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.................. 5AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 4B Puzzles ................. 5B TODAY IN PEOPLE Cuba Gooding Jr. in trouble? 90 71 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1A Vol. 138, No. 135 COMING THURSDAY Local news roundup. Voting nears;coffers swell By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comWith less than two weeks until the primary election, local candidates have raised nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to attract voters. Saturday marks the first day for early voting, which is open until Aug. 11. Both the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections Main Office, 971 W. Duval St., and the Fort White Branch, 17579 S.W. State Road 47, will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The primary election is Aug. 14. Candidates have raised money from supporters, there own pockets and in-kind con-tributions, which is anything of value donated to a campaign, except money and volunteer work. Candidates spend money materials like flyers, yard signs, food for rallies, bumper stickers and office supplies, as well a head-quarters rent and charity sponsorships. Columbia County SheriffIncumbent Sheriff Mark Hunter has raised $45,787 from January to July 20 in cash and in-kind donations from supporters. That total includes $20,000 worth of signs Hunter donated to his own campaign. Hunter has spent $10,898 so far, according to reports from the county supervisor of elections. Carl Hodson has raised $15,415 in his campaign to become sheriff, including $7,500 Hodson loaned his campaign. Hodson has Local and Third Circuit candidates have raised nearly $750,000 to date. StateDOE chiefquitsBy BILL KACZORAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE — Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson is resigning from the job he’s held for a year, his time marked by glitches in the state’s school grad-ing system and standardized testing pro-gram. Robinson gave no reason for leaving in letters of resignation that he submitted Tuesday to Gov. Rick Scott and State Board of Education Chairwoman Kathleen Shanahan. The letters included a list of accomplishments, but Robinson wrote only that he was resigning effective Aug. 31, “after much contemplation and discussion” with his family. The board, not Scott, appoints the commissioner, but the Republican governor gave Robinson his enthusiastic sup-port after pressuring his pre-decessor, Eric Smith, to resign shortly after Scott took office. Facelift JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterA crew from Ron David Plastering applies stucco while resurfacing a wall on the side of Rowand’s Mini Mall T uesday in downtown Lake City. CAMPAIGN continued on 3A Robinson DOE continued on 5A Columbia County firefighter Lt. Josh Wehinger (from left) talks on his radio as Lake City Fire Department fire-fighter Trevor Caslin checks Kenny Gaines following a house fire Tuesday morning at 1026 NE Lake Drive while awaiting EMS. Gaines, the homeowner, was later taken to a hospital for observation for smoke inhalation and released. The fire department responded with four units, including two administrative personnel and their vehicles. The fire was listed as a cook-ing fire. No other injuries were reported.TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterHouse fire first aid Night ofpartying leads to car theftBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City woman has been charged with the theft of an automobile nearly a week after taking it following a night of partying, say police. Georgie Darlene Wienand, 54, of 265 NW Nemo Road, told Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies that she simTHEFT continued on 5A Wienand Parents to sue over local deathBy KATE BRUMBACKAssociated PressATLANTA — The parents of two high school football players who died after col-lapsing during practice drills in the heat last summer – one in Columbia County – said Tuesday that negligence led to their sons’ deaths and announced plans to sue school or county officials. DEATHS continued on 5A


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 Cuba Gooding Jr. sought on warrant in New Orleans Tuesday: Afternoon: 4-4-9 Evening: 9-0-8 Tuesday: Afternoon: 6-2-2-0 Evening: 0-4-2-5 Monday: 8-19-27-28-30 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 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 Basketball coach Roy Wiliams is 62. n Musician Robert Cray is 59. n Gymnist Bart Conner is 51. n Actor Mark Mitchell is 51. n Hip hop artist Coolio is 49. n Singer Adam Duritz is 48. n Football player Darryl Hall is 46. n Football player Pat Carter is 46. n Writer David Wain is 43. n Actress Tempest Bledsoe is 39. Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become chil dren of God children born not of natural descent, nor of human deci sion or a husbands will, but born of God. John 1:12-13 NIV TALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scotts staff is hav ing trouble again with his emails or at least know ing where they are. Less than three months after announcing a pro gram to post online the governors emails and those of his staff, it turns out only staff emails were available. Scotts emails were in a separate account. The Miami Herald first reported the issue. Scott announced a pro gram he called Project Sunburst in early May that would allow access to his emails within 24 hours of the time they were written. The idea was to give citizens an open and transparent win dow into the workings of state government. When Scott announced Project Sunburst, he noted that some emails might not be put on the website imme diately although most would be available within a week. Scott also said some would have to be reviewed to ensure the information was not exempt to public disclosure. Providing access to only some of the gover nors emails the positive emails sent to an email address not generally avail able to the public at large is not transparency, it is, at the very least, mis information, and under scores the need for strong public access laws, First Amendment Foundation President Barbara Petersen said Tuesday. We need to see Florida officials serious about transparency with their emails, said Dan Krassner, executive direc tor of the ethics research and advocacy group Integrity Florida. Were either going to see trans parency fully embraced by Project Sunburst or continuation of what has essentially been a propa ganda machine. The governor remains on vacation out west and his office did not imme diately respond Tuesday for comment on the latest email controversy. Krassner suggested that Scott adopt a real-time, searchable system similar to one in Alachua County where all emails are auto matically included and immediately available to the public. If a county government can do it, the state govern ment can do it, Krassner said Tuesday. It isnt the first time the first-term Republican gov ernor has been tangled up in an email controversy. Scotts decision in May to make the emails pub lic followed numerous complaints during his first year in office from media organizations that his administration was not fulfilling public records requests in a timely fash ion. It was also about nine months after Scott ordered an investigation into how emails he had written between his election and taking office were deleted. Confidence up 3 points in July GAINESVILLE Florida consumer confi dence is rebounding. A University of Florida survey of 411 residents, which was released Tuesday, showed a 3 point gain in July to 76. That score is on a two-to-150 scale with 100 equaling consumer confidence in the benchmark year of 1966. Floridians perception of being better off than they were a year ago went up 5 points to 82 the highest its been since the end of 2009. They also were more optimistic about their personal finances and that now is a good time to buy big-ticket items. But their confidence in the nations economy during the next five years dropped. Chris McCarty, director of the universitys Survey Research Center, said ris ing housing prices low and record-low mortgage rates have contributed to the overall optimism. Woman traded baby for pickup PALATKA Authorities say a 30-year-old woman sold a baby boy for a 1999 Dodge Dakota truck in Kentucky and then fled to Florida. The Putnam County Sheriffs Office says Heather Ann Kaminsky was arrested July 18 at a Winn-Dixie supermarket. She has been extradited back to Kentucky where shell face charges of human trafficking. Authorities say Kaminsky sold the baby shortly after his birth in January. Deputies say the couple accused of trading their truck for the baby Jeremy and Jamiee Brown of Laurel, Ky. were arrested July 12 and also face human trafficking charges. Scotts emails not in public release NEW ORLEANS New Orleans police say an arrest warrant has been issued for actor Cuba Gooding Jr. after an incident at a Bourbon Street bar. Police said in a news release that a bartender told officers that Gooding was there at 3 a.m. Tuesday when he became upset with other patrons who started asking him to take photo graphs with them. The bartender told offi cers that Gooding pushed her after she asked him to calm down, and again after she told him he needed to leave and police had been called. Gooding left the bar before police arrived. Police issued an arrest warrant for municipal battery, a misde meanor. Goodings publicist declined comment. The actor is in New Orleans film ing The Butler, a movie about a White House butler who serves eight American presidents. Gervais to launch Web series NEW YORK Ricky Gervais wants to teach you English. The comedian announced Tuesday on his blog that hes working on a Web series called Learn English with Ricky Gervais. It co-stars Gervais frequent collaborator and foil Karl Pinkington. Though Gervais didnt describe the series, it can be expected to be more comedic than educational. The comedian said he had finished the pilot epi sode and that he would post it online for free. After that, he said he may charge a few dollars from viewers or seek sponsorship. Gervais said he hopes to subtitle the show in as many languages as possible, including a Klingon version. Lovett opens at Acadiana Center LAFAYETTE, La. Lyle Lovett brings his Large Band and a little bit of old-school country music to Lafayette to kick off the Acadiana Center for the Arts 2012 season. Lovett performs Sept. 5 at 8 p.m. to open the centers All-Star Series. This is Lovetts second performance at the James D. Moncus Theater. In 2010, he and his 17-piece band performed and event organizers say he will return to the intimate 300-seat venue this year to perform classic songs and some from his newly released 13th solo album, Release Me. Tickets range from $100 to $150 and go on sale Wednesday for AcA members and Aug. 7 to the general public. For tickets, visit AcadianaCenterfortheArts. org, or call the box office at 337-233-7060. Philly library features Colbert PHILADELPHIA Talk show host Stephen Colberts foray into chil drens books has landed him alongside some exalt ed literary company. A playful new exhibit at the Rosenbach Museum & Library pairs priceless material by James Joyce and Maurice Sendak with, um, perhaps less valuable items used by Colbert to write I Am A Pole (And So Can You!). Colberts pens, beer bot tles and lunch remnants are certainly not the usual fare for the Rosenbach, the Philadelphia institution that houses the only com plete manuscript of Joyces Ulysses. But museum officials say the display reinforces their mission to engage and inspire visitors with collections that include papers from Lewis Carroll, Bram Stoker and Miguel de Cervantes. n Associated Press Actor Cuba Gooding Jr arrives for the screening of Cosmopolis at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. New Orleans police say an arrest warrant has been issued on a municipal battery charge for actor Cuba Gooding after an incident Tuesday at a New Orleans bar. Gooding was in New Orleans filming. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press


