The Lake City reporter

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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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John H. Perry
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLEOpposing human trafficking 93 73 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY N EWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1A CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 125 COMING THURSDAYLocal news roundup. TIP, Chamber partnerto promote message By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comThe Ichetucknee Partnership joined forces with the Lake City/Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to further promote a message of water-resource protection and education. The Chamber will now serve as the marketing arm for nonprofit TIP and its mascot, Bellamy Beaver, said Chamber Executive Director Dennille Decker. “We felt like it was a good fit,” she said. “The Chamber is already out in the com-munity promoting what’s unique to our area. We have a large reach and the mar-keting expertise to make this partnership very successful.” Both the TIP board of directors and the Chamber board of directors gave unani-mous approval to the partnership. The two groups signed a contract during a ceremony at the Chamber office Tuesday afternoon. The Chamber plans to hire a marketing coordinator to assist with Chamber duties and to serve as the project coordinator for TIP marketing activities. Through the guidelines of the agreement, Bellamy Beaver and the TIP message will be more visible in elementary schools and at other community events in Columbia County, Decker said. “The Chamber is very excited about this partnership and honored to be selected as the marketing arm of the TIP organi-zation and Bellamy Beaver,” said Todd Wilson, Chamber president and publish-er of the Lake City Reporter. “We all have the responsibility to show awareness toward the challenges facing our rivers and groundwater and there’s no better organization to lead the marketing effort with TIP’s message than the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber stands for strong business enhancement and smart growth in our region, but we can’t have any of this without clean water. We hope this is a message students, residents and business owners alike will embrace.” TIP’s board does not have the man-JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterMembers of the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Comm erce and The Ichetucknee Partnership signed a marketing services agreement at the Chamber office Tuesday. The Chamber will serve as the marketing arm for TIP to help p romote water resource protection and education. Pictured are Chamber President Todd Wils on (front row, from left), Chamber Executive Director Dennille Decker and TIP Board Chairm an Joel Foreman. Chamber treasurer John Kuykendall (back row, from left), TIP board mem ber James Montgomery, TIP mascot Bellamy Beaver, TIP board member John Wheeler, TIP boa rd member and City Manager Wendell Johnson and Suwannee River Water Management D istrict TIP coordinator Cindy Johnson. Trafficdeathsdown75% Chamber will nowserve as marketing arm for TIP. TIP continued on 3A Four fatalities in 2012 is far below last year’s pace.By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comFour people have been killed in traffic accidents this year in Columbia County. For the families touched by those deaths, that number may not seem small. However, there were four times as many traffic fatalities by mid-2011. This time last year there were 16 traffic deaths, said Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Mark Boatright. Overall there were 31 deaths, he said. Guilty of murder Killed man, 76; faces 25 years to life in prison.Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterABOVE: Brenda D. Watson is pictured during closing arguments during the end of trial Tuesday at the Columbia County Courthouse. Watson was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of of Tommy Lee Kellum and not guilty of two counts of grand theft. Kellum was found dead at his home on June 23, 2009. Watson chose to have a non-jury trial. A date for sentencing has not been set. RIGHT: Cassandra Kellum, of Tallahassee, the eldest daughter of murder victim Tommy Lee Kellum, speaks about the second-degree murder conviction of Brenda D. Watson. TRAFFIC continued on 3A District gradefalls to CFrom staff reportsAfter four years of B’s, the Columbia County School District’s grade has dropped to a C. More than half of districts statewide dropped a letter grade, according to the state Department of Education, which released district grades Friday. No district raised its grade this year. Columbia County earned a B from 2008 to 2011. The district was a C from 2004 to 2007. Drops were expected this year as students faced a new, harder Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test with a more difficult grading standard. Also for the first time scores for stu-dents with disabilities and English language learners counted toward the total school grade. VERDICT continued on 3A By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comBrenda D. Watson was convicted of second-degree murder by Circuit Judge David Fina Tuesday after-noon in the Columbia County Courthouse. Watson was facing firstdegree murder and two counts of grand theft in con-nection with the June 2009 shooting death of Tommy Lee Kellum, 76. Watson shot Kellum five times and left his body in their Washington Street home, before return-ing and rolling it in a rug. She then fled the area in his truck. Fina rendered the decision after deliberating for about an hour and 10 min-utes. Watson, who chose not testify in the case, requested a non jury trial. Watson was found not guilty of the two grand theft charges. The date for sentencing has not been scheduled. Watson, who was talkative and jovial during court recesses, rocked in her chair while listening to testimony from state and defense wit-nesses. She was represented by Blair Payne of the Third Circuit Public Defenders office. “You are never happy with any guilty verdict, but I can’t really say I’m displeased with this one,” Payne said. “I think Watson was OK with the verdict. She didn’t tell me that, but that’s kind of what I gathered from her demeanor.” Watson, who was 45 at the time of her arrest in 2009, was facing a first-degree murder charge, but Fina found her guilty of the lesser count of second-degree murder. “We didn’t get a firstdegree murder verdict and that was the key objective,” Payne said. “Obviously that’s the key objective not to get first-degree murder


CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Former senator admits drug use MIAMI A former state lawmaker has admit ted to recent cocaine use while free on bail awaiting sentencing on federal tax evasion charges. Former state Sen. Mandy Dawson, 56, admits in court documents abus ing cocaine one time since her arrest last year. Because of that, probation officials are recommend ing that Dawson not get a break at sentencing Friday. Dawsons attorney seeks leniency because she long suffered from drug and alcohol abuse, depression and several physical ail ments. Boy accidentally shoots friend VENICE Authorities said a 14-year-old south west Florida boy acciden tally shot a 12-year-old boy in the leg. Venice police the older boy was showing off a .22caliber gun Monday morn ing when he accidentally shot his friend. The younger boy was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threaten ing. 1 killed, 1 injured in tubing accident ST. PETERSBURG One teenage girl died and another was hospitalized after a tubing accident in the intercoastal waterway near Tampa Bay. The Pinellas County Sheriffs Office reports that Deviny Boese, 15, and Sarah Dobbs, 16, were rid ing on a tube being pulled by a fishing boat Tuesday afternoon when the boats driver, a 15-year-old boy, attempted to turn. The tube carrying the girls hit a nearby dock, ejecting the girls. Boese was taken to a St. Petersburg hospital, where she died. Dobbs was taken to another hospital with an ankle injury. SeaWorld whale ban appeal denied ORLANDO A federal panel will not reconsider a judges ruling to prohibit SeaWorld animal trainers from having unprotected contact with killer whales. Orlando-based SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment filed a petition last week for discretionary review with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission concerning parts of Judge Ken S. Welschs decision this past spring. The commission rejected SeaWorlds peti tion. Voters not likely to be removed TALLAHASSEE Floridas election supervi sors are unlikely to remove any potentially ineligible voters before the Aug. 14 primary. The state this weekend got the OK to access a fed eral immigration database to check the citizenship status of voters. But the state association that rep resents Floridas county elections supervisors will urge its members to move slowly. Vicki Davis, the Martin County Supervisor of Elections and the asso ciation president, said on Tuesday that she was urging caution because it is unclear if the state can take all steps necessary to carry out a new agreement with the federal govern ment before voting starts early next month. The state asked coun ties to remove potentially ineligible voters earlier this year. 2 killed, 2 injured in head-on crash KISSIMMEE Authorities said two people were killed and two others were injured in central Florida when one vehicle went into an oncoming lane and crashed into another. FHP reports that Alexander Herrera, 37, was driving Monday after noon when he lost control of his car and when into the path of 50-year-old Wade Neelys car. Associated Press Actress urges against human trafficking WASHINGTON A ctress and activist Jada Pinkett Smith urged Congress on Tuesday to step up the fight against human trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. The actress testified during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing that she plans to launch a campaign to raise awareness and spur action against human traf ficking and slavery. She said the old monster of slavery is still with us, almost 150 years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation that freed slaves in the U.S. Fighting slavery doesnt cost a lot of money. The costs of allowing it to exist in our nation and abroad are much higher, the actress said. It robs us of the thing we value most, our freedom. She said the issue was brought to her attention by her daughter Willow, 11, who sat nearby with actor Will Smith, Pinkett Smiths husband and Willows father. The Smiths all wore blazers over T-shirts that read, Free Slaves. The hearing room was filled mostly with young people, some trying to take photos of the famous family. The actress called for an extension of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, which provides funding to com bat trafficking and help trafficking victims. The act also created a task force, chaired by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, which coor dinates among federal agencies to implement policies against human trafficking. Rapper Pitbull heads to Walmart in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska Miami rapper Pitbull is coming to Alaska. Over the last few weeks, Walmart has been running a marketing contest on its Facebook page. The store that gets the most likes wins a personal appearance from Pitbull, aka Armando Christian Perez. A writer for The Boston Phoenix newspaper thought itd be funny to send Pitbull to the most remote Walmart possible, and encouraged people to like the Walmart in Kodiak. It worked, with the store getting more than 70,000 likes. Chris Colfer achieves dream with novel NEW YORK Glee star Chris Colfer has written his own childrens novel called The Land of Stories, which is now in stores. The book is about twins Connor and Alex, who find themselves sucked into their favorite book of fairy tales, suddenly face-to-face with the characters they grew up reading about. Colfer said he came up with the idea as an inquisi tive child who ques tioned the fairytales his mother would read to him. Viacom decides not to block Daily Show online LOS ANGELES Viacom has decided to let new episodes of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report be shown on its websites, easing a blockade of online viewings that it imposed last week in a fee dispute with DirecTV. Tuesdays move came a day after both shows resumed new episodes following a two-week hiatus. The blockade had affected all online viewers. Associated Press Tuesday: Afternoon: 0-0-0 Evening: N/A Tuesday: Afternoon: 8-6-0-3 Evening: N/A Monday: 1-13-19-20-29 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING WEDNESDAY JULY 18, 2012 Page Editor: Jason M. W alker, 754-0430 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... 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Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays Former South African President Nelson Mandela is 94. Former Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, is 91. Actor James Brolin is 72. Baseball executive Joe Torre is 72. Actress Margo Martindale is 61. Singer Ricky Skaggs is 58. Actress Audrey Landers is 56. Actress Elizabeth McGovern is 51. Rock musician Jack Irons is 50. Actor Vin Diesel is 45. Retired NBA All-Star Penny Hardaway is 41. Actor Eddie Matos is 40. Actress Kristen Bell is 32. For I am not ashamed of the gos pel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: rst to the Jew, then to the Gentile. -Romans 1:16 Thought for Today While we read history we make history. -George William Curtis American author, editor (1824-1892) Pitbull Colfer


Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-0428 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE WEDNESDAY JULY 18, 2012 3A 3A Florida Statewide Classieds, 2x2 TRANZON.COM 877-374-4437 Tranzon Driggers Walter J. Driggers, III, Lic. Real Estate Broker, FL Lic #AU707 & AB3145 | 8% BP BANK OWNED 167 Properties Throughout Florida Many Will Sell Regardless of Price! August 1 10 Oceanfront | Acreage | Condos | Homesites | Homes | Retail Space | Ind. Bldgs Comm. Bldgs | Waterfront | Ofce Bldgs | Automotive Facilities | Mini Storage | More! By HANNAH O. BROWN The Columbia County Kiwanis Club is gearing up to host the sec ond annual Big Boy Toys Expo on October 20-21 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. More than 3,000 attended the event last year, which lasted only one day. We were very pleased with the fact that we raised over $12,000 on our first event, Kiwanis member Steve Briscoe said. This year the Kiwanis Club hopes to kick it up a notch by making it a two-day event with even more activities and attractions for out doorsmen and their families. The Expo will host a 5K Warrior Dash, a top gun shooting tourna ment, an archery tournament and will showcase vendors of any and every style of outdoor equipment and merchandise. But the event is not only for men. Bounce houses, video games, a massage table and food vendors are also being brought to attract the whole family. We are trying to think of every aspect that we can to entertain all ages, Kiwanian Teena Peavey said. Peavey said the Expo will be advertised on a much larger scale this year, with calls going out from Tampa to Panama City. This event is going to be bigger than it was last year, she said. The Kiwanis Club is currently looking for sponsors for the event. For more information visit www. power it needs to get the springs and river protec tion message out, said Joel Foreman, TIP chairman. The Chamber, with Dennilles expertise and an additional employee, will give the partnership the additional boots on the ground we need, Foreman said. During school visits, stu dents can meet Bellamy and learn things they can do every day to protect the springs and the water sup ply, he said. With the Chamber focus ing on TIPs marketing, it allows TIPs board to use its talents to administer the foundation, secure fund ing opportunities and fur ther build the message of springs protection locally, Foreman said. This is what TIP was intended to be all along, a community-led organiza tion, said Cindy Johnson, Suwannee River Water Management District TIP coordinator. The Chamber will bring a greater public awareness to TIP and help implement ideas the board already has in mind, she said. I think its going to be a good thing, Johnson said. The Chamber is going to be able to take this mes sage to a level that TIP would not have been able to do on its own. TIP: New partnership Continued From Page 1A Boatright said he doesnt know what to attribute the decrease to. I just cant explain Columbia County, he said. These numbers are just unreal this year, Boatright said. Several years ago when there was a decrease in the number of deaths, Boatright said officials could attri bute it to less people driving during the recession. This year officials arent sure why there is a decrease, but are glad to see less tragic accidents on county roadways, he said. Fatalities are generally spread out evenly throughout the year, although there are more accidents during the winter holidays, he said. We would like to finish with three for the whole year, but its not likely to happen, Boatright said. Suwannee County has also seen less traffic deaths this year, Boatright said. Six people have died in traffic acci dents there this year, but the county had 13 at this time and 19 total in 2011, he said. TRAFFIC: Fatality rate has fallen 75% so far in 2012 Continued From Page 1A Big Boy Toy Expo is October 20-21 JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Steve Briscoe announces some of the attractions people can expect at the Kiwanis Club of Lake Citys Big Boy Toys Expo, which will take place Oct. 20-21 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Putnam says sugar reduced in school milk By BILL KACZOR Associated Press Producers have voluntarily reduced sugar content by 38 percent in chocolate and strawberry flavored milk thats sold in most of the states schools, Floridas agriculture chief said Tuesday. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam also told the State Board of Education that only low-fat and no-fat milk is offered in those schools. We can knock two or three cubes off your chart, Putnam said during his appearance before the panel at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale. We did reduce the fat, the carbs and the sugar without a new rule. Even with the reduction, though, each serving of flavored milk contains about four teaspoons of sugar. The board had discussed possible restric tions on sugary drinks, including flavored milk, before the Legislature approved Putnams request to transfer its authority over school nutrition to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The federally supported program provides more than 277 million meals a year to 1.6 million Florida children. Of those, 78 percent qualify for free or reduce-priced lunches. Putnam also told the panel he has taken no action yet on soft drinks but that he expects the federal government to soon propose national rules. School districts set their own policies for soft drink vending machines in middle and high schools. Most allow students to use the machines only after regular school hours, said Putnam spokesman Sterling Ivey. Putnam said the reformulated flavored milk is sold in 67 of Floridas 75 school districts. The total includes 67 county districts and others for the Florida Virtual School, university laboratory schools and other specialized schools. It began with a small dairy that changed its formula at the request of the Sarasota County School District last year, Putnam said. The commissioner did not mention the milk and soft drink issues until ques tioned by board member Roberto Bobby Martinez. The Coral Gables lawyer had opposed moving the school nutrition program. He contended Putnam has a conflict of inter est because his focus is promoting agricul ture rather than looking out for childrens best interest. The commissioner, though, insists he can do both. The boards consideration of a sugarlimiting rule drew opposition from milk producers as well as some dietitians who were worried children simply would stop drinking milk if they no longer could get flavored varieties. Board member John Padgett, a former school superintendent from Key West, led the charge for limiting sugar. Padgett told Putnam that many experts say the expected federal soft drink rule will be too weak and pointed out that some states have imposed stricter regulations. My view is that there is a way for ward that involves offerings of 100 percent juices, waters, flavored waters, Putnam responded, noting schools rely on the vending machines as a revenue source. There are options out there that are healthier. Putnam, who has promised to make periodic reports to the board, said new federal nutrition guidelines being phased in over a three-year span will encourage menus geared to local harvests. That will give Florida, with its year-round growing seasons, a competitive advantage, he said. Youre going to see an increase in the number of fruits and vegetables on that plate, Putnam said. Id rather eat our fresh strawberries, our fresh citrus, our fresh blueberries, all the things that are being grown here during the school-year months as opposed to the challenge that, frankly, other states are going to have. Putnam also announced plans this fall for a new Eat to Compete program with professional sports teams to promote healthy eating. One of the programs biggest challeng es is feeding low-income children when school is out during the summer. The major issues are finding sites to distrib ute the meals such as YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, churches, food banks and schools open for the summer and notify ing children and their parents of those sites, Putnam said. Currently, only 14 percent of eligible children are participat ing, although the number of sites has been increased by 11 percent this year, he said. He said the state now is partnering with United Way to notify people who call the private support networks 211 social ser vice referral line. because thats an automatic life in prison with no parole. Cassandra Kellum of Tallahassee, Tommy Lee Kellums daughter, said she was satisfied with the verdict. I think the state attorneys did a really good job. There were some things they had some discrepan cies about, which is fine, because that what happens in court, she said. Im actually satisfied with the case and satisfied how it took place and was handled. Kellum, who said she plans to attend the sentencing hearing, said her family has never really cared for Watson and there is a lot of animosity toward Watson for what she did and the manner she did it. Kellum said Watson should have left Kellum before the rela tionship turned deadly. She could have walked away many, many years ago, and it wouldnt have been a problem for not one member of my fam ily, she said. Kellum said the verdict will not give her or her family clo sure. Its not going to give us any closure until the sentencing day thats when well get closure, she said. Roberta Getzan, Third Circuit assistant state attorney and pros ecutor in the case, also said she was pleased with the verdict. Watson was indicted by the grand jury on first-degree mur der charges, but Watson was convicted of the lesser charge. The evidence absolutely sup ports the finding of the court on that charge as well, Getzan said. We are pleased with the verdict. While convicting Watson of second-degree murder, the court also noted Watson was guilty of discharging a firearm while causing someones death. Watson faces a minimum of 25 years in prison. During closing arguments, Getzan told Fina that the rela tionship between Kellum and Watson should have ended when their marriage ended and they had a strained relationship. She said on the evening that Kellum was killed he waited for Watson to return home and after she did, he turned the electricity off and though Watson begged him to turn the power back on, he would not. So in the dark, Watson armed herself with a .22caliber rifle from the gun rack in the home and fired five bullets into Kellum when he exited the bathroom. She basically started to shoot until the gun would shoot no more, Getzan said. Kellum was struck in the chest, abdomen, shoulder, back and head. Paynes closing arguments focused on why Watson com mitted the act and painted her as an often-abused person and too often the subject of Kellums anger. Tommy Kellum was a bully. He was physically abusive, Payne said, as he told the court that Kellum was charging at Watson when she fired those fatal shots attempting to back away from him. My thought is the judge felt there was some degree of provo cation and apparently he felt she (Watson) may have overreacted to that provocation, whatever that provocation was, Payne said. Watson was arrested in Erie, Pa. on a violation of probation warrant issued in Columbia County a few days after Kellums body was found, then confessed to shooting him, police reports from 2009 said. Watson lived with Kellum at 1714 NE Washington St. and though the two had been mar ried, they were not married when the shooting occurred. Watson also faced grand theft charges for stealing Kellums truck and using his bank card after his death. She was acquitted of those charges. The truck was recovered in Broward County after it was abandoned. Kellum was found dead in his Washington Street home Tuesday, June 23, 2009, after the Columbia County Sheriffs Office received a call from the Broward County Sheriffs Office requesting a well-being check. Kellum had been dead for sev eral days. This was a unique case in that the defendant elected to be tried by the court without a jury for the offense of first-degree murder, said Skip Jarvis, Third Circuit state attorney. I am pleased with the results and believe that justice has been done for the victim. The state is very proud of the effort put forth by Payne who worked with a very difficult set of facts, said Dennis Roberts, Third Circuit public defender. It was an excellent verdict in light of the serious charges. VERDICT: Watson convicted of 2nd-degree murder Continued From Page 1A


W ith dedi-cated foodies hounding the public to be “locavores,” consumers of locally grown farm products, and the health watchdogs urging increasingly obese Americans to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, it is no wonder that the number of farmers markets has soared to 7,175 nationwide, up 17 per-cent from a year earlier. Even first lady and nutrition advocate Michelle Obama endorsed and christened a weekly farmers market across the park from the White House. The markets range from a farmer selling fresh corn and tomatoes roadside from the back of a truck to summer-long tent encampments at the county fairgrounds. Americans enjoy the markets and the ven-dors enjoy the interaction with their customers, who tend to become regulars. But just because the fruits and vegetables look good and the person selling them looks like a farmer doesn’t make the produce any safer than what’s available at a bricks-and-mor-tar supermarket. Last summer in Oregon, strawberries tainted with E. coli killed one person and sickened 16 others. “Natural” doesn’t equate with “hygienic.” Mother Nature had contami-nated these strawberries natu-rally, by deer feces. Oregon requires vendors to sell only what they grow, but some of these strawberries were pur-chased and resold four times before they reached the con-sumer. As Carol Guensburg of Scripps Howard News Service reports in her look at food safety in farmers markets, an even worse outbreak followed that summer. Cantaloupes tainted with listeria bacteria -some of which were sold at farmers markets -killed at least 30 people and sickened 46 others in 28 states last sum-mer. The outbreak was traced to poor sanitation in a single Colorado farm. Foodborne illnesses are not just a Third World problem. In the U.S., they kill 3,000 and send 128,000 to the hospital each year. The federal govern-ment doesn’t have the staff or the funds to do exhaustive monitoring, and its recently tightened food-safety laws exempt small farmers and pro-ducers. In the last few years, at least 20 states have introduced or passed legislation that lets individuals sell homemade foods direct to customers -yes, at farmers markets – often without inspection or oversight. Some states permit the sale of salsas, pickles and other higher-risk items. In other words, government isn’t always looking out for you. State and local govern-ments decide whether to inspect farmers markets, how extensively and how often. Farmers-market industry groups are introducing vol-untary standards, guidelines and best practices to protect their customers and their busi-nesses. Farmers markets are a welcome, and healthy, supplement to the American diet. But don’t be shy about asking questions at your local farmers market. If they’re any kind of farmers, they’ll be happy to talk your ear off. And do what your mother told you: Scrub those raw fruits and vegetables, and wash your hands! Clean hands, common sense LETTERS TO THE EDITOR To the Editor:The Lake City Reporter ’s Letters to the Editor column allows we citizenry the freedom to hear our voices unabridged. Laud and kudos to management and policy. Letters often comprise observation, praise or criticism, now “fair assessment.” Having studied, observed, con-versed with and criticized Major Wilbur Corbitt, not achieving epiphany, I drew conclusion. My initial interac-tion with this fine man focused on our differences and concerns regarding Mitt Romney’s his-tory “of” and abilities “of” lead-ership. The Mitt paradigm fast became inconsequential to me and becomes seemingly more so as time roars along. That said, in phone conversation with reader respondents discussing Major Corbitt’s and my debate, a reoccurring theme and opin-ion surfaced. Major Corbitt in substance appears to be the very idea of what the compa-rable standard of leadership should be. Leadership can be manifested in many ways other than military, regardless, a history remains, whether pro-found, mediocre or absent. Major Corbitt’s history requires no gloss. There is no employment for a spin doctor to design an after-the-fact or embellish his leadership legacy. Major Corbitt served valiantly with distinction in Korea and Vietnam as a member of the United States Army. He is the recipient of a peacock’s litany of awards and decorations, of which four are Purple Hearts. (Which are the true payments on freedom). While making those regular payments so long ago, he witnessed the passing of many friends and comrades. In this aftermath, in selfless hom-age, he volunteers with The Military Order of the Purple Heart. His presence provides strength, moral support and lends a sense of normalcy to many lives that have experi-enced varying degrees of a surreal, insane existence. Major Corbitt demonstrates firm powers of conviction. He has a sense “of,” a mastery “of” and a great working application “of” history. He’s also quite fair of plume and language. He pos-sesses an uncommon even-tem-perateness. The even-temperateness compli-ments a reasonable and personable countenance. To touch on personal honor or loyalty would only deem this instrument even more