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SUNDAY EDITION Work comes before play for Indians Back-to-school is good biz for local shops1C 1B Operation Backpack draws crowd6ALake City ReporterSUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.50 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM LOCALCCSO members inducted into Silver Star Society, 6A. CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 139 TODAYS WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4A Business . . . . . . . 1C Obituaries . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . 3D Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B SPORTSFort White holds Fan Day celebration, 1B. 94 72Storm chance, 8A COMMUNITY BUSINESS SPORTS Championship week in local politics, Opinion 4A. +PLUS >> Fort White High quarterback DJ Jackson looks for an open receiver during practice. The Indians had 8 a.m. practice Saturday.Body of boy found in LOBy SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.comLIVE OAK Authorities found a male childs body Friday morning in a body of water near a missing 9-year-old Live Oak boys East Duval Street home. Its not yet confirmed if its the body of missing Leo Walker, Live Oak Police Chief Buddy Williams wrote on his Facebook page. The preliminary autopsy results indicate that the cause of death for the juvenile that was found was accidental drowning, Williams wrote on his Facebook page. The positive identification still has not been made, awaiting DNA results. At this time, there is NO FOUL PLAY indicated. Leo, who is autistic and non-communicative, was last seen at his familys home Wednesday morning around 2 a.m. His mother noticed he was missing at about 4 a.m. and immediately called 9-1-1, Florida Department of Law Enforcement spokesperson Samantha Andrews told the Lake City Reporter Thursday. The Live Oak Police Department immediately responded to the call, and since then, more than 12 different law enforcement agencies have taken part in the search for Leo. Authorities believe he may have climbed out of the window of his house. Andrews told the Reporter on Thursday that authorities started draining a lake in Live Oak near Lee and Duval streets late Thursday afternoon as a precaution. At that time, she said there was no indication that Leo was in that lake. However, Andrews said Saturday that was not where the body was located. On Friday Williams would not say whether the body was found in a lake, retention pond or stream. Drowning is cause of death; no ID yet. Leo WalkerCharter awaits fateBy SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.comShining Star Academy of the Arts fate will be decided on Monday by the state board of education at 10 a.m. in a conference call with the charter schools administrators and district officials. The board will decide during that meeting whether to grant the charter school a waiver of termination based on its appeal. The school has to appeal to the state board of education to stay open because it received F grades Shining Star to learn Monday whether it will remain open. CHARTER continued on 7AHundreds head to polls Bruce Robinson and his sons girlfriend, Sandra Saperstein, wave to passers-by on West Duval Street in front of the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections Office, one of the countys two early voting locations. Joel Foremans wife, Michelle Foreman, left, and sister-in-law Kim Cox wave to passers-by on West Duval Street in front of the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections Office, one of the countys two early voting locations.By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.comFour hundred and twenty-five people cast ballots during Columbia Countys first day of primary election early voting from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Columbia County Supervisor of Elections Liz Horne said thats a good turnout and is about what she expected based on early voting numbers from the 2010 primary election. Its been a great first day, she said. Two people also cast provisional ballots on Saturday. There were people lined up outside of the Supervisor of Elections Office at 8 a.m. when staff arrived there, and there was a steady flow of people throughout the day, Horne said. Supporters of the candidates stood on the sidewalk in front of the Supervisor of Elections Office on West Duval Street, holding signs and waving to drivers as they passed by. Among those there were supporters of county attorney candidates Joel Foreman and Bruce Robinson. The Supervisor of Elections Office is one of Columbia Countys two early voting locations. The other is Fort White Elections supervisor expects slight increase in total voters this season.Community Center. Early voting will continue through Saturday and will go from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day at both locations. Horne said she expects the number of people turning out to vote early to decrease a bit in the next few days and to then pick back up on Thursday. Overall, Horne said she expects about 29 percent of registered voters in the county to vote in the primary. In the 2010 primary, 26 percent of voters cast ballots, she said. Hornes assistant Tomi Brown said she thinks there will be a good turnout for this primary election. There are a lot local races that I believe will draw people in, she said, citing the county attorney race as one of those. Of the 425 total, 58 cast ballots at the Fort White Community Center. Photos by SARAH LOFTUS/Lake City ReporterSupporters of local candidates campaign and wave to passers-by on Saturday, the first day of early voting, in front of the Columbia County Supervisor of Elections Office, which is one of two early voting locations. The other is Fort White Community Center.
LOS ANGELESJay Adams, the color ful rebel who helped transform skate boarding from a simple street pastime into one of the worldÂ’s most spectacu lar sports with hair-raising stunts and an outsized personality to match, has died at age 53. Adams died of a heart attack Thursday during a surfing vacation in Mexico with his wife and friends, his manager, Susan Ferris said Friday. Â“He was like the original viral spore that created skateboarding,Â” fellow skateboarder and documentary filmmaker Stacy Peralta told The Associated Press on Friday. Â“He was it.Â” But at the height of his fame in the early 1980s, Adams was convicted of felony assault, launching a string of prison stints over the next 24 years. Â“We were wild and act ing crazy and not being very positive role models,Â” he told The New York Times shortly after being released from prison for the last time in 2008. Adams never became quite the household name Hawk is, perhaps in part because of his repeated brushes with the law. When Â“Dogtown and Z BoysÂ” premiered in 2001, he was in jail again, this time doing time on a drug charge. About the time the 2005 feature film Â“Lords of DogtownÂ” would hit theaters, Adams, who was played by actor Emile Hirsch, was being busted for drugs again. Upon his release, he vowed to stay out of trou ble Â— and he did. Peralta said he last saw Adams at a dinner gather ing about six weeks ago. Â“He was the first person to show up at the dinner table, which was remark able, and he was drink ing hot tea, which was even more remarkable,Â” he said. Â“He had really turned a corner.Â” Adams is survived by his wife, Tracy, and two children.Publicist: Casey Kasem will be buried in Norway LOS ANGELES Â— The wife of Casey Kasem plans to bury the late radio per sonality in Norway Â— con trary to KasemÂ’s desire to be interred in Los Angeles and against the wishes of his adult children, a publi cist for KasemÂ’s daughter said Friday. The children were working with a private investigator but have few legal options to prevent the overseas burial, pub licist Danny Deraney told The Associated Press. Kasem, host of Â“American Top 40,Â” died on June 15 at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82 and suffering from dementia. His death followed a lengthy battle over his care between Jean Kasem and his three adult children from his first marriage. 2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 JACKSONVILLE I n Todd BlakeÂ’s kitchen, a framed picture of floating rainbow hot-air balloons rests on the wall. The art brings back memories of wedding rings, a balloon ride with his new bride and the beginning of their journey into the unknown. In the stillness of the sky on their hon eymoon balloon ride, Blake and his wife, Maja, now both 23, didnÂ’t feel any wind or hear much of anything. Blake said he could still feel the pain in his lungs from the terminal cancer, but he ignored it. Enjoying the time was more important.The hospital could wait.Blake, a Jacksonville native who lives in Jacksonville Beach, was diagnosed with Stage IV HodgkinÂ’s lymphoma about five years ago. He graduated this month from the University of Florida, receiving a bachelorÂ’s degree in business adminis tration with a 4.0 GPA, earning him the universityÂ’s highest honors. He went on national TV to share his story with Â“The Today Show.Â” Blake said he realized about two years ago Â— after the chemotherapy stopped working, after his cancer appeared for the third time Â— that the disease was going to kill him. He had two choices: Give up, or live life in fast-forward mode. He married his college sweetheart, start ed a foundation to help young adults with cancer, got a job at a real estate company and adopted a puppy. SaturdayÂ’s graduation was another check off his list before he moves on to new goals: to write a book, record an album with his wife, grow his faith and be the best husband possible. He ignores the doctorsÂ’ estimates of time left Â— all that matters is itÂ’s small. That means Blake has to make every day count.Man sleeping at intersection leads police chase GREENACRES Â— A man found sleep ing in his car at an intersection led police on a chase before being arrested in a Greenacres gated community. Twenty-one-year-old Joslet Jean-Charles was asleep behind the wheel at a busy intersection around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Police received several calls about the 2003 Ford Taurus. Police pulled a patrol car in front of Jean-Charles, who awoke, put his car in reverse, drove around the police car and fled. He abandoned the vehicle at the gate of the Waterway Village development. Police did not initially find JeanCharles, but arrested him at an address found on a bill inside the car. He was charged with fleeing and allud ing, operating without a license, resist ing arrest and a probation violation. He remains in Palm Beach County Jail with a $7,000 bail.SWAT team rightly killed man during drug bust TAMPA Â— A Tampa Police internal review has concluded that SWAT team members acted appropriately in the shooting of a Seminole Heights man in May. The review found that Cpl. Eric Wasierski and Officer Edwin Perez Â“feared for their lives and the safety of othersÂ” when they killed 29-year-old Jason Westcott on May 27. The SWAT team entered WescottÂ’s home on a narcotics investigation look ing for large amounts of marijuana. They found 0.2 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, plastic baggies and jars with residue of the drug. The amount was worth $2. The investigation concluded that Westcott raised a 9mm pistol at police when they entered his bedroom. Wasierski and Perez immediately shot him. Wescott had no state criminal record besides traffic violations and a misdemean or marijuana possession 11 years ago.Homeowners, child survive shootout with intruder JACKSONVILLE Â— A Jacksonville man and woman are in stable condition after a shootout with an intruder that broke into their home Friday morning. Police say the suspect, 21-year-old Trevel Yates, was killed during the assault. The pair had just woken up when they heard a loud noise of someone break ing in the back door, Sgt. Michael Paul reported. The 50-year-old man fought with Yates and was hit several times with a blunt object. The man retrieved a firearm and exchanged gunfire with the suspect. The 60-year-old woman also got a gun and shot at the suspect. A child in the home was unharmed.The Jacksonville SheriffÂ’s Office is investigating the death and the State AttorneyÂ’s Office is reviewing the case.Air Force sergeant gets death in double murder LARGO Â— A former Air Force sergeant has been sentenced to death in the killing of his ex-girlfriend and their 15-month old child. Ralph Wright Jr., 46, was found guilty Friday by Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Thane Covert of a crime the judge called Â“especially heinous, atrocious or cruel.Â” Covert said, Â“The death penalty is the appropriate sentence.Â” There are 393 oth ers on FloridaÂ’s death row. PEOPLE IN THE NEWS HOW TO REAC H USMain number ....... (386) 752-1293 Fax number ............. 752-9400 Circulation .............. 755-5445 Online .. www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is pub lished Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. 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Mike Heller, Sp ecial Events Manager for the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch (from left), inducted Captain David Wingate, Detention Deputy Ad am Jernigan and Holly Castagna (not pictured) into the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch Silver Star Society. Sheriff Ma rk Hunter presided over the ceremony. He congratulated and thanked the inductees for their Â“example of selfless giving and sup port of the Youth Ranches.Â” The Silver Star Society Â“was established to acknowledge, with grateful appreciation, those don or friends with consistent and faithful support of our boys and girls.Â” Dying of cancer, man graduates, marries sweetheart AROUND FLORIDA The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. And thanks for reading. See an error? If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org. SubmissionsCOURTESYSmith performs at Rotary ClubTerra Smith, of Live Oak, recently performed at the Rotary Club of Lake City monthly meeting. Terra has been singing since childhood at church and with local venues and sang a medley of country, gospel and original songs. She shared the stage with her grandmother, Linda Jenkins, for one melody. Terra is with the Dixie Grill of Live Oak and stood in as a sur prise program presented by Rotary President, John Wheeler. Scripture of the Day Choosing to be positive and having a grate ful attitude is going to determine how youÂ’re going to live your life. Â— Joel Osteen, American preacher, televangelist and author (born 1963) Â“Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God. Make room in your hearts for us.Â” Â— 1 Corinthians 7:1-2 Thought for Today Q Associated Press Q Associated Press Â‘DogtownÂ’ skateboarder Jay Adams dies at 53
LIVE OAK Joshua Peavy, a once-big hit at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is now one of the top competitors on a national singing competition. Peavy, a Soperton, Ga. Church of God youth minister, is among six chosen last week to compete in the semi-finals on Rising Star tonight. Rising Star, a live singing competition with judges Brad Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris and host Josh Groban, airs at 9 p.m. on ABC. Prepping for what he hopes is his next to the last performance on Rising Star, Peavy said theres much more involved in TV production than he ever dreamed. You may have to do 10 hours of work to get just 30 seconds of TV, he said in a phone interview this week. I know so much now that its prepared me for making decisions and given me confidence. Peavy has been performing for as long as he can remember. Mom and dad, being in the ministry, I was on stage at age 3. And the stages have only gotten bigger. In 1996 Peavy won a talent contest at Universal Studios. Then, in 2012, he entered the Texaco County Showdown (now the Country Showdown) and competed on stage at the SOSMP. Although he didnt win that competition, he clearly didnt give up. He auditioned in April for the first season of Rising Star and the rest is history. A married father of two, Peavy performs songs such as American Woman, How Am I Supposed To Live Without You, Too Close and Everything I Do. His voice has kept him in the top percentage of votes each week as fans vote via social media during his live performances. Although his family remained in Georgia throughout the two months of competition, he thanks them for being super supportive. They watch and get knots in their stomach each Sunday night, but Im just calm about it, he said. Peavy said hes also grateful for his many fans who have kept him on the show. Thank you for your support, you can feel it way out here through Twitter, Facebook, and other social media, he said. My fans have been a source of strength keep it up. But thats not where his only strength is coming from. God is still the most important thing in my life. Hes still priority, my family is still precious, and I believe His hand is in the works here, he said. Be sure to tune in tonight at 9 p.m. to watch Rising Star on ABC. Most of all, go to risingstar.com, get the app and sign up to vote and help Peavy win. Remember, you must vote during the live show, not afterwards. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 3A 934 NE Lake DeSoto Circle, Lake City, FL(Next to Courthouse) Youth League RegistrationAug. 16-17 1-4pmSIGN UP TODAY! rfntbbMake your weekly reservation for fun! Women Senior Men Mixed Youth $ 1 0 0 0 0 m i n c u o r g 1 5 1 % A P Y* D e p o s i t s a r e f e d e r a l l y i n s u r e d b y t h e N C U A a U S G o v e r n m e n t A g e n c y f o r u p t o $ 2 5 0 0 0 0 A n n u a l P e r c e n t a g e Y i e l d ( A P Y ) e f f e c t i v e 7 / 3 0 / 2 0 1 4 a n d s u b j e c t t o c h a n g e a t a n y t i m e 2 5 m o n t h A P R i s 1 5 0 % 3 6 0 p e n a l t y d a y s O f f e r e x p i r e s 8 / 3 0 / 1 4 2 5 m o n t h C D S p e c i a l F e d e r a l l y I n s u r e d b y t h e N C U A By JIM TURNER The News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Floridas jobless mark continued its steady run through 2014, holding at 6.2 percent from June to July, the state Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. The numbers indicate there were about 1,600 fewer people employed in July in Florida than a month earlier. And unlike a national report where the workforce grew by about 329,000 month to month, a .2 percent increase, the Sunshine State recorded a 16,000 decrease in the overall civilian labor force between June and July, a 0.2 percent drop. Unemployment in Columbia County jumped 0.5 percent in July from June, to 6.8 from 6.3 percent. Total employment fell to 28,655, from 28,847 in June. The workforce shrank slightly as well, to 30,740 from 30,788. In highlighting the positives of the latest state employment numbers, DEO pointed to long-term positive trends based on the economic climate over the past three years and Floridas pro-growth business policies. Gov. Rick Scott, fighting for re-election with a campaign message dependent heavily on his economic and jobs record, focused Friday on private-sector job growth. Floridas private sector created more than 2,000 jobs for Florida families in July, bringing total private-sector job creation since December 2010 to 620,300, Scott said in a prepared statement. Every new job positively impacts a family, and todays announcement is more great news for Florida families looking to live the American Dream in the Sunshine State. The focus of Scotts comment drew a rebuke from the Florida Democratic Party. Democratic Party spokesman Max Steele tweeted, Gov. Scotts email touts FL gaining 2.1k jobs in July. Only problem? FL lost ~3.7k in the same month, for net of -1.6k. The states unemployment rate, which stood at 7.3 percent a year ago, has been mostly flat this year, wavering between 6.2 percent and 6.3 percent. The same goes for the national mark which went up from 6.1 percent to 6.2 percent from June to July, with the data indicating more workers were resuming employment or at least searching for jobs. Besides state government jobs, the biggest June to July gains in Florida were found in the fields of construction, real estate, and entertainment and recreation. In the same time, manufacturing, professional management and wholesale trade showed the largest percentage drops in jobs. Across Florida, the lowest unemployment rates continue to come in parts of the Panhandle and Monroe County, which includes the Keys. Walton and Monroe counties stood at 3.9 percent unemployment, up from the 3.4 percent recorded in June for Walton County and the 3.5 percent reported in June for Monroe County. The next lowest county figures were for Okaloosa, 4.9 percent, Wakulla, 5.2 percent and St. Johns, 5.5 percent. Southwest Floridas Hendry County maintained the states highest unemployment rate, growing from 10.6 percent in June to 12.5 percent in July. The next highest were Flagler and Hamilton counties, both at 9.3 percent, and Glades County, at 9.0 percent. Lake City Reporter staff contributed to this report.Unemployment rate here jumped .5 percent in July State rate holds steady at 6.2 percent, lower than Columbia County. By BRANDON LARRABEEThe News Service of FloridaTALLAHASSEE Proposed special elections in the seven congressional districts redrawn by the Legislature earlier this week would have to wait until at least spring of next year, Secretary of State Ken Detzners office said in a court filing Friday. The special elections could not take place until after the regular November vote was certified and some other post-election reports were finished --a process that will last into December, according to the filing. Accounting for all the things that would then have to be done to prepare for the special elections, Detzners brief says that the earliest possible Tuesday for a primary election would be March 17. A general election could then be held May 26. After consultation with the county supervisors of elections, who are charged with the difficult and complicated duty of planning and conducting elections, it has been determined that it is not possible to conduct a special primary election for newly drawn congressional districts between the regularly scheduled primary and general elections or on the same day as the general election, attorneys for Detzner wrote. Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis, who prompted a special legislative session by striking down two congressional districts for violating the Florida Constitutions ban on political gerrymandering, had asked Detzner and the supervisors to come up with a schedule for possible special elections to fill any seats affected by the new map. Lewis said he needed to see the Legislatures revised plan and hear from elections officials before making a final decision about delaying this years vote. While lawmakers redrew the districts during the session that ended Monday, they protested any possible delay in the regularly scheduled 2014 elections. They say tens of thousands of Florida voters, including members of the military serving overseas, have already begun returning absentee ballots in primaries scheduled for Aug. 26. Early voting is also underway in some counties. But voting-rights organizations and voters who sued to overturn the original plan for the congressional districts, which were approved in 2012, say its not fair to hold elections based on unconstitutional districts. Lewis is expected to hold a hearing Wednesday on the new map and the possibility of a special election. Meanwhile, the Legislature filed a brief Friday describing the new map to Lewis and defending it from an anticipated challenge by plaintiffs in the redistricting lawsuit. The Legislature acted promptly and in good faith not only to correct the deficiencies identified by this court but also to enact a plan that dramatically enhances both the visual and numerical compactness of the entire region, while protecting from diminishment the ability of minorities to elect their preferred candidates, lawyers for the House and Senate wrote. The attorneys specifically defended the decision not to radically overhaul the district represented by Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown, which now would cut through seven counties as it runs from Jacksonville to Orlando, down from eight counties in the original map. Some plaintiffs want the district to have an east-west orientation instead. No member --Democrat or Republican --introduced a plan (in the special session) that did not in some fashion unite minority communities in Jacksonville and Orlando, the Legislatures attorneys wrote. With strong support from both sides of the aisle, a Jacksonville-to-Orlando district does not reflect a partisan gerrymander. Voting-rights groups that challenged the districts, such as the League of Women Voters of Florida, issued a brief statement Friday and said they wouldnt comment further. We do not agree with the positions taken by the legislative defendants, the secretary of state or the supervisors of elections in their filings today, attorney Thomas Zehnder said. We will be filing our response with the court by noon on Monday.States special congressional elections to wait until Secretary of State Detzner said voting in seven redrawn districts cant happen before November.Rising Star finalist former performer at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park ERIC MCCANDLESS/ ABCJoshua Peavy who performed at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in 2012 will perform live tonight on Rising Star at 9 p.m. on ABC. Joshua Peavy competes live tonight on ABC.
