INSIDE â€“ Ocial Levy County 2014 Delinquent Tax List, Section C Delinquent Personal Property Taxes page 5B By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterChieand High Schoolâ€™s varsity softball team beat Jay for the Class 1A state championship last week in an eighth inning nail-biter that came down to a gutsy play by a talented sophomore. With the game tied at 2-2 and sophomore Takiya London standing on second, Samantha Rolfe, one of Chieandâ€™s most reliable hitters smacked a line drive between shortstop and third that sent London headed home at high speed. Assistant Coach Jimmy Anderson held up two hands to tell London to hold at third but she blasted through her coachâ€™s stop signal and turned on the afterburners to score the winning run. e throw from the outeld was on target, but Coach Wayne Weatherford said the Jay catcher had moved too far away from home plate to tag London when she arrived at Mach speed. Rural Fire Department near Inglis Closes its DoorsBy Terry WittSenior Sta WriterLevy County Public Safety Director David Knowles announced last week that the South Levy Volunteer Fire Department will no longer exist as of May 9. â€œatâ€™s not a rumor. atâ€™s factual,â€ Knowles said. South Levy Volunteer Fire Chief Roger Crossman asked Levy County Commissioners for an additional $9,700 last week to repair equipment but was turned down. Crossman said if the commission hadnâ€™t cut $10,000 from his budget last year he wouldnâ€™t need the additional money to survive, but Commissioners Danny Stevens, John Meeks and Mike Joyner showed no interest in providing Crossman with the additional funds. e South Levy Volunteer Fire Department is the last completely volunteer re department in Levy County to close down. e department served Peaceful Acres and other Inglis area residents. Inglis Fire Chief John McDonald said his department would be able to handle the re calls that were once the responsibility of the South Levy Volunteer Fire Department. He said it would help if the county gave him The two-time Chieand state softball champions show o their trophy after the 3-2 win over Jay. Kneeling from the left: Tataneisha Barnes, Alesha Rhomes, Emily Hallman, LP Parker, Syd Parks and Hannah Gore. Standing from the left: Assistant Coach Jimmy Anderson, Assistant Coach Brian Gore with his daughter Lilly Kate, Lauren Stalvey, Morgan Anderson, Sam Rolf, Takiya London, Jena Rosales, Hannah Stalvey, Erica Gilliam, Coach Wayne Weatherford, Caliegh Robinson, Kisley Durrance and Principal Matt McLelland.Chieand Girls Win Second Straight State Softball ChampionshipSuppression Motion Fails; Crab Fest Murder Trial Set for May 26 By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterCircuit Judge William Davis rejected a defense motion last week that sought to suppress evidence tying Devonte Ocasio to the murder weapon investigators say was found near him when he was arrested for the 2013 Crab Fest murder. e ruling set the stage for the trial. Jury selection is scheduled to take place on May 22 in Levy County Circuit Court. e murder trial begins Tuesday, May 26, the day after Memorial Day. Davis gave attorneys four full days to try the case. When the hearing began, defense attorney Michael Hines asked Ocasio if he wished to go to trial because it would probably end Devonte Ocasio enters the courtroom for his hearing dressed in a red striped jail suit. Photo by Terry Witt.continued to page 3A continued to page 1B continued to page 3A continued to page 3A By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterChieand City Commissioners Monday voted unanimously to approve a complicated plan that gives the future $60 million Suwannee River Community Hospital and nearby 30,000 square foot medical oce complex a road with two exits. e city has applied for a $1.5 million Community Development Block Grant to pay for construction of water and sewer lines and an access road to the medical facilities, but when city sta began adding the costs it exceeded the grant by $219,352. City Manager Mary Ellzey said the companies involved with building and operating the new By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterChieand City Manager Mary Ellzey sent a letter to the Levy County Commission on April 28 asking the county to clarify several issues related to the cityâ€™s request for an Advanced Life Support non-transport license, but the county has yet to respond and one city commissioner questioned some of the wording in the letter was not approved by the city commission before going out. Ellzey sent the letter at the request of city commissioners, who wanted certain issues claried before they moved forward with attempting to secure an ALS non-transport license from the county. But the wording of the letter was never screened by the board and Commissioner Teresa Barron questioned the commitments Ellzey made in the letter that were never voted on by the board. Ellzey said the city â€œshall agree to fund all ALS services with only city monies and not with county funds.â€ Barron wondered if the city should be making a commitment to fund ALS entirely with city funds. Commissioner Betty Walker said the county has already said it wonâ€™t pay for ALS. â€œeyâ€™re not going to pay for it. If they donâ€™t, By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterDeputy Chieand Fire Chief Gene Stockman Monday said the county appears to be holding the city taxpayers of Chieand hostage by refusing to license an Advanced Life Support non-transport truck for the city even though the county has enough money to provide the service. Stockman said he was basing his conclusions on comments made by Mayor Teal Pomeroy at the last city commission meeting when he said he had talked to three county commissioners and they indicated the county would be willing to take over Chieand Fire Rescue and supply all the needed paramedics for an ALS nontransport truck if Chieand would allow the county re assessment to be levied inside the city. e deputy chief said the county has made it clear that county re assessment money canâ€™t be used to provide ALS service to the city, which means the county must have ample funding from other sources if it believes it can provide ALS non-transport to the city. But he said the county apparently will only provide the money if can take over operation of the city re department. Stockman said as far as he is concerned, the county is holding Chieand taxpayers hostage by refusing to give Chieand ALS non-transport even though it has enough funding to provide the service. â€œI feel they are holding the taxpayers of Sexual Predator Change of Address NoticationOn May 8, 2015 Billy Joe Patterson registered as a Sexual Predator with the Levy County Sheriâ€™s Oce. By Florida law Patterson is required to notify law enforcement whenever he changes addresses. Billy Joe Patterson, 52, DOB 8/11/1962, was convicted in 2003 in Levy County, Fla, for Sexual Battery by an Adult on a child under 12; F.S. 794.011. Patterson has registered his change in address as: 14750 NE Hwy 27 Alt., Lot 4, Williston, FL For a complete listing of all registered sexual predators and oenders residing in Levy County, or to search by zip code, please visit www.fdle. state..us and go to the sexual oender data base. information submitted by the Levy County Sheriâ€™s Oc e Billy Jo PattersonChieand Inks Deal for Water, Sewer, Road to Future Hospital County Still Sitting on City Letter Asking for ALS Answers Chieand Deputy Fire Chief Says City Taxpayers Being Held Hostagecontinued to page 5A continued to page 5A
2A Jail Media Report from 05/04/2015 to 05/10/2015ALPHONSE, ANGELA JANE, 46, OF ARCHER, FL: RE-ADMIT FROM COURT. ALPIZAR, JUAN SECUNDINO, 40, OF WILLISTON, FL: NO VALID DL RE-ADMIT FROM COURT; PROB VIOLATION. ARGANBRIGHT, CARI LYNN, 44, OF FT. WHITE, FL: DISORDER INTOX PUBLIC PLACE CAUSE DISTURBANCE. BARCLAY, KEVIN WILLIAM, 40, OF NEWBERRY, FL: TRESPASSING PROPERTY ARMED. BARTZEN, TIMOTHY LAWRENCE, 36, OF FT. WHITE, FL: DISORDER INTOX PUBLIC PLACE CAUSE DISTURBANCE. BROWN, DONESHIA SHANTE, 26, OF LAKE CITY, FL: LARC GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS. CARRYER, WILLIAM MICHAEL, 20, FANNING SPRINGS, FL: RESIST OFFICER OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE. COMUZIE, DUSTIN BRUCE, 29, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. FAIRWEATHER, BRANDON JEFFREY, 23, OF WILLISTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. FOX, CASEY EUGENE, 42, OF TRENTON, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. GARRETT, HOLLY KATIE LAUREN MARIE, 27, OF JACKSONVILLE, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; POSSESS COCAINE; MARIJUANAPOSSESS NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS; SMUGGLE CONTRABAND INTRODUCE INTO DETENTION FACILITY. GREIG, JORDAN BRYCE, 33, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. JONES JR, LEROY, 49, OF FAIRFIELD, FL: DUI RE-ADMIT FROM COURT. KALAFOR, GARY ROY, 42, OF OCALA, FL: DUI Levy County Sheriâ€™s Oce Arrest Report Levy Countyâ€™s Most WantedALCOHOL OR DRUGS. KING, JUSTIN KIMSLEY, 32, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED LICENSE. LANCE, CHRISTINA LEIGH, 35, OF BELL, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT X 2. MALES, GERALD AUGUST, 27, OF DUNNELLON, FL: DAMAGE PROP-CRIM MISCH 1000 DOLS OR MORE; RESIST OFFICER OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE. MASSEY, BURT GEORGE, 46, OF INGLIS, FL: PROB VIOLATION. MCQUEENEY JR, DAVID, 34, OF MORRISTON, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; REFUSE TO SUBMIT DUI TEST AFTER LIC SUSP; RESIST OFFICER REFUSE TO ACCEPT SIGN CITATION OR POST BOND. MERZ, CHRISTIAN DENNIS, 35, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. MITCHELL JR, JOHN KENNETH, 40, OF TRENTON, FL: CONTEMPT OF COURTINDIRECT CRIMINAL CONTEMPT. MOSLEY, COREY LAWAYNE, 38, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY. MULLIS, LINDA RAE, 57, OF INTERLACHEN, FL: BATTERY TOUCH OR STRIKE. OQUENDO, RAFAEL, 74, OF WILLISTON, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. BERRY, ERICCHIEFLAND CHILD SUPPORT PURGE 660CHAPIN, CHRISTOPHERBRONSON CHILD SUPPORT PURGE 2,500HARRIS, JACQUESGAINESVILLE CHILD SUPPORT PURGE 10,000MCCALL, MONICAOCALA CHILD SUPPORT PURGE 1,000 RITCHIE, GINA MARIE, 50, OF WILLISTON, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. SIMMONS, KENNETH DALE, 20, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: POSSESSION OF WEAPON OR AMMO BY CONVICTED FLA FELON; BURGL DWELLING STRUCTURE OR CONVEYANCE ARMED; LARC GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS; LARC GRAND THEFT OF FIREARM; STOLEN PROP-DEAL IN; SALE OF STOLEN PROP DEAL STOLEN PROP VIA INTERNET LESS 300 DOLS. SMITH, CORY DEAN, 27, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: OUT-OF-COUNTY WARRANT. STRATTON, TIY WILLIAM, 21, OF INGLIS, FL: PROB VIOLATION. TOWALSKI, KENNETH ALLEN, 34, OF BRONSON, FL: OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE WO VALID LICENSE; POSSESS COCAINE.Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) Sentencings from the Bench TODD, FREDZEPHYRHILLS CHILD SUPPORT PURGE 1,005 James Anthony Elder , 60, Old Town, was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center on Oct. 1 after pleading no contest to possession of a rearm by a convicted felon, discharge of a rearm in public and illegal taking of deer. Circuit Judge William Davis gave Elder 71 days credit for time served in jail. Court records said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Ocer Robert Johnson was traveling behind Elderâ€™s vehicle on Feb. 10, 2015 when he saw the vehicle pull to the side of the road. e ocer heard the discharge of a rearm. Elder was the passenger in the vehicle and told the ocer he hadnâ€™t shot a gun. When Elder gave consent to have the vehicle searched and Johnson found no gun, the ocer walked back to the location where Elderâ€™s vehicle pulled o the road and found a 12 gauge shotgun on the ground. Elder admitted the gun was his and that he and his daughter had been driving roads looking for deer to put meat in the freezer. He had just shot out the window when he saw the blue lights of a law enforcement vehicle behind him. Elder said he threw the gun out the window. A records check indicated Elder is a convicted felon and has not had his rights restored. Danny Ray Emrick , 51, no address listed, was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given 92 days credit for time served after pleading no contest to the manufacture and production of methamphetamine. Emrich and a female co-defendant were arrested by Chieand police on Aug. 20, 2014 at the Manatee Springs Motel in north Chieand after police found that they were manufacturing methamphetamine in their motel room. City police ocer Blake Murphy was called to the scene to investigate a report of someone cooking illegal drugs in Room 117. e ocer contacted Emrich and ran his driverâ€™s license. He was wanted on an active Levy County warrant. When the ocer arrested him on the warrant, he searched Emrich and found a plastic baggie in his clothing containing methamphetamine. Lt. Jay Bolton arrived and detected the odor of chemicals associated with the manufacture of methamphetamine coming from the motel room. A female ocer was brought to the scene to remove the co-defendant from the bathroom. She told ocers they had cooked meth four or ve times in the motel room. She said since she and Emrich can no longer purchase methamphetamine they arranged for four other people to make the purchase. Ocers found materials in the motel used to manufacture meth including used lithium batteries, used and unused coer lters, lye, pseudoephedrine, empty Sudafed boxes, blister packs, aluminum foil strips, used and unused syringes, unknown acids, cold compress strips and razor blades. Jason Roger Everidge , 30, Old Town, was sentenced to 90 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given 40 days credit for time served in jail for violating his probation. He was originally placed on probation after being arrested in the Wal-Mart Supercenter for shoplifting on Feb. 15, 2013. When he was searched ocers found methamphetamine in a container in his clothing. He violated his probation on Jan. 18, 2015 when Fortney was found with a small amount of methamphetamine in his possession. He also violated his probation on Feb. 10, 2015 when he failed to make contact with his probation ocer. Billie Jo Grant, 33, Fanning Springs, was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given credit for 131 days served after pleading no contest to grand theft II and strong armed robbery. e charges stemmed from an incident on April 25, 2014 when Grant and a female co-defendant gave an Hispanic man a ride to Grantâ€™s residence. Once inside the mobile home, they led the victim back to a bedroom and asked him to disrobe. When he took his clothes o, a male co-defendant walked into the bedroom with a machete and threatened the victim. He was told not to move. Grant and the co-defendants took $1,000 cash from the victimâ€™s short pants and left the dwelling. e victim walked back to a store in Fanning Springs and called law enforcement. Clarence Jones, III , 37, Gainesville, was sentenced to 30 days in the Levy County Detention Center to be followed by 12 months of probation after pleading no contest to felony driving with a suspended or revoked license. Williston police stopped Jones for having a malfunctioning headlight. Police ocers ran his license and found he was declared a habitual trac oender on April 7, 2005 and that his license had been suspended indenitely on March 16, 2009. Brandon R. Kulmann , 27, Star Prairie, Wis., was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center and give 65 days credit for time served in jail after pleading guilty to scheming to defraud/organized fraud. Kulmann and two other men walked into various Drummond Community Bank locations on April 24, 2013 and cashed checks that didnâ€™t belong to them worth $18,011.88. ey cashed $9,364.18 in checks at the DCB branch in Williston. Daniel Lee Larkins, 30, Bronson, was sentenced to 364 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given credit for 156 days served in jail for violating his probation. e original charges stemmed from manufacturing methamphetamine at a home on NE 85th St. Larkins violated his probation when community control probation by failing to remain at the home where he was being conned. e probation ocer who couldnâ€™t nd him at the home also was unable to contact him by cell phone. Stacy Marieann Roberts , 31, Chieand, was sentenced to 180 days in the Levy County Detention Center after pleading no contest to felony driving with a suspended or revoked license (habitual oender revocation). She was given credit for 48 days served in jail. e Florida Highway Patrol stopped Roberts on March 19 after seeing her driving on Old Fanning Road north of Chieand with an expired license decal. She admitted her license was suspended. Talea Paulette Norris , 24, Bronson, was sentenced to 270 days in the Levy County Detention Center and given credit for 90 days served in jail for violating her probation on a child abuse charge. Norris told ocers that a juvenile girl had thrown a rock at her car that hit her in the chest on Oct. 19, 2014. She stopped her car and a ght broke out between Norris and the 14-yearold juvenile girl, which resulted in the child abuse charge. She violated her probation on Feb. 3, 2015 when she was seen by theft prevention ocials at Wal-Mart canceling items at the self-checkout area and leaving the store without paying for them. Court records said in a separate incident she waited for the victim to exit her home on Feb. 5, 2015 and struck her with a wooden stake in the forehead as the victim walked around a corner. Pub.: May 14, 2015.
