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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: 08-09-2012
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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, August 9, 2012Vol 30 No. 42 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Volunteers, sponsors needed for Jazz Up Jazz Up Dunnellon, an annual music festival in Dunnellon, is slated to be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. The event is hosted by the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce. Jazz Up Dunnellon will encompass both East and West Pennsylvania. The Chamber is in need of volunteers and sponsors for Jazz Up. For more information, call Beverly at 4892320. Movie in the Park slated SaturdayGreenlight Dunnellon Communications will host Movies in the Park Saturday, Aug. 11, at Ernie Mills Park on Bostick Street. Admission is free. The first movie scheduled is Dr. Seuss The Lorax. The park opens at 8 p.m. and the movie will start at approximately 8:30. For more information, call 533-5034. Friends of the Library to host book sale The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Books Store will host an Over-Inventory Book Sale now through Aug. 30. Everything in the store will be halfprice. Inventory changes daily. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library, which is at 20351 Robinson Road. For more information, call 352-438-2520. ACS to host Relay for Life meetingThe American Cancer Society of Marion County will host a Relay For Life Dunnellon committee roundup meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon at 20831 Powell Road. The purpose of this meeting is to identify and recruit potential volunteers for the 2013 Relay For Life event. RSVP by Friday, Aug. 10, to Diana Schwartz by email at Diana. Schwartz@cancer.org or call 352-629-4727, ext. 5820. Soil tests set back new Boys & Girls Club facility Wanted: Sand, and a lot of it. How much sand? Approximately 4,000 cubic yards, or 1.2 million pounds, for those counting at home. The problem, Bobby James said, is tests unveiled phosphate shavings in the soil on the property where officials had planned to construct the new club, slated to be built on 5.6 acres of land across from Wal-Mart on U.S. 41, near the site of the old Dunnellon Middle School. Hence, the need for the large amount of sand, James said. We have to figure out how to deal with that, explained James, a driving force behind a new facility in Dunnellon for the Boys & Girls Club. Weve hired a contractor to do that, were in the final stages there. Were going to have to bring in sand in order to really be able to build on that property. Thats the biggest issue we have. The other factor is the amount of the grant money being spent on hauling in sand. The total amount for the grant, awarded through the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program was $840,000. James said to fix the current soil issue officials are spending upward of 30 percent of the grant funds, or more than $250,000. Were spending more than 20 to 30 percent to get the soil prepared to, build on, James said. Were close to getting that resolved. Thats where we are at that this point. The Collop relishes chance to serve Resident to fill Starks vacant seat When Erik Collop was first approached about serving the remainder of the late Fred Starks term on the City Council, he knew the first two people he needed to speak with about taking on the role God and his wife. I talked to my wife, we had a couple of really good conversations, he said. I needed her to feel like it was a good decision for our family. It grew on me, very much so in a short period of time. I thought about what type of impact I could have, the initiatives the city is undertaking, the growth and whatever else is new, Im looking forward to tackling it. Collop calls the opportunity to serve exciting. I dont know a lot about what the city is doing, Im still being briefed and learning every day about what the overall strategy is, he explained. Im very excited with what we have going on now. Obviously, its something I havent done before. Im taking it all in and Im listening. Im at this point just like a sponge. The University of Florida graduate, who holds a bachelors degree in business, said this was a challenge he did not take lightly. He weighed the demands of DHS alum enjoys life working the Tour Shes rubbed elbows with the likes of Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler, to name a few. But if you ask Laura Hill, a senior communications coordinator for PGA Tour, what her most memorable experience was since joining the Tour nine years ago, it was meeting Jerry West, an NBA Hall of Famer. Hill, a 1994 Dunnellon High School graduate, was in charge of the media tour for the Northern Trust Open, an event which is held at the Rivera in Los Angeles. The former Lakers superstar and one-time executive was serving as the executive director. I was telling my husband all about it, she said, explaining the conversation with her spouse, Travis. He was like not the Jerry West, he was a basketball player. But as (the event) came together, I went out there. He was the most amazing guy, a very down to earth guy. I remember in between the media blitz for it, he took me to his house where he made a PB&J (peanut butter and jelly) sandwich. I remember calling Photo courtese of PGALaura Hill, right, a Dunnellon High School graduate, sits with Jerry West, an NBA Hall of Famer, to promote the Northern Trust Open. West served as the executive director for the Los Angeles event. Hill serves as communications coordinator JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See TOUR page 8 Listen everyone. This runway is covered with the last pollen from the last flower available anywhere on Earth. That means this is our last chance. Were the only ones who make honey, pollinate flowers and dress like this. If we are going to survive as a species this is our moment. So what do you say? Are we going to be bees or just museum of Natural History keychains? Barry B. Benson, the main bee in the hit Bee Movie from 2007. I n the past 50 years, 50 percent of the honey bee population has decreased. Honey bee keepers were first alarmed in 2006 in the United States that the bee population was decreasing rapidly. About one-third of honey bees were depleting. Scientist discovered the mass disappearance to be from CCD or Colony Collapse Disorder, which makes the bees get sick and die. Without honey bees crops cannot grow like apples, broccoli, and the states main product, citrus fruit. Michelle and Mike Mills are on the road of bringing the honey bees back by starting their very own bee keeping business BeeBlessed Honey right here in Dunnellon. Mike, Michelle, Malaina and Mathew Mills are all a part of the honey bee business. Mike Mills has been keeping honeybees for about 19 years now. The Mills family owns about 100 beehives of an Italian string of bees called European honey bees, which are fairly gentle at the moment and are still growing. At first, it was neat having two hives, said Mike Mills. Then it grew into a hobby and now its a job, but I love it. Having to repair and paint the boxes, moving the bees and Bobby James: hopeful sand can be donated. See COLLOP page 3 Mills family takes honey, beeswax business serious Phosphate shavings found in ground at contruction site for building JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See SETBACK page 3 AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Erik Collop Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsMike Mills shows a frame full of breeding bees on his property in Morriston. Mills keeps most of his beehives in a rotation depending on what needs pollination. The family is just finishing up bottling the honey from orange blossoms and has now moved the hives to different locations. Since there are no crops to pollinate on his property, Mills places jars of sugar syrup for artificial nectar so the bees in these hives do not starve. See SWEET page 14 After setting wicks into the mold, Michele Mills pours hot beeswax in to make tealight candles which she and her family will sell.

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Now is the time to write that Florida song. The annual Will McLean Foundation New Florida Song Contest begins Sept. 1. Songs may be entered until Dec. 31, 2012, and submitted to The Will McLean New Florida Song Contest, P.O. Box 621568, Orlando, FL 32862. The song must be about Florida and must be clearly identifiable as such. 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 United States, 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 information, visit www.willmc lean.com or call 352-4657208. The Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board Tuesday adopted its proposed fiscal year 2012-13 (FY2012-13) millage rate. The Governing Board adopted a proposed FY201213 millage rate of 0.3928 mill, which is the same as the current fiscal year. FY2012-13 will run from Oct. 1, 2012, through Sept. 30, 2013. With taxable property values declining by 2.9 percent, this rate will result in a $3 million reduction in ad valorem property tax revenue. The total proposed FY2012-13 budget for the District is $159.7 million, 2.6 percent higher than the adopted budget for FY201112, which was $155.5 million. The $4.2 million increase in the budget is primarily due to additional funding requests from local governments for water resources projects. The increase is funded from additional balances available from prior years due to the cancellation of projects and projects completed under budget. The proposed budget includes $83.4 million for capital/infrastructure and other District projects. The Districts funds leveraged with its partners will result in a total investment of more than $134 million for water resource management projects benefitting the region. Over the long term, the District has identified adequate fiscal resources to address the core mission areas of responsibility for water supply, water quality, flood protection and floodplain management, and natural systems. The Districts fiscal resources supplemented with project reserves will adequately maintain a healthy investment in the economy and water resources during the next 5 to 10 years. For the owner of a $150,000 home with a $50,000 homestead exemption, the FY2012-13 District tax would be $39.28 a year, or about $3.27 per month. The proposed FY2012-13 millage rate adopted by the Governing Board will be used by county property appraisers when mailing out Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices of proposed property taxes to residents. Two statutorily required public TRIM hearings on the Districts total budget will be held in September. The first will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Districts Tampa Service Office. The governors office will review and approve the budgets of all five water management districts before the second and final public hearing. The Districts second and final TRIM hearing will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Districts Tampa Service Office. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Governing Board will formally adopt the final millage rate and budget. The public is welcome to attend any Governing Board meeting to provide comment on the proposed budget. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 000C8I3 19140 E. 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C Voted Best Grooming in Dunnellon 000C8YW 6933 SW 179 Ave. Rd. 15 miles West of I-75 on SR 40 in Dunnellon (352) 522-0309 www.juliettefalls.com Expires 8/16/12 AERIFICATION SPECIAL AERIFICATION SPECIAL C A R T F E E O N L Y C A R T F E E O N L Y CART FEE ONLY ALL MENS & LADIES APPAREL 50% OFF District lifts water restrictions The Southwest Florida Water Management Districts Governing Board voted to let Modified Phase III water shortage restrictions expired recently for the city of Dunnellon as well Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Levy, and Sumter counties as well as The Villages in Marion County due to improvements in the regions water resources. This means those counties will return to the Districts yearround water conservation measures unless a stricter local ordinance applies. The lawn and landscape watering schedule is limited to a two-day-perweek schedule, and most watering may only occur before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. See the attached fact sheet for a summary. Residents should check with their utilities for local restrictions before changing their irrigation timers. The Governing Board voted to lift the restrictions in response to significant improvements in aquifer and river levels as a result of Tropical Storm Debby and regular summer rains. However, the Board urged residents to continue the water conservation practices theyve learned during the recent drought. I want to commend the residents of the region for conserving water during our recent drought, said H. Paul Senft, Governing Board chair. But we want to remind them that just because they may be able to water two days per week doesnt mean they need to. We cant afford to be wasteful because water is a limited resource and we must all do our part to conserve. Twice-per-week watering allows residents additional flexibility for determining when to water. Residents are encouraged to water only if their lawn and landscape needs it and turn off their irrigation system if it has rained or rain is predicted in the next 24 hours. Some of the signs that a lawn needs water include a blue-gray appearance, blades folded in half lengthwise and footprints remaining on the lawn for several minutes after walking on it. The Districts 16 counties remain under a Modified Phase I water shortage order until Dec. 31. Phase I is the Districts lowest level of water restrictions and follows the normal two-dayper-week water conservation measures. For additional information about water restrictions and water conservation, please contact your local utility or visit the Districts website at Water Matters.org/restrictions. Board urges residents to continue conserving water Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News Water district officials OK millage rate Post No. 58 members visit assisted-living facility Special to the Riverland NewsSeven members of American Legion Post No. 58 and Auxiliary members visited the nine veterans at Quiet Oaks and presented each with a complimentary one-year membership to the Legion. Each veteran will also receive a subscription of the Legion magazine. A cake and a punch were enjoyed by all. Thanks to Katherine Kortright, activity director at Quiet Oaks, for assisting in the visit. Best new Florida song contest under way

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The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will present Presidents and Their First Ladies, a recreation by William and Sue Wills, a veteran acting and writing duo, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Dunnellon Public Library at 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. The Willses are now in their 16th year of bringing to life the stories of 33 different presidential couples. The Willses have appeared together onstage more than 8,400 times. Not impersonators, their hope is that their costumes, dialects and demeanors will help recreate these historical characters. They have performed in 35 states, giving more than 30 performances at seven of the nations presidential museums. William researches and creates the scripts, while Sue edits his work and creates the costumes, many of her own design. For more information, call 352-428-2520. his job and his family life in taking on the challenge. I have other commitments, its certainly not something I put my mind to doing, said the father of three, a 2-year-old son and twin 8-month-old daughters. Ive been successful at a lot of things. More or less, my concerns with the ability to obviously provide for my family and the other activities associated with having three children. Im a professional businessman, and I want to give the city its fair service, its equal service and do the job right. That was my concern. Collop understands there are obvious political aspects to what happens with decisions. The 29-year-old, who has yet to decide if he plans to seek the remainder of the term in the November election, also knows there are differences between the way the city operates and a business operates. However, knowing he will get an immediate indoctrination to city business, he believes his years as a successful businessman could be an immediate benefit as the city prepares to unveil its fiscal year 2012-13 budget in about a month. From dealing with budgets to the customers, listening to what their needs are and developing a strategy, I certainly feel thats an advantage, he said. Ill listen to what the people in the community need and we will try and implement what they are asking for. Obviously, we cannot do everything but I certainly want to hear what the citizens have to say. Collop will be sworn-in at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the City Council meeting. building still appears to be a go. Were in good shape in that sense. What James is hoping for is a local business, or businesses, willing to help the club save money and donate sand. Were hoping we can find people with some sand that are willing to donate it, he said. Then, we will have to remove the sand (at the site) as well. Originally, when officials revealed in August 2010 they had secured the grant money, they had hoped to start construction in January 2011. The current delay could take up to six more months, James said, noting that is a worse-case scenario. It could be shorter than that, too, he said. The property in question is owned by the Marion County School District, but a deal was stuck to lease the property to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County, Dunnellon branch, for $1 per year for the next 50 years. The new facility will replace the clubs current building, which consists of a modular unit across from Ernie Mills Park on Bostick Street. Despite the unforeseen delays, James said officials are still within guidelines of the grant process and would not lose the funds the organization was awarded. Were well within the range, were in phase three of it now, he said, explaining soil borings are complete and a contractor to construct the facility has been selected. Were negotiating some final details. I think were well within the timeline of where were supposed to be. The longtime educator who served as principal at Dunnellon High School and is currently serving on the Marion County School Board said club officials are working with the city to construct a lift station on the property as well. In the meantime, he added, the club is still seeking support from various groups. Wed like to try and get some support from various groups before we start building, he said. James said hes optimistic construction will be under way soon. He admitted the setbacks have been tough to deal with. But at the same time, with anything worthwhile, youre going to run into some roadblocks, he said. Sure, we would have liked to have found everything in perfect form, but we didnt. Weve got to deal with what weve got. I hate to think about it, weve got so much at stake. Weve got kids that really need a place to go. Id really like for our community to step up and see if anyone has some sand. Let us have some sand. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 3 000C8FU 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. Applicants must be 62 years o r older or require the features of an accessible unit and also meet other qualifying factors of the resident selection criteria. Please call for info. 352-694-5507 TTY 800-995-8771 000C69K Solution to puzzle on Page 16 NEWS BRIEFS S. Dunnellon Civic Associaton meets 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 randolphcampbell@bel lsouth.net. 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 & Girls Clubs seek donations Many Boys & 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 (352) 330-5517 or e-mail 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. Man faces pair of charges An evening trip to Wal-Mart didn't end well Friday for a 36year-old Dunnellon man, police reports stated. According to an arrest report, Jeremy Getman faces charges of Driving Under the Influence causing property d amage, as well as violation of probation. No bond was set for either charge. The report stated authorities with the Dunnellon Police Department responded to a call about a traffic wreck involving a parked vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot. According to the report, when officers arrived a witness advised Getman attempted to park in a parking stall when he struck the vehicle in front of him, which was parked. The witness told authorities Getman then backed up and pulled forward again, striking the other vehicle a second time. Cpl. Bruce Arnold, in his report, observed Getmans vehicle approximately two feet over the line of his parking stall, with his truck still touching the victims vehicle. According to the report, Cpl. Arnold made contact with Getman, who was sitting in the drivers seat with the keys in the ignition. The report stated Cpl. Arnold observed his vehicle was turned off but the truck was still in drive. Cpl. Arnold determined Getman was at fault and while speaking with Getman, he noticed Getman appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance due to slurred speech. The report stated Getman also appeared to have trouble keeping his eyes open. According to the report, Cpl. Arnold informed Getman he was finished completing his crash report, but was beginning a separate investigation due to Getman possibly driving under the influence. Getman, the report stated, said he understood and agreed to participate in field sobriety exercises. The report stated Getman failed the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Exercise; the Walk and Turn Exercise in which Getman swayed from side to side; the Finger to Nose Exercise in which Getman failed to touch the tip of his nose on each attempt and had to be instructed to bring his hands to his side on each attempt. According to the report, Getman continuously opened his eyes and fell backward on two separate occasions. The report stated during the One-Leg Stand Exercise, Getman was unable to keep his foot parallel with the ground and during the Rhomberg Balance Exercise, in which the defendant was provided with instructions, started walking in a line while counting. After providing instructions again, the report stated, Getman was unable to maintain his balance, falling backward three times. Getman was charged with Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage and was transported to the Marion County Jail. While at the jail, Getman consented to a lawful test of his breath, which showed results of .165 percent and .160 percent. The legal limit in the state of Florida is .08 percent. Post Miranda warning, Getman advised he was also under the influence of Ambien and Percocet, both of which are controlled substances. SETBACK continued from page 1 COLLOP continued from page 1 From staff reports 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 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Dunellons Historic Village will host Hot Summer Night, a late-summer favorite for locals, from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Downtown Historic District. The last Saturday night before public school starts here, will find shops in the village open until late. A cruise-in for antique and classic cars adds interest in the street on West Pennsylvania Avenue. Those planning to cruisein should call Cheryl Lawson at 208-5512 for information. Local artists and vendors will set up along the street to show and sell their wares. Empanadas will be sold in front of the Annie Johnson Thrift Shop and a portion of the proceeds will be given to help Marion County homeless students through the Marion County School Board. Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop will host an open music jam so those playing an instrument or loving to sing, should stop by and join the fun. Abigail's Cafe, The Dunnellon Police Department, My New Old Chair, Two Sisters Antiques, Creations by Clovis, Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop and Always Something are some of the businesses, which will host the event and those that will be open the night of the event. For more information about the event, call at 465-2555. Hot Summer Nights slated for Aug. 18 Friends of the Library program on tap William and Sue Wills will present Presidents nd Their First Ladies, at 10:30 am. Saturday, Sept. 22.

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River views City too little to have so many expenses My husband and I have been staying with my mom for the past five months looking to move here. I am glad we get the Riverland News, as we have found out about the local happenings and the area. We were going to buy a house in Vogt Springs; however, with the water rates for a six-person family, we would be paying over $90 a month. Also, we had to pay the remaining bill of sewer hook up on taxes. We got a Citrus Springs house and with county water and a septic tank with lower taxes, we will pay less on this house by about $100. My husband worked for Bright House in Tampa and he does not understand how Greenlight (Dunnellon Communications) can give free hook up, parts and charge $2 a month. Parts and labor are between $200 and $400, so he is afraid taxes will go up in Dunnellon. When my husband worked for Bright House, he did not make $40,000 a year. I would rather live in county and not worry about all the problems I have read about. The city and county should work together to save money. I think the city is too little to have all the expense they do. That is just my opinion. Gail Palmer Dunnellon Do as I say, not as I do: Letter hits nail on head Mary Harpers letter Enough of inadequate leadership at Dunnellon City Hall hits the nail right on the head. The city leaders have the audacity to put forth the hogwash that the reason they purchased Rainbow Springs Utilities was to teach us water conservation. How arrogant and mindless is it for them to say that when the citys sprinklers run through rainy days and flood the highway with overwash on days that it doesnt rain. This is just another example of the elitists telling their underlings how to behave. By the way, I understand that there is a state law that requires rain sensors on sprinkler systems. If this is so, then isnt the city in violation of that law? The recent election year announcement of a puny tax rate reduction is just a ploy to get them re-elected. From the recent announcement of meetings to discuss water and sewage rate increases, it is obvious that they intend to shift the tax reduction to the backs of the utilities users, namely Rainbow Springs. Just when will the citys 1,733 residents, per Ms. Lynne McAndrews column, have enough courage to get involved and get rid Social Security views women equally Connection to the world interrupted I ts been a rough week and I honestly dont know how I made it through. Lightning struck our house and hit both our computers. I havent been on the Internet since last Monday gasp. Almost every part of my life revolves around the Internet and two of my jobs are on the web. It has been most difficult to perform my daily duties, I must tell you. How can I check the balance in my checking account or see what has cleared without pulling it up online? I remember going into Badcock almost 20 years ago and Robert Williams telling us about the World Wide Web. We just listened and kind of chuckled. Yeah right, it will never take off. What does that even mean? Here we are wondering how we ever survived without it. The bill collectors have started calling. My husband asked me why I havent been paying the bills. I looked at him as if hed lost his mind. Ive been paying all our bills online since 1995. I worked at AmSouth Bank at the time and was one of the pioneers for telephone banking and internet bill paying. How did we pay the bills before we had Internet? We had to drive to the location and pay in person or mail it out and make sure we allowed enough days for it to get there. Oh this is crazy. I think we may be sitting on the winning Power Ball ticket, but of course we wouldnt know since we cant check our numbers. I havent been able to use my gas card either. I need to get online so I can check my balance. What? Im supposed to call that tiny, little number on the back of the card? How will I know if Tom and Katie really are divorced? Or if Kristen Stewart cheats on Robert Pattinson again? I need my Internet. Is this what they call roughing it? I wonder what my facebook friends are doing. Has Jan finally won all that fake money on Slotsville? How will I know who to vote for in this years election without the uninformed comments that are posted on there everyday? I wonder how many likes Sally has gotten this week or if Jane is still listening to classic rock. I feel so disconnected. How will I know what the weather is going to be like today? Do you really want me to go out there and find out? I guess if a raindrop falls on my head its raining. If the umbrellas outside on the deck start blowing really hard, then maybe a hurricane is coming. Good thing I still read old fashioned books that you hold in your hands. Otherwise my reading would be put on hold, too. But my music has stopped because it too, like everything else, comes from the Internet. When it was time to turn my article in this week for the Riverland News, I was stumped as to how I would send it in without my computer. How could I even get to it without my computer? Well lucky for me, my husband bought me these little zip drive things at Wal-Mart just in case something like this ever happened. Thanks, 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, August 9, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS OTHER VOICES LETTERS JERSEY GIRL GUEST COLUMN W hy should Marion County voters approve two ad valorem taxes for local education? Because our school system has indisputable needs: Aging facilities with no state revenue for capital expenses. Aging computers and technology in need of state-required upgrades. Summer school, tutoring, and grade level advancement opportunities. Our current graduation rate is 86 percent 6 percent better than the state average. Poverty-level students need more assistance and time at school and during the summer than do their middle-income peers. As of this date, 68 percent of our students now qualify for free or reduced meals. Reading coaches for all schools. Reading is the most challenging area for teachers to improve student performance. Its not just about reading material but about understanding the content, authors purpose, strong vs. weak arguments, describing and illustrating how common themes are found across texts, and similar ideas. Art, music and library media programs for all schools. Many schools now share these positions. These programs enrich our students educations, and research confirms they help meet the needs for creative development and higherlevel thinking. Students in these programs often perform better on tests and develop into well-rounded individuals. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, Marion County voters will decide if they want better schools for our children. They can approve an additional one-half mill ad valorem tax for operating expenses and an additional one-half mill ad valorem tax for capital expenses. Our school district has cut $41 million from our operating budget over the last five years. In the same time, we added two new additional schools, but reduced our workforce by 396 people. We have cut our administrative staff by 11 and taken on many additional duties. We are doing exactly what businesses are doing. The result? Our district has the lowest administrative costs, per student, in the State of Florida (according to Floridas Department of Education). Because of this lack of state funding, we are asking our community to support additional millage for operational and capital expenses. A YES vote to the operating one-half mill means it will be used to provide certified personnel for art, music, and school libraries, reading coaches for all schools, summer school and tutoring opportunities for all students, and credit recovery classes to prepare more of our students for college and the workplace. A NO vote could mean graduation rates would fall and we could lose more personnel in Better schools, a better future, approving ballot referendums A ug. 26 is known as Womens Equality Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and women equally. Men and women with identical earnings histories are treated exactly the same. However, there are things women in particular should know about Social Security. Although treated equally by Social Security, there are trends and differences in lifestyle that can affect benefits. For example, women tend to care for many people: spouses, children and parents. Taking time away from the workplace to care for a newborn child or aging parent can have an impact on your future Social Security benefits. Also, despite significant strides through the years, women are more likely to earn less over a lifetime than men. Women are less often covered by private retirement plans, and they are more dependent on Social Security in their retirement years. And, women tend to live about five years longer than men, which means more years depending on Social Security and other retirement income or savings. If a woman is married to a man who earns significantly more than she does, it is likely she will qualify for a larger benefit amount on his record than on her own. Want to learn more? Visit our Womens page at www.socialsecurity.gov/wom en. Follow the link on that page to our publication, What Every Woman Should Know. You can read it online, print a copy, or listen to it on audio. We provide alternate media as well to reach as many women as possible and to provide the information the way youd like to receive it. Learning about your future Social Security benefits and how men and women are treated just the same in the eyes of Social Security: what better way to celebrate Womens Equality Day?Adon Williams is the Social Security District Manager in Ocala. See LETTERS page 6 See YANCEY page 7 Jim Yancey Audrey Beem Adon Williams See JERSEY page 7

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Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 5 GUEST COLUMN I m Chris Blair and I am running for sheriff of Marion County. I have dedicated my life to law enforcement. Ive enjoyed a 35-year career, with 23 years as an administrator, mostly under Sheriff Don Moreland. Im also the longest serving law enforcement officer in the history of the Marion County Sheriffs Office. I know what it means to make an arrest, I know what it means to lead deputies and officers, and I know what it means to enact and enforce fiscally sound safety measures. I worked my way up through the ranks. I began as a patrol deputy and retired as a major Bureau Chief in charge of Special Investigations. Ive put criminals behind bars for good, and Ive helped families find closure after losing loved ones. Ive responded to hundreds of homicides, rapes, burglaries, and home invasions; and I know what it means to close a case knowing that my hard work helped take dangerous criminals off the street. We have what I like to call a bureaucratic empire at the sheriffs office. Its a big spending, politically charged organization, but the results arent consistent with other big spending departments in Florida. Our Sheriffs department has one supervisor per 3.5 officers. To put that into perspective, the Florida law for daycare for infants is a 1 to 6 ratio. Our deputies dont need more supervision than an infant. Our administration is extremely top heavy. The top nine positions account for 14 percent of the sheriff departments regular budget. We have an administrative secretary making $61,000 a year, and our undersheriff makes more than four times what an average uniformed deputy makes. All that top heavy spending would never be tolerated in my administration. It would be a little easier to understand if we were one of the safest counties in the state, but were not. Marion County ranks in the top 10 in forcible sex offenses, the top 15 in violent crimes; were tied for 20th in violent crimes with firearms, and the top 20 for property crimes. Murders were up 55 percent in 2011, forcible rapes were up 13 percent and burglaries were up more than 7 percent. We had $16 million worth of personal property stolen and less than $3 million recovered. Were not doing better as a result of our high paid administration were doing worse. But anybody can identify the problems. All it takes is the Internet and a Blair: Experience matters in race for sheriff GUEST COLUMN I Mike Amsden, am your current County Commissioner in District 1. My wife, Sue, and I have been married for 42 years. Our one daughter, Mindy, and her husband Kyle, with our four grandchildren, all live here in Marion County. Sue and I own and have operated a sign business, Amsden Sign Advisors since 1981. My past community service includes serving on the Ocala City Council from 1989 to 2005, and serving on various boards and commissions. I currently am on the board of directors for The Salvation Army, and Marion Senior Services, and I am this years chairman for The Salvation Armys Kettle Drive. The last 3 years I have been listening to you, working for you and serving you. I have focused on fiscal responsibility, demanding accountability, applying common sense, instilling transparency and accepting responsibility. I accept ownership without excuses. I understand I work for the citizens of our community and I answer to them. Although as a community, we have been through some very disheartening, unprecedented and amazing challenges, with even more challenging days ahead of us, I truly believe much brighter days lie just beyond the horizon for the simple reason that our citizen leaders are fully engaged to transform our community and redefine our economic engine. As an Ocala City Councilman, and as a County Commissioner, I have a strong record in working with and voting for investing in job creators. The most recent have been Scorpion Performance, Sitel, AnswerTwo and numerous smaller businesses.Its my opinion that its not governments role to create jobs, but to provide an environment in which ideas and businesses thrive. Its also my belief that government should remove all barriers to job creation. I have been working closely with the newly formed Ocala Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership (C.E.P .) team supporting this private sector leadership model. I believe that the C.E.P model will accelerate the pace of change needed to create the environment for businesses to grow and thrive. The C.E.P was transformed by citizen leaders coming together and working together to make the necessary changes, to start with a fresh new vision and a new better way of growing our community. The C.E.P leadership model will put us in a solid state of readiness to work with potential job creators. This is the most important work we as a community will ever do. It is my belief that the County Commissions role is to have a unified voice in supporting economic development, to have in place the needed infrastructure, to provide incentives based on job creation and capital improvements, to eliminate unnecessary regulations and insure fast track permitting and inspections. I have gained extensive experience in overseeing large complicated organizations such as our county government, which includes scouring over budgets of up to and over $5 million, making sure that our government was being run effectively and efficiently. Our county budget has been reduced by $38 million over the last 3 years. I have been involved in many large capital improvement projects, starting with the concept, carrying through to completion and the ribbon cutting. I have provided leadership with peoples lives in mind. I have a clear understanding that this financial crisis that our citizens, businesses, and government face is the most pressing issue of our time. I believe that we as a community must confront these challenges head-on for the future financial health of our community. I also understand the sense of urgency to put our citizens that are unemployed or underemployed back to work now! I have focused on rebuilding our community to be the best place to live, work, raise a family, worship, and grow a business. I ask that you keep my real experience, servant leadership and real integrity on the County Commission, because I, too, am a real taxpayer. I ask for your vote Aug. 14. The best is yet ahead of us. Mike Amsden is a candidate for County Commission District 1. He is running against David Moore. Amsden: Experience, integrity pluses GUEST COLUMN I f you want, less government, less spending, self reliance, and more jobs, then you and I want the same thing for Marion County government. Of course, I think we can probably all agree that these are great things to want, but wanting them and getting them can be two different things. So how do we get what we want? It all starts by electing the right leaders that have the education, successful business experience, and commitment to our community to move Marion County toward a healthy environment for success. It all starts by electing me, Francine Johannesen, Republican candidate for Marion County Commission, District 5. We are blessed to live in a great community and I believe we are at a cross roads in Marion County where we have a real opportunity to re-define value for all citizens. I believe in low taxes, so my priorities are centered around a unified economic agenda that will increase the tax base so that our taxes can remain low. I will focus on: Fiscal Responsibility and discipline to encourage accountability; Economic Development and Opportunity to create jobs, and; Effective governance and economic policies to continue to look for opportunities to stimulate employment and leverage private investment. These priorities will help create value and a greater quality of life for all generations, including the largest generation in our history, my daughters generation. We need to preserve our quality of life and grow in a balanced and diverse fashion while protecting our environment and individual property rights. It is going to take dedication, hard work, and a great deal of teamwork to accomplish these priorities. For the past 10 years, I have had the privilege of working closely with local officials and leaders to promote economic development and I have build a network of individuals, who are ready and willing to work with me to ensure we create a healthy environment for success. They are also confident in my ability to be sure our government is effective and efficient. I have been a Marion County resident since 1974. I have 25 years experience working with government, a Fortune 250 company, and multiple small businesses where I have been in leadership roles for more than a decade. My successful career path has provided me with a diverse set of skills to lead a complex organization like the county. I have managed multi-million dollar budgets, managed business and strategic plans, led large projects and large numbers of employees, worked with multi-tiered departments, and created new opportunities for a greater return on investment. I have also led and managed change in organizations as they have navigated through re-organizations and downsizings. I have the ability to analyze and make decisions while working on multiple complex projects simultaneously, as well as shift priorities and move organizations forward. I am a graduate of Lake Weir High School, College of Central Florida, and St. Leo University with a bachelors degree in Business Administration with a specialization in management and marketing. I have always had a commitment to my community as I have held various volunteer leadership positions over the years. Im currently active on the Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee and Board of Directors, where I recently received the Chairmans Award for my leadership. I am also an engaged volunteer leader with ARC Marion, MTI Building Sciences Academy, United Way, March of Dimes, Junior Achievement and many others. I balance my life with God, my husband, Chad, our daughter, Aubrey, and two very opinionated Chihuahuas. So again, I ask how do you get what you want? It all starts by electing me. I am Francine Johannesen, Republican candidate for County Commission, District 5. I am a contributor to Marion County and through my formal education and my experience; I have the courage to enable change to focus on rebuilding a world class community so we can all get what we want. I am committed to bringing strong leadership, proven experience, and decisive action to the County Commission. One of my favorite quotes is The world is run by those that show up, so please show up Aug. 14. Francine Johannesen is a candidate for County Commission District 5. She is running against Earl Arnett, Pat Gabriel and Marcel Butch Verrando. Johannesen: Business experience, skills set her apart from other candidates GUEST COLUMN I have 20 years experience in management and administration as a CEO (chief executive officer) owning and operating my multi-million dollar per year corporation, Porters Nurseries and Garden Centers. With annual sales between $10 and $15 million, I oversaw every aspect of the day-today operations including the accounting, payroll, hiring and firing, weekly advertising, all phases of construction and store development, negotiating and purchasing. I retired in 2004 and sold my interest in the corporation. In 2008, I was elected to the Marion County School Board and became an active member voting about all major issues a superintendent must face including the annual budget. No other candidate in the race has this experience. I promised the voters I would be fiscally responsible, stop wasteful spending and say no to any tax increases. I did just that. For four years, I have fought staffs recommendations to raise taxes and I came up with alternative plans to cut expenses without cutting programs. From the very first meeting my name was called as an elected board member, I began working for the children and citizens of Marion County. As an elected school board member, I contribute 10 percent of my annual salary back to Marion County school education. I was the only one out of the candidates to stand up against a four-day school week. I was the only board member to vote no opposing going to a four-day school week. My concerns were having kids out of school one more day a week that this would place a burden on the public and would hurt childrens education. After my strong opposition for eight months, the fiveday school week was finally reinstituted. Marion County Public Schools is a big business. We need a CEO with school board experience to turn this school district around. Wasteful habits are choking our school district and taking money from the classrooms. As superintendent, my No. 1 goal is improving our schools. Currently, Marion County is ranked 44th out of 67 Florida school districts on a recent FCATbased ranking. My goal is to be in the top 20. My plans for accomplishing that, include: Improve student, parent and employee morale. Provide an environment that welcomes parents and community participation in our schools. Implement the proven learning focus accountability models that improve student performance. Create more academic opportunities in the classroom with proven STEM programs. (science/technology/engineering/mathematics). Jackie Porter is a candidate for School Superintendent. She is running against George Tomyn and Wally Wagoner. The winner will meet Diana Greene in the November General Election. Porter: District needs a CEO to run schools Jackie Porter Francine Johannesen Chris Blair Mike Amsden See BLAIR page 7