redun-dant. The “Brian Donlevy-type mous-tache” he sports affords him to cut a dashing figure! (Or Errol Flynn, whatever!) Major Corbitt, you sir, deserve my personal respect and admiration and that of this com-munity. I thank you on behalf of the Purple Heart women and men. Although the guns of “our time” have long fallen silent, I still see your place is out front.Darrell AndersonLake City In praise of a true patriot Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding counties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities —“Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, publisher Robert Bridges, editor Sue Brannon, controller Dink NeSmith, president Tom Wood, chairman LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: Q Washington Times Q Scripps Howard News Service OPINION Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW Apology time for President ObamaH is campaign’s defamatory broad-sides against Mitt Romney are “entire-ly appropriate,” says President Barack Obama, a former community organizer whose work did so little good for the South Side of Chicago that it is now one of the more murderous neighborhoods in America. Play the game he’s playing and you’d say he is to blame for the gang killings. Appropriate? I don’t think so, and neither do I think it is appropriate for his campaign to pound Romney for deeds done by Bain Capital after Romney had quit running the firm he founded. What’s far worse, of course, is the sugges-tion that Romney committed a crime. This isn’t just inap-propriate. It is gutter politics. It is what you would expect from someone who would do anything to win no matter how scummy. But scumminess was the crucial technique when Robert Bauer, Obama’s campaign law-yer, said there was proof that Romney was “fully in charge” of Bain Capital when it engaged in activities political opera-tives had denounced. He said that papers Romney filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission listed him as boss and that there was something much amiss if this was a misrep-resentation. It could even “result in an investigation by the SEC into possible criminal, as well as civil, violations of the law,” he harrumphed. Hooey. You can retain titles and interest in a firm without being actively engaged in its activities, and the idea that Romney was involved in some sort of subterfuge is absurd. During this period, he was run-ning the Winter Olympics in Utah for the whole world to see, and the filings with the SEC can hardly be construed as attempts to convince the government he was up to something else. A Washington Post fact checker has looked into the technicali-ties of all this and said Romney’s clean and Bauer is deserving of Pinocchio citations, meaning he was short on truth. To help Bauer understand, I hereby offer a story about myself. Back in the 1970s, I was editorial page editor of The Knickerbocker News in Albany, N.Y., was awarded a fellowship for professional journalists at the University of Michigan and took off for nine months. I did not give up the position or title, but was not accountable for editorials being written by another journalistic malefactor. If someone in Albany wanted to punch someone in the nose for an objectionable Knick News opinion during this period, he had no right looking me up in Michigan. Having said as much, I ought to say something else, too -that the supposedly foul deeds com-mitted by Bain while Romney was in Utah are foul mostly in the eyes of the mystified left. It seems that Bain invested in firms that outsourced some con-tracts abroad, supposedly cost-ing Americans jobs when the practice actually helps assure lower prices for masses of con-sumers while also helping our economy with efficiencies that can ultimately lead to expansion and more jobs. Romney said Obama should apologize for the criminality smear, but I would go further. He ought to apologize for get-ting all the way to the presiden-cy without understanding how important business leaders like Romney are and how the high profits he made while leading Bain are the stuff prosperity and job creation are made of. They are also that without which Obama could not conceivably continue his dreams of a wel-fare state utopia that, of course, would be no utopia, just more money spent on Obamacare-type programs doing more dis-service than service. That brings us back to Obama as community organizer, pre-paring himself for other liberal adventures of the heart while doing nothing of lasting sig-nificance. I suspect he did help some people here and there, and I applaud that, but father-less homes are the root cause of what is ripping the South Side apart, and nothing he did deterred that for a second. L egend has it that Washington was built on a swamp, and its sweltering summers add credence to the story. Lately, global warming adherents have been capitaliz-ing on the city’s sultry weather to advance their belief that the use of fossil fuels is responsible for rising temperatures baking the planet. Beware of warmists who point to localized summer heat as proof of climate change across the entire world: They’re only making hay while the sun shines. Eco-ideologist Al Gore posted an account on his blog Friday of a US Airways passenger jet becoming stuck at Reagan National Airport when its tires sank into the heat-softened tarmac while waiting to take off. Temperatures reached 100 degrees at the airport on July 6 when the incident occurred. A passenger with a phone camera posted a photo of the trapped plane, which Mr. Gore used to bolster his argument that carbon dioxide — the gas essential for all plant and animal life — is cap-turing the sun’s heat and threat-ening the global ecosystem. Relying on anecdotes of hot summer temperatures as evi-dence of global warming can be treacherous. The scorching heat in the eastern United States grabbed the headlines during the last week of June, but few noticed that on June 27, 116 cities from Montana to Florida measured record low temperatures. Orlando International Airport, for example, saw an overnight low of 64 degrees, shattering the previous record of 66 set in 1920. As sticky as June proved to be, it didn’t match the record set in 1933 when atmospheric carbon-dioxide concentration was less than it is today. Complaining about the weather is human nature, but those looking for someone to blame for summer heat should tell it to Mother Nature. ONE OPINION Blowing smoke on global warming Q Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard news-papers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado. Jay


Page Editor: Laura Hampson, 754-0427 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE WEDNESDAY JULY 18, 2012 5A Dorthy Pueschel Guynn Mrs. Dorothy Pueschel Guynn, age 91, a lifelong resident of Lake City, died early Tuesday morning, July 17, 2012, in the Willow Brook Assisted Living Facility following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late John Alexander Pueschel and Lovie Box Pueschel. Mrs. Guynn attended the St. Marga ret Lebeau Episcopal School in Gainesville during her elemen tary school years and graduated from C.H.S. with the Class of 1938. She taught school for several years and later in life attended the Lake City Com munity College and earned her Real Estate License. She worked for the Florida Department of Transportation for twenty-two years prior to retiring in 1986. viduals worked together to start the A.A.R.P. Tax Aide Program here in Lake City, she was the last living survivor of that group. She was the coordinator for six North Florida counties for sev enteen of the twenty-one years that she worked with the pro gram. She was very proud of this program and considered it one of her greatest accomplish ments. Mrs. Guynn was a mem ber of the St. James Episcopal Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ray mond Guynn Jr., her only daugh ter, Carol Guynn Manning and one son, Walter Young Guynn who died shortly after birth. Survivors include her sister, Iris Jeanette Pat Pueschel; her grand-daughter, Christie Man ning Cope; and her grandson, John Manning (Angelique). Her great-grand daughters, Catherine Cope, Margaret Cope, Shelby Manning and Emily Manning and great-grandsons, Skyler, Nathan and Matthew Manning and her niece Lynda Pueschel. Graveside services for Mrs. Guynn will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 19, 2012 in the Forest Lawn Me morial Gardens. There will be the family requests that memo rial donations be made to the St. James Episcopal Church 2423 S.W. Bascom Norris Dr., Lake City, FL 32025 or the Ha ven Hospice of the Suwannee Valley 6037 US HWY 90 West Lake City, FL 32055. Arrange ments are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Mar ion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 752-1234 Please share your thoughts and wishes for the family at our on-line family guestbook at Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Rick Burnham at 754-0424 or by e-mail at rburnham@ July 19 72 class meeting July 20 Juggler event July 21 Class of 80 party Jazz and Soul Fundraiser FACS road cleanup Slam dunk contest July 23 Loss workshop Chad Taylor to speak at Aglow. July 25 Early Learning meeting Community revival July 26 Community music event Aug. 3 Car Cruise in Aug. 10 Alzheimers workshop Aug. 14 Medicare seminar TALLAHASSEE Florida conservation researchers want your salt water fishing tales. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Monday began asking anglers to participate in a once-a-month Web-based survey describing their experiences and opinions over the span of a year. Most of each monthly survey will focus anglers last saltwater fishing trip. but there may also be questions about current or proposed regulations, licenses and conservation efforts. Researchers will use the data to estimate the eco nomic value of saltwater fishing in Florida, describe angler behavior, assess the importance of fish hatch eries and forecast fishing effort and catch rates. Anglers can sign up at http://www.fwcsaltwater Participants must have valid saltwater fishing or disabilities resident hunt ing and fishing licenses. Exempt residents 65 and older also can take part. The Associated Press Officials want your saltwater fishing tales GAINESVILLE Health officials say eastern equine encephalitis has been detected in Alachua County. The mosquito-borne dis ease was detected in a sen tinel chicken on July 13. The countys environ mental health director Anthony Dennis says the chicken will be retested. Dennis says eastern equine encephalitis is often detected in the sum mer. Though its rare for humans to contract the disease, he says its one of the worst mosquito-borne illnesses. It can be fatal in humans. No human cases have been reported in Alachua County in recent years. Dennis told the newspaper a Florida Panhandle resi dent was diagnosed with the disease last week. He lives in Holmes County but had recently spent time in Washington County. Symptoms include head ache, fever and muscle aches. The Associated Press Mosquito-borne disease detected in Alachua Co. By GARY FINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida spent nearly $2.5 million in the past year to provide security for Gov. Rick Scott, as well as a long list of visiting gov ernors and leaders from other U.S. territories and Puerto Rico. That was the highest amount spent by state authorities on secu rity in the last seven years, according to an annual report released Monday. Most of the money was spent on agents to provide around-the-clock security for Scott, as well as security for First Lady Ann Scott and upgrades to the security system at the Governors Mansion. Florida also spent nearly $295,000 on security for politicians including Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell. A large bulk of the cost came from security provided by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the Republican Governors Association conference, held late last year in Orlando. In total, FDLE provided 79 security details in the last year including details for six official visits by Jindal and one personal visit by Jindals family, three visits by Haley, five visits by Markell or his family, and five visits by Walker. The state also provided security for five visits by the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands and visits by the governor of Puerto Rico and the gover nor of American Samoa. Florida agrees to pro vide security to visiting officials because other states foot the bill when Gov. Scott visits their state. The report also shows that the state paid nearly $1,000 to provide secu rity for two visits by First Lady Michelle Obama and to have agents escort Attorney General Pam Bondi when she attended oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court back in March. The state spent more than $15,000 to provide security for four days for Bondi. She has been a staunch opponent to the federal health care overhaul that ultimately was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Florida was the lead state in suing to overturn the overhaul and wound up paying more than $38,000 in legal expenses on the lawsuit. The total Florida spent on providing security for other officials was actu ally $63,000 less than what the state spent during the 2010-11 fiscal year which runs from July 1 to June 30. But the cost for provid ing security to the gover nor increased from $1.8 million to nearly $2.2 mil lion in the last year. FDLE reported spending more on details as well as spend ing more on transportation and other expenses. The report covers a time peri od when Scott took trips to Brazil, Israel and Spain. Governor Scott is active and his work schedule often exceeds 8-hoursa-day and includes most weekends, said FDLE spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger. Each security detail is different and we adjust accordingly. Fla. spent nearly $2.5 million on security MIAMI A South Florida woman gave birth in her car on the side of Interstate 95. Authorities say the woman and her hus band stopped along I-95 near the Golden Glades Interchange near Miami about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday when she went into labor. The husband called 911, but the baby arrived before a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crew got there. Fire rescue spokes man Wayne Sparks says they cut the cord and took the baby and mother to Memorial Regional Hospital in nearby Hollywood. Officials did not release the names of the couple and there was no word on whether the baby was a boy or a girl. No further details were immediately available. The Associated Press Baby born in car on I-95


