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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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John H. Perry
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Lake City men
arrested following
traffic stop.

Two Lake City men face
drug-related chargesfollowing
their arrest after a traffic stop
in Gainesville, during which
found ste-
roids, pre-
drugs, drug
lia, narcotics
Dicks and cash in
their vehi-
cle, police
reports said.
22, 232 SW
Perkins Drive and
Lynard Dicks, 33, 1272
SE Rossi Drive, were each
charged with. two counts of
possession of a controlled
substance with intent to sell,
two counts .of drug posses-
sion, possession of prescrip-
tion drugs without a prescrip-
tion, possession of less than
20 grams of marijuana and
possession of drug parapher-
nalia. They were arrested at
12:26 a.m. Sunday.
Perkins and Dicks were
booked in to the Alachua
County Jail, but both have
bonded out since their week-
end arrest, authorities said.
Dicks was released Sunday on
$36,000 bond and Perkins was
released Monday on $41,000
According to Gainesville
Police Department reports,
Perkins was driving when
Gainesville Police Department
officer John M. Pandak pulled
the vehicle over for a traffic
violation. Perkins reportedly
gave consent for a .vehicle
In the driver's side door
of the vehicle, authorities
reportedly found a condom
box containing two 450 ml
bottles of testosterone, two
250 ml bottles of Trendolone
Forte, one 250 ml bottle of
Testosterone and one 250 ml
bottle of Deca Durabolin all
Schedule III narcotics.
According to the DEA Web
site, a Schedule III drug is a
drug or other substance that
has a potential for abuse less
than those listed in schedules
I and II; the drug or other sub-
stance has a currently accept-
ed medical use in treatment in
the United States; and abuse
of the drug or other substance
tmay lead to moderate or low
physical dependence or high
psychological dependence.
Reports said the front pas-
senger door pocket contained
a Ziploc bag containing four
400 ml bottles of Testosterone
and two 400 ml bottles of Deca
Durabolin, also Schedule III
DRUGS continued on 3A


O'Brien family hopes new
treatment will aid son in
battling rare form of MD.


Procko of O'Brien
have been working
toward a cure since
the day their son,
Evan, 7, was diagnosed with
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy,
a rare and particularly virulent
form of MD. Now they've final-
ly got reason to hope.
Evan, 7, is one of 12 children
in the United States, and the
only one from Florida, par-
ticipating in a clinical trial to
treat his Duchenne Muscular
Dystrophy. The experimen-
tal treatment, called Exon
Skipping, was devised by the
pharmaceutical company, AVI.
"This is a step forward for
everyone, and we feel real for-
tunate to be included in this,"
said Bill Procko, his father.
Since Aug. 18, Evan began
flying weekly to Children's
Nationwide Hospital in
Columbus, Ohio, for IV infu-
sions. Evan has a certain
genetic mutation of the illness
that made him eligible to par-
ticipate in the study.
Evan was just 4 when he
was diagnosed with Duchenne
Muscular Dystrophy in March
The disease results in
muscle degeneration, difficulty
walking, breathing and, even-
tually, death. It is caused by
a mutation in the dystrophin
gene which creates the protein
dystrophin, an important struc-
tural component within muscle
One in 3,500 boys has the
"However, its the most
lethal genetic disorder among
children world wide," Bill
Procko said.
Symptoms begin to show
around 3 or 4, Bill Procko said.
EVAN continued on 3A

Courtesy photos
TOP: Evan Procko, 7, and Bill Procko of O'Brien travel
to Columbus, Ohio weekly for IV infusions at Children's
Nationwide Hospital. LEFT: The Procko family, clockwise, Bill,
Kimberly, Evan and Billy. ABOVE: Evan Procko enjoys play-
ing outdoors some years back.

Triple toss

Members of the Columbia High School rifle line practice a triple toss at the school Monday.
Pictured are Ashlee Oliver (from left), 16, Sara Ellis, 16, Tynavia Woodard, 17, and Lorianne
Pocock, 16.

Battle over

disaster aid


Associated Press
WASHINGTON A political battle between
the tea party-drivenHouse and the Democratic-
controlled Senate is threatening to slow money
to the government's main disaster aid account,
which is so low that new rebuilding projects
have been put on hold to help victims of
Hurricane Irene and future disasters.
The Federal Emergency ManagementAgency
has less than $800 million in its disaster coffers.
A debate over whether to cut spending else-
where in the federal budget to pay for tornado
and hurricane aid seems likely to delay legisla-
tion to provide the billions of dollars needed to
replenish FEMA's disaster aid in the upcoming
budget year.
House Majority Leader Eric. Cantor, R-Va.,
said the House will require offsetting spend-
ing cuts. Irene caused significant damage in
Virginia, and Cantor's own district sustained
damage from last week's earthquake.
BATTLE continued on 3A

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ABC hopes 'The Chew' can win over fans


of food and style TVs
biggest stars, Mario
Batali and Clinton Kelly
among them, help ABC
Ssoap fans get over cancellation of
Their favorite stories? The network's
counting on it for "The Chew."
Iron Chef or Martha Stewart this
isn't Nor will the five co-hosts take
on top news of the day like their
cousins over at "The View" once the
show premieres live on Sept 26 in
place of "All My Children" and "One
Life to Live."
What you'll see is simple, fun tips
for cheap and easy living. During a
. recent practice irun, the ever-ador-
, able Iron Chef Michael Symon salted
skirt steak as fie shared about his
Greek-Sicilian mother and made it'
clear: Vinaigrette is two parts fat to
one part acid.
Kelly, co-host of TLC's "What Not
to Wear," urged parents tp bring
their kids back to the dinner table
by letting theii draw ori butcher
block paper.for placemats. Got'some
shriveled Citrus? Don't let it go to
waste. Slice it up and float it in a vase
topped by a cheery hydrangea blos-.
If it sounds like stuff the more
sophisticated Stewart might have
thought up, in kindergarten, you're
right bit that's' OK with Chew's
executivee producer, Gordon Elliott
He's going for "easily digestible,'
pardon the pun." Besides, the food
porn'0 good with lots of deletable
close-ips. .:- ,

O'Neill's Walk of Fame
star in front f shoe store
O'Neill's new star on the Hollywood .
Walk of Fame would seem to be in
an appropriate spotL in front of a
shoe store on Hdllywood Boulevard.
O'Neill used to play shoe salesman
Al Bundy oh the long-running sit-

Co-hosts of ABC's 'The Chew,' Iron Chef Michael Symon (from left), Carla Hall,
Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz react to audience applause Friday during a rehearsal
of the show in New York.

com "Married With
The Walk of Fame
says the. Emmy-
nominated star of
"Modern Family"
received his side-
O'Neil .walk honor Tuesday.
The ceremony will
feature his two TV.wives, Sofia
Vergara from "Modern Family,"the
current ABC hit, and Katey Sagal
from "Married with Children."

Aftest, Bono, Nancy
Grace on new 'DWTS'
LOS ANGELES The new cast
of. dancingg With the Stars" has
been revealed.
ABC said the 13th
season of the hit
show will feature
a mix of actors,
athletes and TV
personalities. Set to
tango and quickstep
Artest with professional

dance partners will be basketball
star Ron Artest; World Cup soc-
cer player Hope Solo; reality stars
Robert Kardashian, Kristin Cavallari
and Chaz Bono; TV personalities
Nancy Grace, Carson Kressley and
Ricki Lake; singer-actress Chynna
Phillips; actors David Arquette and
J.R. Martinez; and Italian actress
Elisabetta Canalis, who may be
better known in the United States
for being George Clooney's ex-girl-

'Survivor' all-star
considers governor run
all-star contestant Rupert Boneham
is considering a run for governor of
Boneham has formed an explor-
atory committee to possibly seek the"
Libertarian Party's nomination for
governor. He said that.the current
field of candidates doesn't under-
stand the problems.
E Associated Press

Celebrity Birthdays

* Baseball Hall-of-Famer
Frank Robinson is 76.
* Actor Warren Berlinger is
* Actor Richard Gere is 62.
* Rock musician Gina
Schock (The Go-Go's) is 54.

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* Actor Zack Ward is 41.
* Actor Chris Tucker is 39.
* Actress Sara Ramirez is
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Man hid snakes,

tortoises in pants
Transportation Security
Administration said a man.
tried to board a TAM
Airlines flight to Brazil ;
,with nylon bags filled with
seven exotic snakes and
three tortoises.
TSA spokesman
Jonathon Allen said
Sthe man was stopped
.'after passing through a
body scanner at Miami
International Airport last
.-Thursday. Security officials
spotted the nylon bags
filled with snakes and tor-
toises stuffed inside the
man's pants.
The critters were taken
by the U.S. Department
of Fish and Wildlife. The
unidentified passenger was

2 arrested for
selling jaguar pelts
MIAMI Two Texas
residents are in custody
for allegedly selling jaguar
skins smuggled into the
U.S. from Mexico.
According to the U.S.
Attorney's Office in Miami,
Elias Garcia Garcia,
52, and Maria Angela
Plancarte, 52, sold pelts for
$7,000 to undercover wild-
life agents in Texas and
Florida and promised to
sell them up to 10 more.
Garcia and Plancarte
are both from La Feria,
Texas. They were arrested
last week in Texas and will
be transferred to Miami
to face federal charges
of conspiring to traffic
in protected wildlife and
violating the Endangered
Species Act

Rehab center gets
second whale
Orlando is adding a
resident to its new ceta-
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Ten years after 9/11
Patrick Murphy, Director of Training, looks out on the flight
line from a hangar, at the Sunrise Aviation flight school in
Ormond Beach. Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, government
screening has made it harder for foreign students to enroll
in civilian flight.schools like a handful of the hijackers had
done, banking on America being inviting and a place to learn

stranded in the Florida
Keys was approved for the
company's permanent col-
The park's application
to the National Marine
Fisheries Service was.
approved Friday to house
the whale, which was
stranded earlier this year.
The whale is a
1,200-pound, 13-foot-long
female and will be treated
for a spine curvature,
muscle disease and bac-
terial pneumonia. Park
officials said the whale was
deemed unfit to return to
the wild.

Man shoots ex-
wife in parking lot
Authorities said a man
shot his ex-wife in the
parking lot of an elementa-
ry school near Kissimmee.
The shooting happened
about 5 p.m. Monday,
while students in the
extended-day program
were still inside Pleasant
Hill Elementary School.
The Osceola County
Sheriff's Office said John
Maya, 44, was taken
into custody and will be

charged with attempted
murder and aggra-
vated domestic battery.
Detectives recovered a
handgun they believe was
used in the shooting.

Dogs hit by Irene
to be examined
About a dozen stray dogs
rescued in Puerto Rico just
before Hurricane Irene hit
last week are on their way
to the Humane Society of
Broward County.
The dogs arrived at
Miami International
Airport Tuesday morning
and were being driven to
the facility in Dania Beach.
Humane Society spokes-
woman Cherie Wachter
said the dogs will undergo
medical examinations.
They could be available
for adoption as early as
The dogs were picked
up by a rescue group
called Adopt-A-Soto just
before the storm hit Some
of the group's kennels
.were damaged. The rescue
group is quickly running
out of room for dogs.
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Daily Scripture
"Consequently, you are no lon-
ger foreigners and strangers,
but fellow citizens with God's
people and also members of his
Ephesians 2:19

Thought for Today
"When you pray, rather let
your heart be without words
than your words without
John Bunyun,
English writer and preacher (1628-1688)

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Consumers gloomy but spending says otherwise

WASHINGTON (AP) Economists have
advice for anyone worried that consumers
are too fearful to keep spending- Look at
what they're doing, not what they're saying.
A survey of consumer confidence shows
that Americans were spooked early this
month by the standoff over the debt ceil-
ing, a downgrade of U.S. long-term debt
and a swoon in stock prices.
But maybe only temporarily.
If stock prices stay steady, consumers
will likely keep spending, and the economy
should improve modestly in the months
ahead, economists say. Most downplayed
the results of a Conference Board survey
released Tuesday that showed consumers
were in a gloomy mood in early August.
"They tend to register their anxiety

about the future in these surveys ... with-
out actually curtailing their spending," said
Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
The board said its consumer confidence
index sank to 44.5 in August, a 15-point
drop from July. That was a much sharper
fall than expected. And it brought the
index to its lowest point since April 2009.
A reading above 90 would show the econ-
omy was on solid footing.
The report coincided with similarly glum
results from a survey of business and con-
sumer sentiment in Europe. In that poll,
European retailers were pessimistic about
the future, and consumers were fearful of
losing their jobs. A major factor was Europe's
debt crisis.

