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ORLANDO City officials want to create economic growth. To do that, they know they need assistance to tout its infrastructure, land it has available along County Road 484 near the Dunnellon-Marion County Airport as well as its highly ambitious fiber to the home program. So, in an effort to promote the aforementioned items as well as the abundance of natural resources such as the Rainbow and Withlacoochee rivers, Rainbow Springs State Park and eventually, a connection to the Withlacoochee Rails to Trails, officials made their pitch to Enterprise Florida, a public-private venture launched almost two decades ago to promote economic benefits to companies seeking a place to call home. Mayor Nathan Whitt, City Manager Lisa Algiere, Public Services & Utilities Director Eddie Esch and Assistant City Attorney Marsha Segal-George made the citys pitch to representatives from Enterprise Florida. Ties that bind Thursday, March 28, 2013Vol 31 No. 2375 cents WHATS HAPPENING Chamber Easter Egg hunt slated SaturdayThe Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce as well as Happy Acres Ranch will host the third annual Easter Egg Hunt from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Happy Acres Ranch at 10051 S.W. 125 Terrace. The hunt will begin at 2:30. To get to Happy Acres Ranch, go east on County Road 484, turn left on 128th Avenue, Hills of Ocala subdivision, follow 128th Avenue to the first stop sign, turn left on 107th Street Road, follow to 99th Lane and turn right. Happy Acres Ranch is 1/4 mile ahead on the right. For information, call 489-2320. RS Garden Club to meet todayThe Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. today at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, north of Walmart. Joyce Gamache of the Marion County Beekeepers Club will be the guest speaker and will present a program about bees and pollinators and their importance to the food supply and landscapes. For information, call Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. Agency pursues $1 million grant The Annie Johnson Senior & Family of Dunnellon, a United Way organization, will participate in the $1 million giveaway Helping End Hunger in America effort by the Feinstein Foundation. Donors can help the needy in Citrus and Marion County by donating to Annie Johnson Senior & Family during March and April when the Feinstein Foundation will be adding money to all donations. All money and food collected stays in Citrus and Marion County. For information, call Annie Johnson Senior & Family at 489-8021.Friends of Library slated to meet The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will host its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Library Meeting Room. The library is at 20351 Robinson Road. For information, call 438-2520. Boom rattles nerves No one certain what caused noise last week A plane? A meteor? Perhaps, maybe Superman? Whatever it was that caused windows and doors to rattle last Thursday night in the area has plenty of people asking what caused it. Was it a meteorite streaking toward Earth or was it the U.S. military conducting training exercises? Any idea why my house is shaking and it sounds like bombs are dropping? Kathleen Wallace, a contributing guest columnist of the Riverland News, asked. Are they blasting somewhere? Gaige Evans, a Dunnellon High School student, queried his friends on Facebook about the meteor sighting. Huge meteorite just flew past the sky and burned out, he posted on March 21. But no one is certain, nor can anyone say with a definitive answer as to what caused the noise. Robert Lunsford of the American Meteor Society, said the agencys website was flooded with reports about an apparent meteor sighting throughout the state. More than 20 reports were logged on the website by midday Friday. Lunsford said a meteor can definitely produce a sonic boom if it survives down to the lower atmosphere where the air is dense enough to carry sound waves. The recent Russian fireball is a good example, Lunsford said, noting the February incident in which a meteor struck the Chelyabinsk region and injured at least 1,000 people. This does not occur very often as most meteors disintegrate in the upper atmosphere. I have seen over 100,000 meteors and only one produced sound so you get an idea of how rare this occurs. Of course, if you add thousands of witnesses then you will see several reports per month on the AMS Fireball table of meteors producing sonic booms. Lunsford described a meteor as the glowing shooting star one sees once the meteoroid enters the atmosphere. A meteorite is the remnant piece of stone and/or metal that has survived its plunge through the atmosphere and has reached the surface of the JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsRoy Bartoo fishes Monday from the bank of the Rainbow River. He has fished from the same bank for the past seven years. But his journey into the world of fly fishing began 25 years ago, when Bartoo eventually created his own fishing lure called the Rainbow Dry. Bartoo also started the Dunnellon Fly Tyers a few years ago. The group meets at the Dunnellon Public Library. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsMayor Nathan Whitt, right, and Kevin Sheilley, president and CEO of Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership (CEP), listen to input from Enterprise Florida representatives. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News Seasonal resident shares passion for hobby It was about 25 years ago when Roy Bartoo started his journey into the world of fly fishing, eventually creating his own fishing lure called the Rainbow Dry. A daughters Fathers Day gift of one fly fishing lesson ignited the passion for him to become a fisherman and a teacher for the art of making fly fishing lures. My eldest daughter, Ann Marie, and I went to learn to cast a fly rod. She excelled and did better than I, Bartoo said. But I continued and joined the Trout Unlimited Chapter and they showed me how to tie. Although Bartoo is a seasonal visitor to Dunnellon, he has rented the same cottage on the Rainbow River for the past seven years just so he can fish on a daily basis when the weather allows. We know the owners and they told us about this place and the first time we came here we thought we AUGIE SALZER/For the Riverland NewsBartoo created the Rainbow Dry four years ago after noticing fish were biting a red and yellow strike indicator. AUGIE SALZER For the Riverland News See TIES page 2 See BOOM page 2 City makes its case for growth Officials meet with Enterprise Florida reps JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See GROWTH page 14


Earth, he explained. The second theory regarding the noise is the recent military exercises using Black Hawks and Chinooks, which had been training out of University Air Center at the Gainesville Regional Airport as part of a larger training exercise in South Florida conducted by the U.S. Special Operations Command, based at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. Raymond Russo, an associate professor of geology at the University of Florida, said for multiple reasons the boom likely was caused by a military-grade jet breaking the sound barrier. I dont have any direct evidence of what happened, we dont track meteors, he said. The most likely explanation is a sonic boom caused by a military jet crossing the sound barrier (i.e., accelerating past the speed of sound in the atmosphere). Russo said a meteor breaking in the atmosphere over Florida is a far less likely explanation, though still possible. I think this is less likely for two reasons, he explained. First, its extremely rare, and in fact just happened on Feb. 15 over Chelyabinsk, Russia, where it was seen spectacularly, unequivocally by tens of thousands of people over a very large area. Which brings me to my second point, the Florida boom was restricted to a much smaller area, so its clear the energy source for the boom was much smaller. That could mean a smaller meteorite, but theyre usually silent. If the military admits to some activity in the area that is probably the cause. A spokeswoman with MacDill Air Force Base said there was no known activity from the base, which would have created a sonic boom. The Associated Press did report sightings of a meteor early Friday morning along the East Coast, and Lunsford reported a New York resident did photograph what appeared to a meteor streaking through the sky. were going into the jungle, he said. Then we saw the river and it was beautiful. Fishing the Rainbow River is what inspired Bartoo to design his own fly pattern about four years ago. He was fishing with a nymph fly lure and drifting it toward the bottom of the river. He used a small red and yellow strike indicator to show him when he was getting a bite. The fish ignored my nymph and kept striking at my indicator, so I went home and tied several dry flies with red and yellow bodies, he said. I returned to my fishing spot and caught a nice bream on the first cast, followed by 15 more over the next hour. The Rainbow Dry fly pattern was born. Last fishing season, Bartoo landed 609 fish and caught most of them with his invention of the Rainbow Dry. Although he managed to snare a lot of fish, he uses the catch-andrelease theory of fishing and only takes home one or two trout to eat. I let the fish go, Bartoo said. If they are good to me, I kiss them and then let them go. In addition to fly fishing, Bartoo also enjoys teaching fly tying and started the Dunnellon Fly Tyers a few years ago. Marcia Thompson is one of his first students from the group who has learned the craft well enough to take over the weekly fly tying classes hosted at the Dunnellon Library. Marcia Thompson has a natural ability to tying and she learned so fast, he said. A teacher is blessed to have talented students like her and Ive had about a half dozen of them so far. After a few lessons, they just took over. The minimum equipment needed for fly tying is a vice, tweezers, scissors, a Bodkin halfhitch combo and a bobbin. The material to actually make the fly includes feathers, fur, chenille, colorful threads and glue to secure the end and make the head shiny to attract the fish. Currently, Bartoo has about 500 homemade lures in his possession and uses them for fishing and giving to his students to use as an example while they learn. Teaching has been his life. He is a retired professor from the State University of New York and his job was to teach teachers how to teach. I continue to teach without the problem of record keeping or grades, he said. I enjoy teaching, fly fishing and tying. Im not a master tyer, I just have a lot of fun. Its therapeutic and relaxing. Augie Salzer is a correspondent for the Riverland News. She can be reached at Augie@Thingsin Town.com. 2 Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 Best of the Best four years in a row HOURS: Mon. 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Community Chorale in need of membersThe Dunnellon Community Chorale is looking for singers for all vocal parts for the upcoming Spring Concert. The Dunnellon Community Chorale will perform contemporary music as well as secular songs from composers such as Rogers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern. All rehearsals will be at 3 p.m. Mondays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church under the direction of Christine Jones-Woods. The Spring Concert will be May 5 at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon.For information, call 489-2682. 