6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE WEDNESDAY JULY 18, 2012 3076 95th Drive Live Oak, FL 32060 www. MusicLivesHere .com 386-364-1683 Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 8:00 pm 1:00 am ~ Doors Open @ 6pm Wear Your 70s Party Attire! Biggest Hair & Grooviest Costume Contests Live Performance by Juke Box Oldies All Proceeds to Bene t the Hope Notes Music Foundation. Teaching the Universal Language of Music! $5.00 Donation B URT Coach Ken Kenneth ote ote FOR OF SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT Paid political advertisement. Paid for and approved by Kenneth Burt for Supperintendent of Schools. From staff reports Liberty Division cadets have returned from summer training having earned honors for the newly formed Lake City unit. Five cadets, Rebekah Brown of McAlpin, Jacob Dicks, Noah Geisler, and Jordan Hill of Lake City, and Benjamin Williams of Wellborn completed Navy League Cadet Basic Orientation at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Four cadets, Donato Curcio of Trenton, Aaron Geisler and Jordan Stewart of Lake City, and Sara Brown of McAlpin fin ished two weeks of Recruit Training at Belle Glade. Cadet Benjamin Williams was awarded a Merit Ribbon for finish ing first in his class at Orientation. Cadet Jordan Stewart received the Company Honor Cadet award, and Cadet Aaron Geisler was a member of the best company at Belle Glade. A number of the cadets earned marksman ship ribbons during their training. An awards ceremony was recently held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2206 to celebrate the cadets accomplishments. Liberty Division was able to prepare the cadets for training through the generous support of several sponsors, most notably TIMCO-Lake City, which donated money for the purchase of all Cadet uniforms. Each of the sponsors was recognized and presented a certificate of appreciation. We are exceptionally proud to play a part in helping the newest mem ber of this nationally rec ognized, outstanding orga nization for our youth, said Mark Snook, general manager of TIMCOs Lake City MRO Operation. The U.S. Navel Sea Cadet Corps mission is to foster the type of leadership and discipline that will help its members in their future endeavors, he said. Serving Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton, Union, and Alachua coun ties as well as outlying areas in North Central Florida, Liberty Division, U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps, is a youth leader ship program for boys and girls ages 10 to 17. The Sea Cadets offers amazing experiences for students to work with active duty and reserve military personnel in inspiring and exciting situations. The Sea Cadets program gives motivated youth the opportunity to grow in con fidence as they learn about honor, courage, self-disci pline, and patriotism. Local activities and nationwide training programs offer challenging opportuni ties such as flight school, submarine, military police, marksmanship, explosive ordnance disposal, and Navy SEAL training. Sea Cadets also has trainings in culinary arts, photojournalism, music with the Navy band, and judge advocate general (law) courses, among others. Young people can explore many future career paths through the Sea Cadets. The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is designated 501c3 non-profit founded in 1958 and Congressionally chartered in 1962. It is sponsored nationally by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy. Interested youth and parents may get more information on our website at http://www. or by calling 352-359-6889. Local Sea Cadets earn awards at training, sponsorship COURTESY PHOTOS ABOVE: Eugenia Harris pins the Honor Cadet ribbon onto her son, Cadet Jordan Stewart, while PO2 Tracy Robinson looks on. RIGHT: Mark Snook, General Manager of TIMCO Aviation Services, accepts a certificate of appreciation for TIMCOs support of Liberty Division from Lt. Martha Robinson, commanding officer. From staff reports She may be only 12, but Rion Paige of Jacksonville showed judges July 13 she has what it takes to be the Texaco Country Showdown North Florida overall winner. Rion won over nine other acts to move on to represent WQHL The Big 98 Radio Station and the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak during the Florida Texaco Country Showdown Sept. 8. Coming in as first run ners-up was the brother and sister duo of Nick Kirby and Ashley Kirby Starling of Live Oak. Second runner-up was Nalani Quintello of Orange Park. Rion will compete against five other win ners at the state contest Sept. 8 at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. If she wins the state contest, she will move on to one of five regional contests where one winner from each region will head to Nashville and the Ryman Auditorium in January 2013 to compete on the for mer Grand Ole Opry stage for the national title of Best New Act in Country Music and $100,000 in cash. I was absolutely astonished to learn I had won, said Rion from her Jacksonville home. I didnt think I was going to winthere was such great talent there! The vivacious Rion, whose beautiful, long, curly hair and ginormous personality makes her stand out in any crowd, is not new to public per formances. She has per formed at The Landing in Jacksonville, the Columbia County Fair, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park and the Suwannee River Jam to mention just a few of her recent North Florida per formances. Rion Paige wins Texaco Country Showdown North Florida Rion Paige ISLAMORADA Marine mammal experts have released three mana tees back into the wild after two were treated for lacerations caused by boat propellers in two different Florida locations. Jasmine was trans ported from the Miami Seaquarium after treat ment. Officials from the Keysbased Dolphin Research Center and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission helped to facilitate Jasmines capture and Tuesdays release into Florida Bay off Islamorada. Also Tuesday, a mother and calf were released near the same location where they were recov ered from a Palm Bay waterway in May. The mother was struck by a boat, and while the calf was not injured, an FWC official says it accompanies the parent to ensure its survival. Manatees released following recovery FORT LAUDERDALE The Florida State Board of Education has approved one virtual charter school application but rejected four others. The board, meeting in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, overruled the Palm Beach County School Districts denial of an application for The Florida Virtual Academy at Palm Beach County. The panel, though, agreed with the Palm Beach districts denial of a second virtual charter and Miami-Dade County School Districts rejection of three appli cations. In each case the board affirmed rec ommendations Charter School Appeal Commission recommendations. The applications were among the first submitted under a 2011 state law allow ing online charter schools. One or two virtual charters are expected to open in Osceola County this fall. The Palm Beach school and another in Volusia County are not expected to be ready that soon. Board OKs 1 virtual charter school, rejects 4 others


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports %632576 BRIEFS Farmer offers football camp to local area youth. FORT WHITE BASEBALL Moe’s Night set for Monday The Fort White middle school and high school baseball teams will be working a fundraiser at Moe’s Southwest Grill in Lake City from 5-8 p.m. Monday. Players also will be accepting donations at Wal-Mart in Lake City from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 28. For details, call Jeanne Howell at 288-5537. ZUMBA Aqua Zumba class Mondays An aqua Zumba class is 6-7 p.m. Mondays at the Columbia Aquatic Complex. Cost for the class is $5. For details, call the pool at 755-8195.Classes offered at Teen Town The Lake City Recreation Department offers Zumba classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Teen Town. Cost is $5 per class. For details, call Sarah Sandlin at 758-0009. YOUTH FOOTBALL Pop Warner sign-up extended Pop Warner Football registration has been extended until rosters are full for boys ages 9-11 (weight 75-120 pounds) and 12-year-olds (weight 100 pounds maximum). Cost of $80 includes complete uniform, insurance, helmet and shoulder pads. For details, call league president Mike Ferrell at (386) 209-1662. CHS GIRLS GOLF Lady Tiger tourney Aug. 11 The Lady Tiger Scramble Golf Tournament is Aug. 11 at Quail Heights Country Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Format is three-person team scramble with one gross and one net winner. Cost of $50 per player includes golf and lunch. There is a $600 payout for winning teams based on a full field. For details, call Chet Carter at 365-7097. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night The Fort White Quarterback Club has a Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night every Thursday in July. Present the Quarterback Club’s GiveBack flyer at Ruby Tuesday and 20 percent of the bill will be donated to the Quarterback Club. For details, call Shayne Morgan 397-4954. SWIMMING Weekday water aerobics classes The Columbia Aquatic Complex is offering water aerobics classes weekdays at noon and 5 p.m. Cost is $4 per class or $40 per month. For details, call the pool at 755-8195.Q From staff reports ASSOCIATED PRESSSouth Carolina coach Steve Spurrier speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media day in Hoover, Ala. on Tuesday. Media days: Spurrier has USC near top of SEC heapBy DAVID BRANDTAssociated PressHOOVER, Ala. — Steve Spurrier finally has South Carolina near the top of the Southeastern Conference heap. He also believes he has the talent to keep the Gamecocks there. One year after leading South Carolina to an 11-win season, Spurrier said Tuesday that “we’re get-ting a little bit of a name out there.” The 67-year-old Spurrier is entering his eighth season at South Carolina. After five medio-cre seasons, he is 20-7 the last two years. Spurrier said he expects junior quarterback Connor Shaw to be improved this fall after playing well late last season. He also expects star running back Marcus Lattimore to be completely healthy after a knee inju-ry wiped out the last half of his 2011 season. The Gamecocks also have a senior-laden defense. First-year Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says his “realistic expectations are to win” despite being placed in the toughest divi-sion in college football. The Aggies were the first team to take the podium at SEC Media Days, a three-day event that attracts more than 1,000 credentialed media members. The 47-year-old Sumlin was opti-mistic about Texas A&M’s future but also said “we understand the challenges that are ahead of us.” Texas A&M joins the SEC Western Division, which is home of the last three BCS national champions. The Aggies and Missouri joined the SEC in July. The Aggies return 14 starters from a team that fin-ished 7-6 last season. They must find a replacement for quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who left for the NFL.Slive talks Penn StateSoutheastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive said a recent report criticiz-ing Penn State’s handling of sexual abuse allegations serves as a stark reminder to schools and athletic pro-grams nationwide that they can’t let one individual “derail the soul of an institution.” Slive briefly but pointedly referenced last week’s report by a special inves-tigator in his opening address at SEC media days Tuesday. Texas A&M’s Sumlin ready to win in 1st season. ASSOCIATED PRESSTiger Woods in action during a practice round at Royal Lytham & St Annes golf club at the British Open Golf Championship Lytham St Annes, England Tuesday.Weather can be the biggest hazard at OpenBy DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressLYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — The most valu-able slip of paper found at any British Open is not a list of the odds. It’s the fore-cast. Neither of them can be trusted. Pot bunkers that are staggered down the fairway and surround the green were all the talk Tuesday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, and no doubt they will play a critical role in deciding who has his name engraved on the claret jug. Because of a wet spring — really wet — the native grass covering the dunes and hillocks is so thick and deep that any ball going that far off line could be lost forever. No matter which links course golf’s oldest cham-pionship is played on, Elements could play huge role in year’s third major. OPEN continued on 3B Full exposureBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comMore than 80 people have shown up this summer for the second year of the Lake City Exposure Foundation football camp. In its second year, Adee Farmer’s camp has seen growth, so much so that Farmer had to cut off the participants at 85 children. The key to the camp is to introduce players to the basic concepts of football while working them into condition to play during the fall. “We’re working on the basics of conditioning and speed,” Farmer said. “We want to plant the seed for them. By the time they get to high school, they should know the basic skills and that all starts here.” Children ages 5-13 were welcomed to the camp by Columbia High head coach Brian Allen and several Tigers’ football coaches have made it out to speak at the camp. Allen will speak to all of the participants at a seasonending cookout to be held on July 31. “It’ll be a meet and greet to honor those that were dedicated to the program,” Farmer said. Those who make it through will also receive a shirt to commemorate their achievements — a fine accomplishment after enduring the summer heat. “We were trying to get the kids out of the house,” Farmer said. “We wanted to get them away from the video games. We’re focused on the conditioning, but my top concern is their health. We want to ease them into shape that way by the time August gets here it’s easy and they haven’t been sitting in the house all summer.” Farmer feels that those that go through the camp will have a leg up on those sitting inside. “Some will probably quit,” he said. “Those who are in shape will be more likely to pay attention when football starts. Others might get to hot and quit.” The camp has one more practice on Thursday this week and will conclude after practices on July 24 and July 26. BRANDON FINLEY /Lake City ReporterAdee Farmer instructs participants through drills during the Lake City Exposure Foundation football camp on Tuesda y at Richardson Community Center.


