Opinion ................ 4APeople.................. 2AObituaries .............. 5A Advice & Comics ......... 3B Puzzles ................. 4B TODAY IN PEOPLE Â‘Modern Family,Â’ Â‘HomelandÂ’ win. COMING WEDNESDAY Local news roundup. 84 65 Iso. showers WEATHER, 2A Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 | YOUR COMMUNIT Y NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | 75Â¢ LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 138, No. 171 1Â‘Fall Around DowntownÂ’ JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterJackie Kite, Community Redevelopment Agency administrator adjusts a pumpkin adorning the front of City Hall on Mon day. COURTESY PHOTOSLEFT: Martha Ann Ronsonet spruces up a fall scene located at the Historic Downtown Lake City sign. RIGHT: Lake City G arden Club member Jo Ann Torrans fixes a straw decoration to a bale of hay Fri day at the south entrance of downtown Lake City in prepara tion for Â‘Fall Around Downtown.Â’ Giving Lake City a new look for the season By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comD o wntown Lake City will feature more of a fall look in the coming weeks due to a beautification project with the Community Redevelopment Agency and the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, with lots of help from the Lake City Garden Club. Jackie Kite, Community Redevelopment Agency administrator, said the CRA advi-sory committee had a sub committee with Melinda Moses, Gloria Spivey and Elizabeth Burlingame and in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce the group devised a fall beautification project. Â“We named it Â‘Fall Around Downtown,Â’Â” Kite said. Â“ItÂ’s a fall decoration contest from Oct. 1 Nov. 16. In an effort to increase exposure to our CRA district all of Marion Avenue downtown businesses from Baya Avenue to Railroad Street are invited to take part in the fall beautification project.Â” Businesses participating in the project are expected to have their store front or lawn decorated for judging by Oct. 15. The winner will be announced at Â“Trunk Or Treat,Â” an annual event sponsored the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. This yearÂ’s Â“Trunk or TreatÂ” event will take place Friday, Oct. 26 in Olustee Park. Â“Help us create a festive downtown tradition is what weÂ’re asking,Â” Kite said. To help jump-start the project City Hall has been decorated. Â“Also, two vacant properties in downtown have had fall-themed murals painted on their windows by local artist Janet Moses,Â” Kite said. Several women from the Lake City Garden Club spent Friday morning deco-rating the historic welcome gates to the downtown area. Lake City Garden Club members who participated in the decorating efforts were: Rosemary Coleman, Tina Roberts, Jo Ann Torrans, Martha Ann Ronsonet, Genie Norman, Gail Harden and Sandra Foreman. Â“Garden Club member Wanda Toner helped with the silk arrangements in front of the Blanche Hotel,Â” Kite said. Around 9 a.m. Monday, Kite and Abbie Chasteen, chamber of commerce market-ing coordinator, went door-to-door and passed out fliers and registration informa-tion about the fall decoration contest to downtown businesses. Â“WeÂ’re scheduled to go to the remainder of the businesses on Marion Street from U.S. 90 to Railroad Street today,Â” Kite said. Â“WeÂ’ve been talking to the business own-ers and encouraging them to participate in this fall beautification project. IÂ’d also like to encourage residents of Lake City and Columbia county to come and see the hard work and beautiful fall decor along Marion Avenue.Â” For additional information about the fall decoration contest, contact Kite at (386) 719-5766. Romneyblasts Obamaon Libya By DAVID ESPO andKASIE HUNTAssociated PressPUEBLO, Colo. Â— Mitt Romney led a chorus of Republican criti-cism of the administrationÂ’s for-eign policy on Monday, accus-ing President Barack Obama of minimizing the recent killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya as a mere Â“bump in the roadÂ” rather than part of a chain of events that threatens American interests. White House press secretary Jay Carney called the accusa-tions Â“desperate and offensiveÂ” as Romney and his allies sought to gain political advantage in the latter stages of a political cam-paign that seems to be trending ObamaÂ’s way. The president did not comment on the criticism when he and first lady Michelle Obama taped an appearance on ABCÂ’s Â“The ViewÂ” that blended the personal with the political. Asked if a Romney presi-dency would be a disaster, Obama said the nation can Â“survive a lot.Â” He added: Â“The American people donÂ’t want to just survive, we want to thrive.Â” The back and forth on foreign policy occurred as Romney said he was shifting to a more ener-getic schedule of public campaign events, bidding to reverse recent erosion in battleground state polls. After days spent largely raising campaign cash Â— and try-ing to minimize the fallout from one speech to donors last spring Â— he pledged to make the case for Â“real and positive change.Â” While national polls make the Attack on embassycalled more thanÂ‘bump in the road.Â’ ROMNEY continued on 6A Spat over food leads to arrest POLICE By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Â— A Fort White man, who allegedly got into an argument with a local woman over a plate of food, was arrested Sunday after he allegedly threatened the woman with a kitchen knife. Eugene Bing, 61, no address provided, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (domestic violence) in connec-tion with the incident. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility on $5,000 bond. According to Columbia County SheriffÂ’s Office reports, deputy William Stratton was called to a Fort White address in reference to a call about an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon complaint. When Stratton arrived, he reported he spoke to the victim who said that she and Bing were involved in a verbal argument in Bing SPAT continued on 6A
CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS AROUND FLORIDA Court, owner fight over big cats LOXAHATCHEE A court fight is under way in Palm Beach County over two tigers and a leopard that belong to a former Tarzan actor. The cats were seized in February by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The agency said Steve Sipek was keeping Class 1 animals without a USDA permit. Since then, Sipek and Melanie Boynes, who lives on the Loxahatchee property with him, set up a non-profit called Tarzans Big Cat Sanctuary. The wildlife agency recently refused the sanc tuarys request for a per mit to own big cats, citing inadequate care, poor food and lax security. Grandmas plea going before judge APALACHICOLA A tentative plea agreement that would spare a German grandmother from a potential death sentence is going before a Florida judge. Marianne Bordt, 73, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse. She allegedly drowned her grandson, Camden Hiers, 5, of sub urban Atlanta, in the bath tub of a beach house in January 2010. Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey is consider ing the proposal for a reduction in charges and 21.5 year prison term at a hearing Monday in Apalachicola. Motorcyclist killed on US 1 BUNNELL The Florida Highway Patrol said a motorcycle went out of control and crashed in a wooded area along U.S. 1 in north Florida. The crash killed the driver, whose body was spotted Sunday. Investigators believe the crash happened Saturday evening, but no one spot ted the wreckage until Sunday morning. Troopers said it appears the motorcycle overturned a couple of times before crashing along the north bound lanes of U.S. 1. Police searching for UF student GAINESVILLE Police in Gainesville said theyve identified a person of inter est in the case of a missing University of Florida stu dent from Miami. Police believe Christian Aguilar, 18, may have been a victim of foul play. Police said Pedro A Bravo, 18, said he had an altercation with Aguilar Thursday evening and left him in a parking lot. Police said Aguilar may be disori ented or seriously injured and may not be able to seek help. 1 killed, 2 hurt in late-night drive-by FORT MYERS One man was killed and two others suffered minor injuries during what police described as a drive-by shooting in Fort Myers. Fort Myers police said the men were walking down a sidewalk about 10 p.m. Sunday when some one in a passing pickup truck opened fire. Police spokesman Brian OReilly said the truck believed to have been used in the shooting was found late Sunday. It had been reported stolen by the Lee County Sheriffs Department. Hog on highway causes crash PERRY A hog that ran into the highway in north Florida caused a man to crash his motor cycle. The Florida Highway Patrol reports Larry Strickland, 60, was driving on the highway Sunday morning when a hog came from the south shoulder and into his lane. FHP said Stricklands motorcycle collided with the hog. Strickland was not wearing a helmet at the time and was taken to the hospital. Associated Press Homeland, Modern Family win at Emmys LOS ANGELES T he terrorism thriller Homeland and Modern Family were the top win ners at Sundays Emmy Awards in a ceremony that veered between daring and predictability in honors and Jimmy Kimmels turn as host. The four awards for Modern Family included a three-peat as best comedy series, although there was a minor backlash online as some Emmy watchers questioned whether the show had a deserving season. Homeland, whose four trophies for its freshman season included honors for stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, stopped Mad Men in its tracks, denying the show a record-setting fifth best drama tro phy. Turns out the TV academy wasnt ready to crown the Madison Avenue saga as best ever. Instead, Mad Men walked away without a single statuette despite a leading 17 nomi nations, making it Emmys biggest loser ever, said Tom ONeil of the awards website Gold Derby. Showtimes Homeland, the cable channels first best drama winner, also kept Bryan Cranston from his fourth consecutive best acting award for Breaking Bad and made Mad Men star Jon Hamm an also-ran once more. Im one of those pesky Brits, I apologize, said Lewis, who plays an American. I dont really believe in judging art, but I thought Id show up just in case. Vampire Diaries star at Lafayette fundraiser LAFAYETTE, La. The star of the hit CW television series The Vampire Diaries posed at a doggy kissing booth and told fans hes going to create a sanctuary to reha bilitate both unwanted animals and bullies. Ian Somerhalder was at the Strut Your Mutt fundraiser Saturday in Lafayette to help raise money for the Best Friends Animal Society. Dogs could win prizes for best kisser. While popular now for his role as Damon Salvatore of The Vampire Diaries, it was his role as Boone on the hit TV series Lost that got Somerhalder noticed. Bluesman Stackhouse to be honored with marker WESSON, Miss. Houston Stackhouse, famed for teaching and mentoring other blues artists, will be honored with a Mississippi Blues Trail marker on Wednesday in Wesson. Although Houston Stackhouse never became a major name in blues, he played key roles in Delta blues history as a sideman, mentor and influ ence. Stackhouse worked in Mississippi and Arkansas blues circles for several decades. He worked with Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Robert Nighthawk, Sonny Boy Williamson II and other legend ary figures. Iran official urges boycott of 2013 Oscars TEHRAN, Iran Javad Shamaghdari, head of the govern ment-controlled cinema agency, said Monday his country should boycott the 2013 Oscars and not field a can didate for the foreign film category in the wake of the anti-Islam video that was made that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. Associated Press Sunday: 3-7-13-28-30 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAIL Y BRIEFING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 Page Editor: Jason M. Walker, 754-0430 Monday: Afternoon: 8-6-8-8 Evening: N/A Monday: Afternoon: 3-4-0 Evening: N/A Saturday: 13-19-30-43-46-51 x3 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. 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Daily Scripture Celebrity Birthdays Broadcast journalist Barbara Walters is 83. Actor-producer Michael Douglas is 68. Model Cheryl Tiegs is 65. Actress Mimi Kennedy is 63. Actor-director Anson Williams is 63. Actor Mark Hamill is 61. Basketball Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo is 61. Actress Heather Locklear is 51. Actress Aida Turturro is 50. Actor Tate Donovan is 49. TV personality Keely Shaye Smith is 49. Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is 47. Actor Will Smith is 44. Actor Hal Sparks is 43. Actress Catherine ZetaJones is 43. Actress Bridgette WilsonSampras is 39. Actress Clea DuVall is 35. Actor Chris Owen is 32. Rapper T. I. is 32. Actor Van Hansis is 31. Singer Diana Ortiz (Dream) is 27. So do not throw away your con dence; it will be richly rewarded. Hebrews 10:35 Thought for Today History is too serious to be left to historians. Iain Macleod, British politician (1913-1970) Somerhalder Stackhouse ASSOCIATED PRESS Trying to stay dry Trisha Guglielmi made good use of her pink umbrella when she brought her two kids, nieces and nephew on a walk along the Southbank Riverwalk to the Friendship Fountain in Friendship Park in Jacksonville.