O h no! The United States is falling behind in yet anoth-er big area Â— commercial use of drones. (Those things that buzz around and gather information and drop bombs over-seas but donÂ’t yet deliver Amazon packages.) Although drones seem to be in wide use elsewhere, the Federal Aviation Administration is nervous about letting U.S. skies fill up with them, citing safety and privacy concerns. The FAA already fined a photographer $10,000 for taking com-mercial pictures of a university by drone. It was overturned in court, but the FAA is appealing the deci-sion. Meanwhile, real estate agents are having a field day, literally, flying drones over houses to show buyers a different perspec-tive, ignoring the fact that this is against the law. The Des Moines Register found a number of real-tors who use drones they make themselves, ignoring a recommen-dation by the National Association of Realtors that drones not be used until the FAA approves them. Now, farmers want to use drones to check their crops. A company in Maryland is getting ready to sell them despite their illegality. Amazon head Jeff Bezos says he foresees the day when an Amazon order is delivered in 30 minutes by drone. Up in the sky! ItÂ’s a bird. ItÂ’s a plane. No, itÂ’s the Â“DivergentÂ” series from Amazon. He has teamed up with three drone manufacturers to lobby for government permission. Congress wants regulations ready by September 2015. But nobody expects that deadline to be met. Most think regulations wonÂ’t be enforceable for months, if not years. The FAA, however, has suggested there could be 7,500 licensed drones in the United States by 2018 and is test-ing drones in six states. In Europe, progress is much faster. Also, the U.S. military has no qualms about bombing terrorist targets using drones, which has convinced some foreigners that all Americans are drone-crazy. But Canada, Australia, Japan and the United Kingdom are far ahead of the U.S. in commercial drone use. Last year Transport Canada, a regulatory body, issued 1,000 non-military permits for drones. The U.S. has issued one commercial air permit, in June, giving BP authority to use drones in its oil operations in Alaska for five years. While American hobbyists fly drones (not near airports or high-er than 400 feet), most Americans seem to be leery of weird uniden-tified objects buzzing over their heads. The other day my mother wanted to watch Â“Gone with the WindÂ” in honor of its 75th anniver-sary. She enjoyed the anticipation of waiting for her DVD to arrive two days later and had a pleasant conversation with the mail carrier who delivered it. She didnÂ’t have to scan the skies waiting for it to fall on her doorstep. OPINION Sunday, August 17, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com 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 Â— Â“Newspapers get things done!Â” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Emily Lawson, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writerÂ’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: email@example.com C ampaigning for the Aug. 26 prima-ry has been fairly clean to date, but right about now is when the mud starts flying, historically. Politics is tough business, and we encourage honest, even fierce debate over policy and other public matters. LetÂ’s just not get personal about it.For instance, leave candidatesÂ’ families out of it Â— unless, of course, it is a matter of immediate and pressing concern that bears directly on the contest in question. Cases like that are few and far between. Human nature being what it is, we wonÂ’t be altogether shocked should the current race turn nasty in its waning days. Folks often justify their attacks by saying this or that personal quirk reveals a deeply flawed character, mak-ing Candidate X unqualified for office. Usually itÂ’s just an excuse to spread mali-cious gossip. Bottom line, itÂ’s the attackerÂ’s own character thatÂ’s on display in such instances. Candidates, donÂ’t be afraid to speak your mind on the campaign trail. We want to hear what you have to say.Just make sure you and your supporters stay focused on matters of genuine public concern. LetÂ’s keep it clean, candidates Q Associated Press Championship week in local politics TODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1807, Robert FultonÂ’s North River Steamboat began heading up the Hudson River on its successful round trip between New York and Albany. In 1863, Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of pounding. In 1943, the Allied conquest of Sicily during World War II was completed as U.S. and British forces entered Messina. In 1962, East German border guards shot and killed 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who had attempted to cross the Berlin Wall into the western sector. In 1969, Hurricane Camille slammed into the Mississippi coast as a Category 5 storm that was blamed for 256 U.S. deaths, three in Cuba. In 1983, lyricist Ira Gershwin died in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 86. W elcome to champion-ship week in Columbia County. It is showdown time in local politics and the candidates competing for office, so far, have not disappointed the public. This midterm election locally is normally slower because itÂ’s not the cycle that sees all the consti-tutional officersÂ’ terms up for con-sideration. This year is different, as there are competitive races for city council, school board, county commission, and a county attor-neyÂ’s race that is unique in Florida and hasnÂ’t been contested in more than a quarter century. It is an exciting time.IÂ’m always amazed at the motivation behind local politics. Some people immerse themselves in the Â“vote gameÂ” with the intensity of Christianity and college football combined. It is their passion. Early voting started Saturday and continues this week. The Supervisor of Elections office is open today, Sunday, if youÂ’re so inclined to go on a traditionally slow day and cast your vote possi-bly without standing in line. The start of early voting always steps up the pace of the campaign. Candidates shift from door knock-ing and neighborhood visits to wave mode. They stand on street corners in high traffic areas Â— especially near the SupervisorÂ’s office this week Â— hold their campaign signs and wave to passing motorists. Some bring an army, but I always try to count the number of times I see the actual candidate standing in stifling heat, reaching out to the voters. How bad does the person on the ballot want it? If youÂ’re still undecided on a candidate, do your research. We published a VoterÂ’s Guide on Friday that includes unedited responses from each candidate, as they answered a few questions about important issues facing their respective positions. It also includes biographical information on each candidate, as supplied by the candidate. We have a few extra copies available at the LCR office at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. Also, the final political forum is set for Tuesday night at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. The Columbia County Republican Executive Committee has done an excellent job of hosting these non-partisan rallies at locations throughout Columbia County. These rallies are free and open to anyone from any political party. They serve a chicken pilau dinner at these events, too. Candidates from each race will have the opportunity to speak to the public and talk about their goals and vision. This weekÂ’s conclusion has the makings of a title bout, as not only all local can-didates will be present to speak, but commitments are in place for several top state officials, includ-ing Attorney General Pam Bondi, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, plus others. It is a canÂ’t-miss event.Aside from watching how all the posturing unfolds, I have great respect for anyone at any level who decides they are the best can-didate to make a difference and throws his or her hat in the ring. Candidates devote a lot of time and a lot of money to the ritual of running a campaign. If they are doing it right, they get bombarded with questions from residents from all walks. They are available on the phone, on the doorstep and in the coffee shops. The final stretch of the gold medal round of local politics is upon us. Election day is Tuesday, Aug. 26. If youÂ’re a registered voter, thereÂ’s no reason to sit on the sidelines. Get involved, make your voice heard, and go vote. Commercial drones on the way! Todd Wilsontwilson@lakecityreporter.com Q Todd Wilson is publisher of the Lake City Reporter. Ann McFeattersamcfeatters@nationalpress.com Q McClatchey News Service columnist Ann McFeatters has covered the White House and national politics since 1986.4AOPINION
Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 5A Larry Allen Kendall Mr. Larry Allen Kendall, 69, passed away on Thursday, Au gust 14, 2014 at his home. He was born in Harrison, Geor gia to the late J.D. and Anita G. [Holmes] Douglass and had lived here in Columbia County for the past 19 years, having moved here from Ft. Pierce, Florida. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed hunt LQJVKLQJDQGJRLQJWRWKHgun range but, spending time with his family and grandkids meant the world to him. Lar ry was the kind of man that would give you the shirt off of his back if you needed it, a true friend. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Brenda Douglass. Survivors inclued his devot HGZLIHRI\HDUV6KDURQMarie Kendall of Lake City, FL; sons, Jeffery (Laura) Ken dall of Vero Beach, FL and Scott (Lynn) Kendall of Black hawk, SD; step sons, Denny (Debbie) Ammons of Martin, TN and Christopher Ammons of Lake City, FL; daughter, Angela Copley of Lake City, FL; brothers, Ronnie Kend all of Harrison, GA and Fred (Margaret) Kendall of Ft. Pierce, FL; sisters, Kim (Alter Lee) Mauldin of Lake Park, GA, Marilee (Lonnie) Woods of Vero Beach, Fl, and Linda Sullivan of Ft. Pierce, FL; 7 grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday; August 21, 2014 in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Visita tion with the family will be held Wednesday evening, August 20, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South Us Hwy 441, Lake City, FL. 32025. (386) 752-1954. Please leave words of com fort for the family online at www.gatewayforestlawn.com ATTENTIONPARENTS DonÂ’t Be The Last To Sign Up For School VPK Still Available Green Gable Learning TreeGwen LK755-7677Free afterschool childcare for VBK students when signing up. WILSONÂ’S OUTFITTERS 1291 SE Baya Dr, Lake City (386) 755-7060 WilsonsOutfitters@comcast.net Sandals Selection 30% offBack to School T-Shirts & more In Stock Camo & BackpacksNew styles arriving soon! Obituaries are paid advertise ments. For details, call the Lake City ReporterÂ’s classified department at 752-1293. OBITUARIES Q To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.COMMUNITY CALENDAR Club RegistrationThe Boys and Girls Club of Columbia County is now registering for the fall session which will run from Aug. 18 through Oct. 18 Children 6-14 are eligible to attend. Transportation is offered from all elementary and middle schools. The club offers a variety of activities, including a homework room and computers. Cost for the nine-week session is $160. Call 752-4184 for more information. Or visit the club at 279 NE Jones Way.Back to SchoolPinemount Elementary PTO is hosting a Back to School Bash on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Skate Palace, 357 NW Hall of Fame Dr. The event is free to Pinemount families. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Lake City AglowLake City Aglow Lighthouse will be meeting on August 25, at 7 p.m. at the New Beginnings of Life Church, 184 EW Windswept Glen. The speaker is Lanette Escobar who is a motivational speaker and author. She shares a message of how pains, struggles and hardships can become a passionate message of hope, truth and healing as we find a safe harbor in the storms of life. For more information call 386-935-4018 or 386-497-2033.Soil testingColumbia County Master Gardeners will do free soil pH testing each Wednesday at the Columbia County Extension OfficeÂ’s new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170. Drop off soil samples 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 Â“Pot Recycle.Â” For more information, call 752-5384. CPAAA FundraiserThe Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is hosting a garage sale fundraiser Sept. 6-7 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 DepartmentÂ’s K-9 unit and officers. Please drop off items for donation (excluding cloth ing) at the vacant parking lot across from LCPD, 225 NW Main Blvd, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.Artists WantedThe 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 invit ed to submit an application. Application Deadline: Applications and with an entry fee of $25 for mem bers or $35 for non-members must be submitted by August 22. A photo or digital image must be submit ted with the application. Applications are available at The Frame Shop & Gallery and the Suwannee River Regional Library.Folk in the SpringsOn Sunday, Sept. 21 Folk music will take over High Springs as A different Folk artist will be per forming at a different location throughout down town High Springs. This is to highlight the artists and specific locations within walking distance of Main Street. There will be seven artists in six loca tions. Kicking off the show is Elaine Mahon, a Folk artist from Gainesville, with her award-winning CD Â“Rise.Â” A grand finale will be at the Great Outdoors starting at 6 p.m.EVENTS COMING UP JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterWater aerobics at the Aquatic ComplexColumbia Aquatic Complex lifeguard Andrew Fortier, 17, teaches a water aerobics class at the pool Friday morning. Aug. 17GodÂ’s Not DeadWellborn Church of God, 3330 US Hwy 90, Wellborn, will show Â“GodÂ’s Not DeadÂ” on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. Call Pastor Cobb at 386-623-1348 for more.Aug. 18SCORE WorkshopA SCORE EntrepreneurÂ’s Workshop will be held Aug. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at Columbia County Public Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. It is free to attend the workshop but an RSVP is required. Call 386-752-2000 to do so.Aug. 19Fall GardeningUF/IFAS Extension, 971 Duval St., will have a Fall Vegetable Gardening class on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 4 p.m. The class will discuss soil prep, water and fer tilizer needs. Learn what to plant now, next month, and through the fall/win ter. The class is free and no registration is needed.Art League MeetingThe monthly meet ing of the Art League of North Florida will held on Tuesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m. at The First Presbyterian Church in the Fellowship Hall, 697 SW Baya Dr. The community is invited to attend. The meeting will consist of fel lowship, dinner, program, and business meeting. The program speaker will dis cuss his experiences with nature photography.Aug. 20Early LearningThe Early Learning Coalition of FloridaÂ’s Gateway Inc. will have a board meeting Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 9 a.m. at 1104 SW Main Blvd. Call Stacey DePratter at 386-752-9770 for more.Sea CadetThe 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, fit ness, and self-discipline. An informational meet ing to learn more or sign up will be held Saturday, August 23, at 10 a.m. at the Richardson Middle School cafeteria, 646 SE Pennsylvania St. See www.LibertySeaCadets.org for details. Aug. 21Flowers and FinanceLake City Florist, 796 W Duval Street, will host two presentations on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. Cathy smith, a designer with Lake City Florist, will present FlowerloreÂ— Fact, Fiction, or Somewhere in Between? Steve Smith, a financial advisor with Edward Jones, will present Women and Investing. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. To reserve a space for yourself and a guest, call Traci Norris at 386-758-6888 no later than Aug. 18.Fall GardeningUF/IFAS Extension will have a Fall Vegetable Gardening class on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:45 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library on Route 47. The class will discuss soil prep, water and fer tilizer needs. Learn what to plant now, next month, and through the fall/win ter. The class is free and no registration is needed.Suicide GriefRecognizing the Symptoms and Signs of Suicide will be offered to the public on Thursday, August 21 at 2 p.m. at the Wings Education Center, 857 SW Main Blvd. The workshop, facilitated by Jan Green, MSW LMHC will offer an overview of ways to cope with Suicide Grief. This workshop is provided as a community service and is offered to all at no charge. For informa tion or to register contact Vicki Myers at 755-7714 Ext. 2411 or 866-642-0962.Mat/Frame WorkshopBranford 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 HarmonÂ’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 386-935-2044. Aug. 23Habitat Work DayHabitat for Humanity of Lake City is having a work day on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8 a.m. The house location is 117 SE Jeremy Place. Please bring paint brushes to help caulk and paint.Aug. 25American HeritageThe American Heritage Girls, Troop FL8811, is having a parents meeting on Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Hopeful Baptist Church. If you would like your daugh ter (age 5-18) to experience new challenges, serve oth ers and make new friends, come see what American Heritage is all about. Trail Life (for boys) will have a parents meeting at the same time and place to make it easy on families with chil dren in both. Find more information on the American Heritage Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AHGTroopFL8811. The first kids meeting of the year is Sept. 8.Aug. 27Q&ARep. Ted Yoho (R-Gainesville) announces mobile office hours at Lake City City Hall, 205 N Marion Ave., hosted by his local con stituent advocates on August 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.Quilters GuildThe Lady of the Lake Quilters Guild will meet on Wednesday, August 27 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 4369 US 441 South. Social time is at 9:30 a.m. and the Business meeting at 10:00. Charm Strips color for August is purple. The Â“I SpyÂ” fab ric exchange continues. You will need ten 8-inch squares. Place squares suitable for Â“I SpyÂ” quilt in a plastic bag with your name on the front. Any questions please call Melba at 755-0781. Visitors are always welcome. For information call Ruth Kennedy 386-628-6407 or Marcia Kazmierski 386-752-2461. Aug. 28Nursing HomeIf you are concerned about how to pay for nurs ing home for yourself or your loved ones, Teresa Byrd Morgan will hold an informative workshop on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. Seating is limited and registration is required. Call Shana Miller at 386-755-1977 to RSVP.Sept. 5Friday JazzThere will be a 1st Friday Smooth Jazz Event on Sept. 5 from 6-10 p.m. at the Tracks Sports and Entertainment Club, 164 NE Railroad St. The event will feature Lisa Straughter, Shalea Jernigan and Robin Ross. Admission is $10 at the door. Any artists interested in performing for future dates, call Pam Cooley at 407-690-0776. Sept. 6Anniversary Party Jerry Randolph Kemp I and Patricia Riley Kemp request your company at a 50th wedding anniversary and vow renewal celebra tion on Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. at Gateway Baptist Church, 3252 SW State Road 247. A reception will follow at the same location. At the cou pleÂ’s request, no gifts please.
6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 would like to congratulate149 SE College Place Lake City, FL 32055St. Leo UniversityOn their August 13, 2014 Ribbon cutting ceremony for their Lake City o ce renovation 149 SE College Place NOTICE OF MEETING AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE CITY OF LAKE CITY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Airport Advisory Committee for the City of Lake City, Florida will hold a meeting on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:00 P.M., in the Council Chambers located on the second floor of City Hall at 205 North Marion Avenue, Lake City, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: If you require special aid/services for the meeting identified above, as addressed in the American Disabilities Act, please contact the City Managers Office at (386) 719-5768. AUDREY E SIKES, MMC. City Clerk 146 SW ORTHOPAEDIC CT, LAKE CITY 386.755.9215 WWW.TOIHEALTH.COMTristan A. Altbuch, M.D. James W. Berk, M.D. Frank D. Ellis, M.D. Edward M. Jaffe, M.D. Adil Kabeer, M.D. Richard E. Kinard, M.D. Jeffrey C. Glenn, D.O. Timothy Lane, M.D. Joseph R. Locker, M.D. Zakariah S. Mahmood, M.D. Rizwan Mansoor, M.D. Phillip L. Parr, M.D. Mark A. Petty, M.D. Rodger D. Powell, M.D. Jonathan R. Pritt, M.D. Michael K. Riley, M.D. David L. Roberts, M.D. Andrew F. Rocca, M.D. Marc J. Rogers, D.O. Jason J. Rosenberg, M.D. Paul J. Rucinski, M.D. Edward J. Sambey, M.D. Arthur M. Sharkey, M.D. Jason Shinn, M.D. James B. Slattery, M.D. John C. Stevenson, M.D. D. Troy Trimble, D.O. James B. Vogler III, M.D.Jerey C. Glenn, D.O. is pleased to announce that he has joined The Orthopaedic Institute Serving North Florida for Over 30 Years Orthopaedic Surgery Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Hip, Knee & Shoulder Surgery JEFFREY C. GLENN, D.O. Board Certied Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship Trained Joint ReplacementDr. Glenn is practicing out of The Orthopaedic Institutes Lake City Facility and operating at Lake City Medical Center Two words immediately come to mind whenever someone mentions Take Stock in Children: thank you. I am an alumna of the North Central Florida Take Stock in Children program and must say thank you to all of the staff, mentors and donors who have made this program possible within our area. Take Stock in Children is a statewide mentoring program that provides a scholarship incentive for deserving low-income, at risk students. The Foundation for Florida Gateway College is the lead agency for the North Central Florida Take Stock in Children Program which serves Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist and Union counties. Two year-tuition scholarships are provided to FGC through the program. It is Take Stocks mission to give its students the necessary resources to graduate high school and then continue their education so that they may realize their potential and become productive members of the community. I loved being a Take Stock student and was fortunate to have the same mentor for all four years of high school. The relationship that I developed with my mentor meant so much to me. Take Stock gave me a friend and a confidante that I needed during a rough transitional phase of my life. It provided me with the necessary support system to progress through this phase with my head held high and a good academic track record. Receiving the Take Stock scholarship was also a welcomed contribution to my dream of graduating high school. I was at risk of being a statistic. Take Stock saw the possibilities within me and decided to invest its energies to help me realize my true potential. As a result of these efforts, I am now a graduate of Dixie County High School, Florida Gateway College and Florida State University. The relationship I developed with my mentor is something that I hold dear even now. Her devotion and love inspired me to return to Take Stock in Children as first a mentor and now an employee of the program. Its interesting to be a mentor after once being a mentee. I have several wonderful mentees who have taught me so much, and I am proud of each and every one of them. They have given me the opportunity to learn about myself and a sense of peace that I have never known before. I only hope that they enjoy meeting with me as much as I do them. The honors that I have received throughout my life are a result of the people, such as my Take Stock in Children mentor, who invested in me. Without each and every one of them I would not be where I am today. So many other students in the community need a mentor just as I did. With the start of another school year, we are looking for new mentors in the community to do just what our name says Take Stock in Children. For more information on the North Central Florida Take Stock in Children program, please call 386-754-4392 or 386-754-4475.Take Stock in Children may specialize in scholarships and mentoring, but most of all it provides hope which is the greatest gift of all. A thank you for taking stock in at-risk children Crystal TolarTake Stock in Children alumna Crystal Tolar is a Take Stock in Children alumna, graduate of Dixie County High, Florida Gateway College, and Florida State University. Kyron White, 15, shows off the new haircut and backpack filled with school supplies he got at Christ Central Ministries Operation Backpack event on Saturday. Operation BackpackChrist Centrals 16th Annual Meghann Rogers, a certified nursing assistant and Florida Gateway College nursing student who helped give children free physicals at Operation Backpack, writes down Kaden Ferrells weight. Kaden, an 8-year-old going into third grade, needs a physical exam because he wants to play baseball at his school. Photos by SARAH LOFTUS/Lake City ReporterOperation Backpack volunteer Shirley Munoz hands six-year-old Brianna Patterson, whos going into first grade, a box of crayons at the event as Briannas mother, Stacy Patterson, watches. At Operation Backpack, parents who cant afford back-to-school-supplies could bring their school-aged children to the church to get free backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, physical exams, immunizations, vision exams and vitamins. Patterson said that as a single mother the event definitely helps her. See the full story in Tuesdays edition of the Reporter. Hair stylist Dyan Warner cuts Natalie Nelsons hair at Christ Centrals Operation Backpack event Saturday. Natalie, who is 12 and starting seventh grade, said she loves her new haircut. She also got free school supplies at the event. Danielle Hysell (left), a certified nursing assistant who helped give physical exams at Operation Backpack, asks 13-year-old MaKayla Deane questions about her health. Deane is going into the seventh grade. The free physical exams at the event were for children entering kindergarten and seventh grade and those who are playing sports.
Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 7A Certified SolidWorks Associate Auto CAD Certified User ServSafe NCCER OSHA Microsoft Office Specialist Certified Nursing Assistant Agriculture R o b o t i c s a n d E n g i n e e r i n g E a r l y C h i l d h o o d E d Culinary Arts C A R E E R A N D T E C H N I C A L E D U C A T I O N C A R E E R A N D T E C H N I C A L E D U C A T I O N C A R E E R A N D T E C H N I C A L E D U C A T I O N A g r i b i o t e c h n o l o g y C e r t i f i c a t i o n NATEF Certified Veterinary Assistant W e l d i n g S m a l l G a s E n g i n e s Auto Body Repair NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS The Columbia County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age disabilit y o r marital status in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district also provides eq ual access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act. Que sti ons, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment may be sent to: Narragansett M. Smith, Co lumbia County School District, Equity Officer, 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida 32055, (386) 755 8015 during the previous two school years. State law says any charter school that receives two consecutive Fs will be shut down unless the school makes a successful appeal. Shining Star will appeal on its FCAT gains. Shining Star students will attend the first day of school as normal. If the school is granted a waiver, it will stay open, and the school year will proceed as normal. Assistant Superintendent Lex Carswell told the Lake City Reporter in June that if the schools appeal is successful, it will have to write up a school improvement plan, which the district will monitor closely. If Shining Star is not given a waiver of termination, Florida law states it will be the Columbia County school boards job to issue a closure order for the school. FDOE Press Secretary Cheryl Etters said the district can either issue an immediate closure or a 90-day one. Huddleston indicated the board will go with the 90-day one. However, Etters could not say if the charter school will stay open during those 90 days after that closure is issued. If the state board of education does not grant Shining Star a waiver the school will close, and its students will return to their neighborhood schools, Carswell told the Reporter in June. Supt. Terry Huddleston said on Friday that if the academy is shut down, hell call the Florida charter school office and commissioner of education for advice on how to place the schools students into other schools. However, Etters said how students are placed into other schools is up to the district. Whether the charter school is given a waiver of termination depends on how well the schools FCAT gains from the 2013-14 school year measure up to those of nearby district schools. According to Florida law, the schools gains must be equal to or better than those of surrounding schools. The gains of Shining Stars third-, fourthand fifth-grade students will be compared to those of students at Pinemount, Summers and Westside elementary schools. The gains of its sixthand seventh-graders will be compared to the gains of students in those grades at Richardson and Lake City middle schools. FDOE told the Reporter earlier this month that the school district will be allowed to comment during the Monday meeting, but Huddleston said the district wont do so except to answer any questions its asked. DOE said the school district is allowed to comment on the schools FCAT gains. But ultimately, the state education board is the one that decides whether to grant Shining Star a waiver of termination. Teachers, volunteers, students and their parents spoke during the public comments section of Tuesdays school board meeting to tell the board how much they love Shining Star and to ask if there was anything the board could do to help the school stay open. One of the schools teachers, Jennifer Richard, said if Shining Star shuts down, its students will lose the school they love so much. For them to be able to go there and paint or draw, it actually draws them into the school and excites them. If we lose this, they lose that, she said. Im very proud of what weve done 129 points is not something to shrug at. And yes, we missed the mark. We did. Thats on us, but we worked really hard with moving forward. Richard said she hopes the school gets at least one more year. We hope that differences aside we are given that chance, she said. Eight others, including two students, spoke about why they want Shining Star to stay open, and some, like Richard, asked that the board and district put aside perceived differences with Shining Star to help the school stay open. There have been claims that the school district purposely denied Shining Star a chance to work with the state differentiated accountability team, which provides instructional review for schools, this past year. Huddleston said the team goes to schools when principals request it. He said Shining Star Principal Tony Buzzella did not, which is why the team didnt go. If theyre (the public) implying that we specifically denied them (the school), thats not true, he said. At the school board meeting, one Shining Star parent, Christina Sivik, said her daughter loves Shining Star so much she wants to go to school even when shes sick. Her daughter, Kelsey Sivik, began crying during the meeting as she talked about how much she loves her school. Like my mom said, I dont care if Im sick or not, I want to go to school. I want to be a nurse when I get older. They help me with that. My science teacher helped me with that. He did everything he could for us, and our principal Dr. Buzzella is doing the same for us, she said. I couldnt ask for a better school. One woman, Bernice Presley, who volunteered one day a week at Shining Star during the past year, said the grade the school has received is not reflective of its students. Those students are truly someone special. I dont know who graded them, but God has the last word, she said. When they leave Shining Star, they are ready to be productive individuals... They are truly shining stars. Shining Star needs to stay open. During its first year of operation, the school received 248 out of a possible 800, and during the 201314 school year received 377 out of 800. A score of 395 is required for a grade of D. In both instances, Shining Star was the lowest-scoring school in the district. Shining Star had planned to appeal this years grade of F but notified the district Friday it would not, district officials said. CHARTERContinued From 1A From staff reportsHaven Hospice invites local artists to get connected with the ArtsCare Program by displaying work on their walls. The program will bring patients, families and artists together through the medium of art while supporting Haven Hospice services. To be considered, an artist must complete an exhibiting application and return it with a minimum of 10 photos representative of their work. The application can be found at www.havenhospice.org/ArtsCare. Artists who choose to display at Haven Hospice are not required to rent the wall space or submit to volunteer hours. The art will be scheduled to hang in the care center for eight weeks before it is changed out for new artwork. A portion of all proceeds benefit the unreimbursed programs and services provided by Haven Hospice to the patients and families it serves. Return completed Exhibiting Artist Applications by mail to Haven Hospice: Volunteer Services 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. You may also submit the application by email to: HavenEvents@HavenHospice.org.Connect with ArtsCares program, display your art with Haven Hospice By GARY FINEOUTAssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Former Gov. Charlie Crist is getting some help for his challenge to incumbent Gov. Rick Scott. And its coming from Florida taxpayers. Crist on Friday received more than $474,000 when he received his second check of public matching funds. He has now received slightly more than $1 million in state money to assist his campaign. Crist is not the only politician getting taxpayer matching help during the 2014 election. Former state senator Nan Rich has received slightly less than $200,000. Crist and Rich are Democrats. But all three Republican incumbents running for state Cabinet spots have also received taxpayer funds. Crist also accepted public money back in 2006 when he ran as a Republican. Any candidate running for a state office can qualify for matching money from taxpayers. The GOPcontrolled Legislature tried to repeal public financing of campaigns, but voters defeated the constitutional amendment in 2010. The amount of matching money each candidate receives is based on how much money is raised from Florida residents. Donations from corporations or outof-state residents cant be matched. Those who accept the matching money must abide by spending limits, but that limit does not apply to money spent by outside political committees or parties. Some Republicans have labeled public financing welfare for politicians but Crist in the past has defended accepting the money. Former Gov. Jeb Bush refused public money, as did both Scott and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink in 2010. Scott that year sued in federal court and successfully blocked a provision that would have given his primary opponent a dollar for dollar match based on how much money Scott spent. Greg Blair, a spokesman for Scotts re-election campaign, criticized Crists decision to accept the taxpayer funds. Charlie Crist is a millionaire who already receives a taxpayer-funded pension, and now hes making Florida taxpayers fund his false, negative attacks, said Blair. Kevin Cate, a spokesman for Crist, contended that by criticizing Crist the Scott campaign is also attacking his fellow Republican Cabinet members in a bid to do anything to hold on to power for his corporate giveaways. Crist gets another boost with public moneyBy SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.comA Lake City couple was arrested Thursday morning after a local woman returned to her house to find the couple in her backyard with some of her belongings in their pickup truck, according to a Columbia County Sheriffs Office arrest report. Christina Michele Gonzalez, 34, and Julian Griffin Luke, 43, both of 116 NE Bamboo Terrace, were arrested for criminal mischief/damaged property, burglary and trespassing, the report says. Both were booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility at 11:30 a.m., and both were still in jail at press time on a $7,000 bond. According to the report, the owner of the home got a call from her neighbor who told her there were two people at her house stealing from her. She said her neighbor also said the couples red pickup truck was stuck in her backyard. When she arrived at her house, she asked Gonzalez and Luke what they were doing, and they said they had permission from another woman to be on the property to pick up a washer and dryer, the report says. The homeowner looked in the couples truck to see that some of her Christmas decorations, including tree lights and a Christmas tree, were in it. When the woman questioned them about it, Gonzalez reportedly walked some of the items over to the house and placed them beside it. The stolen items include six sets of Christmas tree lights, valued at $40 each; four sets of Christmas lights that go on the outside of a house, valued at $100 each; one Christmas tree, valued at $150; and other outside Christmas decorations valued at $150. The victim told CCSO the couple drove over her septic tank multiple times. She also said they damaged her yard by driving on it and getting their truck stuck. Report: Couple stole Christmas decorations From staff reportsEarly Voting for the 2014 Primary Election runs now through Saturday, August 23. Voting hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 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 primary voting this week at two locations
7a 1p 7p 1a 6 a N A TIONAL FORECAST MAP 3 p.m. toda y N A TIONAL FORECAST : LAKE CITY ALMANA C KEY T O CONDITIONS: c=cloud y dr=drizzle, f=fair fg=fog h=hazy i=ice, pc=par tly cloud y r=rain, s=sunn y sh=sho w ers, sn=sno w ts=thunderstor ms, w=wind y SUNSunrise today Sunset today Sunrise tom. Sunset tom. MOONMoonrise today Moonset today Moonrise tom. Moonset tom. UV INDEX T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the a r ea on a scale f r om 0 FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The W eather Channel. SPONSORED B Y City YESTERDAYS N A TIONAL EXTREMES High: Low: INTERNA TIONAL THE WEA THER WEA THER HIST O R Y CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W 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 Recor d high Recor d low PRECIPIT A TIONMonth total Y ear total Nor mal month-to-date Nor mal year-to-date to 10+. H H H H H H H H H H L L L L L L 17 18 19 20 21REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Sunday, Aug. 17 Sunday's highs/Sunday night's low 92/74 94/76 94/72 92/76 92/77 86/79 92/72 92/76 94/74 94/77 90/76 92/79 90/79 92/79 94/79 88/81 90/79 90/83Monday Tuesday Cape Canaveral 93/75/ts 93/77/pc Daytona Beach 94/76/ts 94/74/ts Fort Myers 94/76/ts 94/78/ts Ft. Lauderdale 93/80/pc 92/80/ts Gainesville 91/74/ts 94/74/ts Jacksonville 92/75/ts 94/74/ts Key West 90/81/pc 89/82/ts Lake City 91/74/ts 94/74/ts Miami 92/80/pc 92/79/ts Naples 91/79/pc 92/79/ts Ocala 91/74/ts 94/74/ts Orlando 96/78/ts 96/78/pc Panama City 87/79/ts 88/79/ts Pensacola 89/79/ts 89/78/ts Tallahassee 95/74/ts 94/75/ts Tampa 92/77/ts 95/80/pc Valdosta 94/74/ts 95/73/ts W. Palm Beach 91/79/pc 92/79/ts High Saturday Low Saturday 90 97 in 1916 67 in 1926 90 72 71 Saturday 0.00" 1.91" 35.81" 32.46" 3.28" 6:58 a.m. 8:09 p.m. 6:59 a.m. 8:08 p.m. 12:25 a.m. 2:09 p.m. 1:10 a.m. 3:04 p.m.Aug 17 Aug 25 Sept 2 Sept 8 Last New First Full Quarter Quarter Hurricane Camille collided with the Mississippi coast on this date in 1969, becoming the second most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. The storm packed winds up to 190 mph near Bay Saint Louis, Miss. while claiming 256 lives. Some ships were even carried 7 miles inland by the hurricane. Showers and thunderstorms will be extend from the Northern Plains to the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Northeast. Showers and thunderstorms will also be found across the Southeast, Southern Plains and portions of the Southwest. 102, Imperial, CA 35, Walden-Jackson Cnty AP, Wa, COSaturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Albany 73/53/.00 76/55/sh Albuquerque 84/64/.00 91/67/pc Anchorage 59/54/.00 60/51/sh Atlanta 86/68/.00 91/72/ts Baltimore 80/57/.00 84/65/ts Billings 72/61/.00 88/58/pc Birmingham 89/66/.00 93/74/ts Bismarck 73/68/.64 84/62/ts Boise 73/60/.00 92/66/s Boston 78/61/.00 79/64/sh Buffalo 69/55/.00 74/57/pc Charleston SC 93/75/.00 95/74/pc Charleston WV 82/53/.00 84/66/ts Charlotte 84/69/.00 92/70/pc Cheyenne 84/60/.00 89/56/pc Chicago 81/64/.00 73/63/cd Cincinnati 77/52/.00 83/69/ts Cleveland 77/52/.00 77/62/sh Columbia SC 78/68/.81 83/67/ts Dallas 100/80/.00 98/78/ts Daytona Beach 90/72/.00 92/75/ts Denver 66/62/.00 92/61/pc Des Moines 75/68/.12 82/64/pc Detroit 80/53/.00 78/62/ts El Paso 89/77/.00 95/74/ts Fairbanks 62/44/.00 70/52/sh Greensboro 82/66/.00 89/68/pc Hartford 77/57/.00 79/59/sh Honolulu 82/77/.00 88/75/sh Houston 96/78/.00 93/79/ts Indianapolis 70/59/.09 80/68/ts Jackson MS 91/66/.00 93/74/pc Jacksonville 93/73/.00 93/76/ts Kansas City 75/72/.06 84/68/pc Las Vegas 97/79/.00 107/81/s Little Rock 90/68/.00 93/74/ts Los Angeles 87/66/.00 88/68/fg Memphis 88/69/.00 91/76/ts Miami 91/77/.00 91/79/pc Minneapolis 81/66/.00 77/64/pc Mobile 91/69/.00 92/76/ts New Orleans 91/79/.00 91/77/ts New York 77/64/.00 80/66/ts Oakland 69/60/.00 72/60/fg Oklahoma City 84/75/.00 99/72/pc Omaha 82/69/.01 84/67/ts Orlando 89/73/.00 95/76/ts Philadelphia 80/62/.00 85/66/pc Phoenix 97/87/.00 107/84/pc Pittsburgh 73/48/.00 79/64/sh Portland ME 72/55/.00 73/56/sh Portland OR 73/63/.00 86/61/pc Raleigh 84/68/.00 91/70/pc Rapid City 81/60/.00 85/61/ts Reno 84/61/.00 90/59/s Sacramento 82/60/.00 91/59/s Salt Lake City 86/63/.00 91/66/s San Antonio 84/78/.00 99/78/pc San Diego 80/70/.00 74/67/pc San Francisco 69/60/.00 69/59/fg Seattle 73/60/.00 80/60/pc Spokane 75/59/.00 88/61/pc St. Louis 77/71/.61 85/70/ts Tampa 87/75/.00 92/81/ts Tucson 93/75/.00 98/77/pc Washington 82/66/.00 84/66/ts Acapulco 87/73/.00 89/77/pc Amsterdam 66/55/.00 66/60/r Athens 95/75/.00 95/77/s Auckland 57/50/.00 59/50/pc Beijing 91/68/.00 89/66/s Berlin 68/55/.00 69/55/ts Buenos Aires 62/53/.00 71/60/s Cairo 95/75/.00 96/77/pc Geneva 68/48/.00 68/46/r Havana 91/73/.00 93/71/s Helsinki 68/51/.00 73/46/r Hong Kong 93/84/.00 91/80/ts Kingston 91/80/.00 91/80/ts La Paz 59/33/.00 57/35/ts Lima 64/59/.00 64/59/pc London 69/51/.00 71/55/s Madrid 86/60/.00 89/60/s Mexico City 71/59/.00 77/55/pc Montreal 64/59/.00 71/59/r Moscow 73/55/.00 75/53/s Nairobi 73/53/.00 71/59/ts Nassau 91/82/.00 91/82/pc New Delhi 91/80/.00 93/82/ts Oslo 57/32/.00 64/48/r Panama 91/75/.00 89/77/ts Paris 73/55/.00 71/53/s Rio 78/68/.00 84/66/ts Rome 82/64/.00 82/60/pc San Juan PR 84/78/.44 89/79/sh Santiago 93/71/.00 93/73/pc Seoul 84/80/.00 84/68/r Singapore 87/78/ 87/80/pc St. Thomas VI 86/77/.61 90/80/pc Sydney 62/46/.00 62/55/pc Tel Aviv 89/77/.00 89/75/pc Tokyo 91/73/.00 89/77/s Toronto 60/53/.00 69/60/r Vienna 69/57/.00 68/53/pc Warsaw 66/55/.00 66/53/ts 70/56 Bangor 79/64 Boston 81/65 New York 84/66 Washington D.C. 92/70 Charlotte 91/72 Atlanta 99/72 City 97/78 Dallas 93/79 Houston 77/64 Minneapolis 73/63 Chicago 91/76 Memphis 84/69 Cincinnati 77/63 Detroit 95/78 Orlando 91/79 Miami 88/63 Oklahoma 74/50 Falls 88/63 International 85/70 Louis 88/63 St. 84/67 Omaha 92/61 Denver 91/67 Albuquerque 107/84 Phoenix 88/58 Billings 92/66 Boise 86/61 Portland 80/60 Seattle 91/77 Orleans 88/63 New 85/61 City 88/63 Rapid 91/66 City 88/63 Salt Lake 104/78 Vegas 88/63 Las 76/65 Angeles 88/63 Los 69/59 Francisco 88/63 San 61/51 Anchorage 70/52 Fairbanks 88/75 Honolulu 60 70 80 90 100 110 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 91 87 84 90 88 90 90 72 73 73 74 73 71 71Actual high Actual low Average high Average low WEATHER BY-THE-DAY Extreme115 mins to burnSlight chance of storms Slight chance of storms Chance of storms Slight chance of storms Slight chance of storms SUN94 72 MON92 72 TUE94 72 WED94 72 THU95 72 HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LOForecasts, data and graphics WSI 8A LAKE CITY REPORTER WEATHER SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 ATTN: EILEEN BENNETT LAKE CITY REPORTER Runs: Sunday, August 17, 2014 Size: 6 col. 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This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration.Lake City 1658 W. US Hwy. 90 Gville E. Campus 1200 SW 5th Ave. W. Campus 1900 SW 34th St. Jonesville 107 NW 140th Terrace Hunters Walk 5115 NW 43rd St. Tower Square 5725 SW 75th St. UF Health Shands Room H-1 Springhills Commons 9200 NW 39th Ave. Alachua 14759 NW 157th Ln. Ocala 3097 SW College Rd. East Ocala 2444 E. Silver Springs Blvd. West Marion 11115 SW 93rd Court Rd. Summereld 17950 US Hwy. 441 Tallahassee 1511 Killearn Center Blvd.APR1Membership is open to anyone in Alachua, Columbia and Suwannee counties!2 7a 1p 7p 1a 6 a N A TIONAL FORECAST MAP 3 p.m. toda y N A TIONAL FORECAST : LAKE CITY ALMANA C KEY T O CONDITIONS: c=cloud y dr=drizzle, f=fair fg=fog h=hazy i=ice, pc=par tly cloud y r=rain, s=sunn y sh=sho w ers, sn=sno w ts=thunderstor ms, w=wind y SUNSunrise today Sunset today Sunrise tom. Sunset tom. MOONMoonrise today Moonset today Moonrise tom. Moonset tom. UV INDEX T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the a r ea on a scale f r om 0 FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The W eather Channel. SPONSORED B Y City YESTERDAYS N A TIONAL EXTREMES High: Low: INTERNA TIONAL THE WEA THER WEA THER HIST O R Y CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W CITY Hi/Lo/Pcp. Hi/Lo/W 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 Recor d high Recor d low PRECIPIT A TIONMonth total Y ear total Nor mal month-to-date Nor mal year-to-date to 10+. H H H H H H H H H H L L L L L L 17 18 19 20 21REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Sunday, Aug. 17 Sunday's highs/Sunday night's low 92/74 94/76 94/72 92/76 92/77 86/79 92/72 92/76 94/74 94/77 90/76 92/79 90/79 92/79 94/79 88/81 90/79 90/83Monday Tuesday Cape Canaveral 93/75/ts 93/77/pc Daytona Beach 94/76/ts 94/74/ts Fort Myers 94/76/ts 94/78/ts Ft. Lauderdale 93/80/pc 92/80/ts Gainesville 91/74/ts 94/74/ts Jacksonville 92/75/ts 94/74/ts Key West 90/81/pc 89/82/ts Lake City 91/74/ts 94/74/ts Miami 92/80/pc 92/79/ts Naples 91/79/pc 92/79/ts Ocala 91/74/ts 94/74/ts Orlando 96/78/ts 96/78/pc Panama City 87/79/ts 88/79/ts Pensacola 89/79/ts 89/78/ts Tallahassee 95/74/ts 94/75/ts Tampa 92/77/ts 95/80/pc Valdosta 94/74/ts 95/73/ts W. Palm Beach 91/79/pc 92/79/ts High Saturday Low Saturday 90 97 in 1916 67 in 1926 90 72 71 Saturday 0.00" 1.91" 35.81" 32.46" 3.28" 6:58 a.m. 8:09 p.m. 6:59 a.m. 8:08 p.m. 12:25 a.m. 2:09 p.m. 1:10 a.m. 3:04 p.m.Aug 17 Aug 25 Sept 2 Sept 8 Last New First Full Quarter Quarter Hurricane Camille collided with the Mississippi coast on this date in 1969, becoming the second most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. The storm packed winds up to 190 mph near Bay Saint Louis, Miss. while claiming 256 lives. Some ships were even carried 7 miles inland by the hurricane. Showers and thunderstorms will be extend from the Northern Plains to the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Northeast. Showers and thunderstorms will also be found across the Southeast, Southern Plains and portions of the Southwest. 