The Sunday Scramble turned into a “Big Sunday Sweep” for the team of Jason Watts, Amanda Odom and Will Robinson. The team finished in a three-way tie for first place at 4-under-par, then man-aged to win the playoff to secure the win. Better than that, they had a chance to win the big pot on Creeks No. 8. Quint Proveaux did the honors and pulled lucky No. 8, giving the big money pot for the team to divide. In the Wednesday Scramble the team of Todd Carter, Danny Harrington and Jerry Connell bested the field, also with a 4-under-par score. The teams with chances at the pot were not as lucky as on Sunday and the pot dodged another week. The growing pot will be in play for today’s scramble. The Friday Dogfight was another win for Garrett Odom at +7, as he squeaked by second-place Joe Herring’s +6 and third-place Chet Carter’s +5. Closest to the pin winners were: Randy Heavrin, No. 3; Carter, No. 5; Herring, No. 11; Garrett Odom, No. 15; Kevin Odom, No. 17. The Wednesday Blitz ended in a tie with Gerald Smithy and Chet Carter sharing first-place honors at +4. Jerry Perkins and Todd Carter shared third-place honors at +3. Upcoming events:Q Saturday, Get Out of Town Tournament, 10 a.m.; Q Aug. 4-5, Lake City Open; Q Aug. 11, Lady Tiger Scramble; Q Aug. 25-26, Campus USA Quail Shoot. The team of Robert Tuberville, Brent Williams, Mile Housch and Tucker Lemley claimed first place in the Elks Lodge 893 Tournament with a net score of 56. Bill Brannon and George Brannon teamed with Dennis Lord and Mike Logan for a net 59 and sec-ond place. Third place belonged to the team of John Raulerson, Shelton Keen, Pete Skantos and Glenn Roberts with a net 60. Skill shot winners were Justin Parks for longest drive and Dal McDuffie for closest to the pin. Steve Thomas parlayed three consecutive birdies on the front nine to a +9 score and first place in the Sunday Blitz. Dave Mehl and Andy Peterson tied for second with +5. Mehl had two winners in the skins game. Greg Lyons, Buddy Slay, Steve Gordon and Thomas each had one. Closest to the pin winners were Thomas on No. 15, Scott Kishton on No.17, Mehl on No. 3 and Mickey Wilcox on No. 7. The LGA low net format failed to produce a clear winner. Ann Bormolini, Suzi Davis and Carol Felton fought to a first-place tie with net 75s. Joe Paul rolled in a late birdie to record a winning score of +7 in the A flight of the Wednesday Blitz. Jordan Hale and Chad Hunter shared second place at +4. Roger Mitzel also rode a lone birdie to the first-place score of +5 in B flight. Don Combs and John Raulerson split second place money with +3. Buddy Slay, Chris Lewis, Don Howard and Hunter had a skin apiece. Both pot holes carried over. Ken Radcliffe at +7 had smooth sailing to a first-place finish in the A flight of the Saturday Blitz. Greg Lyons and Scott Kishton tied for second, four points behind the winner. Mike McCranie was another point back in fourth. Hank Rone (+6) escaped a trio of serious challengers for victory in the B flight. Chris Lewis (+5), Jerry Davis (+4) and Rickey Lovvorn (2) were close behind the winner. The skins game produced only two winners, as Joe Paul and McCranie split a nice payoff. Match one of Good Old Boys play ended with a low-scoring, 4-3 victory for the team of Monty Montgomery, Terry Mick, Bill Rogers and Hugh Sherrill over the team of Ed Snow, Stan Woolbert, Dave Cannon and Howard Whitaker. A three-way contest in match two went to the team of Shelton Keen, Bob Wheary, Brian Shead, Rob Brown and Merle Hibbard by an 8-5 count over the team of Marc Risk, Jim Bell, Bobby Simmons, Jim Stevens and Tom Garmin. The team of Eli Witt, Dennis Hendershot, Doyle Worthington, Mike Spencer and Dan Stephens finished in third place with 4 points. Montgomery had the day’s best score with a round of 39-36-75. Risk was two back with a 38-39-77. Rogers had the only nine hole win with a 39 on the back side. Carl Ste-Marie’s next Junior Golf Camp is 8-11 a.m. on July 23-27. The final Johnny Young Tennis Camp is 8-11 a.m. July 30-Aug. 3. Cost for each camp is $75 for non-members of the club and $65 for members. Registration is at Brian’s Sports on U.S. Highway 90 west and information is available at the club. Upcoming events:Q Saturday, British Open Blitz; Q July 28, MGA 400. SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today CYCLING 6:30 a.m. NBCSN — Tour de France, stage 16, Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon, France MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers or Pittsburgh at Colorado 7 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Mets at Washington 8 p.m. WGN — Miami at Chicago Cubs SOCCER 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS/English Premier League, exhibition, Chelsea at Seattle 11 p.m. NBCSN — MLS, Dallas at San JoseBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 55 34 .618 — Baltimore 46 43 .517 9Boston 46 44 .511 9 12 Tampa Bay 46 44 .511 9 12 Toronto 45 45 .500 10 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 49 40 .551 —Detroit 47 43 .522 2 12 Cleveland 46 43 .517 3Kansas City 38 50 .432 10 12 Minnesota 37 52 .416 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 54 35 .607 — Los Angeles 49 41 .544 5 12 Oakland 46 43 .517 8 Seattle 38 53 .418 17 Monday’s Games Detroit 8, L.A. Angels 6N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 3Boston 5, Chicago White Sox 1Cleveland 3, Tampa Bay 2Minnesota 19, Baltimore 7Seattle 9, Kansas City 4 Tuesday’s Games L.A. Angels at Detroit (n)Toronto at N.Y. Yankees (n)Chicago White Sox at Boston (n)Cleveland at Tampa Bay (n)Baltimore at Minnesota (n)Seattle at Kansas City (n)Texas at Oakland (n) Today’s Games Toronto (R.Romero 8-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 8-7), 1:05 p.m. Texas (D.Holland 6-4) at Oakland (Blackley 2-2), 3:35 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 9-5) at Detroit (Fister 3-6), 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Undecided) at Boston (Doubront 9-4), 7:10 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 6-8) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 4-6), 7:10 p.m. Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 3-4) at Minnesota (Liriano 3-8), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (Millwood 3-7) at Kansas City (B.Chen 7-8), 8:10 p.m. Thursday’s Games Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 12:10 p.m.L.A. Angels at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.Baltimore at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.Seattle at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Boston, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 51 36 .586 —Atlanta 49 39 .557 2 12 New York 46 43 .517 6 Miami 43 46 .483 9 Philadelphia 40 51 .440 13 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 50 39 .562 — Pittsburgh 49 40 .551 1 St. Louis 47 43 .522 3 12 Milwaukee 42 47 .472 8Chicago 36 52 .409 13 12 Houston 34 56 .378 16 12 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 49 40 .551 — Los Angeles 48 43 .527 2 Arizona 43 46 .483 6 San Diego 36 55 .396 14 Colorado 35 54 .393 14 Monday’s Games Arizona 5, Cincinnati 3Miami 5, Washington 3St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 2Colorado 5, Pittsburgh 4Houston 2, San Diego 0Philadelphia 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Tuesday’s Games N.Y. Mets at Washington (n)Arizona at Cincinnati (n)San Francisco at Atlanta (n)Miami at Chicago Cubs (n)St. Louis at Milwaukee (n)Pittsburgh at Colorado (n)Houston at San Diego (n)Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers (n) Today’s Games St. Louis (Wainwright 7-9) at Milwaukee (Thornburg 0-0), 2:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 1-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 7-5), 3:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 9-3) at Colorado (Guthrie 3-9), 3:10 p.m. Houston (W.Rodriguez 7-7) at San Diego (Richard 6-10), 3:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (C.Young 2-3) at Washington (Zimmermann 6-6), 7:05 p.m. Arizona (I.Kennedy 6-8) at Cincinnati (Latos 7-2), 7:10 p.m. San Francisco (Vogelsong 7-4) at Atlanta (Minor 5-6), 7:10 p.m. Miami (Jo.Johnson 5-6) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 6-8), 8:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games San Francisco at Atlanta, 12:10 p.m.Arizona at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Washington, 12:35 p.m.Miami at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.Houston at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Baseball calendar Sunday — Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. FOOTBALLNFL calendar Monday — Training camps open.Aug. 4-5 — Hall of Fame inductions; Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio. Aug. 9-13 — Preseason openers.Sept. 5 — Regular-season opener.GOLFGolf week ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS BRITISH OPEN Site: Lytham, England.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club (7,086 yards, par 70). Purse: $7.82 million. Winner’s share: $1.41 million. Television: ESPN (Thursday-Friday, 5 a.m.-6 p.m., 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 7-10 p.m.; Sunday, 6 a.m.1:30 p.m.), ESPN2 (Saturday, 4-7 a.m., Sunday, 9 p.m.-midnight) and ABC (Saturday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m.). Online: http:// PGA Tour site: http:// European Tour site: http:// www. PGA TOUR TRUE SOUTH CLASSIC Site: Madison, Miss.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Annandale Golf Club (7,202 yards, par 72). Purse: $3 million. Winner’s share: $540,000. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, midnight-3 a.m., 3-6 p.m.; Monday, midnight-3 a.m.). LPGA TOUR Next event: Evian Masters, July 26-29, Evian Masters Golf Club, Evian-Les-Bains, France. Online: http:// CHAMPIONS TOUR Next event: Senior British Open, July 26-29, Turnberry, Ailsa Course, Turnberry, Scotland. WEB.COM TOUR Next event: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational, July 26-29, Ohio State University Golf Club, Scarlet Course, Columbus, Ohio. OTHER TOURNAMENTS MEN U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: U.S. Junior Amateur, through Saturday, The Golf Club of New England, Stratham, N.H. Online: http:// WOMEN U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: U.S. Girls’ Junior, through Saturday, Lake Merced Golf Club, Daly City, Calif. Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 1-3 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30-9:30 a.m., 6-8 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30-9:30 a.m.). Online: http:// www.usga.orgBASKETBALLWNBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Connecticut 15 4 .789 — Indiana 10 7 .588 4 Atlanta 9 10 .474 6 Chicago 8 9 .471 6New York 6 12 .333 8 12 Washington 4 14 .222 10 12 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Minnesota 15 4 .789 — San Antonio 13 5 .722 1 12 Los Angeles 15 6 .714 1 Seattle 9 10 .474 6 Phoenix 4 15 .211 11 Tulsa 3 15 .167 11 12 (Olympic break, plays continues Aug. 16)CYCLINGTour de France June 30 — Prologue: Liege, Belgium, 6.4 kilometers (4 miles) (Stage: Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland; Yellow Jersey: Cancellara) July 1 — First Stage: Liege to Seraing, Belgium, plain, 198 (123) (Peter Sagan, Slovakia; Cancellara) July 2 — Second Stage: Vise, Belgium to Tournai, Belgium, plain, 207.5 (128.9) (Mark Cavendish, Britain; Cancellara) July 3 — Third Stage: Orchies, France to Boulogne-sur-Mer, medium mountains, 197 (122.4) (Sagan; Cancellara) July 4 — Fourth Stage: Abbeville to Rouen, plain, 214.5 (133.3) (Andre Greipel, Germany; Cancellara) July 5 — Fifth Stage: Rouen to SaintQuentin, plain, 196.5 (122.1) (Greipel; Cancellara) July 6 — Sixth Stage: Epernay to Metz, plain, 205 (127.4) (Sagan; Cancellara) July 7 — Seventh Stage: Tomblaine to La Planche des Belles Filles, medium mountains, 199 (123.7) (Chris Froome, Britain; Bradley Wiggins, Britain) July 8 — Eighth Stage: Belfort to Porrentruy, medium mountains, 157.5 (97.9) (Thibaut Pinot, France; Wiggins) July 9 — Ninth Stage: Arc-et-Senans to Besancon, individual time trial, 41.5 (25.8) (Wiggins; Wiggins) July 10 — Rest Day: MaconJuly 11 — 10th Stage: Macon to Bellgarde-sur-Valserine, high mountains, 194.5 (120.9) (Thomas Voeckler, France; Wiggins) July 12 — 11th Stage: Albertville to La Toussuire-Les Sybelles, high mountains, 148 (92) (Pierre Rolland, France; Wiggins) July 13 — 12th Stage: Saint-Jean-deMaurienne to Annonay Davezieux, medi-um mountains, 226 (140.4) (David Millar, Britain; Wiggins) July 14 — 13th Stage: Saint-Paul-TroisChateaux to Le Cap d’Agde, plain, 217 (134.8) (Greipel; Wiggins) July 15 — 14th Stage: Limoux to Foix, high mountains, 191 (118.7) (Luis Leon Sanchez, Spain; Wiggins) July 16 — 15th Stage: Samatan to Pau, plain, 158.5 (98.5) (Pierrick Fedrigo, France; Wiggins) July 17 — Rest Day: PauJuly 18 — 16th Stage: Pau to Bagneresde-Luchon, high mountains, 197 (122.4) July 19 — 17th Stage: Bagneres-deLuchon to Peyragudes, high mountains, 143.5 (89.2) July 20 — 18th Stage: Blagnac to Brivela-Gaillarde, plain, 222.5 (138.3) July 21 — 19th Stage: Bonneval to Chartres, individual time trial, 53.5 (33.1) July 22 — 20th Stage: Rambouillet to Champs-Elysees, Paris, 120 (74.6) Total — 3494.4 kilometers (2171.4 miles) ——— Overall Standings (After 15 stages) 1. Bradley Wiggins, Britain, Sky Procycling, 68 hours, 33 minutes, 21 seconds. 2. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky Procycling, 2:05. 3. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, LiquigasCannondale, 2:23. 4. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC Racing, 3:19. 5. Jurgen Van den Broeck, Belgium, Lotto Belisol, 4:48. 6. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, RadioShackNissan, 6:15. 7. Tejay Van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 6:57. 8. Janez Brajkovic, Slovenia, Astana, 7:30. 9. Pierre Rolland, France, Team Europcar, 8:31. 10. Thibaut Pinot, France, FDJ-Big Mat, 8:51. 11. Andreas Kloeden, Germany, RadioShack-Nissan, 9:29. 12. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, RadioShack-Nissan, 9:45. 13. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 10:49. 14. Jerome Coppel, France, SaurSojasun, 11:27. 15. Christopher Horner, United States, RadioShack-Nissan, 12:41. 16. Denis Menchov, Russia, Katusha, 17:21. 17. Maxime Monfort, Belgium, RadioShack-Nissan, 17:41. 18. Egoi Martinez, Spain, EuskaltelEuskadi, 18:04. 19. Rui Costa, Portugal, Movistar, 19:02. 20. Chris Anker Sorensen, Denmark, Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank, 20:12. Also 31. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, 47:17. 42. George Hincapie, United States, BMC Racing, 1:04:55. 45. Christian Vande Velde, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, 1:09:16. 103. David Zabriskie, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, 1:53:43. 156. Tyler Farrar, United States, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, 2:47:29.BOWLINGLeague reports Results from Lake City Bowl league play: MONDAY NIGHT TRIO Team standings: 1. BENCOR (92-48); 2. Team 11 (84.5-55.5); 3. Men at Work (82-58). High scratch game: 1. (tie) Richard Hillyard, Bill Duncan, Robert Stone 244; 4. Bryan King 234; 5. Bobby Smith 229. High scratch series: 1. (tie) Wally Howard, John Hilbert 628; 3. Robert Stone 627; 4. Richard Hillyard 618. High handicap game: 1. Bryan King 278; 2. Richard Hillyard 268; 3. Bill Duncan 260. High handicap series: 1. Bryan King 720; 2. Patrick Markham 704; 3. Richard Hillyard 690. High average: 1. John Hilbert 214.28; 2. Robert Stone 212.86; 3. Bill Dolly 209.44.(results from July 2) 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421%632576$*$7( QUAIL HEIGHTS COUNTRY CLUB Chet Carter COUNTRY CLUB at LAKE CITY Ed Goff GOLF REPORTS Tuberville team wins Elks‘Big Sunday’ for Watts team