By ADAM KEALOHA CAUSEY TRACY JONES Associated Press JACKSONVILLE When Jacksonville City Councilman Robin Lumb tried to ask questions about the recent tuber culosis outbreak among Jacksonvilles homeless, he was never able to get answers. Lumb was 6 years old when his father was diag nosed with active TB, and he said a vivid part of his childhood was fre quently being tested for TB. He wanted to know the implications of the Jacksonville outbreak, but the Duval County Health Department wouldnt return emails, he said. He wasnt the only one who couldnt get an expla nation. A review of state and local health department emails over a four-year period shows the agen cies released only select information to the public regarding an increase in TB cases among Jacksonvilles homeless population, despite rec ommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the local pub lic information officer. The emails also revealed the health departments hesitancy to release public records to a reporter and not publicizing a tuber culosis investigation at a local school despite the director later saying the department typically does. Earlier, the health depart ment only began discuss ing the outbreak publicly after an email was mistak enly sent to reporters. Health officials said their decisions were in the publics best interest, but others such as Lumb said they had a responsibility to release details of the outbreak. They shouldnt be try ing to make this informa tion private, Lumb said. What youre really saying is the public isnt sophis ticated enough to absorb the information. The CDC sent repre sentatives to Jacksonville in February to assist in investigating an outbreak of a particular strain of tuberculosis among Jacksonvilles homeless. 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The name Mike Horner was found on a list of names in the garbage of a defendant arrested last month for running a prostitution ring, said Bernie Presha, a spokesman for the State Attorneys Office in Orlando. Presha said Horner is not being investigated for any crime and faces no charges. The defendant, Mark Risner, was charged with five felonies and eight mis demeanors following his arrest last month. No one answered the phone at Horners offices in Kissimmee and Tallahassee. The 44-year-old Horner is married and has a son. He was elected to the Florida House in 2008 and is the vice chair of the Transportation & Economic Development Appropriations Committee. State lawmaker out of race; name linked to arrest ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Mike Horner, R-Kissimmee is seen debating a law suit bill on May 2, 2011, during the legislatlive session in Tallahassee. Horner dropped out of his re-election race Monday. His name has been linked to a prostitution ring in central Florida. OCKLAWAHA A Marion County woman is being held on a seconddegree murder charge after authorities said she stabbed her ex-husband to death. Jail records show Sherry Lewis, 49, was arrested Saturday morn ing Authorities said Daniel James Lewis, 52, was stabbed several times. He told responding deputies that Sherry Lewis stabbed him before he was taken to the hospital where he died. Man stabbed, his ex-wife charged Off-duty cop shot, 3 arrested MIAMI Three men have been arrested in con nection with the shooting of an off-duty Miami-Dade Police officer during an armed robbery. Police said they have charged Dedrick Brown, 20, and Travares Santiago, 20, and Willie Barney, 19, with attempted murder. They were arrested Sunday and taken to jail. It was not immediately known if they have an attorney. Investigators said the offduty officer was volunteer ing at his church Saturday when he was confronted by three armed suspects who robbed him and then shot the officer in the chest. The officer was treated at the hospital before being released Sunday. The unidentified officer has been in law enforcement for over ten years. It was not immediately known if the suspects knew the victim was a police officer. Woman stabbed, son charged CORAL SPRINGS A 30-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder after police said his mother was found stabbed in a Coral Springs home. Dee Etienne is being held in the Broward County jail without bond. Hes also charged with resisting arrest without violence. Police were called to the home Saturday evening after receiving reports of a woman screaming for help. Police found Joceleine Pericles, 53, with multiple stab wounds. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Neighbors told police they saw Etienne hit his mother in front of their home. Some records withheld in TB outbreak ASSOCIATED PRESS In a Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 photo, Duval County Health Department workers Shantrell Hudson (left) and Jemima Govergo, conduct a tuberculosis test on Anthony Mason, 50, while others wait for results from previous tests. Kenneth Singleton (right), had been previously tested and carries a clearance card issued by DCHD. They are part of a team from the Duval County Health Department and other health agencies from around the state continued TB testing of homeless citizens on Tuesday behind the City Rescue Missions New Life Inn on State Street in downtown Jacksonville. MIAMI A rise in new orders and the number of homes delivered gave Lennar a boost as its net income more than qua drupled in the third quar ter in part because of a tax benefit. The homebuilder also reported a significant increase in backlog, a sign of potential future housing revenue. Echoing sentiments similar to those expressed by KB Home on Friday, Lennar CEO Stuart Miller said in a statement on Monday that housing recovery is underway. Lennar shares fell 63 cents. or 1.7 percent, to $36.88 in morning trad ing after rising as high as $38.27 earlier in the ses sion, their highest level since June 2007. They are still about triple their low of $12.14 set in early October 2011. Homebuilders are a bellwether for the housing market and the economy. While new homes repre sent less than one-fifth of the total housing market, construction of houses has a major impact on the economy. Part of the reason con sumers are getting back into the housing market is because of historically low rates. On Thursday mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said that the average rate on the 30-year loan declined to 3.49 percent from 3.55 percent last week. That matched the lowest rate since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s. The average on the 15year fixed mortgage, a popular refinancing option, plunged to 2.77 percent, a record low. Earlier in the month the Federal Reserve announced that it plans to spend $40 billion a month to buy mortgage bonds for as long as it thinks neces sary to make home buying more affordable. Lennar Corp., which sells homes for entry level and move-up buyers as well as retirees, earned $87.1 million, or 40 cents per share, for the three months ended Aug. 31, up sharply from $20.7 million, or 11 cents per share, a year ago. The current quarter included a tax benefit of $12.8 million. Analysts surveyed by FactSet expected earnings of 28 cents per share. The estimates typically exclude one-time items. Revenue improved to $1.1 billion from $820.2 million as revenue from home sales increased 33 percent. Wall Street ana lysts forecast $1.02 billion. Lennar said that home deliveries climbed 28 per cent to 3,655 homes, while new orders rose 44 per cent to 4,198 homes. Backlog for the Miami company increased 79 per cent to 4,513 homes. On Friday KB Home reported that it returned to a third-quarter profit thanks partly to a tax bene fit as net orders and home deliveries climbed. Lennar 3Q profit jumps as orders climb ASSOCIATED PRESS Clearance cards are issued to people who were tested previ ously and had negative results or if positive, had been for further screening.
Q The Washington Times S aturday was the 14th annual World Carfree Day, which is billed as a Â“celebration of cities and public life, free from the noise, stress and pollution of cars.Â” Not surpris-ingly, much of the partying was at the publicÂ’s expense. Last year, for instance, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments spent $39,600 on local radio advertisements and $7,794 on transit-bus signs urging people to Â“Pledge now to un-car for a day.Â” Governmental agen-cies offered cash, prizes and advertising space toward the effort in metropolitan areas throughout the United States and Europe. Aside from clearing D.C. streets for Mayor Vincent C. GrayÂ’s motorcade and making room on Parisian highways for limousines ferrying eurocrats between sustainability meet-ings, the one dayÂ’s hate for the internal-combustion engine will accomplish nothing. ItÂ’s just as empty as Earth Day and its little brother Earth Hour, in which lights are dimmed for 60 minutes to conserve energy Â— as if doing so will rescue the planet from some mythical, imminent doom. If individuals choose to believe sea levels can be altered and polar bears saved by flipping a switch or riding a bicycle, thatÂ’s their busi-ness. ItÂ’s not right to raid the public treasury to bankroll these futile gestures. Instead of wasting the day demonizing all things automotive, the time would be better spent celebrat-ing the invention that freed mankind from the clamor, anxi-ety and filth of 19th-century transportation alternatives. All it takes is a history book to envision the reality of a car-less world, and it was a miser-able time. Tailpipe emissions and the rumble of engines havenÂ’t ruined modern city life; theyÂ’ve preserved it. A Lincoln or Lexus at speed makes far less racket than the pounding of hooves and rick-ety cart wheels over cobble-stones. The modern internal-combustion engine generates so little pollution that many SUVs on the market today boast ultralow-emissions certi-fication from California, where the standard for harmful gases is measured in thousandths of a gram. The same can hardly be said for the weighty and noisome byproduct of travel by horse. Car-haters frequently point to the annual toll of 32,885 who perish on our highways, implying things would be far safer if only we would return to the halcyon days when trains and trolleys dominated the landscape. It just isnÂ’t so. According to contem-porary census reports, 26 Washingtonians died in rail-road accidents in the pre-auto-mobile days of 1890. Despite having streets clogged with automobiles and double the population, the District saw just 25 traffic fatalities in 2010. In 1890, even more lives were lost because of runaway horses. According to the Feb. 24, 1890, edition of The Washington Post, Ann Hessler, a market woman, was thrown from her horse-drawn wagon onto K Street after losing control of the reins. Her life slipped away on the cold pave-ment because there were no ambulances back then to rush her to the hospital. Â“Her skull was fractured and by the time medical aid reached her, she was dead,Â” the Post reported. That is what a world without automobiles actually looks like. A world without cars OUR OPINION HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY Today is Tuesday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2012. There are 97 days left in the year. In 1775, American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen was captured by the British as he led an attack on Montreal. (Allen was released by the British in 1778.) In 1911, ground was broken for BostonÂ’s Fenway Park. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson collapsed after a speech in Pueblo, Colo., during a national speaking tour in sup-port of the Treaty of Versailles. In 1978, 144 people were killed when a Pacific Southwest Airlines Boeing 727 and a pri-vate plane collided over San Diego. S eeing teachers publicly demonstrating for their rights during their recent seven-day strike reminded me how I began my career as a college professor in the Windy City dur-ing the mid-1970s. Back then, while recalling my public school teachers and having recently completed two transformative years at the University of Chicago in gradu-ate school, I would passion-ately encourage my brightest students to become teachers. Many followed my advice. My routine went something like this: America needs dedicated and competent schoolteachers. And teaching still is the noblest profession. However: DonÂ’t become a teacher to earn a high salary, because you never will. You become a teacher to touch the lives of children, to make a positive contribution to their futures, to literally save some of them from their dysfunctional homes and neighborhoods. While you will transmit knowledge and skills, you also will perform the duties of coun-selor, mentor, coach, friend, confidant, diplomat, disciplinar-ian, judge and, of course, surro-gate parent, which may include providing food. You will need to naturally possess or quickly grow a stiff spine, for you will have to endure the politics of school board members, mayors, state and federal officials and other wielders of power. You will need the patience of Job to cope with the irrespon-sibility and bad attitudes of parents and other adults in your studentsÂ’ lives. Learn personal stress management, and donÂ’t expect a promotion unless you move into administration. You will learn the psychology of being the scapegoat. You will become one sooner than later. You will need the stamina of a beast of burden. Depending on the courses you teach and the socioeconomic statuses of your students, you will work 50-hour weeks. You will bring home your studentsÂ’ assignments to grade long after the formal school day has ended. You will attend countless meetings, fill out reams and reams of inane paperwork, annually attend professional development work-shops, and hold conferences with parents ready to take off your head. Many of you will need to moonlight because your day job wonÂ’t pay enough to make ends meet. Ironically, you will be por-trayed as a moocher who gets the entire summer off. Still, you must be prepared to dig into your pockets to buy your own classroom supplies to do your job. You will spend many, many hours on your feet. Why, you ask, would I want to become a teacher under these ugly conditions? Why? Teaching is our most important profes-sion. It is a calling, and excel-lent teachers are some of our greatest heroes. ThatÂ’s why. I dropped this spiel more than a decade ago. Now I wouldnÂ’t try to encourage a student to become a public school teacher in this toxic environment. Even a lot of people who donÂ’t hold teachers in contempt easily speak the popular rhetoric of disrespect. With perhaps the exception of anti-intellectual Australia, the United States is virtually alone in the world in being pro-foundly contemptuous of its schoolteachers. The negative results -vengeful layoffs and firings, increased class loads, evaluations based on unreli-able standardized tests, and the hurry-up establishment of charter schools and vouchers -are damaging the profession beyond repair. After analyzing federal surveys of attrition rates in schools nationwide, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Department of Education and Teach Plus, a nonprofit organization, found that teach-ers are leaving the profession in droves. Nearly half of those entering the field to replace retiring baby boomers leave within five years. The joint anal-ysis shows that teachers with only one year in the classroom constitute the largest single group of teachers. Inexperience is the new normal. Some experts doubt that teaching will ever again attract an adequate number of high-quality prospects. After all, the profession is hampered with an ongoing high attrition rate, nearly 25 percent leaving in the first three years. This state of affairs is not sustainable. A core problem, as many Chicago teachers said, is that most teachers feel Â“ordered aroundÂ” and Â“threatenedÂ” and Â“bulliedÂ” by people who have never taught one day, who have not sat through a single lecture on pedagogy. With most deci-sions being pushed down from the top, teachers rarely have meaningful input in decisions that determine their fate -an unthinkable condition in other fields. Most Americans with children in public schools expect miracles from the very teachers they demonize so vehemently. I no longer will encourage stu-dents to become teachers. Why I stopped urging my students to teach M ired in a con-tract dispute, the National Football League locked out its regular referees in June. The league thought it could rely on less-experienced officials who normally work small college football games. The results so far have been predictable: blown calls, angry players, livid coaches and ridi-cule from fans and the media. The league isnÂ’t backing down. It says the replacements have been doing a good job, and cited a statistic showing that the replacement refs are throwing about as many penalty flags as the regular officials. Maybe so. But PR spin can only go so far. The games are taking longer to complete as the replacement refs arenÂ’t as famil-iar with the rulebook, there are more instant replay reviews and on-field scrums are frequently turning into full-scale fights. ESPN broadcaster Mike Tirico summed it up during the Monday Night Football game between Denver and Atlanta: Â“Honestly, itÂ’s embarrassing. The command and control of this game is gone.Â” As bad as the replacement refs are, veteran NFL refs arenÂ’t perfect, either. And theyÂ’re not full-time NFL employees. During the week, most have other jobs. Still, they want the NFL to pay them more money for their part-time job, plus guarantee them a full pension plan. While the sloppy officiating so far this season might strengthen the refereesÂ’ bar-gaining position, this is not the time to be greedy. The refs have some of the best moonlighting gigs in the world. They need to be willing to compromise. The NFL didnÂ’t get to be a $9 billion a year corporate behemoth by giving in to con-tract demands. But the league has to do something to protect the integrity and appeal of AmericaÂ’s favorite sport. Their players are the best in the world. The refs need to be the best, too. Reach an agreement. Now. NFL must reach agreement with locked-out refs now 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 F rom real tragedy can spring great good. ThatÂ’s our hope for the inaugural Unity Day, set for Oct. 10 from 5-7 p.m. in the Lake City Mall. The event, held in honor of Davion Markhel Smith, a rising 8th-grader at Richardson Middle School who died suddenly August 21, is designed to address bullying in local schools. Circumstances surroundng young DavionÂ’s death were never released, but those close to the family say they think bul-lying is what led to this tragic loss. We applaud DavionÂ’s family for having the courage to allow his name to be used in this fashion. We applaud Unity Day organizers for realizing the need to speak publicly about a problem that wonÂ’t go away on its own. As hard as it is to talk about such matters, talk we must, if there is to be hope of prevent-ing future tragedy and averting further pain. A toughtopic to talkabout Q Associated Press Q Scripps Howard News Service OPINION Tuesday, September 25, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com 4A4AOPINION Bill Maxwellmaxwell@sptimes.com Q Bill Maxwell is a columnist and editorial writer for the St. Petersburg Times. ANOTHER VIEW
