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Opinion ............... 4A People ................. 2A Obituaries ............. 5A Advice & Comics ....... 6, 7B Puzzles ................. 6B TODAY IN BUSINESS Salma Hayek loves Mexico. COMING SUNDAY Local News Roundup. 90 69 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75LAKECITYREPORTER COM WEEKEND EDITION CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No 152 PREVIEW In Todays Paper Columbia & Fort White High School 1A Committee tight-lipped on choice Storm strategy Michael Lord, Lake City Public Works equipment operator, performs routine maintenance on a ditch along NW Harpers Place and NW Cray Way Thursday. Isaac strengthens, slows in Caribbean By DANICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Isaac churned toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti early Friday, threaten ing to strengthen into a hur ricane that could take a shot at Florida and the Gulf Coast just as the Republicans gather for their national convention. The storm dumped heavy rain across eastern and south ern Puerto Rico and whipped up waves as high as 10 feet (3 meters) in the Caribbean as it moved through the region. U.S. forecasters said Isaac could become a Category 1 hur ricane today as it approaches the island of Hispaniola, which is shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti. It was expect ed to weaken a little while cross City prepares for Isaac By HANNAH O. BROWN firstname.lastname@example.org City public works is cleaning out ditches, clearing pipes and focusing on storm drainage to prepare for rain and winds from Tropical Storm Isaac. Even though we started yesterday, theres just so much to get done around here and so much water on the ground, said Joey Raulerson, assistant director of city public works. Raulerson said public works is doing everything they can to prepare for potential storm damage. We got every crew we got working on storm drainage, he said. Raulerson said city ditches are full of water. He said the public works crew is just try ing to get the water moving, though options are limited with bloated retention ponds and heavily saturated soil. Where are you going to pump to? Raulerson said. Everything is full. The city is having inmates fill sandbags, Raulerson said. They have accumulated 6,000 bags so far. Raulerson said they have already handed out between 200 and 300 sandbags to city residents. People are already getting prepared, he said. With the FEMA report on Debby just completed, Raulerson said city public works is doing everything they can to get ready. Ballot errors blamed on glitch By TONY BRITT email@example.com After certifying primary results earlier in the week, Columbia County Supervisor of Elections office staff and employees are in the midst of preparing for the November general election. Liz P. Horne, Columbia County Supervisor of Elections, said election results from last weeks primary were certified and sent to Florida Division of Elections officials Tuesday. The results are certified because we have taken care of everything that was included in the voting all the numbers of voters, absentee, early, provisional... , Horne said. Anything that we had was calculat ed, checked and sent to Tallahassee. The Canvassing Board signed-off on it and sent it to Tallahassee. During the early voting period of the primary election, an issue arose when elections officials found more than 100 instances where voter addresses did not match with the persons actual voting district. We had an error in our database and it affected 140 people, Horne said. During the time we were try ing to correct it, 21 (affected) people cast a ballot. We corrected it within 24 hours. The other 119 voters got the correct ballot. Horne said she doesnt expect the addressing/ballot issue to return during the November general elec tion. Weve already been through our database with Ron Croft (Columbia From staff reports Florida Democratic party leaders are scheduled to meet with demo crats in each of the seven counties in the Third Judicial Circuit today to narrow a list of candidates to find a nominee for the ballot in the race for state attorney. Democrats have until Tuesday after noon to get orga nized and select a qualified candidate to place on the ballot in the November general election. The person selected will fill the Democratic nomination vacated by incumbent State Attorney Robert L. Skip Jarvis, who pulled out of the race on Monday. The per son selected will face Lake City Republican Jeff Siegmeister in November. State Democrats planned to consult with all the organized Democratic committees in each of the circuits seven counties and dis Brannon mentioned as possibility from Columbia County. Brannon Storm edges west, but still remains serious threat here. Officials concerned about where all the water will go. INSIDE Skip Jarvis responds to report, Letters 4A Computer problems with addresses are corrected, Horne says. Football Kickoff Classics tonight Columbia and Fort White high schools have Kickoff Classic games tonight. Columbia hosts Santa Fe High at 7:30 p.m. while Fort White hosts Suwannee High at 7:30 p.m. Varsity is expected to play the first half while backups and JV will play during the second half. Elks event B&S Combs Elks Lodge number 1599, 1688 NE Washington St., will be host ing 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 donation of $25. Come out and enjoy and evening with the Elks Family. Contact Carlos Brown at 288-6235 for information. Back to school service Presley 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. For additional information please contact: Oni Allen, Patricia Carter, Destiny Hill, Sandra Price or Bernice Presley at 7524074. Family Pet Show The UF Columbia County Extension and 4H Clubs will sponsor a Family Fun Pet Show on Saturday, Aug 25th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exhibitors can be 5 years to adult and pet show categories are: Pocket Pets (mice, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pig, etc), rabbits, dogs, cats, exotic pets (reptiles, amphibians, spiders, etc), fish and farm pets. There will also be a pet fashion show. Registration info and entry rules are available at the Columbia County Extension Office at 752-5384. Nutcracker auditions Auditions for Nutcracker and youth group Next Generation will be Sunday, Aug. 26 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Pofahl Studios, 1325 NW 2nd St. in Gainesville. Audition fee is $20. Dance Alive National Ballet wel comes dancers from sur rounding counties, studios and gyms to audition. For information call 352-3712986. ATTORNEY continued on 8A BALLOT continued on 8A JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter ISAAC continued on 8A
CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, pleas e call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays AROUND FLORIDA Thursday: Afternoon: 1-8-6 Evening: N/A Thursday: Afternoon: 8-5-2-3 Evening: N/A Wednesday: 8-11-16-20-34 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 HOW TO REACH USMain number ........(386) 752-1293 Fax number ..............752-9400Circulation ...............755-5445Online... www.lakecityreporter.comThe Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub-lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter. 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Lee County SheriffÂ’s officials said Thursday the cause of death has not been determined and an investigation continues. Patterson was reported missing in July 2011 after she didnÂ’t show up for the first day of school. Investigators found PattersonÂ’s body Wednesday, a day after receiving information from her 45-year-old ex-hus-band, who was on trial in Huntsville, Ala., on felony theft charges. Lee County deputies were in Alabama to testify in the case. Proctor was sentenced to life in prison on those charges. Proctor was arrested last year on the Alabama theft charges after he fled to Florida when investiga-tors questioned him about PattersonÂ’s disappearance.FBI probing primary funding MIAMI Â— The FBI is investigating the unsuc-cessful Florida congres-sional primary campaign of an unknown Democratic candidate who may have improperly received thou-sands of dollars for mail services from Republican U.S. Rep. David Rivera. A senior law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the probe is ongo-ing, confirmed Thursday to The Associated Press that investigators are look-ing into direct-mail and voter data services used by Justin Lamar SternadÂ’s campaign prior to the Aug. 14 primary. The investigation was first reported by The Miami Herald. The FBI declined to confirm or deny the probe. At least one of SternadÂ’s mailings was critical of the eventual Democratic nomi-nee, Joe Garcia, who has previously tried to unseat Rivera. Sternad claims he loaned money to his campaign for the mailings. Rivera denies connection.Health officials investigate hospital MIAMI Â— An investigation of abuse allegations at a Florida hospital that treats brain injuries has revealed the hospital is treating resi-dents without brain injuries. State health officials sent a letter Thursday to The Florida Institute of Neurologic Rehabilitation in Wauchula, noting the hospital also houses a large number of long term care patients with no plans to transition them back into the community. The state also expressed concern over a patient restraint tac-tic. Three state agencies conducted an unannounced inspection of the hospital earlier this month, days after news reports detailing patient abuse. The state has investigated roughly 200 abuse and neglect allegations at the hospital since 2005. Thirty-six of those cases were verified as abuse but none resulted in death. The hospital has 10 days to address the issues. Results in 3 tight races finalized TALLAHASSEE Â— FloridaÂ’s primary elec-tion results became final Thursday, including three legislative races decided by 34 or fewer votes, although at least one of those may be contested. The three-member Florida Elections Canvassing Commission, chaired by Gov. Rick Scott, met briefly to certify the results. Among them were easy top-of-the-ticket pri-mary wins for Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, who will challenge the incumbent Nelson on Nov. 6.UF frat boys chase suspect GAINESVILLE Â— Police say a burglary suspect ran after he was spotted in the bedroom of the Kappa Alpha fraternityÂ’s house mother at the University of Florida. But he didnÂ’t get far. According to a police report, some fraternity members chased 23-year-old Solomon Jamel Taylor III early Thursday morn-ing and held him down until police arrived. The Gainesville Sun reports Taylor entered the womanÂ’s bedroom through a balcony. The woman was awakened when her dog started barking. University of Florida police say it doesnÂ’t appear Taylor is enrolled at the school or that he knew the woman. Missing teacherÂ’s body found near Fort Myers LOS ANGELES Â— Salma Hayek says she is proud to be Mexican and that comments suggesting otherwise were Â“lost in translation.Â” The 45-year-old actress issued a statement Thursday after German Vogue magazine quoted her as saying she Â“hardly had any memories of what it is to be Mexican.Â” Hayek says she has never denied her back-ground or culture, and has taught her young daughter to speak Spanish and appreciate Mexican history, music, food and folk art. She goes on to say that she has always tried Â“to represent my Mexican roots with honor and prideÂ” and is saddened by the magazineÂ’s misinter-pretation of her remarks. Hayek plays the leader of a Mexican drug cartel in the Oliver Stone drama Â“Savages.Â”King gives intimate show INDIANOLA, Miss. Â— When B.B. King took the stage at the 32nd annual B.B. King Homecoming in the small Mississippi town of Indianola, he introduced each member of his band. Then he introduced himself. At 86, King may move a little slower than he once was, but thereÂ’s no ques-tion about his ability to please fans. Some die-hard fans came from as far away as Britain to hear him sing the blues. It was an intimate performance, with King seat-ed inches from the crowd at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola. He closed with one of his anthems, Â“The Thrill is Gone.Â” For fans on a summer night in the Mississippi Delta, the thrill was back.Â‘HairsprayÂ’ pros to run Oscars LOS ANGELES Â— The producing team that helped to create such musicals as Â“ChicagoÂ” and Â“HairsprayÂ” is overseeing the next Academy Awards cer-emony. Academy management announced Thursday that Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce the 85th annual Oscars that will air live Feb. 24 on ABC. Zadan and Meron were executive producers on 2002Â’s Â“Chicago,Â” which won six Oscars including best picture. They also were producers on the 2007 hits Â“HairsprayÂ” and Â“The Bucket ListÂ” and last yearÂ’s remake of Â“Footloose.Â” Zadan also produced the 1984 original Â“Footloose.Â” Among Zadan and MeronÂ’s TV credits are the series Â“Smash,Â” Â‘Â’A Raisin in the SunÂ” and the upcoming Â“Steel Magnolias.Â”Lochte: Racing prince Â‘coolestÂ’ LAS VEGAS Â— Team USAÂ’s swimming golden boy says it was Â“the coolest thingÂ” that BritainÂ’s Prince Harry challenged him to swim race at a Las Vegas pool party, but heÂ’s glad he missed the royalÂ’s Sin City controversy. Ryan Lochte tells NBCÂ’s Â“TodayÂ” show Thursday that the princeÂ’s entourage approached him at his 28th birthday party Monday, say-ing Harry wanted to meet him. Lochte says both were fully clothed but took off their shirts for the contest at the XS nightclub pool at the Wynn resort. The 11-time Olympic medalist won. Lochte says heÂ’s Â“kinda happyÂ” the prince didnÂ’t invite him up for partying at a hotel suite. Photos leaked online show Harry naked and next to a woman during a game of strip billiards. Lochte says he Â“didnÂ’t need that.Â”New movie will be shot in Nebraska NORFOLK, Neb. Â— An Oscar-winning direc-tor is planning to shoot much of his new movie in Nebraska. Alexander Payne, who directed Â“About Schmidt,Â” Â“Sideways,Â” and Â“The Descendants,Â” said filming of his next movie Â— tentatively called Â“NebraskaÂ” Â— will begin this October. The movie will star Bruce Dern and Will Forte in the story of a father and his estranged son traveling from Montana to Lincoln, Neb. Hayek: Â‘I am proud to be Mexican.Â’ Hayek arrives for the screening of the film, Â“As Luck Wou ld Have It Â“ (La Chispa De La Vida), at the 62nd edition of International Film Festival Berlinale, in Berlin. Hayek say s she is proud to be Mexican and that comments suggesting other wise were Â“lost in translation.Â” ASSOCIATED PRESSn Associated Press n Associated Press2An WWE Chairman Vince McMahon is 67. n Actor Steve Guttenberg is 54. n Baseball player Cal Ripken Jr. is 52. n Molly Hatchet vocalist Jimmy Farrar is 51. n Sportscaster Craig Kilborn is 50. n Actress Marlee Matlin is 47. n Basketball player Reggie Miller is 47. n Comedian Dave Chappelle is 39. n Actor Chad Michael Murray is 31 n Actor Rupert Grint is 24.
