The Lake City reporter

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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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John H. Perry
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Ferrell in Disney campaign. COMING FRIDAY Editorial board endorsements. 94 72 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY N EWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM 1 Vol. 138, No. 136By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comHomes of Merit has added 42 new jobs at its Lake City facility, a 45 percent increase in its workforce. The factory added positions after it was chosen to design, engineer and build a USA Stay Hotel, completed last week, to be delivered to Louisiana. The projects and an uptick in business prompted the com-pany to add the permanent positions, said Byron Stroud, Homes of Merit sales man-ager. “We decided to bring up production rates and hold them,” he said. Of the new positions, 38 are production employees and four are office personnel. A division of Champion Home Builders, Homes of Merit builds manufactured and modular residential and commercial buildings in a 300,000 square-foot factory near the Lake City Gateway Business incentive ordinance gets first ‘guinea pig ’ SUSPECT continued on 3A JOBS continued on 3A RESCUE continued on 6A By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comWith the first day of school looming, shoppers are likely to crowd local store for this weekend’s sales tax holiday. Columbia County shoppers will save 7 percent on all eligible clothing, footwear and school supplies from Friday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5. Smitty’s Western Store, on West U.S. Highway 90, is bringing in extra staff to help the back-to-school crowds, said Andrea Smith, store co-owner. “It’s always a big weekend,” she said. Students and their parents come in for new graphic T-shirts, jeans, backpacks, belts and boots to start the new year, Smith said. With discounted prices, customers stock up on coats for cooler tempatures. “They actually buy coats in the summer,” she said. Clothing and shoes priced at $75 or less SexualbatterysuspectnabbedBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City man was arrested Tuesday night for alleg-edly sexually battering a 12-year-old boy. Leroy Alexander Fulton, 35, of 390 NE Voss Road, was charged with sex offense (lewd or lascivious battery) and resist-ing an offi-cer without violence. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center with-out bond. According to Lake City Police Department reports, around 10:50 p.m. Monday officer Connie Hightower responded to Shands Lake Shore Regional Hospital for a sexual battery report. A 12-year-old boy said he was sexu-ally battered Sunday in the area of Escambia Street. The child told authorities he was walking to a friend’s house on Escambia Street when “Wee Wee,” also known as Leroy Fulton, approached him and sexually battered him. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterSales associate Ruth Snowberger (right) rings up items for Verona DeLoach, a second-grade teacher at Lake Butler Elementary School, as she shops for herse lf Wednesday at Belk Department Store in the Lake City Mall. ‘I’m thrilled beyond words. This is wh en you get school clothes and school supplies,’ DeLoach said of the sales tax holiday that runs th is weekend in Florida. ‘If you’re looking to pick up some extra items, now is the time to do it.’ Fulton 42 jobsadded at localfactoryBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.comThe Economic Development Advisory Board approved a recommendation for an $86,000 loan to CMS Professional Staffing, a Lake City medical staffing business. The recommendation was the first issued by the EDAB under the local incentive ordinance, the document that gives the EDAB the authority to evaluate and make recommendations to the board of county commissioners concerning eco-nomic development. “Personally I think this is a great guinea pig for our first project under this ordinance,” EDAB member Jeff Simmons said. EDAB member Terry Dicks agreed, telling CMS owner Chris Samson that he is living the American Dream. “Understand that you being first, we are in this with you in a lot of ways,” Dicks told Samson. “You are helping us plow new ground, we are helping you.” The recommendation outlines a loan for the business awarded at zero percent interest and amortized over a 10-year period. CMS Staffing plans to create 22 new perSamson EDAB continued on 3A Area stores will likely be packed with back-to-school shoppers. HOLIDAY continued on 6A Sales tax holiday starts Friday Rookie, vet team up to save a life Boozer, Bedenbaugh rescue disabled man from burning home.Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS ABOVE: Columbia County resident Gary Bach (left) recalls a house fire that nearly took his life as he talks with the two firefighters who rescued him, Lake City firefighter Lt. Dwight Boozer (center) and Columbia County rookie firefighter Steve Bedenbaugh. RIGHT: Bach’s fire-ravaged home. By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comA 57-year-old wheel-chair-bound man was pushed from his fiery home to safety Tuesday evening by a pair of local firefighters. Columbia County firefighter Steve Bedenbaugh and Lake City Fire Department Lt. Dwight Boozer entered the home of Gary Bach as part of a search team responding to a structure fire at 111 SE Lofton Glen. According to Columbia County Fire Department reports, the call came at 9:55 p.m. and the first unit arrived on the scene 10:01 p.m. The Columbia County Fire Department responded to the scene with two units, including administrative personnel, while the Lake City Fire Department responded with one unit and two personnel. The Lake City Fire Department unit arrived at the scene first and began spray-ing water on the single story, site built home. Boozer, a 21-year veteran of the force, said that the fire was confined to the carport area of the home when he arrived, but


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Broadway will dim lights for Vidal NEW YORK Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights for 1 minute on Friday night in memory of Gore Vidal. The playwright, author, politician and commenta tor died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 86. One of his works, The Best Man, is now playing on Broadway. The Manhattan trib ute was announced Wednesday by The Broadway League. Executive Director Charlotte St. Martin called Vidals work both timely and timeless. The lights will be dimmed at exactly 8 p.m. EDT Friday. Couric takes stage as singer NOBLESVILLE, Ind. Katie Couric is no browneyed girl, but she can hold her own singing backup for Jimmy Buffett. The ABC newswoman and TV personality joined Buffett on stage for several songs Tuesday during a concert in Noblesville, Ind., about 20 miles north east of Indianapolis. Couric told WRTV-TV in Indianapolis that she thought it would be a fun, visual little fling. Buffett, who covered and often performs the Van Morrison classic Brown-eyed Girl at his shows, says Couric can sing and thinks her perfor mance could be a careerstarting move for her. Couric has other plans. Shell launch a new day time talk show titled Katie on Sept. 10. Monroe questions continue to linger LOS ANGELES A half century has not dimmed skeptics suspi cions about the death of Marilyn Monroe at age 36, but the intervening decades have seen tech nological leaps that could alter the investigation were it to occur today. DNA, more sophisticat ed electronic record-keep ing, drug databases and other advances would give investigators more infor mation than they were able to glean after Monroes Aug. 5, 1962, death 50 years ago this Sunday. Whether any of the tools would lead to a dif ferent conclusion that Monroes death from acute barbiturate poison ing was a probable suicide remains a historical What If? The good news is were very advanced from 50 years ago, said Max Houck, a forensic consul tant and co-author of The Science of Crime Scenes. The bad news is, were still trying to put it in con text, he said. Monroes death stunned the world and quickly ignited speculation that she died from a more nefarious plot than the official cause of death. The theories stem from the 35minute gap between when Monroe was declared dead by her physician and when police were dispatched, incomplete phone records, and toxicology tests on digestive organs that were never done. 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 Ferrell in Disney campaign Wednesday: Afternoon: 3-2-7 Evening: 4-1-9 Wednesday: Afternoon: 3-8-5-1 Evening: 6-3-4-7 Tuesday: 3-12-20-22-28 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 2AWEATHER n Actress Joanna Cassidy is 67. n Judge Lance Ito is 62. n Actor Butch Patrick is 59. n Actress Victoria Jackson is 53. n Actress Apollonia is 52. n Actress Mary-Louise Parker is 48. n Baseball player Tim Wakefield is 46. n Producer Kevin Smith is 42. n Actor Sam Worthington is 36. n Baseball player Grady Sizemore is 30. n Actress Hallie Eisenberg is 20. You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word. Psalm 119:114 NIV Thought for the Day The reason women dont play foot ball is because eleven of them would never wear the same outt in public. Phyllis Diller TALLAHASSEE A poll shows President Barack Obama favored by at least 50 percent of likely voters in the key battle ground states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. A Quinnipiac University/ CBS News/New York Times poll released Wednesday shows Obama with a lead of 11 percent age points, 53-42 percent, over presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania. Obama leads his Romney by a margin of 51 percent to 45 percent in Florida and 50 percent to 44 percent in Ohio. No one has won the White House since 1960 without winning at least two of the states. Mystery sealed in Greer case ORLANDO The identity of a person who wants to keep some docu ments from being released in the criminal trial of a former Republican Party of Florida chair will be kept under wraps for a bit longer. Documents the mys tery person doesnt want released will be sealed for seven days while the persons attorney decides whether to appeal, Circuit Judge Marc Lubet ruled Wednesday. The judge last week denied the persons request to stop the documents from being released. The mystery person said they were defamatory. The Associated Press filed a motion opposing efforts to seal the docu ments. Some of the most promi nent Florida Republicans are named as witnesses for Jim Greers trial on charges that he funneled GOP money to his company. Greer is pleading not guilty. The judge said only Greers attorney and an attorney for the mystery person will be able to review the documents. Debby hurt Pinellas beaches ST. PETERSBURG University of South Florida researchers have found that Tropical Storm Debby swept an estimated 630,900 cubic yards of sand off three barrier islands in Pinellas County in June. County officials say that restoring the beaches to their previous state could cost more than $25 million. Officials will want to fix the beaches because they draw tourists and money to the area. The findings of the USF research were released Wednesday. The June storms three days of strong southerly wind eroded beaches that were already narrow. The Tampa Bay Times reports at Pass-A-Grille beach, the sand dune line retreated by nearly 12 feet and the entire area lost about 36,500 cubic yards of sand. Sunset beach on Treasure Island lost 43,400 cubic yards. Officer shot, suspect killed MIAMI Miami-Dade police are investigating a shootout that left a detec tive critically wounded and a suspect dead. Residents in the area told The Miami Herald on Tuesday that shots broke out as officers apparently sought to bust a suspected marijuana grow house, but police werent releasing details. A police spokesman says the officer was alert and conscious when he arrived at a Miami trauma center. Police spokesman Detective Roy Rutland said the detective was shot multiple times in the abdo men. He was in critical but stable condition Tuesday night after surgery at the hospital. The newspaper reported that the man who fired at officers was killed while a second suspect was wounded and in custody. Police remained at the scene Tuesday evening, and traffic was blocked off in the neighborhood. Sheriffs pick 1st female leader TALLAHASSEE The Florida Sheriffs Association has elected its first female president, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton. The association on Tuesday also named Miami-Dade County detec tive Oscar Plasencia as its deputy of the year. Plascenia killed a mur der suspect who had just fatally shot two of his partners in January 2011 as they tried to serve an arrest warrant. Benton is the first woman to head the orga nization is its 118-year history. Poll shows President ahead in swing states n ASSOCIATED PRESS Actors, from left, Jack Black, Will Ferrell and Jason Segel appear as the comically spooky hitchhiking ghosts from the landmark Disney theme park attraction the Haunted Mansion during a photo shoot with photographer Annie Leibovitz for the Disney Dream Portrait series in Tejon Ranch, Calif. The portrait series features celebrities set in Disney fantasy set tings. ASSOCIATED PRESS n ASSOCIATED PRESS


