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Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923www.levyjournalonline.com VOL. 88, NO. 18 50 CENTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011 Will IrbyÂ’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander KeySee page 5Acontinued on page 3 A True Levy County Love StoryDonÂ’t Forget to Change Your Clocks BACK one hour for Daylight Savings Time this Sunday Nov. 6 by 2 a.m. or better yet Saturday night before you go to bed. In autumn, the landscape surrounding the Suwannee River is scenic and serene, making it a perfect time to paddle. Temperatures have cooled. Trees that Â” ank the river boast hues of red, orange, yellow, and purple. Several wildlife species often make an appearance Â… deer, turkey, wading birds, otters, and the Suwannee Cooter among them. is year, paddlers may have an even better experience. This Fall Is the Perfect Time to Paddle the Suwannee CHS Graduate Fatally Shot in Washington D.C.By Terry WittContributing WriterA former ChieÂ” and athlete and U.S. Marine was murdered on Oct. 24 on a sidewalk in Washington, D.C., according to a Washington Post story. Alonzo Guyton, 24, a former Marine and a student at Howard University in Washington, was shot in the back and the head.William Knight, 20, a Washington resident, has been arrested for Â“ rst degree murder in the death of Guyton. A murder warrant was served on Knight at the Washington D.C. Jail where he was being held on unrelated charges, according to the Post story. e Post story said the shooting occurred just after midnight in the Mt. Ranier area. Police found Guyton lying on the sidewalk in front of an apartment building su ering from multiple gunshot wounds to the back and head. Mt. Ranier police initially thought the murder resulted from a robbery gone bad because GuytonÂs wallet was missing, but they said he still had his cell phone. e robbery theory has not been conÂ“ rmed. Homicide detectives were working to determine whether Guyton had recently moved to the block where he was found or was visiting. Guyton, a freshman at Howard majoring in music, was a member of the Howard University football and baseball teams and the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. He was a talented musician and singer and hoped to make music his profession. His mother, Eloise Guyton, works at the Levy County Jail. His father is John Guyton. Services are planned for Saturday November 5th at 2 p.m. at ChieÂ” and High School. By Terry WittContributing Writer e national economic downturn is expected to put a dent in next yearÂs Levy County Commission property tax revenues. Make that another dent. Property Appraiser Osborn Barker said tax revenues dropped by 8 percent in 2008, by 11 percent in 2009 and by 7.4 percent in 2010. Another drop in property values and tax revenues is forecast for the 2012 roll. e unstable national and state economy and the high number of foreclosures and distress sales are indications the value of the tax roll will drop again along with tax revenues. e 2011 tax roll will be used to determine how much property tax revenue is available to county commissioners, the school board and other taxing authorities in 2012. Â ereÂs so much distress out there Â… foreclosures and short sales Â… that tells us that the economy and real estate market are not healthy,ÂŽ Barker said. ÂWe certainly feel there will be a drop (in values) and possibly of considerable size.ÂŽ Barker said property appraisers statewide will look at property values on Jan. 1 to determine the value of property in 2011, which will tell them how much tax revenue will be produced for 2012. He said the property appraiserÂs o ce is forbidden by law to consider the impact of foreclosures on the market, but foreclosures are bound to have an e ect. Barker said his o ce is looking closely at any sale that doesnÂt involve a bank to determine whether it was a distressed sale. e problem for OsbornÂs o ce is predicting the future of the wobbly economy and its impact on future property values. ÂHow long is it going to go on; how much longer will it last?ÂŽ he said. ÂWe try to be fair to property owners. We give the beneÂ“ t of the doubt to the taxpayer.ÂŽWobbly Economic Forecast Impacts County Property Revenues Again Next YearAttention Levy County Residents: If you would like to have pictures of your hunting successes published in the paper, please tag the Levy County Journal on your photos on your Facebook page and provide a brief description in the comment eld of the photo. Of if you prefer, you can email the picture and information to rene@ levyjournal.comTheft Charges Filed Against Three Sheri Âs O ce Workers By Terry WittContributing Writer ree Levy County Sheri Âs O ce employees have been charged with stealing from an unsecured petty cash fund in the front o ce where they worked. Sheri Âs o ce spokesman Scott Finnen said Patricia Willis, Susan Everett and Vaunitta Badd all admitted in Âone fashion or anotherÂŽ to taking money from a box or bag of cash in the front o ce used to make change for members of the public. Residents paid for services such as being Â“ ngerprinted or obtaining copies of reports and pay in cash. State Attorney Bill Cervone said the three women claimed they took small amounts of money when they needed it and paid the money back, but he said there is still money missing from the fund. ÂAccording to their mittimuses (statements to investigators) they would take money when they were in need and pay it back, but thereÂs $1,000 missing from this envelope or bag,ÂŽ he said. e three women were initially suspended with pay, but are now suspended without pay. ey will be arraigned around mid-month, each charged with petty theft, a misdemeanor o ense. Sheri Âs o ce bookkeeper Barbara Pendray discovered money was missing from the petty cash fund in the front o ce while conducting an audit. e three suspended women had primary access to the money, but Finnen said there were a wide variety of people who passed through the front o ce on a daily basis who also had access, although itÂs not clear how many people actually knew about the cash location. ÂWas it an unsecured bag or box Â… yes,ÂŽ Finnen said. In the wake of the thefts, policies and procedures have been changed to prevent thefts from the fund in the future. Finnen said the new procedure gives only one person access to the money. A lock was installed to protect the cash. e sheri Âs o ce will routinely audit the petty cash fund to ensure money isnÂt being removed. Checks will be sent immediately to the Levy County Commission. ÂItÂs now a secure procedure,ÂŽ Finnen said. Finnen said the sheri Âs o ce conducted the investigation of its three employees but wanted an independent and objective outside source to review the evidence, which is why CervoneÂs o ce was selected. The Suwannee River limerock cli s are very evident now. e Florida Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (FACVB) is proud to announce Carol McQueen as Chairman of the Board. Ms. McQueen was elected by the membership as Chairman at the 2011 annual meeting of the FACVB in Lakeland, Florida. Ms. McQueen is the Executive Director of the Levy County Visitors Bureau. She has served many positions on the board of directors since October 2006 including Secretary, Vice Chair and CEO Director. Â is is a well-deserved recognition of the many valuable contributions Carol has made to our organization,ÂŽ said Mark Jackson, past chairman of the FACVB and executive director of Central Florida Tourism & Sports Marketing. ÂShe has a unique perspective of the tourism industry that provides a tremendous advantage. is knowledge, combined with her keen leadership skills, will help position the association for continued positive growth into the future.ÂŽ e FACVB serves as the single unifying voice for all of FloridaÂs convention and visitor bureaus, providing insight and direction as we face new challenges marked by an increasingly competitive tourism marketplace. Organized in 1996, FACVB strives to increase the overall e ectiveness of Florida CVBsÂ destination marketing e orts. Its stated mission is to provide cooperative action to enhance and encourage the growth of FloridaÂs convention and visitor industry through promoting tourism industry education, enhancing professionalism, facilitating the exchange of information between Florida CVBs, developing an awareness of legislative issues and unifying the stateÂs CVB industry through public relations. Carol McQueen of the Levy County Visitors Bureau becomes Chairman of the Board of the Florida Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
The Levy County Journal2ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Humphreys, Destiny Williston FRAUD SWINDLE U/$20,000 $15,000 BOND Mills, Joshua B Beverly Hills VOP FORGERY/ UTTERING NO BOND Mitchell, Ann Marie Old Town FTA PETIT LARCENY $7,000 BOND Nilsen, Steven Lee I i Williston VOP DUI $15,000 BOND Brown, Leamon Jr Gainesville FAIL REGISTER CHG ADDRESS SEX OFFENDER $150,000 BOND Levy CountyÂ’s Most WantedLevy County Jail Arrest ReportAlonso, Victor, 19, of Fanning Springs: BATTERY WITH INTENTIONAL TOUCH OR STRIKE. Argo, Paul Je rey, 46, of Williston: DRIVING ON A PERMANENTLY REVOKED DRIVERÂS LICENSE. Brown, Kenneth Eugene, 42, of ChieÂ” and: TRAFFICKING DRUGS 4 GRAMS TO UNDER 30 KILOGRAMS. Byrd, Terry Leon, 49, of Immokalee: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, 1ST OFFENSE. Carney, Teagan, 26, of Florahome, Fla.: OUT OF COUNTY WARRANT x2. Dinkins, Laquan Nathan, 20, of ChieÂ” and: METHAMPHETAMINE POSSESSION WITHIN 100 FEET OF PLACE OR WORSHIP OR BUSINESS; TAMPERING WITH OR FABRICATING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE; POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Jernigan, David Orin, 46, of ChieÂ” and: OBTAINING GOODS OR SERVICES UNDER $150 WITH WORTHLESS CHECK/INSTRUMENT. Johnson, Dontell, 23, of Williston: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON WITHOUT INTENT TO KILL; DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN PUBLIC; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE; POSSESSION OF A WEAPON OR AMMO BY CONVICTED FLA. FELON x 6. Kennedy, Amber Sunshine, 36, of Old Town: PETIT THEFT 1ST DEGREE AT LEAST $100 BUT LESS THAN $300. Lewis Jr., David Waddell, 59, of Bronson: DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED/REVOKED LICENSE. Miller, Bobby Lee, 27, of ChieÂ” and: DRIVING ON A PERMANENTLY REVOKED DRIVERÂS LICENSE; MARIJUANA POSSESSION NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; POSSESS AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Ortiz, Wilfredo Cintron, 50, of Ruskin: NON SUPPORT OF CHILDREN OR SPOUSE. Palma, Ernesto Quelite, 27, of Trenton: OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT A VALID DRIVERÂS LICENSE. Patterson, Robert Earl, 37, of Williston: TAMPERING WITH A JUROR. Ray, Adriana Elga Luchea, 39, of Bronson: FAILURE TO APPEARS. Roberts, John Carlton, 47, of Williston: GRAND THEFT AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K; VOP x 6. Robinson, Joshua B., 22, of Williston: POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE I OR III OR IV HALLUCINOGENMANUFACTURE; OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE WITHOUT VIOLENCE; POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA OVER 20 GRAMS; POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Sanford, JÂAmy Renee, 23, of Cross City: DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED, HABITUAL OFFENDER. Smith, Myesha Denise, 30, of Williston: AGGRAVATED BATTERY ON A PERSON USING A DEADLY WEAPON. Sorinne Jr., Victor, 47, of Williston: DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED/REVOKED LICENSE; POSSESSION AND/OR USE OF DRUG EQUIPMENT. Stout II, Je rey Brian, 33, of Bronson: OUT OF COUNTY WARRANT x 2. Strong, Takayah Meshawn, 34, of ChieÂ” and: VOP. Watkins, Earl, 53, of New Port Richey: COMMIT FELONY BATTERY.Levy County Sheri Âs O ce Arrest Report Subscribe!$25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida$35 /year Outside Florida Sbib Watkins Jr., Richard Wayne, 22, of Bronson: BURGLARY OF UNOCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED; GRAND THEFT AT LEAST $300 BUT LESS THAN $5K. Wilkins, David William, 21, of ChieÂ” and: VOP.Williston Police Department ArrestsArgo, Paul Je rey, 46, of Williston: OPERATING A MOTORVEHICLE WITH A REVOKED DRIVERÂS LICENSE. Transported to Levy County Jail.Carney, Teagan, 25, of Florahome, Fla.: OUT-OFCOUNTY WARRANTS FOR GRAND THEFT, BURGLARY. Transported to Levy County Detention. Howard, Alexandria P., 39, of Williston: WARRANT FOR DWLSR. Transported to Levy County Jail. Johnson, Dontell, 23, of Williston: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON; DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN PUBLIC; POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON; POSSESSION OF AMMUNITION BY CONVICTED FELON x5; RESISTANCE WITHOUT VIOLENCE. Sorinne, Victor, 51, of Fairfax, Mo.: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE; POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. Transported to Levy County Jail. Taylor, Timothy James omas Bronson CONVICTED FELON W/ FIREARM $10,000 BONDA Saturday afternoon altercation o of S.E. 317 Highway led to the arrest of four individuals on felony and misdemeanor charges for their involvement in the event. According to the multiple callers, there was a disturbance occurring at a residence in the Suwannee Gardens area and one of the white females involved had Â“ red multiple shots from a handgun. Prior to the deputiesÂ arrival another female attempted to dispose of the Â“ rearm by hiding it in what appeared to be an old brush pile. Upon interviewing those involved and other witnesses, deputies arrested the following individuals for their involvement. Tiki Albritton, 28 years of age from Old Town, Christopher Jackson, 38 years of age from Trenton, Stanley McHenry, 31 years of age from Trenton and Casandra Meyer, 24 years of age from Bell were all arrested and transported to the Dixie County Jail. Albritton was charged with one count of Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon and one count of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm. Both Jackson and McHenry were each charged with one count of Battery and Meyer was charged with one count of Tampering with Evidence. Both Albritton and Meyer currently remain in the Dixie County Jail. Â— submitted by Major Scott Harden of the Dixie County Sheri Âs O ce NOTICE TO PATIENTSof DR. DALE BLOCK In accordance with F.S. 64B8-10.002, F.A.C., this is to notify patients that Dr. Dale Block will be relocating his practice. Effective October 11, 2011, Dr. Dale Block will no longer be practicing at Tri County Family Health Services Clinic. Patients may obtain their medical records from the Tri County Family Health Services Clinic, 125 SW 7th Street, Williston, FL 32696.Pub.: Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2011 Tractor Trailer Fatally Hits PedestrianFlorida Highway Patrol reported that on Oct. 26 at 9:15 p.m. a 2009 Volvo tractor trailer driven by Larrison Monell Parker, 35, of Ocala, was traveling east on SR 40 in the left lane when the right front portion of the vehicle hit a pedestrian, Donald Francis Snyder, 46, of Dunnellon, who was walking northbound on SW 46 Ave. crossing the eastbound lanes of SR 40. e collision caused Snyder to be thrown 80 feet. e Volvo swerved left and skidded to a stop in the center median turn lane. Snyder was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Marion County Fire & Rescue. Parker was wearing a seatbelt and blood alcohol tests were taken but are still pending at this time. Charges are pending further investigation.On Oct. 29 at 11:56 p.m. Lisa Ann Childers, 23, of Gainesville, was driving her 1996 Dodge Van when Williams TorresCeron, 21, of Gainesville, crashed into her with his 1997 Honda Civic on CR 331 (SW Williston Road) just east of SW 17 Terr. causing her to be ejected from the van. e Honda was totally disabled after the crash but Torres-Ceron was immediately picked up by a Cadillac Escalade SUV driven by his brother Hector Torres-Ceron, 26, leaving his Honda there, and Â” eeing the scene of the accident in the Escalade. Childers was taken to Shands in serious condition. e passenger with Childers in the van, 21-year-old Amber Marie English had minor injuries and was not hospitalized. Neither woman was wearing a seatbelt. Minutes after the Escalade left the scene of the crash it jumped the median as it sped west and crashed into the vehicle of on-duty Alachua County Sheri Âs O cer Matthew Bugg traveling east who was responding to the Â“ rst crash. O cer BuggÂs engine caught Â“ re and the Gainesville PD o cers responding to the accidents put it out with extinguishers from their patrol cars. Upon the arrival of the medical crews, the Jaws of Life were used to extract O cer Bugg from his vehicle. He was taken to Shands at UF and had surgery on Sunday afternoon and was still listed in critical condition. e Torres-Ceron brothers were found in the Escalade unconscious and were transported to Shands at UF. Both had Mexican ID cards. Neither had a U.S. driverÂs license. Alcohol tests were taken and are pending. ey will be booked into the Alachua County Jail upon release from the hospital. Charges at the time were Felony Leaving Scene of Crash Involving Injury, Operating Motor Vehicle without a Valid DriverÂs License, and further other criminal charges are pending at this time.Brothers Cause Two Auto Crashes Seriously Injuring Two Innocent Drivers Tiki Albritton and Casandra MeyerÂ€ Cpl. Fred Morris assisted in a DUI checkpoint held in Fanning Springs Saturday night. Morris arrested Ohio resident Christopher Hill for DUI and Resisting an O cer. Hill refused an Intoxilizer test claiming that his was an Ohio Drivers License and FloridaÂs ÂImplied Consent LawÂŽ did not apply to him. Hill went to jail just the same. Â€ Saturday Morning, Chief Dennis Strow participated in the Drug Enforcement AgencyÂs ÂPrescription Drug Take BackÂŽ program for the second year. Strow collected and turned over more than 10 lbs of prescription drugs that were turned in by citizens. at represents 10 lbs of prescription meds that will not be abused by children or folks to whom they were not prescribed. Neither will the drugs Â“ nd their way into the groundwater as many environmentalists fear. Â€ e entire Police Department as well as many COPS and SERT volunteers assisted in the annual Trail of Treaters, Monday night. Several thousand residents and visitors lined Noble Avenue and Main Street to enjoy the annual Chamber of Commerce event. ere were no casualties, fatalities or vampire bites. Respectfully,Deputy Chief Clay Connolly Dixie County Sheri Âs Department Arrests Four in Gun DisturbanceWilliston Police Department News
The Levy County Journal 3ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 e College of Central Florida has announced that James Henningsen, Ed.D, will become the next college president. Henningsen, who has more than two decades of experience with the Florida College System, was selected after a national search which involved college sta faculty, students and community members. Â e District Board of Trustees is excited about its selection of Dr. Henningsen as the next leader of College of Central Florida,ÂŽ said Cory Pool, chair of the board. ÂHe is well qualiÂ“ ed to assume the legacy of former president Charles Dassance and take it to the next level.ÂŽ e search for a new president began in May after the retirement of Dassance, who served the college for 15 years. Henningsen was the unanimous choice of the board, which approved the selection at todayÂs meeting. ÂI am very pleased to have Dr. Henningsen come on board as the next president of the college,ÂŽ said Dr. James Harvey, interim president. ÂHe has exceptional qualiÂ“ cations and a passion for education that will beneÂ“ t CF.ÂŽ Henningsen, who is currently vice president for academic a airs/chief academic o cer at Seminole State College of Florida, will begin his service to CF in January. ÂCentral Florida has got a great reputation in the state of Florida. It has a great faculty and sta ,ÂŽ Henningsen said. ÂIn terms of the quality of programs, the reach into the community, and the support you have from the community in developing programs and in philanthropy, it is extremely exciting to be able to work with a group that has that kind of passion to help our students.ÂŽ e College of Central Florida was founded in 1957 and serves Marion, Citrus and Levy counties. College of Central Florida Selects New President MitchÂs Gold & Diamonds By Kathy HilliardStaff Writer e Suwannee River Water Management District has taken steps to meet water demands in an area now designated as of critical concern while at the same time watching the clock tick away on a permit to build a water-bottling plant at Sawdust Spring right in the heart of the area of critical concern. e SRWMD Governing Board met on Oct. 11, 2011 and designated the Alapaha River Basin, Upper Suwannee River Region, and Upper and Lower Santa Fe river basins as water resource caution areas. According to the SRWMD release of Oct. 14 the Âdesignation means that groundwater sources in those areas are not adequate to meet future needs over a 20-year period and that regional water supply plans are needed to Â“ nd water sources to meet demands. e District is required under Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, to develop regional water supply plans for areas where groundwater sources are not adequate to meet future needs over a 20-year period.ÂŽ SRWMD Senior Hydrologist Dale Jenkins in an interview with the Levy County Journal explained some of the plans they are initiating right now. Jenkins said the Governing Board is looking for Âother people to help fund the study to recharge the aquiferÂŽ which will include methods such as Âusing reclaimed water to recharge, storing water in a reservoir, and increasing the Â” ood plain to help bring up the water levels.ÂŽ But hanging out in permit land is a water-withdrawal permit originally approved in 2000 to draw up 150,000 gallons a day from Sawdust Springs across the Santa Fe from Ginnie Springs and right in the heart of the caution area. is permit will end in 2020 but on Sept. 19 Santa Fe Springs LLC based in Tampa sent a letter of intent to start construction of the plant in two years. Jenkins responded to questions from the Levy County Journal about this plant saying that the approved permit states the construction must be completed within two years or the permit will be revoked. Jenkins said, ÂWe have to treat every permit approval the same. If the requested rate of withdrawal will not impact the current legal permits in the area we must ok the permit.ÂŽ e Santa Fe Springs original permit 10 years ago allowed for a withdrawal of 150,000 gallons of water per day based on Â” ow conditions not falling below 510 cubic feet per second. But at peak Â” ow above 753 cf/sec Jenkins said, ÂIt must be 150,000 gallons per day, no more.ÂŽ When asked how that will be monitored Jenkins said they are talking about that now. Jenkins also said if this permit in its current form does impact the area they cannot allow it. e District is currently developing methods to determine the amount of water that can be removed from the natural system without causing signiÂ“ cant harm to the resources and the ecology according to their report and are working with the St. Johns River Water Management District to address concerns over declining groundwater levels that are a ecting both districts. For the residents in the area whose water supply depends on the aquifer being able to sustain them in their homes and farms, putting water in a bottle to be distributed all over the world can be a frustrating dilemma. Farm pivots at least allow water to percolate back to the aquifer. Residents and farms are hanging their hats on the plans and procedures of the SRWMD and concerned groups in the area SRWMD Working Between Drying Water Basins and Water Bottles Paddle the Suwannee continued from page 1Drought conditions felt in the Suwannee River Basin over the last several months have drawn down water levels. As a result, sand bars, limerock banks, and tree roots along the river are clearly exposed in some areas and provide a unique glimpse of what lies beneath the waterÂs surface. Bleached-white sand bars provide a striking contrast against the dark, tea-colored water. Tree roots that wind and run among rock in some areas are fascinating to behold. e exposed thicket-like root system of the Ogeechee tupelo add depth and dimension to the treesÂ multiple, irregular branches. Cypress knees, the tops of which are seen above the surface during normal water levels, are now exposed from the bottom up. ÂNow is a great time to paddle the river,ÂŽ said Edwin McCook, District land management specialist, noting that the fall foliage should continue through mid November. Low water levels are not expected to change any time soon. A rainfall deÂ“ cit of nearly 25 inches has persisted in the Upper Suwannee River Basin over the last several months, and with the end of hurricane season quickly approaching and La Nia weather patterns in the region, there is a reduced expectation of any signiÂ“ cant precipitation to bring us out of the drought, said Megan Wetherington, District senior professional engineer. However, Wetherington said water levels are still su cient to paddle on many sections of the river, although some places may not be a lazy Â” oat. ÂEverything downstream of Gibson Park in Hamilton County is doable, but from Suwannee Springs down to Gibson Park you might hit bottom in a few places,ÂŽ she said. Paddlers who are looking to take an overnight trip may enjoy staying at a cabin or rustic river camp along the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail, a system of public and private recreation spots along the river, downstream from White Springs. For more information and/or to reserve lodging, call 800.868.9914 or visit www.suwanneeriver.com. A map with locations and GPS points of boat ramps, canoe launches, cabins, and river camps is available at www.mysuwanneeriver.com. For more information, call Edwin McCook at 386.362.1001 or 800.226.1066 (FL only). DonÂt miss your chance to uncover ancient fossils and possibly discover a new species at the Florida Museum of Natural HistoryÂs volunteer fossil dig Nov. 11-20 at the omas Farm site in Gilchrist County. Volunteers have the opportunity to work alongside Florida Museum researchers and students to recover ancient vertebrate fossils, both big and small. e specimens become part of the museum collections, and past Â“ nds include prehistoric alligators, bear dogs, birds, rhinos and tortoises. Digging hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteers are expected to work a minimum of three hours per day and may register for multiple days. In addition to digging, volunteers are also expected to spend some time washing fossil-bearing sediment through screens to recover bones and teeth of small animals. Â is is an opportunity most people never get to experience,ÂŽ said Bob Tarnuzzer, who has participated in seven museum digs at three di erent sites. ÂEach day at the dig brings its own memories, new Â“ nds and experiences. It is a moving, educational experience to unearth fossils of extinct animals that lived more than 10 million years ago.ÂŽ Volunteers must be at least 15 years old as of Oct. 21 to participate. For more information, visit www.Â” mnh.uÂ” edu/vertpaleo/fall_2011.htm or email Richard Hulbert, rhulbert@Â” mnh.uÂ” .edu. Registration forms are available online, www.Â” mnh. uÂ” .edu/vertpaleo/fall_2011.htm, and should be mailed to Richard Hulbert, PO Box 110575 Gainesville, FL 326110575 or faxed to 352-846-0287. Â is is the 11th consecutive year we have had a free, public volunteer fossil dig,ÂŽ said Hulbert, Florida Museum vertebrate paleontology collections manager. Â e public gets to see and participate in scientiÂ“ c discoveries in their rawest and purest form in the Â“ eld.ÂŽ Volunteer David Pharr, who has participated in four digs, two at omas Farm, said he enjoys the experience. Â e work at omas Farm has given me the opportunity to work alongside others who are experts in paleontology or perhaps have other interests and passions bringing them there. In either case, they have all been a joy to work with.ÂŽ omas Farm is an 18-million-year-old, internationally recognized fossil-rich site. e site formed as a large sinkhole where bones of dead animals from the surrounding terrain were washed during storms. Free Opportunity for Volunteer Fossil Diggers at Thomas Farm in Gilchrist County Limerock and tree roots are clearly exposed along the banks of the Suwannee River this fall.to preserve the water source for those who have been there for many years drinking and using what comes up from the ground as their only source of water. No bottles, just pumps.