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This is the only major remaining with a full field that does not send half the players off on the first tee and the other half on the 10th tee. Barry Lane will get the Open started on Thursday at 6:19 a.m. Ashley Hall will be the last to tee off at 4:11 p.m. Now, consider the weather on Britain’s seaside links can change in a New York minute. “Being on the right side of the draw always plays a part in the Open Championship,” Darren Clarke said. “You get good sides, bad sides. That’s part of the Open Championship. The scor-ing can differ massively because of these weather conditions. But that’s part and parcel of the Open Championship. Thankfully, I got a good one last year.” Clarke wound up winning at Royal St. George’s, and Saturday was the key. He was dressed in full rain gear, all black, when he walked onto the first tee with a share of the 36-hole lead. When he walked up to the 18th green, he was wearing short sleeves and blinked in the bright sunshine of late afternoon. The morning group faced raging wind and rain. They had no chance to make up ground. It was quite the opposite on a Saturday at Muirfield in 2002. Steve Elkington made the cut on the number and wound up in a four-way playoff, helped in part by playing Saturday morn-ing in pleasant conditions. Justin Leonard went from a tie for 50th to a tie for third by playing before the 30 mph gusts and bonechilling rain arrived. Tiger Woods? He wasn’t so fortu-nate. Going for the third leg of the Grand Slam that year, he had a career-high 81. “I was on the first tee when that stormed rolled in, Tiger Woods a group or two behind me,” Clarke said. “That was a tough one.” The forecast for the week? Seems like it chang-es every day. Woods put great detail into his practice round Sunday, his first time at Lytham in 11 years, fearful that the rest of the practice rounds would be washed out and that would be his best chances. He wound up playing the next two morn-ings, and the umbrella never came out of the bag. Lee Westwood felt like a genius Monday afternoon when he and Luke Donald decided to go out for a prac-tice round in the rain. Well before they finished, the sun was out, the breeze was gentle, and it was ideal. “It was one of the best Open Championship prac-tices I ever had,” Westwood said. The latest forecast — hold your umbrellas — is for rain on Wednesday, ending sometime Thursday morn-ing, followed by something called a “dry spell” that could last into the week-end, accompanied by gusts anywhere from 15 mph to 25 mph, more or less. Rory McIlroy was the heir apparent in golf last year at Royal St. George’s, lost his way in the wind and rain and then stunned British writers, who found out that the kid from Northern Ireland prefers sunny and calm weather. He did join the PGA Tour this year and lives part of the year in Florida. He also learned from his mistakes, which in this case was his attitude. “Those comments were just pure frustration, hav-ing really high expectations going into it, coming off a major win, really wanting to play well, get into conten-tion and not doing that,” McIlroy said. “And blam-ing the weather, blaming the draw, blaming my luck, basically.” No other major championship requires more luck than the British Open, though that’s been the case since it was first played at Prestwick in 1860, the year Abraham Lincoln was campaigning for U.S. presi-dent. It’s links golf. There are funny bounces on the ground. Some golf balls bounce to the right and go into a pot bunker, some bounce to the left and wind up close to the pin. It can be just as mysterious in the air. Geoff Ogilvy recalls seeing McIlroy coming up the 18th at St. Andrews two years ago with a chance to break the major champion-ship record of 63. He had to settle for par in such easy scoring conditions that it still only gave him a two-shot lead. That was among early starters, of course. “By the time I got to the third hole, it was blowing 30,” Ogilvy said. Payback came the next day, when the wind blew so hard in the afternoon that play was stopped because golf balls were moving on the putting greens. McIlroy shot 80. Louis Oosthuizen was early enough Thursday afternoon to miss some of the nasty stuff, and super early Friday morning to again dodge the worst of it. He won by seven shots. ASSOCIATED PRESSSpectators sit under umbrellas in the rain at Royal Lytha m & St Annes golf club ahead of the British Open Golf Championship, Lytham St Annes, England on Tuesday. ASSOCIATED PRESSRickie Fowler (right) and Phil Mickelson talk during a practice round at Royal Lytham & St Annes golf club ahead of the British Open Golf Champio nship, Lytham St Annes, England on Tuesday. Aging well, Phil still learning new tricksBy JIM LITKEAssociated PressLYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — He is one of those guys people have in mind when they say “so-and-so leads a charmed existence.” Phil Mickelson might have argued that point not too long ago, at least where the British Open was involved. But no more. As if Mickelson needed reminding, he crested a hill in the 17th fairway Tuesday at Royal Lytham to find his tee shot wasn’t nearly as disastrous as he had imagined. Sure, it was only a practice round, but consider-ing how much money was being wagered by the lefty and playing partners Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, and Nick Watney, a break that good was likely to pay dividends. That was con-firmed once Mickelson’s caddie, trailing by several strides, located the boss’ ball. “That’s what I’m talkin’ about!” Jim “Bones” Mackay howled. It had come to rest inches from the right edge of the last of seven deep bun-kers lining the left side of the fairway. If Mickelson had been a right-hander, he would have had to step into the sand, dig in his cleats and hit the approach from a lie with the ball some two feet above his own. Instead, he quickly set up on the starboard side of the ball and sent an 8-iron zooming to within a dozen feet of the flag. The value of that routine par at 17 became clear some 20 min-utes later, when Mickelson and Fowler strolled off the 18th green with fatter wallets, wider grins and — wouldn’t you know it? — moments ahead of yet another downpour. There was a time when Mickelson found very little to like about playing on this side of the pond. Having grown up in San Diego, he wasn’t crazy about the weather. As a player whose strengths are flighting the ball with different trajec-tories and delicate spins, he seemed unsettled by the unyielding turf and the need to play the ball along the ground. That much was apparent from his track record at the Open, easily his worst among the game’s four majors. “Aside from the success you had last year, how would you describe how your attitude toward this championship has changed?” Mickelson was asked. He considered the question a moment. “It’s evolved favorably, I think. It took me a while to be able to understand what it meant to get the ball on the ground. ... It didn’t really click until six, eight years ago. “Now,” he added, “when it gets really bad weather, my misses in crosswinds are not as bad as they used to be, because it’s on the ground and out of the wind a lot quicker. And that’s made me really enjoy and appreciate playing links golf and playing in the ele-ments.” Last week, Mickelson even cut short a fam-ily vacation to play in the Scottish Open, where he finished tied for 16th. “He’s finally getting the whole bad-weather thing,” said Butch Harmon, Mickelson’s swing coach. “He likes to bomb the ball, take risks and, until the last couple years, he was stubborn about changing. “But the second last year at (Royal) St. George’s rein-forced some of the work we’d been doing and now, the worse the conditions, the more conservative his game gets. If Phil is going to win one of these,” Harmon added, “it will be because he’s playing them a lot differently from the way he used to.” Mickelson’s play on links courses is hardly the only thing that’s changed during his career. He won a PGA Tour event as a 21-year-old amateur, but another 13 years passed before Mickelson won his first major. There’s no way to know how many more he might have won had Tiger Woods not come along to dominate what should have been Mickelson’s prime. And yet, you could argue he’s aged more gracefully than his grand-est rival and last year, according to Forbes maga-zine, even put more money in the bank.


DEAR ABBY: How do you tell a young girl about sex, and what’s the best way to go about telling her? My niece is 12 and hasn’t had her first period yet. But she has a serious crush on an older boy, and kids grow up real fast in our neighborhood. You’d be shocked if you knew how young they are when they start fooling around. This is a difficult subject to discuss, but I know that our talk will have to hap-pen pretty soon. She is closer to me than to her mom. When I was growing up, the word “sex” wasn’t mentioned, and one of my cousins got pregnant in her sophomore year of high school. I don’t want that same mistake made again. Please help. I heard you have a book about this. How can I get one? -ALMOST READY IN LOUISIANA DEAR ALMOST READY: Kids grow up fast all over these days -not just in your neighborhood. “The talk” with your niece should have started long ago as part of an ongoing discussion because young people are maturing earlier than they did years ago, for a variety of reasons. Because it hasn’t already started happening, your niece should be told that there will be changes in her body and that they are normal. She should also be assured they are nothing to fear. You heard correctly that I publish a booklet about what teens should know about sex (and drugs) that covers a variety of important topics. Adults and parents some-times find the subject diffi-cult to discuss. My booklet was written to help “break the ice” and begin the discussion more easily. It can be ordered by sending your name and address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to Dear Abby Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL, 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. It could be very helpful to you if you review it before starting the discussion with your niece so you can prepare beforehand to answer her questions or guide the con-versations. Important topics that are included are “How old must a girl be before she can get pregnant?” “How old must a boy be before he can father a child?” “What time of the month is a girl 100 percent safe?” and “Can a girl get pregnant the first time she has sex?” In addition, there is a section on various sexu-ally transmitted diseases and what to do if you think you may have one. It is extremely important that they be treated right away, because not doing so can have lifelong consequences. Knowledge is power, and the more information your niece has, the better she can be prepared for making the decisions that lie ahead of her. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I have a lighted doorbell at my front door. But nine out of 10 people who come here still knock rather than use the bell. Sometimes I don’t hear them, so then they’ll start pounding with a lot of force until they can get my attention. They never resort to using the door-bell. Why are people so stubborn? -AT HOME IN MELBOURNE, FLA. DEAR AT HOME: I’m not sure it’s stubbornness. They simply might not think to use it. However, I may have a solution for you. Post a sign over your doorbell that reads: PLEASE RING BELL! DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Keep things simple and be gracious at all times, and you will avoid complaints and make a positive display for those viewing you critically. Accepting that change is required will show versatil-ity and demonstrate that you are a team player. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): It’s the detail and precision you incorporate into everything you do that will make the biggest impact and bring about an opportunity to get involved in something that interests you. Take a leadership position and forge ahead. ++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Connect with people and groups that share your goals. Getting a variety of input will help you work productively toward the completion of a project you are passionate about. Enhance your love life by pursuing what you want. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): There is plenty to consider, and questions must be asked. Nothing is as bad as you think, and once you gather all of the facts, you’ll know exactly how to proceed. Insecurity or emotional instability will hold you back. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Consider a different approach when dealing with people profes-sionally and personally. Withholding information will leave you in a precari-ous position. Volunteering your services will open up options that can help you counteract a difficult situa-tion. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep an open mind, but don’t give in to some-thing that isn’t to your advantage. Move forward alone if it seems to be a better or more lucrative choice. Don’t let an emo-tional relationship cause you to make a poor deci-sion. ++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Follow your heart and share your thoughts, con-cerns and intentions, and you will find out quickly who is in your corner and who isn’t. A love relation-ship will flourish if you plan a romantic evening. Self-improvement projects will pay high returns. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t put up with demanding individuals. Ask for what you want and deserve. Collect old debts or cut ties with those taking advantage of your skills or services. Focus on home, family and reduc-ing stress and overhead. +++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Give-and-take will lead to good results. Make alterations to the way you live or do things and you will please someone you are trying to impress. Your appeal and a take-charge attitude will help you achieve the results you want. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Hide your frus-tration from anyone who may use it against you. Responsibilities are best dealt with quickly so you can move on to the topics, projects or people you’d rather pursue. Don’t let an emotional matter fester or hold you back. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): A financial situa-tion will influence your life. Offer a service that has the potential to help pay the bills. Love will improve your life and help you feel more at ease regard-ing your future. A career change looks positive. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You need time to think, reorganize and gain confidence. Time spent with someone who inspires you will move you in the right direction. Don’t let someone’s jealousy or disinterest slow your pro-ductivity. Put off dealing with an authority figure. +++++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Talking to kids about sex is an ongoing conversation Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. 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I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the COLUMBIACounty Court-house, on the third floor of the Co-lumbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida at 11:0 a.m., on the 25th of July, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit:LOT7, BLOCK B, WOODGATE VILLAGE UNIT1, AS PER PLATTHEREOF, RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 16, OF THE PUB-LIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORID.a/k/a: 142 SWHEMLOCK GLEN, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA32024ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.ENTERED at COLUMBIACounty, Florida, this 17th day of May, 2012.P.Dewitt CasonAs Clerk, Circuit CourtCOLUMBIA, FloridaB. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkSPEAR & HOFFMAN P.A.Dadeland Executive Center 9700 South Dixie Highway, Suite 610Miami, Florida 33156Telephone: (305) 670-2299CNS-C-097/mac05532765July 11, 18, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 122009CA000411CAXXXXSAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC.,Plaintiff,vs.HOPE MARIE PETERSON KEVIN PETERSONHOPE PETERSON, et al.,DefendantsRE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed April 30, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 122009CA000411CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Lake City, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Columbia County Court-house, 173 Northeast Hernando Ave. 3rd Floor, Lake City, FL32055 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 1st day of August, 2012 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:Lot 7, DAVIS SUBDIVISION, as per plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 11-A, of the Public Re-cords of Columbia County, Florida.Subject to a Right-of-Way Easement recorded in Official Records Book 901, Page 2160.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 6 day of July, 2012.