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Thursday, April 17, 2014 Vol 32 No. 24 75 cents WHATS HAPPENING Baptist church slates Easter Egg HuntFirst Baptist Church of Dunnellon will host a communitywide Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at its church at 20831 Powell Road. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 489-2730.Easter Eggstravaganza scheduled SaturdayDunnellon Community Church will host its annual Easter Eggstravaganza at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Post No. 58 Hall. The event will feature hundreds of eggs to be found, two bounce houses, games, a live band and deejay, free food and baptisms. The Easter Bunny is even rumored to make an appearance for photo shoots with the kids. For information, visit www.dunnellon church.com.SECO adds payment kiosk in townSECO officials have advised that SECO members living in the Dunnellon area now have a more convenient way to conduct business with the cooperative. SECO members may now drop off their payments at a new payment kiosk at the Shell Food Mart at 11867 N. Williams St. Many of our members from Dunnellon have to drive to our customer service center in Ocala if they wish to drop off a payment in-person, Barry Bowman, SECO Director of Corporate Communications, said. Now there is no need to make that trip. The kiosk can accept cash, checks, and credit card payments, Bowman said. Members will find the kiosk to be a great alternative and it eliminates the need for them to make that lengthy trip into Ocala, he added. So the next time any member needs to make a payment, they can stop at the Shell Food Mart for a simple and quick transaction, Bowman explained. Several city officials and the president of Rainbow River Conservation Inc. agreed to disagree for the time being Monday night at the City Council meeting. Still, an email authored and released by Burt Eno to Rainbow Springs residents drew the ire of Mayor Nathan Whitt, Vice Mayor Dennis Evans and Eddie Esch, interim city manager, April 9 at the City Council workshop. Eno, who is also a Rainbow Springs resident and involved in two legal disputes against the city, issued the email April 8 to residents of the deed-restricted community. Eno, in the letter, took exception with a then yet-to-be published article penned by Bob Frankenfield, the president of the Board of Directors for the Rainbow Springs Property Owners Association, as well as Eddie Esch Burt Eno jJEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsOne area resident dumps recyclable materials into a single-stream recycling unit at the Dunnellon Recycling Center. The Dunnellon Recycling Center is the busiest one of all the Marion County Solid Wastes 18 centers, according to Bob Middleton, supervisor for Marion County Recycling. From January 2012 until February 2014, more than 8,001 tons of garbage and more than 1,225 tons of recycling have been collected from the Dunnellon Recycling Center. Dunnellon recycling facility busiest of countys 18 sites, official says More and more Dunnellon area residents are showing their concern for the environment and are actively doing something positive to save it. The Dunnellon Recycling Center is the busiest one of all the Marion County Solid Wastes 18 centers, according to Bob Middleton, supervisor for Marion County Recycling. We do a car count about every three months and this is definitely the busiest site, Middleton said. We average over 1,000 cars here per month. With all the traffic going into the center, the amount of trash is adding up. The green compact recycling units hold 6 tons of garbage when full and the blue container holds the same amount of recyclable material. On average, two blue bins of items to be recycled are removed from the center each week. From January 2012 until February 2014, more than 8,001 tons of garbage and more than 1,225 tons of recycling have been collected from the Dunnellon Recycling Center. The recycling effort increased in September 2012 when the center started allowing residents to put all recyclable items in one place, called the single-stream recycling. The last two years the singlestream recycling makes it easier for people to just throw everything in the same bin, said Elaine McClain, county spokeswoman. We are hoping this easier process will encourage more residents to recycle; thereby, reducing the amount going into the landfill. Now all clean glass of any color, any cardboard, newspaper and inserts, junk mail and rinsed aluminum cans all can be put in the blue container to be recycled. Many plastic items can be reused, but not Styrofoam. To determine if the plastic is acceptable for the blue bin look on the label or on the bottom to find a number in a triangle, Nos. 1 through 5 and No. 7 can be recycled. Styrofoam never breaks down and it really is not cost effective to try to recycle it, according to Dennis Slifer, recycling coordinator Marion County. You can bury a piece of Styrofoam and come back 100 years from now and it will still be exactly the same, Slifer said. Recycle one aluminum can and you can save enough energy to run Dunnellons Earth Day challenge Most of the talk about the local environment lately seems overwhelmingly bad: degraded local springs and rivers; habitat loss for endangered species; need for additional energy sources; potential lack of drinkable water, etc. Success in the face of these things seems impossible, especially when issues are described in terms we dont readily understand: parts per million, milligrams per liter, cubic yards per hectare, etc. Its no wonder people tune out, GUEST COLUMN Kathryn Taubert Ground search for pilot on hold Hernando County Sheriffs Office on Saturday evening called off the ground search for a pilot and his airplane missing for a week. Weve searched for six days and exhausted our efforts, said HCSO spokeswoman Denise Moloney on Sunday. Searchers from several counties and law enforcement agencies have combed the Withlacoochee State Forest for a week for Theodore Weiss, 74, of New York, whose plane disappeared from radar at about 2p.m. April5 shortly after taking off from Dunnellon Airport. Weiss was flying to Zephyrhills where he owns a second home. Tampa radar never picked up on the fixedwing, single-engine Sonex experimental plane, a small, kit-built sports aircraft that costs about $20,000 to purchase and assemble. After a missing persons report was filed Monday afternoon, April 7, with Marion County officials, more than 130 personnel from government agencies searched on the ground in the Withlacoochee State Forest in Citrus County. Searchers went by foot, all-terrain vehicles and horseback, and came from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and sheriffs offices from Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Sumter, Levy and Marion counties. Questions regarding the investigation should be referred to the Marion County Sheriffs Office: 8a.m. to 5p.m. Monday through Friday, call 352-732-8181; 24-hour non-emergency, call 352-732-9111; out of Marion County area, call 888-440-0347. CHRIS VAN ORMER For the Riverland News See CHALLENGE page 10 AUGIE SALZER For the Riverland News See G ROWING page 10 Boomtown Days organizers finalizing plans for event The Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce is in the final stages of preparing for the annual Boomtown Days Dunnellon, slated for Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, in the Downtown Historic District. However, event organizers are kicking off the festival Friday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at Gruffs Tap & Grill with the Boomtown Casino, a night of Las Vegas-style card games. Tickets are $25 each. Then Saturday, the crowning of the Boomtown Mayor will kick off the weekend-long festivities. Contestants are still needed for the annual competition. In addition, the Little Mr. and Miss Dunnellon Pageant and the tradition rich Queen of the Rainbow Pageant will be featured events. The Little Mr. and Miss Dunnellon Pageant will be at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Queen of the Rainbow taking center stage at 1 p.m. Monday after Little Elvis, Cote Deonath, takes the main stage. There will also be live entertainment, featuring bands and artists throughout the weekend. Admission to the festival for each day is $2 for adults; children 12 and younger are free. For information, visit www.dunnellonchamber. org or call the Chamber at 489-2320. A complete detailed entertainment lineup, photos of contestants in each pageant and more about the activities being offered during Boomtown Days Dunnellon, see the April 24 edition of the Riverland News. Email penned by Eno draws ire from interim manager, council members JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See DIFFER page 3 Riverland News Riverland News file photoAvery Sims enjoys an ice cream sample from Baskin Robbins during 2013s Boomtown Days.

