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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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John H. Perry
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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By AMANDA WILLIAMSON awilliamson@lakecityreporter.comDark-brown water flowed over the boat ramp at the U.S. 129 bridge outside Branford on Friday. Beyond that, several pontoon and skiff boats waited to load about 50 state legislators, their assistants and area scientists for an educational tour on the Santa Fe River, which remains in peril despite the high water levels. The Suwannee River Water Management District organizes the trip annually, highlighting a different section of the region’s water system each time. This year, the trip comes just before the management district releases its data on minimum flows and levels, and just after By AMANDA WILLIAMSONawilliamson@lakecityreporter.comW ind from the Dominican Republic coast ruffled the lacy fabric of Jennifer Hampton Hoysradt’s Maggie Sottero wedding dress. Her bouquet of pink roses blos-somed vibrantly in her hand as she made her way toward a gazebo surrounded by friends and family. Arm-in-arm, Hoysradt walked beside her father, Ronnie Bullard — a man she couldn’t have imagined the day without. But months earlier, surgical compli-cations almost meant her big day would have slipped by without him. “I think this wed-ding has been, I believe, his inspi-ration for the last year,” Hoysradt said. “There was a chance that he wasn’t going to go, and honestly I was devastated. ... You never envision your dad not being there.” In March 2010, Bullard fell 10 feet from a ladder while trimming trees in the yard of his Lake City home. A limb swung toward him, knocking him from his perch. Instantly, he let go of the chainsaw. Landing on his head, he was paralyzed from the neck down. The accident hap-pened at about 4 p.m. on his day off from Century Ambulance as an emergency medical technician. He was home alone. Repeatedly calling for help that didn’t come, Bullard’s voice became hoarse. Finally, an hour later, his youngest son arrived home to find his father lying in the yard, unable to move. Doctors diagnosed Bullard with central cord syn-drome, a condition caused by a pinched spinal cord. “It was one of those days where your mom calls over and over and over again,” Hoysradt said. “And I thought, ‘Okay, what’s going on here?’ When I found out, I threw clothes in my car and just left.” When Jennifer arrived at the hospital from her home in West Palm Beach, her dad was coming out of surgery. Ronnie Bullard still couldn’t move from the neck down. “It was really hard to see him that way,” she said. “You always picture your dad as this strong person. ... But he’s determined to get better and I think that’s a testament to who he is.” Margaret Bullard, Ronnie Bullard’s wife, said her husband had to relearn how to walk. Central cord syndrome could be considered permanent because Ronnie Bullard will always have troubles with his muscles, she said. Because of Ronnie Bullard’s determination, he was able to set aside the CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 5AObituaries .............. 6A Advice & Comics ......... 8B Puzzles ................. 2B TODAY IN PEOPLE Army anniversary celebrated. COMING TUESDAY Local news roundup. 91 64 T-Storm Chance WEATHER, 2A Opinion ................ 4ABusiness ................ 1CObituaries .............. 5AAdvice.................. 5DPuzzles .............. 2B, 3B 94 72 Partly Cloudy WEATHER, 8A Lake City ReporterSUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWS PAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Fundraisingseason kicksoff at CARC. Cici’s Pizzacoming soonto Lake City. SUNDAYEDITION Vol. 138, No. 359 1C 6A Father’s walking down aisle awes bride Father’s Day will possess special meaning for both local man and his daughter. DAD continued on 7A Area water issues take center stagePhotos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterState Rep. Elizabeth Porter (right), R-Lake City, and state Se n. Charles Dean (center), R-Inverness, joke with state Secr etary of the Department of Environmental Protection Hershel Vinyard (l eft) during a legislative tour of the Santa Fe River on Frid ay. State lawmakers tour Santa Fe River Environmental officials stress need to protect and conserve springs, streams. Boats carrying state legislators tour the Santa Fe River Fri day. The lawmakers were out to get a better look at the rising water levels and how the y affect the area. Trial testimony turns technicalBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comAfter putting more than a dozen people on the witness stand the day before, the prosecution in the Richard Franklin capi-tal murder trial changed gears Friday, limiting testimony to two witnesses. The trial became more technical, with testimony from a Florida Department of Law Enforcement crime scene technician lasting most of the day. The third day of testimony lasted about five hours ,with the jury being released about 1:30 p.m. Testimony is slated to resume after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Franklin is being tried for the March 2012 stabbing death of Columbia County corrections officer Sgt. Ruben Thomas III. When the trial began Wednesday, testimony centered around what correc-tions officers’ responsibilities entailed and where the knife that killed Thomas came from. Thursday’s testimony centered around who saw the attack on Thomas and how inmates and correctional officers responded. Friday’s tes-timony included another witness account of the incident and the investi-gation that followed. John Durrett, assistant state attorney, questioned inmate Robert Lynch about what he saw on March 18, 2012. Lynch was serving out the remainder TOUR continued on 3A Crime scene technician describes evidence she collected following attack. TRIAL continued on 3A FranklinCOURTESYRonnie Bullard walks his daughter down the aisle while recovering from a paralyzing spinal cord injury.1A


PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Celebrity Birthdays Actor Bill Cobbs is 78. Country singer Billy Crash Craddock is 74. Songwriter Lamont Dozier is 72. Singer Eddie Levert of The OJays is 71. Actress Joan Van Ark is 70. Singer James Smith of The Stylistics is 63. Singer Gino Vannelli is 61. Actress Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne, Norm) is 58. Model-actress Jenny Shimizu is 46. Actor James Patrick Stuart is 45. Actor John Cho (2009s Star Trek, Harold and Kumar movies) is 41. Actor Eddie Cibrian is 40. Actress China Shavers (Boston Public) is 36. Actress Sibel Kekilli (Game of Thrones) is 33. Daily Scripture The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him. Proverbs 23:24 CORRECTION The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the executive editor. Corrections and clarifica tions will run in this space. And thanks for reading. AROUND FLORIDA Friday: 15-17-19-28 10 Friday: 11-21-22-25-32 Saturday: Afternoon: -1-9-1 Evening: N/A Saturday: Afternoon: 9-6-2-2 Evening: N/A Wednes day: 2-29-35-37-41-42 x3 Attorney: Jury can be seated for Zimmerman trial SANFORD A defense attorney in George Zimmermans murder trial said at the end of the first week of jury selection that he thinks a jury could be seated by the middle of next week. After five days of the selection process, 29 potential jurors have passed through an initial round of questioning about what knowledge they have already gained through media and other means about the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a Sanford, Fla., gated community. I know its slow-going to the outside, but its not slow-going to the inside, defense attorney Mark OMara said. I think its working out pretty well. OMara said that Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch lead er, has been eager to have the actual trial process begin. Hes very encouraged because its finally on the way. Hes been waiting for 16 months for this process to start. Hes looking very forward to the resolution and the acquittal, OMara said. Scott signs law to speed executions TALLAHASSEE Florida is speeding up how quickly it carries out the death penalty. Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a measure designed to overhaul the states capital punishment process. That process has been criticized for allowing some con demned inmates to remain for decades on death row. The Timely Justice Act of 2013 creates tighter timeframes for appeals and post-conviction motions and imposes reporting requirements on case progress. It also re-establishes a separate agency for north Florida to provide appel late-level legal representa tion to inmates sentenced to death, and requires them to pursue all pos sible remedies in state court. Scott said in his signing statement that the states current death row inmates who have exhausted their judicial appeals have been awaiting execution for an average of 22 years. An inmate who has been on death row for 22 years has had a fair opportunity to discover all of the evidence needed to challenge his conviction, especially when the inmate has received the multiple levels of review and the extraordinary due process afforded death-sentenced offenders, Scott wrote. He said such lengthy delays are a crushing burden of uncertainty to the victims families. Two men Elmer Leon Carroll and William Van Poyck have been executed by lethal injec tion in the last month. A third man Marshall Lee Gore is scheduled to be executed on June 24. Reform school probe uses DNA TAMPA Researchers on Friday collected DNA samples from family members of boys who died decades ago at a nowdefunct Florida reform school in the hopes it will match the remains found on the property of the now-closed school. University of South Florida researchers have used historical documents to verify the deaths of two adult staff members and 96 children rang ing in age from 6 to 18 between 1914 and 1973 at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys. Records indicated that 45 indi viduals were buried on the 1,400-acre tract from 1914 to 1952, while 31 bodies were sent elsewhere for burial. USF associate profes sor Erin Kimmerle said its unclear whether there are more children buried in unmarked graves on the property. And thats only part of the reason why the researchers are seeking DNA from at least seven family members and asking for state permits to exhume the human remains on the site. Police say pit bull attacked baby HOLIDAY Animal control officials in the Tampa Bay area have taken custody of a pit bull they say attacked a 10-month old baby. Sheriffs deputies said the babys mother was out side her home in Holiday on Friday afternoon chatting with a neighbor when they heard the dog growling inside. When they went into the house, they found the dog biting the baby on the head and shoulder. The Tampa Bay Times reports the baby was taken to a local hospital. The childs name and condition were not released. Pasco County Animal Control officials are holding the dog for obser vation. 6-vehicle crash kills couple MARY ESTHER Two people died and six others were injured in a crash near Hurlburt Field. The multi-vehicle crash happened Thursday near the main gate of the U.S. Air Force installation. The westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 98 were closed for almost five hours as the Florida Highway Patrol investigated the crash. The FHP reports Kurt Graetzer, 66, and Pamela Graetzer, 63, were killed in the crash. They were stuck in traffic about 1:25 p.m. Thursday when a box truck driven by Devin Endersen hit them from behind. The impact sent the Graetzers Honda Element into a truck driven by Steven Williams. Williams truck then hit a car driven by James Calbert Jr. Calberts vehicle then struck a truck driven by Clifford Holmes. The Northwest Florida Daily News reported the box truck continued after hitting the Graetzers car and hit vehicles driven by Williams and Calbert. Capt. Joey Boudreaux of the Mary Esther Fire Department said five vic tims were taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. Another person received minor injuries and didnt need to go the hospital. NEW YORK Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigners hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy. The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony was full of star power that included Alison Krauss, Aerosmiths Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Nickelback, Petula Clark, Wiz Khalifa, Jordin Sparks and a video message from Bill Clinton. Tyler, Perry, Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Holly Knight, JD Souther and Tony Hatch were inducted Thursday into the Songwriters Hall 2013 class in New York City. John and writing partner Bernie Taupin received the Johnny Mercer award, and Sting kicked off the night with a performance of Saturday Nights Alright for Fighting. Sting also called John and Taupin my two heroes. John, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall in 1992, said song writing is often taken for granted. I dont mean this lightly, but when you get an Ivor Novello award or an American songwriters award, it means so much more than a Grammy because this is where the whole process starts, he said. John also used the stage to try to clear his differences with Joel. I didnt see you tonight Mr. Joel, but I want to see you, he said. Joel responded later when he was onstage with light jokes. Is Elton still here by the way? he asked. Anyway, were OK. Call me. Its the same phone number. Joel introduced Jones and Gramm, who gave the nights most rousing performance when they sang the Foreigner hits Juke Box Hero and I Want to Know What Love Is, which had the crowd singing along, standing and swaying side-to-side at the black tie event. Foreigner also got a boost thanks to the performance of The Anthony Morgans Inspirational Choir of Harlem. Billy Ray Cyrus, wife of 19 years, divorcing LOS ANGELES Billy Ray Cyrus wife has filed for divorce from the country singer after 19 years of marriage. Court records show Tish Finley Cyrus filed Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. Shes seeking custody of their teen age child and spousal support. Its the couples second divorce attempt. Billy Ray Cyrus filed for divorce in 2010 but later withdrew the petition. The couple issued a joint state ment seeking privacy for their family. They say they want to find a resolu tion thats in the best interests of their family. The two got married in December 1993 and have three children togeth er, including actress-musician Miley Cyrus. Billy Ray Cyrus rose to fame in 1992 with his song Achy Breaky Heart. Celebrity website TMZ first reported the divorce. Merle Haggard honored by Cal State Bakersfield BAKERSFIELD, Calif. They call him The Hag, but now Merle Haggard can answer to doctor as well. Haggard was presented an honor ary doctorate Friday by California State University, Bakersfield. The doctor of fine arts honor was conferred during School of Arts & Humanities commencement cer emonies that also celebrated the late Buck Owens. Stars come out at Songwriters Hall Wednes day: 16-22-23-42-55 PB 32 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER SUNDAY REPORT SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 HOW TO REAC H US Main number ....... 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of his sentence and had spent a few days at the prison. He was housed in the T dormitory the night Thomas was killed. He said that night, Thomas came into the dorm after he had conducted an inmate check and asked who called and complained about water coming out of the air vent in a cell. Lynch said he helped with maintenance at the prison. He said it struck him as odd that water would be coming from an air vent, because water and ventila-tion are separate systems. “I walked over there to look,” he said, noting he was downstairs heading to a water fountain. “Thomas came in and looked up at the vent. I seen the defendant strike Sarge. I didn’t see a weapon. He (Thomas) was looking up at the vent and got struck. They scuffled and Sarge fought his way out the cell, down the tier, stumbled down the steps and got to the door.” Lynch testified that when Thomas got to the bottom of the steps, Franklin ran out of his cell. Lynch said he saw Franklin had a knife. “A knife was in his (Franklin’s) right hand,” he said, noting Thomas had blood coming from his face when he ran out of the cell. “He had it in his hand and he was following Sarge.” He said Thomas continued to run towards the security station door with Franklin close behind him. Franklin didn’t let Thomas close the door, Lynch said. “He gets back on Sarge. If he (Thomas) was able to open the door immedi-ately, he would have prob-ably made it. You could see the defendant come behind him and you could see the fighting, stabbing motion,” Lynch said, as he demon-strated with his arms mak-ing a downward, stabbing motion. “I could see the knife come down and hit. I didn’t see the knife go into the skin,” Lynch said. He saw Thomas go down. “It looked like he was laying halfway in and out the doorway.” Lynch said Franklin then left Thomas and did a throat-slashing gesture as he turned towards the other inmates. Lynch also testified that he had seen the knife before. He said Franklin’s room-mate, Robert “Midnight” Acree, made the knife and showed it to him earlier, asking him if he wanted to buy it. Lynch said he had been at seven other correc-tional facilities with Acree and Acree was known as a knife maker. Acree admit-ted as much during his tes-timony Wednesday. Amy George, an FDLE crime scene technician, then took the stand and testified about evidence she collected hours after the incident. After arriving in Columbia County, she said she went to the hospital and collected evidence from the victim and then headed back to the prison, arriving at about 3:45 a.m. on March 19, 2012. George said she photographed the crime scene, took notes and made sketches of the entire dorm as part of the evi-dence collection process. She said there was a sense of urgency to collect some of the items so the water in the dorm could be turned back on. George requested permission to examine Franklin, who was being held in the facility’s medi-cal building and she pho-tographed him. She said her attempt to get trace evidence (blood) off him was denied until a search warrant could be served. “They got a search warrant, and I was able to exam-ine him,” she said. “He was not covered in blood.” George also collected Franklin’s clothing, includ-ing his boots. She showed the boots and Franklin’s socks to the jury on Friday. She said the items had been sent to the FDLE’s biology department of DNA comparison. Durrett asked whether the person she got the boots from was in the courtroom, and George identified Franklin. George’s testimony also included how she col-lected DNA samples from Franklin, and she elabo-rated on different types of DNA samples she col-lected. George also said she investigated a padlock and a metal bar that was sharp-ened into a knife, which she received from corrections Capt. Michelle Nipper. George broke the seal on a plastic evidence cyl-inder that contained the knife, and she described the knife a as piece of metal, sharpened to a point that had string wound on at its non-pointed end as a handle. Durrett showed the knife to jurors. The knife was 10 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. The remainder of George’s testimony focused on crime scene photographs she had taken, areas where she found blood and how she collected the blood samples from walls and the floor. She concluded her testimony with a DVD that showed a three-dimen-sional view, through a com-puter model, of the crime scene area from a variety of vantage points. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 3A From staff reportsLIVE OAK — The Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board passed a resolution requesting the state Department of Environmental Protection adopt minimum flows and levels for the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers and priority springs. The board passed the resolution Tuesday based on House Bill 7, sponsored by state Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, and state Sen. Charles Dean, R-Inverness. House Bill 7 requires adjoining water management districts to apply MFLs that are adopt-ed by DEP. Therefore, the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers and pri-ority springs MFL would be applied in both the Suwannee River and St. Johns River management districts. Given that district boundaries are established along surface water hydrologic divides, groundwater with-drawals have the potential to affect water resources in an adjacent district. House Bill 7 addresses possible cross-boundary impacts by requiring water manage-ment districts to apply the MFLs of adjoining districts that are adopted by DEP. The district is developing the MFLs and has commit-ted to a voluntarily peer review of the science and all related technical docu-ments in establishing them. The peer review will be conducted by a panel of experts from the University of Florida Water Institute. Prior to the legislation, water management dis-tricts could work together to address cross-boundary impacts. However, for one water management dis-trict to apply an adjacent district’s MFL, that district would have to go through a duplicate rulemaking pro-cess. Upon House Bill 7 becoming law, which has an effec-tive date of July 1, DEP’s adoption of cross-boundary MFLs will reduce costs and avoid duplicate efforts of two or more adjoining man-agement districts. If adopted by DEP, the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers and pri-ority springs MFLs could be the first cross-boundary MFLs adopted under the new law. DEP, Suwannee River Water Management District, and St. Johns River Water Management District have established the North Florida Regional Water Supply Partnership to collaboratively address cross-boundary water sup-ply issues and solutions. Adoption of these MFLs by DEP is consistent with the partnership’s strategies to develop a joint regional water supply plan for North Florida. “The district is grateful that our lawmakers have put measures in place to effectively ensure our water resources that are impacted by groundwater withdraw-als outside of our jurisdic-tional boundaries remain protected while streamlin-ing the MFLs process,” said district Executive Director Ann Shortelle. MFLs determine the amount of water that can be removed from the nat-ural system without caus-ing significant harm to the water resources and the ecology. When use of water shifts the hydrologic condi-tions below levels defined by MFLs, significant harm can occur. When a water body currently does not or will not meet an estab-lished MFL, a recovery or prevention plan must be developed. Water district board wantsflow standards TRIAL: Testimony turns technical as prosecution continues Continued From Page 1A TOUR: Lawmakers view water issues firsthand Continued From Page 1Astate lawmakers allocated $10 million in the state budget for springs resto-ration, protection and preservation. For Sen. Charles Dean, R-Inverness, the trip was his first time on the Santa Fe. “All of this was worth everything we’ve been trying to do,” he said. “I’m a Florida native. I love any kind of water you can put me around.” Dean recently co-sponsored Senate House Bill 7 with state Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, to require adjoin-ing water management districts to apply minimum flows and levels adopted by the state Department of Environmental Protection for state waters to manage cross-boundary impacts. “One bill is one step in a long process to ensuring that we’re doing the right thing in terms of water quantity and water quality,” Porter said. “It’s a never-ending process.” Carlos Herd, director of water supply at SRWMD, said the minimum flows and levels measurements with-in his jurisdiction show that the area’s water supply is below what is should be for the quantity of rain received over the past year. When the system is low, it affects fish habitats, water quality, the flood plain and more, he said. “The river always comes up and goes down,” Herd said. “It’s going to flood. It’s going to go dry. But because of pumpage, we have to make sure it doesn’t happen more frequently.” Herd said the district needs to regain what was lost and maintain those levels through regulatory strat-egies, conservation, water resource development projects and alternative water supplies. North Central Florida has the highest concentration of first-magnitude springs in North America and con-tains 21 of the 33 springs in the state. Seven billion gallons of water flow daily down the Ichetucknee River, which is enough to provide water to every person in the state, Herd said. However, the river system still needs the water to survive. If Floridians allow water levels to decrease because of overpumping, it’s going to hurt the river and the economies that depend on it. “We didn’t get in this condition overnight,” he said. “It’s taken a lot of years to get where we are at. We’re not going to fix it in one day.” As the population continues to grow, it places stress on the water, he said. Rich Budell, director of water policy for the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, said Floridians expect a high quality of life, which means access to pure water, open space and clear air. “People forget that it takes a lot of time and money to generate all of that — and there’s a cost associated with that,” Budell said. “If we expect and want to have quality, abundant and inexpensive food, there’s going to be some environmental impact. That’s not an excuse. That’s a fact.” Herschel Vinyard, state DEP secretary, said the educational tours are essential to bring interested parties together. The springs are everyone’s responsibility, he said, and only when every-one works together can springs resto-ration be accomplished. A number of Florida’s springs exist inside state parks, which continue to bring record numbers of visitors each year, Vinyard added. “It’s easier to learn when you see it, when you feel it and when you’re in it,” said Christine Aleknavich, leg-islative assistant for state Sen. Darren Soto. “If we lose this, we’re going to lose tourism dollars.”JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterThe clear waters of the Ichetucknee River can be seen mix ing with the tannic waters of the Santa Fe River, which have turned dark due to their passage through swamps filled with rotti ng vegetation. 3A SPECIALIZING IN:Q Non-Invasive Laparoscopic Gynecological SurgeryQ Adolescent Gynecology Q High and Low Risk Obstetrics Q Contraception Q Delivering at Shands Lake Shore Q In-Ofce ultrasounds for our patients Q 3D/4D Entertainment Scans New Patients Welcome Call today for a personal appointment:386-755-0500 449 SE Baya Drive Lake City, Florida 32025“WE ARE WOMEN, WE ARE MOTHERS, WE UNDERSTAND”Board Certied Healthcare Provider?K>>ik^`gZg\rm^lmlbgma^h_\^Zg] offering DaVinci Robotic Surgeries. Daina Greene, MD Marlene Summers, CNM 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City, FL(Next to Courthouse)


I n Afghanistan, the Taliban have promised to kill Afghanis who worked for the Americans and their families. In Iraq, similar threats were made by radical Islamic insurgents. They were not idle threats. The terrorists proved quite diligent in carrying out those threats. Thus, the U.S. forces made a bargain, both explicit and implicit: Work for us and we will see that you and your families get visas for safe haven in America. In neither country have we come even close to holding up our half of the bargain, thanks to red tape and a U.S. bureaucracy that works only fitfully. Visas in Iraq were handed out only grudgingly and sparingly. Now the same thing is happening in Afghanistan. Apparently, we learned nothing in Iraq. In 2009, Congress passed a law to reward Afghanis who worked for U.S. forces. According to The Washington Post, “As of last fall, though, only 32 of more than 5,700 Afghan applicants had received visas through the special program.” Congress is contemplating legislation that would make it easier for the interpreters and their families to get visas. The best proposal would extend the program to 2015 and expand the number of visas granted annually to 5,000. It would help a lot in future recruiting if we could prove that we are people of our word. OPINION Sunday, June 16, 2013 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities —“Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: M any of Lake City’s outstanding citizens are now deceased but their contribu-tions should not be forgotten. Here are five. • Theo Kirby: Was our county property appraiser 28 years. First ran in 1951, was defeated by incum-bent Lonnie Pearce. Ran again four years later against four other candi-dates and won. Was elected to seven consecutive terms and was our first Property Appraiser (previously the title was Tax Assessor). His friends called him “Big Daddy”—because he was BIG. He was a charter member of the Lake City Lions Club. • Coach Joe Fields: Was head basketball coach at then-Lake City Community College (now Florida Gateway College) for 23 years, posting a record of 512-195. Later coached the professional West Coast Sting Rays in the U.S. Basketball League and at CHS. When he left LCCC, he had the seventh best winning record in the nation and had won a state title. He courageously crossed the color line and recruited some of the best black basketball players in the state. • Robley Bruce: Best known for establishing one of the best and most popular clothing stores in North Florida, “Bruce’s Clothing Store” or just “Bruce’s.” His store was a mainstay in downtown Lake City for more that 40 years. He came to Lake City in 1927 and instantly became a pillar of our com-munity. He was known as a strong family man, a leader in the Presbyterian Church, and the model of a soft-spo-ken Southern gentleman. • Dr. Lou Landrum: Both a general practitioner and a surgeon, he practiced in a time when physicians made home visits. He was known as being excellent at quickly and expertly diagnosing the cause of an illness and helping people get well. He delivered countless babies and had “special pricing” for those unable to afford medical care. He was still doctoring full time at age 65 and gave this explanation: “ I keep working because a person has to have a goal to justify his exis-tence on this planet.” • Coach Rick Rawleigh: A 35year physical education coach at Lake City Junior High School and there has never been a better one. At an early time when some P.E. teachers simply threw a ball out to the kids and watched them play, Rick started programs in soccer, weightlifting wrestling, swimming, and intramurals. He also coached the first LCJHS Falcon interscholastic football and basketball teams, and he drove kids all over the state during the summer to compete against other top kids in he state. He was a founder of an annual football bowl game where he would bring in teams from as far away as Pennsylvania to play the Lake City team. Ask any Lake City men who played for Coach Rawleigh and they will have a special memory to share.MORE NAMESFriend Jeanette Steedley has suggested adding these local people known by one or two names or titles to my previous list: • “Georgia Boy” (Williams): State legislator, staunch CHS sup-porter, and long-time Greyhound bus driver. • “Miss Lula Mae” (Pressley): Long time and much-loved propri-etor of the legendary high school hangout, “The Little Store.” • “Miss T” (Betty Tannenbaum): Owner of The Lovely Shop, a fash-ionable lady’s clothing store. She was such an outstanding community citizen, the City of Lake City, issued a formal proclamation in her honor at her retirement. And how could I have left out the inimitable, one of a kind Niblack 6th grade teacher, “Bones” Thomas!NOAH’S ADVICEWhen Noah saw his sons fishing off he ark, he said, “Go easy on the bait, boys. I only have two worms.” Q Associated Press HIGHLIGHTS IN HISTORY To fathers everywhere On this date:In 1567, Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned in Lochleven Castle in Scotland. In 1858, accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slav-ery issue had to be resolved, declaring, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” In 1883, baseball’s first “Ladies’ Day” took place as the New York Gothams offered women free admission to a game against the Cleveland Spiders. (New York won, 5-2.) In 1897, the government signed a treaty of annexation with Hawaii. In 1903, Ford Motor Co. was incorporated.In 1911, IBM had its beginnings as the ComputingTabulating-Recording Co. was incorporated in New York State. In 1932, President Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis were renominated at the Republican national con-vention in Chicago. In 1933, the National Industrial Recovery Act became law. (It was later struck down by the Supreme Court.) In 1941, National Airport opened for business with a ceremony attended by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1952, “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” was published in the United States for the first time by Doubleday & Co. In 1955, Pope Pius XII excommunicated Argentine President Juan Domingo Peron for expelling two priests from his country. (However, the ban was effectively lifted in 1963 when the Catholic Church declared that Peron had merely been threatened with excommunication). In 1962, The New Yorker published the first of a threepart serialization of “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson. In 1963, the world’s first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union. The buck stops with Dad To the Editor:The hardest job on the planet is being a Dad. As a Dad you personal-ly direct the future of your children. Unlike our politicians, “the buck stops at Dad.” The Mother nurtures and directs the children daily but the enforcement comes from Dad. I can remember my wife had a list on the refrigerator and our four boys knew what would happen if their name ended up on that list. With four boys you have to let the small stuff go. I would just point my finger at them and they knew they escaped that time. Our children have to know that we love them too much to let them get out of hand. Even when you come home tired from work you have to take them to ball practice or recitals. You have to “man up” and be a real Dad. It’s not about you anymore, it’s all about your children. The boys got tired of hearing me say, “You can never be wrong if you do what’s right.” By the grace of God we raised four boys and now are rewarded with them doing quite well. Out of this come our grandchildren. We can eat them up and let them do almost anything they want to while they are at their grandpar-ents’ home. So if you are a father, hold your head up, step up and be a real Dad. You will determine the future of your children. “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6. Bill GloverLake CityGone but not forgotten Q Scripps Howard News Service Morris WilliamsPhone: (386) 755-8183williams_h2@firn.edu372 W. Duval St.Lake City, FL 32055 Q Morris Williams is a local historian and long-time Columbia County resi-dent. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR A debt of honor to our translators T his is the day we set aside to honor our fathers, as well we should. Thanks, dads, for all that you do. Thanks for being there to guide your daughters and sons on the path to being good citizens and decent human beings. Thank you for teaching them basic morals and to treat others as they wish to be treated themselves. Thank you, in short, for teaching them right from wrong, and to behave accord-ingly. The effects of your work are felt by all, and your efforts have not gone unnoticed. 4AOPINION


LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 5A June 16-21 Vacation Bible school Pine Grove Baptist Church, 189 N U.S. 441, will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:45 p.m. today through Friday. The theme is Collossal Roller Coaster World. For more information, call (386) 7522664. June 17 SCORE workshop SCORE will have a free entrepreneurs interactive workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. You can ask questions, get advice, meet other entrepreneurs, receive free educational materials from the Small Business Administration and other sources and arrange one-on-one coun seling from qualified SCORE volunteers. Call (386) 752-2000 or email to reserve a seat. SVTA meeting The Suwannee Valley Transportation Authority Board of Directors will meet at 6 p.m. in the SVTA headquarters, 1907 SW Voyles St. in Live Oak. The meeting is open to the pub lic. For more information, call (386) 208-6330. June 17-21 Vacation Bible school Sisters Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, 3194 SW Sisters Welcome Road, will have vacation Bible school Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Children from pre-kindergarten through high school and adults of all ages are welcome. This years theme is Rock It Out! Praising the Living God without Limits. A light snack and dinner will be provided. There is no charge to attend; any finan cial gifts will be graciously accepted. For more infor mation, contact Sister Essie Wilson at (386) 344-1516. June 18 Art reception A public reception for art ists entered in the eighth annual Juried Art Show will be from 5:15 to 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library West Branch, 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive. Awards will be presented at 6. The community is invited for refreshments, art show, the awards ceremony and fellowship. Art league meeting The Art League Of North Florida will meet at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. There will be no dinner at this meting. The guest speaker will be Larry Elshoff, award win ning photographer and for mer professor at Florida Gateway College. Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Columbia County Extension Office, 164 SW Mary Ethel Lane, to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagnosis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Support group Another Way Inc. pro vides a domestic violence support group every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. If you are a current or former sur vivor of domestic violence, call 386-719-2702 for meet ing location and an intake appointment. All services are free and confidential. NARFEA meeting The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 1 p.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. The speak er will be Clay Martin, deputy district director for U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, RGainesville. For more infor mation, call Jim Purvis at 292-9361 or 752-8570. June 19 Plant clinic University of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library on Route 47 to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagnosis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Soil testing Columbia County Master Gardeners will do free soil pH testing each Wednesday at the Agricultural Extension Office at the County Fairgrounds. Drop off soil samples at the office any week day during busi ness hours. For more infor mation, call Gayle Rogers at 758-2408. Elder abuse summit Elder Options will have an Elder Abuse Prevention Summit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkview Baptist Church, 268 NW Lake Jeffery Road. For more information, contact Crystal Holmes at (386) 692-5246 or by email at holmesc@agingresources. org. June 20 Nursing home workshop A free Nursing Home Planning Workshop will be held at 10 a.m., at Morgan Law Center for Estate & Legacy Planning, 234 E. Duval St. Anyone who is concerned about how they will pay for nursing home care should attend this informative workshop led by local elder law attor ney Teresa Byrd Morgan. Seating is limited and res ervations are required. To reserve a seat, call Tammy Hale at (386) 755-1977. Landscape workshop A Columbia County Cooperative Extension workshop, Landscape Design Creating Natural Borders, Lovely, Sustainable, Florida Friendly will be at 5:45 p.m. at the Fort White Library. The instructor will be Sabine Marcks, a regis tered landscape architect and Master Gardener. June 20-22 Revival services Love Ministry, at the corner of Duval Street and Walker Avenue in Live Oak, will have revival ser vices at 7:30 each night, with Overseer Marlene Boyd Spencer of Higher Dimension Praise and Deliverance Ministries Inc. of Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call Prophetess Pastor Dr. Linda Simpson at (386) 364-1607 or (386) 344-4192. June 21 Community theater High Springs Community Theater will present the musical Nunsense, direct ed by Sue Addis, tonight through July 7. This hilari ous shows premise is that of a fundraiser by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sisters acci dentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). Updated jokes, musical arrange ments, and a brand new song spice. Performances will be Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Ticket are $15 for adults, $9 for children 12 and yunger and seniors on Sundays, $12. Tickets are available online at highspringscommuni or in High Springs at Pampered Paws, (386) 454-4464; in Lake City at The Framery of Lake City, (386) 754-2780, at 341 S. Marion St., or at the theater 30 minutes before curtain. High Springs Community Theater is at 130 NE First St. in High Springs. For more informa tion, call (386) 454-3525 or visit the theater web page. Roundup registration Reservations are now being accepted for the Richardson High School Roundup, which will be July 26-28 at the Richardson Community Center. Anyone who attended RHS is invited. Deadline for reg istration is June 30. For more information, call Ann Anderson at (386) 752-7812 or Ervin Fleming at (386) 961-9770. Family reunion The annual Cannon Reunion will begin at noon July 4 at the Hart Springs Pavillion. All descendants of the William (Bill) Jackson and Henrietta (Aunt Hett) Clementine Townsend Cannon are invited. Bring a covered dish, drinks, good ies and lawn chair. All paper products, silverware, cups and ice will be furnished. The meeting starts at noon and lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. For more informa tion, call Rose Williamson at (352) 463-7320 or Karen Prescott at (904) 708-3399. Volunteers needed Lake City Medical Center is looking for volunteers. If you have any extra time and a heart for volunteer ism, please call (386) 7583385 for more information or visit the hospitals web site at Lakecitymedical. com or stop by the front desk and pick up a paper application. Fair hog entries The deadline for hog entries for the 2013 Columbia County fair is 5 p.m. today. Children must be between the ages of 8 and 18 and enrolled in a county public or private school or home-schooled to enter the competition. All entries must be turned in at the county fairgrounds office or call 752-8822. June 22 Gospel music First United Methodist Church of Worthington Springs will have a gospel music sing with Stephen Jones Southern Gospel Ministries at 6 p.m. The program is in cooperation with New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church. For more information, call (386) 4961461 or (386) 697-2339. June 23 Church anniversary New Mount Ziom AME Church in Watertown will observe its 110th anni versary with services at 3 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Harry Dawkins and the congregation of New Bethel AME Church in Jacksonville. Dinner will be served after the service. For more information, con tact the Rev. Charles Young, pastor, at (386) 752-4306. 5A Columbia County Tobacco Free Partnership Meeting The Columbia County Tobacco Free Partnership and the Columbia County Health Department have come together to form a partnership in order to create a tobacco free community. The partnership focuses on policies that effect our youth. In the New Year, we would like to focus on multi-unit housing cessation programs and promote the various tobacco cessation programs available to our community. We invite all community members, service workers, and school aged youth to attend the upcoming meeting to discuss tobacco-related issues in our county. Columbia County Tobacco Free Partnership Meeting All partnership meetings are open to the public. For more information on how to make a difference in your community through your local Tobacco Free Partnership, please contact: Shomari Bowden Columbia County Health Department WILSONS O UTFITTERS 1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City (386) 755-7060 Sandals Pool & River Floats New Designs & Water Bottles New shipment Mens & Womens Ernie Creel Ernie Creel age 68 resident of Lake City was killed in a mo torcycle accident June 12, 2013. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Ernest and Kathryn Creel on February 23, 1945. He attended public school and re located to Florida at age 16. He served in the U.S. Army for 4 years in Germany as a teletype operator during the Vietnam era. He was a Lake Worth Po a private investigator for several years in Florida and then in Mis souri as a private investigator He owned and operated Keep producing videos and commer cials. He also owned and oper ated Capital Mail, a postal store, In 2000 he retired and moved back to Florida to be near his son and his granddaughter. He has been married 3 times and Cathey Creel, in 1992. He has a brother Dennis Creel of Lake City and his son David and his 5 children live in Orange City, FL. A visitation service will be held on June 18, 2013 from 10 am to 11 am followed by a memorial service from 11 am to 12 noon at Parkview Bap tist Church, Lake City, Fl. The Rev. Mike Tatem and the Rev. James Roberts will jointly conduct the memorial service. ICS CREMATION AND FUNERAL HOME will cremate his remains as he requested. He donated his harvestable organs and per his Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporters classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES COMMUNITY CALENDAR To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Jim Barr at 754-0424 or by email at jbarr JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Flag Day ceremony Columbia High School Junior ROTC students hoist an American flag during a Flag Day cer emony Thursday. WORKSHOP MEETING CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council for the City of Lake City, Florida will hold a workshop meeting on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM., in Avenue, Lake City, Florida. THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS: Discuss FY 2013/2014 budget process, establish priorities/trends and set budget workshop schedule All interested persons are invited to attend. CITY COUNCIL MEETING THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA WILL MEET ON MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF CITY HALL AT 205 NORTH MARION AVENUE, LAKE CITY, FLORIDA All interested persons are invited to attend. AUDREY E SIKES, MMC City Clerk


From staff reports A man allegedly involved in the stabbing of a Pittsburgh Steelers offen sive lineman was arrested in Gainesville Friday after authorities suspected he had been hiding in Columbia County. Jerrell Whitlock, 26, faces charges of attempted homicide, attempted rob bery, aggravated assault and conspiracy for his alleged role in the June 1 attack on Mike Adams in Pittsburgh. Two other men are already jailed on similar charges. According to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, Whitlock was dis covered at a Gainesville motel, along with his girlfriend, Precious Gethers. Both were arrested and taken to the Alachua County Jail. Authorities believed Whitlock had been hiding out in Lake City because he has family in the area. Police said detectives received a telephone call on Tuesday from a fam ily mem ber that helped lead them to Whitlocks motel room. Whitlock and his girlfriend were taken to the Alachua County Jail, police said. According to a criminal complaint, the men tried to rob Adams as he left a restaurant around 3 a.m. on June 1. Adams required surgery for the stab wounds, but the 6-foot-7, 345-pound lineman expects to recover. By DEREK GILLIAM Columbia Countys CARC-Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities aims to raise more than $30,000 during its annual membership drive. Stephen Bailey, execu tive director for CARC, said the membership drive is the main fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. Thats our big push to get people to join CARC, Bailey said. People can participate at various levels. Individual memberships are sold for $50, and increase to $75 to gain the title of sponsor member. A $100 donation gains a member the title of Sunshine 100 member. The bronze level mem bership is reached with a $250 donation. Silver costs a $500 donation, and gold level is a $1,000 donation. A platinum membership is any donation of $2,500 or more. Every bit of it goes to help our clients, Bailey said. While the larger dona tions are directed more toward businesses, Bailey said, any donation would be accepted, including items that can be sold at CARCs thrift store, The House of Bargains, 500 N. Marion Ave. The House of Bargains is staffed by the people CARC helps. They sort the items, stock the shelves and run the cash register. We have staff that is there with them, but the whole purpose of the store is they help to run it, Bailey said. Items in good condition that dont need repairs are appropriate for The House of Bargains, he said. Bailey said the money raised during the member ship drive funds the group home, adult training and other services CARC pro vides. (The membership drive) sets us up going into our new fiscal year and allows us to know the amount of money we can allocate to our different programs, he said. Betsy Pottle, CARC board secretary, said shes been a member of CARC for 24 years because of the benefit it provides to the disabled. I always knew how important (CARC) was to citizens with disabilities and how much they help citizens with disabilities learn how to live on their own, she said. I wanted to be a part of that. 6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY JUNE 16, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 CARC launches membership campaign By JENNIFER CHASTEEN Special to the Reporter Youth and adults gathered at the Lake City Mall Wednesday morning to kick off a 4H Summer Walking Program resulting in over 26,000 steps taken in the opening week of the program. The walking program, headed up by Columbia County 4H coordinator Cindy Higgins and family and consumer sci ences 4H extension agent Jenny Jump, will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at different locations through out the summer, including Richardson Community Center, Lake City Mall and Lake DeSoto downtown. Youth and adults are encouraged to measure their steps during the program using a pedometer. According to, over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled, and today, nearly one in three children in America are over weight or obese. Todays youth experience a very dif ferent lifestyle from those who grew up 30 to 50 years ago. Home-cooked meals have been replaced by ready-to-serve or fast food; walking to and from school, gym class and outdoor playtime have been replaced by modern transportation, chang es in school curriculum and video games. With the increase in childhood obesity in rural areas, researchers are concerned about the well-being of the youth of tomor row, Jump said. With youth out of school during the summer months, there needs to be a safe environment where they are able to be physically active. A 4-H walking program, Lets Get Walking, has been implemented for chil dren ages 5 to 18 who live in Columbia County. Guardians are also welcome to join but are not required to be present. 