spent $14,352.41 so far, according to the latest financial reports. Rudolph Davis Sr. has raised $6,136.14 in his campaign for sheriff, dat ing back to January 2011. Of that total, Davis loaned his campaign $4,158.05 and spent $4,589.44, according to finance reports released Monday. Davis did not raise or spend money from July 7 to July 20, according to the report. County Commission District 1 Ron Williams, current District 1 county commis sioner, has raised $20,406 for his re-election cam paign, according to the latest report. He donated $6,500 in old campaign materials and has spent $10,034.42 on his current campaign, as of July 20. In her campaign for county commission district 1, Oni T. Allen has raised $6,288, including $4,858 Allen loaned her campaign. So far, Allen has spent $4,985.89. Also running for Williamss seat, Randal Thomas has raised $3,294.77 and spent $2,314.97 on campaign materials. He has loaned his campaign $2,729.77 and has $329.77 worth of in-kind contribu tions, according to finance reports. Clarence Tucker Jr., also running for county commission district 1, has raised $1,480, including $1,330 Tucker loaned his campaign. County Commission District 3 Incumbent Jody Dupree, county commissioner for district 3, has raised $7,163.44, including his own contribution of $4,000 for signs and $360 in loans. Otherwise, Dupree has spent only $44.11, as of July 20. William Dwayne Aldridge, also running for the seat, has contributed $4,450 of his own money to his campaign. Contributions totaled $4,700, according to the latest finance reports. Aldridge had no contribu tions from July 7 to July 20. Michael Gordon has raised $2,027.98 and spent $1,770.35 on his campaign for county commission. Gordon contributed $35 in old campaign materials and reimbursed himself for most of the $652.68 he loaned his campaign. Dennis Morse, also run ning for district 3 commis sioner, has raised $2,625 and spent $2,040. Of that, Morse contributed $2,025 to his own campaign. Candidate Bucky Nash has raised $4,050 for his campaign for county com mission. Nash has con tributed $3,500 of his own money to the campaign and spent $3,580.32, as of the July 20 finance report. County Commission District 5 Incumbent Scarlet P. Frisina, county commis sioner for District 5, has raised $11,372 for her reelection campaign, includ ing in-kind contributions totaling $4,222.68. Frisina contributed $3,500 in sign materials and $2,000 in cash. She has spent $4,147.05 so far, according to finance reports. Michael Christie, run ning for District 5, has raised $2,305 for his cam paign. Of that total, $225 were in-kind contributions and Christie contributed $1,380 of his own money. He has spent $2,038.40 so far, according to finance reports. His campaign account showed no activity from July 7 to July 20. Jason Paul Futch raised $257 for his county com mission campaign, $150 of which was his own money and $87 were in-kind con tributions. Futch has spent $123.40 so far, according to campaign reports. Tim Murphy has raised $6,525 in his campaign for county commission, includ ing $4,000 of his own money and $1,025 worth of in-kind contributions. Murphy has spent $4,783.04 so far. Superintendent Superintendent of schools candidate Kenneth L. Burt Sr. has raised $12,833.28 for his campaign, including $11,500 Burt has loaned his campaign and $288 he has given as in-kind contributions. He has spent $8,527.03 so far, according to finance reports. Terry L. Huddleston, also running for superinten dent, has raised $20,048.24 for his campaign, includ ing $1,393.24 Huddleston has contributed in-kind. Huddleston has loaned his campaign $850 and spent $13,648.38 so far, according to finance reports. Superintendent candi date Glenn J. Hunter has raised $22,100 for his cam paign, including $11,250 in materials Hunter has con tributed in-kind. Hunter has spent $8,631.03 so far, according to finance reports. Superintendent can didate Grady D. Sam Markham has raised $17,235, including $16,635 Markham has loaned his campaign. So far he has spent $17,131.92. School Board District 2 Running for school board district 2, Dana Brady has raised $8,733 for her cam paign, including $4,000 Brady loaned to her cam paign and $825 of in-kind contributions. So far she has spent $6,099.13, accord ing to finance reports. School board candidate Cedric Davis has raised $1,752.17, including $100 Davis loaned his campaign and $91.94 in materials he contributed in-kind. Davis has spent $1,637.05 so far, according to finance reports. Candidate Debra Robarts has raised $6,238.99, including $4,100 Robarts has loaned her campaign and in-kind contributions totaling $1,288.99. She has spent $4,828.92 as of July 20, according to finance reports. School Board District 5 Stephanie Finnell has raised $3,085.85 in her cam paign for school board dis trict 5, including $325.85 in in-kind contributions. She has spent $1,784.93. Candidate Bill Gootee has raised $6,972.26, including $5,500 Gootee has loaned his campaign and in-kind donations total ing $422.26. He has spent $4,971.94, according to finance reports. Gordon Summers, also running for school board, has raised $7,336.91, including $5,000 he loaned his campaign and in-kind donations totaling $186.91. He has spent $5,140.53 so far. City Council Incumbent Melinda Moses has raised $1,775 on her campaign for city council district 13. So far she has spent $1,443.88, according to reports from the City Clerks office. Ricky Jernigan, also run ning for the seat, has raised $4,723 for his campaign, including $3,100 Jernigan has loaned his campaign. He has spent $4,304.89 so far, according to finance reports. Incumbent Jake Hill Jr. has raised $1,550 for his re-election campaign to city council district 12. Hill loaned his campaign $600, included in that total. He has spent $1,024.70 so far, according to finance reports. Zaccheus Paulk, also running for District 12, has raised $2,805 and spent $2,767.89. Paulk loaned his campaign $1,500 and had $1,223.60 worth of in-kind contributions. State Attorney Incumbent Robert L. Skip Jarvis has raised $82,077.69 for his cam paign for Third Judicial Circuit state attorney, from September 2011 to July 20, 2012. That total includes $75,000 Jarvis lent his cam paign. So far, he has spent $17,028.92, according to state Division of Elections finance reports. Jeff Siegmeister, also run ning for state attorney, has raised $51,152.46, including $38,000 Siegmeister loaned his campaign. From June 2011 to July 20, 2012, he has spent $33,537.23, according to finance reports. Circuit Judge, Group 2 Andrew J. Andy Decker III has raised $169,042 for his campaign for circuit judge, including $160,000 Decker loaned to his cam paign. From October 2011 to July 20, 2012, Decker has spent $117,826.62, accord ing to the state Division of Elections. Circuit judge candidate Frederick John Rick Schutte IV has raised $19,013.30 for his cam paign, including $7,500 Schutte loaned his cam paign and $11,213.30 in supplies he donated to his campaign as in-kind contri butions. From April 2012 to July 20, Schutte has spent $6,067.12. Circuit Judge, Group 5 Write-in candidate Angela M. Cancio has loaned her campaign $7,700 and spent $6,551.39 from April 20 to July 20, according to the state Division of Elections. Circuit judge candidate Wes Douglas has raised $67,663.25 for his cam paign, including $48,209.57 Douglas has loaned his campaign. From April 19 to July 20, Douglas has spent 47,292.68, according to finance reports. Candidate Jimmy Prevatt has raised $54,300 for his campaign for circuit judge. Prevatt loaned his cam paign $50,000 and spent $41,193.65 from Jan. 17 to July 20, according to finance reports. Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-0428 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1, 2012 3A 3A TODAY HE IS FORTY! Love You! Charna, Kristi, Teisha, Chris, Harrison, Jackson, Emma, Eliza & Mama E. Dr. Robert J. Harvey Dr. Rameek McNair 752-2336 Open 6 Days A Week Mon. Sat. Evening Appointments Available 1788 S.W. Barnett WayHwy. 47 South We strive to see you today or tomorrow! Ask About CareCredit and other financing available (wac) A Special Welcoming Gift For You We Are Offering: (ADA-00110) (ADA-00330) (if needed) COUPON #008 $ 29 00 For Only The policy of our office is that the patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for payment for any service, examination, or treatment if performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee, examination or treatment. CAMPAIGN: Local, 3rd Circuit candidates have raised almost $750,000 Continued From Page 1A


LawsagainstDemocracy ONE OPINION M y job requires that I follow the news quite close-ly, especially on matters that hit close to home, and I consider myself fortunate to draw a pay-check for doing something I enjoy. Not everyone has time to keep up with the latest educational legislation out of Tallahassee, or where the courts appear headed on issues ranging from water rights to eminent domain. It’s the job of people like me, then, to stay current on such issues and tell you about them. However, those seeking elected office – on any level – should be held to a higher standard, as I see it. And so last week when our editorial board began interview-ing candidates for local office, we fully expected them to be at least conversant with the issues of the day for the posts they were seeking. That wasn’t always the case. A surprising number of candidates seemed fully uninformed on matters of critical impor-tance in their contests, such as the new merit pay law for teach-ers or various issues concerning economic development in the county. Most promised that if elected they would research each of these issues fully. That’s putting the cart before the horse, as I see it. If it wasn’t interest in such issues that drove you to run in the first place, perhaps you should rethink your candidacy. These candidates did not win our endorsement. Those that did, had generally done their homework. What’s more, they expressed intellectual curiosity concern-ing matters they hadn’t yet fully grasped. That’s not to say that only the candidates we endorsed are worthy of consideration. In some cases we had a very tough time making our picks. In any case, we aren’t here to tell you how to vote. We full well expect you to cast your ballot as you see fit. Our role is simply to share our impressions of the field and report on who we see as best suited for each post. See Friday’s paper for our picks in the August 14 primary. Our interest in these races doesn’t end there, though. Come fall, we will offer our picks for the November 6 gen-eral election. Be sure to vote, though, whomever you choose. Early voting for the primary starts Saturday. Making our picks LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Not in my town 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 OPINION Wednesday, August 1, 2012 4A4AOPINIONToday’s article on the NAACP (7-31-12) reveals the true heart of a once-useful pair of national organizations. The venemous rantings of the Tallahassee lead-ers toward Lake City’s officers and officials are poorly chosen by unskilled representatives. Representatives who know noth-ing about their organization’s purpose and have become Judas Goats leaders. Sell your song somewhere else, not in my town.Lawrence DouglassLakc City Robert Q Robert Bridges is editor of the Lake City Reporter. I n Russia, Vladimir Putin’s government is prosecuting three women for a prayer to toss the president out of office. In the Netherlands and Denmark, officials have been putting people on trial for what they have said about Muslims. In Chicago, San Francisco and Boston, mayors are aiming to stop a restaurant chain from expanding because the owner does not believe in gay marriage. Much of the world is still fighting freedom, insisting that either you bow to positions officially deemed right and pure or face sanctions. And yes, there is a significant difference in degree between what’s happening in these different places, but it’s the same tendency in all of them -something Americans, at least, ought to recognize as a demand for subservient serfdom contrary to all we stand for. The charge against the Russian women is religiously hostile hoo-liganism, according to a Reuters account. The Russian Orthodox Church supported Putin’s return to the presidency, and the women -all in their 20s -danced on the altar of Christ the Savior Cathedral as a protest prayer. Any normal, balanced, halfway decent human being would say that, at the most, it was slap-on-the-wrist time, not destroy-your-life time, even as a threat. Protests have limits, but so does governmental mayhem. Defenders of laws against “hate speech” would have you believe that prosecutions can be confined to limited circumstances of clear-cut maliciousness obvi-ously endangering others. That’s not what happens in the real world. Such laws inevitably lead to the harassment of people like Lars Hedegaard, a Danish histo-rian and journalist who had said Muslim men in some parts of the world engage in incestuous rape. All of these foreign accounts bring us finally to our own land of the less and less free, a place where some are doing their best to shut up think tanks, public commentators and campaign ads that see issues differently from them. Now this: Three mayors oppose the expansion of Chick-fil-A in their cities because, as a mat-ter of religious conviction shared by millions, the owner does not believe in gay/lesbian marriage. In Chicago, an alderman said a permit for a new restaurant would be denied -use of government to punish speech -and Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the firm’s values are not the city’s values although the firm’s owner was not arguing against homosexual mates living together. While I agree that our society has visited unconscionable hurt on homosexuals and think we are veering toward allowing gay marriage nationally, I also think the basic question is whether we should officially redefine a funda-mental institution at a time when it is already in tatters. At the very least, there is nothing alarming about the owner’s stance, and it’s Rahm Emanuel whose values are not those of a new world that has been different from the old in its exceptional devotion to liberty. n Jay Ambrose, formerly Washington director of editorial policy for Scripps Howard news-papers and the editor of dailies in El Paso, Texas, and Denver, is a columnist living in Colorado. Email SpeaktoJay(at) Jay AmbroseSpeaktoJay@aol.comFighting free speechT he Obama admin-istration is sup-pressing efforts to ensure the Nov. 6 vote tally will be fair and accurate. Several states have passed voter-identification laws so the principle of “one man, one vote” is upheld. The Justice Department is playing a legal-istic version of Whack-a-Mole in trying to knock down these statutes wherever they pop up. Pennsylvania became the most recent target of a federal investigation on July 23, when the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division demanded data on the state’s registered voters and those with ID cards. It’s one of 11 states that have adopted laws since 2010 requiring voters to present a valid ID in order to cast a bal-lot on Election Day. Sponsors of the measures say they are designed to prevent election fraud, but opponents contend the real