102, Imperial, CA 35, Walden-Jackson Cnty AP, Wa, COSaturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Saturday Today Albany 73/53/.00 76/55/sh Albuquerque 84/64/.00 91/67/pc Anchorage 59/54/.00 60/51/sh Atlanta 86/68/.00 91/72/ts Baltimore 80/57/.00 84/65/ts Billings 72/61/.00 88/58/pc Birmingham 89/66/.00 93/74/ts Bismarck 73/68/.64 84/62/ts Boise 73/60/.00 92/66/s Boston 78/61/.00 79/64/sh Buffalo 69/55/.00 74/57/pc Charleston SC 93/75/.00 95/74/pc Charleston WV 82/53/.00 84/66/ts Charlotte 84/69/.00 92/70/pc Cheyenne 84/60/.00 89/56/pc Chicago 81/64/.00 73/63/cd Cincinnati 77/52/.00 83/69/ts Cleveland 77/52/.00 77/62/sh Columbia SC 78/68/.81 83/67/ts Dallas 100/80/.00 98/78/ts Daytona Beach 90/72/.00 92/75/ts Denver 66/62/.00 92/61/pc Des Moines 75/68/.12 82/64/pc Detroit 80/53/.00 78/62/ts El Paso 89/77/.00 95/74/ts Fairbanks 62/44/.00 70/52/sh Greensboro 82/66/.00 89/68/pc Hartford 77/57/.00 79/59/sh Honolulu 82/77/.00 88/75/sh Houston 96/78/.00 93/79/ts Indianapolis 70/59/.09 80/68/ts Jackson MS 91/66/.00 93/74/pc Jacksonville 93/73/.00 93/76/ts Kansas City 75/72/.06 84/68/pc Las Vegas 97/79/.00 107/81/s Little Rock 90/68/.00 93/74/ts Los Angeles 87/66/.00 88/68/fg Memphis 88/69/.00 91/76/ts Miami 91/77/.00 91/79/pc Minneapolis 81/66/.00 77/64/pc Mobile 91/69/.00 92/76/ts New Orleans 91/79/.00 91/77/ts New York 77/64/.00 80/66/ts Oakland 69/60/.00 72/60/fg Oklahoma City 84/75/.00 99/72/pc Omaha 82/69/.01 84/67/ts Orlando 89/73/.00 95/76/ts Philadelphia 80/62/.00 85/66/pc Phoenix 97/87/.00 107/84/pc Pittsburgh 73/48/.00 79/64/sh Portland ME 72/55/.00 73/56/sh Portland OR 73/63/.00 86/61/pc Raleigh 84/68/.00 91/70/pc Rapid City 81/60/.00 85/61/ts Reno 84/61/.00 90/59/s Sacramento 82/60/.00 91/59/s Salt Lake City 86/63/.00 91/66/s San Antonio 84/78/.00 99/78/pc San Diego 80/70/.00 74/67/pc San Francisco 69/60/.00 69/59/fg Seattle 73/60/.00 80/60/pc Spokane 75/59/.00 88/61/pc St. Louis 77/71/.61 85/70/ts Tampa 87/75/.00 92/81/ts Tucson 93/75/.00 98/77/pc Washington 82/66/.00 84/66/ts Acapulco 87/73/.00 89/77/pc Amsterdam 66/55/.00 66/60/r Athens 95/75/.00 95/77/s Auckland 57/50/.00 59/50/pc Beijing 91/68/.00 89/66/s Berlin 68/55/.00 69/55/ts Buenos Aires 62/53/.00 71/60/s Cairo 95/75/.00 96/77/pc Geneva 68/48/.00 68/46/r Havana 91/73/.00 93/71/s Helsinki 68/51/.00 73/46/r Hong Kong 93/84/.00 91/80/ts Kingston 91/80/.00 91/80/ts La Paz 59/33/.00 57/35/ts Lima 64/59/.00 64/59/pc London 69/51/.00 71/55/s Madrid 86/60/.00 89/60/s Mexico City 71/59/.00 77/55/pc Montreal 64/59/.00 71/59/r Moscow 73/55/.00 75/53/s Nairobi 73/53/.00 71/59/ts Nassau 91/82/.00 91/82/pc New Delhi 91/80/.00 93/82/ts Oslo 57/32/.00 64/48/r Panama 91/75/.00 89/77/ts Paris 73/55/.00 71/53/s Rio 78/68/.00 84/66/ts Rome 82/64/.00 82/60/pc San Juan PR 84/78/.44 89/79/sh Santiago 93/71/.00 93/73/pc Seoul 84/80/.00 84/68/r Singapore 87/78/ 87/80/pc St. Thomas VI 86/77/.61 90/80/pc Sydney 62/46/.00 62/55/pc Tel Aviv 89/77/.00 89/75/pc Tokyo 91/73/.00 89/77/s Toronto 60/53/.00 69/60/r Vienna 69/57/.00 68/53/pc Warsaw 66/55/.00 66/53/ts 70/56 Bangor 79/64 Boston 81/65 New York 84/66 Washington D.C. 92/70 Charlotte 91/72 Atlanta 99/72 City 97/78 Dallas 93/79 Houston 77/64 Minneapolis 73/63 Chicago 91/76 Memphis 84/69 Cincinnati 77/63 Detroit 95/78 Orlando 91/79 Miami 88/63 Oklahoma 74/50 Falls 88/63 International 85/70 Louis 88/63 St. 84/67 Omaha 92/61 Denver 91/67 Albuquerque 107/84 Phoenix 88/58 Billings 92/66 Boise 86/61 Portland 80/60 Seattle 91/77 Orleans 88/63 New 85/61 City 88/63 Rapid 91/66 City 88/63 Salt Lake 104/78 Vegas 88/63 Las 76/65 Angeles 88/63 Los 69/59 Francisco 88/63 San 61/51 Anchorage 70/52 Fairbanks 88/75 Honolulu 60 70 80 90 100 110 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 91 87 84 90 88 90 90 72 73 73 74 73 71 71Actual high Actual low Average high Average low WEATHER BY-THE-DAY Extreme115 mins to burnSlight chance of storms Slight chance of storms Chance of storms Slight chance of storms Slight chance of storms SUN94 72 MON92 72 TUE94 72 WED94 72 THU95 72 HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LOForecasts, data and graphics WSI
By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Â— Applause came with a price for Fort White HighÂ’s football team. Prior to SaturdayÂ’s Fan Fare celebration, head coach Demetric Jackson had the Indians on the practice field at 8 a.m. for practice and a scrim-mage. Â“We got some good work in and really needed it with all the rain this week,Â” Jackson said. Â“We needed some work to get into game shape. We went up-tempo in game situa-tions.Â” Jackson and his staff stacked up the defense for the scrimmage. Â“We put experience on defense and it kind of showed,Â” Jackson said. Â“The defense got after us pretty good. We made too many miscues on offense.Â” By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE Â— The Fort White Quarterback Club celebrated the impending start of football season with its annual Fan Fare at Deese Park in Fort White on Saturday. Shayne Morgan, the Voice of the Indians, served as master of ceremonies. Fans were introduced to players, coaches and cheer-leaders for the varsity, junior varsity and middle school football teams. Head coach Demetric Jackson welcomed those in atten-dance and thanked the vol-unteers and supporters of the Indians. There was much more than introductions. The Point, a band from the First Baptist Church of High Springs, played sets for the crowd. The mem-bers are under the direc-tion of youth pastor Nick Carter and all attend Fort White High. Barbecue chicken and rib dinners were on sale and there were drinks and snow cones to help fight the heat. A cake raffle fund-raiser capped the festivi-ties. The Quarterback Club sold season tickets, T-shirts and memberships. There was a face painting booth to get fans in the football spirit. Â“We are very blessed the weather cooperated this year,Â” Fort White Quarterback Club presi-dent Margie Kluess said. Â“The Quarterback Club continues to grow and By BRANDON FINLEYbfinley@lakecityreporter.comPutting the pads on has enabled Columbia High head coach Brian Allen to enter the next phase of evaluation. With only one week remaining of practice time before the games begin, itÂ’s a needed assessment period for the Tigers. It comes as no surprise that the leaders for this yearÂ’s team remain primarily the same. Â“Zedrick Woods, Lonnie Underwood and Kemario Bell have remained themselves,Â” Allen said. But the surprises are what Allen has really been looking for. Â“Josh Walker has been a big surprise,Â” Allen said. Â“HeÂ’s a wrestler that decided to play football and will really help us at guard replacing Milla Chasteen. IÂ’m excited about what IÂ’ve seen from him in shoulder pads.Â” On the other hand, Allen is looking to see more from certain play-ers in full equipment. Â“Doug Johnson is a player we talked about, but the game is mov-ing a little faster for him now,Â” Allen said. Â“HeÂ’s taken a couple of steps back, but at the same time he has a ton of ability and a lot of time ahead of him.Â” On the defensive side, Allen has noticed surprises as well, despite working with the offense this year. Â“Brandon Maxwell is a pleasant surprise,Â” Allen said. Â“HeÂ’s slotted as a starter at our three technique defensive tackle. As far as stand-outs, Roger Cray is still the best in the state at cornerback in my opinion.Â” Lake City Reporter SPORTS Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754email@example.com Lake City Reporter SPORTS Sunday, August 17, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Editor754firstname.lastname@example.org 1BSPORTS BRIEFS CLUB continued on 2B Annual event celebrates Fort White football. Indians have to work before joining the fun. INDIANS continued on 3B GAMES Friday Q Columbia High football vs. West Orange High in kickoff classic, 7:30 p.m. Q Fort White High football at Dixie County High in kickoff classic, 7:30 p.m. BOYS CLUB Fall registration underway at club The Boys and Girls Club of Columbia County is registering for the fall session which runs through Oct. 18. Children ages 6-14 are eligible to attend. Cost is $160 for the nine weeks. Transportation is available from elementary and middle schools. The club offers a variety of activities including a homework room and computers. For details, call 752-4184 or visit the club on Jones Way. GIRLS SOFTBALL Registration open for fall league Girls Softball Association of Columbia County has open registration for its fall leagues through the end of August at BrianÂ’s Sports on U.S. Highway 90 west. Fee is $55 for a single player, $75 for two siblings and $95 for three or more siblings. Proof of age is required. Divisions range from 17U to 6U T-ball. For details, go to information@girlssoft ballassociation.org SEMINOLES Kickoff gathering on Thursday The Lake City Seminole ClubÂ’s 2014 Kickoff Gathering is 6 p.m. Thursday at The Country Club at Lake City. Speaker is Michael Langston with warchant. com For details, call 752-2180. YOUTH BASEBALL Lake City fall registration Lake City/Columbia County Youth Baseball has fall league registration (ages 4-15) online at lcccyb.com 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. YOUTH FOOTBALL Christ Central flag football Christ Central Sports has flag football registration for children ages 5-10 through Aug. 29 at the church on Dyal Avenue. Fee is $45. For details, call Ronny Busscher at 365-2128. SEMI-PRO FOOTBALL Team seeking players, coaches The North Florida Spartans semi-pro football team is looking for players and coaches to join the team. For details, call Luis Santiago at 466-2711.Q From staff reports Fan Fare festivities JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterColumbia High football players perform drills during s ummer workouts. Next phase for CHS TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterVoice of the Indians Shayne Morgan listens as Fort White H igh head football coach Demetric Jackson addresses the crowd at Fan Fare on Saturday.TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterApril Parnell (from left), Valerie King, Marshanna Henck and Walter Henck worked the Fan Fare Â‘spirit tentÂ’ that sold Fort White High T-shirts.
SCOREBOARD SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today AUTO RACING 1 p.m. ESPN Â— NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Pure Michigan 400 3 p.m. NBCSN Â— IndyCar, Wisconsin 250 6 p.m. NBCSN Â— Indy Lights, at West Allis, Wis. (same-day tape) 9 p.m. ESPN2 Â— NHRA, Lucas Oil Nationals (same-day tape) GOLF 6:30 a.m. TGC Â— European PGA Tour, Made in Denmark, final round 1 p.m. TGC Â— PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, final round 3 p.m. CBS Â— PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, final round TGC Â— LPGA, Wegmans Championship, final round 4 p.m. NBC Â— USGA, U.S. Amateur Championship, championship match 7 p.m. TGC Â— Champions Tour, DickÂ’s Sporting Goods Open, final round (same-day tape) HORSE RACING 5 p.m. FS1 Â— Thoroughbreds, Sword Dancer Invitational, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon ESPN2 Â— World Series, double elimination, Seoul vs. Humacao 2 p.m. ABC Â— World Series, double elimination, Chicago vs. Las Vegas 5 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, double elimination, Guadalupe vs. Tokyo 7 p.m. ESPN2 Â— World Series, double elimination, Philadelphia vs. Pearland MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. TBS Â— Seattle at Detroit 2 p.m. WGN Â— Toronto at Chicago White Sox 8 p.m. ESPN Â— Oakland at Atlanta MOTORSPORTS 7 a.m. FS1 Â— MotoGP World Championship, Grand Prix of the Czech Republic, at Brno 3 p.m. FS1 Â— MotoGP Moto3, Grand Prix of the Czech Republic, at Brno (same-day tape) 4 p.m. FS1 Â— MotoGP Moto2, Grand Prix of the Czech Republic, at Brno (same-day tape) NFL FOOTBALL 4 p.m. NFL Â— Denver at San Francisco 8 p.m. FOX Â— Kansas City at Carolina SOCCER 8:25 a.m. NBCSN Â— Premier League, Southampton at Liverpool 10:55 a.m. NBCSN Â— Premier League, Manchester City at Newcastle TENNIS 2 p.m. ESPN2 Â— WTA, Western & Southern Open, championship 4 p.m. ESPN2 Â— ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, championship YOUTH OLYMPICS GAMES 3 p.m. NBC Â— Swimming, at Nanjing, China (same-day tape) 8 p.m. NBCSN Â— Swimming, at Nanjing, China (same-day tape) Â—Â—Â— Monday CYCLING 5 p.m. NBCSN Â— USA Pro Challenge, stage 1, at Aspen, Colo. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 11 a.m. ESPN2 Â— World Series, consolation, Brno vs. Rapid City 1 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, elimination 3 p.m. ESPN Â— World Series, elimination 6 p.m. ESPN2 Â— World Series, elimination 8 p.m. ESPN2 Â— World Series, elimination MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB Â— Regional coverage, Cincinnati at St. Louis or Kansas City at Minnesota NFL FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN Â— Cleveland at Washington SOCCER 3 p.m. NBCSN Â— Premier League, Chelsea at Burnley YOUTH OLYMPICS GAMES 8 p.m. NBCSN Â— Swimming; gymnastics qualifying, at Nanjing, China (same-day tape)BASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 69 51 .575 Â—Toronto 63 60 .512 7New York 61 59 .508 8 Tampa Bay 61 61 .500 9 Boston 55 66 .455 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 67 54 .554 Â— Detroit 65 55 .542 1 Cleveland 61 60 .504 6Chicago 58 64 .475 9Minnesota 54 66 .450 12 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 73 49 .598 Â— Los Angeles 71 49 .592 1 Seattle 66 55 .545 6 Houston 51 72 .415 22 Texas 47 75 .385 26 TodayÂ’s Games Baltimore (Gausman 6-4) at Cleveland (Salazar 4-5), 1:05 p.m. Seattle (C.Young 11-6) at Detroit (Ray 1-2), 1:08 p.m. Houston (McHugh 5-9) at Boston (J.Kelly 0-0), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Capuano 1-3) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-1), 1:40 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 8-10) at Minnesota (Milone 6-3), 2:10 p.m. Toronto (Hutchison 8-10) at Chicago White Sox (Carroll 4-7), 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (H.Santiago 3-7) at Texas (Tepesch 4-7), 3:05 p.m. Oakland (Lester 13-7) at Atlanta (Minor 4-8), 8:05 p.m. MondayÂ’s Games Seattle (Elias 9-9) at Philadelphia (Williams 0-0), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 9-8) at Boston (Workman 1-6), 7:10 p.m. Baltimore (B.Norris 10-7) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 10-2), 8:10 p.m. Kansas City (J.Vargas 9-5) at Minnesota (May 0-1), 8:10 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 67 53 .558 Â—Atlanta 62 60 .508 6 Miami 60 62 .492 8 New York 58 65 .472 10 Philadelphia 54 68 .443 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 68 55 .553 Â—St. Louis 65 56 .537 2 Pittsburgh 64 58 .525 3 Cincinnati 61 61 .500 6 Chicago 52 69 .430 15 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 70 54 .565 Â— San Francisco 63 58 .521 5 San Diego 57 64 .471 11 Arizona 53 69 .434 16 Colorado 47 75 .385 22 TodayÂ’s Games Arizona (Collmenter 8-6) at Miami (Cosart 1-1), 1:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Arrieta 6-4) at N.Y. Mets (R.Montero 0-3), 1:10 p.m. San Diego (Despaigne 3-3) at St. Louis (Wainwright 14-7), 2:15 p.m. Philadelphia (D.Buchanan 6-6) at San Francisco (Lincecum 9-8), 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 4-3) at Colorado (Flande 0-5), 4:10 p.m. Milwaukee (W.Peralta 14-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Haren 10-9), 4:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Volquez 10-7) at Washington (Fister 12-3), 5:05 p.m. Oakland (Lester 13-7) at Atlanta (Minor 4-8), 8:05 p.m. MondayÂ’s Games Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 4-1) at N.Y. Mets (B.Colon 11-10), 12:10 p.m. Arizona (Nuno 0-3) at Washington (Zimmermann 8-5), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (E.Santana 12-6) at Pittsburgh (Worley 5-2), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (Elias 9-9) at Philadelphia (Williams 0-0), 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Leake 9-11) at St. Louis (Masterson 2-1), 8:15 p.m.Little League WORLD SERIES At South Williamsport, Pa. UNITED STATES GREAT LAKES, Chicago; MIDATLANTIC, Philadelphia; MIDWEST, Rapid City, S.D.; NEW ENGLAND, Cumberland, R.I.; NORTHWEST, Lynnwood, Wash.; SOUTHEAST, Nashville, Tenn.; SOUTHWEST, Pearland, Texas; WEST, Las Vegas INTERNATIONAL ASIA-PACIFIC, Seoul, South Korea; AUSTRALIA, Perth; CANADA, Vancouver, B.C.; CARIBBEAN, Humacao, Puerto Rico; EUROPE & AFRICA, Brno, Czech Republic; JAPAN, Tokyo; LATIN AMERICA, Maracaibo, Venezuela; MEXICO, Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon (Double elimination) Thursday Seoul 10, Brno 3Chicago 12, Lynnwood 2, 5 inningsHumacao 16, Perth 3, 4 inningsLas Vegas 12, Rapid City 2 Friday Guadalupe 4, Vancouver 3Philadelphia 4, Nashville 0Tokyo 1, Maracaibo 0Pearland 6, Cumberland 4 Saturday Perth 10, Brno 1, Brno eliminatedLynnwood 7, Rapid City 5, Rapid City eliminated Game 11: Vancouver vs. Maracaibo (n)Game 12: Nashville vs. Cumberland (n) Today Game 13: Seoul vs. Humacao, NoonGame 14: Chicago vs. Las Vegas, 2 p.m.Game 15: Guadalupe vs. Tokyo, 5 p.m.Game 16: Philadelphia vs. Pearland, 7 p.m. Monday Brno vs. Rapid City, 11 a.m. Game 17: Perth vs. Loser G15, 1 p.m.Game 18: Lynnwood vs. Loser G16, 3 p.m. Game 19: Winner G11 vs. Loser G13, 6 p.m. Game 20: Winner G12 vs. Loser G14, 8 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Thursday Chicago 20, Jacksonville 19 Friday New England 42, Philadelphia 35New Orleans 31, Tennessee 24Seattle 41, San Diego 14Oakland 27, Detroit 26 Today Denver at San Francisco, 4 p.m.Kansas City at Carolina, 8 p.m. Monday Cleveland at Washington, 8 p.m.AUTO RACINGRace week PURE MICHIGAN 400 Site: Brooklyn, Michigan.Schedule: Today, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon-4:30 p.m.). Track: Michigan International Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps. ABC SUPPLY WISCONSIN 250 Site: West Allis, Wisconsin.Schedule: Today, race, 3:50 p.m. (NBC Sports Network, 3-6 p.m.). Track: Milwaukee Mile (oval, 1.0 mile).Race distance: 250 miles, 250 laps. NHRA LUCAS OIL NATIONALS Schedule: Today, final eliminations (ESPN2, 9 p.m.-midnight). Track: Brainerd International Raceway. Pure Michigan lineup Friday qualifying; race today (Car number in parentheses) 1. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 206.558 mph. 2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 206.381.3. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 206.115.4. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 205.685.5. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 205.644.6. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 205.438. 7. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 204.58. 8. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 204.464. 9. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 204.354. 10. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 204.174. 11. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 203.822.12. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 203.47. 13. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 204.082. 14. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 204.012. 15. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 203.943. 16. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 203.856. 17. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 203.528. 18. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 203.384. 19. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 203.223.20. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 203.097. 21. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 203.029. 22. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 202.743. 23. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 202.674.24. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 201.969.25. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 202.885. 26. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 202.458. 27. (14) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 202.412. 28. (21) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 202.327.29. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 201.822.30. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 201.72. 31. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 201.263.32. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 200.496. 33. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 199.756. 34. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 199.534.35. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 199.225. 36. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 199.132.37. (37) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, owner points. 38. (32) Travis Kvapil, Ford, owner points. 39. (78) Matt Crafton, Chevrolet, owner points. 40. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, owner points. 41. (33) Alex Kennedy, Chevrolet, owner points. 42. (66) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, owner points. 43. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, owner points. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-04212BSPORTS CLUB: Recognition at home games Continued From Page 1Bsupport the teams. We have a lot of new members and we are excited.Â” Kluess said the Quarterback Club is branching out. Â“This year for football we are really focused on expanding our reach,Â” Kluess said. Â“Every home game we will have a special event. Â“Fort White has a lot of great organizations that donÂ’t get to share the spot-light and we are going to recognize them at home games.Â” TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterRusty Raulerson visits the face painting booth where he i s worked on by Allison Harrell (right) and Shaylen Raulerson.TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterErroll Jackson (from right), Gary Legree and Gloria Ja ckson cook ribs and chicken.TIM KIRBY /Lake City ReporterThe Point band members Keith Carter on bass (from left), Da vid Harris on lead guitar, Stephen Harris on drums, Nick Carter on keyboard and s ingers Montine Humphries and Bethany Harris entertained during the Fort White Quarterbac k Club Fan Fare on Saturday.
