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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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 5B TODAY IN PEOPLE ‘Dark Knight’ earns $64M. COMING WEDNESDAY Local news roundup. 92 72 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEW SPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 Vol. 138, No. 134 Straybulletstrucksecond victimBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comAuthorities continue to investigate a weekend shooting at a local apart-ment complex that left one Lake City man dead, two others injured and a Jacksonville man and Live Oak man in jail on multiple weapon and drug-related charges. Carlos Lamar Williams, 31, 1442 NW Wayne Place, Wayne Drive Apartments, died from wounds he suffered in the shoot-ing. Arrested were:•La’Quanza Dontya Gee, 28, 193 Johnson Ave., Live Oak. He was charged with homicide, armed robbery, traf-ficking cocaine (more than 28 gram) with a firearm, aggravated battery and discharging a firearm in public. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center with no bond; and •Leonard Shundel Goodman, 32, 1548 West 17th St., Jacksonville. He was charged with homicide, armed rob-bery, trafficking cocaine (more than 28 FRIDAY SHOOTING Livingston Powell SHOOTING continued on 3A ABUSE continued on 3A Elder abuseallegedBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City woman faces aggravated battery and other charges after she allegedly left her grandparents outside their home in their wheel-chairs, under a shade tree in 90-degree weather. Authorities also reported the living conditions were unfit. Heather Marie Eskilson, 24, address withheld, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weap-on, elder abuse and intimidating a victim by not allowing contact with law enforcement. She was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $15,000 bond. According to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reports, deputies were dispatched to a Kensington Lane address in reference to a disturbance and the caller said the homeowners, an elderly couple, were outside in their driveway calling for help. When deputy William Stratton arrived he reported finding the cou-ple sitting outside in their wheelBy LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comH undreds of Columbia County students may not have the pencils, notebooks and other supplies they need to be suc-cessful this school year. Last year, about 570 children in Columbia County were homeless, said Dana Huggins, school district homeless education liaison. Publix Super Markets and United Way of Suwannee Valley are collecting supplies for homeless children in the county. The supply drive, School Tools for Cool Kids, runs until Aug. 20 at Publix, off U.S. Highway 90 in Lake City. Pre-made packages of supplies can be purchased at the store or supplies can be dropped into a donation bin in the front of the store. School supply donations from the community allow the school district’s homeless education program to stretch its budget, which is mostly spent on tutoring for home-less students, Huggins said. “We do appreciate and need all of those donations for school supplies,” she said. Many children would not have supplies ‘School Tools for Cool Kids’ under way SCHOOL continued on 3A POLICE Eskilson NAACP takes aim at Gilmore State presidentleads charge atlocal gathering.By HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comNAACP state representatives pushed forward in the case against LCPD Chief Argatha Gilmore during a town hall meeting at Richardson Community Center Monday night. The meeting also served as a forum to hear resi-dents’ thoughts on racial discrimina-tion by the public. “We stand against racial discrimination and racial hatred,” NAACP state representative Dale Landry said. “That is on our card. That is our charge. We can’t wait.” State NAACP members alongside state members from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference asked for Gilmore and city manager Wendell JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterABOVE: John Mayo, President of the Lake City/Columbia County NAACP, watches as Adora Obi Nweze, president of the Florida State Conference of the NAACP, makes a speech during a town hall meeting held at the Richardson Community center Monday night.Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterLEFT: David Honig (left), the Special Counsel for Civil Rights for the Florida State Conference of the NAACP, explains the organization’s stance in regard to Lake City Police Chief Argatha Gilmo re as NAACP state representative Dale Landry looks on. Th e state NAACP will allow the Lake City branch to make a decision on whethe r to take action against Gilmore. RIGHT: Former Lake City business owner Rick Brown takes up an issue with NAACP officials during a town hall meeting Monday night. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterAnother scene from DebbyIn this aerial pho-tograph, a wall of floodwater rages across Old River Road on June 27, destroying parts of the asphalt and washing away the dirt underneath. Police: Homeless man filed false robbery reportFrom staff reportsA homeless man was arrested Sunday night after filing a fake police report identifying him-self as an armed rob-bery suspect. The man later told authorities he wanted to be arrested because he was home-less, reports said. REPORT continued on 3A Brown NAACP continued on 3A


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 Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA Dark Knight stays atop box office with $64M Sunday: 16-19-20-23-30 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 Monday: Afternoon: 1-5-7-2 Evening: N/A Monday: Afternoon: 2-5-0 Evening: N/A Saturday: 3-8-9-12-33-52 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permis sion of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, Fla. 32056. Publisher Todd Wilson .... 754-0418 ( NEWS Editor Robert Bridges .... 754-0428 (rbridges@lakecityr e A DV ERT I S ING ........ 752-1293 (ads@lakecityr e C L ASS IFI E D To place a classified ad, call 755-5440 B US IN ESS Controller Sue Brannon ... 754-0419 ( C I RCU L AT I O N Home delivery of the Lake City Reporter should be completed by 6:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and by 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. Please call 386-755-5445 to report any problems with your delivery service. In Columbia County, customers should call before 10:30 a.m. to report a ser vice error for same day re-delivery. After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or ser vice related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or ser vice related credits will be issued. Circulation .............. 755-5445 ( Home delivery rates (Tuesday -Friday and Sunday) 12 Weeks .................. $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46 Rates include 7% sales tax. Mail rates 12 Weeks .................. $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter 2AWEATHER n Tennis player Evonne Goolagong is 61. n Actor Barry Van Dyke is 61. n Actor Michael Biehn is 56. n Drummer Bill Berry is 54. n Tycoon Mark Cuban is 54. n Actor Wesley Snipes is 50. n Author J.K. Rowling is 47. n Actor Dean Cain is 46. You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hid den. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:14,16 NIV TALLAHASSEE Floridas top health official says closing the states only tuberculosis sanitari um will improve treatment of the disease. Surgeon General John Armstrong on Monday also announced revised procedures that focus on community care and mea suring performance. Armstrong said Floridas infection rate continues to decline despite a recent outbreak among homeless people in the Jacksonville area. The former Army doc tor took over the state Department of Health in May. He said the proce dural changes are not a response to that outbreak. Armstrong said they are the result, instead, of the July 2 closure of A.G. Holley State Hospital in South Florida and his plans for revamping the states public health system. Public hospitals in Miami and Jacksonville will take patients formerly treated at Holley but the priority will be on commu nity care. Judge steps aside in burning case FORT LAUDERDALE The judge presiding over the case of a Florida teenager set on fire by middle school classmates has stepped aside from the case. Defense attorneys asked Broward Circuit Judge Michael Robinson to recuse himself, and he did so last week. It wasnt immediately clear why on Monday, but now the case has been assigned to a dif ferent judge. Robinson had been plan ning next month to inter view jurors who convicted 17-year-old Matthew Bent of aggravated battery in the 2009 attack on Michael Brewer. Brewer was doused with alcohol and set on fire. One juror had com plained about possible mis conduct during delibera tions and said she didnt understand the judges instructions. State appeals ruling voiding law MIAMI Gov. Rick Scott says the state is appealing a federal judges ruling striking down a Florida law that restricted doctors from talking with patients about gun owner ship. Scott announced the appeal Monday of U.S. District Judge Marcia Cookes ruling earlier this month in the case known as Docs vs. Glocks. Cooke agreed with physi cians who contended the law violates free speech rights. The state will take its case to the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Scott says he believes the law is consti tutional and will continue to defend it. Floridas Republicancontrolled Legislature adopted the Firearm Owners Privacy Act in 2011 after an Ocala couple complained that a doctor had asked them about guns. The couple says they refused to answer and the physician refused to see them again. Abduction of girl ruled a hoax PORT ST. LUCIE Police say a report of two girls being abducted at gunpoint in St. Lucie County was a hoax. A Port St. Lucie boy has been arrested for making the false report, which prompted a police search on ground and in the air. A police spokesman says the boy reported his sisters were taken Sunday afternoon by six masked individuals, one wielding a gun. A search ensued and surveillance tape at the site the girls were supposedly abduct ed from was reviewed, but the boy eventually confessed no kidnapping took place. Group pans disclosure TALLAHASSEE An ethics research group says Florida doesnt require public officials to disclose enough about their personal finances. Integrity Florida released a report Monday urging Florida to follow the lead of Louisiana by requiring officials to dis close more details that could show if they have conflicts of interest or are profiting from their public service. The organization also is calling for Florida to join 27 other states that post financial disclosure statements online to truly make them public. Hospital closure to improve TB treatment n Associated Press LOS ANGELES The Dark Knight Rises stayed atop the box office for the second straight weekend, making just over $64 million. But its lagging behind the staggering numbers of its predeces sor, 2008s The Dark Knight. The final piece in Christopher Nolans Batman trilogy has now grossed more than $289 million in its first 10 days in theaters. It dropped 60 percent from its opening weekend of $160.9 million. By comparison, The Dark Knight took a 53 percent drop in its second weekend with a gross of nearly $75.2 million and a 10-day cumulative gross of $313.8 million. Dan Fellman, head of distribution for Warner Bros., declined to com ment on the Sunday estimates again out of respect for the victims of the Aurora, Colo., shooting that left 12 people dead and another 58 injured at a midnight showing of the film on opening night. But people are still going to the movies, and they did so even last weekend, said Hollywood. com analyst Paul Dergarabedian. If anything hurt the numbers for all movies this weekend, he said, it was Friday nights opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, which drew a record-setting 40.7 mil lion viewers in the United States. For a film that opened as big as this did, consider ing the situation and what happened last weekend and all that, I would say this is a very strong show ing, Dergarabedian said. Its made almost $300 mil lion in North America and its mid-week (attendance) is very strong. It made $19 million last Monday. Author fakes Dylan quotes, resigns NEW YORK A staff writer for The New Yorker has resigned and his latest book has been halted after he acknowledged invent ing quotes by Bob Dylan. Jonah Lehrer released a statement Monday through his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, saying that some Dylan quotes appear ing in his book Imagine: How Creativity Works did not exist. Others were unintentional mis quotations, or represented improper combinations of previously existing quotes. Lehrer said he acknowl edged his actions after being contacted by Michael Moynihan of the online publication Tablet Magazine, which earlier Monday released an indepth story on the Dylan passages in Imagine I told Mr. Moynihan that they (the quotes in question) were from archival interview foot age provided to me by Dylans representatives. This was a lie spoken in a moment of panic. When Mr. Moynihan followed up, I continued to lie, and say things I should not have said, Lehrer wrote in his statement. The lies are over now. I understand the gravity of my position. I want to apologize to everyone I have let down, especially my editors and readers. Houghton Mifflin said in a statement that Lehrer had committed a serious misuse. Listings for the ebook edition of Imagine will be removed and ship ments of the physical book have been stopped. Imagine was published in March and had been selling well, ranking No. 105 on as of midday Monday. The 31-year-old Lehrer, once a rising star at The New Yorker, was already in trouble with the maga zine after he acknowl edged last month that he had recycled passages he had written for previ ous publications. Some recycled passages also appeared in Imagine, the latest of three books by Lehrer, who is known for his explorations of science and literature and how the mind works. A Batman logo is shown at the memorial to victims of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, Friday. The final piece in the Batman trilogy has now grossed more than $289 mil lion in its first 10 days in theaters. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press


