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Title: Riverland news
Physical Description: v. : ill. (some col.) ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Citrus Pub.
Place of Publication: Dunnellon FL
Dunnellon, FL
Publication Date: 07-26-2012
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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, July 26, 2012Vol 30 No. 40 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Cut-a-Thon for Bannister planned Transplant for Trish will have a Cut-a-thon starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Patsy & Co and Fusion Hair Salon in Dunnellon. Friends and former coworkers of Patricia Trish Sammons Bannister will join in the fun and provide a shampoo and wet cut for donations. Patsy & Co plans to have drinks and hot dogs on sale. All donations and proceeds are going to the Transplant for Trish trust account at Bank of America to cover the cost of medical expenses related to a kidney transplant for Bannister. For more about her story, visit www.trans plantfortrish.com. Political Ice Cream Forum slated July 29A Political Ice Cream Forum, sponsored by John Deakins, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Dunnellon Historic Train Depot. The public is invited to enjoy some ice cream and hear the candidates present their stump speech. Candidates will be given three minutes to present their platform with an additional three minutes for Q & A. Candidates who have confirmed their attendance so far include: Undersheriff Dan Kuhn, Jackie Porter, Pat Gabriel, Woody Clymer and Bobby Dee. For more information, call John at 352-427-0020. Cancer society to host Relay round-upThe American Cancer Society will host a Relay Round-Up at 6 p.m. Monday, July 30, at the First Baptist Church in Dunnellon. There will be food and information available on the programs and services available to residents of Dunnellon and the surrounding area. The purpose of the meeting is to find volunteers that would be interested in participating in our Signature Events, such as Relay For Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. For more information, call Diana at 352-629-4727, ext. 5820, by Friday. After delaying the initial bond payment due to Regions Bank Orlando, the Dunnellon City Council on Monday approved refinancing the Series C Bond the banking lender issued to the city in November 2010. City Manager Lisa Algiere, in November 2011, said she had struck a deal with banking officials to delay the first bond payment for another year. However, no deal was ever presented to the City Council. Algiere on Monday said its not a refinancing of the bond, that its an extension of the current bond payments due. She added the city is working on an agreement with Regions Bank officials so that the schedule for all bond payments is the same. We negotiated new terms, thats all, she said. Its just an extension. We just wanted to get all of the loans on the same schedule. The city, as of July 24, owes Regions Bank $2,654,345.35 in bond payments. According to Algiere, a payment of $244,852.57 is due for Bond A; $559,492.78 is due for Bond B; City must pay additional 2 percent on Series C bond; overall payment of $2 million-plus due New Dunnellon High principal ready for challenge Ken McAteer is ready for his newest challenge principal at Dunnellon High School. McAteer, who earlier this year had been tabbed to lead Reddick-Collier Elementary, was recently chosen instead to lead Dunnellon High after longtime Principal Michelle Lewis was transferred to Liberty Middle School. It does take a long time to become a principal, McAteer said. After receiving a masters degree from the University of Florida, McAteer had to earn his teaching license and gain experience as a teacher. He worked at a high school for about eight years. McAteer had to then go to Educational Leadership School and earn a license. After receiving his license, he served as an assistant principal in the Marion County School District for seven years. When they told me I was going to Dunnellon, I was really excited, said McAteer, who has 15 years of experience teaching and working with high school aged students. McAteer is not changing the original schedule planned for the upcoming school year. The students will attend AMANDA BARNEY/For the Riverland NewsRecnetly named principal at Dunnellon High School, Ken McAteer is looking forward to the challenge of leading the school in his first role as principal. McAteer doesnt plan many changes in first year AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News See PRINCIPAL page 9 Council to lower millage rate First budget hearing set for Sept. 10 More than a month away from its first public budget hearing, the Dunnellon City Council is letting the public know in advance: the millage rate is coming down. City Manager Lisa Algiere and Finance Director Jan Smith told the council that despite having fewer tax dollars to work with, city staff has put together a budget that will result in a drop in the millage rate. The revenues are coming in better this year, Finance Director Jan Smith told the Council. The City Council, in approving the millage rate for Fiscal Year 2012-13, will drop to 6.8013, a 1/2 point lower had it adopted the roll back rate. The roll back rate meant the City Council could have set the millage rate at a level to produce the same amount of revenue. Currently, the citys millage rate is 7.1408. Setting it at the current level means city officials cannot raise it; however, they can opt lower it if they choose to. Overall, city officials said its a little more than a 6 percent drop compared to a year ago. Mayor Fred Ward and See MILLAGE page 16 See GREENLIGHT page 11 Welcome to the USA Theyre backkkkk! More than 30 Chinese exchanged students were welcomed to Dunnellon as about 27 families from Dunnellon and outlying areas embarked on a journey to welcome the students into their homes July 18. Families gathered at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, where they were given last-minute instructions before greeting a bus full of students who will spend the next three weeks in America. During the morning theyll be in the classroom brushing up on their English language skills before a series of afternoon adventures introduces them to American culture. Families gathered around with signs, gifts, food and balloons eagerly waiting for their new adopted kids to arrive from China. For some, it was their first time with the program, but for others it wasnt their first rodeo and they decided they would tackle the program again. Beatris Tripp hosted a young girl from Spain several years ago, so she decided to give it another go by hosting a Chinese student this year. It is nice to share this experience with them, Tripp said. Their cultures are different and it is a fun experience to not only teach them our culture but pick up some of theirs also. Since the mission of this program is to teach the children new ethnicity from around the world, they were given American names to really get settled into the society of the US people. I would like to learn their culture and be a part of something in these kids life, said Bettie Sheret, a local woman who is hosting a child. Before the children JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsFamilies hold up signs as they wait to meet the child, or children, theyll host for the next three weeks as part of the Educational Homestay Program for Education First, a nonprofit organization based in Cambridge, Mass. More than 30 students and two chaperones will spend two and half weeks in a classroom setting, learning the English language. Area families welcome Chinese exchange students Holly Walker, left, and Chelsea Starke wait to greet Xinting Duan or Miley, her American name during her stay for the next three weeks in the U.S. See WELCOME page 11 AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Council sets qualifying dates for November General Election./ Page 2 Council names replacement for late Frederick Fred C. Stark./ Page 3 INSIDE

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will begin Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Marion County Sheriffs Office, 692 N.W. 30th Ave., Ocala. This is an eight-session training class, which is available either as an afternoon class, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. or as an evening class, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The afternoon and evening classes run concurrently and attendance can be mixed, depending upon availability. Only one class can be missed in the eightsession series and the CPR and last class is mandatory. The CERT program is made up of volunteers under the direction of the Division of Emergency Management of the sheriffs office. The purpose of CERT is to train and certify volunteers to be first responders in their communities in the event of a disaster such as a hurricane or tornado. The CERT training includes basic skills in disaster preparedness, fire safety, assessment and treatment of life-threatening conditions, light search of structural and non-structural damage, psychology of the injured and terrorism. Studies of behavior following a disaster have shown that volunteers perform more effectively if they have had prior training and planning in how to function as a team. For more information and for an application, contact Bob Conn, trainer, at 352812-0853. Packets ready starting Aug. 6 The race is on, or soon will be for a seat on the Dunnellon City Council. The council on Monday approved a proclamation establishing the qualifying period for vying for one of three open seats up for grabs in the Nov. 6 General Election. The qualifying period for any individual interested in seeking election to the City Council must do so by obtaining a qualification package, available Monday, Aug. 6, from the City Clerk. The qualifying period begins at noon Aug. 20 and ends at noon Aug. 24. Petitions as well as the proper financial disclosure and campaign forms must be submitted to City Clerk Dawn Bowne no later than noon Friday, Aug. 24. The cost for qualifying will be $45, plus 1 percent of councils annual salary, which equals $18, for a total of $63. The three seats up for grabs include two incumbents, Fred Ward, who holds Seat No. 1 and the title of mayor, and Penny Fleeger, who holds seat No. 5. The winner will secure a four-year on the Dunnellon City Council after the council approved extended terms in 2010. Previously, council members served two years before seeking reelection. The other open spot includes Seat No. 4, held by the late Frederick C. Stark. The title of vice mayor, however, is voted upon by the Dunnellon City Council, not voters. Whoever wins this seat will serve the remainder of Starks term, which ends in 2014. The remaining members of the City Council Lynne McAndrew (Seat No. 3) and Dennis Evans (Seat No. 2) will also serve until 2014. Both of them ran unopposed in the 2010 General Election. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 0 0 0 C 3 X 7 TILE MARBLE GRANITE WOOD LAMINATE We Bring The Showroom To You! 352-489-9200 FREE ESTIMATES 000BU0B WANT MORE CUSTOMERS? CALL PETE (352) 212-2851 FOR SPECIAL ADVERTISING DEALS TODAY! ADVERTISE. 0 0 0 B T Z 5 Subscribe to $27.00* Receive 4 Weeks Free S t a y C o o l T h i s S u m m e r S t a y C o o l T h i s S u m m e r Stay Cool This Summer Call 489-2731 or visit us on the web www.riverlandnews.com *Must be local, in-county delivery. Offer expires 8/1/12 Ask for code: mo 000C4DW T r i n i t y T r i n i t y Trinity V i l l a s V i l l a s Villas Senior Citizen Complex Taking applications for studio & 1 bedroom apartments. Rent is based on income. Preference given to persons with extremely low income levels. 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Schwartz is no stranger to Marion County or ACS, though. For the past seven years, she was worked for ACS and lived in Marion County for the last 22 years. Schwartz has been actively involved in several segments of the county such as Rotary Club, Girl Scouts of America, PTO, SWAT, local food banks, American Association for Suicide Prevention and many more. Her focus, she said, at the American Cancer Society is to be a resource and a partner for the communities of Marion Oaks and Dunnellon, and she will continue to be the staff liaison for the annual ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, now in its fourth year at Silver Springs Natures Theme Park. I am very excited about having the opportunity to work in and get to know the people and the community of Dunnellon, Schwarz said. There is a rich history here, and it is one of the most beautiful locations to visit in Florida, if not the entire Southeast U.S. It reminds me very much of where I grew up in Virginia, a small, closeknit town where people know and take care of one another. I look forward to being a part of this community, not only to serve those with cancer, but to also give back in other ways to the people that live and work here every day. No date has been formally announced for the 2013 Dunnellon Relay for Life. Schwartz said ACS officials hope to have a date set soon. Schwartz to serve Dunnellon area, replaces Brannon JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Diana Schwartz Soaking up the sun JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsA trio of turtles sun themselves on a log sticking out of the water on the Rainbow River near the headsprings at Rainbow Springs State Park. Council sets dates for qualifying period for General Election CERT training to start in September Mayor Fred Ward, left, and Councilwoman Penny Fleeger are up for re-election. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Special to the Riverland News

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Summer Concert Series set for Aug. 11Withlacoochee Area Residents Inc. (WAR) will present the third of its second Saturday Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the YankeetownInglis Womans Club on 56th Street. Rod Sillars and the Florida Cracker Cowboys, which consists of Kit Rich, Randy Tucker and Rory Munoz, Floridas original Bluegrass power-trio, will perform. The final concert in the series is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8, and will feature Frank Thomas, Carly Bak, Jay Wood and Lee Paulet. A $10 donation is requested. For more information, call Lee at 352-795-4506, visit www.warinconline.com or email warinc.directors@ gmail.com. Dunk tank fules program The Dunnellon Police Department held a fundraising event Saturday during Latin Nights in the historic district of Dunnellon, which was coordinated by the Historic Village of Dunnellon. During the event, the Dunnellon Police Department raised funds toward the second annual Cops for Kids program, which provides children in the community a chance to have a holiday they may have only been able to dream of. The Cops for Kids program gives children a chance to build a rapport with officers, who spend time with the children throughout the event. The children are provided with a hot meal before being sent off into the store with their Dunnellon Police Department employee. The children purchase gifts for themselves and family members then wrap them at the event with the assistance of volunteers. After their exciting shopping trip the children are sent home with their wrapped gifts and a full Christmas dinner to enjoy with their families. This fundraising event, which is one of many to come, was a great success, Officer Carolina Rolfes said. It brings us closer to our goal of making a better community through our children, she explained. The Dunk Tank was provided by M & M Bounce with Us and donated by Cadence Bank of Dunnellon. The first to take the hot seat was Sgt. Jacob Gonzalez, followed by Officer Adam Robinson. After being dunked by many of our citizens, a few very special donations were made to see Chief Joanne Black and Darlene Parker, staff assistant, dunked Across the way Abigails Caf provided barbeque, chili and other goodies to raise money for the program. While citizens lined up to dunk a cop, others purchased raffle tickets for a gift basket donated by the DeRose Family Home Daycare. This fundraising event would not have been a success without your help, Rolfes, the coordinating officer for the event, said. I would like to personally thank one of you for supporting the Dunnellon Police Department in our Cops for Kids program. For more information about how you can help the Cops for Kids program, contact the Dunnellon Police Department at 465-8510. 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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 000C4DS Podiatric Physician & Surgeon Solution to puzzle on Page 11 A member of the Florida Press Association 352-489-2731 352-489-6593 (Fax) The Riverland News serves Dunnellon and the surrounding areas: Blue Cove, Chatmire, Hills of Ocala, Lake Tropicana, Rainbows End, Rainbow Lakes Estates, All the Rainbow Springs Area, Rio Vista and Vogt Springs.The Riverland News is delivered on Thursday to subscribers by our carriers and mail. The newspaper is also available inside area stores and at various boxes throughout the community. Local subscription rate is $27 a year. Call for Florida and out-of-Florida rates. The Riverland News is published in Dunnellon, FL by Citrus Publishing, Inc., 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429-5760. CALL 489-2731 For Information On Subscriptions, Display Advertising And Business & Church Directory Ads. TO SUBMIT NEWS ITEMS EMAIL TO: editor@riverlandnews.com NEWS DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY. News items about happenings at area churches and clubs, school and sporting activities, military promotions, announcement of births, anniversaries, engagements, weddings, first and 90+ birthdays, and similar community news items are accepted for publication. PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT DUNNELLON, FL. SECOND CLASS PERMIT #681-730 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: RIVERLAND NEWS, 20441 E. PENNSYLVANIA AVE. DUNNELLON, FL 34432-6035 Police raise funds for Cops for Kids AMANDA BARNEY/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon police officer Adam Robinson prepares to go under during the agencys fundraiser Saturday night at Hot Latin Nights. Council appoints Starks replacement From a pool of four potential replacements for the late Frederick Fred C. Starks council position, the Dunnellon City Council on Monday selected the three-term councilmans replacement. Mayor Fred Ward told the Council he had gauged the interest of four residents who would consider taking the seat, which will be up for grabs in the Nov. 6 General Election. Whoever wins the election, would serve the rest of the two years remaining on the late councilmans term. As the agenda item came forward, Mayor Ward told his counterparts he had sought for individuals in the community to fill in until November, with the hope whoever filled the seat temporarily might consider running for in the General Election: Those individuals included: Ryan Townsend, a youth football coach. He opted not to, Mayor Ward said. He was reluctant to. Thelma Dickinson, a longtime resident of Dunnellon. She was interested, but she was one of the people who signed the Bert Harris lawsuit settlement agreement, Mayor Ward explained. Lisa Sheffield, a business owner and resident, who also serves on the citys planning board. Shes always been interested, Mayor Ward said. She preferred not to serve unless we could not find someone else who was willing to do it. In the end, the Council voted to appoint Erik Collop, a local homeowner, who had recently approached the Council about speeding issues through Blue Cove. He showed an extreme amount of interest, Mayor Ward said. He knows the Council has tried to be very positive in moving forward with things and he was down with that. Collop is married and a father to three children, one boy and twin daughters, all younger than 2. He graduated from Williston High School, has a bachelors degree in business from the University of Florida. He brings some youth to the Council, Mayor Ward said. I feel adding a younger person could bring a different perspective to the Council. In discussing Collop, Councilwoman Penny Fleeger said the late Ann Young, a former councilwoman, who lived next door to the family, adored him. He is a young man who is very well thought of, Fleeger added. Collop, as long as he meets the requirements set forth in the City Charter, will be sworn-in Aug. 13. Mayor Ward said he is registered as Independent. Collop was out of town on business and could not be reached for comment. In other action, the Council: Appointed Councilman Dennis Evans to serve as vice mayor. Appointed Fleeger to serve as the citys appointment to the Ocala-Marion County Transportation Planning Organization. Officials select local businessman, father of three to fill seat after councilmans death JEFF BRYAN Riverland News COMMUNITY NEWS Special to the Riverland News

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River views City should scrap newsletter, save taxpayers moneyIn this weak economy, we are all doing whatever it takes to save money. I found a simple way for the city of Dunnellon to save a little more than $10,000 a year. When I went to pay my water bill, at the Greenlight Office, I asked them what does it cost to print and include in our monthly water bill, the Community Newsletter. She didnt know, and referred me to Town Hall. I went to Town Hall and asked the receptionist who could tell me what the cost is to us for this useless monthly letter. Most of the time the upcoming events listed have already taken place by the time we receive our monthly bill/newsletter and that information could be printed, for free, in our local paper and put on the towns website, also for free. I was told the only person who could answer that question had taken the day off. When I asked about the next day, I was told, Oh, she is taken that off also. I left my name and number and was told someone would call me with the information I was seeking. After two weeks, no one had called, so I returned to the Town Hall and once again asked to speak to someone about the cost of this useless newsletter, and, again, I was told the person who could answer that was not in. I reminded the receptionist that I had been told, two weeks ago, that someone would call me with that information and no one had. Did I have to ask my congressman to get the answer to this question? I left my name and number, again. Finally, a few days later, Ms. Michelle Leonard called and left me a message with a phone number, but no extension number. It took me five calls to finally reach her. At last I was given the answer to my question. It cost 24 cents per copy and they mail out, each month, 3,500 copies of this. That amounts to just over $10,000 per year. What a terrible waste of money. I asked how can I express to the town leaders that they should discontinue this Newsletter and post this information in our paper and on their website for free? Perhaps even use this money to pay down the towns outrageous debt. Judy Larsen Dunnellon Are all American jobs going to be shipped overseas?I just got off the phone with one of the many, many calls I receive Leaders needed to plot new course No offense, Tennessee S o I will say our family trip to the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee was a huge success. We crammed as much as we could into those four days. Each person had their own list and own agenda of what they wanted to do and see. If youre in charge of planning a trip, you choose carefully what youre going to do. But when there are too many bosses, that is where the trouble comes in. How do you put 11 strong personalities together and agree on anything? I guess you dont and maybe you cant. It seemed like everybody had a different idea of what fun should be. The women wanted to go to Dollywood, the men wanted to go to the water park. The women wanted to shop, the men just wanted to see the mountains. The women wanted to eat in restaurants, but the men wanted to roast hotdogs and lay around the cabin. I guess youre seeing the pattern here. Why didnt the men do what they wanted and the women do their own thing, you may ask? Well, because none of us women could drive down the steep winding hills that our cabin was located on. And once you were down the hills there was a narrow, rickety bridge you then had to cross. It was scary and dangerous, to say the least. None of us were brave enough to attempt it, so we had no choice but to depend on the men to take us wherever we wanted to go, or wherever they wanted to go. I can see why they didnt want to leave the cabin, though. It was gorgeous and had everything you needed, including Jacuzzis in the bathroom and a hot-tub spa outside. There was room to sleep 12 and we had every space covered. The porch had several rocking chairs and one night the men bonded with some cold beer and expensive cigars. With a game room, huge kitchen and laundry room, there was actually no reason why anyone would ever have to venture out. Good choice on the cabin. However, we did end up compromising a little. The men agreed to go to Dollywood for half a day, and then the men agreed to go into one shop with us. But I think my husband felt bad because our last night there, he took us shopping and let us go in as many stores as we wanted. Smart man! I have to say Tennessee was breathtakingly beautiful, no doubt about it. Theyre called the Smokey Mountains because there are times you cannot even see the mountains, theyre hidden by what appears to be smoke, which is really amazing. The best part are the cold, running streams everywhere you stop. It was fun for young and old alike to try walking in them, going from rock to rock. They made the Rainbow River seem warm, which we all know its not. Dollywood was a Not just a theme park, but so much more with things for the whole family 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, July 26, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS OUR VOICE LETTERS THE JERSEY GIRL THE OTHER GUY C ity Manager Lisa Algiere must have short-term memory loss, maybe its the stress of the job. Frankly, it comes with the territory. A month ago, I had requested from Mrs. Algiere, in a meeting with Harriet Daniels, the publicist for hire, information about the number of customers utilizing the fiber to the home programs services. A simple request, or so it seemed. But the city manager didnt agree. No, she responded at the time. Not so easy. Records requests didnt do it either, until the Florida First Amendment Foundation and one of its numerous attorneys stepped in to help. Now that was one concern that raised a red flag, and frankly as taxpayers that ringing in your ear is an alarm going off signaling you to pay attention to whats coming next. While state law certainly grants Greenlight some privacy, Im baffled at why the good folks in City Hall would be overly concerned about the number of subscribers it has using its services. Perhaps its because they realize their ambitions were loftier than they anticipated, and revealing numbers could result in a lower purchase price of the system the city has in place if they so choose to sell it. Funny, though, isnt it that Comcast, within an hour of requesting its number of subscribers, provided the figures without batting an eye at the request. The point here, Greenlight is a taxpayer-funded enterprise, just like the water and sewer system. If it bombs, your elected leaders have bet half the farm on its success, or potential failure. The half of the farm Im referring to is the states share of tax revenues given to the city on a yearly basis. That total also equals half of the citys budget. If that money has to be diverted to pay banking officials, how will your elected leaders make up the shortfall? You can bet it would likely result in higher water rates, high property taxes and higher sales taxes. Thats Its only a number folks, its only a number Y ears ago, when the anti-Rainbow River Ranch crowd took over the City Council, it was an academic argument as to what the long-term effects of that decision would be. The last time there was this much controversy in Dunnellon, the Rainbow River Ranch project was being opposed by many residents in Blue Cove as well as Rainbow Springs. John Taylor, the mayor at the time, and the Mainstreet USA program had many plans for the community. Mainstreet had implemented a CRA. That was to fund sidewalk improvements and a boardwalk commercial district behind the Bingo Hall. At that time, housing was booming and overgrowth was a real concern. With the recent, and unfortunate, passing of Vice Mayor Fred Stark, there will certainly be additional intrigue no one could have foreseen coming months ago. Throughout the years, the council has changed personnel, but the resistance to tourist-oriented business development is still the driving force behind our current council. And its certainly easy to see why. Currently, four of the council members live near or along the Rainbow or Withlacoochee rivers. They are reluctant to have additional activities in what they consider their back yards. However, overgrowth today is less of a concern than dying out all together. With three seats available in this upcoming election, perhaps its time for a broader scope of representation throughout the city. While the Rainbow River has to be protected, Rep. Cliff Stearns recently pointed out, The Rainbow River is your best source of revenue. Its time we changed the discussion from not using our most valuable asset, to how best can we protect and also use our Rainbow River for the good of all Dunnellon to include those who call this home, but do not reside within the city limits. We certainly hope the desperate shape the city is in will not prevent those interested in seeing a thriving attractive city will not be discouraged from running for office. It was an academic arguSee LETTERS page 10 See OTHER page 10 See JERSEY page 10 Audrey Beem Jeff Bryan Editor See LEADERS page 10

