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FEBRUARY 19, 2014Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 196 50 CITRUS COUNTYHeartbreak: Citrus falls in overtime in regional play /B1 www.chronicleonline.com INDEX Classifieds . . . .C10 Comics . . . . .C9 Community . .C6, C7 Crossword . . . .C8 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C9 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C8 HIGH81LOW54Mostly sunny and pleasant.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning WEDNESDAY INSIDE Demolished: Death in Ukraine: Show and tell:Two houses were razed after 43 animals were seized./ A3 Riot police move against the sprawling protest camp in Kiev./ A12 Florida first lady Ann Scott visited Crystal River Primary School last week./ C1 County attorney tells Adams to back off MIKEWRIGHT Staff writerFor the second time in four months a top county official has put Commissioner Scott Adams on notice that his behavior is unacceptable and bordering on workplace harassment. Interim County Attorney Kerry Parsons told Adams in an email Tuesday that he has repeatedly criticized her professional ability to the point that she wants it stopped. Last week you called me and walked into my office and made known numerous times that you believe me to be incompetent, Parsons wrote. She added: Please discontinue your remarks in person, over the phone, or in email about my competency as an attorney. I will caution you that some of your actions and remarks towards employees of the Board of County Commissioners could potentially be considered workplace harassment.As it is my job to legally protect the board from potential litigation, I would suggest that you monitor your actions Kerry Parsonsinterim county attorney. Scott Adamscounty commissioner. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleInvestigators with the Citrus County Sheriffs Office confer Tuesday morning following a bank robbery at the SunTrust Bank in Beverly Hills. Bank robbery suspect nabbed A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerThe other half of a sibling duo accused of sexually abusing children in 2010 has been apprehended in Oklahoma and returned to Citrus County. Matthew Owens Rider, 28, was transported to Florida on Monday and charged with sexual battery on a child younger than 12 and lewd and lascivious molestation of a child younger than 12 years old. No bond was allowed. According the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, the agency began investigating Rider and his brother, David Allan Rider, 30, in 2010. David Rider was arrested here in 2010. A warrant was later issued for Matthew Rider in 2013, but he fled to Oklahoma. Matthew was reportedly found hiding underneath a staircase in a residence in Jefferson County, Okla., when law enforcement personnel apprehended him this week, according to CCSO. Officials said there are two victims in Matthew Riders case: an 8-year-old girl and a 9-year-old girl, both from Homosassa. According to Matthews recent arrest affidavit, the girls said they were touched inappropriately by the suspect on their privates. According to the sheriffs office, detectives continued to pursue leads until enough evidence was gathered to arrest Matthew. David Rider was convicted on charges stemming from his 2010 arrest for lewd and lascivious molestation of a A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerPolice in Ocala arrested a man wanted for armed bank robbery in Citrus County a scant few hours after the incident began in Beverly Hills on Tuesday morning. Serafin Cuchy Solis, 30, of South Lee Street, Beverly Hills, was arrested by Ocala Police early in the afternoon. Today was an excellent example of what teamwork is all about, said Capt. David DeCarlo of the Citrus County Sheriffs Office (CCSO) Criminal Investigations Division. From the first deputies on scene, to the evidence technicians, the deputies, detectives, dispatchers, crime intelligence personnel the entire response led to the arrest of this dangerous man in a very effective, efficient and timely manner. According to officials, deputies responded at 9:30 a.m. to the SunTrust Bank on North Lecanto Highway regarding a robbery during which the suspect brandished a weapon. According to witnesses, a Hispanic male approached a teller, displayed the weapon and demanded money. No one was injured during the robbery. He reportedly left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot behind the Winn-Dixie at Park Plaza. Sheriffs officials conducted a massive Child sex crimes suspect arrested in Okla. Matthew Rideraccused of sexually abusing children in 2010. See ARREST/ Page A2 Returned to Citrus County Committee sets sights on No. 2 choiceMIKEWRIGHT Staff writerThe top selection to follow Ryan Beaty as chief executive officer at Citrus Memorial hospital has declined the offer in favor of another job, leaving officials now setting their sights on their second choice. Robert Davis III, of Tampa, informed Citrus Memorial Health Foundation chairwoman Sandy Chadwick late Monday afternoon that he was turning down a tentative offer to oversee Citrus Memorial. A committee comprised of Chadwick, foundation member Bob Collins, plus Citrus County Hospital Board trustees Debbie Ressler and Dr. Mark Fallows chose Davis on Feb. 8 after interviewing four finalists. Davis was expected to be formally hired Monday night by the foundations full board as CEO until Hospital Corporation of America starts See CMH/ Page A2 CR woman in Ala. crash that kills oneA Crystal River woman was the driver injured in an accident in Alabama that claimed one life and injured two other passengers. Danielle Tyrrel, 20, of Crystal River, was driving a 2010 Hyundai Genesis southbound when it crashed at 9:50 p.m. Monday on U.S. 231, four miles south of Montgomery, according to a news release from the Alabama Department of Public Safety (ADPS). The vehicle left the roadway and overturned several times. Cheyenne Moore, 17, a passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. ADPS Sgt. Steve Jarrett said he had been told that Moore had been staying in Montgomery but was returning to Florida. He could not confirm her place of residence. Two other passengers, Alexis Houck, 23, and Jordan Garcia, 19, were injured and transported to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery for treatment. Jarrett could not confirm their hometowns, either. All occupants, who were not wearing seat belts, were ejected from the sedan. The accident remains under investigation. Bill would repeal tuition increases lawTALLAHASSEE Florida legislators may get rid of automatic tuition increases that universities are supposed to charge. A Senate panel on Tuesday approved a bill that would repeal a law that requires tuition rates to go up automatically each year by the rate of inflation if state legislators dont raise rates. Last year, universities raised tuition by 1.7 percent, even though Gov. Rick Scott had vetoed a 3 percent tuition hike included in the state budget. From wire and staff reports NEWS BRIEFS CMH CEO choice says no Ralph Alemancommittees number two choice. Ocala police arrest Beverly Hills man after manhunt See ROBBERY/ Page A2 Serafin Solissuspected of armed robbery of the SunTrust Bank in Beverly Hills. Commissioners behavior said to be bordering on workplace harassment See ADAMSPage A5
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Homosassa 352-503-7063 WE SUPPORT LOCAL ART WE DELIVER LOCALLY: Lunch & Heavy Items Find us on Facebook & Yahoo Find us on Facebook & Yahoo 000H9F8 its 50-year lease sometime in late summer. Instead, the committees attention turned to Ralph Aleman, of Miami Beach, former CEO of Hialeah Hospital. Aleman was the committees unanimous number two choice. Chadwick said she spoke with Aleman who said he was still interested in the position. The committee meets at 6 p.m. today. I think hell be a great fit. Hes well experienced, Chadwick said. Beaty, who has held the job for 10 years, agreed to resign as part of the foundations settlement with the CCHB on legal matters. Officially he is being terminated; his last day is March 14.BONDRATINGTAKESHITOn another Citrus Memorial matter, Moodys Investors Services this week downgraded the Citrus Memorial Health System bonds from B3 to Caa3. The outlook remains negative, the report said. The rating downgrade is based on significant depletion in unrestricted liquidity, debt acceleration risk and continued poor financial performance that increases the risk of a payment default, the report states. Beaty said, however, that the Moodys report also noted HCA is expected to cover about $37.5 million in debt with its transaction for Citrus Memorial. By signing a letter of intent with Hospital Corporation of America a much larger organization we aim to improve the financial health of our hospital so we can focus on whats most important: improving public health, Beaty said in a statement. CMHContinued from Page A1 I think hell be a great fit. Hes well experiencedSandy ChadwickCitrus Memorial Health Foundation chairwoman speaking about the committees second choice for CMH CEO. manhunt both on the ground and in the air. A perimeter was secured but the suspect was apparently ahead of the search team. The suspect was wearing a long-sleeve plaid blue and yellow button-up shirt, beige baseball hat with a white Polo emblem, jeans and carrying a blue North Carolina Tar Heels bag. He was said to have a gun. According to the CCSO, a be-on-the-lookout notice was issued to surrounding counties and information was released via social media outlets. Leads began filtering into CCSO, which led to the positive identification of the suspect. Information was then relayed to the Ocala Police Department about Solis potentially being in their town. Solis was arrested without incident. According to authorities, the weapon and an undisclosed amount of cash were recovered. Solis was expected to be transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. ROBBERYContinued from Page A1 then-7-year-old victim. David Rider whose attorney pleaded for leniency, saying his client had borderline mental retardation was sentenced to 16 years and lifetime probation by Judge Richard Ric Howard in 2012. A psychological report on David Rider indicated at the time he did not have pedophilic tendencies. His attorney also indicated that he was molested by his stepfather when he was young. Should David Rider reoffend during his lifelong probation, he faces life in prison.Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe can be reached at 352-564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. ARRESTContinued from Page A1 Police: Body of missing legislative intern foundTALLAHASSEE Tallahassee police said theyve found the body of a missing Florida State University graduate and legislative intern who disappeared after watching the Super Bowl with friends at a bar. A Tallahassee Police Department spokesman said Tuesday that police had identified a body found downtown as 23-year-old Ryan Uhre. Uhre disappeared on Feb. 2 and was last seen walking home, wearing a Hawaiian-style shirt with surfing Santas. Uhre graduated from FSU in December and had just started an internship in the office of Rep. Richard Stark, D-Weston. Police spokesman David Northway said the cause of death has not been determined. Police were able to pinpoint Uhres location after examining additional video from downtown businesses. That led to the discovery of a window that had previously been boarded up on the second story of a building.Central Florida woman accused of stealing dogPORT ORANGE, A 75-year-old central Florida woman is accused of stealing and giving away her neighbors purebred golden retriever. Volusia County spokesman Gary Davidson says Celeste Neese is accused of stealing the dog, named Dumpling, earlier this month after complaining the animal was mistreated. She faces several charges, including grand theft, dealing in stolen property and giving false information during a felony investigation. Neese told investigators she did not steal the dog or send owner Wayne Dreier an anonymous letter claiming the dog lives a lonely life outside. From wire reports State BRIEFS
Around theSTATE Citrus County Play auditions set Thursday eveningAuditions for the Art Center Theatre production Murder at the Howard Johnsons will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the theater, 2644 N. Annapolis Ave., Hernando. The play will be performed April 18, 19, 25 and 26. The light comedy by Sam Bobrick and Ron Clark features a cast of three: Arlene, a woman in her mid-30s; her husband, Paul, who is in his late 30s; and Mitchell, their dentist, with whom Arlene is having a tryst. Ages of the cast may be adjusted depending on who is finally cast in the roles. Vets invited to dinner in their honorInverness Primary School invites veterans and their families to a free dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Inverness Primary School. The students will present a program to thank veterans for their service. Call IPS at 352-726-2632. Tickets are not required.Chili cook-off winners namedChili chefs brewed their secret chili recipes for the annual Ozello Chili Cook-off and Craft Festival on Saturday. Hosted by the Ozello Civic Association, variations of crock-potted sweet, spicy, meaty and meatless chili were among the selections for connoisseurs for $5. The results are in, and Mary Lou Chapel took home the first place prize with chili No. 11. Second place went to Sammy Bullara with chili No. 7 and third place was Doug Elvers with chili No. 23. During the event, there was a drawing for a 14-foot Phoenix kayak, which was won by Ann Marie Morton. A portion of the proceeds Saturday was donated to various local organizations.Water restoration panel meets March 10The Citrus County Task Force of the Citrus/ Hernando Waterways Restoration Council will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Lecanto Government Building, Room 166. There will be three presentations with questionand-answer periods:Update on Homosassa and Chassahowitzka TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load a scientific determination of the maximum amount of a given pollutant that a surface water can absorb and still meet the water quality standards).U.S. 19 stormwater treatment in the Kings Bay watershed.Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) for Homosassa, Chassahowitzka and Weeki Wachee. Call Al Grubman at 352726-2201 or Jennifer Noland at 352-796-7211, ext. 4378.TallahasseeSex abuse survivor fights for victimsA woman who was molested by her cousin as a teenager is fighting for a law that eliminates the statute of limitations to prosecute people who commit such crimes against older children. Ashley Foster told her story to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, explaining she waited until she was 21 to report the crimes that began when she was 13. Police taped a phone call in which the cousin confessed, but he couldnt be prosecuted because more than three years had passed. STATE& LOCAL Page A3WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Associated PressJACKSONVILLE The Florida software designer accused of killing a black teenager during an argument over loud music compared himself to a rape victim, telling his fiancee in a recorded jailhouse phone call that the police were trying to blame him for the shooting when he was only defending himself. Michael Dunn, 47, was convicted Saturday of three counts of attempted seconddegree murder for shooting at three of Davis friends who were all inside an SUV, but the jury hung on a firstdegree murder charge for Davis death. Dunn, who is white, has argued that he fired at Davis after the teen threatened him and raised a shotgun or something that looked like one after he asked the teens to turn down their rap music. No shotgun was found in the SUV. Dunn is facing 60 years in prison. Prosecutors released a series of taped phone calls and jailhouse visits Tuesday. In a December 2012 phone call with his fiancee, Rhonda Rouer, Dunn compared himself to a rape victim, saying the detectives wanted to blame him for the shooting, not Davis and his friends. So not to wallow in, you know, despair or anything, but you know I was thinking a lot about this today and I was like Im, Im the victim here, Dunn told Rouer. I was the one that was being preyed upon and I fought back. And then, you know, its not quite the same, but it made me think of like the old TV shows and movies where, like, how police used to think when a chick got raped, Oh, its her fault because of the way she was dressed. Yeah, and Im like, so its my fault because I asked them to turn their music down, he said in a laughing voice. I got attacked and I fought back because I dont want to be a victim and now Im in trouble. I refuse to be a victim and now Im incarcerated. Shooter compared self to rape victim A.B. SIDIBE Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER The growing drumbeat for public access to one of the areas premier natural wonders will receive a hearing at a town hall meeting slated for 6 p.m. Friday at City Hall. Many proponents of access to the Three Sisters Springs property say they have waited too long to walk the planks on the boardwalk inside the 57acre property and also believe opening land access will relieve the scenes of bedlam often found on the water at the site. Proponents of greater tourism said the boardwalk is the ideal spot for manatee watching for visitors. City and county officials, the business community and some residents are pushing for the property to be accessed by land, and soon. However, officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service the managers of the property have a different take. The agencys pledge of financial support for the development of the property to ready it for public access has been scuttled by cuts at the agency and fiscal belt-tightening. And recently, the newly named project leader of the USFWSs office in charge of wildlife complexes, including Crystal River, mentioned that the feasibility of public access in the next year is going to be difficult to accomplish. We have four major projects that are going to be happening on that property this coming year, said refuge manager James Burnett. He said the projects include the construction of a new bridge/entrance, the creation of a wetland area on the southeast corner of the land; work on the shores of Lake Lynda and a shoreline erosion control project. I just cant see doing all those projects and then having people there at the same time. If we want to do it right, we should perhaps wait until some of these projects are done, Burnett said. The agency also wants to build a road, parking lot and toilet facilities for visitors before access is granted. A recent grant will enable USFWS to build a new entrance on Cutler Spur Boulevard to the property. He said his agency is committed to implementing the management plan for the property and to have it done sooner rather than later, but that patience is necessary to have things done right. But Bob Mercer, a community activist and resident of the immediate area near Three Sisters, said for many in the community their patience has run low. We cant wait anymore. I can bet you the projects will not meet their target dates. They will not have it ready to open during manatee season in 2015. No way, there is always going to be something else wrong, Mercer said. Mercer said he is collaborating with Dr. Paresh Desai, another community activist, and others to create a plan that could allow public access to the property as early as this summer. He said major construction can co-exist with what he calls specific and very limited access to the property. In places like New York City, they build skyscrapers with people moving around. They can build construction fencing and do other things to be able to accommodate people and still do their work. Its done every day in this country, Mercer said. He said his plan includes selling tickets at various tour/dive shops for a shuttle to the property, but only for two 2-hour visits. Mercer said the shuttles can use the Kings Bay Drive entrance to access the property while the new entrance is still under construction.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe @chronicleonline.com. Three Sisters town hall to examine public access Officials insist they merely want to make sure work at facility is done right CHRISVANORMER Staff writerCITRONELLE Two weeks after 43 animals were seized from adjoining residences, the houses have been demolished. A crew from Cross Construction Services arrived Tuesday morning to level the concrete block buildings at 9050 and 9052 N. Rainelle Ave. that had been condemned for structural issues by the countys code compliance division on Feb. 4, after animal control officers removed dogs, cats, turtles, chickens and a cockatoo because of crowded and unsanitary living conditions, according to the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. They scrape the site clean, said Kimberly Corbin, county code compliance division director, describing the contractors work. They destroy the septic system so theres nothing left. Corbin said it is not unusual for two side-by-side houses to be condemned and demolished, particularly in older neighborhoods. In this case, the two houses were owned by one person who rented them to one family comprised of parents with adult children. But we dont see that too often, Corbin said. The county would never demolish a house just for being dirty, Corbin assured. It had structural problems, Corbin said. A tree was growing into the roof. It didnt have proper plumbing. It didnt have adequate facilities. Air quality was poor. There were electrical problems. The building inspector signed the order. People who allow junk and debris to collect in and around their homes could be violating a nuisance ordinance, but not to the level of reaching a demolition order for structural issues, Corbin explained. A demolition order is determined after a visit by a safety evaluation team from fire and environmental health agencies and a building inspector. The building official issued a 10-day demolition order after reviewing the report this case. The property owner did not appeal the demolition or get a court order to stop it, Corbin said. An appeal would have required the owner to get a structural engineer to plan a way to bring the buildings up to code that would not cost more than the property was worth. Traditionally, if its more than 75 percent of the value to repair it, thats going to be the gauge, Corbin said. The value, I think, was only in the $20,000 range. The property owner will have 30 days to pay for the demolition. If he does not pay it, a lien will be recorded on his property, Corbin said. Sheriffs office media relations manager Heather Yates said the State Attorneys Office should decide this week whether to file charges regarding the condition of the animals. Tobey Phillips, Citrus County public information officer, said most of the seized animals will be ready for adoption today. Only one animal was in such poor condition that it had to be euthanized. Three animals are not yet ready for new homes, according to Rosenberger. Eight animals needed major dental treatment. Many had to be treated for intestinal parasites. Three puppies currently are learning social skills at volunteers foster homes. The cockatoo and two turtles already have been adopted. Contact Chronicle reporter Chris Van Ormer at 352-5642916 or cvanormer@ chronicleonline.com. Hoarding houses razed Location had dozens of animals living in poor, unsanitary conditions MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleWorkers demolish one of two homes in Citronelle, north of Crystal River, Tuesday morning. From staff and wire reports
Birthday Your employer or an important person will be impressed with your determination and commitment. Your leadership skills, versatility and accomplishments will bring greater recognition. Advancement can be yours this year if you concentrate on getting ahead. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Spending your hard-earned cash on frivolous purchases or helping others will lead to financial trouble. Stick to a budget. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Neglecting your love life will be emotionally costly. Plan to share quality time with someone special, or engage in events geared toward finding love. Aries (March 21-April 19) A troublesome situation will escalate quickly if you arent sensitive to the problems and challenges faced by others. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Youll be offered unwanted advice. Disregard any such counsel and remain on the path that you feel most comfortable with. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Give your spirits a lift by spending time with children or close friends. Treat yourself to a guilty pleasure. Cancer (June 21-July 22) It may seem as though others are taking advantage of you. Make your feelings known in a firm but tactful way. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Regardless of from whence it comes, do not repeat gossip. You will be looked upon as untrustworthy, and it could cause irreparable damage to your reputation. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Focus on romance. Unexpected expenses may cramp your style, but you can still show your affection without trying to buy love. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You are in need of some peace and solitude. Avoid conflicts that may cause emotional and physical distress. A quiet evening alone will calm your nerves. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Refrain from discussing your financial status. Only a trusted professional adviser has the qualifications necessary to provide the information you require. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Offering unsolicited advice to peers will lead to trouble. Dont be afraid to admit you dont have all the answers. Devote your energy to doing what you do best. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) There are many resources available that provide practical ways to refocus your attitude. Consider a discussion group or seminar that would inspire you to approach life in a positive manner. TodaysHOROSCOPES Today is Wednesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2014. There are 315 days left in the year. Todays Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, clearing the way for the U.S. military to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans during World War II. On this date: In 1881, Kansas prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. In 1945, in World War II, 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing on Iwo Jima, where they began a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces. In 1976, calling the issuing of Executive Order 9066 a sad day in American history, President Gerald R. Ford issued a proclamation confirming that the order had been terminated with the formal cessation of hostilities of World War II. In 2008, an ailing Fidel Castro resigned the Cuban presidency after nearly a half-century in power; his brother Raul was later named to succeed him. Ten years ago: The AFL-CIO endorsed Democrat John Kerry for president. One year ago: The United Nations said the number of U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan had risen sharply in 2012 compared with 2011. Todays Birthdays: Singer Smokey Robinson is 74. Singer Lou Christie is 71. Actor Michael Nader is 69. Author Amy Tan is 62. Actor Jeff Daniels is 59. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is 55. Britains Prince Andrew is 54. Singer Seal is 51. Actress Justine Bateman is 48. Actor Benicio Del Toro is 47. Actress Bellamy Young is 44. Pop singer-actress Haylie Duff is 29. Actress Victoria Justice is 21. 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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 NBCs Today show wins ratings goldNBCs Today show has won ratings gold for the first time since the London Olympics in 2012. The Nielsen company said Tuesday that the Today show had more viewers than ABCs usually dominant Good Morning America for the first week of the Sochi Olympics. With NBC the Olympics rights-holder, Today brought its team led by anchors Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie to Russia for morning broadcasts focused on the games. Today averaged 6.22 million viewers last week, with Good Morning America at 6.01 million. NBC is hoping that attention paid to the games can give a long-term kick-start to its entry in the morning competition.Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at 61NEW YORK Bob Casale, the guitarist for Devo, best known for the 1980 hit Whip It, died of heart failure Monday, his brother and band member Gerald Casale said Tuesday. He was 61. Devo founding member Casale said in a statement that his younger brothers death was sudden and a total shock. As an original member of Devo, Bob Casale was there in the trenches with me from the beginning, Casale said. He was my level-headed brother, a solid performer and talented audio engineer, always giving more than he got. No further details on his death were provided. Gerald Casale formed Devo with lead singer Mark Mothersbaugh Alan Myers, the groups drummer, died last year after a battle with cancer age at 58. Devo is short for devolution, the idea that man was regressing into an earlier state.Fallons Tonight gets 11.3M viewersLOS ANGELES Jimmy Fallons start as host of The Tonight Show is a ratings winner for NBC. Nielsen company figures released Tuesday show 11.3 million people tuned in to watch Fallons New York debut on Monday night. It was the second-biggest audience for Tonight since May 2009, when Jay Leno stepped down for Conan OBriens brief run as host. Fallons Tonight debut fell short of the 14.6 million who tuned in Feb. 6 to see Leno sign off, again, after 22 years as host in Burbank. Enjoying a post-Winter Olympics time slot, Fallon drew 2 million-plus viewers more than OBriens June 2009 Tonight opening audience of nearly 9.2 million. NBC says Fallons Tonight debut, with guests Will Smith and U2, was up 71 percent over his Feb. 6 Late Night farewells audience of 6.6 million. From wire reports Associated PressDolly Parton performs on stage Tuesday during her Blue Smoke tour in Sydney, Australia. A4WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 000HA6C in Todays Citrus County Chronicle LEGAL NOTICES Fictitious Name Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C14 Meeting Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C14 Foreclosure Sale/Action Notices . . . . . . . . . . . C14 Notice to Creditors/Administration . . . . . C13, C14 Tax Deed Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C13 Termination of Parental Rights Notices . . . . . C13 Surplus Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C13 Bob CasaleDevo guitarist dead at 61.
