By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Local authorities are investigating a Thursday morning break-in at a central Columbia County restaurant where two male suspects allegedly smashed the establish ments glass front door, went into the business and moved the safe. However, nothing was reported stolen from the restaurant. Deputies were dis patched to an alarm at the Subway restaurant, 4417 SW State Road 47, around 3 a.m. Thursday. The front door glass was shattered, said Sgt. Ed Seifert, Columbia County Sheriffs Office public information offi cer. The safe from the business was moved to the front door area, but not stolen. Seifert said authorities utilized K9 units to track the suspects, but were unable to locate them. He said the investiga tion is ongoing. Detectives are still reviewing video sur veillance, Seifert said. There are no known suspects at this time. Two males are all that we know. By LAURA HAMPSON email@example.com LIVE OAK Although flooding has receded, support for Tropical Storm Debby victims is still flow ing. Suwannee Valley Flood Jam at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park kicks off today with music, auctions and community fellowship to benefit flood victims in Columbia, Suwannee and Hamilton counties. Admission is free for residents of Columbia, Suwannee and Hamilton Counties with identification. For other visitors, tickets are $20 per day at the gate. Two-day tickets with primitive camping are $65 at the gate. All money raised during the event will go to flood victims through United Way of the Suwannee Valley and Love INC, a Suwannee County coalition of churches. Music starts at noon today and continues Saturday from noon until almost 2 a.m. Sunday. The lineup consists of more than 30 artists including Peter Rowan, The Lee Boys, Jamie Davis, The Swingin Johnsons, The Heavy Pets, The Legendary JCs, Donna the Buffalo. There will be food and craft ven dors, camping, activities and a silent auction, on site and online. So far more than 500 tickets have been sold from outside the area, said Steve Briscoe, co-organizer and owner of 1st Street Music & Sound Co. in Lake City. We are anticipating a pretty good turnout, he said. The flood jam is designed to reach outside the area for assis tance, as many residents were per sonally affected or are tapped out from helping, he said. The jam is also intended to give residents a fun break and let others know there are still people recover ing from the flood, he said. We want people to come out and enjoy themselves, he said. Attendees have the opportunity CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ............... 4A People ................. 2A Obituaries ............. 5A Advice & Comics ...... 6B, 7B Puzzles ................. 7B TODAY IN PEOPLE Downey falls down, gets hurt. COMING SUNDAY Local News Roundup. 90 71 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75LAKECITYREPORTER COM WEEKEND EDITION 1A Swamp People coming to Lake City From staff reports Swamp People are coming to Lake City. R.J. and Jay Paul, the father-and-son alligator hunting team from the pop ular History Channel televi sion program, will make an appearance at the Kiwanis Club of Lake Citys Big Boy Toys Expo in October. R.J. and Jay Paul will be available for a few hours at the show and will meet Expo visitors on a firstcome, first-served basis on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for the R.J. and Jay Paul event for $50 each. VIP tickets to the event will guarantee a meet-and-greet experience with R.J. and Jay Paul, a pho tograph, a souvenir lanyard and a continental breakfast with the two stars. There are only 200 tick ets available for the VIP event inside the Expo. To purchase a VIP ticket, call a Kiwanis representative at (386) 758--0959. We were looking for entertainment to step up our show, said Teena Peavey, promotions and marketing chairman for Kiwanis Club of Lake City. We think having these guys here in Lake City will be a big draw for our entire region. Lake City Kiwanian Sandy Swilley and her hus band, Rick, visited other similar expos and saw mem bers of the Swamp People TV show visiting with fans at the event and brought the idea back home to one of the Big Boy Toys Expo organizer Steve Briscoe. Steve got on the phone and got the details together about getting them here, Peavey said. R.J. and Jay Paul were available that weekend, so we booked COURTESY PHOTO Swamp People television series stars R.J. (left) and Jay Paul Molinere will visit Lake City in October and make an appearance at the Lake City Kiwanis Club Big Boy Toys Show. Flood Jam benefit County okays business loan COURTESY PHOTO Crews unload speakers and sound equipment at the stage in the woods inside the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park north of Live Oak Thursday afternoon. The Suwannee River Flood Jam benefit concert opens today and continues all day Saturday. Music event to raise funds R.J. and Jay Paul will visit Kiwanis event this fall. An online auction also will help flood victims benefit.Vol. 138, No 147 Flood Jam The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak will host the Flood Jam two days of music and community, including 30 bands on Aug. 1718. One hundred percent of net profits from the event will be used to assist those affected by the devastat ing flooding brought on by Tropical Storm Debby. Guests are asked to bring school supply donations. In addition, the online auction is live. Instruments, art work, music memorabilia, appliances and more are being auctioned. 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. 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 organized by Take Stock in Children graduate Takesha Armstrong. Take Stock in Children is a nonprofit 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. 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 inter ested in being environ mental 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. Hope service The Power of Hope Service at New Mt. Pisgah AME Church, 345 NE Washington St., 3 p.m. Aug. 19. Join us for a time of wor ship and fellowship. Food and fellowship will follow the service. Tammy Johns of Christ Central Church will be the guest speaker. By HANNAH O. BROWN firstname.lastname@example.org Columbia County com missioners approved a request from the Economic Development Advisory Board to lend $86,000 to CMS Staffing, a local medi cal staffing company, for renovations to move into a larger facility. The recommendation was the first issued by the EDAB under the local incentive ordinance, the document that gives the EDAB the authority to evaluate and make recommendations to the board of county com missioners concerning eco nomic development. This is a way to help our local businesses grow, county commissioner Ron Williams said. Its a win, win situation for local busi nesses and this commu nity. The recommendation outlines a loan for the busi ness, awarded at zero per cent interest and amortized over a 10-year period. CMS Staffing plans to create 22 new permanent jobs with salaries at 182 per cent in excess of current per capita income rates. EDAB legal consultant Joel Foreman said the loan will be secured at minimum by personal property pur chased with loan. The county is protected through this if in fact there is a default, Foreman said. Commissioner Rusty DePratter commended the EDAB for their efforts. I think the reason the economic development board was created was to do just this, DePratter said. Commissioner Stephen Bailey agreed, saying, I have absolutely no second thoughts whatever of doing this. The board also approved a request from the Charter Review Commission to allocate $14,499 for public education of the proposed amendments to the county COUNTY continued on 8A SWAMP continued on 8A Commissioners approve request from local EDA. JAM continued on 8A Subway burglars cant get safe Police say two male suspects on the loose.
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Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that con taminates body and spirit, perfect ing holiness out of reverence for God. 2 Corinthians 7:1 NIV TAMPA A 27-yearold woman was arrested and charged with threat ening to blow up a child care center after sending a text message to a local reporter. Hillsborough County deputies say the reporter received a text Wednesday saying the person had to make threats to be heard and was going to blow up a child care center. The cen ter was searched, but no devices were found. Deputies figured out that the text message was sent by a woman named Recia Henry, who they say admitted to sending the threat to the reporters phone. Henry was charged with threatening to discharge a destructive device. She was being held at the Hillsborough County Jail, and it wasnt immediately known whether she had an attorney. Reality contestant gets sentence TAMPA A man who once appeared on Bravos Millionaire Matchmaker TV show has been sen tenced to eight years in federal prison for fraud. The Tampa Tribune reports that Michael Prozer was not a multi-mil lionaire when he showed off a private jet and a sprawling mansion on the TV show. Authorities said those things were facades propped up by money hed swindled and people hed conned. Prozer was sentenced Thursday to eight years and six months in prison for seven federal crimes, including conspiracy, and wire, bank and mail fraud. Prozer admitted to swindling a now-defunct Georgia bank out of a $3 million loan that he never repaid. Prozer paid a code fendant $25,000 to falsify a document claiming he had $20 million on deposit that could be used as collateral. DOC sued for not offering kosher MIAMI The fed eral government has sued Floridas Department of Corrections for not offer ing kosher meals to all prison inmates. In its lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Miami, federal officials say that by refusing to offer the strict religious diet in line with Jewish beliefs, the state forces hundreds of its prisoners to violate their core religious beliefs on a daily basis. The Justice Department says Florida is violating a federal law that prohibits state and local govern ments imposing burdens on prisoners ability to worship. The government wants the kosher meal pro gram reinstated. A message left Thursday morning for the state cor rections spokeswoman was not immediately returned. 1 dead, 2 rescued when boat sinks FORT MEADE Divers found the body of a central Florida boater who went missing after his boat sank in Lake Hendry. Polk County Sheriffs officials say three men were fishing on the lake Wednesday night when their 10-foot John boat sank. The Orlando Sentinel reports the sheriffs office received a distress call shortly after 7 p.m. Two men were rescued and deputies and divers began searching for the missing boater. No further details were immediately available. Counties plan for BP oil spill fines PANAMA CITY BEACH Leaders of Floridas 23 Gulf Coast counties said Thursday they want to stick together and fight for their share of a potential $5 billion to $20 billion windfall from fines levied against BP and other com panies involved in the mas sive 2010 oil spill. Federal officials and the companies are mired in litigation and negotiations to determine the amount of fines for violations of the Clean Water Act. The fine, based on the size of the spill and the extent of each companys negligence, could bring millions to individual Florida counties. The Florida Association of Counties hopes to organize the eight Florida counties most affected by the spill and 15 counties that had lesser impacts into a consortium that will determine how the money is divided and spent. The group held a pre liminary meeting about the plan on Thursday. We have no idea how soon the federal dollars will flow. They could reach a settlement in two weeks or it could take three years, Chris Holley, executive director of the association, told the group. Woman charged after sending text to reporter n Associated Press LOS ANGELES Production on Iron Man 3 is on hold after star Robert Downey Jr. hurt his foot during filming. Marvel Studios said Thursday that Downey was injured while performing a stunt and there will be a short delay in production while he recuperates. The 47-year-old actor is shoot ing the third installment in the superhero franchise in North Carolina. Iron Man 3 is set for release next summer. Downey plays billionaire playboy Tony Stark and Gwyneth Paltrow is his love, Pepper Potts. Guy Pearce and Ben Kingsley also star. Downey also appeared as his Stark/Iron Man character earlier this sum mer in The Avengers. The actor also unveiled a clip of the forthcoming Iron Man flick at ComicCon last month. Olympian Lochte has 90210 cameo LOS ANGELES Olympic champion Ryan Lochte put his toe in the act ing pool for a cameo appear ance on the CW drama series 90210. The former Florida Gator swimmer says it was his first acting gig and he was really nervous because he didnt want to mess it up. He says everyone was really nice. They helped me out, adding: Hopefully, I killed it through the end. Lochte won five medals, including two gold medals, in swimming events at the London Olympics. The 90210 episode with Lochte will air at 9 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 29. The shows produc ers say theres no water involved in the scene, add ing that Lochte deserves a little rest on dry land. NFL Network will be on Cablevision NEW YORK Cablevision customers will be getting some more football. The NFL Network and Cablevision announced a deal Thursday to bring the network to that cable system starting Friday. The network, which carries a series of Thursday night games, has carriage deals with eight of the nine larg est cable or satellite compa nies with the exception of Time Warner. Cablevision customers will also be able to purchase separately NFL RedZone, a Sunday afternoon chan nel that provides quick highlights of scoring plays around the league. Bobby Brown back in rehab NEW YORK Bobby Brown has checked him self into rehab. Browns representative said in an email Thursday that the R&B singer checked into a confiden tial rehabilitation center last week as part of his agreement following his March arrest for drunken driving in Los Angeles. His publicist says that Browns plea agreement in the case requires that he requires that he get treatment for alcohol use. His attorney Christopher Brown says in a statement that Brown takes his agreement very seriously. The 43-year-old singer is the former husband of Whitney Houston, who died this year. Robert Downey Jr arrives for the European Premiere of The Avengers, in London. Representatives at Marvel Entertainment announced that Downey Jr. sustained an injury to his foot while performing a stunt on the set of Iron Man 3. ASSOCIATED PRESS n Associated Press
LAKE CITY REPORTER NATION FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 3A 3A FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH LAKE CITY INVITES ALL SCHOOL CHILDREN TO A BACK TO SCHOOL BASH Saturday, August 18th 2 PM PLAY CARNIVAL GAMES FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES Pens Pencils Crayons Marker Sets Folders FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 697 SW BAYA AVENUE FELLOWSHIP HALL PHONE 386-752-0670 Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida election offi cials announced Thursday that they have signed a formal agreement with federal authorities to let the state use an immigra tion database to screen voters. State officials have for months been seek ing approval to use the database to see if some registered voters were non-U.S. citi zens and ineligible to vote. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security agreed in principle to let the state use the database earlier this summer but it did not sign a binding agreement until this week. The departments database tracks anyone who has entered the country legally but it does not include information on illegal immigrants or natural-born citizens. State officials will initially use the data base to screen the names of some 2,600 registered voters the state initially suspected were ineligible. The state distributed this list to county election officials back in April. But many counties stopped using that list after find ing it contained more than 500 people who were citizens. The list did lead to the indictment of a Canadian citizen on charges of illegally registering and voting in Broward County. State officials also plan to slowly begin to compare drivers license informa tion and voter registration data to see if there are other potentially ineligible voters. This list of names would then be checked against the federal system known as the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements, or SAVE, database We have an obligation to ensure Floridas voter rolls are accurate and accessing the SAVE database greatly improves our ability to accomplish that goal, as well as ensure the overall integrity of our elections, said Secretary of State Ken Detzner in a statement. It will likely cost Florida thousands of dollars to go ahead with its voter purge since the state will have to pay the federal government .50 cents for every name it checks on the immigration database. The issue has pitted the Democratic Obama administration against the Republican administration of Gov. Rick Scott, a conservative with tea party sup port. State will use database to screen immigrant voters Associated Press GREER, S.C. Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney declared Thursday he has paid at least 13 percent of his income in federal taxes every year for the past decade, offering that new detail while still decrying a small-minded fascination over returns he will not release. President Barack Obamas campaign shot back in doubt: Prove it. Campaigning separately, Romney and running mate Paul Ryan also scrambled to explain their views on overhauling Medicare, the health care program relied on by millions of seniors. Romney, the former company CEO, set up a whiteboard to make his case with a marker, while lawmaker Ryan resorted to congressional process lan guage to explain why his budget plan includes the same $700 billion Medicare cut that he and Romney are assailing Obama for endorsing. Essentially, Ryan said, he had to do it because Obama did it first. Politically, both topics tie into major elements of the presidential race less than three months before the election: how well the candidates relate to the daily concerns and to the life circumstances of typi cal voters. Democrats are using the tax issue to raise doubts about Romneys trustworthiness or, as Republicans contend, to dis tract from a weak economic recovery under Obama. Romneys comments in South Carolina at a news conference designed to focus on Medicare showed that he remains sensitive to criticism of his tax payments but still is determined to release no more than two years of records despite contrary advice from some promi nent Republicans. The Obama campaign has aired an ad that, with out evidence, raises the prospect that Romney paid no taxes some years. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., elevated that suggestion by claiming, also without proof, that an anonymous source told him Romney had not paid taxes for 10 years. I did go back and look at my taxes and over the past 10 years I never paid less than 13 percent, Romney told reporters after he land ed in South Carolina for a fundraising event. I think the most recent year is 13.6 or something like that. So I paid taxes every single year. Aides later said Romney meant to say 13.9 percent, the amount he already dis closed for his 2010 federal return. On average, middle income families, those mak ing from $50,000 to $75,000 a year, pay 12.8 percent of their income in federal taxes, according to the non partisan Joint Committee on Taxation. In 2010 and 2011, Romney made about $21 million a year. Romney is able to keep his tax rate low because most of his income is from investments, which are generally taxed at a lower rate than wages. That type of legal tax figuring is something Obama has pro posed changing, although his campaign notably said nothing about Romneys self-described tax rate itself. Instead, the campaign targeted only Romneys truthfulness, refusing to accept his answer and pressuring him to release years of earlier tax returns. Prove it, said Obama spokeswoman Lis Smith. Given Mitt Romneys secrecy about his returns, coupled with the revela tions in just the one return we have seen to date and the inconsistencies between this one return and his other financial dis closures, he has forfeited the right to have us take him just at his word. Reids office said much the same. Romney demand ed that Reid put up the name of his anonymous source. Given the challenges that America faces 23 million people out of work, Iran about to become nucle ar, one out of six Americans in poverty the fascina tion with taxes Ive paid I find to be very small-mind ed, Romney said. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have released their returns for the years since 2000. The Obamas paid 20.5 percent in federal income taxes in 2011. Ryan, meanwhile, found himself doing his own explaining. He and Romney have launched a new strat egy this week of criticiz ing Obama for taking more than $700 billion in Medicare funds to help pay for his health care overhaul. Yet those same cuts are in a House Republican budget blue print authored by Ryan. A reporter pressed him on the issue during a stop at a hot dog restaurant in Warren, Ohio. His explanation was that the Medicare cuts were part of the existing base line budget, including the Obama health care law he opposes. It gets a little wonky, but it was already in the baseline, Ryan said. We would never have done it in the first place. Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney writes on a white board as he talks about Medicare during a news conference at Spartanburg International Airport, Thursday. Romney says he always paid at least 13 percent taxes Associated Press
