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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Lake City Fla
John H. Perry
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December 16, 2005
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Parties agree to
'five-year interlocal
stormwater pact.
Columbia County officials
have agreed to participate in a
partnership with the
Suwannee River Water
Management District that will
use up to $10 million to
address the county's
stormwater issues.
During a special county
commission meeting on
Thursday night, county offi-
cials unanimously agreed to
sign a five-year interlocal
agreement with the water
management district in an
attempt to curb stormwater
"We were looking for a
cost-share with the county up
to $1 million a year of water
management district funds to
be matched with the county's
$1 million to solve stormwa-
ter problems," said David
Still, Suwannee River Water
Management District deputy
executive director. "We gave
that option to the county for
five years for a total between
the two agencies of $10 mil-
lion to solve the most severe
flooding problems."
The county's staff and
water management district
personnel have done a joint
stormwater study and com-
prised a list of priority flood-
ing areas that would be
worked on as a result of the
I "We feel that with the hur-
ricanes of two years ago, and
as new developments come
on, there's probably addition-
al flooding that needs to be
addressed," Still said. "If that
group of priorities stays the
same, that's good, but if it
changes, that's up to the
county. We're not going to set
the priorities for the county;
we're just aiding them in
COUNTY continued on 9A


Furniture and hotel room doors line the walkways of both floors at the Guesthouse Inn off
U.S. 90 West.

Guesthouse Inn

purchased, will

be demolished,

New owners won't reveal
plans for prime hotel
property on U.S. 90.
From staff reports
In about two weeks, the Lake City hotel
industry will have a new foundation.
The former Guesthouse Inn on U.S. 90
west of Interstate 75 has been sold and the
property will be cleared to open the door
for new construction.
Lake City hotel developers P.J. and Nick
Patel are the new owners of the 8-acre
property that is in prime location for a
modern hotel development in the high-
traffic corridor near Lake City's main high-
way interchange.
Nick Patel did not immediately return
phone calls left at his office Thursday.
The Patels currently own Country Inn
and Suites in Lake City and also are build-
ing a new multi-level Hampton Inn in Lake
INN continued on 9A

The former Guesthouse Inn on U.S. 90 west
of Interstate 75 has been sold and the
property will be cleared to qpen the door for
new construction.

CCA lets public inside prison walls

Quarterly luncheon is
designed to let people
hear about new programs.
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The Lake City Correctional Facility
hosted its community relations commit-
tee quarterly luncheon, where invited
members of the community were able to
hear about new programs and updates at
the facility.
"Many times it is difficult to come into
a new place and be in charge," said Lake
City Correctional Facility Warden Willie
Ruffin. "People may still be friends and
respect the warden before me, but these
people here are 100 percent loyal to me
and that means a lot."
Ruffin became the warden of the
'facility nearly six months ago.

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TROY ROBERTS/ Lake City Reporter
Lake City Correctional Facility Warden
Willie Ruffin speaks Thursday afternoon to
community members gathered for the
facility's quarterly luncheon.
Michael Jones, who heads the resi-
dential drug abuse treatment program,
explained the new program has become

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very accepted among the inmates at the
"At the facility, we have mostly
youthful offenders and we have a better
chance of making long-lasting impres-
sions on them," Jones said. "Every day,
I have inmates requesting to be in the
program. They see the changes of the
other inmates in the program."
Currently there are 97 inmates in the
program, which besides helping deal
with drug and alcohol addictions, helps
inmates change their mentality and
Another program, called GateKeeper,
helps inmates re-enter society.
"This is a religious-based program,
but people of any belief can enter," said
chaplain Tim Cheshire. 'Through, this,
we hope to teach to accept accountabili-
ty in all ways of life and to reduce

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Huge turnout as
Iraqi voters choose
new parliament.
Associated Press
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Millions
of Iraqis, from tribal sheiks to
entire families with' children in
tow, turned out Thursday to
choose a parliament in a mostly
peaceful election - among the
freest ever in the Arab world.
So many Sunni Arabs voted
that ballots ran out in some
places. The strong participation
by Sunnis, the backbone of
the insurgency, bolstered
U.S. hopes that the election
could produce a broad-based
government capable of ending
the daily suicide attacks and
other violence that have
ravaged the country since the
fall of Saddam Hussein.
Difficult times lie ahead,
however. The coalition of reli-
gious Shiite parties that domi-
nates the current government
is expected to win the biggest
portion of the 275 seats, but will
almost certainly need to com-
promise with rival factions, with

An Iraqi police man searches an
elderly man waiting to enter a
polling station in Baghdad, Iraq,
on Thursday. Iraqi voters faced,
tight security measures as they
cast ballots.
widely differing views, to form
a government.
Up to 11 million of the
nation's 15 million registered
voters took part, election offi-
cials estimated, though they
had no official turnout figure.
Many Sunnis said they voted
to register their oppositiori'to
the Shiite-led government and
to speed the end of the
U.S. military presence. ,
"Liberation is the most
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Lake City Rotary Club member John Wheeler (right) dyes the finger
of Chris Candler of Candler Appraisal Services during the Rotary
Club meeting at Quality Inn on Thursday.

Purple fingers show

support for democracy

Rotarians asked
to participate in
freedom project.
With the Iraqi people voting
for a new government this
week, members of a local
.Rotary Club showed their
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owner of Wheeler Agency, Inc.
and Gordon Summers, assis-
tant public defender, Third
Judicial Circuit, chose -a way
that symbolized support of the
Iraqi people, their new
constitution and freedom.
Because Iraqis dip an index
finger in purple ink to prove
they voted, a purple finger has
come to symbolize freedom.
So Wheeler and Summers
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NEW YORK - Britney Spears didn't
release an album of new material this
year, but the new mom is still
No. 1 on Yahoo's annual list of the
most-searched for terms on the
Spears, who has topped the list for
three of the last four years, lost out to
"American Idol" in 2004.
Although the 24-year-old pop star
released an album of remixes, "B in the
Mix, The Remixes," in November, it was
the birth of her son, Sean Preston

Master P to
replace son
NEW YORK - Master P
will fill the dancing shoes of
his teen rapper son, Romeo,
who has dropped out of
ABC's reality competition
"Dancing With the Stars"
because of a basketball injury.
The hip-hop mogul, whose
real name is Percy Robert
Miller, is CEO of No Limit
Records. In recent years, he
has tried out for different
NBA teams, including the
Sacramento Kings and the
Denver Nuggets.
He will be paired with

* Author Sir Arthur C. Clarke
is 88..
* Civil rights attorney Morris
Dees is 69.
* Actress Joyce Bulifant is
* Actress Liv Ullmann is 67.
* CBS news correspondent
Lesley Stahl is 64.
* TV producer Steven
Bochco is 62.
* Pop singer Benny
Andersson (ABBA) is 59.
* Actor Ben Cross is 58.
* Rock singer-musician Billy

Federline, on Sept 14 that brought her
the most attention, Yahoo said Thursday.
Following Spears were, in order,
50 Cent, the Cartoon Network, Mariah
Carey, Green Day, Jessica Simpson,
Paris Hilton, Eminem, Ciara and
Lindsay Lohan.
The list of overall top searches, all of
which were entertainment related,
"shows us that people are fixated on the
activities of pop culture icons," Yahoo
"Buzz Index guru" Erik Gunther said in
a statement.

professional dancer Ashly
DelGrosso for the
competition, the network
announced Wednesday.
The second season of
"Dancing With the Stars"
premieres Jan. 5
(8 p.m. EST). Other
contestants include Tatum
O'Neal, Drew Lachey, Tia
Carrere and NFL great Jerry
In the hit summer series,
Kelly Monaco (ABC's
"General Hospital") and her
partner beat John O'Hurley
("Seinfeld") and his partner in
the finals.
However, O'Hurley won the

Britney Spears

September dance-off rematch.

'Idol' allowed to
leave trial
Lawyers allowed juror
Fantasia Barrino, the
2004 "American Idol"
winner, to leave a case in
mid-deliberations after
learning the singer had to
attend a benefit concert in
New York.
Barrino, a High Point
native who now owns a
home in southeast Charlotte,
was chosen Wednesday to
serve on a Mecklenburg

County Superior Court jury
in a motor vehicle negli-
gence case.
Lucerne: Iggy Pop's
music too loud
LUCERNE, Switzerland
- Iggy Pop plays music too
loud, according to officials in
this Swiss city.
The 58-year-old punk
rocker reached a decibel
level of 102.5 while
performing at July's Blue
Balls Festival, criminal
investigation authorities in
Lucerne said Wednesday.
i Associated Press

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Gibbons (ZZ Top) is 56.
* Rock musician Bill
Bateman (The Blasters) is 54.
* Actress Alison LaPlaca is
* Actor Sam Robards is 44.
* Actor Jon Tenney is 44.
* Actor Benjamin Bratt is 42.
* Country singer-songwriter
Jeff Carson is 42.
* Rhythm-and-blues singer
Michael McCary is 34.
* Country musician Chris
Scruggs is 23.
*Actress Hallee Hirsh is 18;

"Any sufficiently advanced
technology is indistinguishable
from magic.

- Arthur C. Clarke,



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Police arrest eight
in Cuban cigar ring
MIAMI - Police seized
more than $100,000 worth of
counterfeit Cuban cigars and
packaging paraphernalia, and
arrested eight people who
allegedly took part in the
scheme that likely raked in
millions of dollars.
The operation, dubbed
"Operation Smoke Ring," was
the culmination of a
six-month investigation, said
Miami-Dade police said.
Inefensive cigars were
allege ly labeled and
repackaged to look like
handmade premium Cuban
cigars and then sold locally
and around the country. The
sale of Cuban cigars is
prohibited in the United
States, police said.
Police said the raids on
nine different locations
including homes and
businesses uncovered an
elaborate counterfeiting
"They had the bands, they
had the cigar boxes, they had
everything," said Nelda
Fonticiella, Miami-Dade
police spokeswoman. "It was
a network-type operation.



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Some owned the print shop
that would print up the
bands. The other ones were
building the cigar boxes."
The eight people who were
arrested will be arraigned
Friday. The operation also
involved the state attorney's
office, U.S. Secret Service
and U.S. Postal inspectors

Supreme Court
upholds evidence
Evidence found without a
search warrant while police
were looking for the parents
of a lost child can be used in a
drug trial, the Florida
Supreme Court ruled
The justices unanimously
agreed that it was
"reasonable" for Polk County
Sheriff's deputies to enter a
Mulberry apartment with it's
door ajar after no one
responded to repeated
knocking, leading them to
fear the 4-year-old girl's
caretaker may have had a
medical emergency. The girl
had been found wandering
outside alone, disoriented and
naked in the middle of winter.

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Once inside the apartment
they spotted seven potted
marijuana plants and some
marijuana seeds and found
Norris Riggs Jr. with the girl's
baby sitter. Riggs was
charged with manufacturing
cannabis and possessing drug
A trial judge suppressed
the evidence on grounds that
the deputies had violated
Riggs' right under the U.S.
Constitution to be free of
"unreasonable" searches.
That decision was reversed
by the 2nd District Court of
Appeal in Lakeland. The
Supreme Court upheld the
appellate ruling, which
conflicted with a 1989
decision by the 1st District
Court of Appeal in
Tallahassee in a nearly
identical case.

Bypass malpra ice
change considered
state Supreme Court has
asked the Florida Bar to draft
rules that would allow lawyers
to continue bypassing a state
constitutional amendment
limiting contingency fees in
medical malpractice cases.
The justices have not made
a final decision on the issue,
but Wednesday unanimously
ordered the bar to propose a
procedure for clients to waive
the fee limitations.
The amendment, approved
by voters last year, was
pushed by the Florida Medical
Association as a way to reduce
malpractice costs. It limits
lawyers to no more than
30 percent of the first $250,000
of an award and 10 percent of
anything above that amount.
Lawyers have been avoiding
the limits by getting clients to
sign waivers of their rights
under the amendment
The medical association
responded by asking the
Supreme Court to adopt a
professional rule that would
require lawyers to abide by
the amendment's limits.
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Man gets 30 years

for sexual battery
By TROY ROBERTS occurred between June 2000 and June 2001.

A Lake City man found
guilty of committing sexual
battery against his daughter
was sentenced to 30 years in
prison in Third Judicial
Circuit Court in Lake City.
Kevin D'Annunzio, 42, was
arrested on sexual battery
charges in May 2004. His trial
ended on Nov. 9, where he
was found guilty on one count
of sexual battery by a person
in a familial or custodial
authority. The incidents

He was also found guilty of
a lesser charge of offensive
battery that occurred during
the time frame of June 1992
and June 1993.
D'Annunzio was sentenced
on Nov. 30 to 30 years in
prison on the sexual battery
charge. Of the lesser charge,
he was sentenced to one year
in prison.
D'Anndnzio will receive
credit foi his jail time served,
according to reports.

Man acquitted on

charges of
A Lake City man was
acquitted on all charges of,
lewd acts upon children
Wednesday night in the Thirdl
Judicial Circuit Court in Lake
City. The case was a retrial of
a 2001 conviction that was
Michael Lee Womack; 49,
of Lake City, was found guilty
in' 2001 on four counts of
committing lewd, acts upon
two underage girls. He left
the courtroom Wednesday as
an innocent man. '
The conviction was over-
turned on an appeal that was
heard by the First District
Court of Appeals on Oct. 14,
2003, and Womack was
awarded a retrial in Third
Judicial Circuit Court in Lake

lewd acts
A' Columbia County jury
acquitted Womack of the four
charges. Circuit Judge Paul
Bryan presided over the case.
"We were disappointed,"
said Assistant State Attorney
Todd Hingson. "But, the jury
has spoken, and although we
felt we presented enough evi-
dence, the jury didn't think
so. This is our system and
we'll honor their decision."
Womack's charges
stemmed from alleged
incidents that occurred
between June 1, 1997, and
Sept. 28, 1998.
Womack was represented
by George Schaefer, an attor-
ney with offices in Gainesville
and San Diego. Schaefer
could not be reached for com-
ment following .the case's


Arrest Log
The following information
was provided by local law
enforcement agencies. The
following people have been
arrested but not convicted. All
people are presumed innocent
unless proven guilty.
Wednesday, Dec. 14
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
* Thomas Edward Cupe
Jr., 14, 827 Monroe St.,
aggravated battery.
0 Heather Lynn
Hutchinson, 21, 2933 CR-252,
Wellborn, aggravated assault,
battery and burglary/home
* Robert Thomas
Greenway, 33, 506 Monroe St.
SE, warrant: violation of
probation on charges of on
charges of burglary of dwelling,
burglary of conveyance and
grand theft.
* Steven Lee Lines, 23,
203 SW Chugwater Road,
Fort White, aggravated battery
(domestic violence).
* Edward Joseph
Robinson, 40, 203 SE
Chugwater Road, Fort White,
aggravated battery (domestic,
violence) and aggravated
assault. ,
Thursday, Dec. 15
Columbia County
Sheriff's Office
* Regan Frances Stamper,
22, 599 NW Kessler St.,
battery, bu rglary/home invasion
and resisting arrest without
* Christopher Lee Norris,
24, Rt. 2933 CR-252,
Wellborn, battery,

burglary/home invasion,.
possession of less than
20 grams of marijuana and
possession of drug

Fire EMS Calls
Wednesday, Dec. 14
* 2:52 p.m., brush fire,
U.S. 441 South at Tuxedo Glen,
two primary and three volunteer
units responded.
* 3:55 p.m., rescue assist,
U.S. 41 North at Cashmere
Lane, one volunteer unit
* 5:58 p.m., wreck, U.S. 90
West, one primary unit
* 5:59 p.m., wreck, SR-47
South north of 1-75, one primary
and one volunteer unit
* 8:52 p.m., smoke from
vehicle, 1-75 southbound mile
marker 409, one primary and
two volunteer units responded.
* 9:19 p.m., rescue assist,
Mike's Glen, one volunteer unit
. 10:30 p.m., rescue assist,
U.S. 441 North, two volunteer
units responded.
E 11:49 p.m., rescue assist,
Rum Island Road, one
volunteer unit responded.
Thursday, Dec. 15
* 8:04 a.m., rescue assist,
S&S Food Store near 1-10 and
U.S. 441 North, one volunteer
unit responded.
* 11:43 a.m., investigation,
Hwy. 100-A at North Marion
Street, one primary unit
* From staff reports.

DOT open house draws crowd


More than 40 people
attended a Florida
Department of
Transportation open house.
Thursday that detailed the
progress of the State Road
47 widening project.
Gina Busscher,
Department of
Transportation public infor-
mation officer, said the open
house went well.,
"We wanted to get the word
out," she said of the two-hour'
session. "We wanted to, get,
the people here that were
affected by the construction,
or people who just drive by
everyday and don't live near
here, and I think that was
accomplished. We had a good
LaNita Bishop was one of
many local residents who
attended the open house to
learn more about the project:
and how it would affect ,her.
"It really hasn't been. bad,"
she said of the project. "We've
been really surprised at how
well the traffic has flowed.
The biggest thing is that
when we come out of our sub-
division, we have to stop and
be sure there are no construc-
tion vehicles going back and
forth and then stopping again
when we get to the roadway.
This has really gone a lot
better than I anticipated."
She said her husband is
retired from the DOT design
department and he normally
walks on the sidewalk to look
at the construction, so they

wanted to attend the open
house to see the other plans
for the project. She 'said they
like the concept for the new
"I'll be delighted when it's
completed because we'll have
the sidewalks that we can ride
bikes on and walk on and
utilize that part of it as well as
having a much nicer road to
travel on," she said. "The
traffic oout here has' gotten a
lot. heavier than when we
moved in here about 25 years
Busscher said the next big
phase of the project will be
the traffic switch, where the
traffic from the existing two
lanes will be shifted to the
newly constructed south-
bound lanes, from south of
Business Point Drive up to
somewhere near the Bingo
"We plan to do the shift
before Christmas," she said:
"We know they are going to
shut down the job and can't
work after Dec. 24, so they
have up toDec. 23."
The construction workers
are shifting the lanes because
of a need to reconstruct the
existing northbound lanes for
travel, continued work on con-
necting drainage pipes and
. work on curb and sidewalks:
on each side of the road.
Busscher cautioned drivers
who use the roadway to drive
safely on the shifted lanes.
"People just need -to be
cautious, look for the signs,
look for the flaggers and
when workers do that traffic
_switch, where they are put-
ting some temporary

PBS&J Construction Services Construction Inspector Zach
Carnahan (left) shows plans to James Bolton on Thurday morning.
The DOT provided an open house where they discussed work
taking place on the State Road 47 widening project.

pavement down to switch
from one side to the other, it
will be at a slower speed limit,
so drivers definitely need to
slow down," she said.
Off-duty law enforcement
officers will continue to
monitor. speeds in the area
and ticket drivers who are
traveling above 45 mph on the
main line of the road.
To aid in the safety efforts,
street lights will be turned on
in the southbound lanes to
illuminate the road.
"City of Lake City and
Columbia County commis-
sioners have agreed to pay
the costs of the -streetlights
even though the project isn't
finished, because it will help
make the whole corridor
safer," she said. "When we
switch the traffic over, they

will turn on the streetlights on
the western side of the road,
so they will illuminate the
roadway to let everyone be
aware of the side streets and
where they need to turn and
let them ,get down the
corridor a little it easier."
The project, which is slated
to be completed by January
2007, is being done to handle
increased traffic volume in
the area.
"We had crashes - namely,.
rear-end crashes - with peo-
ple stopping to turn," she
said, also noting other factors
like growth in the area con-
tributed to the need for the
project. "It's a lot of different
factors, but mainly because of
the traffic volume and .the
projected growth that will be
occurring in the area."

New voter registration will avoid felon list errors

Associated Press

statewide voter registration
system will include more
information and extensive
,background checks to avoid
!problems that have plagued
past attempts to purge convict-
ed felons from voting rolls,
Florida elections officials said
The system, set to go into
effect Jan. 3, will use driver
license data including photos,
Social Security numbers and
crime, prison, court and
clemency records to
determine eligibility.
'"We're not going to risk one
eligible voter losing his
rights," said Acting Secretary
of State David Mann.
That intense scrutiny will
apply only to newly registered
voters, people .who change
their registration and felons
convicted after Jan. 3.
Everyone else automatically

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will be transferred into the
new system.
For the average voter
nothing will change, Mann
The statewide system,
replacing separate registra-
tion rolls in each of Florida's
67 counties, will bring the
state into compliance with the
Federal Help America Act, or'
The state in 2000 and 2004
distributed flawed felon lists
including people never
convicted of such crimes or
whose voting rights had been
restored to elections supervi-
sors for use in purging their
rolls. The Department of State
wound up tossing out the 2004
list because of the inaccura-
In response, a proposed
state constitutional amend-
ment on felons' voting rights
and an implementing bill have
been introduced for the
Florida Legislature's 2006 ses-
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nurier still can register
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checked to confirm they have
neither form of identification.
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Arrests of

deviants is

first step

Six men were arrested last
week for lewd behavior and
exposure of sexual organs in
the men's bathroom of a
Lake City park where children
play and mothers take their infants for
walks in strollers. That such activities
occur in a public place is, in a word,
Police are to be commended for
acting on information that improper
activities were occurring at Young's
Park and conducting an undercover
operation that led to the arrests.
Continued vigilance is needed.
Lake City Police Chief David
Allbritton stated forcefully that such
activity will not be condoned in any
public park, especially those used most
frequently by children. He vowed to
"intensify our efforts in the future" if
the perpetrators or others inclined to
such behavior return to the park.
Long-time Lake Citians know that
groups of men who engage in lewd acts
have for years moved between Young's
Park and Lake Montgomery, choosing
their location based on where police
attention is less intense. We encourage
the police department to turn up the
heat so hot on these warped individuals
that they take themselves and their
lewd acts down the highway to a spot
far distant from the people of Lake City
and Columbia County.
All public spaces - in particular
those that attract our young people -
must be kept free of such persons.

Today is Friday,'Dec. 16' the 350th
day of 2005. There are 15 days left in
the year. ' .
* On Dec. 16, 1773, the Boston Tea
Party took place as American colonists
boarded a British ship and dumped more
than 300 chests of tea overboard to protest
tea taxes.
* In 1653, Oliver Cromwell became lord
protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.
* In 1770, composer Ludwig van
Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany.
* In 1809, Napoleon Bonaparte was
divorced from the Empress Josephine by
an act of the French Senate.
* In 1916, Gregory Rasputin, the monk
who wielded powerful influence over the
Russian court, was killed by a group of
* In 1944, the World War II Battle of the
Bulge began as German forces launched a
surprise counterattack against Allied forces
in Belgium.
* In 1950, President Truman
proclaimed a national state of emergency
to fight "Communist imperialism."

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Pinter is a moral moron

H arold Pinter does
not mind
equating George
W. Bush to Hitler
or the United
States to the collapsed Soviet
Union, and so I don't see why
I should mind pointing out
that Pinter is a moral moron.
The English playwright just
recently received the Nobel
Prize for Literature less
because of his art, apparently,
than because the Swedish
judges are addicted to
claptrap politics.of the, sort;he,
espouses. They seem intent i;'
on making their prizes in
non-technical categories more
a joke than something any
self-respecting person would
desire to win.
Pinter, it has been pointed
out, wrote his most praised
theater-of-the-absurd plays
years ago. He would scarcely
be attracting anyone's
attention these days if it
wasn't for a radicalism that
imitates those plays in their
In his Nobel acceptance
speech, for instance, he
likened the United States to
the Soviet Union during the
Cold War as if it were equally
genocidal and equally
oppressive. And America, he
said, is "more dangerous than
Nazi Germany."
We are responsible for
transgressions. During the
Cold War, we did support
dictatorial regimes in Latin
America and elsewhere that
were in some cases brutal, as
Pinter alleges. We should not
rush to make excuses for all
our acts. But let's do keep in
mind that the Cold War was a
war, that the enemy was
.almost always more brutal
and murderous than those we
supported, that victory in that
war was never a given, and
that much of what we did was
beneficent, such as giving aid
for the rebuilding of Europe.


Cubans should be allowed to play

mhe Treasury
department - in
effect, the Bush
administration -
has refused to
allow a Cuban team to enter
the United States to play in the
inaugural World Baseball
Classic this spring.
U.S. major league baseball
and its players union, the
sponsors of the event, envision
the Classic as a World Cup-
style tournament, played every
four years and featuring the
world's best national teams
and best players. More than
177 major leaguers are
expected to participate.
The reason for the ban on a
Cuban team is the four
decades-old embargo,
tightened by the Bush

Jay Ambrose

Still, go ahead, focus on the
worst of what we did, but then
put it next to Stalin's killing of
.5 million people during the
las~tseeWn years of.his life 4 [
Mao's killing of maybe
70 million people in China. .
Those numbers come from a
commentary on Pinter written
by Professor Niall Fergusson
of Harvard, who also points
out that "only a fool or fraud"
would compare American
prisons to the Soviet gulag.
Pinter says the two are pretty
much the same thing.
It takes something worse
than a fool or a fraud to ,
compare the United States to
Nazi Germany and Bush to
Hitler. There are so many
ways to demonstrate the
idiocy of this assertion that it
is almost impossible to know
where to start. But how about
with the treatment of
homosexuals? In this country,
some are upset because there*
is just one state that allows
gay marriages and one other
that allows gay civil unions. In
Nazi Germany, it was, shall
we say, worse? Homosexuals
were sent by the thousands to
concentration camps - and
thousands perished inside
When it comes to Iraq,
Pinter goes from dumb to
dumber. To him, our being
there is "a bandit act ...,
intended to consolidate
American military and
economic control of the
Middle East masquerading -

administration to prohibit most
commercial transactions, on
Fidel Castro's regime.
Treasury should reconsider
and the organizers say they
will appeal.
The 16-team tournament will
be played in the United States,
Japan and Puerto Rico, where
Cuba is scheduled to play its
first two rounds. The
tournament has excited
baseball fans, not only because
of the fascinating match-ups -
China vs. Japan, the U.S. vs.
everybody else - but what it
will do for the sport
At the worst, the ban on
Cuba, if it stands, might cause
other countries, Venezuela
possibly, to boycott the
tournament. At the best, the

tournament would have to be
redrawn so that Cuba plays its
rounds outside the United
States. We could be treated to
the spectacle of the United
States being unable to host the
international championship
game of its own national
The only problem with
allowing a Cuban team into the
country is that its players
might defect, but that's really
Cuba's problem. Castro will
tell the Cuban people that the
U.S. ban on their team was not
out of principle, but out of fear
we'll be beaten.
To the rest of the world, the
ban makes the United States
look mean, petty and small-
minded. Let the Cubans play.
* Scripps Howard News Service

as a last resort - all other
justifications having failed to
justify themselves - as
liberation." The United States,
he says, is responsible for
"the death and mutilation of
thousands and thousands of
innocent people" there.
So despite the fact that
Saddam killed as many as
300,000 of his own people and
that we deposed him, and
despite the fact that the Iraqi
people have been risking
death by going to the polls in
.. extraordinary percentages,
*and despite the fact that our.
opponents there are
terrorists killing mostly their
fellow Iraqis, and despite the
fact that the United States will
obviously get out of Iraq as
quickly as there is any hint of
stability, this whole idea of
liberation is a joke?
Pinter and the leftists like
him invariably grant
themselves a moral insight
that most of the rest of us
supposedly lack. They see
themselves as courageous
and superior. But most people
really can measure a wrong,
here against a wrong there
and tell which one is most
grievous, or whether one of
them is even wrong at all.
Anyone who thinks Hitler
and Bush are equally evil is
someone whose moral
compass is not functioning at
all, someone who himself
might be susceptible to
committing or at least
abetting evil, so frail is his
ability to distinguish the real
thing from something not
remotely like it. If Pinter is a
hero to some, what should we
conclude? Just this: They are
as morally moronic as he is.
N Jay Ambrose is the former
Washington director of editorial
policy for Scripps Howard
newspapers and is now a
columnist living in Colorado.



How hard



fight for


Can't help but wonder if some of us
Christians hang on too hard to
"Christmas." Yes, it's true that the
banning of the word "Christmas," or
even any symbols having anything to
remotely do with "Christmas" at this time of
year, drives me a little nuts. As FOX News
anchor John Gibson reveals in his new book,
'The War on
one school
district in
Texas actually
banned red and
green plates at -.
its "holiday"
party. How silly
is that? And, Betsy Hart
um, what www.betsyhartcom
holiday would
that be
anyway? It would be a United States federal
holiday called (drum roll please ...)
"Christmas Day."
I have no problem, by the way, with
recognizing a general "holiday season." After
all, we're talking six-weeks of Thanksgiving,
Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and
Hanukkah. What's gotten ridiculous is the
deliberate dissing of "Christmas."
On the other hand, I'm not sure we
Christians should spend too much time saving
the public use of red and green decorations,
or candy canes, or "Christmas" trees, or
"Christmas' cards or demand that stores wish
us a "Merry Christmas" when we purchase
our "Christmas" iPods and Palm Treos at this
time of year, either.
I mean, none of this has anything to do with
Christmas. In fact, Christmas doesn't really
have anything to do with "Christmas."
Let's face it. Scholars believe that Christ
was probably born in the spring. Early
Christians didn't consider celebrating his
birth. That "Holy Day" came later, probably
when early missionaries conflated celebrating
Christ's birth with Pagan festivals as a way of
trying to convert lost souls. The holiday didn't
really catch on as we know it today until
Victorian times. And no, there was no brightly
lighted or decorated Christmas tree in the
manger. That was largely popularized as we
know it now by Prince Albert in England, who
brought one over from his native Germany.
And you know all those creche scenes
which depict the wise men at the manger?
Those fellows probably didn't actually show
up until around the time Christ was a toddler.
When I lived in Virginia, I was a member of
a Presbyterian church that did not officially
recognize "Christmas." While the
parishioners, including the pastor, typically
celebrated the holiday with all its trimmings
as largely a secular celebration, it wasn't part
of our church calendar in any way because an
annual celebration of Christ's birth wasn't
called for in scripture. (I had Christian friends
who just could not get that.)
Now look, I go ga-ga over "Christmas." I
love the songs, the lights, the gifts, the chaos,
the parties, the whole deal. I don't hold back.
It's fun! The older I get, the more ga-ga I get.
When my first was born, I was adamant that I
wouldn't tell him that Santa Claus was
anything but a lovely story. By the time
number four came along, I was adamant that
the Santa she was talking to at the mall just
HAD to be the real one.
I just recognize it for what it is - a largely
secular celebration.
Now I'm all for Christmas Day being a
national holiday. I mean whatever one's
religious beliefs, few dispute that Christ was
in fact a major historical figure. I've often
heard it put that judging by the history of the
world itself, Christ was the most important
historical figure to have ever existed. (All the
more amazing considering he lived for only
33 years in a Roman backwater, never
physically wrote a word himself, or
commanded an army.)
I'm as offended as anyone about the silly
attack on "Christmas," but only because in
many ways I think it's a metaphor for a larger
(attempted) attack on Christianity by
America's elites,
I'm just arguing that we Christians have to

keep what matters to our faith in perspective,
and that means that among other things, I
don't think that we necessarily have to have to
fall on our swords to protect red and green
* Betsy Hart is the author of "It Takes a Parent:
How the Culture of Pushover Parenting is Hurting
Our Kids - and What to Do About It."




Sherrill-Guerry Open House
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Manager Bob Warner discuss casket personalization options at
i the Sherrill Guerry Funeral Home Open House on Thursday.

Tobacco con

a victory in'
AP Business Writer
Illinois Supreme Court handed
the tobacco industry a huge
victory Thursday by tossing
out a $10.1 billion fraud judg-
ment against Philip Morris
USA about the marketing of its
"light" cigarettes.
But while shares of parent
company Altria Group Inc.
soared to an all-time high on
the news, industry critics
warned, that the Illinois
decision does not insulate
U.S. cigarette companies from
future lawsuits. There are at
least 40 similar suits pending
against companies like Philip
Morris and Reynolds
American, any of which could
result in awards into the
billions of dollars, tobacco
opponents said.
"They need to keep their
legal teams ready," said
Richard Daynard, president of
the Boston-based Tobacco
Control Resource Center and a
longtime industry foe.
Philip Morris USA, which
makes the popular Marlboro
brand and controls about half
S the U.S. cigarette market,
issued only a terse statement
saying the Richmond, 'Va'.-
based " 'company '
"gratified" by Illinois court's
Investors were more openly
enthusiastic. Shares of New
York-based-based Altria Group
rose sharply after the court's
ruling and by the end of
trading, the share price hit
$76.62, up $2.89 or 3.9 percent,
on the New York Stock
Exchange. That surpassed the
stock's previous all-time high
of $75.60.


