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FEBRUARY 1, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 178 50 CITRUS COUNTYComing close: Warriors narrowly fall in title game /B1 www.chronicleonline.com HIGH78LOW60Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning SATURDAY INDEX Classifieds . . . .C9 Comics . . . . .C8 Crossword . . . .C7 Community . .C5, C6 Editorial . . . . .A8 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C8 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C7 State & Local: Nation & World: Religion:For the 19th year, Inverness has been named a Tree City USA./ A3 Obama said hes open to legalizing many immigrants, short of citizenship./ A10 Cupid is one of those myths that found its way into Jewish culture./ C1 World:Chinas troubled robotic moon rover has shut down for the lunar night./A6 Fire services a hot topic MATTHEW BECK/Chronicle fileCounty firefighters work to put out a blaze last year at a building outside the city limits, between Inverness and Floral City. The issue of the countys fire services MSBU is a hot topic between county government and the city of Inverness, while both sides attempt to hash out the details and find a solution that satisfies everyone. Inverness weighing options, unhappy with county-imposed MSBU City feels ambushedNANCYKENNEDY Staff writerINVERNESS The bottom line is this: A year from now, if theres a fire at Stumpknockers or Subway or St. James AME Church or any other business or private residence within the Inverness city limits, who is responsible for putting the fire out? Since last October, the city of Inverness and county government have been increasingly at odds trying to hash out the details regarding the future of fire services in the city of Inverness. At issue: the county-imposed Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) for fire services. Currently, county residents, excluding Crystal River and Inverness residents, pay a flat $54 fee per residential property parcel. Businesses pay according to square footage, plus a fee for the land. Crystal River is exempt because it has its own fire department and provides its own fire services to businesses and residents. Currently, the county provides fire services to the city of Inverness, as it has for decades, even though the city has not opted to join the MSBU. All county property owners excluding Crystal River pay a fire services tax. Inverness pays $250,000 per year. Domestic call leads to meth arrest A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerHERNANDO Deputy Bryan Vick thought he was responding to an altercation, but ended up uncovering a den of meth manufacturing. Jonathon Harold Bierman, 34, was arrested early Friday and charged with manufacturing meth with a child younger than 16 years old present, domestic battery, drug paraphernalia and possession of a chemical with the intent to manufacture a controlled substance. His bond is $200,500. According to Biermans arrest affidavit, when Vick arrived at the site of the altercation, he immediately noticed, on a back porch, a bottle of muriatic acid and pieces of cut lithium batteries. The deputy recognized the items as ingredients used to manufacture meth. He also reportedly observed several one-pot cooks in the yard. The sheriffs offices Tactical Impact Unit detectives were called to the location. Bierman reportedly gave detectives permission to search the residence, which led to officials uncovering ingredients and equipment used to make methamphetamine. Authorities also called the hazardous materials response team because of the lithium shavings and muriatic acid found at the scene. Bierman told investigators that during an argument with a woman at the residence, he grabbed her purse, yanking on it hard enough to pull the woman from a couch. Bierman is also accused of grabbing Jonathon Biermancharged with manufacturing meth. Thats the longest any breed has been top dog since the organizations 1884 founding. German shepherds, golden retrievers, beagles and bulldogs are holding steady in the top-five pack, with Yorkshire terriers, boxers, poodles, Rottweilers and dachshunds continuing to round out the leading 10, which mirrors last year. But the comical French bulldog is newly on their heels after a decade-long popularity spurt. Surpassing the poodles 22-year reign some decades ago, the Lab has proliferated as a congenial, highly trainable dog that was developed to fetch game but has readily taken on other roles: searchand-rescue aid, therapy dog, competitor in canine sports and all-around family pet. The rankings reflect newly registered dogs, mostly puppies. The AKC doesnt release exact numbers, but estimates its registry has included more than 40 million purebred dogs over its history. Shih tzus and Chihuahuas have dropped out of the top 10, while Rottweilers and bulldogs have marched in. Labrador retrievers top dog for 23 years Bill Dunkle: Reluctant hero NANCYKENNEDY Staff writerHOMOSASSA George Madlock of Pine Bluff, Ark., will never forget William Leroy Bill Dunkle, who died Jan. 1 at age 79. Madlock met Dunkle in March 1952 when they were both assigned to the Company K 38th Regiment of the 2nd Infantry Division, both Army soldiers sent to fight in Korea. In a letter to Dunkles wife Shirley, Madlock writes: We were on line in Kumwa Valley, North Korea. A short time later, we went on night patrol. We had gone a long distance from our lines, and it was past midnight (when) suddenly we were ambushed by an enemy patrol. Bill and I were with a Cpl. Owens. Dunkles brave actions that night helped the rest of the squad to reach safety. Owens was killed and Dunkle was wounded. That was the last I saw of him, even though he came back to Company K. I cant help but remember being so puzzled, why they would send a 17year-old who wore glasses into combat. I got my answer on March 31, 1952, in Kumwa Valley, North Korea. Could Bill Dunklewas awarded two purple hearts in the Korean War. See MSBU/ Page A5 See DUNKLE/ Page A2 See METH/ Page A2 1. Labrador retriever 2. German shepherd 3. Golden retriever 4. Beagle 5. Bulldog 6. Yorkshire terrier 7. Boxer 8. Poodle 9. Rottweiler 10. DachshundThe AKCs most popular dogs list in 2013From wire reports Associated PressNEW YORKIts puppy love for the record books: The Labrador retriever was the nations most popular dog breed last year for a 23rd year in a row, the American Kennel Club announced Friday.
it be? Im alive today because of Bill. I never forgot Bill and thought of him so many times. Then 45 or so years later I was able to get in touch with him. We would meet every year at the Company K reunion ... and we talked every week. Thank you, Bill Dunkle. Ill never forget you. Born and raised in Wildcat, a little town in Pennsylvania, at 17, Bill Dunkle ran away from home to join the Army. His parents wouldnt sign for him, so he found an uncle who would. We were kids together, said Shirley, his wife of 55 years. Our parents played cards together and made ice cream, every Saturday night. After Dunkle moved away, he still kept in touch with Shirley. He continued to write to her while in the service. When hed come home it was the uniform, she said. He looked good in his uniform. They married when she was 20 and he was 24. They had three sons who each died tragically when they were young. For his service in Korea, Bill Dunkle was awarded two Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars. During a battle, one of his buddies was captured, but later escaped and reunited with Dunkle, who had been wounded in a fire fight. They returned to the barracks and Dunkle was sent by helicopter to a field hospital, then to Japan. Less than a month later he was back in combat, at his own request, because his buddies were there, said Dunkles friend Frank Registarto. The second time he was shot while helping someone, he said. He said that in the battle when the corporal was killed, he was put in charge, although he didnt want to be he was just a corporal himself. He was a hero, but he didnt want to be, said longtime friend Priscilla Provencher. Registarto added that Dunkle didnt talk about his war experiences until about five years ago. It took a lot for him to talk about it, he said. Bill Dunkle was a quiet man, but with a dry sense of humor. An only child, he was a loner, even in a crowd. He rode and raced motorcycles, and when he rode in a group, he preferred being in the rear. Hed often ride to the national cemetery in Bushnell alone, Registarto said. He had friends from his unit buried there, and he would go and visit their graves, he said. But Dunkle also loved having a good time square dancing, water skiing, parachuting out of planes, boating on the Connecticut River. One time, while vacationing in Bermuda with his wife and Provencher and her husband, they rented scooters. However, after Provencher couldnt figure out how to maneuver hers, she hopped on the back of Dunkles and he took off flying. He was always careful and precise when he rode, but he was also fast, because he raced motorcycles, she said. Next thing she knew, they were going right between two trucks, with Provencher screaming. Then we stopped in traffic next to a very proper British woman wearing a fancy hat and he says to her, I like your helmet. She gave him a big smile, she said. Bill had no fear. Dunkle spent his career in commercial refrigeration. He was mechanically talented, could fix anything. In his Connecticut neighborhood, seemingly all of the neighbors had his number on speed dial. One day he brought home an old green piano that was discarded on the side of the road, took it apart and put it back together and it worked. Registarto said he and Dunkle were motorcycle buddies and bowling friends. Hed lazily roll the ball and give it his special hook, and hed hit the pins every time, he said. And every time wed go anywhere, he had to stop for McDonalds coffee. Mrs. Dunkle received the letter from Madlock the day before her husbands memorial service, Jan. 17, but had forgotten it at home. Thats why I called theChronicle, Registarto said. It moved us all to tears, and we wanted people to know that Bill had done this.A2SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL/STATE Lic. & Insured POOLS AND PAVERS 000H97R Copes Pool & Pavers YOUR INTERLOCKING BRICK PAVER SPECIALIST More Photos on our Facebook page 527-0012 72 HOUR BLIND FACTORY FAUX WOOD BLINDS, TOP TREATMENTS DRAPERY, SHADES, SHUTTERS VERTICALS The Savings Are Yours Because The Savings Are Yours Because The Factory Is Ours! The Factory Is Ours! B LIND S 1657 W. GULF TO LAKE HWY LECANTO 2012 2012 2012 2012 www.72-hourblinds.com WELL MEET OR BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE 000H1RL 1/2 mi. South of the Fairgrounds 4000 S. F LORIDA A VE ., (U.S. 41 S) I NVERNESS F LORIDA 34450 Dudleys Auction & Maine-ly Real Estate Central Floridas Most Diverse Auction Company BE SURE TO WATCH THE WEBSITE FOR UP-TO-DATE PHOTOS www.dudleysauction.com Absentee and phone bids always accepted 352-637-9588 Personal Property sold together w/Dudleys Auction AB1667. 12% Buyers Premium w/2% discount cash or check. The Real Estate by Main-ly Real Estate-Christine Dudley Lic RE Broker #381384. AU#4239. For real estate inquires contact Chris @ 352-344-9588, Bob Brittain @ 813-317-8007. Dimensions are approximate. Dudleys Auction 000H9PP SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2: ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE AUCTION PREVIEW: 10AM AUCTION: 1PM This auction contains 500+ cataloged lots of fine & antique furniture, tremendous amount of listed a rt inc. Highwaymen & others, estate, gold & costume jewelry, coins, pottery, crystal, Hummels & Lladros, Royal Doultons, sterling, Country French & provincial furniture, Oak & mahogany & oriental. Primitives, crocks, rugs, Venetian Glass, AND the 1st 100 items will be offered up for bidding online as well as live here at auction gallery This is a great monthly auction. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6: ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (outside) 3PM (inside) approx. 6PM Two auctions in one day. Several estates with quality items...Outside table after table, row after row of household, tools, garage items and money just waiting to be made. INSIDE always great estate furniture, quality items from appliances to decorator pieces. Many new in the box items and great value. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13: ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (outside) 3PM (inside) approx. 6PM Two auctions in one day. Pics added Monday & Tuesday. As we unload the trucks and explore what will be for this week. Be sure to check the website for information on the fresh to the market estate merchandise ou tside and inside, you will find furniture, new items, appliances, jewelry, coins, and more. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15: MORRISTON On Site Construction Asset Liquidation Auction PREVIEW: 8AM AUCTION: 9AM 24030 NW 27th St Morriston FL 32668 Complete Shop Contents, Trailers, Materials, & Equipment of Harold Collins Nail Driver a commercial movie set building company. This important sale contains multiple quantities as Mr. Collins ran multiple crews for simultaneous projects throughout the state. Items: 2 Wells Cargo 24 Trailers, eq uipment trailer, 2 golf carts, Chainsaws, Compound Miters, Speed Air 100 pcs. Power & Pneumatic Tools By Petercastle, Milwau kee & Delta Framing & Finish Guns, Circular, Band & Table Saws, Ladders, Pipe & Bar Clamps, Portable Lighting, Shovels, Rakes, Sledges, Swedge Tools, Sump Pumps, lg Shop Fans, Metal Cabinets, 1000 s of Feet of Air Hoses, Compressors, Come Alongs, Copper Electrical Wire Breaker Boxes, Switches, & Ha rdw are of all Types, Cabinetry, 120+ Feet of Pallet Racking, 300+ 16 2x4 s, Sheets of Plywood, Lumber, 3 Piece Hitch Implements, Portable Quonset Structure, plus much more. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20: ESTATE ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (outside) 3PM (inside) approx. 6PM Two auctions in one day. Pics added Monday & Tuesday. This weekly auction you find furniture, new items, appliances, jewelry, coins, and more. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21: REAL ESTATE AUCTION PREVIEW: 9AM AUCTION: 10AM Beverly Hills Home ~ 6 N. Tyler Street, Beverly Hills FL 34465 Must be Sold to Settle Estate 2 bed, 2 bath..1142 sq. ft. under roof home with large living room, formal dining room, eat in kitchen, enclosed lanai & screened lanai, central a/c heat, large utility shed, fenced yard, carport, concrete drive, assessed value $33,780, 2012 taxes $565.65w/ homestead ex. Altkey: 1464293 Great rental, investment, retirement living or first home! SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22: 40-50 & 60s GLASS & POTTERY AUCTION PREVIEW: 9AM AUCTION: 10AM Live & On-line Box after box filled form a lifetime collection of Depression, Jadeite, Ballerina, Fi esta, everything from Elegant to Mid Century. Pottery includes Roseville, VanBriggle, Weller, McCoy, Hall, Hull and a HUGE glass flower frog collection Be sure to watch the website. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27: WALK ABOUT ADVENTURE AUCTION PREVIEW: 12PM AUCTION: (outside) 3PM As we prepare for the Antique Auction we set up the exterior as a walk about and the interior center is lined with Estate furniture and antiques groupings. Tables filled as we walk down and sell. Pics added Monday & Tuesday. PLEASE NOTE : We are always available to discuss the opportunity to liquidate a collection or sell a single items Please call for a confidential appointment to evaluate and discuss which of our services will best fit your need s. Information is availa ble for consigning in our Specialty Auctions ie: Sports Memorabilia, Estate Firearms, Pottery, and Antiq ue Dolls & Toys. the woman by the throat and causing bruising. He admitted to shoving the woman and said he has hit her on numerous occasions. Bierman also admitted that he has been manufacturing meth for more than a year and has done it at the residence on several occasions with a 13year-old girl present in the house. The teen is only in the house two days out of the week. Bierman reportedly told investigators he would mix his meth refuse in with regular household trash to be hauled off. Many meth manufacturers normally burn their garbage in burn piles. When investigators spoke to the woman/alleged battery victim, she told them she was scared of Bierman and that he would force her to smoke meth with him even though she disliked the drug. She also acknowledged buying cold medicine (another meth ingredient) while under duress from Bierman. Bierman was arrested and transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. Special to the Chronicle A Citrus County Sheriffs Fire Rescue HazMat crew member handles hazardous chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine. METHContinued from Page A1 DUNKLEContinued from Page A1 Arrests Lester Thomas Jr., 49, of South Marsha Terrace, Homosassa, at 3:35 p.m. Jan. 30 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from original charges of possession of a firearm by a felon, organized fraud, dealing in stolen property, grand theft and false verification of ownership to a pawn broker. According to his arrest affidavit, Thomas was already incarcerated at the Citrus County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. Bond was denied. Devon Smith, 19, of East Mercury Street, Inverness, at 3:15 p.m. Jan. 30 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of burglary of a structure. Bond was denied. Candice Shade, 30, of West Roadrunner Court, Homosassa, at 9:13 p.m. Jan. 30 on misdemeanor charges of drug paraphernalia and unknowingly driving while license was suspended. According to her arrest affidavit, Shade was stopped for failing to maintain a single lane of traffic. A black digital scale was found in her possession, and a white powdery substance on top of the scale tested positive for cocaine. Bond $1,000. Dale Austin, 50, of West Green Acres Street, Homosassa, at 9:45 p.m. Jan. 30 on a felony charge of burglary to an unoccupied structure and misdemeanor charges of petit theft and resisting an officer without violence. According to his arrest affidavit, Austin is accused of breaking into a victims home and taking items from a safe, including $20 in cash. During questioning, Austin reportedly gave a false name. Bond was denied. Benjamin Dick, 23, of Crystal River, at 3:30 a.m. Jan. 31 on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly intoxication. According to his arrest affidavit, Dick is accused of being involved in a verbal disturbance at the Racetrac in Crystal River. Bond $150. Lawrence Heater III, 45, of South Trellis Drive, Homosassa, at 6 a.m. Jan. 31 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of two counts of battery. According to his arrest affidavit, Heater was being detained at the Pasco County Detention Facility at the time of his arrest. He was then transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility. Bond was denied. Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeBurglaries A vehicle burglary was reported at 8:39 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the 3600 block of N. Laurelwood Loop, Beverly Hills. A commercial burglary was reported at 11:07 a.m. Jan. 30 in the 600 block of Oak St., Inverness. A residential burglary was reported at 5:47 p.m. Jan. 30 in the 6200 block of S. Gross Ave., Homosassa.Thefts An auto theft was reported at 7:06 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the 9100 block of E. Point OWoods Drive, Inverness. An auto theft was reported at 9:49 a.m. Jan. 30 in the 6000 block of W. Grant St., Homosassa. A petit theft was reported at 1:18 p.m. Jan. 30 in the 2100 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 4:56 p.m. Jan. 30 in the 3600 block of E. Squaw Valley Drive, Hernando. A grand theft was reported at 4:57 p.m. Jan. 30 in the 5800 block of W. Oaklawn St., Homosassa.Vandalism A vandalism was reported at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the 5500 block of N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills. For the RECORD ON THE NET For more information about arrests made by the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, go to www.sheriffcitrus.org and click on the Public Information link, then on Arrest Reports. For the Record reports are also archived online at www.chronicle online.com. State BRIEFS GOP demands apology over news segmentTALLAHASSEE The Republican Party of Florida is demanding a South Florida television station apologize after it aired a graphic that referred to the party as the Reprehensive Party of Florida. Party Chairman Lenny Curry wrote NBC affiliate WTVJs management Friday complaining about how the name was used while the station showed images of a GOP political ad during a story about the governors race. Later Friday, Mike Vasilinda of Capitol News Service apologized to the party and said his Tallahassee-based news production company was responsible for the error. He said an employee made the mistake while transcribing handwritten notes and was fired after the error was discovered. The station apologized in a written statement and planned an on-air apology during Friday evenings newscast.Professors charged by SEC in complex schemeTALLAHASSEE The Securities and Exchange Commission says two college professors were running a complex scheme that resulted in more than $400,000 in illegal profits. The SEC charged Gonul Colak and Milen Kostov on Friday. The two men have agreed to settle the charges by paying more than $670,000. Colak is an assistant finance professor at Florida State University. Kostov was a professor at the College of Engineering jointly run by FSU and Florida A&M University. An FSU official said Kostov left the college in 2012. FSU had been unaware of the investigation until Friday and the school was now looking into it. An attorney for Colak told the Tallahassee Democrat that his client did not knowingly violate the law but opted to settle the charges to avoid an expensive legal battle.State Supreme Court turns down Ryces killerTALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court is rejecting final appeals from the man who kidnapped, raped and murdered 9year-old Jimmy Ryce on his way home from school almost 20 years ago. Juan Carlos Chavez, 46, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Feb. 12 for the Sept. 11, 1995 murder in a rural area in Miami-Dade County. Chavez tried to raise questions about Floridas lethal injections procedures and was seeking public records to bolster his case. The high court unanimously rejected the arguments and stated that many of them mirrored objections raised by another Death Row inmate. The murder of Ryce horrified the state and led to the passage of the Jimmy Ryce Act, which allows authorities to commit dangerous sexual predators to mental institutions once they have completed their prison terms. From wire reports
Around theSTATE Citrus CountyMotorcyclist dies a day after crashA Hudson motorcyclist died a day after sustaining serious injuries in a crash in southwestern Citrus County. David Donald Volturno, 33, crashed his 2013 Honda motorcycle as he tried to avoid a collision with a vehicle driven by David G. Jaskey, 56, of Jefferson, Iowa, according to a preliminary report by the Florida Highway Patrol. At 11:14 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, Jaskey was eastbound exiting a Shell gas station parking lot at U.S. 19 and Miss Maggie Drive and Volturno was traveling southbound on U.S. 19 in the outside lane. Volturno reportedly attempted unsuccessfully to make an evasive maneuver to the inside lane to avoid a collision, but in doing so overturned the motorcycle on the road. Volturno was transported to Bayonet Point Regional Medical Center with serious injuries and died the following day from injuries sustained during the crash. An investigation of the crash continues.Central Democrats meeting setThe Central Citrus Democratic Club will meet at noon Saturday, Feb. 8, at Central Ridge Library, 425 W. Forest Ridge Blvd, Beverly Hills. All registered Democrats are welcome to attend. The annual election of officers is the main topic for this meeting.Hospice sets training sessionsHospice of Citrus County Volunteer Services will provide orientation and patient support training from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Hospice of Citrus County Wings Education Center, 8471 W. Periwinkle Lane, Suite A, Homosassa. Volunteer orientation provides an overview of Hospice philosophy and history.Participants will become acquainted with services provided by Hospice of Citrus County, become familiar with the concept of palliative care and learn the importance of confidentiality. Patient support training will also be offered for individuals interested in working with patients.Teens and students are encouraged to attend. Volunteering for Hospice of Citrus County will provide community service hours for the Bright Futures Scholarship and other academic needs. To register to attend volunteer orientation, call Debra at 352-621-1500.BrooksvilleDeputies save choking mans lifeTwo Hernando County Sheriffs Office deputies were in the right place at the right time when they stopped at a Sunoco station in Brooksville for a soda. Early Friday, deputies Vincent Mascitelli and Gregory Locke were leaving the store when they saw a woman waving her hands and yelling for help at the gas pump. As they approached the woman, they saw a man holding his throat with both hands and turning pale. Mascitelli performed the Heimlich maneuver while Locke called for help. As the deputy performed the third abdominal thrust, the food blocking the mans airway dislodged. The victim and his wife declined further treatment once the man started breathing normally. The deputies said the couple repeatedly thanked them for saving his life. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Inverness is once again named a Tree City USANANCYKENNEDY Staff writerINVERNESS Its official. The city of Inverness loves trees. For the 19th year, the city has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, joining more than 3,400 other communities across the nation. To be recognized as a Tree City USA, a community must meet four standards: have a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a community forestry program with an annual budget of at least $2 per capita and have an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. Florida Arbor Day is the third Friday in January. National Arbor Day this year is April 25. This past year, the city of Inverness welcomed a number of trees, including the short, squat cabbage palmettos and the tall Canary Island date palms in the median of North Apopka Avenue as part of its Bicycle Boulevard project and about 10 live oaks on the banks of Cooter Pond. This coming year we plan to plant more live oaks in Liberty Park, said Katie Cottrell, Inverness public works director. The trees out there are aging and we want to bring in some new, fresh trees out there. The citys 2013 tree budget was $50,318.72, which includes tree planting and initial care, maintenance, removal and management, which includes education.Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at 352-564-2927 email@example.com NANCY KENNEDY /ChronicleFor the 19th year, the city of Inverness has been designated a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Among the trees recently planted by the city are the squat cabbage palmettos and tall Canary Island date palms in the median on North Apopka Avenue. Sheriffs office warns of new scam Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Sheriffs Office (CCSO) is warning residents of a new scam that is coming through the mail. Its a letter from Global Investments Inc. out of Canada notifying the recipient they have just won the International Shoppers Lotto Powerball. A check, which looks authentic, is also included in the letter. The CCSO has been experiencing an increase in reports of citizens receiving this type of letter. The scam works as follows: A citizen will receive a letter in the mail from Global Investments Inc. which has a letter with the title Heritage Financial Group on the top. This letter states the recipient is a declared winner of the International Shoppers Lotto Powerball. Included is a check from the Silicon Valley Bank in Palo Alto, Calif. This check amount can range from $3,000 to $5,000. The letter includes instructions to call a claim agent and pay the government taxes on your winnings. The claim agent tells the recipient to deposit the check at their bank and call him/her back. The claim agent tells the recipient to mail him/her a check to cover the government taxes, which is approximately $1,895. Once the check is mailed, the claim agent stops payment on the original check, which the recipient has already deposited into their account. If you receive a letter like this, do notcall the claim agent named in the letter and do notcash the check. So far, everyone who has received a letter figured out it was a scam, so no losses have occurred. With fraud cases like these, the jurisdiction for prosecution lies outside of Citrus County and the CCSO can only provide an informational report to the agencies working with the financial institutions and their customers. The CCSO is asking people who are receiving these letters to remember that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you feel that you have had a similar experience, call the Citrus County Sheriffs Office at 352-726-4488. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleWorkers were putting the finishing touches on the Cutler Spur Boulevard road project Friday. Crystal River City Manager Andy Houston said bad weather in the past few days hampered efforts to conclude work on the nearly yearlong road improvement project, but that the contractors are committed to working today to finish paving. Houston said after that, except for occasional minor work on the road, it should be ready for traffic. Work on the road began in March 2013 to improve the vertical alignment, add drainage retention areas, improve the drainage collection system, replace utilities, widen the roadway and add a 10-foot-wide walking and biking path. The projects estimated cost is $2.6 million. Finish line is near for Cutler Spur Boulevard road project First-time homebuyer class offered Special to the ChronicleCitrus County Housing Services is offering First Time Homebuyers classes to interested individuals from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. Saturday, Feb.8, at the Citrus County Resource Center, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court, Lecanto. There is no charge to attend these sessions, but you must reserve a seat. Participants who attend the entire session will receive a certificate of completion that is required for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program and other first-time homebuyer assistance programs. The class will encompass the entire homebuying process, from preparing credit and finances, to shopping for a home, home inspection, fair housing, available loan products, loan approval and closing. A variety of industry professionals will be present and answer questions throughout the session. This session is sponsored by Citrus County Housing Services and Community Housing Partners. No child care is available. Lunch will be provided by TD Bank. Call Jen Pollard at 352527-7522 or Pat Wilkerson at 352-527-7526 or email Jennifer.Pollard@bocc. citrus.fl.us to register. Any persons who require a special accommodation (ADA) for accessibility must let the organizers know at least 72 hours in advance. TTY is available by calling 352-527-5901.
