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Bronson Burglars 2A Timmons gets Scholarship 3A Drummond Birthday 3A FFA Rodeo 8A Bronson Champs 1B Bids 7Bcontinued to page 8A continued to page 5A continued to page 5A By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterRegional General Hospital in Williston is rapidly improving its facilities and stang under the new owner, but a remark by Levy County Department of Public Safety Director David Knowles last week did little to improve its image. In a speech to Chieand Rotary Club, Knowles said Levy County’s ambulances have “more technical ability than the hospital in Williston” and patients “are better o in our ambulance going to the hospital.” e reputation of the hospital is well known in the county, but County Coordinator Freddie Moody said Monday he would “prefer our department heads not make a statement like that.” Knowles, in an email response to the Journal, said Levy County and Regional Hospital have been working diligently to identify patient improvement to the overall patient care at the hospital. When it was brought to his attention that Regional Hospital did not have a critical piece of monitoring equipment for patients, Knowles said he consulted with the hospital and has been told the hospital has ordered the Bronson BubbaQue’s Closes for Lack of Customer VolumeBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterBubbaQue’s Restaurant in Bronson has been closed because it was underperforming, according to owner Ryan Bell. Bell said the Bronson BubbaQue’s was the rst in his chain of restaurants but he said other restaurants in town have opened since BubbaQue’s started and there aren’t enough customers to justify keeping it open. He said a decision was made to serve both the Bronson and Williston markets out of the new Williston BubbaQue’s. Signs posted on the door of the former Bronson BubbaQue’s also direct customers to the Chieand restaurant. Bell said the decision to close the Bronson restaurant was bittersweet because it was the rst BubbaQue’s in the history of the company, but at the same time market conditions in Bronson are such that it doesn’t make sense to keep it open. He said the Bronson Restaurant reopened after he started BubbaQue’s. A new small restaurant on the north end of town has also opened. “We hate to leave Bronson. We had saturated the market. We wanted By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterChieand city commissioners are at a crossroads in their attempts to secure a county commission license to operate an ALS non-transport truck in the city, with the project’s future hinging on whether the city can aord to pay the tab or look for another option such as allowing a county takeover of the re department. Commissioners are not to the point of deciding how to pay for the ALS non-transport service, and instead approved a motion at Monday night’s meeting to ask the county commission for clarication on whether it intends to deduct $66,920 of re assessment tax money from the funds it provides the city every year to ght res outside the city limits. A county commission consultant has recommended deducting the money because the operation of an ALS truck would mean the city re department would be making fewer rst responder calls to medical emergencies. e city re department disagrees with the consultant. e city commission also wants to know if the county would replace the medical drugs that a city ALS non-transport truck would use to treat patients. e city is willing to buy the rst round of drugs but wants the county to replace the drugs it uses after that, since the city would be performing a county Emergency Medical Services function. Some commissioners also want some indication of whether the county would actually approve ALS nontransport if the city meets all its requirements, although it’s not clear whether that question would be part of the letter. Commissioners Teresa Barron and Betty Walker suggested writing the letter to the county commission. Mayor Teal Pomeroy oered two proposals at Monday’s city commission meeting regarding ALS-non Bronson players and coaches celebrate their district tournament title with the scoreboard as a backdrop. Kneeling from the left are Justis Durden, Austin Hill, David Dees, Ty Barber, Cole Crain, Emory Lake, Dustin Landgraver, Assistant Coach Marland Williams and Assistant Coach Tim Gibson. Standing from the left are Coach Jim Smith, Donny Clifton, Tyler Sullivan, Brian Shepard, Scot White, Julius Smith, Greyson Smith, Wade Hannah, Harley Crain, Breydon Roberts, Brian Simpkins, Wayne Shipp and Assistant Coach David White. Photo by Terry Witt.Read the championhip story and see the pics on page 1B By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterContrary to a story carried in last week’s edition of the Journal, Bronson has been home to drug stores in the past. e story concerned a new drug store that is planned for the corner of U.S. 27A and Main Street, but longtime residents say drug stores are nothing new in the town. Sherry Bonda and her 92-year-old mother, Dorothy Asbell Hardee, say there were drug stores in Bronson as early as the 1920s. ey said the Dixon Drug Store was part of a line of stores along the east side of Main Street that sold patent medicines. Later on, the Dixon family owned a drug store at the corner of Picnic Street and U.S. 27A that was later purchased by the Peterson family in the mid 1950s. It was sold to Dogan Cobb. He operated it as a Drug and Sundries Store, installed a grill and sold ice cream sundaes, shoes and underwear. Cobb sold the drug store to the Hitchinds family in 1960 or 1961. en in 1978 or 1979, Lee omas Sr. and Lee omas Jr. built omas Drug Store at U.S. 27A and Main Street. It was constructed at the site of the former Bronson train depot. Bonda said Ronnie Stevens was the pharmacist at omas Drug Store until 1984 when he left for law school. He became an attorney. e drug store probably closed in 1986 or 1987. Bonda said Patent Medicines were sold in the old days when the early Bronson drug stores operated. Patent medicines included quinine, witch hazel, cod liver oil for rickets, iodine, mercurochrome, black draught, three sixes tonic, alcohol, peroxide and liniment. Many of these are sold as over the counter medicines today in drug stores and elsewhere. Bonda said several people noticed when the Journal story said there were no previous drug stores in town. For the sake of history, she said good-naturedly, she decided to do some research on the subject.Public Safety Director’s Statement at Rotary Raises Eyebrows Williston Man Arrested for Child Porn on PhoneBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterA 31-year-old Williston man has been arrested on charges of domestic battery and possession of more than 1,700 photos of child pornography. John Lawson Fullbright came to the attention of the Levy County Sheri’s Oce when his spouse called investigators to say she had discovered several images of what she believed were child pornography on his phone. e discovery of child porn on his phone touched o a domestic dispute. His spouse refused to return the phone to Fullbright and contacted law enforcement. Law enforcement ocers seized the phone but were unable to arrest John Lawson Fullbright Bronson District ChampionsCity Mulls Options for ALS NonTransport; Will Send County a LetterIn Days Gone By, Bronson Did Have Drug StoresInglis Commissioner Gets Small Fine in Plea Deal over Dumping By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterInglis Town Commissioner Michael Andrew White won’t be serving any time in jail for burying car parts and other material at his auto salvage and recycling business, but he will be paying $220 in court costs. As part of a negotiated deal with prosecutors, he pleaded no contest last week to reckless pollution, a second degree misdemeanor and state prosecutors agreed to drop a second charge of commercial dumping. He must appear before Circuit Judge William Davis on May 20 to conrm he has paid court costs. But court records said there will be no sentence connected to the reckless pollution charge. His attorney, Stephen Crawford, said it may seem like a sweet deal for White, and in some ways it was, but he actually wanted to go to trial and tell his story to a panel of jurors. Crawford said White was convinced of his innocence and believed that the former Inglis Police Department lodged the allegations while White was talking about closing down the police department for good. Crawford said he convinced White to agree to the plea deal to avoid forcing taxpayers to foot continued to page 3A continued to page 5A


2A Levy County Arrest Report Jail Media Report from 04/20/2015 to 04/26/2015 ADDISON, SUMMER CHERIE, 22, TRENTON, FL: PETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE; RESIST OFFICER OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE. ARNETT, JOHNNIE RUSSELL, 31, HOMELESS: VOP POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON. BLYTHE, JANINE, 50, OF DUNNELLON, FL: LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT W/ SERIOUS BODILY INJURY. BOSTICK, MONTY LEWIS, 27, OF TAMPA, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT; MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP HABITUAL OFFENDER. BRYANT, TAYLOR JAMES, 22, OF BRONSON, FL: DRUGS-PRODUCE PRODUCE METHAMPHETAMINE; AMPHETAMINETRAFFIC OR METHAMPHETAMINE 14 GRAMS OR OVER. CARTER, EMMITT, 57, OF LECANTO, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT; DWLSR 5TH OFFENSE. DAVIS, CONTRAIL ANTONIO, 21, OF ARCHER, FL: OUT OF COUNTY WARRANTVOP / LARC GRAND THEFT; OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT VOP-BURLGARY, GRAND THEFT. ELLIS, BOBBY LEE, 37, OF OLD TOWN, FL: OUTOF-COUNTY WARRANT. EVANS, TIFFANY, 30, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: LARC GRAND THEFT 10K LESS THAN 20K DOLS; FRAUD-IMPERSON MISREPRESENT SELF COMMIT PERSONAL ID MISD; FORGERY OF ALTER PUBLIC RECORD CERTIFICATE ETC; PASS FORGED ALTERED INSTRUMENT. FAGAN, JENNIFER, 28, OF OCALA, FL: PROB VIOLATION. FINK, JAMES LEROY, 34, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: DISORDERLY INTOX DISORDER INTOX PUBLIC PLACE CAUSE DISTURBANCE. FLANDERS, WILLIE, 35, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: CONDIT RELEASE VIOLATION VIOLATION OF CONDITION OF RELEASE. FRASIER, CEDRIC, 43, OF FUQUAY VARINA, NC: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE; AGGRAV BATTERY CAUSE BODILY HARM OR DISABILITY.Levy County Sheri’s Oce Arrest Report Levy County’s Most WantedFRAZIER JR, ROMAN AUNDRELL, 21, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 2. GLOVER, MICHAEL, 46, OF WILLISTON, FL: DAMAGE PROP-CRIM MISCH 200 DOLS AND UNDER; BURGL UNOCCUPIED STRUCTURE UNARMED; LARCENY THEFT FROM A BUILDING; DRUG EQUIP-POSSESS AND OR USE. GONCZAROW, KNIGHT DONALD, 21, OF BRONSON, FL: PROB VIOLATION X 2. GONSALEZ, JULIO CESAR, 34, OF NEWBERRY, FL: MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE. HERNANDEZ, ANTONIO, 29, FANNING SPRINGS, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE. HUGGINS, JUSTIN ROBERT, 33, OF BRONSON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. JANNEY, LAUREL LYNN, 59, OF ARCHER, FL: VOP-POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. KING, DECODA KADARRELL, 28, OF WILLISTON, FL: RESIST OFFICER OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE; MARIJUANADISTRIB SCHEDULE I OR II SUBSQ VIOL. MCDUFFY, CHARLIE JAMES, 50, LARGO, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; REFUSE TO SUBMIT DUI TEST AFTER LIC SUSP. MEEKS, WILLIAM ANTHONY, 25, OF OCALA, FL: COCAINE-POSSESS POSSESS COCAINE. MORGAN, JOSEPH HEATH, 39, OF BRONSON, FL: PRODUCE METHAMPHETAMINE; AMPHETAMINE-TRAFFIC OR DOUGLAS, WILLIAMBRONSON FTA DUI/DAMAGE PROPERTY/ PERSON/VEHICLE BOND 5,000JENKINS, CHARLESWILLISTON FTA DWLSR BOND 2,000PARROTT, MALLORYOLD TOWN FTA LARC BOND 1,000PECK, STEPHEN OLD TOWN FTA LARC BOND 1,000 METHAMPHETAMINE 14 GRAMS OR OVER. OLIVER, ERIC ANTHONY, 21, OF OLD TOWN, FL: DAMAGE PROP-CRIM MISCH 1000 DOLS OR MORE; BURGL UNOCCUPIED STRUCTURE UNARMED; LARC GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS. OWENS, REUBEN MAURICE, 29, HOMELESS: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT; POSS OF MARIJUANA M/T 20 GRAMS. SHERMAN JR, WILLIE, 24, OF WILLISTON, FL: DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED LICENSE; CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPON ELECTRIC WEAPON OR DEVICE; MARIJUANA-POSSESS NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; DRUG EQUIP-POSSESS USE POSS MFGR PARAPHERNALIA TO TRANSPORT DRUGS. SOPER, JARRETT LEE, 33, OF INGLIS, FL: OUTOF-COUNTY WARRANT. WEED, TERRANCE LAMAR, 49, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP HABITUAL OFFENDER. WILLIAMS, JAMES LELAND, 31, OF MICANOPY, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. WRIGHT, WANDA FAYE, 52, OF CEDAR KEY, FL: DWLSR; PETIT THEFT X 3.Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) WOODARD, JAMESOLD TOWNVOP POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE/ POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIANO BOND NOTICE OF ANNOUNCEMENTFrom Florida Dept. of Health in Levy CountyThis announcement serves as notice that – ELEANOR C. ABELLA, M.D. at the Florida Department of Health in Levy County will no longer be providing adult primary care services after April 24, 2015. Patient records may be obtained from the Levy County Health Department in Bronson at: 66 West Main Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 Pub.: Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015. NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-04 BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the proposed Ordinance approving a rezoning from Forestry/Rural Residential (F/RR) to Moderate Intensive Commercial (C-3), located in Drummond Estates, Block B, N 178’ of the E 185’ of Lot 1 in Section 27, Township 11 South, Range 14 East, will be considered for enactment by the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, at a public hearing on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the same may be heard, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida. Copies of said Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the located at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida, during regular business hours or contact by phone at (352) 486-5217. On the date, time persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. ORDINANCE NO. 2015-04 AN ORDINANCE OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, APPROVING A REZONING FOR DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, REZONING .75 ACRES MORE OR LESS LOCATED IN SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA FROM FORESTRY/RURAL RESIDENTIAL (F/RR) TO MODERATELY INTENSIVE COMMERCIAL (C-3), PETITION CZ 15-01; PROVIDING FOR EXCLUSION FROM CODIFICATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the County Commissioner’s Pub.: Apr. 23, 30, 2015. NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE NO. 2015-05 BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the proposed Ordinance approving a rezoning from Forestry/Rural Residential (F/RR) to Rural Residential (RR), located on a parcel of land in the NW of the NW in Section 26, Township 11 South, Range 14 East, will be considered for enactment by the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, at a public hearing on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the same may be heard, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Levy County Courthouse, Bronson, Florida. Copies of said Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the located at 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida, during regular business hours or contact by phone at (352) 486-5217. On the interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinance. ORDINANCE NO. 2015-05 AN ORDINANCE OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, APPROVING A REZONING FOR CAROL JEAN KEARNS, REZONING 7.54 ACRES MORE OR LESS LOCATED IN SECTION 26, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA FROM FORESTRY/RURAL RESIDENTIAL (F/RR) TO RURAL RESIDENTIAL (RR), PETITION CZ 15-02; PROVIDING FOR EXCLUSION FROM CODIFICATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the County Commissioner’s Pub.: Apr. 23, 30, 2015. An Adult and Two Young Burglars Arrested for Bronson Break-InsBy Terry WittSenior Staff WriterLevy County sheri’s investigators have arrested a 21-year-old man and two juveniles for the burglary of three Bronson businesses on April 18. Eric Oliver was taken into custody on charges of burglary and grand theft on April 20 and is being held at the Levy County Detention Facility on $250,000 bond. Deputies discovered two of the burglaries while conducting security checks at local businesses. A&A Restaurant and Shakers were the two businesses that were found to have been burglarized. Investigators were summoned to the scene of these break-ins in the early Sunday morning hours to begin their investigation. Later Sunday morning, Sweetwater Trading, a retail gun store, was found to have been burglarized. Investigators recovered evidence leading to the identication of the three suspects. A fourth burglary at the Church of God by Faith, reported in March, was also cleared by the arrests. A fourth juvenile identied in this case was arrested on April 24 and released to the Department of Juvenile Justice. Two of the juveniles arrested have been charged with probation violations. e recent arrests do not solve all the burglary cases in Bronson. Sheri’s investigators are still working these cases. e three burglaries at the Levy County Journal and a breakEric Olivercontinued to page 3A


