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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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based on drug
use claims.

A local physician's assis-
tant, already facing charges
of child abuse and fabricat-
ing evidence, has had his
license suspended by the
Florida Surgeon General
for drug abuse, the state
health department said.
John. Windham, no age
provided, had his license
suspended by a Feb. 1
emergency order prohibit-
ing him from practicing in
Florida. Windham's address
of record is 514 Fritzi Court,
Lake City, but the order said
he is likely residing at 4219
SE Country Club Road.
Among other allegations,
Windham, who has owned
Baya Bariatrics Urgent Care
and weight loss clinic since
December 2008, is accused
of using blank prescription
forms, pre-signed .by a phy-
sician, to prescribe pain-
killers to himself between
January and October 2011.
According to the emer-
gency order, Windham has

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An 18-year-old woman
badly injured in a Tuesday
afternoon crash is recover-
ing in a Gainesville hospi-
tal, according to Lake City
Police Department offi-
Tiffany Alisha Thomas,
18, of Lake City, was injured
when she drove into the
path of a vehicle driven by
Kevin Bruce Hingson, 26,
of Live Oak, according to
witness reports.
"She's still .hospitalized,
but her condition is improv-
ing," said Lake City Police
Department public informa-
tion officer Steve Shaw.
The crash occurred at
about 5:27 p.m. Tuesday
at the intersection of Baya
and Lakeview avenues.
Authorities closed the road
and re-routed traffic for
more than an hour as the
wreckage wascleared away
a crash investigation con-
"Our officers are continu-
ing an investigation into the
wreck," Shaw said, noting
their is no timefratne on
when the investigation will
be completed.
According to LCPD
reports, Hingson was head-
ed west on Baya in a 2007
Ford pickup owned by
CRASH continued on 3A

Report: Local housing market

poised for gradual comeback

seen over the
coming year. ..

A local real estate agent's
analysis of the Lake City
housing market has reached
two conclusions: The market .
has bottomed out and the V .7''
best bargains won't be on the UA 1
market long. U
"Yes, it's still a buyer's mar-
ket, but the market is thin-
ning out," said Realtor Jim
Curry, the report's author. "I
don't think we're going to lose
more value. The combination
of low interest rates and pric-'
ing gives consumers the big-
gest bang for the buck ever
over the next 12 months."
Now that.Lake City hous-
ing prices have bottomed out, 4
Curry said the only way the
- local real estate market can
go is up slightly.
"Prices appear to be pick- JASON MATTHEW WALKERILL1A:.b ',.f,,,.,'1
ing up and the sales seem to A three-bedroom, two-bathroom home located on Fantasy.Glen in the Meadow Vista subdivision is seen with a for sale
sign. The local housing market appears poinsed to make a gradual comeback, according to an analysis by one local
HOUSING continued on 3A real estate agent.


House approves $69 billion budget

Passes on a 79-38 vote;
Dems blast majority for
cuts to social programs.

Associated Press
TALLAHASSEE The Florida House on
Thursday voted along partisan lines in favor
of a bare-bones $69.2 billion budget for the
coming year.

The 79-38 vote came after a contentious par-
tisan debate in which Republicans called the
budget responsible because it was balanced
without- tax increases. Democrats lambasted
the majority party for pushing through a
budget that cuts spending on health care and
higher education.
- State lawmakers entered their annual ses-
sion knowing they were confronted with a
more than $1 billion budget gap because tax
revenues are growing, but not fast enough to
deal with increasing-expenses in Medicaid and
growing public school enrollments.
Republicans said they had no choice but to

'Welcome illegal aliens'
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A new billboard, paid for by Floridians for Immigration Enforcement, was erected Wednesday morning along
Interstate 75 southbound, just south of the Georgia border in Hamilton County. The billboard, which reads in part,
'Welcome illegal aliens. W9 offer jobs, free health care, education & welfare,' blames Gov. Rick Scott for not liv-
ing up to his promise of requiring all Florida employers to use the free E-Verify system, which ensures all workers
are legal.

cut some parts of the budget in order to deal
with the. shortfall, while also making sure
they had set aside more than $1 billion it
"It is a direct reflection of our actual cir-
cumstances, not our delusional interests," said
Rep. Erik Fresen, R-Miami.
Democrats, however, ticked off a long list
of some of the cuts included in ,the budget,
including a tuition hike for college students;
cuts in benefits provided to foster children;
higher standards for those seeking the state's
BUDGET continued on 3A


maps get

final OK
Associated Press
filed a lawsuit against a con-
gressional redistricting map
immediately after that plan and
a second one redrawing Florida
House and Senate districts
received final approval Thursday
from the Republican-controlled
The Senate sent the congres-
sional map (HB 1174) to Gov.
Rick Scott and the legislative plan
(SJR 1176) to the Florida Supreme
Court Both passed in the House
last week.
The Democrats contend the
REDISTRICTING continued on 3A

Fla. among 10 states exempted from 'No Child'

Associated Press
WASHINGTON It could be
the beginning of the end for No
Child Left Behind.
The goal was lofty: Get all cliil-
dren up to par in math and reading
by 2014. But the nation isn't get-

ting there, and now some states
are getting out.
In a sign of what's to come,
President Barack Obama on
Thursday freed 10 states from
some of the landmark law's tough-
est requirements. Those states,
which had to commit to their own,
federally approved plans, will now
be free, for example, to judge

students with, methods other than
test scores. They also will be able
to factor in subjects beyond read-
ing and math.
"We can combine greater free-
dom with-greater accountability,"
Obama said from the White House.
Plenty more states are bound to
take him up on the offer.
While many educators and many

governors celebrated, congressio-
nal Republicans accused Obama
of executive overreach, and educa-
tion and civil rights groups ques-
tioned if schools would be getting
a pass on aggressively helping
poor and minority children the
kids the 2002 law was primarily
'NO CHILD' continued on 3A

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has been getting attention for all the
right reasons lately, but a judge said
Thursday that he should continue
to remain under the watchful eye of
,.'. a probation officer as he works to
complete the terms of his sentence
for beating then-girlfriend Rihanna
in 2009.
The Grammy-nominated R&B
,' x singer did not appear for a brief
hearing during which his attorney
asked that Brown's term on super-
vised probation be ended because of
his good behavior. Superior Court
Judge George Lomeli agreed with
prosecutors that despite the singer's
high marks so far, he
should continue to .,, .
report to a probation ,
officer in his home ,
state of Virginia. )
Brown is in the '
midst of a remark-
able comeback, with
the singer set to per-
form at the Grammy
Awards on Sunday night.
His multi-hit album, "FA.M.E.
(Forgiving All My Enemies) was a
top seller and he is nominated for
three Grammys, including best R&B
Attorney Mark Geragos' request
came after Brown's probation officer
wrote in a report that the singer has
been truthful with officers, passed all
required drug tests and "has made
great strides" while under probation
supervision. He has completed half
of the six months' worth of roadside
cleanup, graffiti removal and other
manual labor that he was ordered to
do after pleading guilty to attacking
Brown was ordered to serve five
years on probation.
The favorable probation report
was written three years to the day
after the attack, which left Rihanna

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bloody, bruised and unable to per-
form at the Grammys.

Hanna rips Ohio legislators
for exotic pet laws
COLUMBUS, Ohio Celebrity
zookeeper Jack Hanna criticized
Ohio lawmakers Thursday for not
yet passing a bill to regulate exotic
animals, months after authorities
shot dozens of lions, tigers, bears
and other wild creatures let loose by
their suicidal owner.
A Republican state senator from
Zanesville, the eastern Ohio city
where the animals were shot, had
planned to introduce a bill this week
but then said it was not ready. There
is no new timetable for the measure.
"What's it going to take, everyone,
to pass a bill? Someone else get-
ting killed?" Hanna said during his
remarks to an Ohio newspaper trade
Hanna, a former Columbus Zoo
director who has given animal dem-
onstrations on national television for
decades, said he can't believe legisla-
tion hasn't progressed.
"In fact, I'm actually in a state
of shock right now because, folks,
you're not dealing with some little
issue of animals here. You're dealing
with bombs," Hanna told members
of the Ohio Newspaper Association
at their convention in Columbus.
Hanna said he has no power over
the Ohio Legislature and isn't run-
ning for office. But he said he has
seen a tiger finish off a 2,000-pound
water buffalo in less than 10 seconds
and lions take down even larger ani-
mals in less than 30 seconds.

Man pleads guilty to threat
to 'South Park' creators
convert from Brooklyn pleaded

guilty Thursday to using a website
he founded to post online threats
against the creators of the "South
Park" television show and others he
deemed enemies of Islam.
In court papers filed Thursday
with his guilty plea, Jesse Curtis
Morton, 33, admitted that his now-
defunct Revolution Muslim website
served as an outlet for al-Qaida pro-
paganda and that he used the site
to post thinly veiled threats not only
against "South Park" creators Matt
Stone and Trey Parker but others he
considered to be enemies of Islam.
Morton, who also uses the name
Younus Abdullah Mohammad,
worked closely with Zachary Adam
Chesser, who was sentenced last
year to 25 years in prison for the
"South Park" threats and other

Music mogul Simmons
mad over milk from, cows
ALBANY, N.Y. Music mogul
Russell Simmons wants New York's
governor to pull the plug on milk
from cows.
The hip-hop impresario writes in
a letter to Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-
moh) that milk should no longer be
the state's official beverage.
Simmons, a vegan who has taken
on several animal rights causes with
People for the Ethical Treatment of
Animals, says milk from cows is less
healthy than milk from rice, almonds
or soy.
He tells The Associated Press he
knows dairy is big business in New
York but says other industries could
spring up in its place.
Simmons and Cuomo go way
back. They're both from Queens,
and they worked together a decade
ago to help soften New York's strict
drug laws.

Celebrity Birthdays

Opera singer
Leontyne Price is 85.
Actor Robert Wagner
is 82.
Singer Roberta Flack
is 75.
Olympic gold-medal
swimmer Mark Spitz is 62.
Walt Disney Co. presi-
dent and chief executive
Robert Iger is 61.

World Golf Hall of
Famer Greg Norman is 57.
Movie director
Alexander Payne is 51.
ABC News cor-
respondent George
Stephanopoulos is 51.
Political commentator
Glenn Beck is 48.
Actress Laura Dern
is 45.

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Water pollution rules
clear legislature
lingering dispute over new
water pollution rules for
Florida is moving to an
administrative law court
following final legislative
The Florida Senate on
Thursday unanimously
passed a bill (HB 7051) that
waives a requirement for
legislative approval of the
two rules. It goes to Gov.
Rick Scott who supports
the rules.
The Florida Department
of Environmental
Protection drafted them as
a lower-cost alternative to
similar numeric nutrient
. -, standards the federal gov-
ernment has proposed for
Business, agriculture
and utility interests support
: the state's rules, contend-
ing the Environmental
Protection Agency's version
would be too costly to com-
ply with.

- Teen gets 12 years
in fatal shooting
OCALA- A north
Florida teen has been
sentenced to 12 years in
prison for fatally shooting
another teen.
A Marion County, judge
sentenced 19-year-old
Alphonsa Lee Washington
III on Thursday. He plead-
ed guilty last fall to an
,. adult count of manslaugh-
Authorities say
Washington was at his
apartment with some
friends, playing with
a handgun, in June
2010. After the shoot-
ing, Washington told
authorities that 18-year-
old Jeremy V. Hester was
handling the gun when he
apparently shot himself.
The Ocala Star-Banner
reports that Washington
later changed his story,
saying he thought that the
gun was unloaded when

he pointed it at Hester and
pulled the trigger.,

Man guilty of killing
mother, stepfather
A Tampa Bay area man has
been convicted of killing his
mother and stepfather.
A Pasco County jury
found 40-year-old Jackie Lee
Braden Jr. guilty Thursday
of first-degree murder. He
faces life in prison.
Authorities say Braden
fatally shot Sherrill and
David Wright, both 54.
They were found dead in
their Shady Hills home in
Braden's attorney said
the prosecution failed to
prove its case and called no
defense witnesses.

Bicyclist hit by train
in Fort Lauderdale
- Officials say a bicyclist
was injured when a South
Florida commuter train
stuck him.
A Tri-Rail spokes-
woman says the collision
occurred Thursday morn-
ing. The train appeared
to be approaching a Fort
Lauderdale station at the
time and was likely slowing
down for its approach.
The South Florida Sun
Sentinel reports that police
are investigating.
The man hit by the
train wasn't immediately
identified and his condition
wasn't known.

Unique name gets
conviction reversed
appellate court has ruled
that a woman couldn't be
found guilty just because
she has a unique name.
The 1st District Court
of Appeal on Thursday
reversed Titilayo Dokun's
conviction on a public assis-
tance fraud charge.
The court agreed that
prosecutors presented

"ample evidence" that
someone by Dokun's name
had received public assis-
tance benefits she wasn't
entitled to.
But the court ruled the
state didn't prove that the
defendant a Leon County
woman was in fact the
same person.
The case is Titilayo
Dokun v. State of Florida,
No. 1D10-4523.

4 students in custody
after explosion
Officials say four students
face expulsion and possible
criminal charges after a
bottle containing house-
hold chemicals exploded
in a South Florida middle
school bathroom.
A Palm Beach County
School District spokesman
says two boys brought the
homemade explosive onto
the school bus Thursday
morning and gave it to two
other boys. Those boys
then took the explosive to
a bathroom in Tradewinds
Middle School's gymna-
sium and set it off.
Greenacres Fire Rescue
Hazardous Materials crews
responded, and the school
was placed on lockdown.
Officials say no one was
injured in the explosion.