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 information, call 465-5807. With the Marion County Board of County Commissioners wanting to do away with a 30-year interlocal agreement regarding the share of gas tax revenues, Mayor Nathan Whitt met Monday with County Commissioner Carl Zalack. With about four months left to reach a deal with municipalities on a new accord, Mayor Whitt told his fellow councilmembers Monday night at the City Council meeting it doesnt appear that the county is willing to budge from its stance of going through with a state statute that will cut the municipalities shares of those taxes drastically. To me, thats the direction they are going unless we can come up with some magical solution, Whitt said. Respective staffs from the city of Dunnellon, Ocala, Reddick, McIntosh and Belleview will meet Monday to discuss their respective options before the municipalities meet with County Commissioners for a joint workshop April 10 at the Marion County Extension Services Auditorium North Hall at 2232 N.E. Jacksonville Road, Ocala. Under the current agreement, the county gets 70.1 percent of the revenue. Ocala gets 23.5 percent; Belleview and Dunnellon each receive 2.56 percent; and McIntosh and Reddick each receive 0.64 percent. However, all of the proposed changes call for the countys share to significantly increase and, by default, for the cities portions to drop. The same percentages are also applied to two other gas taxes the county collects: One, for 5 cents per gallon, was passed three years ago to pay off road project bonds and will run until the end of 2039. The other, called the Ninth-Cent Fuel Tax, is a 1-cent tax that was approved in 1989. Unlike the other two, the county is under no obligation to share the proceeds of the 1-cent tax, although it has always done so. The new proposal calls for Marion County to receive 80.69 percent; Ocala to receive 17.13 percent; Belleview to receive 1.37 percent; the city of Dunnellon to get .52 percent; the city of Reddick to get .15 percent and for McIntosh to receive .14 percent. The new proposal also calls for an elimination of sharing the Ninth-Cent Fuel Tax. If Dunnellon, which has $1.6 million in reserves, loses its share of funding, the Roads and Streets Department budget would be cut by 80 percent. That wouldnt even be a down payment on a new road, Whitt said of the citys reserve funds, noting the county has $3 million in its reserves. Whitt told the Council the county is considering creating a grant program, which would allow each municipality to borrow funds for road improvement projects. This is like a marriage for the past 30 years, Councilman Erik Collop said. So weve decided to go our separate ways now. I dont want to call it alimony, but the cuts theyre talking about are peoples livelihoods. In other action, the Council : Awarded a bid in the amount of $51,792.75 to Daly & Zilch Inc. to renovate Lift Station No. 10 in Rainbow Springs. Its something that needs to be addressed, said Eddie Esch, Public Services & Utilities Director. This was a known going into the purchase of the system. Approved a purchase request for $41,686 with ETI Software Solutions to renew a contract for technical support for TRIAD Hardware/Software for Greenlight Dunnellon Communications. Placed a lien for costs incurred against 20689 W. McKinney Ave. and property owner/estate of Annie (Amie) Milton. The city bore the original cost of $5,370 to tear down the dilapidated structure on McKinney Avenue. On Sept. 19, 2012, the city sent, via certified and regular U.S.P .S. mail, an affidavit of administrative fees, notifying the estate that it had 30 days in which to pay for the costs incurred by the city. To date the estate has not done so. A 45-year-old Ocala woman was charged Sunday with simple battery after an altercation in Blue Cove, a Dunnellon Police Department arrest report stated. According to the report, Joanne Sims intentionally and unlawfully struck a male victim against his will with a closed fist, causing minor redness and swelling to the left side of the victims face. The report stated authorities were called to the 11600 block of Camp Drive on Sunday afternoon in reference to a disturbance. Upon arriving, Officer Mike Anger made contact with the victim who told authorities he had been invited to the residence for lunch with friends and observed Sims to be intoxicated. According to the report, the victim advised officers Sims became irate and argumentative with him when she struck him with a closed fist to the left side of his face while he was playing chess. The report stated three independent witnesses all told a similar story that while the victim was sitting down playing chess, Sims became irate about the victim not cooking chicken and then struck him in the face. The witnesses told authorities Sims was consuming vodka and was intoxicated. Anger noted in his report that while speaking to Sims he could detect a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emanating from her breath and body. Post Miranda, the report stated, Sims told authorities the victim threatened her and told her he was in the mafia and was going to kill her. The report stated officers asked Sims if the victim struck her in any way to which she advised no. Sims was asked if she struck the victim, to which she advised no and continued to state (the victim) is going to kill me. Sims told authorities she was consuming vodka and later stated, I dont drink or do drugs. Sims was transported to the Marion County Jail. While en route to the jail, Sims became irate and began to use expletives directed at law enforcement officers. Her bond was set at $500. She posted bail Monday.Man, 47, faces two chargesA 47-year-old Dunnellon man was charged March 18 with residential burglary and criminal mischief, a Dunnellon Police Department arrest report stated. According to the report, Mark Mercier entered a residence in the 20600 block of West Pennsylvania Avenue without permission, going through an unlocked window in the restroom to gain entrance. The report stated once inside the residence, Mercier broke a picture frame valued at approximately $20. While inside the house, Mercier left his personal cellular phone on the bed in the living room and removed the window locks on the kitchen window and exited the residence. According to the report, Officer Shane Yox made contact with Mercier in a wooded area at the intersection of West Pennsylvania Avenue and Yale Street. Post Miranda, Mercier stated he understood his rights, but did not wish to speak with authorities. He was transported to the Marion County Jail. His bond was set at $3,250. As of press deadline Wednesday, he remained in the Marion County Jail. Other arrests Richard L. Sturr 33, of Ocala, on Saturday, on a charge of driving while license suspended (habitual). Bond $5,000. Solution to puzzle on Page 9Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 3 000E3OR T r i n i t y V i l l a s T r i n i t y Trinity 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. 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4 Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 R IVER VIEWS The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association RIVERLAND NEWS Hornes impact lasting, will be felt for years in cityThis past week, Harold Horne stepped away from the director of Community Development job after five years of service to the city of Dunnellon. Much has occurred during this period, but he has steered a steady course of long-range planning to develop the Dunnellon community economically and physically. Some of the projects he directed or facilitated besides the day to day review of permits and building plans were: Representing Dunnellon in the acquisition of Blue Run of Dunnellon Park, Facilitating the improvement of Datesman Park from a dirt lot to an attractive park and parking space for overflow boat trailer traffic, Directing Tree Planting Improvement of Ernie Mills Park and getting Dunnellon named as a Tree City by the Arbor Day Foundation, Facilitating Dunnellons easements and approvals for the new Office of Greenways and Trails trail bridge across the Withlacoochee which is currently under construction, Negotiating a long-term easement on Greenways land north of the city to become a significant city park over the next decade, Negotiating with Broger and Pruitt families for the citys annexation of their properties, which will more than double the area of the city. These project costs were minor. Harold Horne acted on opportunities and got closure on them. Not everyone agreed with all these projects, but after years of stagnant growth, they have set the Dunnellon Community up for sustained growth. His years as the Dunnellon Community Development Director will have lasting impact in the future of our community. Paul Marraffino,Rainbow Springs Writer agrees with some points, but disagrees with one pointI read Barry Widmans letter and agree with most; however, when he notes Rainbow Springs had no hand in creating the citys problems, he misses some part of history. A lot of the input for the comp plan and tree ordinances came from north of the city limits. This has resulted in a Bert Harris lawsuit that, for all I know, Ordinances problem lying in wait W hen I meet people around town and they tell me how much they love my column, it makes my day. Usually the first question they ask is how do I come up with an idea every week? Well, I do admit sometimes its hard, but then you have weeks like this one where there are so many subjects to discuss I dont know which one to pick. So bear with me as I do something a little different this week and try to cover everything thats happened. First of all I must mention the new pope. Its truly a great moment in history that we got to be a part of. I mean who knew how involved the process was and all about the smoke? I learned a lot. Also, I have a good feeling about Father Jorge Bergoglio. Its the personal choice of the man elected to honor a saint or holy predecessor by choosing to use his name, and he chose the name Francis. For those who dont know, St. Francis of Assisi was the patron saint of animals and the environment. He was also one of the most beloved Catholic saints of all times. You should read the story of his life sometime. Its really fascinating. He went from riches to rags and was truly happier for it. Lets hope this hope can ease the damage done by a few bad priests and embrace the people and the ever-changing world. He seems to be on the right track. Theres no better time to elect a new pope than during the Easter season. Easter is after all typically the most well-attended Sunday service of the year for most churches, topping even Christmas. Its the day we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ who died for our sins. What does Easter mean to you? Does it mean bunnies and candy? Do you associate it with decorating and hiding eggs? Do you sit around waiting for the Easter Beagle? Or do you put on your finest outfit and settle down to watch Easter Parade with Judy Garland and Fred Astaire? The true meaning of Easter seems to have gotten lost somewhere along the way. I hope everybody takes a moment to reflect on how important this day really is and thank God for all the good in our lives. For all my Jewish friends, please enjoy your Passover. And the day after Easter Sunday, we have April Fools Day, which my grandson used to call his favorite holiday. Its cute to fool somebody and play harmless jokes especially when 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 email, 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. GUEST COLUMN LETTERS JERSEY GIRL THE OTHER GUY A conflict between the private interests and the official responsibilities of a person in a position of trust. Merriam Websters definition for conflict of interest: R ewind six years ago, the Dunnellon City Council, by a 3-0 measure, voted to approve the River Corridor Ordinance. Fast forward six years later, Vice Mayor Dennis Evans put forth an idea to repeal the River Corridor Ordinance OKd by the City Council. He contends, from a legal standpoint, the