Birthday You wont need to take any idle time this year. You will be focused and prepared to meet every demand that you face. You will have no trouble achieving whatever it is that you set out to do. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Do not allow anyone to play with your heart or call your emotional stability into question. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Secret encounters may lead to a thrilling adventure. Be cautious about sharing details about private affairs. Aries (March 21-April 19) You may have an unrealistic idea about your environment and your current position. Be sure that youre clear about your range of obligations. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Emotional deception may lead you down the wrong path. You must face whatever is at the heart of the matter if you want to put it right. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Its best not to promise anything that you cant actually deliver. You are prone to spending too much right now. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Your lover may feel the need to resort to emotional blackmail if you have been neglecting his or her needs. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Be careful what you say to your colleagues today, or they may misinterpret you. Think carefully about your reactions. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Children may choose to fib about their whereabouts today. Traveling will work out well, whether for business or pleasure. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Problems with gas, oil or water in your home may mess up your day. Be careful if you choose to fix your own appliances. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Bureaucratic delays may cause anxiety today. Get all of your papers in order carefully. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) A business trip may lead to a new opportunity. Be willing to make any move that will broaden your horizons. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Offering goods or services may be a way to make a bit of extra cash.TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2014. There are 333 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 1, 1960, four black college students began a sit-in protest at a Woolworths lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., where theyd been refused service. On this date: In 1861, Texas voted to leave the Union at a Secession Convention in Austin. In 1896, Puccinis opera La Boheme premiered in Turin. In 1922, in one of Hollywoods most enduring mysteries, movie director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles home; the killing has never been solved. In 1968, during the Vietnam War, South Vietnams police chief (Nguyen Ngoc Loan) executed a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to the head. In 1994, Jeff Gillooly, Tonya Hardings ex-husband, pleaded guilty in Portland, Ore., to racketeering for his part in the attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan in exchange for a 24month sentence and a $100,000 fine. In 2003, the space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry, killing all seven of its crew members. Ten years ago: A stampede during the annual Muslim pilgrimage in Mina, Saudi Arabia, killed at least 251 worshippers. Five years ago: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 to win Super Bowl XLIII. Rafael Nadal held off Roger Federer to win the Australian Open, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-2. One year ago: Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch died at age 88. Todays Birthdays: Singer Don Everly is 77. Lisa Marie Presley is 46. Comedian-actor Pauly Shore is 46. Actor Michael C. Hall is 43. Actresssinger Heather Morris (TV: Glee) is 27. Thought for Today: Courage is doing what youre afraid to do. There can be no courage unless youre scared. Eddie Rickenbacker, American war hero (1890-1973). 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Please recycle your newspaper.www.chronicleonline.com Published every Sunday through Saturday By Citrus Publishing Inc.1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429Phone 352-563-6363POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Citrus County Chronicle1624 N. MEADOWCREST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER, FL 34429 PERIODICAL POSTAGE PAID AT INVERNESS, FL SECOND CLASS PERMIT #114280 CITRUSCOUNTY Florida' s BestCommunity Newspaper Serving Floridas Best Community ENTERTAINMENT Monet painting part of NYC copper heiress auctionNEW YORK A New York City auction house said paintings by Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir are among 400 items that will be sold from a reclusive copper heiress private trove this spring. The Huguette Clark collection sale at Christies comes after a feud over her estate was settled in the fall. Some of pieces were acquired by her father, a Montana copper king and senator who founded Las Vegas. Monets Water Lilies is estimated to bring $25 million to $35 million. Another masterpiece in the sale is Renoirs Young Women Playing Badminton. It has a presale estimate of $10 million to $15 million. Both will be offered May 6.Officer investigated over Bieber photo attemptMIAMI A South Florida officer is under investigation for attempting to take a photograph of Justin Bieber while he was in custody on DUI and other charges. Miami Beach police Sgt. Bobby Hernandez confirmed Friday that a female officer is being investigated for possible conduct unbecoming an officer. Punishments can range from a verbal reprimand to termination. The officers name wasnt released. Bieber was arrested Jan. 23 during what police describe as an illegal street drag race. In addition to driving under the influence, the 19-year-old pop singer was charged with resisting arrest and having an invalid drivers license. He has pleaded not guilty. Police said the officer attempted to photograph Bieber while he was in a temporary holding cell, and a higher-ranking officer intervened to stop the attempt.Sienna Miller testifies at UK phone hacking trialLONDON Actress Sienna Miller said she had a brief encounter with James Bond star Daniel Craig, but insists a British tabloid misconstrued the nature of the relationship based on a hacked voicemail message. Miller told Britains phonehacking trial on Friday that she probably did leave a message for Craig that ended I love you. But she said it was not some incredibly important declaration of love because she always signed off to family and friends that way. Miller testified by video link from New Orleans at the trial of several former News of the World staff. In recent days the trial has focused on evidence from a former reporter who said he hacked Craigs phone and used the I love you message as the basis of stories about a CraigMiller affair. From wire reports Associated PressWater Lilies, by French impressionist painter Claude Monet, is part of the Huguette Clark collection that is scheduled to be offered at auction May 6 in New York. A4SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 000HA6C in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Fictitious Name Notices C14 Surplus Property C14
If Inverness joins the MSBU, the citys share would be $349,000, for a total of $599,000 for fire services. According to a statement from Sheriff Jeff Dawsy, revenues from the MSBU will have a direct impact on the fire services the city receives.With this funding, the Inverness Fire Station, which receives the most calls in the entire county, will receive an additional firefighter and critical, life-saving equipment, which would in turn ensure faster response times for residents that live within the city limits of Inverness. From the citys point of view, the growing conflict between the city and the county, including the sheriffs office which oversees county fire services is not the MSBU itself, but the way it was presented. City officials feel they were ambushed at the Oct. 15, 2013, Inverness City Council meeting when the county gave a presentation that ended with Dawsy telling council members if Inverness does not choose to join with the county in the MSBU, Inverness will need to find another fire services provider or create its own fire department at a cost that far exceeds the citys share of the MSBU. They passed the MSBU and then came to us and said, This is it do it. We didnt have the opportunity to have any input, said Inverness City Manager Frank DiGiovanni. Council President Linda Bega added, We shouldve been in it from the beginning so we would know how to plan for this and what to expect. We shouldnt have been given an ultimatum. From the countys point of view, the city not joining the MSBU, yet benefiting from county fire services, creates an inequity why should Joe Smith in Lecanto pay when Inverness resident John Does house burns down if Mr. Doe doesnt pay when Mr. Smiths home in Lecanto catches fire? One of the concerns of Inverness council members is the potentially excessive financial burden on city businesses. However, as County Administrator Brad Thorpe recently told the Chronicleeditorial board, the city has flexibility as to how the MSBU is paid. It could be partially or wholly paid out of the city budget without excessively burdening residents or businesses just as long as the $349,000 is paid. Thorpe also said, If they dont pay the bill, the board (of county commissioners) has to take it out of the general fund to pay for it. They cannot not pay it because if they dont pay it, its not equitable to the payers of the MSBU. Commission Chairman John JJ Kenney said they could end up suing the city of Inverness. However, the county is not actively pursuing legal action, according to county spokeswoman Tobey Phillips. At the Jan. 21 Inverness City Council meeting, City Attorney Larry Haag advised the council, State law does not require us to join in an MSBU created by the county ... No court in this land can order a legislative body to enact any particular law. That is up to this council and its judgment. So I find these threats (of a lawsuit) to be pretty hollow. On Friday, County Attorney Kerry Parsons said its true the city cannot be sued for not joining the fire MSBU. That being said, the city does need to pay its fair share of the fire services, Parsons said, clarifying Commissioner Kenneys statement to the editorial board. The lawsuit option is not for non-joining, but for nonpayment, if that ever comes to pass. Meanwhile, the city of Inverness is weighing all options for fire services, which includes joining the MSBU. There are a number of options; thats just one of them, DiGiovanni said. As always, the city of Inverness will weigh the facts, look at the variables and proceed in the best interest of the businesses and residents. ... Our priority is to preserve and protect the interests of the community. We have to make sure that things are made affordable, attainable and of sufficient service levels to meet the needs of the community. A time limit has not been given for Inverness to comply or find other sources of fire service. A meeting between representatives from the city, county and the sheriffs office/fire services is scheduled for Feb. 7. One thing all parties involved do agree on is that the safety and wellbeing of citizens will not be jeopardized or sacrificed. I am confident that after further conversations with the city of Inverness, we will bring a resolution to this issue and continue to provide quality fire services to the residents of Inverness, Dawsy said. As we work towards an acceptable solution with city officials, we want to assure the residents of the city that their safety will not be jeopardized and will always be this agencys top priority. Contact Chronicle reporter Nancy Kennedy at 352-564-2927 or nkennedy @chronicleonline.com.STATE/LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 A5 Sunshine For Your Loved One Our Story + Your Story = 311 NE 4th Ave. Crystal River Assisted Living Facility Lic. # 12230 www.sgwseniors.com (352) 563-0235 Our compassionate staff is ready to help. Assisted Living just got a whole lot better. Call us today! We want to share our story, More importantly, we want to hear YOUR STORY. 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FREE Consultation With the Dentist Senior Citizens Discount (Ask For Details) Value $ 215 EXAM, X-RAYS & CLEANING ALL INCLUSIVE IMPLANTS $ 1,995 000H91U MSBUContinued from Page A1 Jeff Dawsysays revenue from MSBU will directly impact fire services Inverness receives. Frank DiGiovannisays city will weigh the facts. Associated PressWINTER PARK Lt. Chuck Nadd knew something was up when Anheuser-Buschs private jet flew him from Fort Drum in New York to his hometown in central Florida within hours of his return from a tour in Afghanistan in early January. The 24-year-old Army helicopter pilot and operations officer had been told he was on a public affairs assignment to give a speech to a Veterans of Foreign Wars group in his hometown. But when he got to downtown Winter Park, hundreds of residents, relatives, teachers and friends greeted him with a surprise parade complete with tickertape and Anheuser-Buschs Clydesdale horses. The brewer, which played a central role in putting the parade together, has fashioned an ad around the event. It will run during Sundays Super Bowl, and Nadd said he hopes it gets people talking about honoring returning soldiers. I hope the visibility it gets starts a conversation about recognizing those who have served and served in a greater capacity than I have, Nadd said Thursday. I would hope this commercial helps people look for those heroes in their communities. Nadds involvement in the ad started when his girlfriend, Shannon Cantwell, nominated him for a VFW contest to honor a soldier with a tickertape parade in the soldiers hometown. Shortly before Christmas she found out Nadd, a 2011 West Point graduate, had been chosen. Cantwell made arrangements for his mother to come in from Alabama where she now lives and for friends to fly in from around the nation. In Winter Park, a wellheeled city of 30,000 known for its boutique shops and high-end restaurants along tony Park Avenue, city officials were contacted by the local film commission with a question: Could they put together a parade in two weeks? They were told the parade was for a local soldier and sponsored by Anheuser-Busch, working with the Defense Department. The logistics were a little tough since the whole thing had to come together in two weeks time, said Randy Knight, Winter Parks city manager. But within two weeks, 60 film production workers had come to Winter Park. Meanwhile in Afghanistan, Nadd was told by his battalion leader on Christmas Eve that he would be going home a week-and-a-half sooner than expected for his public affairs assignment. He also was told a camera crew would be following him when he returned for a documentary about soldiers coming back from Afghanistan. He returned to Fort Drum in early January and less than 24 hours later he was on the private jet to metro Orlando. Cantwell, who works in Washington for U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, surprised him at the airport in a moment that is captured in the Super Bowl ad. I knew something was up when Shannon greeted me, Nadd said. From the airport, they drove to downtown Winter Park. Nadd noticed the barricades closing off streets and then saw the crowd of hundreds of people waiting for him. Some held signs that read Were glad youre home! It was a surprise, said Nadd, who has a look of amazement in the ad when he is told the parade is for him. Nadd and Cantwell were pulled by Clydesdales aboard the famously red Budweiser beer wagon through blowing tickertape, led by a marching band, police motorcycles and cheerleaders from his prep school. The best part of the parade for Nadd was at the end. Not only was he greeted by a bleacher filled with his friends and family from different parts of his life, but his mother was there, jumping up and down in excitement and waving an American flag. Although the parade was staged for an ad, the emotions were genuine, said Clarissa Howard, Winter Parks director of communications. The smiles were real, she said. Associated PressLt. Chuck Nadd and his girlfriend Shannon Cantwell wave as they ride on the wagon pulled by Clydesdales aboard the famously red Budweiser beer wagon in a parade led by a marching band in Winter Park. The brewer has fashioned an ad around the parade that will run during the Super Bowl. Soldier, hometown star in Super Bowl ad Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The Republican Party of Florida is spending at least $100,000 on a Web ad blaming former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist for the states economic downturn and criticizing him for running for the U.S. Senate in the middle of it. The party is buying ad space on YouTube, Hulu and other websites. It comes as nowDemocrat Crist prepares to bring on a campaign manager in his effort to win back his old job with his new party and as a Quinnipiac University poll this week showed Crist with an eight-point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott. The ad is called Ran Away and lists the states economic problems under Crist including leading the nation in home foreclosures, soaring unemployment, steep drops in property values and more. Which governor took Florida to the bottom? an announcer asks. Charlie Crist. Whats worse, he didnt stay to fix the mess. He ran away. Tried to go to Washington instead. Charlie Crist slick politician, lousy governor. While its true Floridas economy tanked while Crist was governor, there was a global economic downturn and Florida would have been caught up in it regardless of who was governor. Still, Scotts campaign and Republicans are making the economy a main focus in Novembers election, including the fact that unemployment has gone down since Scott took office three years ago. Crist ran for Senate in 2010 instead of seeking a second term as governor. While he began the campaign as a Republican, he finished it as an independent candidate. State GOP buying Web ads critical of Crist Special to the ChronicleThe Florida Department of Health is modernizing its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. In this age of paperless banking, Florida WIC has continued issuing paper checks to its clients. Now, instead of paper checks, recipients will be issued cards that will operate as a debit or credit card. When they come in on Monday to the Lecanto office or Crystal River office, they will be issued one EBT card for the family. Citrus County WIC nutrition director Carol Burke said. This card will be used over and over with the benefits loaded onto the card rather than in multiple checks. With the EBT card, they can choose which of the food items they need at the time, swipe their card and it gets deducted. Its a lot easier for clients and much easier for the stores to redeem the benefits. WIC is a federally funded nutrition program that provides food and nutrition education to expectant and new mothers and their babies and children. In Citrus County, the program provides benefits to about 3,000 participants each month. The new system will begin on Monday, Feb. 3, in the Lecanto and Crystal River sites, and on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the Inverness site. The state began converting to the EBT system for WIC participants in Miami-Dade County and is gradually working north. The entire state will be using the electronic benefits transfer card system by April. For information regarding the WIC program in Citrus County, call 352-726-5222. WIC switches to debit cards
Associated PressCARACAS, Venezuela About 2,000 motorcycles swarmed the streets of Venezuelas capital Friday to protest a proposed nighttime curfew on twowheelers as part of a government crackdown on crime. The protest barely disrupted traffic as organizers opted against a cross-town caravan and stayed concentrated near the slum of Petare on the eastern outskirts of Caracas. Boys, behave. Today were not going to take anything from anyone, Ricardo Vargas, one of the protests leaders, said as he walked through the throngs of bikers readying their engines. Use a helmet. Stop at every light. In the wake of the shooting death this month of a popular actress and former Miss Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduros government has supported proposals by cities across Venezuela to ban motorcycles from circulating after 7p.m., arguing that the vehicles are the favored means of escape for hit-men and robbers. But in cracking down on two-wheelers, Maduro risks offending part of his socialist revolutions base among the poor. The late Hugo Chavez as president actively courted the support of motorcycle drivers, and rolling gangs of armed political shock troops have long been used by the government to break up opposition rallies. Its politically dangerous territory, said sociologist David Smilde, who has spent part of the past two decades teaching in Venezuela and is now a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America. Still, with polls showing security as Venezuelans top concern, the government has been under pressure to clamp down. Venezuelas murders have quadrupled in the 15 years since Chavez came to power, with more than 24,000 killings last year alone, according to the Venezuelan Observatory of Violence. While the government disputes those statistics, it says the vast majority of the slayings are carried out by motorized assassins. The bikers themselves, many of whom work as two-wheeled taxis, say that theyre being unfairly targeted. They say poor communities where public transport is slim would be the most hurt by any curfew, which they also say is unconstitutional. The restrictions recall a ban against passengers on the back of motor bikes enforced in Colombia during the cocaine turf wars of the 1980s and more recently in Honduras, one of the few countries in the world with a higher murder rate than Venezuela. A delinquent can move by foot, on motorcycle or in a Hummer, said Ivan Contreras, who for more than a decade has earned a living hurrying passengers through Caracas traffic-clogged streets. Theres no need to punish everyone for the actions of a few black sheep. Janet Banks, 75LECANTOThe Service of Remembrance for Janet Banks, 75, of Lecanto, Fla., will be at 2p.m. Monday, Feb.3, 2014, at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. She died Monday, Jan.27, 2014, in Inverness. Arrangements are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Home & Crematory. Judith Onder, 71INVERNESSJudith A. Onder, 71, passed away Sunday, Jan.26, 2014, after a long and valiant fight against cancer. She was born in August 1942 to Robert and Mary Johnson in Toronto, Canada. Her fulltime career as a wife and mother took her to Canada, Venezuela, Missouri, Ohio, California and Florida. Judy was a talented artist. Her bronze sculptures are enjoyed by many people throughout the U.S. and Canada and her works are on display in a number of galleries. She moved with her husband to Inverness, Fla., in 2003. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John; five children, Lee Ann (Joe Ed) Liska, John (Jennifer), Julia (Jason) Bannon, Daniel (Haley) and Robin (Joseph) Elhabr; seven grandchildren, Catherine Ann Liska, James and Annabelle Bannon, Jonah and Elijah Onder, and Leila and Emily Elhabr; two sisters, Eleanor Hall and Susan (Mike) Germa; and two sisters-in-law, Lynne (Bill) Mclean and Lois (Don) Gluck. A private memorial service will be at a later date. It was Judys wish that memorials would be made in her name to the American Cancer Society at donate.cancer.org. Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.A6SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE 1901 SE H WY 19 C RYSTAL R IVER 352-795-2678 Your Trusted Family-Owned Funeral Home for over 50 Years trickland S Funeral Home and Crematory www.stricklandfuneralhome.com 000HAG6 Funeral Directors C. Lyman Strickland & Tom L. 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All obituaries will be posted online at www. chronicleonline.com. Judith Onder Obituaries Good night, planet earth Chinese fans of Jade Rabbit rover await news Associated PressBEIJING The Jade Rabbit did not go quietly into that long lunar night. Instead, Chinas troubled robotic moon rover given voice by a government news agency melodramatically pondered the meaning of its perhaps-fleeting existence, measured its contribution to humanity and, finally, said goodbye. Then it shut down for the lunar night, which lasts about 14 earth days its status unclear. The Jade Rabbits fans in China sent Lunar New Year greetings to the robot Friday, wishing it a speedy recovery from a malfunction it reported before going into hibernation. Chinese people have been worried about the Jade Rabbit, wrote a microblogger with the username Yang Huiyan. Hope the New Year will bring good luck to him. The official Xinhua News Agency had carried what it described as a diary entry the rover wrote before it shut down. Despite being usually staid in their coverage of national events, Chinese state media tend to put a folksy touch on certain stories that help drum up national pride. State news outlets are especially fond of giving cutesy personalities to non-human actors playing key roles in propaganda efforts, whether they are pandas returning from zoos abroad or, in the Jade Rabbits case, the stars of its military-backed space program. In the Xinhua diary entry, the Jade Rabbit takes on the tone of a heroic adventurer who has encountered an obstacle that might prove insurmountable, and who is trying to put on a brave face as it pens what might be its final farewell. If this journey must come to an early end, I am not afraid, said the six-wheeled, solarpowered rover. Whether or not the repairs are successful, I believe even my malfunctions will provide my masters with valuable information and experience. The personification of the rover has been a hit with the Chinese public. Parts of the Xinhua report were quoted by an unofficial Chinese microblog account written with the Jade Rabbits voice, and the blog was flooded with tens of thousands of sympathetic comments. As for the rovers fate, a report Thursday by the state-run Science and Technology Daily newspaper said that would only be clear at the end of the lunar night. Calls to the space program rang unanswered Friday, a public holiday. On Sunday, the rover said its masters the space programs engineers, presumably had found an abnormality in its control mechanism and were working through the night to fix it. It provided no details on what the problem was, but hinted that it was serious. Even so, I know I may not make it through this lunar night, it said, striking a somber note. The Jade Rabbit began operating last month after making the first soft landing on the moon by a space probe, Change 3, in 37 years. The moon lander is named after Change, a mythical goddess of the moon, and the rover, after Yutu, or Jade Rabbit in English, the goddess pet. In the diary entry, the Jade Rabbit recounted its achievements in the 42 days it spent on the moon, saying it traveled more than 110 yards and collected a large amount of scientific data with a panoramic camera, radar and other equipment. But in a line clearly written with the aim of tugging at heartstrings, the Xinhua report had the Jade Rabbit appealing to its readers to take care of the space craft that brought it to the moon, Change, in the rovers absence. If I really cannot be fixed, when the time comes, I hope everyone will remember to help me comfort her, it said. The rover was designed to roam the lunar surface for three months while surveying for natural resources and sending back data. Then it ran into problems as it was shutting down in preparation for the lunar night when the temperature drops to minus 180 degrees Celsius (minus 292 degrees Fahrenheit). The sun has already set here and the temperature is falling very quickly. Ive said a lot today, yet still feel like its not enough, the rover said in its concluding paragraphs. Ill tell everyone a secret. Actually, Im not feeling especially sad. Just like any other hero, Ive only encountered a little problem while on my own adventure. Good night, planet earth. Good night, humanity. Associated PressChinas first moon rover, JadeRabbit, touches the lunar surface Dec. 15. Fans of the rover sent Lunar New Year greetings to the robot Friday, wishing it a speedy recovery from a malfunction it reported in a melodramatic dispatch by an official news agency before going into hibernation. Motorcycles swarm Venezuelas capital in protest Associated PressMotorcyclists protest a proposed nighttime curfew for two-wheelers Friday in Caracas, Venezuela.
BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 A7 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,600 1,650 1,700 1,750 1,800 1,850 J ASOND 1,760 1,820 1,880 S&P 500Close: 1,782.59 Change: -11.60 (-0.6%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 J ASOND 15,600 16,080 16,560 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 15,698.85 Change: -149.76 (-0.9%) 10 DAYSAdvanced1159 Declined1931 New Highs55 New Lows86 Vol. (in mil.)3,949 Pvs. Volume3,465 2,197 2,053 766 1824 71 43 NYSE NASD DOW 15847.1915617.5515698.85-149.76-0.94%-5.30% DOW Trans.7343.247220.127289.18-12.82-0.18%-1.51% DOW Util.507.52499.05506.26+3.86+0.77%+3.20% NYSE Comp.10028.499908.039967.65-81.04-0.81%-4.16% NASDAQ4124.934067.614103.88-19.25-0.47%-1.74% S&P5001793.881772.261782.59-11.60-0.65%-3.56% S&P4001321.441305.171313.08-5.84-0.44%-2.19% Wilshire 500019223.7818991.9919105.24-112.98-0.59%-3.05% Russell 20001137.971124.671130.88-8.48-0.74%-2.82% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. YTD StocksRecap AK Steel Hold AKS2.7688.47 7.07+.06 +0.9stt-13.8+76.6dd... AT&T Inc T32.01239.00 33.32-.03 -0.1ttt-5.2+2.0101.84f Ametek Inc AME39.46562.05 49.42-.64 -1.3ttt-6.2+22.9240.24 Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD83.946106.83 95.89-.70 -0.7ttt-9.9+5.33.03e Bank of America BAC10.98917.42 16.75-.18 -1.1sss+7.6+49.0170.04 Capital City Bank CCBG10.12913.08 12.76-.19 -1.5sss+8.4+12.636... CenturyLink Inc CTL28.31142.01 28.86-.30 -1.0ttt-9.4-22.5dd2.16 Citigroup C40.28555.28 47.43-.87 -1.8ttt-9.0+15.3110.04 Commnwlth REIT CWH15.78926.38 24.58+.55 +2.3sss+5.4+47.9261.00 Disney DIS53.41976.84 72.61-.61 -0.8ttt-5.0+37.7210.86f Duke Energy DUK64.16675.46 70.62+.73 +1.0sss+2.3+6.6203.12 EPR Properties EPR46.36461.18 51.08+.42 +0.8sss+3.9+15.9203.42f Exxon Mobil Corp XOM84.795101.74 92.16-1.83 -1.9ttt-8.9+6.4102.52 Ford Motor F12.10518.02 14.96-.29 -1.9ttt-3.0+21.2110.50f Gen Electric GE21.11628.09 25.13-.37 -1.5stt-10.3+18.3170.88f HCAHoldings Inc HCA34.90051.76 50.27+.78 +1.6sss+5.4+30.016... Home Depot HD63.82782.57 76.85-.08 -0.1ttt-6.7+16.7211.56 Intel Corp INTC20.10727.12 24.54-.20 -0.8ttt-5.5+20.0130.90 IBM IBM172.571215.90 176.68-.68 -0.4ttt-5.8-11.0123.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09534.32 27.07-.25 -0.9stt-17.7+21.028... Lowes Cos LOW35.86752.08 46.29-.21 -0.5ttt-6.6+23.5220.72 McDonalds Corp MCD92.872103.70 94.17+.37 +0.4ttt-2.9+2.4173.24 Microsoft Corp MSFT27.10038.98 37.84+.98 +2.7sss+1.1+35.8141.12 Motorola Solutions MSI53.28867.69 63.80-1.11 -1.7ttt-5.5+12.5161.24 NextEra Energy NEE71.42091.24 91.93+.97 +1.1sss+7.4+30.0222.64 Penney JC Co Inc JCP5.69123.10 5.92+.15 +2.6ttt-35.3-72.0dd... Piedmont Office RT PDM14.62421.09 16.67-.07 -0.4tss+0.9-10.4300.80 Regions Fncl RF7.42811.08 10.17-.26 -2.5tss+2.8+34.8130.12 Sears Holdings Corp SHLD34.21167.50 36.37-.13 -0.4ttt-25.8-21.3dd... Smucker, JM SJM88.214114.72 96.39-1.47 -1.5ttt-7.0+12.6182.32 Texas Instru TXN32.19944.82 42.40-.29 -0.7ttt-3.4+33.6241.20 Time Warner TWX49.50770.77 62.83-.57 -0.9ttt-9.9+28.7161.15 UniFirst Corp UNF79.968113.06 105.80-1.86 -1.7tst-1.1+31.3180.15 Verizon Comm VZ42.46554.31 48.02+.39 +0.8stt-2.3+14.0122.12 Vodafone Group VOD24.42939.44 37.06-.17 -0.5ttt-5.7+41.81.61e WalMart Strs WMT68.13581.37 74.68-.07 -0.1stt-5.1+9.9141.88 Walgreen Co WAG39.58862.24 57.35+.09 +0.2sst-0.2+46.6201.26 52-WK RANGE CLOSE YTD 1YR NAME TICKER LO HI CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR %CHG %RTN P/E DIVStocks of Local Interest Dividend Footnotes: a Extra dividends were paid, but are not included. b Annual rate plus stock. c Liquidating dividend. e Amount declared or paid in last 12 months. f Current annual rate, which was increased by most recent dividend announcement. i Sum of dividends paid after stock split, no regular rate. j Sum of dividends paid this year. Most recent dividend was omitted or deferred. k Declared or paid this year, a cumulative issue with dividends in arrears. m Current annual rate, which was decreased by most recent dividend announcement. p Initial dividend, annual rate not known, yie ld not shown. r Declared or paid in preceding 12 months plus stock dividend. t Paid in stock, approximate cash value on ex-distribution date. PE Footnotes: q Stock is a closed-end fund no P/E ratio shown. cc P/E exceeds 99. dd Loss in last 12 months. Sales of big-name toys like Barbie and Fisher-Price slid during the holidays, leaving investors in the toy maker disappointed. Growing sales of food service gear, as well as a lower tax rate, helped to offset falling demand for the companys signature cranes. Comparable-store sales jumped more than 9 percent at the Mexican restaurant chain, which earned $79.6 million last quarter. The payment networks company fell short of Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, though profits moved higher. Moodys raised its outlook on the video service providers credit following its strong quarterly results earlier this month. January ended with a thud for stocks Friday after the S&P 500 fell for the fifth time in the last seven days. Energy stocks had some of the days sharpest drops, hurt by weaker prices for crude oil. The index closed out its first down January since 2010. 300 350 400 $450 NJ D NetflixNFLX Close: $409.33 4.66 or 1.2% $ 159.00 $412.40 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 3.4m (1.2x avg.) $24.26 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 221.3 ... 70 75 80 $85 NJ D MasterCardMA Close: $75.68 -4.08 or -5.1% $50.74$84.75 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 23.3m (3.2x avg.) $87.64 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 30.0 5.8% 450 500 550 $600 NJ D ChipotleCMG Close: $551.96 58.00 or 11.7% $ 303.50 $568.90 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 2.1m (5.2x avg.) $17.08 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 55.8 ... 15 20 25 $30 NJ D ManitowocMTW Close: $28.45 3.69 or 14.9% $16.18$29.39 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 16.2m (6.0x avg.) $3.8 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 24.3 0.3% 35 40 45 $50 NJ D MattelMAT Close: $37.84 -5.17 or -12.0% $36.75$48.48 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 20.2m (7.2x avg.) $12.81 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 15.6 3.8% The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.65 percent Friday. Yields affect rates on mortgages and other consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES YEST PVS CHG AGO 3.25 3.25 3.25 .13 .13 .13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill.010.01....07 6-month T-bill.050.05....11 52-wk T-bill.090.09....13 2-year T-note.330.34-0.01.27 5-year T-note1.501.51-0.01.88 10-year T-note2.652.69-0.041.99 30-year T-bond3.603.63-0.033.17 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.423.44-0.022.76 Bond Buyer Muni Idx4.904.91-0.014.00 Barclays USAggregate2.332.32+0.011.91 Barclays US High Yield5.615.63-0.025.77 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.444.43+0.013.93 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.711.72-0.011.13 Barclays US Corp3.113.09+0.022.83 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities The price of natural gas fell for a second straight day in whats been a volatile week. On Wednesday, it hit its highest settlement price since 2010. Crude oils price also fell. 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Interestrates Stocks decline Associated PressNEW YORK Stock investors were hit from all sides in January. Concerns about the global economy and U.S. company earnings, as well as turmoil in emerging markets, led the Dow Jones industrial average to its worst start since 2009. However, many investors remain hopeful that the problems will not spill over into the rest of 2014. They even see the downturn as healthy, given the U.S. markets rapid rise last year. The Dow slid 5.3percent in January while the Standard & Poors 500 index fell 3.6percent and the Nasdaq composite declined 1.7percent. Investors entered the year with some degree of skepticism and nervousness. The stock market went basically straight up in 2013. The S&P 500 index ended 2013 with a gain of nearly 30 percent, its best year since 1997. No amount of negative news could derail the market last year, said Jonathan Corpina, a floor trader at the New York Stock Exchange with Meridian Equity Partners. But no stock market can go straight up forever. Many investors expected 2014 to be a more muddled and volatile year for the market. Market strategists late last year were looking for the S&P 500 index to notch a modest gain of 4percent to 6percent, ending in the range of 1,850 to 1,900. Investors were also looking for more pullbacks this year and possibly a correction, the technical term for when a stock market index like the S&P 500 falls 10 percent or more. Three months ago, analysts at Goldman Sachs said there was roughly a 60percent chance that a correction would happen this year. Investors point to the December jobs report, released on Jan.10, as the event that started the troubles. The U.S. government said employers created only 74,000 jobs in December, the worst month for job creation in since 2011 and far below expectations. Up until then, weeks of data showed the U.S. economic recovery was accelerating. U.S. companies were selling record levels of goods overseas; layoffs had dwindled; and the Federal Reserve was pulling back on its economic stimulus program, citing an improving economy. Many investors called the December jobs report as a statistical fluke. But the report has weighed on stocks all month, investors said. Associated PressA currency trader adjusts his glasses near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) on Jan. 27 at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. A global sell-off in stocks this year has left many small investors more puzzled than panicked and unsure how to act. Small investors fight urge to sell as stocks drop Associated PressNEW YORK Januarys global sell-off in stocks has left many small investors more puzzled than panicked and unsure how to act. Theyre holding on for now as prices continue to tumble, but their anxiety is mounting. The number of small investors who say they feel bearish soared this past week, according to a U.S. survey. Some stock funds have been hit with their biggest withdrawals since 2012. If more people start selling, it would reverse a new and surprising trend in some of the worlds biggest economies: individuals moving back into stocks after years of shunning them. I dont know what to do, said Ken Duska, a retiree in Mingo Junction, Ohio, who is sticking with his investment plan for the moment, though hes not sure thats wise. After (the) upswing last year, it probably isnt going to continue. Small investors around the world were on edge even before growing signs of a slowdown in China and plunging emerging-market currencies dragged many stock indexes down to their worst start of a new year since 2010. They worried stocks were overdue for a drop, after soaring by double-digit percentages in countries like the United States, Japan and France in 2013. In the U.S., many noted, the market had not fallen by 10 percent or more, known on Wall Street as a correction, for more than two years. Now, with the Dow Jones industrial average down 5percent from a recent peak, one is closer at hand. The question is, Is this all of it, or is there significantly more to come? said Greg Sarian, a managing director at the Sarian Group at HighTower, a wealth advisory firm in Pennsylvania. Anxiety has ramped up in Asia, too. Clients were very worried as they havent seen such market jitters in a while, said Lee Young-hwan, a private banking consultant at Daishin Securities Co. in Seoul, South Korea. Still, he said, many are more inclined to snap up stocks now at lower prices than to bail out. That countrys main index, the Kospi, is down 3.5percent since the start of the year. In Japan, the Nikkei is off 8.5percent, after soaring 58percent last year. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong has fallen nearly 5.5percent, after a 3percent gain. In Moscow, where the main stock index has been dropping for a year, Marina Pliskina, an English teacher, decided shed finally had enough. She recently sold all of her stocks. You want your money to last, but then it goes down and down, she said. Since the 2008-09 global financial crisis, small investors have mostly dumped stocks. But recently, buoyed by strengthening economies in the developed world, they have crept back into the market in some countries. In the final four months of last year, nearly $100 billion flowed into stock mutual funds in seven big economies tracked by Lipper Inc., a fund data provider. The countries are the U.S., which accounted for much of the buying, as well as Japan, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada and South Korea. Now, that flow of money might reverse as investors grow worried. At the start of the year, more than twice as many U.S. investors said they were bullish on stocks than said they were bearish, according to a survey by the American Association of Individual Investors. Now, the bulls and bears are neck and neck, with sentiments yo-yoing along with the indexes. Ive lost ... maybe $50,000 in the past week, and Im not happy about it, said Scott Woodall, 44, of Acworth, Ga. I hate the stock market. The global tumble started more than a week ago after China reported economic growth had slowed and a key manufacturing measure suggested that sector was contracting. Stocks dropped in developing countries, along with their currencies, on fears exports of iron ore, soybeans, electronic components and other goods to China would slow. Adding to the emerging-world woes were some homegrown problems double-digit inflation in Argentina, for instance, and a corruption probe in Turkey that threatens to destabilize the government. Then, on Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it would be pulling back even more from its bondbuying program. That buying has helped pushed U.S. interest rates to record lows, and sent investors to emerging markets in search of higher yields. Now the tide of cash is reversing, hammering those economies as investors pull money out. A sign of the times: The price of gold, considered the ultimate safe asset by spooked investors, is up 3.5percent this year after plunging 28percent in 2013. Investors are also buying U.S Treasury bonds, another refuge in fearful times, despite the Fed decision to scale back its purchases. The yield on the benchmark 10-year note, which falls when prices rise, has dropped from 3percent at the start of the year to 2.65percent, a big move. There were other signs Friday that fear might be spreading. In the U.S., the Standard and Poors 500 index, a broader measure than the Dow, was down 0.7 percent, a fifth loss in seven trading sessions. That said, the index is well shy of a correction. It is down 3.6 percent from its record close on Jan. 15. So far, some small investors seem willing to ride out the storm, though they dont sound too happy. Leighanne Franklin, a mental health therapist in Greenwood, N.Y., wondered whether U.S. stocks are just another bubble. But she is adding to her retirement account anyway, partly because she doesnt want to miss out on matching funds from her employer. Its better than putting it in a savings account, she said.