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6 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 of this gang of elitists from Blue Cove? Hopefully, they will come to their senses in November and vote out the incumbents before the 1,733 residents have many more millions of dollars on their backs brought about by the big ideas of the present regime. The city is already an eyesore and in shambles. True leaders would be beautifying the city rather than bringing it into bankruptcy. They would allow job-creating businesses such as Lowes and Sleep Inn to build and open here instead of chasing them away.Andy Bomba Rainbow Springs How long will taxpayers stand for incompetency?The article by Lynne McAndrew in the Aug. 2 edition of the Riverland News is filled with obfuscation, half-truth and fiction, but I will leave the 1,733 residents (and even fewer taxpayers) of Dunnellon to calculate the per capita debt load resulting from the $20-million-plus loans incurred by their city council and city manager and determine if it is worth the cost of having their own police and fire departments, of having one of the highest water rates in the state of Florida, of having a city manager that has a (surprising number of) things in the works but little or nothing actually accomplished successfully and of having a mayor that seemingly goes out of his way to insult and alienate one of their largest neighbors and then wonders why there is little or no interest in Greenlight. I will respond only to her comments that pertain directly to me as a resident of Rainbow Springs. With regard only to Ms. McAndrews statements pertaining to the Rainbow Springs Water/Sewer system, hereinafter referred to as water system: Ms. McAndrew states as fact that the 25 percent surcharge on the Rainbow Springs water rates goes into a reserve fund to pay for any major repairs that may arise in the 25-year-old water system. What she doesnt state is that this fund can be used to pay for anything that she and the other members of the city council agree to, including the paying down of loans for Greenlight. This omission is either an expression of unawareness or an act of mendaciousness on her part. Ms. McAndrew states as fact that when purchased by the city of Dunnellon, there was no reserve. This seems unlikely, however, it is a moot point since Ms. Algiere has stated in a public meeting that $500,000 of the money borrowed to purchase the water system was designated as a reserve for the operation of the water system because, yes, the owner of the water system (city of Dunnellon) is expected to pay for necessary repairs to that system. By implying that the 25 percent surcharge is used solely for reserves, Ms. McAndrew is demonstrating either her lack of knowledge or her deceit. Ms. McAndrew states as fact that Rainbow Springs residents pay only 80 percent of what the residents of Dunnellon pay. This is blatantly untrue. When one accounts for the 20 percent discount in base water/sewer rates and the 25 percent surcharge paid only by Rainbow Springs residents, the rates are essentially identical. In addition, alluding to the 20 percent rate discount without also noting that this discount will decrease by 5 percent each year until it disappears is, at best, an expression of ignorance and, at worst, an act of disingenuousness on her part. Ms. McAndrew states as fact that the tiered water rates are a requirement of our water management district in order to conserve rates. If this were accurate, why was a tiered rate system not required by the previous owner of the water system? This appears to be another instance of Ms. McAndrews duplicity. Ms. McAndrew asks the question: Do the taxpaying citizens of the city of Dunnellon really want their city run by Rainbow Springs residents? The real question is: How much longer will the taxpaying citizens of Dunnellon allow the incompetent City Council now in place to continue running their city into bankruptcy?Robert Boattini Dunnellon Councilwomans guest column was inspirational Everyone must have been impressed with Councilwoman Lynne McAndrews inspiring guest column in the Aug. 2 Riverland News. Ms. McAndrew was right on target in saying that Dunnellon residents dont appreciate nonresident, non-taxpayers telling us what we do and dont need. Conversely, the Dunnellon leadership did know what was needed by Rainbow Springs residents, who had grown accustomed to lavishly pumping water all over their St. Augustine lawns. Rainbow Springs needed a tiered water rate structure that would triple and quadruple their costs to induce them to let their disgusting, showy grass die. Ms. McAndrew debunked the myth that the higher water rates were designed to generate profits for the city. We now know that the Dunnellon government needed to show Rainbow Springs people how to conserve water. Conservation efforts will become even more effective in the future, as water rates rise in double-digit percentages each year until they reach their rightful levels. The citys ability to reduce ad valorum tax rates for its residents cant possibly have been caused by the revenue surge from selling water to Rainbow Springs residents at rates exceeding the costs of pumping the water. Those water-wasting Rainbow Springs people are the same ones who conducted that Occupy Dunnellon demonstration when the County Commissioners visited the city, terrorizing young children with their barbaric behavior. Why werent those rioters put in jail? Ms. McAndrew also debunked the myth that Rainbow Springs has no voice in Dunnellon government. It was noted that Rainbow Springs operatives are trying to install a puppet government, with non-taxpayers pulling the strings and tampering with the new vision that is driving the phenomenal growth of opportunity in the city. Dunnellon residents must be proud of their current city council members, mayor, and manager for their virtuous leadership in steering the affairs of the greater Dunnellon metropolitan area. Ted Apple Rainbow Springs Editors Note: It should be noted that those residents who protested at the joint city/county meeting were not terrorizing young children. The Riverland News was present and, despite a few jeers from the crowd, the protesters were well within exercising their rights. City is bullying residents of Rainbow SpringsDo taxpayers (of Dunnellon) want residents of Rainbow Springs in charge? Answer: Of course not. But, neither do the residents of Rainbow Springs want the residents of Dunnellon in charge of their lives either. According to my dictionary a myth is, a commonly-held belief that is untrue or without foundation. Im afraid that Ms. Lynne McAndrew has gotten her myths and facts reversed. She claims that Greenlight Communications Dunnellon is being subsidized/paid for by Rainbow Springs water rates and the 25 percent surcharge is a myth. The surcharge may be set aside, but the water rates paid by Rainbow Springs residents go into the coffers of the city of Dunnellon. The city can then disperse that money anywhere the city council chooses. Ms. McAndrew said, after all, the residents of Dunnellon should not be expected to pay for any major repairs. Of course they should. Thats like asking the used car company to pay for a blown transmission you knew was bad, but bought the car anyway. The city bought it as is and should pay for any necessary repairs. Ms. McAndrews second myth was the city of Dunnellon does not need its own police and fire department. Yes, they do need fire and police protection. But there may be a better, cheaper way to do it. As Ms. McAndrew mentioned the Dunnellon police are already deputized, so the county could take over police functions and use the police department as a sub-station. If the city police and fire departments functioned under the county, the cost to city residents for those services and insurance rates would not rise. The last myth she claimed was, Rainbow Springs has no voice in Dunnellon government. That could not be truer. Ms. McAndrew then sites a hypothetical as a fact now. If the residents of Rainbow Springs had a voice in Dunnellon government, we would not be having these problems. Obviously, the residents of Rainbow Springs have no representation on the Dunnellon City Council, yet are being taxed for repairs and operational expenses of a city municipal water system. The residents of Rainbow Springs are free to peacefully protest this inequity in anyway they see fit, including boycotts. We may be forced to buy health insurance by a tyrannical federal government, but the city of Dunnellon cannot force anyone to buy cable service or shop within their city limits, at least not yet. Its more accurate to say that the residents of Rainbow Springs would like nothing to do with the city of Dunnellon and the bullying Ms. McAndrew mentioned is coming from one direction Dunnellon. Jerry Liverette Dunnellon Councilwomans column makes matters worseThe letter from Councilwoman Lynne McAndrew to Dunnellon citizens was disappointing and fraught with misinformation. The residents of Rainbow Springs have no desire to be in charge of the city. They only want fairness in exchange for all the support they have given the city over many years. It is too bad that the City Council and city manager have not recognized and appreciated that support and instead, in a belligerent manner, seek to use Rainbow Springs as a revenue source for the citys mismanagement and bad investments. How can you possibly think that it is OK for a city of 1,733 residents to be $22 million in debt? Rainbow Springs residents have been the biggest supporters of Dunnellon businesses, some of our tax money is returned to the city, we support Dunnellon civic and charitable organizations, and we give volunteer time to many local activities. Im sick of hearing the empty cry that we are not tax paying citizens. Now we are being assessed a sewer and water tax without any representation. Mr. Black and others would not advocate for favorable new members of the city council if the ignorant and arrogant members of the council were inclined to listen to us and not heavyhandedly slap us with punitive charges to bolster their revenue. Now you brag about the half-mil ad valorem tax decrease for the city because, as the city manager put it, our revenue has increased. We know who that revenue is coming from. And, guess what, you still have the highest ad valorem tax rate in the region. Do you think the city residents are going to be appeased by that? Do you think that they are not just about as disgusted with the city government attitude and debt as the rest of us and the fact that the city has encumbered its share of state excise taxes as collateral for the Greenlight bonds? As for the water and sewer rates, the city rates are the highest and most punitive in the region. Add to that the citys resolution 2011-10, which indicates those rates will jump another 7 percent in October and Rainbow Springs rates, according to city resolution 2011-28, will increase 5 percent on top of that. Given that the city has done nothing to justify these rates except because we can, is it any wonder that Rainbow Springs residents are angry? Furthermore, the water management district encourages water conservation but has nothing to say about setting tiered water rates as repeatedly alleged by the city manager. Your rates have not been set for water conservation, but simply for the increased revenues, which will benefit other city water and sewer projects, including new developments. Most Rainbow Springs residents understand the principle of water conservation but they are installing wells to avoid the citys punitive charges and lucrative revenue stream. I hope Mr. Black and others can influence the next election to bring to the City Council members who will operate in the Sunshine, be sensitive to the concerns of the citys own citizens and restore the community spirit that existed here just a few years ago. Ms. McAndrew, you are definitely not helping. Burt Eno Rainbow Springs Former stylist thanks hometown for its heartMy family came to Dunnellon in the early 1920s. My great-grandmother ran a boarding house, my grandparents had a restaurant and my parents ran the theatre, all right here in Dunnellon. Since my parents are the best parents a kid could ever have, I guess I took for granted all the wonderful people in this town who helped shape me into the person I am today. Being the last of six children, I dare say it did take the whole community to raise us. Mr. Tom Ed, the grocery man; Ms. Frances Butler, the librarian; Mrs. Ruth Hinson, my Sunday school teacher; Mrs. Dell Hatcher, my school bus driver; and the list goes on and on. Many people in this town have impacted my life and are now gone. But I promise you, they are not forgotten. Their legacy is still right here with us. The kindness and generosity Dunnellon has recently shown me is proof. Most people that live here now were raised in small-town America and can relate to loving their neighbor. What a great place to live. Im 52 years old and Dunnellon is still shaping and molding my future. Im so proud that Dunnellon is my home town. Thank you, Dunnellon, for loving me and my family all these years. Patricia Trish Sammons Bannister Lecanto LETTERS continued from page 4 GUEST COLUMN M arion County Commissioners are responsible for a $500-plus million budget that covers public services such as fire rescue, EMS, roads, growth management, libraries and parks and recreation. Part of the budget also covers indigent health care, the local judicial system and the countys five constitutional officers: The sheriffs office, Clerk of the Court, property appraiser, supervisor of elections and the tax collector. Commissioners are elected in an all-county vote. This year, there are three commission seats on the ballot. You will vote for District 1, District 3 and District 5. I am running for District 5. Some of the challenges I see before us are: Budgeting for growth over the next five years: The population is expected to grow by 24,000 (projected by the EDC), but the tax base is not expected to grow accordingly, consequently we will need to continue the program of Doing More With Less that the County Commission adopted a few years ago. Jobs: County Commissioners dont have the ability to create jobs, but they do have the responsibility of providing the infra-structure and a low tax base in order to attract businesses to Marion County. We also need to do a better job of marketing Marion County to prospective employers. We need to partner with the Small Business Association, Workforce Connection, the college and our vocational school to identify the needs of our existing businesses, and then train, or retrain, our employees as needed. Water: We need to constantly monitor and advocate for water conservation and quality. We need to protect our farms, both horse and agriculture. We need to promote eco-tourism and agri-tourism to help bring jobs and money to Marion County while maintaining the beauty and qualities that make Marion County so special. Communication: We need to do a better job of collaborating with all the cities in Marion County, the School Board, the employers and the Chamber/EDC (CEP). We need to work together so that we are not duplicating efforts. We can help each other and save money. Why should you vote for me? And why do I want to do this? My career has been spent dealing with the public. First, selling Gabriel: Role of commissioner more than a job Pat Gabriel GUEST COLUMN M y name is David Moore, and Im running to represent you on the Marion County Board of Commissioners, District 1. I am a lifelong resident of Central Florida, and it is here in Marion County that my wife, Loida, and I chose to raise our 7-yearold son, Joshua, and to take care of my elderly mother. In 1998, I received my first degree a Bachelors in Business from Saint Leo University and, later, went on to receive several masters degrees, including a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Leadership. Prior to moving to Marion County several years ago, I served on the Republican Executive Committee in neighboring Citrus County for five years. I have also been active here in the community volunteering with Junior Achievement, March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society and teaching Sunday school at Trinity Baptist Church. My education and experience make me uniquely qualified to handle the challenges that the Marion County Commission faces. I want to see a return to government that is of, by, and for We the People. I believe that my life experiences, professional expertise, abilities, skills, consistent and principled philosophy, and understanding of the issues uniquely qualify me to be an authentic representative of all the people of Marion County and position me as the best candidate for the Marion County Commission. We need new, fresh, bold, and principled leaders who have the courage and conviction to recommit and adhere to those conservative principles that made our community great. Marion County has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state of Florida; but as County Commissioner, I will work to encourage job growth here in Marion County by working to remove governmental road blocks such as heavy taxation and unnecessary regulation. It is not the government that best creates jobs it is the private sector. In addition, as a fellow taxpayer, I recognize the need for a prioritized budget that supports the services here in Marion County that help make this the best place in the world to live which includes our hospitals, fire and rescue workers, safety officers, and county staff. I ask for your vote Aug. 14. A vote for David Moore is a vote for a man committed to serving you with honesty, responsibility, accountability, and most importantly integrity. God bless. David Moore is a candidate for County Commission District 1. He is running against Mike Amsden. Moore: Integrity key to serving as commissiner David Moore S ee GAB R I EL page 7

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real estate, then as vice president/branch manager, turning around two failing offices by hiring and training agents, and working within a tight budget. After moving to Ocala, I became active on various task forces, blue ribbon panels and advisory boards with the County Commission. The County Commission has accepted and implemented several recommendations from the advisory boards I chaired. I am the only candidate who has spent the past 15 years working directly with the County Commission. I bring communication skills, leadership experience and a positive attitude. Marion County is my familys home. Becoming a County Commissioner is much more than just a job. It is about serving, listening, researching and making a decision. I care about the future of Marion County and I am ready and willing to work for the betterment of Marion County.Pat Gabriel is a candidate for County Commission District 5. She is running against Earl Arnett, Francine Johannesen and Marcel Butch Verrando. search engine to look up the numbers Ive cited. The ability to identify the problem is not what makes me the most qualified candidate to be your next sheriff. Its my experience and systematic approach to recovery that sets me apart from my opponents. My campaign has not solicited one campaign contribution from any active Marion County Sheriffs Office employees. I will walk in on day one with no favorites, owing not one payback for a political favor, and I will embark on a mission to implement a zerobased budget, remove the administrative salaries that are dragging our efficiency down, and return our No. 1 priority to protecting the safety and the Constitutional Rights of all Marion County citizens. If you are looking for a fiscally conservative lawman to be your next sheriff, then Im your candidate. I have a firm grip on our budget, cost cutting ideas and a focused plan of action to redistribute the top-heavy salaries in our administration to put more deputies on the street where they can protect and serve you. On Aug. 14, Im asking you to vote for Chris Blair for Sheriff. Invest in my vision for a more safe and fiscally sound Marion County. Chris Blair is a candidate for sheriff. He is running against Dan Kuhn. The winner appears on the November General Election ballot. honey. Scary to think I could have lost all my writings. Remember, people, back your stuff up. Now when I get a new computer, I have the fun task of starting all over again such as finding favorite places and loading them in; accumulating email addresses and websites all over again. What about all my pictures? I bet theyre all gone, but I hope not. Remember, when we actually developed pictures and had them in our house? Anyway, I hope to be back in the real world again soon. In the meantime can somebody please catch me up on everything Ive missed? Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 7 FIRST AMERICAN TRUST of Central Florida, LLC provides financial services locating FDIC insured banks and other leading financial institutions offering best yields nationwide. Certain restrictions and penalty for early withdrawals may apply. Every institution must have current outstanding scores from independent rating agencies. Rates are subject to availability. To understand how funds are insured and guaranteed, depositors are informed coverage limits on all accounts offered. Call for complete details. APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED 5 Year Guaranteed $10,000 Minimum Deposit $5,000 Maximum for IRA Deposit $5,000,000 Maximum per family (subject to approval) 1805 SE 16th Ave Bldg 200 Ocala, FL 34471 671-5374 3.00 % APY ASK about RATES for shorter or longer term Regular Savings or IRA/401ks including transfers 000C8Z3 0 0 0 C 8 K E See Great . Even Late! Evening/After work appointments available SEE AZWELL Vision Care Board-certified Optometric Physicians 352-465-0024 Private Office, Convenient Location. located next to Walmart Vision Center, Dunnellon 000C979 000C69S art, music and library programs in elementary and middle schools. A second YES vote means replacement funding to maintain our schools, money the state no longer provides. This capital improvement reserve fund would be utilized for expenses in the five-year Capital Plan for reconstruction, maintenance, and improvement of our school facilities including technology needs, and the development of an alternative school. The school system has $1 million for all repairs to 6,000,000 square feet of space in 51 schools, five bus garages, district offices, and other locations. This is simply not enough funding these facilities alone have $313 million in needs over the next five years. The capital one-half mill will: Replace money no longer state-provided. Help maintain buildings and replace 12 roofs and 7 heating/air conditioning systems. Build technology to meet on-line testing requirements and 21st century technology needs. Operate an alternative school to save our most atrisk students. To provide a better learning environment for the next generation, your voter approval is required. Each half-mill would raise an estimated $7 million annually. Each half-mill would sunset in four years. This equates to about $125 more each year per household for a $125,000 house with homestead exemption. Is our community willing to invest in our future and the future of our children? They certainly hope so. I do, too. Jim Yancey is the superintendent for Marion County Public Schools. JERSEY continued from page 4 YANCEY continued from page 4 BLAIR continued from page 5 Summer Concert Series scheduled SaturdayWithlacoochee 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. For more information, call Lee at 352-795-4506, visit www.warinconline. com or email warinc.directors@gmail.com. New Writers Group to meet Sept. 1The Writers Group of Central Florida (Dunnellon), a new group open to all writers, will meet at 1 p.m. the first Saturday monthly at the Dunnellon Public Library. The first meeting will be Sept. 1. There will be no meeting in November because of the General Election. For more information, email wgdunnellon@yahoo.com. Master Choir holding auditions The Central Florida Master Choir is hosting auditions for the group. The ability to read music, harmonize and match pitch are required along with prioritizing rehearsals and performances. For more information or to schedule an audition, call Hal McSwain at 352-237-3035 or 352-615-7677. For more information about the group, visit www.cfmaster choir.com.Post Polio support group to meet Saturday, Aug. 18The North Central Florida Post Polio Support Group will present the program What is post-polio syndrome? from 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 at the Collins Health Resource Center, 9401 State Road 200, Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. Carolyn Raville, the support group president, will host the program. RSVP to Carolyn at 352-4891731 by Aug. 16. GABRIEL continued from page 6 COMMUNITY NEWS

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Travis and telling him, youre never going to believe this. His friends thought it was a riot. He was a Mr. Clutch, so its not always the players themselves that you have intriguing opportunities to meet. Theres the opportunity to be able to travel around the world and meet people who are connected to golf. She even met former President George W. Bush once. The 41st president of the United States was a guest speaker at a reception for a PGA-related event and Hill was tasked with coordinating the visit with the Secret Service. Ive meet several politicians who love the game, she said. Its fun to see them wide-eyed meeting players like Tiger. Its fun to watch the interaction as well. Getting there Hill was a successful student-athlete during her time at Dunnellon High, competing in golf, softball and cheerleading. She earned a scholarship to Flagler College in St. Augustine, where she had planned to major in English. However, halfway through her sophomore year, Hill said she was having a bit of crisis of self. I wanted to do something with writing and I was sitting in American Literature class and wanted to blow my brains out, she said, jokingly. I was thinking of transferring, I was just all over the map. So Hill took a deep breath and approached one of the schools numerous counselors about her career choice. Thats when she learned of a new program Sports Management the school would begin offering in the spring of her sophomore year. Hill opted to combine her love of sports and writing. Its just funny how it worked out, she said, noting she was part of the inaugural class of graduates from the schools program. Its now a really successful program at the school. I had always been interested in putting my writing and communication skills together and I was a fan of sports. I figured that any career you got to be around sports wouldnt be too bad of a choice. Ive been around golf for 15 years. It was a happy accident. During her time in college, she worked at a golf course. Her senior year she landed a full-time internship with the LPGA offices in nearby Daytona. I treated it like a real job, she said. I put everything into it.Tigers scandalHill recalled when the Thanksgiving incident involving the sex scandal with the worlds then-No. 1 player and the PGA Tours No. 1 drawing card. Things have evolved, not the least of which has been Tigers dominance, she explained. I do remember when the scandal kind of happened, I was worried if I was going to lose my job. Everyone was worried Tiger might not play anymore, that was a doomsday prediction. She said she never anticipated she would deal with more news and tabloid outlets than just sports outlets. Thats when you had so much attention on the PGA tour, Hill said. It was a challenging time, came during a time when the economy wasnt great and sponsorships were down. It was kind of the whole mix, it was the whole tour. We did the best we could. We did our best to promote other players. I remember having to kick a reporter out of media center and take her credentials away from her because she was with one of the tabloids and she crossed the line. Hill said it turned out to a blessing for the PGA Tour. Tiger taking time off, not winning every other event, it allowed other players, such as Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Steve Stricker to really come to the forefront and show that anyone can win. It recaptured the imagination of golf fans. Before that, they couldnt remember the names of anyone else. Before it was media calling, I need an interview with Tiger Woods and wed offer someone else. Thats not necessarily the case now. We have individuals such as Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler and many others. Its allowed other guys to shine. Oh, my gosh momentsNarrowing down the biggest oh, my gosh moment was tough for Hill, who, prior to working for the PGA Tour, served in a similar position with the LPGA. It was while working there she was on hand for Sorenstams record-setting round of 59 in the second round of the Standard Register PING. She was also there in 2001 when the LPGA Hall of Famer competed in the Colonial Tournament. Sorenstam was the first female golfer to tee it up in a mens event since Babe Dickinson Zaharias did so in 1945. Being there when Annika shot the 59 and when she played in the Colonial, she explained as two of her favorite oh my gosh moments. I was kind of her PR (public relations) liaison. I got to go to Colonial and assist from a PR standpoint. The experience of the bigness of the event, there was 600 media from all over the world. I thought it was inspiring on a number of different levels. After her stint on the LPGA Tour, Hill switched gears and moved to the PGA Tour. She joined about the time it seemed when Tiger was winning every other week. The first event PGA event I worked, I was introduced to Tiger and I was like wow, thats Tiger Woods, she said. But you quickly realize theyre just people. Theyre out there to do a job, were out there to do our jobs. (The players) are super professional and respectful. Our role, my role, is to assist them between media interviews and other aspects of public relations. Not only has she seen incredible moments at many tournaments, shes seen many incredible courses throughout the world such as Turnberry, Augusta National and, most recently, Bethpage Black. Still, she said, Rivera in Los Angeles remains her favorite. Hill worked this past years Presidents Cup in Melbourne, Australia. Its one of the top stops Ive ever made, she said. Marion is still home While she resides in Jacksonville, Hill continues to make regular treks to Dunnellon. Her parents, Tim and Jeannie Neal, as well as her sister, Sarah, remain here. Her parents owned and operated Lombardos Restaurant for 28 years, before recently closing the doors to the familyowned eatery where she spent many of her days of youth in the area. Looking back, this wasnt the goal. But even if you dont know what you want to do, break it into smaller pieces. I didnt want to burden my parents with the cost of college. I knew I needed to get a scholarship. I worked as hard as I could. I was a member of any club I could join, not only for a resume builder, but just to experience different things. I was class president, I was in the Key Club. Hill said she hopes to connect with Ted Potter Jr. of Ocala soon and swap stories of growing up in Marion County. I might geek out more so with him than with Tiger just because we are from the same area, she explained. Its great to see another local Marion County graduate doing great. I would invite him to Lombardos, but itll be closed. Hill encourages those seeking to make their mark in the world to work hard. Id recommend you hone your writing and communication skills, she explained. Most of my work is communicating with others. People who cannot express themselves in a compelling manner are at a serious disadvantage. You dont have to be Ernest Hemmingway to set you apart from others. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 Best of the Best four years in a row HOURS: Mon. Fri. 10am 5pm Hearing Aid Centers A NAME YOU CAN TRUST WITH OVER 1500 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE FREE HEARING AIDS FOR ALL FEDERAL WORKERS & RETIREES *No Co-Pay or Exam Fee Inside Walmart Hwy. 200 & Corner 484, Ocala 352-291-1467 000C9J0 Inside Crystal River Mall Across from K-Mart 352-795-1484 Inside Sears Paddock Mall 352-237-1665 F e d e r a l G o v e r n m e n t I n s u r a n c e C o d e # 1 0 4 # 1 0 5 # 1 1 1 o r # 1 1 2 C H E C K Y O U R Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S C A L L 3 5 2 2 9 1 1 4 6 7 BC/BS LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. One More Week! 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Pat Gabriel Married 45 years to Dave, who served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from AT&T Resident of Marion County 16 years Two children: Sonserved in the U.S. Marines, is now an FBI agent; Daughter received RN from CFCC; one granddaughter Attended Ohio State University and Hammel Actual Business College Business Background in Real Estate Sales/Management/Training TRUE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP Marion County is a great place to live, work, and play. We are positioning ourselves to be leaders in the state in both job creation and quality of life. I want to help our county preserve our natural resources, provide job opportunities, and maintain quality services for our citizens without losing our small town charm and warmth. WHY PAT GABRIEL IS THE MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE FOR MARION COUNTY COMMISSION President of the State Road 200 Coalition Chair, Marion County Parks and Recreation Advisory Council Chair, Marion County Fire/EMS Advisory Board Chair of the Marion County Emergency Medical Response Task Force Governors appointee to Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council, served on Executive Board Served on Sheriffs Advisory Committee Served on Ocala Marion County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Served as President of Southwest Ocala Rotary Club Chair of Women for Ocala Conferences Photos courtesey of PGA ABOVE: Laura Hill, left, supervises an interview session with Tiger Woods at TPC Sawgrass in Jacksonville. BELOW: Hill moderates a question-and-answer session for the Presidents Cup, which was played this past fall in Australia. TOUR continued from page 1

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Extended Day Services registration availableExtended Day services are available to parents and students before and after school hours in Marion County Public Schools. Pre-registration is available 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 through Aug. 10 at the Hospice of Marion County Thrift Stores in the K-Mart 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 8-hour and hands-on driver safety lesson. Below is the 2012 Teen Driver Challenge course schedule: 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-correctionsjuvenile-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. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 9 *D0150, D0274, D1110. 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Arthur Granjean invented the LEcran Magique in the 1950s in his garage. Granjean took the toy to the 1959 International Toy Fair in Germany. And even though the Ohio Art Company representatives saw the toy there, they werent interested in it. They did decide to take a chance on making the toy after they saw it a second time. After renaming and making the toy, the company ran TV ads for the Etch A Sketch. The Etch A Sketch became so popular, the company decided to keep making them until noon Christmas Eve 1960. But the Ohio Art Company has not stopped making the Etch A Sketch, and very little has changed in the drawing toy. The left and right knobs on the frame control the movement of the drawing line. The other side of the screen is coated with aluminum powder and plastic beads. As the knobs are moved, the screen is actually scraped, leaving the line you see. Other toys have joined the family of the Classic Etch A Sketch, including a travel version and a pocket version. If you want to learn more about these drawing toys, you may visit the Etch A Sketch Web site at www.etch-a-sketch.com/. Please note: This only applies to the site listed, not to any sites that may be linked. Web sites change constantly. At the time this article was written, this Web address worked. The site may call for software you do not have. You can still look at much of the information on the site, but you may need the software for movies. If you do need software, be sure to have your parent(s) read any software agreements before you download it. Eight-Legged Ocean Creature No. Its not something from a horror movie. It's an octopus, and it really does have eight legs that are lined with suckers. Check out some facts about these ocean creatures. The octopus: Uses the suckers on its arms to move on the ocean floor and to capture prey. It can have as many as 240 suction cups. Moves by jet propulsion, which means it sucks water in, then pushes it out the other end. Has a hard beak like a parrots. The beak is used to kill and tear flesh from prey. Lives alone on the sea floor in a den. Ranges in size from less than half an inch to more than 16 feet long. The biggest is the Giant Pacific Octopus, which can end up weighing almost 600 pounds. Has blue blood. Uses poison to kill prey. The poison is pretty weak in most types of octopus and cannot harm humans. However, the Blue Ringed Octopus from Australia has enough poison to paralyze and kill a human. Protects itself by changing colors to blend in with its surroundings. Sends out a cloud of purple-black ink to confuse its enemies. There are about 200 known species of the octopus around the world. The larger ones are usually found in colder water. COMMUNITY NEWS Health department offering students free back-to-school shots OCALA The Marion County Health Department will offer free backto-school immunization clinics this summer. The walk-in clinics are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday at 1801 S.E. 32nd Avenue in Ocala. No appointment is needed, and the immunizations are free for children and young adults through age 18. Parents should bring their childs immunization records if they have them. New health requirements mean that children may need an additional polio vaccination before they can enter kindergarten. Some other vaccination requirements include: Kindergarten through the fourth grade: two doses of the varicella vaccine. Grades five to 11: one dose of the varicella vaccine. Tdap (tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis) vaccine is required for grades 7 through 10. Students entering a Florida school for the first time should have two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. For a complete list of required immunizations, visit the Florida Department of Health website at floridashealth.com/Disease_ctrl/immune/children. 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JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsSwampys cook Jeremy Forrest checks on a hamburger while manning the grill in the kitchen. The new Dunnellon restaurant recently opened its doors along the Rainbow River. For more about the newest eatery in town, see the Aug. 16 edition of the Riverland News. American Legion activities slated American Legion WallRives 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 Sept. 15. 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 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. Library now offering downloadable e-booksE-book fans can add another website to their list of places to download free digital books. The Marion County Public Library System is now offering eBooks, a free program that lets library patrons check out digital books with just a few clicks. Library card holders may download digital books anytime and from anywhere by visiting overdrive.library.marioncount yfl.org. Users may browse the librarys e-book collection, check out a title with a valid library card and download it to a computer or mobile device. Titles will automatically expire at the end of seven days, so there are no late fees with eBooks. Thanks to a donation provided by our wonderful Friends of the Ocala Public Library, we are able to introduce eBooks to our library patrons, said Julie Sieg, library director. We are excited to be able to offer this program and look forward to having our customers enjoy this service. For more information about eBooks and currently available titles, call 352-671-8551. 10 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 NOTICE OF VOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONThe City of Dunnellon Planning Commission will consider Resolution No. RES# 2012-12 recommending to the City Council of the City of Dunnellon, approval or disapproval of Ordinance 2012-06 annexing the property described below and identified on the map included in this advertisement: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGCITY OF DUNNELLON PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONSIDER RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL TO THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, ORDINANCE 2012-06, ANNEXING 500.8 ACRES INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA. PLANNING COMMISSION RESOLUTION RES#2012-12 RESOLUTION RES#2012-12 A RESOLUTION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE / DISAPPROVE ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY 500.8 ACRES INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, PURSUANT TO SECTION 171.044 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES. PROVIDING FOR METES AND BOUNDS LEGAL DESCRIPTION; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION; PROVIDING FOR LAND USE DESIGNATION; PROVIDING FOR REVISION OF SECTION 3 OF THE CITY CHARTER AS TO LAND BOUNDARIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 166.031 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING FOR FILINGS WITH APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing of the above Resolution for recommendation to the City Council in regards to a request for Annexation into the corporate limits of the City of Dunnellon, pursuant to Section 166.031 of the Florida Statues. Dunnellon City Hall 20750 River Drive Dunnellon, FL 34431 Tuesday, August 21, 2012 5:30 p.m. The proposed Resolution may be inspected by the public at City Hall, between the hours of 8:00a.m.-4:00 p.m. weekdays. Interested parties are encouraged to appear at these hearings and provide comments regarding the proposed report. APPEAL: NECESSITY OF RECORD. Notice is given that if any person desires to appeal any action taken by the Planning Commission at the above hearing, a verbatim record of the proceedings may be necessary. The City Council assumes no responsibility for furnishing said record, however, the hearings will be audio recorded by the City for public use. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 352-465-8500. A portion of Sections 27 and 34, Township 16 South, Range 19 East, Marion County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the S.E. Corner of said Section 27, said point also being the N.E. Corner of said Section 34; thence S 00W along the east boundary of said section 34, 594.63 feet; thence departing said East boundary N 89W, 1474.97 feet; thence S 0027W, 3030.11 feet to the North right of way line of County Road No. 484 (80 feet wide); thence @ 89W along said right of way line 1184.38 feet; thence departing said right of way line N 00E, 3633.37 feet to the South boundary of aforementioned section 27; thence N 89W along said South boundary 2626.68 feet to a point 30.00 feet, as measured at right angles, from the West boundary of said Section 27; thence N 00E along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1758.21 feet; thence N 00E along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1458.07 feet; thence S 89E 5133.14 feet to the Westerly boundary of the Marion County Dunnellon airport; thence S45W, along said Westerly boundary 643.12 feet; thence continuing along said Westerly boundary S 44E, 853.22 feet to the East boundary of aforementioned Section 27; thence S 001W along said East boundary, 2154.67 feet to the point of beginning. 000C7FM 0809 RIV FAIR HOUSING WORKSHOP The City of Dunnellon is a fair housing advocate. The City is holding a workshop to explain the Fair Housing Ordinance for all of the protected classes (race, color, familial status, handicap, national origin, religion and sex). The public is invited to attend. The workshop is scheduled for Monday, August 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible at the City Hall located at 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, Florida. Any handicapped, visually or hearing impaired person or non-English speaking person needing special assistance at the meeting should contact the City Clerk, City of Dunnellon at (352) 465-8500 at least five days prior to the meeting and assistance will be provided. 000C98Y 0809 RIV FIRST PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The City of Dunnellon is considering applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($650,000.00). These funds must be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization, or economic development and include such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-forprofit business, purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons. In developing an application for submission to DEO, the City of Dunnellon must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, the City of Dunnellon is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons. A public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the communitys economic and community development needs will be held on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible at the City of Dunnellon City Hall located at 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, Florida. For information concerning the public hearing contact: Harold Horne, Community Development Director, City of Dunnellon, 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, Florida 34431. Telephone (352) 465-8500. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact the City Clerk at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any nonEnglish speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact the City Clerk at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact the City Clerk at least five calendar days prior to the meeting. A Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity/Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction. 000C98V 000C8TU Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 O W N E R D O E S T H E W O R K We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. 3 Room Minimum 25 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 S UMMER S PECIALS $ 15 Per Room 2012-07 RIV 000C7FL NOTICE OF COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT The City of Dunnellon Planning Commission will consider Resolution No. RES# 2012-13 recommending to the City Council of the City of Dunnellon, approval or disapproval of Ordinance 2012-07, amending the comprehensive plan to update the Future Land Use Map for the City of Dunnellon for the property legally described below and identified on the Future Land Use Map included in this advertisement: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF DUNNELLON PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONSIDER RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL TO THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, ORDINANCE 2012-07, AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO UPDATE THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE CITY OF DUNNELLON PLANNING COMMISSION RESOLUTION RES#2012-13 RESOLUTION RES#2012-13 A RESOLUTION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE DISAPPROVE ORDINANCE 2012-07, AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO UPDATE THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE CITY OF DUNNELLON TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE CITY OF DUNNELLON THE PROPERTY LEGALLY DESCRIBED ON THE MARION COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ROLLS AS PARCEL NUMBER 34808-000-00, 500.8 ACRES AS FUTURE LAND USE CATEGORY REMAINING RURAL. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing of the above Resolution for recommendation to the City Council in regards to amending the comprehensive plan to update the Future Land Use Map for the City of Dunnellon. Dunnellon City Hall 20750 River Drive Dunnellon, FL 34431 Tuesday, August 21, 2012 5:30 p.m. The proposed Resolution may be inspected by the public at City Hall, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. weekdays. Interested parties are encouraged to appear at these hearings and provide comments regarding the proposed report. APPEAL: NECESSITY OF RECORD. Notice is given that if any person desires to appeal any action taken by the Planning Commission at the above hearing, a verbatim record of the proceedings may be necessary. The City Council assumes no responsibility for furnishing said record, however, the hearings will be audio recorded by the City for public use. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 352-465-8500. LEGAL DESCRIPTION A portion of Sections 27 and 34, Township 16 South, Range 19 East, Marion County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the S.E. Corner of said Section 27, said point also being the N.E. Corner of said Section 34; thence S 00W, along the east boundary of said section 34, 594.63 feet; thence departing said East boundary N 89W, 1474.97 feet; thence S 00W, 3030.11 feet to the North right of way line of County Road No. 484 (80 feet wide); thence N 89W, along said right of way line, 1184.38 feet; thence departing said right of way line N 00E, 3633.37 feet to the South boundary of aforementioned section 27; thence N 89W, along said South boundary, 2626.68 feet to a point 30.00 feet, as measured at right angles, from the West boundary of said Section 27; thence N 00E, along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1758.21 feet; thence N 00E, along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1458.07 feet; thence S 89E, 5133.14 feet to the Westerly boundary of the Marion County Dunnellon Airport; thence S45W, along said Westerly boundary 643.12 feet; thence continue along said Westerly boundary S 44E, 853.22 feet to the East boundary of aforementioned Section 27; thence S 001W, along said East boundary, 2154.67 feet to the point of beginning. 352-622-3937 museumeyecare@live.com Dr. James A. Muse B o a r d C e r t i f i e d Board Certified O p t o m e t r i c P h y s i c i a n Optometric Physician Our commitment to personalized eyecare... Your eyes are our masterpiece. No Technicians, No Opticians, Just You and the Doctor Heath Brook Commons (next to Publix) 5400 SW College Rd/Highway 200, Suite 106, Ocala, FL 34474 Eyecare hours are: M T TH F 8:30 -5:00; W 1:00-6:00 Select Sat. are available Medicare, United Health Care, BC/BS Providers 000C71J COMMUNITY NEWS CERT training starting Sept. 13 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 eight-session 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 352-812-0853. Special to the Riverland News Swampys now serving up food