3A JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923call 352-486-2312 or email advertising@ Levy County THANK YOUto the following individuals and businesses for purchasing my hog at the 2015 Suwannee River Fair. Thank you for supporting the youth in our community.Chie and Chrysler Dodge Jeep Chris Cowart, Levy County School Board Cameron Asbell Insurance Harold Tillis Victor Scoggins, Scoggins Chevrolet Scott & Melissa Mills Suwannee Valley Veterinary Clinic The Gathering Table Chie and Quarterback Club Kassidy Schultz Hardee Farms Aaron & Rikki Richardson Beef O Bradys Reed Automotive NAPA Auto Parts of Chie and Tillis Farms LLC John Meeks, Levy County Commissioner Drummond Financial Group Cracker & Angela Johnson 3C Cattle Company & Corbin Farms Billy, Janet & Lonnie Hinote Alphonso Timmons, of Chie and FFA ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR PINE STREET SIDEWALK PROJECT The Town of Bronson will be accepting proposals at the Bronson Town Hall at 650 Oak Street, Bronson, Florida, for a total length of 2300 lineal feet of 4 foot wide sidewalk construction until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. At that time the proposals will be opened and evaluated. The proposal shall include unit prices as length of walkway completed. Clerk as listed above. All questions from proposers shall be addressed to the Town submittal. The Town of Bronson reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the proposals, in the best interest of the Town of Bronson. The Contractor will be expected to furnish all labor, materials, equipment and incidentals to construct the site improvements in a timely and workmanlike fashion of insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.00, or as directed by the Bronson Town Board, along with the Bid. The Contractor shall inspect the Site to familiarize himself with the topography prior to submitting a bid. The Town shall as a part of the contracted project, retain a professional land assure that all work will be limited to Town owned property. Those points shall be maintained by the Contractor throughout the sidewalk construction project. The cost of the surveyor shall be paid by the Town as an incidental cost expense. The Town shall furnish and install all signs relating to the Crosswalk and shall paint any striping designating the proposed crosswalk. Prior to starting any excavation, the Contractor shall be responsible for the location of all utilities which may be in or near the area to be excavated. Failure to comply with this requirement may be cause for immediate termination of the Contract. Dispose of excess spoil as directed by the Town, SCOPE OF WORK: TYPE 1 SIDEWALK The project shall consist of clearing all sod and roots from under the proposed walkway, excavating existing soil to provide for placement of approximately 1900 Lineal Feet of four inch thick 4 feet wide poured concrete walkway placed with the will allow for a smooth transition of grade change. The side rate of change shall be a minimum of 1 %, preferably towards the street side of the walkway to provide positive TYPE II SIDEWALK Type II Sidewalks shall be similar to Type I, except that Type II sidewalks are to be placed under any gravel or stone driveways or under any paved street where shown on the Plans. The Type II Sidewalk shall be poured Concrete to a depth of 6 Allowance for 400 LF of Type ll sidewalk shall be included in the lump sum bid. hydrant, or tree, the walk shall be routed in a smooth curve on the street side of the obstruction. Pub.: Apr. 30, May 7, 2015. By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterChieand High School football star Alphonso Timmons, who rushed for 3,000 yards and 22 touchdowns before entering his senior year signed a scholarship last week to Mesabi Range College in Minnesota. “is is a special moment not only for me but for the community,” said CHS Coach Aaron Richardson. Richardson said he was coaching in Dunnellon when he rst saw Timmons running as a 7th grader and knew Timmons would be someone special. He said he had the good fortune to come to Chieand and coach Timmons. When Richardson saw Timmons play, he said he immediately saw “this big impact he had on the community.” “I am certainly pleased I’ve been part of his life for three years,” Richardson said. Timmons was sidelined with an injury for much of his senior year and wasn’t able to carry the Indians as far as they could have gone if he had been on the eld playing running back. Richardson said Timmons is a good t for the Mesabi Range football program. He told Timmons it would be an adventure in cold country, but to remember the classrooms are always warm up there. Timmons, known as a soft spoken young man, was asked to say a few words at the scholarship signing. “I’m living in a small town with big hearts. I love them all,” Timmons said. Timmons will have his cousin from the Dixie County Bears, Tre Simmons, as a teammate along with four or ve other players from this part of Florida. His father, Alphonso Timmons, Sr. said he won’t be homesick as long as he can call home and talk to his mother.CHS Running Back Alphonso Timmons Signs Athletic Scholarship Alphonso Timmons, Jr. signs a football scholarship to Mesabi Range College in Minnesota as his parents and siblings watch. Shown are Alphonso Timmons, Sr. with daughter Lauryn Timmons, Alphonso Timmons, Jr., Dianna Timmons with daughter Ashley, and sister Nakia Timmons. Photo by Terry at Cameron Asbell Insurance haven’t been solved. “Have we talked to the people who did the Journal burglaries; we may have,” said Sheri’s Lt. Scott Tummond. “Has anyone admitted to it – no.” A sheri’s deputy who keeps close watch on the Journal during the nighttime hours discovered the burglary and contacted Journal ocials. Nothing was taken from the Journal, which no longer keeps cash in the building. Tummond said the sheri’s oce certainly has a long list of “distinguished” suspects who may have committed the burglaries, but in the absence of forensic evidence the sheri’s oce will have to rely on witness testimony or confessions. “At some point they are going to make a mistake and we’re going to pick them up,” Tummond said.An Adult and Two Young Burglars Arrested for Bronson Break-Ins continued from page 2A By Terry WittSenior Staff WriterDrummond Community Bank celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a reception in the bank lobby ursday. One of the founding directors, Etter Usher, was on hand along with his daughter Lynetta Griner, a current director and Luther Drummond, the president and CEO of the locally-owned bank, and his son Gray Drummond, executive vice president. Drummond and Griner recalled the day the bank received its name from her brother, the late Tommy Usher. e Drummonds and Ushers were at Drummond Farm talking about what to name the new bank. Drummond said they were throwing out all sorts of names before Tommy Usher made the ocial pronouncement. He said the bank should have Drummond in its name. “Tommy said I’ll tell you one thing, if I could aord to start my own bank, I’d put my name on it,” Griner recalled. e bank started out with zero assets in Chieand Regional Shopping Center but has grown to a bank with $400 million in assets. Drummond Community Bank encompasses 11 banks in ve counties. Perkins State Bank merged with Drummond Community Bank two years ago. e bank is associated with three other companies, Nature Coast Insurance, Nature Coast Financial and Bankers Title Insurance. Visitors to the reception were given a tour of the bank and a brief history of a 238-year-old map of the New World before it was settled and became what the United States and Canada . “ere were no maps of the New World in 1777 when this map was drawn,” said David Claussen, the bank’s chief underwriter. e John Mitchell Map is one of 11 known to exist. e British and French were making competing claims for the New World. “e political nature of the map is that the British drew this to say this is the denitive map of British dominions,” he said. Guests touring the bank walked through a large hallway where the paintings of four of the founding directors who have passed away – Donald Quincey, Ottis Beauchamp, Randolph Hodges and Jack Mann -were displayed. Drummond Community Bank Celebrates Its 25th BirthdayOne of the founding directors of Drummond Community Bank, Etter Usher, is seated in front of his daughter, Lynetta Griner, who replaced him on the bank board, and Drummond Community Bank CEO and President Luther Drummond and his son Gray. Photo by Terry Witt.Fullbright because he ed to Marion County before deputies arrived. Fullbright, unaware that law enforcement had probable cause for his arrest responded to a sheri’s oce request to give a statement. Fullbright came to the sheri’s oce and was arrested for domestic battery. He posted a $30,000 bond and was released. Sheri’s Investigator Tom Martin continued to investigate the allegations about pornographic images being seen on Fullbright’s phone. Martin secured a search warrant on April 23 and conducted a forensic analysis of the phone that was surrendered by Fullbright’s spouse. During his search of the phone’s internal memory he discovered approximately 1,741 images of children between the ages of 2 and 12 in various sexually explicit poses. Martin also found video clips of children engaged in sexual acts with adults and other minor children, and images of children engaged in sexual acts with animals. Martin obtained an arrest warrant for Lawson and developed information that he was in Marion County. He worked with the Marion County Sheri’s Oce but could not locate Fullbright. On April 27, Fullbright was surrendered to the Levy County Sheri’s Oce by his attorney Mark Feather. Fullbright is being held in the Levy County Detention Facility on a $250,000 bond. Lt. Scott Tummond said the identities of the victimized children have not been determined. He said investigators for the sheri’s oce are working with the FBI and the National Information Center for Missing and Exploited children. Some of the children may have been exploited or abused in the past and their records and photos may take the investigation down fresh avenues of information. e FBI has the resources to examine Fullbright’s phone in greater detail, according to Tummond. He said investigators want to determine if he downloaded the images, if someone sent the images to him by email or if he participated in the production of pornographic images, all of which could lead to additional felony charges.Williston Man Arrested for Having Child Porn on Phone continued from page 1A