4-H staff will be on hand to supervise children during the program. The 4-H program will change locations throughout the summer, in order to provide different places to visit and see. Owen Cox, 8, participated in the open ing day of the program. He says he was surprised at the number of steps he took, saying that he thought it would be a lot less. We had used these (pedometers) at school before but not like this, Owen said, referring to the walking activities performed during the program, which included walking backwards and side-step ping. By rotating throughout Lake City, we hope that we are able to reach a larger audience, Jump said. At each event, participants will wear pedometers, provided by 4-H, and at the end of each session, all steps will be recorded. (10,000 steps a day is the rec ommended daily amount). Prizes will be awarded at the end of the program. JENNIFER CHASTEEN/ Special to the Reporter Participants in the Columbia County 4H Summer Walking Program show off their pedometers after the first walking session Wednesday. Pictured are (from left) Reece Chasteen, 11; Seth Cox, 6; Deanna Cox; Owen Cox, 8; 4H extension agent Jenny Jump; and Emy Chasteen, 8. Youth and adults are invited to participate in the program throughout the summer. DEREK GILLIAM/ Lake City Reporter Habitat groundbreaking Participants pose for a photo during the groundbreaking for Habitat for Humanity of Lake Citys sixth project house on NW Early Street on Friday. Pictured are (from left) soon-to-be homeowners Gilmore and Brandy Newkirk, James Montgomery, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter, Abbie Chasteen, Dennille Decker, Kevin Kirby, Rusty DePratter, Linda Ivery and George Burnham. The Newkirks, who live with six children in a three-bedroom, one bathroom home, will soon have one with five bedrooms and two bathrooms. DEREK GILLIAM /Lake City Reporter A quilt donated by First Federal Bank of Florida raised $610 for CARC during a raffle. Josephine Williams, (from left) Stephen Bailey, Laquanda Flemming, raffle winner Cheryl Plyn and Betsy Pottle pose with the quilt. From staff reports A local man faces charges of sexual assault and fel ony battery by strangula tion, according to a report released Friday by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office. Virgel Adam Nelson, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday. A woman told deputies Nelson forced her to have sex with him and stran gled her, according to the report. The alleged victim later demanded Nelsons release and was arrested on separate charges. Whitlock Fugitive found in Gainesville Gethers City police seek BMW in hit-run crash Man arrested on rape charges From staff reports The Lake City Police Department asks people to be on the lookout for a BMW involved in a hit-and-run accident on Thursday. The dark gray BMW collided with a motorcycle on Thursday at the intersec tion of U.S. 90 and Real Terrace and then drive off, an LCPD news release said. The motorcycle operator, Troy Baxter, 42, was taken to Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The BMW had significant damage to its front end, the release said. Summer walking program for children begun by 4-H 6A Dr. Robert J. Harvey 752-2336 Open 6 Days A Week Mon. Sat. Evening Appointments Available This gift will make Dad smile! This Welcoming Gift is a great Fathers Day gift. We strive to see you today or tomorrow! 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By AMANDA WILLIAMSON Lake Citys police chief promised increased police presence in the neigh borhood surrounding Congress Avenue after sev eral residents spoke about children hanging out in the streets during Breakfast with the Chief on Saturday at First Baptist Church. We have already got something planned, Chief Argatha Gilmore, told about 50 concerned citi zens in reference to the young people gathering in the street. If Im stand ing on the sidewalk, theres really no law thats been violated. ... However, what Im hearing is that theyre impeding traffic. The police intend to think outside the box when approaching the young people to find ways to get them off the street, said support division Lt. Clint Vanbennekom. After Gilmore made an appeal to the public and local pastors to work within the community to help the kids, she said the police department believes the group is being headed by drug dealers, who need to be removed from the situ ation and the lives of the younger children. City Councilman Eugene Jefferson questioned whether there was a cur few in place for the chil dren. Gilmore said no. During the breakfast, Gilmore also presented crime statistics for Lake City. According to her presentation, the top five calls from March to May included theft, assault, bur glarly, drugs and criminal mischief. One murder occurred during 2013, keeping the year equal with 2012, she said. Forcible sex offenses increased to two in 2013 from one in 2012. Robbery increased to nine reported cases, up from five in 2012. Burglarlies dropped to 98 from 130 in 2012, while thefts increased to 148 from 137. Aggravated assaults fell from 48 in 2012 to 33 so far this year. One of the most sig nificant challenges for city police is property crimes, Gilmore said. If you see something, say some thing. As she ended the pre sentation, Gilmore told the audience to be vigilant and work together to help make the community safer. Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY JUNE 16, 2013 7A Chief has plan for gang problem Dates set for country music contest JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City Reporter Ronnie Bullard, of Lake City, suffered from paralysis due to swelling of the spinal cord but regained movement in time to walk his daughter down the aisle at her June 7 wedding. AMANDA WILLIAMSON / Lake City Reporter Lake City Police Chief Argatha Gilmore speaks to a crowd of about 50 people during the Breakfast with the Chief Saturday at First Baptist Church of Lake City. From staff reports LIVE OAK The 32nd Annual Texaco Country Showdowns North Florida competition is set for June 21 and 28, July 19 and Aug. 2 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. Winners from the first three competitions will compete Aug. 2. One North Florida winner will compete statewide at the music park on Sept. 14 for a chance to win $1,000 and go to regional competition, just one step away from the grand finale. Country artists wishing to enter the contest should contact thepark at (386) 364-1683 or email spirit@ The Texaco Country Showdown, Americas largest country music tal ent search, is designed to give performers a chance to launch their professional music careers. Contests are held in every state. Each state winner goes to one of five regional con tests, and one winner from each region is chosen to compete in the national finals at Nashvilles Ryman Auditorium in January. The national winner will be named Best New Act in Country Music in January on the Grand Ole Opry stage and receive a check for $100,000. The North Florida con test is sponsored by radio station The Big 98 WQHL 98.1 and the music park. Go to www. for more information and to sign up for the song-writing contest that has a $5,000 prize for the winner. The SOSMP hosted the statewide competition in 2008, and the winner, Orlandos Johnny Bulford, went on to win the nation als and $100,000 in cash. Bluford recently had the honor of seeing a song he co-wrote, A Woman Like You, sung by Lee Brice, hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts. Bluford, his co-writ ers and Brice were nomi nated for an Academy of Country Music award for Best New Song this year. The Showdown begins each spring with more than 450 talent contests spon sored by country music radio stations throughout the U.S. A uniform judging system is used at all levels of competition to ensure fairness. If you would like to make reservations for RV parking, cabins and camp er parking for any of the Texaco Country Showdown events at the SOSMP, nows the best time to make sure you get a good spot. You may call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, email spirit@ or go to www.musicliveshere. com. Ashley Shannon, of Dade City, rep resented radio sta tion WOKC when she won the 2012 Texaco Country Showdown at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. wheelchair three months after he left the hospital. Not long after that, he was walking the perime ter of a 1-acre plot of land. Two years later, in June 2012, his daughter got engaged in Napa Valley, Calif., to Justin Hoysradt. Preparation for the wed ding in the Dominican Republic began shortly after. Jennifer Hoysradt knew she wanted to get married in a gazebo to provide a flat surface for her father. The wedding date was set for June 7, 2013. But in April, Ronnie Bullard went in for surgery. While doctors expected him to spend one week in recov ery, complications arose. Three weeks passed with him in the hospital. Hoysradt worried her father wouldnt be cleared to fly by June. The day wouldnt have been the same without him, she said. When everyone was cheering, they werent only cheer ing for me, but for him, as well. They knew he worked really hard to get better. During the wedding, Hoystradt tried to keep from crying as he father continuously told her how pretty she was. To him, the day ended nicely. Ronnie Bullard began the trip down the aisle in a wheelchair. Halfway down, he told his only daughter: You can stop. I will walk from here. With a big smile on his face, he stood up from the wheelchair, maintained his balance and said to me, Lets go, Hoysradt said. Proudly he walked me down the aisle. ... The knowledge that my dad worked so hard for the last year in therapy, and at home so he could walk again brings me to tears. It was the most special gift a girl like me could have received. And even though Ronnie Bullard didnt have any major plans for Fathers Day, he said he will reflect on the gift he gave his daughter and the gift he gave himself. DAD: Wedding day gift Continued From Page 1A About 50 citizens attend breakfast police briefing. COURTESY 7A .............................................................................................. ................ ONE 7:00 AM 8:15 AM 9:00 AM 1200 N. Saint Augustine Rd., #A 2469 W. US Hwy. 90 6003 W. Newberry Rd. 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By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comThe Lake City Rookie Qualifier settled nine spots for the state field, with three more to be added today. The Lake City All-Stars are in a playoff for the wild-card team in the B Division. Lake City plays Ponte Vedra at 9 a.m. today. South Lakeland received a bye and will meet the winner at 10:30 a.m. The A Division wild card will be settled between Ponte Vedra and Oakleaf, which will play today at 9 a.m. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comAfter a brutal defeat on the first day of the Rookie Qualifier, the Lake City All-Stars played their way back into contention for a state berth. Lake City beat the Atlantic Beach Cyclones 9-1 on Saturday, one day after knocking off Sans Souci, 6-3. Lake City, Sans Souci and Ponte Vedra finished 2-1 in pool play. Sans Souci earned the automatic trip to the state tournament in Palm Beach Gardens by allowing fewer runs in the three games. Lake City plays Ponte Vedra at 9 a.m. today with the winner taking on South Lakeland at 10:30 a.m. for a spot in the state tournament. Ponte Vedra spanked Lake City 15-2 on Thursday. South Lakeland also was 2-1 in pool play. “When we show up to play, we are a good team,” coach Chad Witt said. “We got down on ourselves to begin with and it snow-balled. The last two days with our backs against the wall, the kids have played great.” Lake City was all over the Cyclones, starting in the first inning when Jake Priest singled and Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, June 16, 2013 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports ROOKIE continued on 3B Begin play for wild-card berth at 9 a.m. today. LAKE CITY continued on 3B BABE RUTH T-BALL ALL-STARS COURTESYThe Fort White T-Ball All-Star team is competing in the Sma ll Ball Invitational state tournament in Chiefland this week end. Team members (alphabetical order) are Lecosta Byrd, Je remiah Carter, Alex Cuevas, Coy Douglas, Kenton Haase, Wyatt Hess, Jayden Jackson, Tristen Johnson, Aleksandr Jo nes, Patrick Kennedy, Hayden McCrory and Wade Waldron. Coaches are Lecosta Byrd, Michael Jones and Christophe r Douglas. The Lake City/Columbia County Babe Ruth 6U All-Stars are competing in the T-Ball B Invitational in Chiefland this weekend. The Lake City league for 6U is coach pitch, but the team switched to T-ball. Lake City opened with wins over Miami and Altamonte Springs. Team members in the picture taken at the tournament are (front row, from left) Collin Tuell, Matthew Pitts, Joey Gowdy, Keegan Knight and Cade Frier. Second row (from left) are Richard Jones, Briley Osceola, Zach Paulk, Jerry West, Elyjah Jones, Micheal Simmons and Mason Hauge. Back row coaches (from left) are Jarrod Pollard, Butch Hauge and Jeff Knight. COURTESY Garden party TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterColumbia All-Stars Grant Bowers, Luke Dotson, Matthew Duma s, Camdon Frier, Hayden Gustavson, Jeffery Hardin, Dylon H endry, Mickey Lee Johnson, Zane Starling, Brayden Thomas and Bronsen Tillotson show off their medals after winning one of the A Division poo ls at the Lake City Rookie Qualifier on Saturday. Field coaches Jason Dumas, Jim Bowers and Matt Frier are joined by coaches Todd Bowers and Mickey J ohnson. Columbia All-Stars advance to Rookie State TournamentBy TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comThe Columbia All-Stars polished off a near-perfect tournament with an 11-0 win over the Ponte Vedra Sharks on Saturday. Columbia opened with a 10-0 win over Hiland Park from Panama City on Thursday and dispatched Union County on Friday, 9-1. As the top team in the C pool of Division A, Columbia qualifies to advance to the state tournament in Palm Beach Gardens. Ponte Vedra will get an opportu-nity to join the state field as a wild card team in a playoff today. “We had one run scored against us in three games,” manager Jason Dumas said. “That’s what did it — defense. We weren’t hit-ting well at first, but we put a complete game together today. All the hard work paid off.” Columbia scored in every inning against Ponte Vedra, which also came into the game with a record of 2-0. Columbia was the visiting team and Matthew Dumas started the game with a single. Hayden Gustavson followed with an RBIdouble and, after an infield hit by Luke Dotson, scored on a ground ball by Camdon Frier. Grant Bowers and Zane Starling singled to open the second inning. Mickey Lee Johnson beat out a bunt and Bowers and Starling scored when the throw to first base went into right field. Dumas followed with an RBI-single. Frier and Brayden Thomas singled in the third inning. Frier scored on a ground out by Bowers and Thomas scored on a dropped fly ball. Columbia kept coming in the fourth inning. Dumas and Dotson singled and Frier drove in both run-ners with a double. Dylon Hendry and Thomas fol-lowed with RBI-doubles. Johnson helped set the defensive tone when he threw out the Sharks lead-off batter at the plate in the second inning. In Friday’s win, Dumas, Gustavson, Dotson and Frier had two hits. Jeffery Hardin and Dumas scored two runs with one run each by Gustavson, Dotson, Frier, Bowers and Starling. Work left for Lake City team Nine spots settled1BSPORTS


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 1 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, Thunder Valley Nationals, part I, at Bristol, Tenn. (same-day tape) TNT — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Quicken Loans 400, at Brooklyn, Mich. 11 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, Thunder Valley Nationals, part II, at Bristol, Tenn. (sameday tape) COLLEGE BASEBALL 3 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, game 3, North Carolina vs. N.C. State, at Omaha, Neb. 8 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, game 4, UCLA vs. LSU, at Omaha, Neb. GOLF Noon NBC — USGA, U.S. Open Championship, final round, at Ardmore, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at N.Y. Mets 1:30 p.m. TBS — L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh 8 p.m. ESPN — San Francisco at Atlanta MOTORSPORTS 7:30 a.m. SPEED — MOTOGP World Championship, Catalunyan Grand Prix, at Barcelona, Spain 5 p.m. SPEED — MOTOGP MOTO2, Catalunyan Grand Prix, at Barcelona, Spain (same-day tape) NBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ABC — Playoffs, finals, game 5, Miami at San Antonio SOCCER 2:30 p.m. ESPN — Confederations Cup, Group A, Mexico vs. Italy, at Rio de Janeiro 5:45 p.m. ESPN — Confederations Cup, Group B, Spain vs. Uruguay, at Recife, Brazil ——— Monday COLLEGE BASEBALL 3 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, game 5, teams TBD, at Omaha, Neb. 8 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, game 6, teams TBD, at Omaha, Neb. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Chicago Cubs at St. Louis NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, finals, game 3, Chicago at Boston SOCCER 2:45 p.m. ESPN — Confederations Cup, Group B, Tahiti vs. Nigeria, at Belo Horizonte, BrazilBASKETBALLNBA Finals Miami vs. San Antonio Thursday Miami 109, San Antonio 93, series tied 2-2 Today Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Tuesday San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m. WNBA schedule Friday’s Games Atlanta 68, Seattle 59New York 78, Connecticut 68Minnesota 83, Tulsa 74Phoenix 97, Los Angeles 81 Today’s Games Indiana at Washington, 2 p.m.Chicago at Atlanta, 3 p.m.Phoenix at Tulsa, 4:30 p.m.Seattle at Connecticut, 5 p.m.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Boston 41 28 .594 — Baltimore 39 29 .574 1New York 37 30 .552 3 Tampa Bay 35 32 .522 5 Toronto 30 36 .455 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 37 28 .569 — Cleveland 33 33 .500 4Kansas City 32 33 .492 5 Minnesota 29 35 .453 7 Chicago 28 36 .438 8 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 41 28 .594 — Texas 38 29 .567 2 Seattle 30 38 .441 10 Los Angeles 29 38 .433 11 Houston 24 44 .353 16 Today’s Games Washington (Haren 4-8) at Cleveland (Kluber 4-4), 1:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 6-3) at Baltimore (Mig. Gonzalez 4-2), 1:35 p.m. Kansas City (W.Davis 3-5) at Tampa Bay (Ro.Hernandez 4-6), 1:40 p.m. Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 2-4) at Houston (Keuchel 3-3), 2:10 p.m. Detroit (Fister 5-4) at Minnesota (Walters 2-1), 2:10 p.m. Toronto (Wang 0-0) at Texas (D.Holland 5-3), 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 6-5) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 1-2), 3:35 p.