3A PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC WORKSHOP FOR A PROPOSED ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION OF YEAR-ROUND WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES AND TEMPORARY WATER SHORTAGE RESTRICTIONS; PROVIDING FOR RECOGNITION OF RELATED RULES OF THE SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ON A COUNTYWIDE BASIS; TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015, AT 6:00 P.M. THE MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERSâ€™ MEETING ROOM AT 355 SOUTH COURT STREET BRONSON, FLORIDA 32621. FRED MOODY COUNTY COORDINATOR If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she 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. NOTICE REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact the OFFICE OF THE COUNTY COMMISSION no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding at (352) 486-5217, Bronson, Florida. Pub.: May 14, 2015. This artist's rendering of the future Suwannee River Community Hospital site shows the path a future road will take from County Road 320 to NW 23rd Ave.Suppression Motion Fails; Crab Fest Murder Trial Set for May 26 continued from page 1A any chance of being oered a plea deal. Ocasio said he understood and wanted to go to trial. He has been jailed for more than two years. Ocasio was visiting Crab Fest on April 27, 2013 when investigators say he red a pistol into a crowd of people and killed Barry Barney instead of his intended target. Barney died soon after. Other bystanders were struck by bullets. Investigators issued a warrant for Ocasioâ€™s arrest. e following day, Ocasio was seated on the front passenger side of a Cadillac Escalade parked at the gas pumps of an Ocala convenience store when a marked Marion County Sheriâ€™s Oce patrol car pulled up behind the Escalade to investigate a tip that the car was stolen. Ocasio was seated within armâ€™s reach of the pistol used to kill Barney. Levy County Sheriâ€™s deputies were called to the convenience store gas station when they learned Ocasio was a passenger in the car. When Investigator Rob Bowers opened the glove box he found a pistol that was later determined to be the gun used in the murder of Barney at the 2013 Crab Fest. Ballistic tests proved it was the murder weapon. Defense Attorney Michael Hines argued that investigators were acting on a false tip about a stolen car when they detained the Escalade and its occupants, among them Ocasio, on suspicions that later proved untrue. e car wasnâ€™t stolen. Hines argued that the search and detention of the car was illegal without the ocer acting on credible evidence that a crime occurred. Prosecutor Brian Kramer said the tip was more compelling than someone simply calling over the phone to provide a tip. He said a car drove at a high rate of speed into the gas station where Marion County Deputy Scott Confessore was parked, stopped and hurried over to him on foot. e tipster pointed at the Escalade and told the deputy it was stolen. e tipster and the woman driving the car then drove way without identifying themselves. Confessore drove over to the gas station across the street and parked behind the Escalade. Hines argued that even though Levy County Sheriâ€™s Investigator Jay Crooms had received oral and written permission from the Escaladeâ€™s owner, Tim Clark, to search the vehicle it wasnâ€™t enough to justify entering the car and searching for evidence without a warrant signed by a judge. He contended that Ocasioâ€™s right to privacy as a passenger in the vehicle had been violated and the court should suppress evidence found in the search including the weapon and two cell phones. Crooms said as soon as he saw the pistol in the glove compartment he immediately called o the search, impounded the Escalade and began the process of asking for a search warrant. Prosecutors argued that because investigators obtained written and oral consent from car owner Tim Clark to search the vehicle, they were allowed to open up the car and begin looking for evidence. ey said Crooms went the extra mile and obtained a search warrant after nding a gun in the glove compartment. Hines also contended Ocasio was illegally detained by Confessore and other ocers who were called to the scene. Hines said the deputy prevented Ocasio from stepping out of the vehicle. Confessore said he hadnâ€™t been told at that point whether the car was stolen and he needed to control the passengers of the vehicle until he could run the tag number and driverâ€™s licenses of the occupants and determine their identities. e defense attorney said the anonymous tip didnâ€™t give Confessore the right to drive next door to a gas station to determine if the Escalade was in fact a stolen vehicle. He suggested that Confessore could have made up the story because there was no evidence to prove the tipster actually existed. â€œis information is very low on the scale of reliability,â€ Hines said. Davis took a dierent view. â€œI do think there this was more than the usual anonymous tip,â€ Davis said. â€œere was specic information. He hurried up and stopped, and jumped out to tell the ocer.â€ Davis said he found Confessoreâ€™s account of the man hurrying to give him the tip to be truthful, noting, â€œI think someone contacted him.â€ Davis said he wasnâ€™t concerned that this may have been a temporary detention. â€œIâ€™m not nding this was done in bad faith,â€ he said. Davis said he believes Levy County sheriâ€™s investigators obtained the search warrant for legitimate reasons. â€œI do not think the ocers did the search warrant because they felt there was a problem with consent,â€ Davis said. Davis noted that when ocers saw the gun in the glove compartment they stopped the search and sought a search warrant. Crooms testied that he knew he was dealing with something very serious and called o the search. He then sought a search warrant. Devonte Ocasio whispers to Devon Westhill with the defense team representing the murder suspect. Photo by Terry Witt.an additional $5,000 of county re funds. e re chiefâ€™s meeting was attended by Williston Chief Lamar Stegall, Chieand Fire Chief James Harris, Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Chief John Lake, Cedar Key Fire Chief Robert Robinson and MacDonald. After the close of the re chiefâ€™s meeting, Knowles met privately with MacDonald and Lake in a dierent building. In the re chiefs meeting, Knowles said he had an interest in starting an online Fireghter 1 class for rst time reghters, but he wanted to know if there would be any interest among the re chiefs. e reaction was mixed. MacDonald said he has some in his department who are focused and would do well with an online class, but for others he would need to get a cattle prod to encourage them to complete the online course. Robinson said there are denite advantages to an online course, but the disadvantage is the students donâ€™t get the oneon-one contact with the instructors and donâ€™t have the benet of talking about what they are doing in a class setting with other students. Stegall wasnâ€™t sure he liked the concept. â€œWhat you lose is the experience. Iâ€™m not opposed to it, but I have reservations,â€ he said. Fireghter 1 candidates must complete 206 hours of training, which sometimes eliminates people who work fulltime or donâ€™t want to leave their families for the classes. â€œIf he has got a wife or a girlfriend, that ainâ€™t gonna work,â€ Harris said. Knowles said he would send out an inquiry to re chiefs to gauge their level of interest before he decides on the Fireghter 1 online course. He needs a consensus. Stegall said all the re departments could teach the course with a certied instructor or they could do it with the county. Knowles created the re chiefs meeting to discuss issues with the departments and damp down rumors. At the previous meeting, Stegall knocked down a rumor that he was planning to take over Department of Public Safety operations. Fire chiefs at one time met as a Fire Advisory Board and made recommendations on county re funding directly to the Levy County Commission. When the Department of Public Safety was created by the county commission in 2011, the county began requiring re chiefs to submit budget requests directly to Knowles and the Fire Advisory Board was disbanded. Knowles examines the requests and makes recommendations to the county commission. e Department of Public Safety is not popular among all re chiefs in the county. Some chiefs resent having to submit their budgets to Knowles for review and they believe Knowles and the county commission are wielding too much centralized political power and using county re funding as leverage to force compliance with Knowlesâ€™ directives. e re chiefs meeting once a month is not a replacement for Fire Advisory Board. e meetings are intended to improve communications with re chiefs and address rumors that may be circulating.Rural Fire Department near Inglis Closes its Doors continued from page 1A Levy County Department of Public Safety Director David Knowles in the dark shirt at the head table and his assistant, Alesha Arnold, meet with re chiefs on May 9. Pictured clockwise beginning on the right with Williston Fire Chief Lamar Stegall (near ag), Rainbow Lakes Estates Chief John Lake, Inglis Fire Chief John MacDonald with his back to camera, Chieand Fire Chief James Harris and Cedar Key Fire Chief Robert Robinson. Photo by Terry Witt. hospital and medical oce center have agreed to pay the additional $219,351, plus provide the clearing, excavation and base layout for the roadway worth about $60,000. Mike Belew of CBS Real Estate Group, the private development company nancing the project, sweetened the deal by promising to place $250,000 in escrow to cover unexpected costs involved in constructing infrastructure for the hospital plus an additional $20,000 in escrow for maintenance. e money wonâ€™t be placed in a local bank. e roadway will have an entrance and exit o County Road 320, but the medical facility needed a second exit in case trac was blocked by an accident. City sta worked with the medical group and came up with a plan to extend the road to NE 23rd Ave., which passes between Oâ€™Reillyâ€™s Auto Parts and Taco Bell and empties onto U.S. 19. Ellzey said city sta attempted to convince the Florida Department of Transportation of the need for an additional trac light at that location a block south of the Wal-Mart entrance, but DOT has agreed instead to redesign the intersection to direct trac north and south to trac lights instead of allowing them to cross the highway. e hospital and medical oce complex will be constructed on 20 acres behind the Wal-Mart Supercenter. e main risk faced by commissioners is that the CDBG economic development block grant requires the creation of 42 low to moderate income jobs in the hospital and medical center over a two-year period. e city would be responsible for paying the state $34,999 for every job not created. Franklin Schupp of Ameris Heathcare, the company that will own the hospital said he didnâ€™t see a problem with creating the 42 new jobs in a freshly constructed hospital and medical oce center. He anticipates a groundbreaking ceremony by November of this year, at which time construction would begin. e hospital would be substantially complete within a year. e medical oce center would probably open sooner. Belew said his company is careful about how it invests its money and always does its due diligence in advance before taking on a project of this size. â€œWeâ€™re patient people. Weâ€™ve been around for 20 years. Weâ€™ve done our due diligence and we think we can be successful here,â€ he said. Belew said 80 percent of the projects his company builds are medically related. Recent projects are an FBI oce (not medical obviously) and a VA outpatient center in Jacksonville. Stephanie Tarry, senior vice president of business development for the US operations of Nueterra, a healthcare management company involved in the project, was also present for the discussions. Asked if the new hospital and medical center would pay property taxes, Belew said 90 percent of all the companyâ€™s projects pay property taxes. e public facilities, of course, are exempt, but the Suwannee River Community Hospital will be private. e Suwannee River Community Hospital will serve Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy Counties. Chieand ocials have been working to secure a hospital for more than 20 years. Doug King, a Chieand realtor and the man who has put in the most miles on the road and time and eort in securing a hospital, told commissioners the hospital would unquestionably trigger more economic growth in the community, but he said the growth canâ€™t come without infrastructure. Belew said he didnâ€™t foresee any problems with developing the site, although he acknowledged there would be challenges, including sinkholes. Chieand Inks Deal for Water, Sewer, Road to Future Hospital continued from page 1A
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LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923 Michele MalkinCreators Syndicateâ€œWhat Assata taught meâ€ is the new â€œHands up, donâ€™t shoot.â€ For $35, you, too, can sport a politically correct black hoodie emblazoned with a fugitive convicted murdererâ€™s name. Assataâ€™s apparel is the new rage among perpetually enraged Baltimore and Ferguson social justice warriors. It wonâ€™t be long now before hipster actresses and cable news progressives are Instagramming themselves wearing this latest entry in radical chic to show their â€œsolidarity.â€ Hereâ€™s what Assata taught me: e leftâ€™s sick fetish for cop-killers is still going strong after four decades of violence, bloodshed, bigotry and excuses. e timing couldnâ€™t be more blood-boiling. As the relatives, friends and colleagues of NYPD Ocer Brian Moore, 25, prepare to bury their hero on Friday after he was brazenly shot in the face this weekend by a thug with a long rap sheet and a deep hatred of police, Assataâ€™s army remains as militant as ever. â€œAssataâ€ is Assata Shakur, a.k.a. Joanne Chesimard. Forty-two years ago this week, the radical black leader shot and killed New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster execution-style during a trac stop. e gunght also left her brother-in-law, Black Liberation Army leader Zayd Malik Shakur, dead. At the time, the BLA had been tied to the murders of more than 10 police ocers across the country. Before Chesimardâ€™s shootout, the BLA had ambushed two pairs of NYPD ocers in a 48-hour spree, killing two of them; murdered another cop in Atlanta; and executed another pair of NYPD ocers in 1972. Chesimard, Zayd Shakur and another member were wanted for questioning in the murder of two of those cops when they were stopped. Just as New York City has endured the targeted assassinations of three ocers (Moore, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos) in the past ve months by vengeful black assailants -plus the hatchet jihad attack last October that wounded Ocer Kenneth Healey in the head and slashed Ocer Joseph Meeker in the arm -the nation endured a â€œterror and chaosâ€ campaign by the BLA aimed at â€œassassinating law enforcement ocersâ€ between 1968 and 1973 and again in 1981. Chesimard was convicted and sentenced to life in 1977, but escaped from prison two years later with help from violent leftwing accomplices. Chesimardâ€™s colleague, BLA killer Tyrone Rison, admitted to participating in a series of armored-car robberies, including a $250,000 heist in the Bronx in June 1981, which left a Brinkâ€™s guard dead. Rison also confessed to taking part in the planning of the Rockland County, N.Y., $1.6 million Brinkâ€™s robbery by leftwing domestic terrorists in October 1981. Police ocers Waverly Brown and Edward Oâ€™Grady and Brinkâ€™s guard Peter Paige were murdered during the siege. Chesimardâ€™s brother, Jeral Wayne Williams (a.k.a. Mutulu Shakur), was the convicted ringleader of the group responsible for murdering those law enforcement ocers; he also masterminded Chesimardâ€™s escape. His release is set for February 2016. Chesimard has lived comfortably in Cuba ever since her escape thanks to the generosity of Fidel Castro. e cop-killer diva has been hailed by rappers Jay-Z and Common -and now sheâ€™s a hoodie heroine. Assata is, plain and simple, a domestic terrorist who represents lawless hatred of the police. ere has been no peace for the families of those whose loved ones sacriced their lives on the front lines. Where is their justice? Despite impassioned pleas for Assata Shakurâ€™s extradition by law enforcement leaders in New York and New Jersey, the Obama White House has done nothing. Nada. e inaction speaks for itself. And his bland words of support for the police ring hollower than a hula hoop. Before chumming it up with David Letterman and raising cash for the DNC on Monday, the president took a few seconds to pay obligatory tribute to fallen ocer Brian Moore. He and his fellow cops, Obama mumbled, â€œdeserve our gratitude and our prayers, not just today, but every day.â€ Stu it. By his inaction on long-festering anti-police vigilantism, itâ€™s clear which side the social-justice warrior in chief stands on: the side of Assata, Castro and the cop-hating mob. Michelle Malkin is the author of â€œCulture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks and Croniesâ€ (Regnery 2010). Her e-mail address is email@example.com. COPYRIGHT 2015 CREATORS.COM What Assata Taught MeFundamental Change Begins and Ends in SchoolBy Kathy Hillarde following is an excerpted compendium from an article explaining the fundamental change in a person leading to a fundamental change in all the students he has educational power over. e interlocking of the person who is gifted to teach, with the school system and its board, with the government entities or private/charitable sources of funds to provide the infrastructure, with the writers of the curriculum for teaching, and most of all the Parents of the students in America â€“ all need to work together. When a part of the system is missing, and no one is watching or recognizing the detour in the road â€“ the innocent students are the ones to suer. is is about one of the detours â€“ the curriculum and its authors. Yes, we need a higher standard based on knowledge of truth, not color of skin. All colors can learn. But, what are we teaching â€“ truth or ction. It would take a book to mention it all but I am hoping that a few eye-opening words and pictures will spur parents on to be ACTIVELY on guard for what your child is learning and participate in the process. Teachers need us to protect their creative talent to teach, without the government taking over the process and forcing a curriculum with a built-in teaching â€˜method.