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AKtion Club bake sale scheduled SaturdayThe AKtion Club of Dunnellon will host a bake sale at American Legion Post No. 58 from 7:30 to noon Saturday at the Legion Hall on U.S. 41. Donations of baked goods and purchase of baked good will be greatly appreciated. Funds raised will be used for AKtion Club members to attend the state convention Sept. 6 in Haines City. The AKtion Club is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Dunnellon. The AKtion Club participates in the Special Olympics Torch Run and several members participate in Special Olympics. AKtion Club and Kiwanis are looking for new members. For information or to donate baked goods, call Suzanne Eno at 465-2828.Agency participating in fundraiserThe Annie W. Johnson Service Center of Dunnellon, a United Way organization, will participate in the $1 million giveaway Helping End Hunger in America effort by the Feinstein Foundation. Founded in 1991 by Alan Shawn Feinstein, the Feinstein Foundation (www.feinstein foundation.org) is dedicated to the alleviation of hunger. Donors can help the needy in Citrus and Marion County by donating to Annie Johnson Service Center, especially 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 counties. For information, call 489-8021.Civic group meeting plans presenationThe Lake Tropicana Civic Association will meet at 6 p.m. April 21 and the meeting will include a presentation about Israel by Linda and Ken Hall. The Lake Tropicana couple visited Israel last September through November to volunteer on the military bases of the Israeli Defense Force, and tour the country. It was their second trip to Israel. The couple will share with an exhibit of articles from Israel, a slide show as well as their personal comments of their adventure. The meeting starts at 6 with a potluck dinner, and the program and business meeting will begin around 7. For information, call Linda Hall at 465-5039.Garden club plans monthly meetingThe Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41. Sandra Marraffino with her PowerPoint presentation about Birds & Butterflies along the Rainbow River will be the guest speaker. A member of the Audubon Society, Marraffino is an outstanding photographer and captures amazing photos of wildlife and nature. Annual membership, from September to May, is $10. Visitor fee is $5 applicable toward annual membership. Refreshments will be available, Grow and Share plants and 50-2525 tickets will be sold. Door prizes will be awarded. For information, call Alice Kennedy at 465-3002. the citys future plans for the now city owned Rainbow Springs Utility. Frankenfields article was published April 10 in theRiverland News. In the column, Frankenfield addressed a concern among a handful of residents, including Eno, as to why the POA had not taken sides in the residents class-action lawsuit against the city. The Association acts on behalf of the entire community and our activities are restricted by our covenants, incorporation documents and Florida State code, Frankenfield wrote. Approximately half of our dues paying membership is not affected by the citys water rates. Eno disagreed. This is not true for two reasons, Eno wrote, citing first, considerably more than half of (Rainbow Springs) residents are paying the citys inflated rates and are members of the class in the lawsuit, and secondly, the city had, and still has, plans to expand our water and sewer system to the Woodlands and to utilize the city-owned Juliette Falls water and sewer facility to extend service to The Forest. The latter will include feeding reclaimed water (from sewage) to us for irrigation. Availability of reclaimed water, by law, will shut down our irrigation wells. Although central water and sewer systems, and reclaimed water irrigation, are good things environmentally we dont want to pay the city of Dunnellon rates to fatten their pocketbooks. Esch opined the email by Eno was penned after both he and Mayor Whitt had a private conversation with Eno and Bill Vibbert, also a Rainbow Springs resident and RRC member, after a meeting at Rainbow Springs regarding a Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP) for Rainbow Springs and Rainbow River. Esch told the Council he thought the conversation was interesting. There was some conversation about where does the city go from here?, Esch explained. What are you all planning on doing now that some of this is behind you? We had a very constructive conversation. Then Eno unleashed the email several days later. This was rather insulting to me, because quite honestly its a point blank lie, Esch said, noting the fact the state is eyeing some projects and the city was eying taking the Rainbow Springs plant to a position of being reclaimed water so the city, could feed the golf course. I was very specific, Esch stressed. I was very specific about the fact that (the city) in no way shape or form is it financially feasible for (the city) or anybody else to take reclaimed water and run it all back through an existing neighborhood. I dont envision anyone in our lifetimes doing that. To sit there and specifically, basically, say thats what was said is very deceiving and misleading to the residents of Rainbow Springs. Mayor Whitt, who was a part of the conversation with Eno and Vibbert said he and Esch were very clear about the citys goals. Ill tell you, I get physically angry when I read this, Whitt said about Enos email blast. Ive been reading this, and I cannot for the life of me, understand a conservationist with this attitude. This doesnt help. This is what got us to this situation. Eno was not present at the workshop, which disappointed Esch. However, Eno and Esch met Monday morning for more than two hours. Eno was present Monday night to address the criticism levied at him by officials and defend his writing. In some way, Eddie reacted and objected to it, said Eno, who had requested to meet with Esch. I got some feedback that he was angry about the content. Eno said during the meeting if Esch could prove Enos long-range projections about the citys intentions with the utility system were incorrect he would be willing to correct his statements. I asked if we could talk. Eno called the meeting with Esch productive. He showed a willingness to work with us, as we should work with him, Eno said. Weve come to as much understanding as we can. Though the master plan does not show the city expanding its water and sewer lines into either the Woodlands or the Forest, Eno cited Florida Statute 69.10, which would allow the city to use its authority to extend its water and wastewater lines beyond its corporate limits. Ive seen a map that shows a utility service area, as much as 5 miles outside of city limits that, Eno explained. To me, it represented a plan. The water and sewer extension was his own thinking, Eno said. However, Eno admitted his email wasnt very accurate. Im willing to correct that, believe me, he said. However, he countered that even though files didnt show any specific plans, that doesnt mean state agencies, such as the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), couldnt issue a mandate it be done. Youd have to go ahead and do that, Eno said. These things could happen. Eno apologized for the misunderstanding, but countered, Im still going to do my damnedest to fight for the residents of Rainbow Springs. Eno, in his email, also addressed the recent settlement with the city and Regions Bank. The settlement did not address how city officials would repay two loans it took from the reserve accounts of the water/sewer enterprise system. The transfer of nearly $5 million from the watersewer fund to Greenlight is forever lost, Eno wrote, noting the citys share of state excise tax is preserved but the city would still have substantial payments to make for a long time, thus making it desirable for the city to continue charging excessive utility fees, including the 25 percent surcharge. Esch said that is false. The city is working on a repayment plan, he explained. We have a responsibility to do that, and we will do that. Again, it is extremely detrimental to the citizens of Rainbow Springs to read this stuff. I almost expect to see these things floating down out of the helicopters or airplanes like the old propaganda days. Whitt, though, was taken aback by the email. Im still just trying to get my head around this thing. Im hoping youre right, that it is some more propaganda, but it may be it isnt. Retorted Esch: Instead of mending fences, theyre building walls. Whitt said he doesnt want the email to cause the city to take a step back from moving forward. I will do whatever I have to do, Whitt said, adding the email is news to me. I think everyone needs to see it. Eno assured officials, hes not trying to do anything to destroy the city. I will fight like hell to represent Rainbow Springs in the lawsuit, he said. Evans agreed with Whitt regarding Enos email. I dont think anyone here, personally, that was here in at least 2005, 2006, should be surprised, Evans said, noting he could remember a thing, alluding to the Rainbow River Ranch development, that started all of the ordinances the vice mayor is hopeful would get processed sooner or later. The third-term councilman explained, a very small group of folks start rumors, in which he got caught up. He admitted to getting caught up in the rhetoric. I was at fault, I believed what they said was true, Evans said, alluding to plans for a marina being constructed in Blue Cove. I didnt do any checking on the subject. I was lazy and didnt do any checking. I hate myself for not doing some homework. Evans said the whole situation is the genesis for what the city did, such as implementing red-light cameras, launching its own telecommunications system and purchasing utility systems, because we had to start making a whole lot of money just to pay the attorneys fees for all of the lawsuits we got in because of certain ordinances. Evans added those problems the ordinances have not been fixed. Im hoping that, at least theyll come up, so we can put it out to the public, Evans concluded. 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4 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 RIVER VIEWS The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Sales Leader/Manager John Murphy Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association RIVERLAND NEWS Incoming city manager needs etiquette courseIt looks like the city is about to get a new manager who has a few anger and language issues. Mr. Esch might want to start thinking about his words when making public statements. Phrases like raising hell and every freaking time should not be used by city officials, especially when being interviewed by news media. Mr. Esch might want to consider the old adage about the customer always being right. The citizens of Dunnellon, the Chamber of Commerce, the Historic Merchants Association and other local groups are customers. Its the citys responsibility to serve them, not the other way around. This seems to be a common problem with the city council and city staff. Instead of listening to concerns that are raised at council meetings and in the news media, the Council just charges ahead doing one stupid thing after another. By the way, has anyone noticed that visitors are only allowed to speak at council meetings if they are commenting on specific agenda items? Thats an effective way to choke off any commentary from people attending the meetings. It is probably done to stop utility customers from continually complaining about the high water rates. The city officials seem to think that getting a national hotel chain to build in Dunnellon is going to solve all their problems. Someone needs to take a daily dose of reality. How do they think such a plan will help Dunnellons financial problems? Does anyone have an actual study that includes some real numbers about the economic impact of such a move? Dunnellon has a very simple problem. It has a bloated city government that adds no value to the community. As a side issue, the Riverland News does a good job of reporting City Council activities and publishing comments. Hugh Lochrane,DunnellonCity official out of line with commentsAs a board member of the Chamber of Commerce, I would like to take issues with some of the comments made in last weeks paper. Mr. Eddie Esch, I dont know why you are under the impression that the Chamber is made Mayor needs to step away from RRC Being a lifelong resident of Dunnellon, I have a slightly different take on the Boomtown Days festival we host each spring than a transplant may have. My first thoughts when I think of Boomtown Days include long-abandoned events, such as gopher races and the greased pole. The greased pole event was exactly what it purports to be: a 12foot tall, 10-inch thick fence post smeared with axle grease with a $100 bill pinned on top. (OK, it was a $10, but Im adjusting for inflation.) The goal was to climb the pole and grab the cash. It was just as messy and difficult as it sounds, unless you were about fifth in line and the 12-year-old boys in front of you had worn all the grease off. As for the gopher races, all I can say is those days are long gone. The city coffers are too strained to pay bail for the entire City Council, at one time, for condoning such an event. I do know that gophers live a long time and I suspect that somewhere in the woods behind the graveyard there may live a gopher race veteran with a faded lightning bolt painted on his back. We all have a unique outlook on Boomtown Days, but I dont think any of us spends much time considering why we call it what we do. In a way, I understand how we have lost sight of our little towns gold rush of sorts. A gold-rush town has glamour. Stories of fortunes made and lost, gunfights on the towns main drag, mineral rights bought and sold, and the legend of the townsperson, who found a fistsized gold nugget digging his drain field. Actually, our little hometown of Dunnellon has all of that and much more in our history. The only exception being that if you find phosphate while digging your drain field, it does not mean that you are set for life. All it really means is your drain field is not likely to work very well. Therein lies the problem. Phosphate is boring. You cant make anything with it. Its not overly pleasing to the eye, and you can only exchange it for money on an industrial scale. In fact, as a lifelong resident I have only ever seen one person find a productive use for it. I must say though that one useful purpose yields some impressive results. It produces excellent collard greens. In that light, I understand why we have our Boomtown Days festival without regard for its genesis. After all, who wants to have a festival to celebrate something thats only good for growing collards? If we were to base our Boomtown festival on homely yellow clay, we would have little to celebrate. But the celebration is not about the mineral phosphate, but the boomtown it produced and thats where the story gets very interesting. I read once and believe it to be true that the Dunnellon area at one time had more residents than the city of Miami. Only when you digest that thought do you begin to understand what boomtown really means. OPINIONS INVITEDThe opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. THE OTHER GUY LETTERS TALES OF TIME THE JERSEY GIRL When you no longer have your children around to take care of, its called empty-nest syndrome. But what do you call it when its your grandchild who has flown the coop? Well she didnt actually leave, but I realized how much my granddaughter has grown up while we were vacationing in Daytona a couple of weeks ago. She no longer needs me in order to have fun. There was no miniature golf this trip, no nail painting, no looking for shells on the beach and she didnt even ask for ice cream. The only thing my granddaughter did want to do was hangout with her friends and pretend like the rest of the family wasnt there. She would flash us a peace sign every once in a while as an acknowledgement of our existence. We were lucky to spend time with her when it was time to eat dinner or when she needed money to shop. I packed all the stuff I know she loves, including her favorite taco dip, to no avail. We will never do girls weekend again. Next time itll be ladies fun. Basically, we didnt see the girls much at all this weekend. So my daughter and I found a nice tikibar where we could drown our sorrows. Amazing what a tall, fruity drink can do for your spirits. My granddaughter walked by and as we got the peace sign flashed our way, it was time to order another drink. She no longer needs her Nanaw to hold her hand, order her food or help her to plan her day. Is this my granddaughters fault? No, of course not. Shes just being a normal teenager. I remember when I was her age and I did the same exact things. I can still remember my own grandmother telling me I didnt have time for her now that Id entered high school. The fact I can still remember every detail of that conversation shows you how bad I felt at the time. But when youre a teenager the world is all about you. Believe me, we wouldnt want her any other way. We want her to be normal and fun, to grow and blossom and have a lot of friends. Shes doing exactly that. She cant help that our lives revolve around her. Its not her fault shes my only granddaughter and I have depended on her for the past 15 years for fun and entertainment. I blame no one but myself, and my daughter for not having at least five more children. I knew one day my granddaughter would grow up. I also knew I would never be ready for it. And now its here staring me in the face. It just came about so quickly. They grow up so darn fast, dont they? I think about all our sleepovers Goodbye girls, hello ladies Boomtown Days, lore of bustling past Nathan Whitt is an ecobusiness owner first, and mayor second. Whitt should certainly have the best interest of the Rainbow Springs and Rainbow River at heart. After all, both are integral to his business. The first-term mayor is also a sitting board member with Rainbow River Conservation Inc., and the latest flare up from Burt Eno, the president of the environmental watchdog group should cause alarm. Those sitting inside the Council Chambers at City Hall during a recent workshop could tell Whitt was dismayed and flustered regarding the most recent musings of the long-tine president of RRC, whose latest salvo pertained to the citys alleged future plans with now cityowned and operated Rainbow Springs Utility System. This is not true for two reasons, Eno wrote, citing first, considerably more than half of (Rainbow Springs) residents are paying the citys inflated rates and are members of the class in the lawsuit, and secondly, the city had, and still has, plans to expand our water and sewer system to the Woodlands and to utilize the city-owned Juliette Falls water and sewer facility to extend service to The Forest. The latter will include feeding reclaimed water (from sewage) to us for irrigation. Availability of reclaimed water, by law, will shut down our irrigation wells. Although central water and sewer systems, and reclaimed water irrigation, are good things environmentally we dont want to pay the city of Dunnellon rates to fatten their pocketbooks. Whitt told the public reading the letter made him physically angry. Ive been reading this, and I cannot for the life of me, understand a conservationist with this attitude, Whitt said. This doesnt help. This is what got us to this situation. Later, he added: I will do whatever I have to do, Whitt said, adding the email is news to me. I think everyone needs to see it. While no one has yet to challenge Whitts loyalty for the citys future and his association with RRC, which has been involved in legal litigation concerning the future of Rainbow River Ranch, its time the mayor distanced himself from the nonprofit organization. Whitt needs to have a nonactive role with RRC. Its time Whitt resigned his position on the Board of Directors. Frankly, it should have been submitted when Whitt won the mayoral race in See LETTERS page 8 Audrey Beem Dwight Porter Jeff Bryan Editor See OTHER page 5 See JERSEY page 5

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and all the weekend trips we took. When Nanaws house was her favorite place to be. When we would play Barbies for hours. We would take long walks and collect leaves, talking the whole time.Wed go to the grocery store and buy all her favorites. On Tuesday nights, Id take her to dancing school and then out to eat blueberry pie at a local restaurant. Id let her squeeze all the chocolates in the box until she found the one she liked. And she was always allowed to lick the icing off the cake before I even served it. I was the one who took her to her first concert and taught her how to play hopscotch and do cartwheels. We went to all of the Zac Efron movies, played board games and she loved to fix my hair, putting no less than 10 barrettes in it. My life has revolved around her for 15 years. I dont know how to let go. But, of course, I must. Its the natural process of growing up. I only have one addiction and thats my grandkids. Please indulge me and allow me to vent. To me, shell always be that sweet little girl who slept sideways with her feet on my head and loved to have her legs scratched while we watched television. My love for her is unconditional. Give me a few years and a few hundred tears and Ill be fine. Family thanks all for successful fundraiserTo all those involved this weekend in the Stepping Up to the Plate for Special Olympics, softball fundraiser, we just want to say thank you. It was truly an uplifting experience, watching so many people come together in such a short time Just a little more than two weeks ago, a what if? turned into a fantastic event. The life lessons learned by all of the young athletes who participated in this fundraiser far outweigh any amount raised. However, the $1,400 collected was a great start to what we plan on being an annual event. Thank you to the coaches and team members of the Blue Run Bullets, Citrus Chaos and Citrus Mud Dawgs for their participation and fundraising that resulted in such a successful event. Thank you to Chief Joanne Black and the Dunnellon Police Department. You stepped up to the plate with volunteer manpower, equipment and a fantastic member of the Special Olympics and guest speaker, Zackary Deonath. He spoke about what Special Olympics means to him and cited the Special Olympic pledge that brought tears to the eyes of his audience. Chief Black, Lt. Sue Webb and Cpl. Mike Miley, Officer Adam Robinson and evidence clerk Mary Edmundson, went above and beyond in every aspect of the event. The umpires, Ralph Weathington and David Miller, performed fantastically in the heat, and made for a very special day on the clay for all of the girls. Thank you to our generous sponsors: Sports Authority, Rainbow River Canoe & Kayak, Singing River Tours, The Blue Gator, Patsy & Company Salon, Jannys Paradise Nail & Tan Spa, River Rats Boutique & Swimwear that donated gift certificates used to reward the girls for their efforts in fundraising and used in drawings to collect an additional $400 in donations during the event. These sponsors gave from their hearts in a time when they are struggling in this economy. We applaud and thank you. None of this could have been possible without sponsorships and generosity like yours. We also want to thank all those friends and family members who donated by pledging an amount toward these girls to play in this event. We thank those who bought Torch Run T-shirts, added to the donation jar or participated in one of the activities during the day that help raise money toward the Special Olympics during this fundraiser. Thank you to our Dunnellon Little League. Brian Sweat immediately said yes to our plan, without asking for anything in return. Without your support, we wouldnt have had a location for this event. Thank you Jeff Bryan and Riverland News. Your coverage on this event brought more attention toward this fundraising event than we could have ever hoped for. Jeff, Dawn and Emily Bowne,DunnellonAgency thanks teen for fundraiserI would like to take a moment to share my deep appreciation to Emily Bowne who wanted to get involved with Special Olympics by organizing and scheduling a girls fast pitch softball tournament April 12 at the Dunnellon League complex. Bowne said she wanted to make people, especially her age, aware of this organization and it was her way of giving back. After speaking to her parents, Dawn and Jeff Bowne, she spoke to her fellow teammates and other softball teams who were all committed to fundraise for Special Olympics, Florida. Zackary Deonath, Special Olympic athlete, started off the tournament by sharing what Special Olympics means to him; then threw out the first pitch of the tournament. All teams had to raise money in order to play in the tournament and they were able to raise more than $1,400 for this worthy cause. The event would not have been a success without partnering with local businesses that helped sponsor the event. We would like to thank the following: the Riverland News, Sports Authority, John Semmes Singing River Tours, Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak, Patsy & Co. Salon, The Blue Gator, Jannys Paradise Nail & Tan Boutique and River Rats Boutique. Thank you to the many volunteers and spectators who came to cheer on their favorite team. I would like to express my gratitude to Dawn and Jeff Bowne as well as David Miller Ralph Weathington, both of whom served as umpires, the many volunteers and to the officers and staff of the Dunnellon Police Department who supported and assisted throughout the preparation and was involved during the event. Chief Joanne Black,Dunnellon Police DepartmentRiverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 5 Citrus, Marion, & Sumter Counties 352-610-3018 000HXXT 000HTCX 000HXTS For Sale By Owner 9507 SW 71st Loop, Ocala Call/Email Doug Tomsu for showing or brochure Location, Location, Location A Rare Opportunity in Stone Creek Buy this Hanover model Buckhead Lake/Golf Course Views 1958 sf. (under air). 3 Bed/2 Bath, Formal Dining, 2.5 Garage, Lanai. Get the Best at $369,900. Fully Furnished with Yamaha golf cart. Ph: (352) 873-1403 Email: Dougt9507@aol.com 000HIQC The Truesdell Professional Building 200 N.W. 52nd Avenue Ocala, Fl 34482 KELLEAN K. TRUESDELL, J.D., LLM Attorney & Counselor at Law (352) 873-4141 or KelleanTruesdell.com My Florida Estate Planning Workshop is available any day at any hour. Wills, Living Trusts, Financial and Medical Powers of Attorney, Probate, Medicaid, Long-Term Care, Asset Protection, Federal Death Tax Minimization, Trust Administration, Elder Law and Personal LifeCare Services. 000HXLO 000HBD7 riverlandnews.com THANK YOU LETTERS November 2012. The RRC and the city have long feuded regarding the future of the Rainbow River Ranch development. RRC has, for many years now, fought against two different proposed settlements. The fate of the latest pact between the city and Conservation Land Group LLC is still in the hands of Judge Steven Rogers. The taxpayers in the city need to know Whitt will fight for whats the best for the city and the Rainbow River; not what might be in the best interest of the RRC, which has done many wonderful things regarding the protection of the Rainbow River and Rainbow Springs. Both are treasures in the community, and we applaud the many members for their countless hours educating folks about whats best to protect these resources for many generations to come. But for Mayor Whitt, knowing full well the legal actions the RRC and its members are involved with against the city, now is the time for him to take a back seat. Becausee, in the publics eye, Whitt is mayor first and an ecotourism business owner second. OTHER continued from page 5 JERSEY continued from page 4 Solution to puzzle on Page 16