Today Author program The Friends of Columbia County Public Library welcome author Deborah Sharp, live via Skype, on Tuesday, September 25 at 7 p.m. Deborah Sharp is the author of Mama Sees Stars Mama Gets Hitched and other titles in the Mace Bauer Mystery Series A former USA Today writer who, post-9-11, traded in a career in journalism to write humorous Florida mysteries with Southern flavor, Deborah Sharp is a native Floridian who now lives in Ft. Lauderdale. Book club meeting The Main Library Book Club will hold its inaugu ral meeting on Tuesday, September 25 at 7 p.m. Led by Library volunteer Kim Withers, the Main Library Book Club will be limited to 15 participants, and preregistration is required. The first book selected is The Memory Keepers Daughter by Kim Edwards. Please contact Katrina Evans at 758-1018 to reg ister and to make arrange ments to pick up a copy of the book. CARC celebration The Annual Membership Celebration for CARCAdvocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. will be held on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 973 S. Marion Ave. Members and friends are invited. Dinner will be served. For more informa tion call 386-752-1880. This celebration is sponsored by Baya Pharmacy and Columbia Bank. Sept. 27 Landlords meeting There will be a landlords meeting Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. at Grand China Buffet. At 6 p.m. Realtor Jim Curry will speak. Owners and manag ers are welcome to attend. For information call 7550110. Girls Night Out Girls Night Out will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., inside the Lake City Mall, 2469 W. Hwy 90. Girls Night Out is a ladies only fun event fea turing a Raffle and Give-AWays, refreshments cour tesy of Ole Times Country Buffet, massages, a hot tea vendor, a hair salon, jewelry vendors, a theater troupe, make-up artists, candles and much more. Fashion shows will be fea tured at Center Court by Bon Worth at 5:30 p.m. and Maurices at 6 p.m. Prize drawings will be held throughout the eve ning. As always, hospice information will be avail able, including the easy-tocomplete living will, FIVE WISHES. Proceeds from the event will help support Hospice of the Nature Coast patients and families. Sept. 28 Amber Hyde Fundraiser There will be a chicken pilau dinner fundraiser for Amber Hyde, a school district sign language interpreter who is recov ering and unable to work for 6 months after Chemo treatment for Hodgkins Lymphoma. The dinner will be Sept. 28 starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Columbia County School District offices. The cost is $7 and includes green beans, cole slaw, bread and dessert. Please call Kathy or Belinda at 755-8050 with your order no later than Wednesday, Sept. 26. Sept. 29 FACS meeting The Filipino American Cultural Society of Lake City will hold its Fall Family Festival and general meet ing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Alligator Park Main Pavilion. All FACS active members and guest should plan to attend the groups annual out door event, featuring lots of games, prizes, music, dancing, cultural food, and just plain fun for the entire family. Everyone is asked to bring their best covered dish to share. For more information, contact Bob Gavette at 965-5905. Westside Fall Festival Westside Elementarys Fall Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 29 from 3 to 8 p.m. with activities for the whole family, including corn hole toss, minute to win it, sponge toss, frisbee toss, face painting, cup cake walk, bounce houses and a dunking machine. There will also be a fun run at 2:30 p.m. Mary Evelyn Burnette Mary Evelyn Burnette, 78, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, September 23, 2012. She was born in Barney, Georgia to the late Paul and Maybell (Coward) Ratliff but had moved to Watertown and then lived the rest of her life here in Lake City, Florida. She was a caring mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who loved her family and her church deep ly. She was a faithful member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and a very Christian Lady. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Owen, Cecil, & Bennie Ratliff; sister, Bessie L. Jack son; daughter, Dianne Wood; grandchildren, Lucy A. Wood, Barbara Smith and Johnny Silas, and her husband J.C. Burnette. Survivors include her son, James Burnette (Marjorie) of Old Town, FL; daughters, Patricia Nichols & Emma Thomas both of Lake City, FL; brother, Da vid Ratliff (Betty) of Lake City, FL; sister, Maude Hardee of Live Oak, FL; 14 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren as well as a host of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be con ducted at 12:00 p.m. on Thurs day, September 27, 2012 in the chapel at Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Pas Interment will follow in Sardis-Carter Cemetery in Lake Park, Georgia. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to service time (11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.) GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025, (386) 7521954. Is in charge of arrange ments. Please leave words of comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com Melinda Marcum Melinda Sissy Marcum, 55, of Lake City, passed away Sunday, September 23,2012, at Suwannee Valley Care Center (Haven Hospice). She was born on May 28, 1957 in Lake City, Florida to the late Edgar Marcum and Myrna Loy Hall. She attended Christ Central Church, loved her church family, doing yard work, and was a lov ing mother. She is preceded in death by her brother Rusty Mar cum and one sister Ann Marcum. Survivors include her mother: Myrna Marcum; one son:Jo seph Marcum; one sister: Sandi Ellis (Wally); all of Lake City, FL; and her special niece and nephews: Marsha Dickey, Brian Daugherty, and Joshua Ellis, all of Lake City, FL. A memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 26,2012 at Gateway Lawn Forest Funeral Home with The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Ar rangements are under the direc tion of GATEWAYFOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME 3596 S U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, Fl., 386-752-1954. Please send words of comfort to the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com. Page Editor: Jason M. Walker, 754-0430 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 5A 5A *Student Savers: is is an interest bearing account. No monthly service charge and no minimum balance required. $2 charge per withdrawal over 3 per month. Current Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is 0.05% for balances over $5 and is eective as of 8/1/12. e interest rate and APY are subject to change without notice. Account will earn no interest any day the balance falls below $5. Fees may reduce earnings. A parent or guardian must be a signer the account with the minor. student savers Sign up today! Call 386-755-0600 or come in to one of our branches. Gloria Markham 707 SW Main Blvd. Renee McIntosh 4705 US Hwy 90 W Nicole Storer 2571 US Hwy 90 W Just $5 to open No monthly service charge Free online banking and bill pay Free mobile banking Free eStatement Virginia Tech at Cincinnati US 90 West (across from Publix) Lake City 386-752-9303 Troy at South Alabama SEPTEMBER 25th-28th 132 SW Columbia Ave., Suite 101, Lake City 386-754-6711 The Columbia County Value Adjustment Board will hold an Oganizational Meeting Tuesday, September 25 th at 9:00 am in the Board of County Commissioners Conference Room located at 135 NE Hernando Avenue. Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified depart ment at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Rick Burnham at 754-0424 or by e-mail at rburnham@ lakecityreporter.com. TONY BRITT/ Lake City Reporter Derrick Duhart, a Waste Pro employee, uses a truck to collect a front load trash receptacle from the parking lot near the CVS pharmacy on U.S. Highway 90 Friday. Waste Pro was recently awarded the contract to become the citys trash collection vendor and the company is distributing their trash receptacles to local businesses. An estimated 200-250 receptacles were in the parking lot.
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Ask About TOWN OF FORT WHITE PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Fort White Town Council is conducting a feasibility study for a new sanitary sewer system for the Town of Fort White. This study was funded with a 100% grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection through the Small Community Wastewater Facilities Preconstruction Grant Program (Grant # SG120600). A public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the communitys sanitary sewer needs will be held at the Fort White Community Center, 17575 SW State Road 47, Fort White, Florida (NOT at Town Hall) on October 8, 2012 at 7:30PM. For information concerning the public hearing contact Town Hall at 386-497-2321. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact Town Hall at 386-497-2321 at least 7 calendar days prior to the meeting. Florida State at South Florida A Different Kind of Nursing 1-866-DIAL-CMS 386-752-9440 www.cmsprostaff.com FREEDOM to choose when and where you work to be compensated on a daily or weekly basis to work in different types of facilities to broaden your experience as a medical professional RN $ 40.0 0 L PN $ 23.25 C N A $ 10.25 RT $ 26.00 E M T $13.75 Oregon State at Arizona SPAT: Leads to arrest Continued From Page 1A ROMNEY: Blasts Obama Continued From Page 1A race exceedingly close, Obama has gained ground on Romney in many recent surveys when potential vot ers are asked to compare the two rivals in their ability to fix the economy. Sluggish growth and national unem ployment of 8.1 percent make the economy by far the dominant issue in the race, and the two men have focused much of their time and advertising budgets on highlighting their differ ences on taxes, spending and plans for job creation. The same polls show Obama with a healthy lead over Romney when voters are asked which candi date is better equipped to handle foreign policy, and the president has not shied away from trumpeting his decision to order the secret mission by U.S. forces that killed terrorism master mind Osama bin Laden in his Pakistani hideout more than a year ago. At the same time, Romneys advisers say voters are more inclined to question Obamas handling of foreign policy after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, earlier this month resulted in the death of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. Not only Romney, but other Republicans, as well, challenged Obama on for eign policy on Monday. In a conference call with reporters, Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., the House majority leader, said: Israel contin ues to find itself on the receiving end of harsh lan guage by the president of the White House. ... There is a somewhat continued pattern of throwing Israel under the bus when Israel stands as our closest ally. And the National Republican Senatorial Committee issued chal lenges to Democratic can didates in several races to share their view on Obamas remarks in an interview with CBS 60 Minutes over the week end. In the interview itself, Obama was responding when asked if recent events in the Middle East gave him pause for supporting governments that came to power following a wave of regime changes known as the Arab Spring. He said he has long noted that events were going to be rocky, adding that the question itself presumes that somehow we could have stopped this wave of change. I think it was absolutely the right thing for us to align ourselves with democ racy, universal rights. ... But I was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road because you know, in a lot of these places the one organizing principle has been Islam. He added: There are strains of extremism, and anti-Americans, and antiWestern sentiments and you know can be tapped into by demagogues. Romney was eager to talk about the topic, squeez ing interviews with three television networks into his schedule and touching on the subject at the beginning of a rally in Pueblo, Colo. I cant imagine saying something like the assas sination of ambassadors is a bump in the road, when you look at the entire con text, the assassination, the Muslim Brotherhood presi dent being elected in Egypt, 20,000 people killed in Syria, Iran close to becoming a nuclear nation, that these are far from being bumps in the road, he told ABC. They represent events that are spinning out of the kind of influence wed like to have. Were at the mercy of events rather than shap ing the events in the Middle East. U.S. officials are investi gating the deaths in Libya, which occurred when the consulate was breached. In his appearance on The View, the president avoided a direct answer when asked if the attack had been terrorism. Theres no doubt that the kind of weapons that were used, the ongoing assault, that it wasnt just a mob action. Whats clear is that, around the world, there are still a lot of threats out there, he said. Romney intends to return to the subject of internation al affairs and discuss for eign aid, trade agreements and international develop ment when he addresses the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on Tuesday, according to a person famil iar with the campaigns thinking. Romney, like Cantor, took a slap Monday at Obamas handling of relations with Israel. The president doesnt have time to actually spend time with leaders of these nations, particularly Bibi Netanyahu. I find that very troubling, he said. the kitchen of the home over a plate of food and the argument escalated to the point where Bing alleg edly grabbed a knife from the kitchen counter and pointed it at the victim and threatened her. The woman told the deputy she was in fear for her safety because when the incident occurred she was approximately five feet away from Bing. The woman said a wit ness then stepped between she and Bing and pulled her away from him. Stratton collected wit ness statements and the knife, which was placed into evidence, and then arrested Bing. Museum hosts family activities Saturday GAINESVILLE --Join the Florida Museum of Natural History Saturday for free opening day activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a celebration of its newest temporary exhibits, PeanutsNaturally: Charlie Brown and Friends Explore Nature and Water: Discovering and Sharing Solutions. Opening day activities include live amphibians for families to see and enjoy, an appearance by Abraham Lincoln and a vari ety of hands-on displays and information from groups including the University of Florida Smathers Library, The Sequential Artists Workshop, UFs School of Ants project, the Florida Friendly Landscaping program and various UF student organiza tions. Everyone from a scientist to a comic strip artist has the ability to help with con servation and preservation of our natural world, said Florida Museum education assistant Tiffany Ireland. I believe the dual opening of these exhibits shows this ideal. The PeanutsNaturally exhibit takes a light-hearted look at Charles Schulzs exploration of the natural world through Peanuts comic strips, videos, objects and interactive stations. Topics include the universe, web of nature, trees, birds, the elements of snow, wind, rain and clouds, gardening and Charlie Browns Environmental Protection Agency esca pade. Through interactive displays, live animals and water tables, the Water: Discovering and Sharing Solutions exhibit demon strates ways UF is finding solutions to global challenges involving water, invasive animals and plants, and food production. The exhibition is part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1862, which enabled the creation of landgrant universities, including UF. All opening day activities and admission to the water exhibit are free. Admission to the Peanuts...Naturally exhibit is $4 for adults, $3.50 for Florida residents and seniors and $3 for ages 3-17. UF stu dents with a valid Gator 1 ID receive free admission to the Peanuts and Butterfly Rainforest exhibits through Sunday. On opening day, UFs George A. Smathers Libraries will show visitors how newspapers and Peanuts comic strips were printed in the 19th century with an interactive printing press display. The Sequential Artists Workshop also will demonstrate comic strip writing, drawing and inking with a hands-on family activity. Abraham Lincoln, who signed the Morrill Act, will speak with visitors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The UF department of entomology and nematology School of Ants project will also provide families with information on participating in research by studying ants in their neighborhoods. Participating UF student groups include Students United in the Research of Fisheries, the Wildlife Graduate Student Association and the Forestry Graduate Student Organization. The Florida Friendly Landscaping pro gram will provide information on waterconscious landscaping and water conser vation. Peanuts...Naturally is organized and toured by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, Calif. Water: Discovering and Sharing Solutions is a collaborative project produced by the Florida Museum of Natural History, the University of Florida and UF/IFAS. The museum will display both exhibits through Jan. 2, 2013. For more information on opening day activities, call 352-273-2061. White Springs dive will benefit water districts MFLs program LIVE OAK Its not often cave divers are presented the opportunity to explore the cave system at White Sulphur Springs, but two divers were able to enter the system recently to help collect scientific data that will support the Suwannee River Water Management Districts (District) minimum flows and levels (MFLs) program. On August 7, two divers from Karst Environmental Services (KES) descended about 140 feet deep and 400 feet back into the cave system. Their mission was to assess the condition of the cave as a first step toward understanding the source aquifer(s) of the spring. While the crew could not find groundwater sources tributary to the main tunnel, they did discover that the cave runs in a southern direction that could take it under the Suwannee River, which concurs with a 1989 survey of the cave system. John Good, District chief profes sional engineer, said the exploratory dive will help the District better understand how the system works. Knowing which aquifer the water is coming from will help the District understand why the spring isnt flow ing consistently, Good said. Were also looking at how much the spring could have contributed to the river when it did flow regularly. The District has contracted with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct water quality analysis to study the spring. KES is assist ing the USGS with collecting water samples. This information will help the District in its establishment of MFLs for the Upper Suwannee River, White Sulphur Springs, and Suwannee Springs.