OPINION Page A8SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 Leave the dog homeRecently, my wife and I decided to spend a pleasant afternoon at the Manatee Festival. It was quite crowded. While my wife checked out one of the booths, I observed two women, each with a dog on a leash, meet and start chatting. One fed both dogs some treats and then suddenly one of the dogs attacked the other, grabbing the base of its tail in a vise-like grip. After about 30 seconds of yelping, growling, and the owners trying to pull the dogs apart, bystanders stepped in and tried to separate them. Finally, the aggressor dog let go. The whole incident was upsetting. Someone could very easily have been bitten. Afterward I wondered why people bring their dogs to crowded events like the Manatee Festival. Do they not think something like this could happen? Do they feel they need their dog with them at all times? Do they think others will find the dog cute and they will get attention? My suggestion is to leave your dog at home. If you feel you and your dog need exercise or socializing together, take it for a walk or go to the dog park.Donald Bell HernandoBe wary of Iran dealIn reference to the headline story in the Jan. 13 issue, Iran reaches deal. Two words come to mind. Be wary. It is a mistake to trust anything Iran says it will do. It is a mistake to think the United Nations Watchdog Agency can confirm what Iran is really up to. It is a mistake to give Iran $7 billion and believe they (it) will not use that money or a portion of it, to further their nuclear weapons program. There are many other mistakes to be made when dealing with Iran, and one huge mistake would be not to read the new book by Kenneth Pollack, title: Unthinkable, Iran, The Bomb, and American Strategy.Vern Stephen Hernando Editors note: Paul Herbert, a snowbird visiting Citrus County, is sharing his daily letters to family and friends with the Chronicle. For more, see chronicleonline.com.Little to get excited about here on this low-activity, cool, overcast day. If you have to skip a day on this blog, today would be the day, although maybe Im not supposed to tell you that. Hopefully the editor wont get mad and end up blackballing me within the fourth and fifth estates (you need an org chart for all the estates) for scaring away potential readers. Id hate to think that that (yes, two thats) single sentence might have cost me a seat at the next staff meeting of a major newspapers editorial committee. But like intrepid chroniclers before me, I call it like I feel like calling it. We sat around most of today, catching up on our reading. I think my IQ has dropped about 10 points since we got here, and I dont have that many IQs to begin with to be letting them go without a fight. The cause does not relate to anything about Florida itself. Rather, Ive been reading much less than usual. The reasons: Partly because I dont have time (weve kept so busy every day), and partly because whenever I start reading, Buster crawls all over my face and head, demanding a seat, and my undivided attention. If youre interested in reading great first-hand recollections of Citrus County history in the old days (about 1892 to 1950) pick up a book by Judge E. C. May. I bought a couple of his books at the Floral City Heritage Museum. Theyre great, humorous anecdotes of life here back then. We cant help but notice a paving crew has spent the last two weeks repaving a nearby road. Wow, I cant believe how little time they spend in tractors (or whatever their heavy equipment is called) that are actually moving. Almost all their time is spent pointing, looking around, and walking. All that pointing reminds me of politicians who aimlessly point while their pictures are snapped, giving them a takecharge photo for the voters. Well ignore the potholes in those roads, raise taxes in that precinct, and construct a costly bridge to nowhere over there. The thumbs-up thing looks dorky, but a candidate pointing to something, anything hes a leader! And why are the pavers always looking around? Who or what are they looking for? Certainly not cars, because no one drives on that road except the couple dozen people who live on it. The workers would have a greater chance of getting hit by a confused squirrel than a car. Walking. Im glad theyre burning calories and keeping their HDLs high, but with all that walking youd think they had entered a charitable event where they get sponsored for a certain amount of money every time they stroll up or down the street. Thats it all day: walk this way, then that way, then repeat ... Ive been in those charity events and I didnt walk as much as these guys do. And its a very short street. Ill keep this muckraking report brief. Emmys (or is it Pulitzers?) get thrown around, and people pay good money, for hard-hitting, gotcha journalism like this. Wheres my Geraldo Rivera video crew when its needed? If I were a Florida taxpayer Id call somebody to complain, but Im not so I wont. Besides, I wouldnt know who to call, and Id probably end up getting a snide recording on a cheap 1980s answering machine. One guy sat in his paving machine, with the engine on, for what seemed an hour. Neither he nor the tractor moved. I thought of offering him 10 bucks to let me take it for a spin. It would be good fun to ride one of those through the McDonalds drive-thru, and it would have certainly added a unique adventure to my snowbird journal. In the time he sat on that tractor, he could have joined me for gator nuggets and a beer, and resumed his contemplative thinker pose without missing anything or being missed by anybody. Dont get me started. An update on yesterdays letter: One buddy (Rich the inventor) suggests too much Vitamin C might not be good, while another (Captain Bill) recommends adding plenty of vodka to my steady diet of oranges to make healthy screwdrivers. Im sure lucky to have wise friends. PaulPaul Herbert is visiting Citrus County for the month of January, possibly longer if things work out right. He hopes this is the first of many winter trips here from his home in northern Virginia. Herbert is the author of God Knows All Your Names, The Jefferson Hotel: The History of a Richmond Landmark, and Elinor Fry: A Legacy of Dance in Richmond. He can be reached at: jefferson email@example.com. Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundly inconvenient.Sydney Smith, 1900 Not much happening here 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 BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ........................citizen memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chiefLogan Mosby ..............................features editor STUMBLING BLOCK Without Duke, Port Citrus not practical APort Citrus feasibility study concluded Duke Energys power complex canal would a far more suitable location than the Cross Florida Barge Canal. Its deeper, already has cranes to load and unload barge cargo and has rail service. Duke, however, said it has no interest in joining in a Port Citrus initiative. While deeper than the barge canal, a company representative said its not suitable for large cargo ships and that the company has spent nuclear fuel rods in the canal vicinity, hence there are serious and long-term security issues. While County Administrator/Port Director Brad Thorpe notes being a part of the port project could enable Duke to have its canal dredged with federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund dollars, that seems an insufficient lure to catch the power giants interest. Until private business interests conclude theres a strong and steady demand for cargo to come in, and be shipped out, of Port Citrus regardless of the location the concept isnt viable. Thats not to say the concept of a port wasnt worth exploring; nothing ventured, nothing gained. However, at this time county governments focus would best be on more near-term initiatives that could bolster the county economy. The need to foster the establishment of shovel-ready industrial sites is a more pressing, more achievable priority than waiting for shipping interests to decide if theyll commit billions of dollars to developing a port in rural northwestern Citrus County. While it would be convenient for Port Citrus to be in partnership with Duke and that companys existing port, any such alliance could be decades in the making. THE ISSUE:Port Citrus.OUR OPINION:Despite hopes, prospects slim. 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. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org .LETTERSto the Editor Snow equals waterI have an interesting fun fact of the day. These fun facts are true. An inch of snow falling evenly on 1 acre of ground is equivalent to about 2,715 gallons of water.Papers looking goodWhat a pleasant surprise to see the (Jan. 25) Saturday Chronicle with a lot more in it than religion today. There have been a lot of improvements made to the Chronicle over the past year and you guys are really looking good. Thanks.Losing tax moneyWont the county purchase of the Meadowcrest building take the property off of the county tax rolls? I think wed be losing quite a bit of money.Homeless have plentyI, for one, feel so sorry for the homeless, but if theyre able to ride a bicycle, theyre physically able to work. They all have cellphones, they all have their big ol backpacks and they smoke cigarettes. Ive seen a lot of them sitting on the bench enjoying life. God only helps the ones who help themselves.Bake sale for egosId like to say repay the taxpayers. The monies that were squandered by the hospital board for attorneys fees and settlements to fund their infighting should be repaid from the $90 million with the rest going into the trust fund. They should find new ways of funding their egos. Have a car wash or a bake sale.Need consignmentThis call is in regards to the clothing consignment stores I recently called up (a store) and they are not taking any items until March. We need more stores, consignment stores here So somebody, please open one up. I cant wait til March. Thats ridiculous. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE OtherVOICES Hot Corner: MARIJUANA Just a stepping stoneI cant understand why some lawmakers are pushing for medical marijuana to be legal It is highly addictive and just a stepping stone to other drugs, for instance: PCP, mescaline, LSD, cocaine and heroin. People who smoke marijuana have no desire to do anything but to get high. If you think we have a problem with crime now, wait until that law is passed. Someone who knows.Blocking alternativesThere it is, front page, Tuesdays paper (Jan. 28): Pam Bondi did not want to let medical marijuana on the ballot to vote. All they are is, theres the gang again. Theyre just, theyre gatekeepers for the pharmaceuticals and the elite. They dont want people to have an alternative for making themselves better, getting well. Smoking can of wormsI just heard a news article on Channel 9 where they were making reference to the marijuana amendment thats going to go on our ballot in November. The statement was made that Charlie Crist is supporting this as a Democratic candidate for governor and his employer spent $4 million to see that it got on the agenda. What a can of worms this could be.
Residents see the impactI disagree with Rebecca Bays statement that most Citrus County residents and businesses, public employees, arent fully aware of the impact of visitors on our economy. They know. Business owners and most residents know there are a lot of tourists that come in here to see manatees and theres the giant bicycle gatherings they have I think were aware tourisms a big thing. Blocked culvertI was wondering, the bridge thats on the culvert thats under Cutler Spur, you cannot get under there. You cannot get through there in a boat anymore. The construction has degraded the pipe and crushed it in and why is that so? Thanks for the coatsThank you, Kaylas Coats. The parents who lost their 9-year-old child collect coats for children and bring them to the schools so that the children without coats may have them and dont have to worry about being cold. They also donated to the homeless shelters over 100 coats for adults, for the people who needed them and the people in the woods, and we thank them tremendously. Homosassa Lions chairperson for homeless, Sue Marchetti.Hello? Hello?Its getting almost impossible to contact Social Security. They closed their office in Crystal River. You have to now go to Ocala. They reduced their hours in Ocala. They reduced the number of days theyre open in Ocala. They put you on hold with an answering system. They never answer and finally disconnect you over and over again. It just shows that theres no consideration anymore for the elderly. The service (went) from poor to worse to nonexistent. Very, very sad.No one on our sideThe ruling government in Florida got rid of Nancy Argenziano because she was trying to help the common people in this state and county. Rick Scott and his Legislature got rid of her. Now theyve got somebody in there thats cozy with the utilities. We have no one to fight for us. I dont know how anybody in this state survives without a pension and Medicare. I just dont know how they do it, if they do it.Define machineIn the Sound Off somebody asked today if he was talking to a machine or to a recorder. What in the heck is the difference? Is he all right or what? Isnt a recorder a machine? Phone folliesI am fed up with the crank telephone calls from every business with their hope that I will answer the phone. I only see the name on the window and do not pick up the receiver. But last night while I was watching a movie on TV, they had their message fully blocking off one-half area on the screen, who they were with their message, as well as the phone number. This is going way too far now. Who can stop all these unwanted calls all together? I put my name down on the do not call list, but they want us to write down who called and their phone number, as well as what time of day. We can not do this easily.Theres a pill for thatThis is a response to the letter to the editor today, Jan. 22. The writer states, What if Big Pharma comes up with a pill with the same medicinal advantages of marijuana? Well, in 1985 the FDA approved Marinol, which is basically a synthetic version of marijuana. It was approved to be used for nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and for increasing the appetite. Just thought you might want to know.Quite a fellowWhat does it mean when it says a doctor is fellowship trained? Didnt he go to medical school like all the others or did he train under another doctor? I am really curious.Editors note:You ask, we answer: We Googled fellowship trained and the first entry that popped up was a lengthy explanation by The Orthopaedic Group. It said an orthopedic surgeon can enter a fellowship after five years of residency. The fellowship provides another year of specialty training. There are fellowships in all areas of orthopaedics: sports medicine, spine, hand, foot and ankle, total joints etc. the explanation reads. For more on this fascinating subject, go to www.theortho group.com.CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 A9 776 N. Enterprise Pt., Lecanto 746-7830 000H9J1 Visit our Showroom Next to Stokes Flea Market on Hwy. 44 www.cashcarpetandtile.com Visit Our New Website For Great Specials Wood Laminate Tile Carpet Vinyl Area Rugs Thank you to our Cutest Couple Sponsors 000HAF1 PHOTO CONTEST www.chronicleonline.com/valentines Prizes include Accommodations & Dinner for Two at Plantation on Crystal River Jewelry from Specialty Gems & Jim Green Jewelers $100 for Ikes/Neon Leons Enter Feb 1-15 Vote Feb 16-27 Sound OFF Obamas failuresIn a Letter to the Editor on Jan. 10, titled GOPs lousy resume, Vicky Iozzia asked if we recognize this person. I dont recognize this person, if in fact it is one person or the Republican Party. However, lets do a five-year job evaluation for President Obama who was elected with no real resume. When he took office in 2009, the U.S. labor participation rate was 65.7 percent. In December 2013 it was 62.8 percent, the lowest it has been since 1978. The unemployment rate just dropped to 6.7 percent, but the Associated Press credits this drop to people dropping out of the work force not finding a job. The lowering of the labor participation would indicate this also. On Jan. 10, the U.S. Labor Department stated the real unemployment rate is 13.1 percent. When he took office, the U.S. national debt was $10.6 trillion, five years later it is $17-plus trillion. The stock markets are up, but that is due to the Federal Reserve putting $85 billion per month into our economy, creating a false economy. Interest rates on CDs and savings accounts are .2 or .3 percent. This is especially hard on retirees who depend on their savings. The infusion of money will create inflation, which our government says remains low. However, food prices keep going up and/or the quantity is getting smaller. A drum of crude oil is about $92, in 2009 it was about $50 and a gallon of regular gasoline is about $3.31 today and in 2009 about $1.70. I would say that is inflation. The U.S. poverty rate has been at 15 percent since 2010. Its the first time that the poverty rate has remained at or above 15 percent three years running since 1965. The January 2009 rate was 13.8 percent. Family medium annual income has fallen from $53,285 in 2009 to $52,100 today. He has established ACA (Obamacare) despite polls showing that between 54 and 56 percent of citizens dont want it. It is a 2,700 page bill that no one in Congress read before the vote, but Speaker Pelosi said we would find out what was in it after it passed. It passed with the president and his party promising That if you like your present policy you can keep it. Since then millions of citizens and their families have lost their plans and coverage and the new plans cost more. The promises turned out to be lies, which they knew from the beginning were not true. As for shutting down the government which cost us billions, the sequestration idea came from the executive branch and he signed the legislation into law. Afghanistan, with all the restrictions they have placed on our troops, why are we still there? We have lost 2,162 brave Americans, 1,593 since 2009. He told us we would be out of there. Remove all restrictions, let us win or get out now. Our ambassador and three Americans were killed in Benghazi by terrorists; nothing was done to help them. Ive read that we have people deployed who can get to any trouble spot within two hours. They said there wasnt enough time to get help there. How did you know how long it was going to last? It lasted eight hours. IRS, NSA, Fast and Furious and AP reporters being checked because you didnt like what they wrote, but you claim you didnt know anything about these. Hard to believe. All unconstitutional and criminal. Where is mainstream media? Bob Balogh HomosassaConcerned citizenry not vocal minorityOnce again the Chronicleeditorial board has found an opportunity to fault what they call the vocal minority. Ocala tried to bring in the New York Yankees winter training. For the privilege of having them here and bringing in the mystical new jobs and growth the citizens were going to have to come up with a mere $80 million in new taxes. The vocal minority expressed concerns and questioned the validity of the project, which the Yankees felt created a hostile environment to the plan and withdrew the idea. The Chroniclefolks used this opportunity to express concern that our vocal minority might derail the medical corridor and port projects. My first question is, what is a vocal minority? There are citizens that express concerns about various projects. What makes the Chroniclethink they are a minority? Have we as citizens had an opportunity to vote on any of the proposals? Yes, we do elect representatives, but that does not mean they do as we want. In many cases these elected officials like in the last commission race did not win with a 51 percent vote, but a simple majority of three candidates. Hopefully the Chronicleis not advocating that we illinformed citizens just keep our opinions to ourselves and trust our elected officials to do the right thing. I dont have room in this letter to go over the many missteps that have occurred in local, state and federal government by our fine, trustworthy elected officials. In my humble opinion every citizen has a right and responsibility to question the actions of our elected officials when they have concerns. I also believe it is the responsibility of our elected officials to provide citizens with the information they require. Regarding the two projects that the Chroniclebrought up, I have a few comments to offer. Lets start with the port idea. Was there any public display of preplanning? No. Does the county own any property in the port area? No. Did the county even realize before starting this project that a feasibility study had already been done that rejected the idea? No. Should the citizens have questions? Yes. The next idea that surfaced out of the blue was the medical corridor. Was there a detailed public plan outlining the project objectives and costs offered to the citizens before starting this project? No. Many citizens are still confused since 491 is already filling up with medical buildings without the medical corridor designation. An attorney from Tampa comes up with an idea at a meeting, the board jumps on the concept, agrees to pay a very large sum of money to the attorney without going out for Request for Proposals (RFP) and the project moves forward. Should the citizens have concerns? Yes. So, my advice to the Chronicleeditorial board, not that they would ever take advice from what they call the vocal minority, is to stand up for those who question government actions. Those of us who do so are exercising our duty as citizens of this country. I would suggest that instead of calling us a vocal minority you might want to change that to vocal concerned citizens.Roger B. Krieger Beverly HillsThanks for bellsI would like to thank the First United Methodist Church on Bradshaw Street for playing the church bells in the morning. It is so relaxing to hear the bells from Heaven. Thank you. Rita Barton HomosassaChronicle too far leftAlthough I know you wont print this, I must send anyway. TheChronicleleans so far to the left with Obama that I fell over one day trying to read it.Leslie L. Granville Crystal River LETTERSto the Editor
Associated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obamas new declaration that hes open to legalizing many immigrants short of citizenship sounds a lot like House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders, an election-year compromise that numerous Republicans as well as Democrats crave. But the drive for the first overhaul in three decades still faces major resistance from many Republicans who are wary that the divisive issue could derail what they see as a smooth glide path to winning Novembers congressional elections. And they deeply distrust the Democratic president to enforce the law. Just hours after Boehner pitched immigration to the GOP at a Maryland retreat, Obama suddenly indicated he would be open to legal status for many of the 11 million living here illegally, dropping his once-ironclad insistence on a special path to citizenship. Democrats, including Obama, and other immigration proponents have warned repeatedly about the creation of a two-tier class system. If the speaker proposes something that says right away, folks arent being deported, families arent being separated, were able to attract top young students to provide the skills or start businesses here, and then theres a regular process of citizenship, Im not sure how wide the divide ends up being, Obama said in a CNN interview that was recorded Thursday and aired Friday. Obamas flexibility is a clear indication of the presidents desire to secure an elusive legislative achievement before voters decide whether to hand him even more opposition in Congress. Republicans are expected to maintain their grip on the House and have a reasonable shot at grabbing the majority in the Senate. Im going to do everything I can in the coming months to see if we can get this over the finish line, Obama said Friday of an immigration overhaul in a Google Plus Hangout talk. In an earlier compromise, Obama signaled late last year that he could accept the Houses piecemeal, bill-by-bill approach to immigration changes after months of backing a comprehensive, bipartisan Senate bill. Notably, he calibrated his comments on immigration in his State of the Union address this week. I think he realizes that this is a very delicate issue, its very controversial and I think his recent statements have been very, very positive in allowing us to move forward, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, RFla., a proponent of immigration overhaul, told reporters Friday. Boehner, for his part, tried to sell his reluctant broader caucus on tackling immigration this year by casting it as critical to job creation, economic growth and national security. The speaker, along with Reps. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Jeff Denham, R-Calif., argued for action in a closed-door session with other House Republicans Thursday at their annual retreat in Cambridge, Md. Boehner rejected the idea of a special path to citizenship. If Democrats insist on that, then we are not going to get anywhere this year, he said. The House leaders standards for immigration reform call for increased border security, better law enforcement within the U.S., a pathway to legal status but not citizenship for millions of adults who live in America unlawfully after they pay back taxes and fines and a chance for legal residence and citizenship for children brought to the country illegally. But several Republicans questioned the strategy of pushing a contentious issue that divides the caucus and angers conservative GOP voters especially since the party has been capitalizing on Obamas abysmal approval ratings and on Democrats troubles in defending the national health care overhaul. Any doubts about the Republicans election-year prospects were erased with news this week of the planned retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman, a 20-term lawmaker who would have become chairman of a House committee if Democrats could win back the chamber. Why in the world would we want to change the subject to comprehensive immigration reform, said Rep. John Fleming, RLa., who called it a suicide mission for the GOP Aside from election hopes and concerns, some of the deep-seated opposition on immigration stems from Obamas willingness in the past year to waive or suspend parts of his health care law and his pronouncement in his State of the Union speech that he would bypass Congress on some issues. The business community, advocacy groups and other proponents are optimistic about House action this year, with many in the GOP arguing that it was imperative to eliminate a major political drag on the party ahead of the next presidential election. Retrial Associated PressAmanda Knox said Friday she will fight the reinstated guilty verdict against her and an ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of a British roommate in Italy and vowed to never go willingly to face her fate in that countrys judicial system. Knox: Ill fight extraditionWASHINGTON Roman Polanski. Edward Snowden. Manuel Noriega. Over the years, the famous and the infamous have been caught up in the legal process called extradition, which governs whether one country will turn over fugitives from justice to another country. It may ultimately be the turn of Amanda Knox, whose murder conviction in the stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, raising the specter of a long extradition fight. She said shell never willingly go back to Italy. The Knox case is special because it raises the question of whether the U.S. government would send one of its own citizens to a foreign country to face a long prison term. The answer: Its been done before, though in less high-profile cases involving the governments of Canada, Mexico and other nations. The U.S. has extradition treaties with more than 100 countries, including Italy, providing what would appear to be a strong legal foundation in favor of a request for Knoxs return to Italy.Detroits debt plan complicatedDETROIT A proposed plan to restructure Detroits debt calls for retirees and pensioners to receive $4.3 billion in payments and bondholders about $1.1 billion over the next 40 years, leaving the bankrupt city with a surplus of nearly $336 million. The figures were obtained Friday by The Associated Press along with state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orrs 99page plan of adjustment to Detroit creditors.Pipeline clears big hurdleWASHINGTON The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle toward approval Friday, a serious blow to environmentalists hopes that President Barack Obama will block the controversial project running more than 1,000 miles from Canada through the heart of the U.S. The State Department reported no major environmental objections to the proposed $7billion pipeline, which has become a symbol of the political debate about climate change. Republicans and some oiland gas-producing states in the U.S. as well as Canadas minister of natural resources cheered the report, but it further rankled environmentalists already at odds with Obama and his energy policy. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A10SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Tortured Associated PressIn this frame grab provided by 5 Channel, a bloody Dmytro Bulatov speaks to press Friday after he was found near Kiev, Ukraine. Activists story fuels fearsKIEV, Ukraine The bloody images of Ukrainian opposition supporter Dmytro Bulatov, who said he was abducted and tortured for more than a week, have fueled fears among anti-government activists that extrajudicial squads are being deployed to intimidate the protest movement. Bulatov said his unidentified kidnappers beat him, sliced off part of his ear and nailed him to a door during his time in captivity. The government has faced two months of major protests that started after President Victor Yanukovych backed out of an agreement to deepen ties with the European Union in favor of Russia. The demonstrations quickly grew into discontent over heavy-handed police, corruption and human rights violations. Some opposition leaders believe the government will do anything to save itself, including sending brutal squads of torturers to quash the demonstrations.Airstrikes kill 13 Sinai militantsEL-ARISH, Egypt Egyptian military aircraft pounded suspected positions of al-Qaida-inspired fighters in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 13 people, officials said Friday, as fears rise over an increasingly well-armed insurgency that is striking with increasing regularity in the capital. In the latest attack, bombs on a highway on Cairos outskirts hit a police truck. At the same time, protests by Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi brought further violence, with clashes in several provinces.Peace talks adjourn for SyriaGENEVA A tumultuous week of peace talks aimed at stemming Syrias bloodbath ended Friday with no progress to show and a lingering standoff over President Bashar Assads future. Assads delegation refused to commit to return to Geneva for the next round of talks in 10 days as the U.N. mediator had proposed and the opposition chief accused the Syrian government of posturing to gain time. U.N. mediator Lakhdar Brahimi struggled to find positive words as the first face-to-face talks between the warring sides concluded. More than 130,000 people have been killed since March 2011 in a conflict that has destabilized neighboring countries and forced millions of people from their homes. Activists said Friday that 1,900 people including at least 430 civilians were killed in Syria during the peace talks alone. The rebellion against Assads rule has been sapped by deadly infighting among moderates, Islamic groups and al-Qaidainspired militants competing for control of territory, weapons and influence. World BRIEFS From wire reports Suspect in Utah deputys killing was fugitive Associated PressSPANISH FORK, Utah A fugitive suspected of killing one Utah deputy and wounding another died Friday from injuries suffered a day earlier, when he was shot by law officers during a gunfight. Jose Angel GarciaJuareguis death means authorities might never know his motive for shooting the deputies and hijacking a car on Thursday, leading police on a crime spree that covered 50 miles in Utah and Juab counties, Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy said. However, Tracy acknowledged it might have had to do with the fact that an arrest warrant was issued for GarciaJuaregui on Wed nesday for alleged violations of his parole conditions. Garcia-Juaregui served 4 1/2 years in prison for attempted homicide. He was paroled from Utah state prison in December 2012. The crime spree began when Utah County Sheriffs Sgt. Cory Wride, 44, pulled over on a rural twolane highway about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City to check on a truck with its emergency lights on. Wride spoke with GarciaJuaregui and a teenage girl who was with him in the truck before returning to his patrol car. The deputy was sitting behind the wheel doing background checks on the two when Garcia-Juaregui slipped open the trucks back window and opened fire with a handgun, hitting the deputy twice, Tracy said. As Garcia-Juaregui took off from the scene, an urgent alert went out instructing officers to head to strategic spots around the county in hopes of spotting the suspects truck. About an hour later, a Utah County deputy spotted it near Santaquin, more than 30 miles south of the first shooting. Garcia-Juaregui fired at that deputy from the same back window, hitting him in the head, authorities said. That deputy is in critical condition but he is expected to recover. Citizenship for immigrants? Obama eases insistence Associated PressPresident Barack Obama gestures Friday as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. Immigration talks Sgt. Cory Wrideshot and killed during a traffic stop Thursday. Jose Angel GarciaJuareguialleged shooter. House John Boehner of Ohio, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virignia, speaks Jan. 28 at Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington.
High school sports/ B2 Tennis/B2 College basketball/ B2, B4 Sports briefs/ B3 Scoreboard/B3 TV, lottery/B3 NBA, NHL, golf/ B4 Super Bowl/B5, B6 The Magic snagged a rare victory Friday night by downing the Milwaukee Bucks./B4 SPORTSSection BSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE 000HADN Local teams chasing district wrestling titles Crystal River, Citrus, Lecanto all trying to move on to regionalTONYCASTRO CorrespondentWeek 12 of the Citrus County wrestling season gives way to the long-awaited Florida High School Athletic Association 3-week state series. An estimated 37 county grapplers representing the countys three programs: Citrus, Crystal River and Lecanto are expected to disembark in either in Saturdays District 2A-5 tournament at Springstead or the District 1A-5 tournament at The Villages. With this years FHSAA district realignment, Citrus and Lecanto will journey to Springstead to take part in the six-team 2A5 event in Spring Hill while Crystal River returns to Sumter County for the nineteam 1A-5 tourney at The Villages. 2A-5s action is expected to begin on two mats at 11 a.m. while 1A-5 is set to start on three mats at 10 a.m. Both 2A-5 and 1A-5 feature doubleelimination IBT (individually bracketed tournament) formats. The stakes are huge. Any grappler that finishes in the top four of any of the 14 weight classifications will receive a ribbon and advance to next weekends twoday, regional round or head home. Only the top four placers in Feb. 8s regional events advance to the Jenkins Arena at The Lakeland Center for the states ultimate litmus test the 50thannual FHSAA State Finals set for Feb. 14-15.Eagles: The team to beatSix teams comprise 2A-5 featuring: Belleview, Inverness-Citrus, Lecanto, Ocala-Lake Weir, Ocala-Vanguard and host and 27-time district champion Spring Hill-Springstead. Springstead is a nine-time defending district champion and have won the past three Class 2A state championships.LHS: Arrives with momentumLecanto arrives 8-16 overall fresh from last weekends fifth-place finish in the Talbott American Legion Post Duals at The Villages. District wrestling events District 1A-5 tournament: Crystal River at The Villages Charter School, 10 a.m. today. District 2A-5 tournament: Citrus, Lecanto at Springstead High School, 11 a.m. today. See WRESTLE/ Page B3 Defense fuels Gators Cant get a grip C.J. RISAK CorrespondentLECANTO So who was it that claimed experience rules, particularly in tournament play? It didnt seem to matter much to St. John Lutherans girls basketball team. Facing their toughest 2A-3 foe, the Seven Rivers Christian squad that upset them in the district final a year ago on the Saints home floor, at Seven Rivers didnt seem to bother their two seventh-grade starters. Essence Bell and Brylee Bartram combined to score 24 points in helping St. John hold off the Warriors 53-45 Friday to win the District 2A-3 tournament title. The result means Seven Rivers, now 14-10 for the season, must travel to play the winner in 2A-4, either Deltona Trinity Christian or Ormond Beach Calvary Christian, next Thursday. St. John, 15-7 overall, will host the loser of that game Thursday. We had a focus coming in, said St. John coach Kimberly Pompey. We knew MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleKatie Dreyer of Seven Rivers Christian keeps the ball away from St. John defender Heather Fisher during the first half of Friday nights District 2A-3 championship game at Seven Rivers Christian School. Warrior Abby Kuntz trails the play. Seven Rivers Christian falls just short of District 2A-3 title in 53-45 loss Associated PressFlorida guard Kasey Hill trips while trying to shoot Thursday in the second half against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss. No. 3 Florida stands tall in short turnarounds Associated PressGAINESVILLE No. 3 Florida knows how to handle tight turnarounds. The Gators are 8-1 in Saturday games following Thursday night tilts, including four straight wins. Coach Billy Donovans team will try to make it five in a row today against Texas A&M (12-8, 3-4 Southeastern Conference). Florida (18-2, 7-0) has won 12 in a row and 17 of 18. The latest win came Thursday at Mississippi State. The Gators briefly trailed in the second half before pulling away. The 62-51 victory marked the 12th time this season Florida has held an opponent to 60 points or fewer. Defense has been a big key to the teams success in short-rest situations. The Gators have allowed an average of 54 points in their last four Saturday games following Thursday wins. The one thing youve got to be able to do when youve got that quick turnaround, from a scouting perspective and coaching perspective, youve got to get to the meat and potatoes of what is really, really important and what we have to do to win the game, Donovan said. Florida is 18-1 in weeks that include Thursday-Saturday games, See GATORS/ Page B3 See GRIP/ Page B3
B2SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Beverly Hills Gang Senior Mix League Week 20 Bowling Scores: Gary Brown 205-179-214-598, Wally Malphrus 209-211-164-587, Jim wright 171-198-202571, Roy Fuller 224-549, Bill Johnston 544,Larry Gray 521, Jerry Thompson 515, Chuck Hoffman 506, Al Berardi 505, Al Denton 501. Splits Made: Glenda Johnston 5-6, Bernadette Brooks 5-6-10, Al Berardi 3-10 and 9-10, Chet Pierzgalski 3-10, Clyde Hunte 4-5, Renee Hanley 7-8, Chuck Hoffman 310, Marion Steenstra 3-10 and 3-6-7-10, Lou Dickerson 7-8, Wanda Kilk 3-10, Don Corno 2-9, Fran Shidner 3-10, Linda Ethridge 4-5(2X), Al Denton 3-10(2X), Jerry Thompson 4-5, Julie Nagengast 3-10, Morris Frank 310 and 2-7, Dot Troyanos 3-10, Tony LaCattiva 3-10, Monique Engling 4-5 and 5-7, Wally Malphrus 6-8. Beverly Hills Senior Open League Week 20 Bowling Scores: Herb Sherrill 222-184-225-631, Bob Griggs 186-247-171-604, Craig Furrer 214-149-224587, Dave Coburn 165-228-181-574, Matt Wayne 197173-200-570, John Schott 200-193-160-553, Lyle Ternes 191-177-182-550, Bill Sumner 202-545, Walt Clevenger 202-539, ChuckAhn 539, Jerry Thompson 216-537, Bill Johnston 203-537, Richard Jacobs 533, Charlie Ahn 214-512, Tom Chees 213, Phil Arena 205. Splits Made: Norm Patch 3-10, Frank Andrukanis 3-10, John Hoagland 3-10, Brendan Dooley 3-10(2X), Don Levinson 2-6-7, Dave Coburn 2-7-8, Ed Smith 3-10, Joe Brooks 4-7-9, Lee Ball 5-7, Dot Troyanos 3-10 and 2-7(2X), John Casdia 5-7, Walt clevenger 3-10, Al Roque 3-10, Pervis Hunt Jr. 5-6-10. Beverly Hills Gang Senior Mix League Week 19 Bowling Scores: Jim Wright 235-235-189-659, Steve O'Connor 201-202-194-597, Al Denton 214-533, Roy Fuller 201-524, Chuck Hoffman 522, Dick Dickerson 522, Morris Frank 200-521, Larry Gray 203. Splits Made: Lou Dickerson 5-6, Ron Worrell 3-10(2X), Dick Dickerson 3-6-7-10, Denise Coady 3-10, Jerry Thompson 3-10, Fran Shidner 4-5-7, Kitty Gray 5-7, Morris Frank 2-7, Kathy Fuller 5-6, Kurt Wittig 3-10, Bob Mannella 2-7, Red Wright 2-7. Al Denton 3-10, Jim Wright 2-7, Marion Streestra 4-7-10. Parkview Lanes Weekly News VALENTINES DOUBLES TOURNEY: The annual Valentines Doubles Tourney will be held Sunday, February 16. The festivities begin with a luncheon at 1pm, followed by the three games of 7-9-8 NoTap, all to the music of Grants Tunes. Reservations are required by Friday, February 14. League scores for the week ending January 26: MONDAY NIGHT SPECIAL: Handicap: David Rogers 301,775; Matt OBrien 298; Dennis Iverson 788; Judy Timmons 264,726; Stacy Christopher 264; Debbie Smith 258; Michelle Shirley 719. Scratch: Matt OBrien 278; Chris Carr 277,744; Wes Foley 714; Judy Timmons 213,573; Myla Wexler 201; Michelle Shirley 557. PRESERVE PINBUSTERS: Handicap: Wayne Baker 302,790; Jeff Koch 287; Desi Sidote 731; Betty Noland 269; Lucy Smallwood 267; Rita Fulford 732; Kathy Gilbert 717. Scratch: Jeff Koch 267,664; Phil Spencer 224,645; Betty Noland 193; Paula Weaver 192,509; Lucy Smallwood 484. SUNCOAST SENIORS 12-WEEK: Handicap: Leon Tenniswood 255,691; Jerry Ness 242; Joe Markham 668; Carol Roberts 253,712; Helen Simonson 246; Patricia Honaker 688. Scratch: Jerry Ness 260,616; Carl Peterson 189,487; Carol Roberts 176,481; Sherry Hiller 154,412. SCRATCH CHALLENGE: Brian Carney 245; Bobby Craft 235,638; Lori Ciquera 186,510. LATE STARTERS: Handicap: Ray Colon 248; Ken Brown 242,682; Gordon Fay 678; Linda Vehrs 243,634; Mona Rosado 240; Vicki Soletto 488. Scratch: Rich Soletto 236; Ted Rafanan 225,577; Gordon Fay 600; 38,685; Linda Vehrs 190,475; Peggy Murdock 182; Vicki Soletto 488. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Handicap: Jeff Koch 298,820; Mike Dudziak 293; Wes Foley 792. Scratch: John Saltmarsh 278,704; Jeff Koch 275,751; Sean Fugere 759; Phil Spencer 753; Scott Brown 744; Tim Lawrence 706. WOMEN'S TRIO: Handicap: Marilyn Seymour 243; Terri Moorbeck 237,657; Dianna Kirk 690. Scratch: Marilyn Seymour 185; Terri Moorbeck 179,483; Maggie Savarese 461. GOOD TIME BOWLERS: Handicap: Bob Krueger 240,666; Gaynor Stoner 238,650; Mary Krueger 247,670; Janet Murray 226; Carol Pilaske 619. Scratch: Rocky Sincore 189; Bob Krueger 185,501; Fred Yannotti 485; Mike Bonadonna 485; Janet Murray 199,514; Mary Krueger 178,463. HOLDER HOTSHOTS: Handicap: Bill Sullivan 301,757; Robert Corbeil 281,755; Lynda Morgan 264,703; Thia Williams 258; Hattie Chives 714. Scratch: Bill Sullivan 234; Bryan Knepper 225; Chuck Hindbaugh 625; Gary Brown 624; Kathy Calcagni 191,491; Lynda Morgan 183; Ellen Bowman 484. SANDY OAKS: Handicap: Lenny Dexter 255; Bob Iverson 254; Homer Raush 710; Jack Foster 705; Genie Tenniswood 263,720; Kathy Crippen 254,695. Scratch: Bob Iverson 246,631; Reggie Bowman 216,578; Lavon Strutz 178,484; Corinne Gendron 168; Marilyn Ormiston 452. PARKVIEW OWLS: Handicap: George Munzing 279,734; Bob Desmeules 249; K E Conrad 660; Ted Rafanan 660; June Williams 236,647; Betty Wood 235; Debbie Mills 643. Scratch: George Munzing 265,692; Ted Rafanan 235,660; Myla Wexler 183,509; Debbie Mills 172,484. BOWLERS OF THE WEEK: Genie Tenniswood, 120 pins over her average, and Jeff Koch, 139 pins over his average. Citrus Springs Horseshoe Club Results Jan. 25 results Won all three games Dick Lenzen High Series Norm Olewnik 214, Barry Sperber 214, Lawrence Short 212 High Game Norm Olewnik 81 Scores are based on a handicap system so all skill levels can compete. The Club provides the horseshoes. Stop by on any Tuesday or Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at the old Community Centernon Route 39 in Citrus Springs. Call Joe Warburton, 352-489-7537, for information about the Club. Adult sportsNEWS C.J. RISAK CorrespondentA lot of coaches share the same simple philosophy regarding shooting as Crystal River girls basketball coach Jason Rodgers: Basically, its relax, shoot and have fun. Megan Wells, a senior cocaptain with the Pirates, has seemingly embraced that theory at least if recent performances are any indication. Wells lit up Seven Rivers Christian for 18 points in a two-point loss in the final regular-season game, then followed that with a 19-point performance in an opening-round District 5A-6 tournament victory over Dunnellon on Tuesday. In the district final against Citrus, she totaled 16 points. Although both were solid performances, Rodgers pointed out what he believed to be a significant difference. Megan was really on fire tonight, he said after Wells torching of Dunnellon. But tonight was different. Against Seven Rivers, she took a lot of shots, and not all of them were good. Tonight she got good looks at the basket, and she shot 5-of-8 from three-point range. Thats great. That kind of long-range shooting accuracy would be welcome at any level of basketball. Its also better than she had been performing through most of the season. Wells is averaging 8.6 points a game, and through the first 18 games she converted a team-best 22-of-79 from three-point range, or 27.8 percent. Against Dunnellon, she connected on 62.5 percent of her triples. Wells has more threes than anyone else on the team, and it has proven to be an integral part of the offense. The Pirates are not an overly big team, but if they can get opponents to venture outside to pressure Wells and teammate Kiersten Croyle, it opens things up inside for Jasmyne Eason, Cassidy Wardlow and Kaylan Simms. Wells offensive role was magnified further when Brianna Richardson, a significant threepoint threat off the bench for Crystal River, had to leave the team following the regular-season finale at Seven Rivers when her family moved to Orlando. But in keeping with her coachs advice, Wells isnt overly concerned. Ive had a few good shooting games, she said Tuesday. Its a matter of getting in a good shooting rhythm. Were playing more as a team (this year). Tonight we showed it, we were clicking on all cylinders. We want to draw them out and get it to our inside players. Wells takes her basketball seriously, which is an attitude Rodgers appreciates but still wants to tone down a bit. When the high school season concludes, shell take a few weeks off before joining her travel team, the Citrus Wildcats, which is coached by her dad. I play travel ball from the end of February until July, she said. Which is great, according to Rodgers, as long as it doesnt clash with one of the top tenets on his list. I tell them to just take good shots and dont worry, he said. Just shoot the ball, have fun and relax. Of course, its easier to relax and enjoy when the shots are falling. But her offensive prowess isnt where Wells believes shes improved the most. Im hustling a lot more, she said. This is my last year. Her other statistics would attest to that improvement. Wells is also averaging 4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2 steals a game. Her defense is a significant part of what has made Crystal River a 20-win team this season the Pirates overall defense ignites the offense. And as Wells said, at present the offense is clicking on all cylinders. Crystal River senior guard Wells shooting stroke could be key in state playoffs MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleMegan Wells of Crystal River, right, attempts to drive past Ami Culi of Seven Rivers during a game Jan. 24 at Seven Rivers Christian School. Wells has averaged more than 17 points per contest in the Pirates last three games. Picking up her game US in hole vs. Brits Ward stuns Querrey to give England 2-0 lead Associated PressSAN DIEGO James Ward won 10 of the last 11 games to take a stunning five-set victory against Sam Querrey and give Britain a 2-0 lead against the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday at Petco Park. Ward was two games from losing the match when he began his rally that gave him a 1-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 victory. With dusk approaching and the lights on at the downtown baseball park, Ward won the match with an overhand smash that brought his teammates to their feet in celebration. Wards victory in 3 hours, 11 minutes, followed Wimbledon champion Andy Murrays easy straight-set victory against Donald Young on the temporary red clay court in left field at the home of the San Diego Padres. Britain can clinch the match on Saturday if it wins the doubles match. Murray and Colin Fleming are scheduled to face Bob and Mike Bryan. Querrey, the United States No. 1 singles player in this tournament, had a 4-2 lead in the fourth set after winning the sixth game at love. But Ward rallied to win the next four games and the set to force a deciding fifth set. He jumped to a 4-0 lead in the fifth set before Querrey broke serve with a bleeder over the net to pull to 4-1. Ward then closed out the match. Murray overwhelmed Young in 1:38 in the opener of the World Group match. Murray was barely challenged by Young. The twotime Grand Slam winner took leads of 5-0 in the first set and 5-1 in the second set. Young never broke serve but took the sixth game of the third set to four deuces before the British star had an ace and then won when Young netted a backhand. Associated PressSYRACUSE, N.Y. Students have been camped at Boeheimburg outside the Carrier Dome for nearly two weeks in bitter cold, with a few fans having paid for their Syracuse season tickets by making the shrewd financial decision to sell their seats for home game No. 13. The head coach simply shrugs. Ive coached 1,000 games. Thats too many games to get excited about one game, said Jim Boeheim, head coach of the unbeaten No. 2 Orange. Its a 31-game regular season and every game is important, every game counts the same, and you have to approach it that way. Maybe for the coaches, but not the fans. This upstate New York city is abuzz as it awaits the arrival of No. 17 Duke the new Georgetown on the Syracuse schedule. Yes, the Carrier Dome will be overflowing tonight on the eve of the Super Bowl, and this key Atlantic Coast Conference game is a big deal. It will feature two Hall of Fame coaches and two good friends who have twice won Olympic gold together as colleagues with a combined 1,914 wins: Dukes Mike Krzyzewski (974) and Boeheim (940), the top two alltime in Division I. Theyre also the only coaches in history to win more than 900 games at one school, with the 69year-old Boeheim ahead in that category at 940 in 38 years at his alma mater and Krzyzewski at 901 in 34 years at Duke. When Syracuse faced Connecticut in the 2012 Big East quarterfinals, Boeheim and former Huskies coach Jim Calhoun had a combined 1,760 wins. It will be a historic game, Krzyzewski, soon to be 67, said. The fact that Jim and I, total, have won over 1,900 games, its never been done. He and I talked about it this summer because we worked together the past 10 years with USA Basketball, that every time we go on the court, it will be something special. Despite those imposing numbers, the two coaches have squared off against one another just twice, and each has one victory. Duke won the last meeting, 80-67, in the 1998 NCAA tournaments South Regional, and Syracuse won the first, 78-76, in the 1989 ACC-Big East Challenge in Greensboro, N.C. With Syracuse in the ACC now, the teams will double that total this season in a three-week span when the Orange visit Cameron Indoor Stadium later this month. Associated PressSyracuse head coach Jim Boeheim directs his team against Wake Forest during the first half Wednesday in Winston-Salem, N.C.