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The Ocala Social Security office at 217 S.E. First Ave. is closed due to extensive flood damage from Tropical Storm Debby. The Ocala Social Security Office is scheduled to move to a new location in August. Since the damage to the current location will take several months to repair, it will remain closed and will reopen at the new location in August. Most Social Security business does not require a visit to the office. Services are available online at www.socialsecurity.gov Social Securitys toll free telephone number is 800772-1213 and by mail. Some services are available via the web. You can visit any Social Security office for assistance. The nearest offices to Ocala are Gainesville (1610 N.W. 23rd Ave.) or Leesburg (118 E. Main St.) T his time of year, we see a lot of weddings, and in many cases that means name changes. If you need to change your name due to marriage, divorce, or any other reason, you will want to report the change to Social Security. There are several reasons to report the change. First, IRS and Social Security match computer records. If the name and Social Security number you report on your tax return do not match the name and Social Security number in our records, it could delay the processing of your return as well as any tax refund you might be due. The second reason it is important to make sure your Social Security records are up-to-date is because your potential Social Security benefits are based almost entirely on the earnings record we maintain for you. If your employer reports earnings to the government under your new name, and your Social Security record still shows your old name, those earnings may not get credited to your Social Security earnings record. Missing earnings can lead to lower future Social Security benefits. To change your name in Social Securitys records, you must apply for a new Social Security card. To make the application process faster and easier, just go to www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber/ and print out the form for a Social Security card, Application Form SS5. Thats also the form you need if you simply want to apply for a replacement card. The application form also tells you what evidence you will need to submit. Complete the one-page form and bring or mail it to your local Social Security office with proper documentation. All documents must be originals or certified copies and must have information that clearly identifies you, like your date and place of birth. The application includes information on what types of identity and documentation are needed for specific cases, and what types of documents we can accept. The application process is easy, and described well (along with other things you may want to know about your Social Security card and number) at www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber. Adon Williams is the Social Security District Manager in Ocala. If I were a voting, taxpaying citizen in Dunnellon I would be upset and demand change for the following reasons. The millage rate city Dunnellon City is 7.18, the highest in Marion County. In comparison, Belleview is 4.41 and Ocala is 5.9. Utility rates in the city are the third highest in Florida. The city has put your tax revenue at risk with the Greenlight Dunnellon Communications venture, which does so well it does not need a real manager or even customers it seems. The borrowed utility loan debt is secured by your rates. The city has engaged in annexing properties that even if ever developed, will put a strain and cost burden to the city finances. The developers of these properties know they had a winning hand in dealing with city officials and will continue to take advantage of the city. Remember the Bert Harris Private Protection Act is still in effect. It seems like the $202,000 legal advice/representation cost to the city is not enough to avoid these legal pitfalls. To even consider annexing the Pruitt Secret Promise property is absurd. Unneeded traffic light cameras installed as revenue collectors was a fiscal and public relations fiasco. At least we have not gotten the negative attention of Waldo, Lawtey and Stark, yet. An ever-growing city budget with more employees who make a higher salary and have better benefits than the average Dunnellon resident or employee of a local business. Example: Greenlight has seven employees with a $343,000 annual budget, according to the Fiscal Year 2012 budget. This equals $40,000 dollars a year for regular Greenlight employees and $55,000 manager salary being split three ways. The benefits cost for these are $133,000 FY 2012. This includes retirement plan ($38,000), health/life insurance ($61,647), dental plan ($2,893) and a vision plan ($492). How many Dunnellon residents and Dunnellon business employees have this pay scale and benefits? Note that Greenlight is not even fully operational and the staffing has grown. How many customers does Greenlight have now? For more than a year Greenlight had more employees than customers. Is there a loan payment coming up soon on the borrowed Greenlight money? The Rainbow Springs Utility employees are or will be on the city payroll. I would venture that is a good personal event as they will surely come out ahead in pay, security and benefits over their private sector employer. To clarify, I certainly believe any private or public sector worker should be fairly compensated. Recent events out of Scranton Pa., Stockton Ca., and other bankrupt cities show that it is the city employees who also lose when a city has fiscal problems. Government as well as private enterprise should be as efficient as possible to protect the future of their employees. This is a not a criticism of public employees but an appeal to city government to be efficient and protect the future of public employees. The city managers total salary/benefits package is almost impossible to figure out. It appears the managers annual auto allowance is $3,600 a year. The cost of the auto allowance is spread over five departments, I assume to make for easier accountability and tracking. Counting the auto allowance, salary, benefits and Greenlight management shared money, I would venture the total compensation package is more than $100,000 FY 2012, but that is an estimate. Who knows exactly as a lot of city salaries/benefits/expenses are hidden in Tax Increment (line item 130 in the FY 2012 budget). It certainly increased in FY 2012. As reported in the Sept. 15, 2011, Riverland News, Councilman Dennis Evans stated at the council meeting he was confused and did not fully understand about the salary/budget allocations in the FY 2012 budget. I totally agree with the sincere, honest comment by the councilman and hope the explanation promised at the next council meeting was given. Perhaps someone will explain the budget allocations in clear layman terms one day. Why not make it transparent so you can follow the money trail? The city purchase of the broken, privately owned Rio Vista sewage treatment plant and taking on the burden of the court contempt ruling is mindboggling. The city obligated taxpayers to more than a $1 million hook up for 44 existing Rio Vista sewer customers. The Rio Vista residents are only obligated to pay for a third of any cost incurred no matter what. Why would the city ever get involved in a private, county, state or federal environmental issue? It certainly was not a city issue or problem until the city leaders made it one. I assume the city officials who live on the river had first hand knowledge of the effect of the broken sewage system on downstream river property. No plans to explore cost saving options or mergers with the county. Crystal River and Inverness have done away with city police and let the county sheriff provide service. Little Dunnellon has it own duplication of Marion County law enforcement operations. If economy of scale and pooling of resources is so important to the utility system, why not all departments? The answer I believe is that the goal of this city government is to grow the city government for the sake of the city government, not the residents. Most residents in this recession have tightened their belts, not the city they have expanded. How many communities with 1,800 residents have the level of cost Dunnellon has to operate, if they even have a city government? There is no open communication or input sought from local communities or citizens. The recent episode with Congressman Stearns is a good example. Mayor Ward know his rooftop sucking resources out of the city comment would snare Congressman Stearns in the local political milieu. The city manager knows that Dunnellon did not qualify for federal stimulus fiber optic money from the beginning as Dunnellon was not underserved by private communication companies. These comments turned a good will visit made in good faith into a potential liability for the congressman, who rebounded nicely with his informative meeting. The utility purchase meetings fiasco and the joint city/county commission meeting come to mind also. The letter to Mr. Lynn Black threatening his first amendment rights are another Dunnellon highlight. This type of unprofessional and petty political activity is becoming commonplace. Good, sincere questions from the Riverland News Editorial section and citizens concerns go unanswered as this columns concerns will. To sum up the issue, what was so wrong with the nice Dunnellon area residents either grew up in or moved into? Most people did not stay or move here for big city services, conveniences and problems. Dunnellon residents, this is your city, it is your future, your taxes what value do you get for your high taxes and utility rates? The city government is not facing the reality of todays economic climate. The operational cost and salary budget cost of this city cannot be sustained. The financial resources are just not there. Again, I believe the city functions for the good of city government, not the good of the community. It is time for the voting citizens of Dunnellon to be proactive, to demand and vote for good governance by the city. Steve Swett is an 18year Rainbow Springs resident and retired Dunnellon postmaster. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 5 CITRUS COUNTYS BEST BRINGS YOU THE BEST YOUR FAMILY, HOME & ENVIRONMENT Damage Stops Within Hours of Treatment! TERMITE & PEST CONTROL (352) 563-6698 (866) 860-BUGS 000BZ7Y www.CitrusPest.com $ 100 00 OFF TREATMENT New Residential Customers. 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6 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsHarmony in the Streets campers run underneath and through water firefighters from Rainbow Springs Station No. 22 sprayed on t hem during the water day party. The weeklong camp was sponsored by the Marion County Sheriffs Office and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch, was July 16 through 20 at Rainbow Springs State Park. The youths were treated to a water party courtesy of Marion County Fire Rescue Rainbow Springs Station No 22, which used a hose and pumper truck to cool the kids off. Throughout the week, campers were treated to a variety of activities and demonstrations from the Marion County Sheriffs Office SWAT team and K9 units, to viewing the variety of motor vehicles used by the sheriffs office to a snake show. On Friday, a graduation party was held to celebrate the end of the weeklong camp. ABOVE: Campers give one of their dry counselors a hug at the end of the water day celebration. LEFT: Firefighter/EMT Scott Shockly smiles as he doses youths participating in the annual Harmony in the Streets summer camp during their annual water day party. ABOVE: Firefighter/EMT Rob Ponte shows youths some of the different equipment firefighters carry on trucks to use during emergencies such as fires and wrecks. Ponte fielded a variety of questions from the campers. RIGHT: Michael Bundrick holds up his hands as he rushes toward a stream of water being unleashed from a hose. Personnel from Marion County Fire Rescue Rainbow Springs Station No. 22 pose for a photo Thursday with youths participating in the annual Harmony in the Streets.

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R IVERLAND EDUCATION 8 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26, 2012 EDUCATION NEWS Extended Day Services taking applications Extended Day services are available to parents and students before and after school hours in Marion County Public Schools. Pre-registration is now available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday at CTAE (Community Technical and Adult Education) in Ocala through August 1. After that, registration only takes place at schools in mid-August during Open House events. For more information, call Ann Marie Julio at 352-671-4135. Hospice helping Stuff the Bus Hospice of Marion County has joined the annual Stuff the Bus campaign, which provides school supplies for homeless children. Items needed include new backpacks, binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, socks, shoes, clothing and personal care products such as deodorant and shampoo, and laundry detergent. Donations will be collected Aug. 4 through 10 at the Hospice of Marion County thrift stores in the Kmart shopping center (10325 S.E. U.S. 441, Belleview), Jasmine Square (6114 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala), Heather Island Plaza (7578 S.E. Maricamp Road, Ocala) and Terrace Shoppes at Spruce Creek (17860 S.E. 109th Ave., Summerfield). The stores are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.Marion sheriffs office sponsors Teen DriverThe Marion County Sheriffs Office, in partnership with the Florida Sheriffs Association, offers the Teen Driver challenge, a free drivers safety course for young people, ages 15 to 19. The Teen Driver Challenge consists of two training days totaling 12 hours. The first day includes a four-hour lesson in a classroom setting. The second day is spent on the driving range, giving teens an intense eighthour and hands-on driver safety lesson. Below is the 2012 Teen Driver Challenge course schedule: July 13 and 14 Registration started July 2. Aug. 24 and 25 Registration starts Aug. 13. Sept. 21 and 22 Registration starts Sept. 10. Oct. 12 and 13 Registration starts Oct. 2. Nov. 16 and 17 Registration starts Nov. 5. The registration limit for each class is 16 students. Lessons are from 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Parents can register their teens within the two weeks prior to each course date. Visit www.marionso.com/division-corrections-juvenile-tdc.php for more information about the course and for registration dates. Please call 368-3530 to register for the course. Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is continuing to support Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one local school. Containers for these labels can be found at Winn-Dixie (ask for box at cigarette counter), Ace Hardware, To Your Health Spa and in the Narthex of St. Johns Catholic Church. For more information about this program, call 489-5954. Tweak in FCAT scores dont alter local schools FCAT 2.0 proved to just as tough an act to follow as FCAT 1.0. The state Department of Education released annual school grades July 11 for districts statewide as Marion County found itself ranked in the middle of the pack with the four area schools showing mixed results. However, state education officials recently admitted to scoring errors on the statewide test. Those changes results in three schools in the Marion County School District improving a letter grade, but it didnt alter the grades of area schools. Dunnellon Elementary had the highest, chiming in with B a year for the second time in three years. A year ago, Dunnellon Elementary was given an A. Romeo Elementary and Dunnellon Middle School each received Cs. It marks the second consecutive year each school was given a C grade. The news was expected by school officials statewide, considering more rigorous FCAT 2.0 tests were issued this year and the proficiency benchmarks Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon High School students who won awards at the recent Yearbook Connection workshop, from left, are: freshman Emily Romero, senior Stevie White, junior Courtney Pike, senior Ariel Buchko, junior Laura Riley and senior Rachel Horne. DHS Yearbook students take top honor at workshop In all aspects of life there are many things that one needs to know. In yearbook and journalism class, its no different. The 2012 Yearbook Connections summer workshop theme was You Better Know, or YBK for short, and from the opening session, students and advisers learned what theyd better know by the workshops end. The three-day workshop, which began July 16, was led by Steven Wallace and Cara Cruce, local Herff Jones reps, and the keynote speaker was yearbook expert Carol Ryan, a Las Vegas native who was a former yearbook adviser of an award-winning publication before becoming a Herff Jones representative. The ultimate goal of the workshop was to have a theme, cover and layout spread designed by the end of the three days. Dunnellon High School was represented by six students. Senior Rachel Horne and junior Laura Riley, who will be co-editors, are entering their third year in journalism. The rest, seniors Stevie White and Ariel Buchko, junior Courtney Pike and freshman Emily Romero, are about to embark on their first high school journalism adventure. Each day the group met Dunnellons yearbook adviser Julie Mancini in the DHS parking lot at 7 a.m. to embark on the hourlong journey to Oak Hall School in Gainesville. At first it was kind of annoying have to wake up so early over the summer, White said. But after the first day, I was really excited to wake up early to learn what we were going to be doing. Eighty-two students and advisers packed into the Oak Hall cafeteria, which was decorated with colorful paper lining the walls and hundreds of yearbooks on the tables to provide inspiration. From day one, presentations were offered about important topics a YERD (Yearbook Nerd) must know, such as Anatomy of a Yearbook and theme. Students attended different classes depending on their role in their own journalism classes. Design lessons were split into beginning and advanced classes led by Cruce and Ryan, respectively. In beginning design, I learned the basics of United Way seeks ReadingPals for school year OCALA United Way of Marion County is looking to recruit 100 volunteers to be placed in local elementary schools this fall and be paired up with one child to work on literacy skills. The volunteer commitment consists of one hour, once a week for 25 weeks. Training and materials will be provided. This volunteer recruitment effort is in response to a grant that United Way of Marion County received from Carol and Barney Barnett. The grant is focused on engaging, training and deploying volunteer reading pals in 10 Florida regions to increase the number of students who are reading at grade level by the end of third grade. Working with local school districts, United Ways Womens Leadership Councils, Early Learning Coalitions, Childrens Services Councils and others, this initiative will focus on engaging students from pre-kindergarten to third grade. Local United Ways are tasked with partnering with their local school system, using a common state-wide preand postassessment, tracking volunteer hours and providing books for children to take home. Implementation of the program is left to the discretion of each community. When schools improve, communities improve and sometimes kids just need someone who believes in them, said Maureen Quinlan, president of United Way of Marion County. United Way recognizes that everyone can contribute to a childs academic success. Volunteer training will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Marion County Public Library Headquarters at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Volunteers will be placed when school begins in the fall. For more information, contact Jan Hathaway at 352-732-9696, ext. 212, or jhathaway@uwmc.org. Agency needs 100 volunteers for program Special to the Riverland News LAURA RILEY For the Riverland News Dunnellon Elementary has highest grade of area schools JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See FCAT page 9 Stuff the Bus locales selected The largest school supply drive in Marion County celebrates 11 years of giving to students this summer. Operation: Stuff the Bus started in 2002 as a summer drive to gather school supplies for Marion Countys homeless students. Today, the program helps more than 2,000 needy students throughout Marion County Public Schools. The annual program is co-sponsored by Marion County Public Schools and local military organizations. Operation: Stuff the Bus affords local residents the opportunity to make a true difference in a homeless childs life by donating new school supplies, childrens clothing, shoes, books and games, personal hygiene items, gifts cards and financial contributions. To date, the campaign has collected nearly $400,000 in donations and merchandise, which has been distributed through the school districts Homeless Student program and guidance counselors. A decorated school bus with ample room to stuff donations inside will sit at local retail stores from 9a.m. to 5 p.m. according to the following schedule: Saturday, July 28 Wal-Mart, Easy Street (2600 S.W. 19th Ave., Ocala.) Saturday, Aug. 4 to be announced. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Super Tuesday (local government participation day.) Saturday, Aug. 11 Kmart, Belleview. Saturday, Aug. 18 Harley Fun Run (starts at VFW Post 284 Belleview with 8 a.m. breakfast and ends at Harley Davidson of Ocala, 5331 N. U.S. 441, Ocala.) Checks benefitting Operation: Stuff the Bus should be indicated as such and made payable to Operation: Stuff the Bus, c/o Homeless Children Program, Marion County Public Schools, 1517 SE 30 Ave. No. 5, Ocala, FL, 34471. For more information, contact the school districts Homeless Children Program at 352-671-6847 or email Suzanne. McGuire@marion.k12.fl. us. Ariel Buchko, left, and Stevie White view images on the camera that were taken July 16 at the Yearbook Connection workshop. See YERDS page 9 Special to the Riverland News

