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Levy County journal

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Levy County journal
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Bronson, FL
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Levy Publishing, LLC, A.D. Andrews - Publisher
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United States -- Florida -- Levy -- Bronson
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Cf. Gregory, W. Amer. newspapers, 1937.:
Began May 1, 1928.
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Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 17 (Aug. 1, 1929).
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By Terry WittSenior Sta Writere Fowlers Blu Fire Station has experienced some of the same stang shortages as Yankeetown under the management of the Levy County Department of Public Safety. Promises by DPS Director David Knowles to provide full stang during the daytime hours at Fowlers Blu have been broken. e two best examples are a pair of recent wrecks along County Road 330 within the Fowler’s Blu re district. e Fowlers Blu Fire Department was dispatched but failed to respond to an airplane crash along County Road 330 on Aug. 17 and didn’t respond to a fatal car crash along County Road 330 on Sept. 20 that claimed the life of a young mother. Fire departments are called as rst responders to accident scenes. ey can render re aid or assist with extraction of crash victims before the ambulance arrives on the scene. In both instances, Knowles said there was no one working at the Fowlers Blu Fire Station on the day of the wrecks to provide coverage. Chieand Fire Rescue responded to the scene of both crashes. In a written response to a Journal inquiry, Knowles said the Department of Public Safety “makes every attempt to have a minimum of one (1) member assigned to each county re station for that 12 hour Knowles Edict Barring Press and Public from Fire Chiefs Meetings Draws Immediate RebukeBy Terry WittSenior Sta WriterLevy County Department of Public Safety Director David Knowles issued an order last week closing his monthly meetings with city re chiefs to the Press and members of the public, but his order triggered a boycott of the Oct. 1 meeting by two re chiefs who wanted a Journal reporter to continue covering the meetings. e Levy County Journal had been covering the meetings between Knowles and city re chiefs for months, but the Oct. 1 meeting, which was the rst to bar the public and Press, had scheduled discussions dealing with politically sensitive issues such as changing the formula for distribution of county re funding to city departments and changing city re district boundaries, as well as radio By Terry WittSenior Sta Writer e sponsor of a concert and mud bog at Bronson Speedway received county commission approval for a permit Tuesday and a reduced fee $2,730 to have a county ambulance and nontransport truck parked at the event. Commissioners also agreed to give Bronson Speedway the right to sell beer at one end of the race track property provided the beer drinkers don’t spill into the concert area where there may be children. e Country Music Fest/Mud Bog Races on Oct. 16 & 17 will include a country music concert on the ineld of the racetrack, magicians, fun for the kids and food and drink vendors, according to the county commission agenda. Levy County Department of Public Safety Director David Knowles proposed a total fee of $3,675 to provide one ambulance and a nontransport EMS truck for the two-day event. When concert promoter Robert Nichols, Jr. protested that the fee was too steep and he was being charged for hours the event wasn’t operating, Knowles oered to cut the fee for the non-transport truck in half, reducing the total fee to $2,730. In recent memory, there has never been such a public discussion at a county commission meeting about ambulance fees of this size for Chieand CAAA Needs Volunteers 6A Estate Sale and Jobs 7A Militarization of Police 5A Bronson Volleyball 1B Williston Football 1B Bronson Life Chain 8Bcontinued to page 8A continued to page 3A continued to page 8A continued to page 2A continued to page 8B continued to page 3A Royalty Crowned at Annual Williston Peanut FestivalBy Terry WittSenior Sta WriterEverything was coming up peanuts in Williston Saturday. ousands of people visited Heritage Park as part of the annual Williston Peanut Festival. Royalty was crowned at the festival. Alaina Funderburk was crowned the Peanut Queen and Garrett Richburg the Peanut King. Kelbie Lynn Peck was crowned the Baby Peanut Queen and Aaron Durden and Baby Peanut king. e rst runnerup for Baby Peanut Queen was Elaina Bouten and second runnerup Avery Jane Shaw. First runnerup for Baby Peanut King was Lian McCormick and second runnerup was Eli Alexander Schultz. By Terry WittSenior Sta WriterMost tourists who visit Cedar Key probably never see the booming clam industry that has developed on the island city, but it’s there and generating millions of dollars in farm revenue. Farmers in Cedar Key don’t plow the land or plant row crops. ey are aquaculture farmers who grow an underwater crop using the nutrient rich and clean waters near the island for their farm operations. Leslie Sturmer, shellsh aquaculture specialist at the Cedar Key Marine Field Station, spoke to the Chieand Rotary Club last week about the success of the clam industry in Cedar Key and its importance to the economy. Twenty years ago, when the state banned gillnet shing through a voter-approved statewide referendum, the shing industry in Cedar Key was decimated. Fishermen were left without a way to make a living. When the federal government oered to retrain sherman as clam farmers, many took advantage of the opportunity. A 2008 study concluded that the industry sold $19.9 million in wholesale clams, which generated an economic impact of $44.9 million in the region and 556 jobs were created. Sturmer said 1,500 acres of state-owned submerged lands are leased to clam farmers o Cedar Key. Of the 288 clam growers in the state, approximately 150 are located in Cedar Key. She said about 150 million clams are produced in the fertile waters o Cedar Key annually. e Inglis Triple Murder and Suicide Triggered by Marital Breakup By Terry WittSenior Sta Writerree people were murdered in Inglis last ursday when a man distressed over losing his wife went on a bloody rampage at his home near Town Hall and took his own life before investigators could arrest him. Sheri’s Lt. Scott Tummond said investigators entered the home after seeing Walter A. Tyson, 56, walk to a second story window and then vanish from sight. ey heard a gunshot and a loud thud, as though a body hit the oor. Investigators found the body of Tyson’s estranged wife of 30 years, Patricia Tyson, 54, lying in the kitchen. ey found Tyson on the oor of a second story bedroom. A 9mm pistol was lying near his body. A.380 caliber pistol was on his person. Scattered shell casing found on the front lawn and in the house indicated he red both weapons. Lying on the lawn of Tyson’s home, known as the “Old Mashburn House across the street from Town Hall,” were the bodies of Otis Ray Walter “Buzz” Terhune, patriot, Vietnam Veteran and Purple Heart recipient, was a hero and community xture in Inglis service agencies and politics. He died like he lived a hero and a man of integrity whose instinct to help others was more important than his own safety. Obituary on page 4BWalter “Buzz” Terhune was born in New Jersey to a military family on June 4, 1947. And he died a hero protecting the children of Inglis and Yankeetown on Oct. 1, 2015. Buzz, as he was fondly known, was a wounded Vietnam Veteran, serving our country proudly enduring three tours of duty, and leaving the Army with several Purple Hearts as a Second Lieutenant. He was a ercely patriotic man with a rich family history of service dating back to the American Revolution and forward. Buzz lived his life through example. He was involved in our community as a member of AmVets, VFW, e American Legion and a Lifetime Member of DAV. He was a regular xture at the Inglis Town Meetings and was involved with many of our Inglis and Yankeetown service groups helping in any way he could. A good steward of our community, Buzz was always ready to jump in and help make our towns better for everyone. He loved kids, especially his daughter Kendra, veterans, shing, nature, joking, his family and 30 year life partner, Rose Uzarski. If you asked Buzz how he was doing his favorite response was, “I'm not in jail, not in the hospital and not in a war zone I can't complain.” Local Patriot and Veteran Loses His Life Protecting Others Fowlers Blu Fire Department Fails to Reach Accident Scenes County Approves Mud Bog Concert with Beer Restrictions Aquaculture Specialist Tells Rotarians Clam Farming Big Industry in Cedar Key continued to page 8A

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2A J ail Media Report from 09/28/2015 to 10/04/2015 BAILEY, JAMES, 34, OF INGLIS, FL: DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED LICENSE. BARRS, JAMES FRANKLIN, 52, OF TRENTON, FL: FELONY WARRANT. BILLINGSLEY, GRIFFIN KAYLE, 40, OF CRAWFORDVILLE, FL: INTRODUCE INTO DETENTION FACILITY. BLATCHFORD, BOBBY, 30, OF OCALA, FL: UNOCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED; ORGANIZED. BRADFIELD, JOE LEE, 52, OF OCALA, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS; DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP HABITUAL OFFENDER. BREHM, JAMES EDWARD, 49, OF TRENTON, FL: TOUCH OR STRIKE. BROWNING, GERALD DAVID, 34, OF TRENTON, FL: FELONY WARRANT. BUCHANAN, ISAAC JOEL, 34, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: LEAVE SCENE OF CRASH INVOLVE DAMAGE TO PROP; DRIVE WHILE LIC SUSP 1ST OFF; BY SUDDEN SNATCHING WO FIREARM OR WEAPON. CLARK, CARLTON LEE, 53, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. COFIELD, AMANDA DORA, 27, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: TOUCH OR STRIKE; NOT MORE THAN 20 GRAMS. EDMUNDSON, SAMANTHA NADINE, 28, OF WILLISTON, FL: OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE. FUENTES-RODRIGUEZ, JOSE ALFREDO, 45, OF GAINESVILLE, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. HERTELENDY SR, JOSEPH THEODORE, 73, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: COHABITATION. HOLLAND, LAURA A, 48, OF MORRISTON, FL: Levy County Sheri’s Oce Arrest Report Levy County’s Most WantedPETIT THEFT 2ND DEGREE 1ST OFFENSE. HOLLOWAY, DARIAN NICOLE, 23, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: TOUCH OR STRIKE; OVER 200 DOLS UNDER 1000 DOLS; OCCUPIED DWELLING UNARMED. JORDAN, CONCEPCION MELENDEZ, 74, OF WILLISTON, FL: POSSESS COCAINE X 2; AND OR USE. LEDLOW, CORY ALAN, 23, OF GULF HAMMOCK, FL: POSSESS MARIJUANA OVER 20 GRAMS; AND OR USE. LIDDIC, MICHAEL J, 29, OF INGLIS, FL: TOUCH OR STRIKE. LITTLES, DERRELL DIANTE, 35, OF HAWTHORNE, FL: TOUCH OR STRIKE. PANGBURN, ROBERT JAMES, 44, OF PENSACOLA, FL: TOUCH OR STRIKE X 2; PETIT THEFT 1ST DEGREE 100 LESS 300 DOLS; DISORDER INTOX PUBLIC PLACE CAUSE DISTURBANCE. POBLINER, JARET SLOAN, 35, OF SPRING HILL, FL: PROPERTY NOT STRUCTURE OR CONVEY.CHRISTOPHER BOWERSGULFPORT, FL1 FTABOND AMOUNT $2,000 ROBERT FINKCHIEFLAND, FL VOP NO BONDCHRISTOPHER KINYONALACUHA, FL FTA BOND AMOUNT $2,000 BRADY TUNER BRONSON, FL VOP NO BOND LEAH WILKERSONBRONSON, FL VOP BOND AMOUNT 5,000 RAFF, DONALD WILLIAM, 39, OF PALM HARBOR, FL: DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. SMITH, URSULA J, 31, OF INGLIS, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF. WAGNER, EDDY LEE, 28, OF OCALA, FL: OBSTRUCT WO VIOLENCE. WIK, CHRISTIAN MICHAEL, 31, OF OCALA, FL: GRAND THEFT 300 LESS THAN 5K DOLS. WYMAN, MARLENE KAY, 56, OF CHIEFLAND, FL: PETIT THEFT FROM MERCHANT 2ND OFF.Of Levy County Call 1-877-349-Tips (8477) Correction e City of Chieand will be paying Chieand farmer Mark Graham $5,400 annually for the right to spread treated sludge on his farm elds, not the other way around. e Journal reported last week Graham was paying the city $5,400. e Journal regrets the error. Tammy Jones Supervisor of Elections 421 South Court Street, Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-5163 Potentially Ineligible Voters In accordance with F.S. 98.075, the names of the individuals listed below are potentially ineligible to be registered to vote. Any person whose name is listed below shall contact the Levy County Supervisor of Elections no later than 30 days after the date of this published notice to receive information regarding the basis for the potential ineligibility and the procedure to resolve the matter. Failure to respond within 30 days of the date of this notice may result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor of Elections and removal of the voter’s name from the statewide voter registration system. 122664630 Noah Bull III 12791 NE 101st Ct Archer, FL 32618 117627685 Edward Garcia 8790 NE 113th Ave Bronson, FL 32621 122611888 Kevin Patterson 217 N Pine St Bronson, FL 32621 If further assistance is needed, you may contact: Jordan Lindsey 352-486-5163, ext. 7 Pub.: October 8, 2015 Levy Animal ClinicM Th 7:30 a.m 6 p.m. Fri. 7:30 a.m 5 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m 1 p.m.352-528-4840505 Southwest 7th Street, Williston, FL Dr. Wade Bullock, DVMHouse Calls Available Quality Medicine Friendly Service Competitive Pricingwww.levyanimalclinic.com Woman Dies in Wreck along U.S. 27A A Bronson woman was killed in a one-car crash on U.S. 27A on Sept. 30 near Chieand. Jessica R. Perreault, 34, was driving west in the outside lane when she lost control of her 2002 Ford Explorer, left the road and collided with a tree. Her passenger, 15-year-old Janessa Taylor of Bronson, was taken to Shands Hospital. Perreault passed away at the scene. e Florida Highway Patrol investigated the wreck but had no information on the condition of the passenger.Knowles Edict Barring Press and Public from Fire Chiefs Meetings Draws Immediate Rebuke continued from page 1Acommunications, all involving controversy. “Someone is trying to hide something. I don’t like it one little bit,” said Cedar Key Fire Chief Robert Robinson, one of the chiefs who boycotted the Oct. 1 meeting when the Press and public were barred from attending. “I don’t know where this came from. We had no heads up until we received an email on the day of the meeting saying it was closed.” Williston Fire Chief Lamar Stegall, the other chief who boycotted the Oct. 1 chiefs meeting, said he served along with other city chiefs on the old re advisory board. He said the meetings were always open and in the Sunshine, but when Knowles took over as the DPS chief he disbanded the advisory board. He said now the same city chiefs must meet with Knowles behind closed doors. He said he doesn’t understand it. “My personal opinion is there is no reason to bar the media or the public from these meetings. I have nothing to hide,” Stegall said. County Commissioner Lilly Rooks said she told Knowles he shouldn’t be closing the meetings to the public and the Press. “I don’t see what’s wrong with the press being there anyway,” she said. She said Knowles didn’t respond to her comments. County Commission Chairman John Meeks said when Knowles asked him about closing the meetings, he told Knowles, “It isn’t my meeting. It’s your meeting.” Meeks added that he feels the meetings are not public. “It’s a meeting of re chiefs to discuss what they are doing,” Meeks said. “If that board did advise us it would be open to the public. It’s a sta meeting even though those re chiefs aren’t employed by the county.” Knowles does advise commissioners on issues related to city re departments. Meeks said it was mentioned to him that the re chiefs might experience “lockjaw,” and would be less likely to communicate freely than if the meeting was left open to the Press and public. Asked how that could be the case when two re chiefs boycotted last week’s re chiefs meeting because the Journal was being barred from attending, Meeks responded, “I don’t know. I won’t comment on that one way or another.” Knowles issued a written response on Oct. 1 to a voicemail question from the Journal asking why the meetings were being closed to the public. He responded by email that the county commission has directed him to work with municipal re chiefs “collaboratively toward the common goal of providing the best possible emergency response services to the residents and visitors of Levy County.” “e purpose of the Administrative Fire Chiefs meeting is to collaborate issues that involve the re departments and work on new policies, procedures and standardization to help form a bond between each other as department leaders to better serve the public. “With this in mind, the re department leaders need the opportunity to discuss multiple options, thoughts, etc. ese conversations could be misconstrued by the public or media and not accurately report the content of the discussions.” e Journal contacted the Florida Attorney General’s oce regarding the legality of closing the chiefs meeting, but Pat Gleason, special counsel for open government, said state law prohibits the Attorney General’s oce from giving opinions to private citizens. e oce can only issue legal advice to public entities such as the Levy County Commission. e county commission is not seeking a legal opinion on whether the re chiefs meeting should be open. Gleason said if both parties want to use a state mediation program, the Attorney General can issue an opinion on whether the chiefs meeting should be open. However, that possibility seems unlikely, since County Attorney Anne Brown no longer responds to Levy County Journal questions in writing, in person or over the telephone. IT PAYS TO ADVERTISEAnd there’s no better place than the Levy County Journal . Contact us today for advertising rates and monthly specials at advertising@levyjournal.com or call 352-486-2312 JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy County