intent is to suppress the vote of minorities and the elderly who might not pos-sess proper ID. On orders from Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., Justice filed suit to block voter ID laws in South Carolina and Texas and has launched investigations in Florida and Georgia. When Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, the Keystone State did see sup-pression mischief, but not of the sort that voter ID oppo-nents fear. In Philadelphia, several nightstick-carrying members of the New Black Panther Party were charged with voter intimidation after threatening white voters at the polling place. Higher-ups at Justice ordered the charges dropped, leading to growing perception that the depart-ment harbors racial bias. A Rasmussen survey in December showed that 70 percent of individuals polled approve of a photo-ID require-ment while only 22 percent oppose such a rule. It’s clear the only vote suppression Americans favor is that of ineligible ballots. It’s equally evident that on Nov. 6, Mr. Obama would prefer re-elec-Knockthe vote ANOTHER VIEW E very day in Washington, gov-ernment officials — at the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House, Congress or the CIA, to name a few — talk to journalists about information that is consid-ered sensitive. The officials are not quoted by name, but the information is provided for the reporter’s understand-ing and it often makes its way into the public realm. These officials are attempting to help the American peo-ple sort out complex policies. Often they have strong views, as boosters or dissidents of the policies. This vast public square is a robust and endur-ing feature of our democracy. Now, spurred by recent national security leaks, the Senate intelligence commit-tee has voted 14 to 1 to out-law many of such background briefings. An amendment to the 2013 intelligence authori-zation bill would prohibit any-one but the director, deputy director or public affairs representative of an intel-ligence agency from provid-ing “background or off-the-record information regarding intelligence activities” to the media. Those at the top could go on talking, while lower-level experts or anyone who might have contrary views would be blocked. The provision is crude and dangerous. For example, at the end of April, intelligence officials spoke to reporters about their assessment of al-Qaeda one year after the kill-ing of Osama bin Laden. The briefing included important information about the bin Laden network and to what extent it might be a threat in the future. This is of extreme public interest. Under the Senate bill, the briefing might well have been prohibited. Other provisions in the bill are also flawed. One would extend the reach of pre-pub-lication review by the intel-ligence community to include not only manuscripts but also “anticipated oral com-ments.” Yet another would ban government employees or contractors with security clearances from entering into contracts with “the media” to provide “analysis or com-mentary” on intelligence matters. Former officials who left within the previous year would also be silenced, as would members of advisory boards to the intelligence community. The amendment is poorly drafted. It fails to define “the media.” Does it include book publishing or social media? Would a 140-character tweet violate the law? It sweepingly prohibits disclosure of “intel-ligence activities” without dis-tinguishing among different levels of classification that are used every day by the 4.8 million people authorized to handle such material. The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), said in a news release that “the culture of leaks has to change.” Surely Congress can do better. Serious reform would deal not only with pro-tecting secret information but also repair a dysfunctional system that wildly overclassi-fies documents which would enrich the public debate. This hastily conceived legisla-tion would choke off the daily give-and-take that is the life-blood of a democratic society without making the nation in any way more secure. Q The Washington Post


Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & ST A TE WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1, 2012 5A 5A Political advertisement, paid for and approved by Jimmy Prevatt for 3rd Circuit Court Judge, Group 5. Please Vote Jimmy Prevatt on Tuesday, August 14th! Experience you can count on! Ralph H. Conner Jr. Ralph H. Conner Jr., 30 passed away July 21, 2012 unex pectedly. Ralph is proceeded in death by his grandfather Walford Williams and grand mother Catherine D. Williams. Survived by his father Ralph H. Conner Sr., mother Peggie J. Williams (David); one brother Dale Conner, one sister Michelle Conner, one son Johnathen Con ner, one daughter, Samantha Conner, one niece, Christina M. Harper, two nephews, Shawn Harper and Taylor Sapp, sev eral other family and friends that love and will miss him dearly. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Peg gies home 327 SW Willcox Gln. Lake City, FL 32024. Funeral services will be Friday, August 3, 2012 at GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME. Robert Arvid Larson Robert Bob Larson, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 25 after a 2 year battle with cancer. His passing took place as he wished with his daughter Sha ron Anderson Roy Tuckers home. Son, Craig Robert & wife Peggy, of Burlington, N .C pres ent. Bob is further survived by Craigs two children, Shannon & Ethan, both of Lake City. His wishes were to be cre mated and to be remembered for the good times you may have enjoyed with him. He was born in Chicago, IL to Fritz, (a wood pattern maker, and artist of wood carvings and oil painting) & Hazel Larson, beloved homemaker, on May 10, 1930. He was an automobile and motorcycle fanatic, his passion covered everything in the auto auto body repair & paint to insur ance adjustments & appraisals. He was trusted by many to help cars when times were hard and to not undercut in quality work manship. He was a wonderful father and friend, a very hon est man with strong work ethics who enjoyed working outdoors and loved all of Gods creatures. Thank you Roy Tucker, who was such a great addition to his life before and during his illness who shared the love of music and guitars. God bless each of you who have made our fathers life happier for your presence and friendship, our family sincerely thanks you. Arrangements under the direc tion of Gateway Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Eddie L. Woodham Mr. Eddie L. Woodham ended his life journey at 5:30am, July 26, 2012. He battled a long pe riod with Prostate Cancer, but peace with our Father in Heaven. He will be missed greatly by his surviving family and friends. He is survived by, Wife Shirley A Woodham, Son & Wife, Adam & Dana Woodham, Granddaugh ter Kayla Woodham, Daughter Angel Williams & Granddaugh ter Samantha Gore, Grandson, Chris Morrell, Sister Sandy Clayton, Brother Allen Wood ham & family, Sister Teresa. Eddie did Maintenance work with Red Roof Inn of Lake City for many years. He loved Racing, his number was 63 at the tracks here in Lake City. Guerry Funeral Home You to Haven Hospice of Lake City 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@ 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 luncheon 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 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. 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He has been a tireless advo cate for creating quality learning opportunities for all of Floridas students and he will certainly be missed, Scott said in a state ment. Shanahan similarly praised Robinson for working with the board to raise standards for schools and students and as a leader who embodies and under stands the importance of educa tion reform. Robinson, though, has had to defend falling scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test and lower school grades on the states A-to-F scale as the result of efforts to increase rigor that began before he took the job. In his letter Robinson cited the tougher standards as one of his accomplishments. The board, though, passed an emergency rule to revise the scor ing criteria for the FCAT writing test after preliminary results indi cated only about a third of stu dents would pass compared to 80 percent last year. The rule kept the passing percentage about the same as 2011. The panel also agreed that no school would lose more than one letter grade this year. The grades are based largely on FCAT scores. Robinson wrote a letter that was distributed to parents telling them they shouldnt be overly concerned about this years FCAT results. He has also defended Floridas testing requirements against a rising chorus of critics. They include the Florida School Boards Association, which has called for an independent review of the FCATs reliability following its most recent problems. Robinson disputed the associ ations contention the test is too expensive and narrows the cur riculum because teachers focus on whats tested. He said the $59 million that goes to testing is only a half of a percent of overall annual state and local spending on public schools. He cited grow ing enrollment in such noncore courses as dance, drama and for eign languages. The Florida Education Association, the statewide teach ers union, has been at odds with such programs as high-stakes testing, school vouchers and merit pay that have been pushed mostly by Republican politicians as ways to improve the states schools. Robinsons departure will give the board and Scott a chance to reconnect with the parents and educators whose voices have been ignored for too long, said FEA spokesman Mark Pudlow. The new commissioner needs to have an honest and meaningful dialogue with parents, teachers and administrators to improve our schools. Among his accomplishments, Robinson cited recent town halls hes held in 26 counties, the cre ation of a Task Force on Inclusion and Accountability, an initiative to get teachers to communicate with each other about closing minority achievement gaps, new competency and skill standards for science and math teacher and higher standards for the states pre-kindergarten program. Robinson was among several new applicants the board con sidered to replace Smith after reopening its search last year due to dissatisfaction with the initial group. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell appointed Robinson as his edu cation secretary in 2010. Before that, Robinson had been an advocate for such school choice options as charter schools and vouchers that also are priorities for McDonnell and Scott. He served as president of the Black Alliance for Educational Options and worked on Virginias char ter school legislation when he worked as a lawmakers staffer. Attorney Ben Crump said he sent a letter Monday on behalf of the parents of D.J. Searcy to county commissioners in Ben Hill County, Ga., notifying them of the parents intent to sue. Crump said he also sent a similar letter on behalf of the mother of Isaiah Laurencin to the Broward County School Board in Florida. Both teens died within hours of collapsing during football drills in hot weather. Broward County Schools spokeswoman Tracy Clark said the district doesnt comment on pending or potential lawsuits. The chairman of the Ben Hill County board of commis sioners also did not imme diately return a call seek ing comment. Its been a year and they havent gotten any answers, unfortunately, Crump said Tuesday. High school foot ball players are starting their practices again now and are doing two prac tices a day in hot weather, and proper precautions havent been put in place, he added. Searcy, a 16-year-old defensive line man at Fitzgerald High School, told coaches he couldnt continue after fall ing to the ground Aug. 2, 2011, during practice at a football camp in Columbia County. He was told to keep going, Crump said. Searcy had demonstrated symptoms of dehydration and had been found uncon scious in his cabin the night before, and coaches didnt request medical help and still required him to show up to practice the next day, Crump said. He had such high aspi rations and we had such high aspirations for him that a loss like this feels like someone stole something from us, Carlton Searcy said of his sons death. Laurencin, a 16-yearold offensive lineman, was participating in condition ing drills at Miramar High School on July 26, 2011, when he collapsed. He died hours later from heat exhaustion, Crumps letter to the school board said. The high schools employ ees, coaches and person nel were negligently hired, trained and supervised and failed to use proper policies or procedures to address heat-related illness, the letter said. Laurencin had been hospitalized a week for heat exhaustion a year before his death. ply wanted to get home. She had attended a party July 24 in the vicinity of Southwest Jones Terrace, and apparently had too much to drink. Unable to find a ride home, she fell asleep on a couch in the garage of the party loca tion. She told police that she was still drunk and without a ride the next morning, but found a vehi cle nearby with the keys in the ignition. Wienand told authorities she took the car and drove it home, but then became scared about it being found at her house. She chose to leave it at an abandoned house off Weeks Street. DOE: Commissioner done Continued From Page 1A DEATHS: Football related Continued From Page 1A THEFT: Vehicle stolen Continued From Page 1A