LAKE CITY REPORTER STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 3A CURT ANDERSON Associated Press MIAMI The FBI is investigating whether a little-known Democratic congressional candi date improperly received thousands of dollars for campaign mailings from Republican U.S. Rep. David Rivera, a senior law enforcement official said Thursday. At least one of the mail ings from Justin Sternads campaign was critical of the eventual Democratic nomi nee, Joe Garcia, who has previously tried to unseat Rivera in Floridas 25th congressional district that stretches from suburban Miami to Key West. Authorities are looking into direct-mail and voter data services used by Sternads campaign prior to the Aug. 14 primary, said the official, who has knowl edge of the investigation but spoke only on the con dition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the probe is ongoing. The investigation was first reported by The Miami Herald. The FBI declined to confirm or deny the probe. Sternad did not return a telephone call. Rivera has denied any wrongdoing or having any connection to Sternads campaign. Earlier this week, Sternad filed amended forms with the Federal Elections Commission indicating that he had loaned his own campaign nearly $64,000 despite reporting rela tively modest income and investments on other fed eral forms. In a letter to the FEC, Sternad said he failed to report the loan earlier because he was waiting for a final spending tally. I have now received invoices for the expendi tures and this amendment represents satisfaction of those invoices, Sternad said in the letter. The amended FEC filing shows Sternads campaign spent nearly $47,000 with Rapid Mail. That compa nys owner, Joe Borrero, told The Herald that Rivera was behind the mailings, and they were sometimes paid for with envelopes stuffed with cash. Borerro did not return a telephone call Thursday from the AP. Hugh Cochran, the president of a voter list company called Campaign Data, told the newspaper that Rivera hired him to create the list eventually used for Sternads mail ings. Cochran, who also did not return email and phone calls, said he ran the voter list and emailed it to both Borrero and Rivera. On Sternads financial disclosure statement, he reported income of $14,490 through July from his job as night auditor at a Miami Beach hotel. The year before, the father of five reported earning $29,281 from two hotel jobs. He reported investment in a mutual fund but did not show taking any money out of it. Riveras campaign said in an email to the AP he had nothing to do with Sternad. Congressman Rivera has never met Mr. Sternad, has never spoken to Mr. Sternad, knows nothing about Mr. Sternad and has no connection whatso ever to Mr. Sternad or his campaign, the statement said. Congressman Rivera will continue to focus on important issues facing our country, such as the need to improve the economy and create jobs. In a subsequent phone interview, Rivera said Sternads amended finan cial disclosure forms speak for themselves and exonerate me from any false allegations that have been launched. Federal law limits con tributions from individu als to $2,500 per election, with serious criminal viola tions punishable by up to five years in prison. The FEC, however, often treats campaign finance viola tions as civil rather than criminal matters, imposing fines instead of seeking jail time. The Sternad flap comes as Rivera remains under federal investigation for potential tax violations related to a $1 million con tract he had with a Florida gambling company. A related state investigation earlier this year cleared Rivera of wrongdoing, although it raised many questions about his mix ture of campaign and per sonal funds. Despite no previous experience, Sternad fin ished third in the districts Democratic primary with 11 percent of the vote. 3A THANK YOU! Because education is too important to be left to anyone else. Political Advertisement paid for and approved by Dana Glen Brady for School Board District 2. ONI BROWN ALLEN FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 Thank You! A Voice of the People for the People BROWN ALLEN BROWN ALLEN COUNTY COMMISSIONER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 1 Thank You! Thank You! A Voice of the People A Voice of the People Political Ad Paid for and approved by Oni Brown Allen for County Commissioner Dist. 1 Associated Press TALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scotts approval rating has improved to 41 percent, a poll released Thursday shows. But 49 percent of the 1,241 likely Florida vot ers polled Aug. 15-21 disapprove of Scotts performance as gover nor. However, the 41 per cent approval represents improvement for Scott, who consistently lan guished below 40 percent in several previous sur veys. The random telephone poll of 1,241 Florida voters by Quinnipiac University, CBS News and the New York Times had a margin of error is plus or minus 2.8 percentage points. Scott is scheduled to welcome delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Monday weather per mitting. Meanwhile, the same poll shows U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson leading Republican challenger Connie Mack IV by a margin of 50 per cent to 41 percent in their U.S. Senate contest. River rising JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter The Santa Fe River is expected to crest on Saturday, producing flooding in the Fort White region, hitting 25.6 feet. Steady and almost daily rains in recent weeks, including .7 inches on Tuesday, have saturated the local area, leaving the river swol len. In addition, the area is almost certain to get a drenching from Tropical Storm Isaac, which should be a hurricane by the time it nears North Florida. Floridians still dont embrace Gov. Rick Scott KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press Writer MIAMI An investigation of abuse allegations at a southwest Florida hospital that treats brain injuries revealed the hospital is treating people without such injuries, prompting the state on Thursday to ask the hospital to transfer those 50 patients else where. Three state agencies con ducted an unannounced inspec tion of The Florida Institute of Neurologic Rehabilitation in Wauchula earlier this month. The inspection came days after news reports detailing patient abuse, including two incidents in which staffers allegedly abused two autistic patients and another where a patient swallowed fish hooks and batteries in an attempt to escape the facility. Fifty patients were inappro priately admitted to the hospital because they didnt have a spinal cord or brain injury, state offi cials found. They ordered the hospital to make plans to relocate those patients. Additionally, the letter noted that a large number of patients are in long-term residen tial care with no plans to tran sition back to the community, which violates state statute for such a facility. The letter did not specify how many patients. Hospital officials said they will appeal the states request to trans fer those 50 patients, alleging the state misinterpreted the law. The patients in question deserve the best possible care and not only do we believe that (the states) administrative rec ommendations are without legal merit, we believe that their rec ommendations are harmful to the future care and rehabilitation of these patients, the hospital said in a statement. Patients from all over the coun try are sent to the facility. Elmer Cerano, executive direc tor of the nonprofit Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, had a patient at the facility and said it was very difficult to remove her when she wanted to leave. Michigan does not have a cap on its no-fault auto insurance, making it a deep well for reha bilitative facilities to draw from, he said. Are people really going there because its a quality program or is it because of the no-fault cap? he said. The Department of Children and Families has investigated roughly 200 abuse and neglect allegations at the hospital since 2005, according to an agency spokeswoman. Thirty-six of those cases were verified as abuse or neglect, but the department is keeping the details of them con fidential because none resulted in death. The 238-bed hospital, which operates three transitional living facilities and a child-care unit on the campus, has 10 days to address the issues in the letter and come up with a corrective action plan or it could face thou sands of dollars in fines. The abuse investigations are ongoing, but state officials noted in the letter that they were concerned by patient complaints regarding the most restrictive and highest inten sity restraint method used to calm patients in crisis. State health offi cials asked the hospital for details of the restraint tactic, including specif ics on how patients are protected during it, according to the letter. State officials are still investigat ing additional abuse and neglect allegations. One recent case involv ing the exploitation of a patient was verified as abuse. The employee involved was fired and no other details were given, according to the letter. State officials cant com ment on abuse investigations, but did say that most cases of adult exploitation they investigate are financial. The hospital also failed to provide incident reports that state health offi cials requested nearly three weeks ago, according to the letter. The investigation also revealed that one hospital staffer should not have been hired because the individual had a criminal back ground. Officials did not give details of the crime and hospi tal officials said they took that staffer off the schedule and are working on an exemption. The hospitals owner says the abuse charges are old and being rehashed as part of an attempt by a neighboring business, a fer tilizer company, to damage the facilitys reputation so it can gain a lucrative permit to extract an estimated billion dollars worth of phosphate near hospital land. Hospital CEO Joseph Brennick says the hospital has dealt with abuse incidents by firing staff and installing surveillance cameras. Brennick believes that the fertil izer company, CF Industries, is seizing on past allegations to dis credit the hospital before a com ing decision by county officials on whether the company will be allowed to mine phosphate near hospital land. The company cannot mine within a quarter mile of the hos pitals property under a 2007 rul ing by a county board of commis sioners. Hardee County officials estimate there may be a few mil lion tons of phosphate within that quarter-mile area, worth roughly $1.25 billion. CF Industries is seeking a waiver to allow mining to pro ceed in the restricted area, which the county is expected to discuss later this month. A Tallahassee public relations firm has been calling attention to the hospitals abuse allegations on behalf of a consumer advocacy group. The PR firm also repre sents the fertilizer company, but both parties have denied claims they are promoting the hospitals abuse incidents. SW Florida hospital under investigation by state FBI probing primary funding Associated Press ARIPEKA Authorities say a 33-year-old Pasco County is accused of steal ing $20,000 worth of col lectible model trains from a retirees home, then sell ing them online for only $700. The Tampa Bay Times reports Eric Malm was arrested Wednesday. He is charged with burglary, dealing in stolen property and violating his felony drug offender probation. Sheriffs officials say Malm knew the retiree, who lives in Aripeka along Floridas Gulf coast. They say he placed ads online to sell the trains. Model trains stolen
We havebotchedSyriaÂ’s war ONE OPINION RyanCare good enough for Pelosi, Reid LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Database report angers attorney 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: email@example.com Q The Washington Times Q The Washington Post OPINION Friday & Saturday, August 24-25, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A ANOTHER VIEW G overnor Romney now owns the Republican, Ryan budget that puts millionaires ahead of Medicare and the middle class,Â” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California recent-ly snapped. Â“By picking Representative Paul Ryan, Governor Romney has doubled down on his com-mitment to gut Social Security and end Medicare as we know it,Â” Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada snarled. Pelosi and Reid know better. Presumptive GOP running mate Paul RyanÂ’s Medicare reform pro-posal is as extreme as the health plan available to every member of Congress. Ryan envisions average seniors enjoying Capitol Hill-style medical options. This, itself, would be a choice. Seniors who oppose choice in health coverage will be 100 percent wel-come to remain within traditional Medicare. RyanÂ’s Â“far-RightÂ” Medicare reform is co-sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon liberal Democrat. (2010 Americans for Democratic Action rating: 100 percent) Unlike most Democrats, Wyden understands that if Medicare traverses todayÂ’s path, by 2024, it will tumble into a can-yon. As he and Ryan (2010 ADA rating: 0 percent) unveiled their legislation last December, Wyden said: Â“Paul has also long-shared my view that the best way to hold down health costs is to give all Americans the ability to hire and fire their insurance company.Â” Â“Americans currently over the age of 55 would see no changes to the structure of their ben-efits,Â” their bill summary states. Â“Starting in 2022, Medicare would begin offering seniors a choice among Medicare-approved private plans competing alongside a traditional Medicare plan.Â” So, Democratic horror stories about Republicans catapulting todayÂ’s seniors from cliffs prove to be lies. If the GOP ticket wins and enacts Wyden/Ryan, Medicare benefits will not change for a decade. If Romney and Ryan lose, however, seniors soon will feel the pain of President Barack ObamaÂ’s diversion of $716 billion from Medicare into Obamacare. Ten years hence, Wyden/Ryan would let Medicare recipients request Â“premium supportÂ” payments. As Wyden and Ryan argue, Â“that would empower seniors to choose either a tra-ditional Medicare plan or a Medicare-approved private plan.Â” Â“Premium supportÂ” is a Dullsville name for a dazzling idea. It should be rechristened Insurance Assistance (unexcit-ing, but fathomable), Kemp Grants (echoing collegiate Pell Grants, but honoring RyanÂ’s late mentor, former New York GOP Congressman Jack Kemp), Personal Health Grants (as col-umnist Quin Hillyer suggests), or MediChoice (as the TrueSpeak InstituteÂ’s Jim Guirard advises.) These payments would offer Â“more help for those who need itÂ” and Â“less help for those who donÂ’t,Â” Wyden and Ryan continue. Â“Wealthier seniors who need help least would see their assistance reduced.Â” Democrats who hate rich people should love how Wyden/Ryan pinpoints benefits on poorer Americans. As FactCheck.org further details, Â“All plans cover hospital, surgical and physician services, and mental health services, pre-scription drugs and Â‘catastrophicÂ’ coverage against very large medical expenses ... There are no exclusions for preexisting condi-tions.Â” Participants may change plans during annual open-season periods. Democrats cannot explain why Medicare recipients need to become congressmen to enjoy such choices in health coverage. If RyanCare, in essence, is good enough for senior citizens like Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, itÂ’s good enough for any senior who wants it after 2022. Y ou donÂ’t have to have a severe intel-lectual disability to work at the Justice Department. But it helps. According to a July 31 policy memo titled Â“Hiring of persons with targeted disabili-ties,Â” otherwise problematic mental deficiencies are no bar-rier to jump-starting a career at Justice. The memo lists a number of Â“targeted disabili-tiesÂ” that trigger special hiring privileges in compliance with President ObamaÂ’s Executive Order 13548. Among them are people with Â“severe intellectual disability,Â” Â“psychiatric disabil-ityÂ” or other undefined Â“current severe physical, intellectual or mental conditions.Â” Most employers would balk at even minor mental disabilities in hir-ing a lawyer, let alone severe ones. But the policy states that the Cabinet department run by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. must Â“achieve a work force from all segments of society,Â” which includes those who are teetering on the edge of sanity. Mr. HolderÂ’s crazy new human-resources priority says itÂ’s necessary to ensure that people with targeted disabilities Â“have equal employment oppor-tunities.Â” It then goes into detail on all the ways in which they will be given special, exclusive treatment. The disabled are eligible for direct hiring in a Â“streamlined, non-competitive appointmentÂ” process that the policy lauds as a Â“win-winÂ” for the department and the appli-cant. Of course, this preferen-tial treatment is a lose-lose for the other, perhaps vastly more qualified applicants who were never let in the door, as well as for American taxpayers who cannot benefit from a superior level of public service. Affirmative action has gone far astray from its origins as a means of correcting specific acts of unlawful discrimination. Ironically under the first black president, the federal hiring process is separate and unequal. S yriaÂ’s agonizing descent into civil war has cost 18,000 lives. What began as a peaceful protest against President Bashir al-Assad hardened after Mr. Assad ordered his troops to open fire on demonstrators. The opposition, fragmented at first, now appears to be wag-ing street-by-street combat in the main cities, including Damascus and Aleppo. Flags of the resistance are flying in some areas they control. In recent months, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton promised that the United States would support the Syria opposition with non?lethal assistance, such as communications gear. Separately, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been arming the fighters. Communications equipment is crucial Â— allow-ing the resistance to coor-dinate during government-imposed Internet blackouts, providing warnings to civilians about approaching Syrian troops or sharing the location of makeshift medical facilities. It can also help the opposi-tion wage an information war against the Assad regime, documenting atrocities and broadcasting propaganda. But as The PostÂ’s Greg Miller reported Monday, the nonlethal aid seems to be slow in arriving. In interviews in Istanbul, a major hub for the opposition effort, Syrian activists expressed disappoint-ment that so little has reached them, despite Mrs. ClintonÂ’s assurances of $25 million in assistance. In response, the State Department says more than 900 pieces of nonlethal equipment have been pro-vided. WeÂ’re told that some are being shipped without being identified as American gear. But U.S. officials also acknowledge a slow start. Assistant Secretary of State Rick Barton vowed that assis-tance would speed up Â“now that we have cleared many of the cobwebs in our own sys-tem and with our allies.Â” Furnishing communications gear is a minimal and inad-equate response. For more than a year, President Obama has been assuring the world that Mr. Assad is bound to fall, but Mr. Assad has refused to take the cue. The White House clung for months to unrealistic hopes of a diplo-matic solution, with Russia improbably cast as peacemak-er. The United States should be providing leadership in helping the opposition estab-lish safe zones and defeat Mr. AssadÂ’s tanks and planes. The longer the war goes on, the higher the likely cost to civilians and regional stabil-ity. On Monday, the president acknowledged the obvious: Â“The likelihood of a soft land-ing seems pretty distant.Â” ThatÂ’s just the point Â— and itÂ’s why the United States must overcome the logistical and political hurdles to helping the opposition. The presidentÂ’s other message on Monday was a warn-ing to Syria not to use its large and lethal chemical-weapons stockpile in the civil war. Mr. Obama threatened that Â“a red line for usÂ” would be move-ment or use of the chemical weapons. This was an appro-priate message. But it does not resolve the problem of what to do with the dispersed chemical weapons if and when the regime falls. Hopefully, there are no cobwebs in the administrationÂ’s planning for that contingency. To the Editor:Wednesday, I learned from the press that a report had been released in the investigation regarding my use of my office. At first I was angered that I had to learn of it from the press and not from the persons responsi-ble for it. After obtaining a copy from the press and reading it, I was outraged. At the advice of close friends, I considered the facts overnight and after some reflection I am now prepared to respond. First, I was of the initial position that certain claims in the memorandum were false in their finding as to why certain records were accessed. Days before the impending grand jury we had obtained a list of inquiries which were the subject of the investigation. Although the list went back to 2010, I was able to go through and identify the vast majority of them, most being criminal investigations or job applicant background inves-tigations. Yes, there were some that I had no recollection of, but it was common that when someone would come in or would call on the telephone about a case that I would simply look up informa-tion right then and would have limited recollection of it after all of this time. I prepared a listing for each inquiry and the reasoning for it, however I learned only last night that this response had not been provided to the investiga-tors. At the time it was pre-pared, we thought that I would be appearing before the grand jury and we would present the explanations at that time. Since we did not go to the grand jury, it was never seen nor considered by the investi-gators. Thus, without the ben-efit of knowing the why of the inquiry, the investigators simply formed their own opinions and were not reporting falsely, but rather incorrectly. This is what is so sad, they simply went for-ward with their report based upon their own assumption of whether my inquiry was proper, without ever actually knowing the basis for it. In most cases they simply incorrectly assumed the worst. With this said, the controversy is over. I have agreed to with-draw my bid for re-election and the case has been closed. There is no benefit to having friends arguing with friends about wheth-er there is a right or a wrong to this outcome. It is done. Pam and I are planning for my upcoming retirement at the end of my term, which will actu-ally end January 7, 2013. We have grown old together and would like to spend our remain-ing years in peace. I wish nothing but the best to all parties involved in this mat-ter and hope that tempers will subside and we can all get on with our lives. Thank you for your trust and understanding. This matter has to come to an end.Robert L. Â“SkipÂ” Jarvis, Jr.State AttorneyThird Judicial Circuit of Q New York commentator Deroy Murdock is a columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. Deroy Murdockderoy.firstname.lastname@example.org Affirmativeaction gonehorriblywrong4AOPINION