LHS went 3-1 in Sumter County, defeating The Villages (42-41), losing via a tiebreaker to Tampa Prep and narrowly easing past Ocala-Trinity Catholic. Following pool play, LHS was expected to compete against StarkeBradford, but the Tornadoes bolted for home, suffering a forfeit loss. In individual action, senior Chris Ewing at 182 and Cody Simmons at 220 both wrestled for a first-place medal in their weight classes. Ewing (4-0) stuck Crystal Rivers Eddie Bennis while Simmons (3-1) fell in his last match to settle for second. Entering Spring Hill, Ewing leads the Panthers in wins (27) and pins (17) Sixth-year Panthers mentor Scot Roberts was encouraged by the LHS performance, particularly after Austin Hartman, Nicolai Kortendick, Alex Strube, Timothy Cyr and Bryce Hickey all won two matches. As far the Panthers in 2A-5, (Chris) Ewing should be one or two (seed), but thats about it, Roberts described.I would consider it successful if we get eight guys to the regional next week.It looks like there will be a couple weight classes with only four guys. On where the Panthers are approaching todays meet, We had our best tournament as a team last week, Roberts said.Hopefully we will wrestle our best matches now that it matters the most.Taylor, Bearden form solid 1-2 punch for HurricanesCitrus is expecting to enter Spring Hill with a 12 or 13 man lineup. Injuries at 113 pounds and 120 may negate two competitors from those two weight divisions. Seven Hurricane starters are expected to return from last years 2A-7 meet including: Victor Segarra at 126, Devon Carmack at 132, Tarique Cabanas at 145, Brandon Taylor at 160, Casey Bearden at 170, Austin Renaud at 182 and Bradley Wiesenauer at 195. Last winter, CHS had a nightmarish tourney capturing nine of 30 bouts (30 percent), with no district champions to slip to fourth overall. Both Taylor and Bearden finished as district runners-up. A year later, Taylor leads all Citrus County grapplers in victories (49) followed by Bearden (43).Pirates chasing Blue DevilsThe 1A-5 field features: Green Cove Springs-Clay, Crystal River, Dunnellon, Gainesville-Eastside, Interlachen, Citra-North Marion, Palatka, Ocala-Trinity Catholic and host The Villages. Clay is a defending district champion. The Clay County Blue Devils are the three-time defending Class 1A state runners-up. Veteran Crystal River mentor Craig Frederick understands the obstacle course facing his team. We saw Clay at the Gulf Duals. Theyre rock solid and have been that way for years, Frederick noted. For us, it all depends if we can get some help from some of the others and our kids have to perform at their highest level. On the key to a supreme upset, Byes could be very dangerous, Frederick detailed. If any of our kids get byes and then lose, you miss out on points. Frederick believes he could push seven into the finals but insists, Even if we get them in the finals, were trying to get firsts not seconds. Our guys know its a mountain to climb (to beat Clay). To give ourselves a shot at states, it (started last weekend) at The Villages. As long as our kids live up to their seeds, Ill be happy. CRHS is expecting seniors Michael Allan (37-5, 17 pins) at 126 and Carlos Sanabria (36-10, 26 pins) at 220 to earn No. 1 seeds. According to Frederick, with a little help, seniors Nick Hooper (39-7) at 145 and Andrew Bilby (26-7) at 195, along with sophomore Eddie Bennis (37-12) at 182 and juniors Joel Pelton (37-11) at 138 and Michael Ciccione (18-7) at 132 could all reach the tourney finals.SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. (ESPN2) Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Coastal Carolina at Campbell 12 p.m. (CW) Boston College at Notre Dame 12 p.m. (ESPN) Ohio State at Wisconsin 12 p.m. (FSNFL) Georgia Tech at Wake Forest 12:30 p.m. (FS1) Marquette at St. Johns 12:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) George Washington at Dayton 1 p.m. (CBS) Kentucky at Missouri 1 p.m. (ESPN2) North Carolina State at North Carolina 1 p.m. (ESPNU) Toledo at Ohio 1:30 p.m. (MNT) South Carolina at Mississippi 2 p.m. (ESPN) Baylor at Oklahoma State 2:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) George Mason at St. Louis 3 p.m. (ESPN2) Clemson at Florida State 3 p.m. (ESPNU) Evansville at Wichita State 3 p.m. (FS1) Michigan State vs. Georgetown 4 p.m. (MNT, WYKE 104.3 FM) Texas A&M at Florida 4 p.m. (ESPN) Kansas at Texas 4:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Drexel at Towson 5 p.m. (ESPNU) Arkansas at LSU 5 p.m. (SUN) Mississippi State at Vanderbilt 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Duke at Syracuse 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Wright State at Green Bay 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Colorado State at San Diego State 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Tennessee at Alabama 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Central Florida at Louisville 9 p.m. (NBCSPT) Pennsylvania at Harvard 11 p.m. (ESPN2) St. Marys at BYU 11 p.m. (ESPNU) UC Irvine at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 3 a.m. (ESPNU) North Carolina State at North Carolina (Same-day Tape) WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 3 p.m. (FSNFL) Oklahoma State at Oklahoma NBA 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Miami Heat at New York Knicks GOLF 1 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour: Waste Management Phoenix Open, Third Round 3 p.m. (CBS) PGA Tour: Waste Management Phoenix Open, Third Round 3:30 a.m. (GOLF) European PGA Tour: Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Final Round HOCKEY 1 p.m. (NHL) Washington Capitals at Detroit Red Wings (Taped) 1 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 4 p.m. (NHL) Philadelphia Flyers at Los Angeles Kings 6:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Wisconsin at Michigan 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Florida Panthers at Columbus Blue Jackets 7 p.m. (NHL) Ottawa Senators at Toronto Maple Leafs 10:30 p.m. (NHL) Chicago Blackhawks at San Jose Sharks MOTORCYCLE RACING 10 p.m. (FS1) Monster Energy Supercross: Anaheim FIGURE SKATING 4:30 p.m. (NBC) Four Continents Championships (Taped) SOCCER 7:45 a.m. (NBCSPT) English Premier League: Newcastle United vs. Sunderland 10 a.m. (NBCSPT) English Premier League: Stoke City vs. Manchester United 5 p.m. (ESPN2) Men: United States vs. Korea Republic TENNIS 6 a.m. (TENNIS) WTA Open GDF Suez quarterfinal (Taped) 6:30 p.m. (TENNIS) WTA Open GDF Suez semifinal (Taped) 8:30 p.m. (TENNIS) WTA Open GDF Suez semifinal (Taped) 10:30 p.m. (TENNIS) Davis Cup First Round: Great Britain vs. USA Rubber 3 (Taped) 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 WRESTLING 10 a.m. Crystal River in District 1A-5 meet at The Villages 11 a.m. Citrus, Lecanto in District 2A-5 meet at Springstead NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2421.533 Brooklyn2024.4553 New York1927.4135 Philadelphia1532.31910 Boston1533.31310 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3213.711 Atlanta 2421.5338 Washington2223.48910 Charlotte2027.42613 Orlando1335.27120 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 3510.778 Chicago2322.51112 Detroit 1827.40017 Cleveland1630.34819 Milwaukee838.17427 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3313.717 Houston3117.6463 Dallas 2721.5637 Memphis2520.5567 New Orleans1926.42213 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3810.792 Portland3313.7174 Denver 2222.50014 Minnesota2323.50014 Utah 1629.35620 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3316.673 Phoenix2818.6093 Golden State2819.5964 L.A. Lakers1630.34815 Sacramento1531.32616 Thursdays Games Phoenix 102, Indiana 94 New York 117, Cleveland 86 Golden State 111, L.A. Clippers 92 Fridays Games Orlando 113, Milwaukee 102 Atlanta 125, Philadelphia 99 Memphis 94, Minnesota 90 Oklahoma City 120, Brooklyn 95 Dallas 107, Sacramento 103 Toronto at Denver, late Charlotte at L.A. Lakers, late Golden State at Utah, late Todays Games Brooklyn at Indiana, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Washington, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Houston, 8 p.m. Milwaukee at Memphis, 8 p.m. Chicago at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Sacramento at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Miami at New York, 8:30 p.m. Charlotte at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Toronto at Portland, 10 p.m. Utah at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Games Orlando at Boston, 1 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston533416371160119 Tampa Bay543118567160136 Toronto562921664164173 Montreal542920563135135 Detroit5424191159139152 Ottawa5424201058155170 Florida542126749132170 Buffalo531530838104154 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh543814278175129 N.Y. Rangers563023363145140 Carolina542520959137151 Columbus542723458159153 Philadelphia552623658150163 New Jersey5623211258132140 Washington552422957158167 N.Y. Islanders572128850159191 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Chicago5633101379199156 St. Louis533612577181122 Colorado533414573158141 Minnesota562921664137140 Nashville562523858139168 Dallas 542421957156160 Winnipeg562625557159165 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim564011585189137 San Jose553415674166133 Los Angeles563020666134120 Vancouver562720963142147 Phoenix5425191060156163 Calgary 542027747128170 Edmonton561832642147190 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Thursdays Games Montreal 4, Boston 1 Toronto 6, Florida 3 Columbus 5, Washington 2 Ottawa 5, Tampa Bay 3 New Jersey 3, Dallas 2, OT Colorado 5, Minnesota 4 Calgary 4, San Jose 1 Buffalo 3, Phoenix 2 Anaheim 5, Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 4, Los Angeles 1 Fridays Games Detroit 4, Washington 3, SO N.Y. Rangers 4, N.Y. Islanders 1 Carolina 3, St. Louis 1 Nashville 3, New Jersey 2, OT Winnipeg 4, Vancouver 3 Todays Games Edmonton at Boston, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Montreal, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Colorado, 3 p.m. Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 4 p.m. Ottawa at Toronto, 7 p.m. Florida at Columbus, 7 p.m. Nashville at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Pittsburgh at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Calgary, 10 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Chicago at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Games Detroit at Washington, 12:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Montreal, 1 p.m. BASEBALL COMMISSIONERS OFFICE Suspended Miami RHP Ronny Fermin 50 games for a violating the minor league drug program. American League DETROIT TIGERS Agreed to terms with C Alex Avila on a one-year contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALS Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Crow on a one-year contract. TEXAS RANGERS Announced the retirement of INF Michael Young. National League CINCINNATI REDS Agreed to terms with OF Roger Bernadina on a minor league contract. MIAMI MARLINS Agreed to terms with OF Reed Johnson on a minor league contract. NEW YORK METS Agreed to terms with INF/OF Matt Clark on a minor league contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association DETROIT PISTONS Reassigned G Peyton Siva and F Tony Mitchell to Fort Wayne (NBADL). NEW YORK KNICKS Assigned G Toure Murry to Erie (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS Named Pepper Johnson defensive line coach and Fred Pagac linebackers coach. Canadian Football League WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Traded WR Kito Poblah to British Columbia for DB Korey Banks. Released QB Jason Boltus, DB Bo Smith, LB Daniel Sheffield, RB Mario Fannin and DE Mathieu Boulay. HOCKEY National Hockey League COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Returned F Tim Erixon to Springfield (AHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS Assigned D Eric Gelinas to Albany (AHL). Recalled F Mike Sislo from Albany. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Recalled Gs Cedrick Desjardins and Kristers Gudlevskis from Syracuse (AHL). TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Traded D Mark Fraser to Edmonton for F Cameron Abney and the rights to F Teemu Hartikainen. WASHINGTON CAPITALS Recalled D Tyson Strachan from Hershey (AHL) on an emergency basis. Reassigned C Ryan Stoa to Hershey. SOCCER Major League Soccer SEATTLE SOUNDERS Acquired MF Marco Pappa through Major League Soccers allocation process. COLLEGE EMPIRE 8 ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Announced Cortland State will join as an affiliate member in football for the 2015 season. WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Suspended Texas-Pan American mens basketball coach Dan Hipsher one game for violations of the conferences sportsmanship policy. ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE Named Harold Watson assistant athletic director for marketing and promotions. CALDWELL Named Jacquelinee McDevitt womens assistant lacrosse coach. GEORGIA SOUTHERN Named Dell McGee running backs coach. LIMESTONE Named Zack Siefert mens and womens golf coach. RICE Named Kevin Yoxall strength and conditioning coach. RUTGERS Named Ralph Friedgen offensive coordinator, Bob Fraser special teams coordinator/linebackers coach and Joe Rossi defensive coordinator. TENNESSEE Announced its rowing program will join the Big 12 Conference in 2015. Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Friday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 4 9 6 CASH 3 (late) 5 5 9 PLAY 4 (early) 9 9 5 5 PLAY 4 (late) 2 5 7 8 FANTASY 5 4 5 9 18 21 MEGA MONEY 4 8 14 34 MEGA BALL 5 MEGA MILLIONS 3 9 13 47 52 MEGA BALL 8 Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Thursdays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 11 14 20 24 29 5-of-53 winners$70,240.52 4-of-5281$120.50 3-of-59,365$10.00SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 B3 WRESTLEContinued from Page B1 with the only loss coming at Kentucky in 2011. That success surely helps in the NCAA tournament, which offers similar turnarounds. Donovan offered little insight into his teams dominance on one days rest, but credited his staff and players for getting properly prepared in a short span. If you cant drill it as hard as you want to because of time, because fatigue doesnt allow it, youve got to have a group of guys that can get through those things with an understanding of what theyre going to have to do and need to do with that situation, Donovan said. Donovans current group is one of his best, especially on the defensive end. The Gators have four seniors in the starting lineup, including the teams best three defenders in center Patric Young, forward Will Yeguete and point guard Scottie Wilbekin. Forward Casey Prather isnt too shabby, either. Together, they have been effective running the full-court press, defending ball screens and rotating to help inside and out. And when shots arent falling, the Gators simply turn to defense to pull out games. That helps a lot, Yeguete said. When you have players that can actually make plays on defense, you can gamble a little more. We got Scottie, who is a really good guard and can get off screens. We have Pat, who is a really good interior defender. That allows us to be comfortable on the floor and on the court, and we play with a little more freedom on defense. Its been working. Hopefully we keep on going. Florida leads the SEC and ranks eighth in the nation in scoring defense, giving up 58.8 points a game. The Gators allowed 54.4 points a game last season, the programs fewest since 1948-49. Although Floridas defensive numbers arent quite as stout this season, new NCAA rules designed to improve scoring have been a contributing factor. Still, the Gators are garnering attention for their D. It was the best defense Ive seen since Ive been a part of Tennessee basketball against any team, Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin said this week, days after the Gators beat the Volunteers 67-41 in Gainesville. That was the back end of a Thursday-Saturday week. And the Gators believe they can play better. They will have more depth when 6-foot-10 freshman forward Chris Walker becomes eligible Tuesday, allowing for more pressing and maybe more aggressive defense and maybe more short-rest success. it wouldnt be easy. Our half-court press did well, they kept it out of 11s (Alexis Zachar) hands. We kept up the pressure, we kept on pushing. We played as a unit, and we were able to push the ball up the court. The Saints pressure caused all sorts of chaos for Seven Rivers. Although the score was knotted at 8-all after one quarter, St. John took control of the game in the second with a defense that forced 10 Warrior turnovers. The Saints outscored Seven Rivers 17-8 in the period, then put up a 14-7 rally in the first five minutes of the third quarter to go up 39-23. Only a nine-point answer by the Warriors, six of them by Zachar, allowed them to narrow the gap to 40-32 entering the fourth. Two Alyssa Gage free throws early in the fourth made it a six-point deficit for Seven Rivers, but St. John scored eight of the next 10 points to regain its 14-point cushion. One final Warrior push narrowed it to 50-44, but only 1:31 remained, and when Zachar fouled out with just 1:16 left, any hope for a final rally was lost. The shots didnt fall for us, especially in the first quarter, Seven Rivers coach Gary Dreyer said. And the other thing is, St. John is a fast team. Im proud of our girls. The girls that we have, some of them are basketball nuts and some arent, but they all work hard. Im proud of the effort they put in. Zachar finished with a game-high 18 points, with Gage adding 17. St. John got 17 from senior Sara Poehlman, with seventh-graders Bell and Bartram adding 14 and 10, respectively. The difference was our overall defense, Pompey said. Defense creates offense, and we have some great shooters and some great penetrators. Were small but powerful. That defense caused Seven Rivers to commit 25 turnovers in the game while allowing them to convert just 6-of-35 first-half floor shots. It didnt get much better for the Warriors in the second half: they hit just 10-of-32 from the field. Theyre high school girls, Dreyer said. Theyre going to have some good days and some not so good days. But this one isnt on their shoulders, its on mine. If youre not prepared properly, then its the coachs fault. They need to hold their heads high. Hurricanes finish regular season with victoryThe Citrus boys basketball concluded its regular season Friday night with a 66-47 home victory over Brooksville Hernando. Hurricanes junior wingman Desmond Franklin scored a team-high 24 points, while teammates Ben Janicki (13 points) and Sam Franklin (10 points) joined him in double figures. Citrus coach Tom Densmore also credited guards Devin Pryor and Zack Saxer with playing excellent defense to contribute to the triumph. The Hurricanes (23-2) play 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Crystal River High School against Lecanto in the District 5A-6 tournament semifinals. From staff reports SPORTS BRIEF GRIPContinued from Page B1 GATORSContinued from Page B1
B4SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Afflalo scores 21, Magic beat Bucks 113-102 Associated PressORLANDO Arron Afflalo scored 21 points, Tobias Harris added 18 and the Orlando Magic ran past the Milwaukee Bucks 113-102 Friday night. The Magic snapped a threegame losing streak and extended their home winning streak over Milwaukee to 16 games. Orlando led by as many as 25 points and had six players reach double-figures. Nik Vucevic had 12 points and six rebounds in his second game back from a concussion. Caron Butler scored 20 points for Milwaukee, which lost its fifth straight game. The Bucks have lost 14 of their last 15 and eight straight on the road. Milwaukee played without John Henson, who was out with a sprained right wrist. O.J. Mayo missed his third consecutive game with an illness.Grizzlies 94, Timberwolves 90MINNEAPOLIS Zach Randolph had 26 points and 12 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame another strong effort by Kevin Love to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 94-90. Courtney Lee added 16 points for the Grizzlies, who have won five straight games and 10 of their last 11. The Grizzlies have won six straight on the road. Playing on a sore left ankle throughout the second half, Love led Minnesota with 28 points and 16 rebounds. Kevin Martin had 14 points for the Timberwolves, who lost for just the second time in seven games.Thunder 120, Nets 95NEW YORK Kevin Durants 30-point streak ended at 12 games when he scored 26 in just 30 minutes, and the Oklahoma City Thunder won their 10th in a row with a 120-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Serge Ibaka made all 12 shots and added 25 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who were so good that Durant sat the entire fourth quarter, the only way to slow him down right now. The NBAs leading scorer finished 10 of 12 from the field, though his scoring average during his sensational January dropped from 36.6 to 35.9. Shaun Livingston scored 16 points while drawing the impossible assignment of defending Durant for the Nets.Hawks 125, 76ers 99PHILADELPHIA Mike Scott and Elton Brand scored 18 points apiece to lead seven Hawks in double figures and Atlanta routed the Philadelphia 76ers 125-99. DeMarre Carroll contributed 13, Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague and Lou Williams had 12 apiece, and Kyle Korver added 11 for the Hawks. Thaddeus Young scored 29 points, Michael Carter-Williams added 17 and Elliot Williams had 15 for the Sixers, who have dropped 11 of their last 13 home games, including five straight. After going into the locker room with a 64-52 advantage, the Hawks blitzed the Sixers for 38 points in the third quarter to take a 102-75 lead.Mavericks 107, Kings 103DALLAS Dirk Nowitzki scored 34 points and the Dallas Mavericks held off Sacramento 107-103, handing the Kings their sixth straight loss in another game without leading scorer DeMarcus Cousins. A night after being named an AllStar for the 12th time, Nowitzki helped the Mavericks rally in the fourth quarter after they squandered a doubledigit lead in the first half and fell behind by 14 in the third. Brandan Wright had his first double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds, including a floater in the lane that put the Mavericks ahead for good at 96-94. Rudy Gay scored 35 to lead the Kings, who have the worst record in the Western Conference (15-31) and were without Cousins. Mickelson makes cut at Phoenix Open Associated PressSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Phil Mickelson made it to the weekend in the Phoenix Open. Another popular lefthander and a fellow former Arizona State player set the pace. A week after withdrawing from Torrey Pines because of back pain, Mickelson shot a 4-under 67 in his afternoon round Friday at cool and breezy TPC Scottsdale. The defending champion was eight strokes behind leaders Bubba Watson and Matt Jones. Im not totally out of it, Mickelson said. Obviously, heading into the weekend, Id like to be closer, but as we have seen in the past, there is that 8-, 9-, 10-, in some cases 11-under par round out there. Indeed, the three-time champion has shot 11-under 60 twice in the event, in the second round in his 2005 victory and last year in the first round. Watson, the long-hitting left-hander who won the 2012 Masters, followed his opening 64 with a 66 to reach 12 under. Jones, the Australian who played at Arizona State and lives in Scottsdale, had his second straight 65.Dubai Desert ClassicDUBAI, United Arab Emirates Rory McIlroy hit a wedge into 5 feet for birdie on the 18th hole for a 2-under 70 to regain the outright lead in the Dubai Desert Classic. The chief challenge for McIlroy came from an American but it wasnt Tiger Woods. Brooks Koepka, who earned his European Tour card last year by winning three times on the Challenge Tour, made seven birdies against no bogeys for a 65 that left him one shot behind McIlroy going into the weekend. Woods, meanwhile, hit only four fairways and had to rely on some key putts to salvage a 73. He was in a tie for 44th, eight shots out of the lead. McIlroy was at 11-under 133. He appeared to be in control at Emirates Golf Club, leading by three shots after his birdie at No. 10. But he drove wildly into the waste area on the par-5 13th and the par-4 16th holes, both leading to bogeys, before recovering on the 18th.New Zealand Womens OpenCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand New Zealands Stacey Tate stole the limelight from her Lydia Ko by shooting a 4-under 68 to share the lead with South Koreas Seon Woo Bae after Fridays opening round of the New Zealand Womens Open. Tate led outright after birdies at six of the first seven holes on her back nine, but bogeys at the last two holes brought her back into a tie with Bae in the Ladies European Tour event. Ko returned to New Zealand after finishing seventh at the latest LPGA tour stop in the Bahamas and was among a group of five players on 69, one shot behind the leading pair.European Tour Dubai Desert ClassicFriday, At Emirates Golf Club (Majlis Course), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Purse: $2.5 million, Yardage: 7,316, Par: 72, Second Round, a-amateur: Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland63-70 133 Brooks Koepka, United States69-65 134 Julien Quesne, France 66-70 136 Damien McGrane, Ireland 66-70 136 Danny Willett, England 71-65 136 Stephen Gallacher, Scotland66-71 137 Jamie Donaldson, Wales 69-68 137 Edoardo Molinari, Italy 65-72 137 Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand 68-69 137 Henrik Stenson, Sweden 70-67 137 Robert Rock, England 67-70 137 Justin Walters, South Africa 69-68 137 Simon Dyson, England 69-69 138 Roope Kakko, Finland 69-69 138 Magnus A. Carlsson, Sweden69-69 138 Emiliano Grillo, Argentina 71-67 138 Soren Hansen, Denmark 67-71 138 Francesco Molinari, Italy 69-69 138 Morten Orum Madsen, Denmark71-67 138 Also Paul Lawrie, Scotland 68-71 139 Joost Luiten, Netherlands 70-69 139 Colin Montgomerie, Scotland70-70 140 Tiger Woods, United States 68-73 141 Fred Couples, United States 70-71 141 Thomas Bjorn, Denmark 72-70 142 Paul Casey, England 70-72 142 Missed cut Peter Uihlein, United States 75-68 143 Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain75-69 144 Ernie Els, South Africa 74-70 144 John Daly, United States 70-74 144 Mark OMeara, United States70-74 144 Jose Maria Olazabal, Spain 74-71 145 a-Javier Ballesteros, Spain 74-71 145PGA Phoenix OpenFriday, At TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz., Purse: $6.2 million, Yardage: 7,152, Par: 71 Partial Second Round, a-denotes amateur: Matt Jones65-65 130-12 Bubba Watson64-66 130-12 Greg Chalmers65-67 132-10 Harris English65-67 132-10 Hideki Matsuyama66-67 133-9 Pat Perez65-68 133-9 Kevin Stadler65-68 133-9 William McGirt65-69 134-8 Brandt Snedeker70-64 134-8 Patrick Reed67-67 134-8 Scott Piercy67-67 134-8 Morgan Hoffmann69-66 135-7 Martin Laird67-68 135-7 Jason Kokrak66-69 135-7 Nick Watney69-68 137-5 Ken Duke70-67 137-5 Kiradech Aphibarnrat66-71 137-5 Nicolas Colsaerts69-68 137-5 James Driscoll67-70 137-5 Hunter Mahan66-71 137-5 Ryan Moore66-71 137-5 Bill Haas69-68 137-5 Jhonattan Vegas71-66 137-5 Y.E. Yang64-73 137-5 Chris Stroud70-67 137-5 Cameron Tringale71-67 138-4 David Hearn68-70 138-4 Chris Kirk65-73 138-4 David Lynn72-66 138-4 Ricky Barnes71-67 138-4 Bryce Molder67-71 138-4 Phil Mickelson71-67 138-4 Aaron Baddeley68-70 138-4 John Peterson68-70 138-4 Ben Crane69-69 138-4 Matt Every72-66 138-4 John Rollins72-67 139-3 Brendon de Jonge66-73 139-3 Graham DeLaet67-72 139-3 John Mallinger67-72 139-3 Kevin Streelman71-68 139-3 Gary Woodland67-72 139-3 Jonas Blixt68-71 139-3 Chris Smith70-69 139-3 Charles Howell III70-69 139-3 Erik Compton67-72 139-3 Fred Funk69-71 140-2 Brendan Steele66-74 140-2 John Merrick75-65 140-2 Kevin Na70-70 140-2 Brian Gay69-71 140-2 Ben Curtis68-72 140-2 Robert Garrigus70-70 140-2 David Lingmerth72-68 140-2 Martin Kaymer69-71 140-2 Webb Simpson68-72 140-2 Michael Thompson72-68 140-2 Sang-Moon Bae67-73 140-2 Ryan Palmer76-64 140-2 Steven Bowditch71-69 140-2 Roberto Castro72-69 141-1 Geoff Ogilvy71-70 141-1 K.J. Choi71-70 141-1 Vijay Singh69-72 141-1 Derek Ernst72-69 141-1 Mark Calcavecchia70-71 141-1 Brian Davis72-69 141-1 Brian Stuard73-68 141-1 Charley Hoffman70-71 141-1 Camilo Villegas70-71 141-1 Justin Hicks71-70 141-1 J.B. Holmes73-68 141-1 Scott Langley71-70 141-1 Jonathan Byrd68-73 141-1 Failed to complete second round Spencer Levin67 Michael Putnam67 Jason Bohn70 Joe Ogilvie71 Leaderboard at time of suspended play SCORETHRU 1. Matt Jones-12F 1. Bubba Watson-12F 3. Greg Chalmers-10F 3. Harris English-10F 5. Hideki Matsuyama-9F 5. Pat Perez-9F 5. Kevin Stadler-9F 8. Brandt Snedeker-8F 8. Patrick Reed-8F 8. Scott Piercy-8F 8. William McGirt-8F Rangers claim battle for NY Associated PressOrlandos Victor Oladipo makes a basket Friday as he gets out in front of Milwaukees Nate Wolters (6) and Brandon Knight (11) during the first half in Orlando. Associated PressNEW YORK Derick Brassard scored the goahead goal with 7:46 left in the third period and the New York Rangers used late offense to beat the New York Islanders for the second straight game, 4-1 on Friday night. Brad Richards provided insurance with 5:01 remaining, ripping a drive in off Nabokov, and Ryan McDonagh added an emptynet goal with 1 second left. Staal had two assists and Henrik Lundqvist made 38 saves for the Rangers, who have won three straight and six of eight.Red Wings 4, Capitals 3, OTDETROIT Alex Ovechkin had a game-tying goal with 7 seconds left in the third period, but Patrick Eaves scored in the seventh of the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 win over the Capitals. Detroits Gustav Nyquist scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, but the Red Wings couldnt prevent the NHLs goal-scoring leader from sending the game to overtime. Ovechkin has 39 goals this season, his highest total since scoring 50 times during the 2009-10 season.Hurricanes 3, Blues 1RALEIGH, N.C. Jeff Skinner scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1. Alexander Semin added an empty-netter with 1:04 left and Nathan Gerbe scored on an early power play. They helped the Hurricanes win their fifth in six games to remain in the mix in the crowded Metropolitan Division. David Backes scored on the power play for St. Louis.Predators 3, Devils 2, OTNASHVILLE, Tenn. Shea Weber scored two goals, including at 1:29 of overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied late in beating the New Jersey Devils 3-2. David Legwand scored with 10.8 seconds remaining in regulation with goalie Carter Hutton on the bench to force the extra period. Patrik Elias scored a goal and had an assist, and Jaromir Jagr had a goal for the Devils.Jets 4, Canucks 3WINNIPEG, Manitoba Devin Setoguchi scored two goals, including the tiebreaker with 2:56 remaining, and the Winnipeg Jets earned a 4-3 win over the slumping Vancouver Canucks. Zach Bogosian and Michael Frolik also scored for the Jets. Captain Andrew Ladd picked up two assists. Alexander Edler, Ryan Kesler and Jason Garrison scored for the Canucks. Associated PressNew York Ranger Ryan Callahan, rear, and New York Islander Calvin de Haan (44) fight for control of the puck during the second period Friday in New York. Womens basketballBRIEF No. 15 Arizona St. 64, Oregon St 62TEMPE, Ariz. Adrianne Thomas scored 17 points and fueled the go-ahead run to lift No. 15 Arizona State to a 6462 comeback win over Oregon State on Friday night. Trailing most of the game, Arizona State (18-3, 7-2 Pac 12) rallied late in the second half, erasing a seven-point deficit with an 11-4 run that included a layup and fourstraight free throws from Thomas and tied the game at 62 with 32 seconds left. Promise Amukamara then put the Sun Devils ahead for the first time since the opening period with a free throw, and Thomas padded it with a final free throw. Deven Hunter led the Beavers (12-9, 4-5) with 13 points and nine rebounds.From wire reports Associated PressBubba Watson hits from the sand on the 15th hole Friday during the second round of the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz. Watson is tied for the lead.
NATIONALFOOTBALLLEAGUECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 B5 NFL PlayoffsWild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 4 Indianapolis 45, Kansas City 44 New Orleans 26, Philadelphia 24 Sunday, Jan. 5 San Diego 27, Cincinnati 10 San Francisco 23, Green Bay 20 Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 11 Seattle 23, New Orleans 15 New England 43, Indianapolis 22 Sunday, Jan. 12 San Francisco 23, Carolina 10 Denver 24, San Diego 17 Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 19 Denver 26, New England 16 Seattle 23, San Francisco 17 Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 26 At Honolulu Team Rice 22, Team Sanders 21 Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2 At East Rutherford, N.J. Denver vs. Seattle, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)Super Bowl RecordsINDIVIDUAL RECORDS SCORING Most Points, Career 48, Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games. Most Points, Game 18, Roger Craig, San Francisco vs. Miami, 1985; Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Denver, 1990 and vs. San Diego, 1995; Ricky Watters, San Francisco vs. San Diego, 1995; Terrell Davis, Denver vs. Green Bay, 1998. Most Touchdowns, Career 8, Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games. Most Touchdowns, Game 3, Roger Craig, San Francisco vs. Miami, 1985; Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Denver 1990 and vs. San Diego, 1995; Ricky Watters, San Francisco vs. San Diego, 1995; Terrell Davis, Denver vs. Green Bay, 1998. Most Points After Touchdown, Career 13 Adam Vinatieri, New England-Indianapolis, (13 attempts, 5 games). Most Points After Touchdown, Game 7, Mike Cofer, San Francisco vs. Denver, 1990 (8 attempts); Lin Elliott, Dallas vs. Buffalo, 1993 (7 attempts); Doug Brien, San Francisco vs. San Diego, 1995 (7 attempts). Most Field Goals, Career 7, Adam Vinatieri, New England-Indianapolis, (10 attempts, 5 games). Most Field Goals, Game 4, Don Chandler, Green Bay vs. Oakland, 1968; Ray Wersching, San Francisco vs. Cincinnati, 1982. Longest Field Goal 54, Steve Christie, Buffalo vs. Dallas, 1994. Most Safeties 1, Dwight White, Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota, 1975; Reggie Harrison, Pittsburgh vs. Dallas, 1976; Henry Waechter, Chicago vs. New England, 1986; George Martin, New York vs. Denver, 1987; Bruce Smith, Buffalo vs. New York, 1991. RUSHING Most Attempts, Career 101, Franco Harris, Pittsburgh. Most Attempts, Game 38, John Riggins, Washington vs. Miami, 1983. Most Yards Gained, Career 354, Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, 4 games. Most Yards Gained, Game 204, Tim Smith, Washington vs. Denver, 1988. Longest Gain 75, Willie Parker, Pittsburgh vs. Seattle, 2006. Most Touchdowns, Career 5, Emmitt Smith, Dallas, 3 games. Most Touchdowns, Game 3, Terrell Davis, Denver vs. Green Bay, 1998. PASSING Most Attempts, Career 197, Tom Brady, New England, 5 games. Most Attempts, Game 58, Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Washington, 1992. Most Completions, Career 127, Tom Brady, New England, 5 games. Most Completions, Game 32, Tom Brady, New England vs. Carolina, 2004; Drew Brees, New Orleans vs. Indianapolis, 2010. Highest Completion Percentage, Career (minimum 40 attempts) 70.0 (56-of-80), Troy Aikman, Dallas (3 games). Highest Completion Percentage, Game 88.0, Phil Simms, New York Giants vs. Denver, 1987. Most Yards Gained, Career 1,277, Tom Brady, New England, 5 games. Most Yards Gained, Game 414, Kurt Warner, St. Louis vs. Tennessee, 2000. Most Touchdowns, Career 11, Joe Montana, San Francisco, 4 games. Most Touchdowns, Game 6, Steve Young, San Francisco vs. San Diego, 1995. Most Had Intercepted, Career 8, John Elway, Denver, 5 games. Most Had Intercepted, Game 5, Rich Gannon, Oakland vs. Tampa Bay, 2003. Longest Completion 85, Jake Delhomme (to Muhsin Muhammad), Carolina vs. New England, 2004. RECEIVING Most Receptions, Career 33, Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games. Most Receptions, Game 11, Dan Ross, Cincinnati vs. San Francisco, 1982; Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Cincinnati, 1989; Deion Branch, New England vs. Philadelphia, 2005; Wes Welker, New England vs. N.Y. Giants, 2008. Most Yards, Career 589, Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games. Most Yards, Game 215, Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Cincinnati, 1989. Most Touchdowns, Career 8, Jerry Rice, San Francisco-Oakland, 4 games. Most Touchdowns, Game 3, Jerry Rice, San Francisco vs. Denver, 1990. Longest Reception 85, Muhsin Muhammad (from Jake Delhomme), Carolina vs. New England, 2004. FUMBLES Most By, Career 5, Roger Staubach, Dallas, 4 games. Most By, Game 3, Roger Staubach, Dallas vs. Pittsburgh, 1976; Jim Kelly, Buffalo vs. Washington, 1992; Frank Reich, Buffalo vs. Dallas, 1993. INTERCEPTIONS Most By, Career 3, Chuck Howley, Dallas; Rod Martin, Oakland; Larry Brown, Dallas. Most By, Game 3, Rod Martin, Oakland vs. Philadelphia, 1981. Longest Return 100, James Harrison, Pittsburgh vs. Arizona, 2009. TEAM GAME RECORDS SCORING Most Points 55, San Francisco vs. Denver, 1990. Fewest Points 3, Miami vs. Dallas, 1972. Most Points, Both Teams 75, San Francisco (49), San Diego (26), 1995. Fewest Points, Both Teams 21, Miami (14), Washington (7), 1973. Largest Margin of Victory 45 San Francisco vs. Denver (55-10), 1990. YARDS GAINED Most Net Yards Gained 602, Washington vs. Denver, 1988. Fewest Net Yards Gained 119, Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh, 1975. Most Rushing Yards 280, Washington vs. Denver, 1988. Fewest Rushing Yards 7, New England vs. Chicago, 1986. Most Passing Yards 407, St. Louis vs. Tennessee, 2000. Fewest Passing Yards 35, Denver vs. Dallas, 1978. FUMBLES Most Fumbles Both Teams 12, Buffalo (8) vs. Dallas (4), 1993. Most Fumbles, One Team 8, Buffalo vs. Dallas, 1993. Most Fumbles Lost 5, Buffalo vs. Dallas, 1993. INTERCEPTIONS Most Interceptions By 5, Tampa Bay vs. Oakland, 2003. Colts HOF connections: Dungy, Harrison Former Bucs Brooks and Lynch among finalists Associated PressNEW YORK Anyone looking for an expert to discuss the candidacies of Marvin Harrison and Tony Dungy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame didnt need to search very far during Super Bowl week. Hey, Peyton, what do you think? Marvin Harrison had a tremendous impact on my career, star quarterback Peyton Manning said before getting ready to lead the Denver Broncos into the NFL title game against Seattle. My very first football game in the preseason, on the third play of the game, I threw my first pass. I threw him about a 4-yard pass, and he ran 48 yards for a touchdown. I said, Boy, this NFL is pretty easy. All you do is throw it to Marvin Harrison and he runs for touchdowns. Thats pretty much what he did throughout the time we played together. Harrison did it so well that he made 1,102 catches for 14,580 yards and 128 touchdowns in 13 seasons with the Colts, 11 years with Manning throwing to him. They set a record with 953 completions, 12,766 yards and 112 TDs together. Dungy was Mannings coach for seven seasons, winning a Super Bowl, and just as importantly initiating a franchise philosophy based on honesty, trust and never panicking. Coach Dungys influence on me and our entire team was very strong, Manning said. His calming presence that face that you see on TV when hes giving away all of our plays on the NBC halftime show its that same calm face he always had which was peaceful for our players in a Super Bowl, in a championship game, in the preseason. It made players on his team play calm and play at a high level. Im indebted to him for his help for me in my career, and of course, our teams there in Indianapolis. I was very honored to play for him for a number of years. Harrison and Dungy are among 17 finalists for the hall; the voting will take place today and be announced this evening, along with the AP NFL awards, at the NFL Honors show. They are first-time eligibles, along with Derrick Brooks and Walter Jones. Its an impressive list of new candidates Brooks was perhaps the best outside linebacker of his era with Tampa Bay, and Jones was a practically unbeatable left tackle with Seattle. And it gets added to an equally outstanding group previously up for election: placekicker Morten Andersen; running back Jerome Bettis; wide receivers Tim Brown and Andre Reed; defensive ends Claude Humphrey (a senior nominee), Michael Strahan, Charles Haley and Kevin Greene; punter Ray Guy (senior nominee); safeties John Lynch and Aeneas Williams, who also played cornerback; guard Will Shields; and former 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. Guy would become the first fulltime punter in the hall, while Andersen, the career scoring leader with 2,544 points in 25 seasons, would join Jan Stenerud as the only placekickers enshrined. Jones and Brooks were regulars on the All-Pro list, with Jones making it four times and Brooks getting selected five times. Each got a Super Bowl, with Brooks getting the ring for the 2002 season and Jones losing with the Seahawks after the 2005 campaign. Anytime you can get that title of first ballot Hall of Famer thats a great title, and just being a Hall of Famer is a great title, Jones said. Would it be a letdown (to not be elected)? Probably will. But I think its still a moment that will be exciting whenever it happens. If it happens this year it will be exciting, if it happens two years from now it will be exciting. For me to be on that list is amazing and to be on that list and been able to play with one team is amazing, too. Greene and Haley are in their 10th year of eligibility, the longest among non-senior finalists. Reed is in his ninth, followed by Brown and Williams (fifth), Bettis (fourth), Shields and DeBartolo (third), Anderson, Strahan and Lynch (second). Associated PressIndianapolis wide receiver Marvin Harrison makes a touchdown catch Sept. 6, 2007, against the New Orleans Saints during a game in Indianapolis. Harrison and former Colts head coach Tony Dungy are among 17 finalists for the Hall of Fame. The voting will take place today and be announced this evening. Who wins and why? ARNIESTAPLETON AP Pro Football WriterEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Denver was walloped 40-10 by Seattle in the preseason with Ronnie Hillman fumbling, Montee Ball stumbling and Peyton Manning grumbling. The Broncos are a much different team now, one that should return to Colorado on Tuesday for a victory parade clutching their third Lombardi Trophy. Chewed out by boss John Elway after that spectacle in Seattle last summer, the Broncos responded with a season for the ages, scoring more points than any team in NFL history (606) with Manning throwing for more touchdowns (55) and yards (5,447) than anyone ever had. Theyre not always the prettiest of passes, as Seahawks star talker and cornerback Richard Sherman pointed out, but Mannings always won with his brain, not his arm. Manning didnt disagree with Shermans assessment that he throws ducks. I do throw ducks, he said. I throw for a lot of yards and TD ducks, so Im actually quite proud of it. Mannings Duck Dynasty consists of an unprecedented five players who caught 60 or more passes and scored 10 or more touchdowns: Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, Wes Welker, Julius Thomas and Knowshon Moreno. This could be the difference Sunday night at MetLife Stadium, where the forecast isnt for weather as frigid as so many feared. The Broncos boast enough pickyour-poison talent in their fivereceiver sets to befuddle even the stingiest of secondaries like Seattles. Including the playoffs, Manning has thrown for an astonishing 59 touchdowns this season. I think they had a heck of a season, Sherman said. I dont know if theyre going to score 59 touchdowns in one game. I think that would be a record, too. ... Weve got our own accolades and awards and none of it means anything when you get between those lines. No, what matters is execution and Manning has had his team on a no-nonsense mission for months and hes only ratcheted up his focus and his dogged determination during preparations for the biggest game of his stellar career. Manning is the only player in this game whos won a Super Bowl, and his top target Sunday could even be Jacob Tamme or Bubba Caldwell. He doesnt discriminate, he distributes. He doesnt often get duped. He deciphers. He doesnt force passes, he finds the best matchup. And hes got time to do it because the Broncos added size and strength to the middle of their line with the addition of right guard Louis Vasquez (6-5, 335 pounds), which moved Manny Ramirez (6-3, 320) to center next to left guard Zane Beadles (6-4, 305). They gave Manning the room to step into all those throws and hes also quick enough in his recognition and release to usually avoid the edge rushers who might get past tackles Chris Clark or Orlando Franklin. The lines also opened enough holes for Knowshon Moreno to capitalize on soft underneath coverages to amass 1,761 yards from scrimmage, rendering Ball a fresh-legged cohort and Hillman an afterthought. Even though star left tackle Ryan Clady was lost for the season with a foot injury in September, Mannings jersey hardly needed the laundry as he was sacked an average of just 1.11 times a game, the lowest takedown rate of any quarterback who started all of his teams games. Even when they stall they dont usually have to call upon Britton Colquitt, whos punted just once in the last month, because the Broncos have the strongest, most accurate long-range kicker in football, Matt Prater, who kicked a record 64-yarder in icy conditions in Denver last month. Praters 170 points have helped Mannings prolific offense make up for a defense that lost Von Miller and four other starters but came together down the stretch behind backups and Elways free agent jackpot of Terrance Knighton, Dominique RodgersCromartie, Shaun Phillips, Paris Lenon and Jeremy Mincey. PREDICTION: Broncos 27, Seahawks 23 TIMBOOTH AP Sports WriterEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. In the midst of being reclusive for most of the week leading up to his first Super Bowl, Marshawn Lynch spoke a truth about his Seattle Seahawks. What they might lack with a roster void of Super Bowl experience, they make up for with an attitude and approach that Pete Carroll has instilled from the moment he landed in Seattle. I stay ready, Lynch said. So there aint no getting ready. If there is an overbearing quality Carroll has produced in his four seasons in charge of the Seahawks, its a continuous trend of always being competitive. They dont get blown out. They dont get overwhelmed. They dont succumb in the moment. They treat each week as an individual, singular event. The Seahawks are trained to operate in this manner and its why even against Peyton Manning, even against the most prolific, passhappy offense in NFL history, Carrolls team will not be astounded by what they walk into Sunday night at MetLife Stadium. You dont see nervousness in guys eyes, Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman said. You dont see guys acting any different than they would on any other day or any other week of the season. Theyre going out there and following the same routine as they have all season long. Seattles been on this stage once before, eight years ago with a completely different style of team that was unable to match the physicality of Pittsburgh. Thing is, this version of the Seahawks look awfully familiar to that Steelers team. Ben Roethlisberger was in his second season as the Steelers quarterback, just like Russell Wilson is with Seattle. Roethlisberger was less of a passer at that time because the Steelers had a running game led by Willie Parker and Jerome Bettis that was in the top five in the NFL during the regular season. The Steelers also had a defense that was No. 4 in the league during the regular season. It might be a painful comparison for Seattle fans, but the similarities are notable. Wilson can win the game with his arm if needed but Lynch and the running game is always Seattles priority. The Seahawks defense was the best in the NFL in scoring, total yards allowed and turnovers forced. They are unlike anything Manning and the Broncos have seen this season. Denver faced only two teams all season with total defenses that finished ranked in the top 10 when the regular season concluded. This is something that weve been looking forward to. Us being the No. 1 defense, them being the No. 1 offense, I think its fitting, Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner said. Its our time to prove why were the No. 1 defense. Also not to be overlooked is a Seattle red zone defense that was the best in the NFL. Its inevitable that Manning will move Denvers offense. Hes one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history because hes been able to find quick solutions to problems defenses present. But those drives that he converted into 55 touchdown passes during the regular season will be far more difficult to achieve against the Seahawks. The Seahawks allowed 36 red zone drives during the regular season and touchdowns on only 13 of those possessions. The 132 red-zone points allowed by Seattle is the fewest by any team since 2006. That is where this game will be won. The Denver defense Wilson and Lynch will face is not on the same scale as the problems San Francisco posed in the NFC championship game and thats without mentioning the availability of Percy Harvin and what that could add to Seattles offense. Meanwhile its unrealistic to think Seattle will be able to stop Manning. Thinking otherwise is foolish. But while Manning will be able to lead some drives, Seattles defense inside the 20 is suffocating. They will force Denver to settle for field goals. Ultimately, the strength of the Seahawks is greater than the strength of the Broncos. PREDICTION: Seahawks 27, Broncos 22 Pick your poison against the Broncos Seahawks win with defense, run game
B6SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESUPERBOWL 65.6% SPECIALISTS PROJECTED STARTERS 43.5% SPECIALISTS PROJECTED STARTERSR. Okung 76LT M. Robinson 26FB C. Bailey N. Irving W. Woodyard D. Ihenacho D. Trevathan LB M. Adams Z. Miller TE R. Wilson QB D. Baldwin WR Denver scored 606 points, shattering the previous NFL mark. Manning will look for his wideouts in favorable matchups, and for Wes Welker in the slot and TE Julius Thomas over the middle. Manning will can handle Thomas. The Broncos do have a running game. The question is whether that ground attack, led by Knowshon Moreno will get D. RodgersCromartie 6:30 Manning DENVERBRONCOS MorenoKnowshon Moreno can offer enough balance with his running to keep the opposition, well, off-balance. His work as a receiver out of the backfield gives Manning an astonishing five targets who caught 60 or more passes.Denvers workhorse Unleashing the Beast TD Regular season TD Regular season a.k.a Beast Mode, has been pretty much unstoppable in the playoffs after a late-season Zoning in Production inside the 20-yard line, includes postseason: Total catchesRegular season (TDs)No Doubting ThomasWR Demaryius WR Eric Decker (11) WR Wes Welker (10) TE Julius Thomas (12) RB Knowshon Moreno (3) Demaryius Thomas is a big target with smooth running style who can make some spectacular catches. Will be interesting confrontation for him with believe they can handle anyone in man coverage. Golden Tate makes some spectacular catches and is a deep threat. The second-round pick in 2010, made infamous TD 2013 that was last call by replacement officials. Tate D. ThomasThe battered secondary handled championship, so it should ride a wave of confidence into the Meadowlands. Veteran DBs Champ Bailey Tony Carter and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie will have a tougher time against these receivers than they did against New England.LynchDynamic forces convergeThe offensive line struggled protecting Russell Wilson but was fine when pounding it out against the 49ers. The Broncos arent as physical or as deep defensively, and without LB Von Miller, there could be vulnerability. he gets outside, he creates big plays either running or passing.WilsonIn the red Production inside the 20-yard line, includes postseason: J. Ryan 9 G. Tate KRConstructing a contender MadeMissed Regular season 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ 73 60 65Golden receiver Total catchesRegular season (TDs)64 50 36 33 WR Golden Tate WR Doug Baldwin (5) RB Marshawn Lynch (2) TE Zach Miller (5) WR Jermaine Kearse (4) While both coaches are does it in more of a rah-rah style his players embrace. No team is more aggressive, especially on defense, his specialty. Has done a brilliant a championship contender.Blueprint for success Getting defensive Career record (Reg. season) CarrollCareer record(Reg. season) L W 57 L W T. Knighton NT S. Williams DT Steven Missed a month of the schedule after heart surgery. His background is in defense, where the Broncos struggled until recently. His energy and easygoing manner helped steer the team through a season of potholes 292.5 Total yards Rushing Yards allowed (avg.): 273.6 Rushing Rushing SCORING 3 Regular season Rush Rush Inside the pocketWhen scramblingTeam makeup Draft Free agents Trades Team makeupDraft Free agents Trades 4 No score 7.8% Field goals 10.6% Touchdowns19.5% No score 9.7% Field goals Touchdowns 39.0% 36.6% (regular season)Young gun on the run 630 (postseason) 554 (postseason) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DIV WEEK Win Loss320 142 123 139 202 210 217 287 235 230 257 199 172 103 215 108 206 310 BYE Win LossMann in charge (post.) (post.) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DIV WEEK462 307 414 374 386 354 330 323 403 397 289 266 230 400 400 150 327 295 BYE C. Clemons R. Sherman B. Mebane DT T. McDaniel DT B. Irvin B. Wagner R. Bryant M. Smith K. Chancellor M. Lynch 24RB Ranked first in overall defense this year, yielding a league-low against the pass, which, of specialty. This is likely where the game will be decided. If the Richard Sherman Thomas can handle Mannings myriad receivers in man huge edge.Production inside the 20-yard line, includes postseason: 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Matt Made Missed Regular season B. Colquitt 4 D. Thomas Z. Beadles 68 C. Clark 75LT M. Ramirez 65 74RT K. Moreno 27RB QB J. Thomas TE 5 K 11 W. Welker WR J. Carpenter 67 M. Unger DE M. Jackson J.R. Sweezy 64 G. Tate WR B. Giacomini 68RT 4 K a very miserly 231 points and ranked first against the pass and in overall D. Its only the second time in 20 years that the top seed in each conference got this far. Expect both sides to be very ready. than he has seen all season. He will be forced to throw before he wants to or before his four T 435.0 Total yards Rushing Yards allowed (avg.): 356.0 Rushing Rushing SCORING Regular season 35 3 Rush Rush 37.9 64.5 59.4 40.6 56.0 44.0 56.5%
RELIGION Section CSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE irst of all, Jews have always adopted ideas and folkways from the cultures they have lived amongst. Many of these ideas have been incorporated into Judaism, but with a Jewish spin. Cupid, as it turns out, is one of these myths that found its way into Jewish culture. According to myth, Cupid (Eros in the Greek) was the son of the goddess Venus (Aphrodite in the Greek) and god Mercury (Hermes). He is often portrayed as a winged infant carrying a quiver with bow and arrows. He is considered the god of love and he unites couples by shooting arrows in their hearts to cause the victims to fall in love. Thus, his impish nature on many valentine cards. Since 1969 when the Catholic Church declared that Feb. 14 was no longer a saints day and worthy of veneration, the day has taken on a more secular nature and has become a special day to honor lovers and romance. In Rome, Cupid appears on sarcophagi, in paintings in Jewish catacombs and above the door to a synagogue in Capernaum in Israel, six of them to be exact. What is the significance of this erotic symbol of love doing on items associated with Jewish living during Greco-Roman times? Cupids are often depicted with holding a wine cup or with Dionysus, the god of wine. The symbolism there is that one is to be drunk with love. As similar theme resonates from the Song of Songs recited on Shabbat by followers of the Jewish Chassidic tradition: I am faint with love. Eat, friends, drink and be drunk with love. Love is a necessity of life. It releases us from isolation and makes us feel wanted and needed. The Greek philosophers believed this and this idea is found in the Talmud to live in isolation is to live without joy, without blessing, without happiness. And in Genesis, God muses that it is not good for man to be alone and so creates Eve to be a helpmate for Adam the first man. Rabbi Shimon ben Gamliel comments that when God created the first person, the creature had two faces, male and female and the Lord separated them and they became two separate beings. These examples show how Jewish thoughts perceived human beings as being dependent on each other Some time last year, I came back from a week off to a full voicemail box. One of my least favorite things in life is talking on the phone. First, I have trouble hearing, so if, for example, you were to call me and say, My daughter needs a kidney transplant, I might hear, My dog lives in Sydney as a tramp. The conversation would generally deteriorate from there, and I would end up looking like an idiot, which I try to avoid at all cost. Second, I dont like answering the phone here at work because I never know who I mightve offended with a story Ive written, and the chance of hearing someone ask, Do you have dog food for brains? first thing in the morning is often a real possibility and not a fun one at that. So, it was with extreme angst that I retrieved my messages, including two from Paul, the egg man. Not that I have a problem with eggs, but his message said, You recently wrote about repentance and I want to talk to you about it.Oy,I thought. This could be bad. I mean, I have much to repent over. Maybe Paul, the egg man, had caught me doing something I ought not be doing. So, with fear and trembling I called Paul, the egg man, who proceeded to tell me a story: There was this guy who was hired to paint the church. He got halfway done and realized he was about to run out of paint, so he added some paint thinner. He got to the steeple and was still running out of paint, so he added more. When he finished, he looked at his work and said, That looks awful. All of a sudden he heard a voice from heaven thundering, Repaint and thin no more! Thats all Paul, the egg man, wanted to tell me, and I laughed with relief and delight.Whew. When someone begins a conversation with the word repent, whats your first thought? If youre like me (and I know you are), your stomach knots and your face feels hot. You feel trapped and pray for the ground to open up and swallow you better, that it would swallow the person using the R-word. Nobody likes the word repent, except those who understand it to be a blessing and a gift. Through the prophet Isaiah, God RELIGION BRIEFS Christian artist explains Grammy absence NASHVILLE, Tenn. Christian singer Mandisa says she was at home watching Sundays Grammy Awards ceremony online when her song Overcomer was named the best contemporary Christian music song. Minutes later, her album of the same name won the Grammy for best contemporary Christian music album. Mandisa explained that she was at home alone allowing the Lord to speak to her and protect her from being either proud of winning or self-conscious about gaining back some of the weight she had lost. As a Christian, Mandisa said she also had found some parts of past Grammy Awards ceremonies she attended uncomfortable to watch. She says the song Overcomer applies to her, not as a personal achievement, but rather a recognition that Christ in her has overcome the world. On her blog, Mandisa says, I lay this trophy at the feet of my Jesus in humility, honor and gratitude for all He has done in, to, and through me. Kansas mulls same-sex wedding response TOPEKA, Kan. Gay-marriage opponents are urging Kansas legislators to approve new legal protections for bakeries, photographers and others who refuse for religious reasons to supply goods or services for same-sex weddings, anticipating that federal courts could soon strike down the states ban on such unions. But gay-rights advocates said the bill backed by social conservatives and the Kansas Catholic Conference would permit individuals, businesses and groups to discriminate against gays and lesbians and encourage government officials to ignore court rulings favoring gay marriage. Federal judges in Oklahoma and Utah recently struck down bans in those states, which are under the jurisdiction of the same federal appeals court as Kansas. Under the bill, no individual, business or religious group with sincerely held religious beliefs could be required by any governmental entity to provide services, facilities, goods, employment or employment benefits related to any same-sex marriage or domestic partnership. The measure prohibits anti-discrimination lawsuits on such grounds. Jimmy Carter to pen book on womens rights NEW YORK Jimmy Carters next book will be a defense of womens rights and an attack against those who use religion to deny them. Simon & Shuster announced Tuesday that the former presidents A Call To Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power will be published March 25. The publisher says Carter will draw upon personal observations from his worldwide travels as he condemns abuses of women and girls and the alleged distortions of religious texts cited as justification. Southern Baptists to talk about sex NASHVILLE, Tenn. Southern Baptist Convention leaders are hosting a summit in Nashville that will focus on sex. The topics will range from pornography, teen sex and homosexuality to how pastors can talk to their congregations about human sexuality. The Rev. Russell Moore, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission president for the Southern Baptist Convention, says the summits theme is a timely one. Panel topics include discussions on the gospel and homosexuality and the gospel and ministry in a sex-saturated world. The sessions will also focus on how the gospel shapes a persons sexual identity, redeems sexual desire and sets free people held captive by sin. The summit will be held from April 21-23. Nancy KennedyGRACE NOTES Judi SiegalJUDIS JOURNAL See GRACE/ Page C2 The joys of repainting and thin no moreSee HEART/ Page C2 Ok, so I admit it. I love gift shops. I am addicted to scented candles; I am positively a softie for Beanie Babies and I rue the fact that I only have one neck because I absolutely crave costume jewelry necklaces. At this time of the year, my romantic side takes over and I am intrigued with all the delightful Valentine items: teddy bears bearing chocolates, heart-themed towels, cupcake shaped candles and the ubiquitous cupid appearing on cards, T-shirts and pillows. Speaking of Cupid, I got to thinking if there is a Jewish connection there. After doing some research, I made some very interesting discoveries. From wire reports