Suspected mine seen
floating off coast
- The U.S. Coast Guard
has responded to a sus-
pected mine floating about
a mile off the coast of Port
A Coast Guard spokes-
woman says crews set up a
300-foot safety zone around
the device Thursday after-
noon. It was reported a
short time earlier by a Good
The spokeswoman says
the U.S. Navy is on the way
to retrieve the object and
determine whether it is daftn-


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Daily Scripture

"(Thanksgiving and Prayer) We
ought always to thank God for
you, brothers and sisters, and
rightly so, because your faith
is growing more and more, and
the love all of you have for one
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'NO CHILD': Florida now exempt
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designed to help.
The first 10 states to be declared free
from the education law are Colorado,
Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky,
Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey,
Oklahoma and Tennessee. The only state
that applied for the flexibility and did not
get it, New Mexico, .is working with the
administration to get approval.
Twenty-eight other states, the District
of Columbia and Puerto Rico have sig-
naled that they, too, plan to flee the law in
favor of their own plans.
The government's action on Thursday
was a tacit acknowledgement that the
law's main goal, getting all students up to
speed in reading and math by 2014, is not
within reach.
The states excused from following the
law no longer have to meet that deadline.
Instead, they had to put forward plans show-
ing they will prepare children for college
and careers, set new targets for improving
achievement among all students, reward
the best performing schools and focus help
on the ones doing the worst
Obama said he was acting because
Congress had failed to update the law
despite widespread agreement it needed
to be'fixed.
"We've offered every state the same
deal," Obama said. "If you're willing to
set higher, more honest standards than
the ones that were set by No Child Left
Behind, then we're going to give you the
flexibility to meet those standards."
The executive action by Obama is one
of his most prominent in an ongoing cam-
paign to act on his own where Congress
is rebuffing him.
No Child Left Behind was one of
President George W. Bush's most tout-

ed domestic accomplishments, and was
passed with widespread bipartisan support
in Congress. It has been up for renewal
since 2007. But lawmakers have been sty-
mied for years by competing priorities,
disagreements over how much of a federal
role there should be in schools and, in the
recent Congress, partisan gridlock.
The law requires annual testing, and
districts were forced to keep a closer
eye on how students of all races were
performing not just relying on collec-
tive averages. Schools that didn't meet
requirements for two yekrs or longer
faced increasingly harsher consequenc-
es, including busing children to higher-
performing schools, offering tutoring
and replacing staff.
Over the years, the law became increas-
ingly unpopular, itself blamed for many
ills in schools. Teachers and parents
complained it led to "teaching to the test."
Parents didn't like the stigma of sending
their kids to a school labeled a failure
when requirements weren't met. States,
districts and schools said the law was too
rigid and that they could do a better job
coming up with strategies to turn around
poor performance.
A common complaint was that the 2014
deadline was simply unrealistic.
As the deadline approaches, more
schools are failing to meet requirements
.under the law, with nearly half not doing
so last year, according to the Center on
Education Policy. Center officials said
that's because some states today have
harder tests or have high numbers of
immigrant and low-income children, but
it's also because the law requires states
to raise the bar each year for how many
children must pass.

BUDGET: Final passage by House
Continued From Page 1A

popular Bright Futures scholarships; and
the elimination of thousands of state
"Florida may be a great place to visit,
but if you are the middle class it stinks
to live here right now," said Rep. Mark
Pafford, D-West Palm Beach.
Rep. Mia Jones, D-Jacksonville, said
the budget was an "assault" on minorities
because it cut money for minority health
programs and private historic black col-
leges in the state.
The firefight over a cut in benefits
for foster children prompted a sharp
exchange. Democrats criticized the pro-
vision because it will cut off benefits at
21 years old instead of 23 years as it now.
They said foster children deserved the
help since they were most likely had suf-
fered from child abuse before they were
placed in a foster home.
"I don't like these disparaging com-
ments that these children are victims,"
said Rep. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala. "They
are not a victim, they are Americans."
The Thursday vote sets the stage for
negotiations during the final month of the
annual session.
The Senate is moving slower on its
budget proposal for 2012, but Senate
President Mike H'aridopolos has said he
expects his chamber to wrap its budget
by next week.
Still, crucial differences are emerging
between the two chambers. The House,
for example, has moved to block the clos-
ing of two prisons targeted by the admin-
istration of Gov. Rick Scott, including one
in a rural Panhandle county.
Rep. Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring and
House budget chief, insisted that this was
not simply a bargaining position with the
Senate. She said the decision to close the
Jefferson County prison had been sprung

on the community with little notice.
The House and Senate have also
diverged on the type of cuts in health
care services they are suggesting. House
members are already cautioning that
The Senate has also put a contentious
measure in one of its budget bills to allow
a branch campus of the University of South
Florida in Lakeland to become the state's
12th public university. House Speaker Dean
Cannon, R-Winter Park, would not say if
the House would go along with the move
but admitted it was a "parochial" decision.
Gov. Rick Scott, while attending the
Florida State Fair in Tampa, told report-
ers that he was willing to look at it, but
stopped short of endorsing it.
Heading into a crucial election year, both
the House and Senate have gone along
with Scott's push to pump more money
into education. The House would provide
about $1.1 billion more for public schools,
while the Senate has close to $1.2 billion in
additional money. The extra money, how-
ever, would not restore the full amount that
lawmakers cut from schools a year ago.
Scott also 'proposed keeping tuition
rates flat in the coming year, but the
House has recommended an 8 percent
hike. That hike can go up to 15 percent
under' that lets universities charge
above the rate legislators set each year.
The Senate has a zero tuition hike for
state universities, but they have recom-
mended a three percent hike for students
at one of the state's 28 colleges.
The House budget eliminates thou-
sands of state jobs. While many of the
positions are vacant, the House is still
calling for the closing of driver license
offices, a reduction in the number of pro-
bation officers, and even the elimination
of a handful of investigators who handle
arson and consumer fraud cases.

LICENSE: State orders suspension
Continued From Page 1A

abused prescription painkillers intermit-
tently since 1999.
"Windham's consistent lack of good judg-
ment and flagrant disregard for the laws
and regulations governing the practice of
physician assistants represent a significant
likelihood that Windham will cause harm to
patients," the.emergency suspension order
said. "This history ... presents an immedi-
ate and serious danger to the health, safety
and welfare of the public. Nothing short of
the immediate suspension of Windham's
license will ensure the protection of the
public from this danger."
The state will now seek "formal suspen-
sion or discipline" of Windham's license,
the order stated.

In August 2011 Windham was charged
with child abuse, fabricating physical evi-
dence and the false report of a crime in a
plan that Windham allegedly formulated
to get his estranged wife in legal trouble,
according to the order. The child abuse
charge stems from an allegation that he
coerced one of his children to Sfalsely
accuse the child's mother, Windham's
estranged wife, of a crime, the order said.
The emergency order says the child suf-
fered a self-inflicted cut to the forearm
from a razor then said the mother had
caused the wound.
Those charges had not been resolved
when the emergency order was issued.

CRASH: Victim on the mend
Continued From Page 1A

Roundman's Pump Repair with Robert
Evans Warner as his passenger.
Thomas was headed south on Lakeview
in a 2002 Saturn four-door sedan when
she entered Hingson's path, reports say.
Hingson told authorities he was trav-
eling on the inside lane, going approxi-
mately 45 mph when Thomas ran the

stop sign causing him to hit her vehicle.
Another witnesses said Thomas' vehi-
cle did not come to a complete stop at the
stop sign, according to reports.
Thomas was taken by helicopter to
Shands in Gainesville. Hingson and
Warner were not injured in the crash.

Cupcakery & More

Cupcakery & More co-owners Barbara Lemley (from right) and Chantelle Deane introduce
Nicole Storer and Renee McIntosh to some of their most popular cupcake flavors Thursday
during a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house sponsored by the Lake City-Columbia
County Chamber of Commerce. The store offers a wide variety including red velvet, straw-
berry, peanut butter, maple bacon, French toast cupcakes along with various types of cakes.

REDISTRICTING: Lawsuits filed
Continued From Page 1A

maps violate anti-gerrymandering stan-
dards in the two Fair Districts 4amend-
ments to the Florida Constitution that
voters approved in 2010. The suit was
filed in state Circuit Court here. Florida
Democratic Party officials said they would
contest the legislative maps during the
Supreme Court review.
Three nonpartisan groups that support-
ed the Fair Districts amendments also
announced plans to sue once Scott signs
the congressional plan.
"Republicans have undertaken the sort
of incumbent protection and partisan ger-
rymandering that 63-percent of Florida
voters overwhelmingly demanded must
stop," said Florida Democratic Party
Chairman Rod Smith. "Now the courts
have to step in to implement the will of
the people a job the GOP in Tallahassee
failed to accomplish."
Republicans insisted the maps conform
to the amendments that prohibit the inten-
tional drawing of districts to favor or disfa-
vor incumbents or political parties.
Senate Reapportionment Committee
Chairman Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, argued
that it doesn't matter if the maps favor the
GOP or incumbents because if they do that,
result was unintentional.
"Effect does not prove intent," Gaetz
said. "The effect is irrelevant legally and
Other Fair Districts provisions say the
right of racial and language minorities to
elect candidates of their choice cannot be
diminished and that districts should be
compact and follow geographic and politi-
cal boundaries whenever feasible.
Leaders of the League of Women Voters

of Florida, The National Council of La
Raza, and Common Cause Florida said
their groups and four individual plaintiffs
will sue in the same Tallahassee court if
and when Scott, a Republican, signs the
congressional bill into law.
A draft of their planned lawsuit says the
map "is filled with unconstitutional political
gerrymanders intended to favor one politi-
cal party and certain incumbents, while
disfavoring the other political party and
other incumbents"
- The groups did an analysis that showed
Republicans would be favored to win at
least twice as many districts as Democrats,
although voter registration in Florida is
split almost evenly between the parties.
The proposed lawsuit also alleges the
plan "suppresses the ability of minorities
to participate in Florida's political process
by unnecessarily confining their influence
to select districts and purposefully keeping
them out of others."
There's no need to show intent to prove
a violation of the minority protection pro-
visions, but Gaetz also argued the maps
do not diminish their ability to elect their
preferred candidates.
SThe congressional map increases the
black voting age population of a district
currently held by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown,
a black Democrat, from slightly below 50
percent to just above 50 percent. It also
maintains minority majorities in two ,
The map adds two new congressional
districts to bring the total to 27 including
one in central Florida with a 41.3 per-
cent Hispanic voting age population. Most
of those Hispanics, though, are Puerto
Ricans who tend to vote Democratic.

HOUSING: Market has bottomed out
Continued From Page 1A

be improving," Curry said. '"They've got
more buying power than ever."
The Rockford Realty Group real estate
agent said he compiled information from
municipalities across the state, including
sales and median market prices to make
his forecast, because no one else was
tracking Lake City's housing sales, fore-
closures, short sales, supply and other
details and compiling the information in
one document.
Curry said he began following hous-
ing sales trends when the market started
slowing in South Florida six years ago. He
noticed that tle Lake City area seems to
follow the same trends felt in South Florida
about a year later.
Compared to the rest of the state, the
Lake City market is among the lowest in
the state, he said. And the competition
to lure new Florida residents to their
communities is fierce, with Daytona, St.
Augustine, Ocala and Palatka all compet-
ing with Lake City.
"The local market's pretty small," he
Local housing sales also have another
-competitor. Sales of foreclosed homes are
having the greatest negative impact on
housing prices, he said.

"Your competition is the foreclosure .and
you have to compete with them," Curry
said. "Foreclosures are dragging prices
By-owner sales continue to lag locally, in
part because the owners may not be will-
ing to sell at competitive prices.
"They don't understand the market is
so up and down, in flux," he said. "I don't
think a lot of them know how to price a
The South Florida housing market
noticeably improved in 2010, Curry said. If
the pattern continues the way it has since
he began following the market, Curry
said Lake City area housing sales should
improve this year.
'There's a lot of flux in the market," he
said. "It's hard to predict sometimes."
The biggest boost to local housing val-
ues will be an influx of, he said.
And with the county aggressively mar-
keting the Catalyst Site near the airport,
there are positive signs the job market will
"We need move-in buyers from out of
state to come back," he said. "For the
move-in market, we're competing with the
rest of the state."

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on Iran
he buzz around a
possible military
strike on Iran's
nuclear program
has shifted from
whether it will happen to when
and how. Events are conspiring
to force choices on President
Obama that he would rather
On Wednesday, Israeli
Foreign Minister Avigdor
Lieberman, who had met the
previous day with Secretary of
State Hillary Rodham Clinton,
said that "there is understand-
ing and agreement that Iran
must be prevented from getting
a nuclear weapon." This has
been the stated policy of the
United States for many years.
In his most recent State of the
Union address, Mr. Obama reit-
erated that "America is deter-
mined to prevent Iran from
gettingsa nuclear weapon, and
I will take no options off the
table to achieve that goal."
The intelligence community
prefers to talk about capabilities
rather than weapons, as though
Iran's strategy would involve
claiming to have the compo-
nents to make a nuclear weapon
without actually putting them
together. Only an American in
deep denial would believe that
a foreign state would pursue
such a useless, counterproduc-
tive and self-defeating strategy.
Israel doesn't have the luxury of
playing such word games. The
Jewish state fears the window
is closing on its ability to strike
Iran's nuclear facilities before
they are buried so deep that such
admission would be fruitless.
The election-year dynamic
may force events to a conclu-
sion. Iran sees Mr. Obama as
a known quantity, unlikely to
act decisively in the event of
a weapons test. A potential
Republican successor may not
be as pliable. From Israel's
point of view, because Mr. ,
Obama is facing a tough re-
election challenge, he might be.
compelled to back its play on
Iran rather than appear weak
and ineffective. Mr. Netanyahu
has never believed in leading
from behind.
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To the Editor:
I read in last Sunday's Lake
City Reporter Mr. Glynnell
Presley's attack on fictional facts
regarding the Republicans
Party. Without actually using
the word "white people" he,
carefully planted the seed that
it was white people that he was
addressing. Over the years Mr.
Presley has written many arti-
cles to the Reporter and each
time he seems compelled to
play the same old card, "racial
and racist"! When any non-
black writes pr says anything
that he does not agree with he
immediately screams that the
individual or group is racist.
Why can't any American, black,
white, Hispanic or whoever
express his/her feelings with-
out it being painted as "Racial"?
Let us look at some of the
topics that Mr. Presley chose to
address in the Reporter.
The economy is not begin-
ning to bloom! Every area of
our economy, other than gov-
ernment, is struggling to sur-
vive. Due to harsh new rules
forced on the American econo-
my by President Obama, small
businesses and companies are
struggling to stay afloat, and
many have given up and closed.
Obamacare is one of the
absolute worse decisions the
President has made! It is going
to cost more and provide less
coverage. Many senior citizens
are already feeling the pain of
Medicare cuts. Medicare is now
refusing to pay, or even help pay,
certain needed medical costs
that prior to last fall were cov-
ered by o7r health plans. Now
you will either pay it out of your,
very likely, limited resources or
not get the treatment
People should remem-
ber that when Nancy Pelosi
attended the signing of the
Obamacare health bill she
walked through the crowd
with a huge grin on her face
carrying a giant gavel that had
a handle about (4) feet long.
For anyone that did not grasp
the message in that act, allow
me to help you. She is mock-
ing Americans! The point she
was making to all Americans
was that Washington does not
care what we as Americans