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were raised for most of the tests. The good news, district officials noted, is that none of Marion's elementary or middle schools received a D or F grade. Dunnellon Highs grade is pending and results are expected soon, state officials said. A year ago, Dunnellon High received a B for the second straight year despite earning enough points to receive an A. According to guidelines, school grades include four measures of student achievement and four measures of student learning gains plus several components for high schools that are based on measures other than state assessments, as well as a new measure for middle schools that measures participation in and performance on high-school-level end-ofcourse (EOC) assessments. Floridas current school accountability system originated with state legislation passed in 1999 (the A+ Plan) and has been revised periodically to reflect increased standards and expectations for student performance. Florida is the first state to track annual student learning gains based on the states academic standards. School grades (A through F) have been issued since 1999, with the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT, and now the FCAT 2.0) being a key instrument in calculating school grades. eight classes and have a block day where they attend half their classes one day and half the next. Mrs. Lewis and the staff worked hard on putting this schedule together, McAteer said. We are going to test it out and evaluate it over the year. Dunnellon High will continue its advanced placement programs where McAteer said he plans on developing more of those classes and electives. He was one of the administrators who developed the college readiness program at nearby Westport High School. Dunnellon High will have about four to five new faces on the teaching staff. They are starting to look this week for new staff members. The Power Generation Academy is also looking for a new instructor for the program. My main goal at Dunnellon High School is to continue to develop the programs and community, said McAteer, who noted the high school has a great AP program and believes people dont really know about it due to the location. I want to develop different courses including new electives and AP classes. I also want students who are zoned for Dunnellon to go here. Its my job to let the public know how good of a school we are. how to set up a spread and the dos and donts of making a yearbook, said Pike. A photography class was taught with Matt Stamey from the Gainesville Sun. Lessons based on Photoshop, coverage ideas and marketing rounded out the program. Mancini facilitated a trio of classes about marketing, student leadership and one for advisors. The camp took a fun approach to teaching students about themselves and how they could help better their class. Games were held that were not only fun but also helpful like Speed Dating, where students had two minutes to ask the right questions for a good caption. Students entered contests during the workshop, too. On Monday, both beginning and advanced design classes were given the opportunity to submit a mock yearbook layout on paper, using magazines for inspiration and for paste-up. On Tuesday, students worked in groups to create a mock yearbook spread using the Maestro Concept, a management system focusing on group thinking and collaboration. On the final day, most of the 19 schools were judged on their theme presentation. Most schools showed their cover, endsheet and title and divider ideas, and sought advice from the group. The workshop allowed me to further understand the rules I need to follow when designing pages for our yearbook, said Horne. It was a really fun experience that I needed to prepare me for the upcoming year. On the third day, awards were given out and Dunnellon took home eight. Romero received first place for caption in the high school division and one for her picture of the Oak Hall School track, judged by Stamey. Buchko, White, and Pike took home first, second and third place for their beginning layout designs. Horne and Riley received a joint award for their advanced design. Horne, White and Pike also were given an award for their Maestro spread. Dunnellon High School was awarded the top prize for its theme presentation, which was the biggest award of the workshop. I love when my students get recognized for their hard work, Mancini said. I think its really important to not only plan ahead, but the awards also help to start the year off right: excited. Finally drumroll please the theme for the 2013 Dunnellon High School yearbook is Spark the Revolution. The staff has decided on a theme that was first suggested by the 2012 editor Amanda Ortman, but has been tweaked to fit the changes that have occurred for the upcoming school year. Who knew when we first started thinking about revolution that we would have such a great number of changes happening around school? Mancini said. From the new schedule, to the new principal, this is sure to be a revolutionary year. Horne agreed. We chose an empowering theme, something different but good, and if it makes each student feel as if this yearbook is all about them, thats the way its supposed to be, Horne explained. The DHS journalism staff would like to extend a thank-you to the local business community for its continued support. The yearbook staff will be coming around in the current weeks to sell ads and books. Businesses can not only advertise, but they can also purchase books, either for themselves, or for students who cannot afford them through the angel book program. Yearbooks are currently $40 and ads start at $30 for a business-card size. Any seniors or relatives of 2013 seniors are also welcomed to purchase an ad for their child. We are hoping to have an all-color yearbook this year, Horne said. We all plan to work hard to achieve that goal. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 9 PRINCIPAL continued from page 1 YERDS continued from page 8 FCAT continued from page 8 Moose Lodge gives donation to Little League Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Moose Lodge No. 2308 donated $500 to Dunnellon Little League. Accepting the donation is Ashley Hickey, center, Dunnellon Little League treasurer. Pictured with Hickey are John Lawrence, left, and Brooks Owens. Park Partnership grants available Nonprofit groups interested in developing or upgrading recreational facilities for public use may benefit from a Marion County Parks and Recreation grant program. Through July 31, 2012, groups operating or intending to operate a public park or offer public recreation facilities within Marion County may apply for a grant under the 2012-2013 Park Partnership Program. Awardees will receive up to 50 percent in matching funds for their projects. A total of $60,000 is available for the program this year. Those interested in applying may visit www.marioncountyfl.org/ parks.htm to download grant application instructions and forms. During the past 18 years, the Park Partnership Program has awarded more than $960,000 in matching funds to its grant recipients. Last year, program funding helped organizations such as Mike Giffin Memorial Park, Inc., improve park and recreation areas amenities in the Fort McCoy area. The Park Partnership Program is funded through the Pennies for Parks bond referendum. For additional program information, please contact Marion County Parks and Recreation at 352671-8560 or stop by the office at 111 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. 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daily from people whom I cannot understand. They are obviously calling from a foreign country to solicit American business. I wonder how many of my fellow Americans are disgusted as I am with similar calls. I am not anti-foreign because most of our forefathers came from other countries and I worked in Africa for 14 years and enjoyed my relationship with the people I worked with. Why cant these jobs be given to our own unemployed people? Years ago, people made a concerted effort to learn the English language if they wanted to live here or those who wanted to trade with use could at least speak our language properly. I dont know if anyone out there has given this serious thought, but isnt this what Mr. (Mitt) Romney did when he was governor of Massachusetts? Just be warned, if he happens to become our next president (heaven forbid) it will only be a matter of time before he ships out more and more jobs that should stay here in the good old USA. And isnt it sad that our U.S. Olympic uniforms were made in China? My heaven, what happened to this great country? Do you mean to tell me that we dont have a manufacturer in the USA that can compete with China? Gosh! I wonder if our U.S. military uniforms are also made in China. It wouldnt surprise me one bit. Another thing that really irks me is that Romney only submitted taxes for one year when other contenders were willing to submit tax information, and Romney has his millions and millions of dollars stashed away in foreign banks. Some American! Wow, hes really for the American people. Thats a joke. Patricia Hess Dunnellon Police department receives makeoverThe Dunnellon Police Department was in need of a professional appearance in front of the building. A citizen helped us design the front area and provided us with beautiful plants and flowers. The citizens, with the assistance from Public Services, planted the plants and flowers, which changed the appearance of the department tremendously. Dunnellon Mulch and Stone observed the work in progress and graciously donated mulch, which changed the look completely. We would like to thank everyone who assisted in making our police department look fantastic. Joanne M. Black Chief, Dunnellon Police Department ment those numbers of years ago, with one side saying that to not utilize our resources such as the Rainbow and Withlacoochee rivers would be devastating to the local economy, and the other side feeling that growth near the rivers would result in ecologic devastation. It is no longer an academic argument. We are in dire financial straits and, if anything, because of resistance. We have still had growth around our rivers, but it was poorly planned and terribly inefficient. A larger and more diverse pool of candidates could not only change the direction the city has been mired in for several years, but perhaps point us in the right direction for economic growth. This election can provide the opportunity to correct the mistakes of the past, and set Dunnellon on a path to a new future where water rates do not cause customers to boycott businesses and for-sale signs do not dot our landscapes. about the time youll throw your arms in the air, screaming about higher taxes. Im not the boy crying wolf here; the sky is falling, folks. Officials recently approved another extension of Bond C, which the city was on the hook for a payment in November. Algiere had struck a deal with Regions Bank in Orlando last fall to delay the initial bond payment, but that agreement has yet to see the light of day. Obviously, thats no longer of concern with the most recent deal struck between city and banking officials. Thats twice the city has delayed a bond payment. Either way you slice this or dice this, the longer officials continue to strike deals to delay bond payments, the more the debt will pile up. Thats when taxes will go up. As most governments have been taking measures to cut costs, services and employees, the city of Dunnellon has done the exact opposite by adding employees. Perhaps, and this is a just novel idea, but more than a year ago when Greenlight encountered delay after delay in launching on time, officials should have temporarily laid off those employees until the fiber to the home program was up and running. Instead, they continued to collect paychecks for services rendered, or lack thereof, depending on your viewpoint. Regardless, my friends, that alarm going off in your heads is a wake-up call. Its time you demand answers, you deserve to know the truth about exactly why Greenlight is struggling and what exactly your elected officials plan on doing about it. Hiding behind propitiatory information is all good and well; however, when it affects the bottom line of home owners, renters, property owners and businesses, those appointed to office will have to answer. Thats when it might be time to cancel the current service (officials) and put something better into office. Thats worth staying tuned in to. get involved in such as a rope climbing contest while in a bucket. Although it was very hot in Tennessee that day, there is several water rides that dont only promise to get you wet, but follow through on that promise. We were all drenched and laughing by the time we were done. Later that night, we went out for our only meal outside the cabin, a delicious barbeque feast. After which we tried several times to bring back a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts, but the line was wrapped around the building every time, and we thought our drivethrough at the Dunnellon McDonalds was bad. There was a Jurassic Park boat ride that my 7year-old grandson enjoyed a lot and my granddaughter likes anything country, especially the music, so she had a great time. Would I make this trip again? I sure would, and Cherokee seems like a neat place to visit next time along with other things we didnt have time for. Would I want to live there? I dont think I could. The mountains caused my stomach to roll and my ears to pop. No offense to all the people in Tennessee, but even though its a beautiful place I still prefer the lowlands, beaches and year-round sunshine of my favorite state, Florida. But people tell me a trip in the fall just might change my mind. Im game, but only if I dont have to drive. 10 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 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 000BZBC CARDS & GIFTS NEW ARRIVALS Bath Body Whimsy. 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Songs may be any type of music, and must be the original work of the entrant. Those who wish to enter need not be skilled musicians. There are songs in the hearts of everyone. The songs entered into the contest are not judged on the slickness of their presentation. However, a good recording showcases the songs to the best advantage. Since its beginning in 1992, the contest has generated hundreds of songs about every conceivable aspect of Florida: its history, land, water, characters, weather, and creatures. Songs have been serious, comical, romantic, and inspirational. They have included folk, country, rap, blues, jazz, and classical. Entries arrive from various areas of the USA, but most come from Florida. Five judges rate the songs on authenticity, originality, and emotional impact, as well as technical aspects. Each person may submit up to three songs. Cash prizes are awarded the top three entries. Winners are invited to perform on the main stage at the annual Will McLean Music Festival, March 8 to 10, 2013 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch in Brooksville. All who enter will have an opportunity to share their songs in song circles at the festival. The Will McLean Foundation has produced the first in a series of compact discs featuring the finalists of each year. The first CD, Soul of the Hawk, with winners from 2006-2010, is now available. For more information, see the contest rules attached or visit www.willmclean.com or call 352-465-7208. Special to the Riverland News COMMUNITY NEWS Police collecting used cell phones The Dunnellon Police Department is collecting cellular phones with chargers for Domestic Violence victims. The collected phones are turned over to domestic violent shelters and provided to victims to use to call 911 for any emergency. Please drop off all unused cellular phones along with the chargers to the police department, 12014 S. Williams St. Dunnellon or at Repeat Boutique. Boys and Girls Clubs seek donations Many Boys and Girls Clubs are benefitting from car donations. The cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support their many programs. People wishing to donate their cars or for more information call 800-246-0493. DCF seeks volunteers for programThe Department of Children and Families in your community has been awarded a Food Stamp Participation Grant. DCF is looking for committed volunteers with computer experience to help our food stamp customers navigate the online application process. For more information, call Nora Larsen at 352330-5517 or email Nora_Larsen@ dcf.state.fl.us. U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps seeks membersManatee Division drills at Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, in Yankeetown, the second weekend monthly. The Sea Cadets are for youths, ages 13 through 17 years old. There is also a Navy League Cadet unit for youths, ages 11 through 13 years old. For more information, visit www.manateediv. org or call Commanding Officer LTJG Todd Dunn at 352-212-5473 or tdunn@manateediv.org.

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reached their destination at the First Baptist Church, they had to settle for the real American experience and head into one of the leading stores in America, Wal-Mart. We are so excited for getting the two children, my dad is coming from the hospital right now to meet them, Tara Murry said. Theyre both girls and I think well have a lot of fun together. During their time in Dunnellon, the students will attend morning classes at the Dunnellon Christian Academy, where they will be taught courses in English. In the afternoons, the children will be doing a variety of activities that were planned out by the organizers of the program. For the time they have planned out activities for them with the group like going to the Rainbow River, Lego Land, Adventure Land and such. The day we have off I am looking to take them to a Tampa Rays baseball game, the Campbell family said. We have a boy and I believe he will really enjoy going. At the end of their time in school, officials will host a graduation ceremony, and a trip to Orlando is in the works for the students to get to experience Universal Studios and, of course, Walt Disney World. The children are scheduled to leave Aug. 5. This is something I have always wanted to do in my life, Diane Campbell said. I am so excited to go on this journey with these kids. and the full $1.85 million, plus interest, is due for Bond C. The agreement between the two entities states: The city and the bank have agreed to extend the maturity and increase the interest rate for the Refunded 201CC Bond, but to keep the remaining terms the same. This agreement will be implemented by the issuance of the bond in exchange for surrender and cancellation of the Refunded 2OlOC Bond. The deal stated the bond shall be issued in the form of a single, fully registered bond, without coupons and shall be dated Nov. 18, 2010, and shall have the same fiscal details and other features and attributes as the Refunded 201CC Bond, except it shall mature on Nov. 1, 2012, and the interest rate shall increase to LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rates) plus 450 basis points, or 4.5 interest above LIBOR. The original deal called for the city to pay LIBOR plus 250 basis points, or 2.5 percent interest above LIBOR. Because the deal hinges on agreements in the first contract agreed upon in November 2010, in which the city agreed the principal of and interest on the bonds and all required sinking fund, reserve and other payments shall be payable solely from the pledged revenues as herein provided. The pledged revenues, according to the deal, are the states share sales tax revenue. The estimated pledged revenues will be sufficient to pay all principal of and interest on the bond and the outstanding parity bonds, as the same become due, and to make all required sinking fund, reserve or other payments required by this resolution and the original resolution. The agreement also stipulated that the bond will be deemed an obligation of a municipal utility within the meaning of Section 215.84(8), Florida Statutes, so no interest rate limit contained in Section 215.84, Florida Statutes, is applicable to the Bond. The financing for the fiber to the home program is set in three bonds: the Series A bond for 20 years with an interest rate of 3.61 percent; the Series B bond for 5 years with an interest rate of 3.20 percent; and the Series C bond must be repaid in one year. Paperwork for the bonds was completed Nov. 18, 2010. The city has spent more than $3 million of the $7.5 million in funds available for the lofty fiber to the home program, which has encountered several days since the city secured financing in November 2010. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 11 0 0 0 B E 0 8 Puzzle answers on Page 3 COMMUNITY NEWS Friends of the Library to host book sale The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Books Store will host an Over-Inventory Book Sale from July 30, through Aug. 30. Everything in the store will be half-price. Inventory changes daily. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library, which is at 20351 Robinson Road. For more information, call 352-438-2520. Watch-Clock Collectors meet monthlyThe Chapter 156 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) meet at 8 a.m. the fourth Sunday monthly except December at VFW Post 4781 at 9401 S.E. 110 St., Ocala. The facility is off State Road 200, behind Sims Furniture and next to MRMC Medical Park at Timber Ridge approximately 8/10 of a mile east of County Road 484. The presentation topics are about repair and maintenance of Clocks and Watches and related subjects. The public is welcome to attend. There is a $2 fee, which covers refreshments and expenses. For more information, call Roger B. Krieger at 352-527-0669 or Jim Beeman at 352-369-3924. Agency 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. GREENLIGHT continued from page 1 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News ABOVE: Donna Baker chats with Xinyuan Zhang, or Jaden, the name shell use during her stay stateside during the summer exchange program. BELOW: Barbara Donohoe escorts Tim to her husband after greeting the youth after he exited the bus. The Donohoes are hosting two students for the next three weeks. WELCOME continued from page 1 000C1P8 Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop Where Theres ALWAYS Something Different Open 7 days a week Mon.-Sat. 10-5 Sun. 12-4 Grumbles House 20799 Walnut St. In Dunnellons Historic Village (352) 465-1460 dunnellonfloridaantiques.com The Biggest SALE Weve EVER Had Thursday, Friday & Saturday July 26 28 10 am 5 pm 10%-80% off SHOP EARLY AND GET 1 st PICK Daily Specials Selected Concrete Planters 50% off Plants Tyler Candles 40% off Candle Warmers Polish Pottery 15% off Garden Stakes China & Crystal up to 70% off Lamps Antique Glassware Wall Art Figurines Ladies Clothing, Shoes & Accessories Tree Corral Books Jewelry Furniture Vintage Linens Silk Flowers & Containers Bath Soap Birdbaths Unique Gifty Things Lots of Stuff! 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12 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 FAMILY FEATURES A re you hungry for a sweet treat but dont have the time or energy to create something from scratch? These no-fuss dessert recipes are sure to delight. Start with convenient ingredients, such as Sara Lee Pound Cake, and make a few easy enhancements. In no time, you can put together an Easy Trifle, Pound Cake SMores, or even a Classic Strawberry Shortcake. With a few extra minutes, you can create a delectable Banana Nut Pound Cake Pudding, or Grilled Pound Cake with Ice Cream, Pineapple and Chocolate Drizzle perfect for sharing any day of the week. All of these easy recipes can be made with Sara Lee P ound Cake Slices, too. The pre-sliced and individuallywrapped slices are ideal for making perfectly-portioned desserts or snacks. Get more delicious, no-fuss recipes at www.saraleedesserts.com. And to get recipes and tips delivered to your inbox, sign up for a free newsletter at www.saraleedesserts.com/enews-sign-up. Grilled Pound Cake with Ice Cream, Pineapple and Chocolate Drizzle Easy Trifle Banana Nut Pound Cake Pudding Pound Cake SMoresEasy TriflePrep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 1/2 cup Greek peach yogurt 1 cup light whipped topping, divided 1/4 cup sliced fresh peaches 1/4 cup whole raspberries 1 tablespoon toasted almonds Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions. Cut thawed pound cake into 1-inch cubes. Mix yogurt with 1/2 cup light whipped topping, reserving remaining whipped topping for later. Put two parfait glasses on a work surface. Layer 1/4 of the pound cake cubes into each glass. Top each with 1 tablespoon sliced fresh peaches and whole rasp berries, and 1/4 yogurt mixture. Repeat layers, ending with yogurt. Top with remaining light whipped topping and toasted almonds. Tip: You can make this recipe for more people, by scaling up the ingredients and presenting in a pretty glass bowl. Pound Cake SMoresPrep Time: 5 minutes Serves: 2 2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips 1/4 cup mini marshmallows 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts (optional) Preheat oven to 400F. Spray an 8x8-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Place each pound cake slice on the bottom of the baking pan. Top each slice with 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons mini marshmallows. Bake for 5 minutes or until marshmallows are melted and lightly toasted. Top with peanuts, if desired. To cook in microwave: Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions and place each pound cake slice on a microwave-safe plate. Top each slice with 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons mini marshmallows. Microwave on high for 15 to 20 seconds or until marshmallows and chocolate chips are slightly melted. Top with peanuts, if desired.Grilled Pound Cake with Ice Cream, Pineapple and Chocolate DrizzlePrep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 1/2-inch pineapple rings 2 small scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1 cup) 1/4 cup chocolate sauce Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions. Pre-heat a grill or grill pan to medium. Brush each slice of pound cake with melted butter. Grill pineapple slices 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until they are golden brown and caramelized on both sides. While pineapple is grilling, place pound cake slices on the grill for 1 to 2 min utes per side, or until each side is lightly golden brown. Top pound cake slices with grilled pineapple and a scoop of vanilla ice cream (or other desired flavor). Finish with a chocolate sauce drizzle.Banana Nut Pound Cake PuddingPrep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Serves: 4 4 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 2 eggs 1 cup half and half 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 small ripe bananas, thinly sliced 1/2 cup candied pecans (optional) Whipped topping (optional) Preheat oven to 325F. Thaw 4 pound cake slices according to package directions. Cut pound cake slices into 1/2-inch squares and place on a baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted. Whisk eggs, half and half, vanilla and brown sugar until well blended. Set aside. Spray a 1-quart baking dish with cooking spray. If using, sprinkle 1/4 cup pecans onto prepared baking dish. Top with toasted pound cake and banana slices and pour egg mixture on top. Press down pound cake cubes with back of spoon to sub merge completely; let stand 10 minutes. If using, sprinkle with remaining pecans. Cover baking dish with foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove cover and continue baking 15 minutes or until eggs are set. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.

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Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 13 000C31I 0 0 0 C 2 I Y 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 ALL GOLF CARTS ON SALE A LL M AJOR B RANDS 2 & 4 C YCLE R EPAIRED 000C4DQ Stephen Goldsmith BC-HIS 40+ Years Experience We will beat all advertised prices! Many brand names to choose from. GENESIS HEARING CARE 489-9479 20336 E Pennsylvania Ave Dunnellon HEARING AIDS Digital Hearing Aids at Discount Prices All major credit cards accepted. FREE HEARING TEST 000BVJQ VARIETY OF PROGRAMS AVAILABLE Ages 2-5 FREE VPK (voluntary prekindergarten) Infant Program Inclusion Program School Readiness Funding (CDS Vouchers) Scholarships Available Reduced rates for qualifying families FUMC Harmony Preschool 21501 W. Highway 40 Dunnellon, FL 34431 (352) 489-9552 Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm COMMUNITY NEWS 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. 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.American Legion activities slated American Legion Wall-Rives Post 58 will meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will not be served. The Auxiliary will not meet again until September. The Dunnellon Young Marines meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. Refreshments are available. The outdoor flea market and pancake breakfast will resume in September.Penno VFW Post plans eventsEdward W. Penno VFW Post 4864, 10199 Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, announce the following events. Join us for Darts at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Bingo at 1 p.m. Mondays. $1 Hot Dogs are available for lunch on those days. Please plan to join us for dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are $8 each. The canteen is open Sunday through Saturday at noon; and closes at 8 p.m. or later Monday through Saturday except for meeting nights, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 352-465-4864. TOPS welcomes members, visitorsTOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 375 Rainbow Lakes welcomes new members and visitors. TOPS meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rainbow Lakes Community Center 4030 S.W. Deepwater Court, Rainbow Lakes. Take U.S. 41 to Rainbow Lakes Boulevard, 4.5 miles to the Community Center. For more information, call 465-5807. BRIDGE SCORES Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from July 17: Winners: 1. Ruth Brucker, 5,210; 2. Gordon Quigley, 4,390; 3. Wes Hanington, 4,190; 4. Brian Norris, 4,090. Slams: Gordon Quigley and Ruth Brucker, 6S made 7. So You Want To BeIf you like working with numbers and money, you may enjoy a career as an accountant. Accountants keep track of money for companies. Then they make reports on the money for company managers, people outside their companies and the government. There are four kids of accountants: Public accountants work for public accounting companies, and some have their own businesses. Management accountants work for a company and keep track of the money the company spends and makes. Internal auditors are in charge of making sure a companys accounting records are right. They have to make sure no one inside is stealing from the company or wasting the companys money. Government accountants have to make sure the governments records are right. They also check the records of people who do business with the government. Most accountants work about 40 hours a week. However, tax accountants work longer hours in the months leading up to the date taxes are dueApril 15. Although most accountants have a college degree in accounting, some businesses require them to have a masters degree in either business or accounting. Public accountants have to take a special test, too, and they have to have a license for the state in which they work. The end of summer doesnt have to be boring. Check out these ideas for some great summer fun! Millennium Time Capsule The new millennium is just a few months away, so why not develop a time capsule with your friends? Be sure to include a picture of the group, so you can remember how everyone looks now. Each person should include an item that is special to them, like a toy or baseball card. Bury the time capsule in a safe place and open it in 10 years. Lemonade Stand Join your friends and sell lemonade on a hot day. Its a great way to raise some extra spending money. Stamp Collecting Start a stamp collection. A wide variety of stamps are available from your local post office or call 888-STAMPFUN. Private Fort Get old sheets, find some lawn furniture and build your own clubhouse in the back yard. Use rocks to hold down the sheets so they dont blow away. And dont forget the lawn furniture cushions. They make great chairs in a fort. Journal or Diary Its a great time in your life to start a journal or diary. You can write down special events or your thoughts on a subject. In addition, its a great place to stash special things, like ticket stubs or photos. Dont waste the summertime. Do something fun. After all, school will be starting soon. S U M M E R F U N

