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INSIDE MARCH 14, 2012 Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community VOLUME 117 ISSUE 220 50 CITRUS COUNTY Prized pinner: Jackson Chronicles Wrestler of the Year /B1 INGLIS REFERENDUM: Voters say Yes to PDSee towns election results./ Page A5www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Comics . . . . .C6 Community . . . .C5 Crossword . . . .C7 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .B6 Horoscope . . . .B6 Lottery Numbers . .B4 Lottery Payouts . .B6 Movies . . . . . .C6 Obituaries . . . .A6 Classifieds . . . .C8 TV Listings . . . .C7 WALL STREET: Up, up Stock market has a great Tuesday. / Page A9 SPRING TRAINING: Ties & tenthsRays tie Baltimore Orioles in 10 innings in Sarasota./Page B5 WEDNESDAYHIGH 82 LOW 55 Partly cloudy with areas of fog after midnight and easterly winds. PAGE A4 TODAY & Thursday morning SO YOU KNOW Due to early deadlines, some lottery numbers do not appear. F O G COMING TOMORROW: M-m-m-Mel Tillis visits Citrus CountyThe country music legend will be in the area April 14 for a fundraising fishing tourney at Homosassa Riverside Resort to benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children./ Thursday Local January unemployment unchanged S HEMIR W ILES Staff WriterWhile the unemployment rate remained unchanged in Citrus County for the month of January, the rate is still 1.4 percentage points lower than at the same time last year. New numbers released Tuesday by the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation showed Citrus Countys jobless rate remained the same at 11.3 percent, which is down from January 2011s rate of 12.7 percent. Regionally, the jobless rate in January was 11.3 percent, down 0.1 percent from Decembers rate and about 1.7 percentage points lower than Januarys rate last year. Out of a regional labor force of 203,551, there were 22,918 unemployed or 319 fewer jobless than in December 2011, according to the state economic agency. At the same time, the size of the regional labor force shrank by 2,368 over the month and the number of those employed dropped by 1,575 to 180,633. According to Workforce Connection, which serves Citrus, Levy and Marion counties, January employment numbers were released this week; Februarys numbers will not be released until near the end of March. This schedule is routine each year due to the states annual benchmarking process. That process includes revisions to the statistics for previous years, including 2011, the news release stated. John Siefert, executive director of the Citrus County Economic Development Council (EDC), said Tuesday that while the numbers remained flat, people must put the information in context with the seasonal jobs that hit the market during the months of October, November and December. In addition, he said there has been more hiring in the county, but not enough to offset the unemployment numbers. However, Siefert expressed confidence that once February and March numbers become available, the numbers will show a slight improvement in the job market. County Commissioner Joe Meek, EDC president, focused on the positives Tuesday as he pointed to how the unemployment rate has dropped from an all-time high of 14.2 percent in 2010. In addition, the average median income has See JOBS / Page A2 Strawberry bounty MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Workers race to fill their flats with strawberries Monday morning at Ferris Farms in Floral City. The price of the sweet fruit has dropped recently due to a bumper crop of berries across the state. S HEMIR W ILES Staff WriterFLORAL CITY It was flat after flat of sweet, delicious strawberries at this years Floral City Strawberry Festival. The unseasonably warm winter meant a bumper crop for many strawberry producers in the state, including Citrus Countys own Ferris Farms in Floral City. It caused the plants to do well, said Dudley Calfee, general manager of Ferris Farms. Were picking a lot of berries. While the abundance of berries may be sweet for the consumer, strawberry farmers are bemoaning this years extraordinary harvest it means turning a profit will be difficult. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a pound of strawberries on March 2 was selling at major grocery stores for an average of $2.15 an 8-cent drop from the previous week and a 28-cent drop from last year at the same time. However, Calfee explains it really is just basic economics. Its simple supply and demand, he said. Since there are so many berries, its natural the prices will go down. But after weathering two brutal winters back to back, Calfee believes many strawberry growers are enjoying the benefits of warmer weather just as much as the consumers are enjoying the good prices. Strawberry-picking at Ferris Farms will finish the end of this month. Next will be blueberry season and Calfee isnt too sure how the warm winter affected the blueberry crop because they do require a certain amount of time in weather under 45 degrees, but above 35 degrees. While he expects to have fewer berries than last year, Calfee said Warmer winter leads to bumper crop locally and statewide Associated PressWASHINGTON Rick Santorum won the Alabama primary Tuesday night and clung to a lead over Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney in Mississippi, deeply conservative Southern crossroads in the struggle for the Republican presidential nomination. We did it again, exulted Santorum before cheering supporters in Lafayette, La. He has long sought to emerge as Romneys sole rival from the right. Romney, the faraway front-runner in the delegate chase, bristled in the hours before the votes were counted, saying Santorum was at the desperate end of his campaign. But it was Gingrich with the most to lose as he struggled for political survival in a part of the country he hoped would fuel one more comeback in the unpredictable race to pick an opponent to President Barack Obama. There were 107 Republican National Convention delegates at stake on Tuesday, 47 in Alabama, 37 in Mississippi, 17 in Hawaii caucuses and six more in caucuses in American Samoa. In Alabama, with 67 percent of the precincts counted, Santorum was pulling 35 percent of the vote, Gingrich had 30 percent and Romney 28 percent. Returns from 85 percent of Mississippis precincts showed Santorum with 33 percent, Gingrich 31 percent and Romney 30. Rep. Ron Paul, the fourth contender, made little effort in the states on the days ballot. Evangelicals played an outsized role in both primary states, underscoring the challenge to Romney. In Mississippi and Alabama, 80 percent or more of voters leaving their polling places said they were born again Christians or evangelical. Those voters have been reluctant to rally to Romneys side in the primaries and caucuses to date. Among them, Santorum bested Romney by 9 points in Alabama and 4 points in Mississippi. More broadly, the exit polls showed a primary electorate that was conservative, determinedly Republican and profoundly unhappy about the government. In Mississippi, more than eight in 10 voters said they were dissatisfied or angry with the federal government, while in Alabama, Santorum victorious in Ala., leads in Miss. See BOUNTY / Page A2 Home invasion trial unfolds in circuit court A.B. SIDIBE Staff WriterINVERNESS To the prosecution, Christopher Ryan Rainey was an alcohol-addled man who rapped on the door of a residence of total strangers the day before Independence Day 2010, then tried to kick it in. When Rainey was confronted, the state claims, he pulled a gun out, lowered his ski mask, pointed the firearm at the man and demanded to be let into the home and told another resident to get on her knees. A tussle ensued and Rainey was allegedly pistolwhipped with his own weapon and fled with a waiting accomplice only to be found moments later by authorities drenched in his own blood, slurring his speech, shoeless and huddled in the passenger seat of an SUV. In the first day of Raineys trial before a seven-person jury in Circuit Court Judge Ric Howards courtroom, prosecutor Paul Norville told jurors what Rainey did that night was plain and simple: burglary while armed and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. After Norvilles opening salvo, defense attorney Mark Rodriguez took a starkly different line on events that night. While Rodriguez conceded his client was high on pills at the time, he insisted to jurors Rainey went to the home in Inverness because it was a place he bought pills from, but ended up in an altercation with one of the witnesses, Brian Hammerlee. There is no evidence of fingerprints on a gun or his connection to a ski mask, Rodriguez told jurors. He went on to grill successive witnesses about possible links between some residents of the home and Rainey, and he hammered Citrus County Sheriffs Office personnel for their failures to interview all the residents of the home, lack of testing on items like the ski mask and gun and failure of deputies to provide medical aid to a bleeding Rainey when he was detained. But prosecutor Norville also kept coming back with witness assertions that none of the residents of the home ever knew Rainey before July 3, 2010. The matriarch of the family, Dee Perozzi, was first on the stand and, in emotionally charged testimony, described the events of the harrowing evening. The prosecution also played audio of the 911 call Perozzi made while her son Brian was allegedly wresting a 22-caliber pistol from Rainey in the homes front lawn. Hammerlee told the court he was watching television in his brothers room next to the homes garage when he heard banging on the door. Hammerlee said when he went outside to investigate, he ran into Rainey, who told him, I am Chris; I was here earlier and you are gonna let me into this house. He said Rainey then pulled out a gun, pointed it at him and was trying to make him walk back into the house. It was then that Hammerlees sister Desiree Hammerlee reportedly appeared, and he said Rainey immediately ushered him aside and pointed the gun at his sisters temple and told her to get down on her knees. While Raineys attention was on his sister, Hammerlee knocked Rainey to the ground and wrested the gun from him. Hammerlee said he repeatedly hit Rainey over the head with the pistol until it broke apart and all the bullets fell out. He said Rainey also was able to hit him a few times during the fight, causing a cut on his face. He said Raineys alleged accomplice, Sharmark Powell, who was in a silver SUV at the time, came up behind him and knocked him to the ground. He reportedly found himself in a battle with both Powell and Rainey, who soon fled in the vehicle, leaving behind the broken gun and a shoe, among other items. A short time later, deputy Joe Casola apprehended Powell and Rainey on County Road 486 in response to a bulletin to be on the lookout for the SUV they were riding in, he told jurors. Testimony continues in the case at 9 a.m. today.Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe can be reached at 352-564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. STATE NEWS: Next session State Legislature reconvenes for a special session./ Page A3 See RACE / Page A5 IF THEY BUILD IT... Dream onCommunity divided about propsosal for famous site./ Page B6 OPINION: EDITORIAL, PAGE A10 Dont put this drug on your shelves knowing its harmful.
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She also noted the lack of chill hours possibly having a negative effect on the number of berries her plants will produce this year, but despite the odds, shes remaining confident she will have plenty for people to pick. Information from the Associated Press was used in this report. Chronicle reporter Shemir Wiles can be reached at (352) 564-2924 or swiles@chronicleonline. com. MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Strawberries have become a major crop at Ferris Farms in Floral City. BOUNTY Continued from Page A1 AFL-CIO boosts ground support for Obama Associated PressORLANDO The AFLCIO formally endorsed President Barack Obamas re-election bid Tuesday, saying it would mount a vast door-to-door effort for Democratic candidates in response to the flood of outside political money that conservative groups are pouring into the campaign. The labor federation said its strategy is to devote less money than it did in 2008 to specific candidates campaigns and Democratic campaign organizations and put more emphasis on oldfashioned, get-out-the-vote shoe-leather. AFLCIO political director Mike Podhorzer said up to 400,000 union members will be staffing phone banks and knocking on doors to persuade voters to support federal, state and local candidates. Were not going to ever raise anything like the kind of money that our opponents have, Podhorzer said. But the power of people talking to each other, friends talking to friends, friends talking to neighbors, is always going to trump these cheap negative ads. The strategy, announced at the AFL-CIOs annual winter executive council meeting near Disney World, marks a shift from two years ago, when about two-thirds of organized labors political spending went directly to candidates and party campaign committees, Podhorzer said. Unions hope to take advantage of a 2010 Supreme Court decision that allows union campaign workers to stop at the homes of any voter, not just those of union members, Podhorzer said. The same ruling allows corporations and unions to spend unlimited cash in support of, or against, candidates for elected office. Union leaders have said they plan to spend more this election cycle than the $400 million they say they spent helping elect Obama and other Democrats in 2008. WEEKLY LINEUP Nearly a dozen medical professionals share their expertise with columns in Health & Life./Tuesdays Read up on all things school-related in the Chronicles Education section./ Wednesdays Plan menus for the week from the recipes in the Food section. / Thursdays Get a jump on weekend entertainment with the stories in Scene. / Fridays See what local houses of worship plan to do in the Religion section. / Saturdays Read about area businesses in the Business section. / Sundays Pick up tips for home improvement, saving money and cashing in on antiques in HomeFront./ Sundays Find out what your neighbors have to say in the Sound Off and letters to the editor in the Commentary section. /Sundays Cruise lines focus on safety Associated PressMIAMI Cruise industry leaders on Tuesday gathered for their first annual convention since the Costa Concordia disaster, driving home their commitment to safety and expressing confidence that the lull in business is only temporary. The Concordia accident, in which 32 people died when the ship ran aground in January off the coast of Italy, cast a long shadow over this years Cruise Shipping Miami conference. The annual meeting draws thousands of people who work in the cruise and travel industries in more than 100 countries. Costas parent company, Carnival Corp., the worlds largest cruise operator, said booking trends are running behind last year, leading it last week to slash 2012 profit forecasts nearly in half. Miami-based Carnivals brands also include Princess Cruises, Holland America Line and Cunard Line. As everyone here well knows, the Concordia incident has focused considerable attention on our industry, Carnival Corp. vice chairman and COO Howard Frank said in his keynote address. While most of this attention has been negative, and we are clearly seeing some setbacks in the short term, we have faced similar setbacks in the past, and in each case we have shown tremendous resiliency in bouncing back. Frank, who is also chairman of the Cruise Lines International Association trade group, said that in the aftermath of Concordia, cruise lines are re-emphasizing passenger and crew safety, implementing a comprehensive, top-tobottom review of our shipboard safety and emergency response procedures. That will include improved emergency muster training for all passengers prior to departure. Late last month, another Costa ship caught fire and lost power, leaving passengers without working toilets, running water or air conditioning for three days.
Around THE COUNTY Citrus County CERT meets March 14 in Beverly Hills The regular monthly meeting of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the Northeast Quadrant will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Basic first aid and bandaging will be practiced. There is a need for CERT volunteers throughout Citrus County. If interested, call Gerry Brummer, chairman, Citrus County CERT Action Committee, at 352-3824446 or visit the CERT website at www.citrus countycert.org. Forum March 17 to host candidates The North Suncoast Republican Club plans an interactive forum featuring the Republican candidates for Citrus County Commission seats. Bring your questions and comments. The meeting is at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Sugarmill Woods Country Club. Complimentary coffee and doughnuts are available at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Bill Connery, president, at 352-382-0811, or Bruce Bryn, director, at 352-503-7375. NSRCs website is www.nsrc-gop.com.Democrat convention delegates sought Delegate applications are now available for the Florida Democratic State Convention, which is June 1 to 3 in Tampa. Forms for delegates are due to the Citrus County Democratic Executive Committee (CCDEC) by April 27. The election caucus will be May 5. Forms can be obtained from any county leader or by going online at www.fladems.com. Auxiliary conducts boating safety event Homosassa Flotilla 15-4 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct a boating safety event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Homosassa Marine, 3120 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. Auxiliarists will be present to conduct free vessel safety exams of boats, distribute boating safety and related literature, and answer any boating safety-related questions. The public is encouraged to trailer boats to the location to make sure they are equipped with the U.S. Coast Guardand state-required safety equipment. Boats properly equipped will receive the safety decal, which will indicate to marine law enforcement personnel that the boat has been inspected. For information, call Bill Schultz at 352-464-5576, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. From wire reports S TATE & L OCAL Page A3 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE DAVE SIGLER /Chronicle Hundreds of shoppers milled around Cowboy Junction flea market Tuesday afternoon, looking for the best bargain. Its clear to a nyone driving by the State Road 44 landmark on Tuesdays, seasonal visitors are here and ready to spend a few bucks on items they cant live w ithout. The flea market also has a large selection of fresh produce, live plants and other food items to keep you nourished during your vis it. Cowboy Junction is west of the light at S.R. 44 and Homosassa Trail and is open from sunrise to 2 p.m. every Tuesday during the season. Opinions pour out over sidewalks C HRIS V AN O RMER Staff WriterSidewalks came up during discussions Tuesday at a special Land Development Code (LDC) Workshop. First, Development Services Director Vince Cautero gave a presentation covering many topics among several chapters of the LDC to the assembled Citrus County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). Representing the interests of the Citrus County Builders Association, Gaston Hall told the board about issues still to be resolved with the code. Among many issues, Hall recommended eliminating the requirements for sidewalks in Chapter 7, as sidewalks are expensive and not always wanted or necessary. If buyers want them, theyll mandate it, Hall said. Cautero disagreed. More county residents are using areas for walking and cycling. With no sidewalks, people are having to walk in the streets, Cautero said. The board had differing views, with Commissioner Rebecca Bays saying she would not want a sidewalk in front of her house, and raised the issue of cost. Cautero said sidewalks should be a community issue about quality of life, and cost should be considered in long-term value. Commissioner John JJ Kenney said his neighborhood in Sugarmill Woods has no sidewalks, but is now retrofitting some bike baths. Ken Frink, public works director, said the LDC has an out clause to allow for an exemption from the sidewalk requirement in some situations. Hall, however, countered that it lacked criteria. Commissioner Dennis Damato said sidewalks would become part of future development when the county starts building more multiple family projects because singlefamily units are getting beyond the reach of most people. The code has to reflect what the markets got, said Damato, who added that hed like to see sidewalks everywhere. Many issues were raised by Inverness residents Dr. Pat Wade and John Wade, Citrus County Council President Theodora Rusnak and Inverness attorney Clark Stillwell. Among the topics were standards for stormwater drainage, biological surveys, impact fees and permit costs. The workshop was one of several to bring local regulations into state compliance, with the LDC to be finalized in June. Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer can be reached at email@example.com or 352-564-2916. Flea-market frenzy Businesses: Add social media to marketing strategy S HEMIR W ILES Staff WriterWhen Skip Staab created a Facebook page for the first time nearly four months ago, his original intent was to keep in touch with his other potter friends and show off a few new works of art in the process. But then he started fielding questions from people wanting to know if certain items were for sale and if so, how much? I didnt realize (creating a Facebook page) would lead to sales, he said Tuesday. Since Christmas, Staab, owner of Pine Tree Pottery & Skips Rustic Furniture in Homosassa, said he has sold at least a dozen pieces, and now that he has a store set up on his fan page, the possibilities of expanding his small business are endless. Its successes like these and more that inspired the Citrus County Business Resource Alliance Partners to offer a workshop designed to educate small business owners on how to use social media to drive more customers to their businesses. The workshop, Social Media Strategies and Live Tutorial, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the College of Central Florida Learning Center in Lecanto. Those in attendance will learn how to incorporate social media into their marketing strategy and also have the opportunity to set up a company page step-bystep on Facebook during the live tutorial segment. The featured presenter is Gina Smith, a marketing strategistand president of Casto Communications. Smith specializes in helping businesses and agencies become more profitable through strategic planning, marketing, media relations and resource development. Staab, who will be attending the workshop, said he is hoping to learn how to get the word out about his Facebook fan page and store so more people will look at and Like it. Angela Davis, who coowns Pepper Creek Pottery in Homosassa, feels social media is the future when it comes to operating and trying to promote a small business. She also has recently seen success with her company Facebook page. An item she displayed on her page sold within 15 minutes of posting the picture of it. As she works to set up a store on her page, Davis said she has a number of people follow their work on Facebook and as a result, she receives a lot of inquires and visits to her store. Its going to be a revolution for the small business world, she said. It gives people an idea of what were about and what were doing. The cost of the workshop is $15 for members of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, the Citrus County Economic Development Council, the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida and SCORE, and $20 for the public. For more information about the workshop, call Cindi Fein at 352-795-3149 or cindi@citruscounty chamber.com.Chronicle reporter Shemir Wiles can be reached at 352-564-2924 or swiles@chronicleonline. com. WHAT: Social Media Strategies and Live Tutorial. WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. WHERE: College of Central Florida, Learning Center Building L-4, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461. COST: $15 per person for members of EDC, chamber, SBDC and SCORE; $20 per person for the general public. CONTACT: Cindi Fein at 352-795-3149 or cindi@citruscounty chamber.com. Fla. lawmakers ready for redistricting session Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court has given the Legislature very specific guidelines for redrawing state Senate districts when the Republican-controlled Legislature convenes a 15-day special session on Wednesday. Fridays 5-2 ruling upheld the 120-district House map but invalidated eight of the 40 Senate districts. It also struck down the Senates district renumbering scheme that increased the chances of incumbents to serve 10 years instead of just eight before being term-limited out of office. The justices cited various violations of the new Fair Districts amendment on legislative redistricting and suggested ways to bring the map into compliance. I believe that guidance is specific and helpful, said Senate Reapportionment Committee Chairman Don Gaetz. It is incumbent upon the Senate now to follow the direction that the court has provided us. Gaetz, R-Niceville, and his House counterpart, Redistricting Committee Chairman Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, agree on what role each chamber will play. We dont anticipate that the House will be micromanaging the Senates process, Gaetz said. Chairman Weatherford and I have a gentlepersons agreement that we will defer to the House on House business and that the House will defer to the Senate on Senate business. Were going to show deference to them, Weatherford acknowledged. Its their map. The Supreme Court ruled the Senate map violated the amendment by intentionally favoring incumbents and the Republican Party, drawing districts that were not compact and failing to follow political and geographic boundaries whenever feasible. The ruling also faulted the Senate for relying solely on voting-age population in attempting to comply with another provision that protects the ability of racial and language minorities to elect legislators of their choice. The justices noted other states and the U.S. Justice Department, which must review Floridas maps for compliance with the federal Voting Rights Act, use registration numbers and analyses of performance in past elections. A congressional redistricting map, meanwhile, is being challenged in state Circuit Court. Senate lawyers on Monday asked a Tallahassee judge to delay it until after this years elections, arguing theres not enough time. The Florida Democratic Party will oppose the delay, said its chairman, Rod Smith. He said on Tuesday its a stalling tactic because the congressional map has some of the same problems the Supreme Court found in the Senate plan. The Democrats and three nonpartisan groups that backed the Fair Districts amendments, one each for legislative and congressional redistricting, are challenging the congressional plan. Smith said no decision has yet been made on whether to challenge details of the state House map in trial court, although the Supreme Court has given it general approval. Gaetz long, narrow district, which hugs the coastline for about 100 miles in the western Panhandle, is among those invalidated. It slices through county lines, creating a similarly elongated inland district to the north for Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker. 2012 SESSION
Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A vehicle burglary occurred at about 6:23 a.m. March 9 in the 6000 block of E. Noble Lane, Inverness. A vehicle burglary occurred at about 11:46 a.m. March 9 in the 5400 block of E. Cherry Cordial Lane, Inverness. A vehicle burglary occurred at about 10:22 a.m. March 10 in the 7300 block of W. McKinley Street, Homosassa. A residential burglary occurred at about 2:17 p.m. March 10 in the 6500 block of W. Linus Court, Crystal River. A residential burglary occurred at about 2:53 p.m. March 10 in the 8500 block of W. Moonhaze Court, Crystal River. A vehicle burglary occurred at about 5:27 p.m. March 10 in the 1800 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A residential burglary occurred at about 5:45 p.m. March 11 in the 10300 block of S. Sherry Loop, Homosassa. Thefts A grand theft occurred at about 10:49 a.m. March 9 in the 100 block of S. Barbour Street, Beverly Hills. A grand theft occurred at about 10:55 a.m. March 9 in the 7400 block of E. Country Highlands Drive, Floral City. A grand theft occurred at about 12:39 p.m. March 9 in the 3600 block of N. Carl G. Rose Highway, Hernando. A grand theft occurred at about 6:30 p.m. March 9 in the 1900 block of W. Noble Street, Lecanto. A larceny petit theft occurred at about 9:50 p.m. March 9 in the 7700 block of W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. A grand theft occurred at about 8:39 a.m. March 10 at Hemlock Street and Palm Avenue, Inverness. A grand theft occurred at about 11:06 a.m. March 10 in the 3600 block of E. Ming Court, Inverness. A grand theft occurred at about 1:55 p.m. March 10 in the 4000 block of N. Bloom Point, Crystal River. A larceny petit theft occurred at about 3:19 p.m. March 10 in the 1800 block of N.W. U.S. 19, Crystal River. A larceny petit theft occurred at about 7:37 p.m. March 10 in the 3400 block of W. Eldridge Drive, Citrus Springs. An auto theft occurred at about 9:52 p.m. March 11 in the 4000 block of S. Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa. Vandalisms A vandalism occurred at about 7:06 a.m. March 9 in the 10500 block of E. Gobbler Drive, Floral City. A vandalism occurred at about 5:53 p.m. March 9 in the 3500 block of S. Highlands Avenue, Inverness. A vandalism occurred at about 8:09 a.m. March 10 in the 10400 block of S. Le Baron Drive, Homosassa. A vandalism occurred at about 9:36 a.m. March 11 in the 200 block of W. Romany Loop, Beverly Hills. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE HI LO PR 84 62 trace HI LO PR 85 57 0.00 HI LO PR 84 59 0.00 HI LO PR 84 56 0.00 HI LO PR 85 57 0.00 HI LO PR 83 55 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER Morning fog and low clouds, then mostly sunny and warm. THREE DAY OUTLOOK Mostly sunny, late night fog forming. Morning fog, then plenty of sunshine. High: 82 Low: 55 High: 82 Low: 56 High: 82 Low: 58 TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING FRIDAY & SATURDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Tuesday 83/56 Record 88/33 Normal 78/49 Mean temp. 70 Departure from mean +7 PRECIPITATION* Tuesday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.56 in. Total for the year 3.79 in. Normal for the year 7.73 in.*As of 6 p.m. at Inverness UV INDEX: 9 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Tuesday at 3 p.m. 30.22 in. DEW POINT Tuesday at 3 p.m. 56 HUMIDITY Tuesday at 3 p.m. 42% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were absent and trees were moderate. ** Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms. AIR QUALITY Tuesday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:39 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:39 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ...........................1:42 A.M. MOONSET TODAY ..........................12:23 P.M. MARCH 14MARCH 22MARCH 30APRIL 6 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS Citrus County: Irrigation is limited to once per week. Addresses ending in a 0 or 1: Monday; addresses ending in 2 or 3: Tuesday; addresses ending in 4 or 5: Wednesday; addresses ending in 6 or 7: Thursday; addresses ending in 8 or 9: Friday. Hand-watering of plants other than lawns may be done on any day, but is limited to the hours before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. New lawns may be watered any day during the first 30 days. During days 31-60, they may be watered approximately every other day. Even-numbered addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Odd-numbered addresses may be watered on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Fountains and other aesthetic water features may only operate four hours per day. The regular hours of operation can be selected by the owner, but must be posted (see list of exemptions such as water features that also provide aerification to koi ponds at WaterMatters.org/). Car washing is limited to once per week on the designated watering day for the location. Pressure washing is allowed for necessary purposes such as prior to painting or sealing, in order to maintain a paint or material warranty, to address a health or safety hazard and to comply with health laws. Questions, concerns or reporting violations, call 352-527-7669. For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: HIGH. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 80 59 pc Ft. Lauderdale 81 72 pc Fort Myers 86 63 pc Gainesville 82 55 ts Homestead 82 67 pc Jacksonville 82 59 pc Key West 81 72 pc Lakeland 84 60 pc Melbourne 80 63 pc City H L Fcast Miami 82 70 pc Ocala 82 57 ts Orlando 82 62 pc Pensacola 78 59 ts Sarasota 84 61 pc Tallahassee 84 55 ts Tampa 83 64 pc Vero Beach 80 63 pc W. Palm Bch. 81 69 pc FLORIDA TEMPERATURESEast winds from 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters will have a light chop. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms today. Gulf water temperature79 LAKE LEVELS Location Mon. Tues. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 27.46 27.44 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 33.83 33.81 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 35.69 35.67 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 37.63 37.63 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOK Taken at Aripeka THE NATION Albany 70 54 .01 pc 56 33 Albuquerque 70 37 s 68 42 Asheville 73 53 .02 s 76 46 Atlanta 66 60 .07 pc 80 55 Atlantic City 75 55 .12 s 63 43 Austin 81 59 pc 79 66 Baltimore 80 59 .01 s 73 51 Billings 67 38 pc 61 41 Birmingham 79 64 .04 pc 82 60 Boise 59 42 .03 sh 58 42 Boston 71 49 .07 pc 54 37 Buffalo 61 43 .13 s 51 44 Burlington, VT 66 46 .10 c 49 35 Charleston, SC 75 56 .01 pc 79 57 Charleston, WV 76 60 .01 s 77 49 Charlotte 75 57 s 82 54 Chicago 70 49 pc 78 60 Cincinnati 75 62 s 77 57 Cleveland 67 52 .30 s 64 51 Columbia, SC 77 61 .13 s 84 56 Columbus, OH 73 56 s 76 56 Concord, N.H. 71 42 .01 pc 53 32 Dallas 76 62 pc 79 64 Denver 74 34 s 70 40 Des Moines 77 36 pc 78 54 Detroit 67 49 .03 s 66 52 El Paso 79 37 s 82 51 Evansville, IN 78 54 pc 78 59 Harrisburg 77 52 s 72 41 Hartford 70 51 .02 pc 65 39 Houston 79 69 .01 pc 79 66 Indianapolis 75 50 s 77 59 Jackson 80 62 pc 84 62 Las Vegas 75 56 s 74 56 Little Rock 80 52 pc 80 63 Los Angeles 60 54 pc 64 53 Louisville 77 61 pc 78 59 Memphis 79 64 ts 83 63 Milwaukee 66 45 pc 72 55 Minneapolis 66 34 s 73 43 Mobile 79 66 .01 pc 78 58 Montgomery 80 63 pc 83 60 Nashville 81 60 pc 81 59 New Orleans 82 62 pc 78 62 New York City 73 54 .01 s 69 47 Norfolk 77 58 .08 s 73 51 Oklahoma City 80 51 pc 81 62 Omaha 81 40 s 78 52 Palm Springs 83 50 s 77 54 Philadelphia 76 54 .07 s 71 47 Phoenix 85 52 s 84 53 Pittsburgh 72 59 s 70 51 Portland, ME 58 42 sh 46 32 Portland, Ore 45 34 .21 r 48 43 Providence, R.I. 67 47 .01 pc 63 38 Raleigh 78 57 .02 s 80 53 Rapid City 75 32 pc 68 42 Reno 53 45 sh 62 43 Rochester, NY 64 55 .06 s 57 41 Sacramento 56 52 .15 sh 62 52 St. Louis 83 50 ts 83 61 St. Ste. Marie 43 39 .12 pc 51 39 Salt Lake City 66 52 c 64 46 San Antonio 80 64 pc 81 67 San Diego 62 55 pc 64 55 San Francisco 55 52 .40 sh 60 48 Savannah 74 58 trace pc 79 58 Seattle 43 33 .27 r 46 40 Spokane 47 34 .04 sh 45 38 Syracuse 68 56 .01 s 53 37 Topeka 82 41 pc 83 60 Washington 81 56 .01 s 75 53YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 89 Laredo, Texas LOW 17 Leadville, Colo. WEDNESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 89/75/pc Amsterdam 59/39/pc Athens 56/41/c Beijing 49/33/s Berlin 48/41/pc Bermuda 68/63/c Cairo 66/48/pc Calgary 43/28/pc Havana 82/64/pc Hong Kong 69/62/pc Jerusalem 59/44/pc Lisbon 76/53/s London 62/39/pc Madrid 76/39/s Mexico City 75/48/sh Montreal 41/32/rs Moscow 26/15/c Paris 65/41/s Rio 91/75/ts Rome 68/46/s Sydney 81/66/pc Tokyo 45/32/pc Toronto 62/44/s Warsaw 45/31/pc WORLD CITIES Tuesday Wednesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Tuesday Wednesda y City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, Madison, Wi. Wednesday ThursdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 11:51 a/7:01 a 10:41 p/6:29 p 1:31 p/8:17 a 11:56 p/7:41 p Crystal River** 10:12 a/4:23 a 9:02 p/3:51 p 11:52 a/5:39 a 10:17 p/5:03 p Withlacoochee* 7:59 a/2:11 a 6:49 p/1:39 p 9:39 a/3:27 a 8:04 p/2:51 p Homosassa*** 11:01 a/6:00 a 9:51 p/5:28 p 12:41 p/7:16 a 11:06 p/6:40 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 3/14 WEDNESDAY 5:53 12:08 6:23 3/15 THURSDAY 12:38 6:52 1:06 7:20 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY HI LO PR 84 57 0.00 Today's active pollen: Oak, Juniper, Nettle Todays count: 10.6/12 Thursdays count: 10.5 Fridays count: 10.6 For the RECORD SO YOU KNOW For the past few weeks, arrest details on the Citrus County Sheriffs Office website have been unavailable. For information about arrests made by the CCSO during this time, go to www. sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports.A4 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 To start your subscription:Call now for home delivery by our carriers:Citrus County: 352-563-5655 Marion County: 888-852-2340 13 weeks: $36.65* 6 months: $64.63* 1 year: $116.07* *Subscription price includes a separate charge of .14 per day for transportation cost and applicable state and local sales tax. Call 352-563-6363 for details. There will be a $1 adjustment for the Thanksgiving edition. This will only slightly affect your expiration date. The Viewfinder TV guide is available to our subscribers for $13.00 per year. 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Officials in Miami said Tuesday the boat was carrying 54 bales of cocaine weighing more than 3,500 pounds. Four suspected smugglers aboard the 35-foot speedboat were taken into custody and will likely face drug trafficking charges. The boat was spotted March 3 by the crew of a helicopter dispatched from the 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Northland. Officials said the seizure was part of Operation Martillo, aimed at halting smuggling of drugs, weapons and cash in waters off Central America. The operation involves several U.S. agencies and Latin American nations. The Northlands homeport is Portsmouth, Va. Assisting was the 110-foot cutter Pea Islan,d based in Key West. Casey Anthonys trial pushed back ORLANDO Casey Anthonys defamation trial has been pushed back to next year. Circuit Judge Lisa Munyon issued an order Tuesday saying the trial will start in the first week of 2013. Anthony was acquitted last year of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. After Caylee disappeared in the summer of 2008, Anthony told investigators that a baby sitter named Zenaida Gonzalez had kidnapped the toddler. A woman with that name sued Anthony, claiming her reputation had been ruined. During her murder trial, Anthonys attorney told jurors that the baby sitter story was fabricated. Both Anthonys attorneys and attorneys for Gonzalez requested the postponement. Anthony is serving a year of probation at an undisclosed location in Florida for an unrelated charge. Tampa considers $6 million for radios TAMPA Tampa City Commissioners will debate whether to buy 1,765 handheld radios, 163 vehicle-mounted radios, plus equipment to accommodate more dispatchers at a cost of $6 million for the Republican National Convention. The commission meets Thursday. Police have already endorsed the plan, saying it will put every officer on the same radio system, no matter where the officer is from or the assignment. Tampa Police Department is expected to rotate most of its 1,000-officer force into convention security during the event, which begins Aug. 27 and could draw up to 45,000 people. An additional 3,000 officers from other agencies around the state will work the event. The Tampa Bay Times reported that money for the radios would come from a $50 million federal grant for convention security.Last of 3 jailed in evil spirit scam FORT LAUDERDALE The last of three women convicted in a scam promising people their money could be cleansed of evil spirits has been sent to federal prison. A judge in Fort Lauderdale on Monday sentenced 22year-old Olivia Evans to 15 months behind bars. Her mother-in-law and that womans sister were previously sentenced to prison for their roles in the scam. They also must pay restitution to victims. Prosecutors say the women persuaded people to send them money to be cleansed of evil spirits in exchange for a service fee. 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C ATHYK APULKA Staff WriterINGLIS Voters headed to Inglis Town Hall on Tuesday and voted no on the heated issue to disband the Inglis Police Department. The issue, which has disrupted the quiet town, was voted down by a count of 273 to 234 votes. Im relieved. Im happy for my guys, Inglis Police Department Chief Steve Dixon said. Im thrilled that my guys will have a job, and this police department will survive. And we will be able to give our residents the security and the protection that they deserve. Dixon said the voters broke a previous record for voter turnout at 278. He said the polls closed about five minutes late because voters had formed a line outside the door at the hall waiting to get inside to cast their vote. If theyre in line, they can vote, he said. Im just happy we had almost double the votes, Glenda Kirkland, a candidate for the towns commission, said. Its sad that it took this to get people out to vote. Craig and Cindy Griffin, Inglis residents, said they supported keeping the police department. Wow, thats closer than I would have thought, Cindy said when she heard the voting tally. Ive never seen this town so busy. One of their concerns is that it would have cost the town more money for less police coverage if Levy County Sheriffs Office took over. With this being such a controversial election, I think a lot more people know whats going on, she said. If you dont get involved in your own neighborhood and protect your own home, how can anybody complain about anything? This means the destiny of the towns five-man police force will stay in the town of Inglis hands, and the sheriffs office will not take over all of the policing of the small towns streets. Id just like to say Im proud of the people for getting it on the ballot, Michael Andrew White, a candidate for the towns commission, said. Its a win either way. At least people got the right to vote. Voters also decided to reelect the towns incumbents, to fill three commission seats. Richard Kellman (320), Sherry Ely (285) and Drinda Merritt (273) won over White (242) and Kirkland (231). The incumbents will be sworn in again April 2. Kirkland said Merritt was the only commissioner who voted against allowing the public to vote on the police department issue. I was just surprised that people would vote for someone who voted no, not allowing us to vote on the referendum, Kirkland said. The people voted, and they voted for what they wanted, thats what its all about. I hope they come out and vote in all the elections in the future. 80 percent said they would definitely vote for the Republican candidate against Obama next fall, no matter who he is. While Alabama and Mississippi are among the most conservative states in the country and share a long border, the exit polls showed significant differences in the voters reaction to the candidates. In Mississippi, Romney had the support of 30 percent of primary voters who earn under $50,000 a year, compared with 26 percent in Alabama. He drew the backing of 33 percent of Mississippi primary voters with no college education, compared with 27 percent in Alabama. Only about half of all voters in each state said they work fulltime for pay, and they, too, voted differently one state from the other. Santorum outpolled Romney, 39 percent to 23 percent among that group in Alabama. The two men tied among that group in Mississippi. As has been true in earlier primaries, the economy was the most important issue to voters, and an ability to defeat Obama the most important quality when it came time to pick a candidate. The exit polls were based on interviews with 1,552 voters as they left 30 randomly selected polling places around Alabama, and with 1,575 Mississippi voters from 30 sites. Each survey had a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. The Southern showdown came as new polling showed a decline in Obamas approval ratings a reversal amid escalating gasoline prices and turbulence in the Middle East. The day began with Romney leading the delegate competition by far in The Associated Press count, with 454 of the 1,144 needed to win the nomination. Santorum had 217, Gingrich 107 and Paul 47. That gave the former Massachusetts governor more than his rivals combined. And while Santorum in particular challenges the mathematical projections, Romney is amassing delegates at a rate that puts him on track to clinch control of the nomination before the convention next summer. Romney, campaigning in Missouri, took exception to a television commercial airing in both Southern states and said Santorum is at the desperate end of his campaign. The commercial was backed by a super PAC that supports the former senator, not by him. Santorums camp had earlier issued a memo that dismissed as fuzzy math Romneys claim that he is on track to amass a delegate majority. Simply put, time is on our side, it said. Gingrichs aides issued a rebuttal of their own with the polls still open in the primary states. It said the primaries were not yet half over, and the former House speaker is well positioned to win the GOP nomination. The large amount of television advertising was testimony to the importance the contenders and their allies attached to the primaries in both Alabama and Mississippi. All three candidates as well as super PACs supporting each of them ran television commercials. As has been the case all year, Restore Our Future, which backs Romney, spent more than any of the others. The group put down $1.3 million for television ads in Alabama, another $900,000 in Mississippi and more for radio on Christian and other radio stations as well as thousands of pieces of mail designed to help the former Massachusetts governor. It was only in recent days that Romney seemed to sense a chance in Alabama and Mississippi, and he responded by increasing his television ad expenditures and his plans for campaigning in the states. Born in Michigan and a longtime resident of Massachusetts, he told one audience the two primaries were a bit of an away game for him and drew laughs from another when he said he hoped to go hunting with an Alabama friend who can actually show me which end of the rifle to shoot. He generally steered away from criticizing his Republican rivals and aimed his rhetoric instead at Obama, whose prospects in both states are as dim next fall as anywhere in the country. Santorum campaigned against the president and Romney simultaneously as he sought the support of conservatives who have fueled his recent surge. In Biloxi, Miss., on Monday, he ridiculed the science behind global warming. The dangers of carbon dioxide? Tell that to a plant, how dangerous carbon dioxide is, he said. Gingrich spent part of his time pushing back against suggestions including from his own staff that he might drop out if he didnt notch a pair of Southern victories. His only two wins so far came in the South Carolina primary on Jan 21, and last week, when he won his political home state of Georgia. Initial polls showed the former House speaker in a strong position in both states, but he abruptly canceled a campaign trip to Kansas in advance of the states caucuses late last week to remain in the South. 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CATHY KAPULKA /Chronicle From left: Terry Pollock and Betty Berger campaign to encourage Inglis voters to vote no to disband the Inglis Police Department. Wilbur Dean is campaigning for Levy Countys Clerk of the Court position.
