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CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 5AObituaries .............. 6A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Return of the Spice Girls. COMING TUESDAY Local news roundup. 91 64 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 1CObituaries .............. 5AAdvice.................. 5DPuzzles ................. 5B 93 71 Chance of T-Storms WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NE WSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Tigers prep for upcomingcompetition. Water awareness meeting plannedfor region. SUNDAYEDITION Vol. 138, No. 143 1D 1B 1A Ballot questions continue By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comColumbia County property owners will notice two proposed millage rate increases on their 2012 TRIM (Truth In Millage) notices. TRIM notices are only proposed millage rates for the upcoming fiscal year. One, officials say, is a formality, but another may require property owners to cough up much more in taxes for one of the countys taxing authorities. The Lake Shore Hospital Authority is proposing to raise its property tax millage rate from 0.962 in 2011 to 1.500 in 2012. The increase would actually restore the Hospital Authoritys millage rate to its normal operating level of 1.5 mills that it has had for years. The authority rolled back its millage in 2010 to 0.962 to give relief to county taxpayers, according to LSHA Executive Director Jack Berry. If the millage rate is restored to 1.5 mills, after computations, property owners in Columbia County will pay the increase on the Lake Shore Hospital Authority line item of their tax bill. Berry said during the two years of the millage rollback, the Hospital Authority spent $1 million annually from its reserve account to maintain indigent care expense. The authoritys reserves cant handle any more drain, he said. I think that our reserves are down now to around $5 million, which I think is as low as we need to go, he said. If something should happen where we had to take over the hospital again that would give us enough funds to run the hospital for about six months until we found somebody to come in and run it. Were not borrowing money. Weve already collected the money, we need to hang on to this and go back to the 1.5 mill (levy), which our contract with the hospital requires us to do and move for-ward. Thats my recommendation to the board. Everybody loved it when we rolled that millage back. Now its time to put it back to its original level. Weve got to stop dipping into our piggy bank. Although Berry has made the proposal to the Lake Shore Hospital Authority Board, the proposal has not been approved by board mem-bers. The board is slated to have a budget work-shop following its 5:15 p.m. meeting Monday. All of the money collected from this millage goes to pay for indigent care in Columbia County about $3 million a year, Berry said. If the millage rate is restored to 1.5 mills, propBy HANNAH O. BROWNhbrown@lakecityreporter.com A total of 5,193 voters cast ballots in the county during the eight days of early vot-ing for the primary election, according to the Supervisor of Elections office. Of this number, 4,430 voters cast ballots in Lake City and 763 voted in Fort White. Early voting totals were released when the polls closed at 7 p.m., Saturday. On Friday, 22 additional instances where voter addresses did not match the appropriate voting district were identified by county officials since the initial 118 sur-faced on Thursday. Of the new instances found, three voters cast incorrect ballots. All totaled, 140 voter addresses were categorized in the wrong district and 21 ballots were cast incorrectly. We went back and we looked over them and we found those and thats all I can tell you, Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne said. The mismatched ballots were identified for Dist. 1 and Dist. 5 in the county commission race as well as Dist. 2 and Dist. 5 in the school board race. Horne called an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss the issue with candidates affected by the discrepanSchool bell tolls HospitalAuthoritymay jumptax bill to 1.5 mills Mitt picks Ryan, but who is this guy? By BRIAN BAKST and TODD RICHMONDAssociated PressJANESVILLE, Wis. Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carv-ing a path that seemed to point only upward. As a young Capitol Hill staffer, he impressed Republican lawmak-ers with his hustle and intellectual curiosity. He blended quickly with an elite crop of conservative thinkers. By his 30s, he was a congressman on his way to becoming a GOP name brand with his push-the-edge budget proposals. Ryans climb reached new heights Saturday when Republican presiden-tial nominee Mitt Romney announced him as his running mate. Mitts Choice for VP is Paul Ryan, said a phone app Romneys team cre-ated to spread the word to support-ers. As the chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan gives Romney a link to Capitol Hill lead-ership and underscores Romneys effort to make the election a ref-erendum on the nations economic course. Romney also could see his standing improve in Wisconsin, a state President Barack Obama won handily four years ago but that could be much tighter this November. Even so, Ryan has been a doubleedged sword for Romney. The congressmans endorsement of Romney came at a critical stage of the GOP primaries, giving him a boost in the Wisconsin race that effectively bur-ied Romneys final threat. But it also meant Romney was embracing the Ryan-sponsored budget proposal that Democrats fiercely target as painful to the poor and elderly. Still, the square-jawed congressman is viewed as a bridge between the buttoned-up GOP establishment and the riled-up tea party movement. At 42, Ryan has spent almost half of his life in the Washington fold, the last 14 representing a southern Wisconsin district that runs from the shores of Lake Michigan through farm country south of Madison. Ryan grew up in Janesville and still JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Chris Culpepper (left) and his brother, Brad Culpepper both of Athletic Resources, slip a piece of wood under a scissor-lock design as they work on the floor of the Columbia High Sc hool gymnasium Thursday. The school will be getting abou t 1,200 square feet of new flooring after flood waters from Tropical Storm Debby ruined the old floor. The project is slated to be completed a few weeks into the school year. Improvements, new look launch new year By LAURA HAMPSONlhampson@lakecityreporter.comTeachers return to work tomorrow, but a week from Monday, the halls and classrooms of the Columbia County School District will be bustling with students ready to start a new school year. The first day of classes is Aug. 20, but throughout the summer district administrators and staff have worked to fill open positions and prep buildings and classrooms for the new year. About 700 teachers return to their classrooms Monday for preplanning, but many worked last week to get ready for their new students. I have your typical first day of school nerves, said Lauri Thomas, teacher at Niblack Elementary School, while cleaning and organizing her classroom Thursday. Im more anxious to get started than nervous. Building improvementsThe school district worked on several building projects over the sum-mer, most of which have just been completed or are nearing completion, Superintendent Mike Millikin said. Outside Melrose Elementary School there are new sidewalks, fresh signs, newly painted crosswalks and Teachers start Monday, students return to classes on Aug. 20. Millage rate proposed to be restored after 2-year rollback and spending from reserves. Will Wisconsin VP choice be party bridge or easy political target? Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney (left) and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. wave to the crowd as they arrive for a rally at Randolph-Macon College in A shland, Va. Ryan is considered to be a bridge between the buttone dup establishment and the rifled-up tea party movement.ASSOCIATED PRESSTAXES continued on 6A VP continued on 6A SCHOOL continued on 6A BALLOTS continued on 6ANow 140 instances of non-matching ballots discovered.
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays 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 clarifica tions will run in this space. And thanks for reading. AROUND FLORIDA Friday: 9-17-29-41 8 Friday: 2-6-32-33-34 Saturday: Afternoon: 5-9-6 Evening: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 7-6-7-0 Evening: N/A Saturday: N/A Artist completes 8-mile lighthouse swim The Who, Spice Girls to rock Olympic closer Saturday: N/A 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER SUNDAY REPORT SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. 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After 10:30 a.m., next day re-delivery or ser vice related credits will be issued. In all other counties where home delivery is available, next day re-delivery or ser vice related credits will be issued. Circulation .............. 755-5445 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Home delivery rates (Tuesday -Friday and Sunday) 12 Weeks .................. $26.32 24 Weeks ................... $48.79 52 Weeks ................... $83.46 Rates include 7% sales tax. Mail rates 12 Weeks .................. $41.40 24 Weeks ................... $82.80 52 Weeks .................. $179.40 Lake City Reporter 2A ISLAMORADA A Florida Keys artist has completed an eight-mile Atlantic Ocean swim to raise aware ness for preserving six aging light houses off the island chain. Larry Herlths roundtrip swim to Alligator Reef Lighthouse Saturday took the 52-year-old five hours and 11 minutes. He was escorted by several boats and paddle boarders. Known locally as Lighthouse Larry for his detailed, scale metal reproductions of Keys lighthouses, Herlth is passionate about the need to preserve the large beacons originally fabricated in the 1800s to warn ships away from the Florida Keys reef tract. Modern Global Positioning System navigation has replaced the need for lighthouses in the Keys and they are no longer intensively maintained. Herlth says the rusted iron struc tures are in dire need of restoration so the historical icons will remain for future generations. Nudist park holds bash to attract younger crowd LOXAHATCHEE Nudist resorts have a reputation for attracting older adults, but one Florida park is trying to change that. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports Sunsport Gardens will hold a weekend bash aimed at attracting nudists ages 18 to 30. The Florida Young Naturists Fourth Annual End of Summer Naked Bash is slated to be a celebration of nudi ty and body acceptance. Sunsport Gardens principal share holder Morley Schloss tells the paper the park has been trying to bring in younger members with lower prices, 24 hour hot tubs and Friday night drum circles. The gathering at the 40-acre Loxahatchee park is expected to gather several hundred young adults. Nudist resorts around the country have been working to attract a younger crowd. Hospital claims fertilizer company pushing probe MIAMI The state is investigating abuse allegations at a Florida hospital that treats brain injuries, but its owner says the charges are old and being rehashed as part of a neighboring fertilizer compa nys attempt to damage the facilitys repu tation so it can gain a lucrative permit to extract millions of dollars of phosphate. The Department of Children and Families with two other state agencies conducted an unannounced inspection of The Florida Institute of Neurologic Rehabilitation last week, just days after Bloomberg News published a story outlining abuse allegations. The fertil izer company, Deerfield, Ill.-based CF Industries Holdings Inc., says it had noth ing to do with the news story. The department confirmed 36 of nearly 500 allegations of abuse at the 238-bed hospital extending back to 2005, accord ing to DCF spokeswoman Erin Gillespie. Because none resulted in death, the department is keeping details of the alleged abuse confidential, citing privacy laws. The investigation is ongoing, and state officials have not made any deci sions or released any additional details. DCF declined to comment on whether the number of abuse allegations was high or low in comparison to other facilities. The hospital takes patients from all over the country and gives them unmonitored access to the abuse hotline, which results in a high number of frivolous reports, said hospital CEO and owner Joseph Brennick. Deputy hits, kills pedestrian responding to call ORLANDO Authorities say a pedestrian in central Florida is dead after being struck by a deputy sheriff on her way to a call. Officials report two deputies were responding to a report of four suspects fleeing in a stolen vehicle. One of the suspects was armed. The Orange County Sheriffs Office deputies were in two separate cars, one traveling behind the other. The Orlando Sentinel reports a 52-year-old man started to cross the street the deputies were driving down Friday at about 10:30 p.m. The deputy in the first vehicle was able to swerve and avoid hitting him, but the second deputy was not. The pedestrians name has not been released. Florida proposes big Praetorian Insurance cut TALLAHASSEE Praetorian Insurance Co. is facing up to a 36 percent rate reduction for Florida homeowners. Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty on Friday announced his intent to disapprove a company proposal for a 2.2 percent decrease. McCarty said his Office of Insurance Regulation has demonstrated a reduction of 35 percent or 36 percent is required. The Consumer Federation of America says Praetorian sold more than $430 mil lion in whats known as forced placement coverage last year in Florida last year as Balboa Insurance Co. and QBE Specialty Insurance Co. The group had advocated for at least a 44 percent reduction. Forced placement insurance is imposed by lending institutions on the property of borrowers who fail to keep fire insurance in force. LONDON Get ready for a star-studded spectacular: Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizzazz for the closing ceremonies of the London Games. The Spice Girls and The Who are among the acts prepping perfor mances to celebrate the end of the Olympics. Although organizers have tried to keep the ceremony under wraps, many details have leaked out in the British media and some of the performers have let the cat out of the bag themselves. Director David Arnold is calling the production the greatest afterparty in the world. If the opening ceremony was the wedding, then were the wedding reception, Arnold told the Daily Telegraph. The Who, George Michael, Muse and Ed Sheeran have all said they will take part in a show that will include performances of 30 British hit singles from the past five decades. The Pet Shop Boys, Annie Lennox and Fatboy Slim will also be on hand to get people dancing. Tips and photos have emerged from the rehearsal venue, an old car plant in east London. The Spice Girls were photo graphed dancing atop black London taxis, so a rendition of their biggest hit, Wannabe, seems possible. So does an appearance by surviv ing members of Queen, whose We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions have been ever-present at the games. And Ray Davies of The Kinks is tipped to perform his majestic London ballad Waterloo Sunset. Beyonce performs and films music video at UN NEW YORK Superstar singer Beyonce has serenaded a different New York City venue: The United Nations. Beyonce performed her song I Was Here on Friday in the UNs General Assembly Hall in honor of World Humanitarian Day, which is Aug. 19. A music video of the perfor mance will debut the same day. Beyonce sang in front of hun dreds, including Julia Stiles, R&B singer The-Dream and songwriter Diane Warren, who wrote the song. Warren said in an interview that she initially called Beyonces hus band, Jay-Z, and played the song for him over the phone. He quickly called Beyonce, and days later she recorded it. It appears on her album , released last year. Anderson Cooper hosted, saying with a laugh: Is this what happens at the UN every Friday night? Dolly Parton says water/ snow park on hold NASHVILLE, Tenn. Dolly Parton told reporters that a pro posed water-snow park in Nashville is in a holding pattern but did not elaborate further on the park to be built in partnership with Gaylord Entertainment. During a news conference Friday celebrating her latest gold record, WKRN-TV reported the country singer was questioned about the progress of the park, which she announced in January. Parton said she was waiting on Gaylord to get some things straightened out before moving forward. Last month Gaylord Entertainment announced jobs were being eliminated pending shareholder approval of a deal to sell its hotel brand to Marriott. The company owns the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium and the Opryland mall. A Gaylord spokesman said in a statement that the company was percent committed to the park. n Actor George Hamilton is 73. n Actor Bruce Greenwood is 56. n Rapper Anthony Ray is 49. n Actor Peter Krause is 47. n Tennis player Pete Sampras is 41. n Actor Casey Affleck is 37. n Football player Regan Upshaw is 37. n Football player Plaxico Burress is 35. n Korean actor Park Yong-ha is 35. I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches. Psalm 119:14 NIV If a man be under the inuence of anger his conduct will not be correct. Confucious Thought for the Day The Spice Girls, from left, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chishlom and Victoria Beckham are set to perform during the closing ceremonies of the Olympics. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press Larry Herlth begins a planned roundtrip swim to Alligator Reef Lighthouse, situated four miles off Islamorada on Saturday. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press