Westside Elem. Fall festivalWestside Elementary will be having their Â“FallÂ”ing for Education Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 3-8 p.m. The Fun Run will be at 2:30 p.m. For $10, students will have unlimited admission to putt putt, ring toss, face painting, cupcake walk, dunking machine, lots of bounce houses, go fish, Frisbee toss, sponge toss, batting cage, corn hole toss, tether ball, Frisbee throw, and lots more! Hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausage dogs will be available for purchase. We would like to invite the community to come enjoy this event. Covenant Comm. PSAT availableCovenant Community School is excited to be offering homeschool children the opportunity to take the PSAT this October. The test will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at CCS. The fee is $35 per student. If you would like to have your child take this test, please come to the school by Wednesday, Sept. 26 to sign up. If you have any questions please contact the school office at 386-755-3636. The PSAT measures critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that are important for success in college, the knowledge and skills developed through years of study in a wide range of courses, and the ability to reason with facts and concepts rather than the ability to recall them. The testing time is about 2 hours and 10 minutes.National AchieversParent meetingThere will be an organization meeting for parents of National Achievers Society member, Saturday, September 29 at 10AM. The meeting will be held at Columbia High School in room 719. All parents in Hamilton, Suwannee, and Columbia County are asked to be present. NAS members are an affiliate of the North Florida Center of Excellence. Parents will be informed of all the activities of NFCOE. Parents help is needed to carry out the many activities. For more information please contact Gloria McIntosh, Director at email@example.com or 755-1099. Successful Open HouseThanks to allMelrose Park would like to thank all those who were able to attend our Open House on September 20. The fifth grade sold their Spaghetti Fundraiser dinners and had a great turn-out. Courtney Baisden shared about what Title 1 does for the school and we also had over 130 volunteers attend Orientation. Teachers shared what their students have been learning since school began and Mr. Adkins went over some new changes at our school and welcomed all our new students and parents. We would like to thank DOT for donating Â“Safe Routes to SchoolÂ” backpacks for our walkers and thank the Sea Cadets for attending as well. Dental BusSmiles are welcomeThe Miles of Smiles dental bus is coming to Melrose again. The Health DepartmentÂ’s Dental Staff will provide limited dental examinations, cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments and dental treatment to Pre-K through 3rd grade students qualifying for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program at no cost to the parents. The dates for the Dental bus are 10/9-10/29. If you qualify and would like for your child to receive the dental services offered, please come by the office at Melrose and pick up a Miles of Smiles Parent Permission for Dental Treatment Form.Snazzy Snacks Five Points recipeSecond Graders in Mrs. LeightyÂ’s class made their first Snazzy Snack on Friday. The recipe was Hugs and Kisses made with crackers, frosting, frosting gel and chocolate chips. Students began by writing their recipe. They worked in groups to follow the steps of frosting their crackers, dividing the cracker into fourths by making an Â“XÂ” with the frosting gel, and finally placing a chocolate chip onto two-fourths of the cracker, three-fourths of the cracker and finally all of fourths of the cracker. They enjoyed making the first one so much that they made several more. Finally, they rated their snack and drew a picture of it. The next week they wrote to explain the process of making Hugs and Kisses at school. Kayda Norris from Mrs. MimbsÂ’ class was picked from the treasure box to eat lunch with Mr. Little. Kayda is known for her outstanding behavior!Campus CalendarTuesdayFWHS Indian Lady Volleyball (JV/V) vs Keystone Heights, 5/6 p.m. at Home FWMS Indian Football vs Ruth Raines, 6 p.m. at Home Columbia County School Board Meeting at the CCSD Administrative Complex Auditorium, 7 p.m. CHS Students will open Board meeting LCMS Falcon Cross Country to Bradford Middle 3K; FFA meeting in room 907, 34 p.m.WednesdayFort White Elem. Springs & Farms activity book Buddy Up Day Pinemount Elem. 2nd grade students to VITAL at VA Hospital, 10 a.m. LCMS Cheer practice, 3:30 5 p.m. FWHS Indian Bowling vs CHS, 4 p.m. at Home Westside Elem. Staff recognition by Wal-mart, 2:45 p.m.ThursdayCareer & Adult Education Literacy Celebration at CCSD Central Building room 130, 9 a.m. FWHS Indian Lady Volleyball (JV/V) vs Interlachen, 5/6 p.m. at Home CHS Tiger JV Football at Madison, 7 p.m. RMS Wolf Football vs Suwannee, 7 p.m. at Home Westside Elem. School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Parent Conference Night LCMS Picture Day in Gym Lobby, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Falcon Football vs Taylor County at Memorial Stadium, 6 p.m. FridayEastside Elem. Tiger of the Month recognized in cafeteria, 8 a.m. CHS Tiger Football at Vanguard, 7:30 p.m. FWHS Indian Football vs Union County, 7:30 p.m. at HomeSaturdayLCMS Cross Country FL Runners at Titusville 2 Mile; Chorus All-State Musicianship Test in Jacksonville, 10:30 a.m. Westside Elem Fun Run for Children, 2:30 p.m.; Fall Festival, 38 p.m. Brianna Geiger, 7 Melrose Park Elementary, 1st GradeParents: Julie Geiger and John Geiger What clubs or organizations do you belong to? Math Superstars, Cheerleading, and Gymnastics What would you like to do when you get out of school? I want to be a model and dress designer. Achievements: Last year I was on the E Honor Roll, received an Art Award, and a Math Superstars award. What do you like best about school? My teacher Mrs. Crews TeacherÂ’s comments about student: Brianna is such a sweet, intelligent, hard-working young lady. She is a great role model to all students at Melrose Park. Â– Mrs. Ashley Crews PrincipalÂ’s comment concerning studentÂ’s involvement: Brianna is a very inquisitive child. She works very hard at everything she does, giving 100%. She is very intelligent and will accomplish great things throughout her life. Â– Mr. Adkins StudentÂ’s comment concerning honor: I feel like itÂ’s a real honor to be in the paper for our school. ON CAMPUS STUDENT PROFILE CLASS NOTESQ To leave an anonymous message on a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call toll-free, (866) 295-7303.Q To leave an anonymous message on a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947.Q Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to: Laura Hampson, Lake City Reporter 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 752-9400; or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Thursdays. BulletinBoard NEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS COURTESYBrianna Geiger COURTESY PHOTOFort White young writers of the monthFort White Elementary SchoolÂ’s Young Writers of the Month fo r September are: Kyle Hiatt, grade 2 (front row, left to right); Collin Tuell, grade 1; Xa vier Ray, grade 3; Khushil Pateel, grade 4 (back row); Scott Berns, Mix 94.3 Morning Host an d Martin Lopez, grade 5. The Young Writers of the Month program is a business partner ship activity between the Columbia County School District and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, M ix 94.3 and Burger King of Lake City. Lake City Reporter 7A LAKE CITY REPORTER SCHOOLS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 Page Editor: Jason M. Walker, 754-04307ASCHOOL 234 SW Main Blvd. Â• 752-5866 Af_e9liej#@@@ 8^\ek DXip?%Jldd\iXcc =`eXeZ`XcJ\im`Z\jI\g% For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know Baylor at West Virginia Penn State at Illinois Longer you stay, Less you payMonthly UnlimitedSee store for details.3(2).+!'%Texas at Oklahoma State BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated PressGAINESVILLE Â— Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is not a fan of law school rankings. The Yale law school graduate told University of Florida law students Friday that judging law school graduates by where they graduated from and their upbringing is like the dis-crimination that minorities and women have fought in the past. When heÂ’s picking a clerk to work for him, Thomas said he likes to consider non-Ivy Leaguers. Thomas spoke candidly with the students in a session that was more about life philosophy than about the many decisions the court has made. When asked what was the most important decision the court has made since he joined the court in 1991, Thomas quickly said he didnÂ’t know and left it at that.Justice criticizes law school rankings
8A LAKE CITY REPORTER NATIONAL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 Page Editor: Jason M. Waalker, 754-04308A BEN NUCKOLSAssociated PressWASHINGTON Â— The 6-day-old giant panda cub that died at the National Zoo had liver abnormali-ties and fluid in its abdo-men, but zoo officials said Monday that they donÂ’t yet know the cause of death. The cub, believed to be female, died Sunday morn-ing, less than a week after its birth surprised and delighted zoo officials and visitors. The zoo had all but given up on the panda motherÂ’s chances of con-ceiving. A necropsy on the cub will be completed within two weeks, and officials expect to have a defini-tive answer on the cause of death. Panda cubs are about the size of a stick of butter at birth and are sus-ceptible to infections and fatal injuries. There was no evidence of fluid in the cubÂ’s lungs, which would suggest pneu-monia, and the cub was not accidentally crushed by its mother, which has happened to other cubs born in captivity. On any given day in the first two weeks of life, pandas born in captivity have a mortali-ty rate of about 18 percent, zoo officials said. Their mortality rate in the wild is unknown, but only a few thousand giant pandas are believed to remain in the wild. Only a few hundred are in captivity. The fluid in the cubÂ’s abdomen was unusual and could have been a symp-tom of the liver problem, said Suzan Murray, the zooÂ’s chief veterinarian. The liver, about the size of a kidney bean, was harder than usual and discolored, she said. There was milk in the cubÂ’s gastrointestinal tract, but the initial examination could not determine how well it had been nursing, Murray said. The cubÂ’s mother, 14-year-old Mei Xiang, has come out of her den and started eating again and interacting with her keepers, Murray said. The panda slept well Sunday night and has been cra-dling a plastic toy. Â“We think this is her natural mothering instinct,Â” National Zoo director Dennis Kelly said. Zoo officials said it was too early to know if they would attempt to breed Mei Xiang again next year, but the breeding program at the zoo will continue. Mei Xiang had five consecutive pseudo-pregnancies before giving birth on Sept. 16. A pseu-dopregnancy occurs when a panda ovulates but does not conceive. Mei Xiang had been artificially inseminated with sperm from her male part-ner, Tian Tian. The pairÂ’s only cub, Tai Shan, was born in 2005 and became the zooÂ’s star attraction before he was returned to China in 2010. Four U.S. zoos have pandas, but the bears at the National Zoo are treated like royalty. The zoo was given its first set of pan-das in 1972 as a gift from China to commemorate President Richard NixonÂ’s historic visit to the coun-try. The zooÂ’s first panda couple, Ling Ling and Hsing Hsing, had five cubs during the 1980s, but none lived more than a few days. Because Mei XiangÂ’s other cub survived and she appeared to be taking good care of the newborn, zoo officials were cau-tiously optimistic about the new cub. Kelly said he was not aware of anything that could have been done to improve its chances of survival. Thousands of people watched Mei Xiang tend to her cub on the zooÂ’s online Â“pandacam,Â” which also allowed zookeepers to monitor the mother and newborn. On Monday, fans lamented the cubÂ’s death in messages posted on Twitter and other social media sites, using the same hashtag used after the pandaÂ’s birth: Â“cub-watch.Â” The video feed of Mei Xiang remained online Monday. The staff was taking the loss especially hard because of the work theyÂ’d put in over the past 6 years to produce another cub, Kelly said. Â“Every loss is hard,Â” he said. ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this file photo taken Dec. 19, 2011, Mei Xiang, a female g iant panda, eats while at the SmithsonianÂ’s National Zoo in Washington. The panda cub b orn to Mei Xiang on Sept. 16, after five consecutive pseudo pregnancies over the years died Sunday.Panda cub suffered from liver abnormalities ASSOCIATED PRESSDennis Kelly, Director of the National Zoo, speaks during a news conference on Sept. 17, at the National Zoo in Washington the day after it was announced that the Mei Xiang gave birth to a cub. JAY REEVESAssociated PressHUNTSVILLE, Ala. Â— An ex-university profes-sor who pleaded guilty to shooting six people during a faculty meeting in Alabama was in court Monday for an abbreviated trial. Jury selection began Monday morning for Amy Bishop, a Harvard-educat-ed biologist who went on the shooting spree at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Twelve jurors and two alternates were picked Â— eight women, six men. Among the potential jurors dismissed was a jailer who has dealt with Bishop while she was in custody. She wore a red jail uniform in court and was shackled at the feet, seated between two attorneys at the defense table. A deputy removed her handcuffs. Also in court, sitting behind prosecutors, were relatives of the people killed in the February 2010 rampage. At least one of the shooting victims who survived also was present. Opening statements are set to begin after lunch. Bishop pleaded guilty earlier this month to killing three people and wounding three others in February 2010. She avoided a pos-sible death sentence with the plea and instead faces life imprisonment. But a trial is still required under Alabama law because Bishop admit-ted to a capital charge of murder. So lawyers will select a jury and Circuit Judge Alan Mann will hold a brief trial. Mann told jurors that the death penalty is not a possibility Â“to put your mind at ease.