For August, economists don't expect
Americans to cut their spending sharply, if at
all. Most foresee consumer spending, which
drives about 70 percent of the economy, ris-
ing faster in the July-September period than
in the preceding three months.
Ken Perkins of Retail Metrics Inc., a
research firm, noted that the mood of con-
sumers has been downbeat all year. Yet sales
at retail chains have remained relatively
"There's been a little bit of a disconnect,"
Perkins said. "Consumers say one thing and
do another."
Consider Otis Herring of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Herring has cut back on eating out and buy-
ing comfort food. But a couple of days ago,
he spent about $80 shopping at an outlet

mall in Massachusetts.
"You splurge a little bit here and there,"
said Herring, 26, a dancer in Brooklyn.
"People haven't stopped shopping. They've
figured out what they can and can't do and
adjusted accordingly."
Ken Mayland, president of ClearView
Economics, said he doesn't even pay atten-
tion to the Conference Board's survey or
a similar one issued by Thomson Reuters
and the University of Michigan.
Mayland looks instead at the savings
rate, which reflects consumers' actual
behavior. On Monday, the government
said the household savings rate. dipped
to a four-month low of 5 percent in July.
Consumers spent money a bit faster than
they earned it

EVAN: New treatment could aid O'Brien boy in battle with rare form of MD

Continued From Page 1A

The average lifespan of
a child with Duchenne is
late teens to early 20s.
The children lose the
ability to walk before
eventually losing lung
and heart function, said
Kimberly Procko, Evan's
The couple first noticed
there was something
wrong with Evan about a
year before he was diag-
nosed, Bill Procko said.
Evan was having trouble
running, jumping and
climbing stairs.
"His physical activity
was different from kids his
own age," he said.
Initially they thought he
was just developing more
slowly than other chil-
dren but soon noticed his
calves seemed abnormally
enlarged, Bill Procko
said. The couple started
researching his symptoms
online and results kept
coming back to Duchenne.
Evan was taken to a
pediatrician in Lake City
who told the family not to
"We felt relieved for a
short while, but the symp-
toms wouldn't go away,"
he said. "We had him
officially diagnosed with a
DNA test."
It's heartbreaking to see
her son suffer, Kimberly
Procko said.
"Duchenne doesn't
wait," she said. "It's a daily
thing. To me its like a

Key Senate Democrats
said they'll oppose the idea
of offsetting cuts when a
bill funding FEMA gets
under way in the Senate.
Of $130 billion provided
in FEMA disaster funds
over the, past two decades,
some $110 billion has been
provided as emergency
funding in addition to the
annual budget.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-
Ill., the Senate's No. 2
Democrat, said Tuesday
the number and cost of
disasters have grown dra-
matically over the past few
years and that it's unreal-
istic to require offsetting
spending cuts. Durbin pre-
sided over a recent hearing
on disaster costs.
"If (Cantor) believes that
we can nip and tuck at the
rest of the federal budget
and somehow take care of
disasters, he's totally out of
touch with reality," Durbin
Sen. Mary Landrieu, a
Democrat from Louisiana
- her state is still
rebuilding six years after
Hurricane Katrina said
that she will take advan-
tage of a little-noticed provi-
sion in the recently passed
debt limit and budget deal
that permits Congress to
pass several billion dollars
in additional FEMA disas-
ter aid without budget cuts
elsewhere. The provision
in the new law would allow
at least $6 billion in disas-
ter aid to be added to the
budget for the fiscal year
starting Oct. 1.
Landrieu chairs the
Appropriations homeland
security panel responsible
for FEMA's budget, and
she's pushing back hard

monster inside his body
consuming his body."
Once he loses an abil-
ity it's not something that
will come back, Kimberly
Procko said.
"Ift's scary for parents
not knowing how much
longer a child will be con-
sumed by monster until
treatment comes down,"
she said.
The family has been
waiting since his diagno-
sis for a clinical trial to
be approved by the FDA.
The trial was delayed sev-
eral times due to funding
'We kept hearing it was
around the corner then it
was delayed," Kimberly
Procko said.
Hearing that Evan had
been picked for the clinical
trial was "the greatest feel-
ing since the birth of our
children," Bill Procko said.
Exon Skipping is a gene
therapy in which the body
is fooled into reading the
mistake in the DNA like a
normal sentence instead
of an error, he said. The
injections don't produce
everything he needs,
but it has the potential to
increase Evan's lifespan
"It's our greatest hope
right now to buy time
.before a cure," Bill Procko
For each infusion, Evan
goes to Ohio on Tuesdays,
receives an hour-long IV

against a GOP demand that
boosts in disaster relief be
"paid for" with cuts else-
where in the budget
The House FEMA fund-
ing measure, passed in
early June, provides $1 bil-
lion in immediate disaster
funding paid for by cuts to
a loan program backed by
the Obama administration
to encourage the produc-
tion offuel-efficientvehicles
and taps into Obama, pri-
orities like first responder
grants to add $850 million
to the administration's $1.8
billion disaster aid request
for 2012.
"We should address
emergency aid in the way
we traditionally have in the
past without political
strings attached," Landrieu
said. Her version of the leg-
islation will provide a signifi-
cant increase in disaster aid
funding without offsetting
spending cuts as permitted
under the just-passed bud-
get deal, she said.
Landrieu isn't getting a
lot of help from the White
House. Its February
request for disaster fund-
ing next year is insufficient
to fund pending demands
from past disasters like
hurricanes Katrina, Rita
and Gustav and the massive
Tennessee floods of last
spring and it threatens
to slow rebuilding efforts
in Joplin, Mo., and the
Alabama towns devastated
by tornadoes last spring.
The shortfalls in FEMA's
disaster aid account have
been obvious to lawmakers
on Capitol Hill for months
- and privately acknowl-
edged to them by FEMA
- but the White House has
opted against asking for

on Wednesday and under-
goes through four hours of
observation before flying
back home that evening.
This routine will continue.
every week until February.
Initially Evan was ner-
vous about the treatment
"He doesn't like nee-
dles," Bill Procko said. "No
one does really, but after
a while he relaxed and
found it wasn't so bad."
Before the treatment
could begin, a muscle
biopsy had to be per-
It was a mix of emotions
for the family when Evan
had his first treatment,
said Kimberly Procko.
They were elated for the
opportunity oB one hand,
but it was hard to see him
go through the procedure.
"A muscle biopsy is no
small thing for a little kid
Who stresses over a band
aid being pulled off," she
Also the family had to
trust the scientists."What
they're doing is mess-
ing with his genetics,"
Kimberly Procko said. "It's
just so overwhelming."
The family doesn't know
if Evan's getting actual
medicine or a placebo, Bill
Procko said. Participants
were assigned a number
without identifying which
person, is receiving what
"Whether he is getting
it or not, we're excited," he

more money, riling many
"Despite the fact that
the need ... is well known,"
Reps. Robert Aderholt,
R-Ala., and David Price,
D-N.C., wrote the admin-
istration last month, "it
unfortunately appears that
no action is being taken
by the administration."
The lawmakers chair the
House panel responsible
for FEMA's budget
FEMA now admits the
disaster aid shortfall could
approach $5 billion for the
upcoming budget year, and
thafs before accounting for
As a result, funds to
help states and local gov-
ernments rebuild from
this year's tornadoes
as well as past disasters
have been frozen. Instead,
FEMA is only paying for
the "immediate needs" of
disaster-stricken communi-
ties, which include debris
removal, food, water and
emergency shelter.
"Going into September
being the peak part of hur-
ricane season, and with
Irene, we didn't want to
get to the point where we
would not have the funds
to continue to support the
previous impacted survi-
vors as well as respond to
the next disaster," FEMA
Administrator Craig Fugate
told reporters at the White
House on Monday.
Earlier this year, the
administration requested
$1.8 billion for FEMA's
disaster relief fund, despite
pent-up demands for much
more. Appropriations for
last year totaled four times
that amount.
FEMA estimates that the

said. "It's a step forward."
The research trial is
not a cure for Duchenne
Muscular Dystrophy.
"It could buy us some
time, or it might not," Bill
Procko said. 'We don't
relax and think all things
are taken care of. They're
definitely not"
Currently, Evan is in
the first grade and doing
well in school, Kimberly
Procko said.
"You probably wouldn't
notice anything is wrong
with him," she said. "It's
not a sad story unless you
look at the future and don't
try to make it better."
Bill Procko said his son
is "just a ball of fun."
"He's always laughing
and playing with his broth-
er (Billy,.11)," he said.
Evan can get really frus-
trated sometimes because
he can't participate in
certain activities like other
children, Kimberly Procko
"In his heart, he was.
.to do things so bad," she
The "golden age" is
said to be 7 for children
with Duchenne Muscular
Dystrophy, Bill Procko
"They're at the peak of
their physical abilities of
life at this point," he said.
"It starts, to decline after-
The golden age gives
the illusion that the dis-

request still left the disaster
fund short by $2 billion to
$4.8 billion for the upcom-
ing fiscal year. Those are
figures the agency provid-
ed to Congress last spring
before Irene or the tor-
nadoes that destroyed huge
swaths of Joplin or beat up
the South.
It's hardly the first time
that longer-term rebuilding
projects like schools and
sewer systems have been
frozen out to make sure
there's money to provide
" disaster victims with imme-
diate help with food, water
and shelter. But it's frus-
trating to communities like
Nashville, Tenn., which is
rebuilding from last year's
historic floods.
Associated Press writer
Alicia A. Caldwell contrib-
uted to this report.

order isn't so bad, Bill
Procko said.
"However, it's the natu-
ral growth pushing back
the devastating effects,"
he said.
As far as Evan is con-
cerned he is going to grow
up, Kimberly Procko said.
"He doesn't realize it
gets worse, or fatal," she
said. "He said when he
grows up he wants to be a
cook. He loves to cook."
Sometimes she is at a
loss to to explain the disor-
der to him.
. "The heartbreaking
fimes come when he asks
directly, 'Mom can I grow
up and drive you around?'"
Kimberly Procko said.
"Deep in my heart I hope
he can move his arms when
he's old enough to drive."
The community has
been very supportive
of the family in provid-
ing donations, Kimberly
Procko said. They are
asking for continued sup-
port, and donations can

be made via their website
"We don't expect people
to have to do anything and
thankful for what they can
do," she said.
Any amount of dona-
tions matter to the family,
lKimberly Procko said.
Small donations add up.
Donations go directly
toward researching cures
for the disorder, she said.
Years ago polio seemed
like an impossible thing to
conquer, Bill Procko said.
However, donations came
in to help eradicate the
The Prockos want to do
the same with Duchenne
Muscular Dystrophy
"These little boys are
just waiting for the chance
to grow up," he said.
'"These are completely .
capable little boys who
could be presidents or
could be making the songs
we hear on the radio to.
sing along. Let's change
the world."

DRUGS: 2 face charges

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The center console con-
tained two unuised syripg-
es, seven Oxycodone
pills, one Alprazolam
pill, one 250 ml bottle of
Deca Durabolin, one 250
ml bottle of Testosterone
and three 1 ml bottles of
In the center console of
the vehicle, authorities said
they also found a vaporizer.
that contained marijuana
In addition Perkins had
$505 in cash in his pocket
and Dicks had $310 cash in
' his pocket Authorities later
recovered $2,123 from the

vehicle's glove box. Dicks
reportedly told authorities
the money in the glove box
was his.
"The amount of steroids
and Oxycodone discovered
are greater than what would
be considered a personal
amount," Pandak wrote in
his arrest report. 'That,
combined with the large
amount of cash discovered
on both defendants, is con-
sistent with the sale of nar-
cotics, and that fact led to
law enforcement officers to
believe that both de fen-
dants were engaged in the
common enterprise of sell-
ing narcotics."

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011







resident Obama
roasted into the
White House thanks
in part to the youth
vote, individuals
aged 18-29 who bought into his
vague promise to bring change.
During Mr. Obama's term in
office, however, many of this
group known as Millennials -
have been forced to learn how
to subsist on pocket change.
This isn't quite what they were
expecting when they turned out
in historic droves in 2008.
According to a recent poll
commissioned by Generation
Opportunity, 57 percent of
Millennials participating said.
they will learn more about the
policy positions of presidential
candidates in the 2012 election
than they did in 2008. This is
bad news for Mr. Obama, who
is encumbered with a record
that hurts young adults. His
$825 billion so-called stimulus
robbed the private sector of
cash needed for job growth,
while Obamacare will squeeze
money from these healthiest of
Americans through fines and
forced participation to subsidize
treatment for old sick people.
"Young people are disil-
lusioned after 2008, when the
message was change," points
out Surbhi Godsay of the youth-
research organization CIRCLE.
The unemployment rate for
16-24 year-olds is 18.1 percent,
down from the record-breaking
high of 19.1 percent a year ago,
while 25-34 year-olds face a
rate of 9.7 percent, higher than
the national average. Not help-
ing Mr. Obama's re-election
chances is a report that this
group retains no particular
political loyalty, according
to Paul Conway, president
of Generation Opportunity.
"Millennials are solutions-
oriented," he told Anneke E.
Green of The Washington
Times. "They have their own
recommendations, they want
to be heard, and they want
The problem is, things just
keep getting worse.