Special to the ChronicleRALEIGH, N.C. In the year since the tsunami that caused accidents at nuclear power plants in Fukushima, Japan, Progress Energy has worked with the U.S. nuclear industry, the Nuclear Energy Institute and global resources to understand the events and implement changes to make the companys plants even safer and better protected. The companys response includes in-depth inspections and analyses, physical changes, additional equipment to monitor and respond to potential emergencies, and plans for additional safety and security initiatives. Progress Energy Chief Nuclear Officer James Scarola has been named as a special liaison for the U.S. nuclear industrys Fukushima response. In that role, Scarola is helping lead the continuing effort to analyze lessons learned from the Fukushima events and response, and work with regulatory agencies, the industry and other stakeholders to implement enhancement plans at each of the nations 104 commercial nuclear plants. Immediately following the March 11, 2011, accident at Fukushima Daiichi, Progress Energy conducted thorough inspections at each of its four nuclear sites located in the Carolinas and Florida. Plant personnel reviewed each plants emergency-response capabilities, written procedures and engineering specifications to verify each sites ability to respond in the unlikely event of station blackout or record flood. As of this year, Progress Energy is working to establish industry best practices and improve the safety standards and margin. The U.S. approach to safety at nuclear power plants is based on three layers of safety: protection, mitigation and emergency response. A revised strategy represents a significant expansion of the second layer the ability to protect the plant and public in extreme external events that may exceed those for which the plant was designed. Meanwhile, the nuclear industry is in the process of reanalyzing natural disasters, including earthquakes and flooding, to assess the state of readiness in light of the events in Japan. U.S. nuclear companies are also adding emergency equipment, such as portable pumps and generators, to perform key safety functions if off-site electrical supplies and several backup power sources are lost to permanently installed safety systems due to natural and/or man-made causes. Among the additional pieces of equipment Progress Energy is adding, at each station, a high-capacity pump to maintain the ability to cool the reactor core in an unlikely accident, additional diesel generators for power restoration to critical equipment, and other associated support components (i.e., lights, fans, small generators, direct-current power supplies, pre-staged tool kits, fuel transfer equipment, hoses, cords, fittings, etc.). These systems and pieces of equipment are in addition to the numerous layers of safety measures and systems previously in place. Edna Chancey, 79DUNNELLON Edna M. Chancey, 79, of Dunnellon, Florida, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2012, in the loving care of her family and the staff of Legacy House of Hospice of Marion County. She was born on Wednesday, October 12, 1932, to Kenneth L. and Margaret Wheatfill, in Terre Haute, Indiana. She moved to Kissimmee, FL, in 1959, from Terre Haute. She then moved to Orlando in 1961, where she worked for several insurance agencies for more than 10 years. She then went to work in Orlando for Boise Cascade Corporation in 1970, retiring as shipping supervisor after 17 years of service. She and her husband, Ralph, then moved to Crystal River, Florida, where she went to work for attorney Harold B. Stephens for two years. She has lived in the Dunnellon area since 1993 and moved into Dunnellon Square Mobile Home Park in 2001. She was an active resident in the park, having been secretary of the homeowners association as well as president of the association. She also wrote the monthly newsletter for several years. She was a life member of the VFW Post 4864 Ladies Auxiliary of Citrus Springs. She was of the Baptist faith and attended the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Citrus Springs. Edna was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Christine Tillman; brother, Raymond Wheatfill; and by her husband Ralph after 38 years of marriage. Between them, they had eight children, which included one son and seven daughters: Robert Patterson of Coleman, FL, Vicki Tillman of Ruskin, FL, Cathy Joslyn of Venice, FL, Cheryl Clayton of Walterboro, SC, Sandi Detrick of St. Paris, OH, Shelly Frazier of Tallahassee, FL, Laura Jergens of Roopville, GA, and Missy Hendrix of Perry, GA. She also is survived by 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and sister, Wanda Acosta of Dunnellon, FL. Viewing will take place at Fero Funeral Home in Beverly Hills from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012. The funeral service will be held at Fero Funeral Home on Friday, March 16, 2012, at 11:30 p.m. with the Reverend Jess Burton of the Lighthouse Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Fero Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Fero Funeral Home. www.ferofuneralhome.comMatt Tress Cook, 40 FLORAL CITYMatt Tress Cook, age 40, Floral City, died March 12, 2012, at Citrus Memorial hospital. A Celebration of Life and Remembrance Gathering will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory. The family will receive friends in visitation from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Matt was born on December 3, 1971, in Muncie, IN, to Bruce and Cindy (Botts) Cook. He was employed as a roofer in the construction business. Matt enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle. He was an avid fan of the Tampa Bay Bucs. Survivors include his son, Cameron Cook, Floral City; his father, Bruce Cook, Inverness; mother, Cindy and her husband, Dan Watson; his sister, Buffy and her husband, Steve Smith; and brother Ian Watson, all of Floral City; nieces, Jamie Robinson and Ashley Smith, and nephew Steven Smith; great-niece Hailee Calcagino; many extended family and loving friends. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Edwin Singing Eddie Olsen, 86 DUNNELLON A memorial service for Edwin C. Singing Eddie Olsen, who went to be with the Lord on February 16, 2012, will be Friday, March 16, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102 Street Road, Dunnellon. Military services will follow at 1 p.m. at Bushnell National Cemetery. Mr. Olsen was born July 9, 1925, in Brooklyn, NY. He was a chef at well-known resorts such as Tappas in Tarpon Springs and the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI, among others. He was a veteran of World War II and Korea and a life member of VFW Post 4864. An avid fisherman, he also enjoyed cooking and eating. Ed is survived by his wife of 41 years, Doris, and nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Citrus County or Rainbow Springs Village Church. Cremation handled by Florida Cremation, Ocala. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Raymond Frey, 86HOMOSASSA Raymond Martin Frey, 86, of Homosassa, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Hospice House of Citrus County in Lecanto. Wilder Funeral Home assisting the family with private cremation arrangements. Tessie Szubka, 93 CRYSTAL RIVERTessie Szubka, 93, of Crystal River, died March 12, 2012, at Crystal River Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be at Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills, on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at 9 a.m. Interment will follow at Fero Memorial Gardens. Richard Jones, 76 INVERNESS The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Richard A. Jones, age 76, of Inverness, Florida, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness with Pastor Craig S. Davies officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Hooper Crematory, Inverness, Florida. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, NY. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the church. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464 or the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness, 206 Washington Ave., Inverness, FL 34450. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com. Mr. Jones was born April 28, 1935, in Johnson City, NY, son of the late Francis and June (Harrington) Jones. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 11, 2012, in Inverness, FL. He worked as a supervisor in warehousing at Limestone Caves, Kansas City, MO, and moved to Inverness, Florida from there nine years ago. Mr. Jones was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness, where he was a Stephen Minister and Elder. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Betty Lou Jones of Inverness, FL; son, Robert F. (Ellen) Jones of Canton, NY; sister, Carol Jones Hogan of Dothan, AL; three grandchildren, Kristina, Samantha and Daniel Jones of Canton, NY; sisters-in-law and brothersin-law, Raymond and Shirley Limoges of Glenwood Springs, CO, and Joyce and Gary Burdick of Binghamton, NY; cousin, David (Mary) Jones; and several nieces, nephews and greatnieces and great-nephews. Arrangements are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory. Eula Hutchins, 92 HOMOSASSA The service of remembrance for Mrs. Eula S. Hutchins, 92, of Homosassa, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. She died Sunday, March 11, 2012, in Lecanto. Interment will follow at Royal Palm Cemetery, St. Petersburg. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Inverness Chapel. Brian Schaeffer, 78INVERNESS Brian L. Schaeffer,age 78, Inverness, died March 11, 2012, under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. A Celebration of Life and Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, March 16, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory with Pastor Greg Kell officiating and military honors rendered by VFW Post 4337 of Inverness. Brian was born on March 5, 1934, in Rochester, NY, to the late Louis and Helen (McCarthy) Schaeffer. He served our country in the United States Air Force. Brian was employed by Bausch and Lomb as an eyeglass frame model maker. He enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family and his two dogs, Winnie and Tigger. Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Pamela Schaeffer, Inverness; his son, Michael Brian and wife, Stacy Schaeffer, Homosassa; his daughter, Teresa Schaeffer, Lilydale, NY; stepdaughter Melissa and her husband, Jeff Butler, Raleigh, NC; grandsons Ryan and Joshua Spence; and step-grandchildren Shannon Butler and Joey Gates. The family requests donations in Brians name to Hospice of Citrus County, P .O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.A6 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE MR. B S CAR WASH 750 S.E. HWY. 19 Crystal River, FL 34429 FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY C a r C a r e P a c k a g e 1050 SE US Highway 19 Crystal River, FL 34429 Valued at $140 Enter to Win! Car Washes From Oil Changes From 000AO82 ASK ABOUT EZ PAY! TO ENTER: Go online at chronicleonline.com, click on Features, enter contest. Or fill out this form, mail or bring to 1624 N. 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Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scotts picks to run universities, colleges, state agencies and other important boards are now in limbo. The Florida Senate failed to confirm more than 400 appointments Scott has made in the last year during the regular 60-day legislative session that ended last Friday. Some of those who were not confirmed include the heads of the states prison agency, as well as the agency that works with the disabled and the agency that oversees Floridas elections. The Senate also refused to confirm four members of the State Board of Education, the panel that hires the education commissioner and is responsible for setting policy for the states public schools. Others who were not confirmed include members of university and college boards, water management district boards, the Florida Citrus Commission and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Under state law, all these people must leave their posts by April 23 unless Scott reappoints them. If the Senate refuses to confirm the appointees a second time they must leave their post for at least one year before they can be reappointed. Lane Wright, a spokesman for Scott, said that the governor would start reviewing the appointments between now and the rapidly approaching deadline. We will reappoint or make new appointments within the required time period, Wright said. A spokeswoman for Senate President Mike Haridopolos said that the Senate did not act on many of the executive appointments because it was caught up in other matters, including a controversial bill that makes changes to the states mandatory auto insurance law. The session ran all the way up to midnight on Friday. The Senate simply ran out of time to confirm executive appointments on the last day of the session, said Lyndsey Cruley. We had a number of pressing issues to get to that day. The Senate, however, during the session did confirm eight Scott appointments, including Secretary of Transportation Ananth Prasad. All eight of the appointees were up for confirmation last year but the Senate did not vote on them at that time. That meant that Prasad was in danger of losing his job permanently if the Senate had not acted this time around. Business wins as colleges take a fall Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Floridas businesses scored victories in the Legislature in the newly concluded annual session, but some college students say they wonder if the treatment lawmakers gave that sector came at their expense. For businesses, legislators reduced a mammoth increase in unemployment compensation taxes set to take effect this year, resulting in $550 million in expected savings for businesses over two years. Lawmakers also approved $120 million in various tax breaks. They put a constitutional amendment on the ballot boosting the tax exemption for whats known as tangible personal property, which includes computers, tools, machinery and other equipment. But tuition may be going up for college and university students, particularly those attending the University of Florida and Florida State University. One bill would let those schools raise tuition more than the annual 15 percent limit, if Gov. Rick Scott signs it into law. Business representatives generally agree this was a good session for their interests, while one student organizer said she was disappointed but not surprised. We feel shafted every session, to be honest, said Kelsie Taggart, an organizer with the FSU Progress Coalition. Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, started even before the session, mentioning that the Legislature had limited bandwidth for issues other than redistricting and the required passage of a state budget. But clearly, there was room in the spectrum to take care of issues close to the states business lobby. Overall, this was a good session for the business community, said David Hart, executive vice president of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. We made some good steps forward. The added tangible personal property tax exemption, assuming it passes with 60 percent approval in November, will put money back in the operating accounts of small businesses, said Bill Herrle, executive director of the Florida chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses. The measure provides a second $25,000 exemption for those businesses with total taxable assets of less than $50,000. That affects 150,000 Florida businesses, Herrle said. Its dollars on the bottom line, he said, explaining that the break translates into $300 to $400 for the 2013 tax year. Is that enough to go out and create a job? No, Herrle said. But it is more money to invest back into a business. The change in unemployment compensation is more relevant to job growth, he added. Small business owners are just on the cusp of expansion in this economy, Herrle said. I think that was the one best single job vote of the session. Taggart, a political science and economics major from Broward County, said she and other college students are tired of policymakers helping others on the backs of students. We cant afford our education without taking out more loans, she said. College is supposed to be a step forward but with the more money owed, it can become a step backward. Taggart was among 200 students and others who rallied on the FSU campus Monday to protest against planned UF and FSU tuition hikes. Scott has said he is opposed to increasing tuition at state universities. Taggart said she just wanted to remind him of that statement. Hopefully, we can push him on this to see the wiser way, she said. But Hart said he chafes at suggestions that the help given to businesses somehow comes at the expense of middleand working-class Floridians. Being business-friendly means putting people back to work, making everyone more productive, according to Hart. Were all in this together, Hart said. New charges in toxic tush case FORT LAUDERDALE A Florida woman accused by authorities of illegally injecting toxic substances such as flattire sealant and glue into womens buttocks as an enhancement procedure is facing new charges. Broward Sheriffs Office deputies said 32-year-old Oneal Ron Morris faces unlicensed practice of medicine and related charges after three new victims were identified. Morris, who police say was born a man and identifies as a woman, was arrested in November on similar charges in Miami-Dade County. The victims told authorities that Morris wore a nurses uniform, gloves and an ID tag during the procedures. Authorities said Morris also injected victims with caulk and cement. All three victims suffered medical complications and infections. Morris is free on $8,500 bail after turning herself in Monday. Her attorney said his client maintains her innocence. Judge upholds store suspensions WASHINGTON A federal judge has upheld the Drug Enforcement Administrations decision to prevent two Florida CVS pharmacies from selling controlled substances because of alleged lax enforcement of restrictions on a powerful painkiller. Judge Reggie Walton denied the stores request for a preliminary injunction against DEA at a hearing Tuesday. Last month, the pharmacies won a temporary order blocking the suspension. The DEA issued suspension orders against the Orlando-area CVS pharmacies and their supplier, Cardinal Healths Lakeland-based center. The agency said the pharmacies were dispensing the painkiller oxycodone far in excess of legitimate needs. Walton already allowed DEA to go forward with suspending Cardinal. But a federal appeals court put that suspension on hold while it considers the case. CVS said it would appeal Waltons ruling. Man charged in robbery attemptFORT LAUDERDALE A Florida man is jailed after attempting to steal money from a fast-food restaurant in whats being dubbed a divethrough robbery attempt. Fort Lauderdale police said 31-year-old Edwin Walker is facing strong-arm robbery charges. Court records did not list an attorney Tuesday for Walker. Police said surveillance video at a local Burger King showed Walker waiting early Monday for a customer to pull up to the drive-through window. When the window was opened, Walker allegedly jumped on the hood of a car and dove through the window to steal cash from the register. An employee was able to grab Walker by the shirt and others held him down until police arrived. The charge is a second-degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Taxi drivers complain of bias ORLANDO Some Muslim taxi drivers in Orlando are filing a complaint with the federal agency that monitors employment discrimination, alleging they were not permitted to pray during their breaks and prohibited from speaking any language other than English to each other. Eight taxi drivers filed the complaint alleging anti-Muslim discrimination Tuesday against Star Taxi. In the complaint, a driver claims he was warned not to pray during his breaks, even if he was out of public view, and then he was fired for doing so. The complaint alleges that the drivers were not allowed to speak Arabic to each other. 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C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S TOCKS T HE M ARKETINR EVIEW H OW T O R EAD T HE M ARKETINR EVIEW NYSE A MEX N ASDAQ S TOCKSOFL OCAL I NTEREST M OST A CTIVE ($1 ORMORE) NameVol(00)LastChg BkofAm36983348.49+.50 SPDR Fncl171243815.42+.57 S&P500ETF1622731140.06+2.48 Citigrp rs80925836.45+2.16 JPMorgCh75102043.39+2.85 G AINERS ($2 ORMORE) NameLastChg%Chg BkAtl A rs3.63+1.70+88.1 FT EmMSC46.59+15.12+48.0 Midas11.44+2.45+27.3 Bluegreen3.65+.64+21.2 TCF Fn wt2.37+.34+16.7 L OSERS ($2 ORMORE) NameLastChg%Chg iP SXR1K18.67-5.48-22.7 iP SESPX17.83-3.20-15.2 MediaGen5.38-.83-13.4 ETLg3mVix74.04-9.70-11.6 VersoPap2.11-.27-11.3 D IARYAdvanced2,490 Declined585 Unchanged79 Total issues3,154 New Highs199 New Lows8Volume4,260,206,363 M OST A CTIVE ($1 ORMORE) NameVol(00)LastChg AmApparel730661.02+.11 RareEle g618286.15+.44 NovaGld g584217.36-.19 CheniereEn4606716.01+.14 NwGold g375469.96-.16 G AINERS ($2 ORMORE) NameLastChg%Chg eMagin3.59+.31+9.5 ChaseCorp15.95+1.28+8.7 UnivPwr2.05+.15+7.9 RareEle g6.15+.44+7.7 BovieMed2.63+.18+7.3 L OSERS ($2 ORMORE) NameLastChg%Chg SDgo pfB19.77-1.99-9.1 XPO Log rs15.18-1.05-6.5 DocuSec4.11-.28-6.4 Innsuites2.25-.15-6.3 AvalonHld3.50-.17-4.6 D IARYAdvanced291 Declined173 Unchanged31 Total issues495 New Highs10 New Lows0Volume91,136,003 M OST A CTIVE ($1 ORMORE) NameVol(00)LastChg PwShs QQQ55234466.26+1.21 SiriusXM4857342.29-.03 Microsoft47646332.67+.63 Intel32973427.49+.51 Cisco32553320.22+.39 G AINERS ($2 ORMORE) NameLastChg%Chg BBC pf II30.04+10.19+51.3 VlyNBc wt2.00+.60+42.9 NCentBsh30.02+7.98+36.2 Omeros10.22+2.58+33.8 SalemCm3.88+.83+27.1 L OSERS ($2 ORMORE) NameLastChg%Chg ColemanC10.35-2.63-20.3 Majesco2.56-.41-13.8 EasyLkSInt4.59-.59-11.4 TaylrDv9.58-.98-9.3 ChiCera un4.39-.41-8.5 D IARYAdvanced1,969 Declined562 Unchanged104 Total issues2,635 New Highs173 New Lows19Volume1,668,203,231 Here are the 825 most active stocks on the New York Stock Exchange, 765 most active on the Nasdaq National Market and 116 most active on the American Stock Exchange. Tables show name, price and net change. Name: Stocks appear alphabetically by the companys full name (not abbreviation). Names consisting of initials appear at the beginning of each letters list. Last: Price stock was trading at when exchange closed for the day. Chg: Loss or gain for the day. No change indicated by ... Stock Footnotes: cld Issue has been called for redemption by company. d New 52-week low. dd Loss in last 12 mos. ec Company formerly listed on the American Exchanges Emerging Company Marketplace. h temporary exmpt from Nasdaq capital and surplus listing qualification. n Stock was a new issue in the last year. The 52-week high and low figures date only from the beginning of trading. pf Preferred stock issue. pr Preferences. pp Holder owes installments of purchase price. rt Right to buy security at a specified price. s Stock has split by at least 20 percent within the last year. wi Trades will be settled when the stock is issued. wd When distributed. wt Warrant, allowing a purchase of a stock. u New 52-week high. un Unit, including more than one security. vj Company in bankruptcy or receivership, or being reorganized under the bankruptcy law. Appears in front of the name.Source: The Associated Press. Sales figures are unofficial. 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Associated PressWASHINGTON All but four of 19 major U.S. banks got a green light Tuesday from the Federal Reserve to boost their dividends and take other steps that will make their stocks more attractive to investors. The Fed declared them strong enough to survive a downturn worse than the Great Recession. The Feds findings signaled its confidence that the financial system, which nearly collapsed 3 1/2 years ago, is healthy again. J.P Morgan, Wells Fargo and other large bank holding companies that passed the Feds so-called stress tests raised their dividends and announced plans to buy more of their stock. The news ignited a late-day rally on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average shot up 218 points to its highest close since the end of 2007. Its clearly good news the U.S. banking system can now withstand a quite severe recession without falling over, said Douglas Elliott, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, a non-partisan policy think tank. One notable exception was Citigroup, the nations third-largest bank. It was among the companies the Fed said lacked enough capital to withstand another severe economic and financial crisis. Its stock price fell 4 percent in after-hours trading. The Fed announced the results after markets had closed. The other three financial institutions that did not pass the Feds hypothetical stress tests were Ally Financial, SunTrust and MetLife. The Fed released the results two days earlier than planned after JPMorgan sent out a press release late Tuesday saying it had passed the test. The Fed reviewed the balance sheets of 19 bank holding companies to determine whether they could withstand a severe crisis: unemployment at 13 percent, stock prices falling 60 percent over two years and home prices plunging 21 percent from todays levels. The overall financial system is much stronger than it was in 2009. In the first quarter of that year, the 19 companies stress-tested by the Fed held $420 billion in cash and assets easily convertible to cash. That figure climbed to $759 billion by the end of 2011. The banks that passed the stress tests celebrated with announcements of increased dividends and plans to buy back their own shares: JPMorgan Chase will increase its dividend to 30 cents per share from 25 cents and plans to buy back $15 billion of its stock by the first quarter of 2013. The companys outstanding stock is currently worth $136.7 billion. U.S. Bancorp will boost its annual dividend to 78 cents per share from 50 cents and buy back up to 100 million shares of its stock. Wells Fargo said it will increase its dividend to 22 cents per share from 12 cents. The Fed can bar the banks that failed the test from paying dividends or buying back their own stock. It can also force them to raise money by selling additional stock or issuing debt. 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Nuveen Cl R: IntDMBd 9.24-.01 HYMunBd 15.92+.01 Nuveen Cl Y: RealEst n20.65+.43 Oak Assoc Fds: WhitOkSG 42.68+.91 Oakmark Funds I: EqtyInc r 29.14+.28 GlobalI 23.05+.36 Intl I r 19.47+.33 Oakmark 47.19+.97 Select 31.97+.69 Old Westbury Fds: GlobOpp 7.29+.05 GlbSMdCap 15.27+.24 LgCapStrat 9.85+.16 Oppenheimer A: AMTFMu 6.79... AMTFrNY 11.90-.01 CAMuniA p 8.33... CapApA p 48.50+.81 CapIncA p 8.89+.04 ChmpIncA p 1.82... DvMktA p 33.93+.57 Disc p 61.97+1.05 EquityA 9.51+.19 GlobA p 60.70+1.06 GlbOppA 31.20+.54 GblStrIncA 4.22... Gold p 36.20-.17 IntBdA p 6.36... LtdTmMu 14.88... MnStFdA 36.20+.70 PAMuniA p 11.40... SenFltRtA 8.23... USGv p 9.63-.03 Oppenheimer B: AMTFMu 6.76... AMTFrNY 11.90-.02 CpIncB t 8.71+.04 ChmpIncB t 1.82... EquityB 8.77+.17 GblStrIncB 4.24... Oppenheimer Roch: LtdNYA p 3.37... RoMu A p 16.57-.01 RcNtMuA 7.21... Oppenheimer Y: DevMktY 33.55+.56 IntlBdY 6.36... IntGrowY 28.67+.30 PIMCO Admin PIMS: ShtTmAd p 9.78... 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TotRt 11.11-.03 TR II 10.71-.04 TRIII 9.78-.02 PIMCO Funds A: AllAstAut t 10.73+.01 ComRR p 6.83+.04 LwDurA 10.41-.01 RealRtA p 12.03-.03 TotRtA 11.11-.03 PIMCO Funds C: AllAstAut t 10.61+.01 RealRtC p 12.03-.03 TotRtC t 11.11-.03 PIMCO Funds D: TRtn p 11.11-.03 PIMCO Funds P: AstAllAuthP 10.80+.02 TotRtnP 11.11-.03 Parnassus Funds: EqtyInco n28.25+.31 Perm Port Funds: Permannt 49.04+.29 Pioneer Funds A: BondA p 9.67-.01 IntlValA 19.35+.31 PionFdA p 42.35+.73 ValueA p 11.87+.26 Pioneer Funds B: HiYldB t 10.21+.07 Pioneer Funds C: HiYldC t 10.31+.07 Pioneer Fds Y: CullenV Y 18.77+.38 Price Funds: Balance n20.62+.23 BlChip n44.92+.85 CABond n11.25-.01 CapApp n22.45+.26 DivGro n25.50+.39 EmMktB n13.57+.04 EmEurop 19.40+.22 EmMktS n32.99+.59 EqInc n25.50+.47 EqIndex n37.76+.68 Europe n15.13+.23 GNMA n10.09-.02 Growth n37.16+.66 Gr&In n22.04+.37 HlthSci n37.55+.46 HiYield n6.76... 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UtilityA 11.40+.09 Prudential Fds B: GrowthB 18.68+.32 HiYldB t 5.54+.01 Putnam Funds A: AmGvA p 9.16... AZ TE 9.35... ConvSec 20.19+.22 DvrInA p 7.65+.04 EqInA p 16.85+.32 EuEq 18.65... GeoBalA 12.86+.15 GlbEqty p 9.08... GrInA px 14.36+.28 GlblHlthA 41.90+.55 HiYdA p 7.65... HiYld In 5.96... IncmA p 6.84-.02 IntGrIn p 9.18+.12 InvA p 14.27+.29 NJTxA p 9.68... MultiCpGr 54.79... PA TE 9.37... TxExA p 8.85... TFInA p 15.37-.01 TFHYA 12.23+.01 USGvA p 13.65... GlblUtilA 10.37+.07 VoyA p 23.53+.66 Putnam Funds B: TaxFrIns 15.39... DvrInB t 7.59+.04 EqInc t 16.69+.32 EuEq 17.91... GeoBalB 12.73+.15 GlbEq t 8.21... GlNtRs t 18.50... GrInB tx 14.12+.31 GlblHlthB 33.49+.44 HiYldB t 7.64... HYAdB t 5.85+.01 IncmB t 6.78-.02 IntGrIn t 9.12+.13 IntlNop t 14.04+.19 InvB t 12.85+.25 NJTxB t 9.67... MultiCpGr 46.96... TxExB t 8.85... TFHYB t 12.25+.01 USGvB t 13.58... GlblUtilB 10.32+.06 VoyB t 19.82+.55 RS Funds: IntGrA 17.51+.27 LgCAlphaA 42.60+.70 Value 25.23+.38 RidgeWorth Funds: LCGrStkA p 11.79+.23 Royce Funds: LwPrSkSv r 16.32+.27 MicroCapI 16.48+.24 PennMuI r 12.17+.25 PremierI r 21.05+.41 TotRetI r 13.89+.22 ValSvc t 12.46+.24 Russell Funds S: StratBd 11.09... Rydex Advisor: NasdaqAdv 16.36+.30 SSgA Funds: EmgMkt 20.90+.41 Schwab Funds: HlthCare 18.88+.24 1000Inv r 39.56+.72 S&P Sel 21.82+.39 SmCpSl 21.37+.43 TSM Sel r 25.31+.46 Scout Funds: Intl 31.54+.50 Selected Funds: AmShD 43.66+.78 AmShS p 43.67+.78 Sentinel Group: ComS A p 34.50+.59 Sequoia 160.40+1.53 Sit Funds: LrgCpGr 47.41+.84 SoSunSCInv t 22.04... 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Thrivent Fds A: HiYld 4.88+.01 Incom 8.94-.03 Tocqueville Fds: Gold t n75.00-.29 Transamerica A: AegonHYB p 9.35+.02 FlexInc p 9.09+.01 Turner Funds: SmlCpGr n36.43+.82 Tweedy Browne: GblValue 23.78+.18 US Global Investors: AllAm 25.20+.35 ChinaReg 7.94+.09 GlbRs 10.30+.08 Gld&Mtls 13.06-.06 WldPrcMn 14.12-.06 USAA Group: AgvGt 37.19+.66 CA Bd 10.76-.01 CrnstStr 22.58+.20 GovSec 10.37-.01 GrTxStr 14.31+.12 Grwth 16.22+.28 Gr&Inc 16.35+.34 IncStk 13.47+.20 Inco 13.21-.02 Intl 24.62+.40 NYBd 12.25-.01 PrecMM 31.70-.13 SciTech 14.28+.24 ShtTBnd 9.18-.01 SmCpStk 14.96+.30 TxEIt 13.47-.01 TxELT 13.55... TxESh 10.82... VA Bd 11.43+.01 WldGr 20.11+.32 VALIC : MdCpIdx 21.28+.41 StkIdx 26.01+.48 Value Line Fd: LrgCo n19.47+.31 Vanguard Admiral: BalAdml n23.36+.23 CAITAdm n11.55... CALTAdm n11.69-.01 CpOpAdl n75.14+1.20 EMAdmr r n37.14+.73 Energy n122.49+1.80 EqInAdm n n49.51+.78 EuroAdml n57.81+.85 ExplAdml n75.90+1.47 ExtdAdm n45.04+.90 500Adml n129.13+2.34 GNMA Ad n11.03-.02 GrwAdm n36.18+.59 HlthCr n57.47+.57 HiYldCp n5.87... InfProAd n28.11-.08 ITBdAdml n11.79-.06 ITsryAdml n11.62-.05 IntGrAdm n59.66+1.00 ITAdml n14.17-.01 ITGrAdm n10.15-.04 LtdTrAd n11.18... LTGrAdml n10.28-.12 LT Adml n11.53-.01 MCpAdml n101.19+1.85 MorgAdm n62.69+1.11 MuHYAdm n10.95-.01 NYLTAd n11.54-.01 PrmCap r n70.25+1.09 PALTAdm n11.53-.01 ReitAdm r n89.43+1.92 STsyAdml n10.77-.01 STBdAdml n10.61-.02 ShtTrAd n15.94... STFdAd n10.85-.01 STIGrAd n10.74-.01 SmCAdm n37.74+.77 TxMCap r n69.92+1.29 TtlBAdml n10.97-.04 TStkAdm n35.08+.64 ValAdml n22.55+.45 WellslAdm n57.50+.15 WelltnAdm n58.05+.61 Windsor n48.87+.97 WdsrIIAd n50.89+1.02 Vanguard Fds: CALT n11.69-.01 CapOpp n32.54+.53 Convrt n13.00+.14 DivdGro n16.53+.20 Energy n65.24+.96 EqInc n23.62+.38 Explr n81.56+1.58 FLLT n11.95-.01 GNMA n11.03-.02 GlobEq n18.10+.31 GroInc n29.65+.52 GrthEq n12.42+.22 HYCorp n5.87... HlthCre n136.21+1.36 InflaPro n14.31-.04 IntlExplr n14.78+.18 IntlGr n18.75+.31 IntlVal n30.17+.46 ITIGrade n10.15-.04 ITTsry n11.62-.05 LifeCon n17.02+.08 LifeGro n23.18+.31 LifeInc n14.50+.01 LifeMod n20.58+.19 LTIGrade n10.28-.12 LTTsry n12.67-.20 Morg n20.22+.36 MuHY n10.95-.01 MuInt n14.17-.01 MuLtd n11.18... MuLong n11.53-.01 MuShrt n15.94... NJLT n12.13... NYLT n11.54-.01 OHLTTE n12.44... PALT n11.53-.01 PrecMtls r n20.87+.23 PrmcpCor n14.69+.22 Prmcp r n67.71+1.05 SelValu r n20.51+.43 STAR n20.34+.20 STIGrade n10.74-.01 STFed n10.85-.01 STTsry n10.77-.01 StratEq n21.05+.38 TgtRetInc n11.99+.04 TgRe2010 n23.72+.15 TgtRe2015 n13.16+.11 TgRe2020 n23.42+.24 TgtRe2025 n13.36+.15 TgRe2030 n22.97+.30 TgtRe2035 n13.85+.20 TgtRe2040 n22.77+.35 TgtRe2050 n22.67+.35 TgtRe2045 n14.30+.22 USGro n21.10+.38 USValue n11.36+.22 Wellsly n23.73+.06 Welltn n33.61+.36 Wndsr n14.48+.28 WndsII n28.67+.57 Vanguard Idx Fds: DvMkInPl r n98.01+1.31 MidCpIstPl n110.24+2.02 TotIntAdm r n24.68+.35 TotIntlInst r n98.72+1.43 TotIntlIP r n98.74+1.43 TotIntSig r n29.61+.43 500 n129.10+2.34 Balanced n23.36+.23 EMkt n28.27+.56 Europe n24.82+.36 Extend n45.02+.90 Growth n36.18+.60 LgCapIx n25.92+.47 LTBnd n13.60-.17 MidCap n22.30+.41 Pacific n10.07+.11 REIT r n20.95+.45 SmCap n37.71+.77 SmlCpGth n24.43+.45 STBnd n10.61-.02 TotBnd n10.97-.04 TotlIntl n14.76+.22 TotStk n35.07+.65 Value n22.54+.45 Vanguard Instl Fds: BalInst n23.36+.22 DevMkInst n9.41+.13 ExtIn n45.04+.90 FTAllWldI r n87.89+1.33 GrwthIst n36.18+.59 InfProInst n11.45-.03 InstIdx n128.29+2.32 InsPl n128.30+2.32 InstTStIdx n31.76+.59 InsTStPlus n31.76+.58 MidCpIst n22.35+.41 SCInst n37.74+.77 TBIst n10.97-.04 TSInst n35.09+.65 ValueIst n22.55+.45 Vanguard Signal: 500Sgl n106.67+1.94 GroSig n33.51+.56 ITBdSig n11.79-.06 MidCpIdx n31.93+.58 STBdIdx n10.61-.02 SmCpSig n34.00+.69 TotBdSgl n10.97-.04 TotStkSgl n33.86+.62 Virtus Funds: EmMktI 9.85+.15 Virtus Funds A: MulSStA p 4.86... Waddell & Reed Adv: AssetS p 9.72+.15 CoreInvA 6.42+.13 DivOppA p 15.35+.31 DivOppC t 15.17+.30 Wasatch: SmCpGr 43.27+.66 Wells Fargo Adv A: AstAllA p 12.56... Wells Fargo Adv C: AstAllC t 12.11... Wells Fargo Adv : CmStkInv 21.25+.43 OpptyInv 40.89+.79 Wells Fargo Ad Ins: UlStMuInc 4.82... Wells Fargo Admin: Growth 42.15+.82 Wells Fargo Instl: UltSTMuA 4.82... Western Asset: CorePlus I 11.28-.02 William Blair N: GrowthN 12.23+.21 Yacktman Funds: Fund p n18.66+.26 Focused n19.93+.25 H OW T O R EAD T HE M UTUALF UND T ABLES Here are the 1,000 biggest mutual funds listed on Nasdaq. Tables show the fund name, sell price or Net Asset Value (NAV) and daily net change. Name: Name of mutual fund and family. NAV: Net asset value. Chg: Net change in price of NAV. Data based on NAVs reported to Lipper by 6 p.m. Eastern. Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg Name NAV Chg M UTUALF UNDS SprintNex2.79+.07 SP Matls37.04+.60 SP HlthC36.99+.52 SP CnSt33.84+.25 SP Consum44.54+.68 SP Engy74.67+.89 SPDR Fncl15.42+.57 SP Inds37.78+.77 SP Tech29.80+.58 SP Util35.69+.12 StdPac4.79+.16 Standex39.50+1.40 StanBlkDk80.74+3.09 StarwdHtl57.35+2.85 StateStr43.87+2.19 Steris31.88+.89 StillwtrM13.35+.41 Stryker53.33+.93 SturmRug42.80-.03 SubPpne43.17-.31 SunCmts43.55+.21 Suncor gs34.38+.88 Sunoco40.11+.21 Suntech2.96+.24 SunTrst22.58+.70 SupEnrgy29.84+.68 Supvalu6.34-.01 Synovus1.96+.06 Sysco30.17+.02 TCF Fncl11.53+.70 TE Connect36.32+.41 TECO18.00+.04 TJX s38.05-.02 TaiwSemi14.87+.47 TalismE g13.64+.42 Target58.48+.50 TataMotors28.61+.84 TeckRes g36.91+1.16 TelNorL10.50+.38 TelcmNZ s10.22+.36 TelefBrasil30.77+.75 TelefEsp16.62+.28 TenetHlth5.47+.10 Teradyn16.64+.53 Terex24.41+1.43 TerraNitro228.47+2.47 Tesoro29.89+.56 TetraTech9.77+.38 Textron27.68+.63 Theragen1.76+.04 ThermoFis57.08+1.82 ThmBet72.02-.04 ThomCrk g7.15+.15 3M Co88.75+1.21 Tiffany70.44+1.30 TW Cable81.00+1.07 TimeWarn36.52+.34 Timken52.96+1.38 TitanMet13.89+.25 TollBros24.66+.66 TorchEngy2.38+.03 Trchmrk s49.47+.90 TorDBk g84.17+1.21 Total SA56.00+.63 TotalSys22.52+.19 Transocn53.55+1.39 Travelers58.41+.80 Tredgar20.33+.61 TriContl16.08+.23 TrinaSolar7.55+.45 TwoHrbInv10.44+.13 TycoIntl52.96+.46 Tyson19.97+.30 UBS AG14.07+.51 UDR26.15+.32 UIL Hold35.15-.17 US Airwy6.96+.07 USG15.75+1.04 UltraPt g22.82+.02 UniSrcEn37.51+.05 UniFirst61.34+1.18 UnionPac110.39+2.24 UtdContl19.83+.21 UtdMicro2.65+.07 UPS B78.37+.68 US Bancrp31.01+1.33 US NGs rs18.48+.58 US OilFd40.83+.13 USSteel28.31+1.92 UtdTech86.57+2.58 UtdhlthGp55.33+.31 UnumGrp24.20+.50 V-W-X-Y-Z VaalcoE8.69+1.20 Vale SA23.62+1.14 Vale SA pf23.02+1.17 ValeantPh54.57-.02 ValeroE28.48+.26 VangTSM72.08+1.31 VangREIT63.08+1.25 VangDivAp58.70+.82 VangEmg44.87+1.12 VangEur46.44+.81 VangEAFE34.16+.55 VarianMed69.07+1.72 Vectren29.71+.08 VeoliaEnv15.66+.53 VeriFone51.00+.85 VerizonCm39.48+.16 VimpelCm11.30-.52 Visa117.27+.74 VMware105.08+5.12 Vonage2.16... Vornado83.08+2.50 WGL Hold41.77+.29 WPX En n19.28+.87 Wabash9.88+.21 WalMart61.00+.32 Walgrn33.25-.38 WalterEn61.70+1.86 WsteMInc35.02+.12 WeathfIntl16.43+.42 WeinRlt25.66+.72 WellPoint65.05+1.04 WellsFargo33.33+1.82 WestarEn28.10+.10 WAstEMkt14.99+.13 WstAMgdHi6.33+.05 WAstInfOpp12.91... WDigital40.15+.52 WstnUnion18.11+.33 Weyerhsr22.07+.67 Whrlpl78.06+2.93 WhitingPet57.03+.75 WmsCos30.23+.56 WmsPtrs60.00-.52 WmsSon36.54+.84 Winnbgo9.03+.34 WiscEngy35.27+.09 WT India20.72+.57 Worthgtn17.99+.77 Wyndham46.16+1.54 XL Grp21.76+.62 XcelEngy27.13+.09 Xerox8.42+.14 Yamana g16.26-.06 Yelp n23.30+.81 YingliGrn3.90+.27 Youku31.38-.47 YumBrnds68.63+1.70 ZweigTl3.27+.01 N EW Y ORK S TOCKE XCHANGE Name Last Chg 000AJSM DANS GUN ROOM DANS GUN ROOM WE BUY GUNS TOP DOLLAR PAID 105 N. Florida Ave., Inverness Handguns Rifles/Shotguns Scopes Ammo Holsters Gunsmithing Our Everyday Prices, Beat Their Sale Prices Concealed Weapons Class Call for Dates Must be Pre-Registered. BUY SELL TRADE Citrus Countys Oldest Gun Dealer Citrus Countys Oldest Gun Dealer Same Location For 30 Years Same Location For 30 Years Only Class III Dealer In The Area Only Class III Dealer In The Area We Are A Master Dealer 352-726-5238 www.dansgunroom.com Associated PressNEW YORK Bank stocks turbocharged a rally across the financial markets Tuesday, and all three major stock indexes posted their biggest gains of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 218 points and closed at its highest level since the last day of 2007. The Nasdaq composite closed above 3,000 for the first time since December 2000, when dot-com stocks were collapsing. There was already plenty of good news driving the market higher Tuesday: Retail sales in February increased the most since September, and the Federal Reserve said it expected the unemployment rate to keep falling. Then the market soared in the final hour after JPMorgan Chase, the countrys largest bank by assets, announced that it plans to buy back as much as $15 billion of its stock and raise its quarterly dividend by a nickel to 30 cents per share. JPMorgan said it was acting with the blessing of the Federal Reserve, which was preparing to announce the results of a review to make sure banks have enough cash to withstand a financial crisis worse than what happened in 2008. Thats what really made the day, said Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial. JPMorgan Chase stock soared 7 percent, and other banks followed. Citigroup and Goldman Sachs gained 6 percent. Banks were easily the best-performing stocks in the market, gaining almost 4 percent as a group. The Fed had planned to release the results of its review, known as a stress test, for 19 financial institutions Thursday after the market closed. After JPMorgan Chase made its announcement, the Fed pulled a surprise. The central bank released its stress test results a halfhour after the markets closed Tuesday two days ahead of schedule. JPMorgan Chase and 14 other financial institutions passed. Four, including Citigroup, failed. Citigroup stock was down 4 percent in after-hours trading following the Fed announcement. The Dow finished at 13,177.68, its highest close since Dec. 31, 2007. Tuesdays close put the Dow within 1,000 points of its record, 14,164.53, set in October 2007. All 30 stocks in the Dow closed higher, the first time that has happened this year. The Nasdaq composite index rose 56.22 points, or 1.9 percent, to 3,039.88. On Dec. 11, 2000, the last time the Nasdaq closed above 3,000, it was in the middle of a horrifying slide from a peak above 5,000 in March 2000 to just above 1,100 in October 2002. Stocks get biggest gains of the year Nasdaq diary AP Market watch NYSE diary March 13, 2012 831.23 +16.94 Advanced: 2,490 Declined: 585 Unchanged: 79 1,962 Advanced: 586 Declined: 103 Unchanged: 4.3 b Volume: Volume: 1.5 b Russell 2000 Standard & Poors 500 Nasdaq composite Dow Jones industrials +217.97 13,177.68 3,039.88 +56.22 1,395.95 +24.86 Federal Reserve: Most banks pass stress tests Citi, three others fail