Openmouthinsertfoot ONE OPINION JournalismÂ’s old order is passing Why isnÂ’t anyone talking about foreign policy? 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 Â—Â“Newspapers get things done!Â” 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 writerÂ’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Gas pricesrise andMr. Obamasweats Q The Washington Times Q The Washington Post OPINION Friday & Saturday, August 17-18, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AOPINION ANOTHER VIEW I t has been a tough couple of years for journalism, particularly for us old guys. Aside from the continu-ing travails of the nationÂ’s newspapers, the Â“business,Â” as we liked to call it, has lost some of its leading lights, and the struggle for the peopleÂ’s right to know is worse off because of it. Alfred Lord Tennyson, in relating the death of Arthur, said, Â“The old order changeth.Â” In this case, it hasnÂ’t been for the better. It is hard to imagine how report-ing on public affairs has been enhanced by the art of blogging or tweeting without the benefit of measured thought or the vetting of facts. But that is the future, God help us, of a profession once proudly dedicated to the proposi-tion that the best defense of lib-erty is an informed populace. All the news thatÂ’s fit to tweet -you have to be kidding. If that seems a bit melodramatic, so be it. Most of us believed in the mission, and that inspired us to keep working even with the enormous gap between what we made and what we might have earned exerting the same energy in other endeavors. It wasnÂ’t for the money. It was for the love of the game and the conviction we were part of something really important. Few epitomized that dedication more than four of our best who left us after years of service to the First Amendment. David Broder, the king of Washington punditry, slipped away in March of 2011, leaving a major hole in coverage of the national political scene. First for the old Washington Star and then for The Washington Post, Broder chronicled and analyzed the elec-torateÂ’s twists and turns and its choices for public office perhaps better than anyone in the history of journalism. He translated the most byzantine scenarios for us and did so in simple, straightfor-ward Midwestern English. And he was disconcertingly right in his predictions. Then there was Jim McCartney, whose unabashed liberality and toughness in decades of accurate and inspired Washington reporting was a daily must for readers of the Chicago Daily News and then Knight Ridder newspapers. He was a bon vivant with an Irish charm hard to match even when he knew he was dying of cancer and he always could be counted on to tell the truth. He died in May of 2011. Last month, Bill Raspberry also moved on. He was a philoso-pher, teacher and voice of reason in civil rights, and his Washington Post columns were journalistic gems couched in the literate but plain speak of his Southern and Midwestern roots. After his retirement, Duke University students benefited from his knowledge -as we all had through his friendship and camaraderie. Then last Saturday came news of the passing of Jim Naughton, the brilliant clown prince of our often-irreverent trade. He was the guy who never took himself too seriously, and his gentle pranks kept us grinning through the explosive 1970s as nothing else could. Examples abound: The sheep he put in the room of a fel-low reporter, the chicken head he wore at a presidential press conference, the cheap lighter he Â“stoleÂ” from me but claimed for years and years that he hadnÂ’t. How can one not love a guy who tells his editors one morn-ing that he is on the trail of a story about the planet Uranus and then sends them a tele-gram late that afternoon saying, Â“Scratch Uranus, have gone to Philadelphia.Â” That was on his final day at the New York Times, which he left for the Philadelphia Inquirer. But donÂ’t be fooled. From his days at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Times and the Inquirer, Naughton was one of the best pure reporters and edi-tors who ever struck a typewriter key or put a pencil to copy, a perceptive witness to the pass-ing parade who never lost sight of what his job was. He passed along the insights and enthusi-asm in his last gig as president of the respected Poynter Institute. Yeah, itÂ’s been a tough couple of years for journalism. The melancholy one normally feels in these dog days of summer has intensified with the sad realiza-tion that the Â“old orderÂ” may never be sufficiently replaced. N ational security and foreign policy have received short shrift in the 2012 presi-dential election campaign. Mitt Romney made a quick swing through Britain, Israel and Poland to suggest he would repair strained relations with AmericaÂ’s closest allies. President Barack Obama has repeatedly reminded voters that he gave the order to kill Osama bin Laden. ThatÂ’s about it. Consequential international issues should be part of the debate. Among them: In Seoul on March 26 Obama was caught on tape assuring then-Russian presi-dent Dmitry Medvedev, Russian strongman Vladimir PutinÂ’s fac-totum, that he would have Â“more flexibilityÂ” after the U.S. presi-dential election. He stressed that this would be Â“my last electionÂ” -implying that once that chore was out of the way he would no longer need worry about voters and what they think. What was Obama promising to be more flexible about? The microphone picked up the phrase: Â“these issues -but particularly missile defense.Â” Putin, of course, has long been adamant that the U.S. leave itself permanently vulnerable to a Russian missile attack, that the U.S. not use its cutting-edge technology to protect people and property from offen-sive missiles that might by fired by Russians. Even good reporters persistently get this wrong. They talk about PutinÂ’s Â“fearsÂ” that American mis-sile defenses would be Â“aimedÂ” at Russia. But American missile defenses can be aimed at only one thing: missiles targeting America or AmericaÂ’s allies. You aim a spear; you donÂ’t aim a shield. There are Americans who agree with Putin, arguing that the Cold War doctrine of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) worked well and should be main-tained. On the other side are those who contend that we now have the know-how to prevent offensive missiles fired by any nation from reaching their intend-ed victims, and that we should put this knowledge to use -for both strategic and moral reasons. Election campaigns are meant to be great battles of ideas. Surely, decisions about the strategy for defending American lives are worth a speech or two. One also has to wonder: If, a year or so from now, Americans learn what Obama was telling the Kremlin and donÂ’t like it, will they ask why no one -not the Â“watchdogsÂ” in the major media, not their repre-sentatives in Congress, and not even the presidentÂ’s opponent -made a serious effort to warn them? D onÂ’t look now, but gas prices are beginning to bite hard again. ThatÂ’s bad news for President Obama, who, until now, might have thought he had gotten lucky when prices dropped earlier in this critical election year. As the energy issue makes the campaign trail bumpier, Mr. Obama has no one to blame but himself. The average price of a gallon of gas at the pump has jumped to $3.70, more than 30 cents higher than just six weeks ago. This means the cost has climbed more than halfway back to its high for the year, which was $3.94 in April. Market analysts point the finger at a host of fac-tors for the rapid escalation, including fears of conflict with Iran, summer-driving-season increases, a better-than-expected July jobs report that boosted oil futures and, most recently, a California refinery fire that could reduce West Coast gas supplies by nearly 10 percent. Some gas stations in the Los Angeles area already are selling fuel at $4.50 a gallon. Underlying the immediate reasons for repeated price spikes over the course of Mr. ObamaÂ’s 31/2 years in office are his per-sistent moves to choke off fossil-fuel production while claiming to do the opposite. The presidentÂ’s purported Â“all of the aboveÂ” ener-gy policy doesnÂ’t apply to bounti-ful resources below ground. The disparity between White House word and deed shouldnÂ’t go unnoticed. ItÂ’s not bad luck that has caused gas prices to soar from $1.95 when Mr. Obama took office but the result of deliberate efforts by his left-wing adminis-tration to drive up pump costs to make greenie energy sources appear affordable by compari-son. Americans are feeling the drag on their bottom line as the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index fell last week to a two-month low. Â“We canÂ’t waitÂ” is what many voters think about a change of national leadership on Election Day. W hile most people were debating Vice President BidenÂ’s infamous Tuesday commentary on shackling, we found ourselves more disheartened by his pandering comment on Social Security, delivered the same afternoon to little response Â— maybe because pandering is no longer news. As has been by now widely discussed, Mr. Biden told a heavily African American audi-ence that Republican Mitt Romney, if elected president, was Â“going to put yÂ’all back in chains.Â” Mr. Romney read the remark as a reference to slavery and proclaimed himself to be highly affronted. Our view: The Biden comment was dumb and uncalled for, the Romney reac-tion tactical and over the top. On the same trip to southern Virginia, Mr. Biden wandered into the Coffee Break Cafe in Stuart. According to the White House pool report, when a diner there said, Â“IÂ’m glad you all are not talking about doing anything with Social Security,Â” Mr. Biden responded: Â“Hey, by the way, letÂ’s talk about Social Security. Number one, I guarantee you, flat guarantee you, there will be no changes in Social Security. I flat guarantee you.Â” Why is this so depressing? Because, as Mr. Biden knows, Social Security is going broke. If Â“no changesÂ” are made, then by 2033 the program will not be able to pay benefits as promised. Is Â“going brokeÂ” too strong? Well, letÂ’s ask the experts Â— the trustees of the Social Security Trust Fund, who include President ObamaÂ’s Treasury, labor, and health and human services secretaries. In their annual report in April Â— deliv-ered, as it happens, to Mr. Biden, in his capacity as Senate president Â— the trustees noted that the disability portion of the trust fund Â“becomes exhausted in 2016, so legislative action is needed as soon as possible.Â” The overall fund, combining retirement and disability, will Â“become exhausted and unable to pay scheduled benefits in full on a timely basis in 2033.Â” That leaves Congress with four choic-es, the trustees explained: raise the payroll tax, reduce benefits, devote other revenue to Social Security or some combination. Now, hereÂ’s the really depressing part: Everyone agrees that fixing Social Security is the easy one Â— far easier than reining in Medicare, Medicaid and other health-care costs. In response to our inquiry, White House officials said that Mr. BidenÂ’s Â“flat guaranteeÂ” was not meant to convey a change in administration position, which they said is best understood from Mr. ObamaÂ’s 2011 State of the Union address, which called for Â“a bipartisan solution to strengthen Social Security for future generations.Â” That speech was hardly a profile in courage: Mr. Obama opposed Â“slashingÂ” benefits for future retirees. But that presum-ably (if tacitly) left room for trim-ming benefits. The president went further in failed negotia-tions with House Speaker John Boehner last summer, putting on the table changes in the way Social Security cost-of-living adjustments are calculated. By contrast, the vice presidentÂ’s hearty assurances, like so much in this campaign, will make even more difficult the governing decisions that become more expensive and more painful with every year. Dan K. Thomasson Q Dan K. Thomasson is former editor of Scripps Howard News Service. Cliff May Q Clifford D. May is president of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a policy institute focusing on terrorism.
Ned Fuller DicksNed Fuller Dicks, 84, died Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the Lake City Medical Center. He was born here in Columbia County to the late Drew and Mary Jane (Jones) Dicks and has stayed here all his life. He retired from the Department of Transportation in 1990 after 35 years of service. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who enjoyed doing small engine repair, and was a member of Hopeful Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and his wife of 50 years, Lois Dicks. Survivors include his children, Betty, Bobby (Kathy), Peggy (Porky) and Johnny; brothers, Roosevelt and Wayne Dicks of Lake City, FL & Archie of Eng-land; sisters, Louise Crews, Gay Roberts, & Quinn Boone all of Lake City, FL; 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conduct-ed at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Au-gust 18, 2012 at Hopeful Baptist Church with Dr. Rodney Baker RIFLDWLQJ,QWHUPHQWZLOOIROORZin Hopeful Baptist Church Cem-etery. Visitation with the family will be at the church one hour prior to service time (10:00 a.m. DP,QOLHXRIRZHUVthe family asks that donations be made to the Hopeful Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 289 SE Hopeful Drive, Lake City, FL 32025. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, (386) 752-1954 is in charge of arrangements. Please sign our family guest book at www.gatewayforestlawn.comJames Thomas GermanyJames Thomas Germany, 55, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the North Florida Regional Medi-cal Center. He was born in Lake City to the late Leon & Narvilla (Dennis) Germany. He had been a self employed auto mechanic who enjoyed working with nuts and bolts. He was a kind and loving father and grandfather who was a devoted NASCAR fan, had a good sense of humor and enjoyed helping others. Survivors include his wife, Eliz-abeth Germany of Lake City, FL; daughter, Kimberly Keen; step daughters, Christy Brannon & Jennifer Taylor all of Lake City, FL; step-son, Richie Hosmer of Tallahassee, FL; brother, Leon :*HUPDQ\,,,RI+XQWHUV ville, NC; sister, Melanie Green (George) of Lake City, FL; 10 grandchildren also survive. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, (386) 752-1954. ,QOLHXRIRZHUVWKHIDPLO\UH quests donations be sent to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025 (386-752-1954) is in charge of arrangements. Please sign our family guestbook at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Betty Hoffman TannenbaumBetty Hoffman Tannenbaum, who led a life of kindness, calm and grace for more than 50 years in her beloved Lake City, passed away from complications of a massive stroke. She was two months from her 89th birthday.Â“Mrs. T,Â” as she was widely and affectionately known, was one of Columbia CountyÂ’s most respected citizens and business OHDGHUV6KHSHUVRQLHGIDVK ion, civic responsibility and had a deep love for her children, her family and her community. Betty, the youngest of nine children of David and Devo-rah Hoffman, was born in Buf-falo, New York, where she was a Regent Scholar in chemis-try and received the DAR award for Good Citizenship. She determined early that she wanted a life in fashion, de-VLJQDQGEXVLQHVV,QVKHmarried Melvin Tannenbaum, who shared those interests. 7KH\PRYHGUVWWR5LFKPRQGVirginia, and then Charleston, South Carolina, where Mel pursued a career in retailing. While living in Charleston they saw an ad in Â“WomenÂ’s Wear DailyÂ” about a store for sale in North Florida. Betty and Mel bought the Lovely Shop and moved to Lake City in 1950.Over the years they success-fully built a high-end womenÂ’s clothing business, turning it into a vibrant downtown asset. The Tannenbaums were a vital part of Columbia CountyÂ’s growth, and, in addition to its reputation in fashion, the Lovely Shop was revered for its inclusiveness and concern for customers from all walks of life and economic means.Mrs. TÂ’s respect for her customer was legendary; she always saw the best in people. 6KHRIWHQVDLG,QDVPDOOtown you become part of your customersÂ’ lives. You become friends. Their happiness is yours. Their heartache is yours.Â”Betty Tannenbaum had impecca-ble taste and felt that the women of Lake City deserved to have the same choices in fashion as women in big cities. To that end, she made frequent buying trips to New York City and, in 1963 with her husband, an extended buying trip to Europe, and she sponsored WKHUVWIDVKLRQVKRZVLQ&ROXP bia County at the WomenÂ’s Club and Lake City Country Club.Mrs. T brought major national name brands to Lake City. When she introduced Estee Lauder cosmetics to the Lovely Shop she delighted in the knowledge that hers was the smallest store in the nation to carry the line.The 1960s were pivotal in her business and personal life.The Tannenbaums remodeled the downtown Lovely Shop into a spacious modern department VWRUHIRUZRPHQ,WZDVNQRZQfor its pink brick exterior and in-novative interior design -its high FHLOLQJVDQGLWVVXQNHQRRUHGoctagon-shaped coat, dress, suit and wedding gown department. Meanwhile, the Plaza Lovely Shop opened as a branch in /DNH&LW\VUVWVKRSSLQJFHQWHUThen in 1966, her much-loved and admired husband, Mel, died suddenly at age 45. Betty Tannenbaum, then 43, began her next journey: keeping the two stores going and growing, while rearing and educating three children all on her own. At a time when few women held multiple roles as business-own-er, breadwinner and mother, VKHGLGDOOWKDWDQGRXULVKHG,Q-XO\WUDJHG\VWUXFNDsecond time. The Lovely Shop burned to the ground. Once again, Betty Tannenbaum faced adversity squarely and moved forward with determination. The Lovely Shop moved to its entire business to its second location in Southtown Square and even-tually to Gleason Corner Mall.After hearing repeatedly from customers and friends that the Lovely Shop belonged back downtown, Mrs. T decided to return the store to Marion Street, not far from its origi-nal location, where it re-mained for the next decade.,QDIWHU\HDUVLQ business, the Lovely Shop closed. Betty Tannenbaum was 78. She had owned the business for 52 \HDUV,WZDVWKHHQGRIDQHUDOver the years Betty was a member of the Garden Club, Business and Professional Women, the WomenÂ’s Club, the Lake City Country Club, Congregation Ahaveth Chesed in Jacksonville, and she was a key contributor to the early growth of the Lake City Cham-EHURI&RPPHUFH,QKRQRURIher steady vision for Lake City, February 4, 2002, was named Â“Betty Tannenbaum Day.Â”Betty is survived by son, Douglas Tannenbaum, and wife, Donita, of Lake City; daugh-ters, Susan Tannenbaum and husband, Wick Rowland, of Boulder, Colorado, and Bar-bara Tannenbaum and hus-band, Henry David Epstein of Chevy Chase, Maryland. She is survived too by her beloved grandchildren, David Hoffman Tannenbaum and his wife, Mary, and Deborah Alford Tannen-baum and Lola Melaine Tannen-baum Epstein, as well as great grandchildren, Aliyah, Zachary and Alexander Tannenbaum. Other survivors include her brother, Paul, and wife, Deana +RIIPDQLQ(YDQVWRQ,OOLQRLVand many nieces and nephews.,QNHHSLQJZLWKKHUZLVKHV Betty TannenbaumÂ’s intern-ment in Lake City will be at-tended by her family Wednes-day morning, August 22.A reception to honor her legacy of warmth, kindness and leader-ship will follow from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the WomenÂ’s Club of Lake City. Doug, Susan and Barbara invite all to attend. They are asking friends and custom-ers to write recollections of their mother, her Lovely Shop and Lake City for a memory book. 5A Obituaries are paid advertise-ments. For details, call the Lake City ReporterÂ’s classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Rick Burnham at 754-0424 or bye-mail at rburnham@ lakecityreporter.com.Aug. 17Flood JamThe Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak will host the Flood Jam Â— two days of music and community, including 30 bands Â— on Aug. 17-18. One hundred percent of net profits from the event will be used to assist those affected by the devastat-ing flooding brought on by Tropical Storm Debby. Guests are asked to bring school supply donations. In addition, the online auction is live. Instruments, art-work, music memorabilia, appliances and more are being auctioned.Aug. 18 Back to school bashFirst 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. Scholarship bake saleA bake sale to benefit Take Stock in Children is 12 Â– 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. Businesses and individu-als donate the money for the scholarships which are matched 100 percent through the Florida Prepaid Foundation. Applications for Take Stock in Children are available in the spring for eligible eighth grader students. For more infor-mation on Take Stock in Children, please call (386) 754-4392.Girl Scout RecruitmentGirl 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 Â– 12th grade. For more informa-tion please call Sandra Caslow at (866) 868-6307.Gardening workshopPlants for North Florida Landscapes will be Saturday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Downtown Public Library. Learn about orna-mental plants that are well adapted to Florida and will look great in your home landscape. Martha Ann Ronsonet, UF Master Gardener and author, will show you beautiful land-scape plants that will thrive. This is a free UF/IFAS Extension workshop and everyone is welcome.Aug. 19Prehistory programBarbara Hines, outreach coordinator with the Florida Public Archaeology Network will discuss the differ-ent culture periods in FloridaÂ’s Prehistory, from Paleoindian times up until the Historic Period 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Main Library. This will be a fun program, using basic, easy to understand terms, that is appropriate for both adults and chil-dren.Aug. 21Free Zumba classThere will be free Zumba classes for back to school at the Richardson Community Center, 225 NE Coach Anders Lane, Aug. 21 and 23 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Zumba is $5 per class or $20 a month there after. For more information call 466-7747. Art LeagueThe Art League of North Florida will hold its month-ly meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. The com-munity is invited to attend as guests. There will be refreshments, fellowship, a short meeting and a speak-er. The speaker this month is Brian Ainsworth, with a presentation of Â“Framing Your Art for Professional Impact.