Billboard angers

RALEIGH, N.C. - A group
that is trying to tighten the
standards for obtaining
driver's licenses has come
under fire for plans to post a
billboardwith a picture of an
Arab clutching a grenade and
a North .Carolina license.
"The message of the ad
says that Arabs are
dangerous and violent people
and that therefore they
should not get driver's licens-
es, and I think that is bigoted.
It's racist," said Christine
Saah Nazer, spokeswoman
for the Washington-based
Arab American Institute.
Amanda Bowman,
president of the New York-
based Coalition for a Secure
Driver's License, which is
launching the billboard
campaign in North Carolina
and two other states, said:
"We're not going after Arab-
Americans. We're going after
The billboard, scheduled to
go up this month near the
state Capitol in Raleigh,
shows a man in traditional
Arab head scarf. The bill-
board reads: "Don't license
terrorists, North Carolina."
Similar billboards are
planned for New Mexico and
Wisconsin, the coalition said.
* Associated Press

npanies win

lights' case
Shares of Winston-Salem-
based Reynolds American,
No. 2 in the industry to Altria's
Philip Morris rose
55 cents to $97.40 on the
NYSE. Earlier in the day,
Reynolds American shares
flirted with the $100 barrier.
The Illinois high court's rul-
ing in Price vs. Philip Morris
- the so-called "Price Lights"
case - addressed whether
Philip Morris acted fraudulent-
ly when it labeled some
cigarettes as "light" or "low tar
and nicotine."

Group may reinstate

boycott against Ford

AP Auto Writer

DETROIT - The conser-
vative American Family
Association said Thursday it
will consider reinstating a
boycott against Ford Motor
Co. because the automaker
plans to continue running
advertisements in gay
Ford said last week it
planned to stop advertising
its Jaguar and Land Rover
luxury brands in gay publica-
tions to reduce its marketing
costs. But after gay rights
groups complained and held
meetings with the automak-
er, Ford reversed course and
said Wednesday it would
continue to advertise all of
its eight brands in gay
There was a Jaguar ad
Thursday afternoon on the
Web site of The Advocate, a
biweekly gay magazine.
"We had an agreement
with Ford, worked out in
good faith. Unfortunately,
some Ford Motor Co. offi-
cials made the decision to
violate the good faith agree-
ment," AFA Chairman Don
Wildmon said in a news
release. "We are now consid-
ering our response to the

violation and expect to reach
a decision very soon."
The AFA originally called
for a boycott against Ford
last spring but suspended
the boycott for six months at
the request of a - group of
Ford dealers.
"All we wanted was for
Ford to refrain from choos-
ing sides in the cultural war,
and supporting groups
which promote same-sex
marriage is not remaining
neutral," Wildmon said.
A message seeking
comment was left with Ford
on Thursday.
On Wednesday, Ford said
it wasn't ordering its luxury
brands to resume their ads
but plans to advertise all
of its brands in gay
"It is my hope that this will
remove any ambiguity about
Ford's desire to advertise to
all important audiences and
put this particular issue to
rest," Joe Laymon, Ford's
group vice president for cor-
porate human resources,
said in a statement.
Ford shares rose 1 cent
Thursday to close at $8.17 on
the New York Stock

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American Funds A: BalA p BL 32,947 18.41 +2.1 +4.4/D +47.7/A 5.75 250
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Fidelity Invest: Divlntl IL 31,025 32.04 +6.1 +18.8/B +59.6/A NL 2,500
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Vanguard Fds: Wndsll LV 28,867 32.84 +2.7 +9.2/B +40.7/A NL 3,000
Fidelity Invest: GroCo XG 26,818 63.98 +3.9 +14,9/B -9.8/C NL 2,500
Fidelity Invest: Eq Inc El 26,088 53.36 +3.5 +7.9/C +26.7/C NL 2,500
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Dodge&Cox: Balanced BL 23,628 82.96 +2.6 +7.4/B +70.1/A NL 2,500
Fidelity Invest: BlueChGr LC 22,577 44.02 +3.2 +6.2/0D -13.5/E NL 2,500
Frank/Temp FmkA: IncomAp MP 21,902 2.40 +2.4 +3.1/D +54.2/A 4.25 1,000
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Fidelity Spartan: EqidxInv SP 20,051 45.15 +3.4 +7.3/A +4.5/A NL 100,000
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Decision tough one to jail

parents in neglect case

AP Legal Affairs Writer

MIAMI - A judge acknowl-
edged Thursday that he faces a
"tough" decision on whether to
jail two parents convicted of
child neglect in a case revolv-
ing around their adherence to
a strict vegetarian raw foods
Joseph and Lamoy
Andressohn were acquitted
Nov. 7 by a jury of manslaugh-
ter in the 2003 death of their
6-month-old daughter, Woyah.
But the jury decided that they
were guilty of child neglect
involving their four other chil-
dren, who are in the custody of
an aunt.
The Andressohns could
receive a sentence of
anywhere from probation to
20 years in prison on those
neglect charges. At a hearing
Thursday, Miami-Dade Circuit
Judge Stanford Blake admitted
that deciding on a sentence is
particularly difficult in this
'"This is a tough case. It's
tough for everyone. There's a
lot of emotion," Blake said.
After several hours
Thursday, Blake said that he

would hold a new sentencing
hearing Dec. 22. The
Andressohns remain free on
Both parents expressed sor-
row for what happened to
Woyah and vowed to do what-
ever is required by a court or
by the state Department of
Children & Families to have
their family reunited. Joseph
Andressohn said he believed a
raw food diet was healthier for
his family and that he never
thought it would harm anyone.
"I thought it was the best
diet in the world," Andressohn
said. "I thought we were on the
right path."
One of their lawyers, Robert
Barrar, urged Blake to give the
couple probation -- particular-
ly since they now have a
7-month-old baby girl.
'They may not be the
smartest people in the world,
but they are not criminals,"
Barrar said.
But prosecutor Herbert
Walker III said that all of the
Andressohn children were'
diagnosed with severe malnu-
trition, which is enough to sat-
isfy legal requirements that the
parents do at least some prison

Florida tourism expected to

jump 3.2 percent next year

AP Business Writer

About 3.2 -percent more visi-
tors are expected to come to
Florida next year, but worries
about busy hurricane, seasons
are keeping some travelers
away, the state's tourism mar-
keting agency said Thursday.
Next year's outlook is high-
er than the national forecast
of up to 2 percent more visi-
tors to the U.S. next year, Visit
Florida said at its board meet-
ing. Tourism is Florida's
biggest industry, with rev-
enues of about $57 billion last
Last year, 79.7 million peo-
ple visited Florida, the most
ever and a 6.8 percent
increase from 2003. Florida
should surpass the 80 million
visitor mark this year for the
first time, said Barry E.
Pitegoff, the agency's vice
president of research. The
state may have already
exceeded that, but results
won't be in until Feb. 15.
If that figure holds, and the

forecast is correct, that would
mean at least 2.5 million more
people would-visit the state in
"If we did not have the chal-
lenge of hurricanes, our visi-
tor numbers could be higher,"
said Bud Nocera, president
and chief executive of Visit
The prediction for next
year includes the possible
effects of more hurricanes hit-
ting the state, Pitegoff said.
Hurricanes are the single
biggest factor affecting
tourists' decision to visit
Florida, he said.
The agency is noticing that
some tourists are planning to
avoid Florida during the peak
hurricane months of August,
September.and October, said
Dale Brill, chief marketing
officer. That is a change from
the past, when Florida's
balmy climate attracted
visitors during all seasons of
the year, he said.
He said the agency will
focus more on advertising to
the meeting and convention
market and less on leisure

Costumed revelers walk down Duval Street late Saturday, during
the Fantasy Fest Parade in Key West. The parade culminated Key
West's annual Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival.
Festival officials estimated almost 40,000 revelers attended the
parade. Theme for the entire festival was "Freaks, Geeks and

travelers to counter negative
effects from hurricanes
"'The reason we're so cau-
tious is that it's very, very dif-
ficult to attract the amount of
leisure vacations that you
need to make up for what one
(convention) group delivers,"
he said.
Apart from the hurricanes,

economic factors like gasoline
and heating oil prices and ris-
ing interest rates will also
impact travel plans, but they
shouldn't keep people away,
Pitegoff said. They mostly will
make visitors adjust how long
they stay and how much
they'll spend while here, he


Katharine Jacobs Summerall
Katharine Jacobs Summerall, 71,
passed away on December 8, 2005
with the same dignity
and beautiful
spirit with which she
lived her life.
She was born on May
17,1934 in
Plainwell, Michigan '.
to the late Jesse
Elliott and Gertrude Bourne Jacobs.
She attended schools in various cit-
ies while her father, Colonel Jacobs,
served in the United States Army.
The family settled in Lake City,
Florida where she attended Colum-
bia High School. She was active in
Girl Scouts, including as a camp
counselor for many years. She at-
tended Florida State University
where she received her bachelor,s
degree in education.
On July 5, 1955 she married George
Allen (Pat) Summerall' Because 'of
her husband.s career in professional
fooibal! and broadcasting, the fami-
ly spent many years in Connecticut
and New Jersey and returned to
Lake City in 1975. She loved life,
the outdoors and all of God,s crea-
tions. She was an extraordinary
mother and grandmother, a beautiful
homemaker, businesswoman, com-
munity volunteer and an inspiration
to all who knew her. She was active
in many local and national philan-
thropic organizations, a member of
Sawgrass Chapel and Bethel Taber-
nacle Church in St. Augustine, a
member of the Junior League, Delta
Delta Delta Sorority and was a
member of the National Society of
the Daughters of the American Rev-
Most of all, she was devoted to her
family. She is survived by her sister,
Agnes Herrell of Green Cove
Springs; her brother, William E. Ja-
cobs of Green Cove Springs and
three loving children, Susan (Lan-
ny) Wiles of Ponte Vedra Beach and
their children Katharine and Caro-
line, Jay (Kathy) Summerall of
Bucks County, Pennsylvania and
their children, MaryBeth, Patrick,
Annie and William and Kyle (Dana)
Summerall of Ponte Vedra Beach
and their children Charlotte, Emily,
Sara Rose and Marian. She also,
leaves behind her beloved nieces
Joann Herrell Atwood, Clieri Jacobs
Goetze and Shanna Jacobs.
A celebration of her life followed by
a reception was held Monday, De-
cember 12th at the Sawgrass Beach
Club Pavilion at 11:00 a.m. with
Chaplain Capt. John Dolaghan,
(U.S.N. ret.) of the Sawgrass Chapel
and Brother Joe Foster of the Bethel
Tabernacle Church, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be
sent to Bethel Tabernacle Church,
2025 SR 16, St. Augustine, Florida
Services under the direction and
care of Quinn-Shalz, A Family Fu-
neral Home, Jacksonville Beach,
FL (904) 249-1100

James Davis
James Davis, age 79, resident of
Margaretta, FL died December 13,
2005 at Frank Wells
Nursing Home,
terminating an
extended illness.
Born in Citronelle,
FL. he was the
son of the late Henry
& Della Davis.
He was a retired laborer of the Cole-
man Company and was a member of
New Jerusalem Church of God In
Christ of Margaretta-, FL.
Survivors include his wife of 60
years, mother Ada Davis; children, .
Barbara (Albert) Green, Patsy
(George) McCoy, Elaine (Jerry)
McKenzie, June (Richard) Wil-
liams, Marian (Bernard) Atkins,
Shantena (Jeffery) Woods, Jimmy
(Patricia) Davis, John Davis, Ricky
Davis and Jeffrey Davis.; 30 grand-
children; 42 great grandchildren; a
host of nieces, nephews, cousins,
and other relatives and friends also
Funeral services for James Davis,

will be 12:00 noon Saturday, De-
cember 17, 2005 at Emanuel Church
of God In Christ, Elder Joe Ruise,
paster; Elder Japan Ruise, eulogy.
Interment will follow in the Quit-
man Cemetery. The family will re-
ceive friends Friday, December 16,
2005 at Jerusalem Church of God In
Christ in Margaretta, FL. from 4:00
p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to: COOP-
Washington Street; Lake City, FL.

Mrs. Eloise M. Stevens
Mrs. Eloise M. Stevens, 91, of
Lake City passed away
Wednesday, December 14, 2005 at
the Suwannee Health Care Center
in Live Oak. She was born on June
19, 1914 in New Brockton, AL, and
moved to Lake City from Ft. Wal-
ton Beach, FL, fifteen years ago
'Shee 'was the daughter of' the Iate
David and Molly Cotter Mixon.
Mrs. Stevens enjoyed crocheting,
sewing, entertaining her friends
and was respected for her love of
cooking. She will be remembered
by the many whose hearts she
touched. She was preceded in death
by her husband of 52 years, Rev,
J.D. Stevens in 1982 and one
daughter, Nina Ruth Stevens (age
2) in 1932. She was of the Pente-
costal faith and attended the Assem-.
bly of God Church..
Mrs. Stevens is survived by two
sons, James Roswell "Ros" Stevens,
(Caroline), Lake City, Wendell Ste-
vens, (Judy), Phoenix City, AL and
one daughter, Latrelle Sterling
(John), Charleston, SC. Six grand-
children and three great grandchil-
dren also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Stevens
will be conducted on Saturday, De-
cember 17, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. at
Gateway Forest Lawn Funeral
Home Chapel, Lake City with Dr.
David Paul, Pastor of First United
Methodist Church of Lake City offi-
ciating. Interment will follow at
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Cemetery. Visitation with the fami-
ly will be one hour prior to service
at the funeral home. In lieu of flow-

ers donations may be made to Chris-
tian Service Center, 441 NW Wash-
ington Street, Lake City, FL 32055
or Happy House, 544 NW Lake
Jeffery Road, Lake City, FL
32055. Arrangements are under the
direction of the GATEWAY~FOR-
3596 South Hwy 441, Lake City.
386-752-1954 Please sign the
guestbook at

Starling Daniels, Sr.
The life of Starling Daniels, Sr. be-
gan on June 10, 1923 in Hamilton
County, Florida to , ..
the late Starling
and Rosa Walker .
Daniels, one of ;
nineteen children.
He attended
schooll in -laiilton Coupty. ,
He wv ia veteran of Worli \\,jji
and a member of the American Le-
gion. He retired from the Caimp's
Cattling Company.
Bro. Daniels departed this life on
Wednesday, December 7, 2005
while at Lake City Veteran's Hospi-
He leaves to cherish his memory a
devoted wife, Maggie Daniels. Chil-
dren: Starling Daniels, Jr., Ethel D.
James, Joyce Bryant, Leon (Edna)
Daniels, Danny (Ida) Daniels, and
Dorothy Daniels all of Jasper, Flori-
da. Vinnie Christensen, Henerson,
NV; Morris (Rhea) Daniels, Arlene
(David) Bradley, and Gwen Banks
all of Lake City, Florida. Thrity-
four Grandchildren - Two devoted
grand's Fred Daniels and Demetrica
Daniels. Twenty-four Grandchil-
dren; One brother: Rev. Taft (Vera)
Daniels, Miami, Florida. Mother-in-
law Ehtel Simmons, Jasper, Florida:
Sisters-in-law: Zeffie L. Daniels,
Jasper, Florida; Johnnie Daniels,
Live Oak, Florida: Georgia Sim-
mons, Rosa Stroud, Jasper, Florida;
Mary L. Green Rahway, NJ: One
Brother-in-law: Isaiah (Dorothy)
Simmons, Rochester, NY. A host of
nieces, nephews, cousins and sor-
rowing friends.
Funeral services will be held Satur-

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Jasper, FL. Rev. Ron Rawls,
paster/Rev. Albert Birens Jr. offi-
ciating. Burial will follow in the
Marion Station Cemetery, Jasper,
FL. Family will receive friends Fri-
day December 16, 2005 at Hall's
Memorial Chapel in Jasper, Florida
6:00 - 8:00 p.m..
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Mrs. Elvernell Simmons
Mrs. Elvernell Simmons, 84, a long
time resident of Lake City passed
away on Saturday,
December 10,
2005 at Shands
Hospital of Gaines-
ville, FL. She was
born and educat-
'ed inf"Arch'I6t, FL:, .. ..
Mrs. Simmons
\was a member of the True Church
of God in Unity Church, Elder Ver-
non Paige, Pastor, where she served
for many years.
Preceding her in death are her pa-
rents William Neal and Clary
Brown Neal; her husband, Robert
Simmons Sr.; two children, Robert
Simmons, Jr., and Willie Simmons;

four sisters, Lucille Perry, Ethel
Mae Spann, Mattie Spann, and Pearl
Power; one brother, Cornell Neal;
and one son-in-law, Theodore Car-
She leaves to cherish her memory
seven children, John L. Simmons
(Ruth), Ashboro, NC., Eddie Sim-
mons, Tallahassee, FL. Numan Sim-
mons (Valgene), Miramir, FL. Nor-
ris Simmons (Viola), Lake City, FL.
Robin Simmons, Deloris Simmons,
Lake City, FL. Glory Carlos, Mi-
ami, FL. two special nieces, Geral-
dine Modican (Jesse), Gainesville,
FL. and Barbara Hodges, Gaines-
ville, FL. ten grandchildren, five
great grandchildren, and many more
relatives and sorrowing friends.
Visitation with the family will be
Friday, December 16, 2005 from
4:00 - 6:00 P.M. at Combs Funeral
Home Chapel. Funeral services for
Mrs. Simmons will be Saturday,
" December 17, -2005 at 2:00 RM. at-
True Church of God in Unity, Annie
Mattox Ave., Interment will be at
the Watertown Cemetery. Arrange-
ments are under the direction of
Combs Funeral Home. 292 N.E.
Washington Street. Lake City, FL.
386-752-4366. Marquis Combs-
Turner, L.F.D.

Mrs. Marion Grace
Mrs. Marion Grace Marquardt, 82,
resident of Lake City, died Decem-
ber 3, 2005. Mrs. Marquardt had
lived here since 1969 moving here
from Leesburg, FL. Mrs. Marquardt
loved quilting and was a member of
The Lady of the Lake quilting guild.
Mrs. Marquardt is preceded in death
by her husband of fifty years Dr.
Robert Marquardt, daughter, Ruth
Ann Messner and her sister, Jane
Maltby. She is survived by her son,
John Marquardt of St. Petersburg,
Florida and three grandchildren,
Sara, David, & Katie Messner. Pri-
vate memorial services were held by
the family. In lieu of flowers the
family requests that donations be
made to the American Diabetes As-
sociation or the Multiple Sclerosis
Arrangements are under the direc-
neral Home, 458 South Marion
Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32025
(386) 752-2211.

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French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy (left) awards medals to
police officers who had been working during the recent riots,
during a ceremony in their honor at his office in Paris on Thursday.

France seizes weapons

linked to al-Zarqawi

Associated Press
PARIS - French counter
terrorism agents seized guns,
ammunition, dynamite and
other weapons Thursday in a
probe of suspected Islamic mil-
itants who officials said use
robberies to fund terror
groups - possibly including
al-Qaida in Iraq.
Police seized the arms cache
in a parking garage in Clichy-
sous-Bois just north of Paris,
working off information
gleaned from questioning
suspects. Agents found several
pounds of TNT, 19 sticks of
dynamite, AK-47 and Famas
assault rifles, revolvers, ammu-
nition, ski masks and bullet-
proof vests, judicial and police
officials said.
"Thanks to questioning, a
stash of arms has been discov-
ered, which shows how seri-
ous this affair is," Interior
Ministry Nicolas Sarkozy said,
claiming they had uncovered a
new link between suspected
terror groups and organized
crime in France.
Investigators believe the
weapons were used to carry
out robberies in France to
finance jihad, or holy war.

Some money may have gone to
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's al-
Qaida in Iraq, the officials said.
However, judicial officials
expressed caution about
Sarkozy's assertion that 28 sus-
pects rounded up in police
raids Monday and Wednesday
had indirect links to Iraq's
most feared terror group.
Two of those detained
Monday wore bulletproof vests
- probably a sign that they
had just returned from an
abandoned robbery attempt,
judicial officials said.
'This band was dismantled
... just in time," Sarkozy said on
the sidelines of an awards cer-
emony honoring police injured
during the three weeks of
unrest across France that
began Oct. 27.
Police detained the last
three suspects Wednesday, the
judicial officials said. They
spoke on condition of anonymi-
ty because of French law limit-
ing the release of information
about investigations.
At least 10 of the 25 suspects
detained Monday were expect-
ed to be placed under investi-
gation - one step short of
being charged - as part of the
inquiry into suspected terror
networks and terror financing.

Icy weather causes power

outages to some 300,000

Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C.- A jolt
of freezing rain and ice across
Georgia and the Carolinas
early Thursday closed
schools, snarled traffic and
caused power outages to
more than 350,000
The outages were caused
by ice that formed on tree
limbs and fell onto power
lines. About 160,000 were
without power in South
Carolina's upstate, 102,000 in
northeast Georgia, 57,000 in
the Atlanta area and 40,000 in
western and central North
'The trees and power lines
are down everywhere on the
road. It's just dangerous to be
out," said Rebecca Neal, who
was using blankets to keep
warm in her powerless
Greenville home and thinking
about finding a hotel for the

Earlier in the day, Neal had
gone to her job at a public
relations firm, only to find
that her office didn't have
power either.'
School systems canceled or
cut short classes from north-
ern Georgia to western
stretches of Virginia.
The National Weather
Service said the freezing rain
was expected to continue in
the region, through Thursday
evening and overnight tem-
peratures were forecast to dip
into the 20s. More power
lines and tree limbs could
snap under ice layers expect-
ed to grow to up to
three-quarters of an inch
Mountains of North
Carolina and Virginia were
being hit with a hazardous mix
of snow and sleet, with accu-
mulations from 1 to
3 inches expected overnight.

Jonathan Lilly pulls limbs off of his two cars at his apartment
complex in Gainesville, Ga., on Thursday.

"Snow we can plow. Ice we
can't," said Virginia
Department of Transportation
spokesman Chuck Lionberger.
The wintry mix was blamed
for a school bus
accident in Cherokee County,
on the northern end of subur-
ban Atlanta. The driver
swerved to avoid a large tree
branch that had fallen across

the road, forcing the vehicle's
rear tires to slide off the road.
None of the 23 students
aboard the bus was injured.
A spokeswoman for Duke
Power, the main supplier of
electricity in the hard-hit
stretches of the Carolinas,
said crews were working to
restore power, but added that
it could be a long process.

Apple juggernaut shows no sign of stopping

AP Technology Writer
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Five
years ago, Apple Computer
Inc. was barely an
afterthought in the halls of
electronics companies.
Not anymore. With its
best-selling iPods and land-
mark licensing deals with
music and television moguls
propelling new ways of
consuming digital media,
Apple now is the pacesetter.
"In the consumer electron-
ics world, there's always talk
now about Apple, the way
people used to talk about
Sony," said analyst Richard
Doherty of The
Envisioneering Group. "At
the water cooler or in board-
rooms, they're asking, 'What

is Apple doing next?' or 'How
do we stay out of their way?"'
If anything, the company's
momentum accelerated in
2005. It gave us the iPod
shuffle, the Mac mini, the
nano, the video-playing iPod,
a new iMac with a remote'
control and TV shows for
sale on its iTunes online
Steve Jobs, Apple's rain-
maker, was even parodied in
a "Saturday Night Live"
sketch, evidence of how the
Cupertino-based outfit is
ingrained in pop culture like
no other tech company.
In the skit, an actor imper-
sonating the chief executive
(sporting black turtleneck
and jeans, of course) intro-
duces three iPods within
minutes of each other. Each

device makes its predeces-
sor obsolete - from the iPod
Micro to the iPod Pequeno,
and finally the iPod Invisa,
which though invisible can
still hold 8 million songs and
every picture ever taken.
Apple is characteristically
mum on the products it has
in store for 2006, but analysts
and observers say there's no
question rain is on its way.
The only debate is on how
strong a downpour.
Different varieties of the
iPod are reported in the
works by sites run by Apple
afficionados. Perhaps an
iPhone, or an iPod-cell phone
There is considerable
speculation that iPods will
get wireless Internet connec-
tivity. Analysts also expect a

bigger display at some point
for better video viewing.
As Apple works to make
its computers digital multi-
media hubs, the book-sized
Mac mini introduced in early
2005 is predicted to get fea-
tures that will make it fit
more comfortably in a living
room. Add an iPod dock or a
TV tuner, for instance, and it
could serve as a home's
music hub and a TiVo-like
digital video recorder.
The slimmer iMac that
Apple introduced in the fall
- complete with a remote
control and "Front Row" soft-
ware that lets users access
their music, photos and
video from across the room
- suggests Apple is ready-
ing to step deeper into the
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* To submit your
Community Calendar
item, contact S.
Michael Manley at
754-0429 or by email
at smanley@
lakecityreporter. com.

Lake City Mall to
host holiday events
* Children's Holiday Gala -
Saturday, local dance, karate
and gymnastic school students
will be performing at the Lake
City Mall, from
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
* Santa Hours - Santa will
be at the Lake City Mall from
6 p.m.-9 p.m. today,
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday and
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. For
more information, call Janice
Keaton 755-4848.

Holliday retirement
party at Summers
Join in the retirement open
house for Summers Elementary
School principal Arthur L.
Holliday at 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday in the
school's main office. Holliday is
retiring after 36'/2 years in
education. For more
information, call 755-8250.

Singles to meet
Saturday in Lake Butler
Butler Singles will have its
Christmas dinner at Lake Butler
Elementary School. We eat at
7 p.m. and dance from
8-11 p.m. to the Third Wheel
Band. All New Year's ticket,
money is due. The New years
dance has been Changed from
Starke Fairgrounds to Lake
Butler Community Center. Bring
food and enjoy the evening with
no alcohol or smoking. New
Year's dance ticket will be
$15 after Saturday. We will
dance to South Street Band on
Christmas Eve and on New
Year's Eve. For more
information, call Bob Collins at

Pilot Club to have
charities show and sale
Club of Jacksonville's 57th
Annual charities and sale is
coming Jan. 20-22 at the Prime
Osborne Convention Center .
"Times are: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Jan 20; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 21;
4, .a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 22. Tickets
cost $6.50. More than
50 selected antique dealers

from across the U.S. will be in
Jacksonville to exhibit and sell
their antiques. For more
information, call 421-7530.

Columbia County science
fairs coming in 2006
* Lake City Community
College will host the 2006
Columbia County Science Fair.
The annual fair will be
Jan. 18 and 19 in the Howard
Gym on LCCC campus.
Approximately 250 student
projects will be on display.
Judging will take place from
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 18. Open
house to the public will be from
3-6 p.m. Jan. 18. The awards
ceremony will be 6-7 p.m.
Jan. 19 for the elementary and
7:30-8:30 p.m. for the middle
and high school in the Alfonso
Levy Performing Arts Center.
* Lake City Community
College will host the
2006 Regional Science and
Engineering Fair.
The annual fair will be
Feb. 22 and 23 in the Howard
Gym on the LCCC campus.
The Region comprises the
10 counties of Columbia, Union,
Suwannee, Bradford, Hamilton,
Lafayette, Baker, Gilchrist, Dixie
and Madison. Judging will take
place from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22.
Open house to the public will
be from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22. The
awards ceremony will be
10 a.m. Feb. 23 in the Alfonso
Levy Performing Arts Center.

NARFE to host Christmas
program Dec. 20
The National Active and
Retired Federal Employees
Association Chapter 1548 will
have its Christmas program at,
11:30 a.m. Dec. 20 at Quail,
Heights Country Club, 161
Quail Heights Terrace. All active
and retired federal employees
are invited to attend.
For more information, call
Jim Purvis at 752-8570, e-mail,
purvis/kcty@aol.corn, or Ralph
Hurst at 752-6593, or e-mail at

Theater to present
'A Christmas Carol'
The Spirit of Suwannee
Music Park is hosting a
professional cast, and director
who will present "A Christmas

Carol" on Dec. 17 and Dec. 23
at the park's Music Hall.
Dinner will be served at
6 p.m., featuring prime rib.
Dinner and the show cost
$30. People who want to see
the show only, it starts at
7:30 p.m. and costs $15.
Children younger than six are
Tickets for the show are
available at the door, and
reservations for dinner are
needed. Call (800) 224-5656 for
reservations, or more

SVR Mission to offer
Christmas Day dinner
The Suwannee Valley
Rescue Mission will offer a
citywide Christmas Day dinner,
is scheduled for noon-2 p.m.
Dec. 25 at 127 NW Escambia
St., downtown at the Lad Soup
Kitchen. Everyone is invited.
Call 758-2217 for any additional

Volunteer Development
Board to meet in January
The Volunteer Development
Board of the Lake City
Community College Foundation
will meet at noon Jan. 10, 2006,
in the Lake City Community
College Foundation Board
Room, downtown Lake City. For
more information, contact Mike
Lee, executive director of the
LCCC foundation at 754-4392
or 754-4433.

LCCC executive board ,
to meet Jan. 17
The Executive Board of the
Lake City Community College
Foundation will meet at noon
Jan. 17, 2006, in the Lake City
Community College Foundation
Board Room, downtown Lake
City. For more information
contact Mike Lee, executive
director of the LCCC foundation
at 754-4392 or 754-4433.

Formal Christmas
Dance coming Dec. 22
On Dec. 22, a formal
Christmas dance will take place
from 6-9 p.m. at the Golden
Age Senior Recreation Center,
located at 480 SE Clements
Place. Refreshments will be
served and transportation is

available. The cost is $5 per
person, or $8 per couple. For
more information, or to make
reservations, call 755-0235, or

Platinum Ryders to host
charity organization
The Platinum Ryders
Motorcycle Club, a local charity
organization, will host its
second annual Christmas Wild
Food Cookout from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday,
Dec. 17 at the Lake City
American Legion Building on
East Washington Street.
The free event is the club's
way of thanking the community
for its support during the year.
For details, call Terri Watson
at (386) 623-2224.

Giles Holiday Home Tour
coming this weekend
Bill and Willene Giles will
have a holiday home tour from
5:30-8:30 p.m. today, Saturday
and Sunday. Tickets are
available at Happy House by
. calling 752-4736, or from any
board member or staff. All
proceeds benefit Happy House.
There is a $10 donation that will
be collected.

American Red Cross
to offer CPR classes
The following is a list of CPR
classes offered through the
American Red Cross. All
classes will begin at 6 p.m.
unless otherwise noted, and will
take place at 264 NE Hernando
* Dec. 20: Adult CPR:
6-9 p.m.
* Dec. 22: Infant/Child CPR:
6-9 p.m.
For more information, call the
American Red Cross North
Central Florida Chapter at

LCCC to close
Dec. 19-Jan.2
All Lake City Community
College offices and facilities will
be closed from Dec. 19 through
Jan. 2 for the holiday season.
Upon return, late registration
will be from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in
Building 015 on Jan. 3-5 and

from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Jan. 6. All fees will be due at
3 p.m. at the end of each day.
You may also add/drop during
these dates.
For more information, contact
the Registrar's Office at
(386) 754-4205.

Purple Heart organization
to reopen chapter
The Military Order of the
Purple Heart will be reopening a
chapter in Lake City on
Dec. 20. A Military Order of the
Purple Heart is inviting all Purple
Heart recipients in Columbia and
surrounding counties to join an
organization chartered by
Congress, exclusively for
combat wounded veterans.
Military Order of the Purple
Heart is also inviting spouses of
Purple Heart recipients to join
the Ladies Auxiliary Unit.
Contact Gary L. LaFaso, Sr. at
(386) 497-4819 or John Henry
Douglas at (386) 755-3016 ext.

Bridge class coming
early next year
Learn bridge or update your
bidding system by taking the
Modern Bidding Bridge Classes
every Wednesday for nine
weeks beginning from
10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 4, 2006, at
the Blanche Hotel. Presented
by John Donovan, Certified
ACBL Instructor, tuition and
room rental is $91.25 plus
textbook. For enrollment, call
Janet Harpster at
(386) 364-8063.