Aug. 24 Elks eventB&S Combs Elks Lodge number 1599, 1688 NE Washington St., will be host-ing 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 donation 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 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 speaker 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 sup-porting our outstanding youth dignitaries. UF Extension Fun DayUF/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 educational exhibits and presentations 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.Family Fun Pet Show The UF Columbia County Extension and 4H Clubs will sponsor a Family Fun Pet Show on Saturday, Aug 25th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exhibitors can be 5 years to adult and pet show cat-egories are: Pocket Pets (mice, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pig, etc), rabbits, dogs, cats, exotic pets (rep-tiles, amphibians, spiders, etc), fish and farm pets. There will also be a pet fashion show. Registration info and entry rules are available at the Columbia County Extension Office at 752-5384.Farmers marketThe Lake DeSoto Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in Wilson Park, located along Lake DeSoto between the Columbia County Courthouse and Shands Lakeshore Hospital. This Saturday, Aug. 25 Ted Wright performs. Vendor space is available. The mar-ket features locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, honey, baked goods, jams & jellies, artists and much more! If you would like to host your event at the market, or for more information about the Lake DeSoto Farmers Market call 386-719-5766. Aug. 26Nutcracker auditions Auditions for Nutcracker and youth group Next Generation will be Sunday, Aug. 26 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Pofahl Studios, 1325 NW 2nd St. in Gainesville. Audition fee is $20. Dance Alive National Ballet wel-comes dancers from sur-rounding counties, studios and gyms to audition. For information call 352-371-2986. Aug. 27Grief supportWhen a Child Dies Support Group will be offered to the public on Monday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Evergreen Baptist Church in Lake City. The workshop, facilitated by Jerry Tyre, will offer an overview of Grief and sug-gest ways of coping with a recent death of a child. There is no cost. For infor-mation or to register, con-tact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411 or 866-642-0962. The Wings Education Center is a program of Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast.Aglow meetingThe Lake City Aglow Lighthouse August meet-ing will be held at the First Assembly of God Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. Vicki Suidam, who is well known locally for her extensive involvement in prison and jail ministries, will be the guest speak-er. She has an inspiring testimony through which she says victory is always possible. For more infor-mation, call Polly Howell 935-4018. Aug. 294H Broiler Hen projectColumbia County youth are invited to participate in the 4H Broiler Hen Fair Project. Youth will raise meat-type chickens to mar-ket weight and enter them in the Columbia County 2012 Fair for judging. Deadline to order chicks and sign-up for project is Aug. 29. Youth do not have to be currently enrolled in 4H. For more info or to order chicks please con-tact Derek Barber at the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension at 758-1030.Sept. 1Canoe raceBranford Outfitters. Com will host a Canoe and Kayak race Sept. 1 with all entry fee proceeds going to Hospice of the Nature Coast. The race will run from from Little River Springs to Branford Springs. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at Camp-O-Suwannee and the race starts at 10 a.m. Kayak entry is $20 and two-man canoe entry is $30. For questions about the race or to pre-register call (386) 854-1002. Canoes and kayaks rentals are available for the race. Our water, Our FutureYou are invited to attend a free multi-media evening, Â“Our Water, Our Future,Â” from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 7 in the Florida Gateway College Performing Arts Auditorium. T. Celebrated SpringÂ’s pho-tographer John Moran will share his images. Florida Springs Institute Director Dr. Robert Knight will explain the science of this precious resource. A host of community lead-ers will share their vision for a water ethic that we can all take to heart. The pro-gram will include refresh-ments and is sponsored by the Florida Gateway College and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce.Hawaii BashPride of B&S Comb Temple 1238 invites the community to attend their 3rd Annual Hawaii Bash on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. at the lodge, 1688 NE Washington St. Donation at the door is $10. Sept. 8Stamp showThe Florida Stamp Dealers Assn. and General Francis Marion Stamp Club will host its annual Stamp and Coin Show on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Circle Square Cultural Center, 8395 SW 80th St. in Ocala. Dealers will be available to buy, sell and appraise stamps, covers, coins and paper money. Literacy DayJoin us next to the Santa Fe River within OÂ’Leno State Park to celebrate th 5th Annual Literacy Day event on Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. OÂ’Leno State Park will be celebrating Literacy Day with Magic, and the Gentle Carousel Therapy Horses. Listen to stories read by local authors and guest readers. Talk with book illustrators. Take a Â“Where Tales Meet TrailsÂ” adventure walk. Sign up for a library card, receive a free state park day pass and learn about adult liter-acy programs. There will also be an arts and crafts area, live animals and refreshments. Admission to the park is free with the donation of a new or gently used family oriented book.Sept. 11Medicare seminarThe Lifestyle Enrichment Center of Lake City will host a Free Medicare Educational Seminar from 5:30 -6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Subjects to be cov-ered include what a per-son needs to know about Medicare, when to enroll, whatÂ’s covered and wheth-er or not a supplement is needed. The seminar is for educational purposes only and is not a sales event. Call (386) 755-3476, Ext. 107, for more information.Sept. 12Olustee planning meetingThe Blue-Grey Army will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 to plan the Olustee Battle Festival. The meeting will be at the school district central building room 153, 409 SW St. Johns St.Sept. 13FFA orientationThe Columbia FFA Alumni will host a parent/student orientation in the Columbia High School caf-eteria from 6:30 9 p.m. Sept. 13. All FFA mem-bers, parents and alumni are encouraged to attend. The meeting will cover information necessary for your student to excel in the FFA program. Membership dues for the students, t-shirts, and alumni dues may be paid at this meeting. Membership forms can be filled out in advance by visiting the Columbia High FFA website at www.columbiaffa.weebly.comSept. 17Daughters meetingFaye Bowling Warren will speak at the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Olustee Chapter, Lake City month-ly meeting September 17 at 5:15 p.m. at China Buffet, 345 West Duval St. Buffet will be served after the meeting. Cost is $9.00. Warren is a chapter member and the execu-tive director of the Blue Grey Army, Inc. For more information call Linda Williams 352-215-8776.Sept. 18Square dance lessonsDixie Dancers Square Dance Club will have square dance lessons every Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. starting Sept. 18 at at Teen Town, 533 NW DeSoto St. The first two lessons are free, each les-son after is $3 per person. For information call 758-3654 or 754-1478. Visit the groupÂ’s Website at www.dixiedancers.net. Sept. 22Class of 77 reunionColumbia High School Class of 1977 celebrates Â“A Step Back in TimeÂ” 35th reunion Sept. 28-30. There will be an alumni bonfire, banquet and church ser-vice. Itineraries and tick-ets will be forwarded when rsvp is received. Cost is $35 per person, after Sept. 22 prices increases to $50 per person. RSVP to CHS Class of 77, 244 SE Pine Dr. Lake City 32025, or email@example.com. For information call 867-1271.Sept. 29FACS meetingThe Filipino American Cultural Society of Lake City will hold its Fall Family Festival and gen-eral meeting from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Alligator Park Main Pavilion. Everyone is asked to bring their best covered dish to share. For more information, contact Bob Gavette at 965-5905.Oct. 3Olustee planning meetingThe Blue-Grey Army will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 to plan the Olustee Battle Festival. The meeting will be at the school district central building room 153, 409 SW St. Johns St. LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 5A5A Barbara Ann ThomasMcCallBarbara Ann Thomas McCall, 53, a lifelong resident of Columbia County passed away Wednesday evening, August 22, 2012 in the Lake City Medical Center fol-lowing an extended illness. Mrs. McCall had been a homemaker and caregiver. She enjoyed do-ing crafts, gardening, going to the beach, collecting anything to do with frogs and she was an ac-complished seamstress. She was preceded in death by her father, Ruben Parker Thomas.Mrs. McCall is survived by her soulmate, Steven Layton of Lake City; her children, Johna Gurrieri, Jana Bevil and Gladys Samples all of Dalton, Georgia; Jason McCall of Dalton; Josh McCall, Ocala, Florida and Jer-emiah McCall of Lake City; her mother, Cassie Wynelle Bennett of Lake City and her siblings, Steve Thomas (Tracy); Carrie Carver, Margie Lane (Allen); Marilyn Banks (Alan); Mary Thomas, Connie Shumpert, Brenda Treglor and Eloise Reynolds all of Lake City. Nineteen grandchildren and one great-great grandchild also survive. Numerous other family members and friends also survive. Memorial services will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, Au-gust 25, 2012 at 185 Oxford Ct., Lake City. Please call the funeral home for directions. Arrange-ments are under the direction of the DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 752-1234 Please share your thoughts and wishes for the family at our on-line family guestbook at parrishfamilyfu-neralhome.com Olan StalnakerMr. Olen Stalnaker, 87, of Jack-sonville, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on August 21, 2012. He was born to the late Craw-ford and Ella Hollingsworth Stalnaker, March 2, 1925, in Fort White. Olen is survived by his wife of 47 years, Florrie Hall Stalnaker as well as two sons, Robert Tay-lor & wife Mary of Hilliard, and Jimmy Stalnaker & wife Martha of Glen St. Mary, four daughters, Catherine Styers of Orange Park, Judith Williams of Gainesville, Deborah Odom & husband Rodney, and Peggy Pate of Lake City. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and one sister, Edna Sisk of Val Paraiso. At his request, Olen will be laid to rest during a private family service at Elim Bap-tist Church in Fort White.Arrangements are under the direction of the DEES-PAR-RISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 752-1234 Please share your thoughts and wishes for the family at our on-line family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comObituaries 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. WaterbugsInsects are seen walking on top of the surface of the Santa Fe River after thunderstorms dumped rain throughout Columbia County Tuesday.JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter
I f you were asked what brings you the most joy in life, I bet your answer would involve someone rather than something. However, if you were asked what brings you the most frustration in life, chances are good your answer to that would be some one as well! Relationships tend to display the best and worst in all of us. Enjoying the best is easy, but what do you do about that relationship that often results in frustration, anger and/or confusion? First, realize that these feelings are indicators of an unhealthy element in your relationship and function like an internal alarm system. This alarm serves to let us know that things are not as they should besomeone important to us is affecting our life in a very negative way. In his book, Handling Difficult People, author Dr. John Townsend describes relationships as the delivery system for so many of the good things we need in life-love, safety, grace, warmth, encour agement, truth, forgiveness, and more. These elements make life meaningful, purposeful, and enjoyable. But life with a difficult person is none of those things. Relationships with difficult people can bring feelings of isolation instead of connection, and can actually work to destroy the affec tion that you once held. We can also begin to believe that nothing we try will fix the problem; this leaves us frustrated and we often resort to becoming someone we dont want to be when we are with our difficult person. So what should we do? Take a look at 1 Corinthians 13:4-6, and read the Biblical defini tion of love from a different per spective: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps not record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Loves nature is to stay with the relationship as it develops, grows, and matures. The fact that love is patient and kind does not mean that you minimize or deny hurtful behaviornor are we to become passive: doing nothing to solve the problem and simply praying and hoping that God will fix our difficult personwe are co-laborers with God, and He often shows us things to do in addition to prayer (we just often dont have the cour age to follow through.) Love is not proud, rude or self-seeking, meaning that we arent trying to change someone so that they become what we want, but that we long to see growth so they become who God created them to be. The always of love indicates that love must be protected to lastand often the best way to accomplish this is to confront the harmful behavior of your difficult person and put consequences in place, not to punish, but to motivate change. If you continue to enable your difficult person, you are not helping them. On the contrary, you are actually encour aging them to continue down this destructive path. Evaluate that difficult relation ship in you life, and put real proactive love into practice. Ask God for wisdom and instruc tion, and a dose of courage to follow through. What you put into practice today could bring great results in your relationship tomorrow. God wants your rela tionships to bring good things into your lifebecause your heart matters! Blessings, Angie S tudents of the Bible know the biblical account of Moses and the burning bush that was not consumed. We know that the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire from the midst of a bush. So he (Moses) looked, and behold the bush was burning with fire; but the bush was not consumed (Exodus 3:2). Read Exodus chapters 3 and 4. The story goes on to say that Moses answered God when He called to him. God said to Moses He had seen the oppression of My people who are in Egypt and would use him to deliver His people. Then Moses asked God when the people want to know who sent him who should he say. God said to Moses I AM who I AM. Tell them I AM has sent you (Exodus 3:13-14). In the Gospel of John it is interesting to note that the words I am occur at least twenty times with reference to Jesus. Sometimes we read I am He (with He italicized, denoting that it is a supplied word not in the original text). Sometime we read I am in connection with other words, such as I am the way, but always the I am identifies Jesus with Jehovah God, the great I AM in Exodus 3:14. In John 6:35 Jesus says I AM the bread of life. He who comes to Me will never hunger. John 6:48 He says I AM the bread of life. John 6:51 He says I AM the living bread. If anyone eats this bread he will live forever. John 8:12 Jesus says I AM the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness. John 8:23 He says I AM from above. I AM not of this world. John 8:24 Jesus says If you do not believe that I AM He you will die in your sins. John 8:28 He says When you lift up the Son of Man you will know that I AM He. John 8:58 Jesus says Most assur edly I say to you before Abraham was I AM. John 9:5 He says As long as I AM in the world I AM the light of the world. John 10:7 Jesus says I AM the door of the sheep. John 10:9 He says I AM the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved. John 10:11& 14 Jesus says I AM the good shepherd. John 11:25 Jesus says I AM the resurrec tion and the life. He who believes in Me though he may die, he shall live. John 13:13 Jesus says You call Me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I AM. John 13:19 He says You may believe that I AM He. John 14:6 Jesus says I AM the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, but by Me. John 15:1 Jesus says I AM the true vine. John 18:4-8 when the enemy came to Him seeking to crucify Him, He said I AM He and when He said I AM He they drew back and fell to the ground. Again in verse 8 Jesus says I AM He. Do you know this great I AM? Does He know you? FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, August 24-25, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A HEART MATTERS Angie Land firstname.lastname@example.org Heart Matters is a weekly col umn written by Angie Land, direc tor of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family confer ences, and offers biblical counsel ing to individuals, couples and families. BIBLE STUDIES Hugh Sherrill Jr. email@example.com n Hugh G. Sherrill, an ordained minister and Bible teacher at Eastside Baptist Church, is available for reviv als. Jesus is great Relationships bring it all out 6AF&V
When I was a kid, after church on Sunday night, Mother would say, Â“Hang up your Sunday clothes!Â” On Saturday afternoon Mother had made sure the shirt my father, brother and I wore with our suit was cleaned and ironed. She also had made sure she and my sisters had their Sunday dresses crisply ironed and ready to go. She wanted everyone in the family to look nice because she felt we were going somewhere special. Have you ever heard someone say, Â“HeÂ’s got his Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes on?Â” What were they saying? What mes-sage were they trying to deliver? What does our Â“dressÂ” look like when we go to church? Several years ago in a conversation with an individual con-cerning this subject and how people dressed for Wednesday night, they said, Â“Well, God has seen me in these clothes all day, I am sure they are good enough for Bible Study.Â” Yet, would we wear to church what God sees some wear at the beach? I sure hope not! Is going to church something special or is it just something we Â“have to doÂ”? Is being in the presence of God a special occasion? Is He someone important? Is He some-one that we want to make a good impression upon? Or, is He just God? When God brought the children of Israel to Mt. Sinai, He gave instructions to Moses concerning how the people were to dress. The LordÂ’s directions to Moses were, Â“Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments; and let them be ready for the third day, for on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the peopleÂ” (Exodus 19:10, 11). Church is a place where we should wear our best clothes, but do you think it is the place for a Â“fashion showÂ”? What part of our body are we trying to use to impress people; the inner or outer? Peter tells the women, Â“let not your adornment be merely external Â… but let it be the hidden person of the heartÂ” (1 Peter 3:3, 4). Guys, what do the clothes that your wife or daughter wear to church display about them to the world? Would you go to an interview in the clothes you wear to church? Would you wear them if you were going to meet someone very special? Does the price of the outfit matter? Which is more pleasing to the Lord, a nice pair of over-alls or a tailor-made suit? It depends! It depends upon which one shows your best to the Lord. To the poor farmer of the 1930Â’s a pair of Â“blue denim starched pressed shoulder strappedÂ” over-alls might be the best that he could afford, the best that he could buy. If that is true for someone today, then let them wear their overalls. However, how many of us think that most of us only have the money to buy a pair of overalls? I do not want to be rude or unkind, but do want us to think about how we are dressing for church. Do I think a suit is mandatory? Not necessarily. But, I do think we need to be dress-ing our best for the Lord. A tee shirt and a pair of blue jeans with holes in them would be fine if that is the best that we have. But is it? We all know that the way that we dress sends a message. The message we send depends upon the venue. What message are we sending when we are dressing for church? n Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City, Florida area. All Scriptural quota-tions are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless otherwise stated. LAKE CITY REPORTER RELIGION FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 7A BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeakcarlton_mc@msn.com CHURCH CALENDARDressing for church Aug. 25 Back to school youth 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 appreciation serviceThe members of Trinity U.M.C., 248 NE MLK Jr. St., cor-dially 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. Church homecomingThe Fort White Church of God will have a homecoming service Sunday, Aug. 26. The speaker will be Dr. David Nitz, assistant administrative bishop for North Florida. After the morning ser-vice a covered dish lunch will be served. For more information call 497-1153. 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. Associated PressPHOENIX Â— Some Christian activists around Arizona have delivered a petition to Gov. Jan BrewerÂ’s office, seeking a retraction of her executive order to bar public benefits for illegal immigrants. On Aug. 15, Brewer ordered state agencies to deny driverÂ’s licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authoriza-tions under a new Obama administration policy. Brewer said she was reaffirming the intent of current Arizona law deny-ing taxpayer-funded public benefits and state identifica-tion to illegal immigrants. The faith leaders say they gathered nearly 7,000 signatures from Christians across the country opposed to BrewerÂ’s executive order. They delivered the petition to the governorÂ’s office on Thursday afternoon, but there was no immediate response from Brewer or her staff.Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) Â— NBC News unsuccessfully went back to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to request an interview for this weekÂ’s prime-time special on the Mormon faith after he began to seem more open to talking about it. The single-topic Â“Rock CenterÂ” episode will air Thursday as originally planned, said the showÂ’s executive producer, Rome Hartman. Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, will be the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party, and his campaign has gener-ally resisted talking about his faith. But Romney last weekend invited reporters to Mormon chapel services with his family, and a new campaign ad touted him as a defender of religious freedom. NBC requested a Romney interview weeks ago but was denied. With the new developments, the network made another request Monday but was turned down again. The newsmagazineÂ’s producers thought it worthwhile to examine the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the eve of one of its members becoming the Republican nominee for president. During the hour, correspon-dent Harry Smith does a piece on why Mormons are so successful in business and tours a Salt Lake City warehouse where a huge amount of supplies is kept for the needy. Kate Snow profiles a gay person, a feminist and an interracial couple on their experiences within the church, and NBC finds a Mormon cast member of the Broadway show Â“The Book of Mormon.Â” Â“What we set out to do very broadly is not an hour on Mitt Romney but an hour about the religion that has played a very important role in shaping who he is,Â” NBC gets no Romneyhelp on Mormon special The Salt Lake Temple in Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Uta h, where Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, formerly we nt to church. Romney is starting to open up a bit more about his lifelong commitme nt to Mormonism and lay leadership in the church, heeding pleas from backers who hop e it could help him overcome his struggles to connect with voters.Associated Press Associated PressMURFREESBORO, Tenn. Â— A Tennessee mosque has received its final approval after a nearly two-year legal battle to pre-vent it from opening. Islamic Center of Murfreesboro board chair-man Essam Fathy said Thursday he was relieved and happy the mosque has its permanent occupancy permit. Since construction was approved in May 2010, the mosque has been targeted by vandalism, arson and a bomb threat. A group of neighbors sued Rutherford County to try to stop construction. Among other things, they claimed that local Muslims were compelled by their religion to try to overthrow the U.S. Constitution and replace it with Islamic law. That claim was dismissed, but construction approvals were voided briefly for other reasons before a federal judge last month cleared the way for the mosque to open. Tennessee mosque receives okay on occupancy permit Members of the Islanic Center of Murfreesboro celebrate.ASSOCIATED PRESS Faith leaders present petition to governor for retractionStudent protestors walk towards the Arizona Capitol in Pho enix after Gov. Jan Brewer issued an executive order on Aug. 15. Brewer on Wednesday ord ered state agencies to deny driverÂ’s licenses and other public benefits to young illegal imm igrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy. ASSOCIATED PRESS 7AReligion