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) A top official involved in Floridas con tentious push to identify and remove potentially ineligible voters is stepping down just two weeks before the Aug. 14 primary. Division of Elections Director Gisela Salas is leaving her job this week to take a position closer to her home in Ocala, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced Monday in an email to county election supervisors. Salas, who earns $90,000 a year, was hired in May 2011 to oversee the office that does everything from approve certain types of election machines to issu ing opinions on how to interpret election law. But Salas was also deep ly involved in the effort by the state to identify nonU.S. citizens on the voter rolls. Many local election officials halted the effort to remove non-U.S. citizens from the rolls amid conflict ing legal opinions and com plaints that a list of more than 2,600 voters produced by the state was flawed. The state had derived the list by comparing drivers license information with voter regis tration rolls. But while nonU.S. citizens were on the list, there were also more than 500 citizens on it. The state plans to restart the push to identify nonU.S. citizens after it runs the names through a fed eral immigration database. The federal government recently agreed to give Florida access to the data base but the two sides have not yet signed a formal agreement. A spokesman for Detzner said the decision by Salas to resign was unrelated to her job perfor mance. Spokesman Chris Cate noted she was still commuting back and forth to her home in Marion County. This is her decision, Cate said. Salas spent 26 years working for Miami-Dade County, including 15 years in the county elections office. She also worked as chief deputy supervisor of elections in Broward County before taking a job with Marion County. She was working as an adjunct professor when she became the elections division director. Ann McFall, the Republican elections supervisor from Volusia County, questioned the timing. She was a good per son, McFall said. She would never do this two weeks before an election. Salas did not respond to an email to her personal email account. Detzner told county elec tions officials that the state elections division would be under the leadership and guidance of experienced managers including the deputy secretary of state while the state looks for a replacement. Detzner is spending part of this week meeting with local election supervisors to offer help in advance of the August elec tion. TALLAHASSEE Ever since he was exonerated of rape and released from 24 years in prison, Alan Jerome Crotzer has been an outspoken advocate for those wrongfully held in Floridas pris ons. On Tuesday, the 51-year-old was back in jail on a charge of attempted murder, accused of firing eight shots and wound ing the driver of a car next to him on a well-known street in Tallahassee that leads directly to the state Capitol. The allegation stunned those who have known Crotzer since he was released from prison in 2006. I dont know how to describe the reaction as anything but truly shocking, and based upon my experience over the course of the past several years, it is completely out of character, said Mark Schlakman, chairman of the board of directors of the Innocence Project of Florida. In many respects by my personal experience with him, hes an extraordinary individual. Crotzer was arrested on Monday night and was being held in a Leon County jail with out bond. His attorney, Thomas Powell, says he has not yet had time to discuss the charges with Crotzer, but he planned to file a plea of not guilty. Powell, who met Crotzer a year ago when he handled his divorce, called the allegations bizarre and inconsistent with the Alan Crotzer I have known for the past year. Tallahassee police say the shooting victim, Antoine Davis, told them Crotzer threatened him a couple of months ago after they had an argument over a CD he sold Davis girlfriend. On Sunday night while leaving a Best Buy store, Davis said he saw the car that belonged to Crotzers girlfriend. While driving away he said he saw a second car owned by Crotzer entering the parking lot. Davis said he tried to make a U-turn right after leaving the store, but the car followed him. He alleged Crotzer fired at him while both cars were going about 40 miles per hour. Davis said he did not know Crotzers name but police found Crotzer based on the description of his car. They said that Davis picked him out of a photo lineup. Thats him, thats the guy who shot me, Davis told police, adding later that he was trying to kill me. Crotzer spent more than 24 years in prison after being convicted in 1982 of robbing a Tampa family and kidnapping and raping a 38-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl at gun point. Crotzer said he was nowhere near the scene and witnesses corroborated that, but he had a previous robbery conviction when he was 17 and a witness picked him out of a lineup. He was sentenced to 130 years in prison. Years later, another man con victed in the robbery told police that Crotzer wasnt with them that night and revealed the real rapist. DNA testing along with the other evidence then con vinced prosecutors that Crotzer wasnt involved. He was released in 2006. In 2008, then-Gov. Charlie Crist pardoned Crotzer for steal ing beer in 1979 when he was 18 and bringing marijuana into prison in 1991. Crotzer said he had turned his life around. Im not that monster they try to make me be. I am a new person, he told The Associated Press in October 2008. Crotzer is on the board of directors of the Innocence Project of Florida and has made public appearances speaking out on those who are wrongfully convicted by the state. Schlakman said Crotzer is a powerful and compelling speaker, adding that he has not evidenced any deep-seated bitterness based upon what he endured by way of his wrongful conviction. The Florida Legislature in 2008 approved a bill that paid Crotzer $1.25 million for his time spent in prison. Crotzer and the state signed an agreement that guaranteed him a $6,700 a month payment for 20 years as well as a $250,000 lump sum. 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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports %632576 BRIEFS YOUTH FOOTBALL Little League sign-up, camp Lake City Parks and Recreation Department’s Little League Football registration (ages 6-13) is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 11, Aug. 18 and Aug. 25 at Teen Town Recreation Center. Cost per player is $50 to be paid at City Hall after registration. Three leagues are offered and there are weight restrictions for players ages 10-13. The Lake City Recreation Department and the Columbia Youth Football Association have a Future Tiger Football Camp planned for 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 at Memorial Stadium. There is no charge for the camp and lunch will be provided. Participants will receive a free Future Tiger T-shirt. Coach Brian Allen and members of his Columbia High staff will be instructing. Registration is Aug. 11 and Aug. 18 in conjunction with Little League Football sign-up. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607 or e-mail Pop Warner sign-up extended Pop Warner Football registration has been extended until rosters are full for boys ages 9-11 (weight 75-120 pounds) and 12-year-olds (weight 100 pounds maximum). Cost of $80 includes complete uniform, insurance, helmet and shoulder pads. For details, call league president Mike Ferrell at (386) 209-1662. YOUTH SOCCER CYSA camp set for Aug. 13-16 Columbia Youth Soccer Association has a soccer camp for players of all ages from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 13-16. The camp features Hugh Cousins, a former professional player with the Jacksonville Cyclones. Fee is $95 per player. For details, Scott at 288-2504.3v3 tournament at Christ Central Christ Central Ministries is hosting a 3v3 soccer tournament on Aug. 18. Registration fee is $50. For information and registration, call Thomas David at (386) 867-0974. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night The Fort White Quarterback Club Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night on Thursdays continues through August. Present the Quarterback Club’s GiveBack flyer at the Ruby Tuesday on SW Commerce Drive and 20 percent of the bill will be donated to the Quarterback Club. For details, call Shayne Morgan 397-4954 or club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731.Q From staff reports ASSOCIATED PRESSUnited States’ Michael Phelps emerges from the water after winning silver in the men’s 200-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 201 2 Summer Olympics in London on Tuesday. Phelps sets record with 19th Olympic medalBy PAUL NEWBERRYAssociated PressLONDON — Michael Phelps swam into history with his 19th Olympic medal, and this one was a more appropriate color. With a lot of help from his friends, Phelps took down the last major record that wasn’t his alone, swim-ming the anchor leg for the United States in a gold medal-winning performance of the 4x200-meter freestyle relay Tuesday night. About an hour earlier, Phelps took one of the most frustrating defeats of his brilliant career, making a shocking blunder at the finish and settling for silver in his signature event, the 200 butterfly. That tied the record for career medals held by Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina, but it was hard-ly a triumphant moment. Phelps slung away his cap in disgust and struggled to force a smile at the medal ceremony. But any disappointment from that race was gone by the time he dived in the water on the relay, having been staked to a huge lead by teammates Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Ricky Berens. Before the race, they all huddled together, fully aware of their moment in history. “I thanked those guys for helping me get to this moment,” Phelps said. “I told those guys I wanted a big lead. I was like, ’You bet-ter give me a big lead going into the last lap,’ and they gave it to me. I just wanted to hold on. I thanked them for being able to allow me to have this moment.” Berens handed off a lead of nearly 4 seconds to Phelps, who lingered a bit on the blocks, know-ing the only way he could blow this one was to get disqualified. Then he set off on what amounted to four victory laps of the pool — down and back, then down and back again, the roar in the Olympic Aquatics Centre getting louder as he approached the finish. Lochte stood on the deck, waving his arms. Dwyer and Berens pumped their fists. And Phelps touched the wall for his first gold of the London Games with a cumulative time of 6 min-utes, 59.70 seconds. No one else was close. France’s Yannick Agnel swam a faster final leg than Phelps, but it wasn’t nearly U.S. wins first gymnastics Gold since 1996. PHELPS continued on 2BJASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFormer Florida receiver Deonte Thompson tries to haul in a catch against a Tennessee defender last year. Alabama, LSU and SEC trying to remain on topBy JOHN ZENORAssociated PressThe Southeastern Conference has lined up a few contenders for Lucky No. 7. Defending national champion Alabama and last sea-son’s 13-game juggernaut LSU remain the headliners of a league that has won the last six BCS titles. And that’s despite the Crimson Tide and the Tigers losing a combined six first-round NFL draft picks. Other SEC — and national — powers are trying to catch up. Arkansas, which ended last season ranked fifth, and Georgia return star quar-terbacks. Steve Spurrier fields another formidable-looking South Carolina team. Plus, the Razorbacks and Gamecocks get star running backs back from injuries. Even those suffering Conference looks for 7th national title in a row. SEC continued on 3B Early exposure ABOVE : Players and coaches gather at the final day of the Exposure Foundation Football Camp at the Columbia County Recreation Department on Tuesday.LEFT : Exposure Foundation President Adee Farmer and Columbia High head coach Brian Allen show off the shirt awarded to the players at Tuesday’s final day of the Exposure Foundation Football Camp. Photos by BRANDON FINLEY Lake City ReporterAllen gives words of encouragement on last day of campBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comWith a list that showed 98 players showing up for the final day of the Exposure Foundation Football Camp, Exposure Foundation President Adee Farmer’s camp has grown significant-ly in its second year. “More and more kids just started coming,” Farmer said. “People were steady bringing their kids out to get exercise and get in bet-ter shape. I can truly say that everyone that leaves the camp will leave with something and they will def-initely be in better shape.” On the final day of the camp, Farmer invited Columbia High head foot-ball coach Brian Allen to offer words of encourage-ment to the group. Allen’s message relied less on football and more about doing the right things outside of the sport. “You have to do the right things,” Allen said. “It’s getting close to the end of the summer, so that may be picking up a book. Academics are like football. You have to keep your knife sharp. I’m always telling my players to keep their blade sharp. Academics is like football and it’s going to take discipline.” Of course, Allen wasn’t the only coach offering up his time to the Exposure Foundation this summer. “We had both Richardson and Lake City middle school coaches come by,” Farmer said. “Allen has been work-ing hand in hand with us to plant the seed for the future. Everyone’s trying to point these kids in the same direction.” Farmer gave special thanks to Mike Ferrell and all the Pop Warner coaches that gave their time to the program. “For this program to grow, it takes support,” Farmer said. “We couldn’t have done it without their training.”