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Am I correct when I p roclaim to you thatColumbia High SchoolStudentsare created in the image of God and that none evolved from a hominid?The three possible answers are YES, or NO or PCSR (Politically Correct Sidestep Response)Kenny Merriken 386-344-7339, email@example.com(Compare Holy Bible versus Florida Biology 1 End-of-Course Assessment Test Items Specications, page 32 SC.7.L.15.1; page 52 SC.91.L.15.10 http://fcat.doe.org/eoc/pdf/BiologyFL11Sp.pdf)Paid for by Kenny Merriken August 12, 2012. Florida Voter ID #113877356Ephesians 6:12, I John 4:1 but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. TAMARA LUSHAssociated PressTAMPA Improved Internet service, new cell-phone towers and more palm trees downtown are some of the improvements made for the Republican National Convention that will become permanent after the delegates are long gone from Tampa. Organizers say these are some of the perks for res-idents who will have to endure traffic tie-ups, pro-testers and other inconve-niences. The majority of Americans who watch Mitt Romney accept his partys nomination on TV wont know how much plan-ning has been done. Folks across the nation will see this pomp and circum-stance on TV, when the convention is broadcast in prime time from Aug. 27-30. By Sept. 1, they will move on to the Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C., the following week. Some changes are just for the four days. Banners depicting palm trees against the conventions palette of rich, deep hues of red and blue, anchored with accents of white are being unfurled and hung across the city. Fiberglass elephants have been deco-rated by artists and mount-ed on walls so protesters cant vandalize or make off with them. Yet many of the changes will benefit residents and visitors for decades. Matt Kramer, president of St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, was then-Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlentys chief of staff when the RNC held its convention in St. Paul in 2008. Kramer said that while there were several infrastructure upgrades, there was another kind of boost for the region. An event of this magnitude builds a professional level of competency that otherwise would have never occurred, said Kramer, adding that he feels his region is better poised to draw large events now that it has successfully organized a political convention. Here are some of the larger, permanent projects that the RNC will leave behind in the Tampa Bay area: n Improvements at the Tampa Bay Times Forum: About $520,000 was spent on upgrading the arenas sound, including the place-ment of 100,000 square feet of acoustic blankets along the ceiling so delegates inside the con-vention hall can hear the speeches better. The cost was shared by the Tampa Bay Lightning the hockey team that calls the venue home and the RNC. The upgrades wont have much effect on the sound of hockey games, but officials say acoustics during future concerts will be vastly improved. Additionally, the RNC and Lightning are paying to add two additional mega-watts of electrical capacity to the venue. n Phone and data upgrades: AT&T is the official wireless provider for the convention and has spent about $21 million in various upgrades for the RNC alone. The company is erecting three new cell towers to avoid dropped calls and added 300 layers of frequency to cell sites so users can download information faster. Bright House Networks will pro-vide Internet and cable television services and a spokesman says the com-pany has added over 190 miles of single strands of fiber to downtown Tampa to enhance internet capac-ity. It has also added over 48 miles of indoor data cabling at the forum and Convention Center, where many of the 15,000 mem-bers of the worldwide media will work. n Beautification: The city of Tampa is spending $2.7 million in beautifica-tion projects, mostly land-scaping around the gate-ways leading into down-town. New trees, shrubs and flowers are sprouting up everywhere, includ-ing Floridas signature tropical symbol, the palm tree. Even St. Petersburg located across Tampa Bay put up a new sign with the citys name along an interstate. n Equipment for law enforcement: Tampa Police received $50 million from Congress to provide secu-rity for the RNC. So far, the agency has spent about $13 million on 1,500 radios, 200 bicycles, 13 electric all-terrain vehicles and one armored truck. Theres also a slew of other dis-patch and communications upgrades so the 4,000 offi-cers on the ground at the RNC most of them from other departments can talk to each other. After the convention, the Tampa Police department will keep some of the gear, but some, like the radios and bicycles, will be shared with other area agencies to use. Convention to bring permanent changes to region The new palm trees and landscaping in downtown Tampa w ere purchased with part of the $2.7 million the city is spending in beautification in pr eparation for the Republican National Convention, which will be held Aug. 27-30. Associated Press BILL KACZORAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE A federal immigration agent lost his stand-your-ground appeal on Friday in the stabbing of a rival fan before a college football game in Florida. A three-judge panel rejected the appeal from University of Miami fan Edward M. Mederos, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent with the Department of Homeland Security. He is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon his government-issued knife. Mederos claimed he acted in selfdefense to protect himself and a friend, federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent Javier Ribas, during an altercation out-side Florida State Universitys Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee in September 2009. Derek Smith, who was unarmed, was stabbed in the hand. Campus police said all three had been drink-ing and that Smith was not seriously injured. A trial judge in Tallahassee rejected Mederos pretrial claim of immu-nity under Floridas stand your ground law, which lifts the common law requirement to retreat before using deadly force in self-defense. The law has come under intense scrutiny since neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman claimed self-defense after fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at a Sanford apartment complex Feb. 26. Police and prosecutors said they did not immediately charge Zimmerman because they could not disprove his stand-your-ground claim. He has been charged with second-degree murder and plans to seek dismissal of the charge under the law. The case drew local and nationwide protests because Zimmerman was not arrested for weeks after the shooting. He says Martin punched him and slammed his head against a sidewalk and he defended himself. In the football game case, the 1st District Court of Appeal panel unani-mously upheld the trial judges deci-sion, saying Mederos failed to prove that he was defending himself. District Judge William Van Nortwick wrote for the panel that the trial judge found witness testi-mony contradicts wildly. Mederos contended Smith was choking Ribas but other witnesses said it was only a shoving match and that Smith was stabbed only after he and Ribas had been separated. Van Nortwick added that Mederos still could use stand your ground as a trial defense. District Judges Joseph Lewis and Ronald Swanson concurred in the opinion.ASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE A Florida legislative panel will decide next week whether to give a budget break to the states court clerks. The new state budget reduced the budget of court clerks by nearly $30 million. Court clerks responded to the cut by laying off employ-ees, closing branch offices and curtailing office hours. The Joint Legislative Budget Commission on Aug. 16 will vote on whether to give the clerks up to $29.5 million in court fees and fines that could be used to cover the gap. Gov. Rick Scott has already signed off on the proposal because the money would not come from the states main budget account. County court clerks handle everything from court files, traffic tickets and child support. The budget for the clerks, however, is set by the Florida Legislature. Court denies stand your ground in fight between fans at football game Court clerks could get budget break
ames Montgomery gave a splendid public reading of Joyce Kilmers poem Trees to open the 2012 Arbor Day ceremony. When he finished, one person toward the back of the group whispered to her friend, If that lady never wrote another poem in her life, she would always be remembered for that one. Its a common and understandable mistake to think that Joyce Kilmer was a woman. After all, not many men are first-named Joyce? So how did that name come about in the first place? Kilmers full name was Alfred Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918). The Alfred came from Alfred R. Taylor, the curate (clergyman) of the Roman Catholic Church his family attended. The name Joyce came from the Reverend Dr. Elisha Brooks Joyce, the parish rector. The Kilmers decided to call their son Joyce out of their respect and love for the Rev. Dr. Joyce. A product of a classical education, Kilmer became an emi-nent author, teacher, lecturer, and editor, but poetry was his strong suit. Some referred to him as the poet laureate of the Catholic Church. When World War I started, he enlisted, went overseas, and was assigned to the Fighting 69th infantry unit and rose to the rank of sergeant. He often chose the most dangerous and difficult missions. His men respected him for his coolness and nerve under fire. One day while Sgt. Kilmer was on a scouting patrol to find the position of a German machine gun, he was killed when an enemy bullet pierced his brain. He was just 31 years old. He was posthumously awarded the French Croix de Guerre (French War Cross) for his valor, and buried in a mili-tary cemetery in France. Although Trees is likely his most popular poem, his Rouge Bouquet also became well-known. This poem commemo-rates the loss of 21 of his fellow soldiers. The last two lines of Trees are Poems are made by fools like me/But only God can make a tree. The lasting popularity of those two lines prompted humorist Bennett Cerf, to mimic them. In Song of the Open Road, Cerf wrote I think that I shall never see/A bill-board lovely as a tree./ Indeed unless the billboards fall/, Ill never see a tree at all. New Jerseys Camp Kilmer, named in Sgt. Kilmers memory, opened in 1942 and was closed in 2009. Joyce Kilmers father, Dr. Frederick Barnett Kilmer, also made a name for himself. As a chemist employed by the Johnson and Johnson Co., he invented Johnsons baby pow-der.POLITICAL QUESTIONWhat presidential candidate spoke at the Lake City Community College (now Florida Gateway College) gym-nasium in February of 1988? The Reverend Jesse Jackson. The packed gym (now the Conference Center) resounded with the loud chants of, Run Jesse Run and Win Jesse Win. Several other presidential candidates have spoken here. Adlai Stevenson spoke in Olustee Park while campaign-ing against Dwight David Eisenhower. George Wallace spoke to a huge crowd from the Court House steps in front of banners proclaiming Send them (Washington) a message. Gen. Alexander Haig spoke to a small group inside the local airport building. Georgias Senator Richard Russell spoke to a crowd at Memorial Stadium and some local students recall school was let out for them to attend the rally. Do you know of others?A CHS RECORD?Columbia High School Vocational teacher Pace Getzen has taught 43 years at that one school. This may well be the longest teaching tenure at CHS in the 123-year history of the school. Pace has had a successful career in his long tenure at CHS. His Agricultural Mechanics students have won the state championship the past three years in a row. Congratulations, Pace, as you begin your 44th year of out-standing service at CHS!BUMPER STICKERA local bumper sticker said, Honk if you love Jesus. Text while driving if you want to see him immediately. Thats Mister Joyce Kilmer 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 writers 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: firstname.lastname@example.org It is step up or shut up time for Columbia County voters. Tuesday is election day and, if you havent done so already, its time to head to the polls and cast your ballot. Its time to exercise the precious freedom of voting in an election that will have a big impact on the future of Lake City and Columbia County. If you dont like whats going on or how things are run, now is your time to work toward adjusting your government organization. Show up and vote. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday at your respective polling places. If your ballot doesnt seem right, its your responsibility to ask questions at the polls. There are a lot of questions being asked at the Supervisor of Elections office lately. We dont believe there is cause for anyone to be disillu-sioned as we approach primary election day. Cast your ballot and watch it be counted. Any ballot concerns and the nag-ging problem of new district boundary lines brought about during the early voting period will be answered. On Tuesday, sorting out that controversy is not the worry of the day. Going to the polls and expressing your opinion by darkening the oval next to the name of your candidate selec-tion thats the mission. Enjoy this freedom. Dont be distracted. Strengthen our republic. Go vote. Get outand voteTuesday Q The Washington Times OPINION Sunday, August 12, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AEDIT J Morris WilliamsPhone: (386) email@example.com W. Duval St.Lake City, FL 32055 Q Morris Williams is a local historian and long-time Columbia County resident. S omehow weve come to accept, regard-ing government policy, that there are separate economic issues and social issues, the former being issues having to do with our pocketbook and the latter being issues touching reli-gious values and behavior. But, the economy is also a social values issue. Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University activist who gained notoriety when she was verbally assaulted by Rush Limbaugh after she testified in favor of the contraceptive mandate, still pro-motes the cause. In a recent Huffington Post column, she touts Obamacare as a victory for womens health care rights and the fact that con-traceptives are now available at no cost. At no cost? Will contraceptives drop from heaven like manna? In this case, womens health care rights is a claimed right for women to have taxpayers foot the bill for their birth control, to get others to pay for their contracep-tives and abortion-inducing pills. The right to transfer to others the costs of personal deci-sions regarding sex trumps tax-payers right to keep government out of their private property. The costs of Obamacare, including paying for Sandra Flukes contraceptives, come out of our hide in the higher prices well pay for products, as compa-nies pass on their higher health care costs to consumers. According to economist Art Laffer, government stimulus spending over the last five years totaled $4 trillion. Thats almost $13,000 for every American man, woman and child. Our money, spent by politicians on banks and companies that fail, solar energy companies that cant make it on their own, unemploy-ment benefits, and the like. How can we possibly have a functioning economy when politi-cians can randomly steal from citizens? When, basically, we have legalized theft. Our economic crisis is one of values Star Parkerparker@urbancure.org Q Star Parker is president of CURE, Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (www.urbancure.org) and author of three books. F irst President Obama said the private sector is doing fine. Then he lectured business owners, you didnt build that. Now he wants to extend the governments auto-indus-try takeover across the board. Mr. Obama simply cannot understand how the economy can function without govern-ments firm guiding hand. At a campaign stop in Pueblo, Colo., on Wednesday, Mr. Obama tout-ed the alleged success of his government-backed takeover of two-thirds of the domestic car business. The American auto industry has come roar-ing back, he said. Now I want to do the same thing with manufacturing jobs, not just in the auto industry, but in every industry. The Obama administration ritually flaunts the General Motors bailout as its model of success, but govern-ment motors is actually a cautionary tale. The bailout cost taxpayers around $100 billion, which means the government coughed up around $780,000 for every American GM job that Mr. Obama claims he saved. The feds hold 500 million shares of GM stock, which has plummeted almost 45 percent since its initial pub-lic offering. Believing in GMs resurgence is only possible through creative accounting. GM counts a car as sold when it arrives at a dealer-ship, not when it is in the hands of a consumer. The increased sales the administration brags about are surplus cars sitting in dealer lots, a practice known as channel stuffing. In a healthy economy, dealers have approximately a two-month inventory on hand; GM now has over double that. So long as GM pumps out cars that are bought by dealers, Mr. Obama can con-tinue to claim things are look-ing up. Of cars that are actual-ly driven off the lot, many are being bought by the majority stockholder: the government. In June, government purchas-es of GM cars went up 79 per-cent. This is a Ponzi scheme, not an economy. Mr. Obama claims he should be given four more years because, weve got too many good jobs weve got to create. But his persistent failure on the job front is the best argument to give some-one else a chance. His stimulus program, which promised to create millions of jobs, channeled almost a trillion dollars to Obama cronies without reach-ing any of its stated employ-ment objectives. Obamacare, which was supposed to con-trol health care expenses, is a trifecta of failure that will increase costs, raise taxes and kill jobs. Other Obama-favored projects such as Solyndra were pricy failures the president now refuses to mention. Republicans dont have a plan to create more jobs, Mr. Obama claims. They dont have a plan to revive the middle class. Ive got that plan. So far, though, Mr. Obamas plan has produced a stagnant economy, the high-est sustained unemployment rate of any post-war president, soaring public debt and a declining middle class. His response putting even more of the economy under government control will only make things worse. ANOTHER VIEWA systematictakeover ofAmerican Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, commits suicide allegedly by means of an asp bite, in 30 BC. n Isaac Singer patents sewing machine in 1851. n Ford builds the first Model T in 1908. n Babe Ruths final game at Fenway Park, 41,766 on hand in 1935. n 1978 Funeral of Pope Paul VI ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY OUR OPINION