Â”Aug. 23Class of Â‘72 meetingThe Columbia County High School class of 1972 will hold a reunion meet-ing beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Beef OÂ’Bradys. For more information, contact George H. Hudson Jr. at (386) 623-2066.Grief workshopThe Journey Through Grief: Reflections on Healing will be offered to the public on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd (Lake City Plaza). The work-shop, facilitated by Jerry Tyre, will offer an over-view of grief and healing while coping with a recent loss. There is no cost. For information or to regis-ter, contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411 or 866-642-0962. The Wings Education Center is a pro-gram of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast.Aug. 24 Elks eventB&S Combs Elks Lodge number 1599, 1688 NE Washington St., will be hosting its first Exalted Ruler Black Tie Affair on Aug, 24 at 7:30 p.m. There will be an awards ceremony, good food and good music for a dona-tion of $25. Come out and enjoy and evening with the Elks Family. Contact Carlos Brown at 288-6235 for information.Aug. 25 Back to school youthPresley Excel and Scholars Program invites each of you to a Back-ToSchool Youth Worship and Praise Service for all of the students 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Union A.M. E. Church, 357 Northwest Queen Rd. The speaker for the occasion will be Chief Argatha Gilmore of the Lake City Police Department. There will also be youth participa-tion from the community. For additional informa-tion please contact: Oni Allen, Patricia Carter, Destiny Hill, Sandra Price or Bernice Presley at 752-4074. Thank you for sup-porting our outstanding youth dignitaries. UF Extension Family FunUF/IFAS Columbia County Extension and Columbia County 4H invite all youth and adults to the Extension Family Fun Day Celebration held Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake City Mall.There will be fun and edu-cational exhibits and pre-sentations in the areas of Horticulture, Agronomy, Livestock and Natural Resources, Family Food and Nutrition, Family Youth and Community Sciences and local 4H clubs. For more informa-tion contact Columbia County Extension at 752-5384. Good-hearted Lulu LadiesThe Lulu Ladies of the Community furnish school supplies for the teachers at Eastside Elementary School each year in addition to pillows for the American Cancer Society. Pictured with this yearÂ’s gifts are (left to right) Peggy Parrish, Jeanette Bonilla, Francis Richardso n, Sylvia Carter, Marilyn Clemmons, Ruth Newsome, Delores Schmid, and Catharine Griffin. Not pictur ed are Eva Nelson, Sue Hansens and Betty Gillen.COURTESY LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 5A
T he Lord told Jeremiah to write a book. Jeremiah dictated to Baruch the words the Lord spoke to Jeremiah concerning all the things the Lord had said. The Lord had expectations that the house of Judah would read the book, turn from their evil ways and He would forgive them (Jeremiah 36:3). Because Jeremiah was restrict ed from going into the house of the Lord, he gave instructions for Baruch to go in and to read the book to the people of Judah. Jeremiah wanted him to read the book on a day of fasting and when all the people came from their cities (36:6). And so Baruch followed Jeremiahs com mands and read to all the people. In the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah ... in the ninth month, when all the people in Jerusalem and those who came into the city for a fast day were gathered, Baruch read from the book the words of Jeremiah in the house of the Lord (36:10). Then one of those who heard Baruch read from the book went to the kings house and told them what he had heard. Word was sent to Baruch requesting him to read the book to those in the kings house. After the kings officials heard Baruch read the book, they were filled with fear and wanted to report the things in the book to the king. After learning that Jeremiah had dictated all the things in the book which Baruch had read, they warned Baruch to take Jeremiah and go hide. The officials told the king about the book. The king ordered one of them to go get the book and come read it to him. When Jehudi had read three or four columns, the king cut it with a scribes knife and threw it into the fire that was in the brazier, until all the scroll was consumed in the fire that was in the brazier. Yet the king and all his servants who heard all these words were not afraid, nor did they rend their gar ments (36:23, 24). Gods reaction to the king and his servants was not too favor able. The Lord said that the king and his sons would die because he had burned the book which God commissioned Jeremiah to write. Even though the king burned the book, God told Jeremiah to write the same mes sage on another scroll, which he did by dictating the information to Baruch again. There are several reactions that we can have when we have the Bible read to us. We can be so excited about the message that we want other people to hear the same message. These people who hear the message can then want to pass it on to others also. We can read the book and fear can come upon us and thus motivate us to action. A negative reaction can be that we are not moved by the message and ultimately burn the book. However, there is one lesson that we really need to grasp, and that is, that regardless of our reaction to the message, the message has still been writ ten. Just by us destroying the message it will not make the message go away. It will not make it void. Jesus said, Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words shall not pass away (Matthew 24:35). We have different reactions to the Bible. Some are positive and some are negative. Some will lead to the saving of our souls and some to the destruction of our souls. Trying to destroy the Bible, either literally or figura tively, will not destroy the mes sage of God. Let us not be like the king and his servants in that we have no fear from reading the word of God. Let us be like those who wanted to pass the book on to other people. Let us have the desire to make arrangements for other people to read the book. Let us encourage people to react positively to the reading of the book. n Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City, Florida area. All Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless otherwise stated. BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeak email@example.com I n John chapter 10 Jesus presents Himself as The Good Shepherd, not a good shepherd but the Good Shepherd. Most assuredly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shep herd of the sheep. To him the doorkeeper opens and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. And when he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep fol low him for they know his voice. Yet they will by no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him for they do not know the voice of strangers. (vs.1-5) Most assuredly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep (v.7). Then in verse 11 Jesus says I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. The good shepherd tends the sheep, meeting their every need. A look at the work of a good shepherd will help clarify the work of the Lord Jesus Christ. First of all, like a good shepherd, Jesus possesses personal skills. In verse 14 He says I know My sheep and My sheep know me. Is it not great to know that if you are saved today the Lord Jesus knows you by name? This cannot be said of any other founder of any religion. Second, Christ is very emotional toward His sheep. In verse 15 He says I lay down My life for the sheep. He loved us so much that He died in our place. Third, Christ clearly communicates to His sheep. In verse 16 They too will listen (hear) to My voice. It is a blessing to note that during our trying times, if we listen, we will hear the voice of the shepherd directing and comforting us. If a shepherd is to be a good shepherd, he must have vested interest in the sheep. Verses 12 and 13 tell us that the hireling who does not own the sheep will flee at the first sign of trouble; but the good shepherd will not flee. If you are a part of the Good Shepherds flock, the Good Shepherd bought you with a price. The price was His own blood on Calvarys cross. He has vested interest in you. Knowing that the Lord Jesus Christ is our Good Shepherd, we like sheep, should follow Him and ignore the voice of strangers. We must try every spirit to see what sort it is before we follow that spirit. We should follow the Good Shepherd by listening to His voice; knowing that most of His directions come from our read ing and studying His word. We should be ready to follow the Good Shepherd wherever He leads. But to do all this, we must first become a member of the Good Shepherds flock. Jesus said I am the way, the truth, and the life, and no one comes to the Father except through me John 14:6. If you have not made the decision to accept Jesus as your personal savior, please do so before it is eter nally too late. FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, August 17-18, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A 6AF&V BIBLE STUDIES Hugh Sherrill Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org n Hugh G. Sherrill, an ordained minister and Bible teacher at Eastside Baptist Church, is available for revivals. The Good Shepherd Reacting to the Good Book
L ast week we began the true story of Â‘LillyÂ’. We have changed, and omitted names and places to protect the privacy of those involved. Lilly was 21 years old, deaf, locked up and abused, when she became so sick that she could no longer be hidden where her parents had kept her up to this time. The doctor was brought to the house, where he immediately recognized the abusive situation, and notified the authorities. Mercifully, she was taken from her parents and moved to a special home where she was loved and cared for. Her parents were tried and went to prison. Lilly, was sent to a facility for trainable mental-ly emotionally handicapped adults for assessment. She had no communication skills, and when tested, her I.Q. measured between 6 and 10, which is not train-able. They were about to give up on her, when a caring teacher intervened. Â“Let me teach her sign languageÂ… then re-assess her. What have we got to loose?!Â” Further he said, Â“I just want 6 months to try and teach her.Â” The challenges for the teacher and the student were many, as you can only imagine. There was much at stake for Lilly, who was crying out for help. Â‘LillyÂ’sÂ’ special classes began and from day one there was progress. Â‘LillyÂ’ was like a sponge, soaking up infor-mation. It was like someone had flipped a switch. All he had to do was input the information and she seemed to be able to utilize it. She began by learning words and their hand signs, objects and their signs, the sign language alphabet, numbers, and on and on. She had started learning and was not going to stop. Daily learning activities were done, using the Â‘reverse sequenceÂ’ tech-nique to teach Â‘personal careÂ’. When he taught her to tie shoe laces, he let her do the last thing, (pull the loops tight). Then he would do all but the next to last two steps plus pull the laces tight, and so on, till she could do it all. The teacher said, Â“You can teach almost anything by breaking it down into enough steps, and using the reverse sequence technique.Â” In six weeks she had learned over 300 word signs, plus hand signs for all the teachers and staff, and helpers, and all the stu-dents at the school, as well as how to write the words for the signs. Within three months her I.Q. was at 120, she was reading at a seventh grade level. After six months, tested for the last time, she was at 160!!! After 4 years, Â‘LillyÂ’ had graduated from high school. Before she was 30 she had completed her Masters and Doctorate Degree. She had earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and English, a Masters Degree in Special Education for the hearing impaired. How many children have been treated as though they were an Â‘inconve-nienceÂ’, Â‘in the wayÂ’? How many Â‘LillysÂ’ have been crushed? The people were bringing babies and children to Jesus so He could touch them. His disciples rebuked the people for bringing children, they were Â‘in the wayÂ’. Jesus rebuked them, Â“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as theseÂ…Â”(Luke 18:15-17). B ecause you deserve it! This message is delivered to us regularly through countless adver-tisements and TV com-mercials...every product and service promising something you cannot or at least should not want to be without. I wonder how often we have been con-vinced to buy something that did not deliver what was promised...all because we believed we deserved it! According to Romans 16:17-18, the Bible says that people who are serv-ing their own appetites use Â“smooth talk and flattery to deceive the minds of nave people.Â” Proverbs 29:5 also warns Â“whoever flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.Â” This is a warning to be more guarded in the face of flat-tery than an honest repri-mand. Initially, it may not be as pleasant, but at least you will honestly know where you stand. William Penn, founder of the Pennsylvania colony, was once quoted: Â“Avoid flatterers, for they are thieves in disguise.Â” How about that-and he didnÂ’t even have televi-sion! In relation to false advertisement, we can easily make the connec-tion between a flatterer and a thiefÂ…after all, we know those commercials are purposed to make a profit! In relationships, however, we might not always see the correlation as clearly... By definition, flattery is Â“excessive praise from motives of self-interest.Â” Thus it is the motives and not the praise that is the problem. In healthy relationships, our motives should always be for the good of the other person. Honest compliments are always welcome, but deceptive flattery truly is a net for our feet and a thief in disguise. Why is this so? 1) Since the motive for flattery is self-interest, it lays a trap to manipulate behavior from which the flatterer will benefit. If a simple request would be rejected, flattery becomes the tool that serves to deceive and control. 2) Flattery is dangerous to the recipient when it is received, (we might say Â“swallowedÂ… hook, line and sinkerÂ”) and results with pride and conceit causing the per-son to act foolishly. It is worth mentioning that we are all susceptible to flattery because it is human nature to enjoy hearing good things about ourselves, especially the positive opinion of others. Interestingly, the original Hebrew word for flat-tery translates Â“smooth,Â” (hence the caution for a Â“smooth-talkerÂ”) and gives us warning when praise is too easy to swal-low. Wisdom and dis-cernment dictate that we learn to recognize when praise is being Â“laid on a little thick.Â” We must also consider the source. Ask yourself, Â“Would this same person tell me the truth if it were hard to hear?Â” If the answer is yes, enjoy the complement...oth-erwise, look down and beware of the net around your feet... Because your heart matters, Angie 7AReligion HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.net Q Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences, and offers biblical counseling to individuals, couples and families. Jack Exum Jr. email@example.com n Jack Exum Jr. is a freelance writer who lives in Lake City. Because you deserve it The Â‘LillyÂ’ blossoms, grows Aug. 18Gospel singWatertown Congregation Methodist Church will host a gos-pel sing Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. featur-ing the Mercy Mountain Boys and a special guest. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 752-1329. Fish fryThe members of Trinity U.M.C., 248 NE MLK Jr. St., will have a Fish Fry 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. All proceeds to benefit the Music Ministry. The public is wel-come. Back to school bashFirst Presbyterian Church, 697 SW Baya Ave., invites all chil-dren returning 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. Aug. 19Parkview homecoming Parkview Baptist Church, 268 NW Lake Jeffery Rd, will have Homecoming activities Aug. 19, including Sunday School from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., a concert with Dick Burrell. Worship with Joe Butler from 10:30 a.m. to noon and din-ner in Fellowship Hall following Worship Service. For information call 386-752-0681. Church anniversaryThe Pastor and members of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church cordially invite the Lake City/Columbia County commu-nity to join us on Aug. 19 at 11 a.m., as we celebrate our 144th Church Anniversary. Pastor Alvin J. Baker will deliver the message. Family and friends serviceThe Church of Faith and Deliverance Through Christ, 379 NW Long St., will be celebrating their annual Family and Friends Day Service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. The speaker will be Elder Willie J. Lucus, pastor of Grace Holiness Church. Also minister-ing in music will be Zion Temple Holiness Church Choir and solo-ist Sister Andreal Gamble. For more information call 758-1886. Hope serviceThe Power of Hope Service at New Mt. Pisgah AME Church, 345 NE Washington St., 3 p.m. Aug. 19. Join us for a time of wor-ship and fellowship. Food and fellowship will follow the service. Tammy Johns of Christ Central Church will be the guest speaker. New pastor serviceTustenuggee United Methodist Church welcomes Pastor William Peeler on Aug. 19 service at 11 a.m. with dinner on the grounds to follow. Everyone is welcome.Church homecomingPine Grove Baptist Church, 1989 N U.S. Highway 441, will have its 66th annual Homecoming 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Dr. Jimmy Deas will be the guest speaker and music will be by Delivered. There will be a cov-ered dish lunch at noon. Nursery will be provided. For information call 752-2664. Revival Revival at New Beginning Church, on County Road 242, with Rev. Leon Batchelor of Tyler, Texas beginning Sunday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. and continuing Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. nightly. Everyone is cor-dially invited for a great time in the Lord. Youth DayThe Day Spring Missionary Baptist Church will observe Youth Day beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 19. The speaker will be Brother Travis George. There will be vari-ous youth talents presented from other local churches. Everyone is invited to come out and hear this dynamic speaker bring forth the word of God. Refreshments will be served after the service. The church is located at 839 N.E. Congress Ave. Aug. 25 Back to school servicePresley Excel and Scholars Program invites each of you to a Back-ToSchool Youth Worship and Praise Service for all of the students 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Union A.M. E. Church, 357 Northwest Queen Rd. The speak-er for the occasion will be Chief Argatha Gilmore of the Lake City Police Department. There will also be youth participation from the community. For additional information please contact: Oni Allen, Patricia Carter, Destiny Hill, Sandra Price or Bernice Presley at 752-4074. Thank you for supporting our outstanding youth dignitaries. Aug. 26Pastors appreciationThe members of Trinity U.M.C., 248 NE MLK Jr. St., cordially