Page A10 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 Not entrapment This letter is a reply to C. Carlis Harmans column about traffic traps. A speed trap is a manipulation of the state law in order to extract revenue from the general public to enhance the local budget. When speed limit changes quickly in a very short distance, with little or no notification, there is little doubt that the sole purpose is to manipulate people into breaking the law so that they can extract a fine or fee to enhance the local budget. Seat belt checks, on the other hand, are no different than DUI or driver license checks in that they do not change and are consistent throughout the state. The law states that if you are operating a motor vehicle in Florida, you must have a valid drivers license and you must wear your seat belt. The law is the same in every county and from one block to the next in every city. Of course, we do not want a bad reputation as an area of Florida that is to be avoided. Hopefully, we will have a reputation of being an area where the laws of the land are implemented fairly, consistently and that you must obey those laws. There are provisions in our laws that allow redress for laws that we consider harmful, oppressive or just plain wrong. That procedure does not include ignoring the law, but instead changing it. We, the people, must speak out and contact our state senators and representatives if we believe that a travesty of justice is infringing on our rights or the rights of others. Also, one of those rights should be carrying out the duties of a duly appointed officer by enforcing the law. In fact, Im not real sure about this; I think that it is against the law to interfere with an office of the law when he is carrying out the duties of his office. W. J. (Jack) Fowler Jr. Homosassa Get screened The Debby Hudson Colon Cancer Foundation would like to thank the Chronicle for the great story Colonoscopy Works. March is colon cancer awareness month. It is important that those 50 years or older get screened. If you have a family history of colon cancer, you should talk to your doctor. You may need to be screened earlier. Black Americans should be screened at age 45. Colon cancer is 90 percent curable when detected early one of the highest success rates for any cancer. Unfortunately, too many people avoid getting screened until a problem develops. By then the cancer may be advanced. To raise awareness and funds for research, the fifth annual Scope It Out 5k run/1 mile walk will be Saturday, March 24, at 8 a.m. at CREST School in the Lecanto Schools complex. There will also be a kids Fun Run this year. Citrus Memorial Hospital will be there, Quest 4 Health will have licensed massage therapists there to get you ready, Jazzercise will be warming up the crowd, and everyone will have a great time! You can register at www.debbys5k.org. We hope to see you there. Dont forget get screened if you are 50 or older. It could save your life!Cindy Staten President, Debby Hudson Colon Cancer Foundation Inverness Heroes of democracy The Florida Senate recognized the commitment of Election Day Officials more commonly referred to as Poll Workers from across the state. Senate Resolution 1296, which was published Thursday in the Journal of the Senate, commends the thousands of individuals who work during early voting and on Election Day for their outstanding service and dedication to the democratic process in their communities. A diverse group of Election Day officials are charged with administering the activities at the polling place and early voting locations in local, state and federal elections. Poll Workers commit to attend in-depth training sessions, in which they learn policies and procedures and operations of voting equipment, all to ensure fair and accurate elections for their fellow citizens. They then put that training into practice on Election Day for upward of 14 hours or more in polling locations. Sen. Mike Fasano, who represents portions of Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties, introduced Senate Resolution 1296 in December and guided it through the Senate chamber. We thank our Citrus County Election Workers for their dedication to the election process. They truly are the gatekeepers of democracy. Susan Gill Citrus County supervisor of elections I love Floridas scandals. The state has so many and theyre wonderfully brazen or sleazy or silly. State Rep. Richard Steinbergs Sexxxy mama texts are an example. All of todays technology makes it far too easy to make a fool of yourself. Here in the Middle East, corruption, cronyism and bad behavior are so rampant that wrongdoing must clear a very high bar to even warrant a mention. And few newspapers are willing or able to ferret out scandal and report it. But the Libyan war wounded boondoggle is so expensive and mind-boggling it cant be hidden. Here are the highlights. In September, rebel troops captured Tripoli and took down Moammar Gadhafis regime. Flush with victory and the prospect of getting their hands on Muammars money, the new government the National Transitional Council announced a $400 million program to send wounded fighters overseas to hospitals that could treat injuries too complex for Libyas dismal medical system. Since then the program has run amok. It has rung up more than $800 million in bills by sending tens of thousands of Libyans to Europe, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, the USA and other countries. Most of the initial patients were legitimate war victims. But it didnt take long before Libyans were going abroad most expenses paid for tummy tucks, lip enhancements, in-vitro fertilization and family vacations. The new government was in no position to manage such a complex undertaking and soon ad hoc administrators were doling out the money. They began sending family and friends on vacations with money the government may or may not really have. Meanwhile, actual wounded fighters cant get in the program because they dont have sufficient tribal connections. Jordan is one of the favorite destinations for Libyans needing tummy tucks. At first, the hospitals and doctors there were eager to treat them. They wanted to get their hands into Muammars cookie jar. But now they are worried. Libya has not been paying its bills. The Jordanians say theyve been paid only about 20 per cent of what theyre due. Meanwhile, the Libyans say the Jordanian hospitals and doctors have been acting like they won the Arab Spring lottery. They say the Jordanians are overcharging for treatment, conducting useless tests and, if the patient asks, performing a lip enhancement on the assumption that the Libyan government is so disorganized that it will pay for anything. It seems everyone views Libya as a stuffed bank vault blown wide open. After all, theres all that oil money and Gadhafis frozen assets. Theyre estimated at between $160 billion to $200 billion. For now, it appears the people who will benefit most are the lawyers and auditors trying to sort out the mess. And there are a few happy people who have returned to Libya tucked and augmented, who may be getting texts from admirers calling them sexxxy mama. A former managing editor of The Palm Beach Post, Tom OHara is a senior editor with The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi and a Middle East columnist for Florida Voices. Vices are their own punishment. Aesop, Fables, 6th c. B.C.E. Our scandals dont hold a candle to Libyas CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARD Gerry Mulligan .......................................... publisherCharlie Brennan ............................................ editor Mike Arnold .......................................... HR directorSandra Frederick ............................ managing editor Curt Ebitz ........................................ citizen member Mac Harris ...................................... citizen member Rebecca Martin ................................ guest member Synthetic drugs cant be ignored D espite the best efforts of legislators and law enforcement, drugs are still reaching the hands of our kids. A recent news story told of a local mothers struggle with her 18-year-old daughters drug abuse; she went from a vibrant high school senior looking forward to graduation to a dropout on food stamps and proud of it. The worst part is the drug she has been chronically abusing is legal and easy to get. The drug is commonly sold as K2, or Spice, and can be purchased at some local convenience stores and shops around the county. It is the same drug that sent actress Demi Moore to the hospital with severe convulsions last month after she reportedly smoked it. According to Sgt. Justin Ferrara with the Citrus County Sheriffs Tactical Impact Unit, K2 is referred to as legal marijuana. It is sold in the form of incense, making it appealing to primarily younger people, enabling them to avoid street dealers in the quest for a high. The drug has been blamed for numerous car accidents and a drowning. Effects include confusion, paranoia and hallucinations. The sheriffs detectives dealing with the problem have said it is hard to stay a step ahead of the profiteers marketing the drug. When legislation was passed putting some bite into law enforcements attempts to eradicate it, the drug morphed into a similar product with slightly deviated chemical compounds. A similar scenario garnered attention last year when state lawmakers moved to ban the sale of bath salts a deceiving name for a variety of synthetic drugs. While that temporarily curtailed the problems, makers tweaked the ingredients to circumvent the law. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has since been working with lawmakers to make it a third-degree felony to sell, manufacture or deliver bath salts and synthetic cannabis. The Senate bill is 1502 and the House bill is 1175. Youths, in particular, should be educated about the dangers of synthetic drugs as much so as with street drugs like cocaine and heroin and pharmaceuticals like OxyContin. Dont be fooled by the legal status of synthetic drugs; they are extremely dangerous. Parents should talk to their children openly and honestly about synthetic marijuana and all drugs deemed recreational. Youths arent nave ultimately theyll make good or bad decisions. At present, its not a matter of whether they can obtain synthetics, but whether theyll use them. Failure to arm them with the knowledge of the consequences leaves the door wide open. And for the storeowners selling the stuff: Shame on you! Dont put this drug on your shelves knowing it is harmful. It is easy to say, It wont happen to me. Stories like the recent one of the mother trying desperately to get her daughter off the drug are testimony to the severity of the problem. THE ISSUE: Dangers of synthetic drugs.OUR OPINION: Synthetics, like all drugs, best avoided. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. 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Business as usual Its been business as usual since The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, better known as the Simpson-Bowles commission, voted on Dec. 2, 2010, 11-7 in favor of a report calling for $4 trillion in deficit reductions. The report needed a supermajority of 14 votes to pass, so it was never an official document. The frightening thing is the $4 trillion is not a maximum figure. Its the minimum needed to reduce the deficit in order to stabilize the debt. Without that reduction, the debt will continue to explode until by 2020, we will be paying $1 trillion a year interest on it. The commission was working the idea of a 3:1 ratio of spending cuts to tax increases, but the democrats would not give an inch on their entitlement programs since they use them to buy votes and win elections. The Republicans realize that you cant fix it with just tax increases because you would have to raise the highest marginal rate to 70 percent, the corporate rate to 80 percent, and the capital gains and dividend rate to 50 percent. Economic growth is impossible at those rates. All you will hear is Ross Perots famous sucking sound of American companies and jobs fleeing our shores. Since 2000, the number of people emigrating from America has increased eightfold. Its not just our $16.8 trillion national debt. We are on the hook for $145 trillion of future obligations for future Social Security payments, government and military retirements, and Medicare/Medicaid payments. Of course thats beyond our ability to fund so we will eventually have to default on our debt like Greece and several other socialist countries of Europe are getting ready to do. I know of another solution and so do Obama, Geithner, and Bernanke. Devalue the dollar by hyperinflation and pay it off with worthless dollars. The end result will be the same as a default, homelessness, starvation, and riots, just more controllable. We cannot afford business as usual any longer. We need real change. Harley Lawrence Homosassa Churches rightsAt the national prayer breakfast, President Obama told a crowd, We cannot leave our values at the door. How ironic, because this administration is ordering the church to do exactly that. The mandate requires the Catholic Church to provide contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs in their health care plans. Sixty evangelical leaders sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services saying they believe the federal government is obligated by the First Amendment to accommodate the religious convictions of all faith-based organizations, Catholic and non-Catholic. Obama has created an environment over the past three years where hostility toward orthodox Christianity is not only tolerated but encouraged. Claude Strass Homosassa No more war I would like to know why our country cant find gas or oil when it is in almost every state. Instead they are taking us down. We have enough problems with the economy without having to worry about gas and oil. Washington has their hand in everything. So why not help the people in this country? This oil and gas problem has gotten out of control like our government. Another war? No way! Enough is enough! If these jerks want to kill each other let them. We should not be the police of the world. Charity begins right here at home. Lets get this country back to where it should be and not by selling America down the tubes! When we can get our act together, then we can help others. It seems Rome was once powerful and you know what happened to them. We were a powerful country at one time. Not anymore. We are loosing ground, going broke and Washington is asleep at the wheel. Instead of taking prayer out of everything, we should be praying to our creator to heal our nation. Look around and see what is happening. We do not need God? Think again! God bless America! Anna DeRose Lecanto Spending limit We have a bunch of legislators who profess to be conservative, yet they have voted for spending bills which now need to be paid for. Look closely at your legislators voting record. Most are in favor of tax cuts and putting a limit on the debt ceiling. The debt ceiling should never have a limit as this is like saying we do not want to pay our lenders for the money that they have already lent us. This is like buying a car on time and then two years into the payments deciding that you are not going to continue paying. That is why our credit rating got downgraded. In the next election, vote for candidates (who) will vote no on expenditures. Keep in mind war and foreign aid are two big expenditures and most of the candidates seem to be in favor of both. 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Climbing Associated Press Noah Rushmeyer, top, and Sam Pikula take advantage of the warm weather Tuesday to climb a tree at Lum Park in Brainerd, Minn. Encyclopaedia Britannica to end print editions CHICAGO Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. says it will stop publishing print editions of its flagship encyclopedia. The Chicago-based company announced Tuesday that the encyclopedia wont be available in book form for the first time in 244 years. The company will continue to publish digital versions. Encyclopaedia Britannica President Jorge Cauz said the company has foreseen the end of the print set for some time. The company said ending the print edition of the 32-volume encyclopedia is the latest step in a move toward digital publishing and expanding its range of educational products. The Encyclopaedia Britannica was first published in Scotland in 1768. Protest Associated Press A South Korean man holds a sign during a rally Tuesday opposing the free trade agreement, or FTA, with the United States in Seoul, South Korea. Former news executive arrested in hacking probeLONDON Former News International executive Rebekah Brooks and her racehorse trainer husband Charlie were arrested in dawn raids that also netted four other suspects in the spreading phone hacking scandal. Police said the six people were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. The charge is an indication that investigators may be focusing on a possible coverup of the scope of phone hacking rather than the illegal hacking itself. It was the most arrests in a single day since Operation Weeting as the police investigation into phone hacking is known began arresting reporters, senior news executives, police officers and others suspected of criminal acts. The scandal began in 2005 with the revelation that tabloid reporters had broken into the voicemail systems of aides to the royal family in search of inside information. The issue mushroomed again last summer with the revelation that hacking had been widespread at Rupert Murdochs News of the World tabloid, which has since been shut. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS World BRIEFS N ATION & W ORLD Page A12 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Associated PressWASHINGTON In the middle of Sunshine Week, when news organizations and advocacy groups promote government transparency, the Obama administration urged Congress on Tuesday to keep secret a whole new category of information even under the Freedom of Information Act. A few miles away, the White House organized a conference call with two senior administration officials to preview an announcement by President Barack Obama about an important China trade issue but told reporters that no one could be quoted by name. The officials were U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and the deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs, Michael Froman. Obama has promised that his administration will be the most transparent in American history. But events on Tuesday, while unrelated, illustrate that old habits die hard. On Capitol Hill, the director of the Justice Departments office of information policy, Melanie Ann Pustay, told senators they need to protect against public disclosures of material about cybersecurity, critical U.S. computer networks, industrial plants, pipelines and more. Businesses have sought such a new exemption under the law for at least 10 years. Pustay told the Senate Judiciary Committee that a Supreme Court ruling in March 2011 narrowed an exemption under the records law and left federal agencies unable to protect secrets about cybersecurity and critical infrastructures, even though the Justice Department since then has recommended at least three other ways under current law to justify withholding such information. The case involved a retired electrician, Glen Milner, who sought in 2003 to learn more about the types and amounts of explosives stored at the Navys nearby Indian Island facility. Milner said he wanted to know whether his family and neighbors were at risk of being blown up. Pustay said the Supreme Court decision put at risk a wide range of sensitive material whose disclosure could cause harm, and urged the Senate to approve a proposal in cybersecurity legislation that would keep it off-limits under the Freedom of Information Act. She said it was unlikely the governments other methods under existing laws would adequately protect such secrets. Under the records law, citizens and foreigners can compel the government to turn over copies of federal records for zero or little cost. Anyone who seeks information through the law is generally supposed to get it unless disclosure would hurt national security, violate personal privacy or expose business secrets or confidential decision-making in certain areas. Feds want more secrecy Associated PressSURABAYA, Indonesia The tigers are emaciated and the 180 pelicans packed so tightly they cannot unfurl their wings without hitting a neighbor. Last week, a giraffe died with a beachball-sized wad of plastic food wrappers in its belly. That death has focused new attention on the scandalous conditions at Indonesias largest zoo. Set up nearly a century ago in one the most biologically diverse corners of the planet, it once boasted the most impressive collection in Southeast Asia. But today the Surabaya Zoo is a nightmare, plagued by uncontrolled breeding, a lack of funding for general animal welfare and even persistent suspicions that members of its own staff are involved in illegal wildlife trafficking. The rarest species, including Komodo dragons and critically endangered orangutans, sit in dank, unsanitary cages, filling up on peanuts tossed over the fence by giggling visitors. This is extremely tragic, but of course by no means surprising in Indonesias zoos, given the appalling way they are managed on the whole, said Ian Singleton, a former zookeeper who now runs an orangutan conservation program on Sumatra island. The zoo came under heavy fire two years ago following reports that 25 of its 4,000 animals were dying every month, almost all of them prematurely. They included an African lion, a Sumatran tiger and several crocodiles. The government appointed an experienced zookeeper, Tony Sumampouw, to clean up the operation and he struggled, with some success, to bring the mortality rate down to about 15 per month. But following last weeks death of the 30-year-old giraffe Kliwon who had for years been eating litter and trash thrown into its pen and was found with a 40-pound ball of plastic in its stomach Sumampouw said hes all but given up. Nothing short of a total renovation is needed, he said. We need to either think about privatizing or transferring out some of the animals. With entrance fees of less than $2, critics say theres not enough money to care for the animals, much less invest in improving the zoos facilities. One of the biggest problems is overcrowding. Whereas most zoos limit the number of animals born in captivity taking into consideration how many can reasonably be cared for or exchanged with other zoos the notion of family planning has not yet taken off here. Contraceptives are expensive and there are not adequate facilities to separate males and females. As result, species at the Surabaya zoo are bred to excess. The 180 pelicans are kept in a pen the size of a volleyball court. Nearby, 16 tigers 12 Sumatran and four Bengalese are kept in a prison-like row of concrete cages. One white tiger, whose parents were donated by the Indian government nearly 20 years ago, is now covered by skin lesions. Let out so rarely, she suffers from back complications that make it difficult to just stand up, let alone walk, zoo curator Sri Pentawati said. There are too many tigers, she lamented. We have a hard time rotating them out to get all the exercise they need. Rahmat Shah a well-known big-game hunter with a museum in the city of Medan that is filled with rhinos, big cats and other animals hes shot around the world currently heads Indonesias National Zoo Association. He says none of the zoos run by the government are in good condition, but that Surabaya is especially troubled, due to a bitter internal rift. Two men who each claimed to be the zoos chief were fired several years ago, but their followers among the staff have continued the feud. Police believe the poisoning death of a Javan warthog in January, found with traces of cyanide in its stomach, was linked to that conflict. One side is always trying to discredit the other, said Ludvie Achmad, head of a local conservation agency. Sumampouw acknowledged he has had little success in controlling the undisciplined staff. He said he believes some animals, including three young Komodos that disappeared last year, were stolen by caretakers and sold into the exotic pet trade. Zookeepers also have been accused of taking meat meant for the tigers and selling it in the local market. Indonesias nightmare zoo Associated Press A bengal white tiger, which is missing an ear and suffers from a spinal problem, lays inside a cage Saturday at the quarantine section of Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Giraffes recent death shines spotlight on troubled facility Visitors view at least three different species of birds, including Australian pelicans, grey herons, and black cormorants, inside a 49-by-65-foot cage on Wednesday at Surabaya Zoo in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Associated PressWASHINGTON Millions of college students could be in for a shock this summer when the interest rate on a popular federally subsidized student loan doubles unless Congress acts. College students on Tuesday delivered more than 130,000 letters to congressional leaders, asking them to stop rates from increasing from 3.4 to 6.8 percent. The rate hike affects new subsidized Stafford loans, which are issued to low and middle income undergraduates. I will be put back into buying a house and saving up for my expenses later on in life, and life as we know, is very unexpected. Adding that variable definitely limits my ability to be successful, said Tyler Dowden, 18, a freshman at Northern Arizona University who spoke at a press conference outside the Capitol before the letters were delivered in boxes with Congress: Dont Double Student-Debt Rates printed on the outside. Dowden said he anticipates graduating with $25,000 in debt, but if the rate increases, he expects to add about $3,500 to that tally. Hes studying to be a mental health therapist. President Barack Obama frequently tells crowds its important for Congress to stop the hike because one of the most daunting challenges after high school graduation is affording college. His administration has said keeping the rate low would help 7.4 million borrowers save on average more than a thousand dollars over the life of the loan. But doing so is estimated to cost billions annually at a time when Congress is gridlocked over budgetary and other issues. With many lawmakers acting on a campaign promise, the Democrat-controlled Congress in 2007 passed legislation to progressively lower the rate to 3.4 percent this school year. With tuition costs at a high, students are taking on unprecedented levels of student debt. College students leave owing an average $25,000 in loans, and student loan debt now surpasses credit card debt. Some graduates simply cant keep up with it. A report released Tuesday by the federal judiciary about the courts caseload in the government-spending year that ended Sept. 30 showed that filings with the government as a plaintiff increased 25 percent as cases concerning defaulted student loans surged 58 percent, or by 1,588 cases. Students face loan interest rate hike Set to double to 6.8 percent
Who will be top Lollypop? S PORTS Section B WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 Local leaders/ B2 Golf briefs/ B3 Scoreboard/B4 NBA/NHL/ B5 Baseball/ B5 Lottery payouts/ B6 Entertainment/ B6 Golfer of the month hits three holes-inone/ B2 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE SO YOU KNOW Due to early deadlines, some lottery numbers were unavailable. C.J. RISAK CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER One thing is certain: Briget Brothers and Barbara Breesmens performances Tuesday were good enough to earn for each woman to share the top of the leaderboard in the 43rd annual Lollypop Tournament. Defending champion Breesmen and Brothers carded 79s to tie for the lead after the first round of the tournament at Seven Rivers Golf and Country Club. Next best in the championship flight were B.J. McKee with an 82, Karen Wood with an 83, Linda Travis with an 84 and Dee Reynolds with an 87. Although their scores topped the leaderboard, neither frontrunner was happy. Not a whole lot went right, said Brothers, a teacher at the Renaissance Center in Lecanto and former volleyball coach at Crystal River High School. Ive played here three times in the last month and Ive shot the same score each time. I hope to break that string, and I hope to break it with a lower score. Brothers, who usually plays on Plantation Inn Golf Course, has participated in the Lollypop three times previously, recording one win. My teaching limits my playing, but the tournament was during spring break this year, she said. For Breesmen, winning this tournament would hardly be anything new. She played her first Lollypop in 1994, and since then has missed just three tournaments. In that span, the Dunes regular from Spring Hill has won six titles. Neither one of us played well, said Breesmen, who partnered with Brothers during their rounds. Tomorrow, Ive got to do better. I was getting off the tee fine but my irons were bad. My putting was OK, not good. I only threeputted one green, but I left three on the edge (of the cup). A 76 would have been better, but it still wouldnt have been good enough. Best first-round low gross scores in first flight went to Jorie Berttie and Kathy Butler, each with an 86 low gross and 71 low net. Top low net score was a 68 by Marian Kitider, who shot an 88. In the second flight, Phyllis Pike shot an 85 for top first-round honors, followed by Karen Stacy with an 87 and Betty Bleakley, who shot an 88. Pike had a 65 low Pirates rally to beat Marlins S EAN A RNOLD CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER The Pirates overcame a 2-0 deficit for their second consecutive game to defeat J.R. Arnold of Panama City, 9-3, on Tuesday at the new Mike Hampton Field. With the game knotted at 3 after three innings, Crystal River (10-3) got four hits including a two-run blast over the left-field fence by starting pitcher Tyler Humphreys en route to a four-run fourth inning. The club scored two more in the sixth, with Humphreys chipping in another run and hit. Humphreys struck out five Arnold batters in three innings before senior Donnie Dewees entered in the fourth, followed by senior Weston Pope in the sixth. Pope and Dewees, the game-winner, combined to allow no hits and no walks in four shutout innings. The first inning belonged to the Marlins (5-5), though, with leadoff hitter Connor Sleeth, a senior center fielder, slugging a solo home run in the games first at bat. Later, senior left fielder Nick Frost opened the third inning with a triple to right field before scoring on a sacrifice fly. The runs gave Arnold, who pounded out five hits in the first three innings, a 3-1 lead. Marlins junior Sean Reichert pitched 4 2/3 innings and was relieved by junior Justin Bynum, who struck out two in more than two innings of work. That seemed like a pretty good baseball team with some good swings, Pirates coach Bobby Stack said afterward. Today, we scratched out some runs early and then our bats kind of came alive, giving everybody a more comfortable feeling, as opposed to being in a 2-2 ballgame in the seventh inning like Saturday, he added. Our plate approaches were a little better against an offspeed-type pitcher. I think we made our adjustments after seeing a guy hold us down pretty well the other day. After leaving the mound, Humphreys filled in for Dewees in center and Pope at shortstop. Humphreys hit his third homer in three games. He discussed his recovery from early struggles on the mound as well as his teams acclimation to the 1 p.m. start. I was just a little uncomfortable in the first inning, and I kind of settled in, he said. It was hard at first adjusting to the day game, but we were able to see the ball pretty well. Two women tied for tourney lead Chronicle Wrestler of the Year: TAYLOR JACKSON J OE K ORNECKI III CorrespondentAs the first Citrus High School wrestler to win backto-back state championships, senior Taylor Jackson is the 2012 Citrus County ChronicleWrestler of the Year. With his 2011 and 2012 state championship titles for the Hurricanes, Jackson joins a list of six other Citrus County wrestlers who have won state championships. He is only one of two state champions from Citrus High School. Craig Barker won the honor in 2009 for the Hurricanes. He is also the fourth back-to-back wrestling champion (2011,12) in the countys history. Other back-toback state champs include Dana Wilkes, Crystal River (1986-87); Bobby Fischer, Crystal River (199293); and Nick Carrier, Lecanto (1997-98). Chronicle file The Hurricanes Taylor Jackson is the Chronicles Wrestler of the Year. Citrus High School student is first to win back-to-back state championships Magic beat Heat 104-98 in OT Associated PressORLANDO Dwight Howard had 24 points and 25 rebounds, Jameer Nelson scored 25 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter and overtime, and the Orlando Magic came back to beat the Miami Heat 104-98 Tuesday night. It was the eighth 20-20 game of the season for Howard and the 40th of his career. The Magic overcame a 14-point, first-half deficit to win their third straight and fifth in six games. Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and Chris Bosh 23 for the Heat, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. LeBron James added 19 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. The Heat visit Chicago on Wednesday in a matchup of the Easts top teams. Orlando goes to San Antonio for its final game before the trade deadline. The Magic are surrounded by uncertainty with Thursdays 3 p.m. deadline looming. Howard asked for a trade in the preseason and team officials were still mulling whether to honor it or risk him exercising an opt-out clause in his contract this summer and leaving anyway. Even Orlando coach Stan Van Gundy acknowledged before the game it had to be on his players minds. He shrugged off an ESPN.com report from earlier in the day that Howard had been told by team officials he could decide the fate of Van Gundy and general manager Otis Smith if he signed a contract extension. If anybody thinks I care about that, I really dont give a damn about being fired, Van Gundy said. That doesnt concern me in the least. ... If they want to fire me to please somebody, fire me. The speculation didnt wind up affecting their intensity in what could have been Howards final home game in a Magic jersey. Howard scored the first basket of the extra frame and Orlando took a 100-96 lead on Nelsons running layup. Following an offensive foul on Mario Chalmers, Nelson scored again on a twisting layup in the lane to increase it to six with under a minute left. Wade trimmed it back to four and Howard missed a pair of free throws on the Magics next possession to give the Heat hope with 26 seconds to play. Wade missed a 3-pointer from the top of the key and Howard was fouled again. He missed two more free throws, but James also came up empty on a 3-point try. Miami Heat forward LeBron James goes up for a shot between Orlando Magics Ryan Anderson, left, Dwight Howard, second from left, and Jameer Nelson, right, Tuesday during the first half of an NBA game in Orlando. Associated Press See PIRATES / Page B4 See TOP / Page B4 ChronicleAll-County Wrestling Team 106-pound class Chris Mosher, Citrus 113-pound class Michael Allan, Citrus 120-pound class Austin Kelly, Citrus 126-pound class Nick Hooper, Crystal River 132-pound class Jacob Nolen, Citrus 138-pound class Dylan Ayala, Crystal River 145-pound class Cody Thompson, Crystal River 152-pound class Colton Jackson, Citrus 160-pound class Nick McLean, Citrus 170-pound class Nick Fernandez, Citrus 195-pound class Kody Wood, Citrus 220-pound class Zach Collins, Citrus Heavyweight Derrick Bostick, Citrus See WRESTLER / Page B4
O UTDOORS Y OUTH S PORTS A DULTL EAGUE S PORTS C ITRUS C OUNTY S PEEDWAY Page B2 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 C OMING T OMORROW C OMING T UESDAYC OMING F RIDAY C OMING S ATURDAY C ITRUS C OUNTY S R ECREATIONALG UIDETOG OLF BRENTWOOD MEN March 7 Wednesday Afternoon Point Quota Group results. First+13 Ty Ross and Vickie Howard Second+6 Jay Hylemon and Don McDonald Most Over Quota+4 Bob Staker Closest to the Pin: No. 2Bob OBrien No. 4Fred Mitchell 50/50 winnerSteve Arena March 10 Saturday Morning (Handicap) Scramble results. First Robert Haden, Jessie Lewis, Morris Frank and Art Miller Second Larry Lietzke, Rick Urban, Pete Krol and Mike ODonoghue Third Margaret Roberts, Jim Pearson, Bob Smith and Lou DeGennaro Closest to the Pin: No. 2Ron Worrell No. 4Neil Swanton March 11 Sunday Morning Scramble results. First7 under Chuck Curtis, Dave McLaughlin and Ann McLaughlin Second4 under (MOC) Malcolm Hollop, Pete Bauerle, Sue Bauerle and Jim Pearson Third4 under Don Gittings, Jan Lassiter, Wayne Brooks and Frank Buonomo Closest to the Pin: No. 2Lou DeGennaro No. 4Don Gittings 50/50 winnerRolf Kettenberg March 12 Monday Mens Group results. First+5 Herb Holbrook Second+3 Morris Frank Closest to the Pin: No. 2Herb Holbrook No. 4Leo Fisher WOMEN Feb. 28 Brentwood Tuesday Ladies League standings. Team points: First86.0 Kay Fitzsimmons and Dianne Joyner Second85.5 Gail Nowicki and Jeri Meday Third82.0 (Tie) Maryann Barch and Sandi Luther (Tie) Glenora Hilton and Dorothy Gratien Individual points: FirstGail Nowicki42.5 SecondKay Fitzsimmons39.0 (Tie)Dianne Joyner39.0 (Tie)Glenora Hilton39.0 Low GrossKay Fitzsimmons45 Low NetKay Fitzsimmons32 Birdies: No. 4Dorothy Gratien Chip-ins: No. 5Joan Minnelli Game of the Day Fewest Strokes Tee to Green: Dianne Joyner28 March 13 Brentwood Tuesday Ladies League standings. Team points: First104.0 Kay Fitzsimmons and Dianne Joyner Second103.0 Glenora Hilton and Dorothy Gratien Third100.5 (Tie) Penny Magliano and Jane Vandenbergh (Tie) Esther Ormsby and Barbara Ouellette Individual points: FirstPenny Magliano49.5 SecondGail Nowicki 49.0 Kay Fitzsimmons 48.5 Low GrossEsther Ormsby45 (Tie)Gigi Haltom45 Low NetEsther Ormsby31 Birdies: No. 2Dorothy Gratien Chip-ins: No. 3Esther Ormsby No. 5Sandi Luther No. 7Barbara Ouellette Game of the Day Most 1 Putts: Cathy Foody4CITRUS HILLS MEN March 7 The Citrus Hills Mens Golf Association played on the Oaks Golf Course Best Balls Plus. First32 Ron Boguski, Paul Rosenow, George McGuigan and Henry Huntsberry Second31 Bob Miller, Cliff Schoenenberger, Rod Pavilionis and Len Ciriello Third30 Gene Yanosey, Mac McDuff, John Rowen and Dave Obrien Fourth27 Ken Hedden, Jerry McClernon, and Bob Palmer Fifth26 (MOC) Bob Stone, Mike Rizzio Jim Pachmayer and Joe Skender Sixth26 Dennis Bruegger, Ed Ryan, Roger Williams and Ted Hertel WOMEN March 6 The Citrus Hills Ladies Golf Association participated in the Qualifying Round for the Ace of Aces tournament. The asterisk denotes qualifiers. Flight 1 Low Gross winner*Kay Close73 First Low Net*Helen Clayton68 Second Low NetKathy Stefani69 (Tie)Becky Holland69 Flight 2 Low Gross winner*Bonnie Yanosy85 First Low Net*Jane Cohoon67 Second Low NetSung Ja Kim69 Third Low NetBrenda Lindsey70 (Tie)Cindy Rhee70 Flight 3 Low Gross winner*Linda Berg97 (Tie)*Sharon Fowler97 (Tie)*Nelia Rodriquez97 (Tie)*Jeannette Mazzone97 First Low Net*Marilyn Campbell74 (Tie)*Nancy McCoy74 Flight 4 Low Gross winner*Fe Alino101 First Low Net*Martha Coughlin67 Birdies No. 3Sharon Fowler No. 5Sung Ja Kim No. 5Helen Clayton No. 12Jeannette Mazzone No. 10Kathy Stefani Nos. 5 and 14Brenda Lindsey Nos. 9, 13 and 15Kay CloseCITRUS SPRINGS MEN March 1 The Citrus Springs Mens Association played 1 ball on holes 1-6, 2 balls on 7-12 and 3 balls on 13-18. First118 Balas, Mannix, Miner and Manecky Second118 Ruby, Williamson and Feltner Closest to the Pin: No. 4Clutter No. 8Miner No. 11Balas No. 14Hunt No. 16Hunt March 3 The Citrus Springs Mens Association played box plus one. First120 Curry, Jenkins, Balas and Smith Second126 Feher, Ruby, Miner and Rocky Closest to the Pin: No. 8Ruby No. 11Jenkins No. 16Smith March 5 The Citrus Springs Mens Association played 2 best balls. First118 Doug Sirmons, Dave Balas, Leon Smith and Rocky Marziani(blind) Second118 Bill Curry, John Lycke, Glen Robertson and Rocky Marziani Closest to the Pin: No. 4Rick Hancock No. 8Jerry Feher No. 11Leon Smith No. 14Glen Robertson No. 16John Lycke March 8 The Citrus Springs Mens Association played 2 balls on odd holes and 3 on even holes. First157 Sirmons, Clutter, Smith and Rocky Second161 Balas, Ruby, Geci and Starling Closest to the Pin: No. 4Williamson No. 8Feltner No. 11Smith No. 14Hancock No. 16Hancock March 10 The Citrus Springs Mens Association played 2 best balls on par 4s and 5s and 3 best ball on par 3s. First134 Miner, Colletti, Curry and Hotchkiss Second136 Woodworth, Smith, Rocky and Lycke Closest to the Pin: No. 8Smith No. 11Lycke No. 16Curry March 12 The Citrus Springs Mens Association play 2 best balls. First114 Dave Balas, Harvy Jenkins, Lloyd Manning and Russ Woodworth (blind) Second118 Mike Feltner, Russ Woodworth, Larry Marston and Walt Norton Closest to the Pin: No. 4Jerry Feher No. 8Bob Hunt No. 11Harvy Jenkins No. 14Jerry Feher No. 16Mike Meltner WOMEN March 12 The Citrus Springs Ladies played 6 6 6. First Maria Valdes, Linda Miller and Noreen Elliott March 9 Points Quota Chicks with Sticks results. Jean OBrien+5 Amy Thomas+5 June Goyette+4 Carole Seifert+3 Closest to the Pin: No. 4Joy Cocuzzi No. 8Ruth Meyer No. 11Vickie Colebank No. 16June Goyette Chicks with Sticks, a ladies points quota league, meets every Friday morning at Citrus Springs. Interested players with GHIN handicaps should call Jan at 352-344-9550 or Carole at 352-746-2082. INVERNESS March 13 The Inverness Golf & Country Clubs Womens Golf Association played Low Gross/Low Net. First Flight Low GrossMollie Chamberlain96 Low NetCarol McHugh75 Second Flight Low GrossJean Neil105 Low NetMarilyn Jackson71 Chip-ins: No. 10Julie Carpenter #10 No. 11Jean Neil Nos. 4 and 13Marilyn Jackson March 6 The Womens Golf Association of the Inverness Golf and Country Club hosted its annual Jamboree. The theme was Ireland in Inverness with a two-person team best-ball format. First Flight Low Gross Nancy Groth and Dawn Evans First Low Net Noreen Kirk and Cindy Romine Second Net Diane Endres and Patricia Waldron Third Net Sharon Sturgis and Sandy McNaughton Fourth Net Barbara