â€™ School board members need parents armed with knowledge and backbone to help them make the right decisions for children. We can have a community that decides what is best for our children and yet maintain a freedom to learn as we see it t for our child â€“ public education, private education and homeschooling. All should knit together. e problem we are coming across is a push by some to deviate from the facts of history and education which means the tapestry is not getting woven together in harmony, it is being torn and shredded. Our job now is to patch it â€“ together. One of the issues to look at is our curriculum authors. We are now observing the eect of those that could not change this country by anarchy, bombing and violence and decided to go â€˜undergroundâ€™ and become educators and authors of â€˜curriculumâ€™ books and programs. One of those is Bill Ayers of the Weather Underground group who terrorized America in the â€˜60s. Mary Grabar penned an article in 2012 which is excerpted below to explain how some of the threads of the tapestry of education are snarled up. Terrorist Professor Bill Ayers and Obamaâ€™s Federal School CurriculumBy Mary Grabar â€” September 21, 2012 ree years after the Department of Education announced a contest called Race-to-the-Top for $4.35 billion in stimulus funds, some parents, teachers, governors, and citizen and public policy groups are coming to an awful realization about the likely outcomes: A national curriculum called Common Core Regionalism, or the replacement of local governments by federally appointed bureaucrats A leveling of all schools to one, low national standard, and a redistribution of education funds among school districts An eective federal tracking of all students e loss of the option of avoiding the national curriculum and tests through private school and home schoolWorking behind the scenes, implementing these policies and writing the standards are associates from President Obamaâ€™s community organizing days. In de facto control of the education component is Linda Darling-Hammond, a radical left-wing educator and close colleague of William â€œBillâ€ Ayers, the former leader of the communist terrorist Weather Underground who became a professor of education and friend of Obamaâ€™s. When these dangerous initiatives are implemented, there will be no escaping bad schools and a radical curriculum by moving to a good suburb, or by home schooling, or by enrolling your children in private schools. How was it that 48 governors entered Race-to-the-Top without knowing outcomes? It was one of the many â€œcrisesâ€ exploited by the Obama administration. While the public was focused on a series of radical moves coming in rapid-re succession, like the health care bill and proposed trials and imprisonment of 9/11 terrorists on domestic soil, governors, worried about keeping school doors open, signed on. Many politicians and pundits praised Obama on this singular issue, repeating the ocial rhetoric about raising standards. It stands to reason, though, that education policies would be consistent with Obamaâ€™s agenda. After all, one of his most controversial associations, highlighted during the 2008 presidential campaign, was with an education professor, Bill Ayers. As a terrorist, he and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, had dedicated their Prairie Fire Manifesto to Sirhan Sirhan, the convicted assassin of Robert F. Kennedy. It was for this reason that Kennedyâ€™s son, Christopher Kennedy, chairman of the University of Illinois board of trustees, voted against bestowing â€œprofessor emeritusâ€ status on Ayers after he retired. â€œI intend to vote against conferring the honoric title of our university whose body of work includes a book dedicated in part to the man who murdered my father, Robert F. Kennedy,â€ he said. Back then, the former bomber and co-founder of the communist terrorist Weather Underground organization was Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. e two had worked together closely from the year Ayers hosted a political launch party for Obama, in 1995, to 2002. At the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, â€œthe brainchild of Bill Ayers,â€ they funneled more that $100 million to radical groups like ACORN and Gamaliel, which used the funds to promote radical education. is initiative was also promoted by Arne Duncan, now Secretary of Education. Also as board members of the Woods Fund, Ayers and Obama channeled money to ACORN and the Midwest Academy When initial White House visitor logs were released in 2009, the administration quickly dismissed speculations about visits by â€œWilliam Ayers.â€ at was a dierent William Ayers Americans were told. Blogger and law professor, Stephen Diamond, noted that no one asked why Ayers would even be in Washington, D.C. It turns out that Ayers was one of three keynote speakers at a conference sponsored by the Renaissance Group, which, according to Diamond, was dedicated to problems of poverty, diversity, and multiculturalismâ€”and the inability of white teachers to deal with them. e other two speakers were Secretary of Education Duncan and U.S. Under Secretary of Education, Martha Kanter. At this three-day conference, Mr. Nevin Brown of Achieve, Inc., made a presentation on the â€œCommon Core State Standardsâ€ Initiative. A recipient of the largesse of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Achieve would become a key player in revamping education under Common Core. Hence, Ayers was a major speaker at a conference that was involved in developing a new national curriculum. If Achieve has ever disavowed Ayers or his teaching methods, we could nd no evidence of this on the public record. e notion of a â€œCommon Coreâ€ seems to recall E.D. Hirschâ€™s traditionalist Common Knowledge curriculum, which emphasizes the need for students to understand Americaâ€™s cultural and national heritage. But Common Core is not that at all. Many have been fooled, and an estimated 80% of the public does not even know about Common Core. Common Core is part of an eort to implement regionalism, the replacement of local governments by regional boards of federally appointed bureaucrats, who in turn are beholden to international bodies. Regionalism will eliminate the freedom parents now have in choosing neighborhoods with good schools because tax funds will be distributed equally. ere will be no escape in home schooling or private schools either, because the curriculum will follow national tests. Students will be tracked through mandatory state records that will then be accessible to Washington bureaucrats. Ultimately, all students will be subject to education mandates implemented by Obamaâ€™s radical cronies.Not Letting A Crisis Go To Wasteâ€œRace to the Topâ€ required that states commit to yet-tobe-written Common Core standards in math and English/ Language Arts (ELA). Today, Common Core has the support of Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, and was included in the platform of the Democratic National Convention. It was embraced by former Republican Florida Governor, Jeb Bush, much to the consternation of Tea Party groups, who see this as an unconstitutional federal takeover of education. e Republican Party is divided. Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins, in their white paper â€œControlling Education from the Top: Why Common Core Is Bad for America,â€ describe the pressure and sleight-of-hand that led governors to sign onto a commitment that was then changed before the ink had fully dried. ey reveal that rather than being a state-led reform initiative, as touted, the new standards were written by a few well-connected, but non-qualied, education entrepreneurs. But it doesnâ€™t take a conspiracy theorist to realize that Common Core will ultimately dictate the curriculum. Two consortia of states (SBAC and PARCC) have been given $360 million in federal funds to create national Common Core-aligned tests and â€œcurriculum models.â€ Well-connected companies, such as Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the multinational textbook company Pearson, are in competition to design the test. e fedsâ€™ announcement echoes Common Coreâ€™s emphasis on personalized learning and leveling of achievement through technology and collaboration (the â€œ21st century skillsâ€). Common Core emphasizes â€œin-depthâ€ reading of short passages, rather than long ctional or historical narratives. e Publisherâ€™s Criteria reveal that a focus on short texts will equalize outcomes. e strategy of gathering students into groups to collaborate on short passages ensures that no one advances beyond others. We are inserting a narrative from a school in Newberry for you to see how this â€œinformational readingâ€ can be used to distort not only history, but social character and it is not continued to page 5A
5A Word Search About Above Acid Adds Amount April Away Best Bitten Bone Bricks Charge Chin Color Crime Criticizing Diet Drama Duke Dust Duty Earn Ears Eights Escape Exit Furs Gave Gifts Glue Grab Guest Gulls Helper Horns Ices Item Lazier Lost Miss Must Nail Near Obey Omit Open Pans Plum Queue Representing Retire Rise Ruin Sauce Sees Sets Slid Snake Sour Tape Taught Teach Team Tilt Took Tricks Twelve Urge Used Very Warn Ways X-raysapproved by parents. is childâ€™s parent was not happy about this â€˜narrative.â€™ is was reported by Mike Opelka for e Blaze: â€œA Florida father is up in arms over a class worksheet his fourth-grader received that stated that â€˜only schools in white districtsâ€™ get new textbooks. It was part of a story in a â€œcause and eectâ€ lesson Tim Mardenâ€™s son was assigned at Newberry Elementary in northcentral Florida: One day some time ago, a boy named Jack was doing his homework. His mother began to examine Jackâ€™s textbook. A puzzled look clouded her face. She noticed that the book was worn and missing a dozen pages. e next day, she told the schoolâ€™s principal that Jack deserved better materials. He agreed, but said that only schools in white districts got new texts. Schools in African American areas got old, damaged books. So Jackâ€™s mother met with a lawyer. ey led a legal case, claiming unequal and unfair treatment toward Jack. A judge decided that Jackâ€™s mother was right. e board of education agreed to revise the system for providing materials to schools in the district.â€ â€œMarden told eBlaze he asked his childâ€™s teacher about the worksheet, and the teacher agreed it was troubling and â€œdevelopmentally inappropriate.â€ Alachua County Public Schools spokeswoman Jackie Johnson told eBlaze the exercise comes from the stateâ€™s Florida Standards, which she described as â€pretty much Common Core standards with some changes.â€ She did not comment about the â€œappropriatenessâ€ of the example used. Johnson said the goal of the unit is for students to â€œunderstand that the right of equal opportunity is or was protected by the Civil Rights Act, integration and changing laws; Martin Luther King Jr.; [and] the U.S. Constitution.â€ â€œAny parent, student or sta member who objects to an instructional material may also request that the material be reevaluated at the school level, then at the district level,â€ Johnson said. Marden said he has no objection to his child learning about racism, but said the lesson should be more specic rather than the â€œobtuse natureâ€ of the worksheet.â€œItâ€™s just a made-up story, it lacks concrete, fact-based information, â€ he said. â€œWe have so much history, why not use it?â€Pearson Education, the publisher of the lesson, did not respond to requests for comment from eBlaze.â€Follow Mike Opelka (@Stuntbrain) on TwitterBill Ayers In e ClassroomIn 2008, attention was focused on Bill Ayersâ€™ past as a terrorist; this, Stephen Diamond maintains, missed the real damage, which was political. Diamond, a social democrat, calls Ayers a â€œneo-Stalinist,â€ in line with Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez, whose country Ayers visited to make speeches about education being the â€œmotor force of revolution.â€ According to Diamond, Neo-Stalinism is an â€œauthoritarian form of politics which attempts to control and build social institutions to impose state control of the economy, politics and culture on the general population.â€ Ayers and his allies used the â€œcritical policy areaâ€ of education, and through four aims: â€œlocal school councils,â€ small schools, social justice teaching, and payment of reparations through education spending. Local school councils and â€œsmall schoolsâ€ are eorts to escape modern schools that, in Ayersâ€™ estimation, â€œare all about sorting and punishing, grading and ranking and certifyingâ€ and demanding â€œobedience and conformity.â€ Ayersâ€™ numerous, supposedly scholarly, books and articles are lled with such hyperbole that depicts demands of the regular school day, like objective tests and class periods, as evidence of a police state. Former Senior Policy Advisor to the Department of Education and member of the California Mathematics Framework Committee, Zeâ€™ev Wurman, testied that the Common Core overlooks basic skills, lowers college readiness standards, and oers â€œverbose and imprecise guidance,â€ while dictating that geometry be taught by an experimental method that was tested on Soviet math prodigies in the 1950sâ€”and failed. In English classes, teachers will reduce the amount of time spent teaching their subject of literature to only 50 percent, and then to 30 percent in high school, a move criticized by education reform professor Sandra Stotsky. Replacing literature will be â€œinformational textsâ€ like nonction books, computer manuals, IRS forms, and original documents, like court decisions and the Declaration of Independence. Documents, like the Declaration, however, are taught in a manner that downplays their signicance. Overall, students will be losing a sense of a national and cultural heritage that is acquired through a systematic reading of classical literature and study of history.e Role of Bill Ayers â€œPalâ€ Linda DarlingHammondStanley Kurtz, in his latest book, Spreading the Wealth, maintains that a nationalized curriculum is part of an eort to replace local governments with regional boards, who would disburse local tax dollars equally among school districts. Once all schools are the sameâ€”with the same curriculum and the same fundingâ€”people will no longer have the incentive to move to good suburbs. While Obamaâ€™s community organizing mentor, Mike Kruglik, implements the regionalism advocated by the Gamaliel Foundation through Building One America, Ayersâ€™ close associate, Linda Darling-Hammond, exercises â€œde facto controlâ€ through education. Both Ayers and Darling-Hammond were leaders in the small schools movement. She has published in a collection edited by Ayers. Both have been advocates of ending funding disparities between urban and suburban schools, ending standardized testing, and attacking â€œwhite privilege.â€ She has been a board member of CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning), a group housed at the University of Illinois at Chicago, that provides studies of, and services for, Emotional Intelligence in schoolsâ€”but really emotional manipulation aimed at making students global citizens. Both also failed to improve schools or test scores. Ayersâ€™ Annenberg Challenge failed miserably. e school created by Darling-Hammond, Stanford New Schools, which targeted low-income Hispanic and black students, had the distinction of making Californiaâ€™s list of the lowest-achieving ve percent. Darling-Hammond is in charge of content specications at the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), which received $176 million of federal Race-to-the-Top money to develop Common Core testing. Common Core thus promises to eliminate the idea of a common core of knowledgeâ€”through the privileging of leftist â€œinformational textsâ€ and material presented in a scattershot manner. e national and cultural identity that is conveyed through a wide and interconnected exposure to literary works from Mother Goose to Shakespeare will be undermined. While proponents tout a close, critical reading of short texts, or excerpts, the truth is that the approach lends itself to innite interpretations wildly o the mark. e approachâ€” where uninformed groups of students speculate about â€œoriginal documentsâ€â€”is intended to make them radically skeptical of any historical legacy.e Gates FoundationMcGroarty and Robbins note that the Gates Foundation â€œhas poured tens of millions of dollars into organizations that have an interest, nancial or otherwise, in the implementation of Common Core.â€ While the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gives to worthy causes like ghting malaria and HIV infection, the foundationâ€™s 2010 IRS documents reveal funding of other, mostly leftist, causes. Gifts went to the Tides Fund, and Planned Parenthood and other â€œreproductive healthâ€ eorts. In education, Gates has given money to teachers unions, La Raza schools, and a school named after Caesar Chavez. Gatesâ€™ eorts are aligned with the federal governmentâ€™s, of making reparations, as it were, by allocating money to lowincome and minority students and making them â€œcollege-ready.â€ Such allocations are quite frequent in the tax return. But critics worry that equalization will be achieved by lowering standards. None of the education non-prots funded by Gates are dedicated to raising standards through a rigorous, traditional curriculum, or by promoting Western or American principles. As Heather Crossin and Jane Robbins point out, realistically, the idea of universal college-readiness can be met only by lowering standards. Some Common Core advocates have admitted that this is the case. Mary Grabar, Ph.D., is founder of the Dissident Prof Education Project, Inc., which is committed to â€œresisting the re-education of America.