invites the community to worship with us as we celebrate our first PastorÂ’s Appreciation Service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. Speaker will be Min. Johns Edwards Jr. of Atlanta. Rep. your schoolRepresent your school at New Mt. Pisgah AME Church, 345 NE Washington St., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. Wear your best school gear, t-shirts hats and flags are welcome. The best outfit and school with the most representa-tion will win a prize. Sept. 9Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motor-cycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Oct. 14 Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motor-cycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Nov. 11Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motor-cycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. Dec. 9 Devotional servicesThe American Legion Rider Chapter 57, South Highway 47, hosts Sunday Morning Devotional Services the second Sunday of every month from 8:30 to 9 a.m. There is also a continental break-fast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Services are held by the Christian motor-cycle Association. Everyone is welcome to join in the fellowship, breakfast and spiritually uplifting morning. CHURCH CALENDAR Associated PressPHILADELPHIA Â— Prosecutors plan to appeal a judgeÂ’s decision to dismiss the most serious sexual assault charges against a Philadelphia priest after the accuser described the alleged 1997 encounter at a preliminary hearing Thursday. The Rev. Andrew McCormick, 56, remains on leave from the church, with a misdemeanor trial set for October. But Philadelphia prosecutors Â— who recently prosecuted a landmark case over the churchÂ’s handling of abuse complaints Â— vow to have the felony charges against McCormick restored. The accuserÂ’s credibility was not at issue at the preliminary hearing, but the judge found the acts described did not meet the legal definition of sexual assault and deviant intercourse. The accuser, now 24, testified that he was invited to the rec-tory and led up to the priestÂ’s bedroom after evening Mass. He said McCormick partly undressed each of them, fon-dled him, straddled him on the bed and forced his penis into the boyÂ’s mouth. Defense lawyer William J. Brennan successfully argued there was no penetration alleged, as required for the felo-nies charged. Municipal Judge Karen Yvette Simmons agreed to dismiss them, while uphold-ing misdemeanor charges of endangering the welfare of a child, indecent assault and inde-cent exposure. The accuser gave a detailed description of the priestÂ’s bed-room. On cross-examination, he said he had been an altar boy for about two years but could not name any other boys that served with him at St. John Cantius in northeast Philadelphia. Prosecutors say he came forward in about January, prompt-ed by news reports of the Penn State sexual assault case and the high-profile Philadelphia prosecution of Monsignor William Lynn, the former sec-retary for clergy at the arch-diocese. Lynn was convicted of child endangerment, while a former priest pleaded guilty to sexual assault before trial and the jury deadlocked on sexual assault charges against a third priest, another client of BrennanÂ’s. Brennan called his timing Â“opportunistic.Â” Â“I have tremendous empathy for victims of sexual assault, clergy or otherwise,Â” he said. Â“But thereÂ’s a lot of people jump-ing on the gravy train, looking to sue the archdiocese and to sue priests.Â” McCormick is free on bail and due back in court Oct. 18. Most sex charges tossed against priest Assistant District Attorney James Carpenter and District Attor ney, Seth Williams answer questions at a news conference in Phil adelphia. Rev. Andrew McCormick has been charged with sexually assa ulting a 10year-old boy. ASSOCIATED PRESS LAKE CITY REPORTER RELIGION FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 7A
By TONY BRITT firstname.lastname@example.org Free haircuts, back packs and medical physi cals are just a few of the back to school items that will be given away to local youths this weekend at during the 14th Annual Operation Backpack. The event, which is sponsored by Christ Central, will take place from 9 a.m. noon Saturday at the Columbia County Fairgrounds exhi bition hall. Parents must be present with children. Leilani Dagley, project director, said the event will have school supplies for pre-K through 12th grade students. Dagley said organizers plan to give away more than 400 Jansport backpacks. I buy directly from Jansport and those are $50$60 backpacks and they have a lifetime warranty, she said. If you get 30 years old and zipper breaks, they will replace it. She said she will have cards with the return infor mation. This year there will be two lines, Line 1 will be for students to get a backpack and Line 2 will be for the remainder of the students who received backpacks last year to get the other free school supplies. Dagley said the event has increased in its popular ity over the years because it helps local students and their families. Pastors Lonnie Johns and Tammie Johns, Christ Central lead pastors, came up with the idea 14 years ago and they just wanted to make sure all the chil dren in our community got to have the opportunity to get their free supplies for school and a good back pack, Dagley said. Christ Central and its sponsors feel we should make the supplies available for all the children in our community to start back the first day of school. In addition, the event will feature free school supplies, finger printing by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, free hair cuts, free physicals, free vision exams, as well as free health department immunizations and bal loons. Sandy Tice, Chances For Children executive director, will be at the event and is scheduled to give out 2,000 free drinks. A recruiter from the US. Army, Alex Abbate, will also be on hand giving out free supplies, Dagley said. Don Winkleman, TD Bank vice president/ store manager, will also be on site with a whole table of school supplies, including hand sanitizer, tissue and ink pens. By TONY BRITT email@example.com National statistics indicate impaired driving has become a fatal trend during the Labor Day holiday period. According to data from national reports, in 2010 more than 10,000 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was impaired. Lake City Police Department officials have vowed to target impaired drivers in the days lead ing up to the Labor Day Holiday weekend period as part of a national law enforcement cam paign aimed at curbing impaired driving. Local officers will take part in the Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, which starts todayFriday, Aug. 17 and will con clude Sept. 3. We want to remind everyone that it is illegal to drive impaired, said Argatha Gilmore, Lake City Police Department chief in a pre pared statement. We hope this campaign will reinforce to every one that if they plan on drinking, to never get behind the wheel. Although if someone does choose to drive impaired, we will arrest them. No warnings. No excuses. Officials said LCPD officers will be aggressively looking for impaired driving during the crack down and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired. Its important for us to try and keep our community safe, said Steve Shaw, Lake City Police Department public information offi cer, about the departments par ticipation in the campaign. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign is a nationwide campaign where law enforcement around the nation is trying to crackdown on impaired driving. Statistics show that among 18 to 34-year-old drivers killed in traffic crashes during the 2010 Labor Day weekend, 50 percent were alcohol-impaired. Driving with a blood alco hol concentration of .08 is ille gal throughout the country, but despite the laws, 147 people were killed in traffic crashes involving drivers or motorcycle riders with BACs of .08 or higher. Statistics indicate 80 percent of the fatal crashes occurred from 6 p.m. 5:59 a.m. The .08 BAC is whats consid ered legally impaired in Florida. Thats not a lot when it comes to alcohol its not much more than a glass of alcohol, Shaw said. The bottom line is, if youre going to drink its simply not worth the risk. Dont take the chance, let somebody else drive. Shaw said additional officers, working as a traffic detail, will be on duty to patrol the local road ways during the campaign. He said there is no statistical data that indicates there is a signif icant problem with local motorists driving impaired during the Labor Day holiday period, but the cam paign is nationwide and has an emphasis on reducing fatal crash es during the holiday period. We definitely want to do every thing that we can because we know Labor Day is one of the worse times in the nation where people try to drink and drive. Thats why were trying to step up our efforts to try and curtail the problem, Shaw said. charter. Charter commission chairman Koby Adams said educational documents advertised would be infor mational only. Commissioner Jody DuPree made a motion for a reasonable form of relief in the 2012 tax bill for residents whose homes were affected by flooding. I believe that it is only fair that residents who have lost the use and enjoyment of their homes receive some form of credit or exemption on future tax bills, DuPree said. The motion was approved unanimously. DuPree motioned to file a formal complaint against Callaway resident and Suwannee River Water Management District employee Leroy Marshall for providing misinforma tion to county residents. The information has been so widely dissemi nated that it has interfered with recovery efforts and continues to interfere, DuPree said. The motion was approved by the commission. 8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 8A FREE TO THE PUBLIC: Informational Lecture on the eye condition: Glaucoma Thursday, August 23 5:30 pm [after hours] 1615 SW Main Blvd Lake City, Florida 32025 386-755-2785 Dr. Eric Boone is pleased to be Presenter at this months Public Service Eye Care Lecture, and to answer questions on this Lecture Topic as well, because he is passionate about maintaining healthy vision and quality eye care, and because the doctors place great emphasis on patient education concern ing vision. Please encourage friends and family members that might have interest in this topic to attend this very important free lecture. Dr. Eric Boone LECTURE LOCATION: LIFESTYLE ENRICHMENT CENTER OF LAKE CITY 628 S E A LLI S O N COURT L AK E CIT Y 32025 Lake City Institute of Neurology 4355 American Ln Lake City, FL Ph: 386-755-1211 Fax: 386-755-1219 About Dr. Nid Dr. Nidadavolu has completed his medical training at Siddhartha Medical College, India and completed his residence & EMG/ Neuromuscular Fellowship training from renowned University of Miami, FL. He is Board Certi ed, member of American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Nidadavolu provides services in general neurology, Stroke, MS (Multiple Sclerosis), Epilepsy, Dementias, encephalopathies, Parkinsons and other movement disorders. He also performs outpatient EEG (electroencephalogram) and Lumbarc punctures procedures. Dr. Nidadavolu is trained in EMG (electromyography)/ Never Conduction Studies for diagnosing various neurological conditions at his clinic. We are glad to inform that we are now offering Neurological services in the heart of Lake City and surrounding areas. Dr. NL Prasad Nidadavolu and his staff offer excellent neurological services to the community in a caring, parofessional environment. url: lcneuro.com 15% OFF All Larger Pkgs. Including High Intense Pkg. 2 Days ONLY! Aug 23 & 24 Limit 3 packages per person 20% OFF Any Full-Size Tanning Lotion 3 Month Regular Tanning Pkg. ONE MONTH REG. $22 them. Were very excited to have them here. According to a news release from Swamp Peoples producers, R.J. Molinere and Jay Paul Molinere are the newest father-and-son team to join the History Channels hit reality show. Hailing from Houma, La., the Molinere men bring a calmness to alligator hunting that is not exactly typical on the show. In fact, they exude calm ness and confidence even in the messiest, swampiest situations. R.J. and Jay Paul seem to be able to read each others minds. R.J., the father, had a claim to fame before TV cameras started filming him pulling huge alligators out of the Louisiana swamp with his bare hands. Moli nere has been doing other impressive things with his bare hands for years. He is a four-time U.S. arm wrestling champion. Even though it sounds like some thing someone would make up in order to pick up a girl in a bar, it turns out to be true that R.J. earned two of those national champi onships with his right arm and the other two with his left. Father and son Molinere are members of the Houma Nation, an Na tive American tribe from Southern Louisiana with alligator hunting at the center of its culture. While the other hunters in the show count their swamp legacy in generations or centuries, R.J. and Jay Paul talk about thousands of years of alligator hunt ing in their family. During the10 or 11 months that he cant hunt alligators, he hunts and fishes other game on his familys 500 acres near Grand Blois, La., and does some shrimping. Besides making his living off the land, he serves as an elder in the Houma Nation and continues to train for arm wrestling competitions. With the purchase of a general admission ticket of $8 which includes Saturday and Sunday Expo admis sion, R.J. and Jay Paul will have meet and greets for a short time beginning at 12:30 p.m., on Saturday only. to see and bid on items at the jam or they can bid online at suwanneevalley floodjam. com, Briscoe said. Auction items include a Dale Earnhardt auto graphed hat, a 1930 Martin Guitar and a Tim Tebow autographed book. Online bidding is already open and will close 9 p.m. Saturday, he said. Florida Gateway College will broadcast the festivities starting Saturday at noon on Comcast channel 8. The Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Expo during the jam with local rebuilding resources for flood victims. FEMA mitigation special ists, who can explain disas ter-resistant ways to repair and rebuild, will be avail able to answer questions during the jam on Friday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mitigation specialists can offer suggestions on clean ing mold and mildew. They also provide information on flood insurance. Catholic Charities will be collecting school supplies for flood victims at the jam as many young flood vic tims will be heading back to school Monday, Briscoe said. JAM: Benefits flood relief efforts Continued From Page 1A COUNTY: Approves loan to medical staffing company Continued From Page 1A SWAMP: Alligator hunters will visit Lake City in the fall Continued From Page 1A LCPD vows to target impaired Labor Day drivers Operation Backpack ready to assist local students JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Lake City Police Officer Ivan Useche uses a radar gun to scan how fast motorists travel. The LCPD will be targeting impaired drivers in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign for the Labor Day Holiday.
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JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort Whites Toby Clements catches a pass during football practice Thursday. Ending with a bang By TIM KIRBY email@example.com FORT WHITE Fort White High football is fin ishing off the two weeks of pre-school football practice with a bang. The Indians will scrim mage at Arrowhead Stadium from 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday. With the cutback in prac tices allowed, it will be the first major scrimmage for the team. The scrimmage is open and we encourage you to come out and watch us, Fort White head coach Demetric Jackson said. Following practice, the players and coaches will head to Deese Park in downtown Fort White for the annual Fort White Fan Fare. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. in the park. During the festivities the Voice of the Indians, Shayne Morgan, will introduce play ers, coaches, cheerleaders and dance team members for the varsity, junior varsity and middle school teams. There are several other activities planned in con junction with the Fort White Quarterback Club. Sending 72, a band from Jonesville will play at the event. The club will have a bounce house set up and a face painting booth. Snow cones will be on sale and there will be a cake auction to raise money. The primary fundraiser at Fan Fare is barbecue din ners. The Quarterback Club will sell chicken ($7), ribs ($8) or combination ($10) dinners, complete with baked beans and cole slaw. Drinks also will be on sale. The Quarterback Club is wrapping up the football program that will be sold at all home games. The club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the faculty lounge at the high school. Call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731 for information. Fort White wraps up last week before school. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Columbia High quarterback Jayce Barber throws a pass against Middleburg High last season while receiving pass protection from Laremy Tunsil (77). Barber commits By BRANDON FINLEY firstname.lastname@example.org Columbia High quarter back Jayce Barber hasnt played a full season as the Tigers starting signal call er, but that hasnt stopped him from picking up a full ride to play college football. The senior quarterback announced that he would sign with Jacksonville State University in Alabama this fall after receiving an offer. Barber said it wasnt just a football decision that led him to committing. Theyre an extremely good business school, Barber said. A lot of peo ple dont know that they have an excellent business program. Still, Barber is signing to play football and he liked what he heard from Jacksonville State. Football-wise, if I do what Im supposed to do, I have a chance to start for four years, Barber said. Its a great opportunity and a lot of people dont know about the school, but theyre playing Florida and Arkansas this year. Next year, theyre playing Auburn. Barber only used one word to describe the cam pus beautiful. A solid commitment on signing day would be the same thing for Jacksonville State. Barber said hes firm with his commitment, but did leave the door slightly cracked. Im pretty solid, but theres maybe one or two schools that Id still con sider if they came along, he said. Barber plans to visit the campus following the Tigers week two game against Gainesville for an official visit. The quarterback also plans to visit Georgia. Quarterback pledges to Jacksonville State. Seminole quarterback sidelined with ankle injury By BRENT KALLESTAD Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel is expected back at practice Friday after missing a day because of an ankle injury. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Manuel was kept out of Thursdays scrimmage as a precaution because his right ankle swelled after the quarterback rolled it during a two-minute drill Wednesday If we go tomorrow he could probably go, Fisher said, adding Manuel would definitely be back for Saturdays two-a-day work outs. If he had to play, he could play. Manuel, however, did not attend Thursdays practice while receiving treatment for the injury. Fisher said sophomore Clint Trickett solidified his role as the No. 2 quarter back with his performance running the first team offense during the scrim mage. Trickett is trying to Manuel expected back at practice today for FSU. MANUEL continued on 2B