L ake City Community College baseball still lives in the Major Leagues. Former Timberwolves head coach Tom Clark is an area scout for the Chicago Cubs and three of his players are in the Bigs. The latest to join the MLB list is catcher Roberto Perez, who was called up by the Cleveland Indians on July 10 and immediately made an impact against the New York Yankees. Perez went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored. If Perez could play the Yankees every day, he would make the all-star roster. In a second game against New York, Perez went 2-for-4 with a run. He has appeared in 10 games to date and carries a .290 average with nine hits (two walks) in 31 at bats. Perez has scored four runs and added an RBI and double to that debut against the Yanks. Brian Schlitter returned to the Cubs this year, but is presently on the 15-day disabled list. Schlitter has had a break-out year as a reliever with a 3.47 ERA in 49 13 innings, scattered over 53 appearances. He has 25 strikeouts and 15 walks, and pitched seven innings in his last 10 appearances. Schlitter got his first win on May 3 and has a record of 2-3. Schlitter had a brief stint with the Cubs in 2010. He was 0-1 with eight innings pitched in seven games. He struck out seven and walked five and ended up with a 12.38 ERA. The MLB veteran of the former Timberwolves is Carlos Corporan, who is back-up catcher for the Houston Astros. This season Corporan has been in 45 games and has 33 hits (seven walks) in 138 at bats (.239). He has five home runs, five doubles, 18 RBIs and has scored 15 runs. CorporanÂ’s Major League totals are 189 games, 562 at bats, 127 hits, 46 runs, 20 doubles, one triple, 16 home runs and 62 RBIs with a batting average of .226. Lake CityÂ’s Michael Kirkman signed with LCCC before agreeing to a contract after he was drafted by Texas. Despite the Rangers using 35 different pitchers this season, Kirkman has remained at their Triple A club in Round Rock. After a shaky early season when he was starting for the Express (0-3 in four starts), Kirkman has recently shined out of the bullpen. In his last 10 games, Kirkman has pitched 19 23 innings with 21 strikeouts and six walks and an ERA of 1.83. He has gone 4-1 with one save. Kirkman has evened his season record at 5-5 and lowered his ERA to 4.86. In 30 games and 46 13 innings pitched, he has struck out 51 and walked 29. There were 29 players in The PGA Blitz on Aug. 9. Mike McCranie and Bill Haas won first place in the A division with a +15. Dennis Crawford and Rory McIlroy tied with Steve Patterson and Ricky Fowler for second with a +13. Timmy Rogers and Ken Radcliffe tied for best with a +4. Bruce Gibson and Phil Mickelson won first place in the B division with a +17. Charles Timmons and Louis Oosthuizen came in second with a +15. Eddy Brown and Jim Furyk came in third with a +13. Eli Witt and Bud Johnson tied for best with a +4. Skins winners were: Brown (Nos. 2 and 17), Gibson (No. 5), Mike McCranie (No. 13) and Rogers (Nos. 14 and 15). There were 20 players in the Sunday Blitz on Aug. 10. Mike Gough won first place with a +7. Mike Carr and John Raulerson tied for second with a +5. Jim Carr, Terry Hunter, Scott Kishton, Dave Mehl and Buddy Slay tied for fourth with a +2. Closest to the Pin winners were: Tom Wade (No. 5), Hunter (Nos. 7 amd 17) and Carr (No. 15). Skins winners were: Hunter (Nos. 7 and 17), Mike Gough (Nos. 12 and 18) and Mehl (No. 14). Carol Felton won first place in the Ladies Day Â“best nineÂ” on Tuesday with a 33.5. Ann Bormolini came in second with a 35. Anita West has a chip-in on No. 9. There were 28 players in the Wednesday Blitz. Jordan Hale won first place in the A Division with a +6. Chad Hunter came in second with a +5. Buddy Slay came in third with a +3. Joe Paul won first place in the B division with a +9. Mike Jacobs and Charles Timmons tied for second with a +5. Skin winners were: Jacobs (No. 3), Ronnie Bennett (No. 5), Keith Shaw (No. 8), Hale (No. 11), A.J. Lavin (No. 12) and Mike McCranie (No. 16). The pot hole was No. 11. Hale had the only birdie and won the pot worth $154. A new pot starts Wednesday. The team of Casey Clemons, Pete Skantzos and Bill Jones won the top honors in the Thursday Night Scramble on Aug. 7 with a 7-under par. The team of Mike McCranie, Zane McCranie and Mark Boris won a three-team playoff to come in second with a 4-under par. The pot hole (No. 2) and carried over. Good Old Boys results:Q Match 1 Â— Don Christensen, Emerson Darst, Jim Stevens and Bill Rogers def. Marc Risk, Bobby Simmons, Rob Brown and Howard Whitaker, 9Â–3; Q Match 2 Â— Eli Witt, Monty Montgomery, Steve Peters and Bill Wheeler def. Don Howard, Bob Sonntag, Stan Woolbert and Dan Stephens, 5Â– 3; Q Match 3 Â— Jerry Jobe, Bob Wheary, Joe Persons, Nick Whitehurst and Paul Davis def. Shelton Keen, Rhea Hart, Dave Cannon, Mike Spencer and Arnold Terry, 7Â–2. Top scores: Witt 75 (3738), Jobe 76 (40-36), Risk 78 (39-39), Darst 79 (38-41) and Woolbert 79 (41-38). For information on events and tournaments, call the pro shop at 752-2266 or check out our website at www.thecountry clubatlakecity.com Upcoming events: Q Saturday, The MGA Cup; Q Sept. 13-14, The Rountree. Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 3B3BSPORTS COUNTRY CLUB at LAKE CITY Carl Ste-Marie GOLF REPORTS INDIANS From Page 1B CHEAP SEATS Tim KirbyPhone: (386) email@example.com Q Tim Kirby is sports editor of the Lake City Reporter. Fort White travels to Cross City on Friday to take on Dixie County High in a kickoff classic game. The classic signals the start of the season and Jackson lined out the usual weekly preparation. Â“On Monday we will install our game plan and go over special teams,Â” Jackson said. Â“On Tuesday we will get a little more physical at practice. We will go at it those first two days. Wednesday is more mental preparation and we will finalize things on Thursday.Â” Fort White beat the Bears, 29-6, at Arrowhead Stadium last year. Both teams made the playoffs. McCranie wins PGA Blitz Gearing up for more fall sportsBy TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFootball usually kicks off the fall sports season at Columbia High and Fort White High, but there are other sports in play. Football begins Friday with kickoff classic games Â— Columbia vs. West Orange High and Fort White at Dixie County High Â— but it is volleyball that will play the first offi-cial games. Columbia and Fort White volleyball open the season the week of Aug. 25, both with new coaches. Heather Benson is the coach for the Lady Tigers and Becky Larson is the coach for the Lady Indians. Columbia plays a preseason classic at Gainesville High on Aug. 25 and hosts Lafayette High for its ope-ing game on Aug. 28. Fort WhiteÂ’s first game is Aug. 26. ColumbiaÂ’s swim team begins practice on Tuesday, the day following a team meeting at the pool at 3:30 p.m. Monday. Mary Kay Mathis returns as coach. The Tigers have a Purple/Gold intrasquad meet on Friday. The first official meet is Sept. 11, at home against Suwannee High and St. Augustine High. ColumbiaÂ’s golf teams have begun practice and coaches Todd Carter for the girls and Steve Smithy for the boys expect to have schedules finalized mid-week. Both teams open against Buchholz High Â— the boys host the Bobcats on Aug. 26 at The Country Club at Lake City. The Lady Tigers play Buchholz at Haile Plantation on Sept. 2. Cross country and bowling have district meetings this week. Brian Saunders is bowling coach for Columbia. Travis Sheppard will coach the Lady Tigers in cross country and Bradley Hough is the boysÂ’ head coach. Amber Bussey Park coaches the Fort White boys in cross country and also the bowling team. Fort White is interviewing for a cross country coach for the Lady Indians. Lake City and Richardson middle schools will play each other twice in football. The first meeting is Aug. 26 with the Wolves designated as home team. The teams will meet again on Sept. 23. Richard Keen and Chris Coleman return as head coaches for the Falcons and Wolves, respectively. The Lady Falcons and Lady Wolves also will meet to open the volleyball sea-son. That match is Aug. 28 at Richardson. The return engagement is Sept. 25 at Lake City. Erin Bailey is the new head coach at Lake City and Richardson is in the process of hiring a new coach. Both middle schools have new athletic directors Â— Curtis Mesnard at Lake City and Barbara Amerson at Richardson. LCCC baseball remains alive in Major Leagues COURTESYAmerican Legion hold Â’emAmerican Legion Post 57Â’s monthly Texas Hold Â‘emÂ’ fund raiser was Aug. 8. Twenty-nine players participated and Post 57 raised $610. The top six players split a $1,605 pot. Seated (from left) are Frank Capallia, Mike Kutlich, Faye Pu gh and George Kuck. Standing are Sonny Legere (left) and Ray Hodges. American Legio n Post 57Â’s next fundraiser is Sept. 12. It is open to members and guests. Hunter safety course begins WednesdayFrom staff reportsThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety course fromclass is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. until completion on Saturday. Firearms, ammunition and materials are provided. Students should bring pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children young-er than 16 at all times. To register in advance, call the FWC regional office at 758-0525.
A s Mike McRae and I headed towards the location weÂ’d be fishing for a few hours, he was describing different parts of the Suwannee River in better detail than a nautical Rand McNally. He knew where every hole, channel, oyster bar, tree stump and fiddler crab could be found. I learned more in that quick boat ride about the Suwannee than I had in my previous dozen trips combined. We pulled into our spot and Mike knew weÂ’d have 15-20 minutes before the bite turned on. With only a three-hour window to fish there wasnÂ’t much time, but sometimes thatÂ’s all you need. So, we rigged our rods and caught live bait, while studying the shoreline and water flow (itÂ’s not just tidal flow at the Suwannee) and getting everything in place. In order to truly take your fishing to the next level, you have to not just catch fish but you have to know why you caught fish. Always be aware of your surrounding and take detailed notes. There were just two of us fishing, but at one point we were working six rods: two bait-catching rigs, two shrimp, one live bait and one big topwater. This can turn into a Chinese fire drill, but if you know what youÂ’re doing and, more importantly, are respectful, then you can work in tandem. The first bite went to Mike on a jumbo shrimp, and he gave it a few seconds with a sinking bobber, and set the hook. A plump, 19-inch trout fell victim; I grabbed the net, and it was added to the cooler. Within a few minutes we were starting to see the activity pick up, and I had several big blow-ups on my bone Super Spook. They missed it each time, but the Â“lifeÂ” on the flat was starting to pick up. IÂ’m a huge proponent of action while fishing. I like to work my topwaters fast and furious, and IÂ’m very aggressive with the Cajun Thunder, so we amped up the action to draw the fish to our bait and lures. At this point Mike hooked me up with a frisky, fresh pinfish on my 3/0 blood red circle hook. Boom! Within seconds I hooked another fat trout pushing 20 inches. Somehow, during all of this, we remained untangled, and we both continued to work multiple rods. While the trout action picked up, Mike was consistently catching puppy drum (smaller redfish) along the shoreline. I would venture to say he caught over 50 in two hours, most in the 16-18-inch range Â— which bodes well for the future stock. At one point we had multiple bobbers sunk, and I had to ditch the topwater. We put over half a dozen heavy trout in the cooler, and mixed in some lower slot redfish. At the peak of this action I hooked something real big. A few seconds after the bobber disappeared I reeled down on the circle hook, and a five-foot blacktip shark took to the air. It exploded to the surface, clearing the water by several feet, and then started ripping off line. There are times where this can be fun, and theyÂ’re actually quite tasty, but we were more concerned with maintaining our location, so I locked down the drag, and broke him off. The biggest issue with sharks in shallow water, and porpoises as well, is that they can absolutely shut off the bite. They will clear out an entire flat, and this gray missile did just that. Everything spooked, and we waited about 30 more minutes with some small reds and a couple of hits, and eventually I hooked a big alligator gar. Combined with an earlier jack crevalle I officially took the lead of the trash-can slam, and I held on for the title. The highlight of the rest of the night came with the last few pinfish in the livewell. The sun was setting, and the tide was ripping out, and I had one fish pick up my big pinfish and absolutely dump the reel. It blistered off line in a matter of seconds, and somehow missed the hook. Our best guess was that it was a BORF (Big Ole Red Fish), potentially a tarpon, or maybe even a loaner cobia. WeÂ’ll never know! For a quick trip Mike and I had a nice cooler full of fish, and throttled home under the orange sky. I had witnessed first hand an unexpected big trout bite in 90-degree water, and chalked it up to the skills of the Â“Fish Whisperer.Â”Q Rob Chapman IV is a tournament-winning angler and outdoorsman from Lake City. HeÂ’s an award-winning marine artist, a graduate of Florida Gateway College and of Jacksonville University. He is currently the Coordinator of Marketing, Web, & Graphics Production at FGC, and is active both in the outdoors and designing for outdoors companies throughout the world. HeÂ’d love to hear from you! Send your reports, photos, and articles to firstname.lastname@example.org 4B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-04204BSports utdoors 360 OUTDOORS 360 Rob Chapmanrob@outdoors360.com Â‘Fish WhispererÂ’ ... the story continuesPHOTO COURTESY ROB CHAPMANThe author shows off the big alligator gar. PHOTO COURTESY ROB CHAPMANAddy Sherman and her proud papa pose with her person al best trout Â— a 19-inch beauty.PHOTO COURTESY ROB CHAPMANJut Parks, Liz Parks and Ivy Carter with their own drum l ine.PHOTO COURTESY ROB CHAPMANAmanda Allison and her dad Steve Allison made the roa d trip to Louisiana for this big redfish.PHOTO COURTESY ROB CHAPMANJaiden Rossin caught his first fish while fishing with dad James Rossin.PHOTO COURTESY ROB CHAPMANHaley Brown with solid east coast red snapper.
By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comT he back-to-school shopping season is going strong in Columbia County. Bryant Jennings, Star Tech Computer Center owner, said back to school sales have been excellent this season. Â“ItÂ’s been a very good year, very busy,Â” he said. Jennings said the business has been brisk since the back the school sales tax holiday and remained steady through the last minute back to school rush. Â“ItÂ’s been a good season,Â” he said, noting this yearÂ’s back to school busi-ness has topped last yearÂ’s back to school sales. Â“ItÂ’s a busy time of year anyway.Â” Last year the Florida Legislature added more electronic items to its sales tax holiday and Jennings said he believes that spurred business. Â“People planned for it ahead of time a little more,Â” he said. Â“Electronics tend to be little higher priced items, so it requires in a lot of households for a little more budget planning. I think this year that was evident and people were planning for the (sales tax) holiday this year.Â” Jennings said consumers purchased lots of Apple products and lap top computers were some of the more popular items targeted during the back to school sales. Bob Smith, co-owner of SmittyÂ’s Western Store, said the store has expe-rienced a Â“tremendousÂ” back to school sales sea-son. Â“The kids that work and buy their own clothing they buy one thing and the kids that mom and dad buy for are a little more liberal than the kids that work for their money,Â” he said. Â“ItÂ’s really kind of cool to watch these kids come in and buy because they want to make a state-ment, be trendy and have something new and differ-ent. After they get through shopping you kind of know what our fall season is going to be about because they set the pace on it.Â” Smith said the business hasnÂ’t experienced an extreme difference in the amount of customers who took advantage of sales tax holiday specials compared to last minute back to school shoppers. Â“The kids that worked during the summer are a little more conscious of their dollar and thriftier,Â” he said. Â“They honestly shopped earlier, loved to take advantage of sales and tax free holidays. Some of the kids that have been out of town are coming in last minute, but weÂ’ve had a good season.Â” The National Retail Federation expects the average family with school-aged children to spend $669.28 for back to school items, up 5 percent from last year. That would be the second-highest amount since the industry trade group started tracking spending in 2004. But major retailers like Wal-Mart and MacyÂ’s are discounting merchandise and increasing spending to upgrade their stores and websites just to grab the attention of U.S. shoppers during the second biggest shopping period of the year. All that discounting and investing has worked to start the season off strong, they say, but it also hurts their bottom lines. Â“Stores are going to have to invest in price and e-commerce aggres-sively in order to be com-petitive,Â” said Ken Perkins, president of RetailMetrics LLC, a retail research firm. Â“The pie is not grow-ing, and theyÂ’ve got to do everything they can to keep them from losing market share.Â” Nancy Williams, a Columbia County resident, spent time in the Lake City Mall Friday morning making last minute back to school clothes purchases. Â“I think the sales are about the same as last year,Â” she said, as she pulled shirts off clothing racks at Belk. Â“IÂ’m looking for mostly shirts and pants for my son.Â” Even though there wasnÂ’t an abundance of shoppers in the store Friday morning, Williams said she enjoyed shopping more during the sales tax holiday than making last minute purchases because she could save on sales tax. Wal-Mart, the worldÂ’s largest retailer, says itÂ’s been investing in several ways to attract shoppers this season. The company cut prices on 10 percent more back-to-school items compared with last year. It also increased the number of back-to-school products sold on its website by 30 percent to 75,000 this year from last year. The company also has made some long-term investments. Wal-Mart said earlier this year it plans to open 270 to 300 small stores during the current fiscal year Â— double its initial forecastÂ— to compete with dollar chains. But all that investing has hurt its results. On Thursday, Wal-Mart report-ed that its profit in the latest quarter was virtually flat during the latest quarter. KohlÂ’s Corp. also reported flat profit in its latest fis-cal quarter on Thursday, as it cut prices, revamped its beauty departments, and spent on services such as one that enables it to ship online orders directly to shoppers from its stores. The department-store operator also has started to roll out a loyalty pro-gram where shoppers get one point for every dollar they spend, with them receiving a $5 reward for every 100 points. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Lake City Reporter Week of Sunday, August 17-23, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section C Columbia, Inc. Your marketplace source for Lake City and Columbia County1CColumbia Inc. 1CColumbia Inc. Back-to-school is good biz Local retailersreport brisk sales as fall approaches. TONY BRITT/ Lake City ReporterNancy Williams and her son, Dustin Williams, look at Tshirts in Belk as they make last minute back to school p urchases on Friday. Jeb Bush lends political star power to ScottBy MICHAEL J. MISHAKAssociated PressHOMESTEAD Â— Jeb Bush is lending his political star power to embattled Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who is locked in a tight race for re-election in the nationÂ’s largest swing-voting state. Speaking at a metals factory in this South Florida farming community, the former Florida governor and potential White House hopeful on Friday credited Scott with the stateÂ’s economic recovery, saying the incumbent Republican had created a Â“field of dreamsÂ” for Floridians looking to prosper after the recession. He also criticized ScottÂ’s likely Democratic opponent, Charlie Crist, as a craven opportunist. Bush said Crist, a former Republican governor who switched parties in 2012, Â“woke up each and every day, as he does today, focused on his ambitions rather than hav-ing a servantÂ’s heart.Â” For Scott, the stop infused energy into a campaign that has sometimes struggled to connect with voters. Seven years after leaving office, Bush remains one of the most popular politicians in Florida and a revered figure among many Republican voters, who will be critical to ScottÂ’s chances in November. Crist was also campaigning on Friday in Miami. The forJEB continued on 2C