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Gregory D. Phillips, 49Gregory D. Phillips, 49, of Dunnellon passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. He was born in Leesburg to Thomas Buzz and Margaret Maggie Phillips of Dunnellon. He is the brother of Denise (Tom) Vogelgesang of Monticello. He also has many nieces and nephews and five aunts and one uncle. He graduated from Leesburg High School in 1981 and worked in the computer electronics field. A funeral memorial service will be Aug. 11, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Holy Faith Episcopal Church Dunnellon. Family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Citrus County. Condolences may be left at RobertsofDunnellon.com Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL 34432. Carl Willard Peterson, 93Carl Willard Peterson, 93, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012. He was born Aug 7, 1918 in Chicago, Ill. the son of Edwin and Elvira Peterson, preceded in death by his wife Marie after 54 years of marriage. He graduated Pullman Tech School in 1936 then was employed by Westinghouse Electric. He was inducted in the Army in 1941 and earned an honorable discharge with the rank of technical sergeant after receiving 4 Bronze Battle Stars for action in the East Indies, New Guinea, and the Philippine Liberation. He then attended Wilson Jr. College and finished his employment with Danley Machine Corp in Chicago. He was commander of VFW post 2240 in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago and was also a 32nd degree Mason. In 1986, he and Marie retired to Rainbow Springs, where he cofounded the Sundowners Golf League and was loved by most he came in contact with. He is survived by his cousin, Carol Grosan; sister-in-law, Theresa Unti; niece and nephew, Karen Zidlicky and Michael Unti; sister-in-law, Norma Duncan; niece, Paula Vansack; numerous good and loyal friends. He will be greatly missed. A graveside memorial service provided by the Spring Hill Honor Guard will be at Florida National Cemetery Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 10 a.m. Condolences may be left at RobertsofDunnellon.com Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL 34432. I just celebrated another birthday, which got me to thinking about the good old days. You can usually tell how old a person is by how many times they refer to the good old days, or the phrase, when I was a youngster. I have come to the conclusion that getting old is not something to be ashamed of in the least. A person reaches a certain age simply because they have not died yet, which is nothing to make a person feel guilty. Although I do not think too much of birthdays, I intend to have as many as possible. Dont get me wrong. I am ready to go when my time is up, but, in the meantime, I am going to enjoy life. My recent birthday got me thinking about the good old days of my youth. Memory is a funny thing. For the most part, we remember the good of our youth and rarely the bad. I often hear some old geezer say, I wish I were 16 again. If their memory was serving them correctly, 16 was not a very good year for any of us. I am glad I have gotten beyond my 16th birthday. As I remember it, it was a terrible year. I can honestly say the best years of my life are the ones I am living now. Sure, I have some regrets. I have done things I probably should not have done, and I did not do some things I probably should have. If I had to live my life over again not only will I make the same mistakes but also I probably would add to the list quite significantly. I do not want to live my life over again. Once is enough for me, thank you. But as I was thinking of those good old days, I could not help but think what I was thinking about back then. It went something like this. When I was in school sitting in Ms. Ammons class, I was daydreaming about going fishing. All I could think about was what kind of fish were biting out by the lake this afternoon. Ms. Ammon would call upon me and I would have no idea what she was talking about. In my mind, I was fishing. In my body, I was suffering under classititis. It is what students, especially boys, get when they are bored with the class they are in at the time. It involves a lot of jittering. Where was your mind? Ms. Ammon 14 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 To Advertise in the Church Directory Call 489-2731 For More Information 000BR5D 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Service 9:00AM Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Healing Session 1st Sunday Every Month Following 9:00AM Service 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 000BR3T 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. 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 000BR4M The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.org Peace Lutheran Church 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 000BR3D MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Emmanuel Akalue, Pastor 000BER8 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 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 000BR43 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 000BR4S 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 000BR2L 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 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 000BR4F Deeper Life of Dunnellon Pentecostal Church Services Sunday 2:00 pm Wednesday 7:30 pm Meets at Hope Lutheran Church Luther Hall in Citrus Springs 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. 000C48T Pastor Edward Thompson 465-0200 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 All pastor ever wanted to do was go fishing OUT TO PASTOR Watchful eyes OBITUARIES JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsJessica Anthony, a lifeguard at Rainbow Springs State Park, keeps a watchful eye Thursday on swimmers enjoying the cool water at the head springs. Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 15

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Church of the Advent to host VBSThe Church of the Advent will present its annual Vacation Bible School Program from Aug. 6 to Aug. 11. All children between the ages of 4 to 11 are welcome. The program is free. Registrations forms are available at the church or via email. For more information, call the church at 4657272; Mrs. Florence at 352566-6934 or email jsickle391@gmail.com. Clothe the Children drive scheduledThe Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a Clothe the Children drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in the church hall. New and used clothing will be distributed to families in need. Applications will be available at the door. For more information, call 489-1984. Womens bible study meets third MondayNew 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.Nar-Anon hosts weekly meetingsThe 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 9 to 9:45 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. Rainbow Springs church to host LIFT ministryJoin the ladies at the Rainbow Springs Village Church for Ladies in Fellowship Together (LIFT) fellowship. The goal is to LIFT one another in encouragement, LIFT our missionaries in prayer and LIFT the name of Jesus Christ. If childcare is desired, call the church office for arrangements. LIFT meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. For more information about this ministry, e-mail Cindy Greaves at women@ caringpeople.org. Rainbow Springs Village Church is at 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon, south of Winn Dixie and west of U.S. 41). For more information, contact the church at 489-0249. Reformers Unanimous meetings scheduledReformers Unanimous is an addictions program developed from more than a decade of experience, and is the fastest growing faith-based addictions program in America. Meetings are directed not toward a specific addiction, but toward overcoming any addiction through the Higher Power that is Jesus Christ. For more information, as well as success testimonies, visit the national website at www.reformu.com. Local meetings are at 7 p.m. Fridays at Riverland Baptist Church, one mile north of State Road 40 on U.S. 41. would ask. I hope you werent fishing, now, were you? One thing about good ole Ms. Ammon, she could read a boys mind like a book. Maybe because there are so many blank pages in a young boys mind. I would suffer through counting down the hours and minutes and seconds until the school day would end. You did not hear it from me, and this is not a confession, but on those rare occasions when I would skip school and go fishing, I had another problem. I was where I wanted to be, doing what I wanted to do, but then as I threw out the line waiting for a bite all I could think of was what was happening back in school I was missing. I often wondered if Ms. Ammon was missing me. I would smile and then the fish would bite and my attention would be on the task at hand. It was not long before my mind would wander back to the classroom. What were they doing? What was I missing? For the life of me, I cannot understand why, but I could never enjoy fishing when I was playing hooky from school for thinking about what I was missing back in school. One of the advantages of getting older is developing a sense of maturity. Dont ask me to define maturity, because I am not quite sure what it really means. As a person matures, he begins to learn how to enjoy the moment. This, I say, comes with age. A lot of age in some instances. By the time you learn to enjoy the moment, it is gone. I have come a long way from good ole Ms. Ammons classroom. I will not tell you how many years it has been, lets just say a lot. I still find myself doing the same thing. I am in the middle of doing one thing and I begin thinking of what I could be doing. I could be home reading a book. Then when I go home and begin reading, I think about what I could be doing in the office. I have tried to take a day off for many years. I just cannot seem to manage it. I take a day off and think of what I really could be doing if I was working. When I am working, I think of how much fun I could have if I was taking the day off. I hope to live long enough to be able to bring these two opposites together in some magnificent activity. I have not got there yet. I am aspiring, to be sure. David was right. This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it (Psalms 118:24 KJV). The only thing I need to do today is to rejoice in the goodness of the Lord. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, P.O. Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@ att.net. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 15 Granite Countertop Coatings Roof and Driveway Coatings Ranch & Farm Fences Wall & Ceiling Texture Gutter Cleaning Popcorn Ceiling Repairs PAUL GLENNS Complete Painting & Pressure Cleaning PAINTING 4 8 9 5 0 9 8 Quality Work for Less Free Estimates 43 Years Experience 000BQZ2 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000BIES CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD INSTALLING NEW We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES R E T R A C T A B L E G A R A G E D O O R S C R E E N S R ETRACTABLE G ARAGE D OOR S CREENS Operates in conjunction with your garage door. Gives privacy, heat reduction and air circulation 80% protection from UV rays Can be operated in a power failure Will fit arched doorways T R A N S F O R M T R A N S F O R M TRANSFORM Y O U R G A R A G E Y O U R G A R A G E YOUR GARAGE GARAGE DOORS 352-347-9198 STEVE GRINDLES High quality PVC screen available in 6 attractive colors. www.RetractScreen.com G ARAGE D OOR R EPAIR 000BDTK 000BQ5Y PLUMBING EPA Lead Certification #NAT-113266-1 OSHA 10 #1216933 Fla. Lic. #CFC1427666 804-9165 Associated Plumbing and PipeFrom Bathroom Remodeling to Fixing Leaky Faucets, and installing Bliss Walk-in TubsResidential and Commercial L EE S P RESSURE W ASHING L OW W ATER U SAGE 489-6786 Licensed & Insured PRESSURE CLEANING Quality Work For Low Prices! No Pressure Roof Cleaning! 000BC48 Painting Metal Scrap Pickup GARAGE SCREEN DOORS 000BVKG 465-4629 Call us today for a free estimate! $ 7 9 5 $ 7 9 5 $ 795 CRC058138 Starting at OPTIONAL SCREEN CHOICES. ONSTRUCTION RAY R A Y RAY C C C C C C O N S T R U C T I O N ONSTRUCTION C r a y c o n s t c o m C r a y c o n s t c o m Crayconst.com T rade in your o ld vin yl windows for acrylic or glass 1 6 x 7 S L I D I N G 1 6 x 7 S L I D I N G 16 x 7 SLIDING G A R A G E G A R A G E GARAGE S C R E E N S C R E E N SCREEN D O O R D O O R DOOR 000BTE2 DUNNELLON MARION CITRUS 489-3917 Licensed & Insured #CAC1813249 Specializing In System Change-Outs We Service All Brands Maintenance Agreements Comfort Club Discounts 24 Hour Emergency Service BBB RATING A+ SPRINKLERS ACCURATE SPRINKLERS (352) 445-1403 Licensed #10719 & Insured C HECK -U P Complete check-up of entire sprinkler system! $ 30 0 0 0 B X 2 6 000BX26 711178DIAL-A-PRORIVERLAND For Your Professional Needs... 352-465-6631 PAINTING Ferraros Painting Interior & Exterior Pressure Washing FREE ESTIMATES Repaint Specialist 000BXDT HOUSEHOLD SERVICES Changes of Life Home Services, Inc. Senior Home Cleaning Gardening Packing Organizing Move In/Move Out Windows, etc. 000BXMP (352) 208-0802 Cindy Fenwick Bonded & Insured Dunnellon to Central Citrus Ridge Area Helping Seniors Stay at Home Independently GREGS ALUMINUM Pleasing people in Marion County since 1982 Pool Enclosure Rescreens Vinyl & Acrylic Windows Garage Door Screens Vinyl Ceilings & Much More 465-0371 746-6663 Lic. & Ins. Comp #2038 MC3656 ALUMINUM 000BAXP 000AQEZ IRRIGATION LLC. SPRINKLERS IRRIGATION 3398 S.W. 74th Ave., Bay 101, Ocala Comp #7085 Call for details 352-237-5731 Serving Marion County Since 1982 Seasonal Special Licensed Fully Insured Certified Irrigation Auditor We will beat any written estimate on irrigation repairs or installation. Member of Florida Irrigation Society WINNER 2012 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Reset Controller Adjust Sprays & Rotors to Correct Spray Pattern Complete System Inspection $ 39 95 Call for details KEN HANDY HANDYMAN LLC Cabinets Counter Tops Drywall Painting Tile (352) 465-2631 License #L04000014330 HANDYMAN 000BS36 Where Quality And Price Meet 000BTE9 CAC035472 LIC. & INS. 4 6 5 5 3 5 3 www.dunnellonair.com AIR CONDITIONING Replacement Specialists 000C0SO A I R C O N D I T I O N I N G AIR CONDITIONING Wilson Air service 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 CHURCH NEWS/EVENTS Summer on the Spring Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News ABOVE: The Rainbow River and headspring as bustling with activity Thursday as recreational users could be seen canoeing, kayaking and swimming. 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S. Dunnellon Civic Association to meet The South Dunnellon Civic Association Inc. meets at 4:30 p.m. the second Monday monthly at 1962 W. Test Court, South Dunnellon. The facility is on the left side of street just before The Annie W. Johnson Center. The public is invited to come help, and give ideas to promote community improvement and safety. For more details, contact Randy Campbell at 465-7135 or email randolphcamp bell@bellsouth.net. Councilwomen Lynne McAndrew and Penny Fleeger praised the staff for making budgetary cuts without eliminating positions or reducing services. Its really more than a 6 percent reduction, because weve got less money to work with this year, correct? Ward asked. Yes sir, thats correct, Algiere said. Ward said thats huge, huge, about the cut in millage rate without services being diminished. I really appreciate the efforts, Ward said. I dont think many others have been able to cut and maintain services. Algiere commend the staff for coming up with cuts, allowing the city to lower the millage rate for Fiscal Year 2012-13. Weve always looked for opportunities to take advantage of cost-sharing measures, Algiere said. Thats starting to pay off. The staff is to be commended for their hard work. At Mondays meeting, the City Council approved the mayor to authorize to execute the Certification of Taxable Value, Maximum Millage Levy Calculation Preliminary Disclosure and Tax Increment Adjustment Worksheets. Fleeger, however, sought assurances that cutting the millage rate would not cause a problem if theres a financial crisis in the next fiscal year. I dont want to see us have a problem, she said. Algiere assured Fleeger, the budget is bare bones and staff has continued to review it. Mayor Ward again praised the efforts of the staff as well as the Council for the finally reaping the benefits of policies set into place years ago. Otherwise, wed be up here spinning our wheels trying to find solutions, he explained. There will be challenges, Im sure. The council also scheduled the public hearing date for tentative budget and millage rate approval for Sept. 10 and the final public hearing Sept. 24, a week before it needs to approved due to the Oct. 1 Fiscal Year deadline. The citys fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. 16 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 000C31R 000C316 000C32A C h i n a H o u s e C h i n a H o u s e China House D INING T O G O OR E AT -I N (352) 522-0008 (Next to Subway) 000C4AR 11352 N. Williams St. (Sweetbay Plaza) Please Call (352) 489-9763 C h i n a W o k B u f f e t C h i n a W o k B u f f e t China Wok Buffet Lunch $6.65 Dinner $8.85 Mon Wed Fresh Scallop Dinner Thursday Seafood Dinner Fri Sun Roast Beef Dinner 000C31G 000C31N 000C31F Salon & Spa 465-3200 20559 Chestnut St., Dunnellon OPEN: Wed. thru Sat. Gift Certificates Available Bellisima by Zory 000C48M NEW CLIENT SPECIALS Pedi & Mani Combo only . $ 29 00 Color, Cut and Style . . $ 48 00 (Long hair extra) Hair Cut only . . . . . . . . $ 15 00 MA57433 000C1CK 1317 SE 25th Loop Suite 102 Oakhurst Professional Park Ocala, FL (352) 236-6060 Patricia A. Jones, M.D. P.A. Board Certified Family Medicine Now Accepting New Patients Most insurances accepted Including Preferred Care Partners (PCP) Lab on-site Privileges at MRMC, ORMC & West Marion 000C2ZS 000C2K2 SPORTS NEWS Golf course to host night tourneyRainbows End Golf Course will host a Night Golf Tournament at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. The event is a nine-hole four-person scramble teams. Team will play with a glow ball. All supplies, plus dinner, will be provided. Entry fee is $35 per player or $140 per team. Dinner starts at 7:30 with a shotgun start at 8:15. An option nine-hole skins game will start 6 for an additional $10 per golfer. For more information or to sign-up, call 4894566. The event is limited to 14 teams. Church to host flag football leagueRegistration is now open for all boys and girls from kindergarten through sixth grade of Marion County for Upward Flag Football or Cheerleading hosted by Joy Lutheran Church. Registration may be called in or dropped off at the church office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 5 through Sept. 8. The cost is $65 for football and includes a jersey, belt and flags, car magnet and end-of-season award. Cheerleading costs $65 and includes a uniform, megaphone, poms, hair ribbon, car magnet and end-of-season reward. Football shorts and cheerleading turtle necks are optional. Cleats are recommended. Scholarships are available. Practice begins Tuesday, Sept. 18, and the first game is Saturday, Sept. 22, at Joy Lutheran Church Hope Field. Upward is a nondenominational Christian sports ministry where every child plays and learns. For more information contact, Pastor Ed Holloway at 352-854-4509, ext. 223. Joy Lutheran Church is at 7045 S.W. 83rd Place at State Road 200, Ocala. Bowl-to-Build Bowl-a-Thon slatedHabitat for Humanity of Marion County Inc. will host its second annual Bowl-to-Build Bowl-a-Thon at Sunday, Sept. 23, at AMF Galaxy West Lanes, 1818 S.W. 17th St., Ocala. This year, two sessions of bowling will be offered, the first at 11 a.m. and the second at 2:30 p.m. Registration will start 1 hour prior. Event sponsorships and donations of auction items are being accepted. Since 1990, Habitat for Humanity of Marion County has lent a handup, not a hand-out to low income families in need, through new construction, rehab and repair programs. More than 170 families, including more than 600 children, have partnered with HHMC to build safe, secure futures for themselves and the community of Marion County. All proceeds from the event will assist Habitat for Humanity of Marion County Inc. For more information, call Susan Hicks, volunteer coordinator, at 352351-4663 or visit www.habitatocala.org.Golf course hosting Twlight League gamesRainbows End Golf Courses Tuesday Twilight League has begun. The points game starts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, running through October. Entry fee is $20 and includes fees, cart, closest to pin prize, year ending championship and threeplace payout prizes. The event is open to all players. Show up by 5:15 p.m. and the pro shop will establish your points quota. Also, a side skins game is available. For more information or to sign-up, call 4894566 to reserve a spot. Hot Latin Nights heats up Historic District ABOVE: Crowds roam a portion of the Historic District Saturday for the inaugural Hot Latin Nights. The event featured live music, a deejay and vendors serving Latin food. RIGHT: Music brought eventgoers to the make-shift dance floo at the Annie W. Johnson Thrift Store for the The Cupid Shuffle.Photos by AMANDA BARNEY/ For the Riverland News NEWS NOTE MILLAGE continued from page 1 000C3SY 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 We will be closed on Sundays for the Summer Sunday 10am-3pm 12149 S. Williams St., Dunnellon 352-465-7887 DUNGENESS CRAB CLAWS only $9.95 LB DEVILED CRAB $1 00 EA while supplies last Expires 8/1/2012