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 12:30 p.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Pure Michigan 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. 2 p.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for VFW 200, at Brooklyn, Mich. 4 p.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Pure Michigan 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. BOXING 10 p.m. ESPN2 Â— Junior middleweights, Damian Frias (19-4-1) vs. Carlos Molina (19-5-2), at Miami, Okla. GOLF 12:30 p.m. TGC Â— Champions Tour, DickÂ’s Sporting Goods Open, first round, at Endicott, N.Y. 3 p.m. TGC Â— PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, second round, at Greensboro, N.C. 6:30 p.m. TGC Â— LPGA, Safeway Classic, first round, at North Plains, Ore. 8:30 p.m. TGC Â— USGA, U.S. Amateur Championship, quarterfinal matches, at Cherry Hills Village, Colo. (same-day tape) LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, Vancouver, British Columbia vs. Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, at South Williamsport, Pa. 3 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, Parsippany, N.J. vs. San Antonio, at South Williamsport, Pa. 5 p.m. ESPN2 Â— World Series, Lugazi, Uganda vs. Aguadulce, Panama, at South Williamsport, Pa. 8 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, Gresham, Ore. vs. New Castle, Ind., at South Williamsport, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB Â— Regional coverage, Boston at N.Y. Yankees or Texas at Toronto WGN Â— Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. FOX Â— Preseason, Detroit at Baltimore TENNIS 11 a.m. ESPN2 Â— ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, quarterfinals, at Mason, Ohio 7 p.m. ESPN2 Â— ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, quarterfinal, at Mason, Ohio Â—Â—Â— Saturday AUTO RACING 8:30 a.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Pure Michigan 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. 9:30 a.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for VFW 200, at Brooklyn, Mich. 11 a.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Â“Happy Hour Series,Â” final practice for Pure Michigan 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. 12:30 p.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Truck Series, VFW 200, at Brooklyn, Mich. 2:30 p.m. ESPN Â— NASCAR, Nationwide Series, NAPA Auto Parts 200, at Montreal 7 p.m. SPEED Â— Rolex Sports Car Series, at Montreal (same-day tape) BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN2 Â— Junior League, championship game, at Taylor, Mich. EXTREME SPORTS 1 p.m. NBC Â— Dew Tour, Pantech Beach Championships, at Ocean City, Md. GOLF 1 p.m. TGC Â— PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, third round, at Greensboro, N.C. 3 p.m. CBS Â— PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, third round, at Greensboro, N.C. TGC Â— Champions Tour, DickÂ’s Sporting Goods Open, second round, at Endicott, N.Y. 4 p.m. NBC Â— USGA, U.S. Amateur Championship, semifinal matches, at Cherry Hills Village, Colo. 6:30 p.m. TGC Â— LPGA, Safeway Classic, second round, at North Plains, Ore. HORSE RACING 5 p.m. NBCSN Â— NTRA, Alabama Stakes and Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, elimination games, at South Williamsport, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3:30 p.m. FOX Â— Regional coverage, Boston at N.Y. Yankees or Pittsburgh at St. Louis 7 p.m. MLB Â— Regional coverage, L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta or N.Y. Mets at Washington WGN Â— Chicago White Sox at Kansas City MOTORSPORTS 3 p.m. NBC Â— AMA Motocross, Unadilla National, at New Berlin, N.Y. 4 p.m. NBCSN Â— AMA Motocross, Unadilla National, at New Berlin, N.Y. 10:30 p.m. SPEED Â— MotoGP World Championship qualifying, at Indianapolis (same-day tape) RODEO 8 p.m. NBCSN Â— PBR, Bass Pro Shops Chute Out, at San Antonio SOCCER 9:50 a.m. ESPN Â— Premier League, Sunderland vs. Arsenal, at London SOFTBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 Â— Junior League, championship game, at Kirkland, Wash. TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 Â— ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, semifinals, at Mason, Ohio 7 p.m. ESPN2 Â— WTA, Western & Southern Open, semifinals, at Mason, OhioBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 70 48 .593 Â— Baltimore 64 53 .547 5 12 Tampa Bay 63 54 .538 6 12 Boston 57 61 .483 13 Toronto 55 62 .470 14 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 64 52 .552 Â—Detroit 63 55 .534 2 Cleveland 54 64 .458 11Kansas City 51 65 .440 13 Minnesota 50 67 .427 14 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 67 49 .578 Â— Oakland 61 55 .526 6 Los Angeles 62 56 .525 6 Seattle 55 64 .462 13 12 WednesdayÂ’s Games Detroit 5, Minnesota 1Seattle 1, Tampa Bay 0Baltimore 5, Boston 3N.Y. Yankees 3, Texas 2Chicago White Sox 9, Toronto 5Kansas City 3, Oakland 2L.A. Angels 8, Cleveland 4 ThursdayÂ’s Games Texas 10, N.Y. Yankees 6Boston at Baltimore (n)Chicago White Sox at Toronto (n)Oakland at Kansas City (n)Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels (n) TodayÂ’s Games Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 4-7) at Detroit (Verlander 12-7), 7:05 p.m. Boston (F.Morales 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-10), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Darvish 12-8) at Toronto (Happ 1-1), 7:07 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 14-3) at Kansas City (Mendoza 6-8), 8:10 p.m. Cleveland (McAllister 5-4) at Oakland (Milone 9-9), 10:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 10-7) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 15-2), 10:05 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 4-8) at Seattle (Iwakuma 3-3), 10:10 p.m. SaturdayÂ’s Games Texas at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 4:05 p.m.Baltimore at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 9:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m.Minnesota at Seattle, 9:10 p.m. SundayÂ’s Games Baltimore at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.Texas at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m.Cleveland at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.Minnesota at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 8:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 73 45 .619 Â—Atlanta 68 49 .581 4 12 New York 55 62 .470 17 12 Philadelphia 54 63 .462 18 12 Miami 53 65 .449 20 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 71 46 .607 Â— Pittsburgh 65 53 .551 6 12 St. Louis 64 53 .547 7 Milwaukee 52 64 .448 18 12 Chicago 46 70 .397 24 12 Houston 39 80 .328 33 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 65 54 .546 Â— San Francisco 64 54 .542 12 Arizona 58 59 .496 6 San Diego 52 67 .437 13 Colorado 44 71 .383 19 WednesdayÂ’s Games Miami 9, Philadelphia 2Chicago Cubs 7, Houston 2Colorado 7, Milwaukee 6Washington 6, San Francisco 4L.A. Dodgers 9, Pittsburgh 3Cincinnati 6, N.Y. Mets 1Atlanta 6, San Diego 1St. Louis 5, Arizona 2 ThursdayÂ’s Games Pittsburgh 10, L.A. Dodgers 6N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati (n)San Diego at Atlanta (n)Philadelphia at Milwaukee (n)Arizona at St. Louis (n)Miami at Colorado (n) TodayÂ’s Games N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 6-8) at Washington (Detwiler 6-5), 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 4-8) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 8-7), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 11-8) at Atlanta (Hanson 12-5), 7:35 p.m. Arizona (Miley 12-8) at Houston (Keuchel 1-4), 8:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Worley 6-7) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 11-8), 8:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 10-5) at St. Louis (Westbrook 12-8), 8:15 p.m. Miami (LeBlanc 1-2) at Colorado (Francis 4-4), 8:40 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 11-5) at San Diego (Ohlendorf 4-3), 10:05 p.m. SaturdayÂ’s Games Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m., 1st game Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m.Arizona at Houston, 7:05 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m., 2nd game L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.Miami at Colorado, 8:10 p.m.San Francisco at San Diego, 8:35 p.m. SundayÂ’s Games Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:35 p.m.Arizona at Houston, 2:05 p.m.Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m.Miami at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.San Francisco at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. 2012 no-hitters American League Phil Humber, Chicago at Seattle, 4-0, April 21 (pefect game). Jered Weaver, L.A. Angels vs. Minnesota, 9-0, May 2. Felix Hernandez, Seattle, vs. Tampa Bay, 1-0, Aug. 15 (perfect game). National League Johan Santana, N.Y. Mets vs. St. Louis, 8-0, June 1. Matt Cain, San Francisco vs. Houston, 10-0, June 13 (perfect game). Interleague Kevin Millwood (6 innings), Charlie Furbush (2-3), Stephen Pryor (1-3), Lucas Luetge (1-3), Brandon League (2-3), Tom Wilhelmsen (1), Seattle vs. L.A. Dodgers, 1-0, June 8. Â—Â—Â— Most no hitters in a season Eight Â— 1884Seven Â— 1990, 1991Six Â— 1908, 1915, 1917, 1969, 2010, 2012 Perfect Games Three Â— 2012Two Â— 1880, 2010Little League World SeriesThursday Tokyo 7, Willemstad, Curacao 0Petaluma, Calif. 6, Fairfield, Conn. 4Game 3 Â— Ramstein, Germany vs. Taoyuan, Taiwan, 5 p.m. Game 4 Â— Kearney, Neb. vs. Goodlettsville, Tenn., 8 p.m. Today Game 5 Â— Nuevo Laredo, Mexico vs. Vancouver, British Columbia, 1 p.m. Game 6 Â— Parsippany, N.J. vs. San Antonio, 3 p.m. Game 7 Â— Aguadulce, Panama vs. Lugazi, Uganda, 5 p.m. Game 8 Â— New Castle, Ind. vs. Gresham, Ore., 8 p.m. Saturday Game 9 Â— Willemstad, Curacao vs. Game 3 loser, Noon Game 10 Â— Fairfield, Conn. vs. Game 4 loser, 3 p.m. Game 11 Â— Game 5 loser vs. Game 7 loser, 6 p.m. Game 12 Â— Game 6 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 8 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Thursday Cincinnati at Atlanta (n)Cleveland at Green Bay (n) Today Tennessee at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.Detroit at Baltimore, 8 p.m. (FOX)Buffalo at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Miami at Carolina, 8 p.m.Jacksonville at New Orleans, 8 p.m.Oakland at Arizona, 10 p.m. Saturday N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m.San Francisco at Houston, 8 p.m.Washington at Chicago, 8 p.m.Kansas City at St. Louis, 9 p.m.Seattle at Denver, 9 p.m.Dallas at San Diego, 10 p.m.BASKETBALLWNBA games ThursdayÂ’s Games Washington at Indiana (n)Connecticut at New York (n)Phoenix at Seattle (n) TodayÂ’s Games Washington at Minnesota, 8 p.m.San Antonio at Tulsa, 8 p.m.Atlanta at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. SaturdayÂ’s Games Atlanta at Indiana, 7 p.m.New York at Connecticut, 7 p.m.Los Angeles at Seattle, 10 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week SPRINT CUP PURE MICHIGAN 400 Site: Brooklyn, Mich.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 12:30-2 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 4-5:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Speed, 8:30-9:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon); Sunday, ESPN, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon4:30 p.m.). Track: Michigan International Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps. NATIONWIDE NAPA AUTO PARTS 200 Site: Montreal.Schedule: Today, practice, qualifying; Saturday race, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN, 2-6 p.m.). Track: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (road course, 2.709 miles). Race distance: 200.466 miles, 74 laps. CAMPING WORLD TRUCK VFW 200 Site: Brooklyn, Mich.Schedule: Today, practice (Speed, 2-3:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Speed, 9:30-11 a.m.), race, 12:30 p.m. (Speed, noon-2:30 p.m.). Track: Michigan International Speedway. Race distance: 200 miles, 100 laps. NHRA FULL THROTTLE LUCAS OIL NHRA NATIONALS Site: Brainerd, Minn.Schedule: Today, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 11 p.m.-1 a.m.); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 9 p.m.midnight). Track: Brainerd International Raceway. OTHER RACES AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES: Road America Road Race Showcase, Saturday (ESPN, Sunday, 2-4 p.m.), Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis. GRAND-AM ROLEX SPORTS CAR SERIES: Montreal 200, Saturday (Speed, 7-9:30 p.m.), Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012%632576 BRIEFS YOUTH SOCCER 3v3 tournament on Saturday 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. YOUTH FOOTBALL Little League sign-ups Saturday Lake City Parks and Recreation DepartmentÂ’s Little League Football registration (ages 6-13) is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Teen Town Recreation Center. Cost per player is $50 to be paid at City Hall after registration. Three leagues are offered and there are weight restrictions for players ages 10 and 13. The Lake City Recreation Department and the Columbia Youth Football Association have a Future Tiger Football Camp planned for 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 at Memorial Stadium. There is no charge for the camp and lunch will be provided. Participants will receive a free Future Tiger T-shirt. Coach Brian Allen and members of his Columbia High staff will be instructing. Registration is Saturday in conjunction with Little League Football sign-up. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607 or e-mail email@example.com YOUTH CHEERLEADING Columbia Cheer sign-up Saturday Columbia Cheer Association registration (ages 4-12) for little league cheer season is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Southside Recreation Center. Registration cost is $40 and the uniform cost will be extra. For details, call Wilda Drawdy at 965-1377. ADULT SOFTBALL Registration for fall under way Registration for the Columbia County Adult Softball Fall Season is under way and continues through Sept. 6. There is a coaches meeting in the Southside Sports Complex meeting hall at 6 p.m. Sept. 6. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561 or Casandra Wheeler at 365-2168. SEMINOLES Club gathering set for Aug. 30 The Lake City Seminole ClubÂ’s 2012 Kickoff Gathering is 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at The Country Club at Lake City. For details, call 752-2180. CHS VOLLEYBALL Junior varsity tryouts Monday Columbia High junior varsity tryouts are 3:30 p.m. Monday. Participants must have a current physical, and parent permission and drug consent forms signed and notarized. Forms can be picked up at the CHS front office. For details, e-mail coach Rebecca Golden at firstname.lastname@example.org LCMS VOLLEYBALL Tryouts set for Monday at gym Lake City Middle SchoolÂ’s volleyball team Tryouts are 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday. Girls must have current physicals and parent permission forms to participate. For details, call Leigh Ann Kennon at 365-0075. RMS VOLLEYBALL Tryouts set for Tuesday at gym Richardson Middle School has volleyball tryouts planned for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the gym. Participants must have a current physical and, and completed parent permission and drug forms, which are at the front office. For details, call coach Mara Driggers at 752-7254. 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 today to pick up their same seats. See Charles Saunders for tickets. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meets Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the teachersÂ’ lounge at the high school. For details, call club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731.Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night The Fort White Quarterback Club Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Night on Thursdays will continue through September. Present the Quarterback ClubÂ’s GiveBack flyer at Ruby Tuesday on SW Commerce Drive and 20 percent of the bill will be donated to the Quarterback Club. For details, call Harold Bundy at 365-5731. LCMS CROSS COUNTRY Practice after school Monday Lake City Middle SchoolÂ’s cross country team will begin practice after school on Monday. There will be a mandatory parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 for athletes interested in running cross country. Physicals and release and consent forms must be on file before an athlete can practice. For details, contact coach April Morse at email@example.com FIRST AID Red Cross class offered at pool The Columbia Aquatic Complex will conduct an American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED class at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. For details, call Dan at 755-8195. GATORS Gator Club Â‘kickoffÂ’ social The North Florida Gator ClubÂ’s annual Â“kickoffÂ” 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-TV is guest speaker. The club is selling raffle tickets for two chairback seats (Section 59). Tickets are $50 and 100 will be sold. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund. Drawing will be at the social. For details, call Bob at 752-3333. YOUTH BASEBALL Fort White sets board elections Fort White Babe Ruth Baseball will hold board elections for the upcoming year at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at South Columbia Sports Park. For details, call Millissa Blakley at 365-4133.Fall registration available online Registration for Lake City Columbia County Youth BaseballÂ’s fall league is online at lcccyb.com Cost is $70. For details, call president Tad Cervantes at 365-4810. SWIMMING Weekday water aerobics classes The Columbia Aquatic Complex is offering water aerobics classes weekdays at noon and 5 p.m. Cost is $4 per class or $40 per month. For details, call the pool at 755-8195. ZUMBA 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 reports hold off redshirt freshman Jacob Coker in the pre-season battle as ManuelÂ’s primary backup. Trickett passed for 675 yards and seven touchdowns last sea-son in relief of Manuel. Â“Clint did some real good things, drove us early, made some plays,Â” Fisher said. Â“I really liked the way the offense came out early. Did some good things on third down. That part of it was really good.Â” The 6-foot-2 Trickett, who has suffered from a chronic intestinal disease, added about 15 pounds during the offseason and now weighs 180. A fifth-year senior, Manuel has battled injuries throughout his career at Florida State, although he came into camp this month in what he said was the best shape of his life. He missed the Clemson game and a half of the Wake Forest game last fall after being knocked out of the Oklahoma game in the third quarter. The Seminoles, who finished the year 9-4, lost all three. Florida State opens its season with four straight home games, beginning Sept. 1 against Murray (Ky.) State. After a visit from another lower-divi-sion school, Savannah State, the Seminoles host Wake Forest, Sept. 15 and Clemson, Sept. 22. Fisher said senior offensive lineman Jacob Fahrenkrug also suffered an ankle injury that will keep out of practice for several days. MANUEL: Hurt, Trickett gets snaps Continued From Page 1B
LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 3B%6SRUWVSo whatÂ’s up with all these perfect games?By HOWIE RUMBERGAssociated PressTwenty-seven up, 27 down. Again. SeattleÂ’s Felix Hernandez threw Major League BaseballÂ’s third per-fect game of the season Wednesday Â— a record Â— joining San FranciscoÂ’s Matt Cain and the White SoxÂ’s Philip Humber, who also tossed his gem at Safeco Field. That means six of the 23 perfectos in baseball his-tory have come since 2009. Little wonder this is being called the Decade of the Pitcher. Still not impressed? It gets better. HernandezÂ’s gem was the sixth no-hitter this season. One more and major league pitchers will have tied the seven set in 1990 and matched a season later. ThereÂ’s only been one year with eight no-hitters. Want to guess? HereÂ’s a hint: Chester Arthur was president. That season was 1884. LetÂ’s look at six reasons why pitchers have become so dominant:Talent on the moundHeadlines these days are more likely going to be made by a Jered Weaver or Johan Santana than a slug-ger, and rightly so. Pitchers are getting the best of the matchups again. Starting with 1995, the heart of the Steroids Era, the best three years for earned-run aver-age are 2010-2012 Â— itÂ’s 4.21 this year, third best, according to STATS LLC. Led by hard-throwing Justin Verlander and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, hurlers have a strikeouts/9 innings ratio over seven (7.09) for the first time since Â‘95, STATS says. Player developmetPitch limits. Cut fastballs. Better training techniques. The trend over the past decade has been to spend on building farm systems and developing pitchers from the draft Â— and then protecting those assets. The Mariners have rejected all offers for the 26-year-old Hernandez, when their team has needs in all areas. The Washington Nationals are first in the NL East with a rotation topped by homegrown stars Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmermann. The Giants shelled out big money to retain Cain in early April. Raise your own star rather than pay big bucks for a free agent and a team earns some cost certainty, too. It takes six years of major league service to reach free-agent status. ThatÂ’s why Tampa Bay locked up Matt Moore at a bargain price for at least five years and as many as eight after just three regular-season outings and two playoff appearances. FieldingThe newest of the new baseball metrics focus on the leather. Thanks to com-prehensive video recording systems at the ballparks, computers are churning out complex spray charts and helping track batter tendencies with precision. Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik is a big proponent of runs saved by defense and maybe that helps explain why two of the MarinersÂ’ three no-hitters in club history have come this season. Hitting Home runs are down. Runs are down. The fact is hitters often look over-matched these days. OpponentsÂ’ batting average has not been this low since 1995, according to STATS. Pitchers are holding batters to a .260 average this year. In 2010 and Â‘11 it was .261. Luck No, weÂ’re not talking about players taking a seat far away from a pitcher with a no-no in progress. ThatÂ’s superstition. We mean the call that goes a pitcherÂ’s way Â— i.e. Carlos BeltranÂ’s ball ruled foul but TV replays showed it clearly landed on the left field line in SantanaÂ’s no-hitter. Or that impossible-seeming play: Cain got two. Mike Baxter made a bone-jarring catch to preserve SantanaÂ’s no-hitter in June, slamming into the wall during a play that landed him on the dis-abled list. Everyone can use a little luck now and then. DrugsThe suspension of Melky Cabrera on Wednesday shows the system is work-ing. The gaudy numbers of the Steroids Era are gone, and while hitters werenÂ’t the only ones cheating, pitchers appear to be get-ting more benefit from a return to a level playing field. With big boppers not nearly as readily available these days, emphasis has shifted away from the long ball Â— except in New York Â— and pitchers have reas-serted themselves at the top of the game. ASSOCIATED PRESSSeattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez has water poure d on him by teammate Miguel Olivo after Hernandez pitche d a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday in Seattle. Jets heading home after summer of TebowmaniaBy DENNIS WASZAK Jr.Associated PressCORTLAND, N.Y. Â— Tebowmania is heading home, along with those tus-sling teammates and top-secret wildcat practices. The New York Jets wrapped up a busy training camp at SUNY Cortland on Thursday after three weeks filled with headlines and all eyes on Tim Tebow Â— all the time. In between all that, the Jets managed to get plenty of work done, and they feel pretty good about where theyÂ’re at just a few weeks before the reg-ular season. Â“I think it was the best camp IÂ’ve been a part of,Â” quarterback Mark Sanchez said. ThatÂ’s saying a lot, especially since many wondered how the Jets, and Sanchez in particular, would handle the heightened attention on the team with Tebow in town. The fact that ESPN camped out for a week and showed live look-ins at practice just added to what was hardly the quiet, little getaway that coach Rex Ryan enjoys about being in central New York. Â“I think we grew a lot as a team, on and off the field,Â” Sanchez said. Perhaps that was no more evident than with Sanchez himself. He deftly handled constant ques-tions about his job secu-rity and the presence of the NFLÂ’s most popular backup quarterback. Sanchez also showed increased poise in the huddle, something that had linebacker Bart Scott thinking his quarterback could be in the top 10 at his position this season. Â“Sure, you have to think that,Â” Sanchez said when he was asked if he agreed. Â“You have to play like that and as soon as you get on the field, you have to be the baddest guy out there. The toughest, the best, the most accurate and you have to want to win. I think we have a lot of guys like that, so thatÂ’s good for us.Â” Last season was marked by locker room turmoil and the perception that Sanchez was not a leader on the team. His actions during the last three weeks appear to have changed all that. Â“One of the things I felt more comfortable doing, especially with the young wideout group was getting on those guys and letting them know that when you come in the huddle, and IÂ’m not being selfish here, that this is my huddle,Â” he said. Â“DonÂ’t talk, get in your position quickly and get lined up because there are a lot of things I need to go through to put us in the right position to be successful and Coach is expecting me to do that.Â” That approach hasnÂ’t been easy for Sanchez, whom cornerback Darrelle Revis suggested is the big-gest factor in the teamÂ’s success this season. Â“ItÂ’s not necessarily in my genetic makeup to start yelling at guys, but thereÂ’s a time and a place to give somebody a hug, to jump up and give him a chest bump and high-five and there are other times where you have to get on guys,Â” Sanchez said. Â“You have to find the right way to reach different people. I think IÂ’m navigating that a lot better now.Â” There was plenty of other stuff the Jets had to work their way around during training camp, including Tebow setting the internet abuzz early in camp when he tore off his shirt after practice and ran barechested off the field in the rain. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie rubbed team-mates the wrong way when he suggested he might be the No. 2 wide receiver on the Jets. Funny thing is, with so many injuries to the position, he might just be after taking some snaps in team drills Â— and even catching a touchdown pass. A wrestling match broke out on the sideline during one early practice, when about 20 players piled up after a fight between Joe McKnight and DÂ’Anton Lynn. The next day, after a few more skirmishes, Ryan made his team run laps as punishment. And there were also the clandestine wildcat practices, the tricky offen-sive scheme that Tebow is expected to be a large part of this season. Media members were allowed to watch the sessions Â— one Monday and another Thursday. ASSOCIATED PRESSMark Sanchez (left) and Tim Tebow set to throw during dr ills at New York Jets training camp in Cortland, N.Y., on Tuesday. Former Gator Demps close to signing with NFL teamBy DENNIS WASZAK Jr.Associated PressJeff Demps has an Olympic silver medal. The U.S. track star now wants to make a run at a Super Bowl ring. Agent Daniel Rose told The Associated Press late Wednesday night that sev-eral NFL teams are inter-ested in signing the speedy Demps, a former running back at the University of Florida. Rose said Demps is expected to make a decision by late Thursday night. Â“IÂ’m excited because itÂ’s a good story,Â” Rose said. Â“The guy goes to the Olympics to pursue one of his dreams and he succeeded. Now, he wants to go win a Super Bowl. How can you fault a kid like that?Â” Rose wouldnÂ’t identify the teams in the mix, but Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano confirmed that the Buccaneers are inter-ested in Demps, who was part of the 400-meter relay team that finished second to Jamaica in London. The New York Jets, with DempsÂ’ former college teammate Tim Tebow, also are among the seven or eight teams on the list. Demps went undrafted in April after announcing in January that was giving up his football career to focus on track and the Olympics. The 22-year-old Demps, who had 2,470 career yards rushing and 23 touchdowns in four seasons with the Gators, did not attend any college football all-star games or take part in any NFL draft workouts to focus on track. But now, Demps is ready to resume his football career as a professional. Â“I think within 24 hours, weÂ’re going to get it done,Â” Rose said. Â“Obviously, he wants to get to work. He had some commitments he had to finish up (Wednesday) with the Olympics, and weÂ’ve been very honest and open with the teams. Now, thatÂ’s all over with and he can go to sleep and wake up Thursday morning and focus on football.Â” Demps makes for an intriguing player who could serve as a change-of-pace back, as well as a top-notch special teamer. At Florida, he averaged 28.8 yards a return during his four-year career. He also won multi-ple national championships in track and field. Â“HeÂ’s speed,Â” Rose said. Â“The NFL is about speed and thereÂ’s so much you can do with a guy like that if used correctly. He could be a kick returner, slot receiv-er, stuff like that. ThereÂ’s gadget plays teams can come up with. If used cor-rectly, he could definitely be a weapon.Â” With NFL teams a few weeks into training camp and their second preseason games coming up this weekend, Demps might be a bit behind at this stage. Â“HeÂ’s definitely in shape,Â” he said. Â“ThatÂ’s a given.Â”
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER NASCAR FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 20124BSPORTS SPRINT CUP POINTS 1. Jimmie Johnson777; Leader2. Greg Biffle776; behind -13. Matt Kenseth775; behind -24. Dale Earnhardt Jr.760; behind -175. Brad Keselowski733; behind -446. Martin Truex Jr.728; behind -497. Clint Bowyer719; behind -588. Tony Stewart716; behind -619. Kevin Harvick710; behind -6710. Denny Hamlin693; behind -84 When Marcos Ambrose came slipping and sliding through Bobby LabonteÂ’s oil on the last lap to winSundayÂ’s Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen,he scored his second career victory and also put himself in the r unning for one of the two wild card slots for the Chase fo r the Sprint Cup. Kasey Kahne,with his two race victories,leads the w ild card standings,and there are five drivers behind hi m with one win apiece. Ryan Newman is the leader of that pack,followed by Kyle Busch,Jeff Gordon,Ambrose and Joey Logano. Busch could have stepped away from the one-win group as he was leading on the last lap at the Glen before spinning after contact with Brad Keselowski,who fin ished second in the race. Ambrose,who has proven to be a strong road racer, needs to win at least one of the four remaining rac es in the 26-race regular season to have a good shot at a Chase berth,but heÂ’s typically not as fast on ovals.But t his weekendÂ’s race at Michigan International Speedway could be just what he needs to bolster his position in the s tandings. Â“We got the pole at Michigan [in June],Â”he said.Â“We were running top five all day there.ThereÂ’s no reas on why we canÂ’t go there and surprise them again.Â” Had Busch been able to hold on over the final lap a nd win at the Glen,heÂ’d have put himself in a strong w ild card position with two victories.Instead,heÂ’s still in a tight battle.He left the track without commenting to repo rters, but his crew chief Dave Rogers did address the situ ation. Â“You can get in the Chase without winning [a second race],Â”Rogers said.Â“But it certainly would be nice to have that win Â… Â“I think if we keep performing the way weÂ’re perfor ming,weÂ’ll get this turned around and get another wi n.Â” The Watkins Glen victory also was timely for Ambros e and his Richard Petty Motorsports team,which is fac ing some uncertainty about its manufacturer support for next year. Team co-owner Richard Petty addressed the manufacturer issue during the winnerÂ’s press conference at the Glen,saying the addition of Penske Racing to the Fo rd camp hasnÂ’t been the best of news for his two-car t eam. Â“WeÂ’ve got to finish up this year with Ford,Â”he sai d. Â“WeÂ’ve got a contract with them.When the Penske dea l came about,then we were kind of shuffled around a l ittle bit with Ford.I donÂ’t think weÂ’re shuffled out,but weÂ’re kind of shuffled around. Â“So weÂ’re just going to have to renegotiate our con tract with Ford.Â” Ten years ago on the NASCAR circuit,rarely a day or a press conference wentby without a discussion of safety. Those times were as troubling for NASCAR as they come.There had been three on-trackdeaths the year before Â– Adam Petty andKenny Irwin Jr.,eight weeks apart,both inTurn Three at New Hampshire,then TonyRoper at Texas. Then in the season-opening Daytona 500 in 2001,the sportÂ’s most popular driver,DaleEarnhardt,died on the last lap of the race.Just when it looked like the sport might beable to put its tragedies behind for a bit,Blaise Alexander was killed in a crash duringan ARCA race at Charlotte. NASCAR itself,as well as its drivers and teams,began to react in 2000,looking to makethe cars and tracks safer,but the initiativereally ramped up after EarnhardtÂ’s death. Ten years later there have been no deaths on the track,and even serious injuries havebecome rare,thanks to innovations likeSAFER barriers,commonly known as softwalls,HANS head-and-neck restraints andthe safety features incorporated into the Carof Tomorrow.Safety issues are rarely dis-cussed in press conferences,and drivers seemmore at ease these days. Jeff Burton,who stepped up as a garage leader especially on matters of safety duringthe days after EarnhardtÂ’s death,said themindset in NASCAR is somewhat differenttoday.But he said that drivers,by theirnature,tend to think more about how to maketheir cars faster than they do about whatmight happen to them in a crash. Â“I think itÂ’s important to know that I donÂ’t really know that we really ever felt unsafe,Â”Burton said.Â“I think people donÂ’t understandthat weÂ’ve had huge safety improvements,butin many cases we didnÂ’t really know that wewerenÂ’t doing as well as we were doing it.Â” Some have said that periods of aggressive racing and the Â“Boys,have at itÂ”stance byNASCAR come about because of the safetychanges made since the deaths of 2000 and2001,the thinking being that drivers makerisky moves because they donÂ’t believe theyÂ’llget hurt in doing so. Burton said thatÂ’s just not so.Â“I find that kind of ridiculous,to be quite honest,Â”he said.Â“I donÂ’t believe people drivein race cars worried about getting hurt.Â” That school of thought was evident in Dale Earnhardt Jr.Â’s comments last week atWatkins Glen. Â“The cars are safe,and we are not in physical danger of injury,Â”he said.Â“That kind ofstuff may loom large in stick and ball sports,but in our sport,really the only thing youÂ’vegot to worry about is burning yourself outmentally.If you just prepare yourself for that,you can handle that. Â“ItÂ’s a little bit different since we are driving race cars,and weÂ’ve got all the safetyequipment that we have to keep us in onepiece.Â” Burton said that drivers try to maintain an attitude like Earnhardt Jr.Â’s. Â“Race car drivers have a way of sliding that stuff in the back of their head,Â”he said.Â“Ireally canÂ’t say that I have a different comfortlevel.I do know I have a comfort level thateverybody is way more proactive than weused to be.And I knew we werenÂ’t proactiveprior to [EarnhardtÂ’s death].Â” Burton also pointed out that while there have been great strides on the safety front,there are still many places on race trackswhere drivers could get hurt. Â“We still have concrete walls,Â”he said.Â“We still have a lot of places on the race track thatdonÂ’t have SAFER barriers.WeÂ’ve seen driv-ers hit in openings in walls and stuff like thateven after all of these things weÂ’ve learned. Â“That gets a little frustrating from time to time.You shouldnÂ’t have to re-learn things.You learn it,you ought to apply it.And some-times weÂ’ve havenÂ’t done as good a job asweÂ’ve needed to do in those areas.Â” Burton said that even though there havenÂ’t been any fatal accidents,tracks still need toaddress their safety issues.Watkins Glen madesome changes since last yearÂ’s race there. Â“I think the main initiative now is to continue looking at our race tracks and continue tomake improvements by having SAFER barri-ers,by having the openings in the wall con-structed better,Â”he said.Â“There are still someinfield walls that drivers can get into and getinto an awful position by hitting the wrongway. Â“WeÂ’ve got to go and fix all those problems that could be out there.You canÂ’t halfway doanything.When the race tracks made thehuge investments they made to put the softerwalls in,that was awesome.That was great.Now theyÂ’ve got to go make the other invest-ment to put it everywhere. Â“You think about Daytona,for example. More wrecks happen on the straights thanthey do in the corners.We need softer wallseverywhere.We need to look at openings andthe grass.Grass at race tracks is ridiculous.They should never have grass on race tracks. Â“All those things need to be looked at and taken care of.Â” He said the same is true of the cars.Â“The way to do that is to keep looking and not be afraid to look and not to be afraid ofwhat the answer is going to be,Â”he said.Â“AndNASCAR has done a great job of that.Theywent from very reactionary to very proactive.TheyÂ’ve stepped it up.Â” NOTEBOOK Ambrose: Â‘They made right callÂ’While some drivers were upset that NASCAR didnÂ’t throw the yellow flag for oil onthe track on the last lap at Watkins Glen,win-ner Marcos Ambrose said leaving the green flagout was the lesser of evils. Â“No one wants to see these races finish under caution or bunch back up in these two-by-twos and making a random finish,Â”he said.Â“We had the three fastest cars duking it out forthe win and thatÂ’s the way it should be. Â“I think they made the right call.Â”Earnhardt wonÂ’t pick favoritesThe Sprint Cup Series is headed back to Michigan International Speedway,where DaleEarnhardt Jr.is the most recent Cup winner.ItÂ’salso the track where he got his second mostrecent win,back in 2008,but he said during hismedia appearance at Watkins Glen that hewouldnÂ’t go so far as to say the Michigan track isone of his favorites. Â“I donÂ’t have a favorite anymore because I have figured out that if I had favorites,I hadones I didnÂ’t like,and when I would go to thoseones I didnÂ’t like,I didnÂ’t run good because Iwould go in with a bad attitude about it.I would-nÂ’t get a good result,Â”he said.Â“I would go toDarlington being miserable about being there,and run miserable and have a miserable experi-ence. Â“Everybody around me was affected by Â… that emotion.Â” He said there was a time when he felt that was about the latter portion of the schedule. Â“The first couple of years in the Cup series,I would get to about eight weeks left in the yearand wish it was over because it just felt like itwas so long,Â”he said.Â“I felt like I was just burnedout.I was just arguing and struggling,andpulling and pushing and shoving within myteam.Or,with other drivers,or what have you.Or,just the sport.Just not agreeing.Just kind ofstruggling;frustrated,even when things weregoing good.Â” If Earnhardt were to reveal a list of his least favorite tracks,Watkins Glen likely would makethe list.He spun late on Sunday,finished 28thand dropped three spots to fourth in the stand-ings,17 points behind new leader JimmieJohnson,who finished third at the Glen. Â“I just got in the corner and made a mistake, and that was pretty much all there was to it,Â”Earnhardt said.Â“I was just overdriving the car.Â” By RICK MINTER / Universal Uclick By RICK MINTER / Universal Uclick NASCAR racingachieves greatstrides in safetyin last ten yearsJoey Logano,driver of the No.20 Toyota,and Bobby La bonte,driver of the No.47 Toyota,are involved in an incident during the July 29 Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.(NASCAR photo) NEXTUP... Race: NAPA Auto Parts 200 Where: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve When: Saturday, 2 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN 2011 Winner: Marcos Ambrose SPRINT CUP CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS NATIONWIDE SERIES Race: VFW 200 Where: Michigan International Speedway When: Saturday, 12 p.m. (ET) TV: SPEED 2011 Winner: Kevin Harvick Race: Pure Michigan 400 Where: Michigan International speedway When: Sunday, 12 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN 2011 Winner: Kyle Busch (right) NUMERICALLYSPEAKING Drivers who havestarted all 22 Sprint Cup races this season Nationwide driverswho have started all 21 races this season Laps led byJimmie Johnson in the past 15 Cup races atMichigan,most of any driver Points separating thetop three drivers in the Sprint Cup standings(Jimmie Johnson leads,withGreg Biffle second,-1,andMatt Kenseth third,-2)13 28 2 461 Ambrose, Kahne, others vie forÂ‘wild cardÂ’slots Kasey Kahne,driver of the No.5 Chevrolet,wins the L ENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 1 5.(NASCAR photo) Richard Petty and Marcos Ambrose celebrate SundayÂ’s victory at Watkins Glen.(NASCAR photo) Deathless decade Dale Earnhardt Jr. signs autographs at Pocono.(NASCAR photo)
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The Vikings (29th in the preseason AP Pro32) are 9-24 since they advanced to the NFC championship game behind Brett Favre 2 12 years ago. Even if running back Adrian Peterson is back to normal from the start following his rehabili-tation from reconstructive surgery on his left knee, there are too many rookies and recent late-round draft picks in the starting lineup for the Vikings to be seri-ously considered around the league as contenders. But one of the beauties of the NFL, of course, is the thin margin between bad teams and good ones. With 16 games and the constant competitive balance provid-ed by the salary cap, thereÂ’s almost always one club that turns a double-digit-defeat season into a playoff spot the next year. Â“In our minds, we have a good team,Â” Ponder said. Â“Obviously, weÂ’ve still got a lot of things to get better at in these next two weeks. Obviously, we know itÂ’s tough. We know itÂ’s a tough division. You look at last year: We were in so many games. We could have eas-ily been 10-6, and we ended 3-13. So thatÂ’s a good sign. We were close last year, and weÂ’re only going to be better this year.Â” The question is how much better the Vikings can be with Ponder, whose first 10 NFL starts could be best described as erratic. His confidence has been apparent on the field and thatÂ’s one of the most important steps. HeÂ’s had some practice performanc-es during training camp that were rookie-like, but overall heÂ’s been more accurate in the pocket and made bet-ter choices about where to throw the ball. In the preseason opener at San Francisco, he was 4 for 9 for 80 yards. But three of those passes were in and out of his receiverÂ’s hands, and the other two incompletions were throwaways. ThatÂ’s another encouraging sign for the Vikings, that his competi-tive zeal isnÂ’t overwhelming his common sense. Â“ThatÂ’s the way winning football teams play,Â” offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said. Â“They may have poor plays, but they are not so poor that the team has a tough time overcoming them to get the outcome that we want. We can overcome a lot of things, but when we turn the ball over or go back-ward with sacks and penal-ties, those are more difficult to overcome.Â” ASSOCIATED PRESSMinnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) rol ls out against the San Francisco 49ers in San Francisco on Friday.