Lynch and Cheryl Ferris Second Flight Low Gross Cheryl Adamonis and Corkey Lecorchick First Low Net Mollie Chamberlain and Sally Hunt Second Net Pam Schreck and Linda Hertig Third Net Norma Briant and Joann VLeuten Fourth Net Pat Whipple and Pat Boehlert Third Flight Low Gross MaryAnn Woltenberg and Becky Lester First Low Net Marilyn Jackson and Bonnie Williams Second Net Valeri Harris and Betty Seely Third Net Mary Jascenia and Judy Sharp Fourth Net Nancy Stewart and Kathy Staber Fourth Flight Low Gross Patricia Smith and Elaine Phillips First Low Net Carole Hubbard and Marilyn Kirkpatrick Second Net Di Arnell and Lavera Sasser Third Net Dee Knox and Tere Wood Fourth Net Eileen Ball and Shirley RaulukaitasPINE RIDGE MEN March 13 Beverly Hills Mens Nine Hole Golf League results. Winning Scorers: G. St Don29 J. Lewis30 Chuck Boho34 OTG winners: Jesse Lewis and Rick MazzaCua Golfers of any age and ability are welcome to join in the friendly round of nine holes of competitive golf every Tuesday morning at Pine Ridge The group alternates weekly front nine and back nine with tee time at 8 a.m. For information, call Frank Hughes at 352-7464800. WOMEN March 7 The Wednesday Little Pine Ladies Association played low gross. Babe Zaharais Flight FirstJo Steele36 SecondJan Lassiter36 ThirdBetty Klinger38 Patty Berg Flight FirstDiane Guindon36 SecondPatsy Tessier36 ThirdShirley Peterson37 Julie Inkster Flight FirstSue Tress38 SecondBarb Schmidt39 ThirdJean Baker40 Nancy Lopez Flight FirstJean Cocking38 SecondAnn Chaffee41 ThirdEvelyn Augustine44 Closest to the Pin: No. 1Betty Klinger No. 2Evelyn Augustine No. 7Patsy Tessier No. 9Barb Schmidt No. 6Carmen Faber Birdies: No. 4Mary Hayes Chip-ins: No. 4Patsy Tessier No. 6Wanda Purser No. 4Lorraine PalazolloSEVEN RIVERS March 8 Today the 7Rivers Mens Golf Association played a low net, low gross tournament. First Flight Low GrossFrank Wade Low NetPaul Collins Second Flight Low GrossFred Plushanski Low NetDick Shepherd Third Flight Low GrossAlf Silliman Low NetBob Burns Closest to the Pin: No. 7Bill Stallings No. 11Paul Mantey WOMEN Feb. 29 and March 7 W.G.A Stroke Play Championship two-week tournament. First Flight Overall winner Phyllis Pike Gross188 Overall Net Carol Biedscheid145 Second Flight Low Gross Dena Neal200 Low Net Kay Beaufait165 Third Flight Low Gross Sheila McLaughlin205 Low Net Norma Tutty144 Birdies: No. 11Carol Biedscheid No. 15Dena Neal Feb. 29 Niners played low putts. First Flight Cathy Difani14 Barb Thomas17 Second Flight Pat Collins15 Virge Benigo15 Lois OMara16 March 7 Niners played even holes. First Flight Dottie Round17 Second Flight Gemma Hertzog20 Virge Benigo21 Claire Laxton21SOUTHERN WOODS MEN March 7 Southern Woods Mens Golf Association played Best 2 Net Balls of 4. First-20 Carl Pedersen, Ed Lynk, Richard Johnson and Paul Malarkey Second-18 Bill Ervasti, Chuck Swenson, Barry Turska and Dale Vaughn (Tie) Tony Schmid, Tom Venable, Jim Wickliff and Gene Askins (Tie) John Doyle, Phil Jasper, Bill Bachman and Rich Perry (Tie) Steve Ley, Bob Chadderton and Ron Severson Closest to the Pin: No. 4Tony Schmid9-8 No. 8Gary Mosey13-0 No. 17Rich Perry9-6SUGARMILL WOODS March 8 Sugarmill Woods Country Club Mens Golf Association played Best 2 of 4 Plus Bonus. Flight 1 First-20 Tony Schmid, John Doyle, Chuck Reeb and Larry Mantle Second-19 Doug Martin, Hank Robinson, Dennis Borras and Gary Osborne Flight 2 First-26 Al Turska, Reese Kilgore, Bob Gunderman and Rod Woodbury Second-18 Bill Murray, Dick Caines, Bob Maeder and Tom Jones Flight 3 First-33 Stan Fleming, Bob Mason, Ernie Pettine and Otto Nielsen Second-31 Sam Hunt, Bob Carriveau and Joe Gannon Golfers of the week: Low GrossDoug Martin78 Low NetAl Turska64 (Tie)Reese Kilgore64 Low Net SeniorZane Megos59 Closest to the Pin: Oak No. 3Tony Schmid4 Oak No. 6Gus Calleri13 Cypress No. 3Bob Gunderman8 Cypress No. 6Garth McGrath10 March 6 Sandblasters Mens Group played Team Point Quota. First+12 Jim Duller, Dennis Didier, Dave Hornbeck and Barry Turska Second+3 Tom Jones, Roger Kessinger, Bill Pierson and Mike Schwabek Third+2 Tony Colucci, Joe Gannon and Gus Calleri WOMEN March 7 Sugarmill 18 hole L.G.A. golf results. Flight 1 First GrossLorraine Dayton89 First NetJune McSeveney71 Flight 2 First GrossBetty Hunt88 First NetAnne Broadbent68 Second NetMary Ellen McCoy69 (Tie)Jo Ann Ray Fourth NetElizabeth Mc Cloud70 (Tie)Gail Wilson Flight 3 First GrossSandra Hougham92 First NetPauline Boatz67 Second NetPauline Gerbino69 (Tie)Marilyn Tannenhaus (Tie)Donna Rayne Flight 4 First GrossNancy Miller90 First NetBarbara Sutphen62 Second NetJudy Kilgore63 (Tie)Barbara Turska (Tie)Susan Menard Fifth NetKay Welsh64 Sixth NetBonnie Caines66 Flight 5 First GrossPauline Woodbury103 First NetGinnie Swemspm65 Second NetPeg Murphy70 (Tie)Lee FerrariTWISTED OAKS March 6 Twisted Oaks Ladies League played Low Net. First Flight FirstBarb Mosio65 SecondMia Husler68 ThirdKaren Andersen71 Second Flight FirstJoan Ruggere66 SecondMay Forsythe70 ThirdLeAnn Feher72 Third Flight FirstLinda Vehrs71 SecondFran Quillen73 ThirdClaire Moran74 Local LEADERS Pie in the sky? Not for McCoy C.J. RISAK CorrespondentCRYSTAL RIVER For many golfers, sinking a holein-one during their playing career is considered a lofty, pie-in-the-sky dream that may never come true. Yet, Crystal River resident Walt McCoy has managed it. In fact, hes managed it three times. That alone is quite a feat. But theres more. McCoy accomplished it in a sevenmonth span, stretching from Nov. 17, 2008. to June 11, 2009. Pretty good for a guy who was 64 when he got his hole-in-one and 65 for his next two. And yet, what McCoy did is far more dramatic, because on June 11, 2009, McCoy got his second and third aces while playing a nine-hole round on the Meadows course at Citrus Hills Golf Club in Crystal River. Its got to be mostly luck, hitting a four-inch-wide hole like that, McCoy said. Understand, there are a lot of pro golfers who have never had a hole-in-one. To get two holes-in-one, not in 18 holes but nine. I didnt realize how unique it was until I tried looking it up on my computer. The odds of an amateur golfer getting a hole-in-one are one in 12,500. Thats why events such as this weekends St. Pats Tournament at Inverness Golf and Country Club have sponsors for a hole-in-one contest on a specific hole. Nick Nicholas Ford will give away a car to anyone who pulls it off on the eighth hole. For the record, Kenny Godwin did it at the tourney last year. Imagine the odds for getting two in a single round. Astronomical might fit. Numbers vary from 9,222,500 to one, to 67 million to one, to 100 million to one. All share a similar feature winning the lottery might be easier. Thats what everybody told me when I did it, that everything was going my way and I should go out and buy a lottery ticket, he said. And remember: Those aforementioned odds are for 18-hole rounds. McCoy did it on what started as a ninehole round. And to think, he wasnt even planning to play that particular day. My brother Jerry was coming up from Orlando and wanted to play, McCoy said. I told him, Jerry, Im golfed out. I really dont want to play. I was playing about six times a week then and I was just tired. But he said hed been working a lot and he needed a break. So I said I would. McCoys first ace of the day came at the 150-yard third hole. The wind was in our face, McCoy said, which convinced him to use a six iron instead of a seven. When it went in, my brother got real excited, McCoy said. We live right on the fourth hole and my wife Nancy was sunning herself by the pool. Jerry runs up to tell her, but she doesnt believe him. Before we could convince her, the group playing behind us was coming up the fairway, so we just had to go. On the 120-yard ninth hole, events took an even stranger turn. (I) Thought I hit it pretty well, McCoy said. But you cant see the green from the tee, so we werent sure where the ball was. When we got up there, there wasnt a ball on the green. I thought it rolled off the back. So, I went to look for it, but I couldnt find it. When I came back up to the green, my brother was standing by the hole with a big grin on his face. To make his record official, McCoy ended up playing 18 holes. After his opening 32, he shot a 44 on the back nine for an 18-hole total of 76 on the 5,885-yard, par-70 Meadows course. His best 18-hole score is 74. The native of Ypsilanti, Mich., began playing in the late 1970s. Since reaching his peak of playing six times a week, he has cut back to four times a week. My game has slipped, McCoy said. Now I need a lot more club than I did before. He had plenty of club in June 2009, and what he did was more than most golfers could ever dream of doing. DAVE SIGLER /Chronicle Walt McCoy proved the luck of the Irish exists after hitting two holes-in-one while playing nine holes of golf in Citrus Hills. McCoy said he didnt buy a lottery ticket that day because he figured he had already used up his luck. The odds of hitting two holes in one in nine holes are 65,000,000 to 1, McCoy said. This weekends St. Pats Tournament at Inverness Golf and Country Club is having a hole-inone contest. Golfer of the Month: WALT MCCOY
I t is that time of the year where singles players finally get to show their stuff in real competition. No more playing the same opponent every week, but new faces on the other side of the net. A couple of weeks ago, we were talking about the new USTA leagues coming up. The deadline to sign up is March 15. In the meantime, an additional opportunity has presented itself for even more singles competition. I am talking about the inaugural Freedom Open, the new tennis tournament for Citrus County at Crystal River High School on March 24 and 25. It will benefit the youth Ministry of Inverness First United Methodist Church and NotForSaleCampaign.org. It is a little short notice. The deadline is Wednesday, March 21. Organizers will give you a call Friday, March 23, with a starting time. If everything goes according to plan, you should have received an e-mail by the time you read this. If youd like to be added to that list, contact us. The tournament will offer the following divisions: Mens singles and doubles, A and B; womens singles and doubles, A and B; mixed doubles, A and B. The fee is $20 for one event, $10 for additional event. Each player will be given a gift and is guaranteed two matches. Again, they are very excited to be the only tournament in the county to offer a singles division for men and women. Organizers encourage all tennis players to come out and support the noble cause. High school players are welcome to attend and use it as a warm up for the district tournament. Organizers are aware some players still have USTA matches to play, but they will try to fit you in. So please dont let that keep you from helping out this good cause. For more information or to sign up, contact AJ Glenn at 352697-3089 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Sally deMontfort at 352-7959693 or deMont@embarq mail.com; and Eric van den Hoogen at 352-382-3138 or email@example.com. Monday Night Ladies Doubles League Results for March 5 are: Brooksville Aces def. Bicentennial Babes, 6-4 (double hitter). This league is geared toward the 3.5 and 4.0 female players, who cannot play during the day and dont mind traveling for tennis matches. For more information, contact Vivien Amabile at tony firstname.lastname@example.org. Citrus County Tuesday Womens Team TennisNo results for March 6. This ladies-only league is geared toward players rated 3.0 to 3.5. If interested in playing or being a team captain, call chairperson Candace Charles at 352-563-5859 or email candacecharles@ tampabay.rr.com. Citrus Area Senior Ladies 3.0/3.5 Tuesday LeagueResults for March 6 are: Citrus Hills def. Meadowcrest Racquettes, 4-0; Sugarmill Woods def. Pine Ridge Mustangs, 4-1; Crystal River def. Meadowcrest Aces, 3-2. For information, contact new chairperson Luanne Miller at email@example.com or 352794-7247. Thursday Morning Citrus Area Doubles League Results for March 8: Pine Ridge Fillies def. Sugarmill Woods, 7-3; Bicentennial Babes def. Skyview Aces, 8-0; Skyview Advantage def. Pine Ridge Mavericks, 6-2; Skyview def. Bicentennial Bratz, 8-0. For information, contact chairwoman Carol Keatts at 352-3825280 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Ladies on the CourtWinners for March 8 are Jo and Marta, Phyliss and Alice. Ladies on The Court play at 8:30 a.m. Thursdays at Le Grone Park courts in Crystal River. Bring a new can of balls and 50 cents and sign up to play two out of three tie-break sets. For more information, contact Barbara Shook at dshook@ tampabay.rr.com or 352795-0872. The Friday Senior Ladies Doubles 3.0 3.5 League Results for March 9 are: Meadowcrest Aces vs Citrus Hills Hot Shots, 2-2; Pine Ridge Mustangs def. Sugarmill Shooting Stars, 4-0; Riverhaven Eagles def. Bicentennial Flyers, 4-0. For information, contact chairperson Joyce Shiver at 352795-1086 or jshiver@ tampabay.rr.com.USTA Leagues: 3.5 Senior Women: Sugarmill Woods def. Harbor Hills, 2-1. Record, 3-3. Antoinette van den Hoogen/Jane Wilson won, 6-2, 6-2; Kay Danner/Dyane Koskela won, 3-6, 6-3, 1-0; Fay Phillips/Pam Davis lost, 6-4, 6-4. 4.0 Senior Women: Skyview (Barry) lost to The Villages, 2-1. Record 1-4. 7.0 Mixed Adult: Skyview def. Fort King, 2-1. Record 2-4. Jimmie Eliasen/Richard Eliasen lost, 6-1, 6-1; Carrie Ingersoll/Ed Barry won, 6-4, 6-2; Jacqueline Bennett/Ron David won, 3-6, 7-5, 1-0. 3.5 Super Senior Women: Bicentennial Park def. The Villages, 2-1. Record 4-1. Ruth Branson/Myrt Thomas lost, 6-3, 1-6, 1-0; Anne Finnin/Maureen Caruso won, 6-3, 6-3; Margie McLellan/Susan Smith won, 3-6, 7-5, 1-0. Skyview lost to Fort King, 3-0. Record, 1-4. For information in District 4 (south), call or e-mail Leigh Chak at 352-572-7157 or email@example.com or ustaflorida.com. For information about the Hernando leagues, contact Lou Giglio at 727-207-4760 or Lou@topseedtennispro. com. Tournaments: March 24 and 25: inaugural Freedom Open at Crystal River High School April 21 and 22: The Tournament of Champions Event will be at Sugarmill Woods/Oak Village Tennis Complex. C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 B3 0 0 0 A S V N Call today or Go Online... w w w e l d i a b l o g o l f c o m www.eldiablogolf.com Tee times are going fast!! Membership and Group Rates Available 3 5 2 4 6 5 0 9 8 6 352-465-0986 Toll Free: 1-888-886-1309 18 Hole Championship Golf Course Citrus Springs, FL Rated 4 1 2 Stars by Golf Digest Visit El Diablo and find The Hidden Treasure of Central Florida! 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He has a bone spur that needs to be removed, and figures hell be out of action for some three months. Would it hurt his feelings if this news was buried behind an update on Woods left Achilles tendon? No, Goydos said, stifling a laugh. Its called the Achilles heel for a reason. Lucas Glover had to wait three months to make his PGA Tour debut. The former U.S. Open champion slipped off a paddle board along the shores of Hawaii the weekend before the season opener at Kapalua and injured knee ligaments. Glover didnt think it was so bad at first. He thought about playing Honolulu, then the California desert, then San Diego, then Pebble Beach. All he got was a weekly dose of disappointment each Friday afternoon when he withdrew from the next tournament, until he finally gave up on the West Coast Swing. Glover finally gets to play the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook, having recovered from the sprained medial collateral ligament and a plica tendon, along with some atrophy in his quadriceps. But its all about the Achilles these days. I dont feel slighted at all, Glover said. What is it, 14 to 1? Glover grinned, waiting for the numbers to make sense. That would be 14 majors for Woods, one for him. David Toms also withdrew from the Cadillac Championship on Sunday with a back injury. No one seemed to notice. Theres a chance some people didnt even know he was at Doral in the first place. Instead, there was television footage of Woods in his red shirt climbing into a golf cart and being driven to the parking lot. NBC Sports was able to use the camera from the blimp for an overhead shot of Woods driving away from Doral in his black Mercedes, which didnt thrill the folks at Cadillac who paid upward of $10 million to sponsor the tournament. The good news for Woods is that hes still news. As Jack Nicklaus once told him in South Africa, Just make sure youre part of the conversation. Never mind that Nicklaus was talking about rivalries, not injuries. It will stay that way, especially while the golf world holds its breath to hear whether the Achilles tendon injury that forced Woods to withdraw after 11 holes Sunday really was a mild sprain, as he said Monday night on Twitter. Woods hopes to be hitting balls by the end of the week, and maybe even compete next week though he didnt make clear in 140 characters if he was talking about the silly made-fortelevision event called the Tavistock Cup or the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, which would be his last event before the Masters. No one moves the needle like Woods. That much is true, even as Rory McIlroy settles in as the new world No. 1 and doesnt shy away from it. The day after the 22-yearold from Northern Ireland held off Woods to win the Honda Classic and go to the top of the ranking, McIlroy was at Madison Square Garden before thousands of fans with a tennis racket in hand and Maria Sharapova on the other side of the net. It was a fun moment, something rarely make that, never seen from Woods. Associated Press Tiger Woods lines up his putt on the ninth green Sunday during the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament in Doral. Woods is one of several golfers dealing with an injury. Singles players paradise Eric van den Hoogen ON COURT Golf BRIEFS Golf For Kids tourney March 23The Inverness Sertoma Clubs 26th annual Golf For Kids Tournament will take place Friday, March 23, at Inverness Golf and Country Club. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The format is a FourPerson Best Ball Scramble. Cost is $60 per player and $100 for hole sponsors. Entry fee includes greens fee, cart, lunch, beverages and door prizes. Mulligan tickets will be available one for $5 or three for $10. Prizes awarded for closest to the pin, longest drive, hole-inone, sponsored by Love Honda. Proceeds will benefit speechand hearing-impaired children, through the All Childrens Citrus Sertoma Speech & Hearing Clinic in Lecanto. Sertomas primary service project is assisting more than 50 million people with speech, hearing and language disorders. Proceeds will also benefit other Inverness Sertoma projects. Golf classic for Kidney for Karen The Kidney for Karen Golf Classic will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club. The four-person scramble has a limited field of 144 players. Cost is $60, which includes golf, refreshments, door prizes and hole contests. There will be three divisions based on team handicap. Each division will be awarded first-, secondand third-place prizes. Scoring will be based on team handicap and gross score. Hole sponsors are needed for a $100 donation. For more information, call Douglas Alexander at 352344-2425, or Dennis Himmel at 352-634-5680. Golf for Meals tourney in MarchCitrus County Home Delivered Meals Program will host a Golf for Meals fundraising golf tournament Saturday, March 24, at Seven Rivers Golf and Country Club, Crystal River. The event will begin at 9 a.m. Business owners and organizations are invited to sponsor the event with a variety of advertising platforms. To become a corporate sponsor, call 352-527-5975. March for Meals is a nationwide campaign sponsored by the Meals on Wheels Association of America.
net total, while Stacy and Bleakley each had 69s. Third-flight leader was Carol Biedscheid with an 89 (66 low net), with Connie Gibson second with a 92 (70 low net) and Barbara Hart third with a 94 (71 low net). Leading the fourth flight was Nancy Bennett with a 98 (72 low net), followed by Shirley Krupp with a 99 (76 low net) and Beckie Monroe with a 100 (73 low net). In fifth flight, Mimma Allen and Jessie Helton each shot a 103 to tie for the lead, with Helton carding a 74 low net and Allen a 75. Perita Park was right behind with a 104 (75 low net). The sixth flight firstround leader was Jean Burnett with a 105 (71 low net), with Jean Guilfoyle second with a 108 (76 low net). Doris Kelly and Karen Stanley were tied for third at 109, Kelly with a 75 low net and Stanley a 79. The Lollypops final round begins with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. today. Jackson won the 2011 wrestling title in the 171pound class. This year, he moved up to 182-pound class and captured that state title. Jacksons coach attributes his success to his work ethic. Taylor is a hardworking individual, and he eats, sleeps and breathes wrestling, Citrus coach Chris Kelly said. Hes a natural athlete, and most importantly, hes a great student and kid. Jackson had an outstanding 49-3 record in the 2011-12 season. He swept the districts in Brooksville. Then, in the toughest regional (2A-2) referred to as the Region of Doom he had a perfect 40 record. He defeated Springsteads Ernesto Padilla in a 10-2 decision to win the regional championship in St. Cloud, lifting the Hurricanes to a fourth-place finish out of 27 teams. At the state tournament at Lakelands Jenkins Center, Jackson handily defeated his first two opponents. Then the Citrus senior defeated Homesteads Keith Simmons, 11-7, to advance to final. Jackson secured the state title by defeating Fort Walton Beach senior Chris Lupo in a 18-1 technical fall score. For Jackson, it was a tougher climb to the top last year than this season. I had to beat a lot of seniors last year, Jackson said. This year, I just wanted to show up and dominate. Pirates junior second baseman Michael Kidd and Dewees (two RBIs) had two hits, a walk and three runs each, while sophomore third baseman Austin Wiles added two hits and a RBI for Crystal River. Pope found holes twice in the infield for groundball hits, and he hit a double and a sacrifice fly to right for a three-hit, threeRBI performance. After the game, he described his second-inning hit, which was an opposite-field slap that allowed Dewees to reach third base from first. I saw the sign so I knew Dewees was going to steal, and I saw him break with a good jump, so I thought Id just spray it backside and give him another base. We work on it in practice a lot. Pope enjoyed his clubs opportunity to get work in during spring break, adding, Whats a better spring break than playing baseball? Crystal River is off until next Thursday, when it takes on county rival Citrus at home. Associated PressMarques Colston is staying put in New Orleans. Brandon Marshall is headed to Chicago. Hours before free agency began Tuesday, the Saints star receiver agreed to a five-year contract to remain in the Big Easy. A bit later, Miami sent its top wideout, Marshall, to the Bears for two draft picks. Then another receiver made headlines in Washington when Pierre Garcon joined the Redskins after the free agency frenzy began. This was important to me, to be back with this team in this situation, Colston said in a statement released by the Saints. I was not looking to chase free agency. It was more important for me to be back in our program, a program we have been building and a program I believe in. The top free agent, of course, is Peyton Manning, who was released a week ago by the Colts. He still is conducting his limited tour of teams, but the Dolphins trade of their No. 1 receiver could indicate Miami is out of the running for the fourtime league MVP Garcon had 188 catches for 16 touchdowns and a 13.4-yard average in four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Last year, he had 70 receptions for 947 yards and six TDs as Indianapolis finished 2-14. Washington, which is losing $36 million in salary cap space over the next two seasons for excessive spending in the uncapped 2010 season, also re-signed defensive end Adam Carriker for four years and $20 million, with $7 million guaranteed. Also re-upping with their teams were Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas, Eagles tackle Todd Herremans, Chargers center Nick Hardwick, Jets linebacker Bryan Thomas, Vikings backup quarterback Sage Rosenfels, Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant and linebacker Heath Farwell, Bears cornerback Tim Jennings, and 49ers linebacker Tavares Gooden. PIRATESContinued from Page B1 WRESTLER Continued from Page B1 TOP Continued from Page B1 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE S COREBOARD On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 1 p.m. (ESPN) MLB Preseason Baseball New York Mets a Detroit Tigers COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. (TRUTV) 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament Lamar vs. Vermont. First Round 7 p.m. (ESPN2) NIT Tournament Minnesota at La Salle. First round 9 p.m. (ESPN2) NIT Tournament Bucknell at Arizona. First round 9 p.m. (TRUTV) NCAA Basketball Tournament California vs. South Florida. First round NBA 7 p.m. (ESPN) Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) (SUN) Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls 4 a.m. (ESPN2) Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers (same-day tape) NHL 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Colorado Avalanche at Buffalo Sabres SOCCER 3:30 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League Real Madrid vs. CSKA Moscow 8 p.m. (FSNFL) UEFA Champions League Chelsea vs. Napoli Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. Citrus at Nature Coast SOFTBALL 6 p.m. Lecanto at South Lake BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING 3 p.m. Crystal River at Central TRACK AND FIELD TBD Crystal River at Hernando Kiwanis meet Atlantic Divison GPWLOTPtsGFGA N.Y. Rangers694418795192150 Pittsburgh684221589219173 Philadelphia694022787223197 New Jersey704025585195182 N.Y. Islanders7028311167164211 Northeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston694026383223170 Ottawa703625981216206 Buffalo703329874174196 Toronto703032868202217 Montreal7027321165185196 Southeast Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Florida6933231379171193 Washington703628678189197 Winnipeg693229872181195 Tampa Bay693230771197234 Carolina7026291567183211 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA St. Louis704518797183135 Detroit694422391217162 Nashville694121789200179 Chicago703725882209206 Columbus692240751161223 Northwest Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver694219892215172 Colorado713730478186189 Calgary6932251276173191 Minnesota7029311068150194 Edmonton692636759182209 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Dallas703926583186183 Phoenix7034251179182178 San Jose683425977187175 Los Angeles6932251276154152 Anaheim7029301169173196 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays Games Nashville 5, Phoenix 4, SO Buffalo 3, Montreal 2, OT Colorado 3, Anaheim 2, OT San Jose 3, Edmonton 2 Tuesdays Games Washington 5, N.Y. Islanders 4, SO Philadelphia 3, New Jersey 0 N.Y. Rangers 4, Carolina 2 Tampa Bay 6, Boston 1 Florida 5, Toronto 2 Dallas 1, Minnesota 0 St. Louis at Chicago, late San Jose at Calgary, late Detroit at Los Angeles, late Wednesdays Games Colorado at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Winnipeg, 8:30 p.m. Columbus at Edmonton, 10 p.m. Phoenix at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Thursdays Games Colorado at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Carolina, 7 p.m. Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Boston at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Calgary, 9 p.m. Nashville at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Atlantic Division WLPctGB Philadelphia2517.595 Boston2219.5372 New York1824.4297 Toronto1428.33311 New Jersey1429.32611 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3110.756 Orlando2815.6514 Atlanta2417.5857 Washington931.22521 Charlotte634.15024 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago359.795 Indiana2416.6009 Milwaukee1824.42916 Cleveland1624.40017 Detroit1527.35719 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio2713.675 Memphis2416.6003 Dallas2320.5355 Houston2320.5355 New Orleans1032.23818 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3210.762 Denver2319.5489 Minnesota2221.51210 Utah2021.48811 Portland2022.47612 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Lakers2516.610 L.A. Clippers2317.5751 Phoenix1922.4636 Golden State1721.4476 Sacramento1427.34111 Mondays Games Milwaukee 105, New Jersey 99 Chicago 104, New York 99 Charlotte 73, New Orleans 71 San Antonio 112, Washington 97 Utah 105, Detroit 90 Minnesota 127, Phoenix 124 Boston 94, L.A. Clippers 85 Tuesdays Games Toronto 96, Cleveland 88 Indiana 92, Portland 75 Orlando 104, Miami 98, OT Houston 104, Oklahoma City 103 L.A. Lakers at Memphis, late Washington at Dallas, late Atlanta at Denver, late Golden State at Sacramento, late Wednesdays Games Philadelphia at Indiana, 7 p.m. Toronto at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Portland at New York, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at Houston, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Cleveland at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Orlando at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Miami at Chicago, 9:30 p.m. Detroit at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Boston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Atlanta at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Utah at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. Thursdays Games Washington at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Denver, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Utah, 9 p.m. Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE WLPct Detroit71.875 Toronto92.818 Boston72.778 Oakland93.750 Seattle93.750 Los Angeles64.600 Kansas City65.545 Baltimore44.500 Minnesota66.500 New York57.417 Texas36.333 Cleveland37.300 Tampa Bay37.300 Chicago28.200 NATIONAL LEAGUE WLPct Los Angeles62.750 San Francisco84.667 Miami53.625 Chicago64.600 Houston64.600 Washington54.556 St. Louis44.500 Cincinnati56.455 Philadelphia56.455 Colorado46.400 Milwaukee46.400 San Diego47.364 New York36.333 Arizona37.300 Pittsburgh37.300 Atlanta110.091 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Monday's Games Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis (ss) 5, Atlanta 4 Toronto 4, Baltimore 1 Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 1, 10 innings Washington 8, St. Louis (ss) 4 Detroit 7, N.Y. Mets 7, tie, 10 innings Boston 5, Miami 3, 10 innings Cleveland 3, Arizona 2 San Francisco 2, Kansas City 1 Seattle 6, Texas 4 L.A. Dodgers 9, L.A. Angels 1 Chicago Cubs 8, Cincinnati 6 Oakland 9, Chicago White Sox 4 Colorado 11, San Diego 2 Houston 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Tuesdays Games Miami 2, Atlanta 2, tie, 10 innings Toronto 8, Minnesota 2 Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 7, tie, 10 innings Houston 6, Philadelphia 5, 10 innings St. Louis 7, N.Y. Mets 1 Cleveland 8, Texas 8, tie, 10 innings Colorado 5, L.A. Dodgers 2 San Diego 6, Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland 8, Milwaukee (ss) 6 Kansas City 7, Cincinnati 5 Chicago Cubs 5, San Francisco 4 Seattle 7, Milwaukee (ss) 4 L.A. Angels 3, Arizona 0 Detroit 6, Washington 3 Boston 1, N.Y. Yankees 0 Wednesdays Games Minnesota vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Houston vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Miami vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Colorado (ss) vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Arizona (ss) at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. Washington vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 6:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Arizona (ss) vs. Colorado (ss) at Scottsdale, Ariz., 10:10 p.m. Thursdays Games Baltimore vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Atlanta vs. Philadelphia (ss) at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Philadelphia (ss) vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m. St. Louis vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 2:35 p.m. Kansas City vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Arizona vs. Chicago Cubs (ss) at Mesa, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 4:05 p.m. Oakland vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 4:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (ss) vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 4:10 p.m. San Francisco vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 10:05 p.m. Through March 11 Scoring Average 1, Rory McIlroy, 67.53. 2, Tiger Woods, 68.53. 3, Dicky Pride, 68.62. 4, Justin Rose, 68.91. 5, Lee Westwood, 69.15. 6, John Huh, 69.30. 7, Keegan Bradley, 69.47. 8, John Senden, 69.53. 9, Carl Pettersson, 69.59. 10, Chris Stroud, 69.61. Driving Distance 1, Bubba Watson, 316.1. 2, Robert Garrigus, 307.4. 3, Jamie Lovemark, 306.4. 4, Jason Kokrak, 306.3. 5, Dustin Johnson, 305.9. 6, Kyle Stanley, 305.8. 7, Carl Pettersson, 305.2. 8, Josh Teater, 304.3. 9, Harris English, 303.6. 10, J.B. Holmes, 303.2. Driving Accuracy Percentage 1, Heath Slocum, 74.58%. 2, Paul Goydos, 73.76%. 3, Scott McCarron, 73.64%. 4, Hunter Mahan, 71.75%. 5, Brian Davis, 71.15%. 6, David Toms, 69.41%. 7, Tiger Woods, 69.28%. 8, Brian Gay, 69.23%. 9, Roberto Castro, 68.78%. 10, Tom Gillis, 68.47%. Greens in Regulation Pct. 1, Marc Turnesa, 75.00%. 2, Bubba Watson, 73.30%. 3, Lee Westwood, 72.90%. 4, Martin Laird, 72.20%. 5, Steve Stricker, 71.80%. 6 (tie), John Senden and Webb Simpson, 71.50%. 8, Harris English, 71.30%. 9, Bryce Molder, 71.20%. 10, Roberto Castro, 70.80%. Total Driving 1, Tiger Woods, 25. 2, John Rollins, 63. 3 (tie), Chad Campbell and Roberto Castro, 73. 5, Boo Weekley, 77. 6, Tom Gillis, 79. 7 (tie), John Senden and Rickie Fowler, 80. 9, Bo Van Pelt, 81. 10, Kevin Sutherland, 84. Putting Average 1, Chad Collins, 1.655. 2, Zach Johnson, 1.672. 3, Gavin Coles, 1.686. 4, Greg Chalmers, 1.692. 5, Rory Sabbatini, 1.703. 6, Marc Turnesa, 1.704. 7, Brian Harman, 1.705. 8, Lee Janzen, 1.707. 9, 4 tied with 1.708. Birdie Average 1, John Senden, 4.69. 2 (tie), Martin Laird and Steve Stricker, 4.67. 4 (tie), Rory McIlroy and Webb Simpson, 4.63. 6, Bo Van Pelt, 4.56. 7, Aaron Baddeley, 4.46. 8 (tie), Bubba Watson and Ben Crane, 4.45. 10, David Toms, 4.42. Eagles (Holes per) 1, Rory McIlroy, 48.0. 2, Gary Woodland, 48.9. 3, Ben Crane, 49.5. 4 (tie), Danny Lee, Steve Wheatcroft and Bobby Gates, 63.0. 7, Tiger Woods, 66.0. 8, Bubba Watson, 72.0. 9, Johnson Wagner, 77.1. 10, Brian Harman, 79.2. Sand Save Percentage 1, Lee Westwood, 73.68%. 2, Jonas Blixt, 72.00%. 3, Rory McIlroy, 69.23%. 4, Rocco Mediate, 68.97%. 5, Billy Mayfair, 67.86%. 6, Martin Flores, 67.74%. 7, Aaron Baddeley, 67.65%. 8, Geoff Ogilvy, 66.67%. 9, Michael Bradley, 65.38%. 10, 2 tied with 64.71%. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 5 6 1 CASH 3 (late) 5 9 9 PLAY 4 (early) 3 7 6 5 PLAY 4 (late) 4 6 1 4 Because of early deadlines, Fantasy 5 and Mega Money numbers were unavailable. Please see Thursdays Entertainment page.B4 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 Colston stays with Saints, Marshall goes to Bears Associated Press New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) pulls in a touchdown pass during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans. The agent for Saints wide receiver Marques Colston says his client has agreed to new free agent contract with New Orleans. Bucs sign WR Vincent Jackson for 5 yearsTAMPA Free agent wide receiver Vincent Jack son has signed a five-year, $55.55 million contra the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson was one of the top wideouts available free agency once San Diego decided not to give hi the franchise tag. It didn t take him long to hook up with Tampa Bay and quarterback Josh Freeman, in whose honor Jackson got all those 5s in the deal; Freem wears uniform No. 5. The contract, negotiated by Schwartz and Fein sod Agency, will pay Jackson $13 million in each first two years, then $10 million for the third y Jackson will provide a deep threat for Freema whose other receivers, Mike Williams and Arreliou Benn, are more short-range targets. From wire reports Sports BRIEFS Hurricanes lose despite early lead Despite having a 7-5 in the ninth inning, Citrus High Schools baseball team lost 8-7 thanks to a walk-off home run from a Springstead player Tuesday night. From the mound, Citrus pitcher Mark Puller struck out six in six innings. Pitcher Pat Martin, however, got the loss because of the walk-off homer in the ninth inning. On the offensive side, Hurricane Zach Gufford led his team, going 3-for-5. Martin followed with a 2-for-5. Kyle Tubbman (1-5) scored two runs while Garrett Wilkinson (1-4) had a sacrifice fly and two RBIs. Citrus is now 6-3 overall and 3-1 in the district. Seton Hall 63, Stony Brook 61SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. Jordan Theodore scored 21 points, Herb Pope had 20 and Seton Hall snapped an 11game losing streak in the NIT by holding off Stony Brook 6361 Tuesday night. The win is the first for the top-seeded Pirates (21-12) in the event since 1956. Stony Brook, the two-time regular-season champions of the American East Conference, didnt make it easy. Bryan Dougher had a 3-pointer bounce off the rim with about :02 to go, and Tommy Brenton had a rebound follow roll off the rim at the buzzer. Dallas Joyner had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Seawolves (22-10). Marcus Rouse added 13, and Dougher had 12. Iowa beats Dayton 84-75 in opener IOWA CITY, Iowa Freshman Aaron White scored a career-high 25 points, sophomore Zach McCabe tied a career high with 20 and seventh-seeded Iowa rolled past Dayton 84-75 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the NIT. Sophomore Melsahn Basabe added 15 points for the Hawkeyes (18-16) From staff and wire reports