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Church to offer free Easter breakfastMembers of Living Water Wesleyan Church welcome the public to a free Easter breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday in the churchs fellowship hall. Living Water Wesleyan Church is at 11120 County Road 484. No donations will be accepted. For information, call 489-2636.Donations sought for Sneaker ProjectHoly Faith Episcopal Church is seeking donations for its end of the school year, Sneaker Project. Monies raised will provide new sneakers for children at Dunnellon and Romeo elementary schools. Donations are needed by May 1. If you can help, mail your contribution to Sneaker Project at Holy Faith Episcopal Church, 19924 W. Blue Cove Road, Dunnellon FL 34432, or stop by the church office Monday, Wednesday or Thursday mornings. For information, call 489-2685. Since I was a young person, I always had some pets around. Most of these have been dogs, hunting dogs in particular. And I loved my pets. In getting older, I discovered that having a pet dog around is a lot of work. More work than I care to do in light of my busy schedule. So I have exchanged these pet dogs for a few pet peeves. One pet peeve of mine is when a waitress calls me Sweetie. I do not know, it just gets under my skin. Of course, it might be good for somebody to think of something sweet about me. I prefer, rather, it is somebody who knows something about me. What bothers me is the people who know me really do not call me Sweetie. There may be something to that. Another pet peeve is when somebody is eating broccoli next to me in a restaurant. Eating broccoli in public is probably not against the law, but it should be. And many pet peeves to go along with that. Recently a situation developed that caused me quite a bit of a quandary. The gist of that quandary had to do with money, which is another pet peeve of mine. When I was in high school, I had smashed my right big toe. At the time, the doctor had to remove the toenail and it took six months for my toenail to grow back. Well, it did not quite get back into shape. I have had trouble with that toe ever since. Lately that toenail was giving me some difficulty. It was not growing in the right direction and it looked like it was rotting. I knew if I went to the doctor, it would cost me an arm and a leg. What good is a toe when you lost an arm and a leg? When checking it out it would have cost about $200 to see a doctor about this. Without insurance, all of this would have come out of my pocket. I put it off for a year and it seemed just to get worse. It got so bad that it hurt every time I walked. I did complain to the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage, but she only insisted that I go see a doctor. It David Heitz, 84DUNNELLONIt is with great sadness that we announce David Heitz, 84, died April 5, 2014, in Dunnellon, Fla. He was in industrial sales and service with Akzo Coating in Troy, Mich. David moved to the Dunnellon area around 2001 from Spring Hill. Preceded in death by brother, Tom Heitz. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Kay Heitz, Dunnellon; sons, Bruce Heitz, Ponica, Ill., Mark Heitz, Chicago, Ill.; daughters, Terry Donlouse, Holland, Ohio, Belinda Badyrka, Grosse Ile, Mich.; stepchildren, Bruce Bronner, Taylor, Mich., Brent Bronner, Dunnellon, Brad Brenner, Riverview, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial services were Friday, April 11, 2014, at Roberts Funeral Home with Father Kevin Mac Gabhann from St. John the Baptist Church officiating. Please visit www.robertsofdunnellon.com to leave an expression of sympathy. Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon is handling all details. Katherine Nussle, 98DUNNELLONKatherine L. Nussle, 98, of Dunnellon, Fla., died April 11, 2014. Arrangements enrusted to Fero Funeral Home.Gary M. Chapman, 67MORRISTONGary M. Chapman 67, of Morriston, died suddenly in Riverdale, Ga., Saturday, April 5, 2014. Mr. Chapman was survived by his wife, Patricia Owens Chapman. A celebration of his life will be conducted at the Roberts Funeral Home, 19939 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, 352-4892429, at a later date. Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon is caring for the funeral arrangements. Harriet Jean Sapp, 92DUNNELLONHarriet Jean Sapp, 92, of Dunnellon, Fla., died April 11, 2014, at Cypress Cove Care Center, in Crystal River Florida. Mrs. Sapp was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Mark Center, Ohio to the late Clayton E. and Dorothy J. (Randles) Dunmire. She was preceded in death by her late husband Mike Sapp. Surviving family includes daughters, Patricia Kissel and Jo Jenssen; son, Mike Sapp; and five grandchildren. A memorial funeral service, celebrating the life of Harriet Jean Sapp, will be conducted at the First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon, 352-489-4026, after Easter. The family prefers, if you wish, memorial contributions to the First United Methodist Church, 232501 West Highway 40, Dunnellon, FL.; Cypress Cove Care Center, 352-7958832, 700 SE 8th Avenue, Crystal River, FL 34429; or Hospice of Marion County, 352873-7400, Attention: Fund Development, P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL. 34478-4860. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Roberts Funeral Home, 19939 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, 352-489-2429. Gerald Jerry Servo, 42DUNNELLONGerald Jerry Servo, 42, died April 1, 2014 at his parents home. Forest Meadows Crematory, Gainesville, in charge of arrangements. 6 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 000H97U 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 000HVT5 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 000HITE The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.com 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 000HIT1 5185 A W. Dunnellon Rd., Dunnellon (352) 489-8040 TERMITES? TERMITES? TERMITES? Get a fast, honest answer Scheduling done within 24 hours Reasonable prices without high pressure sales 000HTME Ask about our affordable lawn spray STAR TERMITE & PEST CONTROL 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 Saturday Reconciliation . . 3:30 PM Saturday Vigil . . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM Sunday . . . . 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday Spanish............ . . . Noon Mon. Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Jean H. Desir, Pastor 000HYB5 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 000HIEH 000HEB9 489-2685 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 Sunday School 9:45 AM Godly Play Healing Service 1st Sunday Every Month Following 10:00 AM Service CR 484 SR 200 Holy Faith Rainbow River Blue Cove 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 000HIUR 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 000HTMB DUNNELLON PODIATRY CENTER, P.A Medical and Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Bunions Hammertoes Fractures Infections Heel Pain Arthroscopic and Endoscopic Procedures Diagnostic Ultrasound and X-ray on Premises Stacy Lynn Witfill D.P.M. Board Certified by American Board of Podiatric Surgery 11786 Cedar Street (CR 40) (Next to the Womens Club) 489-6621 Most Insurance Accepted 000HXNB R&L Auto Detailing Call for Appt. 875-6484 6895 SW Hwy. 200 4 Miles West of I-75 ... because your car deserves better. Reg. $ 39 95 SPRING SPECIAL: HAND WASH & WAX WORLD CLASS SERVICE SINCE Includes Windows, Vacuum Carpets, Wheel Treatment, Tire Shine & Door Jams GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 000HXLM OBITUARIES Hospice of Marion County honors volunteers Special to the Riverland NewsHospice of Marion County recognized 12 volunteers April 8 at the Ocala Hilton with the Presidents Volunteer Service Award and one volunteer with the Presidents Call to Service Lifetime Achievement Award. Both are national honors offered in recognition of volunteer service. Among the honorees for the Presidents Volunteer Service Award Gold Level was Dunnellon resident Kathleen Cap, fourth from left in the front row. Other Gold Award recipients, recognized for 500 or more hours of service in 2013, are: Bobbie Wood, Joy Steen, Ann Wolhfert, John Metzler, Jennifer Mulcahy, Isabel Villoria, Stephen Balducci, Joan Fiorentino, Carol Quillen, Dee Woodard and Sharon Rinschler. Pedicure cures pet peevesOUT TO PASTOR Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 7 CHURCH EVENTS SALES SERVICE PARTS SALES SERVICE PARTS SALES SERVICE PARTS CALL FOR LOW BATTERY PRICES 2484 W. Dunnellon Road (Hwy. 488) Dunnellon, FL (6/10 of a mile west of US 41) 352-462-7030 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm 000HYCV SUNSHINE STATE GOLF CARTS SUNSHINE STATE GOLF CARTS SUNSHINE STATE GOLF CARTS 2012 Refurbished Club Car Precedent $ 5995 with mag wheels 2011 E-ZGO RXV $ 5500 2008 Carryall Gas $ 3950

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Church schedules Holy Week activitiesSt. John the Baptist Catholic Church has announced its Holy Week schedule: Holy Thursday: 8 a.m. morning prayer; 10 a.m. to noon, confessions; 7 p.m., Mass of the Lords Supper; Adoration until 10 p.m. Good Friday: 8 a.m., morning prayer; 9 to 11 a.m., confessions; noon, Stations of the Cross; and 3 and 7 p.m., Good Friday services. Holy Saturday: 9 a.m., morning prayer/blessing of baskets; 10 to 11 a.m., confessions; and 8 p.m., Easter vigil. Easter Sunday: Masses at 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 am. Spanish Mass, noon. Fish Fry will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays during Lent.Holy Faith slates Easter eventsHoly Faith Episcopals Easter week events include: 4 p.m. today Maundy Thursday. 4 p.m. Friday Good Friday. 7 p.m. Saturday Easter vigil. 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday Easter Sunday. Stations of the Cross will also be read at noon Fridays during Lent. The public is welcome.Peace Lutheran plans rummage salePeace Lutheran Church will host its annual rummage sale from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26. There will be no early sales. If anyone has items they wish to donate to the sale, call Thelma Grams at 465-3877 or 352-362-3963. The Peace Lutheran Mens Club will assist with selling food and drinks. Peace Lutheran Church, The Church On The Hill, is at 7201 U.S. 41, 5 miles north of downtown Dunnellon. For information, call the church at 489-5881 or visit www.Peace LutheranOnline.com.Church schedules concert seriesDunnellon Presbyterian Church will host its annual concert series on the following days. Concerts are free and open to the public. All love offerings received are gifted to the performers. Dunnellon Presbyterian Church is at 20641 Chestnut St. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27 The Central Florida Master Choir will present its spring concert, Bernstein, Beatles and Beyond, under the direction of Dr. Hal McSwain, accompanied by GayLyn Capitano, with guest harpist Victoria Lynn Schultz. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 25 Pianist/vocalist Renee Deuvall will present Music For the Ages, highlighting works from classical composers as well as the introduction of 3 new arrangements of Russian poetry set to music. is easy for her to say when it is not her $200. Being a certified Pennsylvania Dutchman, $200 is a lot of money. Trying to get $200 out of a Pennsylvania Dutchman is about as close to suicide as anybody wants to get. I tried to think of how I could deal with my toe without going to that money-hungry doctor. Several weeks ago, I happened to overhear somebody say that they had a badly infected toenail. It caught my attention because it was the condition of my toe at the time. Instead of going to the doctor, this woman went and had a pedicure, which took care of her damaged toe. I really did not know what a pedicure was; just that it was some kind of a woman thing. As a man, I had no interest in involving myself in anything that could be classified as a woman thing. However, my toe would not quit hurting. I pondered this subject for a couple of weeks. During that time, my toe got worse and it was more painful to walk. Of course, my wife kept asking how my toe was and I deferred telling her the truth. There was no way I was going to go to a doctor and hand over to him $200 of my hard-earned money. I thought to myself, Self, maybe you should try the pedicure. Myself thought it was a good idea and so I drove over to where they did pedicures. I sat in my truck for a few minutes looking at the Nail Salon where they did pedicures. While I was watching, my toe kept hurting. Finally, I decided to leave my manhood in the truck, hobble in and see if they could do a pedicure for someone like me. I was sure they had never dealt with anybody quite my size before. I was not even sure that they would take a man as a client. When I walked in, I discovered that they did not speak English. At least most of them did not. I inquired and was warmly received, then ushered to a chair where they could work on my toes. Within 20 minutes, I received a pedicure to beat all pedicures. The young woman who did my toes did a marvelous job. I was afraid that she would try to paint my toenails and I was prepared for a vigorous No. But she did not and was very gracious in taking care of my wounded toe. When I went to pay for the pedicure, I was surprised it was only $20. I walked painlessly to my truck and sitting in my truck was my manhood with $180. That is what I call a good day. I could not help think of a verse in Proverbs, Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud (Proverbs 16:19). Sometimes a proud spirit gets in the way of healthy living. When I think too much of myself I have too much of myself to think of.The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at 866-552-2543 or email jamessnyder2@att.net.Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 7 000HY2F 000HRHY 000HV7P Now Open! Call to make your appointment (352) 489-1767 10710 S. US HWY 41 DUNNELLON, FL (Just north of Wal-Mart) CHURCH EVENTS PASTORcontinued from page 6 000HY2F 000HRHY 000HV7P Now Open! Call to make your appointment (352) 489-1767 10710 S. US HWY 41 DUNNELLON, FL (Just north of Wal-Mart) Electric Beach Salon Electric Beach Salon ( 352 ) 465-6505 19140 E. Pennsylvania Avenue (AKA Hwy. 484) Dunnellon For appointment call MM26514 000HXYC Stop in and experience our hidden treasure over the Rainbow River on Pennsylvania Ave./Rt. 484 ALL our services are performed in a professional, friendly and clean environment. We are a full-service salon that is second to none in customer satisfaction! We are Excited to Welcome Lisa Bergeron to our team. Lisa has 25 years of professional experience. HAIR INFRARED BODY WRAPS NAILS TANNING SPRAY TANS FACIALS NOVA EYE LASHES