6B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & PUZZLES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 DEAR ABBY: IÂ’m a male who has graduated from high school and is about to start college in another state. IÂ’m ready for a new challenge. The only thing holding me back is a romantic attrac-tion I have toward one of my high school teachers. He and I are best friends, but I love him more than as a friend. I have bought him many meals and gifts since he taught me, and I have found every opportunity available to be with him. IÂ’m not sure if heÂ’s aware of my feelings, although I wonder whether I uncon-sciously make myself obvious. Regardless, we have a great relationship. It kills me inside to know I can never be with him. I have never told anyone how I feel, and I know if I ever told him, it would destroy every-thing we have. I canÂ’t forget about him. HeÂ’s on my mind constantly. Having to leave him soon is killing me. Do you have any advice for me? -DREADING IT IN LOUISIANA DEAR DREADING IT: Yes. Go away to college and open yourself to new experiences and relationships. Correspond with this special person, and when you return for school breaks, continue the friendship. Your feel-ings may or may not be reciprocated, but it is important that you let some time -years -elapse before trying to pursue anything closer with him. If you donÂ’t wait, it could be damag-ing to his career. DEAR ABBY: Last Saturday, two days before my 75th birthday, I did something very unchar-acteristic of me. I went to a tattoo parlor 25 miles away and had a flower put on my right buttock. I donÂ’t intend to tell any-one. It was my birthday present to myself. This was not a spurof-the-moment impulse. I have told my husband many times that if I made it to 75, I might celebrate it with a tattoo. He just laughed it off. No one in our family has one, and in the past, I have been criti-cal of them. But this one does not show. Now I have to find a way to tell my husband. He has an explosive temper that goes on and on, and he never drops an issue -ever. I need advice, and soon. Help me, will you? -SITTING ON A SECRET DEAR SITTING ON A SECRET: How do you know you are the first in your family to get a tat-too? If someone else also got one in a place that doesnÂ’t show, would they have told you after you told everyone you didnÂ’t like tattoos? You canÂ’t hide this from your husband for-ever, so donÂ’t try. If he reacts badly, remind him that the buttock with the flower belongs to YOU and that at 75, youÂ’re a big girl who didnÂ’t need anyone elseÂ’s consent. Now itÂ’s time to give yourself another birthday present: Refuse to listen to your husbanÂ’s verbal abuse, and youÂ’ll be much happier. DEAR ABBY: What are you supposed to do when you are sitting in a salon having your hair cut and styled, and the next appointment shows up early and engages your stylist in nonstop conver-sation? My wife says this happens often in beauty parlors and I should suck it up. I wanted the stylistÂ’s full attention so I could get a good haircut. SheÂ’s not cheap. Am I right? What would you do? -PERPLEXED IN CALIFORNIA DEAR PERPLEXED: For the stylist to carry on an ongoing conversation with the next customer was unprofessional. If it happened to me, I would take my stylist aside and explain my feelings. For the next customer to monopolize the stylistÂ’s attention was rude. The person should have been asked to sit somewhere and make himor herself comfortable until you were finished. DEAR ABBY: One night I woke up to my cat scratching at my bedroom door to be let in. When I got up and opened the door, I heard my parents making love. They were so loud it grossed me out, because my little sister is 10 and we share a room right next to theirs. She still doesnÂ’t know about this kind of stuff. I want to tell them they donÂ’t need to be doing that, because what if she got scared and woke up and tried to go in there? What should I do -tell them to go to a motel? -GROSSED OUT IN MADISON, MISS. DEAR GROSSED OUT: Do NOT tell your parents to go to a motel. If the cat hadnÂ’t wak-ened you and you hadnÂ’t opened your bedroom door, you wouldnÂ’t have heard a thing. Be glad that you have parents who love each other and that you didnÂ’t overhear them fighting. If your sister ever wakes up and gets scared, she should know she can wake you up. P.S. At age 10, your sister shouldnÂ’t be com-pletely in the dark about the facts of life. And the person who should be talking to her about them is her mother. DEAR ABBY: I have an aunt (by marriage) who I think may be suf-fering from mental issues. All of a sudden, she is calling members of our family and telling them that Â“so-and-soÂ” (it var-ies) is talking about them behind their backs. Of course, none of it is true, but it has caused a huge rift in our family. Family members have had big arguments over these calls. The aunt is in her mid50s and has always been quiet and sweet to every-one, so of course when someone gets a call, the person tends to believe her. This is tearing our family to pieces, and no one knows for sure if sheÂ’s having problems or if she is telling the truth. HELP! My cousins are no longer speaking to one another or me. IÂ’m not close to her, but I have fallen prey to her phone calls to others. What should I do? -SLANDERED IN INDIANA DEAR SLANDERED: A sudden change in per-sonality can indeed be a sign of mental illness or a physical problem. Those family members who ARE still speaking to one another should approach the uncle to whom the woman is married and express the familyÂ’s con-cerns. She may need a physical and neurological evaluation. (And the cous-ins need to mend fences.) How sad. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY Happy Birthday: Secure your future. Put your per-sonal paperwork in order, and look for ways to invest wisely to ensure that you will not jeopardize what you have worked so hard to acquire. Relationships are changing and must be allowed to go in what-ever direction feels most natural. There is no room for manipulation this year. Stick to basics. Your num-bers are 9, 13, 22, 26, 31, 35, 49. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Get out and mingle with interesting people. Reassess your current position. Instigate a move that will improve you life and your future. DonÂ’t let a jealous friend or lover hold you back. Learn from someone older and more experienced. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Sincerity will help you get what you want. Remain calm if someone argues, and you will avoid a scene. Do what you say and you wonÂ’t need to make up excuses. Love is highlight-ed, and affectionate ges-tures will exceed anything you can say. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Participate in family and work activities that will bring you closer to the people you deal with daily. Building a solid base will pay off in terms of what you receive. Stabilization and growth is apparent if you combine work and pleasure. ++++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Put force behind your actions when dealing with personal or professional partners, or you can expect to take a backseat. A creative or fresh look at an existing problem will lead to a solu-tion, making you look like a hero. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Stay mellow and be obser-vant. Stepping back will allow you to see the big picture and come up with the most efficient way to fix a problem. A change is required and will make your life better. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): DonÂ’t rely on others to step up and fix whatÂ’s not working for you. Avoid making a scene or getting involved in a discussion that will magnify a small issue into something unmanageable. Make love, not war, and you will show your superiority. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23Oct. 22): Keep your eyes wide open. You will learn through your experiences. Expanding your interests will bring about opportuni-ties and the assistance you need to fulfill your dreams. Change is inevitable and should be welcomed. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Ease into any situation you come up against. You are better off playing it safe. Reservations will be warranted. Let your intu-ition guide you, especially when professional deci-sions are imminent. Love is highlighted and will ease your stress. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Travel, adven-ture and learning should all be wrapped up into one. A change of scenery or sharing with people from different backgrounds or mindsets will help you make wise choices that will enable you to achieve your per-sonal goals. +++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Avoid taking on responsibilities that donÂ’t belong to you. Make sug-gestions, but let others do the legwork. Put energy and time into your own goals and ideas. A personal partnership will help you get back to basics and enjoy life. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Make a decision regarding your home, family and commitment to actions that will help improve your life. Larger quarters or altering your current living situation will be beneficial. Consider starting or expanding a home-based business. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): DonÂ’t wait until itÂ’s too late to make a move. Assess your situation, protect your position and expand your inter-ests. Embrace change, if thatÂ’s whatÂ’s required to get what you want. Compromise now can lead to gains later. +++ Birthday Baby: You are outgoing, humorous and popular. You are aggres-sive and progressive. EugeniaÂ’s website -eugenialast.com, EugeniaÂ’s android app @ http://bit.ly/exhoro and join Eugenia on twitter/face-book/linkedin. THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Crush on teacher troubles student headed for college Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com Puzzle Solutions on the next page.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 17-18, 2012 PUZZLES & COMICS LAKE CITY REPORTER 7B DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CELEBRITY CIPHER CLASSIC PEANUTS PUZZLE ANSWERS
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Contact Roger at 386-365-4185 Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 LegalIN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 12-38-CAFIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, ABanking corporation organized under the laws of the Unit-ed States of America, f/k/a FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA,Plaintiff, v.PHILLIPD. WITTa/k/a PHILLIPDANIELWITT, if alive and if de-ceased; the Estate of PHILLIPD. WITTa/k/a PHILLIPDANIELWITT, STEPHANIE E. WITT, STATE OF FLORIDA, and CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, the decedentÂ’s unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against him; the unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors of deceased persons, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all un-known natural persons alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective un-known spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other par-ties claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trust-ees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corpo-ration or other legal entity names as defendant; and all claimants, per-sons, or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is un-known, claiming under any of the above-named or described defend-ants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands and properties hereinafter de-scribed,Defendants,NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: PHILLIPD. WITTa/k/a PHIL-LIPDANIELWITT, if alive and if deceased; the Estate of PHILLIPD. WITTa/k/a PHILLIPDANIELWITT, STEPHANIE E. WITT, STATE OF FLORIDA, and CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, the decedentÂ’s unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against him; the unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors of deceased persons, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all un-known natural persons alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective un-known spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other par-ties claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trust-ees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corpo-ration or other legal entity names as defendant; and all claimants, per-sons, or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is un-known, claiming under any of the above-named or described defend-ants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands and properties hereinafter de-scribed.YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that a Complaint to Foreclose Mort-gage has been filed by the Plaintiff, FIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, in the C circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, regarding the following described real proper-ty:Commence at the point of intersec-tion of the South right of way of S.R. #S-242 with the East line of the SW1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 25, Township 4 South, Range 16 East and run S 8856Â’30Â” West along said right of way, 260.0 feet to the West right of way line of Rayburn Road (50Â’wide); thence S 002Â’30Â” East along said West right of way line 630.0 feet to the Point of Begin-ning; thence continue S 002Â’30Â” East, 210.0 feet; thence S 8856Â’30Â” West, 210.0 feet; thence N 002Â’30Â” West 210.00 feet; thence N 8856Â’30Â” East, 210.0 feet to the Point of Beginning, Columbia Coun-ty, Florida.You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on the PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, PAULV. SMITH, ESQ., whose address is P.O. Box 2029, 4705 West U.S. Hwy. 90, Lake City, Florida 3205, and file the original with the Clerk of the above-named Court on or before the 3rd day of Sept, 2012.IF YOU FAILTO DO SO, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the com-plaint.WITNESS my hand and official seal, this 1st of August, 2012.P. DEWITTCASON,Clerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, Florida-sB. ScippioBy: Deputy Clerk 05534253August 17, 24, 2012 LegalIN THECIRCUITCIVILCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIR-CUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDI-VISIONFIRSTFEDERALSAVING BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,Vs.ELOYAALVAREZ and TONYAF.ALVAREZ AKATONYAFOUNTAIN ALVAREZ AKATO-NYADENISE FOUNTAIN AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS,Defendants.Case No. 12-2010-CA-000338DivisionNOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 31, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Co-lumbia County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Columbia County, Florida described as:LOT42, OF PHASE 2, EMERALD FOREST, ASUBDIVISION, AC-CORDING TO THE PLATTHERE-OF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6, ATPAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAnd commonly known as: 188 SWEMERALD ST, LAKE CITY, FL32024;including the building, appur-tenances, and fixtures located there-in, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, ATTHE COURTROOM ONE OF THE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYCOURT-HOUSE, 145 N. HERNANDO STREET, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, on September 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m..Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated this 8th day of August, 2012.Clerk of the Circuit CourtBy: -sB. ScippioDeputy Clerk05534341August 17, 24, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE No. 1200047CAGMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, SUC-CESSOR BYMERGER TO GMAC MORTGAGE CORPORATIONvs.CLARK, JR., CLIFFORD, et. al. DefendantsNOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 12000047CAof the Circuit Court of the 3RD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida, wherein, GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, SUCCESSOR BYMERGER TO GMAC MORT-GAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, and, CLARK JR., CLIFFORD, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, at the hour of, on the 19th day of Septem-ber, 2012, the following described property:THE W1/2 OF W1/2 OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP3 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, LYING NORTH OF SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILROAD, LESS AND EXCEPTTHE FOLLOWING DE-SCRIBED PROPERTY:BEGIN ATTHE NWCORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 21 FOR APOINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE WESTLINE OF SAID SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4, 432 FEET; THENCE EAST100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 432 FEETTO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4; THENCE WESTALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF SE 1/4 OF SE 1/4, 100 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.DATED this 9 day of August, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk Circuit CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy ClerkIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Please contact the Clerk of the CourtÂ’s disability coordinator at PO BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL32056, 386-719-7428 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this no-tification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711. 05534302August 17, 24, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYFLORIDACASE No. 12-2010-CA-000299BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPFKACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LPPlaintiffvs.JOSHUAGARNER & TOMLIN-SON, AMBER, et al. DefendantsNOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 12-2010-CA-000299 of the Circuit Court o the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for COLUM-BIACounty, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUC-CESSOR BYMERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LPFKACOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, and, JOSHUAGARNER & TOM-LINSON, AMBER, et. al., are De-fendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City Florida., at the hour of, on the Legal12th day of September, 2012, the fol-lowing described property:LOT15 PINE HILLS SUBDIVI-SION, ASUBDIVISION AS RE-CORDED IN PLATBOOK 5, PA-GES 58-58A, COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDAAND SUBJECTTO RESTRICTIONS AS RECORDED IN OFFICIALRECORDS BOOK 569, PAGE 107, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDATOGETHER WITH 1995 CHAD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME IDENTIFICATION #GAFL2AG250510139 AND GAFL2BG250510139Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.DATED this 9th day of Aug, 2012,P. DEWITTCASONClerk Circuit CourtBy:-sB. ScippioDeputy ClerkIf you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitle, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the CourtÂ’s disability coordinator at PO BOX 1569, LAKE CITY, FL32056,3867197428. at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired or voice impaired call 711.05534298AUGUST17, 24, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYCIVILACTIONCASE NO. 2011CA-000248UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States De-partment of Agriculture, Rural De-velopment, f/k/a Farmers Home Ad-ministration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service.Plaintiff,Vs.CLAUDIAB. MILLER; AQUAFI-NANCE, INC., a corporation, as As-signee of UNITED DISTRBUTERS, INC.,Defendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure entered on July 30, 2012, by the above entitled Court in the above style cause, the under-signed Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in COLUMBIACounty, Florida, described as:Lot 10, Block 1, QUAILHEIGHTS, a subdivision according to Plat there-of recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 104, Public Records, Columbia County, FloridaAt public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on 10/31/2012, on the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Her-nando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, 32055, beginning at 11:00 A.M., subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property de-scribed above.ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER TAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PEN-DENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN SIXTY(60) DAYS AF-TER THE SALE.REQUESTFOR ACCOMMODA-TIONS BYPERSON WITH DISA-BILITIESIf yo uare a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed-ing, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-tance. Please contact the ADACoor-dinator, Columbia County Court-house, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, (386) 719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon re-ceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.DATED on 8/1/2012.P. DeWITTCASONClerk of Circuit CourtP.O. Box 2069Lake City, FL32056BY: -sB.ScippioDeputy Clerk05534171August 10, 17, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAJUVENILE DIVISIONIN THE INTERESTOF:CASE NO. 2010-68-DPJ. C.DOB: 12/26/2001MINOR CHILD(REN).SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORYHEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIPSTATE OF FLORIDA:TO:Eduardo Cruz (address unknown) WHEREAS a Petition for Termina-tion of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in this Court regarding the above-referenced child(ren), a copy of which is on file with the Clerk of the Court,YOU ARE HEREBYCOMMAND-ED TO APPEAR before the Honora-ble E. Vernon Douglas, Circuit Judge, at the Columbia County Courthouse, Lake City, Florida, on SEPTEMBER 19, 2012, A T 10:40 A.M. for a Termination of Parental Rights Advisory Hearing.YOU MUSTAPPEAR ON THE DATE AND ATTHE TIME SPECI-FIED HEREIN.******FAILURE TO PERSONAL-LYAPPEAR ATTHIS ADVISORYHEARING CONSTITUTES CON-SENTTO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTALRIGHTS TO THIS CHILD (OR CHILDREN). IF YOU FAILTO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAYLOSE ALLLEGALRIGHTS TOTHE CHILD (OR CHILDREN) LegalNAMED IN THE PETITION ON FILE WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT******"Pursuant to Sections 39.804(4)(d) and 63.082(6)(g), Florida Statutes, you are hereby informed of the avail-ability of private placement with an adoption entity as defined in Section 63.032(3), Florida Statutes."WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court at Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, on the 8th day of August 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of Circuit Court(SEAL)By: -sT.BrewingtonDeputy ClerkTracy L. Sorcek, Esq.Florida Bar No. 46860ChildrenÂ’s Legal Services1389 West US Highway 90, Suite 110Lake City, FL32055(386) 758-1437IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, Telephone (386) 758-2163, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance or imme-diately upon receiving this notifica-tion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired or voice impaired, call 711. 05534196AUGUST10, 17, 24, 31, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAU.S. BANK NATIONALASSOCI-ATION AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS CIT-IGROUPMORTGAGE LOAN TRUSTINC. ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE SERIES 2007-AHL3CASE NO. 122012CA000271CAXXXXDIVISION:PlaintiffVs.ALVIN ROBERSON A/K/AAL-VIN F ROBERSON, LISAROBER-SON A/K/ALISAE ROBERSON, et alDefendantsNOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant:ALVIN ROBERSON A/K/AAL-VIN ROBERSON174 SWSHADYOAK WAYLAKE CITY, FL3202418577 SWSTATE ROAD 47FORTWHITE, FL32038YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property:ALLTHATPARCELOF LAND IN COLUMBIACOUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA, AS MORE FULLYDE-SCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 588, BEING KNOWN AND DESIG-NATED AS LOT13, BLOCK 1, SHADYOAKS ACRES, UNIT1, FILED IN PLATBOOK 598, PAGE 210.A/K/A174 SWSHADYOAK WAY, LAKE CITY, FL32024Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Udren Law Offices, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 4651 Sheridan Street, Suite 460, Holly-wood, FL33021 on or before Sep-tember 3, 2012, a date which is with-in thirty (30) days after the first pub-lication of this notice in Lake City Reporter and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or im-mediately thereafter; otherwise a de-fault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.You have 30 calendar days after the first publication of this Notice to file a written response to the attached complaint with the clerk of this court. Aphone call will not protect you. Your written response, includ-ing the case number given above and the names of the parties, must be filed if you want the court to hear your side of the case. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, mon-ey, and property may thereafter be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal re-quirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service or a legal aid office (listed in the phone book).This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to par-ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the pro-vision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or im-mediately upon receiving this notifi-cation if the time before the sched-uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impairedcall 711.WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 3rd day of August, 2012.