Associated Press Baltimore Oriole Robert Andino, right, is caught trying to steal second base as Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Sean Rodriguez makes the tag during the second inning of Tuesdays game in Sarasota. S PORTSC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 B5 Associated PressTAMPA Steven Stamkos scored twice to reach 50 goals this season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning jumped out to a big early lead and beat the Boston Bruins 6-1 on Tuesday night. Tampa Bay scored three times in the first five minutes and coasted from there to help rookie goalie Dustin Tokarski earn his first NHL victory. His teammates made it easy for Tokarski, as Tom Pyatt, Nate Thompson and Ryan Shannon scored quickly to ruin Marty Turcos first start as Bostons backup goalie. The Stanley Cup champions have lost three straight for the first time since late October and were limited to two shots in the opening period, 34 overall. Stamkos scored his 49th goal in the second period and added his NHL-best 50th at 11:43 of the third to move into a tie for the league scoring lead with Evgeni Malkin with 84 points. Panthers 5, Maple Leafs 2 SUNRISE Sean Bergenheim scored two goals and the Florida Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs. Marcel Goc and Tomas Kopecky had power-play goals in the third period, Jason Garrison also scored and Jose Theodore stopped 26 shots for the Panthers. Mikhail Grabovski and Tyler Bozak scored for the Leafs and James Reimer made 22 saves. The Panthers remained atop the Southeast Division, one point ahead of Washington.Rangers 4, Hurricanes 2NEW YORK Brad Richards scored twice and Martin Biron, a last-minute replacement for Henrik Lundqvist, made 27 saves as the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes. New Yorks top line had a stellar night. Marian Gaborik scored and Carl Hagelin had a goal and assisted on both of Richards goals as they combined for four goals and nine points. The victory extended the Rangers lead in the Atlantic Division to six points over Pittsburgh. Flyers 3, Devils 0 PHILADELPHIA Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 17 shots for his third straight shutout and fourth in five games to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a win over the New Jersey Devils. Sean Couturier, Jakub Voracek and Danny Briere scored to provide the offense.Capitals 5, Islanders 4, SO UNIONDALE, N.Y. Matt Hendricks scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Washington Capitals finished off a dramatic three-goal comeback in a victory over the New York Islanders. Washington trailed 4-1 late in the second before Alex Ovechkin scored in the final minute of the period. Dmitry Orlov scored 1:51 into the third to make it 4-3, and Ovechkin tied it at 10:15 with his 29th goal. John Tavares scored twice, including his career-best 31st goal, and added an assist, Matt Moulson netted his 30th of the season, and defenseman Travis Hamonic scored for the Islanders (28-32-10), who lost their third straight time in heartbreaking fashion. Tampa Bay beats Boston 6-1 Associated PressPHOENIX Manny Ramirez hit his first home run of spring and Yoenis Cespedes went hitless again in Oaklands 8-6 win Tuesday over a Milwaukee Brewers split squad. Ramirez sent a long drive to leftcenter against right-hander Mike Fiers. Ramirez, who has not played in the majors since last April, had been 0 for 8 this spring. He also drew a walk and flied out. Ramirez must serve a 50-game suspension for a violation of baseballs drug policy. Cespedes, the Cuban outfielder the As signed to a four-year, $36 million deal, struck out twice and grounded out. He has gone hitless in six at-bats over his past two games. Orioles 7, Rays 7, 10 innings SARASOTA David Price worked into the fourth inning, and Matt Moore made his spring debut with a hitless 1 2/3 innings in Tampa Bays 10-inning tie with Baltimore. Price pitched 3 2/3 innings and allowed the Orioles biggest inning of the spring four runs keyed by a three-run homer by Jai Miller. Moore, the heralded left-hander who made his major league debut in mid-September and started the first game of the ALDS against Texas on Oct. 1, struck out three and walked one after missing time with abdominal soreness. Indians 8, Rangers 8, 10 innings GOODYEAR, Ariz. Yu Darvish couldnt command his fastball over three innings for the Texas Rangers in a 10-inning tie with the Cleveland Indians. The Japanese star walked four in his second spring start. He allowed two runs and three hits and struck out three. Darvish limited the trouble by getting Shin-Soo Choo to ground into a basesloaded double play. Texas catcher Yorvit Torrealba helped Darvish by throwing out two would-be basestealers. Marlins 2, Braves 2, 10 innings JUPITER Carlos Zambrano struck out five in four innings for Miami in a 10-inning tie with Atlanta. Zambrano gave up two hits and one run. The last time he faced the Braves was Aug. 12 when he stormed off the mound after allowing eight runs, cleaned out his locker and never pitched again for the Chicago Cubs. Braves starter Mike Minor gave up one hit in four scoreless innings and struck out four.Astros 6, Phillies 5, 10 innings KISSIMMEE Livan Hernandez pitched five scoreless innings for Houston and Brian Bixlers three-run homer in the 10th lifted the Astros over Philadelphia. Bixler had two hits, drove in four runs and stole a base. Domonic Browns home run in the top of the 10th put the Phillies ahead. Hernandez gave up five hits, walked none and struck out one in his third spring start. Phillies starter Cole Hamels gave up a run while striking out four and walking none in five innings. Cubs 5, Giants 4 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Cubs newcomer Chris Volstad pitched three shutout innings for the second straight time this spring. Volstad, acquired in January from the Miami Marlins for fellow right-hander Carlos Zambrano, gave up two hits. In his prior outing, he allowed one hit against Seattle. Volstad also got a hit against San Francisco. Cardinals 7, Mets 1PORT ST. LUCIE Adam Wainwright pitched three scoreless innings in his second outing of the spring, and David Freese and Yadier Molina homered as St. Louis beat the Mets. Wainwright, returning from elbow surgery that shelved him last season, gave up one hit and one walk, throwing 25 of 40 pitches for strikes. Mets starter Mike Pelfrey left some pitches up early on, and the Cardinals took advantage. Freese, the World Series MVP, hit a two-run shot over the right field wall with one out in the first inning, and Molina led off the second with a homer to left.Angels 3, Diamondbacks 0 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Dan Haren struck out seven of the last eight batters he faced in three innings and the Angels went on to beat Arizona. Haren gave up one hit, a leadoff single to Willie Bloomquist and walked none. Its the only hit the former Diamondbacks ace has allowed in two spring starts. Overall, he has 10 strikeouts and one walk in five scoreless innings. Alexi Amarista hit his second home run of the spring for the Angels, a solo shot off Arizona starter Trevor Cahill, who allowed two runs and five hits in three innings. Mariners 7, Brewers (SS) 4PHOENIX Zack Greinke threw three scoreless innings for Milwaukees split squad before Seattle came back. Greinke gave up one hit and struck out five. He left after issuing his lone walk to Casper Wells leading off the fourth. Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, who entered the game hitting .389, struck out in all three at-bats. Blue Jays 8, Twins 2FORT MYERS Francisco Lirianos fast spring start slowed when the Toronto Blue Jays scored four runs off him in the third inning and beat Minnesota. The streaky lefty struck out five. But Torontos Travis Snyder and Travis dArnaud hit consecutive two-run doubles off the right-field fence against Liriano. Royals 7, Reds 5 SURPRISE, Ariz. Alex Gordon and Lorenzo Cain homered and Everett Teaford pitched three scoreless innings as Kansas City defeated Cincinnati. Gordons home run to lead off the fourth snapped a 4-4 tie. Cain homered to open the fifth. Teaford struck out four in three innings to pick up the victory in relief. Jay Bruce homered in the first inning to extend his hitting streak to six games. Padres 6, White Sox 3PEORIA, Ariz. Catcher Nick Hundley went 3 for 3 with two RBIs and threw out a runner in San Diegos win over the White Sox. Hundley played in just 82 games last season because of an elbow injury.Rockies 5, Dodgers 2 GLENDALE, Ariz. Drew Pomeranz pitched two more scoreless innings before leaving with tightness in his right hip and Colorado beat the Dodgers. Considered a top prospect, Pomeranz was acquired by the Rockies last summer in the trade that sent Ubaldo Jimenez to Cleveland. The 23-year-old left-hander, drafted fifth overall in 2010, is a projected member of Colorados rotation this season after making four starts for the Rockies last year. Pomeranz retired all six batters he faced Tuesday, but had to leave earlier than expected. Tigers 6, Nationals 3VIERA Washington right-hander Edwin Jackson struggled through threeplus innings, and the Detroit Tigers defeated the Nationals. Jackson allowed four runs, two earned, while giving up five hits, walking two and striking out two in 3 1/3 innings. The tworun homer he gave up in the first inning to Detroits Ryan Rayburn came with two outs, one batter after left fielder Jason Michaels dropped a fly ball for an error. Detroit starter Duane Below walked three batters in 2 2/3 innings but allowed only one run on four hits. Rayburn finished with two hits. Washingtons Jayson Werth hit his second home run of the spring, a solo shot in the sixth inning. Red Sox 1, Yankees 0TAMPA Ivan Nova allowed two hits over four scoreless innings in the New York Yankees loss to the Boston Red Sox. Nova, a 16-game winner in his rookie season last year, had given up seven runs over 4 2-3 innings in his two previous spring training starts. Jacoby Ellsbury hit a first-inning double and Dustin Pedroia had a single in the fourth off Nova. Alex Rodriguez singled for one of the Yankees two hits off Felix Doubront, who threw four shutout innings. Ties and tenths Rays one of six teams ending games in tie; Astros win in 10th Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS Lou Amundson scored a careerhigh 21 points to help Indiana beat the Portland Trail Blazers, snapping the Pacers four-game losing streak. Amundson shot 10 for 11 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds for the Pacers. His previous season high in scoring was 11, but he had 13 points in the fourth quarter alone. Paul George, Danny Granger and George Hill each added 11 points for the Pacers. Hill returned after missing two games with a sprained left shoulder. Indiana led by as many as 29 points. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 17 points and Nolan Smith added 10 for the Trail Blazers, who shot a season-low 31.3 percent from the field and made a a season-low 20 field goals. Portlands five assists were the fewest by an NBA team this season. Raptors 96, Cavaliers 88 CLEVELAND Jerryd Bayless scored 20 points, Andrea Bargnani added 17 and Toronto slowed Clevelands playoff push with a victory, the Raptors third over the Cavaliers this season. Bayless started in place of injured point guard Jose Calderon and added seven assists while leading the Raptors to their 14th win. The Cavs had their winning streak stopped at three. Cleveland blew a chance to move into a virtual tie with New York and Milwaukee for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Antawn Jamison, who has been mentioned in trade rumors, led the Cavs with 20 points. Rookie Kyrie Irving scored 14 and Alonzo Gee 16. The Cavs were still within six points in the final minute when Bargnani rebounded his own miss and dunked. Amundson leads Pacers to victory Victory snaps Indianas losing streak Associated PressDAYTON, Ohio The only team with a losing record in the NCAA tournament got it started with a classic March comeback. In front of a presidential audience, no less. T.J. Prices three-point play with 33 seconds left completed a furious rally from a 16-point deficit, and Western Kentucky held on for a 59-58 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron had front-row seats to see the tournament open with a ragged game that had an engrossing finish. The Hilltoppers (16-18) are the longest of long shots, the only squad in the 68-team field with a losing record. They turned up the full-court pressure in the last 5 minutes, overcoming a 16-point deficit with a comeback that won over the crowd at University of Dayton Arena. After the buzzer sounded, Obama and Cameron headed out, fans still buzzing over what had just happened. Somehow, the Hilltoppers won despite shooting 30 percent from the field and turning it over 28 times. Madness indeed. Western Kentucky moves on to play Kentucky the top seed in the South Regional on Thursday in Louisville, an all-Bluegrass game for the second round. MVSU (21-13) caught the presidents eye while pulling ahead, but couldnt close it out. WKU rallies to beat MVSU NCAA Tournament Glance Western Kentucky 59, MVSU 58 BYU (25-8) vs. Iona (25-7), late Wednesday, March 14 Lamar (23-11) vs. Vermont (23-11), 6:40 p.m. California (24-9) vs. South Florida (2013), 30 minutes following EAST REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The CONSOL Energy Center Pittsburgh Kansas State (21-10) vs. Southern Mississippi (25-8), 12:40 p.m. Syracuse (31-2) vs. UNC Asheville (249), 30 minutes following Gonzaga (25-6) vs. West Virginia (19-13), 7:20 p.m. Ohio State (27-7) vs. Loyola (Md.) (24-8), 30 minutes following At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Wisconsin (24-9) vs. Montana (25-6), 2:10 p.m. Vanderbilt (24-10) vs. Harvard (26-4), 30 minutes following SOUTH REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Kentucky (32-2) vs. Western Kentucky (16-18), 6:50 p.m. Iowa State (22-10) vs. UConn (20-13), 30 minutes following At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Baylor (27-7) vs. South Dakota State (277), 7:27 p.m. UNLV (26-8) vs. Colorado (23-11), 30 minutes following At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Wichita State (27-5) vs. VCU (28-6), 7:15 p.m. Indiana (25-8) vs. New Mexico State (269), 30 minutes following WEST REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Murray State (30-1) vs. Colorado State (20-11), 12:15 p.m. Marquette (25-7) vs. BYU-Iona winner, 30 minutes following At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Louisville (26-9) vs. Davidson (25-7), 1:40 p.m. New Mexico (27-6) vs. Long Beach State (25-8), 30 minutes following Associated Press Tampa Bays Steven Stamkos, right, works the puck past Bostons Brian Rolston during the second period of Tuesdays game in Tampa. Stamkos scores 2 to reach 50 goals
Garth, Facinelli split after 11 yearsLOS ANGELES Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli say they are divorcing after 11 years. In a statement Tuesday, the couple said they decided to end their marriage but share the same deep love and devotion to our children. Garth and Facinelli said they remain dedicated to raising our beautiful daughters together, and asked for privacy and respect. The Southern California couple are parents to 14-year-old Luca 9-year-old Lola and 5-year-old Fiona The 39-year-old Garth came to fame in the 1990s TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. The 38-year-old Facinelli is a co-star in the Twilight movie franchise. The couple married in January 2001.Springsteen recalls Clemons NEW YORK Bruce Springsteen tells Rolling Stone he shed tears when he heard Clarence Clemons saxophone on Wrecking Ball. Clem ons died last year. Springsteen intended to have Clemons on the new album, but says he passed on a recording session to check out his health and soon after had a stroke. After Clemons died, producer Ron Aniello took a live rendition of the concert staple Land of Hopes and Dreams, separated Clemons part and put it into a studio version. Plummer revives Barrymore NEW YORK Christopher Plummers haunting portrayal of John Barrymore is being given a new audience. Producers said Tuesday that the film Barrymore will be shown at cinemas in Canada beginning in May and throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other countries in October. Barrymore a twoperson play exploring the life of famed actor John Barrymore earned Plummer a Tony in 1997. Last year, the actor recreated his performance for multiple high-definition cameras. It was filmed over seven days on location and on the stage at the Elgin Theater in Toronto. Associated Press DYERSVILLE, IowaS hould we build it, and would they come? Those are the questions being debated in the Iowa town where the Field of Dreams movie was filmed as it considers a $38 million proposal to turn the farmland around the famous cornfield diamond into one of the nations largest youth baseball tournament and training complexes. An Illinois couple has announced plans to buy the farmhouse and baseball field featured in the 1989 film, along with surrounding land, to build the AllStar Ballpark Heaven, a complex of 24 baseball and softball diamonds, an indoor training facility and lodging that would draw teams from all around to compete in major tournaments. While the project could provide an economic jolt and breathe new life into Dyersvilles most valuable asset, it has unleashed fierce emotions that have pitted neighbors against each other and raised difficult questions for leaders of the town of 4,000. Should the city extend water and sewer service to make the project viable? Would enough people come to make it succeed? And if so, would the development ruin the nostalgic, country feel that made this part of rural Iowa a draw in the first place? This is one of those projects that has a high risk, but a high reward, said Jim Heavens, a cattle nutritionist who has been the citys part-time mayor for nine years. If everything goes according to Hoyle, it would be a boom for the town and a boom for the state and do something nice for youth. If it doesnt work out, theres going to be a lot of pieces to pick up. Dyersville, surrounded by lush farmland in the hills 30 miles west of Dubuque, has barely grown in recent decades and some residents say thats fine. The town has low unemployment and low taxes. Since the movie was filmed, about a farmer who builds a baseball field that attracts the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and other White Sox players banned for throwing the 1919 World Series, the farm has attracted a stream of visitors despite few amenities: a house that is usually closed and a wellkept baseball field surrounded by corn. One of the most popular activities is a simple game of catch at the site. But some businesses and attractions, such as the National Farm Toy Museum, got used to the tourism and were hurt when it began to drop in recent years. Two years ago, owners Don and Becky Lansing put the farm up for sale. The most vocal opposition to the proposed development comes from a small group of the farmers who raise cattle and pigs and grow corn and soybeans nearby. They worry the 193-acre project, expected to draw caravans of players and families every year, would disrupt their rural life. They worry about driving farm equipment in the traffic, and whether theyll face regulations on spraying crops and spreading manure with so many children nearby. Wayne Ameskamp, whose family sold its portion of the movie site to the Lansings in 2008 after years of feuding between the families over its use, has spoken out in public and private meetings with city officials and neighbors. Dont let them build these baseball diamonds out in the country and take our farmland out of production and ruin our piece of heaven, he told the city council recently. He worries his family would no longer be able to peacefully gather around a fire at its private campsite, nicknamed Hillbilly Heaven. Jeff Pape, whose family farm dates to 1851, said he worries the development, if done incorrectly, could totally destroy years of work by farmers to reduce runoff and pollution in a creek running through the site. Investors Mike and Denise Stillman came up with the idea for the baseball complex in 2010 after Mike, a lawyer, and his son, then 8, stopped to play catch on the way home from a Minnesota Twins game. As planned, it would join a handful of such complexes in the U.S., including one near the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. The site would create hundreds of jobs in restaurants, lodging and recreation in a six-county region, according to a study commissioned by developers. Up to 1,500 families of players aged 8 through 14 would trek to the site weekly for camps and tournaments, the study said. Famous field sparks fight Birthday: A discarded interest from the past might be resurrected and revitalized in the year ahead, and it could turn out to be surprisingly profitable. This will be due not only to the correct timing, but to some new allies who know what theyre doing. 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Although youll be willing to work hard, the success of a project is likely to be due in part to a few others who pitch in and help. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Although your goals might be a bit difficult to achieve, the rewards they offer could be so enticing that theyll impel you to at least try. Give things your maximum effort. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Instead of finally being able to coast as you thought, it might become necessary for you to step up the pace in order to protect an investment that you share with others. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) If you keep searching, you will find an answer to a situation that appears to have no valid solution. Chances are, its fear that has caused you to overlook the answer up until now. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) There is plenty of justification for your positive outlook. If your hopes and expectations appear to be a bit high to others, dont let their negative thinking cause you to believe otherwise. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Your chart shows many possibilities for large gains at this time. Thus, if you have to work hard for what you hope to get, it will be well worth it. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) If you truly believe in your ideas, you shouldnt have any problem convincing others of their worth discuss their potential with possible supporters. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Before involving yourself in a huge endeavor with others, thoroughly investigate it. Detailed scrutiny will reveal its attributes as well as its shortcomings. From wire reports Christopher Plummer Peter Facinelli Bruce Springsteen Today in HISTORY MONDAY, MARCH 12 Fantasy 5: 6 7 12 30 36 5-of-51 winner$221,160.20 4-of-5324$110 3-of-510,253$9.50 SUNDAY, MARCH 11 Fantasy 5: 9 14 16 21 29 5-of-52 winners$97,492.83 4-of-5318$98.50 3-of-59,049$9.50 SATURDAY, MARCH 10 Powerball: 5 14 17 20 41 Powerball: 5 5-of-5 PBNo winner No Florida winner 5-of-51 winners$1 million No Florida winner Lotto: 7 14 19 31 48 52 6-of-6No winner 5-of-632$5,795.50 4-of-62,212$70 3-of-644,797$5 Fantasy 5: 11 13 23 31 34 5-of-5No winner 4-of-5353$555 3-of-511,942$23 Today is Wednesday, March 14, the 74th day of 2012. There are 292 days left in the year. Todays Highlight: On March 14, 1962, Democrat Edward M. Kennedy officially launched in Boston his successful candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts once held by his brother, President John F. Kennedy. (Edward Kennedy served in the Senate for nearly 47 years.) On this date: In 1794, Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin, an invention that revolutionized Americas cotton industry. In 1885, the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera The Mikado premiered at the Savoy Theatre in London. In 1900, Congress ratified the Gold Standard Act. In 1951, during the Korean War, United Nations forces recaptured Seoul. In 1991, a British court overturned the wrongful convictions of the Birmingham Six, who had spent 16 years in prison for a 1974 Irish Republican Army bombing, and ordered them released. Ten years ago: The government charged the Arthur Andersen accounting firm with obstruction of justice, securing its first indictment in the collapse of Enron. (Although Arthur Andersen was later found guilty, its conviction was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court; however, the damage to the firms reputation was enough to put it out of business.) Five years ago: The Pentagon released the transcript of a military hearing in which Khalid Sheikh Mohammed said he was responsible for the 9/11 operation from A to Z. One year ago: Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Darlene Love, Dr. John and Leon Russell were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Todays Birthdays: Former astronaut Frank Borman is 84. Actor Michael Caine is 79. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 79. Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 78. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 71. Comedian Billy Crystal is 64. Thought for Today: Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. Albert Einstein, German-born American physicist (born this date in 1879, died 1955). INSIDE THE NUMBERS To verify the accuracy of winning lottery numbers, players should double-check the numbers printed above with numbers officially posted by the Florida Lottery. Go to www.flalottery.com, or call 850-487-7777. Spotlight on PEOPLE Florida LOTTERIES SO YOU KNOW Last nights winning numbers, Page B4 E NTERTAINMENT Page B6 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Todays HOROSCOPE Baseball diamond from Field of Dreams could get expansion Associated Press In this 2004 photo, visitors enjoy the Field of Dreams baseball field in rural Dyersville, Iowa. The town is considering a $38 million plan to turn the farmland around the famous cornfield diamond into a marquee destination for traveling youth baseball teams. While the plan could provide an economic jolt to the region, it also has unleashed an emotional battle as the town of 4,000 tries to decide if they should build it. Associated PressLOS ANGELES A judge on Tuesday pared down Nicollette Sheridans wrongful termination case by ruling that jurors wont consider a battery claim against the creator of TVs Desperate Housewives. The verdict will now focus solely on whether jurors believe Sheridan was fired from the show because she complained about an on-set dispute with series creator Marc Cherry. However, the judge said attorneys can still refer to Sheridans claim that Cherry struck her when they deliver their closing arguments Wednesday. Defense attorney Adam Levin said Cherry was pleased that he had been vindicated of the battery claim. Sheridans attorney Mark Baute said the ruling will simplify deliberations and his client is still entitled to punitive damages if she wins. The actress is seeking roughly $6 million for being fired during the shows fifth season. Sheridan claims Cherry struck her hard on her left temple during an argument in September 2008. But the veteran TV writer maintains he tapped her to give her artistic direction. Testimony in the case ended Tuesday after nine days. One of the last witnesses a set worker offered a final twist when he told jurors he received an email that he believed called for the destruction of files related to the firing of Sheridan. Construction coordinator Michael Reinhart took the stand in the packed courtroom over the objections of Levin, who suggested Reinhart might have been confused and misread the message. Reinhart testified that the email made him uncomfortable, even though he could not remember its exact contents. He did recall that it contained the words delete hard drive and Nicollette Sheridan. Reinhart said he immediately deleted the message and believed it had been mistakenly sent to him after Sheridan filed the lawsuit in 2010. He said he called Sheridans attorney Mark Baute on Sunday to tell him about the email because he wanted both sides to have all the information. Housewives lawsuit trimmed by judge
Youll find lots ofsporting goodsto choose from in our classified pages. 79460 6 Darrick Buettner GUEST COLUMN Excess testing gets in way of teaching M y father, a public accountant by trade and a gardener by desire, knew how to measure the health of an organization or of plants. After work, my father would check on the garden, and if necessary, weed or add some mulch or prune. He knew enough not to water too much or constantly poke the plants to see how they were doing. The ultimate sign of his success in the garden came at the end of the season when he picked the tomatoes, onions and cucumbers. He did the same as an accountant; once a year, he looked at a companys books to determine its health. Back in the early 2000s, Gov. Jeb Bush wanted a better way to measure the health of our students and, consequently, the health of our schools. He helped push through legislation that used the FCAT test to grade public schools from A to F. As a parent, I like that. I like knowing whether the school my son attends is getting good results. However, the desire to test and measure our students has become pathologically obsessive. The state of Floridas overzealousness to measure has, I fear, gotten in the way of actual teaching. It has become the equivalent of a gardener overwatering the plants and damaging them in the process. This year alone, students at Lecanto High School will take the FCAT writing, FCAT reading, End of Course Exams (EOC) for algebra 1, geometry, and biology (next year there will be more), PERT (Post-Secondary Education Readiness Test) reading and writing, PERT math, AP exams, IB exams, the SAT and the ACT. To make matters worse, some of these exams (such as the FCAT reading, EOCs and PERT) are done via computer. During the months of April and May, our media center at Lecanto High School has become a de facto testing center. Basically, students do not have access to the books and resources for two months. Some of these tests clearly overlap. For example, students who do not score high enough in FCAT reading or FCAT See BUETTNER / Page C2 E DUCATION Section C WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Culinary curriculum flourishes at Texas high school Students learn to cook, serve and run a restaurant J EFFREY W EISS The Dallas Morning NewsDALLAS The front house manager kept her eye on the customers. The back house manager focused on the orders. The various servers, prep workers and sous-chefs attended to their tasks. Just like a real restaurant. And why not? The Eagle Caf is a real restaurant, staffed by juniors in Richardson High Schools culinary arts program. The caf, inside the school on Fridays, has been a weekly secondsemester project for 11th-graders for about five years. Special orders dont upset them. Salad dressing on the side? Cheese left off? No problem. You have to work fast, said Faith Banks, the back house boss. And be very, very organized. These days, many North Texas districts have culinary arts programs and associated studentrun restaurants. But 11 years ago, when Karen Hill started Richardsons culinary arts program, there werent many local models. I had nine kids and no curriculum and no budget, Hill said cheerfully. Now she has about 60 students in the program and works out of a spacious kitchen with enough cookery for a competition or a small restaurant. When Hill decided to start the restaurant, it was among the first of its kind in North Texas, she said. But it was a logical next step for a program designed to give students practical skills theyll need to go on to cooking schools or jobs in the food service industry. This gives them restaurant experience without having to go to work, Hill said. Culinary arts is one of several such programs offered at many local high schools. From auto repair to cosmetology to a variety of tech-related courses, kids graduate with experience and nationally recognized certificates that demonstrate theyre ready for hiring or more advanced education. The Eagle Caf has some challenges compared with your standard eatery. The 13 juniors enrolled in the practicum culinary class have it for only two hours a day, so a lot of prep work has to be done a day or so in advance. Many of the customers are teachers and school staffers, who get only 45 minutes for lunch, so speed is of the essence. And theres only room for 20 in the small conference-room-turned-dining-room. But the cafe pays for itself. On Friday, it served about 60 plates: salads, grilled panini, sandwiches, soup, desserts made from scratch. Any adult can eat there or order takeout. (Call the school to make a reservation or place an order.) Workers in several nearby offices regularly take advantage of that. Laura Shorlo and a co-worker dropped by to pick up their orders Friday. Shorlo found out about the cafe last year when her son, Zak, was a junior working there. Shorlo had nothing but praise for the food and the program. He may have found his future, she said of her sons participation. The kids were efficient but not perfect last week. Hill caught a couple of boys not wearing gloves as they chopped fruit. An oven door was left ajar. A soup recipe needed tweaking. But mainly, the students took care of business See CAFE / Page C2 Advocates: States should give foster kids lawyers Associated PressMIAMI When Lauren entered foster care at age 16, she was too scared to go to the court hearings that were deciding her future. She was wary of the judge and struggled to navigate the complex legal system of dependency court on top of adjusting to life in a group home. But Laurens attorney eventually persuaded her to attend, convincing her of how important it was for the judge to hear about Laurens experiences in her own words. Having legal help like that is uncommon for the nations more than 400,000 foster children. Massachusetts, Connecticut, and more than a dozen other states require that foster children have appointed attorneys. But compliance is sporadic because of shrinking budgets. And Florida has a pilot program that advocates are pushing other states to try. These are abused and neglected kids, for whom the most life-altering decisions will be made in juvenile courts across the country ... and yet so many kids are denied this most basic right every day, said attorney Ira Lustbader, associate director for the advocacy group Childrens Rights. Lauren was appointed an attorney a few years ago after a federal court judge ruled in response to a lawsuit that foster children in two metropolitan Atlanta counties, DeKalb and Fulton, are entitled to be represented. Its a ruling that supporters, including the American Bar Association, are using to build a national campaign for See FOSTER / Page C2 Faraway field trip MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle As Ron Hautman of Grand Rapids, Mich., is interviewed on the computer, Ashlynn Ramirez applauds students who answered a question correctly during a Skype field trip. Elementary school students travel the world without leaving the classroom M ATTHEWB ECK Staff writer HERNANDO T he first-grade class of Ashlynn Ramirez went on a field trip around the world last week without ever leaving their classroom, thanks to a piece of high-tech software called Skype. Skype is a wildly popular, computer-based communication service that allows computer users to speak as well as see each other in real time. In Ramirezs Hernando Elementary School class the laptopcomputer image was beamed through a projector to the front of the room so the students could see a larger-than-life projection of the person on the other end of their Skype call. Ramirezs first-graders were the beneficiaries of the technology training she attended during the 2011 school year. Last year, Mr. Jerry Swiatek had a technology training, and he showed us how to Skype, she said. We Skyped with another class that had snow and it was a really cool experience for the teachers to see. So immediately I started thinking about ways I could utilize that in my classroom. I contacted Jerry this year and we came up with a list of people we could Skype with. Ramirez said the lesson has energized her class. I think this excites them because for this generation, technology is their language, she said. This is a way that they can travel and have some really awesome experiences without ever having to leave the classroom. They are seeing how awesome technology really is. Swiatek is the regional technology specialist for the Citrus County School District. He popped in on the class to offer technological assistance if needed. Swiatek explained why using See SKYPE / Page C2 Students wait their turn to ask Hautman a question last week. DAVID WOO /The Dallas Morning News Ralyn Ivy helps with the lunch menu at Richardson High School Friday in Richardson, Texas. The Eagle Caf is a real restaurant, staffed by juniors in Richardson High Schools culinary arts program.
C2 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE E DUCATION 000AO1I HOME DELIVERY Call 563-3295 563-3295 TODAY!! or join EZ-PAY and GET ONE MONTH FREE! *NEWST AND PRICES. Cannot have subscribed in 60 days. 52 week pre-paid only Ask for code HP high-tech tools in the classroom is important to student development. What this exercise is about is exposing the kids to cultures of other areas around the world, he said. Were trying to prepare them for a world that we have no idea what it will be like in years to come. Its really important to put a foundation in place where they can be aware of the things around them. And its important to their success in the future. The technology we have today makes the world a much smaller place than when we were young. Through Swiateks professional learning network, established through Twitter, he said he assisted the teacher to get the class in touch with educators all over the world through Skype. She had the idea of a Skype field-trip day so the kids could learn from them, he said. And thats what has brought us here today. Some of the people the students Skyped with were living in Fort Worth, TX; Brazil; Costa Rica; Merced, CA; New Zealand; Chinatown, NY; and Saskatchewan, Canada. Laura Manos, who is in her third year as principal at the school, said technology is a way to broaden her teachers and ultimately her students horizons. This technology gives the teacher the ability to reach out to the rest of the world, she said. And gives our teachers the ability to learn things from other teachers. And our students are certainly comfortable with it. Manos said the Citrus County School District supports the use of technology in the classroom. The entire district encourages teachers to utilize technology. We have professional development to show us how to use the tools, and professional development, that will help teachers reach out with people all over the world who are teaching using those tools. First-grader Bella Arnold, 7, says this isnt her first time using Skype. Ive Skyped many places, she said. Bella and her fellow classmates had just wrapped up Skyping with Ron Hautman of Grand Rapids, Mich. The youngster said she learned some things about the northern state she didnt know before her Skype. I learned its very, very cold there, she said. And I learned that they have a lot of animals that we dont have here, like a white owl. Technology guru Swiatek said while he wouldnt go as far as to call bringing this type of technology to the classroom his driving mission, he did say it is a vitally important link in student education. He believes it will carry long-lasting effects for children. This is something that should be happening all the time across the county and across the country, Swiatek said. It should be used to expose the students to other people and other cultures. This is important to me, and this technology excites me. The kids are going to remember this years from now. I think this will open up some doors for them. I think its great. Chronicle staff writer Matthew Beck can be reached at 352-564-2919 or mbeck@chronicleonline. com. SKYPE Continued from Page C1 MATTHEW BECK /Chronicle Teacher Ashlynn Ramirez uses a globe to show two of her students where one of their Skype partners is located. math must take the PERT. If students fail this test, then students have to take specific classes and do the PERT again. Why dont we just skip the PERT and use the FCAT to make that decision? Why add another test? Ultimately, the purpose of all of these tests is to make sure that students are college ready. That is the new Florida law. But why must there be so many tests to determine this? Why not just skip the FCAT, the EOCs, the PERT and have all students take the ACT their junior year? In fact, students who earn a certain score on the ACT can use this score to exempt them from FCAT or PERT. So why have two other tests? Wont ACT give us the data we need to determine the health of our students? Plus, students can then use it for their college applications. Accountability is good. Watering plants is good. However, overwatering stifles growth, and the tests designed to measure ability actually prevent that ability from being developed. Darrick Buettner is the IB Coordinator at Lecanto High School BUETTNER Continued from Page C1 without much oversight. The culinary arts program, the students were near-unanimous in saying, has been much harder than they expected. Food safety, the specific techniques of cleaning a whole fish, the fine points of keeping a sauce creamy its a lot more than baking cakes for grades. In fact, even baking a cake isnt as easy as you might think. Lauren Domingos, the back house manager, thought she wanted to become a pastry chef when she started the program. But the incredibly specific details needed to produce consistent baked goods came as a shock. Thats an OCD profession, said Lauren, who now has her sights set on the greater freedom of savory cooking. Not everybody in the class has professional cooking plans. William Crawford is planning for a college degree in business. But cooking seemed like a skill worth developing, he said. Im on the swim team, so I have to eat a lot, he said. And hes already figured out that knowing how to cook can have other benefits. It helped me out on Valentines Day, he said. children to have legal counsel. When Lauren fought with another girl and was charged with simple battery and assault in adult criminal court, her attorney, Aviance Jenkins, was there to give the judge details about Laurens history in foster care in DeKalb County. The charges were eventually dropped. Its important to let (foster children) know they have a voice and theres someone willing to think on their behalf, said Lauren, who is now 18. Her lawyer only gave her first name to protect her from the stigma others sometimes associate with being in foster care. In the past five years, DeKalb County grew from two lawyers representing foster children to a department with 11 attorneys, plus investigators and paralegals. The average caseload before the judges ruling was about 850. Now, it is now between 550 and 650 and every child is seen four to six times a year. The average amount of time children in the county spend in foster care has dropped from nine months to less than three, according to statistics given by its director. Fulton County went from four lawyers for 2,000 kids to about 17 lawyers. Florida and other states say children with attorneys do move through the system faster, which could save money. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded a $5 million grant to the University of Michigan to study how to better connect foster children with legal help. The American Bar Association recently wrote legislation and is urging lawmakers in several states, including Florida, to require attorneys for all foster children. A pilot program in Palm Beach County, Fla., showed children with effective counsel in dependency cases found permanent homes at about twice the rate of unrepresented children, according to a 2008 study by Chapin Hall, the University of Chicagos research arm. That program, which has 14 attorneys with an average caseload of 35 kids, works with about 800 foster children a year, costing taxpayers about $1.7 million. But advocates say thats less than what the state would pay for extended stays in foster care. Florida spends between $150 to $200 a day to care for each child. Mississippi and South Carolina require attorneys for children, but experts say the law is rarely followed. FOSTER Continued from Page C1 CAFE Continued from Page C1 DAVID WOO /The Dallas Morning News Ralyn Ivy serves lunch to guests at the Eagle Caf Friday at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas. The Eagle Cafe is a real restaurant, staffed by juniors in Richardson High Schools culinary arts program.