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Patricia Pat Hopkins, 87Patricia Winifred Richards Hopkins, Pat to her friends, age 87, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mrs. Hopkins was born in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and was an only child. She proudly served nearly four years in the Canadian Womens Army Corps during World War II, joining at one month seventeen in 1942 and leaving the service as a Platoon Sergeant. Married in 1946 to career U.S. Army Master Sgt. Craig S. Hopkins, she lived in many parts of the United States and Germany, to include Seattle, Washington, Killeen, Texas, Butte and Missoula, Montana, DeRidder, Louisiana, and Miami, Florida. Moving to Dunnellon in 1978 was their 39th move as a family. She was a devoted, loving mother and raised three sons and a daughter who were born in Washington, Germany and Montana. The family often enjoyed primitive camping during the 1960s. One 50,000-mile journey took the family on a camping trip overseas through 27 different countries. She wrote a book about the familys travels and had excerpts from it published in the United States and Germany. Mrs. Hopkins went to night school to complete her high school education and then received an Associate in Arts degree from Miami-Dade Community College in 1975. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Lambda Pi Fraternity. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary for the Dunnellon Volunteer Fire Dept. and also an original board member of the Dunnellon Daycare Center. Mrs. Hopkins retired as a Pharmacy Technician from Eckerds Drug Store in Dunnellon after 14 years of service. Mrs. Hopkins was preceded in death by her husband on July 17, 1988. Mrs. Hopkins is survived by three sons of Miami and Dunnellon, Florida; Richard, Brian, David, their wives Nancy and Sue, and a daughter Patricia Powell of Dunnellon. She is dearly missed by seven grandchildren; Michelle, Stacey, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Alyson, Anthony, and Nicholas. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren; Samantha, Rory, Paige, Aidyn, Kailyn and Anthony. A Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 4, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon, with Visitation beforehand at 3:30 p.m. Interment will follow on Monday at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Condolences may be left at www. robertsofdunnellon.com. Michael Mike Buchko, 80Michael Judson Mike Buchko, Age 80, of Dunnellon, FL ascended from his earthly journey into everlasting life on August 3, 2012 at his home. Mike was born October 30, 1931 in Uniontown, PA, the son of the late Agnes and Mike Buchko. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter Terri Lynn, his daughter-in-law Robin Buchko and brother-in-laws Bob Vilseck and Tom Myers. Mike served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Navy. He retired early in 1986 from US Steel as Head Cost Analyst in the Frick Mining District as well as serving as Assistant Treasurer with the Frick District Federal Credit Union. He moved to Kill Devil Hills, NC and continued working as the Office Manager for HutchinsAllen CPA Firm in Nags Head North Carolina. He retired and continued his journey to Rainbow Springs, Florida in 2001. Mike was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler Fan, loved everything Baseball, Golf and Florida Gator Football. He also loved to sing and belonged to his Church Choir as well as Singing Barbershop in North Carolina. He was the proprietor of Mikes Hunky Heaven in Uniontown, PA where everybody had a great time! Mike leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of 55 years, Connie Connor Buchko, daughter Lisa Buchko (William Descalzi), Dunnellon, FL, son Jeff Buchko, Columbia, SC two grandsons Judson Buchko and Bradley Buchko, Columbia, SC, 7 sisters who affectionately called him Junie, Ioan Jansen (Bill), Baltimore, MD, Carol Vilseck-Hughes (Don), Pittsburgh, PA, Janet Myers, Dolores Buchko, Barbara Buchko, Patty Buchko, Ida Morganosky, Uniontown, PA, sister-inlaws Pat Kothmann (Ed), Pittsburgh, PA, Mary Jo Connor, WV and many nieces and nephews. A Mass celebrating Mikes life will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 2 pm at St. John the Baptist Church, Highway 41, Dunnellon, FL with Fr. Joseph Pinchock officiating. A Reception will immediately follow at the Church Hall. A private family interment service at Mount Saint Macrina in Uniontown, PA will be held at a later date. Mike loved all of his poodles throughout the years. He will be reunited with his beloved Rocky at the Rainbow Bridge. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that memorials be made in his memory to The Humane Society of Marion County Florida, www.humanesocietvofmarioncounty.com or PO Box1542, Ocala, FI34478. Dan Ellis, 88Dan C. Ellis, 88, passed away July 30, 2012, at Ocala, Fla., and was buried Aug, 3, 2012, at Hickory Springs Cemetery. He was born in Jacksonville, FL, and worked as a welder. Dan is survived by his daughter, Annette (Gary) Stutzman; grand-daughter Nichole (Adam) Parker; and great-grandson Wiley, all from Dunnellon, FL. Condolences may be left at www.RobertsofDunnellon.com. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 A11 000C4NQ WANT MORE CUSTOMERS? CALL PETE (352) 212-2851 FOR SPECIAL ADVERTISING DEALS TODAY! ADVERTISE. 0 0 0 C 7 5 Z NOVIA WEST 6785 West Hwy. 40, Ocala, FL 622-1200 Your Lawnmower Headquarters Savings now available to AQHA & Thoroughbred Breeders Association members. Exclusive campaign with Grasshopper. Bad Boy Mowers starting at $2999 Bad Dawg Utility Vehicles and Golf Carts ON SALE! A LL M AJOR B RANDS 2 & 4 C YCLE R EPAIRED DUNNELLON PODIATRY CENTER, P.A Medical and Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Bunions Hammertoes Fractures Infections Heel Pain Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Procedures Diagnostic Ultrasound and X-ray on Premises Stacy Lynn Witfill D.P.M. Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery 11786 Cedar Street (CR 40) (Next to the Womens Club) 489-6621 Most Insurance Accepted 000C8IH Podiatric Physician & Surgeon 000C6SW ROBERT GOOCHER COURAGE TO STAND UP FOR WORKING FOLKS Paid Electioneering Communication paid for by Putting Florida First, Inc. P.O. Box 652, Tallahassee, FL 32302. A Working Man Who Can Make A Difference Robert knows what its like to put in an honest days work in fact, its all hes ever known. Hes one of us, and hell never stop fighting for us. Not A Career Politician We need someone who is more interested in making Florida better than in scoring political points. Robert is a mechanic, not a politician, who will focus on getting Florida on the road to success. Standing Up For What Is Right We need someone in Tallahassee who will do whats right, even when its not easy. Robert will make the tough decisions, because thats what being a leader is all about. Robert Goocher has the courage to take on corrupt politicians and stand up for everyday Floridians. Hes the leader we need in Tallahassee. OBITUARIES Patricia Pat Hopkins

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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. Church to host meeting about amendments The Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists will host an informational forum at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, explaining the 11 proposed amendments on the November ballot. Judy Johnson, an Ocala attorney, from the League of Women Voters, will make a non-religious, non-partisan presentation to the Fellowship in Citrus Springs. The public is welcome. Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists is at 7633 N. U.S. 41, just northwest of the Holder light. For more information, call 465-4225 or visit naturecoastuu.org. Womens monthly bible study slatedNew Women's Cross Denominational Bible study called One Women's Prayer meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday monthly at the Dunnellon Women's Club Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. Doors open at 6:30. For more information check us out in Facebook at One Women's Prayer. I t is funny where you pick up an idea. I know I was not born with a truck full of ideas like some people. Take, for example, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. She has more ideas than you can shake a stick at, and believe me; I have shaken many a stick at her, behind her back, of course. I have to scrap around for an idea and then when I do find one I am so exhausted from the search that I am not sure what to do with it. Then an idea comes looking for me. That is a strange phenomenon. I was watching the news with my wife when we heard the lead story of the day about the Chick-fil-A appreciation day. Im not sure I know all the political ins and outs of that sort of thing. Everything seems to have some kind of political overtone to it these days. What was once a matter of morality has become a matter of policy. Politics have invaded every aspect of our life, and I am so looking forward to heaven where, someone told me and I cannot reveal the source, but the word is out, there are no politics in heaven. Whenever you have an opportunity to go out and buy some chicken, I say take it. It was not hard to convince my better half to go out for supper. We do not do it too much anymore. What with the traffic and the finances, it hardly seems worthwhile. That is why I always brag on my wifes cooking. Oh, boy, I will say after a meal, you cant get anything this good at some restaurant. She smiles, but I suspect she knows what I am saying. Well, we did try to go to Chick-fil-A but we could not get within 17 blocks of it. It seems everybody and their third cousin was out getting chicken for supper. Oh well, you cannot participate in everything, but at least we tried. As we circled the 12 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 To Advertise in the Church Directory Call 489-2731 For More Information 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 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 000C61L 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 0809 RIV THE CITY OF DUNNELLON CITY COUNCIL will hold a Quasi Judicial Public Hearing on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 20750 River Dr., Dunnellon, FL 34431 to consider the adoption of: ZONING CHANGE #REZ2012-04 INCLUDING VARIANCES DESCRIBED HEREIN ORDINANCE #ORD2012-09 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA; AMENDING THE ZONING OF THE DUNNELLON CODE OF ORDINANCES BY SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SECTION 6.3 ENTITLED, ZONING DISTRICT MAPS, TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS SEC 35 TWP 16 RGE 18 PLAT BOOK F PAGE 027 RAINBOW RIVER ACRES BLK G LOTS 4.5.6, DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, FROM R3A, RESIDENTIAL MEDIUM DENSITY TO NBR, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS RESIDENTIAL, WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The owners of real property described on the Marion County Tax Roles under Parcel #3381-007-004, as lots 4, 5, and 6, Block G of Rainbow River Acres Subdivision, Plat Book F, Page 027, Section 35, TWP 16, RGE 18, East Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, Florida, have requested a change of zoning to .72 acres from R3A Residential Medium Density to NBR Neighborhood Business Residential for said properties. The purposes of the request is to allow a mixed use of commercial and residential uses compatible with the Future Land Use designation (Traditional Neighborhood Development) that is applicable to said properties. The City of Dunnellon Planning Commission has recommended approval, with the following variances to the Dunnellon City Code, consistent with Dunnellons Land Development Code and its Comprehensive Plan. 1) A variance from Section 9.4-2(b) to allow a single 9,000 square foot building in lieu of three (3) separate 3,000 square foot buildings. 2) A variance from Section 9.4-2(e) to allow parking within the front yard setback. 3) A variance from section 9.4-2(h) to allow a rear set back of seven (7) feet from the south property line. COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL FREE OF CHARGE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING AND PROVIDE COMMENT. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, ANY PERSON REQUIRING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION AT THIS HEARING BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK AT (352) 465-8500 AT LEAST THREE CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF A PERSON DESIRES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE ABOVE MEETING OR HEARING, HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE HE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE CITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE OF RECORDING EQUIPMENT. 000C64V OUT TO PASTOR Women from Cross at the River hosting Bible study Special to the Riverland NewsThe women of Cross at the River Cowboy Church will host a Womens Bible Study at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays monthly at the Anthony residence in Circle M Ranch's. The women will meet again Aug. 15. The public is welcome. For more information, call 760-803-3963 or 352-445-5171. Members of the church present at the inaugural Womens Bible Study, from left, are: Holly Clark, Laurie Terrazona, youth minister, Debra Anthony, Linda Rutherford, Marilyn Gruber and Valerie Spencer. Sundays should be local church appreciation day Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 13 CHURCH NEWS

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block for the 19th time, the idea came to me. If we can have a Chick-fil-A appreciation day because the head of the company said he believed in some traditional values, then why cant I? I believe in everything traditional. I am the most traditional person you will ever meet. Before there was a me, there was not much that was traditional. I go back so far I can remember when dirt was clean. I want the whole world to know that I believe in tradition and I am not just fiddling on the roof. I know it is old fashion but I believe in the Bible. If it is in the Bible, I believe it, although I must confess I do not understand everything in the Bible. But then, nobody understands everything in their world. The smartest person knows he does not know everything. I built my life upon the values stressed in the Bible and I take it as the Word of God. I believe in singing hymns in church. Most people in America have never heard a hymn let alone singing one in a congregational setting. If you would go to the average person on the street corner and ask what their favorite hymn was, they would not know what you are talking about. I know tradition is oldfashioned, but I still embrace it. If it is traditional, I probably believe it. Some people believe that if it is new, it is okay and if it is old, throw it away. Experience teaches us that it is the exact opposite. Take medicine for example. Sure, many people have benefited from modern advancements in medicine. I am appreciative of every advancement. But then, if medicine has made such inroads into our culture why are more and more people sick? Why are the hospitals full and overflowing? Why are there not enough doctors to take care of all of the sick? I am thankful for what medicine has done, but for every cure it achieves, three more diseases pop up sticking out their tongue. Yes, I believe in tradition. Most people are traditional in many areas of their life. Do you realize that it was traditional for your great, great, great grandfather to drink water? It was traditional for your great, great, great grandfather to go to sleep at night... To get up in the morning... And the list goes on and on. Those things, which are traditional, are those things that have endured the wearing element of time. In light of all of this traditional head-wagging, I want to propose another appreciation day. This coming Sunday I declare it to be Local Church Appreciation Day. Everybody who believes in traditional values will show up at the church of their choice and make their vote count. I know it will be a shock and we run the danger that many church ceilings will cave in, but I think it is worth the risk. Of course, there is the possibility that when many pastors see their sanctuary filled with people they will pass out in sheer shock. In the meantime, I am going to stick to what the Bible says here regardless of what happens. In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward (1 Thessalonians 5:18 KJV). Every Sunday should be local Church Appreciation Day.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 866552-2543 or email james snyder2@att.net. His website is www.jamessnyder ministries.com. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 13 JOINT PAIN? 000C7DK 2155 W. Mustang Blvd. Beverly Hills, F L 34465 746-5707 2236 Hwy. 44 West Inverness, F L 34453 344-Bone ( 2663 ) 520 SE 8th Ave. Crystal River, F L 34429 564-Bone ( 2663 ) Medicare & Most Insurance Accepted New Patients Welcome! Serving Citrus County Over 3 Decades Combined Walter I. Choung, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon Kenneth M. Lemos, PA-C Physician Assistant Jeremiah A. Hubbard, DO Orthopaedic Surgeon Shoulders Shoulder pain is a common complaint with many common causes. Its important to make an accurate diagnosis for a desired outcome. Knees Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury, overuse or by an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Hips Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement. Minimizing the time from replacement to recovery. Minimally Invasive Surgery 000C8P9 Political advertisement paid for and approved by Wally Wagoner, Republican, for Marion County School Superintendent. CHURCH NEWS Congregation Beth Israel welcomes new RabbiCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to meet and greet its new spiritual leader, Rabbi Karen Allen, at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Collins Center, 9401 State Road 200, Suite 303, Building 300 in Ocala. Rabbi Allen will conduct Shabbat evening services with her blend of music, congregational participation and discussion. She brings to this Reconstructionist congregation a wealth of experience in the world of music, drama and Jewish learning. There will be an Oneg after the service and prospective members are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Judi at 352-237-8277, email bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com or visit bethisraelocala.org. Church of the Advent to host annual saleThe Church of the Advent will host its annual Trash to Treasure on Saturday, Sept. 29. This is an outdoor event. Spaces rent for $ 15 each. The church is at 11251 County Road 484, just in front of the new Fire Station. For registration and information, call Al Sickle at 352-2085664 or Maryanne Brennan at 352-347-2428. New AA group to meet at churchLight in Dark Places, a new Alcohols Anonymous (AA) group, will meet at noon Mondays at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon at 20831 Powell Road. The public is welcome. For more information, call Francis Endryck at 352-476-2819 or email fendryck@tampabay.rr.com. PASTOR continued from page 12

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smoking the bees to get their honey, making the products and more goes into owning honey bees. Mike Mills started the honey bee business when he was younger, as his father owned honey bees. I thought it was really fascinating, Mike said. But, I never thought Id be doing it now. Mike works in the pest control program for the Marion County School District. After seeing several incidents with swarms of honey bees, Mike decided enough was enough. It is really hard to find a local honeybee keeper, and it gets tiring trying to find one, so I thought Hey, I can do this, Mike explained. After reading several books, and watching and talking to several bee keepers, Mike decided it was time to start into the honeybee business. The Mills move their honeybees throughout the year depending on the season. In March, when the orange blossoms are blooming in Weirsdale, the Mills honeybees are pollinating the plants. From the end of May to the beginning of June, they move the honeybees over by Gulf Hammock to pollinate the Palmetto Gal berry honey. Then, they move the bees to Yankeetown to pollinate some cabbage palm in late June. Finally, they move the bees in September for some Brazilian pepper honey. Currently, the Mills are looking for a new spot for the bees considering that last years location shut down. The bees also pollinate the blueberries and pumpkins here in Dunnellon. The Mills are paid to move their honey bees to these locations to pollinate the plants. The family is just finishing up bottling the honey from orange blossoms and has now moved the hives to the next location. Since there are no crops to pollinate on his property, Mills places jars of sugar syrup for the artificial nextar, so the bees in these hives do not starve. The type of hive he uses is called a Langstroth hive, which was patented in 1852 and is the standard hive used in many parts of the world. BeeBlessed Honey makes several products including candles, which are crafted from some molds while others from the foundation materials they use in hives, Christmas ornaments, items for baby showers, weddings and, of course, bottles of honey. They also sell wholesale, which companies purchase in 55-gallon drums. This year, they have sold between eight and nine drums. In order to get the honey from the hive, they have to smoke the hive, which causes the bees to become drowsy, allowing them to grab the honey. Most of the time Mike does not get stung. When their fairly gentle bees start to get aggressive, they re-queen the colony so the offspring are not as aggressive. You have to be careful on what day you grab the bees, also, Mike said, explaining, on a cloudy, rainy day they are more aggressive. The family uses a large Crockpot to melt the wax they get from processing honey from their beehives. The three-pound jars of honey receive a BeeBlessed logo sticker on the front and the cottage food operation label on the back. The Florida Department of Agriculture website refers to the House Bill 7209 allowing individuals to manufacture, sell and store certain types of cottage food products in an unlicensed home kitchen. Honey falls into the category of approved foods, meaning as long as the honey is labeled as such, it does not need to be packaged in an inspected commercial kitchen. Mike and Michelle also go to local schools on career day to discuss their small second job. We love what we do, it is interesting and is nice to know that we are keeping some crops alive, Mike said. 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. NarAnon 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.NARANON FL.org. 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, email 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 or at www.caringpeople.org. 'Forget-Me-Not' open to publicThe First United Methodist Church is opening its Forget-MeNot Program to the community. This is a program provided by the church to offer four hours of respite care for caregivers of early dementia and Alzheimer's patients. The program is also including seniors who just need to get out of the house for a few hours and socialize with other seniors. This program is free and meets from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the church Friendship Hall. Trained volunteers provide activities and refreshments. For more information, call Grace Burks at 4892580 or Joey Weisbaum at 489-6963. Reformers Unanimous meetings slated Reformers 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. 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Matthew fills the straws and Malaina crimps the ends closed with a flatiron. The entire family usually keeps busy with tasks related to the business at night, after younger brother Micah, who is almost 3, is in bed. Mom Michele says there is just too much going on that Micah could get into. SWEET continued from page 1

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Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 A15 Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsThe three-pound jars of honey get the Bee Blessed logo sticker on the front, and the cottage food operation label on the back The Florida Department of Agriculture website refers to House Bill 7209 allowing individuals to manufacture, sell and store certain types of cottage food products in an unlicensed home kitchen. Honey falls into the category of approved foods. This means that as long as the honey is labeled as such, it does not need to be packaged in an inspected commercial kitchen. ABOVE: Mike Mills gets the smoker ready to use on the bees out in the hive. The smoke subdues the bees, and there is less of a chance they will sting. Behind Mills are beehives that he will work on when there is time. BELOW: These jars contain honeycomb that the bees built inside the jars. Archeologists have determined that beekeeping has been a part of many cultures for thousands of years, as people discovered that bees would colonize artifical hives. Advances towards a movable comb hive did not take place until the 18th century. ABOVE: Bee larvae, which looks like fat little gray worms, is present in the honeycomb of this frame of the beehive. Other younger larvae are developing in the darker honeycombs. RIGHT: In her kitchen in Morriston, Michele Mills pours liquid beeswax into a flexible mold to make tealight candles. The family uses a large crockpot to melt the wax they get from processing honey from their beehives. BELOW: A shelf in the kitchen hold samples of several beeswax candles made by the Mills family. Some are crafted from molds; others from the foundation materials they use in the hives.

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For the second straight year, Ron and Lynne McAndrew are making sure two foreign teens are getting an American experience. The McAndrews, longtime residents of Dunnellon, are hosting two 15-year-old girls, Lauranne Arnaunt of France and Lai Man Yong from Hong Kong, at their home for the next couple of weeks. Ron lived in France for 11 years and has a son and grandsons who also live there. He can speak French fluently even though they are not allowed to speak in the girls native language. The girls arrived July 28 and are scheduled to leave Aug. 14. Forgetting about the Dunnellon program this year, the McAndrews signed on with the exchange program in Ocala. Having done it a year ago, they had experience in their pocket after last year, which made them anxious for this years program. We loved it last year, it was really enjoyable to not only teach these kids but you learn also, Lynne said. It is nice to see them walk off the bus with huge smiles on their face. For Man Yong, it wasnt her first time in America; however, for Arnaunt it was her first experience for flying and the American experience. The McAndrews took the girls to the Ocala Mall, for one of their first American experiences for the year. I was very excited to come to America, Arnaunt said. Everything is so different here, and I love it. Both girls go to the College Road Baptist Church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday to attend their EF (Education First) program. The students learn things from language, culture, to large Americans cities and animals. After school, the students then get on the bus and do something interesting while learning American cultures in the process. Arnaunt exclaimed that the Rainbow River has a lot of algae while French rivers have none. It is surprising how much English they really know, Lynne said. Last year, the child we had could barely speak English, its nice to say something and they actually know what you are saying. Arnaunt and Man Young have already gone to the Butterfly Garden and mall in Gainesville, been to the movies and tubing on the Rainbow River. This past weekend the girls traveled to Disney World, Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. It was pretty boring at Disney, said Man Yong. We have one in Hong Kong so Ive been before. However, Universal was really fun especially the Harry Potter part, I got a backpack from there. With more fun to come, the McAndrews plan on taking them to Daytona for the weekend and also plan on taking them on the pontoon boat for a barbeque. This is a very good host family, both teenagers said. We are very lucky to have a family like them. As for doing the program again, Man Yong decided she is going to wait until she graduates University and then come back for a visit. On the other hand, Arnaunt decided she will most likely do the program again next year if her parents decide to allow it. We love doing this program and plan on doing it for many more years, Lynne said.16 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 000C96L 0 0 0 B E 0 8 Puzzle answers on Page 3State park in need of volunteers Rainbow Springs State Park is currently seeking volunteers interested in a high-paced volunteer position that will assist Visitors and the Park. If you think you would like to start training to become a Volunteer Toll Booth Attendant, or other various positions, contact Nicky Aiken at Nicky.Aiken@dep.state.f l.us or call 465-8539. This job requires volunteers to work on a schedule that can be flexible, take toll collections, run a register, assist with phone calls and reservations, listen and respond to radio communications, answer basic Visitor questions, and have a positive attitude. Toll Booth Attendant Volunteers are asked to volunteer a minimum of four hours and must be in uniform. The Toll Booth is open from 8 a.m. to sunset daily. The Concession Stand at Rainbow Springs State Park, run by the Friends of Rainbow Springs and volunteers, is in need of volunteers, especially on weekends. The hours of operation are currently from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interested Volunteers would receive training and work twoor four-hour shifts. Volunteers will need to fill out a Volunteer Applications. If interested contact Joe at 522-0396 and make sure to leave your name and number. Special to the Riverland News American experience AMANDA BARNEY/For the Riverland NewsRon, left, and Lynne McAndrew, right, are hosting 15-year-old Lai Man Yong and Lauranne Arnaunt through Aug 14. The two teenagers are part of a summer foreign exchange student progrma. McAndrews open home to foreign exchange students AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News

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Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 17 FAMILY FEATURES O ne of the easiest ways to make better-for-you recipes is to swap out some ingredients. In these recipes, mayo, high-calorie dressings and heavy sauces get swapped out for creamy guacamole or flavorful fat-free salsas. Swaps like these make it easy to enjoy your favorite recipes even when youre cutting back on fat and calories. All-natural and preservative-free Wholly Guacamole brings a whole new dimension of tastiness to Asian Chicken Salad and Grilled Chicken Fettuccini and it cuts down on the bad fats typically found in these dishes. The Salsa Salmon recipe gets a healthful zip of flavor from Wholly Salsa and you can make it as spicy as you like. Here are some other super swaps you can do to make a big difference in how you eat: Breakfast: Instead of high-fat cheese, add a dollop of guacamole to eggs. Lunch: Skip the mayo and add guac to your ham or turkey sandwich. Snack: Dip carrots or other veggies in salsa to keep you going until dinner. Dinner: Lose the high-fat dressing and sauces and try spicy guac on burgers, chicken, fish and, of course, tacos. Find more recipes to help you make the swap at www.eatwholly.com. Grilled Chicken Fettuccini Yield: 4 servings 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon ground cumin 3 chicken breasts 1/2 pound fettuccini, uncooked 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded, julienned 1/3 cup green onion 1 lemon, juiced 1 cup Roma tomatoes, seeded, cored and diced 3/4 cup Wholly Guacamole Mix 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper and cumin together. Toss over chicken to coat. Grill chicken for 2 minutes, then turn 45 degrees and cook for another 2 min utes. Flip chicken over and repeat. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then slice the partially cooked chicken into strips. Start boiling water for fettuccini. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt if desired. Follow direc tions on packaging for cooking time. Drain and set aside. Add canola oil to large pan over medium-high heat. Saut pepper strips. Add chicken and cook for at least 4 minutes. Add green onion, lemon juice, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and diced tomatoes. After 1 minute, remove pan from heat and fold in guacamole mix and cooked fettuccini. Suggested garnishes: crumbled queso fresco or cojita cheese. Smallchanges makeabig difference EnjoyGuac AnyTime YouWantIts not always possible to make fresh guacamole, because ripe avocados arent always available. Pre-made guacamole is a great alternative, and you can freeze it for later. But not all guacs are created equal. Make sure the first ingredient is avocado. Wholly Guacamole, for example, is 90 percent avocado with all natural spices. To thaw frozen guac, move it from freezer to fridge for 24 hours, or place unopened package in a bowl of cold water. WhatsSoGreat AboutAvocados?About 75 percent of an avocados calories come from monounsaturated fat (the good kind of fat). Here are some other things you might not know. Avocados: Contain 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Are rich in vitamins B, E and K. Are high in fiber compared to other fruits including 25 percent soluble fiber. Are naturally sodium and cholesterol free. Salsa Salmon Yield: 4 servings 4 salmon steaks (thawed if frozen, but fresh are best) Salt and pepper to taste 8 ounces Wholly Salsa 2 ounces black olives 5 ounces mozzarella cheese (its better to use a ball of mozzarella cut into chunks) Chopped parsley Preheat the oven to 375F. Season salmon with salt and pepper and arrange in an oven-proof dish. Divide salsa evenly, spoon over salmon steaks and scatter olives on top. Top evenly with cheese. Cook for approximately 20 minutes (or recommended cooking time on salmon package). Sprinkle with parsley to serve. Asian Chicken Salad Yield: 3 servings Juice from half a lime 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped 4 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 2/3 cup Wholly Guacamole 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 5-ounce package spring salad mix 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1/4 cup tomato, diced 1/2 of a 15-ounce can mandarin oranges, drained 2 tablespoons cilantro, rough chopped 3 grilled chicken breasts Crispy chow mein noodles, for garnish Add lime juice, 1/3 cup chopped cilantro, sesame oil, guacamole, rice wine vinegar, salt, water and soy sauce to blender. Blend until uniform. Place dressing in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let flavors meld. Toss salad mix, onion, tomato, oranges, dressing and 2 table spoons rough-chopped cilantro in a bowl. Divide salad between 3 p lates and to p with sliced