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 7-1) at Oakland (Colon 8-2), 4:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Kansas City (Shields 2-6) at Cleveland (U.Jimenez 5-4), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 7-4) at Toronto (Jo.Johnson 0-2), 7:07 p.m. Baltimore (Hammel 7-4) at Detroit (Scherzer 9-0), 7:08 p.m. Oakland (Straily 4-2) at Texas (Tepesch 3-6), 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Quintana 3-2) at Houston (B.Norris 5-6), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (Harang 3-6) at L.A. Angels (Vargas 5-4), 10:05 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 39 28 .582 — Washington 33 33 .500 5Philadelphia 33 35 .485 6 New York 24 38 .387 12 Miami 20 46 .303 18 Central Division W L Pct GB St. Louis 43 24 .642 — Cincinnati 41 27 .603 2 Pittsburgh 40 27 .597 3 Chicago 27 38 .415 15Milwaukee 27 39 .409 15 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 37 30 .552 — San Francisco 35 31 .530 1 Colorado 35 33 .515 2 San Diego 33 34 .493 4 Los Angeles 28 38 .424 8 Today’s Games Washington (Haren 4-8) at Cleveland (Kluber 4-4), 1:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 1-1) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 1-6), 1:10 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 4-7) at Cincinnati (Undecided), 1:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lyons 2-2) at Miami (Nolasco 3-7), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Greinke 3-1) at Pittsburgh (Cole 1-0), 1:35 p.m. Arizona (Kennedy 3-4) at San Diego (Richard 1-5), 4:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 2-9) at Colorado (Chacin 4-3), 4:10 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 4-6) at Atlanta (Teheran 4-3), 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 5-5) at St. Louis (S.Miller 7-4), 7:05 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 3-5) at Philadelphia (Lannan 0-1), 7:05 p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 7-4) at Toronto (Jo.Johnson 0-2), 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 5-6) at Atlanta (Hudson 4-6), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Liriano 5-2) at Cincinnati (Leake 6-3), 7:10 p.m. Miami (Ja.Turner 1-0) at Arizona (Corbin 9-0), 9:40 p.m. San Diego (Cashner 5-3) at San Francisco (Zito 4-5), 10:15 p.m.College World Series At TD Ameritrade Park OmahaOmaha, Neb. Saturday Mississippi State 5, Oregon State 4Game 2 — Indiana vs. Louisville (n) Today Game 3 — North Carolina (57-10) vs. N.C. State (49-14), 3 p.m. Game 4 — UCLA (44-17) vs. LSU (57-9), 8 p.m. Monday Game 5 — Oregon State (50-12) vs. Game 2 loser, 3 p.m. Game 6 — Mississippi State (49-18) vs. Game 2 winner, 8 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week NASCAR SPRINT CUP QUICKEN LOANS 400 Site: Brooklyn, Mich.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (TNT, noon-4:30 p.m.). Track: Michigan International Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps. NHRA THUNDER VALLEY NATIONALS Site: Bristol, Tenn.Schedule: Today, final eliminations, (ESPN2, 1-3 p.m., 11 p.m.-midnight). Track: Bristol Dragway.HOCKEYStanley Cup Boston vs. Chicago Saturday Boston at Chicago (n) Monday Chicago at Boston, 8 p.m. Wednesday Chicago at Boston, 8 p.m. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 Edwards tops Michigan qualifyingAssociated PressBROOKLYN, Mich. — Michigan International Speedway is in its second year with a newly paved surface, and drivers are again making 200 mph laps look almost routine. Carl Edwards topped Sprint Cup qualifying Friday with a lap of 202.452 mph. That run came a year after Marcos Ambrose won the pole at MIS at 203.241 mph — the first time since 1987 the 200 mph mark was broken during qualifying. “The new track is super fun to race on,” Edwards said. “The pavement seems like it has aged more in a year than a lot of new track surfaces have, and hopeful-ly we can keep developing a Goodyear tire and keep making it softer and softer to where it becomes the old Michigan here in a year or two. I think that is going to be awesome.” Kurt Busch was second in qualifying, followed by Kasey Kahne. Points lead-er Jimmie Johnson was 17th, one spot behind Brad Keselowski. Dale Earnhardt Jr., who won at MIS last June to snap a streak of 143 Cup races without a victory, qualified 12th. Busch will ll start in the top two Sunday for the fourth time this year. T he FACA All State and All Academic teams were released last week. FACA is the Florida Athletic Coaches Association, but there must be a disconnect in how the teams are selected. Probably the players picked must be nominated by coaches. How else to explain how Kayli Kvistad, the Class 6A Player of the Year in the Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Softball sports award, was not selected. Or any number of other Lady Tigers. Shea Fisher and Taylor Newton of Lakewood Ranch made the team, as did Victoria Gonzalez of Pembroke Pines. Those were the teams Columbia High beat in the FHSAA Final Four. Even District 4-6A player Siera Ritter of St. Augustine made it. Kvistad finished second in the Miss Softball voting (players of the year in all eight classifications are on the ballot) behind Stephanie Texeira of Gulliver Prep. Texeira, an FIU signee, hit .588 with 17 home runs and 54 RBIs, and was 6-1 with an 1.21 ERA on the mound. Columbia’s Jimmy Williams, the Florida Dairy Farmers Class 6A Coach of the Year, placed third in the state voting, eight points behind winner Bryan Baucom of St. Thomas Aquinas which won the Class 7A state championship. The Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Baseball was Tyler Danish of Durant Senior High. Danish, a Florida signee, was 15-1 with 156 strikeouts and 16 walks in 94 innings, and did not allow an earned run all season. He hit .411 with nine home runs. Alex Rodriguez was the first recepient of this award, back in 1993. Richard LaBounty of Pensacola Catholic was voted Florida Dairy Farmers Coach of the Year after leading the Crusaders to the Class 4A state title. Fort White’s Robby Howell and Kevin Dupree were named to the FACA All State Team, joining district mate Justin Forsyth of Williston. Dupree’s final numbers were a .353 average with six doubles, four home runs and 22 RBIs. He was 4-2 pitching with one save, a 1.26 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 39 innings. Howell was 7-3 with a 1.59 ERA and 95 strikeouts in 61 23 innings. He had a couple of home runs and 15 RBIs. Howell also was named to the All Academic Team, which helped his cause in signing with UCF. Brady Wilkinson also made the All Academic Team, as did Sam Bass for Columbia. Wilkinson was the shortstop for the Indians, the type of player that coaches say they wish they had nine on the roster. He was involved in a funny episode that brought back old memories. When I was a boy, Joe Roberts (who is Kvistad’s grandfather) was playing baseball for CHS. One time on a called strike he stuck out his arm to show the umpire that the pitch was high. He was quickly called down by the coach and it stuck with me because nobody in those days said anything to any official. Wilkinson, like so many other players, had the habit of holding up his hand to the plate umpire — Derek Jeter style — until they get set in the batter’s box. This one time, the umpire let the pitcher throw and it surprised Wilkinson. He backed out and began explaining to the umpire what holding up his hand meant. Seems the umpire had his own explanation. As salutatorian for Fort White’s senior class, Wilkinson was smart enough to heed the advice and I never saw him using the Jeter move for the rest of the season.2BSPORTS CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) Q Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter All State and oversights COURTESYThe Health Center of Lake City won second place in the La ke City/Columbia County Babe Ruth 8U League for 2013. Team members (alphabetica l order) are Tyler Boston, Logan Brooks, Jacob Burch, Ian O. Davis, Vincent DeVita, Ry lan Herndon, Brett Jones, Riley Law, Danny Rowland, Brad Sullivan, Brayden Thomas and Tyson Yaxley. Tommy Boston, Anthony Thomas and Drew Law are coaches.


Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 3B BRIEFS LAKE CITY From Page 1B ROOKIE: Pool winners in state field Continued From Page 1B POP WARNER CHEERING Registration through Friday Lake City Pop Warner Association registration for the 2013 Cheerleading Program for girls ages 5-12 is 8:30 to 5 p.m. through Friday at Richardson Community Center. Registration fee of $80 is due at the time of sign-up. For details, call cheer coordinator Tonya McQuay at 292-7179 or (386) 590-2742. FORT WHITE FOOTBALL Quarterback Club meeting Monday The Fort White Quarterback Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the faculty lounge at the high school. The Fort White Quarterback Club is a partnering with Glass Slipper Bridal, Life South Blood Bank and Players Club Seafood Bar & Grill to offer a drawing for a seven-night Hawaiian vacation. A donation of $10 to the Quarterback Club for the purchase of hydration equipment will buy an entry, as will donating blood at a Life South event location. Drawing is July 5. For details, call 365-9302. JUNIOR GOLF Carl Ste-Marie offers clinics The first of five Carl Ste-Marie Junior Golf Clinics this summer is 8-11 a.m. Monday through Friday at The Country Club at Lake City. Cost is $80 for non-members of the club and $65 for members. Drinks and snacks will be provided free of charge. The clinics are limited to the first 20 paid kids. Register a child or pick up information at The Country Club at Lake City. For details, call Carl Ste-Marie at 752-2266.Junior camps at Quail Heights Quail Heights Country Club is offering Junior Summer Golf Camps for ages 5-16. Cost per session is $70 for non-members and $60 for members. A 20 percent discount is offered for more than one child or for golfers attending both sessions. Snacks and drinks are provided each day. Camps are 8-11 a.m. this Monday through Friday and July 15-19. For details, call the pro shop at 752-3339.Q From staff reports The Small League Division also has a three-team playoff. Clay County PAL plays Chiefland at 9 a.m. with the winner fac-ing Keystone at 10:30 a.m. Teams that qualified for the Rookie State Tournament in Palm Beach Gardens by winning in pool play are: South Lakeland, Atlantic Beach Suns and Columbia All-Stars in the A Division; Atlantic Beach, Sans Souci and Fort Caroline in the B Division; Sans Souci, Normandy and Bryceville in the Small League Division. Team records in pool play follow. A Division A Pool South Lakeland (4-0)Orange Park (3-1)Santa Fe (2-2)Madison (1-3)Bradford (0-4) B Pool Atlantic Beach (3-0)Oakleaf (2-1)Suwannee (1-2)Callaway (0-3) C Pool Columbia (3-0)Ponte Vedra (2-1)Union County (1-2)Hiland Park (0-3) B Division D Pool Atlantic Beach (3-0)South Lakeland (2-1)Orange Park (1-2)Bradford (0-3) E Pool San Souci (2-1) Lake City (2-1)Ponte Vedra (2-1)Atlantic Beach (0-3) F Pool Fort Caroline (4-0)Santa Fe (1-2)Perry (0-3) Small League Division G Pool Sans Souci (3-0)Chiefland (2-1)Tanglewood (1-2)Taylor County (0-3) H Pool Normandy (3-0)Clay County PAL (2-1)North Florida (1-2)Fort White (0-3) I Pool Bryceville (3-0)Keystone (2-1)Gilchrist (1-2)South Lake (0-3) Brad Sullivan tripled him home. Dylan Williams fol-lowed with a single to score Sullivan. Williams added a single in the third inning and a bases-loaded triple to cap off a four-run fourth inning. Sullivan also had three hits with three runs scored and an RBI. Priest scored two runs. Brayden Johnson had an RBI-double in the third inning, follow-ing an RBI-grounder by JD Dumas. Danny Rowland, Luke Wehinger and Christopher Hayes singled and scored, and Branson Mann had a single. In the win over Sans Souci, Jayce Puni had two hits and scored two runs, and Josh Bass had two hits and scored a run. Priest, Dumas and Rowland had hits and each scored a run. Sullivan had two hits, while Wehinger had a double and Johnson added a single. TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterLake City All-Stars catcher Dylan Williams gets ready fo r the pitch in the game against Sans Souci on Friday. Williams had three hits and four RBIs in Lake CityÂ’s win over the Atlan tic Beach Cyclones on Saturday JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia All-Stars shortstop Hayden Gustavson throw to fir st base in the game against Union County on Friday. Gustavso n had an RBI-double and a single in ColumbiaÂ’s divisio nclinching win over the Ponte Vedra Sharks on Saturday JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White All-Star Daniel Gonzalez beats out a base hit a gainst Normandy on Thursday.TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterLake City All-Star JD Dumas gets excited in the dugout du ring the game against Sans Souci on Friday.3BSPORTS


4B LAKE CITY REPORTER OUTDOORS SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 By JOHN CIMBARO and BOB WATTENDORFR ecently, North Florida anglers and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) fishery biologists were heartbroken to see the white bellies of numerous fish floating in Lake Victor. Lake Victor is a 130-acre, FWC-managed project in Holmes County. The FWC has stocked fish, managed vegetation, provided boating access, created fish attractors and spawning beds and otherwise strove to create quality fishing. So, what happened, and could it happen to a lake near you? It seems like a case of nature taking its course and it happens throughout the state each summer. In this case, it appears that heavy rainfalls flushed organic matter into the lake and the organic matter began to decompose, resulting in a low-dissolved-oxygen (DO) fish kill. As in most such cases, the die-off did not kill all the fish and, when the water cleared and the sun came out, oxygen levels recovered and biologists observed surviving fish. This type of fish kill is pretty much a natural occurrence, and especially prevalent in summer when a number of factors can come together to deplete the oxygen dissolved in the water. Fish absorb this oxygen from the water using their gills. A healthy lake or river normally has 7-9 parts per million (ppm) of oxygen, which is an ideal level for most fish. When the water temperature is lower, more oxygen dissolves into it. When temperatures rise, DO levels naturally drop due to reduced solubility. If the level drops below 5 ppm, many fish start showing adverse impacts, and below 2 ppm it can be lethal, if it lasts very long. Some species of fish are better adapted to low DO conditions, such as bowfin or gar, but most sunfishes (bass, bream, and crappie) are less tolerant. Aquatic plants produce most of the oxygen in lakes through photosynthesis, which occurs when green (chlorophyll) cells convert light into energy. However, at night or when there is inadequate light, plants use oxygen and give off carbon dioxide. Additional oxygen enters the water from the atmosphere by diffusion. In addition to fish using oxygen and plants removing it at night, a major demand on oxygen comes from decomposition of dead plant and animal tissue (organic matter). Area residents contacted the FWC about the fish kill in Lake Victor on April 17, after seeing dying fish floating. Biologists responded immediately and determined the DO level in much of the lake with pea-green water was 0.0 to 2.0 ppm, enough to cause the kill. Often, descriptions of lakes being pea-green relate to algal blooms, another insidious response to nutrients (decaying plant material, or organic fertilizers flushed from yards or crops by rain). These blooms block light to rooted plants so they do not produce as much oxygen. When algae die, they further increase the bacterial bloom. Biologists visited daily for several weeks, documenting the number of dead fish, and observed some schools of fingerling bass and bream from the spring spawn and a few bass on beds. There was no visual evidence of chemical pollution, toxic algal blooms or signs of disease among the dead fish. Once oxygen levels build back up, the FWC will restock the lake with fingerling sport fish. To learn more about fish kills and what you can do to help prevent them, visit /Contact. 4BSPORTS Ava Christie Age:5 Michael P. Christie Ashley Cox Age:8 Vance Cox Gracelynn Davis Age:10 Tony Davis Lake City ReporterDraw YourDadContest Contest Winners Anatomy of a fish kill at Lake Victor in Holmes Cou nty


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1CBIZ FRONT Lake City Reporter 1CBIZ FRONT Week of June 16-22, 2013 Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City Reporter Dennis Redd, co-owner and operator of the new CiCis Pizza restaurant, uses a saw during construction. The restaurant, housed in the old Radio Shack next to Big Lots, is slated for completion around October. By TONY BRITT Construction and demolition crews have begun work on a new buffet-style eatery that is scheduled to open in Lake City in the fall. Cicis Pizza will be located at 2329 W. US Highway 90, as part of the Gleason Center, near the Big Lots store. Dennis Redd, a co-owner of the business along with John Harrington, said they plan to open in just a few months. Were doing most of the construction ourselves, but we still sublet some of the work out, Redd said. Basically, were doing it ourselves to save a lot of money. We should be open somewhere around Oct. 1. The Lake City Planning and Growth department issued Redd and Harrington a commercial renovation permit on June 3 for renovation work at the site. A pasta, desert and pizza bar will be featured in the restaurant. Redd said the buffet bar will offer 17 kinds of pizza. Its eat all you can eat, he said. Redd said he and Harrington have been working on plans to bring the eat ery to Lake City for a couple of years. Its something that we came up with about two years ago, he said. ... Weve had to get approval, a location and all that good stuff before we actually started. Cicis Pizza will be housed in a build ing that was formerly used by another establishment and Redd and Harrington have be converting the site to a restau rant. Were just in the beginning stages of renovating the building, Redd said. Weve got about three more months worth of renovations. Cicis Pizza coming to Lake City 1CColumbia Inc. Delivering Quality Healthcare that Matters to You! Quality Care is Important to Every Patient. But how can you really know the care youre receiving is the best? The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the lead federal agency tasked with improving to achieve the best possible results. At Lake City Medical Center, our team of physicians and staff lives by efforts to provide the best care in the area by voting us the Lake City Reporters Best of the Best Hospital. Want to see more? For more information about publicly reported data, visit Check out our webite for average wait times or text ER to 23000. Survey of Patients Hospital Experience* Lake City Medical Center Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center The following scores are reported on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) national survey. Patients who reported that their nurses always communicated well. Patients who reported that their doctors always communicated well. Patients who reported that they always receieved help as soon as they wanted. Patients who reported that their pain was always well controlled. Patients at each hospital who reported that YES they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. Patients who gave their hospital a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest). Patients who reported YES they would definitely rec ommend this hosiptal. *The data was last updated 4/13/13 and is updated every quarter. FLA Average US Average 78% 83% 70% 69% 86% 74% 75% 68% 73% 54% 62% 74% 48% 48% 74% 77% 60% 67% 81% 65% 68% 78% 81% 67% 71% 84% 70% 71% THE TOP 7 REASONS TO CHOOSE LCMC AS YOUR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ER LCM_4710_Quality Ad_ 5.25x10.5.indd 1 6/13/13 12:00 PM


By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated PressWASHINGTON — It’s called the Affordable Care Act, but President Barack Obama’s health care law may turn out to be unaf-fordable for many low-wage workers, including employ-ees at big chain restaurants, retail stores and hotels. That might seem strange since the law requires medi-um-sized and large employ-ers to offer “affordable” coverage or face fines. But what’s reasonable? Because of a wrinkle in the law, companies can meet their legal obligations by offering policies that would be too expensive for many low-wage workers. For the employee, it’s like a mirage — attractive but out of reach. The company can get off the hook, say corpo-rate consultants and policy experts, but the employee could still face a federal requirement to get health insurance. Many are expected to remain uninsured, possibly risking fines. That’s due to another provision: the law says workers with an offer of “affordable” workplace coverage aren’t entitled to new tax credits for private insurance, which could be a better deal for those on the lower rungs of the mid-dle class. Some supporters of the law are disappointed. It smacks of today’s Catch-22 insurance rules. “Some people may not gain the benefit of afford-able employer coverage,” acknowledged Ron Pollack, president of Families USA, a liberal advocacy group leading efforts to get unin-sured people signed up for coverage next year. “It is an imperfection in the new law,” Pollack added. “The new law is a big step in the right direc-tion, but it is not perfect, and it will require future improvements.” Andy Stern, former president of the Service Employees International Union, the 2-million-mem-ber service-sector labor union, called the provision “an avoidance opportunity” for big business. SEIU pro-vided grass-roots support during Obama’s long strug-gle to push the bill through Congress. The law is complicated, but essentially companies with 50 or more full-time workers are required to offer coverage that meets certain basic standards and costs no more than 9.5 percent of an employ-ee’s income. Failure to do so means fines for the employer. (Full-time work is defined as 30 or more hours a week, on average.) But do the math from the worker’s side: For an employee making $21,000 a year, 9.5 percent of their income could mean premi-ums as high as $1,995 and the insurance would still be considered affordable. Even a premium of $1,000 — close to the cur-rent average for employee-only coverage — could be unaffordable for someone stretching earnings in the low $20,000’s. With such a small income, “there is just not any left over for health insurance,” said Shannon Demaree, head of actuarial services for the Lockton Benefit Group. “What the government is requiring employers to do isn’t really something their low-paid employees want.” Based in Kansas City, Mo., Lockton is an insur-ance broker and benefits consultant that caters to many medium-sized busi-nesses affected by the health care law. Actuaries like Demaree specialize in cost estimates. Another thing to keep in mind: premiums wouldn’t be the only expense for employees. For a basic plan, they could also face an annual deductible amount-ing to $3,000 or so, before insurance starts paying. “If you make $20,000, are you really going to buy that?” asked Tracy Watts, health care reform leader at Mercer, a major benefits consulting firm. And low-wage workers making more than about $15,900 won’t be eligible for the law’s Medicaid expansion, shutting down another possibility for get-ting covered. It’s not exactly the picture the administration has painted. The president por-trays his health care law as economic relief for strug-gling workers. “Let’s make sure that everybody who is out there working hard and doing the right thing, that they’re not going to go bankrupt because they get sick, that they’re going to have health care they can count on,” Obama said in a Chicago appearance last summer during the presi-dential campaign. “And we got that done.” White House senior communications advisor Tara McGuinness downplayed concerns. “There has been a lot of conjecture about what people might do or could do, but this hasn’t actually happened yet,” she said. “The gap between sky-is-falling predictions about the health law and what is happening is very wide.” The administration believes “most businesses want to do right by their employees and will con-tinue to use tax breaks to provide quality coverage to their workers,” she added. Health insurance is tax deductible for employers, and the health law provides additional tax breaks to help small businesses. Virtually all major employers currently offer health insurance, although skimpy policies offered to many low-wage workers may not meet the require-ments of the new law. 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LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDSUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 Classified Department: 755-5440 3C ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, MATHEMATICS Position#F999970 164 Duty Days–Tenure Track To Commence Fall Semester Teach Developmental Arithmetic, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra courses. Teach College Algebra, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Mathematics for Liberal Arts, Statistics, and Calculus. Work with others in Mathematics Department to develop and revise curriculum.Requires Master’s degree with minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in mathematics prefix courses.Ability to teach a variety of mathematics courses including Developmental Arithmetic, Beginning and Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, and potentially Statistics and Calculus. Experience in using technology in Mathematics. Ability to work well with others. Experience with or desire to teach distance-learning, online, and/or evening courses.Desirable Qualifications:College teaching experience. Ability to work with graphing calculators and TI-Navigator equipment. Willingness to explore Web based instruction, and multi-media presentational teaching technologies as well as a willingness to teach evening classes. SALARY: Based on degree and experience. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/27/13 Persons interested should provide College application, vita,and photocopies of transcripts.All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. Position details and applications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City,FL32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: FGCisaccredited by the Commissionon Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 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Huddleston, Superintendent05539348June 16, 2013 SECTION 001116INVITATION TO BIDTHE DISTRICTBOARD OF TRUSTEES OF FLORIDAGATE-WAYCOLLEGE WILLRECEIVE BIDS FOR THE FOLLOW: BUILD-ING 014, INTERIOR RENOVA-TIONS 2013FLORIDAGATEWAYCOLLEGELAKE CITY, FLORIDAFGC BID NUMBER: ITB#14-1-01ARCHITECT’S PROJECTNO. 1310Date & Time for Receiving Bids:August 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.Date, Time and Place for Pre-Bid Conference:All interested bidders are required to attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid con-ference to be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on July 23, 2013 on the main campus of Florida Gateway College, 149 S.E. College Place, Lake City, Florida, 32025. Conference will start in Room 103, Building 001.Place for Receiving Bids:Florida Gateway CollegeProcurement Department149 S.E. College PlaceLake City, Florida 32025-2007Hand delivered bids are to be pre-sented to: Florida Gateway College Procurement Department, Building 001, Room 130149 S.E. Staff WayLake City, Florida 32025-2007All bids must arrive and be date/time stamped by a Procurement represen-tative prior to the specified bid open-ing date/time. The College will not be responsible for postal or other de-livery service delays that cause a bid to arrive at Florida Gateway College after the designated bid opening date/time. Bids that are mailed must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope “ITB #14-1-01 BUILD-ING 014, INTERIOR RENOVA-TIONS 2013, FLORIDAGATE-WAYCOLLEGE, BID OPENING, AUGUST6, 2013”. Bids will be opened in a public bid opening in Room 103, Building 001, which is physically located at 143 S.E. Staff Way,Lake City, Florida 32025. Each Bidder shall submit one original and one copy of their bid paperwork in the sealed envelope.Contractors PrequalificationAll prime Contractors wishing to bid this project must be prequalified. Contractors who wish to submit a bid Legalon this project must prequalify with Florida Gateway College. To be con-sidered for prequalification, Contrac-tors must request, complete and sub-mit a prequalification package to the College. Prequalification packages may be obtained from the College’s Director of Procurement & Con-tracts, Tonia E. Lawson at 386-754-4226 or by email at Completed prequalification packages must be re-turned to Procurement Department which is located in Building 001, Room 130 not later that 4:00 PM lo-cal time July 16, 2013. The College will not be responsible for postal or other delivery service delays that cause a prequalification package to arrive in the Procurement Depart-ment after the designated date/time.Bid Documents Prepared By:Kail Partners, LLC, Architecture & InteriorsPO Box 359055Gainesville, Florida 32635-9055(352) 871-4935, danny@kailpart-ners.comProject Description:Demolition and renovation of the re-ception and office space at Building 014 a outlined in the Documents. The work includes, but is not limited to, demolition, cold-formed metal framing, carpentry, millwork, insula-tion, sealants, doors, frames, floor hardware, glazing, gypsum board, acoustical ceilings, vinyl base, car-peting, painting and miscellaneous specialties. Mechanical and Electri-cal work, renovations and alterations as outlined in the Documents.Right to Waive Irregularities and Technicalities:Florida Gateway College reserves the right to waive minor irregulari-ties and/or technicalities associated with this solicitation. The Director of Procurement & Contracts of Florida Gateway College shall be the final authority regarding waivers of irreg-ularities and technicalities05539409June 16, 23, 30, 2013 020Lost & Found Found Cat Black and white female. Vacintiy of 41 and Layton Near Huddle House. Call to identify 386-754-4418 or 288-1574 060Services Looking for a Caregiver position: Compassionate caring lady looking for a companion to look after 386-752-2281 ask for Linda 100Job Opportunities05539240Subcontractors Various trades needed: interior trim, framers, painters roofers, block & concrete, sheetrock hangers, finishers, and punch out, etc., work in & around the Lake City area. Must have liability $1 mil/$2 mil, Workers’comp, own vehicle and tools of the trade. Call Travis Lamonda Restoration Specialists (386) 438-3201 05539246Drivers-Competitive Pay & Benefits! Local, Regional & OTR jobs avail. Log, Aggregate & Live Bottom Drivers CDL-A, 2 yrs verifiable Apply online: 05539269State Veterans’ Domiciliary Home Lake City, Florida 149 bed ALF is accepting applications for the following position: Custodial Supervisor Apply on line at /logon.htmReq. #50001511 Call Kim Graham at 386-758-0600 ext. 1006 Closing Date is 6/19/2013 EEO/AAE E xperiencedMobile Home Warranty Service Tech wanted. Valid drivers license. Must be willing to travel. Experienced. in all phases of mobile home construction and repair. Will provide company truck and tools. 1-800-282-6513 Needed Experienced Grill Breakfast Cook. Daytime only 386-867-4242 or 965-7261 100Job Opportunities05539342$1,500Hiring BonusFlorida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc Is seeking DRIVERS In the White Springs area! Great Benefits include:*Home Daily*Health/Dental/Vision*401 K & Safety Bonuses All applicants must have:*Class ACDLwith Tanker Endorsements*2 yrs T/Texp or 1 yr T/Texp with cert from driving school*Must be 25 yrs or older Apply online 1-866-FLA-ROCK 05539349Administrative Assistant REQUIREMENTS: 5 yrs administrative assistant experience, advanced Microsoft Word & Excel skills, Excellent proofreading/ grammarskills and attention to detail. $12.02/hr APPLICATION Deadline: Wed 6/19 Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Insurance, and more. Apply at 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City, FL or Send resume to: employment@sv4cs.or g Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2225 EOE DRIVERS WANTED 2 yrs OTR Running SE Experience Required Warren Pine Straw 386-935-0476 Drivers: $1,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-3110 Kindergarten Teacher, Florida certified, experience preferred. Interested applicants should contact us at Epiphany Catholic School, 752-2320 Network Administrator We are looking for a motivated individual who is skilled in this area of Information Technologies. Who can work with our current systems and identify ways to make them more productive and profitable. The Network Administrator will ensure the continued stability, security, performance, operation, and recovery of our Networks, Software, Hardware, data, and Phone system. We are a private company that utilizes Microsoft Small Business Server 2010 and other Enterprise Application Software in addition to a Unix Server. Please Email your resume to: PART-TIME EXPERIENCED Fondant Cake Decorator as needed. Apply in person, 3525 NWBascom Norris Dr. Ste. 103 Quality Inn Now Hiring: Housekeeping position, P/TFront Desk position. Please apply in person 285 SWCommerce Blvd., LC Skips Deli is taking applications on 6/13 & 6/18 from 2-3pm for hard working, dependable smiling faces. Must be able to work Saturday’s. No phone calls please. WANTED Electrician & Experienced helper, must be able to drive and have own vehicles. If interested call 386-867-1004. 120Medical EmploymentDental Assistant Needed: Are you sincere and caring? Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere. If so, look no further. We’d love to have you join us in Lake City 3-4 days a week 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Experience is preferred. Please Fax resume to386-752-3122 120Medical EmploymentGREATOPPORTUNITY 180 bed, 5 STAR, 180 skilled nursing facility Social Service Director with FL license in SW, have at least 2 years experience in LTC preferred, great customer service, communication and computer and management skills. C.N.A.’s with 1-2 years experience in a skilled nursing facility. 1st and 2nd shift. Full time, excellent pay & benefits. Contact Staff Development, (386)362-7860 or come in person. Suwannee Health Care Center, 1620 Helvenston St., Live Oak, FL32064 Health Services Manager-LPN To oversee fast-paced health services dept Position involves: *Working w/children (birth 5) & pregnant women *Case/records mgmt *Supervise small staff *Work collaboratively w/ community health providers REQUIRED: Current LPN license, records mgmt & supervisor exp, strong computer & organizational skills; Pediatric health care exp preferred $35,368 plus excellent benefits package Hrs: Mon-Fri, 8a-4p APPLICATION Deadline: 7/5/13 Submit resume to: SV4Cs HR P. O. Box 2637, LC, 32056 ByE-mail: By Fax: 754.2220 EOE 240Schools & Education05537693Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $479next class9/16 /2013• Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class7/08/2013• LPN 9/16/2013 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies Free kittens to good home, orange and white, some with bob tails Litter trained, 8 weeks old, Contact 386-288-2504, 288-4481 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 Complete Dell Desktop $80.00 386-755-9984 or 386-292-2170 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Craftsman riding mower. 42” cut 15 hp Looks great Runs like new. $385 OBO 386-292-3927 Electric Garage Door 16x7 solid brown in color. Great Condition w/ 1 remote $300 Call 386-365-3271 Nice push mower. 22” cut Looks and runs great $95 386-292-3927 Whirlpool Washer & Dryer’ White, in good shape $235. 386-292-3927 450Good Things to EatCountry Skillit Home Cooking Breakfast Lunch & Dinner 6am-10pm, Daily Specials S 41/441 & 75 386-752-2800 630Mobile Homes forRent14 x70 2BD/2BAReal clean & good location.,$550 mo. $300 dep. No Pets 386-755-0064 or (904) 771-5924 2 & 3 BR MH. $400 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP 386-752-6422 3BR/2BADWMH on 1 acre private lot, 1st+last+dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. Contact 352-870-5144 WATERTOWN AREA 3br/2ba DW, Handicap accessible, $650 mth, $500 dep. Call 386-984-9634 leave a message 640Mobile Homes forSaleNew Palm Harbor Homes Mobile Condo $39,900 Delivered to your site model-center/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 ext 210 705Rooms forRent Room Furnished, Clean, TV, Fridge, Microwave, Cable, Interet, Laundry. Close in. Private w/ Enterence. For more information. Contact 386-965-3477 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent2/1 -1300 sqft, duplex w/ gargage. totally refurbished,W/D hook up, CH/A, $650 mth Lease Req. 386-965-2407 or 386-758-5881 2br/1ba duplex $650mth Plus Deposit Call 755-6867 ALandlord You Can Love! 2 br Apts $600. & up + sec. Great area. CH/Awasher/dryer hookups. 386-758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Gorgeous Lake View 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A $500 month & $500 deposit. No pets. 386-697-4814 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. 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 ForRent3 BR/1.5BA, Close to shopping $700 month & $700 deposit. Call 386-697-4814 3 BR/2 BA, 2,400 sq. ft., 290 SW Leisure Dr., Quail Heights, $1,200 mo. plus $1,000 sec. 386-752-6062 3/2, LR, DR, Fam Rm w/ fireplace; dbl garage; privacy fenced back yard. Nice neighborhood $1100 per month. 386-623-2848 BRICK 3 BR/2 BA, near Lake Montgomery, very clean CH&A, dishwasher, no pets, 1st + last, $950 mo. 386-965-0763 750Business & Office RentalsOakbridge Office Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 750Business & Office Rentals05538609CZl7ZVji^[jaD[[^XZHj^iZ ',%%hf[iHZXjg^in 8VbZgVhVcYe]dcZ hnhiZbegdk^YZY# 8dbejiZgcZildg`gZVYn# >ci]Z]ZVgid[AV`Z8^in 8Vaa?dZ(-+".(*"'-(' 0553916417,000 SQ FT+ WAREHOUSE 7Acres of Land Rent $1,500 mo.Tom Eagle, GRI (386) 961-1086 DCARealtor Medical, Retail and Professional Office space on East Baya near Old Country Club Rd. Call 386-497-4762 or 386-984-0622 (cell) Only $825/mth. Utilities furnished 2128 SWMain, Ste. 101 (386) 752-5035 7 days 7-7 ABar Sales, Inc. 805Lots forSale PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly 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 3BD/2BABrick home 2800 sqft. 2 car garage wheel chair friendly. Set on 3 fenced acres. High & dry Horizon & Lona. Has a in law quarter. $260,000 386-755-0927 820Farms & Acreage4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www Owner financed land 1/2 to 10 acre lots. Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 RECYCLE YOUR PAPER .,,$,++'Toplace your classified ad call




LIFE Sunday, June 16, 2013 Section D W e arrived in Dubrovnik, Croatia, midmorn ing. How beautiful! The coastline was amazing with its steep hills with the homes and apartments sitting on the hillsides, all white with red tile roofs, lush green land scaping, trees and bushes reflecting off of the bright blue waters. We were head ed for the Konavle Valley for a countryside bike ride and some wine tasting. Along the way, we made a photo stop where you could get good panoramic shots of Dubrovnik and the old city wall. Our guide, Pera, was great. She shared a lot of the coun trys history. It was sad Biking through bucolic Croatia Story ideas? Contact Robert Bridges Editor 754-0428 Lake City Reporter 1DLIFE By DEREK GILLIAM W hen County Manager Dale Williams took over management of county services, the price of gasoline was $1.21 and Columbia Countys operat ing budget was $7 million. Twenty-nine years pass and things change. Gas is often near $4 a gallon. The county operating budget is now about $56 million. But Williams is still the person responsible for making sure roads are passable and county services con tinue. In a job where the aver age tenure is just under 7 years, Williams stay is unusual. In fact, the Florida Association of Counties could name only one county manager who recently stayed as long. John Gallager, county administrator for Pasco County, guided Pasco County for 31 years, but he retired on May 31. Florida Association of Counties offficials do not keep track of tenure for managers, but could not name anyone who stayed in one place longer than Williams. The one thing you cant argue about is that tenure creates stability, Williams said. When Williams started in 1984, the county didnt have a zoning ordinance. He remembers when the county went to implement a zoning ordinance the line of people wanting to voice their concerns streached out into the parking lot of the court house. One thing I like about this job is its never dull, its never boring and its dynamic, Williams said. It changes day to day. Understanding how to communicate with all dif ferent types of people is important, Williams said. Listening to people is part of the job. Its a big part of the job. If Im talking with a guy that only had an eighth-grade education or Im talking to a guy that has two masters degrees, you still have to be able 29 years and counting DEREK GILLIAM/ Lake City Reporter County Manager Dale Williams reads his schedule in his office Friday. Columbia Countys top manager has seen plenty of change in nearly three decades on the job. COUNTY MANAGER TRAVEL TALES Sandy Kishton TRAVEL continued on 2D WILLIAMS continued on 3D 1DLIFE Lake City residents now have access to quality joint replacement surgery, close to home. Under the medical direction of Dr. Jeffrey Glenn, Lake City Bone and Joint offers many surgical options to the community from hip and knee replacement to partial knee replacement. Dr. Glenn is a board-certied orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery. To schedule an appointment, call 386-755-9720. 3140 NW Medical Center Lane, Suite 130, Lake City, FL 32055 Dr. Jeffrey Glenn is Lake Citys only board-certied Orthopedic Surgeon who is fellowship-trained in joint replacement surgery. Excellence. I B... J. Excellence. I B... J. Fireworks Start 9:20 p.m. Presenters Entertainment The Best Fireworks Display in North Florida Thursday, July 4, 2013 Anderson Columbia Advanced Disposal Baya Pharmacy CMS Columbia Bank Columbia County Tourist Development Council Comfort Inn First Federal Bank of Florida Hampton Inn Heritage Bank of the South Lake City Advertiser Lifeguard Ambulance Service Meridian Behavioral Healthcare New Millennium Ole Times Country Buet People's State Bank Potash Corporation Rountree Moore S&S Sav A Lot Texas Roadhouse TIMCO The Law Oce of Travis Koon, PLLC VyStar Wal Mart Co-Sponsors Columbia County Fairgrounds Sponsored by Stop N Go Board of County Commissioners City of Lake City Sponsored by Hosted by Title Sponsor Lake City Reporter Expanded kids area to includes: 6 bounce houses, 4 water slides, and a slip n slide unit! Entertainment Begins At 4:00 p.m. Entertainment lineup will be announced once nalized. VIP PARKING AVAILABLE $ 5 PER CAR No Coolers will be permitted inside the event area.


2D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 Everyone needs to protect state waters Vet recommends medical pot for pets pain By SUE MANNING Associated Press LOS ANGELES Until she introduced magic cheese to her sick and aging bulldog, Laura Bugni-Daniel watched him suf fer for two years. Hed spend his days lying down or throwing up. Today, at age 12, he plays like a puppy through the day, his fur is soft and he sleeps at night, soothed not by magic, but by the dose of marijuana in that cheese. Bugni-Daniel is part of a grow ing movement to give medical marijuana to pets in pain. Many urge caution until theres bet ter science behind it. But stories abound about changes in sick and dying pets after theyve been given cannabis even though it isnt a proven pain killer for man or mutt, and its an illicit drug under federal law despite being legal for people in 19 states and the District of Columbia. Leading the charge is Los Angeles veterinarian Doug Kramer, 36, known as the Vet Guru, who felt it was his duty to speak out while he has no family that would feel a verbal or finan cial backlash. I grew tired of euthanizing pets when I wasnt doing every thing I could to make their lives better, he said. I felt like I was letting them down. Pot eased his Siberian hus kys pain during her final weeks, after she had surgery to remove tumors. Not only did Nikita stop whimpering while using canna bis, but she started eating, gain ing weight and meeting him at the door again. It gave him six extra weeks with his dog before he had to euthanize her, he says. It wasnt a cure, but he thinks it freed her of pain and improved her last days. ome other vets contacted said they share Kramers view on pot, but they wouldnt talk on the record for fear of arrest or retali ation. Kramer hasnt lost any clients over his view, but he was asked not to return to some of the clinics where he volunteered or relieved other vets because of concerns over the negative image his advocacy creates, he said. Dr. Duncan Lascelles, a pro fessor of surgery and pain man agement at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, thought about study ing marijuana a decade ago. He didnt, not for lack of interest, but because the timing was wrong. I have been considering look ing at that field again because I think it does have a lot of poten tial, he said. He also figures those all-impor tant grants needed for research will be available now. Testing could take 10 years or more to be sure a pain killer will be effective and free of side effects, Lascelles said. Kramer said its unconscionable to let a decade pass, when millions of pets will die of illness and old age. Vets who want traditional testing point to a study by two Colorado animal hospitals that compared the number of dogs treated for what appeared to be accidental marijuana overdoses between 2005 and 2010 with increases in the number of mari juana licenses issued. As regis trations increased 146-fold, the number of sickened pets went up four-fold. Sometimes public sentiment and activity gets ahead of the sci entific background and that can be dangerous, said Barry Kellogg, senior veterinary adviser to the Humane Society of the United States. While two dogs with pot in their system died in the Colorado sur vey, hallucinogenic reactions may make dogs wobbly on their legs, raise their pulse and cause dribbly urine, said Dr. Karl Jandrey, an emergency and critical care vet at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of California, Davis. But pot clinic managers say that a proper dose of the drug will pre vent a bad reaction. Jessica LeRoux of Twirling Hippy Confections in Denver made custom treats that helped extend the life of her last service dog, a black Lab-border collie mix named Thor. I got the 15th year out of that relationship because of the prod uct I made for him, she said. Old or ailing pets who take cannabis usually experience an immediate boost in appetite and relief from pain. That lets them get around, relieve themselves without help, sleep better and enjoy their families until age or disease catches up, LeRoux said in explaining how the cannabis helps pets. At La Brea Compassionate Caregivers in Los Angeles, man ager Megan Hanley recommends a drop of liquid marijuana extract marketed as Companion Cannabis for every 10 pounds of dog. It can be spread on cheese or bread. Its a revolutionary product and response to it has been tre mendous in the last year, she said. Bugni-Daniel, in Divide, Mont., is allowed to have four marijuana plants under state law for her medical needs. She turns that into extract for her and Rabito. Marijuana has been like the fountain of youth for the American bulldog. Its really nice to see your sick pet, for his last moments or weeks or months, be happy and not real sick and dealing with needles and surgery, Bugni-Daniel said. TRAVEL: Bike ride in rural Croatia Continued From Page 1D hearing about the war with Serbia just 20 years ago. Somewhere along our bike ride we passed by a house that was abandoned and still had bullet holes on the front and the roof caved in from a mortar or bomb. This had a pretty big impact on me because I remembered hearing about it in the news when it was happening. Thats the first time Id experi enced anything like that history happening in my lifetime, not just some thing Id read about in a book. The house and winery where we started and finished our bike ride was newly rebuilt, but there was one area where you could still see the original stone structure that sur vived the war. Our stops on the bike ride included a bridge over two of the rivers for photo ops and an old monastery where an old monk (whos often grouchy) still lives, and sometimes you could get in to see the chapel and sometimes not. The door was locked, so we couldnt get in. The home sites along the way were very interest ing and in many stages of construction. But the land around them was always beautiful. There were a lot of pretty rose bushes. This area boasts a lot of agricul ture, mostly grapes, olives and figs. And most of the families that farm, farm for their own use. Their two main industries are agri culture and tourism. Our next stop was at the bottom of a hill, where we parked our bikes and walked up to a natural spring where we all filled up our water bottles with spring water. Then we spotted the waterfall and old mill house across the street and walked over there for some more pic tures. We rode through the vil lage of Gruda on our way through the cypress forest and back to the house and winery. We were able to get some rest while tasting some local wines. We start ed with a toast with some Grappa. I would compare it to our moonshine. Its basically what they called boiled alcohol not for sipping but shooting back. Next, Pera translated for us as the junior house mas ter (their title, not mine) welcomed us and intro duced us to his wines. We started with a white wine, Maristina. It was not bad, but I think we all liked the red far better. It was called Veritas, and was a blend of two different kinds of red. Crazily enough, a lot of the time Croatians mix their wine with either water or, believe it or not, Coke. (Uggh!) Croatia and this bike riding experience through the countryside was one of my favorite days. Sandy Kishton is a free lance travel writer who lives in Lake City. Contact her at Pets ASSOCIATED PRESS Dr. Douglas Kramer applies pain-relieving cannabis oil to his dog Mason in his mobile surgical truck in Los Angeles. Mason had undergone multiple surgeries to remove cancerous growths. Kramer is a leading advocate to make medical marijuana more widely available for treating pets. Others, however, urge caution until theres better science behind it. Online: Kramer: www.vetguru. com Companion Cannabis: www.companioncannabis. com HAPPENINGS Schneerer 65th anniversary Elmer C. and Dorothy I. Schneerer, of Lake City, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 19, 2013. Dorothy Irene Barber and Elmer Schneerer exchanged vows on June 19, 1948, in Cleveland, Ohio. They plan to celebrate their anniversary with fam ily and friends at home. The couple have five children, 12 grand children and four great-grandchil dren. The Schneerers have been residents of Lake City for 20 years. S ome people may argue that my opinions on this issue are rather harsh, and oth ers may say that they are not nearly harsh enough. But many people, along with state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, believe that the water issue is the most important long-range issue facing Florida. They believe that every Floridian has an obliga tion to protect our water resources for future gen erations. On the other hand, there are still many resi dents and snowbirds who have no intention of lifting a finger to become part of the solution. They use that finger, instead, to point to other people and groups. They want water permits to be repealed, farms to be abandoned, lawns and landscapes be left dry and unfertilized. They want government to step in, impose regulations, and take care of everything. It doesnt have to work that way. Hopefully, the majority of us want to find options that work for us individually, that are sci entifically based and that arent catch-all arbitrary rules and laws handed to us by policy makers. But it is absolutely imperative that each and every one of us comply with best man agement practices (BMPs) that limit the movement of pollutants to our waters. The lawn and landscape maintenance industry is complying. Any person who takes payment for working on your lawn or plantings must have a license to spray any insec ticide or herbicide, even over-the-counter soaps and oils. By Jan. 1, any person who applies fertilizer to your lawn or plants for pay must have a fertil izer application license. To obtain either of these licenses, the worker must receive training on safe and proper chemical use in the environment. You should request to see their license. Another major source of nutrient and pesticide pollution is agricultural crop production. The state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has developed BMPs for most agricul tural commodities, such as vegetable and row crops, cattle operations, nurser ies, horse farms, citrus and others. Implementing these BMPs is a key fac tor of agricultures environ mental stewardship role. FDACS has held off the state Legislature from imposing permitting requirements by offering to let growers and produc ers voluntarily sign up to implement BMPs. This continued support wont last, however, if participa tion does not improve. I encourage everyone with operations that add to the family income and are 5 to 5,000 acres or more to contact Mace Bauer, agri culture extension agent, at 752-5384 or by email at Learn about the process, what it takes to sign an intent to comply and how to become part of the solu tion. GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorest D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. 2DLIFE


By WAYNE PARRYAssociated PressWILDWOOD, N.J. — Hindsight will soon be punishable by a $25 fine in this Jersey Shore resort. Wildwood passed a law Wednesday night banning overly saggy pants on the boardwalk, prompted by numerous complaints from longtime visitors about having to see people’s rear ends hanging out in pub-lic. Subsequent violations of the law, which could take effect as early as July 2, could result in fines as high as $200, and 40 hours of community service. Civil libertarians say the law is unconstitution-al and predict it will be overturned if challenged in court. But Mayor Ernest Troiano Jr. said the issue is simple. “This is just adding a little bit of decency to our town,” he said. “It’s amaz-ing — and this is a pun — how far decency has fallen through the cracks.” Wildwood is a resort town near the southern-most tip of New Jersey. It is famous for its doo-wop ‘50s musical culture, its neon art-deco motels, and ridicu-lously wide beaches that are free — a rarity in New Jersey, which forces most other beachgoers to pay for the privilege. The law passed unanimously, and no one spoke against it. Several residents strongly supported the law. “It’s long overdue,” said Mary Erceg. “People who choose to dress like that offend any person. There has to be some common standard of decency. It offends all of us.” “We need it,” added resident Dennis Flynn. “This is our city. You have to respect it.” Known popularly as “sagging,” the trend origi-nated in the U.S. prison system, where inmates are not allowed to wear belts. It was popularized by hip-hop artists and embraced by youths. Authorities in suburbs of New Orleans, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami and Jacksonville, Fla., are among those who have passed laws banning overly droopy pants. Bathing suits are already prohibited for both sexes on the Wildwood board-walk, unless covered up by other clothing. City Commissioner Pete Byron said the city is not trying to be the fashion police. “There’s a line that gets crossed between being a fashion statement and being obnoxious,” he said. “Families can feel threat-ened.” Page Editor: Jim Barr, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013 3D By JAY REEVESAssociated PressBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — It feels like Birmingham finally is emerging from the shadows cast by the ugly racial violence of 1963. Long haunted by blackand-white newsreel footage of the fire hoses and police dogs city leaders turned on blacks demonstrating for civil rights, the city has a new vibe that’s generat-ing buzz all its own 50 years later. Birmingham’s culinary scene is a jewel, with nationally known chefs and restaurants, and decades of white flight are giving way to people moving into flats and condominiums with bare brick walls in once-vacant downtown buildings. The tables are full at trendy bars and bistros nestled in old brick mercantile buildings. The city’s minor league baseball team relocated this season from the sub-urbs and is drawing big crowds to a new downtown stadium that opens to Birmingham’s skyline. It’s across the street from an urban park built on what was an unsightly lot strewn with weeds and gravel along railroad lines. Combine all that with a thriving nightclub scene, new craft breweries and an entertainment district that has started opening, and suddenly Birmingham is becoming a hot spot for residents and visitors alike. BY MELISSA RAYWORTHAssociated PressDebbie Corrigan will turn 55 this year. A baby boomer with children and grandchildren, she loves researching her family his-tory. Last year, Corrigan, of Winchester, Va., wanted to cre-ate something permanent out of her research — a tangible repre-sentation of her family tree that could hang on a living room wall. But nothing she found was quite right. “When I did some searching on the Web to see what was being done for family trees, you’d see all these family trees that looked like real trees,” she says. “I wanted to make something people could give their kids that their kids would actually want to hang on a wall.” So Corrigan used her computer to design her own modern family tree. Relatives liked it so much, they asked her to design ones for them, and soon she began offering her services on the craft website as a researcher and designer of graphic family trees. Many of her customers are fellow baby boomers seeking to illustrate their personal histories in creative ways. Some make printed books and wall art to cel-ebrate their past. The website has become a popular destination for creating personal books that pre-serve thoughts and memories. “There’s something really powerful about the printed book” to baby boomers, in particular, says Brenna Lewis, head of marketing and products at Blurb. Young enough to use web-based tools enthusiastically, they’re also old enough to appreciate the value of a tangible, hard copy. Many boomers, Lewis says, are creating impressive, coffee-table books of their own photos, accompanied by long paragraphs of text, or personal cookbooks detailing favorite family recipes and memories. Some write about the life lessons they want to teach the next generation. Others chronicle their recollections of the moments captured in old family photos. Children of aging boomers are also using Blurb and similar web-sites to create history books for their families, interviewing their parents and grandparents to pre-serve their wisdom. Finding raw material is easier than ever: Along with writing out their personal thoughts, many boomers are using tools like to gather copies of census forms, military records, and other data that can be used in books or works of art. “Technology has absolutely been a game-changer for fam-ily history. It has made global records available from the com-fort of your home,” says’s family historian Michelle Ercanbrack. With all this data and a lifetime of experiences to share, the cre-ative options are unlimited. Here are three relatively easy and inex-pensive projects that make great vehicles for preserving history and knowledge, and also could be memorable gifts for relatives and friends:Project 1: Photo Book With Lengthy CaptionsMany websites, including and, offer easy-to-use templates for creating photo books. Choose one that offers customizable pages with plenty of room for text. Choose a focus for the book, perhaps zeroing in on images from a particular period of your life or one specific place you lived. Then write long captions related to these photos, sharing personal observations and details with future generations. Another option: Schedule a photo session with your extended family, and then write your recol-lections about what was happen-ing in your life and in the world when each family member was born, or what you’d like each person to know about your life as they grow up. Pair the best photos from the shoot with your observations to create a keep-sake book for the family.Project 2: Graphic Family Tree with AnnotationsGenealogy websites can provide family tree data. Once your research is done, use your imagi-nation to decide how to lay out the information. Surf websites like to find an artist to help you design your tree, or just browse for inspiration. Consider collaborating with artistic fam-ily members, and perhaps even getting grandkids involved in the research or design work. Go back as far as you can, adding brief details or photos of each ancestor. And pair the graphic family tree with a booklet of nota-tions about things that were hap-pening in local or world history at the time each person was born, and how these events might have affected their lives.Project 3: Family CookbookGather recipes from relatives or provide your own, perhaps focusing on dishes you loved as a child or ones you remem-ber family members cooking on long-ago special occasions. Add paragraphs that detail your recol-lections. What was happening in your life when you first tried or most enjoyed each dish? Add photos of each finished recipe and also photos of family members from the era the dish-es were served at your house. Printing can be done inexpen-sively and instantly at FedEx/Kinko’s, or more impressively through a personal publishing website like Blurb. Creative projects for passing down memories Saggy pants on boardwalktaboo in New Jersey town ASSOCIATED PRESSA young man wears saggy pants on the Wildwood, N.J. boardwalk. The Wildwood city council has passed an ord inance regulating how people dress on its boardwalk, in cluding a prohibition on pants that sag more than 3 inches b elow the hips, exposing either skin or underwear. BABY BOOMERS Many boomers seek ways to preserve personal histories. This undated photo provided by shows a custo m cover of an “In Memory of” album. Albums like this can be used to capture a family member’s personal history in photos and words. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOSThis undated photo provided by shows a hero collage poster. Baby boomers are using tools like to gather pieces of their family history and c reate original works of art from the data they find. Once dying, Birmingham suddenly has trendy vibe ASSOCIATED PRESSDowntown buildings provide a backdrop along the walkw ay at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Ala. The city has a new vibe that’s generating buzz 50 years after the racial unrest of 1963 gave it a lasting stigma. WILLIAMS: 29 years on the job Continued From Page 1Dto communicate,” Williams said. “That, is something you can’t go to school and learn.” The most unusual job responsibility Williams undertakes -and the one most people don’t even know about -is dispos-ing of unclaimed human remains. Once in the late 1980s, a native Guatemalan died on I-75 in Columbia County. He had no family in America so Williams contacted the Guatemalan embassy in Miami. “It was so remote, that I am told by the embassy, they literally had to send a runner from one location to where this person lived becasue there was no other form of communication,” Williams said. When the family was notified, they thanked the carrier but said they had no means to bring the dead man home. The responsibility of arranging funeral ser-vices fell to Williams. “Job’s not boring,” Williams said. “Remember, I told you now.” 3DLIFE


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DEAR ABBY: I am writing you not because of a problem, but because of two special people in my life. I have two daughters, both in their 20s. They are well-educated and happy. I adore them. My wife and I consider ourselves lucky to be their parents. We never pushed them toward goals or to succeed, but they are self-motivated and confident. I have come to the conclusion that some of us are quite blessed. I’d like you to know that at least two parents in this world realize that we are, and that we count our bless-ings. I am older now, and my relationship with my daughters continues to mature and grow. Older age has its joys, too – some far deeper than I had ever imagined. -AN APPRECIATIVE FATHER IN OREGON DEAR APPRECIATIVE FATHER: Thank you for writing an “upper” of a let-ter. Your daughters didn’t turn out so well by magic, and congratulations to you and your wife for what was obviously successful par-enting. I would like to wish you a very happy Father’s Day and offer the same to fathers everywhere -birth fathers, stepfathers, adop-tive fathers, foster fathers, and those caring men who mentor children and fill the role of absent fathers. ** ** ** DEAR ABBY: My son is married to a wonderful young woman, “Dana,” and they have a small baby. Dana suffered a brain inju-ry years ago that left her somewhat developmentally delayed. Until the baby was born, it wasn’t much of an issue, but it is becoming apparent that Dana is not always able to parent the child appropriately. (She will leave her on a table to get a diaper, doesn’t feed her according to sched-ule and doesn’t dress her warmly in cold weather.) My son takes care of things when he’s home, but he works every day. When I think of my own daughter’s development, I see that Dana is operating at approximately a middle-teen level even though she’s 28. Can you advise what I can do to ensure my granddaughter is safe? -LOVES DANA DEAR LOVES DANA: If Dana would leave the baby on a table while she went to get a diaper, would she also leave the baby in a tub while she went to answer a phone? If you haven’t voiced your concerns to your son, please do because your granddaugh-ter could be seriously injured. ** ** **DEAR ABBY: My wife of 37 years is calling out another man’s name and moving her lips in her sleep. I don’t recognize the name and I believe it might be someone she works with. Should I be concerned? -SLEEPLESS IN TEXAS DEAR SLEEPLESS: You should be curious, but sleep-talking is not necessarily indicative of romance. If you haven’t already, ask her who the man of her dreams is. She could be mumbling the name of an old boyfriend from high school or that of a beloved pet from child-hood. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): Make changes, but before doing so discuss your plans with anyone who may be affected by your choices. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Speak up, share your thoughts and most of all take control and follow through with your plans. Good ideas coupled with hard work and patience will ensure that you excel in your plans. Love is in the stars. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Do something that will make you feel good about what you have to offer. Giving back to an organiza-tion or cause you feel akin to will help you get a clear-er vision regarding what you should do personally or professionally. ++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Make practical chang-es to your domestic envi-ronment that will ensure you are not going to be stressed out over finances. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): An unpredictable approach to whatever you do will keep someone in check who is trying to put demands on you. Don’t cave under pressure when you should be taking control and following a path that suits your needs. +++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Participating in a com-munity event, a challenge or a cause you believe in will lead to interest-ing friendships, love and romance or a new and improved attitude and view of a situation you face with a colleague or partner. +++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Don’t let anyone pres-sure you or cause you to second-guess your next move. Indulge in some-thing that interests you or develop a plan that will take you in a new direc-tion. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Get involved in activi-ties and you will discover information that will help you move forward with a unique project. Your mem-ory will serve you well, allowing you to reconnect with someone from your past that has something to offer you now. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t make assumptions, especially where money is involved. Dig deep and find out the exact figures and facts required to make a sound decision. ++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22Jan. 19): A sudden change in your status or reputa-tion will occur if you make an impulsive decision regarding your personal life. Don’t make changes without considering all the pros and cons. ++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18): Take on a chal-lenge that will get you moving and test your skills. Broaden your hori-zons through experiences you encounter and by dealing with people try-ing to accomplish similar personal goals. Open your mind to new possibilities and lifestyles. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Money is heading your way from an unusual source. Love is high-lighted, and sharing with someone you feel emotion-ally in tune with will bring about changes as well as demands. 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Winner agrees to publication of name, hometown and photograph. An announcement of the winner will appear in the Lake City Reporter. The name of the winner will not be given out by telephone. Judges decision is final. Contest coordinator will not enter into any written or oral discussion about the contest judges or awarding of the prize. Employees of the Lake City Reporter (and their immediate families and members of their household) are not eligible. 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