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3A JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923call 352-486-2312 or email advertising@ levyjournal.com Levy County IT PAYS TO ADVERTISEAnd there’s no better place than the Levy County Journal . Contact us today for advertising rates and monthly specials at advertising@ levyjournal.com or call 352-486-2312 JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy County Baby Peanut King Aaron Durden poses for his photograph as Baby Peanut Queen Kelbie Lynn Peck holds her trophy and looks up at Aaron. Photo by Terry Witt. Garrett Richburg, the 2015-16 Peanut King, stands next to one of the most photographed gures at the festival, Mr. Peanut carrying a sign that says, "I will work for peanuts." Photo by Terry Witt. This miniature replica of an old fashioned steam locomotive equipped with a cow and gator catcher was exhibited by Dan Haas. Photo by Terry Witt. Joe Horner dips into a pot of boiled peanuts. He represented Steve's Famous Peanuts. Mr. Peanut stands next to the traveling Nut Mobile at the Williston Peanut Festival. The traveling exhibit is sponsored by Planters Peanuts. Photo by Terry Witt. The Space Walk of the Nature Coast was a favorite "ride" at the Williston Peanut Festival. Children lined up to take their turn. Mr. Peanut locks hands with the Clover Squares square dance group for a nal bow after a short dance. Photo by Terry Witt. Alaina Funderburk, the 2015-16 Peanut Queen, poses for her royal photograph. Photo by Terry Witt.First runnerup for Peanut Queen was McKinley Brooke Peck and second runnerup was Amiriah Faith Grimes. Garrett Richburg was the only Peanut King contestant. ere were 102 exhibitors at the festivals, but some of the exhibitors had multiple tents. Early in the morning, the Purple Pinkie 5K Run took place in support of International Rotary’s eort to eradicate polio from the earth. e Mr. Peanut exhibit proved popular. e traveling Nutmobile and Mr. Peanut personality were sponsored by Planters Peanuts. e next stop for the Nutmobile was Tampa. e sta called themselves Pnutters. Julie Helegeson said it’s not exactly what she expected as her rst job out of college, but she enjoyed meeting people on the road. Her Pnutter name is Peanut Butter & Julie. ‘We’re all about puns,” she said. “We go a little nuts with puns.” e story Mr. Peanut tells is that he is visiting various cities as part of his Bucket List, doing things he always wanted to do. He danced with the Clover Squares square dance group at the Williston Peanut Festival. After Tampa Bay, Mr. Peanut was headed for Suolk, Va. in the Nutmobile.Royalty Crowned at Annual Williston Peanut Festival continued from page 1AAnnual Williston Peanut Festival Fowlers Blu Fire Department Fails to Reach Accident Scenes continued from page 1A shift” from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. He said DPS tries to have coverage by volunteer reghters after the daylight hours. He said coverage for county-operated re stations is typically provided by part-time sta. He said “assignment vacancies” that are not led by part time sta within a 24 hour shift are open to qualied fulltime sta who can earn overtime. “Although we practice active recruiting throughout the county, due to our rural setting and elderly population density, the desired coverage is not always possible,” he wrote. “We have mutual and automatic aid agreements with surrounding departments to help overcome these circumstances. On August 17 and Sept. 20, 2015 there was no one available to provide coverage at LCDPS Station 6 (Fowlers Blu). e next closest station was dispatched.” Only Chieand Fire Rescue responded to both wrecks. Yankeetown is giving serious consideration to closing out its contract with DPS for re services and working out a cooperative agreement with neighboring Inglis for re services. Yankeetown ocials said Knowles promised to have two reghters working at the Yankeetown station every day, but he hasn’t provided full stang as promised.

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4A Friends and Patriots,We need to Support Our Local Police and Keep em Independent of federal control and intervention. One of the oldest programs of e John Birch Society is the Support Your Local Police and Keep em Independent campaign. Back in the 1960s e John Birch Society recognized the dangers of a national police force and prevented the establishment of a citizen review board of the New York City Police Department. Currently there is an ongoing eort to usurp local control of our sheri and police departments. By creating pressure from below (riots) and pressure from above, (federal oversight and intervention) we are witnessing a transfer of control from our local police department to central management by the federal government. ese nationally publicized riots are being funded from behind the scenes and the rioters are transported from city to city, creating the appearance of a local grassroots concern. What you are seeing presented by the controlled media is no accident and all despotic governments must have a national police department in order to achieve total control. If this is allowed, we will experience many good and patriotic American Citizens being arrested and detained indenitely by this federal monster. If you doubt me, take a quick look at the history of despotism. First and Fourth Amendment rights are completely ignored and this will only get worse if we allow this to continue. e founders of our Republic created a weak central government with limited enumerated powers and checks and balances, leaving the majority of the power to the sovereign states. Domestic issues were clearly left under the authority of the states as made clear by James Madison in e Federalist #45 and in the Ninth and Tenth Amendments of our Bill of Rights, a.k.a. limitations of federal authority. Our local sheris and police departments role is to maintain peace, protect our freedoms and to protect us from federal interventions. Yet with federal bribes, military equipment transfers, and unconstitutional dictates from federal judges we are experiencing the transfer of power to the national government. While dozens of federal agencies have their own SWAT teams, that is not enough for those that wish to impose tyranny. To create a national police force might attract unwanted attention from congress, so the deception lies in the commandeering of our local departments. Using the tactic of “Divide and Conquer” and “orchestrated crisis” many uninformed citizens do not recognize this transfer of power and out of fear will do anything for security. Additionally people have been led to believe that only the Letter to the Editor LEVY PUBLISHING, LLCThe Levy County Journal is published every Thursday by Levy Publishing, LLC 440 S. Court St., Bronson, FL. 32621. Periodicals postage paid at Bronson, FL. (USPS 310-780).POSTMASTER:Send address changes to:Levy County Journal P.O. Box 159 Bronson, FL 32621-0159CONTACT INFORMATION:A.D. Andrews – Publisher Linda Cooper – General Manager Kathy Hilliard – CopyEditor Terry Witt – Senior Staff Writer Christina Cozart – Ad Design/ Graphics/Layout editor@levyjournal.com advertising@levyjournal.com legals@levyjournal.comBronson: (352) 486-2312 Fax: (352) 486-5042Reproduction of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. The paper cannot be responsible for any unsolicited manuscripts or photographs. The publisher’s liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error. Deadline for all news and advertising copy deadline is noon Friday. LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL Your Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923continued to page 5A Editor’s Note: Be forewarned that the following opinion is graphic and unfortunately contains raw truth. Please read accordinglyMichele MalkinCreators Syndicate“I’d say a lot of people want liver.” e propagandists of Planned Parenthood don’t want you to remember that earlier this summer the group apologized for the “tone” of one of its top ocials, Deborah Nucatola, who casually hawked unborn baby parts to undercover journalists from the Center for Medical Progress as she swilled wine and chomped on a salad. Not long after confessing that the “tone” of their butchers might cause oense, another top Planned Parenthood tracker, Mary Gatter, joked about scoring a luxury car after haggling over $75 baby-organ price tags. “I want a Lamborghini.” “You know, in negotiations, whoever throws out the gure rst is at a loss, right?” Gatter nattered on. “I just don’t want to lowball.” Yet another Planned Parenthood death doc, Savita Ginde, shared her own prot-maximizing opinion with CMP’s undercover team, insisting: “I think a per-item thing works a little better, just because we can see how much we can get out of it.” As Ginde poked through dishes of her bloodied products, she ghoulishly joked about what “it” is. Or rather, was: “It’s a baby.” Ten lengthy, damning videos later, the billion-dollar abortion giant is in full-blown whitewash mode -and its bloodstained accomplices in the liberal media are out in force with their paint rollers. “e outrageous accusations leveled against Planned Parenthood based on heavily doctored videos are oensive and categorically untrue,” Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards hued and pued on Capitol Hill ursday. Rolling Stone, last seen retracting its fraudulent report on the rape that didn’t happen at the University of Virginia, published a screed from abortion zealot Amanda Marcotte decrying “deceptively edited video.” Vox.com’s Sarah Kli called descriptions of one of the most gruesome clips CMP released “pure ction” -and then grudgingly linked to the video after being called out on social media. “NBC Nightly News,” the former home of disgraced lying liar Brian Williams, cited “several” unnamed “fact checkers” to refute GOP 2016 candidate Carly Fiorina’s graphic and accurate descriptions of the videos -which are available for anyone interested in viewing the truth on CMP’s YouTube channel. e professional mainstream media doctors have some nerve complaining about “edited” content and manufactured narratives. It is, and always has been, their bread and butter. Take NBC. Reminder: is is the network that surreptitiously rigged GM pickup trucks in staged crash tests in 1993 to show that the vehicles were unsafe -and failed to inform viewers that the simulations used incendiary devices to ignite the explosions. Jane Pauley admitted in a nationally televised apology that “NBC’s contractors did put incendiary devices under the trucks to ensure there would be a re if gasoline were released from the gas tank. NBC personnel knew this before we aired the program, but the public was not informed because consultants at the scene told us the devices did not start the re.” NBC is also the home of phony Islamophobia stings at NASCAR races and “To Catch a Predator” hidden camera sting operations. ABC News’ “Primetime Live” adopted similar tactics in Alabama and Texas. CBS is the network that attempted to pass o fake National Guard memos to bring down George W. Bush. Sound bites, broadcast packages, cut pieces. Every day in elite American journalism is an exercise in slicing and dicing to t the left-wing agenda. “Professional” journalists view undercover work as a noble enterprise for the public and national interests -but only if it serves and reinforces their partisan and political worldviews. e vehement campaign by both the baby butchers of Planned Parenthood and the media butchers of the Fourth Estate to discredit the work of the Center for Medical Progress makes undeniably and indelibly clear: Pro-life journalists have struck a nerve. Like the innocent victims in the dozens of hours of barbaric footage available to anyone willing to open their eyes, the truth-tellers must be destroyed.Michelle Malkin is author of the new book “Who Built at: Awe-Inspiring Stories of American Tinkerpreneurs.” Her email address is malkinblog@gmail.com. COPYRIGHT 2015 CREATORS.COM OPINION Thomas SowellCreators SyndicateOne of the secrets of successful magicians on stage is directing the audience’s attention to something that is attractive or distracting, but irrelevant to what is actually being done. at is also the secret of successful political charlatans. Consider the message directed at business owners by Senator Elizabeth Warren and President Barack Obama -“You didn’t build that!” Assuming for the sake of argument that a man who owns a business simply inherited it from his father, what follows? at politicians can use the inherited resources better than the heir? Such a sweeping assumption has neither logic nor evidence behind it -but rhetoric doesn’t have to have logic or evidence to be politically eective. e conclusion is insinuated, rather than spelled out, so it is less likely to be scrutinized. Moreover, attention is directed toward the undeserved good fortune of the heir, and away from the crucial question as to whether society will in fact be better o if politicians take over more of either the management or the earnings of the business. e question of politicians’ track record in managing economic activities vanishes into thin air, just as other things vanish into thin air by a magician’s sleight of hand on stage. Another of the magic feats of political rhetoric in our time is to blame “a legacy of slavery” for problems in the black community today. e repulsiveness of slavery immediately seizes our attention, just as eectively as the attractiveness of a magician’s scantily clad female assistant or the distraction of a ash of light or a loud noise on stage. Here again, rhetoric distracts attention from questions about logic or evidence. e “legacy of slavery” argument is not just a convenient excuse for bad behavior, it allows politicians to escape responsibility for the consequences of the government policies they imposed. Although the left likes to argue as if there was a stagnant world to which they added the magic ingredient of “change” in the 1960s, in reality there were many positive trends in the 1950s, which reversed and became negative trends in the 1960s. Not only was the poverty rate going down, so was the rate of dependence on government to stay out of poverty. Teenage pregnancy rates were falling, and so were rates of venereal diseases like syphilis and gonorrhea. Homicide rates among non-white males fell 22 percent in the 1950s. In the wake of the massive expansion of the welfare state in the 1960s “war on poverty” program -with the repeatedly announced goal of enabling people to become self-supporting and end their dependence on government -in fact dependence on government increased and is today far higher than when the 1960s began. e declining rates of teenage pregnancy and venereal diseases in the 1950s both reversed and rose sharply in the wake of the 1960s “sexual revolution” ideas, introduced into schools under the guise of “sex education,” which claimed to be able to reduce teenage pregnancy and venereal diseases. Black labor force participation rates, which had been higher than white labor force participation rates in every census from 1890 to 1960, fell below white labor force participation rates by 1972 and the gap has widened since then. Homicide rates among nonwhite males reversed their decline in the 1950s and soared by 75 percent during the 1960s. None of this was a “legacy of slavery,” which ended a century earlier. But slavery became the rhetorical distraction for the political magicians’ trick of making their own responsibility for social degeneration vanish into thin air by sleight of hand. Political charlatans are not the whole story of our social degeneracy on many fronts. “We the people” must accept our own share of the blame because we voted these charlatans into oce, and went along with their ever-increasing power over our lives. When it came to charlatans taking ever larger amounts of our own money to nance ever more big government programs, we stood still like sheep waiting to be sheared. We remained as meek as sheep when they turned schools into places to propagandize our children to grow up accepting more of the same. All the while we had the power to vote them out. But we couldn’t be bothered to look beyond their magic words. Even now, many are too absorbed in their electronic devices to know or care.omas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. His website is www.tsowell.com. To nd out more about omas Sowell and read features by other Creators Syndicate columnists and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.COPYRIGHT 2015 CREATORS.COM Charlatans and Sheep: Part IISupport Our Local Police and Keep Them IndependentThe Baby Butchers and Their Media Butchers

