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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Lake City ReporterTUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 141, No. 65 TODAY’S WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4A Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6A Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . . . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2B SCHOOLSLocal students visit the Lincoln Memorial, 6A. 83 62Partly cloudy, 2A Ichetucknee: Spring break hot spot, Opinion 4A. + PLUS >> CHS honors seniorsSee Page 7ASCHOOL Jamming at RotarySee Page 2ALOCALGunman was known to FBIAssociated PressWASHINGTON — Since at least 2007, the FBI has been able to recognize the voice of Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. Agents heard the young man from Phoenix talk about fighting nonbelievers for Allah. About plans to travel to South Africa and link up with “brothers” in Somalia. About using school as a cover story for traveling overseas. Simpson was arrested in 2010, one day before authorities say he planned to leave for South Africa. But despite more than 1,500 hours of recorded conversations, the government prosecuted him on only one minor charge — lying to a federal agent. Years spent investigating Simpson for terrorism ties resulted in three years of probation. He also was ordered to pay $600 in fines and court fees. Then, on Sunday, two men Man shot dead at Texas cartoon contest had been monitored since at least 2007. CARTOON continued on 3ABird to blame in fatal crashFrom staff reportsLIVE OAK — A bird flying across the road caused a crash that killed a Branford woman and injured her 1-year-old daughter Monday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Cynthia Felecia Louden, 38, was northbound on State Road 247 at 11:42 a.m., 1 mile south of County Road 49, when a large bird flew in front of her 2005 Ford Explorer, witnesses told troopers. Louden swerved left but hit the bird with the Explorer’s windshield. She then swerved back right before losing control of the vehicle, which overturned several times, according to FHP. CRASH continued on 3A Woman is killed; her 1-year-old daughter is hurt. FGC graduation services set FridayFrom staff reportsFlorida Gateway College will honor nearly 700 graduates during commencement ceremonies Friday at the Howard Conference Center. The first of two ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. and will be for students graduating with an associate of arts degree. The second ceremony, for FGC continued on 3A Nearly 700 to be honored in two ceremonies. ‘BOUND AND DETERMINED’ Latvian family escapes Soviet oppressionBy MEGAN REEVESmreeves@lakecityreporter.comFor most 4-year-olds, life is pretty simple. At the age of 4, the average child is learning how to pedal a tricycle, use a fork and count to 10. Most don’t worry about where their next meal will come from or whether a bomb will be dropped on the makeshift camp their family is hiding in. For Aina Ozols, who was a 4-year-old living in the Soviet Union-occupied Latvia in the 1940s, these were real worries, and her life was very, very far from average. Now, living in Columbia County as the secretary of the local Farm Bureau branch, she sees her experiences as blessings that taught her to appreciate what the United States of America has to offer. “It’s not something you can put into a few words. It’s a feeling,” she said. “I was there, afraid for my life, and now I’m here, and there is freedom to come and go as I wish as long as I pay my way.” Since the Soviets gained control of her country in August 1940, Ozols said life for all Latvians had become very grim. Those civilians who survived the mass murders faced threats of being sent to a Soviet prison camp in Siberia. Those who weren’t sent away were forced to work. All agricultural properties in the country, including Ozols’ family’s farm, were confiscated and turned into a government-owned collective to be operated by civilians. “We were working on our own property, except it wasn’t our property anymore,” Ozols said. “They had gathered up anyone and G.B. CRAWFORD/Special to the ReporterrAina Ozols is pictured at work in her Columbia County Farm Bureau office. Her family came to America when she was 7. LEFT: The Red Army occupies Riga, Latvia, in 1940. BELOW: The Steinbergs family is reunited after World War II.Courtesy photos Aina Ozols now makes her home in Lake City. OZOLS continued on 3A‘People should appreciate being born here and be thankful that they haven’t experienced the trauma I have. Sometimes I just have to shake my head because people just don’t seem to appre ciate what America is, but then I wonder if I would be this way without this experience, and I’m not sure I know.’— Aina Ozols, who immigrated from Latvia


2A TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 DAILY BRIEFING LAKE CITY REPORTER Page Editor: Eleanor Ransburg, 754-0424 Royal baby is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana LONDON — It’s a name that immediately evokes British royal his tory: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Prince William and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain’s new born princess, a choice seen as a tribute to both Prince William’s parents and grandmother, the queen, as well as a link to Kate’s family. The princess, the sec ond child of William and Kate, will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, royal officials said. The birth of Princess Charlotte marks a new chapter for William and Kate, widely seen as the monarchy’s most modern, popular couple. But the names they chose are firmly rooted in royal fam ily history. Charlotte, the feminine form of Charles, appears to be a nod to the newborn’s grandfa ther, Prince Charles. The baby’s middle names honor Queen Elizabeth II, the infant’s 89-year-old great-grandmother, and the late Princess Diana, William’s mother and the baby’s grandmother. Charlotte also features in Kate’s family, as the middle name of her sister, Pippa Middleton. The newborn princess is fourth in line to the throne. 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SU N MOO N UV INDEX EXTREME : 10 minutes to bur n T oday’s ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+ . FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WE A THER HIS TORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI 5 06 07 08 09 WednesdayThursday Cape Canaveral 82/70/ts84/68/ts Daytona Beach 80/65/ts82/65/pc Fort Myers 86/68/pc87/67/ts Ft. Lauderdale 83/72/ts84/72/ts Gainesville 84/63/pc85/62/pc Jacksonville 82/65/pc82/63/pc Key West 83/75/ts85/76/sh Lake City 84/63/pc85/62/pc Miami 83/72/ts84/73/ts Naples 83/70/ts85/70/ts Ocala 86/64/pc86/63/pc Orlando 84/68/ts86/66/pc Panama City 81/67/pc81/68/pc Pensacola 79/67/pc80/67/pc Tallahassee 87/63/pc86/63/pc Tampa 86/68/pc86/68/pc Valdosta 84/61/pc84/62/pc W. Palm Beach 82/71/ts84/72/ts 85/60 81/64 83/62 85/60 78/65 81/65 83/63 78/67 83/63 81/67 80/68 86/65 76/70 78/70 85/67 83/70 78/70 81/72 Five people were killed on this date in 1990 as three small fishing boats capsized in the Strait of Juan De Fuca. These people were caught off guard by conditions that quickly changed from calm to ten-foot seas in minutes due to the passage of a speedy Pacific cold front embedded with 60 mph winds. High MondayLow Monday 85 97 in 200244 in 1921 7859 53 Monday 0.00"0.81" 13.75" 0.24" 6:44 a.m. 8:10 p.m. 6:43 a.m. 8:11 p.m. 9:45 p.m. 7:54 a.m. May 11 May 18 May 25 June 2 LastNewFirstFull QuarterQuarter Sunrise todaySunset todaySunrise tom.Sunset tom.Moonrise todayMoonset todayMoonrise tom.Moonset tom. Record highRecord low Normal month-to-dateNormal year-to-date TUE 8362 WED 8461 THU 8561 FRI 8463 SAT 8565 WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 30° 40° 50° 60° 70° 80° 90° 100° TueWedThuFriSatSunMon 76 85 78 80 79 7878 66 62 58 50 47 5353 Actual highActual low Average highAverage low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Tuesday, May 5 Tuesday's highs/Tuesday night's low 10 Very High mins to burn 10 Partly cloudy Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Partly cloudy 8:42 a.m. HI LOHI LOHI LOHI LOHI LO 18.51" 10:40 p.m. Forecasts, data and graphics WSI ©2015 Texas, Kansas to join Florida Medicaid lawsuit FORT LAUDERDALE G overnors in Kansas and Texas said Monday they’ll join Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid. The three Republican governors want an extension on federal funds that help hospitals that care for uninsured and Medicaid patients. But the federal government wants states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, arguing it’s more efficient to give people money to help buy health insurance than to pay hospi tals for caring for the uninsured retroac tively. Scott filed a lawsuit last month alleg ing that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday he plans to file an amicus brief and condemned the federal government from cutting off health care dollars “in an effort to force Obamacare upon the states.” “In joining with Florida and Texas, Kansas is protecting the states’ right to make their own determinations about these issues,” Brownback said in a state ment. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott also has said he will support Scott’s litigation. Scott said Monday he’d spoken on the phone with his Texas counterpart. The governors are using a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision that the federal government can’t coerce states to expand Medicaid, which is exactly what they say the Obama administration is doing by withholding hospital funds. But legal experts say that Supreme Court case doesn’t necessarily apply. That’s because the hospital funds are part of an optional program, and the federal government has broad discretion over it. The Sunshine State filed the first law suit against the Affordable Care Act and was eventually joined by about two dozen other states. Only nine states get the low-income pool hospital funds. Florida’s is the first to expire on June 30, but other states are watching closely as the federal govern ment has said the guidelines it uses to decide in the Florida case will be used in other states. The states say they don’t want to expand a broken Medicaid system, even though they could take federal dollars and tailor it to a program that expands health insurance by giving recipients money to purchase private insurance. But Republicans remain staunchly opposed to taking any federal funds tied to the presi dent’s health overhaul law. Florida’s House abruptly adjourned three days early last week because of the stalemate. Scripture of the Day Faith makes all things possible. Hope makes all things work. Love makes all things beautiful. — Author unknown “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land” (2 Chronicles 7:14, KJV). See an error? Thought for Today The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Eleanor Ransburg at Submissions 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. Thanks for reading. COURTESYSheriff Hunter promotes CCSO memberOn Friday, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Cathy Davis to the position of director of human resources. Davis, who has been with CCSO since 1989, is assigned to the administrative division and is a member of the sheriff’s executive staff. Winning Lottery Numbers Cash 3: (Monday) 8-4-6 Play 4: (Monday) 1-9-7-4 Fantasy 5: (Sunday) 4-10-18-19-34 HOW TO REAC H USMain number ....... . 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Delivered to your job site today. those graduating with a bachelor of science in nursing, associate in science, certificate or advance technology diploma, will take place at 1 p.m. More than 200 graduates are scheduled to walk during the dual ceremonies, and a reception at Pine Square will follow the conclusion of each ceremony. Nearly 10 percent of those graduates are in the dual enrollment program and will graduate from FGC before their high school graduations in the coming weeks. During each ceremony, FGC will honor a distinguished alumnus of the year. The morning ceremony will recognize David “Duke” Lang Jr. Lang graduated from the college in 1975 with an associate of arts degree and later from Florida State University. He also attended Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School, where he received his law degree in 1994. Lang currently lives in Gilchrist County and serves as the county attorney as well as the city attorney for both Trenton and Bell. He is very active in his community, having served as mayor and commissioner for the city of Trenton. He was named the Gilchrist County Citizen of the Year in 2007. The afternoon ceremony will recognize Tim Hiers, who graduated from the college in 1976 with an associate of science degree in golf course operations. He worked at several golf clubs across the state before coming to The Old Collier Golf Club in 2000. Since joining The Old Collier Golf Club, Hiers has led the effort to achieve the designation of the first Audubon International Gold Signature Cooperative Sanctuary. He has been recognized throughout his career for his efforts in the industry and has been the recipient of the Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association Distinguished Service Award, among other accolades. FGCContinued From 1A Louden, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected. She pronounced dead at the scene by Suwannee County EMS, FHP said. One-year-old Sophia Avail Dixon was improperly secured in a child safety seat, according to FHP, and suffered minor injuries. She was transported to UF Health Shands for treatment. CRASHContinued From 1A whom authorities identified as Simpson and Nadir Soofi opened fire in a Dallas suburb on a security officer stationed outside the contest. The deliberately provocative contest had been expected to draw outrage from the Muslim community. According to main stream Islamic tradition, any physical depiction of the Prophet Muhammad — even a respectful one — is considered blasphemous, and drawings similar to those featured at the Texas event have sparked violence around the world. Simpson and Soofi were wearing body armor, and one shot the guard in the leg. The officer returned fire and struck both men, killing them. The guard was treated for his injury at a hospital and released. Simpson, described as quiet and devout, had been on the radar of law enforcement because of his social media presence, but authorities did not have an indication that he was plotting an attack, said one federal official familiar with the investigation. Less was known about Soofi, who had no criminal record, according to a search of federal court records. Simpson had worshipped at the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix for about a decade, but he quit showing up over the past two or three months, the president of the mosque told The Associated Press. A convert to Islam, Simpson first attracted the FBI’s attention in 2006 because of his ties to Hassan Abu Jihaad, a former U.S. Navy sailor who had been arrested in Phoenix and was ultimately convicted of terrorismrelated charges, according to court records. Jihaad was accused of leaking details about his ship’s movements to operators of a website in London that openly espoused violent jihad against the U.S. In the fall of that year, the FBI asked one of its informants, Dabla Deng, a Sudanese immigrant, to befriend Simpson and ask for advice about Islam. Deng had been working as an FBI informant since 2005 and was instructed to tell Simpson he was a recent convert to the religion. Over the next few years, Deng would tape his conversations with Simpson with a hidden recording device, accumulating more than 1,500 hours of conversations, according to court records. “I’m telling you, man, we can make it to the battlefield,” Simpson is recorded saying on May 29, 2009. “It’s time to roll.” In court, prosecutors presented only 17 minutes and 31 seconds during Simpson’s trial, according to court documents. “I have to say that I felt like these charges were completely trumped up, that they were just trying to cover up what had been a very long and expensive investigation and they just couldn’t leave without some sort of charges,” Simpson’s attorney, Kristina Sitton said. Sitton described Simpson as so devout that he would not even shake her hand and would sometimes interrupt their legal meetings so that he could pray. She said she had no indication that he was capable of violence and assumed he just “snapped.” On Monday, federal agents spent hours canvassing a Phoenix apart ment complex where the men apparently lived. Bob Kieckhaver, one of a number of residents who were evacuated for about nine hours from units near the men’s apartment, said one of them had a beard and wore an Islamic version of a prayer cap. He was quiet but the second man was more open and would greet others at the mailboxes. Both men were seen feeding stray cats, he said. Simpson was quiet, never angry and a regular on the basketball court playing with young members of the mosque, said Usama Shami, president of the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix where Simpson worshipped for years. He asked questions about prayer and marriage, Shami said. And he was rattled by the FBI investigation into him years earlier. Shami said most people at the mosque knew Deng was an informant because he showed such little interest in learning about Islam. “I’ve never seen him angry,” Shami said of Simpson. “That’s the honest truth. He was always having a grin.” CARTOONContinued From 1Aanything they could.” On June 22, 1941, soon after the deportations to prison camps started, the Nazis invaded Latvia in an attack on the Soviet Union. “At first, we welcomed them as liberators, but they were just as brutal as the Russians,” Ozols said. “It seemed like a wave of terror. If you were a Latvian or a Jew, you didn’t stand a chance if they caught you.” That was when Ozols’ parents decided something had to change. Her father, Andrejs Steinbergs, joined the Underground Resistance, a group of Latvian citizens fighting to keep the country independent. “We were resisting both the Russians and the Germans at this point, so we were between a rock and a hard place,” she said. “He did what he had to do.” Ozols’ mother, Milda Steinbergs, also did what she had to do. She took Ozols and her two younger brothers and fled the country on a horse-drawn cart in 1943. Although Ozols only remembers bits and pieces, she said she doesn’t recall being worried or scared. “I just remember sitting in the wagon behind the horse. I was just a kid, so it seemed like a good time,” she said. “Even if mama told me to go hide in the woods, I didn’t feel fear, I just went and hid in the woods. It was a boogey man-type of situation.” She said after crossing the country, her mother sold the horse and cart to pay for passage on a ship to Poland. She remembers German torpedoes narrowly missing the ship as it was leaving port. “The Germans were torpedoing anything that came out of the port because they thought it was the Russians,” she said. “Really we were just trying to escape.” Ozols described the ship as overcrowded and said she doesn’t remember understanding what was going on, as she was only 6 years old at the time. “I had an idea of all the things going on, but why or wherefore? No. I didn’t know any of that. At 6, you really can’t know, because you can’t understand. It began to become normal to live this way, and we just did what we had to do.” The ship docked in German-occupied Gdansk, where Ozols and her family members lived off the land for the next two years. “We lived in forests and caves when we could find them. We stole what we could ... We begged,” she said. “We just tried to stay out of the fighting as best we could and head west.” Ozols said she can still hear the sound of the planes and bombs dropping around her as she and her brother huddled in ditches and her mother covered them with her own body. She said her mother was the rock of the group. “I don’t ever remember my mom feeling hopeless or giving up,” she said. “She tried her best to keep us fed, keep us warm and keep us sheltered. She just was bound and determined to get into West Germany as fast as possible.” The four of them did finally make it to their destination toward the end of the war in 1945, just after Ozols turned 7. She said she remembers crowding together with other refugees and being put into displaced persons camps set up by the United Nations. “We tried to find ones where there were more Latvians because we knew they would speak the language and relate to us in the biggest ways,” she said. Ozols said the camps became a society of their own, complete with school classes for kids taught by refugee teachers. Her family was finally reunited with her father, who escaped from Latvia as the war ended to look for them. “After getting back together we basically just lived in the camps and kept going to school as we could,” she said. “We tried to stay as healthy as possible while applying for immigration to either the United States or Australia.” Ozols said after they were accepted for immigration to America and going through all of the protocol for relocation, she and her family boarded a boat to go to Ellis Island, N.Y. From there, the family traveled to Idaho, where they were sponsored by a Lutheran church that gave them a warm bedroom to stay in for their first night. “The next morning we woke up and brought ourselves down to the first floor from the huddled upstairs bedroom. We thought that was all we had ,and we were so thankful, but it turned out that we had been given the whole house,” she said. “It was just a blessing all the way around. We finally were realizing that we didn’t have to hide anymore.” Ozols said the local Lutheran community welcomed and helped the family in many ways as she and her brothers learned English and started school. To repay the debt of their passage, Ozols’ mother and father worked on the farm and she worked as a maid. “We all collected everything we could, paid the money back and then saved enough to start a new life in Omaha, Neb., where a large community of other Latvians had already settled.” Once in Omaha, Ozols met her husband Arnie in a Latvian church. The two got married and relocated several times to meet the requirements of his job as a contractor. Eventually, the couple followed work and settled permanently in Florida in 1970. Ozols said since her arrival in America, she has gained three things — safety, peace and liberty. “People should appreciate being born here and be thankful that they haven’t experienced the trauma I have. “Sometimes I just have to shake my head because people just don’t seem to appreciate what America is, but then I wonder if I would be this way without this experience, and I’m not sure I know.” She said her experiences have not changed one or even a few things about her, but everything. “Everything that was dark and dreary during the war is the direct opposite now. The sun is out, and the Lord is good,” she said. “Everything is just so, and I am so thankful for it all.” OZOLSContinued From 1A From staff reportsA Columbia County man, arrested Sunday afternoon, faces domestic violence charges after he allegedly grabbed his former girlfriend by the neck and threatened her with a knife. William Brantley Brinkley, 54, of 479 Huntsville Church Road, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (without intent to kill), battery and domestic battery by strangulation stemming from the incident. He is being held in the Columbia County Detention Center without bond. According to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reports, Deputy Thomas Mansfield was dispatched to a Wellborn address where a woman told him an old boyfriend of hers, Brinkley, visited and the two got into an argument. The woman told Mansfield that Brinkley became belligerent and started to yell at her and was throwing empty beer bottles at her and her horses. The woman said Brinkley had been drinking and she convinced him to leave the yard and that he didn’t need any more beer. The woman said she tried to pick up a six-pack of beer in front of her fence and when she bent down, she said Brinkley grabbed her by the neck, stood her up and punched her in the nose with a closed fist. She told the Mansfield that Brinkley then pushed her toward the fence and as she was falling backward, she struck one of the fence posts, hitting her head and breaking the post away from the fence. The woman said she picked up a stick lying next to her so that she could defend herself from further attack and when she got back to her feet, Brinkley reached into his waistband and pulled out a knife and threatened her. The woman said she was in fear that Brinkley was going to stab her and once she yelled that she was going to call the police, Brinkley threw two more beer bottles toward her and drove away. Brinkley told authorities that the woman slipped in the leaves in her yard and fell while she was trying to attack him. Man arrested after allegedly threatening woman with knife Brinkley


OPINION Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities —“Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Jim Barr, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman OUR OPINION LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter . BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: OPINION Tuesday, May 5, 2015 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities —“Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable communityoriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman Here we go again in Ellisville I knew I smelled something a while back when I saw the article on the front page of the Lake City Reporter, Ellisville back in play! The good ol’ boys are at it again. The events center was abandoned due to pressure from local people that didn’t want their tax dollars spent on it. Now, they’ve changed the name to Agriculture Center and have deliberately tried to veil it in secrecy. But anyone that has an ounce of common sense can see that it’s the same ol’ bunch want ing to spend more taxpayer money on a pet project for that area so the millions they’ve already wast ed on it can be partially justified. The people of Ellisville didn’t want city utilities down there. They resisted it up until they were forced to accept them. The com mission spent millions of taxpayer money putting city utilities down there because someone anticipat ed there would be growth in the area. Now that the utilities are there and the per-capita usage is still such that the costs don’t jus tify the outlay, they want to spend more of our tax money to try to attract businesses to an area best suited for agriculture. If there were going to be any growth in that area, it would occur naturally because people want to build and live there. Just because there’s a county building there doesn’t make an area more attrac tive. If it were going to be like a US 90 interchange, as my commis sioner, Mr. Nash put it, the growth would start on itís own. Spending more millions of our dollars isn’t going to change the face or loca tion of Ellisville. Is the next step going to be for the county commissioners to want to spend money down there to build a condominium complex, a shopping center and a school or two so that the millions they spent on water and sewer won’t go to waste from non-use? What in the world business is it of the county commission to choose an area that they think should be developed and then throw millions of taxpayer dollars at it because, in their opinion, it should be appealing? What author ity does the commission have to spend taxpayer money on capital projects that don’t benefit more than 10 percent of them, without first putting the proposal up for a vote? I believe that’s part of the reason our founders declared independence. Is the county commission in the real estate development business, the save the Blanche business, the sports complex building business, or should they be doing the peo ple’s business like getting rid of waste in county government? Or perhaps reducing the size of the county bureaucracy? More citizens need to take an interest in our county government even if it’s to remind them who it is that put them in office and who they’re supposed to be represent ing. These people have developed the attitude that, once elected, they have the OK to advance any agenda they please. It needs to change because we’re losing con trol of our county. Ichetucknee, spring break hot spot It’s all relative, of course. Spring break ers coming to kayak, canoe and tube the Ichetucknee won’t anytime soon rival the vast numbers soaking up rays on, say, Panama City Beach, and that’s fine by us. Too much of a good thing can be worse than nothing at all. We know part of the reason for the increase in visitors is better and more intense marketing of North Florida’s crown jewel to young folks in less inviting climes. Beyond that, though, there were other forces at work as well. Namely the awful scenes of violence on display in Panama City and elsewhere this spring. Terrible things happened on Florida beaches over the last few weeks, including gang rapes and shootings, and they were hard not to notice. But youngsters (or maybe their parents) looking for an alternative did take note of the Sunshine State’s shortest river. We’re glad they did.To them we say, thanks for visiting, and come on back next year. You’re welcome anytime. A thug by any other name, like a rose, is still a thug. Thugs come in all hues — white, brown, black and in between. They even come in police uniforms. Thugs can be found everywhere. The origin of the word “thug” derives from a murderous cult of religious assassins in India during British colonial days who went around strangling their political enemies and anyone else who stood in their way. They worshiped Kali, a god of destruction, hence the term thug applies to any cutthroat or ruffi an. And that is an exact description of those who used Freddie Gray’s death as an excuse for mayhem. There can be no concern about political correctness or attempted justification based on a history of deprivation of civil rights. These people were even disavowed by the responsible gener ation of their own community. Calling someone a thug then is not a racial epithet no matter what the African-American mayor of Baltimore might think after she apologized for initially using the term to describe those who burned, looted and generally trashed her city. She was right in the first place despite pangs to her conscience that had a distinct political coloration. Reportedly she is considered less culturally black by a number of her constituents who took immediate exception to her label of the rioters who seemed less concerned about the unjust death in police custody of one of their own than they were in robbing, looting and burning. She was wrong when her mea culpa to the black community included a contention that Baltimore was a city devoid of thugs made apparently on advice of her han dlers. In fact, the victims of these thugs were also black and the six police officers who fit the classic definition of thuggish behavior in their actions were equally divided racially, white and black. Interestingly, the resulting charges launched against the six officers, five males and one woman, who par ticipated in the highly questionable arrest and further action that took Gray’s life were from another African American official: first-term state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby. She not only understood what had taken place but made it clear that Baltimore’s epidemic of intolerable police behavior to those in the inner city was about to end. The city has paid out millions of dollars to the victims of such action by cops. Her swift response, which ranged from illegal assault to second-degree murder allegations, puts her high up on the list of courageous prosecu tors, not to mention future political consideration. From Ferguson, Mo., to Baltimore, the incidences of unjus tified force by police has not only shocked us but made us desperately aware of a need for better screening, training, and compensation for those who enforce our laws and provide our security. Something has been terribly overlooked in the criminal justice system. Better pay for a difficult, often-life threatening task might help bring to the job a better qualified individual who understands his or her obligations to those they serve no matter their station in life. There are, of course, tens of thousands of law officers who do understand. Many face every day that dreaded time when something goes wrong and lives are threatened but stand steadfast in their determi nation not to act unfairly. I am reminded of a young federal agent who one noon along with two of his companions faced a show down with a trio of Los Angeles gang bangers who were gun traf fickers. Only a few yards apart, the bullets began to fly, wounding one agent and at least one of the thugs. In his shooting stance, the young agent hesitated because down the street he saw a young boy riding a big wheel in the direct line of fire. His hesitation could have cost his life, but fortunately the youngster had cleared the danger zone quickly and the young agent survived to save his wounded partner and ulti mately to receive a medal of valor. There are thousands more such young men and women in law enforcement than those who, as Mosby said, put themselves “above the law.” But don’t misunderstand. Thugs come in all dimensions and stopping them is a never ending task ... even in Baltimore.A thug by any other nameQ Associated Press TODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1862, the Battle of Puebla took place in Mexico as forces loyal to Benito Juarez defeated troops that had been sent by Napoleon III during the so-called French Intervention. (The Cinco de Mayo holiday commemo rates Mexico’s victory.) In 1922, construction began on the original Yankee Stadium in New York. In 1925, schoolteacher John T. Scopes was charged in Tennessee with violating a state law that prohibited teaching the theory of evolution. (Scopes was found guilty, but his conviction was later set aside.) In 1936, the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, fell to Italian invaders. In 1941, Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa after the Italians were driven out with the help of Allied forces. In 1942, wartime sugar rationing began in the United States. In 1955, the baseball musical “Damn Yankees” opened on Broadway. In 1961, astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. became America’s first space traveler as he made a 15-minute suborbital flight aboard Freedom 7, a Mercury capsule launched from Cape Canaveral. Edward S. Harris Q Edward S. Harris lives in Lake City. Dan K. Thomasson Q Dan Thomasson is an op-ed columnist for Tribune News Service and a former vice president of Scripps Howard Newspapers. Readers may send him email at:


Page Editor: Eleanor Ransburg, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 5ATo submit your Community Calendar item, contact Eleanor Ransburg at 754-0424 or by email at CALENDAR Boys ClubRegistration for Boys Club at Teen Town Summer Camp starts Wednesday, May 13, at 8 a.m. Registration will continue until camp is full. First come, first served. The cost for the summer camp is $250. Boys must be 6 years old and have completed the first grade through 13 years of age to attend. Contact Heyward Christie at 754-3607.SRWMD MeetingOn Thursday, May 14 the Suwannee River Water Management District’s Governing Board will meet at 9 a.m. at the Putnam Lodge, 15487 Northwest Highway 19, Cross City. A workshop may fol low the Governing Board meeting. On Friday, May 15, at 9 a.m., the Governing Board members will leave Putnam Lodge and travel for site visits at Steinhatchee Sink, Steinhatchee Rise and Steinhatchee Falls. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Lisa Cheshire at 362-1001 or by visiting the district’s website at Blood DriveLifeSouth Community Blood Centers will host a blood drive for 3-year-old Riley Hardy at Old Providence Baptist Church on Sunday, May 31, from 8 a.m. to noon. The church will be providing a pancake breakfast, and all donors can participate in a raffle for a $200 gas card.COMING EVENTSAnthony R. “Tony” Bordonaro Mr. Anthony R. “Tony” Bor-donaro, 59 of Lake City, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Haven Hospice Suwan-nee Valley Care Center in Lake City. He was born in Hoboken, New Jersey to the late Marcella Bordonaro. Following his retire-ment from Liberty Harley Da-vidson in Rahway, NJ, Tony and his wife moved from Parlin, NJ and made Lake City their home since 2008. He was of the Cath-olic faith and enjoyed riding mo-torcycles, collecting knives and guns and cooking for his family and friends. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, P.K. Bordonaro, Lake City; his sister, Diana Ferriero, Cresskill, NJ; two nephews and one niece, Joseph, Christopher and Sophia Ferriero all of Cress-kill, NJ; his mother-in-law, Jo-hanna Karr, Lake City; and two sisters-in-law, Rachelle Degraw and Joanne Kolak both of Lake City. A celebration and memorial gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 3-5:00 pm at Gateway_Forest Lawn Funer-al Home. Arrangements are under the direction of GATE-WAY-FOREST LAWN FU-NERAL HOME , 3596 S Hwy 441, Lake City. 752-1954 Please sign the guestbook at Elaine Kay Anderson Ms. Elaine Kay Anderson, 52 of High Springs, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. She was born to the late Stanton Stanford and Rosa Lea Franks Skeen, Jr. in Miami, Florida and had lived in the Ft. White and Lake City area most of her life. When she was younger she enjoyed riding horses and swimming and later in life she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and fam-ily. She was preceded in death by her son, Charlie Anderson in 2002. Survivors include her two daughters, Cathy Kelsoe (Ger-ald), High Springs and Karen Anderson, Lake City; three brothers, Richard Hodge (Rose), Oxnard, CA, Bruce Hodge, High Springs and Jesee Hodge, Ft. White; one sister, Marlene Smith, Ft. White; six grandchil-dren also survive. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM with Pastor Todd TroySprings Seventh Day Adventist Church in High Springs. Crema-tion arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOR-EST LAWN FUNERAL HOME , Lake City. 386-7521954 Please sign the guestbook at Florence Taylor Adkins Ms. Florence Taylor Adkins, 97 died early Saturday morning on May 2, 2015 at Lake Shore Hos-pital following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Arron and Gladys Taylor. She is preceded in death by her hus-band A.E. Adkins, one brother and one grandchild Belinda Sue Nelson. She had been a resident of Lake City all her life was of the Baptist faith and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. -ing, and helping people. She has never met an ugly person in her life. She is survived by her son James A. Adkins, (Lajauan) Lake City, FL; two grandchildren Johnny A. Adkins and Brenda Millie Adkins. Numerous great and great-great grandchildren also survive. Graveside service will be held for Ms. Adkins on Wednesday May 6, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend James the family will be held on Tues-day evening from 5:00P.M. until 7:00P.M. at Dees-Parrish Fami-ly Funeral Home. DEES-PAR-RISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of all ar-rangements. 458 South Mari-on Ave. Lake City, FL. 32025. Please sign guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comHelen Lane Bailey Mrs. Helen Lane Bailey, 87, died early Sunday morning on May 3, 2015 at the Health Cen-ter of Lake City following an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late George and Willie Buchanan Lane. Mrs. Bailey was a lifelong resident of Columbia County. Mrs. Bai-ley was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Fort White. She taught Sunday School and was the church secre-tary for more than twenty years. She was also the bookkeeper for Old Henderson Sawmill just outside Fort White. Mrs. Bai-ley retired from the Columbia County school system where she worked at Summers Elementary for more than twenty years and she was a Bookkeeper for the Columbia County School Board. She enjoyed cooking, and work-ing in the yard and taking care of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Sheriff Glenn Bailey in 2009, her son Robert Bailey, her daughter Gretchen Bailey, a sister Louise Swails, and her brothers Ed Lane and Charles Wayne Lane. She is survived by two grand-sons Charlie and Matthew “Matt” Bailey of Fort White, Fl.; two great grandchildren Court-ney Bailey and Lila Bailey one sister Willene McOwen of Fort White, Fl. A host of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be con-ducted on Wednesday May 6, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. at First Unit-ed Methodist Church in Fort White, Fl. with Reverend Mike will follow in Fort White City Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00P.M. Tuesday May 5, 2015 at the Dees-Par-rish Family Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are un-der the direction and care of the DEES-PARRISH FAMI-LY FUNERAL HOME , 458 S. Marion Ave, Lake City, Fl. 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.comJackie Marine Lloyd Johnson Mr. Jackie Marine Lloyd John-son, age 76 of Chattanooga, TN, formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, passed away Saturday eve-ning, May 2, 2015 in Chatta-nooga. He was born March 26, 1939 in Lenoir City, TN. Jackie served in the United States Air Force and owned For-eign Car Parts LTD in Ft. Lauderdale where he lived most of his life. Jackie was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Fronnie Lee Britton Johnson; step-father, William Coffman; sister, Juanita Hall; brothers: William (Bud), Edward (Snooks), Alvin Joe, and James C.(Bunny) Johnson; maternal grandparents, Bud and Annie Britton; paternal grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson. Survived by his sister, Mary Fred (Johnson) Petty of Chatta-nooga; along with many niec-es , nephews, great nieces and nephews; special friends: Kathy Jefferis of Chattanooga, Bobby Wolfe of Lake City, FL and many other close friends. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George be in the Lenoir City Cemetery with military honors conferred by the Loudon County Veteran Honor Guard. CLICK FUNER-AL HOME in Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.comWard Jerry Weeks Mr. Ward Jerry Weeks, age 86, of Lake City, Florida died Sat-urday, May 2, in the Suwannee Valley Care Center, Lake City, Florida following a long illness. He had resided in Lake City all of his life and was the son of the late Ashton and Basil Ward Weeks. He retired from the road construction department of the Florida Department of Transpor-tation. He was a member of the First Full Gospel Church of Lake City. He enjoyed working in his yard, hunting and most of all his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Ful-ford Weeks. He is survived by one sister, Melba Aldriage of Jacksonville, Florida: Broth-er-in-law, Ronald Otto Brooks of Lake City, Fla.: A dear and special friend, Syble Register of Lake City, Fla.: Step-children, Darlene Fulford, Lanny Ful-ford(Brenda), Jim Fulford(Pat), Larry Fulford(Cindy), Don Ful-ford(Fay), Gary Fulford(Sha-ron), Lisa Mote(Pat) and Devin: Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Thursday, May 7, in the First Full Gospel Church with Rev. Cemetery, Columbia County, Florida. Visitation and gathering with the family will be from 5 to 7 P.M. Wednesday, May 6, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME , U.S. 41 South, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida. A spe-cial thanks to Haven Hospice and staff for the care given to Mr. Weeks. www.guerryfuner-alhome.netWarren Oliver Gay Mr. Warren Oliver Gay, age 57, of Lake City, Florida died Saturday, May 2, at his resi-dence following a brief illness. He had resided in Lake City all of his life and was the son of the late Frank and Mattie Lou-ise Milford Gay. He worked for the Columbia County School Board maintenance department for over 30 years until his retire-ment in 2012. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church, a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1975 and rein small engine repair from Lake City Community College. He loved to barbeque and smoke meat with his best friends, Er-nest Ogden and Art Holiday. He is survived by his three sisters, Ellen Gay, Joan Pope and Janie M. Gay all of Lake City, Flor-ida: One nephew, Shane (Ca-trine) Pope of New Port Richey, Fla.: Two great-nephews, Lukas Pope and Ryan Pope. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 P.M. Wednesday, May 6, in the Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Ralph Rodriques, Pastor, Fred Gaylard, Pastor of the First -terment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, Florida. Visitation and gather-ing with the family will be from 5 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, May 5, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME , 2659 S.W. Main Blvd, U.S. 41 South, Lake City, Florida. Please make memorials to the South-side Baptist Church, 388 S.E. Baya Drive, Lake City, Florida 32025 or your favorite charity. www.guerryfuneralhome.netWilliam Henry Wilson On May 1, 2015, Mr. William Henry Wilson of Lake City, Fl. joined his daughter and sons in the arms of Jesus Christ follow-ing a brief illness at the Lake City Medical Center. He is survived by his wife of 23 years Violet A. Wilson, Son of Merv Wilson and Dorothy Whitaker. His brother Joe and sister Janet. Sons: Louis, William Jr. Thomas (A Philadel--iel, and Jon. Daughters: Ethel, Bethanne, Elizabeth, Melissa, and Violet. Grandchil-dren: Dawn, Christian, Angie, Francis, Dan-ielle Sabrina, Julianna, Selena, Brianne, Michael, Sara, Thomas, James, Mckenzie, Casey, Brea, Brayden, Ashley Marie, Becca, Jake, Brandon, Shawn, Chris, Annabelle, Clara, Alicia, Alexis, Melaney, and Brandon James. A true friend to the end Michael Sopczak. A host of great grand children, family members, and great friends. There will be a visitation on May 6, 2015 from 10am-12pm at ICS FUNERAL HOME , 357 NW Wilks Lane, Lake City Florida. A small lun-cheon to follow location to be announced.Obituaries are paid advertisements. For details, call the Lake City Reporter’s classified department at 752-1293. 1005 W. Howard St. Live Oak, FL 32060 OBITUARIES May 5SHINE MeetingElder Options and SHINE are partnering to ensure that Medicare beneficiaries in Columbia are being served. The meeting will be today at 3 p.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. Please RSVP by email at castinj@aging or call 352378-6649. Refreshments will be provided. SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) is a free program offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and Elder Options. Volunteers can assist you with your Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance questions by providing one-on-one counseling and information. SHINE services are free, unbiased, and confidential.May 6NewcomersLake City Newcomers and Friends will meet Wednesday for Friendship Lunch at Gondolier on US 90 at 11:30 a.m. For more info, contact Rose Taylor, 755-2175. The Friendship Lunch is open to all. You do not have to be a newcomer to the area. Everyone is welcome.RevivalHeaven Central Church, 22850 SR 247, Branford, will hold revival services at 7 nightly beginning Wednesday and continuing through Friday. For more information, contact Pastor James Aultman at 758-8296 or 867-0342. May 7National Day of PrayerFort White United Methodist Church invites the community to observe National Day of Prayer on Thursday by spending quiet time in prayer and meditation at the church, 185 E Well Street. The sanctuary will be open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Feel free to come and go during this time and call (386) 4971742 with questions.May 8BarbecueThe Golfcoast Financial fourth annual barbecue will be held at Darby Pavilion by Lake DeSoto on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.May 9CHS ReunionsThe Columbia High School classes of 1949-1953 will hold their reunions Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Mason City Community Center. Out-of-town class mates need only bring themselves. Locals should bring a covered dish. Chicken pilau, drinks, plasticware, etc. will be provided. This is an open reunion and all are invited. Call 7527544 with questions.Watermelon FestivalThe 70th Annual Newberry Watermelon Festival will take place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plant SaleThe Master Gardeners of Columbia County will hold its 12th annual Plant Sale and Festival on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the large Banquet Hall on the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Thousands of plants will be for sale at reasonable prices. There will be educational gardening workshops throughout the day and a fantastic variety of local vendors, inside and outside, plus local firefighters preparing delicious food on site. One $5 ticket at the door will admit you to one or all workshops. Plus, there is a complimentary gift for each participant in each workshop. Contact the Columbia County Master Gardeners at the University of Florida IFAS office for more information at 752-5384.


6A TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 SCHOOLS LAKE CITY REPORTER Page Editor: Eleanor Ransburg, 754-0424 Y our savings federally insured to at least $250,00 0 and backed by the full f aith and credit of the United States Government National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agenc yNCUAFree Checking with NickelBack Auto Loans Mortgages Visa Credit Cards Membership is open to everyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or regularly conducts business in Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist or Levy Lake City Branches 1605 West US Hwy, 904 386-755-4097 619 Marion Ave. (inside VA hospital), 386-752-7894 234 SW Main Blvd. 752-5866 For Life Insurance Go With Someone You Know Bulletin BoardNEWS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS To leave an anonymous tip on a possible dangerous situation concerning Columbia County schools, call tollfree, (866) 295-7303. To leave an anonymous message on a possible truancy problem in Columbia County schools, call 758-4947. Items for the school page should be dropped off or mailed to: Eleanor Ransburg, Lake City Reporter, 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055; faxed to (386) 754-9400; or e-mailed to by 5 p.m. Thursdays.CLASS NOTES COURTESYYoung artistsWestside Elementary School’s Young Artists of the Month for April are kindergartner Keriann McKinley (from left), second-grader Annabelle Towne, art teacher Vanessa Grantham, third-grader Abraham Ayon, fifth-grader Ansh Barot, Assistant Principal Janice Camp and first-grader Jazen Merriex. The Columbia County School System’s Young Artist of the Month program is sponsored in part by Sunstate Federal Credit Union. !Calendar Mark yourTuesdayFIVE POINTS: Kindergarten field day, 8:30 to 10:20 a.m. WESTSIDE: fourth-grade spring concert, “Around the World,” 9 a.m. LCMS: Junior Honor Society induction ceremony at CCSD Administrative Complex Auditorium, 6 p.m. PINEMOUNT: Family reading night in media center, 5:30 p.m.; progress reports go home. SUMMERS: chorus practice, 7 to 7:45 a.m.; thirdgrade Science Performance Matters 3, 8 to 10 a.m.; second-grade Math Performance Matters, 8 to 10 a.m.; fifth-grade Music & Art End-of-Course; fifth grade STAR Reading; fourth-grade Math Performance Matters, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; chorus practice in music room, 2:15 to 3 p.m.; faculty kickball practice, 3 to 4 p.m.; Moe’s Night for PE, 5 to 8 p.m. MELROSE PARK: Promotion Preview, 6 to 7 p.m. EASTSIDE: fifth-grade Cinco De Mayo celebration in Tiger Den.WednesdayEarly release elementary only: noon. National School Nurse Day. WESTSIDE: Spring concert, 9 and 10 a.m. PINEMOUNT: Papa John’s Night. SUMMERS: AR End-of-the-Year party, 8 a.m. to noon.ThursdayFifth-grade Countywide Field Day at Columbia High School Tiger Stadium, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. WESTSIDE: Kindergarten classes of Stephanie Jones, Taylor Dehne, Amber Masters and Kim Mixon to Butterfly Garden; AR Night, 5 to 7 p.m; spring concert, 7 p.m. FIVE POINTS: third grade to Wild Adventures, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. FWHS: School Advisory Council (SAC) meeting in media center, 3:30 p.m.; chorus and jazz band, “On Broadway,” in gym. SUMMERS: Summers Singers Spring Concert, 6 to 8 p.m. LCMS: chorus musical performance at Florida Gateway College Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.FridayWESTSIDE: Kindergarten classes of Argie Crusaw, Lisa Hunter, Denise Jordan and Laurie Benefield to Butterfly Garden; Mother’s Day cakes in morning. FIVE POINTS: Muffins for Moms, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; fourth grade to Wild Adventures, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. PINEMOUNT: fourth and fifth grades to pool; Panther Pack meeting, 8 a.m. SUMMERS: second-grade Reading Performance Matters 3 makeups, 8 to 10 a.m.; fourth-grade Science Performance Matters, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; first-grade Mother’s Day Tea party for Dyanna Sloan’s class. MELROSE PARK: fifth grade to RMS; kindergarten to Camp Kulaqua, 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. LCMS: FFA banquet in cafeteria, 7 p.m. STUDENT FOCUS Name: Kaitlyn Suggs Age: 11 Parents & Grandparents: Toni Suggs; Billy and Joyce Suggs School and Grade: Fort White Elementary School 5th grade Principal: Thomas Lashley What clubs or organizations, both in and out of school, do you belong to? Sunshine Math Club , and Fort White Community Softball What would you like to do when you get out of school? I want to become a doctor, maybe delivering babies. Achievements: 100 AR points past 3 years; hit a triple in softball, almost a home run What do you like best about school? That you learn, and having friends at school. Teacher’s comments about student: Words cannot describe her. She is every teacher’s dream. Principal’s comments concerning student’s involvement: She is a very dynamic, well rounded student who excels in all areas. We are very proud of her. Student’s comments concerning honor: Thanks!Kaitlyn Suggs From staff reportsThe North Florida Center of Excellence will hold its Awards Recognition Luncheon for present members and Induction for membership into the National Achievers Society on Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m. The event will be held in the Columbia High School Cafeteria. Students being inducted must have earned a cumulative A/B average if elementary or middle school or a 3.3 GPA cumulative average if in High School. The proceeds from the luncheon are used to support the scholarship fund. Two former outstanding NAS members will be our motivational speakers. These Achievers are Amanda Adams a student enrolled at University of Central Florida and Ashlin Thomas enrolled at Florida State University. For students not a part of the NAS group the cost is $5 and adult cost is $15. For further information please contact Gloria McIntosh at 386-7558080 ext 293Awards luncheon is May 16 COURTESYLincoln MemorialFive Points Elementary 5th grade students and staff (from left), Ayden Smith, Alydia Rodriguez, Pam Staats, Samantha Horsnell, Camille Perry, Cameron Martin, Ariana Freeman, Kyra Jordan, Leona Edmonds, Caden Perry, Austin Keene and Ottie Maddox visited the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.. Safety Patrol members from Five Points and Eastside Elementary schools visited Washington, D.C. over spring break. Students toured The Library of Congress, Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Many more exciting places were visited, adding to the students’ knowledge about their history. One of the favorites among the students was Arlington National Cemetery, where they observed the Changing of the Guards Ritual. The presentation of the American flag was performed by a student from Eastside Elementary School, making this an extra special visit. NFCOE


Page Editor: Eleanor Ransburg, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 7A Photos by TONY BRITT/Lake City ReporterBen Kuykendall (left), Rotary Club EJ Long Award for athletics scholarship recipient, and Savannah Thomas, Rotary Club Citizenship Award winner, stand with presenter Guy Norris. Tristian O’Steen (left) stands with Denise Bowden-Jordan, presenter of the Alpha Delta Rose Smith Scholarship. Columbia High School 2015 Army Montgomery GI Bill Scholarship recipients Kendra Puttere (from left), James Milewsn and Terrivio Pate. Flossie McGuire (from left) stands with Krischara Anderson-Caldwell and Penny and Jerry Stanley. AndersonCaldwell was the 2015 Westside Community Center Scholarship Award recipient. Anna Pasternak gets the Czarrah Mercado Howard Memorial Scholarship from Columbia High School assistant principal Justin Lang.By TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comMore than 100 Columbia High School seniors were recognized for academic and athletic achievements during the CHS Senior Awards Night on April 30. “These students have worked hard, not just this year, but for the past four years,” said Todd Widergren, Columbia High School principal. “It’s a great accomplishment for them, and we wanted to recognize their hard work for those past four years. High school is very tough now, and we and the state put a lot on them. It’s great to recognize those students (who) achieve at the highest levels and celebrate their hard work.” Widergren also noted that scholarship recipients were awarded more than $1 million in scholarship proceeds. “More than 30 percent of the senior class is going to graduate with honors and high honors,” Widergren said, noting that more than 17 students who were dually enrolled at Florida Gateway College will get their associate degrees. In addition to the academic awards, 63 students from the Class of 2015 were inducted into the CHS Hall of Fame, while other students were recognized for earning academic letter awards, A and A-B honor roll, perfect attendance and as Educational Talent Search Award winners. Savannah Delk (from left) stands with Ken Brown and Amy Blanks. Delk and Blanks were Justin Brown Memorial Scholarship recipients. Linda Ivery (from left), Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center Auxiliary member, stands with scholarship recipients Miranda Johnson, Jemma Thompson, Danielle Duckwiler and DeAnna Law, Auxiliary member. Tekeila Williams (left) stands with Sharyn Presley as the 2015 Presley EXCEL and Scholars Program Inc. Award scholarship award recipient. Jennifer Owens (left) presents Tobie Williams with the Columbia High School Tigerettes scholarship. Oni Allen (left) presents Tameka Gillyard with the 2015 Winfield Mobile Home Park Scholarship. SALUTING SENIORS AT COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOLCHS honors more than 100 seniors Annual awards night was held on April 30.


Lake City Reporter Lake City Reporter Lake City Reporter SPORTS Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Section B Story ideas?ContactJordan Kroeger or Eric BRIEFSMay 7Elementary School Field DayFifth graders from Columbia County will have an opportunity to show off their athletic talent during the school district’s annual fifth grade field day.The field day will be Friday, May 7, from 9:30 1:30 at Columbia High School Football Stadium. Parking will be available. All the physical education teachers from all nine elementary schools in Columbia County will come together and have a countywide field day to compete against each other. It’s fill of fun events. Columbia County tries to teach the students sportsmanship in a good way. Summers Elementary has a new PE teacher this year, named Joshua Hook, this is his first time participating in the event. Admission is free but spectators need to remain in the stands. They are not allowed to come out onto the field for any reason. The events include 50-, 100and 200-yd dash, hurdle races, ball spoon relay, ball relay, dizzy bat competitions, sack race, three legged races, balloon toss contests, bucket brigade contests and the favorite one, tug of war.Attendance for the event is normally about 800 students. Spectators are welcomed but must remain off the field.May 12-Aug. 31AAU Summer Cross Country ConditioningThe 2015 AAU Cross Country Conditioning is open to kids in grades 3-12 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:15 6:30 pm at Alligator Lake from May 12 August 31. The cost is $16 for AAU membership, which covers conditioning thru 8/31/15. Contact: for more information. The coaches are Ed & April Morse, AAU Eye of the Tiger & Nike Smoky Mountain Running Camp staff coaches since 2010.May 13Summer CampRegistration for our Boys Club @ Teen Town Summer Camp starts Wednesday, May 13 at 8:00am. We will continue to take registration until our camp is full. First come first served. The cost for the summer camp is $250.00. Boys must be 6 years old and completed the first grade through 13 years of age to attend. If you have any questions please contact Heyward Christie 386-754-3607.May 27-28Golf TournamentLake City golfers between the ages of 11 and 18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Arrowhead Junior at the Bluffs in St. Francisville, LA at the Bluffs Country Club on May 27-28. The two-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour. The tournament entry fee is $185.00 and include two days of green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions. Recommended accommodations are available at the Lodge at The Bluffs. Please call 225-634-5222 for reservations. The tournament extended deadline is Friday, May 22 at noon. To enter the event, please call Diane Ford at 1-985-630-3066 Dark Knights return By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comIt’s no secret how the other team plays anymore. Both teams are just ready to play. Columbia, in its fourth meeting with the Knights this season, hosts Oakleaf tonight in the 6A regional semifinal. The two teams have kept the rivalry hot in the previ-ous three match-ups, and Tuesday’s winner will glad-ly claim bragging rights. “It’s an advantage and disadvantage,” Tigers head coach Heath Phillips said of the teams’ history. “They know us and we know them. All the boys know each other. I’m just happy two teams from this district have a chance to advance.” The regular season series between both squads was split before their third meeting two weeks ago in the district final. Columbia won the contest 5-1 to claim its first district title since 2010. The Knights are back in Lake City for one last chance at redemption. For the Tigers, their wild ride of a season continues tonight after edging Milton 2-1 in the regional quarter-finals last week. Columbia’s four-game winning steak has been fueled off superb pitching from its ace Tyler Myrick. The junior pitcher has been called upon again to lead his team to victory, but it won’t be an easy task against the district rivals. The Knights return to Fighting Tiger Field com-ing off a nearly four-hour game against Pace in the quarterfinal last week. Oakleaf won 1-0 to advance with Knights out-fielder Jason Schmidt hav-ing the go-ahead homer Columbia hosts Oakleaf in semifinal. PLAYOFF continued on 6B FILEColumbia’s Steven Rendel gets Fort White’s Willie Carter out earlier this season. OOURTESYFirst pitch royaltyMiss Florida Teen USA Jara Courson, 18, of Lake City, thro ws out the first pitch last Wednesday, April 29, before the Miami Marlins game agai nst the New York Mets. Jara, a senior at Columbia High School, is the daughter of Jerry Wayne and Tara Courson of Lake City. By JENNA FRYERAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was a nearly five-year period for Dale Earnhardt Jr. when being a famous race car driver wasn’t all glitz and glam-our. He was a non-factor on the race track, barely even contended at Daytona and Talladega, the two places he was supposed to be unbeatable, and he is the first to admit his confi-dence had crumbled. Rebuilding NASCAR’s most popular driver was a lengthy process that took a firm commitment from Rick Hendrick and a ton of patience from Earnhardt’s rabid fan base. The turn-around was slow — some laps led here, a win there — until he finally hit his stride last season with a Daytona 500 victory and three other wins. So it was no surprise Sunday to see Earnhardt back in victory lane at Talladega Superspeedway, a track he at one time had conquered with the same ease as his father. The late Dale Earnhardt won 10 times at the Alabama restrictor-plate track; his son once reeled off five wins in seven races. What was a surprise was the pure emotion that poured out of Junior when he climbed from his car following his sixth Talladega victory, his first at the track since 2004, and one that came just four days after what would have been his father’s 64th birthday. Earnhardt choked on his words as he talked about how much he appreciates his life, that he doesn’t think he deserves all this happiness. Hours later, the beer and champagne soak-ing through his firesuit and his emotions finally in check, he was asked what made him so reflective immedi-ately after the win. His answer showed again what a thoughtful and sin-cere man Earnhardt has become. Shy as a child, then cast as a party boy when he moved to NASCAR’s top series, he’s finally figured out exactly who he is. He’s a homebody at heart who has found the woman of his dreams, and together they’ve learned a greater appreciation for every success he earns on the track. At 40, he’s blissfully content and forever grateful for this opportunity he still has driv-ing the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Chevrolet. “I think the part I feel I don’t think I deserve is the racing side of it — there’s just not many sec-ond chances,” he said. “I feel like if my name wasn’t Earnhardt that I wouldn’t have had the second chance. I feel like I owe my second chance to my dad, his legacy, because the way I ran ... I feel I didn’t deserve to be kept around or hung onto.” A fan of all sports and a bit of a historian, Earnhardt said he has seen plenty of sons follow their father into business and fail. After just four wins in nine seasons, Earnhardt certainly wasn’t living up to his father’s legacy. The late Dale Earnhardt was a seven-time Cup champion, a first-ballot Hall of Famer, winner of 76 career races and a driver who sent shivers down the spines of his rivals when they saw him in the rear-view mirror. Earnhardt cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004. 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The Gators have been collecting information on potential successors since at least February, prob-ably even sooner. Although athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday he would sit down with his search team later in the day and discuss potential candidates, he made it clear that school officials have been plan-ning for Donovan’s depar-ture for some time. Foley said the process only intensified when the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder fired coach Scott Brooks on April 22. “We heard some undercurrents that this (was) a possibility, so we began looking at coaches probably several weeks ago,” Foley said. The Thunder hired Donovan on Thursday, prying him away from Florida after a 19-year col-lege career that includ-ed two national cham-pionships, four trips to the Final Four and 14 appearances in the NCAA Tournament. Donovan was formally introduced at his new job Friday. He returned to Gainesville over the week-end and formally and tear-fully said goodbye to the football-first program he essentially put on the col-lege basketball map dur-ing a news conference Monday. Foley choked back tears while talking about his relationship with Donovan, saying “what we really didn’t know 19 years ago was the type of person we were get-ting. One of the best, you know?” Donovan, meanwhile, showed some emotion when asked about what SEARCH continued on 6B Athletic director Foley says search began months ago.


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The Golden State Warriors’ point guard won the league’s top individual award Monday, beating out Houston’s James Harden in a race that turned out not to be that close. Curry received 100 of 130 first-place votes for a total of 1,198 points from a panel of 129 writers and broadcasters, along with the fan vote on the NBA’s website. Harden had 25 first-place votes and 936 points. Cleveland’s LeBron James, a four-time MVP, got five first-place votes and 552 points. Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook (352 points) finished fourth and New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis (203 points) was fifth. With the revitalized Warriors winning at a his-toric pace, Curry’s case for MVP resonated around the league as loud as the night-ly chants at rowdy Oracle Arena. Curry carried the top-seeded Warriors to a franchise-record 67 wins, surpassed his own record for most 3-pointers in a season and added to his grow-ing reputation as one of the most entertaining spectacles in sports. He’s the franchise’s first MVP since Wilt Chamberlain in 1960, when the Warriors played in Philadelphia. Curry was set to receive the award dur-ing an afternoon news conference Monday in Oakland. He will be pre-sented with the hardware again during an on-court ceremony when Golden State hosts Memphis in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Tuesday night. Congratulations rolled in from players around the league at practices and on social media. None echoed louder than those from James, who called Curry the main reason for the Warriors’ rapid rise to championship contender. “He’s the catalyst of that whole ship,” James said at the Cavaliers’ morning shootaround. “And I think he’s had an unbelievable season. And I think it’s very well deserved, and I think it’s great that anoth-er kid born in Akron, Ohio, can win an MVP, so, I liked it.” Curry was born in Akron but grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he started in the shadows of his father, former NBA player Dell Curry. Despite his famous name, most major col-leges didn’t offer Curry a scholarship coming out of high school because they thought he was too small. Curry proved them all wrong, going from a shoot-ing guard who dazzled at Davidson during the NCAA Tournament to a polished professional point guard who can shoot, dribble and distribute with the best of them. In a game dominated by big men and played by some of the world’s greatest athletes, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Curry controls the flow without physically overpowering defenders. But there were times when it seemed Curry’s potential might not be reached. Two operations on his right ankle in his first three seasons with Golden State fueled ques-tions about his durability. He even had to prove his worth to the team that drafted him seventh overall in 2009. Curry signed a $44 million, four-year con-tract extension with the Warriors before the 2012-13 season. Back then, the deal looked like a major risk for the Warriors con-sidering Curry’s injury history. Now? Well, Curry is clearly one of basketball’s best bargains. He eclipsed his own record of 272 3-pointers set two years ago, hitting 286 from beyond the arc this season. He already owns three of the five most prolif-ic 3-point shooting seasons in NBA history. Curry averaged 23.8 points, 7.7 assists, 4.3 rebounds and two steals this season. He shot 48.7 percent from the floor and 44.3 percent from 3-point range. Off the floor, his popularity is also soaring. Curry received more AllStar votes than any player and joined James and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the league’s biggest mar-keting events during All-Star weekend in New York, where his face plastered posters in subway stations and televisions in taxi cabs. He also delivered by win-ning his first 3-point con-test. 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Page Editor: Eleanor Ransburg, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 3B DEAR ABBY: Our amazing daughters are in their late 20s. Both of them are independent, intelligent and loving. The four of us have a special bond. My wife and I have always been supportive in all aspects of our daughters’ lives, and that will never change. They have been dat ing great guys over the past five years whom we believe they will ultimately marry. The problem? My wife and I were raised with certain values, and our daughters have recent ly moved in with their boyfriends. We do not approve, but respect their decisions as adults. One daughter plans to have an open-house party celebrating their new place. She’s upset that my wife and I have indicated we won’t be attending, because doing so would be difficult and against our beliefs. We have under stood her decision, but she does not appear to respect ours. Are we wrong to take this stance? — AGAINST THE TIDE IN NEW JERSEY DEAR AGAINST: I think so. Your daughter is an adult. Do you plan to continue “punishing” her and the man you say you approve of until they tie the knot? She and her boy friend have been a couple for five years now, and their relationship appears to be progressing nicely. It’s not unusual for couples today to live together. I see nothing to be gained by skipping their open house — but I do see something to lose. DEAR ABBY: My hus band’s grandmother keeps purchasing season tickets to the theater for me. I have told my mother-in-law (who is in charge of buy ing the tickets) as politely as possible that summer is a very busy time for me. My kids, husband and I are all involved in activi ties, and the theater con flicts with these activities. As well, I don’t particular ly enjoy the group of people that we go there with. (I haven’t shared this with my mother-in-law.) While I like my mother-in-law and husband’s grandmother, the others are rude. They exclude me from conversa tions and hardly acknowl edge my existence. I try to make conversation but unsuccessfully. It makes for a dreadfully awkward evening. How do I get out of going to the theater with out hurting anyone’s feel ings? — NO THANKS IN CANADA DEAR NO THANKS: The most effective way to accomplish that would be to stop beating around the bush and tell your hus band’s mother and grand mother you would prefer not to be included, and the reason why. DEAR ABBY: I like a girl but don’t know if she likes me. I went to a school dance with her, but that’s about it. I’m a choosy per son, but everything seems right about her. I never had a girlfriend before. Am I doing some thing wrong? I really want to be in a relationship with her, but I don’t want to get rejected. I hate that feeling. Can you give me advice on what to do? — IN LIKE IN WISCONSIN DEAR IN LIKE: There is a saying, “Nothing ven tured, nothing gained.” It means that in order to suc ceed, you have to TRY. In dating relationships, there is always some risk of rejec tion, and it applies to girls as well as boys. If you want a relationship with her, stop being afraid and start acting like it. Because she went to a dance with you, she proba bly already likes you, too. ARIES (March 21-April 19): A change of scenery will do you good. Making a residential or professional move should be considered and looked into. It’s up to you to make things happen, so don’t sit back waiting for things to come to you. +++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A partner ship will turn out to be better than anticipated. Nurture and protect what you have worked hard to build and be willing to share with those who com plement your talents and meet you every step of the way. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Focus on discipline and breaking old habits. Encourage a better lifestyle and healthier attitude. Do what’s best for you and the ones you love, and be pre pared to walk away from anything or anyone who is detrimental to achieving your goals. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You’ve got what it takes to succeed, so don’t stop short of your goals. Let your creativity take over, and discuss your ambitions and ideas. Don’t let someone’s unpredict able nature ruin your plans. Do your own thing. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Pick up the pace and don’t leave room for error. It’s important not to waste time arguing with someone who doesn’t share your point of view. Do what works best for you and don’t look back. 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Ask for what you want, but don’t prom ise something you cannot deliver. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will be honored for your help, donations and whatever con tributions you make. Take any opportunity you get to discuss your plans for the future with someone influ ential, and you will get the go-ahead to follow through with your vision. ++++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t let your emotions take over. Keep your thoughts to yourself and focus on your own business, plans and self-improvement. Formulate what you want to achieve, and do whatever it takes to reach your goal and reap the rewards you deserve. ++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t waste time when you should be working diligent ly to position yourself for future success. A problem at home must not cloud your vision or lead to poor health. A short trip or physical change can help you avoid an unnecessary conflict. +++++ Abigail Van THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Parents who have strong beliefs won’t visit cohabitating couple Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Actress Pat Carroll is 87. Actor Michael Murphy is 76. Actor Lance Henriksen is 74. Actor John Rhys-Davies is 70. Newsman Brian Williams is 55. Actress Tina Yothers is 41. Singer Adele is 26. Singer Chris Brown is 25. DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS DEAR ABBYHOROSCOPES CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS


4B LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, MAY5, 2015 Classified Department: 755-5440 Lawn & Landscape ServiceJeff’s Lawn Service Mow, trim, edge, hedge trimming, mulching, landscape maintenance. Call Jeff 386-288-7382 ServicesFull Janitorial Service 7 days per week. Licensed and Insured. Lowest prices guanteed. 386-344-8113 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 15-83-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF P AULINE H. SMITH, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of P AULINE H. SMITH, deceased, whose date of death was March 31, 2015; File Number 15-83-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055, The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file there claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: May 5, 2015. Personal Representative: /s/ ELEANOR S. CAIN 726 NWBrady Circle Lake City, Florida 32055 Attorney for Personal Representative: MARLIN M. FEAGLE, ATTORNEYATLAW, P.A. By: /s/ Marlin M. Feagle Florida Bar No. 0173248 153 NE Madison Street Post Office Box 1653 Lake City, Florida 32056-1653 386/752-7191 10739389 May 5, 12, 2015 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the Columbia County Manager’s office until 11:00 A.M. on May 26, 2015, for Columbia County Project No. 2015-08. This office is located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 135 Hernando Avenue, Room 203 Lake City FL32055. Project consists of pavement resurfacing with SP9.5 asphaltic concrete and painted pavement markings for NWHall of Fame Drive, NWBrady Circle, & NWOtter Court. Scope of work includes asphaltic concrete, pavement markings, and incidental items. Contractor shall contact Columbia County Construction Supervisor, Ken Sweet, prior to any bid submittal at 386-758-1019. The Bid Forms and Construction specifications may be obtained from the County’s web site at PurchasingBids.asp.Deadline for questions regarding construction plans, specifications, and/or bid documents must be received before 1 1:00 A.M. on May 22, 2015. The successful bidder will be required to furnish the County Manager with proof of liability insurance prior to commencing work. The Columbia County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to add to the contract or delete from the contract to stay within their funding capabilities. 10739382 May 5, 12, 2015 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY GENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 122015CA000052CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINSTTHE ESTA TE OF LUCYV. CASTRO, WETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION T o: ANYAND ALLUNKNOWN PA R TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINSTTHE ESTATE OF LUCYV. CASTRO, WETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTERESTAS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, 121 SE ARAPAHOE LANE, LAKE CITY, FL32025 LASTKNOWN ADDRESS STATE, CURRENTRESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT14, BLOCK 1, OAK HILLESTA TES REPLATS/D. ORB 460464, 690-3, 696-67, 767-910, 7932033, 793-2034 has been filed against you and you are required to file a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it o Peter J. Kapsales, McCala Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before May 14, 2015 or 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 14 day of April, 2015. CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk 10739176 May 5, 12, 2015 IN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 14-417-CA KATRINALINDSEY, Plaintiff, WENONAH LINDSEYMOSS, Defendant CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Partition dated April 21, 2015, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Columbia County Courthouse at 1 1:00 a.m. on May 27, 2015, the following described property: Lots 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, Block 10, Hosford's Subdivision in the Northeastern Division, Lake City, Florida. IF THIS PROPERTYIS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONALMONEYFROM THE SALE AFTER PAYMENTOF PERSONS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSUANTTO THIS FINALJUDGMENT. IF YOU ARE ASUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHTTO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE ACLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS FROM THE SALE, IF YOU F AILTO FILE ACLAIM, YOU WILLNOTBE ENTITLED TO ANYREMAINING FUNDS. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: April 28, 2015 P. Dewitt Cason Clerk of Court By: /s/ B. Scippio Deputy Clerk 10739342 May 5, 12, 2015 IN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 15-84-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN P. MYERS, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHN P. MYERS, deceased, whose date of death was March 31, 2015; File Number 15-84-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, on whom a Legalcopy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: April 28, 2015. Personal Representative: /s/ SHARON M. DAVIS 581 SWGrape Street Lake City, Florida 32024 Attorney for Personal Representative: MARLIN M. FEAGLE, ATTORNEYATLAW, P.A. By: /s/ Marlin M. Feagle Florida Bar No. 0173248 153 NE Madison Street Post Office Box 1653 Lake City, Florida 32056-1653 386/752-7191 10739247 April 28, 2015 May 5, 2015 IN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 15-95-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF MICHELE ANTHONYFARALLI a/k/a MICHELE A. FARALLI a/k/a MICHELE FARALLI, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MICHELE ANTHONYFARALLI, deceased, whose date of death was April 8, 2015; File Number 15-95CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: May 5, 2015, Personal Representative: /s/ DIANAM. DANIEL 239 SE Olustee Avenue Lake City, Florida 32025 Attorney for Personal Representative: MARLIN M. FEAGLE, ATTORNEYATLAW, P.A. /s/ Marlin M. Feagle Florida Bar No. 0173248 153 NE Madison Street Post Office Box 1653 Lake City, Florida 32056-1653 386/752-7191 10739390 May 5, 12, 2015 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITOF FLORIDAIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY GENERALJURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 15000065CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/ACHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAYCLAIM AN INTERESTIN THE ESTATE OF JANE COLE A/K/AJANE MARTINEZ COLE, DECEASED, et. al. LegalDefendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE T O: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALLOTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTERESTIN THE ESTATE OF JANE COLE A/K/A JANE MARTINEZ COLE, DECEASED whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead of alive, and all parties having or claiming to have an right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBYNOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT27 OF SOUTHWOOD MEADOWS, ASUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 49, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or before April 13, 2015/(30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at County, Florida, this 11 day of March, 2015. CLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURT BY: /s/ B. Scippio DEPUTYCLERK 10738587 April 28, 2015 May 5, 2015 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA. PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 2015-CP-42 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF JANIS ALLBRITTON ROBINSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JANIS ALLBRITTON ROBINSON, deceased whose date of death was June 14, 2014, File Number 2015CP-42 is pending in the Circuit Court for Columbia County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, 32055. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons, having claims or demands against decedent’s estate o whom a copy of this notice has been served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SERVICE OF A COPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOTSO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 28, 2015. DONALD J. ALLBRITTON /s/ DONALD J. ALLBRITTON Personal Representative 3880 SE 62nd Street Ocala, Florida 34480 DENNIS D. CAMP, P.A. /s/ Dennis D. Camp, Esquire Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 884560 351 N.E. 8th Avenue Ocala, Florida 34470 T elephone No.: 352/369-0664 Facsimile No.: 352/ 402-0028 10739225 April 28, 2015 May 5, 2015 020Lost & Found LOST: MALE Y orkshire Terrier. T an/silver in color. Went astray at Quail Ridge Ct, Branford Hwy & CR 240 area on Fri 4/10. $100 Reward for return. 386-758-7514 100Job Opportunities10739210The Lake City Reporter, a daily newspaper seeks Independent Contractor Newspaper Carrier. Apply in person during normal business hours Monday Friday 8am 5pmNO PHONE CALLS 10739277COMPLEX MANAGER Columbia County Fair Grounds (Columbia County Resources, Inc.) Must have marketing skills, sponsorship relations, and management skills, Position to include even organizing, rentals, daily administrative duties. Will involve some nights and weekend responsibilities Submit resume to Columbia County Resources, Inc. PO Box 1376, Lake City, FL32056 or may be received at the fairground office. Deadline to submit Resume is May 8, 2015. 10739359Homes of Merit is ramping up production for a large project & looking for “experienced” help in the following areas: Framers, Drywall finishers, Hardy siding, W elder, Appliance installer, T rimmers, & Ceramic tile. Apply in person at 1915 SE State Road 100, LC Auto Repair &Tire shop seeks mechanic and tire install/repair persons. Apply in person at 14019 S US Hwy 441, LC Concrete ready mix driver. Class A or B CDL. Must have clean MVR. Drug free workplace. Apply in person at 516 NWWaldo St. Lake City. No phone calls. Douglas E Simpson/ S AS F ARMS 2 temp farmworker 07/01/2015 thru 02/01/2016 cultivate, harvest tobacco Bloomfield KY, $10.28 an hour 3/4 contract guarantees. Housing, transportation, subsistence. Tools and supplies provided at no cost to worker. Reimbursed 50% of contract or earlier. Apply at nearest swa office refer job# KY0588174 KYswa office phone 502-564-745 DRIVERS WANTED. 2 yrs OTR Running SE. Experience Required W arren Pine Straw 386-935-0476 F/THousekeeper needed for medical office. Email resume to Fiberglass Patcher Immediate opening. Available position requiring at least one years prior work experience as a fiberglass patcher. Skills required include: use of hand held buffer, grinder, sander, repairing fiberglass surfaces, (boats preferred). Benefits: Paid Vacations, Paid Holidays. Please apply in person at Marlow-Hunter LLC, 14700 NWHwy 441 in Alachua. W ages negotiable with experience. Green Gables Learning Tree will take applications on MondayWe d 2-5:30pm 386-755-7677 F/T& P/Tchild care teachers. Gregg Martin/ MARTIN FARMS 2 temp farmworkers 07/01/2015 thru 01/20/2016 cultivate, harvest tobacco Bloomfield KY, $10.28 an hour 3/4 contract guarantees. Housing, transportation, subsistence. Tools and supplies provided at no cost to worker. Reimbursed 50% of contract or earlier. Apply at nearest swa office refer job# KY0587785 KYswa office phone 502-564-7456 100Job OpportunitiesImmediate opening for experienced heavy truck and equipment mechanic(s) . Must have own tools. You may apply in person at 871 NWGuerdon Street and/or fax resume to 386-755-9132. DFW/EOE Looking for experienced Bookkeeper with Quick Books knowledge to work 2 days a week for construction company. send resume to North Florida Community College, Madison FL: English Instructor; Math Instructor;. See www for details. Real Estate office is looking for a full time person for clerical and light bookkeeping duties. Applicant must have experience in Wo rd and Quickbooks. Verifiable references and experience required. Send resume to SECURITYOFFICERS Needed in Live Oak, Lake City & Branford areas. Current D Security Lic., Clear background, Drivers Lic, phone, Diploma/GED. Benefits, DFWPEEO Must Apply at: www .dsisecurity .com BB9100030 T echnician and Kennel Tech needed for busy Veterinary office. Experienced only need apply in person at Addison Animal Hospital. Drug free workplace. The Health Center of Lake City has openings for Full Time & Part T ime Dietary Cooks & Aides. Apply in person at The Health Center of Lake City, 560 SWMcFarlane Avenue, Lake City, FL32025 EOE/ADADrug Free Work Place T ruck Mechanic. Knowledge of diesel and gas engines, must have own tools. Apply at Lake City Industries 250 NWRailroad St. 120Medical Employment10739379Baya Pointe CenterNursing & Rehabilitation is now hiring for RN and LPN, Full and Part time positions, 12 hour shifts. Also hiring CNA, Full and Part time positions, 3-11 and 11-7 shifts, off every other weekend. Competitive pay and benefits. Please apply 587 SE Ermine A ve., Lake City, Fl32025 BUSYFAMILYPRACTICEOFFICEseeks F/Tback office nursing assistant. Prior Medical Office experience preferred Fax resume to (386) 719-9494 GIEBEIGFAMILYMEDICINE Experienced Medical Biller. F/T, Multi Dr. practice. Insurance, coding & follow up skills essential. Inquire @ Career Source Florida Crown 755-9026 F/TLPN needed for medical practice. M-Th 7a-6p. Email resume to Receptionist F/T. Family Practice/Pediatric Office. Good communication, documentation & computer skills. Inquire @ Career Source Florida Crown 755-9026 RN Home Health Case Manager Medicare admits/recerts/ discharges. Supervisory visits Fax resume to 386-364-5648 Part-time/full-time W anted ExpMedical Biller for local medical office in Lake City. Resume & refs will be required. 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Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTUESDAY, MAY5, 2015 5B 240Schools & Education10739222Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499 Day 5/04/15 • Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class5/04/2015• LPN Deadline 5/20/15 Class begins 5/30/15 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or 310Pets & Supplies German Sheppard Puppy AKC registered, 3 males $600 3 males, $600 each 904-259-1186 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 430Garage Sales PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous FRIGIDAIRE DISHWASHER white, works good, in good condition $100 386-292-3927 Frost Free Refrigerator at a great deal. White, Clean, runs great. $125 386-292-3927 Maytag super capacity Washer/Dryer , white Great condition! $300 OBO 386-292-3927 Push mower, looks good runs great. $100 386-292-3927 450Good Things to EatBlueberries We pick taking orders now for 2015 season. Phone 386-623-6830 after 6pm. 630Mobile Homes forRent2 & 3 BR MH. $450 $650. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 640Mobile Homes forSalePalm HarborHomes Plant City largest sale of the year. FREE factory tours, customize your plan in our state of the art decor center! Stainless Steel fridge appliance pckg free on first visit with appt. Call 800-622-2832 www .plantcity .palmharbor .com BRAND NEW 2015 2 BR SWMH $29.900 FREE Low-e Windows! Set up w/AC 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny .com FIRSTCOASTHOMES 2009 model mobil home 28x60, 3/2 with many upgrades $35,000 386-752-1452 640Mobile Homes forSaleFIRSTCOASTHOMES Huge home $39,995 32x80, 4BD/2BAw/new metal roof, Fire place & more 386-752-1452 FIRSTCOASTHOMES Rare deal, only $37K 2012 Model Mobil Home Live Oak 386-752-1452 The Preserve at Laurel Lake Lake City's premier lifestyle community Homes from the low $200's $249,900, MLS89030 Scott Stewart (386)867-3498 The Preserve at Laurel Lake Lake City's premier lifestyle community Homes from the low $200's $249,900, MLS#88507 Debi Bennefield , 386-288-1208 Timberlane MH Community 303-2222 14x66 2BR/2BA Fleetwood, screened porch, new A/C, metal roof, 55+ Manufactured home community. Timberlane MH Community 303-2222 24x56 3BR/2BA, peach state, shed, screened porch, recently updated. 55+ Manufactured Home Community Timberlane MH Community 303-2222 Lg 30x60 Homes of Merit 4BR/2BA, shed, carport, porches, 55+ Manufactured Home Community 650Mobile Home & Land2/2 Mobile Home on 2 lots in Live Oak, Furnished furniture & new W/D, stove, ref, D/W, CH/A, screened front porch, nice carport & outbuilding. $38,000 386-755-4641 Leave message 3BR DWMH on 2.5 acres Great Shape! Only $74,900 or $3500 down $599/month 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny .com Poole Realty Katy Yanossy 688-0654 Located in Wellborn, triple wide sits on 3 ac, immaculate condition, covered deck and carport. MLS89839 $110,000 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS89989 Beautiful river lot w/single wide MH. Enjoy vies overlooking Suwannee River $88,000 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent 3BR’s as low as $625!Select units call fordetails Free Wi-fi, Pools, Gym & more! *FREE afterschool programW indsong Apartments 386-758-8455 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentEfficienies & 1 BR furnished apts. All utilities, cable and Wi-Fi. From $500-600/mo 386-288-4688 Rooms for Rent . Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 STUDIO APT. FOR RENT All utilities included & Cable, w/full kitchen $540 month + $300 sec. deposit. Call 386-697-9950 730Unfurnished Home ForRentBrick 3br/2ba Large yard, storage bldg, CH/A. 1744 SWIronwood Circle. Lake City. $950 mo + $900 dep. Call 386-365-8543 For Rent 3BR/2BAHome Lake City 338 SWWise Drive 32024 1175.00/month plus 1000.00 SD 352-281-4003 730Unfurnished Home ForRentFor Rent or Sale: Looking for peace of mind? This is it! 3BR/2BA, 6 yr old brick, 2.1 ac w/pond, whirlpool, front/ back porches, ceramic tile, sky light, includ. appliances, central vacuum. 2 car garage. Rent $1095/mo, Sale $179,900 386-758-9996 750Business & Office Rentals3200 sf Wa rehouse for rent. 4 miles off I-75. Call for details 386-867-9231 OFFICE SPACE from $575 month Tom Eagle DCARealtor, 386-961-1086. 805Lots forSale Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Gorgeous lake front 1.08 ac lot in upscale Lake Alcyone S/D in Hamilton Co. Build you own home MLS90161 $33,500 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale By Owner (813)784-6017 On Baya by VA, Lg 2BR/2BA , 400 Sq.Ft. shop/storage, Res/Offc. FR w/FP,DR, encl. porches, fence Currently rented. $93,500 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor 4/3 w/2380 sq ft, FP, fenced, double carport. 12x20 shed, lg screened porch. MLS90164 $110,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Lake Louise Estates, upgrades, 4/3/5, 2 story, exquisite master suite, gorgeous kitchen. MLS76915 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brick, 3-car garage, 3BR/2.5BA, freshly painted, FP, Fla rm, covered patio. $219,000 MLS85931 Hallmark Real Estate MLS86056 Canal front, 3 stories & elevator 3BR/2BAmaster with tub Boat House & 2 boat lifts Nate Sweat (386)628-1552 $254,900 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 MLS86101 Great spacious floor plan w/split BR, lg living & dining rm adjacent, eat in kit, must be 55+ $94,000 Hallmark Real Estate MLS86237 Fabulous River Home, Move in ready, Wired for TV& Music Paula Lawrence (386)623-1973 REMAX Sandy Kishton 344-0433, 3/2, approx 1232sf, new carpet thru-out & new roof, split BR, w/additional living space. MLS86467 $95,000 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313 MLS86944 Lg 3/2, 2 car garage, split plan, master suite on one side, 1 owner, great location, lg screened porch $125,000 810Home forSale Poole Realty Glenda McCall 208-5244 3/2, 1603sf, lg fam rm w/built in cabinets & bookshelves. Lg eat in kit, pantry, private office, fenced yard MLS87133 $125,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS87218 Peaceful 5BR/4BAon 5 acres Game rm w/full bath Mark Cook (386)288-9378 $385,000 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Pristine Equestrian Estate, gated community 4/2, hickory cabinets & more MLS87263 $240,000 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 4BR/3BA, 2592 sqft cypress home on 6 ac, spacious kitchen & stunning stone fireplace MLS87366 $265,000 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS87476 3/2 west of town, LR, DR, kitchen lg for entertaining, workshop, fenced backyard, MRB w/view of lake $179,900 752-8585 Rockford Realty Group MLS87847 Move in ready 3BD/3BAHome Remodeled master bath Mark Cook (386)288-9378 $128,500 Poole Realty David Mincey 590-0157 Beautiful 3/2 Log home on 10 ac, hickery cabinets, stone FP, Pecan trees, spring fed stocked pond $295,000 MLS88221 REMAX Sandy Kishton 344-0433, 4BR/3BA, 2970sf, wood & tile throughout. Lg master suite, bonus rm, fenced, sprinkler system MLS88242 $275,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS88327 Ft White 3BD/2BA in 1/2 acre Cul-de-sac Short sale Josh Silvis (386)623-4257 $100,000 Hallmark Real Estate MLS88431 Beautiful Log HM on 21+acres Stone fire place, Wraparound Porch, Call Robin Williams (386)365-5146 $280,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS88486 Ready for you, 2/2.5 ranch home 2,273 sq ft, 8 acres Debi Bennefield (386)288-1208 $219,900 Remax Jo Lytte 365-2821 Ichetucknee River home 2/1, open living rm, breakfast bar & spacious kit, lg deck, outside shower, lg carport. MLS88577 $275,000 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Situated on 2 city lots w/plenty of room. House is a 4/3 w/privacy fence MLS88695 $99,900 Poole Realty, Kelli Shirah 208-3847, Super clean 3/2 2004 MH, crown molding, walk in closets & pantry, 1 ac. lot. MLS88710, $78,000 Denise Milligan-Bose Realty 397-3313. 2/2 w/open floor plant, kit/dining/living rm great for entertaining, Fla rm, lots of storage. MLS88736 $94,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS88743 Beautiful 3BD/2BAon 10 acres Screened pool, porch, pole barn Mike Liennenman (386)867-9053 $250,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS88968 Great neighborhood 3BD/2BAin timberlan Minutes to I-75 Mark Cook (386)288-9378 $154,900 Rockford Realty Group MLS89485 Well Kept 3BR/2BA, 1,500 sq ft on 5+ acres Just north of LC Charles Sparks Jr (386)867-1798 $94,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS89490 New construction 4BR/2BAOpen flr plan, wood flrs Granite countertops Mark Cook (386)288-9378 $194,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS89499 Beautiful 3BR/2BAon 2 acres Jasper, close to town Fenced yard, 2 car garage Debbie King (386)365-3886 $99,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS89508 Charming 4BD/2BA on corner lot Many updates, workshop, deck Josh Silvis (386)623-4257 $67,500 810Home forSale Remax, Missy Zecher 623-0237 Close to downtown LC 3/3.5, 2 story, beautiful wood floors, FP, screened sun room, separate entrance. MLS89619 $89,000 Remax, Missy Zecher 623-0237 Custom home on 33 ac of gorgeous pasture land, oversized kit, fenced & cross fenced set up for equestrian, MLS89623 $399,900 Hallmark Real Estate MLS89724 3 hms for price of 1, Main 3BR/2BA, 1,700 sf, 2nd, 2BR/1BA, 3rd 1BR/1BAcottage $197,500 Janet Creel 719-0382 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575 MLS89743 22 acre property feature slightly renovated farm house & 2 story barn, lg brick wood burning FP. $162,000 Hallmark Real Estate MLS89791 5 BR/3.5BAHome, Beautiful setting $120,000 GingerParker (386)365-2135 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575 MLS89804 Tri level bottom floor 5/3, fam rm w/FP, top floor 4/2, fenced backyard, all BA updated, new roof. $168,000 Remax, Missy Zecher 623-0237 Luxury Estates, Hills of Windsor home on 11ac 7/8, 4 FP, 15 seat movie theater, 14,000sf, fully renovated. MLS89855 $1,600,000 Rockford Realty Group Alligator Lake gem 4BD/4BAmain floor 3BD/2BAlower floor $289,900, MLS89886 Charlie Sparks 386-755-0808 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 4/2, living room, formal dining, Fam room, screened porch. MLS89915 $224,000 Remax Jo Lytte 365-2821 White brick 3/3, lg kit, enormous dinging rm. Family home is nestled on 31 ac, cross & cross fenced. MLS89918 $335,000 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS89949 3/2 home in country club, 1774sf on corner lot, 2 car garage, fenced (short sale) $114,586 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS89963 Custom built downtown home, 2170sf on 1 ac, FP. Too many amenities to list. Turn key. $117,000 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS89994 3/2 inside city, open floor plan, fresh paint & carpet, backyard w/workshop, beautiful landscape setting $88,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575 MLS90031 Pvt backyard, mature landscaping, master w/jacuzzi & sep shower, open kit, lg screened porch, $162,500 REMAX Sandy Kishton 344-0433, Brick 3/3, cherry cabinetry, fenced back yard, screened porch, fam w/FP, plantation shutters & more MLS90058 $205,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575 MLS90064 2/2 in the over 55+ community, very well maintained, big oaks, lg screened porch, freshly painted $84,900 Pam Beauchamp, Remax 386-303-2505 3/2, 1860sf all brick, .75ac, FP, SS appliances, covered lanai, privacy fenced back yard MLS90067 $179,000 Pam Beauchamp, Remax 386-303-2505 3/2, 1024sf, granite counters & custom cabinets, nice corner lot w/fenced back yard & storage shed MLS90080 $79,900 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575 MLS90082 New beautiful hardwood floors & tile, wood burning FP, lg kit, lots of storage & fenced yard. $119,900 Remax Jo Lytte 365-2821 3BR/2.5BA, fresh carpet & paint, dining rm brick wood burning FP, screened porch overlooks pool. MLS90086 $169,900 Poole Realty, Hilda Hatcher 688-8067 3/2 on 4.36ac. Parquet flooring w/marble entryway, marble counter tops in kit., FP, 3 car garage & more MLS90088 810Home forSale Rockford Realty Group MLS90102 30+ ac 2 story log home Lg master suite, porch, FP 11 horse stalls, 12x24 shed Mike Liennenman 867-9053 $498,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS90104 Country 3BD/2BAon 4 acres Beautiful oaks in country Charles Sparks Jr (386)867-1798 $114,000 Pam Beauchamp, Remax 386-303-2505 Awesome Tri-level, 3414sf, gourmet kit, gas FP, master w/dual sinks, walk-in shower & garden tub. MLS90114 $315,000 Century 21-Darby Rogers 752-6575 MLS90136 3/1.5 needs some updates, lots of potential, located between Ft White & High Springs. $49,900 Remax, Missy Zecher 623-0237 30 ac home & farmland. Fenced & cross fenced. 2112sf home, newer windows, roof & carpet MLS90144 $225,000 Rockford Realty Group MLS90147 Location 3BD/2BA brick home Split flr plan, ceramic tile Screened back porch Charlie Kalb (386)867-5081 $167,900 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 3BR home w/tile flooring, new kitchen cabinets & countertops, nice workshop, lg corner lot MLS90151 $69,500 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Private setting. Home divided into 3 separate units & lots of living space. 5.66ac w/frontage on 1ac pond. MLS90157 $85,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Well constructed block home on beautiful corner lot w/fenced back yard, lg deck, huge great rm, lg dining w/FPMLS90158 $109,000 Remax, Missy Zecher 623-0237 3/2 brick, wonderful location, newer carpeting & bamboo flooring in great rm, lg fenced back yard MLS90170 $137,500 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 Owner says sell, cute, affordable, 2BR/1.5BAw/spacious backyard. Price slashed MLS98424 $55,620 MOVE IN READY! Remodeled with newmetal roof this 3BR/1BA with bonus room is a steal at $69,900! In townconvenient location!MOTIVATED SELLERS! Call Amy Woolum with Remax Professionals at 386-365-7790 for a showing today!203 Oak Hill Street Lake City Florida. Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Country estate on lake front, 2 story, 4400 sf 6/3.5, 3 FP, hidden jewel on 20+ ac MSL89865 $599,000 Poole Realty 362-4539 BANK OWNED: 1600+ sqft, 4BR/2BA home on 1/2 acre. Features in ground pool and fireplace. $93,500 MLS89135 Rockford Realty Group Redwine River Ranch 139+ acres, natural spring 5 acre private island, 4 houses on property Call for price Charlie Sparks 386-755-0808 United Country-Dicks Realty MLS82827 3/2.5 log home on 11 scenic ac., gorgeous oak floors, multiple out buildings/workshop, 2 homes on 11ac. $279,900 820Farms & Acreage4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $49,900. $513mo 352-215-1018. www 5 to 10 acre lots; owner financing. some with w/s/pp Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www 830Commercial PropertyRockford Realty Group High traffic area office building Over 3,300 sf of space 10 offices, 4 BA, parking $279,900, MLS89337 Charlie Sparks 386-755-0808


6B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015 By TIM DAHLBERGAssociated Press LAS VEGAS — The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. “No pictures, though,” Mayweather said, sliding the check out of an envelope. “Don’t want any pictures of it.” The check will soon be cashed, adding to the mil-lions Mayweather already has stashed in his bank accounts. It was actually just a down payment for his night’s work, which could total more than $200 mil-lion by the time pay-per-view sales are tallied up. The richest fight ever wasn’t the best fight ever, but that wasn’t entirely Mayweather’s fault. He did what he usually does Saturday night against Manny Pacquiao in a win that cemented his legacy as the best of his generation, even if he didn’t win any new fans doing it. Still, the fight will be a tough act to follow if only because of the staggering money it brought in. Hard to imagine Mayweather fight-ing for a paltry $30 million or $40 million after a night he made history with the rich-est single payday any athlete of any sport has made. He says he’ll fight once more in September, then hang up the gloves. Mayweather says it’s time to enjoy the fruits of his labor from a sport that has consumed his life since he was a kid throwing punches in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “I don’t really think I’ll miss the sport,” Mayweather said. “I don’t even watch boxing. At one particular time I loved the sport of boxing. I wanted to go to every fight and wanted to be at every box-ing event. But I just lost the love for the sport.” Before a well-heeled crowd of 16,507 that cheered every time Pacquiao threw a punch, Mayweather dom-inated late once again to pull out a decision win that seemed closer in the ring than it did on the scorecards. Pacquiao even thought he won, though punch stats showed Mayweather land-ing far more punches and even throwing more than the usually frenetic Filipino. Pacquiao would blame a shoulder injury suffered in training last month for not being able to throw more right hands. His handlers would blame Nevada boxing officials for not allowing him a shot to numb the shoulder just before the fight, though the excuse rang hollow. “I cannot use a lot of my right hand but the fight was still good,” Pacquiao said. “What we wanted to do we couldn’t do because of my shoulder. But he’s fast, he’s a good boxer. Give the cred-it to him. He won tonight.” Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, said his fighter would like a rematch, but there is little chance of that. Not with Pacquiao’s shoulder injury, and certainly not after the per-fect financial storm of a fight that cannot be replicated. Pacquiao likely made $100 million himself for the fight that packed the MGM Grand arena with celebrities, sports stars and people paying as much as $40,000 for ringside seats. The bout was delayed for about a half hour because pay-per-view sales were over-whelming cable and satellite systems, a good omen for the paydays of both fighters. Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs Mayweather could total more than $200 PLOOLRQIURP¿JKW in the top of the 13th inning to seal the playoff victory. Schmidt and a few other Knights will be on the Tigers’ scouting report Tuesday, and Myrick will need to pitch accordingly. The Tigers will face another standout starting pitcher, Skylar Arias or Will Pillsbury, maybe both on Tuesday. Both lefties combined for 22 strikeouts against Pace. “It is what it is,” Philips added. “We got a good pitcher too They’re going to have watch our guy too.” Columbia swung well against Milton’s pitcher Chase Shell, who previ-ously owned a 0.96 ERA, and hope to duplicate its results against another ace tonight. If the Tigers win, they’ll win host either Bartram Trail or Creekside Friday. “Any time you can get support from fans and the community, it’s always good,” Phillips added. “Fan support has been great. I’ve yet to go to a district game and see a crowd like ours.” COURTESYStudents from Larry Taylors’s Martial Arts in Chiefland p ose with their new trophies from the Florida Gateway Chall enge recently. COURTESYYoung fighter gets into traditional stance during black be lt competition. COURTESYClayton Marts from Academy of Martial Arts shakes hands b efore point sparring. he would miss about Gainesville, the college town in which he buried a child, raised a family and made basketball matter. “I think that people will always look at wins and losses and those kinds of things,” said Donovan, who finished 467-186 at Florida. “I hope that I’m able to leave a big, gaping hole here. And I don’t mean that from an arrogant stand-point. I mean that I was able to make an impact, that I was able to impact people’s lives, that I was able to bring value to people, that I was able to help people grow from staff to players to the administration. “I just hope that I brought value. I hope I made Florida better. I’m not talking about from wins and losses. I hope I made Florida better as an institution. ... I hope I really left and brought value here and maybe changed the perception of the culture here. Just that I worked as hard as I could. I did everything I could. I cared deeply about the pro-gram. I cared deeply about Florida, and just wanted to leave a dent and to bring value. And I hope that by my presence for 19 years that the place is better for having me here.” There’s no doubting Donovan’s legacy. Before jumping to the NBA, he became just the second coach in Division I history to 500 career wins before reaching his 50th birthday. The other was Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight. So replacing the former Providence standout nick-named “Billy the Kid” will be no easy task. Although Donovan declined to say whether he expects to take anyone from his Florida staff with him, many believe former Alabama coach Anthony Grant — who has yet to make it to Gainesville after being hired as an assis-tant last month — will join Donovan in Oklahoma City. Donovan made a case for Foley to hire former Arkansas coach John Pelphrey, who has spent the last four years on Donovan’s staff. Pelphrey also spent six years on Donovan’s staff before leav-ing to take the head coach-ing jobs at South Alabama and then Arkansas. “I think Jeremy knows the way I feel about John Pelphrey and just the way he’s been by my side all the way along his whole entire career,” Donovan said. “He was a vital part to the suc-cess of the program since I’ve been here. ... Jeremy is the best athletic director in the country, and he’s done this before. I just basically told him that I’m here in any way to help and sup-port and assist in any way. I’m not going to try to inject myself in anything going forward from here, but I do want to see this program do extremely well.” Given what Donovan has built, it’s more likely Foley will look to hire a more proven head coach, like maybe Dayton’s Archie Miller, Xavier’s Chris Mack or maybe Villanova’s Jay Wright. When asked what he’s looking for in Donovan’s replacement, Foley jok-ingly rattled off Donovan’s resume before getting seri-ous. “We’re not taking a step back,” Foley said. “We want to keep this thing going in the right direction. I think there are a lot of people doubting that we can do that, and that fires us up because we have a good job here.” SEARCHContinued From Page 1B Eye of the Tiger PLAYOFFContinued From Page 1B FILEColumbia’s Tyson Ellis is chased by Fort White’s Trace Wilkinson earlier this season.



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