â€ Sign up for â€œdispatchesâ€ at www. dissidentprof.com . Her other publications can be found at www.marygrabar.com and include Accuracy in Media, PJ Media, Weekly Standard, Minding the Campus, and many others. She teaches English at Emory University. Read the entire article at: http://www.aim.org/specialreport/terrorist-professor-bill-ayers-and-obamas-federal-schoolcurriculum/ And below is another cause and eect lesson. e cause: Bill Ayers in 2001 (long after his â€˜60s violence but well into his educate America stage) and the eect: a student of today. Bill Ayers in 2001 standing American Flag. Valdosta State student stomping agIs this what you believe education should be about? Whether by reading it with words or acting it out physically the result is still the same â€“ Anarchy leading to a â€˜fundamental changeâ€™ in society and its government. Why do we want to change what for 200 years has been the best government in the world? Not perfect, but the best. e schools in America are now and have been for some time the catalyst in what you are watching on the news today. e brainwashing begins there. It is the birthing of fundamental change babies. But we have the answer â€“ Parents. Stop the cancer of false curriculum and you will change the nation â€“ or â€“ do nothing and watch America burn. who will,â€ Walker said. e letter also said the city would also account for all re assessment funds received from the county in a separate bank account from all city re funds, and the city would log all calls as to whether they were normal Basic Life Support/rst responder calls or Advanced Life Support calls, and when submitting their quarterly funding reimbursement report they would include this information. Her letter added that the city would allow the county to inspect its re department accounting records annually to insure all monies received from the county were spent only on BLS/ re responder costs as allowed under the county Emergency Medical Service and Fire special assessments. City commissioners took no action on Barronâ€™s comments. ey will wait until the county responds to the Ellzey letter. e Journal was the rst to report that county ocials were refusing to allow the city to use county re funding for operation of an ALS non-transport truck. Half of the cityâ€™s re budget comes from county re funding. City ocials originally thought they could use county re funding for ALS because Chieand Fire Rescue already uses the funds to provide Basic Life Support medical calls. But the county said ALS is dierent than BLS. Mayor Teal Pomeroy said he was told the county might be exible on one issue. An ALS analysis prepared by a county commission consultant indicated the county would be deducting $66,920 of county re funding the city receives if the city operates an ALS non-transport truck, but Pomeroy said he was told the county might be willing to compromise on the issue. One of the questions Ellzey asked in her letter was whether the county would reconsider reducing county funding to the city by $66,920. She also asked the county to clarify its position on paying for the replacement or exchange of drugs used at the scene by Chieand paramedics working on an ALS nontransport truck. Ellzey also asked the big question. Is the county serious about licensing an ALS truck for Chieand? â€œFinally the City asks the County to state its willingness to allow the City to move forward with the implementation of ALS in Chieand should we develop the nancial means necessary to fund all the personnel and equipment required by the Medical Director to fully implement the new service,â€ Ellzey wrote. e letter Ellzey sent to the county two weeks ago was not included in the cityâ€™s agenda Monday. She gave copies to commissioners, but did not include them in the agenda packet sent to the Journal. e Journal questioned why the letter, which is a public record, was not made part of the agenda package.County Still Sitting on City Letter Asking for ALS Answers continued from page 1A Chieand hostage if they donâ€™t do that,â€ Stockman said. Pomeroy said his statement at the last meeting was not that he had talked to three commissioners, but that he had talked to the county. He said county ocials told him if the city would allow the county re assessment to be imposed inside the city limits the county would be willing to take over Chieand Fire Rescue and provide all the paramedics needed to man an ALS nontransport. e mayor switched gears in the middle of his statement and indicated that if there was no city run re department he wouldnâ€™t have to deal with the politics of the re department or worry about someone running against him. â€œTake the politics out of itâ€ Pomeroy said. Pomeroy is still angry that three city reghters and a reghterâ€™s son signed a statement last year indicating the mayor used a racial slur directed at two black incoming city commissioners. He denied making the statement and apparently felt the re department opposed his candidacy in last yearâ€™s election. He said he doesnâ€™t think the city re department should be dabbling in politics, but if thatâ€™s what they want to do, â€œhave at it.â€ Stockman returned to the original subject and said it is apparent that the county has ample funds to pay for ALS non-transport and that city taxpayers are being held hostage.Chieand Deputy Fire Chief Says City Taxpayers Being Held Hostage continued from page 1A Fundamental Change Begins and Ends in School continued from page 4A
6A 4 WEEKS FOR ONLY $20!Itâ€™s Our Journal 20/20 Special: Your Ad of 20 Words or Less for 4 Consecutive Weeks, No Changes. $20, 10 Each Additional Word. levyjournal.com AdsBronson Middle School FFA did it again and placed 3rd in the state on Friday April 24 for vegetable judging and Bronson High School placed 9th. â€”submitted by Jennifer BrayBronson Middle FFA Places in State Aquaculture CDEBronson Middle School FFA placed 5th in the Florida aquaculture CDE on May 8th in Ruskin. Congratulations to all. Pictured left to right are: Micah Hubbard, Krystal Kooi, Caitlin Clevinger, Blake Homan. From top to bottom are: Kristina Smith, Katie Lott, Allie Huber, Taeya Mayes. From top to bottom are: Sidney Bray, Ana Abouzid, Brinley Bedford, Katie BedfordBronson FFA Wins Again in Judging Contest4-H Summer Camps are Gearing UpLevy County 4-H Camps are getting ready for the Summer. is is the way to provide healthy and learning camp environments for the youth in our community. ere are two varieties â€“ Residential and Day Camps. e 2015 4-H Camp Cherry Lake Residential Camp will be held from July 6 through July 10, 2015. Each camper will attend fun workshops while at camp such as Kayaking/Canoeing, Swimming, Archery, Crafts, Recreational Games and much more. e cost is $190; those who qualify for free/reduced meals can deduct $34. e rst 30 youth registrants qualify for a $50 scholarship. Counselors in Training and Counselors completing training will qualify for $75. A deposit of $25 is required at the time of registration â€“ with EXACT cash, check or money order with no refunds. DEADLINE for registration materials and payments is Sun. June 28 at 2 PM. For more information contact Lacy Harris or Albert Fuller at the extension oce: 352/486-5131 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to participate in the 4-H Day Camps to be held at the Levy County Extension Oce, 625 N. Hathaway, Bronson, FL, Mon. through urs., 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Fri. 8:30 AM to 12 NOON contact the Extension Oce at: 352-486-5131 or email Lacy Harris at: email@example.com. e cost is $25 per camp ($50 for the ATV week long camp) â€“ all day camp fees are NON refundable. Camper must be at least 8 years old by the date of the camp proven by birth certicate or some type of ID. ese Day Camps will cover: Plant Camp; Shooting Sports I, Sports Fishing I, Shooting and Fishing II; Marine Science; Remote Control, Science of Flight & LEGO robotics; Food, Fun & Fitness; Outdoor Adventures: Beginner ATV to earn Rider Certicate, ATV, 12 and older who hold an ATV Certicate; and Games. For all the information for campers and counselors and to print out application forms, registrations, and more go to the website at: http://levy.ifas. u.edu/ Sounds like a great summer coming up!! anks to UF/IFAS and our diligent coordinators Lacy Harris and Albert Fuller. By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterTwo Chieand students who are part of a statewide youth tobacco prevention program convinced Chieand City Commissioners Monday to adopt a resolution encouraging local retailers to voluntarily stop the display and sale of avored tobacco products. Elena Richardson of the Chieand High School Students Working Against Tobacco and Emma Ronchelli of Chieand Middle Schoolâ€™s SWAT team said Chieand was the only city that had yet to adopt a resolution. Commissioners quickly voted unanimously to approve the resolution. e SWAT members said internal tobacco industry documents released during the Master Settlement Agreement of 1998 revealed that fruit-avored and candy-avored tobacco products were created by the tobacco industry intentionally to target teens. Studies have found that teens use these avored products at rates three times higher than adults. ey said avored tobacco has actually become the â€œstarter productâ€ of choice among children and teenagers. is is an especially important since 85 percent of new tobacco userâ€™s start between the ages of 12 and 17, which is before the legal age to purchase tobacco. e two SWAT team members passed around a plastic container full of new tobacco products in brightly-colored packages that mimic actual candy products. Some of the products they said, such as snus, do not provide information indicating the package contains tobacco. is can lead to confusion among store clerks, parents and teachers. ese products are intentionally sold in retail outlets where teenagers most frequently shop. Levy SWAT clubs conducted store surveillance in 2012 and found that 60 percent of tobacco retailers within three miles of middle and high schools sold avored tobacco. e SWAT team members said tobacco is a gateway drug for teenagers, leading to increased use of alcohol and other drugs like marijuana. Retailers also sell fruit-avored and candyavored blunt wraps, which are tobacco products designed to be stued with marijuana to create marijuana â€œcigarsâ€ or â€œblunts.â€ Electronic cigarettes in a variety of fruity avors are also gaining popularity among teenagers because their use can go virtually undetected by parents and school administrators due to the lack of physical smoke. ese fruity avored products are placed prominently and advertised heavily in convenience stores, the girls added. Passing the resolution demonstrated that the City of Chieand takes its commitment to protect the health and safety of the entire community seriously, â€œincluding Levy Countyâ€™s youngest and most vulnerable citizens,â€ the girls said. e girls said the Levy County Commission, Williston City Council, Bronson Town Council, Inglis Town Commission, Otter Creek City Commission and Cedar Key City Commission have adopted this same resolution in taking a stand against tobacco companies targeting kids.Chieand Students Successfully Push to Discourage Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Elena Richardson and Emma Ronchelli address the Chieand City Commission Monday about the need to oppose avored tobacco. Photo by Terry Witt. A Woman's Place â€œHealthcare for A Woman By A Womanâ€ Accepting Most Major Insurance Including Medicaid and Medicare Lauren Williams , ARNP (352) 493-9393 General Healthcare Complete OB Care
7A Last weekâ€™s Sudoku 115 NOTICES 115 NOTICES 115 NOTICES 210 HELP WANTED 440 LAND FOR SALE 500 FOR SALEADVERTISER NOTICE â€” The Levy County Journal does not endorse, promote or encourage the purchase or sale of any product or service advertised in this newspaper. Advertisements are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. The Levy County Journal hereby disclaims all liability for any damage suffered as the result of any advertisement in this newspaper. The Levy County Journal has the sole authority to edit advertisement as deemed appropriate. The Levy County Journal reserves the right to refuse any advertising.---------FREE PREGNANCY TESTS â€“ Harmony Pregnancy & Resource Center. Now open Mon. thru Thurs. from 11 AM to 6 PM. Call (352) 493-7773 or write to us at Harmony Pregnancy Center, P. O. Box --------AL-ANON MEETINGS IN WILLISTON â€” Join us for Al-Anon meetings on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Midway Plaza located at 13451 NE Highway 27 Alt. in Williston. 1-800-8511795. ftfn --------AA MEETINGS â€“ FOR INFORMATION CALL NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA at: 352/949-2239 which is also a 24-hour local hotline number. Tfnf --------ADDICTION RECOVERY MEETING Do you struggle with a Drug or Alcohol addiction? Come to our meetings held the 1st and 3rd Thursday night of the month at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church 7:00 PM â€“ Hwy. 340 in Bell, at the Call 386/935-2300 or Kevin Craven at 352/463-8700 or go to www.grace-ministry. net for more info. Tfnf --------Guardian ad Litem Be the one to advocate for abused and neglected children who have never been told they are loved, smart, strong, worthythat they are Somebody. Donâ€™t wait to be the one to give them hope. No special background needed. Legal and staff support provided. The next class starts June 12th. Orientations held every 4th Thursday from 12-1 pm at 102 N. Main St, For more info, call 352/4936051 or go to Only 50% of children in Levy County have an advocate to stand up for them. Call today â€“ 352/4936051 Visit today â€“ www.gal. --------OPEN AA MEETING IN CEDAR KEY The United Methodist Church at SR 24 and 4th in Cedar Key is hosting an AA meeting on Thursdays at 7 p.m. This is an Open Meeting. Tfnf ---------Discover truths in the Scriptures that have been buried under centuries of by many. Join Michael Rood on a journey through the Scriptures, bringing them to life, and leading you along the path to learning and living the Word of God. Go to: http://www.aroodawakening. tv/biblicalfaqs/ tfnJf Healing the Heart ~ Renewing the Mind Christian 12 Step Ministries, Inc.This Community Support Group meets at the Williston Library on Mon. Nights from 7:00 to 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. tfnJfNARCOTICS ANONYMOUS IN CHIEFLANDNarcotics Anonymous meetings are being held every Tues. and Sat. from 8 PM â€“ 9 PM at the United Methodist Church, Annex (in the back) located at 707 FL. 32626. For information: 1-812-528-8898. tfnf 125 SERVICESSHEDS, SHEDS, SHEDS! â€” We move â€™em. Best price in town. 352-493-0345. Joeâ€™s Rollback Service. Credit cards accepted. TfnJp --------LAWN CUTS , Pressure Washing, Board Fencing Repair, Fence Painting. Call Bob at: 352/286-1072 or 352/615-2068. 5/21Jp135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESVolunteer with Florida Ombudsman ProgramAre you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? The 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 com , search for us on Facebook, or call us toll-free at 1-888-831-0404. tfnJf140 ANNOUNCEMENTSAre you open to MAKING MORE MONEY? Independent Distributors Needed. For more details... Call Sabrina Now at 678/215-2927. 5/28/Jp SERVERS NEEDED for local restaurant. Must be 18 or older and available to work nights and weekends. Call 352/486-2485. 5/14Jp --------CASH FOR CARS & TRUCKS Running or not. Any Condition. Call: 352-771-6191 5/28Jp --------LOCAL MORRISTON AREA MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR looking for someone willing to work/learn mechanical/ refrigeration trade. Must be willing to travel. Call Bill at: 352/572-3888. 5/28Jp --------CORRECTIONAL OFFICER The Levy County Sheriffâ€™s Starting salary is $30,000. Credit is applied for past experience. You must be able to work a 12hour rotating schedule that includes every other weekend and some holidays, have a good driving record, pass a drug screen and not have packages includes health insurance and Florida State Retirement. Print out application from website (www.levyso.com ) or contact Canduis Turner at 352/486-5111 ext. 292. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 5/21Jb440 LAND FOR SALE1 ACRE MORRISTON: WELL SEPTIC & POWER ALREADY INSTALLED! Cleared homesite. Nice Neighborhood. Owner Financing. No down Payment! $24,900.00. Only 256.12/mo. www. LandOwnerFinancing.com 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--------ACRE BRONSONCity Water, Paved Rd, Beautifully wooded! Owner Financing! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Located on Fairground Ave. Total $14,900.00. Only $153/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 BUYOLD WOOD FRAME HOMES or other buildings suitable for moving and renovation. Depending on condition will pay cash or pay to remove building. Call: 352/427-7749. 5/21Jp --------CASH FOR CARS & TRUCKS Running or not. Any Condition. Call: 352-771-6191 5/28Jp LUMBER FOR SALE â€” Pine, cherry and cypress. Call Sammy at (352) 9493222. ptfn --------MARCY WEIGHT BENCH with weight tree, 325 lb weights, bar, 2 dumb bell backs, clamps, lat pulley machine, $400. Call 352/262-4168. tfnef --------LAREDO BOOTS â€“ menâ€™s size 12 half boots, burgundy with pointed toes in mint condition, like new. $65. Call 352/220-4927. --------AGRI-FAB YARD VACUUM 32 cu.ft. Like New. New was $1,300. For sale for $500 FIRM. Call 352/490-7409. 5/28Jp545 GOOD THINGS TO EATBLUEBERRIES No Pesticides. WEKIVA FARMS U-Pick $3.50/lb We-Pick $4.50/lb Call First: 352/486-1289 6/4Jp555 AUTOMOBILESCASH FOR CARS & TRUCKS Running or not. Any Condition. 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8A Log Cabin Quilterse Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, May 7th at the Levy County Museum. e ladies had nished the purple quilt in the frame, we thought. We were rolling the quilt back to the center, just in case we really werenâ€™t nished. Large safety pins were found on the unnished half of the quilt which meant we were not done. At least we have a little more time for Cathy and Diane to nish their quilt tops made from donated squares and Ailine will also have time to make her watermelon quilt top. Greg and the boys were out from Lancaster. ey keep the place looking great. anks Lancaster. We have a long-arm machine at the Museum. It isnâ€™t computerized so itâ€™s just right for us to learn a lot of things. If it isnâ€™t threaded correctly then the bottom side is really messed up. If the thread breaks a lot then thatâ€™s another problem. We still donâ€™t know what the orange button on the machine does. Did you know that you can use chalk dust on a template that will allow you to make a decorative design on the quilt. Hopefully Ann will bring her momâ€™s chalk dust ursday so we can experiment. Yes, the rocking chairs are turned so you can observe along with us. Come out and watch or help us learn. Janie, Lois, Ann, Alice Mae and Marie were hoping the quilt was done. Weâ€™re at the halfway part. In a few more weeks, it will be nished. Evelyn is busy hand-quilting this baby quilt. By Terry WittSenior Sta Writere W.O. Beauchamp, Jr. Law Day Fish Fry for Levy and Gilchrist County law enforcement ocers, politicians and state police ocers was held along the banks of the Suwannee River Friday in Fowlers Blu. Levy County Undersheri Brett Beauchamp said his father, the late W.O. Beauchamp, Jr. wanted to set aside a time every year when law enforcement ocers could get together and have a good time when they werenâ€™t working. e Beauchamp family riverside home is always the site of the traditional sh fry. e sh fry began as Ishie Day decades ago by courthouse custodian Norwood Ishie. Judge Beauchamp took over the celebration back in the days of Red Ribbon Week and used the sh fry to honor members of the law enforcement and judicial community. e judge would send law enforcement speakers into public schools. Volunteers mostly from the Levy County Sheriâ€™s Oce fried 465 pounds of mullet for a crowd estimated to be in the neighborhood of 200 people. Cheese grits, baked beans, hush puppies and dessert were served with tea. Sheri Bobby McCallum was joined at the sh fry by former Sheri Johnny Smith and former Sheri Ted Glass. Bubba Castell, a well known gure at the courthouse and in law enforcement circles, made an appearance and enjoyed the mullet dinner. Beauchamp, an attorney and the undersheri, grew up around the sh fry his father used to honor law enforcement ocers. â€œIt was always a good time. Iâ€™ve always enjoyed it,â€ he said. e sh fry typically attracts the largest number of people in election years, but this year was an exception. Levy County Judge James T. Brown was in charge of the event. He made certain law enforcement knew about the event.Law Day Fish Fry in Fowlers Blu Attracts Big Crowd Sheri Bobby McCallum, Public Defender Stacy Scott, Gilchrist County Sheri Bobby Schultz and Gilchrist County Judge Sheree Lancaster dish up fried mullet, cheese grits and hush puppies. Williston City Councilman Elihu Ross, a volunteer for Citizens on Patrol takes his turn in the food line.Photo by Terry Witt. Former Sheriâ€™s Johnny Smith and Ted Glass joined Sheri Bobby McCallum for the annual sh fry. Photo by Terry Witt. Hundreds of visitors from the law enforcement and judicial community came to dine on fried mullet and hush puppies. Photo by Terry Witt. Sheriâ€™s deputies Max Long on the left and Keith Osteen on the right bread the mullet before the sh were fried. On Longâ€™s left is Undersheri Brett Beauchamp and to his left, deputy Shawn Hunt. On the right side, across from Hunt, is deputy Charles Miller. Photo by Terry Witt.