.think, the federal government
can do anything it wants. The'
point was, she was rubbing
egg in your face and mine a
great public relations move on
the part of President Obama's
After Pelosi helped Obama
force the Obamacare bill down
the throats of Americans, the
President has provided Nancy
Pelbsi's voting district a waiver.
Her voters do NOT have to
participate in Obamacare! He
has also provided waivers to
a numerous unions and big'
companies that support his
campaign funds giving them
permission to not participate
in this catastrophic failed pro-
Contrary to your slanted
picture, Governor Jan Brewer
of Arizona is a hero. She is
fighting for the very lives
and property of the people of
Arizona. Drug cartels have
completely taken control of
the Southwestern section of
America. People that live as far
away as two (2) hundred miles
from Mexico live in daily fear
for their lives. Why, you ask
does Governor Brewer have to
fight this battle? It is because
President Obama, for whatever
reason, is failing to execute
the responsibilities delegated
to him by the oath of office he
took to protect every state in
,the union. The federal govern-
ment should be protecting the'
border between America and
Mexico NOT Governor Brewer.
What is the President's
involvement in the selling
of powerful weapons to the
Mexican di-ug cartels, guns
used to kill American citizens?
President Obama has been
very tolerant, and even protec-
tive of Attdrney General Eric
Holder. Hqlder has been very
involved in the selling of illegal
weapons. Are we supposed
to be prouA of our President
for the things he has actively
supported that are destroying
America? I think not.
Mr. Presloy has accused-
Republican lawmakers of "plot-
ting and scheming" to prevent
Black and Latino citizens the
right to vote. This is absolutely
absurd; a statement that can
only be take advantage


Today is Friday, Feb. 10, the
41st day of 2012. There are 324
days left in the year.
On this date:
In 1763, Britain, Spain and
France signed the Treaty of
Paris, ending the Seven Years'
In 1840, Britain's Queen
Victoria married Prince Albert
of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
In 1841, Upper Canada
and Lower Canada were pro-
claimed united under an Act

of Union passed by the British
In 1942, 'the former French
liner Normandie capsized in
New York -Iarbor a day after it
caught fire while being refitted
for the U.S. Navy.
In 1959, a major tornado tore
through the St Louis, Mo.,
area, killing 21 people and caus-
ing heavy damage.
In 1962, the Soviet Union
exchanged captured American
U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers
for Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy
held by the United States.

of the uninformed. The oppor-
tunity to vote is exactly the
same for all races. The State
of Florida does not schedule
voting based on people being
Black, Hispanic or White.
Everyone has an equal oppor-
tunity to vote. If any individual
fails to vote it simply is because
that individual.chose not to
vote. Let's stop the ridiculous
name game and put the blame
for not voting on the voter
where it belongs.
President Obama does not
have the experience to prepare
and manage the quantity of
money that encompasses the
federal budget He spends bil-
lions of dollars every single
day, much more than any for-
mer U.S. President He gave
Solyndra, a company on the
verge of collapse, over $500.
million taxpayer dollars. A few
months late Solyndra went bel-
ly-up. The only people to bene-
fit from the $500 million dolalrs
were the CEOs of Solyndra and
President Obama's campaign
coffers. ''
America is bankrupt, yet we
continue to borrow money from'
our enemies and turn around
and give it away. America can-
not continue to survive under
Washington's irresponsible
Democrats and Republicans
that have caused this mess.
. America, please wake up and
recognize the truth that the
2012 election has nothing to do
with being racial. In November
we will be selecting the indi-
vidual that will be president for
the next four (4) years. There
will also be a large number
of Congressional seats to be
filled. We must all go to the
polls prayerfully and vote for
the men and women that love
America, and are willing to do
everything in their power to
turn America around.
Individuals elected in
November will either save
America or destroy it Let's put
the old race card that has been
used at every possible opportu-
nity for years on the shelf. The
salvation of America is far more
important than card games at
this critical time in our history.
Edward Hunter
Lake City

In 1967, the 25th Amendment
to the Constitution, dealing with
presidential disability and succes-
sion, was ratified as Minnesota
and Nevada adopted it
In 1968, U.S. figure skater
Peggy Fleming won America's
only gold medal of the Winter
Olympic Games in Grenoble,
In 1981, eight people were
killed when a fire set by a bus-
boy broke out at the Las Vegas
Hilton hotel-casino.

* Associated Press





revived by



aul Alinsky never met
Barack Obama. The
activist died suddenly
of a heart attack at age
63 in California when
the future president was 11
and living in Hawaii. Yet, GOP
presidential candidate Newt
Gingrich works tirelessly to
link their names, probably to.
the confusion of his audiences,
many of whom probably have
no idea who Alinsky was.
Absent Gingrich, Alinsky
would probably be remem-
bered only by the cohort of
political activists who came
of age in the 1960s. Hillary
Clinton, Wellesley, Class of
'69, wrote her senior thesis on
Alinsky, making the man sus-
picious enough in the eyes of
the far right.
Linking Alinsky and Obama
is uphill work, even for dedi-
cated conspiracy theorists.
Both were "community orga-
nizers" Alinsky for his entire
life, Obama for three years.
Both had Chicago in common.
Alinsky was a native. Obama
didn't arrive until 1983 and
was a community organizer,
helping families dispossessed
by plant closings, for three
years before heading off to
law school.
Despite the tenuous connec-
tion, Gingrich brings it up in
almost every speech. One fre-
quent line: "The centerpiece
of this campaign, I believe,
is American exceptionalism
versus the radicalism of Saul
To which the only response.
is: "Huh?"
Alinsky described what
he did as making the Haves
share with the Have Nots.
Curiously, for a political
activist, he was never a mem-
ber of a political party. "I've
never joined any organization
not even the ones I've orga-
nized myself. I prize my own
independence too much," he
once said.
As for those organiza-,
tions, he said: "A People's
Organization is dedicated
to an eternal war. It is a war
against poverty, misery, delin-
quency, disease, injustice,
hopelessness, despair and
unhappiness." Hard to quarrel
with that.
Alinsky believed in noisy
confrontation with authority.
Packing meetings was a favor-
ite tactic. And he could be
offbeat. To extract some con-
cession or other from the city
of Chicago, he once threat-
ened to occupy every urinal
and bathroom stall at O'Hare
International Airport.
If Alinsky has present-day
political descendants, they
are ironically Newt Gingrich
and the Tea Party. Gingrich is
confrontational, no stranger to
over-the-top rhetoric, and fre-
quently describes himself and
his ideas as radical.
Several Tea Party organiza-
tions freely admit to hand-
ing out Alinsky's "Rules for
Radicals" to their members
as a how-to manual. The
Tea Party's 2010 practice of
wearing attention-grabbing
costumes and shouting
down speakers at town hall
meetings was right out of
the Alinsky playbook. One
Tea Party leader described
Alinsky's tactics as "incredibly
effective." irony of a sort that
Gingrich, in the words of
Alinsky biographer Sanford
Horwitt, has become the
almost-forgotten community

organizer's best publicist.

* Scripps Howard News Service


Republicans not 'shameful'




Feb. 10

Friends of Music
The Friends of Music
Concert Series will pres-
ent its second concert of
the season on Friday, Feb.
10 at 7:30 p.m. at First
Presbyterian Church, 697
SW Baya Dr. Dr. Laura
Ellis, organist/harpsichord-
ist, and Dr. Steven Thomas,
cellist, will perform. Both
musicians are professors at
the University of Florida.
The concert is free, and a
reception will follow.-For
more information call Bill
Poplin at 365-4932.
Big Tent Adoption Event
Lake City Humane
Society in partnership with
PetSmart will be holding
a Big Tent Adoption Event
Feb. 10 through 12 at
PetSmart on Highway 90,
in the Publix shopping cen-
ter, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. *
on Friday and Saturday
and from noon to 4 p.m. on
There will be many dogs
available for' adoption of
various breeds and sizes.
All animals have been
spayed or neutered, cur-
rent on their vaccinations
and micro chipped. We
invite everyone to come
out this weekend and help
us reach our goal of adopt-
ing 60 homeless animals to
a forever loving home.
Please remember pets
are not gifts that can be
returned or thrown away.
With each adoption you
will receive a coupon for
one free training lesson.
Shrine Club fish fry
The Lake City Shrine
Club will host an old fash-
ion fish fry on Friday, Feb..
10 at 7 p.m. at the club,
771 N.W. Brown Rd., Cost
of meal is $6 and includes
fish, hush puppies and all
the trimmings. Proceeds
benefit the Lake City
Shrine Club activities.
Payments are not deduct-,

ible as charitable contribu-
Theater season begins
High Springs
Community Theater,
130 NE 1st Street, High
Springs, opens their 19th
season February 10, 2012,
with Neil Simon's '"The
Odd Couple," directed by
Terry Beauchamp. Neat
freak Felix Unger, sepa-
rated from his wife and in
despair, moves in with
Oscar Madison, an easygo-
ing, slovenly sportswriter.
Riotous situations result.
Running for 966 perfor-
mances, this comedy won
several Tony awards, lead-
ing to an Oscar-winning '
film and a spin-off TV sit-
A special "Fabulous
First Friday" means free
champagne and hors-
d'oeuvres for patrons with
doors opening at 7 p.m.,
rather than the usual
7:30 p.m. door opening.
Performances run from
February 10 through
March 4 with Fridays and
Saturday at 8 p.m. and
Sunday, 2 p.m. Tickets are
$11 for adults and $8 for
children 5 to 12 years old.
Seniors pay $9, on Sundays
Tickets: the Coffee
Clutch in High Springs
(386) 454-7593; The .
Framery of Lake City (386)
754-2780 and Online at
highspiingscommunitythe- and at the door.
For more information, call:
(386) 454-3525,

Feb. 11

FACS Valentine's Day event
The Filipino American
Cultural Society of Lake
/ City will have a Valentine's
Day Dinner and Dance on
Saturday, Feb. 11 from 6
to 10 p.m. in the Epiphany,
Catholic Church Social
Hall. There will be enter-
tainment, music; dancing -
and a cultural food buffet.

Please bring your best
covered dish to share. The
event is free for members,
$10 for nonmembers. Call
965-5905 for information.
Gospel sing
Southside Baptist
Church, 388 SE Baya
Drive, will have a Gospel
Sing Saturday, Feb 11 at
6 p.m. Pine Grove Choir,
The Happy Carter Family,
Jennifer Sherrill, and
Herman Hampton will per-
form. A love offering will
be taken.
Bus trip
"What Freedom Looked
Like" a bus trip to Ft.
Mose, St. Augustine,
Florida Florida's all free
black settlement, 7am -
6pm; meet at Richardson
Gym. $25 per person
includes lunch.

Zumba fundraiser for
Habitat for Humanity
All proceeds go to
Habitat for Humanity
of Lake City/Columbia
County Inc. for one hour
long Zumba class facili-
tated by American Family
Fitness, 4578 Sw Heritage
Oaks Circle, Suite 102 on
Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. The
donation cost is $10 per
person. A fire truck and
bloodmobile will be dn site
Pre-Valentine Banquet
First Central Association
Women's Department
will host the Annual Pre-
Valentine Banquet on
Saturday, Feb. 11 at 6'
p.m.,The event will be the Springville
Community Center, 3710
NW Suwannee Valley Rd.
Tickets are $25 each and
may be purchased from the
Missionary Department
of any of the local First
Central Churches. The
Speaker will be Carla
Herring Blalock of
Suwannee County. Special
music will be provided by

Kyler Burke, a student at
Columbia High School. For
more information you may
contact Gloria McIntosh at
755-1099. Dress is semifor-
mal or church attire.
Founder's Day Program
The Columbia County
Chapter Bethune-Cookman
University Alumni invites
you to our Founder's Day
Program on Feb. 11 at 4
p.m. at the Holiday Inn.
Dr. Trudie Kibbee Reed,
President of Bethune-
Bookman University will be
our speaker. Dress attire
is semi-formal or church
Valentine's Day Ball
The 1st annual
Valentine's Day Ball,
presented by the Rotary
Club of Lake City, will
be Saturday, Feb. 11
from 6 to10 p.m. at The
Country Club of Lake City.
Cocktails, dinner, dancing
and entertainment with
"Harry, Sally and Billy."
Dress is Black-Tie optional.
Tickets are $50 each and
are available at the Lake
City Reporter, The Wheeler
Agency, Hunter Printing,
First Street Music, Parks-
Johnson Agency on Hwy
90 West or call 752-0812.
Genflemen...BE A HERO...
bring her to the Valentine's
Day Ball!
Sweetheart Dinner/Dance
The American Legion
Auxiliary will have a
Sweetheart Dinner and
Dance Feb. 11 starting
Sa 6 p.m. Price is $24 per .
couple, $12 for singles.
American Legionri Post 57 is
located on US41S.
Valentine's Dinner
Valentine's Dinner for
Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park. Music, food,
champagne toast, danc-
ing with Jukebox Oldies
Band. Location Spirit of
Suwannee Music Park,
located at 3076 95th Drive,
Live Oak, Tickets are

$50.00 per couple advanced
or $60.00 at door.
Saturday, Feb. 11 at 6
For more information
please contact 386-364-1683
or spirit@musicliveshere.
com, or www.musi-
Big Tent Adoption Event
Lake City Humane
Society in partnership with
PetSmart will be holding
a Big Tent Adoption Event
Feb. 11 at PetSmart on
Highway 90, in the Publix
shopping center, from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be many dogs
available for adoption of
various breeds and sizes.
All animals have been
spayed or neutered, cur-
rent on their vaccinations
and micro chipped. We
invite everyone to come
out this weekend and help
us reach our goal of adopt-
ing 60 homeless animals to
a forever loving home.
Please remember pets
are not gifts that can be
returned or thrown away.
With each adoption you
.will receive a coupon for
one free training lesson.