Â” Bishop still could face a trial in Massachusetts, where she is charged in the 1986 killing of her 18-year-old brother. Seth BishopÂ’s death had been ruled an accident after Amy Bishop told inves-tigators she shot him in the familyÂ’s Braintree home as she tried to unload her fatherÂ’s gun. But the Alabama shoot-ings prompted a new investigation and charges. Prosecutors have said they will wait until after sentencing in the Alabama case to determine whether to put Bishop on trial in Massachusetts.Ex-prof in court for university shooting ASSOCIATED PRESSAmy Bishop is escorted by sheriffÂ’s deputies at the Mad ison County Courthouse in Hunstville, Ala., on Sept. 11. Court officials said Bishop pleaded guilty to fatally shooting three colleagues and wounding three others at a faculty meeting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Â— Fort White High brings in an opponent on Friday that, while undefeated, has been living on the edge. Union County High (4-0, 1-0) beat Chiefland High, 12-6, in Lake Butler on Friday in the opening week of District 7 play. The Tigers, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A all year, won 8-7 at Keystone Heights High in week three and fell to No. 2. Against Chiefland, Union County got a touchdown run from Daquin Edwards and a touchdown pass from Chandler Mann to Dylan Clark. The Tigers gave up 136 yards rushing to Alphonso Timmons. Fort WhiteÂ’s District 3-3A opponent, Trinity Catholic High, fell to 1-3 with a 31-7 home loss to Class 8A East Lake High. East Lake picked off four passes in the first half to help build a 24-0 lead. The Celtics play a road game against Forest High this week. Williston High, which Fort TALLAHASSEE I n the past few years, thereÂ’s been much talk about whether Florida State is back to being one of the nationÂ’s top universities. On Saturday night, the Seminoles proved they were with a 49-37 win against Clemson. In a matchup pitting two of the nationÂ’s top teams, the Seminoles finally proved that they are again elite. Florida State has had a few opportunities over the past couple of years to prove that they were back to contending for national championships, but the Seminoles have come up flat in those contests. By ED HOOPERThe Valdosta Daily TimesVALDOSTA, Ga. Â— Chandler Cargile may only be 15 years old, but he is one of the best barefoot water skiers in the world. Cargile, a sophomore at Valwood School in Valdosta, Ga., began barefoot water skiing 2 12 years ago. Since then, he has picked up and mastered his craft in three events (tricks, slalom and jump) and has become one of the best in the world. Recently, Cargile represented the United States in the World Championships in Waco, Texas. Cargile competed against skiers from 15 other coun-tries, including Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain. He won an individ-ual silver medal in jump. Overall, the U.S. Junior Team brought home the sil-ver medal. Cargile also finished the championship fourth over-all and he is now ranked fifth in the world in the Junior Boys level. In August, Cargile competed at Nationals in Waco, Texas, where he won a silver medal in both tricks and slalom. It was about that time he received the news he had made the U.S. Junior Barefoot Water Ski Team and would represent the United States at the World Championships, which was at the same location of the national competition. The World Competition is held every two years and this year the U.S. was the host country. The U.S. was represented by three teams at Worlds Â— the Junior, Elite and Senior teams. In March 2012, Cargile Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, September 25, 2012 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com 1BSPORTS BRIEFS FSU continued on 2B CARGILE continued on 2B INDIANS continued on 2B Union County moves to 4-0, but drops to second in 1A poll. Today Q Columbia High boys golf vs. Oak Hall School at Gainesville Country Club, 4 p.m. Q Columbia High swimming at Ridgeview High with Baker County High, 4:30 p.m. Q Fort White High volleyball vs. Keystone Heights High, 6 p.m. (JV-5) Wednesday Q Fort White High bowling vs. Columbia High at Lake City Bowl, 4 p.m. Thursday Q Columbia High girls golf vs. Chiles High, Leon High at Quail Heights Country Club, 3 p.m. Q Columbia High boys golf vs. Santa Fe High at The Country Club at Lake City, 4 p.m. Q Fort White High volleyball vs. Interlachen High, 6 p.m. (JV-5) Q Columbia High volleyball at Atlantic Coast High, 6:30 p.m. (JV-5:30) Friday Q Columbia High cross country in flrunners.com Invitational at Titusville Q Columbia High football at Vanguard High, 7:30 p.m. Q Fort White High football vs. Union County High, 7:30 p.m. GAMES CHS WRESTLING Fundraiser at HannahÂ’s Grill Columbia HighÂ’s wrestling program has a fundraiser today at HannahÂ’s Seafood and Grill on U.S. Highway 90 west. HannahÂ’s will donate 10 percent of sales from 5:30-9 p.m. to the booster club. For details, call Kevin Warner at (352) 281-0549. CHS CHEERLEADING Youth clinic planned at gym Columbia High has a cheerleading clinic for all children pre-K through eighth grade from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the CHS gym. Cost of $25 includes T-shirt, snack and drink. Clinic participants will perform at the CHS home football game on Oct. 5. For details, call Debbie Godbold at 755-8080. RUNNING Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Suwannee River Breast Cancer Awareness Association has a 5K run/walk set for 8 a.m. Oct. 6 at Olustee Park in downtown Lake City. Entry fee is $25 ($30 day of race, 6:30-7:30 a.m. registration). Register online at www.onestoprace.com ZUMBA Classes offered at Teen Town The Lake City Recreation Department offers Zumba classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Teen Town. Cost is $5 per class. For details, call Heyward Christie at 754-3607.Q From staff reports COURTESY PHOTOSeminoles on the sidelinesColumbia High head coach Brian Allen (from left) meets with former FSU defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews and his former teammate Tarl os Thomas of Monticello on Bobby Bowden Field before the Seminoles game against Cl emson on Saturday. Barefoot for the world COURTESY PHOTOChandler Cargile, a member of the U.S. Junior Barefoot Wate r Ski Team that competed in the World Championships in Waco, Texas, performs a back toe hold manuever. U.S. Junior Barefoot Water Ski Team member has loca l ties Elite status once again FROM THE SIDELINE Brandon FinleyPhone: (386) firstname.lastname@example.orgJASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White HighÂ’s Tavaris WIlliams (2) blazes by a Waku lla High defender as he head for the end zone during FridayÂ’s game in Crawfo rdville. Struggling Tigers to visit Fort White
SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB Â— Regional coverage, N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota or Oakland at Texas 8:30 p.m. WGN Â— Chicago Cubs at ColoradoBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB New York 88 64 .579 Â— Baltimore 87 65 .572 1Tampa Bay 83 70 .542 5 12 Boston 69 85 .448 20 Toronto 66 85 .437 21 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 81 71 .533 Â—Detroit 80 72 .526 1 Kansas City 70 82 .461 11 Minnesota 64 89 .418 17 12 Cleveland 63 90 .412 18 12 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 90 62 .592 Â— Oakland 86 66 .566 4 Los Angeles 84 69 .549 6 12 Seattle 72 81 .471 18 12 TodayÂ’s Games Cleveland (Kluber 1-4) at Chicago White Sox (Liriano 6-11), 2:10 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 11-12) at Detroit (A.Sanchez 3-6), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Laffey 3-6) at Baltimore (J.Saunders 2-2), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 18-5) at Boston (Buchholz 11-6), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (Milone 13-10) at Texas (Darvish 16-9), 8:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 16-12) at Minnesota (Vasquez 0-2), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (Er.Ramirez 1-2) at L.A. Angels (Greinke 5-2), 10:05 p.m. WednesdayÂ’s Games N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.Kansas City at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:10 p.m.Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m.Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. NL standings East Division W L Pct GB z-Washington 92 60 .605 Â— Atlanta 88 65 .575 4 12 Philadelphia 77 76 .503 15 12 New York 69 83 .454 23 Miami 66 87 .431 26 12 Central Division W L Pct GB x-Cincinnati 92 61 .601 Â— St. Louis 82 71 .536 10 Milwaukee 79 73 .520 12 12 Pittsburgh 75 77 .493 16 12 Chicago 59 94 .386 33Houston 50 103 .327 42 West Division W L Pct GB x-San Francisco 89 64 .582 Â— Los Angeles 79 74 .516 10 Arizona 77 75 .507 11 12 San Diego 73 80 .477 16 Colorado 58 94 .382 30 12 z-clinched playoff berthx-clinched division TodayÂ’s Games Washington (Lannan 3-0) at Philadelphia (Hamels 15-6), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Eovaldi 4-12) at Atlanta (Medlen 9-1), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Fiers 9-8) at Cincinnati (Leake 8-9), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 11-13) at N.Y. Mets (McHugh 0-2), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 5-7) at Houston (Harrell 10-10), 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Rusin 1-2) at Colorado (J.De La Rosa 0-1), 8:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Beckett 1-2) at San Diego (Volquez 10-11), 10:05 p.m. Arizona (Skaggs 1-3) at San Francisco (Lincecum 10-14), 10:15 p.m. WednesdayÂ’s Games L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 6:35 p.m.Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Miami at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.St. Louis at Houston, 8:05 p.m.Chicago Cubs at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.Arizona at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.FOOTBALLAP Top 25 The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 22, total points based on 25 for first place down to one point for 25th place, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv1. Alabama (59) 4-0 1,499 12. Oregon 4-0 1,414 33. LSU (1) 4-0 1,346 24. Florida St. 4-0 1,340 45. Georgia 4-0 1,245 56. South Carolina 4-0 1,147 77. Kansas St. 4-0 1,067 158. Stanford 3-0 1,055 99. West Virginia 3-0 1,045 810. Notre Dame 4-0 1,003 11 11. Florida 4-0 864 1412. Texas 3-0 856 1213. Southern Cal 3-1 801 1314. Ohio St. 4-0 633 1615. TCU 3-0 616 1716. Oklahoma 2-1 611 617. Clemson 3-1 588 1018. Oregon St. 2-0 451 NR 19. Louisville 4-0 414 2020. Michigan St. 3-1 348 2121. Mississippi St. 4-0 246 2322. Nebraska 3-1 179 2523. Rutgers 4-0 128 NR24. Boise St. 2-1 114 2425. Baylor 3-0 92 NR Others receiving votes: Northwestern 89, UCLA 79, Michigan 44, Ohio 40, Virginia Tech 26, Arizona 17, Iowa St. 16, Wisconsin 13, Oklahoma St. 12, Texas A&M 11, Cincinnati 10, Tennessee 10, Texas Tech 10, Arizona St. 8, Louisiana Tech 7, Purdue 5, Miami 1 USA Today Top 25 The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 22, total points and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Alabama (57) 4-0 1,473 12. Oregon 4-0 1,371 33. LSU (1) 4-0 1,361 24. Florida St. (1) 4-0 1,306 45. Georgia 4-0 1,224 66. South Carolina 4-0 1,149 87. West Virginia 3-0 1,137 78. Kansas St. 4-0 1,000 139. Stanford 3-0 949 1110. Texas 3-0 924 1011. Notre Dame 4-0 836 1512. Florida 4-0 817 1413. USC 3-1 813 1214. TCU 3-0 705 1615. Oklahoma 2-1 699 516. Clemson 3-1 560 917. Louisville 4-0 493 1818. Michigan St. 3-1 404 2019. Mississippi St. 4-0 349 2320. Nebraska 3-1 327 2221. Oregon St. 2-0 220 NR 22. Oklahoma St. 2-1 154 2523. Wisconsin 3-1 102 2424. Baylor 3-0 101 NR25. Rutgers 4-0 98 NR25. Virginia Tech 3-1 98 NR Others receiving votes: Northwestern 96; Boise State 69; Michigan 57; Iowa State 45; Cincinnati 42; UCLA 33; Texas A&M 31; Louisiana Tech 28; Arizona State 22; Texas Tech 17; Arizona 16; Ohio 13; Minnesota 11; Tennessee 6; Western Kentucky 5; Louisiana-Monroe 4; Purdue 4; Miami 2 ; San Jose State 2; Washington 2.NFL schedule ThursdayÂ’s Game Cleveland at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BAGATE TUESDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars (N) (Live) Private Practice Â“AftershockÂ” News at 11(:35) Nightline (N) 4-IND 4 4 4Chann 4 NewsChann 4 NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) Love-RaymondRules/EngagementBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 OÂ’Clock News (N) Chann 4 News(:35) The Insider 5-PBS 5 -Journal Nightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) Â“Money and MedicineÂ” (2012) Frontline Â“Dropout NationÂ” Teachers and counselors help students. 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Â‘PG-13Â’ (:10) Â“The Twilight Saga: EclipseÂ” (2010) Kristen Stewart. Â‘PG-13Â’ INDIANS: 5 wins for second-half teams Continued From Page 1B CARGILE: Sweeps Southern Regional Continued From Page 1B FSU: Manuel in Heisman discussion Continued From Page 1B On Saturday, Florida State used a defining win that should set the Seminoles up for a run at the ACC championship and possibly even the national title. But it wasnÂ’t just the fact that the Seminoles won. It was how they were able to do it. The mark of a good team can often be linked to how it responds in the face of adversity and after Clemson scored to go up 28-14 early in the third quarter, Florida State responded with four consecutive scoring drives. Quarterback EJ Manuel catapulted himself into the Heisman discussion with 483 combined yards (380 passing and 103 rushing) and freshman running back James Wilder Jr. burst onto the national scene with an eye-popping run. There had been questions about whether Manuel could lead the Seminoles to the promised land. Wilder Jr. wasnÂ’t one of his critics, but he believes that Manuel just silenced many of them. Â“I think he just shut everybody up,Â” Wilder said. Certainly the vast majority now believe Manuel has the stuff to carry the Seminoles when the pressure gets tough. Clemson has been a team that has haunted the Seminoles so many times as of late, but this game could be the turning of the corner for Florida State. Clemson had won five of the previous seven contests against the Seminoles, so getting past the Tigers was a must for Florida State. And not only did the Seminoles get past the Tigers, they did it to the tune of a 35-10 run in the second half that helped Florida State solidify its Top 5 credentials. The defense had struggled to contain Tahj Boyd throughout the first half, but once the offense ignited the crowd, the defense and Columbia product Timmy Jernigan followed suit. Â“We were feeding off the offense,Â” Jernigan said. Â“When we saw that the offense just kept fighting back and EJ stepped up so much, the whole defense just fed off that.