grams) with a firearm, aggravated battery, fleeing and eluding and discharg ing a firearm in public. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center without bond. Authorities have learned that Gee and Goodman came over to the apartment of Horace Powell, 35, 1442 NW Wayne Dr. Williams and Tarvares Livingston, 30, 13707 92nd Trace, Live Oak, were in Powells apart ment. Shortly after the arriv al of Gee and Goodman, an argument started. The argument escalated and gunfire erupted. Multiple rounds were fired. One of the rounds went through a wall, ricocheted and struck Livingston in the area of his eyebrow. Livingston was in the kitch en area during the inci dent. Livingston received a gunshot wound to the eyebrow and sought medi cal advice on his own at Shands at Live Oak, said Steve Shaw, Lake City Police Department public information officer, noting Livingston was not taken to the hospital by emer gency personnel. He was in stable condition when we left him. Powell suffered injuries to the back of his head dur ing the incident as a result of being struck with the butt of a gun. He had lacerations and abrasions, Shaw said, not ing Powell did not request emergency care from per sonnel on the scene. Williams, 31, was taken from the scene by a Lifeguard Ambulance res cue unit. However, due to injuries he suffered from multiple gun shot wounds, he was pronounced dead by medical staff at Lake City Medical Center. Gee and Goodman fled the apartment after the shooting. They ran to the neighboring apart ment complex, Greentree Apartments, and at gun point carjacked a white Acura and fled the area. Sgt. Larry Shallar, responding to the call at Wayne Drive Apartments, saw the suspects leaving the area and a vehicle pur suit ensued. The suspects traveled at speeds of 40 mph through the city. As the vehicle approached the city limits Shallar contact ed the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, who took the lead position in the pur suit at the city limits. The suspects continued to travel about 40 mph into the county and out on Old Country Club Road. The suspect tuned on Southeast Lanvale Street and slowed to approximate ly 20 mph but continued to flee. Columbia County Sheriff Office deputies used a Pursuit Intervention Technique maneuver to end the chase. The vehicle driv en by the suspects left the roadway and crashed into a fence ending the pursuit. The vehicle driven by the suspects left the roadway and crashed into a fence ending the pursuit. The suspects were taken into custody and authorities discovered a bag of cocaine in the vehicle weighing around 200 grams, with a street value of more than $20,000. The vehicle driven by the suspects was taken into custody and is being held for investigation. Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 3A 3A 1001306 As life changes, so do your needs. Let State Farm Bank help with a mortgage that ts your life and your budget. Let us help you make the right move. Bank with a Good Neighbor CALL ME TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION. Shopping for a mortgage? State Farm Bank, F.S.B., Bloomington, IL We have a great selection. Some products and services not available in all areas. John Kasak, Agent State Farm Agent 904 SW SR 247 Branford Hwy Lake City, FL 32025 Bus: 386-752-7521 NMLS # 382656 386-755-4911 Discover How Much Better Your World Can Sound Call (386) 466-0902 Chamber adds marketing coordinator From staff reports The Lake City Columbia County Chamber of Commerce has added a new marketing coordinator to its staff. Abbie Chasteen will join the Chamber starting Wednesday to coordinate commu nity outreach events, carry out marketing and public relations goals and manage the Chambers exposure in print, electronic and social media. The Chamber partnered with The Ichetucknee Partnership earlier this month to serve as the marketing arm for the water-resource protection and edu cation nonprofit. Chasteen will play an important role in TIP marketing. Abbie believes in the Chamber of Commerces mission to enhance our busi ness community and our way of life here, said Todd Wilson, Chamber president and Lake City Reporter publisher. She has leadership traits and a work ethic that fit perfectly with our strategic plan to grow the Chamber and enhance TIP initiatives throughout Columbia County. She is a great complement to our current staff. Chasteen holds a bach elors degree from St. Leo University and comes to the Chamber after six years of teaching first grade in Columbia County. She has strong customer service, graphic design and communica tion skills, said Dennille Decker, Chamber executive director. The Chamber feels fortunate to have someone of Abbies caliber to our team, Decker said. She has a dedication to Lake City and Columbia County and its citizens. We are looking forward to watching the Chamber grow and strengthen member ship with Abbies assistance. We have been laying the foundation for growth over the past several years, with the addition of such a talented new employee the sky is the limit for the Chamber, Decker said. Chasteen Johnsons resignations at a city council meeting last week. A history of racial discrimination within the police department as well as a photo of Gilmore at the Olustee Festival parade with a group that the NAACP claimed were affiliates of the Ku Klux Klan were the primary reasons outlined for Gilmores resig nation. Local NAACP president John Mayo unexpectedly did not call for the chiefs resignation at the meeting, but instead told the public to attend the town hall meeting to discuss the issue. NAACP special counsel David Honig called the case against Gilmore unique and massive. NAACP very seldom calls for some one to be terminated, Honig said. Honig said the Lake City Police Department has discriminated and harassed members of the public because of their race. He said Gilmore has exercised bad judgment. You cant operate law enforcement without the consent of the people, Honig said. Bea Coker of Lake City, mem ber of the SCLC, told local NAACP branch president John Mayo that she applauded his efforts in seeking Gilmores resignation. We dont just need black people in places, we need the right people in places, Coker said. Renee Smith spoke during the pub lic hearing, saying she had formerly worked for the city of Lake City but was laid off for reasons undisclosed to her. Smith said the community as a whole needs to be taken under con sideration. Whats the real plan? she asked NAACP members. Adora Obi Nweze, President of the Florida state conference NAACP, said the organization has five game chang ers or issues of key interest to the group. Education, health, economic devel opment, criminal justice and civic engagement were outlined as the five areas the NAACP is committed to addressing. Former LCPD captain Rudolph Davis told the crowd of about a hun dred to look at the evidence. Davis was lambasted by Gilmore during the city council meeting last week for orchestrating the contro versy surrounding the chief. Im doing this because I dont want it to happen to nobody else, Davis said. Nweze said the next step of the process is in the hands of the local branch. The branch will make a decision as to what its position will be in reference to the Chief Gilmore case. The confer ence wont make that decision. Weve already made that decision. Weve con curred on it. But we dont influence the branch, the branch has a right to make its own decision, Nweze said. Nweze advised the branch to get to know the policy of the NAACP, for the policy is what ultimately must be fol lowed, she said. No unit of NAACP can stand in opposition to policy, period, Landry said. Gilmore, who did not attend the meeting, was not immediately avail able for comment. NAACP: Calls for resignation of Lake City Police Chief Argatha Gilmore Continued From Page 1A By TONY BRITT A Fort White man faces multiple charges after he led authorities on a pursuit while he had an unrestrained four-yearold child in his vehicle Saturday afternoon. Christopher John Abbott Jr., 26, 252 SW McKinney Ave., Fort White, was charged with resisting an officer with out violence, fleeing and eluding, and child neglect in the case. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center on $22,000 bond. According to Columbia County Sheriffs Office reports, Cpl. Caleb Douglas was traveling on County Road 238 observ ing traffic speeds and pat terns when he saw a silver Dodge extended cab pick up truck traveling at a fast pace. Authorities reported Abbott was traveling 60 mph in a 45 mph zone. Reports said Abbott began to slow when he saw the police cruiser. As the officer passed he recognized Abbott, who appeared to be the vehicles sole occupant. Douglas reported that he knew Abbott did not have a valid drivers license, so he turned around and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but Abbott sped away. Douglas reportedly turned on his emergen cy lights and siren, but it appeared that Abbott was not going to stop and he was driving toward a residential area, so he used a maneuver to force Abbotts truck from the roadway. Abbotts vehicle spun coun ter clock wise and came to rest in a ditch on the south side of County Road 238 after Douglas used the PIT maneuver to force it from the roadway. Abbott was taken into custody and a search of the vehi cle revealed a four-yearold boy in the front seat. Abbott and the child were both checked at the scene and declared injury free by EMS personnel. Abbott was asked where the child was riding and he and the boy confirmed the child was riding in the front passenger seat, unrestrained. Abbott was arrested and the child was released to a family friend, reports said. Abbott Police: Fort White man led pursuit with 4-year-old son in car SHOOTING: Second victim struck by stray bullet Continued From Page 1A SCHOOL: Supply drive Continued From Page 1A otherwise. Federal law considers a student homeless if his or her family lacks fixed, regular and adequate night time housing, including families that double up with another family due to foreclosure, eviction, natural disaster or fire. The United Way homeless coordinator will pick up the supplies and deliver them county schools for the new school year. Publix thanks its dedicated customers for their support of this program and for helping make it pos sible for many children to receive the tools they need to learn. United Way is a community impact and fundrais ing organization which advances the common good by utilizing volunteers on all levels to identify unmet community needs and seek to alleviate those needs through United Way of Suwannee Valley initiatives and the funding of 22 affiliated health and human ser vice agencies. REPORT: Arrest made Continued From Page 1A Andrew Alexander Brown, 19, homeless, was charged with fraud in connection with the case. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $1,000 bond. According to Lake City Police Department reports, police officers and Columbia County Sheriffs Office deputies were dis patched to the area of North Marion Avenue and Northeast Franklin Street around 11:45 p.m. Sunday for an armed robbery. Brown called police using a false name to report a robbery by knifepoint and gave his physical descrip tion as the suspect, who he reported was now fleeing north on Marion Avenue. Brown later admitted he lied to police and said he did not rob anyone. He just wanted to be arrested due to being homeless. Brown was arrested for fraud making false state ments to law enforcement, a second-degree misde meanor. chairs underneath a shade tree and that they appeared to have been out in the heat for awhile. Both were reported flushed and had stopped sweating. One of the victims was taken to the VA medical center because of a rapid heart rate. The female victim said Eskilson had locked them out of the house and refused to let them back inside. When Stratton entered the home he noted the resi dence smelled of urine and had clothes strewn all about the house. The residence was not in a livable condition due to the smell and the condi tion, Stratton wrote in his arrest report. Both victims had soiled and urinated on themselves. ABUSE Continued From 1A