Feb. 12

Dekle at Friends of the
Local author and former
prosecutor, Bob Dekle,
will present a program
at the Friends of the
Columbia County Public
Library's Annual Meeting
on Sunday, February 12,
2012 at 2pm. The program
will be held at the Main
Library in downtown Lake)
City.,George R. "Bob"
Dekle, author of The Last
Murder: The Investigation,
Prosecution and Execution
of Ted Bunidy, is now a
legal skills professor at
the University of Florida.
and the author of, a legal
textbook (Prosecution a
Principles: A Clinicalr
Handbook). Mr. Dekle,will

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Duval St., via fax to (386) 752-9400 or

discuss the book that he
wrote about his experience
investigating and prosecut-
ing serial killer Ted Bundy
from 1978 to 1980. There
will be a very brief busi-
ness meeting immediately
followed by Mr. Dekle's
The program is free
and open to the public.
Refreshments will be
served. For more informa-
tion, please call 758-2101.
Big Tent Adoption Event
Lake City Humane.
Society in partnership with
PetSmart will be holding
a Big Tent Adoption Event
Feb. 12 at PetSmart on
Highway 90, in the Publix
shopping center, from noon
to 4 p.m.
There will be many dogs
available for adoption of
various breeds and sizes.
All animals have been
spayed or neutered, cur-
rent on their vaccinations
and micro chipped. We
invite everyone to come
out this weekend and help
us reach our goal of adopt-
ing 60 homeless animals to
a forever loving home.
Please remember pets
are not gifts that can be
returned or thrown away.
With each adoption you ,
will receive a coupon for
one free training lesson.

Feb. 13

Women's Cancer Support
Group to meet
The Women's Cancer
Support Group of Lake City
will meet at Baya Pharmacy
East, 780 SE Baya Drive
from 5:30 to 6:30 PM on
Monday, February 13,
2011. Information at 386-
752-4198 or 386-755-0522.

Feb.. 14

Speed dating
Singles Valentine Day
Speed dating (National HIV
Day)',5pm-10pm, El Potro.


Garfield English, Jr.
Mr. Garfield English, Jr. 70 of Ft,
Lauderdale, Fl., and former resi-
dent of Lake City died February
6, 2012 in the Plantation General
Hospital of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
He was born in Columbia Coun-
ty, Lake City, Fl. on May 7, 1941
to the late Garfield and Leola
Ellis English.
To this union
eleven children
were born.
Four preceded
him in death.
Doroth y,
Levi, Pinkie
and Jerome.
He was raised in a loving Chris-
tian environment and joined
New Mt. Zion United Methodist
Church in Columbia City where
he served faithful for many years.
He completed. his grade school
education in the public school
system of Columbia County.
He was employed in the con-
struction, business for many
years as a master masonry fin-
isher, beautifying many streets
in and around Lake City.
He was united in Holy Matrimo-
ny to Veronica Gale Moss. From
this union six children were born.
Three of whom preceded him in
death, Desharo, Dale and Byron
English, Sr. His surviving chil-
dren are daughters, Tosha Eng-
lish and Tinkea (Dorwin) Eng-
lish Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., Sharissa
Julks of Tampa, Fl. A devoted
and caring son Kendrick Eng-
lish of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. Eight
grandchildren, Alycia .Dace,
Desharo Ingraham, Markecia
English, Quasha, Tiereny, Bryon
Jr., Kendrea and Torwin Reyn-
olds (Cheek Cheek, His Heart).
Sisters, Sarah Foster of Kissim-
mee, Fl., Voncile Kellye (How-
ard) of Vienna, Va., Maxcine
Love of Lake City and Barbara
McCray of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Brothers Rev. Cleveland English
(Shirley) and Winston English.
In 2004 he exchanged vows
with Essie Bradley English a
loving and caring wife. Other
relatives are nieces, nephews,
cousins and sorrowing friends.
Funeral services will be held
11:00 A.M. Saturday, February
11, 2012 at the New Bethel Mis-
sionary Baptist Church, 550 N.E.
Martin Luther King Jr. Street,
Lake City. Rev. Alvin J. Baker,
Pastor. Interment will follow in
the Pinkey Hill Cemetery of Co-
lumbia City. Visitation for fam-
ily and friends will be from 6-8
P.M. Friday at the Funeral Home.
365 N.W. Washington Street.,
Lake City is in charge of ar-

rangements. Ph. # 386-752-3166
Please sign the guest register
www. mizellfuneralhome. corn

Deacon, Eugene Ford,
Deacon, Eugene Ford, age 95
resident of Sanderson, FL.
passed away Friday, February
3, 2012 at the Ed Fraizer Hos-
pital in Selma,
Alabama. He
was the son of
the late Deli-
lah & Robert
Ford. He was
a member of(
Faith Temple
Church of
God In Christ,
where he served as a Deacon,
of New Jerusalem Church of
God in Christ under the lead-
ership of Elder Mack Ruise.
He was the Gate-keeper for
the Quitman Cemetery Asso-
ciation for fifteen plus years.
Survivors include his wife,
Thelma Ford; Sons, Sylvester
Ford (Dorothy), Levice Daniel
(Sandra), Sammie Lee Dan-
iels (Denise), Jimmie Daniel

(Joyce), Issac Daniel, Purcel
Daniel, Syril Ford, Eugene Ford,
Jr., and Charlie Denmark (Jenni-
fer). Daughters, Mercilee Brown
(Rev. Dr. Rodney), Carlene
Denmark, Carlene Denmark,
Caroline Denmark (John ,Reed)
Linda Mills (Richard) and Sher-
rie Mathews (Recardo). Thirty
two Grandchildren, thirty great,
grands; two great' great grands;
Motlier-in-law, Lucile Durham;
Father-in-law, George E. Dur-
ham; a host of nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends also survive.
Funeral services for Deacon
Eugene Ford, will be' 11:00a.m.
Saturday, February 11, 2012 at
Faith Temple Church,of God In
Christ with Elder Richard Farm-
er, pastor, officiating. Interment
will follow in Quitman Cem-
etery, Sanderson, Fl. The family
will receive friends for visita-
tion on Friday, February, 10,
2012 at Faith Temple Church of
God from 6:00pm until 7:00pm.
Arrangements entrusted to
251 N.E.WashingtonStreet,Lake
City, Fl. Willis 0. Cooper, L.F.D.

Bonnie Lee Larisy
Bonnie Lee Larisy, 94, a resident
6, 2012 at the St. Patricks Hospi-
tal following an extended illness.
Mr. Larisy was born in Camilla,
Georgia to the late Marshall and.
Ada Larisy. After graduating
' from high school, he met his wife
Ruth in Lake City, F., He worked
with a water well company. In
the' 1990 he moved back to Lake
City and lived there until 2011.,
He was a member of the Hope-
ful Baptist Church. He loved,
the Lord, when he could not at-
tend church, he, would listen to
church services on t.v.. He loved
to travel with his family and en-
joyed flying. He is preceded in
death by his loving wife of 71

years Ruth Witt Larisy, son-in-
law, Ray Conner Three broth-
ers, Carl, Bill and Leon Larisy
and two sisters Myrtle Ward and;
Desser Spencer. He was ready
when the Lord called him home.
Survivors include One daugh-
ter: Betty Marie Conner,
Lake Charles, La. Three
Grandchildren, Paula Conner
Foley (Kyle), Kingwood, Tx.,
Eric Conner (Shannon). Lake
Charles, La., Timothy Conner
(Diane) Vinton, La. One sis-
ter: Hazel Williams, Gracev-
ille, Fl. and one Sister-In-Law
SIva Ehoree Jones, Lake City,
Ft., Nine great grandchildren
also survive. Numerous niec-
es and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Larisy
will be conducted Sunday, Feb-

ruary 12, -2012 at 3:00 P.M. in
the Chapel of Guerry Funeral
Home with the Rev. Dr. Rodney
Baker, officiating. Interment
will follow in the Bethlehem Lu-
theran Church Cemetery, Lake
City, Fl. The family will receive
friends from 2:00-3:00 just pri-
or to the services. GUERRY
SW Main Blvd. Lake City
is in charge of all arrange-
ments. Please sign guestbook at
www. guerryfi4neralhome. net

Obituaries 'are paid advertise-
ments. For details, call the Lake
City Reporter's classified depart-
ment at 752-1293.

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754-042 I

Friday, February

Lake City Reporter




Tim Kirby
Phone: (386) 754-0421




Another local
player has
turned up in
the college
Fort White graduate
Jordan Talley is
playing for Southeastern
University in Lakeland.
Talley joins Columbia
High's Jakeem Hill,
a junior at Webber
International, and Byron
Shemwell, a senior at
Edward Waters College.
In a recent check, Hill
had played in 11 games
and started five. He is
second on the Warriors
in points per game with
10.82, and in rebounds
with 6.09. He is also
averaging a little better
than one steal, one block
and one assist per game
and has recorded two
Shemwell is averaging
12.65 points per game,
with 4.7 rebounds, 2.6
assists and 1.25 steals.
He has one
As a first-year player,
Talley has seen limited
court time.
It was a short
postseason for most of
the soccer teams in Fort
White's and Columbia
High's districts.
In CHS girls
soccer, district champion
Mosley and runner-up
Chiles were first-round
casualties. Mosley lost to
Pace and Chiles lost to
Niceville. George Jenkins
plays Ida S. Baker for
the Class 4A state
championship at
1:30 p.m. Saturday.
In Fort White girls
soccer, district champion
PK. Yonge and
runner-up Santa Fe
were both eliminated by
Trinity Catholic. Trinity
Catholic was knocked
out in the semifinals
by Bolles, which plays
American Heritage for
the Class 2A state
championship at
7:30 p.m. today.
The girls finals are at
the University of South
The boys soccer
tournament is a week
behind the girls.
For Fort White, district
winner Santa Fe and
runner-up PK. Yonge
lost in the first round to
Taylor and Crescent City,
For Columbia, district
runner-up Leon lost its
first-round match to
Niceville, while champion
Chiles (which beat the
Tigers in district) beat
Pace and Niceville before
losing to Fleming Island.
In girls basketball
district play, Fort White
lost to Bradford High
and Columbia lost to
Stanton Prep.
Boys district semis are
today for both schools.
* Tim Kirby is sports editor
of the Lake City Reporter.

Playoffs on the line for

CHS against St. Augustine

Tigers face off
against Jackets
for third time.
Columbia and St.
Augustine are familiar foes
facing off the the semifinals
of the District 4-6A tourna-
ment today in Jacksonville.
The two teams shared a
home-and-home series this
year and will meet at 6 p.m.
today at Wolfson High in
Jacksonville for a shot at
qualifying for the Class 6A
Each team won on its
home court during the reg-
ular season. Columbia took
the first game in a 74-65 win
against the Yellow Jackets
.on Jan. 14.
In the rematch on
Jan. 27, Columbia fell
victimto athird-quarterscor-
ing spree by St. Augustine
that sent them home with a
65-57 loss.
Third quarters have
played a huge impact on
both games.
In the first contest,


Four batters hit
homers in Lady
Tigers' 10-0 win.
For four innings it looked
like it would be a pitch-
ing exhibition but an injury
turned the game into bat-
ting practice for the Lady
Tigers in Thursday's 10-0
win against Santa Fe High
in Lake City.
With the score locked in
a scoreless tie, Santa Fe put
two runners on in the top of
the fourth inning. Pitcher
Taylor Bowen was the lead
runner and after advancing
to third base injured her
ankle and was replaced in
the game.
Bowen had allowed four
hits, walked three and
struck out four batters while
holding Columbia scoreless
over the first three innings.
After the injury, Megan
Shistan's .fly ball to center
field was caught by Brandy
Morgan, who relayed to
Kayli Kvistad where Kvistad
gunned out Sydney Hewitt
at home with the tag by
Stephanie Pilkington.
From that point on, it
was all Columbia and all
CHS continued on 6B

Columbia got off to a slow
start with only 10 points
in the first quarter and
went into the half down
The Tigers exploded out
of the half, however, and
scored 20 points in the third
quarter to cut the deficit to
only one point heading into
the fourth quarter.
Columbia 'continued to
knock down open shots in
the final period and scored
28 points to run away with
the game in the end.
'The kids had to fight to
win this game," Columbia
head coach Horace
Jefferson said after the first
Likewise, the third quar-
ter helped St. Augustine on
its home court.
The Yellow Jackets came
out hot in the second half
and outscored Columbia
27-14 in the third quar-
ter. The difference in the
quarter was more than
the difference in the game
as Columbia fell by eight
Javonta6 Foster was hot
in the first game for the
Tigers with a career high

26 points in the contest.
The Tigers will try to get
him more involved in the
rubber match after he
was held to only seven
points in the game at
St. Augustine.
Marcus Amerson has
been consistent in both
games against the Yellow
Jackets and averages 12
points against St. Augustine.
Nigel Atkinson has aver-
aged 10 points against
St. Augustine.
Morris Marshall has aver-
aged seven points per con-
test against St. Augustine
coming off the bench. He
is expected to start against
the Yellow Jackets tonight.
Columbia finished the
season on a three-game
winning streak after fall-
ing to St. Augustine in its
last district game of the
The Tigers (18-6) fin-
ished the season with only
two district losses. The
other came against Wolfson
High, which Columbia
would most likely meet in
the final on Saturday with.
a win against St. Augustine

Columbia High's Marcus Amerson (11) gets tangled up as he
makes his way to the basket during a game against
Fort White High on Jan. 31.