Langworthyâ€™s Near Perfect Game Sends Williston to State Finals By Terry Witt Senior Sta WriterWilliston pitcher Austin Langworthy threw a no-hitter against Chieand Friday in the regional tournament and set the stage for Willistonâ€™s return to the state nals this week and the possibility of back-to-back state championships. Langworthy struck out 12 Chieand batters with a combination of high-speed fast balls mixed with o-speed pitches and curves to keep Chieand o the bases and cement a 2-0 win in seven innings. Senior Hadyn Cano, Langworthyâ€™s catcher since their Little League days 10 years ago, said the game may rank as Langworthyâ€™s best or perhaps his second best behind the seminal game of the state championship series in 2014. â€œHeâ€™s fun to coach,â€ said Coach Scott Hall. Hall added that the win represented an outstanding team eort. â€œEverybody was real focused and ready to go,â€ he said. Langworthy totaled six strikeouts in the rst three innings and Williston scored its only two runs in that time frame, with Langworthy scoring on a sacrice y by Cameron Coey and Cano scoring on a Tyler Moore hit in the third. e remainder of the game was a stando between the two teams. Chieand pitcher Zach Barker gave up just ve hits and threw the best inning of the game, sending three Williston batters to the dugout with strikeouts in the fourth inning. He also threw out Langworthy trying to steal second. Shortstop Chase Malloy made the tag. Indian Coach Kyle Parnell acknowledged that Langworthy had been hard on the Indians all year. He faced Chieand four times and won all four games. But Parnell said Barker did a great job of pitching too. â€œe great job about it; our guys got another shot at it next year,â€ Parnell said, reminding reporters that his entire team will return for the 2016 season. e Indians ended the season with a 17-7 record. Williston will lose seven seniors, but Hall said he has plenty of talent among the younger players and he expects to be competitive in 2016. Langworthy, who committed as a sophomore to play for the University of Florida, will return for his senior year in 2016. Williston, 26-2 going into the state nals, used the preseason to play Class 4A, 5A and 6A teams to prepare the team for the best they would face among Class 1A schools. Hall said the team does a devotional before each practice begins. ey prepare themselves for the possibility of losing. e pitcher closes the devotional by â€œgiving all the glory to God.â€ Hall said they emphasize that itâ€™s not about the individual players. Langworthy, speaking out of earshot of his coach when he was interviewed by reporters summed up a similar philosophy when asked what the secret was to winning Fridayâ€™s game. â€œe secret to winning the game was practice. Whatever happens in practice will roll into the game,â€ he said. Langworthy said everything in his arsenal of pitches was working for him against Chieand. He had good velocity on his fast ball. His curve was working as well as the change of speed pitches. â€œe ball jumped out of my hand good,â€ he said. Langworthy threw a no-hitter and barely missed a perfect game. An ineld error put Malloy on base late in the game. The regional champions enjoy the moment following their 2-0 win. Front row from the left John Carlisle, Cameron Coey, Denver Ripley, Mason Burton, John Elderkin, Tad Donald, Reggie Days, Haydn Cano and Principal Eulin Gibbs. Back row from the left, Assistant Coach John Paul, Assistant Coach Danny Etheridge, Head Coach Scott Hall, Will Thompson, Joey Long, Ryan Battle, Shea Rees, Coye Fant, Britton Hall, Keith Hardee, Tyler Moore, Brody Pierce, Austin Langworthy, Assistant Coach Trent Viau and Assistant Coach D.J. Bowers. Austin Langworthyâ€™s deceptive delivery as a southpaw pitcher proved eective against Chieand. Third baseman Ryan Battle focuses on the batter. Chieand pitcher Zach Barker, a southpaw with a motion that hid the ball behind his body until the release, prepares to deliver the ball to home plate. Willistonâ€™s Austin Langworthy is tagged out by Chase Malloy as he attempts to steal second base.â€œe ball came in but she was out of position to make the tag on Takiya,â€ Weatherford said. London crossed home plate standing up. e game was over. Chieand had captured back-to-back state championships. Lauren Stalvey, Chieandâ€™s ace pitcher last year and again this season, pitched in both the 6-1 semi-nal game victory over Bell and in the 3-2 win over Jay, the same team Chieand defeated last year for the state championship. e Lady Indians beat Jay 9-2 in 2014. e Chieand varsity girls have etched their name in the history books and added yet another softball emblem to the brick monument they share with Chieand High School football team in front of the school. e girls won state softball championships in 2014 and again in 2015. e boys won state football championships in 1961 and again in 1997. e girls only recently saw their state championship win in 2014 added to the brick monument. Weatherford said the girls are excited to be adding a second state title to the monument. All the starters on the team will return for next yearâ€™s run for a three-peat, a third attempt at a state championship. Chieand will lose only one senior who isnâ€™t a starter. Two of the more remarkable aspects of Chieandâ€™s win were the strong pitching of Stalvey in both state semi-nal championship games and the play of Tataneisha Barnes, the backup catcher who replaced injured starter Emily Hallman and played well. â€œShe played like it was Emily,â€ Weatherford said. It is rare for a pitcher to play in both games of the state nals, but Weatherford said he knew Stalvey was strong enough to do the job. Great pitching is critical in fast-pitch softball. â€œI knew she had the power to do it,â€ he said. Weatherford also noted that it was Rolf who slapped a home run in last yearâ€™s state championship game against Jay that got the Indians charged up for the win. He said it was a team win. He said it took a team eort to beat the talented Jay team, but Chieand was better. â€œI went to bed smiling. I thought God is really smiling. e girls worked hard and it paid o,â€ Weatherford said. Weatherford postponed cancer surgery in order to coach in the state nals. He has a small patch of cancer on his kidney. Chieand nished 19-4 this season and rode the arm of Stalvey all the way. She returned to beat the four teams that had earlier defeated Chieand. Weatherford said she doesnâ€™t throw pitches past opposing pitchers, but she moves the ball around on the plate and changes speed to keep batters o balance. â€œShe doesnâ€™t throw the fastest pitches, but she plays the corners and the o speed pitches,â€ he said. Weatherford said the hospitality in Vero Beach â€œwas great.â€ He said the organizers were excited to have Chieand back. When the tournament ended, Chieand was treated to a parade through the downtown district. One other interesting aspect concerning the state nals is that both games started around 11:05 a.m. But Weatherford said his girls play with condence regardless of the time of day or night. â€œe girls were never over condent. ey didnâ€™t overpower anyone. ey worked hard and played well,â€ he said.Chieand Girls Win Second Straight State Softball Championship continued from page 1A
2B Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 14 Low 5:30 AM 0.7 6:41 AM Rise 4:08 AM 23 14 High 11:41 AM 3.7 8:16 PM Set 4:45 PM 14 Low 6:16 PM 0.3 F 15 High 12:22 AM 3.4 6:40 AM Rise 4:51 AM 14 15 Low 6:24 AM 0.8 8:17 PM Set 5:49 PM 15 High 12:23 PM 3.9 15 Low 7:09 PM -0.2 Sa 16 High 1:21 AM 3.5 6:40 AM Rise 5:35 AM 7 16 Low 7:11 AM 0.9 8:17 PM Set 6:54 PM 16 High 1:03 PM 4.1 16 Low 7:56 PM -0.5 Su 17 High 2:13 AM 3.6 6:39 AM Rise 6:21 AM 2 17 Low 7:54 AM 1.0 8:18 PM Set 7:57 PM 17 High 1:40 PM 4.2 17 Low 8:41 PM -0.6 M 18 High 3:00 AM 3.6 6:39 AM Rise 7:11 AM 0 18 Low 8:34 AM 1.1 8:18 PM Set 8:59 PM 18 High 2:17 PM 4.3 18 Low 9:23 PM -0.7 Tu 19 High 3:45 AM 3.5 6:38 AM Rise 8:03 AM 0 19 Low 9:13 AM 1.3 8:19 PM Set 9:57 PM 19 High 2:54 PM 4.3 19 Low 10:05 PM -0.6 W 20 High 4:27 AM 3.3 6:38 AM Rise 8:57 AM 3 20 Low 9:52 AM 1.4 8:20 PM Set 10:50 PM 20 High 3:32 PM 4.2 20 Low 10:45 PM -0.4Suwannee River EntranceTh 14 Low 5:48 AM 0.7 6:41 AM Rise 4:09 AM 23 14 High 11:47 AM 3.3 8:17 PM Set 4:45 PM 14 Low 6:34 PM 0.3 F 15 High 12:28 AM 3.0 6:41 AM Rise 4:51 AM 14 15 Low 6:42 AM 0.8 8:17 PM Set 5:50 PM 15 High 12:29 PM 3.4 15 Low 7:27 PM -0.2 Sa 16 High 1:27 AM 3.1 6:40 AM Rise 5:35 AM 7 16 Low 7:29 AM 0.9 8:18 PM Set 6:54 PM 16 High 1:09 PM 3.6 16 Low 8:14 PM -0.5 Su 17 High 2:19 AM 3.2 6:39 AM Rise 6:22 AM 2 17 Low 8:12 AM 0.9 8:19 PM Set 7:58 PM 17 High 1:46 PM 3.7 17 Low 8:59 PM -0.6 M 18 High 3:06 AM 3.2 6:39 AM Rise 7:11 AM 0 18 Low 8:52 AM 1.0 8:19 PM Set 8:59 PM 18 High 2:23 PM 3.8 18 Low 9:41 PM -0.7 Tu 19 High 3:51 AM 3.1 6:38 AM Rise 8:03 AM 0 19 Low 9:31 AM 1.2 8:20 PM Set 9:58 PM 19 High 3:00 PM 3.8 19 Low 10:23 PM -0.6 W 20 High 4:33 AM 2.9 6:38 AM Rise 8:57 AM 3 20 Low 10:10 AM 1.3 8:20 PM Set 10:51 PM 20 High 3:38 PM 3.7 20 Low 11:03 PM -0.4Withlacoochee River EntranceTTh 14 Low 6:25 AM 0.7 6:40 AM Rise 4:07 AM 23 14 High 11:48 AM 3.4 8:15 PM Set 4:44 PM 14 Low 7:11 PM 0.3 F 15 High 12:29 AM 3.1 6:40 AM Rise 4:50 AM 14 15 Low 7:19 AM 0.8 8:15 PM Set 5:48 PM 15 High 12:30 PM 3.5 15 Low 8:04 PM -0.2 Sa 16 High 1:28 AM 3.2 6:39 AM Rise 5:34 AM 7 16 Low 8:06 AM 0.9 8:16 PM Set 6:52 PM 16 High 1:10 PM 3.7 16 Low 8:51 PM -0.5 Su 17 High 2:20 AM 3.3 6:38 AM Rise 6:21 AM 2 17 Low 8:49 AM 0.9 8:17 PM Set 7:56 PM 17 High 1:47 PM 3.8 17 Low 9:36 PM -0.6 M 18 High 3:07 AM 3.3 6:38 AM Rise 7:10 AM 0 18 Low 9:29 AM 1.0 8:17 PM Set 8:57 PM 18 High 2:24 PM 3.9 18 Low 10:18 PM -0.7 Tu 19 High 3:52 AM 3.2 6:37 AM Rise 8:02 AM 0 19 Low 10:08 AM 1.2 8:18 PM Set 9:55 PM 19 High 3:01 PM 3.9 19 Low 11:00 PM -0.6 W 20 High 4:34 AM 3.0 6:37 AM Rise 8:56 AM 3 20 Low 10:47 AM 1.3 8:18 PM Set 10:49 PM 20 High 3:39 PM 3.8 20 Low 11:40 PM -0.4Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson-/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 Levy County Community Calendar BRANFORDBranford Camera Club 4th Annual Spring Photo Critique May 21e Branford Camera Club will host their Fourth Annual Spring Photo Critique on urs., May 21, starting at 7:00 p.m. at our regularly scheduled meeting at the Hatch Park Community Center, 403 SE Craven Street, Branford, Florida. For dinner in advance meet us at Cuzinâ€™s Restaurant on Hwy 129 just north of Branford at 5 PM. For more info or to set up a critique contact: Skip Weigel, (386) 935-1382 or Carolyn Hogue, (386) 935-2044; Rob Wolfe, (386) 362-6771; Gary Kueppers, (386) 658-6442; Diane Clifton, (386) 463-2087.BRONSONBronson Town Council Meeting May 18e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be May 18 at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall â€“ 352/486-2354.School Board of Levy County Board Meeting May 26e School Board of Levy County Board Meeting will be held on May 26 at 9:00 AM. 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 festivalâ€™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 KEYCedar Key City Council Meeting May 19e next Cedar Key City Council is May 19 at 6 PM. at the Cedar Key City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street â€“ 352/543-5132. Meetings are held the rst and third Tuesday of the month at 6 PM.CHIEFLANDCPR Training at Tri County Community Resource Center on May 13, 20Take advantage of FREE CPR Training that can improve your employability skills as well as give you a practical skill to Save a Life. Come to the Tri-County Community Resource Center, 15 N. Main St., Chieand, FL 32626 on Wed. May 13 or May 20 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Registration is limited so call: 352/507-4000 to reserve your spot.Suwannee Valley Players Present â€œThe Cemetery Clubâ€ May 15-17Join the Suwannee Valley Players at the Chief eater (Playing at the Chief eater, 25 E. Park Ave, Chieand) as they present â€œe Cemetery Clubâ€, May 15-17. Call 493ARTS or Becky Gill at 352-443-9096 for more information. 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.Blood Drops for Cops Blood Drive May 15e Blood Drops for Cops blood drives will be hosted on May 15 the donor center in Chieand, 2202 N. Young Blvd., and will be oering free lunch to all donors and law enforcement ocers in the Tri-County Area who will stop by, courtesy of Beef â€˜Oâ€™ Bradyâ€™s. For additional information call LifeSouth toll-free at 888795-2707.Tri-County Cruisers Spring Classic Car Show May 16On Sat., May 16 the Tri-County Cruisers Spring Classic Car Show will be held at NAPA in Chieand. For registration or more info call Bob Frishkorn at 352-/949-6549.Levy County Republican Club Meeting May 18e Levy County Republican Executive Committee meets on the third Monday of the month at the Gathering Table at 116 N. Main Street in Chieand. e meeting starts with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come hear from county leaders who will explain whatâ€™s happening now and in the future of levy County. Every meeting has informative Republican ideas, information and plans for the future. For more information please visit http://levyrepublicans.com/Caregiver Support Group Meeting on May 19e Monthly Caregiver Support Group will meet on Tues., May 19 at 1:30 PM. e meeting will be at the Chieand Senior Center 305 SW 1st Street, in Chieand. If you are unable to attend this month meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday monthly at 1:30 PM. For more information, please call 352/490-7055 ext. 1.US War Dog Association Presentation at the Luther Callaway Library May 19Barbara 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 Tues., May 19 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.e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. May 25 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.CROSS CITYDAV Auxiliary Eventse Cross City Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary is located at 125 SE 165 Ave. (Airport Road) and hosts Bingo every Wed. and Sat at 6 PM. at the Chapter Hall.GAINESVILLEGainesville Sewing Circle Meeting May 27e American Sewing Guild is a national not-for-prot dedicated to providing the broadest possible range of information, education, assistance and support to everyone who sews. With more than 140 chapters nationwide, ASG welcomes rank beginners as well as the more experienced; makers of garments, quilts, home dec and more to share accomplishments and new techniques, and to help one another solve sewing problems. e Gainesville Sewing Circle meets at 9:30AM at the Senior Recreation Center monthly on the fourth Wednesday.GILCHRIST COUNTYAmerican Legion Post 91 Come join us for Bingo every Tuesday evening at our smokefree and alcohol-free Bingo Hall at 4200 S. US Hwy 129 between Trenton and Bell across from the â€œField of Dreamsâ€ with doors open at 6:30 PM and games at 7 PM. Bingo Games are open to the public. Free coee is provided or during the cooler winter season free hot chocolate. Regular Meetings: Mon. Boy Scout Troop 406; Sea Scout Ship 406; Tues. â€“ Bingo; Wed. Cub Scout Pack 406; urs. American Legion Post 91; American Legion Aux. Unit 91 American Legion Post 91 is a non-prot, nationally accredited Veteran Organization. To learn more call 1st Vice North Florida Livestock MarketWEDNESDAY MAY 6, 2015#1 STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 500.00 525.00 508.33 200-249 lb 390.00 400.00 395.00 250-299 lb 345.00 375.00 353.57 300-349 lb 320.00 350.00 325.83 350-399 lb 300.00 320.00 307.19 400-449 lb 265.00 305.00 293.00 450-499 lb 235.00 250.00 247.00 500-549 lb 202.50 210.00 207.50 550-599 lb 205.00 210.00 208.33 600-649 lb 200.00 200.00 200.00 #1 1/2 #2 STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 410.00 500.00 455.00 200-249 lb 325.00 390.00 351.67 250-299 lb 285.00 345.00 321.54 300-349 lb 290.00 320.00 305.00 350-399 lb 235.00 300.00 269.84 400-449 lb 240.00 265.00 250.50 450-499 lb 185.00 235.00 216.75 500-549 lb 182.50 202.50 195.00 550-599 lb 162.50 205.00 184.58 600-649 lb 170.00 200.00 186.88 #1 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 430.00 450.00 440.00 200-249 lb 330.00 345.00 338.75 250-299 lb 325.00 365.00 341 .00 300-349 lb 310.00 325.00 322.00 350-399 lb 260.00 305.00 277.50 400-449 lb 245.00 272.50 256.50 450-499 lb 220.00 245.00 230.83 500-549 lb 215.00 225.00 219.50 550-599 lb 200.00 205.00 202.50 600-649 lb 175.00 195.00 185.00 #1 1/2-#2 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 335.00 430.00 370.83 200-249 lb 190.00 330.00 272.86 250-299 lb 250.00 325.00 300.00 300-349 lb 210.00 310.00 274.44 350-399 lb 210.00 260.00 232.14 400-449 lb 210.00 245.00 232.22 450-499 lb 165.00 220.00 202.73 500-549 lb 177.50 215.00 194.06 550-599 lb 150.00 200.00 173.75 600-649 lb 137.50 175.00 152.08 COWS 800-1000 lb 94.00 175.00 125.01 1000-1200 lb 95.00 190.00 127.83 1200-1400 lb 100.00 125.00 111.30 1400-1600 lb 101.00 115.00 107.50 1600-1800 lb 103.00 114.00 108.00 BULLS 1000-1200 lb 217.50 217.50 217.50 1200-1400 lb 122.00 145.00 130.67 1400-1600 lb 125.00 125.00 125.00 1600-1800 lb 135.00 135.00 135.00 PAIRS 825.00 2175.00 1620.00 TOTAL HEAD COUNT 505 Slaughter cattle dropped back down this week, maybe $2-3 lower than last week. Yearlings remained steady all the way across the board. Replacement cattle are still selling strong and are in high demand. Sid Roberts topped the slaughter bull market this week with $145.00 bought by Central Beef. Je Rowe sold the top slaughter cow this week at $125.00 also bought by Central Beef. Blake Hand and Steve omas sold the highest price replacement cows at $190.00 bought by Bar D Ranch and Diamond D Cattle. Bill Martin sold the highest price replacement bull at $217.50 bought by Bailey Farms. Terrell Register sold the high price pair this week at $2175.00 bought by Mark Graham. e high price yearling went to Reynolds Cattle Co. at $525.00 sold by CL 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. imaweb.com continued to page 3B