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But many of those seeking office seem to be stretching farther than ever for a barnyard background to establish some common-man authenticity. Â“ItÂ’s the classic Â‘I grew up in a log cabin and walked uphill to school both ways,Â’Â” said Sue Dvorksy, a former chair of the Iowa Democratic Party. Sometimes the connection requires a bit of tractor-pulling effort. Rauner is a millionaire with two Ivy League degrees, but his official biography stresses that thanks to granddad: Â“Bruce knew how to ride a horse at 6, milk a cow at 8, and shoot a rifle at 10.Â” BurkeÂ’s main selling point is her successes with the fam-ily bicycle company, but a key photo on her website shows her in a denim shirt in front of a tractor. Recently in Iowa, both the governor and lieutenant governor, who do have rural backgrounds, felt the need to also assert their animal slaughter resumes. Â“I held the hogs while the veterinarian castrated it,Â” Gov. Terry Branstad said at a June news conference. Then Lt. Gov. Kim Reynold chimed in: Â“I didnÂ’t castrate hogs, but I do know how to skin a chicken and I can do that pretty well.Â” So far, they have not demonstrated those skills on the campaign trail. Nowhere is a rural record more desirable than Iowa, a state with strong farming roots even though two-thirds of the popula-tion lives in urban areas. Candidates here trek around farms, gobble pie at state fairs and talk farm subsidies. While ErnstÂ’s ad became fodder for late-night comedy, it also struck a chord that helped propel the state lawmaker to victory in the five-way GOP primary. Â“The great thing about JoniÂ’s ad is people relate to her,Â” said Rob Jesmer, a Republican consultant. Ernst, a lieutenant colonel in the Iowa National Guard who was raised on a farm, now faces Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley in the battle to replace retiring Sen. Tom Harkin. The two are locked in a dead heat, and ErnstÂ’s campaign has tried to brand Braley as a lawyer who doesnÂ’t understand rural issues. BraleyÂ’s campaign has countered that he was raised in a small town, his grandfather was a farmer and he worked agricultural jobs in his youth. But he spent time apolo-gizing earlier this year after a video was released of him referring to senior Sen. Charles Grassley, a six-term Republican, as a Â“farmer from Iowa who never went to law school, never practiced law.Â” Since then, Republican operatives have tried to hit Braley with a video they say shows him claiming to be a farmer at a parade and with a story on a dispute he had with a neighbor at his vacation com-munity over her chickens. Â“Bruce understands what rural Iowa is all about because thatÂ’s where he came from,Â” said Braley campaign spokesman Jeff Giertz. Candidates in nearby states are also reaching for rural connections. In Nebraska, Republican Pete Ricketts selected Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate in the governorÂ’s race, citing his dairy farming experience. His Democratic opponent, Chuck Hassebrook, has touted the fact that he lives in a rural town. And in Wisconsin, Burke cites her ancestors as she seeks to topple Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Â“My great-grandparents were farmers,Â” said the former Trek Bicycle executive as she pet cows at the Rock County fair. The candidates must be careful not to overreach. Of Rauner, Ken Snyder, a Chicago-based Democratic media con-sultant, notes: Â“everybody knows he didnÂ’t make $53 million last year as a farmer.Â” RaunerÂ’s spokesman, Mike Schrimpf, said the candidate just wants voters to know Â“what guided his life.Â” To the folks actually raising hogs, the fixation with farming may not be a bad thing, said Chris Peterson, a lifelong famer from Clear Lake, Iowa. Since candidates Â“pander to everybody,Â” he said, Â“IÂ’m glad theyÂ’re remembering us whichever way possible.Â” Space station supply ship with packed trash CAPE CANAVERAL Â— A commercial cargo ship has ended its monthlong space station visit. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station released the Cygnus supply ship, now full of trash for disposal early Friday. They parted company 260 miles above AfricaÂ’s southwest coast. Orbital Sciences Corp. launched the Cygnus from Virginia in mid-July under a NASA contract. The unmanned craft hauled more than 3,000 pounds of crucial cargo to the orbiting outpost. Now itÂ’s loaded with rubbish, some 3,500 poundsÂ’ worth. On Sunday, the Virginia-based Orbital Sciences will steer the craft down through the atmosphere to burn up. The six space station astronauts will attempt to record the fiery re-entry for engineering analysis. The same documentation will be done when a European supply ship departs early next year. That ship, launched from French Guiana, delivered its shipment just a few days ago. NASA and its international partners Â— Russia, Europe, Japan and Canada Â— want to learn as much about atmospheric re-entry as possible to prepare for the space stationÂ’s eventual demise in the decade or two ahead. mer Republican-turned-Democrat has been criticizing ScottÂ’s education cuts, which the GOP incumbent enacted during his first year in office. For Bush, the tour of B&K Installations was as much an affirma-tion of his accomplishments as gover-nor as an endorsement of ScottÂ’s. Speaking to few dozen factory workers and reporters, Bush said that if Scott were re-elected he would Â“join me, by the way, as the only other Republican governor to have been re-elected in FloridaÂ’s history.Â” Later, he thanked Scott for building on the sweeping education overhaul that was one of the hallmarks of BushÂ’s admin-istration. Â“It is hugely important in a global economy, where the world is shrink-ing at warp speed, to make sure the next generation can read and write, and calculate math, have a sense of our history,Â” Bush said. While governor, Bush pushed through an overhaul of FloridaÂ’s edu-cation system that include grading schools from A-to-F based on high-stakes standardized tests. BushÂ’s administration also implemented two private school voucher programs, one to low-income families and the other to special needs children and children with disabilities. While the former governor said he will make a decision on a White House bid later this year, he seemed to revel in an appearance that had all the trap-pings of a presidential campaign. At one point, he directed Scott to join him in posing with workers before a bank of cameras. Â“I kind of miss getting out on the campaign trail a little bit,Â” Bush beamed, as he prepared to deliver remarks. Earlier in the week, Bush announced his opposition to a Florida ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. On Friday, when asked whether the federal gov-ernment should enforce drug laws in states that have passed medical marijuana programs, Bush said, Â“I think states ought to have the right to decide these things. I think the federal governmentÂ’s role in our lives is way too overreaching.Â” Bush told reporters that he was warming up for more campaign appearances to help Republican can-didates in the midterm elections. While his schedule remains rela-tively quiet compared with many of his potential Republican presidential rivals, heÂ’s building political capital. HeÂ’s headlined more than two dozen private fundraisers for GOP candi-dates, including governors of early voting states Iowa, South Carolina and Nevada, and committees heading toward November. JEB: Lends political starpower to Rick Scott Continued From Page 1C
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CH/A NO PETS 386-697-4814 Ft White Upstairs Studio Apt, private entrance, clean, trash/water incl.free Wi-fi, Must have ref.1st+ last+sec. $450/mo 941-924-5183 GREATAREA West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $675-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 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 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2br/2ba Country home near town (west). Very clean, $675. mo. 1st, last + dep. Serious calls only, call for details. 386-961-4444 Brick 3bd/1.5ba -1 ac,retreat off master, near High School, recently remodeled $1100/mo 1st + dep. 386-867-4586 Just remodeled 3bd/2ba Lg family room w/FP, lg fenced backyard w/shed $800 mth, First & Sec. 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4C LAKE CITY REPORTER BUSINESS WEEK OF SUNDAY, AUGUST 17-23, 20144CBIZ 4CBIZ 3-wheeled Elio closer to marketBy DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto WriterROYAL OAK, Mich. Â— Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon. Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. With a starting price of $6,800, itÂ’s also less than half the cost. Phoenix-based Elio plans to start making the cars next fall at a former General Motors plant in Shreveport, Louisiana. Already, more than 27,000 people have reserved one. Elio hopes to make 250,000 cars a year by 2016. ThatÂ’s close to the number Mazda sells in the U.S. Because it has three wheels Â— two in front and one in the rear Â— the Elio is actually classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. govern-ment. But Elio Motors founder Paul Elio says the vehicle has all the safety features of a car, like anti-lock brakes, front and side air bags and a steel cage that sur-rounds the occupants. Drivers wonÂ’t be required to wear helmets or have motorcycle licenses. The ElioÂ’s two seats sit front and back instead of side by side, so the driver is positioned in the center with the passenger directly behind. That arrangement, plus the low seating position Â— the Elio is just 54 inches tall Â— and the lack of power steering take a little getting used to. But after a couple of spins around the block in this Detroit suburb, it felt like any other small car. ThatÂ’s partly because its two front wheels stick out by a foot on both sides, aiding balance and preventing the vehicle from tip-ping. The Elio has a three-cyl-inder, 0.9-liter engine and a top speed of more than 100 miles per hour. It gets an estimated 84 mpg on the highway and 49 mpg in city driving. Elio keeps the costs down in several ways. The car only has one door, on the left side, which shaves a few hundred dol-lars off the manufacturing costs. Having three wheels also makes it cheaper. It will be offered in just two configurations Â— with a manual or automatic transmis-sion Â— and it has standard air conditioning, power windows and door locks and an AM/FM radio. More features, such as naviga-tion or blind-spot detection, can be ordered through ElioÂ’s long list of suppliers. GermanyÂ’s Daimler also promised to revolutionize American commutes with the Smart car, but that hasnÂ’t panned out, says Karl Brauer, a senior analyst with Kelley Blue Book. Smart sold just 9,264 cars in the U.S. last year. The Smart has a starting price of $13,270 for a gas-powered car and gets 38 mpg on the high-way Â— not enough savings or fuel economy to justify sacrific-ing comfort in the tiny car. But, Brauer said, the equation might work in the Elio. Â“If it really gets 84 mpg and doesnÂ’t drive terribly, it would justify the compromises youÂ’re making in size and comfort,Â” he said. Elio will also save money by selling the cars directly through its own stores and not through franchised dealers, similar to electric car maker Tesla Motors. Elio plans stores in 60 major met-ropolitan areas. TheyÂ’ll be ser-viced by car repair chain Pep Boys. Paul Elio, a one-time stockbroker and New York City cab driver, dreamed as a kid that he would one day own a car com-pany called Elio Motors. Â“As I matured I decided that was as likely as playing in the NFL,Â” Elio told The Associated Press. But he did earn an engi-neering degree at General Motors Institute Â— now Kettering University Â— and started his own company engineering products like childrenÂ’s car seats. In 2008, tired of high gas prices and the countryÂ’s dependence on foreign oil, he started working on a fuel-efficient car. Equally impor-tant to him was creating U.S. manufacturing jobs and making the car inexpensive enough to appeal to buyers who might oth-erwise be stuck in old, unreliable clunkers. Â“Whatever matters to you, this can move the needle on it,Â” he said. The recession killed his engineering company, but it also pro-vided the opportunity to buy the Shreveport plant when GM filed for bankruptcy protection. Elio Motors plans to employ 1,500 people at the plant. The company has also applied for a $185 million advanced vehi-cle development loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. Paul Elio said so far, reservation holders are older, more affluent buyers who will use the Elio as a second or third car for commuting. Â“ItÂ’s an Â‘andÂ’ purchase for a lot of folks,Â” he said. Â“So keep your SUV or your minivan or your large sedan, and when youÂ’re driving back and forth to work all by yourself, take the Elio. At this price point and this mileage, that works financially for folks.Â” Eventually, though, he believes the car will appeal to high school and college students as well as used-car drivers who want some-thing newer and more reliable. He also hopes to eventually export it to other countries. Ancient sport of kabaddi gets modern twistBy C.RAJSHEKHAR RAOAssociated PressNEW DELHI Â— For centuries, shirtless and shoeless young warriors gathered and grappled on patches of muddy ground near the foot of the Himalayas, practicing the ancient contact sport of Kabaddi. For the most part it was unchanged, and uncomplicated. Like other popular sports in India, though, the modern transforma-tion has been rapid, driven by commercial opportunities and with the intention of going global. Now thereÂ’s two professional leagues Â— one in India and another which recently kicked off in London. Backers of the pro leagues are marketing slick new versions of kabaddi that they hope will compete with the mushrooming franchise-based sports leagues in India Â— particularly cricket, the runaway suc-cess story of them all. So far, theyÂ’re following the formula. Bollywood film stars have been roped in as owners or promoters, elaborate marketing plans have been rolled out and live broad-casting deals done. Â“WeÂ’re only trying to capitalize on the popularity of the sport among South Asians and expatriates,Â” World Kabaddi League chief executive Raman Raheja explains. Â“We got to know of the potential of this game during the organization of World Cups in Punjab over the past few years featuring teams from around the world.Â” Raheja says it was also the success of smaller leagues across the world that inspired his group to take the tournament to abroad. Â“There are some 200 kabaddi clubs ... and only half of them are in India,Â” he said. Â“TheyÂ’re all surviving on ticket sales Â— without government support or sponsorship. That got us thinking and we decided to integrate the fragmented world of kabaddi.Â” The race to franchise-based competitions was sparked by the instant suc-cess of the seemingly made-for-television Twenty20 cricket in India, when compet-ing leagues battled for billions in potential revenue. The now defunct Indian Cricket League tried vainly to stay a step ahead of the Indian Premier League, which was backed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, but lacked recognition from the sportÂ’s governing bodies. ThereÂ’s no all-embracing world governing body for the physical, tag-like game of Kabaddi, and the World Kabaddi League and Pro Kabaddi League have slightly dif-ferent formats. The seven-a-side version that is popular in south Asia and has been a regular medal sport in the Asian Games since 1990. One team sends a raider into the rival half of the field to gain points by tackling, wres-tling, grabbing or tagging opponents while chanting Â‘kabaddiÂ’ in a single breath. In the meantime, he tries to touch opposing players and then return to his own half to earn points. If he makes it back, the play-ers he touched are out of the game. Teams take turns to send raiders, with the aim of the defending team to either evade the raider or tackle him in such a way that he canÂ’t return to his side before running out of breath. It became popular, particularly in northwestern India, because it requires little more than a square piece of land about half the size of a basketball court for matches, and can be played indoors or out, on the beach, on grass, dirt or mud. But the newer versions are played on synthetic mats and chants of kabaddi have been replaced by a 30-second time limit for each raid. The players also wear shirts Â— providing space for sponsorsÂ’ logos, naturally Â— while electronic scoreboards lend a contemporary look to venues. While the Pro Kabaddi League is affiliated with the International Kabaddi Federation and follows the format used at the Asian Games, the World Kabaddi League allows only one person per team to wrestle with the raider. The World Kabaddi League, which started Aug. 10 in London, will be played in 14 cities across three continents and five countries over five months. Teams such as the California Eagles, Punjab Thunder, Lahore Lions, Royal Kings USA, United Singhs and Vancouver Lions are among eight teams competing for the top prize of $570,000. The playersÂ’ salaries range from $10,000-20,000 per season. The July 26-Aug. 31 Pro Kabaddi League competition, involving eight city-based franchises in India, is backed by a promi-nent TV channel. Â“We strongly believe in the potential of kabaddi,Â” Star India chief executive Uday Shankar said. Â“WeÂ’re working hard to build it.Â” The sport was mired in controversy in 2011 when doping authorities caught 53 players who either tested positive or refused to cooperate with during testers during the Kabaddi world championships, a competition for national teams held in the Punjab. The head of IndiaÂ’s National Anti-Doping Agency said at the time he was surprised by the high number of doping cases, which resulted in bans for athletes from Britain, the United States, Italy, Spain, Australia, Norway, Germany, Argentina, Pakistan and India. The Indian team won the tournament, and gradually the sport has restored its image. Now, the two pro leagues are generating plenty of interest. Â“Sponsors will adopt a wait-and-watch approach for now,Â” sports marketing pro-fessional Indranil Das Blah said. Â“ItÂ’s easy to launch successfully since expectations are negligible, but sustaining success is the hard part and thatÂ’s what sponsors need Â— sustainability.Â” But Blah, the Chief Operating Officer of Kwan Entertainment, doesnÂ’t think having more than one league is a problem. Â“While ideally, two leagues of the same sport are never good, the two leagues currently seem to have very different positioning,Â” Blah said. Â“While one sees itself as an Indian league, the other clearly aspires to be a global league.Â” While nobody can predict the long-term viability of the leagues, the players are certainly hoping it lasts. Â“WhoÂ’d have thought a few years ago that we would be playing this game as paid professionals?Â” said Royal Kings USA play-er Balram Singh, who comes from a farm-ing family in the Punjab. Â“This kabaddi is totally different from what we used to play in our villages and the players are happy to be playing in front of large crowds Â— and earning money from the sport.Â” Panel to weigh economic crime penaltiesBy ERIC TUCKERAssociated PressWASHINGTON Â— The federal panel that sets sentencing policy announced Thursday that it plans in the coming year to consider changes to sentencing guide-lines for some white-collar crimes. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which earlier this year reduced guideline ranges for drug crimes, unanimously approved its latest set of priorities. The top priority will be continuing to work with Congress on reducing the scope and severity of manda-tory minimum penalties, but another goal will be evaluating the fairness of sentences for economic crimes like fraud, the com-mission said. The panel had been reviewing data for several years, but plans to hear more from judges, victims and others to decide Â“whether there are ways the economic crime guidelines could work better,Â” the commissionÂ’s chairwoman, Patti Saris, a federal judge in Massachusetts, said in a statement. Defense lawyers who long have sought the changes say a window to act opened once the sentencing commission cut sen-tencing guidelines for drug crimes, clear-ing a major priority from its agenda. ItÂ’s unclear what action the commission ultimately will take, especially given the public outrage at fraudsters who stole their clientsÂ’ life savings and lingering anger over the damage inflicted by the 2008 financial crisis. But the discussion about tweaking sentences for economic crimes comes as some federal judges have chosen to ignore the existing guidelines in some cases and as the Justice Department, which has said it welcomes a review, looks for ways to cut costs in an overpopulated federal prison system. Sentencing guidelines are advisory rather than mandatory, but judges still rely heavily on them for consistencyÂ’s sake. Advocates arguing that white-collar sentencing guidelines are Â“mixed up and crazyÂ” could weaken support for keeping them in place, said Ohio State University law professor Douglas Berman, a sentenc-ing law expert. The commissionÂ’s action to soften drugcrime guidelines is a signal that the time is ripe, defense lawyers say. The commission this year agreed to reduce guideline ranges across drug types and then apply that change retroactively to the current inmate population, a move that could permit tens of thousands of drug-dealing felons to seek an early release. The commission says no inmate would be freed early under the change unless a judge determined that the release would not jeopardize public safety. Just as drug sentences historically have been determined by the amount of drugs involved, white-collar punishments typi-cally are defined by the total financial loss caused by the crime. Advocates hope the commissionÂ’s decision to lower sentencing guideline ranges for drug crimes, effec-tively de-emphasizing the significance of drug quantity, paves the way for a new sentencing scheme that removes some of the weight attached to economic loss. A 2013 proposal from an American Bar Association task force would do exactly that, encouraging judges to place less emphasis on how much money was lost and more on a defendantÂ’s culpability. Under the propos-al, judges would more scrupulously weigh less-quantifiable factors, including motive, the schemeÂ’s duration and sophistication, and whether the defendant actually finan-cially benefited or merely intended to. The current structure, lawyers say, means bit players in a large fraud risk getting socked with harsh sentences despite playing a minimal role. Â“ItÂ’s real easy to talk about 10, 15, 20 years, but when you realize just how much time youÂ’re talking about ... itÂ’s too much,Â” said Washington defense lawyer Barry Boss, an ABA task force member. No one is talking about leniency for imprisoned financier Bernie Madoff, whoÂ’s serving a 150-year sentence for bilking thousands of people of nearly $20 billion, or fallen corporate titans whose greed drove their companies into the ground. But defense lawyers are calling for a sen-tencing structure that takes into account the broad continuum of economic crime and that better differentiates between, for example, a thief who steals a dollar each from a million people versus $1 million from one person. Any ambitious proposal will encounter obstacles. ItÂ’s virtually impossible to muster the same public sympathy for white-collar crim-inals as for crack-cocaine defendants sen-tenced under old guidelines now seen as excessively harsh, which took a dispropor-tionate toll on racial minorities. The drug-sentencing overhaul also was promoted as fiscally prudent, because drug offenders account for roughly half the federal prison population. Tea party conservatives and lib-eral groups united behind the change. In comparison, the clamor for changing white-collar guidelines has been muted. The Justice Department, already criticized for its paucity of criminal prosecutions arising from the financial crisis, has said itÂ’s open to a review but has not champi-oned dramatic change. Â“I donÂ’t think thereÂ’s a political will for really cutting back or retooling the guide-lines,Â” Columbia University law professor Daniel Richman said. By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science WriterNEW YORK Â— ItÂ’s an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories. Using plants this way Â— sometimes called Â“pharmingÂ” Â— can produce com-plex and valuable proteins for medicines. That approach, studied for about 20 years, hasnÂ’t caught on widely in the pharmaceutical industry. But some companies and academic labs are pursuing it to create medicines and vaccines against such targets as HIV, cancer, the deadly Marburg virus and norovirus, known for causing outbreaks of stomach bug on cruise ships, as well as Ebola. While most of the work in this area uses a tobacco plant, itÂ’s just a relative of the plant used to make cigarettes. Â“ItÂ’s definitely not something you smoke,Â” said Jean-Luc Martre, a spokes-man for Medicago, a Canadian com-pany thatÂ’s testing flu vaccines made with tobacco plants. Medicago has a new production facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Once approved by federal authorities, itÂ’s expected to be able to make 30 million doses of seasonal flu vac-cine a year, or 120 million vaccine doses to fight a major outbreak of Â“pandemicÂ” flu if the government requests it.Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco
LIFE Sunday, August 17, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section D Lake City Reporter Story ideas?Contact Editor Robert Bridges754firstname.lastname@example.org In for a treat at the deliR ecently I had the nicest sur prise. My friends, Mary Thrasher and Bonnie, invited me to lunch. They picked me up and we drove to Starke to Tony and AlÂ’s Deli. Located in an old, restored building in the heart of downtown, it was fun the minute we walked in the door. Al met us with a smile and a big welcome. His laughter is infec tious and he started off our lunch perfectly. The dining room was simply deco rated with the focus on the back wall mural of a quaint, rustic street scene, probably Italian. It seats 50 people. Chatting with Al, we learned that he is originally from Columbia and Tony is from Honduras. Both have over 30 years of restaurant experi ence in New York, Connecticut and Florida (Ocala and Gainesville.) Tony and Al decided to open their own restaurant in Starke and the Deli opened 14 months ago. No alcoholic beverages are served but you can bring your own. Bonnie surprised us with a bottle of an Australian Cabernet Sauvignon, Bernarra 2012 which was perfect with our meal. A variety of menu choicesThe menu offers a variety of salad choices: Caribbean, steak, tilapia, grilled chicken or grilled shrimp. We shared the Caribbean salad which was outstanding. The chicken was marinated in a Jerk sauce and then grilled to perfection. It was served on top of mixed greens, cucumber slices, tomatoes, pineapple, papaya and onions all served with the Jerk dressing. The sauce was sweet, salty and peppery hot. ($9.95) TASTE BUDDIES Genie NormanTasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com I n a year of many laurels for the Fort White FFA high school chapter, seven members added individual honors by earning State FFA degrees, which were awarded at the 86th State FFA Convention earlier this summer. The recipients are Kaitlin McCarroll, Mallorie Godbey, Rebecca Bailey, Braden King, Melissa Balmer, Hollee Beach and Kasey Blanchard. Â“The State FFA degree is the highest that a student can earn,Â” explained Jill Huesman, senior faculty sponsor for FFA at Fort White. Â“To get it, stu dents have to complete two previous degrees. They begin with the Greenhand degree, which requires enrollment in an agriscience class, payment of FFA chapter dues, ability to recite the FFA creed, and pass ing of an FFA knowledge test. The next step is the Chapter FFA degree, which requires continued enrollment in agri science, payment of chapter dues, and at least 45 hours of participation or acquiring $150 in earnings in a supervised agricultural experience pro gram. Chapter FFA degree recipients also have to partici pate in two activities above the chapter level.Â” State degree requirements are even more demanding. Â“To get a State FFA degree, students have to earn $1,500 or amass 150 hours of expe rience through an SAE,Â” Huesman said. Â“In addition, they have to participate in five FFA activities above the chap ter level, complete 50 hours of community service and have a successful scholastic record.Â” All seven State FFA degree recipients graduated from FWHS last spring, and Huesman could not be more proud of them. Â“These kids have worked extremely hard to get these awards, which are honors in their own right and can help when applying for scholarships. They are wonderful young people and should be commended for a job well done.Â” JILL HUESMAN/ Special to the ReporterFort White recipients of State FFA degrees are, from left: Kaitlin McCarroll Mallorie Godbey, Rebecca Bailey, Braden King, Melissa Balmer, Hollee Beach, and Kasey Blanchard.Highest honors Seven Fort White high schoolers earned State FFA degrees DELI continued on 4D A ugust is that Â“in betweenÂ” month for growing vegetables. Right now you can set out the last plantings of some warm weather crops as well the first plantings of some cool weath er crops. This short window of opportunity provides a wide variety of crops that you can choose to plant now and har vest from the garden in the next few months. This is your very last chance this year to get tomato, pep per, corn, southern pea, pump kin, winter squash and watermel on in the ground. Get out there and get them planted now. These plants will not tolerate cold weather, so they need the next few months to grow and produce before the likeli hood of a North Florida cold spell. A couple warm season crops that can still be plant ed now through September are cucumbers and summer squash. If you are still preparing your garden site and soil for a fall garden, there are many cool season plants that can be planted when you are ready, starting in September. Lettuce and endive prefer cooler weather but are not cold hardy, so plant them only during September and October for the best results. You can start planting the following plants and continue through the fall: kale, beet, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, mustard, radish and onion. Many of these can be grown in the winter months if some frost/freeze protection can be provided during cold spells. Knowing which vegeta bles to grow is only the start, however. Plant varieties will not perform the same under different growing conditions and we all know that Florida has high heat and humidity. The University of Florida has done research to find which varieties will produce the best in our Florida climate. To be successful, grow varieties that are recommended by that research. For more informa tion on recommended vari eties, read Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/vh021 or stop by the Extension office for a copy. Good cultural gardening practices reduce the need for chemical pest controls. Remember to rotate crop families for cultural insect, nematode and disease control. This means that you should not plant the same family vegetables (like peppers and tomatoes, or broccoli and cauliflower) in the same spot in the garden in successive seasons. Keep changing them around so that disease and pest populations wonÂ’t build up in the soil. The above pub lication has a list of plant fami lies and which ones to rotate. Would you like some real, down to earth answers to your questions about fall vegetable gardening in North Florida? The UF/IFAS Extension in Columbia County is offering two Fall Vegetable Gardening Workshops this coming week. Learn more about soil prepa ration, planting, irrigation and fertilization. Get some gardening tips that will help you be suc cessful. Tuesday, August 19 at 4 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Extension office, 971 W. Duval St., Lake City. The second presentation will be at the Fort White Public Library branch on Thursday, August 21 at 5:45 p.m. The workshops are free and no registration needed. Call Linda at 386 752-5384 for more information. August: The month of Â‘in betweenÂ’ planting Tomato plants cannot tolerate cold weather, so they need the next few months to grow and produce before the likelihood of a cold spell here. So get them planted as soon as possible. COURTESY PHOTOSIf you have an Â‘edible gardenÂ’ like this one, remember to rotate crop families (like peppers and tomatoes, or broccoli and cauliflow er) to prevent disease control. Rotating plants keeps pest populations fro m building up in the soil. GARDEN TALK Nichelle Demorestdndemorest@u.edu Q D. Nichelle Demorest is a horticulture agent with the Columbia County Extension of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Very last chance for pea tomato, pepper and corn Fall Vegetable Gardening Workshops Q UF/IFAS Extension, 971 Duval St., will have a Fall Vegetable Gardening class on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 4 p.m. The class will discuss soil prep, water and fertilizer needs. Learn what to plant now, next month, and through the fall/winter. The class is free and no regis tration is needed Q A second class will be held Thursday, Aug. 21 at 5:45 p.m. at the Fort White Public Library on Route 47. From staff reports The Live Oak Artists Guild, in partnership with the Suwannee River Regional Library, will be present ing their annual fine arts exhibition September 8-19. All artists, age 18 or older, are eligible and invited to submit an appli cation. Applications with an entry fee of $25 for members or $35 for non-mem bers 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 appli cation from our blog: http://theloag.blogspot.com/. 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 award ed. Artwork selected for these awards will be exhibited at a special Â“Featured ExhibitionÂ” at the Suwannee River Regional Library.Applications for Live Oak Art Guild due this Friday
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A&E 19 118 265Duck Dynasty Â“Aloha, Robertsons!Â” Duck DynastyDuck DynastyDuck Dynasty Â“Stand by MiaÂ” Duck Dynasty Â“Lake BossÂ” (:01) Wahlburgers(:31) Wahlburgers(:02) Storage Wars(:32) Storage Wars HALL 20 185 312(5:00)Â“Cheaper by the DozenÂ”Â“The Nanny ExpressÂ” (2009, Drama) Vanessa Marcil, Brennan Elliot. Â“New in TownÂ” (2009) Rene Zellweger, Harry Connick Jr. The Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls FX 22 136 248Earth StoodÂ“AvatarÂ” (2009) Sam Worthington, Voice of Zoe Saldana. A former Marine falls in love with a native of a lush alien world. The Strain Â“OccultationÂ” (N) (:03) The Strain Â“OccultationÂ” CNN 24 200 202CNN Newsroom (N) CNN Special ReportThe Hunt With John WalshThe Hunt With John Walsh (N) The Hunt With John WalshThe Hunt With John Walsh TNT 25 138 245(5:00)Â“The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersÂ” (2002, Fantasy) Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler. (DVS) The Last Ship Â“TrialsÂ” (N) (:01) Falling Skies (N) (:02) The Last Ship Â“TrialsÂ” NIK 26 170 299The Haunted HathawaysSpongeBobSpongeBobFull HouseFull HouseFull HouseFull HouseFull HouseFull HouseFriends(:36) Friends SPIKE 28 168 241(5:55) Bar RescueBar Rescue Â“Twin vs. TwinÂ” Bar Rescue Â“I Smell a RatÂ” Hungry Investors Â“Motha Shuckas!Â” (N) Gym Rescue Â“Battle of the SexesÂ” (N) Bar Rescue MY-TV 29 32 -The Rockford FilesKojak Â“The Chinatown MurdersÂ” Columbo Â“Any Old Port in a StormÂ” Wine connoisseur kills his brother. Thriller Â“RoseÂ’s Last SummerÂ” Alfred Hitchcock Hour DISN 31 172 290(:15) Â“How to Build a Better BoyÂ” (2014, Comedy) China Anne McClain. Liv & MaddieLiv & MaddieLiv & MaddieLiv & MaddieJessieDog With a BlogAustin & AllyDog With a Blog LIFE 32 108 252(5:00) MovieÂ“Made of HonorÂ” (2008) Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan. Witches of East End (N) (:01) The Lottery Â“Crystal CityÂ” (N) (:02)Â“Made of HonorÂ” (2008) USA 33 105 242Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitModern FamilyModern Family BET 34 124 329(5:00)Â“SparkleÂ” (2012, Drama) Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston. Sunday Best The top ve perform. (N) Sunday Best The top ve perform. TD Jakes 35th Anniversary Bishop T.D. Jakes celebrates his 35th anniversary. ESPN 35 140 206a Little League BaseballBaseball: Sunday Night Countdowna MLB Baseball Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves. From Turner Field in Atlanta. (N) SportsCenter (N) (Live) ESPN2 36 144 209SportsCenter (N) (Live) a Little League Baseball World Series: Teams TBA. From Williamsport, Pa. (N) NHRA Drag Racing Lucas Oil Nationals. From Brainerd, Minn. (N Same-day Tape) SUNSP 37 -Trackside LiveSport FishingSport FishingShip Shape TVSportsmanÂ’s Adv.Reel TimeFishing the FlatsAddictive FishingPro Tarpon TournamentScubaNationTravis Johnson DISCV 38 182 278Great White MatrixMegalodon: The New EvidenceShark of Darkness: WrathShark of Darkness: WrathNaked and Afraid Â“Himalayan HellÂ” (N) Naked and Afraid Â“Paradise LostÂ” TBS 39 139 247(5:45)Â“You, Me and DupreeÂ” (2006, Comedy) Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson.Â“17 AgainÂ” (2009, Comedy) Zac Efron, Leslie Mann. (DVS) (:15)Â“17 AgainÂ” (2009, Comedy) Zac Efron, Leslie Mann. (DVS) HLN 40 202 204Forensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic Files FNC 41 205 360FOX News Sunday With Chris WallaceFOX Report (N) HuckabeeFOX News SpecialStosselHuckabee E! 45 114 236(4:30)Â“The Back-up PlanÂ” (2010) Keeping Up With the KardashiansKeeping Up With the KardashiansKeeping Up With the Kardashians (N) RichKids of BevBotched Â“Silicone ValleyÂ” Kardashian TRAVEL 46 196 277Food Paradise Â“Sandwich Paradise 2Â” Latke and corned beef sandwich. Big Time RV (N) Big Time RVBikinis-Board.Bikinis-Board.Xtreme Waterparks Â“WorldÂ’s Best IIÂ” Man v. FoodMan v. Food HGTV 47 112 229Beachfront BargainBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainBeachfront BargainFlipping the Block (N) Vacation House for Free (N) House Hunters (N) Hunters IntÂ’l TLC 48 183 280My Big Fat American Gypsy WeddingMy Big Fat American Gypsy WeddingLong Island MediumIsland MediumIsland MediumWho Do You Think You Are?Escaping Alaska (N) HIST 49 120 269Mountain Men Â“Death TrapÂ” Mountain Men Â“The Deep FreezeÂ” Mountain Men Â“PredatorÂ” Mountain Men TomÂ’s son Chad visits. (:03) Ice Road Truckers (N) Dark Horse NationDark Horse Nation ANPL 50 184 282To Be AnnouncedRocky Mountain Bounty HuntersGator Boys Eric has an identify crisis. Call of WildmanCall-WildmanIce Lake Rebels Â“Cold SnapÂ” (N) Ice Lake Rebels Â“Cold SnapÂ” FOOD 51 110 231Food Network StarChopped Â“Keep on TruckingÂ” Rachael vs. Guy Kids Cook-OffThe Great Food Truck RaceCutthroat Kitchen (N) Cutthroat Kitchen Â“Well, Hot Clam!Â” TBN 52 260 372T.D. JakesJoyce MeyerLeading the WayThe Blessed LifeJoel OsteenKerry ShookKenneth CopelandCre o DollarPeter and Paul Apostles spread the word of Jesus. FSN-FL 56 Bull Riding Championship. (Taped) World Poker Tour: Season 12 World Poker Tour: Season 12UFC Unleashed (N) World Poker Tour: Season 12 World Poker Tour: Season 12 SYFY 58 122 244(5:00)Â“Jeepers CreepersÂ” (2001)Â“Jeepers Creepers 2Â” (2003, Horror) Ray Wise, Jonathan Breck. Â“Battle of the DamnedÂ” (2013, Action) Dolph Lundgren, Matt Doran. Â“Drive AngryÂ” (2011) Nicolas Cage. AMC 60 130 254(:10) Breaking Bad Â“GrilledÂ” (:15) Breaking Bad(:20) Breaking BadBreaking Bad Â“DownÂ” (:40) Breaking Bad Â“BreakageÂ” (:45) Breaking Bad(10:50) Breaking Bad Â“PeekabooÂ” COM 62 107 249(5:22)Â“Get Him to the GreekÂ” (2010) Jonah Hill, Russell Brand. Â“Men in BlackÂ” (1997, Action) Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino. (:21) South Park(10:52) South Park(:23) South Park CMT 63 166 327(5:00)Â“Smokey and the BanditÂ” (1977, Comedy) Burt Reynolds. Premiere. Steve AustinÂ’s Broken Skull ChallengeSteve AustinÂ’s Broken Skull ChallengeDog and Beth: On the HuntCops ReloadedCops Reloaded NGWILD 108 190 283(5:00) The Last Lions20 Animals That Will Kill YouAfricaÂ’s Thunder River Following the Zambezi River. Cat Wars: Lion vs. CheetahAfricaÂ’s Thunder River NGC 109 186 276Wicked Tuna Â“Bad BloodÂ” Wicked Tuna Â“Sharks and RecreationÂ” Wicked Tuna Gloucester captains race. Wicked Tuna Â“The ReckoningÂ” Wicked Tuna: North vs SouthWicked Tuna Â“The ReckoningÂ” SCIENCE 110 193 284The Unexplained FilesHow ItÂ’s MadeHow ItÂ’s MadeMythBusters Testing household myths. MythBusters Testing heights. MythBusters Â“Road RageÂ” MythBusters Testing household myths. ID 111 192 285Fatal Vows Â“Dazed and DeadlyÂ” Dateline on ID Â“Mystery in MustangÂ” On the Case With Paula ZahnDateline on ID Â“A SisterÂ’s SearchÂ” (N) On the Case With Paula Zahn (N) On the Case With Paula Zahn HBO 302 300 501(5:00)Â“Trouble With the CurveÂ”Â“2 GunsÂ” (2013, Action) Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg. Â‘RÂ’ True Blood Â“Love Is to DieÂ” (N) The Leftovers Â“CairoÂ” (N) Last Week To.True Blood MAX 320 310 515(:15)Â“Identity ThiefÂ” (2013) Jason Bateman. A victim of identity theft ghts back. Â‘NRÂ’ (:20)Â“R.I.P.D.Â” (2013, Action) Jeff Bridges. Â‘PG-13Â’ Â“The Incredible Burt WonderstoneÂ” (2013) Steve Carell. (:40) Hypnotika SHOW 340 318 545(5:05)Â“Save the Last DanceÂ”Masters of Sex Â“GiantsÂ” Ray Donovan Â“Irish SpringÂ” Ray Donovan Â“ViagraÂ” (N) Masters of Sex Â“BlackbirdÂ” (N) Ray Donovan Â“ViagraÂ” MONDAY EVENING AUGUST 18, 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) Bachelor in Paradise Chris B. sustains a serious injury. (N) (:01) Mistresses Â“ChoicesÂ” (N) News at 11Jimmy Kimmel Live 4-IND 4 4 4News4JAX at 6PMNews4JAXJaguars All-Inside Edition (N) Love-RaymondRules/EngagementBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryThe 10 OÂ’Clock News (N) News4JAXArsenio Hall 5-PBS 5 -WUFT News at 6Nightly BusinessPBS NewsHour (N) Magic Moments: The Best of 50s Pop Musicians perform. Suze OrmanÂ’s Financial Solutions for You Finding nancial solutions. 7-CBS 7 47 47Action News JaxCBS Evening NewsJudge JudyTwo and Half Men2 Broke GirlsMomMike & MollyTwo and Half MenUnder the Dome Â“AwakeningÂ” (N) Action News JaxLetterman 9-CW 9 17 17Meet the BrownsMeet the BrownsHouse of PayneHouse of PayneWhose Line Is It?Whose Line Is It?AmericaÂ’s Next Top ModelTMZ (N) Access HollywoodThe Of ceThe Of ce 10-FOX 10 30 30Be a MillionaireBe a MillionaireModern FamilyThe SimpsonsMasterChef Â“Top 8 CompeteÂ” (N) Hotel Hell Â“Calumet InnÂ” (N) NewsAction News JaxModern FamilyTwo and Half Men 12-NBC 12 12 12NewsNBC Nightly NewsWheel of FortuneJeopardy!Running Wild With Bear Grylls (N) American Ninja Warrior Competitors face the nals course. (N) (DVS) NewsTonight Show CSPAN 14 210 350Key Capitol Hill Hearings Speeches. Key Capitol Hill Hearings Speeches. Key Capitol Hill Hearings Speeches. WGN-A 16 239 307AmericaÂ’s Funniest Home VideosAmericaÂ’s Funniest Home VideosAmericaÂ’s Funniest Home VideosAmericaÂ’s Funniest Home VideosManhattan Â“Last Reasoning of KingsÂ” How I Met/MotherHow I Met/Mother TVLAND 17 106 304Walker, RangerAndy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowAndy Grif th ShowCandid Camera(:12) Hot in ClevelandKing of QueensKing of QueensKing of QueensHot in Cleveland OWN 18 189 279Breaking Down the BarsBreaking Down the BarsDateline on OWN Â“Burning SuspicionÂ” Dateline on OWNOperation Change Â“IndiaÂ” (N) Dateline on OWN Â“Burning SuspicionÂ” A&E 19 118 265Storage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsStorage WarsÂ“GladiatorÂ” (2000, Historical Drama) Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix. A fugitive general becomes a gladiator in ancient Rome. Brandi & Jarrod HALL 20 185 312The Waltons Â“The GrandchildÂ” The Waltons Â“The GrandchildÂ” The Waltons Â“The First CasualtyÂ” The MiddleThe MiddleThe MiddleThe MiddleThe Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls FX 22 136 248(5:00)Â“The Hangover Part IIÂ” (2011)Â“Horrible BossesÂ” (2011, Comedy) Jason Bateman, Charlie Day. Partners (N) Partners (N) AngerAngerPartnersPartners CNN 24 200 202Situation RoomCross re (N) Erin Burnett OutFront (N) Anderson Cooper 360 (N) The Sixties Â“Television Comes of AgeÂ” The Sixties Â“The British InvasionÂ” Anderson Cooper 360 TNT 25 138 245Castle Â“Eye of the BeholderÂ” Castle Â“DemonsÂ” (DVS) Major Crimes Â“Zoo StoryÂ” Dallas Â“Denial, Anger, AcceptanceÂ” (N) Castle Â“Cops & RobbersÂ” Dallas Â“Denial, Anger, AcceptanceÂ” NIK 26 170 299iCarlySam & CatSam & CatSpongeBobDora and FriendsPAW Patrol (N) Full HouseFull HouseFull HouseFull HouseFriends(:36) Friends SPIKE 28 168 241(5:00)Â“The LosersÂ” (2010, Action) Jeffrey Dean Morgan.Â“The ExpendablesÂ” (2010, Action) Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li. (:05)Â“The ExpendablesÂ” (2010, Action) Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham. MY-TV 29 32 -The Ri emanThe Ri emanM*A*S*HM*A*S*H Â“HeroesÂ” Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitSeinfeldGet SmartThe Twilight ZonePerry Mason DISN 31 172 290Austin & AllyAustin & AllyAustin & AllyÂ“Teen Beach MovieÂ” (2013, Musical) Ross Lynch. (:15) JessieDog With a Blog(:05) Liv & MaddieAustin & AllyJessieI DidnÂ’t Do It LIFE 32 108 252Hoarders Â“Mary Lynn; IngridÂ” Hoarders Â“Norman; LindaÂ” Hoarders Â“Robin; KenÂ” Hoarders Â“Arline; CarolynÂ” Hoarders Â“BG & Lee; ChrisÂ” (:01) Bring It! Â“KaylaÂ’s Big SurpriseÂ” USA 33 105 242NCIS Â“RavenousÂ” (DVS) NCIS A teen holds his school hostage. WWE Monday Night RAW (N) (:05) Rush Â“Where Is My Mind?Â” BET 34 124 329106 & Park Â“Top 10 CountdownÂ” (N)Â“This ChristmasÂ” (2007) Delroy Lindo. A reunion at the holidays tests family ties. Â“Deliver Us From EvaÂ” (2003, Romance-Comedy) LL Cool J, Gabrielle Union. ESPN 35 140 206SportsCenter (N) (Live) Monday Night Countdown (N) e NFL Preseason Football Cleveland Browns at Washington Redskins. From FedEx Field in Landover, Md. SportsCenter (N) (Live) ESPN2 36 144 209a Little League Baseball World Series: Teams TBA. From Williamsport, Pa. (N)a Little League Baseball World Series: Teams TBA. From Williamsport, Pa. (N) Baseball Tonight (N) (Live) Olbermann (N) (Live) SUNSP 37 -Sport FishingP1 PowerboatSport FishingShip Shape TVSportsmanÂ’s Adv.Reel TimeFishing the FlatsAddictive FishingPro Tarpon TournamentScubaNationTravis Johnson DISCV 38 182 278Fast NÂ’ Loud Â“Jacked-Up JeepÂ” Fast NÂ’ LoudFast NÂ’ Loud (N) Fast NÂ’ Loud A 1931 Ford Model A. (N) Street Outlaws Â“Missing PartsÂ” (N) Fast NÂ’ Loud A 1931 Ford Model A. TBS 39 139 247Seinfeld Â“The PieÂ” SeinfeldSeinfeldSeinfeld Â“The FireÂ” Family GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyFamily GuyBig Bang TheoryBig Bang TheoryConan (N) HLN 40 202 204Forensic FilesForensic FilesJane Velez-Mitchell (N) Nancy Grace (N) Dr. Drew on Call (N) Forensic FilesForensic FilesForensic FilesForensic Files FNC 41 205 360Special Report With Bret Baier (N) On the Record W/Greta Van SusterenThe OÂ’Reilly Factor (N) The Kelly File (N) Hannity (N) The OÂ’Reilly Factor E! 45 114 236Botched Â“Silicone ValleyÂ” E! News (N) Live from E!The SoupKeeping Up With the KardashiansKeeping Up With the KardashiansChelsea Lately (N) E! News TRAVEL 46 196 277Bizarre Foods With Andrew ZimmernMan v. FoodMan v. FoodBizarre Foods America Â“New MexicoÂ” Bizarre Foods (N) Bizarre Foods AmericaMan v. FoodMan v. Food HGTV 47 112 229Love It or List It Â“Wendie & DaveÂ” Love It or List It Â“Catherine & ScottÂ” Love It or List It Â“Niru & AlokÂ” Love It or List It Â“Stephanie & PeterÂ” House HuntersHunters IntÂ’lLove It or List It Â“Brent & JohnÂ” TLC 48 183 280Extreme CouponExtreme CouponGirl Who Never GrewMy Weight Is Killing Me Â“Fat FreeÂ” My Weight Is Killing Me Â“Deathly IllÂ” My Weight Is Killing MeMy 600-Lb. Life Â“MelissaÂ’s StoryÂ” HIST 49 120 269(5:00) First Invasion: The War of 1812Pawn StarsPawn StarsPawn StarsPawn StarsPawn Stars(:31) Pawn Stars(:03) Counting Cars(:33) Counting Cars(:03) Counting Cars(:32) Counting Cars ANPL 50 184 282Finding Bigfoot: Further EvidenceTo Be AnnouncedTo Be AnnouncedTo Be AnnouncedTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced FOOD 51 110 231Diners, DriveDiners, DriveGuyÂ’s Grocery GamesKing of Cones Â“Frozen ParadiseÂ” (N) Diners, DriveDiners, DriveDiners, DriveEating AmericaDiners, DriveDiners, Drive TBN 52 260 372(5:00) Praise the LordThe LambÂ’s The PotterÂ’s TouchBless the LordLiving EdgeKingdom Conn.Jesse DuplantisÂ“LoveÂ’s Resounding CourageÂ” (2010) Cheryl Ladd. Best of Praise FSN-FL 56 -Ship Shape TVSportsMoneyUFC Reloaded Â“UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin IIÂ” Highlights of UFC 147 in Brazil. Bull Riding Championship. World Poker Tour: Season 12 SYFY 58 122 244Destination TruthÂ“The PrestigeÂ” (2006) Hugh Jackman. Two 19th-century magicians engage in a deadly rivalry.