ONE OPINION P erhaps it was a farewell gesture to Ron Paul, who, after serving in Congress three different times and running for president three times, is retiring at age 76. The House finally approved legislation long sought by the libertarian Republican, a bill calling for a comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve and its 12 regional banks. Paul has been a longtime proponent of dismantling the central bank, saying in a state-ment, “If Congress were really serious about limiting the size of government, it would elimi-nate the most important enabler of government profligacy by ending the Fed.” Basically, the Fed is in charge of the nation’s monetary policy, playing a central role in control-ling the money supply and set-ting interest rates and keeping the dollar competitive against other currencies. Paul’s measure easily passed, 327-98, but the Senate, even though Ron Paul’s son, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., introduced a companion measure, is unlikely to take it up this year, meaning advocates of a full-scale audit of the Fed will have to start all over again. The Fed is already subject to a number of annual audits and the minutes of the delibera-tions of its board of governors are a matter of public record, although on a delayed basis. The Fed doesn’t object generally to the audit but it objects vehemently to audits that would demand documents by Fed policy makers on the pros and cons of supporting changes in interest rates, decisions that affect everything from home mortgages to car loans to sav-ing accounts. Chairman Ben Bernanke said it would be a “nightmare scenario” that could open up the Fed’s deliberations to political interference from Congress and the White House. Being able to open a spigot of cash would be a powerful political tool but one dangerous to the health of the economy. However far the Paul bill goes, Congress must insure that nothing jeopardizes the inde-pendence of the Fed and or is even seen as an encroachment on its economic impartiality. Safeguarding the Fed’s independence LETTERS TO THE EDITOR We built that 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 The Washington Post Q The St. Louise Post Dispatch OPINION Tuesday, July 31, 2012 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW You didn’t build that? Somewhere along the way you got some help? All those roads and bridges? Mr. President, you didn’t build that! Those roads and bridges were built on the backs of the small business owners and self employed. Schools. Firestations. Police stations, all built with taxpayers’ money. You didn’t build that! You got it all backwards Mr. President. It’s the taxpayers of this great nation that built the roads and bridges. There were businesses here since the very beginning of this country’s birth. When there were no roads, bridges, fire departments or schools. Mr. President who do you think you are to tell us we did not build this? I assure you we did. You, Mr. President, did not build that!Ricky RegisterLake City A renewed reces-sion continues to stalk the economy, possibly leading to intervention by the Federal Reserve. New numbers, due Friday, on gross domestic product for the April-June quarter could show the economy dipping back toward negative territory. Although sales of new homes were up 15 percent in June from a year before, “signed contracts to buy new homes fell 8.4 percent from the previ-ous month,” CNBC reported. Although the Dow Jones indus-trial average rose 0.8 percent Wednesday, the index was still down nearly 3 percent from a week ago. Even Apple Inc. is suffering. On Tuesday, it reported $35 bil-lion in sales for the April-June quarter, lower than the $37 billion analysts has expected. Investors weren’t palliated by speculation that consumers were delaying purchases until the new iPhone 5 comes out in September or October. Apple’s stock had dropped 5 percent in the previous week. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve Board widely was expected to soon launch “QE3” – a third round of quantitative easing. Essentially, it means the Fed will just print more money, hoping it jump-starts the economy; although nowadays the “printing” mostly amounts to electronically crediting the Fed accounts of big banks. And it will keep interest rates low. Or will it? “QE3 won’t do much,” Esmael Adibi told us; he’s director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University. “The slowdown is from a combination of these four factors,” Mr. Adibi said. There isn’t much Americans can do about the problems in foreign countries. “But address-ing the issues we have on tax-ing and spending will have to wait for the election.” So this is an intermediate period, with people hauling up and waiting to see what happens. M ilitary justice is an oxymo-ron when it comes to women in the armed forces. When a woman volunteers to serve in the military, it doesn’t mean that she volunteers to be sexually assaulted by enlisted men or officers. But as the eighth Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military reports, all too often that’s what happens. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said earlier this year that as many as 19,000 ser-vice members may have been the victims of sexual assault in 2011. Of that number, only 3,200 victims reported the attacks and only 191 cases resulted in court-martial convictions. Those numbers are shameful.It appears that the Pentagon is trying to get a handle on the problem through training programs, greater efforts to encourage reporting, improving responses to sexual assaults, a 24/7 hotline for victims, better education for case workers and other initiatives. But those efforts — and the messages they send — were undercut by the inadequate sentence handed down Saturday by a military court to Air Force Staff Sgt. Luis Walker. He was found guilty of 28 charges of rape, aggravated sexual contact and multiple counts of aggra-vated sexual assault. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Twenty years sounds like a long sentence. But it amounts to less than a year for each count. Walker was the face of a sex scandal at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, where every airman and woman in our country goes for basic training. He was among 12 instructors investigated in con-nection with sexual misconduct involving at least 31 female train-ees. Six of the instructors have been charged with crimes that include rape and sexual assault. Walker was the first to stand trial. U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, DCalif., summed up the case this way: “The military jury con-firmed what we already knew, Walker is a sexual predator who used his position in the military to rape and sexually assault young recruits at Lackland. But a sentence of 20 years in confinement is inadequate for a man who abused 10 victims.... The only way to end rape in the military is prosecute, convict, and punish perpetrators to the full extent of military law.... The widespread sex abuse scandal at Lackland demands a Congressional investigation. We need to know how this behavior was permitted at Lackland for so long and by so many.” The excuse — explanation? rationalization? — for raping and assaulting women in the military is pitiful. You’ve heard it before. About one in five recruits at Lackland is female. Ninety percent of the 475 instructors are male. Are we supposed to accept that because women are outnumbered and in the vicinity of men they become prey? We can reel off the high-profile military sexual assault scan-dals — the Tailhook Association meetings in 1991, Aberdeen Proving Ground in 1996, the Air Force Academy in 2003 and Lackland. How can this continue? Is this Jerry Sandusky raping little boys and Joe Paterno ignoring it? Is this the Catholic Church with well-oiled machinery in place to hide predators and buy off victims? Haven’t we learned anything?Protecting women who are protecting their country is the least we owe them. Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale D riving across the Midwest a few days ago, I was heartsick to see what the worst drought in half a century has done to once-gorgeous corn fields. In county after county, crops are withered, stunted and pathetic. The ramifications for a nation struggling to avoid falling back into recession will be devastating. And, as usual, politics is gumming up the works. It is astounding how many products contain corn, from ani-mal feed to wallpaper paste. Thus, higher corn prices will be passed on to consumers in thousands of items and drive up food prices from milk to meat. Three thousand counties already have been declared disas-ter areas because of drought or storms or heat. (The federal gov-ernment says this year is the hot-test on record.) Many farmers say they are facing fiscal disaster if they don’t get government help but many programs designed to help farmers after periods of bad weather expired at the end of 2011. About 16 million jobs are dependent on agriculture. Drought is also damaging infrastructure as the dry soil under highways causes cracks and hot concrete expands and pops. The New York Times documented extreme damage to roads, bridg-es, tarmac and power lines from high temperatures, storms and drought. In the past Congress would have raced to pass farm aid to avoid angering farmers. Not this year. If there is no bill by September 30, farm advocates say farm-ers would be devastated. Also, Congress will be in recess for most of August. Those who don’t want the farm bill passed argue that farmers should have bought crop insur-ance. This is just another example of what has been clear for some time: Congress is broken because the American people have become so polarized that compromise is a dirty word and politicians are afraid of it. Unless we relearn that politics is the art of compromise, government will not work. And our country will suffer. Mix drought with politics and we all suffer Ann Q Scripps Howard columnist Ann McFeatters has covered the White House and national politics since 1986. More badeconomicforecastsWhere is the (military) justice?


July 31 Middle-schooler program Passages prepares girls for a smooth transition into middle school in an all-girl environment with discus sions led by positive female role models. Advice on how to navigate the halls, change classes and be on time. Discuss on healthy rela tionships through commu nication skills. Study skills, note taking and test prepa ration ideas. Organization tips, advice on managing large projects and group assignments. Tips on how to deal with bullies. Make new friends and gain valu able life skills. Passages will be held at the Lake City Middle School Tuesday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Program cost is $20. Girls do not have to be attending LCMS. Call 866868-6307 or e-mail pmar latt@girlscouts-gateway. org to register. Geri-Actors perform The Geri-Actors will per form July 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lfestyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $7 per person. Please RSVP by July 27 to 755-0235. Aug. 1 Builders Assn. meeting The Columbia County Builders Association will hold a General Council lunch Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Guang Dong. We gather at 11:30 and the meeting starts at noon. CCBA members lunch is $12 and non-mem bers are $15. Speaker for this lunch is Brian Allen, CHS coach. Do join us as Brian is a great speaker and we are anxious to hear what is happening in our hometown. Your RSVP is appreciated. Call 386-8671998 or e-mail: colcounty for a reserva tion. Newcomers Friendship The August Friendship Luncheon of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will begin at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 1 at Costa Del Sol, located at 2260 West U.S. Highway 90. For more information, call Rose Taylor at 7552175 or Barbara Test at 754-7227. Aug. 3 Car Cruise in Lake City Cruzers will have a Cruise In from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Hardees on U.S. 90. Bring your ride and show it off. Cash drawing winner takes all. Contact Kanduet at 7523199 for more information. Aug. 4 Elks host band B&S Combs Elks Lodge number 1599, 1688 NE Washington St., presents Special Formula Band on Aug. 4 at 8 p.m. for a dona tion of $10. Contact Carlos Brown at 288-6235 for infor mation. Farmers market Saturday, Aug. 4 brings a special Beat the Heat edi tion of the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market. All ven dors are getting free rent! And, theyll be offering some freebies to their cus tomers as well. In addition, LifeSouth Blood Bank will be onsite hoping some gen erous citizens will donate, the Columbia County FFA and Farm Bureau will host a peanut boil. This will be the kickoff to the National Farmers Market Week which starts Sunday, Aug. 5 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 11. Jacque Breman, Columbia County Extension agent, will dem onstrate components need ed for a drip