manent jobs with salaries at 182 percent in excess of current per capita income rates. EDAB attorney Joel Foreman said the recom mendation will include a suggestion to require that the jobs created by the company must be main tained until the money is repaid to the county. This is, I would sug gest, precisely the kind of stuff that ordinance 20121 calls for, Foreman said. And it ends up being a net zero, the only thing the county gets out of this is gains, assuming the agreement is com plied with. Samson said CMS will exceed the expectations set by the board. We set the bar very, very high, Samson said. Yall are choosing a good guinea pig. The EDABs recom mendation will go to the county commission for discussion before the loan is granted. If the loan is approved by the county commission, the money will be taken from the economic development budget, currently around $600,000. The EDAB also adopt ed a set of qualifications for businesses interested in receiving incentives under the local incentive ordinance. The qualifications say that the business must show an economic impact with a minimum capital investment of $500,000 and a minimum of 10 per manent jobs. Wages for jobs must exceed 115 per cent of current per capita income. The business must agree to benchmarks and clawbacks. The business also must be perceived to be a desirable business or industry by the EDAB. This is just a bit of guid ance for me so that I am not arbitrarily making decisions without some structure, Economic Development director Jesse Quillen said. Quillen said the crite ria are flexible and can be changed in the future. I think its a great place to start, EDAB member Glenn Owens said. Page Editor: Robert Bridges, 754-0428 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 3A 3A Lake City 183 SW Bascom Norris Dr. Gville E. Campus 1200 SW 5th Ave. W. 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ATTN: EILEEN BENNETT LAKE CITY REPORTER Runs: Thursday, July 5, 2012 Size: 6 col. (10.625) x 10.5, Black & White File name: -5_CMPS_10-Yr.BiggestLittleRateBWrev4_LC.pdf Sent out: by e-mail 7/2/12 Fran Rowe, Clark/Nikdel/Powell Advertising, 863-299-9980 x1030 $1M grant will help SRWMD improve water quality From staff reports LIVE OAK-The Suwannee River Water Management District will soon receive a grant of up to $900,000 from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to fund water quality and quantity improve ments in the Santa Fe River Basin and associated springs. The District, in coor dination with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Suwannee River Partnership, will use the funding to work with area farmers to prevent more than 1 million pounds of nitrogen annually from entering the river and springs and save 670 million gallons per year of water use. With the help of DEP and DACS we are pleased to be able to provide these retro fits to growers in the Santa Fe River Basin to achieve water quality and water conser vation benefits, said District Executive Director Ann Shortelle. The funds will be used to retrofit exist ing irrigation systems to more efficiently distribute water and incorporate the prac tice of fertigation. Such retrofits will equip irrigation systems to deliver a more uni form and efficient applica tion of water and fertilizer, and they will reduce water use and the potential for nutrients to leach into the water table. Not only will these efforts reduce nitrogen loading to the Santa Fe River, they will benefit farmers by reduc ing energy and fertilizer costs, Shortelle said.In February, DEP culminated more than two years of work with local govern ments and environmental and agricultural stakeholders to develop and adopt a Basin Management Action Plan, a five-year blue print for reducing nutrients in the Santa Fe River. During the plan development, restoration partners identified nutrient and irrigation management as the two key categories of agricultural practices that need to be addressed in order to achieve restoration. The District is contributing an addition al 20 percent ($180,000) in in-kind services to the retrofit program. Shortelle JOBS: Modular home builder adds 42 local jobs Continued From Page 1A EDAB: Business incentive ordinance is implemented for the first time Continued From Page 1A From staff reports Governor Rick Scott announced Wednesday the reappointment of Marc A. Vann to the Lake Shore Hospital Authority of Columbia County. Vann, 54, of Lake City, has been the vice president of Vann Carpet One since 1979. His commu nity involvement includes serving on the Columbia County Economic Development Board, Columbia County Charter Review Commission from 2005 to 2006, and Columbia County Industrial Development Authority. Vann received a bachelors degree from Trevecca Nazarene University. He is reappointed for a term beginning August 1, 2012, and ending July 19, 2015. Vann Marc Vann reappointed to Hospital Authority Airport. Several new employees were hired from the Ocala area and plan to relo cate their families, Stroud said. However, the company hired most ly from the Lake City area, Stroud said. Factory-built construction allows the company to offer customizable buildings on a shorter timeline than traditional building methods, accord ing to a press release. We are deeply invested in the Southeast and especially proud of our Lake City factory, said Champion Home Builders CEO Jack Lawless in a statement. Floridas building industry was amongst the hardest hit during our nations economic crisis, and we have worked very hard to do our part in bringing the industry back. Our Lake City factory is indus try leading, and has recently hosted representatives from South American and Europe to promote Floridas building industry and its capability to ship products worldwide from the Port of Jacksonville. The child told authorities Fulton said he would kill him if he told his mother what happened and Fulton walked him back down Escambia Street to the childs mother after the incident. On Tuesday officers learned Fulton was at a Voss Road residence. When they arrived Fulton was seen jumping out a back window, reports said. Lake City Police Department officers, with assistance from Columbia County Sheriffs deputies, apprehended Fulton within minutes. This is a tragic incident, Lake City Police Department Chief Argatha Gilmore said in a prepared statement. I am thankful for the hard work of the officer of the Lake City Police Department and the Columbia County Sheriffs Office working together to quickly apprehend the sus pect. SUSPECT: Man sexually battered 12-year-old boy, according to police Continued From Page 1A


Iran’snukes ONE OPINION We need budget plan before party conventions 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: Romneyneeds tobe morespecific Q The Washington Post Q The Washington Times OPINION Thursday, August 2, 2012 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW D ictators take themselves very seri-ously and thus are acutely conscious that one of the most potent weapons against them is ridicule. How else to explain the judicial overkill in Moscow against three young -all in their 20s -members of a female punk band who entered the cathedral that is the headquarters of the Russian church and sang about 30 seconds of a song whose salient lyric is “Our Lady, chase Putin out” before they themselves were chased away? This is the kind of juvenile prank that the principal of any American high school could have dealt with in about half an hour. But this is Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The three have been in jail since February and only went on trial this week. The women are charged with “hooligan-ism,” an all-purpose charge used by Russian police when they want to arrest someone but can’t find an actual crime to charge them with. For this vague offense, they face seven years in jail. In the Kremlin’s efforts to portray the young women’s prank as a grave crime, it hasn’t helped that the three are lively and attractive, that two of them have young children and that they have considerable sup-port from the Russian arts community. Putin is concerned about his own image and how Russia is per-ceived in the world, but both are taking quite a beating at the hands of the punk band. I t’s time for us to lead our leaders. We have just three weeks to take control of our destiny and our democracy. Just three weeks before the Republicans and then the Democrats drape themselves in red, white and blue at their presi-dential conventions, flaunting their political finery that, upon closer inspection, will be revealed as just a 21st-century tailoring of the emperor’s new clothes. Egad, send the children from the room! We’ll see our leaders are starkers (!), their naked electoral aspira-tions exposed for all to see. But even then, will we really understand what our leaders are doing to us? Will we realize that despite all their rhetorical red-white-and-bluing, they are unpatriotically dissing us by hid-ing until after Election Day what they plan to do about a $1 trillion fiscal time bomb they rigged to explode in our faces after we’ve voted? Will we understand we waited too long to exert our only elec-toral leverage? To be specific: A year ago, Republicans and Democrats rigged a budget-slashing bomb to automatically cut, or sequester, $1 trillion -including $500 billion in new defense cuts that all sides agree will be a national security disaster and will increase U.S. unemployment. Leaders of both parties made the sequester unacceptably dra-conian to impel themselves to do what’s right: enact a debt-reduc-tion solution well before the Jan. 2 deadline. Avoid repeating the 2011 last-second, edge-of-the-cliff calamity that shattered global confidence that U.S. leaders would keep fiscal promises. It was right about here in this column that I’d planned to again blast the news media for fail-ing to fully tell voters what the sequester will do to them. But last Saturday afternoon, CNN’s Ali Velshi and Christine Romans did just that. They gave viewers the year’s finest, fairest, clear-est non-political look at the real consequences of our blind rush toward the Jan. 2 “fiscal cliff.” (Perhaps because it was sub-stantive, not the tabloid stuff TV execs think you want, CNN aired this prime-time-worthy journal-ism in Saturday’s 1 p.m. ET slot that attracts very few eyeballs. But at least it aired.) Anchor Velshi began by laying out the very theme I’d drafted to spring on you -that politicians aren’t telling us the truth about the economy. “America could be headed to another recession and there may not be much that can you do to protect yourself,” he said. “There is one thing you can do: Understand how Congress is dangling you over a fiscal cliff.” If Congress fails to act and the sequester kicks in Jan. 2, CNN reported, middle-class Americans face dire consequences: Income taxes will rise when Bush-era tax cuts expire. Retirees living off stock dividends could see their taxes double. More job cuts will occur. “The cuts will lead to immediate reductions in procurement spending in the private sector, which could result in 2 million direct job losses in fiscal year 2012 and 2013,” Romans report-ed. She said experts estimate 500,000 job cuts in professional and business services; 350,000 in manufacturing; 300,000 in the federal workforce; and significant job cuts for contractors, suppliers and vendors doing business with federal agencies. Indeed, those cuts already have begun. Fearing the seques-ter, federal agencies and contrac-tors have already halted planned hiring until they know the jobs will be needed. All of that is why all Americans need to learn the truth and take control of their destiny -before it is too late. But President Barack Obama has failed to boldly seize this leadership moment by educat-ing America and demanding that Congress stay in session and not party conventionally until it has a far-reaching plan to shrink deficits. Both parties fear cut-ting popular programs, raising revenue and reforming taxes and entitlements before Election Day. Then, as Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s rush by, do you really think a lame-duck Congress will give us anything other than more political quackery? Another lame, decision-delaying gimmick? “It’s like congressional malpractice,” said CNN’s Romans. Exactly. That’s why we have just three weeks to act. Three weeks in which we must come together as patriots -the Tea Party people, the Occupy Wall Street people, uncommitted middle-class cul-de-sac people -and lead our leaders. Can our leaders really accomplish anything in just three weeks? Yes -when it’s in their mutually self-preserving politi-cal interest, as we saw Tuesday. Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner quickly and quietly agreed to a continuing resolu-tion preventing a government shutdown when the fiscal year ends Sept. 30. They knew fed-up Americans would be yelling, “Throw all the bums out!” in the campaign’s last month. Now we must demand that our leaders act to save us from the fiscal time bomb. And we must demand they reveal their solu-tions now, before we give them democracy’s most precious gift: our votes. D espite recent tough talk coming from the White House regarding Iran, the Obama administration and the mullahs agree on one thing: Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel. On Monday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Mitt Romney’s statement that Jerusalem is the Jewish state’s capital was “a different position than this administration holds. It’s the view of this administra-tion that the capital should be determined in final status negotiations between parties.” Though President Obama now fundamentally disagrees with Mr. Romney on the Jerusalem question, this was not always the case. When running for president in 2008, Mr. Obama declared, “Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel, and it must remain undivided.” He quickly wimped out on that bold stand. Now the Obama administra-tion will barely acknowledge Jerusalem exists and only uses the word “capital” in the context of dividing the city to give half to the Palestinians. Sometime between the campaign trail and the Oval Office, Mr. Obama’s position “evolved.” On Tuesday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad responded to Mr. Romney’s comments regarding Jerusalem and the U.S. relation-ship with Israel. Without naming the presumptive Republican nominee, he declaimed those who would “kiss the foot” of Israel and make “concessions to get some pennies for [his] campaign.” Mr. Ahmadinejad also denounced the new round of economic sanctions Congress is considering as “ridiculous” and “political warfare.” House and Senate negotiators agree on language for the Iran Threat Reduction Act, which expands sanctions on Iran’s oil and finan-cial sectors and extends penal-ties to third parties who assist Iran in evading punitive actions. A vote on the bill is expected as soon as Wednesday. Trying to get ahead