and statements towards employees. The Chroniclesattempts to reach Adams for comment Tuesday were unsuccessful. Adams faced a similar situation in October when County Administrator Brad Thorpe sent him a memo telling him to stop contacting his staff because, he said, Adams had established a pattern of unfounded accusations and insults. Parsons does not work for Thorpe. Both Thorpe and Parsons are hired independently by the county commission. Parsons and Adams engaged in a string of emails regarding the commissioners request during the Feb. 11 county commission meeting that Parsons seek a state ethics opinion whether Commissioners Rebecca Bays and Joe Meek had conflicts of interest regarding the County Road 491 medical corridor project. Meek is chairman of the Economic Development Council. Bays husband, Mike, is a member of the same board. The EDC, whose members are not appointed by the county commission, supports the medical corridor. Adams is a vocal critic of it. Parsons told Adams during the board meeting that the state Ethics Commission will not accept inquiry requests about county commissioners from other county commissioners. One commissioner may seek an ethics opinion about his or her own self, but not of others. In an email Monday morning to Parsons, Adams said he wanted the issue addressed. Is voting on these two boards inappropriate and unethical? Adams wrote. Parsons responded with state law that spelled out rules for an ethics opinion, and that the only role she would play is to assist a commissioner who wanted to ask for an opinion on his or her own potential conflict. Adams then accused Parsons of botching an interlocal agreement with Hernando County for each county to use the others landfill during times of an emergency. Adams did not provide details, and Parsons said in an interview the agreement is in place for either county to utilize if needed. In her email to Adams on Tuesday morning, Parsons said she respected the office of a county commissioner, but that Adams was overstepping his role. I will no longer stand for being continuously beleaguered with remarks regarding my age, experience, or competency, she wrote, copying the response to Thorpe and the other four county commissioners. Commissioner Joe Meek said Adams behavior is out of control. The hostility, dysfunction and chaos continue, he said. His continual beratement of her and other senior staff members creates a hostile environment. Its very problematic.LOCALCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 A5 firstname.lastname@example.org www.superioralf.com 4865 Gulf to Lake Hwy., Lecanto 352.746.5483 000HAN0 YOU ARE NOT ALONE YOU YOU ARE ARE NOT NOT ALONE ALONE WE ARE HERE TO HELP. 22% of seniors over the age of 70 suffer from memory loss WE ARE HERE TO HELP. WE ARE HERE TO HELP. 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Orange Ave., Floral City, FL FLORAL CITY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL at picturesque Floral Park 1.8 miles south of Floral City on S. Florida Ave. (US41) Park at Citrus County Fairgrounds $1 Shuttle Bus to Floral Park CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA SUSTAINING PARTNER: Citrus County Chronicle. GOLD SPONSORS: Citrus 95.3, The Fox 96.7, True Oldies 106.3, Tampa Bay Times. SILVER SPONSORS: Nature Coast EMS, StoreRight Self Storage. BRONZE SPONSORS: Hometown Values, Insurance Resources and Risk Management. FRIEND SPONSORS: Brannen Bank, Insight Credit Union, Insurance Resources and Risk Management, WXJB/WWJB. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, Floral City Merchants Association, and Citrus County Chronicle. PRESENTED BY: Arrests James Guillory, 52, of Memphis Street, Longview, Texas, at 4:46 a.m. Feb. 17 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of dealing in stolen property. According to his arrest affidavit, Guillory was transported to the Citrus County Detention Facility from Gregg County, Texas. Beth Hessler, 44, of South Sugar Pine Point, Homosassa, at 7:36 a.m. Feb. 17 on an active warrant for felony violation of probation stemming from an original charge of grand theft. Edwin Rolon, 21, of Beverly Hills, at 10:52 a.m. Feb. 17 on a felony charge of aggravated battery on a pregnant victim. Frank Bertino Jr., 55, of West Silver Hill Lane, Lecanto, at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 17 on an active warrant for a misdemeanor charge of allowing an unauthorized person to operate a motor vehicle. Bond $250. Autumn Rieth, 33, of North Lazy Trail, Crystal River, at 3:25 p.m. Feb. 17 on a misdemeanor charge of battery. According to her arrest affidavit, Rieth is accused of grabbing the wrist and striking the face of the victim at the restaurant where they both worked. She was released on her own recognizance. Aaron Smith, 34, of West Main Street, Homosassa, at 5:05 p.m. Feb. 17 on a felony charge of knowingly driving while license was suspended or revoked, along with a misdemeanor charge of no motor vehicle registration. According to his arrest affidavit, Smith has approximately five prior drivingwhile-license-suspended convictions, the latest one being on Jan. 6, 2006. He was initially stopped for having an invalid tag on the vehicle he was driving. Bond $2,200. Rhonda Hendrickson, 55, of East Gobbler Drive, Floral City, at 6:23 p.m. Feb. 17 on a misdemeanor charge of battery. According to her arrest affidavit, Hendrickson is accused of pulling the hair of the victim and scratching her. She was reportedly attempting to keep the victim from entering the home despite the fact that she was currently residing there. Bond $500.Citrus County Sheriffs OfficeThefts A petit theft was reported at 2:47 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 2400 block of E. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 3:47 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 300 block of N. Suncoast Blvd., Crystal River. A larceny petit theft was reported at 4:35 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 5700 block of E. Jasmine Lane, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 6:08 p.m. Feb. 14 in the 100 block of N. Horse Prairie Road, Inverness. A grand theft was reported at 2:34 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the 3400 block of E Buckskin Lane, Hernando. An auto theft was reported at 10:41 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the 8700 block of W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa. A grand theft was reported at 9:52 p.m. Feb. 17 in the 500 block of W. Main St., Inverness. Vandalisms A vandalism was reported at 1:09 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the 1500 block of W. New Lenox Lane, Dunnellon. A vandalism was reported at 11:23 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the 500 block of N.W. Sixth St., Crystal River. 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. chronicleonline.com. ADAMSContinued from Page A1
Aron Abrahamsen, 92LECANTOAron Abrahamsen, 92, of Lecanto, Fla., died Feb. 16, 2014, under the care of Hospice of Citrus County in Lecanto. Arrangements by McGan Cremation Service LLC, Hernando. Jan King, 61TAMPAJan Marie King, 61, Tampa, Fla., died Feb. 16, 2014. Graveside committal will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Florida National Cemetery. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is in charge of arrangements.Rena Dodd, 88INVERNESSRena E. Dodd, 88, of Inverness, Fla., formerly of Fort Lauderdale and Plainview, N.Y., passed away Feb. 16, 2014, under the loving care of Hospice of Citrus County of the Nature Coast. Rena was born July 17, 1925, in Rockville, Conn., to Albert Nutland and Elsie (Miller) Nutland. Rena graduated with her nursing degree from Farmingdale College in 1965 and specialized as a labor and delivery/newborn nursery nurse. After retirement, Rena became an avid golfer and enjoyed playing cards, reading and traveling around the world. Rena is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Harry W. Dodd; children, Patricia (Bruce) Sieving, of Phoenixville, Pa., Thomas Wigand, of Huntington, N.Y., James (Candy) Wigand of Ft. Lauderdale, John (Debbie) Wigand, of Fort Lauderdale, Robert (Karen) Wigand of Kernersville, N.C., Marianne Doan, of Houston, Texas and Richard Wigand, of Miami; and stepchildren, Harry R. Dodd of Weddington, N.C., and Jayne Dodd of Inverness; along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her precious puppy, Tiny. Rena is predeceased by her parents; sister, Audrey Golemba of Vernon, Conn.; and stepdaughter, Debra Dodd of Fort Lauderdale. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Charles E. Davis Funeral Home in Inverness. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in the chapel at the funeral home. Rena will then be flown to Charlotte, N.C., for burial. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the charity of the donors choice.Sign the guest book at www.chronicleonline.com.Joseph Lettieri, 53BEVERLY HILLSJoseph T. Lettieri, 53, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Feb. 16, 2014, at his residence. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Gene McCaffrey, 80HOMOSASSAGene E. McCaffrey, of Homosassa, Fla., was born Nov. 6, 1933, and died Feb. 16, 2014. Originally from New York, she was a longtime resident of Riverhaven Village in Homosassa. Gene was a devoted parishioner of St. Benedict Catholic Church and a longtime volunteer with Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast. Gene is survived by her daughter, Christina Cammarata; son, Thomas Graves (Terrence McGivney); daughter-in-law, Louise Graves; stepson, Richard McCaffrey (Rose); brother, Leonard Peluso (Thelma); grandchildren, Stacey Cammarata, Shannon Massengill, Kenneth Graves and Steven, Douglas, Richard Jr. and Michelle McCaffrey; and great-grandchildren, Brian Cammarata, Christopher Torres, Gregory and Eriq Peete; and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. McCaffrey was predeceased by her husband, Edwin McCaffrey and her son, Michael Graves. Friends will be received Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Wilder Funeral Home from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. A prayer service will take place at 7 p.m., with Fr. Ryszard Stradomski officiating. Interment will take place 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, Genes family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. She was a very special person and will be greatly missed. Thank You, Virginia www.wilder funeral.com. Helene McKenzie, 39INVERNESSHelene N. McKenzie, 39, of Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 13, 2014, at Citrus Memorial hospital. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Robert Painchaud, 80BEVERLY HILLSRobert E. Painchaud, 80, of Beverly Hills, Fla., died Feb. 14, 2014, at his residence. Interment will take place at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Heinz Funeral Home & Cremation, Inverness. Frederick Tripp, 88INVERNESSFrederick R. Tripp, 88, Inverness, Fla., died Feb. 17, 2014, at HPH Hospice, Lecanto. Private arrangements by Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.A6WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEOBITUARIES 000H9IS Q How much damage can termites actually do? A Termites per year do more damage than all natural disasters combined. Including hurricanes, fires, floods, etc. Q Do I need a termite treatment? 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Associated PressDES MOINES, Iowa While many states passed sweeping abortion laws last year, the Iowa General Assembly endorsed just one a perplexing measure befitting one of the few legislatures under divided control. The GOP-led House and the Democratic-controlled Senate, in a compromise, put Gov. Terry Branstad in charge of signing off on any payments for publicly funded abortions. Republicans believed the added scrutiny might be a brake on abortions under Medicaid. But about seven months after the new rule took effect, the consequences have surprised everyone, and illustrated the trickiness of bipartisan lawmaking on the issue. Branstad, a Republican and abortion opponent, hasnt approved any payments. But the few patients who were eligible for Medicaid-funded abortions received them anyway. Thats because the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics where most of these procedures have been done in past years simply decided not to bill the state for the abortions it has performed. Those on all sides of the issue are now pondering what the work-around means for them and the larger abortion battle. Abortion rights advocates arent happy. At its heart its very deceitful. The governor gets to say he never approved any Medicaid payments because no one ever asked him to. Hes never presented with the bill, said Jill June, longtime president of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland. Conservative Republicans see something gained. The ultimate goal is to make sure taxpayer dollars are not being used for a purpose that people find morally unconscionable, said Rep. Matt Windschitl. Branstad, who is running for re-election, was spared some difficult decisions. Denying payments could have put him in violation of federal guidelines that require Medicaid to fund abortions in some cases.NATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 A7 000H8WV CALL 1-888-ANY-TIPS (1-888-269-8477) www.CrimeStop persCitrus.com Funded by the Office of the Attorney General, Crime Stoppers Trust Fund of Citrus County, Inc. YOU COULD RECEVE A REWARD UP TO $ 1,000 000HF04 000HFD7 Also visit Neon Leons Zydeco Steakhouse in Old Homosassa. Every night is Mardi Gras IT ONLY TASTES EXPENSIVE Introducing our new Executive Chef and two exciting new menus New Dinner Menu EVERYTHING IS UNDER $ 20 Lunch Menu Under $ 15 Celebrating 2nd Anniversary! FREE CONCERT MARCH 1 at NOON with a Dockside, featuring Nashville Artist Pete Hunt and Southern Branded performing their new hit DO YOU WANNA COWBOY! PLUS Cajun Dave and Neon Leon Bring a chair, but no coolers please FULL BAR AVAILABLE Oops Associated PressGary Cook inspects a Tucker Sno-Cat Trail Groomer Tuesday on Clark Lake in Nisswa, Minn. He was driving the vehicle when it broke through the ice. Unusual state abortion law gets equally unusual result
Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Remee Jo Lee cries every day when she thinks about the baby she lost after her ex-boyfriend tricked her into taking abortion drugs. It hits her when she sees pregnant women or a diaper changing station in a womens bathroom. She feels the pain when she walks through the childrens section of a department store. And now shes pleading with lawmakers to pass a bill that would have allowed the state to prosecute John Andrew Welden for the death of her unborn child. This has just been the most devastating experience for me. This never goes away. I deal with this every day, Lee told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, rapidly twisting a facial tissue in her hands as she spoke through tears. The framed sonogram images of her unborn child sat on the lectern in front of her. This has just been very, very hard and I never want anyone else to go through this ever again and I want the state of Florida to show that this is not acceptable. That you cant get away with this. The committee voted 6-2 to pass the bill (SB 162) with no debate. Last year the same bill died because the committee refused to take it up for consideration. Lee hopes that her story will be the difference this year. Weve inspired some change in the hearts and minds of others, which is an uplifting experience. Im glad that theyre able to see that this is a reality that can happen, she said after the meeting. Rep. Larry Ahern, RSeminole, is sponsoring the House version of the bill (HB 59). Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, is sponsoring the Senate measure. Both bills have one more committee stop before being considered by the full chambers. Lee found out she was pregnant last year and said Welden told her immediately he didnt want her to have the baby. The son of a doctor, Welden forged his fathers signature in March of 2013 on a prescription for Cytotec and relabeled a pill bottle as the antibiotic amoxicillin. Cytotec is used to induce labor. Welden told Lee that his father said she had an infection and told her to take the mislabeled medication. She experienced severe cramping and went to the hospital, where on Easter she was told that she lost the baby six weeks and five days into her pregnancy. While Hillsborough County sheriffs deputies investigated the case, no state charges were filed. Instead, federal prosecutors initially charged Welden under the Unborn Victims of Violence Act. That charge was dropped as part of a deal in which Welden pleaded guilty to drug-tampering charges. He was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison. Florida does have a law that allows charges to be filed if a fetus is harmed or killed once its at the point where it would be able to survive outside the womb. The bills would apply the law to any pregnancy. Those convicted could be sentenced to life in prison if they intentionally sought to kill the unborn child. A8WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESTATE 000HEWB 565 Hwy. 41 South, Inverness MON.-FRI. 9-6 SAT. 10-4 FURNITURE DEPOT 352726-4835 Ethan Allen Thomasville Drexel Broyhill Basset We Have a Train Load of Top Notch New & Used Furniture 15% OFF Storewide *Limited Time 000H91U 000H9F7 $ 599 000H81U 3221 South Florida Avenue (Highway 41) Across from the airport 352-637-6088 Tricked into miscarriage, woman pleads for new law Associated PressRemee Jo Lee, who had a miscarriage after her ex-boyfriend tricked her into taking abortion drugs, holds sonogram images Tuesday of the child she lost. She testified about a bill that would make it illegal to harm or kill a fetus at any point in a pregnancy.