Â” ItÂ’s the kind of win that could keep feeding the program. Q Brandon Finley covers sports for the Lake City Reporter was notified he was being considered for the U.S. Junior Barefoot Water Ski Team. With the Team Selection Committee picking only six skiers for the Junior Team, Cargile began training even harder in hopes of making the team. He was already a sponsored athlete at World Barefoot Center in Winter Haven, where he trained with his coach. Cargile spent the summer between Winter Haven and traveling to tournaments, before completely commit-ting himself to making the U.S. team. Knowing the 10-member Team Selection Committee was reviewing the World Standing List and scores, he had to post good scores at tournaments. That is exactly what he did. At the Southern Regional Tournament in July, Cargile placed first in Boys 3 Slalom, first in Boys 3 Tricks, first in Boys 3 Inverted Jump and placed first in Boys 3 Overall. For those not familiar to barefoot water skiing, points are earned accord-ing to the difficulty and amount of the tricks done within the 15-second time limit. In slalom, points are gained according to how many times you can cross the wake back and forth within the 15 seconds. Extra points are awarded for crossing with one foot or skiing backwards. CargileÂ’s favorite and stronger event is jump. He is one of the first Junior skiers to jump inverted. The support and encouragement Chandler has received from his school and the community has been overwhelming. Valwood excused him from a class trip so he could spend that week in Winter Haven with his coach and the teachers are working with him to make up the school he has missed. Â“They even let my classmates watch the live stream of me skiing during my trick run,Â” Cargile said. Â“That was pretty cool. Some of my friends were texting saying they saw me.Â” The next world competition will be in two years and Cargile will be eligible to compete for the Junior Team. He plans to continue to work and master his craft so he can compete in the next world championship competition, which will be held in Australia. CargileÂ’s parents are Mark and Beth Cargile of Dasher, Ga. His grandpar-ents are Bill Cargile for-merly of Lake Park, Ga., and Nick and Mary Brown Whitehurst of Lake City. White plays on Oct. 12 following an open date for the Indians, was shut out at home by Newberry High, 26-0. Stephen Cochlin, back-up quarterback for the Red Devils, completed 6-of-14 passes for 44 yards. Damien Strange had four catches for 22 yards. Williston (1-3) hosts Wildwood High this week and also will have an open date the week before Fort White visits. Newberry (3-1) rushed for 326 yards and got touch-down runs from Tamarcus Faulkner, Travyaun Presley and Trace Stankunas. Quarterback Brandon Herbert connected with Monte Seabrook for a 14-yard touchdown pass. The Panthers host West Port High this week. Fort White brings in Fernandina Beach High on Oct. 19 for homecom-ing. The Pirates (1-3) lost at home to Cocoa Beach High, 31-21, and stay at home this week with a game against Hilliard High. Rickards High, Fort WhiteÂ’s Oct. 26 opponent, improved to 2-1 with a 46-26 home win against Florida High. Raiders quarterback Charlie Kelly was 14-of-22 for 219 yards and one touch-down, and Rickards gained 270 yards on the ground. This week, Rickards plays a road game against Lincoln High. The IndiansÂ’ Nov. 9 opponent, Santa Fe High, fell to 0-4 with a 35-0 loss at Crystal River High in a District 5-5A game. The Raiders host Buchholz High this week. After a week off, Hamilton County High (0-3) brings in Dixie County High. Taylor County High lost 42-7 at Madison County High. The Bulldogs (1-3) are off this week before hosting Walton High in a District 1-4A game. After its 37-26 win over Fort White, Wakulla High (4-0) plays host to Jefferson County High.From staff reportsColumbia HighÂ’s girls golf team knocked off Gainesville High, 188-258, at Quail Heights Country Club on Monday. Gillian Norris paced the Lady Tigers with a 41. Brooke Russell fired a 43. Ashley Mixon shot 49, while Allie Kranke shot 55 and Abby Blizzard shot 65. Columbia (6-3) hosts district opponents Leon High, Lincoln High and Chiles High at 3 p.m. Thursday at Quail Heights. Lady Tiger golfers defeat Gainesville Fisher: Heisman popularity contest for Â‘show dogsÂ’Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Â— Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday that the Heisman Trophy is a popularity contest for Â“show dogs.Â” Fisher bristled briefly when asked about quarterback EJ ManuelÂ’s chances of winning the award. Fisher did say it would be Â“wonderfulÂ” if Manuel won it.
DEAR ABBY: IÂ’m a single guy, 33 years old. I am 6 feet 9 inches tall, and defined as husky. I only need to enter a room and it gets quiet followed by a Â“funnyÂ” comment about my size. I smile and laugh to put people at ease. Then IÂ’m forgotten, a gentle giant who is called on only when people want some-thing. IÂ’m sorry to say women either want nothing to do with me, or something to do with my wallet. I donÂ’t enjoy spending my life alone looked at like a freak of nature. But morning comes and I carry on in pain while wearing a smile. I keep hoping to find that special someone who would hold me and tell me it is going to be OK. It would be nice to smile because IÂ’m happy instead of doing it to hide pain. Do you think it will hap-pen someday? Maybe? -HURTS TO SMILE DEAR HURTS: Yes, I do, and IÂ’d like to suggest two things you can do to make it happen. The first is to contact a group called Tall Clubs International. ItÂ’s a not-for-profit social organization for tall adults (men must be at least 6 feet 2 inches and women at least 5 feet 10 inches) that was founded in the late 1930s. It provides members with social activities and travel to cities around the U.S. and Canada for gatherings. The toll-free phone number is 888-468-2552 and the website is www.tall.org. Through this group you can meet people with whom you see eye to eye. I would also suggest that you talk about your self-esteem issues and sadness with a licensed mental health professional. You are not a Â“freakÂ” -youÂ’re a big guy with a big heart and the same need to feel accepted and wanted as everyone else. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: After 29 years of marriage, I am leaving. I took off my wedding ring about three weeks ago, and the indentation it left is like a permanent scar -a painful reminder of a failed mar-riage. Do you have any suggestions to lessen the mark left on my finger? I have considered buying myself a large precious gemstone in celebration of my freedom, but I would like to know if there are any alternatives. IÂ’m not opposed to plastic sur-gery if it is necessary. -MARKED FOR LIFE IN MASSACHUSETTS DEAR MARRED: If you buy yourself a large ring for the third finger of your left hand, people may think you are engaged or still married. My advice is to consult a dermatolo-gist about the mark left by your wedding ring. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: I am a middle-aged woman in a five-year relationship with another woman. My girl-friend lives in another city and shares her home with her 30-year-old son. During a conversation recently, she mentioned that her son massages her feet at night. I often mas-sage her feet, and I know that foot rubs are sensual and somewhat intimate. I feel it is inappropriate for her adult son to be doing this. What do you think? -BEFUDDLED IN FLORIDA DEAR BEFUDDLED: I think it depends upon who is doing the rubbing and the circumstances. When some-one gets a foot rub from a lover or a spouse, it can be a form of foreplay. When itÂ’s done during a pedicure, itÂ’s not. I seriously doubt the woman gets turned on when her son massages her tootsies, so forget about it! DILBERT BABY BLUES HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your work will be rewarding. Getting along with your colleagues and meeting new people will help you develop new pros-pects. DonÂ’t feel you have to spend to impress. Let your ideas buy you entry into conversations and future projects. ++++ TAURUS (April 20May 20): Ask, if you are uncertain about whatÂ’s expected of you. DonÂ’t let an emotional situation interfere with what you are supposed to be work-ing toward. Use your past experience and colleagues to help you do a stellar job now. ++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): DonÂ’t let anyone mislead you. Follow your instincts and grab hold of an opportunity that will help you advance socially, personally or profession-ally. Love is on the rise, and enjoying the company of someone you share interests with will pay off. +++++ CANCER (June 21July 22): Wager the pros and cons of any situation before you decide to take part. Physical activity will be gratifying; however, mental pursuits are likely to challenge and defeat you. Know your boundar-ies and stick to what you know best. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): DonÂ’t get annoyed with what others do or say. Take action and make a difference. You will gain respect and admiration for your courage and no-non-sense approach to dealing with adversity. Use brain over brawn and celebrate your victory. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Keep your life simple. Too much of anything will work against you. Focus on using your skills to the fullest in order to do as much of the work required on your own. A problem will develop if you get involved in a joint venture. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take a moment to make home improvements. The time spent research-ing your plans will pay off in terms of cost and efficiency. Change can be good as long as it is struc-tured properly. Romance will develop if you send the right signal. +++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): DonÂ’t let emotions stand in your way. Make changes at home that will help you explore new cre-ative venues. You can save money if you use what you already have instead of buying something new. Use common sense and you will excel. ++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Stick to your game plan and you will show stamina, strength and consistency. Good luck is in your corner with regard to work and domestic deals. Travel and romance will go hand in hand. A little romance will bring you high returns. ++++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): Misinterpretation or a lack of understanding regarding information nec-essary to do whatÂ’s request-ed will hurt your reputation. Ask questions, but do so diplomatically in order to avoid a negative response. Delays while traveling can be expected. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Show your appre-ciation to those you deal with contractually, finan-cially, legally or medically and you will receive extra attention. Greater opportu-nities and friendships will develop if you are social and sincere. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Keep your life and your relationships simple and honest. Take better care of your health and wellness. Mishaps can turn out to be costly. Follow your intuition; it wonÂ’t lead you astray. +++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Tall manÂ’s big heart aches to find the perfect match Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CLASSIC PEANUTS Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 3B
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General Information In Print and Onlinewww.lakecityreporter.com Rate applies to private individuals selling personal merchandise totalling $100 or less. Each item must include a price. This is a non-refundable rate.