of the sanctions curve, Mr. Obama signed a new executive order on Tuesday tak-ing additional steps. Speaking in Tunisia on Monday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta acknowledged that economic sanctions have yet to dissuade Iran from its nuclear ambitions. He said the “results are not obvious at the moment,” but expressed hope that negotia-tions would lead Iran to “ulti-mately do what’s right in joining the international family.” The secretary reiterated that should negotiations fail, all options were on the table — and on Tuesday in Cairo, he rejected the idea that he was “discussing potential attack plans” during his Mideast sojourn. Instead, he said he was discussing “various contingen-cies and how we could respond.” That’s six of one, half a dozen of the other. Mr. Romney has adopted a tougher line on Iran, or at least a blunter one. Critics pounced on his statements regarding Jerusalem and Iran as “gaffes,” but they were not mistakes, just different priorities. While the White House has sought to separate the two issues, Mr. Romney understands that they are necessarily linked because that is how Tehran views the world. The United States loses credibility with Iran on the nuclear issue when it caves to pressure on the peace process. Without facing a credible threat, Iran will not abandon its nuclear program. Whether Tehran will blink in the face of “various con-tingencies” remains to be seen, but presenting the mullahs with attack plans would be faster. F or the past seven days, Mitt Romney, the presump-tive Republican Presidential nominee, spoke about American foreign policy and traveled the globe, starting with an address to the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Reno, Nev., then a trip to Great Britain, Israel and Poland. What has Mr. Romney revealed about his world view? Not nearly enough. In broad terms, Mr. Romney has sought to distinguish him-self from President Obama by suggesting he would be more muscular in projecting U.S. leadership and power, in what he often depicts as a titanic struggle of good vs. evil. In speaking to the veterans, Mr. Romney claimed that President Obama “sacrificed” missile defense “as a unilat-eral concession” to Russia when a Bush-era plan was reconfigured, moving it away from Poland and the Czech Republic. But he stopped short of explaining what he would do differently than Mr. Obama, whose alternative $8.4 billion-a-year missile defense plan has hardly comforted Russia. Mr. Romney sounded the klaxon about China’s violations of human rights and other con-cerns but offered not a single constructive idea for managing the deeply intertwined relation-ship with Beijing. He was vague on how he would respond to the upheavals of the Arab Spring. Mr. Romney’s trip ended on an unfortunate note in Warsaw. For days, frustrated journal-ists have not been permitted to question Mr. Romney. When they shouted questions at a wreath-laying ceremony, a testy spokesman rudely told them to get lost. The spokesman apolo-gized, but the questions were left hanging. With fewer than 100 days until the election, we hope Mr. Romney will come up with serious answers on foreign policy. Q Martin Schram writes political analysis for Scripps Howard News Service. Martin Fearing the power of punk Q Dale McFeatters is editorial writer for Scripps Howard News Service. Dale


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 5A5A SW Deputy J. Davis Lane, Lake City :87?<;5?:=49>'+>899?;=\> Furniture Liquidation Sale!25 %Take an ADDITIONALCHOOSE FROM: Living Room Mattresses Bedroom Accessories Dining Room Framed Prints Recliners And More!OFFALL CLEARANCE ITEMS Joseph Ricky FennellJoseph Ricky Fennell, age 54 resident of Lake City, Fl. died July 31, 2012 at the V.A. Hospi-tal terminating an illness. Born in Columbia County in 1957 he was the son of Mrs. Edna & Mr. Joseph Fen-nell; He re-ceived most of his education in the public school of Co-lumbia County and furthered his educa-tion in the U.S. Army. He was an honorable discharged U.S. Army Veteran.Survivors include his parents, Mrs. Edna & Mr. Joseph Fennell, Sr. Lake City, Fl.; 2 children, Alee-sha Fennell and Ricky Fennell, of Germany; (2) Brothers, Tracy Fennell & James Parnell; (2) Sis-ters, Maxine Fennell and the late Bernice Benjamin; (1) Nephew, Dwight Fennell; (5) Nieces, Brandy Fennell, Mazie Fen-nell, Tierra Fennell, Tantinneya Fennell, Traeonia Fennell; (4) Great Nieces, & Nephews, Keis-hara Jones, Tradarious Fennell, Shyteria McIntosh and Bennie Thomas; a host of Cousins other relatives and friends also survive.Funeral services for Joseph Ricky Fennell, Jr. will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Union A.M.E. church with Rev. *DU\'H6XH3DVWRURIFLDWLQJThe family will receive friends at Cooper Funeral Home, Cha-pel on Friday, August 3, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, Fl. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D.Carlos Lamar WilliamsCarlos Lamar Williams, age 31 resident of Lake City, FL. died Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Lake City Medical Center. Born in Columbia County he was the son of Debra Williams and the late Larry Williams. He was educated in the public schools of Colum-bia County, graduating with the class of 1998.Survivors include his mother & step-father, Debra (Rob-ert) Williams, Lake City, Fl.; (2) Sisters, Shamika Edwards (Marquez Baker) Lake City, FL., Anitra W. Joseph, of Hawaii; Fiance, Ash-ley Marie, of GA; Grandparents, Annie B. (James) Singleton, Sr., Lake City, Fl.; Betty (Willie Frank) Russell, White Springs, Fl.; Rudolph (Gloria) Scott, Lake City, Fl.; 9 Aunts; 9 Uncles; (2) Nieces, Ah’najah Taylor & Alexis Joseph; (1) Nephew, Mar-quez Baker, Jr.; God-Parents, Helen (Thomas) Fluellen, Lake City, Fl.; a host of great Aunts & Uncles; (1) Great-great Aunt, Lucille Simmons, Lake City, Fl.; a host of Cousins, other rela-tives and Friends also survive.Funeral services for Carlos La-mar Williams, will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Miracle Tabernacle Church; Sisters Welcome Road; Apostle Cleopatrae J. Steel, Paster; Elder 5HLGRIFLDWLQJ,QWHUPHQWZLOOfollow in Forest Lawn Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 3, 2012 at Cooper Funeral Home, Chapel from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, FL. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D. Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Rick Burnham at 754-0424 or by e-mail at rburnham@ 3Car Cruise in Lake City Cruzers will have a Cruise In from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Hardee’s on U.S. 90. Bring your ride and show it off. Cash drawing winner takes all. Contact Kanduet at 752-3199 for more information. Aug. 4Farmers marketSaturday, Aug. 4 brings a special Beat the Heat edi-tion of the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market. All ven-dors are getting free rent! And, they’ll 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 demonstrate components needed for a drip irrigation system in a home garden, and have available a com-ponents handout. 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. 5Allbritton reunionThe 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. Elks host bandB&S Combs Elks Lodge number 1599, 1688 NE Washington St., presents Special Formula Band on Aug. 5 at 8 p.m. for a dona-tion of $10. Contact Carlos Brown at 288-6235 for infor-mation.Aug. 7National Night OutThe 29th Annual National Night Out will be Tuesday, August 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Stadium/Young’s Park in Lake City. It will be a fun-filled evening of Unity in the Community. the Lake City Police Department is committed to heightening crime and drug prevention awareness as thousands of neighborhoods across the country join the partnership of police and community.Aug. 8Early learning meetingThe Early Learning Coalition of Florida’s Gateway, Inc. Board Meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Coalition Office, 1104 SW Main Blvd, Lake City. The Coalition oversees the state and federal funding for all school readiness programs birth to age five for the fol-lowing counties: Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Suwannee, and Union Counties. We encourage community participation and welcome any input. Newcomers luncheonThe regular luncheon of the Lake City Newcomers and Friends will begin at 11 a.m. Aug. 8 at the Eastside Village Clubhouse. The program is the annual silent auction. Attendees are asked to bring items to donate. This is the annual fundraiser event. Lunch is $11. For more information, call Barbara Test at 7547227 or Rose Taylor at 755-2175.Loss workshopCoping with the Loss of Your Spouse will be offered to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. There is no cost. For information or to register, contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411. The Wings Education Center is a program of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast. Aug. 10 Alzheimer’s workshopThe Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with Columbia County Senior Services will be pre-senting a workshop Aug. 10 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center in Lake City entitled “Maintain Your Brain.” This program is free of charge and anyone interested in learning more about main-taining optimal cognitive health is welcome to attend. To register for this work-shop or for more informa-tion, please contact the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900.“Snow White” “The Tale of Snow White” by Barbara Lennon is a humorous and fun take on the original fairy tale. With plenty of quirky new characters, it’s sure to amuse and excite audi-ences of all ages. Even if you’ve heard, seen, or read the story of Snow White countless times, you’ve probably never heard it quite like this. erformanc-es are at the High Springs Community Theater Aug. 10-12 and Aug. 17-19. Friday and Saturday performanc-es are at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 online at Paypal tickets are $1 more, or $6. Tickets may be purchased at the door, if available. Doors open one half hour before show time.Aug. 11Guitar workshopGuitarist Bobby Lee Rodgers will hold an adult and student guitar work-shop Aug. 11 during the Suwannee Spirit Kids Music Camp at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. The workshop is free to students who attend the music camp. The cost for adults is $50. The kids workshop is from 2-4 p.m. while the adult workshop is from 8-11 p.m., both on Saturday Aug. 11. Spaces for the camp or the Bobby Lee Rodgers work-shops may be reserved by contacting or by calling the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park at (386) 364-1683. n BONUS EXCLUSIVE Cosmetics BagHigh Impact Mascara in BlackBONUS CHOICE Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Woppin’ Watermelon (shown here) or Mega Melon (inset)BONUS CHOICE Clinique Colour Compact in Pinks (shown here) or Nude (inset)Clarifying Lotion 2BONUS CHOICE Moisture Surge Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in 3 shadesRepairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle & UV Damage Corrector Connect with us for special offers and promotions at Choose your makeup shadesrBe the rst to take home your free* gift with any Clinique purchase of 23.50 or more. A 65.00 value. *Quantities are limited. One Bonus per Client, please. 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and school supplies priced at $15 or less will be taxfree this weekend. School supplies include pens, notebooks, paper, binders, lunch boxes, fold ers, scissors, glue, protrac tors and calculators. Some items, despite price, are still taxable, including sporting equip ment, watches, jewelry, sunglasses, luggage, jump drives, printer paper, sta plers, ink cartridges and books, according to the Florida Department of Revenue. The average person with children in kindergarten through 12th grade will spend $688.62 on clothes, electronics, shoes and school supplies, accord ing to a National Retail Federation survey. That number is up from last years figure of $603.63. Total spending is expect ed to reach $30.3 billion, according to the survey. Combined with spending from college students, back to school is the second big gest consumer spending event for retailers, behind the winter holidays, accord ing to NRF. Nearly 40 percent of par ents will take their school shopping lists online this year, doubling since 2007 when 21.4 percent planned to shop online, according to the survey. The tax-free weekend applies to purchases online and by mail, as long as the purchase is made between Friday and Sunday and the items are eligible to be taxfree, according to the state Department of Revenue. Rep. Elizabeth Porter, RLake City, introduced the sales tax holiday bill in the house during the last legis lative session. With the amount of money it takes to outfit children for the school year, saving money from the sales tax helps families, said Koby Adams, Porters legislative assistant. Thats just kind of a small way to let them have extra money in their pock et, he said. Adams said recent stud ies have shown shoppers buy more things during a sales tax holiday than they normally would, which increases sales tax revenue and boosts retailers. Patti Wilson, of Wilsons Outfitters, encouraged par ents to shop locally for the items students need and want. Wilson said her store, on East Baya Avenue, is stocked with the T-shirts, flip-flops and backpacks kids want, without the road-trip. Its better than going to Gainesville, she said. Customer often shop the stores sale racks and the sales tax holiday allows par ents to save even more, she said. Money is so tight for people these days, Wilson said. Its a way for the cus tomer to save money with out us having to discount our products even more, she said. Columbia County School District students do not have uniform requirements so high-fashion items like jeans with bling and graph ic T-shirts are popular at Smittys, which has fash ions other than western clothing, Smith said. Smith said the store always has a back-to-school sale going on during the sales tax holiday, adding to the savings. Theres a whole lot of discount going on, she said. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 6A 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! SW Deputy J. Davis Lane, Lake City www. Morrells .com Furniture Liquidation Sale! 25 % Take an ADDITIONAL CHOOSE FROM: Living Room Mattresses Bedroom Accessories Dining Room Framed Prints Recliners And More! OFF ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS HOLIDAY: Sales tax reprieve this weekend for Florida shoppers Continued From Page 1A was beginning to spread. The fire was starting to get to the house, he said. We pulled an attack line and knocked the fire down and by the time I got a decent knockdown on the fire, the county units showed up and Steve (Bedenbaugh) made entry through the back door. Tad Cervantes, Columbia County Fire Department shift commander, said the available information indicated that there was a possible handicapped individual still inside the struc ture and a search team was established. Crews went into the structure to perform a pri mary search and within minutes the occupant was located and removed. Bedenbaugh, who has been a full-time firefighter for about 10 weeks, was one of the first in, and immediately began to call for anyone needing assistance. When we first went in it was a lot of white smoke, he said. We were yelling: Fire depart ment, is there anybody in here? and we heard him (Bach). The fire was coming through the attic pretty strong when we got there. Once the firefighters found Bach, they quickly rolled him onto the porch of the home, and then hoisted him down the steps. Bach said he didnt know the home was on fire. At first I smelled something while I was in the living room and I went to kitchen to see whether I left something on the stove, Bach said. By the time I got to the ... kitchen I realized I didnt leave anything on the stove but the smell started get ting stronger and smoke was getting in there too. Before I knew it the firefighters were in there. Larry Shallar, Bachs sonin-law and a Lake City Police Department officer, was on duty Tuesday night when he got a phone call indicating there was a fire at his father-in-laws house. When he got there, firefighters were already inside the house. At that point I wasnt sure whether he (Bach) was a victim or whether he was all right, Shallar said. Shallar said he initially called his wife, Christina, and told her about the fire, but when he heard there was a possible vic tim in the home, he called her back and told her not to come to the scene. And then he saw his father-in-law being carried to safety. When they came around the corner carrying him, it was such a relief, he said. Christina Shallar said she thought the rescue was pretty amazing. Theyre out there doing their job day after day and they dont feel any heroism from it, but thats what they are heroes, because they go in and save lives, no different from police officers and deputies, she said. They dont consider themselves better than anybody else, but they really are. The Shallars said their chil dren were excited to know their grandfather was all right after the fire damaged the home. At first they were all upset and kept calling and they wanted to come over, Larry Shallar said. They happy and excited now though. Cervantes said the fire is under investigation as a pos sible case of arson and the case has been turned over to the state fire marshals office for investigation. The fire appeared to have started around two lawnmowers located under the carport, he said. The fire then went up the side of the carport and got into the attic. Fire department reports indi cate the blaze damaged 25-50 percent of the home, causing an estimated $124,000 worth of damage. Bach, on the other hand, joked that he might be a little better off than before the fire. I came out better than I went in, joked Bach, who suffers from muscular dystrophy. Ive never been saved before. Maybe Gods got a purpose for me. Cervantes said Bachs rescue was the first for the county. Lake City Fire Department Chief Carlton Tunsil and Asst. Chief Frank Armijo said it was the first joint rescue by both depart ments for a fire victim. These guys are my heroes, Bach said as he shook Bedenbaughs and Boozers hands on Wednesday. Without them, I wouldnt see my kids, grandkids or nothing again. If it wasnt for these two guys I would have been toast. RESCUE: Firefighters team up to save disabled man from burning home Continued From Page 1A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Bach jokes with his daughter, Christina Shallar, as she visits him at a motel where he has taken up temporary residence after a fire that badly damaged his home. Ive got to stay positive, Shallar said. Her children posted all positive thoughts on Facebook, thats how they made it through, she said. (The firefighters) dont consider themselves as heroes, but they are. If it wasnt for these two guys I would have been toast. Columbia County resident Gary Bach


Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 7A 7AHEALTH SW Deputy J. Davis Lane, Lake City www. Morrells .com Furniture Liquidation Sale! 25 % Take an ADDITIONAL CHOOSE FROM: Living Room Mattresses Bedroom Accessories Dining Room Framed Prints Recliners And More! OFF ALL CLEARANCE ITEMS NEW YORK (AP) How can a cancer come back after its apparently been eradicated? Three new studies are bolstering a long-debated idea: that tumors contain their own pool of stem cells that can multiply and keep fuel ing the cancer, seeding regrowth. If thats true, scientists will need to find a way to kill those cells, apart from how they attack the rest of the tumor. Stem cells in healthy tis sues are known for their ability to produce any kind of cell. The new research deals with a different kind, cancer stem cells. Some researchers, but not all, believe they lurk as a per sisting feature in tumors. Over the past decade, studies have found evi dence for them in tumors like breast and colon can cers. But this research has largely depended on trans planting human cancer cells into mice that dont have immune systems, an artificial environment that raises questions about the relevance of the results. Now, three stud ies reported online Wednesday in the journals Nature and Science pres ent evidence for cancer stem cells within the original tumors. Again, the research relies on mice. That and other factors mean the new findings still wont convince everyone that cancer stem cells are key to finding more power ful treatments. But researcher Luis Parada, of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, believes his team is onto something. He says that for the type of brain tumor his team studied, weve identified the true enemy. If his finding applies to other cancers, he said, then even if chemotherapy drastically shrinks a tumor but doesnt affect its sup ply of cancer stem cells, very little progress has actually been made. The three studies used labeling techniques to MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer ATLANTA (AP) It sounds like an unfolding epidemic: A decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating gluten in bread and other foods. Now, millions do. Gluten-free products are flying off grocery shelves, and restau rants are boasting of meals with no gluten. Celebrities on TV talk shows chat about the digestive discomfort they blame on the wheat protein they now shun. Some churches even offer glutenfree Communion wafers. I dont know whether theres more people getting this or that more people are noticing they have a problem, said the Rev. Richard Allen, pastor at Mamaroneck United Methodist Church, north of New York City. Or is it just another food fad? Faddishness is a big part of it. Americans will spend an esti mated $7 billion this year on foods labeled gluten-free, according to the market research firm Mintel. But the best estimates are that more than half the consumers buying these products perhaps way more than half dont have any clear-cut reaction to gluten. They buy gluten-free because they think it will help them lose weight, or because they seem to feel better, or because they mis takenly believe they are sensitive to gluten. We have a lot of self-diagnosing going on out there, said Melissa Abbott, who tracks the gluten-free market for the Hartman Group, a Seattle-area market research orga nization. Fads aside, research suggests more people are truly getting sick from the gluten found in wheat, rye and barley, but the reasons arent clear. In the most serious cases, glu ten triggers celiac disease. The condition causes abdominal pain, bloating and intermittent diar rhea. Those with the ailment dont absorb nutrients well and can suf fer weight loss, fatigue, rashes and other problems. It was once considered extremely rare in the U.S. But about 20 years ago, a few sci entists began exploring why celiac disease was less common here than in Europe and other countries. They concluded that it wasnt less common here; it was just under-diagnosed. More recently, a research team led by the Mayo Clinics Dr. Joseph Murray looked at blood samples taken from Americans in the 1950s and compared them with samples taken from people today, and determined it wasnt just better diagnosis driving up the numbers. Celiac disease actu ally was increasing. Indeed, the research confirms estimates that about 1 percent of U.S. adults have it today, making it four times more common now than it was 50 years ago, Murray and his colleagues reported Tuesday in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. That translates to nearly 2 million Americans with celiac disease. Celiac disease is different from an allergy to wheat, which affects a much smaller number of people, mostly children who outgrow it. Scientists suggest that there may be more celiac disease today because people eat more pro cessed wheat products like pastas and baked goods than in decades past, and those items use types of wheat that have a higher gluten content. Gluten helps dough rise and gives baked goods structure and texture. Or it could be due to changes made to wheat, Murray said. In the 1950s, scientists began cross-breeding wheat to make hardier, shorter and better-grow ing plants. It was the basis of the Green Revolution that boosted wheat harvests worldwide. Norman Borlaug, the U.S. plant scientist behind many of the innovations, won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work. But the gluten in wheat may have somehow become even more troublesome for many people, Murray said. That also may have contributed to what is now called gluten sen sitivity. Doctors recently developed a definition for gluten sensitivity, but its an ambiguous one. Its a label for people who suffer bloat ing and other celiac symptoms and seem to be helped by avoid ing gluten, but dont actually have celiac disease. Celiac disease is diagnosed with blood testing, genetic testing, or biopsies of the small intestine. The case for gluten sensitivity was bolstered last year by a very small but often-cited Australian study. Volunteers who had symp toms were put on a gluten-free diet or a regular diet for six weeks, and they werent told which one. Those who didnt eat gluten had fewer problems with bloating, tiredness and irregular bowel movements. Clearly, there are patients who are gluten-sensitive, said Dr. Sheila Crowe, a San Diegobased physician on the board of the American Gastroenterological Association. What is hotly debated is how many people have the problem, she added. Its impossible to know because the definition is nebulous, she said. One of the most widely cited estimates comes from Dr. Alessio Fasano, a University of Maryland researcher who led studies that changed the understanding of how common celiac disease is in the U.S. Fasano believes 6 percent of U.S. adults have gluten sensitiv ity. But thats based on a review of patients at his clinic hardly a representative sample of the general public. Whatever the number, mar keting of foods without gluten has exploded. Those with celiac disease, of course, are grateful. Until only a few years ago, it was difficult to find grocery and din ing options. Its a matter of keeping people safe, said Michelle Kelly, an Atlanta-area woman who started a gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free bakery in 2010 after her son was diagnosed with celiac disease. While conventional bak ers use wheat flour, she uses such ingredients as millet flour, sorghum flour, brown rice flour and tapioca starch. At one of Atlantas largest and busiest health food stores, Return to Eden, manager Troy DeGroff said over a third of his customers come in for gluten-free products for themselves or their family. Thank you, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, he said, referring to one of the hosts of the daytime talk show The View who helped popularize gluten-free eating. Its hard to say how many of his customers have a medical reason for skipping gluten. But theyre at least paying attention to what theyre sticking in their mouth, he said. On a recent Friday afternoon, several customers bought glu ten-free, though none had been diagnosed with celiac disease or had digestive problems from eat ing wheat. Julia White said she picks up gluten-free items when her granddaughters visit. Theyve been diagnosed with problems, she said. They dont just make this up. Another customer, Meagan Jain, said she made gluten-free cupcakes with a school friend and liked the taste. But she doesnt buy gluten-free often because its expensive. For her, Its a fad. Its part of the eclectic, alternative lifestyle. Is your problem gluten? Or faddish eating? Bertha Domimguez prepares gluten-free dough at Pure Knead bakery sandwich bread in Decatur, Ga. Scientists suggest that there may be more celiac disease today because people eat more processed wheat products than in decades past, which use types of wheat that have a higher gluten content. ASSOCIATED PRESS Are cancerous tumors fueled by stem cells? TUMORS continued on 8A