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A defense of scholarly life

I A 1 s a former uni-
versity professor,
Pope Benedict XVI
spoke from experi-
nce Aug. 19 when
he addressed young univer-
sity professors in Madrid. He
encouraged the professors to
resist pressures on the acade-
my to focus on job skills rather
than a broader education,
which I translate to mean the
old ideal of the scholarly life.
Given the utilitarian approach
to education most American
universities are embarked on,
the pope's speech interested
me. The United States needs a
Benedict who speaks passion-
ately and often about the true
role of professors.
"At times one has the idea
that the mission of a univer-
sity professor nowadays is
exclusively that of forming
competent and efficient profes-
sionals capable of satisfying the
demand for labor at any given
time," the pontiff said, accord-
ing to a transcript released by
Vatican Radio. "One also hears
it said that the only thing that
matters at the present moment
is pure technical ability.
'"This sort of utilitarian
approach to education is in fact
becoming more widespread,
even at the university level,
promoted especially by sectors
outside the university. All the
same, you who, like myself,
have had an experience of.
the university, and now are
members of the teaching staff,
surely are looking for some-
thing more lofty and capable
of embracing the full measure
of what it is to be human. We
know that when mere utility
and pure pragmatism become
the principal criteria, much
is lost and the results can be
In most parts of the United
States, professors, especially

Bill Maxwell

those at public universities,-are
fast becoming pawns in political
agendas that are discounting
their value. Driven by budget
'crises that give them conve-
nient cover, many elected offi-
cials, such as Texas Gov. Rick
Perry and Florida Gov. Rick
Scott, make no secret of their "reinvent" public
higher education by operating
it like
For generations, scholars
have cautioned about the
tendency in America to see
everything, including university
education, through the prism
of the free market. More than a
decade ago, for example, soci-
ologist Robert Bellah argued
that freedom in the market is
tyranny in other "spheres" such
as the professions, politics and
He said that a decent soci-
ety depends on the autonomy.
of the spheres. When money
takes over politics, only a
shadow of democracy remains.
Similarly, when money takes
over higher education, deci-
sions are made based on the
bottom line, and professional
authority is cast aside.
Departments and programs
and faculty are assessed by
their productivity, meaning the
amount of dollars they bring
in and the number of gradu-
ates they churn out. Under
such conditions, universities no
longer are fulfilling their real

American universities should
not totally ignore the values
and practices of the market-
place. They cannot viably exist
if they do. But our universities
must not become an industry
redesigned to be operated like,
say, the U.S. automobile and
home loan industries. -
Call me out of touch, but I
subscribe to the late Cardinal
John Henry Newman's idea
of the university. The priest,
scholar and poet who founded
what is now University College
Dublin, NeWvman argued that
the university does not exist for
the sole purpose of conveying
information and expertise.
"A university," he wrote,
"educates the intellect to rea-
son well in all matters, to reach
out towards truth, and grasp it."
He further stated "the general
principles of any study you may
learn by books at home; but the
detail, the color, the tone, the
air, the life which makes it live.
.in us, you must catch all these
from those in whom it lives
For Newman, as it is with
Benedict, the university is
a place where students live
for scholarship, where labor
and leisure go hand in hand,
where students sacrifice,
where they fashion their lives
around their studies and con-
I dare say that at its core,
American higher education
is being coarsened as our
universities increasingly
adopt the business model and
forsake the scholarly life. I
have no doubt that this trend
is having a negative effect on
our social order. We are losing
the sense of what it means to
be human.
* Bill Maxwell is a columnist
and editorial writer for the
St. Petersburg Times.

Robert Bridges




My parents told
me as a boy that
it seemed they'd
been my age
just a short time
"It goes by fast," they coun-
seled. "Enjoy every moment,
best you can, and don't waste a
Made no sense at all at the
To a boy, then a teen, life
passed slowly.
Waiting for Christmas, then
to be old enough to drive with
the clock at a crawl I was sure
those moments would never
As most of you know well,
though, the calendar picks up
speed considerably as things
It's kind of like a locomo-
tive, spinning its massive iron
wheels at first, seemingly
going nowhere,.then gaining
inevitable momentum, until the.
scenery's no more than a blur.
Makes sense, I guess.
To a 6-year-old in June,
Christmas is far too distant to
be more than a glimmer. Think
about it. To a child that.age, six
months is nearly one-tenth the
.total time he's walked the earth.'-
To a man of 52, however, six
months is but a sliver. Anyone
my age can do six months
standing on his head, as is
-.often said in less sanguine cir-
In a philosophy class in col-
lege we read a book called
'"The Phenomenology of
Internal Time Consciousness"
yes, that's the actual title -
which may or may not have
said something along the same
lines. Frankly, I'm still not sure
what it said.
Be that as it may, there's no
cause for alarm on account of
any of this.
With age doesn't always
come wisdom, but certainly
comes perspective. Sometimes
that's as close as we get, but
sometimes that's enough.
As for me, I'm happy to be
right where I am, both in space
and time.
Nonetheless, if there's any-
body out there under, say, 25 .
reading this, listen carefully.
You may not think it, but the
clock's ticking. And it's only
going to get louder.
0 Robert Bridges is editor of the
Lake City Reporter.

Needed: Wider mortgage refinancing plan

e economy needs
I boost to create
Jobs, but Republicans
I in Congress are
A opposed to even the
most modest stimulus propos-
als. The Obama administration
has to find a way around this
Since 2008, well-regarded
economists have been argu-
ing for a mortgage refinancing
plan that would allow more
homeowners to take advantage
of low interest rates without
rewarding the irresponsible or
adding to the deficit. Last week
The New York Times reported
that the Obama administration
is again considering such a
plan. This time it must follow
Millions of homeowners
can't take advantage of interest
rates near 4 percent because
federal rules forbid refinanc-
ing by those who owe more

on their homes than they're
worth. The idea under consid-
eration, which mirrors a bill
co-authored by Sens. Barbara
Boxer, D-Calif., and Johnny
Isakson, R-Ga., would allow
homeowners to refinance fed-
erally guaranteed loans regard-
less of their home's value but
only if they're current on their
mortgage payments.
This does not increase gov-
ernment risk. It does the oppo-
site, since reducing monthly
payments makes default less
likely. By preventing many
foreclosures, it would help sta-
bilize the housing market and
cover most of the program's
R. Glenn Hubbard, chairman
of the Council of Economic
Advisers under President
George W. Bush, was an origi-
nal proponent of this idea. Now
dean of Columbia's Graduate
School of Business, he has

cowritten op-eds and devel-
oped research supporting this
approach, focusing on its stim-
ulative effects. GOP Senate
leader Mitch McConnell also
pushed for a similar plan in
It could save homeowners
almost $85 billion every year
- an $850 billion boost to the
economy over 10 years, since
the money could be spent on
other things.
The loudest objections come
from bondholders, who would
make smaller profits. But as
Hubbard and others note,
bondholders know the mort-
gages in which they invest
can be refinanced any time;
that's why they get generous
returns. Besides, they ben-
efited enormously from federal
action earlier in the economic
This mortgage program
would benefit those who've

suffered most and gotten no
help: middle-class homeown-
ers who have seen their home
values plummet but still
have kept up the payments.
One study estimated that 61
percent of the eligible mort-
gages are worth $100,000 to
$300,000; these are mostly
modest homes.
Details of the plan are unre-
solved. Boxer has asked the
head of the Federal Housing
Finance Agency to implement
most of her bill on his own.
Others call for legislation.
However it gets done, it
makes sense. How many ideas
out there would boost the
economy, help .responsible
homeowners and stabilize the
housing market all at little
or no cost? The Obama admin-
istration should put all of its
energy behind this one.
* San Jose Mercury News


Does automation in the air dull pilot skill?

Associated Press

airline pilots forgetting how
to fly? As planes become
ever more reliant on auto-
mation to navigate crowd-
ed skies, safety officials
worry there will be more
deadly accidents traced to
pilots who have lost their
hands-on instincts in the
Hundreds of people
have died over the past five
years in "loss of control"
accidents in which planes
stalled during flight or got
into unusual positions that
pilots could not correct. In
some cases, pilots made
the wrong split-second
decisions, with catastroph-
ic results for example,
steering the plane's nose
skyward into a stall instead
of down to regain stable
Spurred in part by feder-
al regulations that require
greater reliance on com-
puterized flying, the airline
industry is suffering from
"automation addiction,"
said Rory Kay, an airline
captain and co-chair-
man of a Federal Aviation
Administration committee
on pilot training. "We're
seeing a new breed of acci-
dent with these state-of-the
art planes."
Pilots use automated
systems to fly airliners for
all but about three min-
utes of a flight the takeoff
and landing. Most of the

Biv /

time pilots are program-
ming navigation directions
into computers rather than
using their hands on con-
trols to fly the plane. They
have few opportunities to
maintain their skills by fly-
ing manually, Kay's advi-
sory committee warns.
Fatal airline accidents
have decreased dramati-
cally in the U.S. over the
past decade. However, The
Associated Press inter-
viewed pilots, industry
officials and aviation safety
experts who expressed
concern about the implica-
tions of decreased oppor-
tunities for manual flight,
and reviewed more than a
dozen loss-of-control acci-
dents around the world.
Airlines and regulators
discourage or even pro-
hibit pilots from turning
off the autopilot and fly-
ing planes themselves,
the committee said. Safety
experts say they're seeing
cases in which pilots who
are suddenly confronted
with a loss of computer-
ized flight controls don't
appear to know how to
respond immediately, or
they make errors some-
times fatally so.
A draft FAA study found
pilots sometimes "abdi-
cate too much responsibil-
ity to automated systems."
Because these systems are
so integrated in today's
planes, one malfunctioning
piece of equipment or a sin-
gle bad computer. instruc-
tion can suddenly cascade

into a series of other fail-
ures, unnerving pilots who
have been trained to rely
on the equipment
The study examined
46 accidents and major
incidents, 734 voluntary
reports by pilots and oth-
ers as well as data from
more than 9,000 flights in
which a safety official rode
in the cockpit to observe
pilots in action. It found
that in more than 60 per-
cent of accidents, and 30
percent of major incidents,
pilots had trouble manual-
ly flying the plane or made
mistakes with automated
flight controls.

In this Feb. 25, 2009 file photo, the wreckage of a Turkish Airlines aircraft is seen after it
slammed into a field while attempting to land at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport.


Aleene Markham Havird
Mrs. Aleene Markham Havird,
age 84, of Lake City, Fla. died
Monday, August 29, 2011, in the
Shands at Uni-
versity of Flor-
ida Hospital,
Fla. following
a brief illness. i
She was a life-
Lake City and
Columbia County and daughter
Sof the late James Leo Markham
and Annie Lee Cox Markham
and widow of the late James
Kenneth Havird. She had worked
as a licensed practical nurse with
medical practices of Dr. L.J. Ar-
nold and Barney E. McRae, Jr. of
Lake City for over 30 years until
her retirement in 1973. She was
a member of the Bethel United
Methodist Church, the U.D.C.,.
D.A.R., O.E.S. and a member of

the Florida Pioneer families be-
fore Florida reached statehood.
She was involved in local gene-
alogy and cemetery/monument
preservation. She is survived by
her son, Kurt B. (Dawn) Havird
-of Lake City, Fla.: One brother,
J.L. Markham of Suwannee, Fla.:
Two grandsons, Justin C. Havird
of Auburn, Ala. and Joshua C.
Havird of Crawfordville, Fla.
Funeral services will be conduct-
ed at 4 P.M. Friday, September 2,
in the Bethel United Methodist
Church with Rev. Mike Wright
officiating and assisted by Rev.
Beverly McKown, Pastor of
Bethel United Methodist Church.
Interment will be in the Bethel
Cemetery, Columbia Coun-
ty, Fla. Visitation will be
from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday,
September 1, at .GUERRY
Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, 'donations
may be made to the Bethel

Cemetery Fund. P.O. Box-503,
Ft. White, Fla. 32038-0503.
guerryfuneralhome. net

Arthur Dale Riegel
Arthur Dale Riegel, 78 years
old, passed away after a lengthy
illness. A veteran, he was born
January 1st
1933 to Emma
and Eugene
Riegel, in
O h i o
He was a re-
tired rubber
pressman with
Clevite Har-
ris Products in
Milan Ohio:.
He had worked
there since he
was 16 years old. Retiring to
Florida in 1995 where he settled
to O'Brien, Florida. He was a

kind loving husband, father and
grandfather who enjoyed coun-
try music and wrestling on TV.
He was also a part time farmer io
Ohio. He leaves behind his wid-
ow and loving wife of 54 years,
Beverly. A daughter, Luann Rie-
gel, Glendale Oregon and a son, 4
David Riegel (Cathy) of Nor-
walk, Ohio, a son Robert Rie-
gel, (Tammara) of Bell, FL. One
grandson, Dakota Robert Reigel.
(New wife, Colleen) Riegel, US
Army, Afghanistan.. All were
very loved and special to Art.
He will be greatly missed by all.
There will be a small service
for family and friends at 2348
256th Street, O'Brien, FL
Please call between 2 and 4pm
on Thursday September 1, 2011.'.

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August is deadliest month for U.S. in Afghanistan

Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan
August has become the
deadliest month for U.S.
troops in the nearly 10-
year-old war in Afghanistan,
where international forces
have started to go home
and let Afghan forces take
charge of securing their
A record 66 U.S. troops
have died so far this month,
eclipsing the 65 killed in
July 2010, according to a
tally by The Associated
This month's death toll
soared when 30 Americans
most of them elite Navy
SEALs were killed in
a helicopter crash Aug.
6. They were aboard a
Chinook shot down as
it was flying in to help
Army Rangers who
.had come under fire in
Wardak province. It was
the single deadliest inci-
dent of war being waged
by Afghan and U.S.-led
coalition forces and
On Tuesday, Afghan
President Hamid Karzai
used the start of a three-
day Muslim holiday to
plead with insurgents to
lay down their arms and
help rebuild the nation.
Karzai wants Afghan secu-
rity forces to take the lead
in defending and protect-
ing the nation by the end
of 2014.
Karzai spoke on Eid
al-Fitr, a holiday mark-
ing the end of the holy
month of Ramadan, which
is observed by millions of
Muslims around the world.
The month of dawn-to-

dusk fasting and extended
prayer began Aug. 1.
Violence is being report-
ed across the nation despite
the U.S.-led coalition's
drive to rout insurgents
from their strongholds in
the south.