Pottery classes coming
to Stephen Foster
Monday nights working at the
potter's wheel in classes being
offered at Stephen Foster Folk
Culture Center State Park.
An eight-week class will
provide instruction in several
methods of working with clay,
including slab, coil, pinch and
wheel-thrown pottery. Classes
begin Jan. 9 and continue
through Feb. 27.
"The cost for the classes is&
$125, plus $25 for materials,

which will be paid throughout the
class. Space is limited and
advance registration is required.
For more information, call Craft
Square at 397-1920 or visit the
web site at

Watercolor classes to
,come to Stephen Foster
Foster Folk Culture Center State
Park is offering a class in
watercolor landscape painting on
Jan. 21.
The class is designed for
beginner to intermediate level
students and will cover several
aspects of painting with
watercolors, including supplies,
color theory, and techniques
such as wet into wet and dry
The class will be from
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Students
should bring lunch with them.
The class is limited to six
people to allow for highly
personalized instruction.
Advance registration is required.
For more information, call Craft
Square at 397-1920, or visit the
Web site at

Performing Arts center
looking for members
Ms. Nadine Center for the
Performing Arts is currently
accepting applications for new
memberships. Children ages
5 to 18 years old are welcomed
to join. Students will learn
dancing, drama and much more.
For more information, contact
Ms. Nadine at (386) 344-2540.

Tae Kwan Do
class offered
The Lake City-Columbia
County Parks,and Recreation
Department will host Tae Kwan
Do classes that will meet from
6:30-8 p.m. Monday and
Wednesday and is open to
anyone age 8 and older. Cost is
$40 per month. Instructors will be
Jeff Foster and Teresa Burne,
master and certified instructor in
Tae Kwan Do. For more
ihformriatioh'r to register; 'call'
Heyward Christie at 758-5448.;






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COUNTY: $10M deal set
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funding to improve these
Columbia County is the
first county in the water
management district's
15-county coverage area to
sign this type of interlocal
agreement, however other
cities have partnered with the
district in similar cases.
County manager Dale
Williams said the projects
that will use the funding will
be prioritized, discussed with
water management district
officials and discussed with
the public by Sept. 1, 2006,
which will begin the first year

of project funding.
Still said the City of Lake
City and the water manage-
ment district are working on a
similar interlocal agreement
for stormwater issues.
The interlocal with the city
would guaranty the city
$100,000 for five years in a
joint-agreement that would
raise $1 million during a
five-year period.
'We can't solve every prob-
lem, but we try to get the
biggest .flooding problems
and try to solve those," Still

INN: Future hotel site?
Continued From Page 1A

The Guesthouse Inn proper-
ty includes the former two-
story motel and a restaurant
building on the street frontage
that most recently housed The
Only One, a Cuban-themed
eatery. The restaurant build-
ing also will be demolished to
completely clear the lot'for
future development.
"Christmas has come 'early
this year," said Harvey
Campbell, executive director
of the Columbia ,County
Tourist Development Council.
Campbell lobbied with the
building's owner for several
years to either improve the
site or sell the property
because it had become an eye-
sore in a prominent location in
Lake City.

In recent years, the proper-
ty has become rundown and
been a target for vandals and
trouble makers. The land-
scape at the site also has
become overgrown during
recent years.
Once the deal with the
Patels closed, a demolition
crew quickly prepared the
structure for razing.
Motel fixtures and furniture
that were usable were
removed and donated to
charitable organizations.
Demolition and cleanup of
the structure was expected to
take about two weeks once the
wrecking ball swings, accord-
ing to reports. There was no
indication what type of
development is planned at the

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of the first counties in the state
to adopt a sexual
predator/sexual offender
ordinance. On Thursday,
county officials authorized
$198,500 in materials and
manpower that will be used to
enforce the new ordinance.
County officials on
Thursday unanimously
approved funding for
Columbia County Sheriff Bill
Gootee to setup a small detail
of officers to enforce the new
County officials authorized
$100,000 for salary and bene-
fits, $32,000 for operating

"The funding
that they gave
the sheriff's office
will probably
fund about two
positions and
we'll look for
those to be
sworn positions."
- Bill Gootee,
Columbia County sheriff

expenses and $66,500 that will
be used to cover the purchase
of radios, computer software
and other equipment used to
establish the detail.
Gootee initially told

commissioners that he would
need four employees for the
detail, but county officials
advised Gootee and county
manager, Dale .Williams, to
discuss his staff desires. and
the sheriff ended up .with
two employees.
'The funding that they gave
the sheriff's office will proba-
bly fund about two positions
and we'll look for those to be
sworn positions - detectives;
who will, monitor the, sex
offenders and predators with-
in our community," Gootee
said. "And they'll work closely
with probation and parole
(departments) for those who
are on supervision. We think
we can stretch it and make it
Gootee said he was hoping

to get additional support staff
along with the officers, but he
thinks the situation worked
out well. However, he was not
able to give a date as to when
the. detail would begin
enforcement duties.
"We're using what we've got
right now to start registering
(the offenders and predators)
and we're probably going to
go into to the hiring process
next week or after Christmas,"
he said. "We're going to try to
acquire some software in
order to make the identifica-
tion cards, the mapping sys-
tem and those types of things
with computer equipment the
county gave us, so it's going to
be a little planning process for
us in getting it up and getting
it going."


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behavior problems."
Cheshire also said the pro-
gram helps inmates under-
stand they can change and
even be a positive role model
in society.,
Keeping the inmates upbeat
is but one ,of the -acility'.s-pit
orities.,Keeping the: facility's
staff on the right track is

"We want this facility to be a
safe facility, we want to
improve the quality of life,"
said Safety Manager Jerome
Wyche. "CCA is about respect,
loyalty and teamwork.
Because of this, we have.these
words ; LicpeC - fluiL ,fL41diJ
teamwork). throughout , the
facility, so everyone can see
them and uphold them."



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decided to paint the index
finger of members of the Lake
City Rotary Club purple during
the Thursday meeting.
The two also offered kits for
members to take back to their
workplaces. This would allow
others in the community to
participate and show solidarity
for freedom in Iraq.
It was a meaningful experi-
ence for Rotarian Dennis
Roberts, public defender, Third
Judicial Circuit. He had
received an e-mail that morn-
ing from his son, Daniel
Roberts, a Marine on a gun
truck crew on patrol in the area
of the Ramadi Airport.
"They're (Daniel and his
unit) very busy today because
of the elections going on. I got
an e-mail from him and he said
they were trying to stay in the
background and let the Iraqi
people handle it," Roberts said,
adding that his son said, "It was
looking good."
The impetus behind the proj-
ect was Summers and Wheeler.
'We just ran across the
Web site (www.purplefingerfor just showing soli-
darity with the Iraqi's establish-
ing a new Republic and it's
non-partisan," Summers said.
Along with .the public
defenders office and Columbia
County Courthouse there are
other places around Lake City
where people can go today to
have their fingers painted pur-
ple to show their solidarity with
the Iraqi people and support for
the Iraqi Constitution and free-
Those places are the Lake
City Reporter, Shands at Lake
Shore, First Federal Savings
Bank of Florida, all S & S Food.
Stores in Lake City, Columbia
County Courthouse, Clerk of
Circuit Courts Office, Wheeler
Agency, Inc. on Main Street,
O'Neal Roofing, Sherrill-
Guerry Funeral Home, North
Florida Eyecare, Time Warner
Cable, Edward Jones office on
Baya, Columbia County School
Administration Building,
Mercantile Bank of Lake City.
For information on the Lake
City project, call Wheeler at
(386) 752-8660.

Electoral workers count ballot papers by lamplight for the Iraqi parliamentary elections, which will
select a National Assembly that will serve for four years, at a counting center in Mosul in northern
Iraq on Thursday.

IRAQ: Up to 11 million go to the polls

Continued From Page 1A
important thing for all Iraqis,"
said Sunni grocer Omar
Badry. "I don't care if we die of
thirst and hunger, as long as
the Americans leave."
Opposition to the American
military presence runs deeper
among Sunni Arabs, the
minority group which enjoyed
a privileged position under
Saddam, than among any of
Iraq's other religious and
ethnic communities.
While Sunnis were defiant,
Shiites and Kurds seemed
hopeful the new government
would be more successful
than the outgoing one in
restoring security.
A common theme, however,
appeared to be a yearning for
an end to the turmoil that has
engulfed Iraq since the
U.S.-led coalition invaded in
March 2003 to topple
Saddam's regime.
'The first thing we want
from the new government is
security," said Hussein Ali
Abbas, a 66-year-old Shiite as
he voted at Baghdad's city
hall. "We are surviving but it is
a struggle."
It could take at least two
weeks before final results are

Iraqi voters show their ink stained index fingers, marked when
casting their ballots, at an election center in Baghdad, Iraq, on

announced, officials said.
Violence was light.
Insurgent groups, as prom-
ised, generally refrained from
attacks on polling stations. In
the Sunni Arab militant
stronghold of Ramadi, masked
gunmen provided by local
sheiks guarded polling
stations, frisking voters as
they entered.
Thursday's election

appeared on track to record
more votes than any other par-
liamentary election in an Arab
country - though more than
17 million people voted in a
May referendum in Egypt, and
more than 14.6 million in a
September . referendum, in.
Algeria, :according to IFES, a
nonprofit organization that
supports building democratic

Security Council

extends probe into

death of Lebanon's

former PM Hariri

Associated Press
U.N. Security Council voted
Thursday to extend the inves-
tigation into the assassination
of Lebanon's former prime
minister but didn't agree to
Lebanon's request to immedi-
ately broaden the probe and
establish an international
After a day of intense nego-
tiations on how to characterize
Syria's dealings with U.N.
investigators, the 15-nation
council expressed "extreme
concern" that the Syrian gov-
ernment has still not provided
"the full and unconditional
cooperation" it has demanded.
U.S. Ambassador John
Bolton praised the resolution,
which was adopted unani-
mously, saying "the United
States believes it sends a
strong signal to Syria that we
still require full 'and
unconditional compliance."
The latest report by chief
investigator Detlev Mehlis
said new evidence strength-
ened his belief that the Syrian
and Lebanese intelligence
services had a hand in the
Feb. 14 car bomb that killed
Rafik Hariri and 20 others in
Beirut. It said there were
19 suspects, including six
high-ranking Syrian officials.
The resolution's co-spon-
sors - the United States,
France and Britain - faced
opposition from Russia, China
and Algeria not only on the
extent of Syria's cooperation
but on expanding the probe
and setting up an international
In a final bit of word-
smithing to satisfy Russia, the
phrase "the Syrian govern-
ment has not yet provided ..."
was changed to "the Syrian
government has yet to pro-
vide ... the full and uncondi-
tional cooperation

Under pressure from
Moscow, Beijing and Algiers,
the co-sponsors backed away
from their original resolution
that would have immediately
expanded the investigation to
include a series of other
terrorist attacks.
Instead, the resolution
adopted Thursday authorizes
the International Independent
Investigation Commission
headed by Mehlis to provide
technical assistance to
Lebanese authorities in their
probe of terrorist attacks
since Oct. 1, 2004.
It also asked U.N.
Secretary-General Kofi
Annan, after consulting with
the commission and the
Lebanese government, "to
present recommendations to
expand the mandate of the
commission to include investi-
gations of those other
Algeria's U.N. Ambassador
Abdallah Baali said his gov-
ernment recognizes the "prac-
tical problems that need to be
addressed" in extending the
mandate including decisions
on new staff, how many assas-
sinations will be investigated,
and whether, for instance, an
expansion would apply to any
future killings or attempted
As for Lebanon's request
for an international tribunal,
the resolution also asked the
secretary-general "to help the
Lebanese government identi-
fy the nature and scope of the
international assistance need-
ed" and to report to the
The resolution extended
the Investigation
Commission's mandate until
June 15. The council asked
the commission to report on
its progress in three months
and earlier if it decides Syria is
not cooperating.

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Tomlin to

become a

Columbia High
will return to
the Division I
scene when
Signing Day rolls around in
February. Teddy Tomlin
committed to Wake Forest
University on his recent
recruiting visit
"I seemed to be on their
priority list, so I went on
and committed," Tomlin
said. "Hopefully I will have
a chance to get some
playing time, at least by my
second year."
Tomlin, a three-year
starter for CHS on defense,
was impressed with the
North Carolina setting.
"I really liked the whole
country attitude," he said.
"It is a real beautiful place."
With Cory Randolph
completing his senior
season, Tomlin will keep a
Lake City presence in
Troy University punter
Thomas Olmsted has.been,,
selected to play in the, ,
Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 in
Mobile, Ala.
Billed as "football's pre-
mier pre-draft event," the
Senior Bowl teams are
coached by all-NFL staffs.
"I am in the process of
looking for an agent and
am in training for the
Senior Bowl," Olmsted
said. "I plan on going to the
Indianapolis combine and
we will see from there."
In his senior year for the
Trojans (4-7), Olmsted
punted 62 times and aver-
aged 40.4 yards. He has 22.
punts downed inside the
20-yard line and 17 were
signaled for fair catches.
Columbia also is repre-
sented in regular bowls.
Senior David Dunham
and the Clemson Tigers
are playing in Orlando's
Champs Sports Bowl.
Clemson (7-4) will take on
Colorado (7-5) at 5 p.m. on
Dec. 27. The game will be
televised by ESPN.
South Florida (6-5)
earned a bowl shot in its
first year in the Big East
Conference. The Bulls,
with former CHS players
Eric Thomas and Allen
Cray, will play North-
Carolina State (6-5) in the
Meineke Bowl at Charlotte,
N.C., at 11 a.m. on Dec. 31.
Coverage is on ESPN2.
George Timmons and
the Miami Hurricanes have
a premier matchup with
LSU in the Peach Bowl.
The game, televised by
ESPN, is 7:30 p.m. on
Dec. 30 in Atlanta.
A couple of former
Tigers led their teams in
offensive categories.
Andre Copeland was the
leading rusher for
Charleston Southern,
which won its last five
games and finished 7-4. He
rushed for 721 yards on
158 carries and scored
seven touchdowns.
Ta'mar Jernigan hauled
in 40 passes for The Citadel
(4-7). He total 359 yards
(9.0 per catch) and scored
five touchdowns.
* Tim Kirby is sports editor of
the Lake City Reporter.

Daunte Culpepper and three other Vikings
players were charged Thursday with three
misdemeanors each for taking part in a bawdy
boat party earlier on Lake Minnetonka.

Culpepper, three others

charged in boat party scandal

Each player faces a
maximum of 90 days in
jail plus a $1,000 fine.
Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS - Quarterback

Daunte Culpepper and three
Minnesota Vikings teammates were
charged Thursday with indecent,
lewd and disorderly conduct for par-
ticipating in a bawdy boat party that
drew national attention.
Culpepper, currently on injured
reserve, Bryant McKinnie, Fred
Smoot and Moe Williams each were

charged with three misdemeanors
for their behavior aboard a boat on
Lake Minnetonka, according to
court papers.
If convicted, each player faces up
to a maximum of 90 days in jail and a
$1,000 fine for each count.
PARTY continued on 3B

Crosstown showdown

Tigers, Indians
meet on the
hardwood tonight.
From staff reports

Columbia High basketball
hosts Fort White High today
in three phases of the game -
boys varsity and JV and girls
Tipoff for all three games
has been moved back one-half
hour to accommodate testing
at Fort White. The Lady Tigers
and Lady Indians will meet at
5 p.m. The junior varsity boys
will play at 6:30 p.m. and the
varsity event will be at 8 p.m.
The Tigers have sprinted
out to a 7-0 start, but coach
Trey Hosford is expecting a
battle from, the Indians (5-3).
U t'r- ,yery -x.'ik1 about
it,; .,Hosford, said.. '"We know
Fort White is much improved
over last year. They know how
to win, especially after the suc-
cess of their football team.
We're not looking past it. It is
a big game for us."
The Indians have caught
Hosford's eye.
"They have several key play-
ers to look out for," Hosford
said. "Antwan Ruise is a great
player and Owen McFadden is
one of their key guys. Ollie
James was one of their better
JV players last year."
Concentrating on the task
as hand has worked for CHS.
"I tell our guys, each game we
play is the biggest one of the sea-
son," Hosford said. "That is the
one we are getting ready for."
Indians coach Charles
Moore is also impressed with
what he's seen from the
undefeated Tigers.
"They're got a good team
and a strong program," he
said. And if the Indians win
tonight, Moore said, "It would
be great. That would be one of
the biggest victories in the
history of Fort White. That
would be a giant step."
.It would also be a big step in
the battle for bragging rights
among Indians players like
McFadden and Ruise, who
count several Columbia
players as their friends.
"I haven't talked to them
(CHS players) since last
Saturday at their game," Ruise
said, adding that "everybody"
on CHS impresses him.

:. '


"They're 7-0, and they should
be," he said.
As for getting a .win, Ruise
said, "It would make me feel
real good, but I don't think
they would like that."
McFadden thinks a victory
would be a great jumpstart for
the Indians as they have to turn
around and play P.K Yonge
School on Saturday. His primary
responsibility will be guarding
the elusive Kenny Williams.
"We're going to go at it," he said.
"They're good, they're going to
be hard to beat."
Those bragging rights
extend to the junior varsity,
where Fort White coaches Isiah
Phillips and Curtis Burgess
have known CHS coach Varion
Coppock for years. Like
Coppock, Phillips played
basketball for the Tigers.
"Like I tell anybody, if I was-
n't coaching at Fort White, I'd
be at every Columbia game,
football or basketball," Phillips
said. "I played there. They've
had a good program for years.
I just hope we make it a good

Ex-NFL player Russell dies

Former No. 2 pick,
friend die in car
crash on Thursday.
Associated Press
Russell, a former standout NFL
and Southern California defen-
sive lineman whose promising
career was derailed by drugs,
was killed in a high-speed car
crash early Thursday.
Russell, 29, was a passenger
in a car driven by former USC

teammate Mike Bastianelli that
went out of control about 6 a.m.
and hit a curb, tree, newsstand,
fire hydrant, light pole, another
tree and an unoccupied transit
bus, Lt. Paul Vernon said.
Both Russell and Bastia-
nelli, 29, were unconscious
when firefighters arrived.
Russell died at Cedars-Sinai
Medical Center. Bastianelli
died at UCLA Medical Center.
"He was a hell of a guy,"
Raiders receiver Jerry Porter
said of Russell. "He just never
found the strength to get
going again after the all the

trouble he got into."
The 6-foot-5, 325-pound
Russell, the No. 2 overall pick
by Oakland in the 1997 draft,
had a promising start in the
NFL before substance abuse
problems ruined his career.
He had 28'/2 sacks in five sea-
sons with Raiders, making the
Pro Bowl in 1998 and 1999.
"Darrell was a good guy, he
really was. He was a big kid
like me that had a big heart,".
said former Raiders offensive
lineman Lincoln Kennedy. "He
RUSSELL continued on 3B

TIM KIRBY/Lake City Reporter

ABOVE: Columbia High players
(from left) Gerry Harris, Jeremy
Rayford, Jamal Brown and
Darian Parker warm up prior to
the Tigers' win against Eastside
on Tuesday.

LEFT: Fort White High player
Ollie James shoots a jumper
during practice on Thursday.
The Indians and Tigers meet at
8 p.m. tonight.


Talladega gets first

facelift since 1979

Several drivers are
looking forward to
a smoother ride.
Associated Press

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Tall-
adega Superspeedway will be
repaved next year, the first
time since 1979, and several
drivers say they're looking
forward to a smoother ride.
Drivers have complained
about the track, saying the

uneven surface takes a toll
on springs and other chassis
parts and makes the bumper-
to-bumper racing even more
harrowing. The track surface
had settled in several spots
and asphalt patches have
raised the surface in other
The repaving project will
begin after the Aaron's 499,
which is set for April 30,
track spokeswoman Kristi
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TV Sports

8 p.m.
ESPN2 - NCAA, Division I-AA tourna-
ment, championship game, teams TBA, at
9 a.m.
TGC - European PGA Tour, South
African Airways Open, second round, at
George, South Africa (same-day tape)
8 p.m.
ESPN - Miami at Philadelphia
10:30 p.m.
ESPN -Washington at L.A. Lakers


NFL standings


New England



San Diego
Kansas City

8 5
6 7
4 9
3 10
13 0
9 4
4 9
I 12
10 3
8 5
4 9
4 9
W L "
10 3 (
8 5
8 5
4 9

Pct PF
.615 294
.462 242
.308 191
.231 169

Pct PF
1.000 392
.692 273
.308 252
.077 193

.769 350 259
.615 295 234
.308 171 253
.308 203 237

.769 322 231
.615 378 252
.615 329 288
.308 259 322

W L T Pct PF
N.Y. Giants 9 4 0. .692 345

Dallas 8 5 0
Washington 7 6 0
Philadelphia 5 8 0
Tampa Bay 9 4 0
Carolina 9 4 0
Atlanta 8 5 0
New Orleans 3 10 0
Chicago 9 4 0
Minnesota 8 5 0
Detroit 4 9 0
Green Bay 3 10 0
x-Seattle 1 2 0
St. Louis 5 8 0


.615 284 233
.538 258 246
.385 252 314

Pct PF
.692 246
.692 300
.615 313
.231 200

.692 210 148
.615 246 286
.308 203 257
.231 255 255

.846 379 211
.385 307 378

Arizona 4 9 0' -.308 52' 3[19
San Francisco . 2 II 0 .154 186 381
x-clinched division
Saturday's Games
Tampa Bay at New England, 1:30 p.m.
Kansas City at N.Y. Giants, 5 p.m.
Denver at Buffalo, 8:30 p.m.
Sunday's Games
N.Y.Jets at Miami, I p.m.
Arizona at Houston, I p.m.
Seattle atTennessee, I p.m.
San Diego at Indianapolis, I p.m.
Philadelphia at St. Louis, I p.m.
Carolina vs. New Orleans at Baton Rouge,
La., I p.m.
San Francisco at Jacksonville, I p.m.
Pittsburgh at Minnesota, I p.m.
Cincinnati at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.
Cleveland at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.
Dallas at Washington, 4:15 p.m.
Atlanta at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Monday's Game
Green Bay at Baltimore, 9 p.m.

College bowl games

New Orleans Bowl
At Lafayette, La.
Arkansas State (6-5) vs. Southern Miss
(6-5), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
UTEP (8-3) vs.Toledo (8-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Las Vegas Bowl
BYU (6-5) vs. California (7-4), 8 p.m.
(ESPN) Poinsettia Bowl
At San Diego
Payout: $750,000
Colorado State (6-5) vs. Navy (7-4),
10:30 p.m, (ESPN2)
Friday, Dec. 23
FortWorth (Texas) Bowl
Houston (6-5) vs. Kansas (6-5), 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 24
Hawaii Bowl
At Honolulu
UCF (8-4) vs. Nevada (8-4), 8:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 26
Motor City Bowl
At Detroit
Akron (7-5) vs. Memphis (6-5), 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 27
Champs Sports Bowl
At Orlando
Clemson (7-4) vs. Colorado (7-5), 5 p.m.
Insight Bowl
At Phoenix
Arizona State (6-5) vs. Rutgers (7-4),
8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Wednesday, Dec. 28
MPC Computers Bowl
At Boise, Idaho
Boise State (9-3) vs. Boston College (8-3),
4:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Alamo Bowl
At San Antonio
Michigan (7-4) vs. Nebraska (7-4), 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 29
Emerald Bowl
At San Francisco
Utah (6-5) vs. Georgia Tech (7-4),4:30 p.m.
Holiday Bowl
At San Diego
Oregon (10-1) vs. Oklahoma (7-4), 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 30

Music City Bowl
At Nashville,Tenn.
Virginia (6-5) vs. Minnesota (7-4), Noon
Sun Bowl
At El Paso, Texas
Northwestern (7-4) vs. UCLA (9-2),2 p.m.
Independence Bowl
At Shreveport, La.
Missouri (6-5) vs. South Carolina (7-4),
3:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Peach Bowl
At Atlanta
Miami (9-2) vs. LSU (10-2), 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 31
Meineke Bowl
At Charlotte, N.C.
South Florida (6-5) vs. North Carolina
State (6-5), II a.m. (ESPN2)
Liberty Bowl
At Memphis,Tenn.
Fresno State (8-4) vs. Tulsa (8-4), I p.m.
Houston Bowl
TCU (10-1) vs. Iowa State (7-4), 2:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 2
Cotton Bowl
At Dallas
Alabama (9-2) vs.Texas Tech (9-2), II a.m.
Outback Bowl
At Tampa
Iowa (7-4) vs. Florida (8-3), 11 a.m. (ESPN)
Gator Bowl
At Jacksonville
Virginia Tech (10-2) vs. Louisville (9-2),
12:30 p.m. (NBC)
Capital One Bowl
At Orlando
Wisconsin (9-3) vs. Auburn (9-2), I p.m.
Fiesta Bowl
Ohio State (9-2) vs. Notre Dame (9-2),
5 p.m. (ABC)
Sugar Bowl
At Atlanta
Georgia (10-2) vs. West Virginia (10-1),
8:30 p.m. (ABC)
Tuesday, Jan. 3
Orange Bowl
At Miami
Penn State (10-1) vs. Florida State (8-4),
8 p.m. (ABC)
Wednesday, Jan. 4
Rose Bowl
At Pasadena, Calif.
Texas (12-0) vs. Southern Cal (12-0),
8 p.m. (ABC)

College playoffs

At Finley Stadium/Davenport Field
Northern Iowa (11-3) vs. Appalachian St.
(11-3), 8 p.m.
, Stagg Bowl
At Salem (Va.) Stadium
Wisconsin-Whitewater (14-0) vs. Mount
Union, Ohio (13-1), I p.m.
At Jim Carrbll Stadium
Hardin County,Tenn.
St. Francis, Ind. (13-0) vs. Carroll, Mont.
(13-0), I p.m.


NBA standings

Atlantic Division
W L Pct
Philadelphia 12 II .522
Boston 9 12 .429
New Jersey 9 12 .429
NewYork 6 15 .286
Toronto 4 18 .182
Southeast Division
W L * Pct
Miami . 13 10 .565
Orlando 9 II .450
Washington 9 11 .450
Charlotte 6 17 .261
Atlanta 4 17 .190
Central Division
W L Pct
Detroit 16 3 .842
Indiana 12 8 .600
Milwaukee 12 8 .600
Cleveland II 9 .550
Chicago II 10 .524
Southwest Division
W L Pct
SanAntonio 17 4 .810
Dallas 16 6 .727
Memphis 13 8 .619
New Orleans 10 12 .455
Houston 8 12 .400
Northwest Division
W L Pct
Minnesota 12 8 .600
Denver 12 10 -.545
Utah 10 12 .455
Seattle 9 II .450
Portland 6 15 .286
Pacific Division
W L ' Pct
L.A. Clippers 14 8 .636
Phoenix 13 8 .619
Golden State 13 9 .591
LA. Lakers 12 10 .545
Sacramento 10 13 .435
Wednesday's Games
Chicago 105,Toronto 94
Philadelphia 106,Atlanta 101
Boston 85, Indiana 71
Orlando 105, New York 90
Detroit 109, Sacramento 98
Charlotte 91, New Jersey 83
Miami 100, Milwaukee 83
LA. Lakers 94, Memphis 79
Dallas 102, Phoenix 96
New Orleans 102, LA. Clippers 89
Utah 82, Portland 77
Houston IlI, Golden State 105, OT
Thursday's Games
Denver at Cleveland (n)
San Antonio at Minnesota (n)
Houston at Seattle (n)
Today's Games
Utah at Indiana, 7 p.m.
New York at Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Golden State at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Denver at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
Miami at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.
Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m.

Phoenix at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Orlando at Dallas, 9:30 p.m.
Seattle at Portland, 10 p.m.
Washington at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday's Games
Houston at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m.
Miami at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.
Indiana at New York, 7:30 p.m.
Detroit at Charlotte, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Utah at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.
Boston at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Sacramento at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

College scores

Harvard 91, Long Island U. 79
Monmouth, N.J. 41, Princeton 21
Auburn 66,SE Louisiana 51
Campbell 93, N. Carolina A&T 72
Coastal Carolina 72, S. Carolina St. 57
Coll. of Charleston 85, North Florida 63
Georgia Southern 81,Jacksonville 67
N.C. State 86, N.C.-Asheville 56
South Alabama 81, Louisiana-Monroe 71
South Carolina 68,Winthrop 54
Bradley 78,W. Kentucky 76
Cincinnati 86, Ohio 58
Ill.-Chicago 71, Northwestern 62
Minnesota 69, UAB 68
Ohio St. 85, Belmont 75
Wis.-Green Bay 73, E. Michigan 69
Lamar 91 .Arkansas St.81
Montana 110, Montana-Western 71
Oregon St. 70, N. Colorado 52

Top 25 schedule

Today's Games
No. I I Washington vs.
Washington, 10 p.m.


No. 12 Michigan State vs. Cleveland State,
7 p.m.
Saturday's Games
No.4 Louisville at No.23 Kentucky,2 p.m.
No. 5 Memphis at Mississippi, 3:30 p.m.
No. 6 Texas vs.Tennessee, 2 p.m.
No. 8 Oklahoma vs. Southern University,
8 p.m.
No. 10 Gonzaga vs.Virginia, 8 p.m.
No. 14 UCLA at Michigan, Noon
No. 15 George Washington vs. Maryland-
Eastern Shore, 2 p.m.
No. 16 Wake Forest vs. Princeton, 4 p.m.
No. 19 North Carolina vs. Santa Clara,
8 p.m.
No. 22 Iowa vs.Arizona State, 8 p.m.
No. 24 Arizona at Utah, 4 p.m.
No. 25 Houston at South Alabama, 6 p.m.
Sunday's Games
No. I Duke vs.Valparaiso, 8 p.m.
No. 2 Connecticut vs. New Hampshire at
the Hartford Civic Center, 2 p.m.
No. 7 Florida vs.Jacksonville, I p.m.
No. 9 Illinois vs. Coppin State, 5 p.m.
No. 12 Michigan State vs. Florida
International, 4 p.m.
No. 13 Boston College vs.Texas Southern,
3:30 p.m.
No. 21 N.C. State vs. Miami, 5:30 p.m.


NHL standings

Atlantic Division
N.Y. Rangers 20 9 4 44 105 82
Philadelphia 18 8 4 40 113 97
N.Y. Islanders 15 13 2 32 96 102
New Jersey 14 12 5 33 93 101

Pittsburgh 8 17 6 22
Northeast Division
Ottawa 22 5 2 46
Buffalo 20 10 I 41
Montreal 16 8 5 . 37
Toronto 16 12 3 35
Boston II 15 6 28
Southeast Division
W L OT Pts
Carolina 20 9 2 42
Tampa Bay 17 II 3 37
Atlanta 13 16 4 30
Florida 10 18 4 24


21 9 2 44 121
18 7 3 39 83
12 15 2 26 81
9 22 0 18 59
6 17 4 16 76
Northwest Division
20 9 2 42 103
18 9 4 40 75
16 II 4 36 95
16 12 3 35 117
12 15 4 28 83
Pacific Division

St. Louis


Dallas 20 8 I 41 99.
Los Angeles 18 13 I 37 107
Phoenix 16 13 2 34 89
Anaheim 14 13 5 33 87
San Jose . 13 12 4 30 88
Two points for a win, one point for (
time loss or shootout loss.
Wednesday's Games
Buffalo 4, Dallas 3
Washington 3, Los Angeles 2
Anaheim 4,Tampa Bay 2.
Thursday's Games
Carolina 2, Columbus I
Vancouver 5, Philadelphia 4
Dallas 2, Ottawa 0
Atlanta 3, New Jersey 2, OT
Boston 3, Minnesota 2
Detroit at Florida (n)
Chicago at Nashville (n)
Montreal at Edmonton (n)
Tampa Bay at Phoenix (n)
Friday's Games
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Washington at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday's Games
Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Florida atAtlanta, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Colorado at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
Detroit at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Montreal at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m.
Boston at Calgary, 10 p.m.
Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Phoenix at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.