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTAs Clerk of the courtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk02500287July 18, 25, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No. 11-458-CADivision: Circuit CivilJAMES J. LESTOCK, Trustee of the JAMES J. LESTOCK REVOCA-BLE TRUST,Plaintiff,vs.LYNDON J. RAINBOLTAND MARYL. RAINBOLT,Defendants.CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE UN-DER F.S. CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accord-ance wit the Summary Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure dated 7/6/2012, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the front door of the CO-LUMBIACounty Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on 8/8/2012, the following described property:Lot 14, ROSE CREEK PLANTA-TION PHASE II, a subdivision ac-cording to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Pages 28 and 29 of the public records of Columbia County, Florida.SUBJECTTO: Restrictions, ease-ments and outstanding mineral rights of record, if any, and taxes for the current year.Parcel I.D. No.: 01-5S-16-03406-114Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated: 7/6/2012P. DEWITTCASONClerk of CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05533706July 18, 25, 2012 NOTICE OFPUBLIC SALEPro Line Race Preparation gives No-tice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell the following motorcycle on the date below at 12:00 PM at 365 SWChris Terrace, Lake City, FL32024, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida statues. Pro Line Race Preparation reserves the right to ac-cept or reject any and/or all bids.August 7th, 20122011 Kawasaki ZX10RVIN # JKAZXCJ1XBA00049305533767JULY18, 2012 NOTICE OFPUBLIC SALE: AU-TOEMPORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 7/30/12, 10:00 am at 2832 SWMAIN BLVD, LAKE CITY, FL32025, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. AUTO EM-PORIUM OF LAKE CITYINC. re-serves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.1GKDM19W4WB5245011998 GENERALMOTORS CORP.05533783July 18, 2012 REQUESTFORCOMMENTSThe Osceola National Forest (OSC) has conducted an Environmental As-sessment (EA) to address salvage and restoration activities for 23 tim-ber stands in Forest Compartment 121. The project area is in the north-west area of the OSC east of U.S. 441 and northeast of Benton Tower Road in Columbia County, Florida. On June 6, 2011, a lightning-caused wildfire burned through several large slash pine plantations. The OSC now proposes to restore these stands and adjacent unburned stands to native longleaf pine totaling approximately 1,877 acres. All areas proposed for treatment are slash pine plantations. Previously held in private ownership, several stands are 150 to 200 acres in size. In order to accelerate restora-tion of longleaf pine, the OSC is seeking regional forester approval to exceed the 80-acre maximum single harvest opening restriction as descri-bed in the National Forest System Land Management 2012 Planning Rule (Federal Register, Vol. 77, No. 68). Also, as a recent land acquisi-tion, the project area has not been as-signed a Management Area category per the National Forests in Florida 1999 Land Resource Management Plan. The OSC proposes that the project area be included in Manage-ment Area category 7.3 to allow for timber management and longleaf pine restoration. Before a decision is made approving the opening size re-striction or the designation of a man-agement area, a 60-day public notice is required. OSC District Ranger Ivan Green invites you to offer com-ments about the above project. While this public notice is not a legal com-ment period per 36 CFR 215, all comments will be considered. We anticipate publishing a notice for the 36 CFR 215 30-day legal comment period for this project in this newspa-per at the end of August 2012. The South Sandlin Bay Timber Salvage and Restoration predecisional EAis available for review on the website for the National Forests in Florida at http://www If you would like a hard copy please contact our office at 386-752-2577 or email our NEPACoordinator Cindy Thompson at Comments can be sent by regular mail to Ivan Green, District Ranger, Osceola National Forest, 24874 U.S. Highway 90, LegalSanderson, FL32087. Oral or hand-delivered comments must be re-ceived at the Osceola Ranger District Office, 11 miles east of Lake City, Florida on U.S. Highway 90 within our normal business hours of 7:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m, Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. Additional information may be ob-tained at this address, or you may call the number given above. Com-ments may be mailed electronically to our office, in a common digital format, at We appreciate your interest in the Osceola National Forest.05533759July 18, 2012 ROUNTREE-MOORE FORD,LLLPdba Rountree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia located at 2588 West US Hwy 90, Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, FL32055, phone 386-755-0630 claims a lien pursuant to Section 713.585 Florida Statutes, on 1998 Ford Escort VIN: 1FAFP13P6WW239925, located at 2588 West US Highway 90, Lake City, Columbia County, FL32055, for labor and services performed, and storage charges accrued in the amount of $516.30.The lien claimed by the above named lienor is subject to enforcement pur-suant to Section 713.585, Florida Statutes, and unless said motor vehi-cle is redeemed from the said lienor by payment as allowed by law, the above described motor vehicle may be sold to satisfy the lien. If the mo-tor vehicle is not redeemed and re-mains unclaimed or charges for re-pair and storage remain unpaid, the vehicle may be sold after 60 days free of all prior liens whatsoever, un-less otherwise provided by Court Or-der. The above designated lienor proposes to sell the motor vehicle as follows.Public Auction to be held at Roun-tree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia, 2588 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL32055, commencing at 10:00 AM on the 10th day of August, 2012. The owner may redeem the vehicle at the date of sale for the cash sum of $$516.30.Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle or any person claiming inter-est in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing a de-mand for a hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the County in which the motor vehicle is held by the lienor and by mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other owners and lienors as reflected in the Notice of Claim of Lien and Pro-posed Sale of Motor Vehicle mailed certified to the owner by the lienor.Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle has a right to recover posses-sion of the motor vehicle without in-stituting judicial proceedings by posting a bond in accordance with the provisions of Florida Statute 559.917.Notice that any proceeds from the sale of the Motor Vehicle remaining after payment of the amount claimed to be due and owing to the lienor will be deposited with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Disposition upon Court Order pursuant to Subsection (6) of Florida Statute 713.585.05533779July 18, 2012 ROUNTREE-MOORE FORD,LLLPdba Rountree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia located at 2588 West US Hwy 90, Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, FL32055, phone 386-755-0630 claims a lien pursuant to Section 713.585 Florida Statutes, on 2008 Dodge VIN: 1B3LC56RX8N588755, located at 1232 West US Highway 90, Lake City, Columbia County, FL32055, for labor and services performed, and storage charges accrued in the amount of $2,298.20.The lien claimed by the above named lienor is subject to enforcement pur-suant to Section 713.585, Florida Statutes, and unless said motor vehi-cle is redeemed from the said lienor by payment as allowed by law, the above described motor vehicle may be sold to satisfy the lien. If the mo-tor vehicle is not redeemed and re-mains unclaimed or charges for re-pair and storage remain unpaid, the vehicle may be sold after 60 days free of all prior liens whatsoever, un-less otherwise provided by Court Or-der. The above designated lienor proposes to sell the motor vehicle as follows.Public Auction to be held at Roun-tree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia, 2588 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL32055, commencing at 10:00 AM on the 10th day of August, 2012. The owner may redeem the vehicle at the date of sale for the cash sum of $2,298.20.Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle or any person claiming inter-est in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing a de-mand for a hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the County in which the motor vehicle is held by the lienor and by mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other owners and lienors as reflected in the Notice of Claim of Lien and Pro-posed Sale of Motor Vehicle mailed certified to the owner by the lienor.Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle has a right to recover posses-sion of the motor vehicle without in-stituting judicial proceedings by posting a bond in accordance with Legalthe provisions of Florida Statute 559.917.Notice that any proceeds from the sale of the Motor Vehicle remaining after payment of the amount claimed to be due and owing to the lienor will be deposited with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Disposition upon Court Order pursuant to Subsection (6) of Florida Statute 713.585.05533776July 18, 2012 ROUNTREE-MOORE FORD,LLLPdba Rountree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia located at 2588 West US Hwy 90, Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, FL32055, phone 386-755-0630 claims a lien pursuant to Section 713.585 Florida Statutes, on 1991 Toyota Camry VIN: 4T1SV24E6MU449673, located at 2588 West US Hwy 90, Lake City, Columbia County, FL32055, for la-bor and services performed, and storage charges accrued in the amount of $450.00.The lien claimed by the above named lienor is subject to enforcement pur-suant to Section 713.585, Florida Statutes, and unless said motor vehi-cle is redeemed from the said lienor by payment as allowed by law, the above described motor vehicle may be sold to satisfy the lien. If the mo-tor vehicle is not redeemed and re-mains unclaimed or charges for re-pair and storage remain unpaid, the vehicle may be sold after 60 days free of all prior liens whatsoever, un-less otherwise provided by Court Or-der. The above designated lienor proposes to sell the motor vehicle as follows.Public Auction to be held at Roun-tree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia, 2588 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL32055, commencing at 10:00 AM on the10th day of August, 2012. The owner may redeem the vehicle at the date of sale for the cash sum of $450.00.Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle or any person claiming inter-est in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing a de-mand for a hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the County in which the motor vehicle is held by the lienor and by mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other owners and lienors as reflected in the Notice of Claim of Lien and Pro-posed Sale of Motor Vehicle mailed certified to the owner by the lienor.Notice that the owner of the motor Legalvehicle has a right to recover posses-sion of the motor vehicle without in-stituting judicial proceedings by posting a bond in accordance with the provisions of Florida Statute 559.917.Notice that any proceeds from the sale of the Motor Vehicle remaining after payment of the amount claimed to be due and owing to the lienor will be deposited with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Disposition upon Court Order pursuant to Subsection (6) of Florida Statute 713.585.05533777July 18, 2012 ROUNTREE-MOORE FORD,LLLPdba Rountree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia located at 2588 West US Hwy 90, Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, FL32055, phone 386-755-0630 claims a lien pursuant to Section 713.585 Florida Statutes, on 2003 Mercury Marauder VIN: 2MEHM75V53X610274, located at 2588 West US Highway 90, Lake City, Columbia County, FL32055, for labor and services performed, and storage charges accrued in the amount of $650.00.The lien claimed by the above named lienor is subject to enforcement pur-suant to Section 713.585, Florida Statutes, and unless said motor vehi-cle is redeemed from the said lienor by payment as allowed by law, the above described motor vehicle may be sold to satisfy the lien. If the mo-tor vehicle is not redeemed and re-mains unclaimed or charges for re-pair and storage remain unpaid, the vehicle may be sold after 60 days free of all prior liens whatsoever, un-less otherwise provided by Court Or-der. The above designated lienor proposes to sell the motor vehicle as follows.Public Auction to be held at Roun-tree-Moore Ford Lincoln Kia, 2588 West US Highway 90, Lake City, FL32055, commencing at 10:00 AM on the 10th day of August, 2012. The owner may redeem the vehicle at the date of sale for the cash sum of $650.00.Notice that the owner of the motor vehicle or any person claiming inter-est in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing a de-mand for a hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the County in which the motor vehicle is held by the lienor and by mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call


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Contact 386-697-6464 SETOF KEYS found on US 90 East. near Sav-A-Lot, has ProxCard II & key to Chevy Vehicle. Call to identify 386-754-0436. 100Job Opportunities05530981Maintenance Manager needed for a chain of convenience stores. Comm’l Refrigeration Exp, & Universal EPACard req’d. Responsibilities include but not limited to Refigeration, Heat/Air, Plumbing, & Ele. Salary Neg. approx. $16-$18 hr depending on knowlege & exp. Applications avail at the Jiffy Store Office. 1102 Howard Street, East, Live Oak, FLor jif Please return application to the address listed above. 05532093The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carrier Apply in person during normal business hours or email Mandy Brown Circulation Director at: mbr own@lakecityr epor ter .com NO PHONE CALLS 05533594Johnson & Johnson Inc. Is looking for a dedicated, polite, hard-working individual to fill a Fuel Tanker driver position. Lead Driver position, Days (Tuesday thru Saturday). Truck is based in Lake City. Health Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation,Uniforms. Must have two years driving experience, clean MVR. Call 850-973-2277 ask for Heather. Applications available by email at 05533630 FT& PTPC Tech needed for busy local shop. Exp required. Send email to: 05533782Large Construction Company has an immediate opening for a Fuel Service Technician Qualified candidate(s) must possess a valid commercial driver's license with a hazmat and tanker endorsement. Apply in person at Anderson Columbia, Co., Inc., 871 NW Guerdon Street, Lake City, Florida32056 Equal Opportunity Employer FULL-TIME TELLER Full-Time Position in Lake City branch. Strong customer service skills, highvolume cash handling or teller experience and professional appearance REQUIRED. Great pay and benefits! Application REQUIRED & available at Fax application to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE. MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES Seeking Qualified & Experienced Management to join our Team. Strong Leadership Skills & Personnel Mgn’t needed. Pay Ranges from $8-$16/HR And Benefits are Available. Apply online @MCSTATE.COM/ALACHUA or call 386-755-2475 RESTAURANTMANAGER Needed for busy full service restaurant Experience a must. Hours flexible. Send reply to Box 05092, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 100Job OpportunitiesGreat Employment Opportunity at Suwannee Health Center and Rehab•Temporary Full Time Maintenance $9.38 per hour/Experience Necessary in Carpentry, Renovation, Flooring Drywall & Painting.•Temporary Full Time Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant. Experienced Preferred.•Activities Assistant Full Time for Self Motivated Person with a Great positive Attitude and a Love for the Elderly.•Dietary Aide PT. Flexible hours. Experienced Preferred.