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R IVERLAND SPORTS 18 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 SPORTS BRIEFS 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. 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. 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.Annual memorial bicycle ride slatedThe 2012 Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride will be Sunday, Nov. 4, at Rainbow Springs State Park. The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with the ride schedule to begin at 8. Entry fee is $30 per person. Each rider may choose a 12-, 33or 65mile ride through the state park. Early entries will receive a T-Shirt. Participants can register at www.active.com, keyword DF Memorial Bike Ride, or entries can be mailed to: Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride c/o Boys and Girls Club of Marion County, P.O. Box 4109, Ocala, FL 34478. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.bgcofmarion.org or call 352-465-7538 or 352427-9733. 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 three-place 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 489-4566 to reserve a spot. The even is limited to the first 40 players. Leone set to step back into the octagon If you ask Tony Leone, the past six months have been the longest six months of his young life. Thats because for the past six months, the 2009 Dunnellon High School graduate hasnt been able to step into the octagon since a split decision loss to Tampas Billy Quarantillo in the 160-pound division. The loss was the first of Leones fledgling career, one in which he hopes will lead to a successful professional career in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting. I feel like I didnt give my best effort in the last fight, Leone, who is 4-1 in his career, said. My nerves got to me, I wasnt training as hard as I should have been and I was partying when I should have been training. I thought my talent could Tony Leone FHSAA: New standards in place to protect student-athletes GAINESVILLE With the fall sports practice season about to begin, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) today reminded schools of new standards that have been put in place to safeguard the health and well-being of student-athletes. The FHSAAs director of athletics will conduct a workshop on the new safety requirements at a compliance seminar next week. Pre-season practices officially began Monday for student-athletes competing for their schools in football, golf, swimming/diving and girls volleyball, and new procedures are in place to protect the youths from the heat, inadequate hydration and concussions. Cross country and bowling practices begin one week later. For coaches, parents and everyone else associated with high school athletics, nothing is more important the safety of the students, said FHSAA Executive Director Dr. Roger Dearing. At the FHSAA, we are committed to making sure our members understand what they must do to ensure that competitors have safe, enjoyable experiences as high school athletes. The FHSAAs Board of Directors adopted new heat-related policies in June, designed to ensure that young athletes drink plenty of water and do not practice too many hours each week. Under the new policies, schools must: Limit weekly practice From Paris with love DHS grad takes talent to France Danser, cest decouvrir et recreer, surtout lorsque la danse est danse damour. Cest, en tout cas, le meilleur mode de connaissance. Lepold Sedar Senghor, a French Poet and Writer. In other words, dancing is discovering and recreating, especially when the dance is a dance of love. In any case, it is the best form of knowledge. Traveling about 4,487 miles across the world to broaden her dance skills wasnt a problem for LaTisha Howell. The 21-year-old 2008 Dunnellon High School graduate figures, if in the long run, it pays off it was a trip well worth the frequent flier millage. Howel, who is studying dance medicine at the University of South Florida in hopes of becoming a dance therapist, felt it was necessary to take studies further than just the boundaries of America. If I cant be a dance therapist, then I want to do something in dance, most likely become a dance teacher at a high school or college at an MTI, Howell said. Dance is a part of my life and it will always be in my future. Not only did Howell, whos been dancing since the age of 11, observe the French arts, but she also participated in some dancing in France. Though shes accustomed to forms such as jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip-hop or any form of dance you can think of, Howell can do it. However, even Howell admitted she was really put to the test as she entered the French Studio, having to do a lot of vigorous moves. She took several dance classes in France altering her focus and putting her focus on modern and ballet dancing more. It was an awesome feeling to know that I was dancing at a place where some of the best have came from, Howell explained. I would take that trip again. Howell and a group of students from USF and Barnard College in New Amateur MMA fighter to fight Saturday night JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See LEONE page 19 See PARIS page 19 LaTisha Howell Photo courtesey of LaTisha HowellLaTisha Howell, a graduate of Dunnellon High School strikes a pose in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris during her tour of France earlier this summer. Howell is a student at the University of South Florida. Heat, hydration, concussions primary concerns Special to the Riverland News See FHSAA page 19 From staff reports

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Parkview Lanes Weekly News League scores for the week ending July 29: Fall League meetings: The Fall leagues have teams of men, women or mixed, and bowl mornings, afternoons and evenings. There are two 12-week mixed leagues, Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings, with the remainder bowling between 29 and 36 weeks. The first meetings begin the week of Aug. 20. For more information or to sign up, call 489-6933. July GolfBowl results: The July GolfBowl had two teams tie for first place and two for third place. The winners were David Howell and Sam Bass (first in bowling; third in golf), and Rob Chilton and Chris Clemmons (second in bowling; tied for second in golf). The third-place ties were Lisa and Mike Pozzi (first in golf; fifth in bowling), and Scott Brown and C.H. Crockett (tied for second in golf; fourth in bowling). Lisa Pozzi and Scott Brown won closest-to-pin awards, Mike Pozzi had the high bowling series (713), John Saltmarsh the high bowling game (280), and Chris Clemmons won the round of golf at Twisted Oaks Country Club. The next GolfBowl will be Saturday, Aug. 25. Monday Summer Special: Handicap: Larry Fritz 321, 870; Merrill Barlow 316, 798; Bridget Foley 260, 708; Sherry Hiller 253, 702; Jacque Iverson 253. Scratch: Larry Fritz 258, 681; Merrill Barlow 246; Wes Foley 614; Jacque Iverson 167, 429; Sherry Hiller 166, 441. Suncoast Seniors 9-Pin NoTap: Handicap: Brian May 322; John Mariani 311; Les Beinerman 867; Pete Mavros 878; Helen Simonson 325; Bessie Skill 320, 810; Wanda Klik 823. Scratch: Les Beinerman 265, 744; John Mariani 265; Jerry Ness 255; Ives Chavez 678; Julie Nagengast 218; Diana Steuterman 213; Wanda Klik 568; Reda Portnoy 564. Young & Restless: Handicap Adults: Charlie Stein 277, 732; Gene Allen 258, 677. Handicap Juniors: Matt Allen 257; Chandler Carney 250; John Rogers 712; Dalton Gruzdas 705. Scratch Adults: Charlie Stein 268, 705; Gene Allen 205; Don Griffin 522. Scratch Juniors: Matt Allen 225, 581; Dalton Gruzdas 210, 600. Wednesday Night Scratch: Mike Pozzi 269, 760; Joe Baierlein 264; Scott Brown 697; Stephanie Flory 246, 665; Dorine Fugere 224, 638. Holder Hotshots: Handicap: Bobby Goodman 282, 738; Ray Colon 271, 761; Betty Joyce 268, 733; Andrea Kish 250; Tina Goodman 708. Scratch: Bobby Goodman 206, 510; Murphy Combs 200; Chuck Mosely 506; Ellen Bowman 173, 473; Betty Joyce 167; Pat Combs 439. Bowlers of the Week: Mackenzie Scordato, 64 pins over her average, Stephanie Flory, 91 pins over her average, and Larry Fritz, 180 pins over his average. League scores for the week ending July 22: Monday Summer Special: Handicap: Joe Barrera 295; Charlie Caruso 266, 735; Wes Foley 732; Sherry Hiller 273, 722; Bridget Foley 229, 640. Scratch: Joe Barrera 267, 582; Wes Foley 227, 633; Sherry Hiller 185, 458; Bridget Foley 129, 340. Suncoast Seniors 9-Pin NoTap: Handicap: George Simonson 342; Ives Chavez 328, 882; Joe Geosits 846; Pat Tutewohl 325; Reda Portnoy 323; Vicki May 824; Treava Trafalski 813. Scratch: George Simonson 277; Jerry Ness 272; Joe Geosits 699; Ives Chavez 693; Reda Portnoy 276, 659; Pat Tutewohl 240; Marian Steenstra 583. Young & Restless: Handicap Adults: Denise Griffin 277, 779; Gene Allen 270; Brian Carney 750; Handicap Juniors: Andrew Allen 264, 702; Anthony Rogers 259, 687. Scratch Adults: Denise Griffin 243, 677; Brian Carney 237, 678. Scratch Juniors: Anthony Rogers 213, 549; Dalton Gruzdas 212, 576. Wednesday Night Scratch: Mike Pozzi 258, 652; Sean Fugere 246; Scott Brown 663; Dorine Fugere 255, 673; Lisa Pozzi 245, 569. Holder Hotshots: Handicap: Robert Stein 272, 744; Chuck Mosely 270, 740; Betty Wood 267; June Williams 262; Tina Goodman 710; Betty Joyce 689. Scratch: Chuck Mosely 226, 608; Murphy Combs 191, 541; Betty Wood 188, 434; Betty Rauch 167; Ellen Bowman 451. Bowlers of the Week: Andrew Allen, 39 pins over his average, Denise Griffin, 101 pins over her average, and Ives Chavez, 132 pins over his average. time to 18 hours during the first two weeks of practice, to allow student-athletes to adapt to conditions Ensure that for every 30 minutes of practice, student-athletes get a minimum five-minute rest and hydration break Require unrestricted access to water for studentathletes at all times Require coaches and others in authority to never deny a student-athlete access to water if requested. The FHSAA also adopted a new concussion and heatrelated illness form intended to create safety awareness among students and their caretakers by explaining the risks and symptoms associated with each problem. A concussion action plan developed by the FHSAAs Sports Medicine Advisory Subcommittee and adopted by the Board requires that: Any student-athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion such as loss of consciousness, headache, dizziness, confusion or balance problems must be immediate removed from the competition and cannot return to play until he or she is cleared by an appropriate health care professional. All head coaches and other paid coaches are required to view an online education course about concussions. The FHSAA also developed a new consent form related to concussions and heat-related illness to ensure that parents understand the conditions and the rules that apply to them. get me through it and thats not the case. I felt like I let my fans down. It was a really poor performance on my part. I had a great first round, but the second and third rounds he really got the best of me and when I started to make a comeback in the third, it was just too little, too late. Come Saturday, though, Leone can erase the past six months hes had to wait to get the bitter taste of a loss out of his mouth. Leone, who must work his way back up the ranks before earning another amateur title bout, will be the co-main event Saturday at World Cage Warriors 11 at the Ocala Entertainment Complex. Gates open at 6 p.m. Fights are scheduled to begin at 7. Leone said he is unfamiliar with his opponent and his name. We just found out who Im fighting Sunday, he explained. It was late notice. Not knowing much about his upcoming foe isnt a concern, though. I dont study my opponents much, because I try to train for my style of fighting, Leone said. I try not to get caught up in what the other person does and do what I do. Leone was scheduled to have a fight in June, but a nagging ankle injury and a hand injury forced to him scrap the bout. He said his ankle is better; however, the hand doesnt feel right. I still cannot make a perfect fist, he explained. The hand feels good, but I honestly dont know what I did to it. Saturdays fight marks the first of three bouts Leone has scheduled in the next six weeks. Hell fight again Aug. 25 in Orlando then has another contest in September. Im making a real big push to turn (professional) at the end of the year, Leone explained. To do that, I need to find my comfort zone in the cage. I need to be able to fight the style of fights suited to me. I need to be patient and listen to what my coaches are telling me. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 19 HOUSEHOLD SERVICES Changes of Life Home Services, Inc. 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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. River Watch Program seeks volunteersThe Rainbow River Watch Program will start another season this spring and duties are expanding, requiring additional personnel. The Marion County Sheriffs Office is seeking more volunteers to participate in this program, which the sheriffs office sponsors. The purpose of the program is an effort to protect the Rainbow River and allow to be used in a safe and prudent manner by all. As volunteers, the primary purpose is to assist, inform and advise people regarding the rules and regulations pertaining to the river as well as provide a visual presence to discourage those who ignore safe boating procedures. All volunteers will receive necessary training to be qualified in all aspects pertaining to patrols. Those wishing to volunteer or those who need more information, should call the Dunnellon District Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 4026050. 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. Citrus Springs library to host craft workshopThe Citrus Springs Memorial Library and the Creative Calligraphers of Citrus Springs will host a summer Crafting Workshop at 1 p.m. Aug. 9 and will be about learning to do Iris Paper Folding. This is a technique that can be used to make greeting cards or pictures. This will be presented by Lorna Eastman. Participants will need to bring the following supplies: 1 to 2 sheets of solid color card stock, scissors, ruler, pencil, 12-inch or 3/4-inch tape, doublesided tape. Other workshops may be added to the schedule if more projects are suggested. The Citrus Springs Memorial Library is at 1826 W. Country Club Blvd. in Citrus Springs.Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 21 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. 219-0809 RIV Monell, Doris Case No. 2012-CP-925-FNotice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FCase No. 2012-CP-925-F IN RE: ESTATE OF DORIS BELLMORE MONELL, A/K/A DORIS M. MONELL, A/K/ADORIS B. MONELL Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS (Summary Administration) TO ALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of DORIS BELLMORE MONELLA/K/ADORIS M. MONELL, A/K/ADORIS B. MONELL, deceased, File Number 2012-CP-925-F; by the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, FL34478-1030; that the decedents date of death was April 25, 2011; that the total value of the estate does not exceed $60,000 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: BRUCE H. MONELL, 165 Island Blvd., Fox Island, WA98333 ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate 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 SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE. ALLCLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYOTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Person Giving Notice: /s/ BRUCE H. MONELL Petitioner Attorney for Persons Giving Notice: /s/ HAROLD B. STEPHENS Attorney for Petitioners 3591 West Gulf To Lake Highway, Lecanto, FL34461 (352) 746-4448 Florida Bar No. 095562 Published two (2) times in the Riverland News, August 2 & 8, 2012 219-0809 224-0809 RIV Estate Jerry Ovesen Notice to Creditors IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: Division: NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jerry R. Ovesen, deceased, whose date of death was Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Todays New Ads Two Pristine Properties In Rainbow Springs Country Club Est. OPEN: SUNDAY AUG. 12, 12-3PM 19101 SW 91st LANE Completely Redone Newer Roof, AC, appliances, sprinkler system, new window treatments throughout. Come look at this great property. DIR: US Hwy 41 N. Right on 99th (Winn Dixie) Left on SW 192nd Court Rd. Right on SW 91st Lane. 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No paid operators, just real people like you. Browse greetings, exchange messages and connect live. Try it free. Call now (888)744-4426 Garage/ Yard Sales RAINBOW SPRINGS Estate Sale: 10985 93rd Loop, Friday, August 10, 8am to 3pm Saturday, August 11 8am to 1pm This home and furnishings is only three years old Incredible buys. Beautiful desk and chair, bookcase/ file cabinet, and credenza and entertainment center for flat screen TV. Twin bed set with headboard, coverlets and pillows. Patio set: table and 4 chairs, Thomasville dining room suite. Antique dental cabinet, mirror and stand. A pair of down filled arm chairs, old advertising collectibles (country Sporting Goods GUN & KNIFE SHOW BROOKSVILLE HSC CLUB Sat. Aug. 11th 9-5p Sun. Aug. 12th 9a-4p HERNANDO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS Admission $6.00 (352) 799-3605 Pets HAPPY JACK DuraSpot: latest technology in flea, tick, mosquito & mite control on dogs. Patented. At farm, feed & hardware stores. Distributed by Fuller Supply (205)343-3341. www. happyjackinc.com Apartments Dunnellon Crystal River 1 Bedroom, all new, no pets, $500 mo. Utilities Included (352)563-2517 Duplexes For Rent DUNNELLON 2 bedroom. 1 bath. yard. porch. w/d 475.plus utilities 489-3381 Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLON Vogt Springs Lg 3/2/2, on Acre, fncd yrd., new tile carpet, wood flrs., Beautiful kitchen Close to Rainbow River & Historical District RUBLESRENTALS.COM (561) 719-8787 (561) 575-1718 aftr 7p Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Auctions Estates www. DudleysAuction.com Pre:12pm, Walkabout:3pm, Inside approx: 6pm LR, DR & BR sets (incl Q& K mattress sets), Stereo equip, outdoor statues/patio sets/comm bbq, Leather sofa & sectional, RC motorcycle, Rope hammock, household, tools, etc. Rain or Shine! Thursday 8/9 Estate Adventure Auction 4000 S Florida Ave (US41S) Inverness 352-637-9588 12%bp -2% disc. ca/chk, AB1667-AU2246 Auctions Estates ONLINE REAL ESTATE AUCTIONNominal Opening Bid: $1,000 Lot 2 Marion Oaks Block Unit 1, Ocala land Lot SW 31ST Terr, Ocala 0BR 0BA land Bidding starts August 17 williamsauction.com 800.801.8003 Williams & Williams FL Broker: Daniel S. Nelson Re Lic BK3223097; Williams & Williams Re Lic 1032049 Auctioneer: Thomas Barnes Auc Lic AU3383; Williams & Williams Auc Lic AB2784 Buyers Premium may apply for this property. Open House Two Pristine Properties In Rainbow Springs Country Club Est. OPEN: SUNDAY AUG. 12, 12-3PM 19101 SW 91st LANE Completely Redone Newer Roof, AC, appliances, sprinkler system, new window treatments throughout. Come look at this great property. DIR: US Hwy 41 N. Right on 99th (Winn Dixie) Left on SW 192nd Court Rd. Right on SW 91st Lane. Corner Property for beauty and privacy. 19047 SW 92nd Loop Beautiful 3BR, 2 Bath Home in Fantastic condition. Newer appliances, washer & dryer, furnace & AC, roof. New pravers on walk and driveway, walk-up stairs to attic. Gorgeous landscaping. Come see for yourself DIR: US Hwy 41N right on SW 99th (WINN-DIXIE) L. on SW 192nd Ct. Road R. on 92nd Loop to home on left. BETTY KOEHLER Realtor RIVERLAND REALTY(352) 489-4511 Boats NEW BOAT Trailer & Trailer Parts. Far below wholesale prices.New Hrs.M-W-F 9-5.(352) 527-3555 Campers/ Travel Trailers I BUYRVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes Call Me 352-201-6945 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 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 Handyman ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Somebody else wants it! Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need. TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403R IVERLANDN EWSC LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! COMMUNITY NEWS 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 800-772-1213 and by mail. Some of the services available on our website include: Apply for Social Security retirement/spouse/disability benefits Get your statement online Apply for extra help with your Medicare prescription drug cost Change your address or telephone number Get a replacement Medicare card. Request a proof of income letter Get a form 1099 Online services also available in Spanish 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.) COMMUNITY NEWS Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from July 31: Winners: 1. Luise Pellett, 6,870; 2. Tomiko Vasey, 5,530; 3. Wilma Jester, 4,630; 4. Glen Spiering, 4260). Slams: Luise Pellett and Tomiko Vasey, 6S, and Luise Pellett and Millie Morales, 6S. Results from July 24: Winners: 1. Wilma Jester, 5,020; 2. Brian Norris, 4,560; 3. Millie Morales, 4,070; 4. Gordon Quigley, 3,790. No slams. Ocala Social Security office temporarily closed Operation: Stuff the Bus to wrap up Aug. 18 Program celebrates 11 years of giving 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, 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. Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News

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A22 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 230-0809 RIV 8/24 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and Lien Notices intent to sell these vehicles on 8/24/2012, 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. 2FTDX0761VCA74440 1997 FORD August 9, 2012. Lien Notices 220-0809 RIV 8/27 sale PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Sale: D & D TOWING OF OCALA gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) at 4125 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala, FL 34479-2427, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. 1997 GMC VIN # 1GKCS13WXV2530540 D & D TOWING OF OCALA reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. SaleDate:8/27/2012@ 9am August 9, 2012. 234-0809 RIV 8/28 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 08/28/2012 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Lien Notices SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2GCEC13C971526487 2007 CHEVROLET August 9, 2012 235-0809 RIV 8/25 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 08/25/2012, 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. 3N1AB41DXXL113218 1999 NISSAN August 9, 2012 223-0809 RIV vs. Woodall, Richard Case No.: 2011-CA-003231 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 5TH JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-003231 SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., f/k/a AMERICAN GENERALHOME EQUITY, INC., Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD WOODALLa/k/a RICHARD E. WOODALLand LORETTAWOODALLa/k/a LORETTAA. WOODALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE,IF ANY, OF RICHARD WOODALLa/k/a RICHARD E. WOODALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, OF LORETTAWOODALLa/k/a LORETTAA. WOODALLand JOHN DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Marion County, Florida, will, on the 28th day of August, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at the Marion County Judicial Center Jury Assembly Room, 1 10 NW 1st S treet, Ocala, Florida offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Marion County, Florida: Beginning at a point South 30 feet and East 773.2 feet from the NW corner of the NE 1/4 of NW of Section 32,Township; 16 South, Range 23 East, Marion County, Florida, thence East 170.61 feet, thence S 00 degrees 20 minutes East 796.19 feet, more or less, to the Northerly right of way line of State road No. 25, for the point of beginning; thence N 70 degrees 32 minutes West along said right of way line 165 feet; thence N 00 degrees 20 minutes West 200 feet; thence S. 70 degrees 32 minutes E 165 feet; thence S 00 degrees 20 minutes E 200 feet to the point of beginning. a/k/a 7411 County Road 25, Belleview, FL34432 pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person, other than the rightful owner of the property, must file a claim to surplus finds within 60 days after the above held sale for the claim to be valid. JOHN C. ENGLEHARDT, P.A. FLORIDABAR NO. 155614 1524 E. Livingston Street, Orlando, Florida, 32803 Telephone: 407-896-1138 Fax: 407-896-7370 Attorney for Plaintiff If you are a person with a disability who needs any special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of special assistance. Please contact Court Administrator at Marion County Courthouse, Ocala, Florida 33513, telephone (352) 620-3946, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771; if Voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770. Published two (2) times in the Chronicle, August 2 & 9, 2012. 223-0809 225-0816 RIV Vs. Dakota Enterprises, Inc. 2011-1273-CAPNotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER 2011-1273-CAP TRANSGLOBALDEFINED BENEFITPENSION PLAN, Plaintiff, vs. DAKOTAENTERPRISES, INC., a Delaware corporation, CHRISTINAPERERA, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 12, 2012, and entered in case number 2011-1273-CAP, in the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Marion County, Florida, wherein DAKOTAENTERPRISES, INC., a Delaware Corporation, and CHRISTINAPERERA, are Defendants. David R. Ellspermann, Clerk of Marion County Circuit Court, will sell to the highest bidder at the Jury Assembly Room, 1st Floor of the Judicial Wing at the Marion County Courthouse, 110 Northwest 1 Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, at 11:00 oclock a.m., on the 17th day of April, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment to wit: See Composit Exhibit A -Containing Parcels 1 and 2 Attached hereto and made a part hereof ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 26th day of July, 2012. LAW OFFICES OF STEVEN SERLE, P.A. 6070 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 Telephone: (561) 912-3523 Facsimile: (561) 912-3516 By: /s/ Brian Bedell, Esquire Florida Bar Number 52620 EXHIBIT A PARCEL#1 Beginning at the Southeast corner of SW 1/4 of Sectino 17, Township 14 South, Range 20 East, THENCE North 0 degrees 2934 East, along the East Boundary of said SW 1/4, 2152.77 feet; THENCE South 63 degrees 28 West, 1307.50 feet to the Northeasterly right of way line of State Road No. 500, said point being 50.00 feet from and at right angles to, the center line of said State Road; THENCE South 25 degrees 41 East, along said right of way line, 1319.39 feet to a point where said right of way changes; THENCE North 64 degrees 1835 East, along said right of way line 50.00 feet to a point that is 100.00 feet from and at right angles to the center line of said State Road; THENCE South 25 degrees 41 East, along said right of way line, 445.78 feet to the South boundary of said SW 1/4; THENCE North 89 degrees 58 East, along said South boundary, 341.05 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Less and except the South 200 feet thereof. Also less and except those portions deeded to the State of Florida in Official Records Book 1020, Page 333 and Official Records Book 2210, Page 775, all of the Public Records of Marion County, Florida. Commonly known as: 12675 N US Hwy. 27, Ocala, FL Account Number: R12435-000-00 PARCEL#2 Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 21, Township 14 South, Range 20 East, Marion County, Flroida; thence N. 89 degrees 17 E 665.33 feet to the Point of Beginning, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 1082.84 feet, thence S. 89 degrees 40 E 420.00 feet, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 507.95 feet to a point on the South R/W of U.S. 27, thence S. 72 degrees 56 E 301.04 feet along said R/W, thence S. 68 degrees 10 E 125.12 feet along said R/W, thence leaving said R/W S. 00 degrees 00 W 1438.74 feet to a point on the South boundary of Section 21, thence along the Section line S. 89 degrees 17 W 843.83 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT Road right of way for U.S. Highway 27. LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 21, Township 14 South, Range 20 East, thence N. 89 degrees 17 E 665.33 feet to the Point of Beginning, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 1082.84 feet, thence S. 89 degrees 40 E 420.00 feet, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 507.95 feet to a point on the South R/W of U.S. 27, thence S. 72 degrees 56 E 223.34 feet along said R/W, thence S. 00 degrees 18 W 449.94 feet, thence S. 45 degrees 00 W 364.49 feet, thence S. 00 degrees 19 W 810.61 feet, thence S. 89 degrees 17 W 377.70 feet to the Point of Beginning. Commonly known as: 11760 N. US Hwy. 27, Ocala, FL Account Number: R12476-005-00 August 9 & 16, 2012. 228-0816 RIV Vs. Patricia Steil 42 2012 CA000680 AXXX XX Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION Case No.: 42 2012 CA000680 AXXX XX REGIONS BANK, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO AMSOUTH BANK, AN ALABAMABANKING CORPORATION, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO AMSOUTH BANK OF FLORIDA, A FLORIDABANKING CORPORATION, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO MID-STATE FEDERALSAVINGS BANK, FORMERLYKNOWN AS MID-STATE FEDERALSAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, PATRICIASTEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATRICIA STEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, CHRISTOPHER PEREZ, F/K/ACHRISTOPHER STEIL, JAMES CRAIG STEIL, A/K/AJIMMYSTEIL, DANNIELLE NICOLE STEIL, KERRIE NOEL STEIL, SHAWNALYNN STEIL, RYAN STEIL,and DEBORAH LYNN STEIL, if living, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants, claiming by, through, under or against the said PATRICIASTEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATRICIASTEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, CHRISTOPHER PEREZ, F/K/ACHRISTOPHER STEIL, JAMES CRAIG STEIL, A/K/A JIMMYSTEIL, DANNIELLE NICOLE STEIL, KERRIE NOELSTEIL, SHAWNALYNN STEIL, RYAN STEILor DEBORAH LYNN STEIL; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, GRANTEES, TRUSTEES, LIENORS OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTDANIELMATTHEW STEIL, A/K/ADANIEL STEIL, DECEASED; STATE OF FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; and UNKNOWN TENANT#2; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE TO:SHAWNALYNN STEILand RYAN STEIL, if living, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants, claiming by, through, under or against the said SHAWNALYNN STEILor RYAN STEIL; and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, GRANTEES, TRUSTEES, LIENORS OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTDANIELMATTHEW STEIL, A/K/ADANIELSTEIL, DECEASED Whose Residence is Unknown Whose last Known Mailing Addresses are: 6659 Wind Whisper Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89148 and Unknown for THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, ETC. YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Marion County, Florida: COMMENCING AT THE SW CORNER OF LOT E, S.R. PYLES PLAT OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP16 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK E, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE EAST 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF LOT E, 100 FEET, THENCE NORTH 150.60 FEET, THENCE WEST 100 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 150.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; ALSO KNOWN AS THE WEST 100 FEET OF LOT 45, OF SURVEYFOR H.A. HAMBLEN PREPARED BYMARION ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, REVISED MAY25, 1964. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ROD B. NEUMAN, Esquire, of Gibbons, Neuman, Bello, Segall, Allen & Halloran, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 3321 Henderson Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33609, within thirty (30) days of the date of the first publication of this notice, or, on or before _________________, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED this 23rd day of July, 2012. David R. Ellspermann, CLERK CIRCUITCOURT (SEAL) By: /s/ N. Hernandez, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADACoordinator at the Office of the Trial Court Administrator, Marion County Judicial Center, 110 NW First Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, Telephone (352) 401-6710, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. NOTE: THIS COMMUNICATION, FROM ADEBTCOLLECTOR, IS AN ATTEMPTTO COLLECTADEBTAND ANYINFORMATION OBTAINED WILLBE USED FOR THATPURPOSE August 9 & 16, 2012. 228-0816 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 231-0816 RIV vs. Slowik, Olga 2012-CP-1013 Notice to Creditors (Summ. Admin) PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTYFLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-1013 Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF OLGASLOWIK a/k/a OLGAC. SLOWIK Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINSTTHE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of OLGASLOWIK a/k/a OLGAC. SLOWIK, deceased, File Number 2012-CP-1013, by the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW First Avenue, Ocala, FL34475; that the decedents date of death was June 3, 2012; that the total value of the estate is approximately $41,792.09, and that the name and address of the person to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Patrick Thompson, 5563 SW 89 Place, Ocala, FL34476 ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and 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 SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYOTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED The date of first publication of this Notice is August 9, 2012. Person Giving Notice: PATRICK THOMPSON 5563 SW 89 Place Ocala, FL34476 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: LORENZO RAMUNNO, Attorney. Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61 Avenue, Ocala, FL34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 www.ramunnolawfirm.com August 9 & 16, 2012. 231-0816 Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration May 15, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, FL34478. The names and addresses of the personal representatives 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 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 cliams with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE 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 first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Personal Representatives: /s/ Betty Ann Pring 5519 SW 97th Terrace Gainesville, Florida 32608 /s/ Kay Diane Berg 9100 S. 47th Ave. Grand forks, North Dakota 58201 /s/ A. Scott Toney, Attorney for Personal Representatives Florida Bar Number: 982180, 804B Northwest 16th Ave Gainesville, Florida 32601 Telephone: (352)376-6800, Fax: (352)376-6802 E-Mail: Toneylaw@gmail.com Published two (2) times in the Riverland News August 2 & 9, 2012 224-0809 *No fine print. A T T V I L L A G E E T O Y O T A AT VILLAGE TOYOTA 000C9PK 352-628-5100 www.villagetoyota.com CRYSTAL RIVER VILLAGE TOYOTA MSPR $17,800 CLEARANCE SAVINGS 3,805 2 0 1 2 2 T o y o t a a C o r o l l a 2012 Toyota Corolla 4 4 S p e e d d A u t o m a t i c 4 Speed Automatic STD 1832 $ 1 1 3 9 9 5 $ 13,995 MSPR $22,895 CLEARANCE SAVINGS 4,900 2 0 1 2 2 T o y o t a a C a m r y 2012 Toyota Camry 6 6 S p e e d d A u t o m a t i c 6 Speed Automatic STD 2514 $ 1 1 7 9 9 5 $ 17,995 N O O F I N E E P R I N T NO FINE PRINT. 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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, August 9, 2012 Vol 30 No. 42 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Volunteers, sponsors needed for Jazz Up Jazz Up Dunnellon, an annual music festival in Dunnellon, is slated to be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. The event is hosted by the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce. Jazz Up Dunnellon will encompass both East and West Pennsylvania. The Chamber is in need of volunteers and sponsors for Jazz Up. For more information, call Beverly at 4892320. Movie in the Park slated SaturdayGreenlight Dunnellon Communications will host Movies in the Park Saturday, Aug. 11, at Ernie Mills Park on Bostick Street. Admission is free. The first movie scheduled is Dr. Seuss The Lorax. The park opens at 8 p.m. and the movie will start at approximately 8:30. For more information, call 533-5034. Friends of the Library to host book saleThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Books Store will host an Over-Inventory Book Sale now through Aug. 30. Everything in the store will be halfprice. Inventory changes daily. All proceeds benefit the Dunnellon Public Library, which is at 20351 Robinson Road. For more information, call 352-438-2520.ACS to host Relay for Life meetingThe American Cancer Society of Marion County will host a Relay For Life Dunnellon committee roundup meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon at 20831 Powell Road. The purpose of this meeting is to identify and recruit potential volunteers for the 2013 Relay For Life event. RSVP by Friday, Aug. 10, to Diana Schwartz by email at Diana. Schwartz@cancer.org or call 352-629-4727, ext. 5820. Soil tests set back new Boys & Girls Club facility Wanted: Sand, and a lot of it. How much sand? Approximately 4,000 cubic yards, or 1.2 million pounds, for those counting at home. The problem, Bobby James said, is tests unveiled phosphate shavings in the soil on the property where officials had planned to construct the new club, slated to be built on 5.6 acres of land across from Wal-Mart on U.S. 41, near the site of the old Dunnellon Middle School. Hence, the need for the large amount of sand, James said. We have to figure out how to deal with that, explained James, a driving force behind a new facility in Dunnellon for the Boys & Girls Club. Weve hired a contractor to do that, were in the final stages there. Were going to have to bring in sand in order to really be able to build on that property. Thats the biggest issue we have. The other factor is the amount of the grant money being spent on hauling in sand. The total amount for the grant, awarded through the Federal Community Development Block Grant Program was $840,000. James said to fix the current soil issue officials are spending upward of 30 percent of the grant funds, or more than $250,000. Were spending more than 20 to 30 percent to get the soil prepared to, build on, James said. Were close to getting that resolved. Thats where we are at that this point. The Collop relishes chance to serve Resident to fill Starks vacant seatWhen Erik Collop was first approached about serving the remainder of the late Fred Starks term on the City Council, he knew the first two people he needed to speak with about taking on the role God and his wife. I talked to my wife, we had a couple of really good conversations, he said. I needed her to feel like it was a good decision for our family. It grew on me, very much so in a short period of time. I thought about what type of impact I could have, the initiatives the city is undertaking, the growth and whatever else is new, Im looking forward to tackling it. Collop calls the opportunity to serve exciting. I dont know a lot about what the city is doing, Im still being briefed and learning every day about what the overall strategy is, he explained. Im very excited with what we have going on now. Obviously, its something I havent done before. Im taking it all in and Im listening. Im at this point just like a sponge. The University of Florida graduate, who holds a bachelors degree in business, said this was a challenge he did not take lightly. He weighed the demands of DHS alum enjoys life working the Tour Shes rubbed elbows with the likes of Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler, to name a few. But if you ask Laura Hill, a senior communications coordinator for PGA Tour, what her most memorable experience was since joining the Tour nine years ago, it was meeting Jerry West, an NBA Hall of Famer. Hill, a 1994 Dunnellon High School graduate, was in charge of the media tour for the Northern Trust Open, an event which is held at the Rivera in Los Angeles. The former Lakers superstar and one-time executive was serving as the executive director. I was telling my husband all about it, she said, explaining the conversation with her spouse, Travis. He was like not the Jerry West, he was a basketball player. But as (the event) came together, I went out there. He was the most amazing guy, a very down to earth guy. I remember in between the media blitz for it, he took me to his house where he made a PB&J (peanut butter and jelly) sandwich. I remember calling Photo courtese of PGALaura Hill, right, a Dunnellon High School graduate, sits with Jerry West, an NBA Hall of Famer, to promote the Northern Trust Open. West served as the executive director for the Los Angeles event. Hill serves as communications coordinator JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See TOUR page 8 Listen everyone. This runway is covered with the last pollen from the last flower available anywhere on Earth. That means this is our last chance. Were the only ones who make honey, pollinate flowers and dress like this. If we are going to survive as a species this is our moment. So what do you say? Are we going to be bees or just museum of Natural History keychains? Barry B. Benson, the main bee in the hit Bee Movie from 2007. In the past 50 years, 50 percent of the honey bee population has decreased. Honey bee keepers were first alarmed in 2006 in the United States that the bee population was decreasing rapidly. About one-third of honey bees were depleting. Scientist discovered the mass disappearance to be from CCD or Colony Collapse Disorder, which makes the bees get sick and die. Without honey bees crops cannot grow like apples, broccoli, and the states main product, citrus fruit. Michelle and Mike Mills are on the road of bringing the honey bees back by starting their very own bee keeping business BeeBlessed Honey right here in Dunnellon. Mike, Michelle, Malaina and Mathew Mills are all a part of the honey bee business. Mike Mills has been keeping honeybees for about 19 years now. The Mills family owns about 100 beehives of an Italian string of bees called European honey bees, which are fairly gentle at the moment and are still growing. At first, it was neat having two hives, said Mike Mills. Then it grew into a hobby and now its a job, but I love it. Having to repair and paint the boxes, moving the bees and Bobby James: hopeful sand can be donated. See COLLOP page 3 Mills family takes honey, beeswax business serious Phosphate shavings found in ground at contruction site for building JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See SETBACK page 3 AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Erik Collop Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsMike Mills shows a frame full of breeding bees on his property in Morriston. Mills keeps most of his beehives in a rotation depending on what needs pollination. The family is just finishing up bottling the honey from orange blossoms and has now moved the hives to different locations. Since there are no crops to pollinate on his property, Mills places jars of sugar syrup for artificial nectar so the bees in these hives do not starve. See SWEET page 14 After setting wicks into the mold, Michele Mills pours hot beeswax in to make tealight candles which she and her family will sell.