irrigation sys tem in a home garden, and have available a compo nents handout. Jacque will also have available a hand out with information about which warm season veg etables to plant in August. Featured entertainment will be Matt Johns and Friends. The Lake DeSoto Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in Wilson Park, located along Lake DeSoto between the Columbia County Courthouse and Shands Lakeshore Hospital in downtown Lake City. Aug. 5 Allbritton reunion The annual Allbritton family reunion is set for noon on Sunday, Aug. 5 at the Deep Creek Community Center on U.S. Highway 441N. Bring covered dish es. Call Dessie Meeks at 752-1473 for more informa tion. Aug. 7 National Night Out The 29th Annual National Night Out will be Tuesday, August 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Stadium/Youngs Park in Lake City. It will be a fun-filled evening of Unity in the Community. the Lake City Police Department is committed to heightening crime and drug prevention awareness as thousands of neighborhoods across the country join the partner ship of police and commu nity. Aug. 8 Early learning meeting The Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Gateway, Inc. Board Meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Coalition Office, 1104 SW Main Blvd, Lake City. The Coalition oversees the state and federal funding for all school readiness programs birth to age five for the fol lowing counties: Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee, and Union Counties. We encourage community participation and welcome any input. Newcomers and Friends The regular luncheon of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will begin at 11 a.m. Aug. 8 at the Eastside Village Clubhouse. The program is the annual silent auction. Attendees are asked to bring items to donate. This is the annual fundraiser event. Lunch is $11. For more information, call Barbara Test at 7547227 or Rose Taylor at 7552175. Aug. 10 Alzheimers workshop The Alzheimers Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be pre senting a workshop Aug. 10 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City enti tled Maintain Your Brain. This program is free of charge and anyone inter ested in learning more about maintaining optimal cognitive health is wel come to attend. Topics cov ered will include: mental exercises, the importance of physical activity, the role of nutrition, cardiovascular health, stress/depression issues, and much more. To register for this work shop or for more informa tion, please contact the Alzheimers Association at (800) 272-3900. Aug. 11 Guitar workshop Guitarist Bobby Lee Rodgers will hold an adult and student guitar workshop Aug. 11 dur ing the Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. The workshop is free to students who attend the music camp. The cost for adults is $50. The kids workshop is from 2-4 p.m. while the adult workshop is from 8-11 p.m., both on Saturday Aug. 11. Spaces for the camp or the Bobby Lee Rodgers workshops may be reserved by contacting SuwanneeSpirit.KMC@ or by calling the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park at (386) 3641683. Aug. 14 Medicare seminar There will be a free Medicare educational sem inar on Aug. 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center. The seminar will cover what you need to know about medicare such as when to enroll and whats covered. This is not a sales seminar. Moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates. To RSVP please call 386-7553476 ext. 107. Aug. 16 LCMS orientation Lake City Middle Schools orientation for all grade lev els will be Thursday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 23 Class of meeting The Columbia County High School class of 1972 will hold a reunion meeting beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Beef OBradys. For more information, contact George H. Hudson Jr. at (386) 623-2066. Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 5A 5A 234 SW Main Blvd. 752-5866 For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know Longer you stay, Less you pay Monthly Unlimited See store for details. Robert Woodard Financial Advisor 148 North Marion Ave. Lake City, FL 32055-3915 Bus. 386-752-1215 TF Fax 800-217-2105 TF. 888-752-1215 Bring your unwanted Gold, Silver & Platinum to someone you can trust Precious metals are seeing record values. Please call me for a private and con dential appointment to sell or trade your unwanted gold, silver and platinum. George R. Ward Downtown Lake City (386) 752-5470 Name Brand Gently Used Childrens Clothing Maternity Clothing Cribs High Chairs Toys 471 SW 247 Branford Crossing 752-9885 (Across from the fairgrounds) NEW MERCHA N DISE A RRIVI N G D AILY Shaun Anderson 1009 SW Main Blvd. Lake City, FL 32025 (386) 623-9719 M-F 8-5 Appointments Available Jennifer Frances Phipps Ms. Jennifer Frances Phipps, 35, of White Springs, died un expectedly Thursday morning, July 26, 2012 in Shands at Lake Shore Regional Medical Center of complications during child birth. She has lived in the Co lumbia County area for the past here from Tampa. Ms. Phipps worked at Wal-Mart for two years before deciding to stay at home with her children. She enjoyed camping and being at the river. Ms. Phipps was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by a sister Dreama Sims. She is survived by her parents Sharon and Charles Johnson of McKenzie, TN; Albert and DiAnn Sims of Odessa, FL; and Larry Phipps of Brooksville, FL; Springs, FL, her three sons Aus tin Phipps, Damian Burke and Locklyn Burke, all of White Springs, FL; two brothers Marty Walker ( Holly) of O Brien, FL; Greg Walker of Lake City, FL; two halfbrothers Bubby Sims of Odessa, FL; Michael Johnson Sr. McKenzie, TN; two sisters, Judy Lynn Luke( Thomas Tom Bird) of Live Oak, FL; Karen Faye Molodecki of Lutz, FL; a step-sister Sandra Jean Edwards (Dennis) of Port Ritchey, FL. Numerous other family mem bers and friends also survive. Funeral services for Ms. Phipps will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in the chapel of the Dees-Par rish Family Funeral Home with terment will follow in the Beth lehem Baptist Church Cemetery (located on Hwy 100). The fam ily will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 Tuesday evening in the Chapel of the funeral home. quests that donations be made to account #7112 at any Peoples State Bank location. Arrange ments are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Mar ion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, 386-752-1234 please sign the online family guest book at Ruth Blair Plummer Mrs. Ruth Blair Plummer, 74, of Lake City, FL born in Han cock, VT, passed away on July 26th, 2012 at the Hospice Haven Care Center in Lake City, FL, after having endured a coura geous battle with cancer. Ruth was a retired registered nurse with a Bachelors Degree. She had a love for her arts, music, and many other hobbies. She is survived by her loving husband, her two daughters: Sharon Orce (Mark), Wendy Conover (Richard) of Branford, FL, and Son Robert Plummer of New Jersey. She was also survived by her grandchildren, Christopher and Matthew Orce, Amanda Popavero (Bryan), Derrick and DeAnna Conover, and Robbie, Dylan, and Cheyenne Plummer. She was very proud and loved each and everyone of her grand children. She was also survived by her 3 sister-in-laws, many nieces and nephews cousins, ex tended family and friends. Ruth was a fun. loving woman who will be dearly missed by her fam ily and friends. There will be no service per the families request. James Thomas Brown Mr. James Thomas Brown, 93, of Lake City passed away on Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Health Cen ter of Lake City. He was born in Lake City to the late Thomas and Lallie Green Brown. Mr. Brown was a graduate of Columbia High School class of 1941 and a United States Army Veteran 1982 from Glidden-Durkee in Jacksonville and moved back to Lake City to enjoy his retirement and to be close to his grand children. Mr. Brown was of the Baptist faith and member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. He was an avid gardener, a passion ate Florida Gator Football Fan, as much time as possible with all his grandchildren. Mr. Brown was a regular at the Old Times Country Buffet in Lake City. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Mrs. Mar garet Ruth Nix Brown. Survivors include his son, Leon J. Brown (Jane), St. Augustine; his daughter, Bernice Brown (Gary R. OGwynn), Crystal River; one brother, Earl Brown, one sister, Evy Mae Brown, both of Lake City; two granddaugh ters, Holly McGlashan( Jim) and their three children Kendall, Hunter and Sam Newberry, and Natalie Magee (George), and their three children, Kyle, Taylor and Coleman, Gainesville. Funeral services will be con ducted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the Me morial Cemetery in Lake City Friends are welcome to gather at the cemetery from 10-10:30 for a time of visitation. Arrange ments are under the direction of GUERRY Funeral Home, Lake City. Please sign the 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@ Motorists pass by a hydraulic pump situated on the side of County Road 247 in southern Columbia County Thursday. The Florida Department of Transportation reopened a part of the road that has been closed since Tropical Storm Debbys deluge on June 26. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter All clear


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OBSTRETRICS & GYNECOLOGY PRENATAL CARE & ULTRASOUNDS STDS & HPV TESTING BIRTH CONTROL & INFERTILITY MENOPAUSE & INCONTINENCE WEIGHT LOSS & 4D ULTRASOUNDS $ 70 BOTOX & LASER HAIR REMOVAL $ 70 NO INSURANCE VISITS $ 50 CHANDLER MOHAN, MD EMAD ATTA, MD ANN MARIE FENN, CNM 386-466-1106 SERVICES: OB-GYN New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires July 31, 2012 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP T IMELESS M EMORIES 386-466-1888 Five Drawer Chest With marble like top. Rich cappucino nish with antique handles and hidden jewelry drawer. $ 325 Autozone of Lake City and Nation of Stangs car club held a car wash on July 14 to raise money for the victims of Tropical Storm Debby. Autozone manager Danielle Creech donat ed all the washing supplies and cooked hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and sodas for car wash patrons. Folks could enjoy a meal and a wash for any dona tion. Cars were washed from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A total of $700 was raised and donated to the United Way of Suwannee Valley. The United Way has a specific fund for this disaster and all donations will go to assist flood victims in our local area. Autozone and NOS would like to thank PowerCountry 102.1 radio and our generous community for their support. Front Row: Kevin Wade, Brenda Horton, Neal Burkett, Lorgenia Parsons, Jennifer Cloud, Steve Brisbois and Jose Rodgriquez. Back Row: Daniel Cloud, Shayne Blom, and John Harrell. Not pictured: Susan Rodriguez and JD Temple Front Row: Jennifer Sawyer, Director, United Way; and Neal Burkett, President, NOS. Back Row: Shayne Blom, Director; Lorgenia Parsons, John Harrell, Vice President; Kevin Wade and Brenda Horton. Not Pictured: Daniel Cloud, Treasurer; Jennifer Cloud, Jose Rodriguez, Sergeant of Arms; Susan Rodriquez and JD Temple, Secretary. COURTESY COURTESY Car wash raises an extra $700 for flood relief TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) An eth ics research and advocacy organization is calling for Florida to follow Louisianas lead by requiring public officials to make more detailed financial disclosures in a corruption risk report released Monday. That would help citizens determine if lawmakers and other state and local officeholders have conflicts of interests and whether they are serving them selves or the public, said Integrity Florida executive director Dan Krassner. Its time to take a look and see whos potentially involved in insider trading, Krassner said at a news conference. Do we have public officials that know where the roads going to be built and they get to buy up the land and make money and you cant? Integrity Floridas report, which cov ers disclosures that were due July 1, also urges Florida to join 27 other states that post their statements online to truly make them public. Theyre kept essentially in secret, Krassner said. We know in this day and age if somethings not online it doesnt exist. In the meantime, Integrity Florida has posted 600 disclosure documents on its website. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made financial disclosure reform a prior ity and his state now ranks best in the nation, according to the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit national investigative news organization. Florida ranks 26th. They tout ethics reform in Louisiana as a jobs attracter to employers and the results are there, Krassner said, noting Louisianas unemployment rate is lower than Floridas. Its on their economic development website. The report compares Jindals thick packet of financial disclosure documents with the much less detailed form that was filed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has made attracting new business and jobs the cornerstone of his administration. Information required by Louisiana but not Florida includes all financial transac tions exceeding $1,000, detailed outside employment information, nonprofit board memberships, more extensive informa tion on spouses finances, income from government and gaming interests and greater details about clients from profes sional or consulting services. Also, Louisiana public employees, but not those in Florida, are required to dis close contributions theyve made to the campaigns of public officials who employ them. Other findings in the report are that the median net worth of Florida lawmak ers increased about 15 percent since a year ago, 11 legislators worked for lobby ing firms during the 2012 session and 12 senators and representatives disclosed 33 potential voting conflicts. Krassner said its good that lawmakers revealed voting conflicts and lobbying firm employment but that some disclosed more than others. He also noted a voting conflict can be disclosed up to 15 days after a vote. The report recommends such disclosures be made before a vote is cast. Other recommendations are for ran dom audits of disclosures by the state Ethics Commission and a reduction in the grace period for late filers from two months to one. More than 4,000 public officials and employees still had not filed as of Thursday, including four legislators. Anyone who fails to file by Sept. 4 will face an automatic fine of $25 a day up to a maximum of $1,500. The report raises some red flags but doesnt accuse anyone of unethical con duct in part because the disclosures dont contain the kind of detailed information that Louisiana requires, Krassner said. I wish we did, he said. Then we could fully connect any dots. Research group pans Florida financial disclosure NEW YORK (AP) The number of U.S. children in foster care has dropped for the sixth straight year, falling to about 400,000 compared to more than 520,000 a decade ago, according to new federal figures demonstrating the staying power of reforms even amid economic turbulence. The drop results pri marily from a shift in the policies and practices of state and county child wel fare agencies. Many have shortened stays in foster care, expedited adoptions and expanded preventive support for troubled fami lies so more children avoid being removed from home in the first place. The new figures released by the Department of Health and Human Services show there were 400,540 children in foster care as of Sept. 30. Thats down from 406,412 a year earlier and from about 523,000 in 2002. State by state, the pic ture was mixed with some states extending dramatic declines and the numbers in other states rising. In Pennsylvania, there were 14,161 children in foster care on Sept. 30, down from 15,346 a year earlier and from 21,500 in 2002. In New York, there were 21,473 children in foster care statewide on Dec. 31, down from 26,783 in September 2010. Both states have been pursuing multiple pro grams to reduce the numbers including increased placements of children with relatives in kinship care, greater investment in familypreservation programs so children can stay safely in their own homes, and speedier family reunifica tion if a child is placed in foster care. Florida implemented similar programs, and took advantage of a waiver that allowed broad flexibility in how it spends federal child-welfare funding. We dont want kids in foster care for any rea son for too long, Erin Gillespie, spokeswoman for the Department of Children and Families, said Monday. If they can go back home safely we want to get them home quickly and if not, we want to get them adopt ed. Florida privatized its foster care system nearly a decade ago, contracting out casework and other services, which experts said contributed to a dip in the ranks of kids in care. Its foster care num bers dropped from about 29,000 in 2006 to under 20,000 for the 2011 fiscal year. However, the figure has crept up in the past 18 months, from 18,240 in Jan. 2011 to 19,730 last month. State officials said high profile child abuse cases have resulted in more calls to the states abuse hotline and more abuse investiga tions. They also say sub stance abuse by parents is pushing more kids into foster care. In some areas as many as 70 percent of our inves tigations are related to prescription drug abuse, Gillespie said. One of the most belea guered child-welfare systems at present is Arizonas; the number of children in foster care there rose to 11,535 on Sept. 30 from 9,030 a year earlier. The states child-protection agency has reported difficulties hiring and retaining quali fied staff, and says the risk of child maltreatment has been heightened by economic stress on many families. In Arizonas Pima County, a government office was converted into a childrens shelter on a recent weekend because foster homes and group homes in the Tucson area were full, according to the Arizona Daily Star. Foster care population drops for 6th straight year Lake City Reporter


By STEVEN WINEAssociated PressWIMBLEDON, England — Four-time Olympian Venus Williams walked off Wimbledon’s Court 2 glee-fully waving her fist as fans chanted, “U-S-A! U-S-A!” Twenty minutes later, at the other end of the All England Club, Serena Williams departed Court 1 with a triumphant grin and a shout of “Wooo!” Ten minutes after that, Roger Federer closed out his latest Centre Court vic-tory in pursuit of his first career singles gold medal. A schedule backlog transformed the Olympics at Wimbledon into a parade of Grand Slam champions Monday, with the Williams sisters and Federer all playing at the same time. And all won.“What a good day for fans between me, Venus, Roger and all the other players,” Serena Williams said. “It’s such a great experience.” Venus Williams waited an extra day because of rain to begin her bid for a record fourth gold medal in Olympic tennis, then defeated recent French Open runner-up Sara Errani of Italy 6-3, 6-1. Serena completed a July sweep of Poland’s Radwanska sisters by beat-ing Urszula in the second round, 6-2, 6-3. Federer also reached the third round, beating Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 6-2. After winning in singles, the Williams sisters began a bid for their third Olympic doubles gold medal by elim-inating Sorana Cirstea and Simona Halep of Romania 6-3, 6-2. They won in 2000 and 2008. Other major champions to advance in singles includ-ed three-time Olympian Lleyton Hewitt, top-seeded Victoria Azarenka, Kim Clijsters, Petra Kvitova, Ana Ivanovic and three-time Wimbledon runner-up Andy Roddick. Leander Paes of India became the first tennis player to compete in six Olympics.Associated PressLake City golfer Blayne Barber earned a $4,560 paycheck in his inaugu-ral event on the Tour. Barber shot round of 69-71-71-71—282 at the par 71 Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet Course) in Columbus, Ohio, and tied for 33rd. Barber received an invitation to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational following the NCAA Championship as one of 12 college All-Americans and turned pro for the tournament. The tournament was won by Ben Kohles of the University of Virginia, who also turned pro for the event. He defeated Luke Guthrie, who turned pro out of the University of Illinois, with a birdie on the first playoff hole. The two finished at 12-under.Canadian OpenANCASTER, Ontario — Four straight birdies put Scott Piercy into the Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports 1BSPORTS BRIEFS Pro Motion Therapy donates to Fort White sports programs. Williams sisters win singles and doubles matches. GOLF continued on 3B Lake City golfer shoots 2-under in pro debut. LCMS FOOTBALL Falcons practice begins Monday Lake City Middle School football practice begins at 4 p.m. Monday with a meeting in the gym. Free physicals will be offered and a notary will be on site for paperwork (bring picture ID). Parents must accompany incoming sixth-, seventhand eighth-grade players for paperwork. To receive information by e-mail, send a request to Practice will be 5-7:30 p.m. weekdays until school starts. For details, call coach Richard Keen at 623-4629. CHS SWIMMING Parents meeting on Thursday Columbia High swim team has a parents meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Columbia High. All interested high school students and parents are invited. Parent permission and drug consent forms must be turned in at the meeting. Participants must have a physical. Registration packets for interested high school students are at the Columbia Aquatic Center. The first practice is 4 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Aquatic Center. For details, call Stephanie Polhamus at 344-7796. CHS VOLLEYBALL Varsity tryouts on Monday Columbia High varsity volleyball tryouts begin at 8 a.m. on Monday. The junior varsity tryouts are 3:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Participants must have a current physical, and parent permission and drug consent forms signed and notarized. Forms can be picked up at the CHS front office. For details, e-mail coach Rebecca Golden at CHS FOOTBALL Free Tiger Cub Camp Saturday Coach Brian Allen is hosting a free Tiger Cub Camp for boys ages 7-13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Tiger Stadium. The Quarterback Club has a “Tiger Mania” day planned in conjunction with the camp. There will be a garage sale and membership drive, and hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be sold. For details, call Joe Martino at 984-0452. CHS GIRLS GOLF Lady Tiger golf 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. For details, call Chet Carter at 365-7097.Q From staff reports COURTESY PHOTOLake City golfer Blayne Barber competes for Auburn at the NCAA Championship before turning pro. Barber earns check in tourney Big names roll at Olympic tennis ASSOCIATED PRESSSerena Williams (left) and Venus Williams of the United S tates clasp hands as they compete against Sorana Cirstea and Simona Halep of Romania in Olympics women’s doubles at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London on Monday. TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterFort White High head football coach Demetric Jackson show s off two of the benches and weight training machines that were upholstered by Pro Motion Therapy of Lake City. Pro Motion also donated training bands and medicine balls. Weight room upgrade By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE — Fort White High’s weight room got an over-haul courtesy of Pro Motion Therapy. The Lake City company upholstered all the weight benches, as well as the leg extension, leg curls and supplemental strength machines. “Our benches were all red and a friend of mine had donated a couple of machines and they were blue,” Fort White High head coach Demetric Jackson said Monday. “They colorcoordinated everything. Reginald Koon did the work and he did a great job. I was really pleased.” Jackson said Pro Motion Therapy also donated weight bands and medicine balls. “We incorporate the bands in every workout,” Jackson said. “We do a lot of work with the medicine balls. The volleyball, cross country and track teams are using them a lot.” Jackson reported that 16 varsity players and 13 junior varsity players made all their summer workouts. Parents Night is 6 p.m. Sunday at the gym. At the meeting Jackson will discuss all team rules and make sure players have their physicals and permis-sion forms in order. Food will be served and the upcoming season will be previewed. Practice starts Monday.