Columbia High catcher Stephanie Pilkington tags a Santa Fe runner out while she attempted to make a score during a game
on Thursday.

Semi-pro Falcons

at home Saturday

From staff reports

The Lake City Falcons
semi-pro football team
plays its home-opener on
Lake City will play the
Georgia Bombers at 7 p.m.
at Memorial Stadium. The
Falcons received a forfeit
win last week over the
Jacksonville Vikings.
Admission for the game
is $6 for adults and $3 for
students with no charge for
'children ages 10-and-under.

The Falcons have a spe-
cial halftime entertainment
planned with De'Andre Dre
Ben Frank of Valdosta, Ga.,
performing. Frank can be
described as both futur-
istic and direct. His first
single, titled "Bye Bye,"
is soon to be nationally
distributed and is online at
Lake City travels to play
theJacksonville Blackhawks
on Feb. 18, and returns
home to face the Tampa
Bay Bengals on Feb. 25.

De'Andre Dre Ben Frank will perform at halftime of the Lake City Falcons semi-pro football
team's home-opener at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Section B





Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421



TV sports

9 p.m.
ESPN2 Junior middleweights,
Demetrius Andrade (15-0-0) vs. Derek
Ennis (23-3-1), at Uncasville, Conn.
12:30 p.m.
TGC '-LPGA, Women's Australian
Open, second round, at Melbourne,
Australia (same-day tape)
3 p.m.
TGC PGA Tour, Pebble Beach
National Pro-Am, second round,at Pebble
Beach, Calif.
6:30 p.m.
TGC Champions Tour, Allianz
Championship, first round, at Boca Raton,
Fla. (same-day tape)
4 a.m.
TGC European PGA Tour, Dubai
Desert Classic, third round, at Dubai,
United Arab Emiiates
7:30 p.m.
NBCSN Boston College at,
10 p.m.
NBCSN Minnesota at Denver
8 p.m.
ESPN LA. Lakers at New York
10:30 p.m.
ESPN Oklahoma City at Utah
7:30 p.m.
ESPN2 Gonzaga (D.C.) at DeMatha


NBA schedule

Atlantic Division .
W L Pct GB
Philadelphia 18 8 .692 -
Boston 14, 10 .583- 3
NewYork II 15 .423 '7
New Jersey 8 19 .296 10'h
Toronto 8 19 .296 10'A
Southeast Division
W L Pct GB
Miami 19 7 .731 -
Atlanta 17 9 .654 2
Orlando 16 10 .615 3
Washington 5 21 .192 14
Charlotte 3 22 .120 15'A
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Chicago 22 6 .786 -
Indiana 17 8 .680 3h'
Milwaukee 1.1 14 .440 9'A
Cleveland 10 14 .417 10
Detroit 7 20 .259 14'h
Southwest Divisiqn ,
W L Pct GB
San Antor..,o' 18' 9 '.667 -
Dallasi1" 15 11 .577 2'h
Houston 15 II .577 2'A
Memphis 13 13 .500 4h
New Orleans .4 22 .154 13'h
Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
Oklahoma City 20 5 .800 -
Denver 15 J1 .577 .5'A
Utah 13 II .542 6'A
Portland 14 12 .538 6k'
Minnesota 13 13 .500 7'h
Pacific Division
W L Pct GB.
LA. clippers 15 8 .652 -
LA.Lakers 14 II .560- 2
Phoenix II 14 .440 5
Golden State 8 14 .364 6kA
Sacramento 9 16 .360 .7
Wednesday's Games
Cleveland 99,.LA. Clippers 92


Registration set
for Fort White

Fort White Girls Softball
Association's registration
for its spring season is
5-8 p.m. today and 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Saturday at South
Columbia Sports Park and
the Busy Bee store in Fort
White. Leagues offered
are T-ball (starting at age
4) through 16-and-under.
T-ball cost is $45; fees for
other leagues are $55.
For details, call Nora
Harvey at (386) 365-5688.

GSACC spring
registration set

The Girls Softball
Association of Columbia
County has registration
set for its spring
recreation season for girls
ages 4-17. Registration at
the Girls Softball Complex
on Bascom Norris Drive
opens from 1-5 p.m.
Sunday. Players may also
register at Brian's Sports
on U.S. Highway 90 west.
Cost is $45 per player or
$65 for siblings.
For details, call

Milwaukee 105,Toronto 99
Orlando 102, Miami 89
NewYork 107,Washington 93
San Antonio 100, Philadelphia 90
Atlanta 97, Indiana 87
Detroit 99, New Jersey 92
Chicago 90, New Orleans 67
Memphis 85, Minnesota 80
Dallas 105, Denver 95
Houston 103, Portland 96
Thursday's Games
LA. Lakers at Boston (n)
Golden State at Denver (n)
Houston at Phoenix (n)
Oklahoma City at Sacramento (n)
Today's Games
Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Miami at Washington, 7 p.m.
LA. Clippers at Philadelphia 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.
New Jersey at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Portland at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Dallas at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Indiana at Memphis, 8 p.m.
LA. Lakers at New York, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Utah, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday's Games
LA. Clippers at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Denver at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.
New York at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
San Antonio at New Jersey, 8 p.m.
Portland at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Orlando at Milwaukee, 9 p.m.
Phoenix at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

APTop 25 schedule

Today's Game
No. 25 Hatvard at Penn, 7 p.m.
Saturday's Games
No. I Kentucky atVanderbilt, 9 p.m.
No. 2 Syracuse vs. UConn, I p.m.
No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. II Michigan
State, 6'p.m.
No. 4 Missouri vs. No. 6 Baylor,
1:30 p.m.
No. 5 North Carolina vs. No. 19
Virginia, I p.m.
No. 7 Kansas vs. Oklahoma State,
4 p.m.
No. 8 Florida vs. Tennessee,
4 p.m.
No. 9 Murray State vs. Austin Peay,
8:30 p.m.
No. 10 Duke vs. Maryland,4 p.m.
No. 13 San Diego State at No. 14
UNLY,4 p.m.
No. 15 Florida State vs. Miami,
I p.m.
No. 16 Saint Mary's (Cal) vs. Santa
Clara, II p.m.
No. 17 Creighton vs. Wichita State,
5 p.m.
No. 18 Marquette vs. Cincinnati,
3 p.m.
No. 20 Mississippi State vs. Georgia,
1:30 p.m.
No. 24 Louisville at West Virginia,
No. 25 Harvard at Princeton, 7 p.m.
Sunday's Games
No. Z Gpbrgetown vs. St. John's,
I p.m. u,"
No. 22 Michigan vs. Illinois, I p.m.

Boston College 64,
Florida State 60"

At Boston
FLORIDA ST. (16-7)
Gibson I-5 1-2 4, James 4-4 4-5 12,
Loucks 1-8 0-0 2, Dulkys 3-5 0-0 7, Snaer
6-18 3-4 16, White 2-3 3-3 .7, Peterson
0-2 0-0 0, Miller 4-8 2-2 12,Whisnant II
0-0 0-0 0, Kreft 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-53
Anderson 4-12 5-5 14,. Clifford 1-3
0-02,Daniels 7-13 3-6 1,Humphrey4-10
5-9 15,Jackson 3-6 3-3 12, Moton 0-1 0-0
0,Visockas 0-2 0-0 0, Caudill 0-1 0-0 0,


Center/Annie Mattox Parkl
North, Inc. have tryouts
set for USSSA travel
basketball teams for sixth-
graders and ninth-
graders. Ninth-grade
tryouts are 5:30-7 p.m.
today, Wednesday and
Feb 17 at Richardson
Community Center. Sixth-
grade tryouts are 9-11 a.m.
Saturday and Feb. 18, and
6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at
Richardson Middle School.
A sixth-grade tryout from
6-7:30 p.m. Thursday is at
Richardson Community
Center. Permission forms
are required for tryouts.

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




Travel basketball
tryouts today Answer:
Lake City Recreation Yesterday's Jumbles: CYCLE
Department and Answer: The cor
Richardson Community LOW A


Cain Carney 0-0 0-0 0, Cahill 0-0 0-0 0.
Totals 19-48 16-23 64.
Halftime-Boston College 34-33.
3-Point Goals-Florida St. 5-20 (Miller
2-5, Gibson 1-1, Dulkys 1-3, Snaer
1-7, Loucks 0-4), Boston College 10-22
(Daniels 4-7, Jackson 3-5, Humphrey 2-5,
Anderson 1-3,Visockas 0-1, Moton 0-1).
Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Florida
St. 33 (James, Snaer 7), Boston College
27 (Anderson 6). Assists-Florida St. 8
(Loucks 4), Boston College 14 (Daniels 5).
Total Fouls-Florida St.22, Boston College
15.Technical-Humphrey. A-4,074.


Baseball calendar
Through Feb. 17 Salary arbitration
hearings, St. Petersburg
Sunday Voluntary reporting date
for Oakland and Seattle pitchers, catchers
and injured players.
Feb. 17 Voluntary reporting date
for other Oakland and Seattle players.
Feb. 19 Voluntary reporting date
for other team's pitchers, catchers and
injured players.
Feb. 24 Voluntary reporting date
for other team's other players. Mandatory
reporting date for Oakland and Seattle.
March 2 Mandatory reporting date
for other teams.


Race week

Site: Pomona, Calif.
Schedule: Today-Saturday, qualifying
(ESPN2, Saturday, II p.m.-I a.m.); Sunday,
final eliminations (ESPN2,7-10:30 p.m.).
Track:Auto. Club Raceway at Pomona.
Winter Freeze, Today-Saturday, Screven
Motor Speedway, Sylvania, Ga.
Car, Bubba's Winter Dirt Games, Today-
Saturday, Ocala Speedway, Ocala.


NHL schedule

Wednesday's Games
Buffalo 6, Boston 0
Detroit 4, Edmonton 2
Anaheim 3, Carolina 2, OT
Calgary 4, San Jose 3
Thursday's Games
St. Louis at New Jersey (n)
Montreal at N.Y. Islanders (n)
Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers (n)
Toronto at Philadelphii (n)
Winnipeg at Washington .(n)
Dallas at Columbus (n)
.Nashville at Ottawa (n)
Los Angeles at Florida (n)
Vancouver at Minnesota (n)
Calgary at Phoenix (n)
Today's Games
Dallas at Buffalo, 7:30 p:m.
Anaheim at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Colorado, 9 p;fn.
Chicago at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday's Games
Nashville at Boston, I p.m.
Florida at New Jersey, I p.m.
Los Angeles at N.Y. Islanders, I p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, I p.m.
Edmonton at Ottawa, 2 p.m.'
Winnipeg at Pittsburgh, 2 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Montreal at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Colorado at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Columbus at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
,Chicago at Phoenix, 8:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Calgary, 10p.m.

Cdst is $60 for players wi
make the team.
For details, call Mario
Coppock at 754-7096.


Fort White late
registration set

Fort White Babe Ruth
Baseball's has late
registration ($5 additional
charge) Saturday at Sout
Columbia Sports Park.
For details, call Milliss
Blakley at 365-4133.

From staff reports

by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knu



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

(Answers tomorrow)
ncert in Death Valley had -


First-place Fusion

Lake City Recreation Department's Lake City Fusion travel volleyball team won first place in
its division at the AAU Disney Volleyball Classic in Orlando on Jan. 28-29. Team members
are (front row, from left) Jessica Mannira, Ashley Shoup, Kayla Anderson, Alanis Koberlein
and Ashley Cason. Back row (fromrnleft) are Hanna Baker, Annie Milton, Meghan Yates,
coach DeAndra Plank, Bree Phillips and Leah Johnson.

Shrine Club Texas Hold 'Em

The Lake City Shrine Club's February Texas Hold 'Em fundraiser was Friday at the club.
There were 22 players and the club netted $685 while awarding $800 in prize money. In 10
tournaments since April 2010 the Shrine Club has netted $6,159. Winners were:
Gwen Powell, second place (from left); Paul Thomas, first place;'Kal Schwarz, third place.

1 Rock's -
4 Furtive
8 Rainbow
11 Thorny
12 Hello, matey!
13 Extinct bird
14 Mr. Sharif
15 Pine
17 Feed
19 -ski wear
20 England's Isle
21 Blasting aid
22 Champagne
25 Lustrous
28 Diamond -
29 Unforeseen
31 emon candy
33 Tolstoy
35 Nave

37 Miss Piggy's
38 Willing
40 Senseless
42 P.O. service
43 Pal, slangily
44 Check for
. -typos
47 Saw-toothed
51 Winked or
53 Hull plank
54 Whiz
55 Center
56 Heavy metal
57 Jeans go-with
58 I say!
59 Formal vote


Answer to Previous Puzzle

1 MAor- 7 Ruthless ruler
2 Hairytwin 8 Bing Crosby
3 Black-footed tune
critter 9 From memory
4.Easy victim 10 Mama Elliot
5 Deposed ruler 11 Prez after
6 Payoff Jimmy

16 Chose
18 Dots in the
21 Price tickets
22 Gator Bowl
23 Yarn fuzz
24 Longest arm
25 Weakens
26 Funny
27 Midday
30 Ancient
32 Diner order
34 Rubber city
36 Colleen's
39 Blot out
41 Grieg's
43 Waited awhile
44 Test for H.S.
45 Kind of
46 Curved
47 Vaccines
48 Political
49 Swit co-star
50 Jiffy
52 Journal

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Husband behind the wheel

is cruising for a bruising

is an ongoing issue
between my husband
and me. It's his disre-
gard for my personal
safety. Our large city
is known for its heavy,
fast traffic and impatient
drivers. "Jon" is a good
driver. He likes to drive
in the left (passing) lane
on the highway or toll-
way, usually about five
miles above the posted
speed limit.
This is considered too
slow for many drivers,
who become impatient
and aggressive having to
be behind us in the fast
lane. They flash their
headlights and tailgate
us, trying to get him
to move over into the
right lane so they can
pass, but Jon refuses
to yield. If they start to
pass us on the right, he
will speed up and race
them so they can't get
ahead of him. He says
he's "teaching them a
I have told my hus-
band repeatedly that
these games are danger-
ous and they scare me.
Not only could we get
into an accident, but we
could get into an ugly,
confrontation or worse.
I am terrified in these
situations and he knows
it, but he continues.
I try to drive as often
as possible, but I can't
see as well at night as
I used to, so Jon drives

Abigail Van Buren
at night or when we're
going long distances.
With the price of gas
and considering the
inconvenience and inef-
ficiency, it doesn't make
sense to go in separate
cars. Do you have any
suggestions? ON A
Jon should be told that
impeding the flow of
traffic is a very dan-
gerous practice. His
childish behavior could
incite road rage, and it is
everyone's responsibil-
ity to minimize instances
in which road rage can
Contact the
Department of Public
Safety to get a copy
of the Texas Drivers
Handbook. That way you
can show Jon in black
and white that his behav-
ior is not only wrong but
dangerous. While some
husbands are not recep- a wife's comments
about their driving, most
will listen to what a state
trooper has to say about
good driving practices

versus bad ones. Let's
hope it doesn't come to
And one more word
of advice: Continue
being the driver as often
as possible. Your lives
could depend on it.
** ** **

discussing with my 26-
year-old daughter how
parents punish their
kids, when suddenly she
told me that she hated
that I would make her
write "lines" when she
was growing up. She
mentioned that one day I
made her do it when her
friend was there to play
with her. I felt really bad
about this and wonder
why she is bringing this
up now. -- WONDERING
It came up now because
punishment was the
topic of conversation,
and she flashed back on
how humiliating it was
to have been punished
in front of a friend.
Clearly it made an
impact -- and it would
be interesting to know
if the infraction was
repeated after that.