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18 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 Riverland News MONDAY, 2:00 P.M. CLASSIFIED DEADLINE CANCELLATIONS CHARGE IT!! ERRORS TO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Advertisements may be cancelled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials. Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error. All ads require prepayment. We accept Beware: Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by the Riverland News. We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. 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. 207-0726 RIV Lien Notices 08/12 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 08/12/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2G2FV22G5Y2162559 2000 PONTIAC July 26,2012 Lien Notices 205-0726 RIV 8/15 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/15/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. KBZXJB174A025188 2004 KAWASAKI July 26, 2012 206-0726 RIV 08/16 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 08/16/2012 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 3G4AG54N1MS632616 1991 BUICK July 26, 2012 210-0726 RIV Lien Notices 08/17 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/17/2012, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL 34475-5007, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1J4FJ78S1TL209105 1996 JEEP JULY26, 2012. 209-0726 RIV 08/05 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 08/05/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 4T1BG22KXWU260496 1998 TOYOTA 4T1BG22KXWU260496 1998 TOYOTA July 26, 2012 211-0726 RIV 08/11sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/11/2012, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL34475-5007 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FTYR10D34PA48364 2004 FORD 2C8GM68434R642459 2004 CHRYSLER KMHJF24M2WU692528 1998 HYUNDAI JULY26, 2012. 200-0726 RIVGermain, Estelle 2012-CP-979(F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-979 (F) Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF ESTELLE ST. GERMAIN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ESTELLE ST. GERMAIN, deceased, whose date of death was June 15, 2012, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 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 July19, 2012. Personal Representative: RAMUNNO LAW FIRM, P.A. By: Lorenzo Ramunno, Agent 7500 SW 61 Avenue, Suite 100 Ocala, FL 34476 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq., Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax:(352)854-9267, www.flpr obate.net July 19, 26 2012 201-0726 RIV Pospiech William J. File # 2012-CP-964(F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-964(F) IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM J. POSPIECH a/k/a WILLIAM JOSEPH POSPIECH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) You are hereby notified that a Summary Administration in the estate of WILLIAM J. POSPIECH, deceased, whose date of death was April 20, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The name and address of the person giving notice who is also the sole beneficiary is: Carol L. Pospiech 2272 W. Grandview Ave Dunnellon, Florida 34431 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATON OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is July 19, 2012. Attorney for Person giving notice: /s/ AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, Florida Bar # 521980 AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, P.A. 20743 W. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 717, Dunnellon, FL 34430 352-489-2264 Phone 352-489-6890 Fax July 12 and July19, 2012. 202-0726 RIV Lastein Rita 2012-CP-0478 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-0478 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF RITA FLORENCE LASTEIN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLIAMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Rita Florence Lastein, deceased, File Number 2012-CP-0478 by the Circuit court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue Ocala, Florida 34475; that the decedents date of death was February 24, 2012; that the total value of the estate is less than $75,000, and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Judy Menadier 82 Spring Loop Ocala, FL 34472 Diane Welfel P.O. Box 830511 Ocala, Florids 34483 Edward Lastein Jr. P.O. Box 943 Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 19, 2012. Person Giving Notice /s/Judy Menadier, 82 Spring Loop, Ocala, Florida 34472 Attorneyfor Person Giving Notice: LAW OFFICES OF STEPHEN K. MILLER, P.A STEPHANIE N. MACK, ESQUIRE Attorney for Petitioners Florida Bar No. 0653225 101 Northwest 75th Street, Ste 1, Gainesville, Florida 32607 Telephone: (352) 351-8182 Facsimile: (352) 375-0104 Attorney for Petitioners July 19 & 26 2012 213-0802 RIV Bartro, Margaret 2012 CP1010 FNotice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2012 CP1010 F IN RE: ESTATE OF MARGARET M. BARTRO a/k/a MARGARET MARYBARTRO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of MARGARETM. BARTRO a/k/a MARGARETMARY BARTRO, deceased, whose date of death was, File Number 2012 CP1010 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. 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 ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 26, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ STEPHANIE KATHRYN HYDER Personal Representative of the Estate of MARGARETM. BARTRO 170 Lemon Creek Drive, Lyman, South Carolina 29365 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker Esq., Attorney for Petitioner,Florida Bar No.: 0070201 8810 S.W. Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, FL34481 (352) 854-4011 July 26 & August 2, 2012. 214-0802 RIV Virginia Henry 2012-CP-911 (F) Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2012 CP911 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF VIRGINIAV. HENRYa/k/a VIRGINIAVELMAHENRY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of VIRGINIAV. HENRYa/k/a VIRGINIAVELMAHENRY deceased, whose date of death was April 30, 2012, File Number 2012 CP911 (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. 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 ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 26, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ LORI H. COLYER Personal Representative of the Estate of VIRGINIAV. HENRYA/K/AVIRGINIAVELMAHENRY 109 Thornberry Circle, Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker Esq., Florida Bar No.: 0070201 8810 S.W. Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, FL34481 Published in Riverland News, July 26 & August 2, 2011. 215-0802 RIV Barlow, Frances 201 CP1012 (F) Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2012 CP1012 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCES M. BARLOW Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of FRANCES M. BARLOW, deceased, whose date of death was mAY13, 2012, File Number 2012 CP1012 (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. 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 ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 26, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ MERRILLM. BARLOW 23680 N.W. Columbine Avenue Dunnellon, Florida 34431 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker Esq., Florida Bar No.: 0070201 P.O. Drawer 2489, Dunnellon, Florida 34430 July 26 & August 2, 2012. 216-0802 Julyan Sans Thompson Case 42-2012-CP-001014 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 42-2012-CP-001014 IN RE: ESTATE OF JULYAN SANS THOMPSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Julyan Sans Thompson, deceased, whose date of death was June 16, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Circuit Court, Attention Probate, 110 N.W. 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida, 34475. The name and address of the personal representative is set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having cleaims 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is July 36, 2012. Personal Representative Roberta T. Thompson 1822 Meridel Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33612 813-379-8173 July 26 & August 2, 2012 279-0802 RIV Fredericks, Lola Mae 2012-CP-869 (F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-869 (F) Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF LOLA MAE FREDERICKS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LOLA MAE FREDERICKS, deceased, whose date of death was May 20, 2012, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 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 July 5, 2012. Personal Representative: Jessie Sue Studley 716 Charter Lane, Edgewater, Florida 32141 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq., Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax:(352)854-9267, www.flpr obate.net July 26, August 2, 2012 299-0726 RIV Gendler, Providence M File # 2012-CP-974 (F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-974(F) IN RE: ESTATE OF PROVIDENCE M. GENDLER a/k/a PROVIDENCE MARIE GENDLER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) You are hereby notified that a Summary Administration in the estate of PROVIDENCE M. GENDLER, deceased, whose date of death was May 5, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The name and address of the person giving notice who is also the sole beneficiary is: Patricia Creekbaum 8895 SW 192nd Court Road Dunnellon, Florida 34432 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATON OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is July 19, 2012. Attorney for Person giving notice: /s/ AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, Florida Bar # 521980 AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, P.A. 20743 W. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 717, Dunnellon, FL 34430 352-489-2264 Phone 352-489-6890 Fax July 12 and July19, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Todays New Ads WE BUY ANY VEHICLE Perfect Cond. or Not Titled,No title, No problem. Paying up to $25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 237-1892 Child Care Personnel TEACHER Fulltime/Part time, Exp. Req. CDAPreferred TADPOLES EARLY LEARNING (352) 560-4222 Medical MEDICAL CAREERS begin here Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-203-3179 www.CenturaOnline.c om General Help ATTENTION: DRIVERS! 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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, July 26, 2012 Vol 30 No. 40 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Cut-a-Thon for Bannister plannedTransplant for Trish will have a Cut-a-thon starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Patsy & Co and Fusion Hair Salon in Dunnellon. Friends and former coworkers of Patricia Trish Sammons Bannister will join in the fun and provide a shampoo and wet cut for donations. Patsy & Co plans to have drinks and hot dogs on sale. All donations and proceeds are going to the Transplant for Trish trust account at Bank of America to cover the cost of medical expenses related to a kidney transplant for Bannister. For more about her story, visit www.trans plantfortrish.com.Political Ice Cream Forum slated July 29A Political Ice Cream Forum, sponsored by John Deakins, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Dunnellon Historic Train Depot. The public is invited to enjoy some ice cream and hear the candidates present their stump speech. Candidates will be given three minutes to present their platform with an additional three minutes for Q & A. Candidates who have confirmed their attendance so far include: Undersheriff Dan Kuhn, Jackie Porter, Pat Gabriel, Woody Clymer and Bobby Dee. For more information, call John at 352-427-0020.Cancer society to host Relay round-upThe American Cancer Society will host a Relay Round-Up at 6 p.m. Monday, July 30, at the First Baptist Church in Dunnellon. There will be food and information available on the programs and services available to residents of Dunnellon and the surrounding area. The purpose of the meeting is to find volunteers that would be interested in participating in our Signature Events, such as Relay For Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. For more information, call Diana at 352-629-4727, ext. 5820, by Friday. After delaying the initial bond payment due to Regions Bank Orlando, the Dunnellon City Council on Monday approved refinancing the Series C Bond the banking lender issued to the city in November 2010. City Manager Lisa Algiere, in November 2011, said she had struck a deal with banking officials to delay the first bond payment for another year. However, no deal was ever presented to the City Council. Algiere on Monday said its not a refinancing of the bond, that its an extension of the current bond payments due. She added the city is working on an agreement with Regions Bank officials so that the schedule for all bond payments is the same. We negotiated new terms, thats all, she said. Its just an extension. We just wanted to get all of the loans on the same schedule. The city, as of July 24, owes Regions Bank $2,654,345.35 in bond payments. According to Algiere, a payment of $244,852.57 is due for Bond A; $559,492.78 is due for Bond B; City must pay additional 2 percent on Series C bond; overall payment of $2 million-plus due New Dunnellon High principal ready for challenge Ken McAteer is ready for his newest challenge principal at Dunnellon High School. McAteer, who earlier this year had been tabbed to lead Reddick-Collier Elementary, was recently chosen instead to lead Dunnellon High after longtime Principal Michelle Lewis was transferred to Liberty Middle School. It does take a long time to become a principal, McAteer said. After receiving a masters degree from the University of Florida, McAteer had to earn his teaching license and gain experience as a teacher. He worked at a high school for about eight years. McAteer had to then go to Educational Leadership School and earn a license. After receiving his license, he served as an assistant principal in the Marion County School District for seven years. When they told me I was going to Dunnellon, I was really excited, said McAteer, who has 15 years of experience teaching and working with high school aged students. McAteer is not changing the original schedule planned for the upcoming school year. The students will attend AMANDA BARNEY/For the Riverland NewsRecnetly named principal at Dunnellon High School, Ken McAteer is looking forward to the challenge of leading the school in his first role as principal. McAteer doesnt plan many changes in first year AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News See PRINCIPAL page 9 Council to lower millage rate First budget hearing set for Sept. 10More than a month away from its first public budget hearing, the Dunnellon City Council is letting the public know in advance: the millage rate is coming down. City Manager Lisa Algiere and Finance Director Jan Smith told the council that despite having fewer tax dollars to work with, city staff has put together a budget that will result in a drop in the millage rate. The revenues are coming in better this year, Finance Director Jan Smith told the Council. The City Council, in approving the millage rate for Fiscal Year 2012-13, will drop to 6.8013, a 1/2 point lower had it adopted the roll back rate. The roll back rate meant the City Council could have set the millage rate at a level to produce the same amount of revenue. Currently, the citys millage rate is 7.1408. Setting it at the current level means city officials cannot raise it; however, they can opt lower it if they choose to. Overall, city officials said its a little more than a 6 percent drop compared to a year ago. Mayor Fred Ward and See MILLAGE page 16 See GREENLIGHT page 11 Welcome to the USA Theyre backkkkk! More than 30 Chinese exchanged students were welcomed to Dunnellon as about 27 families from Dunnellon and outlying areas embarked on a journey to welcome the students into their homes July 18. Families gathered at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, where they were given last-minute instructions before greeting a bus full of students who will spend the next three weeks in America. During the morning theyll be in the classroom brushing up on their English language skills before a series of afternoon adventures introduces them to American culture. Families gathered around with signs, gifts, food and balloons eagerly waiting for their new adopted kids to arrive from China. For some, it was their first time with the program, but for others it wasnt their first rodeo and they decided they would tackle the program again. Beatris Tripp hosted a young girl from Spain several years ago, so she decided to give it another go by hosting a Chinese student this year. It is nice to share this experience with them, Tripp said. Their cultures are different and it is a fun experience to not only teach them our culture but pick up some of theirs also. Since the mission of this program is to teach the children new ethnicity from around the world, they were given American names to really get settled into the society of the US people. I would like to learn their culture and be a part of something in these kids life, said Bettie Sheret, a local woman who is hosting a child. Before the children JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsFamilies hold up signs as they wait to meet the child, or children, theyll host for the next three weeks as part of the Educational Homestay Program for Education First, a nonprofit organization based in Cambridge, Mass. More than 30 students and two chaperones will spend two and half weeks in a classroom setting, learning the English language. Area families welcome Chinese exchange students Holly Walker, left, and Chelsea Starke wait to greet Xinting Duan or Miley, her American name during her stay for the next three weeks in the U.S. See WELCOME page 11 AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Council sets qualifying dates for November General Election./Page 2 Council names replacement for late Frederick Fred C. Stark./Page 3 INSIDE

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will begin Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Marion County Sheriffs Office, 692 N.W. 30th Ave., Ocala. This is an eight-session training class, which is available either as an afternoon class, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. or as an evening class, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The afternoon and evening classes run concurrently and attendance can be mixed, depending upon availability. Only one class can be missed in the eightsession series and the CPR and last class is mandatory. The CERT program is made up of volunteers under the direction of the Division of Emergency Management of the sheriffs office. The purpose of CERT is to train and certify volunteers to be first responders in their communities in the event of a disaster such as a hurricane or tornado. The CERT training includes basic skills in disaster preparedness, fire safety, assessment and treatment of life-threatening conditions, light search of structural and non-structural damage, psychology of the injured and terrorism. Studies of behavior following a disaster have shown that volunteers perform more effectively if they have had prior training and planning in how to function as a team. For more information and for an application, contact Bob Conn, trainer, at 352812-0853. Packets ready starting Aug. 6The race is on, or soon will be for a seat on the Dunnellon City Council. The council on Monday approved a proclamation establishing the qualifying period for vying for one of three open seats up for grabs in the Nov. 6 General Election. The qualifying period for any individual interested in seeking election to the City Council must do so by obtaining a qualification package, available Monday, Aug. 6, from the City Clerk. The qualifying period begins at noon Aug. 20 and ends at noon Aug. 24. Petitions as well as the proper financial disclosure and campaign forms must be submitted to City Clerk Dawn Bowne no later than noon Friday, Aug. 24. The cost for qualifying will be $45, plus 1 percent of councils annual salary, which equals $18, for a total of $63. The three seats up for grabs include two incumbents, Fred Ward, who holds Seat No. 1 and the title of mayor, and Penny Fleeger, who holds seat No. 5. The winner will secure a four-year on the Dunnellon City Council after the council approved extended terms in 2010. Previously, council members served two years before seeking reelection. The other open spot includes Seat No. 4, held by the late Frederick C. Stark. The title of vice mayor, however, is voted upon by the Dunnellon City Council, not voters. Whoever wins this seat will serve the remainder of Starks term, which ends in 2014. 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Schwartz has been actively involved in several segments of the county such as Rotary Club, Girl Scouts of America, PTO, SWAT, local food banks, American Association for Suicide Prevention and many more. Her focus, she said, at the American Cancer Society is to be a resource and a partner for the communities of Marion Oaks and Dunnellon, and she will continue to be the staff liaison for the annual ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, now in its fourth year at Silver Springs Natures Theme Park. I am very excited about having the opportunity to work in and get to know the people and the community of Dunnellon, Schwarz said. There is a rich history here, and it is one of the most beautiful locations to visit in Florida, if not the entire Southeast U.S. It reminds me very much of where I grew up in Virginia, a small, closeknit town where people know and take care of one another. I look forward to being a part of this community, not only to serve those with cancer, but to also give back in other ways to the people that live and work here every day. No date has been formally announced for the 2013 Dunnellon Relay for Life. Schwartz said ACS officials hope to have a date set soon. Schwartz to serve Dunnellon area, replaces Brannon JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Diana Schwartz Soaking up the sun JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsA trio of turtles sun themselves on a log sticking out of the water on the Rainbow River near the headsprings at Rainbow Springs State Park. Council sets dates for qualifying period for General Election CERT training to start in September Mayor Fred Ward, left, and Councilwoman Penny Fleeger are up for re-election. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Special to the Riverland News

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Summer Concert Series set for Aug. 11Withlacoochee Area Residents Inc. (WAR) will present the third of its second Saturday Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the YankeetownInglis Womans Club on 56th Street. Rod Sillars and the Florida Cracker Cowboys, which consists of Kit Rich, Randy Tucker and Rory Munoz, Floridas original Bluegrass power-trio, will perform. The final concert in the series is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8, and will feature Frank Thomas, Carly Bak, Jay Wood and Lee Paulet. A $10 donation is requested. For more information, call Lee at 352-795-4506, visit www.warinconline.com or email warinc.directors@ gmail.com. Dunk tank fules programThe Dunnellon Police Department held a fundraising event Saturday during Latin Nights in the historic district of Dunnellon, which was coordinated by the Historic Village of Dunnellon. During the event, the Dunnellon Police Department raised funds toward the second annual Cops for Kids program, which provides children in the community a chance to have a holiday they may have only been able to dream of. The Cops for Kids program gives children a chance to build a rapport with officers, who spend time with the children throughout the event. The children are provided with a hot meal before being sent off into the store with their Dunnellon Police Department employee. The children purchase gifts for themselves and family members then wrap them at the event with the assistance of volunteers. After their exciting shopping trip the children are sent home with their wrapped gifts and a full Christmas dinner to enjoy with their families. This fundraising event, which is one of many to come, was a great success, Officer Carolina Rolfes said. It brings us closer to our goal of making a better community through our children, she explained. The Dunk Tank was provided by M & M Bounce with Us and donated by Cadence Bank of Dunnellon. The first to take the hot seat was Sgt. Jacob Gonzalez, followed by Officer Adam Robinson. After being dunked by many of our citizens, a few very special donations were made to see Chief Joanne Black and Darlene Parker, staff assistant, dunked Across the way Abigails Caf provided barbeque, chili and other goodies to raise money for the program. While citizens lined up to dunk a cop, others purchased raffle tickets for a gift basket donated by the DeRose Family Home Daycare. This fundraising event would not have been a success without your help, Rolfes, the coordinating officer for the event, said. I would like to personally thank one of you for supporting the Dunnellon Police Department in our Cops for Kids program. For more information about how you can help the Cops for Kids program, contact the Dunnellon Police Department at 465-8510. 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TO SUBMIT NEWS ITEMS EMAIL TO: editor@riverlandnews.com NEWS DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY. News items about happenings at area churches and clubs, school and sporting activities, military promotions, announcement of births, anniversaries, engagements, weddings, first and 90+ birthdays, and similar community news items are accepted for publication.PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT DUNNELLON, FL. SECOND CLASS PERMIT #681-730POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: RIVERLAND NEWS, 20441 E. PENNSYLVANIA AVE. DUNNELLON, FL 34432-6035 Police raise funds for Cops for Kids AMANDA BARNEY/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon police officer Adam Robinson prepares to go under during the agencys fundraiser Saturday night at Hot Latin Nights. Council appoints Starks replacement From a pool of four potential replacements for the late Frederick Fred C. Starks council position, the Dunnellon City Council on Monday selected the three-term councilmans replacement. Mayor Fred Ward told the Council he had gauged the interest of four residents who would consider taking the seat, which will be up for grabs in the Nov. 6 General Election. Whoever wins the election, would serve the rest of the two years remaining on the late councilmans term. As the agenda item came forward, Mayor Ward told his counterparts he had sought for individuals in the community to fill in until November, with the hope whoever filled the seat temporarily might consider running for in the General Election: Those individuals included: Ryan Townsend, a youth football coach. He opted not to, Mayor Ward said. He was reluctant to. Thelma Dickinson, a longtime resident of Dunnellon. She was interested, but she was one of the people who signed the Bert Harris lawsuit settlement agreement, Mayor Ward explained. Lisa Sheffield, a business owner and resident, who also serves on the citys planning board. Shes always been interested, Mayor Ward said. She preferred not to serve unless we could not find someone else who was willing to do it. In the end, the Council voted to appoint Erik Collop, a local homeowner, who had recently approached the Council about speeding issues through Blue Cove. He showed an extreme amount of interest, Mayor Ward said. He knows the Council has tried to be very positive in moving forward with things and he was down with that. Collop is married and a father to three children, one boy and twin daughters, all younger than 2. He graduated from Williston High School, has a bachelors degree in business from the University of Florida. He brings some youth to the Council, Mayor Ward said. I feel adding a younger person could bring a different perspective to the Council. In discussing Collop, Councilwoman Penny Fleeger said the late Ann Young, a former councilwoman, who lived next door to the family, adored him. He is a young man who is very well thought of, Fleeger added. Collop, as long as he meets the requirements set forth in the City Charter, will be sworn-in Aug. 13. Mayor Ward said he is registered as Independent. Collop was out of town on business and could not be reached for comment. In other action, the Council: Appointed Councilman Dennis Evans to serve as vice mayor. Appointed Fleeger to serve as the citys appointment to the Ocala-Marion County Transportation Planning Organization. Officials select local businessman, father of three to fill seat after councilmans death JEFF BRYAN Riverland News COMMUNITY NEWS Special to the Riverland News

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River views City should scrap newsletter, save taxpayers moneyIn this weak economy, we are all doing whatever it takes to save money. I found a simple way for the city of Dunnellon to save a little more than $10,000 a year. When I went to pay my water bill, at the Greenlight Office, I asked them what does it cost to print and include in our monthly water bill, the Community Newsletter. She didnt know, and referred me to Town Hall. I went to Town Hall and asked the receptionist who could tell me what the cost is to us for this useless monthly letter. Most of the time the upcoming events listed have already taken place by the time we receive our monthly bill/newsletter and that information could be printed, for free, in our local paper and put on the towns website, also for free. I was told the only person who could answer that question had taken the day off. When I asked about the next day, I was told, Oh, she is taken that off also. I left my name and number and was told someone would call me with the information I was seeking. After two weeks, no one had called, so I returned to the Town Hall and once again asked to speak to someone about the cost of this useless newsletter, and, again, I was told the person who could answer that was not in. I reminded the receptionist that I had been told, two weeks ago, that someone would call me with that information and no one had. Did I have to ask my congressman to get the answer to this question? I left my name and number, again. Finally, a few days later, Ms. Michelle Leonard called and left me a message with a phone number, but no extension number. It took me five calls to finally reach her. At last I was given the answer to my question. It cost 24 cents per copy and they mail out, each month, 3,500 copies of this. That amounts to just over $10,000 per year. What a terrible waste of money. I asked how can I express to the town leaders that they should discontinue this Newsletter and post this information in our paper and on their website for free? Perhaps even use this money to pay down the towns outrageous debt.Judy Larsen DunnellonAre all American jobs going to be shipped overseas?I just got off the phone with one of the many, many calls I receive Leaders needed to plot new course No offense, Tennessee So I will say our family trip to the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee was a huge success. We crammed as much as we could into those four days. Each person had their own list and own agenda of what they wanted to do and see. If youre in charge of planning a trip, you choose carefully what youre going to do. But when there are too many bosses, that is where the trouble comes in. How do you put 11 strong personalities together and agree on anything? I guess you dont and maybe you cant. It seemed like everybody had a different idea of what fun should be. The women wanted to go to Dollywood, the men wanted to go to the water park. The women wanted to shop, the men just wanted to see the mountains. The women wanted to eat in restaurants, but the men wanted to roast hotdogs and lay around the cabin. I guess youre seeing the pattern here. Why didnt the men do what they wanted and the women do their own thing, you may ask? Well, because none of us women could drive down the steep winding hills that our cabin was located on. And once you were down the hills there was a narrow, rickety bridge you then had to cross. It was scary and dangerous, to say the least. None of us were brave enough to attempt it, so we had no choice but to depend on the men to take us wherever we wanted to go, or wherever they wanted to go. I can see why they didnt want to leave the cabin, though. It was gorgeous and had everything you needed, including Jacuzzis in the bathroom and a hot-tub spa outside. There was room to sleep 12 and we had every space covered. The porch had several rocking chairs and one night the men bonded with some cold beer and expensive cigars. With a game room, huge kitchen and laundry room, there was actually no reason why anyone would ever have to venture out. Good choice on the cabin. However, we did end up compromising a little. The men agreed to go to Dollywood for half a day, and then the men agreed to go into one shop with us. But I think my husband felt bad because our last night there, he took us shopping and let us go in as many stores as we wanted. Smart man! I have to say Tennessee was breathtakingly beautiful, no doubt about it. Theyre called the Smokey Mountains because there are times you cannot even see the mountains, theyre hidden by what appears to be smoke, which is really amazing. The best part are the cold, running streams everywhere you stop. It was fun for young and old alike to try walking in them, going from rock to rock. They made the Rainbow River seem warm, which we all know its not. Dollywood was a Not just a theme park, but so much more with things for the whole family to The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association OPINIONS INVITEDThe opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. 4 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS OUR VOICE LETTERS THE JERSEY GIRL THE OTHER GUY City Manager Lisa Algiere must have short-term memory loss, maybe its the stress of the job. Frankly, it comes with the territory. A month ago, I had requested from Mrs. Algiere, in a meeting with Harriet Daniels, the publicist for hire, information about the number of customers utilizing the fiber to the home programs services. A simple request, or so it seemed. But the city manager didnt agree. No, she responded at the time. Not so easy. Records requests didnt do it either, until the Florida First Amendment Foundation and one of its numerous attorneys stepped in to help. Now that was one concern that raised a red flag, and frankly as taxpayers that ringing in your ear is an alarm going off signaling you to pay attention to whats coming next. While state law certainly grants Greenlight some privacy, Im baffled at why the good folks in City Hall would be overly concerned about the number of subscribers it has using its services. Perhaps its because they realize their ambitions were loftier than they anticipated, and revealing numbers could result in a lower purchase price of the system the city has in place if they so choose to sell it. Funny, though, isnt it that Comcast, within an hour of requesting its number of subscribers, provided the figures without batting an eye at the request. The point here, Greenlight is a taxpayer-funded enterprise, just like the water and sewer system. If it bombs, your elected leaders have bet half the farm on its success, or potential failure. The half of the farm Im referring to is the states share of tax revenues given to the city on a yearly basis. That total also equals half of the citys budget. If that money has to be diverted to pay banking officials, how will your elected leaders make up the shortfall? You can bet it would likely result in higher water rates, high property taxes and higher sales taxes. Thats Its only a number folks, its only a number Years ago, when the anti-Rainbow River Ranch crowd took over the City Council, it was an academic argument as to what the long-term effects of that decision would be. The last time there was this much controversy in Dunnellon, the Rainbow River Ranch project was being opposed by many residents in Blue Cove as well as Rainbow Springs. John Taylor, the mayor at the time, and the Mainstreet USA program had many plans for the community. Mainstreet had implemented a CRA. That was to fund sidewalk improvements and a boardwalk commercial district behind the Bingo Hall. At that time, housing was booming and overgrowth was a real concern. With the recent, and unfortunate, passing of Vice Mayor Fred Stark, there will certainly be additional intrigue no one could have foreseen coming months ago. Throughout the years, the council has changed personnel, but the resistance to tourist-oriented business development is still the driving force behind our current council. And its certainly easy to see why. Currently, four of the council members live near or along the Rainbow or Withlacoochee rivers. They are reluctant to have additional activities in what they consider their back yards. However, overgrowth today is less of a concern than dying out all together. With three seats available in this upcoming election, perhaps its time for a broader scope of representation throughout the city. While the Rainbow River has to be protected, Rep. Cliff Stearns recently pointed out, The Rainbow River is your best source of revenue. Its time we changed the discussion from not using our most valuable asset, to how best can we protect and also use our Rainbow River for the good of all Dunnellon to include those who call this home, but do not reside within the city limits. We certainly hope the desperate shape the city is in will not prevent those interested in seeing a thriving attractive city will not be discouraged from running for office. It was an academic arguSee LETTERS page 10 See OTHER page 10 See JERSEY page 10 Audrey Beem Jeff Bryan Editor See LEADERS page 10