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, L.A. Angels at Texas or Chicago White Sox at Minnesota WGN — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs SOCCER 7 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS/Premier League, exhibition, Tottenham at New YorkOLYMPICSTelevision Today 4 a.m. NBCSN — LIVE: men’s basketball, United States vs. Tunisia, China vs. Russia, France vs. Argentina; women’s soccer, United States vs. North Korea, at Manchester, England; equestrian: eventing, team jumping Gold Medal final, individual jumping Gold Medal final; DELAYED TAPE: beach volleyball: men’s, Brazil vs. Switzerland, women’s, Brazil vs. Germany; LIVE: boxing; men’s water polo, Hungary vs. Montenegro; DELAYED TAPE: men’s shooting, skeet Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL — Men’s: United States vs. Tunisia, France vs. Argentina, China vs. Russia, Australia vs. Spain, Britain vs. Brazil, Lithuania vs. Nigeria, at London 7 a.m. BRAVO — Tennis: singles early rounds, doubles quarterfinals, at London 9 a.m. MSNBC — LIVE: women’s field hockey, United States vs. Argentina; women’s soccer: Canada vs. Sweden, at Newcastle, England; France vs. Colombia, at Newcastle, England; Britain vs. Brazil, at London; SAME-DAY TAPE: weightlifting, Gold Medal finals; women’s table tennis, semifinal; men’s archery, individual; bad-minton, at London TELEMUNDO — Swimming; men’s basketball; beach volleyball; men’s volleyball; boxing; tennis, at London (same-day tape) 9:30 a.m. NBC SOCCER — LIVE: women’s: United States vs. North Korea, at Manchester, England; Canada vs. Sweden, at Newcastle, England; Britain vs. Brazil, at London; SAME-DAY TAPE: Japan vs. South Africa, at Cardiff, Wales; France vs. Colombia, at Newcastle, England; New Zealand vs. Cameroon, at Coventry, England 10 a.m. NBC — SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; LIVE: men’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Spain; men’s volleyball, United States vs. Germany; men’s water polo, United States vs. Romania; men’s canoeing: whitewater, C-1 Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: rowing, semifinals, at London 5 p.m. CNBC — Boxing, at London (sameday tape) 8 p.m. NBC — Women’s gymnastics, team Gold Medal final; swimming, Gold Medal finals: men’s 200m butterfly, men’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay, women’s 200m freestyle, women’s 200m individual medley; women’s diving, synchronized plat-form Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO — Women’s gymnastics, team Gold Medal final; swimming, Gold Medal finals; women’s diving, synchronized platform Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC — Swimming, semifinals; women’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Netherlands, at London (delayed tape) ——— Wednesday 4 a.m. NBCSN — LIVE: women’s basketball, United States vs. Turkey; men’s soccer: Brazil vs. New Zealand, at Newcastle, England; Mexico vs. Switzerland, at Cardiff, Wales; Britain vs. Uruguay, at Cardiff, Wales; beach volleyball: men’s, Germany vs. Switzerland, DELAYED TAPE: women’s, Brazil vs. Czech Republic; women’s cycling, time trial; women’s water polo, Hungary vs. China; LIVE: women’s volleyball, Dominican Republic vs. Japan; men’s field hockey, Spain vs. Australia; DELAYED TAPE: men’s archery, individual; women’s fencing, sabre; table tennis, men’s singles quarterfinal; badminton, at London NBC BASKETBALL — Women’s: United States vs. Turkey, Australia vs. Brazil, Canada vs. France, China vs. Angola, Britain vs. Russia, Croatia vs. Czech Republic, at London 7 a.m. BRAVO — Tennis, at London 9 a.m. MSNBC — LIVE: men’s soccer: Spain vs. Morocco, at Manchester, England; Senegal vs. United Arab Emirates, at Coventry, England; women’s beach volleyball, Czech Republic vs. Australia; boxing; women’s fencing, sabre Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: women’s table tennis, Gold Medal final; women’s weightlifting, 69 kg Gold Medal final; women’s handball, Serbia vs. Denmark, at London TELEMUNDO — LIVE: men’s soccer: Mexico vs. Switzerland, at Cardiff, Wales; Brazil vs. New Zealand, at Newcastle, England; Britain vs. Uruguay, at Cardiff, Wales; SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; tennis; boxing, at London 9:30 a.m. NBC SOCCER — LIVE: men’s, Brazil vs. New Zealand, at Newcastle, England; Spain vs. Morocco, at Manchester, England; Britain vs. Uruguay, at Cardiff, Wales; SAME-DAY TAPE: Egypt vs. Belarus, at Glasgow, Scotland; Mexico vs. Switzerland, at Cardiff, Wales; Japan vs. Honduras, at Coventry, England; South Korea vs. Gabon, at London; Senegal vs. United Arab Emirates, at Coventry, England 10 a.m. NBC — SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; LIVE: men’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Latvia; women’s volleyball, United States vs. China; women’s water polo, United States vs. Spain; SAME-DAY TAPE: men’s cycling, individual time trial; men’s canoe-ing: whitewater, K-1 Gold Medal final; row-ing, Gold Medal finals, at London 5 p.m. CNBC — Boxing, at London (sameday tape) 8 p.m. NBC — Swimming, Gold Medal finals: men’s 200m breaststroke, men’s 100m freestyle, women’s 200m butterfly, women’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay; men’s gymnastics, all-around Gold Medal final; women’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Austria; men’s diving, synchronized springboard Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO — Swimming, Gold Medal finals; men’s gymnastics, all-around Gold Medal final; men’s diving, synchronized springboard Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC — Swimming, semifinals; women’s cycling, time trial, at London (delayed tape)Medalists Monday DIVING Men Synchronized 10m Platform GOLD—China (Cao Yuan, Zhang Yanquan). SILVER—Mexico (Ivan Garcia Navarro, German Sanchez Sanchez). BRONZE—United States (David Boudia, Noblesville, Ind., Nicholas Mccrory, Chapel Hill, N.C.). FENCING Women Individual Epee GOLD—Yana Shemyakina, Ukraine.SILVER—Britta Heidemann, Germany.BRONZE—Sun Yujie, China. GYMNASTICS Men Team GOLD—China (Chen Yibing; Feng Zhe; Guo Weiyang; Zhang Chenglong; Zou Kai). SILVER—Japan (Ryohei Kato; Kazuhito Tanaka; Yusuke Tanaka; Kohei Uchimura; Koji Yamamuro). BRONZE—Britain (Sam Oldham; Daniel Purvis; Louis Smith; Kristian Thomas; Max Whitlock). JUDO Men 73Kg GOLD—Mansur Isaev, Russia.SILVER—Riki Nakaya, Japan.BRONZE—Nyam-Ochir Sainjargal, Mongolia. BRONZE—Ugo Legrand, France. Women 57Kg GOLD—Kaori Matsumoto, Japan.SILVER—Corina Caprioriu, Romania.BRONZE—Marti Malloy, Oak Harbor, Wash. BRONZE—Automne Pavia, France. SHOOTING Men 10m Air Rifle GOLD—Alin George Moldoveanu, Romania. SILVER—Niccolo Campriani, Italy.BRONZE—Gagan Narang, India. SWIMMING Men 200 Freestyle GOLD—Yannick Agnel, France.SILVER—Park Taehwan, South Korea.SILVER—Sun Yang, China. 100 Backstroke GOLD—Matthew Grevers, Lake Forest, Ill. SILVER—Nick Thoman, Cincinnati.BRONZE—Ryosuke Irie, Japan. Women 100 Breaststroke GOLD—Ruta Meilutyte, Lithuania.SILVER—Rebecca Soni, Plainsboro, N.J.BRONZE—Satomi Suzuki, Japan. 100 Backstroke GOLD—Missy Franklin, Centennial, Colo. SILVER—Emily Seebohm, Australia.BRONZE—Aya Terakawa, Japan. WEIGHTLIFTING Men 62Kg GOLD—Un Guk Kim, North Korea.SILVER—Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera, Colombia. BRONZE—Irawan Eko Yuli, Indonesia. Women 58Kg GOLD—Li Xueying, China.SILVER—Pimsiri Sirikaew, Thailand.BRONZE—Yuliya Kalina, Ukraine. Medals tableNation G S B Total China 9 5 3 17 United States 5 7 5 17 Japan 1 4 6 11 Italy 2 4 2 8 France 3 1 3 7 South Korea 2 2 2 6 Russia 2 0 3 5 North Korea 3 0 1 4 Australia 1 2 1 4 Romania 1 2 0 3 Brazil 1 1 1 3 Hungary 1 1 1 3 Ukraine 1 0 2 3 Britain 0 1 2 3 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2 Netherlands 1 1 0 2 Colombia 0 2 0 2 Georgia 1 0 0 1 Lithuania 1 0 0 1 South Africa 1 0 0 1 Cuba 0 1 0 1 Germany 0 1 0 1 Mexico 0 1 0 1 Poland 0 1 0 1 Taiwan 0 1 0 1 Thailand 0 1 0 1 Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1 Belgium 0 0 1 1 Canada 0 0 1 1 India 0 0 1 1 Indonesia 0 0 1 1 Moldova 0 0 1 1 Mongolia 0 0 1 1 Norway 0 0 1 1 Serbia 0 0 1 1 Slovakia 0 0 1 1 Uzbekistan 0 0 1 1 BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 60 41 .594 — Baltimore 53 49 .520 7 12 Tampa Bay 53 49 .520 7 12 Toronto 51 50 .505 9Boston 51 51 .500 9 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 55 46 .545 —Detroit 54 48 .529 1 12 Cleveland 50 52 .490 5 12 Minnesota 43 58 .426 12 Kansas City 41 60 .406 14 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 59 41 .590 — Oakland 55 46 .545 4 12 Los Angeles 55 47 .539 5 Seattle 47 57 .452 14 Late Saturday Boston 8, N.Y. Yankees 6Seattle 4, Kansas City 3Oakland 6, Baltimore 1Minnesota 12, Cleveland 5Chicago White Sox 5, Texas 2Tampa Bay 3, L.A. Angels 0 Sunday’s Games Detroit 4, Toronto 1Baltimore 6, Oakland 1Minnesota 5, Cleveland 1Tampa Bay 2, L.A. Angels 0Seattle 7, Kansas City 6Texas 2, Chicago White Sox 0Boston 3, N.Y. Yankees 2, 10 innings Monday’s Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees (n)L.A. Angels at Texas (n)Detroit at Boston (n)Chicago White Sox at Minnesota (n)Tampa Bay at Oakland (n)Toronto at Seattle (n) Today’s Games Baltimore (Tillman 3-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 10-4), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 11-6) at Boston (Beckett 5-9), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 13-1) at Texas (D.Holland 7-5), 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Liriano 3-10) at Minnesota (Blackburn 4-6), 8:10 p.m. Cleveland (D.Lowe 8-9) at Kansas City (Hochevar 6-9), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 8-7) at Oakland (Milone 9-7), 10:05 p.m. Toronto (Laffey 2-1) at Seattle (Vargas 11-7), 10:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Oakland, 3:35 p.m.Detroit at Boston, 7:10 p.m.L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.Toronto at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 61 40 .604 —Atlanta 57 44 .564 4 New York 49 53 .480 12 12 Miami 47 54 .465 14 Philadelphia 45 57 .441 16 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 61 40 .604 — Pittsburgh 58 43 .574 3 St. Louis 54 48 .529 7 12 Milwaukee 45 56 .446 16Chicago 42 58 .420 18 12 Houston 35 68 .340 27 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 55 46 .545 — Los Angeles 56 47 .544 — Arizona 51 51 .500 4 12 San Diego 43 60 .417 13 Colorado 37 63 .370 17 12 Late Saturday L.A. Dodgers 10, San Francisco 0Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3Atlanta 2, Philadelphia 1Miami 4, San Diego 2Washington 4, Milwaukee 1Arizona 6, N.Y. Mets 3 Cincinnati 9, Colorado 7 Sunday’s Games Miami 5, San Diego 4, 10 inningsAtlanta 6, Philadelphia 2Houston 9, Pittsburgh 5Washington 11, Milwaukee 10, 11 innings Chicago Cubs 4, St. Louis 2, 10 inningsCincinnati 7, Colorado 2L.A. Dodgers 4, San Francisco 0N.Y. Mets 5, Arizona 1 Monday’s Games Miami at Atlanta (n)San Diego at Cincinnati (n)Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs (n)Houston at Milwaukee (n)Arizona at L.A. Dodgers (n)N.Y. Mets at San Francisco (n) Today’s Games Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 1-6) at Washington (Strasburg 11-4), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 8-9) at Atlanta (Medlen 1-1), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Marquis 4-5) at Cincinnati (Bailey 9-6), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 12-3) at Chicago Cubs (Dempster 5-5), 8:05 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 1-3) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 8-8), 8:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 10-2) at Colorado (Francis 3-2), 8:40 p.m. Arizona (Miley 11-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 10-6), 10:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Harvey 1-0) at San Francisco (Lincecum 4-11), 10:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Houston at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m.Philadelphia at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Miami at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.San Diego at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.St. Louis at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. Three-homer games Players who have hit three or more home runs in a game this season: American League 4 — Josh Hamilton, Texas at Baltimore, May 8. 3 — Curtis Granderson, N.Y. Yankees vs. Minnesota, April 19. National League 3 — Ryan Braun, Milwaukee at San Diego, April 30. 3 — Joey Votto, Cincinnati vs. Washington, May 13. 3 — Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado vs. Houston, May 30. 3 — Jason Kubel, Arizona vs. Houston, July 21. 3 — Ike Davis, N.Y. Mets at Arizona, July 28.AUTO RACINGBrickyard 400 At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday (Start position in parentheses) 1. (6) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 160 laps, 150 rating, 48 points, $430,461. 2. (7) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 160, 122.9, 43, $362,108. 3. (5) Greg Biffle, Ford, 160, 117.4, 42, $293,525. 4. (20) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 160, 107.5, 40, $263,750. 5. (9) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 160, 118.1, 40, $266,961. 6. (1) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 160, 113, 39, $250,091. 7. (11) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 160, 95.1, 37, $230,058. 8. (17) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 160, 100.6, 36, $212,539. 9. (22) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 160, 96.1, 36, $214,470. 10. (28) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 160, 81.7, 34, $230,175. 11. (19) Mark Martin, Toyota, 160, 88.4, 33, $170,175. 12. (15) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 160, 91.2, 32, $172,850. 13. (27) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 160, 80.4, 31, $205,236. 14. (8) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 160, 90.1, 30, $167,300. 15. (33) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 160, 70.9, 29, $186,139. 16. (24) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 160, 74, 0, $197,475. 17. (18) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 160, 70.9, 0, $155,525. 18. (14) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 160, 78.6, 26, $180,483. 19. (4) Aric Almirola, Ford, 160, 73.7, 25, $191,411. 20. (23) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 160, 69.1, 24, $181,208. 21. (12) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 160, 63.1, 23, $180,966. 22. (16) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 160, 60.4, 22, $180,908. 23. (32) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 160, 55.2, 21, $148,725. 24. (26) David Stremme, Toyota, 160, 46.9, 20, $163,783. 25. (38) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 160, 55, 20, $173,395. 26. (29) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 160, 56.1, 19, $167,858. 