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai
after offering the Eid al- Fitr pra:
mark the end of the holy fasting
Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan
At the same time, the
U.S. military has begun
to implement President
Barack. Obama's order
to start withdrawing the
33,000 extra troops he dis-
patched to the war. He
ordered 10,000 out this
year and another 23,000
withdrawn by the sum-
mer of 2012, leaving about
68,000 U.S. troops on the
ground. Although major
combat units are not
expected to start leaving

until late fall, two National
Guard regiments compris-
ing about 1,000 soldiers
started going home last
Aside from the 30
Americans killed in the
Chinook crash, south-
west of Kabul,
23 died this
month in
and Helmand
in southern
s Afghanistan,
the main focus
of Afghan
and U.S.-
led coalition
forces. The
remaining 13
were killed
in eastern
Besides the
66 Americans
killed so far
-this month,
the NATO
coalition suf-
fered the loss
of two British,
talks one New
yers that Zealander, one
month of Australian,
Tuesday. one Polish
and five other
troops whose nationali-
ties have not yet been
disclosed. One of the
five was killed in a road-
side bombing Tuesday in
southernAfghanistan, the
coalition said. No other
details were released.
So far this year, 403
international service
members, including at
least .299 Americans,
have been killed in

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elects Noda new

prime minister

Associated Press

TOKYO Japan's par-
liament elected former
Finance Minister Yoshihiko
Noda as the new prime
minister on Tuesday -- the
country's sixth leader in
five years.
.A fiscal conservative,
Noda faces a host of daunt-
ing problems, including the
post-tsunami recovery and
nuclear crisis, and a slug-
gish economy and the yen's
surge, which hurts Japan's
'Noda, who was elect-
ed Monday 'to head the
ruling Democratic Party
of Japan, succeeds the
unpopular Naoto Kan, who
officially resigned earlier
Tuesday with his Cabinet
after nearly 15 months in
.Noda, 54, must seek to
unify the fractious ruling
party and restore public
confidence in politics amid

widespread disgust over
squabbling in parliament
and perceived lack of lead-
ership in the wake of the
triple disaster.
He is a "moderate voice"
in the ruling party, Sheila
Smith, a senior fellow at
the Council on Foreign
Relations in Washington,
wrote in a comment "He
has a steady temperament
and a reputation for fair-
ness in a party where loy-
alties have been severely
tested of late."
Given the pressing prob-
lems at home, Noda will
likely focus on the disaster
reconstruction and other
domestic matters.
A staunch supporter of
the U.S.-Japan security alli-
ance, Noda has angered
China and South Korea for
comments about convicted
wartime leaders revered
at the Yasukuni Shrine in
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of Japan, stands after Japan's lower house elected Noda as
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Wednesday,August 31,201 I

Section B


begins Tuesday
Fort White High's girls
soccer will begin
conditioning after
school on Tuesday at
the football stadium.
Conditioning will
continue on Mondays,
Tuesday and Thursdays
through Oct. 10.
For details, call coach
Perry Sauls at 984-6578.
Breast Cancer
Awareness run
Cancer Care of North
Florida and Dr. Khan
have a 5K run/walk
planned for 8 a.m.
Oct. 1 at Wilson Park in
Lake City. Entry fee is
$25 ($30 day of run).
For details, call
Shannon Thomas at
288-4692 or Donnie
Feagle at 365-1191.

Chomp Cancer
Run on Oct. 15
Chomp Cancer .
Foundation is hosting
the Chomp Cancer Run/
Walk at the Fort White
Community Center on
Oct 15. Cost for the
5K is $25. Sponsorship
opportunities are offered.
All proceeds will benefit
the UF & Shands Cancer
Center. Registration is
available at
For details, e-mail
Lauren Valentine at
chompcancer@gmail. com.

Veterans Day
Run, Walk, Roll
Gainesville Fisher
House Foundation has a
Veterans Day 5K event
planned on a course at
the University of Florida.
The event begins at
8 a.m., preceded by
sign-up at 6:30 a.m. Early
registration (through
Oct. 20) is $20. For team
participation contact
For details, go to www.
Mud drags at
Labor Day bash
The Huddle House
Labor Day Kickoff Bash
will have mud drag
exhibition races as part
of the festivities at Lake
City Motorsports Park.
Gates open at 2 p.m.
For details, visit con
From staff reports


Fort White High
volleyball vs. Oak Hall
School, 6 p.m. (JV-5)
Columbia High
volleyball vs. Belleview
High, 6:30 p.m. (JV-5:30)
Fort White High
volleyball at Interlachen
High, 6 p.m. (JV-5)
Columbia High
JV football at Madison
County High, 7 p.m.
Fort White High JV
football vs. Suwannee
High, 7 p.m.
Columbia High
football at Brooks County
(Ga.) High, 7:30 p.m.
Fort White High
football at Hamilton

County High, 7:30 p.m.

Ready for the kill

Golden takes over
as coach for
CHS volleyball.
After two years coach-
ing the junior varsity,
Rebecca Golden steps up
to the varsity to take over
for Columbia High's volley-
ball team. Golden takes the
reins from Casie King, who
departed after the summer.
"I'm ecstatic about the
opportunity," Golden said.
'We're extremely young,
but I'm ready to bring that
college knowledge to the
Golden will be without a
senior during her first year
as coach with only three
juniors on the roster. Kelbie
Ronsonet, Jessie Bates and
Ashleigh Bridges return
from last season.
Ronsonet will miss at
least two weeks after injur-
ing herself during a con-
ditioning drill, but Golden
has a secret weapon com-
ing in as a freshman.
"Jara Courson has stood
out," she said. "She's going
to be a player to watch even
though she's playing varsity
as a freshman."
Despite the lack of expe-
rience, Golden expects
Columbia to contend.
"I have big expectations,''
she said. "I'm a huge com-
petitor. I'm going to push
them to be the best they
can be. The good news is
that we'll have pretty much
the same group next year,
so we can build this for the
Golden is familiar with
most of the group after hav-
ing coached them on the

Members of the 2011 Columbia High varsity volleyball team are Annie Milton, Ashleigh Bridges, Lauren Eaker, Kelbie
Ronsonet, Jara Courson, Megan Yates, Fierra Vanderpool, Charlee Watson and Jessie Bates.

junior varsity.
"I've coached them all
except the incoming fresh-
man in some capacity," she
Columbia will also enter
a new district without the
likes of Gainesville and
Buchholz high schools.
Golden believes that will
be in the favor of the Lady
Tigers as they try'to cap-
ture a district crown.
"It's kind of nice to be
without those guys," she
said. "We're excited about,
the new district and it
looks to be very competi-
tive. Atlantic Coast and St.
Augustine will bring good

Lady Indians
open season
with Oak Hall.
White High volleyball is
bringing in one of the best
to open the 2011 season.
The Lady Indians host
Oak Hall School at 6 p.m.
today, preceded by the junior
varsity game at 5 p.m.
Fort White is coming
off three consecutive play-
off seasons under coach
Doug Wohlstein. The Lady
Indians were 13-14 last

year and are 83-63 overall
in Wohlstein's five years.
Fort White returns
senior setter Ali Wrench,
junior outside hitter Lync&
Stalnaker and junior libero
Ashley Beckman. Wrench
had 655 assists last year
and a 93 percent service
rate with 55 aces. Stalnaker
recorded more than 200
digs and 120 kills.
Joining the varsity are
seniors Caitlin Congi and
Carson Robison, both out-
side hitters, and sopho-
mores Mallorie Godbey,
Leah Johnson and Emily
Fort White's new align-
ment is in District 5-4A

with Bradford, Interlachen,
Keystone Heights, Santa Fe
and Williston high schools.
The Lady Indians finished
as district runners-up to
Santa Fe the last two years.
Keystone Heights also won
district in 2010.
Oak Hall is another story
The Eagles have made
the state playoffs 23 times,
including the last 17 years
in a row. Oak Hall was Class
1A state runner-up last year,
its fourth state runner-up
season to go with two state
Fort White begins dis-
trict play at Interlachen' at
6 p.m. on Thursday.


honor for


Local golfer is
member of 2011
Walker Cup team.
From staff reports

Local native and Auburn
junior Blayne Barber will
represent the United States
in the 2011 Walker Cup held
at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club
in Scotland Sept 10-11, the
USGA announced Sunday.
"I set my goal a few years
ago to make this team and
I just tried to work towards
that," said Barber. "I'm very
very excited to have this
opportunity to represent my
country and the people of
Ranked as the No. 13 ama-
teur in the world, Barber
was selected as part of the
10-man American side to
take on Team Great Britain
and Ireland.
The path was not always
clear for Barber, however,
even after a tie for third in
2011 U.S. Amateur stroke
play sent him into the round
of 64 as the fourth seed.
"I really thought my
chances were done after
match play at the Amateur,"
said Barber on his round of

64 exit "I was a little disap-
pointed. To get that call
today, telling me I made the
team, was surprising and
Barber has earned 12
amateur top-10s in the last
two years and helped lead
the United States to victory
over Team Europe at the
2011 Palmer Cup, finishing
with a 2-1-1 record.
Barber originally signed
to play for Central Florida
under Nick Clinard, who later
accepted the head coaching
position at Auburn. Barber
opted to follow Clinard to
Auburn and redshirt his
sophomore season.
"I know I'm exactly to be
where God wants me to be,"
said Barber on his transfer
to Auburn. "It took a lot of.
prayer to help me with the
decision. Coach Clinard has
been extremely instrumen-
tal in my progress. He will
be coming to Scotland, as
The Walker Cup will not
be Barber's first meeting
with his national teammates.
"Everyone on the team are
awesome guys," said Barber.
"They've all been very
supportive of one another
through the years."

Lake City native Blayne Barber was selected as a member of the 2011 Walker Cup which
features the best amateur golfers from the United States.




TV sports

S2 p.m.
WGN Minnesota at Chicago White
7 p.m.
ESPN N.Y.Yankees at Boston
I p.m.
ESPN2 U.S. Open, men's first and
women's second round, at New York
7 p.m.
ESPN2 U.S. Open, men's first and
women's second round, at New York


AL standings

East Division
W L Pct GB
Boston 82 51 .617 -
New York 80 52 .606 I 'A
Tampa Bay 73 60 .549 9
Toronto 67 67 .500 15'A
Baltimore 53 79 .402 28'h
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Detroit 73 61 .545 -
Chicago 67 65 .508 5
Cleveland 66 65 .504 5'/
Minnesota .56 78 .418 17
Kansas City 56 79 .415 17\h
West Division
W L Pet GB
Texas 76 59 .563 -
Los Angeles 72 62 .537 3'A
Oakland 60 74 .448 15A
Seattle 57 76 .429 18
Monday's Games
Kansas City 9, Detroit 5
N.Y.Yankees 3, Baltimore 2
Cleveland 2, Oakland I
Toronto 7,Tampa Bay 3
Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota 0
Seattle 5, LA.Angels 3
Tuesday's Games
Kansas City at Detroit (n)
Oakland at Cleveland (n)
Toronto at Baltimore (n)
N.Y.Yankees at Boston (n)
Tampa Bay at Texas (n)
Minnesota at Chicago White Sox (n)
LA.Angels at Seattle (n)
Today's Games
Kansas City (EPaulino 2-6) at Detroit
(Porcello 12-8), 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota (Diamond 0-2) at Chicago
White Sox (Peavy 6-6), 2:10 p.m.
Oakland (Harden 4-2) at Cleveland
(Jimenez 2-1),7:05 p.m.
Toronto (H.Alvarez 0-2) at Baltimore
(Jo-.Reyes 7-10), 7:05 p.m.
N.Y.Yankees (RHughes 4-4) at Boston
(Beckett I 1-5), 7:10 p.m.
Tampa Bay (Shields 12-10) at Texas
(Ogando 12-6), 8:05 p.m.
LA. Angels (Haren 13-7) at Seattle
(FHernandez 12-11), 10:10 p.m.
Thursday's Games
Oakland at Cleveland, 12.05 p.m.
Toronto at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m.
Kansas City at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.
N.Y.Yankees at Boston, 7:10 p.m.
Tampa Bay atTexas, 8:05 p.m.
L.A.Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

NL standings

East Division
W L Pct GB
Philadelphia 84 46 .646 -
Atlanta 79 54 .594 6h'
NewYork 64 68 .485 21
Washington 62 70 .470 23
Florida 59 74 .444 26'A
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 81 54 .600 -
St. Louis 70 64 .522 10'A
Cincinnati 67 67 .500 13'h
Pittsburgh 62 72 .463 18'A
Chicago 58 77 .430 23
Houston 45 90 .333 36
West Division
W L Pct GB
Arizona 76 59 .563 -
San Francisco 71 64 .526 5
Colorado 64 71 .474 12
Los Angeles 63 70 .474 12
San Diego 60 75 .444 16
Monday's Games
N.Y. Mets 2, Florida I, Ist game
Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 2
N.Y. Mets 5, Florida 1, 2nd game
Houston 7, Pittsburgh 4
Arizona 5, Colorado I
LA. Dodgers 4, San Diego I
Chicago Cubs 7, San Francisco 0
Tuesday's Games
Florida at N.Y. Mets (n)
Philadelphia at Cincinnati (n)
Washington at Atlanta (n)
Pittsburgh at Houston (n)
St. Louis at Milwaukee (n)
Colorado at Arizona (n)
San Diego at LA. Dodgers (n) "
Chicago Cubs at San Francisco (n)
Today's Games
San Diego (LeBlanc 2-3) at LA.
Dodgers (Lilly 8-13), 3:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (R.Lopez 4-5) at San
Francisco (Bumgarner 8-12), 3:45 p.m.
Florida (Volstad 5-11) at N.Y. Mets
(Capuano 10-11 ),7:10 p.m.
Philadelphia (CI.Lee 14-7) at Cincinnati
(Willis 0-3),7:10 p.m.
Washington (Lannan 8-10) at Atlanta
(D.Lowe 8-12), 7:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 8-6) at
Houston (Happ 4-15), 8:05 p.m.
St. Louis (Westbrook 10-7) at
Milwaukee (Wolf 11-8), 8:10 p.m.
Colorado (Rogers 6-3) at Arizona
(Collmenter 8-8), 9:40 p.m.
Thursday's Games
Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.
LA. Dodgers at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 4:10 'p.m.
RFlorida at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.
Washington at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.