Phillip Lawrence Amerson PHILLIP LAWRENCE AMER SON passed away unexpectedly on August 9, 2012 in Gainesville surrounded by his loving fam ily and friends. He is survived by his wife, Kelly Amerson, his two daughters, Cynthia and her spouse Shawn Gaston, and Lind say and her spouse Jesse Hipps; 7 grandchildren, ages 3 to 13: Morgan Gaston (13), Madison Gaston (11), Austin Hipps (8), Brent Hipps (5), Lauren and Kayla Hipps (4) and Remington Leigh Hipps (3). Phillip was the Francois and (Ellen) Amerson, Pat and (Linda) Amerson, Gary and (Linda) Amerson, Bridget and (Tom) Single ton and Paul and (Kim) Amerson. Phillip is pre ceded in death by his father William Bro ward Amerson and mother Henrietta Sophie Amerson. Phillip was born in Lake City, FL and moved to Gainesville in 1964 after the death of his father Wil liam Broward Amerson in 1962. Early in life Phillip married Paige Runyon and together they had a beautiful daughter Cynthia at Gulf Hardware in Gaines he went to the police academy and was hired by the Alachua During Phillips career, he was a Training Deputy, spent time in Uniform Patrol, Crime Pre vention, and TAC Unit. Phillip was promoted to the rank of Ser geant in 1993. In 1996, Phillip and Paige ended their marriage but not their friendship and the love they shared for each other and their daughter Cynthia. In 1997, Phillip and Kelly Gam ble met at the Alachua County March 31, 2001. Phillip met new challenges of once again raising a young child, Lindsay, Kellys eight year old daughter. Lind say always thought of Phillip as a father and loved him dearly. ment career in 2004 in the Court Security Bureau. In October of 2006, Phillip was hired as an In spector with the City of Gaines ville, Public Works, Solid Waste Division where he remained un til his passing. His co workers and supervisors were considered his family away from home. Phillip loved doing for others and helping out where he could. He was a genuine man, full of life, full of laughter and left this world way too young at age 55. I love you my darling hus band, our father, our Papa, our brother, our friend; you will be deeply missed and never for gotten. May God Bless you. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of WIL LIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME DOWNTOWN, 404 North Main Street, with Dr. Don McGarity, Lt. Steve Maynard and ing. Interment will follow in Me morial Park Central, 4100 NW 39th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32606. wish may make memori als to Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Inc. P.O. Box 2000, Boys Ranch, FL 32064. Catherine P. Harry Mrs. Catherine P. Harry, 66, of Lake City passed away Wednes day, August 8, 2012 following an extended illness. Mrs. Harry was born in Live Oak, but had lived in the Lake City area since 1988 after moving here from Dixie County. Mrs. Harry will always be remembered as a great mother, grandmother, sis ter, and wife. Mrs. Harry was of the Baptist faith and was pre ceded in death by her husband of 48 years Minus E.H. Harry. Mrs. Harry is survived by her sons Charles Harry (Cora), Ed ward Harry, Curtis Harry, and Alvin Harry (Kathy), a daughter Angela Joyner (Charles), and brothers Clinton Rogers (Estelle) and Charles Rogers. Nineteen grandchildren, ten great-grand children, and several other fami ly members also survive. Funer al services for Mrs. Harry will be held 1:00PM Monday, August 13, 2012 in the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Arrange ments are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 458 S. Mar ion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025, (386)752-1234 please sign the online family guest book at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com Wyatt Myers Wyatt Myers, 53, died Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at his sisters residence in Genoa, Ohio. Wyatt was born on November 5, 1958, in Fostoria, Ohio, to Clarence E. and F. Maxine (Cooper) My ers. He was an ironworker for construction and traveled work NASCAR fan and a Pittsburgh Steelers football fan. Wyatt was always looking for Wyatt is survived by his daugh ters, Chelsey and Shelby Myers, both of Lake City, FL, his sib lings, Rosemary (Raymond) Re idling of Genoa, William (Pam) Myers of McComb, Gloria Hartman of Withamsville, Debi (Paul) Ware of Wren, GA Rory (Terry) Myers of Lake Butler, FL, and Morgan Myers of Sarasota, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Brandy Myers, and sister, Carlotta Null. Services for Wyatt will be held at a later time. Memorials may be directed to any local branch of the American Cancer Society or to the donors choice. Crema tion has taken place under the direct care of Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 West St., Genoa, OH 43430. George W. Jackson George W. Jackson of Fort White, FL died on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family and close friends after a very long struggle with cancer. He was born on March 25, 1937 in Champaign, Illinois. George was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ann, his parents, George and Zi menia Jackson and his sister, Kathleen and James Simpkins. George is survived by his daughter, Renee Warner (Lud) of Hudson, Michigan, his son, Ryan Jackson (Nicole) of Ton tagany, Ohio and Richard Wil son of Atlanta, Georgia. He Jacob Jackson, and Zachary and Lillian Schermer. He has several nieces and nephews. George proudly served his coun try as an Air Force Staff Ser geant in Vietnam. He was an air craft mechanic in the military and following his tour of duty he He loved the Cessna planes most of all. He did his family proud. Georges passion in life was camping with his two little dogs Shadow and Tooie. He was a member of a variety of differ ent organizations and took every opportunity to be on the road. George did not sit still for long. George was a member of Christs Anglican Fellowship Church in High Springs. He was good friends with many members of the church and especially Reverend Michael and his wife, Joyce. George had many wonderful friends at the time that he spent there. We the family, wish to thank the best neighbors our father could have ever had who looked after him especially when he became ill. They are a spe cial part of our family and will always be. He loved his chil dren and grandchildren and his nephew, Tim Simpkins (who was like his own son). He will be dearly missed by his family. A visitation will be held on Mon day, August 13, from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at Evans-Carter Funeral Home, 220 North Main Street, High Springs, FL. A Funeral Service will be held at the same location on Tuesday, August 14 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Michael La Cagnina of at Jacksonville National Cem etery, 4081 Lannie Road, Jack sonville, FL 32218 at 1:30 PM. Those who wish may make donations to Haven Hos pice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 5A 5A *See Players Club for complete details. Must be at least 21 years old and a Seminole Players Club member to participate. Valid ID required. Management reserves all rights. Offers are non-negotiable, non-transferable and must be redeemed in person at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa. Offer is for the slot and gaming machine of your choice, not valid for live Poker or Table Games. No cash value. Persons who have been trespassed or banned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida or those who have opted into the self-exclusion program are not eligible. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call 1-888-ADMIT-IT. 2011 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. All rights reserved. 4 813.627 SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO TAMPA YOU PAY: $ 40 00 PACKAGE INCLUDES: $ 35 00 FREE PLAY Plus $ 5 Meal Voucher & Roundtrip Transportation OVER 4,100 OF THE HOTTEST SLOT MACHINES, 90 TABLE GAMES AND 50 LIVE POKER TABLES. MORE WAYS TO WIN. Service from Valdosta/Lake City/Gainesville PICK-UP LOCATIONS & TIMES NEW SERVICE! For group charter information, please call the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 877.529.7653 For more information call FABULOUS COACH LINES at 1.866.352.7295 or visit their website at fabulouscoach.com HOP ON THE BUS GUS YOU PAY: $ 35 00 From Valdosta From Lake City & Gainesville TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS VALDOSTA MALL VALDOSTA, GA 1700 Norman Drive LAKE CITY MALL LAKE CITY 2469 West US Hwy. 90 OAKS MALL GAINESVILLE 6419 Newberry Road 8:15 AM 7:00 AM 9:00 AM SCHOOL OF THE SUPERNATURAL Fall Semester September 9, 2012 Video/live teachings from Bethel Church Redding, Ca. and local ministers Teachers include Bill Johnson, Kris Valloton, Danny Silk, Kevin Dedmon, Terry Shiver, and others. Subjects: Healing and the Kingdom of God, the Gifts of the Spirit, the Five-fold ministry, the Lifestyle of walking in Gods Kingdom, Operating in the Prophetic, Character development, and much more. Cost: $100 per semester. Cost includes teaching material, books, and weekly treasure hunts. Classes meet each Sunday night at 6pm. Where: Christ Community Church, 159 SW Spencer Court, Lake City, FL 32024 For more information contact: Terry Shiver at 386-755-0055. Mr. Mitt Romney, come to Florida. Mr. Mitt Romney, come to Lake City. Mr. Mitt Romney, publically answer my questions at the Olustee Park Gazebo. Did God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit do the following: 1. Form the rst man Adam from the dust of the ground? 2. Make the rst woman, Eve, from Adams body? 3. Bring female Eve to male Adam and give her to him as his female wife? 4. Ordain marriage as only between a male man and his female wife? The 3 possible answers are Yes, No or PCSR (Politically Correct Sidestep Response). After you publically answer all four questions at the Olustee Park Gazebo, then I will invite you and all of your family to eat at a Gainesville, Florida Chickl-A at my expense. Mitt Romney, its been 99 days and 0 answers. Kenny Merriken 386-344-7339, firstname.lastname@example.org Paid for by Kenny Merriken August 12, 2012. Florida Voter ID #113877356 Genesis Chapters 1 & 2 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one esh. Eat More Chicken OBITUARIES Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Rick Burnham at 754-0424 or by e-mail at rburnham@ lakecityreporter.com. Aug. 13 Womens cancer support The Womens Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday. Information at (386) 752-4198 or (386) 755-0522. Senior parent meeting The Class of 2013 Senior parent meeting to discuss the senior breakfast will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be held at the First United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall, 973 S. Marion Ave. Aug. 14 Medicare seminar There will be a free Medicare educational sem inar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lifestyle Enrichment Center. The seminar will cover what you need to know about medicare such as when to enroll and whats covered. This is not a sales seminar. Moderated by Irv Crowetz of C/C and Associates. To RSVP please call (386) 7553476 ext. 107. Loss through divorce Loss Through Divorce, an educational workshop about transitioning through loss, will be offered to the public at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The workshop, facilitated by Jerry Tyre, will offer an overview of loss through a Divorce. The workshop will suggest ways to cope during this difficult time. There is no cost. For infor mation or to register, con tact Vicki Myers at 7557714 Ext. 2411. The Wings Education Center is a pro gram of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast. Author program Marshall Frank, author of The Upside to Murder, The Latent, Dire Straits and others will speak at the Main Library Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Frank is a retired captain from the Metro-Dade Police Department in Miami. He is now an author, blogger and speaker. His latest book, published in April, is a sus pense novel, The Upside to Murder. This event is sponsored by Friends of the Library and free to the public. Aug. 16 LCMS orientation Lake City Middle Schools orientation for all grade lev els will be Thursday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Five Points open house Five Points Elementary School will have a Meet the Teacher Day on Aug. 16 at 9 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. for first through fifth grades. Kindergarten stu dents will meet their teach er on Monday, Aug. 20. Aug. 18 Scholarship bake sale A bake sale to benefit Take Stock in Children is 12 4 p.m. Aug 18 at Publix in NW Commons Loop. The sale will feature brownies, cookies and other treats and is orga nized by Take Stock in Children graduate Takesha Armstrong. Take Stock in Children is a non-profit organization in Florida that provides deserving, low income students the oppor tunity to earn a two-year prepaid tuition scholarship. The Foundation for Florida Gateway College serves as the lead agency for Take Stock in Children in Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist and Union counties and purchases the scholarships for students to attend FGC. Applications for Take Stock in Children are available in the spring for eligible eighth grader students. For more information on Take Stock in Children, please call (386) 754-4392. Back to school bash First Presbyterian Church, 697 SW Baya Ave., invites all children return ing to school to a Back to School Bash from 2 to 4 p.m Saturday, Aug. 18 in the Fellowship Hall. The event will be a fun day as kids can play carnival games to win school supplies. For more information call 752-0670. Girl Scout Recruitment Girl Scouts will be at the Lake City Mall on Saturday Aug. 18 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Do your girls like to play games, sing, make crafts, and make new friends? Are your girls more interested in being environmental stewards, taking trips, and giving back to the community? Then come and join us to learn more about being a Girl Scout! There is something for everyone! Many lead ers will be there to answer your questions. Girls will have the opportunity to make a craft to take home. Girl Scouting is for girls in Kindergarten 12th grade. For more informa tion please call Sandra Caslow at (866) 868-6307.
cy. Horne said the problem arose because addresses were incorrectly input into the software system, with even/odd addresses being flip-flopped from what was listed in the countys 911 GIS mapping system. Dist. 5 county commission candidate Michael Christie believes discrepancies arose because of previous issues with redistricting maps. The majority were on the fine line between what used to be Dist. 5 and what is now Dist. 1, Christie said. In 2011, county commis sioners were presented four redistricting maps drawn by the Supervisor of Elections Office, but approved a fifth map on Nov. 22 that was drawn by county staff at the request of commissioners. A major point of contention in the approved map was the line dividing Dist. 1 and Dist. 5. One cannot help think that has something to do with it, Christie said. Dist. 1 County Commissioner Ron Williams, who is running for re-elec tion, said redistricting has noth ing to do with the discrepancy. This has happened three times in the last four years and two of those times there was no redistricting. So you cant put it on redistricting, Williams said. County commission Dist. 5 candidate Tim Murphy agreed that redistricting was not to blame for the mix-up. Ironically enough when the situation did arise, it just happened to arise in the area that started the [redistrict ing] controversy, Murphy said. Murphy said flagged ballots were from all over the county. Dist. 5 County Commissioner Scarlet Frisina, who is seeking re-election, said some of the addresses in question are nowhere near a redistricted line. Kent Harris, an early voter whose ballot was mis matched, said he believes the issue has nothing to do with redistricting. Harris went in to vote last Saturday and was surprised to see that his ballot had Dist. 1 listed when he was expect ing to cast a vote for Dist. 5. Harris said he approached Horne about the issue while at the Supervisor of Elections Office, but no action was taken. It makes you question what else is wrong, Harris said. He was concerned about what would happen to his initial ballot. Christie said he is pre pared to pursue the issue further if need be. Its a shame that, say, if I lose 140 votes or anybody loses 140 votes, theres going to be some action taken, Christie said. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & NA TION SUNDAY AUGUST 12, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 6A OF FLORIDA A Cal-Tech Company Is your homes foundation letting you down?? FREE On Site Comprehensive Evaluation Toll Free: (855) 934-7688 or (386) 755-3002 RESIDENTIAL & COMMERICAL Lifetime Warranty STOP Foundation Settlement For Good, Guaranteed... For Life WILSONS OUTFITTERS 1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City (386) 755-7060 WilsonsOutfitters@comcast.net Flip Flops Mens Womens Childrens Check our Sale Rack New Arrivals Camo Backpacks Just in time for school. starting at $ 19 95 starting at T-Shirts Mens Womens Children TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter David Fike (left), a Columbia County Property Appraisers Office field appraiser, goes through information on a TRIM (Truth In Millage) notice with Jeff Hampton, assistant property appraiser, Friday afternoon. The notices will be mailed to Columbia County property owners beginning Monday. TRIM notices on the way this week By TONY BRITT email@example.com Tax notices detailing the proposed tax levies for local governmental authorities will be mailed to residents later this week. The Columbia County Property Appraisers Office is scheduled to mail the 2012 proposed TRIM (Truth In Millage) notices to approximately 37,000 Columbia County property owners on Monday. Doyle Crews, Columbia County property appraiser, said the proposed tax notic es contain the proposed millage rate that the taxing authorities intend to levy. The notices also contain the time and place where the taxing authorities will meet to discuss their 20122013 fiscal year budgets. As the county property appraiser, Crews assess es all the properties in Columbia County and cer tifies to each of the taxing authorities the amount of taxable value in the county. The taxing authorities then take their budgets, divide it into the amount of tax able value and come up with a millage. The taxing authorities determine the amount of millage against the assessed value to figure their budgets. The Columbia County taxing authorities are the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners, Suwannee River Water Management District, City of Lake City, Lake Shore Hospital Authority and the Columbia County School Board. Millage rate increases have been proposed by two local taxing authorities. The Lake Shore Hospital Authority is proposing to raise its millage rate from 0.962 in 2011 to 1.500 in 2012, roughly a 64 percent increase. The City of Lake City is also proposing to raise its millage levy from 3.981 in 2011 to 4.16 in 2012. The Columbia County School Board has two mill age rates, one for the local required effort and the other is its discretionary millage rate. The school board plans to reduce its local required effort mill age rate from 5.36 in 2011 to 5.16 in 2012 roughly a 3.78 percent reduction. The Columbia County Board of County Commissioners are propos ing to keep its millage rate at the same level as last year, 8.015 mills. The Suwannee River Water Management District is also proposing to keep its millage rate at the same level from the previ ous year, at 0.414 mills. Jeff Hampton, assistant property appraiser, said this years total tax millage levy is expected to generate approximately $43 million. The $43 million is a decrease from last years total tax millage levy based on a 4.9 percent decrease in market value and a 2.5 per cent decrease in assessed values. Hampton said county tax rolls are down. Our current roll is based on 2011 sales, which was still in a slow market (bank sales and short sales), he said. The 2011 sales were still in the decline, but it seems they have stabilized in 2012. Residents who notice a mistake in their personal information or feel their value assessment is incor rect, may set up a confer ence with Crews or a mem ber of his staff. However, the conference has to take place before Sept. 7. Sept. 7 is the last day a property owner can go to the property appraisers office to file for a petition with the Value Adjustment Board. Residents also need to apply for any 2012 exemp tions they may have forgot ten to file. For more information to help with questions, go to the county appraisers Website at: www.appraiser. columbiacountyfla.com or call 758-1083. freshly paved streets. The project is part of the feder ally-funded Safe Routes to School Program, which aims to make bicycling and walk ing to school safer. It will make walk-up traf fic much safer and conve nient for walkers and parent pickup, Millikin said. Students at Eastside Elementary will be the most affected by renova tions, Millikin said. Work has already begun on the schools new kitchen and caf eteria area and is expected to be complete by the winter holidays. At Richardson Middle School, students and parents will see a remodeled front office and new gym floor, he said. Flooding from Tropical Storm Debby cost the school district $97,437 at Columbia High School. Several inches of water covered the gym floor, warping the wood and saturating the rubber bottom layer. The floor was a total loss, Millikin said. Work on the floor is not yet complete, so volleyball teams and physical education classes will be affected for the first few weeks of school, he said. Volleyball teams will use middle school gyms for games and practices as their season starts early in the school year, he said. The district could not meet its insurance deductible to compensate for the damage, but officals are in the pro cess of submitting a claim to FEMA. Changes for Niblack Niblack Elementary will have longer days this year in order to give students an extra hour of intensive read ing instruction, Millikin said. Niblack dropped from a C to a D last year, the only school in the district to do so. Letters were sent out last week to tell parents the new school hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., instead of 7:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Niblack will also have a new principal this year, Marilyn Gassett, he said. We wish her well and have every belief that she can bring some of those highperforming expectations from Fort White to Niblack, Millikin said. Former Niblack principal William Murphy was reas signed within the district. Testing changes The new school year also brings assessment changes. Fifth-graders statewide will take the math portion of the FCAT on a computer for the first time this school year, said Kitty McElhaney, district director of curriculum, assessment and account ability. This year will be the first time an elementary grade uses a computer for the FCAT, rather then paper and pencil, she said. The state is slowly shifting to computer-based testing. Also, a fourth End-ofCourse Assessment will be given this year. The new U.S. History EOC Assessment will make up 30 percent of students grades. These assessments are based on state standards and aimed at improving achievement and post-high school readiness. Algebra, geometry and biology high school cours es are currently tested using EOC Assessments. School traffic When school starts Monday, Aug. 20 school buses will be back on the road and school zone lights will be flashing. Back-to-school information is available on the districts Website, www.columbia.k12. fl.us or by calling the dis trict at 755-8000. For bus stop questions call 755-8060 or 755-8064. SCHOOL From Page 1A erty owners in Columbia County will see an increase in the amount they are taxed in the Lake Shore Hospital Authority line item on their tax bill. City of Lake City The City of Lake City also proposed raising its millage levy from 3.981 in 2011 to 4.16 in 2012, roughly a 4.71 percent increase. Wendell Johnson, city manager, said the city does not plan to adopt the proposed millage rate, but adopt a lower millage rate. He said when he gave coun cil members the proposed budget he asked them to adopt, for TRIM purposes, the rollback rate of 4.169. The purpose of that was for planning purposes only, we had not gone through the budget workshops and it was just to be on the safe side, Johnson said. After weve gone through the budget workshops, my rec ommendation to the coun cil, and its been this way all along, is that the mill age will remain the same as fiscal year 2011-2012, at 3.9816. Johnson said the citys tax revenue will decline by about $240,000 in keeping the same rate and the rea son behind that is a $31 mil lion decrease in gross tax value for fiscal year 2013. TAXES: Hospital authority bill hike Continued From Page 1A lives just down the block from where he spent his boyhood. During summers in college, Ryan was a sales man for Oscar Mayer and once drove the companys famed Wienermobile. Ryans father, a lawyer, died of a heart attack when Ryan was a teenager. Its why Ryan is a fitness buff, leading fellow lawmakers through grueling, earlymorning workouts and pushing himself through mountain climbs. That same intensity pro pelled him on the political front, too. Ryan has let opportuni ties to advance come and go, most recently when he opted not to seek an open U.S. Senate seat. His young family factored into his con siderations; he and wife, tax attorney Janna, have a daughter and two sons, ages 10, 8 and 7. Associated Press writers Steve Peoples and Matthew Daly in Washington and Kasie Hunt in Norfolk, Va., contributed to this report. VP From Page 1A BALLOTS: More mixups discovered Continued From Page 1A
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY AUGUST 12, 2012 7A 7A Fall Leagues Now Forming Mens Mixed Womens Seniors 755-2206 Saturday Morning Youth League Registration Aug. 11 & 12 By HANNAH O. BROWN firstname.lastname@example.org County commissioners discussed the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year tentative bud get and heard requests for additional funding by outside agencies at a budget work shop on Friday. Tentative revenues for the fiscal year are expected to total $42,922,146 with appro priations set to $42,126,087 leaving an excess of $796,059. The tentative reserve totaled $11,928,510, approximately 1 million more than last year. Out of Floridas 67 coun ties, Columbia County had the 7th highest reduction in Ad Valorem taxes at 8.41 per cent and the 55th lowest per capita Ad Valorem impact at $38.78 per mill, according to County Manager Dale Williams. Williams gave commis sioners the option of closing the West Branch Library for a savings of $156,512. That library is in my district and I certainly dont want to see it closed, Commissioner Jody DuPree said. DuPree suggested asking the city to contribute money to library funds so the West Branch Library does not have to be closed. At the end of the day, the real issue is the amount of money you collect in Ad Valorem taxes which is shared in part with the city. We dont nowhere near collect that money in Ad Valorem taxes to pay what were supposed to pay, DuPree said. My question would be can we ask the City of Lake City to participate and help us with the librar ies before we just decide to close one? Williams said the city can willingly participate, but can not be denied services if they refuse. DuPree asked that a let ter be drafted to the city to ask for participation to help the county from closing the West Branch Library. Commissioner Ron Williams agreed with DuPree on the library. Whatever means that we need to do to make sure that we have wholesome, decent, breathing, live libraries in Columbia County, we need to make that adjustment somewhere else, Williams said. Approximately $6 mil lion was budgeted for road construction projects in the tentative budget. One mil lion dollars of non-recur ring funds was budgeted for countywide road resurfac ing. DuPree said not enough money was allocated for the project. One million is like noth ing. Were never going to get ahead, were so far behind, DuPree said. Storm water, roads and transportation maintenance has got to move way up the list. DuPree suggested a crew be designated to manage ongoing maintenance issues in the county. The county manager said he would talk with public works director Kevin Kirby and come up with a plan. The Columbia County Sheriffs Office, the largest outside budget for the coun ty, requested $180,000 for overtime expenses. CCSO requested that the amount be a recurring line item in the budget. Williams said money was not available in recurring funds this year, but the amount could be funded from the countys year-end money. Weve got to work to make this a recurring line item for future years, Williams said. We do it for our own depart ments, we need to do for those that have built-in over time also. Outside agencies such as Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, CARC or Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, On Eagles Wings Mentorship Programs, Columbia County Senior Services and a group proposing an African American History and Culture Museum presented requests for additional fund ing from the board. Williams told the board to prepare for requests for additional funding from Lake City Humane Society and Catholic Charities by the first budget hearing on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. The board decided to take time to look over the budget and the peripheral informa tion presented at workshop before doling out funds. However, a few key issues were addressed before the meeting adjourned. Bailey motioned for the county to allocate an addi tional amount, $55,828, for employee health insurance. Bailey made a second motion to fund an additional IT position for the county as well as promoting the current Building Official II to Building and Zoning Coordinator. Both motions passed. Commissioners discuss budget for next year The homestretch Candidates line the intersection of US-90 and Baya Drive on Saturday afternoon while early voters walk in and out of the Supervisors of Elections Office across the street. HANNAH O. BROWN/ Lake City Reporter The following is a list of Columbia County voting pre cincts. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. till 7 p.m. Tuesday. Voters must bring a photo identification with them to the polls in order to vote. Check the precinct number on your voter registration card and match it to the precinct number below. If you have any questions about your polling place location, call the Supervisor of Elections office at (386) 758-1026. Polling Place Locations 101 DEEP CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER 11936 N US Highway 441, Lake City, FL 32055 102 WINFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER 1324 NW Winfield St, Lake City, FL 32055 103 RICHARDSON COMMUNITY CENTER 255 NE Coach Anders Lane, Lake City, FL 32055 110 RICHARDSON COMMUNITY CENTER 255 NE Coach Anders Lane, Lake City, FL 32055 112 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS 971 W Duval St, Lake City, FL 32055 113 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS 971 W Duval St, Lake City, FL 32055 114 RICHARDSON COMMUNITY CENTER 255 NE Coach Anders Lane, Lake City, FL 32055 201 CHRIST CENTRAL MINISTRIES 359 SW Dyal Ave, Lake City, FL 32024 202 CHRIST CENTRAL MINISTRIES 359 SW Dyal Ave, Lake City, FL 32024 203 FORT WHITE COMMUNITY CENTER 17579 SW SR 47, Fort White, FL 32038 301 SPIRIT OF CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH 145 SW Sweetbreeze Dr, Lake City, FL 32024 302 WINFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER 1324 NW Winfield St, Lake City, FL 32055 303 GATEWAY BAPTIST CHURCH 3252 SW SR 247, Lake City, FL 32024 312 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS 971 W Duval St, Lake City, FL 32055 313 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS 971 W Duval St, Lake City, FL 32055 401 EASTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 196 SE James Ave, Lake City, FL 32025 402 LULU COMMUNITY CENTER 205 SE Community Dr, Lulu, FL 32061 403 MASON CITY COMMUNITY CENTER 11110 S US HWY 441, Lake City, FL 32025 404 GRACE & PRAISE MINISTRIES 15880 S US HWY 441, Lake City, FL 32024 501 GATEWAY BAPTIST CHURCH 3252 SW SR 247, Lake City, FL 32024 502 OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH 5056 SW SR 47, Lake City, FL 32024 513 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS 971 W Duval St, Lake City, FL 32055 514 RICHARDSON COMMUNITY CENTER 255 NE Coach Anders Lane, Lake City, FL 32055 Voting precincts for Tuesdays primary
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I t was a couple of proud surrogate papa moments. Columbia High and Fort White High had football parent meetings last week to go over team rules and make sure all necessary requirements have been met for their children to take the field. Seeing Demetric Jackson at Fort White and Brian Allen at Columbia take charge of their meetings and express their football philosophies was special for me. I was fortunate to report on the high school careers of both head coaches. They graduated from Columbia and played football for the highly successful programs at Florida and Florida State, respectively. Both were great Tigers, leading their teams to the playoffs twice each. Jackson played in the late 80s and early 90s. The Tigers were 28-5 in his three seasons. In Allens senior year, Columbia went to the third round of the playoffs for the first time since the state championship season in 1967. Both have accepted the task of taking their school programs to great heights and they have already proved up to the challenge. With a bit of a head start, Jackson has had the Indians in the playoffs in four of his five seasons. Allen had CHS in the playoffs his first year. More importantly, they are prducing players who are getting their grades and who show good behavior at school and in the community. This return and success of home-grown products is something of which we can all be proud. The most distressing thing at the parent meetings was when Quarterback Club representatives from both schools echoed how budget cuts will force more responsibility on the clubs to support the program. Money is always needed, but the clubs will be expected to provide volunteers to work the games. Fort White estimated 30 volunteers will be needed for each varsity home game, and 20 more for each junior varsity and middle school game. The representatives were careful to blame the shortfall on state funding, but we pride ourselves on handling education at the local level. Relying mainly on state funds will continue this downturn. The state wastes money on a testing program, all the while siphoning public education funds into voucher programs and charter schools. It is a system set up to fail, and that could be the master plan. Sports have been with us in schools for 100 years. It is as integral and important to education as the three Rs. If state funding is down for things we consider important, we have to pick up the slack. Write a check to the program. Join a booster club. Buy an ad, a cap, a T-shirt. Raise a millage rate. Allen and Jackson are the most high profile of Columbia County graduates at work in the schools. At all grade levels and in recreation, there are coaches helping our children. Not just sports, but in classrooms and other clubs and activities. We owe them support. By TIM KIRBY email@example.com Well into his second season as head coach at Columbia High, Brian Allens team continues to make progress. It is always slow the first three days, but we put the pads on Thursday and it was one of the best days I have seen, Allen said about the Tigers first week of practice. They really competed well on Thursday. It was one of our best eye-openers. The kids are more mature and they understand the concept. The things we did over the summer put us ahead of where we were a year ago. The Tigers were techni cally off on Saturday, but their plates were full literally and figuratively. The Columbia County Quarterback Club hosted a pancake breakfast with all the trimmings Saturday morning at Parkview Baptist Church. An esti mated 175 players, parents, coaches and boosters made it through the serving line. Judge Vernon Douglas was the keynote speaker for the event. Mid-Saturday was taken up with team, position and Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, August 12, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) 754-0421 firstname.lastname@example.org Story ideas? Contact Tim KirbySports Editor 754-0421 email@example.com Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter 1BSPORTS Consistent care. Proven results. we When it comes to quality cancer care, we stand out among the crowd. CHS continued on 3B Allen pleased with Tigers first week of practice. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia High quarterback Jayce Barber drops back to pass during practice on Thursday. Starting strong A system to support