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The Ocala Social Security office at 217 S.E. First Ave. is closed due to extensive flood damage from Tropical Storm Debby. The Ocala Social Security Office is scheduled to move to a new location in August. Since the damage to the current location will take several months to repair, it will remain closed and will reopen at the new location in August. Most Social Security business does not require a visit to the office. Services are available online at www.socialsecurity.gov Social Securitys toll free telephone number is 800772-1213 and by mail. Some services are available via the web. You can visit any Social Security office for assistance. The nearest offices to Ocala are Gainesville (1610 N.W. 23rd Ave.) or Leesburg (118 E. Main St.) This time of year, we see a lot of weddings, and in many cases that means name changes. If you need to change your name due to marriage, divorce, or any other reason, you will want to report the change to Social Security. There are several reasons to report the change. First, IRS and Social Security match computer records. If the name and Social Security number you report on your tax return do not match the name and Social Security number in our records, it could delay the processing of your return as well as any tax refund you might be due. The second reason it is important to make sure your Social Security records are up-to-date is because your potential Social Security benefits are based almost entirely on the earnings record we maintain for you. If your employer reports earnings to the government under your new name, and your Social Security record still shows your old name, those earnings may not get credited to your Social Security earnings record. Missing earnings can lead to lower future Social Security benefits. To change your name in Social Securitys records, you must apply for a new Social Security card. To make the application process faster and easier, just go to www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber/ and print out the form for a Social Security card, Application Form SS5. Thats also the form you need if you simply want to apply for a replacement card. The application form also tells you what evidence you will need to submit. Complete the one-page form and bring or mail it to your local Social Security office with proper documentation. All documents must be originals or certified copies and must have information that clearly identifies you, like your date and place of birth. The application includes information on what types of identity and documentation are needed for specific cases, and what types of documents we can accept. The application process is easy, and described well (along with other things you may want to know about your Social Security card and number) at www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber. Adon Williams is the Social Security District Manager in Ocala. If I were a voting, taxpaying citizen in Dunnellon I would be upset and demand change for the following reasons. The millage rate city Dunnellon City is 7.18, the highest in Marion County. In comparison, Belleview is 4.41 and Ocala is 5.9. Utility rates in the city are the third highest in Florida. The city has put your tax revenue at risk with the Greenlight Dunnellon Communications venture, which does so well it does not need a real manager or even customers it seems. The borrowed utility loan debt is secured by your rates. The city has engaged in annexing properties that even if ever developed, will put a strain and cost burden to the city finances. The developers of these properties know they had a winning hand in dealing with city officials and will continue to take advantage of the city. Remember the Bert Harris Private Protection Act is still in effect. It seems like the $202,000 legal advice/representation cost to the city is not enough to avoid these legal pitfalls. To even consider annexing the Pruitt Secret Promise property is absurd. Unneeded traffic light cameras installed as revenue collectors was a fiscal and public relations fiasco. At least we have not gotten the negative attention of Waldo, Lawtey and Stark, yet. An ever-growing city budget with more employees who make a higher salary and have better benefits than the average Dunnellon resident or employee of a local business. Example: Greenlight has seven employees with a $343,000 annual budget, according to the Fiscal Year 2012 budget. This equals $40,000 dollars a year for regular Greenlight employees and $55,000 manager salary being split three ways. The benefits cost for these are $133,000 FY 2012. This includes retirement plan ($38,000), health/life insurance ($61,647), dental plan ($2,893) and a vision plan ($492). How many Dunnellon residents and Dunnellon business employees have this pay scale and benefits? Note that Greenlight is not even fully operational and the staffing has grown. How many customers does Greenlight have now? For more than a year Greenlight had more employees than customers. Is there a loan payment coming up soon on the borrowed Greenlight money? The Rainbow Springs Utility employees are or will be on the city payroll. I would venture that is a good personal event as they will surely come out ahead in pay, security and benefits over their private sector employer. To clarify, I certainly believe any private or public sector worker should be fairly compensated. Recent events out of Scranton Pa., Stockton Ca., and other bankrupt cities show that it is the city employees who also lose when a city has fiscal problems. Government as well as private enterprise should be as efficient as possible to protect the future of their employees. This is a not a criticism of public employees but an appeal to city government to be efficient and protect the future of public employees. The city managers total salary/benefits package is almost impossible to figure out. It appears the managers annual auto allowance is $3,600 a year. The cost of the auto allowance is spread over five departments, I assume to make for easier accountability and tracking. Counting the auto allowance, salary, benefits and Greenlight management shared money, I would venture the total compensation package is more than $100,000 FY 2012, but that is an estimate. Who knows exactly as a lot of city salaries/benefits/expenses are hidden in Tax Increment (line item 130 in the FY 2012 budget). It certainly increased in FY 2012. As reported in the Sept. 15, 2011, Riverland News, Councilman Dennis Evans stated at the council meeting he was confused and did not fully understand about the salary/budget allocations in the FY 2012 budget. I totally agree with the sincere, honest comment by the councilman and hope the explanation promised at the next council meeting was given. Perhaps someone will explain the budget allocations in clear layman terms one day. Why not make it transparent so you can follow the money trail? The city purchase of the broken, privately owned Rio Vista sewage treatment plant and taking on the burden of the court contempt ruling is mindboggling. The city obligated taxpayers to more than a $1 million hook up for 44 existing Rio Vista sewer customers. The Rio Vista residents are only obligated to pay for a third of any cost incurred no matter what. Why would the city ever get involved in a private, county, state or federal environmental issue? It certainly was not a city issue or problem until the city leaders made it one. I assume the city officials who live on the river had first hand knowledge of the effect of the broken sewage system on downstream river property. No plans to explore cost saving options or mergers with the county. Crystal River and Inverness have done away with city police and let the county sheriff provide service. Little Dunnellon has it own duplication of Marion County law enforcement operations. If economy of scale and pooling of resources is so important to the utility system, why not all departments? The answer I believe is that the goal of this city government is to grow the city government for the sake of the city government, not the residents. Most residents in this recession have tightened their belts, not the city they have expanded. How many communities with 1,800 residents have the level of cost Dunnellon has to operate, if they even have a city government? There is no open communication or input sought from local communities or citizens. The recent episode with Congressman Stearns is a good example. Mayor Ward know his rooftop sucking resources out of the city comment would snare Congressman Stearns in the local political milieu. The city manager knows that Dunnellon did not qualify for federal stimulus fiber optic money from the beginning as Dunnellon was not underserved by private communication companies. These comments turned a good will visit made in good faith into a potential liability for the congressman, who rebounded nicely with his informative meeting. The utility purchase meetings fiasco and the joint city/county commission meeting come to mind also. The letter to Mr. Lynn Black threatening his first amendment rights are another Dunnellon highlight. This type of unprofessional and petty political activity is becoming commonplace. Good, sincere questions from the Riverland News Editorial section and citizens concerns go unanswered as this columns concerns will. To sum up the issue, what was so wrong with the nice Dunnellon area residents either grew up in or moved into? Most people did not stay or move here for big city services, conveniences and problems. Dunnellon residents, this is your city, it is your future, your taxes what value do you get for your high taxes and utility rates? The city government is not facing the reality of todays economic climate. The operational cost and salary budget cost of this city cannot be sustained. The financial resources are just not there. Again, I believe the city functions for the good of city government, not the good of the community. It is time for the voting citizens of Dunnellon to be proactive, to demand and vote for good governance by the city. Steve Swett is an 18year Rainbow Springs resident and retired Dunnellon postmaster. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 5 CITRUS COUNTYS BEST BRINGS YOU THE BEST YOUR FAMILY, HOME & ENVIRONMENT Damage Stops Within Hours of Treatment! TERMITE & PEST CONTROL (352) 563-6698 (866) 860-BUGS 000BZ7Y www.CitrusPest.com $ 100 00 OFF TREATMENT New Residential Customers. 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6 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsHarmony in the Streets campers run underneath and through water firefighters from Rainbow Springs Station No. 22 sprayed on them during the water day party. The weeklong camp was sponsored by the Marion County Sheriffs Office and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch, was July 16 through 20 at Rainbow Springs State Park. The youths were treated to a water party courtesy of Marion County Fire Rescue Rainbow Springs Station No. 22, which used a hose and pumper truck to cool the kids off. Throughout the week, campers were treated to a variety of activities and demonstrations from the Marion County Sheriffs Office SWAT team and K9 units, to viewing the variety of motor vehicles used by the sheriffs office to a snake show. On Friday, a graduation party was held to celebrate the end of the weeklong camp. ABOVE: Campers give one of their dry counselors a hug at the end of the water day celebration. LEFT: Firefighter/EMT Scott Shockly smiles as he doses y ouths participating in the annual Harmony in the Streets summer camp during their annual water day party. ABOVE: Firefighter/EMT Rob Ponte shows youths some of the diff erent equipment firefighters carry on trucks to use during emergencies such as fires and wrecks. Ponte fielded a variety of questions from the campers. RIGHT: Michael Bundrick holds up his hands as he rushes to ward a stream of water being unleashed from a hose. Personnel from Marion County Fire Rescue Rainbow Springs Station No. 22 pose for a photo Thursday with youths participating in the annual Harmony in the Streets.

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RIVERLANDEDUCATION 8 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26, 2012 EDUCATION NEWS Extended Day Services taking applicationsExtended Day services are available to parents and students before and after school hours in Marion County Public Schools. Pre-registration is now available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday at CTAE (Community Technical and Adult Education) in Ocala through August 1. After that, registration only takes place at schools in mid-August during Open House events. For more information, call Ann Marie Julio at 352-671-4135.Hospice helping Stuff the BusHospice of Marion County has joined the annual Stuff the Bus campaign, which provides school supplies for homeless children. Items needed include new backpacks, binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, socks, shoes, clothing and personal care products such as deodorant and shampoo, and laundry detergent. Donations will be collected Aug. 4 through 10 at the Hospice of Marion County thrift stores in the Kmart shopping center (10325 S.E. U.S. 441, Belleview), Jasmine Square (6114 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala), Heather Island Plaza (7578 S.E. Maricamp Road, Ocala) and Terrace Shoppes at Spruce Creek (17860 S.E. 109th Ave., Summerfield). The stores are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.Marion sheriffs office sponsors Teen DriverThe Marion County Sheriffs Office, in partnership with the Florida Sheriffs Association, offers the Teen Driver challenge, a free drivers safety course for young people, ages 15 to 19. The Teen Driver Challenge consists of two training days totaling 12 hours. The first day includes a four-hour lesson in a classroom setting. The second day is spent on the driving range, giving teens an intense eighthour and hands-on driver safety lesson. Below is the 2012 Teen Driver Challenge course schedule: July 13 and 14 Registration started July 2. Aug. 24 and 25 Registration starts Aug. 13. Sept. 21 and 22 Registration starts Sept. 10. Oct. 12 and 13 Registration starts Oct. 2. Nov. 16 and 17 Registration starts Nov. 5. The registration limit for each class is 16 students. Lessons are from 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Parents can register their teens within the two weeks prior to each course date. Visit www.marionso.com/division-corrections-juvenile-tdc.php for more information about the course and for registration dates. Please call 368-3530 to register for the course.Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is continuing to support Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one local school. Containers for these labels can be found at Winn-Dixie (ask for box at cigarette counter), Ace Hardware, To Your Health Spa and in the Narthex of St. Johns Catholic Church. For more information about this program, call 489-5954. Tweak in FCAT scores dont alter local schools FCAT 2.0 proved to just as tough an act to follow as FCAT 1.0. The state Department of Education released annual school grades July 11 for districts statewide as Marion County found itself ranked in the middle of the pack with the four area schools showing mixed results. However, state education officials recently admitted to scoring errors on the statewide test. Those changes results in three schools in the Marion County School District improving a letter grade, but it didnt alter the grades of area schools. Dunnellon Elementary had the highest, chiming in with B a year for the second time in three years. A year ago, Dunnellon Elementary was given an A. Romeo Elementary and Dunnellon Middle School each received Cs. It marks the second consecutive year each school was given a C grade. The news was expected by school officials statewide, considering more rigorous FCAT 2.0 tests were issued this year and the proficiency benchmarks Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon High School students who won awards at the recent Yearbook Connection workshop, from left, are: freshman Emily Romero, senior Stevie White, junior Courtney Pike, senior Ariel Buchko, junior Laura Riley and senior Rachel Horne. DHS Yearbook students take top honor at workshop In all aspects of life there are many things that one needs to know. In yearbook and journalism class, its no different. The 2012 Yearbook Connections summer workshop theme was You Better Know, or YBK for short, and from the opening session, students and advisers learned what theyd better know by the workshops end. The three-day workshop, which began July 16, was led by Steven Wallace and Cara Cruce, local Herff Jones reps, and the keynote speaker was yearbook expert Carol Ryan, a Las Vegas native who was a former yearbook adviser of an award-winning publication before becoming a Herff Jones representative. The ultimate goal of the workshop was to have a theme, cover and layout spread designed by the end of the three days. Dunnellon High School was represented by six students. Senior Rachel Horne and junior Laura Riley, who will be co-editors, are entering their third year in journalism. The rest, seniors Stevie White and Ariel Buchko, junior Courtney Pike and freshman Emily Romero, are about to embark on their first high school journalism adventure. Each day the group met Dunnellons yearbook adviser Julie Mancini in the DHS parking lot at 7 a.m. to embark on the hourlong journey to Oak Hall School in Gainesville. At first it was kind of annoying have to wake up so early over the summer, White said. But after the first day, I was really excited to wake up early to learn what we were going to be doing. Eighty-two students and advisers packed into the Oak Hall cafeteria, which was decorated with colorful paper lining the walls and hundreds of yearbooks on the tables to provide inspiration. From day one, presentations were offered about important topics a YERD (Yearbook Nerd) must know, such as Anatomy of a Yearbook and theme. Students attended different classes depending on their role in their own journalism classes. Design lessons were split into beginning and advanced classes led by Cruce and Ryan, respectively. In beginning design, I learned the basics of United Way seeks ReadingPals for school year OCALA United Way of Marion County is looking to recruit 100 volunteers to be placed in local elementary schools this fall and be paired up with one child to work on literacy skills. The volunteer commitment consists of one hour, once a week for 25 weeks. Training and materials will be provided. This volunteer recruitment effort is in response to a grant that United Way of Marion County received from Carol and Barney Barnett. The grant is focused on engaging, training and deploying volunteer reading pals in 10 Florida regions to increase the number of students who are reading at grade level by the end of third grade. Working with local school districts, United Ways Womens Leadership Councils, Early Learning Coalitions, Childrens Services Councils and others, this initiative will focus on engaging students from pre-kindergarten to third grade. Local United Ways are tasked with partnering with their local school system, using a common state-wide preand postassessment, tracking volunteer hours and providing books for children to take home. Implementation of the program is left to the discretion of each community. When schools improve, communities improve and sometimes kids just need someone who believes in them, said Maureen Quinlan, president of United Way of Marion County. United Way recognizes that everyone can contribute to a childs academic success. Volunteer training will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Marion County Public Library Headquarters at 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Volunteers will be placed when school begins in the fall. For more information, contact Jan Hathaway at 352-732-9696, ext. 212, or jhathaway@uwmc.org. Agency needs 100 volunteers for program Special to the Riverland News LAURA RILEY For the Riverland News Dunnellon Elementary has highest grade of area schools JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See FCAT page 9 Stuff the Bus locales selected The largest school supply drive in Marion County celebrates 11 years of giving to students this summer. Operation: Stuff the Bus started in 2002 as a summer drive to gather school supplies for Marion Countys homeless students. Today, the program helps more than 2,000 needy students throughout Marion County Public Schools. The annual program is co-sponsored by Marion County Public Schools and local military organizations. Operation: Stuff the Bus affords local residents the opportunity to make a true difference in a homeless childs life by donating new school supplies, childrens clothing, shoes, books and games, personal hygiene items, gifts cards and financial contributions. To date, the campaign has collected nearly $400,000 in donations and merchandise, which has been distributed through the school districts Homeless Student program and guidance counselors. A decorated school bus with ample room to stuff donations inside will sit at local retail stores from 9a.m. to 5 p.m. according to the following schedule: Saturday, July 28 Wal-Mart, Easy Street (2600 S.W. 19th Ave., Ocala.) Saturday, Aug. 4 to be announced. Tuesday, Aug. 7 Super Tuesday (local government participation day.) Saturday, Aug. 11 Kmart, Belleview. Saturday, Aug. 18 Harley Fun Run (starts at VFW Post 284 Belleview with 8 a.m. breakfast and ends at Harley Davidson of Ocala, 5331 N. U.S. 441, Ocala.) Checks benefitting Operation: Stuff the Bus should be indicated as such and made payable to Operation: Stuff the Bus, c/o Homeless Children Program, Marion County Public Schools, 1517 SE 30 Ave. No. 5, Ocala, FL, 34471. For more information, contact the school districts Homeless Children Program at 352-671-6847 or email Suzanne. McGuire@marion.k12.fl. us. Ariel Buchko, left, and Stevie White view images on the camera that were taken July 16 at the Yearbook Connection workshop. See YERDS page 9 Special to the Riverland News