Special events Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church will have a Marriage Jubilee Celebration Mass honoring all couples celebrating their silver (25 years) or golden (50 years) anniversary, as well as couples married more than 50 years. This Mass is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. All are invited to attend. There will be reserved seating in the church for the honorees during the Mass, and a special reception in the parish hall immediately following the Mass. Registration is required. Anniversary couples must notify the parish office of their names by Monday. After this date, no other names may be accepted. Call the parish office at 352-726-1670. The church is at 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness. Blue Ridge will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb.16, at First Baptist Church of Inverness, 550 Pleasant Grove Road. The public is invited to attend. St. Pauls Lutheran School, 6150 N. Lecanto Highway, is presenting The 5 Love Languages of Children and inviting the community to attend from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Cost of $30 per family (adults only) includes lunch, snacks and copy of the book written by Drs. Chapman and Campbell. Registration by Feb. 12 required. For more details, visit www.stpauls.edu. Starting Sunday, First Baptist Church of Beverly Hills will offer two worship services at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Childrens service and nursery provided for both services. Call the church office at 352746-2970 or visit www.fbcbh.com. If youre into the Super Bowl, or not, come and join Reflections Church on Sunday for some pregame family time. The afternoon will be filled with fun and games for the entire family. There will be a flag football game, corn hole, among other things and many opportunities to keep the kids busy too! Food will be available for a donation, which will go toward the building fund. Attend the worship service at 10:17 a.m. and stay for the Super Sunday Celebration. Reflections Church meets at Citrus Springs Middle School. Wear a shirt or jersey from your favorite team, even if theyre not in the big game. St. Benedict Council of Catholic Women will host a Nickel Social at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. A $5 donation at the door will cover lunch and starter tickets to bid on the many prizes and baskets they have put together. Call Marilyn 352-564-4242 or JoAnn 352-796-8997. Enjoy a free movie, popcorn, desserts and drinks at 6 p.m. the first Friday monthly at Holy Grounds Caf at Calvary Chapel of Inverness, 960 S. U.S. 41. Call 352-726-1480 or visit www. calvaryinv. The Womens Ministry of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Inverness, will host Lisa Whelchel on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Whelchel starred in the TV show The Facts of Life as the preppy and wealthy Blair Warner. She is an actress, singer, songwriter, author and public speaker. In 2012, she appeared on Survivor in the Philippines. She has been a regular speaker with Women of Faith Conference since 2009. Tickets can be purchased online at www.itickets.com or at the church office. Call Cornerstone at 352726-7335 or email strongfoundations @hotmail.com. The church is at 1100 W. Highland Blvd. Centering Prayer Group from Our Lady of Grace, Beverly Hills, encourages attendance at a MiniRetreat on Feb. 8 with the Rev. Carl Arico. He gave a mission in 2011 on A Taste of Silence, and is doing a one-day retreat, Whats Next? God is Not Finished with Me Yet, at St. Anthonys Hospital Auditorium, 1220 Seventh Ave., in north St. Petersburg. Cost is $25; registration is at 8 a.m. and the retreat will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. RSVP via email to email@example.com or call Mary Sweeney at 727-5460500. Seating is limited. The workshop is open to anyone searching for that place of peace and surrender within. Call Marge Henry at 352-746-3677. The Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a Chinese auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in Father Stegeman Hall at the corner of U.S. 41 and S.R. 40 East in Dunnellon. Drawing for the items will begin at 1 p.m. An envelope of 20 tickets is $5 and can be purchased at the door. Also included is a free ticket for coffee and dessert. Food and drinks will be available at a nominal charge. Call Pat at 352489-1984. Since February is considered love and marriage, Pastor Ray Kelley of First Christian Church Inverness has planned a special three-part sermon series for Sundays, Feb. 9, 16, and 23. These sermons are designed to guide couples through their relationship, no matter the length of their marriage, and help them develop the type of relationship that God intends for us to have in our marriages. Sermon content will also address personal relationships, not just marital. The first sermon on Feb. 9 is titled Searching for Love; the second on Feb. 16 is Gods Plan for Marriage; and the last on Feb. 23 is Making Our Marriage Work. The middle sermon on Feb. 16 will provide a special opportunity for married couples. Pastor Ray and Shirley Kelleys son, Dr. James W. Kelley of Asheboro, N.C., will conduct a marriage ceremony that will give couples the opportunity to renew told/tells his people, In repentance and rest is your salvation; in quietness and trust is your strength (Isaiah 30:15). Another translation says, Your salvation requires you to turn back to me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in complete dependence on me the very thing youve been unwilling to do (The Message). When you think of the word repent, maybe you picture a scowling preacher waving a Bible and pointing an accusing finger. But thats not the picture of God who says, Repent. That would be the God who sought out Adam and Eve after they sinned in the Garden of Eden, who did not destroy them but instead covered their shame with garments of sacrifice. That would be Jesus, who, when faced with a woman caught in adultery whom the religious leaders, pointing their fingers, demanded that she be stoned to death, instead told her, I do not condemn you; go, and sin no more (John 8:11, my paraphrase). That would also be the Savior uttering his final words before dying on the cross, It is finished. True repentance doesnt come by shaming or by force. Neither does it come by trying. Instead, it comes by resting, resting in what Christ has already done, resting in his perfect life, resting in his perfect death, resting in his perfect sacrifice for sin, yours and mine. When we see that, our hearts are stirred toward repentance, a grateful response to Gods mercy for sinful humanity. True repentance should lead to relief, not condemnation, and a joyful eagerness to turn from sin. It comes from knowing we are at the same time deeply flawed yet dearly loved. So, dear friends, beloved of the Lord, let us repaint and thin no more! Nancy Kennedy is the author of Move Over, Victoria I Know the Real Secret, Girl on a Swing, and her latest book, Lipstick Grace. She can be reached at 352-564-2927, Monday through Thursday, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. since they were created from a single source. Love was the binding force that enabled us to create families, societies and civilizations for now we needed each other for support and companionship. Many love songs recount the saying of the ancient Greeks: love makes the world go round. It was love that made life meaningful and without it we would feel remorse and sadness. In Judaism, it is believed that without this impetus for love, no one would build a house, wed, have children or engage in a trade. The hallmark statement of faith, The Shema, Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One also has an interesting take on the theme of love. In Gematria, the system that assigns numerical values to words, the word echad or one has the same numerical value, 13, as the word ahava, love. Thus we can translate The Shema as: Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is Love. Thus the concept of God is love is central to Jewish belief. So this Valentines Day, buy your sweetie something special and spread the love around. Give him/her a big kiss and remember that the upper part of a womans lips is called cupids bow!Judi Siegal is a retired teacher and Jewish educator. She lives in Ocala with her husband, Phil. She can be reached at email@example.com.C2SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLERELIGION Reverend Kenneth C. Blyth Pastor 439 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. Hernando, Florida Building is Barrier-Free gshernando.org Worship 8:30 am 11:00 am Fellowship After Worship Weekly Communion Sunday School 9:45 am Nursery Provided 000GWV0 000GWVT HERNANDO Sunday School 8:45 AM 9:30 AM Fellowship 9:30 AM Worship Service 10:00 AM Nursery is Provided. Individual Hearing Devices Ministries and Activities for all Ages. 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Hwy. (486) (1 1 2 miles from Hwy. 41) For information call (352) 726-7245 www.hernandoumcfl.org Reverend Jerome Jerry Carris United Methodist Church A Safe Sanctuary for Children and Families Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors The Church in the Heart of the Community with a Heart for the Community MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 000GWWY 2105 N. Georgia Rd., PO Box 327 Crystal River, FL 34423 Church Phone (352)563-1577 SUNDAY SERVICES Sunday School 9:30 A M Morning Service 11:00 A M Wed. Prayer Mtg. & Bible Study~ 6:30 P M First Presbyterian Stephen Ministry Congregation 000GWWG Hwy. 44 E @ Washington Ave., Inverness Sunday Services Traditional 8:00 AM 11:00 AM Casual Service 9:30 AM 5th Sunday of Any Month Combined 10am Sunday School for all ages 9:30 AM Nursery Provided Fellowship & Youth Group Sunday Evening Web Site: www.fpcinv.org Podcast: fpcinv.com Church Office 637-0770 Pastor James Capps SUNDAY 10:00 AM Family Worship (Coffee Fellowship 9:30-10:00) 000GWX1 N ORTH R IDGE CHURCH Non-Denominational Church Citrus County Realtors Association Building. 714 S. Scarboro Ave. & SR 44 Pastor Kennie Berger 352-302-5813 WEDNESDAY 7:00 PM Home Bible Study (Call for location) Rooted in Scripture, Relevant for Today! 3896 S. Pleasant Grove Rd. Inverness, FL 34452 (2 mi. so. of Applebees) Come as you are. (352) 726-2522 REV. SARAH CAMPBELL Senior Pastor of Inverness Sunday School 9:00 AM Adults 10:30 AM All Ages Sunday Worship 9:00 AM Contemporary 9:00 AM Vertical Kids 10:30 AM Traditional Wednesday Worship 6:00 PM Vertical Youth 000GWWW Our Lady of Fatima C ATHOLIC C HURCH 726-1670 550 U.S. Hwy. 41 South, Inverness, Florida 000GWXO Weekday Mass: 8 A.M. Saturday Vigil Mass: 4 P.M. Saturday Confessions: 2:30 3:30 P.M. Sunday Masses: Winter Schedule 7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 A.M. Sunday Masses: Summer Schedule (June August) 9:00 and 11:00 A.M. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills 746-2144 (1 Block East of S.R. 491) Holy Days To Be Announced VIGIL MASSES: 4:00 P M & 6:00 P M ************ SUNDAY MASSES: 8:00 A M & 10:30 A M ************* SPANISH MASS: 12:30 P M ************* CONFESSIONS: 2:30 P M to 3:15 P M Sat. or By Appointment ************* WEEKDAY MASSES: 8:00 A M www.ourladyofgracefl .catholicweb.com 000GWXQ Redemption Christian Church SUNDAY Bible School . . . . . . 9:00 Worship . . . . . . . . . 10:15 WEDNESDAY Bible School . . . . . . 6:30 Currently meeting at East Citrus Community Center 9907 East Gulf-to-Lake Highway Pastor Todd Langdon For more information call 352-422-6535 000GWY3 Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS9 Shepherd of the Hills E PISCOPAL C HURCH Our mission is to be a beacon of faith known for engaging all persons in the love and truth of Jesus Christ. 2540 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy. (CR 486) Lecanto, Florida (4/10 mile east of CR 491) www.SOTHEC.org Services: Saturday 5:00 pm Sunday 8:00 & 10:30 am Nursery 10:30 am Healing Service Wednesday 10:00 am 000GWYD THE SALVATION ARMY CITRUS COUNTY CORPS. SUNDAY Sunday School 9:45 A.M. Morning Worship Hour 11:00 A.M. TUESDAY: Home League 11:30 A.M. Capt. Phillip Irish Capt. Lynn Irish 712 S. School Ave. Lecanto 513-4960 000GWY8 Crystal River CHURCH OF CHRIST A Friendly Church With A Bible Message. Corner of U.S. 19 & 44 East Sunday Services 10:00 A M 11:00 A M 6:00 P M Wednesday 7:00 P M Come Worship With Us! Bible Questions Please Call Ev. George Hickman 795-8883 746-1239 000GTEH HEARTContinued from Page C1 GRACEContinued from Page C1 ReligionNOTES See NOTES / Page C3
their wedding vows. At least a dozen couples from FCCI will join the Kelleys in this special service. To join the FCCI couples in renewing your wedding vows, call 352-344-1908 to confer with Pastor Ray. The church is at 2018 Colonade St., behind the RaceTrac gas station on State Road 44. The worship service begins at 10:15 a.m. The public is invited to the 4th Annual Sweethearts Ball at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in Holy Grounds Cafe at Calvary Chapel, 960 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Come enjoy great food, romantic atmosphere, games and music. As dinner is being served, you will be entertained by local band Redemption. After dinner, its time for the Newlywed Game with prizes. Treat your special loved one to show them Its all about them. Cost is $25 per couple. All proceeds go to benefit the Worship Team of Calvary Chapel. Call 352-7261480 for more details or visit www.calvaryinv.com. The Mens Club of St. John the Baptist Catholic church in Dunnellon is hosting a Valentines Barbeque Dinner & Dance on Saturday, Feb. 15, in the parish hall, 7525 S. U.S. 41. Tickets are $7.50 per person. Doors open at 5:30 with dinner served at 6:30 and dancing until 10 p.m. Music by the Suncoasters. Cash bar. Tickets will be sold for 50/50 and raffles. For tickets, call the church office at 352-489-3166 or Joe at 352-522-0169 or John at 352-585-7317 and 352-445-9964. An introductory workshop on centering prayer will take place from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Our Lady of Grace Church, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Call 352-212-2526 or 352-344-0235. Fee of $15 includes a light lunch. The St. Scholastica Council of Catholic Women will host their annual Tricky Tray on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Fr. James Hoge Parish Center, 4301 W. Homosassa Trail, Lecanto. Doors open at 10 a.m. Basket drawings begin at 11:30 a.m. A $4 donation includes basket tickets, cookies and coffee. For tickets, call Connie at 352527-2599. Community Christian Karate Club (CCKC) offers a Citrus County group for learning karate skills, working on cardio, and meeting new friends. Three different classes for three different age groups are offered: the 4to 7-year-old class, 8to 12year-old class, and the teen/adult class. Classes take place Tuesday evenings at New Hope Baptist Church, 8635 W. Goodman Lane, Homosassa. Cost is $25 a month with discounts for families. For more information, contact 5th degree black belt instructor Greg Gunn at 352428-6348 or email ggunn14 @gmail.com or visit www. topgunnkarate.com. A Christian Bible-based spiritual recovery group meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Living Water Ministry Complex, 1 Beverly Hills Blvd., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-527-2443.Food & fellowship A Mystery Dinner & Musical will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 974 W. G Martinelli Blvd., Citrus Springs. This is a fundraiser for Food For Kids. Tickets are $10 per person and a can of tuna. The event includes dinner and dessert plus a silent auction and bake sale. Call 352-489-7515. Everyone is invited to the Super Bowl Chili Cook-off at 6 p.m. Sunday in Holy Grounds Cafe at Calvary Chapel, 960 S. U.S. 41, Inverness. Come taste amazing varieties of chili as people try their best to be the 2014 Calvary Chapel chili winner. Chips, drinks and dessert also available. No cost to come hang out with old friends and new. Watch the Super Bowl and eat good food. Call 352726-1480 for more details or visit www.calvaryinv.com. It has been four years since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti. There are thousands of homes still remaining to be built. Missionaries from Hernando United Methodist Church are having a fundraising dinner and raffle to use for this purpose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. The menu includes baked chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, dessert and beverage for $7.50. Many merchants have made donations for the raffle. John Petro (chef), his wife, Linda, and Pastor Jerry Carris plan to leave Feb. 15. They also welcome donations of clothing to take to children. The church is at 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. Call 352726-7245. The JOY Circle of the Yankeetown Community Church will host a Soup & Salad Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. This will include various soups and a salad, plus coffee and tea. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children younger than 12. Desserts available for $1.50. A raffle will take place for a handcrocheted coverlet (full/queen). Raffle tickets are $1 each. The public is invited to a baked steak dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church, 5850 Riverside Drive, Yankeetown. A $7 donation includes dinner, dessert and drink. There will be a $50 money tree raffle. Takeout available by calling 352-447-2506. The third Saturday night supper will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15 in the Dewain Farris Fellowship Hall at Community Congregational Christian Church, 9220 N. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. Menu includes roast beef, roast potatoes, carrots and peas, Yorkshire pudding, pies, trifle, brownies, coffee and tea. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and can be purchased at the door. Takeouts available. Call the church at 352-489-1260. The UMWs Bring A Friend To Brunch is at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, 8831 W. Bradshaw St. (at the corner of Yulee Drive and Bradshaw Street). A group of knitters will be recognized during this brunch. Call 352628-4083.RELIGIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 C3 www.gracebiblehomosassa.org email: firstname.lastname@example.org Men & Ladies Bible Studies, TOPS, Infant & Toddler Nursery 1 1 2 mi. east of U.S. 19 6382 W. Green Acres St. P.O. Box 1067 Homosassa, FL. 34447-1067 Pastor: Rev. Ray Herriman (352) 628-5631 Sunday 9:30 AM . . . . . . . . . . Discovery Time 11:00 AM . . . . . . . . . Praise & Worship 6:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . Evening Service Monday 6:15 PM . . . . . . . . . . Teens Tuesday 6:15 PM........Awana (Sept. Apr.) Wednesday 7:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . Bible Study & Prayer Meeting 000GWVA 000GWZF 795-4479 St. Benedict Catholic Church U.S. 19 at Ozello Rd. MASSES Vigil: 5:00pm Sun.: 8:30 & 10:30am DAILY MASSES Mon. Fri.: 8:00am HOLY DAYS As Announced CONFESSION Sat.: 3:30 4:30pm 1160 N. Dunkenfield Ave. 795-6720 A FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP Sunday 10:30 A M Wednesday Christian Ed 7:00 P M Prayer Sat. 4-6pm Pastor John Hager Crystal River Foursquare Gospel Church 000GWUW 000GWT1 Sunday Bible Study 9:15 am Worship 11:00 am Starting Feb. 2 Note Time Change New Worship Services 9:00 & 10:45 am Wednesday Prayer 6 pm Youth 6-8 pm Uplift Prayer & Praise 7 pm First Baptist Church Of Beverly Hills 4950 N. Lecanto Hwy Pastor Marple Lewis III (352) 746-2970 www.fbcbh.com 000GWZN SEEKING? SEEKING? SEEKING? Here, youll find a caring family in Christ! 4801 N. Citrus Ave. (2 Mi. N Of US 19) 795-3148 www.crumc.com Rev. David Rawls, Pastor Sunday Worship 9:00 am Traditional Service 10:30 am Contemporary Service with Praise Team Bible Study A t 9:00 & 10:30 F or all ages. Wednesday 6:30 Nursery available at all services. Youth Fellowship Sunday 4:00 Wednesday 6:30 Bright Beginnings Preschool 6 Weeks-VPK Mon. Fri. 6:30a.m.-6pm. 795-1240 A Stephen Ministry Provider C rystal R iver U nited M ethodist C hurch Come, Fellowship & Grow With Us In Jesus 5863 W. Cardinal St. Homosassa Springs, FL 34446 Telephone: (352) 628-7950 Pastor Dale Wolfe Tuesday Mid-Week Meeting 7:00 pm Sabbath-Saturday Services Sabbath School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am www.homosassaadventist.com 000H58N Homosassa Springs HOMOSASSA 1st UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday Worship 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am Sunday School 9:30 Pastor Kip Younger Phone 628-4083 8831 W. Bradshaw St. Learn More at www.1umc.org 000GWUE Catholic Church St. Scholastica St. Scholastica 4301 W. Homosassa Trail Lecanto, Florida www.stscholastica.org Sunday Masses 9:00 am 11:30 am Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm 6:00 pm Weekday Masses 8:30 am Confessions Saturday 2:45 -3:30 pm (352) 746-9422 000GWZH 000H6HK Phone: (352) 527-0021 Sunday Services: 10:30am Bible Study: Wednesday 6:30pm Minister George Plantz Where your search for a friendly Bible Church ends JOIN US IN WORSHIP AT 6442 N. Elkcam Blvd. Citrus Springs 1370 N. Croft Ave. Inverness, FL 34451 Telfono: (352) 341-1711 ORDEN DE SERVICIOS: DOMINGOS: 9:30 AM Escuela Biblica Dominical 10:30 AM Adoracin y Prdica MARTES: 7:00 PM Culto de Oraci n JUEVES: 7:00 PM Estudios Bblicos Les Esperamos! PRIMERA IGLESIA HISPANA DE CITRUS COUNTY Inverness, Florida Asambleas de Dios David Pinero, Pastor ~ 000GWTV Pastor Terry Roberts Ph: 726-0201 Independent Fundamental Cross road Bap tist Chu rch Youre invited to our Services Sunday School 10:00 AM Sunday 10:45 AM & 6:00 PM Wednesday 7:00 PM 5335 E. J asmine Lane, Inverness 1 2 Miles North Of K-mart Off 41 North (Formally Calvary Bible Church Location) 000GTEG 000GYI8 First Baptist Church of Lake Rousseau SBC Joseph W. (Joe) Schroeder, Pastor SERVICES Sunday 11:00am & 6:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm Magnifying Gods name by bringing people to Jesus 7854 W. Dunnellon Rd (CR 488) Ph. 352-795-5651 Cell 352-812-8584 Email: email@example.com Check us out on Facebook First Baptist Church of Homosassa Come Worship with Us 10540 W. Yulee Drive Homosassa 628-3858 Rev. J. Alan Ritter Troy Allen, Director of Student Ministries Sunday 9:00 am Sunday School (All Age Groups) 10:30 am Worship Celebration Choir / Special Music / Kidz Worship Sunday Night 6 pm Worship Celebration Wednesday Night 6:30 pm Worship Celebration Childrens Awanas Group Youth Activities www.fbchomosassa.org 000GWTK 000GWZO A place to belong. A place to become. Victory Baptist Church At Sunday School 9:45 AM Worship 10:45 AM Sunday Evening 6:00 PM Wednesday 7:00 PM Choir Practice 8:00 PM Highway 41 North, turn at Sportsman Pt. Quality Child Care Pastor Gary Beehler 352-465-8866 5040 N Shady Acres Dr. 726-9719 General Conference 000GXH9 Pastor Tom Walker I NVERNESS First C HURCH OF G OD 5510 E. Jasmine Ln. Non-denominational Sunday: 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM Wed: 6:00 PM Bible Study Do you enjoy Bible Study, Gospel Singing, Pitch-in Dinners, singing the old hymns? Then youll enjoy this Church family. Home of Saturday Night Gospel Jubilee. Last Saturday of each month at 6pm. 3790 E. Parsons Point Rd. Hernando, FL 34442 352-726-6734 Visit us on the Web at www.fbchernando.com 000GWTI Reaching and restoring lives through Jesus Christ Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Service 10:45 a.m.. Wednesday Prayer Meeting/Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Rev. Keith Dendy First Baptist Church Of Hernando First Baptist Church Of Hernando 000GWYI S T A NNE S C HURCH A Parish in the Anglican Communion Sunday Masses: 8:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m. Morning Prayer & Daily Masses 4th Sunday 6:00p.m. Gospel Sing A long 9870 West Fort Island Trail Crystal River 1 mile west of Plantation Inn 352-795-2176 www.stannescr.org To be one in Christ in our service, as His servants, by proclaiming His love. Rector: Fr. Kevin G. Holsapple Come To S T M ARGARET S E PISCOPAL C HURCH In Historic Downtown Inverness 1 Block N.W. Of City Hall 114 N. Osceola Ave. Inverness, FL 34450 726-3153 Services: Sun. Worship 8 & 10:30 A.M. Wednesday 12:30 P M Morning Prayer 9:00 A M MonFri Fr. Gene Reuman, Pastor Celebrating 120 years 000GWZG www.stmaggie.org 000GWZM Floral City United Methodist Church 8478 East Marv in St. (across from Floral City School) Sunday School 9:05 A M Sunday Worship Service 10:30 A M Sanctuary 8:00 A M Service in the 1884 Church Bible Study Tuesday 10:00 A M Wednesday 6:00 P M Wheel Chair Access Nursery Available Rev. Mary Gestrich Church 344-1771 WEBSITE: floralcitychurch.com We strive to make newcomers feel at home. First Baptist Church 8545 Magnolia 726-4296 Sunday Schedule 8:30 AM Contemporary Worship Service 9:45 AM Sunday School 11:00 AM Traditional Worship 6:00 PM Worship Wednesday 6:30 PM Music, Youth, Fellowship A warm, friendly Church Nursery Available www.fbcfloralcity.org 000GWTB of Floral City Rev. John Rothra Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS7 NOTESContinued from Page C2 See NOTES / Page C4
The Beverly Hills Community Church spaghetti suppers take place from 4 to 6 p.m. the third Friday monthly in the Jack Steele Hall at 86 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. A donation of $8 per person or two tickets for $15 includes all-you-can-eat salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, Italian bread, dessert and coffee or tea. Come and enjoy a delicious meal. Tickets are available at the door.Music & more Ron Brewer will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at First Christian Church of Inverness, 2018 Colonade St. (behind the RaceTrac gas station). There is no charge for tickets. The community is invited to attend. Brewer is a multi-award-nominated artist with Chapel Valley Studio/Church House Music, Mercey Road Records. Call the church at 352-344-1908. Hernando Church of the Nazarene, 2101 N. Florida Ave., Hernando, will host The Bontrager Family Singers on Sunday, Feb. 16. Celebration Sounds, the choir and orchestra of Hernando Church of the Nazarene, will open the concert at 5:45 p.m. This free concert is open to the public. Visit www.hernaz.org or call the church office at 352726-6144. Yankeetown Community Church will host the RedHead Express at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. The presentation is free. Love offerings appreciated. Light refreshments served afterwards in the fellowship hall. The church is on State Road 40 West in Yankeetown. The Hernando United Methodist Men are sponsoring a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Hernando United Methodist Church, 2125 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando. The concert, David Hershey Presents Blue Skies, will be supported by Davids father, Harry Hershey, on piano and organ, Ben Medrano on bass guitar, Bob Batten on drums, Helen Batten and Karen Medrano, vocalists. David Hershey is a nationally renowned trumpeter playing lead trumpet for Jerry Lewis, the Guy Lombardo Orchestra, Ray Anthony, Vic Damone and many more. He led the band at the Fontainebleau in Miami for eight years and 10 years as bandleader and musical director for Carnival Cruise Lines. At age 16, Woody Herman once told him he could outplay most of the trumpet players in California. At age 17, he was awarded best jazz trumpeter in the United States. The concert will consist of music spanning from the s to modern, light rock and classical. A love offering will be collected at intermission. Call 352-726-7245. Acclaimed acoustic guitarist Jim Scott will perform an evening of his songs of peace and the environment at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists fellowship, 7633 N. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41), Citrus Springs. Sponsored. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Known to many as the voice on the Winter Consorts Common Ground, Scotts musical output runs from lyrical songs and instrumentals to choral compositions. He has performed in the company of luminaries of the jazz and folk worlds. Pete Seeger said of Jims guitar virtuosity, (Jim is) some kind of a magician. Paul Winter said of his longtime collaborator, His music sings of the life spirit. His most recent project has been compiling The Earth and Spirit Songbook, an anthology of songs of earth and peace, and he has added many of these songs to his concert repertoire. His musical, The Tree and Me, has been staged at colleges in New York and Michigan. He also performs for kids and has written songs with elementary school classes. His Big and Little Stuff Songs for Kids, marks his fifth recording of original songs released on CD. Hes taught at numerous colleges, including Oberlin College in Ohio, and conducted workshops throughout the country. For information about the concert, call Pam at 352-489-3545 or Connie at 386-334-7684. The Saturday night Gospel Jubilee takes place the last Saturday night monthly at First Church of God, 5510 Jasmine Lane, Inverness. Everyone is invited to come to enjoy or come and participate. Prepare a number, bring your instrument if you have one and join in this full-filled evening. Great music, fun, food, fellowship and never a charge. Call 352344-3700.Sale away Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills will host its monthly outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today on the church property at 6 Roosevelt Boulevard in Beverly Hills off North Lecanto Highway (County Road 491). Shoppers are welcome. Up to 50 commercial and private vendors from throughout Citrus County will display their wares. Coffee, sodas, doughnuts and hotdogs are available for breakfast and lunch. This church-sponsored flea market takes place the first Saturday monthly, September through May. The next flea market is March 1. For more information or to reserve a space, call Rose Mary at 352-527-6459 or e-mail wjeselso@tampa bay.rr.com. The annual tag sale to benefit the SOS food ministry will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 439 E. Norvell Bryant Highway, Hernando (across from Citrus Hills Boulevard and Quality Inn & Suites). There is a wide selection of household goods, Christmas items, tools, electronics, books, collectibles, jewelry, wall art, bedding, craft items and furniture. Floral City United Methodist Church will have a Used Treasures Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon today. The church is at 8478 E. Marvin St., across from the elementary school. St. Annes Episcopal Church womens annual rummage sale is from 9 a.m. to noon today at 9870 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. Lunch is available for purchase. Call the church at 352-795-2176. The Episcopal Church Women of Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church will have their Trash to Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the church on County Road 486 in Lecanto on the right-hand side east of the County Road 491 traffic light. Call Francine at 352794-0070. Huge annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8, at First Lutheran Church of Inverness, 1900 W. State Road 44. Benefits the Pipe Organ Fund and Ocala Forest people. A Thrivent-sponsored event.C4SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLERELIGION Places of worship that offer love, peace and harmony to all. Come on over to His house, your spirits will be lifted !!! 000GWS7 2101 N. Florida Ave. Hernando FL 726-6144 Nursery Provided CHILDREN YOUTH SENIORS Sunday School 9:45 A.M. Praise & Worship 10:40 A.M. Praise Service 6:00 P M Praise & Prayer (Wed.) 7:00 P M Randy T. Hodges, Pastor 000GTEF www.hernandonazarene.org 13158 Antelope St. Spring Hill, FL 34609 352-686-7034 Rabbi Lenny Sarko Services Fridays 8PM Saturdays 10AM Religious School Sundays 9AM-Noon Temple Beth David 000GWZL Pastor, Dairold & Bettye Rushing 4201 So. Pleasant Grove Rd. (Hwy. 581 So.) Inverness, FL 34452 OFFICE: (352) 726-1107 Where everyone is special! Jesus Christ-central theme of our worship Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m & 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship 7:00 p.m. Ministries for all ages Nursery Available 000GWSU First Assembly of God ST. THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH Serving Southwest Citrus County MASSES: Saturday . . 4:30 P M Sunday . . . 8:00 A M . . . . . . . . . 10:30 A M 000GWZK U.S. 19 1 4 mile South of West Cardinal St., Homosassa 628-7000 935 S. Crystal Glen Dr., Lecanto Crystal Glen Subdivision Hwy. 44 just E. of 490 527-3325 (L.C .M.S.) COME WORSHIP WITH US Sunday Service 9:30 A.M. Sunday Bible Study & Childrens Sunday School 11 A.M. Saturday Service 6:00 P.M. Weekly Communion Fellowship after Sunday Worship Calendar of events Audio of sermons available at www.faithlecanto.com 000GWSN Rev. Stephen Lane 00070P2 Faith Lutheran Church A Heart From God... A Heart For Others. Saturday Informal Worship w/Communion 5:00 PM Sunday Early Service w/Communion 8:00 AM Sunday School All Ages 9:30 AM (Coffee Fellowship hour @ 9:00 AM) Sunday Traditional Service w/Communion 10:30 AM Special services are announced. Nursery provided. St. Timothy Lutheran Church ELCA 1070 N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River For more information call 795-5325 www.sttimothylutherancrystalriver.com Rev. David S. Bradford, Pastor 000GWZI SERVICES Sunday AM Bible Study 9:30 Worship 10:30 Wednesday PM Bible Study 7:00 EVANGELIST David Curry 000GWZP 9592 W. Deep Woods Dr. Crystal River, FL 34465 352-564-8565 www.westcitruscoc.com Church of Christ West Citrus CR 495/Citrus Ave. US Hwy. 19 W. Deep Woods Dr. West Citrus Church of Christ 000GTEC All are invited to our Healing Services 352-726-4033 First Church of Christ, Scientist Inverness 224 N. Osceola Ave. Sunday Services 10:30 AM Sunday School 10:30 AM Wed. Testimony Meeting 4:00 PM 000GWC9 THIRD ANNUAL B EST F RIEND F EST A pet adoption extravaganza! Sponsored by: Citrus County Animal Services, Citrus County Chronicle For more information, call 352-746-8400. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 Citrus County Auditorium, 3610 S. Florida Ave., Inverness Event will include pet rescues, groomers, veterinarians, food, face painting and a silent auction to benefit Animal Services Special Needs Fund. Bring in pet food for the needy and youll be entered into a drawing for a prize! H ERNANDO S EVENTH DAY A DVENTIST C HURCH 1880 N. Trucks Ave. Hernando, FL 34442 (352) 344-2008 Sabbath Saturday Services Sabbath School 9:30 am Worship 11:00 am Wednesday Mid-Week Meeting 7:00 pm Pastor Dale Wolfe www.hernandoadventist.com 000GWVP Come, Fellowship & Grow With Us In Jesus Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church ELCA Pastor Lynn Fonfara 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Spoken Holy communion Worship 8:00 a.m. Christian Education 9:00 a.m. Sung Holy Communion Worship 10:00am Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 000GWW1 Beverly Hills Community Church 82 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills, Florida (352) 746-3620 Pastor Stewart R. Jamison III Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Sunday Coffee/Conversation 8:30 a.m. Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m. Communion 1st Sunday, Monthly Where Christ is Proclaimed! 000GTEE Holy Communion Every Sunday at 7:45am & 10:00am The Rev. Thomas Beaverson F IRST L UTHERAN C HURCH 47 Years of Bringing Christ to Inverness Sunday School & Bible Class 9:00 A M 726-1637 Missouri Synod www.1stlutheran.net 1900 W. Hwy. 44, Inverness 000GWW6 Dr. Ray Kelley Minister Sunday: 9:00 A M Sunday School 10:15 A M Worship Service Wednesday: 6:00 P M Bible Study First For Christ...John 1:41 F IRST C HRISTIAN C HURCH O F I NVERNESS We welcome you and invite you to worship with our family. 2018 Colonade St., Inverness 344-1908 www.fccinv.com 000GWWS Pastor John Fredericksen Rightly dividing the word of truth II Timothy 2:15 Grace Bible Fellowship 4947 East Arbor St., Inverness, FL 352-726-9972 Sunday Bible Study . . . . . . 9:15 AM Worship Service . 10:15 AM Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . 7:00 PM 000GWVM Nursery and play yard. Follows Les Feldick Teaching Nursery Provided 2180 N.W. Old Tallahassee Rd. (12th Ave.) Crystal River Church of Go d Church Phone 795-3079 000GTEI Sunday Morning Adult & Childrens Worship 8:30 & 11:00 AM Sunday School 9:45 AM Evening Service 6:00 PM Wednesday Life Application Service Jam Session Youth Ministries & Teen Kid (ages 4-11) 7:00 PM St Pauls Lutheran School 6150 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills Presents The 5 Love Languages of Children based on a book by Paul Chapman, PhD and Ross Campbell, MD Saturday, February 22, 2014 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. More details on website: www.stpauls.edu Registration Deadline: Feb. 12 by phone 489-3027 or website. Cost of $30 per family; adults only; includes lunch, snacks and a copy of the book The 5 love Languages of Children 000H9NE A captivating day devoted to understanding your childrens needs for love and in turn how they give love. Dont miss this event! COMMUNITY IS INVITED! NOTESContinued from Page C3