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Now is the time to write that Florida song. The annual Will McLean Foundation New Florida Song Contest begins Sept. 1. Songs may be entered until Dec. 31, 2012, and submitted to The Will McLean New Florida Song Contest, P.O. Box 621568, Orlando, FL 32862. The song must be about Florida and must be clearly identifiable as such. 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 United States, 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 information, visit www.willmc lean.com or call 352-4657208. The Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board Tuesday adopted its proposed fiscal year 2012-13 (FY2012-13) millage rate. The Governing Board adopted a proposed FY201213 millage rate of 0.3928 mill, which is the same as the current fiscal year. FY2012-13 will run from Oct. 1, 2012, through Sept. 30, 2013. With taxable property values declining by 2.9 percent, this rate will result in a $3 million reduction in ad valorem property tax revenue. The total proposed FY2012-13 budget for the District is $159.7 million, 2.6 percent higher than the adopted budget for FY201112, which was $155.5 million. The $4.2 million increase in the budget is primarily due to additional funding requests from local governments for water resources projects. The increase is funded from additional balances available from prior years due to the cancellation of projects and projects completed under budget. The proposed budget includes $83.4 million for capital/infrastructure and other District projects. The Districts funds leveraged with its partners will result in a total investment of more than $134 million for water resource management projects benefitting the region. Over the long term, the District has identified adequate fiscal resources to address the core mission areas of responsibility for water supply, water quality, flood protection and floodplain management, and natural systems. The Districts fiscal resources supplemented with project reserves will adequately maintain a healthy investment in the economy and water resources during the next 5 to 10 years. For the owner of a $150,000 home with a $50,000 homestead exemption, the FY2012-13 District tax would be $39.28 a year, or about $3.27 per month. The proposed FY2012-13 millage rate adopted by the Governing Board will be used by county property appraisers when mailing out Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices of proposed property taxes to residents. Two statutorily required public TRIM hearings on the Districts total budget will be held in September. The first will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Districts Tampa Service Office. The governors office will review and approve the budgets of all five water management districts before the second and final public hearing. The Districts second and final TRIM hearing will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Districts Tampa Service Office. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Governing Board will formally adopt the final millage rate and budget. The public is welcome to attend any Governing Board meeting to provide comment on the proposed budget. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 000C8I3 19140 E. 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C Voted Best Grooming in Dunnellon 000C8YW 6933 SW 179 Ave. Rd. 15 miles West of I-75 on SR 40 in Dunnellon (352) 522-0309 www.juliettefalls.com Expires 8/16/12 AERIFICATION SPECIAL AERIFICATION SPECIAL CART FEE ONLY CART FEE ONLY CART FEE ONLY ALL MENS & LADIES APPAREL 50% OFF District lifts water restrictions The Southwest Florida Water Management Districts Governing Board voted to let Modified Phase III water shortage restrictions expired recently for the city of Dunnellon as well Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Levy, and Sumter counties as well as The Villages in Marion County due to improvements in the regions water resources. This means those counties will return to the Districts yearround water conservation measures unless a stricter local ordinance applies. The lawn and landscape watering schedule is limited to a two-day-perweek schedule, and most watering may only occur before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. See the attached fact sheet for a summary. Residents should check with their utilities for local restrictions before changing their irrigation timers. The Governing Board voted to lift the restrictions in response to significant improvements in aquifer and river levels as a result of Tropical Storm Debby and regular summer rains. However, the Board urged residents to continue the water conservation practices theyve learned during the recent drought. I want to commend the residents of the region for conserving water during our recent drought, said H. Paul Senft, Governing Board chair. But we want to remind them that just because they may be able to water two days per week doesnt mean they need to. We cant afford to be wasteful because water is a limited resource and we must all do our part to conserve. Twice-per-week watering allows residents additional flexibility for determining when to water. Residents are encouraged to water only if their lawn and landscape needs it and turn off their irrigation system if it has rained or rain is predicted in the next 24 hours. Some of the signs that a lawn needs water include a blue-gray appearance, blades folded in half lengthwise and footprints remaining on the lawn for several minutes after walking on it. The Districts 16 counties remain under a Modified Phase I water shortage order until Dec. 31. Phase I is the Districts lowest level of water restrictions and follows the normal two-dayper-week water conservation measures. For additional information about water restrictions and water conservation, please contact your local utility or visit the Districts website at Water Matters.org/restrictions. Board urges residents to continue conserving water Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News Water district officials OK millage rate Post No. 58 members visit assisted-living facility Special to the Riverland NewsSeven members of American Legion Post No. 58 and Auxiliary members visited the nine veterans at Quiet Oaks and presented each with a complimentary one-year membership to the Legion. Each veteran will also receive a subscription of the Legion magazine. A cake and a punch were enjoyed by all. Thanks to Katherine Kortright, activity director at Quiet Oaks, for assisting in the visit. Best new Florida song contest under way

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The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will present Presidents and Their First Ladies, a recreation by William and Sue Wills, a veteran acting and writing duo, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Dunnellon Public Library at 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. The Willses are now in their 16th year of bringing to life the stories of 33 different presidential couples. The Willses have appeared together onstage more than 8,400 times. Not impersonators, their hope is that their costumes, dialects and demeanors will help recreate these historical characters. They have performed in 35 states, giving more than 30 performances at seven of the nations presidential museums. William researches and creates the scripts, while Sue edits his work and creates the costumes, many of her own design. For more information, call 352-428-2520. his job and his family life in taking on the challenge. I have other commitments, its certainly not something I put my mind to doing, said the father of three, a 2-year-old son and twin 8-month-old daughters. Ive been successful at a lot of things. More or less, my concerns with the ability to obviously provide for my family and the other activities associated with having three children. Im a professional businessman, and I want to give the city its fair service, its equal service and do the job right. That was my concern. Collop understands there are obvious political aspects to what happens with decisions. The 29-year-old, who has yet to decide if he plans to seek the remainder of the term in the November election, also knows there are differences between the way the city operates and a business operates. However, knowing he will get an immediate indoctrination to city business, he believes his years as a successful businessman could be an immediate benefit as the city prepares to unveil its fiscal year 2012-13 budget in about a month. From dealing with budgets to the customers, listening to what their needs are and developing a strategy, I certainly feel thats an advantage, he said. Ill listen to what the people in the community need and we will try and implement what they are asking for. Obviously, we cannot do everything but I certainly want to hear what the citizens have to say. Collop will be sworn-in at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the City Council meeting. building still appears to be a go. Were in good shape in that sense. What James is hoping for is a local business, or businesses, willing to help the club save money and donate sand. Were hoping we can find people with some sand that are willing to donate it, he said. Then, we will have to remove the sand (at the site) as well. Originally, when officials revealed in August 2010 they had secured the grant money, they had hoped to start construction in January 2011. The current delay could take up to six more months, James said, noting that is a worse-case scenario. It could be shorter than that, too, he said. The property in question is owned by the Marion County School District, but a deal was stuck to lease the property to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County, Dunnellon branch, for $1 per year for the next 50 years. The new facility will replace the clubs current building, which consists of a modular unit across from Ernie Mills Park on Bostick Street. Despite the unforeseen delays, James said officials are still within guidelines of the grant process and would not lose the funds the organization was awarded. Were well within the range, were in phase three of it now, he said, explaining soil borings are complete and a contractor to construct the facility has been selected. Were negotiating some final details. I think were well within the timeline of where were supposed to be. The longtime educator who served as principal at Dunnellon High School and is currently serving on the Marion County School Board said club officials are working with the city to construct a lift station on the property as well. In the meantime, he added, the club is still seeking support from various groups. Wed like to try and get some support from various groups before we start building, he said. James said hes optimistic construction will be under way soon. He admitted the setbacks have been tough to deal with. But at the same time, with anything worthwhile, youre going to run into some roadblocks, he said. Sure, we would have liked to have found everything in perfect form, but we didnt. Weve got to deal with what weve got. I hate to think about it, weve got so much at stake. Weve got kids that really need a place to go. Id really like for our community to step up and see if anyone has some sand. Let us have some sand. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 3 000C8FU Trinity Trinity Trinity Villas Villas 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. Applicants must be 62 years o r older or require the features of an accessible unit and also meet other qualifying factors of the resident selection criteria. Please call for info. 352-694-5507 TTY 800-995-8771 000C69K Solution to puzzle on Page 16 NEWS BRIEFS S. Dunnellon Civic Associaton meetsThe 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 randolphcampbell@bel lsouth.net.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 & Girls Clubs seek donationsMany Boys & 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 (352) 330-5517 or e-mail 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. Man faces pair of charges An evening trip to Wal-Mart didn't end well Friday for a 36year-old Dunnellon man, police reports stated. According to an arrest report, Jeremy Getman faces charges of Driving Under the Influence causing property damage, as well as violation of probation. No bond was set for either charge. The report stated authorities with the Dunnellon Police Department responded to a call about a traffic wreck involving a parked vehicle in the Wal-Mart parking lot. According to the report, when officers arrived a witness advised Getman attempted to park in a parking stall when he struck the vehicle in front of him, which was parked. The witness told authorities Getman then backed up and pulled forward again, striking the other vehicle a second time. Cpl. Bruce Arnold, in his report, observed Getmans vehicle approximately two feet over the line of his parking stall, with his truck still touching the victims vehicle. According to the report, Cpl. Arnold made contact with Getman, who was sitting in the drivers seat with the keys in the ignition. The report stated Cpl. Arnold observed his vehicle was turned off but the truck was still in drive. Cpl. Arnold determined Getman was at fault and while speaking with Getman, he noticed Getman appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance due to slurred speech. The report stated Getman also appeared to have trouble keeping his eyes open. According to the report, Cpl. Arnold informed Getman he was finished completing his crash report, but was beginning a separate investigation due to Getman possibly driving under the influence. Getman, the report stated, said he understood and agreed to participate in field sobriety exercises. The report stated Getman failed the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Exercise; the Walk and Turn Exercise in which Getman swayed from side to side; the Finger to Nose Exercise in which Getman failed to touch the tip of his nose on each attempt and had to be instructed to bring his hands to his side on each attempt. According to the report, Getman continuously opened his eyes and fell backward on two separate occasions. The report stated during the One-Leg Stand Exercise, Getman was unable to keep his foot parallel with the ground and during the Rhomberg Balance Exercise, in which the defendant was provided with instructions, started walking in a line while counting. After providing instructions again, the report stated, Getman was unable to maintain his balance, falling backward three times. Getman was charged with Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage and was transported to the Marion County Jail. While at the jail, Getman consented to a lawful test of his breath, which showed results of .165 percent and .160 percent. The legal limit in the state of Florida is .08 percent. Post Miranda warning, Getman advised he was also under the influence of Ambien and Percocet, both of which are controlled substances. SETBACK continued from page 1 COLLOP continued from page 1 From staff reports A member of the Florida Press Association352-489-2731 352-489-6593 (Fax)The Riverland News serves Dunnellon and the surrounding areas: Blue Cove, Chatmire, Hills of Ocala, Lake Tropicana, Rainbows End, Rainbow Lakes Estates, All the Rainbow Springs Area, Rio Vista and Vogt Springs.The Riverland News is delivered on Thursday to subscribers by our carriers and mail. The newspaper is also available inside area stores and at various boxes throughout the community. 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 #681-730POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: RIVERLAND NEWS, 20441 E. PENNSYLVANIA AVE. DUNNELLON, FL 34432-6035 JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Dunellons Historic Village will host Hot Summer Night, a late-summer favorite for locals, from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, in the Downtown Historic District. The last Saturday night before public school starts here, will find shops in the village open until late. A cruise-in for antique and classic cars adds interest in the street on West Pennsylvania Avenue. Those planning to cruisein should call Cheryl Lawson at 208-5512 for information. Local artists and vendors will set up along the street to show and sell their wares. Empanadas will be sold in front of the Annie Johnson Thrift Shop and a portion of the proceeds will be given to help Marion County homeless students through the Marion County School Board. Grumbles House Antiques & Garden Shop will host an open music jam so those playing an instrument or loving to sing, should stop by and join the fun. Abigail's Cafe, The Dunnellon Police Department, My New Old Chair, Two Sisters Antiques, Creations by Clovis, Dunnellon Community Thrift Shop and Always Something are some of the businesses, which will host the event and those that will be open the night of the event. For more information about the event, call at 465-2555. Hot Summer Nights slated for Aug. 18 Friends of the Library program on tap William and Sue Wills will present Presidents nd Their First Ladies, at 10:30 am. Saturday, Sept. 22.

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River views City too little to have so many expenses My husband and I have been staying with my mom for the past five months looking to move here. I am glad we get the Riverland News, as we have found out about the local happenings and the area. We were going to buy a house in Vogt Springs; however, with the water rates for a six-person family, we would be paying over $90 a month. Also, we had to pay the remaining bill of sewer hook up on taxes. We got a Citrus Springs house and with county water and a septic tank with lower taxes, we will pay less on this house by about $100. My husband worked for Bright House in Tampa and he does not understand how Greenlight (Dunnellon Communications) can give free hook up, parts and charge $2 a month. Parts and labor are between $200 and $400, so he is afraid taxes will go up in Dunnellon. When my husband worked for Bright House, he did not make $40,000 a year. I would rather live in county and not worry about all the problems I have read about. The city and county should work together to save money. I think the city is too little to have all the expense they do. That is just my opinion.Gail Palmer DunnellonDo as I say, not as I do: Letter hits nail on headMary Harpers letter Enough of inadequate leadership at Dunnellon City Hall hits the nail right on the head. The city leaders have the audacity to put forth the hogwash that the reason they purchased Rainbow Springs Utilities was to teach us water conservation. How arrogant and mindless is it for them to say that when the citys sprinklers run through rainy days and flood the highway with overwash on days that it doesnt rain. This is just another example of the elitists telling their underlings how to behave. By the way, I understand that there is a state law that requires rain sensors on sprinkler systems. If this is so, then isnt the city in violation of that law? The recent election year announcement of a puny tax rate reduction is just a ploy to get them re-elected. From the recent announcement of meetings to discuss water and sewage rate increases, it is obvious that they intend to shift the tax reduction to the backs of the utilities users, namely Rainbow Springs. Just when will the citys 1,733 residents, per Ms. Lynne McAndrews column, have enough courage to get involved and get rid Social Security views women equally Connection to the world interrupted Its been a rough week and I honestly dont know how I made it through. Lightning struck our house and hit both our computers. I havent been on the Internet since last Monday gasp. Almost every part of my life revolves around the Internet and two of my jobs are on the web. It has been most difficult to perform my daily duties, I must tell you. How can I check the balance in my checking account or see what has cleared without pulling it up online? I remember going into Badcock almost 20 years ago and Robert Williams telling us about the World Wide Web. We just listened and kind of chuckled. Yeah right, it will never take off. What does that even mean? Here we are wondering how we ever survived without it. The bill collectors have started calling. My husband asked me why I havent been paying the bills. I looked at him as if hed lost his mind. Ive been paying all our bills online since 1995. I worked at AmSouth Bank at the time and was one of the pioneers for telephone banking and internet bill paying. How did we pay the bills before we had Internet? We had to drive to the location and pay in person or mail it out and make sure we allowed enough days for it to get there. Oh this is crazy. I think we may be sitting on the winning Power Ball ticket, but of course we wouldnt know since we cant check our numbers. I havent been able to use my gas card either. I need to get online so I can check my balance. What? Im supposed to call that tiny, little number on the back of the card? How will I know if Tom and Katie really are divorced? Or if Kristen Stewart cheats on Robert Pattinson again? I need my Internet. Is this what they call roughing it? I wonder what my facebook friends are doing. Has Jan finally won all that fake money on Slotsville? How will I know who to vote for in this years election without the uninformed comments that are posted on there everyday? I wonder how many likes Sally has gotten this week or if Jane is still listening to classic rock. I feel so disconnected. How will I know what the weather is going to be like today? Do you really want me to go out there and find out? I guess if a raindrop falls on my head its raining. If the umbrellas outside on the deck start blowing really hard, then maybe a hurricane is coming. Good thing I still read old fashioned books that you hold in your hands. Otherwise my reading would be put on hold, too. But my music has stopped because it too, like everything else, comes from the Internet. When it was time to turn my article in this week for the Riverland News, I was stumped as to how I would send it in without my computer. How could I even get to it without my computer? Well lucky for me, my husband bought me these little zip drive things at Wal-Mart just in case something like this ever happened. Thanks, 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, August 9, 2012 RIVERLAND NEWS OTHER VOICES LETTERS JERSEY GIRL GUEST COLUMN Why should Marion County voters approve two ad valorem taxes for local education? Because our school system has indisputable needs: Aging facilities with no state revenue for capital expenses. Aging computers and technology in need of state-required upgrades. Summer school, tutoring, and grade level advancement opportunities. Our current graduation rate is 86 percent 6 percent better than the state average. Poverty-level students need more assistance and time at school and during the summer than do their middle-income peers. As of this date, 68 percent of our students now qualify for free or reduced meals. Reading coaches for all schools. Reading is the most challenging area for teachers to improve student performance. Its not just about reading material but about understanding the content, authors purpose, strong vs. weak arguments, describing and illustrating how common themes are found across texts, and similar ideas. Art, music and library media programs for all schools. Many schools now share these positions. These programs enrich our students educations, and research confirms they help meet the needs for creative development and higherlevel thinking. Students in these programs often perform better on tests and develop into well-rounded individuals. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, Marion County voters will decide if they want better schools for our children. They can approve an additional one-half mill ad valorem tax for operating expenses and an additional one-half mill ad valorem tax for capital expenses. Our school district has cut $41 million from our operating budget over the last five years. In the same time, we added two new additional schools, but reduced our workforce by 396 people. We have cut our administrative staff by 11 and taken on many additional duties. We are doing exactly what businesses are doing. The result? Our district has the lowest administrative costs, per student, in the State of Florida (according to Floridas Department of Education). Because of this lack of state funding, we are asking our community to support additional millage for operational and capital expenses. A YES vote to the operating one-half mill means it will be used to provide certified personnel for art, music, and school libraries, reading coaches for all schools, summer school and tutoring opportunities for all students, and credit recovery classes to prepare more of our students for college and the workplace. A NO vote could mean graduation rates would fall and we could lose more personnel in Better schools, a better future, approving ballot referendums Aug. 26 is known as Womens Equality Day. On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote. Social Security treats men and women equally. Men and women with identical earnings histories are treated exactly the same. However, there are things women in particular should know about Social Security. Although treated equally by Social Security, there are trends and differences in lifestyle that can affect benefits. For example, women tend to care for many people: spouses, children and parents. Taking time away from the workplace to care for a newborn child or aging parent can have an impact on your future Social Security benefits. Also, despite significant strides through the years, women are more likely to earn less over a lifetime than men. Women are less often covered by private retirement plans, and they are more dependent on Social Security in their retirement years. And, women tend to live about five years longer than men, which means more years depending on Social Security and other retirement income or savings. If a woman is married to a man who earns significantly more than she does, it is likely she will qualify for a larger benefit amount on his record than on her own. Want to learn more? Visit our Womens page at www.socialsecurity.gov/wom en. Follow the link on that page to our publication, What Every Woman Should Know. You can read it online, print a copy, or listen to it on audio. We provide alternate media as well to reach as many women as possible and to provide the information the way youd like to receive it. Learning about your future Social Security benefits and how men and women are treated just the same in the eyes of Social Security: what better way to celebrate Womens Equality Day?Adon Williams is the Social Security District Manager in Ocala. See LETTERS page 6 See YANCEY page 7 Jim Yancey Audrey Beem Adon Williams See JERSEY page 7

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Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 5 GUEST COLUMN Im Chris Blair and I am running for sheriff of Marion County. I have dedicated my life to law enforcement. Ive enjoyed a 35-year career, with 23 years as an administrator, mostly under Sheriff Don Moreland. Im also the longest serving law enforcement officer in the history of the Marion County Sheriffs Office. I know what it means to make an arrest, I know what it means to lead deputies and officers, and I know what it means to enact and enforce fiscally sound safety measures. I worked my way up through the ranks. I began as a patrol deputy and retired as a major Bureau Chief in charge of Special Investigations. Ive put criminals behind bars for good, and Ive helped families find closure after losing loved ones. Ive responded to hundreds of homicides, rapes, burglaries, and home invasions; and I know what it means to close a case knowing that my hard work helped take dangerous criminals off the street. We have what I like to call a bureaucratic empire at the sheriffs office. Its a big spending, politically charged organization, but the results arent consistent with other big spending departments in Florida. Our Sheriffs department has one supervisor per 3.5 officers. To put that into perspective, the Florida law for daycare for infants is a 1 to 6 ratio. Our deputies dont need more supervision than an infant. Our administration is extremely top heavy. The top nine positions account for 14 percent of the sheriff departments regular budget. We have an administrative secretary making $61,000 a year, and our undersheriff makes more than four times what an average uniformed deputy makes. All that top heavy spending would never be tolerated in my administration. It would be a little easier to understand if we were one of the safest counties in the state, but were not. Marion County ranks in the top 10 in forcible sex offenses, the top 15 in violent crimes; were tied for 20th in violent crimes with firearms, and the top 20 for property crimes. Murders were up 55 percent in 2011, forcible rapes were up 13 percent and burglaries were up more than 7 percent. We had $16 million worth of personal property stolen and less than $3 million recovered. Were not doing better as a result of our high paid administration were doing worse. But anybody can identify the problems. All it takes is the Internet and a Blair: Experience matters in race for sheriff GUEST COLUMN I, Mike Amsden, am your current County Commissioner in District 1. My wife, Sue, and I have been married for 42 years. Our one daughter, Mindy, and her husband Kyle, with our four grandchildren, all live here in Marion County. Sue and I own and have operated a sign business, Amsden Sign Advisors since 1981. My past community service includes serving on the Ocala City Council from 1989 to 2005, and serving on various boards and commissions. I currently am on the board of directors for The Salvation Army, and Marion Senior Services, and I am this years chairman for The Salvation Armys Kettle Drive. The last 3 years I have been listening to you, working for you and serving you. I have focused on fiscal responsibility, demanding accountability, applying common sense, instilling transparency and accepting responsibility. I accept ownership without excuses. I understand I work for the citizens of our community and I answer to them. Although as a community, we have been through some very disheartening, unprecedented and amazing challenges, with even more challenging days ahead of us, I truly believe much brighter days lie just beyond the horizon for the simple reason that our citizen leaders are fully engaged to transform our community and redefine our economic engine. As an Ocala City Councilman, and as a County Commissioner, I have a strong record in working with and voting for investing in job creators. The most recent have been Scorpion Performance, Sitel, AnswerTwo and numerous smaller businesses.Its my opinion that its not governments role to create jobs, but to provide an environment in which ideas and businesses thrive. Its also my belief that government should remove all barriers to job creation. I have been working closely with the newly formed Ocala Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership (C.E.P.) team supporting this private sector leadership model. I believe that the C.E.P. model will accelerate the pace of change needed to create the environment for businesses to grow and thrive. The C.E.P. was transformed by citizen leaders coming together and working together to make the necessary changes, to start with a fresh new vision and a new better way of growing our community. The C.E.P leadership model will put us in a solid state of readiness to work with potential job creators. This is the most important work we as a community will ever do. It is my belief that the County Commissions role is to have a unified voice in supporting economic development, to have in place the needed infrastructure, to provide incentives based on job creation and capital improvements, to eliminate unnecessary regulations and insure fast track permitting and inspections. I have gained extensive experience in overseeing large complicated organizations such as our county government, which includes scouring over budgets of up to and over $5 million, making sure that our government was being run effectively and efficiently. Our county budget has been reduced by $38 million over the last 3 years. I have been involved in many large capital improvement projects, starting with the concept, carrying through to completion and the ribbon cutting. I have provided leadership with peoples lives in mind. I have a clear understanding that this financial crisis that our citizens, businesses, and government face is the most pressing issue of our time. I believe that we as a community must confront these challenges head-on for the future financial health of our community. I also understand the sense of urgency to put our citizens that are unemployed or underemployed back to work now! I have focused on rebuilding our community to be the best place to live, work, raise a family, worship, and grow a business. I ask that you keep my real experience, servant leadership and real integrity on the County Commission, because I, too, am a real taxpayer. I ask for your vote Aug. 14. The best is yet ahead of us.Mike Amsden is a candidate for County Commission District 1. He is running against David Moore. Amsden: Experience, integrity pluses GUEST COLUMN If you want, less government, less spending, self reliance, and more jobs, then you and I want the same thing for Marion County government. Of course, I think we can probably all agree that these are great things to want, but wanting them and getting them can be two different things. So how do we get what we want? It all starts by electing the right leaders that have the education, successful business experience, and commitment to our community to move Marion County toward a healthy environment for success. It all starts by electing me, Francine Johannesen, Republican candidate for Marion County Commission, District 5. We are blessed to live in a great community and I believe we are at a cross roads in Marion County where we have a real opportunity to re-define value for all citizens. I believe in low taxes, so my priorities are centered around a unified economic agenda that will increase the tax base so that our taxes can remain low. I will focus on: Fiscal Responsibility and discipline to encourage accountability; Economic Development and Opportunity to create jobs, and; Effective governance and economic policies to continue to look for opportunities to stimulate employment and leverage private investment. These priorities will help create value and a greater quality of life for all generations, including the largest generation in our history, my daughters generation. We need to preserve our quality of life and grow in a balanced and diverse fashion while protecting our environment and individual property rights. It is going to take dedication, hard work, and a great deal of teamwork to accomplish these priorities. For the past 10 years, I have had the privilege of working closely with local officials and leaders to promote economic development and I have build a network of individuals, who are ready and willing to work with me to ensure we create a healthy environment for success. They are also confident in my ability to be sure our government is effective and efficient. I have been a Marion County resident since 1974. I have 25 years experience working with government, a Fortune 250 company, and multiple small businesses where I have been in leadership roles for more than a decade. My successful career path has provided me with a diverse set of skills to lead a complex organization like the county. I have managed multi-million dollar budgets, managed business and strategic plans, led large projects and large numbers of employees, worked with multi-tiered departments, and created new opportunities for a greater return on investment. I have also led and managed change in organizations as they have navigated through re-organizations and downsizings. I have the ability to analyze and make decisions while working on multiple complex projects simultaneously, as well as shift priorities and move organizations forward. I am a graduate of Lake Weir High School, College of Central Florida, and St. Leo University with a bachelors degree in Business Administration with a specialization in management and marketing. I have always had a commitment to my community as I have held various volunteer leadership positions over the years. Im currently active on the Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee and Board of Directors, where I recently received the Chairmans Award for my leadership. I am also an engaged volunteer leader with ARC Marion, MTI Building Sciences Academy, United Way, March of Dimes, Junior Achievement and many others. I balance my life with God, my husband, Chad, our daughter, Aubrey, and two very opinionated Chihuahuas. So again, I ask how do you get what you want? It all starts by electing me. I am Francine Johannesen, Republican candidate for County Commission, District 5. I am a contributor to Marion County and through my formal education and my experience; I have the courage to enable change to focus on rebuilding a world class community so we can all get what we want. I am committed to bringing strong leadership, proven experience, and decisive action to the County Commission. One of my favorite quotes is The world is run by those that show up, so please show up Aug. 14. Francine Johannesen is a candidate for County Commission District 5. She is running against Earl Arnett, Pat Gabriel and Marcel Butch Verrando. Johannesen: Business experience, skills set her apart from other candidates GUEST COLUMN Ihave 20 years experience in management and administration as a CEO (chief executive officer) owning and operating my multi-million dollar per year corporation, Porters Nurseries and Garden Centers. With annual sales between $10 and $15 million, I oversaw every aspect of the day-today operations including the accounting, payroll, hiring and firing, weekly advertising, all phases of construction and store development, negotiating and purchasing. I retired in 2004 and sold my interest in the corporation. In 2008, I was elected to the Marion County School Board and became an active member voting about all major issues a superintendent must face including the annual budget. No other candidate in the race has this experience. I promised the voters I would be fiscally responsible, stop wasteful spending and say no to any tax increases. I did just that. For four years, I have fought staffs recommendations to raise taxes and I came up with alternative plans to cut expenses without cutting programs. From the very first meeting my name was called as an elected board member, I began working for the children and citizens of Marion County. As an elected school board member, I contribute 10 percent of my annual salary back to Marion County school education. I was the only one out of the candidates to stand up against a four-day school week. I was the only board member to vote no opposing going to a four-day school week. My concerns were having kids out of school one more day a week that this would place a burden on the public and would hurt childrens education. After my strong opposition for eight months, the fiveday school week was finally reinstituted. Marion County Public Schools is a big business. We need a CEO with school board experience to turn this school district around. Wasteful habits are choking our school district and taking money from the classrooms. As superintendent, my No. 1 goal is improving our schools. Currently, Marion County is ranked 44th out of 67 Florida school districts on a recent FCATbased ranking. My goal is to be in the top 20. My plans for accomplishing that, include: Improve student, parent and employee morale. Provide an environment that welcomes parents and community participation in our schools. Implement the proven learning focus accountability models that improve student performance. Create more academic opportunities in the classroom with proven STEM programs. (science/technology/engineering/mathematics).Jackie Porter is a candidate for School Superintendent. She is running against George Tomyn and Wally Wagoner. The winner will meet Diana Greene in the November General Election. Porter: District needs a CEO to run schools Jackie Porter Francine Johannesen Chris Blair Mike Amsden See BLAIR page 7