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5A Arose Auntie Crept Cross Curly Dates Defeat Distinctly Enable Fences Final Flows German Giant Grows Image Imitate Income Issued Knees Knock Lakes Lasts Limit Local Meter Metre Midst Monday Noses Orders Quacks Reason Requirements Sauces Sight Snack Squirt Stair Steal Style Sux Supervising Tanks Teach Tennis Tents umb Timber Tough Word Search Upset Vividfederal government can do the job. is is a very dangerous trend. A local policeman lives, worships, dines and recreates with the citizens. An out of town federal agent has no connection to the citizens and will act in total compliance with his federal master. Realize that local police can be moved into areas of created need when necessary and where they have no connections with the people that will be oppressed with unrestrained power. Plutarch stated that “ No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.” Country Side Baptist Church held a presentation by James Fitzgerald on this subject last Monday. Fitzgeral was a former plainclothes detective in tough Neward, NJ and is currently National Director of Field Activities for the John Birch Society. Since it is too late to attend you can contack Lloyd Bailey at lwb@atlantic.net for more information.Lloyd BaileyJohn Birch Society Chapter Leader Gainesville, FLElections and the Christians continued from page 4A Rubio Continues Fight to Save Taxpayers from Bailing Out ObamaCare Insurance LosesBelow is information on the legislative action taken by Senator Marco Rubio to stop the bailout train of this administration from chugging the American taxpayer down the track of bailing out insurance companies experiencing losses due to the Aordable Care Act a/k/a ObamaCare. ObamaCare promised those who went along for the ride a “risk corridor” supposedly funded by the prots from one exchange bailing out the losses from another exchange to help the loser from the redistributed prots of the winner. Only problem is what if they all suer the inevitable loses from the covered risks? Sen. Rubio found that section 1342 of the Aordable Care Act a/k/a ObamaCare allowed for taxpayer help at this point in the ‘risk corridor’ and introduced the legislation to repeal this section to make the resolution of the shortage “budget neutral” which means not funded by taxpayer dollars and requiring the ObamaCare promoters to return to the constitutional Congress to open the purse of taxpayer dollars to fund, or keep the purse closed. Sen. Rubio has carried on this legislation to keep it current. Kathy Hilliard EditorRubio Saves Taxpayers over $2.5 Billion in Obamacare Bailout Funds, Calls for Taking Option O the Table For GoodWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (RFL) issued the following statement regarding last night’s Obama Administration announcement conrming that his eorts against taxpayer-funded bailouts of health insurance companies under ObamaCare succeeded in saving taxpayers over $2.5 billion this past year: “American taxpayers have prevailed for now over ObamaCare’s crony capitalist bailout program. Taxpayers should never have to bail out health insurance companies that lose money under ObamaCare, and now we need to take that option o the table for good by passing my legislation to repeal the risk corridor provision in ObamaCare once and for all. “e risk corridor provision was passed within ObamaCare under the broken promises of lower health insurance premiums and Americans being able to keep their health insurance plans. ObamaCare is a massively awed law with a real impact that has destroyed health insurance in America, and it needs to be repealed and replaced.”• Under ObamaCare, health insurance companies that lose money can seek taxpayer funds to cover their losses.Palm Beach Post: “If an insurance company’s medical claims exceed anticipated costs, a federal ‘risk-corridor’ program reimburses a share of those costs. It’s a lesser-known piece of Obamacare intended to cushion risks for insurers between now and 2016 as companies adapt to sweeping healthcare changes.” (“Florida Blue chief: GOP attacks on insurance ‘bailout’ unfair,” Palm Beach Post, 8/14/2014) [http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/news/orida-bluechief-gop-attacks-on-insurance-bailou/ng6xz/]• Health insurance companies immediately criticized the shortfall in bailout funding.Politico Pro: “Insurers are criticizing today’s announcement by the Obama administration that they’ll receive just $362 million out of $2.9 billion in requested risk corridors payments for 2014 e health law requires that insurers will eventually receive their requested payments. But it’s unclear where the funds will come from to fully pay for it. A budget deal reached last year requires the program to be budget neutral. e risk corridor program was designed to protect insurers entering the Obamacare exchanges.” (“Insurers criticize HHS decision to pay out a fraction of requested risk corridor payments”, Politico Pro, 10/1/2015)• e Obama Administration was unable to pay the remaining $2.5 billion because of a provision which U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) fought to include in the December 2014 omnibus spending bill passed by Congress, which forced the risk corridor program to be revenue neutral – in other words, not funded by taxpayers. • Rubio was the rst to identify the likelihood of a taxpayer-funded bailout of health insurance companies under ObamaCare in November 2013, when he introduced legislation to repeal it. (“Rubio Introduces Bill Preventing Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts Of Insurance Companies Under ObamaCare,” Press Release, 11/19/2014) [http://www.rubio.senate.gov/ public/index.cfm/press-releases?ID=64576752-410641a2-9c50-f0cf0c5cc3c7]In February 2014, Rubio testied before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the danger of taxpayers having to bail out health insurance companies under ObamaCare. Video & Transcript [http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/ index.cfm/press-releases?ID=15aa6f57-e03a-43c3-a79ae2e43d691c04] In the current Congress, Rubio’s rst bill introduced would eliminate taxpayer-funded bailouts of ObamaCare for good. (“Rubio Introduces Bill Preventing Taxpayer-Funded Bailouts Of Insurance Companies Under ObamaCare,” Press Release, 1/8/2015 – see below) Feb. 8, 2015 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today (1/8/15) introduced e ObamaCare Taxpayer Bailout Prevention Act, a bill that would eliminate a provision of ObamaCare that allows for taxpayer-funded bailouts of insurance companies at the Obama Administration’s sole discretion. is is the rst piece of legislation introduced by Rubio in the 114th Congress. e bill would repeal section 1342 of ObamaCare, which establishes a risk corridor program to distribute money from exchange plans that earned prots to exchange plans that suered losses. However, the risk corridor program was not designed to be budget neutral, and section 1342 of ObamaCare puts the American taxpayer at risk of a taxpayer bailout if insurers systematically lose money on exchange plans. By repealing Section 1342, the legislation would force the administration to come back to Congress to request appropriations to cover any losses in the program. Federal Militarization of Police Blocked by Montana Law Written by: Tim BrownOctober 1, 2015, for sonsoibertymedia.comursday is the day that a Montana law went into eect and will greatly diminish federal programs that seek to militarize local police of the state. HB330, [https://legiscan.com/MT/bill/HB330/2015] introduced by Rep. Nicholas Schwaderer (R-Superior), bans receiving of signicant classes of military equipment (weaponized drones, combat aircraft, grenades, grenade launchers, silencers and militarized armored vehicles) from the Pentagon’s “1033 Program” by state and local law enforcement. e bill, which passed 46-1 in the state Senate and 79-20 in the state House, was signed into law by Governor Steve Bullock in April. “I’m incredibly pleased. In the latter part of the session you see so much partisanship so it’s heartening to see that both Democrats and Republicans could get behind it,” Schwaderer had previously stated. “It’s no lightweight bill. It substantially changes policy in a way that strengthens the civil liberties of Montanans.” “is foundation sets a massive precedent in Montana and the country as to what kind of society we want to have,” Schwaderer added. “If you get to the point where you need a grenade launcher, we’ve got the National Guard.” e Tenth Amendment Center also points out that the bill, “closes this loophole by banning law enforcement agencies from purchasing such military equipment with federal grants. ey could continue to purchase them, but would have to use state or local funds, and the agencies would have to give public notice within 14 days of a request for any such local purchase.” e growing ties of federal ties to militarization of local police without any real need to do so is alarming. Last year, in the wake of the Ferguson riots, e Guardian reported: Billions of federal dollars have been spent since September 11 on purchasing modern and often military-grade equipment for state and local police. But there is little that limits the use of that hardware to counter-terrorism purposes, and oversight of the spending is dicult, according to federal sources and documents reviewed by the Guardian. In the wake of the Ferguson protests, much attention has gone to the Department of Defense’s program to supply surplus military equipment to police. But that program is eclipsed in size and scope by grant money from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which enables purchases of similar “tactical” equipment. Under existing federal requirements, police departments and state law enforcement agencies do not need to spend much of that money on preventing terrorism or preparing for disaster relief. e Guardian then added, “During the current scal year, DHS plans to award $1.6bn in grant money for state, local and tribal agencies, mostly to aid them with counterterrorism, border security and disaster preparedness, it announced last month. By contrast, the Defense Department’s “1033” program to transfer surplus military gear gave out less than $500m worth of equipment in scal 2013.” While some will claim that this is necessary for police to “do their jobs” and that it would normally cost the states to buy this equipment, people must begin to think for themselves and ask, does our local police force actually need a military vehicle on American streets? Are we really at war and need MRAPs or Bearcats? I think not. In fact, one Washington Sheri’s deputy has claimed that they need such vehicles to deal with “constitutionalists.” And a school district in San Diego even has an MRAP! What on earth are they preparing for from students? None of this is necessary. As the feds attempt to militarize the local police, they are doing everything they can to disarm the American people in clear violation of the Second Amendment. As retired Marine Col. Peter Matino told his city council back in 2013, “Is everybody blind? (e US) is building a domestic army!” I agree, and I’m glad to see that Montana is leading the way against the tyranny. Now, perhaps other states will take the same measures. Editor’s Notes: During Obama’s campaign tour in 2008 he stated: continued to page 6A

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6A Oct. 5, 2015 Oct. 6, 2015 Oct. 7, 2015 Oct. 8, 2015 Oct. 9, 2015Roasted Chicken with Orange Sauce Salisbury Steak Gravy Brown Rice Roll Baby Carrots w/ Ranch Dressing Green Beans Pineapple Tidbits Sliced Peaches Cheese Sauce with Ground Beef Nachos Chicken & Cheddar Wrap Salsa Broccoli Corn Craisins, strawberry Applesauce Macaroni & Cheese Roll Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich 2 pack Baby Carrots w/ Ranch Dressing House Salad Apple 100% Fruit Juice, assorted Beef Patty Breaded Chicken Patty Bun, Burger Lettuce & Pickle Potato Wedges Baked Beans Raisels Strawberries & Cream Bread Sticks Stued w/ Mozzarella Cheese Marinara Sauce Corndog on a stick Baby Carrots w/ Ranch Dressing House Salad Orange Ridgeeld’s SidekicksOct. 12, 2015 Oct. 13, 2015 Oct. 14, 2015 Oct. 15, 2015 Oct. 16, 2015Chicken Tenders Plain Fish Nuggets Gravy Brown Mashed Potatoes Green Beans Pineapple Tidbits Sliced Peaches Beef in Tomato Sauce Chicken in Alfredo Sauce Penne Rigati Roll Broccoli Corn Craisins, strawberry Applesauce Ham & Cheese Sandwich Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Yogurt, assorted Baby Carrots w/ Ranch Dressing House Salad Apple Slices100% Fruit Juice, assortedPork Patty in BBQ Sauce Chicken Burger Bun, Burger Lettuce & Pickle Sweet Potato Wedges Baked Beans Raisels Strawberries & Cream Pizza Bean & Cheese Burrito Baby Carrots w/ Ranch Dressing House Salad Orange 100% Fruit Juice, assortedIn accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the base of race, color ,nationsl orgin, sex, age, or disablity.LEVY COUNTY SCHOOLS LUNCH MENU 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 "We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." [http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/08/retired-marinecol-pete-martino-to-city-council-on-purchase-of-armoredvehicle-for-police-is-everybody-blind-the-us-is-building-adomestic-army/] Retired Marine Col. Peter Matino also said this after explaining what it was like and how un-equipped his Marine corp was in Fallujah at times but how over equipped Homeland Security is: “What's happening here is we're building a domestic military because it's unlawful and unconstitutional to use American troops on American soil. So what we're doing is building a military.” [http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/08/retired-marinecol-pete-martino-to-city-council-on-purchase-of-armoredvehicle-for-police-is-everybody-blind-the-us-is-building-adomestic-army/]Some Candidates on Gun ControlBen Carson wrote in his book, A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties: “Only law-abiding citizens are aected by legislation imposing gun control,” Carson writes in the book. “e criminals don’t care what the law says, which is why they are criminals. Conscating the guns of American citizens would violate the Constitution as well as rendering the citizenry vulnerable to criminals and tyrants.” He also argues in the book that rearms should be not restricted because “our founders recognized that ‘we the People’ could represent a signicant ghting force if necessary to repel an invasion by foreign forces. ey also knew that an armed population would discourage government overreach.”Hillary ClintonOn the campaign trail in Manchester, N.H. Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton threatened to use unilateral implementation of a new gun control plan if Congress did not pass one of her platform measures to repeal the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.” is act protects gun manufacturers and dealers from negligence when a rearm is used in an act of violence and was passed in 2005, then signed into law by then President George W. Bush. Speaking on this law Clinton said “if Congress won’t act,” she will take “administrative action to close the gun show and internet sales loophole” and require anyone selling a signicant number of guns be deemed “in the business” of selling rearms and be required to adhere to the same federal laws as licensed dealers. is could be the same as a car dealer who sells a car to a buyer who kills someone with the car and holding the car dealer responsible for the death; or a knife salesperson being held responsible for the death of someone killed by the purchaser of that knife; and so on. e real problem with this part of Clinton’s remarks on gun control is the inference to following in the footsteps of Obama by running this country by executive order rather than by the Constitution. It appears the disease of “dictatorship” is contagious. We can all agree that our children need protection but that gun in Oregon did not get up on its own and kill innocent lives. e Clinton gun control agenda covers many other items also. at is something you should read about or listen to. So while the government arms up, Clinton wants to make sure that “we the people” are disarmed.Kathy Hilliard, EditorFederal Militarization of Police Blocked by Montana Law continued from page 5A e Chieand Area Athletic Association is very proud to announce the 14th Annual Fall Festival for the children and adults of the surrounding area. e Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 31 at Strickland Park. Please, please help! C.A.A.A. will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12 in the board room at Strickland Park for the upcoming Fall Festival. If you can help or would like to contribute door prizes, or just want to get involved, the community is invited. We take pride in this endeavor for our community. In the past, we have made it possible to furnish a safe surrounding, costume contests and free door prizes that are donated by our sponsors. e carnival is provided to our community to help the children and others who may not want to or who may not have the funds to oer the children trick or treat candy. Games and entertainment is always a must. Our local high school also encourages the teenagers to use this opportunity for community service for Bright Future Scholarships. As many of you know, C.A.A.A is a non-prot organization that helps develop children and entertains adults. C.A.A.A. is not only for children. We provide a service to Chieand and the surrounding area. We are very proud to work with the City of Chieand as their ocial league. At this time, we provide an adult co-ed softball league, church leagues softball, youth football, youth baseball, youth softball, basketball, football, cheerleading and soccer. C.A.A.A. is run by volunteers. ese volunteers organize, manage, serve and donate hours and hours of time, along with their best eorts to help our community. Wayne Weatherford and Myron Watson are our veteran board members. As most know, Myron Watson has terminal cancer and Wayne has had numerous health problems. C.A.A.A board members have experienced a huge year of setbacks. Most would not know, and some would wonder. Chieand has always been an example to other communities. We have developed programs that others have molded their volunteer programs after. C.A.A.A is very proud of our accomplishments. We always have encouraged and desperately need new members. is letter is not only to ask for your help, but to please get involved in your community. I have lived in Chieand all my life. Our activities have come a long way. But, we continue to need parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts and just about anyone living in the community. is could be a blessing for a child; maybe a child that needs a second parent or a role model. Where would you be today if someone hadn’t believed in you or if someone hadn’t taken that extra hour on a weekend to make a dierence? is may sound silly or clich, but I plead with you one on one. I would say, “Can you please help?” If you know me, you would know I bleed Chieand. I’m still here today – almost 25 years later. My children grew up in C.A.A.A. and now have moved on, but I am still here. I have seen many people come and go, many board members that have spent hours and hours, sometimes 20 to 30 hours a week. If you ask most people, they think this is a job. Our children will only be as good as we help mold them and teach them through athletics, sportsmanship, socialization – how to win, how to lose and dedication. We do make a dierence. Over the years, I have written many articles about our C.A.A.A. Many times people will pass this message on, and some will ignore this article. I pray and hope this will reach out and help others to know this is a very serious situation that C.A.A.A. is faced with. At this time, Ryan Hinote, Michelle Mitchell, Kim Byrd, Jennifer Stewart (Cedar Key representative), Russell Hinote, Myron Watson and myself, Wayne Weatherford, are the current members. Marissa DeHaven has volunteered to take over the soccer program. She has started sign-ups for the 2015 soccer season. As you can guess, I am very passionate about C.A.A.A. along with the other members. Myron has recently stepped down. My health is much improved. Myron will be missed and never forgotten! Many young men and woman who have come in contact with him still remember his dedication and personality. Myron has received visits and phone calls from many and is remaining strong. Please get involved. Remember everyone can help. Your time or monetary contributions, or any other contribution could be used. Our children will greatly benet. Please take part in the Oct. 12 meeting regarding the Fall Festival. It would be greatly appreciated. ank you, Wayne Weatherford, Chieand Area Athletics Association President P.O. Box 1844 Chieand, Florida 32644 Chieand C.A.A.A. Appeals for Volunteers as Fall Festival Approaches