8A LAKE CITY REPORTER HEALTH THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 8AHealth trace the ancestry of cells within mouse tumors. Collectively, they give very strong sup port to the cancer stem cell theory, said Jeffrey M. Rosen, a professor of molecu lar and cellular biology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He did not participate in the work but supports the theory, which he said is widely accepted. Another scientist whos skeptical about the theory, and said he has plenty of com pany, said the new papers did not change his mind. Paradas team worked with mice geneti cally primed to develop a certain type of brain tumor. The scientists genetically labeled particular cells in the tumor and then attacked the cancer with the same drug given to human patients. It kills growing tumor cells and temporarily stops the cancers growth. After treatment, when the tumor started growing again in the mice, the researchers showed that the vast major ity, if not all, of its new cells had descend ed from the labeled cells. Apparently these were the tumors cancer stem cells, they concluded. Parada said his team is now trying to isolate cancer stem cells from mouse brain cancers to study them and perhaps get some leads for developing therapies to eradicate them. He also said that preliminary study of human brain tumors is producing results consistent with what his team found in the mice. Paradas study appears in Nature. In a second Nature report, British and Belgian researchers found evidence for cancer stem cells in early stage skin tumors in mice. And in the journal Science, a Dutch group found such evidence in mouse intestinal polyps, which are precursors to colon cancer. Scott Kern of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is skepti cal about whether tumors contain cancer stem cells. He said that since the new studies didnt involve human tumors, its not clear how relevant they are to people. The two European studies focused largely on lesions that can lead to tumors, he said. And as for Paradas brain cancer study, he said he believed the results could be explained without relying on the cancer stem cell theory. 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Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on the tracks. Fortunately there were no trains approaching the Philadelphia-area station at that moment, because it took the man several minutes to recover enough to climb out of danger. But the incident, captured last year by a security camera and provided to The Associated Press, underscores the risks of what government officials and safety experts say is a growing problem: distracted walking. On city streets, in suburban parking lots and in shopping centers, there is usually some one strolling while talking on a phone, texting with his head down, listening to music, or play ing a video game. The problem isnt as widely discussed as dis tracted driving, but the danger is real. Reports of injuries to dis tracted walkers treated at hos pital emergency rooms have more than quadrupled in the past seven years and are almost certainly underreported. There has been a spike in pedestrians killed and injured in traffic acci dents, but there is no reliable data on how many were distract ed by electronics. We are where we were with cellphone use in cars 10 years or so ago. We knew it was a problem, but we didnt have the data, said Jonathan Akins, deputy executive director of the Governors Highway Safety Association, which represents state highway safety offices. State and local officials are struggling to figure out how to respond, and in some cases ask ing how far government should go in trying to protect people from themselves. In Delaware, highway safety officials opted for a public educa tion campaign, placing decals on crosswalks and sidewalks at busy intersections urging pedes trians to Look up. Drivers arent always looking out for you. Philadelphia officials are draft ing a safety campaign that will be aimed in part at pedestrians who are looking at their devices instead of where theyre going. One of the messages will cer tainly be pick your head up I want to say nitwit, but I prob ably shouldnt call them names, said Rina Cutler, deputy mayor for transportation and public utilities. As an April Fools Day joke with a serious message, Philadelphia officials taped off an e-lane for distracted pedes trians on a sidewalk outside downtown office buildings. Some didnt get that it was a joke. The sad part is we had people who, once they realized we were going to take the e-lane away, got mad because they thought it was really helpful to not have people get in their way while they were walking and tex ting, Cutler said. When the Utah Transit Authority adopted an ordinance barring pedestrians from using cellphones, headphones or other distracting electronic devices while crossing the tracks of its light rail system on the streets of Salt Lake City, subject to a $50 fine, the Legislature refused to make it a statewide law. Look, I get distracted all the time, bristled Utah State Rep. Craig Frank, a Republican who opposed the proposal. I have a smartphone, too. Walking on sidewalks, in stores and malls, and maybe in a crosswalk some times Im using my cellphone. But I try to stay connected to my environment. I never thought the government needed to cite me for using my cellphone in a reasonable manner. Distracted walking bills in the Arkansas, Illinois and New York legislatures also went nowhere. It sounds very ridiculous, said Tia Little, a pedestrian in down town Washington. I mean, its our phone. We should be able to use it and walk and talk if we choose to, walk and text or whatever. Distracted pedestrians stumble into danger Pedestrians cross K Street and Connecticut Ave. NW near the Farragut North Metro Entrance in downtown Washington. Across the country on city streets, in suburban parking lots and in shopping centers, there is usually someone strolling while talking on a phone, texting with their head down, listening to music, or playing a video game. 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Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, August 2, 2012 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports %632576 WE BUY CARS AND WE SELL TIRES! WE BUY CARSWE BUY CARSWE BUY CARS AND WE SELL TIRES! Blue Bell Ice Cream Novelties Buy 1 Get 1 FREE! Ice Cream Sandwiches Ice Cream Sandwich, Cookies “N” Cream Sandwich, Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich, Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Cups Look For Our Beverage Specials! Thanks for Voting BEST OF THE BEST! Fort White to host parent meeting at 6 p.m. on Sunday. CHS continued on 6B CHS coach Brian Allen to hold camp Saturday. INDIANS continued on 6B Back to football Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterABOVE : Ty Jackson,7, knocks loose a football during a defensiv e stripping drill at the Brian Allen Future Tigers Footbal l Camp last year. The 2012 Brian Allen Future Tigers Footbal l Camp will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday at Columbia Hig h. BELOW : Tyrone Mills, 11, works through a footwork drill as Col umbia High assistant coach Dennis Dotson looks on last year. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE — Fort White High football is cutting back on its camp plans. As a statement for team solidarity the last two years, the Indians have spent the first week of fall practice camping out in the gym. This year, the team will only spend Wednesday night bunking together. The season will again start with a parents meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday in the gym. Practice begins at 8 a.m. Monday. On Sunday, coach Demetric Jackson will speak to the parents on team rules and preview the season. He will check to make sure all necessary paperwork is complete and each player has a physical. Jackson said the change in camp plans was due to a new heat acclimation policy that is in effect for this year. “For the first week you can only have one practice per day,” Jackson said. “You can have two-a-days in the second week but only on a 2-1-2-1 schedule. You can have walk-throughs, but with no ball, no running and no sled work.” Because of the new requirements, Jackson said the team will practice on Saturday of the second week. The Indians open the season at home on Aug. 24 with a kickoff classic game against Suwannee High. The first regular season game is at home against Hamilton County High on Aug. 31. The Fort White Quarterback Club is cook-ing for the Sunday meeting. The club meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the teachers lounge at the high school. The Quarterback Club has an ongoing fundraiser — Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night — every Thursday in August. The club has a flyer that must be presented and Ruby Tuesday will donate 20 percent of the bill. For information on the By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comPart of building Columbia High back into the power program the Tigers once were is engaging the com-munity. Head coach Brian Allen has been visible throughout Lake City since taking over last season for the Tigers. Now in his second season, Allen will continue the tradition of giving back as he holds the Brian Allen Future Tigers Football Camp on Saturday. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday and the camp is expected to run until 2 p.m. at the high school. Allen is looking forward to introducing the sport to a brand new generation of Tigers. “Part of the fun will be showing off the facilities,” Allen said. “That’s something we didn’t do much of last year.” Allen plans to have a projector playing highlight tape as well as tour future Tigers throughout the weight room, his office and the locker room. “We live in a materialistic age, so we want to show off the cleats and gloves,” Allen said. “Kids like those sort of things. It’s an opportunity to show them a little what it’s like to live a day in the life of a Tiger.” Allen said that the camp will be in accordance to what a usual practice is like for Columbia. “It’s going to be similar to a Tuesday prac-tice,” Allen said. “We’ll take them through our speed-track machine, we’ll work in the sand pit, but I don’t know if we’ll go through the mat drills. We’ll take them through the shoots and rotate them into agility drills. The end of the camp, we’ll probably break them up into a couple of teams and have a flag football game.” In all it’s just Allen’s way of exposing the program to the community. “It’s all about trying to give back to the youth,”


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Yannick Agnel, France, swimming, 2 gold, 1 silver. Michael Phelps, Baltimore, swimming, 1 gold, 2 silver. Sun Yang, China, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze. Two Michael Jung, Germany, equestrian, 2 gold. Ricky Berens, Charlotte, N.C., swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Nathan Adrian, Bremerton, Wash., swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Amaury Leveaux, France, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Matthew Grevers, Lake Forest, Ill., swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Jeremy Stravius, France, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Kohei Uchimura, Japan, gymnastics artistic, 1 gold, 1 silver. Clement Lefert, France, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Park Taehwan, South Korea, swimming, 2 silver. WOMEN Four Allison Schmitt, Canton, Mich., swimming, 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze. Alicia Coutts, Australia, swimming, 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze. Three Missy Franklin, Centennial, Colo., swimming, 2 gold, 1 bronze. Camille Muffat, France, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze. Two Ye Shiwen, China, swimming, 2 gold.Dana Vollmer, Granbury, Texas, swimming, 2 gold. Emily Seebohm, Australia, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Melanie Schlanger, Australia, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Brittany Elmslie, Australia, swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver. Sandra Auffarth, Germany, equestrian, 1 gold, 1 bronze. Bronte Barratt, Australia, swimming, 1 silver, 1 bronze. Olena Kostevych, Ukraine, shooting, 2 bronze. Olga Zabelinskaya, Russia, cycling road, 2 bronze.Medals table (73 of 302 total medal events) Nation G S B Tot China 17 9 4 30 United States 11 8 9 28 Japan 2 4 11 17 Germany 3 8 2 13 South Korea 6 2 4 12 France 5 3 4 12 Russia 2 4 5 11 Italy 3 4 2 9 Britain 2 3 4 9 Australia 1 5 2 8 Ukraine 2 0 4 6 Romania 1 3 2 6 Canada 0 1 5 6 North Korea 4 0 1 5 Hungary 2 1 1 4 Kazakhstan 3 0 0 3 Brazil 1 1 1 3 Netherlands 1 1 1 3 Colombia 0 2 1 3 Cuba 0 2 1 3 South Africa 2 0 0 2 Mexico 0 2 0 2 Indonesia 0 1 1 2 Norway 0 1 1 2 New Zealand 0 0 2 2 Slovakia 0 0 2 2 Georgia 1 0 0 1 Lithuania 1 0 0 1 Slovenia 1 0 0 1 Venezuela 1 0 0 1 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1 Denmark 0 1 0 1 Egypt 0 1 0 1 Poland 0 1 0 1 Spain 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 61 43 .587 —Baltimore 55 50 .524 6 12 Tampa Bay 55 50 .524 6 12 Boston 53 51 .510 8Toronto 51 52 .495 9 12 Central Division W L Pct GBChicago 57 47 .548 — Detroit 54 50 .519 3Cleveland 50 53 .485 6 12 Minnesota 44 60 .423 13Kansas City 42 60 .412 14 West Division W L Pct GBTexas 59 43 .578 —Los Angeles 57 47 .548 3Oakland 56 48 .538 4Seattle 49 57 .462 12 Tuesday’s Games Baltimore 11, N.Y. Yankees 5Boston 4, Detroit 1, 6 inningsL.A. Angels 6, Texas 2Chicago White Sox 4, Minnesota 3Kansas City 8, Cleveland 3Tampa Bay 8, Oakland 0Seattle 7, Toronto 2 Wednesday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 12, Baltimore 3Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota 2Tampa Bay 4, Oakland 1Detroit at Boston (n) L.A. Angels at Texas (n)Cleveland at Kansas City (n)Toronto at Seattle (n) Today’s Games Minnesota (Deduno 2-0) at Boston (Lester 5-8), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 9-7) at Texas (Dempster 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (Kluber 0-0) at Kansas City (Guthrie 0-2), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (H.Alvarez 7-7) at Oakland (B.Colon 7-8), 10:05 p.m. Friday’s Games Cleveland at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.Minnesota at Boston, 7:10 p.m.L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Texas at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.Toronto at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GBWashington 61 41 .598 — Atlanta 59 44 .573 2 12 New York 50 54 .481 12Miami 47 56 .456 14 12 Philadelphia 46 57 .447 15 12 Central Division W L Pct GBCincinnati 62 41 .602 —Pittsburgh 60 44 .577 2 12 St. Louis 55 48 .534 7Milwaukee 48 56 .462 14 12 Chicago 43 60 .417 19 Houston 35 71 .330 28 12 West Division W L Pct GBSan Francisco 56 47 .544 —Los Angeles 56 50 .528 1 12 Arizona 54 51 .514 3 San Diego 44 61 .419 13Colorado 37 64 .366 18 Tuesday’s Games Philadelphia 8, Washington 0Atlanta 7, Miami 1Cincinnati 7, San Diego 6Pittsburgh 5, Chicago Cubs 0Milwaukee 10, Houston 1St. Louis 11, Colorado 6Arizona 8, L.A. Dodgers 2San Francisco 4, N.Y. Mets 1 Wednesday’s Games Milwaukee 13, Houston 4Pittsburgh 8, Chicago Cubs 4Arizona 4, L.A. Dodgers 0Philadelphia at Washington (n)Miami at Atlanta (n)San Diego at Cincinnati (n)St. Louis at Colorado (n)N.Y. Mets at San Francisco (n) Today’s Games San Diego (Ohlendorf 3-1) at Cincinnati (Cueto 13-5), 12:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (C.Young 2-5) at San Francisco (Zito 8-7), 3:45 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 11-5) at Washington (Detwiler 5-4), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Eovaldi 2-6) at Atlanta (Minor 6-7), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 13-4) at Colorado (Undecided), 8:40 p.m. Friday’s Games Miami at Washington, 4:05 p.m., 1st game Arizona at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.Houston at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.Miami at Washington, 7:35 p.m., 2nd game Milwaukee at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.N.Y. Mets at San Diego, 10:05 p.m.Chicago Cubs at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL calendar Saturday-Sunday — Hall of Fame inductions and game, Canton, Ohio.NFL 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)AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP PENNSYLVANIA 400 Site: Long Pond, Pa.Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, noon1:30 p.m., 3:30-5 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Speed, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon-5 p.m.). Track: Pocono Raceway (triangle, 2.5 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 160 laps.Next race: Finger Lakes 355, Aug. 12, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Online: http:// NATIONWIDE U.S. CELLULAR 250 Site: Newton, Iowa.Schedule: Friday, practice; Saturday, qualifying, race, 8 p.m. (ESPN2, 7:3010:30 p.m.). Track: Iowa Speedway (oval, 0.875 miles). Race distance: 218.75 miles, 250 laps.Next race: Zippo 200 at The Glen, Aug. 11, Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK POCONO MOUNTAINS 125 Site: Long Pond, Pa.Schedule: Friday, practice; Saturday, qualifying, race, 1 p.m. (Speed, 12:303 p.m.). Track: Pocono Raceway.Race distance: 125 miles, 50 laps.Next race: VFW 200, Aug. 18, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. INDYCAR HONDA INDY 200 Site: Lexington, Ohio.Schedule: Friday, practice; Saturday, practice, qualifying; Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (ABC, 12:30-3 p.m.). Track: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (road course, 2.258 miles). Race distance: 191.25 miles, 85 laps.Next race: Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, Aug. 26, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. Online: http:// NHRA FULL THROTTLE NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS Site: Kent, Wash.Schedule: Friday, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 10:30 p.m.-mid-night); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 6-9 p.m.). 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DEAR ABBY: My younger brother confided that he got a girl pregnant. I’m the only one he has told and it’s killing me. The baby is about two months old, and my folks still don’t know they could possibly be grandparents. My brother doesn’t want to tell them right now, and he also doesn’t want a pater-nity test to see if the baby is his because he doesn’t want to face the reality that he could really be a father. Abby, knowing that I could have a niece out there is killing me because there are so many children who harbor resentment toward their absentee fathers. I really want to do the right thing and get my parents involved, but if I do I’ll lose my brother’s trust. If I don’t tell, I will have to live with the fact that I am abetting my brother being another ste-reotypical dead-beat dad. Please help. -AUNT IN DISGUISE DEAR AUNT IN DISGUISE: How old is your brother? From your description, he is acting like a 14-year-old. Have another talk with him and tell him that because he is old enough to father a child, he’s also old enough to accept responsibility for his actions. The time to tell his parents everything and start supporting his child in every way he can is now. Of course, before making any announcements, he should be sure the baby is actually his. A paternity test will let him off the hook if he isn’t the father. So give him a deadline to have the test done, and if it shows he is the baby daddy, set another one for him to inform your parents or YOU WILL. The longer the delay, the harder it will be. DEAR ABBY: I recently discovered that my mother has been purchasing cata-log items using my name and not paying for them. I have confronted her, but she denies it even though the items are in her home. My mother is much better off financially than I am and has no need to use my credit. I have spoken to the companies and had mixed results. Some have agreed to put the bill in her name, others refused. At this point, I don’t know what to do. Any advice would be appreciated. -JOANNA IN BROOKLYN, N.Y. DEAR JOANNA: Your mother’s behavior is shameful. Talk to your credit card companies and ask for new credit cards. If this is allowed to continue, your mother will destroy your credit. Tell her that you expect her to pay the charges she has incurred immediately, and you want proof of payment. Warn her that if it doesn’t happen, you will inform the fraud division of your local police and let them deal with her. Then follow through. DEAR ABBY: I’m 13 and have a problem. My friends are jealous of me. They say I’m spoiled rot-ten. I honestly don’t think I am that spoiled, and I love my friends dearly. I am bothered by their rude comments. How do I ask them to stop or should I just ignore it? -UNSPOILED IN INDIANA DEAR UNSPOILED: The next time they say it, say: “It hurts my feel-ings when you say that. A spoiled person is someone who doesn’t appreci-ate what she has -and I appreciate EVERYthing I have. Especially friends like you.” DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Put your skills to work and you will find a way to make extra cash. Contact people or organizations that can help you excel. Love and romance are in the stars, and a closer bond with someone spe-cial should be your goal. ++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Patience will help when dealing with difficult people. Don’t let stubborn-ness set in and ruin your plans. Listen to an expe-rienced person offering you advice that can help you avoid a costly mistake. Work hard and say little. ++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Speak up and share your options. Plenty of offers will come in if you sell your ideas convinc-ingly. Love and romance are in the stars, and taking a moment to share with someone special or to meet someone new should be scheduled. +++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Reconsider what you need and what you can do without. Budgeting and downsizing will help you get back on track and ease your stress. Don’t keep secrets, especially when they pertain to your finan-cial future. Reassess your situation. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Emotional issues should be dealt with swiftly so you can move forward and accomplish your personal and professional goals. A trip or change of scenery will do you good and lead to favorable alterations in how or where you live. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Maintain your position and the quality of service you offer. Now is not the time to make a mistake or renege on a promise. Protect your reputation, your assets and your posi-tion. Don’t let a personal relationship interfere with your work. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t miss out because of laziness. Finish what you start and you will impress someone interesting. Networking and socializing will lead to personal and professional partnership possibilities. A job opportunity can change your life. +++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23Nov. 21): Take a secretive approach to whatever you are doing, and you will be able to maintain control and avoid someone copy-ing you. Don’t overspend to make someone happy. Money can’t buy love. Let your intuition guide you. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Take care of business. There is money to be made and there are deals to be formulated if you take the time to see matters through. Don’t give in to pressure when you know in your heart what needs to be done. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Hold out until you have all the information you need to make a sound decision. Someone is likely to stray from the original plan. Ulterior motives may disrupt your position and your future. Prepare to change your strategy if necessary. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Embrace change and face any challenges head-on. Stretch your skills and strive to incorpo-rate what you can do into new formats. Romance is heading your way, and updating your image will give you added confidence and charisma. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): It may be difficult to keep a secret. Try not to disappoint someone count-ing on you. Too much of anything will backfire, leaving you in a precarious position. Focus on helping others, not seeing what you can get for nothing. +++ 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 Brother can’t handle the truth of a paternity test Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 3B


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Apply in person with Dino or Jeffrey at Rountree-Moore Chevrolet, Cadillac and Nissan 4316 US Hwy 90W Lake City, FL LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCAES NO. 11000534CACITIMORTGAGE, I NC., Plaintiff,Vs.UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIA-RIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDOTRS, TRUST-EES AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTIN THE ESTATE OF LAZARO JORGE LOPEZ, A/K/ALAZARO LOPEZ A/K/ALAZARO J. LOPEZ, DECEASED, AS OWNER, et al.Defendant.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated 7/11/12, and entered in 11000534CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, AS-SIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDOTRS, TRUSTEES AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTER-ESTIN THE ESTATE OF LAZ-ARO JORGE LOPEZ, A/K/ALAZ-ARO LOPEZ A/K/ALAZARO J LOPEZ, DECEASED; LAZARO LOPEZ; JUANALOPEZ; JORGE L. LOPEZ; WANDALOPEZ; UN-KNOWN TENANT#1 N/K/AJOHN SANDLIN; UNKNOWN TENANT#2 N/K/AASHLEYSANDLIN are the Defendant(s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Cir-cuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 173 NE Her-nando Ave., Lake City, FL32056, at 11:00 AM on August 15, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT15, ROLLING MEADOWS, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 8, PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 17th day of July, 2012.P. Dewitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: -sB. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to partici-pate should call the ADACoordina-tor, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or im-mediately upon receiving this notifi-cation if the time before the sched-uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.05533876July 26, 2012August 2, 2012 IN THECOUNTYCOURT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.CASE NO. 12-218-CCSUBRANDYLIMITED PART-NERSHIP, a Florida limited partner-ship.Plaintiff,vs.GEORGE LAKE, JR., a/k/a GEORGE W. LAKE, a/k/a GEORGE WASHINGTON LAKE; COLUMBIACOUNTYCLERK OF COURT; and THE STATE OF FLORIDA,Defendants.NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALENotice is hereby given that the fol-lowing described real property: Lot 2, Northside Acres, a subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 149, Columbia County, Florida.shall be sold by the Clerk of this court, at public sale, pursuant to the Final Judgment in the above styled action dated July 31, 2012, at the Co-lumbia County Courthouse in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, to the best and highest bid-der for cash. Any person claiming an interest in any surplus from the sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the notice of lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 31st day of July, 2012.P. DEWITTCASON,Clerk of CourtBy Sarah SandsDeputy Clerk05534080August 2, 9, 2012 Public Auction1997 BUICKVIN# 2G4WB52K6V14349021997 STRNVIN# 1G8ZJ5279VZ337260Tobe held 08/15/2012, 8:00am at Bryant’s Tire and Towing 1165 East Duval St. Lake City FL3205505534065AUGUST2, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 11000374CACITIMORTGAGE, INC.,Plaintiff,vs.HILLIARYM. ARNOLD A/K/AHILLIARYARNOLD AND BRAN-DON PAULARNOLD A/K/ABRANDON ARNOLD, et al.Defendant.