NFL preseason games

N.Y.Jets 17, N.Y. Giants 3
Detroit at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m.
Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m.
Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
N.Y. Giants at New England, 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. jets, 7:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Carolina, 8 p.m.
Cleveland at Chicago, 8 p.m.
Kansas City at Green Bay, 8 p.m.
Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Tennessee at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Denver at Arizona, 10 p.m.
San Francisco at San Diego, 10 p.m.
Oakland at Seattle, 10.30 p.m.

College games

Villanova at Temple, 7 p.m.
NC Central at Rutgers, 7:30 p.m.
Fordham at UConn, 7:30 p.m.
UMass at Holy Cross, 8 p.m.
Wake Forest at Syracuse, 8 p.m.
Murray St. at Louisville, 6p.m.
North Texas at FlU, 7 p.m.
UT-Martin at Jacksonville St., 7 p.m.
Kentucky Christian at Morehead 'St.,
7 p.m.
Delta St. at Northwestern St., 7 p.m.
W Carolina at Georgia Tech, 7:30 p.m.
Evangel at Nicholls St. 7:30 p.m.
West Alabama at South Alabama,
7:30 p.m.
Mississippi St. at Memphis, 8 p.m.
Kentucky vs.W. Kentucky at Nashville,
Tenn., 9:15 p.m.
SC State at Cent. Michigan, 7 p.m.
New Hampshire at Toledo, 7 p.m.
Illinois St. at E. Illinois, 7:30 p.m.
Drake at North Dakota, 8 p.m.
UNLV atWisconsin, 8 p.m.
W Illinois at Sam Houston St., 7 p.m.
McMurry at Stephen F.Austin, 7 p.m.
Henderson St. at Cent. Arkansas,
8 p.m.
Montana St. at Utah, 8 p.m.
Bowling Green at Idaho, 9 p.m.
UC Davis at Arizona St., 10 p.m.
Clark Atlanta at Georgia St., 7:30 p.m.
Youngstown St. at Michigan St.,
7:30 p.m.
TCU at Baylor, 8 p.m.


WNBA schedule

Tuesday's Games
Chicago at NewYork (n)
Indiana at Atlanta (n)
Washington at Minnesota (n)
Connecticut at San Antonio (n)
Phoenix at Tulsa (n)
Seattle at Los Angeles (n)
Thursday's Game1
Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m.
Phoenix at San Antonio, 8 p.m.


Golf week

Site: Norton, Mass.
Schedule: Friday-Monday.
Course: TPC Boston (7,214 yards,
par 71).
Purse: $8 million. Winner's sbare:
$1.44 million.
Television: Golf Channel (Friday-
Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, I1-2:30 p.m.;
Monday, noon-1:30 p.m.). and NBC
(Sunday, 3-6 p.m.; Monday, 2-6 p.m.)
Online: httpdl//
Site: Crans-sur-Slerre, Switzerland.
Course: Crans-sur-S!erre Golf Club
(6,822 yards, par 71).
Purse: $2.9 million. Winner's share:
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday-
Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday-
Sunday, 7-11 a.m.).
Online: http'
Asian Tour site: http://www.asiontour.
Site: Canonsburg, Pa.
Course: Southpointe Golf Club (6,951
yards, par 71).
Purse: $600,000. Winner's share:
Television: Golf Channel (Thursday,
3-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.;
Sunday, 7-9:30 p.m.).
Next event NW Arkansas
Championship, Sept. 9-11, Pinnacle
Country Club,.Rogers,Ark.
Online: http'//

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Next eventSongdo IBD Championship,
Sept. 16-18, Jack Nicklaus Golf Club
Korea, Incheon, South Korea-
Waters Memorial Classic, Thursday-
Sunday. Mount Vintage Plantation & Golf
Club, North Augusta, S.C. Online: htp'J/


Sprint Cup leaders

I, Kyle Busch, 830. 2, Jimmie Johnson,
830.3, Matt Kenseth, 798.4, Carl Edwards,
795. 5, Kevin Harvick. 782. 6, Jeff Gordon,
782. 7, Ryan Newman, 762.8, Kurt Busch,
749. 9, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 728. 10, Tony
Stewart, 710.
II Brad Keselowski, 689. 12, Clint
Bowyer, 688.13, Denny Hamlin. 672. 14A
J Allmendinger. 664.15, Kasey Kahne, 656.
16, Greg Biffle, 649. 17, Martin Truex Jr,
645.18,Joey Logano, 642.19, Mark Martin,
633.20, Paul Menard, 63 1.
I, Carl Edwards, $6,143,447. 2, Kyle
Busch, $4,622,372. 3, Matt Kenseth,
$4,300,302. 4, Kevin Harvick, $4,290,837.
5, Jimmie Johnson, $4,282,327. 6, Kurt
Busch, $4,262,401. 7, Jeff Gordon,
$4,075,102. 8, Clint Bowyer, $3,911,155.
9, Denny Hamlin, $3,830,893. 10, Tony
Stewart, $3,824,050.


U.S. Open singles

First Round
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (II), France, def.
Yen-hsun Lu,Taiwan, 6-4,6-4,6-4.
Sergei Bubka, Ukraine, def. Andreas
Halder-Maurer,Austria, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.'
David Ferrer (5), Spain, def. Igor
Andreev, Russia, 2-6,6-3,6-0,6-4.
Potito Starace, Italy, def. Michael Berrer,
Germany, 6-4,4-6, 6'-3,6-2.
Marsel llhan, Turkey, def. Frank
Dancevic, Canada, 6-3, 6-2, 1-0, retired.
Igor Kunitsyn, Russia, def. Matthias
Bachinger, Germany, 2-6, 1-6,6-1, 6-4,6-4.
Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, def. Mikhail
Youzhny (16), Russia, 6-2,6-4,6-4.
Jurgen Melzer (17), Austria, def. Eric
Prodon, France, 6-2, 7-6 (4), 6-2.
Jurgen Melzer (17), Austria, def. Eric
Prodon, France, 6-2,7-6 (4), 6-2.
DonaldYoung, United States, def. Lukas
Lacko, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.
First Round
Flavia Pennetta (26), Italy, def.Aravane
Rezai, France, 6-1, 6-4.
Gisela Dulko, Argentina, def. Rebecca
Marino, Canada, 6-3,6-3.
Sabine Lisicki (22). Germany, def.Alona
Bondarenko, Ukraine, 6-3. 6-3. ,
Victoria' Aarenka (4), Be'arus, dbf.
Joh nna Larsson, Sweden, 6-1, 6-.I f";
Angelique Kerber, Germany, def.
Lauren Davis, United States, 7-6 (3), 6-3.
Yanina Wickmayer (20), Belgium, def.
Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 6-I, 7-5.
Kaia Kanepi (31), Estonia, def.Tamarine
Tanasugarn, Thailand, 6-4,6-3.
CoCoVandeweghe, United States, def.
Alberta Brianti, Italy, 7-5,6-3.
Mirjana Lucic, Croatia, def. Marina
Erakovic, New Zealand, 6-4,2-6, 6-4.
Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, def. Kimiko
Date-Krumm, Japan, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2).
Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, def.
Tamira Paszek,Austria, 6-4,6-2.
Caroline Wozniacki (I), Denmark, def.
Nuria LlagosteraVives, Spain, 6-3,6-1.
Jelena Jankovic 11 I), Serbia, def.Alison
Riske, United States, 6-2, 6-0.

Late Monday
First Round
Gael Monfils (7), France, def. Grigor
Dimitrov, Bulgaria, 7-6 (4), 6-3,6-4.
Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spain, def. Pablo
Andujar, Spain, 1-6, 7-5,5-7,6-1,6-3.
Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def.
Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.
First Round
Agnieszka Radwanska (12), Poland, def.
Urszula Radwanska, Poland, 6-2,6-3.
Nadia Petrova (24), Russia, def. Chan
Yung-jan,Taiwan, 6-3, 1-6,6-4.
Romina Oprandi, Italy, def. Melanie
Oudin, United States, 6-0,7-6 (7).
Vera Dushevina, Russia, def.Anastasija
Sevastova, Latvia, 6-3,6-4.
Sam Stosur (9), Australia, def. Sofia
Arvidsson, Sweden, 6-2,6-3.
Alia Kudryavtseva, Russia, def.Anastasia
Rodionova, Australia, 7-6 (I), 7-5.
Polona Hercog, Slovenia, def. Bethanie
Mattek-Sands, United States, 6- I, 6-3.
Christina McHale, United States, def.
Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, 6-3, 6-7
(5), 6-4.
Venus Williams, United States, def.
Vesna Dolonts, Russia, 6-4,6-3.
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

SWell, brother, my
son wins again. _

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


(Answers tomorrow)
I Answer: Being shot at by the hunters put the duck in
this A "FOWL" MOOD


Winners in the MGA Birdie Up-Bogie Back tournament were Alan Moody (from left),
Bruce Gibson, Jonathan Allen, Dennis Crawford, Jim Carr, Daye Mehl and Joe Persons.

BU-BB victory for Crawford

Dennis Crawford contin-
ued his winning ways with
a first-place finish in the
MGA Birdie Up-Bogie Back
(BU-BB) tournament His
73 topped the First Flight
gross score category.
*Bruce Gibson needed
a scorecard regression to
take second place away
from Jonathan Allen, as
both finished with 69. Alan
Moody was in third at 70.
Jim Carr's 82 was best
in the Second Flight gross
score category.
Dave Mehl (70) and Joe
Persons (72) topped the
Second Flight net scores.
Keith, Shaw picked
up a late birdie in the
Wednesday blitz to finish at
+9 ahd gain a split of first-
place money with Dennis
Crawford. Donald Roberts
almost made it a three-way
tie with a +8 finish.
Steve ,Patterson out-
paced the blitz winners in
the skins game. He had two

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winners, leaving one each
for Buddy Slay, Crawford
and Shaw.
In the Ladies' Day event,
players were allowed a
mulligan on their hole of
Caroline Stevens made
the most of her reload to
finish well ahead of the field
with a net 70. Dottie Rogers
and Nicole Ste-Marie tied
for second place, six shots
behind the winner.
The Good Old Boys
staged two close matches
in team play.
Monty, Montgomery,
Dave Cannon and Mike
Spencer edged Marc Risk,
Tom Elmore and Tony
Branch, 7-6, in Match 1.
Match 2 was a low
scoring, three-team con-
test. Ed Snow, Jim Bell, Joe

Persons and Bill Wheeler
pulled to an early lead with
five team points and escaped
a comeback by Eli Witt,
Paul Davis, Jim Stevens
and Dan Stephens, who
finished with three points.
Stan Woolbert, Bobby
Simmons, Merle Hibbard
and Howard Whitaker mus-
tered only one team point
to finish in third.
Risk led the individual
scoring contest with an
even-par 36-36-72. Witt
trailed the winner by a
single shot.with 37-36-73.
Woolbert and Montgomery
tied for third spot with 75.
Snow was another stroke
back with 76.
Dave Cannon had the
only nine-hole winner with
a front nine 38.
Upcoming events:
M Sept 11, Mixed Best
Ball, 1 p.m. shotgun start;
Sept. 24-25, Club
Championship Men,
Women and Seniors.

Senior Amateur Golf Tour winners

The Senior Amateur Golf Tour of North Central Florida had an event at Debary Golf &
Country Club on Aug. 22. Winners were: Jerry Smith of Spring Hill, B flight (from left);
Ron Cooper of The Villages, Championship Flight; Wayne Morrison of Macclenny, A Flight;
Terry Campbell of Brooksville, C Flight. The next tournament is at Mission Inn Resort and
Club in Howey-in-the-Hills on Sept. 12. For details, call Jim Castello at (352) 446-3446.