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7A Last week’s Sudoku 115 NOTICES 115 NOTICES 115 NOTICES 135 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 310 HOME FOR RENT 500 FOR SALE ClassifiedsDeadline: Friday, noon Journal Your Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy County100 Miscellaneous 110 Lost & Found 115 Notices 125 Services 126 Business Opportunities 130 FREE 135 Volunteer Opportunity 140 Announcements 145 Entertainment 150 Musical Instruments 155 Schools & Instruction 200 Employment 210 Help Wanted Full Time 240 Help Wanted Part Time 245 Work Wanted 300 Rentals 305 Apartments for Rent 310 Houses for Rent 315 Mobile Homes for Rent 320 RV Rental Lots 325 Vacation Rentals 330 Commercial Property for Rent 340 Rooms for Rent 345 Wanted to Rent 400 Real Estate 405 Condos Apartments for Sale 410 Houses for Sale 415 Mobile Homes for Sale 435 Commercial Property for Sale 440 Vacant Land for Sale 445 Wanted to Buy 500 For Sale 505 Antiques 510 Auctions 515 Yard Sale 520 Building Materials 525 Appliances 526 Furniture 530 Guns 535 Pets & Animals 540 LiveStock 545 Good Things to Eat 550 Farm Products 555 Automobiles 556 Trucks 560 Estate Sale 570 Swap, Barter or Trade 600 Recreation 605 Boat & Marine 610 Campers, RVs & Trailers 615 Motorcycles & ATVs 700 Farm 705 Farm Equipment 900 Legal Notices Sudokue answers for this week’s sudoku puzzle will appear in next week’s issue. This week’s answers.ADVERTISER NOTICE — 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 – 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. 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8A Log Cabin Quilterse Log Cabin Quilters met ursday, Oct 1, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. Several visitors donated books, magazines and fabric which we really are thankful that they thought of us. We’re planning the next project for the quilt frame. Friday night, our bowtie made its television debut on Channel 20. It was great to hear “Levy County Quilt Museum” mentioned many times on air. Now if several people will come out to visit, we would be very happy. Saturday, we were at Dudley Farms State Park for Quilt Turning Day. Old quilts can give us a glimpse of the past with the various fabrics and patterns. Old quilts were not just pretty, they were necessary for warmth. Seeing old friends and making new friends just made our day Saturday, Oct 10th we’ll be entering in Scarecrow City contest. Come by and see our display. It looks like the weather will be great for sitting on the porch. We should have a couple of months of sitting on the porch weather so come on out for a visit. Evelyn is working on a small Christmas quilt. Horses, anyone. Ailien brought in this quit top. OFFICE OFTammy Jones Levy County Supervisor of Elections 421 South Court Street Bronson, Fl. 32621 www.votelevy.comCandidate University Levy County Supervisor of Elections will hold Candidate University on November 19, 2015. The class is for anyone interested in running for public available: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 421 South Court Street Bronson, FL 32621 Candidate University consists of a three-hour cirriculum focused on the fundamentals of becoming and being a candidate. Participants will be petitions and qualifying. Campaign pitfalls will also be discussed as well as audits, recounts and contest of elections. All participants will receive com to register. Subscribe!$25/year in Levy County $30/year in Florida $35/year Outside FloridaJournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email advertising@levyjournal.com Inglis Triple Murder and Suicide Triggered by Marital Breakup continued from page 1A Bean, Jr., 53, and good Samaritan Walter Scott “ Buzz” Terhune, 68, said investigators. Terhune, Bean and Patricia Tyson were shot by Walter Tyson. “at’s the most violence and the deadliest crime scene I have worked. e shooting at Crab Fest compares with it,” Tummond said. Investigators are still trying to piece together what happened and in what sequence. ey know Terhune was an innocent bystander. ey know that Bean had a relationship with Patricia Tyson, but they don’t know the nature of the relationship or if it was romantic in nature. Terhune, a retired Vietnam veteran who served three tours of duty, was in a passenger vehicle parked at the nearby Capital City Bank ATM when shots rang out. He could see children on playground in the area of the shooting and was concerned the children might get hurt. Upon hearing the shots and realizing the children were in danger he went to confront Walter Tyson. Terhune was shot dead on the lawn. Tummond said Terhune may have been unaware of how deadly the scene had become when he walked over to Tyson, but his motivation was to protect the children. e shots Terhune heard were red close to the playground. e murders and suicide became a national story when tweets went out on Twitter indicating the killings had taken place at Inglis Town Hall. ose tweets apparently caught the eye of major news organizations across the country because the mass murder at an Oregon college campus happened the same day and the hash tags were the same. Tummond said ABC, CBS, NBC, the Tampa Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Wall Street Journal and other news organizations called him on his cell phone. He has no idea where they got his cell phone number. “Bad news travels fast,” he said. When the rst 911 calls came into the sheri’s oce at 6:10 p.m. ursday callers were reporting hearing shots red from across the street from Town Hall on County Road 40 West. Callers also reported there may be injuries related to the shots. Sheri’s oce tele-communicators dispatched law enforcement and ambulances to the location. A Levy County Department of Public Safety ambulance happened to be in “very close proximity” to the location and immediately responded. e EMS and Inglis Fire Department arrived before law enforcement and were unaware the location was unsafe. “EMS, putting themselves in harm’s way, immediately identied two male victims in the front yard and exited their emergency response vehicle to render aid,” a sheri’s oce news release said. “EMS quickly recognized the extreme volatile nature of the situation and continued their mission by putting their own lives in peril and heroically rescued Otis Ray Bean, Jr.” Bean later died at an area hospital. e U.S. Marshal’s Regional Fugitive Task Force was operating in the Inglis area on an unrelated investigation. Team members consisting of the U.S. Marshals, Levy County Sheri’s Oce, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Agents, Chieand police ocers, Alachua County sheri’s deputies and Williston police ocers surrounded the shooting scene. Eyewitnesses told ocers the shooter had entered the home. Ocers in the task force quickly mounted a rescue operation to aid the second male victim in the yard, Terhune. He was removed from the yard but had died of gunshot-related injuries. A secure perimeter was established by ocers. Orders for surrender were immediately given to all occupants of the home. Ocers reported seeing a man on the second story of the home walk to the window. e man, later identied as Walter Tyson, disappeared from sight. Ocers heard a single gunshot, followed by a loud thud inside the home. Task force ocers deployed a robot into the interior of the home which located Tyson’s body upstairs. Sheri Bobby McCallum requested mutual aid assistance from Citrus County Sheri Je Dawsy who sent several members of his SWAT team to assist. Upon their arrival, SWAT team members deployed “distraction devices” into the home and made entry. ey discovered Patricia Tyson’s body in the kitchen. McCallum and the LCSO expressed their condolences to the families and to the community members who were aected by this violent act. McCallum said his department is committed to the security of the community’s safety. He expressed his deepest gratitude to members of the Marshal’s Task Force, Dawsy for responding with his SWAT team and forensics unit, the Inglis Fire Department, the Levy County Department of Public Safety and the Alachua County Sheri’s Oce. Without their assistance, McCallum said the tragic shootings would have taxed his agency’s resources and potentially lengthened this investigation. “eir assistance aids in the quickest possible resolution for the families and community,” McCallum said. e Levy County Sheri’s Oce continues to work the investigation and requests the community’s assistance. If anyone has information to aid the investigation, they are being asked to contact the sheri’s oce at 352/486-5111 and ask for an investigator from the Criminal Investigations Unit. Local Patriot and Veteran Loses His Life Protecting Others continued from page 1A e very day that Buzz tragically lost his life, he stopped by the Inglis Town Hall and left a Get Well card and balloons on my desk saying, "Hang in there and get better.....I'm not done with you yet." Buzz wasn't a man of large stature, but he conducted himself as a giant of a man with integrity, compassion, and the grit to do the right thing for everyone. ose very attributes caused our community to lose one hell of a good man. We will miss him. Drinda Merritt Mayor of InglisAquaculture Specialist Tells Rotarians Clam Farming Big Industry in Cedar Key continued from page 1A dockside value of clams in 2012 was nearly $12 million. Sturmer drew smiles when she noted that there were no new pickup trucks in Cedar Key in 1993, but by 2003 there were 87 new pickup trucks, a sign that the clam industry was doing well. She said there are 8 clam hatcheries in Florida, with 4 of them in Cedar Key. ere are 24 clam nurseries in Cedar Key. Of the 50 clam wholesalers in Florida, 21 operate out of Cedar Key. Some people make their living sewing bags for Cedar Key clam farmers. e clams are grown in bags below the surface of the water. Clams are lter feeders, removing microscopic plants from the Gulf of Mexico as food. Sturmer said clams are environmentally benecial to the Gulf of Mexico. It is estimated that 136 million clams can remove 761,000 pounds of nitrogen from the water. e average clam grower in Cedar Key has 6-8 acres of submerged lands he or she can farm. Sturmer said the industry is expanding and diversifying in Cedar Key. ere are alternative species being grown by aquaculture scientists to determine how well they fare in Cedar Key’s waters. Sturmer commended Chieand Rotarian Osborne Barker, Chieand Rotary Club President Skipper Henderson thanks Leslie Sturmer for her presentation on the clam industry in Cedar Key. Photo by Terry Witt. Levy County’s property appraiser, for pioneering ways to fairly appraise the value of land-based facilities associated with the clam industry, including backyard hatcheries. He found a way to assess only the facility. “We are appreciative of Oz’s work,” Sturmer said.Aquaculture Clam Farmer. Photo by Steven Deam.

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By Terry Witt Senior Sta WriterBronson’s Lady Eagles defeated the Dixie County Lady Bears on Oct. 1 with excellent serving and sound defense. e Lady Bears made multiple rallies but Bronson threw back to challenges, defeating Dixie County 25-13, 25-21 and 25-20. Jan Gonthier led the Lady Eagles with 25 good serves, 7 aces, 21 points and 4 kills. Taeya Mays has 11 good serves, 6 points, 2 kills and 2 digs; Kiarra Greaux 4 good serves, 2 points, 4 kills and 2 digs; Yelena omas 5 good serves, 2 aces, 3 points, 4 kills and 2 digs; Allie Phillips 8 good serves, 1 ace, 11 points and 2 digs; Kayla Miller 3 good serves, 2 points and 4 digs; Jen Humble 7 good serves, 5 aces; Christi McKay 2 digs; Mia Knight 3 kills. ere was one close call. Kiarra Greaux smashed a kill over the net that appeared to accidentally hit a Dixie County player in the face. e ball bounced o the girl and she smiled afterward. Yelena omas, Daja Donaldson, Gonthier and Greaux were all on the mark with the kills, some coming from up close to the net, but other kills coming from a distance away from the net. e girls were able to serve to Dixie County defenders who were having trouble passing the ball. e technique worked. e Lady Bears lost points trying to eld and pass the ball. Dixie County was kept o balance and was never able to mount a consistent oense to overcome Bronson’s lead. e most consistent scoring combo was when Gonthier was serving and Taeya Mays was at the net. ey caused problems for Dixie County. Bronson is 10-7 overall and 7-4 in the district. Coach Sherrie Schuler acknowledged that serving won the game. “It’s a dierent team when they are not serving well,” Schuler said. “A good serving-night allows us to get comfort level. Our mojo was working tonight.” e Lady Eagles also beat Branford earlier in the week 25-21, 23-25, 16-25, 25-18, 15-9. Schuler said the gymnasium at Branford was ice cold. “It was like 30 degrees in there. Our serving kept us in it,” she said. e Lady Eagles also beat Cedar Key 25-17, 2510, 25-8. Schuler said the team was able to try out some dierent techniques and rotations in the Cedar Key game, and the girls worked on pinpoint serving.Bronson Lady Eagles Denitely a Winning Teame Red Devils continued their winning ways defeating Ruth Raines (Dixie County Middle school feeder) in impressive fashion, 66-38. e rst and second oensive units scored on every possession including having multiple touchdowns called back due to penalty. A memorable 93yard interception return by Dalton Vanderstrause headed an evening lled with oensive highlights which featured a total of 104 points. e game started with Ruth Raines jumping ahead 6-0. Jeremiah James answered with a run on the Red Devils rst play from 54 yards. James then tacked on the extra two points. Dixie then scored again to go ahead 14-8 after a 52-yard kick-o return. James responded on the next play with a 52-yard scanter then completed an extra two point pass to Jarrett Jerrels. Tiger Days returned the ball 17 yards after an interception. James then hit Lamonte Terrell for two touchdown receptions which were called back due to penalty. Not be denied James completed a 30 yards pass to Terrell and later James scored from 12 yards out. Jeremiah James then hit Zach Tolodixi after scrambling with a 50 yards score. Isaac Williams then scored the extra two points. e next possession Vonderstrausse streaked down the sideline with a beautiful interception return. James converted the bonus points. e Red Devils then lead 38-14. Isaac Williams scores a touchdown from 2, Garrett Cooke scored a touchdown from 4 yards and added the conversion. Jacurtis Pitts then scored touchdowns from 7 and 10 yards with Reggie Monroe passing an extra two point conversion to Jarrett Jerrels. e quarterbacks nished 8/8 with four of them going for scores. Jeremiah James now has 15 running touchdowns this season. e Red Devils (3-0) will next play Santa Fe High School feeder school Mebane (4-0) in Alachua on October 6th @ 6:00. —submitted Daja Donaldson (3) leaps high to hammer a spike over the net as Kiarra Greaux (below) awaits the outcome. Photo by Terry Witt. Kayla Miller returns a powerful serve between Yelena Thomas (1) and Jen Humble and Allie Phillips. Photo by Terry Witt. Jan Gonthier elds a powerful shot over the net and sets it high for her teammates. Christi McKay is behind her. Photo by Terry Witt.Fundraising Starts for Williston Veteran’s Memorial at Heritage Park e Williston Community Redevelopment Agency has announced plans to build a Veteran’s Memorial in Heritage Park. e preliminary design of this monument will recognize all branches of the military and is intended to pay tribute to those who have served our country in the armed forces. It will support a ag pole that will be lighted and the hardscape surrounding the monument will have brick walkways and seating areas. Early estimates of the cost of this project are more than $20,000. Individuals and families will have an opportunity to purchase engraved bricks to honor a family member, friend, relative or hero who has honorably served. e net proceeds from the sale of personalized bricks will help fund the construction of the Memorial. Bricks can be purchased for $50 each. Any donation is appreciated, but those of $200 or more will be specically recognized. Checks should be made payable to Veteran’s Memorial.Williston Middle School Football Whistles Dixie 66-38 Daja Donaldson and Taeya Mayes attempt a block at the net. Photo by Terry Witt. Annual Gulf Hammock Homecoming & Smallwood Reunion Oct. 10e annual Gulf Hammock Homecoming and Smallwood Reunion will be held on on Sat. Oct. 10 in Gulf Hammock at Beck Park o Hwy 326. We begin at 10:00 AM with lunch at 1:00 PM. Plates, cups, tea and ice will be furnished. Please bring a covered dish of food and chairs. Friends, relatives, residents and former residents are welcome. Questions? Contact: Abby @ 850/997-5153; Amelia @ 352/629-4438 or Donald @ 225/698-0841.