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Maine Lobsters Slaw & Corn $ 26 99 per person LOBSTER ROLL Real Lobster Roll with Slaw & Hush Puppies $ 15 99 LIMITED TIME ONLY 000ATKP Casual Fine Dining www.mangogrillhernando.com 352-560-0012 1305 Norvell Bryant Hwy., Hernando 10 Entrees your choice $ 10 00 Includes soup or salad, rolls & butter Mon Sat 3-5pm Mon: Maine Lobster Roll w/side plus soup or salad $ 14 00 Tues: Baked Haddock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12 00 Wed: Liver & Onions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12 00 Thur: Maine Lobster Pie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 20 00 Your Choice Surf & Turf: . . . . . . $ 18 00 NY Strip Steak & Lobster Pie or Filet Oscar w/Lobster Asparagus & Bernaise Above served with potato, vegetable & soup or salad E A R L Y B I R D S P E C I A L S E A R L Y B I R D S P E C I A L S EARLY BIRD SPECIALS D I N N E R S P E C I A L S D I N N E R S P E C I A L S DINNER SPECIALS St. Patricks Day Corned Beef & Cabbage $ 14 00 SUNDAY Citrus Countys Best Kept Dining Secret! Serving freshly prepared food in a relaxed atmosphere with outstanding service. Celebrating 11 Years Serving Citrus County. Bentleys Restaurant 11920 N. Florida Ave. (Hwy 41) Citrus Springs One mile south of Dunnellon Mention this ad and receive a small gift as a token of our appreciation. J oin us for Lunch, Dinner or Sunday Brunch Visit our website at www.dineatbentleys.com to view all our menus or call 352-465-5810 Hours: 11am-9pm Wed. Sat. 9am-9pm Sunday Closed Mon. & Tue. 000ASQM 000A7V2 H ONORS Jonathan Ray Johnson, a sophomore majoring in political science at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Deans List for academic achievement for the fall 2011 semester. Johnson, a resident of Beverly Hills, is a Lecanto High School graduate and the son of Bernice Johnson. F UNDRAISERS The Forest Ridge Elementary School Spring Festival is Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Forest Ridge Elementary cafeteria and on the school grounds. In addition to carnival games, hosted by FRE teachers and the PTA, this years festival will have bounce houses, pizza, food booths and prize drawings. Admission is free and tickets for the games will be sold at the festival. For more information, contact Spring Festival Coordinator Nicole Gower at 352-601-6738. S CHOLARSHIPS ANDCONTESTS Citrus 20/20 Inc., in support of its Youth Needs aspiration, is offering a $ 500 scholarship for Academic Year 2012-13 for college-bound students who have fulfilled the requirements for graduation from an accredited Citrus County secondary school. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on their SAT/ACT score, GPA, anticipated major, community involvement, extracurricular activities and written essay. Applicants selected as finalists will be interviewed and evaluated by the Citrus 20/20 scholarship committee. Award of the scholarship is contingent upon verification of the recipients enrollment at an institution of higher learning accredited to confer a baccalaureate degree by its office of admissions. Applicants may obtain the scholarship application by visiting the Citrus 20/20s website at www.citrus2020.com or from their high school guidance counselor. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., March 23, 2012. Applications may be submitted by email to info.citrus2020@ gmail.com or mailed to Citrus 20/20, Inc., P. O. Box 1141 Lecanto, FL 34460-1141. For more information, call Lace Blue-McLean at 352-2010149. BFF Society will offer a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships. Those eligible are U.S. citizens attending Citrus County schools or Citrus County residents seeking a professional career. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, and applicants may be interviewed. The scholarship must be used to attend an accredited college, junior college or professional school. Applicants may be graduating high school seniors or adult students seeking to further their education, regardless of gender. Candidates will be judged on academic achievement and financial need. Scholarships are to be used for tuition and books only. The check will be made payable to the educational institution for the benefit of the scholarship recipient. Scholarship winners will be notified by April 2012. It will be necessary for the scholarship winner(s) to attend the BFF Society Awards Banquet on May 14 or forfeit the scholarship. If the money for the scholarships is not used as indicated, it will be rescinded to the Founding Chapter. All applications must be postmarked by March 31; no exceptions. The application must be in its entirety or it will not be considered for review. Applications can be obtained at school guidance offices. Mail applications to: BFF Society, c/o Dianne Micklon, 2833 W. Laureen St., Lecanto, FL 34461-9529. For more information, call 352-527-7442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Each year, Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club searches for deserving students to receive a scholarship The awards are open to students who attended Yankeetown School for at least two years and graduated, or will graduate, from Dunnellon High School or Crystal River High School. Also eligible are homeschooled seniors, those who are attending college and maintain a 3.0 GPA, and those who have worked after graduation but now have concrete plans for resuming their education. To be considered for a scholarship, students are asked to write a personal essay and complete a questionnaire, have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and submit teacher and counselor recommendation letters. Those who wish to apply may obtain an application from guidance counselors at Dunnellon or Crystal River high schools, at A.F. Knotts Library on 56th Street in Yankeetown or download from the Womans Club website, www.yiwomansclub.com. Selection will be made by members of the Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Committee. Completed applications should be mailed to: Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club Education Committee, P.O. Box 298, Yankeetown, FL 34498, and must be postmarked no later than April 4 to be considered. For more information, call the club at 352-447-2057, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., or email email@example.com. Disabled American Veterans, Gerald A. Shonk Chapter 70 of Inverness, is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the 2012-13 school year. The scholarship is offered to a disabled veteran, a veteran, a survivor of a veteran or a dependent of a veteran. The recipient shall be enrolled in a full-time course of instruction leading to a degree program or to a vocational skill. Selection shall be conducted by the scholarship committee and will be based on the applications submitted. The procedure requires that applicants write a statement detailing their course of study, goals and why they are deserving of this award. Applications are now available and may be picked up at guidance department offices in area high schools, the Withlacoochee Technical Institute, Central Florida Community College guidance department offices, or by calling John Seaman at 352-860-0123. All applications must be returned to the DAV Chapter at 1039 N. Paul Drive, Inverness, FL 34453 by March 16. Scholarships are provided by the Daughters of the American Revolution at three different levels local, state and national. The local Fort Cooper Chapter offers a $500 award for a graduating senior woman with a 3.0 average who has been accepted at an accredited college or university. Several categories of scholarship assistance are offered by the State DAR for high school graduates or older with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Guidelines and application forms for these awards are available at local high school guidance offices. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has more than 30 scholarships available for high school and college graduates; information and forms for these awards can be accessed from the website at www.dar.org (click on Scholarships and follow the prompts). For more information, call Fort Cooper Chapter DAR Scholarship Chairman Shirley Hartley at 352-637-1319. Up to 12 deserving high school seniors from Sumter Electric Cooperatives service territory will receive assistance from the co-op this year to go on to college or a technical school following high school. The SECO Board of Trustees recently voted to continue the co-ops scholarship program The students chosen to receive SECO Scholarships in 2012 will each receive a $2,500 grant to assist them in their pursuit of higher education. To qualify, graduates must reside in a home being served by SECO and be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school by the end of 2012. Applications are now available at area high school guidance offices and at any of SECOs customer service centers in Marion, Lake, Citrus, and Sumter counties. They must be returned to SECO no later than March 30, 2012. The Homosassa Civic Club is offering the Beri Hagerty-Phelps Scholarship(s) to students to help further their educations at colleges or technical schools. Applicants must live within the Homosassa Elementary School District. Applications are available at local high schools guidance offices, and at WTI and CCF. Applications must be received on or before March 31. For more information, call 352-628-9333. Citrus Garden Club is accepting applications for its annual $500 Environmental Scholarship to be awarded to a senior graduate from Citrus High School, Crystal River High School, Lecanto High School and the Academy of Environmental Science. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior planning to continue his or her education in an environmental field. Applications can be obtained from school guidance counselors departments. Deadline to apply is March 31. For more information, call Lucy Murphy at 352-527-4239. The Business Womens Alliance of Citrus County Chamber of Commerce announces the opening of its 2012 scholarship award program to offer financial assistance for students planning further education for health occupations, as well as for students planning a future in businesses other than health care. Proceeds from BWAs 2011 Womens Health & Fitness Expo and quarterly networking luncheons will fund the scholarships, being offered to students in Lecanto, Crystal River and Citrus high schools, plus Withlacoochee Technical Institute. Applicants must be Citrus County residents planning to attend a university, college or technical school in Florida, or attend WTI, and who demonstrate financial need. Completed application form and personal statement, financial resources affidavit, transcript and letters of reference are required. Applications are available at the school guidance offices. For the high schools, deadline date for return of completed applications to the guidance office is March 30. For WTI, consult the Student Services office. For more information, call the Citrus County Chamber of Commerces Crystal River office at 352-7953149. The Citrus County Shooting Club is offering scholarship money to students graduating from Citrus County High Schools who are planning on a career in law enforcement. Students interested can inquire at their schools guidance office. Applications are available at the clubs website, www.ccsc.us, or by calling Greg Cwick at 352-382-2530 or Luis Michaels at 352-746-2414. American Legion Post 155 has been running its Oratorical Contests in Citrus County area high schools since 1950. Information packets with rules and entry forms for The American Legion Oratorical Contest have been given to the guidance counselors of Crystal River, Lecanto and Seven Rivers Christian high schools. All high school students (no matter what grade) public, private or home-schooled children are eligible to enter. Scholarships are awarded the winning contestants ranging from $100 to $18,000. The contest consists of an eightto 10minute prepared oration on some phase of the Constitution of the United States and a threeto five-minute assigned topic discourse on a particular article or amendment. The purpose of the American Legions High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution. Other objectives include development of leadership qualities, ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship. For more about scholarships, including grants, visit www.NeedALift.org (College Financial Aid Handbook). The American Legion puts out the book to educate students on educational opportunities, scholarships, grants, student loans, careers and employment. The latest downloadable copy of the book, now in its 61st year of publication, is available on the website. See CHALK / Page C4
C4 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE E DUCATION 000AJHS Knights of Columbus council 6168 and Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Present St. Patricks Dinner Dance 6 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012in The Parish Life Center 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Beverly Hills, FL Corned Beef & Cabbage Irish Bread and Dessert Cash Bar with Beer and Wine Donation: $15 per person Music by Steven Robinson For more information or tickets, contact: Tany Tanafranca 352-344-5249, Les Magyar 352-419-7205, or the Parish Office, 352-746-2144 000AKNI 000AUHJ Located in the Golden Eagle Plaza HOMOSASSA ST. PATTYS DAY SERVING CORN BEEF & CABBAGE STEAK NITES WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY Rib Eye or N.Y. Strip Steaks $ 10 95 OUR COMPLIMENTARY SOUP & SALAD BAR w/choice of side dish. WOW ALL DAY ALL NIGHT THURS & SUN: COMPLIMENTARY LARGE U-PEEL SHRIMP (North of Walmart, next to Comos RV Sales) 3297 S Suncoast Blvd. Hwy. 19 352-503-6853 DELICIOUS LUNCHES SERVED WED-SUN 11-3PM Gyros, Cubans, Greeks & Subs, Wraps & Much More THE BEST BREAKFAST SAT & SUN 8AM-2PM Fluffy Omeletts, Eggs Benedict, Bagel Lox, Pancakes EVERYTHING MADE FROM SCRATCH NICE SELECTED Wine & Beer Highest Quality, Most Reasonable Prices ANYWHERE! W-F 11AM-9PM, SAT & SUN 8AM ACCEPTING RSVP Copies are also at county and school libraries. More information and entry forms are available by calling Oratorical Contest coordinator Larry White at 352-249-7663. The Citrus Community Concert Choir Inc. is now accepting applications for its 2012 scholarship award of $1,500. Application is open to graduating high school seniors or enrolled college students and residents of Citrus County, or children of Citrus County residents. Past and present choir members and relatives of choir members are also eligible. Applicantsmay obtainscholarship qualifications and application forms from their school guidance counselors or online at citruschoir.com Completed applications must be received no later than April 30. U.S. high school students and their teachers are invited to participate in the Bill of Rights Institutes sixth annual Being an American Essay Contest The Being an American Essay Contest explores the Founding principles outlined in the Constitution. The contest is administered by the Bill of Rights Institute, a nonprofit educational organization in the Washington, D.C. area devoted to educating young people about the Constitution and Founding principles. The 201112 contest is sponsored by the History Channel. Students are asked to share their thoughts on the Constitution by answering the following question: How does the Constitution establish and maintain a culture of liberty? The top three student winners from each of the five geographical regions will be awarded cash prizes of $1,000 (first place), $500 (second place), and $250 (third place). Teacher sponsors for each student winner will also receive a cash prize of $100. Further information, including submission criteria, lesson plans and background information on the Constitution, Bill of Rights, founders and the founding principles are available at www.BillofRightsInstitute.org/ Contest. Your child may be eligible for a wonderful opportunity a Take Stock in Children college scholarship Take Stock in Children is a program that helps economically disadvantaged students and their families realize their dream of sending their child to college. To be considered for a scholarship, your child must be in public school in the sixth, seventh or eighth grade, meet the financial eligibility requirements, agree to remain drugand alcohol-free and get good grades. Take Stock in Children scholarships are provided through the Florida Prepaid Foundation. Applications are now available. To obtain more information about the program, call 352344-0855. The College of Central Florida is now awarding dozens of scholarships to qualifying students interested in taking honors classes at the Citrus campus this fall semester. A major component of CFs Honors Institute, the Community of Scholars Honors Program offers incoming high school graduates two-year tuition scholarships, currently valued at $3,000 per academic year, while offering partial scholarships to those who are currently attending CF. Students in the honors program are free to pursue the degree option of their choosing at CF, with the scholarship requirement being successful participation in a limited number of honors level classes that also serve to fulfill degree requirements. Students may also take classes at any of the CF locations each term, and are not bound to enrolling only in classes offered at the Citrus Campus. Besides financial benefits, the Community of Scholars offers members priority registration each term. Typically, a cumulative high school GPA of 3.75 is needed to qualify for the Community of Scholars, although applications for those with a slightly lower GPA may be considered in some cases. Students wishing to be considered for scholarships should call Dr. June Hall at 352-746-6721. Oratorical scholarship contest. All high school students are eligible to enter. Scholarships awarded to winning contestants range from $100 to $18,000. The contest consists of an eightto 10minute prepared oration on some phase of the Constitution of The United States and a threeto five-minute assigned topic discourse on a particular article or amendment. Most all American Legion Posts participate in this program, and additional information and entry forms are available through American Legion Post No. 155 Oratorical Contest coordinator Jack Marchitto, who can be reached at 352-628-9843, or American Legion Post No. 155 Commander Jay Conti Sr., who can be reached at 352-795-6526. You can also see your guidance counselor for more details. C LASSESANDCOURSESFor information about outdoors and recreational classes in Citrus County, see the Sunday sports section of the Chronicle. The Art of Calligraphy art class is offered every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Garden Shed, 2423 S. Rockcrusher Road., Homosassa. Call Louise at 352-503-7063 for more information. Withlacoochee Technical Institute would like input from community members regarding what classes they would like to see offered at the school. To offer suggestions, log on to wtionline.cc, then click on Community Education and fill out a suggestion form. The College of Central Florida has announced that its January to June 2012 CF Institute schedule is now available. The schedule can be viewed online at CFItraining.cf.edu and includes hundreds of classes on arts, culture and leisure; business, industry and leadership; child care and family; computers; driving; insurance; real estate; security officer training and more. Printed copies are available at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road; Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto; Levy Center, 114 Rodgers Blvd., Chiefland; and the Hampton Center, 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. For information, visit CFItraining.cf.edu or call 352-8738504. The College of Central Florida is offering a variety of non-credit courses : A Writing Your Memoirs course is being offered at the Citrus campus. Whether your life has been filled with disasters, unbelievable events or even if your life has been mundane, a memoir is a way to find meaning in the world, make sense of your existence, leave a legacy for family and friends, and maybe help someone benefit from your experience. This course will cover the ways to make this project happen. The class will be offered once more this semester: Monday, March 26, from 6 to 8 pm. Cost is $25 and includes handouts. How to Write and Publish Your Own Book will be presented from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, April 9, 16 and 23. The six-hour course will cover all the specifics, details, advantages and disadvantages of writing and publishing. Fee is $49 and includes handouts. Instructor is Claudine Dervaes, author-publisher of 15 books, who founded her company, Solitaire Publishing Inc., 31 years ago. Her travel writing appears in the Travel Talk column of the Ocala Star Banner and Gainesville Sun For more information and registration, call the College of Central Florida at 352-2491210 or 352-746-6721, or go online to CFItraining.cf.edu. Security Officer:24-Hour Unarmed course at the Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. The course will meet March 19 to 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. and March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, Room 105. The fee is $125. This course meets the state requirement for an unarmed security officer to apply for a D license; however, the state requires 40 hours of training. Students must attend all the classes and complete the 16hour supplemental course within 180 days from initial license application. To register or for information, call 352-873-5804 or visit CFItraining.cf.edu. Herb growing courses at the Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Lets Get to Know Herbs will meet Mondays, March 19 through April 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Students will learn about herbs that grow best in Florida weather, as well as herbs for beauty and health, and the biblical herbs. The course will cover how to plan an herb garden, gardening and harvesting herbs, as well as how to cook with herbs, make teas and other simple recipes. CHALK Continued from Page C3 See CHALK / Page C8 Report: Restraints used on thousands of students K IMBERLYH EFLING AP Education WriterWASHINGTON Tens of thousands of students, most of them disabled, are strapped down or physically restrained in school, and disability advocates hope that a new Education Department report detailing the practice of seclusion and restraint will spur federal action to end it. The report, compiled and made public for the first time by the departments civil rights arm, shows that 70 percent of students subjected to the techniques have disabilities. There are no current federal standards on the use of the techniques in schools. The American Association of School Administrators says they are a last resort in protecting students and faculty from physical harm and keeping some children with behavioral problems in schools who might otherwise go into residential institutions. Advocates for the disabled say the use of seclusion and restraint is too accepted in schools and has led to abuse. They want Congress or the department to help curtail the practice. They point to news reports and a Government Accountability Office study in 2009 illustrating cases of children as young as preschool age who were duct-taped to chairs and locked alone for hours. That report by Congress investigative and auditing arm did not determine whether these types of allegations were widespread, but investigators did find hundreds of cases of alleged abuse and death related to the use of these methods on schoolchildren during the past two decades. In one recent case, the mother of a Kentucky boy with autism said that when she went to her sons school, she found him stuffed in a canvas duffel bag in the hallway. Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would require the state to report how often special education students are isolated because of emotional outbursts. That follows incidents in Middletown, Conn., where special education students were allegedly isolated in scream rooms during outbursts. Sasha Pudelski, government affairs manager at the school administrators association, said except in rare cases, school workers use seclusion and restraint safely and only when necessary. She said federal action isnt appropriate because the issue should be addressed at the local and state level, which is happening. We would never defend the heinous practices that are sometimes highlighted, Pudelski said. The departments data from the 2009-2010 school year showed tens of thousands of instances in which the techniques were reportedly used. It also showed that, while black students represent 21 percent of students with disabilities, they account for 44 percent of students with disabilities who are subjected to mechanical restraints. Its unclear the circumstances or exact methods used in the cases. People on both sides of the debate said the new numbers dont show a complete picture. Because they are based on a survey that relied on self-reporting in about 85 percent of schools, activists said there are likely many more cases. Pudelski said it was the first time that schools were asked to compile the statistics, so there was confusion about how to count some situations, and therefore probably over-reporting. Reece L. Peterson, a special education professor at the University of Nebraska who has testified before Congress on the topic, said theres a consensus among special educators about using seclusion and restraint only in emergencies where theres a threat of someone getting hurt. Based on the departments new numbers, Peterson said, there is some evidence that these things are being used on a basis more widely than simply these kind of emergency situations. Reports of such incidents should be minuscule, said Maureen Fitzgerald, director of disability rights at the Arc, which advocates for people with disabilities. Fitzgerald said when abuses occur, its usually because workers arent properly trained. They are put in situations where theyre not trained, they dont have the support they need and things get out of control because they dont know how to manage the kids, and they do whatever they can to keep everybody calm and safe ... and thats when people start getting hurt, Fitzgerald said. Fitzgeralds organization is among several disability organizations seeking passage of a bill by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, that would prohibit the use of seclusion and allow restraints only in emergency situations and until the danger of serious bodily injury has passed. Rep. George Miller, DCalif., has a similar bill in the House. Legislation to address the issue sponsored by Miller passed in 2010 but failed to get out of the Senate. Activists also say the Education Department should be doing more to highlight and end the practice. In a report this past week, Curt Decker, the executive director of the National Disability Rights Network, wrote that the department hasnt provided meaningful leadership on the issue and has failed to issue clear guidance on when seclusion and restraint might violate the law. Withlacoochee Technical Institute secondary (high school) and post-secondary (adult) students who are members of SkillsUSA recently competed in the SkillsUSA Region 2 competition at Jacksonville State College. The top finishers in each category will advance to the state competition April 29. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSAs mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible citizens. Leadership, all post-secondary students: Action skills: Robert VanHorn, first place; Job Skills Demo A, Kevin Whittemore, First place; Job Skills Demo Open, Karen Barton, first place. Skills, all post-secondary unless otherwise indicated: Automotive refinishing, Steven Washinko, first place Computer maintenance: Michael Lowe, second place. Computer maintenance, Michael Waterworth, third place. Cosmetology: Chelsea Russ (secondary), second place. Culinary arts: Ed Wolf, first place. Customer service, Charity Smith, first place. Customer service, Austin Palmenteri, second place. Medical math: Lisa Moore, first place. Medical terminology: Kristi Hudak, first place. Related technical math: Kevin Whittemore, first place. Residential wiring: Casey Hughes, first place. Residential wiring: Pete Bevington, second place. Welding: Jonathan Spornhauer (secondary) first place. Welding: Bryan Albert (secondary), second place. Welding: Melissa Foraker, first place. WTI students win awards in SkillsUSA competition Disability advocates hope federal action will end the practice
Homeless survey to be discussed Mid Florida Homeless Coalition Citrus Countys Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Student Service Center, 2575 S. Panther Pride Drive, Lecanto. The State Office on Homelessness is conducting a survey in an attempt to update the States Plan to End Child Homelessness. The survey will be discussed and everyone in attendance will be encouraged to complete the survey. The committee will also discuss the next steps for meeting the needs of the homeless being released and re-entering the community from the local jail. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Sean McKenna at 352527-5900, or email sean. firstname.lastname@example.org. Auxiliary to serve shrimp scampi Blanton-Thompson American Legion Auxiliary Unit 155, Crystal River, will serve shrimp scampi dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the post home, 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway. Cost is $7. All members and the public are welcome. All profits support the programs of the American Legion Auxiliary. For more information, call Unit President Shawn Mikulas at 352-503-5325. Celebrate Indiana Day March 21Celebrate Indiana Day on Wednesday, March 21, at Calvary Chapel of Inverness, 960 S. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41 South). Dinner will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish to feed eight people. The cost of $6 per person helps pay for the room, plates, paper goods, etc. For more information or directions, call Monnie Bettuo at 352-637-4179 or Janet Bowman at 352-307-0069. Audubon Society to meet March 21Citrus County Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Unity Church of Citrus County. Guest speaker will be Dr. Ken Meyer, director of the Avian Research and Conservation Institute. He will present his latest research on swallow-tailed kites. His research, in the southeastern U.S. and Latin America, has addressed questions about breeding biology, population ecology, demography, migration, toxicology and the effects of habitat loss. His projects have helped train students, land managers and other biologists here and abroad. This is a timely presentation, since the swallow-tailed kites are currently migrating back to Citrus County. All CCAS events are open to the public. Visit Citrus CountyAudubon.com. Social workers convene March 24BROOKSVILLE The National Association of Social Workers (NASW-FL) Nature Coast Chapter (Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties) will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville. Barry University professor Mitch Rosenwald, Ph.D., LCSW, will conduct a threehour workshop, The Elephant in the Room: Negotiation and Mediation Skills to Resolve Conflicts in Practice. This presentation will explore the nature of conflict and review interestbased models of negotiation. This is the annual Social Work Month celebration and all social workers and guests are invited to attend. Lunch will be sponsored by NASW and provided by Panera Bread. Continuing education credits are available for free to NASW members. Registration is required this month by March 20. To register, email Wendy Hall at email@example.com or call 352-527-0106. Scope It Out to be March 24The Debby Hudson Colon Cancer Foundation will have the fifth annual Scope It Out 5k/1 mile walk/ kids fun run beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at CREST School in Lecanto. This event honors Debby Hudson, a longtime teacher at CREST, who died of colon cancer at age 52. Visit www.debbys5k.org to register for the run/walk/fun run. Pre-registration is $20 and all participants receive a colored T-shirt. Registration for the kids fun run will be $2 the morning of the race. All children will receive a medal. There are awards for all age groups 9 and younger to 75 and older.Blood drive honors Larry NestorOur Lady Of Grace/Knights Of Columbus Abbot Francis Sadlier Council No. 6168 stage the second annual Larry Nestor Memorial Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in the Parish Life Center of Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills. Nestor was a powerful voice for the Knights of Columbus in New York and in Florida. He also was an active member of Our Lady of Grace Church. A former Marine who spent time in Iwo Jima, he donated blood as often as was allowed. All are welcome, whether they knew Larry Nestor, to donate a pint of blood in his memory. Each pint of blood collected will go toward saving at least three lives. Donors will receive a miniphysical, a commemorative gift, an Irish complimentary breakfast and free cholesterol reading. Rose Nestor, who was married to Larry for 59 years, will be there to greet donors. For more information, call Don Irwin at 352 527 8450. C OMMUNITY Page C5 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012 C ITRUS C OUNTY C HRONICLE Adopt A RESCUED PET Pups need homes Special to the Chronicle Lucky, top left, is an 8year-old Pug and possibly Miniature Pincher mix. She is very sweet and doesnt act her age at all. She is a great little dog. We are hoping her name holds true. She was adopted from us eight years ago to a wonderful home; however, the owner is very ill and unable to care for her. Tuggle, below left, is an adorable and funny CorgiBasset mix, about 2 years old. He is friendly with other dogs and children. Call Adopt A Rescued Pet at 352-795-9550 and leave your name, number and pets name for a return call. Visit www.adopta rescuedpet.com. Submit information at least two weeks before the event. Early submission of timely material is appreciated, but multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle offices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an event. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Expect notes to run no more than once. News NOTES Special to the ChronicleHPH Hospice invites individuals and families with children of any age to memorialize and celebrate the lives of those who have died at its semi-annual Time for Remembrance services from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, 9225 W. Fishbowl Drive. Anyone in the community who has experienced the loss of a loved one and would like to honor them in this special way is welcome to attend. The interfaith, hour-long services will be led by an HPH Hospice chaplain and a bereavement counselor and will combine music and readings for a unique, deeply personal experience. There is no charge to participate and reservations are not needed. Time for Remembrance ceremonies are held underneath a canopy, rain or shine. There is plenty of seating and refreshments will be provided immediately afterward. Call 352-527-4600. HPH Hospice plans Time for Remembrance services March 21 Special to the ChronicleVisitors to The Grove Downtown on Thursday, March 15 will not be served their beverage of choice by the usual bartenders, but instead by one of four community leaders who will donate their time to help a worthy cause. The Grove Downtown, a martini bar in downtown Inverness, will host a Celebrity Bartending Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 15. The event will benefit the American Cancer Societys Relay For Life; everyone is invited. The first hour of competition pits Linda McCarthy, chief nursing officer at Citrus Memorial Health System, against Dr. Declan Hegarty, surgeon at Inverness Surgical Associates. In the second hour, David Wells, director of diagnostic imaging at Citrus Memorial, will be up against Dr. Bill Harrer, hematologist/oncologist at Citrus Hematology and Oncology. The Grove Downtown is at 210 Tompkins St. Grove to host Celebrity Bartending Relay For Life will benefit Life saver Capt. Mike Dunn of Crystal River recently received BoatU.S. Woody Pollack Memorial Life Saving Award for his lifesaving efforts in a recent Homosassa boating incident. Dunn also received a C-Port Meritorious Service Award and the U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Medal. The awards were presented by Towboat U.S. and American Marine Services owner Larry Tieman. CAPT. STACY DUNN / Special to the Chronicle Special to the Chronicle Kathie Stewart, left, Chronicle circulation director, and Deb Kamlot, right, Chronicle marketing and community affairs manager, present a basket of goodies valued at $100 to Richard and Joann Trella of Inverness. The Trellas won the basket in a drawing at this years Floral City Strawberry Festival by visiting the Chronicle booth. The booth featured many activities, including a bean bag toss, drawings, and free and discounted subscription giveaways. All are welcome to stop by the Chronicle booth at the upcoming Citrus County Fair, where more opportunities for prizes and subscriptions will be available. To read all about the fair, subscribe to the Chronicle by calling 352-563-5665. Basket winners News NOTES Life Pirates gather for St. Paddys Life Pirates LLC invites everyone to its monthly gathering from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 17, for a St. Paddys Day celebration at the Crystal River Ale House, 1610 S.E. Paradise Circle in Crystal River. There will be live music, door prizes, food and drink specials. Bring business cards to hand out or place on the business promotion table. For more information, visit www.lifepirates.com or call 352-422-7910. New Englanders to meet at Olive TreeThe New Englanders will meet at 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Olive Tree Restaurant in Crystal River. Speaker is Capt. Jack, who conducts boat tours on the Withlacoochee River. For more information, call Jack Wells at 352-746-1571.Celebrating women at flower show The Garden Club of Crystal River will present a standard flower show from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 23, at St. Annes Episcopal Church, 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. The theme will be Celebrating Women Through History. Admission is free and the show is open to the public. Snippets of history will be displayed through the creativity of club members in horticulture, design and exhibits honoring notable women in history.Spanish-Americans to meet, dance The Spanish American Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle in Beverly Hills. All are welcome to attend as guests and member applications will be available. Call President Olga Heineman at 352-249-7235. Lakeside Grill will host a Salsa Dance Party from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 16, with Benny Cruzz. Admission is free. Lakeside Grill is at 4543 E. Windmill Drive, Inverness; call 352419-6511. FC library Friends slate major sale Floral City Friends of the Library will have a major book sale from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 16, with $3 admission, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, with free admission at Floral City United Methodist Church, Hilton Hall, 8480 E. Marvin St., across from Floral City Elementary School. Books in several categories will be available: religion, politics, history, animals, travel, gardening, cooking, health, art, biography, mystery, romance, classics, poetry, science fiction and more. In addition, special jewelry will be for sale. For information, call 352726-3671 during library hours.