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated 7/19/12, and entered in 11000374CAof the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and HILLIARYM. AR-NOLD A/K/AHILLIARYAR-NOLD; BRANDON PAULAR-NOLD A/K/ABRANDON AR-NOLD; UNKNOWN TENANT#1; UNKNOWN TENANT#2 ARE THE DEFENDANT(s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32056, at 11:00 AM on 10/17/2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:LOT2, CANNON CREEK ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLATBOOK 4, PAGE 56, OF THE PUB-LIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAany person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 19th day of July, 2012P. Dewitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: B. ScippioAs Deputy ClerkIMPORTANTIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to partici-pate should call the ADACoordina-tor, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL32056, 386-719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or im-mediately upon receiving this notifi-cation if the time before the sched-uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 955-8770.05533951August 2, 9, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2011-CA-000525US BANK NATIONALASSOCIA-TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR AD-JUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE TRUST2006-3, ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3Plaintiff,v.DIANE L. WARDEN A/K/ADI-ANE WARDEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DIANE L. WARDEN A/K/ADIANE WARDEN; UN-KNOWN TENANT1; UNKNOWN TENANT2; AND ALLUN-KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S0, WHO (IS/ARE) NOTKNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN-KNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CRED-ITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; PNC BANK, NATIONALASSOCIA-TION, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TONATIONALCITYBANK, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO NATIONALCITYBANK OF IN-DIANADefendants.NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in CO-LUMBIACounty, Florida, described as:LOT12, GRANDVIEWVILLAGE UNIT3, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 8, PAGES 16 AND 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLOR-IDA.a/k/a 1128 S.W. SHENANDOAH GLN., LAKE CITY, FL32025-0424at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, on 8/22/2012, at eleven o’clock a.m. EST, at the Co-lumbia County Courthouse, 173 NWHernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated at Lake City, Florida, this 18th day of July, 2012.P.DEWITTCasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05533884August 2,9, 2012 Public Auction1998 FORDVIN# 2FTZF1727WCB176132005 VOLVOVIN# YV1RS592552473885Tobe held 08/30/2012, 8:00am at Bryant’s Tire and Towing 1165 East Duval St. Lake City FL3205505534079AUGUST2, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACIVILDIVISIONCase #:2010-CA-000516BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P.Plaintiff,-vs.-Angela Lynn Dyson a/k/a Angela Lynn Liedtke a/k/a Angela L. Liedtke a/k/a Angela Dyson, Individ-ually and as Co-Personal Representa-tive of The Estate of Roberta Lillian Dyson a/k/a Roberta L. Dyson, De-ceased and Kelly D. Monge a/k/a Kelly Monge a/k/a Kelly A. Dyson, Individually and as Co-Personal Representative of The Estate of Rob-erta Lillian Dyson a/k/a Roberta L. Dyson, Deceased; Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Cred-itors, Lienors and Trustees of Rob-erta Lillian Dyson a/k/a Roberta L. Dyson, Deceased, and all other Per-sons Claiming By,Through, Under and Against the Named Defendant(s); Citibank, National As-sociationDefendant(s).NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 5, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000516 of the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for Co-lumbia County, Florida, where BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plain-tiff and Angela Lynn Dyson a/k/a Angela Lynn Liedtke a/k/a Angela L. Liedtke a/k/a Angela Dyson, Individ-ually and as Co-Personal Representa-tive of The Estate of Roberta Lillian Dyson a/k/a Roberta L. Dyson, De-ceased and Kelly D. Monge a/k/a Kelly Monge a/k/a Kelly A. Dyson, Individually and as Co-Personal Representative of The Estate of Rob-erta Lillian Dyson a/k/a Roberta L. Dyson, Deceased are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bid-der for cash ATTHE WESTFRONTDOOR OF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYCOURTHOUSE, LO-CATED AT145 HERNANDO STREET, LAKE CITY, COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AT11:00 A.M. on November 12, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:COMMENCE ATTHE SOUTH-EASTCORNER OF THE NORTH-EAST_ OF THE SOUTHEAST_ OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, RUN THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 29 SECONDS WEST, 58.61 FEETTO THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF STATE ROAD 138; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 31 SEC-ONDS WESTALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE 260.77 FEETTHENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 41 SEC-ONDS WESTALONG SAID N FORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE 50.40 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 29 SEC-ONDS WEST, 826.15 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 29 SEC-ONDS WEST, 456.48 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST, 264.16 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 29 SEC-ONDS EAST, 456.41 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST, 264.16 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. ALLLYING AND BEING IN THE NORTHEAST_ OF SOUTHEAST_ OF SECTION 22, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EASTOF COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH AN EASE-MENTFOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS HE FOLLOWING SAID EASEMENTLYING 30.00 FEETTO THE LEFTOF THE FOLLOWING DESCRI-BED LINE: COMMENCE ATTHE SOUTHEASTCORNER OF THE NORTHEAST_ OF THE SOUTH-EAST_ OF SECTION 22, TOWN-SHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 29 SECONDS WEST, 58.61 FEETTO THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE OF STATE ROAD 138; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 31 SEC-ONDS WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE, 260.77 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 41 SEC-ONDS WEST, ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAYLINE, 50-40 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING OF SAID LINE; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 30 MI-NUTES 29 SECONDS WEST, 826.15 FEETTO THE POINTOF TERMINATION.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Please contact the ADACoor-dinator; 173 Northeast Hernando Street, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32056; (386) 719-7576 at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon re-ceiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.P. DEWITTCASONCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTColumbia County, Florida-sB. ScippioDEPUTYCLERK OF COURT05533914August 2, 9, 2012 100Job Opportunities05533630 FT& PTPC Tech needed for busy local shop. Exp required. Send email to: 05534062Suwannee Valley Grassing, Inc. is accepting applications for TRUCK DRIVER Must have a valid Class ACDL. Must be able to work weekends as req’d. Normal work week is MonFri. Some out of town work. Apply in person: 3100 Hwy 441N & Cason Rd; north of Five Points. Approx. 0.5 mi south of I-10, across from the Target Distribution Center. All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Females are encouraged to apply. Applications accepted until position is filled. EEO & DFWP F/TASSISTANT needed. Must have bachelor’s degree and must have information technology experience/knowledge. Must reside in Lake City or be willing to relocate. Fax resume to 386-487-1232 Florida Department of Revenue, General Tax Administration, Collections Available Position : Revenue Specialist III Location : Lake City Apply at People First website Hall’s Pump & Well & Carolyn Height WaterCompany Is seeking someone to work in our Water Treatment and Pump Repair Department. Those who meet the following requirements Need Apply : High school diploma, Class Aor B drivers license, Drug & Alcohol free, & be mechanically inclined. Pre hire Background check mandatory. Apply in person at 904 NW Main Blvd. 386-752-1854 Hotel General Manager Immediate opening for hotel General Manager of 94 rooms Super 8 Motel. Prior hotel management experience required. Position requires experience in HR, Guest Relations, Housekeeping, Maintenance, and be comfortable with Word, Excel and internet. Excellent salary and on site managers apartment available. Please send resume to Jack Cole, Super 8 Motel, 3954 SWState Road 47, Lake City, FL 32024-4808 or email to 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 100Job OpportunitiesSales 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 EmploymentBusy Family Practice Office seeks motivated, experienced person for FT Nursing Asst. Position. Fax resumes to (386) 719-9494. MASTER'S LEVEL CLINICIAN : Lake City, Florida. FT/PT/Contractual Qualifications: MA/MS in Psychology or related field, with two years experience providing direct services. Licensed eligible or registered intern preferred Salary: 39,000 – 45,000 Email resume to: or fax (386) 754-9017 240Schools & Education05533645Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class-07/16/12 & 7/23/12• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-09/10/12• LPN 09/10/12 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies FREE CHIHUAHUA, female, black & Tan. Less than 2 yrs old. shots and health records. 386 292-1293 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. REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On


LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIED THURSDAY, AUGUST2, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 430 Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT. 8/4,8am-? Selling misc items/car wash to raise funds for flood victim. Columbia Eye Assoc. 1615 SWMain Blvd. SAT. 8/4, 6:30-11:00, 1085 SW Jaguar Drive, Cypress Landing off Grandview, ping-pong table, outdoor equip, hshld., furn., misc. 440 Miscellaneous MULITFAMILY Y ard Sale Sat. 8/4 at 8:00 a.m. 1326 S.W. Castle Heights Lake City, FL32025 450 Good Things to Eat GREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 610 Mobile Home Lots forRent 2BR/2BA Fully Furnished SWwith Front porch, located in Providence 386-752-4618 or 386-623-0925 630 Mobile Homes forRent 2BR/1.5BA, SW, in the country, fenced front and back yard, no indoor pets/lrg dogs, $500mth, $500 sec. Contact 386-984-5072 3/2 SW, handicap accessible, W atertown area, $500 mth, $500 dep. Call for more info. 386-344-0144 640 Mobile Homes forSale 2013 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 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! Cant 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 W ell 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 MONTHTSSPECIAL! 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 T oday 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! W ANTEDCASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 Palm Harbor Village NEWHOMESStart at $39,900 $5k for your used mobile home Any condition 800-622-2832 ext 210 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 2 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 A Landlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. W asher/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. Brandywine Apartments Now Renting 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave. Equal Housing Opportunity TDD Number 1-800-955-8771 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. 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 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 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 W ayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www W indsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www 720 Furnished Apts. ForRent 1br Apt incl: water, elec, & cable. $595 mo. Good area. Between Lake City & Lake Butler. References & sec. reqd. 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 730 Unfurnished Home ForRent 3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. Call 386-752-6062 3/2 DWMH,on 1 acre lot, partially fenced, $550 month, $400 sec., near N entrance of Itchetucknee Park, 386-965-5093 Brick 3br/2ba Large yard, garage, CH/A. 179 SWStanley Ct. Lake City. $900 mo + $850 dep. Call 386-365-8543 T otally 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 750 Business & Office Rentals 05532259 OFFICE 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 T om Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 05533805 17,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7 Acres of Land Sale $195,000, Rent $1,500 mo. T om Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. We ekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 ForSale orLease Preschool/Childcare Building, T urnkey 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. V arious size offices available. Call Dale DeRosia @623-3004. 790 V acation 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 Floridas Last Frontier 805 Lots 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. Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice 5 acres on River Rise, S/D Homes only. 2000 sf underground utilities. $65,000 MLS #76151 810 Home 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 810 Home forSale 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 W ell 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 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Great Investment in City Limits. Both units rented. Tenants want to Stay. $50,000 MLS #79208 820 Farms & Acreage 200 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. W ill 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 850 W aterfront Property RIVER HOME Excellent Location $169,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860 Investment Property 2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. 930 Motorcycles 2008 HARLEY Electra Glide, 24,000 miles, Black, Touring Model. Call 619-952-9715 BEST WAY never miss a days worth of all the Lake City Reporter has to offer: Home delivery To subscribe call 755-5445 W ere on target! days a w eek Subscribe Today 386-755-5445 5 a week days Lake City Reporter ADVERTISE YOUR Job Opportunities in the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Enhance Your Ad with Y our Individual Logo For just pennies a day. Call today, 755-5440.