27. (31) David Gilliland, Ford, 160, 49.5, 17, $156,008. 28. (36) David Ragan, Ford, 160, 43.1, 16, $152,397. 29. (2) Carl Edwards, Ford, 156, 54.1, 15, $189,591. 30. (42) Ken Schrader, Ford, 156, 35, 14, $148,825. 31. (37) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, 154, 35.6, 13, $148,275. 32. (21) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 151, 66.7, 12, $180,350. 33. (3) Joey Logano, Toyota, 144, 74.1, 11, $148,525. 34. (25) Casey Mears, Ford, 137, 45.6, 10, $137,725. 35. (10) Matt Kenseth, Ford, accident, 132, 82.5, 10, $186,011. 36. (13) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, engine, 126, 67.3, 8, $145,375. 37. (30) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, accident, 40, 38.7, 7, $145,300. 38. (34) Scott Speed, Ford, brakes, 23, 37.6, 6, $137,170. 39. (41) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, transmission, 20, 33.5, 5, $133,325. 40. (35) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, brakes, 19, 30, 4, $133,245. 41. (40) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, rear gear, 14, 28.8, 3, $133,070. 42. (39) Mike Skinner, Ford, rear gear, 11, 29.9, 0, $132,975. 43. (43) Mike Bliss, Toyota, engine, 5, 29.4, 0, $133,356. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 137.680 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 54 minutes, 19 seconds. Margin of Victory: 4.758 seconds.Caution Flags: 5 for 25 laps.Lead Changes: 17 among 9 drivers.Top 12 in Points: 1. D.Earnhardt Jr., 731; 2. M.Kenseth, 717; 3. G.Biffle, 709; 4. J.Johnson, 704; 5. D.Hamlin, 667; 6. K.Harvick, 653; 7. M.Truex Jr., 653; 8. T.Stewart, 652; 9. B.Keselowski, 649; 10. C.Bowyer, 643; 11. Ky.Busch, 588; 12. C.Edwards, 582.FOOTBALLNFL preseason games Sunday Arizona vs. New Orleans at Canton, Ohio, 8 p.m. (NFLN) Thursday, Aug. 9 Washington at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.New Orleans at New England, 7:30 p.m. Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 8 p.m.Denver at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.Green Bay at San Diego, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Aug. 10 N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.N.Y. 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By CHRIS JENKINSAssociated PressINDIANAPOLIS — Startled awake by an ear-splitting fireworks blast at 6 a.m., then annoyed by an early morning sound check session by the band that was playing the pre-race show, Jimmie Johnson’s day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn’t exactly get off to a winning start. It ended just fine, though — with Johnson making plenty of noise of his own. Johnson stamped another exclamation point on his racing resume Sunday, a dominant drive that ended with his fourth career Brickyard 400 victory. Afterward, Johnson was able to laugh about how annoyed he was by the aerial bomb blast that signaled to fans that the track’s gates were open — so annoyed, in fact, that he complained about it with a post on his Twitter account. “I thought the motor home next to me blew up,” Johnson said. “I was look-ing for a fire extinguisher to put out the fire. I guess getting up earlier than I wanted to let me prepare for the day and get ready.” Johnson said he got over it quickly, and that he respects that the big boom is part of the track’s tradition. And he’d better respect Indy tradition, because he’s now a big part of it. With the win, Johnson joined Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon as the only NASCAR drivers to win four times at the historic 2.5-mile track, which has hosted stock car racing since 1994. The victory also puts Johnson among some top names in the track’s record books. Only three drivers have won four Indianapolis 500s: A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser Sr. Formula One ace Michael Schumacher won the U.S. Grand Prix five times on Indy’s road course configuration. “I’m able to join racing legends, my heroes and people I looked up to my entire life,” Johnson said. “To join them was a huge, huge honor.” Johnson took it all in after the race, taking a victory lap in a pace car with his wife, his daughter and his crew guys all piled on board. Kyle Busch finished second, followed by Greg Biffle, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Gordon. Pole sitter Denny Hamlin was sixth. Nobody had a car capable of challenging Johnson, who led 99 of 160 laps. “It didn’t really matter if you were in front of him or not, he was going to pass you in about four or five laps anyway,” Biffle said. “His car was just really, really good.” Team owner Rick Hendrick said the win was a testament to the combined talents of Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus. “I think the equipment is so equal today, but you’ve got to look at the talent Jimmie has and the talent Chad has and the pit crew and everything else, the feedback, the communica-tions,” Hendrick said. “I’ve never seen a guy that could drive a car as out of control and make it look in control as Jimmie can.” And as the No. 48 team celebrated a victory, anoth-er Hendrick driver solidi-fied his surprising status as a Sprint Cup championship front-runner. With his fourth-place run Sunday, Earnhardt Jr. took over the points lead — 14 points ahead of Matt Kenseth, whose day ended early in a crash with Joey Logano. “We’ve persevered all year, and we’ve done good work all year,” Earnhardt said. “I think it is a bit of a confidence booster, some-thing I’m proud of because we’ve worked hard all year and we’ve got something to show for it.” Earnhardt took the points lead at the expense of Kenseth, whose car was banged-up and smoldering after he tangled with Logano. “It is crazy there at the end,” Kenseth said. “You could see the wreck hap-pening and I was just hop-ing I wasn’t going to be in it.” It also was a rough day for Carl Edwards, whose engine began losing power only a handful of laps into the race. By PAUL NEWBERRYAssociated PressLONDON — Michael Phelps has yet to win a gold medal, and Ryan Lochte’s star is fading. So along came Missy Franklin to restore American swim hopes with a gutty perfor-mance at the Olympics on Monday night. Coming back less than 14 minutes after swimming a semifinal heat, the Colorado teenager won the first gold medal of what figures to be a dazzling career, rallying to win the 100-meter backstroke. “Indescribable,” the 17-year-old Franklin said. “I still can’t believe that hap-pened. I don’t even know what to think. I saw my par-ents’ reaction on the screen and I just started bawling. I can’t even think right now.” Matt Grevers kept the gold medals coming in rat-a-tat fashion, following up Franklin’s win with one of his own in the men’s 100 back. For good measure, Nick Thoman made it a 1-2 finish for the red, white and blue by taking the silver. Rebecca Soni nearly pulled out a third U.S. gold, rallying furiously on the return leg of the 100 breaststroke. But she couldn’t quite catch blazing Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte, a gold medalist at the tender age of 15. Good thing for the U.S. that Franklin and the other Americans are coming through. Phelps missed the podium in his 2012 Olympic debut, and Lochte has turned two straight disappointing per-formances after opening the games with a dominant win in the 400 individual medley. He finished fourth and off the podium Monday night in the 200 freestyle, which France’s Yannick Agnel won by a full body length against a field with gold medalists galore. On Sunday, Lochte anchored the U.S. in the 4x100 free relay, taking over with a seemingly comfort-able lead. But Agnel chased him down on the final leg, giving France the gold. Now, another defeat.“I did my best,” Lochte said. “I guess sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. I gave it 110 percent. There’s probably some things I messed up on, but you live and learn. (Agnel is) a great racer. There’s no doubt about it. He’s quick and he showed it last night and tonight. I’m happy for him. He did good.” Franklin, who was rattled less than two weeks before the Olympics by the Aurora theater shooting not far from her home, showed tremendous resiliency rac-ing with such a short break following the semis of the 200 freestyle. She barely advanced in the first race, qualifying for Tuesday night’s final with the eighth-fastest time, but she was clearly saving something for the one with a medal on the line. Australia’s Emily Seebohm, the top qualifi-er, led at the turn and was under world-record pace, but Franklin showed a remarkable finishing kick. With her arms whirling, the 6-foot-1 swimmer passed the Aussie in the final 25 meters and lunged toward the wall for a winning time of 58.33 seconds. Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012 3B3BSPORTS GOLF: Couples wins Continued From Page 1B scores Ben Kohles, $144,000 66-69-67-70—272Luke Guthrie, $86,400 72-65-69-66—272C. 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McGirt, tied for the lead playing the 18th, put his approach into the bunker and blasted out to 18 feet, missing the par putt that would have forced a playoff. Garrigus, the 54-hole leader, missed six putts inside 8 feet. He missed a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th to force a play-off and had to settle for a 70. Pierce finished at 17-under 263 and tied the oldest 72-hole scor-ing record on the PGA Tour. Johnny Palmer had a 263 when he won in 1952 at St. Charles in Winnipeg, Manitoba.Senior British OpenTURNBERRY, Scotland — Fred Couples won the Senior British Open, birdieing the final two holes for a two-stroke victory over Gary Hallberg on Turnberry’s Ailsa Course.Evian MastersEVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — South Korea’s Inbee Park won the Evian Masters. U.S. basketball: Pick your poison LONDON T he question was whether the U.S. Olympic basketball team could be beaten. “Sometimes a team wants to show that this is their tournament,” French coach Vincent Collet said Sunday, after getting blown out 98-71 in Sunday’s opener. “They did it today.” Those were the last two sentences of his answer. The first was how he hoped to have a chance to try again. The dozen or so in between were how Collet had hoped to accomplish it the first time around. All of them can be summarized by something heavyweight-turned-thespian Iron Mike Tyson once famously said: “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” In Collet’s case, his plan was to limit turnovers on one end by having his players protect the ball and second-chance points on the other by controlling the defensive boards. The French succeeded at neither, largely because their opponents played without much in the way of opening-night jitters and with way more defensive intensity than some of the packed-with-NBA-superstar squads that USA Basketball sent to the games in the past. That said, it’s not as if the French didn’t know what to expect. They boast a half-dozen NBA players of their own, the second-largest contingent in London, and were the darlings of the U.S.-can-be-beaten crowd. But after hanging tough early — France trailed by a point at the end of the first quarter — the opportunistic U.S. defense and their own frigid shooting from beyond the 3-point arc (2 of 22) doomed any hopes of an upset. Afterward, the same question put to Collet was put to a few of his players. Tony Parker pronounced the U.S. team would be “very, very tough to beat,” and none of his teammates objected very loudly. The most optimistic assessment, ultimately, came from the young and freshly minted Portland Trail Blazer millionaire Nicolas Batum. “You have to play a 40-minute game, continue to rebound. Take care of the ball and play good defense” he said. Besides his own team, Batum nominated Spain, Argentina and Brazil. That’s no coincidence, since all three gave the U.S. side some trouble on the road to London. After one period Brazil was ahead by 10 and Spain by 1; Argentina cut a 20-point deficit to four. All three eventually got punched in the face. It might not take a perfect storm to sink the U.S. gold medal cruise. Maybe they get into foul trouble early, or fall in love with the three-point shot on a night they’re not falling. Maybe they run into a team with a point guard who doesn’t turn the ball over and deftly finds his big guys underneath, where the U.S. team has no true center other than Tyson Chandler. Sounds a lot like Spain, when Jose Calderon is handling the ball smartly and feeding big men Pau and Marc Gasol. “It’s a case of ... of ...” Turiaf paused, looking for a phrase. He didn’t look pleased, either. “A case of ‘pick your poison?’” someone offered. “Exactly,’ he said, nodding gravely. “Pick your poison.” Q Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press Write to him at jlitke(at) and follow him at gets gold ASSOCIATED PRESSUnited States’ Missy Franklin reacts after winning the women ’s 100-meter backstroke swimming gold medal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympi c Park in London on Monday. Johnson wins Brickyard 400, as Junior takes points leadASSOCIATED PRESSJimmie Johnson celebrates after winning the NASCAR Spri nt Cup Series Brickyard 400 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis on Sunday.