8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 ing over Haiti and the east ern two-thirds of Cuba. The storm was projected to head toward Florida as a hurricane by Monday, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said some forecast models predict it could go farther west into the Gulf of Mexico, so significant uncertainty remains about the threat Isaac poses to Florida. Isaac was centered 180 miles (285) kilometers south-southwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, late Thursday afternoon, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph). It was moving west-northwest at 16 mph (26 kph), according to the hurricane center. Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe urged people to avoid crossing rivers and to tape their windows, and said they should ask relatives over seas to wire money so they can stock up on food and water. Above all, he said, it was important to stay calm. Panic creates more prob lems, he said. Lamothe and other officials in Haiti, which is prone to flooding, said that the government has set aside about $50,000 in emergency funds and that it had buses and 32 boats on standby for evacuations. While Haitis govern ment spent the day prepar ing for Isaac, others did not because they didnt have the means. The notion of preparation in a country where the bulk of the popu lation gets by on about $2 a day was met with a shrug. We dont have houses that can bear a hurricane, said Jeanette Lauredan, who lives in a tent camp in the crowded Delmas district of Port-au-Prince, stretching out her arms in concern. About 400,000 people remain in settlement camps that are mere clusters of shacks and tarps as a result of Haitis devastating 2010 earthquake. So far, Isaac itself had caused no reported inju ries or deaths, but police in Puerto Rico said a 75year-old woman died near the capital of San Juan on Wednesday when she fell off a balcony while filling a drum with water in prepa ration for the storm. Schools and government offices remained closed Thursday on the U.S. ter ritory, where Gov. Luis Fortuno said 7,800 people were without power and more than 3,000 had no water. With rain falling on and off throughout the day, the governor warned Puerto Ricans to stay away from beaches and swollen riv ers. Its not the day to par ticipate in recreational activities in these areas, Fortuno said. Jose Alberto Melendez, 51, disregarded the advice and went to a beach near Old San Juan. Its my birthday, he said. I had already planned to come to the beach. He unfolded his chair and turned on the radio just as a squall approached, sending him running for shelter. Nearby, a group of four friends visiting from Poland picked up their beach blankets and took cover as well. Agata Gajda, 24, said she and her three friends had slept on the beach because there was no room at a hostel. She said police woke them up Thursday morning and warned them about the storm. In the Dominican Republic, authorities began to evacuate people living in low-lying areas but encoun tered some resistance. Nobody wants to leave their homes for fear theyll get robbed, said Francisco Mateo, community leader of the impoverished La Cienaga neighborhood in Santo Domingo, the capi tal. The approach of the storm led military author ities at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to cancel pretrial hearings for five prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks. They also evacuated about 200 people, including legal teams and relatives of Sept. 11 victims. Isaac also posed a threat to next weeks Republican National Convention in Tampa, where 70,000 del egates, journalists and protesters are expected to descend on the city. Convention officials said they were working close ly with state and federal authorities on monitoring the storm. We continue to move forward with our plan ning and look forward to a successful convention, convention CEO William Harris said in a statement. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said RNC officials had consulted with state, local and federal authorities and there were no plans to can cel the convention. Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee said some outside agencies that had planned to send officers to help with con vention security in Tampa might be forced to keep them home to deal with a storm. My primary concern right now is that we will lose resources, he said Out in the eastern Atlantic, another tropi cal storm, Joyce, formed over the open water, but forecasters said it posed no immediate threat to land. The U.S. Hurricane Center in Miami said that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and that it was becoming disorganized. Associated Press writers Trenton Daniel in Portau-Prince, Haiti; Tamara Lush in Tampa; Steve Peoples in Washington; and Ezequiel Abiu Lopez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, contributed to this report. 8A County GIS/911 mapping and addressing department) and well review it again, she said. The attention in the office has now shifted towards the November general election. Horne said poll workers were paid earlier in the week, polling locations were confirmed and the staff has checked supplies that will be used in the polling loca tions as part of the preparation work. She said people can request absentee ballots now and once the ballots are certified, they will be mailed to voters by the second week of October. Absentee bal lots going overseas and to military personnel will go out by the end of September. Horne encouraged people to par ticipate in early voting and noted it will be an extensive ballot. The ballot will include local, state and federal candidates including judges on the circuit court, district court of appeal and supreme court levels, 12 proposed state constitu tional amendments and four pro posed Columbia County Charter amendments. This is going to be a huge elec tion and we hope a lot of people will get out and vote, she said. Horne also suggested voters go to the Supervisor of Elections office and update their signatures before books for all political par ties close Oct. 9. cuss possible candidates. Officials said not every county has an organized Democratic committee, but they would not say which counties were unorganized. Once a candidate is tapped for the office, that person will have to accept the nomination, then meet with election officials at the Secretary of States office in Tallahassee and file the appropriate qualify ing paperwork. Fees will be paid to satisfy the qualifica tion process, since qualify ing by petition will not be possible. Locally in Columbia County, Lake City attorney Bill Brannon continues to be mentioned by officials as a Democrat on the short list to receive the nomination. Brannon has worked in the public defenders office, in private practice, as a mag istrate and currently works in Jarvis state attorneys office. On Thursday, Brannon would not speculate on his potential as a candidate and declined to comment. Once a candidate is selected from somewhere in the Third Circuit, all of their qualifying paperwork and documentation must be certified by the end of the business day on Tuesday, otherwise the Democrats default the ballot position and the Republican candi date will run unopposed in November. ISAAC: Storm could reach hurricane strength as early as Friday or Saturday Continued From Page 1A ATTORNEY From Page 1A BALLOT: Election officials prepare for November general election Continued From Page 1A By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press TAMPA Tropical Storm Isaac could force a shakeup of the security plans for the GOP convention in Tampa, because about half of the expected officers come from other parts of Florida and some could be forced to stay home for the storm, authorities said Thursday. More than 3,500 officers from 59 law enforcement agencies from around the state are scheduled to come to Tampa to patrol the streets as the convention opens Monday. About half would come from outside Hillsborough County and the city of Tampa. About 1,700 National Guard troops were already expected to help with patrols. Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee said the number could increase if other law enforcement agencies dont end up sending officers. The storm is forecast to start affecting South Florida on Monday and could reach the Tampa area by Tuesday. Were in a situation right now where we dont know whats going to happen, Gee said. My pri mary concern right now is that we will lose resources. Gee said some agencies, espe cially in South Florida, might decide not to send officers to Tampa if the storm threatens their areas. As things change, they might have to prioritize, he said. Gees agency is in charge of the county where the convention will take place. The Hillsborough Sheriffs Office is providing the bulk of the staffing for the event because it is the largest agency in the area and also oversees the county jail. The Tampa Police is the other main agency handling security outside of the convention hall. The Secret Service is in charge of everything inside the conven tion hall. The sheriff joined Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor and represen tatives from the FBI and Secret Service at a media event Thursday. As they spoke to reporters, a large TV screen tuned to a cable news channel showed colorful radar images of Isaac swirling in the Caribbean. Convention officials said they were working closely with state and federal authorities on moni toring the storm. We continue to move forward with our planning and look for ward to a successful convention, convention CEO William Harris said in a statement. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said RNC officials were on a call Thursday with state, local and fed eral authorities and there were no plans to cancel the convention. Scott pointed out that the storm is still trending westward, and he hoped it would not have a major impact on Florida. Its a forecast and all the fore casts are prone to error, but for tunately it has gone a little bit west, Scott said. Hopefully it will dissipate by the time it gets over Cuba. Scott also said Florida is more prepared than any state in the country for hurricanes. The National Guard will be ready for any contingency, he said. So if that happened then the logical backup would be the National Guard. Steven Ibison, the special agent in charge of the Tampa division of the FBI, said he wasnt concerned about the number of officers on the ground. The FBI isnt involved in weath ercasting, he said. But we have plans in place. We always do here in Tampa. Castor and Gee stressed it was too early for any agency to dra matically change plans. Castor said that no one would really know where Isaac was headed until late this weekend. The only predictable element about a tropical storm or hurri cane is its unpredictability, she said. Associated Press Writers Gary Fineout in Tallahassee and Christine Armario in Miami con tributed to this report. Follow Tamara Lush on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tamaralush Isaac could shake up security for convention
Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday & Saturday, August 24-25, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B FROM THE SIDELINE Brandon FinleyPhone: (386) firstname.lastname@example.org Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com %632576 Lake City Institute of Neurology 4355 American Ln Â• Lake City, FL Ph: 386-755-1211 Fax: 386-755-1219 About Dr. NidDr. 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, ParkinsonÂ’s 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 Congratulations Eastside Elementary! We would like to congratulate all the faculty, staff, students, and parents of Eastside Elementary on earning a school grade of A! Thank you for all your hard work and effort during the past school year. Keep up the great work! Eastside PTO What to watch for tonightN ew seasons can always bring on anxiety for fans. Sometimes thatÂ’s a good thing and sometimes itÂ’s the opposite. Luckily for the Tigers, that anxiety is a good thing this year as Columbia High is expected to be one of the top teams in the state. But thereÂ’s a few areas that should be fun for the fan that likes to dig deep into the game to look at. While the Â“ballwatchersÂ” should see plenty of excitement, it might not necessarily be where the coaches are paying the most attention. HereÂ’s three areas to keep an eye on tonight: Cornerback Â— Experience is a thing of the past in the Columbia secondary, but that doesnÂ’t necessarily mean there arenÂ’t athletes at the spot. Rakeem Battle moves over from running back in his junior season to shore up a unit that graduated two seniors. By BattleÂ’s side will be a freshman in Roger Cray. How will a freshman respond once the lights go on and fans start to cheer? Head coach Brian Allen has faith in the freshman or he wouldnÂ’t be starting. During the summer the head coach said he has the ability to be one of the best to ever play at Columbia. Tonight is his first step. Offensive line Â— There was no unit with less experience heading into 2011. Only Laremy Tunsil had started a game. This season, the offensive line returns all starters anchored by Tunsil. The Tigers will go as far as the front takes them. How will they execute out of the gate? Will there be penalties? After a summer practicing against ColumbiaÂ’s front seven, this unit should be prepared for action. Shaq Johnson Â— Perhaps no player improved more from the end of 2011 than Johnson. Last season, he was a favorite target of quarterback Jayce Barber in the fall, but had problems with drops at times. During the spring Johnson caught everything thrown his way and has continued to impress during the summer. Allen likes what he has seen out of Johnson and he should be one of the key components to the TigersÂ’ passing game this fall. Q Brandon Finley covers sports for the Lake City Reporter Results donÂ’t matter, but play big for Columbia. Fort White opens season against familiar foe. Go time Photos by JASON MATHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterABOVE : Columbia High quarterback Jayce Barber is chased by Middleburg HighÂ’s James Griffin on Oct. 21.BELOW : A host of Fort White defenders take down a runner from Ric kards High in a game on Oct. 28. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Â— Fort White High opens the foot-ball season by facing an old foe of Columbia County schools. Suwannee High visits Arrowhead Stadium at 7:30 p.m. today for a kickoff clas-sic game. Â“We were fortunate to get them on the schedule instead of (last yearÂ’s clas-sic opponent) Episcopal,Â” Indians head coach Demetric Jackson said. Â“It is a good chance for fans to come out and see local teams.Â” Jackson said the varsity will play three quarters and the junior varsity will play the fourth quarter. All spe-cial teams play will be live for the varsity; the JVs will not punt or kick off. Suwannee has a new coach in Jamie Rogers, who is from Baker County. He has been of the staff of Bobby Johns. Â“This is his first year, and he is familiar with the area,Â” Jackson said. Â“He coached their spring game.Â” Jackson said the Bulldogs will put up a formidable front line. Â“They are pretty good on the offensive and defensive lines and that will present a challenge,Â” Jackson said. Â“We have to make sure we use our skill set to our advantage. Their numbers are better, but not many more players than us.Â” After working with Johns, who has won state champi-onships in weightlifting, you can expect RogersÂ’ team to be strong. Â“We got word they are spending four hours a day in the weight room,Â” Jackson said. Still, the first fall action is about the Indians. Â“I am anxious to see how our young guys step up,Â” Jackson said. Â“The spring game was their first var-sity experience. They got a ton of reps at FCA Camp (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), and will see how well they pick up what we taught. We have some young guys on defense and we want to see how physical they are in the game.Â” The main thing is getting playing experience. Â“We have been hitting each other for two weeks and we want to see how we do against an opponent,Â” Jackson said. Jackson called for Fort INDIANS continued on 3B By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comItÂ’s finally time for the Columbia High football team to hit somebody besides themselves. The Tigers put on the pads tonight to host Santa Fe High in a kickoff classic contest for the second con-secutive season. Last year, Columbia defeated the Raiders, 19-13, in Alachua. Columbia coach Brian Allen said the Tigers wonÂ’t scheme for the Raiders, but hopes to see much better execution this season. Â“We have to execute no matter what look they throw at us,Â” Allen said. But that doesnÂ’t mean that the Tigers are already looking ahead toward week one opponent Baker County High. Â“WeÂ’ve peaked a little, but weÂ’re not looking ahead,Â” Allen said. Â“We donÂ’t want to get ahead of ourselves.Â” Allen is satisfied with his starters after a spring and summer of work, but heÂ’s looking for the second-team unit to make a name for itself against the Raiders. Â“We want them to solidify themselves,Â” Allen said. Â“We want to know that if one of our guys go down that we can call on them under the lights.Â” Still, Allen is excited to see a couple of units start-ing with the running backs. Â“I think Lonnie Underwood is a guy that people are going to see how explosive he is,Â” he said. Â“HeÂ’s an explosive change of pace from Ronald (Timmons) and Braxton (Stockton). RonaldÂ’s a straight ahead runner and Braxton can make quick cuts. Lonnie is a little mix of them both.Â” The Tigers will also replace Dequan Ivery along the defensive line and Allen said Brett Nukem will get his first start. Â“WeÂ’ll break in a couple of new starters,Â” Allen said. Â“Nukem will start for the first time and Roger Cray will start at cornerback as a freshman. Then we have Antonio Pelham who is in his first year as a starter and Alex Webber is going to compete. We think we have the depth we need. You look at the good teams and they all have depth.Â” Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Tiger Stadium.
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 10 a.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Nationwide Series, final practice for Food City 250, at Bristol, Tenn. Noon SPEED Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for IRWIN Tools Night Race, at Bristol, Tenn. 2:30 p.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Â“Happy Hour Series,Â” final practice for IRWIN Tools Night Race, at Bristol, Tenn. 3:30 p.m. SPEED Â— NASCAR, Nationwide Series, pole qualifying for Food City 250, at Bristol, Tenn. 5 p.m. ESPN2 Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for IRWIN Tools Night Race, at Bristol, Tenn. 7:30 p.m. ESPN Â— NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Food City 250, at Bristol, Tenn. CYCLING 4 p.m. NBCSN Â— U.S. Pro Challenge, stage 5, Breckenridge to Colorado Springs, Colo. GOLF 9:30 a.m. TGC Â— European PGA Tour, Johnnie Walker Championship, second round, at Perthshire, Scotland 2 p.m. TGC Â— PGA Tour, The Barclays, second round, at Farmingdale, N.Y. 6:30 p.m. TGC Â— Champions Tour, Boeing Classic, first round, at Snoqualmie, Wash. 1:30 a.m. TGC Â— LPGA, Canadian WomenÂ’s Open, second round, at Coquitlam, British Columbia (delayed tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2:10 p.m. WGN Â— Colorado at Chicago Cubs 7 p.m. MLB Â— Regional coverage, St. Louis at Cincinnati or L.A. Angels at Detroit NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. CBS Â— Preseason, Chicago at N.Y. Giants PREP FOOTBALL 9 p.m. ESPN2 Â— Good Counsel (Md.) at Bishop Gorman (Nev.) SOCCER 7:30 p.m. NBCSN Â— MLS, Salt Lake at Philadelphia TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 Â— WTA, New Haven Open, semifinal, at New Haven, Conn. 3 p.m. ESPN2 Â— ATP World Tour, WinstonSalem Open, semifinal, at Winston-Salem, N.C. 7 p.m. ESPN2 Â— WTA, New Haven Open, semifinal, at New Haven, Conn. Saturday AUTO RACING 6 p.m. NBCSN Â— IRL, IndyCar, qualifying for Grand Prix of Sonoma, at Sonoma, Calif. (same-day tape) 7:30 p.m. ABC Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, IRWIN Tools Night Race, at Bristol, Tenn. CYCLING 2 p.m. NBC Â— U.S. Pro Challenge, stage 6, Golden to Boulder, Colo. 4 p.m. NBCSN Â— U.S. Pro Challenge, stage 6, Golden to Boulder, Colo. GOLF 8 a.m. TGC Â— European PGA Tour, Johnnie Walker Championship, third round, at Perthshire, Scotland 1 p.m. TGC Â— PGA Tour, The Barclays, third round, at Farmingdale, N.Y. 3 p.m. CBS Â— PGA Tour, The Barclays, third round, at Farmingdale, N.Y. TGC Â— LPGA, Canadian WomenÂ’s Open, third round, at Coquitlam, British Columbia 6:30 p.m. TGC Â— Champions Tour, Boeing Classic, second round, at Snoqualmie, Wash. (same-day tape) HORSE RACING 4 p.m. NBC Â— NTRA, Travers Stakes, KingÂ’s Bishop Stakes, Test Stakes, Ballston Spa Handicap, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. ABC Â— World Series, International Championship game, teams TBD, at South Williamsport, Pa. 3:30 p.m. ABC Â— World Series, United States Championship game, teams TBD, at South Williamsport, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3:30 p.m. FOX Â— Regional coverage, St. Louis at Cincinnati, Atlanta at San Francisco, or Minnesota at Texas 7 p.m. MLB Â— Regional coverage, L.A. Angels at Detroit or N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland WGN Â— Seattle at Chicago White Sox MAJOR LEAGUE LACROSSE 1 p.m. ESPN2 Â— Playoffs, semifinals, teams TBD, at Boston NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. CBS Â— Preseason, Houston at New Orleans PREP FOOTBALL Noon ESPN Â— American Heritage (Fla.) at Cocoa (Fla.) 3:30 p.m. ESPN Â— Staley (Mo.) at LeeÂ’s Summit West (Mo.) 7 p.m. ESPN Â— Byrnes (S.C.) at Oscar Smith (Va.) 10 p.m. ESPN2 Â— Santa Margarita (Calif.) at Brophy Prep (Ariz.) SOCCER 7:30 a.m. ESPN2 Â— Premier League, West Ham at Swansea City TENNIS 12:30 p.m. CBS Â— ATP World Tour, WinstonSalem Open, championship match, at Winston-Salem, N.C. 3 p.m. ESPN2 Â— WTA, New Haven Open, championship match, at New Haven, Conn. WNBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 Â— Minnesota at AtlantaBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 72 52 .581 Â— Tampa Bay 69 55 .556 3 Baltimore 67 57 .540 5Boston 59 65 .476 13 Toronto 56 67 .455 15 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 68 55 .553 Â—Detroit 66 57 .537 2 Kansas City 55 68 .447 13 Cleveland 54 70 .435 14 12 Minnesota 51 72 .415 17 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 72 51 .585 Â— Oakland 67 56 .545 5 Los Angeles 64 60 .516 8 12 Seattle 61 64 .488 12 WednesdayÂ’s Games Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 3Oakland 5, Minnesota 1Seattle 3, Cleveland 1Detroit 3, Toronto 2L.A. Angels 7, Boston 3Texas 12, Baltimore 3Chicago White Sox 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 ThursdayÂ’s Games Detroit 3, Toronto 2, 11 inningsL.A. Angels at Boston (n)Oakland at Tampa Bay (n)Minnesota at Texas (n) TodayÂ’s Games L.A. Angels (Greinke 1-2) at Detroit (Porcello 9-8), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 12-3) at Cleveland (Kluber 0-2), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Villanueva 6-3) at Baltimore (Britton 2-1), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 9-10) at Boston (Lester 7-10), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (J.Parker 8-7) at Tampa Bay (M.Moore 10-7), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 4-1) at Texas (M.Harrison 14-7), 8:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 13-8) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 9-9), 8:10 p.m. SaturdayÂ’s Games Oakland at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m.Minnesota at Texas, 4:05 p.m.L.A. Angels at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Kansas City at Boston, 7:10 p.m.Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 77 47 .621 Â—Atlanta 71 53 .573 6 New York 57 67 .460 20 Philadelphia 57 67 .460 20 Miami 57 69 .452 21 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 76 49 .608 Â— St. Louis 67 56 .545 8 Pittsburgh 67 57 .540 8 12 Milwaukee 57 66 .463 18Chicago 47 76 .382 28Houston 39 85 .315 36 12 West Division W L Pct GB San Francisco 69 55 .556 Â— Los Angeles 67 58 .536 2 12 Arizona 64 61 .512 5 12 San Diego 56 70 .444 14 Colorado 49 73 .402 19 WednesdayÂ’s Games Milwaukee 3, Chicago Cubs 2Arizona 3, Miami 2, 1st gameSan Diego 4, Pittsburgh 2Atlanta 5, Washington 1Cincinnati 3, Philadelphia 2Colorado 5, N.Y. Mets 2St. Louis 4, Houston 2Arizona 3, Miami 0, 2nd gameSan Francisco 8, L.A. Dodgers 4 ThursdayÂ’s Games Colorado 1, N.Y. Mets 0St. Louis 13, Houston 5Cincinnati at Philadelphia (n)Atlanta at San Francisco (n) FridayÂ’s Games Colorado (D.Pomeranz 1-7) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 8-11), 2:20 p.m. Milwaukee (Fiers 6-6) at Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 8-12), 7:05 p.m. Washington (E.Jackson 7-8) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 6-9), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Lyles 2-10) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 10-6), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 13-5) at Cincinnati (Latos 10-3), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Stults 3-2) at Arizona (Corbin 5-4), 9:40 p.m. Miami (Eovaldi 4-8) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 10-9), 10:10 p.m. Atlanta (Sheets 4-3) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 10-7), 10:15 p.m. SaturdayÂ’s Games Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 1:05 p.m.Houston at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m.Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.St. Louis at Cincinnati, 4:05 p.m.Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.San Diego at Arizona, 8:10 p.m.Miami at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m. Baseball calendar Sept. 1 Â— Active rosters expand to 40 players. Oct. 5 Â— Postseason begins, wild-card playoffs. Oct. 7 Â— Division series begin.Oct. 13 Â— League championship series begin. Oct. 24 Â— World Series begins, city of National League champion.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Monday Philadelphia 27, New England 17 Thursday Green Bay at Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.Arizona at Tennessee, 8 p.m. (ESPN)Jacksonville at Baltimore, 8 p.m. Friday Atlanta at Miami, 7:30 p.m.Philadelphia at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.New England at Tampa Bay, 8 p.m.San Diego at Minnesota, 8 p.m.Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 8 p.m. (CBS)Seattle at Kansas City, 8 p.m. Saturday Indianapolis at Washington, 4 p.m.Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 7 p.m.Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. (CBS) Detroit at Oakland, 8 p.m.St. Louis at Dallas, 8 p.m. Sunday San Francisco at Denver, 4 p.m. (FOX)Carolina at N.Y. Jets, 8 p.m. (NBC) WEEK 4 Wednesday, Aug. 29 New England at N.Y. Giants, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Washington, 7:30 p.m.Miami at Dallas, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 Atlanta at Jacksonville, 6:30 p.m.N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 6:35 p.m.Kansas City at Green Bay, 7 p.m.Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m.Minnesota at Houston, 7 p.m.New Orleans at Tennessee, 7 p.m.Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.Chicago at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Baltimore at St. Louis, 8 p.m.Oakland at Seattle, 10 p.m.San Diego at San Francisco, 10 p.m.Denver at Arizona, 11 p.m. NFL calendar Sept. 5 Â— Regular-season opener.Sept. 9-10 Â— First full regular-season weekend.BASKETBALLWNBA games WednesdayÂ’s Games Atlanta 82, Chicago 71 ThursdayÂ’s Games New York at Phoenix (n)Indiana at Seattle (n)San Antonio at Los Angeles (n) TodayÂ’s Games Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m.Chicago at Tulsa, 8 p.m. SaturdayÂ’s Games Minnesota at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Tulsa at San Antonio, 8 p.m.Indiana at Phoenix, 10 p.m.New York at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.GOLFGolf week PGA TOUR THE BARCLAYS Site: Farmingdale, N.Y.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Bethpage State Park, Black Course (7,468 yards, par 71). Purse: $8 million. WinnerÂ’s share: $1.44 million. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 2-6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.12:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.1:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 p.m.). Online: http:// www.pgatour.com LPGA TOUR CANADIAN WOMENÂ’S OPEN Site: Coquitlam, British Columbia.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: The Vancouver Golf Club (6,427 yards, par 72). Purse: $2 million. WinnerÂ’s share: $300,000. Television: Golf Channel (Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, 1:30-3:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1:30-3:30 a.m.; 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 3-5 a.m., 2-6 p.m.). Online: http:// www.lpga.com Tournament site: http:// www. cncanadianwomensopen.com CHAMPIONS TOUR BOEING CLASSIC Site: Snoqualmie, Wash.Schedule: Friday-Sunday.Course: TPC Snoqualmie Ridge (7,183 yards, par 72). Purse: $2 million. WinnerÂ’s share: $300,000. Television: Golf Channel (Friday, 6:308:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3:30-5:30 a.m., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1-3 a.m., 7-9:30 p.m.; Monday, 2-4 a.m.). EUROPEAN TOUR JOHNNIE WALKER CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Gleneagles, Scotland.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: The Gleneagles Hotel, PGA Centenary Course (7,060 yards, par 72). Purse: $2.2 million. WinnerÂ’s share: $367,550. Television: Golf Channel (ThursdayFriday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon). Online: http:// www.europeantour.com WEB.COM TOUR NEWS SENTINEL OPEN Site: Knoxville, Tenn.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: Fox Den Country Club (7,071 yards, par 71). Purse: $500,000. WinnerÂ’s share: $90,000. Television: None. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012%632576 BRIEFS FLAG FOOTBALL Christ Central league sign-up Christ Central Sports has flag football registration for ages 5-7 through Sept. 7. Cost is $45. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. CHS SWIMMING Alumni meet on Saturday Columbia HighÂ’s swim team is hosting its Purple/Gold Alumni Meet at 8 a.m. Saturday. All alumni are invited to come out and compete, and the commu-nity is invited to come out and watch the team. For details, call Stephanie Polhamus at 344-7796. CHS VOLLEYBALL Open scrimmage set for today Columbia HighÂ’s volleyball team has an intra-squad scrimmage open to the public from 4:30-5:30 p.m. today. Admission is a Powerade drink, which the team can use for away games. For details, e-mail coach Rebecca Golden at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. Registration pack-ets can be picked up at BrianÂ’s Sports.The season begins Sept. 17. For details, call Pete Bonilla at 623-6561 or Casandra Wheeler at 365-2168. SEMINOLES Club gathering on Thursday The Lake City Seminole ClubÂ’s 2012 Kickoff Gathering is 6 p.m. Thursday at The Country Club at Lake City. For details, call 752-2180. LCMS CROSS COUNTRY Parent meeting on Tuesday Lake City Middle SchoolÂ’s cross country team has a mandatory parent meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for athletes interested in run-ning cross country. For details, contact coach April Morse at email@example.com GATORS Gator Club Â‘kickoffÂ’ social The North Florida Gator ClubÂ’s annual Â“kickoffÂ” social is 6 p.m. Thursday 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 pro-ceeds go to the scholarship fund. Drawing will be at the social. For details, call Bob at 752-3333. YOUTH CHEERLEADING Columbia Cheer sign-up Saturday Columbia Cheer Association final registra-tion (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. 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. Tuesday at South Columbia Sports Park. For details, call Millissa Blakley at 365-4133.Fall registration is under way Registration for Lake City Columbia County Youth BaseballÂ’s fall league is online at lcccyb.com. Registration at Southside Sports Complex begins from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 7, and will continue through the registration deadline of Sept. 17. Five leagues are offered. Fee of $70 includes jersey, hat, socks and insur-ance. A parent or guardian must accompany player to registration and provide a birth certificate. For details, call president Tad Cervantes at 365-4810. CHS FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Monday The Columbia County Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the Jones Fieldhouse. For details, call club president Joe Martino at 984-0452. YOUTH FOOTBALL Little League sign-up Saturday Lake City Parks and Recreation DepartmentÂ’s Little League Football final 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 restric-tions 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 Saturday 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 For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Q-back Club meeting Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the faculty 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 con-tinue through September. Present the Quarterback ClubÂ’s GiveBack flyer at the Ruby Tuesday on SW Commerce Drive and 20 percent of the bill will be donated to the Quarterback Club. For details, call Shayne Morgan 397-4954 or club president Harold Bundy at 365-5731. 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. FISHING License-free day Sept. 1 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a license-free recreational fishing saltwater day on Sept. 1. Bag limits, season and size restrictions apply on these dates. The license-free fishing designation applies only to recreational fishing, not commercial. For fishing tips, locations and rules, go to MyFWC. com/Fishing Tennessee suspends wide receiver DaÂ’Rick RogersSTEVE MEGARGEEAssociated PressKNOXVILLE, Tenn. Â— Add one more name to the star-studded list of SEC standouts sidelined by off-field issues: Tennessee wide receiver DaÂ’Rick Rogers. Rogers, a first-team allSoutheastern Conference receiver last year, was suspended indefinitely Thursday for a violation of team rules. Tennessee coach Derek Dooley said he doesnÂ’t expect Rogers to rejoin the team this season, though he didnÂ’t complete-ly rule out the possibility. Â“When you get into the coaching profession, you quickly learn that probably the No. 1 professional haz-ard is the behavior of 18to 22-year-olds,Â” Dooley said. Â“I can assure you guys this, that thereÂ’s not one player, thereÂ’s not really one mem-ber in the whole organiza-tion that weÂ’re not prepared to go play without.Â” Rogers, who had 67 catches for 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns last sea-son, is the latest high-pro-file SEC player to run into trouble. Tyrann Mathieu, a Heisman Trophy finalist last season, was kicked off LSUÂ’s team this month. Georgia dismissed run-ning back Isaiah Crowell in June after his arrest on weapons charges. Former Auburn running back Michael Dyer transferred to Arkansas State after get-ting suspended indefinitely before last seasonÂ’s Chick-fil-A Bowl for a violation of team rules, then he was kicked off his new team in July. Dooley wouldnÂ’t say what would it take for Rogers to rejoin the Volunteers this season. Â“I donÂ’t want to get into specifics on that,Â” Dooley said.
LAKE CITY REPORTER FOOTBALL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 3B%6SRUWV INDIANS: Looking for fan support Continued From Page 1BWhite fans to do their part. Â“Looking at the weather, it is supposed to clear up Friday and we are asking all fans to come out,Â” Jackson said. Â“Suwannee travels well and we want our fans to come out and show our kids and our community their support. We donÂ’t want Suwannee to come in the back door and show us up. Â“We want to show Suwannee County how we play football.Â” FSU hopes to live up to hypeBy BRENT KALLESTADAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Â— Florida State is heav-ily favored to win its first Atlantic Coast Conference title in seven years and per-haps challenge for a nation-al championship. Still, Jimbo Fisher said though there is a sense of urgency, there is no more pressure than usual on the Seminoles. Â“I donÂ’t think itÂ’s this year or bust at all,Â” said Fisher, now in his third year as head coach. Â“We have much more depth than weÂ’ve ever had since IÂ’ve been here.Â” Still, the Seminoles have plenty to prove to a fan base that expected more than a 9-4 showing a year ago and no longer fills Florida StateÂ’s 83,000-seat stadium on a regular basis. The Seminoles were expected to get back among the nationÂ’s elite in 2011, but an early three-game los-ing streak took care of their preseason hopes of winning the ACC and a BCS bowl berth. This season begins with the same optimism. Florida State should have little trouble posting its 36th straight winning season and receiving a 31st consecutive bowl bid, but Fisher expects much more. He believes another year of experience will help his team avoid last yearÂ’s pit-falls and get back to a BCS bowl for the first time since 2005. Fisher points to his teamÂ’s wealth of talent that includes one of the best returning defenses in the country (the Seminoles gave up only about 15 points per game last sea-son), an experienced fifth-year senior quarterback EJ Manuel and one of the nationÂ’s top placekickers in Dustin Hopkins. Â“WeÂ’ll be a very good football team,Â” Fisher said. Â“EverybodyÂ’s got to be ready when their number is called.Â” A favorable schedule Â— the Seminoles only leave the state three times Â— doesnÂ’t hurt. A seven-game home schedule includes a pair of lower-division schools to begin the campaign followed by two more home games before a trip to Tampa where Florida State hopes to avenge a 2009 loss to South Florida. The only trips outside Florida boundar-ies are at North Carolina State, Virginia Tech and Maryland. The 46-year-old Fisher has banned his players from using social media accounts during the season in hopes of keeping them more focused on that task at hand. Florida State finished 94 in 2011 after posting a 10-4 mark in FisherÂ’s first year as head coach follow-ing three seasons as pre-decessor Bobby BowdenÂ’s offensive coordinator. The much heralded defense salvaged the 2011 season by smothering Florida and Notre Dame in the final two games That unit returns virtual-ly intact led by defensive ends Bjoern Werner and Brandon Jenkins, and safe-ty Lamarcus Joyner. The Seminoles have recorded 88 quarterback sacks the past two seasons, including 21.5 by Jenkins. Florida State gave up an average of only 15 points a game last year despite sur-rendering 35 to Clemson and Wake Forest on succes-sive weekends. The Seminoles will have to replace punter Shawn Powell, who graduated, and return specialist Greg Reid, who was kicked off the team after several viola-tions of team rules. Reid, who was also a two-year starter at cornerback, was only 180 yards shy of the ACC punt return mark of 1,296 yards held by former Virginia Tech star Eddie Royal. PowellÂ’s 44.2 career averaged stands as the best in Florida State history. But Florida State does have Hopkins, the placekicker known for his gold-colored shoes, returning for this final season. He is with-in reach of both the school and ACC scoring records of 393 points. He has four field goals of more than 50 yards, including a 55-yard kick that beat Clemson 16-13 in 2010. ItÂ’s been a dozen years since Florida StateÂ’s last run at a national title Â— an exasperating period for fans spoiled accustomed to the Seminoles being contend-ers. Those successful teams were always strong at quar-terback, especially in the national title years of 1993 and 1999 when Heisman Trophy winners Charlie Ward and Chris Weinke were at the helm. Fisher said EJ Manuel, his first marquee recruit, has simi-lar abilities. Â“He can lead you to a championship,Â” Fisher said about his 6-foot-5, 238pound quarterback. HeÂ’s much bigger than the elusive Ward and far more mobile than Weinke. Â“They understood what to do in order to win games whether they were hav-ing a great game or hav-ing a bad game,Â” Manuel said of Ward and Weinke. Â“They still understood what it took, how to put their teams in situations to win the game.Â” Manuel, sporting a new beard, said he dropped about 10 pounds in the off-season and believes heÂ’s in the best shape of his life headed into the Sept. 1 opener against Murray (Ky.) State. HeÂ’s 13-4 as a starter in a career and has thrown for 4,344 yards and 24 touchdowns. Manuel and the offense could get a boost from the return of wide receiv-ers Willie Haulstead and Rashad Greene, both attempting to rebound from serious injuries. Haulstead, who sat out all of last season with concus-sion symptoms, caught 38 passes for 587 yards and six touchdowns as a sopho-more in 2010. HeÂ’s 6-3 and provides another big target for Manuel, who already has 6-6 senior Rodney Smith and 6-6 redshirt freshman Kelvin Benjamin available along with a handful of smaller veteran receivers. TheyÂ’re led by 6-foot, 175-pound sophomore Rashad Greene, who caught 38 passes for 596 yards and seven TDÂ’s last season as a freshman despite miss-ing several games with inju-ries. Chris Thompson, who ran for 845 yards and six touchdowns as a sopho-more in 2010 when he had three touchdown runs of more than 70 yards, suf-fered a season-ending back injury in the fifth game last year, but is back in the mix at tailback with sophomore Devonta Freeman and James Wilder, Jr., for car-ries. But the offensive line hasnÂ’t been able to provide enough protection or open holes; its been the SeminolesÂ’ Achilles heel the past two years. Fisher said that problem is solved now with a sophomore-dominated front that didnÂ’t see much action until the win over Notre Dame in a season-ending bowl game. Â“Guys have played and even guys who havenÂ’t played who are young are very talented,Â” Fischer said. Â“Our weakness last year may now be our strength because we had to play so many guys.Â” Manuel, who missed one full game and a half of another after being knocked out of the Oklahoma game in the third quarter, took a pounding last year behind a line that gave up 41 sacks. But Fisher is counting on the group to do a better job protecting Manuel and helping ignite a dormant running game. Â“I think weÂ’ll have a very good offensive line,Â” Fisher insisted. Â“When youÂ’re good on the offensive line, you can have a very good football team.Â” ASSOCIATED PRESSFlorida State quarterback EJ Manuel (3) hands off in the first half of Florida StateÂ’s NCAA college football Spring G ame on April 14 in Tallahassee. New faces, but old issues facing Miami in 2012By TIM REYNOLDSAssociated PressCORAL GABLES Â— The starting quarterback, gone. The teamÂ’s most productive runner in a decade, gone. The top two receivers, gone. The best defensive player and unquestioned locker-room leader, gone. Still, somehow, hope is not gone at Miami. Even after a 6-6 season, and even with the NCAA investigation into compli-ance practices that over-shadowed last season still unresolved Â— sanctions arenÂ’t expected to be hand-ed down until early next year Â— the Hurricanes are heading into Al GoldenÂ’s second year on the sideline insisting they have enough talent to contend in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Â“For us to get back to where we want to be in the college football world, we can talk about everything and what the expectations are and anything on the out-side,Â” Golden said. Â“But the reality of it is, for us at the University of Miami, right here, right now, thereÂ’s only one way out, and thatÂ’s the (ACCÂ’s) Coastal Division.Â” If thatÂ’s the case, the Hurricanes might still need some more time to get things on the right road. Miami has not won an ACC title since joining the league, and hardly anyone expects that to change in 2012. The Hurricanes fin-ished in a tie for fourth in the Coastal last season at 3-5, and were picked fifth in the six-team division in this yearÂ’s preseason poll. That would have seemed unthinkable a decade ago, though this team has seri-ous questions to answer, and last yearÂ’s team wasnÂ’t exactly world-beaters to begin with. Â“We want to set our mark,Â” said freshman defen-sive back Tracy Howard, a highly touted recruit who signed with Miami despite the looming NCAA issues and may wind up starting right away. Â“We want to be known as the guys who brought Â‘The UÂ’ back.Â” On offense, there are new faces in key roles. Stephen Morris starts the year having assumed the quarterback role from Jacory Harris (2,486 yards, 20 touchdowns as a senior in 2011). Mike James becomes the featured running back now that Lamar Miller (1,272 yards, nine TDs in his final college season) is with the Miami Dolphins Â— though freshman back Randy Â“DukeÂ” Johnson will likely see tons of carries by the time the season ends. Tommy Streeter left early and Travis Benjamin gradu-ated, a duo that combined to catch 87 passes, 11 of them for touchdowns, last season. Defensively, Sean Spence was widely considered MiamiÂ’s best player for the past two seasons. HeÂ’s now with the Pittsburgh Steelers, leaving the Hurricanes with a gaping hole at both line-backer and leader. ItÂ’s all on the O-line for No. 23 FloridaBy MARK LONGAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Â— Florida returns six of its top seven offensive line-men from last season. That could be good or bad. The 23rd-ranked Gators were mostly mediocre up front in 2011, failing to con-sistently open holes for the running game and giving up almost as many sacks (23) as the offense scored touchdowns (30). The result was a 7-6 season Â— Florida barely avoided its first losing season since 1979 Â— and then some major offseason changes aimed at rebuild-ing the trenches. Coach Will Muschamp hired Tim Davis to replace Frank Verducci, who fol-lowed former offensive coordinator Charlie Weis to Kansas, and complete-ly revamped the teamÂ’s weight-lifting program in hopes of getting bulkier and brawnier linemen. Â“ThereÂ’s been marked improvement up front from this time last year or really any time last year,Â” said Muschamp, who called his team soft late last season, a shot many believe was directed mostly at the O-line. Â“Now those guys have been playing together for a year, practicing with the same guys. ThatÂ’s a devel-opmental position. That position takes time, and those guys have contin-ued to take strides. Really, really pleased with what theyÂ’ve done.Â” By all accounts, the line has looked consider-ably better in camp. The first real test comes Sept. 1 when Florida hosts Bowling Green in The Swamp. A better gauge might happen the follow-ing week at Texas A&M. The Gators struggled to get much going against the Southeastern Conference heavyweights Alabama and LSU last season. Holes were scarce for speedy run-ning backs Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps, and time was limited no matter who was standing in the pock-et Â— John Brantley, Jeff Driskel or Jacoby Brissett. The linemen insist things will be different this fall. Â“I just think having a year under our belt (will help), especially play-ing together and going through the struggles last year and pulling together and being closer with these guys,Â” guard Jon Halapio said. Â“Definitely just playing with each for a year, we build that trust factor.Â” Muschamp is relying on the line to make a differ-ence this season. FloridaÂ’s offense ranked 105th in the nation last year. ASSOCIATED PRESSFlorida coach Will Muschamp yells during NCAA colleg e football practice on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville.