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were raised for most of the tests. The good news, district officials noted, is that none of Marion's elementary or middle schools received a D or F grade. Dunnellon Highs grade is pending and results are expected soon, state officials said. A year ago, Dunnellon High received a B for the second straight year despite earning enough points to receive an A. According to guidelines, school grades include four measures of student achievement and four measures of student learning gains plus several components for high schools that are based on measures other than state assessments, as well as a new measure for middle schools that measures participation in and performance on high-school-level end-ofcourse (EOC) assessments. Floridas current school accountability system originated with state legislation passed in 1999 (the A+ Plan) and has been revised periodically to reflect increased standards and expectations for student performance. Florida is the first state to track annual student learning gains based on the states academic standards. School grades (A through F) have been issued since 1999, with the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT, and now the FCAT 2.0) being a key instrument in calculating school grades. eight classes and have a block day where they attend half their classes one day and half the next. Mrs. Lewis and the staff worked hard on putting this schedule together, McAteer said. We are going to test it out and evaluate it over the year. Dunnellon High will continue its advanced placement programs where McAteer said he plans on developing more of those classes and electives. He was one of the administrators who developed the college readiness program at nearby Westport High School. Dunnellon High will have about four to five new faces on the teaching staff. They are starting to look this week for new staff members. The Power Generation Academy is also looking for a new instructor for the program. My main goal at Dunnellon High School is to continue to develop the programs and community, said McAteer, who noted the high school has a great AP program and believes people dont really know about it due to the location. I want to develop different courses including new electives and AP classes. I also want students who are zoned for Dunnellon to go here. Its my job to let the public know how good of a school we are. how to set up a spread and the dos and donts of making a yearbook, said Pike. A photography class was taught with Matt Stamey from the Gainesville Sun. Lessons based on Photoshop, coverage ideas and marketing rounded out the program. Mancini facilitated a trio of classes about marketing, student leadership and one for advisors. The camp took a fun approach to teaching students about themselves and how they could help better their class. Games were held that were not only fun but also helpful like Speed Dating, where students had two minutes to ask the right questions for a good caption. Students entered contests during the workshop, too. On Monday, both beginning and advanced design classes were given the opportunity to submit a mock yearbook layout on paper, using magazines for inspiration and for paste-up. On Tuesday, students worked in groups to create a mock yearbook spread using the Maestro Concept, a management system focusing on group thinking and collaboration. On the final day, most of the 19 schools were judged on their theme presentation. Most schools showed their cover, endsheet and title and divider ideas, and sought advice from the group. The workshop allowed me to further understand the rules I need to follow when designing pages for our yearbook, said Horne. It was a really fun experience that I needed to prepare me for the upcoming year. On the third day, awards were given out and Dunnellon took home eight. Romero received first place for caption in the high school division and one for her picture of the Oak Hall School track, judged by Stamey. Buchko, White, and Pike took home first, second and third place for their beginning layout designs. Horne and Riley received a joint award for their advanced design. Horne, White and Pike also were given an award for their Maestro spread. Dunnellon High School was awarded the top prize for its theme presentation, which was the biggest award of the workshop. I love when my students get recognized for their hard work, Mancini said. I think its really important to not only plan ahead, but the awards also help to start the year off right: excited. Finally drumroll please the theme for the 2013 Dunnellon High School yearbook is Spark the Revolution. The staff has decided on a theme that was first suggested by the 2012 editor Amanda Ortman, but has been tweaked to fit the changes that have occurred for the upcoming school year. Who knew when we first started thinking about revolution that we would have such a great number of changes happening around school? Mancini said. From the new schedule, to the new principal, this is sure to be a revolutionary year. Horne agreed. We chose an empowering theme, something different but good, and if it makes each student feel as if this yearbook is all about them, thats the way its supposed to be, Horne explained. The DHS journalism staff would like to extend a thank-you to the local business community for its continued support. The yearbook staff will be coming around in the current weeks to sell ads and books. Businesses can not only advertise, but they can also purchase books, either for themselves, or for students who cannot afford them through the angel book program. Yearbooks are currently $40 and ads start at $30 for a business-card size. Any seniors or relatives of 2013 seniors are also welcomed to purchase an ad for their child. We are hoping to have an all-color yearbook this year, Horne said. We all plan to work hard to achieve that goal. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 9 PRINCIPAL continued from page 1 YERDS continued from page 8 FCAT continued from page 8 Moose Lodge gives donation to Little League Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Moose Lodge No. 2308 donated $500 to Dunnellon Little League. Accepting the donation is Ashley Hickey, center, Dunnellon Little League treasurer. Pictured with Hickey are John Lawrence, left, and Brooks Owens. Park Partnership grants available Nonprofit groups interested in developing or upgrading recreational facilities for public use may benefit from a Marion County Parks and Recreation grant program. Through July 31, 2012, groups operating or intending to operate a public park or offer public recreation facilities within Marion County may apply for a grant under the 2012-2013 Park Partnership Program. Awardees will receive up to 50 percent in matching funds for their projects. A total of $60,000 is available for the program this year. Those interested in applying may visit www.marioncountyfl.org/ parks.htm to download grant application instructions and forms. During the past 18 years, the Park Partnership Program has awarded more than $960,000 in matching funds to its grant recipients. Last year, program funding helped organizations such as Mike Giffin Memorial Park, Inc., improve park and recreation areas amenities in the Fort McCoy area. The Park Partnership Program is funded through the Pennies for Parks bond referendum. For additional program information, please contact Marion County Parks and Recreation at 352671-8560 or stop by the office at 111 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala. 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daily from people whom I cannot understand. They are obviously calling from a foreign country to solicit American business. I wonder how many of my fellow Americans are disgusted as I am with similar calls. I am not anti-foreign because most of our forefathers came from other countries and I worked in Africa for 14 years and enjoyed my relationship with the people I worked with. Why cant these jobs be given to our own unemployed people? Years ago, people made a concerted effort to learn the English language if they wanted to live here or those who wanted to trade with use could at least speak our language properly. I dont know if anyone out there has given this serious thought, but isnt this what Mr. (Mitt) Romney did when he was governor of Massachusetts? Just be warned, if he happens to become our next president (heaven forbid) it will only be a matter of time before he ships out more and more jobs that should stay here in the good old USA. And isnt it sad that our U.S. Olympic uniforms were made in China? My heaven, what happened to this great country? Do you mean to tell me that we dont have a manufacturer in the USA that can compete with China? Gosh! I wonder if our U.S. military uniforms are also made in China. It wouldnt surprise me one bit. Another thing that really irks me is that Romney only submitted taxes for one year when other contenders were willing to submit tax information, and Romney has his millions and millions of dollars stashed away in foreign banks. Some American! Wow, hes really for the American people. Thats a joke.Patricia Hess DunnellonPolice department receives makeoverThe Dunnellon Police Department was in need of a professional appearance in front of the building. A citizen helped us design the front area and provided us with beautiful plants and flowers. The citizens, with the assistance from Public Services, planted the plants and flowers, which changed the appearance of the department tremendously. Dunnellon Mulch and Stone observed the work in progress and graciously donated mulch, which changed the look completely. We would like to thank everyone who assisted in making our police department look fantastic.Joanne M. Black Chief, Dunnellon Police Department ment those numbers of years ago, with one side saying that to not utilize our resources such as the Rainbow and Withlacoochee rivers would be devastating to the local economy, and the other side feeling that growth near the rivers would result in ecologic devastation. It is no longer an academic argument. We are in dire financial straits and, if anything, because of resistance. We have still had growth around our rivers, but it was poorly planned and terribly inefficient. A larger and more diverse pool of candidates could not only change the direction the city has been mired in for several years, but perhaps point us in the right direction for economic growth. This election can provide the opportunity to correct the mistakes of the past, and set Dunnellon on a path to a new future where water rates do not cause customers to boycott businesses and for-sale signs do not dot our landscapes. about the time youll throw your arms in the air, screaming about higher taxes. Im not the boy crying wolf here; the sky is falling, folks. Officials recently approved another extension of Bond C, which the city was on the hook for a payment in November. Algiere had struck a deal with Regions Bank in Orlando last fall to delay the initial bond payment, but that agreement has yet to see the light of day. Obviously, thats no longer of concern with the most recent deal struck between city and banking officials. Thats twice the city has delayed a bond payment. Either way you slice this or dice this, the longer officials continue to strike deals to delay bond payments, the more the debt will pile up. Thats when taxes will go up. As most governments have been taking measures to cut costs, services and employees, the city of Dunnellon has done the exact opposite by adding employees. Perhaps, and this is a just novel idea, but more than a year ago when Greenlight encountered delay after delay in launching on time, officials should have temporarily laid off those employees until the fiber to the home program was up and running. Instead, they continued to collect paychecks for services rendered, or lack thereof, depending on your viewpoint. Regardless, my friends, that alarm going off in your heads is a wake-up call. Its time you demand answers, you deserve to know the truth about exactly why Greenlight is struggling and what exactly your elected officials plan on doing about it. Hiding behind propitiatory information is all good and well; however, when it affects the bottom line of home owners, renters, property owners and businesses, those appointed to office will have to answer. Thats when it might be time to cancel the current service (officials) and put something better into office. Thats worth staying tuned in to. get involved in such as a rope climbing contest while in a bucket. Although it was very hot in Tennessee that day, there is several water rides that dont only promise to get you wet, but follow through on that promise. We were all drenched and laughing by the time we were done. Later that night, we went out for our only meal outside the cabin, a delicious barbeque feast. After which we tried several times to bring back a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts, but the line was wrapped around the building every time, and we thought our drivethrough at the Dunnellon McDonalds was bad. There was a Jurassic Park boat ride that my 7year-old grandson enjoyed a lot and my granddaughter likes anything country, especially the music, so she had a great time. Would I make this trip again? I sure would, and Cherokee seems like a neat place to visit next time along with other things we didnt have time for. Would I want to live there? I dont think I could. The mountains caused my stomach to roll and my ears to pop. No offense to all the people in Tennessee, but even though its a beautiful place I still prefer the lowlands, beaches and year-round sunshine of my favorite state, Florida. But people tell me a trip in the fall just might change my mind. Im game, but only if I dont have to drive. 10 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 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 000BZBC CARDS & GIFTS NEW ARRIVALS Bath Body Whimsy. 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Songs may be any type of music, and must be the original work of the entrant. Those who wish to enter need not be skilled musicians. There are songs in the hearts of everyone. The songs entered into the contest are not judged on the slickness of their presentation. However, a good recording showcases the songs to the best advantage. Since its beginning in 1992, the contest has generated hundreds of songs about every conceivable aspect of Florida: its history, land, water, characters, weather, and creatures. Songs have been serious, comical, romantic, and inspirational. They have included folk, country, rap, blues, jazz, and classical. Entries arrive from various areas of the USA, but most come from Florida. Five judges rate the songs on authenticity, originality, and emotional impact, as well as technical aspects. Each person may submit up to three songs. Cash prizes are awarded the top three entries. Winners are invited to perform on the main stage at the annual Will McLean Music Festival, March 8 to 10, 2013 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch in Brooksville. All who enter will have an opportunity to share their songs in song circles at the festival. The Will McLean Foundation has produced the first in a series of compact discs featuring the finalists of each year. The first CD, Soul of the Hawk, with winners from 2006-2010, is now available. For more information, see the contest rules attached or visit www.willmclean.com or call 352-465-7208. Special to the Riverland News COMMUNITY NEWS Police collecting used cell phonesThe Dunnellon Police Department is collecting cellular phones with chargers for Domestic Violence victims. The collected phones are turned over to domestic violent shelters and provided to victims to use to call 911 for any emergency. Please drop off all unused cellular phones along with the chargers to the police department, 12014 S. Williams St. Dunnellon or at Repeat Boutique.Boys and Girls Clubs seek donationsMany Boys and Girls Clubs are benefitting from car donations. The cars are sold at auction and the funds generated help support their many programs. People wishing to donate their cars or for more information call 800-246-0493.DCF seeks volunteers for programThe Department of Children and Families in your community has been awarded a Food Stamp Participation Grant. DCF is looking for committed volunteers with computer experience to help our food stamp customers navigate the online application process. For more information, call Nora Larsen at 352330-5517 or email Nora_Larsen@ dcf.state.fl.us.U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps seeks membersManatee Division drills at Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, in Yankeetown, the second weekend monthly. The Sea Cadets are for youths, ages 13 through 17 years old. There is also a Navy League Cadet unit for youths, ages 11 through 13 years old. 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reached their destination at the First Baptist Church, they had to settle for the real American experience and head into one of the leading stores in America, Wal-Mart. We are so excited for getting the two children, my dad is coming from the hospital right now to meet them, Tara Murry said. Theyre both girls and I think well have a lot of fun together. During their time in Dunnellon, the students will attend morning classes at the Dunnellon Christian Academy, where they will be taught courses in English. In the afternoons, the children will be doing a variety of activities that were planned out by the organizers of the program. For the time they have planned out activities for them with the group like going to the Rainbow River, Lego Land, Adventure Land and such. The day we have off I am looking to take them to a Tampa Rays baseball game, the Campbell family said. We have a boy and I believe he will really enjoy going. At the end of their time in school, officials will host a graduation ceremony, and a trip to Orlando is in the works for the students to get to experience Universal Studios and, of course, Walt Disney World. The children are scheduled to leave Aug. 5. This is something I have always wanted to do in my life, Diane Campbell said. I am so excited to go on this journey with these kids. and the full $1.85 million, plus interest, is due for Bond C. The agreement between the two entities states: The city and the bank have agreed to extend the maturity and increase the interest rate for the Refunded 201CC Bond, but to keep the remaining terms the same. This agreement will be implemented by the issuance of the bond in exchange for surrender and cancellation of the Refunded 2OlOC Bond. The deal stated the bond shall be issued in the form of a single, fully registered bond, without coupons and shall be dated Nov. 18, 2010, and shall have the same fiscal details and other features and attributes as the Refunded 201CC Bond, except it shall mature on Nov. 1, 2012, and the interest rate shall increase to LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rates) plus 450 basis points, or 4.5 interest above LIBOR. The original deal called for the city to pay LIBOR plus 250 basis points, or 2.5 percent interest above LIBOR. Because the deal hinges on agreements in the first contract agreed upon in November 2010, in which the city agreed the principal of and interest on the bonds and all required sinking fund, reserve and other payments shall be payable solely from the pledged revenues as herein provided. The pledged revenues, according to the deal, are the states share sales tax revenue. The estimated pledged revenues will be sufficient to pay all principal of and interest on the bond and the outstanding parity bonds, as the same become due, and to make all required sinking fund, reserve or other payments required by this resolution and the original resolution. The agreement also stipulated that the bond will be deemed an obligation of a municipal utility within the meaning of Section 215.84(8), Florida Statutes, so no interest rate limit contained in Section 215.84, Florida Statutes, is applicable to the Bond. The financing for the fiber to the home program is set in three bonds: the Series A bond for 20 years with an interest rate of 3.61 percent; the Series B bond for 5 years with an interest rate of 3.20 percent; and the Series C bond must be repaid in one year. Paperwork for the bonds was completed Nov. 18, 2010. The city has spent more than $3 million of the $7.5 million in funds available for the lofty fiber to the home program, which has encountered several days since the city secured financing in November 2010.Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 11 000BE08 Puzzle answers on Page 3 COMMUNITY NEWS Friends of the Library to host book saleThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Books Store will host an Over-Inventory Book Sale from July 30, through Aug. 30. Everything in the store will be half-price. Inventory changes daily. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library, which is at 20351 Robinson Road. For more information, call 352-438-2520.Watch-Clock Collectors meet monthlyThe Chapter 156 of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) meet at 8 a.m. the fourth Sunday monthly except December at VFW Post 4781 at 9401 S.E. 110 St., Ocala. The facility is off State Road 200, behind Sims Furniture and next to MRMC Medical Park at Timber Ridge approximately 8/10 of a mile east of County Road 484. The presentation topics are about repair and maintenance of Clocks and Watches and related subjects. The public is welcome to attend. There is a $2 fee, which covers refreshments and expenses. For more information, call Roger B. Krieger at 352-527-0669 or Jim Beeman at 352-369-3924.Agency 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. GREENLIGHT continued from page 1 Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsABOVE: Donna Baker chats with Xinyuan Zhang, or Jaden, the name shell use during her sta y stateside during the summer exchange program. BELOW: Barbara Donohoe escorts Tim to her husband after greeting the y outh after he exited the bus. The Donohoes are hosting two students for the next three weeks. WELCOME continued from page 1 000C1P8 Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop Where Theres ALWAYS Something Different Open 7 days a week Mon.-Sat. 10-5 Sun. 12-4 Grumbles House 20799 Walnut St. In Dunnellons Historic Village (352) 465-1460 dunnellonfloridaantiques.com The Biggest SALE Weve EVER Had Thursday, Friday & Saturday July 26 28 10 am 5 pm 10%-80% off SHOP EARLY AND GET 1 st PICK Daily Specials Selected Concrete Planters 50% off Plants Tyler Candles 40% off Candle Warmers Polish Pottery 15% off Garden Stakes China & Crystal up to 70% off Lamps Antique Glassware Wall Art Figurines Ladies Clothing, Shoes & Accessories Tree Corral Books Jewelry Furniture Vintage Linens Silk Flowers & Containers Bath Soap Birdbaths Unique Gifty Things Lots of Stuff! 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12 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 FAMILY FEATURES Are you hungry for a sweet treat but dont have the time or energy to create something from scratch? These no-fuss dessert recipes are sure to delight. Start with convenient ingredients, such as Sara Lee Pound Cake, and make a few easy enhancements. In no time, you can put together an Easy Trifle, Pound Cake SMores, or even a Classic Strawberry Shortcake. With a few extra minutes, you can create a delectable Banana Nut Pound Cake Pudding, or Grilled Pound Cake with Ice Cream, Pineapple and Chocolate Drizzle perfect for sharing any day of the week. All of these easy recipes can be made with Sara Lee P ound Cake Slices, too. The pre-sliced and individuallywrapped slices are ideal for making perfectly-portioned desserts or snacks. Get more delicious, no-fuss recipes at www.saraleedesserts.com. And to get recipes and tips delivered to your inbox, sign up for a free newsletter at www.saraleedesserts.com/enews-sign-up. Grilled Pound Cake with Ice Cream, Pineapple and Chocolate Drizzle Easy Trifle Banana Nut Pound Cake Pudding Pound Cake SMoresEasy TriflePrep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 1/2 cup Greek peach yogurt 1 cup light whipped topping, divided 1/4 cup sliced fresh peaches 1/4 cup whole raspberries 1 tablespoon toasted almonds Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions. Cut thawed pound cake into 1-inch cubes. Mix yogurt with 1/2 cup light whipped topping, reserving remaining whipped topping for later. Put two parfait glasses on a work surface. Layer 1/4 of the pound cake cubes into each glass. Top each with 1 tablespoon sliced fresh peaches and whole rasp berries, and 1/4 yogurt mixture. Repeat layers, ending with yogurt. Top with remaining light whipped topping and toasted almonds. Tip: You can make this recipe for more people, by scaling up the ingredients and presenting in a pretty glass bowl.Pound Cake SMoresPrep Time: 5 minutes Serves: 2 2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips 1/4 cup mini marshmallows 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts (optional) Preheat oven to 400F. Spray an 8x8-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Place each pound cake slice on the bottom of the baking pan. Top each slice with 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons mini marshmallows. Bake for 5 minutes or until marshmallows are melted and lightly toasted. Top with peanuts, if desired. To cook in microwave: Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions and place each pound cake slice on a microwave-safe plate. Top each slice with 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons mini marshmallows. Microwave on high for 15 to 20 seconds or until marshmallows and chocolate chips are slightly melted. Top with peanuts, if desired.Grilled Pound Cake with Ice Cream, Pineapple and Chocolate DrizzlePrep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 2 2 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 1/2-inch pineapple rings 2 small scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1 cup) 1/4 cup chocolate sauce Thaw 2 pound cake slices according to package directions. Pre-heat a grill or grill pan to medium. Brush each slice of pound cake with melted butter. Grill pineapple slices 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until they are golden brown and caramelized on both sides. While pineapple is grilling, place pound cake slices on the grill for 1 to 2 min utes per side, or until each side is lightly golden brown. Top pound cake slices with grilled pineapple and a scoop of vanilla ice cream (or other desired flavor). Finish with a chocolate sauce drizzle.Banana Nut Pound Cake PuddingPrep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Serves: 4 4 Sara Lee Pound Cake Slices, or 2 (1/2-inch) slices from 1 package of Sara Lee Pound Cake 2 eggs 1 cup half and half 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 2 small ripe bananas, thinly sliced 1/2 cup candied pecans (optional) Whipped topping (optional) Preheat oven to 325F. Thaw 4 pound cake slices according to package directions. Cut pound cake slices into 1/2-inch squares and place on a baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted. Whisk eggs, half and half, vanilla and brown sugar until well blended. Set aside. Spray a 1-quart baking dish with cooking spray. If using, sprinkle 1/4 cup pecans onto prepared baking dish. Top with toasted pound cake and banana slices and pour egg mixture on top. Press down pound cake cubes with back of spoon to sub merge completely; let stand 10 minutes. If using, sprinkle with remaining pecans. Cover baking dish with foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove cover and continue baking 15 minutes or until eggs are set. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.

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Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 13 000C31I 000C2IY 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 ALL GOLF CARTS ON SALE A LL M AJOR B RANDS 2 & 4 C YCLE R EPAIRED 000C4DQ Stephen Goldsmith BC-HIS 40+ Years Experience We will beat all advertised prices! Many brand names to choose from. GENESIS HEARING CARE 489-9479 20336 E Pennsylvania Ave Dunnellon HEARING AIDS Digital Hearing Aids at Discount Prices All major credit cards accepted. FREE HEARING TEST 000BVJQ VARIETY OF PROGRAMS AVAILABLE Ages 2-5 FREE VPK (voluntary prekindergarten) Infant Program Inclusion Program School Readiness Funding (CDS Vouchers) Scholarships Available Reduced rates for qualifying families FUMC Harmony Preschool 21501 W. Highway 40 Dunnellon, FL 34431 (352) 489-9552 Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm COMMUNITY NEWS 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. 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.American Legion activities slatedAmerican Legion Wall-Rives Post 58 will meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will not be served. The Auxiliary will not meet again until September. The Dunnellon Young Marines meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. Refreshments are available. The outdoor flea market and pancake breakfast will resume in September.Penno VFW Post plans eventsEdward W. Penno VFW Post 4864, 10199 Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs, announce the following events. Join us for Darts at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Bingo at 1 p.m. Mondays. $1 Hot Dogs are available for lunch on those days. Please plan to join us for dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are $8 each. The canteen is open Sunday through Saturday at noon; and closes at 8 p.m. or later Monday through Saturday except for meeting nights, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 352-465-4864.TOPS welcomes members, visitorsTOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 375 Rainbow Lakes welcomes new members and visitors. TOPS meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Rainbow Lakes Community Center 4030 S.W. Deepwater Court, Rainbow Lakes. Take U.S. 41 to Rainbow Lakes Boulevard, 4.5 miles to the Community Center. For more information, call 465-5807. BRIDGE SCORES Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from July 17: Winners: 1. Ruth Brucker, 5,210; 2. Gordon Quigley, 4,390; 3. Wes Hanington, 4,190; 4. Brian Norris, 4,090. Slams: Gordon Quigley and Ruth Brucker, 6S made 7. So You Want To BeIf you like working with numbers and money, you may enjoy a career as an accountant. Accountants keep track of money for companies. Then they make reports on the money for company managers, people outside their companies and the government. There are four kids of accountants: Public accountants work for public accounting companies, and some have their own businesses. Management accountants work for a company and keep track of the money the company spends and makes. Internal auditors are in charge of making sure a companys accounting records are right. They have to make sure no one inside is stealing from the company or wasting the companys money. Government accountants have to make sure the governments records are right. They also check the records of people who do business with the government. Most accountants work about 40 hours a week. However, tax accountants work longer hours in the months leading up to the date taxes are dueApril 15. Although most accountants have a college degree in accounting, some businesses require them to have a masters degree in either business or accounting. Public accountants have to take a special test, too, and they have to have a license for the state in which they work. The end of summer doesnt have to be boring. Check out these ideas for some great summer fun! Millennium Time Capsule The new millennium is just a few months away, so why not develop a time capsule with your friends? Be sure to include a picture of the group, so you can remember how everyone looks now. Each person should include an item that is special to them, like a toy or baseball card. Bury the time capsule in a safe place and open it in 10 years. Lemonade Stand Join your friends and sell lemonade on a hot day. Its a great way to raise some extra spending money. Stamp Collecting Start a stamp collection. A wide variety of stamps are available from your local post office or call 888-STAMPFUN. Private Fort Get old sheets, find some lawn furniture and build your own clubhouse in the back yard. Use rocks to hold down the sheets so they dont blow away. And dont forget the lawn furniture cushions. They make great chairs in a fort. Journal or Diary Its a great time in your life to start a journal or diary. You can write down special events or your thoughts on a subject. In addition, its a great place to stash special things, like ticket stubs or photos. Dont waste the summertime. Do something fun. After all, school will be starting soon. SUMMERFUN

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Gregory D. Phillips, 49Gregory D. Phillips, 49, of Dunnellon passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. He was born in Leesburg to Thomas Buzz and Margaret Maggie Phillips of Dunnellon. He is the brother of Denise (Tom) Vogelgesang of Monticello. He also has many nieces and nephews and five aunts and one uncle. He graduated from Leesburg High School in 1981 and worked in the computer electronics field. A funeral memorial service will be Aug. 11, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Holy Faith Episcopal Church Dunnellon. Family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Citrus County. Condolences may be left at RobertsofDunnellon.com Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL 34432. Carl Willard Peterson, 93Carl Willard Peterson, 93, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012. He was born Aug 7, 1918 in Chicago, Ill. the son of Edwin and Elvira Peterson, preceded in death by his wife Marie after 54 years of marriage. He graduated Pullman Tech School in 1936 then was employed by Westinghouse Electric. He was inducted in the Army in 1941 and earned an honorable discharge with the rank of technical sergeant after receiving 4 Bronze Battle Stars for action in the East Indies, New Guinea, and the Philippine Liberation. He then attended Wilson Jr. College and finished his employment with Danley Machine Corp in Chicago. He was commander of VFW post 2240 in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago and was also a 32nd degree Mason. In 1986, he and Marie retired to Rainbow Springs, where he cofounded the Sundowners Golf League and was loved by most he came in contact with. He is survived by his cousin, Carol Grosan; sister-in-law, Theresa Unti; niece and nephew, Karen Zidlicky and Michael Unti; sister-in-law, Norma Duncan; niece, Paula Vansack; numerous good and loyal friends. He will be greatly missed. A graveside memorial service provided by the Spring Hill Honor Guard will be at Florida National Cemetery Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 10 a.m. Condolences may be left at RobertsofDunnellon.com Arrangements are by Roberts Funeral Home 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon, FL 34432. Ijust celebrated another birthday, which got me to thinking about the good old days. You can usually tell how old a person is by how many times they refer to the good old days, or the phrase, when I was a youngster. I have come to the conclusion that getting old is not something to be ashamed of in the least. A person reaches a certain age simply because they have not died yet, which is nothing to make a person feel guilty. Although I do not think too much of birthdays, I intend to have as many as possible. Dont get me wrong. I am ready to go when my time is up, but, in the meantime, I am going to enjoy life. My recent birthday got me thinking about the good old days of my youth. Memory is a funny thing. For the most part, we remember the good of our youth and rarely the bad. I often hear some old geezer say, I wish I were 16 again. If their memory was serving them correctly, 16 was not a very good year for any of us. I am glad I have gotten beyond my 16th birthday. As I remember it, it was a terrible year. I can honestly say the best years of my life are the ones I am living now. Sure, I have some regrets. I have done things I probably should not have done, and I did not do some things I probably should have. If I had to live my life over again not only will I make the same mistakes but also I probably would add to the list quite significantly. I do not want to live my life over again. Once is enough for me, thank you. But as I was thinking of those good old days, I could not help but think what I was thinking about back then. It went something like this. When I was in school sitting in Ms. Ammons class, I was daydreaming about going fishing. All I could think about was what kind of fish were biting out by the lake this afternoon. Ms. Ammon would call upon me and I would have no idea what she was talking about. In my mind, I was fishing. In my body, I was suffering under classititis. It is what students, especially boys, get when they are bored with the class they are in at the time. It involves a lot of jittering. Where was your mind? Ms. Ammon14 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 To Advertise in the Church DirectoryCall 489-2731For More Information 000BR5D 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Service 9:00AM Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Healing Session 1st Sunday Every Month Following 9:00AM Service Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Jeffrey W. Welch, Pastor 20641 Chestnut Street Corner of Chestnut & Ohio Streets In The Historic District 489-2682 Sunday Worship . . . . . . . . . 8:30 AM Sunday School . . . . 9:45 AM Worship . . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Nursery Provided For All Servic es dunnpreschurch@bellsouth.net 000BR3T 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. 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 000BR4M The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.org Peace Lutheran Church 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 000BR3D MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Emmanuel Akalue, Pastor 000BER8 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 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 000BR43 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 000BR4S 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 000BR2L 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 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 000BR4F Deeper Life of Dunnellon Pentecostal Church Services Sunday 2:00 pm Wednesday 7:30 pm Meets at Hope Lutheran Church Luther Hall in Citrus Springs 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. 000C48T Pastor Edward Thompson 465-0200 GATHERINGSA DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHESFor where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20711180 All pastor ever wanted to do was go fishing OUT TO PASTOR Watchful eyes OBITUARIES JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsJessica Anthony, a lifeguard at Rainbow Springs State Park, keeps a watchful eye Thursday on swimmers enjoying the cool water at the head springs. Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 15