Budget office: Wage hike would lift pay, cost jobsWASHINGTON Boosting the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are proposing would increase earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016 but also cut employment by roughly 500,000 jobs, Congress nonpartisan budget analyst said Tuesday. In a report containing ammunition for both supporters and opponents of the Democratic election-year proposal, the Congressional Budget Office said gradually raising the minimum from $7.25 hourly to $10.10 would lift 900,000 people above the federal poverty level by 2016. That is out of 45 million who would otherwise live in poverty without an increase. But the analysis also noted a downside: About 0.3 percent fewer jobs, especially for low-income workers; higher costs for business owners and higher prices for consumers.Candy Crush Saga maker King Digital plans IPONEW YORK The maker of the blockbuster mobile game Candy Crush Saga will attempt to raise as much as $500 million in an initial public offering. King Digital Entertainment PLC did not disclose how many shares are expected to be in the IPO or the projected price range. The company has replaced Farmville maker Zynga Inc. as the top maker of games played on Facebook, largely due to the success of Candy Crush Saga. The game was the most downloaded free app on both iPhones and iPads in 2013.Coca-Colas profit slips as US soda sales flagNEW YORK Coca-Colas fourth-quarter profit fell as the worlds biggest beverage maker once again sold less soda in North America. The beverage maker said Tuesday that sales volume declined 1 percent in North America, which included a 3 percent decline in soda. Last week, PepsiCo also said its soda volume slipped. Although Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are tapping emerging markets for growth and sell a wide array of beverages, pressure is mounting for the two companies to figure out how to get soda sales moving in the right direction at home. Americans have been cutting back on soda for years amid health concerns and as beverage aisles have grown increasingly crowded with other options.Actavis to buy Forest Labs in $25 billion dealActavis PLC plans to buy Forest Laboratories Inc. for about $25 billion, boosting the Irish drugmakers presence in U.S. primary-care doctor offices. U.S. physicians, increasingly crunched for time, keep reducing how many drugmaker sales reps they see. Forest gives Actavis not just a broader product line, but also its big U.S. sales force, which now can promote a half-dozen Forest and Actavis products at each doctor visit. That likely will result in more options to present to primary care doctors, compared to rival brand-name drugmakers whose sales reps promote one or two drugs.US homebuilder confidence sinks in FebruaryU.S. homebuilders confidence in the housing market declined sharply this month as the severe weather battering much of the nation keeps many would-be buyers at home. Storms and cold weather dampened builders outlook for sales ahead of the spring home-selling season and could further slow the pace of home construction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Tuesday slid to 46. Thats down from Januarys reading of 56 and is the lowest level since May. Readings below 50 indicate that more builders view sales conditions as poor rather than good.Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt hit recordWASHINGTON Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt China and Japan reduced their shares. The Treasury Department says total foreign holdings rose 1.4 percent in December to $5.79 trillion, surpassing the old record set in March of $5.73 trillion. China, the largest foreign buyer of Treasury debt, reduced its holdings to $1.27 trillion in December. That marked a 3.6 percent drop from Chinas November level of $1.32 trillion, a record for that country. Japan, the secondlargest buyer, trimmed its holdings to $1.18 trillion in December.US credit card late payments up in 4Q from 3QLOS ANGELES Many Americans took on more credit card debt and failed to make timely payments in the final quarter of 2013, when consumers typically crank up spending on holiday shopping. Even so, the national late-payment rate remained close to its lowest level in six years, credit reporting agency TransUnion said Tuesday. The rate of credit card payments at least 90 days overdue was 1.48 percent in the October-December quarter. Thats up from 1.36 percent in the previous three-month period, but down from 1.61 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, the firm said.BUSINESSCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 A9 Money&MarketsAclick of the wrist gets you more at www.chronicleonline.com 1,600 1,650 1,700 1,750 1,800 1,850 AF SONDJ 1,720 1,800 1,880 S&P 500Close: 1,840.76 Change: 2.13 (0.1%) 10 DAYS 14,500 15,000 15,500 16,000 16,500 17,000 AF SONDJ 15,320 15,760 16,200 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 16,130.40 Change: -23.99 (-0.1%) 10 DAYSAdvanced2044 Declined1038 New Highs227 New Lows21 Vol. (in mil.)3,355 Pvs. Volume2,923 1,838 1,826 1804 805 195 15 NYSE NASD DOW 16167.3316107.0416130.40-23.99-0.15%-2.69% DOW Trans.7312.977210.917231.74-74.95-1.03%-2.28% DOW Util.522.91519.41520.19+0.68+0.13%+6.04% NYSE Comp.10330.3010286.2110319.11+36.58+0.36%-0.78% NASDAQ4277.334243.564272.78+28.75+0.68%+2.30% S&P5001842.871835.011840.76+2.13+0.12%-0.41% S&P4001355.841345.691355.16+8.30+0.62%+0.94% Wilshire 500019737.5619643.5619719.80+54.03+0.27%+0.07% Russell 20001162.231151.151161.48+12.27+1.07%-0.19% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. 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Home Depot HD63.82882.57 77.57-.36 -0.5ttt-5.8+18.0211.56 Intel Corp INTC20.10727.12 24.76+.01 ...rtt-4.6+20.8130.90 IBM IBM172.193215.90 183.19-.50 -0.3ttt-2.3-6.1123.80 LKQ Corporation LKQ20.09734.32 28.92+.08 +0.3sst-12.1+25.030... Lowes Cos LOW35.86752.08 46.93-.35 -0.7ttt-5.3+21.3220.72 McDonalds Corp MCD92.224103.70 96.02+.24 +0.3sst-1.0+5.7173.24 Microsoft Corp MSFT27.23938.98 37.42+.08 +0.2ssr...+37.6141.12 Motorola Solutions MSI53.28967.69 65.78+.17 +0.3stt-2.5+9.2161.24 NextEra Energy NEE71.42093.36 93.35+.08 +0.1sss+9.0+32.8222.90f Penney JC Co Inc JCP4.90123.10 6.11-.03 -0.5ttt-33.2-69.2dd... Piedmont Office RT PDM15.83321.09 17.05+.14 +0.8sss+3.2-9.1310.80 Regions Fncl RF7.42911.08 10.37+.02 +0.2sts+4.9+32.1130.12 Sears Holdings Corp SHLD32.85367.50 41.17-.27 -0.7tst-16.0-14.5dd... Smucker, JM SJM87.103114.72 95.31+3.50 +3.8stt-8.0+2.1172.32 Texas Instru TXN32.19044.82 44.01+.15 +0.3sss+0.2+33.2251.20 Time Warner TWX51.62870.77 65.30... ...rst-6.3+23.9171.27f UniFirst Corp UNF82.538113.06 105.54-.34 -0.3ttt-1.4+25.4180.15 Verizon Comm VZ44.26254.31 45.98-.53 -1.1ttt-6.4+9.6122.12 Vodafone Group VOD24.42939.44 37.09+.28 +0.8stt-5.6+47.41.61e WalMart Strs WMT68.30681.37 75.33-.46 -0.6ttt-4.3+9.7141.88 Walgreen Co WAG39.74067.16 64.54-.24 -0.4tss+12.4+57.7231.26 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. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the electric car companys CEO met with a mergers and acquisitions chief at Apple last year. A Citigroup analyst kept his Buy rating on the jam makers stock, saying that sales of its products should pick up. The Irish drug developer plans to boost its presence in the U.S. by buying rival Forest Laboratories in a deal worth about $25 billion. The drugstore chain signed an expanded deal with health care services company McKesson to supply it with generic drugs. The maker of Diet Coke, Sprite and Vitaminwater said that its fourthquarter profit fell as it sold less soda in North America. Major stock indexes ended mixed Tuesday, as investors weighed a survey showing a sharp drop in U.S. homebuilders confidence and disappointing fourth-quarter earnings from Coca-Cola. The Nasdaq and Standard & Poors 500 index ended higher. 36 38 40 $42 NF DJ Coca-ColaKO Close: $37.47 -1.46 or -3.8% $36.83$43.43 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 46.1m (3.0x avg.) $165.46 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 19.4 3.0% 4 5 6 $7 NF DJ Rite AidRAD Close: $6.27 0.35 or 5.9% $1.54$6.35 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 44.0m (1.7x avg.) $6.06 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 18.5 ... 140 160 180 200 $220 NF DJ ActavisACT Close: $201.47 9.59 or 5.0% $82.02 $208.75 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 15.0m (9.4x avg.) $35.06 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... 90 100 $110 NF DJ J.M. SmuckerSJM Close: $95.31 3.50 or 3.8% $87.10$114.72 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 1.9m (2.1x avg.) $10.02 b 52-week range PE: Yield: 17.9 2.4% 100 150 200 $250 NF DJ Tesla MotorsTSLA Close: $203.70 5.47 or 2.8% $33.80 $206.00 Vol.: Mkt. Cap: 9.3m (1.0x avg.) $24.97 b 52-week range PE: Yield: ... ... The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.71 percent Tuesday. 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.040.01+0.03.10 6-month T-bill.070.07....12 52-wk T-bill.090.10-0.01.15 2-year T-note.300.32-0.02.27 5-year T-note1.481.53-0.05.86 10-year T-note2.712.73-0.022.00 30-year T-bond3.683.70-0.023.18 NET 1YR BONDS YEST PVS CHG AGO Barclays LongT-BdIdx3.473.47...2.81 Bond Buyer Muni Idx4.894.89...4.04 Barclays USAggregate2.352.33+0.021.92 Barclays US High Yield5.465.48-0.025.91 Moodys AAACorp Idx4.504.49+0.013.90 Barclays CompT-BdIdx1.741.76-0.021.14 Barclays US Corp3.083.07+0.012.81 YEST 6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO Commodities Coffee jumped to its highest price in more than a year Tuesday as dry growing conditions continued in Brazil. Among metals, gold closed at the highest level since September. 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Interestrates 000HDYB Associated PressNEW YORK U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday as traders got back to work after a long holiday weekend. It was a fairly quiet day for investors, who had relatively little news to react to. Health care stocks rose more than the rest of the market after pharmaceutical company Actavis said it was buying rival Forest Laboratories for $25 billion in cash and stock. Investors liked the deal, which is intended to make the companies more competitive in a rapidly changing industry and allow them to command higher prices from insurance companies. Actavis makes the generic versions of hyperactivity disorder medication Concerta and the cholesterol drug Lipitor, while Forest Labs makes the Alzheimers treatment Namenda. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 23.99 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,130.40. The Dow was dragged lower by CocaCola, which fell $1.46, or 4 percent, to $37.47. Coke reported that its income and sales fell in the fourth quarter compared with the same period a year ago. The company said sales volume declined 1 percent in North America, its largest market. The Standard & Poors 500 index rose 2.13 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,840.76. The Nasdaq composite rose 28.76 points, or 0.7 percent, to 4,272.78. Forest Labs and Actavis were among the biggest gainers in the S&P 500 index. Forest Labs soared $19.65, or 28 percent, to $91.04 and Actavis rose $9.59, or 5 percent, to $201.47. Other drug makers also rose sharply. Gilead Sciences rose $2.60, or 3 percent, to $83.81 and Eli Lilly rose $1.05, or 2 percent, to $55.25. The Forest Labs-Actavis deal is the latest in bigname, big-budget deals to be announced so far this year. Last week cable giant Comcast announced a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion and Japans Suntory Holdings announced last month it was buying Beam, the maker of Jim Beam and Makers Mark whiskey, for $13.9 billion. Investors should expect more large deals this year, said Mike Serio, regional chief investment officer at Wells Fargo Private Bank. This has been building up for three or four years now, he said. Companies have so much money on their balance sheets and theres only so much you can do with it. You could increase your dividend. You could buy back stock. You could spend it on (business investments), or you can do deals. The stock market is extending its gain from last week, when the S&P 500 increased 2.3 percent. Investors liked what they heard from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who said she planned to continue her predecessors market-friendly policies for the time being. The markets turnaround last week was especially notable given the rough start to the year. The S&P 500 has risen seven out of the last eight days. I would be very surprised if we dont see the market move back to its highs very soon, said Randy Frederick, a managing director at Charles Schwab. Stocks creep up in quiet day of trading BusinessHIGHLIGHTS From wire reports