city could be putting itself in the line of fire for a lawsuit if a catastrophic event were to hit Dunnellon. As the two-term councilman sees it, owners of riverfront property, inside the city limits, would not be allowed to rebuild their home where it now stands if a disaster strikes. He makes a valid point. Who is the government to tell property owners what they can or cannot do with their land? Of course, we all know the government likes to hold taxpayers and the general public to a different set of rules and regulations. Not withstanding, its not as if land-use rules and ordinances havent already put Dunnellon in that spotlight. For that history, one would have to reference the Bert Harris Lawsuit filed by Jerry Dodd, the proposed developer of Rainbow River Ranch. Mayor Nathan Whitt believes the Council has bigger issues to tackle then revisiting an ordinance now six years old. A vocal group of residents, whether they are city taxpayers or non-taxpayers, believe what the city adopted during the course of the past six years is a solid piece of work that, while not perfect, could be tweaked to better suit the public and protect homeowners. Rainbow Springs resident Kathryn Taubert believes the City Council, if it does vote to repeal the River Corridor Ordinance, would put itself in a peculiar situation if it approved repealing the current ordinance in favor of a new one, better suited to protect the city from a multimillion dollar lawsuit and those who own homes along either the Rainbow or Withlacoochee rivers. Her point, as she told the Council when Vice Mayor Evans raised the issue, is that of a conflict of interest. She pointed out four of five councilmembers own homes along either of the citys two unique rivers. She urged the Council, if they were to undertake the task, to recuse themselves from the issue. Her point certainly has merit, but it is flawed as well. Six years ago, when the City How do we determine conflict of interest? A bit of mish mash T hese are talking points for the for the purpose of supporting a repeal of Ordinance 2008-01 River Corridor Protection. Questions relative to impact of Ordinances 2009-08 and 2008-01 Ordinance 2009-08, Section 4.4. Reconstruction after catastrophe. If any nonconforming structure, or building in which there is a nonconforming use, is damaged by fire, flood, explosion, collapse, wind, war or other catastrophe to such an extent that the cost of rebuilding, repair and reconstruction will exceed 50 percent of its assessed valuation at the time of the damage, it shall not be again used or reconstructed except in full conformity with the regulations of the district in which it is located. Dunnellon city ordinances are applicable only to properties within the city limits. The above, as a result of Ordinance 2008-01, has the potential to be financially devastating to all waterfront property owners within the city limits. This rule could change your home and any other building on your property from a conforming condition to a nonconforming condition. Your home/building will be nonconforming if it does not comply with the setback requirements shown in Ordinance 2008-01 Sec 78.74 (1) Table 78.74.1. Does the City have an obligation to identify and maintain a listing of all nonconforming structures? If no, why? Does the City have the obligation to inform the owner(s) of the nonconforming structures? If no, why? Does the owner and/or listing sales agent have the obligation to disclose the nonconforming condition to a prospective buyer? If no, why? Ordinance 2008-01: An Ordinance of the city of Dunnellon, amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances, city of Dunnellon, providing for standards to protect designated river corridors, providing for severability, providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; and providing an effective date. This ordinance, partially shown, encumbers all existing waterfront properties rivers, coves, canal, lakes and wetlands that are within the Dunnellon city limits. Section 78-70. Definitions. Development as set forth in 380.04, F.S., means carrying out any building activity, making any material change in the use or appearance of any structure or land, or dividing land into three or more parcels, and includes the following: a change in See LETTERS page 7 See OTHER page 7 See JERSEY page 7 Audrey Beem Dennis Evans Vice Mayor Jeff Bryan Editor See GUEST page 5


the intensity of use of land; alteration of a shore or bank of a river, stream, lake, pond, or canal; Lots of record defined in Article III, Section 3.5, Municipal Code, as having at least 50 feet abutting a street, providing all yards, and being either a platted lot or a parcel recorded with the clerk of the court on or before the effective date of this Code (date 8-14-72). There are two water waterfront properties on East Blue Cove Drive that have less than 50 feet. Are those properties exempt? Could there be additional water-front properties with less than 50 feet? Section 78-71. Designation of river corridor protection areas. What exactly is the city of Dunnellon protecting the river from? State owned water bodies are protected and regulated by Florida Statutes and Administrative Codes, which are enforced by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and/or the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). This is a good thing, as most residents of the state and the U.S., when federal grants are provided to the state, share in the expense of protecting state-owned waters. Remember, the Rainbow and Withlacoochee rivers are there for everyone in the U.S. to enjoy. Why should the waterfront property owners of Dunnellon be required to sacrifice their property rights, absorb a major reduction in property values, be burdened by unnecessary and complicated rules that will result in future lawsuits? All Dunnellon property owners, through increased taxes, will pay for the administration and enforcement costs that are required by Ordinance 2008-01 plus all legal costs required defending the lawsuits. The following areas are designated as river corridor protection areas (RCPA): The shoreline and all land lying within 150 feet of the ordinary high water line of the Rainbow River and its navigable coves. The shoreline and all land lying within 150 feet of the ordinary high water line of the Withlacoochee River and its navigable coves. All wetlands abutting the areas identified in Section 78-71(1) and (2). Section 78-73. Standards for development within river corridor protection areas. This must be intended specifically for other than lots of record i.e., Rainbow River Ranch. Shoreline access. Reasonable access to the shoreline is permissible within the river corridor protection area, provided that the following standards are met: Who or what defines reasonable? Each property shall be entitled to one access point to the shoreline; No access walkway shall be wider than 4 feet, except on public pathways where required to meet American Disability Act standards; The access walkway shall be either gravel or organic material or an elevated, wooden pathway; Clearing for the access shall not exceed 1foot on either side of the access pathway; and access path could be 150 feet long. How and who will enforce? Is this reasonable or is it insane? Access shall be designed to avoid removal of protected trees, as defined in Chapter 74, Article III. Sec. 78-74. Standards for development for lots of record Does the protection, whatever it may be, that this ordinance provides, justify the taking of property rights, the major negative impact to property values and burdening Dunnellon residents with complicated and extreme requirements? What was, or is, the estimated cost to the city taxpayer) to monitor and enforce these requirements? The standards of this section shall apply to all lots of record that lie wholly or predominantly within the river corridor protection area. The existing occupied lots of record are inordinately burdened should the owner be required to comply with and maintain the conditions and standards set forth in (1), (2), and (3). Given a situation resulting from Ordinance 200908 SECTION 4.4, the financial impact could/would result in thousands of out of pocket dollars to comply with these set back criteria. I doubt if anyone has homeowners insurance that would cover a total rebuild in a new location plus complete demolition costs. River Buffer Area. Where the 150 feet wide river corridor protection area would eliminate all reasonable use of a parcel, a river corridor buffer shall be provided. The minimum depth of the buffer area per existing lot of record will be established as a percentage of lot depth. The depth of the required buffer is set out. What were your set back requirements when you purchased your lot or built your home? Mine was 25 feet in 1989. The following conditions and standards shall apply within the buffer: How does the city plan to verify that the homeowner has the knowledge to identify what is protected and what is prohibited? I sure dont. How does the city plan on enforcing this rule and at what cost? Once upon a time, things growing on or within your property lines belonged to you. All existing protected trees and understory vegetation, other than prohibited plants, shall be maintained within the buffer; Each lot shall be entitled to one shoreline access as described in Section 78-73(3); and, No impervious surfaces are permitted in the buffer area. Sorry folks, no concrete steppingstones or birdbaths allowed. Storm water run-off on the developed portion of the lot shall be treated in accordance with the following standards to minimize pollution of the water. What is the estimated cost to the homeowner to comply with and maintain these requirements? What is the estimated cost to the city to monitor and enforce? Is it worth it? The runoff to open spaces containing natural vegetation shall be sheet flow, not channelized flow, in order to prevent erosion. One of the following storm water treatment methods shall be used to minimize the amount of storm water flowing directly into the waterway. A berm and swale shall be constructed within the river corridor buffer area to capture stormwater flow and eliminate direct runoff into the water; or, Runoff from parking lots, driveways, paved courtyards, and other paved surfaces, roof drains or downspouts shall be directed to a vegetated area of sufficient size for absorption of the runoff. The vegetated area shall be designed as one or more slightly depressed planting beds with drought tolerant ground covers or native plants; or, Runoff from roof drains or downspouts shall be directed to a rain barrel or cistern designed to allow reuse of the water. These facilities may be free-standing, designed as an integral part of the buildings, or directed to underground storage. The reuse system shall be shown on the proposed plan for development, and may include irrigation, or other uses that do not require potable water. All storm water treatment shall meet the Outstanding Florida Water standards. No storm water retention facilities are permissible within the buffer area. Would seem that (3) b. iii may be only option as (3) b. i and ii conflict with (2) a. Is there also a conflict between (3) b. i. and (3) d.? Dennis Evans is the vice mayor of Dunnellon. He can be reached at devans@dunnellon.org. Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 5 000E60D 00075X7 Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Clip and Save Grandfather Clock 352-873-7587 GRANDFATHER CLOCK REPAIR Service and repairs 43 years full time experience Specializing in floor clocks. In Florida Jan., Feb., Mar., April (In Pennsylvania the other months) 0 0 0 E B L A 000EFNA Ocala 671-5374 The Villages 633-7019 JOINT PAIN? 000E5ZP 2155 W. 