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Church of the Advent to host VBSThe Church of the Advent will present its annual Vacation Bible School Program from Aug. 6 to Aug. 11. All children between the ages of 4 to 11 are welcome. The program is free. Registrations forms are available at the church or via email. For more information, call the church at 4657272; Mrs. Florence at 352566-6934 or email jsickle391@gmail.com. Clothe the Children drive scheduledThe Altar & Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a Clothe the Children drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in the church hall. New and used clothing will be distributed to families in need. Applications will be available at the door. For more information, call 489-1984.Womens bible study meets third MondayNew 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.Nar-Anon hosts weekly meetingsThe 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 9 to 9:45 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.Rainbow Springs church to host LIFT ministryJoin the ladies at the Rainbow Springs Village Church for Ladies in Fellowship Together (LIFT) fellowship. The goal is to LIFT one another in encouragement, LIFT our missionaries in prayer and LIFT the name of Jesus Christ. If childcare is desired, call the church office for arrangements. LIFT meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. For more information about this ministry, e-mail Cindy Greaves at women@ caringpeople.org. Rainbow Springs Village Church is at 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon, south of Winn Dixie and west of U.S. 41). For more information, contact the church at 489-0249.Reformers Unanimous meetings scheduledReformers Unanimous is an addictions program developed from more than a decade of experience, and is the fastest growing faith-based addictions program in America. Meetings are directed not toward a specific addiction, but toward overcoming any addiction through the Higher Power that is Jesus Christ. For more information, as well as success testimonies, visit the national website at www.reformu.com. Local meetings are at 7 p.m. Fridays at Riverland Baptist Church, one mile north of State Road 40 on U.S. 41. would ask. I hope you werent fishing, now, were you? One thing about good ole Ms. Ammon, she could read a boys mind like a book. Maybe because there are so many blank pages in a young boys mind. I would suffer through counting down the hours and minutes and seconds until the school day would end. You did not hear it from me, and this is not a confession, but on those rare occasions when I would skip school and go fishing, I had another problem. I was where I wanted to be, doing what I wanted to do, but then as I threw out the line waiting for a bite all I could think of was what was happening back in school I was missing. I often wondered if Ms. Ammon was missing me. I would smile and then the fish would bite and my attention would be on the task at hand. It was not long before my mind would wander back to the classroom. What were they doing? What was I missing? For the life of me, I cannot understand why, but I could never enjoy fishing when I was playing hooky from school for thinking about what I was missing back in school. One of the advantages of getting older is developing a sense of maturity. Dont ask me to define maturity, because I am not quite sure what it really means. As a person matures, he begins to learn how to enjoy the moment. This, I say, comes with age. A lot of age in some instances. By the time you learn to enjoy the moment, it is gone. I have come a long way from good ole Ms. Ammons classroom. I will not tell you how many years it has been, lets just say a lot. I still find myself doing the same thing. I am in the middle of doing one thing and I begin thinking of what I could be doing. I could be home reading a book. Then when I go home and begin reading, I think about what I could be doing in the office. I have tried to take a day off for many years. I just cannot seem to manage it. I take a day off and think of what I really could be doing if I was working. When I am working, I think of how much fun I could have if I was taking the day off. I hope to live long enough to be able to bring these two opposites together in some magnificent activity. I have not got there yet. I am aspiring, to be sure. David was right. This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it (Psalms 118:24 KJV). The only thing I need to do today is to rejoice in the goodness of the Lord.The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, P.O. Box 831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@ att.net. Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 15 Granite Countertop Coatings Roof and Driveway Coatings Ranch & Farm Fences Wall & Ceiling Texture Gutter Cleaning Popcorn Ceiling Repairs PAUL GLENNS Complete Painting & Pressure Cleaning PAINTING 489-5098 Quality Work for Less Free Estimates 43 Years Experience 000BQZ2 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000BIES CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD INSTALLING NEW We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES R ETRACTABLE G ARAGE D OOR S CREENS R ETRACTABLE G ARAGE D OOR S CREENS Operates in conjunction with your garage door. 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Senior Home Cleaning Gardening Packing Organizing Move In/Move Out Windows, etc. 000BXMP (352) 208-0802 Cindy Fenwick Bonded & Insured Dunnellon to Central Citrus Ridge Area Helping Seniors Stay at Home Independently GREGS ALUMINUM Pleasing people in Marion County since 1982 Pool Enclosure Rescreens Vinyl & Acrylic Windows Garage Door Screens Vinyl Ceilings & Much More 465-0371 746-6663 Lic. & Ins. Comp #2038 MC3656 ALUMINUM 000BAXP 000AQEZ IRRIGATION LLC. SPRINKLERS IRRIGATION 3398 S.W. 74th Ave., Bay 101, Ocala Comp #7085 Call for details 352-237-5731 Serving Marion County Since 1982 Seasonal Special Licensed Fully Insured Certified Irrigation Auditor We will beat any written estimate on irrigation repairs or installation. Member of Florida Irrigation Society WINNER 2012 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Reset Controller Adjust Sprays & Rotors to Correct Spray Pattern Complete System Inspection $ 39 95 Call for details KEN HANDY HANDYMAN LLC Cabinets Counter Tops Drywall Painting Tile (352) 465-2631 License #L04000014330 HANDYMAN 000BS36 Where Quality And Price Meet 000BTE9 CAC035472 LIC. & INS. 465-5353 www.dunnellonair.com AIR CONDITIONING Replacement Specialists 000C0SO AIR CONDITIONING AIR CONDITIONING Wilson Air service 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 CHURCH NEWS/EVENTS Summer on the Spring Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsABOVE: The Rainbow River and headspring as bustling with activity Thursday as recreational users could be seen canoeing, kayaking and swimming. RIGHT: Five-year-old Mackenzie Ha yward gingerly climbs down in the chilly waters of the headspring at Rainbow Springs State Park. BELOW: Jessica Haywar d takes a deep breath before enjoying the underwater view of the headspring. PASTOR continued from page 14

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S. Dunnellon Civic Association to meetThe South Dunnellon Civic Association Inc. meets at 4:30 p.m. the second Monday monthly at 1962 W. Test Court, South Dunnellon. The facility is on the left side of street just before The Annie W. Johnson Center. The public is invited to come help, and give ideas to promote community improvement and safety. For more details, contact Randy Campbell at 465-7135 or email randolphcamp bell@bellsouth.net. Councilwomen Lynne McAndrew and Penny Fleeger praised the staff for making budgetary cuts without eliminating positions or reducing services. Its really more than a 6 percent reduction, because weve got less money to work with this year, correct? Ward asked. Yes sir, thats correct, Algiere said. Ward said thats huge, huge, about the cut in millage rate without services being diminished. I really appreciate the efforts, Ward said. I dont think many others have been able to cut and maintain services. Algiere commend the staff for coming up with cuts, allowing the city to lower the millage rate for Fiscal Year 2012-13. Weve always looked for opportunities to take advantage of cost-sharing measures, Algiere said. Thats starting to pay off. The staff is to be commended for their hard work. At Mondays meeting, the City Council approved the mayor to authorize to execute the Certification of Taxable Value, Maximum Millage Levy Calculation Preliminary Disclosure and Tax Increment Adjustment Worksheets. Fleeger, however, sought assurances that cutting the millage rate would not cause a problem if theres a financial crisis in the next fiscal year. I dont want to see us have a problem, she said. Algiere assured Fleeger, the budget is bare bones and staff has continued to review it. Mayor Ward again praised the efforts of the staff as well as the Council for the finally reaping the benefits of policies set into place years ago. Otherwise, wed be up here spinning our wheels trying to find solutions, he explained. There will be challenges, Im sure. The council also scheduled the public hearing date for tentative budget and millage rate approval for Sept. 10 and the final public hearing Sept. 24, a week before it needs to approved due to the Oct. 1 Fiscal Year deadline. The citys fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. 16 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 000C31R 000C316 000C32A China House China House China House D INING T O G O OR E AT -I N (352) 522-0008 (Next to Subway) 000C4AR 11352 N. Williams St. (Sweetbay Plaza) Please Call (352) 489-9763 China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet Lunch $6.65 Dinner $8.85 Mon Wed Fresh Scallop Dinner Thursday Seafood Dinner Fri Sun Roast Beef Dinner 000C31G 000C31N 000C31F Salon & Spa 465-3200 20559 Chestnut St., Dunnellon OPEN: Wed. thru Sat. Gift Certificates Available Bellisima by Zory 000C48M NEW CLIENT SPECIALS Pedi & Mani Combo only . $ 29 00 Color, Cut and Style . . $ 48 00 (Long hair extra) Hair Cut only . . . . . . . . $ 15 00 MA57433 000C1CK 1317 SE 25th Loop Suite 102 Oakhurst Professional Park Ocala, FL (352) 236-6060 Patricia A. Jones, M.D. P.A. Board Certified Family Medicine Now Accepting New Patients Most insurances accepted Including Preferred Care Partners (PCP) Lab on-site Privileges at MRMC, ORMC & West Marion 000C2ZS 000C2K2 SPORTS NEWS Golf course to host night tourneyRainbows End Golf Course will host a Night Golf Tournament at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. The event is a nine-hole four-person scramble teams. Team will play with a glow ball. All supplies, plus dinner, will be provided. Entry fee is $35 per player or $140 per team. Dinner starts at 7:30 with a shotgun start at 8:15. An option nine-hole skins game will start 6 for an additional $10 per golfer. For more information or to sign-up, call 4894566. The event is limited to 14 teams.Church to host flag football leagueRegistration is now open for all boys and girls from kindergarten through sixth grade of Marion County for Upward Flag Football or Cheerleading hosted by Joy Lutheran Church. Registration may be called in or dropped off at the church office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, Sept. 5 through Sept. 8. The cost is $65 for football and includes a jersey, belt and flags, car magnet and end-of-season award. Cheerleading costs $65 and includes a uniform, megaphone, poms, hair ribbon, car magnet and end-of-season reward. Football shorts and cheerleading turtle necks are optional. Cleats are recommended. Scholarships are available. Practice begins Tuesday, Sept. 18, and the first game is Saturday, Sept. 22, at Joy Lutheran Church Hope Field. Upward is a nondenominational Christian sports ministry where every child plays and learns. For more information contact, Pastor Ed Holloway at 352-854-4509, ext. 223. Joy Lutheran Church is at 7045 S.W. 83rd Place at State Road 200, Ocala. Bowl-to-Build Bowl-a-Thon slatedHabitat for Humanity of Marion County Inc. will host its second annual Bowl-to-Build Bowl-a-Thon at Sunday, Sept. 23, at AMF Galaxy West Lanes, 1818 S.W. 17th St., Ocala. This year, two sessions of bowling will be offered, the first at 11 a.m. and the second at 2:30 p.m. Registration will start 1 hour prior. Event sponsorships and donations of auction items are being accepted. Since 1990, Habitat for Humanity of Marion County has lent a handup, not a hand-out to low income families in need, through new construction, rehab and repair programs. More than 170 families, including more than 600 children, have partnered with HHMC to build safe, secure futures for themselves and the community of Marion County. All proceeds from the event will assist Habitat for Humanity of Marion County Inc. For more information, call Susan Hicks, volunteer coordinator, at 352351-4663 or visit www.habitatocala.org.Golf course hosting Twlight League gamesRainbows End Golf Courses Tuesday Twilight League has begun. The points game starts at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, running through October. Entry fee is $20 and includes fees, cart, closest to pin prize, year ending championship and threeplace payout prizes. The event is open to all players. Show up by 5:15 p.m. and the pro shop will establish your points quota. Also, a side skins game is available. For more information or to sign-up, call 4894566 to reserve a spot. Hot Latin Nights heats up Historic District ABOVE: Crowds r oam a portion of the Historic District Saturday for the inaugural Hot Latin Nights. The event featured live music, a deejay and vendors serving Latin food. RIGHT: Music br ought eventgoers to the make-shift dance floo at the Annie W. Johnson Thrift Store for the The Cupid Shuffle.Photos by AMANDA BARNEY/ For the Riverland News NEWS NOTE MILLAGE continued from page 1 000C3SY 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 We will be closed on Sundays for the Summer Sunday 10am-3pm 12149 S. Williams St., Dunnellon 352-465-7887 DUNGENESS CRAB CLAWS only $9.95 LB DEVILED CRAB $1 00 EA while supplies last Expires 8/1/2012

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18 Riverland News, Thursday, July 26 Riverland NewsMONDAY, 2:00 P.M. CLASSIFIED DEADLINE CANCELLATIONS CHARGE IT!! ERRORSTO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Advertisements may be cancelled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials.Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error. All ads require prepayment. We accept Beware: Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by the Riverland News. We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. 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. 207-0726 RIV Lien Notices 08/12 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 08/12/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2G2FV22G5Y2162559 2000 PONTIAC July 26,2012 Lien Notices 205-0726 RIV 8/15 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/15/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. KBZXJB174A025188 2004 KAWASAKI July 26, 2012 206-0726 RIV 08/16 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 08/16/2012 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 3G4AG54N1MS632616 1991 BUICK July 26, 2012 210-0726 RIV Lien Notices 08/17 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/17/2012, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL 34475-5007, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1J4FJ78S1TL209105 1996 JEEP JULY26, 2012. 209-0726 RIV 08/05 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 08/05/2012, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 4T1BG22KXWU260496 1998 TOYOTA 4T1BG22KXWU260496 1998 TOYOTA July 26, 2012 211-0726 RIV 08/11sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 08/11/2012, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL34475-5007 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FTYR10D34PA48364 2004 FORD 2C8GM68434R642459 2004 CHRYSLER KMHJF24M2WU692528 1998 HYUNDAI JULY26, 2012. 200-0726 RIVGermain, Estelle 2012-CP-979(F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-979 (F) Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF ESTELLE ST. GERMAIN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ESTELLE ST. GERMAIN, deceased, whose date of death was June 15, 2012, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 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 July19, 2012. Personal Representative: RAMUNNO LAW FIRM, P.A. By: Lorenzo Ramunno, Agent 7500 SW 61 Avenue, Suite 100 Ocala, FL 34476 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq., Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax:(352)854-9267, www.flpr obate.net July 19, 26 2012 201-0726 RIVPospiech William J. File # 2012-CP-964(F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-964(F) IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM J. POSPIECH a/k/a WILLIAM JOSEPH POSPIECH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) You are hereby notified that a Summary Administration in the estate of WILLIAM J. POSPIECH, deceased, whose date of death was April 20, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The name and address of the person giving notice who is also the sole beneficiary is: Carol L. Pospiech 2272 W. Grandview Ave Dunnellon, Florida 34431 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATON OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is July 19, 2012. Attorney for Person giving notice: /s/ AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, Florida Bar # 521980 AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, P.A. 20743 W. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 717, Dunnellon, FL 34430 352-489-2264 Phone 352-489-6890 Fax July 12 and July19, 2012. 202-0726 RIV Lastein Rita 2012-CP-0478 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-0478 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF RITA FLORENCE LASTEIN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLIAMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Rita Florence Lastein, deceased, File Number 2012-CP-0478 by the Circuit court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue Ocala, Florida 34475; that the decedents date of death was February 24, 2012; that the total value of the estate is less than $75,000, and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Judy Menadier 82 Spring Loop Ocala, FL 34472 Diane Welfel P.O. Box 830511 Ocala, Florids 34483 Edward Lastein Jr. P.O. Box 943 Flat Rock, North Carolina 28731 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 19, 2012. Person Giving Notice /s/Judy Menadier, 82 Spring Loop, Ocala, Florida 34472 Attorneyfor Person Giving Notice: LAW OFFICES OF STEPHEN K. MILLER, P.A STEPHANIE N. MACK, ESQUIRE Attorney for Petitioners Florida Bar No. 0653225 101 Northwest 75th Street, Ste 1, Gainesville, Florida 32607 Telephone: (352) 351-8182 Facsimile: (352) 375-0104 Attorney for Petitioners July 19 & 26 2012 213-0802 RIV Bartro, Margaret 2012 CP1010 FNotice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2012 CP1010 F IN RE: ESTATE OF MARGARET M. BARTRO a/k/a MARGARET MARYBARTRO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of MARGARETM. BARTRO a/k/a MARGARETMARY BARTRO, deceased, whose date of death was, File Number 2012 CP1010 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. 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 ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 26, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ STEPHANIE KATHRYN HYDER Personal Representative of the Estate of MARGARETM. BARTRO 170 Lemon Creek Drive, Lyman, South Carolina 29365 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker, Esq., Attorney for Petitioner,Florida Bar No.: 0070201 8810 S.W. Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, FL34481 (352) 854-4011 July 26 & August 2, 2012. 214-0802 RIV Virginia Henry 2012-CP-911 (F) Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2012 CP911 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF VIRGINIAV. HENRYa/k/a VIRGINIAVELMAHENRY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of VIRGINIAV. HENRYa/k/a VIRGINIAVELMAHENRY deceased, whose date of death was April 30, 2012, File Number 2012 CP911 (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. 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 ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 26, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ LORI H. COLYER Personal Representative of the Estate of VIRGINIAV. HENRYA/K/AVIRGINIAVELMAHENRY 109 Thornberry Circle, Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker, Esq., Florida Bar No.: 0070201 8810 S.W. Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, FL34481 Published in Riverland News, July 26 & August 2, 2011. 215-0802 RIV Barlow, Frances 201 CP1012 (F) Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2012 CP1012 (F) IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCES M. BARLOW Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of FRANCES M. BARLOW, deceased, whose date of death was mAY13, 2012, File Number 2012 CP1012 (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. 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 ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 26, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ MERRILLM. BARLOW 23680 N.W. Columbine Avenue Dunnellon, Florida 34431 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker, Esq., Florida Bar No.: 0070201 P.O. Drawer 2489, Dunnellon, Florida 34430 July 26 & August 2, 2012. 216-0802 Julyan Sans Thompson Case 42-2012-CP-001014 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 42-2012-CP-001014 IN RE: ESTATE OF JULYAN SANS THOMPSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Julyan Sans Thompson, deceased, whose date of death was June 16, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Circuit Court, Attention Probate, 110 N.W. 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida, 34475. The name and address of the personal representative is set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having cleaims 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 FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is July 36, 2012. Personal Representative Roberta T. Thompson 1822 Meridel Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33612 813-379-8173 July 26 & August 2, 2012 279-0802 RIVFredericks, Lola Mae 2012-CP-869 (F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-869 (F) Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF LOLA MAE FREDERICKS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LOLA MAE FREDERICKS, deceased, whose date of death was May 20, 2012, is pending in the the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 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 July 5, 2012. Personal Representative: Jessie Sue Studley 716 Charter Lane, Edgewater, Florida 32141 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq., Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax:(352)854-9267, www.flpr obate.net July 26, August 2, 2012 299-0726 RIVGendler, Providence M File # 2012-CP-974 (F) Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2012-CP-974(F) IN RE: ESTATE OF PROVIDENCE M. GENDLER a/k/a PROVIDENCE MARIE GENDLER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) You are hereby notified that a Summary Administration in the estate of PROVIDENCE M. GENDLER, deceased, whose date of death was May 5, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Post Office Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The name and address of the person giving notice who is also the sole beneficiary is: Patricia Creekbaum 8895 SW 192nd Court Road Dunnellon, Florida 34432 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATON OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is July 19, 2012. Attorney for Person giving notice: /s/ AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, Florida Bar # 521980 AVONELLE R. MACKERELL, P.A. 20743 W. Pennsylvania Ave., P.O. Box 717, Dunnellon, FL 34430 352-489-2264 Phone 352-489-6890 Fax July 12 and July19, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Todays New Ads WE BUY ANY VEHICLEPerfect Cond. or Not Titled,No title, No problem. Paying up to $25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 237-1892 Child Care Personnel TEACHERFulltime/Part time, Exp. Req. CDAPreferred TADPOLES EARLY LEARNING (352) 560-4222 Medical MEDICAL CAREERSbegin here Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. 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Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Auctions Estates ONLINE REAL ESTATE AUCTIONNominal Opening Bid: $1,000 2221 S Appletree Pt, Crystal River Bidding StartsAugust 3williamsauction.com 800.801.8003 Williams & Williams FL Broker: Daniel S. Nelson Re Lic BK3223097; Williams & Williams Re Lic 1032049 Auctioneer: Tony Langdon Auc Lic AU3928 Buyers Premium may apply for this property. Inverness Homes INVERNESS 3 months free lot rent w/purchase!1 & 2 Bd homes starting @ $6900 Located in a 55+ park. 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