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of money. There are many months when we are in the red and some very generous members loan us money to cover expenses. This is why we are extremely grateful to our sponsors. Like everyone else, we need to pay our bills; therefore, it is necessary to charge the $2 entry fee. As for our complaining about paying for barricades, it is my understanding that we were not complaining about paying, but we were not happy about paying for overtime when the barricades are put up Friday afternoon and picked up Monday morning during regular working hours. The board members work very hard putting on these events. The members consist of a handful of dedicated business owners. We have many members who have never stepped foot in the building. We would love to hear what our members have to say. Every month, we offer an early breakfast for members to share their concerns, ideas and solutions. Personally, I would be thrilled if more of our members got involved. In most clubs or organizations, there is usually a core group of people who do all the work. We are no exception. I am amazed to see how so few do so much. Some of the board members have been said to have prickly personalities. Well some times it takes a prickly personality to get things done. I would take a prickly personality who gets things done over a social butterfly who is a lazy loafer. Not everybody is born a people person. I wont hold it against them if they are willing to work hard and get the job done. We are an all-volunteer organization. Three cheers to the people who get off their butts and do something. The bickering and bashing needs to end; everyone talks, but when it comes to doing you can hear a pin drop. Kathleen Wallace,Dunnellon Manager lacks inside view of ChamberI just read the article where Eddie Esch, interim city manager, made statements about the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce. All those things he alluded to, as far as I know, he has no firsthand knowledge to back it up. He has never been involved with the operations of the Chamber and has no real idea of what we do or dont do. Before making statements like that, he should at the very least have the professional courtesy to come to the Chamber and get the facts, talk about his concerns and offer solutions and ideas before making comments to the press. Does the Chamber make mistakes? Sure. Name me a business or organization that doesnt. But, to say we dont support our members or businesses is absolutely not true. We are a small Chamber with a great membership. On the comment of tourism, I am not sure what he is talking about, i.e., slamming the door in TDCs face? Why would Mr. Esch make a statement like that? Why, as a professional, would he not ask about it instead of making unprofessional accusations? Show some class, please. He does after all represent the city of Dunnellon. What happened to showing respect and dignity to your community organizations? Mr. Esch seems to have a lot of angst directed toward several organizations, which he needs to control if he is going to fill the position of city manager and expect people to view him with respect. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but, I would hope going forward, that Mr. Esch and any others who feel the same about the Chamber will ask questions before making remarks or insults without the whole picture. The Chamber is always open, and I will welcome anyone with questions, ideas or constructive criticism to please stop in the chamber for a chat. We should all be working together not against to help support the Dunnellon community. I have always supported City Hall and worried along with them when they went through the recent money crisis. I also supported Mr. Esch in his quest for the position of city manager. Along with many others, I thought he would do a great job. I was surprised to know he felt this way toward the Chamber. I guess one never knows. Its rather sad to think that people you thought were supporters and friends have these feelings. The Dunnellon Chamber has been around since 1935 and I expect it will be around long after weve all come and gone. Its an outstanding organization and a great asset and marketing tool for businesses and the community. With that being said, I wish everyone well and want to thank all our Chamber members for their support. Tomorrow is another day, if we are lucky enough to still be here, face it with a smile. Beverly Leisure,DunnellonPolice should consider warning first offendersThe Dunnellon Police Department ticketed me $50 for improper parking the morning of April 1. The ticket stated that if it was not paid within 72 hours, I would be charged an additional fee of 50 percent to be added to the fine. Our ultrasound technician parked next to me and was also ticketed. I have worked at our medical facility for 14 years and parked in the same place for the past 14 years with no ticket. No one would call or speak with us to date from the police department. The fine is paid. However, it would have been nice if they would have come in and spoken to us as a common courtesy, but that didnt happened. Others in the surrounding medical community got the same treatment. Yearly, we contribute to the local businesses and give toys and food at Christmas time. Everyone should be aware of the police departments zero consideration. Nancy Wichmann,Citrus Springs8 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 Alistair W. Co, MD Family Practice Alex T. Villacastin, MD Internal Medicine Catherine P. Sembrano-Navarro, MD Family Practice Maria N. Villacastin, ARNP Family Nurse Practitioner Shiela M. Villacastin, ARNP Adult Nurse Practitioner Alexander T. Villacastin, ARNP Adult Nurse Practitioner Lawrence John Stawkowski, PA Physician Assistant M o d e r n M e d i c i n e M o d e r n M e d i c i n e M o d e r n M e d i c i n e t h e O l d F a s h i o n e d W a y t h e O l d F a s h i o n e d W a y t h e O l d F a s h i o n e d W a y 000HVNL THREE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT CITRUS COUNTY 10489 N Florida Ave., Citrus Springs/Dunnellon, FL 34434 (352) 489-2486 3733 E Gulf to Lake Hwy. 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STAY HEALTHY! Citrus Springs 10489 N Florida Ave. 489-2486 000HVMC Proud to sponsor this weeks athletes of the week RIVERLANDEDUCATION/SPORTSRiverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 9 Lyle Savage, baseballThe right-handed hitting second baseman hit a robust .333, going 3-for-9 with three RBIs and one walk for the Tigers, who closed out the regular season with a 10-1 loss to Ocala Forest. Dunnellon competes in the district tournament on Tuesday at Mike Payne Field. Tyra Thomas, girls trackThe sophomore placed second in the triple jump at the District 2A-6 Track & Field Championships on Friday at The Villages, qualifying for the Region 2A-2 Track and Field Championships today at Orlando First Academy. She is ranked sixth in the region. Tyra Thomas Lyle Savage DHS ATHLETES OF THE WEEKPRESENTED BY SUNCOAST PRIMARY CARE SPECIALISTS Special to the Riverland NewsThe Dunnellon 4H Club recently hosted a Photo Expo, where members opted for a fun project to do after the Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF). Winners, front row from left, were: Billie Athaide and TJ Peterson; back row, Sophia Carattini, Sydney White, David Paulen, Chris Warren and Zach Warren. The Dunnellon 4H Club recently hosted a Photo Expo, where members opted for a fun project to do after the Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF). There were more than 35 entries for the Photo Expo that included three categories in which students were judged. The categories Landscape, Miscellaneous and High Point rounded out the competition. High Point was used where all their photographs were totaled together. Students were judged on technical, impact, composition and originality on a scale of 1 to 4. In Landscape, Sophia Carattini won first place; Chris Warren garnered second; and TJ Peterson took third. In Miscellaneous, Sydney White captured first place; David Paulen won second; and Billie Athaide took third. In High Point, T J Peterson garnered first place; Zach Warren captured second; and Sydney White won third. In Clover Bud, Aubrie Heirs won with a Medal Win. In Intermediate Division, Matthew Livingston took firstplace honors and Logan White earned second place. The Best of Show went to Sophia Carattini for her amazing photograph. There were some outstanding photographs and the judges were really impressed with their work. Participation Ribbons were awarded to: Jennifer Rouleau, Avery Duley, Kailey Barr Kylee Follett, David Paulen, Sydney White, TJ Peterson, Billie Athaide, Chris Warren, Zach Warren, Sophia Caranitti, Aubrie Heirs, Logan White and Matthew Livingston. Dunnellon 4H hosts Photo Expo Special to the Riverland News There will be no school at Dunnellon Middle School and throughout the Marion County School District in recognition of Good Friday. School will resume Monday. FCAT Testing is underway and began Monday and will continue until Wednesday, May 7. Please note much of the FCAT testing will be on the computer and testing has been scheduled in small groups now through May 7. Here is the current FCAT testing schedule for this week: TODAY Sixth-grade reading. Seventhand eighthgrade math makeup test. Eighth-grade science makeup test. MONDAY, APRIL 21 Seventh-grade reading. TUESDAY, APRIL 22 Seventh-grade reading. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 Seventh-grade reading and makeup reading test. THURSDAY, APRIL 24 Seventh-grade reading and makeup reading test. FRIDAY, APRIL 25 Seventh-grade makeup tests. Everyone knows Dunnellon Middle School loves to read and we all know reading is a necessary skill to cope with modern life. The DMS Language Arts teachers, on a quarterly basis, assign each student with a number of Accelerated Reader (AR) points as the Delbert Smallridge DMS Principal See FCAT page 14 FCAT testing now underway for DMS studentsPRINCIPALS OFFICE Jail Break 5K run/walk slatedThe Dunnellon Police Department, in partnership with BTY Fitness, will host the inaugural Dunnellon Jail Break 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3. The event will begin at Datesman Park at 12050 South Ohio St. The event will benefit Special Olympics Florida. This 5K will wind through unique multiterrain trails as well as city streets. Running clubs and enthusiasts as well as the novice runner/walker are able to participate. Costumes are encouraged as well. To register, visit www.active.com. Preregistered participants will receive a Dunnellon Jailbreak 5K logo drawstring bag and race shirt, along with other goodies. Participants can register during the day of the run, but the fee will be $35 and no free T-Shirt will be given away. For information, visit www.active.com, like us on Facebook Dunnellon Jail Break 5K, or call 465-8510.Memorial golf tourney scheduled May 3The 10th annual Phil Nichols Memorial Golf Tournament will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Julliette Falls Golf & Country Club. Entry fee is $300 for a fourperson team, or $75 per individual. For a four-person team and a hole sponsorship, the fee is $325; and the cost for a hole sponsorship is $50. Space is limited to the first 120 golfers or 30 teams. All money and hole sponsorships are due by Monday, April 28. All proceeds go to the DHS football program. For information, contact Deana Miley at 465-6745, email deana.miley@marion.k12.fl.us, or mail at P.O. 264, Dunnellon, FL 34430. SPORTS BRIEFS Extended Day registration openExtended Day preregistration is now underway through May 30 for all Marion County elementary schools, including Dunnellon and Romeo. Extended Day is offered at the following middle schools: Belleview, Osceola, Fort King, Fort McCoy, Horizon (program is at Sunrise Elementary), Hillcrest, Howard and Liberty. Extended Day will accept VPK students at those schools offering programs during the school year. Registration fee is $25 and is nonrefundable. Extended Day is available from 6:30 a.m. until school starts and/or from school dismissal until 6 p.m. on school days. Cost is $10 for the morning; $40 for the evening; or $50 for both.For information, call 352-671-4135.DHS Kiddie World has openingsAre you interested in a way to build your childs foundation for learning before kindergarten at a reasonable price? Dunnellon High Schools Kiddie World is looking for new little smiles to join the Kiddie World family. These services run from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday for children ages 3 to 5 years old. The cost is $10 a week. For information, contact Tracy Zellers at 465-6745.Church collecting box topsThe 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 off at the church office or put in the container in the church narthax. For information, call 489-5954. EDUCATION NEWS Dunnellon High School Dramateers The Dunnellon High School Dramateers showcased their talents in their spring production April 11 and 12 at the Dunnellon Middle School auditorium. The group, under the direction of drama and history teacher Dianne Sellner and English teacher Erin Darmody, chose to expand their horizons by doing a pair of one-act plays, That Was No Lady, That Was a Private Eye, a comedy by Denis Snee, which is a parody of Phillip Marlowe, and Hush, a tragedy about the complexities of date rape by Laura Gagliano. ABOVE: Phyls boyfriend, Johnny, a heartthrob up and coming singer played by Jesse Roberts, shows up to melt the hearts and cause a distraction to save the day. RIGHT: Caitlyn Hill as Sara tries to find out what is wrong with her friend Kim, played by Allyson Wedlick, in the one-act play, Hush, on April 12 at the Dunnellon Middle School auditorium. BELOW: Dunnellon High School students Shawn Bennett and Caitlyn Hill play John and Sara, the best friends of Kim (Allyson Wedlick) in Hush.Photos by JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland News

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pretending threats dont exist or will be magically resolved by technology thats neither quite ready nor politically expedient. With Earth Day slated April 22, its timely to revisit how we can make a difference and why. Everyone reading this produces about 130 pounds of trash per week. Thats more than 58 thousand tons of trash in the greater Dunnellon area alone, weighing four times as much as the Brooklyn Bridge. About 33 percent of that waste is recycled. Experts believe twice that is possible, resulting in huge monetary and environmental savings: Recycling one aluminum can saves enough money to run your television set for three hours. Energy saved by recycling one glass bottle can run your computer for 30 minutes. Recycling paper products saves 7,000 gallons of water per ton of paper. (In 2010, Americans threw away enough paper to cover 26,700 football fields 3 feet deep.) Reusable drink containers eliminate your need for 100 plastic bottles a year, saving about $150; $146 of which goes to make the bottles that require 100 years to degrade. Plastic toxins end up in fish and eventually us. If only half of greater Dunnellons population (25,673) replaced disposables with reusable containers, wed eliminate more than 2.5 million disposables locally each year. But for some Dunnellon area residents, Earth Day is every day. Mary Ann Ermatinger said: I love to recycle and generate very little garbage. She composts all non-meat kitchen scraps. (Freeze vegetable scraps in a bag until you have enough to puree in a blender before composting.) As did her grandmother, Ermatinger uses an old pot to wash dishes, throws the soapy water on the flower bed (the soap is also insecticide). She takes paper, plastic, aluminum and cardboard to the recycling center. Rainbow Springs resident Terry Rapp repurposes old Christmas cards by cutting out the pictures and making gift tags with them. (The 2.6 billion holiday cards sold each year in the U.S. could fill a football field 10 stories high.) Rapp also makes soap-on-arope with small bits collected in a piece of hosiery and hung in the shower. Fredericka Robbins of Rainbow Springs uses egg cartons for Christmas bulbs, puts dryer lint out for birds nests. (Better yet, air dries nine loads of laundry, saving about $10 for great-smelling clothes.) Robbins also donates old pillows and towels to animal shelters or vets offices for recovering animals. Dunnellons Betty Kimmerling turns plastic grocery bags into mattress pads for hospitalized veterans. (These bags are the second most common ocean refuse, killing aquatic life mistaking them for food or by becoming entangled.) Faye and Jerry Rogers of Rio Vista save energy and water by running the dishwater only when full, recycle old engine oil and donate old clothing to thrift stores. The Crafty Ladies of Rainbow Springs State Park want your old yarn, cotton cloth, artist paints and brushes, decorative buttons and quilting supplies for crafts they make and sell to help support park programs. For information, call Joan Hulse at 465-2300. Cracker Days volunteers want old candles for candle-making demonstrations. Potential ways to recycle are endless. There is also opportunity here for Dunnellon, as Rainbow Springs is now the largest first magnitude spring in the world. At the junction of two beautiful rivers, a soon-to-be-completed bike trail bringing many thousands of new visitors, Dunnellon is poised on the precipice of a bright ecotourism future, or a seriously degraded one. We cannot have successful ecotourism without healthy eco. We need to encourage a local culture of environmental pride and sustainability. Perhaps one plank in Dunnellons platform to capitalize upon its worldclass natural resources could be a campaign encouraging residents and neighbors to reduce their garbage footprints. Start by measuring our personal weekly garbage output. The average is about 31.5 pounds per person per week. We should find ways to recycle at least half of it. Its a measurable challenge in which individuals, families, businesses and schools can participate, instilling pride in our collective efforts to protect and preserve what were fortunate enough to have in our own backyard. Our beautiful natural resources need our best efforts to protect them. The fact that we can also save money in the process wont hurt either. a TV for three hours. It takes a million years for a plastic milk jug to disintegrate, disposable diapers about 500 years and an aluminum can will still be around after 200 years. Even leather shoes take about 40 years to break down, wool socks about a year, a paper bag approximately one month and a banana peel is gone after only four weeks. Recycling saves valuable space in the landfill and keeps it from filling up too fast. Other items that can be taken to the recycling center and put in a separate section, just not put in the blue box, are any kind of rechargeable batteries, paints, used oil filters and used fluorescent lamps. There is also a 500 gallon dual tank to collect all the waste oil brought in to be recycled. A contractor comes in and pumps out all the waste oil and turns it into various lubricants. Refrigerators, washing machines, microwaves, stoves and all scrap metal are accepted and help pay for the cost of running the center. Rinsed tin cans should be placed in the 20-cubic-yard container. A clam shell operator will transfer the items from the 20-cubicyard container to the 40cubic-yard container and when it is full take it all to be recycled. When we get about 70 refrigerators a contractor comes in, hauls them out and pays for the metal, Middleton said. It all helps to keep the $87 solid waste assessment down that is paid by each household. Residents of Dunnellon, Ocala, Micanopy and Reddick dont pay the assessment, because they pay their cities for curb side collection instead. Used sharps, usually hypodermic needles, brought in an approved container will be taken for disposal and another receptacle will be given in exchange, according to McClain. Up to two cubic yards of yard waste is also accepted from each resident per day. The yard waste goes to the Baseline Landfill or a wood resource recovery company brings in a grinder, Slifer said. Then they haul it to a wood processing facility and burn the mulch byproduct to produce electricity. The recycled items in the blue bins are taken by Waste Pro, the company that is contracted with Solid Waste, to a materials recovery facility (MRF). Different machines sort the items. Then they are baled and sold for recycling. Now the MRF is located in Volusia County, Slifer said. Waste Pro is going to put in an MRF plant in Marion County in the near future. All the garbage collected from the Dunnellon Recycling Center, one green bin each day, is taken to the Baseline Landfill in Ocala. The Baseline Landfill produces methane gas and we are required to capture the gas, McClain said. We then divert it to three large generators which produce electricity and we sell it. We utilize all our methane gas. For many years the solid waste and recycling center for the Dunnellon area was located just off U.S. Highway 41, behind the Sunoco gas station. About four years ago the lease expired and Solid Waste moved the Dunnellon Recycling Center to a new location about five miles north to 4232 U.S. 41. With the bigger and larger center it is easier to accommodate traffic during busy times with more lanes for the four green compact recycling units and the two blue bins for the recyclables. Fast track staffing has three attendants working at the center to keep everything clean, running smoothly and to answer the numerous questions of the customers. They will also help disabled and infirm individuals put their garbage and recyclables into the compactors if they ask for assistance. Attendant John Rooney has worked at the site for seven years; Russ Maxham, three years; and Don Robson, two years, and their hours are coordinated so two attendants are always at the center. This is a fun job and we get to meet a lot of people, Rooney said. As a rule most people are very nice. Some time ago, a customer was throwing away a wood sign in the shape of a Thanksgiving turkey with the words Eat more ham! printed on it. The attendants decided not to dispose of the sign, but put it up on a ledge between the two green units and put a thrown-away table umbrella above it. We get a lot of smiles and comments on the sign, Rooney said. We had to tie him (turkey) down so no one would take him. All the attendants appear to enjoy their job and it shows in the pride they take in their work and the friendly way they answer all the questions. Since the center does not usually take large pieces of furniture and electronic waste that does not fit into the compactor, they do provide amnesty days for residents to dispose of them. The Dunnellon Recycling Center will have electronic waste collection from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 and Nov. 8. The furniture collection will accept couches, beds, mattresses and other large furniture type items from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 20. The rest of the time the center is closed Tuesdays and Thursdays. The center is open from 7 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays; from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. For information about recycling, ask the attendants or call Marion County Solid Waste at 352-671-8465.Augie Salzer is a correspondent for the Riverland News. Email her at augie@thingsintown.com. 10 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 000HXKX OASIS RESTAURANT OASIS RESTAURANT 7651 SW Hwy. 200, Ocala, FL 34476 237-4598 Mon-Sat. 6:30am-7pm Sun. 6:30am-3pm N OW T AKING E ASTER R ESERVATIONS EASTER DINNER APRIL 20, 2014 12-4PM N OW T AKING E ASTER R ESERVATIONS EASTER DINNER APRIL 20, 2014 12-4PM HAM OR SLICED LEG OF LAMB WITH MINT JELLY Scalloped Potatoes, Asparagus, Italian Wedding Soup OR Salad, Dinner Roll, Drink and Easter Pineapple Cake $ 1 5 99 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 www.stjohncc.com Palm Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM 10:30 AM & 12 PM M ASS (S PANISH ) Holy Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM M ORNING P RAYER 10 AM 12 PM ; C ONFESSIONS 7 PM B ILINGUAL M ASS (A DORATION UNTIL 10 PM ) Good Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM M ORNING P RAYER 9 AM 11 AM ; C ONFESSIONS 12 PM ; S TATIONS OF THE C ROSS 3 PM & 7 PM ; G OOD F RIDAY S ERVICE Holy Saturday . . 9 AM M ORNING P RAYER /B LESSING OF B ASKETS 10 AM 11 AM ; C ONFESSIONS 8 PM ; E ASTER V IGIL Easter Sunday . . . . . . . 7 AM (G AZEBO ), 8:30 AM 10:30 AM ; M ASS & 12 PM (S PANISH ) Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Jean H. Desir, Pastor 000HYBF 000HW8V Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Juliette Falls Shotgun start at 9:00 am Space is limited to first 120 golfers 30 Teams Four Man Scramble Lunch and Prizes Provided $300.00 for a 4-Person Team ($75.00 per player) $325.00 for a 4-Person Team and Hole Sponsorship Everyone must wear a collared shirt, slacks or khaki shorts. No tank tops, blue jeans or athletic shorts permitted. Please respect all Juliet Falls rules and procedures. 10th Annual Phil Nichols Memorial GOLF TOURNAMENT For more information, call Deana Miley (352) 465-6745 000HXX9 352.237.5033 www.tikiislandyogurt.com Next to IHOP, before 200 & 484 Intersection 11100 SW 93rd Court Road, Unit 2, Ocala Endless Toppings Endless Toppings Endless Toppings BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE Expires 4/25/14 000HY9Q Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs 489-5511 Hopelutheranelca.com All are welcome at our communion table. Holy/Maundy Thursday April 17 at 7pm Good Friday April 18 at 7pm Easter Sunday, April 20 7am Sunrise Service 8am Easter Breakfast 10am Easter Worship Service FOOD BEER WINE 000HXLQ 10155 Hwy. 484, Dunnellon, at Hwy. 200 352-237-6262 SLAP SOME MAMA DS IN YOUR MOUTH! With This Coupon. Excluding Beverages. 783594 Lets Go Out! Lets Go Out! GROWINGcontinued from page 1 AUGIE SALZER/For the Riverland NewsJohn Rooney throws a microwave into the 20-cubic-yard container for scrap metal. Friends of the Library bookstore open The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Bookstore, which is inside the library, is at 20351 Robinson Road, behind Winn-Dixie (the former Sweetbay). There are novels, bios, cooking, gardening, inspirational, craft, self-help, finance, romance, children, VHS videos (Some DVDs), Books-On-Tape, history, politics, westerns, magazines and more. Daily sales are ongoing with books for as little as 10 cents. Store hours are now from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Friends continue to accept gently read book donations daily at the store. An all-volunteer staff operates The Friends Bookstore, with all proceeds benefiting the Dunnellon Public Library. The Friends are committed to giving a monthly book endowment (new books), in addition to providing office equipment, landscaping, and various other library enhancements. For information, call the library at 438-4520. CHALLENGEcontinued from page 1

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Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 11 Rainbow Springs State Park in need of volunteers Rainbow Springs State Park is currently seeking volunteer gardeners and boat captains. As a boat captain, volunteers will patrol the Rainbow River. This position requires that you be able to handle a 16-foot pontoon boat with an electric motor. You must be willing to learn, take an online boating safety course and use simple radio communications. A minimum of two hours on Friday, Saturday or Sunday now through October is all it takes to be a volunteer boat captain. As a boat captain you will be required to become a member of the Friends of Rainbow Springs for insurance purposes. Volunteer gardeners are responsible for growing and maintaining butterfly host and nectar plants in a beautiful garden and wooded area. If you are passionate about nature and gardening, this could be the varied and fulfilling volunteer experience that youre looking for. To be a gardener, you should enjoy working outdoors. You should have good practical skills. You should also have creativity and an eye for detail. The hours for working in the garden are flexible to meet your schedule. If you enjoy working with others, Wednesday and Saturday mornings are established times for volunteering. Other times throughout the week are open for individual work. As a volunteer gardener your tasks could include: raising plants from seeds or cuttings, learning about native butterfly host and nectar plants in Florida, digging, planting and weeding flower beds and borders, pruning shrubs, checking the health of plants and nurturing their growth, applying compost to plants and maintaining moisture levels, using battery operated equipment such as hedge trimmers and string trimmers, maintaining high levels of presentation in our lovely gardens, cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment, working with others to improve our gardens in creative ways and speaking with guests to the gardens about the garden. For more information about becoming a boat captain volunteer, email Linda Smith at linds0736@gmail.com. To volunteer at Rainbow Springs State Park as a boat captain or to inquire about other available volunteer positions, please contact Monay Markey, volunteer coordinator, at monay.markey@ dep.state.fl.us or call 465-8520. Special to the Riverland News Despite a few objections from three local business owners, including the president of the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce, the City Council is supporting the interim city managers new policy not to provide barricades for special events. Viola Soffe, the current Chamber president and owner of Stitch Niche, explained to both the Council and Eddie Esch, who made the decision not to provide barricades for the upcoming Boomtown Days Dunnellon ,why the Chamber has to charge admission to the annual festival. Esch, in the April 10 edition of the Riverland News, voiced his displeasure with the Chamber requiring admission to the event. Every business has financial expenses, every home has financial expenses, she said. Whatever the case may be, membership has dwindled because of the economy. And typically, the first things businesses do is cut back on memberships, subscriptions and volunteering of their time to certain things. Because the cost of securing awards and entertainment, expenses for the event have risen steadily throughout the past few years making an admission fee necessary, Soffe said. Sponsorships have dwindled, too, she added. Mathew Baillargeon, who is a member of the Friends of the Dunnellon Christmas Parade, questioned if the new policy was permanent for all events. Are barricades going to be made available? he questioned city officials. Esch said at this time, no, but it was an issue hed be willing to revisit the policy in the near future. Its not that I won't reconsider it with established guidelines, he responded, reiterating city-owned barricades had been broken during previous events and werent manned properly as promised. Baillargeon said the decision to not make barricades available could be detrimental to future events. He added other cities provide barricades to even to organizers without charging, because of the influx of visitors they bring to their respective cities. Both Esch and Mayor Nathan Whitt disagreed other cities provide such items free of charge. Esch added the city would be liable if one was to be injured if it broke, or worse. Whitt told the public it was best for the city to no longer provide the service, requiring organizations to seek barricades from companies that specialize in doing just that. Its best to take it out of the hands of the city, Whitt said, alluding to the problems from costs associated with the Christmas Parade as well as the verbal assault directed at Esch by Martha Vaughn. It did come at quite at a cost. Whitt was told during the planning for the Christmas parade, it would not cost the city a dime. It got a little ugly, and were trying to prevent that, he explained. Im willing to pony up. We need to reach out to the rest of the community for any event. Resident Mary Ann Hilton sided with city officials in the dispute. The city is not beholden to provide, without cost, to whomever to the increased costs of the city for police, fire, barricades, she said, at the taxpayers expense. Penny Fleeger chided those upset about the issue. I don't think the general public understands the depth of the problem, she said, eliciting laughter from the crowd. We have a resolution to it. Its not all of our fault. There are some others to blame. We need to start looking at the whole picture. Its very scary. Ill personally do anything I can to help you all. In other action, the Council: Approved a special exception development order for the Deeper Life of Dunnellon Church to meet for worship services at 20491 The Granada. Edward Thompson, the pastor, said he had secured a lease for Suites 5 through 7. Authorized KimleyHorn to facilitate waste water treatment facility permit renewal application. Approved tree removal permit request to remove heritage tree at 20864 River Drive. Authorized the mayor to sign a revised FDOT subordination of utility interest parcels, per agreements 2013-62 and 2013-61, which includes approval of Resolutions 2014-20 and 2014-21. Authorized the mayor to sign FDOT subordination of utility interest parcels, per agreements 2014-15 through 2014-25, which includes approval of Resolutions 2014-09 through 2014-19. Council supports interim manager on new policy Riverland News file photoRecreational water users enjoy canoeing and paddleboarding through the headsprings at Rainbow Springs State Park. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recognizes April as Springs Protection Awareness Month. April is Springs Protection Awareness Month The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recognizes April as Springs Protection Awareness Month. This serves as a time to appreciate how essential springs are to the environment, economy and residents. Several Water Management District governing boards have passed their own proclamations in support of Springs Protection Awareness Month. In addition, the Florida House has adopted a resolution and the corresponding Senate version has been filed. These resolutions declare April as Springs Protection Awareness Month. Floridas springs are one of our most fascinating geological treasures, said Herschel T. Vinyard Jr., DEP secretary. The health of Floridas many springs is directly related to our actions, and this month is dedicated to encouraging residents and visitors to help conserve our springs. Florida has hundreds of documented and undocumented springs, which are fed by aquifers throughout the state. The clean and clear flowing water from aquifers at a constant temperature are essential to supporting the variety of life that is found in and around the springs. These springs also reflect the groundwater conditions, which 93 percent of Florida residents rely on for their drinking water supply. With more than 300 documented springs, our District is aptly called the Springs Heartland, said Suwannee River Water Management District Executive Director Ann Shortelle. The health of our springs is essential to our economy, tourism, and the environment, and the District has demonstrated its commitment to protecting these natural resources by designating significant funding for springs projects over the last two years. Healthy springs reflect the states commitment to sustainable ground and surface water resource protection. Gov. Scott dedicated $10 million in 2013 that was expanded into more than $37 million by state, regional and local partners and invested into 10 spring improvement projects statewide. These projects aim to improve water quality and quantity at several springs, and protect these important natural resources. This year, Gov. Scott has allocated an additional $55 million in his Its Your Money Tax Cut Budget for springs protection. Furthermore, the Florida Park Service has installed new interpretative kiosks at each of the 20 state parks with freshwater springs. The panels share information about the threats to springs groundwater pollution, erosion and invasive plants and what visitors can do to reduce that threat. The kiosk provides the opportunity to touch and learn about limestone, the building block of the Floridan Aquifer and the springs. In addition to the efforts of the Department and Water Management Districts, here are some tips for what you can do to help protect springs throughout the year: LANDSCAPING AND LAWN CARE TIPS: Resist the temptation to over-fertilize. Applying twice as much as fertilizer as is recommended does not make plants grow twice as fast. Do not over-water your lawn. Use a rain gauge to determine when and if you need to water. Use rain barrels to capture and store rainwater to water plants. INDOOR WATER USE: Install aerators on all household faucets; they slow the flow of water. Re-use water. Catch water while you shower and use it to water plants. Try the same technique when washing vegetables or rinsing dishes. Ensure that your septic tank and drain field are properly maintained. WHEN VISITING A SPRING: Avoid trampling underwater vegetation and stirring sediments when tubing, snorkeling, or swimming at springs. Use extreme caution when boating and anchoring in spring runs. Anchors, props and boat groundings can destroy aquatic vegetation and increase the cloudiness of the water. Dispose of your trash properly. Cans and bottles, cigarette butts, plastic bags and other trash harm water quality and wildlife and destroy the natural beauty of the springs. State agency designates April as Water Conservation Month The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recognizes April as Water Conservation Month. This is a time when residents and visitors are encouraged to learn about ways to save water and help protect one of Floridas most important resources. April serves as a time to emphasize how important it is for residents and visitors of Florida to conserve water, said Drew Bartlett, Deputy Secretary of Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration. Water restoration is an ongoing priority of the state and this month serves as a time for residents to implement strategies to help the state work towards our goals. Ongoing statewide efforts show that water conservation strategies are working. Florida remains one of the most waterefficient states in the nation. In 2012, Florida used more than 725 million gallons of reclaimed water every day to conserve freshwater and replenish rivers, streams, lakes and aquifers. Florida used reclaimed water to irrigate 321,340 residences, 548 golf courses, 961 parks and 328 schools according to 2012 data. As a result, Florida is a national leader in water reuse and the only state that collects reuse data annually. Since most areas of Florida continue to struggle with drought conditions, water conservation is critical. Water conservation is the least costly and easiest plan to preserving our natural resources. Floridians can participate in this process by implementing one or more of these 10 simple tips. These tips can help lower monthly water bills while helping to save hundreds of gallons of water. INDOOR TIPS: Turn off running water while brushing teeth. Fix household leaks promptly. Cut time spent in the shower to five minutes. Soak pots and pans rather than running water while scraping them clean. Avoid using running water to thaw food. OUTDOOR TIPS: Water lawn one to two times a week. Water plants early in the morning or in the late evening to reduce evaporation and ineffective watering due to wind. Use broom to clean driveways, patios and sidewalks. Plant drought resistant shrubs, trees and plants. Use a rain barrel to collect water to use for plants and gardens. Annual Rainbow River cleanup slated May 17The annual Rainbow River cleanup will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, starting at the Rio Vista Beach Park, north of Dunnellon. Volunteers are needed to help and will work different sections of the river in boats, kayaks and canoes. All the debris that is collected will be brought back to the Rio Vista Park at noon for record keeping and disposal. All participants are invited to enjoy a free lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the largest amount of trash collected by an individual, the largest individual item of trash recovered from the river and the most unusual item recovered. For information or to volunteers, call Jerry Rogers at 4894648. It is important that we know how many people will participate in order to provide sufficient food and beverage for all. For directions to Rio Vista Park, visit www.RainbowRiver Conservation.com. 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12 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 The inaugural Stepping Up to the Plate for Special Olympics was a rousing success Saturday at the Dunnellon Little League complex as the Blue Run Bullets, Citrus Chaos and Citrus Mud Dawgs, along with the Dunnellon Police Department, raised $1,400 for Special Olympics, Florida. Clockwise from above left: Special Olympic athlete Zachary Deonath, left, from Dunnellon stands with the Blue Run Bullets fast pitch softball team during the playing of the national anthem. To the right of Deonath is Emily Bowne, who helped organize the event. Deonath throws out the first pitch prior to the contest pitting Bullets against the Citrus Chaos. Bullets coach Jeff Bowne stresses the importance of the days event to his players prior to the start of the game. Officer Adam Robinson checks the radar gun during a post-game contest to see who could pitch the fastest. Keith Savoie from Inverness won, posting a 46 mph pitch. Maggie Williams unleashes a pitch toward home plate during the fastest pitch competition in between games.Photos by JEFF BRYAN/ Riverland News

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Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 13 The inaugural Stepping Up to the Plate for Special Olympics was a rousing success Saturday at the Dunnellon Little League complex a the Blue Run Bullets, Citrus Chaos and Citrus Mud Dawgs, along with the Dunnellon Police Department, raised $1,400 for Special Olympics, Florida. Clockwise from above left: Emily Bowne stretches to make the catch at first base. Natasha Pierro winds up during her delivery against the Mud Dawgs. Pitcher Brianna Williams makes a throw to first base during the Bullets game against the Chaos. Izzy Pierro prepares to make a throw to first base in an attempt to pick off a base runner. Megan Howard follows through on a base hit against the Chaos.Photos by JEFF BRYAN/ Riverland News

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County schedules disc golf seminarsMarion County Parks and Recreation is offering an introduction to disc golf, a sport that combines elements of Frisbee and traditional golf and that emphasizes hand-eye coordination and low-impact fitness. This free program will be offered from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. the second and fourth Saturdays monthly at Brick City Adventure Park at 1211 SE 22nd Road, Ocala. The program is open to residents 6 years of age and older; participants will receive an introduction to the sport and light technical instruction that includes how to putt, drive for distance and place the disc near the basket. For information, contact Marion County Parks and Recreation at 352-671-8560 or email parks@marioncounty fl.org. Concealed weapons class availableRiverside Trading & Loan will host a Florida concealed weapon carry permit class at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 4, at Riverside Trading at 20419 E. Pennsylvania Ave. This class is the twohour prerequisite to apply to the state for your concealed weapon permit. Space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 533-4350. reading goal for that particular quarter. We are delighted to announce the following students who have reached their reading goal for the third quarter: Brittany Alexander, Trishelle Arledge, Alejandro Arredondo, Dylan Bailey, Michael Bartlett, Luz Bautista, Chelsi Bee, Jamil Bess, Zachary Bones, Kairin Bonilla, Naomi Brewster, Wendy Brown, Alexis Bruhl, Anahi Calvo-Wences, Rayanna Carlisle, Elizabeth Centeno, Hannah Childers, Jose CifuentesLopez, Alicia Colon, Evaen Cornell, Jaron Cortese, Mya DellEra, Airel Deluca, Angie Diaz, Amber Dudley, Holland Dufour, Brandon Evans, Robert Farnell, Tyler Ferguson, Morgan Fitch, Kendra Ford, Lauren Ford, Emily fowler, Justin Fowler, Daisy Franco, Luis Franco, Emily Gallagher, Kayla Gandy, Idette Garcia Hernandez, Sydney Hanchar, Jacob Harris, Maleik Hayes, Daniel Hernandez Santama, Ruben Ignacio, Brandon Jaglal, Jermaine James, Matilyn Jenkins, Abby Johnson, Tiana Joyner, Baylie Kerswill, Andy Lambert, Hessten LaRose, Heather Letscher, Sayra Loya, Grace Macfarlan, Stormy Martin, David McDearmid, Joshua McNicholas, Perla Mercado, Erica Morales, Phillip Morgan, Rebeca Munoz, Steven Nelson, Tyler NeSmith, Kendall Neumann, Christopher OBrien, Monica ONeal, John Palazzo, Reece Palmer, Carrington Penninger, Charles Peterson, Salomon Portillo, Ava Reddish, JRee Reeves, Erin Robinson, Haley Romine, Vaneza Ronquillo-Chavez, Sara Rosado, Brittany Rose, Felicia Rossi, Anabel Ruiz, Chantal Ruiz, Tikeasua Rushing, Mathew Russell-Willis, Carlos Sanchez, Luz Sanchez-Sotelo, Michael Santiago, Olivia Savage, Joel Shelton, Wesley Shively, Kimberly Singleton, Carl Smith, Jos Solis, Brandon Spangler, Kaylah Starks, Sadee Stephens, Jaylen Thompson, Destiny Torres-Santiago, Arturo Trejo Antonio, Kendal Waldrop, Emily Weaver, Aleah Whitley, Alexander Wiget and Kaylee Wyckoff. Thank you to these young people who are putting reading high on their list of achievements. Free tutoring continues to be offered at Dunnellon Middle School, in both morning and afternoon sessions. Tutoring will be offered through the end of May. We would like to remind our parents, students must pass three classes of math, three classes of science, language arts and social studies to be eligible to move on to high school. It is not too late if you would like your student to join either the morning or afternoon session. Please have your student take advantage of this additional assistance in their core subjects. For a parent consent form, call 465-6720. Is your sixth-grader ready to enter seventh grade? If so, beat the back to school rush. All students entering seventh grade must have the following shots: Tdap diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (whooping cough) booster shot as required by the state prior to attending seventh grade. The Marion County Health Department will offer these shots, for free, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, on the DMS Campus in Building No. 10 to provide FREE immunizations. Students taking advantage of this free health shot update must be accompanied by a parent/guardian with photo identification. If you have any questions regarding your childs health record, call Carol Bartolet, R.N., the school nurse, at 465-6795.14 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 Coat & Seal Pavers Roof and Driveway Coatings Ranch & Farm Fences Wall & Ceiling Texture Gutter Cleaning Popcorn Ceiling Repairs PAUL GLENNS Complete Painting & Pressure Cleaning PAINTING 489-5098 Quality Work for Less Free Estimates 43 Years Experience 000GS3L 11928 N. 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Inglis Ave., Inglis Monday-Saturday (352) 465-1199 20021 SW 111th Place., Dunnellon (Across from WalMart) Hypertension Gynecology HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES: CITRUS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SEVEN RIVERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Heart Disease Womens Health Diabetes Mens Health Arthritis Physicals Wellness Screening Anxiety Happy Holidays 000HXLY 000HLKB AIR CONDITIONING 352-208-4641 Locally Owned & Operated License # CAC1816140 WILSON AIR SERVICE Tune Up Special We Service All Brands Repairs Replacement Free Second Opinions 24-HR. Service $ 29 95 352-237-2796 Family Owned & Operated Since 1972 Licensed & Insured #3803 Dependable A Division of R.C. Cohn Construction 000H0PY CONCRETE WORK REPAIRING OLD We Make Your Concrete Look Good Specializing in Repairing Concrete Driveways Pool Decks Patios Entrance Ways Advantages: Mildew & Oil Resistant Non Skid Protection Easy to Keep Clean Commercial Grade Quality RENEWED SURFACES PAINTING 352-465-6631 Ferraros Painting Interior & Exterior Pressure Washing FREE ESTIMATES Repaint Specialist 000HTDZ GREGS ALUMINUM Pleasing people in Marion County since 1982 Pool Enclosure Rescreens Vinyl & Acrylic Windows Garage Door Screens Vinyl Ceilings & Much More 465-0371 746-6663 Lic. & Ins. Comp #2038 MC3656 ALUMINUM 000HTEM 711178 DIAL-A-PRO RIVERLAND For Your Professional Needs... China House China House China House D INING T O G O OR E AT -I N (352) 522-0008 (Next to Subway) 000HTLV 11352 N. Williams St. (Sweetbay Plaza) Please Call (352) 489-9763 China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet China Wok Buffet Lunch $6.95 Dinner $9.35 000HXLT Schedule of eventsTODAY 7:30 a.m. FFA vegetable ID practice. 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Chorus practice. MONDAY 3:40 to 4:45 p.m. Tiger Fit Club. TUESDAY 7:30 a.m. FFA vegetable ID practice. 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Chorus practice. 3:45 to 4:55 p.m. Brain Bowl practice. APRIL 24 Historic Americans visit DMS as Mr. Williams History classes will delight us as they come in costume for their research projects. 7:30 a.m. FFA vegetable ID practice. 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. Chorus practice. 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Girls Bible study. 3:45 to 5 p.m. Track practice. FCAT continued from page 9 Bags recycled for bed mats Special to the Riverland NewsVolunteers from Holy Faith Church in Dunnellon use recyclable plastic grocery bags to weave mats for homeless Veterans and those in local hospitals. The mats are washable and can only be used once for patient, but serve as cushions for comfort and to help prevent bedsores. If you crochet and would like to help, call Betty Kimmerling, pictured, at 352-795-4142. SPORTS BRIEFS