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6 Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 Blueberry Biscuit Cookies Yield: 14 servings Grown-Up Alert: Supervise younger children when using the oven. 2 cups biscuit mix 1 cup Florida blueberries 1 cup pecans, chopped 2 tablespoons low-fat milk 1/2 cup honey, divided Preheat oven to 350F. In large mixing bowl, combine biscuit mix, blueberries, pecans and milk. Mix well and add enough honey to make mixture stiff like cookie dough. Place dough by tablespoonful onto a greased baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake until edges begin to brown, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven and drizzle remaining honey on each cookie. Bake an additional 5 minutes and serve immediately. FAMILY FEATURES O ne of the best ways to get kids to eat healthier food is to let them make it themselves. And these snack recipes using Florida blueberries and strawberries are so good and so easy you may have a hard time getting the kids out of the kitchen. You can get really creative with strawberries and blueberries, said Justin Timineri, Executive Chef and Culinary Ambassador, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. They can be tossed into salads or yogurt, marinated in teriyaki sauce and served with grilled meats, or turned into delicious snacks like these. Not only do they taste good, theyre good for you. Blueberries are good for your eyes and memory, and they have antioxidants, which may prevent some types of cancer. Strawberries have vitamin C and fiber, which is good for your digestive system and helps you feel full. To get more berry-licious recipes like these, visit http://bit.ly/floridaberries. Kids in the Kitchen Age-Appropriate Cooking Tasks Chefs ages 4 to 5 Squeezing lemons and limes Washing produce Stirring and whisking Pouring ingredients Chefs ages 6 to 7 Grating, peeling and zesting Greasing pans Scooping batter Mashing and kneading Chefs ages 8 to 9 Slicing and chopping, with supervision Peeling fruits and vegetables Measuring ingredients Breaking eggs Chefs ages 10+ Slicing, chopping and dicing Baking Boiling Sauting Strawberry Mascarpone Panini Yield: 4 servings Grown-UpAlert: Superviseyoungerchildrenwhenusingthepaninimakerorgriddle. 8 slices fresh bread (1/2 inch thick) 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese 1/2 pound Florida strawberries, hulled and sliced thin Confectioners sugar for dusting 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Heat a panini press or griddle over medium heat. Spread a thin layer of mascarpone on top of each bread slice. Add an even layer of strawberries to 4 bread slices. Use the other 4 slices of bread to top the sandwiches. Brush sandwiches with butter and grill or press until golden, about 5 minutes. Transfer panini to cutting board and dust with confectioners sugar. Serve warm.Berry Snack BarsYield: 20 bars Grown-UpAlert: Superviseyoungerchildrenwhenchoppingnutsandusingtheoven. Crust: 1 cup pecans, chopped, divided 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 large egg 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract Pan release cooking spray Fruit Filling: 3 cups Florida strawberries, hulled and diced; divided 2 1/2 cups Florida blueberries, divided 1/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For crust: Combine 3/4 cup chopped pecans, both flours, sugar and salt in food processor. Pulse together until nuts are finely ground. Add cold butter to mixture and pulse until well incorporated. In small mixing bowl, whisk egg, oil, vanilla and almond extracts to g ether. With motor running on food proces sor, add egg mixture to pecan mixture. Continue to pulse until it begins to clump, 30 to 45 seconds. Measure out 1/2 cup of mixture and combine in bowl with remaining 1/4 cup chopped pecans; set aside for topping. Preheat oven to 400F. Coat 9-by-13inch baking dish with cooking spray. Combine 2 cups strawberries, 2 cups blueberries, orange juice, sugar and cornstarch in large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture has thickened (about 4 to 5 minutes). Stir in remaining fresh fruit and add vanilla. Transfer crust mixture to sprayed baking dish. Spread evenly and press firmly into bottom to form crust. Evenly spread fruit filling over crust. Sprinkle top of fruit filling with reserved topping mixture. Bake bars for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350F and bake until crust and topping are lightly brown, 25 to 30 minutes more. Let bars cool completely before cut ting. Serve with fresh fruit. Strawberry-Yogurt Freezer PopsYield: 10 servings 1 pound Florida strawberries, hulled and chopped 1/4 cup sugar 1 lemon, juiced 2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt 10 freezer pop molds and sticks In blender or food processor add half of the strawberries, sugar and lemon juice. Pure ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pour mixture into a small pitcher or container and add the rest of the chopped strawberries. Fill each freezer pop mold by alternating layers of strawberry mixture and yogurt. Insert handle or stick into each freezer pop and freeze at least 5 hours. To serve, run warm water over outside of molds until pops come out easily. If you dont have freezer pop molds, use small paper cups. Cover tops of cups with plastic wrap and poke the sticks through the plastic to keep them standing upright while in the freezer. Chef Justin Timineri


has been set aside but not vacated. Legal costs are the culprit here, much of which has gone to an out of county law firm. Ill say no more here. As for the editors mention of the CRA funds, ask any Native American if the government is capable of a bait and switch. On the federal level, there is something called Social Security that is a prime example. If the funds are not in escrow, guess what? Water rates? Google Fleming Island Crossings CDD and check out what folks in Clay County cough up. For myself, coming from Fleming Island to Dunnellon and from Washington State prior, this is the least I have paid a water-sewer utility during the past 18 years. I understand my bill is only 5 percent less than similar usage in Rainbow Springs. That should even out soon. As for debt, folks look at the total and divide by the 1,733 or so residents. But that statistic wont tell the story. If you divide by the number of businesses and households that pay taxes (not all do, some fall below the line) the picture is a little clearer. I do not have the actual number, but it has to be well below 1,733. So the actual long-term debt per household or business is a statistic we should know about. Folks that invest in stock look at the fraction of long-term debt to equity when deciding if a company is well run and viable. We should have a better understanding of these ratios as they pertain to the city. Finally, I wish all the best to John Pierpont in his audit of the business plan. This is the best move this new council has made to date. Dan Lumsden, Dunnellon Police thank sponsors, volunteers at road rallyThe Dunnellon Police Department hosted its inaugural Scavenger Hunt/Road Rally Saturday, March 16, to promote awareness about Special Olympics Florida. During the community event, we gave away valuable literature, motorcycle items, magnets, window clings and much more. In the event, participants were given paper directions and puzzles which they would try to solve. Some puzzles were easy, while others were more challenging. The 75-mile hunt took participants through parts of Marion County, and a small portion of Citrus County. It was a tough battle, but the winning team NeverLate came in first place and took the top prize of $250. Other prizes were an evening stay in an elite suite and breakfast at the Seven Sisters Inn of Ocala, tickets to the Silver Springs/Wild Waters and Homosassa Springs Nature Park. In appreciation for your support, the Dunnellon Police Department would like to recognize and thank the following for your generous donation to this event a great success: Heritage Plaza, Aarons Rental, Golden Flake Distribution, Calypso Concessions of Beverly Hills, Harley Davidson of Ocala, Publix at Foxwood and Canopy Oaks, Blue Gator, Ridenow, Wild Waters, Homosassa Springs Nature Park, Sonic of Dunnellon, Plantation of Crystal River and Gigi Hunter State Farm Insurance. Thank you also to the many volunteers, who came out, set up, stood post at the various scavenger hunt stops, cooked breakfast and lunch, and stayed to help clean up the area and Buddy Shaw for putting together the PA system. Your participation in this community event was vital to its success and is greatly appreciated. For information about helping or sponsoring future events, call the Dunnellon Police Department at 465-8510. Chief JoanneBlack and Staff, Dunnellon Police Department youre a kid. But Im one person who hates practical jokes. Most of the time theyre cruel and over the top. Why do people think its funny to prank somebody and then watch as that person freaks out and starts to cry? Sorry, but I just dont get it, but I think Im in the minority on this one. I would be remiss if I didnt mention the fact that Republican Rob Portman is reversing his stance on gay marriage due to finding out his son is gay. Although Im pleased that hes come to this decision, its rather ironic that he had to come face to face with the situation first. Because Im here to tell you right here, right now, somebody you are personally connected to is gay. It may be your child, your neighbor or your co-worker. They are the same person you know and love but they are gay. And that is OK. Many thanks to Havelon Flick for the heartwarming fan mail, I read it over and over. Happy Birthday to my niece, Alexandra, and my son-in-law, Luke. I hope you both enjoy your special day. And one more thing, I heard the popular actor Gerard Butler say that his parents who live in Scotland travel to The Villages every year for three months. They love the weather, atmosphere and camaraderie down there. Wasnt I just saying last week what a small world it is? Which reminds me of a personal ad I saw in the paper down at The Villages: I still like to rock, still like to cruise in my Camaro on Saturday nights and still like to play the guitar. If you were a groovy chick, or are now a groovy hen, lets get together and listen to my eight-track tapes That was one of the tamer ones that I could print. What a hunk that Gerard Butler is. But enough already, Ill save that one for another day. Council approved the measure it had four members, all of whom owned property on either the Rainbow or Withlacoochee rivers. Those councilmembers who OKd the measure included then-Mayor Fred Ward, Louise Kenney and Nikki Connors. The lateFred Stark, then vice mayor, was absent from the meeting in which the vote occurred and Seat No. 3 was vacant. No one, at the time, raised the concern of a conflict of interest. Why now? Why six years later, is the possibility of a conflict of interest in a vote by the City Council regarding an issue about either river being brought up? Lets face it, we can all comb through the citys history, which indicates most of the Council, past and present, has been inundated by river residents. This isnt new news that an issue the City Council is discussing might have a conflict of interest. However, for all intense purposes, if were going to cite conflict of interest, then perhaps the current City Council could correct the past mistakes made by former elected officials and repeal all of the ordinances adopted in the past six years. After all, most of us have been shouting at the top of our lungs for years now about how many mistakes past Councils have made. 