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6 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 of this gang of elitists from Blue Cove? Hopefully, they will come to their senses in November and vote out the incumbents before the 1,733 residents have many more millions of dollars on their backs brought about by the big ideas of the present regime. The city is already an eyesore and in shambles. True leaders would be beautifying the city rather than bringing it into bankruptcy. They would allow job-creating businesses such as Lowes and Sleep Inn to build and open here instead of chasing them away.Andy Bomba Rainbow SpringsHow long will taxpayers stand for incompetency?The article by Lynne McAndrew in the Aug. 2 edition of the Riverland News is filled with obfuscation, half-truth and fiction, but I will leave the 1,733 residents (and even fewer taxpayers) of Dunnellon to calculate the per capita debt load resulting from the $20-million-plus loans incurred by their city council and city manager and determine if it is worth the cost of having their own police and fire departments, of having one of the highest water rates in the state of Florida, of having a city manager that has a (surprising number of) things in the works but little or nothing actually accomplished successfully and of having a mayor that seemingly goes out of his way to insult and alienate one of their largest neighbors and then wonders why there is little or no interest in Greenlight. I will respond only to her comments that pertain directly to me as a resident of Rainbow Springs. With regard only to Ms. McAndrews statements pertaining to the Rainbow Springs Water/Sewer system, hereinafter referred to as water system: Ms. McAndrew states as fact that the 25 percent surcharge on the Rainbow Springs water rates goes into a reserve fund to pay for any major repairs that may arise in the 25-year-old water system. What she doesnt state is that this fund can be used to pay for anything that she and the other members of the city council agree to, including the paying down of loans for Greenlight. This omission is either an expression of unawareness or an act of mendaciousness on her part. Ms. McAndrew states as fact that when purchased by the city of Dunnellon, there was no reserve. This seems unlikely, however, it is a moot point since Ms. Algiere has stated in a public meeting that $500,000 of the money borrowed to purchase the water system was designated as a reserve for the operation of the water system because, yes, the owner of the water system (city of Dunnellon) is expected to pay for necessary repairs to that system. By implying that the 25 percent surcharge is used solely for reserves, Ms. McAndrew is demonstrating either her lack of knowledge or her deceit. Ms. McAndrew states as fact that Rainbow Springs residents pay only 80 percent of what the residents of Dunnellon pay. This is blatantly untrue. When one accounts for the 20 percent discount in base water/sewer rates and the 25 percent surcharge paid only by Rainbow Springs residents, the rates are essentially identical. In addition, alluding to the 20 percent rate discount without also noting that this discount will decrease by 5 percent each year until it disappears is, at best, an expression of ignorance and, at worst, an act of disingenuousness on her part. Ms. McAndrew states as fact that the tiered water rates are a requirement of our water management district in order to conserve rates. If this were accurate, why was a tiered rate system not required by the previous owner of the water system? This appears to be another instance of Ms. McAndrews duplicity. Ms. McAndrew asks the question: Do the taxpaying citizens of the city of Dunnellon really want their city run by Rainbow Springs residents? The real question is: How much longer will the taxpaying citizens of Dunnellon allow the incompetent City Council now in place to continue running their city into bankruptcy?Robert Boattini Dunnellon Councilwomans guest column was inspirationalEveryone must have been impressed with Councilwoman Lynne McAndrews inspiring guest column in the Aug. 2 Riverland News. Ms. McAndrew was right on target in saying that Dunnellon residents dont appreciate nonresident, non-taxpayers telling us what we do and dont need. Conversely, the Dunnellon leadership did know what was needed by Rainbow Springs residents, who had grown accustomed to lavishly pumping water all over their St. Augustine lawns. Rainbow Springs needed a tiered water rate structure that would triple and quadruple their costs to induce them to let their disgusting, showy grass die. Ms. McAndrew debunked the myth that the higher water rates were designed to generate profits for the city. We now know that the Dunnellon government needed to show Rainbow Springs people how to conserve water. Conservation efforts will become even more effective in the future, as water rates rise in double-digit percentages each year until they reach their rightful levels. The citys ability to reduce ad valorum tax rates for its residents cant possibly have been caused by the revenue surge from selling water to Rainbow Springs residents at rates exceeding the costs of pumping the water. Those water-wasting Rainbow Springs people are the same ones who conducted that Occupy Dunnellon demonstration when the County Commissioners visited the city, terrorizing young children with their barbaric behavior. Why werent those rioters put in jail? Ms. McAndrew also debunked the myth that Rainbow Springs has no voice in Dunnellon government. It was noted that Rainbow Springs operatives are trying to install a puppet government, with non-taxpayers pulling the strings and tampering with the new vision that is driving the phenomenal growth of opportunity in the city. Dunnellon residents must be proud of their current city council members, mayor, and manager for their virtuous leadership in steering the affairs of the greater Dunnellon metropolitan area.Ted Apple Rainbow Springs Editors Note: It should be noted that those residents who protested at the joint city/county meeting were not terrorizing young children. The Riverland News was present and, despite a few jeers from the crowd, the protesters were well within exercising their rights. City is bullying residents of Rainbow SpringsDo taxpayers (of Dunnellon) want residents of Rainbow Springs in charge? Answer: Of course not. But, neither do the residents of Rainbow Springs want the residents of Dunnellon in charge of their lives either. According to my dictionary a myth is, a commonly-held belief that is untrue or without foundation. Im afraid that Ms. Lynne McAndrew has gotten her myths and facts reversed. She claims that Greenlight Communications Dunnellon is being subsidized/paid for by Rainbow Springs water rates and the 25 percent surcharge is a myth. The surcharge may be set aside, but the water rates paid by Rainbow Springs residents go into the coffers of the city of Dunnellon. The city can then disperse that money anywhere the city council chooses. Ms. McAndrew said, after all, the residents of Dunnellon should not be expected to pay for any major repairs. Of course they should. Thats like asking the used car company to pay for a blown transmission you knew was bad, but bought the car anyway. The city bought it as is and should pay for any necessary repairs. Ms. McAndrews second myth was the city of Dunnellon does not need its own police and fire department. Yes, they do need fire and police protection. But there may be a better, cheaper way to do it. As Ms. McAndrew mentioned the Dunnellon police are already deputized, so the county could take over police functions and use the police department as a sub-station. If the city police and fire departments functioned under the county, the cost to city residents for those services and insurance rates would not rise. The last myth she claimed was, Rainbow Springs has no voice in Dunnellon government. That could not be truer. Ms. McAndrew then sites a hypothetical as a fact now. If the residents of Rainbow Springs had a voice in Dunnellon government, we would not be having these problems. Obviously, the residents of Rainbow Springs have no representation on the Dunnellon City Council, yet are being taxed for repairs and operational expenses of a city municipal water system. The residents of Rainbow Springs are free to peacefully protest this inequity in anyway they see fit, including boycotts. We may be forced to buy health insurance by a tyrannical federal government, but the city of Dunnellon cannot force anyone to buy cable service or shop within their city limits, at least not yet. Its more accurate to say that the residents of Rainbow Springs would like nothing to do with the city of Dunnellon and the bullying Ms. McAndrew mentioned is coming from one direction Dunnellon.Jerry Liverette DunnellonCouncilwomans column makes matters worseThe letter from Councilwoman Lynne McAndrew to Dunnellon citizens was disappointing and fraught with misinformation. The residents of Rainbow Springs have no desire to be in charge of the city. They only want fairness in exchange for all the support they have given the city over many years. It is too bad that the City Council and city manager have not recognized and appreciated that support and instead, in a belligerent manner, seek to use Rainbow Springs as a revenue source for the citys mismanagement and bad investments. How can you possibly think that it is OK for a city of 1,733 residents to be $22 million in debt? Rainbow Springs residents have been the biggest supporters of Dunnellon businesses, some of our tax money is returned to the city, we support Dunnellon civic and charitable organizations, and we give volunteer time to many local activities. Im sick of hearing the empty cry that we are not tax paying citizens. Now we are being assessed a sewer and water tax without any representation. Mr. Black and others would not advocate for favorable new members of the city council if the ignorant and arrogant members of the council were inclined to listen to us and not heavyhandedly slap us with punitive charges to bolster their revenue. Now you brag about the half-mil ad valorem tax decrease for the city because, as the city manager put it, our revenue has increased. We know who that revenue is coming from. And, guess what, you still have the highest ad valorem tax rate in the region. Do you think the city residents are going to be appeased by that? Do you think that they are not just about as disgusted with the city government attitude and debt as the rest of us and the fact that the city has encumbered its share of state excise taxes as collateral for the Greenlight bonds? As for the water and sewer rates, the city rates are the highest and most punitive in the region. Add to that the citys resolution 2011-10, which indicates those rates will jump another 7 percent in October and Rainbow Springs rates, according to city resolution 2011-28, will increase 5 percent on top of that. Given that the city has done nothing to justify these rates except because we can, is it any wonder that Rainbow Springs residents are angry? Furthermore, the water management district encourages water conservation but has nothing to say about setting tiered water rates as repeatedly alleged by the city manager. Your rates have not been set for water conservation, but simply for the increased revenues, which will benefit other city water and sewer projects, including new developments. Most Rainbow Springs residents understand the principle of water conservation but they are installing wells to avoid the citys punitive charges and lucrative revenue stream. I hope Mr. Black and others can influence the next election to bring to the City Council members who will operate in the Sunshine, be sensitive to the concerns of the citys own citizens and restore the community spirit that existed here just a few years ago. Ms. McAndrew, you are definitely not helping.Burt Eno Rainbow SpringsFormer stylist thanks hometown for its heartMy family came to Dunnellon in the early 1920s. My great-grandmother ran a boarding house, my grandparents had a restaurant and my parents ran the theatre, all right here in Dunnellon. Since my parents are the best parents a kid could ever have, I guess I took for granted all the wonderful people in this town who helped shape me into the person I am today. Being the last of six children, I dare say it did take the whole community to raise us. Mr. Tom Ed, the grocery man; Ms. Frances Butler, the librarian; Mrs. Ruth Hinson, my Sunday school teacher; Mrs. Dell Hatcher, my school bus driver; and the list goes on and on. Many people in this town have impacted my life and are now gone. But I promise you, they are not forgotten. Their legacy is still right here with us. The kindness and generosity Dunnellon has recently shown me is proof. Most people that live here now were raised in small-town America and can relate to loving their neighbor. What a great place to live. Im 52 years old and Dunnellon is still shaping and molding my future. Im so proud that Dunnellon is my home town. Thank you, Dunnellon, for loving me and my family all these years.Patricia Trish Sammons Bannister Lecanto LETTERS continued from page 4 GUEST COLUMN Marion County Commissioners are responsible for a $500-plus million budget that covers public services such as fire rescue, EMS, roads, growth management, libraries and parks and recreation. Part of the budget also covers indigent health care, the local judicial system and the countys five constitutional officers: The sheriffs office, Clerk of the Court, property appraiser, supervisor of elections and the tax collector. Commissioners are elected in an all-county vote. This year, there are three commission seats on the ballot. You will vote for District 1, District 3 and District 5. I am running for District 5. Some of the challenges I see before us are: Budgeting for growth over the next five years: The population is expected to grow by 24,000 (projected by the EDC), but the tax base is not expected to grow accordingly, consequently we will need to continue the program of Doing More With Less that the County Commission adopted a few years ago. Jobs: County Commissioners dont have the ability to create jobs, but they do have the responsibility of providing the infra-structure and a low tax base in order to attract businesses to Marion County. We also need to do a better job of marketing Marion County to prospective employers. We need to partner with the Small Business Association, Workforce Connection, the college and our vocational school to identify the needs of our existing businesses, and then train, or retrain, our employees as needed. Water: We need to constantly monitor and advocate for water conservation and quality. We need to protect our farms, both horse and agriculture. We need to promote eco-tourism and agri-tourism to help bring jobs and money to Marion County while maintaining the beauty and qualities that make Marion County so special. Communication: We need to do a better job of collaborating with all the cities in Marion County, the School Board, the employers and the Chamber/EDC (CEP). We need to work together so that we are not duplicating efforts. We can help each other and save money. Why should you vote for me? And why do I want to do this? My career has been spent dealing with the public. First, selling Gabriel: Role of commissioner more than a job Pat Gabriel GUEST COLUMN My name is David Moore, and Im running to represent you on the Marion County Board of Commissioners, District 1. I am a lifelong resident of Central Florida, and it is here in Marion County that my wife, Loida, and I chose to raise our 7-yearold son, Joshua, and to take care of my elderly mother. In 1998, I received my first degree a Bachelors in Business from Saint Leo University and, later, went on to receive several masters degrees, including a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Leadership. Prior to moving to Marion County several years ago, I served on the Republican Executive Committee in neighboring Citrus County for five years. I have also been active here in the community volunteering with Junior Achievement, March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society and teaching Sunday school at Trinity Baptist Church. My education and experience make me uniquely qualified to handle the challenges that the Marion County Commission faces. I want to see a return to government that is of, by, and for We the People. I believe that my life experiences, professional expertise, abilities, skills, consistent and principled philosophy, and understanding of the issues uniquely qualify me to be an authentic representative of all the people of Marion County and position me as the best candidate for the Marion County Commission. We need new, fresh, bold, and principled leaders who have the courage and conviction to recommit and adhere to those conservative principles that made our community great. Marion County has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state of Florida; but as County Commissioner, I will work to encourage job growth here in Marion County by working to remove governmental road blocks such as heavy taxation and unnecessary regulation. It is not the government that best creates jobs it is the private sector. In addition, as a fellow taxpayer, I recognize the need for a prioritized budget that supports the services here in Marion County that help make this the best place in the world to live which includes our hospitals, fire and rescue workers, safety officers, and county staff. I ask for your vote Aug. 14. A vote for David Moore is a vote for a man committed to serving you with honesty, responsibility, accountability, and most importantly integrity. God bless. David Moore is a candidate for County Commission District 1. He is running against Mike Amsden. Moore: Integrity key to serving as commissiner David Moore S ee GABRI EL page 7

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real estate, then as vice president/branch manager, turning around two failing offices by hiring and training agents, and working within a tight budget. After moving to Ocala, I became active on various task forces, blue ribbon panels and advisory boards with the County Commission. The County Commission has accepted and implemented several recommendations from the advisory boards I chaired. I am the only candidate who has spent the past 15 years working directly with the County Commission. I bring communication skills, leadership experience and a positive attitude. Marion County is my familys home. Becoming a County Commissioner is much more than just a job. It is about serving, listening, researching and making a decision. I care about the future of Marion County and I am ready and willing to work for the betterment of Marion County.Pat Gabriel is a candidate for County Commission District 5. She is running against Earl Arnett, Francine Johannesen and Marcel Butch Verrando. search engine to look up the numbers Ive cited. The ability to identify the problem is not what makes me the most qualified candidate to be your next sheriff. Its my experience and systematic approach to recovery that sets me apart from my opponents. My campaign has not solicited one campaign contribution from any active Marion County Sheriffs Office employees. I will walk in on day one with no favorites, owing not one payback for a political favor, and I will embark on a mission to implement a zerobased budget, remove the administrative salaries that are dragging our efficiency down, and return our No. 1 priority to protecting the safety and the Constitutional Rights of all Marion County citizens. If you are looking for a fiscally conservative lawman to be your next sheriff, then Im your candidate. I have a firm grip on our budget, cost cutting ideas and a focused plan of action to redistribute the top-heavy salaries in our administration to put more deputies on the street where they can protect and serve you. On Aug. 14, Im asking you to vote for Chris Blair for Sheriff. Invest in my vision for a more safe and fiscally sound Marion County. Chris Blair is a candidate for sheriff. He is running against Dan Kuhn. The winner appears on the November General Election ballot. honey. Scary to think I could have lost all my writings. Remember, people, back your stuff up. Now when I get a new computer, I have the fun task of starting all over again such as finding favorite places and loading them in; accumulating email addresses and websites all over again. What about all my pictures? I bet theyre all gone, but I hope not. Remember, when we actually developed pictures and had them in our house? Anyway, I hope to be back in the real world again soon. In the meantime can somebody please catch me up on everything Ive missed? Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 7 FIRST AMERICAN TRUST of Central Florida, LLC provides financial services locating FDIC insured banks and other leading financial institutions offering best yields nationwide. Certain restrictions and penalty for early withdrawals may apply. Every institution must have current outstanding scores from independent rating agencies. Rates are subject to availability. To understand how funds are insured and guaranteed, depositors are informed coverage limits on all accounts offered. Call for complete details. APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED 5 Year Guaranteed $10,000 Minimum Deposit $5,000 Maximum for IRA Deposit $5,000,000 Maximum per family (subject to approval) 1805 SE 16th Ave Bldg 200 Ocala, FL 34471 671-5374 3.00 % APY ASK about RATES for shorter or longer term Regular Savings or IRA/401ks including transfers 000C8Z3 000C8KE See Great . Even Late! Evening/After work appointments available SEE AZWELL Vision Care Board-certified Optometric Physicians 352-465-0024 Private Office, Convenient Location. located next to Walmart Vision Center, Dunnellon 000C979 000C69S art, music and library programs in elementary and middle schools. A second YES vote means replacement funding to maintain our schools, money the state no longer provides. This capital improvement reserve fund would be utilized for expenses in the five-year Capital Plan for reconstruction, maintenance, and improvement of our school facilities including technology needs, and the development of an alternative school. The school system has $1 million for all repairs to 6,000,000 square feet of space in 51 schools, five bus garages, district offices, and other locations. This is simply not enough funding these facilities alone have $313 million in needs over the next five years. The capital one-half mill will: Replace money no longer state-provided. Help maintain buildings and replace 12 roofs and 7 heating/air conditioning systems. Build technology to meet on-line testing requirements and 21st century technology needs. Operate an alternative school to save our most atrisk students. To provide a better learning environment for the next generation, your voter approval is required. Each half-mill would raise an estimated $7 million annually. Each half-mill would sunset in four years. This equates to about $125 more each year per household for a $125,000 house with homestead exemption. Is our community willing to invest in our future and the future of our children? They certainly hope so. I do, too. Jim Yancey is the superintendent for Marion County Public Schools. JERSEYcontinued from page 4 YANCEYcontinued from page 4 BLAIRcontinued from page 5 Summer Concert Series scheduled SaturdayWithlacoochee 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. For more information, call Lee at 352-795-4506, visit www.warinconline. com or email warinc.directors@gmail.com.New Writers Group to meet Sept. 1The Writers Group of Central Florida (Dunnellon), a new group open to all writers, will meet at 1 p.m. the first Saturday monthly at the Dunnellon Public Library. The first meeting will be Sept. 1. There will be no meeting in November because of the General Election. For more information, email wgdunnellon@yahoo.com.Master Choir holding auditionsThe Central Florida Master Choir is hosting auditions for the group. The ability to read music, harmonize and match pitch are required along with prioritizing rehearsals and performances. For more information or to schedule an audition, call Hal McSwain at 352-237-3035 or 352-615-7677. For more information about the group, visit www.cfmaster choir.com.Post Polio support group to meet Saturday, Aug. 18The North Central Florida Post Polio Support Group will present the program What is post-polio syndrome? from 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 at the Collins Health Resource Center, 9401 State Road 200, Building 300, Suite 303, Ocala. Carolyn Raville, the support group president, will host the program. RSVP to Carolyn at 352-4891731 by Aug. 16. GABRIELcontinued from page 6 COMMUNITY NEWS

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Travis and telling him, youre never going to believe this. His friends thought it was a riot. He was a Mr. Clutch, so its not always the players themselves that you have intriguing opportunities to meet. Theres the opportunity to be able to travel around the world and meet people who are connected to golf. She even met former President George W. Bush once. The 41st president of the United States was a guest speaker at a reception for a PGA-related event and Hill was tasked with coordinating the visit with the Secret Service. Ive meet several politicians who love the game, she said. Its fun to see them wide-eyed meeting players like Tiger. Its fun to watch the interaction as well.Getting thereHill was a successful student-athlete during her time at Dunnellon High, competing in golf, softball and cheerleading. She earned a scholarship to Flagler College in St. Augustine, where she had planned to major in English. However, halfway through her sophomore year, Hill said she was having a bit of crisis of self. I wanted to do something with writing and I was sitting in American Literature class and wanted to blow my brains out, she said, jokingly. I was thinking of transferring, I was just all over the map. So Hill took a deep breath and approached one of the schools numerous counselors about her career choice. Thats when she learned of a new program Sports Management the school would begin offering in the spring of her sophomore year. Hill opted to combine her love of sports and writing. Its just funny how it worked out, she said, noting she was part of the inaugural class of graduates from the schools program. Its now a really successful program at the school. I had always been interested in putting my writing and communication skills together and I was a fan of sports. I figured that any career you got to be around sports wouldnt be too bad of a choice. Ive been around golf for 15 years. It was a happy accident. During her time in college, she worked at a golf course. Her senior year she landed a full-time internship with the LPGA offices in nearby Daytona. I treated it like a real job, she said. I put everything into it.Tigers scandalHill recalled when the Thanksgiving incident involving the sex scandal with the worlds then-No. 1 player and the PGA Tours No. 1 drawing card. Things have evolved, not the least of which has been Tigers dominance, she explained. I do remember when the scandal kind of happened, I was worried if I was going to lose my job. Everyone was worried Tiger might not play anymore, that was a doomsday prediction. She said she never anticipated she would deal with more news and tabloid outlets than just sports outlets. Thats when you had so much attention on the PGA tour, Hill said. It was a challenging time, came during a time when the economy wasnt great and sponsorships were down. It was kind of the whole mix, it was the whole tour. We did the best we could. We did our best to promote other players. I remember having to kick a reporter out of media center and take her credentials away from her because she was with one of the tabloids and she crossed the line. Hill said it turned out to a blessing for the PGA Tour. Tiger taking time off, not winning every other event, it allowed other players, such as Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Steve Stricker to really come to the forefront and show that anyone can win. It recaptured the imagination of golf fans. Before that, they couldnt remember the names of anyone else. Before it was media calling, I need an interview with Tiger Woods and wed offer someone else. Thats not necessarily the case now. We have individuals such as Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler and many others. Its allowed other guys to shine.Oh, my gosh momentsNarrowing down the biggest oh, my gosh moment was tough for Hill, who, prior to working for the PGA Tour, served in a similar position with the LPGA. It was while working there she was on hand for Sorenstams record-setting round of 59 in the second round of the Standard Register PING. She was also there in 2001 when the LPGA Hall of Famer competed in the Colonial Tournament. Sorenstam was the first female golfer to tee it up in a mens event since Babe Dickinson Zaharias did so in 1945. Being there when Annika shot the 59 and when she played in the Colonial, she explained as two of her favorite oh my gosh moments. I was kind of her PR (public relations) liaison. I got to go to Colonial and assist from a PR standpoint. The experience of the bigness of the event, there was 600 media from all over the world. I thought it was inspiring on a number of different levels. After her stint on the LPGA Tour, Hill switched gears and moved to the PGA Tour. She joined about the time it seemed when Tiger was winning every other week. The first event PGA event I worked, I was introduced to Tiger and I was like wow, thats Tiger Woods, she said. But you quickly realize theyre just people. Theyre out there to do a job, were out there to do our jobs. (The players) are super professional and respectful. Our role, my role, is to assist them between media interviews and other aspects of public relations. Not only has she seen incredible moments at many tournaments, shes seen many incredible courses throughout the world such as Turnberry, Augusta National and, most recently, Bethpage Black. Still, she said, Rivera in Los Angeles remains her favorite. Hill worked this past years Presidents Cup in Melbourne, Australia. Its one of the top stops Ive ever made, she said.Marion is still homeWhile she resides in Jacksonville, Hill continues to make regular treks to Dunnellon. Her parents, Tim and Jeannie Neal, as well as her sister, Sarah, remain here. Her parents owned and operated Lombardos Restaurant for 28 years, before recently closing the doors to the familyowned eatery where she spent many of her days of youth in the area. Looking back, this wasnt the goal. But even if you dont know what you want to do, break it into smaller pieces. I didnt want to burden my parents with the cost of college. I knew I needed to get a scholarship. I worked as hard as I could. I was a member of any club I could join, not only for a resume builder, but just to experience different things. I was class president, I was in the Key Club. Hill said she hopes to connect with Ted Potter Jr. of Ocala soon and swap stories of growing up in Marion County. I might geek out more so with him than with Tiger just because we are from the same area, she explained. Its great to see another local Marion County graduate doing great. I would invite him to Lombardos, but itll be closed. Hill encourages those seeking to make their mark in the world to work hard. Id recommend you hone your writing and communication skills, she explained. Most of my work is communicating with others. People who cannot express themselves in a compelling manner are at a serious disadvantage. You dont have to be Ernest Hemmingway to set you apart from others. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 Best of the Best four years in a row HOURS: Mon. Fri. 10am 5pm Hearing Aid Centers A NAME YOU CAN TRUST WITH OVER 1500 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE FREE HEARING AIDS FOR ALL FEDERAL WORKERS & RETIREES *No Co-Pay or Exam Fee Inside Walmart Hwy. 200 & Corner 484, Ocala 352-291-1467 000C9J0 Inside Crystal River Mall Across from K-Mart 352-795-1484 Inside Sears Paddock Mall 352-237-1665 Federal Government Insurance Code #104, #105, #111, or #112 CHECK YOUR QUALIFICATIONS CALL 352-291-1467 BC/BS LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. One More Week! BATTERIES PREMIUM ZINC BATTERIES 99 FREE HEARING TEST FREE REPAIRS (IN OFFICE ONLY) HEARING AID Fits 30 DB Loss Full Shell #ME200 $ 695 .00 One Week Only! 000C8J1 BUTLER MULTI SERVICE, LLC ( 352)465-1431 20372 E. PENNSYLVANIA AVE., DUNNELLON 34432 PARTY SUPPLIES $1 $2 $3 LIQUIDATION SALE Items under $3.00 = $1.00 Items $3-under $5.00 = $2.00 Items $5.00 & over = $3.00 Dunnellon The NEW 000C8L7 All You Can Eat Buffet (Over 20 items) Only $ 7.99 Seniors $ 6.75 Kids $ 3.99 Bring ad for FREE DRINK with buffet purchase 000C8SM Pat Gabriel the Quality You Expect Candidate for Marion County Commissioner, District 5 Pat Gabriel is a true conservative Political advertisement paid for and approved by Pat Gabriel, Republican, for Marion County Commissi oner, Dist 5. Pat Gabriel Married 45 years to Dave, who served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from AT&T Resident of Marion County 16 years Two children: Sonserved in the U.S. Marines, is now an FBI agent; Daughter received RN from CFCC; one granddaughter Attended Ohio State University and Hammel Actual Business College Business Background in Real Estate Sales/Management/Training TRUE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP Marion County is a great place to live, work, and play. We are positioning ourselves to be leaders in the state in both job creation and quality of life. I want to help our county preserve our natural resources, provide job opportunities, and maintain quality services for our citizens without losing our small town charm and warmth. WHY PAT GABRIEL IS THE MOST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE FOR MARION COUNTY COMMISSION President of the State Road 200 Coalition Chair, Marion County Parks and Recreation Advisory Council Chair, Marion County Fire/EMS Advisory Board Chair of the Marion County Emergency Medical Response Task Force Governors appointee to Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council, served on Executive Board Served on Sheriffs Advisory Committee Served on Ocala Marion County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Served as President of Southwest Ocala Rotary Club Chair of Women for Ocala Conferences Photos courtesey of PGAABOVE: Laura Hill, left, supervises an interview session with Tiger Woods at TPC Sawgrass in Jacksonville. BELOW: Hill moderates a question-and-answer session for the Presidents Cup, which was played this past fall in A ustralia. TOURcontinued from page 1

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Extended Day Services registration availableExtended Day services are available to parents and students before and after school hours in Marion County Public Schools. Pre-registration is available 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 through Aug. 10 at the Hospice of Marion County Thrift Stores in the K-Mart 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 8-hour and hands-on driver safety lesson. Below is the 2012 Teen Driver Challenge course schedule: 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-correctionsjuvenile-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. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 9 *D0150, D0274, D1110. The patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for any other service, examination, or treatment that is perfo rmed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, or reduced fee services, examination, or treatment. Cosmetic dentistry is not recognized as a specialty area by the American Dental Association or the Florida Board of Dentistry. Some restrictions may apply. 000C8TS Most Insurances Accepted Accepting: Chase Health Advance And Care C redit 5445 Commercial Way, Spring Hill CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON US 19 ATTENTION CITRUS COUNTY CALL TODAY 352-596-9900 Amir Akel, DMD www.akeldental.com We will MEET or BEAT any competitors pricing on ANY service we provide! CROWNS, FILLINGS, CLEANINGS & MORE. WHAT YOU NEED DONE NOW! 000A8NZ 000C4VL Salon & Spa 465-3200 20559 Chestnut St., Dunnellon OPEN: Wed. thru Sat. Flexible Hours Available By Appt. Bellisima by Zory 000C8U7 NEW CLIENT SPECIALS Pedi & Mani Combo only . $ 29 00 Color, Cut and Style . . . . . . $ 48 00 (Long hair extra) Regular Hair Cut . . . . . . . . . . . $ 15 00 MA57433 5185 A W. Dunnellon Rd., Dunnellon (352) 489-8040 TERMITE & PEST CONTROL STAR CANT AFFORD CANT AFFORD CANT AFFORD PEST CONTROL? PEST CONTROL? PEST CONTROL? We sell professional strength chemicals, spray bombs, & baits. Trap rental available for wild animals. We are here to service all your pest control needs. 000C8IX 000C73D CARDS AND GIFTS Best Selection of Greeting Cards in Marion County Always 50% Off S TORE 352-854-1970 F AX 352-854-6186 8449 SW SR 200, O CALA F RIENDSHIP C ENTER P OST O FFICE F AX C OPIES 20% OFF All Jim Shore Collectibles in-stock With this ad, expires 8/16/12. The Drawing ToyThis year, the popular Etch A Sketch will be 40 years old. The first Etch A Sketch toys were made July 12, 1960, but the work on them started years before that. Arthur Granjean invented the LEcran Magique in the 1950s in his garage. Granjean took the toy to the 1959 International Toy Fair in Germany. And even though the Ohio Art Company representatives saw the toy there, they werent interested in it. They did decide to take a chance on making the toy after they saw it a second time. After renaming and making the toy, the company ran TV ads for the Etch A Sketch. The Etch A Sketch became so popular, the company decided to keep making them until noon Christmas Eve 1960. But the Ohio Art Company has not stopped making the Etch A Sketch, and very little has changed in the drawing toy. The left and right knobs on the frame control the movement of the drawing line. The other side of the screen is coated with aluminum powder and plastic beads. As the knobs are moved, the screen is actually scraped, leaving the line you see. Other toys have joined the family of the Classic Etch A Sketch, including a travel version and a pocket version. If you want to learn more about these drawing toys, you may visit the Etch A Sketch Web site at www.etch-a-sketch.com/.Please note: This only applies to the site listed, not to any sites that may be linked. Web sites change constantly. At the time this article was written, this Web address worked. The site may call for software you do not have. You can still look at much of the information on the site, but you may need the software for movies. If you do need software, be sure to have your parent(s) read any software agreements before you download it.Eight-Legged Ocean CreatureNo. Its not something from a horror movie. It's an octopus, and it really does have eight legs that are lined with suckers. Check out some facts about these ocean creatures. The octopus: Uses the suckers on its arms to move on the ocean floor and to capture prey. It can have as many as 240 suction cups. Moves by jet propulsion, which means it sucks water in, then pushes it out the other end. Has a hard beak like a parrots. The beak is used to kill and tear flesh from prey. Lives alone on the sea floor in a den. Ranges in size from less than half an inch to more than 16 feet long. The biggest is the Giant Pacific Octopus, which can end up weighing almost 600 pounds. Has blue blood. Uses poison to kill prey. The poison is pretty weak in most types of octopus and cannot harm humans. However, the Blue Ringed Octopus from Australia has enough poison to paralyze and kill a human. Protects itself by changing colors to blend in with its surroundings. Sends out a cloud of purple-black ink to confuse its enemies. There are about 200 known species of the octopus around the world. The larger ones are usually found in colder water. COMMUNITY NEWS Health department offering students free back-to-school shots OCALA The Marion County Health Department will offer free backto-school immunization clinics this summer. The walk-in clinics are scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday-Friday at 1801 S.E. 32nd Avenue in Ocala. No appointment is needed, and the immunizations are free for children and young adults through age 18. Parents should bring their childs immunization records if they have them. New health requirements mean that children may need an additional polio vaccination before they can enter kindergarten. Some other vaccination requirements include: Kindergarten through the fourth grade: two doses of the varicella vaccine. Grades five to 11: one dose of the varicella vaccine. Tdap (tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis) vaccine is required for grades 7 through 10. Students entering a Florida school for the first time should have two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. For a complete list of required immunizations, visit the Florida Department of Health website at floridashealth.com/Disease_ctrl/immune/children. 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JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsSwampys cook Jeremy Forrest checks on a hamburger while manning the grill in the kitchen. The new Dunnellon restaurant recently opened its doors along the Rainbow River. For more about the newest eatery in town, see the Aug. 16 edition of the Riverland News. American Legion activities slatedAmerican Legion WallRives 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 Sept. 15.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 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.Library now offering downloadable e-booksE-book fans can add another website to their list of places to download free digital books. The Marion County Public Library System is now offering eBooks, a free program that lets library patrons check out digital books with just a few clicks. Library card holders may download digital books anytime and from anywhere by visiting overdrive.library.marioncount yfl.org. Users may browse the librarys e-book collection, check out a title with a valid library card and download it to a computer or mobile device. Titles will automatically expire at the end of seven days, so there are no late fees with eBooks. Thanks to a donation provided by our wonderful Friends of the Ocala Public Library, we are able to introduce eBooks to our library patrons, said Julie Sieg, library director. We are excited to be able to offer this program and look forward to having our customers enjoy this service. For more information about eBooks and currently available titles, call 352-671-8551. 10 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 NOTICE OF VOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONThe City of Dunnellon Planning Commission will consider Resolution No. RES# 2012-12 recommending to the City Council of the City of Dunnellon, approval or disapproval of Ordinance 2012-06 annexing the property described below and identified on the map included in this advertisement: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGCITY OF DUNNELLON PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONSIDER RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL TO THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, ORDINANCE 2012-06, ANNEXING 500.8 ACRES INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA. PLANNING COMMISSION RESOLUTION RES#2012-12 RESOLUTION RES#2012-12 A RESOLUTION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE / DISAPPROVE ANNEXING APPROXIMATELY 500.8 ACRES INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, PURSUANT TO SECTION 171.044 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES. PROVIDING FOR METES AND BOUNDS LEGAL DESCRIPTION; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION; PROVIDING FOR LAND USE DESIGNATION; PROVIDING FOR REVISION OF SECTION 3 OF THE CITY CHARTER AS TO LAND BOUNDARIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 166.031 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING FOR FILINGS WITH APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES.The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing of the above Resolution for recommendation to the City Council in regards to a request for Annexation into the corporate limits of the City of Dunnellon, pursuant to Section 166.031 of the Florida Statues. Dunnellon City Hall 20750 River Drive Dunnellon, FL 34431 Tuesday, August 21, 2012 5:30 p.m. The proposed Resolution may be inspected by the public at City Hall, between the hours of 8:00a.m.-4:00 p.m. weekdays. Interested parties are encouraged to appear at these hearings and provide comments regarding the proposed report. APPEAL: NECESSITY OF RECORD. Notice is given that if any person desires to appeal any action taken by the Planning Commission at the above hearing, a verbatim record of the proceedings may be necessary. The City Council assumes no responsibility for furnishing said record, however, the hearings will be audio recorded by the City for public use. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 352-465-8500. A portion of Sections 27 and 34, Township 16 South, Range 19 East, Marion County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the S.E. Corner of said Section 27, said point also being the N.E. Corner of said Section 34; thence S 00W along the east boundary of said section 34, 594.63 feet; thence departing said East boundary N 89W, 1474.97 feet; thence S 0027W, 3030.11 feet to the North right of way line of County Road No. 484 (80 feet wide); thence @ 89W along said right of way line 1184.38 feet; thence departing said right of way line N 00E, 3633.37 feet to the South boundary of aforementioned section 27; thence N 89W along said South boundary 2626.68 feet to a point 30.00 feet, as measured at right angles, from the West boundary of said Section 27; thence N 00E along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1758.21 feet; thence N 00E along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1458.07 feet; thence S 89E 5133.14 feet to the Westerly boundary of the Marion County Dunnellon airport; thence S45W, along said Westerly boundary 643.12 feet; thence continuing along said Westerly boundary S 44E, 853.22 feet to the East boundary of aforementioned Section 27; thence S 001W along said East boundary, 2154.67 feet to the point of beginning. 000C7FM 0809 RIV FAIR HOUSING WORKSHOP The City of Dunnellon is a fair housing advocate. The City is holding a workshop to explain the Fair Housing Ordinance for all of the protected classes (race, color, familial status, handicap, national origin, religion and sex). The public is invited to attend. The workshop is scheduled for Monday, August 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible at the City Hall located at 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, Florida. Any handicapped, visually or hearing impaired person or non-English speaking person needing special assistance at the meeting should contact the City Clerk, City of Dunnellon at (352) 465-8500 at least five days prior to the meeting and assistance will be provided. 000C98Y 0809 RIV FIRST PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The City of Dunnellon is considering applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($650,000.00). These funds must be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization, or economic development and include such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-forprofit business, purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons. In developing an application for submission to DEO, the City of Dunnellon must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, the City of Dunnellon is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons. A public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the communitys economic and community development needs will be held on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible at the City of Dunnellon City Hall located at 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, Florida. For information concerning the public hearing contact: Harold Horne, Community Development Director, City of Dunnellon, 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, Florida 34431. Telephone (352) 465-8500. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact the City Clerk at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any nonEnglish speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact the City Clerk at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact the City Clerk at least five calendar days prior to the meeting. A Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity/Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction. 000C98V 000C8TU Cleanmaster CLEANMASTER CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Servicing All Of Citrus & Marion County For 25 Years 489-4844 OWNER DOES THE WORK We Also Have Outdoor Pressure Cleaning Available. Call for pricing. 3 Room Minimum 25 Years Carpet Cleaning One Chair Cleaned FREE Sofa & Love Seat $ 65 Dryer & Vent Cleaning Special $ 50 S UMMER S PECIALS $ 15 Per Room 2012-07 RIV 000C7FL NOTICE OF COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT The City of Dunnellon Planning Commission will consider Resolution No. RES# 2012-13 recommending to the City Council of the City of Dunnellon, approval or disapproval of Ordinance 2012-07, amending the comprehensive plan to update the Future Land Use Map for the City of Dunnellon for the property legally described below and identified on the Future Land Use Map included in this advertisement: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF DUNNELLON PLANNING COMMISSION TO CONSIDER RECOMMENDING APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL TO THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, ORDINANCE 2012-07, AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO UPDATE THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE CITY OF DUNNELLON PLANNING COMMISSION RESOLUTION RES#2012-13 RESOLUTION RES#2012-13 A RESOLUTION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL APPROVE DISAPPROVE ORDINANCE 2012-07, AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO UPDATE THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP FOR THE CITY OF DUNNELLON TO INCLUDE WITHIN THE CITY OF DUNNELLON THE PROPERTY LEGALLY DESCRIBED ON THE MARION COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ROLLS AS PARCEL NUMBER 34808-000-00, 500.8 ACRES AS FUTURE LAND USE CATEGORY REMAINING RURAL. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing of the above Resolution for recommendation to the City Council in regards to amending the comprehensive plan to update the Future Land Use Map for the City of Dunnellon. Dunnellon City Hall 20750 River Drive Dunnellon, FL 34431 Tuesday, August 21, 2012 5:30 p.m. The proposed Resolution may be inspected by the public at City Hall, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. weekdays. Interested parties are encouraged to appear at these hearings and provide comments regarding the proposed report. APPEAL: NECESSITY OF RECORD. Notice is given that if any person desires to appeal any action taken by the Planning Commission at the above hearing, a verbatim record of the proceedings may be necessary. The City Council assumes no responsibility for furnishing said record, however, the hearings will be audio recorded by the City for public use. If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 352-465-8500. LEGAL DESCRIPTION A portion of Sections 27 and 34, Township 16 South, Range 19 East, Marion County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the S.E. Corner of said Section 27, said point also being the N.E. Corner of said Section 34; thence S 00W, along the east boundary of said section 34, 594.63 feet; thence departing said East boundary N 89W, 1474.97 feet; thence S 00W, 3030.11 feet to the North right of way line of County Road No. 484 (80 feet wide); thence N 89W, along said right of way line, 1184.38 feet; thence departing said right of way line N 00E, 3633.37 feet to the South boundary of aforementioned section 27; thence N 8954W, along said South boundary, 2626.68 feet to a point 30.00 feet, as measured at right angles, from the West boundary of said Section 27; thence N 00E, along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1758.21 feet; thence N 00E, along a line parallel with said West boundary, 1458.07 feet; thence S 89E, 5133.14 feet to the Westerly boundary of the Marion County Dunnellon Airport; thence S45W, along said Westerly boundary 643.12 feet; thence continue along said Westerly boundary S 44E, 853.22 feet to the East boundary of aforementioned Section 27; thence S 001W, along said East boundary, 2154.67 feet to the point of beginning. 352-622-3937 museumeyecare@live.com Dr. James A. Muse Board Certified Board Certified Optometric Physician Optometric Physician Our commitment to personalized eyecare... Your eyes are our masterpiece. No Technicians, No Opticians, Just You and the Doctor Heath Brook Commons (next to Publix) 5400 SW College Rd/Highway 200, Suite 106, Ocala, FL 34474 Eyecare hours are: M T TH F 8:30 -5:00; W 1:00-6:00 Select Sat. are available Medicare, United Health Care, BC/BS Providers 000C71J COMMUNITY NEWS CERT training starting Sept. 13 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 eight-session 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 352-812-0853. Special to the Riverland News Swampys now serving up food