Tigers drop Eastside High

From staff reports

Columbia High dropped a
56-39 decision to Eastside
High on Tuesday. The Tigers
(3-4) play a 6:30 p.m. home
game today against Fort
White High.
Matt Jerry led the Tigers
with 14 points and Dontae
Davis scored 10. Anthony

McCray scored eight points,
while Joe Bradshaw scored
four and Mitchell Herring
knocked down a 3-pointer.
The Tigers lost a 49-48
squeaker to Forest High at
home on Dec. 8.
It was another comeback
performance by the Tigers,
who tied the game on a late 3-
pointer by Davis. One of the

Wildcats was fouled on a
breakaway and made the sec-
ond free throw with two sec-
onds remaining to seal the win.
Davis led CHS with 19
points and Jerry scored 12.
Tim Fleming scored seven
points and Alex Carswell
scored six. McCray and
Bradshaw each scored two


LCMS hoops crush Wilkinson

From staff reports

Lake City's boys basketball
team beat J.L. Wilkinson
60-25 on the road Tuesday.
Marquis Morgan led the
Falcons in double figures with
17 points. Dexter Dye scored
14 and Jordan Kirby scored
10. Ian Benjamin added nine
point, with six from Chris
Dickey and two each from
Peyton Cleveland and David

Richardson and Lake City
- boys and girls - square
off on Monday at Richardson.
Play begins with the girls
game at 5 p.m. with the boys
to follow at 6:15 p.m.

Richardson soccer

Fernandina Beach
swamped Richardson in soc-
cer, winning both games 8-0.

Keeper Corey Thomas had
23 saves for the Wolves. For
the girls, Chelsey Waters had
six saves and Lacie Dawson
had two saves.
Lake City defeated Richard-
son 6-2 (girls) and 5-0 (boys).
Tina Godbolt scored both
goals for the Lady Wolves and
Waters had three saves.
Thomas registered 17 saves
for the boys, including two on
corner kicks.

NCAA reduces Morris' suspension

Associated Press

tucky center Randolph
Morris' season-long suspen-
sion for his attempt to enter
the NBA draft was reduced to
14 games by the NCAA on
The NCAA cited new infor-
mation provided by the
school for softening its pun-
ishment after Morris went
undrafted. The information
shed more light on Morris'
"mindset during that process
and his failure to avail himself
of university resources," the
NCAA said.
A fax Morris sent to
Kentucky coach Tubby Smith
on May 9, in which Morris
informed Smith about his
intention to enter the draft,
indicated Morris' "clear intent
to retain his collegiate eligibil-
ity while declaring for the
NBA draft," the NCAA said in
a statement.
Smith said Thursday he
misplaced the original copy of
the fax sent by Morris while
traveling and only found it last
week. In the one-paragraph
fax - released by the univer-
sity on Thursday - Morris
told Smith that "my intent is
not to obtain an agent so as to
maintain my collegiate
Earlier this month, an
NCAA committee ruled that
Morris did have a relationship
with sports agency SFX,
which released a statement
on behalf of Morris on June
21 and was listed as the con-
tact for Morris.on a list com-
piled to help NBA teams
arrange pre-draft workouts.
But that committee also noted
there was no explicit written
or oral agreement between
Morris and SFX.
Morris, a 6-foot-10 sopho-
more from Atlanta, must
repay expenses related to the
tryouts - which amounted to
more than $7,000 from nine
NBA teams, the NCAA said.

Randolph Morris' season-long suspension was reduced to
14 games on Thursday by the NCAA, which cited new information
for softening its punishment after his unsuccessful entry into the
NBA draft.

Morris will miss all of
Kentucky's nonconference
schedule, including a show-
down with No. 4 Louisville on
Saturday, but will be available
for the 23rd-ranked Wildcats'
Southeastern Conference
opener against Vanderbilt on
Jan. 10. He can continue to
practice with the Wildcats in
the interim and will have two
years of eligibility remaining
after this season.
"Based on all the informa-
tion we had and all the exten-
uating circumstances, both
Randolph and we have been
very patient waiting for this
opportunity," Smith said. "I'm
very happy for Randolph, his
family and our basketball
In his first public comments
since the saga began, Morris
apologized to Smith, his team-
mates and Kentucky fans and

reaffirmed his intention to
play four seasons for the
"In exploring my NBA
options, I made poor choices,"
Morris said. 'Those choices
included accepting bad advice
while putting distance
between me and my coaches
and teammates at UK. I take
full responsibility for those
"It wasn't obvious to me as I
was going through this
process, but looking back, I
now see how my actions were
disrespectful to coach Smith
and the University of
Kentucky. Playing basketball
at the University of Kentucky
is a privilege that few athletes
get to enjoy. I intend to make
the most of this opportunity
to be a part of the greatest
basketball program in

Colorado will hire

former Boise State coach

Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho - Boise
State coach Dan Hawkins said
Thursday he'll go to Colorado
to finalize negotiations to
become the Buffaloes' new
"Officially, nothing's been
decided," he said. 'There are
certain things that have to
happen. You can go 99 yards
on a football field, but you
have to go that last yard, oth-
erwise you don't get a
The CU board of regents is
scheduled to meet today to

approve Hawkins' contract. If
that goes as expected,
Hawkins coach could be intro-
duced as the replacement for
Gary Barnett later in the day.
"What it gets down to, is
challenge and opportunity,
versus continuing to do what
you've been doing," said
Hawkins, who is 53-10 at
The coach acknowledged
the challenges at Colorado,
where football has been
under scrutiny in the wake of
a recruiting scandal and,
more recently, a state audit
that did not look kindly at the
way Barnett ran his program.

Boise State head coach Dan
Hawkins was close to
completing a deal that would
bring him to Colorado to replace
Gary Barnett.

Washington . 10 17 2 22 83
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Brown finding it tough

to coach the Knicks

Associated Press

Larry Brown hears the boos,
Bad shots. Awful defense.
Poor decisions. And a whole
lot of frustrated fans at
Madison Square Garden.
'This is much more diffi-
cult right now than I ever
imagined," the New York
Knicks coach said Thursday
after practice.
More than a quarter of the
way through his first season
in charge of his hometown
team, the man who preaches
doing things the right way is
stuck with a bunch of players
doing just about everything
New York has lost four in a
row, falling to 6-15 heading
into today's game at Atlanta.
Worse, after playing well dur-
ing a recent trip out West, the
Knicks haven't been competi-
tive in two games since
returning home.
"We're just not doing it,"
Brown said. "We're not
matching the energy of our
opponent. We're doing the
same things we've done all
year. We turn the ball over
too much, don't make simple
plays, and don't execute very
Never was that more evi-
dent than recently. In double-
digit home losses to
Milwaukee and Orlando, the
Knicks committed
38 turnovers -they rank last
in the league in that category
- and left shooters wide
open while struggling to
defend pick-and-rolls. The
Bucks and Magic combined
for 23 3-pointers, many of
them uncontested.
"They had like miscommu-
nication out there. They
didn't help each other,"
Orlando's Hedo Turkoglu
said after the Magic's 105-90

Larry Brown sees his players
fumbling away the ball and
leaving shooters open on
defense. No wonder he says
coaching his hometown New
York Knicks is tougher than he
ever imagined.

victory Wednesday.
"I think they have a bunch
of young guys there and
they're still learning, so that's
why they messed it up. You
can't leave guys who are mak-
ing shots in a row like that,
you have to do something."
Brown isn't the only New
Yorker tired of the lapses.
The Knicks were booed dur-.
ing both games, especially in
the fourth quarter of
Wednesday's loss.
"I don't tune them out at
all," Brown said.
"I hear it all. I'm embar-
rassed. I know how much
they love basketball and love
this team and want us to do
well. And when we play poor-
ly, I hear it, and it kills me

because I'm responsible."
Brown, a Brooklyn native,
knew things weren't going to
be easy.
While the Detroit team he
coached to the last two NBA
Finals was a veteran club, the
Knicks have mostly young
players on a mismatched
roster that went 33-49 last
But he was expecting more
veteran help. Instead, he
watched Allan Houston retire
during training camp. And
the Knicks traded Tim
Thomas, previously coached
by Brown, before the season
Combined with injuries to
newcomers Eddy Curry and
Jerome James, that has left
Brown forced to experiment
with combinations featuring
younger players. He has used
already used 15 different
starting lineups.
The inexperience is show-
ing on both ends of the court.
"I don't even really have an
answer for you," veteran
guard Stephon Marbury said.
"Right now, as far as for the
way we're playing, we're
going backwards, we're not
going forward."
The turnovers are of the
biggest concern to Brown.
The Knicks are committing
18.1 per game - some in
ways Brown can't even
"I've seen turnovers that
they're trying to make the
right play," Brown said. "We
had two or three dump-down
passes that were good passes
that we didn't catch. To me,
that's a guy trying to make
the right play.
"But then we have five or
six turnovers where we're
ahead on the break and
throw it behind us, or we try
to throw a crosscourt pass
and it goes into the fifth row.
I mean, there's things that
I've never seen before."

TALLADEGA: Race should be better
Continued From Page 1B

King said. It will be finished
before the UAW-Ford 500 in
the fall.
It will include complete
asphalt repaving of the 2.66-mile
tri-oval track, the apron and pit
road. Track officials would not
disclose the estimated cost.
The track opened in 1969
and was resurfaced twice over
the next 10 years, but has only
been patched since then.
Dale Jarrett, who won the
UAW Ford 500 in October at
the track, said the new surface
was needed.
"Talladega's surface is one

that the weather and other
things have taken a toll on
over the years," he said.
"Putting a new surface down
should make the racing even
more exciting."
He said the present surface
limits drivers and a new sur-
face "will make for some good
side-by-side racing."
Track President Grant
Lynch agrees with Jarrett.
'Twenty-six years has cer-
tainly been a long time to go
without necessitating a project
this extensive, so there is no
question that the time has

come for us to repave," he
said. "It will ensure that
Talladega Superspeedway con-
tinues to uphold its reputation
for the most exciting, most
competitive racing throughout
the entire NASCAR circuit for
years to come."
Dale Earnhardt Jr., a five-
time winner at Talladega,
noted that the track was last
repaved the year his father
won Rookie of the Year.
"So the new asphalt will
definitely make for much
smoother and more competi-
tive racing," Earnhardt said.

RUSSELL: Drugs stalled his NFL career

Continued From Page 1B
couldn't say no to anybody.
That's what had a big deal with
his demise, especially in the
NFL, because he couldn't let
his friends go, from San Diego.
He couldn't let his past go. He
always wanted to try to take
care and do for other people. It
ended up bringing him down."
Russell was suspended three
times for violating the league's
substance abuse policy and his
career never really recovered.

After being released by the
Raiders at the end of his second
suspension, he played briefly
for the Washington Redskins in
2003 and was released before
training camp by Tampa Bay
the following year.
. Russell's first suspension
came after he failed a drug
test, forcing him to miss the
first four games of the 2001
season. The NFL does not dis-
close details of substance-

abuse violations. The league's
policy covers a wide range of
issues, including the illegal
use of drugs and the abuse of
alcohol, prescription and
over-the-counter drugs.
Russell was then suspended
again in January 2002 for test-
ing positive for the club drug
Ecstasy. He was released by
the Raiders in October 2003,
shortly after being reinstated
by the league.

PARTY: Crew members upset by events

Continued From Page 1B

'The night of the incident,
there was no shortage of inap-
propriate behavior on both
boats," Hennepin County
Sheriff Pat McGowan said.
Prosecutor Steve Tallen
charged the players based on
an investigation by McGowan's
office, which reviewed allega-
tions of lewd and drunken
behavior aboard two craft char-
tered for the outing on Oct. 6.
Crew members complained
that some people took off their
clothes and engaged in public
sex acts during the cruise,
according to Stephen Doyle,
an attorney representing the,

boats' owners, Al & Alma's
Supper Club and Charter
Cruises in Mound, Minn.
Crew members were able to
identify 17 Vikings among
about 90 people on the two
boats; McGowan said authori-
ties ultimately identified about
30 Vikings.
The criminal complaints
said that after the boats left the
dock, crew members noticed
many female passengers going
to a lower restroom area and
emerging in scant clothing.
Smoot and defensive end
Lance Johnstone arranged the
charter, according to court

Smoot declined comment in
the team's locker room before
practice. Culpepper and
Williams,. also on injured
reserve, are away from the
team and undergoing rehabili-
tation. McKinnie wasn't seen
in the locker room.
"According to NFL rules and
union contracts, there is a large
difference between allegations
and charges and convictions,"
coach Mike Tice said. "So until
at any point there is a convic-
tion of some type, if there is, I
have no action to take and
nothing tosay."


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Ten movies

to tickle

Everyone loves the
Christmas. Here
now are the
Top-10 movies every family
can sit down to enjoy
10. "Home Alone." This
movie stars everyone's
favorite child actor (no, not
Peter Billingsley). Macaulay
Culkin takes on a couple of
bumbling, idiotic would-be
thieves who underestimate
this 10-year-old's intestinal
fortitude when they try to
rob his house. Hilarity
follows as this kid
outsmarts the
thimble-minded criminals
and beats the bejesus out of
9. "Planes, Trains and
Automobiles." This film
starring the late, great, John
Candy will have the kids
asking, "Why did Steve
Martin say the F-word so
many times to Mrs. Poole
behind the rental car
counter?" It's a good time as
any, this holiday season, to
start the kids off right by
letting them know 'tis the
season for bitterness and
resentment. Don't panic,
parents. It's still got a great
message at the end of
helping those in need,
despite the testy language.
8. "National Lampoon's
Christmas Vacation." For
no other reason than it's
Chevy Chase, and it's a
Griswold Christmas.
7. "A Christmas Story."
Here's where Billingsley
comes in to play. This is the
movie that made the Red
Ryder BB gun a popular
choice for children of all
ages to shoot their eye out.
6. "Jingle All the Way."
Because, when I think
Christmas, I think Arnold
5. 'The Santa Clause."
Tim Allen as the jolly man is
probably thne thing that
will get the kids to grunt
and and say, "Does Santa
really need more power?"
4. "Bad Santa." Maybe
this is one to put in after the
kiddies go to bed. But, if
you -choose to watch it with
the youngsters, then don't
blame me when they think
Santa is a drunken guy in a
dirty red suit.
3. "Elf." Anything with
Will Ferrell in it is good,
wholesome family fun.
Especially if he's dressed
like a giant Santa helper and
streaking his way to the
hearts of everyone
2. "Ernest Saves
Christmas." He's been to
jail. He's been to camp. He's
been to Africa. But, nothing
compares to when Santa
enlists Ernest to help find
the next Saint Nick.
Besides, it was filmed in
part at the Orlando
International Airport.
1. "How the Grinch
Stole Christmas." Jim
Carrey as the yellow-eyed,
green creature intent on
stealing the holidays. This
movie stole my money, so it
might as well steal yours
Of course, these are just
ideas, and in no way
mandatory viewing. But, if
you want to have a happy
holiday, skip the movies and
just spend time together.
* S. Michael Manley covers
entertainment for the Lake
City Reporter.



Globes are nice, but Oscars are

true gold of Hollywood awards

AP Movie Writer
Everyone in Hollywood says the
Golden Globes are an honor in their
own right. But for film contenders,
they're just another trophy if they don't
lead to an Academy Award.
Tuesday's Globe nominations solidi-
fied the Oscar field. The cowboys-in-
love drama "Brokeback Mountain" led
with seven nominations, including best
picture and honors for lead actor
Heath Ledger, supporting actress
Michelle Williams and director. Ang
Smaller movies also grabbed the
other four best dramatic picture nomi-
nations: George Clooney's Edward R.
Murrow tale "Good Night, and Good
Luck"; Woody Allen's infidelity drama
"Match Point"; David Cronenberg's "A
History of Violence," about a family
menaced by mobsters; and Fernando
Meirelles' "The Constant Gardener," a
thriller about a diplomat investigating
his wife's murder.
Although higher-profile films like
"Syriana," "Memoirs of a Geisha,"
Steven Spielberg's "Munich" and Peter
Jackson's "King Kong" were over-
looked in the best-picture race, big-stu-
dio fare can't be counted out come
Oscar nomination day on Jan. 31., said
Tom O'Neil, who runs, an awards Web site.
"King , Kong," which opened
Wednesday, has a chance to become a
'Titanic"-style critical and commercial
juggernaut that sweeps to Oscar victo-
ry, especially since many in Hollywood
count on that film to salvage a dismal
year at the box office, O'Neil said.
'"The Globes embraced our gay cow-
boys but spurned our American
macho monkey, who may come back
big time at the Oscars," O'Neil said. "It
could be the movie that saves
Hollywood, and you can't underesti-
mate the importance of the 'Kong'
legacy in American pop culture."
Since they are chosen by a compar-
atively small group of about

Scarlett Johansson plays opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers in this promotional photograph of 'Match Point' provided by
DreamWorks. The movie received four Golden Globes nominations including best supporting actress for Johansson, best
drama, on Tuesday. Woody Allen was nominated for both best writer and director for the film.

90 entertainment reporters in the
Hollywood Foreign Press Association,
the Globe nominations often recognize
a less mainstream field than the
Oscars, which are awarded by
5,800 actors, filmmakers and other
Hollywood professionals.
Two years ago, the Golden Globes
correctly predicted Oscar winners in
all key categories, including Jackson's
best-picture champ 'The Lord of the
Rings: The Return of the King" and
actors Sean Penn, Charlize Theron,
Tim Robbins and Renee Zellweger.
Yet a year ago, the Globes missed
the mark, picking "The Aviator" as
best picture, an honor that went to
"Million Dollar Baby" at the Oscars.
Jamie Foxx and Hilary Swank won
lead-acting Globes and went on to earn

Oscars, but Globe voters chose Clive
Owen and Natalie Portman of "Closer"
for the supporting-actor honors, while
Oscars went to Morgan Freeman for
"Million Dollar Baby" and Cate
Blanchett for 'The Aviator."
Still, the Globes positioned
"Brokeback Mountain" as a frontrun-
ner, though the critical favorite has an
uphill trail for the Oscars, where a gay-
themed film has never won top honors.
The Globes will be presented Jan. 16,
five days before Oscar balloting closes.
Chosen as 2005's best film by critics
groups in New York City, Los Angeles
and Boston, "Brokeback Mountain"
stars Ledger as a husband and father
carrying on a secret affair with an old
sheepherding companion (Jake

This publicity photo provided by Focus
Features shows director Ang Lee on
the set of 'Brokeback Mountain.'

No lord of the box office, 'Kong'

takes in $9.8 million in first day

AP Movie Writer
Kong," Peter Jackson's
remake about the giant ape in
love, took in $9.8 million
domestically in its first day,
solid for a Wednesday debut
but far below the king-size
premieres of other action
Distributor Universal
called it a good beginning
that will generate audience
word-of-mouth on top of stel-
lar reviews for "King Kong."
"My little monkey's doing
great," said Nikki Rocco,
Universal's head of distribu-
tion. "We're convinced with
all the information we have
that this is the big guy, and
he's going to be around for a
long time."
The first of Jackson's 'The
Lord of the Rings" films, "The
Fellowship of the Ring,"
opened on a Wednesday in
December 2001 with $18.2
million, nearly double the
take of "King Kong."
The second installment,
"The Two Towers," debuted
on a Wednesday a year later
with $26.2 million, while the
final chapter, "The Return of
the King," opened with $34.5
million the next year, a
record for a Wednesday
debut until "Spider-Man 2"
broke it six months later with
$40.4 million.
"The Lord of the Rings"

flicks opened closer to
Christmas, when college stu-
dents generally were off for
winter break and free to hit
the theaters.
The $9.8 million gross puts
"King Kong" at No. 21 on the
all-time list of best
Wednesday debuts, just
behind "Catch Me If You
Can" and ahead of
"Armageddon." Most other
films ranking above it were
summer blockbusters or fran-
chise films such as "The
Matrix Revolutions."
Still, expectations have
been huge for "King Kong,"
though analysts say it could
follow the long-haul pattern
of "Titanic," which had a
comparatively modest $28.6
million opening weekend but
stayed afloat to become the
biggest-grossing modern film
at $600 million domestically
and $1.8 billion worldwide.
"I think the thought is that
this movie would have

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Wednesday insertion.

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Wednesday insertion.

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day of publication. We accept responsibility
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apply for cancellation,

Billing Inquiries- Call 755-5440. Should fur-
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ments or credit limits, your call will be trans-
ferred to the accounting department.

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from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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person, and some ad categories will require prepay-
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You can also fax or email your ad copy to the

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classify all advertisements under appropriate head-
ings. Copy should be checked for errors by the
advertiser on the first day of publication. Credit for
published errors will be allowed for the first insertion
for that portion of the advertisement which was incor-
rect. Further, the Publisher shall not be liable for any
omission of advertisements ordered to be published,
nor for any general, special or consequential dam-
ages. Advertising language must comply with
Federal, State or local laws regarding the prohibition
of discrimination in employment, housing and public
accommodations. Standard abbreviations are accept-
able; however, the first word of each ad may not be

S 010 100 15You 300 400 500 60 700 800 900

Notice of Sale
Cloumbia County Sheriff's Office
located 4917 U.S. 90 East, will be
accepting sealed bids on misc. jew-
elry. Contents will be purchased in
whole. Payment must be in cash or
cashier check. Viewing and sale
date will be Monday December 14,
2005. Time for viewing jewelry will
be from 1:00P.M. to 3:00P.M. and
bids will be opened at 3:30P.M.
For additional information please
call Pam at 386-719-7541

010 Announcements
The Joy Riders II of Lake City, FL
will host there 6th annual toy give
away on December 17 at the
Columbia County Fair Ground
starting at 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm.

020 Lost & Found
Lost 12/7/05: White/Gold Anniver-
sary Ring. Reward. 386-752-8806
LOST SOLID Gray Cat. on Nov 22.
No Stripes or spots.
West side of Lake City. Reward! !

020 Lost & Found
REWARD FOR any information
leading to the arrest and conviction
of the person who stole the Coleman
Powermate 5000 watt generator
from 177 NW Vanvorst Ct. Please
Contact Columbia County Sheriff
386-752-3222 or Eric Vanvorst

060 Services
Mobile Auto Detailing at your home
or office. Complete Details starting
at $55.00 Call 386-623-1052

100 Job
1 Opportunities
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You Too Can Sell Real Estate!
Call 386-466-1104
Seeking Experienced Full Charge
Bookkeeper. Legal experience
preferred but not necessary.
Mail resume to: Darby, Peele,
Bowdoin & Payne,
Post Office Drawer 1707,
Lake City, FL 32056
or fax to 386-755-4569

100 Job
100 OOpportunities

Sign On Bonus thru Dec.
-'- Top pay-up to .40 cpm w/5 yrs
* Guaranteed Hometime
,- Health & Disability Ins. Avail.
*Life & Dental Ins. Provided
"*401K available
* Safety Bonus
Call 800-874-4270 # 6
Highway 301 South, Starke, FL.

Growing Local Restaurant is
seeking management personnel,
willing to relocate.. Highly
competitive wage based upon
experience, plus benefits.
Send reply to Box Send reply to
Box 04002, C/O The Lake City
Reporter, P.O. Box 1709,
Lake City, FL, 32056

Computer Services Home Maintenance Pressure Cleaning

Virus or Spyware problems? I'll fix
any computer problem, guaranteed.
Call Dave at 352-870-7467.

Concrete Work

Slabs, footings, drives, etc. Licensed
& Insured. Home Owner Discounts.
Call 386-719-9918

Painting Service

N & N: We come from the old
school. Affordable painting &
pressure washing. Since 1952. Save
$100 on all paint jobs by calling:
386-965-0482 or 386-697-6237
Free Estimates.

Nick's Painting & Pressure
Washing. 20 yrs exp. Quality Work,
Free Estimates. Will Meet or Beat
all other Estimates. 386-344-4242

Painting & Handyman Service
Painting, Home Repair, Remodel,
Drywall Repair, & Pressure Wash
Call Mike Lainhart 386-454-7060

Home Improvements

Kitchen & Bath Remodeling.
Electrical repairs, Carpentry.
Paint & Trim Call 386-365-9909

Grey Wolf Enterprises
Custom Site Built Sheds
& Vinyl siding. Home Maint.
& Improvements All Major Credit
Cards Accepted Call For Estimate

Lawn & Landscape Service
Custom Cuts Lawn & Landscape.
Customized lawn care, sod, trim-
ming, design. Comn. & Resd. Lic. &
insured. Call 386-496-2820 Iv msg.
Make your flower beds look like
new. Delivered & spread or just
delivery. 386-935-6595

Wash & Vac $ 25.00.
Total Works- $ 80.00.
We will come to you 386-965-4987
Pick up of unwanted metals,
tin, scrap vehicles.
386-755-0133 We Recycle.

Drywall Services
DRYWALL Hang, Finish;
Textures; Plaster & Stucco Repairs;
Interior & Exterior Painting.

Pressure Cleaning
Andrews Pressure Washing
Lic. & Insured,
Free Estimates.
Call 386-755-2065

Pressure Washing & Painting.
Free Estimates Earl Goff

Land Services

o� Bulldozer Work! Tractor
work, root raking, bush hogging,
seeding, sodding, disking, site prep
& landscape work. Custom Lawn
care. Irrigation Repair &,
Installation. Free Estimate!
Call 755-3890 or (386) 623-3200


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removal & stump grinding. Senior
discount. 15 years experience.
386-590-7798 or 386-963-3360

On Top Tree Service
Tree Removal & Trimming.
Licensed & Insured. Call for Free
Esimate. 386-623-0298


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RE Closings, Legal Forms
248 N Marion Av. 755-8717

100 J0ob

Lake City Reporter
is currently looking for an
independent newspaper carrier
for Columbia City to Old Wire
Rd/SR47, Herlong Deliver the
Reporter in the early morning
hours Tuesday - Sunday. No
delivery on Monday's.
Carrier must have dependable
Transportation. Stop,b. ailic
Reporter today to fill out a
contractor's inquirers form.
No phone calls please!


Lake City Reporter
Creative Director
Immediate opening for person
with high level of design and
creative skills. Must have
experience using Quark Xpress,
Photo Shop, Illustrator, Adobe
InDesign and Acrobat. Person
will oversee daily operation of
Creative Services department.
2-4 years newspaper or other
graphic position and supervisory
experience helpful. Salary will be
based on work experience and
creative abilities. Medical benefits
and 401 k available.
Send resume to:
Dave Kimler
180 E'. Duval St.
Lake City, FL 32055

Warehouse Assistant Needed
Quest Aviation, Inc. is seeking an
honest, hard working, full time
employee for our shipping &
receiving department. Must have
some computer skills and
possess an attention to details.
Pay ranging from $8 to $10 per
hour depending on qualifications.
Please fax resume to
386-961-8200 or email to

Construction Estinator/
. Project Manager
Gen. Contractor of Commercial
Construction has immediate
opening for Est/Proj Mgr. Min.
Requirements: 3yrs exp as
Est/Proj Mgr; Exp w/Timberline
Estimating or similar software.
Have estimated jobs in $3 mil
plus range. Complete resume
required with past salary, desired
salary & list of prof. references.
Competitive salary, GRP Ins
avail, paid vac & hol. Send
resume and letter of interest to:
Human resources; P.O. Box 307,
Valdosta, GA 31603

Call 904-674-8628

For Lake City area. Pays up to
$7.90. Experienced preferred but
not required. We offer health
benefits, 401K and paid vacations.
BB9500016 EEO
CALL 1-800-489-9716

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positions open at this time.
Please visit our web site: to apply.
Sorry, no paper applications or
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Drug Free Workplace

05508587 ,
Class "A" Industrial Mechanic
for 3rd Shift Maintenance Crew.
Must have 5 yrs exp. Pay ranges
from $16.96 + .26-Shift Diff. We
are an EECC, Drug Free Work
Place. 401K, Health/Dental/Life
Insurance, paid Holidays
& Vacations. Apply at
Gilman Building Products,
6640 CR 218, Maxville, FL
32234 or fax to 904-289-7736

Engineering/CAD Technician
Engineering firm located in Live
Oak and Lake City is looking for
an Engineering Technician
w/experience in MicroStation.
Please fax resume to.

Wanted Exp. Shop Technician
for construction/forestry
equipment dealer in the Lake
City, Starke, & Live Oak areas.
Competitive pay, benefits &
excellent training program. Call
386-752-9544 or fax to: 755-6882
or send resume to:
Industrial Tractor Co.
PO Box 2439 Lake City, 32056

Immediate Job Openings.
Six months or more experience
required. We offer competitive
compensation plan. Excellent
fringe benefit package, which
includes paid vacation, holidays,
group health insurance, and a
401K Plan. Some hand tools
required. Please apply in person
at Hunter Marine on Highway
441 in Alachua, Fl., for
the following jobs:
Autobody Technician
Spray Painter-Night Shift
Furniture Installer

Maintenance F/T, 8-5. Experience
in basic maintenance skills
essential. Must be dependable &
seeking long term employment.
Onli serious applicants ,ho hi,.e:
*_ood employment hiutor3 applh .
Appli Nat:
Coumry Inn and Suiies. Florida *
Gateway Dr. 1-75 & Hwy 90.
Excellent working environment,
competitive pay, benefits includes.
vacation & holiday.
Atlantic Truck Lines
$4,000.00 Sign on Bonus
Class A, in state & home every
night. $600-$750/wk. Yearly $1,000
safety bonus. 3 yrs. exp. Paid
vacation, health/dental. Call
1-800-577-4723 Monday-Friday

1000 JOpportunities

Lake City's Finest Hotel
is looking for the following
Front Desk Representative
Applicant must be mature and
seeking long-term employment.
Ready to offer exceptional
service. Hotel experience
preferred, excellent working
environment, competitive pay.
Must work well with others and
be flexilbe to work any days and
any shift. Only serious applicants
who have long term employment
history (more than one year)
need apply. Good pay with
some benefits.
Apply in person at:
Hampton Inn
414 Florida Gateway Blvd.
at US 90 and 1-75, exit 427,
Behind Econo Lodge



Florida Department of
Position #70032545
Closing Date 12/23/05-
Annual Salary Range
$33,824.96 - $56,769.70
Government Operations
Consultant I
Management of statewide
shoe-refurbishing program,
supervise inmates in the
production process, prepare
budget, purchase requisitions,
coordinate assignments of
inmates and ensure safety in
production plant
Special Note:
Ability to organize and maintain
records management system,
communicates effectively,
compose written
correspondences, and operate
personal computer in network
Applicants must apply on-line at;
or by contacting the People First
Service Center at 877-562-7287.
For additional information,
contact the
Department of Corrections

Administration Office Person
Needed for Animal feed
manufacturing plant. Position
requires: Computer skills
including M.S. Office products,
payroll experience helpful.
Ability to multi-task and
communicate both written and
verbally a must. Must have a H.S.
Diploma or equivalent. Available
benefit- include medical and
dental ins., -01iK, paid vacations,
holidays, pension program and
More. Land O' Lakes Purina
Feed LLC is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer and enforces a drug
free workforce. Applications will
be accepted at 637 NW Lake
Jeffrey Rd. Lake City, Fl. 32055
or fax resume to 386-755-9357

and Duct Mech. needed
Full time with benefits.
Please call 386-454-4767

100 JOpbportunities

A/C Service Technician
Needed.Must have Driver
License. Will pay well
for productivity. (386) 752-8558
Asphalt Plant Technician
Level II Certified
Hipp Construction
Call 386-462-2047
E.O.E./ D/F/W/P
Bookkeeper Needed
F/T position. Quickbooks
experience required.
Call 386-752-8558
CHILD CARE worker for M/F
6AM to 6PM 40 hour shifts, must
have clean background check. CDA
Applicants preferred. Call 719-2227
or stop by 149 SE Lochlynn Ter, &
pick up an application.
Delivery Route Driver/warehouse
person needed, F/T position. Class
B license a must. Salary plus Health
& Dental. 401K programs avail.
Call 386-754-5561
CDL & Mobile Home Delivery
Experience. Call 386-364-1340.
Ask for Billy.
Electricians & Helpers
For residential & commercial work.
Top Pay & Benefits
Call 386-752-5488
Comm & Resi, SIGN-ON-BONUS.
Call for Interview 1-888-483-8823
or 352-237-8821. EOE/DFWP
FAST PACED Growing Company.
In need of a Person with out going
personality, and excellent typing
skills, must be detail oriented, a test
will administered. FT. Please fax
resume with cover letter to:
FT Food Service Workers for
correctional setting. Benefits after
90 days. 401K, Stock Bonus,
Vacation. No criminal record. Food
Service Experience helpful. Apply
in person @ CCA Lake City CI.
386-755-3379 ext 2251
Furniture Sales Associate
Full Time
Full Benefits Package
Incentive Program
Experience Required
Apply in person at Morrell's
461 SW Deputy J. Davis Lane
Group Home For Sale
Fully equipped. Can belicensed
for 6 clients. Asking $150K OBO.
One Year Warranty included.
Call 352-317-1323 or 352-338-2890
Growing Food Service Distributor
is seeking aggressive minded
Outside Sales Professional to
develop a Lake City/Gainesville
Territory. Exp preferred.
Unlimited earnings potential,
Fax resume to: 904-356-0772
HAIR STYLIST: Creative Images
is seeking 1 F/T stylist. 2 yrs min.
exp. Commission base pay. Located
in Lake City Mall. High Walk in
Traffic. 386-758-6850
Exp. Roofer nc,.de.d fi Shingl,:, &
Metal. DL & Trans Necessary. Lots
of Work, Top Pay! 386-754-2877
RV Store in
ALL Departments!
Call 386-758-8661
delivery drivers. Must have car
w/insurance & 2 yrs. driving exp.
Flex schedule. F/T & P/T avail.
Earn $8. - $15./ hour. Apply in
person at 857 SW Main Blvd.