6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 T IMELESS M EMORIES 386-466-1888 Five Drawer Chest With marble like top. Rich cappucino nish with antique handles and hidden jewelry drawer. $ 325 New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires August 31, 2012 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP G. W. HUNTER, INC. 1130 US Hwy 90 W (386) 752-5890 WE NOW HAVE ETHANOL FREE PLUS GASOLINE ONLY AT INTENDED USES: BOATS & WATERCRAFTS COLLECTABLE VEHICLES OFF-ROAD VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES SMALL ENGINES SHANDS Lake City, Live Oak and Starke, Florida Womens Center of Florida ALL MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED INCLUDING MEDICAID & MEDICARE FREE Pregnancy Ultrasound WITH THIS AD* *Insurance Billing may occur if necessary. Some Restrictions apply. OBSTRETRICS & GYNECOLOGY PRENATAL CARE & ULTRASOUNDS STDS & HPV TESTING BIRTH CONTROL & INFERTILITY MENOPAUSE & INCONTINENCE WEIGHT LOSS & 4D ULTRASOUNDS $ 70 BOTOX & LASER HAIR REMOVAL $ 70 NO INSURANCE VISITS $ 50 CHANDLER MOHAN, MD EMAD ATTA, MD ANN MARIE FENN, CNM 386-466-1106 SERVICES: OB-GYN Lake City Reporter THE NEW 2013 DODGE RAM REMEMBER, IF THE SUNBELT TAG IS NOT ON YOUR CAR YOU PAID TOO MUCH!! Hwy 90 West Lake City 386-362-1042 WWW.SUNBELTCHRYSLERJEEPDODGEOFLIVEOAK.COM Price includes all rebates. Must qualify for all rebates. Not all consumers will qualify for all rebates. All rebates to dealer. May require nancing through Ally Financial. W.A.C. plus tax, license and $399.50 administrative fee. See dealer for details. 2DT12 MSRP 28,875 Discount 5,994 Total $ 22,881 INDIANS: Middle School also back Continued From Page 1B CHS: Mandatory meeting Tuesday Continued From Page 1B Fort White Quarterback Club, call president Harold Bundy at 365-5731. Middle schools Lake City Middle School begins football practice at 4 p.m. Monday with a meeting in the gym. Free physicals will be offered and parents should come with players who need to complete paperwork. A notary will be present for the necessary forms. Practice will be 5-7:30 p.m. weekdays until the start of school. For information, call coach Richard Keen at 623-4629. Richardson Middle School practice begins from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. Players should report to the gym with completed physi cals and permission forms. For information, call coach Joey ONeal at 344-3733. Allen said. Allen said the camp will have hamburgers and hot dogs for the future Tigers following the camp. There will also be a garage sale as part of a fundraiser for the Tigers. Anybody can bring items by the field to donate from 2-5:30 p.m. on Friday, Allen said. Were also going to have a membership drive for our quarterback club. Its going to be a big day for our youth and team. But the camp isnt all about football. Allen wants to make sure that the camp attendees have a clear mes sage of whats expected of them to become Tigers. Im going to let them know things Im looking for, Allen said. They have to conduct themselves in the right manner. We want their appearance to be good and dont want to have to tell them to pull their pants up. We dont want to hear any colorful language. We expect them to reach that level and beyond. Allen realizes as the face of Columbia, he has a role to play in the development of the youth of the city. Coaches and teachers make a big impact, Allen said. We cant let ourselves move away from emphasiz ing those things. For current players and coaches, there will also be a meeting to go over whats expected out of a Tiger. The mandatory meeting for parents of all players will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the high school auditorium. Coach Allen will talk to parents about what is expected of them and their sons. The Tigers will take the field to begin fall practice at 8 a.m. on Monday. FSU dismisses Greg Reid By BRENT KALLESTAD Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Senior cornerback Greg Reid, one of the nations top punt returners, was dismissed from Florida States football team Wednesday for a viola tion of team rules. Coach Jimbo Fisher had no further comment after announcing that Reid was done at Florida State, where he had emerged as the schools best punt returner since Deion Sanders in the late 1980s. Reid needed 313 yards to surpass Sanders school record of 1,429 yards on punt returns. The 5-8, 180-pound Reid led the nation in punt returns as a freshman in 2009. He had two intercep tions and 32 tackles last sea son in his second year as a starting cornerback. He finishes his Florida State career with seven intercep tions and 120 tackles. Reid has one year of eligi bility remaining if he choos es to transfer to another school, although he would retain his scholarship at Florida State if he decides to remain at the university as a student. Fisher will likely have to turn to an untested returner in Reids absence. Running back Chris Thompson, who is coming off a serious back injury, and wide receiver Rashad Greene are the only two returning players who have returned punts other than Reid the past two sea sons. The coaching staff will probably be reluctant to expose Greene, expected to be the Seminoles top playmaker, to the rigors of the return game. Finding a replacement in the secondary wont be as difficult since Reid was often victimized by taller receivers. Reids departure comes three weeks after his lat est run-in with authorities when he was charged with marijuana possession after being stopped by a Georgia state trooper near his home in Valdosta, Ga. Reid, 21, was arrested last year on charges of resisting arrest and perjury charges. Prosecutors even tually dropped the charges. He was also suspended for a game last season for an unspecified violation of team rules. Its the two time in as many years that Fisher has had to dismiss one of his top players. Wide receiver Jarmon Fortson was kicked off the team in August of 2010. He had caught 45 passes for a career high 610 yards and four touchdowns. PSU players transfer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. Penn States loss could turn into a big gain for Southern California. Star tailback Silas Redd bolted Happy Valley for Los Angeles in a season of great expectations for the Trojans. A 1,200-yard rush er, Redd will join heralded quarterback Matt Barkley on a team already favored to win the Pac-12 and return to the Rose Bowl. Top reserve line backer Khairi Fortt said he was transferring to California. ASSOCIATED PRESS United States Shannon Vreeland (left) and Missy Franklin (right) embrace Allison Schmitt (foreground) and Dana Vollmer (center) after they won gold in the womens 4x200-meter freestyle relay swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Wednesday. Gyurta sets world record in Olympic swimming, U.S. women capture gold By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press LONDON Nathan Adrian took out the Missile by a fingertip. Daniel Gyurta and Rebecca Soni took down two more world records at the pool. Adrian, a 23-year-old largely overshadowed by American stars such as Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, made a name for himself by winning the 100meter Olympic freestyle Wednesday. He lunged to the wall to edge James The Missile Magnussen by one-hundredth of a sec ond the slighest margin possible and again deny Australia its first individ ual swimming gold of the London Games. Adrian pounded the water, then put his hands over his eyes while dan gling over the lane rope, as if he couldnt believe the beside his name. Magnussen hung at the end of the pool, staring straight ahead at the wall in disbelief, the wall he got to just a fraction of a second too late. I had no idea, to be hon est, said Adrian, whose winning time was 47.52 seconds. Im a guy that has a lot of speed and I can go out fast and I die a little more than he does. Its a little nerve-racking the second 50. I just had to really focus on it and stay strong. Gyurta set his world record in the 200 breast stroke, needing every bit of it to hold off Michael Jamiesons furious bid for Britains first gold at the pool. The Hungarian touched in 2 minutes, 7.28 seconds, shaving 0.03 off the previous mark set by Christian Sprenger of Australia at the 2009 world championships in a nowbanned bodysuit. Soni showed plenty of speed in the womens 200 breast and it wasnt even the final. Swimming a semi final heat, the American touched in 2:20.00 to break yet another of the bodysuit records, a time of 2:20.12 set by Canadas Annamay Pierse at the worlds, the fifth world mark to fall at the London Games and further proof its still pos sible to go fast really fast in textile suits. There was even more heartache for the Aussies in the last event of the night, when Allison Schmitt chased down Alicia Coutts to give the Americans gold in the 4x200 freestyle relay. Schmitt dived in the water about a half-second behind, but passed Coutts on their first return lap and won going away in 7:42.92. The Australians settled for another silver in 7:44.41, while France took the bronze. Schmitt is turning into one of the biggest American stars of the games, picking up her second gold to go along with a silver and a bronze. Seventeen-year-old Missy Franklin also picked up her second gold swim ming the leadoff leg, and Dana Vollmer claimed her second gold in London. Shannon Vreeland round ed out the gold medal-win ning quartet. Adrian came through with the race of his life, giving the U.S. its first title in swimmings signature event since Matt Biondi at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Canadas Brent Hayden took silver in 47.80, his countrys first medal ever in the furious down-andback sprint. We were in the ready room and we watched it and just went nuts, Lochte said. We were screaming and everything. That was one of the greatest finishes. Were so happy for him. Jiao Liuyang of China set an Olympic record to win the womens 200 butterfly. She was second at the final turn but sprinted into the lead to touch in 2:04.06 seconds, 0.12 quicker than countrywoman Liu Ziges time at the 2008 Beijing Games.