OPINION Page A10WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014 Now hear thisPublic pressure seems to have had an effect on our board of county commissioners. This is a surprise, in the sense that they seemed to have been well on their way to eliminating any voter oversight at all. It became evident, their having to sit through input from the public, which they knew in advance they were going to ignore, was a real imposition on their time. Rather than generating discussion, public input served only to placate the citizen by allowing him or her to let off a little steam. Was it any surprise then that they decided to eliminate public input, or relegate it to a small, well-controlled time frame? Chalk one up for the taxpayer. Even though the commissioners still think they should be able to shut us out, they have reluctantly decided to subject themselves to wasting their time sitting and waiting for the input to run its course. Or did they fear another frivolous lawsuit? Well commissioners, its politics 101, act like you care what the voters think. Thank you for your time.Steve Brown Inverness Fulfilling experienceSince 1993, I have had the honor and the privilege of serving as the Lecanto High School team physician. Along the way, I have met so many great people from the school administrators, faculty, staff and coaches, and have formed very close friendships with quite a few of them. My great joy, however, has been working with the student athletes and their families. It has truly been the most rewarding part of my time in practice and I will be forever grateful for the opportunity to invest and engage in the lives of these special folks. I would like to publicly thank my Lecanto family for the many blessings I have received in my time as their team Doc, and I want you to know that my life is way better because you were a part of it.Dr. Michael Bennett WASHINGTONMany Downton Abbey watchers are nostalgia gluttons who grieved when Lord Grantham lost his fortune in Canadian railroad shares. There are, however, a discerning few whose admirable American sensibilities caused them to rejoice about Granthams loss: Now perhaps this amiable but dilettantish toff will get off his duff and get a job. This dramas verisimilitude extends to emphasizing that his lordship had a fortune to squander only because he married an American heiress. By battening on what they disdained, this republics commercial culture, many British aristocrats could live beyond their inherited means actual work being, of course, unthinkable. The deserved decline of Downtons finances demonstrates why estate taxes are unnecessary: Even when Balzacs axiom is accurate (At the bottom of every great fortune without apparent source, theres always some crime) and fortunes are ill-gotten, subsequent generations often soon fritter them away. Call this Darwinian redistribution. Americans have an unslakable appetite for British artistic syrup. Charles Dickens, although a noble spirit and literary genius, could be so insufferably saccharine that his flinty Mr. Gradgrind in Hard Times (The Good Samaritan was a Bad Economist) seemed like a breath of fresh air. In 1841, when Dickens was serializing The Old Curiosity Shop, the ship arriving in America carrying the latest installment reportedly was greeted by dockworkers shouting, Is Nell still alive? But Oscar Wilde was right: One must have a heart of stone to read the death of little Nell without laughing. And one must have a head of stone to enjoy the Downton Abbey scene when Matthew, a fragment of the upper crust whose war wound had left him in a wheel chair, sees that Lavinia, another chip off the old crust, is about to trip while carrying a heavy tray. Gallantry propels Matthew up from his chair and he is ambulatory once again and ever more. It is fitting that PBS offers Downton Abbey to its disproportionately progressive audience. This series is a languid appreciation of a class structure supposedly tempered by the paternalism of the privileged. And if progressivism prevails, America will be Downton Abbey: Upstairs, the administrators of the regulatory state will, with a feudal sense of noblesse oblige, assume responsibility for the lower orders downstairs, gently protecting them from substandard health insurance policies, school choice, gun ownership, large sodas and other decisions that experts consider naughty or calamitous. Why, however, does a normally wise and lucid conservative such as Peter Augustine Lawler, professor of government at Berry College, celebrate the astute nostalgia of Downton Abbey? Writing in Intercollegiate Review, he interprets the Abbey as a welfare state conservatives can revere: Everyone aristocrat or servant knows his place, his relational responsibilities. ... The characters arent that burdened by the modern individualistic freedom of figuring out ones place in the world. ... Many of the customs that seem pointlessly expensive and time consuming, such as dressing for every dinner, are employment programs for worthy servants given secure, dignified places in a world where most ordinary people struggle. ... The nobility of living in service to a lord. ... What aristocracy offers us at its best is a proud but measured acceptance of the unchangeable relationship between privileges and responsibilities in the service of those whom we know and love. Good grief. Americans do not call the freedom to figure out ones place in the world a burden; they call it the pursuit of happiness. And to be given a secure place amid unchangeable relationships is not dignified, it is servitude. One reason Thomas Jefferson, a child of Virginias gentry, preferred an agricultural society to one in which people are piled upon one another in large cities (let our workshops remain in Europe) is that he valued social stasis, as the privileged are wont to do. One reason his rival Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant striver thriving in Manhattan, wanted a restless market society of ample and volatile capital was as a solvent of the entrenched hierarchies that impede upward mobility. Downton Abbey viewers should remember the following rhapsodic hymn to capitalisms unceasing social churning: Constant revolutionizing of production, uninterrupted disturbance of all social conditions. ... All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices and opinions, are swept away, all newformed ones become antiquated before they can ossify. All that is solid melts into air. This (from The Communist Manifesto) explains why capitalism liberates. And why American conservatives should understand that some people smitten by Downton Abbey hope to live upstairs during a future reign of gentry progressivism. George Wills email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Freedom is a very great reality. But it means, above all things, freedom from lies.D.H Lawrence, 1930 Lessons from the Abbey 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 BIG SUCCESS Still some things at CMH to cheer about Years ago, before fighting erupted between its governing boards, Citrus Memorial hospital hosted a big party, inviting community members to tour the new Heart Center before it opened for business. Creating this facility was a milestone for the community. Previously, hundreds of Citrus County residents who needed heart surgery had to leave the county, with all the inconvenience and upset that represented for patients and their families. Now, some 2,000 heart surgeries and 10,000 heart catheterizations later, CMHs Heart and Vascular Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary. We are indeed fortunate to have this excellent health resource right here in Citrus County, and we congratulate the hospital staff for delivering years of excellent patient care. In a recent visit with theChronicles editorial board, hospital CEO Ryan Beaty talked about the heart centers milestone as well as another pioneering service for CMH retinal surgery, which is particularly important for a community with a large number of diabetics. Heart care, retinal surgery these are examples of health care excellence, but theyre also economic development assets. The health industry will continue to be an important business segment here, and we support advances in care. However, things are turning out a little differently from how CMH management expected. Beaty said that the number of open heart surgeries has trended down in recent years. He credits local physicians for being more proactive with patients in both prevention and earlier treatment. Also, Beaty said, Citrus residents have more nearby choices now, with Oak Hill Hospital in Spring Hill opening a heart unit, and Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center doing catheterizations. Agreed, health care consumers do have more choice now. But how much has the hospitals continuing governance warfare contributed to unfairly eroding citizen confidence in Citrus Memorial? Management struggles contribute to the hospitals overall image, and it hasnt been good. Potential patients weigh that in choosing a health care facility. Its all about perception, and CMH has lost its mojo in the community. We look forward to the turnaround we hope is coming with new management, and to feeling good about our community hospital again. THE ISSUE:CMH celebrates Heart Centers 10th year.OUR OPINION:County fortunate to have this asset. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.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 email@example.com .LETTERSto the Editor Need some supervisionSomething needs to be done to manage the people traffic in Three Sisters Springs. I was there Saturday (Feb. 1) at 5 p.m. There were no manatee watchers there. No one to supervise. There were people chasing manatees, encouraging their children to chase manatee babies. And a couple showed up in a canoe; they got out of the canoe, tied up to a tree and theyre clambering around on the shore there, you know, disturbing the soil and the vegetation. And as I left Three Sisters, a group of eight teenagers or, well, young men came in with snorkel gear and a cooler of beer and there was no one to supervise. So this needs to change. Letter spot onWendy Williams letter on Feb. 12 regarding water conservation was a breath of fresh air. She has an astute grasp of the dire situation that is threatening Florida. 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 Hot Corner: LOBBYIST George WillOTHER VOICES Dean, Smiths jobFifty thousand dollars for a lobbyist for Citrus County?... That is Sen. Charlie Dean and Rep. Jimmie Smiths job.More money wastedHere we go again. Citrus County Commission votes to spend $50,000 to hire a lobbyist. OK, raise our taxes because they dont have enough money to function, but yet they have $50,000 to hire a lobbyist. This is ridiculous, OK? Then another $50,000 for a boat race. Its appalling. Raise our taxes though we dont have enough money to provide services, but, you know, we can hire a lobbyist and go have boat races. Editors note: To be fair, the boat race funds come from the tourist tax, not property taxes.Cruel jokeI see the commissioners are at it again; $50,000 for a lobbyist to tell people that Citrus County exists. Who gives them the right to waste our money like that? Oh, previously we had a lobbyist for the Port of Citrus. Well, gosh, I guess I should take my boat up there and enjoy some of the amenities. Another cruel joke on the back of the taxpayers. And our new Tourism Development Council ... $50,000 more for a boat race in Hernando. What about boat ramps? What about parking? What about using that money for the citizens of Citrus County? Theres no benefit from this. Just another waste of tax dollars. The TDC needs to be done away with.
OPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 A11 000H9RJ Anytime Service No Extra Charge AVAILABLE 24/7/365 Water Heater Repair Water Heater Replacement Sewer Cleaning Video Pipe Inspection Water Conditioning Slab Leaks Remodeling Backflow Preventers Installed & Certified Tankless Water Heaters www.YesManCan.net 628-6608 6970 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd., Homosassa, FL CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE ASK FOR DETAILS. Service Call N OT VALID WITH ANY OTHER OFFERS M ENTION THIS AD E XPIRES 3/15/14. $ 10 OFF 000HFDO Control pet population On Feb. 1 there was an event in Inverness that was an adoption effort to place unwanted and homeless dogs and cats into good, loving homes. I applaud those who sponsored this as there is such a surplus of animals in this county and certainly elsewhere that need our help. At the same time elsewhere in the county, vendors were selling dogs to anyone with money, with no concern for measuring the responsibility of the new buyer. The total sadness I felt passing by these small cages with so many dogs and puppies was, and will continue to be huge. Yes, I recognize these vendors need income during these difficult times but their small financial gain is certainly not worth the potential unfortunate circumstances for so many. These vendors defend their practice as being legal when challenged. It may be that but certainly not ethical or with sufficient concern for the future welfare of the animals they are creating. With these two events ironically going on simultaneously, one can easily see the very unfortunate and endless circle of producing and managing this overpopulation. On the one hand we have pet owners irresponsible about spaying and neutering their pets, unable to give adequate care, feeding and vetting of their animals due to either a lack of compassion or willing financial sacrifice, a growing trend in this economy with misplaced priorities. So many homeless pets are unnecessarily euthanized annually. Until we can bring things under control, all puppy mills should be made illegal or certainly better controlled. I wonder how many of these dogs have wound up at the Inverness adoption promotions or put down, a possibility certainly so sad and heartbreaking to animal lovers. These creatures are so dependent on our caring and compassion and absolutely helpless to control their destiny. One way to control this immoral business is simply not purchase pets from this source. With no demand, these folks would have to obtain their revenue elsewhere and not at the expense of creating this overpopulation. Pets that are saved and placed into loving homes through these adoption efforts provide a greater response of love and devotion than those of badly managed breeding. Animals somehow know they have been rescued and give back tenfold. That is an absolute fact as given testimony by so many pet owners (including me) that have done so. Please join me in supporting this vital effort to bring some sensibility and realization to this important issue on behalf of so many defenseless and beautiful animals needing so much. Its time we all wake up and stop ignoring our humane responsibility.Robert W. Peacock Hernando Letter to THE EDITOR
Early vote Associated PressA worker is surrounded by election signs Tuesday as he uses survey equipment at an early voting polling site in San Antonio. Early voting for Texas March primary election, which includes governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, runs through Feb. 28. Bergdahls family keeps optimisticBOISE, Idaho The parents of the only known U.S. prisoner of war said they are cautiously optimistic about reported renewed efforts to win his freedom. U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was captured more than four years ago in Afghanistan and is believed to be held in Pakistan. The Washington Post reported Monday that the Obama administration is seeking to resume talks with the Taliban in hopes of exchanging Bergdahl for imprisoned members of the group. In a statement Tuesday, the Idaho soldiers parents said they welcome the development. Bob and Jani Bergdahl said they hope all sides take this opportunity seriously.Authorities look into turbulence BILLINGS, Mont. Federal authorities are looking into severe turbulence that triggered pandemonium aboard a United Airlines flight into Billings, Mont., and sent five people to hospitals with injuries. Passenger Ejay Old Bull of Billings said drinks had just been served and passengers were moving around the cabin when flight 1676 began to lurch violently about 55 minutes after it left Denver. Old Bull said he watched the unrestrained woman next to him crash into the luggage bin overhead and briefly lose consciousness, while a crew member got bounced around in the galley just behind his seat.Idaho gov orders CCA inquiryBOISE, Idaho Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter has ordered the state police to conduct a criminal investigation of understaffing and falsified documents at a private prison operated by Corrections Corporation of America. The governor made the decision a reversal of his previous stance on Tuesday after meeting with Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden. Otter wrote in a letter to Idaho State Police Col. Ralph Powell that, after reviewing the available information, including an audit completed by the forensic auditing firm KPMG, he now believed the public would benefit from a formal criminal investigation. CCA spokesman Steve Owen had previously said the company has serious concerns with the KPMG audit. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Fashion Associated PressA model wears colorful boots as she waits to do a run-through tuesday of the Meadham Kirchhoff fashion show, part of London Fashion Week. Venezuela oppn leader arrested CARACAS, Venezuela Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was arrested Tuesday after emerging from days of hiding and making an impassioned speech to thousands of supporters, saying he hoped his detention will open Venezuelans eyes to the increasingly authoritarian bent of their government. Speaking with a megaphone to more than 5,000 people, Lopez said he doesnt fear going to jail to defend his beliefs and constitutional right to peacefully protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Weve got nothing to hide, Lopez told a sea of supporters who, like him, were dressed in white to symbolize non-violence. He said it is worth going to jail if it awakens Venezuela to the corrupt justice and economic disaster left by 15 years of socialist rule. Lopez was being sought by authorities on an arrest order for allegedly inciting violence that broke out during protests last week in which three people were killed. He faces charges including homicide and vandalism of public property. Maduro accuses Lopez of leading a fascist plot to overthrow him.Argentina to US: stop catastropheBUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentina has filed its long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to avoid being forced to pay billions in cash to investors who didnt accept bond swaps in exchange for defaulted debt. Argentinas lawyers said the justices can avert economic catastrophe by overturning the New York courts, which they said made serious legal errors that could harm U.S. interests and destabilize the global economy. The appeal filed Tuesday said the lower court ruling threatens to make it much more difficult if not impossible for nations in crisis to restructure their debts. Argentinas lawyers said the country would lose half its remaining central bank reserves if forced to pay bond holdouts immediately in cash.New Czech govt wins votePRAGUE The Czech Republics new coalition government has won a mandatory parliamentary confidence vote. Led by the left-wing Social Democrats for the first time since 2006, the government was appointed on Jan. 29 with a majority in Parliaments lower house. The coalitions 110 lawmakers in the 200-seat chamber voted late Tuesday in the governments favor. World BRIEFS From wire reports Death in Ukraine Associated PressMonuments to Kiev's founders burn as anti-government protesters clash with riot police Tuesday in Kievs Independence Square, the epicenter of the countrys current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, after at least 18 people were killed in street clashes. Thousands of police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the large opposition camp in Ukraines capital on Tuesday that has been the center of nearly three months of anti-government protests. Riot police move in against Kiev protest camp; deaths rise Associated PressKIEV, Ukraine Amid cries of Glory to Ukraine! and with flaming tires lighting up the night sky, thousands of riot police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the sprawling protest camp in the center of Kiev on Tuesday, following a day of street battles that left 18 people dead and hundreds injured. The violence was the deadliest in nearly three months of antigovernment protests that have paralyzed Ukraines capital in a struggle over the nations identity, and the worst in the countrys post-Soviet history With the boom of exploding stun grenades and fireworks nearly drowning out his words at times, opposition leader Vitali Klitschko urged the 20,000 protesters to defend the camp on Independence Square that has been the heart of the protests. We will not go anywhere from here, Klitschko told the crowd, speaking from a stage in the square as tents and tires burned around him, releasing huge plumes of smoke. This is an island of freedom and we will defend it, he said. Many heeded his call. This looks like a war against ones own people, said Dmytro Shulko, 35, who was heading toward the camp armed with a fire bomb. But we will defend ourselves. As police dismantled some of the barricades on the perimeter of the square and tried to push away the protesters, they fought back with rocks, bats and fire bombs. Against the backdrop of a soaring monument to Ukraines independence, protesters fed the burning flames with tires, creating walls of fire to prevent police from advancing. A large building the protesters had used as a headquarters caught fire and many struggled to get out. Many of the protesters were bleeding. Speaking over loudspeakers, police urged women and children to leave the square because an anti-terrorist operation was under way. The protesters appeared to sense that Ukraines political standoff was reaching a critical turning point. Waving Ukrainian and opposition party flags, they shouted Glory to Ukraine! and sang the Ukrainian national anthem. Shortly before midnight, Klitschko headed to President Viktor Yanukovychs office to try to resolve the crisis, his spokeswoman said. An hour later, he was still waiting to be received. Earlier in the day, protesters attacked police lines and set fires outside parliament, accusing Yanukovych of once again ignoring their demands and dragging his feet on a constitutional reform to limit presidential powers. Tensions had soared after Russia said Monday that it was ready to resume providing the loans that Yanukovychs government needs to keep Ukraines ailing economy afloat. This raised fears among the opposition that Yanukovych had made a deal with Moscow to stand firm against the protesters and would choose a Russian-leaning loyalist to be his new prime minister. The protests began in late November after Yanukovych turned away from a long-anticipated deal with the European Union in exchange for a $15 billion bailout from Russia. The political maneuvering continued, however, with both Moscow and the West eager to gain influence over this former Soviet republic. Until Monday, the government and the opposition had appeared to be making some progress toward resolving the political crisis peacefully. In exchange for the release of scores of jailed activists, protesters on Sunday vacated a government building that they had occupied since Dec. 1. Leopoldo Lopez leader of opposition. Shortage of execution drugs now more acute Associated PressST. LOUIS The nations shortage of execution drugs is becoming increasingly acute as more compounding pharmacies conclude that supplying the lethal chemicals is not worth the bad publicity and the legal and ethical risks. The scarcity of drugs for lethal injections has forced states to scramble for substitutes. And experts say that whatever alternatives are found will almost certainly face costly court challenges made more complicated by laws that cloak the process in secrecy. On Monday, the Tulsa, Okla.-based compounding pharmacy the Apothecary Shoppe agreed to stop selling pentobarbital to the Missouri Department of Corrections after the pharmacy was named in a lawsuit filed by death row inmate Michael Taylor alleging that the drug could cause inhumane pain. Missouri previously paid $8,000 in cash for each dose of the drug. The settlement will probably mean changing delicate execution procedures just a week before Taylor is scheduled to die for raping and killing a 15-yearold Kansas City girl in 1989. Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that Missouri is prepared to carry out the Feb.26 execution, but declined to elaborate. Missouri, like many states, is reluctant to divulge much information about how, or where, it obtains lethal injection drugs, citing the privacy rights of the supplier. Lethal injection has faced increasing scrutiny during the past decade. Major drug makers, many of them based in Europe with longtime opposition to the death penalty, have stopped selling to prisons and corrections departments. The source of the drugs is moving to the forefront of the death penalty debate. Online MD reviews: Cars, movie sites more popular Associated PressCHICAGO Doctor ratings are less popular than those of toasters, cars and movies when it comes to online consumer sites. Thats according to a survey that found most adults hadnt checked online physician reviews and most said a conveniently located office and accepting patients health insurance was more important. Still, the sites do appear to be swaying opinions. About a third of patients who viewed online sites sought out or avoided phys icians based on ratings. The findings come from a nationally representative Internet-based survey of 2,137 adults. Results were published online Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The 2012 survey may overestimate awareness among the general population, since about 1 in 5 Americans dont have Internet access. But the researchers attempted to compensate for that by providing free Internetconnected computers for consumers without access. The results suggest that online doctor ratings have gained popularity since earlier surveys. Thats a concern, since theres no way to know if a review is real or fake, or what might have motivated the reviewer, said lead author Dr. David Hanauer, a pediatrician and associate professor at the University of Michigan. More than one-third of those surveyed had checked out online reviews for movies, restaurants, appliances or electronics, and more than 1 in 4 viewed online car ratings. But less than 1 in 5 said they had viewed online physician ratings. Consumer reviews of doctors can be found on dozens of online sites, including some that only rate doctors and others like yelp.com that cover a panoply of goods and services. Most reviewers dont include their full names or remain anonymous. Some doctors who oppose the idea make their patients sign gag orders agreeing not to post comments about them online. Hanauer said he doesnt do that. He added that he hasnt found any reviews of himself online. Lethal injection: 1,192 *Other: 17 Electrocution: 158 SOURCE: Death Penalty Information Center APExecution methodsIn more than 30 years of enforcing capitol punishment in the United States, 87 percent of all executions have been by lethal injection. *Other methods: 11 gas chamber; 3 firing squad; 3 hangingExecutions since 1976 ON THE NET JAMA: http:// jama.ama-assn.or g