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2B BRANFORDFourth Annual Branford Camera Club Photo Show Oct. 16-18We would like to invite you to our Fourth Annual Branford Camera Club Photo Show to be held Oct. 16 18 at Cuzin’s Cafe in Branford, Florida. e event is free and open to the public. Last year’s event was a great success. We encourage anyone in our communities to submit a photo by contacting our Program Chairs: Carolyn Hogue (386) 935-2044, and Skip Weigel (386) 935-1382, or our Steering Committee Chair, Gary Kueppers (386) 658-6442. Any one of these members would be able to mail you a packet of information with the criteria for submitting your photos. e Branford Camera Club meets the third ursday of each month at the Hatch Park Community Center, 403 Craven Street, Branford, FL with doors open at 6:30 PM, but meeting from 7:00 9:00 p.m. Or, meet at Cuzin’s Caf at 804 Suwannee Ave., in Branford at 5:00 p.m. for dinner. A reception to meet the photographers is Fri., 5 7 p.m., Oct. 16. e show is Sat., Oct. 17, from 10 9 PM and Sun., Oct. 18, from 10 2 PM. Come and join us.BRONSONBronson Town Council Meeting – NO Meetings in October e next meeting of the Bronson Town Council will be in November at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building. City Hall – 352/486-2354. Levy Bee Network Meeting Oct. 8e Levy Bee Network meets at the Bronson Library at 7:00 PM the second ursday of each month. We are a supportive group sharing information and assistance for area beekeepers. Join us!Children’s Table Fundraiser Yard Sale Oct. 10e Children’s Table Fundraiser Yard Sale will be held on Sat., Oct. 10 from 8:00AM – 2:00PM. Also a BBQ Rib & Chicken Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Oct. 16 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Rib dinners will be $10 and Chicken dinners will be $8. Served with 2 sides and dinner roll We will deliver in the Bronson area. To place an order, or for more information, please call 352/486-6525 to order. School Board of Levy County Board Meeting Oct. 13 Levy County Saltwater and Freshwater Tides DAY HIGH TIDE HEIGHT SUNRISE MOON % MOON /LOW TIME /FEET SUNSET TIME VISIBLECedar KeyTh 8 Low 5:33 AM 1.4 7:29 AM Rise 3:43 AM 22 8 High 11:34 AM 3.5 7:10 PM Set 4:49 PM 8 Low 6:17 PM 0.7 F 9 High 12:21 AM 3.3 7:30 AM Rise 4:35 AM 14 9 Low 6:24 AM 1.0 7:09 PM Set 5:24 PM 9 High 12:27 PM 3.6 9 Low 6:55 PM 0.7 Sa 10 High 12:53 AM 3.5 7:30 AM Rise 5:26 AM 8 10 Low 7:06 AM 0.7 7:08 PM Set 5:58 PM 10 High 1:11 PM 3.7 10 Low 7:28 PM 0.7 Su 11 High 1:22 AM 3.7 7:31 AM Rise 6:17 AM 4 11 Low 7:43 AM 0.4 7:07 PM Set 6:32 PM 11 High 1:51 PM 3.8 11 Low 7:59 PM 0.8 M 12 High 1:49 AM 3.8 7:32 AM Rise 7:08 AM 1 12 Low 8:18 AM 0.2 7:06 PM Set 7:06 PM 12 High 2:27 PM 3.7 12 Low 8:29 PM 0.9 Tu 13 High 2:15 AM 3.9 7:32 AM Rise 8:00 AM 0 13 Low 8:51 AM 0.1 7:05 PM Set 7:41 PM 13 High 3:03 PM 3.7 13 Low 8:58 PM 0.9 W 14 High 2:41 AM 3.9 7:33 AM Rise 8:52 AM 0 14 Low 9:23 AM 0.1 7:03 PM Set 8:18 PM 14 High 3:38 PM 3.6 14 Low 9:28 PM 1.1Suwannee River EntranceTh 8 Low 5:51 AM 1.3 7:30 AM Rise 3:44 AM 22 8 High 11:40 AM 3.1 7:10 PM Set 4:50 PM 8 Low 6:35 PM 0.7 F 9 High 12:27 AM 2.9 7:30 AM Rise 4:36 AM 14 9 Low 6:42 AM 0.9 7:09 PM Set 5:25 PM 9 High 12:33 PM 3.2 9 Low 7:13 PM 0.7 Sa 10 High 12:59 AM 3.1 7:31 AM Rise 5:27 AM 8 10 Low 7:24 AM 0.7 7:08 PM Set 5:59 PM 10 High 1:17 PM 3.3 10 Low 7:46 PM 0.7 Su 11 High 1:28 AM 3.3 7:32 AM Rise 6:18 AM 4 11 Low 8:01 AM 0.4 7:07 PM Set 6:32 PM 11 High 1:57 PM 3.3 11 Low 8:17 PM 0.8 M 12 High 1:55 AM 3.3 7:32 AM Rise 7:09 AM 1 12 Low 8:36 AM 0.2 7:06 PM Set 7:06 PM 12 High 2:33 PM 3.3 12 Low 8:47 PM 0.9 Tu 13 High 2:21 AM 3.4 7:33 AM Rise 8:00 AM 0 13 Low 9:09 AM 0.1 7:05 PM Set 7:42 PM 13 High 3:09 PM 3.3 13 Low 9:16 PM 0.9 W 14 High 2:47 AM 3.4 7:33 AM Rise 8:52 AM 0 14 Low 9:41 AM 0.1 7:04 PM Set 8:19 PM 14 High 3:44 PM 3.2 14 Low 9:46 PM 1.0Withlacoochee River EntranceTh 8 Low 6:28 AM 1.3 7:28 AM Rise 3:42 AM 22 8 High 11:41 AM 3.2 7:09 PM Set 4:48 PM 8 Low 7:12 PM 0.7 F 9 High 12:28 AM 3.0 7:29 AM Rise 4:34 AM 14 9 Low 7:19 AM 0.9 7:08 PM Set 5:23 PM 9 High 12:34 PM 3.3 9 Low 7:50 PM 0.7 Sa 10 High 1:00 AM 3.2 7:29 AM Rise 5:25 AM 8 10 Low 8:01 AM 0.7 7:07 PM Set 5:57 PM 10 High 1:18 PM 3.4 10 Low 8:23 PM 0.7 Su 11 High 1:29 AM 3.4 7:30 AM Rise 6:16 AM 4 11 Low 8:38 AM 0.4 7:06 PM Set 6:31 PM 11 High 1:58 PM 3.5 11 Low 8:54 PM 0.8 M 12 High 1:56 AM 3.5 7:30 AM Rise 7:07 AM 1 12 Low 9:13 AM 0.2 7:05 PM Set 7:05 PM 12 High 2:34 PM 3.4 12 Low 9:24 PM 0.9 Tu 13 High 2:22 AM 3.5 7:31 AM Rise 7:59 AM 0 13 Low 9:46 AM 0.1 7:04 PM Set 7:40 PM 13 High 3:10 PM 3.4 13 Low 9:53 PM 0.9 W 14 High 2:48 AM 3.5 7:32 AM Rise 8:50 AM 0 14 Low 10:18 AM 0.1 7:03 PM Set 8:18 PM 14 High 3:45 PM 3.3 14 Low 10:23 PM 1.0Weather Forecast http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/bronson-/32621/daily-weather-forecast/332291 Levy County Community Calendar Due to constraints of space in print the complete Community Calendar is available at our website at: www.LevyJournalOnline.com for your convenience.North Florida Livestock MarketWEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 #1 STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 290.00 385.00 338.75 200-249 lb 215.00 245.00 235.00 250-299 lb 235.00 280.00 252.22 300-349 lb 230.00 285.00 243.25 350-399 lb 225.00 247.50 233.00 400-449 lb 222.00 247.50 231.80 450-499 lb 235.00 250.00 239.86 500-549 lb 167.50 172.50 169.00 550-599 lb 165.00 187.50 176.50 600-649 lb 155.00 158.00 156.83 #1 1/2 #2 STEERS LOW HIGH AVG 150-199 lb 175.00 290.00 240.71 200-249 lb 150.00 215.00 183.33 250-299 lb 150.00 235.00 202 64 300-349 lb 142.50 230.00 190.26 350-399 lb 175.00 225.00 206.38 400-449 lb 160.00 222.00 194.68 450-499 lb 140.00 235.00 177.68 500-549 lb 147.50 167.50 158.57 550-599 lb 138.00 165.00 150.80 600-649 lb 120.00 155.00 144.00 #1 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 200.00 295.00 256.67 200-249 lb 240.00 260.00 247.00 250-299 lb 210.00 225.00 217.14 300-349 lb 205.00 210.00 209.29 350-399 lb 187.50 205.00 195.00 400-449 lb 182.50 210.00 191.00 450-499 lb 160.00 172.50 163.13 500-549 lb 160.00 245.00 175.83 550-599 lb 147.50 232.50 211.25 600-649 lb 157.50 252.50 220.83 #1 1/2-#2 HEIFERS 150-199 lb 100.00 200.00 107.00 200-249 lb 185.00 240.00 211.50 250-299 lb 190.00 210.00 197.32 300-349 lb 190.00 205.00 197.32 350-399 lb 170.00 187.50 178.75 400-449 lb 137.50 182.50 182.50 450-499 lb 125.00 160.00 145.71 500-549 lb 150.00 160.00 153.86 550-599 lb 130.00 147.50 139.92 600-649 lb 110.00 157.50 132.83 COWS 800-1000 lb 70.00 172.50 108.09 1000-1200 lb 73.00 190.00 97.08 1200-1400 lb 75.00 128.00 88.68 1400-1600 lb 79.00 96.00 85.79 1600-1800 lb 83.00 87.00 84.36 BULLS 1000-1200 104.00 105.00 104.50 1200-1400 0.00 0.00 0.00 1400-1600 113.00 113.00 113.00 1600-1600 0.00 0.00 0.00 1800-2000 107.00 107.00 107.00 PAIRS 850.00 1700.00 1265.00 TOTAL HEAD COUNT 758 I believe the word has spread that the calf market has softened up a good bit over the past few weeks. Overall numbers were down this week. ere seems to be a lot of cattle moving out west, which is normal for this time of year, and that makes our cattle a little less desirable in Florida. Hopeful this market will straighten up over the next few months. Slaughter cattle remained fairly steady this week. Replacement cattle are still selling very well. Roland Cope topped the slaughter bull market this week with $115.00 bought by Central Beef. Bill Deas sold the top slaughter caw this week at $97.00 bought by Brown Packing. Blake Hand sold the highest price replacement cows at $190.00 bought by James Weeks. Sidney Roberts sold the highest price replacement bull at $122.00 bought by 4M Cattle. Mary and Daniel omas sold the highest priced pairs at $1700.00 bought by Cracker Cattle. e high price yearling went to Jackie Moore at $385.00 sold by Blake Hand. 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. imaauctions.com. e School Board of Levy County Board Meeting will be held on Oct. 13 at 6:00 PM. e public is always welcome to attend all Board Meetings which are held in the Board Room of the School Board of Levy County, 480 Marshburn Drive, Bronson, Florida.Trunk for Treats Oct. 31e Town of Bronson will be hosting the ‘Trunk for Treats’ event on Sat. Oct. 31 at 6 PM at the James H. Cobb Park on Picnic Street. We will also have a Costume Contest, Best Dressed Trunk, and more. ere will be a Flyer coming soon but get ready for fun.Landrum American Legion in Bronson BingoLandrum Memorial American Legion Post 236 is located at 9550 N.E. U.S. Hwy 27 Alt. in Bronson and has Jackpot Bingo every Mon. and Sat. Night at 6:30 PM. Play for a chance at a $200 Jackpot. e Jackpot has progressive numbers each week until won. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 352/486-5003.CEDAR KEYCedar Key City Council Meeting Oct. 20e next Cedar Key City Council is Oct. 20 at 6 PM. at the Cedar Key City Hall. City Hall is located at 490 2nd Street – 352/543-5132. Meetings are held the rst and third Tuesday of the month at 6 PM.CHIEFLANDFriends of the Library Meeting Oct. 8e Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library will hold their monthly meeting on the second ursday of every month at the Library, 104 NE 3rd Street, Chieand(a block behind City Hall), at 11:00 AM. e FLCPL supports the Luther Callaway Public Library by promoting the Library’s programs and resources and through fund-raising projects to augment the Library’s budget for the purchase of reading materials, books on tape, videos, operating supplies and minor equipment. ere are no dues so plan on joining us soon. For further information please call 352/226-7413.e Chieand FFA Alumni Membership Round-Up will be held on Fri, Oct. 9 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. is event will be held at the CM/HS AG Building, located by the CM/HS Football Field. Join our Alumni to help our local FFA Chapters in providing resources, which may be monetary, human or other resources as needed. For more information please go to chieandaalumni@ yahoo.comFacebook e event for October is Chieand Chamber’s “Scarecrow City” on Sat., Oct. 10, from 10 AM to Noon at the Train Depot Park, US HWY 19 & SE 2nd Ave. e entry fee is $25.Registration Form can be obtained from the Chieand Chamber oce, PO Box 1397, Chieand or call 352/4931849 for more information. Please register and pay by Oct. 8 deadline.Chieand Farmers Market will be held on Sat., Oct. 10 from 8:00AM to 1:00PM, at the Train Depot Park. Stop by and meet the growers. is is the only market in town that has all LOCALLY grown and made foods and crafts!e next Chieand City Commission meeting will be on Mon. Oct. 12 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. SVP Meeting Oct. 12e Suwannee Valley Players meet on the second Monday of the month now with the next meeting being Mon., Oct. 12 at 7 PM at the Chief eater at 25 E. Park Street in Chieand. Please join us to discuss current topics with the theatre and upcoming shows. For more information, leave a message at call 352/493-ARTS; or email us at SuwanneeValleyPlayers@ gmail.com; visit our website: SVPlayers.org; or follow us on Facebook.The Addams Family Moves In Oct. 16Yes my friends, that creepy, kooky family will take over the Chief eater in Chieand Oct. 16 – Nov. 1. Come snap your ngers and become a part of the Addams family as we laugh ourselves into the grave. Tickets are $12/adult, $10/senior, students and military. Make your reservation now because crypts are lling up fast and you don’t want to be left out in the graveyard alone! For information call 352/493-ARTS or Becky Gill at 352/443-9096.e 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 what’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/home.htmlcontinued to page 3B