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Fire department to host open house The Lake Tropicana Volunteer Fire Department, Station No. 25, will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at 17700 S.W. 36th Loop. Volunteer firefighters will be on hand to meet and there will be equipment demonstrations as well as information provided about equipment used to combat fires and other emergencies. For information, call Alan Wise at 445-2963.Caregivers Support group to meet April 9 The Caregiver Support will meet at 11 a.m. April 9 at the First United Methodist Church. Guest spaker Wendy Hall, a licensed social worker, will talk about Caregiver stress and how to manage it. For information, call Bob Henton at 465-5862 or email rhenton584@ aol.com. Friends of Library program slatedThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will host a special program, Presidents and Their First Ladies, featuring William and Sue Willis, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Library Meeting Room. The event is free. The Willises are now in their 16th year of bringing to life the stories of presidential couples. For information, call 438-2520. Cub Scouts meet Tuesdays at churchCub Scout Pack 508 meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Episcopal Church of the Advent, 11251 S.W. Highway 484, Ocala. For information, call 465-7272. Kiwanis changes meeting place The Kiwanis Club of Dunnellon will begin meeting at Carmelas Restaurant at 8 a.m. April 3 for its weekly meetings and breakfast. However, on the third Wednesday monthly, the club will continue meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Rainbow Springs Golf & Country Club. With this change, club officials are hopeful of encouraging downtown residents and business leaders to join. For information, call Ellie Pollock at 4656803 for a reservation by the previous Tuesday weekly.Fair Tax presentation scheduled April 3FairTax will discuss tax reform at a presentation at 7 p.m. April 3 at Gruffs Tap & Grill, 12084 S. Williams St. Come and learn how this simple, transparent and fair system can replace the complicated, intrusive, and hidden costs that are contained in the 73,000plus pages of our current tax code. Garden Club plans day trip to nurseryThe Rainbow Springs Garden Club will sponsor a day trip Monday, April 8, to Taylor Gardens Nursery in Sparr. Car pools will depart at 10 a.m. from the WinnDixie parking lot. Bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. Plans will be confirmed at the March 28 garden club meeting. Updates will be emailed as needed. For information, call Debbie Seivold at 4652917. Benefit sale planned for pregnancy center The Family Hope Pregnancy Center, 20892 Second Avenue beside First Baptist Church in Dunnellon, will host a benefit sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the center.Church to host RAD defense program Holy Faith at Blue Cove will host the Rape, Aggression Defense (RAD) program at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the church hall at Holy Faith at Blue Cove. This event is sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of Holy Faith. It is free and open to the public. For information, call 489-2685. Group to distribute toiletries, clothingChristians In Action (CIA), a new charitable organization formed to assist other local food pantries, will provide toiletries and clothing to families in need who qualify under federal guidelines. Free toiletries and clothing will be distributed from 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday monthly at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 1940 W. Henry Blair Lane. The church is behind Dunnellon Mulch and Stone. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 Citrus Countys Best Kept Dining Secret! 000E7WQ 11920 N. Florida Ave. (Hwy. 41), Citrus Springs Mile south of Dunnellon Visit our website at www.bentlysrestaurant.com to view all our menus or call 352-465-5810. Hours: Wed. Sat., 11 am 9 pm Sunday, 9 am 9 pm Closed Mon. & Tue. Casual food at its finest Bentlys Restaurant Join Us For A Great Lunch Or Dinner Ask About Our $ 6 00 Lunch Menu Join Us For SUNDAY BRUNCH Sit, relax and enjoy. Our Sunday Brunch Menu includes Eggs Benedict, Bentlys French Toast, Bacon and Eggs and more. Watch for our new menu coming out March 13! Thursday International Night Taste the foods of the World 783594 L e t s G o O u t Lets Go Out! Doctors Who Know Opticians Who Care 1124 N. Suncoast Blvd. (next to Nature Coast Bank) 352-795-3317 Crystal Eye Center & Optical FULL SERVICE OPTICAL Great Frame Selection Repairs Free Adjustments L E T U S M A K E LET US MAKE 2 T H I N G S 2 THINGS P E R F E C T L Y C L E A R PERFECTLY CLEAR 000E6IH Tickets include a barbecue pork & chicken combo with baked beans, potato salad, rolls and a glass of iced tea and, of course, an amazing evening filled with entertainment by Billy Elvis Lindsey. (Other non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages can be purchased separately.)Beer, Wine & Full Liquor Bar Available000EFBB B ARBECUE & B LUE S UEDE S HOES T UESDAY, A PRIL 9, 2013Award-Winning Elvis Impersonator Billy Elvis Lindsey captures the true artistic, creative and amazing talents of the one and only King of Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley. Join us Tuesday, April 9 for this one-of-a-kind show. Limited seating and tickets are selling fast... get yours now! European seating at tables of eight. Doors open at 4:30 Cocktails reception til 5 Dinner from 5 to 6 Show starts at 6 Tickets are$ 25 00 each Tickets available at: A to Z Liquors Gruffs Tap and Grill GRUFFS T AP & G RILLE 12084 S. Williams St., Dunnellon (Old Dinner Bell Restaurant) 352-465-2881 www.gruffsontheriver.com C h i n a H o u s e C h i n a H o u s e China House D INING T O G O OR E AT -I N (352) 522-0008 (Next to Subway) 000EA0T 11352 N. Williams St. (Sweetbay Plaza) Please Call (352) 489-9763 C h i n a W o k B u f f e t C h i n a W o k B u f f e t China Wok Buffet Lunch $6.75 Dinner $8.95 ROAST BEEF EVERY FRIDAY, SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY ALL DAY L O O K I N G F O R A N LOOKING FOR AN E Y E D O C T O R ? EYE DOCTOR? L O O K I N G F O R A N LOOKING FOR AN E Y E D O C T O R ? EYE DOCTOR? SEE AZWELL VISION CARE Board-Certified Optometric Physicians 352-465-0024 Private office. Convenient location. Located next to Walmart Vision Center, Dunnellon 000E3RE First birthday Special to the Riverland NewsGunnar Frank Macatee celebrated his first birthday March 4. His proud parents are Buzzy and Melodie Macatee of New Port Richey. He joins his two older brothers, Cameron and Ethan. His maternal grandparents are Wayne and Michele Roberts and Chuck Lopsiger of Dunnellon. His maternal great-grandparents are Bob and Pat Chester of Dunnellon. His paternal grandparents are Grace Kneebusch of St. Pete Beach and Frank and Debbie Macatee of Hudson. COMMUNITY NEWS COMMUNITY NEWS


Catholic church slates Easter servicesSt. John the Baptist Catholic Church has scheduled a series of Holy Week/Easter services. Holy Thursday: Confessions will be from 10 a.m to noon. Mass of the Lords Supper will be at 7 p.m. with Adoration at 10. Good Friday: Confessions will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Stations of the Cross will be at noon with Good Friday services at 3 and 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Morning Prayer will be at 9 a.m., followed by Blessing of the Baskets. Confessions will be from 10 to 11 a.m. An Easter vigil is slated for 8 p.m. Easter Sunday: Mass will be at 7 a.m. at the Gazebo. Attendees will need to bring their own chair. Other services are slated for 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. while the Spanish Mass will be at noon. The church is at 7525 U.S. 41. For information, call 489-5954. Church to host fashion show The Womens Fellowship of First Congregational United Church of Christ will host a luncheon and a Fashion with a Twist show at noon April 6. Tickets are $10 per person and available at the church office. First Congregational United Church of Christ is at 7171 S.W. State Road 200. For information, call 352-237-3035 or 352-509-4218 or email uccocala.org. Church schedules rummage saleThe ladies of Peace Lutheran Church will host their annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13. If anyone has items they wish to donate to the sale, call Thelma Grams at 352-4653877, to arrange a time when someone will be available to accept donations. Peace Lutheran Church is at 7201 S. U.S. 41, 5 miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For information, call the church office at 489-5881. Walter W. Bill Gray, 89Walter W. Bill Gray, 89, formerly of Dunnellon, Fla., died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Village Of The Falls, Olmsted Falls, Ohio. He was born July 15, 1923 in Pike County, Ky., and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was an automotive repairman for many years, retiring in 1977. He had also been employed as a truck driver. Bill is survived by his wife of 10 years, Colleen O. (nee Troxell); grandchildren, Becky (Rick) Adair of Elyria and Jeff (Julie) Reffner of Brunswick, Ohio; greatgrandchildren, Steven Adair, Kellie Rhode, Matthew Reffner, Devin Reffner and Daniel Reffner; and great-greatgrandchildren, Ryan and Chloe Adair. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Blanche (nee Lee); second wife, Bertha (nee Anderson); and son, Gerald Reffner in 2004. Friends were received Monday, March 25, 2013 at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria, Ohio. Rev. Michael Creutz, chaplain of Harbor Light Hospice officiated and burial was in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Ohio. For online condolences, visit www.dickenfuneral home.com. Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 9 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 000DKHB 000DYBS Using Godly Influence to Build the Kingdom First Baptist Church 20831 Powell Road Dunnellon, FL 34431 www.fbcdunnellon.com Phone: 352-489-2730 Fax: 352-465-7729 E-mail: fbcdunnellon@bellsouth.net 000E6WB 1 1 3 7 1 N W i l l i a m s S t S u i t e 1 D u n n e l l o n ( 3 5 2 ) 4 6 5 1 1 8 8 1 1 3 7 1 N W i l l i a m s S t 11371 N. Williams St. S u i t e 1 D u n n e l l o n Suite 1 Dunnellon ( 3 5 2 ) 4 6 5 1 1 8 8 (352) 465-1188 Shampoo & Cuts starting as low as $ 16.00 Come in and meet our Professional Stylists: Terry, Tabitha, Lori, Debbie & Ron Happy Easter to all our Patrons and Future Clients 000DK87 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 www.stjohncc.com HOLY THURSDAY Morning Prayer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Confessions . . . . . . . . . 10:00 AM 12 NOON Bilingual Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Adoration until 10:00 PM ) GOOD FRIDAY Morning Prayer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Confessions . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 AM 11:00 AM Stations of the Cross . . . . . . . . . . . 12 NOON Good Friday Service . . . 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM HOLY SATURDAY Morning Prayer/Blessing of Baskets . 9:00 AM Confessions . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 AM 11:00 AM Easter Vigil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 PM EASTER SUNDAY Mass . . . . 7 AM (Gazebo), 8:30 AM 10:30 AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Spanish) 12 NOON The Passion of the Christ movie . . 2 :00 PM Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Jean Desir, Pastor 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 000E0RO 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 000DKHM 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 000DNVW The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com 000DXS6 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sunday Services 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Coffee Hour 9:00 AM Healing Service 1st Sunday Every Month Following 10:00 AM Service 000DTCQ 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. First Congregational United Church of Christ 7171 SW SR 200, Ocala, FL 352-237-3035 uccocala.org Dr. H.W. McSwain, Jr., Pastor Taking Care Of Our Patients Since 1992 Bellam Medical Clinic Rajendra P. Bellam MD Board Certified Internal Medicine Internal & General Medicine Crystal Van Leeuwen, ARNP-C EKG, Lab, Pap Test Done MEDICARE, MEDICAID & MOST INSURANCE ACCEPTED NEW PATIENTS & WALK-INS WELCOME www.BellamMedical.com 000E3PC Monday-Friday 447-3031 41 N. Inglis Ave., Inglis Monday-Saturday (352) 465-1199 11011 N. Williams St., Dunnellon (Hwy. 41) Across from WalMart Hypertension Gynecology Heart Disease Womens Health Diabetes Mens Health Arthritis Physicals Anxiety Wellness Screening HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES: SEVEN RIVERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER CITRUS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UPS Fedex 000EA14 Faxing Copies B&W & Color Notary UPS FedEx Embroidery We gladly accept prepaid UPS & Fedex Boxes 11150 N. Williams St., Suite 108, Dunnellon 465-7442 Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . 4:30 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 000DKHD Romeo Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship 11:00 AM Disciple Training 5:00 PM Pastor R.D. Hess (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 000DNVM GATHERINGS A 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 OBITUARY CHURCH NEWS A work of art JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsNina Hodlmair admires an acrylic painting March 15 titled, Bird Creek, by artist David Jackson at Brannen Banks inaugural Dunnellon Community Art Exhibit. The event featured artwork by local artists as well as students from Dunnellon and Romeo elementary schools. Puzzle answers on Page 3 Walter W. Bill Gray