The Levy County Journal4ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 NOTICE Give us YOUR opinion! Letters to the Editor and Guest Columns are published at the sole discretion of Levy Publishing, LLC. Letters and columns should be submitted electronically, signed by the author with a current daytime telephone number. Upon request, names of those submitting will be withheld if the Editor can verify the identity of the writer by phone or acquaintance. Letters should be less than 500 words and either attached to an email in MS Word format or in the body of the email. Email letters and guest columns to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday at 5 p.m. for the current weekÂ’s Thursday issue. Have a voice through the Levy County Journal .Democracy Versus Mob Rule Thomas Sowell Creators SyndicateIn various cities across the country, mobs of mostly young, mostly incoherent, often noisy and sometimes violent demonstrators are making themselves a major nuisance. Meanwhile, many in the media are practically gushing over these Âprotesters,ÂŽ and giving them the free publicity they crave for themselves and their cause -whatever that is, beyond venting their emotions on television. Members of the mobs apparently believe that other people, who are working while they are out trashing the streets, should be forced to subsidize their college education -and apparently the President of the United States thinks so too. But if these loud mouthsÂ inability to put together a coherent line of thought is any indication of their education, the taxpayers should demand their money back for having that money wasted on them for years in the public schools. Sloppy words and sloppy thinking often go together, both in the mobs and in the media that are covering them. It is common, for example, to hear in the media how some ÂprotestersÂŽ were arrested. But anyone who reads this column regularly knows that I protest against all sorts of things -and donÂt get arrested. e di erence is that I donÂt block tra c, join mobs Shredding Kathleen Sebelius What To Remember When It Comes Time To Apologize OPINIONBy Daris HowardHarvest is almost over in our little community. By all indications it went quite well because most of the husbands and wives are still speaking to each other. ere are a few that are refusing to sit on the same pew at church, but I expect that will smooth over by about December. e worst I heard of was that one husband chewed out his wife for Âinattentive drivingÂŽ and she left and walked back to the house until he came and profusely apologized. is reminds me of an experience I had in the recent past. I was asked for some help from a neighbor to get his hay crop in. His bale wagon broke and he needed someone to help work on a truck loading it by hand. At one point his wife popped the clutch, tumbling hay o the back of the truck. He came Â” ying down the piler on the side of the truck, his face beat red, and then he remembered I was there. He took a deep breath and said to his wife, ÂDrive more carefully!ÂŽ He then climbed back on the truck and she turned to me and said, ÂIÂm glad youÂre here.ÂŽ His education consists of a barely squeaked out high school diploma. He is a rough looking character, with a big beard and a rough haircut, looking much like a mountain man, and many in the community regarded him as a bit of an ornery fellow. I even do, though he was my friend. However, as we stepped into his small, rough house for lunch, his small children were hiding and, as he came in the door, they tumbled out of their hiding places attacking him with squeals and giggles. He rolled around on the Â” oor, playing with them, as his wife set the table. He complimented his wife on her cooking and her love for him showed through her smile and the sparkle in her eyes. In contrast, I went to help another man, well educated and highly respected in the community. We worked with the few cattle he had on his hobby farm. He was impatient with his children and short with his wife when she asked him when he would be ready for lunch. After we Â“ nished and we stepped into his large, beautiful house, his children hid from him in their rooms and his wife trembled nervously when he was angry because dinner was not ready immediately. My wife gently reminds me that sometimes when I work outside, my demeanor changes and I am impatient and hard to work with. As I saw the contrast between these two men and thought about my own deÂ“ ciencies, I Michelle Malkin Creators SyndicateIf a private health insurer had engaged in the kind of criminal obstruction that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been tied to in her home state of Kansas, it would be a federal case. Instead, itÂs a non-story in the Washington press. Nothing to see here. Move along. On Monday, a district judge in the SunÂ” ower State suspended court proceedings in a high-proÂ“ le criminal case against the abortion racketeers of Planned Parenthood. World Magazine, a Christian news publication, reported on new bombshell court Â“ lings showing that Kansas health o cials Âshredded documents related to felony charges the abortion giant faces.ÂŽ World Magazine reported: Â e health department failed to disclose that fact for six years, until it was forced to do so in the current felony case over whether it manufactured client records.ÂŽ e records are at the heart of the fraud case against Planned Parenthood. Kansas health bureaucrats now shrug that the destruction of these key documents -which they sheepishly admitted had Âcertain idiosyncrasiesÂŽ -was Âroutine.ÂŽ Who oversaw the agency accused of destroying the evidence six years ago? Sebelius. As governor of Kansas, Sebelius fought transparency motions in the proceedings tooth and nail for years. Prosecutors allege a longrunning heinous cover-up to manufacture false records of patients who had late-term abortions -and to whitewash Planned ParenthoodÂs systemic failures to report child rape. Former GOP state Attorney General Phill KlineÂs investigation turned up massive discrepancies in reported child rape statistics compared to Planned Parenthood and the late late-term abortionist George TillerÂs bogus claims. Planned Parenthood of Overland Park and Tiller together performed abortions on 166 girls aged 14 and under and only reported one each to authorities. So, 164 cases of underage rape or statutory rape went unreported and were not investigated by authorities. Where is Joe Biden to decry actual rape atrocities and Nancy Pelosi to decry dire hazards to womenÂs health when we need them? A Kansas district judge found probable cause of criminality in the abortion providersÂ records; another district judge found probable cause to believe Planned Parenthood committed 107 criminal acts. SebeliusÂ response? A bloody ideological soul mate of TillerÂs, she launched a vengeful witch-hunt against Kline. e state ethics board accused him of lying. e left-wing state Supreme Court Sebelius appointed stymied KlineÂs subpoenas and appeals. Kline was cleared of all ethics violations. In fact, for 20 full months, the stateÂs disciplinary board for lawyers suppressed an internal investigative report concluding there was zero probable cause to justify the ethics complaints. Where thereÂs obstructionist smoke, thereÂs corruption Â“ re. Under SebeliusÂ watch as governor, an inspector general also reported that her appointed health policy board had Âapplied pressure to alter an audit report, restricted access to legal advice and threatened to Â“ re her for meeting independently with legislators,ÂŽ according to the Topeka CapitalJournal. Entirely Â“ tting, of course. e war on whistleblowers and inspectors general has been a hallmark of the current White House. And the radically pro-abortion rights Sebelius has ruled ruthlessly from her Beltway perch: policing citizen critics of Obamacare through a taxpayer-funded Internet snitch brigade; threatening private companies and insurers who have increased rates to cope with Obamacare coverage mandates; lashing out at newspapers who dare report on the costly consequences of the federal law. As she bullies private companies to meet discriminatory and arbitrary disclosure demands, Sebelius has yet to be held accountable for overseeing state government agencies that conspired to hide the deadly truth about the Big Government/Big Abortion alliance from taxpayers. Like her boss in Washington, SebeliusÂ political playbook has a single page: Destroy the messenger. .Michelle Malkin is the author of ÂCulture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & CroniesÂŽ (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is email@example.com. COPYRIGHT 2011 CREATORS.COM LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. 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Among the favorite sloppy words used by the shrill mobs in the streets is ÂWall Street greed.ÂŽ But even if you think people in Wall Street, or anywhere else, are making more money than they deserve, ÂgreedÂŽ is no explanation whatever. ÂGreedÂŽ says how much you want. But you can become the greediest person on earth and that will not increase your pay in the slightest. It is what other people pay you that increases your income. If the government has been sending too much of the taxpayersÂ money to people in Wall Street -or anywhere else -then the irresponsibility or corruption of politicians is the problem. ÂOccupy Wall StreetÂŽ hooligans should be occupying Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Maybe some of the bankers or Â“ nanciers should have turned down the millions and billions that politicians were o ering them. But sainthood is no more common in Wall Street than on Pennsylvania Avenue -or in the media or academia, for that matter. Actually, some banks did try to refuse the government bailout money, to avoid the interference with their business that they knew would come with it. But the feds insisted -and federal regulatorsÂ power to create big Â“ nancial problems for banks made it hard to say no. e feds made them an o er they couldnÂt refuse. People who cannot distinguish between democracy and mob rule may fall for the idea that the hooligans in the street represent the 99 percent who are protesting about the ÂgreedÂŽ of the one percent. But these hooligans are less than one percent and they are grossly violating the rights of vastly larger numbers of people who have to put up with their trashing of the streets by day and their noise that keeps working people awake at night. As for the Âtop one percentÂŽ in income that attract so much attention, angst and denunciation, there is always going to be a top one percent, unless everybody has the same income. at top one percent has no more monopoly on sainthood or villainy than people in any other bracket. Moreover, that top one percent does not consist of the Âmillionaires and billionairesÂŽ that Barack Obama talks about. You donÂt even have to make half a million dollars to be in the top one percent. Moreover, this is not an enduring class of people. Nor are people in other income brackets. Most of the people in the top one percent at any given time are there for only one year. Anyone who sells an average home in San Francisco can get into the top one percent in income -for that year. Other one-time spikes in income account for most of the people in that top one percent. But such plain facts carry little weight amid the heady rhetoric and mindless emotions of the mob and the media.To Â“ nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www.tsowell. com. COPYRIGHT 2011 CREATORS.COM continued on page 5
The Levy County Journal 5ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Will IrbyÂ’s Florida StoriesIllustration by Alexander Key Last WeekÂ’s Crossword For this weekÂs Word Search answers, visit our Web site at www.levyjournalonline.com Click on the Brain Teaser tab to Â“ nd the link to our answers. Acted Addressed At Ax Bay Be Bid Bill Bold Box Broke Bud Bulb By Chip Cigar Conclusions Containers Cow Crisper Die DonÂt Due Dune Enormous Event Fail Fork Fur Glide Go Harm Has Hay Hem Hot Inch IsnÂt It Knelt Leads Local Map Men Mobs Mrs My Name Nap Nearer Net New Noon Nuts Oar Odd Of Olive One Ore Our Owl Own Pig Pin Pulp Purse Raise Ram Real Roast Rod Word SearchLast WeekÂ’s Word SearchPart One From far across the burnt pasture at dusk she saw the lean Â“ gure of a man coming, him and the mule, a single plodding silhouette against the distant purple tree line. He held his hat to his head against the crisp wind that snatched and popped the bed sheets she was taking from a line. A younger sister was helping. When she saw the boy turning down the lane to the old house in the barren Â“ eld, she ran inside to announce that someone was coming to call. A young man, not much more than a boy, tied his reins to the handrail and mounted the steps soberly to the uneven porch. Her father was waiting behind the screened door in his undershirt, faded suspenders hanging loose o his shoulders. Her mother came up next with the younger sisters wedging in. e boy spoke Â“ rst, his hat in his hand: ÂMr. Colbern,ÂŽ he said as deeply as he could, ÂIÂm Enoch Leighton. I believe you know me. IÂve got a job at the Grove sawmill, four acres and a house standing on the Waccasassa. I come to ask you, I come about marrinÂ Lani to be my wife.ÂŽ Colbern didnÂt speak immediately. He studied the boy as if to adjust his vision to see not a boy before him, but a man. His wife put her hand on her husbandÂs thick shoulder and the three girls, tow-headed as their older sister, looked at each other as if the caller had just spoken in a foreign language. Lani had come up behind with the wash basket in her arms, listening. Her expression was, as Enoch would later describe it, ÂÂƒlike a gal somewhere between falling and landing.ÂŽ Enoch Leighton and Lani Colbern had only met at the camp meeting when Pastor Garvey came to the hillock of oaks at Mossy Pond each month. Some meetings went for a week and as many as several hundred might gather for services and baptisms. In the recent year, neither the Colbern nor Leighton families had missed a meeting. Somehow Enoch always seemed to end up close by Lani. He was standing next to her on a Sunday when the senatorÂs daughter said to Lani, ÂYou wear that same dress every meeting. Is that the only one you got?ÂŽ Enoch wanted to bust the girl, but stood in for Lani by replying, ÂShe wears that dress Âcause I like it, and itÂs a perfectly Â“ ne dress and sheÂs a sight prettier in it than you are.ÂŽ e other girl turned in her petticoats and marched o in a snit. en one day the two came to be the last ones sitting on a low growing oak limb that served as a gathering place for the younger folk at the meetings. Enoch slid closer and though thereÂd not been any encouragement from Lani, he reached out and put his hand atop hers. As if by reÂ” ex the girl snatched her frail arm away, and then in the next instant put it back without looking at Enoch at all. ey sat like that for a long time listening to the singing before either spoke. To EnochÂs surprise and relief, it was Lani who spoke Â“ rst: ÂI think my handÂs goinÂ to sleep.ÂŽÂMine too, Enoch said, Âbut I donÂt wantÂer move it.ÂŽ ey both laughed aloud and it was the Â“ rst time they had laughed together from their hearts. So this was how their courtship began, and to the day Enoch stood before LaniÂs father, it was as intimately as they had ever touched. In May of that year, Lani climbed on the back of the mule behind Enoch. She had the whole of her personal possessions in a Â” our sack tote. Among these were two sheets and two pillowcases. Her mother had embroidered on each a leafy line of purple morning glories, her favorite Â” ower. In the pocket of LaniÂs plain cotton dress was a small leather pouch with a Â“ ve-dollar gold piece from her father. ey rode out the lane then, Lani looking back but once to see her mother and three sisters watching, waving from the rickety porch. e couple turned back to the south on the sand road and the sturdy mule bore them down toward Bronson.When they got to the courthouse in town, Enoch watered and tied the mule and they went inside to be married by the judge. He wasnÂt there, the judgeÂs secretary told them. In fact, he was in Gainesville where he might be for the rest of the week holding court for an ailing judge. In exasperation Enoch explained their purpose. e secretary put down her pen and looked squarely at the rawboned, plain folk before her, each clear-eyed and earnest. Seeing that the two were more frightened of not being married than they were of the matrimonial for which theyÂd come, she asked that they wait. ey sat on a long bench in the cool corridor outside the judgeÂs o ce, EnochÂs hand over LaniÂs as it had been that day on the oak limb. After a while Enoch said, ÂIf we donÂt get married, I reckon IÂll have to take you back to your daddy Âtil we can.ÂŽ Lani looked at him silently. Her eyes were wet and she turned her hand under his until their Â“ ngers entwined. Presently the secretary returned with an old man bent with age wearing a rumpled suit and leather slippers. is was Estes Cribs who had a small newspaper o ce and print shop across the street. He was also a justice of the peace, the secretary explained. So in the judgeÂs chambers, with the secretary as witness, Estes Cribs married Enoch Leighton and Lani Colbern, pronouncing them before God by the power vested in him by the State of Florida, man and wife. Hours later when they came to the gate of EnochÂs place on the Waccasassa, Lani saw morning glory vines growing on the lightered gatepost. She told him then about her favorite Â” owers and the bed linens that were their wedding gift. ÂSeems like that Âorter be a good sign,ÂŽ Enoch announced, helping his wife down from the sweating mule. ÂI believe in things like that myself.ÂŽ ey surveyed the place together from the gate. e small, unpainted house in which his grandmother had died was weathered gray. It had a rock chimney and an irregular thatch of mossy, cypress shingles over the roof. Out from the house was a weedy Â“ eld of almost two A Bottle of Rain Based on True Levy County LivesRuin Saw Scare See She Sir So Spot Steps Stolen Sun Talked Tea Tend Tiny Tip Tug Turn Up Vine Were Wonacres framed, along with the house and sandy yard, by the rick-rack of a rail fence. Lani followed Enoch out into the Â“ eld. ÂWere going to plant here,ÂŽ Enoch said wistfully. ÂSee this is good land here, good for growing. I done talked to Mr. McNulty at the store across from the mill. He told me okra.ÂŽ ÂOkra?ÂŽ Lani asked plaintively. ÂI donÂt care none for okra.ÂŽ ÂMe neither,ÂŽ Enoch reassured her, Âbut itÂs harder to come by and pays best by the bushel come summer. DonÂt anybody want to mess with it really.ÂŽ Lani kept her total dread of okra to herself, and turned back toward the house. Enoch showed how he had washed and scrubbed the Â” oor planking and swept the walls. Inside she saw a wood stove and a steamer trunk in which Enoch kept his clothes. Sunlight lay in pin stripes over the sparse furnishings. Near the washbasin on a Â” at timber counter was a pie safe with a tin front. ere was a table with three chairs. Enoch showed her then where the additional room (an alcove really) had been added and he pulled back the drape to reveal a metal bed. at night they fried bacon and sliced potatoes garnished with canned tomatoes. Used to cooking for himself, Enoch helped Lani at the stove. is seemed odd to Lani whose father had never cooked or tended the kitchen or any other household a airs. ey sat across from each other for their humble wedding feast. Enoch said a blessing, as theyÂd been taught. After dinner they fussed about making what they could of their household, then each went separately to bed. Lani had gone Â“ rst, slipping modestly behind the drape to slide under the sheets in her Â” annel nightshirt. en Enoch came and lay in his underwear beneath the sheet beside her, looking up into the dark for what seemed to each a long time. en EnochÂs hand found hers. After a while, Lani asked softly, ÂHave you never said out right to a girl that you love her?ÂŽ Enoch lay quietly. Squeezing her hand gently, he answered haltingly, ÂHave you Â… to anybody?ÂŽ ÂI love my husband,ÂŽ Lani said quickly. ÂIÂm your husband!ÂŽ Enoch exclaimed, sitting upright in the bed. ÂI know,ÂŽ she said. ÂIÂm glad.ÂŽ ÂMe, too,ÂŽ Enoch replied, settling down beside her. ÂIÂm sure Ânu glad. I donÂt know why I didnÂt say it outright before. I think I didnÂt know just how.ÂŽ e scent of something sweet, honeysuckle perhaps, wafted by. ÂI do Â… love you, Lani,ÂŽ he whispered with his lips brushing her hollow cheek, his hand resting on her rawboned hip, Âand IÂm proud I do.ÂŽ e next morning, Enoch was up before daylight and made co ee. Lani, a sheet wrapped around her, found him resting his shoulder against one of the squared timber columns out on the porch. He smiled softly, almost shyly. With the su use glory of Â“ rst light had come the dawning of an irrevocable bond formed during the night before. Lani rested her head against his other shoulder. A few moments later there was the sound of wagons coming up the road. Men were talking in the early dawn as they passed outside their gate. One wagon was loaded with black men, the other with big barrels, with a rider on a pale horse trailing behind them. When the rider got to their gate, he stopped and turned his horse toward the porch Â… a gaunt looking man, dressed in dark clothing, wearing a campaign hat as men had worn in the Great War. Lani could see that his swarthy face was pocked and marred. He sat motionless, leaning on his saddle horn leering at them both. en he sat up straight, the horse snorted and he touched the brim of his hat with two Â“ ngers. ÂDay to you!ÂŽ he called out in a deep rasp of voice. Enoch didnÂt answer. Lani, who had obscured herself behind her husband as the rider turned, whispered, ÂWho is he?ÂŽ e riderÂs face tightened and he spat as he rode on after the men in the wagons. When all were out of sight, their voices lost in the vast terrain pineland over the rise, she asked again. Â ey call him Captain Agner,ÂŽ Enoch said, tossing the last of his co ee to the calla lilies by the steps. Â em is turpentiners. He runs that crew for Mr. Mulray. Mulray owns all that pineland yonder near back to Bronson. HeÂs a bad man, that Captain Agner, Lani. Bad as they come. I donÂt never, ever want him near you.ÂŽ e sun broke through the trees then and Lani saw in the low mist the blush of morning glories, full and lush over the gatepost. ÂLook,ÂŽ she said, Âthere they are, like purple angels guarding our gate.ÂŽ Â atÂs a pretty thought,ÂŽ Enoch Leighton said. Continued next week. Contact Ren today for advertising rates and monthly specials at email@example.com or call 352-490-4462 .Get the word out FAST FAST Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Florida Archives Florida Archives
The Levy County Journal6ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Secretary of State Kurt Browning today announced the launch of Culture Builds Florida, an initiative to help promote FloridaÂs arts and cultural communities while highlighting their economic beneÂ“ ts. Led by the Florida Department of StateÂs Division of Cultural A airs, the mission of Culture Builds Florida ÂCulture Builds FloridaÂ Campaign Promotes Florida Arts Communities is to create better awareness of how arts and culture help create a vibrant and thriving Florida. According to a study by Americans for the Arts, arts and culture o er signiÂ“ cant beneÂ“ ts to the State of Florida, including an annual economic impact of $3 billion, a $5 to $1 return on investment for state dollars and more than 88,000 full time equivalent jobs each year. Culture Builds Florida will o er a platform for the arts and cultural communities in Florida to promote these beneÂ“ ts, as well as the traditional aesthetic beneÂ“ ts of arts and culture, which will ultimately lead to more jobs and an increase in arts and cultural tourism. For more information about Culture Builds Florida and to show your support for arts and culture, please visit www. culturebuildsÂ” orida.org. e Florida Department of StateÂs Division of Cultural A airs is FloridaÂs legislatively designated state arts agency. e division promotes the arts and culture as essential to quality of life for all Floridians. To achieve its mission, the division funds and supports cultural programs that provide artistic excellence, diversity, education, access and economic vitality for FloridaÂs communities. To learn more about the division and its programs, visit www.Â” orida-arts.org. ÂA for ScienceÂ Program Expands Statewide e Florida Museum of Natural History is expanding its popular ÂA for ScienceÂŽ program statewide. Elementary, middle and high school students in Florida who receive an ÂAÂ or ÂSÂ grade in science can present their latest report card for free admission to the ButterÂ” y Rainforest with a paid regular price adult admission. e o er is valid until the next report cards are issued. A student receiving another ÂAÂ or ÂSÂ grade on their next report card would again qualify for the o er through the end of the following grading period. Â ÂA for ScienceÂ is such a popular program that we decided it should not be limited to just a few counties,ÂŽ said Jaret Daniels, Florida Museum assistant director of exhibits and public programs. ÂWe want to showcase the importance of science statewide, encourage students to do well in school and reward them for receiving outstanding grades.ÂŽ e program was available to students in Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, Putnam and Union counties in 2010. e ButterÂ” y Rainforest is a 6,400-square-foot, lush, tropical garden with hundreds of living butterÂ” ies from around the world, including 60 to 80 di erent species at any given time. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. is o er has no cash value and cannot be combined with other o ers or discounts. ButterÂ” y Rainforest admission is $10.50 for adults ($9 Fla. residents) and $6 for ages 3-17. For more information about this promotion or other museum events, visit www.Â” mnh.uÂ” .edu or call 352-8462000. e museum is located near the intersection of Southwest 34th Street and Hull Road in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza in Gainesville. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. AmericaÂs newest polar-orbiting satellite roared into orbit this morning, setting the stage for enhanced weather data NOAA scientists will use to develop life-saving severe weather forecasts days in advance. e NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force, Calif., at 2:48 a.m. PDT aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. At approximately 3:45 a.m. PDT, the spacecraft separated from the Delta II to the delight of NOAA and NASA o cials. NPP is a NASA Earth-observing satellite and features Â“ ve new instruments that will collect more detailed information about EarthÂs atmosphere, land and oceans. NASA will use NPP as a research mission, while NOAA will use the data for short and long-term weather forecasting and environmental monitoring. Â is year has been one for the record books for severe weather,ÂŽ said Dr. Jane Lubchenco, under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator. Â e need for improved data from NPP and the next generation satellite system under development by NASA and NOAA has never been greater. ey will enhance our ability to alert the public with as much lead time as possible.ÂŽ In 2011, data from polar-orbiting satellites like NPP allowed emergency managers and communities to prepare for severe weather events. Five days before a destructive and deadly tornado outbreak in Alabama and parts of the Southeast in April, NOAA forecasters were able to see the early atmospheric signs of the storm system developing and issue timely warnings. NPP will orbit Earth every 102 minutes, Â” ying 512 miles above the surface, monitoring atmospheric conditions below. e Â“ rst of the NPP data will become available in about 90 days and begin replacing data from the NOAA-19 satellite in the afternoon orbit, passing over the United States during full daylight hours. NPP is also the bridge that links NOAAÂs current polar-orbiting satellites to the next generation of advanced spacecraft called the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), which is currently set to launch in late 2016, pending funding. NPP will test how the new instruments perform before they are formally added to the JPSS satellites. NOAAÂs Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland, Md., will process and distribute the data from NPP. e originally planned launch of JPSS has been setback due to delays in funding over the past couple of years. is means there will be a data gap between the time NPP begins to degrade from the harsh space environment and the time JPSS is succsessfully placed into operation. e length of that gap depends on future years funding and the agency remains optimistic that current year Congressional support will carry over into a Â“ nal appropriation and outyear funding. NOAAÂs mission is to understand and predict changes in the EarthÂs environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and to conserve and manage our coastal and marine resources. Join us on Facebook, Twitter and our other social media channels. On the web: NOAA: www.noaa.gov NPP: http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/npp_launch.htmlNationÂs Newest Environmental Satellite Successfully LaunchedIn concluding OctoberÂs Energy Awareness Month, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) urges consumers to learn the di erence between a ÂwattÂŽ and a Âlumen,ÂŽ since labels for energy-saving bulbs soon will use lumens, instead of watts, as the measure of a light bulbÂs brightness. Consumers have long relied on the term ÂwattsÂŽ to help them choose the right bulb for their indoor and outdoor lights. Watts refer to how much energy a bulb uses when lit, but lumens measure the amount of light produced by a bulb. With todayÂs more e cient lighting options (such as LEDs), a bulb with a lower wattage can actually have a much higher lumen output. Lighting packaging will now indicate the lumens produced by a bulb. PSC Chairman Art Graham said, ÂLight bulb shopping will be easier because consumers will have apple-to-apple comparisons, equating the bulbÂs watts usage with its lumen output on the package. Consumers will not have di culty selecting the appropriate bulb brightness for their lighting needs.ÂŽ e Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has mandated packaging changes for all light bulbs, simplifying and standardizing the di erences in light bulb output. e labels for energy-saving bulbs--similar to the nutritional facts labels on food--are to appear on all bulb packages by January 2012, as traditional incandescent bulbs are eliminated. According to the FTCÂs Web site (www.fcc.gov), the new labels will Âinclude a light bulb's brightness, energy cost, life, light appearance, and wattage. In addition, the principal display panel on the front of packaging will include the estimated yearly energy cost for each bulb.ÂŽ Consumer tips from the U.S. Department of EnergyÂs Energy E ciency and Renewable Energy Web site are located at http://www.eere.energy.gov.Watts Up with Looming Lumens?O cially, itÂs Manatee Awareness Month in the state of Florida. Governor Rick Scott recently signed the proclamation, thereby continuing a vital time-honored tradition undertaken by FloridaÂs governors to o cially proclaim November as Manatee Awareness Month. A primary purpose of this designation is to heighten public awareness about the importance of protecting FloridaÂs o cial marine mammal, which the proclamation states, is Âa distinctive and valuable beloved natural resource,ÂŽ and further declares that Âmanatees face the risk of extinction due to human related threats including the loss of warm water winter habitat.ÂŽ Patrick Rose, Executive Director of Save the Manatee Club, is grateful to Governor Scott for supporting the need to safeguard the well-being of FloridaÂs endangered manatees. e Club o ers a variety of ways for the public to be directly involved with manatee protection. Free public awareness waterway signage, banners, boat decals, and educational posters are produced by the Club. e bright yellow waterproof banner which boldly cautions, ÂPlease Slow: Manatees Below,ÂŽ can assist in warning boaters to slow down for manatees who may be present. Shoreline property signs and matching boat decals are also available. Both feature the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionÂs hotline number (1-888-404-3922) for reporting sick and injured manatees. Boater and diver awareness posters are also available to dive shops, marinas, businesses, visitor centers, classrooms and libraries. Familyfriendly 2-foot by 3-foot outdoor signs are produced by the Club and distributed to state, municipal, and county parks; marinas; and other sites where human/ manatee interactions can be a problem. Requests for the free banners, signs, decals, and posters can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling toll free at 1-800-432-JOIN (5646). ÂManatee Awareness Month helps to save manatee lives,ÂŽ says Rose. ÂWe must continue to expand e orts to raise awareness about the presence of manatees in our waters and to reach more people, in Florida and outside the state, about how to help prevent manatee injuries and deaths. Our behavior has a direct impact on the manateeÂs survival, and the publicÂs ongoing participation in manatee conservation is essential for the welfare and protection of the species.ÂŽ For more information on endangered manatees, the Adopt-A-Manatee program, or to sign up for the ClubÂs free e-newsletter, visit the ClubÂs website at www.savethemanatee. org. Manatee Awareness Month Proclamation Signed by Governor Scott
The Levy County Journal 7ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEVY LAND TRANSACTIONSTransaction Code: AAA -Agree Additional Advances, AAssignment, AAD -Assign Agree Deed, ACT -Amended Certi cate of Title, AD -Agree Deed, AI -Assumption of Indebtedness, AM -Assignment of Mrtg, CD -Correctory Deed, CT -Certi cate of Title, D -Deed, E -Easement, FJDX -Final Judgment Divorce X, MMA -Mrtg Modify Agreement, NL -Notice of Limitation, PX -Probate X, QCD -Quit Claim Deed, TD -Tax Deed, TBRD -Timber Deed, ROWD -Right of Way Deed, WD -Warranty Deed For further research go to the Property Appraisers website athttp://www.levypa.com/. By Jill Cooper and Tawra Kellamhttp://www.LivingOnADime.com Here are some tips for using all of that extra Halloween Candy! To prevent sugar shock, have a big bag of popcorn waiting when everyone comes back from Trick or Treating. ItÂs easy to Â“ x and will counteract some of the sweet stu You can freeze candy up to a year in the freezer. DonÂt forget to buy discounted Halloween candy for Christmas stockings and parties. Most kids donÂt care if their Christmas candy is orange and black or if it has silver and gold wrappers instead of red and green. Use leftover Halloween candy in Christmas baking and for making gingerbread houses. Use grated or chopped chocolate in place of chocolate chi ps in cookies. It is easier to cut candy into pieces if you freeze it Â“ rst. Break ButterÂ“ nger candy bars into peanut butter cookie dough. Sprinkle chopped chocolates on a white or chocolate frosted cake or use them to top ice cream and cheesecake. Mix leftover chopped chocolates into cake mixes. When making cupcakes, decorate the tops with one HersheyÂs kiss or a mini candy bar. Pour some leftover candy into a basket or pretty bowl to give to someone for a special gift. Even a Christmas bag full of an assortment of candies would be a gift that would delight anyone Â… kids, adults, co-workers or neighbors. When making apple butter, instead of your usual spices use 1/2 cup red cinnamon candies and 1 Tbsp. cinnamon for every 10 cups apples and your regular amount of sugar. We talk a lot about what to do with leftover candy but donÂt forget you can also do nothing with it but eat it! :) :) Âƒ my favorite thing! Stockpile bags of candy to use for school parties, birthday parties and so on. In my case, I have a huge candy jar I keep full for when the grandkids come to visit. I can go through pounds of it that way. It keeps forever so donÂt feel that you have to hurry and use it. One reader, Karen, says, "After the kids are done Halloweening, I grab 24 candies for each child (I have 4) to save for a countdown to Christmas instead of buying the calendars in the stores. I usually keep them in a bag but you can get the kids to decorate shoe boxes or stick the candy to a calendar with tape." Here are some leftover candy recipes for you to try: Stained Glass Cookies Cut a hole in the center of rolled out sugar cookie dough. Place a hard colored candy into the center. Bake as usual. e candies will create a stained glass look.Candy Bar Milkshakes 1 cup mini candy bars, chopped 2 cups (1 pint) ice cream (chocolate or vanilla) 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 1 1/4 cups milk Chop candies in a food processor. ey are easier to chop if they are partially frozen. Add the rest of the ingredients. Mix until blended. is makes a thick shake. Add 1/4 cup milk for a thinner shake. Makes 2 milkshakes. Chocolate Chip Candy Bar Cookies 45 mini HersheyÂs candy bars 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 3 cups Â” our Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Chop candy bars. Cream butter and sugars in a bowl. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend well. Fold in candy bar pieces. Scoop batter onto a greased cookie sheet with a teaspoon. Bake 9-11 minutes until golden. Let rest on cookie sheet 2 minutes before moving to a cooling rack. Cool completely. Makes 2-3 dozen. Jill Cooper and Tawra Kellam publish the website www. 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The Levy County Journal8ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 COMMUNITY NEWS CONTRIBUTORSEver had a hankering to be a crime reporter? Are you drawn to getting information about events and news in your area?The Levy County Journal would like to hear from you.Write your stories our stories. You donÂ’t have to have a degree in journalism, just a nose for interesting happenings in Levy County. Just contact us at 490-4462 or e-mail editor@ levyjournal.com and help us be your community bulletin board to the rest of Levy County.LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Regular Meeting, September 19,2011 e Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 19, 20 II at 6:30 PM in e Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present: Chairman Danny Stevens Comm. Ryan Bell Comm. Chad Johnson Comm. Marsha Drew Also present were: Clerk of Court Danny J. Shipp County Attorney Anne Bast Brown County Coordinator Fred Moody Assistant to the County Coordinator Dick Tummond Comm. Stevens called the meeting to order at 6:32 P.M. Sheri Johnny Smith gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. PUBLIC HEARING Set Millage Mrs. Rees stated the Board has adopted a tentative millage rate of 8.0614, which is the rolled back rate. e Board is presented with Resolution 2011-53 to adopt this rate. Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience to speak for or against the proposed millage rate. For: Sheri Smith asked Board to leave the millage rate as it has been set at 8.0614 as he has already had to lay employees of and will have to make further cuts if the millage is reduced. George Shenya stated he is a retired Â“ re Â“ ghter having recently moved to Morriston from Massachusetts. He asked the Board to keep the millage rate which has been set and not to lower it. He does not want to see services cut. Against Renate Cannon asked the Commissioners to lower the millage rate back to last yearÂs rate and stated she does not want them to raise the millage rate. Dana She eld from Fanning Springs agreed with Mrs. Cannon and asked the Commissioners to keep the millage rate the same as last year and not to raise it. Barney Cannon asked the Commissioners to lower the millage rate to where people will pay no more than last year. Comm. Stevens closed the public hearing. Comm. Drew made a motion to keep the millage rate at 7.4212, the same as this current year. Second was made by Comm. Johnson. After discussion, Comm. Stevens called a recess of the meeting at 7: 18 P.M. e meeting reconvened at 7:22 P.M. Mrs. Rees stated if the millage rate of 7.4212 is adopted, it will reÂ” ect a reduction from the rolled back rate of 8.0614 mills by 7.94% Comm. Drew amended her motion to insert the new Â“ gures as stated by Mrs. Rees into Resolution 2011Â€53. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the votes were cast as follows; Yes No Comm. Drew Comm. Bell Comm. Johnson Comm. Stevens e MOTION DOES NOT PASS. After discussion, Comm. Bell made a motion to adopt the current proposed millage rate of 8.06 14 reÂ” ected in Resolution 2011Â€53. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the votes were cast as follows: Yes No Comm. Bell Comm. Drew Comm. Stevens Comm. Johnson e MOTION DOES NOT PASS. Comm. Johnson made a motion to adopt the millage rate of 7.8114 which is a reduction of 1/4 mill. Second was made by Comm. Stevens after he passed the gavel to Comm. Johnson. e votes were cast as follows: Yes No Comm. Bell Comm. Drew Comm. Stevens Comm. Johnson e MOTION CARRIES. e meeting recessed at 7:51 P.M. e meeting reconvened at 8:02 P.M. Mrs. Rees stated the adopted millage rate of 7.8 114 for Â“ scal year 2011-2012, is less than the rolled back rate of 8.061 4 mills by 3.10%. Comm. Johnson made a motion to adopt Resolution 2011-53 with the millage rate of 7.8 114. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the votes were cast as follows: Yes No Comm. Bell Comm. Drew Comm. Stevens Comm. Johnson Adopt Budget for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Mrs. Rees states the advertised budget of $59,23 1,955 will now be reduced. Additional amendments which Mrs. Rees asked the Board to consider are as follows: 2 resignations from the General Fund totaling $78,580. Reduction in Personnel Services and increase in Training by $500 in the BOCC Admin. Department. Reduction in Personnel Services by $42,705 in the Parks Department. Increased Repairs and Major Improvements by $78,580 in the BOCC Operations Department. Road Department is now paving CR 316, so there will not be as much money carried forward, resulting in an estimated reduction in the grant of $308,806. Two line item transfers in the EMS Grant, increasing Training by $741 and decreasing Training in their regular department by $741. e net amount with these budget changes is a reduction of $308,806. Comm. Johnson made a motion to accept the budget changes as presented. Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES. Mrs. Rees stated this will change the total general Revenue budget to $22,867,609. e total budget amount with the change in the millage rate will be $58,511,955. Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience to speak regarding the proposed budget. Dr. Maggie Lombarda from Meridian Behavioral Healthcare requested the Board to reconsider the reduction in their budget request stating they provide a needed service for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assistance for Levy County residents. She asked the Board to keep their funding the same as last year or, to at least keep their reduction the same as other departments. Dana She eld and Bob Curr from Fanning Springs both stated they are in favor of the Board adopting the proposed budget. George Shenya requested the Board keep public safety at top priority with the proposed reduction in budget. Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 201154 adopting the proposed 2011-2012 Â“ scal year budget of $58,511,955. Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the votes were cast as follows: Yes No Comm. Bell Comm. Drew Comm. Stevens Comm. Johnson e MOTION CARRI ES. After discussion, the Commissioners decided to keep funding for Meridian Behavioral Healthcare the same as it was adopted two weeks ago. Second Public Hearing on Ordinance 2011-05 Repealing and Amending Levy County Code Sections Relating to Firearms. Adopt Ordin ance Atty. Brown presented Ordinance 2011-05 for Board approval, repealing and amending Levy County Code Sections relating to Â“ rearms. Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone to speak for or against the proposed Ordinance. ere was none. Comm. Johnson made a motion to adopt Ordinance 2011-05 as presented by Atty. Brown. Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES. THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:32 P.M. ATTEST: Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEVY COUNTY, FL Chairman, Danny Stevensremembered a quote from Elbert HubbardÂs Scrapbook, Â e place to take the true measure of a man is not in the darkest place or in the amen corner, not the cornÂ“ eld, but by his own Â“ reside. ere he lays aside his mask and you may learn whether he is an imp or an angel, cur or King, hero or humbug. I care not what the world says of him: whether it crowns him boss or pelts him with bad eggs. I care not a copper what his reputation or his religion may be: if his babies dread his homecoming and his better half swallows her heart every time she has to ask for a Â“ ve dollar bill, he is a fraud of the Â“ rst water, even though he prays night and morning until he is black in the face...But if his children rush to the front door to meet him and loveÂs sunshine illuminates the face of his wife every time she hears his footfall, you can take it for granted that he is pure, for his home is a heaven...I can forgive much in that fellow mortal who would rather make men swear than women weep; who would rather have the hate of the whole world than the contempt of his wife; who would rather call anger to the eyes of a king than fear to the face of a child.ÂŽ IÂm glad My wife still wants to sit on the same pew as me, but if the time comes that she leaves the truck and walks back to the house, I hope I am man enough to go apologize.Daris Howard, awardwinning, syndicated columnist and playwright, is author of ÂSuper Cowboy Rides.ÂŽ His website at www.darishoward. comTime To Apologize continued from page 4 310 Dock Street, Cedar Key 352-543-5738 ALL YOU CAN EAT SEAFOOD ALL DAY EVERY DAY Banquet Facilities Available! 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Following welcoming remarks and a Â” ag raising ceremony to o cially christen the new resource center, guests will be able to tour the 4,500-square-foot facility, meet sta and learn more about employment services as well as have the opportunity to register with Employ Florida, the stateÂs premier online job bank. In addition, free workshops will take place throughout the day:9:30 a.m. Why you need to stand out in the new world of work 10:30 a.m. e Employ Florida Marketplace and your job campaign1:30 p.m. Identifying your interests and transferable skills2:30 p.m. Your job search and targeted resume development3:30 p.m. Preparing for your next interview Workforce Connection services for job candidates feature oneon-one career consulting; online job listings and referrals; use of computers, printers, faxes, copiers and phones; resume writing and job readiness assistance; job fairs; help securing Â“ nancial aid for training or retraining; and career and workforce information. Employment services for veterans are also available year round. Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists and Local Veterans Employment (LVE) representatives provide priority services to veterans, including job placement, information about the local job market, assessments, referrals and help securing funds to complete training or retraining. Services for Employers include business consultant assistance and workforce intelligence; job postings and recruitment; customized, onsite job fairs at corporate or Workforce locations as well as targeted industry marketplaces; employee training and grants; Â“ nancial incentives; and candidate screening and assessment.
The Levy County Journal 9ANovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 SudokuFor this weekÂs crossword puzzle answers, visit our Web site at www.levyjournalonline.com Click on the Brain Teaser tab to Â“ nd the answers. Last weekÂ’s Sudoku 115 NOTICES125 SERVICES 135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 440 VACANT LAND FOR SALE 500 FOR SALE500 FOR SALE Classifieds ADVERTISER NOTICE Â— The Levy County Journal does not endorse, promote or encourage the purchase or sale of any product or service advertised in this newspaper. Advertisements are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. The Levy County Journal hereby disclaims all liability for any damage suffered as the result of any advertisement in this newspaper. The Levy County Journal has the sole authority to edit and locate any classi ed advertisement as deemed appropriate. The Levy County Journal reserves the right to refuse any advertising. --------HAPPY TAILS SOCIAL CLUB Â— Animal and Pet Rescue is now located in the Chie and Flea Market, booth Red 27. Stop by and chat for a bit. 352-493-0252. tfnf --------FREE PREGNANCY TESTS Â— Con dential Harmony Pregnancy & Resource Center. Open Mon.,Tues., Thurs. 11AM6PM Call (352) 493-7773 Harmony pregnancy center PO Box 2557 Chie and,FL. Tfn --------AL-ANON MEETINGS IN WILLISTON Â— Join us for Al-Anon meetings on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Midway Plaza located at 13451 NE Highway 27 Alt. in Williston. 1-800-851-1795. ftfn --------NARCONON Â— a nonpro t public bene t organization that specializes in helping people with drug or alcohol addictions assessments and more than 11,000 local referrals. Call (800) 556-8885 or visit www. drugrehab.net --------AA MEETING Â— FOR INFORMATION CALL NORTH CENTRAL Florida Intergroup Of ce at (352) 372-8091 which is also a 24hour local hotline number. -------ADDICTION RECOVERY MEETING Â— Do you struggle with a Drug or Alcohol addiction? Come to our meeting every Thursday night at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church 7:00 PM Â– Hwy. 340 in Bell, west of 129. Call 386-9352300 or go to www.graceministry.net for more info. TfnfSHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! Â— We move Â’em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. JoeÂ’s Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnApJftfn --------A. D. ANDREWS NURSERY, CHIEFLAND, FLORIDA Â— in business since 1982 in the wholesale nursery trade is now selling and installing shade trees locally. Farms, ranches, homesites, etc. Call our sales of ce at 352-493-2496 for a quote. We install within a 60-mile radius of Chie and, Florida. For availability and photos, visit our website at www. adandrewsnsy.com. TfnAJ --------NEED A FENCE OF ANY KIND? Call Danny, any time. 352-463-1832 or 352493-5345 tfnApJftfn --------L & J LAWN SERVICE Â– Mowing and Trimming. Residential and Commercial. Free Estimates. FREE pickup of scrap metal. (352) 213-2382. tfnJp --------HAIR SALON OPPORTUNITY! Individual to operate Suwannee Valley ShopsÂ’ Quaint single station hair salon. Experience required. Contact Stephanie 352-316-5900 11/3Jb --------GUNS AND CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS: Call (352) 493-4209 for information. 12/22Jp130 FREEFREE MEALS ON WHEELS FOR PETS: Hosted by Happy Tails Social Club. Call for details (352) 493-0252 ftfn135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESFLORIDAÂ’S LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM needs volunteers to join its corps of dedicated advo-cates who protect the rights of elders residing in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The programÂ’s local councils are seeking additional volunteers to identify, investigate and resolve residentsÂ’ concerns. Special training and certi cation is provided. All interested individuals who care about protecting the health, safety, welfare and rights of long-term care facility residents -who often have no one else to advocate for them -are encouraged to call toll-free (888) 831-0404 or visit the programÂ’s Web site at http:// ombudsman.my orida.com. The local council meets at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th Boulevard in Gainesville to discuss the programÂ’s current activities and give the public a chance to provide comments about long-term care facility issues. These public meetings begin at 12:30 p.m. Concerned citizens and those interested in volunteering are welcome to attend. tfnf210 HELP WANTEDALUMINUM PIG WELDER Â– marine applications, able to weld anodized aluminum, experience needed. Call (352) 528-0778 for more information. 11/17J --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $200 and up. 352771-6191. 11/17Jp --------Young local person between 25 and 35 to train for an agricultural sales position! Base salary plus commission. Must be local and have reliable transportation. Must be southern or from an agriculture family. References required. Email resume to lindac@ gatorworks.com or fax to 352-493-2720.400 REAL ESTATEBY OWNERS: 3 bedroom/2 bath on 1 acre with improvements. Priced to sell! Ask about Cash Price. Call (352) 318-9262. 11/10Jp440 VACANT LAND FOR SALELAND FOR SALE: 1 to 2 acre lots; owner nance, easy terms, low down payment, Bronson/Williston areas. 352-472-4977 tfnJp -------2/3 ACRE Â– BRONSON: Beautifully wooded parcel! Just 1 blk off HWY 27. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Only $132/mo. Total $12,900.00. www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 11/17Jp ---------5 ACRES WILLISTON: 6671 NE 131 Ave. WELL SEPTIC & POWER! Gorgeous Oak Shaded Homesite! Fenced! Perfect for Horses! Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! $69,900.00 Only $613/mo www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 11/17Jp ---------1 ACRE IN BRONSON: Beautifully wooded parcel! Nice Neighborhood. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Total $12,900.00 Only $132/mo. www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 11/17Jp ---------4 ACRES WILLISTON: Secluded country setting. Gorgeous Oaks with cleared homesite. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Total $39,900.00 Only $410/mo. www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 11/17Jp ---------1 ACRE MORRISTON: WELL, SEPTIC & POWER ALREADY INSTALLED!! Cleared homesite! Nice Neighborhood. Owner Financing! No Down Payment! $29,900.00. Only 307.56 / mo www. LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352-215-1018. 11/17Jp ---------FOR RENT Â– 150 ACRES +/with improved bahia pasture, good peanut land, NO plastic. $100/acre OBO. In SW Alachua County. (352) 443-9134. 11/24Jp445 WANTED TO BUYJUNK CARS BOUGHT: $150 Â— $1,000. CALL 352453-7159 tfnJp --------BUYING SILVER COINS, Bullion, Silverware, scrap metal. Highest prices paid. Call Dan at (352) 493-0006. 11/3Jp --------CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS. $200 and up. 352771-6191. 11/17Jp500 FOR SALEA. D. ANDREWS NURSERY, CHIEFLAND, FLORIDA Â— in business since 1982 in the wholesale nursery trade is now selling and installing shade trees locally. Farms, ranches, home sites, etc. Call our sales of ce at 352-493-2496 for a quote. We install within a 60-mile radius of Chie and, Florida. For availability and photos, visit our website at www. adandrewsnsy.com. tfnAJ --------LUMBER FOR SALE Â— Pine, cherry and cypress. Call Sammy at (352) 9493222. ptfn ---------BARRELS: Now have screw-top barrels, $20; Metal burn barrels, $10; plastic barrels, $15; open-top plastic barrels, $15; 5-gallon buckets, $1.50. Delivery. 352-486-5860. tfnJp --------DIXIE MONUMENTS: Serving North Central Fla. for over a decade. Featuring beautiful bronze, marble & granite monuments in many colors and styles. Choose from 100s of designs or let us custom design any idea you may have! We have the latest technology in laser etchings and can also inscribe nal dates and lettering at the cemetery. Located at 1471 NE 512 Ave. (behind McCrab church) Hwy 349 Â– 7 miles north of Old Town. Open Tues-Fri 8-4 & Sat. 8-12 or call for after hourÂ’s appt. Toll Free 1-877-542-3432 6/9/12Jp --------BEANIE BABIES & BEANIE BUDDIES. Large collection will sell as a group or individually. Call 352-262-4169 for more information. tfnJe535 PETSBLUE STAFFORDSHIRE/ AMERICAN RED NOSE pitbull-cross puppies. 10 weeks old, health certi cate. $300. (352) 493-0519. 11/3Jp550 FARM PRODUCTSLOOK Â— NEW HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly fertilized, net-wrapped, weed free! Coastal Bermuda-$45; Pensacola Bahia-$35. Call (352) 9490222. tfnAbJf555 AUTOMOBILESANY JUNK CAR Â– cash paid up to $500. Free pickup. 352-445-3909 11/17Jp BRONSON SELF STORAGE 5x10 ..........$35.00 per month10x10 ........$56.00 per month10x15 ........$72.00 per month10x20 .......$88.00 per month10x30 .......$120.00 per month 839 E. 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It was time for a change! e ÂParade of Characters,ÂŽ the tried and true mainstay which encouraged Âdressing upÂŽ as a favorite literary character just wasnÂt generating the enthusiasm the sta at Williston Elementary School wanted. But wait! e spring Vocabulary Parade had been very successful, and many students really got into itÂƒso Vocabulary Parade it was on the last day of the grading period! Nouns, verbs and adjectives made up the bulk of the Âmarching dictionaryÂŽ as students put together creative costumes to represent Âtheir word,ÂŽ or they simply used a banner to display the word, deÂ“ nition and perhaps a recognizable drawing. Enjoy some of the sights from the Fall 2011 WES Vocabulary Parade! by Lisa Statham PosteraroAide Jodi Gamble and teachers Dana Farleo, Chloe Kidd and Barbara Hoyt hold up the banner which kicked o the WES Vocabulary Parade! 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www.levyjournalonline.com L e v y L Levy L i f e ifeLEVY COUNTY JOURNAL VOL. 88, NO. 18 50 CENTS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011 Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 By Kathy HilliardStaff WriterIf you have never seen someone who thought they could not ride a horse again or for the Â“ rst time due to a disability, get up and ride, you are missing one of the great joys in life. erapeutic Riding has proven itself over the years to be one of the most advantageous avenues for reaching out to the physically and mentally challenged angels in our midst. e tactile contact with such a magniÂ“ cent and compassionate animal is a positive and uplifting experience for the rider and the volunteer. Way back in my past, I was involved with this type of activity and I can certainly vouch for its positive rehabilitating e ect on everyone involved. TomorrowÂs Equestrian Center Inc. and erapeutic Riding Program is such a program and will be holding its 6th Annual Charity Auction and Bar-B-Q on Sat. Nov. 12th at United Hay Sales, 13101 West Hwy 326, Ocala, at the corner of Hwy 27 and 326. e event this year will include a Bull Chip Bingo with land deeds costing $5.00 with a chance to win $250.00 starting at 5 p.m. Also a Stick Horse Barrel race where you can nominate someone to race for $5.00 and others can buy tickets to bet on the stick horses starting at 5:30 p.m. Bar-B-Q Tickets are $8.00 each and you can reserve a table for 10 which includes 10 Bar-B-Q Tickets for $100.00. All others will have open auction seating. e preview for the Live Auction will begin at 4 p.m. with the auction at 6 p.m. Auction services are donated by D. Frank Gray AU 1692. Art is donated by Linda Brown. Silent Auction items will be out from 4 to 7:30 p.m. and there will also be door prizes. is is our biggest fundraiser for the year so come on out and join us. To donate items of promotional items, gift certiÂ“ cates, new or used auction items please call 352-528-3445. Bronson Ace Hardware is no longer just Âthe helpful place.ÂŽ e local community hardware store, located at 403 North Hathaway Avenue, is now also a ÂgreenerÂŽ place with the addition of solar roof panels that help conserve energy and cut back on monthly electricity costs. rough its Urban Renewal program, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is a major player in helping the store go ÂgreenerÂŽ with solar energy and presented a grant for nearly $40,000 last week at the store. Â e decision to convert to solar energy was simple,ÂŽ said Wendell Stainsby, owner of Bronson Ace Hardware. ÂNot only do the solar panels save us money virtually every second the store is operating, but weÂre also helping conserve energy in the community. Doing my small part to help the environment is important to me Â… IÂve converted to solar energy in my home, and installing panels at the store was a natural next step.ÂŽ Bronson Ace Hardware Goes Solar Photos courtesy of Wendell Stainsby. Solar panels a xed to the roof of the Bronson Ace Hardware. e store also received rebates from Progress Energy and the federal government, bringing the total monies granted to $140,000. e solar panel installation was completed in August and since then the store has seen a signiÂ“ cant decrease in monthly energy bills. In addition to the new panels, the store also features an insulated ceiling to increase energy-e ciency. Â e Bronson Ace store is a great role model for other businesses in the community,ÂŽ said Kane Calamari, vice president of retail operations and new business at Ace Hardware Corporation. ÂOur Ace stores across the country are known for excellent customer service, but this location has gone above and beyond to really give back to the local community and the environment overall. e team there has made a decision that is not only sound for business, but also environmentally responsible.ÂŽ e Bronson Ace Hardware has been a neighborhood Â“ xture in Bronson for nearly 17 years helping customers complete home maintenance projects quickly and easily. For more information on Bronson Ace Hardware, consumers can call 352-486-4014. A crowd joined with representatives from the City of ChieÂ” and Wednesday morning, October 26, for the o cial groundbreaking of the new Hospice of Citrus County/ Hospice of the Nature Coast o ce and rift Shoppe in ChieÂ” and on U.S. Highway 19. City of ChieÂ” and Commissioners Frank Buie and Sammy Cason, Vice MayorCommissioner Teresa Barron and City Manager Grady Hartzog received enthusiastic thanks from the crowd. Also attending were Todd Gray and his team from Gray Construction Services of Trenton, contractors for the project, and o cials from Capital City Bank, who are Â“ nancing the project. When completed by mid-2012, the new structure will house a local regional o ce and a rift Shoppe with HerryÂs Caf. Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast is a nonproÂ“ t charitable corporation, licensed in 1985, which provides comprehensively responsive and compassionate end-of-life services to the terminally ill and their families in Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee and Union counties. For more information, call 866-642-0962 or visit www. hospiceofthenaturecoast.org.Posing with ceremonial golden shovels (from left): Chie and City Commissioner Frank Buie, Vice Mayor-Commissioner Teresa Barron, City Manager Grady Hartzog, Hospice of Citrus County/Hospice of the Nature Coast CEO Anthony J. Palumbo and City Commissioner Sammy Cason.Hospice of the Nature Coast Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony in Chie and Therapeutic Riding Program Hosts Fundraiser Auction e Great Suwannee River Clean-up, initiated and coordinated by Current ProblemsÂ Executive Director Fritzi Olson is nearing the end of the historic river, and the 2011 clean-up. e last 20 miles will be tackled by the Lower Suwannee NWR, the Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges, and all the volunteers they can muster. is year as last, local boat owners from Camp Azalea and Fowlers Blu Refuge boats and volunteer-conservationists will partner in order to rid the Suwannee of debris along the shoreline, barrels buried underwater in the muck, car parts stuck between tree roots, more glass than ever should be in a river, and much more. ChieÂ” and High School AP Science class, led by teacher Lita Weingart, was the Â“ rst group to volunteer to make a di erence in the riverÂs health this year. WeingartÂs class visits the Lower Suwannee NWR annually for real world learning. is December 3rd, theyÂll be doing real river cleaning and will stand as environmental heroes in their community. Many of last yearÂs volunteers traveled from the University of Florida. Joining UFÂs Wetlands Club this year, will be the UF School of Natural Resources. All of these collegiate volunteers hope to dedicate their lives to conservation, so itÂs no surprise that they contacted the Refuge asking to assist. e Refuge Friends will document and estimate weight of the debris collected, so that Â“ nal data can be turned over to Current Problems. On Saturday, December 3, from 9AM Â… 1 PM, the Friends of the Lower Suwannee &Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges, Refuge sta and volunteers will gather for the assault on garbage at staging areas at Camp AzaleaÂs landing, FowlerÂs Blu and Suwannee town. If youÂd like to join in this community e ort, call the Refuge at 352/493-0238. Great Suwannee River Clean-up: the Last Twenty Miles
The Levy County Journal2BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Levy County Community Calendar BRONSONLevy County Extension Of ce Free WorkshopsIntegrating Land and Wildlife Management Workshop Series, Workshop: Attracting Backyard Wildlife Workshop Series: Bat Biology, BeneÂ“ ts and Conservation on Monday Nov. 7 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Join us to learn more about bat biology, the beneÂ“ ts of bats and how you can attract bats to your backyard or landscape and aid in their conservation. Both workshops to be held at the Levy County Extension O ce at 625 N. Hathaway Ave (Alt. 27), Bronson, FL 32621 Workshops are o ered Free of charge but advanced registration is required. To register please call (352) 486-5131 or Email ewillcox@uÂ” .eduOTTER CREEKCreekside Christian School Fall Fun Night Nov. 4Creekside Christian School will hold their Fall Fun Night on Friday, Nov. 4th from 6 to 9 PM, in Otter Creek. Join us for a night full of Food, Fun and Fellowship. e Concession Stand will have BBQ Pork, Chili, Hot Dogs and fresh baked goodies. Some events planned are Cake Walk, Mechanical Bull, Pony Rides, Bounce House, Huge Slide, Hay Ride, Costume Contest, Gold Fish Pond, Face Painting, and Soda Ring Toss. We will also have a ra e for many items donated by local businesses as well as an Âold country store.ÂŽ Wrist bands are $10 a person and include everything except for cake walk and food, or $30 for a family, whichever is cheaper. For more information please call the school at 352-486-2112.GAINESVILLEQuilters of Alachua County Day Guild Nov. 3Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild (QACDG) meets monthly on the Â“ rst ursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1521 N. W. 34th Street in Gainesville. Refreshments are served at 9:30 a.m., the meeting begins at 10 a.m. Guests are welcome. On November 3rd, the guild will look at New Ways to Make Quilts NOW Â… focusing on todayÂs techniques, tools and designs. Beginners and Beyond bee chairman Linda Cowell will show how work that took months, even years not so long ago can be accomplished beautifully today in mere days or weeks. For more information on the guild, go to www.qacdg.org.Bronson UMC Annual Christmas Bazaar Nov. 15 e Bronson United Methodist ChurchÂs Anzonetta Epperson Circle presents their Annual Christmas Bazaar on Tues. Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served throughout including soup, mu n, dessert and tea for $6. Bring your friends and enjoy the Bazaar at Bronson UMC, 235 Court Street in Bronson.CEDAR KEYCedar Key Arts Center e Cedar Key Arts Center future art activities will include: Nov 3 Â… Dec 15, 2011 (except Nov 24). ursday Evenings Alexandria Zettler Group Art erapy Lifelines and the Personal Panorama is a closed six-week art therapy group wherein the participants will work with personal photographs, selected images, and text to create Âmini-narrativesÂŽ of their lives in the form of Japanese foldout books. e advantage of this style of ÂbindingÂŽ is the variety of ways in which it can be viewed. No art background is required. For information call: 352-543-9920. Limited to 6 participants 18 years and up; bring your preferred art material but some will be provided. erapeutic goals: Increased awareness of self in the Âhere and nowÂŽ; develop a past, present, future personal narrative; and identify an ability/trait that generates positive personal outcomes. Nov 6 and 7 Libby Cagle Monotype Monotype is a technique in which a single print is created by applying inks, usually with a roller called a brayer, onto a smooth non-absorbent plate. e ink is then transferred to paper either by hand-rubbing the print with a barren or by running the plate and paper through an etching press. is session Libby will concentrate on creating textures. Most supplies and materials are supplied. Call 352-543-5232 for more information. Nov 12 Marsha Schwartz Piquette assiette Wreath. Membership applications and workshop schedules are available. Come join the talented and friendly Cedar Key Arts Center community.YANKEETOWN-INGLISCedars of Lebanon Cemetery Annual Dinner Nov. 5 e Cedars of Lebanon Cemetery is having it annual dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5. e dinner is held at the Inglis Community Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a donation of $7.00, dinner includes dessert, coleslaw, hushpuppies, baked beans, and choice of fried mullet or grilled chicken. Everyone is welcome and proceeds help maintain our cemetery. Please contact (352) 447-2492 for questions.Yankeetown-Inglis WomanÂ’s Club Thrift Shop and More e Yankeetown-Inglis WomanÂs Club rift Shop is the place to be this November. e holidays are just around the corner and with better than Black Friday prices the rift Shop is here to help you start your Christmas shopping. Check out the dapper suits and Â“ ne dresses just in time for all the holiday parties. If itÂs casual you need, thereÂs a great selection of denim for men and women. Along with all the clothes, housewares and jewelry, Christmas decorations abound. e perfect place to Â“ nd just the right item to make your home sparkle inside and out. A 15% discount will be o ered on all menÂs clothing for the month of November and as a way to thank those who have served our country, a 10% discount is o ered to all Veterans (with ID) on their total purchase. rift Shop hours are Tues, Wed and Fri 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and urs. 5 to 7 p.m. Extended hours for November are, Sat. Nov. 5Â„9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Sat. Nov. 12, 4 to 6 p.m. before W.A.R., Inc meeting and turkey dinner; Fri. Nov. 18, 4 to 7 p.m. during the WomanÂs Club Great American ÂPig OutÂŽ (pulled pork dinner) and Sat. Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the Seafood Festival. e shop will be closed the week of anksgiving, so stop in often to get those great buys. Questions, call club 447-2057 or email; email@example.comW.A.R. 3rd Annual Turkey Dinner and Quarterly Meeting Nov. 12Mark your calendars now for e Withlacoochee Area Residents 3rd Annual Turkey Dinner and Quarterly Meeting, open to the public. Join us Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:00 p.m., Yankeetown-Inglis WomanÂs Club, for the best fried turkey with all the Â“ xins. Adults $10.00, children under 12 $5.00. Along with the wonderful food and desserts, weÂll also be selling ra e tickets for the 21st and 22nd Circuit Court Benches. What are those you ask? Make sure and join us to see them for yourself. A perfect way to spend the eveningÂƒgreat friends and great food. See you Nov. 12 at the WomanÂs Club, #5 56th Street, Yankeetown next to the Library and Post O ce. Questions, call 447-5434 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWinding River Garden Club Nov. 11Ever Â“ nd yourself on Riverside Drive in Yankeetown and wonder about the Winding River Park, its history and who maintains it? Join the Winding River Garden Club, Nov. 11, 12:30 p.m. for their next meeting and Â“ nd out the answers to all your questions. e location will be the Yankeetown-Inglis WomanÂs Club on 56th Street in Yankeetown. Open to both men and women, the club will serve a lovely luncheon and a program on Seasonal Arrangements will be presented just in time for the holidays. Please call Kathleen at 352-447-1519 to let her know how many will attend. WILLISTONFriends of Williston Library Book Fair Nov. 5Friends of the williston Public Library will have its regular First Saturday Book Fair, Nov. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to about 1:30 p.m. e Fair will be held at the City Hall Community Center by the generosity of the City of Williston. Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 3 Low 2:13 AM 1.6 7:46 AM Set 1:28 AM 52 3 High 8:04 AM 3.1 6:45 PM Rise 2:40 PM 3 Low 3:12 PM 0.9 3 High 9:47 PM 2.9 F 4 Low 3:37 AM 1.4 7:47 AM Set 2:24 AM 62 4 High 9:35 AM 3 6:44 PM Rise 3:12 PM 4 Low 4:16 PM 1 4 High 10:35 PM 3 Sa 5 Low 4:50 AM 1 7:48 AM Set 3:17 AM 71 5 High 10:55 AM 3 6:44 PM Rise 3:43 PM 5 Low 5:10 PM 1.1 5 High 11:15 PM 3.3 Su 6 Low 4:48 AM 0.6 6:49 AM Set 3:09 AM 79 6 High 10:58 AM 3.1 5:43 PM Rise 3:13 PM 6 Low 4:55 PM 1.2 6 High 10:50 PM 3.5 M 7 Low 5:34 AM 0.2 6:49 AM Set 4:01 AM 86 7 High 11:49 AM 3.2 5:42 PM Rise 3:45 PM 7 Low 5:34 PM 1.2 7 High 11:22 PM 3.6 Tu 8 Low 6:14 AM -0.1 6:50 AM Set 4:53 AM 92 8 High 12:33 PM 3.3 5:42 PM Rise 4:17 PM 8 Low 6:09 PM 1.3 8 High 11:53 PM 3.7 W 9 Low 6:51 AM -0.2 6:51 AM Set 5:46 AM 96 9 High 1:13 PM 3.3 5:41 PM Rise 4:53 PM 9 Low 6:43 PM 1.3 Suwannee River EntranceTh 3 Low 2:31 AM 1.5 7:47 AM Set 1:29 AM 52 3 High 8:10 AM 2.7 6:45 PM Rise 2:41 PM 3 Low 3:30 PM 0.9 3 High 9:53 PM 2.6 F 4 Low 3:55 AM 1.3 7:48 AM Set 2:24 AM 62 4 High 9:41 AM 2.6 6:45 PM Rise 3:13 PM 4 Low 4:34 PM 0.9 4 High 10:41 PM 2.6 Sa 5 Low 5:08 AM 0.9 7:49 AM Set 3:17 AM 71 5 High 11:01 AM 2.6 6:44 PM Rise 3:44 PM 5 Low 5:28 PM 1 5 High 11:21 PM 2.9 Su 6 Low 5:06 AM 0.6 6:49 AM Set 3:10 AM 79 6 High 11:04 AM 2.7 5:43 PM Rise 3:14 PM 6 Low 5:13 PM 1.1 6 High 10:56 PM 3.1 M 7 Low 5:52 AM 0.2 6:50 AM Set 4:02 AM 86 7 High 11:55 AM 2.8 5:43 PM Rise 3:45 PM 7 Low 5:52 PM 1.1 7 High 11:28 PM 3.2 Tu 8 Low 6:32 AM -0.1 6:51 AM Set 4:54 AM 92 8 High 12:39 PM 2.9 5:42 PM Rise 4:18 PM 8 Low 6:27 PM 1.2 8 High 11:59 PM 3.3 W 9 Low 7:09 AM -0.2 6:52 AM Set 5:47 AM 96 9 High 1:19 PM 2.9 5:41 PM Rise 4:53 PM 9 Low 7:01 PM 1.2 Withlacoochee River Entrance 3 Low 3:08 AM 1.5 7:45 AM Set 1:27 AM 52 3 High 8:11 AM 2.8 6:44 PM Rise 2:39 PM 3 Low 4:07 PM 0.9 3 High 9:54 PM 2.6 F 4 Low 4:32 AM 1.3 7:46 AM Set 2:23 AM 62 4 High 9:42 AM 2.7 6:43 PM Rise 3:11 PM 4 Low 5:11 PM 0.9 4 High 10:42 PM 2.7 Sa 5 Low 5:45 AM 0.9 7:47 AM Set 3:16 AM 71 5 High 11:02 AM 2.7 6:43 PM Rise 3:42 PM 5 Low 6:05 PM 1 5 High 11:22 PM 3 Su 6 Low 5:43 AM 0.6 6:47 AM Set 3:08 AM 79 6 High 11:05 AM 2.8 5:42 PM Rise 3:12 PM 6 Low 5:50 PM 1.1 6 High 10:57 PM 3.2 M 7 Low 6:29 AM 0.2 6:48 AM Set 4:00 AM 86 7 High 11:56 AM 2.9 5:41 PM Rise 3:44 PM 7 Low 6:29 PM 1.1 7 High 11:29 PM 3.3 Tu 8 Low 7:09 AM -0.1 6:49 AM Set 4:52 AM 92 8 High 12:40 PM 3 5:41 PM Rise 4:16 PM 8 Low 7:04 PM 1.2 W 9 High 12:00 AM 3.4 6:50 AM Set 5:45 AM 96 9 Low 7:46 AM -0.2 5:40 PM Rise 4:52 PM 9 High 1:20 PM 3 9 Low 7:38 PM 1.2continued on page 3 FISH BUSTERSÂ’ BULLETINBy Bob Wattendorf Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionIf you are like most Florida anglers and boaters, you enjoy your time on the water. ItÂs an opportunity to get close to nature and break the routine of work, school or retirement. e peaceful challenge of trying to Â“ nd, attract and catch your piscatorial prey is made possible, in part, by the scientiÂ“ c management and conservation laws that sustain sport Â“ sh populations. e goal is for everyone to be able to share in the pleasure and to provide a sustainable harvest. So when you see someone threatening those resources by damaging habitat, polluting the water, using illegal gear, taking more than the bag limit or keeping undersized Â“ sh, you probably wish you could do something. Well, you can. You have several options, but the newest, most real-time option is to silently send a text message to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Conscientous anglers and boaters can text Tip@MyFWC.com (standard usage fees may apply). Â e text-messaging option makes it more convenient for the public,ÂŽ said Col. Jim Brown, director of the FWCÂs Division of Law Enforcement. ÂWe also hope it will make Wildlife Alert even more e ective in catching poachers and other violators.ÂŽ e Wildlife Alert Reward Program has helped the FWC catch thousands of violators when people call 888-404-FWCC (3922), or when they simply dial *FWC or #FWC (depending on service provider). Violations can also be anonymously reported online (MyFWC.com/WildlifeAlert). e highly successful Wildlife Alert Reward Program has been around for more than 30 years. When peopleÂs information results in an arrest, they may become eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Many conservation-minded people donÂt even claim the reward because helping get the violators o the water or saving a life by reporting unsafe boaters, including boating under the inÂ” uence, is reward enough. But being able to do so quickly and e ciently is crucial. Cell phones, and now texting, help get information to a conservation o cer while the possible crime is still ongoing. When submitting information via text message, it is important to include as much information as possible, such as the speciÂ“ c violation and the location. Once a report is initiated, FWC dispatchers can respond via text message to the reporting party to gather additional details. Besides reporting a suspected violation immediately, donÂt forget to include physical descriptions of violators and vehicles, license tag numbers, etc. Such details are important to ensure an o cer can respond e ectively. Callers and online reporters may remain anonymous; they do not have to provide their names or email addresses, and they will not be required to testify in court. A conÂ“ dential code number is provided, so you will be eligible for a reward, either by text, email or calling 888-404-FWCC. Trained dispatchers handle Wildlife Alert contacts 24-hours a day, seven days a week. e real beauty of the program is that violators Â… through court Â“ nes Â… are the ones who pay the reward money. When a violator is found guilty, the judge can require a portion of the Â“ ne to be paid into the Wildlife Alert Reward Fund. So, in e ect, violators are paying people to turn them in. ere are many other ways that concerned citizens can directly assist the FWC. Angler Tag Return Hotline: Call 800-3674461. Burmese Pythons, or other exotic reptiles: Call 888-483-4681. Fish Kill Hotline: Call 800-636-0511. Horseshoe Crab Nesting Activity: Call 866252-9326. Manatees: Report sick, dead, injured or tagged manatees by calling Wildlife Alert: 888-404-3922. Marine Turtles: Report dead or injured marine turtles by calling Wildlife Alert: 888-404-3922. Nuisance Alligators: Call 866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286). Oil, Fuel or Hazardous Material Spills in Florida Waters: Call 800-320-0519. Red Tide Status Line: (Toll-free inside Florida only) Call 866-300-9399. Outside Florida 727-552-2448. Waterway Markers Â… Missing or Damaged: Call 866-405-2869. For additional listings, and online contact forms for many of these reporting activities, visit MyFWC.com/Contact. Protecting Â“ sh, wildlife and ourselves is everyoneÂs responsibility. Reporting those who misuse our wildlife resources or endanger lives by operating vessels while intoxicated is one way we can all help. rough Wildlife Alert and these other programs, ordinary people become the eyes and ears of the FWC, keep costs down, help conserve our resources and keep outdoor enthusiasts safe. Â– Katie Purcell contributed to this column. She is the FWCÂ’s public information coordinator for its Division of Law Enforcement.Become FWCÂs eyes and ears to protect wildlife
The Levy County Journal 3BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Around the Nature Coast Zerbini Family Circus Nov. 4 & 5 e Character Council of Gilchrist County is sponsoring the Zerbini Family Circus with 3 Performances on Fri. Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. and Sat. Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the FFA Alumni Arena on Hwy 129 between Bell and Trenton. Save some money and buy advance tickets (13 to adult) for $10 until Nov. 3. At the Gate price is $15. Ticket Outlets are: Levy County Â… Bronson-Southern Rose Restaurant; Cedar KeyDrummond State Bank; ChieÂ” ande Print Shop. Dixie County Â… Old Town-Lorrie LynnÂs Consignment Shop, L.A. Salon. Gilchrist County Â… Bell-Drummond Bank, Grace Ministry of FL rift Store, Ji y Food Store, Louie & MartiÂs #2; Fanning Springs-Tackle Box Convenience Store; Trenton-Ameris Bank, Best Drugs, Drummond Bank, Sunrise Food Mart, Supervisor of Elections O ce, Trenton Roadside Grille.SRWMD Governing Board Meetings Nov. 9 & Nov. 28On Wed. Nov. 9, 2011 the Suwannee River Water Management DistrictÂs Governing Board will meet at 9 a.m. at the Cedar Key library, 480 2nd St., Cedar Key, FL 32625. e meeting is to consider District business and conduct public hearings on regulatory and land acquisition matters. A workshop will be held the following day on Nov. 10, 2011 at 8 a.m. at the Cedar Key Library in Cedar Key. On Mon. Nov. 28, 2011 at 1 p.m. a Tentative Intermediate Governing Board Meeting will be held at District Headquarters in Live Oak. e Public should check the District website or contact the District to conÂ“ rm that the meeting has not been cancelled or rescheduled. All meetings, workshops and hearings are open to the public.Genealogy Society to Meet Nov. 13 e Genealogy Society of Levy County will meet on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2:00 PM, at the Levy County Quilt Museum (11050 NW 10th Ave., ChieÂ” and). We will have an informal Genealogy Workshop: Members to Members. e public is invited to attend, especially beginning genealogists. Rainbow Springs Woodturners Autumn Art Show Nov. 19On Sat., Nov. 19th and Sun., Nov. 20th, the Annual Autumn Art Show will take place at the Rainbow Springs park from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Felburn Pavilion. e show and sale will include 16 handpicked artists and the jewelry of Linda Spencer Ryan. It will include framed Â“ ne art, browse boxes, greeting cards and other items of interest. If the weather allows, there will be Plein Air painters demonstrating their skills throughout the park. Remember that all sales include a 20% donation to FORS to improve the park. Come and enjoy a lovely fall weekend in your local state park. (three miles north of Dunnellon on the east side of US 41).7th Annual Nature Coast Toys for Tots Run Nov. 19On Saturday Nov. 19 will be the 7th Annual Nature Coast Toys for Tots motorcycle run, authorized and sanctioned by the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Participants are to bring a new unwrapped toy to donate, or make a cash donation. ere is no charge to sign up for this yearÂs run. All two and three-wheeled bikes are welcome. e run will originate at BubbaQueÂs in ChieÂ” and with signup starting at 10:15 AM and ending at noon. Departure promptly at 12:15 PM, with law enforcement escort, ending at CharlieÂs Bar between Old Town and Cross City. Riders will then present their donation to a uniformed United States Marine. ere will be live music being provided by Steel Bridge, Section 8, and Dotti South & the Slackers commencing about 1:00 PM. No cars or trucks are permitted to be in the run, due to safety concerns, but everyone is welcome to join the festivities at CharlieÂs until about 5 PM including great food, libation, vendors, auctions and ra es. All proceeds and collected toys will go to the areaÂs Toys for Tots program beneÂ“ ting needy local children at Christmas. For questions about the event, please contact Scott Turner at (352) 221-0304; or Toy Coordinator Vince Arcadi, at (352) 542-2043, if you would like to donate, but canÂt attend.SHINE News for Medicare EnrollmentMedicare Open Enrollment Period for Parts C (Health Plans) & D (Drug Plans) will begin Oct. 15 and end Dec. 7. SHINE, a volunteer program with the FL Dept of Elder A airs, is here to help you understand your choices. We begin before Open Enrollment to assist you in Â“ lling out the paperwork necessary to run the plans for you. Please bring your Medicare Card, your Part C or Part D card, and your Rx bottles (we can take a 90 day print-out of your drugs from your pharmacist instead). We will input your information and run your drugs to Â“ nd the best plan at the least cost for you. We will NOT enroll you in any plan without your approval. Please remember that SHINE is available year round at either our monthly sites or by calling 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a volunteer near you. SHINE o ers free, conÂ“ dential and one-onone counseling. SHINE will be at the following site: Wed, Nov 16th 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ChieÂ” and Sr. CenterSCORE Chapter 408 Starting Your Business Small Business Workshop Series Nov. 3Gainesville SCORE mentors to AmericaÂs small business, in partnership with Bank of America introduces a new, business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs. In light of the unemployment crisis currently looming over the American economy, many individuals are interested in the idea of small business ownership as an option. Still committed to creating 1 million small businesses by 2017, the SCORE/ Bank of America Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series helps entrepreneurs test a small business idea and begin to plan a start-up. is SCORE / Bank of America program includes one, free ÂStart-up BasicsÂŽ workshop and four business planning sessions at a modest fee. ese workshops focus on the ÂBusiness Concept,ÂŽ ÂMarketing Plan,ÂŽ ÂFinancial Projections,ÂŽ and ÂFunding Sources.ÂŽ Each session includes exercises to help the entrepreneur plan for success. SCORE also includes three (3) free and conÂ“ dential mentoring sessions as part of the workshop series. ese next free ÂStart-up BasicsÂŽ workshop will be o ered November 3 at 1:00pm Â… 4:00pm at Santa Fe College, Center for Innovation and Economic Development. For more information or to register, call 352-395-5896 or visit www.gainesville.score.org.World War II VeteransÂ’ Club 20th Anniversary Nov. 10 e World War II Veterans Club will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their existence on ursday November 10th at the Moose Lodge in Fanning Springs at 11:15 a.m. is will also remind us of the upcoming anniversary of Pearl Harbor. It has been 70 years since the beginning of WW II. If you are a veteran of this war we urge you to mark your calendar and join us on this special day of honoring you. Bring your spouse, a caregiver or designated driver. Lunch is free to all WWII veterans.For more information call Dot Halvorsen, 352-542-7697 or Virginia Lewis, 352-528-2310.Log Cabin QuiltersÂ’ 28th Annual Quilt Show Nov. 25 Â– Dec. 4 e Log Cabin QuiltersÂ 28th Annual Quilt Show will be presented at the Levy County Quilt Museum at 11050 NW 10 Ave in ChieÂ” and (north of Alt 27 at NW 10 Ave, between ChieÂ” and and Bronson) from Nov. 25 to Dec. 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. ere will be Crafts and Quilts and Baked Goods. Join us for the Chicken & Dumpling Dinner on Sat. Dec. 3 and the drawing to win the quilt on Sun. Dec. 4. For more information call Winnelle Horne at (352) 493-2801.Tax-Aide Volunteers NeededAARP Tax-Aide is looking for volunteers to help with tax preparation in their community. Tax-Aide also needs instructors and computer technicians. e Luther Callaway Library is the ChieÂ” and tax site. For information call Bob at (352) 463-8936 or email: email@example.com Local Great Suwannee River Cleanup Dec. 3 e Cleanup is winding down and on Sat. Dec. 3 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM the last 20 miles will be tackled by the Lower Suwannee NWR, the Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges, and all the volunteers they can muster. Local boat owners from Camp Azalea and Fowlers Blu Refuge boats and volunteer-conservationists will partner in order to rid the Suwannee of debris along the shoreline, barrels buried underwater in the muck, car parts stuck between tree roots, more glass than ever should be in a river, and much more. If youÂd like to join in this community e ort, call the Refuge at 352-493-0238. Fritzi S. Olson, Executive Director Current Problems, Inc., 352264-6827; www.currentproblems.orgCommunity Calendar continued from page 2 We need help in the form of strong young men with a truck on ursday, Sept. 3 at 6:00 p.m. to help bring books from the library and from the backroom that the city lets us use for storage. We also need help from those who will help sort books Friday morning from 9:00 a.m. till about noon. en on Saturday from about 1:15 p.m. we need help to box the books and return them to storage. Volunteers who can help are asked to call Mary McDaniel, 528-5972WES to Honor All Area Veterans Nov. 9All area veterans are invited to attend an event to honor you, hosted by Williston Elementary School! An early Veterans Day ceremony, complete with the Williston High School Color Guard and plenty of patriotic songs performed by the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes, is planned for Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at 7:45 a.m. around the Â” ag pole at Williston Elementary School. e honored guests will be treated to a cooked breakfast in the schoolÂs sta dining room following the ceremony. For more information, please contact Marla Hiers, WES principal, at 352-528-6030.Thank a Veteran at Williston Senior Center Nov. 10Come to the Williston Senior Center, 521 NW 1 Ave in the ompson Hall Building in Williston on Nov. 10, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to shake a VeteranÂs hand and thank them for their service and all the sacriÂ“ ces they have made for us so we can enjoy the freedoms and liberties that we have today. Lite refreshments will be provided followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. We would like to visit with any veteran, presently-serving military person, or anyone who appreciates the veterans and their service. ere will be a Â” ag ceremony performed by one of our local veteransÂ organizations. You may bring your old Â” ags with you and they will take them for proper retirement. For more information contact Angela at 352-528-2125.Bull Chip Fall Classic Nov. 12 e Levy County Fair Association invites you to DevilÂs Den for an evening of foot stomping music, great food, and good oldfashioned FUN. Join us on Saturday, November 12th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.. BubbaQues will be coming to Williston and one admission price gets you dinner, dancing to Southbound Band and one Bull Chip Square. If the bull ÂchoosesÂŽ your square Âƒ you win $$. Tickets are available at Kloverleaf Tack & Western Wear in Williston, Bronson Ace Hardware and from any Fair board member. For more information call the Fair o ce at (352) 528-2516 or (352) 528-2658. Adults $25. Children $10. Go to LevyCountyFair.com for additional info. Submitted by: Levy County Fair Association (a 501-C-3 Non ProÂ“ t Corporation), PO Box 818, Williston, FL 32696; O ce: (352) 528-2516DUNNELLONWithlacoochee Singing River Tour Nov. 5Make a reservation and mark your calendar for an enjoyable afternoon on the Withlacoochee River! Captain Jon Semmes has graciously reserved his Singing in cooperation with BubbaQueÂ’s and DevilÂ’s Denproudly presents ourBull Chip Fall Classic Fundraiser Live Music Â Great BBQ Â Chance to Win $$$Tickets are available at Klover Leaf Tack -Williston Bronson Ace Hardware Fair O ce call 352-528-2516 One admission price includes BBQ dinner, entertainment and a Bull Chip Square $25 Adult $10 Child without Square ZERBINI FAMILY CIRCUSSponsored by Character Council of Gilchrist County Â… Fri. Nov. 4 @ 7 PM & Sat. Nov. 5 @ 2 PM & 6 PM Â… Hwy 129 between Bell and Trenton Advance tickets (13 to adult) $10 until Nov. 3 At Gate: Ticket Outlets: Â… Bronson -Southern Rose Restaurant; Cedar Key -Drummond State Bank; Chieand -e Print Shop. Â… Old Town -Lorrie LynnÂs Consignment Shop, L.A. Salon. Â… Bell -Drummond Bank, Grace Ministry of FL rift Store, Jiy Food Store, Louie & MartiÂs #2; Fanning Springs Tackle Box Convenience Store; Trenton Ameris Bank, Best Drugs, Drummond Bank, Sunrise Food Mart, Supervisor of Elections Oce, Trenton Roadside Grille. River Tour for the afternoon of November 5th on behalf of the Withalcoochee Area Residents, Inc. Tours begin at 2 and 4 p.m., departing from AnglerÂs Resort, Dunnellon. Captain Jon is a very talented professional musician and purveyor of interesting information about the Withlacoochee and Rainbow River systems. e tour will last about 1-1/2 hours and his boat has room for about 25 people for each tour. Bring your cameras and catch nature in the act! Please conÂ“ rm your reservation by calling 352/447-5434 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $15.00 at the dock. Come early and dine at the waterÂs edge at the Blue Gator!CITRUS COUNTYHolidaze Crafters Exhibit Nov. 11 & 12 e Holidaze Crafters of Hernando United Methodist church are opening the church to crafters from all over Citrus County for the annual Holidaze Craft Sale with over 25 exhibitors ready with exciting and unique handmade items, made in the USA. e sale is on Friday Nov. 11 and Saturday Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there will also be delicious home baked goods to raise money for missions. e Friendship Caf will provide a light breakfast and lunch to keep you going. e church is located at 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy (Rt.486) in Hernando. Contact Robin Baker at (352) 445-1487 for renting a space.CHIEFLANDLove and Remembrance Memorial in Chie and Nov. 3Haven Hospice will host a Fall Love and Remembrance Memorial service on ursday, November 3 at the Tri-Counties Hospice Care Center Garden, 311 N.E. 9th Street in ChieÂ” and. e memorial will begin at 6 p.m. and is open to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one. Attendees are encouraged to bring pictures and mementos of loved ones that can be placed on our Table of Memories. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required to attend. Haven Hospice is also hosting a Family Fun Day on Saturday, November 5th. Haven Harvest will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will include food, arts and crafts, face painting, music, festival games, prizes a bounce house and a clown. ere will also be a booth where guests will be invited to write a letter to a soldier stationed in Afghanistan or Iraq. e main purpose of Haven Harvest is to thank the ChieÂ” and community for supporting Haven for the past 32 years. e event will be held at HavenÂs courtyard at 311 NE 9th Street in ChieÂ” and. For more information, please call 352-493-2333 or 800-677-5428.Friends of the Chie and Library Board Meet Nov. 10 e Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL) Board of Directors, will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, 104 NE 3rd Street, ChieÂ” and (a block behind City Hall), at 11:00 a.m. on ursday, November 10. e Luther Callaway Public Library is the ChieÂ” and Branch of the Levy County Public Library System. For an agenda, email: tomreitz@msn. com e FLCPL supports the Luther Callaway Public Library by promoting the LibraryÂs programs and resources and through fundraising, projects to augment the LibraryÂs budget for the purchase of reading materials, books on tape, videos, operating supplies and minor equipment. Members, prospective members and guests are encouraged to attend the meeting. For further information, call FLCPL president Tom Reitz at 493-1896 or 949-5413.Chie and FFA Alumni Says Thanks e ChieÂ” and FFA Alumni would like to give a BIG ank You to everyone for their support in our most recent fundraiser, our BBQ dinner, and making it a such a huge success. anks, Carolyn Hart, Media Clerk, ChieÂ” and High School.Chie and Christmas Light SponsorshipFor a one-time payment of $530.00 you can sponsor a 5ÂŽ snowÂ” ake light Â“ xture with a 17ÂŽ x 36ÂŽ double-sided, vinyl banner (including hardware) imprinted with your business name. One-half payment ($265.00) is due September 11th; the balance ($265.00) November 1st. Sponsors select the pole that will display their banner, on a Â“ rst-come Â“ rst-served basis; however, Sponsor will have Â“ rst right of refusal over the pole directly outside of their business. Sponsor will not select the style lighting Â“ xture. Banners will be displayed annually. Sponsors will be responsible for charges incurred when replacing damaged or worn banners and their frames. For more information please see the attached registration form or call 352-493-1849.OTTER SPRINGSOtter Springs Park & Campground Concert Nov. 19Otter Springs Park & Campground Mid-Life Crisis and the Hot Flashes (Southern Rock band) Outdoor Concert on Saturday, Nov.19 at 7 p.m. for $2 per person. Otter Springs campers are free. We have cabins and campsites still available; call us to make reservations soon! 352-463-0800.
The Levy County Journal4BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 ÂRed RootsÂ in Concert at Long Pond Baptist Nov. 6ÂRed RootsÂŽ of Hurley, Mississippi with be Live in Concert at Long Pond Baptist Church, just o Hwy 345 in ChieÂ” and, on Sun. Nov. 6, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Red Roots consists of three sisters (triplets) Natalie, Nika and Nicole who praise the Lord with a passion for music. e girls have evolved into a band whose mission is to use music as a tool to spread the truth and love of Christ. e name Red Roots comes from their hair but more importantly from their faith that is rooted in the blood shed by Jesus Christ. For a preview tune in to WTBH 91.5 FM on Fri. Nov. 4 at 11:00 a.m. for the Southern Spotlight featuring music from their debut album and an interview. For more information call (352) 493-2650. LOUIS E. BOUTONLouis E. Bouton of Gainesville passed away tragically on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 following an automobile accident in Gainesville at the age of 52. He was born in Albany, N.Y. to Louis and Patricia Bouten. He served in the United States Navy and lived in Louisville, Ky. before moving to Florida 20 years ago. He worked as a security guard in Titusville and the Oaks Mall in Gainesville. He enjoyed singing and performing standup comedy. He performed regularly at e Laboratory in Gainesville. Louis is preceded in death by his mother Patricia Bakke; his brother Robert Bouten and his sister Valerie Hanson. He is survived by his father and step mother, Louis and Lynne Bouten; his wife Frankie Bouton; his son Shawn Bouton; his daughters Tara Bouton and Marissa McIntire; his brothers: Michael and Bernare Morinee, Greg Bouten, and David Shelton; his sisters: Phyllis McGaneless, Reta McKnew, Lynne Zimmerman, Christina Mason, Arlene Spencer, Brenda Bouten, and Kimberly Cash; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. A visitation washeld at Knau Funeral Home in Williston on Friday, October 28, 2011 from 3 to 5 p.m. with Funeral Services beginning at 5:00 p.m. with Father Rodolfo Godinez o ciating. Arrangements were placed under the direction of Knau Funeral Home in Williston (352)528-3481.KATHERINE BUTLER HUTCHISONMrs. Katherine Butler Hutchison went to be with the Lord on October 25, 2011 at the age of 77. She was born to George and Mary Bell Butler in 1934 in Shelton, Fla. Katherine was elected Mayor of Horseshoe Beach in 1993 and served until 2007 when she retired and went to work for Lily Creek General. Katherine was raised and lived within 100 yards of her birthplace. She was a Christian, of the holiness faith and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Horseshoe Beach. Katherine was preceded in death by George and Mary Butler, Burton Butler, R. E. and Denny Futch, Donn Hutchison, and Carl and J. T. Butler. She is survived by sons, Timmy (Renee) Futch and Stevie Hutchison, both of Horseshoe Beach and Louie (Melanie) Hutchison of ChieÂ” and; sisters, Sue Lee of Old Town and Carol ompson of Gainesville; grandchildren: Shannon Everett, Tyler Futch, Shiann Hutchison, Dalton Hutchison and Karson Hutchison; greatgrandchildren, Maddie Everett and Trace Futch and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation was held Friday, October 28, 2011 at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m.. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Butler, Bro. Jimmy Butler and Bro. John Sherrill o ciating. Interment followed at Cross City Cemetery. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352-498-5400.ALINE SUGGSJanuary 1, 1941 Â… October 28, 2011 Aline Suggs of Williston passed away W o r s h i p D i r e c t o r y Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:45 am Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida First Baptist ChurchÂ“ Serving God & Loving PeopleÂ”Sunday: Tuesday: Wednesday: S u n d a y : T u e s d a y : W e d n e s d a y : Sunday School 9:15am Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00am Church Supper 5:30pm Morning Worship 10:30am RA/GA ChildrenÂ’s Program 6:30pm Discipleship Hour 5:00pm Full Throttle Youth 6: 30pm Evening Worship 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6: 30pmPastor Troy A. Turner First United Methodist Church of Chiefland Pine Grove Baptist Church16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693352-463-2151www.pgbcfl.com Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship ...................................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ..................... 7:00 p.m.~ Nursery provided for all services ~Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions ObituariesChurch CalendarChasing those Cotton Picking Rabbit Trails Harvest Festival at Lighthouse Word Church Nov. 5ItÂs Harvest Festival time at Lighthouse Word Church on Sat., Nov. 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All rides and game booths are free, including face painting, a huge Bungee Run, JacobÂs Ladder, a Kidee Train, a Giant Slide, 2 Jump Houses and a Space Ball. We also have great live entertainment lined up, a cake walk and auction, and lots of good door prizes. ere will be plenty of good food, including cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones and hot dogs and chili. So bring your family and enjoy a great day of good clean fun. Lighthouse Word Church is located 3 miles east of ChieÂ” and on Alt. 27. Call 493-1554 for more information.Fish Dinner at Holy Family Catholic Church Nov. 11 e Fish Dinner, fried or baked, at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall will be on Friday Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. Adults $7, smaller portion $6, children under 12 $4. Lite Lunch will be on Wednesday Nov. 16 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Angel House rift Store is open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend. We are located 3 miles N. of Williston on Hwy 27A. Fundraisers are to help people in our community with their Â“ nancial problems.Bronson UMC Annual Christmas Bazaar Nov. 15 e Bronson United Methodist ChurchÂs Anzonetta Epperson Circle presents their Annual Christmas Bazaar on Tues. Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be served throughout including soup, mu n, dessert and tea for $6. Bring your friends and enjoy the Bazaar at Bronson UMC, 235 Court Street in Bronson.First UMC of Chie and Cookie Walk Bazaar & Sale Nov. 19It is that time and the Sunshine Disciples of the First United Methodist Church of ChieÂ” and are holding their Cookie Walk Bazaar and Sale on Nov. 19, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall 1 block south of 129 on 19/98 in ChieÂ” and. ere will be Crafts and Lap-Quilts, Plants and Flowers, Christmas Ornaments and Decorations, Gifts in a Jar, GirlÂs Jumpers, a White Elephant Sale, and, of course, lots of Cookies. A light lunch will be available. All proceeds go to support missions and community charities. So come on down and do your Christmas shopping, fellowship, and have some good eats. For more information call (352) 493-4627.continued on page 9 e delta Â“ elds had exploded in whiteÂƒ like huge bags of popcorn nuked in the September heat. Everywhere thick tufts of cotton burst forth from the bolls that had once concealed their glory. It was harvest time. e gins workers stayed late into the night, spitting seeds and stacking bails. e farmers rumbled along wearily atop the growling steel mammoths which hungrily ravished the Â“ eldstwo rows at a time. Payday was near, and it pleased a man to see the fruit of his labor. Excitement was in the air. WellÂƒ not for mereally. I was just a bored little kid wishing my Papa would get down o that big John Deere long enough to take me Â“ shing. Back and forth he rode, wiping sweat from his brow with an old shop rag. From sunup to sunset he continued, and beyond. For me it was the most boring time of the year. I had been assigned the job of helping pack the cotton trailers. At one stop my Italian Papa yelled down from the cab, ÂHey der boy, hop up on da picker here and come catch me one of them rabbits I been seeing.ÂŽ He didnÂt have to tell me twice. I sprung out of that trailer like a crazed Elmer Fudd on an intravenous Expresso drip. Now I was feeling some excitement! I wedged my narrow rear in between the rungs of the ladder leading up to the cab. I was just over the front tire, so I Â“ gured to be safe since itÂd take a pretty sti bump to throw me from there into those hungry spindles that churned up the cotton stalks. (Of course, the safety rules may have changed a mite since the seventies with regards to how a kidÂs supposed to launch from a moving piece of farm machinery.) Anyway, forty yards down we spotted the Â“ rst cotton tail. I leaped from my perch and took out with Papa hollering directions from the cab. Each time IÂd close in on that little varmint heÂd turn on a burst of speed and leave me in the dust; literally. I got so mad! PapaÂs thought it was funnier than the Loony Tunes. He got to laughing, and taunting, and just having a regular ÂGood oleÂ timeÂ; but he also kept moving. After each rabbit trek IÂd have to make a mad dash back to the picker. Eventually, the silly wabbits wore me out. I just puckered up, plopped down in the dirt and bawled. Muddy trails streaked my Â” ustered little cheeks. Fishing for sympathy, I was treated to the sound of PapaÂs gu awing over the roar of the engine as he lumbered away. I did feel better after slinging a few dirt clods at him. On his way back Papa Â“ nally took it out of gear long enough to explain to me how to catch a rabbit. ÂDem rabbits is fast der boy,ÂŽ he said, ÂBut they canÂt go long. You gotta stay with emÂ till they tire out.ÂŽ With this new found wisdom, I wiped my eyes and climbed back up the ladder. Sure enough, I stayed with the next rabbit relentlessly until I simply wore him out. Poor thing sat there shivering, its little heart pounding ninety to nothing. ÂDatÂs it der boy,ÂŽ Papa called, ÂWeÂll have him for supper!ÂŽ I cradled the little critter in my arms and started back to the picker, but on the way those poor little brown eyes started to work on me. By the time I caught up with Papa I reluctantly Â” agged him to a stop, ÂIÂm just going to let him go, okay Papa?ÂŽ Papa shook his head, rammed it back in gear, and rode o roaring with laughter. But anywayI wish I could say those were the end of my days running the rabbit trails, but you know, there always somebody out there who seems to get a big kick out of dangling some worthless carrot in front of you. ey seem intent on luring you away from the work the Lord has directed you to do. We must be careful to recognize the devilÂs devices, because he also gets those same people to jump up and laugh as they leave you crying in the dust! Do you want to know whatÂs up Doc? IÂll tell you. Rabbit trails are just a diversionary tactic to keep you from fulÂ“ lling the plan God has for your life. Follow the Lord. ( us says the Lord, your Redeemer, e Holy One of Israel: ÂI am the Lord your God, Who teaches you to proÂ“ t, Who leads you by the way you should go. Isaiah 48:17 NKJV) We Christians need to stay busy harvesting. CanÂt you see how white the Â“ elds are? CanÂt you feel the excitement in the air? ItÂs almost payday! You wonÂt catch my tail stuck in the rungs of the devilÂs ladder anymore. Tricks are for kids.-Guy She eld You can visit Guy She eld at his website www.butanyway. org, or email him at email@example.com. Manatee Springs Church of ChristSunday 10 a.m. .............................Bible Study 11 a.m.......................Worship Period 5 p.m. .......................Worship Period Wednesday 7 p.m. ...............................Bible StudyMinister Gene Dumas352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775Our goal is to ÂSpeak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent.ÂŽ We seek Bible authority for the things that we believe and practice. 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand Red Roots from left to right are Nika, Nicole and Natalie.
The Levy County Journal 5BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case Number: 38-2007-CA804 FRANKIE PETRIE AND GRANVILLE E PETRIE individually and as husband and wife and as successors in interest of HENRY BROWN Petitioners -vsThomas W Kellin, Carol Ann Kellin, Drummond Community Bank, Texas Ship and Drydock Inc., Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund of the State of Florida, Capital City Bank, And Any Unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienor, or other claimants claiming by through under or against the above parties. Respondents NOTICE OF ACTION TO: The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lien Holders, Creditors, Trustees, or Other Claimants claiming by through under or against Thomas W Kellin and Carol Ann Kellin, 12451 NE 101st Ct, Archer, FL 32618-6206; Texas Ship and Drydock Inc., by serv ing their resident agent, George H Lorton,1601 SAHLMAN Drive, Tampa, FL 33605 US; Capital City Bank by serving their resi dent agent, Davis, J Kimbrough, 217 North Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL 32301 US; Drummond Banking Corp. a.k.a. Drummond Bank, by serving their resident agent, GL Drummond, 1627 N. Young Blvd. Chiefland, FL 32626 US; Board of Trustees Of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund of the State of Florida by serving Lee Crandall, Florida Depart ment of Environmental Protection, Office of the General Counsel, MS #35, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL. 32399. Any and all unknown parties claiming by through, under, and against the herein above-named indi vidual defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim any inter est as spouses, heirs, devi sees, grantees, or other claimants, last known ad dresses unknown, current addresses unknown. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to reform a mortgage and to re-enter a final summary judgment of foreclosure on the following property in Levy County, Florida, Part of Section 29, Township 15 South, Range 13 East, Levy County, Florida being also a part of the land described in OR Book 588, Page 328, Levy County Records, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the point of intersection of the centerline of School Road Â“Leg AÂ” with the centerline of State Road No. 24 at the State Road Department Station No. 23+73,80; thence Northeasterly along the said centerline of S.R. #24 along the arc of a curve having a radius of 1145.92 feet and a central angle of 0701Â’10Â”, an arc distance of 140.39 feet; thence S 3323Â’58Â” E., a distance of 44.82 feet to the Easterly R/W line of said SR #24; thence S 4954Â’34Â” E., a distance of 90.04 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S 4958Â’04Â” E., a distance of 150.00 feet; thence S 0826Â’24Â” W., a distance of 53.97 feet; thence N 8607Â’58Â” W., a distance of 110.53 feet; thence N 0507Â’08Â” W., a distance of 50.85 feet; thence N 2435Â’18Â” W., a distance of 12.94 feet; thence N 0924Â’48Â” E., a distance of 81.14 feet to the Point of Beginning. CONTAINING: 0.29 ACRES has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Granville E. Petrie attorney, pro se and petitionersÂ’ attorney whose address is PO Box 1040, Cedar Key, FL 32625, and file the original with this court, either before service on petitionersÂ’ attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. And then the notice shall be published once each week for four consecutive weeks in the Levy County Journal. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on this 7th day of October, 2011. Danny J. Shipp CLERK OF THE COURT. By: Deanna Dobbins /s/ DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Americans with Disabilities Act Â— If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family 4/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., room 410, Gainesville, FL 326016237/fax: 352-374-5238 Pub.: Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 38-2011-CA001131 AMVETS SUWANNEE RIVER POST 422, INC, a Florida non-profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. PATTI COOK; MARVIN R. GAUGER and LOIS A. GAUGER, his wife; JERRY H. RIDGEWAY and JEAN L. RIDGEWAY, his wife; and LEVY COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MARVIN R. GAUGER Post Office Box 431 Rochester, WI 53167 LOIS A. GAUGER Post Office Box 431 Rochester, WI 53167 AS WELL AS any and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them or their heirs, administrators of assigns, as well as all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title to the following property in Levy County, Florida, to-wit: Lot 30, FANNING SPRINGS WOODED ESTATES, 1st Addition, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 1, public records of Levy County, Florida. AS WELL AS a 1999 Fleetwood Mobile Home, ID No. GAFLW35A14945HH21, GAFLW35B14945HH21, and GAFLW35C14945HH21 located thereon. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to it, if any, on CHARLOTTE J. WEIDNER, PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 1354, Bronson, Florida 32621, on or before December 2, 2011 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or immediately thereafter; oth erwise a default will be en tered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. Dated this 24th day of October 2011. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2011. ---------STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS 2011-CP-23-5387 (Non-Jury Â– Quiet Title) COMPLAINT NOT SERVED Tax Map No. 0026.00-08003.00 Greenville Housing Futures, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. Greenville County Tax Collector; Mae Hoffman, Nellie Thompson, Madeline Townsend, Gladys Bledsoe and Evelyn H. Davis, Defaulting Taxpayers, their heirs, successors, and assigns; all other persons or entities, known or unknown, entitled to claim under, by or through the above named Defendants, their heirs, successors and assigns; and all other persons or entities known or unknown, their heirs, successors and assigns, claiming any right, title, interest, estate or lien upon the Real Property described herein Defendants. SUMMONS TO THE DEFENDANTS MAE HOFFMAN, NELLIE THOMPSON, MADELINE TOWNSEND, GLADYS BLEDSOE AND EVEYLN H. DAVIS: You are hereby summoned and required to answer the Complaint in this action, of which a copy is herewith served upon you and which was filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Greenville County, South Carolina on August 11, 2011, and to serve a copy of your Answer to the said Complaint on the subscribers at their offices, 862 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Suite F, Greenville, S. C. 29607, within thirty (30 days after the service hereof, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer the Complaint within the time aforesaid, Plaintiff in this action will apply to the Court for a default judgment for the relief demanded in the Complaint. YOU WILL ALSO TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Rule 53(b) of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure, as amended, effective September 1, 2002, the Plaintiff will move for a general Order of Reference to the Master in Equity for Greenville County, which Order shall, pursuant to Rule 53(b) of the SCRCP, specifically provide that the said Master in Equity is authorized and empowered to enter a final judgment in this action. October 17, 2011 Marion P. Sieffert, P.A., Attorney For Plaintiff By: /s/ Marion P. Sieffert, ID# 12933 862-F South Pleasantburg Drive Greenville, SC 29607 864-232-5411 NOTICE TO ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF DEFENDANT, MAE HOFFMAN, WHO MAY BE INFANTS, ANY UN KNOWN, IMPRISONED OR MENTALLY INCOMPE TENT DEFENDANTS AND ANY DEFENDANTS UN DER LEGAL DISABILITY CLAIMING ANY INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY, THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS ACTION, AND/OR TO THEIR GENERAL OR TESTAMENTARY GUARDIANS (COMMITTEES) WITH WHOM THEY RESIDE: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED AND NOTI FIED that Jacqueline H. Patterson of Greenville, South Carolina, has been ap pointed Guardian ad Litem Nisi by Order on file in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Greenville County, South Carolina, to represent you in the above-captioned matter, and her appointment shall become absolute, unless you apply for the appointment of a Guardian ad Litem to rep resent you, any infant de fendants, any unknown, imprisoned defendants, and any defendants under legal disability and/or any incompetent or insane defendants within thirty days after service of this notice to you. BY: /s/ Marion P. Sieffert, ID# 12933 862-F South Pleasantburg Drive Greenville, SC 29607 864-232-5411 Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, 2011. ---------STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF GREENVILLE IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS LIS PENDENS 2011-CP-23-5387 (Non-Jury Â– Quiet Title) Tax Map No. 0026.00-08003.00 Greenville Housing Futures, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. Greenville County Tax Collector; Mae Hoffman, Nellie Thompson, Madeline Townsend, Gladys Bledsoe and Evelyn H. Davis, Defaulting Taxpayers, their heirs, successors, and assigns; all other persons or entities, known or unknown, entitled to claim under, by or through the above named Defendants, their heirs, successors and assigns; and all other per sons or entities known or unknown, their heirs, suc cessors and assigns, claiming any right, title, in terest, estate or lien upon the Real Property described herein Defendants. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an action to quiet title on tax deed has been instituted in this Court. The tax deed at issue is that certain tax deed from the Tax Collector of Greenville County to the City of Greenville, said deed dated February 9, 2005 and re corded on March 1, 2005 in Deed Book 2132 at Page 641 in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Greenville County (Â“Tax DeedÂ”). The Real Property conveyed by the Tax Deed and affected by this action is described as follows: ALL that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, lying and being situate in the State of South Carolina, County of Greenville, City of Greenville, on the westerly side of Pine Street 121 ft from the in tersection of Mulberry and Pine Streets and 115 ft from the intersection of Pine and Taylor Streets at the corner of lot now or formerly of Griffin and running thence along Pine St in a north direc tion 60 ft and thence turning and running west 152.5 ft to Cook St and thence turning and run ning 60 ft south along Cook St and thence turn ing and running east 152.5 ft along property now or formerly Nichols and Griffin to the begin ning corner. LESS how ever any portion previously conveyed and subject to restrictions of record; also shown as 0.210 Acres on a plat en titled Â“City of Greenville,Â” dated February 9, 2011 and recorded in the Register of Deeds Office for Greenville County in Plat Book 1117 at Page 10 (Greenville County Tax Map No. 0026.00-08-003.00). Marion P. Sieffert, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff By: /s/ Marion P. Sieffert ID #12933 862-F South Pleasantburg Drive Greenville, SC 29607 864-232-5411 Greenville, South Carolina October 24, 2011 Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2009-CA001403 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. ROGER L. BAIRD et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 18, 2011 and entered in Case No. 38-2009CA-001403 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and ROGER L. BAIRD; TENANT #1 N/K/A TERRIANN HATHAWAY are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 28th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 79 AND 80, HIDEAWAY UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 12, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: 2002, MERIT, VIN# FLHML2F170225462A AND FLHML2F170225462B. A/K/A 11013 NW 112TH PLACE, CHIEFLAND, FL 32626 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 18, 2011. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Americans with Disabili ties Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom modation in order to par ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips, Human Resources Manager, Alachua County Fam ily/Civil Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601. Phone: 352-337-6237, Fax: 352-374-5238. Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 38-2010-CA000429 DIVISION: 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, etc., Plaintiff vs. LEONORE L. GOLOTTO., Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1), FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to the Final Judgment entered on October 18, 2011, in Case No: 38-2010-CA-000429 of the Circuit Court, Levy County Florida, in which 21st Mortgage Corporation, etc. is Plaintiff and Leonore L. Golotto, is the defendant, the Clerk of this Court will sell at public sale the following described real property: The SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 9, Township 12 S, Range 17 E, Levy County, Florida, EXCEPTING therefrom the South and East 25 feet thereof for road right of way and public utilities purposes. TOGETHER WITH a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress and public utility purposes over and across the South and East 25 feet of the above described property, and over and across the North 25 feet of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 9, Township 12 S, Range 17, Levy County, Florida Together with 2006 Nobility, Kingswood, 40 x 27 manufactured home, Serial No: N8-12583AB The sale will be held on November 28, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the main lobby to the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida. 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, FL 32301 (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before you scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 18th day of October, 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF SAID COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 38-2010-CA000836 Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. SILVIO PEREZ, NADIEZKA GONZALEZ, INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on October 18, 2011, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida described as: LOT 4, RAINBOW HEIGHTS PHASE ONE, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE(S) 10, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 8250 SE 138TH TER, DUNNELLON, FL 34431; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash. Sales are held in the front lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL, on November 28, 2011 at I I am. Any persons 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 this 18th day of October, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38 2010 CA 000964 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. IVAN LEHMAN; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF IVAN LEHMAN; IF LIVING, IN CLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DE FENDANT(S), IF REMAR RIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UN KNOWN HEIRS, DEVI SEES, GRANTEES,
The Levy County Journal6BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 LEGAL NOTICESAS SIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUS TEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Levy County, Florida, described as: Exhibit P1 Lot 17, Block 54, UNIVERSITY OAKS, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Pages 15, 15A-15M, of the Public Records of Levy County, Florida A/K/A 11631 NE 109th Place Archer, FL 32618 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, At the lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL at 11:00 a.m., on November 28, 2011. DATED THIS 18th DAY OF October, 2011. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 18th day of October, 2011. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provi sion of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at inter firstname.lastname@example.org Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 38-2010-CA001005 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. RAYMOND TIPTON, a single person, Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, DANNY SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for LEVY County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment In Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in LEVY County, Florida, to wit: LOT 8, BLOCK G, CASONÂ’S INGLIS ACRES UNIT 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 41, of the public records of Levy County, Florida. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held in the lobby of the LEVY County Courthouse in Bronson, Florida, on the 28th day of November, 2011, commencing at the hour of 11:00 A.M. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 19th day of October, 2011. DANNY SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 38-2010-CA001006 CAPITAL CITY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. RAYMOND TIPTON, a single person; JENNIFER LEE SAWYER, a single person; and any and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the herein named defendant who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties may claim an interest as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, or other claimants; and any and all unknown tenants in possession, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, DANNY SHIPP, Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for LEVY County, Florida, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment In Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, will sell at public sale the following described property situate in LEVY County, Florida, to wit: LOT 9, BLOCK G, CASONÂ’S INGLIS ACRES UNIT 1, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 41, recorded in public records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 1973 MONT mobile home bearing ID#6012M7662 & Title #5491324. Said sale shall be made to the highest and best bidder for cash pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause and will be held in the lobby of the LEVY County Courthouse in Bronson, Florida, on the 28th day of November, 2011, commencing at the hour of 11:00 A.M. All interested parties shall be governed accordingly by this Notice. DATED this 19th day of October, 2011. DANNY SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2010-CA001024 ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B. Plaintiff, vs. MARSHALL T. LITTLE SR; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARSHALL T. LITTLE SR.; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 18, 2011, and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA-001024, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida. ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B. is Plaintiff and MARSHALL T. LITTLE SR; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARSHALL T. LITTLE SR.; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN THE MAIN LOBBY OF THE COURTHOUSE, AT 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m., on the 9th day of January, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 7, BLOCK H, STEEPLECHASE FARMS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 36, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1993 DOUBLE WIDE SKYLINE MOBILE BEARING ID#47620156AF AND ID#47620156BF LOCATED THEREON. A 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 this 18th day of October, 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of said Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 355 Court Street, Bronson, Fl 32621, Phone No. (352)3743639 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-9558771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO 38-2010-CA001362 FIDELITY BANK OF FLORIDA, N A., Plaintiff, vs ALFRED P. SATTLER and SHAWN HART, a/k/a SHAWN SATTLER, PRIME ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION and SHERMAN ACQUISITION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, Defendants. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the real property located in Levy County, Florida, described as follows: PARCEL NO 39, LEMAR RANCHETTES, of an unrecorded subdivision more particularly described as follows: A parcel of land in the East of Section 13, Township 15 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: For a point of reference commence at the NE corner of Section 13, Township 15 South, Range 17 East; thence run S 0019Â’09Â”W, along the East line of Section 13, a distance of 631.73 feet; thence N. 8909Â’42Â” W, 718.00 feet; thence S. 0043Â’44Â” E. 2039.32 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue S 0043Â’44Â” E. 657.10 feet; thence N 8909Â’42Â” W. 668.55 feet to the West line of the East of Section 13; thence N 0012Â’40Â”E. along said West line of the East of Section 13, a distance of 656.89 feet; thence S. 8909Â’42Â” E. 657.77 feet to close on the Point of Beginning.. Together with Mobile Home located on the Property: 1998 Celebrity Doublewide Serial Nos GAFLW34A27824CE23 AND GAFLW34B27824CE23 shall be sold by the Clerk of this Court, at public sale, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure rendered in the above styled action dated October 18, 2011 at the Levy County Courthouse, in Bronson, Levy County, Florida, at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 12, 2011, to the best and highest bidder for cash.. 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. WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 18th day of October, 2011. (COURT SEAL) Danny Shipp Clerk of Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-CA-000253 WESTSTAR MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. SHIRLEY KULCSAR, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 18, 2011 and entered in Case No. 11-CA000253 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Levy County, Florida wherein WESTSTAR MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is the Plaintiff and SHIRLEY KULCSAR is the Defendant that the Clerk, Danny J. Shipp will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, BoCC Meeting Room, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL a 11:00 a.m., on November 28, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: Parcel No. 3: The East 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 33, Township 12 South, Range 18 East, Levy County. Florida. Along with an easement for ingress and egress over and across the West 30.00 feet and the North 30.00 feet of the West 261.04 feet of the following described Parcel No. 2: For a Point of Reference, commence at the Southwest corner of the East 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 33, Township 12 South, Range 18 East; thence run South 8828Â’02Â” East, a distance of 100.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; from the Point of Beginning, continue South 8828Â’02Â” East, a distance of 362.08 feet to the Northwest corner of that property described in Official Records Book 344, Page 704, Public Records of Levy County, Florida; thence South 0142Â’47Â” East, a distance of 208.44 feet to the Southwest corner of said property described in Official Records Book 344, Page 705 and the Northerly right of way line of State Road 500(U.S. 27A); thence North 7102Â’l3Â” West, along the North right of way line of State Road 500 a distance of 386.87 feet; thence run North 0142Â’47Â” West, a distance of 93.66 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said parcel lying in the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 33, Township 12 South, Range 18 East, Levy County, Florida. Together with a 2009 Palm Harbor triple wide manufactured home, having serial numbers PH09-17561A and PH0917561B and PH0917561C. With an address of 15991 NE Highway 27, Alt, Williston, FL 32696 Â— Mortgage; With an address of 15991 NE Highway 27, Alt, Williston, FL 32696 Â— Modification Account Number: 04256000-00 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. (COURT SEAL) Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk NOTICE TO PERSON WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 3376237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 771. Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No.38-2011-CA-819 The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee, pursuant to the terms of that certain Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of August 1, 1999, related to Metropolitan Asset Funding, Inc., II, Mortgage PassThrough Certificates, Series 1999-B, whose mailing address is Metropolitan Financial Center c/o Metwest Mortgage Services, 601 W. 1st Avenue, Dept. 113200, Spokane, Washington 99201-5013, Plaintiff, vs. Lawrence Paul Leroy, Renata Leroy, Unknown Tenant #1, and Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Lawrence Paul Leroy Residence Unknown If living: if dead, all unknown parties claiming interest by, through, under or against the above named defendant(s), whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other claimants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Levy County, Florida: The East of the SE of SW of Section 3, Township 13 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida, less the South 25 feet thereof deeded to the Board of County Commissioners as shown in Deed Book 80, Page 250, Public Records of Levy County, Florida for Public Road Right-of-Way. Together with 1982 Nobe. Doublewide Mobile Home, ID #Â’s N22555A & N22555B and Title #Â’s 20156812 & 20156816 located thereon. Street Address: 3250 NE 105th Avenue, Bronson, FL 32621 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Clarfield & Okon, P.A., PlaintiffÂ’s attorney, whose address is 500 South Australian Avenue, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 within 30 days after the date of the first publication of this notice, on or before November 2, 2011, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on October 17, 2011. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of said Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 38-2011-CP0054 IN RE: ESTATE OF RALPH C. JACKSON, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The Administration of the estate of RALPH C. JACKSON, deceased, whose date of death was January 8, 2011 and whose social security number was XXXXX-9084 is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the attorney for the personal representative are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate on whom a copy of this NOTICE TO CREDITORS is required to be served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedentÂ’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors is October 27, 2011. /s/ JUDY KAYE LETTELIER 14080 NE 50TH PLACE WILLISTON, FLORIDA 32696 Petitioner Executed on April 21, 2011 /s/ DAVID L. LEVY, ESQUIRE 1608 Hampton Court Safety Harbor, FL 34695 Telephone (727) 581-8787 Telecopier (727) 412-8467 Attorney for Personal Representative FBN Â– 302848 Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 38-2011-CP-176 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF DELORES M. SMITH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Delores M. Smith, deceased, whose date of death was July 20, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 355 S.
The Levy County Journal 7BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’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 FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 27, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Wayne Lebline 1007 Alfreda Ave. Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Martina Nethery Attorney for Wayne Lebline Florida Bar Number: 73127 MARTIN LAW FIRM PL 3701 Del Prado Blvd S. Cape Coral, FL 33904 Telephone: (239) 443-1094 Fax: (239) 443-1168 E-Mail: martina.nethery@ gmail.com Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2010-CA000010 DIVISION: US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2007-WFHE2, Plaintiff, vs. CARLOS A. FROTA et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 18, 2011 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA000010 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2007-WFHE2 is the Plaintiff and CARLOS A. FROTA; CHRISTINE FROTA; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 28th day of November, 2011, the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THAT PART OF BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY, FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE SCHOOL ROAD (LEG A) WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24 (SECTION 340702505) AT THE STATE ROAD DEPARTMENT STATION NO. 26+73.80 FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE, HAVING A RADIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 51 SECONDS, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 102.62 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST RADIAL WITH SAID CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 127.86 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 37 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST 100 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF SAID BLOCK 47, THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE EAST LINE OF BLOCK 47, 46 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 24, BLOCK 47; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOTS 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17 AND 16, BLOCK 47; 117 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD NO. 24; THENCE CON TINUE SOUTHWEST ERLY EXTENDING LAST SAID LINE 50 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT OF INTERSEC TION WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD; THENCE RUN NORTHEASTERLY ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24, TO RETURN TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT THE RIGHT OF WAY STATE ROAD NO. 24 AS CURRENTLY ESTABLISHED AND LESS AND EXCEPT ANY PORTION THEREOF LYING WITHIN THE FOLLOWING DE SCRIBED LAND: THAT PART OF BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY AND THAT PART OF RICHARDSON ISLAND IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 15 SOUTH, RANGE 13 EAST, CEDAR KEY, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICU LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE POINT OF INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE SCHOOL ROAD (LEG A) WITH THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24 (SECTION 340702505) AT STATE ROAD DEPARTMENT SECTION NO. 26+73.80 FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE; THENCE RUN SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE ARE OF A CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 51 SECONDS AN ARC DISTANCE OF 102.62 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST RADIAL WITH SAID CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 127.86 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID BLOCK 47, OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF CEDAR KEY: THENCE RUN SOUTH 05 DEGREES 03 MIN UTES 00 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 84.71 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 70 DE GREES 55 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 126.47 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 71 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 14.80 FEET TO AN IN TERSECTION WITH THE SAID CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 24; THENCE RUN NORTH EASTERLY ALONG AN ARC OF THE SAID CURVE, HAVING A RADIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 05 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 51 SECONDS, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 136.61 FEET TO THE SAID POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 12911 STATE ROAD 24, CEDAR KEY, FL 32625 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 18, 2011. Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips,Human Re sources Manager,Alachua County Family/Civil Court house,201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601; Phone: 352-337-6237, Fax: 352-374-5238 Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Case No. 38-2011-CA000516 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. ARNOLD S. LAGOC, RUSLIN M. SANCHEZ, CESAR P. PENARANDA, JR, ALEX S. OJEDA, III, FERDINAND HABIJAN, R.N. INVESTMENT, LLC and OTTER CREEK PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order entered October 18, 2011, in Case Number 2011-CA000516 in the Circuit Court of Levy County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida, described as: OTTER CREEK Tract 10 A parcel of land in the South 1/2 of Section 7 and the NE 1/4 of Section 18, Township 13 South, Range 15 East, Levy County, Florida, said parcel being more particularly described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at the SE corner of Section 7, Township 13 South, Range 15 East, Levy County, Florida; thence N 8953Â’10Â” W, along the South line of said Section 7, a distance of 1081.69 feet, to the South right of way line of Levy County Road C-336, an 80 foot right of way; thence, along said right of way until otherwise noted, run N 4909Â’44Â” W, 356.38 feet, to the centerline of that easement known as BirdÂ’s Nest Lane as described In the Â‘Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Otter CreekÂ’ recorded in Official Record Book 972 at Page 398, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. and the Point of Beginning; thence continue N 4909Â’44Â” W, 717.04 feet, to the Point of Curvature of a curve concave to the Southwest, having a radius of 5689.58 feet; thence Northwesterly, along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 0337Â’40Â”, a distance of 360.25 feet, to the centerline of the 30Â’ wide drainage easement being Â‘Lateral Ditch Left of Station 253+70Â’ as recorded in Deed Book 63, page 304, public records of Levy County, Florida; thence, departing said right of way line, run S 3712Â’35Â” W, along said centerline, 32.00 feet; thence S 6845Â’35Â” W, along said centerline, 60.00 feet; thence S 5152Â’22Â” W, 690.51 feet; thence S 2933Â’36Â” W, 195.47 feet; thence S 6348Â’49Â” E, 808.23 feet; thence S 2601Â’09Â” E, 355.21 feet, to a point on said easement known as BirdÂ’s Nest Lane; thence S 7342Â’42Â” E, 30.12 feet, to the centerline of said easement; thence, along said centerline for the remainder of this description, run N 2119Â’13Â” E, 318.36 feet; thence N 4357Â’00Â” E, 145.48 feet; thence N 6700Â’03Â” E, 196.08 feet; thence N 5608Â’33Â” E, 276.95 feet, to close on the Point of Beginning. Subject to and together with that 60 foot Ingress, egress and public utilities easement known as BirdÂ’s Nest Lane as described In the Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Otter CreekÂ’ recorded in Official Record Book 972 at Page, 398, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. Subject to the 30Â’ wide drainage easement being Â‘Lateral Ditch Left of Station 253+70Â’ as recorded in Deed Book 63, page 304, public records of Levy County, Florida. Subject to a public utility easement In Sections 7, 17 and 18, Township 13 South, Range 15 East, Levy County, Florida, adjoining the Southwesterly right of way line of Levy County Road C336, and being more particularly described as follows: For a Point of Reference, commence at the SW corner of the East 1/2 of SE 1/4 of Section 12, Township 13 South, Range 14 East, Levy County, Florida; thence N 0008Â’53Â” E, along the West line of said East 1/2 of SE 1/4, a distance of 2645.98 feet, to the South right of way line of Levy County Road C-336, an 80 foot right of way; thence, along said right of way until otherwise noted, rim S 8904Â’43Â” E, 944.46 feet, to the Point of Curvature of a curve concave to the South, having a radius of 2824.79 feet; thence Easterly, along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 0804Â’53Â”, a distance of 398.42 feet, to the centerline of that 60 foot easement known as Live Oak Lane and the Point of Beginning for this utility easement: thence continue along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 2341Â’26Â”, a distance of 1167.99 feet, to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence S 5718Â’23Â” E, 1867.83 feet, to the Point of Curvature of a curve concave to the Southwest, having a radius of 5689.58 feet; thence Southeasterly, along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 0808Â’39Â”, a distance of 808.74 feet, to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence S 4909Â’44Â” E, 2820.00 feet, to the Point of Curvature of a curve concave to the Southwest, having a radius of 2824.79 feet; thence Southeasterly, along the arc of said curve, through a central angle of 1922Â’05, a distance of 954.88 feet, to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence S 2947Â’39Â” E, 907.09 feet, to the South line of NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 13 South, Range 15 East; thence, departing said right of way line of Levy County Road C-336, run S 8952Â’47Â” W, 11.51 feet; thence N 2947Â’39Â” W, parallel with and 10 feet Southwesterly of said right of way line, 601.11 feet; thence N 3142Â’05Â” W, 560.00 feet; thence N 3821Â’15Â” W, 351.18 feet; thence N 4909Â’44Â” W, 337.63 feet; thence continue N 4909Â’44Â” W, parallel with and 35 feet Southwesterly of said right of way line, 2820.00 feet; thence N 5059Â’08Â” W, 359.82 feet; thence N 5621Â’02Â” W, 444.41 feet; thence N 5718Â’23Â” W, parallel with and 45 feet Southwesterly of said right of way line, 1772.47 feet; thence N 5944Â’41Â” W, 415.00 feet; thence N 66Â’52Â’22Â” W, 458.72 feet; thence N 7516Â’16Â” W, 187.10 feet; thence N 7906Â’27Â” W, 187.10 feet, to said centerline of that 60 feet easement known as Live Oak Lane; thence N 1140Â’32Â” E, along said centerline, 30.03 feet, to close on the Point of Beginning. Together with (i) all buildings, improvements, hereditaments, and appurtenances thereunto appertaining, as far as they may during the term of this indenture belong to or be used in connection with the occupancy of any building existing or to be constructed on such property; (ii) all fixtures, equipment and accessions and attachments thereto attached or used in connection with the operation of such property, and all replacements, additions, and betterments to or of any of the foregoing; (iii) all rights in arising easements, rights of way, rights of access, water rights and courses, sewer rights and other rights appertaining thereto; (iv) all as-extracted collateral including without limitation all gas, oil and mineral rights of every nature and kind, all timber to be cut and all other rights appertaining thereto; and (v) all leases, rents and profits therefrom. The real property, buildings, improvements, fixtures, equipment, accessions thereto, appurtenances and all replacements and additions thereof and thereto, all leases and rents therefrom, and all other collateral described above are hereinafter collectively referred to as the Â“Property.Â” at Public Sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the at the Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, FL 32621 at 11:00 a.m. on the 12th day of December, 2011. 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: October 18, 2011. (COURT SEAL) Clerk of Court Levy County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO ACCESS COURT FACILITIES OR PARTICIPATE IN A COURT PROCEEDING AT ANY COURTHOUSE OR COURT PROGRAM, YOU SHOULD WITHIN TWO (2) DAYS OF RECEIPT OF NOTICE, CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION TO REQUEST AN ACCOMMODATION. PLEASE, CONTACT THE FOLLOWING: COURT ADMINISTRATION, 2012 E. UNIVERSITY AVE., GAINESVILLE, FL 33801; PHONE (352) 337-6237. HEARING AND VOICE IMPAIRED: 1-800-955-8771; EMAIL: ADARequest@jud8. flcourts.org Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2010-CA001438 FORECLOSURE ADVISORS, LLC Plaintiff, vs. PATRICIA A. PENNINGTON; DONNIE R. PENNINGTON; HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III; PALISADES COLLECTION, L.L.C. ASSIGNEE OF HSBC; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 20, 2011 and entered in Case No. 38-2010-CA-001438, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida. FORECLOSURE ADVISORS, LLC is Plaintiff and PATRICIA A. PENNINGTON; DONNIE R. PENNINGTON; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III; PALISADES COLLECTION, L.L.C. ASSIGNEE OF HSBC; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at IN THE MAIN LOBBY OF THE COURTHOUSE, AT 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m., on the 12th day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 8, BLOCK A, INGLEWOOD ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 6, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH AND INCLUDING THAT CERTAIN 1977 BENDIX DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME ID# EA0208A AND # EA0208B A 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 with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 20th day of October, 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of said Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommo dation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at S. 355 Court Street, Bronson, Fl 32621, Phone No. (352)374 3639 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-9558771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (ViaFlorida Relay Services). Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011-CA-681 BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. RANDALL HARVEY, et. al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: RANDALL HARVEY AND CANDACE HARVEY if alive. and/or dead his (their) unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees and all persons or parties claiming by, through, under or against him (them). Residence is unknown. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Action for foreclosure of a mortgage on the following property in LEVY County, Florida: LOT 9, BLOCK 48, OF THE REPLAT OF WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 5 THROUGH 5E, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on SPEAR AND HOFFMAN, P.A., Attorneys, whose address is 9700 South Dixie LEGAL NOTICES
The Levy County Journal8BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 Service JackÂs Land Highway, Suite 610, Miami, Florida 33156, (305) 6702299, within 30 days after the first publication of the notice, and to file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on SPEAR AND HOFFMAN, P.A., attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on this 21st day of OCTOBER, 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP Clerk of the Court By: Gwen McElroy /s/ As Deputy Clerk. Pub.: Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2008-CA-001181 Division No. Section. FIRST HORIZON HOME LOANS, a division of FIRST TENNESSEE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff(s), vs. RICHARD HAMMOCK, et al Defendant(s) RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 26, 2011, and entered in Case No. 2008-CA-001181 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein FIRST HORIZON HOME LOANS, a division of FIRST TENNESSEE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and RICHARD HAMMOCK are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FloridaÂ„ at 11:00 a.m. on the 28th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: The W 1/2 of E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 36, Township 10 South, Range 14 East, Levy County, Florida; LESS right of way for Levy County Road 346A; AND LESS: A Tract of land contained in that certain Contract for Deed to JOHN R. LEGER and BELINDA LEGER dated 06/01/1983 and recorded in O.R. Book 222, page 347, Public Records of Levy County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the SW corner of the W 1/2 of E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of Section 36-10-14 as a Point of Reference; thence run North to the North right of way line of State Road S-346A to and for the Point of Beginning; thence continue North 655 feet; thence run East 133 feet; thence run South 655 feet to the North right way line of State Road S-346A; thence run West along the North right of way line of State Road S-346A, 133 feet to close on the Point of Beginning. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AF TER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAIN ING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at LEVY County, Florida, this 26th day of October, 2011. (COURT SEAL) DANNY J. SHIPP, Clerk LEVY County, Florida By: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 3, 10, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORID/\, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY Case #: 38-2006-CA000636 HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED NOTEHOLDERS OF RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005-3, RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET-BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-3 Plaintiff, -vs.AMY H. JONES; FLORIDA FARM BUREAU CASU ALTY INSURANCE COM PANY A/S/O JAMES A. BROWN AND MYRA P. BROWN; JAMES A. BROWN; MYRA P. BROWN; UNKNOWN PAR TIES IN POSSESSION #1; IF LIVING, AND ALL UN KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS. Defendant(s). SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated October 27, 2011, entered in Civil Case No. 38-2006-CA-000636 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED NOTE HOLDERS OF RENAIS SANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 20053, RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSETBACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-3 Plaintiff and AMY F. JONES are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE BOCC MEETING ROOM AT LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED Al 355 S. COURT STREET, BRONSON LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M., February 27, 2012, the following de scribed property as set forth in said final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 5. BLOCK D, CASONÂ’S INGLIS ACRES, UNIT 1, AC CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 at BRONSON, Florida, this 27th day of October, 2011. DANNY J. SHIPP CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Levy County, Florida BY: Gwen McElroy /s/ Deputy Clerk Pub.: Nov. 3, 10, 2011. ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 11-CP-000185 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT E. WALKER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of ROBERT E. WALKER, deceased, Case Number: 11-CP-000185, is pending in the Circuit Court for Levy County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is: 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the personal representative and that personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is: November 3, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ ROBERT A. WALKER DANIEL HICKS, P.A. By: /s/ Daniel Hicks, Exquire 421 South Pine Avenue Ocala, Florida 34471 (352) 351-3353 FL Bar No.: 0145139 Attorney for Personal Representative cc: Agency for Healthcare Administration Florida Department of Revenue Joyce A. Dunkin Pub.: Nov. 3, 10, 2011. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE D.A.M. Properties, LLP, Commercial Division, d/b/a L&L Storage, pursuant to the provisions of the Florida Self Storage Facility Act (Fla. Stat. 83.801, et sec.), hereby gives notice of sale under said Act, to wit: On November 19, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at L&L Storage, 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue, Williston, Florida, D.A.M Properties, LLP, Commercial Division, by and through its agent, will conduct a sale by any other means necessary, (Sealed Bids, Yard Sale or Auction) to satisfy a statutory lien. For the contents of the storage bay or bays rented by the following person/persons: Ronald Daniels 17 SE 2nd Ave Williston, FL (Last Known) John Boyd 2851 NE 200 Ave Williston, FL (Last Known) Patrice Jones 1263 NE 1 Ave. Willilston, FL (Last Known) Ginger or Jason Woodle 145 Malabu Drive Lexington, KY (Last Known) Consists of household, personal, or miscellaneous items, stored at L&L Storage, 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue, Williston, Florida. Manager reserves the right to bid and refuse or reject any and all bids. The Sale is being made to satisfy a statutory lien. The public is invited to attend. Dated October 28, 2011 L&L Storage 2990 N.E. 200th Avenue Williston, Florida 32696 (352) 528-6179 Sate Date: November 19, 2011 Pub.: Nov. 3, Nov. 10, 2011. ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC WORKSHOP The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) announces the following public workshop to which all interested persons are invited: Groundbreaking Ceremony for Phase 1, Wares Creek Flood Protection Project. Governing Board members may attend. DATE/TIME: Monday, November 14, 2011; 10 a.m. PLACE : Intersection of 15th Street West and Manatee Avenue, Bradenton, FL 34205 A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Nicholas Azarra, Manatee County Outreach Coordinator; (941)745-3771 or Nicholas.Azzara@mymanatee. org For more information, you may contact: Lou.Kavouras@watermatters.org 1(800)423-1476 (FL only) or (352)796-7211, x4604 (Ad Order EXE0174) Pub.: Nov. 3, 2011. ----------NOTICE In accordance with Section 121.055, Florida Statutes, Southwest Florida Water Management District intends to designate the following positions for inclusion in the Senior Management Service Class of the Florida Retirement System: Assistant Executive Director; Chief of Staff; Director, Resource Management; Director, Operations, Maintenance and Construction. 10/20/11, 10/21/11, 10/25/11, 10/27/11, 11/03/11 (Ad Order No. HRD005) Pub.: Nov. 3, 2011. ---------IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER Otter Creek WTP Has Levels of Disinfection ByProducts Above Drinking Water Standards What happened? Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this is not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what we are doing to correct this situation. We routinely monitor for the presence of drinking water contaminants. Testing results we received from samples taken 08/02/2011 show that our system exceeds the standards, or maximum contaminant levels (MCL), for Disinfection By-Products (DBPs), which includes Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs) and Haloacetic Acids [Five] (HAA5s). The standard for TTHMs is 80 micrograms per liter ( g/L) and the average level of TTHMs over the last year was 243.9 g/L. The standard for HAA5s is 60 g/L, the average level of HAA5s over the last year was 108.2 g/L. What should I do? Some people who drink water containing TTHMs in excess of the MCL over many years may experience problems with their liver, kidneys, or central nervous system, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. Some people who drink water containing HAA5s in excess of the MCL over many years may have an increased risk of getting cancer. Any customers who are concerned about their exposure to DBPs may choose alternative sources of water for ingestion. What does this mean? This is not an immediate risk. If it had been, you would have been notified immediately. What is being done? This is what we are doing to lower our DBPs levels: We are flushing the system. We are reducing the chlorine residual to help reduce DBPs. We are increasing sampling for DBPs. We will inform you when additional samples show levels of DBPs below the MCLs. We are looking at a new wellhead site. We are drilling a test well 3 miles east of Highway 19. We anticipate resolving the problem within this time frame: Within the next few weeks we will have test results from the test well. We will then either proceed with plans for the new wellhead or start looking at alternate well sites in the area nearby. For more information, please contact the town clerk, Rose Severino, at Town Hall (352) 486-4766. Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail. This notice is being sent to you by Otter Creek WTP State Public Water System ID#: 2380854 Date distributed: October 31, 2011 Pub.: Nov. 3, 2011. ---------REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES I. INTENT The North Florida Broadband Authority (the Â“AuthorityÂ”) is soliciting proposals from qualified Florida attorneys at law in regard to the legal representation of the Au thority as outlined in the Scope of Services below. The Authority is a Florida local government authority created by interlocal agreement pursuant to sec tion 163.01(7)(g), Florida Statutes, to build a middle mile wireless broadband system in north central Florida, which is funded by a Broadband Technology Opportunity Program grant. The Attorney selected from the applicants will be required to enter into a two (2) year contract to provide legal services for the Authority with a two (2) year renewal clause. The contract would be terminable on thirty (30) daysÂ’ notice from either party, except that legal counsel would be required to continue in said position after the foregoing thirty (30) daysÂ’ notice until such time as the Authority retains other suitable legal counsel. The Authority may elect to enter into a contract with a law firm, but the Authority will require that one (1) member of such law firm be designated the AuthorityÂ’s Attorney within the contract, and that person specifically shall oversee all functions relating to the AuthorityÂ’s legal work. The Attorney selected to serve as the AuthorityÂ’s Attorney, not the law firm that contracts to provide services, must be a mem ber of the Florida Bar Asso ciation, in good standing for at least ten (10) years. It is required that the applicant has at least five (5) years Florida local government legal experi ence, including litigation and real estate experience. It is desirable that the appli cant have some utility or telecommu nications legal experience. II. SCOPE OF SERVICES A. The Attorney shall provide the Authority the following monthly services under a lump sum retainer, or hourly fee as quoted: 1. Attendance at all regular Board meetings. Attendance at all Special Board meetings barring court hearing conflicts or short notice hearings where less than four (4) hours notice is given legal counsel. 2. Attendance at all workshops and subcommittee meetings when requested. 3. Preparation of con tracts, policies, Resolutions and other documents as requested by the Board and staff for the AuthorityÂ’s Board. 4. Research and preparation of legal opinions and advice to the Authority, its officials and appointed managers, including con sultations by phone or in person. 5. Consultation for all legal matters, as necessary, with the Board of Directors and appointed managers. B. The Attorney shall provide the Authority the following services under an hourly rate fee structure or other negotiated fee structure: 1. Litigation Â– (State, Federal or Administrative) on behalf of the Authority. a. When specifically directed by the Authority to file or defend a suit(s). b. When the Authority specifically directs legal counsel to intervene in a legal proceeding, or directs legal counsel to appeal any administrative or court decision, arbitration or mediation matter. 2. Bond/Note Issue; as specifically directed by the Authority. III. PROCESS The Attorney shall provide the Authority with the fol lowing information for review and consideration. A. Description of relevant experience in Florida local government law, litigation, real estate, utility and telecommunications. B. Bios of all attorneys who would be providing services, including the per son designated as the Au thorityÂ’s Attorney. C. List of five (5) client references. D. Details of all Bar (Florida or otherwise) complaints and/or issues and an explanation to include resolution and/or status; ten (10) previous years. E. List incidents or occasions where you have been sued for malpractice or been a defendant in a suit, in the past ten (10) years. Provide details. IV. FEE STRUCTURE The Attorney proposing to provide the following legal services shall detail the fees for services as follows: A. (1) Monthly lump sum retainer fee, or $ _____ (2) Hourly fee for services not covered below $ _____ B. Litigation Â– Hourly rate $ _____ C. Bonds/Note Issue Â– Hourly rate or percentage $ _____ D. Travel Â– Hourly rate $ _____ Per Diem $ _____ V. RESPONSE All responses must be submitted in sealed envelopes marked on the front Â“Proposal for Legal Services NFBA 12-02Â” and received by the Authority no later than 4:00 p.m. on November 10, 2011. An original and eight (8) copies of the response must be provided. All responses must be addressed to: NFBA Legal Service RFP 12-02 C/O Mr. Wendell Johnson, City Manager City of Lake City 205 N.E. Marion Avenue Lake City, FL 32055 The responses will be reviewed by Authority Staff and forwarded to the NFBA Transition Committee for their consideration. The Authority reserves the right to reject all applications, negotiate with a desired respondent, or to re-adver tise if deemed appropriate. Pub.: Nov. 3, 2011. ---------LEGAL NOTICES
The Levy County Journal 9BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 is week Last week Year agoSteers over 600 lbs 3% 2% 1% Steers under 600 lbs 43% 41% 43% Heifers over 600 lbs 1% 1% 1%Heifers under 600 lbs 36% 36% 37% Feeder cows 3% 0% 2% Slaughter cows 12% 17% 13% Bulls 2% 3% 3% Slaughter Cows Breakers 75-80 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price1200-1495 1298 58.00-78.00 70.58 1225-1505 1384 76.50-84.00 80.16 HDSlaughter Cows Boners 80-85 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price850-1190 1067 59.00-74.00 67.57 925-1190 1105 72.00-82.00 76.21 HD 855-1135 970 53.00-64.00 59.04 LD 1200-1590 1335 59.00-73.00 67.88 1200-1540 1294 71.00-80.00 74.51 HD 1215-1425 1313 52.00-59.00 56.63 LDSlaughter Cows Lean 85-90 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price850-1185 1028 51.00-66.00 58.76 865-1190 972 50.00-55.00 53.75 LD 1275-1500 1379 58.00-64.00 61.42Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price1055-1490 1339 70.00-85.00 77.54 1035-1400 1276 67.00-69.00 68.00 LD 1500-2100 1681 75.00-87.00 80.93 1500-1840 1688 86.00-95.00 88.27 HD 1565-1800 1693 69.00-76.00 72.37 LDFeeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 223 167.50-200.00 182 250-295 271 162.00-185.00 173.5 300-345 323 150.00-175.00 160.57 350-395 369 130.00-165.00 142.8 400-445 421 121.00-147.50 130.92 450-495 469 115.00-140.00 125.86 500-545 517 114.00-132.00 122 550-595 565 113.00-130.00 119.59 600-645 619 111.00-127.00 118.18 650-695 666 110.00-122.00 117.05 700-735 711 109.00-117.00 111.93Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 224 140.00-170.00 156.35 250-295 276 130.00-168.00 153.17 300-345 323 120.00-152.00 137.31 350-395 373 115.00-142.00 127.8 400-440 424 108.00-128.00 119.15 450-495 471 104.00-129.00 114.31 500-545 521 103.00-122.00 111.09 550-590 568 99.00-120.00 108.12 600-640 617 100.00-113.00 106.45 650-695 675 100.00-109.00 104.47Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 219 132.00-182.50 145.72 250-290 272 122.50-147.50 133.98 300-345 321 118.00-147.00 128.86 350-395 371 107.00-133.00 119.34 400-445 417 108.00-128.00 115.17 450-495 470 104.00-126.00 111.38 500-545 520 104.00-124.00 109.38 550-590 567 104.00-116.00 107.29 600-645 615 103.00-112.00 106.24Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price200-245 225 115.00-135.00 125.13 250-290 269 110.00-137.50 119.05 300-345 322 105.00-132.00 115.02 350-395 370 103.00-120.00 109.75 400-445 423 99.00-117.00 106.04 450-495 472 97.00-113.00 104.48 500-545 522 95.00-110.00 102.27 550-595 573 95.00-110.00 100.7 615-645 627 94.00-101.00 97.92 680-685 683 97.00-105.00 100.99Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price905-1090 991 68.00-88.00 78.38 1205-1295 1253 67.00-79.00 72.26Bred Cows Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price940-1095 1028 61.00-68.00 64.98 4-6 MoBred 1230-1255 1243 63.00-65.00 63.99 4-6 MoBredCow Calf Pairs Medium and Large 2-3 Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price965-1055 1003 700.00-800.00 735.05Florida Cattle Auctions Weekly SummaryBartow, FL Fri Oct 28, 2011 USDA-FL Dept of AG Market NewsAt the Florida Livestock Auctions; Cattle receipts at 8 markets; Okeechobee, Lakeland, Webster, Ellisville, Arcadia, Ocala, Madison and Lake City, receipts totaled 11,610 compared to 9,680 last week, and 10,347 last year. According to the Florida Federal-State Livestock Market News Service: Compared to one week ago, slaughter cows 1.00 to 2.00 higher, bulls steady to 1.00 lower, feeder steers and heifers mostly steady, replacement cows poorly tested. Across1. ChildrenÂs vacation place 5. Spiked wheels on boot heels 10. Burst of wind 14. Sundae topper, perhaps 15. Fort Knox unit 16. ÂIÂm ___ you!ÂŽ 17. Legal status in two countries (2 wds) 20. Vertebrate with embryonic sac 21. Figures of speech? 22. Carbonium, e.g. 23. Notch in a battlement 24. Barley bristle 26. ___ song (2 wds) 29. Â___ who?ÂŽ 31. Account 32. Comparatively cockamamie 35. ÂOverÂŽ follower in the Â“ rst line of Â e Caissons Go Rolling AlongÂŽ 37. Protection to foreign persecuted persons (2 wds) 40. Caught in the act 41. Happening every school session 42. Basic unit of money in Romania 43. Common request (acronym) 45. Colors 46. DriverÂs lic. and others 47. Vibrations detected by ears 50. Air letters? 52. School custodian 54. Free from dirt 58. Pertaining to the chemical action of electricity 60. Ditch 61. Pouts 62. Addition column 63. Amount to make do with 64. All in 65. Â___ quam videriÂŽ (North CarolinaÂs motto)Crossword Puzzle1. Conclusion 2. Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g. 3. No signiÂ“ cance 4. SalkÂs conquest 5. ÂLaugh-InÂŽ segment 6. Cracker spread 7. Altdorf is its capital 8. Gillette product 9. About 1.3 cubic yards 10. Date exclusively (2 wds) 11. Joining of political antagonists (pl.) 12. Ado 13. First-rate 18. Duck meat slowly cooked in its own fat 19. Your grandmother (pl.) 23. False reports 24. Â e Sound of MusicÂŽ backdrop 25. Beau 27. ÂDonÂt bet ___!ÂŽ (2 wds) 28. Dash 30. Pivoted 33. Estimated Lean Meat Yield (acronym) 34. Abnormal respiratory sound 36. Flightless Â” ock 38. Bills 39. Modus operandi 44. Short shot 48. Standards 49. Sag 51. Ralph of Â e WaltonsÂŽ 52. Come together 53. ___ vera 54. Chinese dynasty from 557-589 55. Â___ we forgetÂŽ 56. ___ souci 57. Â... or ___!ÂŽ 59. Nod, maybe DownFor this weekÂs crossword puzzle answers, visit our Web site at www.levyjournalonline.com Click on the Brain Teaser tab to Â“ nd the answers. Obituaries continued fron page 4B After one meeting and one month of work, the Levy County Dog and Cat Rescue Task Force wishes to announce that we have assembled 20 or so citizens, business owners and professionals. is of course is only the Â“ rst step. We hope to see many more of you commit to helping the needs of the abandoned and abused cats and dogs in Levy County. We wish to acknowledge Feisty Acres for their hard work with cats and hope many of you will consider helping them with any donations and volunteer work at their sanctuary and kennel operation. Following our Â“ rst meeting, the group has made several decisions. First the consensus was to start a new Levy County Rescue group to retake the rescue operation within the county. As we discussed last month, rescue groups who generally service adjoining counties have been Â“ lling the gap for more than 2 years while the HSLC has not been rescuing. is new rescue group will develop further at the next meeting and will be looking for experienced individuals to seat a newly forming board of directors. e organization will work closely with Second Chance Rescue, Sheltering Hands Rescue, Paws & Claws Rescue and Williston Animal Group to create a Levy County network for rescue, foster, adoption and transportation of dogs and cats from the Levy County Animal Shelter to avoid overpopulation and eventually being euthanized. Board members will either have previous hands-on experience with animal rescue, foster, adoption or any area of the organization or must agree to actively work in an area while a board member. Board members in rescue are required to be ÂHands On.ÂŽ At the Â“ rst meeting the group appointed coordinators for the following areas: rescue, transportation spay/neuter. We have some volunteers willing to transport, foster, fundraise and work a kennel once developed, but weÂll need several more to facilitate the entire ongoing rescue operation. ere are several areas we have not yet addressed and wish to develop further such as fostering, adoption programming, therapeutic opportunities for rescued animals, humane population control techniques, education and disaster planning/rescue. We plan to o er training in the near future in the area of disaster rescue and be prepared for the counties future needs. We hope you can see we are moving forward for the purpose of rescue. We look forward to seeing or hearing from anyone who has a desire to work with a rescue group of this nature. We invite those who we may have missed within the countyÂs rescue community to partner with us to create a comprehensive network of citizen-based groups for the abandoned and abused animals of Levy County. e next meeting will be on Monday Night, Nov. 7 at 6:00 p.m., at A&A Restaurant in Bronson, (across from the post o ce). We will have an informal meeting and have you on your way home by 8:00 p.m. Please join forces with us and help Â“ nd a solution for our CountyÂs abandoned and neglected animal problems. Visit our web pages for details www.LevyTaskForce.org or email us at: LevyTaskForce@ gmail.comLevy County Dog and Cat Rescue Task Force Moving ForwardOctober 28, 2011 at the age of 70. She was born January 9, 1941 to Fitz and Janie Fitzudh in Bell, Fla. Coming from Bell she has lived in Williston for 45 years. She worked most of her life as a Title Researcher with Levy Title and Abstract Company. Being of the Baptist faith, she belonged to the First Baptist Church of Williston. Mrs. Suggs is survived by her sons: Alan Suggs (Cyndi), Lewis Suggs (Julie), Adam Suggs; her brothers, Lee Cain and Fitz Cain; her sister, Sister Piezinsky; and grandchildren: Ti any Prats, Aaron, Austin and Grace Suggs. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Orange Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home Williston, Fla. Middleton below has a picMARIE R. MIDDLETONJune 14, 1931 Â… October 29, 2011 Marie R. Middleton of Old Town passed away on October 29, 2011 at the age of 80. Marie was born on June 14, 1931 in Centralia, Missouri to William and Bertha Rawlings. She was of the Methodist faith and a member of Old Town United Methodist Church. She moved to Old Town in 1988 from Ft. Myers, Fla. She retired from banking in 1988 and then went to work for Nature Coast Insurance until her health forced her to retire in 2010. She enjoyed crocheting, doing cross stitch, reading, cooking. She loved the outdoors doing yard work, walking and bicycling. She was also very active with her church and the cemetery. Marie is survived by her husband of 28 years Dan Middleton Sr.; son Robert ÂGeneÂŽ Peterson (Debby) and step-son Dan Middleton Jr.; daughters Maebelle Hudson (Jerry), Kathy Rifenberg (Tink), and step-daughter Dana Brownell (Hal); eight grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren. A memorial service will be held on ursday, November 3, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Old Town United Methodist Church in Old Town with Pastor Carl Rainear o ciating. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral HomeChieÂ” and. OPAL GEARLDINE DURRANCE FOSTER PYLESMarch 16, 1932 Â… October 31, 2011 Opal Gearldine Durrance Foster Pyles of ChieÂ” and passed away on October 31, 2011 at the age of 79. She was born on March 16, 1932 and was raised in ChieÂ” and to James ÂJimÂŽ and Annie Mae (Geiger) Durrance. She was of the Pentecostal faith and a member of Living Praise Church of God in Trenton. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was very active with her church and was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was one of the Â“ rst street ministers in ChieÂ” and. Mrs. Pyles Â“ rst married Joel R. Foster and after his death later married AD Pyles who also preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; husbands; brother Paul Grady Durrance; sister Edith Durrance Asbel; and step-daughter Gloria Jean Foster whose husband (Howard Tuberville) lives in Bonifay. She is survived by her daughters: Edna (Bruce) Gri n of ChieÂ” and, Sara (Amos) Riggs of ChieÂ” and; step-daughter Joenelle Foster (Johnny) Garrish of Marrianna, Stephany Pyles (Daniel) Barrick of Panacea; sister Betty Durrance Gainey of Cross City; two grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren. Her younger sister Betty was born on OpalsÂ 9th birthday and Opal is also the one who got to name Betty. Visitation was held on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home-ChieÂ” and. Funeral service is being held on ursday, November 3, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Knau Funeral HomeChieÂ” and with Logan Gri n, Bro. Davis and Bro. Jim o ciating. Arrangements are under the care of Knau Funeral HomeChieÂ” and. Polish up that Harley, and get ready to help some needy kids. e big annual run is coming up. Saturday November 19, 2011 will be the 7th Annual Nature Coast Toys for Tots motorcycle run, which is authorized and sanctioned by the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Participants are to bring a new unwrapped toy to donate, or to make a cash donation. ere is no charge to sign up for this yearÂs run. All two and three-wheeled bikes are welcome. e run will originate at BubbaQueÂs in ChieÂ” and, located at 116 N. Main Street in downtown. Signup starts at 10:15 AM and ends at noon. e procession will depart promptly at 12:15 PM, with law enforcement escort, and will end at CharlieÂs Bar, located at 21454 SE Highway 19, between Old Town and Cross City. Riders will then present their donation to a uniformed United States Marine. As has been a tradition, there will be a stage set up out back with live music being provided by three of Dixie CountyÂs favorite bands Â… Steel Bridge, Section 8, and Dotti South & the Slackers. Live music commences about 1:00 PM with the arrival of the escort. While no cars or trucks are permitted to be in the run, due to safety concerns, everyone is welcome to join the festivities at CharlieÂs. e free event is expected to run until about 5:00 PM. ere is no charge to attend; but people are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy, or to make a cash donation. ere will be great food, libation, vendors, auctions and ra es. All proceeds and collected toys will go to the areaÂs Toys for Tots program, which beneÂ“ ts needy local children at Christmas. Many of the riders also decorate their motorcycles with a Christmas motif. Early reports indicate there may be well over 150 riders this year. For questions about the event, please contact Scott Turner at (352) 221-0304; or Toy Coordinator Vince Arcadi, at (352) 542-2043, if you would like to donate, but canÂt attend. 7th Annual Nature Coast
The Levy County Journal10BNovember 3, 2011www.levyjournalonline.com Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923 I n l o v i n g m e m o r y o f In loving memory of S h a r k y & S h e l l e y Sharky & ShelleyI thought of you today, but that is nothing new. I thought of you yesterday and days before that too. I think of you in silence, I often speak your name. All I have is memories and a picture in a frame. Your memory is a keepsake from which IÂll never part. God has you in his arms, I have you in my heart.Please join us for the 1st annual Sharky & Shelley BeneÂ“ t Poker Run on November 5, 2011. On August 27, 2011, Shelley and Sharky Roberts were killed when their car was struck by an SUV that was traveling down the wrong side of the road. ey are survived by two sons, ages 21 and 8 and two daughters, ages 18 and 6. ese runs will be used to assist the children with needs and education expenses. We will Meet and Depart at AMVETS Post 444 at 10:30 a.m., KSU at 11:00 a.m. with stops at: 1st Â… AMVETS 88 in Bronson; 2nd Â… AMVETS 422 in ChieÂ” and; 3rd Â… AMVETS 447 in Inglis; 4th Â… WillardÂs 5th Â… Sunray Saloon Finish at Post 444 where food and 50/50 ra es will be available. $15 per poker hand or $6 meal donation Â… extra card $1 each. Please feel free to bring a covered dish, it would be greatly appreciated. All vehicles are welcome.For more info: Jack Mills (352) 558-4440 or Scott Shackleton (352) 2213-3450. e Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, Oct. 27 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. What a busy day we had. Many of the Bible Squares have been completed so we can begin to see how lovely the quilt will be. e Log Cabin Quilt that will be going to the State Fair in February was taken out of the frame for hemming to be done. It took months for us to complete and is one of the many variations of the Log Cabin design. We have our new refrigerator in place. We bought several many years ago at Beauchamp Hardware and hope that the new one will last that long. Greg and six boys were out Tuesday and got everything in place. We are so very pleased with all the work the boys do for us every week. anks Lancaster. ursday lunch was so good with chicken, corn chowder, candied sweet potatoes, two types of beef and noodles, deviled eggs, salmon cakes, corn bread, fruit cake, pineapple cake and so much more. Â„ Winnelle Horne Call or write to us at PO Box 2990, ChieÂ” and, FL 32644-2990 or email email@example.com.Found Photo In the Fall of 2003, a Levy County Journal sta er discovered a white box full of photographs that may or may not have run in earlier editions of the newspaper. e box was unmarked, and the photographs remain unidentiÂ“ ed and unclaimed. Hence the name of our feature: Found Photo. We ask our readers to take a look and see if they can identify the folks in the photo, as well as the story behind it.Log Cabin QuiltersPat Godfrey has completed her Autumn Leaves quilt. ItÂ’s so nice to see the gorgeous fall leaves without having to rake them.Ibanez Jam Pack acoustic guitar outÂ“ t, retail price $249.99; same guitar personally autographed by Easton Corbin, priceless (to borrow a line from a credit card commercial). A comparable guitar signed by Easton brought over $600 at Haven HospiceÂs Fall Event earlier this month. But this guitar can be won by purchasing a ra e ticket for as little as $2! To help fund the Fanning Springs Chamber of CommerceÂs 23rd annual Festival of Lights and Lighted Boat Parade, the Chamber is ra ing this guitar along with several other prizes. e Ibanez guitar was donated to the Fanning Springs Chamber by Dixie Music Center and happily autographed by former student Easton Corbin. e drawing for this instrument will be at the Festival of Lights on Saturday Dec. 10. Ra e tickets are only $2.00 each, or four for $5.00. Tickets are available at Dixie Music Center, or at any Fanning Springs Chamber event, including the day of the drawing at the festival. Winner need not be present to win. Other ra e prizes at this time include a beautiful Â“ sh wall decoration donated by A Point of View in Fanning Springs, two end tables and a co ee table donated by Bob Kerr, and six overnight passes for area campgrounds donated by Barb Locke. Other prizes are expected to be added before the festival. Other events on the calendar for the Fanning Springs Chamber include a Â“ sh fry on Friday Nov. 4 to be held at Bell Springs located at Florida St. and Stephen Foster in the town of Fanning Springs, at 5:00 PM and a yard sale on Saturday Nov. 12 at the parking lot of the BearÂs Den on US 19 in Fanning Springs. All proceeds go towards funding this yearÂs festival. For further information please contact the Chamber at (352) 463-9089. Pictured, left to right, are Chamber members Bob and Dotti Leichner of Dixie Music Center and Al Barrett. Photo courtesy of Bob Leichner. Watching the electric meter spin backwards, Commissioner Lisa Polak Edgar today observed Â“ rsthand how the Florida Public Service CommissionÂs (PSC) net metering rule is working thanks to Progress Energy Florida (PEF) customer Kenneth Celmer, who voluntarily displayed his solar photovoltaic systemÂ„and his savingsÂ„for National Energy Awareness Month. Commissioner Edgar, who chaired the PSC when the net metering rule was approved, visited CelmerÂs Orlando residence to see his solar photovoltaic system, operational since June. His usual $350 August and September electric bills, went down to $109 and $99 respectively. To date, Celmer has saved more than $400. ÂMr. Celmer is using his solar system to meet much of his energy needs and to decrease his electric bills,ÂŽ Commissioner Edgar said. Â e beneÂ“ ts of solar energy, however, reach far beyond his rooftop, sending renewable energy back to the electric grid and decreasing the utilityÂs need for fossil fuels.ÂŽ e primary goal of net metering is to add value for customers who install renewable energy systems at their homes or businesses to o set part or all of their electric needs. Any excess energy generated by the system and not used by the customer can be delivered to the utility. e PSCÂs net metering rule applies to a broad range of renewable energy systems, including solar thermal, solar photovoltaics, wind, biomass, and hydroelectric. Since customers with a renewable system sometimes generate more energy than they use in a billing cycle, the net metering rule requires any excess energy delivered to the utility be credited on the customersÂ next bill. Since its implementation in 2006, the PSCÂs expanded net metering rule has helped grow the stateÂs customer-owned renewable generation. Last year alone, homes and businesses using solar, and other renewables, increased by 75 percent. OctoberÂs Energy Awareness Month is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, and this yearÂs theme is, ÂTurn Words into Action; Turn Action into Results.ÂŽ Consumer tips from the U.S. Department of EnergyÂs Energy E ciency and Renewable Energy Web site are located at http://www.eere.energy.gov. For additional information, visit www. Â” oridapsc.com. Follow the PSC on Twitter, @Â” oridapsc.CustomerÂ’s Solar System Helps PSC See Net Metering Rule in Action Win Easton Corbin Autographed Guitar I T P A Y S T O IT PAYS TO A D V E R T I S E ADVERTISE And thereÂs no better place than the Levy County Journal Contact Ren today for advertising rates and monthly specials at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-490-4462 Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923