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C OMICSC ITRUS C OUNTY (FL) C HRONICLE W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C7 P HILLIP A LDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, said, When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world. Infinite is surely an overbid. There are many themes in bridge, but not an infinite number. This deal is a variation on yesterdays. Now Souths chances in six spades are excellent. What should South do after West leads the club queen, marking East with the ace? When North promised some points with his raise to three spades, South hoped his partners values would be useful. Declarer sees that the contract is laydown if the hearts split 3-2, which the mathematicians say will happen just a little more than two times in three. But South should consider how to make his contract even when hearts are 4-1. Yesterday, when dummy did not have the club king, declarer drew trumps, eliminated the minors, and led a low heart from his hand. To beat the contract, West had to play his queen a Crocodile Coup to swallow his partners jack. Now that dummy has the club king, there is a much better plan. South ruffs at trick one, draws trumps, and cashes his top hearts. When they are 4-1, declarer takes his diamond tricks, ending on the board. Then he leads the club king, discarding a heart loser. East is endplayed, forced to concede a ruffand-sluff, on which Souths last heart evaporates. (NGC) 109 65 109 44 53 A mer i can W ee d W ar Over Weed Al as k a St a t e T roopers D rugs, I nc. H ero i n Heroin. A mer i can W ee d W ar Over Weed A mer i can W ee d B u d s on the Ballot D rugs, I nc. H ero i n Heroin. 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PG-13 (WGN-A) 18 18 18 18 2030 Rock30 RockFunny Home VideosFunny Home VideosFunny Home VideosWGN News at Nine30 RockScrubs D ear Annie: I am getting married in May. My fiance, Stan, didnt like his last job, so my brother hired him. Stan has been working there for a year. I recently found out that Stan has been pulling nasty pranks on my brother. He never mentioned it to me. My brother works alone during the busiest part of the day, with the pressures from sales people, supervisors, repair people, etc. Stan works the evening shift and has a helper, but they are the only two in the building. Still, Stan is apparently upset by things my brother doesnt get to during the day. I have seen the pictures of the pranks: cutting the fingertips off the gloves my brother uses for his work; putting spray powder and piles of wood on the chair my brother sits in. He hides tools and rags. The list is endless. I think Stan is being disrespectful and childish. I have never treated his family members with such disrespect. I am upset and disappointed. These pranks are ridiculous and uncalled for, and I am stuck in the middle. My brother is under enough stress. He hasnt said anything to Stan, but his wife told me it takes him an additional 40 minutes every morning to find the tools that are missing and get things ready for his day. Stan is a 39-year-old man. Should I intervene or let them work this out on their own? My brother has said he doesnt want to come to our wedding. I know he wouldnt miss it, but Im sad he feels this way. Disappointed in Pittsburgh Dear Pittsburgh: If it were up to us, there would be no wedding for your brother to miss. Stan is an immature idiot. He may think these pranks are funny, but we suspect the only reason your brother hasnt fired him is because he is engaged to you. Tell Stan to knock it off immediately and grow up. If he has a problem with management, he should discuss it like an adult. Dear Annie : My husband and I have been married for 20 years. He is in the military reserves and could be called up for active duty at any time. Six months ago, he did a 180degree turn. Now I feel like I am living with an alien in my home. He has totally detached himself from me. He is an excellent father to the children, but wont speak to me. He says if I ask him how his workday was, he will lie. His reasoning is that he does not want to put more stress on me, because I suffer from anxiety. He sees the anxiety as a weakness. He will not hug or kiss me, and intimacy is out of the question. He says he is happy coexisting. He refuses counseling and wont discuss it with his family. He will not go to the doctor for a physical. I finally broke down and gave him 30 days to change. He said he wants six months. My question is: How much can a person take? We are both in our 40s. I would love to know whether other military spouses understand this. Lost in the USA Dear Lost : We have no idea whats going on with your husband. Is he stressed from the possibility of being deployed? Is he seeing someone else? Is he punishing you for some reason? If he wont address it and you are miserable, get counseling without him, and chart the best path for yourself and your children. Dear Annie : I am sorry that Amazed in Honolulu receives unwanted advances and inappropriate comments from male business associates. However, my gripe is about when she says the advances invariably come from a short, older, heavyset, balding guy. How rude to slam individuals based on physical characteristics. Shame on her. When we are born, we arent given the option of being short or tall, getting bald or having thick hair, etc. Shes missing out on a lot by having such a judgmental and shallow attitude. D.S. Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. 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Call now to diversify your advertising with Advertising Networks of Florida (866)742-1373 LARGEST BOOK SALE EVER + Antiques & Collectibles March 16 & 17 th Fri Sat 8:30 to 4:30 ALWAYS BOOKS TOO 4880 S. HWY 41 RLE, Dunnellon (352) 465-5713 Situations Wanted Room Mate $100 wk incls all. priv room & bath, electric, etc (352) 341-4449 Child Care Personnel NOW HIRING Preschool TeachersFt or Pt, Exp. Req. CDA Preferred Kiz R RUSS Preschool Apply Within (352) 344-4106 Lost $500 REWARD For Information leading to the recovery of triple crown utility Trailer Black w/ ramp & new spare tire (352) 228-3599 Jack Russel Terrier White and Brown, 20# 12 34446 area. Scar in right side of snoot and Hole in right side of lip caused by snake bite. Name LUCY, Dug under fence, 1 mile east of Texaco off Grover Cleveland. Chipped and registered with PetLink. If you find me, please report it on http://www.petlink.net/u s or call 1-877-PETLINK (1-877-738-5465). Lost Tabby Cat Female gray & black on Lilac Lane Inverness (352) 344-2520 Min Pin, female, Registered Medical Dog, Lecanto Area (352) 449-0114 Standard Collie looks like Lassie, male last seen 3/9 in Floral City (352) 476-1349 Tan Mini Pin Mix missing early hours afternoon 3/8/12 off N Rooks Av. Kids heart broken searching daily (352) 201-6627 Yorkie, femaleLost Seven River Hospital Paking Lot Name Chrissie (352) 422-5693 Your world first.Every Day v automotive Classifieds Free Services $$ CASH PAID $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ $$ CASH PAID $$for junk vehicles. 352-634-5389 AFREE REMOVAL OF Scrap Medal, Mowers Appliances and MORE Call (352) 224-0698 APPLIANCES -FREE REMOVAL, motors, mowers, scp metal, add.serv352-270-4087 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 Free Offers Free German shepherd / beagle puppies 7 mos. Housebroken. Seeking loveable home. 352-400-9416 or 352-400-9720. KEEPyour used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Savage Pays top $$$. 352-628-4144 Quilting Material fabric(352) 795-4240 Lost Chihuahua 10 7# Black dog with Narrow white blaze on throat down sternum. Blue Collar with gold bell. Name Pierre answers to Inky-dink. Lost @ 34446, 1 mile east of Texaco off Grover Cleveland. Chipped and registered with PetLink. If you find me, please report it on http://www.petlink.net/u s or call 1-877-PETLINK (1-877-738-5465) Todays New Ads King Size Water Bed White, Leather, Excellent Cond $425. (352) 860-0976 OCALA GOLF CART SUPER CENTERSell, buy, Trade, Service Sale on Trojan Batteries 352-291-7626 Siemans Over the Ear Hearing Aid Good Condition Includes battery Paid $825. Asking $400 (352) 382-3879 Free Services $$ TOP DOLLAR $$ Paid for Junk Vehicles,J.W. 352-228-9645 Todays New Ads HOMOSASSA Thurs 15 thru Sat.17 NEIGHBORHOOD SALE 2155 Melanie Drive HONDA CRF 100 Dirt Bike excellent condition $900 (352) 400-1251 INVERNESS FRIDAY 16th, 8am-2pmA Picker has Picked too Much! Vintage, collect. furn. albums & Much More! Good Stuff Good Prices 2710 S. Cromwell Path Seven Lakes Todays New Ads 3/2, Shed, Mfg. Home on 1.38 Acres, new flooring & upgraded appliances Paved Road $54,900. (352) 302-4057 BOAT TRAILER Fits up to 19 ft Bunk and roller, New lights, wheels, and break a way tongue for easy storage $500. 352-341-2149 Couch, Loveseat, chair and table set + recliner florida style, good cond. $325. (352) 344-5822 FORD 450 2003,4 X 4, new flatbed w/ boxes, 6 speed, $9,500 firm (352) 422-3171 The fee is $39. Lets Get to Know Herbs II will meet Mondays, April 9 to 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Students will learn to propagate herbs, make an herb dirt using a standard herb mixture, learn about organic fertilizers and pest control. The course will also cover how to plan an herb garden and how to dry, harvest and preserve herbs. The fee is $39. The classes will meet in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, Room 208. To register or for information on other noncredit courses, call 352-249-1210 or visit CFI training.cf.edu. Conversational Spanish at the Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. The course will meet Mondays, March 19 through April 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Dorothea G. Jerome Building, Room 103. The fee is $75. Learn introductions, small talk, how to order food and many other useful conversational items to make travel a more rewarding experience. To register or for information, call 352-873-5804 or visit CFItraining.cf.edu. The College of Central Florida offers basic motorcycle training in cooperation with the Motorcycle Training Institute. The Motorcycle Basic Rider Course is a research-based and action-oriented curriculum designed to teach beginning motorcyclists of all ages the physical and mental skills necessary to ride safely on the road. It includes basic motorcycle operation, maximum effective braking techniques, turning skills, obstacle avoidance maneuvers, classroom instruction and 10 hours of on-cycle training. The course is on Fridays from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sundays 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course fee is $195 until March 31 and includes student workbooks and use of helmets and motorcycles. RiderCoaches for the program are all experienced motorcycle operators who are nationally certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. For enrollment, call MTII at 877-308-7246. The schedule is also available at www.mtii.com. For more information on these courses and registration, call the College of Central Florida at 352-249-1210 or 352746-6721 or go online at CFItraining.cf.edu. Join the excitement as the Homosassa Public Library begins a new Celebrate Reading program from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Celebrate Reading is a session consisting of two programs geared toward helping preschool and elementary schoolage children develop literacy skills, improve their reading and gain a love of books. The first program, PAWS to Read, gives children the opportunity to build confidence in their reading ability by reading aloud to a certified therapist. The second program, Reading Pals, pairs teens and younger children together. Teens read storybooks aloud to one or two younger children at a time. Children may wish to draw or write about a story they like. Listening to stories, talking about stories and reading aloud are great ways to improve literacy skills while having a good time. For information, call the youth librarian at 352-6285626. Whispering Pines Park will offer the following classes at the Recreation Building. All classes require preregistration and payment at the park office. Call 352-726-3913 for information or visit www.invernessfl.gov (Recreation and Leisure classes). Genealogy Strategies Stumped in your search? Attend this class to get started again with Jackie Reiss. Classes are April 21 and May 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $15. Beginning Genealogy Offered on Saturdays, March 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 10 a.m. to noon. Four classes for $20 with instructor Jackie Reiss. Want to find out where you came from? Reiss will show you how to find them, where to look and what to believe about the information you find. Scrapbooking Sherri Geick offers weekly scrapbooking classes on Tuesdays from noon to 4 p.m. Cost is $7.50 for each class. Bring your own photos, supplies and scrapbook. Geick will help you put it all together to create those special memories your family will treasure through each generation. Geick also offers all-day or half-day scrapbooking workshops. Come spend the day creating your photo memory book. Cost is $25 for the whole day or $12.50 for a half day of fun and fellowship and making memories. Dates are April 28 and May 19. M ISCELLANEOUS The Citrus County International Baccalaureate Parent Organization, CCIBPO, will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m., in the Lecanto High School cafeteria, 3810 W. Educational Path, Lecanto. Parents of PIBS and IB students are encouraged to attend and meet the new Lecanto High School Principal, Jeff Davis, and Rep. Jimmie T. Smith. Additional items of discussion will include the senior banquet and the IB ceremony. Citrus County professional business leaders are invited to meet the CCIBPO board members and parents. For more information, contact David Strickland, CCIBPO president, at DSTRICKLAND18@tampabay.rr.com or 352-302-4272. The College of Central Florida, in partnership with the Early Learning Coalition of Marion County Inc., will host the 24thannual Early Childhood Education Conference on Saturday, March 24, with keynote presenter Jack Hartmann, a nationally recognized childrens singer. The conference will be from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ewers Century Center of the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The fee for this workshop is $30 before March 19 or $50 at the door. Attendees can participate in nearly 40 workshop sessions and discover ideas to encourage children to learn through play and participate in meaningful learning activities. Hartmann owns a successful music and book company, Hop 2 Music and Press Inc. As a counselor, social worker and trainer, he has worked with children, families and human service professionals for more than 25 years. His highly regarded educational songs are used by teachers and sung by children in schools across the United States and around the world. To register or for more information about this event, call 352-873-5804 or email Marybeth Kyle at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hernando Elementary School is looking for donations of working Kindles Nooks, iPod Touches, iPads, Internet tablets, digital cameras and digital recording devices to be used by our students in the classroom. If you have any used but working electronic devices from the list above or would like to donate a new electronic device, contact Heather Bone or Laura Manos at 352-726-1833 Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. If you would like to contact someone outside of these hours, call Heather Bone at 352-462-4768. Citrus High School class of 1982 wants to share its 30th class reunion with other classes, primarily those that graduated from 1978 through 1985. Any graduates of CHS, however, are also invited. Reunion coordinator Jeff Hudson said faculty and staff from those years are also invited. The multi-class reunion effort is in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of CHS. The reunion will be July 13 through 15 at Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando. Festivities will start Friday night with a cocktail reception by the pool. Saturday will be family day around the pool, which just underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation. Cost for the reunion for both days is $125 per couple; $100 for individuals. Those who wish to attend only one evening may do so for $80 per couple; $60 for singles. Grand Cypress offers a special rate of $139 per night, good for two nights prior and two nights following the event, for a total of six nights. Almost 100 people have committed to attending so far, but Hudson requests help in tracking down class members. To help, or to RSVP to attend, email Jeff Hudson at jhudson email@example.com. Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County Central Ridge and Robert Halleen clubs seek mentors to work with their members. The two clubs have received federal grants through Boys & Girls Clubs of America, allowing mentors to come into the clubs to serve as tutors and special friends of members. All mentors will undergo complete background security checks with fingerprinting. Cost of background checks will be covered in most cases through grant funding by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County. Mentors may be assigned more than one child. A training session will be done prior to mentoring. All mentoring will be done at the club sites. Those who are interested may call Amy Stonestreet at 352-2708841 or Lane Vick at 352-6219225. The Evelyn Waters Boys & Girls Club on North Apopka Avenue in Inverness is ready to enroll new members. The club provides quality programs and services that enhance the lives of club members and shape their futures. Participation provides daily access to five core program areas: education and career development, character and leadership development, health and life skills, the arts, and sports, fitness and recreation. Fees for the afterschool program are $60 per month with the before-school programs costing $20 per week. Discounts are available for families with more than one child. Some scholarships may be available. Call club director Cindy Beane at 352-341-2507 for more information. CHALK Continued from Page C5
W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C 9 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS Sprinklers/ Irrigation HOME CARE Lawn & Handyman Services. Sprinkler Repair 352-212-4935 Stone/Ceramic A Cutting Edge Tile Jobs Showers, Flrs ,Safety Bars, ETC 352-422-2019 Lic. #2713, Insured. Tree Service A TREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est.(352)860-1452 DAVIDS TREE SERVICE (352) 302-5641 All Tractor Work Service specializing in clean up Tree Removal, General prop. maint. 302-6955 DOUBLE J Tree Serv. Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 R WRIGHT Tree Service Tree removal & trimming. Ins. & Lic.# 0256879 352-341-6827 RON ROBBINS TreeServ Trim, Shape & Remove Lic/Ins Free Est. 352-628-2825 Sharp Cut Tree Serv LET me cut your Tree not YOUR WALLET Full Tree Service Alicia (352) 942-0455 Water 344-2556, Richard WATER PUMP SERVICE & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! Your world first.Every Day v automotive Classifieds Remodeling Remodeling, kitchens baths, ceramic tile & tops. Decks, Garages Handyman Services 40 Yrs Exp. crc058140 344-3536; 563-9768 Septic Bruce F. Storman Septic Services, lic/in 352-795-5779 Services Attention Consumers! Please make sure you are using a licensed and insured service professional. Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. Sod Now $80 Bahia Pallets U-Pick Up Special Spring Pricing. Call Now!! 352-400-2221 Moving/ Hauling A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, lawn maint. furn. & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 ALL OF CITRUS CLEAN UPS CLEAN OUTS Everything from A to Z 352-628-6790 Painting Chris Satchell Painting ASAP 30 yrs. Exp. Exc. Ref. Ins. 352-464-1397 CALL STELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 A-1 George Swedlige Painting/press cleanin Int/Ext. texture/drywall repair (352) 794-0400 ABC Painting LLC All your painting needs @ recession prices. Call Dale 352-586-8129 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 Plumbing Tim Herndon Plumbing $10. off w/this ad 10 yrs serving Citrus Co lic/insCFC1428395 (352) 201-8237 Pressure Cleaning CALL STELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 ABC Press. Cleaning. All your cleaning needs at recession prices. Free Est .Dale 586-8129 JOHN GRAY DRIVEWAYS $55. HOUSE $75/POOL $85 (352) 270-8310 Pic PICARDS Pressure Cleaning & Painting 352-341-3300 Landclearing/ Bushhogging TRACTOR WORK Sm Job Specialist$30 + $30 per hr 352-270-6800 Landscaping CURB APPEAL Yardscape, curbing, flocrete. River rock reseals & repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 RIVENBARK LAWN & LANDSCAPE. Best Prices in town for all your lawn care needs!! (352) 464-3566 Lawn Care GOT LEAVES? Ask about leaf vac system Free est. Winter Clean up + Hauling 352 344-9273 cell 352-201-9371 GRASS SEEDS! GRASS SEEDS! GRASS SEEDS! American Farm & Feed 352-795-6013 HALLOCK & SON LAWN CARE -ALL Your lawn care needs. Detailed Work. 400-1197, Lic/Ins. HOME CARE Lawn & Handyman Services. Sprinkler Repair 352-212-4935 JUSTIN LAWN CAREFast and Affordable.and Friendly, Licensed. (352) 476-3985 LAWN CARE N MoreSpring Clean up, beds, haul, brush leaves (352) 726-9570 Lawnmower Repair AT YOUR HOMEMower, Parts Service & Repair Visit our store@ 1332 SE Hwy 19 352-220-4244 Handyman Remodeling, Additions, Doors, Windows, Tile work. Lic.#CRC1330081 Free Est. (352)949-2292 Heating/AC AC & HEAT PUMPS FREE Estimate & 2nd Opinion, 10 yr. warr. on ALL Parts, Great prices, ALL the time. 352-400-4945 Lic #CAC027361 Home/Office Cleaning MAID TO ORDER House Cleaning (352) 586-9125Have Vacum Will Travel House Sitting HOUSE SITTER For SMW, Will watch your home for Summer Frank (352) 382-3878 Kitchen & Bath The Tile Man Bathroom remodel Specializing in handicap. Lic/Ins. #2441. 352 634 1584 Landclearing/ Bushhogging #1 BOBCAT FOR HIRE Light land clearing, site work, grading, hauling. NO JOB TOO SMALL!!! Lic. & Ins. 352-400-0528 All Tractor Work Service specializing in clean up Tree Removal, General prop. maint. 302-6955 All AROUND TRACTORLandclearing,HaulingSite Prep,Driveways Lic/Ins 352 795-5755 Gutters ALL EXTERIOR ALUMINUM 6 Seamless Gutters Lic & Ins 352-621-0881 Handyman #1 A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. Plasma TV installed Lic.#5863 352-746-3777 Andrew Joehl Handyman. Gen/Maint/Repairs Pressure cleaning. Lawns/Gutters. No job too small!Reli able ,ins. 0256271 352-465-9201 ABC Painting & Handy man All your needs at recession prices Dale 352-586-8129 Affordable Handyman FAST AFFORDABLE RELIABLE HOME REPAIRS % Guar. Free Est 352-257-9508 Affordable Handyman FAST AFFORDABLE RELIABLE HOME REPAIRS % Guar. Free Est 352-257-9508 Affordable Handyman FAST AFFORDABLE RELIABLE HOME REPAIRS % Guar. Free Est 352-257-9508 Affordable Handyman FAST AFFORDABLE RELIABLE HOME REPAIRS % Guar. Free Est 352-257-9508 EXPD HANDYMAN All phases of home repairs. Exc. work Honest, reliable, good prices.Press/wash/ paint Ins/Li c 860-0085 HOME CARE Lawn & Handyman Services. Sprinkler Repair 352-212-4935 Drywall COUNTYWIDE DRYWALL -25 years exp. For all your drywall needs Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Lic/ins. 352-302-6838 Electrical #1 A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. Plasma TV installed Lic.#5863 352-746-3777 ANNIES ELECTRIC Husband & Wife Team. (352) 341-5952 EC-13002696 BRIGHT ELECTRICAL Res./Comm. Lic & Ins.$5O.hr. EC0001303 352-302-2366 DUN-RITE Elect Elec/Serv/Repairs New const. Remodel Free Est 726 2907 EC13002699 Serving Citrus Co. Since 1978 Thomas Electric LLC Generator maint & repair Guardian Homestandby, & Centurion. Cert. Tech. Briggs Stratton 352621-1248 #ER00015377 Fencing A 5 STAR COMPANY GO OWENS FENCING All Types. Free Est. Comm/Res. 628-4002 BOB BROWNS Fence & Landscaping 352-795-0188/220-3194 ROCKYS FENCING Free Est., Lic. & Ins., 352 422-7279 Gutters ALUMINUM STRUCTURES 5 & 6 Seamless Gutters Free Estimates, Lic & Ins. (352) 563-2977 Carpentry/ Building ROGERS Construction All Construction sm jobs Free Est (352) 637-4373 CRC1326872 Clean Up/ Junk Removal Clean Ups & Clean Outs (352) 220-9190 Computers AFFORDABLE COMPUTER SERV. (352) 341-4150 DIESTLER COMPUTER New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 Concrete Bianchi Concrete inc.com lic/ins Driveways-PatiosSidewalks. Pool deck repair/stain 257-0078 CURB APPEAL/ Lic Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River rock reseals & repairs. 352 364-2120/410-7383 FATHER & SON Decorative Concrete Textures, Stamp,Spray Crack repair, staining & Garage Flrs. Recession Prices! 352-527-1097 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs Tractor work, Lic. #1476 726-6554 Dirt Service All AROUND TRACTOR Landclearing,Hauling, Site Prep, Driveways. Lic. & Ins. 352-795-5755 Aluminum ALL EXTERIOR ALUMINUM 6 Seamless Gutters Lic & Ins 352-621-0881 ROB SCREENING Repairs Rescreen, Front Entries, Garage, Sliders Free Est. 352-835-2020 SUBURBAN IND. INC. Screen rms, Rescreens, Siding, arports, rf.overs wood decks, Fla. rooms windows, garage scrns. 628-0562 (CBC1257141) Appliance Repair SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR. Washer & Dryers, Free Pick Up 352-564-8179 Blinds Blind Factory We custom make all types. Best prices anywhere! Hwy 44 & CR 491. (352) 746-1998 Vertical Blind Factory We custom make all types. Best prices anywhere! Hwy 44 & CR 491. (352) 746-1998 Boats PHILS MOBILE MARINE Repairs & Consignment 30 yrs Cert. Best Prices & Guar 352-220-9435 Care For the Elderly Loving Adult Care Home (SL 6906450) Alzheimer/Dementia No problem Nursing homes do not need to be your only alternative 352-503-7052 000AN2W Furniture RECLINER CHAIR Blue tweed, good condition, lays way back. $50.00 513-4473 ROUND TABLE 36 Like New Rugged Yellow Formica Top Sturdy Steel Pedestal $65 727-463-4411 Sofa & Love Seat $350. Red Mahogany end tables & coffee table $200. (352) 228-1325 SOFA & LOVE SEAT greenish Blue $150 Dinette set 4 swivel chairs light wood octagon shape 5x3,5 includes 18 leaf$150 352-344-8652 SOFA, Hunter Green Leather, Perfect condition changing decor $350 (352) 344-2246 THOMASVILLE TABLE Beautiful end tables. Pristine condition! 99.00 each 352-726-9132 TRUNDLE BED PAULS FURNITURE 628-2306 Homosassapaulsfurnitureonline.com Garden/Lawn Supplies CHICKEN MANURE/FERTILIZER Time to FERTILIZE!! (25 avail)20lb bag, $4.00 352-563-1519 GRASS SEEDS! GRASS SEEDS! GRASS SEEDS! American Farm & Feed 352-795-6013 GRASS SEEDS, FERTILIZER Vegetable Plant & Bulk Seed, Insecticides & Pesticides. American Farm & Feed (352) 795-6013 Hustler ZTR commercial mower, 27HP 52in deck.New belts,clutch,filters. Exc condition.$3800 obo. 352-697-1649 Murray riding mower 40 cut, good cond., $350 or best offer. (352) 637-4718 Furniture CHAIR Rose color wing back chair-NEW-$75 Phone number 352-249-9111 COMFORTS OF HOME USED FURNITUREwww. com fortsofhomeused furniture.com, 795-0121 Couch, Loveseat, chair and table set + recliner florida style, good cond. $325. (352) 344-5822 DK BROWN LEATHER LOVE SEAT, Excellent condition, double recliner. $250.00 Rich Brown Leather 382-352-7911 FOLDING BANQUET TABLES (3) 6 Foot Long Wood Grain Tops PreOwned $35 each 727-463-4411 FREE STANDING CHERRYWOOD BOOKCASE 3 Shelves 48x36x12 PreOwned $65 727-787-4411 KING SIZE BED King size bed Frame, mattress, box springs, black tubing head board. $150.00 352-795-5491 MATTRESS Sealy King Size Not pillow top. $75.00 Excellent condition 352-637-5331 or 352-476-5603 Memory Foam Mattress for Sale, King Size $475. Call Walter 527-3552 MICROWAVE CART White wood,wheels,one door loose on bottom. $30 352-344-3472 Preowned Mattress Sets from Twin $30; Full $40.Qn $50; Kg $75. 352-628-0808 TVs/Stereos 27 FLATSCREEN TV Olevia Flatscreen TV Excellent working condition -$150 Call 352-746-6848 MITSUBISHI 50 INCH HDTV 50 inch tv nice picture excellent condition. 352-344-2331 $300.00 SONY T V 63inch Floor Model Projection Screen exc. cond. $275.00 (352) 746-6456 Computers/ Video DIESTLER COMPUTER New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 Outdoor Furniture PORCH ROCKERS set of 2 white porch rockers similar to the style at Cracker Barrel restaurants. Like new condition. $40 each or offer. 1-352-503-6548 Furniture 36 SQUARE TABLE PreOwned Rugged Gray Formica Top Sturdy Steel Frame $65 727-463-4411 Beautiful crystal lamp and round glass top table on an S-shaped brass base. $100 for both. 352-746-4028 BROYHILL FLORAL COUCH very good-excellent condition asking $85.00 352-527-1399 CATHIS ATTIC Offering New and Used Quality Furniture & Accessories, 352-513-4802 CHERYWOOD FRAME CHAIRS (2)Fabric Upholstery with Arms PreOwned $35 each 727-787-4411 Office Furniture COMPUTER DESKS (4) Formica Top 3ftx24in with 2 Drawer File Cabinet Attached $25 each 727-463-4411 Computer table w/draws, 2 bkcases 6ft x 28 in, 1bkcase -3ftx30in, 2 drawer filing cab, bone/white$145 all (352) 746-6456 OFFICE CHAIR Solid oak antique on casters Nice Condition. Own a piece of history $100. 352-270-3909 Professional Office partitions new condition w/hardware. Enough for 4 offices $300 obo (352) 563-1033 Auctions 2 BIG AUCTIONS THIS WEEK THURS. March 15 Estate Auction Prev:12-Auction 3-Full! Riding yard machine, fresh hi-end estate furn., frig., DW, 30 flat screen, Viking Surger, tools & hshld galore! SAT., March 17 SPORTS MEM. AUCTIONw/YANKEES Prev:11 Auction 1pm HUGE coll. of signed memor. incl. Marino, Rolly Fingers, Yogi Berra+++ 1000s of sports cars sold by the piles incl. 1950s to now DudleysAuction.com 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667-AU2246 12% BP-2% ca.disc DUNNELLON MEAT & GROCERY ON-SITE LIQUIDATION AUCTION SATURDAY, MARCH 17th at19140 E Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon FL 34432. Preview begins at 9:00am, sale begins at .10am Hobart model 4246 meat grinder, Hobart model 5614 band saw, Hobart model 2812 slicer, Hobart model HWS-4 wrap machine, Hobart scale, pallet jack, wire display racks, 2 Royal cash registers, voltage converter, 2 credit card machines, sanitizer station w/ hose, grease trap, Barker produce case, Cas digital scale, deli case, 4 Tyler meat cases, Dryer ice cream freezer, 2 True upright cabinet freezers, stainless prep tables, 5 meat carts w/ trays, Mr Winter 8x12 walk-in cooler, Frididaire A/C unit, Fedders A/C unit, Century fire safe, file cabinet, Gateway PC, shopping carts, metal shelving, utility sinks, MORE! Phoenix Auction Services, Inc. 352-463-0707 AU1437 AB2866 10% BP Tools Delta 1 x 6Disc Bench Sander $50. Dewalt Scroll Saw Like New stand & light included $400 (352) 794-0296 DIA PLATE TOOLBOX Mopar working locks w/key 5X20X12 fits small trk $50 249-6293 GENERATOR POWERMATE 5HP BRIGGS 110VOLT GAS RAN WHEN PUT UP 100.00 464 0316 Schools/ Instruction NOW ENROLLING FOR SPRING 2012 CLASSES BARBER COSMETOLOGY FACIAL FULL SPECIALTY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING MANICURE/Nail Ext MASSAGE THERAPY BENES International School of BeautyNEW PORT RICHEY /SPRING HILL 727-848-8415 352-263-2744 Work At Home HUGE OPPORTUNITY NEW CO. COMING TO THE AREA, LOOKING FOR (3) PROFESSIONAL SALES PEOPLE W/MANAGEMENT SKILLS... SIX FIGURE INCOME CALL: (302)497-0330 LV MSG Collectibles 10 Different U.S. Goverment sealed, Proof sets, all $100. (352)476-6885 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Appliances DISHWASHER PORTABLE MAYTAG Maytag portable dishwasher. 3yo used as built in. 100.00 call 352-575-1898 DISHWASHER White Kitchenaid Looks nice Works good $50.You load & haul. Pine Ridge 352-270-3909 Kenmore refrigerator, 2 door, good cond., $100 Water cooler, $10 (352) 220-1692 Kenmore WasherLike New $350 386-547-8855 Side by Side Kitchenaid Refrigerator & Washer & Dryer $600 for All Like New 746-1867 SMITTYS APPLIANCE REPAIR washers dryers,FREE pick up 352-564-8179 WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE Washers & Dryers (352) 209-5135 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 Each. Reliable, like new, excellent condition,clean. Can deliver 352 263-7398 Office Furniture 2 DRAWER FILE CABINET PreOwned Commercial Metal Lateral 28x30x18 Graphite Color $45 727-463-4411 CHAIRS VERY OLD and sturdy dark wood in nice condition. $25.each Pine Ridge 352-270-3909 General Help Freight Up = More $ 2 Mos.CDL Class A Driving Exp (877)258-8782 www. melton truck.com/drive SALES REP For eBay Sales. Apply in person @ 8409 W. Crystal St. Crystal River Mon. thru Fri. 9:30-4 SIBEX IS HIRING! Growing electronics contract mfr. has multiple positions available. For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit www.sibex.com. Only online applicants will be considered. EOE/ADA/Drug-Free Workplace WILL TRAIN Willing to work long hours,and some Saturdays Must be physically fit for position in well drilling operation & pump repair. Must be 20 years or older Must have clean driving record.No phone Calls,Apply in Person after 8am @ CITRUS WELL DRILLING 2820 E Norvell Bryant Hwy. Hernando Career Opportunities #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) Employment Info AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified -Housing Available. CALL Aviation Institute Of Maintenance. (866)314-3769 Schools/ Instruction Can you Dig It? Heavy Equipment School, 3 wk training program. Backhoes, Bulldozers, Trackhoes. Local Job placement asset. Start digging dirt Now. (877)994-9904 #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) Attend College Online from Home *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call (877)206-5165 www.CenturaOnline .com NEED A NEWCAREER? 2 WEEK PREP COURSES! ALF ADMINISTRATOR $300. EKG TECH $475. NURSING ASST. $475. PHLEBOTOMY $475. taylorcollege.edu (352) 245-4119FB, twitter, you tube Trades/ Skills SERVICE PLUMBERS Must have drivers license352-621-0671 SMALL ENGINE TECH Needed for Busy Shop, Tools Required, Experience preferred. Apply in Person M-Fri 6659 W NORVELL BRYANT HWY, Crys River NO CALLS UNDER GROUND UTILITY CONTRACTOR SEEKING Skilled Site and Underground Utility Operators experienced only for work in down town areas, in Marion, Citrus, Lake & surrounding counties, Drug Free Work Place/ EEO contact Croft Contracting Inc. (352) 860-1202 k.croftcontracting firstname.lastname@example.org General Help $$$$$$$ Money is available! We are seeking individuals to manage rack and store delivery of theCitrus County Chronicleand other publications. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid drivers license and insurance. Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. Earning potential is unlimited! Email kstewart@chronicle online.com or bring resume to 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd. in Crystal River.$$$$$$ 25 Driver Trainees Needed! Learn to drive for TMCTransportation Earn $750 per week! No experience needed! local CDL Training! Job ready in 3 weeks! (888)368-1964 CASA IS HIRINGAdvocate for a full time position 11 pm to 7 am, Mon through Fri. CASA is smoke free work place. Apply at outreach at 1100 Turner Camp Rd. Inverness, Fl. 34453 DRIVER $0 TUITION CDL(A) Training & JOB! Top Industry Pay, Quality Training, Stability & Miles! *Short employment commitment required. (800)326-2778 www. JoinCRST.com Marketing Trainee$ 9.00 an hour Local broadcasting company offers an entry level marketing position. If youre intelligent, with a professional appearance, and an outgoing personality. complete training is provided, with excellent potential to advance and increase your income. This isnt a job, its an entry level into an exciting career. Forward your letter or resume to email@example.com. Medical NOW HIRING RNs All Units, with Hospital Experience Apply on Line: www. nurse-temps.com (352) 344-9828 Professional Social Services Assistant Looking for energetic detail oriented person who is comfortable taking initiative. And enjoy working with people. Exp. preferred NO PHONE CALLS Apply in Person CYPRESS COVE CARE CENTER 700 SE 8TH AVENUE Crystal River EOE Restaurant/ Lounge BARTENDERApply in Person SABINAS DINER Hernando, after 2pm Sales Help AC SALESWill train right person, easy six figure income Must have val. fl. DL, Call Barb 726-1002 ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Nature coast radio group is interviewing for an account executive to represent Citrus 95 and Fox Classic Hits. Complete training is provided, and radio experience is not necessary. Income potential of $ 25,000+ EOE email your letter or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. PROFESSIONAL PEST CONTROL EXP. SALES TECHS Must have proven in home Sales Record Company Veh. Hourly Pay Commission Benefits APPLY 5882 Hwy 200 Trades/ Skills ANIMAL GROOMERExperienced Dog/Cat Groomer needed for a busy, high quality veterinary hospital. Be a part of a dynamic team of professionals, providing high quality animal care to Citrus County residents. Part time or full time available, with benefits. Please send resume to email@example.com m CHOIR DIRECTOR Needed at Hernando United Methodist Ch. Call the 726-7245 For application. Apply by March 21 DRIVERS Hometime Choices: Express lanes Weekly, 7/ON-7/OFF, 14/ON-7/OFF. WEEKLY, Full and Part time. Dry and Refrigerated, New Trucks! CDL-A, 3 months recent experience required. Top Benefits! (800)414-9569 www.driveknight.com DRIVERS: RUN 5 STATES REGIONAL! Get Home Weekends, earn up to 39cent mile, 1 yr OTR Flatbed Exp. required. SUNBELT TRANSPORT, LLC 800-572-5489 X 227 Domestic Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Medical #1 AffordableCNA Prep Course CPR-AED-Free Book Am & PM classes getyourcna.com 352-341-PREP (7737) CNA/HHAs Apply At HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE 4224 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy, Lecanto Exp. Vet TechLecanto Vet Hospital Bring Resume to 1250 S. Lecanto Hwy F/T Ophthalmic Assistant/Scribe Prior experience preferred in eye care field performing patient workups, history, and documentation. Apply in person West Coast Eye Institute 240 N Lecanto Hwy, Lecanto FL 34461 352 746 2246 x834 LPN or MEDICAL ASSISTANT/ PHLEBOTOMISTWanted for office based medical practice in Inverness. Experience required. Fax Resume (352) 726-5818 MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED Train to become a Medical Office Assistant! No Experience needed! Job Training & Local Placement assistance. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)374-7294 MEDICAL COLLECTIONS/ ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTTMC, A company committed to service excellence, has a full time position available for a Medical Collections Administrative Assistant at our Homosassa/Sugarmill location. Candidate should have 1 + yrs medical collections experience. Medicare billing, electronic, paper claims processing and DDE a plus. Please apply online at www.therapymgmt.co m ULTRASOUND SONOGRAPHER NEEDED Registered sonographer needed for busy Mobile X-ray Company. Triple registry preferred. Must have a good driving record Fax resume to :352-372-2386