Â“Mr. MagoriumÂ’s Wonder EmporiumÂ” (2007) Natalie Portman. Premiere.Â“EragonÂ” (2006) Ed Speleers. AMC 60 130 254Â“Ghostbusters IIÂ” (1989, Comedy) Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver. Â“Meet the FockersÂ” (2004) Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller. Future in-laws clash in Florida. Â“Get SmartÂ” (2008) Steve Carell. COM 62 107 249(5:51) South Park(:23) South Park(6:54) Tosh.0(:26) Tosh.0(7:57) Futurama(:29) FuturamaSouth ParkSouth ParkÂ“Project XÂ” (2012, Comedy) Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper. CMT 63 166 327(5:40) Reba(:20) RebaRebaRebaÂ“TombstoneÂ” (1993, Western) Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Michael Biehn. Doc Holliday joins Wyatt Earp for the OK Corral showdown. Cops Reloaded NGWILD 108 190 283Super sh: Blue n TunaCaught in the Act Â“Life & DeathÂ” Badass AnimalsAnimal Fight Night (N) Animal Fight Night (N) Badass Animals NGC 109 186 276Brain GamesBrain GamesGoing DeepGoing DeepBrain GamesBrain GamesBrain Games (N) Brain GamesGoing DeepGoing DeepBrain GamesBrain Games SCIENCE 110 193 284Outrageous Acts of ScienceSurvivorman: Bigfoot Â“NordeggÂ” Survivorman: BigfootWhatÂ’s Killing Our Bees? (N) Mutant Planet Â“ChinaÂ” (N) Survivorman: Bigfoot ID 111 192 28520/20 on ID Â“Vanished: Down UnderÂ” 20/20 on ID Â“Haunting WordsÂ” 20/20 on ID Â“Lives Cut ShortÂ” (N) Bloodlands Â“Signal Mountain MurdersÂ” Nowhere to Hide Â“Faking It for LoveÂ” 20/20 on ID Â“Lives Cut ShortÂ” HBO 302 300 501Last Week To.Â“The Great GatsbyÂ” (2013, Drama) Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire. Â‘PG-13Â’ Â“Captivated: The Trials of Pamela SmartÂ” (2014) Â‘NRÂ’ (:45) Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife(:45) True Blood MAX 320 310 515(:05)Â“The ConjuringÂ” (2013, Horror) Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson. Â‘RÂ’ The Knick Â“Mr. Paris ShoesÂ” Â“CasinoÂ” (1995) Robert De Niro. A mob employee makes a play for power in 1970s Las Vegas. Â‘RÂ’ SHOW 340 318 545(5:45)Â“Lee DanielsÂ’ The ButlerÂ” (2013) Forest Whitaker. Â‘PG-13Â’ Ray Donovan Â“ViagraÂ” Masters of Sex Â“BlackbirdÂ” Ray Donovan Â“ViagraÂ” Masters of Sex Â“BlackbirdÂ” WEEKDAY AFTERNOON Comcast Dish DirecTV 12 PM12:301 PM1:302 PM2:303 PM3:304 PM4:305 PM5:30 3-ABC 3 -NewsBe a MillionaireThe ChewGeneral HospitalWe the PeopleSupreme JusticeDr. PhilBe a MillionaireNews 4-IND 4 4 4News4JAX at NoonPaid ProgramSteve HarveyAmericaÂ’s CourtSupreme JusticeThe Queen Latifah ShowThe Dr. Oz ShowNews4JAX at 5PMNews4JAX 5-PBS 5 -Dinosaur TrainDinosaur TrainSuper Why!Thomas & FriendsPeg Plus CatCat in the HatCurious GeorgeCurious GeorgeArthurArthurR. 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 3D NO. 1 FRIENDSBY ELIZABETH C. GORSKI / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ N o. 0810RELEASE DA TE: 8/ 17 /201 4 ACROSS1 Count back?4 Not the final version8 Lab report?11 Â“Coffee CantataÂ” composer15 Role on Â“FrasierÂ”18 Clear the deck?19 Acknowledge20 Provo sch.21 Singer with the triple-platinum album Â“The Memory of TreesÂ”22 Shepherded she?23 Book-jacket bit24 *What to call a female ambassador [the Johnsons]27 Gen ___28 Table scraps30 Hillock31 Off-white shade32 Very33 Mexican wrap35 ItÂ’s all uphill from here39 Very busy41 Consider necessary42 Upright43 BaseballÂ’s Alvarez and others44 Damon and Dillon46 ___ prosequi (Â“proceed no furtherÂ” court entry)47 Program carrier48 Crude crowd50 Motorcycle demos, e.g.53 One side of the pH scale56 Makes unnecessary58 French Â“Inc.Â”59 Experiences with great enjoyment61 Expensive spoonful, maybe62 What the answer to each of the six starred clues starts with65 Old antipoverty agcy.66 Purell target68 Max Peel, for example: Abbr.69 Partner of scratch70 Slight71 Days ___73 & 75 Bark76 Prefix with pressure78 ___ Cup (candy with a gooey center)81 Utah ski resort82 Director Nicolas84 On-track Bobby88 Common deli-meat order: Abbr.89 Modern know-it-all?90 Mayberry kid91 Between: Fr.92 Dickinson of TVÂ’s Â“Police WomanÂ”93 Â“Not likely!Â”94 Hardy heroine95 How school kids are grouped96 Mike who directed Â“Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireÂ”98 Some computers, familiarly99 Hectic hosp. areas100 What a packing person may pack101 General public103 Part of lye104 It can make waves105 Lasagna ingredient113 Think115 Any of nine kings of Thailand116 *Pairing up for safety [the Clintons]117 Accusatory words118 Pitcher Hershiser119 Freedom trail?120 Huntsman Center team121 Earthy deposit122 Climax123 Whacks124 Brighten (up) DOWN1 Give some relief2 Many a ball3 *Cleaning supply [the Bushes 43]4 Â“Phooey!Â”5 City north of Seattle6 Doughnuts7 Wows8 Epitome of simplicity9 Alternative to pumpernickel10 Suffix with art11 Smartphone sound12 Â“The King and IÂ” heroine13 One with an eye for a storyteller?14 Cow chow15 *Â“My Fair LadyÂ” co-star [the Reagans]16 Must pay, as a debt17 Two out of 100?25 Some gas atoms, informally26 Domineered, with Â“overÂ”29 Adventure with a guide32 Next34 Two-person tool36 Amount to Â“kick it upÂ”37 Texas border city38 Taking the place (of)40 Move, as a painting45 Pub vessel47 Old food label std.48 Â“Star TrekÂ” enemy, with Â“theÂ”49 Letter before Peter in a phonetic alphabet51 Found52 Last song Rodgers and Hammerstein did together (1959)54 French prayer addressee55 One never stooping57 Larger ___ life60 Place to caucus63 A big head may be on one64 Pooper ___67 *Singer with the 1964 #2 hit Â“My Boy LollipopÂ” [the Bushes 41]70 *Egg order [the Obamas]72 Some gold medals74 Slight people75 Composed77 Contract-bridge tactic78 ZombieÂ’s sound79 Actress nominated for a Golden Globe for Â“RhodaÂ”80 DancerÂ’s wear81 Pretty picture connector?83 Some fridges85 Oscar, e.g.86 Rowing machine, for one87 Stagger97 Not interfere with100 Item in BaudelaireÂ’s oeuvre102 March great103 Editorial instructions104 Dance with a king106 Year John Dryden died107 West of the screen108 Information gleaned from a dating site109 Sugar suffix110 Firebug111 Starting112 Double ___ Oreo114 Perfume ingredient 1234567891 01 11 2131 41 5161 7 18192021222324252627 282930 3132 3334353637383940 41 42 43 44454647 4849505152535455 56575859606162636465 666768 6970 71727374757677 78798081828384858687 888990919293949596979899100 101102 103 10410510 61 0710 81 09 11 0 11111 21 13 11 4 11 51 16 11 7 11 81 19 120 121122123124Online subscriptions: TodayÂ’s puzzle and more than 4,000 past puzzles, nytimes.com/crosswords ($39.95 a year). PE CB AS TE DB A SES EM T IR AS AR CA NE AR TD EA LE R LA MA WO UND ED NI ETZS CH E AD EN DA SA DA MS IT S FI LT HY RI TC HI EA DI DA S CH AI RO OS PO SES AAA CO PC AR SL AS TW IS H ST IR BL AC KT AI CH IC OE HERE WE AR EP LE AM EO WS MA RI NS HE AA OR TI C TH EL ON ES TA RCH YS TA TE DR YDEN PU NY OA SI S JO EY SA MI DR OC AF EL LA SU NI GU ESSS OC HI DY AD TA CO BE LL TI GH TL YR TE AR IS EZ UL UE RI E AB SU RD TA BL EF OR TU CC I RO EG AT ON IV ES PO T A RCH IE RA TE DM OV IE TO ME BA TT LE AX ET EN ETS SEE M ST SE LL IS SN OO ZE MR S Answers to last SundayÂ’s Crossword. DEAR ABBY: IÂ’m a nurse who has been pro viding flu vaccinations for customers in a big box store. Most of them regard us health care workers as peo ple who want to keep them healthy. My problem is par ents who use me as a threat of punishment for their kids. I have had parents drag their screaming, crying kids over to me, telling them that if they donÂ’t behave they are going to Â“make meÂ” give them a shot. One woman pulled her daughter by the arm, sat her in the chair and said, Â“OK, give her a shot!Â” The little girlÂ’s eyes filled with tears and she panicked. I looked the woman in the eye and told her I didnÂ’t appreciate her making her daughter afraid of me. I told the little one that sometimes we have to take medicine that might hurt us or taste bad, but ONLY because we hoped it would make her better. Then I assured her I wasnÂ’t giving her a shot. The woman laughed nervously, said she was Â“just jokingÂ” and rushed her child away. I worked hard to become a nurse and my goal is keeping people healthy. Parents: PLEASE donÂ’t use health care workers as punishment. YouÂ’re not helping us to do our job when you canÂ’t do yours. Â— NOT THE BAD GUY IN CLINTON, TENN. DEAR NOT THE BAD GUY: ItÂ’s unfortunate, but some parents do this not only with health care work ers, but also with police offi cers, and itÂ’s an unbelievably stupid practice. To make a child fearful of the profes sionals they may at some point need is counterproduc tive and poor parenting. If a child is acting up and being disruptive in a public place, a better solution is to remove him or her from the prem ises until you have regained control of the situation. DEAR ABBY: My 18-year-old daughter was killed in an auto accident a couple of months after she graduated from high school with honors. She had planned to go to college and become a nurse. Right after graduation she went on a senior trip to Mexico. Two days later she called me wanting to come home. She said everyone was drinking, doing drugs, having sex with strangers and she didnÂ’t like it. I bought her a plane ticket and she came home the next day. She died two months later. Eight months went by and I was having a particu larly hard time one night. I prayed for a sign from God that she was in heaven and doing well. The next day, the day before Good Friday, I went to my mailbox. Inside was a postcard from my daugh ter. She had mailed it from Mexico the day before she returned. It was in mint condition and had been lost in the mail for 10 months. The card read: Â“It is beautiful here. IÂ’m OK. I miss you and love you, Mommy. Love, Brandi.Â” I was so happy and relieved! I was able to move on with my life after that. I signed up for college a few weeks later and earned my degree four years later. Thank you, Abby, for let ting me share my Â“miracleÂ” with you. -SHARON IN LOUISIANA DEAR SHARON: My goodness, you donÂ’t have to thank me. Your letter moved me to the point of tears. Although I have printed many letters about pennies from heaven, this is the first time I have heard about a postcard. IÂ’m glad it gave you the com fort and validation that you needed. DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19): You have greater control than you realize. Make things happen by taking action and stating what you want and expect. Plans can be made that will improve your stan dard of living and your love life. ItÂ’s time to initiate posi tive personal pursuits. ++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Take better care of your health and your domestic responsibilities. Expect to face opposition when dealing with a partner, friend or rela tive. Patience will be required if you want to get things done your way. Protect your pos sessions. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Deception is apparent when dealing with informa tion that can affect your per sonal or professional future. Listen carefully to whatÂ’s being asked of you. You will attract new friends and can make amends with someone you had a falling out with in the past. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Challenges will keep you on your toes. An inno vative approach will get you past conflict and setbacks. Take time to investigate the possibilities before you make a commitment. DonÂ’t ask for help. You will get better results if you proceed on your own. ++++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Look at job postings and opportunities that may enable you to bring in more cash. Too much of anything will be overkill. Your charisma and charm will help you achieve what you set out to do without being excessive. ++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Travel or attending an informative event will result in meeting someone import ant. Consider whatÂ’s being offered but donÂ’t make a com mitment. Negotiate and you will be able to reach a pros perous and stable outcome. +++++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Hold back if someone asks for a donation or contri bution. You have to look out for your own interests first. Presenting what you have to offer may not be welcome by everyone, but someone will want to partner with you. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Jealousy will not get you what you want. Focus on your attributes and how you can make the most of what youÂ’ve got. ItÂ’s your successes that will make your life worth while. A change to family dynamics or the way you live is apparent. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Travel and communication will not bring you the results you expect or want. You are best to focus on personal improvements. Making alterations to your living arrangements or sur roundings will help. Love is in the stars. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stick close to home and avoid a mishap. Changes going on within your community are best kept at a distance. Say little, but gather information so you are fully prepared if forced to make a choice. A conservative out look is favored. +++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): DonÂ’t be fooled by someone making grand promises. Look past the candy-coated descrip tion someone is giving you. Focus on being true to your beliefs, traditions and the ones you love. Romance will improve your personal life. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take a closer look at personal papers, contracts and pending settlements. You will discover a way to bring more cash your way using a loophole or ingenious plan that will help you highlight the facts that favor your posi tion. ++ Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com THE LAST WORD Eugenia Word Nurse objects when mother threatens girl with flu shot Q Write Dear Abby at www. DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CELEBRITY CIPHER BIRTHDAYS Maureen OÂ’Hara, 94; Robert De Niro, 71; Sean Penn, 54; Donnie Wahlberg, 45; Mark Salling, 32; Dustin Pedroia, 31; Rudy Gay, 28; Taissa Farmiga, 20. SUNDAY CROSSWORD
Q Genie Norman and is a Columbia County resident who loves good food and fun. This column on favorite recipes and local restaurants appears twice a month. You can contact her at TasteBuddiesLakeCity@gmail.com. 4D LAKE CITY REPORTER LIFE SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 We chose the brushetta and we were delighted with our choice. Six thick slices of wonderful crispy, homemade, toasted bread were covered with ripe tomatoes, onions, basil, parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt and pepper. We had decided that we would share our orders so we would get to try each dish. Our next dish was one of their pizzas. Bonnie chose the Roma Spinach. It was made with their homemade dough covered with spinach, feta, fresh garlic, tomato and mozza rella. Small is 10 inches ($11.95), medium is 14 inches ($12.99) and large is 16 inches ($14.95). It was absolutely one of the best pizzas that IÂ’ve had in a long time. The dough is not the thick dough nor the very thin dough but just perfect. Other pizza choices are Meat Lover, Hawaiian, GrandmaÂ’s, Rio Rancho, Primavera and NY White pizza. Mary ordered the chick en parmesan, which was prepared after she ordered it. Crispy, lightly breaded chicken was topped with their wonderful sauce and mozzarella then baked until it was lightly brown. Delicious. It was served with their homemade garlic bread which was warm and toasty with lots of garlic. I ordered the Shrimp Frangelico and was delighted when it arrived. Beautiful, large shrimp were cooked in a creamy, cheesy sauce with just a bit of tomato gravy mak ing it a light pink color. It reminded me of a Parma Rosa sauce. Which I love. Plus I counted nine jumbo shrimp. Served over pasta with a sprinkling of parmesan cheese, It was really outstanding. I later learned that this is the most frequently ordered dish they serve. Al says the most popular menu items in order are Shrimp Frangelico, Roma Pizza, Lasagna, Chicken Parmesan. So, we had picked three out of four. We could see why they were the most popular. Lots of leftovers I need to let you know that the food that we ordered was delicious but the generous size serv ings made it impossible for us to consume at one sitting. It went home in boxes for their husbandÂ’s dinner. We didnÂ’t waste a scrap. When you find a restaurant that makes its own dough and sauce like this, you wonÂ’t leave food behind. I need to talk about other menu choices. After all, it is called a deli. Their subs are Turkey Bacon Ranch, TonyÂ’s Steak and cheese, French Dip and Italian Combo. I might try the French Dip ($7.69) next visit. It is chick en and pork with spicy mustard and garlic gravy on fresh French bread. Definitely not your roast beef au jus. Wraps are Chicken, Grilled Shrimp, Turkey & Ham and KimÂ’s Vegetable. KimÂ’s Wrap sounds like my kind of wrap ($6.99) with sauted veggies, gar lic, lettuce, tomato, onion and parmesan cheese. There is a cheeseburg er($6.99) and a loaded cheeseburger ($7.99) both served with fries plus there is a cheese calzone ($5.99) and a Stromboli ($5.95) available if you are so inclined.Cannoli confessionsNow it is time for Â“true confessions.Â” I did order the cannoli for dessert. We shared, so donÂ’t be judgmental. The filling was AlÂ’s motherÂ’s recipe and it was light, creamy and delicious. Beautifully plated with chocolate sauce drizzled on top, it was the perfect ending of this delightful meal. This was such a won derful day with Mary and Bonnie. I canÂ’t say Â“thank youÂ” enough. It was so thoughtful for them to arrange this outing and for it to be so special. They have volunteered to be Taste Buddies any time plus they gave me names of more restaurants to try. Just a perfect visit. Tony & AlÂ’s Deli is located at 200 E. Call St., Starke. Telephone num ber is 904-368-0032. It is open Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m. Tell Al that I sent you. DELIContinued From 1D The cannoli is filled with AlÂ’s motherÂ’s recipe and is light, cream y and delicious. Photos by GENIE NORMAN/ Special to the ReporterShrimp Frangelico from Tony and AlÂ’s Deli is seen in the foregro und with Chicken Parmesan, Caribbean Jerk salad and Roma Spinach pizza. Birthday Celebrations COURTESY J&M PHOTOSCarrie Jones celebrates 80 yearsCarrie T. Jones, of Lake City, celebrated her 80th birth day on the weekend of August 8-10. Carrie has sixty-two offspring plus a host of friends, who honored her during an outdoor gathering on Friday and a formal gala on Saturday, at the Winfield Community Center. On Sunday, church members and family celebrated at her church home, Northside Church of Christ. The Jones family wants to thank all family and friends for attending this birthday celebration. Mozelle Jefferson to celebrate 90 years in October From staff reports Save the date for Mozelle Todd JeffersonÂ’s 90th birthday celebration on Saturday, October 4. It will be held at the Baker County Agriculture Building, 1025 West Macclenny Ave., Macclenny. Mozelle was born October 5, 1924 and would like you to celebrate with her on her 90th birthday this year. Call 904-275-2770 with questions or for more infor mation. From staff reports On Sunday, Sept. 21 Folk music will take over High Springs as a different Folk artist will be perform ing at a different location throughout downtown. This festival is to high light the artists and specif ic locations within walking distance of Main Street. There will be seven artists in six locations. Kicking off the show is Elaine Mahon, a Folk artist from Gainesville, with her award-winning CD Â“Rise.Â” She will be playing from 12-1 p.m. at the Secret Garden at Wisteria Cottage. Alan Height, an Ocalabased Folk artist, has been playing music since he was seven and now has three CDÂ’s out. He will be playing from 1-2 p.m. at the Old Schoolhouse/Train Station. Sno Rogers has been around North Florida for 14 years playing at the Pioneer Days, Florida Folk Fest and Alachua County Farmers Market. This band will be playing rom 2-3 p.m. at James Paul Park. Union County resident Dayrl Brewer has kicked off every Farm to Family show since 2005 and has plenty of catchy songs he likes to call Â“Gator Songs.Â” He will be playing from 3-4 p.m. at the Firehouse. Don Austin started playing guitar at age 11 and went on to win the Santa Fe River Singing and Songwriting Contest in 2012. He will be play ing from 4-5 p.m. at the Gardens at the Library. H.R. Gertner is currently working on his fourth CD and has a tour schedule of over 100 performances in the North Florida area this year. He will be playing from 5-6 p.m. at the Great Outdoors. Brian Smalley has released seven CDÂ’s in the past 20 years. His accoustic CD Â“Chicken PigsÂ” is based in Civil War-era Florida and was named the Best Florida Folk CD of 2013. He will also be playing at the Great Outdoors but will finish the day with a grande finale from 6-8 p.m. Come visit places you may have never seen in down town High Springs, such as the Secret Garden, the Community Playhouse and the High Springs Museum. Folk in the Springs coming soon Seven area artists to perform in six downtown hot spots. From staff reports LIVE OAK Â— Mark your calendar for the North Florida Finals of the Country Showdown which will take place Friday, Sept. 5 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. Admission is free. Nine area winners from three months of prelim inary competitions will perform for a spot to move on to the Florida State finals on Saturday, Sept. 13. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is located at 3076 95th Drive, Live Oak. Country Showdown preliminary winners will perform Sept. 5