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

ARIES (March 21-April
19): Take what others say
in stride. Criticism can
be constructive if you are
open to suggestions. The
more freedom you allow
others, the more you will
get in return. A change in
your personal plans will
lead to an exciting new
adventure. ***
TAURUS (April 20-May
20): Make a physical con-
tribution to a project by
taking care of the small
but important details per-
sonally. The impression
you make will put you in
the running for a position
that will bring you greater
status and financial free-
dom. *****
GEMINI (May 21-June
20): Avoid a situation that
puts you in danger or leads
to injury. Avoid people who
are unpredictable. Stick to
what and whom you know
best. Use practical applica-
tions to reach your goal.

CANCER (June 21-July
22): A fresh look at an old
idea will give you insight
into the best way to pro-
ceed. Ease into change
little by little and it will not
disrupt your need to keep
things constant. Rely on
someone who adds stabil-
ity to your life. ****
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22):
Your emotions must lead
the way. Follow your heart

Eugenia Last

and cast your fate to the
wind. A unique approach
to life and the direction
you want to take will prove
enlightening. Ask and you
shall receive. Creative
thought will help your
efforts. ****rI
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept
22): There are profits to be
made and deals to explore.
Consider your options and
what you feel is fair, and
share your findings. Is
up to you to make things
happen, so don't sit idly by,
waiting for others to call
the shots. ***
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
22): Emotions can lead you
in many directions. Don't
let pride overrule what
,needs to be done. Focus
on getting what you want
by using your skills mas-
terfully. Love and romance
are highlighted and must
be allowed to flow freely.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov.
21): Look at what others
are going through before,
you feel sorry for yourself.
Own your situation and
do something to make it
better. Don't let someone's
bravado stifle your confi-
dence or hold you back.

22-Dec. 21): Stay calm and
keep the peace, but most
of all, understand what
you are,up against before,
you take action. Focus
on home, comfort and
lifestyle changes you can
make in order to experi-
ence a healthy, happy and
fruitful life. ** '
22-Jan. 19): Look at
your options and make
your move. A calculated
financial investment will
help you make 'a lifestyle
change that ensures a
better emotional, mental
and fiscal future. Opening
or enlarging your living
quarters is encouraged.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-
Feb. 18): Your strength
will come through part-
nerships with people in
high positions. Share your
thoughts and plans and'
you will be given a gift
that helps you get started.
A positive change in the
way you earn your keep is
apparent ***
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20): Take a look at your
record and incorporate
what you know you do well
into a project of interest
There is plenty to gain if
you associate with like-
minded people. A sponta-
neous encounter will lead
to a long-term partnership.


by Luis Campos
Celebrity Cipher cryptograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present.
Each letter in the cipher stands for another.
TODAY'S CLUE: G equals Y

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In Print and Online


Dissemination of Nondiscrimination
Notice(s) of Policy Statement(s)
Shands Lake Shore Regional Medi-
cal Center does not discriminate
against any person on the basis of
race, color, national origin, disabili-
ty, or age in admission, treatment, or
participation in its programs, serv-
ices and activities, or in employment.
For further information about this
policy, contact Hospital Compliance
Officer, 386-292-8128.
February 9, 10, 2012
HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to
the Columbia County Land Develop-
meht Regulations, as amended, here-
inafter referred to as the Land Devel-
opment Regulations, as amended,
objections, recommendations and
comments concerning the variance,
as described below, will be heard by
the Board of Adjustment of Colum-
bia County, Florida,, at a public hear-
ing on February 23, 2012, at 7:00
p.m., or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard, in the School
Board Administrative Complex lo-
cated at 372 West Duval Street, Lake
City, Florida.
V 0284, a petition by Kendall P.
Vamey and Jamie S. Vamey,' to re-
quest a variance be granted from the
requirements of Section 4.5.9 of the
Land Development Regulations al-
lowing a decrease of the northerly
side yard setback from 25.00 feet to
15.00 feet and allowing a decrease of
the southerly side yard setback from
25.00 feet to 12.00 feet within an
AGRICULTURAL-3 (A-3) zoning
district in accordance with a site plan
dated April 21, 2003, and submitted
as part of a petition filed January'10,
2012, to be located on property de-
scribed, as follows:
A parcel of land lying within Section
29, Township 3 South, Range 16
East, Columbia County, Florida. Be-
ing more particularly described, as
follows: Lot 13 of the Fairfield
Woods Subdivision, as recorded in
the Public Records of Columbia
County, Florida.
Containing 2.37 acres, more or less.
The public hearing may be continued
to one or more future dates. Any in-
terested party shall be advised that
the date, time and place of any con-
tinuation of the public hearing shall
be announced during the public hear-
ing and that .no further notice con-
cerning the-matter will be published,
unless said continuatibd exceeds sik
calendar iwbeks from the date of the
above referenced public hearing.
At the aforementioned public hear-
ing, all interested parties may appear
to be heard with respect to the var-
Copies of the variance are available
for public inspection at the Office of
the County Planner, County Admin-
istrative Offices located at 135
Northeast Hemando Avenue, Lake
City, Florida, during regular business
All persons are advised that if they
decide to appeal any decision made
at the above referenced public hear-
ing, they will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, they may need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the tes-
timony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons need-
ing a special accommodation or an
interpreter to participate in the pro-
ceeding should contact Lisa K. B.
Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior
to the date of the hearing. Ms. Rob-
erts may be contacted by telephone
at (386)758-1005 or by Telecommu-
nication Device for Deaf at
February 10, 2012

BY GIVEN that, pursuant to Sec-
tions 163.3161 through 163.3248,
Florida Statutes, as amended, and the
Columbia County Land Develop-
ment Regulations, as amended, here-
inafter referred to as the Land Devel-
opment Regulations, objections, rec-
ommendations and comments con-
cerning an amendment, as described
below, will be heard by the Planning
and Zoning Board of Columbia
County, Florida, serving also as the
Local Planning Agency of Columbia
County, Florida, at a public hearing
on February 23, 2012 at 7:15 p.m., or

Land Clearing

Back Hoe, Dozer, Chopping, root
raking, bush hog, seeding, sod,
disking, site prep, ponds &
irrigation. Free Est! 386-623-3200

Lawn & Landscape Service

Clean Pine Straw,
You pick it up, $1.85 a bale
Delivery of 100 bales $260


Other court approved forms-


as soon thereafter as the matter can
be heard, in the School Board Ad-
ministrative Complex located at 372
West Duval Street, Lake City, Flori-
CPA 12-01, an application by the
Board of County Commissioners, to
amend the Five-Year Schedule of the
Capital Improvements Element of
the Comprehensive Plan to add Flor-
ida Department of Transportation
road projects, revise school projects,
as listed on the School District Five-
Year Work Plan 2011-2012, and to
amend the Public School Facilities
map series to reflect the changes in
the School District Five-Year Facili-
ties Work Plan.
The public hearing may be continued
to one or more future date. Any in-
terested party shall be advised that
the date, time and place of any con-
tinuation of the public hearing shall
be announced during the public hear-
ing and that no further notice con-
cerning the matter will be published,
unless said continuation exceeds six
calendar weeks from the date of the
above referenced public hearing.
At the aforementioned public hear-
ing, all interested parties may appear
to be heard with respect to the
Copies of the amendment are availa-
ble for public inspection at the Office
of the County Planner, County Ad-
ministrative Offices located at 135
Northeast Hemando Avenue, Lake
City, Florida, during regular business
All persons are advised that if they
decide to appeal any decision made
at the above referenced public hear-
ing, they will need a record of the
proceedings, and that, for such pur-
pose, they may need to ensure that a
verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the tes-
timony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons need-
ing a special accommodation or an
interpreter to participate in the pro-
ceeding should contact Lisa K. B.
Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior
to the date of the hearing. Ms. Rob-,
erts may be contacted by telephone
at (386)758-1005 or by Telecommu-
nication Device for Deaf at
February 10, 2012

Registration of Fictitious Names
We the undersigned, being duly
sworn, do hereby declare under oath
that the names of all persons interest-
ed in the business or profession car-
ried on under the name of PRO2
103., LAKE CITY, FL., 32055 -'-"

Contact Phone Number: 386-755-
9577 and the extent of the interest of
each, is as follows:
Name: PRO 2 Lake City LLC
Extent of Interest: 100%
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 8thhday of February, A.D. 2012.
February 10, 2012

020 Lost & Found

Lost dog. Fawn (light brown)
colored min pin (looks like a small
doberman) named prissy. No
collar she has a haze over one of
her eyes. Lost in Eastwood S/D
Call Brian at 386-365-6171 please.

to Peyton Loop, Vemdale Apt.
Last seen Feb. 1. Please call if you
have information. 386-752-1426

100 Job

Tampa based Company looking
for experienced sales representa-
tive in the north central Florida
area. Candidate should have a
history in sales and is self-moti-
vated. Must be able to focus on
serving our customers with su-
perior supplier relationships.
This person will need to effec-
tively interface between custom-
ers, our service department and
co-workers. There must be an
intense attention to detail and
complete commitment to our
customers and company, a
strong team ethic is absolutely
necessary. College degree
preferred but not required.
Compensation based on
experience and qualifications.

Position available for Entry
Level Assistant Purchasing
Agent. Must have Material
handling background,
purchasing background and
be computer literate.
Forklift experience would be a
plus. Applicants can apply at
Champion Home Builders,
Lake City, Fl.

Activity Aide
Avalon Healthcare Center is
currently accepting applications
for the part time position of
Activity Aide.
Please apply at Avalon
Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Center, 1270 S.W. Main Blvd.
Lake City, Florida 32055
or fax resume to 386-752-8556
386-752-7900 EOE

100 J0b

Lake City's only full service
hotel is seeking the following:
* Housekeeping Manager
*Line Cook (PT)
Apply at:
or in person Mon-Fri 12-5pm
213 SW Commerce Dr.

Credit Administration Asst.
position available with First
Federal Bank of Florida. The
candidate will provide oversight
to ensure'credit files meet policy
guidelines.Assist with commit-
tee meetings including organiza-
tion of committee packages,
take minutes and facilitate
amendments. Assist with the
credit review process and loan
review/quality control support.
Requires excellent organization-
al skills with strong attention to
detail. Minimum of three years
previous administrative
experience required. Must be
proficient in Word, Excel and
Outlook. Able to proofread and
make grammatical and spelling
corrections on routine
correspondence;type 40+ WPM
College degree preferred.
Lending experience/exposure
preferred. Full benefits package.
Applications may be obtained
from any First Federal Branch
and submitted to Human
Resources, PO Box 2029, Lake
City, FL 32056 or email resume
Bilingual candidates encouraged
to apply Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer.

CDL Class A Truck Driver.
Flatbed exp. for F/T SE area.
3 years exp or more. Medical
benefits offered. Contact
Melissa or Mary @ 386-935-2773

Church has a nursery job available.
Contact Chris Jones.
Electrician/Traffic Signal Installer
with bucket exp. CDL preferred.
Good pay and benefits.
Bobby 813-433-7851 EOE

Looking for the woman interested
in helping me take care of my wife
"in Wdodgate Village. H-r son lives
on Birley Rd: 288-1078 ASAP

100 Job0

MECHANIC for busy truck shop.
Experience required with own
tools. Southern Specialized

Now accepting resumes for a
general manager for Mochi Frozen
Yogurt. Full time 50-60 hrs per
week. Scheduled to open in
March. Please mail to: 1396 NE
20th Ave. Bldg 300 Ocala, FL
34470 or email to:

, P/T Caregiver for partially
paralyzed elderly woman. Two
weekends a month with more
nights possible. Exp a must. Ellis-
ville area. Fax resume to 755-2165

Small 6 inch trees. The more you
plant, the more money you make.
8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
Call 479-462-3100.

120 Medical
1 Employment

Medical Billing Manager
Experience in medical insurance
billing required. Full time position
with excellent salary based on
experience. Send resume-in
confidence to fax: 386-758-5987
or emailMafaisal05(5)

Physical Thrapy Center hiring a
Physical Therapist/Physical
Therapist's Assistant or Rehab
Aide. F/T or P/T.
Hands-on training w/some exp.
preferred. Personal training or
fitness background a plus. Basic
knowledge of anatomy and
exercises are a MUST.
Candidate must be confident,
have good people skills,
great attitude and be willing to
learn. Extreme motivation
promotes rapid growth. Send
resume to:
or fax to 386-755-3165.