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3B Around the Nature Coast WWII Vets and Proud of It Meet Oct. 8World War II Vets & Proud of It will meet urs. Oct. 8at 11 AM in Bell at Akins Restaurant & BBQ. Any questions please call Virginia L. Lewis at 352/528-2310.SWFWMD Meeting in Bronson on Flood Prone Areas Oct. 8e Southwest Florida Water Management District will be meeting on Oct. 8 at 4 PM at the Dogan Cobb Building, 660 E. Hathaway Ave., in Bronson to gather information on ood prone areas in Levy County. Representatives will gather information to identify ood prone areas to be nalized and presented to the District’s Governing Board for authorization to use for regulatory purposes. Although not currently incorporated into the FEMA Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs), it may be used in future updates to the DFIRMs. e information can also be used by local governments for land use and zoning, manage development, reduce ood risks, preserve land and water resources, and for emergency planning. For more information or to nd out which watershed you live in, please visit WaterMatters.org/FloodRisk/ or call the District at (352) 796-7211, ext. 4297.AMVETS Post 42 Riders announce a fundraiser Poker Run to be held Sat. Oct. 10. All proceeds will be donated to e Fisher House of Gainesville on the grounds of Malcolm Randall VA Hospital, a home away from home for military families with loved ones at the VA facility. Registration starts at 8:30 AM with last bike out at 10 AM from Post 42 headquarters at 14472 NW Hwy 19, Chieand (west side of US 19/98 across from Dakota Winery). Arrive early and for a donation you can have breakfast before you start the run. en ride to Post 447 in Inglis; on to AMVETS Posts 88 and 444 in Bronson; on to AMVETS Post 422 in Fanning Springs; and return to Post 42 in Chieand for a chicken dinner, music and raes. Registration and dinner is $20/rider and $10/passenger. Chicken dinner only is $5. Support our veterans and their families. For more information call: Jim Hess @ 352/493-7468 or AMVETS Post 42@ 352/493-1853. Oct. 12Suwannee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association meets the second Monday of the month at the Suwannee River Water Management District, on the corner of US 90 and CR 49, two miles east of Live Oak, from 7-9 PM. Our next meeting is Mon. Oct. 12and our program will feature Dr. Marc, who is an environmental scientist for the SRWMD who is keenly interested in conservation biology, and has written several books on butteries and plants. For information, contact Chapter Chairman, Norm McDonald at 386/776-1920, or go to www.facebook.com and type in: FTA Suwannee Chapter, in the search box. e website is: Suwannee.oridatrail.org, and you can nd our event schedule on Meetup.com/Suwannee-FTA. Meeting Oct. 13On Tues., Oct. 13, the Suwannee River Water Management District’s Governing Board will meet at 9:00AM. at District Headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak. e meeting is to consider District business and conduct public hearings on regulatory, real estate, and other various matters. For more information please call 386/362-1001 or 800/2261066 (FL only), or by visiting the District’s website at www. mysuwanneeriver.com. All meetings, workshops, and hearings are open to the public.Levy County BoCC Oct. 20e Levy County Board of County Commissioners will meet on Tues. Oct. 20 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. Meeting Oct. 22e Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association is having its Fall Membership Meeting on urs. Oct. 2at 7 PM at the Whitehurst Lodge, 9820 SW CR 346, Archer, FL 32618. Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend. If you would like additional information call the Levy County Extension Oce (352/486-5131) or Devin Whitehurst (352/528-4724).FWC Free Local Hunter Safety Courses in Oct.e Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is oering a free traditional hunter safety course in Lafayette County on Oct. 17 and Oct. 18, 8 AM to 5 PM in Mayo. Also Free hunter safety Internet-completion courses. Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online completion report with them. Levy County – Oct. 10, 10 AM until complete; Gilchrist County – Oct. 17, 8:30 AM to complete. All rearms, ammunition and materials provided free of charge; bring a pen or pencil and paper. Adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times. Students must attend all sessions to receive their certicate. Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). e FWC course satises hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces. e specic locations will be given to those who register in advance. ose interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional oce in Lake City at 386-758-0525.Do You Have Questions About Medicare?SHINE, a volunteer program with the FL Dept of Elder Aairs, is here to assist you in making the best informed decision for your 2016 Medicare Part D Drug Plan or Medicare Advantage Plan. Low Income Medicare beneciaries should ask about Extra Help (LIS) to help pay for your 2016 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan costs. Bring your Medicare Card, your 2015 Plan card (if any), and all your Prescription drug bottles or a 90 day listing of your prescriptions from your pharmacy. Please call 1-800-262-2243 for a site near you or to be referred to a SHINE volunteer. SHINE will be at: Wed. Oct. 14 10:00 AM-Noon Yankeetown Public Library Wed. Oct. 21 1:30 – 3:30 PM Chieand Senior Center Community Calendar continued from page 2B e Monthly Caregiver Support Group will meet on Tues., Oct. 20 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. Training Oct. 22Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast will conduct its next General Orientation Class for new Volunteers on urs., Oct. 22, from 10:00 AM Noon at 304 North Main Street in Chieand. is prepares volunteers to assist in our oces, at the rift & Gift Shoppe, at Herry’s Caf and in community outreach work. To assist patients and their families, volunteers will also need to complete the Patient Support Training Class, oered separately. For information please call 352/493-1181 (866-642-0962 toll free).CROSS CITYis event will be held on Oct. 17 at 5:30 PM at the Putnam Lodge Hotel & Spa, located at 15487 NW HWY 19, Cross City. All proceeds from this event benet Haven Hospice’s Unreimbursed patient care, grief support and community education programs throughout the Tri-County Area. For more information please call 352/271-4665 or visit www. havenhospice.org/putnamlodge.DAV 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.GAINESVILLEEach October, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens holds an Open House & Fall Plant Sale from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, inviting visitors to see the facility In addition to viewing the botanical gardens, approximately 50 booth will be set up selling a wide variety of plants. e American Orchid Society’s judged orchid show will coincide with the Fall Plant Sale and will take place inside Kanapaha’s entrance building. Bring cash because most vendors do not accept credit cards. Pets are not allowed at these festivals. Location is: 4700 SW 58th Drive, Gainesville, 32608, o state road 24 (Archer Road), 1.3 miles west of I-75 (exit 384). For more information about the orchid show, contact Christine McGraw at mcgrawcf@gmail.comGULF HAMMOCK e annual Gulf Hammock Homecoming and Smallwood Reunion will be held on Sat. Oct. 10 in Gulf Hammock at Beck Park o Hwy 326. We begin at 10:00 AM with lunch at 1:00 PM. Plates, cups, tea and ice will be furnished. Please bring a covered dish of food and chairs. Friends, relatives, residents and former residents are welcome. Questions? Contact: Abby @ 850/997-5153; Amelia @ 352/629-4438 or Donald @ 225/698-0841.INVERNESS is event will be held on ur., Oct. 8 at the Withlacoochee Technical College, located at 1201 W. Main Street, Inverness. For more information, contact WTC at 726-2430 extension 4326 or check our website at www.wtcollege.orgOTTER CREEKe Otter Creek Town Council conducts their regular meetings on the third Monday of the month. e next meeting is Mon., Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall. For more information please call 352/486-4766.WILLISTON e next meeting of AARP Chapter #912 will be Mon., Oct. 12, 10:00 AM at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 661 NW 1st Ave., Williston. Come early for coee and socializing at 9:30. Our speaker this month will be Mary Lee Tanka from SHINE. She will have the latest information on Medicaid, Medicare Health and Part D Prescription Drug plans. ere will also be a short presentation by Sara Nussell on the Solar Energy Initiative petitions. Anyone interested in these important programs is welcome to join us.Manufacturing and More’ Job Fair in Williston Oct. 15CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will hold three job fairs this month on the same day, each featuring employers hiring in industries key to the three-county area. e “Manufacturing and More” job fairs take place Oct. 15, with a dierent event planned for each county: • Levy County’s job fair will be from 1-4 p.m. at the Williston Women’s Club, 1049 NE Sixth Blvd., (Highway 121 North), in Williston. • Marion County -9 a.m. to noon, College of Central Florida Ewers Century Center, 3001 SW College Road, in Ocala. • Citrus County 1-4 p.m., CF’s Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Hwy, in Lecanto. In addition to manufacturing, employers in healthcare, technology and transportation/logistics industries are also slated to participate in the local job fairs. Information and registration instructions are available on the calendar at careersourceclm.com or by calling 800-434-JOBS, ext. 2260.Williston City Council Meeting Oct. 20 e next regular City Council meeting is Tues., Oct. 20 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.LCSF Beast Feast Slated for Oct. 24e sixth annual Levy County Schools Foundation Beast Feast is happening on Saturday, October 24 at 6:00 PM at the Etheridge Cracker House in Williston. is annual fundraiser event features an array of great food from sh chowder to “yard bird on a stick” prepared and served by cooks from local businesses in a casual, picnic setting. e evening will include door prizes and a live auction. Advance tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students 8-17 years going on sale September 21. Proceeds from the event go to programs promoting student learning, eective teaching and scholarships for Levy County students. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please e-mail lcsf@levy.k12..usAutism 4 Parents & Understanding U are hosting monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 40 NW 1st Street in Williston. For more information: 352/5291010. Each month a new topic is introduced and valuable resources are shared. Our online website for information is: www. autism4parents.orgClover Squares of Levy County Square danceClover Squares of Levy County square dance Friday evenings at the Ornan Masonic Lodge, 650 NE 6th Blvd (SR 121) in Williston. Workshops begin at 6:30 PM and the dance at 7:30 PM. New classes will begin at 6:30 PM on November 6 with two free introductory dances October 23rd and 30th. Look for us in the UF Homecoming parade. For more information please call 352/528-3323 or go visit Cloversquares.comYANKEETOWN-INGLISPancake Breakfast at the Woman’s Club Oct. 10Stop by the Woman’s Club on 56th St. in Yankeetown, Sat., Oct 10 from 8-10:30 AM for cooked-to-order buttermilk pancakes (all you can eat), ham, juice and coee, $5 adults and $3 children 10 and under. e rift Shop will open early. e “Man Cave” will give the men a special place to browse. All proceeds go to the clubhouse expansion building fund Call 447-2057 for information.Inglis Council Meeting Nov. 3e Town of Inglis’ next regular Commission meeting will be on Nov. 3 at 5:30 PM in the Commission Room. City Hall, 135 Hwy. 40 West, Inglis – 352/447-2203. Meetings are held the rst Tuesday of each month.Yankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club Bingo Non-smoking ursday Night Bingo at the YankeetownInglis Woman’s Club at 7 PM with doors open to the public at 6 PM. Bring in two (2) non-perishable items for Yankeetown School and you’ll receive a free Early Bird Special. Here’s what they need; individual cereal and juice boxes, instant oatmeal, bowls, spoons. All proceeds from Bingo go to fund scholarships for local students. IT PAYS TO ADVERTISEAnd there’s no better place than the Levy County Journal . Contact us today for advertising rates and monthly specials at advertising@ levyjournal.com or call 352-486-2312 JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923Levy County Join the Levy County Journal Team rf ntbtnt rftt r f b editor@levyjournal.com ‘JournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy County Come See Our Vendors on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 1206 N. Young Blvd. HWY 19 (Behind BubbaQue’s) 352/493-2022 XPSNLQ\003FDUYLQJ\003FRQWHVW\003DW\003WKH\003)-9.5 (DUNHW\003 RQ\003DW\021\017\003FW\021\003\025\027\021 rfntbbbn bbb bbfbbfbb rfntb