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTAs Clerk of the Court by:By: -sB. ScippioAs Deputy Clerk05534336August 17, 24, 2012 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDIVISIONHSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC.,Plaintiff,vs.CASE NO. 1000 000308 CASUSAN N. BOYLE F/K/ASUSAN N. NOBLE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUSAN N. BOYLE F/K/ASUS-AN N. NOBLE; IF LIVING, IN-CLUDING ANYUNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RE-SPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN-EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALLOTH-ER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE NAMED DE-FENDANT(S); LVNVFUNDING, LLC, AS ASSIGNEE OF CITIFI-NANCIAL; WHETHER DIS-SOLVED OR PRESENTLYEXIST-ING, TOGETHER WITH ANYGRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CRED-ITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALLOTHER PERSONS CLAIM-ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINSTDEFENDANT(S); UN-KNOWN TENANT#1; UN-KNOWN TENANT#2;Defendant(s)NOTICE OF SALENotice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of COLUMBIACounty, Florida, I will sell the property situate in COLUM-BIACounty, Florida, described as:PARCELONE:COMMENCING ATTHE NWCORNER OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWN-SHIP6 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN S 02 DEGREES 46 MINUTES E, 210 FEETTO THE CENTERLINE OF A50 FOOTROAD RIGHTOF WAY: THENCE RUN N 88 DEGREES 03 MI-NUTES E, ALONG THE CENTER-LINE 210 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN S 02 DEGREES 46 MINUTES E, 210 FEET; THENCE RUN S 88 DE-GREES 03 MINUTES W, 210 FEET; THENCE RUN N 02 DE-GREES 46 MINUTES W, 210 FEET; THENCE RUN N 88 DE-GREES 03 MINUTES E, 210 FEETBACK TO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING. LESS AND EXCEPTA25 FOOTSTRIPON THE NORTH END OF LOTFOR AROAD EASEMENT.PARCELTWO:SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP6 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COM-MENCING ATTHE NWCORNER OF THE NW1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP6 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN S 02 DEGREES 46 MINUTES E, 210 FEETTO THE CENTERLINE OF A50 FOOTROAD RIGHTOF WAY; THENCE RUN N 88 DEGREES 03 MI-NUTES E, ALONG THE CENTER-LINE 420 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN S 02 DEGREES 46 MINUTES E, 210 FEET; THENCE RUN S 88 DE-GREES 03 MINUTES W, 210 FEET; THENCE RUN N 02 DE-GREES 46 MINUTES W, 210 FEET; THENCE RUN N 88 DE-GREES 03 MINUTES E, 210 FEETBACK TO THE POINTOF BEGIN-NING, LESS AND EXCEPTA25 FOOTSTRIPON THE NORTH END OF LOTFOR AROAD EASEMENT.A/K/A358 SE ROLLING HILLS DR.LAKE CITY, FL32025at public sale, at West door of the Columbia County Courthouse, 145 N. Hernando Street, Lake City, FL32056 at 11:00 AM, on August 29, 2012.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 29th day of August, 2012.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy -sB. ScippioDeputy ClerkTHIS INSTRUMENTPREPARED BY:Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra9204 King Palm DriveTampa, FL33619-1328 Attorneys for PlaintiffAMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommo-dations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of cer-tain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accom-modations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADACoordinator, 173 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770.05534098August 10 1 7 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 12-149-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFJAMES EDWARD WALLING, SR.,deceased.NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of JAMES EDWARD WALLING, SR., deceased, whose date of death was May 22, 2012; File Number 12-149-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Pro-bate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representa-tive and the personal representative's 755-5440Toplace your classified ad call PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter
FRIDAY& SATURDAY, AUGUST17-18, 2012 CLASSIFIEDLAKE CITYREPORTER 9B Professional Sales Associates Needed No experience necessary. STRONG desire to succeed needed. 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 SOLD IT FAST IN THE CLASSIFIEDSSelling your stuff is simple with a little help from the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Let our sales team help you place an ad today, in print and online! Call 386-755-5440 or go to www.lakecityreporter.com Legalattorney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is: August 17, 2012.Personal Representative: /s/ Eugene Clevie Walling, Sr. EUGENE CLEVIE WALLING, SR.105 Travis TrailFayetteville, Georgia 30215Attorneys for Personal Representa-tive:FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTORNEYS, P.A. By: /s/ Marlin M. FeagleMarlin M. FeagleFlorida Bar No. 0173248153 NE Madison StreetPost Office Box 1653Lake City, Florida 32056-1653386/752-719105534333August 17, 24, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 09-489-CAFIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the Unit-ed states of America, f/k/a FIRSTFEDERALSAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,v.MARK A. COOK, and ELIZA-BETH COOK; any and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under, or against the herein named individu-al Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said un-known parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees or others claimants; John Doe and Jane Doe as unknown tenants in pos-session, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,Defendants.FOURTH AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE is hereby given that P. DEWITTCASON, Clerk of the Cir-cuit Court of Columbia County, Flor-ida, will on the 26th day of Sept, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Columbia County, Courthouse in Lake City, Florida, offer for sale and sell at pub-lic outcry to the highest and best bid-der for cash, the following described property situated in Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, to-wit:Parcel I.D. No. 01-5S-16-03397-201Parcel 1ABegin at the Northwest corner of Lot 1, Cove at Rose Creek, a subdivision as recorded in Plat book 8, Pages 107-109 of the Public Records of Columbia County, Florida, and run thence S 0059Â’15Â” W, along the East maintained right of way of SWWalter Avenue, 555.21 feet to the North right of way of SWEmory-wood Glen; thence S 4714Â’30Â” E, along said North right of way, 21.85 feet; thence N 8922Â’22Â” E, along said North right of way, 148.68 feet to a Point of a curve; thence run Easterly along said North right of way, along the arc of said curve con-cave to the North having a radius of 470.00 feet, a central angle of 0710Â’56Â”, a chord bearing and dis-tance of N 8546Â’54Â” E 58.88 feet, an arc distance of 58.92 feet; thence N 1243Â’13Â” W, 579.16 feet to the North line of aforesaid Lot 1; thence S 8922Â’22Â” W, along said North line, 86.34 feet to the Point of Begin-ning.pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pend-ing in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 09-489-CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale.WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 8th day of August, 2012.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of the Circuit CourtColumbia County, FloridaBy: -sB. ScippioDeputy Clerk05534256August 17, 24, 2012 020Lost & Found FOUND Large Breed puppy on the morning of 8/14 on Hwy 256. Call for identification. 386-935-4473 FOUND AT11:40 a.m on 245 A on 8/14, Small red in color mix breed female w/ pink colar. OwnerFound FOUND Big Dog Off I-10 & Falling Creek Area. Call to identify. OWNERS FOUND LOSTAsmall manila envelope with several ladies rings inside. If found please contact 386-438-5057 100Job Opportunities05534212United States Cold Storage, Inc.is now hiring warehouse forklift operators Great benefits Minimum qualifications High School diploma Prior forklift experience Apply in person August 17th & 20th 9a.m.-4p.m. 211 NE McCloskey Ave Lake City, FL32055 EOE 100Job Opportunities05534241NOWHIRING Assistant Managers, Cashiers & Baggers for. High Springs fruit & gift stores. Benefits avail: health, dental, & vacation Apply in person: Florida Citrus Center(Chevron) 18603 NWCR 236, High Springs (exit 404 & I-75) 05534246Large 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 05534246Large 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 05534258OPS Gift Shop Attendant Stephen FosterFolk Culture CenterState Park White Springs, Florida $7.67/hr Approx. 28 hours per week Operate cash register, answer visitor inquiries in a courteous and tactful manner in person and over the phone, sells and stocks merchandise, provides cleaning and maintenance of the Gift Shop and Craft Cabins and is self motivated. Outstanding customer service is a must as well as knowledge of basic arithmetic, computers and sales. Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends, some nights and holidays. Able to deal well in a seasonal high traffic area with high volume sales. Applications must be received by Wednesday, August 22nd. Mail or fax a State of Florida Employment Application to: Attn: Kelli Pipkins, Gift Shop/Craft Square Manager Stephen Foster State Park P.O. Box G White Springs, FL32096 Fax (386) 397-4262 Applications are available online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com .Resumes are not accepted unless accompanied with a State of Florida Employment Application. DEPonly hires US Citizens or authorized aliens and is an EEO / ADA/ VPemployer. Section 110.128, F.S. prohibits the employment of any male required to register with Selective Service System under the US Military Selective Service Act. DRIVERS Flat bed To run FL/GA/SC. CDLClass A, 3 yrs. current exp., Good MVR Benefits. Call Atlantic Truck Lines at (904) 353-4723, M-F (9-3). 100Job Opportunities05534267OPS Craft Square Attendant Stephen FosterFolk Culture CenterState Park White Springs, Florida $9.00/hr Approx. 28 hours per week Operate cash register, answer visitor inquiries in a courteous and tactful manner in person and over the phone, sells and stocks merchandise, provides cleaning and maintenance of the Gift Shop and Craft Cabins and is self motivated. Special event planning and execution and demonstrator coordination are a must. Outstanding customer service is required as well as knowledge of basic arithmetic, computers and sales. Must be able to work rotating shifts including weekends, some nights and holidays. Must be able to deal well in a seasonal high traffic area with high volume sales. Applications must be received by Wednesday, August 22nd. Mail or fax a State of Florida Employment Application to: Attn: Kelli Pipkins, Gift Shop/Craft Square Manager Stephen Foster State Park P.O. Box G White Springs, FL32096 Fax (386) 397-4262 Applications are available online athttps://peoplefirst.myflorida.com Resumes are not accepted unless accompanied with a State of Florida Employment Application. DEPonly hires US Citizens or authorized aliens and is an EEO / ADA/ VPemployer. Section 110.128, F.S. prohibits the employment of any male required to register with Selective Service System under the US Military Selective Service Act. 05534315The Lake City Reporter, a five-day daily in North Florida, seeks an outgoing individual to join our outside sales team. This person should be self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed and possess an enthusiastic personality. Experience preferred, but will train the right person. To apply for this position please send resume to Josh Blackmon Advertising Directorjblackmon@lakecityreporter.com 05534320Maintenance Manager needed for a chain of convenience stores. CommÂ’l Refrigeration Exp, & Universal EPACard reqÂ’d. Responsibilities include but not limited to Refigeration, Heat/Air, Plumbing, & Ele. Salary Neg. approx. $16-$18 hr depending on knowlege & exp. Applications avail at the Jiffy Store Office. 1102 Howard Street, East, Live Oak, FLor jif fyfoodstores.com. Please return application to the address listed above. 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 Full time position for a Medical Equipment delivery technician. Experience preferred but not required. Excellent pay & benefits. Send reply to Box 05094, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 HELPWANTED Full time Energetic-Retail Exp. people person. Computer register & stock exp a plus. Apply in person. SmittyÂ’s Western Store. INSTALLATION TECH Must have truck/van & basic tools. Will train. Send resume. email@example.com Manager with Sales Skills and Marketing Assistant Needed. Two Position Available For More Info Go To www.LakeCityFLJobs.com Part-time office help needed, possible future full-time opportunity. Phones,filing, organizational skills & basic QuickBooks experience required. Please call 935-3381 and ask for Jennifer. 100Job OpportunitiesNEED CLASS "A" CDLdrivers, ($14.00/hr) to start, Delivering produce in the local area. 2 yrs. min. exp. in a Tractor/Trailer. Must have Reasonable 7 yr MVR, and be proficient at maintaining logs. Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs and be able to stand, bend, stoop and able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack. Benefits include 401-K, Profit Sharing, Medical & Dental.Must live in or around the Starke area. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional info or Pick up applications at 2222 N. Temple Ave, Unit 4 Any day till to 12:00pm 05533866We Need You Now FT/PT, Daily work, get paid in 72 hrs. Deliver the at&t Yellow Pages in the Lake City area. Must be 18 yrs+, have DL, vehicle & insurance. Call for more info (800) 422-1955 Ext. 1 8:00 A-4:30PMon-Fri www.DeliverPhoneBooks.com POPEYEÂ’S has Management Opportunities, min 2 yrs fast food management exp. a must to be considered, hlth ins. & competitive salary avail. For consideration, call Richard @ 904-254-2666 or send resume to 121 N Main Blvd. RETAILAuditor S & S Office is hiring Afull-time Retail Auditor Duties include: Strong cost/ retail accounting, strong 10 key and excel experience needed. Benefits include: vacation, sick leave, credit union, profit sharing, dental, health and life insurance. Drug Free Workplace EOE. Apply in person at S & S Office 134 SE Colburn Ave., Lake City, FL32025 Sales Position Available for motivated individual. Rountree -Moore Toyota Great benefits, paid training/vacation. Exp. a plus but not necessary. Call Anthony Cosentino 386-623-7442 THE COLUMBIACOUNTY SHERIFFÂ’S OFFICE Is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 Rotation Wrecker List and for the CCSO Fleet Towing Annual Contract. Application packets may be picked up between 8-5 Mon-Fri at the CCSO Operations Center located at 4917 U.S. Hwy 90 East, Lake City, Florida. All applications must be received by 5pm August 30th 2012. WANTED LEGALSECRETARY Experience Necessary, Medical Benefits Available. Fax resume to: 386-961-9956. Wee Care Too located at Windsong Apts Lake City Is looking for Professional VPK Qualified Teachers holding a CDA or Higher. Experience Necessary. Fax Resume to 754-2262 or Apply in person. 120Medical Employment05534216Advent Christian VillageCurrent JOBS Line Advertisement call 658-5627 orvisit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week Be your BEST, Among the BEST! CNA FT/PT/ long-term care settingÂ’ 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. F/TMAor CNAneeded for busy primary care medical practice M-F. Must have experience. Fax resumeÂ’s to 386-487-1232. MA to workFront/Back 30 hrs per week. Exp. Preferred in Ped and/or Family Practice. Experience giving injections & taking accurate vital signs. Good communications, documentation, assessment, and organizational skills. Fax 758-5628 240Schools & Education05534345Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Â• Nursing Assistant, $479next class08/20/2012Â• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-09/10/12Â• 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 407Computers DELLComputer $75.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 DELLComputer $75.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 408Furniture 3 piece living room furniture, good condition, sold by non-smokers, older couple. $200 Contact 386-288-5558 413Musical MerchandiseLudwig drums 8 pc, maple kit, w/ 7 zilgjian cymbals, iron cobra, double base pedal, like new. For details & photoÂ’s 386-867-1173 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 Moving Sale 8/17 & 8/18, 8 a.m ?, 248 SWAloe off 252B. Varies HHgoods, Electric scooter, menÂ’s & womenÂ’s clothing,quilts. Multi Family Furniture, clothes, & HH items! Everything must go! Saturday, 8/18/12 from 8 am-? 1095 SWJamestown Glen. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT8/18Multi Family8 am-1pm Misc HH items, clothes(range of sizes, incl plus). Screen Room for trailer. 340 SWThurman Ter, LC 440Miscellaneous UTILITYTRAILER Enclosed 6Â’x16Â’. Needs Minor Work. $900. Contact 386-365-5099 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434
10B LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIED FRIDAY& SATURDAY, AUGUST17-18, 2012 2004 Ford F350 Dually Lariat, crew cab, 61,000 miles. $17,900 obo 386-755-0653 630 Mobile Homes forRent 2/1 Quiet & Clean, Private Landscaped ac. Carport, Deck, Patio, W&D, On Creek. No pets. NO UTILITYDEPOSITS. $500 mo. 1st +last, MUSTSEE 752-7027. Long term preferred. 3/2 SW, handicap accessible, W atertown area, $500 mth, $500 dep. Call for more info. 386-344-0144 MOBLE HOMEFOR RENT 3BR/1.5 BA Stiles Way off Price Creek Contact 386-623-4213 640 Mobile Homes forSale 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail email@example.com 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 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. MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 W ell maintained mobile on 10 acres. 2 car covered carport. $77,900 MLS#79417 Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Home on 1 ac, Granite floors, Nice open kitchen & Fla. Room, beautiful yard, $129,000 MLS# 77292 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 T oday 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! W ANTEDCASH PAID for your Mobile Home, Singlewide or Doublewide flood homes welcome. Call 386-288-8379 Palm Harbor Village Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go New Homes Start at $39,900 800-622-2832 ext 210 650 Mobile Home & Land FSBO 14X70 2BD/2BA T railer on 8.69 acres for $65,000.Contact 386-438-0293 or 904-964-3206 Hallmark Real Estate A Place to Plat Stretch out & enjoy manufactured home on 1.9 acres. 2 bedroom w/ CH/A. $54,000 Call Nate Sweat 386-628-1552 Hallmark Real Estate HUD Home in Trenton! $40,000! 3/2, Needs Handyman www.hudhomestore.com Case #091-381778 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 Hallmark Real Estate T raffic Free Private Location DWon 5 acres. 40 yr Transferable W arranty! $58,900 MLS 80623. Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05534348 W eve got it all! WINDSONG APTS 2/2 $536 3/2 $573 *Free afterschool program 386-758-8455 2 bedroom, 2 bath on golf course, $695 mth Call Michelle 752-9626 2 Bedroom / 1 Bath Apts for rent in Live Oak. Call for price. Contact 386-623-3404 & 386-362-9806 2/1 w/garage & washer/dryer hookups. East side of town, Call for details 386-755-6867 2BR/2BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and T imco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 A Landlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Amberwood Hills Apts. Private Patio area. Beautiful yard. W asher/dryer hkup. Free water & sewer. 1/1, 2/1. Move in special. 386-754-1800. wwwmyflapts.com Brandywine Apartments Now Renting 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms, CH/A. 386-752-3033 W. Grandview Ave. Equal Housing Opportunity TDD Number 1-800-955-8771 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Great area West of I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $600-$750 plus Security. 386-965-3775 710 Unfurnished Apt. ForRent Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Gorgeous, Lake View 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A $450. mo $530 dep. No pets 386-344-2170 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com TENANTS DREAM Newly remodeled, 2bd/1ba duplex with w/d hook up. Must see Call for details 386-867-9231 Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 W ayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com W indsorArms Apartments. Move in! 2/1, 2/1.5, 2/2. Pet Friendy. Free 200 ch. Dish. Washer/dryer hkup.386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com 720 Furnished Apts. ForRent Rooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 Rooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730 Unfurnished Home ForRent 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 A vailable 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 Rivers Estates $950 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. 750 Business & Office Rentals 05532259 OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq' 8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations T om Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 05533805 17,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7 Acres of Land Sale $195,000, Rent $1,500 mo. T om Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. We ekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. We ekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 760 W anted to Rent Looking to rent room w/in the next two months. for $150-$200 mth, utilties incl. Contact 260-246-4203 790 V acation Rentals Scalloping Horseshoe Beach Spcl Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 Floridas Last Frontier 805 Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice 5 acres on River Rise, S/B (Homes only) Underground utilities. $65,000 MLS #76151 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Nice vacant lot in desirable river Community, $15,000 MLS #73268 805 Lots forSale Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473, Beautiful lot on Suwannee River. Property features stairway down to Suwannee. $35,000 MLS #78842 810 Home forSale 3/2 Home South of town with tile floors, lush bedroom carpets, updated baths & fixtures, new counter tops. $99,900 MLS 81229 Call Robin Williams 386-365-5146 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage,1 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White area Rivers Estates $125,000 River access. Call 305-345-9907. BRICK HOME that sparkles with like new! Fenced back yard with large oaks. Great location. $79,500 Call John Pierce 386-344-2472 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Mayfair s/d, Brand New Brick, 3br/2ba split plan, covered porch MLS #80025, $171,900 Elaine Tolar 386-755-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Private Estate, City Limits, 6 br/2 ba, 3 fireplaces, 39.7 acres included MLS# 76111, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Excellent location 3br/1b Recent remodeling (Kitchen & floors) $89,000. MLS# 79838, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty In Town, Screened in ground pool, FP, Workshop, New appliances. MLS# 115,900 Elaine Tolar 752-6488 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty 1bd/1ba, plant shed, workshop, located 2 mi off Hwy 129, $74,900. MLS# 81060, Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Piccadilly 3br/2b, Formal Dining & Bonus Room. $177,900. MLS# 81094 Neil Holton 984-5046 Hallmark Real Estate Just Reduced! Brick 3/2 home on one acre Backyard fenced, sprinklersystem $114,900 MLS 80332 Call Jay Sears 386-867-1613 Hallmark Real Estate Pool & Lakefront Home on 7.95 acres. 30 X 60 workshop guest house, 4 bdrms-3-1/2 bths. MLS 80554. Janet Creel 386-719-0382 Home for Sale by owner 161 SE Andy Court Lake City, FL For details call (386) 623-3749 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 4/33,786sq. ft., 2 Additional Rooms could be bedrooms, (Short Sales), $219,900. MLS#79905 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 T wo story, tons of sq footage, bdrms upstairs, 2 car carport $124,900. MLS#80555 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3br/2ba Upgraded DWMH on 5.1 acres. 1194 sqft 24x24 shed $124,900. MLS#80903 820 Farms & Acreage 120 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. W ill Finance 386-364-6633 4 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 830 Commercial Property COMMERCIALBUILDING in great location near US 90 I-75 hub. On 1.8 acrescall Janet Creel 386719-0382 MLS 75778 Hallmark Real Estate Estate Sale Warehouse units on 5 acres in central location. Flexible sales terms or O/F. $279,000. Janet Creel 386-719-0382 MOTEL8 25 units. Plus 3 bedroom brick home. On State Road 47. Call 386-755-9306 850 W aterfront Property RIVER HOME Excellent Location $169,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860 Investment Property 2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. RESULTS REALTY, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473 Great Investment on main Rd, 2 units with 2BR/1B, $230,000 MLS# 79271 880 Duplexes T otally Refurbished 2/1 w/ deck or patio & garage 1300 sq ft, W/D hook up, CH/A, $680 mth Lease Required 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 940 T rucks 2004, F-350 Dually, Lariat, crew cab, 61,000 miles, 20 ton Fifth wheel, hidden pop-up goose neck hitch, w/ truck topper, chrome brush guard $17,900 OBO 386-755-0653. Retail Value $20,800 w/o options For You! Call 755-5440 T oday NEED HELP! Let Us Write Y our Classified Ad RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter ADVERTISE YOUR Job Opportunities in the Lake City Reporter Classifieds. Enhance Your Ad with Y our Individual Logo For just pennies a day. Call today, 755-5440.
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