4A OPINION 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. Box 159 Bronson, FL 32621-0159CONTACT INFORMATION:A.D. Andrews – Publisher Linda Cooper – General Manager Kathy Hilliard – CopyEditor Terry Witt – Senior Staff Writer Christina Cozart – Ad Design/ Graphics/Layout legals@levyjournal.comBronson: (352) 486-2312 Fax: (352) 486-5042Reproduction of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. The paper cannot be responsible for any unsolicited manuscripts or photographs. The publisher’s liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy deadline is noon Friday. LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateWe all make mistakes and some of us learn from them. What is even better is to learn from other people’s mistakes, where they pay for those mistakes while we learn free of charge. Many Americans who say that we should learn from other people, especially Europeans, mean that we should imitate what they did. at may make those who talk this way feel superior to other Americans. But let us never forget that the most disastrous ideologies of the 20th century -Communism, Fascism and Nazism -all originated in Europe. So did both World Wars. More recently, Europe has been belatedly discovering how unbelievably stupid it was to import millions of people from cultures that despise Western values, and which often promote hatred toward Western people. Maybe that is a mistake that we can think about when Congress nally decides to do something about our open borders and our immigration laws that we refuse to enforce. European anti-trust regulators are giving us another free lesson in confused thinking by ling anti-trust charges against Google, on grounds that its searching facilities give preferential treatment to Google’s own searching services over other competing searching services. e European Union’s commissioner for competition explained the basis for the complaint against Google: “We have a focus on a certain conduct, a certain behavior which, if our doubts are going to be proven, we would like to change because we believe that it hampers competition.” Some of us think laws should be clear-cut statements of what you can and cannot do. Indicting people under laws that can lead to nes in the billions of dollars over what “we believe” or what international bureaucrats have “doubts” about is not really law. It is an exercise of arbitrary power, based on whatever subjective notions are in vogue among government bureaucrats. e history of American anti-trust law shows too many similar vague and confused notions masquerading as law. e idea that the accused must prove their innocence, under the “rebuttable presumptions” of the Robinson-Patman Act of 1936, was a forerunner of the same mindset under later “disparate impact” theories in civil rights law. What such fancy words boil down to is that very little evidence is required to shift the burden of proof to the accused, in deance of centuries-old legal traditions that the accuser has the burden of proof in criminal cases and the plaintis have the burden of proof in civil cases. Otherwise, any fact or theory that sounds plausible to legal authorities is enough to force the accused to prove a negative or lose the case. Such violations of the legal standards used in most other cases are usually inicted on those who have already been demonized and whose guilt has been assumed and punishment is fervently desired, such as big business, employers accused of discrimination or men accused of rape. Google is accused of running its Internet search programs in such a way that they are more accessible to the public than other search programs available through Google. Since people can search through other sources besides Google, it is not at all clear why Google cannot run its own operation for its own benet, while others run their operations for their own benet. e whole point of competition in the market is to create economic eciency which, by its very nature, means eliminating the less ecient producers. Confusion about the dierence between maintaining competition and maintaining competitors has long plagued anti-trust law on both sides of the Atlantic. But Americans seem in recent years to be recognizing the dierence. In Europe, there still seems to be a notion that big companies with many customers should help their smaller competitors survive -especially if the big companies are American and the smaller companies are European. In other words, Google should be run in such a way that competing search programs are as prominently featured as Google’s own search program. Whatever the case that could be made for this argument, as a matter of manners, noblesse oblige or whatever, people in charge of anti-trust law are not in charge of manners or noblesse oblige. Law is too serious to be subordinated to fashionable notions or political expediency. omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is To nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at COPYRIGHT 2015 CREATORS.COM Michele MalkinCreators SyndicateAmerica has an alphabet soup of visa programs for foreigners to choose from: B-1 for business visitors, B-2 for tourists, EB-5 for investors, F-1 for students, and so on. All are overwhelmed, loosely monitored and riddled with fraud and corruption. According to the recently unsealed federal indictment against him, sleazy Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., took it upon himself to add his own very special, crooked path to the U.S. Call it the 36DD Visa. e New York Post recounted this weekend how Menendez and his sta pressured the State Department to expedite the foreign tourist and student visa approval processes for a bevy of buxom foreign beauties. One of them, Brazilian actress and nudie model Juliana Lopes Leite (a.k.a. “Girlfriend 1”), had her F-1 student visa application moved to the top of the Mount Everest-high heap in 2008 as a favor to Menendez’s now-indicted donor pal and accused Medicare fraudster Salomon Melgen. A senior Menendez staer emailed a State Department staer that Girlfriend 1 “has her visa application appointment in Brasilia, Brazil, tomorrow. ... Sen. Menendez would like to advocate unconditionally for Dr. Melgen and encourage careful consideration of (Girlfriend 1)’s visa application.” Oba! “e State Department responded within hours, and the woman got her visa the following day,” the Post reported. Sugar daddy Melgen set up a shady nonprot to help fund Lopes Leite’s education, according to the indictment. e IRS-approved “foundation” for “helping with the educational needs of disadvantaged persons” also subsidized college costs for a second woman “romantically linked to Menendez.” Here’s my question: Menendez played visaxer in 2008. Lopes Leite graduated with a law degree from the University of Miami in 2010, but spent most of her time jet-setting around the world with Melgen. According to the Post, she is still here and now practicing law in Miami -seven years after obtaining her 36DD visa. Why and how is she still here? e F-1 is supposed to be a temporary visa. Applicants have to prove to consular ocials that they plan to go back home after their studies as a condition of getting into our country and availing themselves of our educational system. e deal was that they’d gain a positive attitude about the U.S. and serve as ambassadors of our values and principles when they returned to their native lands. Aside from the extreme abuse and corruption involved in the Menendez scheme, this case spotlights the wider everyday systemic failures to enforce the original intent and rules of the program. Nearly 500,000 F-1 foreign students come to the U.S. every year. Despite repeated warning ags involving foreign students on F-1 visas who slipped through the cracks -the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 9/11 plot, the Times Square bombing plot, the Boston Marathon bombing -Washington refuses to hit the pause button and get the program under control. By the federal government’s own admission in multiple independent audits and inspector general reports, ocials at the Departments of Homeland Security and State cannot eciently police and monitor the ood. ose assessments show that we have failed to carefully vet the student applicants overseas; failed to screen out the yby-night “schools” certied to enroll them in the U.S.; failed to keep tabs on the “designated school ocials” entrusted to track their compliance; failed to verify that the employers who are approved to sponsor F-1s for education-related “job training” are not exploiting the program as a pipeline for cheap foreign labor undercutting American workers; failed to ensure that F-1s go home when their visas expire; and failed to track and eject overstayers and violators who break the rules. Under federal corruption law, it is a crime to trade “things of value” with politicians to inuence ocial acts or commit fraud. Yet, for decades, America has recklessly traded away one of its most precious “things of value”: entry into this country. It’s clear what Menendez and Melgen got out of F-1. But what about the rest of the country? Each and every temporary visa program is supposed to enhance the national interest -not just the naked demands and desires of universities, corporations and dirty old men. Instead of stemming the tide and making enforcement a priority, politicians in both parties are pushing forward with various schemes to radically expand and extend the foreign student visa racket. It’s proof positive that Brazil’s got nothing on the biggest boobs in Washington. Michelle Malkin is the author of “Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks and Cronies” (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is COPYRIGHT 2015 CREATORS.COM Anti-Trust Law and Lawlessness SleazeBob Menendez’s 36DD Visa ProgramLetter to the EditorOur Military Will Be StrandedRemember when that Muslim terrorist drove into the American compound smiling before he blew himself up. Obumer is a full blown Muslim terrorist sitting in the white house. He is the Manchurian candidate. He is dedicated as much as the terrorist smiling truck bomber. He is smiling quite a bit these days because his mission is about to be completed. He has exposed all our military secrets to our enemies and positioned all of our military at bad disadvantage points. When all hell breaks loose, our Navy eet in the gulf will end up on the bottom of the gulf along with over 60 thousand American service men. is will be accomplished by the thousands of Russian made cruise missiles. e rest of our military forces in the middle east will be stranded without cover, escape, or supplies. ey will be surrounded in enemy territory. When I was at the Anzio beachhead in Italy we were surrounded for four months. We had the US Navy o shore aiding us with their heavy artillery and supplies. With the Navy destroyed at the gulf, those American service men will be toast. A Muslim Terrorist is loose in the white house. (Reprinted from 2012 publication by request) Joe Salonia Chieand


5A Subscribe!$25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaJournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email Word Search Armor Around Beat Brass Bumps Buying Cars Chill Constructing Cost County Crisp Cross Deer Doctor Fame Folk Foot Fork Gray Inch Inks Into Keep Know Lower Meet Microscope Moon Narrow North Oars Oats Occupy Oceans Path Penny Pint Pond Poor Practice Proportions Rang Riots Room Sighing Sinking Slot Sock Sold Sort Span Stew Sti Sugar Table Tested Torch Turn Unfortunately Using Vein Veto Wore Wrap You’dEach Supervisor of Elections in the state of Florida must conduct a registration list maintenance program in odd-numbered years to protect the integrity of the electoral process by ensuring the voter registration records are accurate and current. roughout the month of May, the Levy County Supervisor of Elections oce will be mailing out address conrmation cards to all registered Levy County voters to identify voters whose addresses may have changed. Any undeliverable rst class mail returned to the Elections oce initiates the process of changing the voter’s registration status. Any returned mail from registered voters triggers two separate mailings requesting conrmation of the voter’s current residential address. If the Elections oce receives no response, the voter will be placed in inactive status. A voter on the inactive list may be restored to the active list when the voter updates his or her registration, requests an absentee ballot, or appears to vote. If no activity occurs by the second general election after being placed on the inactive list, the voter’s name is removed from the voter registration rolls and the voter shall be required to reregister to have his or her name restored to the voter rolls. Not only does undeliverable mail compromise the voter’s registration, it detracts from the ability of the Elections oce to keep the voter informed of any changes in polling location or important election information. Supervisor of Elections, Tammy Jones, said “it is important that voters are aware of their responsibility in keeping their voter registration current. Now is the time to check with our oce to make sure all of your voter information is up to date.” Anyone wanting to check their voter status can go to the Elections oce website at www. or call the oce, located at 421 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621, at 352/486-5163. Levy County Supervisor of Elections Will Conduct Voter List Maintenance ActivitiesPublic Safety Director’s Statement at Rotary Raises Eyebrows continued from page 1Aequipment. He said Levy County is currently providing training assistance with both sta and equipment for the hospital’s Emergency Department sta. “Regional General Hospital in Williston does not have this technology in their emergency department. Levy County is unable to transport patients to Williston who are critically ill, that require or might require respiratory assistance, or are in cardiopulmonary arrest at this time. is is a safety issue,” Knowles said. He added, “Quantitative Waveform Capnography (sometimes called ‘end-title CO2’) is a lifesaving technology that has been considered the standard of care in emergency medicine for many years. In Florida, all ALS rescue units since 2008 have been required by law to carry “electronic waveform capnography capable of read time monitoring.” Additionally, waveform capnography has been an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS) requirement for any intubated or cardiac arrest patient since 2010.” Knowles said that in no way did he say that the hospital sta or the facilities are inferior. Moody said he is aware that Regional General Hospital is working to upgrade its equipment and sta, but at the same time he said the county doesn’t want to send a patient to Williston and have to bill them twice if Williston can’t treat them and they must be transferred to a Gainesville hospital. He said patients sometimes go straight to Gainesville if the paramedics deem it in the best interests of the patients. Knowles meets with hospital ocials monthly, but Director of Nursing at Regional General Melanie Stokes said that doesn’t make him an expert on Williston’s ability to provide quality and personalized care for patients. Personalized care is expected in a small town setting, she said, and it’s something the larger facilities can’t provide. “Mr. Knowles has taken a lot of liberty by what he says about the hospital, but he is by no means an authority on the subject,” Stokes said. “We are moving forward and are excited about the growth. We have one sta member who travels two hours a day, one way, just to be a part of the changes taking place at the hospital. Stokes said she has heard from other sources that Knowles has made similar statements about the hospital. “at’s ne. Mr. Knowles has to do what is in the best interests of his organization,” she said. “We are at a higher level of care than what some people feel. Some people feel when they deliver a patient here they will receive a lower level of care.” She said that’s not true. She said the hospital strives to provide the best care to patients. She agrees with Knowles’ view that it will take “baby steps” for the hospital to reach its goals. She conrmed that the hospital has ordered the piece of monitoring equipment Knowles recommended. “We are a edgling hospital and are capable of stabilizing patients to send them to a higher level of care,” she said. “We are a complete hospital. We have every piece of equipment needed for our professionals to administer quality care, but it’s not a Cadillac.” Stokes, daughter of Williston Mayor Gerald Hethcoat, said her return to Regional General Hospital was sentimental. She worked as a CNA at the hospital while obtaining her degree as a registered nurse. Williston is her hometown and she wants to make the hospital as successful as it once was earlier in its history. e hospital was once operated by the Williston City Council, but when the hospital was sold to private interests the ownership and name changed several times. e new owner, Dr. Devaiah Pagdpati, or Dr. P as he is known by those who can’t pronounce his name, has owned the hospital for a year and pledged to make it a top ight facility. Moody said he is aware that the hospital is purchasing used equipment in some instances. When he took a tour of the hospital he saw a scanner that was not in operation yet. ey planned to buy used parts to make the scanner operational. “ey know they have some things to beef up on and they’ll get there, but it is expensive,” Moody said. transport. Regarding the rst proposal, Pomeroy said he spoke privately to three county commissioners who said if the city would allow the county re assessment to be imposed within the city limits the county commission would be willing to take over operation of the city re department and would provide the city with ALS non-transport. e city currently accepts approximately $212,000 of county re assessment funding to ght res outside the city limits in Fire District 7 and in other communities where the city has a mutual aid agreement, but the city doesn’t impose a re assessment of its own nor does it allow the county commission to impose a re assessment within the city limits. A re assessment within the city limits would be a new tax. Pomeroy’s statement about three unidentied county commissioners saying the county commission would be willing to take over the city re department under certain conditions could potentially aect the job of Chieand Fire Chief James Harris as the city re chief. Levy County Public Safety Director David Knowles would decide who would be in control of the city re department if the county commission operated the department. Chieand Fire Rescue would come under Knowles authority as the public safety director. Harris’s future isn’t being discussed at this point because the city hasn’t made a decision on how to fund ALS non-transport of if a county takeover would be considered. e mayor tossed out one other possibility Monday night. He said if the city were to impose a re assessment of its own within the city limits, the money from the re assessment could be used to fund the city’s share of re services and would replace the roughly $212,000 of city property taxes the city currently uses to fund its portion of the re department. e city’s property tax money then could be used to fund the ALS non-transport truck. Several city commissioners said they weren’t interested in raising taxes, but both of Pomeroy’s suggestions would result in a tax increase. If the county was allowed to take over the re department, city residents would get hit with a re tax for the rst time, or if the city decided to impose a city re assessment taxpayers would get hit with a new tax. e city would also have to bear the cost of a re tax study if it was serious about imposing a city re assessment. e cost of a re assessment study would be about $25,000 to $30,000. e third option for the city would be to abandon any hope of obtaining a county commission license to operate an ALS nontransport truck within the city limits. Everything would be back to square one and the city would continue to operate its own re department and receive county commission re assessment money to ght res outside its city limits. County commissioners have made it clear they won’t give the city any funding out of its $65 million budget to operate an ALS non-transport truck in the city. e county commission holds the state license to operate Emergency Medical Services in Levy County. e county commission has the sole power to license an ALS non-transport truck in the city. e estimated startup costs for ALS non-transport in the city would be $55,000 for the equipment and roughly $75,000 to hire two additional full-time paramedics to sta the truck. Fire department ocials said they have the $55,000 in the re budget, but the city commission would have to nd the remaining $75,000 in their general operating fund. ey would have to provide that money every year. Harris said he wants to sit down with County Commission Medical Director Jason Jones to see if some of the equipment Jones wants on the ALS non-transport truck is absolutely necessary. Jones is essentially requiring the ALS non-transport truck to carry everything an ambulance carries even though the truck can’t transport patients. Jones hasn’t shown any interest to this point in eliminating any equipment from the proposed ALS non-transport truck. Commissioner Rollin Hudson said he would nd it hard to justify to his constituents sending an ALS non-transport truck to medical emergencies outside the city limits without being reimbursed for the money it spends for the call, but Knowles has indicated the Chieand ALS non-transport truck could be dispatched to medical emergencies anywhere in the county. Assistant Fire Chief A.D. Goodman said he doubts the county would dispatch the truck to Inglis. He said the truck would be more likely to be dispatched to a town like Bronson.City Mulls Options for ALS Non-Transport; Will Send County a Letter continued from page 1AInglis Commissioner Gets Small Fine in Plea Deal over Dumping continued from page 1A the bill for a 4-5 day trial that could cost tens of thousands of dollars. e plea deal allowed White to plead no contest to reckless pollution, but adjudication of guilt was withheld, which means White won’t have a criminal record. Crawford said White’s no contest plea means he wasn’t contesting the charge nor was he admitting guilt. He said it was a bitter sweet deal because White was determined to prove his innocence in a trial and tell his story about the Inglis Police Department, but he took into consideration the expense to taxpayers of waging a 4-5 day trial. “Sometimes you get a deal that’s too good to refuse, especially when you look at the bigger picture,” Crawford said. Crawford said the bigger picture is that Inglis police were trying to nd a way to charge White as he worked to close down the police department. Police eventually located a former employee who was willing to testify against him. “at was the underlying story that I didn’t get a chance to tell a jury,” Crawford said. Court records said ground penetrating radar was used at A&D Auto Salvage to look below the ground surface in areas where the former employee said White had buried auto parts and other materials. During the excavation of the salvage and recycling yard, investigators found waste tires, furniture, plastics, metal tanks for fuel and oil and other material buried. ey also found pipes, toilets, fabric, building materials, hoses and wiring buried. Twenty four buried tanks were found at one location. White has told the Journal since his arrest in 2013 that he would beat the charges and would never be convicted. He declined to give details, but he was adamant the state would never convict him. Inglis is now policed by the Levy County Sheri’s Oce and the Inglis Police Department no longer exists. White was recently re-elected to the Inglis Town Commission. Assistant Fire Chief A.D. Goodman speaks to the City Commission about ALS non-transport. Photo by Terry Witt. Knowles on the right and Fire Chief James Harris for attending last week’s meeting. Knowles was