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, championship game, at Easley, S.C. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB — Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees or Chicago White Sox at Minnesota 2:10 p.m. WGN — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs 7 p.m. ESPN — Detroit at BostonOLYMPICSTelevision Today 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) ——— Thursday 4 a.m. NBCSN — LIVE: men’s basketball: United States vs. Nigeria, France vs. Lithuania, Brazil vs. Russia; DELAYED TAPE: beach volleyball: men’s, Brazil vs. Italy, LIVE: women’s, Britain vs. Russia DELAYED TAPE: United States vs. Spain; men’s vol-leyball, Serbia vs. Germany; LIVE: women’s field hockey: United States vs. Australia, DELAYED TAPE: China vs. Netherlands; LIVE: boxing; DELAYED TAPE: men’s table tennis, singles semifinal; men’s shooting, double trap Gold Medal final; women’s archery, individual Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL — Men’s: United States vs. Nigeria, France vs. Lithuania, Australia vs. China, Brazil vs. Russia, Argentina vs. Tunisia, Spain vs. Britain, at London 7 a.m. BRAVO — Tennis: singles quarterfinals, doubles semifinals, mixed doubles quarterfinals, at London 9 a.m. MSNBC — LIVE: men’s volleyball, Poland vs. Argentina; men’s water polo: Montenegro vs. Serbia, Romania vs. Hungary; men’s handball: Serbia vs. Denmark, Sweden vs. Iceland; SAME-DAY TAPE: badminton, semifinals; women’s judo, 78 kg Gold Medal final; equestrian, dressage, at London TELEMUNDO — Swimming; men’s basketball; men’s volleyball; boxing; tennis: semifinals, quarterfinals; beach volleyball, at London (same-day tape) 10 a.m. NBC — SAME-DAY TAPE: swimming; LIVE: women’s beach volleyball, United States vs. Spain; men’s volleyball, United States vs. Brazil; men’s water polo, United States vs. Britain; cycling, track Gold Medal finals; canoeing: whitewater, men’s C-2 Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: rowing, Gold Medal finals, at London 5 p.m. CNBC — Boxing, at London (sameday tape) 8 p.m. NBC — Women’s gymnastics, all-around Gold Medal final; swimming, Gold Medal finals: men’s 200m backstroke, men’s 200m individual med-ley, women’s 200m breaststroke, wom-en’s 100m freestyle; men’s beach vol-leyball, United States vs. Czech Republic; rowing, women’s eights Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO — Women’s gymnastics, all-around Gold Medal final; swimming, Gold Medal finals, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC — Women’s canoeing: whitewater, K-1 Gold Medal final; men’s table tennis, singles Gold Medal final, at London (delayed tape)Medalists Tuesday CANOE (SLALOM) Men Canoe Singles GOLD—Tony Estanguet, France.SILVER—Sideris Tasiadis, Germany.BRONZE—Michal Martikan, Slovakia. DIVING Women Synchronized 10m Platform GOLD—China (Chen Ruolin, Wang Hao). SILVER—Mexico (Paola Espinosa Sanchez, Alejandra Orozco Loza). BRONZE—Canada (Meaghan Benfeito, Roseline Filion). EQUESTRIAN Men Individual Eventing GOLD—Michael Jung, Germany.SILVER—Sara Algotsson Ostholt, Sweden. BRONZE—Sandra Auffarth, Germany. Team Eventing GOLD—Germany (Sandra Auffarth, Michael Jung, Ingrid Klimke, Dirk Schrade, Peter Thomsen). SILVER—Britain (Kristina Cook, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, Zara Phillips, Nicola Wilson). BRONZE—New Zealand (Andrew Nicholson, Jonathan Paget, Caroline Powell, Jonelle Richards, Mark Todd). FENCING Men Individual Foil GOLD—Lei Sheng, China.SILVER—Alaaeldin Abouelkassem, Egypt. BRONZE—Choi Byungchul, South Korea. GYMNASTICS Artistic Women Team GOLD—United States (Gabrielle Douglas, Virginia Beach, Va.; Mc Kayla Maroney, Long Beach, Calif.; Alexandra Raisman, Needham, Mass.; Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif.; Jordyn Wieber, DeWitt, Mich.). SILVER—Russia (Kseniia Afanaseva; Anastasia Grishina; Victoria Komova; Aliya Mustafina; Maria Paseka). BRONZE—Romania (Diana Laura Bulimar; Diana Maria Chelaru; Larisa Andreea Iordache; Sandra Raluca Izbasa; Catalina Ponor). JUDO Men 81Kg GOLD—Kim Jae-Bum, South Korea.SILVER—Ole Bischof, Germany.BRONZE—Ivan Nifontov, Russia.BRONZE—Antoine Valois-Fortier, Canada. Women 63Kg GOLD—Urska Zolnir, Slovenia.SILVER—Xu Lili, China.BRONZE—Gevrise Emane, France.BRONZE—Yoshie Ueno, Japan. SHOOTING Men Skeet GOLD—Vincent Hancock, United States. SILVER—Anders Golding, Denmark.BRONZE—Nasser Al-Attiya, Qatar. SWIMMING Men 200 Butterfly GOLD—Chad le Clos, South Africa.SILVER—Michael Phelps, United States. BRONZE—Takeshi Matsuda, Japan. 4 x 200 Freestyle Relay GOLD—United States (Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer, Ricky Berens, Michael Phelps, Charlie Houchin, Matthew Mclean, Davis Tarwater). SILVER—France (Amaury Leveaux, Gregory Mallet, Clement Lefert, Yannick Agnel, Jeremy Stravius). BRONZE—China (Hao Yun, Li Yunqi, Jiang Haiqi, Sun Yang, Lu Zhiwu, Dai Jun). Women 200 Freestyle GOLD—Allison Schmitt, United States. SILVER—Camille Muffat, France.BRONZE—Bronte Barratt, Australia. 200 Individual Medley GOLD—Ye Shiwen, China.SILVER—Alicia Coutts, Australia.BRONZE—Caitlin Leverenz, United States. WEIGHTLIFTING Men 69Kg GOLD—Lin Qingfeng, China.SILVER—Triyatno Triyatno, Indonesia.BRONZE—Razvan Constantin Martin, Romania. Women 63Kg GOLD—Maiya Maneza, Kazakhstan.SILVER—Svetlana Tsarukaeva, Russia.BRONZE—Christine Girard, Canada. Medals table (53 of 302 total medal events) Nation G S B Tot China 13 6 4 23 United States 9 8 6 23 Japan 1 4 8 13 France 4 3 4 11 South Korea 3 2 3 8 Italy 2 4 2 8 Russia 2 2 4 8 Germany 2 3 1 6 Australia 1 3 2 6 Romania 1 2 2 5 North Korea 3 0 1 4 Britain 0 2 2 4 Canada 0 0 4 4 Kazakhstan 3 0 0 3 Brazil 1 1 1 3 Hungary 1 1 1 3 Ukraine 1 0 2 3 South Africa 2 0 0 2 Netherlands 1 1 0 2 Colombia 0 2 0 2 Mexico 0 2 0 2 Indonesia 0 1 1 2 Slovakia 0 0 2 2 Georgia 1 0 0 1 Lithuania 1 0 0 1 Slovenia 1 0 0 1 Cuba 0 1 0 1 Denmark 0 1 0 1 Egypt 0 1 0 1 Poland 0 1 0 1 Sweden 0 1 0 1 Taiwan 0 1 0 1 Thailand 0 1 0 1BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GBNew York 60 42 .588 —Baltimore 54 49 .524 6 12 Tampa Bay 53 50 .515 7 12 Boston 52 51 .505 8 12 Toronto 51 51 .500 9 Central Division W L Pct GBChicago 55 47 .539 — Detroit 54 49 .524 1 12 Cleveland 50 52 .490 5 Minnesota 44 58 .431 11Kansas City 41 60 .406 13 12 West Division W L Pct GBTexas 59 42 .584 —Oakland 56 46 .549 3 12 Los Angeles 56 47 .544 4Seattle 48 57 .457 13 Monday’s Games Baltimore 5, N.Y. Yankees 4L.A. Angels 15, Texas 8Boston 7, Detroit 3Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 6Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 3, 15 inningsSeattle 4, Toronto 1 Tuesday’s Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees (n)Detroit at Boston (n)L.A. Angels at Texas (n)Chicago White Sox at Minnesota (n)Cleveland at Kansas City (n)Tampa Bay at Oakland (n)Toronto at Seattle (n) Today’s Games Baltimore (Britton 1-0) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 10-8), 1:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Peavy 8-7) at Minnesota (Diamond 9-4), 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Cobb 4-8) at Oakland (J.Parker 7-4), 3:35 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 7-6) at Boston (A.Cook 2-4), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 8-8) at Texas (Darvish 11-7), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (McAllister 4-2) at Kansas City (Mendoza 4-7), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (Villanueva 6-0) at Seattle (Beavan 6-6), 10:10 p.m. Thursday’s Games Minnesota 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 Oakland, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GBWashington 61 40 .604 — Atlanta 58 44 .569 3 12 New York 50 53 .485 12Miami 47 55 .461 14 12 Philadelphia 45 57 .441 16 12 Central Division W L Pct GBCincinnati 61 41 .598 —Pittsburgh 58 44 .569 3St. Louis 54 48 .529 7Milwaukee 46 56 .451 15 Chicago 43 58 .426 17 12 Houston 35 69 .337 27 West Division W L Pct GBSan Francisco 55 47 .539 —Los Angeles 56 48 .538 —Arizona 52 51 .505 3 12 San Diego 44 60 .423 12Colorado 37 63 .370 17 Monday’s Games Atlanta 8, Miami 2San Diego 11, Cincinnati 5Chicago Cubs 14, Pittsburgh 4Milwaukee 8, Houston 7Arizona 7, L.A. Dodgers 2N.Y. Mets 8, San Francisco 7, 10 innings Tuesday’s Games