DEAR ABBY: My nephew “George” -who dumped his wife and children for a barmaid -died recently. He was dead broke, so my sister paid for his funeral. I didn’t attend, but I was told that George’s cremated remains were put in a whis-key bottle by the barmaid, and the bottle was going to be buried in my mother’s grave. Why my sister, his siblings and his kids went along with this idea I’ll never know. None of us were raised that way. I found out about it only after the service and put a stop to it. As far as I’m concerned, they could have buried him in a condom, but NOT in my mother’s grave! Was I wrong to put a stop to this travesty? -DISGUSTED UNCLE DEAR DISGUSTED UNCLE: No, you weren’t. Your sister, nieces and nephews may have agreed because it seemed like a low-cost way to dispose of George’s remains. But I’ll bet they didn’t know the cemetery would charge a hefty fee for a second inter-ment. Because your nephew spent his life with a woman who worked in a bar, there’s a certain symmetry to the idea of a whiskey bottle being used as his urn. I was told of a widow who did the same thing with her husband’s ashes -and then she had the bottle made into a lamp because her husband “lit up her life.” Someone should mention it to George’s grieving lady friend as a way to keep him with her until they can be buried (or scattered) some-where together. DEAR ABBY: I exercise in the pool at a women’s health club. Several women there share personal infor-mation with each other in loud voices. One of them talks nonstop with anyone she can get to engage with her. By the way, these women are not exercising. They just stand in the pool socializing. Abby, I’m a captive audi-ence! I can’t escape from their chatter. I don’t want to hear about their divorce, colonoscopy or aches and pains. I have mentioned this to the staff with no success. Could you please address voice volume and appro-priate sharing in confined spaces? -FRUSTRATED IN FLORIDA DEAR FRUSTRATED: The staff at the gym may be reluctant to speak to the women because they’re afraid it will cause them to cancel their memberships. That’s why the person who should address the voice volume issue is YOU. The women may be unaware that you can hear every word they say. If asking the magpies to pipe down doesn’t work, then you’ll have to swim at a time when they are not around. DEAR ABBY: I was cleaning out my closets and I’m wondering if there is any advice you can give on donating household items to charity. Is there a right way or wrong way to pack them up? -GAIL IN OSHKOSH, WIS. DEAR GAIL: Any items you decide to donate should be clean and in good working order. If you are getting rid of china or glass-ware, toss anything that is chipped and wrap the rest individually in newspaper so it arrives at its destination without breaking. Clothing should be clean, neatly fold-ed and free of stains. Before giving your things away, ask yourself if you were on the receiving end, would you want it? DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can’t please everyone, but you must please yourself. Emotions will mount if you take on too much or you feel pres-sured by someone. Keep things simple and be gra-cious. Your strength of character will impress your greatest rival and critic. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Finish what you start and make a good impres-sion. Greater involvement in something that interests you will help you realize your potential and deter-mine your goals. Show your talent and ask for what you need to excel. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t sit on the side-lines waiting for a turn. Connect with people who share your sentiments and can help you get ahead. A change in direction or the way you approach a project will spark renewed enthu-siasm. 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Contact Roger at 386-365-4185 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Artwo rk-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTFOR THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2011-CA-51621STMORTGAGE CORPORA-TION, a Delaware corporationPlaintiff,vs.WESLEYCHAPMAN A/K/AWES-LEYW. CHAPMAN, JR.; AND JU-DYCHAPMAN A/K/AJUDYK. CHAPMAN, HIS WIFE,Defendants.CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accord-ance with the Plaintiff’s final Judg-ment of Foreclosure entered on July 11, 2012 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bid-der for cash on 8/15/12 at 11:00 AM ESTon the Third Floor of the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32055, the following described prop-erty:Lot 2, Block B, COLUMBIAES-TATES, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 112 and 112A, of the Public Records of Columbia County, Flori-da.TOGETHER WITH that certain 2004 Fleetwood 52’x24’manufac-tured home, located on the property bearing Serial/VIN No.’s: GAFL335A88832EA21 and GAFL335B88832EA21.Property address: 8455 SWState Road 47, Lake City, FL32024ANYPERSON 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.Dated: 7/17/12P. DEWITTCASONClerk of CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05533848July 31, 2012August 7, 2012 Public Auction to be held August 31, 2012 at 8AM at Ozzie’s Towing & Auto, LLC 2492 SE Baya Ave. Lake City FL, 32025.(386)719-5608Following Vin Numbers:2000 MazdaVin# 1YVGF22C8Y51121032000 MazdaVin# JM1BJ222XY025281805534003JULY31, 2012 REQUESTFORPROPOSALSCompetitive sealed proposals will be received by the Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging dba Elder Options until 4:00 p.m. on September 26, 2012 for the provision of an array of home and community based suppor-tive, nutrition, and family caregiver services under the Older Americans Act. Older Americans Act service providers will be designated for each county in Planning and Service Area 3. These counties are: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, La-fayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Put-nam, Sumter, Suwannee, and Union. The proposal package and applica-tion instructions may be obtained from Elder Options’offices on Au-gust 8, 2012 or thereafter. Elder Op-tions’office is located at 5700 SW34 Street Suite 222, Gainesville, Florida. Elder Options reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.ABidders Conference will be con-ducted concerning this Request for Proposals at 2:00 p.m. on August 24, 2012. Interested parties are encour-aged to attend the Bidders Confer-ence at the following location:Elder Options5700 SW34 Street Suite 222Gainesville, FloridaCorrespondence concerning this ReLegalquest for Proposals should be ad-dressed to:Ms. Janet Kreischer, Home and Community Based Program Coordi-natorElder Options5700 SW34 Street Suite 222Gainesville, Florida 32608(352) 378-664905533850July 31, 2012 100Job Opportunities05533630 FT& PTPC Tech needed for busy local shop. Exp required. Send email to: 16 TEMPFarmworkers needed 9/1/12-11/1/12. Workers will perform various duties associated with planting, cultivating, harvesting, and packing sweet potatoes, & soybeans. Must have 3 months verifiable experience working as a farmworker. Subject to random drug testing at employer’s expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Work tools, supplies & equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier, if appropriate. Worksites in Chickasaw Co, MS. $9.30/hr. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovation or call 386755-9026 & reference job # 56337. K&J Farms – Houston, MS F/TASSISTANT needed. Must have bachelor’s degree and must have information technology experience/knowledge. Must reside in Lake City or be willing to relocate. Fax resume to 386-487-1232 Florida Department of Revenue, General Tax Administration, Collections Available Position : Revenue Specialist III Location : Lake City Apply at People First website Hall’s Pump & Well & Carolyn Height WaterCompany Is seeking someone to work in our Water Treatment and Pump Repair Department. Those who meet the following requirements Need Apply : High school diploma, Class Aor B drivers license, Drug & Alcohol free, & be mechanically inclined. Pre hire Background check mandatory. Apply in person at 904 NW Main Blvd. 386-752-1854 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 @ or call 386-755-2475 MECHANIC for busy truck shop. Experience required with own tools. Southern Specialized 386-752-9754 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 Small historic non-denominational church with a heart for children is seeking a pianist for Sunday services. Please contact 904-259-4194 if interested. 100Job Opportunities05533935TEACHERS Joinour team of over 100 professional teachers! Want to make a difference in the lives of children? 10 Month Preschool Teacher Positions in Lake City; Child development associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC, ECPC) & 40 hours DCF training preferred. 12 Month Infant/Toddler TeacherPositions in Lake City (PT-30 hrs/wk) or Jasper (PT-30 hrs/wk); Child development associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC, ECPC) required. $7.73 $8.71/hr. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more. Apply at 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City, FL or Send resume to: Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2233 EOE 120Medical EmploymentBusy Family Practice Office seeks motivated, experienced person for FT Nursing Asst. Position. Fax resumes to (386) 719-9494. MASTER'S LEVEL CLINICIAN : Lake City, Florida. FT/PT/Contractual Qualifications: MA/MS in Psychology or related field, with two years experience providing direct services. Licensed eligible or registered intern preferred Salary: 39,000 – 45,000 Email resume to: or fax (386) 754-9017 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 CAT 1 year old, Female. 5 toes, inside only, UTD, all shots. Contact 386-344-4495 Free kittens to good home, one orange, one white and light gray. Litter trained, 8 weeks old, Contact 386-288-2504 310Pets & Supplies 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. PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City ReporterREPORTER Classifieds In Print and On 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, JULY31, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 6B 413Musical MerchandiseSPINETPIANO Acrosonic Baldwin, Black, Real Ivory keys, with bench, leave msg. $875.00 Firm. Free Delivery Call 352-509-1855 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 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 forRent2BR/1.5BA, SW, in the country, fenced front and back yard, no indoor pets/lrg dogs, $500mth, $500 sec. Contact 386-984-5072 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 640Mobile Homes forSale2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide ’09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail BIG 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 MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. Palm Harbor Village 4/2 From 499 Mo Loaded3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 ext 210 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Well maintained mobile on 10 acres. 2 car covered carport. $77,900 MLS#79417 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 LG MH on 5 ac. 2144 sqft split w/ 4br/2b, Sold furnished, So many Extras. $65,000 MLS #81201 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! WANTED…CASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 705Rooms forRent Microwave, fridge, laundry, internet, private entrance. Convenient. Contact 386-965-3477 for information 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 2/1 in town Fort White, Lg.Ft & bporch, Lg Liv/Kit/Din, Fenced byard, $750 mo all utils incl. 1st +last+sec. No pets. 941-924-5183. 2BD/1BA DuplexTop to Bottom Renovation. $625.00 per month. NO PETS. 1st/Last/Security. 386-867-9231 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. Washer/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRentBrandywine Apartments Now Renting 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave. Equal Housing Opportunity TDD Number 1-800-955-8771 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www 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 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 Gorgeous, Lake View 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A $450. mo $585 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 Wayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www WindsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www 720Furnished Apts. ForRent1brApt. incl: water, elec, & cable. $595 mo. Good area. Between Lake City & Lake Butler. References & sec. req’d. No pets. 386-719-4808 or 386-466-8289 Rooms 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 3BR/1BANewly Remodeled, CH/A, Stove, Frig, d/w, Shed, Fenced Yard. New Floors & Cabinets. Near Schools. Yard Pet Only. $600 mth. $400 dep 386-984-5856 Brick 3br/2ba Large yard, garage, CH/A. 179 SWStanley Ct. Lake City. $900 mo + $850 dep. Call 386-365-8543 Large 2bd/2ba Renovated, Fireplace, CH/A, seprate work shop / office, by VA,$795 mth.+Dep. Contact 813-784-6017 Totally Refurbished 2/1 duplex, w/ deck & garage 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $700 month 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 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 0553380517,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acres of Land Sale $195,000, Rent $1,500 mo.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 ForSale orLease Preschool/Childcare Building, Turnkey Ready. For more Information call 386-365-3329 FORTWHITE. Newly Remodled. Multi use Comm Prop. Approx 850sqft. Elec. & water incl. Let’s make a deal, $750 941-924-5183. Office Space For Rent Excellent Location 3000 sqft 155 NWEnterprise Way, Lake City. US Hwy 90 West, 1 mile from I-75. Contact 386-755-9457. 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 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice 5 acres on River Rise, S/D Homes only. 2000 sf underground utilities. $65,000 MLS #76151 805Lots forSale 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 3br/2b, 1860 sqft. DWon 5 acres plus above ground pool. $125,000. MLS#80543 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 4/3 Home on 56 acres, fenced, 5,000 sqft warehouse 4br/3ba, 2764 sqft. $550,000. MLS#78420 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 4/33,786sq. ft., 2 additional rooms could be bedrooms, media room, $254,900. MLS#79905 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 5.91 acres, partially cleared. From Charles Springs & Suwannee River. $20,500. MLS#80961 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 6.45 Acres, River Front on Suwannee River, 3 lots, Hamilton County $75,000. MLS#77414 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Brand New Underway in Mayfair, Brick, 3br/2ba split plan. MLS #80025, $171,900 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency MH Enclosed w/ stucco. 3br/2ba, gas fireplace, Pole Barn, New roof. MLS #81043, $62,900 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Well Maintained 1512 sqft, recent remodeling (Kitchen & floors) $89,000. MLS# 79838, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Hardy board home w/ 2 master suites, split plan, huge great room $170,000 MLS# 80458, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Almost 1 acre, with 18x20 metal building on slab, electric, cleared, partially fenced. MLS# 80458, $35,000. Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 COWBOYESTATEon 25 acres, large workshop, horse stalls, in ground pool, cross fenced. MLS 80178 call Janet Creel -Hallmark Real Estate (386)623-1973. Fabulous Home, LCC Club. 4br/3ba, Interior Renovations, 2,328 sqft. $159,900. MLS#78637 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 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 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Small affordable, Corner lot, Fenced yard, Needs TLC, $34,900 MLS #81204 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Great Investment in City Limits. Both units rented. Tenants want to Stay. $50,000 MLS #79208 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 Owner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www RESULTS REALTY, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 20 Acres, wooded, located approx 10 miles from Cedar Key $50,000 MLS #78886 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. 951Recreational VehiclesGAS GOLFCART Fast, 20 hp motor, 25” tires, new front seat, rear seat.$3,500 FirmCall (386) 623-3923 PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation

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