Busy Family Practice Office
Seeking part-time Nursing Asst.
Exp required, must be organized.
Fax resume to (386)719-9494.

Medical practice needs
Ophthalmic Technician.
FT or. PT. Experience, preferred.
Fax resume 386-755-7561.


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240 Schools &
240 Education

Interested in a Medical Career?
Express Training offers
courses for beginners & exp
Nursing Assistant. $479
next class-02/06/10

Phlebotomy national certifica-
tion, $ class-02/13/12
*LPN 03/12/12
Fees incl. books, supplies, exam
fees. Call 386-755-4401 or

310 Pets & Supplies

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.

407 Computers

DELL Computer,
386-755-9984 or

410O Lawn & Garden

ZD326, 600 hours, 26 hp,
Call 904-412-6450

417 Store & Office
41 Equipment

2 Drawer Metal file
cabinet with base.
$25.00. for both

420 Wanted to Buy

We Buy Pine Hardwood &
Cypress. Large or small tracts.
Call 386-288-6875.

Florida Crown
Career Center
1 389 Hwy 90 W Suite 170
Lake City, Fl. 32055

S&S is proud to announce that Wendy's

has joined the S&S family of businesses.

S&S has partnered with Florida Crown Employment to hold a

Job Fair at the Lake City Mall on

February 15, 2012 from 8:30 AM until 6 PM.

Applications and interviews will be conducted

at time of Job Fair. We will be looking for 50

full and part-time employees.

Benefits available for full-time employees:

Health, dental

and life insurance

Sick leave

Vacation pay
S&S is a drug free workplace.
Contact Florida Crown for more details.


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420 Wanted to Buy
Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans.
$300 & up CASH! Free Pick Up!
NO title needed !386-878-9260
After 5pm 386- 752-3648.

430 Garage Sales
Celebration Cupcakes, Cake's
Valentines Gifts & More
Every Sat. 9 to 1:00
On Lake DeSoto Downtown L.C.
ESTATE SALE Sat. February 11
12-?. 603 Helvenston Ave. Live
Oak, Florida. Antiques, furniture,
paintings, frames, collectibles,
china, cookware, & LOTS MORE!
LG SALE. Feb 101,1, 12. Rascal
Scooter w/new battery. Tools,
some hshold. wrenches, hyd jacks,
impact wrench, shop lights, planer,
jig saw, Styrofoam insulation,
scaffolding, lawn tools. 160 SE
Andy Ct. Off Country Club Rd.
Multi Family. Sat. 2/11. 7-3. 924
SE Racetrack Ln. US 41 S to
Racetrack Ln. Bedding, kitchen
items, walk in tub, lots of misc.
All Yard Sale Ads
Must be Pre-Paid.


440 Miscellaneous
Antique ,
Cement Swan Planter.
Standard Size, Clean,
S Cheap
Call 386-752-1556
"Ice Box Plus" 16" X12.5" wide.
2 compartments. Like new.
$40.00 386-758-6886

450 Good Things
Sto Eat
The Nut Cracker, Robert Taylor
Buy, sell, crack & shell pecans
2738 CR 252W, Lake City 32024
Pinemount Rd/CR 252 Taylorville
386-963-4138 or 961-1420

460 Firewood
It's Getting Colder!! Firewood
$65. Truck Load. we will call you
back. We deliver under 20 mi
$100 per load. Over 20 mi $120
per load. Joey 965-0288. Lv mess.

630 Mobile Homes
630 for Rent
2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo.
plus deposit. Water & sewer fur-
nished. Cannon Creek MHP
2/1 w/screen porch. CH/A Lg yard
in quiet, clean, safe, well
maintained Owner Operator park.
Water, garbage incl. Ref. Req'd
$ $475.dep. 386-719-9169
2/2 Units..
Free Water,
sewer and trash pickup.
386-984-2025 or 386-984-2063
2br/1.5 ba Fully furnished.
Utilities, washer dryer, TV, cable
Owner non smoker. 2 mi S of V.A.
$ $500. sec. 386-755:0110
Mobile Homes for rent in
White Springs, & Ft.. White.
Contact 386-623-3404
or 386-397-2779
Newly remodeled 2/2 MH, Lake
City, FL. Quite area, Ig lot. No
'Pets. 1st ($400) & Sec. ($300) due
before, move in last month rent will
be split over the first 4 months.
Please call Jenn 386-454-7724

640 Mobile Homes
Sfor Sale
2011 Blowout
4/2 Doublewide only $34,995
On your land or mine
Call John T 386-752-1452

4/ 2 on 1 ac. New carpet, roof, a/c,
FP, roomy kitchen. Koi pond,
barn/workshop, garage & shed.
MLS 78833 $115,000 Results Re-
alty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473
Over 2000 sq ft.
of living area.
Only $61,900
Call 386-752-3743
Bank Repo!! 3br/2ba Triplewid9
$999 Down $377 month.
Call Paula 386-292-6290
Factory Special 4/3
2280 Sq. Ft.
Home priced to go.
Call Catherine
For Sale by Owner or Rent to Own
3/2 MH on 1 acre in Prbvidence,
Scompletly remodel, new every-
thing, great neighborhood. $39K
Financing available. 386-249-1640
Jacobson Homes Factory Outlet
Prices! New 2012 3/2 start at
$39,900 and New 4/2's start at
$49,900. All new homes inc
delivery and set up, ac-skirt and
steps. North Pointe Gainesville

Looking for a Quality Home?
Manufactured or Modular
Home at Royals
Lot Model Sale
All Show Models
w/Factory Rebate
Call Charles
Lot Model Specials on 2011
Models making room for 2012
at Royals Homes
Come see Catherine
Maintained on 10 ac. Two car cov-
ered carport. Back deck & a front
ramp. Wood laminate floors. MLS
79417 $94,900 Results Realty
Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473

640 Mobile Homes
640 for Sale
Modular HomesBuilt
to your Speckscall
Charles at

Need a Home?
Bad Credit or No Credit?
Call 386-755-2132.
We Finance You
Must have Land.
NEW 2012
Call 386-7523743
New And Used! North Pointe
Homes in Gainesville has 4 used
homes in stock! Don't delay as
these will go Fast.
Call North Pointe in Gainesville
(Hwy 441, 6 Blocks north of
Hwy 222) (352)872-5566
2br/lba set up
w/air $799 DOWN $179. mo!
Owner will Finance!
Call Kevin 386-719-5641
ONLY $59,995
New 2012 4br/2ba 28X80 Inc.
Delivery, set up, A/C,
skirting & steps.
Call 386-752-1452
New 4br Doublewide!
Set up on your land
$0 Down/$329. mo
Call Kevin 386-719-6578
Give Away
$20,000 in Options FREE
Palm Harbor Homes
Red Tag Sale
Over 10 Stock Units Must Go
Save Up To 35K
800-622-2832 ext 210
Showcase Closeout
All Palm Harbor
Lot models
Make Dreams Happen!

3 br/2ba w/Den, SBS Fridge!
One Owner! I Finance!
Call Kevih!
Used Singlewide
3br/2ba 16x803yrs Old,
Call Charles
WE HAVE access to
New & Used Homes.
Call 386-755-8854 to make sure.
You are getting your best deal

Cf Mobile Home
650 & Land
3 br/2ba, DWMH w/lots of space
in Providence close to I75 on 1 ac
fenced, Ig Utility Bldg. MLS#
79810 Eastside Village Realty,
Inc, benise Bose 386-752-5290
3br/2ba 2.75 ac. w/fish pond.
Small down plus $750 month
386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833

710 Unfurnished Apt.
70 For Rent

lbr Cottage with
all utilities included.
Close to the VA.

2BR/1BA DUPLEX. $300 securi-
ty dep. $500. mo $150. Pet Depos-
it. Available now! 386-752-5389

area. CH/A washer/dryer hookups.
Amberwood Hills Apts.
Private Patio area. Beautiful yard.
Washer/dryer hkup. Free water &
sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special.
Brandywine Apartments
Now Renting
1, 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A.
386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave.
Equal housing Opportunity
TDD Number 1-800-955-8771
Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2
mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet
Friendly. Move in Special $99.
Pool, laundry & balcony.
Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1,
1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A,
$650 month & bckgmd chk,
386-697-3248 or 352-377-7652
Greentree Townhouse
Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free
water & sewer. Balcony & patio.
Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90.
Large & clean. lbr/lba apt.
CH/A Ig walk in closet. Close to
town. $395. mo and $350. dep.
Move in Special from $199-$399.
1, 2 & 3 br apartments. Also, larg-
er 2/br. for $495. mo. Incl water.
NICE Apt Downtown. Remodeled
1 bedroom. Kitchen, dining, living
room. $450. mo plus sec.
386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951
Redwine Apartments. Move in
special $99. Limited time. Pets
welcome. with 5 complexes,
we have a home for you.
The Lakes Apts. Studios & lBr's
from $135/wk. Util. & cable incl.,
Sec 8 vouchers accepted, monthly
rates avail Call 386-752-2741
Wayne Manor Apts.
Move in $99. Spacious bedroom
washer/dryer. Behind Kens off
Hwy 90. 386-754-1800
Windsor Arms Apartments.
.Move In Madness! $99. Move in!
2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free
200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.

710 Unfurnished Apt. 810 Home for ale
70For Rent81HoefrSl

Winter Special! 1 Month FREE
with 1 year lease. Updated Apt,
w/tile floors/fresh paint.
Great area. 386-752-9626

7 0 Furnished Apts.
720 For Rent
Rooms for Rent. Hillcrest, Sands,
Columbia. All furnished. Electric,
cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly
or monthly rates. 1 person $135,
2 persons $150. weekly

0 Unfurnished
730 Home For Rent

Century 21/
The Darby Rogers Group
Totally remodeled in down
town White Springs 3/2
16884 53rd Road Wellborn
3/2 $800./mo
1306 NW Scenic LakeWDrive,
SLake City 3/2 spacious
home/Lake Front $1,650./mo
S453 SW Mayflower Glen
Forth White 2/1 $750./mo
Kayla Carbono 386-623-9650

lbr/1.5ba Country Cottage, Cathe-
dral ceilings, brick fireplace, wash-
er/dryer,1 ac fenced, private, some
pets, lease. 1st, last, sec, ref. Lake
City area $725 mo. Smoke Free
environment. 352-494-1989
2br Apartment.
Close to downtown & shopping.
$485. mo $585 dep.
386-344-2170 -
2BR/1BA.House with yard.
Near College & Airport.
$450 mo. $450. sec. 386-752-0335
Monday -Friday 8A-4P
3/2, newer home,
nice neighborhood

3BR/2BA NEW construction
Lease option. 1st, last plus $400
sec.$900. mo. South of town.
Credit ref's req'd. 386-755-9476

Clean, quiet 2br/lba -4.5 mi S of
Lake City, CH/A. $550 mo. + sec
386-590-0642 or 386-867-1833
Lake City Country Club fairway at
back. 3BR/2BA 1760 SQFT, car-
pet, tile, endcl porch, all appliances,
lrg gar, big kitchen, 386-269-0123

75O Business &
750 Office Rentals

576 sq' $450/mth
900 sq' $600/mth
3568 sq' $2973/mth
8300 sq' $5533/mth
also Bank Building
Excellent Locations
Tom Eagle, GRI
(386) 961-1086 DCA Realtor

2 Business Offices For lease:
Approximately 1100sq ft each.
Located SE Baya Ave..
Call 386-755-3456 for info
For Refit or Lease: Former Doc-
tors office, Former professional '
office & Lg open space: avail on
East Baya Ave. Competitive rates.
Weekdays 386-984-0622
evenings/weekends 497-4762
Office for Lease, was Dr's office
$8 sqft/2707 sqft
Oak Hill Plaza
Tom 961-1086, DCA Realtor

780 Condos for Sale

Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty.
Country Club, 2br/2ba condo. New
granite tops & more. Tennis court
& pool. Elaine K Tolar 386-755-
6488 MLS# 77219 $129,900

805 Lots for Sale
BANK OWNED- 7 lots in the
Plantation subdivision. Priced to
sell at just $17,900. Call 386-362-
4539 for a list of available lots.
MLS#79509'Poole Realty
Beautiful buildable lot in a estab-
lished neighborhood, site built
homes only MLS# 76668 High &
Dry Eastside Village Realty, Inc.
Denise Bose @ 386-752-5290
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810 Home for Sale
1,330 heated sqft. on 1/2 ac.
Fenced. Garage made into a 4th
BR, New laminate wood floors,
new tile. $104,900 MLS#77003
Carrie Cason 386-623-2806
3 Bed/l Bath home on
Poplar St.
Nice yard and carport.
$48,000 call 484-678-6385
3 br/2 ba brick on a .5 ac lot. Great
area. Built in 1994. 1,468 heated
sqft. Fenced yard & workshop
w/carport. $115,000 MLS#77717
Carrie Cason 386-623-2806
Live on a Golf Course. 3/2 brick
on 1/2 ac. Formal living, dining &
family room. 2 car garage.
$129,900 Frank 386-984-5217