Philadelphia at Washington (n)Miami at Atlanta (n)San Diego at Cincinnati (n)Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs (n)Houston at Milwaukee (n)St. Louis at Colorado (n)Arizona at L.A. Dodgers (n)N.Y. Mets at San Francisco (n) Today’s Games Houston (Lyles 2-7) at Milwaukee (Fiers 4-4), 2:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 3-2) at Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 4-6), 2:20 p.m. Arizona (Collmenter 3-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Fife 0-0), 3:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Worley 5-6) at Washington (E.Jackson 6-6), 7:05 p.m. Miami (LeBlanc 1-1) at Atlanta (Sheets 3-0), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (K.Wells 2-3) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 6-6), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 9-8) at Colorado (D.Pomeranz 1-6), 8:40 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 7-5) at San Francisco (M.Cain 10-3), 10:15 p.m. Thursday’s Games San Diego at Cincinnati, 12:35 p.m.N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m.Philadelphia at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Miami at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.St. Louis at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.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. Giants at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Miami, 8 p.m.Arizona at Kansas City, 9 p.m.Minnesota at San Francisco, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 Houston at Carolina, 7 p.m.Tennessee at Seattle, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12 St. Louis at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 Dallas at Oakland, 8 p.m. (ESPN)GOLFGolf week WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL Site: Akron, Ohio.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Firestone Country Club, South Course (7,400 yards, par 70). Purse: $8.5 million. Winner’s share: $1.4 million. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 2-6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m., 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday-Sunday, 2-6 p.m.). Online: http:// www.worldgolfchampion PGA Tour site: http:// European Tour site: http:// www. PGA TOUR RENO-TAHOE OPEN Site: Reno, Nev.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Montreux Golf and Country Club (7,472 yards, par 72). Purse: $3 million. Winner’s share: $540,000. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, 1:30-3:30 a.m., 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1:30-3:30 a.m., 6:309 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 7-9 p.m.; Monday, 1-3 a.m.). CHAMPIONS TOUR 3M CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Blaine, Minn.Schedule: Friday-Sunday.Course: TPC Twin Cities (7,114 yards, par 72). Purse: $1.75 million. Winner’s share: $262,500. Television: Golf Channel (Friday, noon-1:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 4-6 p.m.; Monday, 3-5 a.m.). WEB.COM TOUR COX CLASSIC Site: Omaha, Neb.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Champions Run (7,161 yards, par 71). Purse: $650,000. Winner’s share: $117,000. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-noon; Saturday-Sunday, 2-4 p.m.). LPGA TOUR Next event: Jamie Farr Toledo Classic, Aug. 9-12, Highland Meadows Golf Club, Sylvania, Ohio. Online: http:// OTHER TOURNAMENTS MEN PGA OF AMERICA: Junior PGA Championship, through Friday, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Fort Wayne, Ind. Online: http:// WOMEN PGA OF AMERICA: Junior PGA Championship, through Friday, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Fort Wayne, Ind. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421%632576$*$7( good enough, his country taking silver in 7:02.77. China was far back in third at 7:06.30. Phelps might have backed into the record a bit by failing to win any of his first three events at these games, but there’s no deny-ing his legacy as one of the greatest Olympians ever — if not THE greatest. Phelps has 15 golds in his career, six more than anyone else, to go along with two silvers and two bronzes. Latynina won nine golds, five silvers and four bronzes from 1956-64. “You are now a complete legend,” the public-address announced bel-lowed, accompanied by the Foo Fighters’ song “Best of You.” Phelps still has three more races to go before he retires, three more chanc-es to establish a mark that will be hard for anyone to touch. “It has been a pretty amazing career,” he said, “but we still have a couple races to go.”Gymnastics takes goldLONDON — One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat. Boom! Boom! Boom! When the fireworks were over, so was everybody else’s chance for the gold medal. The Americans lived up to their considerable hype and then some Tuesday night, routing silver medalist Russia and everybody else on their way to their first Olympic title in women’s gymnastics since 1996. Their score of 183.596 was a whopping five points better than Russia’s, and set off a debate over whether this is the best U.S. team of all time. Romania won the bronze. “Others might disagree. The ’96 team might disagree. But this is the best team,” U.S. coach John Geddert said. The Americans didn’t botch a single routine, and all but three of their 12 scores were 15.0 or higher. The Russians, on the other hand, had just one score above 15 in their last two events as they unraveled down the stretch. They sat on the sidelines sniffling and watching glumly as the Americans turned their final event, floor exercise, into a coronation. When the final standings flashed, chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” rocked the arena, and the U.S. women held up their index fingers for the cameras. PHELPS: Takes silver Continued From Page 1B


Gerald Smithy rode his three-birdie performance to a +7 win in Friday’s Dogfight. Randy Heavrin’s +3 was good for second place and Wallace Christie’s +2 took third. Smithy’s birdies also captured three-fourths of the skin pool, as Wallace Christie slipped in a birdie for the other quarter of the pool. Closest to pin winners were Heavrin on Creeks No. 2 and Ponds No. 3, Bob Wheary on Creeks No. 6 and Chet Carter on Creeks No. 8. In Wednesday Blitz action, Joe Herring and Todd Carter both turned in a +7 performance to share first place. Mike Kahlich and Jerry Perkins shared third place at +2. The skin pool was dominated by the Todd Carter’s seven birdies and his round of 68. Keith Denmark, Jim Munns and Kahlich shared a skin apiece. The Wednesday night scramble was called off due to rain, rolling the big money pot over to today at 5:30. Sign up by 5 p.m. Congratulations to the group of Lake City Juniors who competed in the PGA North Chapter Jr. Championship held at Glen Kernan Country Club in Jacksonville. Tiara Carter and Gillian Norris finishing third and fourth, respectively, in the Prep Girls Division. Matt Soucinek was second in the Boys Foundation Division. Jacob Soucinek was seventh in the Boys 12-13 Division. Luke Soucinek was third in the Boys 14-15 Division. The MGA 400 tournament fielded four man groups playing under the name of NASCAR drivers. The format was based on one gross score and two net scores and, like some NASCAR races, ended in a photo finish. The team of Steve Patterson, Rocky Ryals, John Raulerson and Mike Yacovelli (Matt Kenseth) picked up the win on a scorecard regression over the team of Jonathan Allen, Keith Shaw, Pete Santzos and Charlie Timmons (Jeff Gordon). Third place went to the team of Mike McCranie, David Crawford, Jim Carr and Julius Davenport (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) Chad Hunter picked up two winners to split the skins payout with Yacovelli and Timmons. The Sunday blitz ended in a tie between Shelton Keen and Chris Lewis at +7. Buddy Slay was in third at +5. Slay posted an eagle and a birdie to collect two skins. Keen also had an eagle to collect a skin. Other skins winners were Terry Hunter with two, Chris Lewis, Mike Jacobs, Mike Streicher, Mickey Willcox, Dave Mehl and Bob Wheary with one each. Closest to the pin winners were Jacobs on No. 15, Wheary on No. 17 and Steve Thomas on Nos. 3 and 7. The Wednesday blitz A flight ended in a