11 TH ANNUAL MARION COUNTY SPRINGS FESTIVAL 10 Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 ABOVE: Eckerd College student Rebecca McCormack washes off a turtle she and other biology classmates caught while tagging turtles Friday in the Rainbow River. Several of the species she and others caught were used to diplay various types of turtles that call the Rainbow River home during the annual Marion County Springs Festival. RIGHT: Bailey Crowther tentatively pets a baby alligator being held by Erica Shewbert of Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park. BELOW: Park Ranger Rachel Fonvielle holds a corn snake while Ashley Alicea, foreground, and her sister, Amber, attempt to pet the snake. ABOVE: An Eckerd College processor shows one of the many baby loggerhead turtles caught for display purposes to show eventgoers at the Springs Festival. BELOW: Hannah Van Order, a Vanguard High School student, works on another piece of artwork while several of her other items are on display. Van Order created the winning poster entry for this year's event. Singer Alan Height performs original songs Saturday with the picturesque Rainbow Springs serving as backdrop during the 11th annual Marion County Springs Festival at Rainbow Springs State Park. The event focuses on preserving the Marion County Springs through awareness and stewardship and has been the mission of MCSF since 2000. Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News


R IVERLAND SPORTS/ EDUCATION Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 11 Lady Tigers enter break on positive note The Dunnellon High School girls softball team hopped on the Lady Colts backs March 19 and went for a wild ride; however, the Lady Tigers got couldnt hold on for an eightsecond ride, falling to North Marion, 3-1. Senior Leslie Maddox had an RBI for the Lady Tigers while sophomore Dania Clark had one hit and two stolen bases, scoring Dunnellons lone run. Junior Bianca Pierro pitched a complete game, striking out eight, while allowing 11 hits and two walks. The Lady Tigers played March 21 against Eustis High School, falling 3-2 in a district contest. Dunnellon led 2-0 until the fifth inning when Eustis scored a run. The Lady Tigers held the Panthers in check until the seventh inning when Eustis scored two runs to record the one-run victory. Maddox had a home run and two RBIs for Dunnellon while senior Elizabeth Wright had a double. Pierro again hurled a complete game, striking out five while yielding seven hits and three walks. The Lady Tigers got in a cat fight Friday, March 22, against the Forest Wildcats, taking a 31 victory before Spring Break. Senior Morgan Shalna had a hit and contributed to one of Dunnellons runs. Junior Jody Weber, senior Kayla Owens and Maddox also had one hit apiece. Sophomore Kelly Howard had a bunt single and scored, while sophomore Angel Richardson also scored one of Dunnellons runs. Pierro pitched her third complete game of the week, striking out five Lady Wildcats while allowing five hits and two walks. Dunnellon will resume play Monday, April 1, when the Lady Tigers return to the field at 7 p.m. at North Marion. Dunnellon will also play at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, against Forrest at home and at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at Crystal River. DMS seventh-graders preparing for field trip to state capitol T he Dunnellon Middle School seventhgrade class will enjoy a day-long field trip April 1 to Tallahassee. We are happy that 91 DMS students will be going on the field trip. The field trip to Tallahassee will allow students to enhance their appreciation of Civics, a new core subject for seventh-grade students this year replacing Geography. Students are going to visit the Old Capitol Building and the Florida history exhibits housed there. There will also be a guided tour of the New Capitol Building with stops at the House and Senate chambers. Students are welcome to bring some snacks and a camera with them if they want. Lunch will be provided at Chick-Fil-A. We would like to suggest students bring a light jacket or sweater with them. Students will report to campus at 5 a.m. as they prepare with their chaperones for an exciting day of touring our States Capitol. There will be no school for students Monday, April 1. This is a scheduled teachers workday. Our well rested and eager DMS students will return to school Tuesday, April 2, as DMS will operate its normal hours, which are from 9:20 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. The DMS Symphonic DHS will return to action with three straight games AMANDA BARNEY For the Riverland News DHS, DMS students to present comedyPlayers from Dunnellon High and Dunnellon Middle schools will present the ferociously funny, family friendly comedy, Mama Wont Fly, at 7 p.m. April 12 and 13 and at 3 p.m. April 14 at the Dunnellon Middle School auditorium at 21005 Chestnut St. An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brothers wedding. Savannahs problem: Mama wont fly. Tickets are $5 at the door. For information, call Dianne Sellner at 465-6745. Yoga class slated at Dunnellon ElementaryCTAE will offer a yoga class from 4 to 6 p.m. starting Thursday, April 11, at Dunnellon Elementary. Classes will run through May 16. The fee is $45 and registration takes place the first day of class. Participants will need an exercise mat and light hand weights. For information, call Lisa Bubba at 489-8051. Storm water grants availablePublic and private educators wishing to teach their students about storm water quality topics may benefit from a Marion County Office of the County Engineer grant program. Through March 29, educators serving students who live in unincorporated Marion County may receive funds under the 2012-13 Stormwater Education Grants Program. Grantees may receive up to $750 to use for stormwater/water resource education and up to $1,000 to purchase equipment related to these projects. For information about the grants program, call Gail Mowry at 352-671-8686. Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will continue to collect Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one of the local schools here in Dunnellon. Box Tops and labels can be dropped of at the office of the church or put in the container in the church narthax. For information, call 489-5954. EDUCATION NEWS Parkview Lanes Weekly News League scores for the week ending March 24: Congratulations: Brian Carney set a new high series March 20 at Parkview Lanes by rolling an 835 series during The Wednesday Night Mens league. His game scores were 299, 300 and 236. The 300 game was his second at Parkview Lanes, and he also has recorded an 813 series at Parkview Lanes. Citrus KIA GolfBowl Results: The March Citrus Kia GolfBowl was won by Chris Clemmons and Rob Chilton, who finished first in bowling and third in golf, giving them a two-point margin over Marvin Brigner and Jim Randle (fourth in golf; second in bowling) and Bobby Craft and Matt Briggs (third in both golf and bowling). The next Citrus KIA GolfBowl will be Saturday, April 27, with registrations required by Wednesday, April 24. Mixed Doubles NoTap: Stephanie Flory and Matt OBrien won the Mixed Doubles NoTap with 1,607 pins, only four ahead of Myla Wexler and John Saltmarsh. Michelle Shirley and Arta Norris were third (1,567), followed by Bridget and Wes Foley (1,563) and Lisa White and John Charette (1,502). Michelle Shirley had the high series for the women (825) and Dwayne Harrell for the men (856), and Arta Norris defeated six bowlers to take the Krazy Eights. The next Mixed Doubles NoTap will be Sunday, April 28, with registrations required by Friday, April 26. Monday Night Special: Handicap: Dennis Flanagan 281; Larry Fritz 270; Ron Mesick 725; Dalton Grudzas 710; Pam Levert 280, 704; Stephanie Flory 261, 704; Susann Brosius 676. Scratch: Larry Fritz 258; Chris Carr 257, 652; Dalton Grudzas 665; Stephanie Flory 243, 650; Pam Levert 223; Dorine Fugere 586. Preserve Pinbusters: Handicap: Frank Turner 271; Frank Thomas 262; Dave Clem 695; Jeff Koch 694; Jan Miller 246, 662; Joyce Swarm 242; Dianna Kirk 652. Scratch: Jeff Koch 247, 694; Dave Huffman 222; Dave Clem 632; Jan Miller 189, 491; Betty Noland 184, 468. Suncoast Seniors: Handicap: Jack Connell 262, 664; Allan Gobbi 261,701; Don Gonczi 701; Mary Skourn 219, 618; Marylou Halovich 216, 623. Scratch: Jerry Ness 227, 614; Jack Connell 218; Don Gonczi 623; Barb Steffen 161, 423; Mary Skourn 155, 426. Late Starters: Handicap: Frank Reesby 267, 658; Bob Biggs 240, 689; Kathy Hession 230; Millie George 225, 654; Helen Herr 643. Scratch: Frank Reesby 238; Mark Ash 223, 631; Rich Soletto 626; Kathy Hession 181, 491; Millie George 180, 519; Peggy Murdock 180. Good Time Bowlers: Handicap: Jim Harvey 347; Dave Messenger 341, 625; Mike Bonadonna 660; Pat Stoner 267, 721; Diane Collier 223, 615; Fran Montross 223. Scratch: Dave Messenger 203, 511; Ken McNally 181; Mike Bonadonna 525; Pat Stoner 213, 559; Diane Collier 165, 441. Holder Hotshots: Handicap: Lyle Ternes 292; Andre Boetius 283, 726; Ted Apple 746; Phyllis Ternes 272; Lynda Morgan 256, 708; Judy Hindbaugh 702. Scratch: Jerry Ness 616; Lyle Ternes 239; Eddie Corbitt 586; Phyllis Ternes 189; Judy Hindbaugh 180, 504; Lynda Morgan 453. Wednesday Night Men: Handicap: Brian Carney 317, 886; John Schott 297; John Saltmarsh 801. Scratch: Brian Carney 300, 835; Tim Lawrence 279, 766; John Saltmarsh 279, 759; Sean Fugere 749; Scott Brown 710. Womens Trio: Handicap: Rose Damico 241; Carol George 235, 676; Carol McHale 669. Scratch: Rose Damico 177; Marilyn Seymour 171; Carol George 478; Mary Briscoe 467. Sandy Oaks: Handicap: Larry Benefiel 237, 671; Jeff Hyde 232, 663; Karen Benefiel 237; Darlene Vander Eyk 236; Ruth Frazier 667; Lynn Brownlow 666. Scratch: Bob Iverson 193, 521; Jack Foster 170, 479; Jeff Hyde 170; Karen Benefiel 166, 425; Ruth Frazier 151, 418. Parkview Owls: Handicap: Wes Foley 263, 711; Lou Hiller 257; Arta Norris 702; Rosemary Burdick 258, 742; Toni Mills-Smith 255; Arlene Heaton 728. Scratch: Wes Foley 245, 657; K.E. Conrad 223, 595; Rosemary