6A 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!It’s Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10 Each Additional Word. AdsWilliston Students of the Month Honored by Mayor and CouncilWilliston Mayor Gerald Hethcoat and the City Council honored the city’s Students of the Month at the April 21 meeting. Dajha Simmons, daughter of Tenika Jones was nominated by the 6th Grade Team at Williston Middle School. Her teachers describe her as friendly and helpful. Sheri Higgins, her reading teacher said, “Dajha is a great student with a great attitude. She is very quiet and does not bring attention to herself. She tries so hard to get her work completed and very rarely is late with handing in anything. She also loves to read.” Additionally, her language arts teacher, Courtney Terrazzana said, “Dajha is respectful and polite and is always willing to help her teachers and her peers.” WMS is proud to have Dajha represent the school because she is kind, responsible and dependable. Cole Bullock, an 11th grader junior and the SR FFA President at Williston High School, recently organized the Joyce Bullock Ag Ventures and did an outstanding job. She was nominated by the WHS Agriculture Department. Cole, daughter of Wade and Winky Bullock, is a strong academic student. She is active at her church, First United Methodist Church of Williston, and is a member of the volleyball teams for Williston and the travel team “Vision.” As a leader, Cole exhibits those “qualities of leadership which an FFA member should possess” She is able to lead by example as well as through group activities. When students are asked to describe Cole they say she is fun, uses humor and is kind; all qualities the school wants in its Students of the Month. e WHS Ag Department is proud to nominate Cole as the Mayor’s Student of the Month. She is truly an outstanding Williston Red Devil. Allison Piatt, who was nominated by teacher Jennifer Martin, is an exceptional student at Joyce Bullock Elementary School. She always strives to do her best. She is a role model for the other students and always willing to help her peers and teacher. She has a drive and love for learning that will allow her to do anything that she puts her mind to. It is an honor to have Allison in my class this year and her teacher said she looks forward to seeing her make a dierence in the future. Erik Hildebrandt, son of Candice Hildebrandt, was nominated by teacher Marlina Romano. Erik lives in two worlds – the world with which you and I are familiar and another of his own creation, according to his teacher. When Erik’s pencil meets paper his options are limitless. rough his writings, Erik has tried out for a spot on the FIFA soccer team, sympathized with a friend named Carl, composed a song and carefully outlined the proper way to throw a party. As an author, Erik has mastered the skill of becoming someone else; stepping out of his own person and writing in an organized, interesting, elaborative way. Erik is always focused, positive, respectful and sneakily funny. He is prepared and reads to learn every day. He participates and always tries his very best, while simultaneously listening to and encouraging his peers. “I am so lucky to have the privilege of teaching this awesome 5th grader and learning from him every day. Congratulations Erik – you have earned this!CHS FFA Judging Team Places at State FinalsCongratulations to the Chieand Senior Livestock Judging Team who recently participated and placed tenth in Florida during the State nals competition. e team members pictured are: Alana Wilkerson, Caileigh Robenson, Bryden Johnson, and Stacey Webster. ank you to these FFA members for their hard work and dedication. —submitted Williston Students of the Month Allison Piatt, Cole Bullock, Dajha Simmons and Erik Hildebrandt receive the Student of the Month certicates from Mayor Gerald Hethcoat. Photo by Terry Witt.e employees of Central Florida Electric Cooperative held the seventh annual Light of Hope Golf Tournament on April 11, 2015, at the Chieand Golf and Country Club. e golf tournament benets the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life program. anks to the generosity of sponsors and the many golfers, the event was a great success. In a manner betting the generosity of all golfers who would participate to help raise money for the American Cancer Society, the winning team of Bill Grisham, Dick Tummond, Steve Jenkins and Aldan Davis donated their prize money to a Gilchrist County woman who is ghting stage three cancer. Teresa Miller was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in June 2013 and has had several surgeries and numerous chemotherapy treatments. While she continues her battle and undergoes additional treatments, this money will go to help with expenses not covered by insurance. In total, the CFEC Light of Hope Golf Tournament raised more than $8,000 to go to the Relay For Life program to be used by the American Cancer Society for research, care and recovery of anyone ghting this disease. e winners of the golf tournament were as follows: First Place Team Bill Grisham, Dick Tummond, Steve Jenkins, Aldan Davis Second Place Team Justin Hays, Tucker Lemley, Tom Tuckey, Jason Vanlandingham ird Place Team Tracy Anquish, Scott Dobbins, Mike Sanchez, Ken Anquish Straightest Drive Bruce Goss; Longest Drive Aldan Davis; Longest Putt Stan Harris; Ball Drop Winners Roberta Sturm & Karen Mills. e employees of CFEC sincerely thank the sponsors and those who donated door prizes for the event. Light of Hope Golf Tournament Benets Cancer Survivor and Relay for LifeThe winning team of the 7th Annual Light of Hope Golf Tournament are as follows: (from left) Aldan Davis, Bill Grisham, Steve Jenkins, Dick Tummond. Presenting their award at center is CFEC Communication Specialist Whitney McQueen. JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email advertising@


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Only 256.12/mo. www. or call 352/215-1018. 6/18Jb---------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. 6/18Jb---------4 ACRES WILLISTON: – Secluded Country Setting! Gorgeous Oaks with cleared homesite. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Total $29,900.00 Only $307/mo. www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352/215-1018. 6/18Jb---------1 ACRE ARCHER: WELL ALREADY INSTALLED! Paved road frontage. Cleared homestie! Located on 105 Ave., in University Oaks. Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! $24,900.00 Only $265.12/mo www.LandOwnerFinancing. com or call 352/215-1018. 6/18Jb445 WANT TO BUYCASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS . $250 and up. 352771-6191. 4/30Jp --------OLD WOOD FRAME HOMES or other buildings suitable for moving and renovation. Depending on condition will pay cash or pay to remove building. 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8A A Woman's Place “Healthcare for A Woman By A Woman” Accepting Most Major Insurance Including Medicaid and Medicare Lauren Williams , ARNP (352) 493-9393 General Healthcare Complete OB Care Discount Food Mart & 99 STORE 9931 NE SR 24(across from Bronson Motor Speedway)352-486-6528 Hours Sun. 6 AM 12:30 AM Mon. Thurs. 5 AM 12:30 AM Fri. & Sat. 5 AM 1:30 AMPlease visit our other location in Fanning Springs @ 7680 N. US 19 * Last full service gas station & General Market on SR 24 until Cedar Key! * Brand new expanded pumps with highquality Chevron fuel & diesel! * Hot & Ready pizza, wings, coffee, boiled peanuts! * Walk-in Ice Cold Beer Cooler! * Marine gas coming soon! 99 General Store (Hardware, Health & Beauty, School Supplies, Clothing, Livestock Feed) *YOU NEED IT? WE HAVE IT! * Log Cabin Quilterse Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, April 23 at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Sara brought in a lap quilt top that she’s been working on. e purple quilt in the frame should be nished in a few weeks. Diane brought in a version of the Attic Window on Tuesday. Both quilt tops are outstanding. Our plants are enjoying the warm weather. e cactus plants are getting ready to bloom. e vine has will soon be covering the trellis and the roses are being trimmed back and will soon the in full bloom. e yard looks great in the summer, e Old Sewing Machine Man was out and worked on several of our machines. It’s nice to have someone that does house calls. He’ll be back in two weeks to work on a few more of our machines We’ve enjoyed lunch on the porch and listening to the sounds of the bobwhite in the area. Being of the beaten path might keep a few visitors from nding us but the sounds of the countryside are worth it. Come out and see what I’m writing about. Bronson BubbaQue’s Closes for Lack of Customer Volume continued from page 1A to put the restaurant where we had most customer volume,” Bell said. Bell said it costs the same to start and operate a BubbaQue’s in Orlando as it does to operate one in Bronson. He said there are currently 15 BubbaQue’s in operation with four more under construction or on the drawing board. He said there is a new BubbaQue’s at the Paddock Mall in Ocala Square and on North Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa and additional franchises are planned for other parts of the state. This sign was posted on front door in Bronson directs people to the Terry Witt.This small restaurant at the north end of Bronson was cited as one of the eateries that helped saturate the Bronson restaurant market and lower the Flint Smith, described as a local rider, is thrown forward on his bull as the animal spins and tries to throw him o his back. Photo by Terry Witt. Kelsey Russell rides with the American Flag in the opening ceremony of the Chieand FFA Alumni Rodeo. Photo by Terry Witt.Chieand FFA Rodeo Benets Scholarships and Trips with $10,000 By Terry Witt Senior Sta Writer e Chieand FFA Alumni Rodeo cleared about $10,000 after expenses and gave a lot of rodeo fans a chance to see professionals in action. Money raised at the rodeo funds college scholarships for kids involved in FFA, for trips to regional and state FFA conventions pays for motel rooms for a program known Ag on the Hill in Tallahassee as well as leadership conferences. “Anything that’s agriculture motivated to help kids, that’s what we use the money for,” said FFA Alumni President Scott Mills. “We’re just using the money to support our kids in the agriculture program.” e annual rodeo at Latoma arena on the omas Brookins farm is supported by three major corporate sponsors, Chieand Farm Supply, Suncoast Credit Unit and Alliance Dairies and Alliance Grazing. Eighteen chute sponsors also support the rodeo. “If it wasn’t for them, we couldn’t put it on,” Mills said. Hollywood Harris was the rodeo clown for the event. He kept the bulls from injuring the bull riders after they had fallen. Harris said if it wasn’t for the FFA he would not have enjoyed the success he has today. “I learned to connect learning with life. at’s what FFA did for me.”


By Terry Witt Senior Sta WriterChieand’s varsity girls’ softball team won the state Class 1A championship last year and will be recognized on a monument in front of the school along with the two CHS state champion football teams. e school until now had used the monument to honor the 1961 and 1997 championship football teams, but Principal Matt McLelland said a decision was made last year to recognize the 2014 varsity softball team’s championship on the same brick monument. With the changes, the monument will say, “Home of the Indians.” e years of the state championship wins for the football and softball teams will be displayed below in gold and Columbia blue, the school colors. McLelland said the old lettering on the monument will be reused to recognize the football team at Wayne Pridgeon Memorial Stadium. He said the players on the softball team were excited to nd out their championship year would be honored on the monument at the front of the school. “Hopefully they’ll win another state championship this year,” McLelland said. e girls are headed to the regional playo ursday, the next step in their bid for their second consecutive state championship. Softball Being Added to Chieand State Champions’ MonumentChieand High School Principal Matt McLelland helps Pat Reedy and his assistant prepare to add more lettering to the state champions’ monument in front of Chieand High School. Photo by Terry Witt. By Terry Witt Senior Sta WriterMany people underestimated the talent and drive of the Bronson Eagle varsity baseball team this season until they won the district tournament in Trenton Friday by defeating Hilliard 10-2. e championship blowout was triggered by back to back home runs by David Dees in the early going which drove in Emory Lake both times and put the Hilliard Flashes in 4-0 hole. e hole got deeper as the Bronson bats nailed 10 hits and sent runners ying across home plate. Eagle fans had been treated the night before to a 5-4 win over Trenton in the opening game. Trenton was the favorite to win the tournament, but the nail-biter went Bronson’s way. Senior Ty Barber’s pitching and solid backup from his teammates in the ineld and outeld prevented Trenton’s disciplined oense from getting traction. e Trenton game ended when Mill Lang’s towering blast to the 350-foot mark in center eld was tracked down by Dees and caught, ending the Tigers’ nal threat to score and sending Bronson fans and players into a frenzy as they realized the team was headed to the district championship. e players dumped Gatorade over Coach Jim Smith’s head and shoulders. Sophomore pitcher Donny Clifton kept the big bats of Hilliard in check during the championship game the next night, backed by spectacular plays by the Eagle ineld and outeld. First baseman Tyler Sullivan chased down the nal out, a curving y ball near the rst base fence that seemed destined to land on the other side of the fence. Sullivan used his speed and athletic skills to catch the foul ball, choking o Hilliard’s nal gasp in the championship game. Bronson players rushed on the eld to jump on Clifton in a traditional pileup for the winning team. Later they were presented the trophy as the district champion, a feat few people expected when the team rst started their season under Smith, an experienced rst year coach who told them they could win it all if they just believed in themselves. It is unclear whether this was Bronson High School’s rst ever district championship. Principal John Lott said as far as he knows this Bronson team is the best since the 1950s when Bronson made it to the state nals under a dierent set of state rules. He said there was no district tournament back then. e teams were broken into only three classications, which meant small schools were playing much bigger schools. Lott said he has heard there was a good Bronson team in the 1990s, but the records are contained in yearbooks and he wasn’t sure whether there had been a previous district champion in the ‘90s. Smith was busting buttons after the team gave him his 400th career win against Trenton on ursday and the district championship the following night. He told the players they bought into the idea of believing in themselves. “It’s a great group of kids and they are remarkable. at’s a kind word,” Smith said. A few minutes later he added, “You guys bought in. You guys gured out how to buy in and believe in yourself.” Smith said he and the team have been talking about making a run for the district championship for a month, and he said it nally fell into place. He described Dees’ eort in the early part of the championship game as nothing short of remarkable. After jacking one homer out of the park, Hilliard apparently decided it was a uke. Wrong. ey pitched to him again and he sent another ball ying over the left center eld fence at the very same spot. Dees was mobbed by the team after the rst two-run homer in the rst inning, but he was swarmed by the team following the second two-run homer in the third inning. Everyone on the team and in the ball park knew a four-run lead in the top of the third inning would be dicult to overcome, and it was. Bronson continued to add to its lead and Hilliard struggled to get a hit against the stingy Eagle defense. Smith told his team after the game he wasn’t the easiest coach to play for. ey were all smiles kneeling in front of him. Smith had taught them how to play championship baseball and convinced them of their talent and their ability to beat any team. “I told you from day one – expect greatness,” Smith said. Bronson collected 21 hits in the two games, 11 against Trenton and 10 against Hilliard. It was undoubtedly their best hitting of the season and came at the perfect moment. Bronson will meet Hamilton County in Bronson at 7 p.m. on Tuesday for the regional semi-nal tournament. Bronson Statistics: Championship Game Donny Clifton pitched 7 innings and got 3 strikeouts. Hits: Emory Lake was 3-5 with 3 runs and 1 stolen base Ty Barber had 2 stolen bases, 1 run and one sacrice y that scored a run David Dees was 2-3 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI’s Donny Clifton was 1-4 with a double and 1 run’ Tyler Sullivan was 2-2; he was hit by a pitch and hit a sacrice bunt Dusty Landgraver was 1-4 with a run Brian Sheppard was 1-4 Cole Crane scored, walked once and reached base on an error.e team had 10 hits. Bronson Statistics against Trenton: Ty Barber had 8 strike outs. Barber was 2-4 with 1 run Emory Lake was 1-3 with 1 run David Dees was 2-2 with 2 walks and a run Donny Clifton was 3-4 with 3 singles and 1 stolen base Tyler Sullivan was 2-3 with 1 walk, 1 run Brian Sheppard was 1-2 with a walk. e team had 11 hits. Trenton Stats: Michael Smith was 2-3 with 2 runs and 2 doubles Brooks Parrish was 2-4 Samuel Whitley was 1-2 Daniel Plank was 1-2. e team had 6 hits. Jordan Dewitt was the starting pitcher and had 3 strikeouts. He was relieved by Michael Smith with three strikeouts.Bronson Beats Trenton, Blows Out Hilliard for District Title Bronson seniors and three of their coaches are pictured with the district tournament trophy and a broom symbolizing a clean sweep in the tourney. Kneeling from the left David Dees, Cole Crain, Ty Barber, Emory Lake, Austin Hill and Dustin Landgraver. Standing from the left Justice Durden, Assistant Coach David White, Assistant Coach Marland Williams and Coach Jim Smith. Photo by Terry Witt. Bronson players pile on pitcher Donny Clifton after winning the district championship with Clifton on the mound. Photo by Terry Witt. Trenton Catcher Brooks Martin waits for the ball (just entering the picture on right) as Ty Barber goes airborne a few feet from home plate. The play was very close and Martin was awarded the out. Photo by Terry Witt. Home run hitter David Dees is swarmed by teammates after sending his second home run over the left center eld fence in the third inning. Photo by Terry Witt.