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Swimmer who 'loses' trunks

must learn to cool his jets

DEAR ABBY: After a
messy divorce, I moved
with my 17-year-old daugh-
ter "Allie" to Florida. I'm
thrilled that she has adjust-
ed so quickly to the lifestyle
here, which revolves around
the beach and backyard
swimming pools. Allie now
has a boyfriend, "Shane,"
who is 19 and in college. I
like him, and it appears he
likes me too maybe a little
too much.
Shane lives with his
parents down the street,
and he's often at our house
when he and Allie aren't
in school Because I work
at home and my office
is adjacent to the pool, I
can't seem to escape him.
When Allie is doing her
homework or talking on the
phone, Shane swims alone
and does a fair amount of
"preening." I have the feel-
ing he does it to gain my
attention. The other day,
after jumping in the pool, he
surfaced without his swim
trunks and said the pool.
jets had ripped them off
him. Then he got out of the
pool and put them back on
in front of me. When I told
him I found the situation
embarrassing, he shrugged
and smiled, leaving me feel-
ing awkward.
Being from the Midwest,
rm used to people behaving
and dressing more modest-
ly. Here, it seems like any-
thing goes, and the skimp-

Abigail Van Buren
ier the clothing, the better.
Am I a prude, or should I
listen to my instincts that
something is not right? And
what do I say to Shane that
will allow me to keep my
dignity? TAKEN ABACK .
The pool jets did not rip the
trunks off your daughter's
boyfriend. It appears she
is involved with an exhibi-
tionist If it happens again,
tell him you find what he's
doing to be disrespectful
and offensive, and if he
wants to parade his short-
comings at his own home
that's his privilege, but at
yours his pants should stay
on at all times or you'll
tell his mother. Shame on

been through a lot'and
have never given up. Lately,
however, I am having sec-
ond thoughts. Everyone in
my family is an addict or
a recovering one. I left my
ex-husband because of his
drinking. My son has been
in rehab and relapsed many

times. I have gone through
every last financial and emo-
tional option with him.
At this point, I'm feel-
ing like all hope is gone.
I'm writing to you because
I am trying to find some
thread of life to help me
understand why bad things
keep happening to me. How
do I squeeze out one last
drop of hope when my cup
of faith is empty? I want
to find a purpose to all the
Volumes have been written
by authors and philosophers
trying to explain why bad
things happen to good peo-
ple. In your case, it appears
you were born into a family
with a genetic predisposi-
tion to addiction. Because
the behavior of people with
substance abuse problems
was familiar to you, you
married another one.
If you haven't already
'done so, attend some meet-
Sings of support groups
for families and friends of
people who have addictions.
Such groups are listed in
Your phone directory and
on the Internet Believe me,
you are not alone in your
search for answers.

* Write Dear Abby at or
P.O. Box 69440, Los
Angeles, CA 90069.


ARIES (March 21-April
19): Take your time and. do
a great job. Don't give in to
someone pressuring you to
make a decision. You have
to establish your position
so that you send a clear
message to any trying to
manipulate you. ***. ;
TAURUS (April 20-May
20): Don't back away from
controversy when you
should step up and own
the spotlight Show every-
one your strength of char-
acter and that you cannot
be bought. Network with
people who have strong
opinions; you will end up
collaborating and com-
ing up with a doable deal.

GEMINI (May 21-June
20): Impulse spending
must be curbed to stay
within your budget Keep
an open mind and you will
find a solution to a prob-
lem that has been hang-
ing over your head. Don't
neglect the ones you love.
***** *
CANCER (June 21-July
22): Don't allow anyone
to.take up your time with
matters that aren't impor-
tant to you. Focus on the
things that need immedi-
ate attention. A rash deci-
sionthat will affect your
professional position or
personal status must be
avoided. **
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22):
Put everything else aside
and concentrate on get-
ting ahead professionally.

Eugenia Last

Whether you sign up fof a
course or apprenticeship
that will help you earn
more money,-or apply for
a better position, you will
make your way to greater
financial freedom. Good
fortune awaits you if you
strive to reach your goals.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept.
22): Talk to your peers
about ideas you would like
to implement Love should
be your main concern
during the evening hours.
Don't be afraid to share
your feelings and your
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct
22): Youll be torn between
what you want and
your responsibilities. Don't.
waste time arguing when
you should be moving
quickly to free up the time
you need to do as you
please. An unusual interest
will give you something to
think about. **
SCORPIO (Oct 23-
Nov. 21): You have lots
to consider before you
make changes that will
alter your future. Observe
what the people around
you do before you make
a decision. Focus on your
personal situation and how
you can make it better.

22-Dec. 21): You have

the edge and can match
any challenge. Don't lead
someone on or you will
face an emotional situa-
tion that is difficultto fix.
Honesty will count, no
matter what or whom you
are dealing with. You can
do well in business as long
as you aren't swallowed up
by personal obligations.

22-Jan. 19): Take care of
personal papers, legal
and financial matters, or
anything you feel is your
responsibility. Taking
care of business quickly
and efficiently will
impress someone who
has something to offer.
Be leery of a joint ven-
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-
Feb. 18): A settlement can
be resolved that will help
you financially, legally or
emotionally. You may have
to reciprocate if someone
offers a helping hand.
Clear up any confusion by
asking pertinent questions
before you move forward.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20): Don't procrastinate.
Firm up any offer before
someone steps in and
takes your place. You
can make professional
moves that will help you
earn more. A partnership
with someone from your
past will help bring you
in touch with new people.


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Club of Lake
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ing to create
a new signa-
ture event with its Big
Boy Toys Expo.
"We hope to have it as
our number one event of
the year," said Tommy
Tompkins, committee
The event is 9 a.m.
oto 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at
the Columbia County
The organization
came up with the expo
as an opportunity for
local vendors to pro-
mote wares that relate
to men, said Norbie
Ronsonet, committee
The purpose of the
event is to raise money
for the organization to
enhance the I(iwanis
Park adjacent to First
Federal on Hwy. 90 West
and Sam Vann Park
at Southside Sports
Complex. as build
a new park.
The expo will include
vendors, "how to" clin-
ics, a bike show, archery
contest, a wing eating
contest and the Ms.
Suwannee River Jam
Contest. A variety of
food products will also
be available.
Although it's geared
toward men, the event
will be family friendly,
Ronsonet said. Bounce
houses, the world's larg-

Committee members for the Kiwanis Club of Lake City Inc. Big Boy Toys Expo gather to hammer out details of the inaugural event that will take place at the
Columbia County Fairgrounds on Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pictured are Norbie Ronsonet (from left), Sandy Swilley, Steve Briscoe, Michael Mclnally,
Tommy Tompkins and Rick Swilley.

est pinball machine,
rock climbing and more
will be available for chil-
The show is open to
vendors in a-range of
businesses relating to
everything from hunting
and fishing to boating

and motorcycles.
Inside booths range from,
$300 to $700 based on size.
Outside booths range from
$200 to $1,500.
"Basically it's a great
way to promote a busi-
ness," Ronsonet said.
"Also it's a great cause."

Businesses can also
become sponsors for the
Sponsorships are:
Title/presenting spon-
sor is $3,500; expo spon-
sor is $1,750; and event'
sponsor is $500.
"We're still looking for
a major title sponsor,"
he said..
Tickets are $5 at the

door or can be pre-pur-
chased at 1st Street
Music & Sound Co.,
Ronsonet Buick GMC
or The Computer Guys.
Pre-purchase tickets will
be given a $25 service
discount at Ronsonet
Buick GMC and entered
into a drawing for a new
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sor call Teena Peavey
at (386) 365-3315. To
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Environmental Assessment
Upper Suwannee Basin Analysis
Priority Area 4 Vegetation Treat-
ments for
Ecosystem Restoration, Hazardous
Fuel Removal, and Wildlife Habitat
USDA Forest Service
Osceola National Forest
Osceola Ranger District
Baker and Columbia Counties, Flori-
Pursuant to 36 CFR 215, District
Ranger Ivan Green requests com-
ments on the proposed project listed
above. We have completed the Envi-
ronmental Assessment (EA)'to con-
sider clearing 697 acres of slash pine
plantations and replanting to longleaf
pine, thinning in plantations for a to-
tal of about 8,632 acres and thinning
mature pine stands for a total of
about 4,769 acres to average basal
areas between 40 and 60 dbh. Cop-
ies of the EA are available by con-
tacting Cynthia Thompson at the Os-
ceola National Forest District Office
at 386-752-2577, ext. 4511, or the
EA can be viewed on the National
Forests in Florida website
ceola/resources/projects. Comments
concerning this proposed action must
be postmarked or received within 30
days beginning the day after publica-
tion of this notice in the Lake City
Reporter. The date of this publica-
tion is the exclusive means for deter-
mining the timing of the 30-day
comment period, which includes Sat-
urdays, Sundays, and Federal holi-
days. ,However, if the 30-day period
ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or Fed-
eral holiday, comments will be ac-
cepted until the end of the next Fed-
eral working day (11:59 p.m.). Only
those who submit timely comments
or otherwise express interest in the
proposed project will be accepted as
appellants. Comments can be sent by
regular mail to Ivan Green, District
Ranger, Osceola National Forest,
P.O. Box 70, Olustee, Florida,
32072. Oral or hand-delivered com-
ments must be received at the Osceo-
la Ranger District Office, 11 miles
east of Lake City, Florida on U.S.
Highway 90 within our normal busi-
ness hours of 7:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m,
Monday through Friday. Additional
information may be obtained at this
address, or you may call (386) 752-
2577. Comments may be mailed
electronically to our office, in a com-
mon digital format, at comments-
or comments-southem- In accordance ,
with 36 CFR 215, individuals or or-
ganizations wishing to be eligible to
appeal must provide the following
1) Your name and address.
2) Title of the Proposed Action.
3) Comments or other expression of
interest diithe proposed action, along
with supporting reasons that the Re-
sponsible Official should consider in
reaching a decision.
4) Your signature or other means of
identification verification. For or-
ganizations, a signature or other
means of identification verification
must be provided for the individual
authorized to represent your organi-
5) Those using electronic means may
submit a scanned signature. Other-
wise another means of verifying the
identity of the individual or organi-
zational representative may be neces-
sary for electronically submitted
comments or comments received by
6) Individual members of an organi-
zation must submit their own com-
ments to meet the requirements of
appeal eligibility; comments re-
ceived on behalfof an organization
are considered as those of the organi-
zation only.
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ATTN: Wanted: 29 Serious
People to Work From Home
using a Computer. Earn
Up to $1,500-$5,000 PT/FT

Raymond James Financial
Services located at First Federal
Bank of Florida is currently I
seeking a full-time Administra-
tive Assistant to support
financial advisors. Minimum
requirements include exception-
al interpersonal and organiza-
tional skills (attention to detail a
must); excellent computer,
grammar, and mathematical
abilities; and advanced
gy skills including Word, Excel
and Web based software
programs. Previous knowledge
of investment services not
required. Send resumes to:
Human Resources, RJFS,
4424 NW American Lane, Ste
102, Lake City, FL 32055 or
email to: angie.oelesbvlray-

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Columbia County
Columbia County is accepting
applications for Equipment
Operator II Public Works.
Position's primary responsibility
is skilled work in the operation
of all types of automotive
vehicles and mobile motorized
equipment. Light maintenance
of vehicles and equipment
operated. Operates or drives a
dump truck, participates in the
loading and unloading of
materials. Minimum
Experience: High School
education or G.E.D. preferred
and two years experience in
vehicle and or equipment
operation, or an equivalent
combination of training and
experience. Valid Fl CDL Class
B Drivers License required.
Salary: $10.02 per hr. plus
benefits. Successful applicant
must pass pre-employment
physical & drug screening.
Applications may be obtained at
the Human Resources Office or
online at www.columbiacounty- Board of County
Commissioners, 135 NE
Herando Ave., Suite 203. Lake
City, FL 32055, (386) 719-2025,
TDD (386) 758-2139.
Deadline: 09/09/11.
Columbia County is an
AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer.

Full Time Receptionist
S & S Office is hiring A
full-time receptionist. Must be
proficient in Microsoft Excel
and Word, multi-line phones,
filing, typing and multi-tasking.
Benefits include: vacation, sick
leave, credit union, profit
sharing, dental, health and life
insurance. Drug Free Workplace
EOE. Apply in person at
S & S Office
134 SE Colbum Ave.,
Lake City, FL 32025

Large Southeast Restaurant
chain is now accepting resumes
for Management positions for
several Florida markets.
Competitive wages,
Advancement opportunities,
Complete Training package,
Health, Dental and Life
Insurance Benefits available.
Please send resumes to:
or fax to: 352-387-0011.

Cashiers & Baggers for High
Springs fruit & gift stores.
Apply in Person at Florida
Citrus Center (Chevron)
18603 NW CR 236, High
Springs (exit 404 & 1-75)

Earn Extra Money
Deliver the new AT&T Real
Yellow Pages
in the Lake City area. FT/PT,
daily work, quick pay, must be
18 yrs+, have drivers
license & insured vehicle.
(800) 422-1955 Ext. 1
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Columbia Count) is accepting
applications for a Public Works
Foreman. Min. Training &
Experience: High school
graduation and five (5) years
experience in the supervision of
general equipment, mainte-
nance, and road construction
areas, and/or utilities, or any
equivalent combination of
training and experience. Valid
FL driver's license & Columbia
County residency within six
months of hire required. Salary:
$39,104 annually plus benefits.
Successful applicant must pass
pre-employment physical, drug
screening and criminal history
check. Applications may be
obtained online at
or the Human Resources Office,
Board of County Commission-
ers, 135 NE Herando, #203,
.Lake City, FL 32055,
(386)719-2025, TDD 758-2139.
Deadline for applications:
September 16,2011.
AA/EEO/ADA/VP Employer.