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4B Church Calendar Worship Directory Come and Worship 8:30 a.m. Free Breakfast/Devotion 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study (except 3rd Wednesday)Reverend Priscilla Scherrah, PastorTel. 352-486-2281 Bronson United Methodist Church235 Court Street Bronson, Florida First Baptist Church“The Place Where People Matter” Sunday:Sunday School 9:15 am Morning Worship 10:30 am Evening Worship 6:00 pmTuesday:Sr. Adult Bible Study 10:00amWednesday:K4C Children’s Program 6:30pm Full Throttle Youth 6:30pm Prayer Hour 6:30pmPastor Je Buchanan451 S. Court Street Bronson, FL 32621352.486.2282of Bronson Ellzey UnitedMethodist ChurchCorner of 336 & Hwy 24 Worship Service ............ 11 a.m. Sunday School. ...............10 a.m.Pastor Doug Fleming Manatee Springs Church of Christ Sunday 10 a.m ..................... Bible Study 11 a.m ............. Worship Period 5 p.m .............. Worship Period Wednesday 6 p.m ....................... Bible Studyrfnf rftbrf fnt Minister Gene Dumas 352-542-0657 or 352-493-7775 11450 NW 76th Terr., Chieand First United Methodist Church 09:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:15 a.m. WorshipTuesdays -10:00 a.m. Sunshine Disciples (Crafts) 01:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study Saturday 08:00 a.m. 2nd Sat. of Month , Methodist Men’s Group (breakfast) 707 N. Main St., 493-4627www.FUMCCHIEFLAND.com – 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 The Stu from Which Champions are CarvedI guess stung a freshman in his high school baseball locker after a game is never really a good idea, no matter what may have happened out on the diamond. It doesn’t build team unity, or impress a coach who’s invested three years into trying to teach you some class. Yes bullying is bad, I’m sure of it, no matter how good it may make you feel at the time. It’s wrong, wrong, wrong! Sorry coach. Sorry freshman. I probably shouldn’t have taken the mound that day anyway. Clearly I didn’t have my stu. A sharp pain was shooting through my shoulder causing my fast ball to waft up to the plate like a crippled zeppelin dragging a minibus. I just wanted one last chance to silence our cocky arch rivals as they heckled me from the other dugout. So I lied and said my arm felt ne. Sorry coach. After my rst few pitches, and the corresponding neckwrenching doubles they elicited, I hastily adjusted my game plan. I had to reach for two rarely used weapons in my arsenal, my curve ball and my brain. Neither had ever proven very overpowering. In desperation I begin trying to pitch smart, hitting spots, and rallying the team behind me. I soon realized that acting like a team player wasn’t that bad after all. Maybe not as eective as a good fastball, but hey, coupled with a few runs of our own, we actually headed into the last inning leading by one. I stumbled out to the mound for those nal three outs a weary mix of caked dust and sweat; dragging the long shadows of boyhoodthreatening the makings of a man. I’d left my all, out on the eld that day, including most of the cartilage from my shoulder. Hitching up my pants I eagerly set about to nally settle this vendetta between our two schools. My rst pitch was promptly roped out into left eld for a single. I walked the next guy with four straight pitches. is was not turning out the way I planned! Was I going to fall apart at crunch time? e other team was already laughing me to scorn. ey knew I had nothing left. I turned to my coach halfway hoping he’d pull me. His jaw muscles were working, but he just clapped and gave me a nod of condence. With that I managed to get the next one over the plate. It was slapped pretty hard down the line, but thankfully our third baseman got enough leather on it to knock it down and step on the bag for the force. My next big sweeping curve ball was blasted deep to left; back, back, way back, only to be hauled down at the fence for the second out. e runners had tagged however, leaving the potential winning run at second base. Who then should saunter up the plate? Eric Anderson, my rival since t-ball, star pitcher, and clean-up hitter. I dug down deep, and with the aid of two of his towering shots landing just foul, I was somehow able to work him to a full count. Clearly the drama had unfolded before us like that tattered ole’ battle ag apping in the winds of destiny. We were entering into that small chunk of time from which the world carves its champions. Eric’s team appeared condent, no doubt already mentally etching their names on the conference trophy. A bat boy cried, “Knock that rinky-dink curve outta here!” My catcher ashed the same two ngers he had all game, but I’d already made up my mind. Despite all the pain, and the risk of permanent damage to my shoulder, it would be one pitch for all the glory. I gritted my teeth, and went into my windup with the threads gripped for a fastball. A lightning bolt of pain ripped through my shoulder and shot through my ngertips. at baseball carried everything I had left. It wasn’t much, yet just enough to throw Eric’s timing o. He dribbled a slow roller straight to our second basemanour FRESHMAN second baseman! I’d like to report he scooped it up and made the short toss to rst to end the game. I’d also like to say that my character changed completely that day and I never again acted like a bully, or a self-centered cry baby, but you’ve probably read way too many of my stories to believe that. Truth iswe’re all just human. We’ve got a tendency to boot the big one at crunch time, or stu the one that does in a locker. I’m not justifying, I’m just saying. Our best pitch is to learn to call on the mercy and forgiveness of the Lord Jesus; the only truly perfect One. He’ll keep working with those who’ll keep working with Him. ( And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it is nally nished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. Philippians 1:6 NLT) But anywayWe’re all just making our way up through the minor leagues here. Don’t give up on yourself, and don’t get down on your teammates. Just be quick to say ‘Sorry Coach’ when you miss it, and hitch your pants up and get back on the mound. at’s the stu from which real champions are carved. Guy Sheeld www.butanyway.org WALTER “BUZZ” TERHUNEJune 4, 1947 – October 1, 2015 Walter “Buzz” Terhune died a hero protecting the children of Inglis and Yankeetown on October 1, 2015. Born June 4, 1947 in New Jersey to a military family Buzz lived in Inglis and was very involved in the community as a member of AMVETS, VFW, e American Legion and a Lifetime Member of the DAV. He was a wounded Vietnam veteran serving three tours of duty and leaving the Army with several Purple Hearts as a Second Lieutenant. He was a ercely patriotic man with a rich family history of service dating back to the American Revolution. He could be regularly seen at Inglis Town Meetings and involved in Inglis and Yankeetown activities helping others. He loved children, especially his daughter Kendra, veterans, shing, nature, joking, his family and 30-year life partner, Rose Uzarski. If asked how he was doing Buzz would say, “I’m not in jail, not in the hospital and not in a war zoneI can’t complain.” ere will be a Military Memorial Service honoring Veteran “Buzz” Terhune at the South Levy Park on East Highway 40 on ursday, October 8 at 11:00 AM.DOROTHY ALINE WARRENMrs. Dorothy Aline Warren of Williston, Florida passed away August 26, 2015 surrounded by her loving family, her devoted caregiver Celina Biship and the Nature Coast Hospice personnel; she was 98 years of age. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Dorothy came to Williston in 1944 from Lake City. She was of the Baptist faith, a member of the PeaceMakers Quilting Club in Williston for many years, and she loved to garden and sh. Mrs. Warren was predeceased by her husband, Hansel Claude Warren Sr.; three sons: Hansel Jr., George and Billy; and three daughters: Johnnye, Dot and Charlene. She is survived by four sons: Van and wife Lynn, Ira L. and wife Susie, and Larry and wife Laura; two daughters, Sue Adams and Christine (John) Hopping; and many wonderful rfntb rfntbrnf Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Emanuel Harris, Worship/Children’s PastorSunday Services: Sunday School .......................................................................... 9:15 a.m. Worship Service .................................................................... 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Night Services: Kids Konnection, Youth and Bible Studies ............................ 6:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting ........................................................................ 6:45 p.m. ~ Nursery provided for all services ~ Obituaries Fall is here and it is time for the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church annual Fall Bazaar Yard and Bake Sale. e sale is on Fri. Oct. 9 and Sat. 10 from 8 AM to 2 PM. Come check out the wonderful Christmas items and Crafts we will have. We will also have many baked goods for sale and Hot Dogs and chili for sale at lunch time. We are located on US 19 north by the Winery. We look forward to seeing you there.Bronson Methodist Church Community Yard Sale Bronson Methodist Church rift Shop is sponsoring a co mmunity yard sale on Fri. Oct. 9 and Sat. Oct. 10 at 235 S Court Street, Bronson. Vendors can set up for $5 per day. Bring your own tables. Call Peggy Rowe at 352/316-3817 to reserve a space. e thrift shop will also be having a special sale that weekend. We look forward to seeing you there! Lots of great items will be available for sale so come on over!! Come join us at the Yard Sale at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church on Fri. Oct. 9 and Sat. Oct. 10 from 8 AM to 2 PM. Bargains for everyone! We are 4 miles N of Walmart on Rt. 19. See you there.Fish Dinner returns on Fri. Oct. 9 from 5 PM to 7 PM. Fish, French fries, hushpuppies, drinks, dessert and a choice of two: baked beans, coleslaw, or grits. Adults $7; smaller Senior Meal $6; children $4 (under 12). Take-out orders welcome. Lite Lunch invites the community to share a lite lunch on Wed. Oct. 21, from 12 to 1 p.m. in our Parish Hall. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge or obligation of any kind. Zumba on ursdays at 6:30 p.m. Angel House rift Store Angel House is open Fri. and Sat. from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend. Prayer for America: Oct. 10 at noon. Holy Family is located at 17353 NE Hwy. 27 Alt, 3 miles from Williston; 352/528-2893.Turning Point Ministry is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner urs. Oct. 8 from 5 to 7 PM at 16750 NW 60 St. (CR 341), north Chieand. Donation $8, children 12/under $5. Dinner includes Spaghetti, salad, bread, desert and a drink. Dine in or carry out. Tickets at door. For more information call 352/4631882 or leave message.e First Baptist Church of Bronson will be the place for a Fall Festival on Oct. 24 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the church. ere will be Live Music, Face Painting, Door Prize drawings, Carnival Games, Hay Rides, Bounce Houses and a Dunkin’ Booth. And if you are hungry not only will free food like hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and snow cones be part of the fun but you can ll up on sweets at the Pie Eating Contest and win a prize – if you sign up no later than 2 PM. Get into Fall on Oct. 24 at South Court Street and Alt. 27 in Bronson.continued to page 5B rfntbt bwww.holy-family-church.org holyfamilywilliston@gmail.com r rr rHoly Family Catholic Church Langford-Rogers Memorial Funeral Homerfntbbrb

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5B grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren. Graveside Funeral Services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday August 29, 2015 at Orange Hill CemeteryWilliston with Chaplin Steve Woodbury ociating. ere was a visitation on Friday August 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Knau Funeral Home-Williston, 512 E Noble Ave, Williston, FL, 32696 (352)528-3481 who was in charge of the arrangements.TRASIE D. PINSONTrasie D. Pinson of Chieand, Florida died at the age of 82 on Monday, September 21, 2015 at Tri-County Nuring Home in Trenton, Fla. Mr. Pinson was self employed in the mobile home business and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He served 6 years in the Korean conict and he loved shing in saltwater and in the river. Mr. Pinson was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Lee Eddy Pinson and his brother, Lamar F. Pinson. He is survived by his daughter, Elaine Fields of Millport, Ala.; a grandson, Matthew Ryan Stanley of Fayette, Ala.; and two great-grandchildren, Bryan Issac Stanley and Clair Eden Stanley. A memorial will be held at a later date. Knau Funeral Home in Chieand, 715 W. Park Ave, Chieand, FL 32626; 352/493-4777 is in charge of the arrangements.LISA C. LEWANDOWSKILisa C. Lewandowski of Yankeetown, Florida passed away at the age of 40 on Monday, September 28, 2015. She was born in Dearborn, Michigan to Christine Helm Badiukiewicz and Daniel Helm. She was a loving mom to her boys and was very active with them in their sports activities. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends. Lisa is survived by her sons, Jerome Joseph Lewandowski, III and Clay Robert Lewandowski ; mother, Christine L. Helm Badiukiewicz; husband, Jerome Joseph Lewandowski, Jr.; father, Dan Helm; brother, Bryan Helm; sisters: Rachael Krienes, Andrea Badiukiewicz, Melissa Rivera and Julia Graham; and grandmother, Alice Franklin. Memorial service was held Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Inglis, 1001 Highway 40, E. Inglis, FL 34449. Arrangements were entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, 14360 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, Florida 34609. 352/796-9661. www. turnerfuneralandcremation.comMICHAEL WALSHJuly 7, 1958 – September 29, 2015 Michael “Blind Mike” Walsh of Old Town, Florida passed away on September 29, 2015 of a massive heart attack. Known throughout the community as Blind Mike the Drummer, Michael loved percussion. His faith was an amazing testimony to everyone who knew him. He was faithful to the Kingdom and attended Pentecostal Holiness Church in Old Town, Community Church of the Nazarene in Trenton, and Turning Point Ministry in Chieand. Mike had a heart for the Lord and kew the Word of God by memory. He will forever be missed and always remembered. Mike is survived by his wife Jayne Walsh and daughter, Rachel, both of Old Town and Chrissy, Kelly and Michael Jr. in Cleveland, Ohio.JESSIE LEE DAVISMr. Jessie Lee Davis passed away at his home in Jena, Florida at the age of 74 on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Mr. Davis was born in Old Town, Florida to R. L. and Laura Mae Davis. He was a mechanic most of his life. He worked in logging for himself and Ernest Lord for 10 to 15 years and then went to work in 1994 for the Dixie County School System in maintenance until retiring in 2005. After retiring he worked as a journeyman millwright working shutdowns in various locations. He was a member of Jena Baptist Church and enjoyed woodworking, shing, hunting and spending time with his family. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley Davis of Jena; sons, Justin (Elaine) Davis and Rodney Davis, both of Jena; brothers, Edward Davis and Lewis Davis, both of Old Town; sisters, Wanda Welch of Cummings, Georgia and Faye Davis of Old Town; two grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Jena Baptist Church with Rev. Leon Holden and Rev. Gene Coons ociating. Interment followed at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Jena. A visitation was held at the funeral home Sunday evening, October 4, 2015 between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, 352/498-5400.K. DUDLEY GRINER K. Dudley Griner of Tallahassee, Florida peacefully passed away at the age of 86 at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee on October 1, 2015. He was born in Cross City, Fla. to Kerfoot and Mamie Smith Griner. He nished his high school education at Emory at Oxford at the age of 16. He then attended the Citadel before graduating from the University of Georgia in 1949. Dudley became a partner in Griner Chevrolet with his father but enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1950. He married Hazel Futch Griner of Cross City in 1951 and they lived in Norfolk, Va., during his service in the Navy. Despite many opportunities for advancement in the Navy, he retired as Lt. Commander in 1955 and returned to Cross City to raise his family and to become an active partner in the family automobile dealership. He remained in that position until his father’s death in 1963. Dudley bought his mother’s ownership and his sister’s ownership in 1963, and remained the sole owner until 1981. During that time, Dudley also served as a lobbyist for various clients, including the Van Lennep family and the Florida Softdrink Association, and he and his wife, Hazel, spent much of their time in Tallahassee. ey permanently relocated to Tallahassee in 2002, and he continued his work as a lobbyist until his retirement in 2005. Bored with retirement, Dudley volunteered as a spokesperson for the Red Cross and he went back to work part-time at Kraft Nissan. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cross City. His interests included reading, playing bridge, crossword puzzles, and especially spending time with his family and friends. An accomplished artist, Dudley loved to draw and paint and share his works with family, friends, and colleagues. His work could be seen anywhere from the state Capitol building to the First Baptist Church and Dixie County Courthouse in Cross City. Dudley was preceded in death by his parents and by his only sister, Carolyn Griner Holt. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Hazel Griner; two daughters, Kay (Rob) Olin of Shell Point, and Kellie (Chris) Kraft of Tallahassee; one son, Ken (Lynetta) Griner of Fanning Springs; ve grandchildren: Christopher Kraft, Jr., Chase (Ashley) Kraft, Korey Griner, Katie Kraft, and Cody Kraft; and two great-grandchildren, Audrey and Carter Kraft. e family received friends on Sunday, October 4th, at Southwood House, 3750 Grove Park Drive, Tallahassee, from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. A private burial will be held at a later date. True to his nature, Dudley suggested that in lieu of owers at his passing that anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in Dudley’s memory donate to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or to any children’s charity. Rocky Bevis of Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193, www. bevisfh.com) is assisting the family with their arrangements. RAY BEAN, JR.Otis (Ray) Bean, Jr. of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. and Inglis, Florida went home to be with his Savior, Friday, October 2, 2015 at the age of 53 years. He is nally resting peacefully with Kim and ared. Can you only imagine that rst day in Heaven? Ray was a native of Chattanooga and had lived in Ringgold for the past 30 years. He was a member of Parkway Baptist for the past 25 years where he had been a leader in the College and Career group. He had been employed with Lectrus Corporation. Roy was preceded in death by his wife of 28 years Kim Bean, a son, Jared Bean and godson, Joshua Lee Freeman. He is survived by his parents, Otis Bean and Mary Bean; sisters: Darlene Windom, Nadene Freeman, Charlene (Micah) Kelley and brother, Bobby Bean; several nieces and nephews: Amanda Dehnke, Heather Todd, Kimber Kelley, Corbin Kelley and Calvin Bean; mother-in-law, Jo Lyle and brother-in-law, Bill Lyle. Visit www.heritagebattleeld.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute. Funeral Services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM EST at Parkway Baptist with David Sampson and Tony Bennett ociating. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. In lieu of owers Memorial Contributions may be made to Parkway Baptist Temple, or Ronald McDonald House. e family will receive friends from 4-8 PM ursday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battleeld Parkway.JANICE M. HENDERSONJanice M. Henderson of Bronson, Florida passed away at the age of 67 on October 4, 2015. Mrs. Henderson was born in Chickasaw, Ala., but had lived in the Bronson area since 2008 after moving here from Inverness. Prior to her retirement Mrs. Henderson managed a convenience store in Inverness. Mrs. Henderson is survived by her husband of 52 years Clayton Henderson; a son, John Henderson (Jolene) of Leesburg; a daughter, Shannon Henderson of Ocala; a brother, James McKinney of Invernes; a siste,r Dorothy Jenkins of Leesburg; seven grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. e family will hold a service of remembrance at a later date. 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.com JAMES KIRVEN GOSSNovember 14, 1940 – October 5, 2015 James Kirven Goss of Chieand, Florida passed away at the age of 74 on October 5, 2015 following a long illness. Mr. Goss was born in Marks, Mississippi on November 14, 1940 and moved to Levy County many years ago. He served his county honorably in the Army Reserve and National Guard. Mr. Goss worked for 32 years as an Oce Manager for the Central Florida Electric Cooperative in Chieand. James was a member of the Concord Baptist Church. He enjoyed Old Blues Music of the 50s and 60s. He also was a member of the Old V8 Ford Club and enjoyed attending the old car shows. Mr. Goss enjoyed shing, hunting, and the outdoors. e most enjoyment in his life was his loving family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Goss was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Hines and Ida Mae Goss, and a son, Keith Allan Goss in 2009. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Garrett Goss; his son, James K. Goss Jr. “Bo” of Chieand; a sister, Jessie Lea Dunlap of Phoenix, Arizona; a brother, Billy Goss of Lyon, Mississippi; his grandchildren: Marie Giles of Fanning Springs, Ashley N. Goss of Old Town and Krystal Goss of Chieand; his great-grandchildren: Brianna Whidden, Michael Whidden and Kaelyn Giles. Visitation was Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at LangfordRogers Memorial Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. A Funeral Service will honor Mr. Goss on ursday, October 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., followed by burial at Chieand Cemetery. Langford-Rogers is honored to serve the Goss Family and condolences can be made at our website www. langfordrogers.com Langford-Rogers Memorial Funeral Home, 1301 North Young Blvd. Chieand, Florida; 352/493-0050.Obituaries continued from page 3B JournalYour Locally-Owned County Paper of Record since 1923call 352-486-2312 or email advertising@levyjournal.com Levy County$25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaSubscribe! Knauff Funeral Homesrffn tfbbffnrfrnttb tttffffnff fr Want to help conserve Florida’s unique Everglades ecosystem? en sign up for the 2016 Python Challenge competition and join the Florida Fish and Conservation Commission (FWC), the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida Inc. and partners to remove invasive Burmese pythons from public lands in south Florida. Starting ursday, Oct. 1, you can register for the Python Removal competition online at PythonChallenge.Org. If you are one of the rst 200 people to sign up, you will receive a free 2016 Python Challenge T-shirt. Compete to see if you can harvest the longest or the most Burmese pythons and win grand prizes of $5,000 in the team category and $3,500 in the individual category. “We are providing training opportunities to teach people how to properly identify and safely capture Burmese pythons in the wild,” said FWC Commissioner “Alligator Ron” Bergeron. “Nonnative species are a problem for Florida – especially the one-of-a-kind Everglades ecosystem. e Python Challenge is empowering people to be part of the solution to this problem.” In order to register for the Python Removal competition, which begins at noon Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, and ends at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, you must rst take required online training. ere are also opportunities for in-person trainings that include a hands-on component where you can practice handling and capturing pythons. Anyone can sign up for inperson trainings – whether or not they are participating in the python removal competition -starting Oct. 1. Training events will teach people how to identify, report and then safely and humanely capture Burmese pythons. Sign up for trainings at PythonChallenge.org. Visit PythonChallenge.org for information about Burmese pythons, the unique Everglades ecosystem, how to register for the Python Removal competition, training opportunities and resources for planning your trip to south Florida to participate in next year’s events. To report nonnative sh and wildlife, call the FWC’s Exotic Species Hotline at 888-IVEGOT1 (888-483-4681), report your sighting online at IveGot1.org or download the IveGot1 smartphone app.Time to Register for the 2016 Python Challenge