$2504 lines Â• 6 daysEach additional line $.25One item per ad Under $100 For Sale ByAUCTION2,400 SF HOME ON 40 ACRES2BR/1.5BA, large open oor plan, gorgeous land, mature timber, camellias, azaleas, magnolias, fruit trees, etc. large sun room, shed, workshop, barn, over 1,400 sf of porch space, 2 wells, 2 septics, plus much more! Auction held on site 18943 128th Street, Live Oak, FLSat., Sept. 29 @ 12 PMOPEN from 11AM Sale DayCall 352-519-3130 for more infoFor Details Visit Our Website Michael Peters Â• 352-519-3130 LAWN TRACTORYTH21K46$1,59995 24 Months equal payments. No interest until paid in full.Ohio State at Michigan State LegalBOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDALAKE CITY, FLORIDAINFORMATION TO BIDDERSBID NO. 2012 Â– OThe Board of County Commissioners will receive sealed bids in the office of Commissioners, 135 NE Hernan-do Avenue, Room 203, Post Office Box 1529, Lake City, Florida 32056-1529, (386) 719-2028, until 11:00 a.m. on October 10, 2012 for the fol-lowing:Sale of Surplus Real Property Columbia County owns parcel 03-4S-17-07570-080 located at 188 SE Faye Lane. The property was ac-quired through tax escheatment and will be sold in an "as is" physical condition. Sale by Quit Claim with-out any warranty of title. Bids will be publicly opened and read in the CommissionerÂ’s office at 11:00 a.m. on October 10, 2012 or as soon thereafter as practical. Bidders are fully responsible for the delivery of the bids. Bids may be withdrawn at any time prior to the bid opening. Late bids will not be accepted and will be returned to the bidder, unop-ened. Only written sealed bids will be accepted.The board shall reserve the right to reject any and all bids, and to award the bid in the CountyÂ’s best interest.One complete bid is to be submitted in a sealed envelope on the outside of which shall be marked "SEALED BID 2012-O Surplus Real Property Â– 188 SE Faye Lane" and the name and address of the person or firm submitting the bid.All bids are to be firm, valid and subject to acceptance for a period of 30 days after bid opening date. 05534961September 25, 2012October 2, 2012 IN THECIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITI NAND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2010-CA-000194WACHOVIABANK, NATIONALASSOCIATION,Plaintiff(s)vs.COLIN EVANS; et al.,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANTTO CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Or-der or Final Summary Judgment. Fi-nal Judgment was awarded on Au-gust 27, 2010 in Civil Case No.: 12-2010-CA-000194, of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for COLUMBIACounty, Florida, wherein, WACHOVIABANK, NATIONALASSOCIA-TION is the Plaintiff, and. COLIN EVANS; BONNIE EVANS; MORT-GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA-TION SYSTEMS INC.; AND UN-KNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSES-SION are Defendants.The clerk of the court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the third floor of the Columbia County Court-house at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, at 11:0 a.m. on October 10, 2012, the following de-scribed real property as set fort in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit:COMMENCE ATTHE NE COR-NER OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP6 SOUTH RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE S 8956Â’29Â” WESTALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SE 1/4 ADISTANCE OF 331.99 FEETTO APOINTON THE WESTLINE OF THE EAST331.9 FEETOF THE NE 1/4 OF SAID SE 1/4: THENCE S 0031Â’37Â” EAST, ALONG SAID WESTLINE, 763.90 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTIN-UE S 0031Â’37Â” EAST, ALONG SAID WESTLINE 457.74 FEETTOAPOINTON THE NORTH LINE OF COUNTYROAD NO. 18, SAID POINTBEING ON THE ARC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTH AND HAVING ARADIUS OF 3869.83 FEETAND ACENTRALANGLE OF 837Â’33Â”; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLYALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE AN ARC DISTANCE OF 582.60 FEETTO THE POINTOF TANGENCYOF SAID CURVE; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF ACURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTHEAST, HAVING ARADI-US OF 50.00 FEETAND ACEN-TRALANGLE OF 9828Â’07Â”, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 85.93 FEETTOITS POINTOF TANGENCYWITH THE EASTERLYLINE ADISTANCE OF 434.62 FEETTO APOINTOF TRANSITION IN SAID EASTERLYLINE; THENCE N 7615Â’28Â” EAST, 7.00 FEET; THENCE N 1344Â’32Â” WEST, ALONG SAID EASTERLYLINE 88.16 FEET; THENCE N8248Â’22Â” EAST, 740.43 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING .ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on 9/13/2012.P. DEWITTCASON, Clerk of CourtBy: -sB. ScippioDeputy ClerkAldridge Connors, LLPAttorney for Plaintiff(s)7000 West Palmetto Park Rd.Suite 307Boca Raton, FL33433Phone: 561-392-6391Fax: 561-392-6965If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in or-der to participate in a court proceed-ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assis-tance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court pro-ceeding should contact the ADACo-ordinator, 173 NE Hernando Ave-nue, Room 408, Lake City, FL32055 (386) 719-7428, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap-pearance, or immediately upon reLegalceiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.05534900September 25, 2012, October 2, 2012 NOTICE OFSHERIFFÂ’S SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN THATPURSUANTTO AWRITOFEXECUTIONheretofore issued out of the Circuit Court, Marion County, Florida, Case No.: 09-2294-CA-G on April 30, 2012 in the matter of States Resour-ces Corp., a corporation, Plaintiff and Lisa Paige Thompson, Defend-ant.I, Mark Hunter, As Sheriff of Co-lumbia County, Florida, have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the defendant Lisa Paige Thompson, on the following described Real Property, To-Wit:EXHIBIT"A"Street Address 123 S.W. Tucker StreetLake City, FLParcel Number R12766-000Geo No.: 00000-12766-000Legal Description SE 1/4 of LOTor BLOCK NO. 43, in the Central Division of theCITYOF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, and which is bounded on theEast by Marion Street, on the South by Monroe Street, and on theNorth and West by Parcels of said LOTor BLOCK NO. 43.Street Address 668 S. Marion AvenueLake City, FLParcel Number R14125-000Geo No.: 000000-14125-000Legal Description LOT2, of BLOCK 1, in BAYASUBDIVISION of LOTorBLOCK NO. 325, in the Southern Division of the CITYOFLAKE CITY, as the same appears of record in the Public Recordsof Columbia County, Florida.Street Address Baya SubdivisionMarion AvenueLake City, FL*no address assignedParcel Number R14127-000Geo No.: 000000-14127-000Legal Description LOTNUMBER 4, and the North 1/2 of LOTNUMBER 5, ofBLOCK NUMBER 2, in BAYASUBDIVISION of LOTorBLOCK NUMBER 325 in the Southern Division of the CITYOF LAKE CITY, Florida, according to the Public Records ofColumbia County, Florida.Street Address *no address assignedParcel Number R14121-000 Geo No.: 000000-14121-000Legal Description Two (2) Acres off the South end of LOTor BLOCK NUMBER323 in the Southern Division of the CITYOF LAKE CITY,Florida, according to the map of BAYAÂ’S EXTENSION OFLAKE CITY, FLORIDA, as the same appears of record on SheetNumber 12, in Plat Book "A", of the Public Records of ColumbiaCounty, Florida.And on October 22, 2012, at 10:00 A.M., or as soon thereafter as cir-cumstances permit, at 173 NE Her-nando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, Columbia County Courthouse SheriffÂ’s Office Civil Division Room 201, I will offer the property for sale at public outcry and sell the same, subject to ALLprior liens, if any, taxes, encumbrances, and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND, plus Florida State Sales Tax, if applicable, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and satis-faction of the above described execu-tion.Mark Hunter, As Sheriff ofColumbia County, FloridaBy:Sergeant Michael Sweat, Deputy SheriffIn accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact Sergeant Michael Sweat at the Columbia County SheriffÂ’s Of-fice prior to the proceeding at the ad-dress given above. Contact number (386) 758-1109.05534935September 20, 25, 2012October 2, 9, 2012 020Lost & Found Found horse On October Road in Ellisville 386-344-3634 FOUND: PLOTTHOUND Call 904 259 4134 or 904 259 4129 To ID Free to the right home. 8 mth old Red Nose Pit Bull puppy 386-466-7662 LOSTTOOLS Hwy 47 & SWHarmony Lane REWARD Contact 755-0537 100Job OpportunitiesCARPENTER HELP wanted. Local. Need your own transportation. Contact 386-496-3873 or 386-623-7063 WANTED CLASSACDLFlatbed Driver. Home weekends. Call 386-454-5688 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 5 TEMPPotato Equip. Operators needed 10/29/12-8/15/13. 24 mo. verifiable exp reqÂ’d operating & performing maintenance on GPS equipped 245+ HPWrkrs. will drive, operate, and perform routine maintenance on GPS equipped farm machines. Wrkrs. must be physically able to perform all job duties. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hrs. Wrk tools, supplies & equip. provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting wrkrs. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to wrkr. upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier if appropriate. $13.42/hr. Worksites in Allendale, Barnwell CoÂ’s. Report/send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovation office or call 386-755-9026 & ref Job #539976. L. Walther & Sons Inc #3. Camping World of Lake City Has Numerous position Avail. Apply in person 530 SWFlorida Gateway Blvd. 100Job OpportunitiesFull Time Sales Position Available For Motivated Individual. Paid Vacation with potential for High Earnings.Sales Experience a Must. Fax Resume to 386-754-1999. Industrial Structural/ Mechanical Designer-Draftsman Must have experience in design and detailing Material Handling Equipment (conveyor systems) & related structural steel support systems. Proficiency in AutoCAD is necessary. DO NOTAPPLYIN PERSON Send resume to Draftsman 3631 US Highway 90 East Lake City, Fl 32055 100Job OpportunitiesLand Survey Help Wanted Electronic Data Collection Experience a MUST. FDOTExperience Preferred 386-755-6166 140 NWRidgewood Avenue Lake City, FL32055 Lifeguard Ambulance Services has an immediate opening for an ASE Certified General Service/ Maintenance Technician in our Lake City, FLoperation. Lifeguard offers a team culture, opportunities for advancement, competitive wages, and an excellent benefit package. For details about this opportunity call 386-487-0387 or Email HR@LifeguardAmbulance.com .REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com
LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 5B Classified Department: 755-5440 100Job OpportunitiesMANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES Seeking Qualified & Experienced Management to join our Team. Strong Leadership Skills & Personnel MgnÂ’t needed. Pay Ranges from $8-$16/HR And Benefits are Available. Apply online @ mcstate.com/alachua or fax resume to 386-755-2435 Part Time CDLDriver Branford Area. CLEAN Driving Record, minimum of 2 years experience, & Clean Appearance. Drug Free Workplace. Call 386-935-1705 Resolutions Health Alliance Has an opening for a Full Time Family Specialist in Live Oak. This position requires 2 years experience working with children or children and families or BachelorÂ’s Degree, $23K-26K salary. Excellent benefits. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (386) 754-9017, or website application: www.rhapa.com 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 SALONCENTRIC SALES CONSULTANTS As an industry leader, our goal is to find elite, highly motivated, well trained sales professionals. We represent the beauty industryÂ’s leading product lines, infused with new technology & supported with full time educators. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:*Achieves sales goals & objectives thru key performance indicators (KPIs) established & monitored by mgmt.*Introduces, presents & sells new products for Professional Products Division distributors (PPD); using a consistent & balanced selling approach within an assigned territory. REQUIREMENTS:*BachelorsÂ’pref*Demonstrates outside sales/ industry exp*Computer lit/Access to internet*Valid FLDL& solid driving record*Attendance at conventions, shows, educational classes & special events may require overnight &/or some weekends Email: email@example.com Temporary Full time Maintenance Experience Necessary in Drywall Repair, Floor Tile, Painting, and Finish Carpentry. $9.36 Per Hour Apply in person @ Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 East Helvenston Street S.E. Live Oak, FL32064 EOE/V/D/M/F Wanted Exp. Drywall Hangers & Finishers. Must have w/c exempt & Liability ins. Also tools, drivers license & dependable trans. 386-590-0523 or 386-209-3746 WANTED: DISPATCHER White Springs, FL Florida Rock and Tank Lines has an immediate opening for a dispatcher. Supervise drivers, take customer orders, review and complete the order process and prepare driver schedules for delivery. Strong computer skills required and previous dispatching experience preferred. Contact Michelle at 904-858-9142 or firstname.lastname@example.org 120Medical Employment05534892RN Unit Manager Avalon Healthcare Center is currently accepting applications for the following position: Full time RN Unit Manager Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits package. Please apply at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. 1270 S.W. Main Blvd. Lake City, Florida 32025 386-752-7900 Fax resume to 386-752-8556 EOE F/T Entry Level position in busy Medical Practice. M-F, Benefits Avail. Fax resume to 386-487-1232. Part-time Respiratory Therapist and CNAneeded for medical office. Fax resume to (386) 754-1712 Pharmacy Technician needed. Must be Florida registered. Experience required. Preferably in a retail environment. Excellent computer & communication skills needed. FTposition. Competitive pay. Send reply to Box 05088, C/O The Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL, 32056 The Health Center of Lake City Has openings for CNAÂ’s Shifts available are 3 pm-11pm, 11pm-7 am & 7pm-7am. Apply in person at the Health Center of Lake City 560 SWMcFarlane Avenue Lake City, FL32025 EOE/ADA Drug Free Workplace 240Schools & Education05534919Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp Â• Nursing Assistant, $479next class12/24/2012Â• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class-11/05/12Â• LPN 03/11/13 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 407Computers DELLComputer $100.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 408Furniture Ashley Glen Eagle round cocktail table.wood/vaneer brown cherry finish.20X40X40. Exc cond $100 OBO 386-754-4094 Green Leather Sleeper Couch w/chair, two over stuffed recliners, Exec. Cond. $700 for all or OBO Call 386-755-4059 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous FridgidAire 10-12 Cup. ft. UprightFreezer, 6 mth old Great Condition $200 Contact 386-292-3927 GATOR FOOTBALL TICKETS Two seats 3 & 4, seat backs, west side sect 14, Row 41 Home Remainder of Season + G Growl. Call 752-0699 or 397-3335 GE electric stove white, Worked great. $225 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 Kenmore Frost Free Refrigerator, White, In good working condition. $200 Contact 386-292-3927 Large Capacity Washer and Dryer white, work great. $275 OBO Contact 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent3/2 Mobile Home on 4 acres. 10 mins from Lake City, nice, Quiet area. Fenced pasture, Horses welcome. $800/mth. 386-365-6493. 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 Efficency Apt and Rv Lots for rent. Between Lake City & GÂ’ville. Access to I-75 & 441 (352)317-1326. Call for terms. LARGE CLEAN 2 & 3 bdms CH/A5 Points Area. Also 3 bdrm Westside. 1st + Deposit Required. No Pets. 961-1482 Secluded SW2br/2ba, Located Between Wellborn & Lake City. $500 mth +$500 dep. Rented 640Mobile Homes forSale(1) Only New Jacobsen Triplewide 42x64 Only $99,995 Del & Set with Air. Beautiful Home. North Pointe of Gainesville. 