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 1 p.m. ESPN NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series at The Glen, at Watkins Glen, N.Y. GOLF 11 a.m. TNT PGA of America, PGA Championship, final round, at Kiawah Island, S.C. 2 p.m. CBS PGA of America, PGA Championship, final round, at Kiawah Island, S.C. 3 p.m. TGC USGA, U.S. Womens Amateur Championship, championship match, at Cleveland HORSE RACING 6 p.m. NBCSN NTRA, Saratoga Special Stakes and Adirondack Stakes, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Mid-Atlantic Regional final, at Bristol, Conn. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. TBS Oakland at Chicago White Sox 2:20 p.m. WGN Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs 8 p.m. ESPN Atlanta at N.Y. Mets SOCCER 11 p.m. ESPN2 MLS, Los Angeles at CD Chivas USA TENNIS 1:30 p.m. ESPN2 WTA, Rogers Cup, semifinal, at Montreal 7 p.m. ESPN2 ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, championship match, at Toronto Monday MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Texas at N.Y. Yankees NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN Preseason, Dallas at Oakland TENNIS 10 p.m. ESPN2 WTA, Rogers Cup, championship match, at Montreal (same-day tape)OLYMPICSTelevision Today 6 a.m. NBC Mens marathon, at LondonNBCSN LIVE: mens basketball, Bronze Medal; SAME-DAY TAPE: mens volleyball, Bronze Medal; LIVE: mens water polo, Bronze Medal; mens handball: Gold Medal final, SAME-DAY TAPE: Bronze Medal; womens modern pentathlon, Gold Medal final, at London NBC BASKETBALL Mens, Gold Medal final, at London 7 a.m. MSNBC LIVE: mens cycling, mountain bike Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: wrestling, freestyle, at London 8:30 a.m. CNBC Boxing, Gold Medal finals, at London 9 a.m. TELEMUNDO Mens volleyball, Gold Medal final; mens track and field, marathon; boxing, Gold Medal finals; gymnastics, rhythmic Gold Medal final; mens basketball, Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 10 a.m. NBC LIVE: mens basketball, Gold Medal final; SAME-DAY TAPE: mens volleyball, Gold Medal final; mens water polo, Gold Medal final; wrestling, freestyle Gold Medal final; gymnastics, rhythmic group Gold Medal final, at London 7 p.m. NBC Closing Ceremony, at London (same-day tape) 12 Midnight TELEMUNDO Closing Ceremony, at London (same-day tape)Medalists Saturday ATHLETICS Men 5000 GOLDMohamed Farah, Britain.SILVERDejen Gebremeskel, Ethiopia. BRONZEThomas Pkemei Longosiwa, Kenya. 4X100 Relay GOLDJamaica (f-Nesta Carter, fMichael Frater, f-Yohan Blake, f-Usain Bolt, Kemar Bailey-Cole). SILVERUnited States (f-Trell Kimmons, Coldwater, Miss.; f-Justin Gatlin, Pensacola, Fla.; f-Tyson Gay, Lexington, Ky.; f-Ryan Bailey, Portland, Ore.; Jeffery Demps, Darvis Patton, Dallas). BRONZETrinidad & Tobago. Javelin GOLDKeshorn Walcott, Trinidad & Tobago. SILVEROleksandr Pyatnytsya, Ukraine. BRONZEAntti Ruuskanen, Finland. 50Km Road Walk GOLDSergey Kirdyapkin, Russia.SILVERJared Tallent, Australia.BRONZESi Tianfeng, China. Women 800 GOLDMariya Savinova, Russia.SILVERCaster Semenya, South Africa. BRONZEEkaterina Poistogova, Russia. 4 X 400 Relay GOLDUnited States (f-DeeDee Trotter, Decatur, Ga.; f-Allyson Felix, Los Angeles; f-Francena McCorory, Hampton, Va.; f-Sanya Richards-Ross, Fort Lauderdale; Keshia Baker, Fairfield, Calif.; Diamond Dixon, Houston). SILVERRussia.BRONZEJamaica. High Jump GOLDAnna Chicherova, Russia.SILVERBrigetta Barrett, Wappingers Falls, N.Y. BRONZESvetlana Shkolina, Russia. 20Km Road Walk GOLDElena Lashmanova, Russia.SILVEROlga Kaniskina, Russia.BRONZEQieyang Shenjie, China. BASKETBALL Women GOLDUnited States (Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Angel McCoughtry, Asjha Jones, Tamika Catchings, Swin Cash, Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles, Tina Charles, Candace Parker). SILVERFrance.BRONZEAustralia. BOXING Men 49Kg GOLDZou Shiming, China.SILVERKaeo Pongprayoon, Thailand.BRONZEDavid Ayrapetyan, Russia.BRONZEPaddy Barnes, Ireland. 56Kg GOLDLuke Campbell, Britain.SILVERJohn Joe Nevin, Ireland.BRONZELazaro Alvarez Estrada, Cuba. BRONZESatoshi Shimizu, Japan. 64Kg GOLDRoniel Iglesias Sotolongo, Cuba. SILVERDenys Berinchyk, Ukraine.BRONZEMunkh-Erdene Uranchimeg, Mongolia. BRONZEVincenzo Mangiacapre, Italy. 75Kg GOLDRyota Murata, Japan.SILVEREsquiva Falcao Florentino, Brazil. BRONZEAbbos Atoev, Uzbekistan.BRONZEAnthony Ogogo, Britain. 91Kg GOLDOleksandr Usyk, Ukraine.SILVERClemente Russo, Italy.BRONZETervel Pulev, Bulgaria.BRONZETeymur Mammadov, Azerbaijan. CANOE SPRINT Men Kayak Singles 200 GOLDEd McKeever, Britain.SILVERSaul Craviotto Rivero, Spain.BRONZEMark de Jonge, Canada. Kayak Doubles 200 GOLDRussia.SILVERBelarusBRONZEBritain. Canoe Singles 200 GOLDYuri Cheban, Ukraine.SILVERJevgenij Shuklin, Lithuania.BRONZEIvan Shtyl, Russia. Women Kayak Singles 200 GOLDLisa Carrington, New Zealand. SILVERInna Osypenko-Radomska, Ukraine. BRONZENatasa Douchev-Janics, Hungary. CYCLING (MOUNTAIN BIKE) Women Cross Country GOLDJulie Bresset, France.SILVERSabine Spitz, Germany.BRONZEGeorgia Gould, Fort Collins, Colo. DIVING Men 10m Platform GOLDDavid Boudia, Noblesville, Ind. SILVERQiu Bo, China.BRONZEThomas Daley, Britain. FIELD HOCKEY Men GOLDGermany.SILVERNetherlands.BRONZEAustralia. MODERN PENTATHLON Men GOLDDavid Svoboda, Czech Republic. SILVERCao Zhongrong, China.BRONZEAdam Marosi, Hungary. RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Women Individual GOLDEvgeniya Kanaeva, Russia.SILVERDaria Dmitrieva, Russia.BRONZELiubou Charkashyna, Belarus. SAILING Women Elliot 6m GOLDSpain.SILVERAustralia.BRONZEFinland. SOCCER Men GOLDMexico.SILVERBrazi.BRONZESouth Korea. TAEKWONDO Men +80Kg GOLDCarlo Molfetta, Italy.SILVERAnthony Obame, Gabon.BRONZERobelis Despaigne, Cuba.BRONZELiu Xiaobo, China. Women +67Kg GOLDMilica Mandic, Serbia.SILVERAnne-Caroline Graffe, France. BRONZEAnastasia Baryshnikova, Russia. BRONZEMaria del Rosario Espinoza, Mexico. TEAM HANDBALL Women GOLDNorway.SILVERMontenegro.BRONZESpain. VOLLEYBALL Women GOLDBrazil.SILVERUnited States (Danielle Scott-Arruda, Baton Rouge, La., Tayyiba Haneef-Park, Laguna Hills, Calif., Lindsey Berg, Honolulu, Tamari Miyashiro, Kaneohe, Hawaii, Nicole Davis, Stockton, Calif., Jordan Larson, Hooper, Neb., Megan Hodge, Durham, N.C., Christa Harmotto, Hopewell, Pa., Logan Tom, Salt Lake City, Foluke Akinradewo, Plantation, Courtney Thompson, Kent, Wash., Destinee Hooker, San Antonio). BRONZEJapan. WRESTLING Men 60Kg GOLDToghrul Asgarov, Azerbaijan.SILVERBesik Kudukhov, Russia.BRONZEColeman Scott, Waynesburg, Pa. BRONZEYogeshwar Dutt, India. 84Kg GOLDSharif Sharifov, Azerbaijan.SILVERJaime Yusept Espinal, Puerto Rico. BRONZEDato Marsagishvili, Georgia. BRONZEEhsan Naser Lashgari, Iran. 120Kg GOLDArtur Taymazov, Uzbekistan.SILVERDavit Modzmanashvili, Georgia. BRONZEBilyal Makhov, Russia.BRONZEKomeil Ghasemi, Iran. Friday ATHLETICS Men Pole Vault GOLDRenaud Lavillenie, France.SILVERBjorn Otto, Germany.BRONZERaphael Holzdeppe, Germany. 4X400 Relay GOLDBahamas.SILVERUnited States (Bryshon Nellum, Los Angeles, Joshua Mance, Chino, Calif., Tony McQuay, West Palm Beach, Fla., Angelo Taylor, Decatur, Ga., Manteo Mitchell, Mooresboro, N.C.). BRONZETrinidad & Tobago. Women 1500 GOLDAsli Cakir Alptekin, Turkey.SILVERGamze Bulut, Turkey.BRONZEMaryam Yusuf Jamal, Bahrain. 5000 GOLDMeseret Defar, Ethiopia.SILVERVivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot, Kenya. BRONZETirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia. Hammer GOLDTatyana Lysenko, Russia.SILVERAnita Wlodarczyk, Poland.BRONZEBetty Heidler, Germany. 4X100 Relay GOLDUnited States (Tianna Madison, Elyria, Ohio, Allyson Felix, Los Angeles, Bianca Knight, Ridgeland, Miss., Carmelita Jeter, Gardena, Calif., Jeneba Tarmoh, San Jose, Calif., Lauryn Williams, Rochester, Pa.). SILVERJamaica.BRONZEUkraine. CYCLING (BMX) Men GOLDMaris Strombergs, Latvia.SILVERSam Willoughby, Australia.BRONZECarlos Mario Oquendo Zabala, Colombia. Women GOLDMariana Pajon, Colombia.SILVERSarah Walker, New Zealand.BRONZELaura Smulders, Netherlands. FIELD HOCKEY Women GOLDNetherlands.SILVERArgentina.BRONZEBritain. SAILING Men 470 GOLDAustralia.SILVERBritain.BRONZEArgentina. Women 470 GOLDNew Zealand.SILVERBritain.BRONZENetherlands. SWIMMING Men 10km Marathon GOLDOussama Mellouli, Tunisia.SILVERThomas Lurz, Germany.BRONZERichard Weinberger, Canada. SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING Women Team GOLDRussia.SILVERChina.BRONZESpain. TAEKWONDO Men 80Kg GOLDSebastian Eduardo Crismanich, Argentina. SILVERNicolas Garcia Hemme, Spain. BRONZEMauro Sarmiento, Italy.BRONZELutalo Muhammad, Britain. Women 67Kg GOLDHwang Kyung Seon, South Korea. SILVERNur Tatar, Turkey.BRONZEPaige McPherson, Abilene, Texas. BRONZEHelena Fromm, Germany. WRESTLING Men 55Kg GOLDDzhamal Otarsultanov, Russia. SILVERVladimer Khinchegashvili, Georgia. BRONZEKyong Il Yang, North Korea. BRONZEShinichi Yumoto, Japan. 74Kg GOLDJordan Ernest Burroughs, Sicklerville, N.J. SILVERSadegh Saeed Goudarzi, Iran.BRONZEDenis Tsargush, Russia.BRONZESoslan Tigiev, Uzbekistan.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 67 46 .593 Baltimore 61 52 .540 6Tampa Bay 60 52 .536 6 12 Boston 56 58 .491 11 12 Toronto 53 60 .469 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 61 50 .550 Detroit 61 52 .540 1 Cleveland 52 61 .460 10Minnesota 49 63 .438 12 12 Kansas City 48 64 .429 13 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 65 46 .586 Oakland 60 52 .536 5 12 Los Angeles 60 53 .531 6 Seattle 51 63 .447 15 12 Late Thursday Cleveland 5, Boston 3Kansas City 8, Baltimore 2 Fridays Games Boston 3, Cleveland 2Baltimore 7, Kansas City 1N.Y. Yankees 10, Toronto 4Detroit 6, Texas 2Chicago White Sox 4, Oakland 3Tampa Bay 12, Minnesota 6L.A. Angels 6, Seattle 5 Saturdays Games N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 2Boston at Cleveland (n)Kansas City at Baltimore (n)Oakland at Chicago White Sox (n)Tampa Bay at Minnesota (n)Detroit at Texas (n)Seattle at L.A. Angels (n) Todays Games Boston (Lester 5-10) at Cleveland (Kluber 0-0), 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-9) at Toronto (Happ 0-1), 1:07 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 8-9) at Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 4-7), 1:35 p.m. Oakland (B.Colon 9-8) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 13-3), 2:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 10-7) at Minnesota (Diamond 10-5), 2:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 9-6) at Texas (Darvish 11-8), 3:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 12-8) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 15-1), 3:35 p.m.. Mondays Games Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.Cleveland at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 70 43 .619 Atlanta 65 47 .580 4 12 New York 54 59 .478 16 Philadelphia 51 61 .455 18 12 Miami 51 62 .451 19 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 68 46 .596 Pittsburgh 63 49 .563 4 St. Louis 61 52 .540 6 12 Milwaukee 51 60 .459 15 12 Chicago 44 68 .393 23Houston 37 77 .325 31 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 62 52 .544 Los Angeles 61 52 .540 12 Arizona 57 56 .504 4 12 San Diego 50 64 .439 12 Colorado 41 70 .369 19 12 Late Thursday Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati 3Washington 5, Houston 0 Fridays Games Cincinnati 10, Chicago Cubs 8San Diego 9, Pittsburgh 8Philadelphia 3, St. Louis 1Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 0L.A. Dodgers 5, Miami 2Houston 4, Milwaukee 3Washington 9, Arizona 1Colorado 3, San Francisco 0 Saturdays Games Cincinnati 4, Chicago Cubs 2San Francisco 9, Colorado 3Milwaukee at Houston (n)San Diego at Pittsburgh (n)St. Louis at Philadelphia (n)Atlanta at N.Y. Mets (n)L.A. Dodgers at Miami (n)Washington at Arizona (n) Todays Games L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 10-8) at Miami (LeBlanc 1-1), 1:10 p.m. San Diego (Ohlendorf 4-2) at Pittsburgh (Bedard 6-12), 1:35 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 13-5) at Philadelphia (Worley 6-7), 1:35 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 10-8) at Houston (Lyles 2-8), 2:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 14-6) at Chicago Cubs (Raley 0-1), 2:20 p.m. Colorado (White 2-6) at San Francisco (Zito 9-8), 4:05 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 6-4) at Arizona (Corbin 3-4), 4:10 p.m. Atlanta (Sheets 4-1) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 8-6), 8:05 p.m. Mondays Games L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Philadelphia at Miami, 7:10 p.m.San Diego at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.Houston at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m.Milwaukee at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.Washington at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Thursday Washington 7, Buffalo 6Philadelphia 24, Pittsburgh 23Baltimore 31, Atlanta 17New England 7, New Orleans 6San Diego 21, Green Bay 13Denver 31, Chicago, 3 Friday Tampa Bay 20, Miami 7Cincinnati 17, N.Y. Jets 6Jacksonville 32, N.Y. Giants 31Cleveland 19, Detroit 17Kansas City 27, Arizona 17San Francisco 17, Minnesota 6 Saturday Houston at Carolina (n)Tennessee at Seattle (n) Today St. Louis at Indianapolis, 1:30 p.m. Monday Dallas at Oakland, 8 p.m. (ESPN)AUTO RACINGFinger Lakes 355 lineup At Watkins Glen InternationalWatkins Glen, N.Y. Saturday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 127.02 mph. 2. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 126.928.3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 126.925. 4. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 126.626. 5. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 126.524.6. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 126.312. 7. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 126.15. 8. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 126.061.9. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 126.049. 10. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 125.959. 11. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 125.713. 12. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 125.643. 13. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 125.612. 14. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 125.518.15. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 125.516.16. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 125.5. 17. (22) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 125.419. 18. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 125.409.19. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 125.389. 20. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 125.339. 21. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 125.334.22. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 125.199. 23. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 125.08.24. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 124.917.25. (32) Boris Said, Ford, 124.791.26. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 124.715. 27. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 124.455. 28. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 124.208. 29. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 124.187.30. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 124.131.31. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 124.108. 32. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 123.868.33. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 123.71.34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 123.576.35. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 123.471. 36. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 123.436. 37. (10) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 123.27.38. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 122.531.39. (33) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, 122.335. 40. (19) Chris Cook, Toyota, 118.879.41. (49) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 118.742.42. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, owner points. 43. (30) Patrick Long, Toyota, 117.551. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BSPORTS
Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 3B3BSPORTS CHS: 2 weeks to classic Continued From Page 1B single player pictures for the football program and individual purchases. Allen said the team would practice at the regular 3:30 p.m. time starting on Monday. Allen did not like the cutbacks in practice time, but agreed it was better they began in his second year. Two-a-days help with bonding, Allen said. There is nothing like being with them all night and all day. It gets them out of the com-fort of normalcy, and that was taken away this year. We have our system in place and it should be able to run itself. That is the goal. Spring practice was followed by what Allen said were three phases of summer workouts. We split time learning technique and learning positions, Allen said. We slowly walked through on offense and defense and allowed them to open up and ask any question they had about what was being done this year. When we put on pads for FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) camp we were way ahead of the game. The countdown is two weeks to the kickoff classic game against Santa Fe High. We see the kids getting better and the leaders are stepping up, Allen said. We are pleased with where we are. Week 1 practiceJASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White High quarterback Andrew Baker calls a play d uring football practice on Thursday.JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White Highs Reggie Williams carries the ball at pr actice.JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High running back Braxton Stockton breaks a ta ckle at practice on Thursday.JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White Highs Kenny McCrary (left) wraps up Tavaris Williams for a tackle during practice on Thursday.JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia Highs Alex Milton is chased by defenders as he runs with the ball.