3B Around the Nature Coast WWII Vets and Proud of It Meets May 14World War II Veterans and Proud of it will meet May 14, 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.SRWMD Governing Board Meeting and Workshop May 14On urs., May 14, the Suwannee River Water Management Districtâ€™s Governing Board will meet at 9 a.m. at the Putnam Lodge, 15487 Northwest Highway 19, Cross City. For more information please call Lisa Cheshire at 386/362-1001 or 800/226-1066 (FL only). All meetings, workshops, and hearings are open to the public.Levy County BoCC May 19e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. May 19 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.Help Your Ancestry Search in Tallahassee Archives May 27If your research for Florida ancestors is posing problems, on Wed., May 27 the Levy County Historical Society has planned a one day trip to the Florida State Archives and Library in Tallahassee. e bus will leave the Levy County Courthouse in Bronson at 7:30 a.m. and arrive at the Archives about 10:00 a.m. Following the tour, researchers will have ample opportunity to ask questions and perform some of their own research. e bus will leave Tallahassee at 3:00 p.m. and arrive in Bronson by 6:00 p.m. e cost of transportation will be paid by the Historical Society with each person paying for their own lunch. Seating is limited to 22-passengers so it is important to call early to reserve a seat. For Reservations call: (352) 490-5636.Levy County Tourist Development Council Meeting May 28e Levy County Tourist Development Council will meet on urs, May 28, at its regular bi-monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Levy County Visitors Bureau Oce located at 620 N. Hathaway Avenue in Bronson. For more information please visit http://www.levycounty.org/ visitors.aspxRape Defense Classes in Williston in JuneRape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) classes will be taught at Williston First Baptist Church on June 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. is is a womenâ€™s physical defense program designed to meet the needs and strengths of women. In the class, female students will learn practical safety tips and risk reduction strategies and have the chance to practice specialized defensive techniques and use those techniques in dynamic simulations. For more information contact Chieand Police Ocer Ray Tremblay at email@example.com.Tri County Community Resource Center Daily Resourcese Tri County CRC at 15 N. Main St. in Chieand (352/507-4000) provides daily access to: Computers with free internet access; rotating job board; printing/copying services; childrenâ€™s play area; childrenâ€™s lending library; ACCESS enrollment and account assistance; emergency clothing closet/emergency food bank; children/ adult counseling and treatment referrals; education/health/ family/crisis-related services. All programs at the center are FREE, unless noted (counseling MAY require o-site co-pay based on income and insurance qualications). e center is located in Chieand, Florida, in the Fisher Building, also known as the â€œOld City Hall,â€ next door to the Policy Station. Hours for the center are Mon. â€“urs., 9:00 AM â€“ 5:00 PM, and Fri., 9:00 AM Noon.SREC Levy County Senior Assistance ProgramSuwannee River Economic Council, Inc. has funds available to assist residents sixty years of age and older with energy crisis benets during the heating season. A household with an elderly person experiencing diculties with their primary heating source may qualify for assistance. For more information contact the local SREC oce for more information or to schedule an appointment call 352/ 490-7055.4-H Summer Camps are Gearing UpLevy County 4-H Camps are getting ready for the summer. e 2015 4-H Camp Cherry Lake Residential Camp will be held from July 6 through July 10, 2015. Each camper will attend fun workshops while at camp such as Kayaking/ Canoeing, Swimming, Archery, Crafts, Recreational Games and much more. If you would like to participate in the 4-H Day Camps to be held at the Levy County Extension Oce, 625 N. Hathaway, Bronson, FL, Mon. through urs., 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Fri. 8:30 AM to 12 NOON. For more information contact the Extension Oce at: 352-486-5131 or email Lacy Harris at: firstname.lastname@example.org. or go to the website at: http://levy.ifas.u.edu/ to download the registration forms and information. Due to constraints of space in print the complete Community Calendar is available at our website at: www.LevyJournalOnline.com for your convenience.Community Calendar continued from page 2B Commander Rod Lacey at 352/221-2352.NEWBERRYDudley Farm Historic State Park Third Saturday Presentation May 16Dudley Farm Historic State Park invites you to attend the May 16, ird Saturday Presentation at 10 AM. Dudley Farm Historic State Park is located at18730 W. Newberry Rd, Newberry. For more information please call 352/472-1142 or visit www.friendsofdudleyfarm.orgOCALAOcala Civic Theatre presents My Fair Lady May 14 â€“ June 7e classic musical My Fair Lady is live on stage May 14 â€“ June 7 at the Ocala Civic eatre. For additional information, call executive director Mary Britt at (352) 236-2851, ext. 104.OLD TOWNDixie Music Center Spring Recital May 16Dixie Music Center will be holding its Spring Recital, Sat., May 16 at 4:00 p.m. e Dixie County Historical Society will once again be graciously hosting this event at the Dixie County Cultural Center (old Old Town Elementary School) on the corner of CR 349S and 55A in Old Town. Everyone is invited to attend this recital to see these up-and-coming musicians perform! For more information, please call Dixie Music Center at 352-542-3001.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.OTTER SPRINGSAARP Chapter 2133 Meeting in Otter Springs May 19e monthly meeting of Local Chapter #2133 will be held Tues., May 19, in the Lodge House of Otter Springs, starting at 10:30 AM. Pot Luck Luncheon will be chicken furnished by the Chapter and grilled by Jimmy. Please bring your favorite items to compliment. Please donâ€™t forget to bring nonperishable items which can be donated to a local food pantry. For more information please feel free to call Janice Rogers, Program Chair at (352)463-1889. TRENTON23rd Annual Antique Car Show in Trenton May 16e Suwannee River Regional Group #140 of the Early Ford V-8 Club of America will hold its 23rd Annual Antique Car Show on May 16 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center, 606 NE 7 St., Trenton, FL 32693. Awards will be given for Top 15, Peopleâ€™s Choice, Best Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Modied and Independent, Best Early Ford Flathead V-8. All proceeds to be donated to charity. Registration $20 on day of show. FREE Admission. For more info: Frank Wheelus @ 352/373-4028 or Anedra Robertson @ 386/418-0941.WILLISTONWilliston Police Department Law Enforcement Memorial May 15On Fri., May 15 the Williston Police Department will sponsor a memorial to honor all law enforcement ocers who have died in the line of duty. e memorial will take place at the Heritage Park Pavilion at 10:00 A.M. and the keynote speaker will be State Attorney William â€œBillâ€ Cervone. We wish to honor the ultimate sacrices made by the ocers who make our communities a safe place to live, work and raise a family. Williston City Council Meeting May 19 e next regular City Council meeting is Tues., May 19 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 Childrenâ€™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.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 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: email@example.com.YANKEETOWN-INGLISYankeetown Inglis Womanâ€™s Club Bingo Ends for the Summer May 28A reminder, Bingo at the Yankeetown-Inglis Womanâ€™s Club will have the last games on urs., May 28. is gives our volunteers a chance to rejuvenate over the summer before games begin again in September. e Womanâ€™s Club would like to say THANK YOU to all those who come to Bingo, buy tickets for â€œBingo Basketsâ€, eat at ursday Kitchen and browse our rift Shop. Without you, we wouldnâ€™t be able to provide scholarships and incentives to local students as well as lling the various needs of Yankeetown School and our communities. Youâ€™re the BEST!! Have a great summer.Second To None Thrift Shop SaleGet more bang for your buck at the YankeetownInglis Womanâ€™s Club Second To None rift Shop. EVERYTHING in the store is 50% OFF May 1st-16th. Shop â€˜til you drop Tuesday-Saturday 10am-2pm and ursday 5-7pm before Bingo. Update your wardrobe with the latest fashions; nd just the right book to read or kitchen gadget youâ€™ve been looking for. Gather your shopping list and your neighbors and join us at #5 56th St. in Yankeetown for the best bargains around. All proceeds are given back to the community. rfntbt n rrfntb tnt nbnrr Suwannee River Farmers Recognized for CARE-ing Live Oak, Fla. â€“ Fourteen agriculturists were recognized for their exceptional natural resource conservation with a County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) award at the 15th Annual Suwannee River Partnership recognition dinner on May 7 at the UF/IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center. e CARES recognition dinner honored farmers and ranchers who have implemented science-based and eld-tested Best Management Practices (BMPs) that conserve and protect Floridaâ€™s natural resources on their properties. e following farmers were recognized for caring for the environment: Herbert Marlowe and Vernon Vinzant of Alachua County; Doug Green, A.B. and Terry Whitehead of Bradford County: omas Bryant of Columbia County; Larry and McCoy Hilliard of Gilchrist County; Wilbur Dean and Je Starnes of Levy County (pictured); Mark Chaples, J.P. Cobb, Kenny Mize, Scott Randell and Tommy Taylor of Suwannee County; and Delbert Smith of Union County. Farm owners who have implemented BMPs that have been inspected and certied by state ocials are awarded the CARES distinction and an identifying CARES sign to post on their properties, which recognizes them for their commitment as environmental stewards. â€œOur agricultural producers are true stewards of the land and the promise of a bright future as we continue to grow and move agriculture into the future,â€ said Kevin Morgan, assistant to the president at Florida Farm Bureau. â€œe CARES program is at the forefront of telling your stories because of the great strides you are making to protect the environment.â€ e CARES program was created by Florida Farm Bureau and the Suwannee River Partnership in 2001 to promote public recognition of state-of-the art agricultural conservation techniques. In partnership with more than 60 public agencies, CARES has become a model for the rest of the nation. More than 650 agriculturists statewide have received the CARES award. 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
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 Churchâ€œThe Place Where People Matterâ€ Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Evening Worship 6:00 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:K4C Childrenâ€™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 32693352-463-2151www.pgbcfl.com Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Morning Worship ...................................................... 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ..................... 7:00 p.m.~ Nursery provided for all services ~Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions 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 Menâ€™s Group (breakfast) 707 N. Main St., 493-4627www.FUMCCHIEFLAND.com â€“ 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 CalendarTurning Point Lasagna Dinner May 14Turning Point Ministry is hosting a Lasagna Dinner, urs. May 14 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM including lasagna, salad bar, bread, drink & dessert. Donation is $8. Turning Point is located at 16750 NE 60 St. (CR341). For more info: 352/4631882.A Tangible Reection of Godâ€™s LoveI went out on a hot date the other night, and boy was my wife Angie jealous. I hated leaving her out in the cold like that, but thereâ€™s just been a stirring in my soul lately. Sometimes a man has got to do what a manâ€™s got to do! It had been a long time since Iâ€™d done any courting, but let me tell you, this old dog still knows how to hunt. I slickered up real nice; put on my best Sunday go-to-meeting clothes, shaved, and sloshed myself with some of that fancy smelling water. I even ran over to the Kroger and picked up a dozen roses. I know, it all may sound old fashioned, but this was one pretty girl, and I wanted to make a lasting impression. I punched the front door bell feeling like a young school boy. Without delay, the door whisked open and a vision of loveliness stood before me, smiling coyly. Her beauty nearly stole my breath. I paused for an instant to pray she would be mine forever. My heart uttered as I gently took her by the hand. en, out of nowhere, my wife Angie jumped up and ruined the whole moment. â€œRemember Romeo, get her home by nine. Sheâ€™s got school in the morning.â€ â€œOh momma,â€ my daughter Kailey hued, â€œYouâ€™re just jealous because dad and I are going to Red Lobster!â€ It was true. Angie loves Red Lobster. For a ten year old, Kailey is a wonderful conversationalist. Her quirky sense of humor kept me laughing all the way to the restaurant. I had the low down on almost every student in her fth grade class by the time we arrived. Once there, I opened her car door and we strode hand in hand into that seafood lovers paradise. Kailey carried herself with such grace I was genuinely surprised when the waitress handed her a kidâ€™s menu. â€œMaâ€™am,â€ I interrupted, â€œCould I get adult menu for my daughter?â€ It was the least I could do. Kailey deserved to have someone acknowledge the steps she had made toward maturity. However, being her rst time to order o of the adult menu, we had to send the waitress back twice before I nally broke it down. â€œDo you like sh?â€ She shook her head no. â€œDo you like shrimp?â€ Still no â€œDo you like seafood at all?â€ I implored. She crinkled her little nose and whispered, â€œI really just wanted to make mom jealous.â€ I had to laugh. at crazy girl! She ordered steak. It was good though. I should know. I ate most of it. Maybe we should wait a few more years before fully abandoning the kidâ€™s menu. After dinner we went for ice-cream and stopped to shop at some of her favorite girly stores. I believe she really enjoyed herself. I was glad. I wanted the whole night to be about her. As we pulled into our drive I reached under the seat and pulled out a CD I had bought for her from an artist named Mark Harris. Along with it I had typed the lyrics to his song entitled â€œFind Your Wingsâ€. It was framed nicely along with a picture of the two of us. e chorus reads: â€˜I pray that God would ll your heart with dreams And that faith gives you the courage To dare to do great things Iâ€™m here for you whatever this life brings So let my love give you roots And help you nd your wingsâ€™ Kailey hugged me like she never wanted to let go. I pray she knows she never has to. But anyway I realize it was the Lord Jesus who put that stirring in my soul. He just loves all of his little girls so much. If you ladies only knew how special you are to Him! Iâ€™m thankful Heâ€™s teaching me to be a godly dad whoâ€™s a tangible reection of that love and care for my baby girl. Warning fellows, the bar will be set high for those of you who dare to one day come seeking my princessâ€™ hand. Guy Sheeld www.butanyway.org NoticeWant to spread the news about your communityâ€™s events! If you live in Williston, Bronson, Chieand, Otter Creek, Inglis, Yankeetown or Cedar Creek, email your community event news to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your submission can be by email attachment (preferably MS Word) or in the body of the email. Our deadline for accepting events for each weekâ€™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 MYRTICE HELEN WILLIAMSMyrtice Helen Williams of Bronson passed away at the age of 94 on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Mrs. Williams was born in Atlanta, Georgia, but had lived in the Bronson area for over 40 years after moving here from Hialeah, Fla. Mrs. Williams was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bronson, and will always be remembered as a woman who loved her family and church. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband Lonnie Albert Williams, a son Ray Williams, and her daughters Virginia and Barbara Williams. She is survived by her daughter, eresa McFarland of Bronson; a son, David Edward Williams (Judy) of Round Hill, Virginia; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Williams of Williston; a sister, Dorothy Williams of Georgia; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held for Mrs. Williams at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Bronson. Arrangements are under the direction of Knau Funeral Home, 715 W. Park Ave, Chieand, FL 32626 (352)493-4777. Please sign the guestbook at knaufuneralhomes.comHOWARD MARSHHoward Marsh of Chieand passed away at the age of 69 on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties. He was born in Sanford, Florida to Alton and Anna (Jaggears) Marsh, the youngest of 4 children. He was a heavy equipment operator, working at Plum Creek and Georgia Pacic. Howard was a member of Fowlers Blu Baptist Church. He was a true outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, shing and gardening. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Carol Marsh of Chieand; his sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Patty Lee of Trenton, Todd and Patsy Lee of Keystone Heights, David and Christi Lee of Havana, Fla.; his sister Betty (Jimmie) Strickland of Chieand; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Trenton Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Hatch ociating. Visitation was Monday, May 11, 2015 from 5:00 â€“ 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of owers the family has requested that you honor Howardâ€™s memory with donations to Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties, 311 NE 9th St., Chieand, FL 32626. Arrangements were placed under the care of LangfordRogers Memorial Funeral Home, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chieand, FL 32626, 352-493-0050. LOUELLA HOWARDDecember 8, 1936 â€“ May 8, 2015 Mrs. Louella Howard of Cross City, Florida passed away at the age of 78 on Friday, May 8, 2015 after a long illness. Mrs. Howard was born in Cross City on December 8, 1936 to S. T. and Aldie Sirmons (Goodson). She was a librarian and an administrative assistant with the Hendry County School System until retiring in 1990. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, LaBelle Chapter and attended Cross City Church of God. Mrs. Howard is survived by sons, Richard A. Howard of St. Louis, Missouri and David Todd (Jerri) Howard of Ft. Myers, Fla.; grandchildren, Amber Howard and Devin Howard; brother, L. E. Ward of Old Town; and sisters, Eloise Parrot and Joy Gantt, both of Cross City. Funeral services were held at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Randy Richardson and Rev. Joe Brooks ociating. Interment followed at Cross City Cemetery. A visitation was held on Monday evening, May 11, between the hours of 6 and 8 pm. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.FELIX V. BUDZITOWSKIFelix V. Budzitowski of Bronson, Florida passed away at the age of 96 on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Mr. Budzitowski was born in Brooklyn, New York, but had lived in the Bronson area since 1979 after moving here from Hicksville, NY. Mr. Budzitowski was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Williston, the World War II Veterans Club, and a former member of the ELKS. Mr. Budzitowski was preceded in death by a son, Maurice Page. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Edith Budzitowski; a son, Victor Budzitowski (Brenda) of West Hills, NY; a daughter, Andrea Wheeler (Chester) of Bronson; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be held for Mr. Budzitowski at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Williston with Father Mundy Lopez ociating. e family will receive friends at the funeral home ursday evening from 6 â€“ 8 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Knau Funeral Home, 512 E Noble Ave, Williston, FL, 32696; 352/528-3481. Please sign the guestbook at knaufuneralhomes.comLORA LEE RICHARDSONMother Lora Lee Richardson of Chieand, Florida passed away at the age of 74 on May 5, 2015. Mother Richardson was a member of New Jerusalem Church of God where she served so well on the board. Mother Richardson leaves to hold fond memories in their hearts, three daughters: Deborah Roberts (Wayman) of Chieand, Tina Hall (Johnny) of Tampa and Winnie Richardson (Elijah); 12 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren. e Homegoing celebration for Mother Richardson will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at New Jerusalem Church of God, 715 SW 3rd street, Chieand, Florida. Interment will follow in the Chieand Community Cemetery. Viewing will held on Friday at Carnegie Funeral Home in the Wade Greenlee Memorial Chapel from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Services are under the direction of Carnegie Funeral Home, 217 SE 4th Ave., Chieand, Florida 32626. â€œProviding Everlasting Memoriesâ€ www. carnegiefuneralhome.com