4B LAKE CITY REPORTER NASCAR FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 20124BSPORTS SPRINT CUP POINTS 1. Greg Biffle823; Leader2. Matt Kenseth803; behind -203. Dale Earnhardt Jr.801; behind -224. Jimmie Johnson795; behind -285. Brad Keselowski776; behind -476. Martin Truex Jr.763; behind -607. Clint Bowyer757; behind -668. Kevin Harvick738; behind -859. Tony Stewart728; behind -9510. Denny Hamlin727; behind -96When it came to positioning themselves for a spot i n the Chase for the Sprint Cup,the real winners on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway were Kasey Kahne,who recovered from an early race incident with MarkMartin to finish third,and Ryan Newman,who soldiere d through on a day when he was feeling ill to finish eighth. Greg Biffle won the race and moved to the top of th e points standings,but thatÂ’s not as important as it was in years past,because the points will be reset to star t the 10race,championship-deciding Chase. With three regular season races left to run,Kahne a nd Newman are the top two drivers in the wild card sta ndings.The Chase field will be filled by the top 10 d rivers in the standings,plus two more who will get in based o n race victories and points.Kahne has two wins and is 11th in the standings.Newman has one win and is 13th in poi nts. Marcos Ambrose,whose win a week ago at Watkins Glen put him in the wild card hunt,finished fifth a t Michigan,but still is fifth in the wild card race b ehind Kyle Busch,who was 13th at Michigan,and Jeff Gordon who remains fourth in the wild card standings despi te a blown engine at Michigan that left him with a 28thplace finish.Joey Logano struggled to a 31st-place finish and is 18th in the overall standings and sixth in the wild card running. Kahne suffered through a miserable start to the sea son, his first at Hendrick Motorsports,but now heÂ’s feel ing better about his prospects for the immediate future. Â“I just felt really good about our speed,Â”he said.Â“ Our car has been really fast.WeÂ’ve been pretty consiste nt as a team.We want to make it to the Chase.ThatÂ’s a big p art of our season,something that weÂ’re really shooting for .I think our team has done a great job of that. Â“It would still be nice to get one more win and mak e that Chase spot,make it happen.But weÂ’ll see.We still ha ve good tracks to go,we just need to keep running up f ront.Â” Newman acknowledged that like Kahne,heÂ’d like to ge t another win in the next three weeks to put him in a better position for a Chase berth. Â“A win is going to answer a lot of questions,and we are all trying real hard,Â”he said.Â“We had about a 10thplace car and finishing eighth,I think weÂ’re proud of tha t.Â” The Sprint Cup Series is racing on sever-al repaved race tracks this season,atPocono,Michigan and Kansas,all tracks that chose to put down new asphalt becauseof the deterioration of the existing surfaces. This weekendÂ’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway also will be run on a much differentsurface,but the changes were made for anentirely different reason.After seeing BristolÂ’syears-long string of sellouts come to an end,and a sea of empty seats at the race back inMarch,track owner Bruton Smith decided toredo the top groove,taking away banking andmaking it less likely that drivers will run upthere during the race. The idea was to put the high-banked concrete half-mile oval back like it was before a2007 reconfiguration that brought about side-by-side racing,but not as much beating andbanging as before. Many in the sport say the changes in the racing were due more to the cars than thetrack,but fans say they wanted the trackchanged,and Smith responded accordingly. Saturday nightÂ’s race should provide an indication of whether the track was the prob-lem or not,but the debate likely will continuefor years. Â“I just hope they didnÂ’t screw up the race track,Â”said Ryan Newman,who holds the trackrecord at Bristol with a lap at 128.709 miles perhour back in 2003.Â“The racing was differentthan what we had there in the past because ofthe tire,to me,not because of the race track. Â“I hope that the racing is good.I hope they didnÂ’t take the racing away.The beating,banging and crashing is not the racing that Ilike.ThatÂ’s what some of the fans enjoy,but thatÂ’s not the racing I like.I like being able torun side by side.Â” He said the problem with the tires is that they were too good,in a way.The tires didnÂ’twear significantly,so speeds didnÂ’t drop offover long stretches of racing. Â“Your car didnÂ’t fall off,your balance didnÂ’t change,and everybody was virtually the samespeed,Â”he said.Â“We passed,and we raced sideby side,but it made it difficult to see the guycoming from 10th on new tires to pass the guys that were in the top five. Â“It just didnÂ’t happen the way it used to.To me,the tires are the biggest issue when itcomes to a place like that.Â” Carl Edwards,who got his one Bristol win in Sprint Cup back in 2008,is among thosetaking a Â“wait-and-seeÂ”approach.He did saythat since all the changes were to the topgroove,it will affect him less than othersbecause he spends most of his time on the bot-tom anyway. Â“Who knows what will happen,Â”Edwards said.Â“Anytime you change a track like thatthere is no telling.It might make it a com-pletely different race,and I guess in the endthat is what they are trying to do. Â“I give credit to Bruton [Smith] and those guys for trying to make the racing as good asthey can and not afraid to make changes. Â“I think all of us go there hoping for a really good race.Â” Brad Keselowski,winner of the past two Sprint Cup races at Bristol,said that no mat-ter how the track is configured,itÂ’s at the topof his list of tracks. Â“Bristol,to me,is a manÂ’s race track,and I respect that place so much,and I think ittakes a level of respect for it,which from DayOne,the first day I was there and walked inthere,I respected it,but I also wanted to winthere,Â”he said.Â“I wanted to prove to myselfand others that I could be the man to win at amanÂ’s racetrack.So itÂ’s always been a chal-lenge to me,and itÂ’s one that for some reasonhas taken a piece of me somewhere deepinside and made it rise to the next level,and Ijust love it for that reason Â… Â“It feels good going there.Â” NOTEBOOK Engine woes plague HendrickSundayÂ’s Pure Michigan 400 saw three drivers that use engines from Hendrick Motorsportssidelined with engine problems.JimmieJohnson was leading with six laps to go andpoised to get his first-ever Michigan victorywhen his engine blew.His teammate JeffGordon also lost power in his engine,as didTony Stewart,who runs Hendrick engines inhis cars. Â“ItÂ’s something that is not a norm for sure,Â” Stewart said.Â“I appreciate everybody at theHendrick engine department Â… Â“ItÂ’s uncommon to have a problem like this there.ItÂ’s not something IÂ’m concerned aboutand having problems in the future with,itÂ’s justa bad day and like I said,we have the bestengine department in the world,in my opinion.Â”Safety issue raised after crashMark MartinÂ’s crash into the blunt end of an opening in the pit wall at Michigan raised ques-tions about the safety of those openings.Theimpact destroyed his car,but no crew membersor others were injured. Brad Keselowski said changes may be in order. Â“Over the course of time,we always get complacent and think that weÂ’ve hit all the buttonson the safety side,Â”he said.Â“Then you see some-thing like that.It shows you why you have tonever quit working at making these cars andtracks safer,because that could have been a lotworse,whether it was for Mark or for the crewmembers or anybody.Â” Later,a track representative issued a statement saying:Â“The safety of the drivers is para-mount.So we will seek NASCARÂ’s opinion andwork with them on any recommendations theymay have on how we can improve any part of thecompetition area -Â– that includes pit road,pitwall,the track,anything competition-related.Â” The openings are similar to those at many other race tracks.NASCAR finds global grooveSaturdayÂ’s races for NASCARÂ’s secondandthird-tier circuits definitelyhad an international flavor.Nelson Piquet Jr.fromBrazil won the CampingWorld Truck Series race atMichigan and wrapped him-self in BrazilÂ’s flag after-ward. Later that day,the Nationwide Series raced atCircuit Gilles Villeneuve inMontreal.Hometown driverAlex Tagliani started on the pole and was a con-tender for most of the race.Jacques Villeneuve,racing on the track named for his late father,dominated the latter stages of the race before los-ing on a green-white-checkered-flag run to thefinish.Justin Allgaier,who races for the sameTurner Motorsports team as Piquet,took the vic-tory,his first ever on a road course. Â“Winning in Montreal means so much because all the people in the series enjoy coming here,Â”Allgaier told reporters after his win.Â“The atmos-phere is great,the fans never disappoint here,but the race played out perfectly for us.Â” Allgaier,who was running third on a restart that decided the race,got past Villeneuve andSam Hornish Jr.to take the win.Hornish fin-ished second and Villeneuve third. Â“I knew I was closing in on Jacques,but he braked really early into Corner Six and I wascertain he had ran out of gas,Â”Allgaier said.Â“Hewent really slow and I had too much of a head ofsteam and was sorry I got into him.Â” By RICK MINTER / Universal Uclick By RICK MINTER / Universal Uclick Fans demanded return to pre-2007 configurationBristol Motor Speedway.(NASCAR photo) NEXTUP... Race: Food City 250 Where: Bristol Motor Speedway When: Friday, 7 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN 2011 Winner: Kyle Busch SPRINT CUP CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS NATIONWIDE SERIES Race: UNOH 200 Where: Bristol Motor Speedway When: Wednesday, 7:30p.m. (ET) TV: SPEED 2011 Winner: Kevin Harvick Race: IRWIN Tools Night Race Where: Bristol Motor Speedway When: Saturday, 7 p.m. (ET) TV: ABC 2011 Winner: Brad Keselowski (right) NUMERICALLYSPEAKING Laps led by KyleBusch in the past 15 Cup races at Bristol,themost of any driver Laps led by DaleEarnhardt Jr.in the past 15 Cup races at Bristol,thefewest of any driver in the top10 in the current standings Drivers in the top 10 inSprint Cup points who have finished every race thisseason (Greg Biffle and DaleEarnhardt Jr.) Top-5 finishes this yearby Jimmie Johnson,the most of any Sprint Cup driver 38 1,375 11 2 Competition forÂ‘wild cardÂ’Chase slots heats upKasey Kahne,driver of the No.5 Farmers Insurance Ch evrolet,races Brad Keselowski,driver of the No.2 Miller Lite Dodg e,during the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. (NASCAR photo) Nelson PiquetNASCAR photo) Ryan Newman ,here at Martinsville in March,holds the track record at Bristol.Â“I just hope they didnÂ’t sc rew up the race track,Â”he said of the Bristol changes.(NAS CAR photo) Bristol reboot Bristol reboot
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Little House on the Prairie Little House on the Prairie Frasier Frasier Frasier Frasier FX 22 136 248Two and Half Men Â“The DepartedÂ” (2006, Crime Drama) Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon. An undercover cop and a criminal lead double lives. Â“Outlaw CountryÂ” (2011, Drama) Mary Steenburgen, Luke Grimes. Premiere. CNN 24 200 202(4:00) The Situation Room (N) Erin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) Piers Morgan Tonight (N) Anderson Cooper 360 Erin Burnett OutFront TNT 25 138 245The Mentalist Â“The Thin Red LineÂ” The Mentalist Â“Flame RedÂ” Â“Catch Me if You CanÂ” (2002) Leonardo DiCaprio. A teenage scam artist poses as a pilot, surgeon and lawyer. Â“OceanÂ’s ThirteenÂ” (2007) NIK 26 170 299You Gotta SeeVictorious Figure It Out Splatalot (N) Victorious Victorious My Wife and KidsMy Wife and KidsGeorge LopezGeorge LopezFriends (:33) Friends SPIKE 28 168 241(5:45) Â“A Bronx TaleÂ” (1993, Drama) Robert De Niro. A youth favors a ashy mobster over his hard-working dad. Â“Walking TallÂ” (2004, Action) The Rock, Johnny Knoxville, Neal McDonough. (:15) Â“GamerÂ” (2009, Action) MY-TV 29 32 -The Ri emanThe Ri emanM*A*S*H M*A*S*H Monk Monk Â“Mr. Monk and the Big GameÂ” Seinfeld Frasier The Twilight ZonePerry Mason DISN 31 172 290(5:45) Â“Sky HighÂ” (2005) Michael Angarano. My BabysitterA.N.T. Farm (N) Jessie (N) Phineas and FerbGravity Falls (N) A.N.T. Farm Good Luck CharlieJessie Â“BadfellasÂ” Jessie LIFE 32 108 252My Ghost Story: Caught on CameraMy Ghost Story: Caught on CameraAmericaÂ’s Most Wanted AmericaÂ’s Most Wanted (N) AmericaÂ’s Most Wanted AmericaÂ’s Most Wanted USA 33 105 242Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitBurn Notice Â“Desperate TimesÂ” BET 34 124 329106 & Park: BETÂ’s Top 10 Live Freestyle Friday. (N) Â“Caught UpÂ” (1998, Suspense) Bokeem Woodbine, Cynda Williams. Â“All About the BenjaminsÂ” (2002, Action) Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Eva Mendes. ESPN 35 140 206SportsCenter (N) (Live) Countdownh NASCAR Racing Nationwide Series: Food City 250. From Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. Baseball Tonight (N) (Live) SportsCenter (N) (Live) ESPN2 36 144 209h NASCAR RacingNASCAR Now (N)E WTA Tennis New Haven Open at Yale, Second Semi nal. (N) High School Football Good Counsel (Md.) at Bishop Gorman (Nev.). (N) SUNSP 37 -Reel Animals (N) Rays Live! (Live)a MLB Baseball Oakland Athletics at Tampa Bay Rays. From Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rays Live! (Live) Inside the RaysInside the RaysInside the Rays DISCV 38 182 278Bering Sea Gold Â“Eureka!Â” Bering Sea Gold Â“Bad VibrationsÂ” Bering Sea Gold Â“The Bitter EndÂ” Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice Yukon Men Â“Hunt or StarveÂ” Bering Sea Gold: Under the Ice TBS 39 139 247King of QueensKing of QueensSeinfeld Seinfeld House of PayneHouse of PayneBetter WorseBetter Worse Â“Our Family WeddingÂ” (2010) America Ferrera, Forest Whitaker. HLN 40 202 204(5:00) Evening ExpressJane Velez-Mitchell (N) Nancy Grace (N) Jane Velez-MitchellNancy GraceShowbiz Tonight FNC 41 205 360Special Report With Bret Baier (N) The FOX Report With Shepard SmithThe OÂ’Reilly Factor (N) Hannity (N) On the Record W/Greta Van SusterenThe OÂ’Reilly Factor E! 45 114 236Married to JonasThe SoupE! News (N) Keeping Up With the KardashiansKeeping Up With the KardashiansFashion Police (N) Chelsea LatelyE! News TRAVEL 46 196 277Bizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernGhost Adventures Â“Remington ArmsÂ” Ghost Adventures Ghost Adventures Â“Ohio ReformatoryÂ” Dead Files Revisted Ghost Adventures Â“Prospect PlaceÂ” HGTV 47 112 229Hunters IntÂ’lHunters IntÂ’lHunters IntÂ’lHunters IntÂ’lMotor HomesMotor HomesHGTV Urban Oasis 2012 (N) House HuntersHunters IntÂ’lHunters IntÂ’lHunters IntÂ’l TLC 48 183 280Say Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATLI Found the GownI Found the Go wnSay Yes: ATLSay Yes: ATL HIST 49 120 269American Pickers Â“One Pony TownÂ” American Pickers American Pickers Â“Fast EddieÂ” American Pickers Mountain Men Â“LostÂ” (:02) American Pickers ANPL 50 184 282Country Justice North Woods Law: On the HuntNorth Woods Law: On the Hunt (N) Extreme Drug SmugglingLaw on the Border Â“Faceless EnemyÂ” Extreme Drug Smuggling FOOD 51 110 231Diners, DriveDiners, DriveBest Thing AteBest Thing AteDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, Drive3 Days to Open With Bobby FlayDiners, DriveDiners, Drive TBN 52 260 372(5:00) Praise the Lord ItÂ’s Supernatural!The PotterÂ’s TouchBehind the ScenesHal Lindsey ReportThe Harvest Perry StonePraise the Lord FSN-FL 56 -UEFA MagazineBaseballÂ’s GoldenUFC InsiderThe Game 365World Poker Tour: Season 10Boys in the HallMarlins Live! (Live)a MLB Baseball Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers. (N Subject to Blackout) SYFY 58 122 244(5:30) Â“The Fifth ElementÂ” (1997) Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm. WWE Friday Night SmackDown! (N) Lost Girl Â“Truth and ConsequencesÂ” Alphas An Alpha kidnaps Rachel. AMC 60 130 254 Â“The Cable GuyÂ” (1996, Comedy) Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick. Â“American PieÂ” (1999) Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth. Premiere. Small TownSmall TownSmall TownSmall Town COM 62 107 249(:02) Tosh.0 The Colbert ReportDaily Show(:44) Tosh.0 (:17) Tosh.0 (8:50) Futurama(:23) Tosh.0 (9:56) Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex StuffJohn OliverÂ’s Stand-Up Show CMT 63 166 327Yes, Dear Yes, Dear Reba Reba Reba Reba Â“Under SiegeÂ” (1992) Steven Seagal. A Navy cook thwarts a plot to hijack a battleship. (:45) Under Siege NGWILD 108 190 283Dog WhispererMorays: The Alien EelsInsect WarsFire Ants: Texas Border MassacreKiller ShrimpInsect Wars NGC 109 186 276Chasing UFOs Â“Alien Baby FarmÂ” Alaska State TroopersNazi Underworld Secrets of Hitler and his inner circle. AbandonedAbandonedNazi Underworld SCIENCE 110 193 284How ItÂ’s MadeHow ItÂ’s MadeUnlocking the Universe Unlocking the Universe Unlocking the Universe The Secret Life of Chaos (N) Unlocking the Universe ID 111 192 285On the Case With Paula Zahn Deadly Women Â“Baby-Faced KillersÂ” Deadly Women Â“Pleasure from PainÂ” Deadly Women Deadly Women Â“Parents PerilÂ” (N) Deadly Women Â“Pleasure from PainÂ” HBO 302 300 501 Â“MarmadukeÂ” (2010) Voices of Owen Wilson. Â‘PGÂ’ Â“Puss in BootsÂ” (2011) Voices of Antonio Banderas. The Newsroom (Part 2 of 2) Real Time With Bill Maher (N) Real Time With Bill Maher MAX 320 310 515(:15) Â“UnknownÂ” (2011, Suspense) Liam Neeson. Â‘PG-13Â’ (:15) Â“Tower HeistÂ” (2011, Comedy) Ben Stiller. Premiere. 