AVON!! Only $10 to start!
Earn bonus $ up to $150+
1-800-275-9945 pin #4206
CDL Driver 2 yrs exp clean MVR
for local company. Apply between
8am & Noon only. Deadline isn-
noon Sept 2. 247 NW Hillandale
Glen Lake City No phone calls
CDL Drivers Wanted,
dedicated routes, Target Account,
Out of Lake City, FL
CallAJ 229-630-0021
Drivers: Teams: $6,000 Team
Sign-On Bonus when you team
drive for Werner Enterprises! Call
Now for details! 1-888-880-5902
Mechanic needed for Truck shop,
must have own tools, apply
Southern Specialized, 1812 NW
Main Blvd., 386-752-9754
NEED CNC Machinist
Must have Metal Working
Machine Shop exp. Send resume,
Quality Mill, 3631 US Hwy.-90
East, Lake City, FL 32055.*
Security Officers needed. Lake
City & Live Oak area, must have
current D Security Lie., Clear
background, Drivers Lic, phone,
Diploma/GED. Benefits, DFWP
EEO Must Apply at: MB 1000084
Sewing Machine Operator
with experience,
Good hourly rate
Call Hafners 386-755-6481
Veterinarian Assist/Technician
needed. Exp desired. Must be able
to work flexible schedule & Sat.
mornings. Apply at Columbia
Animal Hospital 2418 S. Marion
Ave. Lake City. No phone calls.

120 Medical
1 Employment

Local Phlebotomy Course
offered in Lake City, FLA
Certificate program.

REPORTER Classifieds

In Print and On Line

120 Medical
120 Employment

Counselor for substance abuse
program in Baker Correctional In-
stitution. BA w/2yrs exp.. M-F day
shift F/T. S30.000 to start. E-mail
resume to
fax to 386-752-2387

Pharmacy Technician needed.
Must be Florida registered. Min. 1
year exp required. Preferably in a
retail environment. Excellent
computer & communication skills
needed. FT position. Competitive
pay. Send reply to Box 05074, C/O
The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box
1709, Lake City, FL, 32056

141 Babysitters

Loving mom would like to care for
your child. Full or Part time in my
home. Near downtown. Only 1
opening avail. 386-438-5394

240 Schools &

Interested in a Medical Career?
Express Training offers
courses for beginners & exp
Nursing Assistant, $479
next class-08/22/10

Phlebotomy national certifica-
tion, $800 next class-10/10/11

Continuing education
Fees incl. books, supplies, exam
fees. Call 386-755-4401 or

310 Pets & Supplies
LOST Silky/Yorkie Terrier:
Missing since August 29 (am),
near Sisters Welcome & Bascom
Norris Aprox 10 lb. Black
body/brown face & feet. His name
is Bradley. 386-623-2806

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 wild-
life must be licensed by Florida
Fish and Wildlife. If you are
unsure, contact the local
office for information.

361 Farm Equipment
84 Ford 4610 Tractor.
2WD, Solid
2005 motor,$7,500. OBO

402 Appliances

White Whirlpool Dishwasher
2008 used 3 months
$75 obo

407 Computers
ACER Flat screen monitor.
15 inch. $60. obo
386-755-9984 or

HP Computer,
386-755-9984 or

Florida Gateway College
149 S.E College Place
Lake City FL 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314
Fax (386) 754-4814
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420 Wanted to Buy
We Buy Pine Hardwood &
Cypress. Large or small tracts.
Call 386-961-1961.

Wanted Junk Cars. Trucks, Vans.
$275 & up CASH! Free Pick Up!
NO title needed !386-878-9260
After 5pm 386- 752-3648.

430 Garage Sales-
All Yard Sale Ads
Must be Pre-Paid.

440 Miscellaneous

Stop gnat & Mosquito bites! Buy
Swamp Gator All natural insect re-
pellent. Family safe. Use head to
toe. Available at The Home Depot.

Summer Barbecue Special
Tow Behind
Grill/Smoker, $1,250 OBO.

450 Good Things
45 to Eat
Graded and washed.
$30.00 a bushel.

460 Firewood

Firewood for Sale. $65. per Truck
Load. Rick 386-867-1039 or Joey
965-0288 if no answer pls leave
message we will call you back.

Mobile Homes
630 for Rent
Clean, Quiet Park $475-$
Water, septic, garbage included
758-2280 References, NO PETS!

2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo.
plus deposit. Water & sewer fur-
nished. Cannon Creek MHP
3/2 Large MH, small park, near
FGCC, Small pets ok, $500 dep
$575 mo w/12 mo lease
386-752-1971 or 352-281-2450

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Home Health Care Agency
servicing Columbia and
surrounding counties
seeking Full-Time
experienced Physical
Competitive Salary &
Benefits Available.
Please call contact
Lynn or Cindy at
or apply online at

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Position #: A99962
This is a professional classification .
responsible for the development and
supervision of innovative and forward-
thinking programs. The primary
responsibilities are to implement and
maintain the Bachelor of Science
degree in Nursing, continue to expand
all program areas and resources,
provide effective leadership for
administration, faculty, and students,
manage multiple budgets, and an
understanding of strong personnel
management. The Executive Director
will have the responsibility of
developing and maintaining a premier
institute that will support Florida
Gateway College as it moves into the
baccalaureate degree program level.
he individual applying for this position
must hold a minimum of a master's
degree and be eligible for or hold a
Florida Nursing license or closely
related field, have at least five years of
progressive administrative experience,
a strong background in program
design and accreditation, and a valid
Florida driver's license. Desirable
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in
Nursing or health related field
preferred. Record of teaching at
tenured professor level; expenence in
business in conjunction with health
background. Experience in the
community college teaching/working
Salary: $58.750 annually, plus
Application Deadline: 9/2311
Persons interested should provide
College application, vita, and
photocopies of transcripts. All foreign
transcripts must be submitted with
official translation and evaluation
Position details and applications
available on web at'
Human Resources



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Suwannee Valley Cooperative, Inc.

GIS/Mapping Data Specialist 1
Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an immediate opening
for a GIS/Mapping Data Specialist position. This position reports to
the Director of Engineering and will be responsible for maintaining
Geographic Information System Maps for the Cooperative. A high
school diploma and an Associate of Science degree or work equivalent
experience with a minimum of 1 year experience with GIS Mapping in
the electric utility field is required.
Applications and job descriptions may be picked up at the Suwannee
Valley Electric administration building, 11340 100th St., Live Oak. The
job description can be viewed on Resumes and
applications can be turned in at the above address with Attn: Vicky
Talmadge, or emailed to The deadline for
accepting applications is Tuesday, September 6, 2011.
SVEC is an equal opportunity employer.

- ADvantage


630 Mobile Homes
630 for Rent
2/2 Units, clean, well maintained,
nice safe park setting, 2 miles to
downtown Lake City, $575 month
+ $575 sec dep, 386-984-8448
13th Month FREE!!
3/2.5 S of Lake City, (Branford
area) $600 mo plus security
386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833
Close to River. Nice yard.
Must see! Call for info.
386-752-7814 or 386-719-7010
LG clean 3br's $450. -$650. mo. +
dep. Also, 2br mobile home's
available. No Pets.
5 Points area. 386-961-1482
Mobile Homes for rent in
White Springs, Lake City & Ft.
White Contact 386-623-3404
or 386-397-2779
New 2br/2ba off Country Club. 1/2
ac. lot Front, back porch & storage
bldg. $650 mo. $650 sec. No Pets!
386-752-5911 or 466-2266

640 Mobile Homes
640 for Sale

We purchase used mobile
homes. Call North Pointe
Homes, Gainesville

05527375 !!!LOOK!!!
Before you but a Mobile Home
check out North Pointe Homes
in Gainesville--Hugh Discounts!
credit Scores Don't matter. Call
for Free Approval! Jacobson
Homes Factory Outlet (352)872-
5566 or mrb3371(

Your Volume Giant! North
Pointe Homes. Millions to Lend.
Credit Scores 575 = 10% down.
Gainesville (352)872-5566 or

Palm Harbor Homes
4/2 Froni 499 Mo Loaded
3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded.
SHomes on Your Lot 0 Down

710 Unfurnished Apt.
710 For Rent

Excellent High Springs location.
1, 2 & 3 bedroom floor-plans;
some with garages.
Call 386-454-1469
or visit our website:

Downtown Location, Clean.
S$450 mo, plus Security.
NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456
2/2 w/garage & washer/dryer
hookups. West side of town,
Call for details
2BR/1BA. Close to town.
$ plus deposit.
Includes water & sewer.
Amber Wood Hills Apts.
Private Patio area. Beautiful yard.
Washer/dryer hkup. Free water &
sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special.
Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2
mi fromV.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet
Friendly. Move in Special $199.
Pool, laundry & balcony.
Furnished or unfurnished 1 or 2
bedroom townhomes on the golf
course. $625-$750. mo. + security.
Includes water. 386-752-9626
Great location W of 1-75, spacious
deluxe 2br apts., garage, W/D
hookup, patio. $600/700 & up, +
Sec, 386-965-5560 or 344-3715
Greentree Townhouse
Summer special. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free
water & sewer. Balcony & patio.
Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90.

1,2, & 3 bedrooms
Call TODAY 386-462-0656
or visit us at

Redwine Apartments. Move in
special $199. Limited time. Pets
welcome, with 5 complexes,
we have a home for you.
Summer Special! 12th mo Free
w/signed yr lease. Updated, w/tile
floors/fresh paint. Great area.
From $450.+sec. 386-752-9626
The Lakes Apts. Studios & 1Br's
from $135/wk. Util. & cable incl.,
Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly
rates avail Call 386-752:2741
Unfurnished Apt Eastside
Village Realty, Inc .2 bedroom
1 bath Duplex must be 55+ yrs of
age Call Denise Bose @

720 Furnished Apts.
720 For Rent

Studio Apt. Private. Rent incl util-
ities, Satellite TV, appliances,
(washer/dryer). No pets 386-963-
4767 or 292-0385 Available 9/1

70 Unfurnished
730 Home For Rent
'09 Executive Home for rent on 41
acres. 4br/3.5ba Available
October. Horses/outdoor pets ok.
$2000/m6 but all terms negotiable
for right caretaker. 386-209-4610
2BR house $ $640. dep.
Also, 2br apt. $550. mo $550 dep.
Close to shopping.
2BR/1BA Kitchen and Den. on
Alachua. $500. mo.
First & security.
/ 2/1 879 Poplar St. $600. mo.
/ 3/2 Highlands Loop $
/ 2/1 442 Praire St-$
All require First and last...
Please leave msg., Only in office
Tues Thur. 8am 4pm
3 br/2ba house, 1206 McFarlane
Avenue. Avail. 9/1/11. $850 mo
$400 sec dep. 904-376-0620 or
904-813-8864 for appt. No pets!
3/2 by Westside Elementary,
custom built home
$1050.00 per month.
Scott 352-318-8117
3BR/1.5 BA Large lot. Very clean
with storage shed. Quiet area.
$850 mo. + $850. dep.
4BR BRICK home.
Azalea Park. $750. mo.
$750. security.
386-397-2619 or 386-365-1243
4br/2ba CHA Brick, 1200 sqft
lac., Close to FGCC, CR 245A.
Ceramic tile/carpet, $800 mo $800
dep (904)708-8478 App. req'd
Brick 3br/2ba Large yard, garage,
CH/A. 189 Stanley Ct. Lake City.
$950. mo + $1000 dep.
Cnll 8Q3 5'8 531

730 Unfurnished
730Home For Rent
Remodeled 3br/2ba Brick. In town
1750 sqft. Lg lot. Includes washer,
dryer, stove, & fridge. Quiet area
$985. mo $985 dep. 386-752-7578

740 Furnished
4 IHomes for Rent

Southern Oaks Country Club.
3br/2.5ba Aprox 3000 sqft. Split
floor plan, on the 9th Fairway.
New AC, 2.5 car garage, sprinkler,
concrete drive. Furnished. Move in
ready w/all appliances. Avail. now
Yearly Lease.(305)872-7911 View

750 Business &
S Office Rentals
FOR LEASE: Downtown office
space. Convenient to
Court house.
Call 386-755-3456

For Lease: E Baya Ave. Two -
1000 sqft office space units or
combined for 2000 sqft. 386-984-
0622 ot weekends 386-497-4762

OFFICE SPACE for lease.
Oak Hill Plaza. 900 sqft
$675mo/$695. sec dep.
Tom 386-961-1086 DCA Realtor

SUB SHOP for lease.
All Equip. Avail. Old Willy J's
Across from Wal-Mart

790 Vacation Rentals

Horseshoe Beach RV Lot.
Nice comer Lot with shade trees.
$295. mo Water/electic included
386-235-3633 or 352-498-5986

Scalloping Horseshoe Beach Spcl
Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock,
fish sink..wkend $395./wk $895.
386-235-3633/352-498-5986 #419-181
"Florida's Last Frontier"