Associated PressLONDON David Boudia ended a gold-medal drought for the United States with a dramatic last dive that scored the most points of the 10-meter platform competition at the Olympics on Saturday night. Boudias victory by 1.08 points over Qiu Bo of China gave the U.S. its first gold in diving since 2000, and was the first by an American man since the late Mark Lenzi won the 3-meter springboard at the 1992 Barcelona Games. Oh, my God, I dont have words for it, said Greg Louganis, the diving great who swept the springboard and platform events at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics and who has mentored Boudia. On the medals stand, Boudia wiped his brow as if to say, Whew! It was that close.The American scored 568.65 points in the six-dive final. Qiu took the silver at 566.85. The Jamacian team won the 4x100-meter relay in world record time. Usain Bolt and Ryan Bailey of the United States got the baton at almost exactly the same time Saturday night, then sped down the stretch for the final leg of the 4x100-meter relay. When Bolt reached his top gear, it was over. The Worlds Fastest Man powered Jamaica to a world-record time of 36.84 seconds, making him 3 for 3 for the second straight Olympics. Allyson Felix won her third gold medal as the Americans rolled to an easy victory in the womens 4x400 relay. Another traditional power delivered when the U.S. womens basketball team routed France 86-50 for its fifth straight Olympic gold medal. Candace Parker scored 21 points, including eight straight during the game-changing run in the second quarter. Team USA is poised to win the medals race for the fifth consecutive Summer Games. The U.S. mens basketball team will play Spain for the Olympic title today, and Mike Krzyzewski told The Associated Press it will be his final game as the national coach. When asked if he was sure, Krzyzewski didnt hesitate before again say-ing, yes, this will be his last game. With a win, Krzyzewski would join Henry Iba (1964, 1968) as the only U.S. coaches to lead the Americans to gold medals in consecutive Olympics. Mexico earned its first Olympic gold medal in mens soccer and left Brazil wondering if it will ever be able to add the title to its long list of triumphs. Oribe Peralta scored 29 seconds into the final at Wembley Stadium and added another goal in the second half, leading Mexico to the 2-1 upset. By DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressKIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. First came the black cloud that has been follow-ing Tiger Woods on the weekend at the majors. The real storm arrived a short time later Saturday in the PGA Championship, halting the brilliant start by Rory McIlroy and giving Woods a chance to stop his slide at Kiawah Island. McIlroy opened with three birdies and two par saves, none bigger than on the third hole when his tee shot lodged in the crevice of a branch about 7 feet off the ground. He reached up to remove the ball, took a penalty drop and made a 6-foot par putt to continue on his way. It all looked so easy for McIlroy, who was at 6-under par through nine holes and tied for the lead with Vijay Singh when the third round was suspended. For Woods, it was a grind on another windswept day at Kiawah Island. He failed to birdie the par-5 second hole, and then badly missed a 4-foot birdie putt on the next hole. He hit a spectator with a fair-way metal off the tee at the fourth, pulled a shot into the mounds short of the par-5 fifth hole and made yet another bogey on the par-5 seventh with two poor shots to the right, a wedge over the green and another missed putt. He made everything Friday to take a share of the 36-hole lead. He made noth-ing Saturday. Woods already was five shots behind and facing a 6-foot par putt on the eighth hole when the siren sounded to stop play. He was at 1 under. The wind eased as dark clouds gathered over The Ocean Course, and rain poured down on this bar-rier island about an hour later. The 26 players who didnt finish the round will return this morning. The final round was to be played in threesomes off both tees. Woods was about the only player going the wrong direction. Singh, the 49-yearold who has not been in contention at a major in six years, opened with a 15-foot birdie putt and made a strong recovery from trouble on the par-5 seventh by making a 25-foot putt to join McIlroy atop the leaderboard. Right behind was Adam Scott, showing no signs so far of a British Open hangover. Scott blew a four-shot lead with four holes to play last month at Royal Lytham & St. Annes a month ago by closing with four straight bogeys. He came to life toward the end of his front nine Saturday four bird-ies in a five-hole stretch, capped by a 45-foot birdie putt on the ninth. Scott was at 5-under par. Carl Pettersson, tied with Woods and Singh at the start of the round, was at 4 under through eight. This was the second time this year Woods had a share of the 36-hole lead going into weekend at the majors. He has not broken par in his previous six weekend rounds. Stopping play might be the best thing that happened to him and a tough break for Bo Van Pelt and Steve Stricker, each of whom shot 67 earlier Saturday to climb up the leaderboard as the wind gained strength. 4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04214BSports Diving gold for U.S. ASSOCIATED PRESSRory McIlroy of Northern Ireland finds his ball lodged i n a tree on the third hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course of the Kiawah Island (S.C.) Golf Resort on Saturday. McIlroy made par on the hole. McIlroy makes a moveASSOCIATED PRESSDavid Boudia from the United States competes during the me ns 10-meter platform diving semifinal at the Aquatics Cen tre in the Olympic Park in London on Saturday. Boudia won the gold medal, the first for U.S. diving since 2000.Medals table (287 of 302 total medal events) Nation G S B Tot United States 44 29 29 102 China 38 27 22 87 Russia 21 25 32 78 Britain 28 15 19 62 Germany 11 19 14 44 Japan 6 14 17 37 Australia 7 16 12 35 France 10 11 12 33 South Korea 13 7 7 27 Italy 8 7 8 23 Netherlands 6 6 8 20 Ukraine 5 4 9 18 Canada 1 5 12 18 Hungary 8 4 5 17 Spain 3 9 4 16 Brazil 3 4 8 15 New Zealand 5 3 5 13 Iran 4 5 3 12 Jamaica 4 4 4 12 Cuba 4 3 5 12 Belarus 3 4 5 12 Kazakhstan 6 0 4 10 Poland 2 2 6 10 Czech Republic 3 3 3 9 Romania 2 5 2 9 Denmark 2 4 3 9 Kenya 2 3 4 9 Azerbaijan 2 2 5 9 Colombia 1 3 4 8 Ethiopia 3 1 3 7 Mexico 1 3 3 7 Sweden 1 3 3 7 North Korea 4 0 2 6 South Africa 3 2 1 6 Georgia 1 3 2 6 Turkey 2 2 1 5 Ireland 1 1 3 5 India 0 1 4 5 Croatia 2 1 1 4 Norway 2 1 1 4 Argentina 1 1 2 4 Lithuania 1 1 2 4 Slovenia 1 1 2 4 Trinidad & Tobago 1 0 3 4 Uzbekistan 1 0 3 4 Mongolia 0 1 3 4 Slovakia 0 1 3 4 Switzerland 2 1 0 3 Serbia 1 1 1 3 Tunisia 1 1 1 3 Thailand 0 2 1 3 Armenia 0 1 2 3 Belgium 0 1 2 3 Finland 0 1 2 3 Dominican Republic 1 1 0 2Latvia 1 0 1 2 Egypt 0 2 0 2 Bulgaria 0 1 1 2 Estonia 0 1 1 2 Indonesia 0 1 1 2 Malaysia 0 1 1 2 Puerto Rico 0 1 1 2 Taiwan 0 1 1 2 Greece 0 0 2 2 Moldova 0 0 2 2
CHS FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Columbia County Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. Columbia High football season tickets are on sale at McDuffie Marine & Sporting Goods. The package is $48 for six games. Current season ticket holders have until Friday to pick up their same seats. See Charles Saunders for tickets. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. CHS CROSS COUNTRY Practice Monday, meeting Tuesday Columbia Highs cross country team has its first practice at 3 p.m. Monday at the track. Come ready to run. There is a parent/runner meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the track. For details, call coach Brooke Solowski at (352) 507-3091. LCMS VOLLEYBALL Conditioning begins Monday Lake City Middle Schools volleyball team will have conditioning in the gym from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Girls must have current physicals and parent permission forms to participate. Tryouts are 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 20. For details, call Leigh Ann Kennon at 365-0075. GATORS Gator Club plans kickoff social The North Florida Gator Clubs annual kickoff social is Aug. 30 at the home of John and Betty Norris on Inglewood Drive in Lake City. The club will provide dinner. Bring the family and lawn chairs. Chris Price of WCJB-TV20 is guest speaker. For details, call Bob at 752-3333. YOUTH FOOTBALL Pop Warner sign-up extended Pop Warner Football registration has been extended until rosters are full for boys ages 9-11 (weight 75-120 pounds) and 12-year-olds (weight 100 pounds maximum). Cost of $80 includes complete uniform, insurance, helmet and shoulder pads. For details, call league president Mike Ferrell at (386) 209-1662. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Tuesday The Fort White Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the teachers lounge at the high school. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731. YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City plans meeting Tuesday Lake City Columbia County Youth Baseball has a meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Babe Ruth coaches building. Board positions will be filled at the meeting, which is open to the public. For details, call president Tad Cervantes at 365-4810.Fall registration available online Registration for Lake City Columbia County Youth Baseballs fall league is online at lcccyb.com Cost is $70. For details, call president Tad Cervantes at 365-4810. YOUTH SOCCER CYSA camp runs Monday-Thursday Columbia Youth Soccer Association has a soccer camp for players of all ages from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. The camp features Hugh Cousins a former professional player with the Jacksonville Cyclones, All-American at Andrew College and currently trainer at CBA Melbourne. Fee is $95 per player. For details, Scott at 288-2504 or Melody at 288-4481.3v3 tournament at Christ Central Christ Central Ministries is hosting a 3v3 soccer tournament on Saturday. Registration fee is $50. For information and registration, call Thomas David at (386) 867-0974. SWIMMING Weekday water aerobics classes The Columbia Aquatic Complex offers water aerobics classes weekdays at noon and 5 p.m. Cost is $4 per class or $40 per month. For details, call the pool at 755-8195. ZUMBA Teen Zumba Camp begins Tuesday Sarah Sandlin is offering a two-day Teen Zumba Camp at Lake City Dance Arts. The camp is 7-8 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 21. Cost is $16. For details, contact Sandlin at 438-9292 or firstname.lastname@example.org Classes offered at Teen Town The Lake City Recreation Department offers Zumba classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Teen Town. Cost is $5 per class. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607.Q From staff reportsFrom staff reportsKayley Halbrook and Mary Jo McGrath of Team Tumblemania brought home an impressive seven medals, including two golds, from the 2012 Junior Olympic Games in Houston. The competition ran from July 25-29. McGrath is from Fort White and Halbrook is from High Springs. Together they won the gold medal in their age group for Advanced Synchronized Trampoline. McGrath also won a a bronze medal in Sub-Advanced Tumbling and a copper medal in Advanced Trampoline. Halbrook earned silver medals in all three of her individual events Advanced Trampoline, Advanced Tumbling and Advanced Double-Mini. As a 2011-12 AAU National Team Member, Halbrook was featured in an exhibition during the Parade of Champions after marching in with the AAU National Team. The girls train under Marci Schneider, head coach and owner of Tumblemania in High Springs, and an AAU National Team Coach. Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 5B5BSports BRIEFS COURTESY PHOTOTumblemanias 2012 Junior Olympic Gold Medalists are Kayley Halbrook (left) of High Springs and Mary Jo McGrath of Fort White. McGrath, Halbrook win Junior Olympic gold COURTESY PHOTOTiger Volleyball CampColumbia High head volleyball coach Rebecca Golden directed a camp for high school players to prepare for tryouts. Camp participants are (fron t row, from left) Sierra Vanderpool, Jemma Thompson, Jessie Bates, Lacey K ing and Meghan Yates. Second row (from left) are Jazman Myers, Baylee Timmerm an, Makayla Baldwin, Jessica Mannira, Ashley Shoup and Zoe Norris. Back row (from left) are Katherine Taylor, Hayes Fulford, Ashleigh Bridges, Kelbie Ronsonet, Breana Phillips, Annie Milton, Jara Courson and Hanna Baker. Montoya wins second straight pole with Watkins Glen recordBy JOHN KEKISAssociated PressWATKINS GLEN, N.Y. Juan Pablo Montoya prefers running up front, and it grates on him when he doesnt. For the second straight week, he has no reason to beat himself up going into the race. Montoya shattered the Sprint Cup qualifying record at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. He won the pole for todays Finger Lakes 355 with a lap around the 11-turn, 2.45-mile layout in 69.438 seconds at 127.020 mph. Kyle Bush set the track record of 69.767 seconds at 126.421 mph a year ago. All my life Ive raced to win, Montoya said after notching his second straight pole in the series and ninth of his career. The last couple of years have been really frustrating. Busch qualified second, also eclipsing the track record. Jimmie Johnson was third, followed by Brad Keselowski and Marcos Ambrose. Denny Hamlin and Jeff Burton were in backup cars after wrecking their primary rides in practice on Friday, victims of a track made slippery by Patrick Longs blown engine. Hamlin was 23rd and Burton 31st. Montoya won the pole last week at Pocono and finished 20th. He has only two top-10 finishes this season and three DNFs, one of the main reasons hes 21st in the points. Still, he isnt about to concede with five races remaining before the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. The only thing you can do is make sure youre work-ing the hardest you can, said Montoya, whose two Cup victories have come on the road courses at Sonoma and Watkins Glen. Maybe we still dont have the fastest car, but if you can play the strategy right you might come up here with something and you might go on to Richmond (the last race before the post-season) with a chance of making the Chase. It would be shocking. Ambrose won last years race, besting Busch and Keselowski in a fender-banging, green-white-checkered finish. Busch is desperate for a victory this time. Hes fallen out of the top 10 in points and a win would vault him back into contention for one of the two wild cards. Chase positions 11 and 12 are wild cards and are awarded to those drivers between 11th and 20th in points who have the most wins. Busch is tied with Gordon, Logano, and Newman with one victory.
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Lesson: Education pays. percent of the worlds population, but nearly a quarter of its prisoners. ment spending was higher in 1983 under President Ronald Reagan than it will be this fiscal year (23.5 percent vs. 23.3 percent, respectively), according to data by the Tax Policy Center. Energy Agency, global governments spent $409 billion on fossilfuel-industry subsidies in 2010. Thats nearly double the annual 2012 T HE M OTLEY F OOL /D IST BY U NIVERSAL U CLICK ( FOR RELEASE 8/9/2012) From staff reports Lake City Medical Center recognized a distin guished group of retired physicians who have contributed more than 20 years of service to the hos pital and the community. The six physicians served on committees at the hos pital during their careers and were honored at a din ner at the hospital Aug. 1. We felt it was very important to recognize these physicians for not only their work in the medical field, but also for their contributions to Lake City and the surrounding communities, said Mark Robinson, CEO of Lake City Medical Center. They played key roles in improv ing healthcare for North Central Florida. Lake City Medical Center recognized follow ing retired physicians: Ricardo Bedoya, MD Dr. Bedoya practiced in our community for 33 years. He was instrumen tal in bringing nuclear medicine, CT and MRI to Lake City. Dr. Bedoya was president of the medi cal staff and served on numerous other commit tees at the hospital. He also served as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Floridas College of Medicine, Jacksonville campus. Dr. Bedoya is a fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR), one of the highest honors ACR bestows. He retired in 2007. Jose J. Goyenechea, MD Dr. Goyenechea began his practice in 1971 and delivered 4,244 babies before his retirement in 1988. He was a member of many service organiza tions within the Lake City community and belonged to numerous medical soci eties and associations. Dr. Goyenechea was awarded the Key to the City by the Lake City mayor when he retired from full-time practice. Ivan A. Lopez, MD Dr. Lopez started his prac tice in 1982 and was the only neurologist in Lake City for many years, filling a vital medical role for the community. He served as president of the medical staff for the hospital and was a member of local, state and national societies and associations. Dr. Lopez retired in 2005. Barney E. McRae, MD Dr. McRae grew up in Starke and returned to his North Florida roots to begin his family practice in 1960. He did a little bit of everything from deliv ery babies to abdominal surgeries. Dr. McRae was a charter member of the Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and was a diplo mate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. The Medical center honors local retired physicians Feagle said. County manager Dale Williams said the intent of the form is to dispense information without enforcing too many restrictions. We now have informa tion we did not have avail able before, because no matter what our records showed was floodable property, we now have a new record and we want to protect the public as much as we can, so how do we take the new avail able information and not hurt property owners by letting them go ahead and rebuild their lives, Williams said. We dont want to stop things, its the worst thing we can do, but yet we dont want mistakes to be repeated either. After hurricanes hit in 2004, the county issued a similar agreement but liability was not a factor. According to County planner Brian Kepner, the 2004 resolution pertained primarily to the develop ment of vacant properties that had accumulated standing water. That resolution was trying to protect adjacent property owners when new development came, he said. Feagle said the 2004 resolution was actually more restrictive in that it required homeowners to meet a set of conditions concerning property elevation before a permit was issued. Whiddon said changes in regulations always hap pen after a major natural event. We learned a lot in and and the county came out with a require ment that your finished floor had to be a foot above the road in front of your house. Up until that point there was no requirement, Whiddon said. However, he said its impossible to prepare for every natural disaster that may occur in the future. You cant do the whatifs, you have to design for whats normal or what youve seen in the past, Whiddon said. Feagle said he has already been instructed by Williams to modify the agreement so that it is obvious that it only pertains to future liability. The form should be mod ified within the week. We are all on the same page, Feagle said. medical technology build ing at Florida Gateway College is named in his honor. He retired in 1998. Francisco Ravelo, MD Dr. Ravelo became the areas first local pathologist in 1984. He also opened the first private labora tory in the community. Dr. Ravelo is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology, a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and was a member of other local and state associations. He retired in 2011. Raul Zelaya, MD Dr. Zelaya began his solo prac tice in 1985. He served in many medical staff roles for the hospital and is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Zelaya retired in 2007. COURTESY PHOTO Lake City Medical Center recognized retired local doctors for their service to the community. Pictured is Barney E. McRae, MD (seated, left to right), Ricardo Bedoya, MD, Ivan A. Lopez, MD (back row), Francisco Ravelo, MD and Jose J. Goyenechea, MD. Not pictured is Raul Zelaya, MD. PERMIT: Form revised Continued From Page 1C
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Extremely aggressive pay plan. Health and dental insurance available. EOE. Apply in person with Dino or Jeffrey at Rountree-Moore Chevrolet, Cadillac and Nissan 4316 US Hwy 90W Lake City, FL LegalFLORIDAGATEWAYCOLLEGE BID# 13-1-01 HUMAN PATIENTSIMULATOR FLORIDAGATEWAYCOLLEGE DISTRICTBOARD OF TRUSTEES LAKE CITY, FLORIDAThe Board of Trustees of Florida Gateway College is inviting interest-ed eligible bidders to submit bids for Human Patient Simulators. The cost of the acquisition of this equipment is funded by a grant provided by the United States Department of Labor. BID DA TE AND TIME Sealed bids for Florida Gateway Col-lege ITB #13-1-01 Human Patient Simulator will be accepted at the Florida Gateway College Purchasing Office, Florida, until 2:00 P.M. (lo-cal time) Thursday September 6, 2012.PLACE FOR RECEIVING BIDS Bids may be mailed to: Purchasing Department Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. 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The College reserves the right to award the bid, by item, to the Bidder(s) which, in the sole dis-cretion of the College, is the most re-sponsive and responsible Bidder(s), price, qualifications and other factors considered for that item. The College will advertise this bid notice for a minimum of three (3) weeks and will make the bid package available to bidders during that time. RIGHT T O W AIVE IRREGULARITIES AND TECHNICALITIES Florida Gateway College reserves the right to waive minor irregulari-ties and/or technicalities associated with this solicitation. The Director of Purchasing of Florida Gateway College shall be the final authority regarding waivers of irregularities and technicalities. Tonia E. Lawson, CPPB, CPPCoordinator of Purchasing & ContractsFlorida Gateway College 05534232August 12, 2012 Notice is hereby made to all those concerned and affected that Beach Construction Company, Inc., is per-forming Project Number HG-26 (WWTP), Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion at Baker Correction-al Institution. All parties furnishing labor, materi-als and/or equipment to said project are to provide notice of such in writ-ing by certified mail to the Depart-ment of Corrections, 501 South Cal-houn Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500, within twenty (20) days of first providing such labor, materi-als and/or equipment. 05534223August 12, 2012 LegalNOTICE OFAPUBLIC HEARINGCONCERNING ASPECIALEX-CEPTION AS PROVIDED FORIN THE COLUMBIACOUNTYLAND DEVELOPMENTREGU-LATIONSBYTHE BOARD OF ADJUST-MENTOF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that, pursuant to the Colum-bia County Land Development Reg-ulations as amended, hereinafter re-ferred to as the Land Development Regulations, comments, objections and recommendations concerning the special exception as described be-low, will be heard by the Board of Adjustment of Columbia County, Florida, at a public hearing on Au-gust 23, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Columbia County School Board Administrative Complex, lo-cated at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida.SE 0520, a petition by Truevine Bap-tist Church, to request a special ex-ception be granted as provided for in Section 4.17.5 of the Land Develop-ment Regulations to allow for a char-ter school within an INDUSTRIAL(I) zoning district and in accordance with a site plan submitted as part of a petition dated August 8, 2012, to be located on property described, as fol-lows:Aparcel of land lying within Section 35, Township 3 South, Range 17 East, Columbia County, Florida. Be-ing more particularly described, as follows: Lots 6, 13 and the West 25 feet of Lot 7 of Alexander Heights Subdivision as recorded in the Public Records of Columbia County. Containing 2.61 acres, more or less. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates.Any in-terested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any con-tinuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hear-ing and that no further notice con-cerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing.At the aforementioned public hear-ing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the pro-posed special exception.Copies of the proposed special ex-ception are available for public in-spection at the Office of the County Planner, Building and Zoning De-partment, County Administrative Of-fices, 135 Northeast Hernando Ave-nue, Lake City, Florida, or phone 386.754.7119 during regular busi-ness hours.All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hear-ing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such pur-pose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the tes-timony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the pro-ceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing.Ms. Rob-erts may be contacted by telephone at 386.758.1005 or by Telecommuni-cation Device for Deaf at 386.758.2139.05534233August 12, 2012 NOTICE OFPUBLIC MEETING OF THE SCHOOLBOARD OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAThe School Board of Columbia County, Florida announces that the School Board will hold a public meeting, to which all persons are in-vited to attend, as follows: (the meet-ing date has not changed, only the lo-cation has changed) DATE: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 7:00 P.M. PLACE:Fort White High School Cafeteria17828 SWState Road 47 Fort White, FL32038 PURPOSE: To consider and act upon business of the School Board. Acopy of the agenda may be ob-tained no earlier than 7 days prior to each meeting by writing to the Su-perintendent of Schools at 372 W. Duval Street, Lake City, Florida 32055 or by calling Mrs. Lynda Croft at (386) 755-8003. Acomplete agenda of each meeting will be avail-able on the School Districts website at: www.columbia.k12.fl.us Pursuant to the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommo-dations to participate in the above workshop is asked to advise the School Board at least 48 hours be-fore the workshop by contacting Mrs. Lynda Croft at (386) 755-8003. School Board of Columbia County, FloridaBy:Michael F. Millikin 05534186August 12, 2012 PUBLIC NOTICEONINVITATION TO BIDITB-025-2012Sealed bids will be accepted by the City of Lake City, Florida, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055 until Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. All bids will be opened and read aloud at 11:15 A.M. in the City Council Chambers locat-ed on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, Flori-da.WATER QUALITYSAMPLING AND LABORATORYTESTING Documents may be viewed on the City website at procurement.lcfla.com or at De-mandStar.com. Contact the Procure-ment Department at (386) 719-5816 or (386) 719-5818 for more informa-tion.05534237August 12, 2012 LegalREQUESTFORCOMMENTS USDAForest Service St. Johns Water Management Dis-trict and Suwanee River Water Man-agement request for monitoring well rehabilitation and new construction. The Osceola National Forest has re-ceived a request from the St. Johns Water Management District and Su-wanee River Water Management District for a Special Use Permit to allow the rehabilitation and replace-ment of existing groundwater moni-toring wells and new construction of 10 additional wells. The proposed project would install 10 monitoring wells in the location of abandoned wells and install additional wells at varying depths to monitor groundwa-ter quality. The Osceola National Forest has made a preliminary deter-mination that this proposal falls within a category of actions listed in regulations at 36 CFR 220.6(e)(3), that are excluded from documenta-tion in an Environmental Assessment (EA) or Environmental Impact State-ment (EIS), and that there are no ex-traordinary circumstances that would preclude use of the category. This comment period is intended to pro-vide those interested in or affected by this proposal an opportunity to make their concerns known before the Responsible Official makes a de-cision. This comment period is pro-vided to comply with a recent US District Court ruling in Sequoia Forestkeeper v. Tidwell, which invalidated certain sections of the agencys appeal regulations. Those who pro-vide comment or otherwise express interest by the close of the comment period may be eligible to appeal the decision pursuant to regulations at 36 CFR Part 215.District Ranger Ivan Green invites your comments on this proposed project. it is subject to 36 CFR 215 regulations for public com-ment and appeal. Comments con-cerning this proposed action must be postmarked or received within 30 days beginning the day after publica-tion of this notice in the Lake City Reporter. The date of this publication is the exclusive means for determin-ing the timing of the 30-day com-ment period, which includes Satur-days, Sundays, and Federal holidays.However, if the 30-day period ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or Federal holiday, comments will be accepted until the end of the next Federal working day (11:59 p.m.). Only those who submit timely comments or otherwise express interest in the proposed project will be accepted as appellants. Comments can be sent by regular mail to Ivan Green, District Ranger, Osceola National Forest, 24875 U.S. Highway 90, Sanderson, FL32087. Oral or hand-delivered comments must be received at the Osceola Ranger District Office, 11 miles east of Lake City, Florida on U.S. Highway 90 within our normal business hours of 7:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m, Monday through Friday. Addi-tional information may be obtained at this address, or contact Debra Stucki at (386) 752-2577 Comments may be mailed electronically to our office, in a common digital format, at firstname.lastname@example.org In accordance with 36 CFR 215, individuals or organiza-tions wishing to be eligible to appeal must provide the following informa-tion:1) Your name and address. 2) Title of the Proposed Action. 3) Comments or other expression of interest on the proposed action, along with supporting reasons that the Re-sponsible Official should consider in reaching a decision. 4) Your signature or other means of identification verification. For or-ganizations, a signature or other means of identification verification must be provided for the individual authorized to represent your organi-zation.5) Those using electronic means may submit a scanned signature. Other-wise another means of verifying the identity of the individual or organi-zational representative may be neces-sary for electronically submitted comments or comments received by telephone.6) Individual members of an organi-zation must submit their own com-ments to meet the requirements of appeal eligibility; comments re-ceived on behalf of an organization are considered as those of the organi-zation only.05534235August 12. 2012 060Services Bookkeeping & Notary Available Nights and Weekends Contact 386-344-8999 100Job Opportunities05534116SECRETARY/LEGAL ASSISTANT Minimum 3 years Bankruptcy experience. Working knowledge of Bankruptcy Practice & Procedure REQUIRED .Fax Resume to 386-754-5135 HELPWANTED Retired Man Needs a driver for shopping and Errands Call 207-215-0929. 100Job Opportunities05534201Immediate openings. Available Positions requiring at least one years prior skills include: Electrical wiring/Installation Trim Carpenters Cabinetmakers Wood/Mill Fabrication Gel Coaters Some hand tools required. Great Benefits: Paid Vacation, Holidays, Group Health Insurance, and 401K Plan. Please apply in person at Marlow-HunterLLC 14700 NWHwy 441 in Alachua. Pay negotiable with experience. CDLClass A Truck Driver Flatbed exp. for F/TSE area. 3 years exp or more. Medical benefits offered. Contact Melissa or Sandy@ 386-935-2773 100Job Opportunities05534180TEACHERS Joinour team of over 100 professional teachers! Want to make a difference in the lives of children? Preschool: 10 Mo FTLead Teacher (Ft. White) 10 Mo PTTeacher (Ft. White) 10 Mo FTTeacher (Lake City) Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent credential (FCCPC, ECPC) & 40 hours DCF training preferred. (Lead Teacher position requires min. 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LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDSUNDAY, AUGUST12, 2012 Classified Department: 755-5440 4C 100Job Opportunities05534246Large Construction Company has an immediate opening for a Fuel Service Technician Qualified candidate(s) must possess a valid commercial driver's license with a hazmat and tanker endorsement. Apply in person at Anderson Columbia, Co., Inc., 871 NW Guerdon Street, Lake City, Florida32056 Equal Opportunity Employer CLASS-ACDL Flatbed Drivers Home on the weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to Own-No Money Down CALL: 888-880-5916 Halls 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 LakeCity@americanmotel.travel INSTALLATION TECH Must have truck/van & basic tools. Will train. Send resume. email@example.com Lake City Pets & Supplies Inc. Looking for Exp. GROOMER. ASAP. P/Tor F/T. 386-752-7700 or 386-623-9798 Manager with Sales Skills and Marketing Assistant Needed. Two Position Available For More Info Go To www.LakeCityFLJobs.com MECHANIC for busy truck shop. Experience required with own tools. Southern Specialized 386-752-975405533866We Need You Now FT/PT, Daily work, get paid in 72 hrs. 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CNA FT/PT/ long-term care setting Florida unrestricted certification & current CPR required; prior long-term care experience preferred. Must be committed to the highest quality of compassionate care. FTpositions include health, dental, life, disability, supplemental insurance; 403b retirement account; paid time off, access to on site day care and fitness facilities. Apply in person at Personnel Office, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., or fax resume/credentials to (386) 658-5160. EOE / Drug Free Workplace/Criminal background checks required. 240Schools & Education05533645Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Nursing Assistant, $479next class08/20/2012 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 expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 330Livestock & SuppliesTRI-COLOR PAINT 8 YR Old Geilding $500.00 or Best Offer 386-365-6228 406Collectibles Department 56 Dickens Village Original. Collected over last 15 years. Mint condition with boxes Phone 3867589374 408Furniture 6 ft Brown Sofa $25.00 Contact 386-963-5126 Oversize Blue Recliner $25.00 Contact 386-963-5126 413Musical MerchandiseLudwig drums 8 pc, maple kit, w/ 7 zilgjian cymbals, iron cobra, double base pedal, like new. For details & photos 386-867-1173 YAMAHAPIANO M500M Dark Oak, Excellent Condition. Asking $2500. Contact 386-776-2818 420Wanted to Buy Wanted Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans. $275 & up CASH! Free Pick Up! NO title needed !386-878-9260 After 5pm 386752-3648. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Heavy Duty, Large Capacity Kenmore W/D. great shape, white, $400.00. Contact (386)292-3927 NEW Six Light Beige Chandelier $25.00 Contact 386-963-5126 UTILITYTRAILER Enclosed 6x16. Needs Minor Work. $900. Contact 386-365-5099 Wood Rocking Chair $25.00 Contact 386-963-5126 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 630Mobile Homes forRent2BR/2BAMH Water & Garbage included No Pets. $550. mo. $450. Sec. Dep. 386-752-9898 or 386-365-3633 3/2 SW, handicap accessible, Watertown area, $500 mth, $500 dep. Call for more info. 386-344-0144 Efficency Apt and Rv Lots for rent. Between Lake City & Gville. Access to I-75 & 441 (352)317-1326. Call for terms. NATURE LOVERS. 2/1 Extra clean, private landscaped ac. Carport, deck, patio, W&D, adult area, Smoke Free. On Creek. No pets $600 mo. 1st +last NO UTILITY DEP. 386-752-7027. Long term occupancy preferred. 640Mobile Homes forSale2000 Homes of Merit 32x48, lots of extras. Asking for payoff. Call for details. Contact 288-9658 BIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 2013 4/2 Jacobsen $47,995. Only 8 More at this Low Price! Cant go a dime cheaper! Del-setac-skirting 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. THIS MONTHSSPECIAL! New 2013 Jacobsen 28x52 3/2 only $44,995 del-set-ac-skirting and steps. Not a dime lower. Best Price Pricing! Only 10 at this LOWPrice! North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call Today 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! Palm Harbor VillageNew 2012 30x76 4bd/3ba $15K Off All Homes 800-622-2832 ext 210 705Rooms forRent House to share tv, phone, computer, bills included. Dog to protect us. Contact 386-438-8661 705Rooms forRent Room for Rent. Microwave, fridge, laundry, internet, private entrance. Convenient. 386-965-3477 for information 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2 bedroom, 2 bath on golf course, $695 mth Call Michelle 752-9626 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 2br/1ba Duplex located in Ft. White Convenient to Lake City & Gainesville. References Needed No Pets. 386-497-1116. 2BR/2BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 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 Gorgeous, Lake View 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A $450. mo $530 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentRooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 STUDIO APT. FOR RENT All utilities included & Cable, $500 month + $300 sec. deposit. Call 386-697-9950 730Unfurnished Home ForRent055341652/1, in town Fort White, Lg.Ft & bporch, Lg Liv/Kit/Din, Fenced byard, utils incl 1st +last+sec. No pets. Free WFi.$750 mth 941-924-5183 2BD /1.5BA Country, South of Lake City, private river access. w/boat ramp, 2 garages, clean, $625 mo. + sec. 386-590-0642 2BR/1BADUPLEX, Carport Off Branford Hwy $595. mo. $595. dep. Very clean. Call 386-752-7578 Available Sept. 1st3 /2. 1206 Macfarland Avenue. Non-smokers & no pets, $850 mth, $400 dep. Inquire, 904-813-8864. BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage, on 2 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White 3 Rivers Estates $950 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. Lrg 2bd/2 full bath, FR/DR, CH/A, renovated, by VA$745 mth, $600 sec. Detached 400 sqft workshop/ storage bldg $50 (813)784-6017 Totally Refurbished 2/1 duplex, w/ deck & garage 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $700 month 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 750Business & Office Rentals05532259OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq'8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 0553380517,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acres of Land Sale $195,000, Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor Approx 1600sqft building, on 2 acres, on Hall of Fame Drive, close to interstate, zoned commercial. $800 mth 386-867-1190 ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 Office Space for rent. High traffic area with all utilities furnished including high speed internet. Various size offices available. Call Dale DeRosia @623-3004. 790Vacation Rentals Scalloping Horseshoe Beach Spcl Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 Floridas Last Frontier 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly 805Lots forSale accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale 2005, 3/2 Fort White, High & Dry. In town, 1924 sqft, dble garage, CH/Aopen flrpln, $125,000. 237 Caboose Dr.SW. 863-205-6530. BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage,1 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White area 3 Rivers Estates $125,000 River access. Call 305-345-9907. Home for Sale by owner 161 SE Andy Court Lake City, FL For details call (386) 623-3749 820Farms & Acreage200 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. Will Finance 386-364-6633 820Farms & Acreage4 ACRES, 8 Miles Out Pine Mount Highway. Price to sell at $15,500. Call Pierce at Hallmark R.E. 386-344-2472. Owner Financed land with only $300 down payment. Half to ten ac lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www .landnfl.com 830Commercial Property05534166Fort White Newly Remodled. Multi use Comm Prop. Approx 850sqft. Elec & water incl. Free WFI $750mth 941-924-5183. 850Waterfront PropertyRIVER HOME Excellent Location $169,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. nr 5 a week days Lake City Reporter PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter
LIFE Sunday, August 12, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D Story ideas? Contact Robert Bridges Editor 754-0428 firstname.lastname@example.org Lake City Reporter 1DLIFE H orticulture is defined as the art and sci ence of grow ing plants, especially flowers, fruits, and vegetables. I like to think of growing plants as an art of living. When we are involved with growing and caring for plants, or when we are simply view ing plants for enjoyment, we benefit personally in so many ways. Through the centuries, horticulture has been used for physical and mental therapy. By definition, horticultural therapy is the practice of engaging people in horticultural activities to improve the body, mind and spirit. Some proven benefits include the reduc tion of pain, stress and anger. Memory and con centration can be improved along with productivity and problem solving skills. So working out in the garden GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorest dndemorest @ ufl edu GARDEN continued on 2D Garden therapy D ipping into cool, clear spring water on a swelter ing afternoon is a fond childhood memory for many Columbia County residents. However, increased demand and groundwater pumping threaten North Floridas liquid gems. Community and nonprofit lead ers are organizing an educational, multi-media event to help ensure our areas freshwater isnt just a memory in the future. The free event, Our Water, Our Future, will be 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 in the Alfonso Levy Performing Arts Center at Florida Gateway College. It is sponsored by FGC and the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Celebrated photographer John Moran will share the beauty of local springs with a slideshow of images, said Jacqui Sulek, Audubon Florida chapter conservation manager. Dr. Robert L. Knight, director of the H. T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, will help attendees under stand the science behind our water resources and issues. Organizers hope residents will be prompted to get involved in protect ing water resources after diving deeper. This last six months or so have been the perfect storm for water use issues in Florida, Sulek said. The area has seen a prolonged drought and extensive flood ing, as well as discussion about Consumptive Use Permits, monitor ing wells and the Floridan Aquifer, she said. However, one of the big issues with water concerns is that nonprof its are often preaching to the choir with the same people paying atten tion, Sulek said. But water doesnt Our Water, Our Future WATER continued on 6D Phote courtesy of John Moran Story by Laura Hampson Lake City Reporter
By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK In the opening pages of The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan consciously cap tured the despair of so many housewives and unknowingly anticipated a shift in language that would mirror the revolution to come in womens lives. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwich es with her children, chauf feured Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night, Friedan wrote in her 1963 book, she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent ques tion Is this all? The average reader might catch such Mad Men details as matched slipcover material. But a linguist or psychologist will be keeping score: She and her each are used twice; herself once. Not a single he, his or him self appears. The golden age of the male pronoun was ending. According to a study released Thursday, the heshe gap in books one that has always favored the masculine has dramati cally narrowed since the release of Friedans femi nist classic. Drawing upon nearly 1.2 million texts in the Google Books archive, three uni versity researchers tracked gender pronouns from 1900 to 2008. The ratio of male to female pronouns was roughly 3.5:1 until 1950, when the gap began to widen as more women stayed home after World War II, and peaked at around 4.5:1 in the mid1960s. The ratio had shrunk to 3:1 by 1975, and less than 2:1 by 2005. These trends in lan guage quantify one of the largest, and most rapid, cultural changes ever observed: The incredible increase in womens sta tus since the late 1960s in the U.S., Jean M. Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State University and author of Generation Me, said in a statement. Those numbers are quite staggering, says James W. Pennebaker, author of The Secret Life of Pronouns and chair of the psychology depart ment at the University of Texas in Austin. Pronouns are a sign of people paying attention and as women become more present in the work force, in the media and life in general, people are referring to them more. 2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 The Choice is Clear for District 3 Your support has brought results and together we will continue to move forward as a community. As your commissioner it has been my honor to serve this community. I have fought for this community to create jobs, manage your money and prepare for the future. With protect and serve this commu nity which I love and have raised my family. who has the experience and record to show. Let my record and commitment work for you on the Columbia County Commission. Jody DuPree opponent Four Years of a Balanced County Budget even though county revenue decreased $8 million. Your hard earned tax dollars in Public Safety than ever before. for your protection. Instituted more job opportunities for our community. Developing Elect Jody DuPree Stop by the Lake City Reporter for your complimentary engagement package. Aisle Style Complimentary Engagement Package Sweetwater Branch Inn 800-595-7760 Wards Jewelry & Gifts 752-5470 Camp Weed Cerveny Conference Center 386-364-5250 GeGees Studio 758-2088 Holiday Inn 754-1411, ext. 106 Our Caregivers Are Always There For You! Lake City (386) 243-8635 426 S.W. Commerce Dr. Gainesville (352) 376-4024 4615 N.W. 53 Ave. John Markham and Sally Dahlem Owners/Operators www.homebychoice.com HHA#299993307 HC REG#232587 PRIVATE DUTY CARE REMINDER AND ASSISTANCE SERVICES: PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: with over 30 years combined Senior Services experience. Study tracks rise of feminine pronouns James W. Pennebaker, author of The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us. Associated Press may be giving us a lot more than sore muscles and a good appetite. That garden workout may help us advance our careers, be more patient and nurturing parents, and age with more mental and physical agility. Health care facilities often use sensory gardens as part of their therapy programs. These gardens are designed to stimulate some or all of the five senses in order to provide both stirring and relaxing experiences. With a little planning, you can add some different plants and interesting elements to your garden that will help calm the soul and heal the body after a taxing day at work. A great UF/IFAS publication on sensory gardens can be found at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ EP117 The main concept for this type of garden is personal interaction with your plants. Place plants so that you can reach out and touch them, smell them, and in some cases, taste them. A raised bed can help you get closer to your plants, or large contain ers can make them more accessible. Consider some type of seating that puts you right within reach of interesting foliage and flowers. You probably have been close to plants that you couldnt resist touching. Some plant textures that beg to be touched include soft and fuzzy, rough and crinkly, and smooth and slippery. How hard is it to walk by a perfect luscious rose blossom without bend ing down for a whiff? And when you brush against a mint or rosemary, how often have you stolen a little leaf to taste on your tongue? Needless to say, when you get this close and personal with plants, there are some safety issues to consider. Obviously, thorny plants should be planted out of reach in the back ground, and poisonous or allergenic plants should be D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. GARDEN: Plants feed the senses Continued From Page 1D avoided altogether. Refrain from using chemicals on plants that may be touched and tasted. Martha Ann Ronsonet, Master Gardener and author, will be giving free presentations on plants for your Florida garden. Join her and other gardeners at the Fort White Library on august 16th at 5:45, and also at the L.C. downtown Library on August 18th at 2:00 pm. For more infor mation, call the Columbia County Extension Office at 752-5384.