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Patricia Pat Hopkins, 87Patricia Winifred Richards Hopkins, Pat to her friends, age 87, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mrs. Hopkins was born in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and was an only child. She proudly served nearly four years in the Canadian Womens Army Corps during World War II, joining at one month seventeen in 1942 and leaving the service as a Platoon Sergeant. Married in 1946 to career U.S. Army Master Sgt. Craig S. Hopkins, she lived in many parts of the United States and Germany, to include Seattle, Washington, Killeen, Texas, Butte and Missoula, Montana, DeRidder, Louisiana, and Miami, Florida. Moving to Dunnellon in 1978 was their 39th move as a family. She was a devoted, loving mother and raised three sons and a daughter who were born in Washington, Germany and Montana. The family often enjoyed primitive camping during the 1960s. One 50,000-mile journey took the family on a camping trip overseas through 27 different countries. She wrote a book about the familys travels and had excerpts from it published in the United States and Germany. Mrs. Hopkins went to night school to complete her high school education and then received an Associate in Arts degree from Miami-Dade Community College in 1975. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Lambda Pi Fraternity. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary for the Dunnellon Volunteer Fire Dept. and also an original board member of the Dunnellon Daycare Center. Mrs. Hopkins retired as a Pharmacy Technician from Eckerds Drug Store in Dunnellon after 14 years of service. Mrs. Hopkins was preceded in death by her husband on July 17, 1988. Mrs. Hopkins is survived by three sons of Miami and Dunnellon, Florida; Richard, Brian, David, their wives Nancy and Sue, and a daughter Patricia Powell of Dunnellon. She is dearly missed by seven grandchildren; Michelle, Stacey, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Alyson, Anthony, and Nicholas. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren; Samantha, Rory, Paige, Aidyn, Kailyn and Anthony. A Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 4, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon, with Visitation beforehand at 3:30 p.m. Interment will follow on Monday at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Condolences may be left at www. robertsofdunnellon.com.Michael Mike Buchko, 80Michael Judson Mike Buchko, Age 80, of Dunnellon, FL ascended from his earthly journey into everlasting life on August 3, 2012 at his home. Mike was born October 30, 1931 in Uniontown, PA, the son of the late Agnes and Mike Buchko. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter Terri Lynn, his daughter-in-law Robin Buchko and brother-in-laws Bob Vilseck and Tom Myers. Mike served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Navy. He retired early in 1986 from US Steel as Head Cost Analyst in the Frick Mining District as well as serving as Assistant Treasurer with the Frick District Federal Credit Union. He moved to Kill Devil Hills, NC and continued working as the Office Manager for HutchinsAllen CPA Firm in Nags Head North Carolina. He retired and continued his journey to Rainbow Springs, Florida in 2001. Mike was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler Fan, loved everything Baseball, Golf and Florida Gator Football. He also loved to sing and belonged to his Church Choir as well as Singing Barbershop in North Carolina. He was the proprietor of Mikes Hunky Heaven in Uniontown, PA where everybody had a great time! Mike leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of 55 years, Connie Connor Buchko, daughter Lisa Buchko (William Descalzi), Dunnellon, FL, son Jeff Buchko, Columbia, SC two grandsons Judson Buchko and Bradley Buchko, Columbia, SC, 7 sisters who affectionately called him Junie, Ioan Jansen (Bill), Baltimore, MD, Carol Vilseck-Hughes (Don), Pittsburgh, PA, Janet Myers, Dolores Buchko, Barbara Buchko, Patty Buchko, Ida Morganosky, Uniontown, PA, sister-inlaws Pat Kothmann (Ed), Pittsburgh, PA, Mary Jo Connor, WV and many nieces and nephews. A Mass celebrating Mikes life will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 2 pm at St. John the Baptist Church, Highway 41, Dunnellon, FL with Fr. Joseph Pinchock officiating. A Reception will immediately follow at the Church Hall. A private family interment service at Mount Saint Macrina in Uniontown, PA will be held at a later date. Mike loved all of his poodles throughout the years. He will be reunited with his beloved Rocky at the Rainbow Bridge. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that memorials be made in his memory to The Humane Society of Marion County Florida, www.humanesocietvofmarioncounty.com or PO Box1542, Ocala, FI34478.Dan Ellis, 88Dan C. Ellis, 88, passed away July 30, 2012, at Ocala, Fla., and was buried Aug, 3, 2012, at Hickory Springs Cemetery. He was born in Jacksonville, FL, and worked as a welder. Dan is survived by his daughter, Annette (Gary) Stutzman; grand-daughter Nichole (Adam) Parker; and great-grandson Wiley, all from Dunnellon, FL. Condolences may be left at www.RobertsofDunnellon.com. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 A11 000C4NQ WANT MORE CUSTOMERS? CALL PETE (352) 212-2851 FOR SPECIAL ADVERTISING DEALS TODAY! ADVERTISE. 000C75Z NOVIA WEST 6785 West Hwy. 40, Ocala, FL 622-1200 Your Lawnmower Headquarters Savings now available to AQHA & Thoroughbred Breeders Association members. Exclusive campaign with Grasshopper. Bad Boy Mowers starting at $2999 Bad Dawg Utility Vehicles and Golf Carts ON SALE! A LL M AJOR B RANDS 2 & 4 C YCLE R EPAIRED DUNNELLON PODIATRY CENTER, P.A Medical and Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Bunions Hammertoes Fractures Infections Heel Pain Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Procedures Diagnostic Ultrasound and X-ray on Premises Stacy Lynn Witfill D.P.M. Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery 11786 Cedar Street (CR 40) (Next to the Womens Club) 489-6621 Most Insurance Accepted 000C8IH Podiatric Physician & Surgeon 000C6SW ROBERT GOOCHER COURAGE TO STAND UP FOR WORKING FOLKS Paid Electioneering Communication paid for by Putting Florida First, Inc. P.O. Box 652, Tallahassee, FL 32302. A Working Man Who Can Make A Difference Robert knows what its like to put in an honest days work in fact, its all hes ever known. Hes one of us, and hell never stop fighting for us. Not A Career Politician We need someone who is more interested in making Florida better than in scoring political points. Robert is a mechanic, not a politician, who will focus on getting Florida on the road to success. Standing Up For What Is Right We need someone in Tallahassee who will do whats right, even when its not easy. Robert will make the tough decisions, because thats what being a leader is all about. Robert Goocher has the courage to take on corrupt politicians and stand up for everyday Floridians. Hes the leader we need in Tallahassee. OBITUARIES Patricia Pat Hopkins

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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.Church to host meeting about amendments The Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists will host an informational forum at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, explaining the 11 proposed amendments on the November ballot. Judy Johnson, an Ocala attorney, from the League of Women Voters, will make a non-religious, non-partisan presentation to the Fellowship in Citrus Springs. The public is welcome. Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists is at 7633 N. U.S. 41, just northwest of the Holder light. For more information, call 465-4225 or visit naturecoastuu.org.Womens monthly bible study slatedNew Women's Cross Denominational Bible study called One Women's Prayer meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday monthly at the Dunnellon Women's Club Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. Doors open at 6:30. For more information check us out in Facebook at One Women's Prayer. It is funny where you pick up an idea. I know I was not born with a truck full of ideas like some people. Take, for example, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. She has more ideas than you can shake a stick at, and believe me; I have shaken many a stick at her, behind her back, of course. I have to scrap around for an idea and then when I do find one I am so exhausted from the search that I am not sure what to do with it. Then an idea comes looking for me. That is a strange phenomenon. I was watching the news with my wife when we heard the lead story of the day about the Chick-fil-A appreciation day. Im not sure I know all the political ins and outs of that sort of thing. Everything seems to have some kind of political overtone to it these days. What was once a matter of morality has become a matter of policy. Politics have invaded every aspect of our life, and I am so looking forward to heaven where, someone told me and I cannot reveal the source, but the word is out, there are no politics in heaven. Whenever you have an opportunity to go out and buy some chicken, I say take it. It was not hard to convince my better half to go out for supper. We do not do it too much anymore. What with the traffic and the finances, it hardly seems worthwhile. That is why I always brag on my wifes cooking. Oh, boy, I will say after a meal, you cant get anything this good at some restaurant. She smiles, but I suspect she knows what I am saying. Well, we did try to go to Chick-fil-A but we could not get within 17 blocks of it. It seems everybody and their third cousin was out getting chicken for supper. Oh well, you cannot participate in everything, but at least we tried. As we circled the12 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 To Advertise in the Church DirectoryCall 489-2731For More Information 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 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 000C61L 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 GATHERINGSA DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHESFor where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20711180 0809 RIV THE CITY OF DUNNELLON CITY COUNCIL will hold a Quasi Judicial Public Hearing on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 20750 River Dr., Dunnellon, FL 34431 to consider the adoption of: ZONING CHANGE #REZ2012-04 INCLUDING VARIANCES DESCRIBED HEREIN ORDINANCE #ORD2012-09 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA; AMENDING THE ZONING OF THE DUNNELLON CODE OF ORDINANCES BY SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SECTION 6.3 ENTITLED, ZONING DISTRICT MAPS, TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS SEC 35 TWP 16 RGE 18 PLAT BOOK F PAGE 027 RAINBOW RIVER ACRES BLK G LOTS 4.5.6, DUNNELLON, FLORIDA, FROM R3A, RESIDENTIAL MEDIUM DENSITY TO NBR, NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS RESIDENTIAL, WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The owners of real property described on the Marion County Tax Roles under Parcel #3381-007-004, as lots 4, 5, and 6, Block G of Rainbow River Acres Subdivision, Plat Book F, Page 027, Section 35, TWP 16, RGE 18, East Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, Florida, have requested a change of zoning to .72 acres from R3A Residential Medium Density to NBR Neighborhood Business Residential for said properties. The purposes of the request is to allow a mixed use of commercial and residential uses compatible with the Future Land Use designation (Traditional Neighborhood Development) that is applicable to said properties. The City of Dunnellon Planning Commission has recommended approval, with the following variances to the Dunnellon City Code, consistent with Dunnellons Land Development Code and its Comprehensive Plan. 1) A variance from Section 9.4-2(b) to allow a single 9,000 square foot building in lieu of three (3) separate 3,000 square foot buildings. 2) A variance from Section 9.4-2(e) to allow parking within the front yard setback. 3) A variance from section 9.4-2(h) to allow a rear set back of seven (7) feet from the south property line. COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL FREE OF CHARGE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 4:00 P.M. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING AND PROVIDE COMMENT. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, ANY PERSON REQUIRING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION AT THIS HEARING BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK AT (352) 465-8500 AT LEAST THREE CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF A PERSON DESIRES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE ABOVE MEETING OR HEARING, HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDING, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE HE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE CITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE OF RECORDING EQUIPMENT. 000C64V OUT TO PASTOR Women from Cross at the River hosting Bible study Special to the Riverland NewsThe women of Cross at the River Cowboy Church will host a Womens Bible Study at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays monthly at the Anthony residence in Circle M Ranch's. The women will meet again Aug. 15. The public is welcome. For more information, call 760-803-3963 or 352-445-5171. Members of the church present at the inaugural Womens Bible Study, from left, are: Holly Clark, Laurie Terrazona, youth minister, Debra Anthony, Linda Rutherford, Marilyn Gruber and Valerie Spencer. Sundays should be local church appreciation day Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 13 CHURCH NEWS

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block for the 19th time, the idea came to me. If we can have a Chick-fil-A appreciation day because the head of the company said he believed in some traditional values, then why cant I? I believe in everything traditional. I am the most traditional person you will ever meet. Before there was a me, there was not much that was traditional. I go back so far I can remember when dirt was clean. I want the whole world to know that I believe in tradition and I am not just fiddling on the roof. I know it is old fashion but I believe in the Bible. If it is in the Bible, I believe it, although I must confess I do not understand everything in the Bible. But then, nobody understands everything in their world. The smartest person knows he does not know everything. I built my life upon the values stressed in the Bible and I take it as the Word of God. I believe in singing hymns in church. Most people in America have never heard a hymn let alone singing one in a congregational setting. If you would go to the average person on the street corner and ask what their favorite hymn was, they would not know what you are talking about. I know tradition is oldfashioned, but I still embrace it. If it is traditional, I probably believe it. Some people believe that if it is new, it is okay and if it is old, throw it away. Experience teaches us that it is the exact opposite. Take medicine for example. Sure, many people have benefited from modern advancements in medicine. I am appreciative of every advancement. But then, if medicine has made such inroads into our culture why are more and more people sick? Why are the hospitals full and overflowing? Why are there not enough doctors to take care of all of the sick? I am thankful for what medicine has done, but for every cure it achieves, three more diseases pop up sticking out their tongue. Yes, I believe in tradition. Most people are traditional in many areas of their life. Do you realize that it was traditional for your great, great, great grandfather to drink water? It was traditional for your great, great, great grandfather to go to sleep at night... To get up in the morning... And the list goes on and on. Those things, which are traditional, are those things that have endured the wearing element of time. In light of all of this traditional head-wagging, I want to propose another appreciation day. This coming Sunday I declare it to be Local Church Appreciation Day. Everybody who believes in traditional values will show up at the church of their choice and make their vote count. I know it will be a shock and we run the danger that many church ceilings will cave in, but I think it is worth the risk. Of course, there is the possibility that when many pastors see their sanctuary filled with people they will pass out in sheer shock. In the meantime, I am going to stick to what the Bible says here regardless of what happens. In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward (1 Thessalonians 5:18 KJV). Every Sunday should be local Church Appreciation Day.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 866552-2543 or email james snyder2@att.net. His website is www.jamessnyder ministries.com. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 13 JOINT PAIN? 000C7DK 2155 W. Mustang Blvd. Beverly Hills, F L 34465 746-5707 2236 Hwy. 44 West Inverness, F L 34453 344-Bone ( 2663 ) 520 SE 8th Ave. Crystal River, F L 34429 564-Bone ( 2663 ) Medicare & Most Insurance Accepted New Patients Welcome! Serving Citrus County Over 3 Decades Combined Walter I. Choung, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon Kenneth M. Lemos, PA-C Physician Assistant Jeremiah A. Hubbard, DO Orthopaedic Surgeon Shoulders Shoulder pain is a common complaint with many common causes. Its important to make an accurate diagnosis for a desired outcome. Knees Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury, overuse or by an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Hips Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement. Minimizing the time from replacement to recovery. Minimally Invasive Surgery 000C8P9 Political advertisement paid for and approved by Wally Wagoner, Republican, for Marion County School Superintendent. CHURCH NEWS Congregation Beth Israel welcomes new RabbiCongregation Beth Israel of Ocala invites the community to meet and greet its new spiritual leader, Rabbi Karen Allen, at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Collins Center, 9401 State Road 200, Suite 303, Building 300 in Ocala. Rabbi Allen will conduct Shabbat evening services with her blend of music, congregational participation and discussion. She brings to this Reconstructionist congregation a wealth of experience in the world of music, drama and Jewish learning. There will be an Oneg after the service and prospective members are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Judi at 352-237-8277, email bethisraelocala@embarqmail.com or visit bethisraelocala.org.Church of the Advent to host annual saleThe Church of the Advent will host its annual Trash to Treasure on Saturday, Sept. 29. This is an outdoor event. Spaces rent for $ 15 each. The church is at 11251 County Road 484, just in front of the new Fire Station. For registration and information, call Al Sickle at 352-2085664 or Maryanne Brennan at 352-347-2428.New AA group to meet at churchLight in Dark Places, a new Alcohols Anonymous (AA) group, will meet at noon Mondays at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon at 20831 Powell Road. The public is welcome. For more information, call Francis Endryck at 352-476-2819 or email fendryck@tampabay.rr.com. PASTOR continued from page 12

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smoking the bees to get their honey, making the products and more goes into owning honey bees. Mike Mills started the honey bee business when he was younger, as his father owned honey bees. I thought it was really fascinating, Mike said. But, I never thought Id be doing it now. Mike works in the pest control program for the Marion County School District. After seeing several incidents with swarms of honey bees, Mike decided enough was enough. It is really hard to find a local honeybee keeper, and it gets tiring trying to find one, so I thought Hey, I can do this, Mike explained. After reading several books, and watching and talking to several bee keepers, Mike decided it was time to start into the honeybee business. The Mills move their honeybees throughout the year depending on the season. In March, when the orange blossoms are blooming in Weirsdale, the Mills honeybees are pollinating the plants. From the end of May to the beginning of June, they move the honeybees over by Gulf Hammock to pollinate the Palmetto Gal berry honey. Then, they move the bees to Yankeetown to pollinate some cabbage palm in late June. Finally, they move the bees in September for some Brazilian pepper honey. Currently, the Mills are looking for a new spot for the bees considering that last years location shut down. The bees also pollinate the blueberries and pumpkins here in Dunnellon. The Mills are paid to move their honey bees to these locations to pollinate the plants. The family is just finishing up bottling the honey from orange blossoms and has now moved the hives to the next location. Since there are no crops to pollinate on his property, Mills places jars of sugar syrup for the artificial nextar, so the bees in these hives do not starve. The type of hive he uses is called a Langstroth hive, which was patented in 1852 and is the standard hive used in many parts of the world. BeeBlessed Honey makes several products including candles, which are crafted from some molds while others from the foundation materials they use in hives, Christmas ornaments, items for baby showers, weddings and, of course, bottles of honey. They also sell wholesale, which companies purchase in 55-gallon drums. This year, they have sold between eight and nine drums. In order to get the honey from the hive, they have to smoke the hive, which causes the bees to become drowsy, allowing them to grab the honey. Most of the time Mike does not get stung. When their fairly gentle bees start to get aggressive, they re-queen the colony so the offspring are not as aggressive. You have to be careful on what day you grab the bees, also, Mike said, explaining, on a cloudy, rainy day they are more aggressive. The family uses a large Crockpot to melt the wax they get from processing honey from their beehives. The three-pound jars of honey receive a BeeBlessed logo sticker on the front and the cottage food operation label on the back. The Florida Department of Agriculture website refers to the House Bill 7209 allowing individuals to manufacture, sell and store certain types of cottage food products in an unlicensed home kitchen. Honey falls into the category of approved foods, meaning as long as the honey is labeled as such, it does not need to be packaged in an inspected commercial kitchen. Mike and Michelle also go to local schools on career day to discuss their small second job. We love what we do, it is interesting and is nice to know that we are keeping some crops alive, Mike said. 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. NarAnon 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.NARANON FL.org.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, email 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 or at www.caringpeople.org. 'Forget-Me-Not' open to publicThe First United Methodist Church is opening its Forget-MeNot Program to the community. This is a program provided by the church to offer four hours of respite care for caregivers of early dementia and Alzheimer's patients. The program is also including seniors who just need to get out of the house for a few hours and socialize with other seniors. This program is free and meets from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the church Friendship Hall. Trained volunteers provide activities and refreshments. For more information, call Grace Burks at 4892580 or Joey Weisbaum at 489-6963.Reformers Unanimous meetings slatedReformers 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. 14 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 NEW LOCATION 11352 N. Williams St., (Hwy 41), Suite 302, Rainbow Square Plaza Dunnellon (Next to Sweetbay) vernonmartinsalon.com Call 465-2210 or walk-in Ask About Our Permanent Make Up & Body Wrap Services Fully Licensed & Experienced See Results Today 000C8FY Treat Treat Yourself... Yourself... Call Today Call Today Salon & Day Spa A SK A BOUT O UR NEW B ODY W RAP & P ERMANENT M AKEUP S ERVICES Hair Color Touchups $39 Mani-Pedi Sale . . . . $29 ( selected tech only ) Shellac Nails . . . . . . $20 Mens Clipper Cuts . $10 Womens Style Cuts $16 Perms . . . . . . $35 & up Glycolic Facial Peel (Rejuvinates Mature Skin) Salicylic Facial Peel (For Acne) Facials (Standard Or European, Call For Details) Waxing Services (Full Body) Salon Color Sale! 50% of reg. price $ 40 Now August Specia l $ 20 Root color only. Selected stylists only, haircut, style or set not included. Mention this ad for Special Expires Sept 1, 2012 000C8IP Go-For-Donuts Mon.-Fri. 4am-2pm Sat. 4am-1pm (No lunch served on Saturday) 20372 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 (352) 465-2551 Eat-In/Take Out or Call Ahead $1 00 OFF One Dozen Donuts Limit one offer per customer. With this coupon. Expires 9/10/12 ONE FREE DONUT WITH ANY DRINK PURCHASE Limit two offers per customer. With this coupon. Expires 9/10/12 Also Breakfast & Lunch Sandwiches 000C9BT 000C8ID 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 SUPPORT GROUPS JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsMalaina and her brother, Matthew, an eighth-grader, fill honey straws at the kitchen table. Matthew fills the straws and Malaina crimps the ends closed with a flatiron. The entire family usually keeps busy with tasks related to the business at night, after younger brother Micah, who is almost 3, is in bed. Mom Michele says there is just too much going on that Micah could get into. SWEET continued from page 1

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Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 A15 Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsThe three-pound jars of honey get the Bee Blessed logo sticker on the front, and the cottage food operation label on the back. The Florida Department of Agriculture website refers to House Bill 7209 allowing individuals to manufacture, sell and store certain types of cottage food products in an unlicensed home kitchen. Honey falls into the category of approved foods. This means that as long as the honey is labeled as such, it does not need to be packaged in an inspected commercial kitchen. ABOVE: Mike Mills gets the smoker ready to use on the bees out in the hive The smoke subdues the bees, and there is less of a chance they will sting. Behind Mills are beehives that he will work on when there is time. BELOW: These jars contain hone ycomb that the bees built inside the jars. Archeologists have determined that beekeeping has been a part of many cultures for thousands of years, as people discovered that bees would colonize artifical hives. Advances towards a movable comb hive did not take place until the 18th century. ABOVE: Bee larvae, which looks like fat little gr ay worms, is present in the honeycomb of this frame of the beehive. Other younger larvae are developing in the darker honeycombs. RIGHT: In her kitchen in Morriston, Michele M ills pours liquid beeswax into a flexible mold to make tealight candles. The family uses a large crockpot to melt the wax they get from processing honey from their beehives. BELOW: A shelf in the kitchen hold samples of sev eral beeswax candles made by the Mills family. Some are crafted from molds; others from the foundation materials they use in the hives.

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For the second straight year, Ron and Lynne McAndrew are making sure two foreign teens are getting an American experience. The McAndrews, longtime residents of Dunnellon, are hosting two 15-year-old girls, Lauranne Arnaunt of France and Lai Man Yong from Hong Kong, at their home for the next couple of weeks. Ron lived in France for 11 years and has a son and grandsons who also live there. He can speak French fluently even though they are not allowed to speak in the girls native language. The girls arrived July 28 and are scheduled to leave Aug. 14. Forgetting about the Dunnellon program this year, the McAndrews signed on with the exchange program in Ocala. Having done it a year ago, they had experience in their pocket after last year, which made them anxious for this years program. We loved it last year, it was really enjoyable to not only teach these kids but you learn also, Lynne said. It is nice to see them walk off the bus with huge smiles on their face. For Man Yong, it wasnt her first time in America; however, for Arnaunt it was her first experience for flying and the American experience. The McAndrews took the girls to the Ocala Mall, for one of their first American experiences for the year. I was very excited to come to America, Arnaunt said. Everything is so different here, and I love it. Both girls go to the College Road Baptist Church from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday to attend their EF (Education First) program. The students learn things from language, culture, to large Americans cities and animals. After school, the students then get on the bus and do something interesting while learning American cultures in the process. Arnaunt exclaimed that the Rainbow River has a lot of algae while French rivers have none. It is surprising how much English they really know, Lynne said. Last year, the child we had could barely speak English, its nice to say something and they actually know what you are saying. Arnaunt and Man Young have already gone to the Butterfly Garden and mall in Gainesville, been to the movies and tubing on the Rainbow River. This past weekend the girls traveled to Disney World, Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. It was pretty boring at Disney, said Man Yong. We have one in Hong Kong so Ive been before. However, Universal was really fun especially the Harry Potter part, I got a backpack from there. With more fun to come, the McAndrews plan on taking them to Daytona for the weekend and also plan on taking them on the pontoon boat for a barbeque. This is a very good host family, both teenagers said. We are very lucky to have a family like them. As for doing the program again, Man Yong decided she is going to wait until she graduates University and then come back for a visit. On the other hand, Arnaunt decided she will most likely do the program again next year if her parents decide to allow it. We love doing this program and plan on doing it for many more years, Lynne said.16 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 000C96L 000BE08 Puzzle answers on Page 3State park in need of volunteers Rainbow Springs State Park is currently seeking volunteers interested in a high-paced volunteer position that will assist Visitors and the Park. If you think you would like to start training to become a Volunteer Toll Booth Attendant, or other various positions, contact Nicky Aiken at Nicky.Aiken@dep.state.f l.us or call 465-8539. This job requires volunteers to work on a schedule that can be flexible, take toll collections, run a register, assist with phone calls and reservations, listen and respond to radio communications, answer basic Visitor questions, and have a positive attitude. Toll Booth Attendant Volunteers are asked to volunteer a minimum of four hours and must be in uniform. The Toll Booth is open from 8 a.m. to sunset daily. The Concession Stand at Rainbow Springs State Park, run by the Friends of Rainbow Springs and volunteers, is in need of volunteers, especially on weekends. The hours of operation are currently from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interested Volunteers would receive training and work twoor four-hour shifts. Volunteers will need to fill out a Volunteer Applications. If interested contact Joe at 522-0396 and make sure to leave your name and number. Special to the Riverland News American experience AMANDA BARNEY/For the Riverland NewsRon, left, and Lynne McAndrew, right, are hosting 15-year-old Lai Man Yong and Lauranne Arnaunt through Aug 14. The two teenagers are part of a summer foreign exchange student progrma. McAndrews open home to foreign exchange students AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News

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Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 17 FAMILY FEATURES One of the easiest ways to make better-for-you recipes is to swap out some ingredients. In these recipes, mayo, high-calorie dressings and heavy sauces get swapped out for creamy guacamole or flavorful fat-free salsas. Swaps like these make it easy to enjoy your favorite recipes even when youre cutting back on fat and calories. All-natural and preservative-free Wholly Guacamole brings a whole new dimension of tastiness to Asian Chicken Salad and Grilled Chicken Fettuccini and it cuts down on the bad fats typically found in these dishes. The Salsa Salmon recipe gets a healthful zip of flavor from Wholly Salsa and you can make it as spicy as you like. Here are some other super swaps you can do to make a big difference in how you eat:Breakfast: Instead of high-fat cheese, add a dollop of guacamole to eggs.Lunch: Skip the mayo and add guac to your ham or turkey sandwich.Snack: Dip carrots or other veggies in salsa to keep you going until dinner.Dinner: Lose the high-fat dressing and sauces and try spicy guac on burgers, chicken, fish and, of course, tacos. Find more recipes to help you make the swap at www.eatwholly.com. Grilled Chicken FettucciniYield: 4 servings 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon ground cumin 3 chicken breasts 1/2 pound fettuccini, uncooked 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded, julienned 1/3 cup green onion 1 lemon, juiced 1 cup Roma tomatoes, seeded, cored and diced 3/4 cup Wholly Guacamole Mix 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper and cumin together. Toss over chicken to coat. Grill chicken for 2 minutes, then turn 45 degrees and cook for another 2 min utes. Flip chicken over and repeat. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, then slice the partially cooked chicken into strips. Start boiling water for fettuccini. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt if desired. Follow direc tions on packaging for cooking time. Drain and set aside. Add canola oil to large pan over medium-high heat. Saut pepper strips. Add chicken and cook for at least 4 minutes. Add green onion, lemon juice, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and diced tomatoes. After 1 minute, remove pan from heat and fold in guacamole mix and cooked fettuccini. Suggested garnishes: crumbled queso fresco or cojita cheese.Smallchanges makeabig difference EnjoyGuac AnyTime YouWantIts not always possible to make fresh guacamole, because ripe avocados arent always available. Pre-made guacamole is a great alternative, and you can freeze it for later. But not all guacs are created equal. Make sure the first ingredient is avocado. Wholly Guacamole, for example, is 90 percent avocado with all natural spices. To thaw frozen guac, move it from freezer to fridge for 24 hours, or place unopened package in a bowl of cold water. WhatsSoGreat AboutAvocados?About 75 percent of an avocados calories come from monounsaturated fat (the good kind of fat). Here are some other things you might not know. Avocados:Contain 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.Are rich in vitamins B, E and K. Are high in fiber compared to other fruits including 25 percent soluble fiber. Are naturally sodium and cholesterol free.Salsa SalmonYield: 4 servings 4 salmon steaks (thawed if frozen, but fresh are best) Salt and pepper to taste 8 ounces Wholly Salsa 2 ounces black olives 5 ounces mozzarella cheese (its better to use a ball of mozzarella cut into chunks) Chopped parsley Preheat the oven to 375F. Season salmon with salt and pepper and arrange in an oven-proof dish. Divide salsa evenly, spoon over salmon steaks and scatter olives on top. Top evenly with cheese. Cook for approximately 20 minutes (or recommended cooking time on salmon package). Sprinkle with parsley to serve.Asian Chicken SaladYield: 3 servings Juice from half a lime 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped 4 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 2/3 cup Wholly Guacamole 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 5-ounce package spring salad mix 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1/4 cup tomato, diced 1/2 of a 15-ounce can mandarin oranges, drained 2 tablespoons cilantro, rough chopped 3 grilled chicken breasts Crispy chow mein noodles, for garnish Add lime juice, 1/3 cup chopped cilantro, sesame oil, guacamole, rice wine vinegar, salt, water and soy sauce to blender. Blend until uniform. Place dressing in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let flavors meld. Toss salad mix, onion, tomato, oranges, dressing and 2 table spoons rough-chopped cilantro in a bowl. Divide salad between 3 p lates and to p with sliced