352-872-5566 2013 DOUBLEWIDE $33,995 inc. set-up, trim-out & A/C Call 386-288-8379. 3BR/2BA28X64 in a great location, a lot of upgrades, fireplace. Only $2,500 down $399 a month. Call Paula at 386-752-1452 or E-mail email@example.com 4BD/2BADWMH on 4 acres Owner Financing Available. 386-623-3404 or 386-623-3396 5 LIKENew Mobile Homes!!! For under $30,000. MUSTSEE Call John T. 386-752-1452 575 CREDITSCORE? New 3/2 or 4/2 doubles. Your Approved with 10% down. Call for details. North Pointe 352-872-5566 BANK REPO 3BR/2BADoublewide Â’09 Excellent condition. Only $999 down $377 a month. Call Paula 386-752-1452 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org BIGGESTSALEEVER 13 Jacobsen Display Models reduced for Fast Sale! North Pointe Homes, 352-872-5566 Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Results Realty, MH on 10 acres. Most property cleared. 2 car covered carport. Huge Deck. $77,900 MLS#79417 Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty, Nice Lg home on 1 Ac., 4BR/2B Open kitchen & Fla. Room, beautiful yard, $129,000 MLS# 77292 LAND ANDHOME Attention land owners with good credit. No Money Down and Low Fixed Rates and Low Fees. LetÂ’s Deal! North Pointe Homes, Gainesville 352-872-5566 MUSTSEE 2013 2x6 walls, R30 insulation, OSB wrap, house wrap, real wood cabinets, and thermal pain windows. Payment $399 per month call John T386-752-1452. 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 & LandColdwell BankerBishop Agency Elaine Tolar755-6488 Mobile Home Park on 19 Ac. Home, single & double wides. Needs TLC MLS #81507, $189,900 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Elaine Tolar755-6488 Home on 5+ Ac. 3BR/2.5B, Lg Kitchen spacious L.R. M.Suite bath with 2 closets. MLS #81630, $219,900 Hallmark 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 HUD Home in Trenton! $40,000! 3/2, Needs Handyman www.hudhomestore.com Case #091-381778 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3BR/2B, 1860 sqft. features DW on 5 acres plus above ground pool. MLS#80543 $125,000. 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 05534938WeÂ’ve got it all!WINDSONG APTS 2/2 $5363/2 $573 *Free afterschool program386-758-8455 1br/1ba Apt US 90 West in Gatorwood. Washer/Dryer included. Clean, nice. $485. mo. 386854-0686. Ceramic tile thru out. 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 2BR/2BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco. Call for details. 386-365-5150 3BD/2BAfenced yard, CH/A Close to Shopping $700 mth & $700 dep. Contact 386-344-2170 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 Ck out this Awesome Dea l 2/1, in Fort White, Lg.Ft & bporch, Lg Liv/Kit/Din, Fenced byard, elec, trash, mowingincl No pets. Free WFI $695 mth 941-924-5183 Columbia Arms Apt. located 1/2 mi from V.A. & Winn Dixie. Pet Friendly. Pool laundry & balcony. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $600-$750 plus SEC .386-438-4600 or 965-5660 Greentree Townhouse Move In Madness. 2/1, 2/1.5. Free water & sewer. Balcony & patio. Laundry. Behind Kens on Hwy 90. 386-754-1800 wwwmyflapts.com Gorgeous, Lake View Convenient location. 2br/1ba Apartment. CH/A$450. mo $485 dep. No pets. 386-344-2170 Large & clean 1br/1ba apt. CH/Alg walk in closet. Close to town. $395. mo and $350. dep. (904)563-6208 Redwine Apartments Pets welcome. with 5 complexes, we have a home for you. 386-754-1800. www .myflapts.com Studio Cottage$500 month $200 Security Deposit, Utilities included, in town, Near Post Office. Call Chris 386-365-2515 TENANTS DREAM Newly remodeled, 2bd/1ba duplex w/ w/d hook up. Must see.Call for details 386-867-9231 Wayne 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 ForRentForLease ,3Br/2bth DWon ten acres S.of Columbia City.Contact At 727-289-2172 $850.00 mo.$500.00 security. 750Business & Office RentalsCk out this Awesome Deal Fort White Newly Remodled. Multi use Comm Prop. Approx 850sqft. Elec & water incl. Free WFI $695 mth 941-924-5183. 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 805Lots forSale Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty, Small home on corner lot with 3 Fenced yards. Needs TLC. MLS # 81204 $26,900 Brittany Stoeckert 386-397-3473 Results Realty Lot on Suwnnee. Lot has well & anerobic septic system. Stairway down to dock. Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473 Results Realty, Nice vacant lot in Desirable river Community, MLS #73268 $15,000 LOVELIESTLOT 1/2 Located in the Newest section of Plantation S/D 598 NWSavannah Drive. Call 386-397-6316 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. 810Home forSale ACCESS REALTY Gorgeous views 3bd/3ba on Lake Montgomery. Elevator, fishing dock & jacuzzi.MLS 81438 $249,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTYTwo story 1895 Victorian house w/ electrical upgrades throughout. double -deck porches, MLS 71594 $149,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTYSpacious 4 bd/3ba Cypress Lake w/ 3643 sqft 1.25 acres on lake. Vaulted ceilings. MLS 81314 $279,900. Patti Taylor386-623-6896 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Contempary with Amenities open great room Lg Master Suite, 3BR/2B MLS# 81538 $103,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Immaculate Log home. 11Acres, Open great room, 3BD/2B over 2100 sq ft. MLS# 78237 $247,500 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BD/2B, 1971 sq ft. Wood Floors. Vaulted Ceilings, Fenced. MLS# 79567 $165,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Brick 3BD/2B, Lg Spacious rooms, Split Floor Plan, Lot on Lake. Master has Whirlpool tub. MLS# 76769 $210,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Almost 5.25 acres, 3BD/2B, Lg Living w/ separate Dining Room, Screened patio. MLS# 81340 $137,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 4BD/3B, over 2500 sqft, Maple Cabinets, Solid surface Countertops, Fireplace & More. MLS# 81239 $203,900 Coldwell BankerBishop Agency Elaine Tolar755-6488 Home in Crest Pointe. 3BR/2B, dining & Breakfast nook. Motivated seller. MLS #81426, $149,900 Coldwell BankerBishop RealtySherry Ratliff 365-8414 Walk to Sante Fe River. 4 Ac, RVw/ great porch, 2 car carport, lots of plants MLS# 81060, $74,900. Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Neil Holton 984-5046 Well Maintained, good access to every where, quality construction. MLS# 81536, $159,000 Coldwell BankerBishop Realty Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 Stately older home on 39 + Ac within City limits. 6BR/3.5B MLS# 76111, $994,000 FSBO Â‘05 Brick 3/2/2 3rd detached garage, tiled w/in shower, w/in closet, 10ft ceilings, crown molding, 168,800 417-396-2134 Hallmark Real Estate 3/2 Home South of town w/tile flrs, lush bdrm carpets, updated baths & fixtures, $99,900 MLS 81229 Robin Williams 386-365-5146 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 Two story, tons of sq footage, BR upstairs, 2 full BA, 2 car carport $124,900. MLS#80555 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 3BR/2B DWMH on 5.1 acres. 1984 sqft, 2 car carport $124,900. MLS#80903 REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 6.45 Acres of investment property on Suwannee, Consist of 3 lots, Pool Barn. MLS# 77414 $75,000. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Fabulous L.C. Country Club 4/3 undergone some beautiful renovation. MLS# 78637 $159,900. REO Realty Group, Nancy Rogers 386-867-1271 Arare sight 1 acre tract for Manufactured home close to springs. MLS# 79060 $11,500. 820Farms & Acreage10 acres with well/septic/pp (not guar); $300 dwn; $580 a mth. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com ACCESS REALTY10 acre square tract, High & Dry, O/F Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258 $39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY10 acre square tract, High & Dry, OF Avail. w/ 25% down. Convenient Location MLS 81258$39,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 ACCESS REALTY43.64 acres wooded acreage in N.Columbia County. Scenic & Private. MLS 74429 $89,900. Patti Taylor 386-623-6896 830Commercial PropertyHallmark 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 860Investment Property2 ACRES of land with 8,000 sf. building. $80,000. Located in Olustee. Owner Financing possible. 904-318-7714. Brittany Stoeckert386-397-3473, RESULTS REALTY, Great Investment on McFarlane Ave. 2 units with 2BR/1B, $230,000 MLS# 79271 870Real Estate WantedI Buy Houses CASH! Quick Sale Fair Price 386-269-0605 950Cars forSale 1986 CORVETTE, Well Maintained, power windows & Seats. Runs great. Stored in Garage. 95,000 miles. $8,500 OBO 386-344-2107 951Recreational Vehicles5th wheel 34Â’Kroft, Complete with air conditioning, No title. $2,500 OBO 386-590-6242 5th wheel 34Â’Kroft, Complete with air conditioning, No title. $2,500 OBO 386-590-6242 RV1997 Pace Arrow (Fleetwood) 34 ft sleeps 6, Gen, New fuel Pump. Good Condition $13,000 OBO 386-965-0061REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On Linewww.lakecityreporter.com RECYCLE YOUR Lake City Reporter
6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 6BSPORTS JMP G. W. HUNTER, INC. 1130 US Hwy 90 W (386) 752-5890 WE NOW HAVE ETHANOL FREE PLUS GASOLINE ONLY AT INTENDED USES: BOATS & WATERCRAFTS COLLECTABLE VEHICLES OFF-ROAD VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES SMALL ENGINES Lake City Reporter New Patient Exam and Necessary X-rays DO150, DO330 First-time patient Reg. $136 $ 29 SAVINGS OF $107 Expires September 30, 2012 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP Located at SHANDS Lake City, Live Oak & Starke Womens Center of Florida ALL MAJOR INSURANCES ACCEPTED INCLUDING MEDICAID & MEDICARE FREE Pregnancy Ultrasound WITH THIS AD* *Insurance billing may occur if necessary. Some Restrictions apply. OBSTRETRICS & GYNECOLOGY PRENATAL CARE & ULTRASOUNDS STDS & HPV TESTING BIRTH CONTROL & INFERTILITY MENOPAUSE & INCONTINENCE WEIGHT LOSS & 4D ULTRASOUNDS BOTOX & LASER HAIR REMOVAL NO INSURANCE VISITS ASK ABOUT OUR $ 50 CHANDLER MOHAN, MD EMAD ATTA, MD NOW HIRING MID-LEVEL PROVIDERS 386-466-1106 SERVICES: OB-GYN www.myobcare.com T IMELESS M EMORIES 386-466-1888 Chest Faux Marble Top Cappuccino Finish $ 269 Metal on Metal Glides English Dovetail Drawers Felt Lined Top Drawers 2012 FOOTBALL CELEBRITY PICKERS CONTEST RULES D E A DL I NE Every Thursday, 5:00 pm ______________________ NAME _______________________ ADDRESS _______________________ PHONE _______ AGE WIN $25 in Spending Bucks Weekly 2012 On Tuesday selected games will be sponsored in each of the ads of the participating merchants. Indicate which team you think will win by writing the team name beside the sponsoring merchants name in the entry blank. Entries may be mailed or dropped off at the Lake City Reporter at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055 or fax to 386-752-9400. Entries must be received by 5:00pm on Thursday following the contest. Prize will be awarded weekly on the basis of most games selected correctly. In case of a tie, the winner will be determined by the most accurate guess on the Tie-Breaker (score required). You must be 18 years of age to enter; one entry per person. Participating sponsors and their families, employees of the Lake City Reporter and their families are not eligible to enter. M ikells S tate Farm Furniture S howplace Bakers Communications Vann Carpet O ne First Federal The M oney M an C MS P roS tafng P eoples Bank Columbia Bank SHIRLEY MIKELL MIKELLS POWER E QUI PM ENT JOHN BURN S S TATE FAR M JOHN KA S AK S TATE FAR M CHRI S SA MS ON CM S PRO S TA FF ING FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA MIA M I (F L ) MICHI G AN STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH T EXA S FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA N ORTH C AROLINA STATE MICHI G AN STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH T EXA S T O DD S A MPS ON C OLU MB IA B ANK J ANA HUR ST AN D B E V ERLY B A SS BAKERS CO MM UNI C ATION FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA O RE G ON STATE MIA M I (F L ) O HIO STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH T EXA S FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA N ORTH C AROLINA STATE MICHI G AN STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH T EXA S C HRI S D A MP IER AN D RO B IN G REEN P EO P LES STATE B ANK LA C RE C IA W ILLIA MS & B REN T W ILLIA MS F IRST F E D ERAL M A TT V ANN AN D M AR C V ANN V ANN C AR P ET ONE FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA N ORTH C AROLINA STATE O HIO STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH T EXA S FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA N ORTH C AROLINA STATE O HIO STATE T ROY I LLINOI S C INCINNATI T EXA S FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA N ORTH C AROLINA STATE O HIO STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH T EXA S FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA MIA M I (F L ) O HIO STATE T ROY PENN STATE VIR G INIA T ECH O KLAHO M A TI E B RE AK ER : F T WHI TE __ VS U N I ON C OUNT Y__ ( SCORES ) This weeks reader winner: Rhonda Tidwell CHRI S PO TT LE FURNITURE S HOW P LA C E FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA MIA M I (F L ) O HIO STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH O KLAHO M A STATE SKYLAR, PARKER & R EYHAN (THE MONEY MANS LI TTL E MONIES ) T HE MONEY MAN FLORIDA STATE GEOR G IA WE S T VIR G INIA A RIZONA MIA M I (F L ) O HIO STATE T ROY I LLINOI S VIR G INIA T ECH O KLAHO M A STATE 31-9 29-11 30-10 27-13 32-8 31-9 27-13 28-12 30-10 28-12 JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Fort White Highs Arianna House (8) returns a serve in the match against Columbia High on Aug. 12. Indians fall to Panthers By TIM KIRBY email@example.com FORT WHITE Fort White Highs volleyball team forced visiting Newberry High (8-2) to four games on Monday before losing, 3-1. Newberrys scores were 27-25, 25-22, 17-15, 25-20. Lync Stalnaker led the Lady Indians with 13 kills, followed by Leah Johnson with nine kills and Mallorie Godbey with eight. Ashley Beckman had seven aces among her 17 service points. Ashley Cason had nine points on serve. Fort White (3-10, 1-3) hosts Keystone Heights High at 6 p.m. today in a District 5-4A match.
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