4/2 on 10 ac in Bell. 2,200 heated
sqft in a country setting. 10x20
frame shed. Bring all offers! MLS
76582 $89,000 Results Realty,
Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473
5 Ac for $7,500! Wooded flag lot
with 5.44 ac. Restricted to site
built homes w/a min of 1500 sqft
climatized. MLS 77872 $7,500
Access Realty 386-623-6896
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
1512 sqft. + 210 sqft Florida room.
remodeled kitchen, paint, floors &
more. $94,500 Lori Giebeig Simp-
son 386-365-5678 MLS# 79839
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
4/3, lake in town. Many upgrades,
Elaine K Tolar 386-755-6488 Or
Mary Brown Whitehurst 386-965-
0887 MLS# 76085 $299,000
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Split plan. 3/2 Brick, Woodcrest
S/D. Fenced yard. Oversized
garage, Shed. $169,900 Elaine K
Tolar 386-755-6488 MLS# 77708
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
2 story. 4br/3ba + bonus. Mother -
in-law suite. Fenced yard nice
area. Elaine K Tolar 386-755-6488
MLS# 79349 $279,900
Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty
Superb area, brick 3/2 Ig screen
porch. 2 car garage. Nice back-
yard, $129,900 Lori Giebeig Simp-
son 386-365-5678 MLS# 79763
Custom built. 3/2, 1.37 ac, High
Springs. Real wood floors w/new
SS appl. 340 sq. ft. scr. lanai w/ce-
ramic tile. $178,000 MLS 79601
Access Realty 386-623-6896
Great investment property in the
city limits. Both units are occupied
w/tenants that want to stay! MLS
.79206 $50,000 Results Realty,'
Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473
Hallmark Real Estate
excellent storage features,
3/2 Short sale $124,900
Call Ginger Parker 386-365-2135.
Hallmark Real Estate TWO
STORY HOME with water access
to Gulf or River.Features boatlifts
for the, angler. Call Teresa
Spradley 386-365-8343

Hallmark Real Estate
WEST OF TOWN near shopping,
medical and banks. 3/2 brick
home with workshop.
Call Janet Creel 386-719-0382
Hallmark Real Estate
SOUTH OF TOWN 3 bedroom
1-1/2 bath home on full acre.
Budget priced $72,000
Call Tanya Shaffer 386-397-4766
Just Reduced 2br/2ba 1 car garage
screen porch, fenced yard, large
utility/ workshop MLS# 76708
Eastside Village Realty, Inc.
Denise Bose @386-752-5290
Lg 4/2 on 1 ac. Granite floors.
Open kitchen & Florida rm. Beau-
tiful yard & wrap around porch!
MLS 77292 $129,000 Results Re-
alty, Brittany Stoeckert 397-3473
MLS 79567 Callaway S/D Well
kept 3br/2ba, vaulted, comer lot,
SS appl. Fenced yard & double ga-
rage. $175,000 Century 21 The
Darby-Rogers Co. 386-752-6575
MLS 79876 3br/2ba w/many up-
grades. Garage made into a 1 br
studio. 1,760 sqft in Oak Hill
Estates. $90,000 Century 21
The Darby-Rogers Co 752-6575

MLS 79982 3br/2ba, L,805 sqft,
laminate floors, eat in kitchen
w/breakfast bar. Lg luxurious mas-
ter bath $169,900 Century 21 The
Darby-Rogers Co. 386-752-6575
Poole Realty 4br/3ba, Custom
built Between Live Oak & Lake
City, 10 ac w/planted pines'&
hardwoods. $249,000 Kellie
Shirah, 386-208-3847 MLS#78032
Poole Realty Custom 3/2 hone,
12 ac.Vaulted cypress ceilings,
hardwood & granite counters,
stone FP, guest cottage. $255,000.
Kellie 386-208-3847 MLS#76293
Poole Realty Just Listed 1,066 sq.
ft., 3 bri ba located South of Lake
City. $57,000. Call for an appoint-
ment. 386-362-4539. MLS#79937
266 Delhia Lane, Lake City
Poole Realty Queen Anne Victori-
an, Live Oak. 3/2, wood floors.
Listed on the historic, registry. Lg
yard, 2 car garage. $159,000 Kellie
Shirah 386-208-3847 MLS75212
Price Reduced! 06 Fleetwood An-
niversary Series. 3/2 + retreat off
master, privacy fence. South of
Lake City MLS 78411 $67,900
Access Realty 386-623-6896
Remax Professionals Beautifully
kept in Callaway. Lg beds & baths.
Covered porch w/vinyl fence.
MLS 79005 $190K Missy Zecher
Remax Professionals Brick in
nice S/D w/fenced back yard. High
ceilings, gas fireplace, more. MLS
79421 $199,000 Missy Zecher
Remax Professionals Custom
home. Block construction. Lg.
Master, privacy fence. MLS 79569
$229,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237
Remax Professionals Nice home
in Woodcrest. Split floor plan. Lg
closets, screened porch, shed MLS
79506 $129,000 Missy Zecher

2003 Allegro 30 DA
Workhorse Chassis
Price Reduced $5,000
Only 18,300 miles, garage
kept motorhome. Exc.
cond. w/many extras.

4 acres, Wellborn, New Well
installed, Beautifully wooded
w/cleared Home Site, owner fin,
no down, $39,900, $410 mor
Call 352-215-1018

Owner Financed land with only
$300 down payment. Half to ten ac
lots. Deas Bullard/BKL Properties
Poole Realty 120 ac farm w/spring
fed lake.. Old renovated farmhouse.
Lg master, w/wood burning FP,
LR w/FP & updated kit. #76096
$499,000. Kellie 386-208-3847

Q830 Commercial
830 Property
Hallmark Real Estate 53.87 ac
zoned resid'l office & resid'l
high density on By-Pass. Bank
Owned. Janet Creel 386-719-0382
or Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973
Hallmark Real Estate. Centrally
located lots zoned for retail,
automotive or commercial services
on Waterford Ct. Bank owned.
Call Janet Creel 386-719-0382 or
Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973

870 Real Estate
8 Wanted

I Buy Houses
Quick Sale Fair Price

920 Auto Parts
S & Supplies
4 TIRES with matching
aluminum Rims. 5-lug.
OffF-150. 265/70/17
$175.00 FIRM. 386-365-5099
Like New for crew cab,
Call 904-412-6450

930 Motorcycles
Glide Classic. 2006. 12,500 mi
LOADED $12,000.

951 Recreational
S Vehicles
1994 33' Air Bus. Automation
dome. satellite dish, 2 AC's, gas,
heat, micro, fridge/freezer,
generator. $7,500. 386-752-0941

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810 Home for Sale
Remax Professionals Open floor
plan. Wood burning fireplace.
Fenced back yard. MLS 79330
$115,000 Missy Zecher 623-0237
Remax Professionals Well kept &
updated. New paint, carpet, AC &
roof. Lg fenced backyard MLS
79658 $119,900 Missy Zecher
Remax Realty Almost new, great
area! 4br/2.5ba/3cg, 3052sq, 5ac,
gas FP, SS appls, hardwood. Front
& back porch #79877 $289,000
Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505
Remax Realty Country Feel!
Awesome 3br/2ba, brick, 5ac, split
floor plan, lg master, above ground
pool, 2 sheds, #79789 $219,000
Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505
Remax Realty Restored Vintage,
zoned comm'l. 3br/2.5ba, 2208 sq.
ft., 2 ac, FP in living &,master,
wkshop w/bath. #77141 $209,000
Pam Beauchamp 386-303-2505
REO Realty Group, Nancy Rog-
ers 386-867-1271- 4/2, Fairly new
roof, HVAC 3yrs old & additional
insulation. Workshop has two br
MLS 77602 $149,900
REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers
867-1271- 3/1.5. Ceramic counters
& back splashes, wood laminate
flooring. Landscaping, privacy
fence. MLS 80014 $99,900,
REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers
867-1271- Lake City's Country
Club 4/3 W/beautiful interior
renovation. 2,328 sq ft.
MLS 78637 $169,900
Very well kept, 3 br/2 ba on 1/2 ac
Close to 1-75 for easy commute.
Nice woodcabinetry, open floor &
mqch more! $169,900 MLS
#78825 Carrie Cason. 623-2806

820 Farms &
20 ac wooded tract. Nice piece of
land. Property is located approx 10
miles from Cedar Key. MLS
78886 $70,000.Results Realty,
Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473

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Kentucky's Marquis Teague (25) looks for an open teammate in front of Florida's Erving
Walker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky. on Tuesday.

Donovan says Kentucky

has champion's 'disposition'

Associated Press

Florida coach Billy Donovan
handicapped what could be
the national title game in
April. The most intriguing
matchup? Kentucky against
"If you're looking At tal-
ent, I think Kentucky has
clearly six guys who are
going to be first-round picks
on their team. I don't know
that Syracuse has six first-
round draft picks, but they
have really, really good tal-
ent and they have incred-
ible length," said Donovan,
who won national titles in
2006 and '07. "It would be a
heck of a game."
After a 78-58 loss to the
Wildcats on Tuesday night,
the Gators have faced the
top three teams in the poll
- Kentucky, Syracuse and
Ohio State all on the
road. Donovan's take is that
Wildcats have the moxie to
cut down the nets.
"The one thing I like
about their team is I love
their disposition oh the
floor," he said. "There's
a certain disposition you
have to have and I'm not
talking about an arrogance
or a cockiness, but there's
like a focus level in terms
of what really goes into win-
ning at that level. There's a
mentality there." .
Ifs helped the Wildcats
(24-1, 10-0 Southeastern
Conference) win 16 in a
row and keep coach John
Calipari a perfect 48-0 at
Rupp Arena since taking
over in April 2009 with the
Wildcats winning their last
49 home games.
"We have this' little
swagger," said freshman

Anthony Davis, who had 16
points. "We just want to go
out there and play hard and
win. We're very capable of
winning a national champi-
onship if we keep playing
how we're playing."
Kentucky's goal from
the start was to win an
eighth national champion-
ship after losing to even-
tual champion Connecticut
in the Final Four last year
and the Wildcats reloaded
with Davis, Michael Kidd-
Gilchrist and Marquis
Teague. Addin sophomores
Terrence Jones and Doron
Lamb, senior Darius Miller
and a fourth freshman, Kyle
Wiltjer, and Kentucky is one
of the country's youngest
teams and also one 6f the
most talented.
Kidd-Gilchrist scored
13 points and grabbed 13

rebounds, and Calipari said
that the 18-year-old is simi-
lar to his brightest star at
"He reminds me of
Derrick Rose," Calipari
said. "He's tougher on him-
self than I am on him. Like
he came running over dur-
ing the game and says to
me, 'Coach, I'm sorry.' I
said, 'Stop, just have fun
and go play."'
. The Wildcats have the
nation's top defense by
field goal percentage to go
along with a high-powered
offense. Florida failed to
hang around even in a half
against this bunch in the
Gators' first crack at them.
"It's fun winning by 20,"
Teague said. "We enjoy
this. We want to go out and
beat everybody by as much
as possible."

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Johnson in 3-way tie at

Pebble; Tiger starts well

Associated Press

- Twenty months later,
Dustin Johnson finally hit
the drive he wanted at
Pebble Beach. Ten years
later, Tiger Woods must
have wondered what kept
him away from the Pebble
Beach National Pro-Am.
On a spectacular day
of scenery and scoring,
Johnson blasted a tee shot
on the third hole at Pebble
Beach and then pitched in
for eagle from 41 yards
in front of the green. He
added another eagle on his
way to a 9-under 63 and a
three-way tie atop the lead-
erboard Thursday.
Woods was five shots to
par out of the lead, a solid
start to his PGA Tour sea-
son. He had six birdies in a
4-under 68 at Spyglass Hill,

the fourth-best score on that
course. Spyglass was hard-
est of the three courses,
though not by much. The
weather was so pure that all
three courses played about
one shot under par.
Charlie Wi was over at
Monterey Peninsula and
had a shot at 59 without
ever knowing it. Wi was 8
under after a tap-in birdie
on the 13th hole, and need-
ed only three birdies in the
last five holes. Trouble is,
he had no idea the Shore
Course was a 70. He made
one more birdie and had a
9-under 61.
"I was looking at the
scorecard like, 'What's the
par here?' I did not know
it was a par 70," Wi said.
"That 59 never crossed my
mind. Not once."
-Joining them was former
U.S. Amateur Danny Lee,
who. holed a bunker shot

for eagle at No. 2 and holed
out from the 11th fairway
with a wedge for anothV
eagle to match Johnson at
9-under 63.
Johnson is turning into
his generation's "Prince qf
Pebble." He won the AT&T
Pebble Beach National Pro-
Am in consecutive years,
and then had a three-shot
lead at Pebble in the U.S$
Open two years ago until 41
shot 82 in the final roun'
On the third hole of th
round, he hit driver left int
the bushes for a lost ba
and made double bogey.
On Thursday, he smashed
a driver nearly 340 yards
over the trees to just short
the green, setting up eagle.
Even now, he still think,
about that tee shot in the
U.S. Open. Walking off the
tee, he said to caddie Bobty
Brown, "I could have use
that in the U.S. Open." |

CHS: Homers four times in victory
Continued From Page 1B '

Holly Boris started off shot to make it 4-0. enter the home run derbY
the fourth-inning scoring "The girl at third asked Sheconnectedwithashot
after reaching on a walk. me what we were feeding over left field for the Graid!
She stole two bases includ- them after the third home Slam and tied Pilkingtoh
ing home on a wild pitch to run," Columbia head coach and Kvistad with two runs
give Columbia a 1-0 lead. Jimmy Williams said. "I in two games. Including
After Boris crossed the told her 'it must be some- preseason, Morgan has hit
plate, Columbia started thing in the water." home runs in three-coh-
with the power shots. Douglass was. also secutive contests.
Kvistad took the next dominant on the mound. "She's just playing %witb
pitch from Savannah Hewitt She allowed two hits and such confidence," Williams
and drove it over the right struck out five batters in said. "Pilkington called her
field wall. It was the first of five innings of work to pick college coach to tell her
back-to-back-to-back home up the win. how well Morgan has been
runs. The Lady Tigers would playing. We're gonna have
Pilkinton was next up keep things rolling after to get some video of her to
and after fouling one off another pitching change in send up there."
that would have. cleared the fifth inning. Kvistad scored the Lady
the fence connected for Savannah Jenkins Tigers ninth run off a wild
her second home run of replaced Hewitt, but didn't pitch and Peyton Sund
the year to tie Kvistad for fare any better. drove in Pilkington for the
the team lead. After Michaela Burton, 10-0 mercy-rule win.
Taylor Douglass finished Brittany Morgan and Boris Columbia (2-0) travels to
off the trifecta to help out loaded the bases, it was Trinity Christian at 6 p.m.
her own cause with a solo Brandy Morgan's turn to tonight.

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