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RIVERLANDSPORTS 18 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 SPORTS BRIEFS 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. 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. 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.Annual memorial bicycle ride slatedThe 2012 Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride will be Sunday, Nov. 4, at Rainbow Springs State Park. The annual event serves as a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with the ride schedule to begin at 8. Entry fee is $30 per person. Each rider may choose a 12-, 33or 65mile ride through the state park. Early entries will receive a T-Shirt. Participants can register at www.active.com, keyword DF Memorial Bike Ride, or entries can be mailed to: Dwight Fitzgerald Memorial Bike Ride c/o Boys and Girls Club of Marion County, P.O. Box 4109, Ocala, FL 34478. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.bgcofmarion.org or call 352-465-7538 or 352427-9733.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 three-place 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 489-4566 to reserve a spot. The even is limited to the first 40 players. Leone set to step back into the octagon If you ask Tony Leone, the past six months have been the longest six months of his young life. Thats because for the past six months, the 2009 Dunnellon High School graduate hasnt been able to step into the octagon since a split decision loss to Tampas Billy Quarantillo in the 160-pound division. The loss was the first of Leones fledgling career, one in which he hopes will lead to a successful professional career in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting. I feel like I didnt give my best effort in the last fight, Leone, who is 4-1 in his career, said. My nerves got to me, I wasnt training as hard as I should have been and I was partying when I should have been training. I thought my talent could Tony Leone FHSAA: New standards in place to protect student-athletes GAINESVILLE With the fall sports practice season about to begin, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) today reminded schools of new standards that have been put in place to safeguard the health and well-being of student-athletes. The FHSAAs director of athletics will conduct a workshop on the new safety requirements at a compliance seminar next week. Pre-season practices officially began Monday for student-athletes competing for their schools in football, golf, swimming/diving and girls volleyball, and new procedures are in place to protect the youths from the heat, inadequate hydration and concussions. Cross country and bowling practices begin one week later. For coaches, parents and everyone else associated with high school athletics, nothing is more important the safety of the students, said FHSAA Executive Director Dr. Roger Dearing. At the FHSAA, we are committed to making sure our members understand what they must do to ensure that competitors have safe, enjoyable experiences as high school athletes. The FHSAAs Board of Directors adopted new heat-related policies in June, designed to ensure that young athletes drink plenty of water and do not practice too many hours each week. Under the new policies, schools must: Limit weekly practice From Paris with love DHS grad takes talent to FranceDanser, cest decouvrir et recreer, surtout lorsque la danse est danse damour. Cest, en tout cas, le meilleur mode de connaissance. Lepold Sedar Senghor, a French Poet and Writer. In other words, dancing is discovering and recreating, especially when the dance is a dance of love. In any case, it is the best form of knowledge. Traveling about 4,487 miles across the world to broaden her dance skills wasnt a problem for LaTisha Howell. The 21-year-old 2008 Dunnellon High School graduate figures, if in the long run, it pays off it was a trip well worth the frequent flier millage. Howel, who is studying dance medicine at the University of South Florida in hopes of becoming a dance therapist, felt it was necessary to take studies further than just the boundaries of America. If I cant be a dance therapist, then I want to do something in dance, most likely become a dance teacher at a high school or college at an MTI, Howell said. Dance is a part of my life and it will always be in my future. Not only did Howell, whos been dancing since the age of 11, observe the French arts, but she also participated in some dancing in France. Though shes accustomed to forms such as jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip-hop or any form of dance you can think of, Howell can do it. However, even Howell admitted she was really put to the test as she entered the French Studio, having to do a lot of vigorous moves. She took several dance classes in France altering her focus and putting her focus on modern and ballet dancing more. It was an awesome feeling to know that I was dancing at a place where some of the best have came from, Howell explained. I would take that trip again. Howell and a group of students from USF and Barnard College in New Amateur MMA fighter to fight Saturday night JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See LEONE page 19 See PARIS page 19 LaTisha Howell Photo courtesey of LaTisha HowellLaTisha Howell, a graduate of Dunnellon High School strikes a pose in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris during her tour of France earlier this summer. Howell is a student at the University of South Florida. Heat, hydration, concussions primary concerns Special to the Riverland News See FHSAA page 19 From staff reports

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Parkview Lanes Weekly News League scores for the week ending July 29: Fall League meetings: The Fall leagues have teams of men, women or mixed, and bowl mornings, afternoons and evenings. There are two 12-week mixed leagues, Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings, with the remainder bowling between 29 and 36 weeks. The first meetings begin the week of Aug. 20. For more information or to sign up, call 489-6933. July GolfBowl results: The July GolfBowl had two teams tie for first place and two for third place. The winners were David Howell and Sam Bass (first in bowling; third in golf), and Rob Chilton and Chris Clemmons (second in bowling; tied for second in golf). The third-place ties were Lisa and Mike Pozzi (first in golf; fifth in bowling), and Scott Brown and C.H. Crockett (tied for second in golf; fourth in bowling). Lisa Pozzi and Scott Brown won closest-to-pin awards, Mike Pozzi had the high bowling series (713), John Saltmarsh the high bowling game (280), and Chris Clemmons won the round of golf at Twisted Oaks Country Club. The next GolfBowl will be Saturday, Aug. 25. Monday Summer Special: Handicap: Larry Fritz 321, 870; Merrill Barlow 316, 798; Bridget Foley 260, 708; Sherry Hiller 253, 702; Jacque Iverson 253. Scratch: Larry Fritz 258, 681; Merrill Barlow 246; Wes Foley 614; Jacque Iverson 167, 429; Sherry Hiller 166, 441. Suncoast Seniors 9-Pin NoTap: Handicap: Brian May 322; John Mariani 311; Les Beinerman 867; Pete Mavros 878; Helen Simonson 325; Bessie Skill 320, 810; Wanda Klik 823. Scratch: Les Beinerman 265, 744; John Mariani 265; Jerry Ness 255; Ives Chavez 678; Julie Nagengast 218; Diana Steuterman 213; Wanda Klik 568; Reda Portnoy 564. Young & Restless: Handicap Adults: Charlie Stein 277, 732; Gene Allen 258, 677. Handicap Juniors: Matt Allen 257; Chandler Carney 250; John Rogers 712; Dalton Gruzdas 705. Scratch Adults: Charlie Stein 268, 705; Gene Allen 205; Don Griffin 522. Scratch Juniors: Matt Allen 225, 581; Dalton Gruzdas 210, 600. Wednesday Night Scratch: Mike Pozzi 269, 760; Joe Baierlein 264; Scott Brown 697; Stephanie Flory 246, 665; Dorine Fugere 224, 638. Holder Hotshots: Handicap: Bobby Goodman 282, 738; Ray Colon 271, 761; Betty Joyce 268, 733; Andrea Kish 250; Tina Goodman 708. Scratch: Bobby Goodman 206, 510; Murphy Combs 200; Chuck Mosely 506; Ellen Bowman 173, 473; Betty Joyce 167; Pat Combs 439. Bowlers of the Week: Mackenzie Scordato, 64 pins over her average, Stephanie Flory, 91 pins over her average, and Larry Fritz, 180 pins over his average. League scores for the week ending July 22: Monday Summer Special: Handicap: Joe Barrera 295; Charlie Caruso 266, 735; Wes Foley 732; Sherry Hiller 273, 722; Bridget Foley 229, 640. Scratch: Joe Barrera 267, 582; Wes Foley 227, 633; Sherry Hiller 185, 458; Bridget Foley 129, 340. Suncoast Seniors 9-Pin NoTap: Handicap: George Simonson 342; Ives Chavez 328, 882; Joe Geosits 846; Pat Tutewohl 325; Reda Portnoy 323; Vicki May 824; Treava Trafalski 813. Scratch: George Simonson 277; Jerry Ness 272; Joe Geosits 699; Ives Chavez 693; Reda Portnoy 276, 659; Pat Tutewohl 240; Marian Steenstra 583. Young & Restless: Handicap Adults: Denise Griffin 277, 779; Gene Allen 270; Brian Carney 750; Handicap Juniors: Andrew Allen 264, 702; Anthony Rogers 259, 687. Scratch Adults: Denise Griffin 243, 677; Brian Carney 237, 678. Scratch Juniors: Anthony Rogers 213, 549; Dalton Gruzdas 212, 576. Wednesday Night Scratch: Mike Pozzi 258, 652; Sean Fugere 246; Scott Brown 663; Dorine Fugere 255, 673; Lisa Pozzi 245, 569. Holder Hotshots: Handicap: Robert Stein 272, 744; Chuck Mosely 270, 740; Betty Wood 267; June Williams 262; Tina Goodman 710; Betty Joyce 689. Scratch: Chuck Mosely 226, 608; Murphy Combs 191, 541; Betty Wood 188, 434; Betty Rauch 167; Ellen Bowman 451. Bowlers of the Week: Andrew Allen, 39 pins over his average, Denise Griffin, 101 pins over her average, and Ives Chavez, 132 pins over his average. time to 18 hours during the first two weeks of practice, to allow student-athletes to adapt to conditions Ensure that for every 30 minutes of practice, student-athletes get a minimum five-minute rest and hydration break Require unrestricted access to water for studentathletes at all times Require coaches and others in authority to never deny a student-athlete access to water if requested. The FHSAA also adopted a new concussion and heatrelated illness form intended to create safety awareness among students and their caretakers by explaining the risks and symptoms associated with each problem. A concussion action plan developed by the FHSAAs Sports Medicine Advisory Subcommittee and adopted by the Board requires that: Any student-athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion such as loss of consciousness, headache, dizziness, confusion or balance problems must be immediate removed from the competition and cannot return to play until he or she is cleared by an appropriate health care professional. All head coaches and other paid coaches are required to view an online education course about concussions. The FHSAA also developed a new consent form related to concussions and heat-related illness to ensure that parents understand the conditions and the rules that apply to them. get me through it and thats not the case. I felt like I let my fans down. It was a really poor performance on my part. I had a great first round, but the second and third rounds he really got the best of me and when I started to make a comeback in the third, it was just too little, too late. Come Saturday, though, Leone can erase the past six months hes had to wait to get the bitter taste of a loss out of his mouth. Leone, who must work his way back up the ranks before earning another amateur title bout, will be the co-main event Saturday at World Cage Warriors 11 at the Ocala Entertainment Complex. Gates open at 6 p.m. Fights are scheduled to begin at 7. Leone said he is unfamiliar with his opponent and his name. We just found out who Im fighting Sunday, he explained. It was late notice. Not knowing much about his upcoming foe isnt a concern, though. I dont study my opponents much, because I try to train for my style of fighting, Leone said. I try not to get caught up in what the other person does and do what I do. Leone was scheduled to have a fight in June, but a nagging ankle injury and a hand injury forced to him scrap the bout. He said his ankle is better; however, the hand doesnt feel right. I still cannot make a perfect fist, he explained. The hand feels good, but I honestly dont know what I did to it. Saturdays fight marks the first of three bouts Leone has scheduled in the next six weeks. Hell fight again Aug. 25 in Orlando then has another contest in September. Im making a real big push to turn (professional) at the end of the year, Leone explained. To do that, I need to find my comfort zone in the cage. I need to be able to fight the style of fights suited to me. I need to be patient and listen to what my coaches are telling me. Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 19 HOUSEHOLD SERVICES Changes of Life Home Services, Inc. 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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.River Watch Program seeks volunteersThe Rainbow River Watch Program will start another season this spring and duties are expanding, requiring additional personnel. The Marion County Sheriffs Office is seeking more volunteers to participate in this program, which the sheriffs office sponsors. The purpose of the program is an effort to protect the Rainbow River and allow to be used in a safe and prudent manner by all. As volunteers, the primary purpose is to assist, inform and advise people regarding the rules and regulations pertaining to the river as well as provide a visual presence to discourage those who ignore safe boating procedures. All volunteers will receive necessary training to be qualified in all aspects pertaining to patrols. Those wishing to volunteer or those who need more information, should call the Dunnellon District Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 4026050.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.Citrus Springs library to host craft workshopThe Citrus Springs Memorial Library and the Creative Calligraphers of Citrus Springs will host a summer Crafting Workshop at 1 p.m. Aug. 9 and will be about learning to do Iris Paper Folding. This is a technique that can be used to make greeting cards or pictures. This will be presented by Lorna Eastman. Participants will need to bring the following supplies: 1 to 2 sheets of solid color card stock, scissors, ruler, pencil, 12-inch or 3/4-inch tape, doublesided tape. Other workshops may be added to the schedule if more projects are suggested. The Citrus Springs Memorial Library is at 1826 W. Country Club Blvd. in Citrus Springs.Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 21 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. 219-0809 RIV Monell, Doris Case No. 2012-CP-925-FNotice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FCase No. 2012-CP-925-F IN RE: ESTATE OF DORIS BELLMORE MONELL, A/K/A DORIS M. MONELL, A/K/ADORIS B. MONELL Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS (Summary Administration) TO ALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of DORIS BELLMORE MONELLA/K/ADORIS M. MONELL, A/K/ADORIS B. MONELL, deceased, File Number 2012-CP-925-F; by the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, FL34478-1030; that the decedents date of death was April 25, 2011; that the total value of the estate does not exceed $60,000 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: BRUCE H. MONELL, 165 Island Blvd., Fox Island, WA98333 ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate 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 SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE. ALLCLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYOTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Person Giving Notice: /s/ BRUCE H. MONELL Petitioner Attorney for Persons Giving Notice: /s/ HAROLD B. STEPHENS Attorney for Petitioners 3591 West Gulf To Lake Highway, Lecanto, FL34461 (352) 746-4448 Florida Bar No. 095562 Published two (2) times in the Riverland News, August 2 & 8, 2012 219-0809 224-0809 RIV Estate Jerry Ovesen Notice to Creditors IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: Division: NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jerry R. Ovesen, deceased, whose date of death was Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Todays New Ads Two Pristine Properties In Rainbow Springs Country Club Est.OPEN: SUNDAY AUG. 12, 12-3PM19101 SW 91st LANE Completely Redone Newer Roof, AC, appliances, sprinkler system, new window treatments throughout. Come look at this great property. DIR: US Hwy 41 N. Right on 99th (Winn Dixie) Left on SW 192nd Court Rd. Right on SW 91st Lane. Corner Property for beauty and privacy. 19047 SW 92nd Loop Beautiful 3BR, 2 Bath Home in Fantastic condition. Newer appliances, washer & dryer, furnace & AC, roof. New pravers on walk and driveway, walk-up stairs to attic. Gorgeous landscaping. Come see for yourself DIR: US Hwy 41N right on SW 99th (WINN-DIXIE) L. on SW 192nd Ct. Road R. on 92nd Loop to home on left.BETTY KOEHLERRealtor RIVERLAND REALTY(352) 489-4511 Announcements ADVERTISE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS!! Call now to grow your business. Get your classified ad in 119 newspapers with one order. Advertising Networks of Florida. 866-742-1373 Child Care Personnel TEACHERFulltime/Part time, Exp. Req. CDAPreferred TADPOLES EARLY LEARNING (352) 560-4222 Medical MEDICAL CAREERSBEGIN HERE GET TRAINED IN MONTHS, NOT YEARS. FINANCIAL AID IF QUALIFIED. HOUSING AVAILABLE. JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE. CALL CENTURA INSTITUTE (877)206-6559 MEDICAL CAREERSbegin 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.com General Help ATTENTION: DRIVERS!Drive 4 Us Top Pay & CSA Friendly Equip 401K & Great Insurance 2 Mos CDL Class A Driving Exp (877)258-8782 DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!Learn to drive for Stevens Transport! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Training. Job Ready in just 15 days! (888)368-1964 DriversHIRING EXPERIENCED/ INEXPERIENCED TANKER DRIVERS! Great Benefits and Pay! New Fleet Volvo Tractors! 1 Year OTR Exp. Req. -Tanker Training Available. Call Today: (877)882-6537 www. OakleyTransport.com DriversRefrigerated and Dry Van freight. Daily or Weekly Pay! $0.01 raise per mile after 6 months. CDL-A, 3 months current OTR exp. (800)414-9569.www. driveknight.com General Help Drivers/Flatbed Class A.GET HOME WEEKENDS! Southeast Regional, Earn up to 39c/mi. 1 year OTR Flatbed experience required, (800)572-5489 x227, SunBelt Transport, LLC EXPERIENCED Cabinet & Millwork FabricatorApply at:Built-Rite Cabinets438 E. Hwy 40, Inglis, EXPERIENCED OTR FLATBED DRIVERSearn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / bulldoghiway.com EOE Transfer DriversNeed 20 Contract Drivers (over the road) CDL A or B to relocate vehicles to and from various locations throughout US(800)501-3783 www.mamo transportation.com Schools/ Instruction AIRLINES ARE HIRINGTrain for hands on Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769 MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDEDBecome a Medical Office Assistant at SC Train!! No Experience needed! Online training gets you job ready! HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)374-7294 Meet singles right now!No paid operators, just real people like you. Browse greetings, exchange messages and connect live. Try it free. Call now (888)744-4426 Garage/ Yard Sales RAINBOW SPRINGS Estate Sale:10985 93rd Loop, Friday, August 10, 8am to 3pm Saturday, August 11 8am to 1pm This home andfurnishings is only three years old Incredible buys. Beautiful desk and chair, bookcase/ file cabinet, and credenza and entertainment center for flat screen TV. Twin bed set with headboard, coverlets and pillows. Patio set: table and 4 chairs, Thomasville dining room suite. Antique dental cabinet, mirror and stand. A pair of down filled arm chairs, old advertising collectibles (country Sporting Goods GUN & KNIFE SHOWBROOKSVILLE HSC CLUBSat. Aug. 11th 9-5p Sun. Aug. 12th 9a-4p HERNANDO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS Admission $6.00 (352) 799-3605 Pets HAPPY JACK DuraSpot:latest technology in flea, tick, mosquito & mite control on dogs. Patented. At farm, feed & hardware stores. Distributed by Fuller Supply (205)343-3341. www. happyjackinc.com Apartments Dunnellon Crystal River1 Bedroom, all new, no pets, $500 mo. Utilities Included (352)563-2517 Duplexes For Rent DUNNELLON2 bedroom. 1 bath. yard. porch. w/d 475.plus utilities 489-3381 Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLONVogt Springs Lg 3/2/2, on Acre, fncd yrd., new tile carpet, wood flrs., Beautiful kitchen Close to Rainbow River & Historical DistrictRUBLESRENTALS.COM (561) 719-8787 (561) 575-1718 aftr 7p Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Auctions Estates www. DudleysAuction.com Pre:12pm, Walkabout:3pm, Inside approx: 6pm LR, DR & BR sets (incl Q& K mattress sets), Stereo equip, outdoor statues/patio sets/comm bbq, Leather sofa & sectional, RC motorcycle, Rope hammock, household, tools, etc. Rain or Shine!Thursday 8/9 Estate Adventure Auction4000 S Florida Ave (US41S) Inverness 352-637-9588 12%bp -2% disc. ca/chk, AB1667-AU2246 Auctions Estates ONLINE REAL ESTATE AUCTIONNominal Opening Bid: $1,000 Lot 2 Marion Oaks Block Unit 1, Ocala land Lot SW 31ST Terr, Ocala 0BR 0BA land Bidding starts August 17 williamsauction.com 800.801.8003 Williams & Williams FL Broker: Daniel S. Nelson Re Lic BK3223097; Williams & Williams Re Lic 1032049 Auctioneer: Thomas Barnes Auc Lic AU3383; Williams & Williams Auc Lic AB2784 Buyers Premium may apply for this property. Open House Two Pristine Properties In Rainbow Springs Country Club Est.OPEN: SUNDAY AUG. 12, 12-3PM19101 SW 91st LANE Completely Redone Newer Roof, AC, appliances, sprinkler system, new window treatments throughout. Come look at this great property. DIR: US Hwy 41 N. Right on 99th (Winn Dixie) Left on SW 192nd Court Rd. Right on SW 91st Lane. Corner Property for beauty and privacy. 19047 SW 92nd Loop Beautiful 3BR, 2 Bath Home in Fantastic condition. Newer appliances, washer & dryer, furnace & AC, roof. New pravers on walk and driveway, walk-up stairs to attic. Gorgeous landscaping. Come see for yourself DIR: US Hwy 41N right on SW 99th (WINN-DIXIE) L. on SW 192nd Ct. Road R. on 92nd Loop to home on left.BETTY KOEHLERRealtor RIVERLAND REALTY(352) 489-4511 Boats NEW BOAT Trailer & Trailer Parts. Far below wholesale prices.New Hrs.M-W-F 9-5.(352) 527-3555 Campers/ Travel Trailers I BUYRVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes Call Me 352-201-6945 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 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 Handyman ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Somebody else wants it!Got something special you no longer use? Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need. TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 LET US WORKFOR YOU!CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403RIVERLANDNEWSCLASSIFIEDSGET RESULTS! COMMUNITY NEWS 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 800-772-1213 and by mail. Some of the services available on our website include: Apply for Social Security retirement/spouse/disability benefits Get your statement online Apply for extra help with your Medicare prescription drug cost Change your address or telephone number Get a replacement Medicare card. Request a proof of income letter Get a form 1099 Online services also available in Spanish 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.) COMMUNITY NEWS Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from July 31: Winners: 1. Luise Pellett, 6,870; 2. Tomiko Vasey, 5,530; 3. Wilma Jester, 4,630; 4. Glen Spiering, 4260). Slams: Luise Pellett and Tomiko Vasey, 6S, and Luise Pellett and Millie Morales, 6S. Results from July 24: Winners: 1. Wilma Jester, 5,020; 2. Brian Norris, 4,560; 3. Millie Morales, 4,070; 4. Gordon Quigley, 3,790. No slams. Ocala Social Security office temporarily closed Operation: Stuff the Bus to wrap up Aug. 18 Program celebrates 11 years of givingThe 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, 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. Special to the Riverland News Special to the Riverland News

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A22 Riverland News, Thursday, August 9, 2012 230-0809 RIV 8/24 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and Lien Notices intent to sell these vehicles on 8/24/2012, 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. 2FTDX0761VCA74440 1997 FORD August 9, 2012. Lien Notices 220-0809 RIV 8/27 sale PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Sale: D & D TOWING OF OCALA gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) at 4125 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala, FL 34479-2427, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. 1997 GMC VIN # 1GKCS13WXV2530540 D & D TOWING OF OCALA reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. SaleDate:8/27/2012@ 9am August 9, 2012. 234-0809 RIV 8/28 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 08/28/2012 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Lien Notices SuperiorTowing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2GCEC13C971526487 2007 CHEVROLET August 9, 2012 235-0809 RIV 8/25 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 08/25/2012, 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. 3N1AB41DXXL113218 1999 NISSAN August 9, 2012 223-0809 RIV vs. Woodall, Richard Case No.: 2011-CA-003231 PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 5TH JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-003231 SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC., f/k/a AMERICAN GENERALHOME EQUITY, INC., Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD WOODALLa/k/a RICHARD E. WOODALLand LORETTAWOODALLa/k/a LORETTAA. WOODALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE,IF ANY, OF RICHARD WOODALLa/k/a RICHARD E. WOODALL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, OF LORETTAWOODALLa/k/a LORETTAA. WOODALLand JOHN DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Marion County, Florida, will, on the 28th day of August, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at the Marion County Judicial Center Jury Assembly Room, 1 10 NW 1st S treet, Ocala, Florida offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Marion County, Florida: Beginning at a point South 30 feet and East 773.2 feet from the NW corner of the NE 1/4 of NW of Section 32,Township; 16 South, Range 23 East, Marion County, Florida, thence East 170.61 feet, thence S 00 degrees 20 minutes East 796.19 feet, more or less, to the Northerly right of way line of State road No. 25, for the point of beginning; thence N 70 degrees 32 minutes West along said right of way line 165 feet; thence N 00 degrees 20 minutes West 200 feet; thence S. 70 degrees 32 minutes E 165 feet; thence S 00 degrees 20 minutes E 200 feet to the point of beginning. a/k/a 7411 County Road 25, Belleview, FL34432 pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person, other than the rightful owner of the property, must file a claim to surplus finds within 60 days after the above held sale for the claim to be valid. JOHN C. ENGLEHARDT, P.A. FLORIDABAR NO. 155614 1524 E. Livingston Street, Orlando, Florida, 32803 Telephone: 407-896-1138 Fax: 407-896-7370 Attorney for Plaintiff If you are a person with a disability who needs any special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of special assistance. Please contact Court Administrator at Marion County Courthouse, Ocala, Florida 33513, telephone (352) 620-3946, within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771; if Voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770. Published two (2) times in the Chronicle, August 2 & 9, 2012. 223-0809 225-0816 RIV Vs. Dakota Enterprises, Inc. 2011-1273-CAPNotice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER 2011-1273-CAP TRANSGLOBALDEFINED BENEFITPENSION PLAN, Plaintiff, vs. DAKOTAENTERPRISES, INC., a Delaware corporation, CHRISTINAPERERA, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 12, 2012, and entered in case number 2011-1273-CAP, in the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in and for Marion County, Florida, wherein DAKOTAENTERPRISES, INC., a Delaware Corporation, and CHRISTINAPERERA, are Defendants. David R. Ellspermann, Clerk of Marion County Circuit Court, will sell to the highest bidder at the Jury Assembly Room, 1st Floor of the Judicial Wing at the Marion County Courthouse, 110 Northwest 1 Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, at 11:00 oclock a.m., on the 17th day of April, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment to wit: See Composit Exhibit A -Containing Parcels 1 and 2 Attached hereto and made a part hereof ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 26th day of July, 2012. LAW OFFICES OF STEVEN SERLE, P.A. 6070 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 Telephone: (561) 912-3523 Facsimile: (561) 912-3516 By: /s/ Brian Bedell, Esquire Florida Bar Number 52620 EXHIBIT A PARCEL#1 Beginning at the Southeast corner of SW 1/4 of Sectino 17, Township 14 South, Range 20 East, THENCE North 0 degrees 2934 East, along the East Boundary of said SW 1/4, 2152.77 feet; THENCE South 63 degrees 28 West, 1307.50 feet to the Northeasterly right of way line of State Road No. 500, said point being 50.00 feet from and at right angles to, the center line of said State Road; THENCE South 25 degrees 41 East, along said right of way line, 1319.39 feet to a point where said right of way changes; THENCE North 64 degrees 1835 East, along said right of way line 50.00 feet to a point that is 100.00 feet from and at right angles to the center line of said State Road; THENCE South 25 degrees 41 East, along said right of way line, 445.78 feet to the South boundary of said SW 1/4; THENCE North 89 degrees 58 East, along said South boundary, 341.05 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Less and except the South 200 feet thereof. Also less and except those portions deeded to the State of Florida in Official Records Book 1020, Page 333 and Official Records Book 2210, Page 775, all of the Public Records of Marion County, Florida. Commonly known as: 12675 N US Hwy. 27, Ocala, FL Account Number: R12435-000-00 PARCEL#2 Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 21, Township 14 South, Range 20 East, Marion County, Flroida; thence N. 89 degrees 17 E 665.33 feet to the Point of Beginning, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 1082.84 feet, thence S. 89 degrees 40 E 420.00 feet, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 507.95 feet to a point on the South R/W of U.S. 27, thence S. 72 degrees 56 E 301.04 feet along said R/W, thence S. 68 degrees 10 E 125.12 feet along said R/W, thence leaving said R/W S. 00 degrees 00 W 1438.74 feet to a point on the South boundary of Section 21, thence along the Section line S. 89 degrees 17 W 843.83 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT Road right of way for U.S. Highway 27. LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 21, Township 14 South, Range 20 East, thence N. 89 degrees 17 E 665.33 feet to the Point of Beginning, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 1082.84 feet, thence S. 89 degrees 40 E 420.00 feet, thence N. 00 degrees 19 E 507.95 feet to a point on the South R/W of U.S. 27, thence S. 72 degrees 56 E 223.34 feet along said R/W, thence S. 00 degrees 18 W 449.94 feet, thence S. 45 degrees 00 W 364.49 feet, thence S. 00 degrees 19 W 810.61 feet, thence S. 89 degrees 17 W 377.70 feet to the Point of Beginning. Commonly known as: 11760 N. US Hwy. 27, Ocala, FL Account Number: R12476-005-00 August 9 & 16, 2012. 228-0816 RIV Vs. Patricia Steil 42 2012 CA000680 AXXX XX Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION Case No.: 42 2012 CA000680 AXXX XX REGIONS BANK, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO AMSOUTH BANK, AN ALABAMABANKING CORPORATION, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO AMSOUTH BANK OF FLORIDA, A FLORIDABANKING CORPORATION, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO MID-STATE FEDERALSAVINGS BANK, FORMERLYKNOWN AS MID-STATE FEDERALSAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, PATRICIASTEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATRICIA STEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, CHRISTOPHER PEREZ, F/K/ACHRISTOPHER STEIL, JAMES CRAIG STEIL, A/K/AJIMMYSTEIL, DANNIELLE NICOLE STEIL, KERRIE NOEL STEIL, SHAWNALYNN STEIL, RYAN STEIL,and DEBORAH LYNN STEIL, if living, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants, claiming by, through, under or against the said PATRICIASTEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATRICIASTEIL, A/K/APATRICIAA. STEIL, CHRISTOPHER PEREZ, F/K/ACHRISTOPHER STEIL, JAMES CRAIG STEIL, A/K/A JIMMYSTEIL, DANNIELLE NICOLE STEIL, KERRIE NOELSTEIL, SHAWNALYNN STEIL, RYAN STEILor DEBORAH LYNN STEIL; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, GRANTEES, TRUSTEES, LIENORS OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTDANIELMATTHEW STEIL, A/K/ADANIEL STEIL, DECEASED; STATE OF FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; and UNKNOWN TENANT#2; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE TO:SHAWNALYNN STEILand RYAN STEIL, if living, and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants, claiming by, through, under or against the said SHAWNALYNN STEILor RYAN STEIL; and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, GRANTEES, TRUSTEES, LIENORS OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTDANIELMATTHEW STEIL, A/K/ADANIELSTEIL, DECEASED Whose Residence is Unknown Whose last Known Mailing Addresses are: 6659 Wind Whisper Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89148 and Unknown for THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, ETC. YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Marion County, Florida: COMMENCING AT THE SW CORNER OF LOT E, S.R. PYLES PLAT OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP16 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK E, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE EAST 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE EAST ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARYOF LOT E, 100 FEET, THENCE NORTH 150.60 FEET, THENCE WEST 100 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 150.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; ALSO KNOWN AS THE WEST 100 FEET OF LOT 45, OF SURVEYFOR H.A. HAMBLEN PREPARED BYMARION ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, REVISED MAY25, 1964. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ROD B. NEUMAN, Esquire, of Gibbons, Neuman, Bello, Segall, Allen & Halloran, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 3321 Henderson Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33609, within thirty (30) days of the date of the first publication of this notice, or, on or before _________________, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED this 23rd day of July, 2012. David R. Ellspermann, CLERK CIRCUITCOURT (SEAL) By: /s/ N. Hernandez, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADACoordinator at the Office of the Trial Court Administrator, Marion County Judicial Center, 110 NW First Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, Telephone (352) 401-6710, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. NOTE: THIS COMMUNICATION, FROM ADEBTCOLLECTOR, IS AN ATTEMPTTO COLLECTADEBTAND ANYINFORMATION OBTAINED WILLBE USED FOR THATPURPOSE August 9 & 16, 2012. 228-0816 Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices Foreclosure Sale/ Action Notices 231-0816 RIV vs. Slowik, Olga 2012-CP-1013 Notice to Creditors (Summ. Admin) PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTYFLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2012-CP-1013 Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF OLGASLOWIK a/k/a OLGAC. SLOWIK Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALLPERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINSTTHE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of OLGASLOWIK a/k/a OLGAC. SLOWIK, deceased, File Number 2012-CP-1013, by the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW First Avenue, Ocala, FL34475; that the decedents date of death was June 3, 2012; that the total value of the estate is approximately $41,792.09, and that the name and address of the person to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Patrick Thompson, 5563 SW 89 Place, Ocala, FL34476 ALLINTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and 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 SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYOTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED The date of first publication of this Notice is August 9, 2012. Person Giving Notice: PATRICK THOMPSON 5563 SW 89 Place Ocala, FL34476 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: LORENZO RAMUNNO, Attorney. Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA 7500 SW 61 Avenue, Ocala, FL34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 www.ramunnolawfirm.com August 9 & 16, 2012. 231-0816 Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration May 15, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, FL34478. The names and addresses of the personal representatives 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 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 cliams with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE 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 first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Personal Representatives: /s/ Betty Ann Pring 5519 SW 97th Terrace Gainesville, Florida 32608 /s/ Kay Diane Berg 9100 S. 47th Ave. Grand forks, North Dakota 58201 /s/ A. Scott Toney, Attorney for Personal Representatives Florida Bar Number: 982180, 804B Northwest 16th Ave Gainesville, Florida 32601 Telephone: (352)376-6800, Fax: (352)376-6802 E-Mail: Toneylaw@gmail.com Published two (2) times in the Riverland News August 2 & 9, 2012 224-0809 *No fine print. A T T VILLAG E E TOYOTA AT VILLAGE TOYOTA 000C9PK 352-628-5100 www.villagetoyota.com CRYSTAL RIVER VILLAGE TOYOTA MSPR $17,800 CLEARANCE SAVINGS 3,805 201 2 2 Toyot a a Corolla 2012 Toyota Corolla 4 4 Spee d d Automatic 4 Speed Automatic STD 1832 $ 1 1 3,995 $ 13,995 MSPR $22,895 CLEARANCE SAVINGS 4,900 201 2 2 Toyot a a Camry 2012 Toyota Camry 6 6 Spee d d Automatic 6 Speed Automatic STD 2514 $ 1 1 7,995 $ 17,995 N O O FIN E E PRINT. NO FINE PRINT. N O O FIN E E PRINT. NO FINE PRINT.