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. Right to Life meeting planned for MondayCitrus County Right to Life will meet at the Inverness Public Library Monday at 5:30 p.m. The group is a chapter of Florida Right to Life and is a nondenominational organization. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call Kathy at 352-563-7017.Pep Rally at the Alley coming up SundayEveryone is invited to Citrus County Junior Achievements Pep Rally at the Alley Bowl-AThon beginning at noon Sunday at Manatee Lanes on Gulf-to-Lake Highway. Join in the fun and help support Junior Achievement, an innovative partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers. For more information, contact Peyton Valls at 352-564-2956.Model railroaders to meet in InvernessThe Citrus Model Railroad Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the horticulture building at the Citrus County Fairgrounds. The program for the evening will be presented by Erv Sedlock. The subject will be the weathering of rolling stock. It will be a hands-on session for the members, but the public is welcome. For more information, call John Abbott at 352-341-2538.Model A club to gather at FCity Lions ClubThe Citrus As Model A Club meeting is held at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Floral City Lions Club. For more information, call secretary Denise Brimmage at 352848-0810 or visit www.citrus as.com. All are welcome. 40&8 to serve breakfast SundayCitrus 40&8 Voiture 1219 welcomes the public to breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Sunday each month at American Legion Post 155 on State Road 44 in Crystal River (6585 E. Gulf-toLake Highway). Donation is $6 for adults; special on kids (8 and younger) meals.Donate cars, help youths at local clubsThe Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County accepts donations of old, unwanted cars. Donors can get rid of an unwanted car and also contribute to the mission of the clubs. To donate a car, call 800246-0493. COMMUNITYPage C5SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Humanitarians OF FLORIDA Regina Special to the ChronicleRegina is a lovely, soft gray and white tabby that is a bit shy, but loves to be petted. This 1 1/2year-old lost her home through no fault of her own and needs a new one. All adult cat adoption fees are $10 in February, and this includes microchip, spay/neuter and all required vaccinations. Drop by and enjoy the felines in their cage-free, homestyle environment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Humanitarians Hardin Haven on the corner of State Road 44 and North Conant Avenue, east of Crystal River. Call the Haven at 352-613-1629 for adoptions, or view most of the felines online at www.petfinder.com/shelters/ fl186.html. NEWS NOTES SHARE Bridge Club SHARE Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. second and fourth Mondays at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1100 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness. All levels of players are welcome. For more information, call Julia Grissom at 352-341-0554, or Barbara Hackett at 352-341-0149. The winners of SHARE Club Bridge, meeting Jan. 27, were: Sandy Roth, 4430; Judy Coburn, 4300; and Tom Hebson, 4000. Point O Woods Are you a card player, need a place to meet new friends and enjoy a few hours of social moments? Point O Woods Country Club, at 9228 E. Gospel Island Road, welcomes residents in the area to join us for lively afternoon of cards and laughter. Duplicate bridge is played at noon Tuesdays and Fridays. Call Barbara Pofahl at 352-341-1756 or Elaine Spangenberg at 352-8600358. Party bridge is played Wednesday afternoons and Saturday nights. Call Mary Thomas at 352-637-0045. For more information, call President Sandra Koonce at 352-3411747 or membership chairman Marilyn Pruter at 352-287-2545. Citrus Bridge Club Learn to play bridge at the Citrus Bridge Club at the Nature Coast Bank on the corner of County Road 486 and Citrus Hills Boulevard in Hernando. Instructor Pat Peterson has taught hundreds of people for many years. Lessons start at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21. This is a four-week course and it is free. Participants will be able to play with peers in a relaxed game. Citrus Bridge Club conducts games at 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Peterson also gives a free lecture for intermediate players at 12:15 p.m. Tuesdays at the club. Come and play anytime; partners are guaranteed. Call Pat Peterson at 352-746-7835 for more information. Nature Coast Bridge Club Beginner bridge lessons are offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays with the Nature Coast Bridge Club at Towne Square Mall, U.S. 19, Spring Hill. For more information, call Mary Ann Dufresne at 352-592-4882 whimsey@atlantic. net. Nature Coast Bridge Club has bridge games at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 3021 Commercial Way, south end of Towne Square Mall, Spring Hill. A social game is played at 12:30 p.m. Thursday for those wishing to play in a non-duplicate environment. In addition to regular games, specials are played periodically with more match points. The club offers games for all levels of play. Lessons for beginner to advanced players are available. The games attract many Citrus County players. For details and a complete schedule of games or lessons, call Mary Ellen at 352596-1524, Mary Ann at 352-5924882 or Annabelle at 352597-5221, or email hillsja@ gate.net. For more details and directions, check daily-recap.com. BRIDGE Making and maintaining good grades involves the efforts of everyone kids, parents, club staff members, volunteers and school personnel. Kids at Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County know very well their hard work, conscientiousness and diligence, combined with the support of their parents and encouragement from caring teachers, plus help from club staff and volunteers, result in good grades. At the three club sites of Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County, it all comes together in Project Learn. Project Learn happens Mondays through Thursdays at the clubs. Fridays are usually days without homework and with more playtime. With Project Learn, kids come in from school, have a healthy snack and sit down to do their school assignments with help from club staff and volunteers. If needed, children use the computer labs for research or to publish work. Grades are reviewed at the end of each term so we can keep a careful eye on things and not miss a child who needs extra help. In this terms review, 75 percent or our kids maintained or improved their reading grades. In math, 78 percent maintained or improved their grades. We also found some real victories with grades in both math and reading improved from Ds to Bs. So we celebrate the accomplishments of our kids and their parents. We are really proud and pleased when our members learn that hard work pays dividends and we hope they discover that school can be a source of success. Of course our long range goals are to have our children graduate and become responsible, productive members of society. Project Learn with kids improving grades and attitudes about school is just one example of how your donations go to work at Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County. The money you give goes directly to Citrus County kids and to their programs. Donations stay in Citrus County, making a difference in the life of a child. Visit one or all of the three clubs to see your money at work during Project Learn or during any of our other valuable programs. Donations are always important to our success and can be made at our website at www.citrusbgc.com or by calling 352-621-9225.Lane Vick is grant coordinator of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County. Project Learn has kids improving grades Lane VickBOYS & GIRLS CLUBS Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Art Center Camera Club, 2644 N. Annapolis Ave. in Hernando will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Chris E. Heisey is making a return trip to the club to conduct a Special Interest Session for photographers at all skill levels, from point-and-shoot through advanced DSL. His session will focus on camera techniques including simple flash techniques, exposure tricks, macro fun, landscape composition and star trails. Heisey is Americas leading Civil War battlefield and cemetery photographer whose evocative imagery has been published in more than 150 publications worldwide including National Geographic Traveler, Americas Civil War and The History Channel. He has won national awards and awards in 15 international photo competitions. He has co-authored books titled Gettysburg: This Hallowed Ground with Dr. Kent Gramm and In the Footsteps of Grant & Lee The Wilderness through Cold Harbor with Gordon Rhea. His numerous awards for imagery include four national merit citations and a Photo of the Century award. His many works include a series of Tidemark Civil War Calendars, the most recent of which is for 2014. A native Pennsylvanian, Heisey has traveled to more than 350 American battlefields. His work is on prominent display at the new Visitor Center at the Gettysburg National Military Park. He works as a photojournalist and writer for the Diocese of Harrisburg. Additionally, his personal interests include photographing diverse wildlife and the beauty of nature. First-time visitors are welcome. Photographer Chris E. Heisey to present at Art Center Camera Club CITRUS COUNTY SENIOR DINING PROGRAM: FEBRUARY Menus for the Senior Dining program are printed at the first of each month.
C6SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLECOMMUNITY COMMUNITY Boy Scouts plan annual dinner, auctionBoy Scout Troop 462 will hold its annual Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. Donation is $6 at the door for adults or $5 in advance; $3 for children younger than 11. Dinner includes salad, spaghetti with sauce (meat or plain), drink and homemade dessert. For more information, call Steven Jenks, scoutmaster, at 352422-4741.Hit the links, help Relay For Life effortTeam Hopes fourth annual Relay For Life Golf Tournament will be Feb. 8 at Juliette Falls, Dunnellon. The tournament will be a fourman scramble. Entry fee is $75 per person or $300 for a team and includes lunch, beverages and range balls. Eagle Buick GMC will offer a 2014 Verano for a hole-in-one contest, along with a $500 Travis Matthews shopping spree and Maui Jim sunglasses. There will be several raffle items. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin and the longest drive. Hole sponsorships are available for $250, $500 and $1,000. For more information, call Michele Snellings at 352-697-2220 or Nick Maltese at 352-464-7511.Monthly meeting scheduled for FriendsThe Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room at 20351 Robinson Road in Dunnellon. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 352-438-2520.Native plant group to gather TuesdayCitrus Native Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle. Speaker is Taryn Evans, owner of Creative Garden Structures in Weirsdale, www.creativegarden structures.com. Evans will talk about Creating a better, more sustainable habitat in your own landscape. The public is invited. A brief business meeting is followed by the speaker. There will be a break for refreshments and then a raffle of native plants donated by members. For more information, email citrusNPS@gmail.com.New low-impact aerobics class beginsCitrus County Parks & Recreation has begun a new low-impact aerobics class with certified instructor Roger Roc OConnor from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. Cost is $5 per class. No registration is needed; sign up at the first class. For more information, call 352465-7007.BH Hadassah to convene Feb. 10Beverly Hills Chapter of Hadassah will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Kellner Auditorium, 102 Civc Circle. Hadassah is a 100-year-old charitable organization open to all men and women of every faith. For information, call Miriam at 352-746-0005. Hadassah will host a card and game party at noon Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Kellner Auditorium. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Cost is $12; come alone and be seated with others who are playing what you want to play, or arrange your own table. Bring your own game. For tickets, call Carole at 352270-8458 or Dalia at 352-643-0195. BH Fishing Club plans card partyThe Beverly Hills Fishing Club will host a Military Card Party on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the VFW in Beverly Hills behind the car wash and Cadence Bank off Country Road 491. Doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Play begins at 1 p.m. There will be door prizes and share the wealth. The price is $12 per person. All are welcome. For reservations or information, call Patricia at 352-257-9328. NEWS NOTES news from the Central Ridge area Special to the ChronicleOn Saturday evening, Feb. 22, residents of Citrus County and nearby communities will have an opportunity to view and acquire the creative works of many worldfamous artists in a bargain-packed auction. The event, made possible through the Community Outreach Program of the Beverly Hills Jewish Center, will take place in Kellner Auditorium, behind the Jewish Center at 102 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills. The auction will be preceded by a preview party starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring assorted hors doeuvres, desserts, coffee and tea. A cash wine and beer bar will also be available. The auctioneer will be present at the preview to answer questions regarding the items that will be going up for auction. At 7:30 p.m., the bidding will start on a vast selection of framed artwork including original paintings, etchings, lithographs, giclees, silk screens, animation art, French posters, sports collectibles, several antiques, decorative accessories, memorabilia and more. The auction will be professionally conducted by Atlantic Art Galleries of Boca Raton, which will offer the works of such artists as Leroy Neiman, Peter Max, Pablo Picasso, Lena Liu, Salvador Dali, Claude Monet, Marc Chagall, Toulouse Lautrec, Juan Miro, Rembrandt, Tarkay, Agam, Erte, Wissotsky, and others. All of the art will be framed and ready for hanging. Some antiques and decorative accessories will add variety to the evenings offerings. Door prizes will be randomly awarded to auction participants. Payments by cash, check or major credit cards will be accepted for auction purchases by the auctioneer. For more information or to reserve admission tickets for pickup at the entrance to the auction, call Ed Altchek at 352-746-6258. Admission tickets for entry to the preview and auction will be available at the entrance for a $10 donation. Own some artwork Famous artists to be featured at BH Jewish Centers upcoming auction Special to the ChronicleTapas and Wine With Your Valentine will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Bentlys Restaurant, 11920 N. Florida Ave., Dunnellon. Proceeds from the special event will benefit Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coasts Herrys Kids Pediatric Services, which provides specialized services to children and teens with life-threatening illness. Cost for the event is $50 per couple. Sample one or more special wines chosen specifically for the occasion and enjoy a selection of delicious tapas such as Crab Baguette, Bacon-wrapped Tenderloin, Chorizo and Cheese Tortilla and Smoked Salmon Canape. The evening will feature music, entertainment by Dino and door prizes. For more information or to make a reservation, call Bentlys at 352-465-5810. Special to the ChronicleBentlys owners Janie and Don Parsons prepare tapas for their upcoming fundraiser for Hospice, Tapas and Wine With Your Valentine. Bentlys in Dunnellon to have fundraiser What are tapas? Tapas have received a lot of attention in the past 10 y ears or so and have gained popularity all over the world. Tapas were made famous in the pubs of Spain. Due to limited space, pubs began serving food from the bar. It was a challenge for guests to carry their drinks and eat. To defeat this problem, pub owners made small portions of food and served them on small plates so people could place the plates on top of their drink glass and be able to have a free hand to eat. Special to the ChronicleThe Citrus County Council will host the Florida Department of Transportations presentation of its Future Corridors Initiative and how Citrus County fits into the plan. FDOT representatives will be the guest speakers at the Councils monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle. Coffee and networking begin at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m. The Future Corridors initiative is a statewide effort led by the Florida Department of Transportation. Its mission is to plan a transportation system that maintains economic competitiveness by meeting todays transportation needs for moving people and freight, and by planning for future major transportation corridors in the decades to come. The focus of the Feb. 12 presentation will be Tampa Bay to Northeast Florida Study Area. This study will assess the need for better connectivity between Tampa Bay and Jacksonville. An early focus of the study will evaluate operational improvements to I-75, as well as potential extensions of the Suncoast Parkway or Floridas Turnpike to improve connectivity in the southern portion of the study area. The full study will explore a possible new connection between the Suncoast Parkway and I-75 in the Gainesville/Ocala area, as well as enhanced connectivity between the Gainesville/Ocala and Jacksonville areas. The Citrus County Council is a nonprofit consortium of homeowner associations, civic clubs and environmental groups. Monthly meetings are open to the public. For more information, call John Wade, president, at 352-341-1937, or visit www.citruscountycouncil.org Citrus County Council to host FDOT reps All welcome to attend session about Future Corridors Initiative NEWS NOTES Two speakers slated at Pine RidgeMarie Pettibone from the Citrus County League of Women Voters will be the speaker at the Pine Ridge Civic Association meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the community center. Issues of the day will be discussed and a question-and-answer period will follow. In addition, Jerry Dittmar of the Pine Ridge R/C Electric Airplane Club will give a talk on the clubs operations. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.Come find trash, treasures at saleThe Council of Catholic Women of Our Lady of Grace Church will host a Trash n Treasures Fund Raiser from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Sale items include household items, clothing, books, jewelry, plants, tools, small furniture, toys, knickknacks and white elephant items. Proceeds go to needed items for the church and charitable contributions. For more information, call Anna Panasik at 352-527-3226. Our Lady of Grace Monthly Flea Market is the first Saturday of the month and will be outside from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. that Saturday in concert with the Trash n Treasures sale. Hot dog and bingo night plannedOn Saturday, Feb. 15, the Pine Ridge Civic Association will have its monthly hot dog and bingo night at 6 p.m. Cost is $4 for hot dogs, beans, all the fixings, dessert and coffee. Bingo will follow. For tickets, call Louise Mathis at 352-527-7443. Homeowners group to delay meetingDue to a scheduling conflict with the Central Ridge Library, the quarterly meeting for Oakwood Village Homeowners Association will not be held Wednesday, Feb. 5. Instead, the first quarterly meeting will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Central Ridge Library. For more information, call Dee at 352-249-7651.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY1, 2014 C7CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.This week, we have been looking at unusual responses. Now, for a change of pace, lets have an unusual defensive discard. Look at only the North and East hands. South is in three no-trump. West leads the heart two: 10, jack, ace. Declarer then runs six club tricks. What discards should East make? The bidding was interesting. South might have overcalled one no-trump, showing 15-plus to 18-minus points, a balanced hand and at least one heart stopper. It would have given a good description of his hand but would still probably have reached the right contract from the wrong side. Note that three no-trump by North is unbeatable. (Five clubs by North is defeated only if East finds a most unlikely spade lead.) After the two-diamond overcall and threeclub advance, South might have cue-bid three hearts, hoping partner would convert to three no-trump with a heart stopper. But would North have treated queen-10-doubleton as sufficient? Against three no-trump by South, West correctly led his heart two. Lead the lowest from any tripleton when you have not supported partners suit. But if you have supported, lead top of nothing, here the seven. East should realize that if South has the ace and queen of diamonds, the contract is unstoppable. Declarer will take the diamond finesse after running the clubs. So, to speed up play, Easts first discard ought to be the diamond king! If South does not immediately claim, East then pitches two spades and another diamond. Here, West clings to a guarded diamond queen and the contract goes down one. 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If that is not possible for you, please say goodbye altogether, no matter how difficult. Theres no point moping around when its over. Youll only make yourself more miserable. We recommend hot cocoa with your favorite movie, followed by a luxurious bath and commiserating with good friends. Dear Annie: You have helped perpetuate an erroneous but widely held belief by printing a letter that referred to an ostrich burying its head in the sand. The misconception exists because an ostrich sleeps with its head resting on the ground. Viewed from a distance, the head may appear to be buried, but it most definitely is not. If an ostrich really did bury its head, it would suffocate. La Crescenta, Calif. Dear La Crescenta: Thanks for providing an opportunity to get into an obscure but charming subject. According to the American Ostrich Association, a male ostrich will dig a hole for the nest that can be up to 8 feet wide and 3 feet deep, so that predators cannot see the eggs from a distance. Male and female ostriches take turns sitting on the eggs in that lowered position and blend into the horizon. When the birds periodically turn the eggs over with their beaks, it can appear as if their heads are buried in the sand. Now we know. Dear Annie: This is in response to Joining the Letting Go Club. My father was Mr. Charming. What wasnt seen was the physical, verbal and emotional abuse. He expected to continue the control even after we were grown and then with our children. He worked hard to pit the siblings against each other. It was horrible. I have nothing to do with him. My in-laws are blatantly biased toward my husbands sister. She was involved with drugs, has a criminal record and treats her parents terribly. Yet they think the sun rises and sets on her. They have totally enabled her and given her tons of money. My husband never caused them trouble, paid his own way for college and visits them regularly. They cant seem to bother with him. My husband has gotten to the point where he is done with them. And finally, there is this perspective. We are in our mid-40s with three kids. We have a difficult time understanding todays parenting style, unless it is to copy the way they were raised: the idea that their kids can do no wrong and never need be held accountable, and that kids should only do whatever makes them happy. I actually heard a friend tell her daughters not to worry about anyone elses feelings, and they should care only about their own happiness and doing whatever they want. Its no wonder this makes for selfish, self-centered people. These kids have trouble maintaining relationships. Once things dont go their way, they walk. I heard a person say about his family, They dont bring anything to the table for me, so why bother? Parents have created these selfish kids. They should not be surprised by the outcome. 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(352) 527-7919 MASTER TOW 2012 Tow Dolly 3500 GVW, serge hyd. brakes, new spare tire, $975. Inverness (352) 860-1106 BABYCHEST white with 4 drawers. $30 obo 352-422-6310 Model Rail RoadN Scale (352) 564-8605 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 TOASTER OVEN, COFFEE MAKER & ELECTRIC MIXER $20 352-613-0529 TWIN BED SKIRT EYELETTRIM 100% COTTON ECRU, USED $15 634-2004 UMBRELLASTAND BLACK AND GOLD METALORNATE $40 634-2004 VACUUM CLEANER LG upright compressor compact, pet care, like new,bagless $150 (352) 465-9395 18 SPEED WOMENS HUFFYMOUNTAIN BICYCLE Needs new seat,and some TLC. $15 352-422-6323 ELECTRIC TREADMILL SPACE SAVER FOLDS UPFOR EASYSTORAGE. ALLELECTRONICS ONLY185.00 352 464 0316 ELLIPTICALEXERCISE MACHINE GETFIT!! IT ALSO WORKS THE ARMS ONLY200.00 352 464 0316 MANUALTREADMILL DIGITALREADOUT, FOLDS UPFOR EASY STORAGE, ONLY $95 464-0316 NordicTrack EXP1000X TREADMILL Works/Great Condition. Asking $400. OBO. 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(352) 419-7332 SHUTTERS Indoor & Outdoor Wooden Shutters $95.00 352-746-5421 SPEAKERS Pair of 5 2 Way 70 Watt Speakers $35.00 352-746-5421 Ten Gallons Concrete Silicone Acrylic Sealer -Smokey Topaz org. $30 a gallon Sell for $150. (352) 746-6072 Utility Trailer. 4X8, 2 Sides. Special Built. Good Cond. Good Tires Well Built. $450. (678)617-5560 BEDSIDE COMMODE & ALUMINUM WALKER both have adjustable legs only 20.00 each 352-464-0316 CHILDS MANUAL WHEELCHAIR, GOOD SHAPE, YELLOW W/ FOOTRESTS. ONLY $85 352-464-0316 MENS JACKETLondon Fog Size 40/42 Excellent Condition $25 Call 726-0040 BROTHER FAX COPIER SCANNER WITH MANUALONLY35.00 464 0316 !!!!! P265/70 R17 !!!!! Nice tread! Only asking $70 for the pair!! (352) 857-9232 **** ST225/ 90 D16 **** Beautiful tread! Only asking $100 for the pair!! (352) 857-9232 ~~ P265/65 R18 ~~ Nice tread! Only asking $70 for the pair!! (352) 857-9232 2 DAHON FOLDING BICYCLES Like new condition. Great for RV or car trunk. $50 each 352-564-0788 3 DOUBLE ROLLS FLORALWALLPAPER $25 PREPASTED VINYL165 SQ FTE-MAIL PHOTO 419-5981 4 WHEELWALKERseat, hand brakes & wheel locks, folds for storage, $45. 628-0033 4 WOOD BOXES $30 GOOD FOR WORKSHOP/2 SIZES INVERNESS 419-5981 15 WOOD HEART FORMS $20 UNFINISHED DECORATE OR PAINTVARIETYSIZES INVERNESS 419-5981 29 GALLON FISH TANK gold fish & accessories. Moving cannot take. $20 352-422-6310 1TON PORTABLE 12v winch with battery. $75 513-4614 225/75R -16 Goodyear light truck tire GREATSHAPE ONLY$50 352-464-0316 7-5 GALLON METAL OLD FUELCANS WITH SPOUTS ALLFOR $80.00 464-0316 Antique Cast Iron Wood Stove w/screen good working stove good cond. $375. (352) 246-3500 Antique Cast Iron Wood Stove w/screen good working stove good cond. $375. (352) 246-3500 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BIRD CAGE LG 32 W X 40 L $60 OBO Linda 423-4163 BUTTERFLYLAMP multicolor glass, Tiffany-like, 2 light levels, BEUTIFALL, ($30) 352-613-7493 CAMCORDER Panasonic Camcorder with case -Excellent Condition $95.00 352-746-5421 CORNING WARE ELECTRIC COFFEE POT-6 cups, cornflower pattern, Ex., $20. 352-628-0033 DENON STEREO RECEIVER AM/FM PRECISION AUDIO RECEIVER. FIRST 100.00. 464-0316 DOG CAGE LARGE $50 352-465-7981 DOG CRATE Folding, 16w, 22L,17h $25; Kennel Cab 13w, 21L 14H $15 (352) 465-9395 DOUBLEWIDE CAR PORT, good canvas top, $100. (765) 748-7187 Exercise Bike Life Style D1000 Arm & Leg with Monitor $60 King Size memory foam 2mattress pad w/ cover. Exc cond. Pd $135 asking $70 (352) 794-3907 FLORAL CITYUNITED METHODIST CHURCH Used Treasure Sale Feb. 1 8:30 till Noon8478 E. Marvin St. HERNANDOFri. & Sat., 8a to 5p Tools, furniture, office desk, Kg. Bed Frame, Much More... 6446 N Golden Rain Cir. RiverLake Manor HERNANDOSat 2/1 10a-4p No Early Birds Christmas items, furniture, tools and more! 4571 E Harvard Dr Parsons Point HOMOSASSA Estate Sale Fri 1/31-Sun 2/2 8:30am -2:00pm, 7627 W. Inn Lane 34446, Photos at: www.facebook.com /SmoothSaleing HOMOSASSAFri, Sat, & Sun. 8AM HUGE SALE 3079 Cardinal St. HOMOSASSASat 2/1, 8a-2p 7340 W Vineyard Dr Fr. Longfellow fol. signs HOMOSASSASaturday, 1st, 8am-? HUGE MULTI-FAMILY 8438 S. Suncoast Blvd South of Acme Homes INGLIS78 Hwy 40 West Fri/Sat 9am-3pm Kitchen, books, grill, mower, toys, kayaks, etc. Some clothes & furn. No early birds INVERNESSFri. & Sat. 8a-3p Lake Tsala Gardens Club House Yard Sale Off Hwy 44 E. Pink Signs INVERNESSMelody Mobile Home Park Rummage Sale In Clubhouse SA T Feb. 1, 9AM 3PM 913 Hoffmann Lane Off old Floral City Rd. INVERNESSSunday Feb. 2, 9a-3p 10521 E. Gulf to Lake Hwy. 