2B Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 30 High 12:18 AM 3.1 6:51 AM Set 4:48 AM 83 30 Low 6:27 AM 0.8 8:07 PM Rise 5:15 PM 30 High 12:29 PM 3.4 30 Low 7:01 PM 0.4 F 1 High 1:07 AM 3.2 6:51 AM Set 5:22 AM 89 1 Low 7:04 AM 0.8 8:08 PM Rise 6:07 PM 1 High 1:01 PM 3.6 1 Low 7:39 PM 0.1 Sa 2 High 1:49 AM 3.3 6:50 AM Set 5:57 AM 94 2 Low 7:39 AM 0.8 8:09 PM Rise 7:01 PM 2 High 1:30 PM 3.8 2 Low 8:15 PM -0.1 Su 3 High 2:29 AM 3.4 6:49 AM Set 6:35 AM 98 3 Low 8:12 AM 0.9 8:09 PM Rise 7:55 PM 3 High 1:59 PM 3.9 3 Low 8:50 PM -0.3 M 4 High 3:07 AM 3.4 6:48 AM Set 7:15 AM 99 4 Low 8:46 AM 1.0 8:10 PM Rise 8:50 PM 4 High 2:28 PM 4.0 4 Low 9:24 PM -0.4 Tu 5 High 3:45 AM 3.3 6:47 AM Set 7:58 AM 99 5 Low 9:19 AM 1.1 8:10 PM Rise 9:45 PM 5 High 2:58 PM 4.1 5 Low 10:00 PM -0.4 W 6 High 4:24 AM 3.3 6:47 AM Set 8:46 AM 97 6 Low 9:55 AM 1.2 8:11 PM Rise 10:40 PM 6 High 3:30 PM 4.1 6 Low 10:37 PM -0.4Suwannee River EntranceTh 30 High 12:24 AM 2.7 6:52 AM Set 4:49 AM 83 30 Low 6:45 AM 0.8 8:08 PM Rise 5:16 PM 30 High 12:35 PM 3.0 30 Low 7:19 PM 0.4 F 1 High 1:13 AM 2.8 6:51 AM Set 5:23 AM 89 1 Low 7:22 AM 0.8 8:09 PM Rise 6:08 PM 1 High 1:07 PM 3.2 1 Low 7:57 PM 0.1 Sa 2 High 1:55 AM 2.9 6:50 AM Set 5:58 AM 94 2 Low 7:57 AM 0.8 8:09 PM Rise 7:01 PM 2 High 1:36 PM 3.3 2 Low 8:33 PM -0.1 Su 3 High 2:35 AM 3.0 6:49 AM Set 6:35 AM 98 3 Low 8:30 AM 0.9 8:10 PM Rise 7:55 PM 3 High 2:05 PM 3.4 3 Low 9:08 PM -0.3 M 4 High 3:13 AM 3.0 6:48 AM Set 7:15 AM 99 4 Low 9:04 AM 0.9 8:10 PM Rise 8:51 PM 4 High 2:34 PM 3.5 4 Low 9:42 PM -0.4 Tu 5 High 3:51 AM 2.9 6:48 AM Set 7:58 AM 99 5 Low 9:37 AM 1.0 8:11 PM Rise 9:46 PM 5 High 3:04 PM 3.6 5 Low 10:18 PM -0.4 W 6 High 4:30 AM 2.9 6:47 AM Set 8:46 AM 97 6 Low 10:13 AM 1.1 8:12 PM Rise 10:41 PM 6 High 3:36 PM 3.6 6 Low 10:55 PM -0.4Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 30 High 12:25 AM 2.8 6:51 AM Set 4:47 AM 83 30 Low 7:22 AM 0.8 8:06 PM Rise 5:14 PM 30 High 12:36 PM 3.1 30 Low 7:56 PM 0.4 F 1 High 1:14 AM 2.9 6:50 AM Set 5:21 AM 89 1 Low 7:59 AM 0.8 8:07 PM Rise 6:06 PM 1 High 1:08 PM 3.3 1 Low 8:34 PM 0.1 Sa 2 High 1:56 AM 3.0 6:49 AM Set 5:56 AM 94 2 Low 8:34 AM 0.8 8:07 PM Rise 6:59 PM 2 High 1:37 PM 3.5 2 Low 9:10 PM -0.1 Su 3 High 2:36 AM 3.1 6:48 AM Set 6:34 AM 98 3 Low 9:07 AM 0.9 8:08 PM Rise 7:53 PM 3 High 2:06 PM 3.5 3 Low 9:45 PM -0.3 M 4 High 3:14 AM 3.1 6:47 AM Set 7:14 AM 99 4 Low 9:41 AM 0.9 8:08 PM Rise 8:48 PM 4 High 2:35 PM 3.6 4 Low 10:19 PM -0.4 Tu 5 High 3:52 AM 3.0 6:46 AM Set 7:57 AM 99 5 Low 10:14 AM 1.0 8:09 PM Rise 9:44 PM 5 High 3:05 PM 3.7 5 Low 10:55 PM -0.4 W 6 High 4:31 AM 3.0 6:46 AM Set 8:45 AM 97 6 Low 10:50 AM 1.1 8:10 PM Rise 10:39 PM 6 High 3:37 PM 3.7 6 Low 11:32 PM -0.4Weather Forecast Levy County Community Calendar BRONSON Children’s Table Annual Party May 2You are invited to the honoring of the wonderful volunteers at e Children’s Table and to celebrate Mr. Bill’s 86th birthday on Sat. May 2 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at the facility at 680 W. rasher Dr. in Bronson (the old Campbell’s Seafood Restaurant). ere will be a hay ride, train ride, slide and bounce house for the kids and lots of fun. Come and join the celebration.Bronson Town Council Meeting May 4e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be May 4 at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall – 352/486-2354.School Board of Levy County Board Meeting May 12e School Board of Levy County Board Meeting will be held on May 12 at 6:00 PM. e public is always welcome to attend all Board Meetings which are held in the Board Room of the School Board of Levy County, 480 Marshburn Drive, Bronson, Florida.Need Vendors for Bronson Blueberry Festival June 20e Town of Bronson is looking for vendors who are interested in participating in the Bronson Blueberry Festival on June 20th, 2015. e festival’s main focus is to promote the local blueberry farmers as well as the agricultural industry. We are welcoming food, arts & crafts, businesses and non-prot entities wishing to promote their business or organization. For further information please contact Town Hall 352/486-2354.CEDAR KEYCity of Cedar Key Elections May 5e Cedar Key City Council Seat Election and Water and Sewer District Commission Groups is May 5 from 7 AM to 7 PM at the Cedar Key City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street – 352/543-5132. City Council meetings are held the rst and third Tuesday of the month at 6 PM.CHIEFLANDMay Day Celebration May 1Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Senior Center will be host a May Day Celebration on May 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM at 305 SW 1st Street, Chieand. is Event is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Activities include Line Dancing presentations and they will oer a short lesson which will include the various steps used in line dancing and everyone is encouraged to participate. ere will be door prizes and refreshments. For more information contact Bernadette Preble at 352/490-7055 ext.1 Chief Theater May 8 & 9is plant sale will be held from 10AM to 4PM on May 8th and 9th at the Chief eater, located at 25 E Park Ave, in Chieand. All 4 inch annuals $1 each!!!! Over 20 plant varieties to choose from. Great for Mother’s Day Gifts or for just sprucing up your lawn. Pre-orders accepted by emailing Proceeds to benet the Suwannee Valley Players and Chief eater.e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. May 11 at 6 PM. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 PM at 214 East Park Avenue. Chieand City Hall & Maintenance is CLOSED ON FRIDAYS. City Hall is open Mon. through urs. from 7:30 AM to 5 PM. Utility payments can be dropped in the box.e Chieand Crochet Club meets every second Monday of the month at the Luther Callaway Public Library at 5 PM. If you are interested in crochet and needlework you are welcome to join us. SVP Meeting May 11e Suwannee Valley Players meet on the second Monday of the month now with the next meeting being Mon., May 11 at 7 PM at the Chief eater at 25 E. Park Street in Chieand. Please join us to discuss current topics with the theatre and upcoming shows. For more information, leave a message at call 352/493-ARTS; or email us at SuwanneeValleyPlayers@; visit our website:; or follow us on Facebook.Friends of the Luther Calloway Library Meeting May 14On the second ursday of each month the Friends meet to see how we can help the library by augmenting the funds available for books, dvds, etc. Each year we have two used book sales. e Friends like to make available programs of interest to the community. Come join us making the Library better. Membership is free. Look forward to seeing you soon. Any questions, please contact President Ann Brown at 352226-7413.US War Dog Association Presentation at the Luther Callaway Library May 21Barbara Snow, Executive Director of the Southern Chapter of the US War Dog Association will be presenting a program hosted by the Friends of the Luther Callaway Library on urs., May 21 at 7:00 PM. Barbara will explain about the organization and services and the history of the war dogs. She has many stories about the dogs and will explain the dierent services they provide. People who attend the program will be amazed and spellbound.GAINESVILLEKanapaha’s Moonlight Walk May 2 Kanapaha’s Moonlight Walk is a magical experience where there will be twinkle lights, lanterns, and approximately 1500 luminaries along a 1.25 mile walkway. is event will be held on May 2 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. ere will also be live entertainment and food and refreshments can be purchased from Fed Food Company and Dominos. Feel free to bring out a blanket or lawn chairs. e Alachua Astronomy Club (www. will be out with telescopes to view the cosmos. Fourteen dollars for adults, $7 for children ages three to thirteen. Members receive a $4 discount. No pets allowed during this event. Elder Options Meeting May 6e meeting of the Grant Review Committee of the Elder Options Board of Directors will be held on May 6, at 10:00AM. is meeting will be held at the Elder Options Conference Room A, located at 100 SW 75th St., Suite 301, Gainesville. e Grant Review Committee will discuss and adopt recommendations regarding the applications received by Elder Options for funding for the program year beginning July 1, 2015. For more information please call 352/692-5214. Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild Meeting May 7Quilters of Alachua County Day Guild, (QACDG) meets monthly the rst ursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at the Senior Recreation Center, 5701 N. W. 34th Boulevard, Gainesville. Refreshments at 9:30 AM., meeting begins 10 AM. Guests are welcome. For more information on the North Florida Livestock MarketWEDNESDAY APRIL 22, 2015#1 STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 400.00 580.00 480.00 200-249 lb 360.00 390.00 376.25 250-299 lb 340.00 350.00 345.00 300-349 lb 317.50 335.00 324. 17 350-399 lb 285.00 297.50 290.50 400-449 lb 267.50 280.00 273.00 450-499 lb 255.00 277.50 267.50 500-549 lb 215.00 220.00 218.33 550-599 lb 220.00 222.50 221.25 600-649 lb 190.00 190.00 190.00 #1 1/2 #2 STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 360.00 400.00 366.00 200-249 lb 290.00 360.00 330.00 250-299 lb 255.00 340.00 289.17 300-349 lb 250.00 317.50 292.08 350-399 lb 270.00 285.00 277.00 400-449 lb 250.00 267.50 258.00 450-499 lb 155.00 255.00 225.63 500-549 lb 137.50 215.00 185.63 550-599 lb 120.00 220.00 191.25 600-649 lb 190.00 190.00 190.00 #1 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 380.00 420.00 381.67 200-249 lb 335.00 350.00 345.00 250-299 lb 285.00 330.00 303.75 300-349 lb 285.00 325.00 300.00 350-399 lb 265.00 280.00 272.00 400-449 lb 260.00 270.00 265.00 450-499 lb 225.00 225.00 225.00 500-549 lb 212.50 215.00 213.75 550-599 lb 200.00 200.00 200.00 600-649 lb 125.00 125.00 125.00 #1 1/2-#2 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 200.00 360.00 318.33 200-249 lb 315.00 335.00 329.00 250-299 lb 255.00 285.00 274.17 300-349 lb 235.00 285.00 263.33 350-399 lb 235.00 265.00 254.38 400-449 lb 245.00 260.00 253.75 450-499 lb 212.50 225.00 220.83 500-549 lb 200.00 212.50 208.13 550-599 lb 190.00 200.00 195.00 600-649 lb 125.00 125.00 125.00 COWS 800-1000 lb 102.00 230.00 141.76 1000-1200 lb 107.00 200.00 119.16 1200-1400 lb 100.00 140.00 115.73 1400-1600 lb 108.00 119.00 112.42 1600-1800 lb 105.00 111.00 10800 BULLS 1000-1200 lb 114.00 142.00 128.00 1200-1400 lb 110.00 112.00 111.00 1400-1600 lb 125.00 125.00 125.00 1600-1800 lb 140.00 141 .00 140.50 1800-2000 lb 129.00 156.00 138.50 PAIRS 1400.00 2325.00 1775.00 TOTAL HEAD COUNT 471 Slaughter cattle were a little softer this week, maybe $1-2 lower. Yearlings were fairly steady. It’s hard to say steady when we had a few calves pushing $6 a pound. We are starting to see some better quality calves come to town. Replacement cattle are still in high demand and selling very well. With all the good moisture everyone has been getting, we are seeing lots of replacement cattle going back home. Good to see! Walter Cowart topped the slaughter bull market this week with $156.00 bought by Brown Packing. Knight Farm, LLC sold the top slaughter cow this week at $121.00 also bought by Brown Packing. Hardee Farms sold the highest price replacement cow at $230.00 bought by Willald Palmer. C Farms sold the highest price replacement bull at $134.00 bought by Michael Trail . Herman Sanchez sold the high price pair this week at $2325.00 bought by Jack Burney. e high price yearlings went to B & M Cattle at $580.00 sold by Douberty Farms. Check us out on the web at www.northoridalivestock. com for our market report, news and upcoming events or drop us a line at nm@att. net. You can watch our cattle sale live every week at www. continued to page 3B