•CNA’s Full Time Experience Preferred. Housekeeping / Laundry Aide Part Time Experience Preferred. Apply in Person @ Suwannee Health Care Center & Rehab. 1620 East Helvenston Street. Live Oak, Fla. 32064 EOE/V/D/M/F License CDLDriver w/2 yrs Logging Exp. Must have Clean CDL. Also, FT, semi/heavy equip. mechanic wanted Deep South Forestry 386-497-4248 LICENSED DENTAL Hygienist needed For Live Oak office Contact 386-362-1646. LUBE TECH NEEDED Some Experience/have own tools Rountree Moore Chev. Jimbo Pegnetter 4316 WUS HWY90 Lake City, FL32055 FISCAL ADMINISTRA T OR Individual to manage fiscal operations in a fast paced organization with 150 employees. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; minimum 3 years recent fiscal administration experience (in nonprofit preferred); minimum 3 years supervisory experience; excellent written/oral communication skills; proficient in Microsoft computer applications Outlook, Word and Excel; database management; organizational, detail and time management skills; All applicants must pass physical & DCF background screenings. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more. Deadline to apply: July 25, 2012, 4:00 p.m. Apply at 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City, FL or Send resume to: employment@sv4cs.or g Sales Position Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Toyota Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 Seeking cashier for Internet Cafe. F/Tflexible hours. Background check and References Needed. Must have your own transportation Send reply to Box 05091, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 SEWING MACHINE Operator with Experience. Hourly wage. Also person for cloth cutting.Contact 386-755-6481 120Medical EmploymentPRN/PT Licensed Physical Therapist. Excellent Pay. Call 386-755-8680 or fax resume to 386-755-6639 240Schools & Education05533645Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class-07/16/12 & 7/23/12• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-09/10/12• LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies Free to good home Beautiful Female Basset Hound, Spayed. Sweet & Loving. Good w/ kids no cats. Call for Appt. 386-752-6993 MINI-SCHNAUZER 3 and a half month old puppy for sale with all beddings, toys, food, etc. Call 386-438-8423 for more information. Days after 10am PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 420Wanted to Buy Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $275 & up CASH! Free Pick Up! NO title needed !386-878-9260 After 5pm 386752-3648. 430Garage Sales 7/20 &7/21 8 am-12 pm. Clothes, toys, baby items, HH Goods, misc. Abit of everything! 230 SE Carob Glen. Call 755-9585 for info. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 620Mobile Home Lots forSaleTALLTREES &beautiful pasture. Well kept DWw/ split floor plan, walkin closets, workshop. MLS 80899 Robin Williams Hallmark Real Estate (386)365-5146 630Mobile Homes forRent2&3 BR MH. $395 $650. mo. plus deposit. Water & sewer furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 640Mobile Homes forSaleBIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 2013 4/2 Jacobsen $47,995. Only 8 More at this Low Price! Can’t go a dime cheaper! Del-setac-shirting and steps. North Pointe, Gainesville 352-872-5566. Hours Sat till 7 PM Sunday 10-3 DEALFELLTHROUGH! $55,900 Buys New 2012 Town Home 32x80 4/2 Entertainer home. YES $55,900 Delivered and Set on your property. Below Factory Cost. North Pointe, Gainesville. 352-872-5566. Handyman Special 2br/2ba Moble Home starting at $350 to own. Family Community. 305-984-5511 or 386-344-0830 HOME ON HIGH LAND Picturesque roll down to tree shaded creek. 3/2 DWon 1.25 acres with detached carport $78,000 Call Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 Palm Harbor Village New 2012 Models Doubles & Singles $15K off All Homes 800-622-2832 ext 210 THIS MONTHT’SSPECIAL! New 2013 Jacobsen 28x52 3/2 only $44,995 del-set-ac-skirting and steps. Not a dime lower. Best Price Pricing! Only 10 at this LOWPrice! North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call Today 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent1BD/1BA$500 month $200 Security Deposit, Utilities included, in town, Call Chris 386-365-2515 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 2/1 w/garage & washer/dryer hookups. East side of town, Call for details 386-755-6867 2BR/1BAAPT. w/garage. West side of town. $650. mo. 386-961-9000 Duplex w/garage spacious, 2/1, 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $650 month 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 Great area Wof I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups, patio, $600-750 + Sec. 386-965-3775 or 965-5560 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 720Furnished Apts. ForRentRooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. Call 386-752-6062 3BD/2BA Great neighborhood, HVAC, and garage, $1100 mth, sec & app. req. Contact 704-239-4883 Large 2bd/2ba Renovated, Fireplace central heat and air, separate work shop/ office building, By VA $795 mth. Contact 813-784-6017 750Business & Office Rentals05532259OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq'8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 Office Space for rent. High traffic area with all utilities furnished including high speed internet. Various size offices available. Call Dale DeRosia @623-3004. 790Vacation Rentals Scalloping Horseshoe Beach Spcl Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 #419-181 “Florida’s Last Frontier” 805Lots forSale 1/4 acre, new well, septic and power, paved rd, owner fin, no down pym’t, $24,900, ($256 month) 352-215-1018 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale COWBOYESTATEon 25 acres, large workshop, horse stalls, in ground pool, cross fenced. MLS 80178 call Janet Creel -Hallmark Real Estate (386)623-1973. HIGH SPRINGSCOUNTRY Natural setting close to Santa Fe River. Compact. MLS 80894. Call Teresa Spradley Hallmark Real Estate (386)365-8343 HUNTER'S PARADISE Deer & turkey roam this tract. 3/2 brick home, fenced pasture. MLS 80851. Call Ginger Parker Hallmark Real Estate 386-365-2135 RENTALINVESTMENTNear schools, doctors, town activity. Tiled kitchen, nice deck on back. $55,900 Call Ginger Parker 386-365-2135 MLS 80750 820Farms & Acreage200 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. Will Finance 386-364-6633 4 acres, Wellborn, New Well installed, Beautifully wooded w/cleared Home Site, owner fin, no down, $39,900, $410 mon Call 352-215-1018 820Farms & AcreageOwner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www SUWANNEE RIVER Water Front 1.25 acres. BUILDABLE. Huge trees, great fishing. Has water, sewer and electric. RVready. For Directions and price please Call 912-843-2603. 850Waterfront PropertyRIVER HOME Excellent Location $199,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call nr 5 a week days Lake City Reporter


Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1C A call to sing along -Below By TONY BRITT T here has been no shortage of volunteer efforts to help area residents recover from the impact Tropical Storm Debby laid on Columbia and sur rounding counties when it dumped more than two feet of water on the area. Although Ellis Lindsey is retired, he has been busy working to help peo ple put their lives back in order as an American Red Cross supervisor. Lindsey, 58, is a Fort White resident who has been helping in the recov ery efforts as a Red Cross volunteer searching and marking homes inun dated with Tropical Storm Debby flood waters. Lindsey has been a Red Cross volunteer since 2009. He and his wife, Leila Lindsey, are both vol unteers. We just got involved with a community activ ity, he said, listing how he first became a Red Cross volunteer. We started out as a CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Team out of south ern Columbia County. We were called out in 2009 to assist the Red Cross and at that point I was a little depressed with Red Cross dealings, but we got involved with Red Cross helping them and they impressed me and we joined them. During the Tropical Storm Debby recovery effort, Lindsey and his wife began assisting their fellow county residents and residents in Suwan nee County. Ellis Lindsey has served as disaster assessement team member while his wife has helped in other capacities. We were going out hunting homes that handnt had a chance to report in or couldnt report in, he said. We were kind of chasing rainbows around to see what we could find.Then we went to assessing houses that were called in and thats what were finishing now. We give that information over to client case manag ers who can actually assist the people and get FEMA involved. For the past few days Lindsey has used his knowledge of local road ways, streets and thor oughfares to guide Red Cross disaster assessment team members to areas where they could assess damage to homes as well as help people who need supplies or who need to register for assistance. Ive lived here all my life and Im pretty good about directions, so I wound up having to give directions to people com ing in to the area, he said. Its helped them because they are coming into an area theyve never been through, so it helps when somebody generally knows the area. If I can get in there and get the lay of the land, I do real well about finding things. As a damage assessment team member, Lindsey has been trainned on how to estimate damage to a home based on the amount of water that has entered the home and the amount of time the water has been in the home. His work calls for him to use a chart to make the estimates, based on the water depths in the dwell ing from the floor to the ceiling, taking into account the parts of the home and its foundation. The water depths are measured in inches. The more water thats in the dwelling, it puts it in a different area and when it starts putting it into major (damage) and destroyed dwelling, we bring that information in so the case workers help those families first because they are the most needy, he said. Lindsey encouraged other seniors to volunteer. This world is based on helping your neighbor and thats exactly what the American Red Cross does, he said. We do everything as far as money and donations, but its not grants all over the place like some people may think. Everything is from donations from people like us giving a little money. As far as retired people, it gives you something to do and the privledge of knowing you helped your neighbor. TONY BRITT /Lake City Reporter Johnny Copeland (from left) points to damage on his property as Ellis Lindsey completes a damage assessment report for the American Red Cross. Lindsey, a Fort White resident, has been a Red Cross volunteer since 2009. Retired couple volunteers after disasters By BETHANY RODGERS The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. If the entries in Arthur Pete Baugher Sr.s worn pocket calendar hold true, very few days in July will end before hes sung some gospel music. For most dates in the month, the 80-year-old Frederick resident plans to set up his karaoke equip ment at a local nursing home or church and belt out some melodies with his singing partner, Betty Ridgely. Hes in high demand at the elder care facili ties, drawing crowds of more than 30 or 40 people at some places, in part because he said he sticks to the music people know. Old people like old songs, the retired rever end said. Baugher said hes been blending folk tunes with karaoke for about 10 to 12 years, ever since he had to put down the guitar because playing the chords became too difficult for his fingers. Though he could no lon ger accompany his singing with the guitar, he wasnt about to give up music, so he bought his own PA system to start leading karaoke. Then he started making rounds at local nursing homes. Now, his bookings stretch from Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Walkersville to Golden Living Center in Hagerstown. Hes even christening the new Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center building with a karaoke event. His performances last for about an hour, but resi dents are always ready for more, he said. The people can enter into it, with the words on the screen. Some of them really get into it, he said. Baughers repertoire is heavy on church music Cause thats what I am: Born again but he also adds some Elvis to the mix, he said. He knows hundreds of the songs by heart; hes been playing them since he was about 20 years old and first picked up a guitar, and he doesnt just wait for performances to enjoy them. Hes always singing a different song, Ridgely said. On the senior circuit, a call to sing along ASSOCIATED PRESS Rev. Arthur Pete Baugher Sr. and Betty Ridgely sing a song together after setting up kara oke equipment at Victory Christian Center for an upcoming show in Frederick, Md. Ordained in 1958, Baugher spent about 15 years as a leader at Bartholows Pentecostal Church and then for about seven years preached every Sunday at a West Virginia campsite while still living in Frederick on weekdays. Much of his life, Baugher said hes led sing ing at churches and nurs ing homes, and since his experience spans decades, he said he never gets ner vous. Ridgely was a little dif ferent; she never felt com fortable singing in public until Baugher helped her gain confidence. But Baugher seems to be a pretty confident per son all-around. For exam ple, try wishing him good luck on a performance. Luck has nothing to do with it, he said with a halfsmile. Its all skill. By MICHELLE BEARDEN The Tampa Tribune LARGO There she was, sitting in a northern Arizona restaurant, thumb ing through a local maga zine while waiting for her meal to arrive. Thats when Jamie Flores saw the article on alpacas. The wooly-headed Huacayas that looked like Muppets, and the Suris, resembling Jamaican rock stars with their pencil-thin dreadlocks. How adorable! she thought. She talked her husband, Bob, into visiting a nearby ranch to see the llama-like animals up close. And thats how it all began, Flores says. The couple were so taken with alpacas that when they returned home to Largo, they plowed their one-acre property and started shopping around to add one or two to their backyard menagerie. They liked the idea of having some exotic animals to join their dogs, goats and min iature donkey. Today, the Floreses shes a nurse manager at Largo Medical Center Hospital; hes a retired firefighter and gun shop owner own 31 alpacas. The females are boarded at two other farms; the males live with them. She loving ly refers to them as The Boys in the Backyard. Theres nothing like coming home to my boys after a stressful day at work, she says. Even though Flores has great affection for some of her favorites, she acknowl edges theyre not supposed to be cuddly pets. Bottom line, theyre livestock, and theyve become potential money makers as the demand for alpaca fleece grows. For now, she sells fiber goods made from alpaca shearings at her husbands store, Pacas and Pistols. The animals give the Floreses something else: a dream. The couple plan to move one day to the 40 acres they bought in Arizona and run a big alpaca ranch. Raising livestock for breeding, shearing and enjoyment is far more palatable to them than raising them for slaughter. Theyll be our retire ment income, Flores says. The love affair in America for alpacas is a rel atively new phenomenon. It began in 1984, when importers brought the first alpacas here from South America, the ances tral home of these hardy, graceful creatures from the camelid family. Inca tribes that lived with them in the Andes Mountains called their dense, luxuri ous fleece the Fiber of the Gods. Modern-day humans love it as well. Its hypoBreeder learns the joy of alpacas ALPACAS continued on 2C