5B IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 2014 CA 000355 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JAMES H. MAPP, III; CARRIE MAPP; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2;, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 30 day of April, 2015, and entered in Case No. 2014 CA 000355, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and JAMES H. MAPP, III and CARRIE MAPP are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash or cashierâ€™s check in the BOCC Meeting Room at the Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 6 day of July, 2015, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 8 BLOCK 3, GEORGE W. WILLIS ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF WILLISTON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 14, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 326 SE 2ND STREET, WILLISTON, FLORIDA 32696 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled to be provided with certain assistance at no cost to you. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Levy County 355 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 (352-486-5266) at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice-impaired, call 1-800955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. Dated this 1 day of May, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Frenkel Lambert Weiss Weisman & Gordon, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff 1 East Broward Blvd. Suite 1430 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone (954) 522-3233 FAX: (954)200-7770 Pub.: May 7, 14, 2015. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2014 CA 000557 CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC. Plaintiff, vs. OLE C. OLESEN A/K/A OLE OLESEN A/K/A OLE CHRISTIAN OLESEN, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 30, 2015 , and entered in Case No. 2014 CA 000557 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY COUNTY, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., is Plaintiff, and OLE C. OLESEN A/K/A OLE OLESEN A/K/A OLE CHRISTIAN OLESEN, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at the Levy County Courthouse BOCC Meeting Room, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 6 day of July, 2015, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE WEST BOUNDARY OF TRACT A, PEACEFUL ACRES SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 57, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THAT IS NORTH 00 DEG. 35 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST 215 FEET FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID TRACT; THENCE NORTH 89 DEG 24 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST 285 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEG 35 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST 255 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEG 24 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST, 285 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEG 35 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST, 255 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Bronson, LEVY COUNTY, Florida, this 1 day of May, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson As Deputy Clerk Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Rd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309; 954-462-7000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program Pub.: May 7, 14, 2015. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA . CASE No. 38-2012-CA-000816 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR .JPMORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2006-CW1 Plaintiff, vs. MARTIN, FRANK, et al. Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 38-2012-CA-000816 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein, U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR JPMORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST 2006-CW1, is Plaintiff, and, FRANK MARTIN, et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 a.m. at Levy County Courthouse, Main Lobby, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 on August 24, 2015, the following described property: LOT 6, BACK BAY, PHASE I, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 38, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property address: 7190 NW 112â€™1â€™ PL., Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 27 day of April, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A . TRADE CENTRE SOUTH, SUITE 700 100 W CYPRESS CREEK RD FT LAUDERDALE, FL 33309 IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courtâ€™s disability coordinator at Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601, 352-337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Pub.: May 7, 14, 2015. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 2013 CA 001083 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY; Plaintiff, -vs.MARY NAUGLE, ET AL; Defendants, RE-NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated APRIL 27, 2015 entered in Civil Case No. 2013 CA 001083 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff and M MARY NAUGLE, RONALD NAUGLE, ET AL; are defendant(s), the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse located at 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES, AT 11:00 AM , AUGUST 24, 2015, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: TRACT #30: COMMENCE AT THE CENTER OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 14 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE NORTH 85 41â€™ 20â€ WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 30 A DISTANCE OF 1019.10 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 25â€™ 00â€ WEST 2332.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00 25â€™ 00â€ WEST 298.97 FEET, THENCE NORTH 85 05â€™ 17â€ WEST 509.94 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 25â€™ 00â€ EAST 298.97 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 85 05â€™ 17â€ EAST 509.94 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE WEST 25.00 FEET OF THE NORTH 25.00 FEET TO BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF INGRESS AND EGRESS. TOGETHER WITH THAT 1989 BREEZE MOTOR HOME MOBILE HOME WITH VIN # 14604420, TITLE # 47246704. Property Address: 19250 SE 69TH PLACE, MORRISTON, FL 32668 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at DATED at Bronson, Florida, this 30 day of April, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954) 644-8704 Pub.: May 7, 14, 2015. -------IN THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT COURT FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA . CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 38-2014-CA000465 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS LEGAL TITLE TRUSTEE FOR TRUMAN 2012 SC2 TITLE TRUST, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID C. RAGLAND; LISA J. RAGLAND; ET AL. Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 30, 2015, and entered in Case No. 382014-CA-000465 of the Circuit Court in and for Levy County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS LEGAL TITLE TRUSTEE FOR TRUMAN 2012 SC2 TITLE TRUST is Plaintiff and DAVID C. RAGLAND; LISA J. RAGLAND; WILLISTON HIGHLANDS HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Main Lobby of the Levy County Courthouse, 355 Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 on Monday,11:00 a.m. on the 6 day of July, 2015, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 3, BLOCK 5, OF WILLISTON HIGHLANDS, UNIT 7, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE(S) 4, 4A THROUGH 4C, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2001 HOMES OF MERIT MOBILE HOME VIN#FLHML2B160124701A AND IN#FLHML2B160124701B. TITLE #83302442 AND TITLE #83302451. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of business days prior to the proceeding at the Levy County Courthouse. Telephone 3524865228 or 18009558770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Bronson, Florida, on May 1, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) DANNY SHIPP Clerk, Circuit Court By:/s/ LaQuanda Latson As Deputy Clerk LEGAL NOTICESNOTICE OF DELINQUENT PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES AS PROVIDED BY CHAPTER 197, FLORIDA STATUTESNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES ASSESSED FOR YEAR 2014 ARE NOW DELINQUENT AND ARE NOW DRAWING INTEREST OF 1 AND PERCENT PER MONTH UNTIL PAID. UNPAID PUBLICATION, THE PROPORTIONATE COST OF THIS NOTICE HAS BEEN ADDED. UNLESS THE AMOUNTS SET WITH EACH NAME BELOW ARE PAID, WARRANTS WILL BE ISSUED THEREON AND THE TAX COLLECTOR WILL APPLY TO THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR AN ORDER DIRECTING LEVY UPON AND SEIZURE OF THE PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE TAXPAYER FOR THE UNPAID TAXES, INTEREST AND ADDITIONAL COST. THE NAMES OF PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXPAYERS AND THE AMOUNTS DUE INCLUDING 2014 TAXES, 3 PERCENT INTEREST AND ADVERTISING COSTS ARE AS FOLLOWS: FOR WEEKLY DATE â€“ WWW.LEVYTAXCOLLECTOR.COM 1 00050-081-80 45.71 MORRIS ROGER & JANET 7380 CALIFORNIA ST BROOKSVILLE , FL 34601 =============================== 2 00050-088-50 3092.13 -FARMP O BOX 790 CHIEFLAND , FL 32644 =============================== 3 00050-061-49 5104.15 JURY MIKE PO BOX 79217 CHARLOTTE , NC 28271 =============================== 4 00050-061-51 1746.47 ALTITUDE COMMUNICATIONS PO BOX 79217 CHARLOTTE , NC 28271 =============================== 5 00050-090-00 1026.29 ALLEN DONALD J 5251 NE SR 121 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 6 00050-088-30 1073.16 HIGHWAY & STREET CONSTRUCTION P O BOX 790 CHIEFLAND , FL 32644 =============================== 7 00050-001-20 471.42 ANDREWS DENNIS E & ROBERTA A P O BOX 282 CHIEFLAND , FL 32644 =============================== 8 00050-019-30 329.77 CORBIN MARCUS 16550 NW 30TH AVE TRENTON , FL 32693 =============================== 9 00050-107-52 823.17 SEARCY DIANE H 6553 ALT 27 BRONSON , FL 32621 =============================== 10 00050-113-69 717.67 PARKER ROBERT A & TONYA PO BOX 1025 BRONSON , FL 32621 =============================== 11 00050-106-31 223.06 LOVING HEART HOME OF WILLISTON 507 SE 1ST AVENUE WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 12 00050-118-57 767.39 WRGO TRANSMITTER SITE 63 RAMSGATE ROAD SAVANNAH, GA 31419 =============================== 13 00050-127-27 157.12 SHARP PAUL M P O BOX 591 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 14 00050-125-05 6128.68 NATURE COAST HOSPITAL ATTN: BIRD KIM 125 SW 7TH STREET WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 15 00050-132-64 540.92 RAHIM MOHAMMED 13574 N HWY 19 UNIT 1 CHIEFLAND , FL 32626 =============================== 16 00050-125-55 709.76 EAGER GEORGE JR P O BOX 222 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 17 00050-040-60 20770.77 HODGE EDDIE 4351 NE 175TH AVE WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 18 00050-129-11 888.66 RHINO GUN CASES INC 21890 NE HIGHWAY 27 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 19 00050-128-43 4264.11 Greenway Propane McCormick Jerry 15031 NE 49TH LN WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 20 00050-211-51 485.27 NETTLES BARBARA 106 NW 10TH AVENUE WILLISTON , FL 32634 =============================== 21 00050-410-80 1069.87 RESSLER KENNEDY 14591 NW 66TH AVENUE CHIEFLAND , FL 32626 =============================== 22 00050-411-13 10.72 HALL SCOTT P O BOX 117 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 23 00050-411-21 819.85 SOD DEPOT P O BOX 922 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 24 00050-412-94 1566.68 WHITE LUTHER III 28 NW 1ST AVE WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 25 00050-603-21 288.01 TIMBER P O BOX 117 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 26 00050-703-60 709.62 BRANT ALYSON 15151 SE 25TH ST MORRISTON , FL 32668 =============================== 27 00050-703-74 275.17 HUBER CONCEPTS INC 30761 STRAUGHN SCHOOL RD ANDALUSIA , LA 36421 =============================== 28 00050-311-02 115.27 SUNRISE MARKET #38 dba 380 COMMERCE PKWY ROCKLEDGE , FL 32955 =============================== 29 00050-701-45 9.08 FARM ACCOUNT 15752 NE CR 339 TRENTON , FL 32693 =============================== 30 00050-601-24 987.63 LINDSEY DON 7251 NW 50TH ST CHIEFLAND , FL 32626 =============================== 31 00050-900-81 279.60 WALSH PATRICK 2451 NE 114TH AVE BRONSON , FL 32621 =============================== 32 00050-601-19 777.98 OF NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA, LP 8400 N. SAM HOUSTON PARKWAY SUITE 200 ATTN: TERRY DOWD HOUSTON , TX 77064 =============================== 33 00050-700-43 292.50 JONES DAN & DEBRA 547 NW 2ND AVE WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 34 00051-001-01 871.74 ERICH MICHAEL 1402 NORTH YOUNG BLVD., CHIEFLAND , FL 32626 =============================== 35 00051-101-04 1202.08 RAHIM MOHAMMED A 9931 NE SR24 ARCHER, FL 32618 =============================== 36 00051-300-51 625.52 FAMILY SWAIN'S LLC BEEF O' BRADYS 7050 NW 140TH ST CHIEFLAND , FL 32626 =============================== 37 00051-300-67 1766.92 WILLISTON ONE LLC STAR FOOD MART 13 W NOBLE AVE WILLISTON , FL 32693 =============================== 38 00051-300-76 672.30 BEAUCHAMP BROTHERS FARMS LLC 4530 NW 60TH ST CHIEFLAND , FL 32626 =============================== 39 00051-400-37 130.83 WEEKS WALTER PO BOX 353 MORRISTON , FL 32668 =============================== 40 00051-400-44 571.45 MATVEJS MIAN J PO BOX 943 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 41 00051-400-48 865.57 SANDERS LANDSCAPIN LAWNS INC 312 SW 77TH TER GAINESVILLE , FL 32607 =============================== 42 00050-901-39 57.46 HARBIN KEVIN G. , DVM, PA 171 NE HWY 41 WILLISTON , FL 32696 =============================== 43 00050-901-40 3169.62 NORTH FLA EYE CENTER, P. 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6B LEGAL NOTICESSHD Legal Group P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 333391438 Telephone: (954) 5640071 shdlegalgroup.com Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. ------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 38-2014-CA-000844 FIDELITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. HHL-CHIEFLAND, LLC, HH-CHIEFLAND, INC., HHLAMONT, INC., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, and HUDDLE HOUSE, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in the abovecaptioned action, the Clerk will sell the property situated in Levy County, Florida, described as: Exhibit â€œAâ€ COMMENCE AT THE SE CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 11 SOUTH, RANGE 14 EAST, AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 8947â€™25â€ EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION A DISTANCE OF 799.91 FEET TO A POINT IN THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 19 (STATE ROAD 55) AND THENCE RUN NORTH 3935â€™29â€ WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE 1244 78 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN THENCE NORTH 3935â€™29â€ WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SAID U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 19 A DISTANCE OF 266.49 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 8922â€™41â€ WEST 296.32 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 3931â€™41â€ EAST 262.52 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 8956â€™02â€ EAST 299.05 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALL LYING AND BEING IN LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT THE LAND DESCRIBED IN BOOK 461, PAGE 215. TOGETHER WITH EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS PER DEED BOOK 84, PAGE 172 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA (THIS DESCRIPTION IS FROM A SURVEY BY HAROLD LEE MILLS OF BRONSON, FLORIDA DATED SEPTEMBER 7, 1984: at a public sale on June 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4 of the Final Judgment, at the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court Street, Bronson, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. The court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: May 1, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) CLERK OF COURT BY:/s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk The Rosenthal Law Firm PA 4798 New Broad St. Suite 310 Orlando, FL 32814 Telephone: (407) 488-1220 Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 38-2014-CA000773 DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, as successor in interest to PERKINS STATE BANK, a Florida Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. DON NEWTON CURRY, JR., and ANTHONY QUINN KNIGHT, Individually and as Surviving Spouse of LILA MAE KNIGHT, f/k/a LILA MAE CURRY, DECEASED and WAREHOUSE HOME FURNISHINGS and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY. Defendants CLERKâ€™S NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 30, 2015, in the abovestyled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Room, Levy County Courthouse, 355 South Court Street, Bronson, Florida 32621 at 11:00 am on June 22, 2015 the following described property: A tract containing approximately 1/4 of an acre in the Town of Otter Creek, lying in the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 26, Township 13 South, Range 15 East, Levy County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commencing on the East Boundary Line of Section 26, sixty (60) feet North of the S.A.L.R.R. running in a Southwesterly direction parallel with said right of way, 263 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence run Northwesterly 100 feet, thence run Southwesterly 50 feet, thence run Southeasterly 100 feet; thence run Northeasterly 50 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said tract being the same property described in Deed Book 70, page 226, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. AND That part of the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 26, Township 13 South, Range 15 East, lying North of the old Seaboard Airline Railroad right-of-way, described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner (front fence corner) of the Estelle Moody lot (a/k/a the Sheppard lot) and run South 58 West, 50 feet to the Southwest corner of the Ira Tindale store lot, to establish the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 58 West, 102 feet; thence North 35 West 100 feet; thence North 58 East, 102 feet, to the Westerly line of the Ira Tindale store lot; thence South 35 East, along the Ira Tindale store lot, 100 feet to the Point of Beginning. The land hereby conveyed, being the most Southerly 100 feet of that property described in 0.R. Book 49, page 143, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. NOTE: The â€œIra Tindale Store Lotâ€ mentioned in the above description, is fully described in a deed from S. C. Clyatt and wife, to I. J. Tindale, recorded in Deed Book 41, page 513, Public Records of Levy County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a 2002 REGENCY Double-wide mobile home bearing ID#s N18571A and N18571B and Title #s 84397390 and 84397089, located thereon. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of within 60 days after the sale. Dated: May 1, 2015. (Court Seal) Danny J. Shipp Clerk of Court By:/s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. --------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 38-2014-CA-000587 Division: Civil Division CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JOHN BRYANT, et al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case, I will sell the property located in LEVY County, Florida, described as: Tract #44, more particularly described as follows: The East 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 10, Township 12 South, Range 17 East, Levy County, Florida. To include a: VIN# GMHGA1319925203A TITLE# 81953368 VIN# GMHGA1319925203B TITLE# 81956173 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at AT THE LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL, beginning at 11:00 a.m. June 29, 2015. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 1 day of May, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. ------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 38-2014-CA-000486 Division: Civil Division GTE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Plaintiff, vs. KENLY GRANT A/K/A KENLEY GRANT, et al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case, I will sell the property located in LEVY County, Florida, described as: LOTS 38, 39, 40 AND 41 OF SPANISH TRACE A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE(S) 31 AND 32 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A XXXX Nw 45th Terrace at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, by electronic sale at AT THE LOBBY OF THE LEVY COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 355 SOUTH COURT STREET, BRONSON, FL. beginning at 11:00 A.M. on June 29, 2015. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 1 day of May, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. ------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2014 CA 000785 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, VS. CYRCE R. NELSON; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on in Civil Case No. 2014 CA 000785, of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Florida Forest Service Accepting Applications for Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and PreventionTALLAHASSEE, Fla. â€“ e Florida Forest Service is now accepting applications for the Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program. e application period runs from now through June 30. e program is available to non-industrial private forest landowners. â€œe southern pine beetle is one of the most environmentally devastating forest pests in the southeast. We encourage forest owners to take proactive measures now to prevent timber loss during future outbreaks,â€ said Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam. Periodic outbreaks can rapidly kill millions of pine trees and deplete tens of thousands of acres of timber resources. e most recent series of major southern pine beetle outbreaks resulted in an estimated $59 million in timber loss between 1999 and 2002. e Southern Pine Beetle Assistance Program is oered for non-industrial private lands in 44 northern Florida counties and provides nancial assistance for the following: Conducting a rst pulpwood thinning. Conducting prescribed burning operations. Conducting mechanical underbrush treatments. Planting longleaf or slash pine. To learn more about this program and to obtain an application form, visit the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention website or contact a local Florida Forest Service eld unit. Qualied landowners may apply for up to two approved preventative practices per year. Funding requests may not exceed $10,000 annually. All qualifying applications will be evaluated and ranked for approval. is program is supported through a grant from the U.S. Forest Service. For more information about the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, visit FreshFromFlorida.com Army Reserve Capt. Michael W. Brown has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Task Force Northstar mission Beyond the Horizon in El Salvador. He is a Field Veterinarian based out of 994th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services, Reserve Center Round Rock, Texas. Brown is the son of Robert W. Brown of Williston, Fla. He is a 1987 graduate of Williston High School, Williston, Fla.Capt. Michael W. Brown of Williston Returns to U.S. e Levy County Journal is the only locally-owned and completely independent newspaper operating in Levy County. e Journal has absolutely no connection to any other newspapers in the county. If you are interested in sending information for your group or placing advertising in the Levy County Journal , please donâ€™t rely on corporate-owned newspapers to forward information to the Journal. To reach the Levy County Journal , your locally-owned county newspaper of record since 1923, please make sure to call us personally at 486-2312 at our Bronson oce, or use our popular website at levyjournalonline.com, or email us at email@example.com. Our veteran newspaper reporter, Terry Witt, can be reached at 352-220-4927. ank you for supporting the Journal . e revenue earned by the Journal is spent locally.To Our Readers â€“ For Your Information and Clarication
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Sports event in which teams compete to win 7. Not much (2 wds) 8. ___ gin zz 9. Cast 10. Famous Am. Apache Indian chief 11. Handel bars 12. Designed for defense against armored vehicles 13. Downward slope 18. Accommodate 24. Harpâ€™s cousin 27. Any of various periwinkles 28. â€œ___ bitten, twice shyâ€ 29. Garden intruder 32. â€œ-zoicâ€ things 33. Eat like a bird 35. Stop on the way (2 wds) 36. Equipment that makes a photo bigger 37. Weakest 38. â€œLuluâ€ opera composer 39. Atomic number 83 44. Girasol, e.g. 45. In a jaunty manner 46. Coin 47. Come-ons 49. Military wear 50. Ever (2 wds) 52. Attempt 53. Vegaâ€™s constellation 54. Cut, maybe 58. â€œItâ€™s no ___!â€ Crossword Puzzlee answers for this weekâ€™s crossword puzzle are on page 7A. Down LEGAL NOTICESCircuit in and for LEVY County, Florida, wherein, OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC is the Plaintiff, and CYRCE R. NELSON; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CYRCE R. NELSON; LEVY COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS are Defendants. The clerk of the court, Danny J. Shipp will sell to the highest bidder for cash in the BOCC Meeting Room in the Levy County Courthouse, 355 Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 at 11:00 a.m. on the 27 day of July, 2015, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 3 & 4, BLOCK B, ROSEWOOD PARK UNIT NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 22, PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 1 day of May, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Danny J. Shipp, Clerk Levy County, Florida, Clerk of the Court By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 3376237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. -------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR LEVY COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2014 CA 000460 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; Plaintiff, vs. NINA V. JENKINS, ET.AL; Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 23, 2015, in the abovestyled cause. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Levy County Courthouse, in the BOCC meeting room in the Levy County Courthouse at 355 S. Court St., Bronson, Florida, beginning at 11:00 am, on June 29, 2015, the following described property: LOT 7, BLOCK 9, UNIVERSITY OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 15, 15A TO 15 M, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF LEVY COUNTY FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT 2008 FLEETWOOD HOMES OF GEORGIA, INC. MOBILE HOME WITH VIN # GAFL707A57570ER21, TITLE # 100945884 AND VIN # GAFL707B57570ER21, TITLE # 100945912. Property Address: 10731 NE 120TH STREET, ARCHER, FL 32618 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please Administrator at (863) 5344686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on April 24, 2015. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954) 644-8704 Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. --------SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on March 30, 2015: Helen Mills Trust , PO Box submitted an application to modify an existing Water Use Permit, number 2-075221223-3 , authorizing a maximum average daily use of 0.2975 million gallons of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10-year drought includes an update to the crop rotation and will result in a 0.2104 mgd increase from the previous sequence. The project is located in Township 10S-Range 14E-Section 22, Gilchrist County and Township 10S-Range 14E-Section 26, Township 11SRange 15E-Sections 35 and 36, Township 12S-Range 15E-Sections 4, 8, and 9, Township 12S-Range 16E-Section 6, and Township 15S-Range 15E-Section 5, Levy County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. Pub.: May 14, 2015. ---------SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on April 29, 2015: Thomas Williams, Jr ., 2563 SW 87th Drive, Suite 10 Gainesville, FL 32608, has submitted an application to modify an existing Water Use Permit, number 2-075-220561-3, authorizing a maximum average daily use of 1.0433 million gallons of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10-year drought includes the addition of two irrigation systems and will result in a 0.1016 mgd increase from the previous sequence. The project is located in Township 13S-Range 15E-Sections 5, 7, and 8 in Levy County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. Pub.: May 14, 2015. ------SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on April 29, 2015: Thomas Williams, Jr ., 2563 SW 87th Drive, Suite 10 Gainesville, FL 32608, has submitted an application to modify an existing Water Use Permit, number 2-075-220837-3, authorizing a maximum average daily use of 1.0415 million gallons of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10-year drought includes the addition of three irrigation systems and will result in a 0.1209 mgd increase from the previous sequence. The project is located in Township 12S-Range 15E-Sections 29 and 31-33 and Township 13S-Range 15E-Section 6 in Levy County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. Pub.: May 14, 2015. --------NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE The Southwest Florida Water Management District is proposing to amend the following rule(s): 40D-8.624 Guidance and Minimum Levels for Lakes The purpose of this rulemaking is to adopt revised minimum and guidance levels for Lakes Bird, Crystal and Hobbs located in Hillsborough County. The effect of the rule is to support the Districtâ€™s water supply planning, water use permitting, and environmental resource permitting programs. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking appeared in the Florida Administrative Register, Vol. 41, No. 90, on May 8, 2015. A copy of the proposed rule can be viewed on the Districtâ€™s website at http://www.swfwmd IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN THE FAR. THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULES AND TO OBTAIN A COPY IS: Kim Dionisio, SWFWMD, 7601 U.S. Highway 301 North, Tampa, FL 33637-6759, (813) 985-7481 watermatters.org (OGC #2014042, 2015001). Pub.: May 14, 2015. ------------------------------------------BIDS -----------------------------INVITATION TO BID The School Board of Levy County will receive of the Superintendent, 480 Marshburn Drive, P. O. Drawer 129, Bronson, Florida 32621 until 4:00 p.m., June 4, 2015 for the following annual bids: Dishwashing Compounds Ceiling Tile/Grid Vinyl Floor Tile Pest Control Bids will be awarded at the June 9, 2015 School Board meeting. For detailed bid requirements and Gerald Ward, Purchasing Coordinator, at (352) 4865297. Pub.: May 14, 21, 2015. ------BRONSON SELF STORAGE 500 Commerce St., Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-2121 Cameras, NEW Lighting & 24/7 AccessOUTDOOR STORAGE$25.00 and up Rape Defense Classes Planned for Williston in JuneRape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) classes will be taught at Williston First Baptist Church on June 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. is is a womenâ€™s physical defense program designed to meet the needs and strengths of women. In the class, female students will learn practical safety tips and risk reduction strategies and have the chance to practice specialized defensive techniques and use those techniques in dynamic simulations. More importantly R.A.D. classes are fun and provide you with the knowledge and techniques to avoid potentially dangerous situations and to defense yourself in a violent encounter. Women of all ages and tness levels have successfully participated in this program. For more information contact Chieand Police Ocer Ray Tremblay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8B Taco Pie cup butter cup milk 1 pkg. Taco seasoning mix (1 oz.) 2 cups mashed potato akes 1 lb. ground beef cup chopped onion cup barbecue sauce 1 cup shredded lettuce 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 cup sharp cheddar, shredded (4oz.) Salsa, optional sour cream, optional 1. Preheat oven to 350F. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter. Add milk and 2 Tbsp. of the taco seasoning mix. Remove from heat and stir in potato akes until incorporated. Press mixture over bottom of 10â€ pan. 2. In a medium skillet, cook beef and onions until beef is browned and onions are tender. Drain o fat and stir in remaining taco mix and barbecue sauce. Cook while stirring until bubbly, then pour into prepared potato crust. Bake uncovered in oven for 30-35 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes, and then top with cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. Serve and top with salsa and sour cream.Vanilla CobblerPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Cake Mix: 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup self rising our ( Can also use 1 cup all-purpose our if you donâ€™t have self-rising, add 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk 3 Tablespoons melted butter 2 teaspoon vanilla Mix the above ingredients and spread into a greased 117 inch baking dish. Top Mixture â€“ Mix together and sprinkle evenly on the above mixture. 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar Pour 1 cup water gently on top of the mixture! Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes. Best served hot with ice cream.Pennyâ€™sRecipes DIY TIP of the WeekCleaning Wooden Cutting Boardse best way to clean a wooden board is to use lemon juice. Lemon juice is a natural bleach. It will clean, deodorize, and bleach away stains on your wooden cutting boards. If you want to try something just a little bit stronger, add some salt to your lemon juice. Just apply the mixture to the board and scrub it around with a clean cloth. Weird Scientic Theory Proven Valid!For some time now, science continues to insist that people live longer when they breathe air. Further it has been scientically proven that when boating, staying above the waterline is healthier than below the waterline. Despite a few steadfast holdouts most people would agree that this time science got it right. One of the best ways to stay above the waterline and continue breathing healthy lifeloving air is to wear a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) also known as a life jacket. A life jacket stays on duty no matter what you are doing, be it shing or talking with your pals, and even if you are suddenly disabled by an unforeseen medical emergency or an unplanned crash with something. A life jacket doesnâ€™t care, it will silently stay vigilant no matter what. All it asks is that you wear it at all times while on the water having fun or working on your boat. atâ€™s where we come in, the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Weâ€™re your neighbors. Weâ€™re community members dedicated to reminding you to be as safe as possible when you are having fun on the water. Or working on the water. We believe the science and know that life jackets save lives. With so many dierent sizes, styles, and colors available there is a life jacket that will t your budget, your activity, and your comfort. Weâ€™re sure of it. So, unless you are a genetically A brand new life jacket reminder sign being painted at the CR 40 Yankeetown boat ramp by members of the Yankeetown Coast Guard Auxiliary. Members painting are: (LtoR) Gary Barger, Diane Scheer, Gloria Goode, with Yankeetown Coast Guard Station Petty Ocer Chris Kohl and Flotilla Commander Leslie Moore. Life jackets save lives. This is yet another friendly reminder from your community Coast Guard Auxiliary members. Photo by Mike Moore, Public Aairs Ocer, Yankeetown Coast Guard Auxiliary.Joppa Lodge No. 4 Presents 2015 ScholarshipsOn Mon., May 4, Dixie County High School held its annual Scholarship Night. Over 60 scholarships were handed out with over $180,000 in scholarship monies presented. Joppa Lodge No. 4 presented a $625 Scholarship to Wendy Sanchez-Avalos and the Ladies of Joppa presented a $625 Scholarship to Shelbi McCall. We congratulate all the Seniors for their hard work and dedication and we are especially proud of Wendy and Shelbi. â€”submittedAMVETS Suwannee River Riders Chapter 422 Elects New Ocers For 2015/2016On Wed., May 6, AMVETS Suwannee River Riders Chapter 422 elected and installed its new ocers for the upcoming 2015-2016 year. Installed as its new President is Eric Daniels; 1st Vice Chairman-Mary Lee Layne; 2nd Vice Chairman-Guye Daniels; Treasurer-Pat Plemmons; Judge Advocate-Kenny Spillers; Sgt. at Arms-Marshall Watchinski; Toni Plemmons-Adjutant and Sandy Clark as Chaplain. Congratulations to all the new Ocers of AMVETS Riders Chapter 422. Pictured L-R: Pat Plemmons, Toni Plemmons, Eric Daniels, Lee Layne, Guye Daniels, Kenny Spillers, Marshall Watchinski and Sandy Clark. Lee Layne representing Ladies of Joppa and Shelbi McCall Larry Van Dyke representing Joppa Lodge No. 4 and Wendy Sanchez-Avalos By Terry Witt Senior Sta WriterStanding on the front lawn of Chieand City Hall last week, 40 members of local churches gathered to pray for the nation and its political leaders at every level of government. e National Day of Prayer event in Williston took place at Heritage Park at the same time Chieand residents met for prayer. ousands of communities across the nation gathered to ask for Godâ€™s blessings on the nation. Walter Turner of Lighthouse Word Church passed a cordless microphone to everyone holding hands in a circle at Chieand City Hall. Most of the participants oered a prayer. One prayer heard more than once was that the country of Israel be blessed with protection and that the United States demonstrates the will to support Israel and Jerusalem. One of the participants focused on abortion, noting that since the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision more than 55 million unborn babies have been â€œexterminatedâ€ by people who put their own selsh interests ahead of the childâ€™s. A woman prayed for parents, asking God to be with parents and inspire them to teach their children to love God and submit to his will. She also prayed for the nationâ€™s leaders as they make decisions for the country. One woman prayed that the United States remain a Christian nation. She prayed that the President would be a Christian â€œeven though he doesnâ€™t show it and doesnâ€™t support Israel.â€ Another participant prayed for the Holy Spirit to enter the nationâ€™s Capital and its governmental buildings â€œso freedom of religion will be preserved.â€ He prayed for schools and children, and that prayer return to public schools. Police Chief Robert Douglas said â€œWe rule and reign in Jesus name. If you are for us who can be against us.â€ He said every knee should bend and every tongue should proclaim â€œYou as Lord.â€ One of the nal participants prayed for a â€œspiritual awakening in the Church.â€ Turner closed by thanking everyone who participated. â€œWe need to get as many people in the family as we can because time is short,â€ he said. Carol Davis sang the old spiritual, â€œAmazing Graceâ€ to end the prayer event.National Day of Prayer Brings Christians Together Chieand residents form a circle holding hands as they bow for prayer. The event was part of the National Day of Prayer. Photo by Terry Witt.altered water breathing â€œhumishâ€ or â€œshmanâ€, we are going to try and remind you to always wear your life jacket when boating. Weâ€™ve even painted a â€œLife Jacket Zoneâ€ reminder at the boat ramp to help. And if you too like to help further the mission of the Coast Guard as a community member Auxiliarist, contact us. We always welcome people who want to make a dierence. Contact Yankeetown Flotilla Commander Leslie Moore at 352/586-9607 â€”submitted by Mike Moore, Public Aairs Ocer, Yankeetown Coast Guard Auxiliary
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