C 10 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE 000ALYJ Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid drivers license. Possess proof of liability insurance. Routes are 7 days a week, early morning hours. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or bring resume to 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River There are immediate opportunities for independent contractors to manage and grow single copy newspaper routes in Citrus and Marion Counties YOU CAN OWN YOUR OWN BUSINESS!! 000AN32 Rental Houses CRYSTAL RIVER2/1 -Cute cottage -Max. two. 1st/last/sec $500 per mo. 628-1062 Rent: Houses Furnished Kristi BortzLet our property mangement team help you with your short or long term rentals. See all our rentals in Citrus Co. www.plantation rentals 352-795-0782 or 866-795-0784 Rent: Houses Unfurnished BERVERLY HILLS2bed, 1bath, C/H/A 1st Mo FREE $650/m (352) 422-7794 Beverly Hills 2/1 & Fl. Rm. $500 mo. 15 S. Adams Street 352 422 -2798 BEVERLY HILLS2/1/1 $600. mo. 382-1162, 795-1878 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2 Clean, $800 mo. 795-6299 364-2073 DUNNELLON 3/2/2RENT TO OWNClose to Rainbow River RUBLESRENTALS.COM (561) 719-8787 (561) 575-1718 aftr 7pm HERNANDO 3/2/2 Rent to Own $850 mo www.rickybobs.com 352-613-5818 Homosassa Spring 3/2/2, $900/m + sec (352) 628-3696 INVERNESS 3BR/2BA, $800 mo 306 Hunting Lodge Dr (352) 895-0744 cell Sugarmill WoodsUpscale Ctry Club Brand New Deluxe Villa 2/2/2 Fam Rm + Lanai, most utils paid. Just $800/mo Owner: 352-382-1132 Waterfront Rentals CRYSTAL RIVERAdorable furn waterfront 1 BR or 2BR, Laundry Boatslip, Lanai Pets? Near Mall Pool Priviledges $1,000$1,200. 352-220-6593 HOMOSASSA 2/2 carport nicely furn MH on Homosassa River w/dock no pet f/l/s sht/long term $850 352-220-2077 INVERNESS 2/1 $600 mo., Canal to River. scrn. porc. garage, carport 726-5994 Seasonal Rental C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 Apartments Furnished CRYSTAL RIVER2 BR. $550. 3BR House $800., 352-563-9857 CRYSTAL RIVERCompletely furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/Dry (352) 302-5972 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 INVERNESS 1/1 $400 2/1.. $500. near hosp352-422-2393 Apartments Unfurnished Alexander Real Estate (352) 795-6633 Crystal River Apts 2 BR/1 BA $375-$500 CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, frm $450. Mo. $750 to move in. No Pets. (352) 263-6321 FLORAL CITYFREE Use of boat ramp, fishing dock, canoe & Jon boat rentals. 1 BR $450/$200 dp. incls Sat TV electric. walk to river Trails End Camp, A Friendly Place to Live 352-726-3699 LECANTO Nice 1 Bedrm $500 352-613-6000. 216-0012 (352) 746-5238 MAYO DRIVEAPARTMENTS MOVE IN SPECIAL (352) 795-2626 Business Locations FLORAL CITY STOREFRONT 1000 Sq Ft Ideal location, corner Hwy 41 & 48. $595 mo. 813-310-5391 Condos/Villas For Rent CRYSTAL RIVERCompletely furn., Pool, boat dock, Wash/Dry (352) 302-5972 INVERNESS LANDINGS 2/1.5 clean roomy, great location $550/mo F/L/S No smoke/No pets (352) 341-1847 Efficiencies/ Cottages HERNANDO 1/1Furnished $125/wk. $300 sec $425 Moves In. 352-206-4913, 465-0871 LECANTO $400mo w/elect/water garb. $100 dp 746-3073 Rental Houses Specializing in Sugarmill Woods Rentals Debe Johns Brkr/Assoc/PRM Coldwell Banker Next Generation Realty Property Manager (352) 382-2700 www. coldwellbankernext generation.com See what a Professional Residential Manager can do for you. Mobile Homes In Park AWESOME DEALSFinancing Available $500/dn 1/1 remod, shed $5k 1/1scrnrm/carprt $6k 2/1 carprt/rf.over $7k furn, move-in ready 55+ park, clean quiet CR/Homossasa area Owner 352-220-2077 Crys Rver Village55+ DW,Home of Merit 2/2/1 carport, completely furnish all new & appls. Must See $39K for appt /details (704) 489-0523 574-946-6286 Homosassa 2 bedroom. 2 bath. 55+double wide mobile home in park 14,900.New wooden floors very clean. Closed in front and back porch.2 car carport.Club house,community swimming pool,exercise room.Pool table.Close to shopping area. call 352 7946601 Homosassa Turtle Creek 1/1 park model w/screen porch $16K (352) 628-3351 HOMOSASSAS Best Housing Value Modern homes from $8,400 or Lease to Own from $139/mo. $800.down + Lot rent at Evanridge Community an exceptional 55+Park352 628-5977 INVERNESS 55+ Park on the water w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, and much more! 2 BR, 1.5 BA for $2,000 must be approved352-476-4964 Lecanto 3 bedroom. 2 bath. Senior Park 14x66 S/W, Screened Porch, Furnished. Very clean. Call 815-535-7958 Lecanto 55 + Comm. 2 bd 1 ba screened porch $11,500 (352) 746-4648 On Lake Rousseau 2 bedroom. 2 bath. 14x60MH, 8x20 FL room, 8x10 shed, 2-stall carport, Withlacoochee Backwaters MHP, $8500. 352-219-2240 Stoneridge Landing 55+ Comm. Resales starting @$13,500 Financing avail 1-800-779-1226 (352) 637-1400 StoneridgeLanding 55+. 1993 26x56, Move in Cond.2/2 upgrades $39K, view pics @ mhvillage.com/493361 (352) 344-0888 WESTWIND VILLAGE55+ Park. Updated 2/2 DWs for sale. Reasonable (352) 628-2090 Real Estate For Rent 835 NE Hwy 19 Crystal River, Fl (352) 795-0021 View our website C21NatureCoast.com CHASSAHOWITZKA 3/2 Wtrfront DW, $600. 3/2 Furnished DW., $600 Agent (352) 382-1000 Mobile Homes For Sale BEAUTIFUL 1 OWNER, older Doublewide, Home in Forestview Park new appls, new roof and AC, Priced to Sell! (352) 503-2154 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 From $499/month Loaded. 3/2 From $399/month Loaded. Homes on Your Lot 0 Down. 800-622-2832 X 210 Why Pay Rent When You can own this 32x60 3/2 w/family room & corner firepl. $359.mo W.A.C. call 352-490-7422 or 877-372-4941 Waterfront Mobile For Rent HOMOSASSA 2/2 carport nicely furn MH on Homosassa River w/dock no pet f/l/s sht/long term $850 352-220-2077 Waterfront Mobile For Sale FLORAL CITY 2/2 carport on canal, 2 sheds,, furnished scr patio $44,900. Poss. Own Fin 440-225-8618 Mobile Homes and Land 1/1 SW, NO lot Rent near Bike Trail, storage shed, off Hwy. 41, Inverness, $12,500 217 -837-2526 217-508-7477 3/2, 1,800 Sq Ft,Fenced Yard, $5,000 down $525. mo HOMOSASSA (352) 302-9217 BEST OF THE BESTNew 2012 Jacobsen Custom 28 x 52, 3/2 big eat in kitchen, 2x6 construction, OSB wrap, 5 yr. warranty, elongated toilet, china sinks, storm door. Large rooms. Must see before you buy anything else. Only $46,900 or $1,800 down $298.89/mo W.A.C. Call 352-621-9181 Crystal River Rent to Own ? 2/1 DW, remodeled, clean & private, 1/2 ac. trees price neg.352 795-0898 FLORAL CITYon3 Lots, Assum Mortg. Priv Fin. 2 Mast Suites New appls. horses ok, $33,900 Cridland Real Living. J. Desha 352-634-6340 INVERNESS Move in neat 2 bath SW w/extra rooms, nice area, fenced $32, 500 Owner (352) 341-1569 Lecanto 881 N. Maynard Av DWMH 2/2, deck, Fixer Upper $15K ( 352) 746-7952 Northwest Citrus County 2 bedroom. 1.5 bath. Mobile Home on 1 acre, high and dry, shaded lot, shed, paved road -$44,900 or make offer. Possible owner financing. 352-795-9908 Mobile Homes In Park 2/2 on Lake Rousseau. NOW $17,500 Low Lot Rent $240/m 2003 Mobile Home. Used Seasonally Owner bought a house, (352) 817-1987, (207) 546-6115 Mobile Homes For Rent C.R/Homosassa 1& 2 Br. furn, quiet park Util. incl. clean, shrt/long term 352 220-2077 DUNNELLON 5159 W. Disney Ln2/2, New AC, Lrg. Lot $400/m $400 dp (727) 480-5512 HOMO. 3/2 1/2AC CH/A, fenced, $450 212-2051 or 220-2447 INVERNESS 55+ Park on the water w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Furnished, 1BR home with central A/C $600. 352-476-4964 INVERNESS RENT SPECIAL : Sec. dep, pro-rated over 3 mo. period. 55+ park on the water w/5 piers for fishing and enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard, & much more! 1 BR home $325 plus. 2BR home $450, includes H20. 2 BR, 1.5 bath, Park Model $500. Pets considered. Section 8 accepted. (352) 476-4964 Mobile Homes For Sale 1995, Doublewide, 28 x 56, 2BD, 2BA, LR, DR, Eat in Kit, community Pool Nice Condition $30,000 (352) 400-8270 ATTENTION LAND OWNERSJACOBSEN NEW 2012 5 yr. warranty, 3/2, 2 x 6 construction, upgrade insulation, appliance pkg. Delivered & set up with A/C & heat, steps & skirting only $279.19./mo. W.A.C. Includes first year on homeowner Ins.Call 352-621-9181 AWESOME DEALS Financing Available $500/dn 1/1 remod, shed $5k 1/1scrnrm/carprt $6k 2/1 carprt/rf.over $7k furn, move-in ready 55+ park, clean quiet CR/Homossasa area Owner 352-220-2077 Bank foreclosuresUSED HOMES/REPOS Bank authorized liquidator.We Always have new inventory, Call 352-621-9183 or come by Taylor Made Homes Homes from $1,000 up! INVERNESS 55+ Park on the water w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $276/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 LAND-N-HOME FLORAL CITY BIG HOME! The Entertainer, over 2000 sq. ft., 4/2, large family room. Home in great shape on quiet paved road near chain of lakes ONLY $59, 900. or $2,250 down & 395/mo. W.A.C.Call 352-621-3807 Utility Trailers 4x8 utility trailer $400. (352) 746-7357 EZ PULL TRAILERS, New & Used Utility & Enclosed BUY, SELL, TRADE Custom Built, Parts, Tires, Whls, Repairs, Trailer Hitches New 6 x 12 open utility w/ramp $935 Used 6 x 10 enclosed w/ramp $1595 Hwy 44 Crystal River 352-564-1299 GULF TO LAKE TRAILER SALES Largest Selection & Lowest Prices. Offering New & Used Cargo & utility trailers Triple Crown Utility TRL 6 x 12 w/new spare $1050. 6 x 12 Enclosed w/ V nose, rear ramp door, $1995. Trailer Tires starting at $69.95 352-527-0555 Hwy 44, Lecanto Baby Items 2 GYM FOR BABY ONE FOR GIRL AND ONE FOR BOY $15 EACH, WALKER $20 ANIMAL 352-777-1256 3 CAR SEAT FOR INFANT EXCELLENT CONDITION $ 25 each 352-777-1256 SWING MOTION FOR GIRL PINK AND BROWN THE FLOWER EXCELLENT CONDITION $45 352-7771256 TRAVEL BASSINET EXCELLENT CONDITION BLUE $30 car seat,bouncer,swing 352-7771256 Sell or Swap Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Wanted to Buy HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $27.25 Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 JUNK MOTORCYCLES WANTED Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE AnyArea Condition or Situation. Call (352) 726-9369 Pets DOWNSIZING Koi and Gold Fish FOR SALE, Even Better Prices, ALL sizes (352) 634-1783 FOOD & HEALTH PRODUCTS For ALL Your Animals, Flea remedies, We Now Carry Taste of the Wild, Black Gold, & Chicken Soup Dog & Cat Food American Farm & Feed 795-6013 Horses HAY, SADDLES, TACK, AND FEED (FRM) Ask About our Free Delivery American Farm & Feed (352) 795-6013 Livestock FRM Feeds for all your Animals, American Farm & Feed 795-6013 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Medical Equipment BEDSIDE COMMODE & ALUMINUM FOLD UP WALKER ONLY 20.00 EACH 464 0316 Siemans Over the Ear Hearing Aid Good Condition Includes battery Paid $825. Asking $400 (352) 382-3879 Coins 1 Roll mixed dates Indian head cents. All $100 352-476-6885 3 Morgan Silver Dollars nice condition, $100 352-476-6885 3 U.S. Peace Dollars nice condition $100 352-476-6885 25-Rolls mixed date Lincoln wheat cents All $50. 352-476-6885 BUYING US COINS Top $$$$ Paid. We Also Buy Gold Jewelry Beating ALL Written Offers. (352) 228-7676 HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $27.25 Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 Musical Instruments ACOUSTIC GUITAR NEW IN BOX, W/GROVERS,SOLID SPRUCE TOP,$90 352-601-6625 Household COMFORTER SET KING 2 Shams & Bedskirt NEW, Cream, Paid $470 sell $100 firm Email pic 352-382-3650 MATTRESS Sealy King Not a pillow top. Excellent $75.00 352-637-5331 or 352-476-5603 Fitness Equipment ELECTRIC TREADMILL FOLDS UP FOR EASY STORAGE ALL ELECTRONICS ONLY 100.00 464 0316 TREADMILL L ifestrider, variable speed, variable height, very good condition. $65 Can email photo. 352 726 9983 Sporting Goods CABIN ON 40 ACRES Hunting recreational in Gulf Hammock Mgt.. Area, well, pond, ATV trails $165K obo 352 795-2027/ 634-4745 CLUB CAR $1,500, with charger 352-344-8516 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 DESANTIS 1911 BELT HOLSTER Brand new, made for CCW. Leather with thumb break. $75 860-2475 FED .357 MAG JHP SELF-DEFENSE AMMO 1 box $65. Hernando. 864-283-5797 OCALA GOLF CART SUPER CENTERSell, buy, Trade, Service Sale on Trojan Batteries 352-291-7626 ONE NEW BOX OF 45 ACP FMJ $20, Hernando 1-864-283-5797 WE BUY GUNSOn Site Gun Smithing (352) 726-5238 Utility Trailers 20 ft Enclosed Trailer 2006like new, front & rear ramps, plywood finished interior $6500 352-634-4547 General HAYWARD POWER Flow lX Pump 3/4 hp w/basket filter Hayward Star clear + filtering system w/2 heppa filters incls 20 hose $500 obo 352) 489-2823 HONDA CRF 100Dirt Bike excellent condition $900 (352) 400-1251 Maytag washer and dryer $400 obo, Kirby Vacuum with attatchments $400 obo, 2 rockers $30, 2 dressers $25 ea, 2 TVs 32 and 19/DVD/VHS 352-293-7059 MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS TOPPER 4 inch thick used 3 times pd $100 asking $35 352-249-4460 MOVING Lots of Items for Sale Furniture/Collectibles (352) 726-0312 NEW EYEGLASS FRAMES FROM OPTOMETRIST rectangular, gray, $20 860-2475 NIKON D40, DSLR Camera used,18 to 55 lens battery & charger $350 excel.Camera (352) 621-6606 Off shore map Citrus county $15. + pen censor for /0 reel w/7rod $55 or $60 for both (352) 726-2350 PARROTLETS Young male and female 75.00 each very pretty call 637-6967 if no answer leave message playstation;Spiderman2,&memor y card 352-344-3472 also P.Station2:Socome3&motocoss mania.&5 each Pool Pump 1.5 hp, Stay-Rite Pool pump & motor unit,w/filter basket, 2 fittings $125. (352) 637-3059 Portable Generator 5550 Watts, 4 outlets $500 (812) 629-6538 PVC PATIO TABLE w/4 chairs & 2 gliders $300. Hitachi 50 projection color TV $250. (352) 726-2278 REPTILE TANK 24 X 24 reptile tank with screen top and heater. $30.00 Call 746-1017 ROTISSERIE SUNBEAM $55 SET TIMER-SHUTS OFF AUTOMATICALLY CAN E-MAIL PHOTO 419-5981 TELESCOPING FLAG POLE telescoping flag pole with flag and ornate eagle on top $35 249 -4460 Tony Little Gazelle hvy duty 350# ,imot 5 DVDs $125. Circle Glide never use d $100 workout DVD (352) 795-0622 WALL PAPER $30 NEW 3 DOUBLE ROLLS PREPASTED VINYL 165 SQ FT CAN E-MAIL PHOTO 419-5981 WOOD CHIPS U HAUL AS MUCH AS YOU CAN GET INTO YOUR PICK UP ONLY 20.00 464 0316 WOOD FLOORING BY BRUCE, Planks 3x3/8x random Med Oak 25 sq ft NEW in box $59 email pic 352-382-3650 Business Equipment True Model T5SU-27-8 Sandwich and Salad Refrigerator NSF approved 8 trays 27 Wide, 30 H, 37 High at sub bar, Like New 7 years old, 100% complete and working no rust no corrosion $700 obo Stainless Steel Table 36 W, 23 p 36 H, 2 shelves $200 .(352) 344-4408 Plants 5 HOLLY TREES Evergreen. delivery available $50. call 352-257-3870 9 LITTLE GEM MAGNOLIA TREES Evergreen and great price $75. Delivery available. 352-257-3870 Garage/ Yard Sales HOMOSASSA Thurs 15 thru Sat.17 NEIGHBORHOOD SALE 2171 Melanie Drive INVERNESS FRIDAY 16th, 8am-2pmA Picker has Picked too Much! Vintage, collect. furn. albums & Much More! Good Stuff Good Prices 2710 S. Cromwell Path Seven Lakes Estate Sales Are U Moving? Estate? In home liquidations? MARTINS Estate & Consign 352-209-4945 Clothing GIRLS BABY CLOTHES 40 pieces. Assorted sizes.Newborn to 9mos. $20.00 352-637-4916 General 2010 Kenmore Elite water filter used 6 mos. New $600 sell $400 obo ce ll (917) 721-1287 401-447-9222 1HP, Submersible pump $75. Guaranteed will demonstrate 352-726-7485 2nd Hand StoreOpen Tues-Sat 9a-5p Furn, Appliances, tools, clothing, misc. Items, @ N. 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(352) 382-3357 GUINEA PIG female, 5 weeks old, must see habitat b4 rehoming. $15.00 b4 8pm 352-575-1898
W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 2080-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2010-296 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: WINDER VI LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 07-2491 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2007 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CITRUS SPRINGS UNIT 17 PB 7 PG 1 LOT 5 BLK 1172 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BENJAMIN SCHIFF PRESIDENT, FLORIDA PREMIER PROPERTIES INC, FLORIDA PREMIER PROPERTIES INC A FLORIDA CORPORATION, PREMIER PROPERTIES INC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2081-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-440 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6551 2082-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-441 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6571 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 24 BLK 198 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2083-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-442 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6533 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 15 BLK 179 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2084-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-443 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6615 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 19 BLK 236 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2085-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-444 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6614 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 18 BLK 236 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2086-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-445 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 2087-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-446 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6629 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 37 BLK 245 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2088-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-447 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6628 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 41 BLK 244 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2089-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-452 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6626 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 3 BLK 242 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2090-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-453 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6627 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 4 BLK 242 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida 2091-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-454 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6617 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 21 BLK 236 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2092-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2011-462 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6534 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 9 PG86 LOT 15 BLK 180 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2093-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-001 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-2168 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: PT OF S3/8 OF SW1/4 OF SE1/4 SEC 33-20-17 W OF CRAWFORDS CREEK & BLUE RUN EXC S 75 FT DESC IN OR BK 282 PG 498 -EXC BEG AT A PT ON CRAWFORDS CRK 75FT NLY OF NW CORN OF CRAWFORDS CREEK & BLUE RUN RUN WLY A DIST 100FT PARA TO N BDRY OF S 3/8 OF SW 1/4 OF SE 1/4 SEC 33-20 17 THN NLY 75FT PARA TO CRAWFRODS CREEK THN ELY APPRX 100FT PARA TO N BDRY OF THE 3/8 OF SW1/4 OF SE1/4 OF 33-20 17 THN SLY A DIST 75FT TO POB DESC OR BK 655 PG 19 87(23231)-&-EXC BEG AT PT ON CRAWFORD CRK 150FT NLY OF NW CORN OF CRAWFRORDS CREEK & BLUE RUN RUN WLY A DIST 440 FT PARA TO N BDRY OF S 3/8 OF SW 1/4 OG SE 1/4 SEC 33-20-17 THN NLY 100FT PARA TO CRAWFORDS CRK THN ELY APPROX 440FT PARA TO N BDRY OF S 3/8 OF SW1/4 OF SE 1/4 THN SLY AL CRAWFORDS CREEK APPROX 100FT TO POB TOG WITH STRUCTURE LOCATED THEREON DESC IN OR BK 660 PG 173 (23241) NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JANICE DAILY, GERALD H STEAD TRUSTEE Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2094-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-002 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1845 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: BRADYS UNREC SUB LOT 17 BLK B DESC IN OR BK 545 PG 1209 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF DONALD LEE RILING, ESTATE OF FREDERICK ELLIOTT RILING, AGNES M RILING, DONALD L RILING, FRED E RILING, JOHN E RILING, FRED RILING EST Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER 2095-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-003 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6949 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: APACHE SHORES UNIT 10 PB 5 PG 11 LOT 2 BLK 37 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARTIN WEINBERGER, MARTIN T WEINBERGER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2096-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-004 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-4375 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CITRUS SPGS UNIT 21 PB 7 PG 73 LOT 1 BLK 1449 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MILIJAN MILOS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2097-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-005 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6962 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: APACHE SHORES UNIT 11 PB 5 PG 36 LOT 9 BLK 41 DESC IN OR BK 380 PG 313 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: RICKIE R ROBERTS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2098-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-006 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6970 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: APACHE SHORES UNIT 13 PB 8 PG 73 LOT 14 BLK E NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: GARY A PUCKETT Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2099-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-007 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-0951 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: TOWNSITE OF CRYSTAL PARK PB 1 PG 2 LOTS 596 & 599 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MCKENZIE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the propTax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. FERGO REALTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6616 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 10 PG 10 LOT 20 BLK 236 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. Tax Deed Notices YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUGARMILL WOODS OAK VLG PB 9 PG86 LOT 26 BLK 187 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. Tax Deed Notices Surplus Property 908-0330 DAILY CRN Surplus Prop. PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com, March 1 until March 30, 2012. Pub:March 1 thru 30, 2012 Classic Vehicles CHEVROLET Camaro, Z28 Org. 9000 miles, Pristine show car frozen in time. Loaded black/black leather Flawless rare find! $15,750 (352) 513-4257 Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 Trucks BIG SALE! Consignment USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV AUTOS FROM $1,500. US 19 BY AIRPORT US 44, BY NAPA Low Payments 461-4518 & 795-4440 consignmentusa.org CHEVY 00 Silverado LS 1500, ext cab. new AM/Fm CD player, keyless entry $3k obo (352) 220-2840 Citrus Sale CenterWe buy/sell/trade clean pre-owned vehicles! 02 Ford QuadCab F-150 Truck $4999 07 Nissan Murano $14,900 06 Chrysler PT Cruiser $6,499 06 Grand Marquis $13,200 low miles Call 352-400-1038 FORD F250 Super Duty, 4 x 4, 6.0, Lariat Pkg. Off Rd. Pkg., Hard Bed Cover $21,500 (352) 586-8576 FORD 4502003,4 X 4, new flatbed w/ boxes, 6 speed, $9,500 firm (352) 422-3171 FORD 93F150-4x4 FLT, 250K mi. dont let that scare you runs great, new tires cold a/c $3K 795-1015 Vans FORD Windstar, LX Van, white/gray, 88,400 mi. non smoker, serv. records $6,695 (352) 382-1167 Motorcycles Harley 00 Roadking Classic, all gear 17K miles 11K obo. (352) 489-0873 Harley Davidson FAT BOY, 15,357. miles, loaded w/extras asking $12K (352) 270-8488 HARLEY DAVIDSON 08 Night Train, flat blk, 11,500 mis. lots of extras $14K obo Jeff (407) 712-0803 JUNK MOTORCYCLES WANTED Will Pay up to $200 for Unwanted Motorcycle 352-942-3492 KAWASAKI 96GPZ 1100 black, 1800 org miles, garage kept, Exc Cond.Vance Hines header & jet kit $4275 obo (352) 795-7584 ROADSTAR SILVERADO 04Garage kept, very well maint, lots of extras ask $6k obo (352) 214-9800 Campers/ Travel Trailers Gulf SteamCoach 25 model 24RBL, slps upto 6 gas & elect appls & heat, shower/toliet $6900 (352) 341-1714 I BUY RVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes call me 352-201-6945 Auto Parts/ Accessories CHEVROLET 1999 corvette L&R side mufflers and tailpipes. New condition. Replaced with ZO6 set in 2001.$650 for both or offer. 5000 miles on originals. 1-352-503-6548 Seats for Town & Country Van captain seat $30. Bench Seat $45, Gray excel cond. (352) 344-4192 Vehicles Wanted $$ CASH PAID $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks. $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BIG SALE! Consignment USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV AUTOS FROM $1,500. US 19 BY AIRPORT US 44, BY NAPA Low Payments 461-4518 & 795-4440 consignmentusa.org BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot LARRYS AUTO SALES, Hwy 19... 352 564-8333 CASH PAID FOR JUNK CARS Any Condition Up to $500., Free Towing 352-445-3909 KEEP your used auto parts in Citrus Co. Dales Auto Parts. & Salvage Pays top $$$ for your autos. 352-628-4144 WE BUY ANY VEHICLEPerfect Cond. or Not Titled,No title, No problem. Paying up to $25K any make, any model Call A.J. 813-335-3794/ 531-4298 Cars Chrysler Sebring TouringConvertible,34k miles, loaded, $14,250firm 352-897-4520 AFFORDABLE AUTOS & VANSEverybody Rides $495 DOWN $49 PER WEEK BUY HERE PAY HERE.. Lots of clean-safedependable rides CALL DAN TODAY(352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2WE BUYS CARS DEAD OR ALIVE 1675 Suncoast Hwy. Homosassa Fl. BIG SALE! Consignment USAWE DO IT ALL!BUY-SELL-RENTCAR-TRUCK-BOAT-RV AUTOS FROM $1,500. US 19 BY AIRPORT US 44, BY NAPA Low Payments 461-4518 & 795-4440 consignmentusa.org CADILLAC 04DeVille 66k mi, garaged Champagne, w/top + Gold Kit, $10,500 352-341-4949 CHEVY Impala V6, auto, ice cold AC, non smokers 100K mi $7,500 (352) 726-3093 CHRYSLER 06Sebring, Touring conv. 45K mi. newer tires, 6 cyl. white, tan top, loaded, mint, Sr owned $8,200 (352) 513-4257 CHRYSLER1995 LeBaron Convertible, runs well, needs some work, sold as is, $750. (352) 503-6031 Citrus Sale CenterWe buy/sell/trade clean pre-owned vehicles! 02 Ford Quad CabTruck F-150 Cab$4,999 02 Mazda Milllenia $5,400, 00, Ford Explorer 4 DR $3,800, 06 Grand Marquis $13,200 low miles Call 352-400-1038 DODGE 1996 Intrepid, $3,000 (352) 220-2511 LINCOLN Towncar, Signature, 37K miles, looks, drives even smells like new. $16,500. (352) 746-1184 LINCOLN 2006 Towncar, seabreeze green, extra nice, $10,500 (830) 534-1918 MERCEDES S420, blue book $11,500 sell $10K FIRM 1729 W. Gulf to lake Hwy, Lecanto MERCURY, Sable Station Wagon, V6, silver, very good cond 64K mi., Serious Only $5,100. (352) 270-4224 MITSUBIHI Eclipse SE 4cyl finan avail-consignment usa.org across from airport us 19 352-461-4518 OLDSMOBILE 1996 88 ...4 Doors, power locks and windows, a/c and heat, runs good. $1,100.00 352-400-5152 PLYMOUTH2000 Neon 152,734 miles. New battery, tires, belts, and recently tuned-up. $700 obo. 352-746-2476 or 352-601-0134(cell) PONTIAC SOLSTICE conv. 2006 mint con, loaded metallic green, blk int & top, std, 22k mi $15k (352) 795-6436eves TOYOTA P/U 1983excellent mechanical condition, has topper, new tires $1500 firm (352) 628-6515 Levy County Land CABIN ON 40 ACRES Hunting recreational in Gulf Hammock Mgt.. Area, well, pond, ATV trails $165K obo 352 795-2027/ 634-4745 Lots For Sale 48 lots 14 W.F. 1 gulf access 5 SMWs lots 3 lots impact fees pd. $425K, = less than $9K per lot (732) 996-3785 89 x 165 MOL, LOT Lucky Hills, Nice Residential Area $19,000/Offer Owner FiNance (352) 422-1916 Homosassa 1.6 Acres on Hwy 19 Wet Lands, next to Bowling Alley, $15,000 Owner Finance 352-621-1664 HOMOSASSA Wooded Lot on Lee Woods Drive, 112 x114ft River access, but not on river $7,000. 352-621-1664 SUGARMILL WOODS. BUILDING LOT ON OAK VILLAGE $20K firm 43 Vinca St (352) 726-9587 Boat Accessories BOAT TRAILER Fits up to 19 ft Bunk and roller, New lights, wheels, and break a way tongue for easy storage $500. 352-341-2149 New 6 gal Plastic gas tank $35 F t Island Marine Supply 9683 W. Ft Lsland Trailer (352) 436-4179 Boats CAROLINA SKIFF 17 ft 60HP, Yam. Bimini Top, elec. kick., CC, front deck seat $5,895. 352-637-5426 HOUSE BOAT 30 ft fiberglass, hrd wood flrs, & moreLive Aboard or enjoy weekends in Paradise $12,800(423) 320-3008 Kayak 12fiberglass weight 22lbs. open cock pit w/cover new paddles & life jacket New $1700 sell $475. (352) 637-4760 LUND 1978 15 FIBERGLASS Bass Boat w/Trailer. 30 horse Johnson. 60beam. Console Steer. 50# Trolling motor. Only needs new battery to run. First $1750 (firm) takes it. 352-341-0447. PROLINE 20 CC T-Top VHF, elect. New 135 Honda, 4S, new EZ Load trlr. $11,400 Extras (352) 257-1161 PROLINE 21 Cuddy, full transom, w/brack, 150 HP Yam., Bimini, VHF, porta pot, dep. finder, trailer $5K firm (352) 382-3298 STARCRAFT1995 Starcraft 20 Foot Pontoon with trailer. 75 Hp Mariner. Like new motor,cushions,bimini,steering and battery. $6750 (352) 794-3391 SUNFISH SAIL BOAT13 1989, Royal Trailer # ED148, new sails, $800 obo 609-231-8498 609-271-3994 WE HAVE BOATSGULF TO LAKE MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats (352)527-0555 boatsupercenter.com WE NEED BOATSSOLD AT NO FEEWORLD WIDE INTERNET EXPOSURE 352-795-1119Mercury Auth Parts and Service US 19 Crystal River (just north of the Mall) YACHTSMAN24 Pontoon 70 HP Ev. T/T, cust. trlr, bimini top, stored inside $3500 incls all gear (231) 852-0061 Recreation Vehicles 2001 38 ft Holiday Rambler, Cummings diesel,2 slides, fully loaded,sell or trade property $60000 859-814-3573 Bounder Fleetwood 32 1994 454 engine loaded, self contained,$9,750 352-795-6736 HITCHHIKER II LS 2008, 3 slides, excel cond. heat pump, deluxe pkg. too many extras to list $32,000. Dodge Truck also avail (636) 209-0308 Holiday Rambler ,38 7.5 gen.super slide, air lever, a/c susp. loaded call for details $41K (352) 746-9211 I Buy RVS Steve Henry, RV World of Hudson Inc.Since 1974. (888) 674-8376 (727) 514-8875 SUNSEEKER 29 ft. Class. C., nearly all options, generator, needs awning fabric, no smoke,33k mi. Reduce $24K, 464-0316 WINNEBAGO Adventurer 33 ft. 2 slides, CHA, all extras, low miles. non smoker. garaged $30,000 obo (352) 560-4246 Campers/ Travel Trailers 05 SUNNYBROOK 365th whl,2 slides,king bed,like new,heated tks, 60 amp service oak cab $33,400 352-382-3298 Inverness Homes 3BR, 3BA, Pool home, 2,000 sq.ft. $163,000 OR BEST OFFER 518 Poinsettia 352-860-0878. Homosassa Homes 3/2/2 Built 1986 On Acre, Remodeled above ground pool w/ deck BY OWNER 4141 S. Journey Point $185,000 813-477-6006 3/2/2, Built 2007 Newly Remodeled $88,000 100% Financing Avail. (352) 400-0230 Sugarmill Woods Buying or Selling REAL ESTATE,Let Me Work For You!BETTY HUNT, REALTOR ERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc.352 586-0139 hunt4houses68 @yahoo.com www.bettyhunts homes.com. Condo for Sale 2/2 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street(352) 503-3294 Citrus County Homes Best Time To Buy! I have lease options, owner financing Waterfront and foreclosures call Phyllis Strickland (352) 613-3503 TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 100% Financing Citrus Springs Homes 746-7990 DEB INFANTINE 3 HOMES SOLD In December I Need Listings! Real Estate!... its what I do.ERA American Realty Phone:(352) 726-5855 Cell:(352) 302-8046 Fax:(352) 726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com Michele Rose, Realtor Simply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc 352-726-1515 Condos For Sale INVERNESS 2/2/1 Superbly maintained, 1381 Sqft, Oak floors, Florida room, dining room, extra pantries, partially furnished. Pictures avail 631 Whispering Pines Blvd. 352-726-9983 INVERNESS Nice 2/2/1 new carpet tile & paint. Whispering Pines Villas furnished $69,900 (352) 726-8712 Waterfront Homes Join us to Pre-view Homes for sale Feb 28th &March 13th Office Open 7 Days a Week Lisa VanDeboe Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com PERFECT FLORIDA COTTAGE ON the MAIN LAKE, near the BIKE trail & downtown Inverness 1368 SQ FT renovated 2/2/2 720 Edgewater $189,500 www.crosslandrealty.c om 352 726 6644 Vacant Property CABIN ON 40 ACRES Hunting recreational in Gulf Hammock Mgt.. Area, well, pond, ATV trails $165K obo 352 795-2027/ 634-4745 Real Estate For Sale FARMS, LAND, COMMERCIAL UNIQUE & HISTORIC HOMES, SMALL TOWN COUNTRY LIFESTYLE OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989 LIFE IS BETTER WITH A PORCH www. crosslandrealty.com (352) 726-6644 Crossland Realty Inc. Forest Ridge 2 bedroom. 2 bath. This updated villa is totally move in ready and maintenance free! This beautiful 2/2/2 is located on a private lot and includes an optional membership to Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. The home includes all appliances, an eat in kitchen, a fully tiled great room, and a sun barrier paneled lanai. Home is within walking distance to the pool and club house. This property is a must see!! $95,900 352-746-0002 PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage Farms/Ranches & CommercialRichard (Rick) Couch, BrokerCouch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 344-8018 RCOUCH.com Pine Ridge Lot For Sale Pine Ridge sub. 3620 N. Stirrup Dr., 2.78 ac, horse trail on back side, wooded, for sale by owner. Google it! Make offer email@example.com 478.957.0211 Black Diamond Black Diamond/Lecant Owner Financing3/2/2.5 SS appls custom flooring,Hot Tub new outdoor kit. w covered lanai. Price to sell. $185K. (352) 527-3501 Citrus Hills Homes TERRA VISTA2+ /2/2 Maint Free, Open plan, up grades, ,Beautiful Sunsets, Owner Financ Avail $259 K (352) 746-6050 Hernando Homes 1 or 2BD ,1.5 BAcompletely remodeled 2 lots, 2 wells wkshop 2 sheds .Owner Financ $469/mo lake area 727-457-0850 3/2, Shed, Mfg. Home on 1.38 Acres, new flooring & upgraded appliances Paved Road $54,900. (352) 302-4057 ARBOR LAKES 55+ Comm.3/2/2 + Lg enclosed a/c porch, most pvt. location, Upgrades $169,900 (352) 726-7952 HERNANDO 3/2/2 Rent to Own $850 mo www.rickybobs.com 352-613-5818 Inverness Homes 3/2/2, I.G. &C.C.3k sf. new kit. lg closets, CHA, firepl. on golf course $129,900 no realtors 726-0652 HIGHLANDS Lrg.2/2-4 car garage pool, game room, mud room, on triple lot fenced. price to sell $65,500 (352) 564-4598 INVERNESS 55+ Park on the water w/5 piers for fishing & enjoyment, clubhouse, onsite shuffleboard and much more! Single wide 1 & 2 BR, starting @ $6,900. Lot rent $276/mo. H20 included. 3 mo. free rent with purchase. 352-476-4964 Lakefront Gospel Island Location Spacious 3/2/2 for rent $700/m or for sale..... 908-322-6529
C 12 W EDNESDAY, M ARCH 14, 2012 C LASSIFIEDS C ITRUS C OUNTY ( FL ) C HRONICLE Lien Notices 795-0314 WCRN 3/26 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Roberts Towing & Recovery gives intent of Sale on 03/26/2012 at9:00 a.m located at 1004 NE 95th St., Ocala, FL 34479 per Fla Statutes 713.78. We reserve the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. Cash Only. 2000 MAZD VIN# 1YVGF22C4Y5117735 Pub: March 14, 2012. 797-0314 WCRN 3/25 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned intends to sell the vehicle(s) below under Florida Statutes 713.78. The undersigned will sell at public sale by competitive bidding onthe premises where said vehicle(s) have been stored and which is located at Adams 24 Hr Towing 6403 W. Homosassa Trail, Homosassa,Citrus County, Florida the following: DateOfSale: 3/25/2012 1996 Performance trailer VIN# 40ZPP2214VPP42668 1997 Hurricane Boat (GDY1) VIN# GDYP5045G697 Purchase must be paid for at the time of sale in cash only. Vehicle(s) sold as is and must be removed at the time of sale. Sale is subject to cancellation in the event of settlement, between owner & obligated party. March 14, 2012. Lien Notices Lien Notices 798-0314 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE N O T I C E Finance Committee meetings of the Citrus County Hospital Board will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:00pm in the Citrus County Hospital Board offices located at 123 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness. The Citrus County Hospital Board offices are located within the building of the Law Office of Grant & Dozier, LLC to discuss: Approval of Minutes. Finance Report. Other. A regular meeting of the Citrus County Hospital Board will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:30pm in the Citrus County Hospital Board offices located at 123 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness. The Citrus County Hospital Board offices are located within the building of the Law Office of Grant & Dozier, LLC to discuss: Approval of Minutes. Citrus County Hospital Board Finance Committee Report. Foundation Governance Issues. Citrus County Hospital Board Committees Report. Other. Copies of the Agenda are available by calling the Citrus County Hospital Board at 352-419-6566. Any person wishing to appeal any decision made by this Board, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record must include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities should contact the Citrus County Hospital Board Office, 123 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, Florida, 34450 (352) 419-6566. March 14, 2012. Misc. Notices Misc. Notices Misc. Notices 791-0314 WCRN Field, Leona Carol 2011-CP-00774 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2011-CP-00774 IN RE: ESTATE OF LEONA CAROL FIELD Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Leona Carol Field, deceased, whose date of death was July 30, 2011 and whose Social Security Number is XXX-XX-7174, is pending in the circuit court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is March 7, 2012. Personal Representative: David Luley 21618 Crest Peak Way, Katy, Texas 77449 Attorney for Personal Representative: Courtney D. Durham, Esq. FL Bar No. 834041 P.O. Box 1913, Inverness, Florida 34453 Tel: (352) 586-9757 March 7 and 14, 2012. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration 793-0307 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE Personal Property of the following Tenants will be disposed of in accordance with Florida Statutes, Self Storage Facility Act, Sections 83-806 and 83-807: Tenants stored goods will be disposed of after this Public Notice has been published two times. This notice is published by A-1 Mini Storage located at 2070 Highway 44 West, Inverness, Florida 34452. Tenants may redeem their items only by paying cash or money order covering all total rent balances due as well as all late fees within 15 days from the date of the first publication notice in accordance with Florida Statutes. Unit 19 -Duory Soljour Unit 28 -David Robert Unit 39 -Maryann Gray Unit 41 -Stephanie Meier Unit 42 -Anastasia Spooner Unit 43 -Jessica Fistpatrick Unit 74 -Elizabeth Scordato Unit 83 -Frank Murphy Unit 87 -Sumpter/Sanchez March 7 and 14, 2012. Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices Self Storage Notices 2100-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-008 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6969 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: APACHE SHORES UNIT 13 LOT 13 BLK E NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: GARY A PUCKETT Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2101-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-009 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-5964 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CAMPBELL WOODS PLAT BK 11 PG 77LOT 21 DESC IN OR BK 671 PG 733 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: DALE NICHOLS, MICHELLE NICHOLS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2102-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-010 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1642 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 10 OF HOMOSASSA PB 1 PG 51 LOTS 12 & 13 BLK 338 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MAX A GASKINS, MAX ALEXANDER GASKINS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2103-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-0854 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LOT 18: FROM SW COR RUN N 0 DEG2M E 553 FT AL W BDRY, TH E 95.7 FT FOR POB,TH N 0 DEG 2M E 107 FT, TH E 95.7 FT, TH S 0DEG 2M W 107 FT, TH W 95.7 FT TO POB DESC INOR BK 441 PG 599 & OR BK 768 PG 1176 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ELIZABETH A MOYLES Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2104-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-012 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the 2105-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1581 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 8 OF HOMOSASSA LOTS 4, 5 & 6 BLK 292 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF FRED H SHAUAN, ESTATE OF FREDERICK HOWARD SHAUAN, RHODA L SHAUAN EST, FREDRICK HOWARD SHAUAN, RHODA L SHAUAN, FRED H SHAUNAN Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2106-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-015 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1635 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 10 OF HOMOSASSA LOT 6 BLK 333 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: PATRICIA ANN METZ, PATRICIA RESINGER, PATRICIA J RESINGER, TERRENCE L RESINGER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2107-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-016 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1643 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 10 OF HOMOSASSA LOT 5 BLK 339 DESC IN OR BK 548 PG 1648 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: STEVIE JO RICE THOMAS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2108-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-017 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1764 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: TOWN OF HOMOSASSA PB 1 PG 6 LOT8 BLK 66 EXC PRESC RD R/W NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JESSE GOOSLIN JR Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, 2109-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1872 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: GULF HWY LAND UNIT 10 UNREC SUBLOT 2D DESCR IN O R BK 242 PG 527 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARY H BALLARD, MARY BALLARD ESTATE Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2110-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-019 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-0941 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: TOWNSITE OF CRYSTAL PARK PB 1 PG 2 LOT 359 & N 50 FT OF LOT 360 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: STEVEN M AUSTAD Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2111-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-020 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-2266 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER HILLS UNIT 3 PB 3 PG 91 LOT 3 BLK G DESC IN OR BK 1328 PG 913 -TOGETHER WITH 1/64TH INT IN W 60 FT OF PARCEL #1 SEC 33-16-18 MORE FULLY DESCR IN OR BK 568 PG 1903 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ROBERT BRANNEN, SEDNA STONE Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2112-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-021 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6933 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: APACHE SHORES UNIT 5 LOTS 15 & 16 BLK 25 DESC IN OR BK 855 PGS 990 & 992 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF MONA LEE LINDALL Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2113-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-022 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-4434 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CITRUS SPGS UNIT 21 2114-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-023 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-2322 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: TOWN OF DUNNELLON PB PB 1 PG 23LOTS 755 & 756 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: FANNIE MAE REED EST, THELMA MCQUEEN, THELMA L MCQUEEN, FANNIE M REED Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2115-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-024 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-2319 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: TOWN OF DUNNELLON LOTS 738 & 739 EXC RD R/W TITLE IN OR BK 1865 PG 1203 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: GERALD A CLOUTIER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2116-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-025 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-4359 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CITRUS SPGS UNIT 21 PB 7 PG 73 LOT 1 BLK 1441 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: TORY HUNTER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2117-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-026 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-4374 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CITRUS SPGS UNIT 21 PB 7 PG 73 LOT 8 BLK 1447 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: DANA M BARNES, NATHAN S BARNES Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2118-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-027 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued 2119-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-028 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1594 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 8 PB 1 PG 49 OF HOMOSASSA LOT 2 BLK 322 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MH SERVICES OF CITRUS INC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2120-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-029 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-2294 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SUNKIST ESTS LOT 149 DESCR IN O R BK 126 PG 66 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JANE HARRISON, LT COL ROBERT B HARRISON Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2121-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-030 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8016 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: PRAIRIE CHANNEL UNREC SUB LOT 8 COM AT SW COR OF SEC 33-17-20 TN N 0 DEG 46M W AL W LN OF SD SEC 33 1299.78 FT TO NW COR OF SW1/4 OF SW1/4 OF SD SEC 33 TN N 89 D EG 34M 29S E 680.27 FT TN S 0 DEG 46M E PARALLEL TO W LN OF SD SEC 33 445.11 FT TN N 89 DEG 34M 29S E 141.72 FT, TN N 48 DEG 50M 50S E 195.27 FT TN N 60 DEG 58M 10S E 100 FT TN N 83 DEG 05M 20S E 107.93 FT TO POB TN N 81 DEG 15M 10S E 106.60 FT TN S 29 DEG 01M 20S E 12 2.44 FT MOL TO WTRS OF A CANAL TN S 79 DEG 19M 20S W A L SD WTRS 105.34 FT TO A PT THAT BEARS S 29 DEG 01M 20S E FROM POB TN N 29 DEG 01M 20S W 126.23 FT MOL TO POB DESC IN OR BK 1173 PG 837 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MALBEC II LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2122-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-031 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8420 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: MICKS SHADY REST PB 3 PG 41 LOT14 DESC IN OR BK 868 PG 1699 NAME IN WHICH AS2123-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-032 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8429 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LAKE TSALA GARDENS LOT 8 BLK A DESC IN OR BK 491 PG 155 & DC IN OR BK 563 PG973 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF ANTHONY L MCKIERNAN, ESTATE OF ANTHONY LEE MCKIERNAN, MERLE C MC KIERNAN, MERLE MCKIERNAN Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2124-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-033 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8506 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: INVERNESS HGLDS SOUTH LOTS 3 & 4 BLK 218 DESC IN OR BK 321 PG 731 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MARY FAMIGLETTI Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2125-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-034 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8512 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: INVERNESS HGLDS SOUTH PB 3 PG 51 LOTS 69 & 70 BLK 225 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JEFF K WEBBER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2126-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-035 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8674 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LAKE ESTS LTS 15 & 16 BLK 12 DESCR IN OR BK 570 PG 1351 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: CARLO BERGEN Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2127-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-036 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed 2128-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-037 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6121 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: GLEN FLORA ACRES UNREC SUB LOT 3 BLK C DESC IN OR BK 1258 PG 44 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BEVERLY ABRAMS, MILTON BROWN EST Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2129-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-038 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8687 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 2130-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-039 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8582 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: INVERNESS HGLDS SOUTH LOTS 80, 81 & 82 BLK 288 DESC IN OR BK 449 PG 549 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: EMERITA SANTIAGO, RAFAEL SANTIAGO Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2131-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-040 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8643 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LAKE ESTATES LOTS 4 & 5 BLK 3 DESCR IN O R BK 103 PG 170 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: EVERETT MANAGEMENT GROUP Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such 2132-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-041 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-9231 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: WITH LA POPKA ISL UNIT 2 PB 3 PG 128 LOT 17 BLK 17 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: STEPHEN PREVATT Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. 2133-0404 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION NO: 2012-042 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: CITRUS COUNTY The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8675 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LAKE ESTATES PB 3PG 135 LOTS 19 & 20 BLK 12 DESCR IN O R BK 615 PG 1361 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: EVERETT MANAGEMENT GROUP INC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LAKE ESTATES PB 3 PG 135 LOT 11BLK 18 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: OWEN K SMITH Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-8513 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: INVERNESS HGLDS SOUTH PB 3 PG 51 LOTS 8 & 9 BLK 226 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: SCOTT BENDER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. SESSED: ESTATE OF DONALD L SMITH, DONALD L SMITH Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-6944 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: APACHE SHORES UNIT 9 PB 4 PG 143 LOT 23 BLK 31 DESC IN OR BK 926 PG 227 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: TIMOTHY MORAN Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. PB 7 PG 73 LOT 22 BLK 1514 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: OWEN K SMITH Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1646 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 10 OF HOMOSASSA LOTS 14, 15 & 16 BLK 340 DESC IN OR BK 108 PG160 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: JOHN CARDENAS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012. erty described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on April 18, 2012 at 9:30 A.M. at www. citrus.realtaxdeed.com. Dated February 22, 2012 BETTY STRIFLER Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk March 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 2012.