College basketball/ B2 NBA/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 Sports briefs/ B3 Lottery, TV/B3 Golf/B4 Tennis/B4 USF men trounced by No. 11 Louisville. / B2 SPORTSSection BWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Disappointing end to outstanding season Citrus boys fall on the road to Eastside in Region 2-5A semisSEANARNOLD CorrespondentGAINESVILLE The Citrus boys state playoff run came to an end in Gainesville on Tuesday, but not without a thrilling fight. A Sam Franklin buzzerbeating bucket from around the free throw line sent the game to overtime, where four different Rams scored in the final minute to lift themselves to a 76-72 victory in the Region 2-5A basketball semifinals. EHS (23-6) advances to the regional finals for a meeting at home Saturday with Nature Coast, which defeated the Rams in the regional finals in 2012. For Citrus, its still one of the best seasons on record for the program, as the team finishes 26-3. During the extra period, the Hurricanes had to go without senior Devin Pryor, one of the top players in the region and the games leading scorer at 26 points, after he fouled out on offense with 23 seconds remaining in regulation. The game was tied after every quarter except the second, when a put-back by senior Javian Clark, who left the game with 2:23 remaining in overtime after suffering an injury on a rebound, gave his Canes at 34-33 halftime advantage. Neither team led by more than four points all game. You could sort of tell from the start it was going to be a back-and-forth night, CHS Coach Tom Densmore said. Trying to be the team to be ahead when the buzzer sounded was made a little more difficult without Devin (Pryor). But we really held our own even in overtime until right at the end. A half-court steal and layup by junior Desmond Franklin (23 points, seven steals) put Citrus ahead 70-69 with 1:15 remaining. But a layup in traffic by EHS junior Darius Norman (17 points), followed by a looseball foul and technical by CHS senior Ben Janicki, who was ejected for cursing while protesting the initial call, put the Canes down by two and back on their heels, as the Rams retained possession following the free throws. An Eastside runner by Khalil Banton and a layup off a steal by Thomas Lundy followed moments later, essentially clinching matters. Citrus had trouble in the first half with the big body of 6-4 senior Barry Johnson, who ended the first half with 15 points, in spite of struggling at the foul line with 2 of 9 shooting. Johnson finished with 13 boards, but only added three more points in the second half. We couldnt let (Johnson) continue to be kind of loose in there, Densmore said. He used his body really well to position himself, and was very tough to defend. The Canes had 17 steals, which led to a pair of runaway dunks by Desmond Franklin and one by Sam Franklin (12 points, four blocks, four steals, seven rebounds), but werent as effective on the boards, where they were out-rebounded 23-10 in the second half. They did well Olympic day of politics and power on the slopes Associated PressSOCHI, Russia The politics got a little hotter. The slopes got a lot slushier. On a day when the mountain courses seemed better suited for the crawl or butterfly but posed no obstacle to Tina Maze, the Sochi Olympics took a more overt political turn. Two members of the punk group Pussy Riot Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were among nine people detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi. All were later released and no charges were filed. The two group members burst from the police station wearing trademark ski masks one pink, one blue. Police said they were questioned about a theft at the hotel where they were staying. Pussy Riot has become an international flashpoint for those who contend Vladimir Putins government has exceeded its authority in dealing with an array of issues, notably human and gay rights. We are constantly surrounded by people ... who are shadowing us, following our every move and looking for any excuse to detain us, Tolokonnikova said after her release. The team from the United States USA-1, piloted by Elana Meyers with brakeman Lauryn Williams, speed down the track Tuesday during the womens two-man bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The U.S. pair lead at the halfway point of the event.Associated Press See OLYMPICS/ Page B2 Longoria pleased with Rays offseason Associated PressPORT CHARLOTTE Evan Longoria likes what the Tampa Bay Rays have done to try to make themselves better and is eager to do his part to help the team get back to the playoffs. When the three-time All-Star third baseman arrived at spring training this week, one of his first orders of business was to approach executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman to congratulate him on an offseason of maneuvering that kept much of last years roster intact while also making some important additions. Decisions to retain pitching ace David Price and outfielder David DeJesus, sign closer Grant Balfour, re-sign first baseman James Loney, trade for catcher Ryan Hanigan and pick up options on infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar bolstered Longorias confidence in what the Rays could be capable of achieving in 2014. From the outside looking in, he did probably one of his finest jobs with this team with the acquisitions that weve made and the people we were able to keep around, Longoria said. Loney signed a $21 million, threeyear contract the biggest deal the Rays have given a free agent since principal owner Stuart Sternberg took control of the team after the 2005 season. Price, wholl earn $14 million this year, remains on the roster after being the subject of trade talk this winter. Balfour received a $12 million, two-year last month, hiking the budget-conscious franchises payroll to around $80 million. I thought being able to sign Loney to a multi-year deal, and keep not only his bat and glove, but his personality and what he brings to the clubhouse around, was a huge deal something I thought was a huge step in the right direction for the organization, Longoria said, noting it not only shows Tampa Bay See LONGORIA/ Page B3 Evan Longoria Reaching great heights in Lecanto MATT PFIFFNER /ChronicleHayley Clark of Crystal River attempts to clear the bar during the pole vault competition Tuesday at Lecanto High School. Clark and her teammate, Angela Byrne, tied for first place in the event. A story and results from the meet will be in Thursdays edition of the Chronicle. See CITRUS/ Page B3
At the Olympic Park, the Russian hockey team looked plenty vulnerable in its opening hockey game in the elimination round, defeating Norway 4-0 in a game that despite the scoreline was anything but a rout. No questions, however, about the Dutch speedskaters. Jorrit Bergsma won the mens 10,000 meters to lead another sweep of the medals for the Netherlands. Seven gold medals were on offer on Day 12 and among the winners were Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway in biathlon, Pierre Vaultier of France in snowboardcross, South Korea in short track relay and Joergen Graabak of Norway in Nordic combined.SkiingNeither rain nor snow could keep Maze from her appointed rounds. The Slovenian skier captured her second gold medal of these games by winning the giant slalom. Maze was in full command, leading all the way and finishing 0.07 seconds ahead of Anna Fenninger of Austria. Defending champion Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany was the bronze medalist and teen sensation Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. was fifth in her Olympic debut. Last week, Maze tied for the gold medal in the downhill in glorious sunshine. On Tuesday, the sun seemed lost in the hills. Maze marked the moment in the spirit of Michael Phelps, simulating a breaststroke in the icy slop. We are all wet, so I said, Why not? Maze said. Its been a great day for me.HockeyRussia is playing under immense pressure in Sochi. It did not look strong in the preliminary round, and that was the case against Norway, which hasnt won an Olympic hockey game since its home Lillehammer Games in 1994. The game was scoreless after one period and 2-0 after two. Russia got two goals from Alexander Radulov and advanced to the quarterfinals against Finland on Wednesday. Latvia, the Czech Republic and Slovenia also advanced to the quarterfinals.SpeedskatingThe podium has become a second home for the Dutch, with the walls painted orange. Bergsma set an Olympic record with his time of 12 minutes, 44.45 seconds. He was followed by Sven Kramer and Bob de Jong, sending the Dutch to their fourth podium sweep at this venue and giving them a total of 19 speedskating medals. Kramer had to settle for silver after botching certain victory in this race in Vancouver four years ago with a baffling mistake in a lane change.BiathlonSvendsen edged Martin Fourcade of France to win gold in the mens 15-kilometer mass start biathlon. They both finished in 42 minutes, 29.1 seconds, with Svendsens ski crossing the line a fraction ahead. This was Svendsens fourth career Olympic medal but first in Sochi. Ondrej Moravec of Czech Republic won bronze for his second medal of the games.SnowboardVaultier held off Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win the gold medal in mens snowboardcross on a choppedup course slowed by drizzle. Alex Deibold of the U.S., a wax technician for the Americans in Vancouver four years ago, took the bronze. Italys Omar Visintin was removed by a stretcher after crashing in the semifinals. The event was pushed back a day because of heavy fog.Short trackSouth Korea won the 3,000-meter relay, passing China on the last lap to take the lead. Four years ago in Vancouver, the South Koreans finished first, but were disqualified and China got the gold. Italy took the bronze, giving Arianna Fontana her third medal in Sochi.Nordic combinedNorway delivered a onetwo finish in the Nordic combined large hill. Graabak broke away from a five-man group with about 100 meters left in the crosscountry race, finishing sixtenths of a second ahead of Magnus Moan. Fabian Riessle of Germany won the bronze.Freestyle skiingSkiing through sleet and snow, David Wise ended up with gold in mens ski halfpipe. The American scored a 92 on his first run, which held up as the weather worsened. Mike Riddle won silver for Canada, and Kevin Rolland took bronze for France.BobsledLauryn Williams and Elana Meyers in USA-1 lead at the halfway point of the bobsled. Williams, a twotime medalist in track at the Summer Games, and Meyers made two trips down the Sanki Sliding Center track in 1 minute, 54.89 seconds to open a 0.23-second lead over Canadas Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse. USA-3s Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans are in third. American track star Lolo Jones is in 11th with teammate Jazmine Fenlator in USA-3.CurlingBritain reached the semifinals in mens curling by beating Norway 6-5 in a tiebreaker. The game came down to the final shot, and British skip David Murdoch delivered. The British will face Sweden in the semifinals today while Canada plays China.Todays Winter Olympic scheduleAlpine Skiing Mens Giant Slalom, first run, 2 a.m. Mens Giant Slalom, second run, 5:30 a.m. Biathlon Mens and Womens mixed relay, 9:30 a.m. Bobsleigh Womans Two-Woman (Run 3), 11:15 a.m. Womans Two-Woman (Run 4), 12:20 p.m. Cross-Country Skiing Womens Team Sprint Classic Semifinals, 4:15 a.m. Mens Team Sprint Classic Semifinals, 5:05 a.m. Womens Team Sprint Classic Final, 6:45 a.m. Mens Team Sprint Classic Final, 7:15 a.m. Curling Women Semifinals Canada vs. Britain, 5 a.m. Sweden vs. Switzerland, 5 a.m. Men Semifinals Sweden vs. Britain, 10 a.m. Canada vs. China, 10 a.m. Figure Skating Womens short program, 10 a.m. Ice Hockey Men Quarterfinals Sweden vs. Slovenia, 3 a.m. Finland vs. Russia, 7:30 a.m. Canada vs. Latvia, Noon United States vs. Czech Republic, Noon Snowboard Mens Parallel Giant Slalom Qualification, 12:15 a.m Womens Parallel Giant Slalom, Qualification, 1:15 a.m. Mens Parallel Giant Slalom First Round, 4 a.m. Mens Parallel Giant Slalom Quarterfinals, 4:25 a.m. Mens Parallel Giant Slalom Semifinals, 4:35 a.m. Mens Parallel Giant Slalom Finals, 4:45 a.m. Womens Parallel Giant Slalom First Round, 4:55 a.m. Womens Parallel Giant Slalom Quarterfinals, 5:20 a.m. Womens Parallel Giant Slalom Semifinals, 5:35 a.m. Womens Parallel Giant Slalom Finals, 5:45 a.m. Speedskating Womens 5000, 8:30 a.m.B2WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Call 795-7211 for Details 000HBND 9301 W. 