.805 Lots for Sale

805 Lots for Sale
Lots for Sale Eastside
Village Realty, Inc. buildable
vacant lot hight & dry in a estab-
lished neighbor priced @ S40.000.
Call Denise Bose @ 752-5290
Owner Financing. River comm &
nature lover's dream in Lee. 15
wooded ac by the Withlacoochee.
Property is already subdivided
MLS 75576 $48,000 623-6896
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limitation, or discrimination based
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810 Home for Sale

0.5 acre tract has 441 (4 lane) .
frontage. 1/2 miles from Target
distribution. 2/1.5 currently zoned
residential. MLS#78506 $91,000
R.E.O. Realty Group 867-1271
2 Mobile homes on 5 ac. above
ground pool. (1)1800 sqft. &
(1)1500sqft.$235,000 $139,888
MLS 77552 Brittany Stoeckert
Results Realty 386-397-3473
3/2 Brick Home w/1 car garage,
Metal roof, porch w/swing, detach
carport $96,000 MLS#77780
Jo Lytte Remax 386-365-2821

,,l ,JZo-J,.-oJ Foreclosure! 59.98 Ac. Close to 3/2 Split floor plan built in 2010
LULU, FL 3/z recently Suwannee River w/boat ramps &. on 2 acres.. Master bath with large
remodeled. CH/A, large porches. Springs. Ideal parcel for your site tub & standing.shower. Trey ceil-
$650. mo + dep. built or manuf. home. $139,000! ings MLS#78520, $114,900
386-752-3444 or 961-3031 MLS# 78083 386-344-7662 R.E.O. Realty Group 867-1271

810 Home for Sale

4/2 fenced yard,
2 car garage, Fairly new roof &
HVAC Shed, fenced back yard.
MLS#77602, $162,500, R.E.O.
Realty Group 867-1271
4/2 on 1 ac. Modular home. Im-
maculate cond. New carpet, roof,
AC. more. Barn/workshop
$115,000 MLS 78833 Brittany
Results Realty 386-397-3473
Almost 17ac., spacious 3br/2ba
home, paved rd. Near Itchetucknee
Spgs. Pole bam, gated, fenced.
MLS76902 $164,900 BrodiAllred
623-0906. Westfield Realty Group
Awesome Find! 3br/2ba, 1844sf,
wood floors, French doors to scr
back porch, 40x60 bldg w/office &
workshop, 6.17ac comer lot, 3
sides fenced. #77427 $199,900
Brick Ranch 3/2 Fl room. Side en-
try garage & workshop. 2 sheds.
New AC appl & roof. MLS78442
$114,900. Millard Gillen 365-7001
Westfield Realty Group
Charming 2br/2ba home. Gated
community. REDUCED to
$158,000 MLS78740 Teresa
Spradley 386-365-8343
Hallmark Real Estate,
Clean Well maintained 3/2 brick
w/chain link fenced back yard
w/Garage. $120,K MLS78440.
Debbie King 386-365-3886
Hallmark Real Estate
Close to everything. Lg 3br/2ba
brick home. Close to VA & shop-
ping! $189,900 MLS78131 Carrie
Cason 386-623-2806
Westfield Realty Group
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Neat & tidy 2/2, maybe 3/2. New
kitchen counters & tile. Open floor
plan. Mary Brown Whitehurst
965-0887 MLS# 77943 $99,000
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
10 acres w/well maintained biick
home. 2012 sqft. Open split floor
plan. Lori Giebeig Simpson
365-5678 MLS# 74447 $149,000
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
3br/3ba Spacious home in estab-
lished area. 2414 sqft. Private yard
& patio. Lori Giebeig Simpson
365-5678 MLS# 78175 $159,000
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
3br/2ba. 1590 sqft. Lori Giebeig
Simpson. 365-5678 or
Mary Brown Whitehurst
965-0887 MLS# 74542 $110,000

810 Home for Sale

Country close to town 3/2 Brick, 3
ac. Grape arbor & fruit trees. pole
barn, workshop. Metal roof. MLS
78096 $129,900 Ginger Parker
365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate
Country Club Condo 4br/3ba.
Mega storage, roomy kit, 3 porch-
es. $165,000 MLS 78719 Paula
Lawrence 386-623-1973-
Hallmark Real Estate.
Deer in your back yard. 3/2 HUD
w/16X48 wrap around scr. porch.
Clean, well maintained, 5 ac.
$72,000 MLS78687 Ginger Parker
365-2135 Hallmark Real Estate
Foreclosure! 3/2 D/WMH boasts
a large kitchen. M/B w/ garden
tub, shower & dbl sinksrNew car-
pet-fpl & more-Only $69,995
MLS# 76920. 386-344-7662
. Foreclosure! Newer 3/2 DWMH.
Lg rooms, kitchen island, lots of
wdws, master w/garden tub & sep-
arate shower. $74,995
MLS# 74218 386-344-7662
Great 3/2 home w/2346 sq ft
under roof on .67 ac., Creekside
S/D. Big back yard w/plenty of
shade trees. On a cul-de-sac, MLS
77385 $169,900 623-6896
Home for Sale Eastside Village
Realty, Inc. 2 bedroom, 2 bath site
built home with screen porch,
large carport priced just right Call
Denise Bose @ 752-5290
Home in Lake City Country Club.
4/3, renovated. Great for entertain-
ing. Glass doors open to back yard.
MLS#78637 $184,900
SR.E.O. Realty Group 867-1271
JASPER! 4BR/2.5BA 1,890 SqFt
mfg home on 1 acre where
wildlife is abundant $39,900
INC. 755-5110 #77922
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Suwannee Co.115 ac. Fenced &
cross Fenced. Pasture land, paved
rd. Elaine K. Tolar 386-752-4211
MLS# 77081 $345,000
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
.97 ac. Centrally located to Lake
City & G'ville. Fenced, planted
pines, pasture. Elaine K. Tolar
752-4211 MLS# 73879 $291,030
SColdwell Banker/Bishop Realty
New home in May Fair. Super area
comer lot. 4br split plan. Versatile
colors. Elaine K. Tolar
755-6488 MLS# 76919 $199,900

Wayne Manor Apts.
Move in $199. Summer special.
2/1, washer/dryer. Behind Kens off
Hwy 90. 386-754-1800
Windsor Arms Apartments.
Summer special $199. Move in!
2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free
200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.

720 Furnished Apts.
SFor Rent
Rooms for Rent. Hillcrest, Sands,
Columbia. All furnished. Electric,
cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly
or monthly rates. 1 person $135,
2 persons $150. weekly

Classified Department: 755-5440


Classified Department: 755-5440

810 Home for Sale
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
240 ac. Farm. Rolling Meadows.
Paved road, great access to Lake
City & G'ville. Elaine K. Tolar
386-752-4211 MLS# 70453
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Suwannee Co. 115 ac. Fenced &
cross fenced. 10 & 20 ac parcels
avail. Elaine K. Tolar 386-752-
4211 MLS# 67766 $448,500
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Brick home in town on lake front.
3br/2ba. New roof & hardwoods.
Glass room w/view Elaine Tolar
755-6488 MLS# 78092 $249,900
Lake front 3/2 custom Western Ce-
dar. tots of storage space. Private
dock $229,900. MLS# 74681
Jo Lytte-Remax 386-365-2821
Large Home in the Country on
3.66 acres, fireplace, 2 outbldgs,
MLS#76471, $89,900
Jo Lytte, Remax 386-365-2821
3br/2ba Home 2010 w/garage
on 1/2 acre. Owner Financing
PRICE! 3BR/2BA w/open floor
plan; freshly painted $96,000
INC. 755-5110 #78278
Lofty home on Itchetucknee River,
Wrap around covered decks on
two levels.MustSEE! $375,000
MLS#77006 Jo Lytte
Remax 386-365-2821
Luxury home. 3br/2ba, 20 ac lot.
Cherry cabinets & SS appliances.
Jacuzzi in master br. MLS 78190
$ 374,900 Roger Lovelady 365-
7039. Westfield Realty Group

Motivated Seller. Country area,
paved rd. 3br/2ba manuf home.
New AC & upgraded wdows.
MLS 78027 $84K. Brodie Allred.
623-0906 Westfield Realty Group
pristine condition on 1.39 acres
755-5110 #78345
New Reduced. 4br/2ba plus of-
fice. 2 living & dinig areas. cov-
ered porch. Fl rm. Triple garage.
MLS77685 Charlie Sparks 755-
0808 Westfield Realty Group

Nice, large 4/2 on 1 acre
w/florida room, granite floors,
wrap around front porch, $139,900
Brittany Stoeckert Results Realty
386-397-3473 MLS 77292
Owner Financing. 2br/3ba country
home w/wrap around porches, 5ac.
Garage w/workshop. MLS77005
$179,900 Roger Lovelady 365-
7039 Westfield Realty Group
pool house w/half bath, 2.25
fenced ac. Freshly painted. Split
plan; Large rear deck MLS 78103
S$179,900 386-623-6896
w/2,012 SqFt w/living rm & fami-
ly rm $57,000 DANIEL CRAPPS
755-5110 #78680
Private 2 ac parcel away from it
all. Hunting w/no restrictions.
Make an offer on this 1764 sqft
home that need some TLC.
$109,900, MLS78331. Jay Sears.
867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate
Reduced Price! 3br/1.5 ba. Re-
modeled. Nice area close to VA.
SMLS 77599 $69K. Estate Sale,
bring all offers. Josh Grecian 466-
2517 Westfield Realty Group

Remax Professionals Motivated
seller. Spacious brick w/many up-
grades. Newer roof, windows &
fixtures. Fenced back yard. MKS
78168 $119,900 Missy Zecher @

2007 Honda
Motorcycle VTX 1300
Pearl green, one owner,
8600 mi., perfect cond.

810 Home for Sale
Remax Professionals Ranch style
home on 10 ac w/barn & horse
stalls. 4 Ig bedrm + bonus rm. 2
car gar. MLS 77403 S325K.
Missy Zecher@ 386-623-0237
Rolling Meadows. 4 or 3br/2ba.
Over 1700 sqft. and 1/2 ac lot.
MLS77284 $154,900 Carrie Cason
Westfield Realty Group
Something for Everyone! 3br/2ba,
2706sf, 4.02ac, island kitchen,
Corian counters, det garage, Koi
pond, fish house, green house,
fenced & more. #76255 $247,000
2BR/1BA, 1200sf, .65ac, scr front
porch, steps to deck/dock on Suw.
river, under house parking/storage,
shed & more. #77242 $194,900
Suwannee River Front
granite counters, covered patio,
deck & dock, $349,000
MLS#76336 Jo Lytte at Remax
Professionals. 386-365-2821
mfg home w/formal LR plus fami-
ly rm $84,000 DANIEL CRAPPS
755-5110 #78585
WHITE SPRINGS! Sturdy block
3BR/IBA home in city limits,
fenced yd $49,000 DANIEL
755-5110 #78603
820 Farms &
U Acreage
10-ac lot. Well/septic/pp. Owner
financing $300 dn, $663 mo 8.9%,
25 yrs. Deas Bullard Properties
4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road.
Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd
Owner Financing! NO DOWN!
$59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018.

4 acres, Wellborn, New Well
installed, Beautifully wooded
w/cleared Home Site, owner fin,
no down, $39,900, $410 mon
Call 352-215-1018
6.45 ac river front property in
White Springs, doe to Big Shoals.
Covered shelter for entertaining.
MLS# 77417 $104,900 386-867-
1271 R.E.O. Realty Group, Inc

FARM- 7 stall bam.
17+ acres, pasture, cross fenced.
Close in $500. no.
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
61 ac. Parcel. SR 27 & 1-75 inter-
change. Great potential, fenced &
cross fenced. Elaine K. Tolar
752-4211 MLS# 758060 $368,040
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
40 ac.Parcel. Less then 2 mi from
city limits. Fenced road frontage
on US Hwy 441. Elaine K. Tolar
752-4211 MLS# 62092 $194K
830 Commercial
788 S: Marion Comm'l bldg on
highway frontage. Across from the
VA & near downtown. $49,900.
MLS 78129 Scott Stewart 867-
3498 Westfield Realty Group
Commercial. High traffic location
w/I-75 exposure. 2-story custom
log home. MLS77949
Josh Grecian 386-466-2517
Westfield Realty Group
Prime Commercial Location.
Just across from a plaza. Frontage
on Baya w/2 curbcuts. $350,000
.MLS# 77485 Call 386-867-1271
R.E.O.Realty Group, Inc ,

Remax Professionals Commercial
SProperty. Located on expanding
west side of Lake City. Professio-
nal service or restaurant. MLS
77436 $575k Missy Zecher 386-

2007 Coach House
Platinum 272XL, 15K
miles, may consider partial
trade for Class B.
1 $110,000

Professional Office Space For Lease
11,728 S.F.
Excellent location just east of 1-75
Abundant free parking
Immediate occupancy PROCACCI

Call Debra -a56-416-1

830 Commercial
Wellborn Commercial lot. 1.84
acres w/34' of Hwy frontage near
the new Dollar General. MLS
72381 Scott Stewart 386-867-3498
Westfield Realty Group

860 Investment
Rustic Fishing camp in Suwannee
Minutes to boat launch.
MLS#78709 $59.900
Jo Lytte/Remax 386-365-2821

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I Buy Houses
Quick Sale Fair Price

950 Cars for Sale
V-6, Auto., Silver.
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