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United Way of Marion County has joined a statewide effort to help more uninsured children receive health care benefits at a price their families can afford through Florida KidCare, and is currently seeking companies and agencies in Marion, Hernando and Citrus County that are willing to help by becoming a KidCare community partner. Many families who are eligible for coverage dont even know it. United Way has found that community partners can help give greater access to families with uninsured children. By helping families secure heath care for their children, companies will receive monetary rewards for their efforts. The incentives for each KidCare community partner is $10 for each new approved application and $5 for each renewal application plus a bonus paid for reaching a minimal monthly goal. United Ways goal is to enroll as many eligible children as possible. If you would like to become a KidCare community partner or have questions, call Faith Beard at 352-732-9696 or email fbeard@uwmc.org. UW seeks KidCare community partners Rainbows End Womens Golf Scores Results from April 2: Flight A Low Gross Vivian Sousa, 46. Low Net Linda Yeomans, 37, first; Jackie Meehan, 37, second. Flight B Low Gross Nancy Suskie, 51. Low Net Nancy Mottola, 38, first; Sharon Stark, 41, second. Flight C Low Gross Faye Branch, 57. Low Net Audrey Beck, 35, first; Margo Berger, 38, second. Low Putts Jean Montville, 14. Results from March 26: Flight A Low Gross Nancy Suskie, 50. Low Net Sharon Stark, 37, first; Carolyn Tessier, 40, second. Flight B Low Gross Margo Berger, 53. Low Net Linda Roper, 35, first; Audrey Beck, 35, second. Low Putts Margo Berger and Nancy Mattola, 16. Nonprofit group plans yard saleChristian In Action (CIA) will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26, at New Second Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, behind Dunnellon Mulch and Stone. For information, call Geri Davis 489-6332 or Susan Lebrun 465-8660.Friends of the Library plan Boomtown saleThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will host its annual two-day Boomtown Day Spring Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, in the meeting room of the library. Among the specials, there will be a bag of books for $4. All hardback books will be $1 and all paperback books will be 50 cents. For information, call 438-2530.AARP Driver Safety Class slatedAn AARP Driver Safety Program for those 50 and older which, with certain exceptions, qualifies graduates for a discount on their automobile insurance, will be given over two days, three hours each day. Cost is $20 per person for all materials, except pen or pencil. However, if you are an AARP member, the cost is $15. Bring your AARP card with you. This course will be at 1 p.m. May 8 and 9 at the Dunnellon Sheriffs Office substation on U.S. 41. Payment for the class is due the first day. For information or to register, call 465 6359. Musical evening to benefit WilliamsLocal musician Dane Myers is organizing a night of music, starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at the Dunnellon Train Depot to benefit the Charlene Williams Kidney Fund. Myers band, The Dane Myers Band, will perform his original pop music favorites during the event. The concert comes weeks after the release of his CD, This Changes Everything. The new CD will also be on sale during the evening. Proceeds from the sale of both the tickets and CD will benefit Williams. Tickets are $10 each and are available at Grumbles House, the Dunnellon Police Department and at Dr. Dane Myers office. Orders also may be placed at danemyersmusic. com.Community Chorale rehearsing for concertThe Dunnellon Community Chorale is beginning rehearsals on a new program slated for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at First United Methodist Church, and is looking for singers for all parts. This is a great program with familiar songs from Broadway to television. All sopranos, altos, tenors and basses are encouraged to participate in this community-based group. Rehearsals are 2:30 p.m. Mondays at the Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, in the Historical District, corner of Ohio and Chestnut streets. Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 15 000HXM7 000HVQQ 000HP3W T h e H o m e O u t f i t t e r Gifts & Decor for the Outdoor Enthusias t We carry Licensed Mossy Oak & Realtree camouflage casualwear, swimwear and bedding. 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The Marion County Springs Festival has promoted springs awareness and stewardship through education since 2000. To focus the festival on springs education the public will have opportunities to talk one-on-one with experts in the fields of biology, botany, chemistry, geology and hydrology along with park staff and volunteers at stations in key locations throughout the park. In addition to the educational opportunities, the festival will feature music, dancing, arts and crafts, food, art and photo contests, silent auction, and recreational activities such as hiking and paddling, and touring the Silver River Museum. For information, contact Rachel.Fonvielle @dep.state.fl.us, call 352-236-7148 or visit www.facebook.com/ MarionCountySprings Festival. Springs Festival slated April 26

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Rainbow Springs Country Club Bridge Results from April 8: Winners: 1. Ruth Brucker, 4,840; 2. Jeanne Reed, 4,800; 3. Betty Cannaday, 4,620; 4. Shirley MacDonald, 4,590.Slams: Billie Barnes and Ruth Brucker, 6 Spades, and Shirley Busca and Ruth Brucker, 6 Hearts made 7. Results from April 1: Winners: 1. Richard Davis, 4,990; 2. Luise Pellett, 4,910; 3. Gary Roosenberg, 4,550; 4. Debby Rodriguez, 4,280. Slams: Debby Rodriguez and Luise Pellett, 6 Spades made 7.16 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 352-302-64361/4 Mile East Of Publix On Hwy. 44 6658 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY., CRYSTAL RIVERJOE and PEGGYWe Deliver & InstallReasonable Delivery Available Same Day000HYUD We Honor 10% Veterans Discounts Allan Block Selection & Pavers Sales & Installation Seven Days A Week Rain or ShineCall to see how you can receive2 Weeks Free352-563-5655769453 The #1 Provider of News and Advertising Information in Citrus County Puzzle answers on Page 5 Dunnellon Middle School Third Quarter Honor Roll All As Sixth Grade: Emily Fowler, Katie Lassiter, Kendall Neumann and Enoch Torres. Seventh Grade: Yisiara Aguirre, Kairin Bonilla, Biridiana Perez-Sanchez and Kendal Waldrop. Eighth Grade: Kayla Gandy, Darby Langworthy, Chandler Neal, Zachary Neumann, Chantal Ruiz, Trevor Vonseggern and Emily Weaver. A/B Sixth Grade: Jessica Alexander, Tia Ard, Desirae Brown, Brianna Caron, Nathaniel Carroll-Douglas, Anthony Clark, Paris Cousins, Caitlin Hinkley, Gweneviere Ivie, Alexander Kerrick, Alianna Lacombe, Haley Ladeau, Kila Lassiter, Michael Livingston, Faith McNelly, Madison Miguel, Kendazya Moore, Sandro Munoz, Gabrielle Munro, Christopher OBrien, Jamie Pena Munoz, Kenneth Richardson, Gabriel Rodriguez, Kaylie Rodriguez, Amber Vonseggern and Logan White. Seventh Grade: Mandy Bernstein, Mary Caprio, Lateisha Edwards, Yoander Ferrer, Lauren Ford, Justin Fowler, Idette Garcia Hernandez, Matalyn Gibbs, Kameron Grossi, Charles Hill, Tiana Joyner, Hessten LaRose, Madisyn Leeds, Sayra Loya, Kayla McClure, David McDearmid, Joshua McNicholas, Connor Neal, Kevin Renzulli, Luz Sanchez-Sotelo, Mason Sereda and Joel Shelton. Eighth Grade: Alejandro Arredondo, Cody Caraballo, Rayanna Carlisle, Carly Chinners, Diana Davila, Ashley Dunne, Eduardo Escalante, Robert Farnell, Gabriel Felix, Daisy Franco, Jacob Hicks, Catlynn Kitzmiller, Brandon Martin, Tyler NeSmith, Olivia Peterson, Rebecca Ray, Rebecca Reasoner, Heavenleigh Rice, Nicki Riffle, Danielle Rodriguez, Roman Sanchez-Mcrae, Michael Santiago, Adrienne Sikora, Kimberly Singleton, Chariyah Smith, Jose Solis, Kayla Starks, Londyn Swanson and Timothy Vieira. Romeo Elementary School Third Quarter Honor Roll All Es First Grade: Jocelyn Ancelmo, Reese Bradham, Alex Burgos, Minka Cavanaugh, Joseph Duncan, Anessa Ford, Nia Heppner, Nala Hines, Alexandra Johnson, Emma Kincaid, Haley Levan, Nevaeh McNelly, Jakob Miller, Lily Monteith, Michael Montgomery, Alyssa Nicholes, A.J. Sanchez, Danielle Seitz, Jahmerion Sherman, Rylee Slemp, Olivia Tucci, Luz Victoria-Bastida, Hayden Wood and Leslie Zepeda. Second Grade: Rydar Chittum, Amelia Clifton, Samuel Crespo, Lyndsey Gunn, Luna Martinez, Lane Nixon, Robert Aidan Palmer, Michael Shelton, Kryztov Tank and Yaviel Velez. E/S First Grade: Yadira Alvarado, Blake Bowen, Seth Bowen, Ariana Castillo, Madison Conner, Yajaira Davila-Chavez, Dylan Doolittle, Hannah Doolittle, Gabrielle Fisher, Xander Francois, Eli Frechette, Gabriel Garcia, Ruby Gaunt, Dallas Gorman, Ariana Hayden, Aidsa Hernandez-Torres, Selena Holden, Hunter Holland, Juliana Ignacio, Aaliyah Jagger, Govinda Kalika, Chasity Kalmbach, Josiah Keen, Zavion King, Natalie Ledesma, Reese Leslie, Felix Loya, Yuliana Marquina-Betancourt, Blake Marra, Jocelyn Martinez, Cristobal Medina, Keagan Melton, Stacey Molinero-Hernandez, Christopher Morris, Omar Munoz, Ayden Nichols, Jacob Nunez, Abigail Palomo, Wiley Parker, Mark Pastorella, Carlos Perez, Maurisio Perez, Vanessa Pizarro, Cameron Ranly, Christian Reese, Evan Rieck, Angelina Roman, Zachary Romero, Angelina Simonds, Jordan Strickland, Alexa Swaney, Sofia Tellez, Tristan Velleca, Jesse Vergara, Antonio Villon, Justis Watts, Jayda Weathers, Kaitlyn Wheeler and Menah Whittaker. Second Grade: Jesse Abbott, James Auld, Kemari Autry, Benjamin Baillargeon, Kieley Bateman, Abigail Bates, Abigail Beville, June Bivins, Akiah Braden, Yesenia Cardoso, Bertie Carver, Sara Daugherty, Consuelo Davila, Dulce Davila, Rebecca Desiderio-Ramirez, Dustin Dewey, Tyanna Dunbar, Nadia Esther, Caleb Falls, Yaritza GarciaHernandez, Lillian Gary, Gino Guggino-Noble, Alexis Hacker, Samantha Heil, Sydney Heil, Wesley Hinkley, Nevaeh Hollis, Gracie Howell, Joshua Ignacio, Gerald Jacobs, Cynthia Jaimes, Kenith Kent, Nicolas Lacombe, Angela Levan, Luis Lopez, Eveline Lugo, Adeline Martinez, Mariella Martinez, Ivette Matlala, Jeleise Medina, Anthony Miguel, Hunter Miguel, Xavier Miller, Rebecca Mills Ajello, Elianna Mojica, Mia Moore, Jeffrey Morris, Gavin Ninness, Kianna Ort, Orlando Perez, Nevaeh Perkins, Damian Pittman, Josefina Pizarro, Guadalupe Santiesteban, Justin Simpkins, Nathaniel Simonds, Khorya Singh, Jonathan Smith Parker, Amber Stivers, Anicka Tarrant, Syler Tate, Milagros Teniente, Sarah Thompson, Elizabeth Vannoy, Kathryn Vannoy, Jada Weidman, Chance Wheaton and Felipe Yanez. All As Third Grade: Carlos Aguirre, Shyam Kane Baldeo, Alaina Corbitt, James Dixon, Melissa Hill, Conner Hrovat, Kayla Jarrell, Joceline Jurado, Elizabeth Muniz, Madisyn Smith, Samantha Tweedy and T.J. Watts. Fourth Grade: Andrea Abbott, Gissell Cardoso, Anaya Ferrell, Hailey Grossi, Chitra Kalika, Peter Reich, Hannah Romine, Cynthia Saldana, Jazmine Stapleton and Bethany Vaughn. Fifth Grade: Jarhett Bradham, Teegan Eversole, Erik Garratt, Chad Holland, Jacqueline Lemanski, Calista Neal, Ashleigh Palmer, Jamiya Reeves, Erick Romero-Lopez and Paul Shelton. A/B Third Grade: Jerry Aguirre, Michael Anglemyer, Nikkita Baker, Isabella Chandler, Robert Chervenack, Madison Clark, Macie Dewitz, Logan Doolittle, Kailey Fowler, Miguel Garcia, Karen Garcia-Martinez, Jaylyn Giumarelli, Esneydi Gomez-Jaimes, Claritze Gonzalez, Isabella Gonzalez, Caleb Head, Aubrey Hewett, Gage Hiers, Landon Hitt, Garrett Howell, Angela Jaimes, Kindred James, Hernan Jurado, Chase Letien, Juan Lopez, Yoana Lopez-Medina, Diana Marquina, Faith Marra, Bonanerges Marroquin Florian, Belinda Martinez, Jose Mercado, David Miranda, Christian Morgan, Marcia Munoz, Victor Padilla, Yanet Palomo-Barragan, Brandon Peterson, A.D. Pittman, Journey Ryan, Dillan Verzaal, Dillon Weidman, Bohde Wood and Roy Wyckoff. Fourth Grade: Sully Anderson, Caleb Beville, Kennedy Brown, Elyssa Caro, Natalie Carter, Saul Chacon, Dalton Coleman, Alejandra DesiderioRamirez, Malorie Hagenhoff, Abigail Hernandez, Alexis Hiers, Stephani Hurd, Zela Jett, Makenzie KayKendall, Delaney LaMon, Kasey Lemanski, Victor Martinez, Cadence McNelly, Angela Melendez, Abraham Mesa, Megan Mills Ajello, Logan Minkema, Brian Miranda-Gonzalez, Destiny Moore, Anibal Munoz, Michael Noel, Solis Palomo-Melendrez, Victoria Peterson, Carlos Pineda-Navarro, Victoria Ricketts, Joshua Connor Slemp, Shelby Smith, Celeste Snyder, Jasmine Torres, Nayeli Vargas-Ramirez and Jordan Vining. Fifth Grade: Alexis Appleby, Manuel Betancourt, Jhony Castro, Sabastian Chapman, Autumn Chervenack, Nadaisha Coleman, Jonas Duncan, Melody Dunne, Jacqueline Enriquez, Elias Erickson, Kevin Ferrell, Roman Gonzalez, Morgan Heil, Cesar Hernandez, Valeria Hernandez, Matthew Brycen Hunt, Anthony Hyche, Bayleigh Johnson, Jacqueline Jurado, Marisol Magana Lugo Aguirre, Gabriel Martinez, Preston Tyler Mills, Michael Obear, Joseph Santiago, Alyxandra Stoico, Dustin Thompson and Sam Wryals. HONOR ROLLS Dunnellon Christian Academy art and essay winners TERRI WILLIAMS/Special to the Riverland NewsThe VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Citrus Springs recently announced the winners of its art and essay contest to students at Dunnellon Christian Academy. Art winners, front row, from left, Beau Suarez, second place, art contest; Daisy Ezell, third place, art contest; Jeremy Rowles and Andrew Maynard,back row, Zeb Norman; Rebecca Carameros, first-place essay contest; Sarah Durst, second-place essay conest; and Taylor Joyner, third-place essay contest. Not pictured: Carlee Jane Hytovick, first-place winner in the art contest. BRIDGE SCORES