3B Around the Nature Coast Planning Council Board Apr. 30An Emergency Meeting of the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council Board of Directors will be held on urs., Apr. 30 at 7:00 PM at the WRPC Oce, located at 1241 SW 10th Street, Ocala. For more information please call 352/7321315 ext. 212.A Bronson High School Basketball Alumni game is set for 6PM on May 2. More details will be provided in days to come on Twitter and Instagram.Levy County BoCC May 5e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. May 5 at 9 AM in the meeting room in the courthouse located at 355 S. Court Street in Bronson. e BoCC meets on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday of the month and again in two weeks. Hardy May 9On Saturday, May 9, 2015, AMVETS Suwannee River Post 422 and its Subordinate Organizations, Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 422, SOA Squadron 422 and Riders Chapter 422 will hold a Blood Drive and Yard/Bake Sale for TEAM HULK SMASH-RILEY HARDY. Everything starts at 8:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM. All blood donations made in Riley’s name will provide him 1 blood transfusion for every pint donated.WWII Vets and Proud of It Meets May 15World War II Veterans and Proud of it will meet May 15, 2015, in Fanning Springs at the Lighthouse Rest., at 11 AM. Please come, bring your spouse, care giver or friend. If you have any questions please contact Virginia Lewis at 1-352-528-2310.Do You Have Questions About Medicare?Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, Disability, Supplemental Insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, or Medicare Billings? Come see SHINE for free assistance, or call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE Volunteer near you. SHINE will be at: Wed., May 6 1:30-3:30 PM Bronson Public Library Wed., May 6 10:00 AM-Noon Williston Public Library Wed., May 13 10:00 AM-Noon Yankeetown Public Library Wed., May 20 1:30 – 3:30 PM Chieand Senior CenterDo you know a child who likes to be in the great outdoors? Give them an opportunity to expand their outdoor knowledge and learn about wildlife and sh plus participate in many outdoor activities including canoeing on beautiful Lake Eaton. Registration has begun for the Outdoor Adventure Camp at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Ocala Conservation Center in the Ocala National Forest. Registration is limited; don’t miss out on this exciting summer camp program. e summer camp is for boys and girls, ages 9-14, and focuses on wildlife conservation, outdoor skills and rearm safety. is year, the camp oers six one-week sessions beginning June 14. For more information and to register for the summer camp program, call 352/625-2804 or visit the website at Ocala Youth Camp or you looking for an opportunity to make a dierence in your community? e Florida Ombudsman Program currently has volunteer opportunities available statewide. Our volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities to ensure they are treated with dignity and respect and receiving the care they deserve. Ombudsman volunteers receive special training and participate in monthly program meetings. To learn more about becoming an ombudsman volunteer, please visit our website at www.ombudsman., search for us on Facebook, or call us toll-free at 1-888-831-0404.Rep. Charlie Stone (R-Ocala, Dist. 22) holds oce hours on the rst Tuesday of every month in Williston and Bronson, and the last Wednesday of every month in Chieand and Cedar Key. First Tuesday of month at:Bronson: 9-11:30 AM at Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building, 660 E. Hathaway Ave. (U.S. Alt. 27), Bronson; Williston: 1:30 4 PM at Williston City Council Chambers, 50 N.W. Main St., Williston Last Wednesday every month at: Chieand: 9 11:30 AM at Chieand Chamber of Commerce, 23 S.E. Second Ave., Chieand; Cedar Key: 1:30 4 PM at Cedar Key City Council Chambers, 490 Second St., Cedar Key. Due to constraints of space in print the complete Community Calendar is available at our website at: for your convenience.Community Calendar continued from page 2B JournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy County $25/year in Levy County $30/year in Florida $35/year Outside FloridaSubscribe!guild, call Beverley Hilton, (352) 373-7791, or go to www. Fashion Show & Luncheon May 9e Florida orobred Fillies will present Country Couture a Charity Fashion Show & Luncheon May 9 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. is event will be held at Mojo’s Grill at Ocala National. For more information or tickets, please call Dee Walther at 352-624-3051.OTTER CREEKOtter Creek Town Council Meeting May 18e Otter Creek Town Council conducts their regular meetings on the third Monday of the month. e next meeting is Mon., May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. For more information please call 352/486-4766.WILLISTONWilliston City Council Meeting May 5 e next regular City Council meeting is Tues., May 5 at 7 PM in the Williston City Council Room. City Hall is at 50 NW Main Street, Williston, for more information please call 352/528-3060. According to the City of Williston oce (not the website) regular council meetings are held on the rst Tuesday after the rst Monday of the month and then again in two weeks.Williston Lions Club Eventse Williston Lions Club meets on the 4th Wed. of every month at 401 SE 6th Avenue in Williston. e Club hosts regular weekly and monthly events for all to participate. We are always accepting new members and volunteers that want to help out in our community. Guests are welcome anytime. We are planning future events and would appreciate your assistance. Please call us at 352/214-3315. Wednesdays: e Children’s Table is at the Club from 2 to 4:30 PM ursdays: Bingo at the Club @ 2 PM. Bring a new friend or canned goods for free cards. Fridays & Saturdays: Visit our indoor Flea Market from 9 AM to 3 PM. Christian 12 Step Ministries, Inc.Healing the Heart ~ Renewing the Mind Community Support Group meets at the Williston Library on Mon. Nights at 7:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM for those struggling with alcohol or other addictions or issues such as depression, food abuse etc. Jesus Christ is our Higher Power. Come join us! For more info call 352/529-7745.Heritage Park MarketHeritage Park Market: Crafts, Farmers Market, Horsey Tack Trade all for sale. e Vendor Space proceeds will benet the Friends of Williston Horse Park for raising a roof over the horse arena. e dates are May 9 and June 13, 8:00AM until 2:00PM at the Heritage Park Market, located in the same park as the Williston Peanut Festival. For Vendor Space Reservations please email: Ann Morin will host a Community meeting each month. is meeting will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month 4:00 PM. And is open for residents of Inglis to come together to discuss area needs and views.Inglis Council Meeting May 12e Town of Inglis’ next regular Commission meeting will be on May 12 at 6 PM in the Commission Room. City Hall, 135 Hwy. 40 West, Inglis – 352/447-2203. Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. JOB Opportunitye Withlacoochee Gulf Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for someone to work 20 hours a week at the Welcome Center in Inglis. e position would include interacting with the public, answering the phone, providing information to visitors about our area, event planning and other customer service activities. We have partnered with the Experience Works program. If you are interested, call the Chamber at 352-447-3383.In case you haven’t heard, we have resumed Bingo. Every urs. Night at 7 PM the games begin. Stop in at 5pm and shop in the Second to None Shoppe. At 6pm you can eat before the games start. You don’t have to play to eat, we have take out! ere are always sandwiches and hot dogs available. And by this time we should be doing specials!! Looking forward to seeing you there!! For more information call: 352/4472057 CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER 1113 N.W. 23rd Ave. Chie and(Across the parking lot from Wal-Mart)OPENMon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m.5 p.m.Sat. 8:30 a.m. NoonWalk-ins Welcome!Call for an appointment: 493-9500 Levy Animal ClinicM Th 7:30 a.m 6 p.m. Fri. 7:30 a.m 5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m 1 p.m.352-528-4840505 Southwest 7th Street, Williston, FL Dr. Wade Bullock, DVMHouse Calls Available Quality Medicine Friendly Service Competitive Snook Season in Gulf Closes May 1 Snook will close to all harvest in Gulf state, federal and inland waters, including all of Monroe County and Everglades National Park, starting May 1. Seasonal harvest closures conserve Florida’s valuable snook populations and help sustain and improve the shery for the future. Snook is open to harvest in Atlantic state, federal and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, through May 31, closing June 1. Both the Atlantic and Gulf will reopen for recreational harvest Sept. 1. Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. Snook may be caught and released during the closed season. e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages anglers to handle their catch carefully to help the sh survive upon release. Proper handling methods can help ensure the species’ abundance for anglers today and generations to come. To learn more about sh handling, visit Fishing and click on “Saltwater,” “Recreational Regulations” and “Fish Handling.” Learn more about recreational shing at MyFWC. com/Fishing by clicking on “Saltwater” and “Recreational Regulations.” Kanapaha's Moonlight Walk is a magical experience from 7 PM to 11 PM on Sat. May 2 with twinkle lights, lanterns, and approximately 1500 luminaries along a 1.25 mile walkway. ere will also be live entertainment and food and refreshments can be purchased from Fed Food Company and Dominos. Feel free to bring out a blanket or lawn chairs. e Alachua Astronomy Club ( ) will be out with telescopes to view the cosmos. No pets allowed during this event. Schedule is: 5pm -7pm: Gardens close; 7pm: Gardens and Kitchen open, nd your spot on the lawn, Alachua Astronomy Club out viewing the Moon! 8pm: Luminaries are lit, Alachua Astronomy Club out viewing the cosmos, and Keith Peters (www. begins playing original music; 11pm Event ends. Located at: 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608 Telephone: 352-372-4981 FAX: 352-372-5892 E-mail: Adults/$14; children/$7; Members/$4 discount.Painting courtesy of Tim Malles.Kanapaha Hosts Moonlight Walk with Astronomy Viewing on May 2