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Early Birds Welcome. 746-5019 4775 W Horseshoe Dr INVERNESSESTATE SALEENTIRE HOUSE Small Bar n & All contents Thur 1/30 thru Sat 2/1 8:00am to 3pm AMERICAN TRADING POST Has been hired to liquidate the entire property and contents located at 8265 E T urner Camp Rd ALLITEMS MUST GO! lots of tools, antiques, glassware, linens, furn, toys, cane collection, costume jewelry, hshld, utility trailer, front loader & dump truck trailer, prototype motorcycle, House sits on 1.25 acres and backs up to a stream! *** CASH ONL Y! *** MENS CLOTHING 3 CASUALPANTS 36X30 & 2 CASUAL SHIRTS LARGE $20 352-613-0529 STAND ALONE CLOSET White double door with 2 drawers in the bottom. $99 obo 352-621-0248 TWIN BED Barely used & clean. $60 obo 628-0139 TWIN MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING EXCELLENTCONDITION $100 634-2004 TWIN MATTRESS SET BEAUTYREST SIMMONS SOLACE CLASSIC FIRM $100 634-2004 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 Chain Saw 14 electric with 2 new chains $50; Heavy duty electric edger $45 (352) 794-6761 CRAFTSMAN EDGER/TRIMMER Gas/4HP$100 Call 726-0040 Riding Mower 2012 Troy Bilt, Auto, 42, 20 HP, $825 Gas Weed eater Troy Bilt $65 (352) 794-6761 BEVERLY HILLS1/31 & 2/1 9A-4P Misc Exercise Eq, yard & garden tools, lawn tractor,& more 311 N Chickasaw BEVERLY HILLSEstate/Garage Sale Sat. 1st & Sun. 2nd 8:30am-4:00pm 377 W. Sugarmaple Ln. CRYSTALRIVER4715 North Sandy Path FRI 7-1 AND SAT8-2. Villagesestatesales.com 352.267.8026 Crystal RiverFri, Sat 8am to 2pm furn, hshld,much more 9579 W Laurel Oak Ln CRYSTAL RIVERRummage Sale Sat 9-12 St Anne Church 9870 W Fort Island Trail Lunch Avail for Purch CRYSTAL RIVERSat 2/1, 8am Boy Scout Troop 415 Annual Yard Sale Methodist Church Hwy 495 DONATIONS NEEDED! FOR CHARITY YARD SALE Sale Date of Feb. 7 & 8 Pick-up Available Call 352-201-4369 DUNNELLONFri & Sat 9a to 4p Furniture, hshld. items antiques, jewlrey, AC, 5398 W Grovepark Rd, off Rt 488, follow signs DUNNELLONSat 2/1 8a-4p Furn. and much more 9349 SW 219 Court RS Woodlands DUNNELONFri. 1/31 & Sat. 2/1 8am-12 noon 9848 SW 198th Circle Sofa, loveseat, bookcase, curio, dishes, clothes, bikes and Household items Floral CityStarving Artists Sale Original Fine Art Nothing over $100 On the lawns of the Florida Artists Gallery 8219 Orange Ave Floral City Sat. February 1st 10a to 3p, West of the traffic light 344-9300 for info BEVERLY HILLS1/31 & 2/1 9A-3P Sectional, Sm DR Tbl, bakers rack, 3 TVs w/ stands, washing mach, and Misc 307 S Washington St China Cabinet 44L x 78h, blond washed wood w/ 2 drawers & 2 doors $150; 222 S Monroe BH 802-782-7185 COUCH Lazy boy sofa, 81 in. exc cond. Banana color. Non-smoking environment. $250 (352) 586-6377 COMFORTS OF HOME USED FURNITURE comfort sofhomeused furniture.com, 352-795-0121 Couch 12 ft, can split in center, neutral color 222 S Monroe, BH 802-782-7185 COUCH Sleeper sofa. Full size Neutral colors $10 222 S Monroe St/BH 802-782-7185 Craftmatic twin size Electric Bed. Great Condition $100 222 S Monroe, BH 802-782-7185 Desk Chair & Ottoman both brown leather and in excel. condition. Desk chair is high back w/ arms & adjustable height. Ottoman measures 40Wx24Dx18H and has hinged top for storage. $50 for chair and $40 for ottoman. Will email photos. 352-746-1644. Dining Room Table Glass Top, Med. brown rattan. 4 cushioned chairs with castors. PalmTree Design $200 352-249-7168 Dining table. Oblong 56x38 w/4 brown, caned back, cush chairs. $150 222 S Monroe/ BH 802-782-7185 Dresser & Night Stand Antique, Pine, $100 obo, China Cabinet, Gl doors, w/ cabinets $75 (352) 226-3883 Fold Away Bed Plus Mattress $75. (352) 527-7919 Glass Lamps 2 porcelain with flower design$10; 2 clr glass w /blue shades $10. 222 S Monroe, BH 802-782-7185 LEATHER SOFA, brown, exc. cond., $200. Brown leather recliner, fair cond., $75. (740) 339-3433 Queen Sz. Bed w/Headboard has mirror & shelves, 3 drawers on each side at bottom. $75 obo (352) 621-5265 RECLINER Recliner,Swivel Rocker, Dark Blue Looks Good,$40. 352-746-6813 RECLINERS 1lite tan material with ivory leatr trim $25; 1 blue cloth $25. 222 S Monroe St/BH 802-782-7185 SLEEPER SOFA Queen mattress. Off white floral. Nice condition. 78 x 36 x 32 tall. $75 !! 527-1239 SOFABrown & Green Plaid $100. (352) 513-4621 SOFAbrown neutral color, excellent condition $90. Ask for Mimi (352) 795-7285 TABLES 2 end tables & coffee table. Lt color wood with gold trim $25/set. 222 S Monroe St/BH 802-782-7185 TABLES Coffee table & 2 matching end tables. Heavy glass w/ beautiful stucco like bases. $75 (352) 249-7168 Walk Boards 2 @ 16 ft each $650 ea; 12 ft Walk Board $500 (352) 795-6160 4 Speakers 2 soundtech 12 speakers, 520 peak watts, 2 Samson 15 225 RMS Watts, 8 ohms 2 poles & hook up cables, included. & 808S Stereo Mackie, 1200 Watt All for $1,300 Cash 352 503-2472 CD COLLECTION 25 CDs for $25 Call 726-0040 KAROKE MACHINE WITH CD PLAYER & 5.5 SCREEN WITH GRAPHICS $100 352-341-6920 SHARPSPEAKERS 2 10 150 WATTS $25 352-613-0529 SYLVANIATV Good condition, black colored, 27 inches, remote included, $5 off, $25 (352)465-1616 YAMAHASPEAKERS 5 2 16 140 WATTS 2 9 60 WATTS 1 5 80 WATTS 352-613-0529 SANDED GROUT(15) light gray 25lb mapei brand new 5.00 ea 352 302 7451 SHUTTERS 2 Pair of Indoor & Outdoor Wooden Shutters $80.00 352-746-5421 COMPUTER GAMES 7 games, most multi-pack, 1 with 500,000 games, great-shape, ($25) 352-613-7493 COMPUTER Gateway 835GM Desktop Windows XPwith computer desk. $100. 352-344-1503 PATIO SET 5 PIECE 48 OCTAGON TABLE & 4 CHAIRS WITH CUSHIONS WHITE $100 352-613-0529 2 MATCHING BROWN big overstuffed chairs, microfiber suede v/good cond.(nonsmokers). $100 ea.,$190 both. 860-2701. 3 PIECE LIVING ROOM SET3 PIECE LIVINGROOM SETDual reclining fabric sofa, loveseat and rocker recliner. Very good condition. No kids, pets or smokers in house. $500.00. 352-400-4924. 6 DRAWER DRESSER W/ MIRROR Good Condition, Asking $35 352-422-6323 4POSTER FULL SZ BEDROOM SET 7PC light pine, no mattress, boxspring,great cond. $700. (352) 301-1219 BAR STOOLS 3 upholstered bar stools 32 high with armrests and backs. Wood Construction Like new 300.00 phone 352-382-3933 BED AND MATTRESS Guest Q mattress and boxsprg, drk headbrd, adj metal frame, K spread, sham and shirt. $350 352.419.7376 Bedroom Set Qn white wicker head board w/ mattress. Beautiful wicker & rattan entertainment ctr. Room for 28 TV $225 (352) 249-7168 Bedroom Set solid wood, twin size bed w/ box spring, headboard, 5 dresser drawer, 2 end table w/ 2 drawers, 2 yrs. old Asking $350. (352) 746-9539
SATURDAY,FEBRUARY1,2014 C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 000HAE2 CRYSTAL RIVER MARINE 990 N. SUNCOAST BLVD., CRYSTAL RIVER 795-2597000HABT O rB estO ffer WEEK 6 YEAR WARRANTY ON ALL YAMAHA MOTORS Mercury 40ELPT Four Stroke Matching Shorelandr trailer with spare tire $ 10,995 OBOBEAUTIFUL 2012 LUND 1600 FURY 2014 XCURSION X23RFC REAR FISH TRITOON Fuel efficient Yamaha F1500EFI Four Stroke Extended Real Deck Lifetime Chassis Warranty (Deck, Cross Members, Rails & Transom) $42,600 Trailer Included2013 XCURSION X19F FISH PONTOON BOAT Fuel Efficient Honda BF75EFI Four Stroke w/5 Year Non-Declining Warranty Rear Bait/Prop/Livewell 31 Gal. Centerline Fuel Tank 10 Bimini Top w/Boot & LED Dome Light Lifetime Chassis Warranty (Deck, Cross Members, Tubes, Rails & Transom) $ 25,800 Trailer Included 4 Fishing Seats 957 S. Lois Terrace, Suite 100 Inverness, FL 34452352-344-5535Fax: 352-344-2564 000H9OV SUPER OPEN HOUSEFeb. 1 & 2 1 PM to 3PMWell maintained, oversized 2/2/2 Villa with enlarged screened room. Solar tubes, great view, oversized great room & any more extras. $109,000 1583130/705997 Situated on wooded parcel w/golf course view from rear of property, this 3/2.5/2 updated home offers many amenities. Yard completely fenced, updated kitchen & bath. $229,900 1583131/706848 Waterfront 3/2 home located on beautiful Duval Island adj. to the pastures of Ferris Farms. The best of two worlds. Like living on a farm w/o the chores & the sparkling waters of Floral City Lake off the backyard w/a deep water dock. Home has huge rustic back porch w/separate workshop & 2 car gar. $234,900 1583132/706959Unique elegant home on wooded acre in Hampton Hills. Portico covers circular drive to this brick-faced home. Storm shutters, pavers on pool deck, double pane windows. Extras galore. Social membership. $479,000 1583133/708156 761 W. Toucan Loop Forest Ridge Village 3254 W. Lantana Dr. Pine Ridge 7206 S. Duval Island Dr. Floral City 81 W.Albany, Hampton Hills 0 0 0 H A C 0 Randy Morehouse (352) 527-1112 Realty Leaders1160 N. Hambletonian Dr., Citrus HillsONL Y $1 42,900 3/2/2 Pool Home on GorgeousAcre LotS A T FEB 1 1 4PMOPENHOUSESweetheart Special, just in time for Valentines Directions: From Hwy. 44 to Left on Kensington to Right on Hambletonian to home on left. 000HA6N Phyllis StricklandRealtorTHE MARKETIS GOODThinking of selling? Now is the time to get listedStill great values out there for buyers!!Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-Cell 352-419-6880-Office BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ netscape.com ERA American Realty & Investments Citrus County Dream Team At Keller Williams Realty Six dedicated Professionals led by Bruce R Brunk, assisting clients in making their Real Estate dreams a reality. Why settle for less? Call today at 352-637-2777Se habla Espanol www.CitrusSold.com Our Team Serves Your Dream Citrus County Dream Team At Keller Williams Realty Uncompromising Service with honesty, integrity and expertise. Why settle for less? Call today at 352-637-2777Se habla Espanol www.CitrusSold.com Our Team Serves Your Dream Beautiful Floral City3/2 doublewideon acre mol glamour bath nice eat in kitchen, Floral City off us 41 $69,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 For Sale By Owner 55+ Gated Comm. 2/2/2 w/ den. Many upgrades. $92,000 Must call for appt. 859-274-5242 2Br/2Ba/1CGhome on approx 1 ac. land Owner Financed $80,000, w/$5,000 down. No qualifying (305) 891-2323 3/2 with family roomfireplace, glamour bath quiet neighbor hood in Homosassa. 89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 4/3 Triplewideon 2-1/2 acres in green acres in Homosassa beautiful wooded lot $139,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Have horses or want them? 4/3 Triplewide with family room and fireplace den off master bed room would make for great office on 9 plus acres mol with horse corals west side of US 19 Homosassa, Fl. $229,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 TAMI SCOTTExit Realty Leaders 352-257-2276 firstname.lastname@example.org When it comes to Realestate ... Im there for you The fishing is great Call me for your new Waterfront Home LOOKING TO SELL? CALLME TODAY! HOMOSASSA4/2, BLOCK HOME, MOTHER IN LAW APT. decking, 1/4 ac, fenced, lots of privacy $65,000 (305) 619-0282, Cell 4BR/2BA, 2400 Sq ft. pool home, addl heat pump. Well maintained Pine St. Fully Furnished $225,000 (352) 382-5298 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com. 2 BED/2 BATH/ 1 GAR REMODELED MOVE-IN READY $59k. 352-527-1239 Real Estate is MY Business!!15+ Years ExpTeri PaduanoBroker/OwnerRealty ConnectMasonic Business Ctr 111W Main St, #311 Inverness, FL(352) 212-1446TheFLDream.com 4/2 Doublewideon 1 Plus Acres, MOL Fireplace Glamour Bath, large walk-in closets all bedrooms, off US 200 in Hernando Fl. $89,995 SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 3/2 Doublewideon 1/3 mol acre has glamour bath and walk-in closets off Turner Camp Rd Inverness, Fl. $64,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 3/21/4 Acre MOL on River Oak Lane Inverness Glamour bath Eat-in Kitchen $69,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 INVERNESSESTATE SALEENTIRE HOUSE Small Bar n & All contents Thur 1/30 thru Sat 2/1 8:00am to 3pm AMERICAN TRADING POST Has been hired to liquidate the entire property and contents located at 8265 E T urner Camp Rd ALLITEMS MUST GO! lots of tools, antiques, glassware, linens, furn, toys, cane collection, costume jewelry, hshld, utility trailer, front loader & dump truck trailer, prototype motorcycle, House sits on 1.25 acres and backs up to a stream! *** CASH ONL Y! *** Nice Double Lot Acres MOL with Lake View 4/2 Doublewide with Family Room, large bed rooms off Turner Camp Rd. Inverness Fl. $89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Point of Woods, Inverness 3/2, new roof, encl. porch, (352) 726-7367 4/2In Floral City Has Family Room Glamour Bath Fenced back yard $89,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 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 & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. ATTN Homebuyers 100% financing avail. Government Program. You do not need perfect credit. Call or email to get qualified. Ph: (813) 470-8313 email@example.com Rick Kedzierski lic. loan originator.NLMS #267854, FL#9096 NLMS ID 76856 FOR RENT 3200 Sq. Ft. COMMERCIAL BLDG Large Paved Parking Lot, Cent. Heat/Air Open Floor Plan 1305 Hwy 486 ** 352-584-9496/464-2514 Newly Updated 2/2/2 w/ family rm, screen pool/heater, newer roof & AC. located near Central Ridge library in newer area of Beverly Hills 3229 N Juniperus Way $114,900 352-249-7892 Furniture can also be purchased CRYSTALRIVER2/1, Duplex water, trash lawn, $475. mo.+ $300 sec. 352-212-9205, or (352) 212-7922 INVERNESSclean, attractive 2/2/1 3619 Theresa Lane, Terry Houston, Foxfire Realty (352)359-1442 CRYSTAL RIVERFully Furnished Studio Efficiency w/ equipped kit. All util., cable, Internet, & cleaning provided. $599.mo 352-586-1813 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 HERNANADOTerra Vista 3BR Villa, furn. seasonal/ longer Incds ext. Maint. & club memb. 302-7559 LECANTOCottage 1/1 $525 incls. pwer /water, Dirt Road (352) 220-2958 Beverly Hills2 bdrm, plus Fl Rm, new appliances Move in $1350, 442-7794 BEVERLYHILLS2/1, Fl. Rm. Scrn por. $600. 352-464-2514 BEVERLYHILLS3/2, EZ Terms, $575 mo. 697-1457 CITRUS SPRINGS2/2/1,Cornor lot,nice back porch $675/mo 1st& last 352-220-2958 CITRUS SPRINGSNice 3/2/2 Spacious, open concept. $800/mo, 1st + dep(352) 302-0229 CRYSTAL RIVER3/2/1, Screen Room $750.mo. Fist/last/Sec. (352) 302-6025 Homosassa2bd/1ba, nice yard no gar, $700. mo. + $700. dep + credit ck (513) 349-1675 INVERNESS2/1 Caged Pool Fl. Rm. 1 mi. from Wal -Mart $850(352) 344-1411 INVERNESS3/ 2 lg LR,DR FRG,DW,W/D,shed $650.mo. 410-829-9976 INVERNESSHighlands, 3/2/2 $700 mo + dep. (352) 422-6978 INVERNESSLake Tsala Gardens comp. renovated 3/2/1 scn porch, fenced yard, city water $850. 352-726-7212 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 OLD HOMOSASSAVery Nice 1/1 unfurn, no pets/smoking $550/mo, LT lease water/garbage incld. 941-730-2359 CRYSTALRIVERRooms in house, Full kitchen, Near Publix, furn., one price pays all,+ WIFI $120wk./440. mo. sm. $140wk/$490 mo. lrg. 352-563-6428 DEBTHOMPSON One call away for your buying and selling needs. Realtor that you can refer to your family and friends. Service with a smile seven days a week. Parsley Real Estate Deb Thompson 352-634-2656 firstname.lastname@example.org and debthomp son.com Hernando 55+ Comm 2BR/2BA. DW, 24X48, own lot, new carport. New AC, new stove & frig, inside wd hookup, wood floors, 2 screened porches, shed/ workshop, $55 mo. Association fee, heated pool & clubhouse, Cute! Must see! Must sell! $65,000 813-464-9858 HOMOSASSASBest Housing Value Nice 2br/1.5 ba dw in exceptional 55+ park $10,700 cash or lease to own for $700. down $179.mo-w/12yr payoff +lot rent352-628-5977 Stonebrook 2Br/2Ba 1400 sq ft. Enclosed screened room with A/C, overlooks pond. Pantry, full equipped Kitchen, wood burning FP in living room. Den & DR furniture. Laundry room & W/D; Shed with sink & freezer. Partially furnished. Too many extras to list. $25,000 8323 W Charmaine Dr. Homasassa, Fl must see to appreciate 615-692-4045 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Dble. Wd. Needs work $4,500. Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 MOBILE HOME LOTS Owner Financing. Has Well, Septic, Impact Fees already pd. Simply move your MH on! $0 Down Payment $135 per month. Call (352) 746-7990 RENTAL MANAGEMENT REALTY, INC.352-795-7368000HAA6 $875 & UNDER 8410 N. Elkcam Blvd. 3/2/1, 1250 sq. ft. 272 N. Big Oaks Pt.2/2/2, 1510 sq ft.6441 W. Rosedale Dr.2/2/1, 1140 sq. ft.$600 & UNDER 8 S. Fillmore St.2/1, 875 sq. ft.1872 Freeman Pl. 2/1, 902 sq. ft.2332 W. Silver Hill Ln.2/1, ground floor apt.2334 W. Silver Hill Ln. 2/1, upstairs apt.For More Listings Go To www.CitrusCountyHomeRentals.com Chassahowitzka2/2/1, $600. month Agent (352) 382-1000 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 CRYSTALRIVER2 bedroom. 1 bath duplex Large yard, garage, washer/dryer hook up,& private patio. $600 mo. $1,200 move in Stewart 813-927-4647 or Kelly 813-927-0525 INVERNESS1/1 near CM Hospital $475 incld water/garb $950 moves you in 352-422-2393 INVERNESS1st floor 2/1 with patio in quiet area. $525/mo + $525 Sec; 2/2 large screened patio. Beautiful lg apt completely tiled on cul-de-sac. $600/mo + sec. 352-344-0238 CRYSTALRIVER** NICE** Secret Harbour Apts. Newly remodeled 2/1 $575 Unfurn. Incl Water,lawn, garbage, W/D hook-up. 352-257-2276 FOR RENT 3200 Sq. Ft. COMMERCIAL BLDG Large Paved Parking Lot, Cent. Heat/Air Open Floor Plan 1305 Hwy 486 ** 352-584-9496/464-2514 CITRUS HILLS2/2, Carport, Furnished & Unfurn. Extra Clean. (352) 613-4459 CITRUS HILLSEnd Unit, unfurn., 2/2 with carport. Membership included $650 mo. 352-302-3705 DOUBLEWIDE TRAILER 3BR, 3Bath, includes mother-in-law apt. roof over, sheet rock, on 3 lots, 2 sheds, waterfront $38,000 (217) 474-7727 FLORAL CITY 2BR/1BA 12x56 MH on 80x152 ft lot.$21,000. Furnished. Needs a little work. (352) 726-8873 HERNANDO16x70 MH 2/2 Split Plan Nice Porch, on 1 1/4 acres, must see inside, nice & Clean $42,000 (will consider reasonable cash offers) 352-465-7606 Homosassa 2br/2ba on approx 1 acre. New bathrooms, lg screened porch, dead end rd. $45,900. 352-302-1383 HOMOSASSALarge 3BR/2BADW,on large lot. New carpet, Freshly painted insde $3500 to move in RENT To OWN 3402 S Aberdeen Ter Tony Tubolina Brk Owner (727) 385-6330 LECANTO $42,500 3bd/2ba, acre, new c/h/a & carpet handi-cap ramp, nicely furn, move -in cond. (352) 621-3929 Mobile Home on Large Lot Fixer Upper 2 BR, 1BA, Carport, Laun. Rm. Fl. Rm. Asking $15,000 Drive by then call 115 N. West Ave. Inverness 352-621-0559 MUST SEE! Homosassa/Ready To Move In! 2006, 32x80, 4/2, Owner Financing. $86,900 obo 352-795-2377 Owner Financing Available for Mobile Homes! Call for Details 352-795-2377 Quiet area in Lake Panasoffkee3/2 Doublewideon corner lot acre mol, nice storage shed big oak tree off CR 429 Lake Panasoffkee Reduced to $54,995. SELLER FINANCING Call 352-726-4009 Ready To Move In 3/2 with large back deck on 1.5 acres. Close to town call 352-795-2377 SW 2Br/2Ba in Crystal River with screened patio on more then ac land. Quite area near town. $22,500 Owner Finance possible 727-480-5512 *55+ Park in Lecanto* 2bd/2ba Fur nished Fireplace, Includes Washer/Dryer, $6,900. obo 352-634-3984 1989 Palm Harbor DW in 55+ Park, 60 units in park, incl. most furn. Rent $408/mo incl water, sewer, trash, pool and clubhouse $18,500 (352) 344-5172 55+ MH Gated Community. Large 3/2, 2000 Jacobson Triple Wide. 2000+ sq. ft. Ready to move in. $68K. Serious inquiries only. Owner will finance with $20K down. 727-967-4230 Floral City,DW, 2bd/1ba, lg deck, lg Family Rm, lg Shed, lot rent $183, Furniture Negotiable., $7500 352-726-3726 LOST DOG Near Village Pines in Inglis. Tan, sheppard mix, 60 pounds. Wearing red harness. Named Rebel. May not come to you. Call Sonny Arnold at 352-447-5124 if spotted. Offering reward. Shih Poo Puppies, 2 males, 1 females Schnauzer Pups 8 wks Shih-TZu Pups Born Jan. 21, 352-795-5896 628-6188 Evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, Available Registered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $550. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 YOUNG SPAYED FEMALE TORTOISE SHELLCAT Loving, sit in your lap and cuddle kind of cat. One eye, but she doesnt know that. I cant keep her. 352-419-7730 YOUNG SPAYED FEMALE TORTOISE SHELLCAT Loving, sit in your lap and cuddle kind of cat. One eye, but she doesnt know that. I cant keep her. 352-419-7730 BRING YOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent incl. grass cutting and your water 1 bedroom, 1 bath @$395 Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! HOMOSASSA2/1, $560 mo. Near Walmart & 2/1 $515. mo. 352-464-3159 1999 Mobile Home 28x60, bank owned, Repo, Great Shape Financing Available. Call 352-795-1272 MUST SEE Crystal River 2 bed 1 bath singlewide Mobile Home in 55+ park, Florida room, car port, separate laundry, furnished $9000. 607-591-0273 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 Fleetwood 2,200 sq ft $12K OFF! Starting at$499/month John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 210 for det ails INVERNESS55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details 7677 West Chassahowitzka St. 2BD, 2BA, Mobile Detached Garage Scrn. porch, lease or Sale, call for details 877-499-8065 Judith Lewis Celestial SpaWelcomes Veterans Announcing: Curbside service for the disabled and handicapped. Therapeutic massages, hot stones, salt scrubs, detox treatments and more. Visit us online at celestial spa.com call us at (352)527-0077, Or visit us at 9 Regina Blvd. Beverly Hills fl. 34465 mm28221, ma60820 3 Dapple Dachshund Puppies, all female w/papers, pls call Sylvia (727) 235-2265 ASHERAsher, 6-y.o. Border Collie mix, neutered, HW-negative, housebrkn, wt. 59 lbs. Gentle, very friendly, gets along w/other dogs. Plays fetch w/tennis balls, doesnt care about cats. Fee $30, found as stray. Beautiful markings. Call Joanne @ 352-697-2682. BOBo is a 2 1/2 y.o. hsbrkn, friendly lab mix, who loves people & other dogs. Hes a happy dog, leash trained & family friendly. He is neutered and UTD on vaccinations. His $30 adoption fee includes microchip & HW test. Call Wanda @ 352-573-7821. BUNNIES & RABBITS FOR SALE All Colors $15 ea. 352-697-9187 HUNTERHunter, handsome 1-year-old Blackmouth Cur mix. He sits & lies down especially for treats, eager to please & will be easy to train. Appears housebrkn. Very loveable & likes to snuggle. Energetic boy best w/fenced yard. Call Wanda @ 352-573-7821.
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C14SATURDAY,FEBRUARY1,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 264-0201 SACRN FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of HUNGRY HOWIES PIZZA AND SUBS #112 located at 3601 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL., 34465 in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Brandon, this 23rd day of January, 2014. /s/ Michael Moran,Owner Z PIZZA LLC Published one time in the Citrus County Chronicle FEBRUARY 1, 2014. 265-0201 SACRN FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Notice under Fictitious Name Law, pursuant to Section 865-09, Florida Statutes. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of HUNGRY HOWIES PIZZA AND SUBS #275 located at 1650 Highway US 41 North, Inverness, FL., 34450 in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. DATED at Brandon, this 23rd day of January, 2014. /s/ Michael Moran,Owner Z PIZZA LLC Published one time in the Citrus County Chronicle FEBRUARY 1, 2014. 947-0228 DAILY CRN Surplus Property Sale PUBLIC NOTICE The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will be selling surplus property and equipment via the internet at govdeals.com from January 14, 2014 until February 28, 2014. Published in the Citrus County Chronicle 123-14 THRU 2-28-14 1850 S.E. Hwy. 19, Crystal River, FL (866) 982-6876 AT CITRUS KIA, WE JUST DONT CLOSE CAR DEALS, WE OPEN RELATIONSHIPS 2012 HONDA ACCORDG503927A. WAS $18,300 SALE PRICE $ 17,0002013 HYUNDAI SONATA 7617581A. SALE PRICE $ 17,9992011 KIA OPTIMAG256669A. WAS $17,999 SALE PRICE $ 17,3002010 KIA SPORTAGEP7704864. WAS $15,783.02 SALE PRICE $ 13,5792010 NISSAN SENTRA7596427B. WAS $13,500 SALE PRICE $ 11,9202008 HONDA CIVICG240353A. WAS $12,000 SALE PRICE $ 11,2002005 HONDA ACCORDG498754A. WAS $11,500 SALE PRICE $ 10,5002009 HYUNDAI ELANTRA5120599A. WAS $9,900. SALE PRICE $ 9,3002004 HONDA ACCORD5084906B. WAS $10,500 SALE PRICE $ 9,9992007 MITSUBISHI GALANTG482858B. WAS $7,500 SALE PRICE $ 6,9002000 KIA SPORTAGEG211807B. WAS $4,600 SALE PRICE $ 3,9992006 SATURN ION7015491B. WAS $6,999 SALE PRICE $ 5,499 SATURDAY ONLY!COME SEE HAMSTAR HAMSTER IN PERSON000HAKD SHOP FROM HOME @ WWW.CITRUSKIA.COM PREOWNED VEHICLE LIQUIDATION EVENT! at SATURDAY FEBRUARY 1 SALE HOURS 9A-6P WIN CASH!CITRUS KIA MONEY TORNADO CATEGORY 5 BLOWING ALL DAY!NO PURCHASE REQUIRED SAVE THOUSANDS!2011 KIA SORENTOG242408A. WAS $18,500 SALE PRICE $ 16,999 BMW 1200 C1998, Corbin teardrop molded rear bags, low miles, 12K mi tune up, new rear tire $4900 907-942-2283 TRIUMPH2007 Bonneville 900 blk, low miles, exc cond, one owner $4600 907-942-2283 Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4,500. 352-513-4257 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds CHEVROLET2004, Tahoe LT, leather, sunroof, $8,999. 352-341-0018 TOYOTA1999, Rav, -4 power windows, locks, automatic transmission $3,999. 352-341-0018 CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment CHRYSLER2006, Town & Country Touring, $6,888. 352-341-0018 CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs Call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 2005 HD 1200CEZ Finance $3,900.2004 YAMAHAVSTAR 1100 BUY HERE PAY HERE $2,900.2009 HD ULTRACLASSIC LOW MILES $14,500.2003 HONDAGOLD WING $7,500. LUCKY YOU CYCLES 9803 N HWY 301 Wildwood, FL 34785(352) 330-0047 HD ROAD KING Loaded $7,800. HD STREET GLIDE Low Miles $18,500. HD ULTRA CLASSIC TRIKE Full Conversion $21,000. HONDA GOLD WING TRIKE Loaded $24,900. LUCKY YOU CYCLES 9803 N HWY 301 Wildwood, FL 34785(352) 330-0047 LUCKY-Us GRAND REOPENINGCome join us for food & festivities Sat., Feb. 1st.9:00am -3:00 pm 9803 N HWY 301(352) 330-0047 CHRYSLER2001 Sebring LX Conv. Leather Interior, Full power, Exc cond. $3200(352) 795-8986 DODGE2001 Intrepid Very good condition; 85,300 miles Dark green with charcoal interior. $3,400 or Best offer; call 352-249-4491 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 HyundaiAzera 2007loaded-power windows,heated power seats-rear sun screen 6 cyl. Very low mileage. Asking $10,000. Available after Jan. 22nd. Call 860-716-3128 LINCOLN, Town Car white, 100,370.5 miles $3,200. (352) 503-9290 Patrick Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 AUTO SWAP/ CORRAL CAR SHOW Sumter County Fairgrounds SUMTER SWAPMEETS SUN. FEB. 2ND. 1-800-438-8559 CHEVROLET S10 Extended Cab, Short bed. 3 Door, V6, 5 spd, Exc Cond $3700 352-201-0877 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 FORD05 Escape XLTNonsmoker, low mi. Mint Cond All pwr, serv recs avail $6800. 352-563-5217 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 **BEST PRICE** For Junk & Unwanted Cars-CALLNOW **352-426-4267** Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans -Cash Pd Larrys Auto Sales 352-564-8333 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT -BUY-SELL CAR -TRUCK -BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 WE BUY ANY VEHICLE In Any Condition, Title, No Title, Bank Lien, No Problem, Dont Trade it in. We Will Pay up to $25K Any Make, Any Model 813-335-3794 813-458-0584 Call AJ Buy Here/Pay Here Dodge Stratus $795 Down Ford Taurus $750 Down Chrysler 300 $875 Down Ford Escort $595 Down Chev Cavalier $695 Down CALL 352-563-1902 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 CHRYSLER1999 Concorde LX, V6 2.7 LTR, Automatic, It has all the Extras, 123,000 miles, Runs great, Very Good Condition, $2,500 352-586-7820 CHRYSLER2000, Sebring Convertible, low miles $5,488. 352-341-0018 OUTBOARD MOTOR EVENRUDE 4.5 HP 15 in .shaft, fresh water motor $475 call (352) 613-8453 POLAR2005, 19 Ft ., center console, 115 HP, Yamaha, excel. cond. Everything for fishing. $12,900 352-270-2015 WE HA VE BOA TS GULF TO LK MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats **(352)527-0555** boatsupercenter.com ALLEGRO BUS2011, 36ft, 7inches 8,900 mi, loaded w/ 4 slides exel. cond. ext. warr. Asking $205,000 Retail $237,900 (828) 553-0134 Keystone Everest 5th wheel. 3 sliders, xtra storage under goose nk, N ew: gen, septic/ H2O hoses, deck. Must Sell, $15k obo 352-795-1272 Sport Coach IV Motor home, 38diesel pusher, coming allison trans,1989, 63,670 mi, Possible trade$22,000. 812-360-3834, 327-2814 WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 CAMPER 2003 Starcraft Aruba pull behind. 28 ft., 1 slide $7000 obo (352) 628-1126 CASITA2003 17Freedom Deluxe Aerodynamic, fiberglass travel trailer. Loaded. Easy to tow with small vehicle. Microwave, 3 way fridge-freezer, under-shelf TV,CD,DVD,radio. Roof AC Gas heater etc.etc. $11,000 OBO Telephone 352 527-1022 e-mail email@example.com. com MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. MONTANA2003, 32 FT. 5th wheel, 2 slides, non smoking, excel. cond., In park on Hwy 19$16,000 obo (989) 560-8900 or (989) 775-6011 NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. GM AIR HOSE2007 Aux Inflator Kit for air-suspension truck models. new. $23 860-2701. HOMOSASSA-Halls River Rd, Deep Canal to Gulf. 3BR/2BA mobile w/ add on + roof over room with pool table, boat lift+ boat sheds & more. Asking $145,000 352-422-1311 LAKE ROUSSEAU 2/1BA, Two Lots, Pool Boatslips, Shop, $169K contract considered 5311 W Riverbend Rd (815) 980-8642 WE BUY HOMES Any Condition Quick Closings Natur e Coast Homes (352) 513-4271 FLORALCITY1.33 acre.land survey & clear title.assessed at $23,800.power and homes in area. ASKING $8,500. 813-792-1355 GOLF COURSE LOT in Terra Vista on Red Sox Path. $47,500.Call Ray 352-638-0905 2.75 Acr e PIne Ridge Homesite $30k broker/owner. Priced below tax assessment Convenient location Horses allowed Call 352-527-2711 HERNANDO(Arbor Lakes 55+)Lot for sale $15,000 OBO. 781-864-1906 352-726-2821 SATURN2013 14KBoat inflatable, 55 lb e-motor & batt, bimini, auto-inflator, dolly $500. 860-2701 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** All Rivers Trailers Repacks per axel $50 Specialized in brakes, cross-members, bunks Call 352-464-2770 KAYAK Hobie Mirage Outback, like new. Peddles, sail, & paddle. Depth finder. 4 rod holders & 3 storage comp. $800 (352) 228-4018 Inverness Village 55+ Unit 108. 1st flr, 2/2, Some furn, new Lanai & Lam, ceramic floors. $48,500. Financing Consider 352 564-4100 Inverness Village Condo 2/2 ground floor over looks pool mature trees 55 plus community 1035 living area 634-3976 Whispering Pines Villa INVERNESS 2/2/1, NEW Carpet, Tile, Paint, All appliances including washer/dryer. $69,900. 352-726-8712 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Desperately Need Rentals Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com Your High-Tech Citrus County RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TO www. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view my properties SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 Tony PauelsenRealtor352-303-0619ILL TAKE NEW LISTINGS BUYING OR SELLING TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant tpauelsen@ hotmail.com Heres Your Chance TO OWN Mini Farms ,Silver Leaf Rd, Dunnellon 10 acres Total $59,000 5 Acre Tracks $39,000 Owner Financing Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5002 I NEED HOMES TO SELLDEB INFANTINERealtor(352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com LaWanda WattTHE SNOWBIRDS ARE COMING! ** NOW IS A GREA T TIME T O LIST YOUR HOME CALLLAWANDA FOR AFREE, NO OBLIGATION MARKET ANALYSIS! 352 212 1989 lawanda.watt@ century21.com Century 21 J.W. Morton Real Estate, Inc. MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 Need a JOB?#1 Employment source iswww.chronicleonline.com Classifieds