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6B NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 4140-09 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE the County of Levy, State of Florida. Courthouse lobby on the 26th the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE MOBILE HOME BEARING the County of Levy, State of Florida. Courthouse lobby on the 26th the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, number 4720-10 of the sale issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE BRAGG, CRAIG T BRAGG the County of Levy, State of Florida. Courthouse lobby on the 26th the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COMMISSIONERS CORNER OF THE EAST 1/2 LINE, 1660 FEET, THENCE SE1/4 OF THE SE1/4 OF GHATTAS the County of Levy, State of Florida. the Courthouse lobby on the between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COMMISSIONERS INVESTMENT INC the County of Levy, State of Florida. the Courthouse lobby on the between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COMMISSIONERS the County of Levy, State of Florida. the Courthouse lobby on the between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE BOCC Across1. Calls the shots 8. Black or dark green mica 15. Oblivious 16. Republic in NW South America 17. Accompanying documents providing information (2 wds) 19. Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. 20. So-called “royal herb” 21. “Cut it out!” 22. Spread 23. Long-jawed sh 24. Extras (hyph.) 27. Corrective lenses 31. Desire 32. Doozie 33. ___-Atlantic 35. Strengthen, with “up” 36. Overthrow, e.g. 37. “e Last of the Mohicans” girl 38. Order to attack, with “on” 39. Ishmael’s people 40. “Ciao!” 41. Last 43. Bring up 44. Long, long time 45. Legislate 47. Polite address for a woman 50. Forgo 51. Unhatched chick 54. “e Simpsons Movie,” e.g. (2 wds) 57. Swiss folk singer, e.g. 58. Feeler 59. Pain reliever 60. Fixed (2 wds) 1. Leader 2. Knowing, as a secret (2 wds) 3. 90’s party 4. Female sheep 5. Light automatic rie 6. Groups of three 7. Taste, e.g. 8. Round sound 9. Crystal meth, in slang 10. Excluded from society 11. Spuds 12. “I had no ___!” 13. High spots 14. European language 18. Fairy tale cookie boy 22. Didn’t go straight 23. Massive, wild ox of S Asia 24. “Hamlet” has ve 25. Sciextra 26. Waltz, e.g. 28. Golden Triangle country 29. Be theatrical 30. Femme fatale 32. Highlands hillside 34. Blowgun ammo 36. “___ Brockovich” 37. Links rental 39. Blip 40. “Lizard” constellation 42. Removed by boring 43. 16th century stately court dance 46. Rechargeable dry-cell battery 47. Poet Angelou 48. Soon, to a bard 49. Lover of Aeneas 50. “___ #1!” (contraction) 51. A long, long time 52. Departed 53. Buzzing pest 55. Big ___ Conference 56. ___ Danson, “Cheers” actor Crossword Puzzle Downe answers for this week’s crossword puzzle are on page 7A. Autographed Fender Guitar Won by Local Artist in Dixie Countye Dixie County Chamber of Commerce recently held a "rae" as a fundraiser to assist Dixie County scholarship funding. e prize was a Fender acoustic guitar personally autographed by country music sensation, Josh Turner. e purchaser of the winning ticket was Old Town performing artist, Krista Campbell, pictured holding her new guitar, with Bob and Dotti Leichner of Dixie Music Center. She also received a framed autographed 8 x 10 color photo of the multi-award-winning artist. If her name sounds familiar, Krista performs regularly at the Putnam Lodge in Cross City. e signing of this guitar was arranged by Riq Lazarus, a good friend of the Leichners, from Nashville, who tours with Josh as a guitar technician. e Fender guitar, with gig bag, was donated to the Chamber by Dixie Music Center. Only 250 tickets were printed for this fundraiser, and the Chamber is very happy to report that all the tickets were sold, raising over $800! e drawing was held Saturday Oct. 3 at Dixie Music Center's 24th Anniversary Bash in Old Town. Subscribe!$25 /year in Levy County $30 /year in Florida $35 /year Outside FloridaJournalYour Locally-Owned Paper of Record since 1923Levy Countycall 352-486-2312 or email advertising@levyjournal.com

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the County of Levy, State of Florida. the Courthouse lobby on the between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE CHARLES the County of Levy, State of Florida. the Courthouse lobby on the between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, issued thereon. The name(s) of assessed are as follows: NAME(S) OF CERTIFICATE COMMISSIONERS AT THE NE CORNER OF THE FEET, THENCE NORTH BEGINNING, ALL BEING IN the County of Levy, State of Florida. the Courthouse lobby on the between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 ---------. MARSHALL L. MILAM, vs et al, NOTICE OF ACTION TO: County, Florida, to-wit: County, FL. and all others whom it may Florida, and to re-establish written defenses, if any, to it before thirty days after the date otherwise a default will be By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson -------CASE NO.: 2014 CA 000426 Vs. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, at Levy County Courthouse, in S. Court St., Bronson, Florida, 11171 NE 106TH CT, AN INTEREST IN THE IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE AFTER THE SALE. a disability who needs any the Court Administrator at By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson --------CASE NO. 2014 CA 000494 REVERSE MORTGAGE vs. AGAINST VELEITA H. MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST OTHER CLAIMANTS, et al. NOTICE OF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN main lobby of the Levy County Florida Statutes, on the 26 wit: owner as of the date of the within 60 days after the sale. BY: /s/ LaQuanda Latson MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, 110 SE 6TH STREET a disability who needs any with a disability who need -----CASE NO.: 2014-CA-000764 v. MARISOL, SANTILLAN and NOTICE OF SALE as follows: 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of said of the Northeast 1/4 of the County Courthouse in Bronson, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 2 By: /s/ LaQuanda Latson --------VSNOTICE OF SALE and for Levy County, Florida, ASSOCIATION, INC., A bidder in the lobby of the Levy at 11:00 a.m. on November 19, By:/s/ Thomas A. Daniel -------NOTICE OF F.A.C. 40D-8.624 basis of disability. This ------NOTICE OF The Southwest Florida invited: connecting the City of Crystal . The DATE/TIME: PLACE: City of Crystal River The Southwest Florida on the basis of disability. need to ensure that a verbatim issued. For more information, you ------NOTICE OF The Southwest Florida invited: Citrus/Hernando Waterways restoration of all waterways within Hernando and Citrus Citrus/Hernando Waterways the Legislature. DATE/TIME: PLACE The Southwest Florida on the basis of disability. need to ensure that a verbatim issued. For more information, you -------NOTICE OF The Southwest Florida invited: Discussion of issues concerning the creation of Consensus Decision document. DATE/TIME PLACE The Southwest Florida on the basis of disability. need to ensure that a verbatim issued. For more information, you ---------

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8B Penny’s DIY TIP of the WeekPrevent TarnishingTo store silverware after cleaning and to prevent tarnishing put some packs of silica gel beads (moisture packs) or chalk in storage box with silverware. Lemon Chicken with Rice Soup6 cups homemade chicken stock or lowsodium broth Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 cups cooked white rice, warmed 2 large egg yolks 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup white wine 4 cups coarsely shredded rotisserie chicken meat (no bones) 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill (or 2 Tablespoons dried if desired) In a large saucepan, season the stock with salt and pepper to taste (only if using low-sodium stock or homemade stock) and bring to a simmer. Transfer 1 cup of the hot stock to a blender. Add 1/2 cup of the rice, the egg yolks and the lemon juice and puree until smooth. Stir the puree into the simmering stock along with the white wine, chicken and the remaining 1 1/2 cups of rice and simmer until thickened slightly, 10 minutes. Stir in the dill and serve.Brownie Bark1 box regular Brownie Mix Prepare following the box instructions. Instead of putting in a recommended pan, grease a cookie sheet. Pour one-half of the mixture onto the sheet. Spread until thinned out. Sprinkle with chips of your choice Bake for approx. 14 minutes, but keep checking your “bark” for the crispiness you want. At 14 minutes, the outside rim will be crispy and the inside will be somewhat chewy. Delish!! Let cool then break into preferred size. Pet of the WeekBlessed with a name that is meant for a life of good things, this mixed cur will sing soprano when he meets you. Brought in and found from Chieand, Carter is 11/2 to 2 years old, brindle with a touch of white on his handsome face. With a Song in his Heart he will let you know the hope in his mind for a loving home. Come on in and ‘Meet and Greet’ special Carter. Let him show you just how much potential he has to be the best dog he can be for your special family. To nd your new family member visit: Levy County Animal Services 12055 NE 69th Lane Bronson, FL 32621 Adoption Hours Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM Adoption Fee*: Dogs: Male $40; Female $55 Cats: Male $25; Female $40 *Included in Adoption Fee – Spay or Neuter; Microchip and a Rabies vaccine. is update is provided courtesy of U.S. WAR DOGS ASSOCIATION CHAPTER 2, Barbara Snow. is past Friday night, nally under dry skies, MUD was again ying at Bronson Mud Bog located at Bronson Speedway. Owner Ann Young bid farewell to former partner Tony Parker from Bronson Mud Bog. Parker assisted in the reopening of the Bronson Mud Bog in 2015, however, dierences between Young and Parker precipitated a decision to terminate that partnership. Ann Young stepped up to direct and supervise the fast track and mud bog events. Young purchased a new 10 inch LED Display Time Clock along with a new timing system, adjusted start times to a bit later on Friday night, and moved the entrance to the facility back to the pit entry to keep the fans and drivers safely o the highway. Bronson Speedway along with Pork Chop Wilson added additional money to both purses for the competitors. ose changes coupled with the improvements in the o season of installing a guardrail on the fast track side and bleacher seating demonstrated Ann Young’s commitment to Bronson Mud Bog. A night of Mud Boggin proved to be fun for all, and the addition of the time clock provided a new dimension to the fan and driver experience. A special anks to Lem Robinson and also Mr. Mixon for their help in prepping both the Fast Track and Mud Bog. WINNERS on the FAST TRACK were: 1st-Michael Carr $150.00 2nd-Cabbage Head $90.00 3rd-Garrett Durden $60.00 WINNERS on MUD BOG 1st -Brendon Mauldin $140.00 2nd -Terry Mauldin $60.00 3rd -Lisa Mauldin $30.00 50/50 WINNER was Russell WebsterAnn Young Remains Committed to Bronson Mud Bog and Fast Track e facility along with Ann Young's sta are ready for the trucks coming from near and far to compete on Saturday Oct. 17 for the nale of the Country Music Festival scheduled to take place Oct. 16 and 17. Tickets can be purchased at Bronson Speedway or online. So come on to the races this Saturday night and see some asphalt high banked racing and purchase your tickets for the Country Music Festival. AnnYoung 352-486-4998 bronsonspeedway@aol.com By Terry Witt Senior Sta WriterEveryone who has ever walked this earth was at one time in their mother’s womb. at’s no big secret. e womb can be a cozy, warm and loving space if the mother loves her baby. It is a nightmare if she doesn’t. e unborn have no choice in whether they are brought into this world. ey must accept their fate. Should the mother choose to abort them, the child will never experience human life. e brutality of abortion has driven people to participate in the Life Chain every rst Sunday in October for many years. Christians stand along roadsides in Levy County and elsewhere in this nation holding signs saying abortion is wrong. On Saturday, as part of the Life Chain, 41 members of First Baptist Church in Bronson stood along U.S. 27A holdings signs appealing to people to exercise their conscience and oppose abortion. Among the Life Chain participants were Ben and Vicki Walker. Vicki said they prayed for motorists passing to react to the messages on the signs and look within their heart to see that abortion is wrong. “I think it should be stopped. It should have been stopped years and years ago,” Ben Walker said. “Just think of the great people who were never born that could have been president. It’s just a national tragedy, that’s what it is.” Paula Sprague said several years ago a woman stopped to talk to Life Chain members in Bronson. “She was thinking about abortion and she changed her mind,” Sprague said. “ere are people out there who will adopt. I know there are situations, but it’s still a child. When a child is conceived, it’s still a child.” Denise and Ben Carillo said they adopted their son Ben, Jr. when he was two hours old. ey received him in Texas. He was born on Halloween. He is an adult today. e Carillos were foster parents to other children for many years. ey fostered 10 children, but one stands out in their mind. One of their former female foster children returned to visit with them years after she had left. After she left their care, she became pregnant at age 13. She was an unwed mother and considered abortion, but changed her mind when she remembered standing with the Carillos in the Life Chain as they held the signs saying, “Abortion is Wrong.” “at’s why I believe in standing here; how the Spirit of God works in a child’s life,” he said. First Baptist Church Pastor Je Buchanan said the Life Chain is an opportunity to stand against abortion. “We’re for life. If it saves one child, it’s worth it, or to get one person to change their mind about abortion,” he said. “We have a wonderful church and we’re trying to make a dierence in our community and our world.” (e Life Chain is a pro-life social movement organization, one of the largest in the America. It was started in 1987 in Yuba City and Marysville by a small California-based pro-life ministry called Please Let Me Live. Every rst Sunday of October, Life Chain invites various churches and congregations across the United States to stand on designated sidewalks to pray and rally for one hour.)Community Members Stand Against Abortion in ‘Life Chain’ Vicki and Ben Walker hold signs as part of Sunday's nationwide Life Chain, a protest against Abortion. Photo by Terry Witt.Bronson First Baptist Church Pastor Je Buchanon and his daughter, Lydia Buchanan, hold signs opposing abortion. Buchanan’s wife, Stacy, is to his right in the blue shirt. Photo by Terry Witt.Ben and Denise Carillo proudly hold their signs a vehicles y past them on U.S. 27A in Bronson. They were part of the Life Chain. Photo by Terry Witt.a special event, but when the county commission was asked if the fees were new, County Attorney Anne Bast Brown mumbled to Commission Chairman John Meeks that the fees have been around for seven years. Her voice was barely audible. She was not speaking into her microphone. Nichols said his group won’t be selling any beer, but Bronson Speedway will sell beer in the designated beer garden behind the grandstands on one end of the facility. He said the sponsors have sold only 103 tickets, but they published marketing materials saying they have 2,500 tickets that are going fast. He anticipates about 500 people will attend the event to cover costs. Since the speedway is located in Bronson, Bronson Fire Rescue Chief Dennis Russell said there would be no overnight camping by the public, no open res (grill cooking only) and each food truck must have safety equipment, which Russell will inspect himself.County Approves Mud Bog Concert with Beer Restrictions continued from page 1A