100 Job

Heavy Haul,Class A CDL,
2 week turnaround,good pay,
Call Southern Specialized,LLC

mers, Drywall Finishers, Tools and
Transportation required.
(386) 431-1044

Ramada Limited is looking for
experienced Night Auditor.
Apply in person at 3340 W. US-
Hwy 90. Lake City or
Call 386-752-6262.

Repo Agents & Client Reps
needed for local company.
Good Pay, Benefits available.
For more details call 386-752-2850

is looking for a stylist to join our
team. Please call Brenda 386-
758-7791 at Country Club Plaza.
Short Term & Long Term
Temp to Perm
Many different positions available!!
Call Wal-Staf Personnel
386-755-1991 or 386-755-7911
Shop Detail Clean Up Person
Part Time 20 hr. Week
Ask for Chuck
Rountree-Moore, Inc.
2588 W Hwy 90
Lake City, FL 32055

Manufactured Home sales. Business
degree a plus, Will train right
person. Call 386-364-1340.
Ask for Mr. Selph or Mr. Corbet


1 Gullet
4 Stronghold
8 Canteen
11 Magritte or
12 Ottoman title
13 Siesta
14 Lean toward
15 Vitamin
16 Keogh relative
17 Knickknack
19 "Faust"
21 Morn's
22 Checkers side
23 "Aida"
26 Zodiac twins
29 Pamplona shout
30 Med. staffers
32 Hooray for me!
34 Hull plank

Current Certified Diesel Technician $25.00 Flat Rate Hour
Current Certified Master Technician $20.00 Flat Rate Hour

A.S.E. Certified Technicians with Verifiable References
Compensation Commensurate with Experience
We offer paid vacation 401K with matching percentage
Health, Life, and Dental Insurance.
Uniforms provided. We are a family run store.
Non-corporate environment.
Confidential interview via e-mail, Fax, or in person.
Contact Rick Bader at Walts Live Oak Ford Mercury
Phone 1-800-814-0609 * Fax 1-386-362-3541 or e-mail at

by Henri Arnold and Mike Argirlon

Unscramble these four Jumbles,
one letter to each square,
to'form four ordinary words.

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Now arrange the circled letters
to form the surprise answer, as
suggested by the above cartoon.



(Answers tomorrow)
Answer: What the star outfielder turned into when he
got the-endorsement deal - A "PITCHER"

DECEMBER 16, 2005

36 Big League
38 Under par
39 Quick-dry
41 Wagon-train
43 Furtive
44 Poetic adverb
45 Itinerant
48 Rickrack
52 Wide st.
53 - fixe
55 Rainbow
56 Army VIP
57 Titled man
58 Throw rocks at
59 Almost grads
60 Booted
61 Mr. Mineo


Bump into
"- Karenina"
Laissez- -

Answer to Previous Puzzle






Fairy-tale heavy
Greek P
Grad. school
Calcutta attire

PUZZLE ENTHUSIASTS. Get more puzzles in
"Random House Ciossword MeqaOmnibus' Vols. 1 & 2.
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11 Tpk.
18 Harmful
20 Revise
22 Sit down
23 Promise
24 Joie de vivre
25 Depend on
26 Wildebeests
27 Makeshift
28 Still
31 Polo need
33 Hirt and Gore
35 Famed
37 Inversion
40 1950s records
42 Opens,
as a parka
44 Investment
45 Reminds
too often
46 Completed
47 Clothing cate-
48 Nothing
49 Length x width
50 Fish lung
51 Mach 3 flier
54 Morse syllable

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Sales People Needed

* Good pay structure
* Brand new facility
* Insurance & 401k
* Great organization
or apply in person at
15000 Hwy 301 S. - Starke, FL

Connect With Some Extra Cash
During Your Winter Break!

ClientLogic is Hiring
, Temporary Call
Center Positions
Assisting Customers.
*All applicants welcome.
*High school and college students
encouraged to apply.
*Good communication skills and
computer experience preferred.
.Assignments from 7-14 days,
Christmas holiday work required.
December 18-31, 2005. Various schedules possible.
$10 per hour
for all who fully complete assignment
Call (386) 754-8600 for more information
or apply in person:
1152 SW Business Point Drive
Lake City, FL 32025


Savvy home shoppers reach for the classified ads
before they hit the streets. The newspaper
classified section offers everything they need to
make an informed purchasing decision.

Want to make a move?

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Classified Department: 755-5440



100 Job
100 JOpportunities

Waste Management Inc.
Lake City/ Gainesville
Has an immediate opening for a
hard working, flexible individual to
fill the position of Driver/Laborer
for Lake City and Gainesville. This
position requires a minimum Class
B CDL with air brake endorsement.
Waste Management offers a full
benefits package including health
insurance and 401 - K plan. If you
feel you meet the requirements,
please apply by phone
1-877-220-JOBS (5627) or online at

1 Medical
120 Employment

Is currently seeking qualified
applicants for a full time position
for the Orthopedic Practice. Must
be a graduate of an accredited
PA/ARNP program, currently
Florida Licensed as PA/ARNP.
Experience in an Orthopedic
Setting preferred. Shands offers
great benefits and competitive
salary. Apply on-line today at: or call
Bonnie Price, Human Resources
386-754-8147. EOE/M/F/D/V
Drug Free Work Place

Social Services
Admissions Director
Baya Pointe seeks Social Services
/Admissions Director for our 60
bed facility. Req. include BSW or
degree in human svcs field, one
year exp. in a long term care
facility, MDS/Care plan exp. and
computer proficiency.
Competitive benefits and salary.
Come join our team! Interested
applicants may fax resume to
386-752-7337 Attn: Candi Kish,
or apply in person at the facility:
Baya Pointe Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center
587 SE Ermine Ave,
Lake City, Fl 32025

Baya Pointe Nursing Center
Has the following Open Positions:
*FT LPN/ RN 3:00 pm- 11:00pm
*FT LPN/ RN 11:00 pm-7:00 am
*PT Weekend LPN/RN
7:00 am-3:00 pm
*Front Office Receptionist
Mon-Fri 10:00am-6:00 pm
Sat-Sun 9:00am -5:00pm
Apply in Person to:
587 SE Ermine Ave.
Lake City, FI 32025 -

120 Medical
12 Employment
BUSY FAMILY Practice Seeks
Receptionist: Position involves
answering multiline phone system,
scheduling, patient relations &
medical records. Prior experience
required. Fax or mail resume to:
386-719-9494; PO Box 159,
Lake City, FL 32056.
7 a.m.-3 p. m. Full Time,
w/Insurance & Benefits.
Suwannee Health Care Center
1620 E Helvenston Center
Live Oak, FL 32064
FRONT DESK for Diagnostics
Center, Medical office experience
required. Computer Knowledge
required, Multi-tasker with out
going personality. Attractive salary
with benefits. Fax 352-861-4611 or

141 Babysitters
CHILD CARE needed for lyr old
son. Preferred in Lake City area.
References are a must!
Call 386-623-7534

BRAND NEW for the New Year! West of town
on 1/2 acre, altbrick 3BR/2BA brand new home
nearly ready for you! Choose your carpet and
paint colors! Call Tanya Shaffer 755-5448

NEW CONSTRUCTION! Pre-wired for media
and security system! A truly modern delight
with vaulted ceilings, arched entries and trey
ceiling in the master. Lovely breakfast room,
upgraded kitchen with quartz counter tops. On
a full acre. MLS#48467 Call Bryan Smithey
2.07 COUNTRY ACRES. Property has a nice rol
Sharon Selder 365-1203
40 ACRES South of town. MLS#48908 Call Janet
5 ACRES Well and septic. Board fenced. Mobiles
5 ACRES wooded, scenic, fast growing area. MLS
TWO NINE ACRE PARCELS. Your choice. County p
Call Ginger Parker 752-6704
BUILDING LOT. Nice area, .89 acres. MLS#49499

Classified Department: 755-5440

To police your
classified call
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310 Pets & Supplies , 310 Pets & Supplies

180 Money to Loan

240 Schools &
240 Education
Want to be a CNA? Don't want to
wait? Express Training Services of
Gainesville is now offering our
quality CNA exam Prep classes.
Day/Eve classes. Class for 1 week,
certification test the next week.
Class size is limited. Next class
1/09/06. Call 386-755-4401

AKC ENGLISH Bull Dog Puppy.
Health Cert., Ready Now.
Call 386-867-4810
Mini Schnauzer AKC Female.
Shots, Health Cert, $325.
Call 386-755-3547/386-365-5902
Great Christmas Gift!
Male Miniture Schnauzer, 20 mths
old. CKC Registered, black. $350.
Call 386-689-2714
Lab Pups/AKC. Hunting Bkgmd.
Healthy, gorgeous, Blockhead.
Black M/F. Parents/grandparents
on site 386-454-0304
LOST SOLID Gray Cat. on Nov 22
No Stripes or Spots
West side of Lake City. Reward!!

Not ling Says.

Lake City Merry Christmas like-

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TWO TRIPLEXES! 6 units in all! Popular
westside location. Explore the tax advantages .
to be enjoyed with investment property. I V
MLS#49195 Call Tanya Shaffer 755-5448

I. MLS#48823 Call Julia DeJesus 344-1590 or
Creel 755-0466
s OK. Reduced! MLS#48808 Call Tanya Shaffer
S#49481 Call Ginger Parker 752-6704
paved frontage. Wooded MLS#49483 and 49484
Call Myrtle Wall 752-2655 '


Advertise your car, truck, motorcycle, recreation vehicle or boat her for 10 consec-
utive days. If your vehicle does not sell within those 10 days, for an additional $10
you can place your ad for an additional 10 days. A picture will run everyday with a
description of your vehicle. The price of the vehicle must be listed in the ad. Your
ad must be prepaid with cash, check or credit card. Just include a snapshot or bring
your vehicle by the we will take the picture for you. Private party only!

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1992 Cadillac STC
$4,450 OBO
White, V8, all power, fully
loaded, 119K mi, runs great,
looks new. See at Alterations,
758 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fl
Leave message

1997 Harley Davidson
1200 Sportster
$6,500 OBO
Turquoise & cream w/burgundy
pin stripes, 10,000 miles, detach-
able rack w/travel bag and more.

2000 Fatboy
Corbon Seat, Lots of Chrome,
Garage Kept, Just Serviced, New
Brakes, 36K Miles, Exc. Condition

2002 Sportster
Harley Davidson
1956 Miles;
Road Loaders, Helmet
Very Good Condition
Cell: 386-867-2382
Home: 386-755-6088

1999 Cnevy z71
4x4 Sportside

*8,995 OBO
Reg. Cab

1999 Nissan Maxima
Power windows, locks, doors,
seats, factory security, ice
cold air, ABS brakes, 111K,
senior owned, great gas
mileage, like new.

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AKC Red, Health Cert.
Cute & Cuddly. $350.
Call 386-776-2233

Pups. AKC . TRI COLOR. Bom
10/25, ready 12/19. Will hold for
Christmas eve pick up. Male $500.
Female $700.00. 386-963-3553

402 Appliances

2001 KENMORE Washer.
Runs & Looks good.
Call 386-497-3987


402 Appliances
White with Black Oven Door.
Less than 5 years old. $150.00
Call 386-454-8054
FOR SALE Refrigerator.
Good Condition. $110.00
Call 386-752-7154

20.8CE Ice maker, Like New,
Less than 5 yrs old $300.00.
"HOT POINT" Full Size
Microwave Oven. Clean & Works
Call 386-755-3682
Kenmore Ventless Stove Hood.
White. 30" wide. Brand New.
Call 386-754-0730


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ARIES (March 21-April
19): You may be busy, but try
to find some time to help oth-
ers. Changes at home will be
beneficial, so do your part. A
serious decision regarding
education, travel or a money
matter must be made. **
TAURUS (April 20-May
20): You'll be in a take-action
mood, but that may not be
your best bet. Consider all
consequences before you pro-
ceed. Not everyone will be in
agreement with you, and if
you move forward without
family support you will find it
difficult to succeed. A****
GEMINI (May 21-June
20): Love is at a high point.
Don't make abrupt changes
or decisions that could come
back to haunt you. Consider
what you really want to do. It
may be time for another
career move. ***
CANCER (June 21-July
22): Realize that you will be
emotional and get over it.
Focus on others and what you
can do to please. A trip will
end up changing your way of
thinking or even your future

Eugenia Word

lifestyle. ***
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22):
Uncertainties about your liv-
ing arrangements or anything
to do with your personal rela-
tionship will make you think
about your future. Get out
with friends you trust and dis-
cuss your dilemma. You will
get great support and
alternatives. ***
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept.
22): Don't be fooled by what
someone tells you today. Use
your intuition and read
between the lines or you will
make a mistake, causing a rift
with someone special. Travel
will be your best bet if you
want to avoid the turmoil at
home. ****
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
22): Put your emotions aside
and you will easily gain
ground in every aspect of
your life. Matters pertaining
to work are looking very posi-
tive. Communications will be
your best asset. Don't hesitate


by Luis Campos
Celebrity Cipher cryptograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present.
Each letter in the cipher stands for another.
Today's clue: I equals P
PREVIOUS SOLUTION - "I should be glad if something occurred to me as a
main idea that occurs to DvorAk only by the way." - Johannes Brahms
(c) 2005 by NEA, Inc. 12-16

to ask for what you want. **
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov.
21): You will be walking a
fine line today. Honesty will
rule, but you don't have to
divulge your secrets. Changes
made at home will benefit you
both financially and profes-
sionally. Don't let situations
get blown out of proportion.

Dec. 21): You may have to
rethink some of the plans
you've been making. Try not
to jump from one thing to
another. Money matters must
be cleared up. Pay off old
debts before you incur new
ones. ***
Jan. 19): Do a little soul
searching and ask yourself
some very pertinent ques-
tions about your motives and
your direction. Be true to
yourself, and start moving in a
direction more suitable to
your needs. ***
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-
Feb. 18): Don't let the little
things bother you so much.
Focus on what you can do and
follow through. Avoid any
confrontation with authorities.
Now is not the time to take
chances, speak in anger or
make promises you won't
keep. ***
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20): Expand your horizons
by joining new interest
groups. Money matters will
improve if you budget and
invest in something secure
and long-term. It's OK to want
to be generous, but don't go
into debt trying to impress
someone. *****


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Rude remarks and behavior

create neighborhood stress

DEAR ABBY: My family
and I have lived in this subdi-
vision for 10 years. We are
friendly with our neighbors.
All of the children here play
wonderfully together and are
of various ages.
One of my neighbors,
"Rachel," and I were very
close at one time, but we are
recovering from a fallout
involving her eldest daughter.
We are trying to repair the
friendship, but it has reached
the point that I hate living
Rachel is jealous of anyone
I spend time with if it's not
her. She is constantly out in
her yard, and I feel like she
watches everything I do and
who eomes and goes. When I
spend time with other neigh-
bors, she retaliates with rude-
ness and - with negative,
insulting comments and
How can I get across to her
that although we may have
been close friends at one
time, we're now only friendly
neighbors? - WANTS TO
MOVE: It appears Rachel has
emotionally regressed to the
grammar school level, where
children assume that if they
are friends they "own" each
other. I see no reason to issue
any proclamations. Get your
message across by continuing
to have an active social life
with neighbors you enjoy and

Abigail Van Buren

ignoring her sulkiness. If she
makes a nasty comment, tell
her: "You know, sniping is a
very unattractive trait. It
makes me want to see less of
you rather than more."
DEAR ABBY: My elderly
mother lives in a small effi-
ciency apartment. Last year,
my out-of-town siblings - all
of whom live within 50 miles
- visited her on Christmas
Day with gifts she could not
possibly use.
One sister brought a set of
heavy crystal glasses.
(Mother's hands shake, and
she uses a plastic drinking
cup with a handle.) Another
sister brought a silver tea
service (which I had to pack
in a closet for her). My broth-
er brought her two pieces of
heavy luggage (which took up
all the room in a closet).
Mama no longer is up to
entertaining, and all those
expensive gifts were useless
to her. She has tried "hinting"
that she doesn't need things
like that, but they refuse to
It would be so much more

helpful if they would instead
cook a meal for Mama, or stop
by a restaurant and bring her
a meal when they visit. She
isn't up to cooking, and a gift
like that would not wind up
packed away for the next
When they visit, they usual-
ly stop by a restaurant and
eat, but they never stop to
consider that Mama would
love a meal, too. I try to cook
for her as often as I can, but I
have a disabled child at home
who is in and out of the hospi-
tal. When I do cook, I package
meals for her that she can
microwave and enjoy. What a
help it would be if my siblings
would do this.
Why don't people stop and
take into consideration how a
person lives and what his or
her needs are before buying a
gift? Thanks for letting me
may be that doing what you
suggest takes too much time
and energy. Or, in the case of
your siblings, the motivation
for the expensive gifts may be
guilt. You can't change them,
but I do recommend you
remind them frequently how
much your mother would
appreciate it if they would
bring her a nice meal when
they visit. You'll be doing
them - and her - a favor.
* Write Dear Abby at P.O. Box
69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.





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402 Appliances
Maytag Natural Gas Dryer
Excellent Condition
Call 386-288-5333
good working condition with hood.

404 Baby Items
operated swing and matching
Bouncer $70.00. 100 pieces of baby
boy & girl clothes 0-6 months
$1.00 a piece in good shape,
Call 497-3186 or 365-1515.

406 Collectibles
Brand new never used Brad Paisley
Time Well Wasted Tour Jacket XL.
Wool w/leather sleeves. Autograph-
ed left sleeve. $250. 386-689-2714

407 Computers
$275. 4 months old
Call 386-288-1118

408 Furniture


BEDROOM - 7 pc. Complete
Louis Philippe Cherry set!
Custom built, dovetail
double-glide drawers, hidden
storage w/felt lining. Brand NEW
still in boxes! Retail $5,200.
Sacrifice $1,400. 352-264-9799

2 LAZY Boy Recliner Rockers,
$200 each or both for $350.00.
Call 386-658-1231

450 Good Things
45 to Eat
Beans. Blanched & Frozen. 101bs
bags $18.00, other vegetables avail.
Place your order now for pick on
December 16th & 17th.
Wainwright Farms 904-964-7835.
PECAN HOUSE exit 414 & 1-75.
Elliot Pecans, Choctaw Pecans, &
other pecans for sale. Also shell pe-
cans. 386-752-1258 or 386-6976420

6 Mobile Homes
630 for Rent
2BR/1BA HOUSE. No Pets!
On Hwy 44 IS. $500 per month &
$200 security deposit.
386-752-9898 or 365-5235
Clean 14X70 2BR/2BA in
Quite Country Park. No Pets
$450 mo., plus Deposit & Ref. Req.
Call 386-758-2280
IN PARK Mobile Homes for Rent
2BR/2BA 1st & sec. required.
Applications & references required.
Starting $400 month, Beautiful
Pond setting, w/trees. CH/A, Cable
avail.,No pets. Call 386-961-0017
SUPER CLEAN! 2 br. in town.
Cable available. $400. per month.
386-752-2986 or 397-0807

Mobile Homes
640 for Sale


CASH DEALS. We Love Em! We
will give you the very best pricing
in North Florida on new or used
manufactured homes! 800-769-0952

Classifled Department: 755-5440

t640 Mobile Homes
640 for Sale

2000, 1456 SqFt. Doublewide
4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Glamour bath,
Beautiful Deck. 20% Down, Only
$517.66 per/mth. MUST SELL!
Call Ron 386-397-4960
31 Used Doublewides from Disney
Area. Now in Lake City. A/C, steps,
cable ready w/TV, telephone,
furnished, pots & pans, dishes, &
silverware. Perfect for Rental
Properties or Starter Home.
Great Deals, While they Last!
Mobile Homes and Modulars
Move over Palm & Jake, the new
#1 home is here. Guaranteed
Gary Hamilton Homes 758-6755
DELIVER. DOUG 386-288-2617
$500 DOWN
CALL 386-752-7751
BUY NEW Dream Home For Only
5% Down, With a 750 Beacon.
Will Finance.
Call Buddy 386-364-1340

640 Mobile Homes
640 for Sale
YOU! CALL STEVE 386-365-8549
NEED A Home?
Call 386-364-1340 Ask For Buddy.
We have several
New & Used to Choose from.
CALL TIM 386-288-2016
CALL 386-752-7751

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FOR A "QUALITY" HOME FSBO: BLANE Estates Beautiful !! Owner Finance !!
FOREASONABL E PRICE 4BR/2BA, 2,300 sq ft MH. 1998 24X48 3/2 on small lot
AT A REASONABLE PRICE 1 acre lot. $108,000. 1903 SW Judy Glen
386-752-7751 Contact number 850-251-1731 Call 386-867-0048

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ALMOST NEW Bedroom set.
2 night stands, dresser with mirror.
chest of drawers. $1,500.
Call 386-755-7804

416 Sporting Goods
POOL TABLE - Gorgeous Brand
new 8' wood table. Leather pocke;.
Italian 1" slate, carved legs. Still in
Crate! Cost $4,500. Sell $1,350.
Can Deliver. 352-494-0333
Sportcraft Treadmill
TX400. Excellent Condition.
lyr old. $200 cash
Call 386-758-9686

S19 TV-Radio &
- Recording
RCA 7" Portable
DVD/CD/MP3 Player
Brand New. $250.
Call 386-689-2714

420 Wantedto Buy...,,
Payment in advance for standing
pine timber. Large or small tracts
Call 386-454-1484 or 961-1961

430 Garage Sales
DEC 15, 16, 17; 7:30 - 4:30. 231.
S.E. Brown St. off Baya Near V.A
Household, baby fum, lamps,
pictures, Decor, & winter clothes.
FRI 9-2, Sat 8-2.41 & Baya go
South to Alamo, or McFarlane to
Grandview, follow signs.Compute r.
movies ,fum & more 386-752-7747
Moving Sale: 6 Piece Oak Queen
BR suite, 3 piece leather LR set.
cherry coffee & end tables, TVs.
Appls., Oak DR set & more.
386-755-7226/ 344-0238/,867-03_6
Wed-Sat: 755-0692
Indoors/Outdoors. Fresh laundered
Winter clothes. New Christmas gi fi,
& misc.,W/D 1987 Ford P/U. 8-'
3 blocks behind KC's Produce
Yard Sale: Sat. 8-?
CR 240, between 47 & 247. To) .,.
Household, Kids Winter Clothes &
Christmas items. Call 755-2586

440 Miscellaneous

Brand New Gun Cabinets. Hold $
guns with lock door & lock ,
storage for ammunition. Still in
shipping boxes from factory.
While they last $100.00 Each.
Call 386-719-4840

FOR $500 FIRM. 386-397-3620
FOR SELL: 2 Computer Chairs,
Exercise Bike, & Electric Treadmill.
Excellent con. All items $400.00,
Will sell separately. 386-719-3867
Please call after 6:00 p.m.
HITACHI VIDEO Camera in good
working condition with Battery and
Charger, w/extra attachments.
$100.00. Call 386-755-3682
. HOT TUB - $1,795. LOADED!
Never used. Waterfall, therapy jets,
LED lights, cupholders, 11 Ov
energy efficient. With warranty.
Can deliver 352-376-1600
Lose Weight for the LAST TIME!
Free Samples!
Call 904-346-1127

450 Good Things
4 to Eat
Pies For Any Occasion
Variety of Flavors
Call New # 386-288-3723

2005 Grand Caravan gold ..................................'16,995 2003 Impala 4 door, gold.........................................'10,99 , 2003 PT Cruiser 4 door, PPL................................... 12,9 9o i tS oafari 2 aoor, olue.............................................. u, 5,1u
2005 Pacifica 4 door, blue ............................. 21,995 2004 Silverado 1500 red............................. 16,995 2005 Liberty 4 door, silver ......................................20,995 1997 Tracker 2 door, white................................4,995
2005 Town & Country 4 door, silver, 20K ..........'19,995 1997 Cirrus 4 door, white ...................................'6,995 2000 C/K 1500 2 door, blue .................................... 13,995 2002 Camaro 2 door, convertible, red ....................'14,995
2002 Sebring 2 door, convertible, tan/gold..............'15,995 2003 Jetta 4 door, black.................... ............... 14,995 1998 F150 2 door, green ..............................................'9,270 2002 Ram Van 1500 cargo, white.............. 13,995
2004 Wrangler 2 door, gray/brown ....................'23,995 2003 Ram 1500 4 door, blue ..................................17,995 2005 Neon 4 door, silver ............................ ..............13,995 1993 Ranger 2 door, green ........................................ 4,995
2004 Neon 4 door sliver .......... .............$.11,995 2000 Town & Country 4 door, van, gold................'9,995 2005 2500 quad cab, white........ .......... ..............'34,295 2004 F-250 4 door, crew, white.................................. 34,270
2005 Sebring 4 door, gray ......................................'13,995 2004 Grand Caravan red ....................................'16,995 2002 Ram 1500 4 door, blue..................................'12,995 2004 Le Sabre Limited 4 door, white ................ 19,995
2005 Taurus 4 door wagon, white............................'13,995 2005 Ram 1500 4 door, almond....... ............... 20,995 1999 Eldorado 2 door, red .................................12 514 1998 Cirrus 4 door, gray..............................................'5,995
2005 Caravan champagne ......................................'15,995 2004 Liberty 4 door, silver ......................................'17,995 2000 F150 2 door, black ..................... ................ '9,995 2004 Stratus 4 door, green ...................................... 13,275
2005 Town & Country 4 door., white ..................*19,995 2004 Ram 1500 4 door, quad cab, gray ..................'21,011 1999 Ram 1500 white........ ...... .............. 11,995 2000 Solara 2 door, coupe................................ 14,775
2005 Pacifica 4 door, silver ........ ....................'.21,995 2003 Ram 1500 4 door, blue ..................................'21,995 2004 Ram 1500 4 door, quad cab, almond ............$22,995 1995 Lumina 4 door, silver........................................ 4,995
2005 Caravan green ........................................16,995 2002 Caravan 4 door, blue ...................................'20,995 2004 Nissan Frontier 2 door, silver ....................14,995 2002 Sebring 2 door, convertible, blue.................. 13,995
2005 Grand Caravan 4 door, silver ....................'14,995 2000 Grand Cherokee 4 door, gray .........$....... '8,995 1996 Ram 1500 2 door, blue......... . ..................... ...... 6,995
2001 Cherokee 4 door, blue..........................12,995 2003 Grand Cherokee 4 door, blue........... 16........ ,995 2003 Matrix 4 door, blue ..........................................12,995

650 Mobile Home
650 & Land

3/2 DW. A/C on 1.5 acre lot
in Worthington Springs
Call 386-466-1104

4 BEDROOM 2 bath
home on land. Must sell.
,In Beautiful Deer Creek -
Only & $774 per/mth
Call Doug 386-288-2617

Brand New 2280 Sqft 4/2
w/ concrete foundation, driveway &
walk, deck & more. $134,900.
Close in. Gary Hamilton
Call 3861758-6755

650 Mobile Home
650 & Land

Clean 1560 sf 3/2 1993 DW, private
wooded acre, all lino, deck, new
metal roof. $63,900. Cash Only
Call 386-961-9181

FSBO 1998 Redman 28X52 3/2
on 1/2 acre lot. 5 min. from
Walmart, perfect location.
Call Steve at'386-590-1413

Handyman Special
3/2 DWMH on Gorgeous Oak
Shaded 5 acres, Owner Financing.
Zero down, $1,285 mth. $125K.
Call 352-215-1018

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1981 3/2 24X60 On 1/2 acre.
Owner Financing. 47S to King Rd
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650 Mobile Home
650 & Land
3BR/2BA DW on I acre corner lot.
Beautiful trees. $84,900.
Call 386-755-2065
Packages, while they last!
Call Ron Now!

705 Rooms for Rent
Weekly Rooms For Rent
Refrigerator, microwave,
cable & local calls
For more info call 386-755-6300

Unfurnished Apt.
710 For Rent
1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments
All very nice.
Convenient location.
Call 386-755-2423
1, 2, and 3 BR include MW, DW,
pool, fitness center and more.
Close to everything, Call Windsong
today 386-758-8455
Apartment with garage. 5 min. from
Timco & downtown.
386-755-4590 or 386-365-5150
2BR/1BA w/ Garage
$700 + Sec. Pets w/fee.
Call 386-752-9626

Newly Renovated, 2 Bedrooms
Starting at $600/mth.
Plus security. Pets allowed w/fee.
Call Lea.386-752-9626

720 Furnished Apts.
SFor Rent
Furnished Studio Apt. 1BR/1BA.
A/C, heat, newly renovated in town,
no smoking & no pets. Utilities inc.
$600/Mth. 1st, last & Deposit.
386-752-0653 or 386-961-4530

730 Unfurnished
SHome For Rent
2 BR, 2.5 BA 2600 SqFt
2 miles So Hwy 47
$900/mo 386-755-4050
or 386-752-2828
2br/2ba Home w fenced yard.
Appliances, private. Clean. No Pets.
$550/mth. 1st, last & damage.
Call 386-497-3016
3 BR/1.5 BA, 1200 sqft.
Storage shed & lawn maint. inc.
No Pets. $800 mth. 1st, last, & $500
Sec/dep required. 386-755-3633
3/1 Home. Close to Lake City.
2 car garage, screened back porch.
$900 mth +$600 Sec. Dep
Call Blaine 386-623-3166 or
Ryan 386-623-3182
3/1.5 near town, CH/A, W/D
Hook-ups, 4 person max. no pets,
clean, $600/mth, 1st, last & sec.
Call 386-397-3568
3BR/2BA Brick Home Near VA
Large fenced yard w/washer &
dryer, stove, refrig, lawn, maint., &
garbage p/up included. $850 mth,
1st, last & Sec/Dep. req. Call
Richard, Licensed Real Estate
Agent Call 386-867-1414
4BR/2BA on 2 acres
w/garage & utility room.
$1000/mth, Dep & Ref. required.
397-3500 or 755-2235 or 752-9144
Duplex For Lease: 2BR/1BA
w/garage, remodeled. CH/A, W/D
Hook Up & Dishwasher.
$590 mo, $600 dep. SE Hanover PI.
Call (352)377-7652
HOMES FROM $199/mo.
4% Down, 30 years at 5.5%
1-3br Foreclosures! For listings
1-800-749-8124 ext. F388
Taking Applications for 3/2 fenced
home on 7 acres w/pond. Ft. White
School district, appliances, W/D
Hook-up. $650/mthly + Sec/Dep.
Ref. + Credit Check. 386-590-6048

750 Business &
5 Office Rentals
1235 SF Building
All Utilities Furnished
A Bar Sales, Inc.
7 Days 7 am-7 pm
Historic Henderson House
Office/Retail 3000 total sqft.
$1,875/mnthly. 207 S. Marion Ave.
386-867-0048 or 386-752-7951
Medical Office Space for Rent
in Live Oak. Office has 2,10 sqft, 2
waiting areas & 8 exam rooms.
Lease for $1,850 mth. Contact
Poole Realty 386-209-1766
New Office Space For lease
with Baya frontage
900 sqft $750 mth
Call 386-752-4072
Warehouse in good neighborhood.
Great Location!
Must See!$850 mth
Call Lea 386-752-9626
Warehouse: 2 Offices for Lease.
Cannon Creek Industrial Park.
$800/mth per office space

805 Lots for Sale
1 ACRE Lot in Beautiful Kimberly
Oaks Subdivision. Heavily treed.
Cul-de-sac. $69,500. Owner

finance. Call 386-418-0108
3.64 Acres $50,000
50% Down with terms
1/2 mile north of Lake City
Call 386-965-5563

Live Oak: 17+ Beautiful Acreage,
private country living. Fenced, elec.,
phone, well, cncret slab, 289' front-
age. 386-755-5183 or 757-410-2138

810 Home for Sale
$12,000! 3BR/2BA
FOR LISTINGS 800-749-8124
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810 Home for Sale

3BR/1BA HOUSE You move.
Off Branford Hwy &
Bascom Norris Dr. $8,000
386-752-2404 leave a message.
No calls after 8:45 p.m.