first-place tie between Mickey Willcox and George Burnham at +6. Mike Gough and Bob Randall shared second place at +5, a stroke ahead of Mike McCranie in fourth place. Mike Jacobs (+8) scored a one-point win over Lynn Smith in B flight. Don Howard, Bob McGraw and Ed Higgs tied for third with +5. Four skins were split among Joe Paul, McCranie, Jacobs, and Higgs. The battle for first place in the LGA “odds-even” contest featured a twoperson shoot-out won by Sally Rivers. Her score of 48 was only a half-point bet-ter than Shirley Edelstein’s 48.5. Jan Davis managed third place with a 53, followed by Nicole Ste-Marie and Caroline Stevens at 54. The team of Dennis Hendershot, Dave Cannon, Eli Witt and Mike Spencer scored early and often to take an 11-6 victory over the team of Barney Hart, Bobby Simmons, Emerson Darst and Paul Davis in match one of Good Old Boys play. Match two was much closer, ending in a 6-5 win for the team of Shelton Keen, Howard Whitaker, Rob Brown and Bill Rogers over the team of Monty Montgomery, Tom Elmore, Stan Woolbert and Ed McKnight. In match three the team of Marc Risk, Jim Bell, Jeff Maynes and Merle Hibbard triumphed, 6-4, over Ed Snow, Jim Stevens, Doyle Worthington and Dan Stephens. Montgomery’s 38-3472 headed a host of low individual scores. Risk (74), Hart (75), Woolbert (76), Keen, Whitaker and Hendershot (each with 78), and Bell (79) all had good rounds. Spencer was a nine hole winner with 38 on the front and Snow’s 39 won the back side. Carl Ste-Marie’s final Junior Golf Camp is 8-11 a.m. on Aug. 6-10. Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012 3B%632576 WEDNESDAY EVENING AUGUST 1, 2012 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) The MiddleSuburgatoryModern FamilyModern Family(:02) Final Witness (N) News at 11(:35) Nightline (N) 4-IND 4 4 4Chann 4 NewsChann 4 NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Love-RaymondKing of QueensBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 O’Clock News (N) Chann 4 News(:35) The Insider 5-PBS 5 -Journal Nightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) Nature “White Falcon, White Wolf” The War “When Things Get Tough” German occupation; American war effort. 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The Tide and the Tigers split last season with ‘Bama grabbing Round 2, 21-0 in the BCS title game in New Orleans. The rivalry carried over onto Twitter with sniping between Tide quarterback AJ McCarron and LSU Heisman finalist Tyrann Mathieu — in June. “I can tell you that no game is won in a Twitter page,” LSU coach Les Miles noted. What’s new this year is Big 12 Conference defec-tors Texas A&M and Missouri step into the SEC. They’ll both try to show they belong. “Only way you’re going to get respect is winning games, OK?” Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said. “That’s the only way it’s going to happen. I got no problem with that. You’ve got to prove yourself.” Here is an overall look at the conference: EAST GEORGIA — Key players: QB Aaron Murray, WR Tavarres King, DB Bacarri Rambo, LB Jarvis Jones. Returning starters: 6 offense, 9 defense. Notes : RB Isaiah Crowell is gone. Cornerback Sanders Commings and cornerback Branden Smith — and per-haps Rambo — face suspen-sions. ... Malcolm Mitchell, last season’s No. 2 receiver, opens at cornerback and will likely play both positions. ... Lightweight nonconference schedule includes Buffalo, Florida Atlantic and Georgia Southern. SOUTH CAROLINA — Key players: QB Connor Shaw, RB Marcus Lattimore, DE Jadeveon Clowney, DE Devin Taylor. Returning starters: 7 offense, 6 defense. Notes : A second straight Top 10 finish seems pos-sible. ... If Lattimore returns to pre-knee injury form, it could more than make up for the loss of WR Alshon Jeffery. ... Pass rush remains formidable even minus NFL first-round pick DE Melvin Ingram. FLORIDA — Key players: RB Mike Gillislee, WR Andre Dubose, LB Jon Bostic, DL Sharrif Floyd. Returning starters: 7 offense, 10 defense. Notes : Gators try to rebound from mediocre sea-son. ... Brent Pease replac-es offensive coordinator Charlie Weis, and has the personnel to mount a more physical running attack. ... Defensive linemen Ronald Powell and Dominique Easley are trying to return from knee injuries. MISSOURI — Key players: QB James Franklin, LT Elvis Fisher, WR Dorial Green-Beckham, CB E.J. Gaines. Returning starters: 6 offense, 7 defense. Notes : The SEC’s third group of Tigers enters the league hoping to prove skeptics wrong. ... Franklin is expected to be fully recov-ered from spring shoulder surgery after flirting with 3,000-yard passing, 1,000-yard rushing season. ... It’s unclear if RB Henry Josey (knee) will play. TENNESSEE — Key players: QB Tyler Bray, WR Da’Rick Rogers, LB A.J. Johnson, LB Herman Lathers. Returning starters: 10 offense, 7 defense. Notes : Derek Dooley’s rebuilding project con-tinues after one SEC win last season. ... Volunteers have dangerous receiv-ers but must replace RB Tauren Poole. ... Tennessee reloaded with several JUCO transfers, including onetime Alabama defensive lineman Darrington Sentimore and WR Cordarrelle Patterson. VANDERBILT — Key players: QB Jordan Rodgers, RB Zac Stacy, DT Rob Lohr, CB Trey Wilson. Returning starters: 9 offense, 8 defense. KENTUCKY — Key players: QB Morgan Newton, OL Larry Warford, WR La’Rod King, S Martavius Neloms. Returning start-ers: 6 offense, 5 defense. WEST LSU — Key players: QB Zach Mettenberger, CB Tyrann Mathieu, DE Sam Montgomery, DT Bennie Logan. Returning starters: 7 offense, 5 defense. Notes : Mettenberger, a former Georgia player, has drawn strong reviews from coach Les Miles and team-mates and might represent a sizable upgrade at QB. ... Offense has runners galore, led by Spencer Ware and Michael Ford, and offensive line has five players who have logged 102 collective starts. ... Secondary loses Morris Claiborne, but returns stars Mathieu and Eric Reid. ... Ends Montgomery and Barkevious Mingo com-bined for 17 sacks. ... Tigers spent 11 weeks at No. 1 last season. ALABAMA — Key players: QB AJ McCarron, C Barrett Jones, LB Nico Johnson, S Robert Lester. Returning starters: 6 offense, 4 defense. Notes : Quest for third national title in four years faces daunting scheduling, including opener with Michigan in Arlington, Texas, and visits to LSU and Arkansas. ... New offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is unlikely to change pound-before-pass philosophy. ... Defense that topped all four major categories nationally must replace seven starters with 188 combined starts. ARKANSAS — Key players: QB Tyler Wilson, RB Knile Davis, WR Cobi Hamilton, LB Alonzo Highsmith. Returning start-ers: 8 offense, 6 defense. AUBURN — Key players: QB Kiehl Frazier, WR Emory Blake, DE Corey Lemonier, LB Daren Bates. Returning starters: 7 offense, 9 defense. Notes : Frazier is the odds-on favorite to claim starting job over Clint Moseley. ... Tigers have new coordinators in Scot Loeffler (offense) and Brian VanGorder (defense). ... Two-time 1,000-yard rusher Mike Dyer is gone, and so is Gus Malzahn’s no-huddle offense. TEXAS A&M — Key players: LT Luke Joeckel, RB Christine Michael, WR Ryan Swope, LB Sean Porter. Returning starters: 7 offense, 6 defense. Notes : QB Jameill Showers is apparent lead-er in race to replace Ryan Tannehill, the No. 8 NFL draft pick. ... Coach Kevin Sumlin, whose Houston offenses twice led the nation in total, passing and scoring, brings a fast-paced attack to College Station. ... Top pass rushers Sean Porter and Damontre Moore return from team that led nation in sacks per game. MISSISSIPPI ST — Key players: QB Tyler Russell, LG Gabe Jackson, CB Johnthan Banks, LB Cameron Lawrence. Returning starters: 5 offense, 7 defense. Notes : Bulldogs have won back-to-back bowl games for first time since 1999-2000 — not to mention three straight Egg Bowls with rival Mississippi. ... Coach Dan Mullen predicts “a huge year” from Russell. ... Mississippi State 0-12 under Mullen against SEC West teams other than Ole Miss. MISSISSIPPI — Key players: WR Donte Moncrief, RB Jeff Scott, DB Charles Sawyer, LB Mike Marry. Returning starters: 7 offense, 7 defense. Notes : Randall Mackey has moved from QB to WR with emergence of Barry Brunetti, JUCO transfer Bo Wallace.