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Action Sports 360Two and Half Men 9-CW 9 17 17House of PayneHouse of PayneMeet the BrownsMeet the BrownsHeartland Â“The ReckoningÂ” DarylÂ’s HouseDarylÂ’s HouseYourJax MusicJacksonvilleI Know JaxAccording to Jim 10-FOX 10 30 30a MLB Baseball: Braves at Giants Family Guy The SimpsonsCops (PA) Cops (PA) Mobbed Â“A Father Lost for 37 YearsÂ” NewsAction Sports 360Touch A womanÂ’s quest for vengeance. 12-NBC 12 12 12NewsNBC Nightly NewsWheel of FortuneJeopardy! AmericaÂ’s Got Talent WrestleMania 28 -Rock vs. Cena (N) Law & Order: Special Victims UnitNewsSat. Night Live CSPAN 14 210 350Washington This CommunicatorsWashington This Week WGN-A 16 239 307Funny VideosWhite Sox Warma MLB Baseball Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox. From U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. (N) WGN News at Nine (N) AmericaÂ’s Funniest Home Videos TVLAND 17 106 304Andy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowKing of QueensKing of QueensKing of QueensKing of QueensKing of QueensKing of Queens OWN 18 189 279The Will: Family Secrets RevealedThe Will: Family Secrets RevealedThe Will: Family Secrets RevealedSweetie PieÂ’s: An Extra SliceSweetie PieÂ’s: An Extra SliceThe Will: Family Secrets Revealed A&E 19 118 265American HoggersAmerican HoggersStorage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsBarter Kings Barter Kings Barter Kings Barter Kings (:01) Barter Kings(:31) Barter Kings HALL 20 185 312(5:00) Â“Smart CookiesÂ” (2012) Â“Second HoneymoonÂ” (2001) Roma Downey, Tim Matheson. Â“Straight From the HeartÂ” (2003) Teri Polo, Andrew McCarthy. Â“Family PlanÂ” (2005) Tori Spelling. FX 22 136 248(5:00) Â“Death RaceÂ” (2008, Action) Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson. Â“WantedÂ” (2008, Action) James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie. Anger(:01) WilfredTotally Biased CNN 24 200 202The Situation RoomCNN Newsroom (N) Putting America to WorkPiers Morgan TonightCNN Newsroom (N) Putting America to Work TNT 25 138 245(5:00) Â“Catch Me if You CanÂ” (2002) Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks. Â“Sherlock HolmesÂ” (2009, Action) Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law. (DVS) Â“National TreasureÂ” (2004) Nicolas Cage. NIK 26 170 299SpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobSpongeBobVictorious Victorious Victorious Victorious Yes, Dear Yes, Dear Friends The six friends say goodbye. SPIKE 28 168 241(4:43) Â“Crank: High VoltageÂ” Â“Walking TallÂ” (2004, Action) The Rock, Johnny Knoxville, Neal McDonough. (:15) Â“The Transporter 2Â” (2005, Action) Jason Statham, Amber Valletta, Alessandro Gassman. Crank: High MY-TV 29 32 -Green AcresGreen AcresBatmanBatmanLost in Space Â“The ToymakerÂ” Star Trek Â“The Doomsday MachineÂ” Â“The Ghost BreakersÂ” (1940, Suspense) Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard. DISN 31 172 290Austin & Ally Shake It Up! Nearly booted from the show. Jessie Austin & Ally Phineas and FerbPhineas and FerbGood Luck CharlieGood Luck CharlieMy BabysitterMy Babysitter LIFE 32 108 252Â“The Craigslist KillerÂ” (2011, Docudrama) Jake McDorman, Billy Baldwin. Â“Fatal HoneymoonÂ” (2012) Harvey Keitel, Amber Clayton. Premiere. Â“An Of cer and a MurdererÂ” (2012, Docudrama) Gary Cole, Laura Harris. USA 33 105 242NCIS A friend of GibbsÂ’ daughter. NCIS A survivalist is wanted. NCIS Â“ChildÂ’s PlayÂ” NCIS A murder at a college fair. NCIS A suicide bomber kills a Marine. White Collar Â“Identity CrisisÂ” BET 34 124 329 Â“All About the BenjaminsÂ” (2002, Action) Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Eva Mendes. Â“Why Did I Get Married?Â” (2007, Comedy-Drama) Tyler Perry, Janet Jackson, Jill Scott. Â“Coming to AmericaÂ” (1988) ESPN 35 140 206 HS FootballSportsCenter (N) High School Football Byrnes (S.C.) at Oscar Smith (Va.). 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HGTV 47 112 229House HuntersHunters IntÂ’lHome by NovoDinaÂ’s Party (N) Love It or List It Â“The Elliott FamilyÂ” Love It or List It House HuntersHunters IntÂ’lHouse HuntersHunters IntÂ’l TLC 48 183 280Dateline: Real Life Mysteries 20/20 on TLC Â“The Murder RoomÂ” 20/20 on TLC Â“Mystery Down UnderÂ” 20/20 on TLC Â“Angels and DemonsÂ” 20/20 on TLC Â“ParentsÂ’ TormentÂ” (N) 20/20 on TLC Â“Mystery Down UnderÂ” HIST 49 120 269Swamp People Â“Gates of HellÂ” Swamp People Â“Under SiegeÂ” Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars Pawn Stars (:31) Pawn Stars(:02) Pawn Stars(:32) Pawn Stars ANPL 50 184 282Swamp Wars Â“FloridaÂ’s Born KillersÂ” My Cat From Hell Â“Cat Escape!Â” My Cat From Hell Â“My Cat Is a BullyÂ” Tanked (N) Tanked Tanked FOOD 51 110 231Wedding: ImpossibleRestaurant StakeoutRestaurant StakeoutRestaurant Stakeout Â“Oh, BrotherÂ” Restaurant StakeoutIron Chef America TBN 52 260 372What..Jesus?Crossing RomeGaither: Precious MemoriesIn Touch With Dr. Charles StanleyHour of Power Billy Graham Classic CrusadesNot a FanTravel the Road FSN-FL 56 UFC Fight Night UFC: Maynard vs. Guida. From Revel Casino in Atlantic City. Marlins Live! (Live)a MLB Baseball Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers. From Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (N Subject to Blackout) SYFY 58 122 244(5:00) Â“The Amityville HorrorÂ” Â“Thirteen GhostsÂ” (2001, Horror) Tony Shalhoub, Embeth Davidtz. Â“Haunted HighÂ” (2012, Horror) Danny Trejo, Charisma Carpenter. Premiere. Â“House of BonesÂ” (2010, Horror) AMC 60 130 254(5:30) Â“Big JakeÂ” (1971, Western) John Wayne, Richard Boone. Â“TombstoneÂ” (1993) Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer. Doc Holliday joins Wyatt Earp for the OK Corral showdown. Â“TombstoneÂ” (1993) Kurt Russell. COM 62 107 249(5:44) Â“GrandmaÂ’s BoyÂ” (2006, Comedy) Doris Roberts, Allen Covert. (7:52) Â“Blades of GloryÂ” (2007, Comedy) Will Ferrell, Jon Heder. Â“Youth in RevoltÂ” (2009) Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday. Premiere. CMT 63 166 327Smokey-Bandit(:45) Â“Smokey and the Bandit IIÂ” (1980, Comedy) Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason. My Big Redneck Vacation (N) Redneck Island (Season Finale) (N) My Big Redneck Vacation NGWILD 108 190 283WorldÂ’s Weirdest Â“Freaks on LandÂ” Dog WhispererDog Whisperer Â“Fear FactorÂ” (N) Dog Whisperer Â“Bad Dogs of ComedyÂ” The Incredible Dr. Pol (N) Dog Whisperer Â“Fear FactorÂ” NGC 109 186 276Witness: Joplin TornadoWitness: Tornado SwarmWitness: Disaster in JapanWitness: Katrina People who lived through the hurricane. Witness: Disaster in Japan SCIENCE 110 193 284They Do It?They Do It?Dark Matters: Twisted but True Dark Matters: Twisted but True Dark Matters: Twisted but True Dark Matters: Twisted but True (N) Dark Matters: Twisted but True ID 111 192 285Deadly Women Deadly Women Â“Parents PerilÂ” Wicked Attraction Wicked Attraction Â“Dressed to KillÂ” (N) Fatal Encounters Â“Stuck in the MiddleÂ” Wicked Attraction HBO 302 300 501 Â“Green LanternÂ” (2011, Action) Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively. Â‘PG-13Â’ Â“A Very Harold & Kumar 3D ChristmasÂ” (2011) Â‘RÂ’ True Blood Â“SunsetÂ” Â“A Very Harold & Kumar 3D ChristmasÂ” (2011) Â‘RÂ’ MAX 320 310 515Cowboys & Aliens(:45) Â“AliensÂ” (1986, Science Fiction) Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn. Â‘RÂ’ Strike Back Â“Tower HeistÂ” (2011) Ben Stiller. Â‘PG-13Â’ (:45) Strike Back SHOW 340 318 545(5:30) Â“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindÂ” (2004) Â“The RockÂ” (1996) Sean Connery. Alcatraz Island terrorists threaten to gas San Francisco. Â‘RÂ’ Katt Williams: Kattpacalypse (N) Larry WilmoreÂ’s Race, Religion & Sex COURTESY PHOTOColumbia High baseball player Jake Bates had the oppo rtunity to serve as bat boy for the Jacksonville Suns minor league baseball team this sum mer. Bates spends time in minor leagueBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comIf you went to a Jacksonville Suns game this year, then you know Lake CityÂ’s Michael Kirkman wasnÂ’t the only native involved in a professional baseball game. Columbia sophomore Jake Bates spent time this summer serving as bat boy for the AA baseball team learning in the process. Â“My experience was very positive and very cool,Â” Bates said. Â“It was pretty awesome to be around all of the players and coaches.Â” While Bates plays at the high-school level, he said thereÂ’s a notable difference in the game heÂ’s spent the summer watching. Â“I learned that competitve play at the pro level, even at the minor league level, is a lot different than the level I play at Columbia High School,Â” Bates said. Â“They have a lot of talent on the Suns and all of the visiting teams that came to town.Â” Bates also used the opportunity to learn from profes-sionals at his position. Â“I was able to work with the SunsÂ’ catchers and catching coach prior to the games,Â” he said. Â“I learned a lot of pointers from them and things that I can use to be a better catch-er this upcoming baseball season.Â” The sophomore is hoping to bring back some of the tools heÂ’s learned in his sec-ond season with the Tigers. Â“What I learned will, ultimately, make me a better baseball player,Â” he said. Â“The catcher is one of the most important positions on the field and if I can be a better catcher, that will help us be a better team that hopefully will be able to bring home a district cham-pionship this season. I am looking forward to playing the next three seasons at CHS because our team is only going to get better.Â” But being a bat boy wasnÂ’t all fun and games for Bates as he had extensive duties. Â“Well, I had to arrive two hours before the first pitch,Â” he said. Â“I had to get cool-ers of water and Powerade and make sure they were ready. I had to be there for batting practice. I also had to rub down nine dozen baseballs before the game with this special baseball mud that every minor and major league team uses.Â” And his duties extended into the game. Â“During the game, I had to help the players with all of their stuff, help the coaches, bring baseballs out to the umpire Â— stuff like that.Â” Most of the fun came for Bates following the contest. Â“After the game, I had to do stuff like clean up the dug-out, clean up after the players and clean cleats,Â” he said. Â“After I got through with that, I would go to the club-house where they had dinner waiting on us. The food was always good and it was fun to eat with the players. It was definitely something I would like to do again.Â”
6B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & PUZZLES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25, 2012 DEAR ABBY: IÂ’m writing for advice on friendship. There is a person who insists we are Â“best friends.Â” She calls every day to gos-sip and get into peopleÂ’s business, including mine. We are grown women and I find this childish. I am a loner. I donÂ’t like too many people in my space, but I donÂ’t want to hurt her feelings. I just want her to get a life. IÂ’m married; sheÂ’s single. We have nothing in common, in my opinion, and she tries to keep up with my every move. If I donÂ’t answer the phone at home, she calls me at work. Help me tell this person, without being hurtful and rude, that I like her but I want to have a normal adult relationship with her. I have other close friends, but I donÂ’t have to call or talk to them every day to maintain our friendship. -INFRINGED UPON IN MISSISSIPPI DEAR INFRINGED UPON: The woman may be trying to live vicariously through you, which is why sheÂ’s calling daily and pumping you for informa-tion. Tell her that phone calls at work are distract-ing, so please donÂ’t call you there. She should also be told that while you like her, the closeness she craves has become claustrophobic and is making you uncomfort-able, so to please limit her calls to one or two a week. If you do not set boundar-ies, you canÂ’t expect her to observe them. DEAR ABBY: I know a fairly well-to-do couple who, after living together for a while, have decided to get married. I went to their online wedding registry to select something for them and was stunned to see that several of the items they had on there were pricey items for their CATS. Is this the status quo these days, or is it just plain bad taste? I chose to put money toward another item, but now IÂ’m wondering if it will go where it was directed -and not to the cats. It was also suggested that I provide an email address so that an e-card of thanks might be sent. Abby, you keep telling your readers that times have changed. I reluctantly guess we need to resign ourselves to the emails, but what is your take on the gift suggestions? -OFFENDED WEDDING GUEST IN NEW YORK DEAR OFFENDED: The couple you mentioned may have most (or all) of the household items they need. While the request for something for their pets instead of themselves is somewhat unusual, no rule of etiquette forbids it. The object is to give something they can use, and IÂ’m hav-ing trouble understanding why you find their request offensive. I do, however, take exception to the idea of a generic, mass mailing being used to acknowledge wed-ding gifts rather than an INDIVIDUAL thank you. If thatÂ’s what theyÂ’re planning, it seems more of an imper-sonal Â“shrugÂ” than an actual expression of gratitude. DEAR ABBY: A woman at work wears flip-flops every day. The sound of her walking is extremely annoy-ing, to the point where I get a headache every day. The boss says her footwear is fine. Any advice? Thanks. -FOOTSTEPS IN OHIO DEAR FOOTSTEPS: If the boss says her footwear is fine, then youÂ’re out of luck. Wear earplugs, use aspirin as directed and pray for an early winter. DEAR ABBY: Is it wrong to answer a ques-tion with a question? -CURIOUS IN K.C. DEAR CURIOUS: Why do you ask? DEAR ABBY: My sister sent me an email asking what I was getting our mom for her birthday because she had very few ideas. I told her I was planning to get Mom a gift card so she could buy a book for her e-reader. Two days later, my sister emailed me back telling me she liked my idea so much she used it and mailed Mom the same gift card herself. She said itÂ’s Â“no big dealÂ” if we got Mom the same thing. ItÂ’s a big deal to me. I think it was rude and inconsiderate. She says IÂ’m being Â“ridiculousÂ” because Â“itÂ’s only a gift cardÂ” and it doesnÂ’t matter if Mom got two of them. To me, if you ask what IÂ’m getting someone as a gift, itÂ’s rude to run out and buy that item yourself. Who do you agree with? -LEARNED A LESSON IN LEWISBURG, PA. DEAR LEARNED A LESSON: I agree with you. But rather than hold a grudge, take the lesson to heart. The next time your sister asks you for gift sug-gestions for a relative, tell her, Â“Gee, I havenÂ’t decided yet.Â” DEAR ABBY: I am an 11-year-old boy who lives in San Francisco. I read your column in the San Francisco Chronicle every day. I love your thinking and wish I could be as sensible as you. I just wanted to ask: How old do you think someone should be to read your col-umn? I know your column can be possibly inappropri-ate, but love reading it any-way. -T.P. IN S.F. DEAR T.P.: You are not the only young person who reads my column. (I printed a letter from a 7-year-old earlier this week.) I have been told that my column has been used for many years to start important con-versations between people of all ages. When I was growing up, no literature in our house was off limits -and any question I asked my parents was given a straight answer. I hope itÂ’s the same in your family because if it is, you will grow up to be at LEAST as Â“sensibleÂ” as me. DEAR ABBY: My daughter has given me per-mission to resume commu-nication with my grandson, Â“Justin.Â” She has kept us apart since he was 3. Justin is now 17. I have been told by the other grandparents that Justin holds no animosity toward me. He knows I have never given up hope that one day we could reunite. Because of my daughterÂ’s unpredictable temperament and her use of my grandson as a way to control me, IÂ’m leery and donÂ’t trust her to keep the door open between us. IÂ’m afraid sheÂ’ll slam it shut again. -LOVING, LONGING GRANDMA DEAR GRANDMA: Write your grandson a sweet note and inform him that his mother has given Â“permissionÂ” for you to make contact with him. Ask him to call you, so he can begin getting to know you. Find out what his plans are, and invite him to visit. However, do this SLOWLY -because you still donÂ’t know how much damage your daughterÂ’s Â“unpredict-able temperamentÂ” has done in the formation of his personality and character. Proceed with your eyes wide open. Because it appears your daughter wants to abandon her son as soon as she legally is able to, he will need all of the caring and supportive relatives he can find. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY Happy Birthday: Emotional matters can ruin your plans. Separate what you must do from what you want to do. Make detailed and organized plans that will allow you to find a way to complete everything on your to-do list. Your numbers are 3, 11, 16, 27, 31, 34, 45. ARIES (March 21April 19): You may have some interesting ideas, but before you jump in with two feet make sure they are feasible. DonÂ’t let someone you love take advantage of you. A change in your financial situation will be due to your living arrangements. +++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Not everyone will lead you down the right path. Listen to whatÂ’s being offered, but donÂ’t sign up. DonÂ’t be afraid to branch out on your own if you have a better plan or ser-vice to offer. Love is in the stars. +++ GEMINI (May 21June 20): Listen care-fully to whatÂ’s being said. Someone you are close to may not be telling you the truth. Rely on past experi-ence to help you decipher whatÂ’s going to unfold. Once you feel certain, express your concerns. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): An impulsive move will leave you in a precari-ous position. You are best to get out and network with people who have the potential to help you get ahead. Love is in the stars, and planning something special for two will bring good results. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Wager the pros and cons before you voice your opinion. Not everyone will be happy with your choices. Make all your arrangements first to avoid interference. An emotional scene will leave you feeling guilty. Do whatÂ’s best for you. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Watch every move you make. Someone will be ready to criticize you if you make a mistake. DonÂ’t let past problems resur-face. Concentrate on the moment and what you can do now to make your life better in the future. ++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Resolve issues that are holding you back per-sonally and professionally. DonÂ’t stifle the way you feel. ItÂ’s your turn to speak up and force the changes you need made in order to achieve happiness. DonÂ’t let love get you down. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep up and take charge. Expect to face situ-ations that require you to move quickly. Love is in the stars and taking advan-tage of an opportunity to spend time with someone you love should be your intent. Set your priorities straight. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Honesty is a must. Trying to hide your true feelings will only lead to trouble. Size up your situ-ation and put whatever problems behind you as quickly as possible. DonÂ’t feel guilty when you know you are doing whatÂ’s right. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A financial problem can make you look bad if you try to cover up a mistake you made. A couple of changes will save the day. ItÂ’s best to own up to an error and to find a solution. A personal part-ner needs reassurance. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Make a decision based on your emotional needs. Broaden your hori-zons by opening doors that were closed in the past. Reconnecting with an old friend will pay off emotion-ally, mentally and finan-cially. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Overreacting or being impulsive will make mat-ters worse. Separate your emotions from what needs to be done and get with it. DonÂ’t make a repeat performance with some-one who doesnÂ’t deserve a second chance. Love is highlighted; choose wisely. ++ Birthday Baby: You are creative, detailed and capable. You are sensitive and unique. 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 WomanÂ’s daily phone calls are suffocating to friendship 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 24-25, 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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Work includes Addition of a 5,000 sf Laundry Building at the Rear Sup-port Building inside the secure pe-rimeter of the Annex.The scope of work will also include earthwork, site grading, chain link fence, concrete foundations and SOG, Pre-Engineered Metal Build-ing, CMU walls, caulking, doors frames and hardware, drywall, paint-ing, floor tile, miscellaneous special-ties, fire protection, plumbing, HVAC and electrical.Bid Packages will be available mid August. The Bid Package will con-tain further information important to submission of a bid including in-structions to bidders, bid forms, schedule, and scope of work. Moss and Associates, LLC, is com-mitted to providing opportunities for M/WBE, SBE and DVBusiness En-terprise firms and encourages their participation.Interested bidders may inquire about this project and obtain further infor-mation by contacting Sohail Rana by phone at (407) 730-5550 or via email at email@example.com 05534469August 24, 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 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 Clerk05534253August 17, 24, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCIVILCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIR-CUITOF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTYCIVILDI-VISIONFIRSTFEDERALSAVING BANK OF FLORIDAPlaintiff,Vs.ELOYAALVAREZ and TONYAF.ALVAREZ AKATONYA FOUNTAIN 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 SW LegalEMERALD 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 12th 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 LegalCourtÂ’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 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) NAMED 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 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 attorney 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. 0173248 Legal153 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 LegalForeclosure 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 Male Jack Russell Terrier in south Lake City near King St. & Mauldin Rd. Wearing a small jacket. Reward.Please call 386.208.2846 100Job Opportunities05534246Large Construction Company has an immediate opening for a Fuel Service Technician Qualified candidate(s) must possess a valid commercial driver's license with a hazmat and tanker endorsement. Apply in person at Anderson Columbia, Co., Inc., 871 NW Guerdon Street, Lake City, Florida32056 Equal Opportunity Employer 05534305Talent Search Recruiter Application Deadline: September7, 2012 This position is housed at Florida Gateway College and services the following High Schools: Baker, Columbia, Ft. White, Dixie and Union Counties. Mileage is paid. Applicant is responsible for recruitment, counseling and all related services for the Talent Search Grant. Please see link for a detailed job description and minimum qualifications and application procedure. (sfcollege.edu/hr/)
FRIDAY& SATURDAY, AUGUST24-25, 2012 CLASSIFIEDLAKE CITYREPORTER 9B 2004 Ford F350 DuallyLariat, crew cab, 61,000 miles.$17,900 obo 386-755-0653 100Job Opportunities05534315The 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. 05534332OÂ’Neal Roofing and Contracting Now Hiring Must have valid Drivers License-Roofers and Skilled Labor Will Train. Apply in Person 212 Hickory Drive, Lake City, FL32025 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 DESOTO HOME CARE Now hiring for position of Delivery technician. Looking for person with good mechanical abilities and a positive attitude. Drop resume off at 311 N. Marion St. L.C. FL32055 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). Local medical office seeking a cleaning person 5 days a week. Please fax resume to 386-719-9662 NOWHIRING!!! $1,500 Hiring Bonus We are now hiring experienced Class ADrivers Â•Excellent benefits package including health, dental and 401K. All applicants MUSTHave: Â•Class ACDLwith Tanker endorsements. Â•1 yr tractor-trailer experience with a t/t school certification or 2 yrs. tractor-trailer experience without the certification. Â•25 yrs or older Please apply online at floridarockandtanklines.com 1-866-352-7625.05533866We 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. 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 WANTED LEGALSECRETARY Experience Necessary, Medical Benefits Available. Fax resume to: 386-961-9956. Wee Care Too in 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. ADMISSION COORDINATOR Suwannee Health Care RN or LPN Preferred Related Experience a MustEmail resume firstname.lastname@example.org 120Medical EmploymentFull time C.N.AÂ’s All Shifts Experience preferred. Apply In Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak, FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F Full Time RN/LPN 7pm-7am Experience preferred. Excellent Benefits Apply In Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak, FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F Housekeeping/Laundry Aides All Shifts Experience Preferred Apply in Person Suwannee Health & Rehab 1620 Helevenston Street S.E. Live Oak, FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F North Florida Pediatrics 1859 SWNewland Way, Lake City, FL32025We are a leading health clinic offering an opportunity for a pediatrician or ARNPposition. We provide competitive pay and excellent benefits package. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Submit resume/CV: email@example.com 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 Free to Good Home Cat, 2 yrs 3mths old, neutered female, all shots, de-clawed. 386-438-3190 or 386-365-4806 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. 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 8/25 7am-7pm & 8/26 2 pm-7pm Everything must go Come in and make an offer. 880 NWAsh Drive, LC Multi Family Fri & Sat 8am-3pm. 941 NWZack Dr, LC, Emerald Lake sd, 1500+ dvdÂ’s & CdÂ’s, craftsman tools & collectables. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. SAT8/25, 8 a.m.to Noon Alot of boating items, tools, and household goods. 271 NWCOLQUITTWAY SAT. 8/25, 7-?, 442 NWBell Lake Ct., Hwy 90 Wacross from County Line & S&S, furn., hshld. items, clothes, electronics, & appliances. 440Miscellaneous Chiefland Golf & Country Club Weekend Special Rates Play 18 holes, including cart on Sat and/or Sun after 12pm $20 per person Rates good through Sept. 30, 2012 Pro Shop 352 493 2375 450Good Things to EatGREEN PEANUTS For Sale Graded and washed. $30.00 a bushel. 386-752-3434 630Mobile Homes forRent2br/1ba MH, CH/A, In town, large lot, near school, $500 mth + deposit, No Pets! 386-365-1920 or 386-454-7764 2BR/2BAMH Water & Garbage included No Pets. $550. mo. $450. Sec. Dep. 386-752-9898 or 386-365-3633 Going out of Business AshleyÂ’s Pet Palace 755-8668 50% off everything except already sale priced items. Everything must go. MOBLE HOMEFOR RENT3BR/1.5 BAStiles Way off Price CreekContact 386-623-4213 640Mobile Homes forSale2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 640Mobile Homes forSaleBANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide Â’09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail email@example.com BANK REPOS Several to choose from. Singles or Doubles. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville 352-872-5566. Coming in Daily and Selling Fast. BIG FAMILYSPECIAL! New 4/2 Jacobsen Super Sale $43,935 inc delivery and set up. Just 5 per month at this low price! Gainesville Hwy 441 Near Home Depot 352-872-5566. Saturday till 6 PM Sunday 10-3 Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-529 MLS #81237 55+ retirement Living 2br/2ba Manufactured Home priced @ $51,000. Ready to move in MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. Results Realty Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Well maintained mobile on 10 acres. 2 car covered carport. $77,900 MLS#79417 Results Realty Brittany 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 3/2 $32,500 Factory Direct Price! Only 3 left at this low price. North Pointe Homes, Gainesville, Fl., Hwy 441. Call 352-872-5566. Now Open Sunday 10-3! WANTEDÂ…CASH 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 650Mobile Home & LandHallmark Real Estate APlace 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 Traffic Free Private Location DWon 5 acres. 40 yr Transferable Warranty! $58,900 MLS 80623. Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 705Rooms forRent Travel Trailer for rent furn. w/ microwave, laundry, tv, & internet.Smoke Free. Deposit req. Contact 386-965-3477 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05534348WeÂ’ve got it all!WINDSONG APTS 2/2 $5363/2 $573 *Free afterschool program386-758-8455 055343782/1, in town Fort White, Lg.Ft & bporch, Lg Liv/Kit/Din, Fenced byard, elec, trash, mowingincl 1st +last+sec. No pet. Free WFI $725 mth 941-924-5183 1BR APT. Downtown Location, Clean. New Carpet $450 mo, plus Security. NO PETS. Call 386-755-3456 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 ALandlord 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. Washer/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 Gorgeous, Lake View Convenient location. 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A$450. mo $530 dep. No pets. 386-344-2170 Great area West of I-75, spacious deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $600-$750 plus Security. 386-965-3775 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 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Updated Apt, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRentWayne ManorApts. Spacious 2bedroom washer/dryer. Behind Kens off Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 www .myflapts.com WindsorArms 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 720Furnished Apts. ForRentRooms forRent Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $135, 2 persons $150. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2BD /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 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage, on 2 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White Â“3 Rivers EstatesÂ” $950 mo 1st+last +sec. Call 305-345-9907. NICE 3BD/1.5BA, Close in, $725 month, $400 Security Deposit. Contact 386-935-1482 750Business & Office Rentals05532259OFFICE SPACE for Lease 576 sq' $450/mth 700 sq' at $8.00 sq' 1785 sq' at $7.00 sq'8300 sq' at $7.00 sq' also Bank Building Excellent Locations Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor 05534377Fort White Newly Remodled. Multi use Comm Prop. Approx 850sqft. Elec & water incl. Free WFI $725 mth 941-924-5183. 2 Office Suites in town, Great location to start a business. $450 mo $530 dep. 386-344-2170 ForRent orLease: Former Doctors office, Former professional office & Lg open space: avail on East Baya Ave. Competitive rates. Weekdays 386-984-0622 evenings/weekends 497-4762 790Vacation Rentals Scalloping Horseshoe Beach Spcl Gulf Front 2br, w/lg porch, dock, fish sink. wkend $395./wk $895. 386-235-3633/352-498-5986 alwaysonvacation.com #419-181 Â“FloridaÂ’s Last FrontierÂ” 805Lots forSale Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-529 MLS #76668 Vacant Lot priced right @ $27,000 high & dry ready for you to build your dream home. Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-529 MLS #80401 Vacant Lot Price @ $59,000 located on the Suwannee River High & dry ready to build your River home Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-529 MLS #81200 Vacant lot on Lake Alligator in Carter Chase Site Built homes only priced @ $120,000 1ac lake front 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 Results Realty, Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473, Beautiful lot on Suwannee River. Property features stairway down to Suwannee. $35,000 MLS #78842 810Home 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 ACCESS REALTY Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi.MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY 10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY 10 acre square tract, High & Dry, O/F Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258 $39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY 43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia Cnty. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY Two story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY Spacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA, 2 car garage,1 ac, 1,750 sqft Fort White area Â“3 Rivers EstatesÂ” $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 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Maintained home on a lake in Town, 4bd/3ba, great views, modern kitchen $269,000. Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-529 #81280 55+ 3br/2ba dble car garage on lrg lot wooded bckyrd, just reduced to $139,900. Come check it out won't last long Eastside Village Realty, Inc. @752-529 MLS #80737Brick home on 7.48 ac 3Br/2.5Ba a true show place home has a dbl carport, 2 car pole barn for your other toys. 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 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 Two 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 820Farms & Acreage120 ACRES 5 miles NE of Live Oak. Half Wooded & Pasture with fish lake. Creek flows through property, Plenty of deer & turkey. Will Finance 386-364-6633 830Commercial PropertyCOMMERCIALBUILDING 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 850Waterfront PropertyRIVER HOME Excellent Location $169,000 Call Susan Eagle (386) 623-6612 DCARealtor 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. RESULTS REALTY, Brittany Stoeckert, 386-397-3473 Great Investment on main Rd, 2 units with 2BR/1B, $230,000 MLS# 79271 880Duplexes 2/1 1300 sqft, duplex w/ gargage. totally refurbished,W/D hook up, CH/A, $680 mth Lease Req. 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 952Vans & Sport Util. 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