3BR/2BA, 1,380 sq ft. (Heated)
Will not last at this price, $149,900
Call 386-754-5678

820 Farms &

5 Acres in Ft. White. Hwy 18 Rd
Frontage, wooded w/well & septic.
Partially fenced. Great private
homesite. Call 910-425-8745

Columbia City Area
5 ac.wooded homesite
$89,900 owner finance
Wooded or open.
Cash buyer- quick closing.
SPlease call 386-755-7541
lots starting at $89K.
Owner Financing. 386-754-7529
Chris Bullard Owner/Broker

830 Commercial

Hwy 90 & Cole Terr.
5000 Sqft Restaurant on 1.7 acres.
$1.7 M, Serious inquiries only

940 Trucks
02 FORD Ranger
Extended Cab, 4 Door
Red Hot! Call Danielle

04 TOYOTA Tacoma
Extended Cab
Excellent Condition
Call Rene 386-755-6500
2004 Mazda B3000 EXT Cab
Dual sport. PW, PL, tilt, cruise, V6,
AT. Only 18K Miles $13,995.
Call Kevin 800-788-3001

950 Cars for Sale
*Hondas from $500*
Police Impounds!
For listings call
1-800-749-8116 ext A760

01 FORD Focus ZX3
Low Miles, 2 Door Hatchback
Call Rene
Blue, 2 to Choose from
Call Danielle
05 HONDA Accord LX SE
Sunroof, Alloy Wheels, XM Radio.
Call Greg 386-755-6500
1994 Mitsubishi Galant LS
MUST sell for payoff.
$1,200 OBO
Call 386-697-1923

950 Cars for Sale
06 FORD Taurus
Fully Loaded, Low Miles.
Priced to Sell
Call Stan 352-281-2324
1954 Chevrolet
4 door, driveable, needs restoring.
$2,100 firm
Call 386-752-0013
1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royal
4 Dr Like New
Call 386-466-1104
1997 Chevy Lumina.
All the bells & whistles. Power
everything. 56K miles.
One owner. Excellent Condition
Great Buy @ $4,400. OBO
Call 386-961-9508 After 6:00

2001 Daewoo Nubria Only 30K
miles. PW, HT, HC. Runs great.
Only $4,900.
Call Byron 386-964-3200
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis LS
Only 29K miles, leather, loaded,
like new. Only $13,900
Call Jim 800-788-3001
2003 Chrysler 300M Special
Edition Sunroof, dual exhaust, every
option. One owner, 34K miles. Only
15,900. Call Beck Chrysler of
Starke 800-788-3001
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser.
PW, CD, Like new. $10,900.
Call Kevin 800-788-3001

2004 Ford Focus LX
4 AT, A/C, clean car.
Only $9,995.00
Call Byron 904-964-3200

950 Cars for Sale
2005 Pontiac Sunfire
2 Dr Coupe. Low miles,
very sporty. Only $9,980
Call Jim 800-788-3001
97 HONDA Accord EX
Sunroof, Alloy Wheels, 2 Door.
Call Greg 386-755-6500
98 CHEVY Lumina
Low Miles, Excellent Condition
Must See to Appreciate
Call Allen 386-984-5025

951 Recreational
1996 Coleman Pop/Up Camper 24ft
Sleeps 6 comfortably, kitchenette,
outside stove, & Roof A/C. $1,500
Call 386-623-1881

52 Vans & Sport
952 Util. Vehicles
02 HONDA Odyssey EX
Low Miles, Power Sliding Doors
Loaded. Call Stan Today

03 CHEVY Trailblazer LT
Leather Seats, Power Everything
Call Allen
2003 Ford Windstar Van
Loaded w/options. DVD player, etc.
Very nice. Call Kevin
2004 Jeep Liberty
PW, PC , tilt, cruise, co alloys, V6,
AT. Only $14,488
Call Byron 904-964-3200

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2005 Ford Freestar SE Minivan.
PW, PL, tilt, cruise, CD.
Very nice. $14,488.
Call Jim 904-964-3200

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LOCAL NEWS Shands awards quality nurses, 6A. Lake City Reporter THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 139, No. 227 1 TODAYS WEATHER 72 47 Mostly Sunny, 2A Opinion . . . . . . 4A Local . . . . . . . . 6A Obituaries . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . 4B Union County sheriff dies of heart attack From staff reports Union County Sheriff Jerry Whitehead, 60, died of a heart attack Wednesday at North Florida Regional Medical Center, sheriffs officials there said. Whitehead, who had been in office since 1985, fell ill Tuesday and was hospitalized for cold or flu-like symptoms, according to a news release from UCSO. He died at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Sheriff Whitehead Jerry was a friend to everyone. He went out of his way to help others, just like his dad, Chief Deputy Garry Seay said at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Our hearts are heavy and every one in the county and state is just numb. Whiteheads father, John Whitehead, was also Union County Sheriff. Third Circuit State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister, who grew up in Union County, said hes known Whitehead his entire life. He was one of the first people to congratu late me when I won state attorney, he said. Even though its not in his circuit, he con sidered me one of Lake Butlers hometown people and he went out of his way to congrat ulate us. He was a good small town sheriff. He knew how to do his job and also showed compassion when it was necessary. Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter called Whitehead a friend. He was a good man and mentor to me and Im going to miss him a lot, Hunter said. My heart goes out to his family and that commu nity for their loss. Columbia County Sheriffs Office Maj. Wallace Kitchings also knew Whitehead from their work as law enforcement officers. He was always willing to assist, he was a good man and he was also the dean of sher iffs, he said. He had a lot of wisdom about sheriffs office operations. Whitehead graduated from Lake City Community College and Union County High School. Seay will take over as sheriff until the gov ernor appoints a replacement pending the next election. High schools here get Cs By AMANDA WILLIAMSON Columbia High Schools grade declined and Fort White High Schools grade remained steady, despite a record num ber of high schools statewide earning As, according to a report released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education. Throughout Florida, nearly half of Floridas high schools earned an A grade for the past school year. Locally, CHS declined from a B in 2012 to a preliminary C in 2013, while FWHS remained steady at a C grade from 2012. Its hard to pinpoint the reason [for the decline], said School Superintendent Terry Huddleston. Im sure that Mr. Widergren at CHS, as well as district staff, will be breaking the numbers down to determine the areas where Columbia High dropped. The district and school staff will be looking at both schools numbers to see where cur riculum changes can be made to improve the overall school grades. THE NEW SLAVERY HUMAN TRAFFICKING Whitehead LOCAL NEWS High Springs Lions Club shops for a better Christmas for kids, 6A. FDOE GRADES RELEASED A record number of schools across state receive As. Quick Look CHS 2013=C; 2012=B FWHS 2013=C; 2012=C By TONY BRITT Human trafficking is a glob al problem and local officials want to curb its growth in North Central Florida. Human trafficking is compel ling someone to work or engage in a commercial sex act. Any minor exploited for commercial sex is a victim of human traf ficking. More than 30 North Central Florida law enforcement and justice system representatives spent close to two hours in Lake City Wednesday with Sen. Ted Yoho and representatives of the Department of Homeland Security thinking of ways to edu cate the public about the prob lem. According to Department of Homeland Security Statistics, in the United States in 2012 there were 894 human trafficking cases and 964 arrests. In 2013 there have been 1,777 cases and more than 1,877 people arrested. Yoho said hes learned that an estimated 22 million people a year in the world are traf ficked. He said other countries profit from human trafficking and there isnt a lot of publicity about it. If we are the nation we say we are, we need to look at our foreign policy and how we deal with people, he said. Yoho said its happening at restaurants where workers are illegal immigrants and paid less than minimum wage, with farm workers, domestic servants and in other areas of society. Dennis Davidson, with the DHS office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Scott Santoro, of the DHS Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, showed videos illustrating some of the indicators of human traf ficking. Santoro said human traffick Officials meet to discuss a growing problem By the numbers 894 cases of human trafcking in the United States in 2012 964 arrests from those cases 1,777 cases in 2013 1,877 arrests made Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Scott Santoro, of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, displays a poster advertising a campaign against human trafficking during an awareness meeting on Wednesday. TRAFFICKING continued on 3A GRADES continued on 3A Senators prepare springs legislation By JIM TURNER The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE A bipartisan group of senators is poised to introduce legislation to protect Floridas natural springs in what they expect to be the first in a series of measures aimed at improving lake, river and aquifer conditions statewide. Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, one of the authors of the pending legislation, said a focus of the measure would set goals for the reduction of nutrients that pour into the springs. The proposal, still being finalized, comes as an equally ambitious proposal has already started to advance in the Senate that would focus on South Florida waterways and as the next House and Senate leaders have declared the states water supply to be a key issue of their terms. I think its a realization by senators, par ticularly the incoming leadership of the House and Senate, that our environment is a tremen dous asset and one that is jeopardized right now, Simmons said. The funding needed and the revenue sourc es have yet to be set, Simmons said. Audubon of Florida estimates that the work needed to increase the flow of water into the natural springs that run throughout central and northern Florida, while reduc ing pollutants entering the springs, could SPRINGS continued on 6A County to address details of radio system upgrades By TONY BRITT Columbia County offi cials will discuss the lat est details for improving county communications as they look at the possibil ity of adding an 800 MHz communications system update. The estimated cost of the project is $18.5 mil lion. Officials will discuss the proposal during the 5:30 p.m. Columbia County Commission meeting today at the Columbia County School Board Administrative Complex Auditorium, 372 W. Duval St. Columbia County has been working on an upgrade to its countywide communi cations system, which has been dubbed by county offi cials the 800 MHz project or P25 project. The proposed project is basically changing the complete foundation by which we operate com munications where we completely go to a differ ent bandwidth, said Dale Williams, county manager. The 800 MHz system uses a different bandwidth than the county uses for its current communications system. However, there have been recent problems with static and outages as well as bad reception in parts of the county. The system that we work in now, pretty much there is no room for errors, Williams said. Everybody starts talk ing over one another, we have interference problems and what were trying to do is avoid that. I do not expect the board to approve this Thursday night, Williams said, What I expect the board to do is get and receive an update and to take steps to continue to move in this direction. But one does not consider a potential $18.5 million proj ect without doing a lot of COUNTY continued on 3A U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, speaks at a Human Trafficking Awareness Meeting at the Columbia County Sheriffs Office on Wednesday.


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Record highRecord low Normal month-to-dateNormal year-to-date THU 7247 FRI 7654 SAT 7961 SUN 7963 MON 7449 WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed 67 70 77 68 61 6666 35 34 52 46 36 38 37 Actual highActual low Average highAverage low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Thursday, Dec. 19 Thursday's highs/Thursday night's low 5 Moderate mins to burn 30 Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Mostly cloudy Isolated storms Mostly cloudy 9:26 a.m. HI LOHI LOHI LOHI LOHI LO 2013 53.85" 8:42 p.m. 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Anthony won’t have to pay debts TAMPA — A bankruptcy judge has ruled that Casey Anthony won’t have to pay most of her debts, discharging what she owes except for those related to student loans or criminal fines, if she has them. Judge K. Rodney May signed the order Tuesday for Anthony, who filed for bankruptcy in Florida earlier this year, claim-ing about $1,000 in assets and $792,000 in liabilities. Court papers list Anthony as unemployed, with no recent income. Most of her liabilities are legal bills. Anthony was acquitted of murder in 2011 in the death her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, and has been in hiding since then. In November, the federal bankruptcy judge approved a settlement between Anthony and a Texas search group that helped look for Caylee whose remains were found in December 2008, about six months after she had gone missing in Orlando. Casey Anthony waited a month to report the toddler missing and was arrested in October 2008. The nationally televised trial lasted for six weeks and ended in her acquit-tal on the murder charge, but she was convicted on charges of lying to law enforcement. Texas Equusearch Mounted Search and Recovery will be allowed to have an unsecured claim of $75,000 in Anthony’s bankruptcy case under the terms of the settlement. It’s unclear if Equusearch will see any of the money. According to a court document signed by May, the discharge does not dis-miss the case. “It does not determine how much money, if any, the trustee will pay to credi-tors,” the document said. “Most, but not all, types of debts are discharged if the debt existed on the date the bankruptcy case was filed.” Some debts are not discharged during a bank-ruptcy case, including most taxes, domestic support obligations, student loans and debts for personal injuries or death caused by the debtor’s operation of a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft while intoxicated.Firefighters find body, rescue dog OCALA — Fire officials say they found a body inside an Ocala home fol-lowing a fire. The fire broke out late Tuesday and officials found the body early Wednesday morning. The Ocala Star-Banner reports officials couldn’t initially determine the sex of the victim. Assistant Fire Chief Brian Stoothoff told the newspa-per firefighters received the first call shortly before 9 p.m. and that flames were shooting from the roof when they arrived a few minutes later. The fire was under control by 9:20 p.m. Russell Kirk, who lives across the street, says he saw the fire and ran to the front door, but it was locked. He says his girlfriend called 911 while he checked other doors. The pool door was unlocked and he rescued a dog from a cage.Positive ID made on attacker bear LONGWOOD — Wildlife authorities have positively identified a bear that mauled a woman who was walking her dogs ear-lier this month. But wildlife authorities said Wednesday that the bear won’t be euthanized since she was captured with two of her cubs. Two other bears were euthanized after the attack on suspicions that they may have been responsible for the woman’s injuries. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials say the mother bear and her two cubs will receive temporary care from Busch Gardens in Tampa.Timberlake has year’s top iTunes albumNEW YORK B eyonce’s new album was released just last week, but it’s already the second bestselling album on iTunes this year. Apple announced Tuesday that the diva’s self-titled album is behind only Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience.” Beyonce’s fifth album sold more than 617,000 units in three days. Albums from Imagine Dragons, Jay Z and Drake round out the top 5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have the top-selling song with “Thrift Shop.” Their hit, “Can’t Hold Us,” placed fifth. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” ‘’Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons and Pink’s “Just Give Me a Reason” ranked second, third and fourth. “Skyfall” is the year’s top-selling movie and “Breaking Bad” is the leading TV show. Candy Crush Saga, Limited is the top free app for iPhones and iPads. Candy Crush is also the top paid app for iPads. The top paid app for iPhones is Minecraft, Pocket Edition, Mojang.Shooting victim’s family sues Aaron Hernandez HARTFORD — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been sued by the family of a man he’s accused of kill-ing while police investigate the death of another person on the periphery of that case. The wrongful-death lawsuit was filed Monday in Superior Court in New Bedford, Mass., according to The Herald-News, based in nearby Fall River. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the June 17 shooting death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-profes-sional football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s girlfriend. He is held without bail. The lawsuit alleges Hernandez “maliciously, willfully, wantonly, recklessly or by gross negligence caused Odin Lloyd to suffer personal injuries that directly resulted in his death.” The Lloyd family’s attorney, Kevin J. Phelan, declined to comment on Tuesday. ‘Poppins’ among 25 films to be preserved WASHINGTON — Just in time for a new movie about the making of “Mary Poppins,” the 1964 Disney classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress so future generations of Americans can see it. Curators said it was a coincidence that they selected “Mary Poppins” just ahead of its 50th anniversary and during the release of the new Disney film “Saving Mr. Banks,” which is about the making of the movie. Steve Leggett, program coor-dinator for the library’s National Film Preservation Board, said “Mary Poppins” had been on the short list of picks many times before. “It’s just a title that everyone has seen and recognizes, and the musical numbers and just the Julie Andrews and the shim-shim-a-ree — it’s just become a real, imbued part of our culture,” he said. 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Thought for Today Scripture of the Day“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people, And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David; As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began.” — Luke 1:68-70 “Never tell the truth to peoplewho are not worthy of it.” — Mark Twain TONY BRITT /Lake City ReporterCelebrating safely with Recipes for the RoadGina Busscher (from left), FDOT District 2 public i nformation officer, looks through the non-alcoholic recipe book given at the Celebrate Sa fely press conference Tuesday as DeeDee Johnson pours Bubba McDonald and Shayne Morg an, Columbia Traffic Safety Team chairman, a non-alcoholic Christmas punch made from a recipe in the book. 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Summer eld 17950 US Hwy. 441 Tallahassee 1511 Killearn Center Blvd.’tis the time to buy! 1.9% APR1 for up to 60 months on any vehicle 2008 or newerAs low as ing victims walk among us each day and the general public just needs to recog-nize the signs. He called it modern-day slavery. “More people are enslaved today that at any other time in history,” he said, noting that the traffickers don’t need shackles or chains anymore, because they use fear through sexual assault, threat of deportation and other forms of intimidation. He suggested local law enforcement agencies form a task force to deal with the human trafficking issue before it becomes more prevalent in Florida. The major concepts discussed during the meeting included the need to (1) Prevent human traf-ficking through outreach and training; (2) Protect victims with a centered approach to law enforce-ment investigations and immigration laws and (3) Prosecute by following through with law enforce-ment investigations. Authorities also learned about the Blue Campaign, a program launched by the Department of Homeland Security in 2010 to end human trafficking. Yoho offered help to local law enforcement departments indicating his office would help them apply for federal grants to attack human trafficking. “Our goal is to make sure in our communities, it’s zero tolerance for human trafficking,” he said. TRAFFICKINGContinued From 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterClay County Sheriff’s Office Cpt. Barry Abramowitz asks what can be done to enhance the penalties of those involved in human trafficking. The number of high schools in Florida receiv-ing an A grade increased 17 percent, according to FDOE data. From 2011 to 2013, the number of high schools evaluated as “A” schools increased from 148 (31 percent) to 240 (48 per-cent) in 2013. The number of B schools declined 17 percent from 47 percent to 30 percent. Statewide, the preliminary number of high schools earning C’s increased two percent since 2011, jumping from 72 schools to 87 schools. CHS held a B grade for three years prior to 2013, but this year the school dropped. FDOE penal-ized them for not having adequate growth for at-risk students. Only 47 percent of the school’s students scored satisfactory or high-er on reading tests, and only 54 percent scored sat-isfactory or higher on math scores. Fort White High School earned a C last year, but held a B grade for four years prior to 2012. FDOE also penalized FWHS for not having adequate growth for at-risk students. According to department reports, 55 percent of students at FWHS scored satisfactory or higher on end-of-course reading tests, and only 54 scored satisfactory or high-er on end-of-course math exams. In July, the Florida Department of Education released school grades for middle school and elemen-tary schools across the county. Seven schools in Columbia County received lower grades than the year before, three schools remained steady and one school improved. “It’s really hard to compare [elementary and sec-ondary schools] because of the number of changes in the school grading pro-cess,” Huddleston said. “There’s just been so many changes in the last couple years in the grading scale you can’t compare them.” The Columbia County School District used dif-ferent models for instruc-tion last year. But this year they implemented the Florida Continuous Improvement Model dis-trict-wide to ensure that students mastered the standards being taught. Designed to engage the student, Huddleston said the model allows teachers to use various assess-ments to discover whether their stu-dents have mastered material at each grade level. If a student fails the assessment, a teacher will be required to reteach the lessons. “With more high schools earning A’s, it is clear that our teachers are succeed-ing in providing Florida students with a quality edu-cation,” Gov. Rick Scott said in a news release announc-ing the numbers. But the high grades will also spark tougher stan-dards under a State Board of Education rule, adopt-ed in 2011, that requires the standards to rise if 75 percent of any group of schools makes the two highest marks. State offi-cials said Wednesday this marked the first time the new rule has been used. For example, high schools will now have to score 70 percent of the points avail-able on the state’s grading system, up from 66 percent, to get an A. The stan-dard will increase from 62 percent to 65 percent for a B, and there will be smaller increases in the scores nec-essary for C and D grades. “The bar continues to rise, and we have to just continue to work harder to meet that,” Huddleston said. “In the past, when the bar was raised, we might not have hit it in the first year. But, our teachers buckled down and our stu-dents buckled down. They work harder, and we meet the expectations.” As a last minute attempt to ensure stability in school grades, the state Board of Education implemented a policy over the summer that kept schools from dropping more than one letter grade during transition. The state Department of Education is currently moving toward Common Core State Standards, a more rigorous form of instruction than the current Next Generation State Standards. Though seven schools in the state benefited from this policy, schools in Columbia County did not require the assistance, according to state reports. Counties surrounding Columbia received mixed grades. Hamilton County dropped over the last three years, ending in an F grade for 2013. Gilchrist County’s two schools both earned A grades, while Suwannee County high schools both earned C rankings for the past school year. Union County earned a B grade, declining from an A grade the year before. GRADESContinued From 1A due diligence.” The proposed upgrade encompasses up to 10 communications towers countywide. The county has communications tow-ers and some are fine, but others will need to be upgraded and some replaced. Radio wave equipment and other infrastructure equipment will need to be purchased and radios in county vehicles will have to be upgraded in order to receive the new signal. Land will need to be purchased for the new towers and backup gen-erators added to each site in case of power interrup-tion. County officials on Thursday will also hear an update on the salary survey that was request-ed earlier in the year. Results from the survey were received Tuesday though it is only a rough draft. “Once it’s in final form there needs to be some strategies formed to carry out the recom-mendations of the sur-vey and those strategies need to be discussed by the board,” Williams said. “I personally do not see anything related to the survey being imple-mented until the next fis-cal year.” The board has said that when it received the sur-vey it would consider giv-ing county employees a bonus. “I don’t expect the commissioners to discuss a bonus,” Williams said. “I don’t know in what amount it may be, but that is a pos-sibility. Bonuses are non-recurring — you pay for them one time and you don’t have to pay for them again. The board has indi-cated if they weren’t able to implement pay raises this year, they may entertain a bonus.” COUNTYContinued From 1A ‘The bar continues to rise and we have to just continue to work harder to meet that.’ — Terry Huddleston, Superintendent of schoolsBy the numbers17% increase in the number of Florida high schools receiving ‘A’ grades17% decrease in the number of Florida high schools receiving ‘B’ grades2% increase in the number of Florida high schools receiving ‘C’ grades


OPINION Thursday, December 19, 2013 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities — “Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: Saving our water – the work begins Compromise to the rescue W ashington is try-ing to rescue itself. The Republican method is too much compromise, although that’s still better than none. President Barack Obama’s strategy is policy sleights of hand and staff shuffles. While no piece of this takes us where we need to go, the GOP at least is stumbling in the right direction. Let’s visit first with the negative side of what Republicans did. Backing a deal done between the budget chairs of the House and Senate, House Republicans agreed to still more excessive federal spending that is also excessive national jeopardy. Especially considering that there was no simultaneous agreement on long-term, crucial entitlement reforms to prevent debt catastro-phe, this would be highly objection-able if it were not for three matters that good sense forbids ignoring. One is that the deal cancels some reckless sequestration cuts few had wanted to go into effect in the first place. Two is that the Democrats also did some truly commend-able yielding. Three is that the Democrats were highly unlikely to yield more and that the alternative to this shaking of hands and final Senate passage could have been a government shutdown. That would have shut down any GOP chance of obtaining power sufficient to do something more important some-day. ... Let’s change the subject, said Obama, promising that he would devote himself for the rest of his term to reducing income inequal-ity. And how better to start than with a false assertion, namely saying that middle class incomes have been stagnant since the late 1970s. Actually, according to the Congressional Budget Office, they had been scooting upwards at a healthy pace prior to the recent recession. To make everything more evensteven, our leader wants to raise the minimum wage. Does he know that only a tiny percent of hourly work-ers earn the minimum wage? That average minimum wage earners are in households that have an overall decent income? That the minimal good it will do for some will be off-set by all the people who will lose their jobs or have their work hours reduced? Overlooking the fact that virtually all poverty increases in the decades before the last recession were a consequence of immigration, anoth-er of his answers is to continue importing uneducated, unskilled workers in numbers too great to be assimilated. Do they consequently get bliss here? Some do, but some suffer. There’s more, some of it complicated, none of it quite what’s needed, and even if his new staff-ers advise him more ably than past ones, I seriously doubt any significant enlightenment will occur minus an ideological reversal nowhere signaled. What’s needed in the absence of significantly more Democratic yielding in Congress is to put Republicans in control of the Senate as well as the House, a pos-sibility I would have ruled out until lately. W ith a $1 billion state budget surplus projected for next year, everybody wants a big-ger piece of the pie. Nearly half of the surplus will go to reduced auto registration fees, if Gov. Rick Scott has his way. A sizable portion should also go to preserving North Florida’s freshwater rivers, lakes and springs, the lifeblood of the local ecosys-tem – not to mention the local economy. Five state senators, including District 5’s Charlie Dean, are collaborating to make it happen. Author David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, told the News Service of Florida his bill “will encourage the use of recycled water and water storage for farmers and developers, limit how much water can be withdrawn from springsheds, and create protection zones intended to reduce pollutants from entering the water bodies.” The projected cost isn’t yet known.Nor are the details, in which the devil often dwells. The “one-size-fits-all” approach of an early draft we saw of Simmons’ bill gave us pause. What’s good for Silver Spring may not be best for our Ichetucknee. We’ll wait and see, and hope for the best.There are other good signs on the local water-preservation front as well, according to the News Service of Florida. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has included $5.2 mil-lion in next year’s budget for keeping nutri-ents out of North Florida springs, and the Department of Environmental Protection has added $15 million for springs restoration to its 2014 budget. Not enough to undo decades of neglect, but surely a good start. It’s too early to tell how much of this will actually pan out, but lawmakers statewide just may have awakened to what’s at stake with our endangered rivers, lakes and springs – and come to realize the issue is every bit as much about economics as environmentalism. “We all know that Florida’s economy is tied to tourism, but there’s no reason why it can’t be tied to ecotourism,” incoming Senate President Andy Gardiner said recently. Welcome words, and just what folks in Columbia County have been saying all along. We’re glad to finally have some company.T his is the slightly twisted time of year when we look back with fond-ness, horror, disbelief and no little amount of wincing to review what came out of the mouths of our politicians since January. Our pols are as irrepressible as ever. After House Republicans shut down the federal government for 16 days, costing the economy at least $25 billion, some couldn’t stop boasting. Rep. Michele Bachman, R-Minn., exulted, “We’re very excited. It’s exactly what we wanted, and we got it.” Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., said of the shutdown, “We’re not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.” Not to worry, Congressman. Nobody does. All year, politicians argued about immigration reform, trying to fig-ure out how to treat America’s 11 million undocumented workers. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, gained no Hispanic votes after saying of immigrants, “For every one who’s a valedictorian, there’s another 100 out there who weigh 130 pounds and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert.” Don Young, R-Alaska, observed, “My father had a ranch. We used to hire 50 to 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes.” President Barack Obama, whose ratings plummeted after the botched rollout of his health care plan, tried to remain above the fray but couldn’t resist jabbing oppo-nents. “I’m taking my charm offen-sive on the road,” Obama vowed. “A Texas barbeque with Ted Cruz, a Kentucky bluegrass concert with Rand Paul, and a book-burning with Michele Bachmann.” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, had a bad year. Democrats chided him for getting little done but holding 40 meaningless votes to repeal Obamacare. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., called Boehner, “A coward! He’s a cow-ard!” Tea Partiers threatened to dump Boehner as speaker. The three moderate Republicans left just shook their heads. “I’m what you’d call a regular guy with a big job,” Boehner said. Later he said discon-solately, “I need this job like I need a hole in the head.” Lest anyone miss Sarah Palin after she quit as Alaska’s governor, she began campaigning against people she claims hate Christmas. “I bet Charles Darwin never under-stood this: If the world could be described as truly survival of the fit-test, why would people collectively be stricken with the spirit of gener-osity in December?” She also noted, “Atheism’s track record makes the Spanish Inquisition seem like Disneyland by comparison.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., expressed outrage at Republican plans to cut more spending. “The cupboard is bare. There’s no more cuts to make,” she insisted. Democrats then defended $25 billion in subsidies to farm con-glomerates. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., poster boy for partisanship, said: “I have trouble listening to what (Dick Cheney) says sometimes because of the blood that drips from his teeth while he’s talking. ... He’s just angry because the president doesn’t shoot old men in the face. But by the way, when he was done speaking, did he just then turn into a bat and fly away?” As Congress debated an epidemic of rapes in the military, Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., scoffed: “Gee whiz. The hormone level created by nature sets in place the possibility for these types of things to occur.” The hottest topic remains Obamacare, ruled constitutional by the Supreme Court. Rep. Jim Bridenstein, R-Okla., might be sketchy on how government works but knows his mind: “Just because the Supreme Court rules on some-thing doesn’t necessarily mean that that’s constitutional.” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tried to insist funding Obamacare is akin to appeasing Hitler. “If you go to the 1940s, Nazi Germany, look, we saw in Britain, Neville Chamberlain, who told the British people, ‘Accept the Nazis. ... We can’t possibly stand against them.’” The people at “Vital Speeches” are quivering. Q Scripps Howard News Service Top D.C. jabs, quotes of 2013 Q Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard newspapers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado. Jay AmbroseSpeaktoJay@aol.com4AOPINION


LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 5A 5A COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by e-mail at elawson@lakecityreporter. com. TODAY Community Outreach Ministry Pointing People to Christ meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at 284 SW Beech Street. The pub lic is invited. Call Essie Wilson at 386-755-1483 for more information. Dec. 21 Christmas Extravaganza B&S Combs Elks Lodge will be hosting its Christmas Extravaganza for the kids on Dec. 21, 2013 from 12-4 p.m. at B&S Combs Elks Lodge, 1688 NE Washington St. Please contact Carlos Brown at 386-288-6235 for more information. Christmas party VFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, is host ing their Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 21. Kickstart will perform at 8 p.m. Well provide fin ger foods, you bring your friends and well all have a good time. The party is open to the public. Call 386752-5001 for more. Healthy Soul Food The Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program invites the community to a Healthy Soul Food Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 21 at noon at Trinity United Methodist Church, 248 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. The workshop is sponsored by Brook Mobley of DaVita Kidney Specialists of Northern Florida. The consultants are Mrs. Elizabeth Jones and Mr. Walter Jones Jr. of Philadephia, Pennsylvania. For additional information call 386-752-4074. Dec. 24 Communion Service Haven Hospice, 6037 W US 90, will host a Holy Communion service on Christmas Eve at the Community Room at Haven Hospice at 6 p.m. The thirty minute service, A Family Tradition, will include Christmas carols, the read ing of the Christmas story and serving communion. Everyone is invited. Call Chaplain Donna Carlile at 386-752-9191 for more. Dec. 25 Christmas dinner Merry Christmas from VFW Post 2206. We will have a Christmas dinner from 1-3 p.m. at 343 Forest Lawn Way. Cost is $7 per person. The dinner is open to the public. Call 386-7525001 for more. Dec. 31 New Years Eve party VFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, is host ing their New Years Eve Party on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Kickstart will perform at 7 p.m. Well provide finger foods, party favors and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. The party is open to the public. Call 386-752-5001 for more. Jan. 5 Zumba Class Sarah Sandlin, Zumba Instructor fot the City of Lake City, is offering a free Zumba class on Jan. 5 at the Teen Town city building at Youngs Park from 4-5 p.m. This will be a beginners class where youll learn all the basic moves of this pop ular dance form. After the free class, a regular Zumba class will be held for $5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Email Sarah at lakecityzumba@ for more. Jan. 14 Medicare Seminar The Lifestyle Enrichment Center is sponsoring a free educational Medicare sem inar on Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 5-6 p.m. Irv Crowetz of C/C & Associates, Inc. will moderate the seminar. RSVP to 386-755-3476 x 107. Jan. 17 Masonic Banquet Gold Standard Lodge #167 will be hosting their annual Masonic Banquet on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Westside Community Center. For tickets and more information, contact Chris at 386-623-3611 or Mike at 386-867-6675. Jan. 18 King Breakfast The Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program and Youth for Christ Ministry invite the community to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 85th Birthday Observance Breakfast at the Womans Club, 257 SE Hernando Street. Brooke Mobley of Davita Kidney Specialists of Northern Florida will be the guest speaker. Tickets may be purchased for $20; tables may also be reserved. Call 386-752-4074 for more. Volunteers needed Shands LakeShore Shands LakeShore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for vol unteers to work a variety of positions around the hos pital. Volunteers are asked to work a four-hour shift once per week, but are wel come to work more often. Volunteers are needed to drive the shuttle car and help with jobs in the hospi tal. If you have some time to donate, come to the gift shop and pick up an appli cation or call (386)2928000, ext. 21216. Lake City Medical Lake City Medical Center is looking for volunteers. If you have any extra time and a heart for volunteer ism, please call (386) 7583385 for more information or visit the hospitals web site at Lakecitymedical. com or you can stop by the front desk and pick up a paper application. United Way United Way of Suwannee Valley is recruiting volun teers who are willing to be called upon to staff the Columbia County Emergency Operations Centers Information Center during disasters. These volunteers serve as the link between the coun ty emergency management offices and the public when the EOC is activated for disasters. Anyone willing to serve in this capacity when needed or can recruit volunteers through your church or civic organization should call Jenn Sawyer, United Way of Suwannee Vallety long-term recovery coordinator, at 752-5604, ext. 101. Hospice of Nature Coast Hospice of the Nature Coast is searching for individuals who are inter ested in volunteering in the, Columbia, Suwannee Hamilton and Lafayette areas. Volunteers are need ed to provide general office support and non-medical assistance to patients and their families. Hospice vol unteers can provide servic es such as: telephone calls, socialization, light meal preparation, shopping or errands and staffing infor mation booths at seasonal festivals. Specialized train ing will be provided. To volunteer contact Volunteer Manager Drake Varvorines at 386-755-7714 or email: dvarvorines@hospiceofthe ONGOING Donate Books The Friends of the Library need books for our book sale. Our great est need is for gently used paperback fiction. Please bring your donations to the main library. Open registration The Boys Club of Columbia County is now registering for their winter program which is on now through March 1. Fees for the session are $200 and include transportation from all elementary, junior and high schools. The club offers a vari ety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, game rooms, library and special events. The club offers a homework pro gram with tutorial help for all children. A computer lab is also available. Call 752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way for more information. Housing assistance The Greater Lake City Community Development Corp. Inc. provides servic es to area resident want ing to become homeown ers. CDC offers financial literacy training, credit review, preand post-own ership counseling and homeownership education by professional instructors and credit counselors. The agency office is at 363 NW Bascon Drive. For more information call (386) 7529785, email greaterlakec or visit its website at greaterlake Program available The Five Wishes Workshop is available to community groups, civic clubs, and churches in Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette and Suwannee counties. Larry Geiger, public relations manag er for the Hospice of the Nature Coast, will facilitate the workshop at no cost. Five Wishes is a easy to complete legal living will document that spells out the medical, personal, emo tional and spiritual needs. To schedule a workshop, contact Geiger at 755-7714 or (866) 642-0962. Grief support The Grief Share Support Group, a ministry of Orchard Community Church, meets every Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in room D at the Willowbrook Assisted Living center, 1580 S. Marion Ave. The group offers caring support for those who have lost a loved one, through videos, dis cussion time, and prayer. There are fees. For infor mation call 288-7429. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Barwick leads the Pledge Jeremy Barwick, an Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America, Troop 85 at First Presbyterian Church, prepares to lead the Pledge of Allegiance during the Republican Party of Florida luncheon at Florida Gateway Colleges Howard Conference Center on Tuesday. Henrietta Jackie Mowman Mrs. Henrietta Jackie Mowman passed away Friday, December 13, 2013. Henrietta, affection ately known as Jackie was born July 7, 1943 to George and Alberta Jackson. Both precede her in death. She was educated in the Hamilton County school system. She received Christ at an early age. Jackie was the founder of Angel Community Outreach Church, Inc. and was the Mother of the church. Jackie was a faithful member under the leadership of Pastor Minnie Gomes and Overseer Apostle Dr. Cleopatra J. Steele. Others preceding her in death: son, Karl T. Mowman and daughter, Bar bara Mowman. Her sudden death is a loss to all who knew her. Left to cherish memories: daugh ter, Bartenna Lumpkin, White Springs, FL; grandsons, Antonio Brown & family, Reidsville, GA, Antoninmo Johnson & family, Gainesville, FL; goddaughters, Nancy Davis and Michelle Mow man; uncle, Francis Williams, White Springs, FL; cousin, Mar tha McCain, Jennings, FL; hosts of other relatives and friends. Funeral services for Ms. Hen rietta J. Mowman will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Miracle Tabernacle Church, 1190 SW Sisters Wel come Road, Eugene Martin, Pastor, Apostle Dr. Cleopatra J. Steele, Overseer/ Founder, Pas The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2013 at Angel Community Out reach Church, 443 North Mar ion Avenue. Lake City, FL. Arrangements entrusted to COMBS FUNERAL HOME 292 NE Washington Street, Lake City, FL, (386) 752-4366, Marq Combs-Turner, L.F.D. The Caring Professionals Carolyn Lee Flowers Mrs. Carolyn Lee Flowers, 68, passed away December 8, 2013. She was born on September 10, 1945 in Miami. She worked at Ral lys for many years, where she loved working and loved her cus tomers. Caro lyn was a huge admirer of but Cedar Key, Florida was her favorite place to be. Carolyn was a member of Corner stone Baptist Church in Fort White. Carolyn was survived by her hus band of 43 years Jacob Flowers of Georgia. Son Jacob Allen (Car melitta) Flowers, 2 sisters, Linda and Margaret Ann, brother-inlaw Charles Flowers and 5 grand children Andrew, Jimmy, Ayla, Eugene and Joshua. Carolyn is preceded by her parents Lonnie and Evelyn Strickland, brother Marshall Strickland and greatgranddaughter Aliannah Thomas. Carolyn will be missed and loved dearly by family and friends. Her service will be Satur day, December 21, 2013 at 10:00am at Cornerstone Baptist Church of Fort White, Florida. Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. HAVE QUESTIONS ON AUTO INSURANCE? CHAT WITH NICOLE 755-1666 Need A Quote? Columbia Countys Most Wanted Funded by the Crime Stoppers Trust Fund; Administered by the Of ce of the Attorney General CALL (386) 754-7099 OR SUBMIT A WEB TIP AT WE DO NOT WANT YOUR NAME, JUST YOUR INFORMATION! The likeness of suspects is supplied by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office Warrants Division and/or other law enforcement agencies. The cases are active at the time of publication unless otherwise noted. Crime Stoppers of Columbia County, Inc., and their volunteers are jointly and individually exempt from any and all liability which might arise as a result of the publication of public records. Brandon Kyle Patrick DOB: 08/15/1995 Height: 5 Weight: 110 lbs. Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Wanted For: FTA Arraignment Possession of 20 Grams Cannabis or Less Wanted As Of: 10/09/2013 Jeremy Denlento Rice DOB: 03/19/1992 Height: 5 Weight: 245 lbs. Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Wanted For: FTA Burglary of Structure/ Conveyance, Grand Theft III, Criminal Mischief Wanted As Of: 11/15/2013 Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Columbia County. www. WhyNotFresh .com 1/4 Mile West of I-75 US Hwy 90 West Lake City, FL 386-243-8335 Saturday, December 21st 10am 2pm Gift Cards, Baskets & Holiday Specials! Order your Holiday Meats & Homemade Sides by Dec. 21st Saturday, December 21st Sampling with Santa OBITUARIES


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Over sixty volunteers devoted hundreds of hours planning, meeting, rehears ing, and working event nights for one of the scariest haunts in Florida. All of this was done for a good cause. Recipients of the funds raised from the HSLC Madness and Mayhem 2 Haunted House and Graveyard were discussed and decided at one of the earliest committee meet ings. For the past four years, the HSLC had provid ed underprivileged children with Christmas presents. This year, they wanted to continue the tradition. So, the Catholic Charities Community Outreach Christmas Wishes was one of the charities chosen. The same as the preceding years, Catholic Charities chose the children and provided the HSLC Lions with their gender, age, and Christmas wish list. Names of the children remained anonymous. A budget of $40 was spent on each child. Members of the Lions club volunteered many hours to shop to fulfill the childrens Christmas wishes. Lions Club mem bers Phil and Stephanie Griffith took on the shop ping for a family of nine chil dren and said, I spent three hours at Toys r Us and had a lot of fun choosing gifts for the children. Lion Mark Moomaws wife, Amy, and their daugh ter Alyssa bought gifts for 16 of the 38 children on the Catholic Charities list. Moomaw said, They spent two days shopping for all those children. The High Springs Lions Clubs Madness and Mayhem was an incredibly successful fundraiser and will continue as an annual event to help provide great things, such as Christmas gifts to needy children, for their local community. High Springs Lions Club put on their biggest fundraiser at Halloween in order for local kids to have a happy Christmas. PHOTOS COURTESY TERRY ONEAIL The Lions Club of Lake City put on an October haunted house to raise money to buy Christmas gifts for local children. From left: Lions Tyler ONeail, Jane Wilkins, Stephanie Griffith, Janie Pickering, and Phil Griffith. COURTESY NANCY GLASS Elks Club supports Eastside The Elks Club of Lake City visited Eastside Elementary to award the Student Council with a donation towards their spring trip to Tallahassee. Members Stanley Cox, Steve Witt, Fred Lammers, and Barbara Meyers met with Blaze Bedenbaugh, President of Student Council and Zander Frazier, Vice President of Student Council. Tabatha Hudson and Jennifer Robinson, teacher sponsors of Eastside Student Council, expressed their gratitude for the generous donation. Trey Hosford, Principal, greatly appreciated all the Elks Club has done to support Eastside Elementary this year. COURTESY SHANDS LAKESHORE Awarding good quality nurses Deanna Law, the president of Shands Lakeshore Auxiliary, awards a $500 scholarship to our Joanna Watson King. King presently is employed at Shands Lakeshore in the Labor & Delivery Department and has earned an A as her final grade in Pathophysiology and Nursing from Florida Gateway College. We are so happy to have this quality of nursing available here at our hospital. cost in the hundreds of mil lions of dollars. The biggest expense would be the need to purchase land around the springs. Eric Draper, executive director of Audubon of Florida, called the grow ing attention from state lawmakers on the need to address water issues excit ing, but added that hes still waiting to see what measures are actually pro posed. I think the test will be whether these legislators have the stomach to actu ally regulate the pollu tion that is going into the springs, Draper said. The Legislature will eventually need to go to the source of the problem. Draper considers land acquisition the top prior ity, followed by managing the recharge areas that ensure rainfall goes into the ground to help re-sup ply the springs. Other key areas to address are the minimum flow levels that can deter mine if a spring is facing harm and the expensive proposition of replacing septic tanks with central ized sewage systems, Draper said. Will Abberger, the chairman of the Floridas Water and Land Legacy constitutional amendment campaign and director of conservation finance for The Trust for Public Land, was equally hope ful that lawmakers will take meaningful action on water quality and quantity issues. I dont know what their motivation is, I hope theyre beginning to understand what a huge need this is for the state, Abberger said. Abbergers group is proposing a constitutional amendment that would fun nel $10 billion over 20 years into land-conservation and environmental efforts. SPRINGS Continued From 1A


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, December 19, 2013 Section B Story ideas? Contact Tim Kirby Sports Editor 754-0421 1BSPORTS BRIEFS Friday Columbia High boys basketball at Orange Park High, 7:30 p.m. (JV-6) Fort White High basketball vs. Santa Fe High, 7:30 p.m. (girls-6) Thursday, Dec. 26 Columbia High boys basketball at Jarvis Williams Tournament in Palatka, TBA (through Saturday) Fort White High boys basketball in Hitchcocks Challenge at Santa Fe High, TBA (through Monday) GAMES RUNNING Registration open for Blue Grey 5k The Olustee Blue Grey 5K is 7:30 a.m. Feb. 15. Discount registration is this week at Carquest Auto Parts or Step Fitness. All runners that register before Jan. 1 are guaranteed a long sleeve dri fit tech tee race shirt. Online registration is at www.stepfitnessonline. com For details, contact Michelle Richards at YOUTH BASKETBALL Registration for Boys Club hoops The Boys Club of Columbia County offers a basketball program for girls and boys ages 7-14. Registration is under way at the Boys Club on Jones Way. Cost is $45. For details, call 752-4184. Sign-up extended for RCC/AMN Richardson Community Center/ Annie Mattox Park North is offering youth basketball leagues for boys and girls ages 5-7 and 8-10. Each league will have four teams. Cost of $50 and a birth certificate is due at registration. Extended registration at Richardson Community Center is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 10 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 11. There is a coaches meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 8 at Richardson Community Center. Coaches must be at least 18 years old and pass a background check. For details, call Mario Coppock or Nicole Smith at 754-7095. FLAG FOOTBALL Registration for Christ Central Christ Central Sports offers flag football for girls and boys ages 5-12. Registration runs until Jan. 10. Cost is $45. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. From staff reports COURTESY PHOTO Columbia Highs golf team held its end of the year banquet at Quail Heights Country Club on Tuesday. Pictured (from left) are head coach Todd Carter, Dallas Ste-Marie, Dixie Donnelly, Lauren Snipes, team mascot Tiara Carter, Brooke Russell, Abby Blizzard, Gillian Norris and team manager Carrie Carter. Golf teams close out year with banquet COURTESY PHOTO Columbia Highs golf team closed out its season with an end of the year banquet at Quail Heights Country Club on Tuesday. Pictured (from left) are Jacob Soucinek, Luke Soucinek, Nick Jones, Tim Bagley, Tristan Morgan, Garrett Finnell and coach Steve Smithy. From staff reports It was a banner year for the golf programs at Columbia High with both the boys and girls advancing past the district tournament. The Lady Tigers hoisted their first district champion ship trophy since the 2001 season by shooting at 370 at Quail Heights Country Club in the District 4-2A tournament on Oct. 15. Columbias boys won the District 4-2A championship at The Country Club at Lake City with a 312 to win by more than 50 strokes. On the individual side, Dillan Vleck claimed the District 4-2A championship with a 77 after a four-hole playoff against Suwannees Will Bozeman. Gillian Norris finished runner-up for the Lady Tigers on the individual side, but made strides by advancing all the way to the state tournament. On Tuesday, both teams came together to hand out awards on their landmark seasons. Award winners for the end of the season were: Jacob Soucinek Tiger Award; Luke Soucinek Coaches Award; Tim Bagley Most Improved; Nick Jones MVP; Dallas Ste-Marie Rookie of the year; Dixie Donnelly Senior Award and Most Improved Senior; Lauren Snipes Most Spirit Award; Brooke Russell Coaches Award; Abby Blizzard Academic Award; Norris Most Valuable Player. Lady Tigers head coach Todd Carter was happy with the year, but also look ing forward to the future. We would like to thank Quail Heights Country Club for the banquet, and I am looking forward to next season, Carter said. Every Monday we will hold a free junior clinic from 4-5:30 p.m. Girls and boys qualified for regional tourneys. PAUL BUCHANAN /Lake City Reporter Florida State Quarterback Jameis Winston warms up for a game earlier this year. Manziel offers lessons to Winston on living with fame By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press NEW YORK Famous Jameis has replaced Johnny Football as the face of college football. Florida State quarter back Jameis Winston won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, last years win ner, finished fifth in the voting and seemed to enjoy a relaxing trip to Manhattan, playing the role of supporting actor to Winstons leading man. Manziel was the first freshman to win the Heisman, and it helped turn him into one of the biggest celebrities in sports. Not all the atten tion he got after winning the award was good. Winston is now the sec ond freshman to win the Heisman. He has a chance to lead the top-ranked Seminoles to a national championship next month against No. 2 Auburn, though the entire story of his season has included an unsettling chapter. In many ways, Manziel has been where Winston is headed. Lifes going to change, Manziel said. This is an extremely big deal. Manziel basked in the spotlight after winning the Heisman and decided to live loud and large. His road trips made headlines. His tweets were analyzed. He got tossed from a frat party and overslept a meeting at the Manning Passing Academy. Real potential trouble came when the NCAA looked into whether he signed autographs for money. He got off with a half-game suspension. Theres a lot of scru tiny if you dont walk a fine line, he said. I was a little bit uncharacteristic, a little bit out of the box, and I caught some flak for it. Figured it out a little bit as the year went on and continued to live my life and learn as I went along. It was tough, but I had to do it. Manziels missteps seem quaint consider ing the allegations that Winston was facing. Last month, a year-old sexual assault complaint against him became pub lic, and the Tallahassee Police gave the dormant case to the state attor neys office for a full investigation. A female Florida State student claimed Winston raped her. Winstons law yer said the sex was con sensual. The state attor ney determined there was not enough evidence to charge Winston, announc ing that decision four days before Heisman votes were due. Winston says he felt vin dicated, but also acknowl edged needing to grow up some. One thing that coach (Jimbo) Fisher has always told me, especially through this process: For you to be a man, the kid in you must Heisman winners had similar media battles. WINSTON continued on 2B


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today GOLF 10 p.m. TGC — The Royal Trophy, first round, at Guangzhou, China MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. NBCSN — Iona at Daytona 7:30 p.m. ESPN — UCLA vs. Duke, at New York NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. TNT — Chicago at Oklahoma City 10:30 p.m. TNT — San Antonio at Golden State PREP BASKETBALL 9:30 p.m. ESPN — Huntington Prep (W.Va.) at Arsenal Tech (Ind.) WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA, Division I, semifinal, Wisconsin vs. Texas, at Seattle 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA, Division I, semifinal, Washington vs. Penn St., at SeattleFOOTBALLNFL standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PANew England 10 4 0 .714 369 311Miami 8 6 0 .571 310 296N.Y. Jets 6 8 0 .429 246 367Buffalo 5 9 0 .357 300 354 South W L T Pct PF PAy-Indianapolis 9 5 0 .643 338 319Tennessee 5 9 0 .357 326 355Jacksonville 4 10 0 .286 221 399 Houston 2 12 0 .143 253 375 North W L T Pct PF PACincinnati 9 5 0 .643 354 274Baltimore 8 6 0 .571 296 277 Pittsburgh 6 8 0 .429 321 332Cleveland 4 10 0 .286 288 362 West W L T Pct PF PAx-Denver 11 3 0 .786 535 372x-Kansas City 11 3 0 .786 399 255San Diego 7 7 0 .500 343 311 Oakland 4 10 0 .286 295 393 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PAPhiladelphia 8 6 0 .571 364 349Dallas 7 7 0 .500 393 385N.Y. Giants 5 9 0 .357 251 357Washington 3 11 0 .214 305 434 South W L T Pct PF PANew Orleans 10 4 0 .714 359 270 Carolina 10 4 0 .714 328 208Tampa Bay 4 10 0 .286 258 324Atlanta 4 10 0 .286 309 388 North W L T Pct PF PAChicago 8 6 0 .571 406 391Green Bay 7 6 1 .536 362 339Detroit 7 7 0 .500 346 321 Minnesota 4 9 1 .321 363 425 West W L T Pct PF PAx-Seattle 12 2 0 .857 380 205 San Francisco 10 4 0 .714 349 228 Arizona 9 5 0 .643 342 291 St. Louis 6 8 0 .429 316 324 x-clinched playoff spoty-clinched division Sunday’s Games Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 1 p.m.Indianapolis at Kansas City, 1 p.m.Denver at Houston, 1 p.m.Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m.Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.Cleveland at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.Minnesota at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.Oakland at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.New England at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.Chicago at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. Monday’s Game Atlanta at San Francisco, 8:40 p.m. College bowl games Saturday New Mexico Bowl At AlbuquerqueWashington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6), 2 p.m. (ESPN) Las Vegas Bowl At Las VegasFresno State (11-1) vs. Southern Cal (9-4), 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Famous Idaho Potato Bowl At Boise, IdahoBuffalo (8-4) vs. San Diego State (7-5), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans Bowl At New OrleansTulane (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 9 p.m. (ESPN) Monday Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl At St. PetersburgOhio (7-5) vs. East Carolina (9-3), 2 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday Hawaii Bowl At HonoluluOregon State (6-6) vs. Boise State (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 26 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl At DetroitBowling Green (10-3) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Poinsettia Bowl At San DiegoNorthern Illinois (12-1) vs. Utah State (8-5), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 27 Military Bowl At Annapolis, Md.Marshall (9-4) vs. Maryland (7-5), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas Bowl At HoustonMinnesota (8-4) vs. Syracuse (6-6), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl At San FranciscoBYU (8-4) vs. Washington (8-4), 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl At New YorkNotre Dame (8-4) vs. Rutgers (6-6), Noon (ESPN) Belk Bowl At Charlotte, N.C.Cincinnati (9-3) vs. North Carolina (6-6), 3:20 p.m. (ESPN) Russell Athletic Bowl At OrlandoMiami (9-3) vs. Louisville (11-1), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl At Tempe, Ariz.Kansas State (7-5) vs. Michigan (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, TexasMiddle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Navy (7-4), 11:45 a.m. (ESPN) Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 3:15 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl At San AntonioOregon (10-2) vs. Texas (8-4), 6:45 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl At San DiegoArizona State (10-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 31 AdvoCare V100 Bowl At Shreveport, La.Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, TexasVirginia Tech (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3), 2 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn.Rice (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl At AtlantaTexas A&M (8-4) vs. Duke (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl At DallasUNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4), Noon (ESPNU) Gator Bowl At JacksonvilleNebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4), Noon (ESPN2) Capital One Bowl At OrlandoWisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 1 p.m. (ABC) Outback Bowl At TampaIowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif.Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz.Baylor (11-1) vs. UCF (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl At New OrleansAlabama (11-1) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 3 Orange Bowl At Miami Ohio State (12-1) vs. Clemson (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Missouri (11-2) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Jan. 4 BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. Houston (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN)BASKETBALLNBA schedule Today’s Games Chicago at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Sacramento at Miami, 7:30 p.m.Utah at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Charlotte at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Houston at Indiana, 8 p.m.Toronto at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.Phoenix at Denver, 9 p.m.Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. AP Top 25 schedule Today’s Games No. 1 Arizona vs. Southern U., 9 p.m.No. 8 Duke vs. UCLA at Madison Square Garden, 7:30 p.m. Friday’s Game No. 2 Syracuse vs. High Point, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 3 Ohio State vs. Notre Dame at Madison Square Garden, 7:30 p.m. No. 5 Michigan State at Texas, 4 p.m.No. 6 Louisville at Florida International, 6 p.m. No. 7 Oklahoma State vs. No. 20 Colorado at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, 11:30 p.m. No. 8 Villanova vs. Rider, 4 p.m.No. 13 Oregon vs. BYU, 10:30 p.m.No. 14 North Carolina vs. Davidson, 5 p.m. No. 15 Memphis vs. Southeast Missouri State, 8 p.m. No. 16 Florida vs. Fresno State at the BB&T Center, Sunrise, 4:30 p.m. No. 18 Kansas vs. Georgetown, NoonNo. 19 Kentucky vs. Belmont, NoonNo. 21 Gonzaga at Kansas State, 3:30 p.m. No. 22 UMass vs. Florida State at the BB&T Center, Sunrise, 2 p.m. No. 23 Missouri vs. Illinois at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, 5:30 p.m. No. 24 San Diego State vs. McNeese State, 10 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-04202BAGATE THURSDAY EVENING DECEMBER 19, 2013 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) A Charlie Brown Christmas 20/20 “A Special Edition of 20/20 -The Year” (N) News at 11Jimmy Kimmel Live 4-IND 4 4 4Chann 4 NewsChann 4 NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Love-RaymondRules/EngagementBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 O’Clock News (N) Chann 4 NewsArsenio Hall 5-PBS 5 -JournalNightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) The This Old House Hour Christmas at Luther: TidingsAntiques Roadshow BBC World NewsTavis Smiley (N) 7-CBS 7 47 47Action News JaxCBS Evening NewsJudge Judy Two and Half MenBig Bang Theory(:31) The MillersThe Crazy OnesTwo and Half Men(:01) Elementary “A Landmark Story” Action News JaxLetterman 9-CW 9 17 17Meet the BrownsMeet the BrownsHouse of PayneHouse of PayneThe Vampire Diaries Reign “Pilot” Mary arrives in France. 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But I have to become a man.” Manziel said he was impressed with the way Winston handled his busi-ness on the field while deal-ing with problems away from it. “I had to go through controversy and I had to go through some things,” Manziel said. “To see him at such a young age, to put his head down and to focus on his teammates and where they are and where they’re headed ... I do give him a lot of credit for that with all the scrutiny he’s under. I feel like he’s done a tremendous job of focusing on his team and on his family and what mat-ters most.” Manziel, a third-year junior, can declare for the NFL draft after this sea-son. What could be his last game will be New Year’s Eve against Duke in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. In his Heisman follow-up season, Manziel’s passing stats improved as he stayed in the pocket more often. Both his completion per-centage (69.1) and yards per attempts (9.5) went up. If he does go pro — and it’d be an upset if he didn’t — he’ll again be the center of attention as one of the most scrutinized players in the draft. The college game will belong to Winston, and Manziel said he should embrace his newfound fame. “Live it up. Enjoy it,” Manziel said. “Continue to be yourself and don’t let anybody change from that. You’re going to have to adapt to how life is going to be after this. “Stay focused. Stay true to yourself and continue to be the person that you are.” WINSTON: Growing into an adult Continued From Page 1B Saban: ‘There were no talks’ with TexasBy JOHN ZENORAssociated PressTUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban and the football team are moving on. Saban has put to rest the speculation that he would replace Mack Brown at Texas by striking a new deal with Alabama. For the third-ranked Crimson Tide, the focus is on getting over the loss to Auburn and trying to finish the season strong in the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl against No. 11 Oklahoma. Saban had said Friday night after agreeing to a new contract reportedly worth about $7 million a year that he planned to retire at Alabama. He said “there were no talks” between his repre-sentatives and Texas and pointed to comments on ESPN that he “never con-sidered going to Texas.” “I think I’ve already made a reaction to that,” Saban said. “Don’t you watch ESPN? Didn’t you see what they put down across the bottom line. That’s my reaction to it. “I don’t have any more reactions to it. I think it’s kind of over so why do we want to talk about that? We look forward. I’m looking forward. I made a commit-ment to our players that are here and I’m happy to be committed to them and I want them to make the same kind of commitment to the program and to their future success.” Brown announced his resignation at Texas on Saturday. Several Texas regents and a former regent were involved in a meeting with Saban’s agent last January to gauge the coach’s inter-est in coming to Texas. Saban found the best way to quash that talk: Re-upping with the Tide.