DEAR ABBY: I found out my husband has been corresponding with pros-titutes he picked up when we went on vacation. He emailed them twice, but the second one hurt me the most. He sent her money. I confronted him and was ready to end the marriage, but we have a son. He denied having sexual contact with the women and said he was just flirting, so I forgave him. But I told him I won’t tolerate it a third time. He agreed to have marriage counseling and do his part to convince me he will change. Is it worth it to try again for the sake of our son? I don’t trust him anymore, but I still love him. -READY TO LET GO DEAR READY : When a man gives money to a hook-er, it’s usually for a reason. The reason isn’t charity; it’s for services he wants ren-dered. (And they don’t take money in arrears.) No one can decide for you whether or not to stay in the marriage, but before making any decisions, make it your first priority to contact your doctor and be checked for STDs. Who knows what your husband might have picked up while “flirting.” If you do decide to remain in the marriage, you’d be wise to schedule regular appointments for STD checkups. DEAR ABBY: I have been meaning to write to you for a long time. Now that we have gone through another year of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, would you PLEASE acknowledge those of us who did NOT have a parent who deserved to be honored? SOME PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO BE PARENTS! There are horror stories every day in the media about child abuse, yet you honor these people without qualification. For those who have parents who deserve to be honored, I’m happy for you. But the celebration is only salt in the wounds of those of us who wish we’d never been born. -ONE OF THEM IN LONGMONT, COLO. DEAR ONE OF THEM: I agree that the commercialization of cer-tain holidays can be painful for those who cannot join in the celebration. This would include children and adults who were abused or neglected by their parents, as well as those who no lon-ger have living parents. I doubt many people remain childless for the public good. Usually there are deeply personal reasons for it. For people who are childless by choice, every day is an affirmation of their decision. However, for those who want children and can-not have them, their loss can be excruciating. DEAR ABBY: Can you give any advice for a male in his 50s who is still a virgin, who is afraid of being inti-mate and hasn’t even kissed a girl since high school? Is it OK to live and enjoy life this way, or is sex something that every human should experience? -CURIOUS IN FLORIDA DEAR CURIOUS: If someone is happy and enjoying life having never had sexual relations, then it’s OK. However, if you are still a virgin because of fear of intimacy, this is something to discuss with a psychologist to help you understand what caused your fear and inability to trust, because you could be getting more out of life than you have settled for. DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21April 19): Get involved in events that motivate you. Pampering, shopping or a day trip will give you a new lease on life. Boosting your confidence will help you take action, bringing the kind of results you’ve been searching for. Romance is highlighted. ++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Choose your battles carefully. Don’t waste time on something you cannot achieve or win. Focus on what’s possible, and refuse to let anyone tie up your time or limit you. Avoid any situation that may alter your home and personal life negatively. +++++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Stick to basics. Socializing is highlighted, and a chance to meet some interesting people and participate in activi-ties you find challenging and exciting will lead to new opportunities. Visiting entertaining friends should be scheduled. +++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Avoid limiting your freedom by getting involved in secret activities. Don’t give out information that may incriminate you or jeopardize your current status or position. Stick to the truth and keep your distance from unreliable individuals. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Accept the inevitable and enjoy whatever comes your way. Your ability to go with the flow will impress some-one who has an intriguing offer. Don’t forget to read the fine print before you make a commitment. An affectionate encounter looks promising. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep everything you do out in the open to avoid being held responsible for the actions of some-one else. A problem will develop that can alter the way you feel about some-one you have been close to personally or profession-ally. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You have more options than you think. Don’t waste time thinking about what to do next. Take a leap of faith and you’ll bring about greater opportuni-ties, along with new ideas, friendships and experi-ence. Love is in the stars. +++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t share personal information. Add more detail and perfect your ideas before you present what you have to offer. Develop an idea that has potential. Work quietly behind the scenes and you will continue to move in a positive direction. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take action, show off and have some fun. A financial opportunity will develop through a con-tract, settlement or service you offer. Spend time with someone from a differ-ent background and you will pick up original ideas. Make time for romance. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Someone may try to fool you. Research will reveal that you don’t need to spend as much as you’ve been led to believe. Create a set of rules that enables you to follow your own path. Don’t let someone from your past lead you astray. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): The path of least resis-tance can be for the best. Settle any unfinished busi-ness standing in the way of progress. A romantic relationship can help stabi-lize your life personally and financially. A residential move looks promising. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep personal infor-mation private. Someone may take advantage of you or make you look bad. Deal with responsibili-ties quickly. Consider the motives behind what some-one is offering before you decide to move forward. Self-deception is apparent. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Husband could have picked up much more than hooker Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. 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The cer-tificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 717Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 27 TWN 4S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 03216-118 W1/2 LOT18 SHADYACRES S/D. ORB 608-651, FINALJDGMTIN CS #94-1404-CAORB 915-719, 949-2311Name in which assessed: MARYEVAVAUGHNAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 10th of September at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTS05534007August 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2012 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the GR Brooks of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The cer-tificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 983Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 34 TWN 6S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 04059-134. LOT34 FORTWHITE STATION S/D ORB 666-262, 714-843Name in which assessed: BENIGNO CASTILLOAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 10th of September at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTS05534017August 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2012 NOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the GR Brooks of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The cer-tificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 808Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 14 TWN 5S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 03620-001.COMM SE COR OF SW1/4 OF NW1/4, RUN N 50 FT, W, 25.01 FTTO WR/WOF YOUNG RD, RUN N ALONG WR/W242.44 FTFOR POB, RUN W296.46 FT, N 144.96 FT, E 299 FTTO WR/WOF YOUNG RD, S APPROX 145 FTTO POB ORB 864-1550.Name in which assessed: HAROLD W. BOHLSCHEIDAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 10th of September at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTS05534019August 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-370-CACOLUMBIABANK, a Florida banking corporation,Plaintiff,Vs.Estate of VICTOR J. SIMONS, de-ceased, Estate of JANE P. SIMONS, deceased, and the unknown heirs and beneficiaries of the decedents,Defendants.CASE NO. 12-370-CANOTICE OF ACTIONTO: Defendants, Estate of VICTOR J. SIMONS, deceased, Estate of JANE P. SIMONS, deceased, and the unknown heirs and beneficiaries of the decedents,YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing described real property in Columbia County, Florida:Lot 6, GRASSLAND ACRES, ac-cording to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 71-71A, of the Public Records of Co-lumbia County, Florida, together with a 1977 Hill Mobile Home, ID#02630198AK and #02630198BK which is located on and affixed to the above described property.Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on RI-CHARD E. STADLER, the Plain-tiff’s attorney, whose address is 285 NE Hernando Avenue, Post Office Drawer 1707, Lake City, FL32056-1707, on or before August 20, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief de-manded in the complaint.DATED this 18th day of July, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK, CIRCUITCOURTBy: -sB. ScippioDeputy Clerk05533938August 1, 8, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILACTIONCASE NO.: 12 2010 CA000204DIVISION:CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC,Plaintiff,vs.THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUST-EES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-DER, AGAINSTMICHAELWRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELK. WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-NETH PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELK.P. WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHT, DECEASED, et al,Defendant (s)NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Mort-gage Foreclosure dated July 10, 2012 and entered in Case No. 12 2010 CA000204 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida where-in JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONALASSOCIATION, SUC-CESSOR BYMERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, is the Plain-tiff and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-EES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM-ANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AGAINSTMICHAELWRIGHTA/K/AMI-CHAELK. WRIGHTA/K/AMI-CHAELKENNETH PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELK.P. WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMI-CHAELKEN PIERRE WRIGHTS A/K/AMICHAELKENPIERRE WRIGHT, DECEASED; ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UN-DER, AND AGAINSTTHE HERE-IN NAMED INDIVIDUALDE-FENDANT(S) WHO ARE NO KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-KNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AMYMARIE WRIGHT, AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAELWRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELK. WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-NETH PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHT, DECEASED; MICHAELAARON WRIGHT, PRI-VATE FIRSTCLASS AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL\ WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELK. WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-NETH PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELK/P/ WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN PIERRE WRIGHTA/K/AMICHAELKEN-PIERRE WRIGHT, DECEASED; WELLS FARGO FINANCIALSYSTEM FLORIDA, INC.; WELLS FARGO FINANCIALBANK; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONTSTEPS OF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 8th Day of August, 2012, the follow-ing described property as set fort in said Final Judgment: LOT2, BLOCK B, OLUSTEE CREEK ESTATES UNITNO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PAGE 100, OF THE PUBLIC RE-CORDS OF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: 2006, MERIT, VIN# FLHML3F171030661A& FLHML3F171030661BA/K/A1100 SE STATE ROAD UNIT#238, LAKE CITY, FL32025.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS MYHAND and the seal of this Court on July 11, 2012.P.DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05533874August 1, 8, 2012 Public AuctionWill be held by Gainey Automotive, Inc, in Columbia County at 3468 S.W. CR 138, Fort White, Fl. 32038Date 08/14/2012Time: 8:00 A.M.2003 DODGEVin # 1B3EL36T43N5028742001 ISUZUVin # JACDS58X117J1042705534041AUGUST1, 2012 LegalNOTICE OFAPPLICATION FOR TAX DEEDSec 197.241.F.S.Notice is hereby given that the MILLLLC of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the de-scription of the property and name in which it was assessed is as follows:Certificate Number: 1432Year of Issuance: 2005Description of Property: SEC 27 TWN 4S RNG 16 PARCELNUM-BER 03199-499. BEG SE COR OF LOT67, RUN N 130 FT, E 115 FT, SE 142.93 FT, S 30 FT, W216 FTTOPOB (RETENTION POND), QC 1161-1605Name in which assessed: COLUM-BIARETENTION FACILITIES, LLCAll of said property being in the County of Columbia, State of Flori-da. Unless said certificate shall be re-deemed according to law the proper-ty described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse on Monday the 10th of September at 11:00 A.M.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF COURTS05534018August 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2012 Wewill sell the following tenants units at Ellisville Mini Storage 14373 S US 441., on August 18, 2012 at 9:00 AM WE SELLFOR CASH ONLY386-758-5840T.H.R. ASS 10x10 D-54MACKENZIE BEATRICE5x10 Climate D-36ROBIN BARBER 10x10 B17MINDYDARMIN 10x10 B3VICTORIAN A. FOUT10x10 C43WE RESERVE THE RIGHTTO REFUSE ALLBIDS. Cash only.05533928August 1, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCASE NO.: 12-2009-CA-000219JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATION,Plaintiff,vs.SHERRYLEMPKA; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHERRYLEMPKA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POS-SESSION OF THE SUBJECTPROPERTY,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE LegalNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated the 22nd day of October, 2009, and entered in Case No. 12-2009-CA-000219, of the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, where in JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONALASSOCIA-TION is the Plaintiff and SHERRYLEMPKA, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHERRYLEMPKAand UN-KNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSES-SION OF THE SUBJECTPROPER-TYare defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N. E. HER-NANDO AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FL32055, 11:00 AM on the 29th day of Aug. 2012, the following property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT37, BLOCK C, OF WISE ES-TATES, ASUBDIVISION AC-CORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-OF, RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7,PAGES 164 THROUGH 167, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTSILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.Dated this 18th day of July, 2012.P. DESITTCASONClerk of The circuit CourtBy:-sPAPerryDeputy Clerk05533913August 1, 8, 2012 100Job Opportunities05533630 FT& PTPC Tech needed for busy local shop. Exp required. Send email to: 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.comREPORTER Classifieds In Print and On


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDWEDNESDAY, AUGUST1, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 6B SOLD IT FAST IN THE CLASSIFIEDSSelling your stuff is simple with a little help from the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Let our sales team help you place an ad today, in print and online! Call 386-755-5440 or go to 100Job OpportunitiesF/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 MECHANIC for busy truck shop. Experience required with own tools. Southern Specialized 386-752-975405533935TEACHERS 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 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. Wee Care of Columbia City is looking for Professional VPK Qualified Teachers holding a CDA or Higher. Experience Necessary. Fax Resume to 754-2262 or Apply in person. 120Medical Employment05533851LAKE BUTLER HOSPITAL Full -T ime Positions DIRECTOR OF NURSING Will be over ER, Or, and Med Surg Floor. Current RN License, Ward or Hospital Mainagement Preferred. For further information, please visit our website: (386) 496-2323 ext 9258 Fax (386) 496-9299 EEO/ Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace. Busy 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 kittens to good home, one orange, one white and light gray. Litter trained, 8 weeks old, Contact 386-288-2504 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. 410Lawn & Garden EquipmentLAWN MOWER CRAFTSMAN 48” cut with bagger and mulch kit. 1 year old. $800. 386-755-5127 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. SAT. 8/4, 6:30-11:00, 1085 SW Jaguar Drive, Cypress Landing off Grandview, ping-pong table, outdoor equip, hshld., furn., misc. 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 620Mobile Home Lots forSalePalm Harbor Village NEWHOMESStart at $39,900 $5k for your used mobile home Any condition 800-622-2832 ext 210 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Small affordable, Corner lot, Fenced yard, Needs TLC, $34,900 MLS #81204 810Home forSale 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 rrrnr rrrnr rrrnr nr 5 a week days Lake City Reporter