4B Obituaries Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:30 a.m. Free Breakfast/Devotion 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida First Baptist Church“The Place Where People Matter” Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Evening Worship 6:00 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:K4C Children’s Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pmPastor Je Buchanan451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282of Bronson Pine Grove Baptist Church16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 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 Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming Manatee Springs Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m ..................... Bible Study 11 a.m ............. Worship Period 5 p.m .............. Worship Period Wednesday 6 p.m ....................... Bible Studyrfnf rftbrf fnt Minister Gene Dumas 352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand First United Methodist Church 09:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. WorshipTuesdays -10:00 a.m. Sunshine Disciples (Crafts) 01:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study Saturday 08:00 a.m. 2nd Sat. of Month , Methodist Men’s Group (breakfast) 707 N. Main St., – We are on Facebook! Otter Creek Baptist ChurchBro. Wayne Butler, PastorServices ... SundaySunday School 9:00 am Worship 10:00 am WednesdayDinner 5:30 pm Awanas 6:00 pm Worship 7:00 pm171 SW 3rd Street Otter Creek 352-486-2112 Church CalendarFish Dinner on Fri., May 8 at Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall. Fried or baked sh, fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and choice of two sides of baked beans, coleslaw, or grits. Adults $7, Senior Citizen smaller Meal $6 and Children $4 (Under 12). Take out orders welcome; from 5 to 7 p.m. Zumba on ursdays at 6:30 p.m. Angel House rift Store Angel House is open Fri. and Sat. from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend. Holy Family is located at 17353 NE Hwy. 27 Alt, 3 miles from Williston; 352/528-2893.Good Shepherd Lutheran Spring Yard & Bake Sale May 1 & 2Spring is here and it is time again for Good Shepherd’s annual Spring Yard and Bake Sale. Come by and see what we have. Who knows, we might have just the thing you are looking for. Lots of clothes and household items and knick knacks. We will also have lots of bake goods and Hot Dogs for sale at lunch time. So come say “Hi” on Fri. May 1 and Sat. May 2 from 8 AM – 2 PM. Hope to see you there.Who’s Training Who?People used to come from miles around to watch me train my black lab Leroy. Not because he was so smart, it’s just nobody had ever seen a dog swim the back-stroke. Like all labs, Leroy loved to fetch. He just happened to be deathly afraid of water! It was sure something to see when those two driving forces collided. If I’d of had any business sense I’d have charged people admission to watch him go. I’d have gotten richer than whoever owns that talking Gecko. Most folks were a might skeptical after hearing the tales of the backstroking dog. I’d see them shaking their heads as I warming him up with a few runs on the dry land. en, to my shame, I’d throw that training dummy way out across the bayou. Leroy wouldn’t hesitate. He’d tear o at full speed and lay out across that water, landing with a tremendous splash. ere’d always be that split second of silence as Leroy disappeared under the surface. (I knew from experience he was under there contemplating his big mistake.) Once he realized what he’d done, he’d shoot up from there like a school of piranhas was snacking on his tail. I’m not sure how long you actually have to walk on water to qualify for sainthood, but I’m sure Leroy would’ve at least deserved honorable mention. He’d be whooping those gangly front legs like a nuclear powered paddle boat. It sounded like an angry beaver tail-slapping symposium. e poor bayou had never taken such a beating, and it’d cough him up every time. His head would be riding two or three feet o the surface, and just when you thought he was sure to drown, he’d lay back and start that famous Leroy back-stroke. Over on the bank, you never heard such cackling in all your life, and it was all at my little buddy’s expense. It was downright shameful, but I took some comfort in knowing everybody else was laughing too. But anywayA lot of folks may have misjudged Leroy on the basis of his one little short coming, but the fear of water was such a small part of his life. ankfully, ole’ Leroy never took it all to heart. He never let his faults dene him. He just kept on plugging along, wagging that tail, loving, and living life to the fullest. You’d have thought he’d wrote the Scripture: ( I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well . Psalms 139:14 NASB) For example, one day I brought Leroy on a teal hunting trip. My dad scoed, “Leave him home son. He just ain’t gon’ make no hunting dog.” Boy was dad surprised. Leroy didn’t lose a single bird that day in chest high Johnson grass. at dog had a nose that could trail a gnat poot through a fertilizer farm. Leroy also turned out to be quite the sherman. One summer, when the bayou dried up, he sloshed around out in there in the shallows until he wrestled his jaws around a nice mess of big catsh. One day Leroy got lost several miles from home. Mom took me back to look for him for two days. e third day I was sitting out on the front step with my head down praying, trying not to let anybody see me cry, when suddenly I felt a big wet tongue rake across my face. I looked up and there he was, home again, wagging his big happy tail! I was blessed to have Leroy as my friend in those formative years of my life. He was the best dog a fellow could ever have. He taught me to not let my shortcomings dene me, to just keep wagging my tail when I’m laughed at, and to not let anybody keep me from giving life my best shot. It makes me wonder, “Who was training who?” Guy Sheeld NoticeWant to spread the news about your community’s events! If you live in Williston, Bronson, Chieand, Otter Creek, Inglis, Yankeetown or Cedar Creek, email your community event news to Your submission can be by email attachment (preferably MS Word) or in the body of the email. Our deadline for accepting events for each week’s ursday edition of the Levy County Journal is Monday at 5:00 p.m. Help us be your number one source for community event news in Levy County! r fnt bb nr b fntr rrfntbnwww.fghconline.comntt rrt nnnt ERNEST ROSS DRAPERAugust 15, 1940 – April 22, 2015 Mr. Ernest Ross Draper of Old Town, Florida passed away at the age of 74 on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Mr. Draper was born in Ravenna, Michigan on August 15, 1940. He was raised in Muskegon, Michigan and moved to Bradenton, Florida in 1956 and then to Old Town in 1986. He retired from the Cross City Correctional Institute with the rank of sergeant in 2003 after 16 years of service. Mr. Draper enjoyed going shing and xing things. He was a Baptist. Mr. Draper was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Gray and Winifred Pauline Draper, four brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce Draper of Old Town; son, Dewey (Peggy) Draper of Old Town; daughter, Kelly Mullins of Old Town; sisters: Barbara DeLoach of Apopka, Donna Buyam of Marshall, Michigan and Vesta Rehkops of Michigan; six grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. A family memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to Haven Hospice in Chieand, Florida. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.MILDRED GEIGERMildred “Millie” Geiger of Chieand, Florida passed away at the age of 71 on April 23, 2015 after a long illness. Mrs. Geiger was born in Little Rock, Arkansas but had spent most of her life in the Chieand area. Mrs. Geiger was a teacher with the Levy County School Board for 37 years. After retiring she still enjoyed volunteering at the schools for several years. Mrs. Geiger is survived by her daughter Michele Lindsey and her grandchildren: Houston Keen, Joseph Keen, D.J. Lindsey, and Cole Lindsey, all of Chieand. Arrangements are under the direction of Knau Funeral Home, 715 W. Park Ave, Chieand, FL 32626; 352/4934777. Please sign the guestbook at knaufuneralhomes.comAFTON ROY CARPENTERMr. Afton Roy Carpenter of Old Town, Florida passed away at the age of 93 on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Mr. Carpenter was born in Millstone, West Virginia. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and then went to work for Firestone for 30 years, retiring in 1979. He moved to Old Town in 1990 from Blountstown, Alabama. He belonged to the Masonic Wayfarer Lodge #789 in Akron, Ohio and also attended Joppa Lodge #4 in Old Town. He was a member of the Old Town First United Methodist Church. Mr. Carpenter was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Carpenter and son, Vernon Dale Carpenter. He is survived by his daughter, Linda (William) Keneck of Ocala; brothers, Robert (Trish) Carpenter of Polk City and omas (Donna) Carpenter of St. Petersburg; 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 6 great-greatgrandchildren. A Masonic Service was held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Old Town First United Methodist Church with Rev. Carl Rainear ociating. Interment followed at Old Town Cemetery. A visitation was held at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, April 28, 2015, between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.JO ELLEN WILLIAMSJo Ellen Williams of Chieand, Florida died at the age of 71 on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Tri-County Hospice Care Center after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Williams was born in Bell to the late James Leo and Ocie Lee Spears and lived in Chieand most of her life. She was of the Primitive Baptist faith and loved her family and loved to cook. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister and one great-grandson. She is survived by her husband of 53 years Roy Williams of Chieand; two daughters, Darlene (Ronnie) Arrington of Trenton and Donna Miller of Chieand; two sons, Joseph Williams of Chieand and Hank (Donna) Williams of Reddick; one sister, Janell (James) Wood of Trenton; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were held Wednesday April 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Knau’s Chapel in Chieand with visitation Monday April 27 from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Burial followed at Shady Grove Cemetery, Trenton, Florida. Arrangements were placed under the care of Knau Funeral Home, 715 W. Park Ave., Chieand, FL; 352/4934777.RANDALL PARNELLJune 29, 1938 – April 25, 2015 Randall “Dick” Parnell of Chieand, Florida went to be with the Lord at the age of 76 on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at North Florida Regional Hospital in Gainesville, Fla. He was born on June 29, 1938 in Gulf Hammock to Claude and Donna Parnell. Dick graduated from Bronson High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 3 years and was part of the 101st Airborne Division. He was a loving, Christian husband, father, grandfather and brother. Dick was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Wayne Parnell. Dick was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Chieand and enjoyed his Sunday School Class and all of the church activities. He was a member of the Magee Branch Hunting Club. Dick worked for many years at the Florida Highway Patrol before becoming a partner in the Beauchamp Hardware Store for many years before his retirement. He found enjoyment in hunting, shing, supporting the Chieand High School, but the most enjoyment in life was his love for his family. Mr. Parnell is survived by his wife of 50 years, Frances Beauchamp Parnell; his son Kyle (Shari) Parnell and his daughter, Kimberly (Avery) Baker, all of Chieand; two sisters, Kay (John) Rogers of Bronson and Zelda (Johnny) continued on page 6B


5B NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 1103-12 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COLL ASSN RMCTL2013, RMC TAX LIEN INVESTMENT NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER 14 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, BEGINNING AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, SECTION LINE 289.58 FEET TO A C. M., THENCE SOUTH 637.83 FEET, THENCE WEST 279.39 FEET, THENCE WEST 569.96 FEET, THENCE WEST 34.17 FEET THENCE CONTAINING 4.12 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. NAME(S) IN WHICH Florida. hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 2015. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT 2015. --------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 3609-12 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COLL ASSN RMCTL2013, RMC TAX LIEN INVESTMENT 7, BLOCK 32, WILLISTON TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME NAME(S) IN WHICH MEYERHOFF hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 2015. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT 2015. --------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 4219-12 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COLL ASSN RMCTL2013, RMC TAX LIEN INVESTMENT 1, BLOCK B, CASON’S INGLIS ACRES, UNIT 3, CERTAIN TOWN OF INGLIS NAME(S) IN WHICH hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 2015. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT 2015. --------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 4534-12 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COLL ASSN RMCTL2013, RMC TAX LIEN INVESTMENT FLORIAN HEIGHTS UNIT 2 TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME NAME(S) IN WHICH hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 2015. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT 2015. --------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 4767-12 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COLL ASSN RMCTL2013, RMC TAX LIEN INVESTMENT NAME(S) IN WHICH hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 2015. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT 2015. --------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 4937-12 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COLL ASSN RMCTL2013, RMC TAX LIEN INVESTMENT RANGE 16 EAST, LEVY AS FOLLOWS: REFERENCE, COMMENCE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY AS RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NE SOUTH OF THE NE CORNER 11 SOUTH , RANGE 16 EAST, RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 48.02 FEET, TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHERLY THAT LIES AT THE SOUTHWESTERLY CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION 25’12” W, 477.47 FEET, TO THENCE CONTINUE S FEET, TO CLOSE ON THE NAME(S) IN WHICH VARONIQUE hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 2015. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT 2015. --------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL COUNTY CASE NO. 2014 CA 000824 MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION (“FANNIE MAE”), A STATES OF AMERICA, vs. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: 5030 CENTRAL SARASOTA SARASOTA FL 34238 YOU ARE HEREBY required (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) LaQuanda Latson AMERICANS WITH REQUESTS FOR FOR NOTICE OF COURT Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 -------CASE No. 2014 CA 000411 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., vs. SCHOSSLER, CRISTINA, et. al., NOTICE OF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Florida, wherein, BANK OF SCHOSSLER, CRISTINA, et. at, the MAIN LOBBY of the South Court Street at the hour LOT 30, BLOCK A, sale. 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Hope Gibson Trade Centre South, Suite 700 Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33309 954-491-1120 FL 32601, 352-337-6237 -------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CASE NO. 2014 CA 000595 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, vs. 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN NOTICE OF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Case No. 2014 CA 000595 of South Court Street, Bronson, wit: INGLIS ACRES UNIT 9, 2246A & 2246B sale. 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ LaQuanda Latson MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC 225 E. ROBINSON ST. SUITE 660 (407) 674-1850 Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) (800) 955-8770. -----------. CASE No. 2013-CA 001046 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE vs. NOTICE OF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN No. 2013-CA 001046 of the Florida, wherein, NATIONSTAR Court Street, Bronson FL, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 6 sale. 2015. LaQuanda Latson FL 32601, 352-337-6237 --------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CASE NO.: 2014 CA 000070 LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING vs. GLORIA CROWELL A/K/A NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, LEGAL NOTICES


6B LEGAL NOTICES S. Court St., Bronson, Florida, TOGETHER WITH A 1990 GAFLK05B15995CW. BRONSON, FL 32621, AN INTEREST IN THE IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE AFTER THE SALE. the Court Administrator at 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) LaQuanda Latson ---------CASE NO. 2014 CA 000132 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION vs. NOTICE IS HEREBY entered in Case No. 2014 CA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION MAIN LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, at 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, to wit: SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, BEGIN AT A CONCRETE MARKER IN THE EASTERN FROM THE SOUTHEAST FEET IN A N 0048’06” W, CORNER. FROM THIS RUN N 8813’53” W FOR 630.66 FEET TO ANOTHER CONCRETE MARKER, N 0049’11” W FOR 200 FEET THENCE S 8813’53” E FOR 630.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MARKER IN 200 FEET TO A CONCRETE MARKER WHICH WAS THE TOGETHER WITH THAT 17210568. owner as of the date of the lis 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) LaQuanda Latson to Administrative Order No.2.065. the Court Administrator at 355 Court Street, Bronson, Fl ------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL Case No. 2014 CA 000162 -vs.NOTICE IS HEREBY in Civil Case No. 2014 CA wherein BANK OF AMERICA, MEETING ROOM IN THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT 355 S. COURT ST., BRONSON, STATUTES, AT 11:00 AM, LOT 23, MANATEE THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY OF-WAY. TOGETHER WITH THAT MOBILE HOME WITH 96017859. 10091 NW 101ST STREET, AN INTEREST IN THE IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE AFTER THE SALE. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) LaQuanda Latson Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 ----------COUNTY Case No. 38-2012-CA-000813 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. vs. TENANTS/OWNERS, NOTICE OF SALE LOT 11, BLOCK 20, UNIVERSITY OAKS, OF LEVY COUNTY, TOGETHER WITH THAT (S.&S. HOMES, INC.) MOBILE HOME, VIN(S) N812433A & N812433B. 11711 NE 105 AVE, S. Court Street, Bronson, FL, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) LaQuanda Latson (813) 229-0900 . ------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 38-2014-CA000613 U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF8 TRUST, vs. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN 2015, and entered in Case No. 38-2014-CA-000613 of Who are not Known To Be Claimants are defendants, the S. Court St., Bronson, Florida NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST OF SECTION RANGE 14 EAST, LEVY REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 23THE NORTH LINE OF EAST, 40.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF LEVY COUNTY THENCE CONTINUE NORTH A CURVE , CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST, HAVING THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY , ALONG THE ARC OF A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 90 OF 39.29 FEET TO THE FEET TO CLOSE ON THE BEING KNOWN AS LOT 5, TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME AS A MOBILE HOME BEARING NUMBERS H0GA20K01588B A/K/A 6790 NW 70TH ST., sale. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) LaQuanda Latson Albertelli Law (813) 221-4743 Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at ---------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL IN RE: THE ESTATE OF The administration of the is 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621. The names and addresses of the THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE THEM. NOTICE. SET FORTH IN SECTION TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE Robert T. Smith 239 East Hood Road Florida Bar No. 0857750 352-795-1444 -----------OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL IN RE: ESTATE OF The administration of the date of death was AUGUST 19, Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32626. The names and addresses of THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE THEM. NOTICE. SET FORTH IN SECTION TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE Lott of Bronson; grandsons: Parrish, Payton and Payne Parnell, Kaiden and Karsen Baker; a granddaughter, Adysen Baker; and many, many other loving family and friends. Expressions of Sympathy may also be made to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church of Chieand. Visitation was Monday, April 27, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. at the chapel of Langford-Rogers Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Services were Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3 p.m at the First Baptist Church of Chieand. A committal service followed at the Chieand Cemetery. Langford-Rogers Memorial Funeral Home, 1301 North Young Blvd. Chieand, FL; 352/493-0050 is honored to serve the Parnell Family.STELLA BURNHAMStella Burnham, “Granny Barber” passed away at the age of 92 on April 27, 2015 at her home in Chieand surrounded by her loving family. She was born to John and Sudie (Kemp) Land in Kinard, Florida. Granny Barber was of the Baptist faith. Her life’s goal was taking care of her family and home. She enjoyed gardening and yard work. Granny Barber was preceded in death by her son, Donnie Barber and husbands, Everett Barber and Wardell Burnham. She is survived by her children: Josephine, Elton Bo, Jerry Fred and Alice Marie; 13 grandchildren, 23 greatgrandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; sisters Myrtle Irving, Betty Cloud and sister in law, Helen Land. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 4:00 PM at Langford-Rogers Memorial Funeral Home with visitation at 3:00 p.m. Interment followed at Chieand Cemetery. In lieu of owers, the family has requested that you honor the memory of Granny Barber by making donations to Haven Hospice of the Tri County, 311 NE 9th St, Chieand, FL 32626. Arrangements are under the care of Langford-Rogers Memorial Funeral Home, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chieand, FL 32626; 352/493-0050. Obituaries continued from page 4B