DEAR ABBY: I married “Larry” five years ago, and he is good to me. I have two beautiful grandchildren who are my daughter’s. If I don’t see them once a week I miss them. (They are 2 1/2 and 16 months old.) Larry doesn’t miss the babies or want to see them once a week. Sometimes when they come to the house, he doesn’t speak to them or play with them. He says he wants his peace and quiet at the house. Larry’s great with the babies in public. He is also good about playing with our friends’ kids. But he doesn’t want the grandchildren to spend the night here because he doesn’t want his sleep disturbed. (He can get up at 4 a.m. to go fishing, though.) He has two sons and doesn’t mind if he hears from them only twice a year. He’s the type of person who says what he thinks without caring if it’s rude or hurtful. If you don’t like him, he can live without being friends with you. No one comes to visit us at our home. I miss my family, my daughter and the babies. Do I leave? — UNHAPPY IN THE SUNSHINE STATE DEAR UNHAPPY: If you are the one making all the concessions, make a list of Larry’s good qualities, and then make one that includes how he refuses to compromise, makes you feel lonely and isolated, and says things without regard to whether they are hurt-ful to others. Place them side by side, and you will have your answer. DEAR ABBY: After recently meeting my older brother’s male roommate, a few things occurred that make me wonder if my brother is gay. Whether he is or not doesn’t matter to me, and I don’t feel it’s my business to find out unless he chooses to share it with me. Although I am a strong supporter of the gay and lesbian commu-nity, my concern is that because we were raised in an extremely conser-vative home, my brother may think I still hold those beliefs and may be reluctant to confide in me. I don’t want to make a wrong assumption about his sexuality, nor do I want to force him out of the closet before he’s ready. How can I let him know I support him, no matter what, with-out crossing the line? — LIBERAL GIRL DEAR LIBERAL GIRL: There are ways to communicate your feel-ings to your brother with-out being direct. If you are still in school, consid-er joining a gay/straight alliance. If you see some-thing in the news about a gay issue, call it to his attention and say some-thing positive. Or, if you think that might make him uncomfortable, how about giving him a hug and telling him how lucky you feel to have him as a brother and that you will love him forever? (Come to think of it, a straight sibling might also appre-ciate hearing it.) DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): Problems at home will develop if you are overly emotional. Try to maintain your equilib-rium. Temper tantrums due to added stress will surface, taking a toll on the relation-ships you have with friends and family. Keep busy and you’ll avoid trouble. ++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Industry parties or getting together with clients or peers will result in a different perspective on and greater knowledge about how to make your work relationships more effective; however, refrain from sharing personal information. An emotional relationship will improve if you offer romance. ++++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Be creative when it comes to your financial concerns. A job you take on will be a learn-ing experience that will lead to new ways of raising your earning potential. Recognizing what you do well will help you explore new possibilities. +++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Don’t let moodiness take over. Embrace what’s being offered instead of pushing some-one away who just wants to help. Show good will and generosity and you will be surprised by the response you receive. Be mindful of those you love. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Do the unexpected. Believe in your abilities and head in a direction that entices you. Taking an aggressive approach won’t be well received by everyone, but standing up for your rights will end up being to your benefit. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23Sept. 22): Participate in organized events that are geared toward helping others. Your generos-ity will be welcomed by outsiders but criticized by someone who expects your undivided attention. Don’t fold under pressure. Benevolence will bring high returns. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Learning, sharing your experiences, and discussing future plans that can help you advance should be your priority. Problems at home can be expected if someone expects too much from you. Make it clear what you will tolerate and what you will not. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Love and romance should be high on your list. Taking time to go out with someone special and enjoy an inter-est you both share will bring you closer together. A unique offering will put you in a dominant position. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Decorate or move things around to bet-ter accommodate your life-style and plans for the fes-tive season. A change will brighten your outlook and impress someone you care about. Actions speak louder than words. Take care of personal paperwork. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Avoid unpredictable situations. Step back and focus on what you can do for the people you love most. Engage in home improvements and bringing people together. A relation-ship will improve if you keep a promise you made. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Learn from someone with more experi-ence, but don’t let anyone put unreasonable demands on you. 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4BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 Tree ServiceHALSEY & Sons Tree Service Tree trimming/removal/Lic & Ins. All major credit cards accepted. Call 352-745-0630. LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 09-353-CANATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC,Plaintiff,vs.SHELLYJONES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHELLYJONES IF ANY; MARTHAP. JONES; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTHAP. JONES IF ANY; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRON-IC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; FEDERALNATIONALMORTGAGE ASSOCIATION; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-SESSION UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION #1 and #2, and ALLOTHER UN-KNOWN PARTIES, et. al.,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure date November 26, 2013, en-tered in Civil Case No.: 09-353-CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Ju-dicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein NATION-STAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, and SHELLYJONES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHELLYJONES IF ANY; MARTHAP. JONES; UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARTHAP. JONES IF ANY; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRON-IC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; FEDERALNATIONALMORTGAGE ASSOCIATION; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-SESSION, are Defendants.I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, Third Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 at 11:00 AM, on the 8th day of January 2014, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT1, FRANK C. CUMMINGS SUBDIVISION UNIT1, ACCORD-ING TO THE PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGES 182 AND 183, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of re-cord as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 27th, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542387December 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-2011-CA-000554DIVISION:JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,vs.JOSEPH RAULERESON, et al, De-fendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Mort-gage Foreclosure dated November 26, 2013 and entered in Case No. 12-2011-CA-000554 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONALAS-SOCIATION is the Plaintiff and JO-SEPH RAULERSON; JOSEPH RAULERSON, II A/K/AJOSEPH RAULERSON, III; THE UN-KNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE JOSEPH AND JOSEPH, II RAULERSSON FAMILYLAND LegalTRUST, UNDER TRUSTAGREE-MENTDATED OCTOBER 10, 2006; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUALDEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS; LANDWISE TRUSTSERV-ICES, LLC, AS TRUSTEE OF THE JOSEPH AND JOSEPH, II RAU-LERSON FAMILYLAND TRUST, UNDER TRUSTAGREEMENTDATED OCTOBER 10, 2006; GRAHAM & SONS ELECTRIC, INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA– DE-PARTMENTOR REVENUE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 8th day of January, 2014 the follow-ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:SECTION 33: COMMENCE ATTHE NORTHEASTCORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP1 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST; THENCE SOUTH 89 DE-GREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS WEST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTH-EAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4, ADISTANCE OF 444.94 FEETFOR APOINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE 664.73 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 210.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS EAST, 282.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 203.80 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 42 SEC-ONDS EAST, 384.21 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST, ADISTANCE OF 413.79 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, BE-ING AND LYING IN THE SOUTH-EAST1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST1/4 OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP1 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH ACERTAIN 2001 CHAMPION MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIX-TURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# 11437940.A/K/A266 NE EVANSTON LN, LAKE CITY, FL32055Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Deputy Court Adminis-trator whose office is located at 3301 East Tamiami Trail, Building L, Na-ples Florida 33962, telephone num-ber (813) 774-8124; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), or 1-800-955-8770 (v), via Florida Relay Service, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceed-ing.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on November 27, 2013.P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542389December 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase No.: 12-2012-CA-000096BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUC-CESSOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPF/K/ACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPPlaintiff,v.ANDRES D. DECK; et al.,Defendants,NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Summary Judgment dated October 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 2012-CA-000096, of the Circuit Court of the Third Judi-cial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPF/K/ACOUN-TRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERV-ICING, LP, is Plaintiff, and AN-DRES D. DECK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANDRES D. DECK.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REG-ISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC,. AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK,; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2; ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INLegalTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-ER CLAIMANTS, are Defendants.P.DEWITTCASON, the Clerk of Court shall sell to the highest bidder for cash on the third floor of the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, located at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055 at 11:00 a.m. on the 22nd day of January, 2014 the fol-lowing described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judg-ment, to wit:THE NORTHEAST1/4 OF BLOCK 314, WESTERN DIVISION OF THE CITYOF LAKE CITY, FLOR-IDA, ALSO DESCRIBED AS THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE EAST1/2 OF BLOCK 314, WESTERN DIVI-SION OF THE CITYOF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of re-cord as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommoda-tion to participate should call the ADACoordinator, Jacquetta Brad-ley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on December 10, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542517December 19, 26, 2013 NOTICE OF EXCHANGE PRO-POSALNotice is hereby given that the Forest Service (FS), United States Depart-ment of Agriculture, is considering an exchange of interests in land (sur-face use easements) with Columbia County and Plum Creek Timberlands (the Non-Federal Parties) under the authority of the National Trails Sys-tem Act of October 2, 1968 (16 USC 1241) and the Federal Land Ex-change Facilitation Act of August 20, 1988 (43 USC. 1716). Publica-tion of this notice is required by land exchange regulations (36 CFR 254.8) and will contribute to the pub-lic scoping effort to identify any is-sues associated with this project (40 CFR 1501.7).The interest in land under the juris-diction of the FS that is being con-sidered for exchange can be descri-bed as: Arailroad easement being 50 feet either side of the centerline of the proposed rail line located in T. 3S., R. 18E, Section 31, Tallahassee Meridian, Columbia County, Florida. The interest in land under the juris-diction of the Non-Federal Parties’that is being considered for exchange can be described as: An easement for the Florida National Scenic Trail be-ing a 10 foot wide strip of land lying 5 feet on each side within portions of Section 36, Township 3 South, Range 18 East and Section 1, Town-ship 4 South, Range 18 East, Colum-bia County Florida and portions of Sections 6, 7, and 18, Township 4 South, Range 19 East, Baker County, Florida, and portions of Sections 19, 29, 30, and 32, Township 4 South, Range 19 East and a portion of Sec-tions 5 & 8, in Township 5 South, Range 19 East, Union County, Flori-da.Both easements are approximately 6.27 acres and legal descriptions are located at the Forest Supervisors Of-fice in Tallahassee, Florida. Maps and a more detailed description of the proposed exchange may be found on the project website ( or are availa-ble upon request (contact Matthew Trager at or 850-523-8582).The FS requests comments to deter-mine if the exchange is in the public interest and if the lands are affected by liens, encumbrances or other claims. Comments may be sent to Susan Jeheber-Matthews, Forest Su-pervisor, by mail (National Forests of Florida, 325 John Knox Road, Suite F-100, Tallahassee, Florida 32303-4160) or by email ( within 45 days after the initial date of publi-cation of this notice. Comments will be placed in the public record for this project and individuals who submit comments will receive future project updates unless otherwise requested. 05542489December 19, 26, 2013January 2, 9, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12-2012-CA-000716DIVISION:JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION, Plaintiff,vs.ANNARAINBOLT, et al, Defend-ant(s).NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN Pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated November 22, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-2012-CA-000716 of the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National As-sociation, is the Plaintiff and Anna Rainbolt, Daniel Rainbolt, Tenant #1, Tenant #2, The Unknown Spouse of Anna Rainbolt, The Unknown Spouse of Daniel Rainbolt, are de-fendants, the Columbia County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Her-nando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, Columbia County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 8th day of January, 2014, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure:COMMENCE ATTHE NORTH-WESTCORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP5 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EASTALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 1, ADISTANCE OF 644.25 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DE-GREES 16 MINUTES 51 SEC-ONDS EAST, 24.88 FEETTO THE SOUTH RIGHTOF WAYOF LIT-TLES ROAD AND THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 28 MI-NUTES 53 SECONDS EASTALONG SAID RIGHTOF WAY, 124.71 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST, 180.00 FEET; RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 28 MI-NUTES 53 SECONDS WEST, 124.71 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST, 180.00 FEETTOTHE POINTOF BEGINNING.A/K/A123 SWSOUTHWOOD WAY, LAKE CITY, FL32024-1770 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jacquetta Bradley, ADACoordinator, Third Judicial Circuit, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida, at (386) 719-7428 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. To file response please contact Columbia County Clerk of Court, 173 N.E. Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32056-2069; Fax: (386) 758-1337.Dated in Columbia County, Florida this 26th day of November, 2013.Clerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaBy: /S/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542391December 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-2013-CA-000248FIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a FEDERALLYCHAR-TERED SAVINGS BANK,Plaintiff,vs.WILLIAM R. CRAIG, et al.,Defendants,NOTICE OF ACTIONTOWJF TRUSTNO.2Last Known Address: 213 SE Scar-lett Way, Lake City, FL32025You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the follow-ing property in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, has been instituted against you:LOT36, SUZANNE SUBDIVI-SION, UNIT2, ASUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE 92, PUBLIC RECORDS, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDATOGETHER WITH ACERTAIN 2011 TOWN HOMES LIMITED DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME, IDENTIFICATION NUMBER’S FLTHLCT2830G1754A& FLTHLCT2830G1754BProperty Address 213 SE Scarlett Way, Lake City, FL32025 The action was instituted in the Cir-cuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida; Case No. 12-2013-CA-000248; and is styled FIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a FEDERALLYCHARTERED SAV-INGS BANK v. WILLIAM R. CRAIG; DAWN MARIE CRAIG; WJF TRUSTNO. 2; UNKNOWN TENANT1 IN POSSESSION; and LegalUNKNOWN TENANT2 IN POS-SESSION.You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Courtney M. Johnson, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is One Independent Drive, Suite 1650, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, email: and, on or be-fore 30 days from the first date of publication of this Notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the foregoing Plaintiff’s Attorney or im-mediately after such service; other-wise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition.The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment of decree in the Plaintiff’s interest which will be binding upon you.DATED: December 11, 2013P. DeWitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk05542515December 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO.: 12-2013-CA-000526DIVISION:OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff,v.EDGAR A. BLALOCK; JULIANNE BLALOCK; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2; ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN IN-TERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-ER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: EDGAR A. BLALOCKLast Known Address: 1991 SE County Road 252, Lake City, Florida 32025Current Address: UnknownPrevious Address: UnknownTO: ALLOTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTANAMED DEFEND-ANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TOBE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN IN-TERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTH-ER CLAIMANTS whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the un-known Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, as-signees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the De-fendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed here-in.YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing property in Columbia Coun-ty, Florida:LOT3, COUNTRYCREEK SUB-DIVISION, AS PER THE PLATRECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE 81, PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 1991 SE County Road 252, Lake City, Florida 32025YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before December 26, 2013, a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plaintiff’s Attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s Attorney, or immedi-ately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition.This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in Lake City Reporter.IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 25, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE COURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542431December 12, 19, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 12-319-CAFIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a FEDERALLYCHAR-TERED SAVINGS BANK,Plaintiff,vs.LISAM. CRUZ A/K/ALISAMI-CHELLE CRUZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LISAM. CRUZ A/K/ALISAMICHELLE CRUZ; UNKNOWN TENANT1 IN POS-SESSION and UNKNOWN TEN-ANT1 IN POSSESSIONDefendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accord-ance with the Plaintiff’s Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure entered on Oc-tober 10, 2013 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on January 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055, the following descri-bed property:COMMENCE ATTHE SOUTH-EASTCORNER OF THE SOUTH-WEST1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST1/4 OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP4 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN NORTH 00 DEG. 40 MIN. WEST, 613.38 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEG. 22 MIN. WEST, 175.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEG. 40 MIN. WEST, 25.00 FEETTO THE SOUTHEASTCORNER OF SAID LOTWHICH IS THE POINTOF BEGINNING; CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEG. 40 MIN. WEST, 125.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEG. 22 MIN. EAST, 105.00 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNIN. SAID LANDS ALSO DESCRIBED AS LOTNO. 18 IN BLOCK C OF AZALEAPARK SUBDIVISON, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVI-SION IN COULUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.LESS AND EXCEPTROAD RIGHT-OF-WAYS.Property Address: 273 SWFerndale Place, Lake City, Fl 32025ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERSTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANYOTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACTIF YOU ARE APERSON WITH ADISABLITYWHO NEEDS ANYACCOMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PRO-CEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, ATNO COSTTO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSIS-TANCE. PERSONS WITH ADISA-BILITYWHO NEED ACCOMO-DATION TO PARTICIPATE SHOULD CALLCALLTHE ADACOORDINATOR, P.O. BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA32056, 386-719-7248, WITHIN TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RE-CEIPTOF THIS NOTICE; IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED CALL(800) 955-8771; IF YOU ARE VOICE IMPAIRED CALL(800) 955-8770.Dated: December 11, 2013P. DEWITTCASON, CLERKBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542516December 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTY.CIVILACTION NO. 13-803-DRIN RE: The Marriage ofHAROLD EARLJOHNSON,Husband/Respondent,andVICKIE DARNELL,Wife/Petitioner.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO HAROLD EARLJOHNSONLast know address: 7777 98th PlaceLive Oak, Florida 32060YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and Other Relief has been filed against you in the above styled cause, and you are required to serve a copy of your answer or pleading to the Petition upon the Wife’s Attor-neys, ROBERTA. SANDOW, Post Office Box 2818, Lake City, Florida 32056, and to file the original thereof in the office of the Clerk of the above styled Court whose name and address is P. DEWITTCASON, Clerk of Circuit Court, Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056 on or before January 16, 2014 if you care to contest the same; otherwise, the allegations set forth in the Peti-tion will be taken as confessed by you, and a Default may be entered against you.DONE AND ORDERED in Lake City, Florida, this 10th day of De-cember, 2013P. DEWITTCASONBy: /s/ Sol. S. RodriguezDeputy Clerk05542498December 12, 19, 26, 2013January 2, 2014 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call


Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 20135B LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISION:CASE NO.: 12-535-CAWELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJO-SEPH PICCIONI; FLORIDACREDITUNION; JESSICAPIC-CIONI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JESSICAPICCIONI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJOSEPH PICCIONI; UN-KNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TY,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated the 26 day of November, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-535-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJOSEPH PICCIONI FLORI-DACREDITUNION JESSICAPICCIONI UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JESSICAPICCIONI; and UN-KNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSEPH L. PICCIONI A/K/AJOSEPH PICCIO-NI UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. HERNANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 8th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT5, VELMAPERRYSUBDIVI-SION, ASUBDIVISION ACCORD-ING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, PAGE 175 OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDASUBJECTTO ANON EXCLUSIVE EASEMENTFOR ROADWAYPURPOSES OVER AND ACROSS THE NORTH 60.0 FEETOF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN 1986 CLARK SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME IDENTIFIED BYVIN NUMBERS: LFLCM1AF517010936ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of this notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 27 day of November, 2013P. DEWITTCASONClerk Of The Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05542372December 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO. 122012CA000484CAAXMXBANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,Plaintiff,vs.LARRYJUDY; MELANIE JUDY; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POS-SESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTY; Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated November 26, 2013 and entered in Case No. 122012CA000484CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Cir-cuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and LARRYJUDY; MELANIE JUDYand UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ON THE THIRD FLOOR OF THE COLUM-BIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE AT173 N.E. HERNANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, at 11:00 A.M., on the 29th day of January 2014, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment, to wit:LOT9, BLOCK 11, COUNTRYCLUB ESTATES REPLAT, AC-CORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-OF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 3, PAGE 32, OF THE PUB-LIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Aperson 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.If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in or-der to participate in a court proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assis-tance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding should contact the ADACo-ordinator, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hear-ing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice im-paired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 27th day of November 2013.P. DEWITTCASONAs Clerk of said CourtBy /s/ B. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk05542450December 19, 26, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 13-000181-CAACAMPUS USACREDITUNIONPlaintiff,vs.REAVES C. COLE, et al.,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that on the 5th day of February, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Lake City, Florida, the under-signed Clerk will offer for sale to the highest bidder for cash the following real and personal property more par-ticularly described as:Lot 7, Block 2, Forest Hills, Unit 1, a subdivision according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 28, of the Public Records of Columbia County, FloridaTOGETHER WITH: all the im-provements now or hereafter erected on the property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the property.The aforesaid sale will be made pur-suant to the Final Judgment entered in Civil No. 13-000181-CAAnow pending in the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in or-der to participate in a court proceed-ing, you are entitled, at n o cost to you, the provision of certain assis-tance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding should contact the ADACo-ordinator, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon re-ceiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days, if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.DATED this 11th day of December, 2013P. DeWitt Cason, Clerk of CourtColumbia County, FloridaBY: /s/ P.A. PerryAs Deputy Clerk05542522December 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTFOR COLUMBIACOUNTY,FLORIDAPROBATE DIVI-SIONFile No. 13-280-CPDivision PROBATEIN RE: ESTATE OFWAYNER WILLIAM NEUBAUER JR.,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of WAYNER WILLIAM NEUBAUER JR., deceased, whose date of death was October 19, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for COLUMBIACounty, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernan-do Ave., Lake City, FL. 32025. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal rep-resentative's attorney are set forth be-low.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is December 19, 2013.Personal Representative:JANICE RUTH NEUBAUER381 SWDallas TerraceFt. White, Florida 32038Attorney for Personal Representa-tive:LLOYD E. PETERSON, JR.Florida Bar Number: 0798797905 SWBaya Dr.,Lake City, FL. 32025Telephone: (386) 961-9959Fax: (386) 961-9956E-Mail: lloydpeterson@hotmail.com05542596December 19, 26, 2013 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 13-642-CADivision: Circuit CivilDAVID LEE SOMHORSTPlaintiff,vs.JERRYM. SMITH; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-DER, AND AGAINSTTHE HERE-IN NAMED INDIVIDUALDE-FENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-KNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; and JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-SESSION,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: JERRYM. SMITH, Defendant, and to all parties claiming interest by, through, under or against De-fendant, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or in-terest in the property herein descri-bed.YOU ARE NOTIFIED that you have been designated as defendant in a le-gal proceeding filed against you for foreclosure on a mortgage/note. The action involves real property in CO-LUMBIACounty, Florida, more full described as follows:THE WEST50.65 FEETOF THE NORTH 31.29 FEETOF THE SOUTH 159.26 FEETOF THE WEST1/2 OF BLOCK 3, CEN-TRALDIVISION, OF THE CITYOF LAKE CITY.TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVID-ED ONE-HALF INTERESTIN AND TO THE SOUTH WALLAND FOUNDATION OF THE BUILDING PRESENTLYLOCAT-ED ON THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTYAND THE RIGHTTO USE SAID SOUTH WALLAS APARTYWALLIN CONNECTION WITH THE PREMISES ADJOIN-ING THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTYON THE SOUTH.Property Appraiser’s Property Num-ber: 00-00-00-12632-003Physical Address: 317 N Marion Ave., Lake City, Florida.The action was instituted in the Third Judicial Circuit Court, COLUMBIACounty, Florida, and is styled DA-VID LEE SOMHORSTvs. JERRYM. SMITH, et. al.You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on LLOYD E. PETERSON, JR., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose ad-dress is 905 SWBaya Drive, Lake City, Florida 32025, on or before January 10, 2014, and file the origi-nal with the clerk of this court either before service on LLOYD E. PE-TERSON, JR. or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief de-manded in the complaint or petition.The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiff’s interest which will be binding upon you.DATED: December 16, 2013.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of the Third Judicial Circuit CourtCOLUMBIACounty, FloridaBy /s/ S. SandsDeputy Clerk05542529December 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYGENERALJURIS-DICTION DIVISIONCASE NO. 13000562CAAXMXJAMES B. NUTTER & COMPA-NY, Plaintiff,vs.UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIA-RIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALLO, et. al., Defendant(s).NOTICE OF ACTION – CON-STRUCTIVE SERVICETO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFI-CIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANT-EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTIN THE ESTATE OF BARBARAR. MORRELL, DE-CEASEDwhose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the De-fendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed here-in.YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mort-gage on the following property:LOT33, OF TURKEYRUN, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7, AGES 116-117, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA Legalhas been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or be-fore December 27, 2013 (30 days from the date of First Publication of this Notice) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or im-mediately thereafter; otherwise a de-fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition filed herein.WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at County, Florida, this 27th day of November 2013.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBY: /s/ B. ScippioDEPUTYCLERK05542430December 12, 19, 2013 100Job Opportunities05542121The Lake City Reporter is now seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sales Associate This position requires self motivation and drive to assist business' within the community with their marketing and sales plans. Applying candidates must possess and energetic and professional attitude along with a clean driving history. Pay range is based on experience. This position is offered Salary plus uncapped Commission. Please send all resumes to twestberry@lakecityreporter.comor mail to: Attn: Theresa Westberry 180 East Duval Street, Lake City, Fl 32055 05542526ACCOUNTANT Auditor position open in local CPAFirm. Accounting or related degree and experience required. Acareer position, competative salary and benefits. Send resume to: 05542569World Class CEMENT MANUFACTURER is in need of experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician to install, maintain, and repair electric and electronic equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to: High and low voltage tests and troubleshooting; electric control, piping, wiring, pneumatic, & hydraulic controls, air conditioning, operate mobile equipment, weigh feeders, calibration & troubleshooting, Shenck & Pfister Systems, test, calibrate & troubleshoot; & assist with departments needs as necessary. HS Diploma or equivalent preferred. Experience Required. Position requires working rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, overtime & accept call-ins after hours. Suwannee American Cement, located in Branford, FL. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants send resumes to or fax to Human Resources: 386-935-5071. 100Job OpportunitiesGilman Building Products Co is accepting applications for Security Guard at the Sawmill located in Lake Butler. Ahigh school diploma or equivalent is required. Computer knowledge is required. We have competitive rates & 401K, dental & health insurance, paid vacation & holidays & promotional opportunities. This position is night shift and every weekend. Interested applicants should apply in person from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM at the front office. LOOKING FOR Class A drivers with experience in hauling logs. Call 904-964-4500. Maintenance Assistant Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the immediate position of Part Time Maintenance Assistant to assist with Renovation Projects. Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Apply in Person 1270 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32025 386-752-7900 Drug Free Workplace/EOE 120Medical Employment05542402RN’S/LPN’S 7a-7Pand 7p-7a OPENINGS in a 180 SNF and Rehab Center, full time, excellent benefits, 1-2 years experience in a similar field preferred. Admissions and Marketing Asst ., FT, must be knowledgeable in admissions requirements in a skilled nursing facility with at least 2 years experience. Apply in person at Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 Helvenston St., Live Oak, FL32064. Tel 386-362-7860 05542578M edical Of fice Assistant Word processing, typing and general office knowledge required. Experience in a Doctor's office preferred. Email resume to The Orthopaedic Institute is seeking an experienced, full-timeX-ray Tech forits Lake City location. 240Schools & Education05542377INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499next class1/13/2014• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class1/13/2014• LPN APRIL14, 2014 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies FREE TO good home 12 year old female black lab mix, all shots, heartworm meds incl., single dog family. 386-752-0995 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 420Wanted to Buy K&H TIMBER We Buy Pine Hardwood & Cypress. Large or small tracts. Call 386-288-6875. 430Garage Sales 253 NW Country Lake Dr Sat 12/21 8am-1pm. Couches, end tables, beds, childrens toys, etc. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 2BD/1BACOUNTRY setting, Branford area. $500/mo plus sec 386-590-0642 or 3bd/2ba Clean & quiet. Branford Area $550 + Sec. Country Setting. 386-590-0642 or 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, $700/mo 1st+last+dep requiredlocated in Ellisville. No pets.Contact 352-870-5144 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent1BD/1BA$500 month $200 Security Deposit, Utilities included, 413 Madison St, Call Chris 386-365-2515 2 bd/1ba AC/Heat enclosed back porch/Sun Porch. $450 mth+Sec. Dep. Located across from DOT. Refrences Needed.752-5326 2BR/1BAAPT. CH/A $500. mo $500 dep. No pets 386-697-4814 2BR/1BADUPLEX $650mth Plus Deposit Call 755-6867 ALANDLORD You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 GREATAREA West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $625-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On


6BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 Meaningful work: It’s not just a clich. At Mosaic, it’s a difference that’s real. We offer challenging opportunities that promise to make the most of your skills. That means you’ll have the chance to dig into work that matters and make an impact right from the start.Discover our difference for yourself. With phosphate production facilities in Florida and Louisiana, and operations across the globe, Mosaic’s mission is to help the world grow the food it needs.Discover our career opportunities at difference is real.Meaningful jobs andcareer opportunities 386-961-0244 • 386-984-7134!!FIRST MONTH FREE!!4 Complexes(1 with large pool, 2 with free water)Close to EVERYTHING! 24 Hour Emergency 1 and 2 Bedroom & Studio $400-$575/mo. *AVAILABLE NOW* Self-PropelledVacuum/Chipper/ShredderLike new.$699Call386-754-0854 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 805Lots forSale 1/4 ACRE, new well, septic and power, paved rd, owner fin, no down pym’t, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 Nice 6.65 acre tract of vacant land. Well, septic & power pole. Ready for your site built or MH. $44,000 MLS85624 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 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 to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 2br/2ba mfg home on paved road w/1,216 SqFt, new roof in 2003, fp plus self-contained 35’camper for guests. $69,900 MLS85206 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 3br/2ba In Colubmia County. Large master suite w/glamour bath & split floor plan. on 1/2 acre $174,900 MLS83469 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 3br/2ba on 1 acre! On a beautifully landscaped yard. Lg Master complete w/garden tub. Lg open kit w/lots of cabinets. $137,500 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 Centry 21-Darby Rogers Custom built. Open floor plan w/oversized custom island kit. Master suite has lg sitting area. $199,900 MLS 84561 HeatherCraig 466-9223 810Home forSale Fixer-Upper1940’s House, (1750 Sq Ft) on 5 acres in Ft White. $59,900, owner financing w/$15,000 down payment. I will consider less for cash. Property is 164 Genesis CT, near FTWhite Park. Call Charlie 386-984-7226. Home on over 2 acres! 3br/3ba, 2 FP, unique master suite. 12x14 concrete shet, rv hookup. Jackie Taylor& Associates MLS86793 Sabrina Suggs (386) 854-0686 LG 4br/2ba DWMH on 4.95 acres. FP, lg rooms w/walk-in-closets, master bath w/garden tub, open kit w/lots of cabinet space. $94,995 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 Located in Live Oak 3br/2ba DWMH on 1 acre. New carpet, lg rooms, open kit w/island, spacious master w/garden tub. $64,995 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 STARTOUTor retire in this immaculate, fully furnished home for only $51,000 Nate Sweat (386)628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#82545 SPACIOUS 4BR/2BAbrick home on 3.28 acres, pool, detached garage and pole barn! $169,000 Janet Creel (386) 719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#83668 LOCATION! Great 3BR home overlooking Lake Isabella, new windows, doors & carpet $69,900 Debbie King (386)365-3886 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#84387 GORGEOUS and immactulate 3BR/2BAhome on 5 acres, must see! $124,990 Anite Toneti (386)697-3780 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85544 Spacious 4br,split floor plan w/sep living rm & fam rm. Fenced backyard for privacy & above ground pool MLS81472 $237,000 Missy Zucher 623-0237 Remax Rustic cypress log cabin 2br/1ba w/solar panels. Wood stove & gas range. 18 acres fenced. MLS81761 $94,999 Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 365-2821 Cypress Landing! 3br/2ba w/split floor plan, large kitchen, great room & dining area overlooking lanai $119,000 MLS81996 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Nice mini farm on 2 ac. fenced & cross fencd w/water for livestock. 2br/2ba, all appliances new. $45,000 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473 MLS82569 Riverfront: 114ft, 2/2, 1.156sq ft, completely furnished, shop/ storage, deck at river. $150,000 MLS83114 Glenda McCall 208-5244 Poole Realty Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Brick home. Formal LR, Lg fam room w/brick FP. 2 storage bldgs. Screened porch. $135,000 MLS 83143 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 3BR/2BARanch. Can be purchased w/adjoining lot! $136,000. Adjoining lot is $10,000 Sabrina Suggs (386) 854-0686 Jackie Taylor& Associates MLS83172 810Home forSale Features volume ceilings, master suite w/private den/study, gorgeous pool and game room, lg center island MLS83450 $499,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Great location! Off Paved road in desirable community. 3br/3ba, sep fam rm, Florida rm, wookshop & detached garage. MLS83598 Missy Zucker 623-0237 Remax Country living close to town: beautiful well maintained home & manicured grounds. 3/2 $159,000 MLS83604 Sherrel McCall 688-7563 Poole Realty Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Near Santa Fe River.Well maintained manufactured home on 1.8 acres. $64,900 MLS84076 Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Super package. Modular home on 1 acre lot. 3br/2ba. Front porch & back deck. $69,900 MLS84092 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Beautiful home, pool, tile, carpet & hickory flooring, FPwith gas insert, granite in baths. $225,000 FPw/gas insert MLS84384 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Well kept 3br/2br. Vaulted ceiling great rm leads to FLrm. $124,900 MLS 84613 Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Home on 5 acres. 4br/2ba split floor plan. Lg back porch leads right to pool. $229,900 MLS84651 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Century 21-Darby Rogers Price Reduced! Recently remodeled trilevel home, lg open kitchen w/lots of cabinets. $199,000 MLS84683 HeatherCraig 466-9223 3/2.5 brick home. FP, vaulted ceilings & beautifully landscaped yard w/3 outbuildings. 24x34 metal bldg. $219,000 MLS84695 Irvin Dees 208-4276 Poole Realty Retirement living 55+ 2br/2ba, open kit w/bar & dining room, lg br, office /craft w/lots of windows $80,000 MLS84702 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 3br/2ba in Union County on 1.3+/acres! Upgrades incl gorgeous cabinetry, granite countetops, 10’ceilings. $235,000 MLS84716 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 7+/acres! 4br/2.5ba, in Union County. Built in 2001. Very spacious w/many upgrades. Amust see! $289,900 MLS84803 Swift Creek Realty 800-833-0499 2br/1ba on almost a half acre. Quiet & well maintained neighborhood. Gorgeous view. MLS84808 $199,900 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax Quality home. 2.87 acres can be divided for 2nd dewelling. Small cabin on property w/wood burning stove. $137,500 MLS84864 David Mincey 590-0157 Poole Realty 810Home forSale Lg Manufactured 4br/2ba, 2040sq ft, covered fr porch, screen back porch, island in kit, laundry off kit. $110,000 MLS84966 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 321 NWSunset Hill Ct offers astonishing panoramic view! 3,629 SqFt brick home on 2 acres w/inground pool $289,500 MLS84978 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Very private 4br/2ba country brick on 5 horse ready acres. Fenced & cross fenced. Lg barn/workshop MLS85044 $213,900 Remax Professionals Jo Lytte 365-2521 2br/2ba home, w/upgraded kit cabinets, enclosed sunroom. Master br has 2 closets & shower. 2nd bd has full bath. MLS85066 $70,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Solid Brick 3br/2ba, great room, fam room. Open back patio overlooks private back yard, 1 acre. MLS85098 $185,000 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Concrete block home in town. LR, fam rm w/wood burning FP. Master br has 1.5 ba $108,900 MLS 85161 Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Well maintained custom built, many unique features. Split floor plan, plus more! $349,999 Centry 21 Darby Rogers MLS85308 HeatherCraig 466-9223 2br/1ba in town. Built in 1996 & includes some appliances. Large carport. Ready to be moved into! $89,000 MLS85365 Poole Realty Vern Roberts 688-1940 Tri-River Farms! 3br/2ba beautifully maintained mfg home with workshop all on 2.31 acres in Branford area $79,900 MLS85370 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Country Home only minutes from town! 3br/2ba on sq 1-acre lot w/1,709SqFt.Quiet & cozy neighborhood. $128,900 MLS85473 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5100 3B Wood look vinyl in kitchen & dining room. 1 acre fenced. Piece of country just minutes to I-75 $499,000 MLS85528 Jo Lytte 365-2821 Remax Professionals Handyman Special! This beautiful 16 acres is priced to sell! Home needs a little TLC; ONLY $89,900 MLS85598 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Brick 3br/1ba, corner lot, near shopping, parks, schools, screen porch, wooded deck, fenced back yard. $94,000 Denise MilliganBose Realty 397-3313 MLS85637 Beautiful Pool home on 3/4 acre. Lg 4br/2ba almost 2000sf & sits in spectacular & manicured subdivision. $209,000 MLS85657 Remax Missy Zucher 623-0237 Beautiful 3.5 acres surround large Ranch style 3br/3ba in High Point Subdivision. $159,900 MLS85669 Missy Zecher 623-0237 Remax 820Farms & Acreage10 ACRES with w/ss/pp. Owner financed, low down payment Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www 830Commercial PropertyHOME/OFFICE Building in town with 1,564 sq. ft., very nice! Only $95,000 (386) 719-0382 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85234 Beauty Parlor, great office location! With purchase of adjoining lot $165,000 Sabrina Suggs (386)854-0686 MLS85381 Jackie Taylor& Associates 860Investment PropertyLOADED Hunting camp on 89 acres with everything (call for list) you need! $299,000 Rob Edwards (386)965-0763 Hallmark Real Estate MLS#85131 Buy your own private fresh water spring on the Sante Fe River. 4,500ft of water frontage & 561 acres. MLS83354 William Golightly 590-6681 Poole Realty PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter