The Lake City reporter

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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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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM LOCAL New member sworn in at CCSO, 2A. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 130 TODAY’S WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4ACops . . . . . . . 3AObituaries . . . . . 5AAdvice & Comics . . 4B Puzzles . . . . . . . 3B ENTERTAINMENT Round three of Country Showdown this weekend at SOSMP, 6A. 92 70 Storm chance, 2A Running is release for city clerk, 8A. + PLUS >> Fort White man killed in morning crash See Page 3ALOCALGators’ Driskel ready for ‘14 season See Page 1BSPORTSCHS Class of 1954 celebrates 60 years See Page 8ACOMMUNITY By SARAH As Florida lawmakers prepare to redraw the congressional map beginning Thursday, state and local officials question whether Columbia County will remain completely in District 3. Districts 5 and 10 were ruled illegal in July because they violated the “Fair Districts” amendment voted adopted in 2010, and now legislators are meeting in a special eight-day session starting Thursday to redraw them. Of necessity, other dis tricts wil have to be redrawn as well. Circuit judge Terry Lewis ordered on Friday that the new map be used for the coming elec tion. The Florida Legislature laid out plans Monday to make minimal changes to the districts. Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, Will county be split?NEW CONGRESSIONAL MAP As lawmakers meet Thursday to redraw maps, northern half of county could go to District 5. MORE INSIDE Q Readers speak up on splitting Columbia County. COLUMBIA continued on 7A MEGAN REEVES/ Lake City ReporterBack to school for Belmont Academy 9th, 10th graders added to charter school in 2nd year.By MEGAN Belmont Academy Charter School opened its doors Monday, which is about two weeks earlier than the rest of the district, in hopes of giving students a head start on the learning process. “The more time students are out of school, the more time they have to forget about what they learned the previous year,” Principal Michael Cady said. “So the earlier we can start, the better.” At Belmont, administrators, teachers, stu dents and parents all have one thing in common: the desire for suc cess. The K-8 com bination charter school, which opened for the school year Monday, received an “A” rating for the 2013-14 school year, which was the first year the academy was open for enroll ment. The academy was also ranked number 13 out of 109 combination charters in the state of Florida, and will be accredited by June 2015.‘High behavioral expectations’Principal Michael Cady said the school — students, teachers and administration — has worked very hard to achieve these goals, and cred its the success to the unique educa tion model it employs. “We have high academic expec tations as well as high behavioral expectations,” he said. “Research shows you can’t have one without the other, and we are very committed BELMONT continued on 7A ABOVE: Belmont Academy Assistant Principal Ron Barker (left) and Principal Michael Cady stand in a covered walkway that leads to the outdoor cafeteria. The walkway was built by grandparents and parents of Belmont students. PHotos by Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterJake Rush (left) shakes the hand of U.S. Rep Ted Yoho (R-Gainesvi lle) following the Florida Gateway College Candidates Forum at the c ol lege’s Wilson S. Rivers Library & Media Center Monday night. The fo rum was broadcast on public access television and streamed liv e on YouTube. The forum continues tonight with county commission and c ity council candidates. BATTLE FOR CONGRESSYoho, Rush go toe to toeBy TONY Candidates for the U.S. Congressional seat in Florida’s Third District, who have been throwing barbs at one another for the past few weeks, toned down their messages during a Monday night political forum and pretty much stuck to the issues. U.S. Rep Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, and challenger Jake Rush, a Gainesville law yer also seeking the Republican nomination for District 3, were two of nine candidates who appeared Monday night during Candidate Forum 2014 at Florida Gateway College. The event was aired live on public access television. Candidates seeking the school board District 1 and District 3 seats, the county attorney post and U.S. Third Congressional District seat were featured. The forum will continue at 7 p.m. tonight when county com mission District 2 and 4, as well as city council Districts 10 and 14 will be featured. Yoho and Rush spoke about the possible impeachment of President Obama, the national debt, reining in federal spend ing, the conflict in Gaza and who they were as politicians. Rush said he has seen the encroachment of government and that it needs to stop. He said if elected his focus will be the economy, jobs and stability. Yoho said his top priorities are the national debt, jobs and border security. The Rush-Yoho portion of the forum was quicker paced as the two candidates answered ques tions from the moderator, Lake City Reporter editor Robert Bridges, listened to their oppo nent’s reply and in some cases offered a rebuttal. Candidates for the Columbia County Attorney post, Joel Forum moderator and Lake City Reporter editor Robert Bridges (left) is seen next to Mike McKee, forum host and FGC executive director of media and public information. FORUM continued on 7A


2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 WASHINGTON James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73. We are heartbroken to share the news that our beloved Jim Bear Brady has passed away after a series of health issues, Bradys family said in a statement. His wife, Sarah, son, Scott, and daughter, Missy, are so thankful to have had the opportunity to say their farewells. Brady died at a retire-ment community in Alexandria, Virginia, where he lived with his wife. He suffered a bullet wound to his head in the assassination attempt out-side the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30, 1981. Although he returned to the White House only briefly, he was allowed to keep the title of presiden-tial press secretary and his White House salary until Reagan left office in January 1989. 7a 1p 7p 1a 6 a LAKE CITY ALMANA C SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the a r ea on a scale f r om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The W eather Channel. SPONSORED B Y City THE WEA THER WEA THER HIST O R Y Pensacola T allahassee Panama City V aldosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville T ampa W est Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key W est TEMPERA TURESNor mal high Nor mal low PRECIPIT A TIONMonth total Y ear total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI 5 06 07 08 09Wednesday Thursday Cape Canaveral 92/76/ts 91/77/ts Daytona Beach 93/74/ts 93/74/ts Fort Myers 93/77/ts 93/77/ts Ft. Lauderdale 87/69/ts 91/63/ts Gainesville 92/72/ts 92/72/ts Jacksonville 93/74/ts 92/74/ts Key West 92/82/ts 91/82/ts Lake City 92/72/ts 92/72/ts Miami 88/68/ts 92/62/ts Naples 85/68/ts 91/62/ts Ocala 92/73/ts 91/73/ts Orlando 94/78/ts 94/77/ts Panama City 91/78/ts 87/78/ts Pensacola 89/78/pc 88/78/ts Tallahassee 95/73/ts 93/73/ts Tampa 92/79/ts 92/78/ts Valdosta 95/72/ts 94/72/ts W. Palm Beach 86/68/ts 91/62/ts94/70 92/74 92/70 94/72 90/74 88/77 92/72 90/76 90/74 92/77 90/76 92/76 86/76 86/76 92/76 85/79 88/76 90/81 A couple warm temperatures (one air and one water) were recorded on this date in history. First, Ice Harbor Dam in Washington did not live up to its name when someone recorded an air temperature in the harbor of 118 degrees to tie a state record in 1928. Also, the SS Frankenfels recorded a water temperature of 96 degrees in the Persian Gulf in 1924. High Monday Low Monday 91 99 in 1899 66 in 1901 87 72 73 Monday 0.00" 0.61" Test 29.99" 0.81" 6:51 a.m. 8:20 p.m. 6:52 a.m. 8:20 p.m. 3:33 p.m. 1:38 a.m.Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 25 Sept 2 Full Last New First Quarter Quarter Sunrise today Sunset today Sunrise tom. Sunset tom. Moonrise today Moonset today Moonrise tom. Moonset tom. Record high Record low Normal month-to-date Normal year-to-date TUE92 70 WED92 70 THU92 72 FRI92 72 SAT90 72WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon 93 91 91 91 93 87 87 73 66 66 72 69 73 73Actual high Actual low Average high Average low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Tuesday, Aug. 5 Tuesday's highs/Tuesday night's low 9 Very High mins to burn 15Slight chance of storms Slight chance of storms Chance of storms Chance of storms Chance of storms 2:28 a.m.HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO34.51" 4:32 p.m.Forecasts, data and graphics WSI Cuba abuzz over news of US travelers programHAVANANews that the U.S. government quietly contracted young Latin Americans to travel to Cuba for political purposes under the guise of health and civic programs was the talk of the town in Havana and the Cuban diaspora Monday, eliciting both criticism and praise for the secret program. In Cuba, some who heard about it from state TV called it objectionable, if not necessarily surprising. I dont know what to tell you. Its one of so many imperialist aggressions, so many years that they have been trying to bring down the revolution, said Elio Morales, a 19-year-old refinery worker. Theyve been trying all kinds of things for 50 years to bring down the revolution, and it hasnt fallen. Other Cubans backed efforts by the U.S. Agency for International Development and its contractors to support civil society on the island. Good for USAID! dissident writer and photographer Orlando Luis Pardo said via Twitter. The world must foster the rights of the Cuban people, abolished by the Castro regime and their allies. An Associated Press investigation published Monday revealed that under the Obama administration program, nearly a dozen travelers were sent undercover to Cuba to try to identify and ultimately groom a new generation of political activists. According to one document obtained by the AP, a goal was to put pressure on the government. In one case, a group of visitors organized an HIV-prevention workshop described as a ruse to conceal the political nature of their work. In Cuba, the early newscast showed AP video of the investigation. It included footage of two Cubans interviewed by the AP, but not audio of their comments. This program of traveler agents, like ZunZuneo, form part of a multimillion-dollar effort by USAID to effect change in countries that are politically inconvenient for Washington, broadcaster Cristina Escobar said. The afternoon news also led with the story, but without commentary. Cuban authorities have not commented publicly. Cuban-American Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart likened U.S. government efforts aimed at engaging Cuban civil society to Cold War-era attempts to promote democracy in the former Soviet Bloc. Efforts ... to find creative ways for the Cuban people to communicate with each other and with the outside world, are precisely the types of activities that the United States must vigorously pursue in closed societies, Diaz-Balart said in a statement. Scripture of the Day Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. Ashley Smith Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish itthe Lord is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known. Jeremiah 33:2-3 Correction Thought for Today If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at Submissions Due to incorrect information provided by the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, the address of Jeffrey Brown was incorrectly reported in Sundays article on the Eastern Equine Encephalitis outbreak. He lives at 161 NW The Lords Court. The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news stories. If you have a question, comment, or concern, please contact the editor. COURTESYNew CCSO memberIn a ceremony Friday, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in Jessica Smith to the Columbia County Sheriffs Office as a Detention Deputy. Detention Deputy Smith will be assigned to the Detention Division as a detention officer. Winning Lottery Numbers Cash 3: (Monday) 4-8-4 Play 4: (Monday) 2-3-6-5 Fantasy 5: (Sunday) 2-4-6-14-30 Associated Press HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 3A By MEGAN A Lake City man was arrested Thursday after punching a woman eight months pregnant with his child in the stomach, deputies said. Jermey Denlento Rice, 22, was charged with aggravated battery as police say it was obvious the woman was pregnant. According to an arrest report, Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Kirby responded to 137 NW Helen Drive in reference to a dis turbance. When he arrived, he spoke with Rice and the woman, who live at the address together. The two also share a 1-year-old. When Kirby asked the woman how she was feeling she said she had general stomach pain and felt dehydrated. Emergency Medical Services responded to evaluate and she was soon released, the report said. The woman told Kirby that the assault happened as she was leav ing the house to braid a family member’s hair. She said Rice told her she couldn’t leave because laun dry and other tasks needed to be done first, the report said. Rice was standing in the doorway when she tried to leave, so she pushed him. Rice pushed her back and she fell on the bed, the report said. Rice told Kirby that he and the woman were arguing about finances when he asked her to wait until the next day to do her family member’s hair so that she could work around the house, the report said. He said he only pushed her because she first pushed him. A witness, who also lives at the address, said Rice had been in a verbal argument with the woman when he pulled her back into the house by her hair. The witness said that the woman proceeded to bite Rice on his chest in an attempt to get away. The witness confirmed that Rice did push the woman on the bed before getting on top of her and hit ting her in the stomach, the report said. When Kirby asked Rice whether he had been bitten he denied it, showing the officer his the left side of his chest. Because Kirby had not specified where the bite was located, he was able to confirm the witness’s story was true. Police contacted an operator at the Florida Department of Children and Families, who said they will be opening an investigation. Rice was arrested and transport ed to Columbia County Jail without incident. He was released Friday on a $5,000 bond. Man arrested for punching pregnant woman, CCSO says Rice nnrnnrnrr n n rnn 1005 W. Howard St. Live Oak, FL 32060 State Farm, Home Oce, Bloomington, ILWe all feel the same commitment to care for our families. Helping you meet your insurance needs is part of my commitment to you. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.CALL ME TODAY.0907504.1 Family is why we do it all. John Burns III, Agent 234 SW Main Boulevard Lake City, FL 32056 Bus: 386-752-5866 Construction/Debris Containers Available 755-7060 15 yd. 20 yd. 30 yd. 40 yd. Delivered to your job site today By MEGAN A Lake City man was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Saturday after drunkenly charging at his roommate with a metal pole. After police allowed him to leave the scene, he came back and began another argument, result ing in his arrest. Upon Columbia County Sheriff’s Officer Scott Staley’s arrival to 819 NW Winfield Street, 54-year-old Ossie Dewayne Crusaw told him that he was intoxicated because he had been drinking beer at a church social. As the roommate told police that Crusaw was severely intoxicated and had tried to hit him with a metal pole, Crusaw ran outside and began yelling and screaming, according to an arrest report. Staley reported that Crusaw smelled of alcohol and ignored his requests asking him to calm down. He contin ued to yell obscenities and threats at his roommate and was soon handcuffed, the report said. Crusaw’s roommate said that the argument hadn’t been big, but that Crusaw’s drunkenness made him violent. After charging and swinging a large white pole at him, the roommate said he called 911, which made Crusaw put the pole down, the report said. Staley agreed to let Crusaw leave the residence if he agreed to not return until Sunday, when he would be sober. According to the report, he left on a bicycle heading west on Weinfield Street. About three minutes after the officer left the scene, he received a call that Crusaw had returned to the address and was continuing to argue with his roommate, supposed ly threatening him for calling police. Staley reported back to the scene and arrested Crusaw, who was charged with aggravated assault and violation of probation and transported to the Columbia County Jail where he is being held without bond. Report: Man charged roommate with pole Crusaw By MEGAN A Lake City man was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Sunday after attempting to sexual ly assault a woman who had given him a ride home from the store. Officers of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Northeast Washington Street and Northeast Track Drive when they learned that an unidentified female victim had been physically and sexually assaulted by Willie James Shade, 28. According to CCSO Public Information Officer Murray Smith, the woman had been giving Shade a ride after he had gone to the store when he attempted to have sex with her. She told police there was somewhat of a physical altercation before he left her vehicle. The woman called and gave police a description which resulted in the iden tification of Shade as the offender. Shade was arrest ed and charged with bat tery and lascivious conduct and transported to the Columbia County Jail. He is being held on $210,000 bond. Local man arrested for sexual assault Shade TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterFort White man killed in crashJosh Shook, of Jim’s Auto Service, secures a motorcycle involve d in a Monday morning fatal crash, onto the back of a flatbed wrecker. Wesley L. Zwick, 47, of Fort White, was driving south on Sta te Road 247 around 10:50 a.m. when he crossed the center line and struck a dump truck head-on, accordi ng to FHP. The dump truck, driven by Leonard Harrington, 61, of Lake CIty, overturned, spilling its load of lime rock Zwick was pronounced dead at the scene, FHP said. Harrington sustained minor injuries and was not transporte d by EMS, according to reports. From staff reports A St. Petersburg man, arrested early Monday morning, faces indecent exposure charges and drug possession charges after a sheriff’s deputy reportedly saw the man relieving him self in front of Taco Bell at 12:20 a.m. Adam Daniel Schwartz, 31, was charged with inde cent exposure, driving while license suspended and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana in connection with the case. He was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center on $2,000 bond. According to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reports, Deputy Lesli Strait was travel ing on US Highway 90 and saw a man standing in front of Taco Bell, without a shirt, urinating. Strait spoke to the man, identified as Schwartz, who was now in his car and try ing to leave and asked him why he was urinating in a public place. Schwartz reported ly replied, “I was getting some Taco Bell and they were closed inside... they (workers) said they would not tell anybody.” While speaking to Schwartz, Strait reported she could smell a strong marijuana smell coming from his vehicle and asked him to step out of the vehi cle and search it. When Strait told Schwartz she could smell marijuana he reportedly said, “My bowl might be in here.” A search of the vehi cle revealed a zip-lock bag with clusters of mar ijuana on the passenger floor. Strait also reportedly found numerous “roach es” in the vehicle ashtray, “blunt wrappers” and a marijuana grinder. Schwartz was read his constitutional rights and agreed to talk to authori ties, telling them the mari juana belonged to him and said, “how can I be so stu pid,” reports said. Photographs were taken of the marijuana and placed into evidence and Schwartz was taken to jail without incident, reports said. Man faces charge of indecent exposure Schwartz CCSO: St. Petersburg man caught relieving himself near Taco Bell. From staff reports Branford Camera Club will hold a Mat and Frame Workshop on Thursday, Aug. 21 at Hatch Park Community Center, 403 SE Craven St., Branford, at 6:30 p.m. A representative from Harmon's Photo Labs in Gainesville will be the guest speaker. Sample pieces of mat board and small mat cutters will be available to offer hands-on experience. The workshop is free and open to the public. Entry applications for the Fall Photo Show and Branford Camera Club membership applications will be available at the meeting. For more information, call Carolyn Hogue at 386-9352044. Framing your photos


T arrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2013. A resident who had recently traveled to Wichita, Kan., where 11 measles cases have been verified, was apparently exposed to the high-ly contagious disease while attend-ing a softball tournament early this month. Unfortunately, more than 30 other Texans who attended the event may have been exposed as well. According to the Centers for Disease Control, measles is the most deadly of all childhood rash/fever illnesses. It is highly commu-nicable, meaning it can spread eas-ily through coughing and sneezing, even breathing in close contact with an infected person. It also can take up to three weeks to incubate, sometimes making it difficult to determine when or where a person contracted the ill-ness. But the virus is almost entirely preventable by way of an easily obtained vaccine, usually administered just after a child’s first birthday. Since 1963, the measles vaccine has been in wide use, leading to a greater than 99 percent reduction in confirmed cases in the U.S. Still, many Americans wrongly assume that such illnesses are vestiges of less enlightened times and all but nonexistent. As a result, many fail to get their kids the vac-cines that can ensure that these diseases do indeed remain things of the past. Similarly, a recent anti-vaccination movement advanced by some scientists and celebrities reportedly found a link between vaccines and autism in children. But such theo-ries have repeatedly been proven wrong. The state of Texas requires K-12 students to be immunized for cer-tain preventable diseases, measles among them. Parents still have several weeks to get children vaccinated before the school year begins. And while it is tempting for some to suggest that the measles out-break conspicuously coincides with the influx of Central American chil-dren to the Texas border, there is no evidence to substantiate a link. The real concern for Americans everywhere should be getting their own kids vaccinated by September. To the Editor: It really appears that unemployment has only improved to 6+% in the last few years. Is it possible that the few shovel-ready jobs are going to illegal immigrants? The president and government are allowing them to stay. They are given food, shelter and ben-efits that we pay for. Some get jobs that we need for our legal citizens. If the illegals were not here, how many jobs would be open? Many wouldn’t like the type of work, but with fewer workers higher pay would be offered. As an employer, if I can hire someone for $8.00 an hour or one for $10.00 to do the same work, why hire the $10.00. If there were no $8.00 an hour workers, I’d have to hire the $10.00 an hour person. Mr. President, send the illegals home and then we will have job openings for the $10.00 an hour jobs needed for US Citizens! Irv CrowetzLake City OPINION Tuesday, August 5, 2014 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 Emily Lawson, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman ANOTHER VIEW 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: P resident Obama wants to lash “corporate deserters” — companies that move overseas to avoid U.S. taxes — with penalties and addi-tional regulations. It is another case of the president trying to pit Americans against one another instead of supporting an economy that would offer more jobs and opportuni-ties for everyone. Decrying a lack of “corporate patriotism” may sound good on the campaign stump, but if the president was genuinely interested in keeping American companies from shifting operations overseas, he would attack the country’s tax burden. The nation’s 35 percent corporate tax rate is the h ighest in the industrial world, and even though exempt ions allow some companies to pay considerably less, the U.S. tax rate remains unduly burdensome, precisely the r eason more companies are moving abroad. As The Wall Street Journal points out, when state taxes are added, the average corporate tax rate in the United States is 40 percent, double the average in Europe. Small wonder companies look for relief.Since 1983, according to the Congressional Research Service, 76 companies have moved their corporate he adquarters from the United States — 47 in the past de cade. The Journal reports 19 such deals in the past year.What is even more important than “corporate patriotism” is that American companies be able to compete on the global market. It is hard to do that with the most stifling tax rate on Earth. The Obama administration has given lip service to tax reform, but invariably ties it to additional spending measures. But genuine reform could ignite the economy.S&P Capital IQ, a financial research firm, analyzed what would happen if Congress cut the rate by 10 per-cent. It calculated the nation would create 10 million jobs, which would more than offset the loss in federal revenue. The study said companies would move operations from overseas and invest more in U.S. operations. Michael Thompson of S&P, who oversaw the research, told The Daily Ticker: “This would be a game-changer. If the United States were one of the most competitive tax domiciles in the developed world, how would that change the math in a CEO’s or a CFO’s head? It would change it a lot.” Walter Galvin, former chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers’ Tax Committee, points out another folly of the nation’s corporate taxes. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, he wrote, “American businesses are taxed on a worldwide basis regardless of where in the world revenue is earned. This means U.S. multinationals pay taxes twice, first to the foreign country in which they do business and then to the U.S. ...” It seems to us that “corporate patriotism” should mean making American businesses as strong as pos-sible. The president — and Congress — should stop looking for scapegoats and get serious about corporate tax reform.Flogging corporate desertersLETTERS TO THE EDITOR ‘Tell Momma not to worry,’ he wrote home from WWI This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. The U.S. counted 116,516 war dead. But the sacrificed life of one soldier lives on through his letters home. P vt. Maudie A. Miller wrote a lot of letters from his part of the war, the First World War. His father, Eli Miller, counted 45 in all, plus one postcard. The card announced only that he had arrived safely overseas. “Our regiment is lucky so far,” he wrote in a letter dated Sunday, Oct. 13, 1918. “We have lost but very few men. ...” Maudie was writing from somewhere in France, where he was assigned to Battery C, 320th Field Artillery of the United States Army. He was updating his family on what he had seen: “The Allies sure have been doing some good work the last few weeks,” he said in his letter. “Guess you have seen in the paper what they have done, and still have the Germans on the run. …” But he longed to be home in Lula, Ga., helping his family at harvest time: “Guess you all are busy gath-ering your crops. Would like to be there to help you all. Hope you will make a good crop.” Maudie’s time in the Army began April 17, 1918, when he reported to Camp Gordon, Ga. He stayed there 13 days and then transferred to Camp Mills, N.Y. A few days later, he shipped overseas to prepare for what became known as The Great War, because no one could imagine a war being greater. The private received training on a machine gun and reported for duty near the front lines in France. Maudie assured his family time and again that he was just fine. “Tell Momma not to worry about me,” he wrote in the Oct. 13 letter. “I will not hurt myself unless I do accidentally. I am not in very much danger. I am so far back of the front lines.” He also assured everyone he had kept the faith. “I have read my Testament through twice since I have been over here,” he said. “I haven’t been very uneasy, yet I feel like the Lord will protect me if it is his will.” On Nov. 11, 1918 – at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – hostilities on the Western Front ceased. But Maudie Miller never got the news. He was severely wounded and died 22 days before Armistice Day, the day the war ended. About two years and nine months after he died, the remains of Maudie Miller, my late father-in-law’s oldest brother, arrived home for burial. His New Testament was among his belongings. Maudie had marked one verse in the little book. It was the 13th verse of the 15th chapter of St. John. It was the same verse the Rev. P.M. Webb read at Maudie’s funeral on July 29, 1921: “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” Send them home, Mr. President Q Fort Worth Star-Telegram Phil Q Phil Hudgins is senior editor of Community Newspapers Inc. Don’t delay vaccinating children for measles Q Tampa Tribune4AOPINION


Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 5A Janet S. Dyal Mrs. Janet S. Dyal, 56, of Lake City, FL passed away Fri day, August 1, 2014 at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. Born July 2, 1958 in Tecumseh, MI, she was the daughter of the late Seaton An derson Wil son, Jr. and Alice Ma rie Wilson. Janet had resided in Lake City, Florida for the past 12 years, previously residing in Waycross, Georgia for over 20 years. She loved vacation ing, especially taking cruis es. She had been on the lung transplant list for the last year and a half and even managed to go on her dream cruise to Hawaii after suffering a stroke at the beginning of her trip. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 11AM at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, GA, with 3DVWRU*UHJ*DUGHOORIFLDW ing and with burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys. The family re ceived friends at the Funeral Home on Monday, August 4, 2014 from pm to 8 pm. Pallbearers: Derek Dyal, Jake Dyal, Blake Dyal, David Wil son, Don Hosey, and Virgil Lee. Janet is survived by her hus band, Larry Dyal of Lake City, FL; daughter, Crystal Smith, and son, Timothy “TJ” Rem mel both of Tampa, FL; three step-sons, Derek Dyal of Ath ens, GA, Jake Dyal and wife Kayla Dyal of Vidalia, GA, and Blake Dyal of Eustis, FL; two sisters, Debra Carroll and her husband Pete and Linda Hosey and her husband Don; two brothers, David Wilson and his wife Robin and Steve Wilson and his wife Charlene; four grandchildren and nu merous nieces and nephews. The family encourages do nations to https://philan in support of or gan transplant recipients. ALLISON MEMORIAL CHAPEL of St. Marys, GA is in charge of arrangements. Neva Lou Mitchell Rawlins Mrs. Neva Lou Mitchell Raw lins, 63, of Perry, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 at her residence. Neva was born March 11, 1951 in Bartow, FL, to Milon and Lola (Tanner) Mitchell. She was a homemak er and taught piano. Together she and her husband served in ministry for over 40 years, starting and pastoring churches in Georgia, Florida and Missis sippi and serving as missionar ies in Romania for 8 months. Mrs. Rawlins was a member of Evangel Christian Fellow ship in Perry. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and granny who worked to ensure that her family was taken care of. She was a woman of faith who’s greatest devotion was the Lord Jesus and who was considered by her family and IULHQGVWREHWKHWUXHGHQLWLRQof a Proverbs 31 woman. In her spare time she enjoyed cooking, JDUGHQLQJDQGRZHUVSOD\LQJthe piano and singing, sewing, and reading. Mrs. Rawlins was preceded in death by her par ents Milon Ellis Mitchell and Lola Tanner Mitchell, a brother, Lawrence “Buddy” Mitchell, and a sister, Mariellis Brant. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Pastor James Le roy Rawlins, Perry, FL, 1 son, Jon Rawlins, and wife Jessica, of Bryceville, FL, 3 daughters, Linda Wolf, of Lake City, FL, Cheryl Laprade, and husband Mike, of Westhampton, MA, and Maggie Wallace, and hus band Paul, of Denton, TX, 5 sisters, Helen Lamb, Myrna Stringfellow, Auralee Brown ing, Judy Duquette, and Cher yl Ziegler, 11 grandchildren, Varion, Elisabeth, Neva, Ra chel, Hannah, Joshua, David, Stephanie, Alissa, Aiden, and Hadassah, 2 great-grandchil dren, Jackson and Melody, as well as a host of nieces, neph ews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, Au gust 5, 2014 at Evangel Chris tian Fellowship with Pastor Justin Webb and Bro. Jim 3RSSHOORIFLDWLQJ,QWHUPHQWwill follow in Shiloh Ceme tery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. All arrangements are under the care of JOE P. BURNS FUNERAL HOME. You may send condo lences to the family Gary Byron Rowens Mr. Gary Byron Rowens, 59, of Lake City, Florida passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at his home surrounded by his wife and family. He was born in Cheverly, Maryland to Mrs. Barbara & Robert Gardner Rowens and had lived here in Columbia County for the past 22 years, after living for a time in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was a caring husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed music, playing the drums, and being outdoors, but his family was his greatest joy in life. He is preceded in death by his fa ther, Robert G. Rowens, and his brother, Robert G. Rowens Jr. Survivors include his loving, devoted wife of 6 years, Mary Jane McAbee of Lake City, FL; daughters, Rene (Jason) Callo way of Marianna, FL, Sherry (Sean) Hart of Brunswick, GA, and Casey Rowens of Clearwa ter, FL; mother, Barbara Row ens and sister, Deborah A. Row ens both of St. Petersburg, FL; 4 grandchildren and close per sonal friend of the family Pastor George Kerce of Lake City, FL Funeral services will be con ducted at 12:00 p.m. on Thurs day, August 7, 2014 at Hope ful Baptist Church with Pastor George Kerce and Dr. Rodney %DNHURIFLDWLQJ9LVLWDWLRQwith the family will be held one hour prior to services (11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.) at the church. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL. 32025. (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of comfort for the family online Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by email at CALENDAR JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterBeating the hot summer heatJesse Stokes, 19, runs water from a spicket over his face to try to beat the h eat Thursday afternoon. ‘It’s important to drink a lot of water (during the summer),’ Stokes advised. ‘It’s as hot as Beyonc ’s half-time show. You have to stay hydrated in the summer heat because you can get dehydrated and heat exhaustion qui ckly.’ Mystery at the LibraryThe Columbia County Public Library is host ing an after-hours Library Mystery on Saturday, August 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. Participants will work in teams, following a string of clues, to solve the mystery of who committed the crime. The event is for adults only, and registration is limited. Pre-registration is required. Please call Katrina at 758-1018 to reserve your spot. If you would like to create your own team, gather up to 5 people and register as a team. Individuals or groups of less than 5 who register will be put with others to make a team. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free and open to the public.Soil testingColumbia County Master Gardeners will do free soil pH testing each Wednesday at the Columbia County Extension Office’s new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170. Drop off soil sam ples at the office any week day during business hours. Also, please gather any pots you are not using and bring them in on Sept. 3 or 4 for the “Pot Recycle.” For more information, call 752-5384. CPAAA FundraiserThe Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is hosting a garage sale fundraiser Sept. 5-6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Flea Market, 438 Florida 247. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help purchase safety equipment for Lake City Police Department’s K-9 unit and offi cers. Please drop off items for donation (excluding clothing) at the vacant parking lot across from LCPD, 225 NW Main Blvd, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Artists Wanted for ExhibitionThe Live Oak Artists Guild, in partnership with the Suwannee River Regional Library, will be pre senting their annual fine arts exhibition September 8-19. All artists, age 18 or older, are eligible and invited to submit an application. Application Deadline: Applications and with an entry fee of $25 for members or $35 for non-members must be submitted by August 22. A photo or digital image must be submitted with the application. Applications are available at The Frame Shop & Gallery and the Suwannee River Regional Library. Or, artists may download/print the application from our blog: If you have any questions, please contact Glinda Pennock at 386-364-9363. Awards: Autumn Artfest 2014 awards will be determined by the entries and donations received. A minimum of $3000 will be awarded. Artwork selected for these awards will be exhibited at a special “Featured Exhibition” at the Suwannee River Regional Library.Sea CadetsThe U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is an exciting after school leadership program for boys and girls from fifth to twelfth grade. Students may explore future career fields while developing confidence, teamwork, fitness, and self-discipline. An informa tional meeting to learn more or sign up will be held Saturday, August 23, at 10 a.m. at the Richardson Middle School cafeteria in Lake City. See for details. COMING UP Aug. 5Career FairSaint Leo University will host a career fair/Human Services expo at the Columbia County Public Library (Main Branch), 308 NW Columbia Ave., August 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables and chairs will be provided for you to display your organization. Space is limited so call Jessical Markham, Assistant Academic Advisor, at 386-752-6866 to RSVP. Aug. 6Lake City NewcomersLake City Newcomers and Friends will meet at Gator's Dockside, 313 NW Commons Loop (in the Publix Shopping Center), on Wednesday, Aug. 6 for a Friendship Lunch. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. For more info contact Rose Taylor, 755-2175.CCBAThe Columbia County Builders Association invites you to join them Wednesday, August 6 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 213 SW Commerce Dr., for an 11:30 a.m. lunch. Guest speaker will be Glenn Hunter, Economic Development Director. The meeting will begin at noon. Members $12 and non-members $15. Lunch is sponsored by T D Bank. Please call: 386-867-1998 or email to make a res ervation.Aug. 7Homeschool Book SaleA used Homeschool curriculum/book sale will be held Thursday, Aug. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Covenant Community School, 2019 SW Main Blvd. If you are interested in selling books during this event, please contact Cindy at 386-961-8130 to reserve space. You will need to bring your own table(s) for set-up.Aug. 8Smart DriverThe NEW AARP Smart Driver Course will be held on August 8 at 9 a.m. at Lake City Medical Center, 340 NW Commerce Dr. Refresh your driving skills and know the new rules of the road. Learn research-based driving strategies to help you stay safe behind the wheel. There are no tests to pass. Register at 386-719-9371.Aug. 9Candidate ForumIt's About My Efforts, Inc. will host another candi dates forum on 107.9 Aug. 9 beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be a meet and greet with the candidates in the radio station recep tion area following the forum at 12:30. The station is located at 463 N. Marion Street.Smokey's BirthdayForest Rangers of the Suwannee Forestry Center will host a 70th birthday party for Smokey Bear at the Lake City Mall, 2469 W US Highway 90, on Aug. 9 from 12-2 p.m. The Columbia County Forestry Queens will also be pres ent.Christian SinglesA Christian Singles group is forming and look ing to meet every other week. There will be a cookout Saturday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. at Faith in Christ Church, 282 SW Magical Terrace. Call or text Tony at 386-623-5210 or Dani at 386-288-0961 for more.Aug. 12Medicare SeminarThe LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Ct., is sponsoring a free educational Medicare Seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 5-6 p.m. Irv Crowetz will moderate the seminar. Subjects covered will be: What you need to know; when to enroll; what is covered; and is a sup plement needed. RSVP to 386-755-3476 x 107. SVTA MeetingSuwannee Valley Transit Authority will meet Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at its headquarters, 1907 SW Volyes St., Live Oak. The public is invited to attend.Homeless CoalitionThe monthly meeting of the Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley will be Tuesday, August 12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library West Branch, 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive. The Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley serves Columbia and surrounding areas. For further information contact Jennifer Lee, Homeless at 386-752-5604 x 107.Aug. 13Lake City Newcomers Lake City Newcomers will have their regular lun cheon meeting Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at Eastside Village, 164 SE Pearl Terrace. The pro gram will be the annual bingo game. For additional info please call Joan Wilson 755-9897. Aug. 14Retirement SeminarThe LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Ct., will host a Retirement Seminar reviewing when to retire, social security, pension/IRA income, Medicare, and other insurance needs. Moderators will be Sidney Thompson and Irv Crowetz. The seminar will be held Aug. 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Seating is limited to RSVP to 755-3476. GET CONNECTEDwww.lakecityreporter.comNews // Sports // Opinion // Weather Classifieds // Archives // Community


6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 From staff reports Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses traveled across the country this summer during their annual children's hospital tour. They completed the tour this week and returned to Columbia County. The therapy horses were also special guests at BreyerFest at the Kentucky Horse Park where they met more than 12,000 fans. Therapy horses Magic and Hamlet are 2014 Breyer Model Horses. During most of the tour this summer, the horses worked inside hospitals but they did get to meet some other well-known horses along the way. A special photo shoot was set up with therapy horse Magic and racing legend Funny Cide. Funny Cide won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes in a bid for the Triple Crown. He lives in the Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park and is not usually allowed around other horses, but his trainers made an exception for Gentle Carousel. Therapy horses Magic, Hamlet and Sweetheart also met famous Hollywood horse train er Rex Peterson and horses RJ Masterbug (star of the movie “Hildalgo”) and Listo (star of the new movie “Winter's Tale” with Colin Farrell and Will Smith). Rex Peterson has trained hors es for movies like “The Horse Whisperer” with Robert Redford, “Secretariat,” “Dreamer,” “The Electric Horseman” and many more. During the hospital tour Magic was invited to the Southfork Ranch in Dallas (home of the TV series “Dallas”). She was the first horse ever allowed inside the Ewing Mansion. Gentle Carousel horses return from tour COURTESYFunny Cide (left), winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stake s, is pictured with therapy horse Magic of Gentle Carousel. Wellborn ChurchThe Wellborn Church of God, 3330 US Hwy 90, will host a Vacation Bible School on the following Wednesday nights: Aug. 6 and 13 from 7-9 p.m. Adults and children are invited. Call Pastor Cobb at 386-623-1348 for more.First BaptistFirst Baptist Church of White Springs, 16401 Camp Ave., will host a Vacation Bible School with the theme "Son World, Adventure Park." VBS is today through August 8 from 6-8:30 p.m. People of all ages are invited. Call Pastor Brandon Witt at 386-365-8928.Bread of LifeBread of Life Ministry, 898 SW Deputy Jeff Davis Lane, will offer a Vacation Bible School for children three years old through adulthood on Aug. 6–8 at 7 p.m. The theme is "SonTreasure Island: Where Kids Discover God's Love." Meals will be provided and transporta tion is available. Call 386-628-1187 for more. Attend a local Vacation Bible School From staff reports LIVE OAK — The final North Florida Country Showdown preliminary is set for Friday at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. The event will feature about two dozen country singers and bands. The contes tants will seek three winning spots to be selected to move forward to the North Florida Finals on Sept. 5. The three selected will join six previous winners hoping to be named the one winner to move to the state finals Sept. 13. All competitions will take place at the SOSMP. The state winner will receive $1,000 and move to the regionals with five regional winners from across America competing on the Grand Ole Opry stage in January 2015 for $100,000 and the title of Best New Country Act in America. Contestants so far include Brittney Hall (Raiford), Jaelyn Jackson (St. Johns), Mikaela Branscome (Lake City), Huck Kohls (Tampa), Joe Martino (Lake City), John Markham (Steinhatchee), Brad Harrison (Live Oak), Reginald Stacy (Bronson), Ricky Tannar (Inverness), Clay Kirk (Tampa), Brandy Barron (Maxville/Luraville), Jolie Crapo (Jacksonville/St. Augustine), Jeremiah Ross (Live Oak), 309C Band (Palatka), Katherine Kincaid (St. Johns), Brodi Sargent (Lake City), Jessica Padgett (Valdosta, Ga), Heather Dockery (Lake Butler), Johnathan Farmer (Jacksonville), Cole Tomlinson (Blackshear, Ga), Possum Creek Band (Jacksonville), Maddie Norris (Greenville) and Willow Veda (Lake City). Last year's winner, Nalani Quintello, went on to win state and later entered the American Idol contest, ending up at No. 45 out of thousands of contestants. Admission to Friday’s event is free. Competition begins at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday night, 309C Band will per form from 8 p.m. to midnight. This is a young band with lots of energy but plays true country music.Round three of Country Showdown coming up this weekend at SOSMP COURTESYRadio show host Stevie D will emcee Round three of the Country Showdown on Friday at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. CHS ‘84 ReunionThe CHS Class of 1984 will hold its 30th High School Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 6-11 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Banquet Hall. Cost is $40 per person. Start the weekend early with a meet & greet at Gator’s Dockside, Friday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. Make payments to or visit the Facebook page CHS Class of 1984 30th Reunion. You may also call Kelli K. Ronsonet at 386-397-9482. CHS ‘74 ReunionThe CHS Class of 1974 will hold its 40th Class Reunion on August 15 and 16. Friday, August 15 will consist of an informal get-together at Gator Dockside at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 16 will be the reunion at Quail Heights Country Club. Social hour will begin at 7 p.m.; a DJ will perform from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cash bar will be available all night along with hor d’oeuvres. Cost is $25 per person or $50 per couple. Contact Tonia Edenfield at 386-961-6328 with questions.CHS Class of '72The CHS Class of 1972 will have a 60th birthday party on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 5:30-11 p.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. Cost is $15 per person if paid by Aug. 5 then will increase to $20. Price includes barbecue dinner. Checks payable to Class of 1972, 81 SE Anastasia Street, Lake City. Call Charles Tannachion at 386-752-3621 or Kent Harriss at 386-365-7086 with questions. Information and a reg istration form can be found on the CHS Class of 1972 Facebook page.SHS ‘84 ReunionThe SHS Class of 1984 will hold its 30th Class Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25 starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Brown Lantern, 417 E. Howard St., Live Oak. Dress is casual. Cost is $40 per person and includes buffet of fried/boiled shrimp, chicken wings, chicken strips, veggies, salad bar, etc. Tea, Coke products, and keg beer will be served all night. A cash bar will be available at a discounted price for wine and bot tled beer. Entertainment is provided by DJ Kickin' Kevin Thomas. RSVP to by Aug. 15. Payment must be received by Sept. 15. Make check/money order payable to Class of 1984 and send to Class of 1984 Sue Swann Ratliff P.O. Box 120 McAlpin, FL 32062. The Holiday Inn Express is offering a lodging discount: $112.57 per night with a minimum of 10 rooms reserved. Reservation dead line is Oct. 6. There will be reserved seating at the Friday, Oct. 24 Homecoming Football Game at a cost of $6 per ticket. The ticket price must be included in total amount remitted with reunion ticket purchase. Indicate how many tickets are needed when you RSVP. Questions? Email Local class reunions, celebrations this fall From staff reports Early Voting for the 2014 Primary Election begins August 16 and ends August 23. Voting hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Two Early Voting locations will be available for all regis tered voters of Columbia County. Vote at Supervisor of Elections Office, 971 W Duval St. Suite 102, or Fort White Community Center, 17579 SW State Road 47. Call the office of Supervisor of Election Liz Horne with questions: 386-758-1026. Early voting for primary election begins Sat. August 16 From staff reports Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Thrift and Gift Shoppe located in the Lake City plaza on SW Main Blvd. has opportuni ties for volunteering in the Lake City area. Volunteers are needed to provide general thrift shoppe support such as receiving and sorting merchandise, pricing merchandise, greeting customers, organizing the store shelves and being available to help orga nize Herry’s Market (a once-monthly “flea mar ket” event to help famil iarize the community with our thrift shop). Specialized training will be provided. To volunteer with the Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Thrift Shoppe contact Volunteer Manager Lynda Schladant at 386-755-7714 or email: lschladant@hospiceofcit at the Thrift Shoppe Last-minute getaway?Take the Lake City Reporter with you. Subscribe to our E-edition and never miss your daily news. Final week, as listed programs end August 8.VFW BingoVFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, hosts Bingo quarter games every Tuesday from 12-3 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. These are open to the public. Call 386-752-5001 with questions.Plant clinicUniversity of Florida Master Gardeners are available every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Columbia County Extension Office’s new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170, and every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library, 17700 Florida 47, to answer questions about lawns and plants. Bring samples for free diagnosis or solutions. For more information, call 752-5384. Support groupAnother Way Inc. provides a domestic violence support group every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. If you are a current or former survivor of domestic violence, call 386-719-2702 for meeting location and an intake appointment. All services are free and confidential.Photo ClubLake City Photo Club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Ct. Share your photos and ideas with the group. Newcomers are welcome.Community OutreachThe Community Outreach Ministry invites anyone interested in teaching the Word of God to those in prison, or recent ly out of prison and trying to fit back into society, or those in assistant living facilities to join them Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Plantation on Summers Road. Call Essie Wilson at 386-755-1403 for more. Today in the town Ongoing programs, events on Tuesdays in Columbia County. Will run 8 days.


to implementing both so our stu dents can suc ceed.” He said he fears that behav ior has become the “elephant in the room” for most public schools, but that it is the key element to the success of students. Cady said that he plans to continue to emulate the same model for this school year. Along with an earlier start date, which is due to the implemen tation of a two-week fall break in October, Belmont has several new advancements in store for the 2014-15 school year. The Columbia County School District gave its approval of ninth and 10th grade students to be enrolled at Belmont. Next year the school will gain 11th grade, and the year after that, 12th grade. According to assistant principal Dominique Ward, the school has gained about 100 students this year, 20 of which are in Pre-K. There are now about 415 total students, she said. “We have a lot of new faces, both students and teachers,” Ward said. “The additional teach ers are allowing for smaller class sizes and more advanced curric ulum.” Qualifications held by these instructors have allowed for eighth grade students to have the option to take ninth-grade level algebra and biology classes, as well as dual enrollment courses taught by teachers on site, she said. Belmont also offers after school intramural sports and a newly added band program for fifth through eighth graders and a new physical education pro gram. ‘Public school with private feel’ Allison Fitzhugh, who was home-schooled until Belmont opened last year, said she feels she definitely made the right choice enrolling in the academy. “Belmont has been so valuable to my educational journey,” the 15-year-old sophomore said. “I think it is important to enjoy what you’re learning or else it’s just school, and Belmont helps you do that.” Fitzhugh, who is not only a student, but a tutor to younger students, said she feels immersed in, or a part of, the academy. It is a place that allows you to be involved in every aspect of the learning experience, she said. She explained that older, more advanced students can help tutor those having trouble in certain areas. Each day, the academy is open 30 minutes longer than other public schools to allow for a tutoring time called “interven tion.” Students who don’t need extra help participate in advanced music classes, Ward said. “I am prepared for college and beyond because of the respon sibility and discipline I have learned here,” Fitzhugh said. “I believe you should let life take you wherever it wants to go, but the real life skills you can learn at a place like this will help you along the way.” Because Belmont is a public charter school, tuition is free; however, Cady said that he con siders the academy “a public school with a private feel.” Parent involvement Students are required to wear uniforms and each family is required to donate at least 100 hours of community service to the school per year. Last year the school logged over 3,600 hours of parent involvement, Cady said, often up to 200 hours in a single day. Parents can volunteer by help ing with traffic control, monitor ing at lunchtime or participat ing in the after-school cleaning program that takes place every week night. From 3:30-5 p.m., parents clean the inside of the school from top to bottom, Cady said. There is also a parent inside every elementary classroom, and about 80 percent of the school itself was built by parents and grandparents of students, he said. First grade teacher Annie Hopkins agreed that paren tal involvement is a big part of the “exceptional program” she believes Belmont offers. “The parents play a vital role,” she said. “When they drop their kids off in the morning they are expected to be ready to learn, and they always are.” Everyone is held accountable Hopkins said that the intention ality of the staff, as well as the administration’s focus on student data, is key to academic excel lence. “The administration has stud ied the data of each student in this school,” she said. “Each child is analyzed because the admin istrators are so on top of their progression.” She said that even if a student goes down a point or two, admin istration is quick to notice and consult the teacher for reasons why the child may be declin ing. The children are being held accountable, and it really holds the teachers to a higher standard, too, Hopkins said. “Everyone is expected to hold up their portion of the deal by doing their best, and that’s the stuff that makes all the differ ence here at Belmont,” she said. “Everyone is just happy here, because it’s a wonderful place to be.” Cady said he plans to continue running Belmont as it was ran last year, in hopes of another “A” rating. He said some major things students will focus on are respect ing their teachers and completing tasks given to them in a timely and non-distracting manner. He said teachers will be expected to practice strong classroom man agement. “We have worked very hard and we are very happy,” Cady said. “We will continue to do our work and continue to grow as an academy.” Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 7A said that it was the goal of legisla tive leaders to “move forward without delay to remedy the boundaries of the two congressional districts” cited by Lewis in his July ruling. “Because the court held intact 25 of the state’s 27 congressional dis tricts as the Legislature drew them, I believe we can and should meet the court’s requirements with minimal impact on the rest of the state,” Gaetz said in a statement. However, a plan has been proposed that would put the northern part of Columbia County in District 5, which would mean a new representative for northern Columbia County resi dents. Currently, District 5 is repre sented by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville. The southern half of the county would remain in District 3, according to the proposed plan. District 5 would spread west from Jacksonville to Gadsden County along the state line. Buddy Hines, head of the Republican party in Columbia County, said he hopes Columbia County isn’t split into two districts. “I would hate to see us lose that (continuity),” he said. But ultimately, he said he believes Columbia will stay intact. “But you never can tell,” Hines said. “We’re all just sitting on pins and needles waiting to see.” Rep. Liz Porter, R-Lake City, wrote in a press release that she’s working to make sure the county is not split in two. “I remain committed to making sure that US Congressional District Three and those counties located within it will remain compact and intact to reflect the constituency of North Central Florida,” Porter wrote. Koby Adams, Porter’s legislative aide, said he believes Columbia County will not be split. “Most of District 3, including Columbia County, should remain intact,” he said. “There may be some boundary changes in the east and south (of the district) to accommo date changes.” Right now, part of Alachua County and a portion of Marion County lie in District 3, but Hines said when the map is redrawn, District 3 could gain all of Alachua County and lose its current portion of Marion County. While Hines believes Gainesville will remain in District 3, there is still a part of him that’s unsure, he said. And if Gainesville is no longer in District 3, Ted Yoho, who is a Gainesville resident, won’t be the district’s representative. Thomas Zehnder, one of the attor neys who represented the groups that sued the Legislature, applaud ed leaders for taking “an important first step.” But he cautioned that “it remains to be seen whether they will produce maps that comply with the constitution.” Lewis is scheduled to hold an Aug. 20 hearing to consider the new map. He has also ordered state election officials to draw up a proposed spe cial election schedule even though the judge said he has not made up his mind on whether to order one. Both Gaetz and Weatherford say they will fight any effort to implement a new congressional map during the 2014 elections or in a special election after November. They have argued implementing a map before 2016 would disrupt the elections or disen franchise voters. “Other than the partisan plain tiffs masquerading as voting rights groups, I can find no one who would want a postponed or special election to leave Florida without representa tion in Congress for months, weeks or even days,” said Gaetz. Rep. Perry Thurston, D-Plantation and one of the House members assigned to the committee that will draw up the new map, countered that it is wrong that have voters cast bal lots on gerrymandered districts. “I don’t think the answer is to let people vote on illegal maps,” Thurston said. Zehnder said in a written state ment that it was “disappointing to see the defendants continue to insist on delaying the restoration of represen tative democracy.” Voters in 2010 passed new stan dards that said legislators cannot draw up districts to favor incumbents or a political party. The congressio nal map adopted by the Legislature in 2012 was challenged by sever al groups, including the League of Women Voters, who contended that the GOP consultants used a “shad ow” process to draw districts that benefited Republicans. Lewis agreed, ruling that the con sultants had helped make a “mock ery” of the process and that there was evidence they helped “manipu late” the Legislature into a violation of its constitutional duty. The judge relied on emails and documents that have been kept under seal although the state Supreme Court is scheduled to consider whether that information should be made public. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Fitzhugh COLUMBIAContinued From 1A Deaker Sterling Lake City“I want a Republican to represent me,” he said. “If the county breaks into two parts, it could be for the best. You’re not putting all your eggs in one basket.”Cindy Niedringhaus Fort White“I like Ted Yoho. I voted for him. He was fresh, modest and wasn’t all wrapped up in the politics. He’s a vet erinarian, so you know he has some humanity,” she said. “But it’s not right for (the new map) to go into effect right now. It should take effect in 2016. It’s not fair to candidates and voters. It shouldn’t be legal. Where was the judge when the current districts were drawn?” Elizabeth Darcy Lake City“I want to keep Yoho,” she said. “I don’t think the county should be bro ken up. I like the current lines.”Crystal Aset Hatshepsut Bey Lake City“It doesn’t matter if (who represents me) is a Democrat, Republican or inde pendent or any other party, but it goes by their principles and if they uphold the constitution because I think that’s what we’ve gotten away from,” she said. “From what I’ve taken, Corrine Brown does try to uphold her oath to the constitution. I see a lot of the Yoho adver tisements. I don’t know what his principles are.” Your view on splitting county into 2 districts Sterling Niedringhaus Darcy Bey BELMONTContinued From 1A Photos by MEGAN REEVES/ Lake City Reporter Belmont Academy kindergarten students enjoy lunch on their first d ay back to school. The cafeteria area was constructed solely by students’ parents and grandparents. Parents are seen monitoring lunchtime as part of the 100-hour service requirement for enrolling a child in Belmont Academy. Second-grade teacher Becky Brown asks students to raise their han ds if they know the answer to the problem on the board. New secondand third grade sections were added this year to allow for smaller class siz es and more advanced curriculum, Assistant Principal Dominique War d said. Foreman and Bruce Robinson, highlighted their experience and qualifications. Robinson said his extensive trial experi ence would be beneficial and Foreman said his experience as the county’s conflict attor ney would be an asset for him as county attorney. The school board District 1 race featured three can didates, incumbent Linard Johnson and challengers Daniel “Danny” Green and Allison Scott. Each of the three listed parental involvement as a top priority for the district and described plans they would implement to get parents more involved. Each of the candidates said they had a child involved in the dual enrollment program and spoke of its importance. When asked about devel oping leaders in the school district, Scott noted she has years of experience in educa tion and could be a resource. Green also noted his three decades of educational expe rience and suggested a men toring program to develop administrative leaders for the district. Johnson said the district has an administrative pool with potential leaders, but noted the pool must have potential administrators who develop their ability to communicate with staff, faculty, students and parents. School Board District 3 candidates, incumbent Steve Nelson and Edgar Clauser III, offered a different take on school district priorities. Nelson said a top priority should be developing a suc cession plan for all the admin istrators who are leaving through retirement and taking their years of experience. His other priorities were the dis trict’s finances and account ability. Clauser listed the district’s top priority as parental involve ment and making the schools community friendly. He said mentoring could increase accountability and spoke of increasing vocational training opportunity for local students. The forum was livestreamed on the Internet and about 75 people followed the action at Gator’s Dockside on the restaurant’s televisions. 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8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 New Patient Exam and Necessary X-raysDO150, DO330First-time patient Reg. $217 $29 SAVINGS OF $188 Expires August 31, 2014 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP From staff reports When you’re the city clerk, you lead a busy life and have a thou sand things to do every day. That’s pretty much how Audrey Sikes’ days go. But Sikes, who became city clerk in 2005, uses running to clear her mind and prepare her to tackle the next day. You start, you finish and you’ve accomplished something, she said. “I like that,” Sikes said. Running gives her the release she needs from her busy work life and leaves her feeling incredible, she said. “I feel so accomplished when I run,” Sikes said. “I know there’s a lot of people who don’t understand a runner’s high. Once you get going, it’s unbelievable.” Sikes only started running in the fall of 2013 but quickly took to the sport. She started running every day with the help of a friend and never wanted to stop. If she felt pain, she kept going. If she got tired, she continued running. “I push through the pain,” she said. “That might be my competi tive side coming out.” She was running one to three miles a day, but finally realized the phrase “Push through the pain” wasn’t always the right way to go. So she’s slowed down a little since. Now, she runs about one and a half to three and a half miles three to four times a week. But just because she has cut back on how much she runs doesn’t make her any less intense. “I think about it every day,” Sikes said. “I want to go running right now.” And needing to cut back isn’t going to keep her from racing. She has run four 5Ks and is preparing for her fifth this month. She runs local races with her running partner but has even made racing a part of her work. In May, she ran a 5K at the clerk’s conference in Milwaukee. The highlight of the race was being able to keep up with some of the younger runners for most of the race, Sikes said. She doesn’t win her races ... yet. But she does have goals set for the future. She hopes to be able to run a nine-minute mile during a 5K and is even expanding her fitness goals beyond regular running. She is working on running the Tiger Mile, which is a combina tion of running a track and run ning stadiums. But for now, she’s focusing on just finishing her races. “My goal is to finish and feel accomplished. And I do that,” she said. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterAudrey Sikes jogs around the Columbia High School track while p reparing for the Florida League of Cities Conference 5K held in Hollywood on Aug. 15. Sikes, who has been tra ining intensely since February says she runs for her health. ‘If I didn’t run I’d go crazy. I feel very accomplished after I’m done doing it.’ Running is release for city clerk Audrey Sikes loves the accomplished feeling she gets after completing a run.‘I know there’s a lot of people who don’t understand a runner’s high. Once you get going, it’s unbelievable.’— Audrey Sikes, City Clerk COURTESYCHS Class of 1954The Columbia High School Class of 1954 had its 60th Class Reunion o n Friday, July 18 at the Ole Time Buffet for a greet and eat seafood bar. On Saturday, July 19 they met for a Sonny’s picnic at Linda Chambers’ ri ver home. Classmates who live in the area meet the first Friday of every m onth for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Ole Time Buffet. Pictured front row, from left: June Boyette Joiner, Cecile Joyner Dockery, Delia Larramore Rogers, P at Weeks Arnold, Patsy Ruth Harris, Robert Pearce. Second row, from left: L averne Carver Larson, Linda Arnold Chambers, Alene Spradle y Buckles, Betty Hurst French, Patty Bruce Ives, Carolyn Dix Dorch, Dorothy Page Ty re Hopson, Shirley Tice Bryne, Quinn Dicks Boone, Jackie Witt Bra nnon, Betty Hutcherson Horne. Back row, from left: L.N. Greene, Gene Feagle, Lawton House, Ted Van Iderstine, Jimmy McNeal, Polly Cox Morse, Bill Elli s. Not pictured: Nancy Hunter. CELEBRATING 60 YEARS From staff reports Christ Central Community Outreach will host its 16th annual Operation Backpack on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event has out grown its previous spot at the Columbia County Fairgrounds and will this year be held at Christ Central, 359 SW Dyal Ave. They will again be offer ing Jansports backpacks to the first 300 participants. If you received a backpack in previous years, you will not be able to get one this year as the backpacks come with a lifetime warranty. You are, however, still eli gible to receive the school supplies. If your backpack is in disrepair, business cards will be available with infor mation regarding the num ber to call to receive a free replacement backpack. CCSO will be on site for school-related finger print ing. The Columbia County School District will also be there to provide school bus stop information for students for the upcoming school year. A pharmacist from North Florida Pharmacy will offer vitamin cards for students to receive free monthly vitamins throughout the school year. Christ Central will also offer free of charge: school haircuts, physicals, vision exams, immunizations, and more. These are available to an unlimited number of participants. A hot dog meal will be provided after participants are done collecting ser vices. Parents must be present with children. Christ Central to host back-to-school programFrom staff reports The Great Suwannee River Cleanup began with an idea to clean up the Suwannee from the Georgia state line all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Building on three success ful years of clean up, last year’s efforts expanded to include the Suwannee’s tributaries. The rivers that flow into the Suwannee suffer the same fate when trash and harmful garbage accumulate on river bot toms and along riverbanks. Volunteers are needed to organize cleanups on the Suwannee, the Santa Fe, the Withlacoochee and the Ichetucknee rivers. Go to the event map at to determine your section based on mileposts and GPS coordinates. Then register your group, the date of your cleanup, and your river section online at Shortly after reg istration, your cleanup will appear on the event map. Call Fritzi at 352-2157554 for more information.Sign up to clean up the Great Suwannee From staff reports The Auxiliary at Shands LakeShore Hospital is look ing volunteers of all shapes and sizes. With its new regime, the Auxiliary is able to offer a variety of opportunities for volunteers willing to donate just four hours of their time each week. Of course, you may volunteer as many hours as you’d like. Whether it’s filing paperwork, working on the com puter, driving the golf cart, or working in the kitchen, there’s a space for you. If you are 18 or older and would like a volunteer opportunity, stop by the gift shop to pick up an appli cation or call 386-292-8000 x 21216 to receive an appli cation by mail. Gift shop hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday stays open until 8 p.m.Shands LakeShore Auxiliary looking for area volunteers Variety of places to volunteer


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports 1BSPORTS BRIEFS CHS FOOTBALL Booster tickets, gifts available Columbia High football booster season tickets, parking passes and gifts are available for pickup at McDuffie Marine & Sporting Goods. For details, call Randy Thomas at 623-0097. AAU CROSS COUNTRY Middle school meetings set An informational meeting for middle school athletes interested in running AAU cross country and their parents is 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Alligator Park. Meetings will continue for athletes on Aug. 13-15. All FHSAA physicals and other required forms must be turned in before an athlete can participate. For details, e-mail FORT WHITE BABE RUTH Election meeting set for Aug. 12 Fort White Babe Ruth Baseball has its annual meeting for elections to all positions at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the South Columbia Sports Park board meeting room. Interested parties should call Jackie Brooks at (386) 527-2555 or send a letter to P.O. Box 44, Fort White, FL 32038, and plan to attend the election meeting. YOUTH BASEBALL Voices for Children tourney The Voices for Children Charity Baseball Tournament is Aug. 9-10 at Southside Sports Complex. Format is double elimination with USSSA rules. Game balls will be provided. Age groups are 12U ($375 entry fee), 11U ($325 entry fee) and 10U ($300 entry fee). There will be awards for first and second place. For details, call Elizabeth Price at 758-1170 or Stephen Smith at 867-1387.Lake City fall registration Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball has fall league registration (ages 4-15) online at today through Sept. 7. Cost is $75 per child plus online fee. Live registration dates will be announced. For details, call Jessica Langley at 867-1897. ADULT SOFTBALL Open meeting set for Aug. 8 Columbia County Adult Softball’s annual open meeting is 7 p.m. Aug. 8 in the meeting room at the Southside Sports Complex adult fields. There will be election of officers for 2014-15. Only currently registered players are eligible to vote. For league information, go to From staff reports High expectations JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterMembers of the media ask Florida quarterback Jeff Driske l questions on Sunday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida football head coach Will Muschamp fields questio ns during media day in Touchdown Terrace at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Sunday. Gators look to rebound from 4-8 last season JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida quarterback Jeff Driskel answers questions duri ng an interview at Gator Media Day on Sunday in Gainesville. By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comMuch of Florida’s disappointing season last year can be summed up by one word. Injuries.Quarterback Jeff Driskel returns after missing much of last year due to an ankle injury sustained against Tennessee. This season, he is expected to guide the Gators as they look to rebound from a 4-8 season. It was the first time the Gators had missed a bowl since 1990. Driskel also has a chance to make a mass improve-ment with a new offense that plans to utilize his dual-threat ability. Florida brings in Kurt Roper from Duke after he guided the Blue Devils offense to a BCS Bowl. Driskel likes the transition. “It’s a chance to really get into a groove as a quarter-back,” Driskel said. “We’ve got a lot of good players. I think we need to have a good camp, stay healthy and grow as an offense and a team. We just have to put it all together.” Driskel said there’s not much of a learning curve to playing out of the shotgun. “I think last year we did a lot as well,” Driskel said. “This year, there’s going to be zone-read emphasis with potential for runs.” Those worrying about another injury for the quar-terback should rest assured that Driskel is ready to scramble. “I’m going to do what it takes to win,” Driskel said. “I’m not going to be wor-rying about getting hurt. When you do that, you’re done. That thought isn’t in the back of my head. I’m 100 percent ready to go.” Quarterback not worried about last year, ankle jury.Driskel returnsBy BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comGAINESVILLE — Despite a 4-8 season, Florida head coach Will Muschamp hasn’t lowered the expecta-tions heading into the 2014 football season. Muschamp met with the media before beginning fall practice on Monday and sounded confident about this year’s squad. The Gators are trying to bury the past and build for the future. “I think that that’s something we sort of bur-ied to start the summer,” Muschamp said of 4-8. “It was great motivation through spring and the off season workouts, but some-thing we’ve still got to deal with. I mean, it’s there. I addressed our team about our preparation, about our attitude, about our embracing adversity, having a competitive edge every day. To stick your head in the sand and pretend it was all injuries, that’s not right.” Muschamp went as far as to say this is one of the most talented squads he’s GATORS continued on 3B


SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Southwest Regional semifinal, at Waco, Texas 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Southwest Regional semifinal, at Waco, Texas MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Detroit at N.Y. Yankees or Baltimore at Toronto Wednesday GOLF 3 p.m. TGC — USGA, U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, first round matches, at Glen Cove, N.Y. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Midwest Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 1 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Southeast Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Warner Robins, Ga. 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Midwest Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Southeast Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Warner Robins, Ga. 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Southwest Regional final, teams TBD, at Waco, Texas MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — Boston at St. Louis SOCCER 9:30 p.m. ESPN2 — MLS, All-Star Game, MLS All-Stars vs. Bayern Munich, at Portland, Ore.BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 61 47 .565 —Toronto 60 51 .541 2New York 55 53 .509 6 Tampa Bay 53 56 .486 8 Boston 49 60 .450 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 59 47 .557 — Kansas City 56 52 .519 4 Cleveland 54 55 .495 6Chicago 54 56 .491 7Minnesota 48 60 .444 12 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 66 42 .611 — Los Angeles 65 43 .602 1 Seattle 56 53 .514 10 Houston 45 65 .409 22 Texas 43 66 .394 23 Today’s Games Cincinnati (Cueto 12-6) at Cleveland (Tomlin 5-7), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Price 11-8) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 7-7), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 10-7) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 5-11), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore (B.Norris 8-7) at Toronto (Buehrle 11-7), 7:07 p.m. San Diego (Hahn 7-2) at Minnesota (P.Hughes 10-8), 8:10 p.m. Texas (Lewis 7-8) at Chicago White Sox (Joh.Danks 9-6), 8:10 p.m. Boston (R.De La Rosa 3-4) at St. Louis (Lynn 11-8), 8:15 p.m. Kansas City (D.Duffy 5-10) at Arizona (Miley 7-7), 9:40 p.m. Tampa Bay (Smyly 6-9) at Oakland (Hammel 0-4), 10:05 p.m. Atlanta (A.Wood 7-8) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 11-3), 10:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 3-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 13-2), 10:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games San Diego at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.Texas at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.Tampa Bay at Oakland, 3:35 p.m. Atlanta at Seattle, 3:40 p.m.Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.Houston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Baltimore at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.Cleveland at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.Boston at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.Kansas City at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 58 49 .542 —Atlanta 58 52 .527 1 Miami 53 56 .486 6 New York 52 57 .477 7 Philadelphia 49 61 .445 10 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 61 49 .555 —Pittsburgh 58 51 .532 2 St. Louis 57 51 .528 3 Cincinnati 55 54 .505 5 Chicago 46 62 .426 14 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 62 48 .564 — San Francisco 59 50 .541 2 San Diego 49 60 .450 12 Arizona 48 62 .436 14 Colorado 44 65 .404 17 Monday’s Games San Francisco 4, N.Y. Mets 3Baltimore at Washington (n)Cincinnati at Cleveland (n)L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers (n) Today’s Games Cincinnati (Cueto 12-6) at Cleveland (Tomlin 5-7), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Keuchel 10-7) at Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 5-11), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Hand 2-3) at Pittsburgh (Morton 5-10), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Za.Wheeler 6-8) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 6-7), 7:05 p.m. San Diego (Hahn 7-2) at Minnesota (P.Hughes 10-8), 8:10 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 9-7) at Milwaukee (J.Nelson 1-2), 8:10 p.m. Boston (R.De La Rosa 3-4) at St. Louis (Lynn 11-8), 8:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-9) at Colorado (B.Anderson 1-3), 8:40 p.m. Kansas City (D.Duffy 5-10) at Arizona (Miley 7-7), 9:40 p.m. Atlanta (A.Wood 7-8) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 11-3), 10:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 3-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 13-2), 10:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games San Diego at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.Atlanta at Seattle, 3:40 p.m.Houston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.Miami at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m.Cleveland at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.San Francisco at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.Boston at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.Chicago Cubs at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.Kansas City at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.FOOTBALLPreseason schedule Sunday N.Y. Giants 17, Buffalo 13 Thursday Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m.New England at Washington, 7:30 p.m.San Francisco at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.Cincinnati at Kansas City, 8 p.m.Seattle at Denver, 9 p.m.Dallas at San Diego, 10 p.m. Friday Miami at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Buffalo at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.Philadelphia at Chicago, 8 p.m.Oakland at Minnesota, 8 p.m.New Orleans at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Saturday Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Pittsburgh at N.Y. Giants, 7:30 p.m.Green Bay at Tennessee, 8 p.m.Houston at Arizona, 8:30 p.m. AUTO 400 lineup At Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pa. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses)1. (9) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 160 laps, 127.5 rating, 47 points, $193,265. 2. (6) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 160, 114.5, 43, $206,058. 3. (2) Joey Logano, Ford, 160, 123, 42, $180,941. 4. (14) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 160, 102.1, 40, $154,466. 5. (25) Greg Biffle, Ford, 160, 83.6, 40, $150,450. 6. (5) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 160, 134, 40, $149,451. 7. (8) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 160, 103.7, 37, $126,279. 8. (21) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 160, 87, 36, $103,515. 9. (13) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 160, 96.7, 35, $96,965. 10. (12) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 160, 103, 34, $103,215. 11. (1) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 160, 95.4, 33, $123,010. 12. (24) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 160, 74.4, 32, $111,298. 13. (4) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 160, 113.9, 32, $84,415. 14. (27) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 160, 68.7, 30, $108,835. 15. (11) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 160, 84.5, 29, $132,826. 16. (22) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 160, 76.5, 28, $105,523. 17. (30) David Gilliland, Ford, 160, 64.1, 28, $102,723. 18. (23) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 159, 59.5, 26, $116,090. 19. (39) David Ragan, Ford, 159, 55.9, 25, $99,573. 20. (37) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 159, 38.9, 24, $86,937. 21. (33) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 159, 47.8, 23, $79,340. 22. (38) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 159, 56, 22, $78,990. 23. (3) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 159, 72, 21, $120,848. 24. (31) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 159, 43.7, 20, $78,515. 25. (34) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 158, 45.6, 19, $78,790. 26. (40) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 158, 38.5, 18, $74,940. 27. (35) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 158, 40.6, 17, $77,765. 28. (42) Alex Kennedy, Chevrolet, 158, 34.5, 16, $74,615. 29. (26) Carl Edwards, Ford, 157, 59.6, 15, $93,465. 30. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 156, 41.4, 14, $86,815. 31. (36) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 154, 45.4, 13, $76,665. 32. (19) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 144, 62.3, 12, $101,898. 33. (29) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 143, 60.8, 11, $101,004. 34. (20) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, accident, 137, 60.4, 11, $73,590. 35. (28) Aric Almirola, Ford, accident, 125, 58.9, 10, $110,376. 36. (16) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 124, 73.6, 8, $107,348. 37. (15) Brian Vickers, Toyota, accident, 116, 73.6, 7, $105,079. 38. (18) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, accident, 116, 69.8, 7, $117,166. 39. (17) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, accident, 111, 72.5, 5, $117,966. 40. (41) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, accident, 88, 26.9, 0, $68,030. 41. (32) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, accident, 28, 31.7, 0, $56,030. 42. (7) Kyle Busch, Toyota, engine, 23, 43, 2, $99,871. 43. (43) Johnny Sauter, Toyota, electrical, 11, 27.8, 0, $48,530. Top 10 in Points: 1. J.Gordon, 757; 2. D.Earnhardt Jr., 740; 3. Bra.Keselowski, 687; 4. M.Kenseth, 668; 5. R.Newman, 642; 6. J.Johnson, 633; 7. J.Logano, 633; 8. C.Edwards, 618; 9. C.Bowyer, 617; 10. Ky.Busch, 611. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-04202BAGATE TUESDAY EVENING AUGUST 5, 2014 Comcast Dish DirecTV 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 3-ABC 3 -TV20 NewsABC World NewsEntertainment Ton.Inside Edition (N) CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock Highlights of the four-day event. 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A man and his son ght side by side in the Revolutionary War. ‘R’ “Identity Thief” (2013) Jason Bateman. A victim of identity theft ghts back. SHOW 340 318 545 “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” (2004, Comedy) Ice Cube. ‘PG-13’ Masters of Sex “Dirty Jobs” Ray Donovan “S U C K” Masters of Sex “Dirty Jobs” Ray Donovan “S U C K” FILEFlorida State quarterback Jameis Winston awaits a snap in a game last season. The Seminoles began practice on Monday.FSU looks to repeat as national championsBy KAREEM COPELANDAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE— Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said he read books written by former NBA coach Phil Jackson in an attempt to discover the secrets of winning multiple championships. Jackson led teams to three consecutive titles on three separate occasions. Fisher is just focused on capturing back-to-back championships. The fifth-year coach routinely lists Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as inspira-tions, but also mentioned Miami Heat president Pat Riley, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll and former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson on Monday. “The key to all of them was how they related and got the message over to their players to make sure that they stayed hungry,” Fisher said. “One of the keys to all those things was that it was serious, it was work, but at the end of the day they still enjoyed play-ing the game. “We can get so caught up in not trying to lose instead of winning and play-ing good football. ... What I don’t want us to do is create a culture where we’re wor-ried about losing.” Florida State, the defending BCS champions, will hold its first preseason practice Monday afternoon. The Seminoles ended a string of seven consecutive titles won by Southeastern Conference teams with a perfect 14-0 record. While the Seminoles have had some offseason issues — Heisman tro-phy winning quarterback Jameis Winston was cited for shoplifting and receiver Jesus Wilson is suspended indefinitely for the theft of a motor scooter — they have enough talent to make another run. The Seminoles return 15 players who start-ed in the championship game. Winston served a threegame suspension during baseball season and Fisher has planned to speak to Wilson Monday to discuss his status. Wilson is practic-ing with the team after he pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors stemming from the theft last week. He was originally charged with a felony. Fisher has refused to refer to his team as the defending champions — a habit he began immediately after winning the title in January. He wants the focus on the future and what it will take to reach the top again. Fisher, however, has constantly looked back to previous two-loss and four-loss seasons. “Once you’re up on that podium, do you really want to walk off?” Fisher said. “How important is it to stay on that podium? We talk about that. “We’ll throw those flashes up there to remind them of, you’re either going to walk off that podium or you’re going to stay on that podium.”


3BSPORTS GATORSFrom Page 1B Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 3B JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida’s Nick Washington (right) interviews teammate Mar cus Maye at Gator Media Day on Sunday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida football head coach Will Muschamp is seen on a n LCD screen of a video recorder during the football media day event on Sunday. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida football players walk to Touchdown Terrace on S unday. coached at Florida. “From their work ethic, their buy in (you see it),” Muschamp said. “We always talk in terms of either rent-ing it or owning it. You take ownership in your team. I see a lot of that.” Scoring points is the one area Muschamp hopes to see the most improvement. “I think we’ve improved our offensive roster tre-mendously at the receiver position, at running back,” Muschamp said. “Jeff (Driskel) is going to have a really good year. I feel very good about our first seven offensive linemen. I think we’re talented after that, just guys haven’t played much.”


4B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 DEAR ABBY: What is the protocol for naming a baby after a deceased per son? If the name you want to use is a deceased family member’s name, do we ask his next of kin for approv al? Do we say nothing? Is it assumed that people who wish to use someone’s name when naming their child should seek permis sion (whether the person is living or dead)? Obviously, some people will use the name regard less of being granted a blessing or not, but I’m wondering what is appro priate in this situation. — PREGNANT IN ILLINOIS DEAR PREGNANT: In the Jewish faith, it is traditional for a baby to be named for a deceased par ent or grandparent -or at least given a name with the same first initial. However, if the person who died was a child of a close relative, I can see how that could be very painful for the parents who lost their child. The appropriate thing to do would be to first have a conversation with the surviving family mem ber(s) to be sure it will be considered the honor it is intended to be and not open fresh wounds. If it would cause pain, perhaps the expectant parents should consider making the name of the deceased their baby’s middle name instead of first name. DEAR ABBY: During my teens, I was diagnosed with depression and insti tutionalized following a sui cide attempt. Depression is something I live with daily. Unfortunately, my parents and siblings have a “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy when it comes to anything that may stir up emotions. I feel that it’s detrimental to my well-being. My doctor has suggest ed cutting my family out of my life. Dealing with them gives me great anxiety. My mother is a master manipulator who denies my suicide attempt ever happened, and I’m afraid she will tell my extended family members (many of whom I have relationships with) that I have “aban doned the family.” No one outside my immediate family knows about my depression or suicide attempt, and I feel I may be forced to reveal that very private part of my life in order to defend my actions. I don’t know what to do. — RELUCTANT TO REVEAL DEAR RELUCTANT TO REVEAL: I think you should follow your doctor’s advice and not be intimidated. You have an illness -depression -that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is shared by about 9 percent of our pop ulation. It is nothing to be ashamed of. Because you’re afraid of what your mother will say, explain to those relatives you feel close to what you need to do and the reasons for it. I can’t guarantee that some of them won’t take sides, but I’m sure not all of them will. Sadly, not all families are functional. Not all parents are good parents, and some of them are toxic. P.S. Because your strug gle with depression is ongoing, I hope you are still under the care of a psychotherapist. If you’re not, please consider it. HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will come to verbal decisions when dealing with friends, relatives or colleagues. Voice your opinion, but remember to listen to what others have to say as well and you will make a good impression that leads to good results. +++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may want to control a situation, but if you force your ideas on someone, you’ll end up in a stalemate. Patience will bring far better results. Plant the seed, but don’t try to take over. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Express what it is you want and you will find out exactly where you stand. Keep business and personal matters sep arate to avoid someone meddling in your affairs. Working on a project that excites you will keep you out of trouble. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Get involved in a project that teaches you something unusual or allows you to work with someone from a different background. Spending time on personal grooming or learning new skills that will help you advance pro fessionally will bring good results. +++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Take care of the little things that you’ve been promising others you would complete to avoid someone complaining or criticizing. Make alterations based on what you feel will help you move forward. Arguing will be a waste of time and lead to regret. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Work quietly behind the scenes. If you can avoid drawing attention to your plans, you will get more done with less inter ference. Don’t let an emo tional matter get blown out of proportion. Deception is apparent and must be avoided when dealing with partners. ++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Get out and about. Take care of situations that will make a difference to someone in need or to a cause you believe in. The people you meet while help ing others will bring about positive change. Avoid a family feud. ++++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): It will be futile trying to hide your true feelings. Get things out in the open and make decisions. Changes at home that are out of the ordinary will turn out to be beneficial. Put a little mus cle behind your domestic plans. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Emotions will fluctuate. Gravitate toward moneymaking ventures that will bring about positive changes to the way or where you live. Emotional disillusionment is apparent. Ask questions to find out the truth. Keep your money matters a secret. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Proceed with caution. Participating in community events can lead to problems if you let impulses get the better of you. Don’t be too quick to agree with someone. Ulterior motives are pres ent, and protecting your heart and your money is necessary. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Consider your motives and what you want before putting the blame on someone. Pick your friends wise ly. Someone you know well will disappoint you. Tension will mount if hon esty is questioned. Focus on your work and doing the best you can. ++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Romance is in the stars. An opportu nity to do something that will make you feel good or improve your appear ance should be taken. Networking will get you back on track and keep you moving toward a more prosperous future. ++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Tread carefully when naming baby after deceased relative Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Louis Walsh, 62; Mareen McCormick. 58; Patrick Ewing, 52; Kajol, 40; Jesse Williams, 33; Lolo Jones, 32; Olivia Holt, 17. DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS


Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, AUGUST5, 20145B LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACase Number 14-000169-CAFirst Federal Bank of Florida, a Banking Corporation organized un-der the laws of the United States of America f/k/a First Federal Savings Bank of FloridaPlaintiffv.James W. Ficken and Martha D. Ficken; any and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the herein named individual Defendants who are not known to be dead of alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants; John Doe and Jane Doe as unknown tenants in posses-sion, et. alDefendantsNOTICE OF SALENOTICE is hereby given that, pur-suant to Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 16, 2014, en-tered in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Columbia County Court-house in Lake City, Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on Sep-tember 3, 2014, the following descri-bed property:Lot 6 and the East half of Lot 7, Country Creek, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, page 81, of the public re-cords of Columbia County, Florida.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens filed herein must file a claim with this court within sixty (60) days after the date of the sale.IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this Notice and affixed the seal of this Court this 18 day of July, 2014.P. DEWITTCASONClerk of CourtBy: B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05546185August 5, 12, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDAFile No: 14-184-CPPROBATE DIVISIONIN RE: THE ESTATE OFDOYLE E. WORTHINGTON, SR.,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of DOYLE E. WORTHINGTON, SR, deceased, whose date of death was April 30, 2014, is pending in the Cir-cuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-dress of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL32055. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal rep-resentativesattorneys are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be serviced must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARREDThe date of first publication of this notice is July 29, 2014.Personal RepresentativeREBECCAL. DAMPIER610 SWDuckett CtLake City, FL32024Attorney for Personal RepresentativeJOELF. FOREMANFla. Bar No. 0013483THOMAS A. SLAUGHTERFla. Bar No. 0104416Foreman McInnis & Associates, P.A.207 S. Marion Ave.Post Office Box 550Lake City, FL32056-0550(386) 752-8420/F:752-843105546183July 29, 2014August 5, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAPROBATE DIVISIONCASE NO. 14-191-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFBILLYW. ARRINGTONa/k/a BILLYWEEKS ARRING-TON,deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of BILLYW. ARRINGTON, deceased, whose date of death was June 25, 2014; File Number 14-191-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and ad-dresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives at-torney are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is: July 29, 2014.Personal Representative:/s/ WILLIE EUGENE ARRING-TON, II3701 Danforth Drive, Apt. 906Jacksonville, Florida 32224Attorneys for Personal Representa-tive:FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTOR-NEYS, P.A.By: /s/ Marlin M. FeagleFlorida Bar No. 0173248153 NE Madison StreetPost Office Box 1653Lake City, Florida 32056-1653386/752-7191dedenfield@bellsouth.net05546204July 29, 2014August 5, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUM-BIACOUNTYGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 2013 CA000622U.S. BANK, NATIONALASSOCI-ATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE BANC OF AMERICAFUNDING CORPORA-TION, 2008-FT1 TRUST, CERTIFI-CATES, SERIES 2008-FT1,Plaintiff,vs.NELLYC STONE, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., UNKNOWN TENANTIN POSSESSION 1, UN-KNOWN TENANTIN POSSES-SION 2, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NELLYC. STONE,Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTo: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NEL-LYC. STONE, 340 HILTON AVE., LAKE CITY, FL32056LASTKNOWN ADDRESS STAT-ED, CURRENTRESIDENCE UN-KNOWNYOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and per-sonal property described as follows, to-wit:LOT6, BLOCK 1, COLUMBIAPARK SUBDIVISION, IN THE NORTHERN DIVISION OF THE CITYOF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 2, PAGE 40-AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.has been filed against you and you are required to file a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Casey Jernigan King, McCalla Ray-mer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from he first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 17 day of July, 2014.CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTAs Clerk of the CourtBY: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05546143August 5, 12, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDAFile No: 14-CP-183PROBATE DIVISIONIN RE: THE ESTATE OF HARVEYFRANKLIN CAMP-BELLDeceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of HARVEYFRANKLIN CAMP-BELL, deceased, whose date of death was June 4, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Her-nando Ave., Lake City, FL32055. The names and address of the per-sonal representatives and the person-al representativesattorneys are set forth below.All creditors of the decedent and oth-er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OF 30 DAYS AF-TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is July 29, 2014.Personal RepresentativeHELEN CAMPBELL234 SWAdron PlaceLake City, FL32024Attorney for Personal RepresentativeHEATHER H. McINNISFla. Bar No. 0039040Foreman McInnis & Associates, P.A.207 S. Marion Ave.Post Office Box 550lake City, FL32056-0550(386) 752-8420/F:752-8431heather@northfloridajustice.com05546193July 29, 2014August 5, 2014 PUBLIC NOTICESuwannee River Economic Council, Inc. will hold a pre-bid conference and walk-thru for the rehabilitation of four (4) single-family dwellings in the Columbia County SHIPprogram.This meeting will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc., 971 W. Duval Street, Lake City, FL32056.The conference and walk-thru is mandatory, no ex-ceptions, for contractors who plan to bid. Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. requires each contrac-tor to be properly licensed, carry general liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00 and Workers Comp insurance during construction.Bids for these units will be due by 12:00 noon Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc., 1171 Nobles Ferry Rd., Bldg. #2, Live Oak, FL32064. Please mark envelope "Sealed Bid for Name of Homeowner, SHIP" & Weatherization. Bids to be opened Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 12:05 p.m.Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. has the right to reject any and all bids. The bids will be awarded on the most cost effective basis.Columbia County is a fair housing and equal opportunity and ADAem-ployer. Minority and Women Con-tractors are urged to participate.MAYCONTAIN HOMES CON-STRUCTED PRIOR TO 1978 WHICH MAYCONTAIN LEAD-BASED PAINT.05546345August 5, 2014 Registration of Fictitious NamesWe the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons interest-ed in the business or profession car-ried on under the name of CACACE ACCOUNTING SERVICES, PO BOX 1434, LAKE CITY, FL32056Contact Phone Number: (386) 288-8673 and the extent of the interest of each, is as follows:Name: KAREN CACACEExtent of Interest: 100%by:/s/ KAREN CACACESTATE OF FLORIDACOUNTYOF COLUMBIASworn to and subscribed before me this 1ATday of AUGUST, A.D. KATHLEEN A. RIOTTO05546342August 5, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACase No.: 2014-CA-142NORTHERN ALACUAHOLD-INGS, LLC, a Florida Corporation,Plaintiff,vs.SCOTTF. BEARDEN a/k/a SCOTTFRAZIER BEARDEN, Deceased, and JANICE M. BEARDEN, his wife, if married, if alive and if dead, their respective unknonw, spouse, heirs, devisees, granttes, crditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against the hereinabove in-dividually,Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: SCOTTF. BEARDEN a/k/aSCOTTFRAZIER BEARDENDECEASEDJANICE M. BEARDEN 3269 SWCR 138FORTWHITE, FL32038YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title as to the following de-scribed lands:SEC 17 TWN 7S RNG 16 PARCELNUMBER 04232-011COMMENCE INTERS OF C/LOF SR-47 & N LINE OF NE 1/4 OF SW1/4, RUN S ALONG C/L500 FTFOR POB, R RUN S 200 FT, E 435 FT, N 200 FT, W435 FTTO POB. ORB 770-1426, DC FOR SCOTTBEARDEN 978-288filed against you and you are re-quired to serve a copy of your writ-ten defenses, if any, on RONALD W. STEVENS, Petitioners attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 1444 Bronson, Florida 32621, on or before July 30, 2014, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs at-torney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a Default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on June 30, 2014.Clerk of CourtBY: B. Scippio05545849July 15, 22, 29, 2014August 5, 2014 NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that Notami Hospitals of Florida, Inc., One Park Plaza, Nashville, TN 37203, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Compa-ny Care, with its principal place of business in the County of Columbia, State of Florida, intends to file an Application for Registration of Ficti-tious Name with the Florida Depart-ment of State.05546332August 5, 2014 Notice of Non-Discrimination:Redmond Christian School admits students of any race to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race in administration of its educa-tional policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school adminis-tered programs.05546359August 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 2014 PUBLIC NOTICE FOR Florida Department of Corrections Lease Agreement 700:1113 The Florida Department of Correc-tions intends to enter into a new con-tract for the lease of office space at 1435 US Highway 90 West; Lake City (32055). This location currently houses the Departments Lake City Probation & Parole Office and the Circuit Administrator. The new lease term will be effective April 1, 2015. The Probation and Parole Office su-pervises high risk adult Probation & Parole offenders.Questions or concerns regarding the proposed lease may be directed to the Department of Correctionsas noted herein.Lynda McKinnie, Government Oper-ations ConsultantBureau of Procurement & Supply Leasing Section501 South Calhoun StreetTallahassee, FL32399-2500Telephone: (850) 717-3706( public Notice has been placed in accordance with Section 945.28, F.S.05546154July 29, 2014August 5, 2014 030Personals Atheist “Angie” would like to meet like-minded person at Bob Evans on Sunday, August 10th at 9:30am 060Services H&R BLOCK income tax school starting soon in Lake City. Call 386.752.9426 for more info or visit 100Job Opportunities05545691Rountree Moore Automotive Group. Seeking highly motivated individual for sale position. Great income potential with benefits. No experience necessary. Call Chris Shelley today to set up your interview 386-758-6171 Processor/Closer: Title agent seeking someone familiar with all aspects of real estate closings. Competitive pay and bonuses. Resume/References to 100Job Opportunities05546170Homes of Merit is looking for “experienced” help in the following areas: Framing, Electrical, Siding, Shingles, & Trim Apply in person at 1915 SE State Road 100, LC, FL32025 Electrician Wanted Send resume or work history to: P.O. Box 2266 Lake City, FL32056 Elementary School Teacher for private Christian School. Must have a vision to help students succeed. Send resume to: pgorman Epiphany Catholic School seeking PTGuidance Counselor Please call 752-2320 for more information Local company seeking highly motivated F/TBilling Clerk, A/R, A/P& customer service Send Resume to: North Florida Auto Rebuilders is now accepting resumes for an exp Auto Body Combo Technician bring resume by 133 NE Anderson Terr, Lake City, FloridaREPORTER Classifieds In Print and On ’


6BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, AUGUST5, 2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 100Job OpportunitiesSecurity Officers Needed in Live Oak, Lake City & Branford areas. Current D Security Lic., Clear background, Drivers Lic, phone, Diploma/GED. Benefits, DFWPEEO Must Apply at: BB9100030 StarTech Computer Center Now hiring Exp Techs. Send resume to: Unarmed Security Officers needed in Lake City for local hospital. Must have D Security License. Pay: $9.35, benefits available. Email resumes to: 888-925-3363 x 2949 60 TEMP Farmworkers needed 8/25/14-1/04/15. Workers will perform a variety of duties associated with growing vegetables including planting & cultivating. Workers may perform support duties such as operation of tractors & general orchard/field maintenance. Must have 3 months verifiable experience hand harvesting produce. Random drug testing at employers expense. Guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided for non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract, or earlier. $10.00/hr or applicable piece rates. Worksites in Lexington and Saluda Cos SC. Report or send a resume to nearest local FLAgency of Workforce Innovations office or call 386-755-9026 & refer job #586503. Walter P. Rawl & Sons Inc. Pelion, SC 120Medical Employment05546302Certified Pharmacy Tech Fast Paced Medical Oncology needs FTCPT; M-F, 8-5 Position is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations for the pharmacy Dispensing prescribed medications. Cash handling and balancing of drawer Candidates with 5 yrs Exp w/Retail Pharmacy & FLRegistered Pharmacy Technician please send resume to Busy Family Practice Offce looking for Full Time Nurse Practitioner please send resumes to: 386-758-7998 Caretenders Home Care is looking for F/TOT, RN & Clinical Team Assistant, P/TPRN RN, with home care experience. Please apply in person with a resume at 3593 NWDevane St. Lake City, FL. 32055. Sleep Tech needed PRN fax resume to: 386-754-1712 170Business OpportunitiesRemax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 Office/business in high traffic location. Updates include a newer metal roof, pine HWflooring. MLS84805 $78,000 240Schools & Education05545675INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499 Day 8/11/14 • Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class8/4/2014• LPN 9/15/14 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies Female Schnoodle puppy, black, had shots, wormed, CKC, health cert, born April 18, 2014 $350 Call May 386-935-6845 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. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Dining Room suite for sale beautiful Mahogany table with 6 upholstered chairs & lg china cabinet $750 386-754-3770 Good Deer & Turkey Hunting area 120 acres FOR RENT during deer & turkey hunting season 386-397-3258 Large Ceiling Fan w/24” shaft $25 386-292-3927 Mini Storage buy back. If you bought a storage unit from Mini Storage in Feb. I am willing to pay for baby keepsakes & memorabilia. Call 386-965-6099 NICE BIRDCAGE 32”h x 22”w x 17”d $30 386-292-3927 440Miscellaneous NICE DOGCAGE 36”Lx 21”Wx 27”H w/ metal tray $35 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $450 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 842 Newark Dr, Ft. White 3 Rivers Estates MH 16x76 3br/2 ba, CHAReference and Lease required. No Pets 752-4348 640Mobile Homes forSaleBrand New 2015 5BR/3BA$69,900 Setup & delivered 904-259-4663 No Money Down! Use your land. 3BR w/ porch $399/mo4BR w/ porch $499/mo 904-259-4663 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87341 3BR/2BA DWMH, split floor plan 1188 sqft $79,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 3BR/2BA, DWMH, beautiful fenced lot, oak trees, MLS87590 $75,000 OwnerFinancing 3/2 S. of Lake City. Clean. Small Down $725 mth. 386-590-0642 & 867-1833 Palm HarborHomes end of year sale!! 3 retirement models MUST go. Save over $26k, homes from the low 60's, this week only\ or 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol 650Mobile Home & LandLand/Home Package 1021 NE Cummings Way. 3BR/2BACity water & sewer $69,900 Call 904-259-4663 or 386-288-2374 Land/Home Package 158 Michelle Place 3BR/2BAon 2/5 acres $74,900 904-259--4663 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87271 2 newer MH on 4.01 ac, TWMH w/2640 sqft & DWMH w/1456 sqft $185,900 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent$530 mo $530 dep. 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A NO PETS 386-697-4814 1BR APT in quiet neighborhood with all utilities included. Close to the VA. (727)415-2207 Ft White Upstairs Apt, private entrance, clean, trash/water Wi-fi, Must have ref.1st+ last+sec. $450/mo 941-924-5183 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 $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 STUDIO APT. FOR RENT All utilities included & Cable, $500 month + $300 sec. deposit. Call 386-697-9950 730Unfurnished Home ForRent3 BR 1 1/2 bath; lg screen room; fenced back yard. $ 850 per mo. 386–623– 2848 3BR/1.5BA, lg fenced yard, east of town, newly painted, new range & new CH/A. $800/mo+1st+last+ sec. No Pets. 752-9286 after 6pm 4BR/2BAhouse, Eastside Village 55 & older community $850 +first+security Call Jerry 386-497-4600 For Rent 2BR/1BAHouse No Pets $450/mo + $350 Dep 386-365-1277 Just remodeled 3bd/2ba Lg family room w/FP, lg fenced backyard w/shed $850 mth, First & Sec. Call 386-466-2266 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 770Condos ForRent 3br/2ba W/D, excellent condition, new paint, pool access, CH/A References Req. Not Pets. $880 mth & $880 Dep. 752-0442, 397-3500, or 755-2235 790Vacation Rentals Scalloping in Horseshoe Beach $99/nightly & Labor Day Spec. Tastefully remodeled efficiency, sleeps 4, cable, picnic tables, grill plus washer/dryer ect. Scalloping starts June 28 Call now 352-498-5405 or 352-498-5986 805Lots forSale Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Place on Ichetucknee River 100lots & is large (1.5 ac) cabin on property MLS81407 $169,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Beautiful Santa Fe River Lot, 3 Lots sold together, $150,000 MLS85480 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 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor 3BR/2BAon 5 ac, pine floors, FP, screened back porch w/custom BBQ MLS87239 $119,900 Country Living, newly remodeled, 3BR/2.5BAon 2ac, pool, fenced yard, 2100sf + screened in porch & laundry rm. New appliances, 4 mi SE of Columbia High School, State Rd 41 & 252. $149,000 386-754-5370 or 863-801-3142 EQUESTRIAN LOG 4BR/3BA on 32 ac. CH/A, large master suite, in ground pool, barn $459,000 386-755-1641 Leave message For Sale Rental House (College Manor) $20,000 386-365-1277 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 MLS80175 Colonial grace 4BR/3BA3287sqft to much to mention $284,900 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 Beautiful Lake Home 3BR/2BA+ 1BR/1BAloft, office, island kitchen, screened back porch MLS83039 $249.900 4BR/4BAw/golf course view, wood & tile floors, open plan, fenced backyard. MLS83057 $269,900 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brick, Formal living, Lg fam rm w/brick FP$119,900 MLS83143 Nice neighborhood close to I75, metal roof & lots of shade, plenty of storage space MLS84072 $69,900 Stan Batten Real Estate Jeb Stewart (386)965-8059 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS84384 3BR/2BA, all the bells, 2 car garage, hickory flooring, FP, granite $210,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 4BR/2.5BA, 2630 sqft, 3 car garage lg open family rm, FP, hot tub MLS84608 $199,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 3BR/2BA, vaulted ceiling, great room $119,500 MLS84613 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS84668 Log home on 20.02 ac, extra lg screen porch, island kitchen & so much more $279,900 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS84683 Remodeled Tri-level, 2 master suites, Fla rm, hickory wood laminate flooring $170,000 Poole Realty Irvin Dees 208-4276 Reduced 3BR/2BAbrick, lg FP, fam rm, lg screen-in back porch MLS84778 $150,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS84896 3BR/2BA, 2 ac, pool, Italian tile, Corianne counter-tops. Must see $224,900 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS84896 3BR/2BA, lg yard, lg master, kitchen open to dining room. $119,500 Newer custom home in country w/2 additional bldg lots, custom kit, lg master suite, 2 private BR, MLS84910 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BA, lg lot overlooking White Lake, 2 car garage MLS84965 $249,900 Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BAbrick, 2600 sqft features basement on 43 ac, pasture & more MLS85113 $398,700 Hallmark Real Estate, Rob Edwards 386-965-0763 Gorgeous heated pool home on 5 acres w/huge workshop, $249,000, MLS85362 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 Custom built 3BR/2BA, rustic charm, dream kitchen, soaring 2 story living room. MLS85613 $159,900 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 3BR/2BAnestled under trees on 9.37 ac, open kitchen, dining rm & living rm, 3 ac fenced MLS85844 $183,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brick 3 car garage, spacious 3BR/2BA& 1/2 ba freshly painted $234,900 MLS85931 Poole Realty 362-4539 Bank owned, 1800 sqft, 3BR/2BA, screen porch, FPMLS85947 $98,500 Hallmark Real Estate, Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 River home w/glassed front room facing wide deep portion of the Suwannee. Move in ready MLS86237 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Great 4BR/2BA, lg screened back porch, split BR plan MLS86249 $164,900 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS86396 4BR/2BAon 22.95 ac, numerous upgrades, newly renovated, fireplace $369,000 810Home forSale Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86659 4BR/2BA, lg great rm, w/FP, dining rm, open kitchen Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS86774 over 2,000 sqft. Home has so much to offer, need to see. $97,650 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 In town, ingroud pool, established neighborhood, close to VA$79,000 MLS86804 Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 Custom Lake home, 2900 sqft, 3BR/2.5BA, view, hardwood floors MLS86857 $359,500 Immaculate home 3BR/2BA, 4.06ac, 2068 sf, workshop w/3750 sf heated & addnl 1875 sf on back of shop MLS86903 $299,995 Stan Batten Real Estate Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Nice brick on 5 ac, ready to move in, 3 miles from I75 MLS86967 $144,000 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 Brick on 19.58ac, 4BR/3BA, formal dining & parlor, FR, FP, $200,000 MLS86975 Poole Realty David Mincey 590-0157 3BR/2BAbrick on 4 gorgeous ac, pasture fenced area, clean. MLS86981 $129,000 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 14.97ac farm, 3BR/2BA, lg family room, fencing, pecan trees, MLS87023 $129,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 1662sqft 3BR/2BA just painted inside, fenced yard MLS87069 $174,900 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87070 3BR/2BA, Ranch style, stone fireplace, fenced yard $89,900 Beautiful home 4BR/3BA2320sf 3094sf under roof, screened rear porch, FP Stan Batten Real Estate 386-752-4402 MLS87078 $207,900 Poole Realty Glenda McCall 208-5244 MLS87133 3BR/2BA, 1602 sqft, lg family room w/built in cabinets & bookshelves & more. $135,000 United Country Real Estate Dicks Realty 5 BR/3 BAbrick home. Hunters paradise on 34 ac $440,400 Call Susanna Dicks @ 386-365-3307 MLS87215 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 3 BR/2.5 BA, covered breezeway connects 2 car garage 2/workshop, greenhouse storage area, $199,900, MLS87221 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87228 3BR/2BA mfg home in Brandon Heights, needs TLC Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87256 4BR/2BAbrick in Russwood, split floor plan, FP, screened porch $269,000 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 Great 3 BR/2 BA, living rm., fam. rm., lots of windows, treed backyard, $112,000, MLS87259 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Pristine Equestrian Estate 4BR/2BA, granite counter tops & so much more. MLS87263 $240,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Very nice 2000 MH, 3BR/2BA, screened back porach & shed MLS87267 $50,000 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 3 BR/2.5 BA, FP& wet bar, hardwood & ceramic or marble thru-out. Special financing, $174,000, MLS87279 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 Updated 3BR/2BA, huge privacy fenced, exceed expectations MLS87283 $159,900 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 3 BR/2 BABrick on 5 ac., split floor plan, hardwood cabinets, corian countertops. SS appliances. MLS87309 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87312 Priced to sell, 3BR/2BACB Block 1255 sqft, above ground pool. Formal DR, lg great room w/stone FP, granite countertops, lg screened porch, pool MLS87336 $187,000 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 55 & older community. Need TLC $69,900, MLS87343 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS87374 Still looks new, 3BR/2BA, split floor plan, screened porch $139,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2BAin Piccadilly Park w/in ground pool, needs TLC MLS87378 $95,000 “Sold as is” Poole Realty 362-4539 On the river 2BR/1.5BA, great kitchen, seperate workshop overlooking river. MLS87410 $115,000 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 3BR/3BA, 2040sf, DWMH, 4ac fenced, LR w/FP, lg master w/his/hers baths MLS87417 $89,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 3BR/2.5BA, open kitchen, great rm, newer flooring, spacious BRs, she/workshop MLS87419 $245,000 4BR/3BA, 3700 sf 14ceilings, fenced, luxurious and full of amenities. Stan Batten Real Estate 386-752-4402 MLS87423 $295,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 Stucco, plenty of space, open floor plan, FM, Liv, & Dining, private backyard. MLS87438 $229,000 Hallmark Real Estate, Nate Sweat 386-628-1552 3 BR/2 BA home, has new tile & carpet on 1/2 acre near town, new refrig., fenced $117,000, MLS87447 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87463 5BR/3BA w/2 master suites, MH, all on 1 ac, lg deck $70,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87476 lake front Lake Lona, 3BR/2BA, 1603 sqft, 1.4 acres $199,900 810Home forSale Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2BA, New ceramic tile in living area, new windows, covered back porch MLS87484 $75,000 New Kitchen & granite countertops, metal roof, downstairs fam rm w/pondview MLS87493 $129,900 Stan Batten RealEstate Jeb Stewart (386)965-8059 3BR/2BA, 2040 sf metal roof, porch & pool, security system, appliances included MLS87494 $149,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 386-752-4402 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 4BR/2BA+ loft, 2958sf, access to Lake Jeffery, h/w floors, wood burning FP, pool MLS87511 $274,500 Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BAbrick w/in ground pool on 40ac, fenced & cross fenced MLS87513 $370,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87526 Lovely 3BR/2BAw/ nice yard & possibilities, nice quite community $155,900 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 4000 plus sqft 5BR/5BA 16 plus ac, lake, pool, horse ring & so much more MLS87531 $449,000 Like new residence in center of Lake City, close to everything, move in ready MLS87532 $119,900 Stan Batten Real Estate Jeb Stewart (386)965-8059 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87544 Relax & enjoy the scenic 10 min drive to 3BR/2BAhome on 1 plus acre. Hallmark Real Estate, Rob Edwards 386-965-0763 5 BR on 5 ac!, Lg. formal dining, new appl. & cabinets. Private entrance to in-law suite $299,000, MLS87546 Hallmark Real Estate, Tanya Shaffer 386-397-4766 Country Home w/lg. workshop w/electric greenhouse & jacuzzi on enclosed back porch. $119,900, MLS87551 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 On over 1/2 ac, 3BR/2BA, over 1700 sqft, split floor plan, lg master MLS87567 $165,000 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 2BR/1BA, 1140sf, 1+ acre, brick FP, scr'd back porch, det garage & workshop. MLS87578 $79,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Wonderful home, gas FP3BR/2BA& office, spacious kitchen, great area MLS87594 $184,900 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 Attractive 3 BR/2 BA, recently renovated, all new windows, eat in kitchen, new HVAC, $75,000, MLS87602 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 River life, fully furnished on Suwannee, many upgrades, storage, workshop, dock. MLS87604 $259,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 Private 2 ac retreat near Ichetucknee w/access to private swimming & tubing. Move in ready MLS87605 $165,00 Hallmark Real Estate, Janet Creek 386-719-0382 Priced to Sell! 3 BR/2 BAhome in town, close to schools, church, shopping, Sacrifice at $98,500, MLS87621 United Country Real Estate Dicks Realty 3 BR/1 BAhome in quiet neighborhood. Convenient to town. $84,900 Call Amy Wollum @386-365-7790, MLS87647 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS86467 Great 3BR/2BA, new carpet, split bedroom plan $99,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 4BR/2BA 1500 sqft, open patio, new roof. $129,900 820Farms & Acreage1/2 acre lots; Ownerfinancing $ 300 down; $ 77 per month Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www 830Commercial PropertyUnited Country Real Estate Dicks Realty Office location on Baya Ave. across from FLPest Control. $119,900. Call Susanna Dicks 386-365-3307, MLS86803 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Owner ready to retire Motel has 25 rms, wash rm & 1448 sqft brick home MLS87454 $550,000 We’re on target! days a weekSubscribe Today 386-755-5445 LAKE CITY REPORTER This Reporter Works For You! 755-5440Classifieds 755-5445 Circulation ’

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