7B Across1. Eyeglasses 6. Preserve, in a way 10. Hail Mary, e.g. 14. Grant 15. ink 16. Biblical shepherd 17. ___ del Sol 18. Motor vehicle 19. Conclusion 20. Posted mph (2 wds) 22. 20-20, e.g. 23. Animal house 24. Supplement 26. Flat 29. Asian plant’s axlike ber 31. Like “e X-Files” 32. Sensory nerve endings 36. Extol 37. Santa Claus feature 38. Certain surgeon’s “patient” 39. International commerce without government interference (2 wds) 41. Gave out 42. Food containing milk products 43. Muscular and heavily built 44. Bets 47. Family retriever dog, for short 48. “Beowulf,” e.g. 49. Lawful 56. Dungeons & Dragons snake-like creature 57. Mosque V.I.P. 58. Drunk, in slang 59. Percussion instrument 60. “Blue” or “White” river 61. Open, in a way 62. Increase, with “up” 63. Civil War side, with “the” 64. Cream pu 1. Bursae 2. Alka-Seltzer sound 3. “... or ___!” 4. Pigeon’s home 5. Wrap or bind in bandages 6. Philip Roth’s “e Human ___” 7. Jack-in-the-pulpit, e.g. 8. French novelist Pierre 9. Was unfaithful (hyphenated) 10. Leader of the pack 11. Beyond’s partner 12. Exodus commemoration 13. Bias 21. “Malcolm X” director 25. Barely beat 26. Brand, in a way 27. “How ___!” 28. Military ocer who acts as assistant to a more senior oce (3 wds) 29. Query before “Here goes!” 30. “God’s Little ___” 31. “e Lord of the Rings” gure 32. Back 33. Face-to-face exam 34. Bank 35. Undertake, with “out” 37. Small herring processed like a sardine 40. Toni Morrison’s “___ Baby” 41. Fraught with uncertainty or doubt 43. Dracula, at times 44. Proceeds 45. In pieces 46. Lively Baroque dance 47. British sailor (slang) 50. Arabic for “commander” 51. Apple variety 52. Peewee 53. “e Sound of Music” backdrop 54. Caddie’s bagful 55. Irascible Crossword Puzzlee answers for this week’s crossword puzzle are on page 7A. Down JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy County LEGAL NOTICES TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE /s/ DEBORAH D. MILLER Gainesville, FL 32606 /s/ GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A. Florida Bar No. 178770 (352)493-1458 ---------NOTICE OF The Southwest Florida .091, .301, .321, .331, and .351, F.A.C. is to amend the Water Use requirements for the Board of Trustees of the Internal need for the Board of Trustees swfwmd. (813) 985-7481 (4657), e-mail: 2015008). -----NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT WATER MANAGEMENT Southwest Florida Water RULE NOS.: RULE River Basin. RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 373.044, 373.113, 373.171 F.S. 373.036, 373.042, 373.0421, 373.086, 373.709 F.S. DATE AND TIME PLACE Florida 34639 33637-6759, (813) 985-7481 AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT -------NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING -----------------------------------NOTICE OF BIDS---------------------------------555 SW 2 Avenue Independent Contractor Position of Town Maintenance Person. via mail to P.O. Box 65, Otter Creek, FL 32683 2015. --------------------------------Levy County BoCC Legal Notices at 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Award, if made, will be based on from: Bronson, Florida 32621 FAX: (352) 486-2498 -------NOTICE COUNTY WILL HOLD A PUBLIC SALE WILL BE CONDUCTED OF ESCHEATED LANDS. THE ANNUAL AUCTION OF ALL LANDS ESCHEATED TO THE COUNTY WILL BE CONDUCTED BY AN SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS: A. SHALL HAVE A AMINIMUM BID OF SIZE AND AN ASSESSED VALUE THAT IT COULD BE INCLUDED IN MINIMUM BID THAT COULD APPLY. BY 4:00 P.M. ON THE SALE DAY, SHALL BE NOTIFIED AND HAVE THE AUCTION. FILES MAY BE SALE DATE. , , sale of November F. White and Lois M. White. Minimum Cert. No. 186 C , sale of November COMMISSIONERS ---------BRONSON SELF STORAGE 500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up


8B Rosemary Orange Chicken 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon dried rosemary teaspoon pepper 1 whole roasting chicken cut in quarters 1 cups orange juice Place onions in large slow cooker. In a bowl, combine the garlic, rosemary and pepper. Sprinkle over chicken quarters. Place chicken in slow cooker. Pour orange juice over chicken, but make sure you don’t wash all the herb mixture o the chicken. Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours. Use the dripping/juice from the chicken when making a rice side for extra goodness!Chess CakeCake Base: 1 (18.25 ounce) package French Vanilla cake mix 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter, melted Topping: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 4 cups confectioners’ sugar Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and our a 9 x 13 inch pan. In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, 2 eggs, and 1/2 cup melted butter. Put into prepared pan. In another bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Blend in 1/2 cup melted butter and 2 eggs. Gradually beat in the confectioner’s sugar. Pour over the crust mixture already in the pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool.Penny’s DIY TIP of the WeekOven Tray CleanerGet rid of those marks on your trays by putting about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Rub it on the oending dirt/stain/grease using a small sponge or cloth. Rinse. Traveling Evangelist Says Many Who Came to The Big Blue Tent in Chieand Walked Away Healed By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterPastor Randy Nichols, a traveling evangelist, singer and songwriter, invoked the name of Jesus Christ as he asked God to heal people attending a Healing Revival in South Chieand last week. e visitors came to the big blue tent because of pain and throat and hearing problems. Nichols said they were healed. Nichols, invited as a guest evangelist at the revival sponsored by the Mt. Zion Church of Jesus Christ in Chieand, said he travels about the country working with pastors of dierent denominations to preach the word of God and save souls. Healing is a part of his ministry, but he said he is not the healer. “It’s a supernatural thing. It’s not something we do. It’s done by God. I tell people I’m like a pipe the water runs through,” Nichols said. “God is the healer.” e healing is done in the name of Jesus Christ. e Healing Revival will go through Wednesday in Chieand and begins at 7 p.m. every night. e tent for the south Chieand revival was provided by omas Ingram of Alabama who works with Nichols when a tent revival is needed. On this occasion, the tent was provided for the Mt. Zion Church of Jesus Christ Healing Revival. Ingram said the revival was all about saving souls. “It’s about souls; trying to reach the lost souls, the people on drugs and alcohol; getting the Lord in their lives; that’s what we’re out here for,” Ingram said. Nichols said he loves preaching in a tent. For him, it’s a way of extending the ministry beyond the four walls of a church and reaching people who need healing and salvation. He lives in the travel home with his wife and they use the RV to carry on their evangelistic healing ministry. It’s also a musical ministry. He and his wife are award winning gospel musicians. He recalls one healing in North Carolina at a tent revival. A man who was in great pain came to Nichols asking for a healing. He was suering from an inoperable hernia that was big enough to bulge out one side of his shirt. e immense pain was visible in his face. “We prayed for him. It was like someone put a pin in it. He was healed,” Nichols said. e man said his pain disappeared. He slapped his side to show the hernia was no longer there. Nichols said he has no standard set of words he uses to invoke a healing by God. He said he doesn’t want the same words used over and over again. He said he has witnessed six cases where cancer has vanished after he prayed for a healing. In Villaria, Georgia he said a woman came forward and asked him to pray for her. She said she was dying of cancer. He prayed for the woman. “I said in the name of Jesus Christ, I cancel the cancer in your body,” he said. e following day, the woman went to her doctor and found the cancer had left her body, Nichols said. Nichols said he was brought to the ministry through the healing of his infant son 26 years ago in south Florida. His baby boy was born with twisted intestines and had no hip sockets. His kidneys were failing. “I knelt down beside my bed and I said, ‘If you will heal my son, I will tell everyone you send to me that you can heal in the name of Jesus Christ,” Nichols said. When he took his son to Shands Hospital for examination a short time later, the doctor said surgery wasn’t necessary because the intestines were untwisting themselves. Doctors examined the baby with diagnostic machines and found that he had grown hip sockets. e doctor said there was nothing wrong with his kidneys either. As a matter of fact, the doctor said, “he has to go to the bathroom right now.” “Despite what the doctor said when my son Stephen was rst born, you have faith in God who created you to heal you, and that’s what God is looking for – people to have faith,” Nichols said. Nichols said his son is perfectly health and has given himself and his wife two grandbabies. In tent revivals and in churches, Nichols said the presence of God in the room can heal people. He remembers one woman who stepped away from her pew to come forward for a healing, then stepped back to her pew. He asked her why she didn’t come forward. She said there was no need. She had already been healed. During the south Chieand revival, he said he was told by God there were people in the audience with esophagus problems. He asked if there were people who needed prayer for that reason. Five or six people came forward to one side of the stage. He said six or seven people came forward with hearing problems to a separate location on the other side of the stage. He laid hands on the people with esophagus problems. God told him the others would be healed of their hearing problems without him going to them. He said everyone reported being healed, including those with hearing problems. Nichols said he travels everywhere. It doesn’t matter. “If the door is open, I go through it,” he said. He said a millionaire purchased the travel home that he and his wife live in and recently repaired it for them. e ministry takes them to churches and to tents. “I preach revivals outside this tent. I minister and pray for the sick in many dierent denominations,” he said.Fireball at Sea Raised Awareness of God’s Existence for Chieand Pastor By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterPastor Henry Huggins remembers his rst experience encountering God when he was aboard a sinking shing boat 55 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico on April 8, 1972. e event raised his awareness of the reality of God, but he would not become a minister for three more years. Huggins, who has pastored the Mt. Zion Church of Jesus Christ for the past 21 years near Chieand and whose church hosted a Healing Revival under a big blue tent in south Chieand this week, said his early adult life was marred by heavy drinking and taking drugs. He described himself as vile and wretched at the time. “I was on drugs and alcohol. I was probably the wickedest man there is,” he said. His was elevated into a higher awareness of God in 1972 when he and a buddy left for a seven-day shing trip in the Gulf of Mexico aboard a shrimp boat. ey were 55 miles out in the Gulf shing for grouper and snapper when the boat began taking on water. e wind was blowing at 35 to 40 knots in 8 to 9 foot seas. Huggins said his friend was below deck in waist deep water using a light to try to repair a malfunctioning pump. e diesel engine continued to run, but they had lost their electricity and could not radio for assistance. ey could not nd the source of the leak. e pump refused to function. “I knew it was over if we didn’t get this thing working; we’re gone,” he said. Standing on the deck of the boat, Huggins said the situation looked hopeless. e boat was slowly lling with water. e water-laden boat couldn’t travel in the high wind and heavy seas without sinking. e two commercial shermen weren’t expected back to shore for seven days. He knew the authorities wouldn’t come looking for them. As Huggins contemplated his fate, he looked into the sky and saw a huge red re ball that appeared to be headed for the pilot house of the boat. ey weren’t in a rain or lightning storm. e ball of re had nearly reached the boat when it turned and headed back into the sky. e high winds immediately calmed down. He said the Gulf of Mexico became as at as a mirror. Huggins knew he had experienced his rst encounter with God. He and his buddy were able to guide the boat carefully back toward the Crystal River coastline through quiet seas. “e boat never took on another drop of water. We run for eight hours and we beached it o Crystal River. e tide overtook it and it rolled on its side,” he said. e two exhausted shermen stayed the night in the pilot house, lying in water. e next morning a sherman came upon their vessel and yelled to nd out if anyone was alive. He picked up both men. Later the boat was turned right side up and taken to the coast. ey were able to repair the boat and use it again for shing. “at was the start of my relationship with God. I became aware of the reality, of the knowledge that there was a God,” he said. Huggins still hadn’t hit rock bottom as a drinker and drug abuser. He continued to drink heavily for another three years before a second big event led him to the ministry. He had been drinking with friends on a Sunday when he began to feel ill. He went home ahead of daylight. He heard the voice of God speaking to him. “God spoke to me audibly. I went to church that night. I had to borrow the dress clothes to go to church that night. at was the beginning of the relationship in knowing God and being lled with the Holy Ghost,” he said. “He told me exactly what church to go to. I can take you to the very spot where I knelt and God lled me with the Holy Ghost.” He and his wife Carla have raised 300 foster children over the years. He said they took every one of them to church. “You sure don’t do it for the money,” he said. e church has been his life for the past 30 years. Healing revivals are part of his spiritual ministry. “Like I tell people; if I don’t help you, I sure won’t hurt you,” he said. “I’m led by the spirit. I’ve seen thousands of miracles. I’ve seen cancers fall o.” His assistant pastor is Wayne Williams. He said Williams’ father had been diagnosed with inoperable cancer of his lungs. Huggins said he saw the x-rays of the lungs. e inside of his lungs looked black. e hospital medical sta wanted to pull the plug on life support. Huggins asked for a chance to pray for him. “We put our hands on him. When we prayed for him, both lungs were solid white,” Huggins said. “He lived for 11 years and they told him he would live six months.” He recalled a healing in 1981 or 1982. He said the tent was packed with people on a Saturday night when two carloads of police showed up. A police ocer asked him if he was aware the music could be heard two miles away. “I said praise God, we can reach that many more people,” he said. He said a woman came forward dragging one foot. Her foot was full of cancer. “When we prayed for her; when we laid our hands on the woman, the power of God hit her; she started dancing; the Holy Ghost lled her,” Huggins said. e woman later told him that when they began praying for her, the foot started burning. Huggins said all the diseased esh fell o. God then restored the foot with healthy esh. He said people often don’t resort to spiritual healing until after they have exhausted all eorts with medical doctors and are given a terminal diagnosis. It takes faith in God to be healed, he said. “Most people don’t believe it; if someone is sick you can put God to the test; if you have faith the size of a mustard seed it will be done,” he said. Evangelist Randy Nichols was one of the pastors who presided over the Healing Revival. He and his wife also sang as Appointed 2, a Christian Country duo. Photo by Terry Witt. Pastor Henry Huggins’ church, Mt. Zion Church of Jesus Christ, hosted the Healing Revival. Photo by Terry Witt.

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