Page Editor: Rick Burnham, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012 3D'/,)( A Superior EDUCATORwho has been in the School System for over 33 years as a Elementary, Middle & High School Principal! Elect Terry Huddleston Superintendent of Schools who has PROVEN Results As Superintendent of Schools, I plan to improve student discipline, aggressiv ely recruit outstanding teachers and re-direct as much of our tax dollars to the classroom and teacher salarie s. Improved student success happens when parents, teachers, students and school level administrators work together as a team. Terry Huddlestonfor Superintendent of SchoolsElect www.ElectTerryHuddleston.com Paid by Terry Huddleston for Superintendent of Schools. HEART OF AN EDUCATORMy decision to run for Superintendent is a culmination of more than 33 years experience as an educator, with exp eriences ranging from math teacher and athletic coach to dropout prevention coordinator, before serving more than 20 years as principal and administrator in t he Columbia County School District. Serving the citizens of Columbia County has been my career goal for more than 20 years. I want to contin ue the overall progress of Columbia County Schools that has been made possible by the sustained e orts of students, parents, teachers, support sta and community sta keholders. In 1990, I became the rst Principal of the new Lake City Middle School. Within a few years, I was named P rincipal at Columbia High School, serving there for several years before moving to the post of Principal at Eastside Elementary. e principalship at Eastside Elementa ry allowed me to further my knowledge of the entire K-12 curriculum. While at the helm of Eastside Elementary, the school consistently received an A rating. For the 2006-07 sc hool year, I returned to guide Columbia High School. Since returning to Columbia High School, the schools performance has risen steadily each y ear, going from consecutive D grades to consecutive B grades during the past two school years under my leadership. Based on preliminary results I am hopeful that Columbia High Sch ool will receive an A rating this year as a result of the hard work of many dedicated teachers, students, parents and sta members. Please vote for a Lifelong Educator wit h Proven Results. 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A huge and potentially recordbreaking haul of crustaceans in Maine and Canada this year has caused a market glut and a crash in wholesale prices. Fearing for their livelihood, Canadian fishermen in the past few days have angrily blocked truckloads of Maine lobsters from being delivered to processing plants in Canada that turn out lobster products for U.S. supermarkets and restaurants. Unless something is done to prop up the price of lobster, well go down the hole, warned Eugene Robichaud, a fisherman in Richibucto, New Brunswick. The blockades have brought Canadas lobster-processing industry to a near-standstill, put thousands of employees out of work, sent shockwaves through Maines lobster industry and led to calls for Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to inter-vene. Portland lobsterman Greg Griffin said he has been getting a paltry $2.35 a pound for his catch, a dollar less than a year ago, and he fears the blockade could drag prices down even more. At what point is going out and bringing in lobster no lon-ger viable? he asked. The dispute isnt expected to have any immediate effect on lobster prices in the United States. National restaurant chains such as Red Lobster that buy processed lobster typical-ly make their purchases and determine their menu prices far in advance. But the troubles shine a light on the workings of the lobster business in North Americas cold northern waters, and the way Maines industry and Canadas depend on each other. While much of the catch from both countries is sold live, a big share is canned, turned into fro-zen lobster tails or otherwise packaged. An estimated 35 to 50 percent of Maines annual catch is shipped to Canadian proces-sors. Canada has more than two dozen lobster processors, about half of them in New Brunswick. Maine has only three plants of any size, and they handle only a fraction of what is processed in Canada. In recent years, the lobster industry has been suffering from too much of a good thing: The combined harvest for the two countries jumped from about 150 million pounds in 1992 to more than 257 million pounds by 2010, the latest year for which complete statistics are available. By all accounts, the 2011 haul was even larger Maines catch alone topped 104 million pounds and this years could set a record. Because of so much lobster on the market, fishermen have been getting barely enough to cover fuel, bait, boat payments and other expenses. If the price is too low, Im going to have to pay to go fish, said lobsterman Maurice Martin of Richibucto. Last week, hundreds of Canadian lobstermen stormed several processing plants in New Brunswick and surrounded trucks making deliveries from Maine. Blaming Maine for the low prices, they demanded that processors stop accepting Maine lobsters. The protests spilled over to Prince Edward Island and to other plants in New Brunswick, and by Wednesday every processor in New Brunswick had shut down operations, said New Brunswick Fisheries Minister Michael Olscamp. On Thursday, a New Brunswick judge granted a 10-day injunction barring lobstermen from block-ing the plants across the prov-ince. During the blockades, lobstermen held up No More U.S. Lobster signs and threw Maine lobster to the ground, calling it garbage. About 100 lobstermen also went to the federal fishery ministers office in Fredericton, hurling large metal lobster traps into the reception area. Lobsters are unloaded from a fishing boat Thursday in Po rtland, Maine. Maines lobster harvest seems to be hitting an economic wall, with a plentiful catch causing low prices that is disgruntling lobste rmen in Canada. They have set up blockades around some plants to preven t delivery of Maine lobster they say is stealing their livelihood.Associated Press By DAVID RUNKAssociated PressDETROIT For Hugo Navarro, the 5-by-9-foot jail cell that serves as his stu-dio in southwest Detroit is an admittedly creepy place to immerse himself in his work. Unlike jailhouse artists who find creative inspi-ration behind bars, how-ever, the 56-year-old is there by choice. He paints at 555 Nonprofit Gallery and Studios, a decade-old arts organization that this year moved into its new home in the Detroit Police Departments former Third Precinct station. The city closed the building in 2005 as part of a department-wide reorgani-zation, and the former lobby where residents once could walk in to report crimes now is an airy gallery. Detectives offices now serve as classroom and studio space. And poten-tially claustrophobic cells bars still on their doors are fostering creativity. I didnt really have anything in mind before going to my jail cell, said Navarro, whose colorful paintings of Detroits shut-tered Michigan Central Depot and fires gutting homes adorn some of the cells near where hes worked for the past few months. I just let myself go and let my inside do the work. The Third Precinct renovation is among a handful of projects nationwide con-verting old police facilities, including one in Chicago that is becoming live the-ater venues and one in Philadelphia that is being converted into homes. For Carl Goines, a co-founder of 555, says the project is a balancing act between pre-serving parts of the police stations past and making it a welcoming place for artists. This is a space thats taking on a new life. Its a space thats becoming inspirational, said Goines, a sculptor. Ex-jail cells serve as artist studios in Detroit Carl Goines, a co-founder of 555 Nonprofit Gallery and S tudios, speaks in one of the studios rooms in Detroit. Associated PressCanadian fishermen boiling mad over Maine lobsters
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HLN 40 202 204Murder by the BookDominick Dunne: Power, PrivilegeDominick Dunne: Power, PrivilegeMurder by the Book Lisa Scottoline Murder by the BookDominick Dunne: Power, Privilege FNC 41 205 360FOX News Sunday With Chris WallaceFOX Report (N) Huckabee (N) FOX News Sunday With Chris WallaceGeraldo at Large (N) Huckabee E! 45 114 236(5:30)The Wedding Planner (2001, Romance-Comedy) Jennifer Lopez. 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DEAR ABBY: This is my first-ever Dear Abby letter. I am disgusted by the lack of manners shown by cellphone users. I run an antique store in a small tourist town. I cannot tell you how many insulted and incensed customers I have asked to please leave my shop because they insisted on talking on their cellphones. I have also asked people in church to carry on their con versations outside. A man at my daughters high school gradua tion got a call and pro ceeded to talk on and on until I finally asked him to leave. This has happened in restau rants, movies -even a Broadway play. Its inconceivable to me that cellphone users are unwilling or unable to under stand that their VIP conversations are an intrusion and rude to those who are forced to listen. -PEEVED IN NANTUCKET, MASS. DEAR PEEVED: It is difficult to teach con sideration for others to people who have none. However, allow me to clue you in to what some communities are doing to curb the intrusion of cellphones: They have posted signs in restaurants, theaters and shops that read, Cellphone-Free Zone. The owner of this establishment thanks you for not using your cellphone on the prem ises. If you must make or receive a call, please do so outside. That way, customers are warned in a way thats not confrontational. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: What is proper when youre talking with someone and you notice the per son has food stuck in his or her teeth? What if the person is part of a group and someone you dont know very well? -TOOTHFUL IN FLORIDA DEAR TOOTHFUL: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. If you were in the other persons place, wouldnt YOU want to be told? Even if you know the person only casually, try to ease him or her away from the group and say, I know we dont know each other very well, but I thought you should know you have something in your teeth. Its happened to me, and I thought youd like to know, too. Consider it a chari table act. The person will: First, be embar rassed; second, be grateful. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Unexpected change will turn out well. Getting involved in a discussion with a personal or professional partner will help resolve pending problems. The experience you encounter will shed light on the way you want to live your life. ++++TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Get involved in a creative hobby or something that will challenge you and help you feel better about the way you look and what you do. Feeling com-passionate about a cause and volunteering your services will bring you high returns. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Move quickly into position. Your timing and versatility will help you outshine anyone you compete with and give you a better sense of what you can do in the future. Dont let any-one hold you back. Seize the moment; make your move. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stick to your game plan. Last-minute changes will not pan out. Put time aside to work on a hobby or creative project that eases your stress. A situation that includes older or younger people must be dealt with carefully. +++LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Spending money on looks or luxury items will not bring the results you want. You are bet-ter off giving your money to a good cause or something that will benefit your family or com-munity. A change of routine will result in a valuable experience. ++++VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A partnership will lead to uncer-tainty regarding your future prospects. Be prepared to back out quickly. You are better off proceeding alone in order to avert failure or setbacks. Avoid getting involved in aggressive behavior. Excess will be a prob-lem. ++LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Jump at a chance to travel or learn something new. Old friends or neighborhoods will bring back ideas you can incor-porate into future endeavors. Dont let a relationship or responsibility stand in your way. Use your talent wisely. +++++SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Use your imagination when it comes to personal investments and family and domestic mat-ters. Dont believe everything you hear, especially if it affects a decision that can change your personal life and well-being. Love is on the rise. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22Dec. 21): Partnerships will offer tempting opportunities. Reunions or visits to places you havent been for a long time will help you make a decision regarding your plans. A change will be rejuvenating. Good for-tune will come through old con-nections. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Dont take on an impos-sible burden. Weigh the pros and cons and consider what you want. An impulsive move will leave you feeling pressured and stressed. Be creative in the way you plan for the future person-ally and financially. +++AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Put more effort into your home and family. A money mat-ter can be resolved and help to stabilize your life. A change in the way you view others will come from the experience you have had with past lov-ers, friends and colleagues. +++++PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Try to please the people you love and respect most. An unusual alteration to your home or your physical appearance will bring interesting results. You may not like what you hear, but taking heed of advice given will bring good results. ++ Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Word SUNDAY CROSSWORD Across 1 Cover-up5 ___ machine (restaurantfixture) 10 Crossroads of the West 14 Green eyes, e.g.$OLFHLQ :RQGHUODQGcharacter /LNHDODQGEDURQ21 O.K.
By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON There was no mystery as to which team Varun Pemmaraju was supporting: His American flag was tied around his neck, the Stars and Stripes floating like a cape behind him. I was going for the Superman, Captain America-look, said the beaming 19-year-old com puter science and chemical engineering student from San Jose, California, as he stood a stones throw from Olympic Stadium. I thought America was a lit tle under-represented. Patriotism and the Olympic games have long gone together, but gone are the days when one just waved a flag. Now flags are worn. The fashion flags can be found at Olympic Park and around London as shift dresses and smocks, pants and shorts, hats and shoes, even dangly earrings and bracelets. Theres apparently no gar ment nor nail polish that cant be fashioned into something akin to a national banner. Although the sponsorship police at the International Olympic Committee can stop merchants from using the five Olympic rings, theres no trademark police on flags. Jayne Ody got her rain coat, which was covered in Union Jacks, from Primark, a British store. Her friend Ann Wanklyn was wearing two Welsh flags emblazoned with a dragon that had been sewn together into a simple shift dress. But Wanklyn is not about to claim shes a fashion prin cess Olympic Park is a sporty crowd. You wont see anyone here walking around in heels, I can tell you that, Wanklyn said. Before the games, American athletes were briefed on how to hold the flag should they be lucky enough to win. The U.S. Olympic Committee point ed out a picture of swimmer Missy Franklin displaying the flag properly after win ning gold right hand on stars, left on stripes. The (USOC) take the ambassador program very seriously, said Bill Mallon, a historian. 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