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18 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 ABOVE: The Gladiators Dylan Burtenshaw follows the block of Keon Williams during first-half action. BELOW: Stanley Haybron intercepts a pass along the sideline as players and coaches from the Gladiators look on. Haybron was unable to stay in bounds after picking off the pass. ABOVE: Quarterback Colin Shelor checks the playcall by the coaching staff. BELOW: Dylan Burtenshaw and Markel Pryor of the Gladiators sandwich a Brandon ball carrier during the first half. Evan Goodelle, left, Preston Shephard and Alexander Johnson celebrate with the FSYFL 8-on-8 Regional Championship trophy after the TriCounty Gladiators, which consists of players from Dunnellon, Belleview and Inverness, won the FSYFL 8-on-8 football Regional Ch ampionship on Saturday at Ned Love Field, knocking off Brandon Elite, 20-0. The Gladiators will play against the Westside Broncos at 3 p.m. Saturday at Tampa Jefferson High School in the state semifinals. If the Gladiators win, they will play in the FSYFL 8-on-8 football state championships at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Tarpon Springs. Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News

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Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 19 ABOVE: Gladitor Maverick Molina attempts to elude the grasp of a Brandon defender during firsthalf action against Brandon. LEFT: Molina and Keon Williams, bottom, brings down a Brandon ball carrier as the ball pops into the air as Markel Pryor and Trace Corne watch the play unfold. Pryor jumped in to recover the fumble, setting up another touchdon during the Gladiators 20-0 romp of Brandon Elite. BELOW: Trace Corne attempts to cool down with a splash of water during a break in action. ABOVE: Jase Williams attempts to cool down during halftime in his teams game against Brandon Elite. BELOW: Preston Shephard signals the coaching staff regarding what defensive formation to use. Jase Williams breaks away from the Brandon defense during the Gladitors regional final showdown. Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland News

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20 Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 Riverland NewsMONDAY, 2:00 P.M. CLASSIFIED DEADLINE CANCELLATIONS CHARGE IT!! ERRORSTO PLACE ACLASSIFIED AD, CALLToll Free 1-877-676-1403MONDAYTHROUGH FRIDAY, 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Advertisements may be cancelled as soon as results are obtained. You will be billed only for the dates the ad actually appears in the paper. Deadlines for cancellations are the same as the deadlines for placing ads, except for specials.Be sure to check your advertisement the first day it appears. We will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Adjustments are made only for the portion of the ad that is in error. All ads require prepayment. We accept Beware: Publication of any classified advertisement does not constitute endorsement by the Riverland News. We make every effort to screen out advertising that may not be legitimate. However, since we can not guarantee the legitimacy of our advertisers, you are advised to be careful of misleading ads and take caution when giving out personal information. 418-0424 RIV vs. Becerra, Hortensia 2013-CA-002732 Amended Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013-CA-002732 CHRISTIANA TRUST, A DIVISION OF WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, AS TRUSTEE FOR STANWICH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2012-13, Plaintiff, v. HORTENSIA BECERRA, et al., Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 27, 2014 in the above-captioned action, the following property situated in Marion County, Florida, described as: Lot 57, Block 124, RAINBOW PARK UNIT NO. 3, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book G, Pages 34, 34A and 34B, in the Public Records of Marion County, Florida. Shall be sold by the Clerk of Court on the 2nd day of May, 2014 on-line at 11:00a.m. (Eastern Time) at www.marion.r ealfor eclose.com to the highest bidder, for cash, after giving notice as required by section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. The court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. 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. /s/ ROSANNIE T. MORGAN Florida Bar No.: 060962 SUZANNE V. DELANEY Florida Bar No.: 0957941 STOREY LAW GROUP, P.A. 3191 Maguire Blvd., Suite 257, Orlando, FL 32803 Telephone: (407) 488-1225 Primary E-Mail: sdelaney@storeylawgroup.com Secondary E-Mail: slglitigation@storeylawgroup.com Attorneys for Plaintiff April 17 & 24, 2014. 408-0417 RIV Sanchez, Ramon E 2014-CP-0507 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2014-CP-0507 IN RE: ESTATE OF RAMON E SANCHEZ a/k/a RAMON E SANCHEZ-RAMOS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ramon E. Sanchez a/k/a Ramon E Sanchez-Ramos, deceased, whose date of death was November 30, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2014 Personal Representative: /s/ Francis Sanchez 15227 SW 43rd Terrace Rd., Ocala, Florida 34473 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq. Attorney for Francis Sanchez Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM PA, 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax: (352) 854-9267 E-Mail: ramunnolaw@gmail.com Secondary E-Mail:ramunnolaw34476@gmail.com www.ramunnolawfirm.com April 10 & 17, 2014. 409-0417 RIV Nardini, Loretta 2014 CP 456 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA File No. 2014 CP 456 Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF LORETTA NARDINI Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Loretta Nardini, deceased, whose date of death was February 20, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, FL 34478. The names and addresses of the personal representative, and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 10, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Dana Augur 99 Oxbow Ln., Northford, Connecticut 06472 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ PATRICK L. SMITH, ESQ., Attorney Florida Bar Number: 27044 Law Office of Joseph F. Pippen, Jr. & Associates 179 US Hwy 27, Suite F, Clermont, FL 34711 Telephone: (352) 241-8760 Fax: (352) 241-0220 E-Mail: patricksmith@attypip.com Secondary E-Mail: becky@attypip.com April 10 & 17, 2014. 411-0417 RIV Lishok, Irene Pauline 2014CP502 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2014CP502 IN RE: ESTATE OF IRENE P. LISHOP a/k/a IRENE PAULINE LISHOK Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of IRENE P. LISHOK a/k/a IRENE PAULINE LISHOK, deceased, whose date of death was February 13, 2014, File Number 2014CP502, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ JOSEPH J. LISHOK, JR. 1720 Highland Oaks Way, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30243 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker, Esq. Florida Bar No. 0070201 8810 S.W. Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, Florida 34481 April 10 & 17, 2014. 412-0417 RIV Nickl, Robert O. 2014 CP 505 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 2014 CP 505 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT O. NICKL, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT O. NICKL, deceased, whose date of death was February 23, 2014, File Number 2014 CP 505, is pending in the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 1030, Ocala, Florida 34478-1030. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ ELAINE MEYER WILTSE 20980 S.W. 165th 102nd St. Rd., Dunnellon, Florida 34431 Attorney for Personal Representative: BRETT & REYNOLDS, P.A. /s/ Joel O. Parker, Esq. Florida Bar No. 0070201 8810 S.W. Highway 200, Suite 122, Ocala, Florida 34481 April 10 & 17, 2014. 424-0424 RIV Upchurch, Arthur R. 2014-CP-0564 Notice to Creditors (Summ. Admin) PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2014-CP-0564 IN RE: ESTATE OF ARTHUR R. UPCHURCH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the Estate of ARTHUR R. UPCHURCH, deceased, File Number 2014-CP-0564, by the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Ave., Ocala, FL 34475; that the decedents date of death was December 12, 2013; that the total value of the estate is less than $50,000 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Pauline Upchurch 8552 E. SW 83rd Place, Ocala, FL 34481 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Pauline Upchurch Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq., Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM, PA 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 Fax: (352) 854-9267 E-Mail: ramunnolaw@gmail.com Secondary E-Mail: ramunnolaw34476@gmail.com April 17 & 24, 2014. 415-0417 RIV 4/29 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Tow Pros Of Ocala gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 04/29/2014, 8:00 am at 1914 N. Magnolia Ave Ocala, FL 34475, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Tow Pros of Ocala reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1G8JU52F8YY693012 2000 SATURN April 17, 2014. 416-0417 RIV 5/5 sale PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Sale: D & D TOWING OF OCALA gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) at 4125 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala, FL 34479-2427, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. D & D TOWING OF OCALA reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. Sale date: 05 MAY 2014 @ 9 AM 2006 HOND VIN # 1HGFA16876L001455 April 17, 2014. 417-0417 RIV 4/28 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE S M Duggan Towing L.L.C. gives Notice of foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 4/28/2014 at 10:00 A.M. at 1635 NE 32nd Ave, Ocala, FL 34470 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FMEU15N4RLB21223 1994 FORD BRONCO April 17, 2014. 419-0417 RIV 5/5 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s)on 05/05/2014 9:00 am at 2157 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 4T1BF28BXYU072994 2000 TOYOTA April 17, 2014. 420-0417 RIV 5/16 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s)on 05/16/2014 9:00 am at 2157 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1G1JC52F057175138 2005 CHEVROLET 1G1PC5SH9B7281949 2011 CHEVROLET 1GCEC14W8YZ357404 2000 CHEVROLET 3N1CB51D76L501892 2006 NISSAN JTLKE50E691086140 2009 TOYOTA KMHDU46D08U318045 2008 HYUNDAI April 17, 2014. 421-0417 RIV 5/6 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 May 6, 2014 at Goodrich Collision Repair Center, 2017 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala FL 34470, phone 352-433-0244. No titles, as is, cash only. 2008 Ford Fusion 4D, VIN 3FAHP06Z58R193042. Cash sum to redeem vehicle $4760.70. 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. Publish: April 17, 2014. 422-0417 RIV 4/28 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE DAVID TAYLOR RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) at 2024 NW 57th St., Ocala, FL 34475, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. DAVID TAYLOR RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. Sale 4/28/2014 @ 9AM 2005 Chevrolet pickup Vin# 2GCEC13T751110385 March 17, 2014. 423-0417 RIV 5/2 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE ROBERTS TOWING AND RECOVERY gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell this vehicle on 05/02/2014, 9:00 am at 18398 N. US HWY 301, CITRA, FL 32113, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ROBERTS TOWING & RECOVERY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids 1973 PLYM VIN: RM21H3G185057 Publish: April 17, 2014. Somebody else wants it!Sell it in the Classifieds. It may be just the perfect item to fill somebody elses need. 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Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. ATTN Homebuyers 100% financing avail. Government Program. You do not need perfect credit. Call or email to get qualified. Ph: (813) 470-8313 rickgbf@gmail.com Rick Kedzierski lic. loan originator.NLMS #267854, FL#9096 NLMS ID 76856 LOANS FOR LANDLORDS! We Finance From 5-500 Units As Low As 5.5 %. 1-4 Family, Townhome, Condos OK. Contact B2R: 1-855-940-0227 www.B2R Finance.com $100,000 + Closing Cost wll get you this 2,100 sq. ft., 3BR 3 BA Fully furn. 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Riverland News, Thursday, April 17, 2014 A21 2014 CUBE S WITH AUTOMATIC CVT TRANSMISSION STARTING AT $ 16,887 One or more at this price available. MODEL #21114 VIN #351148 2014 ROGUE SELECT S STARTING AT $ 17,864 One or more at this price available. MODEL #29114 VIN #602055 2014 ALTIMA 2.5 STARTING AT $ 17,999 One or more at this price available. MODEL #13014 VIN #202477 2014 FRONTIER KC S 4X2 STARTING AT $ 16,838 One or more at this price available. MODEL #31054 VIN #742010 2014 SENTRA S STARTING AT $ 14,755 One or more at this price available. MODEL #12064 VIN #209858 000HUAG NISSAN of OCALA The New Leader in Customer Service Doing Business The Right Way Everyday! Serving Our Community For Over 33 Years! Look what you can buy new under $18,000 from a volume leading Nissan dealer! 2060 SW COLLEGE RD., OCALA, FL 34471 Local 352.622.4111 or Toll Free 800.342.3008 www.pearsonnissanofocala.com 2014 VERSA S STARTING AT $ 11,821 One or more at this price available. MODEL #11154 VIN #863208 All prices include all incentives available. See dealer for qualifications, and details. Price doesn t include optional equipment from the manufacturer, or the dealer. Destination Fee, Dealer Fee, Tax Tag, Title, and Registration are extra. Photos ar e for illustration purposes. NISSAN CERTIFIED VEHICLES NISSAN PRE-OWNED VEHICLES 2013 NISSAN 370Z TOURING Stk # P6344 $ 30,990 2011 NISSAN MURANO LE Stk # P6355 $ 28,977 2013 NISSAN PATHFINDER SV Stk # GT333A $ 27,921 2011 NISSAN ROGUE SL Stk # P6365 $ 21,950 2012 NISSAN JUKE SL Stk # TGT403A $ 20,996 2012 NISSAN FRONTIER SV Stk #GT083A $ 19,490 2013 NISSAN SENTRA SR Stk #PL177 $ 18,990 2011 NISSAN CUBE 1.8 S KROM Stk # G439A $ 15,494 2011 NISSAN MAXIMA 3.5S Stk # PG395 $ 22,963 2012 RAM 1500 ST Stk # P6353 $ 30,963 2012 NISSAN TITAN SV Stk #P6354 $ 28,975 2013 CHEVROLET CAMARO LT Stk # P6360 $ 27,420 2012 TOYOTA TACOMA PRERUNNER Stk #G250A $ 26,987 2014 FORD MUSTANG V6 Stk # P6358 $ 25,985 2012 CHEVROLET CAMARO 1LT Stk # P6357 $ 24,985 2012 CHEVROLET COLORADO LT Stk # GT262A $ 19,965 2013 HYUNDAI VELOSTER Stk #GT256A $ 18,951 2011 FORD RANGER SPORT Stk #GT297A $ 18,482 2011 NISSAN FRONTIER SV V6 Stk #GT010A $ 14,989 2006 MAZDA MX-5 MIATRA GRAND TOURING Stk #GT079A2 $ 14,645 2014 FORD MUSTANG V6 Stk # P6359 $ 24,585 2014 JUKE S WITH AUTOMATIC CVT TRANSMISSION STARTING AT $ 16,891 One or more at this price available. MODEL #20114 VIN #354212 2014 VERSA NOTE S STARTING AT $ 11,999 One or more at this price available. MODEL #11454 VIN #392825 2012 NISSAN MAXIMA 3.5 S Stk # F395A1 $ 25,986 2011 NISSAN TITAL SL Stk # GT131A $ 25,875 2013 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 SL Stk #F769A $ 25,490

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