Burdick 204, 580; Michelle Shirley 203, 578. Bowlers of the Week: Pat Stoner, 135 pins over her average, and Brian Carney, 202 pins over his average. BOWLING SCORES Delbert Smallridge DMS Principal Rainbows End LGA crowns champion The Rainbows End Golf Club Ladies Golf Association championship was March 6, 13 and 20. The group gathered for its monthly luncheon at the club. Vivian Sousa, right, won the groups championship while Jean Montville was the runner-up. The pair had a twohole sudden death playoff won by Vivian when she sank a 30-foot downhill putt for a par on hole No. 9. Rainbows End Golf Clubs Twilight League Points game is now under way at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and will be played through the middle of October. For information, call 489-4566. Special to the Riverland News Scholarships for HS grads top $100K OCALA Workforce Connection will award up to $105,000 in scholarships to regional high school graduates who plan to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or technical occupations that supports the local economy. The scholarship program provides two scholarships up to $3,500 each for students in each of the public high schools in Workforce Connections region of Citrus, Levy and Marion counties. These scholarships can be used for training in two-year community college or technical school programs. Scholarship applications are available from high school guidance counselors; the deadline to return completed applications to counselors is Monday, April 1. Eligible students must be at least 18 prior to the enrollment deadline for their training program. Scholarships are awarded in coordination with each school district based on students academic performance, income eligibility and planned course of postsecondary study. Workforce Connection CEO Rusty Skinner said that the investment in postsecondary programs focusing on STEM and other targeted occupations is an important factor for expansion of economic development and job growth. Last year, when the scholarship program was introduced, Workforce Connection earmarked $60,000 for area students. Scholarships cover continuing education costs including tuition, books, fees, labs and supportive services provided by Workforce Connection. In addition, scholarship recipients will work with a trained Workforce Connection career specialist as they progress through their post-secondary training and eventually seek employment. Workforce Connection is the local, business-led organization that strives to connect qualified workers with local employers in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties through costeffective, high quality employment, training and education services in partnership with businesses, community-based organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies. Workforce Connection to award funds to 6 area students Special to the Riverland News PRINCIPALS OFFICE See CAPITOL page 14


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Tourism enhancement grants availableThe Ocala/Marion County Tourist Development Council is accepting applications for grant funds to support projects and special events held in Marion County that promote tourism, create paid lodging, enhance the countys appeal to visitors and create significant economic activity. Awarded grants will be tied to overnight lodging productivity (hotel, motel, camp grounds, RV parks) in Marion. A total of $50,000 is available for grant awards. To obtain a grant application, visit www.ocalamarion.com and click on the Grant Application tab from the menu on the right. Completed applications must be mailed or delivered to the Ocala/Marion County Visitors & Convention Bureau (112 N. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, FL 34475) by 4 p.m. Monday, April 8. Grant recipients will be announced in May. For information about the Visitors & Convention Bureau grants program, call Diane Quinn at 352-4382805 or email diane.quinn@marion countyfl.org. AARP to offer free tax assistance AARP offers free income tax assistance Feb. 6 through April 13 at three locations near Dunnellon. It is not necessary to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. Tax assistance is available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the American Legion on U.S. 41; 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Rainbow Lakes Estates Community Center; and 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays, at the Dunnellon Public Library. An appointment can be scheduled at the library reference desk by phone, but appointments are not required. For information, call Wayne Sloan at 4895066. Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 13 A DVERTISING S AYS T O P EOPLE Heres what weve got. Heres what we do for you. Heres how to get it. 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PartyLite representative Debbie McElroy, center, cuts a ribbon celebrating her membership into the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce as Chamber officials look on. For information, call McElroy at 352-246-2703. River Rats Boutique owner Barbara Laird, center, cuts the ribbon with Chamber officials and representatives from the Dunnellon Police Department. River Rats Boutique is at 20372 E. Pennsylvania Ave. (Penn Plaza). For information, call 352-525-0185. Boomtown Days in need of sponsors, volunteers, pageant entries and more Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce officials need the publics help as plans for the annual Dunnellon Boomtown Days Festival are taking shape, but organizers of the yearly festival celebrating the citys mining roots, need volunteers and sponsors a lot of both. Dunnellon Boomtown Days 2013 is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, in Historic Downtown Dunnellon. The two days of festivities are highlighted by the annual Queen of the Rainbow pageant and the Little Mister and Miss Dunnellon pageant. Females, ages 15 to 20, are encouraged to participate, said Beverly Leisure, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. The pageant will be Sunday, April 21. Prizes include trophies, tiaras, cash prizes, flowers and more. Applications for the annual pageant are available at the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce at 20500 E. Pennsylvania Ave. The Little Mister and Miss Dunnellon pageant will be Saturday, April 20. The event is open to children ages 5 to 7. Applications for that pageant are also available at the Dunnellon Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the pageants, there will be food, crafts, music and more. Ariel Bruns, entertainment coordinator, said music acts are still being sought for the annual two-day festival. Those individuals or groups who are interested in performing at the event should email boomtownmusic2013@gmail.com with their information. Of course, a new mayor will be crowned during the festivities. No, not the mayor of Dunnellon, but the Boomtown Mayor. Participants are still being sought for the light-hearted competition. Making it all possible, Leisure said, are volunteers and sponsors, both of which are needed. For information about the pageants, entertainment, Boomtown Mayor or to volunteer or help sponsor the event, call 489-2320 or email dunnellonchamber commerce@gmail.com. COMMUNITY BRIEFS Riverland News


Enterprise typically does not meet with municipalities, Algiere said, instead focusing on partnering with local Economic Development Councils, or in the case of Marion County, the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership (CEP). The city did invite Kevin Sheilley, the president and CEO of the CEP as well as Brett Barnes, the director of business attraction with the CEP But city officials wanted it made known that Dunnellon has the infrastructure and services necessary to attract both national and international businesses. Enterprise recently helped the CEP and the city of Ocala and Marion County land FedExs new Ground Package System Inc.s distribution hub at the Ocala/Marion County Commerce Park along Interstate 75. Mayor Whitt boasted about Dunnellons environmental assets as well as the technology the city can provide with Greenlight. He noted he realizes how many businesses are now using ecommerce to ply their wares. Quality of life is what we can sell, Mayor Whitt said. We have the infrastructure to move forward really quickly. We are a family friendly community with all of the amenities of a larger city. Algiere spoke about the citys strategic vision in which it wanted to create industry near the airport as well as to expand the citys ecotourism industry. She mentioned how the city has recently expanded its utilities and has capacity to add to its water/sewer network. She mentioned the recent annexation of property along County Road 484 and the impending procedure to begin annexing more than 9,000 acres of property near the airport. The land is owned by Dr. Pruitt and is part of the Secret Promise property. Were trying to implement our strategic vision and make these goals a reality, she said. We have the needed utilities. We want to attract bigger businesses. We want to attract a bigger hotel. We want to bring in more tourists to the area. Representatives with Enterprise Florida seemed intrigued at what the city presented, including a packet detailing available land and utilities available. Currently, Enterprise Florida and the CEP are creating their respective site databases so when it does attempt to lure businesses to the state, it knows what land is available, if its shovel-ready and if zoning ordinances will meet their requirements. This is more specific to what we are looking for, Luis Perez-Codina, a manager of business development with Enterprise Florida, told city officials about their information package. This has a lot of potential. Sheilley gave city officials a thumbs-up after their presentation, applauding them for their efforts. We are going to be aggressive, he said. We know how this process works. River Watch Program seeks volunteersThe Rainbow River Watch Program will start another season this spring and its 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 this program is to protect the Rainbow River and allow it to be used in a safe and prudent manner by all. As volunteers, you will go out on patrol, in a sheriffs boat, and assist tubers, bathers and other boaters with any problems they may encounter. All volunteers will receive the necessary training to be qualified in all aspects pertaining to water patrols. For information, call the Dunnellon District Sheriffs Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, at 402-6050. American Legion activities slated American Legion Wall-Rives Post 58 and the Womens Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. Dinner will be served at 5:30. 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 is the third Saturday monthly. Cost for the breakfast is $5 per person. Band, under the direction of Miss Kristina Roblow, DMS Band Director, will perform from Thursday, April 4, in the Pre-Festival Concert at MTI in Ocala. Students will leave campus at 4 p.m. and return by 9:30 p.m. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Good luck and have a harmonious night. Report cards will be issued Friday, April 5, at Dunnellon Middle School. The FCAT is just around the corner and will be administered beginning Monday, April 15, through Friday, April 26, at Dunnellon Middle School as well as countywide. Take advantage of the FCAT Explorer at www.fcatexplorer.com This is a free online learning tool from the Florida Department of Education. Dunnellon Middle School loves to brag. We would like to take this opportunity to brag about the following DMS students who exemplify what Dunnellon Middle School is all about and to say how very proud of the talent and vision these young people have: The DMS Marketing students, under the guidance of Miss Beth Wood, took part in the Break the Silence on Teen Dating Violence competition and created some winning projects. Bailey DeLuca placed second in the essay contest and will receive a $75 prize. Hunter Day won first place in the visual arts category. The PSA Sticks and Stones was named the winner of the video contest in the visual arts category. Student Producers and actors were Breanna Bergeron, Tania Davila, Megan Barde, Constance Cassell, Olivia Peterson, Jasmine Monahan, Chris Ruiz and Miguel Villa. The projects will be featured on the Break the Silence on Teen Dating Violence website and Facebook page. 14 Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 Riverland News MONDAY, 2:00 P.M. 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WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE WASHERS & DRYERS (352) 209-5135 DUDLEYS AUCTION Auction Est ate Adventure Auction Thur 3-28 3pm -outside 6pm -inside Several Estates quality furniture, tools, contents, 01Caddy SLS, 98Merc Grand Marquis 1 owner, estate car. *check website* www.dudleys auction.com 637-9588 10%BP Au2267AB1667 L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE1-877-676-1403R IVERLANDN EWSC LASSIFIEDSG ET R ESULTS! ASSIST SENIORS We provide non-medical companionship and home help for seniors. Day, weekend and overnight shifts available. Join our special team of CAREGivers today. 352-622-5936 Lic. #HCS229393 COMPUTER TECHNICIANS TRAINING! Train for PC Technical Careers at sctrain.edu No computer Experience Needed! Job placement Assistance HS Diploma/GED a Must Start Immediately! 1-888-872-4677 NEWSPAPER CARRIER WANTEDNewspaper carrier wanted for early morning delivery of the Citrus County Chronicle and other newspapers for home delivery customers. 3 to 4 hours per day. Must have insured and reliable vehicle preferable a van SUV, or pick up with a cap -Large enough to hold our Sunday product Apply in Person 1624 N Medowcrest Blvd, Crystal River Monday to Friday 8am -5pm Newspaper carriers are independent contractors, not employees of the Citrus County Chronicle NOW HIRING Entry-level to Mgmt. Exp. Not reqd. Training provided. Benefit package offered. $600-$850/wk. Call Ashley 352-436-4460 Driver Qualify for any portion of $.03/mile quarterly bonus: $.01 Safety, $.01 Production, $.01 MPG. Two raises in 1st year. 3 months OTR experience (800)414-9569 www .driveknight.com DRIVERS DriverTrainees Needed NOW! Become a driver for Werner Enterprises. Earn $800 per week! Local CDL Training (877)214-3624 do you possess ...A DYNAMIC PERSONALITY ...GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS .SOLID COMPUTER SKILLS Seeking an INSIDE SALES REP to help service existing accounts and prospect for new. Full Time with Comprehensive Benefits Package Base Salary plus Commission APPLY TODAY: djkamlot@chr onicl eonline.com Drug Screen Required for Final Applicant EOE 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 P/T, DIETARY AIDE Looking for : Responsible Individual with flexible hours. Apply in Person: 700 SE 8th Ave Crystal River, 34429 DFWP, EOE AIRLINE CAREERS Train for hands on Aviation Maintenance Career FAAapproved program. Financial aid if qualified Housing available. CALLAviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769 AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Maintenance Career. FAAapproved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing available CALLAviation Institute of Maintenance (866)314-3769 FL. JUMBO SHRIMP 15ct @ $5.00lb, Stone Crabs@ $6.00lb Delivered 352-795-0077 TEACHER Fulltime/Part time, Exp. Req. CDAPref. 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How To Make Your Car Disappear...Simply advertise in the Classifieds and get results quickly! TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 www.riverlandnews.com 5185 A W. Dunnellon Rd. Dunnellon (352) 489-8040 000E51R TERMITE & PEST CONTROL STAR G O T T E R M I T E S ? GOT TERMITES? Get a fast, honest answer Scheduling done within 24 hours Reasonable prices without high pressure sales 000EESP 000E3NK 000EET1 000EEST CAPITOL continued from page 11 Schedule of eventsT hursday, March 28, Friday, March 29 Spring Break. Monday, A pril 1 Seventh-grade Field Trip to Tallahassee. Students report to campus at 5 a.m. No school for students; teacher workday. T uesday, A pril 2 Students return to school. 3:40 to 5:30 p.m. Symphonic Band Practice in Band Room. T hursday, A pril 4 6 to 9:30 p.m. Pre-festival Concert at MTI. Friday, A pril 5 Report cards to be issued. NEWS NOTES JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsEddie Esch, Public Services & Utilities director, discusses the citys infrastructure and utilities with Enterprise Florida representatives as City Manager Lisa Algiere listens to the conversation. GROWTH continued from page 1


Riverland News, Thursday, March 28, 2013 15 415-0328 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE Fictitious Name NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Undersigned, Doing business as: Life With Grace at 9364 SE 7th Avenue Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED this 22nd day of March, 2013 /s/ Wendy Chaffin, Owner March 28, 2013 Road, Ocala, Florida 34480 with a mailing address of 9364 SE 7th Avenue Road, Ocala, Florida 34480 desiring to engage in business under a fictitious name intends to register said name with Florida 407-0328 RIV 04/03/13 Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE The Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast, a United Way supported organization, will be facilitating the Board of Directors bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday,April 3, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coasts main office at 1560 N. Meadowcrest Blvd, Crystal River, FL34429. Please contact Coalition Staff at 352-563-9939, ext. 263 if you have any questions. Public participation is welcome. March 28, 2013 409-0328 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE 4/18 Sale Date NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Moms Towing gives notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 4/18/2013 at 1:00 PM at 1675 SE 180th Avenue, Silver Springs, FL 34488 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Moms Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FDXE40S5XHA40736 1999 ECONOLINE 2G4WS52J3Y1303292 2000 BUICK CENTUR Y March 28, 2013 410-0328 RIV PUBLIC NOTICE 4/19 Sale Date NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Moms Towing gives notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 4/19/2013 at 1:00 PM at 1675 SE 180th Avenue, Silver Springs, FL 34488 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Moms Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FMEU15N1KLA93547 1989 FORD BRONCO A6A057E730393 1976 AMER 4D JKAKZCJ1XCA010518 412-0328 RIV4/16 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE The following vehicle will be sold at public sale to satisfy a lien, per Fl Stat 713.585, at 10:00 AM on April 16, 2013 at A-One Transmission Shop Inc dba A-1 Transmissions Inc, 1911 SW 3rd Ave, Ocala FL 34474, phone 352-629-6977. No titles, as is, cash only. 1995 LEXUS SC300, 2D, VIN JT8JZ31C3S0028977 Cash sum to redeem vehicle $3093.24. Notice to owner or lienholder as to right to a hearing prior to sale date by filing with clerk of court and to recover vehicle by posting bond in accordance with Fl Stat 559.917. Proceeds of sale exceeding lien amount will be deposited with the clerk of court. Interested parties, contact State Filing Service 772-595-9555. March 28, 2013 413-0328 RIV 4/12 Sale NOTICE OF PUBLIC 417-0328 RIV 04/18 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE THE FOLLOWING VEHICLE WILLBE SOLD FOR CHARGES DUE ATPUBLIC AUCTION FREE OF ALLPRIOR LIENS PER FLSTATUTE 713.78 AT 9:00 AM ON APRIL18, 2013 VEHICLE IS AS IS. CASH ONLY. WE RESERVE THE RIGHTTO REFUSE ANYAND ALL BIDS/SALES. VEHICLE IS STORED AND WILLBE AUCTIONED AT: ROBERTS TOWING & RECOVERY 1004 NE 95TH STREETOCALA, FL34479. 2001 CHEVY VIN: 2G1WW12E219359986 March 28, 2013. 1982 KA W ASAKI JH4DA9442NS011043 1992 ACURA INTEGRA 1FTEF14HXFNA85113 1985 FORD PK March 28, 2013 SALE Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 4/12/2013, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing /C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2002 HYUNDAI KMHFU45E42A165441 March 28, 2013 414-0404 RIVvs. RILEY, CYNTHIA CASE NO 42-2011-CA-001997 NOTICE OF SALEPUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 5th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 42-2011-CA-001997 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. CYNTHIA RILEY, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S), NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 11th, 2013 and entered in Case No. 42-2011-CA-001997 in the Circuit Court of the 5th Judicial Circuit in and for Marion County, Florida wherein GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC was the Plaintiff and CYNTHIA RILEY, ET AL., the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. by electronic sale at website www.marion.realforeclose.com on the 15th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK F OF SILVER SPRINGS VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK M, PAGE(S) 79-80, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA. Tax ID: 3269-006-005 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DAVID R. ELLSPERMANN, Clerk, Circuit Court By:/s/ C.COTTON, 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 Tameka Gordon, the ADA Coordinator 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 notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. March 28 and April 4, 2013 411-0404 RIV Estate of Brandt, Herbert 2013 CP427 FNotice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA File No.2013 CP427 F Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF HERBERT R. BRANDT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HERBERTR. BRANDT, deceased, whose date of death was November 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 representative, and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE 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 March 28, 2013 Personal Representative: Karen E. Brandt 11940 South East 178th St. Summerfield, Florida 34491 Attorney for Personal Representative: PATRICK L. SMITH, ESQ., Attorney for Karen E. Brandt, Florida Bar Number: 27044 Law Office of Joseph F. Pippen, Jr. & Associates 179 US Hwy 27, Suite F, Clermont, FL34711 Telephone: (352) 241-8760 Fax: (352) 241-0220 E-Mail: patricksmith@attypip.com Secondary E-Mail: becky@attypip.com March 28 and April 4, 2013 NOW $ 56,999 000EGCX MPG 35 www.villagetoyota.com Lets Go Places TAKE YOUR PICKDURING OUR MARCH SPRING CLEANING VILLAGE TOYOTA352-628-5100 $ 149 2013NEW TOYOTA COROLLA LEASE*Lease payment with $2,399. Cash cap reduction. 39 month lease with 12k miles per year. *Financing on all vehicles with approved credit. /MO. 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Bank loss of $120k per lot, over $3million on 34 lots, makes possible a $200k + homesite for 25 cents on the dollar. Level to water, no stairs. Build at waters edge. NEW TO MARKET. Roads and utilities in place. Available April 20th. Make early appointment. Once in a lifetime opportunity. Call (877)448-6816. Mobile Homes with land. Ready to move in. Owner financing with approved credit. 3Br 2Ba. No renters. 850-308-6473. LandHomesExpress.com RV SITESAnnual Rental Avail 55+Park on Lake Rousseau & The Withlacoochee River, betw. CR & Dunn. Boatslips, baitshop, seasonal activities www .LakeRousseau R VPark.com OPEN HOUSE Sun 3/17 & Sat 3/23 from 1-5pm 352-795-6336 Buy 1-3bd Homes From $1000/mo! PreForeclosured and Rent2OWN Homes! Bad Credit OK! Only 500 Credit Score Min! 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