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Until February 28 pay regular price for 3 players & get the 4th free 2013 2013 2013 2013 OLYMPICSContinued from Page B1 AP Medal count SOCHI 2014 OLYMPICS COUNTRY G S B TOT Netherlands 6 6 8 20 United States 6 4 10 20 Russia 5 8 6 19 Norway 7 4 7 18 Canada 4 9 4 17 Germany 8 3 4 15 France 3 1 5 9 Austria 2 6 1 9 Sweden 2 5 2 9 Switzerland 5 2 1 8 Belarus 5 0 1 6 China 3 2 1 6 Slovenia 2 1 3 6 Czech Republic 1 3 2 6 Japan 1 3 2 6 Italy 0 2 4 6 Poland 4 0 0 4 South Korea 2 1 1 4 Australia 0 2 1 3 Latvia 0 1 2 3 Britain 1 0 1 2 Finland 0 2 0 2 Slovakia 1 0 0 1 Croatia 0 1 0 1 Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1 Ukraine 0 0 1 1 USF trounced Magic fall at Milwaukee Associated PressMILWAUKEE Brandon Knight overcame a bizarre foot injury, scoring 18 points and making two free throws with 5.5 seconds left Tuesday night to seal the Milwaukee Bucks 104-100 victory over the Orlando Magic in a game between two of the NBAs worst teams. Orlando fell to 3-24 on the road. Despite snapping a four-game losing streak, the Bucks have lost 19 of 22 overall. Knight played 34 minutes despite slicing his foot open on a baseboard while stepping out of his bathroom shower Tuesday afternoon. He missed 10 of 13 shots from the field but hit all 12 of his free throws. Arron Afflalo scored 21 points and Nikola Vucevic added 19 for Orlando.Pacers 108, Hawks 98INDIANAPOLIS Paul George scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 108-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. David West had 17 points and Lance Stephenson added 13 to help the Pacers beat the Hawks for the second time in three meetings this season. Kyle Korver scored 19 points, shooting 5 for 7 on 3-pointers, and Lou Williams added 18 points for the Hawks, who have lost six straight.Grizzlies 98, Knicks 93MEMPHIS, Tenn. Mike Conley scored 22 points in his return after missing seven games with an ankle injury, Mike Miller added a season-high 19, and the Memphis Grizzlies weathered New Yorks second-half rally to beat the Knicks 98-93. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points to lead the Knicks, including 14 during the Knicks fourth-quarter push. Carmelo Anthony finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds.Raptors 103 Wizards 93WASHINGTON Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 10 assists as the Toronto Raptors broke open a close game in the third quarter and held on for a 103-93 win over the Washington Wizards. Five Raptors joined Lowry in double figures, including Amir Johnson, who scored 14 points. John Wall led the Wizards with 22 points and Marcin Gortat added 18 points and 11rebounds.Cavaliers 114, 76ers 85PHILADELPHIA Tyler Zeller scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed a careerbest 15 rebounds, Kyrie Irving added 14 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers pushed their winning streak to five games with a 114-85 victory over the skidding Philadelphia 76ers. Irving, selected MVP of the NBA All-Star game on Sunday with 31 points and 14 assists, played only 23 minutes in this rout. The reeling Sixers fell to 15-40 with their ninth loss in a row and eighth straight at home their longest skid since the 1996-97 season.Bobcats 108, Pistons 96AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Al Jefferson had 32 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 108-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Kemba Walker scored 22 points and Josh McRoberts added 14 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bobcats extend their lead over the Pistons to 1 1/2 games for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Andre Drummond, coming off his MVP performance in the Rising Stars game last Friday, had 16 points and 22 rebounds for Detroit. Heat 117, Mavericks 106DALLAS LeBron James scored a seasonhigh 42 points and the Miami Heat tuned up for a showdown with Oklahoma City by beating the Dallas Mavericks 117-106. James, who had his first 40-point game of the season, scored the first eight points and 10 overall in a 14-0 run that put the Heat up 106-95 after they trailed by one entering the fourth quarter. Miami came out of the All-Star break by winning for the sixth time in seven games heading into James duel with Kevin Durant on Thursday night in Oklahoma City. Dirk Nowitzki had 22 points to lead the Mavericks, who couldnt follow up a win over Indiana, the other top team in the Eastern Conference, in their final game before the break. Associated PressMilwaukees Ersan Ilyasova, right, has the ball stolen away Tuesday by Orlandos Glen Davis during the first half in Milwaukee. No. 11 Louisville rolls Bulls 80-54 Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. Russ Smith scored 19 points and No. 11 Louisville overcame foul troubles to run away from South Florida 80-54 on Tuesday night. Luke Hancock added 16 points and Montrezl Harrell added 14 points despite four fouls as the Cardinals (22-4, 11-2 American Athletic Conference) won their tuneup before Saturdays rematch at first place and No. 7 Cincinnati. Louisvilles fifth consecutive lopsided win also completed a season sweep of the Bulls (12-15, 3-11). Victor Rudd had 27 points but was USFs only double-digit scorer on a night it shot 49 percent from the field.No. 5 Duke 68, Georgia Tech 51ATLANTA Jabari Parker had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 5 Duke rolled past Georgia Tech 68-51. Rodney Hood sank four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Duke, which never trailed and led by double figures for the final 28 minutes. The Blue Devils (21-5, 10-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won four straight and nine of 10. Duke is in a hectic run of four games in eight days. The Blue Devils will play at North Carolina on Thursday before facing No. 1 Syracuse on Saturday. The North Carolina game was postponed on Feb. 12 because of a winter storm. The stretch began with a win at Maryland on Saturday. Robert Carter Jr. led Georgia Tech (13-13, 4-9 ACC) with 13 points. Kammeon Holsey had 12, and Chris Bolden added 10.No. 8 Kansas 64, Texas Tech 63LUBBOCK, Texas Andrew Wiggins layup with two seconds left lifted No. 8 Kansas to a 64-63 win over Texas Tech. The freshman finished with 19 points and Joel Embiid added 18 to lead the Jayhawks (20-6, 11-2). The victory for Kansas gave them 20 wins for the 25th consecutive season and 11 or more conference wins for 20th-straight year. Texas Techs Robert Turner sank two free throws with 16 seconds left to put the Red Raiders up 63-62 but Kansas brought the ball up and got it inside to Wiggins for the win. Jordan Tolbert scored 16 points and Dejan Kravic added 13 to lead Texas Tech (13-13, 5-8).No. 9 Villanova 82, Providence 79, 2OTPROVIDENCE, R.I. Ryan Arcidiacono had a threepoint play with 3.6 seconds left in the second overtime to lift No. 9 Villanova to an 82-79 win over Providence. Arcidiacono led the Wildcats (23-3, 11-2 Big East) with 21 points. JayVaughn Pinkston had 20 and James Bell 17. Villanova moved into a tie for first atop the Big East with Creighton. Bryce Cotton led the Friars (17-10, 7-7) with 22 points despite shooting just 6 of 20. Kadeem Batts finished with 21 and 11 rebounds, but fouled out on Arcidiaconos gamewinning basket. Josh Fortune added 16 points and Tyler Harris 15. After missing shots at the end of regulation and OT, Arcidiacono drove to the basket, banking in a shot as he was fouled. LaDontae Hentons 3 from the left corner bounced off the front of the rim as the horn sounded, allowing Villanova to escape with the win.No. 17 Iowa St. 85, No. 19 Texas 76AMES, Iowa Melvin Ejim scored 25 points and DeAndre Kane added 22 to help No. 17 Iowa State beat 19th-ranked Texas 85-76 for its fifth victory in six games. Georges Niang had 20 points for the Cyclones (20-5, 8-5 Big 12). Iowa State outscored Texas 25-12 late in the second half to pull away and move within a game of the second-place Longhorns in the Big 12. Isaiah Taylor had 26 points to lead the Longhorns (20-6, 9-4).No. 18 Kentucky 84, Mississippi 70OXFORD, Miss. Julius Randle had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Aaron Harrison added 17 points and No. 18 Kentucky beat Mississippi 84-70. Kentucky (20-6, 10-3 Southeastern Conference) dominated throughout most of the game, going on a 15-0 run midway through the first half to take a 25-11 lead that proved insurmountable. It was Randles 14th double-double of the season. Kentucky was active in the paint and had several alleyoop dunks, jumping over the Rebels overmatched defense. The Wildcats had seven dunks in the first half alone. Ole Miss (16-10, 7-6) lost its third straight game and has almost completely fallen out of the picture for an at-large NCAA tournament berth. The Rebels had a bad shooting night and were steamrolled on the boards. Jarvis Summers led Ole Miss with 22 points. Associated PressLouisvilles Luke Hancock (11) attempts a reverse layup against South Florida defender John Egbunu (5) Tuesday in Louisville, Ky.
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE is committed to winning now but in the future as well. I congratulated Andrew, Longoria added. Im really happy the way things look right now and excited to see how they shape up come the end of spring training. The 28-year-old face of the franchise also is feeling more pressure to lead the Rays back to the World Series, where they lost to Philadelphia in five games in 2008. Longoria hit .269 with 32 homers and 88 RBIs in a career-best 160 games last season, the first under the $100 million, 10-year contract he signed last winter. It seems like every year it gets a little tougher, believe it or not. Not physically, and not from a performance standpoint, but because I do feel a little more weight every year because Im more of a veteran, Longoria said. Not that hes complaining. Its never bad. Its just I feel like every year I have a little bit more responsibility to do certain things, to kind of weigh in on things that I wouldnt have in the past, he added. Its not that I dont have peace of mind, I just feel a little bit more responsible every year. In addition to helping the Rays earn an AL wild card berth, one of the things Longoria found most satisfying about 2013 was remaining healthy enough the stay in the lineup for an entire season after undergoing surgery on his left hamstring the previous winter. Id really just like to do it again. Last year was a really fun year. Personally, like Ive said again and again, if I can be on the field, I feel like I can have an impact whether its from a production standpoint or just whatever I can bring from a leadership or a personal standpoint, Longoria said. Of course, there are things Id love to accomplish, he added. Id like to hit for a higher batting average. But in reality, I just want to hit for a better batting average when there are runners on base, when theres a chance to a hit to directly impact the game. Manager Joe Maddon has a deep appreciation for Longorias leadership qualities, as well as the influence the player has in the clubhouse as well as on the field. Youre never managed out of a crisis. Youre always led out of one. ... There are a lot of guys who shy away from that. Theres some people who dont want any part of that, Maddon said. But he definitely understands his place in the game, and with us. LONGORIAContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS TV AUTO RACING 2:30 p.m. (FS1) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Daytona, Practice 4 p.m. (FS1) NASCAR Sprint Cup: Daytona 500, Practice 5:30 p.m. (FS1) NASCAR K&N Pro Series: Daytona (taped) 6:30 p.m. (FS1) NASCAR Sprint Cup: Daytona 500, Practice MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Boston College at Syracuse 7 p.m. (ESPNU) Cincinnati at Central Florida 7 p.m. (NBCSPT) St. Louis at George Mason 7 p.m. (SUN) Auburn at Florida 8 p.m. (MNT) Mississippi State at LSU 8 p.m. (FS1) Creighton at Marquette 9 p.m. (ESPN2) Washington at Oregon 9 p.m. (ESPNU) Texas Christian at Kansas State 9 p.m. (SUN) Notre Dame at Miami 10 p.m. (FS1) Arizona at Utah 11 p.m. (ESPN2) New Mexico at UNLV 11 p.m. (ESPNU) Arizona State at Colorado 1 a.m. (ESPNU) Washington at Oregon (same-day tape) 3 a.m. (ESPNU) Boston College at Syracuse (same-day tape) NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (FSNFL) Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers 8 p.m. (ESPN) Indiana Pacers at Minnesota Timberwolves 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers 4 a.m. (ESPN2) Indiana Pacers at Minnesota Timberwolves (same-day tape) GOLF 12 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour WGC Accenture Match Play Championship, Day One OLYMPICS 5 a.m. (USA) Curling: women's semifinal 5:30 a.m. (NBCSPT) Snowboarding: men's and women's; cross-country skiing 7:30 a.m. (NBCSPT) Hockey: men's second quarterfinal 9 a.m. (MSNBC) Curling: women's semifinal (same-day tape) 10 a.m. (NBCSPT) Figure skating: ladies' short program 11:45 a.m. (NBCSPT) Figure skating: ladies' short program 12 p.m. (MSNBC) Hockey: men's third quarterfinal 12 p.m. (USA) Hockey, men's fourth quarterfinal 2:30 p.m. (MSNBC) Curling: men's semifinal (same-day tape) 3 p.m. (NBC) Speed skating: women's 5000m gold medal final; cross-country skiing (same-day tape) 5 p.m. (CNBC) Curling: men's semifinal (same-day tape) 8 p.m. (NBC) Figure skating: ladies' short program; alpine skiing; bobsled; snowboarding (same-day tape) 1 a.m. (NBC) Biathlon: mixed relay gold medal final (sameday tape) 3 a.m. (NBCSPT) Nordic Combined: men's team K-125 large hill gold medal final; curling TENNIS 12:30 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Delray Beach International Championships, Early Round 2:30 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Delray Beach International Championships, Early Round 6:30 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Delray Beach International Championships, Early Round 8:30 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Delray Beach International Championships, Early Round 10:30 p.m. (TENNIS) ATP Open 13, Early Rounds (same-day tape) 12:30 a.m. (TENNIS) ATP Open 13, Early Rounds (same-day tape) RADIO MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Auburn at Florida Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS BASEBALL 6:30 p.m. Buchholz at Citrus SOFTBALL 6 p.m. Central at Lecanto BOYS WEIGHTLIFTING 4 p.m. Citrus at Forest BOYS TENNIS 4 p.m. Central at Lecanto GIRLS TENNIS 4 p.m. Central at Lecanto Tuesdays Winter Olympic medalistsALPINE SKIING Women Giant Slalom GOLDTina Maze, Slovenia SILVERAnna Fenninger, Austria BRONZEViktoria Rebensburg, Germany BIATHLON Men 15km Mass start GOLDEmil Hegle Svendsen, Norway SILVERMartin Fourcade, France BRONZEOndrej Moravec, Czech Republic FREESTYLE SKIING Men Halfpipe GOLDDavid Wise, Northstar, Calif. SILVERMike Riddle, Canada BRONZEKevin Rolland, France NORDIC COMBINED Men Individual K120/10km GOLDJoergen Graabak, Norway SILVERMagnus Hovdal Moan, Norway BRONZEFabian Riessle, Germany SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING Women 3000 Relay GOLDSouth Korea (Cho Ha-Ri, Park Seung-Hi, Shim Suk Hee, Kim Alang, Kong Sangjeong) SILVERCanada (Marie-Eve Drolet, Valerie Maltais, Marianne St-Gelais, Jessica Hewitt) BRONZEItaly (Arianna Fontana, Martina Valcepina, Lucia Peretti, Elena Viviani) SNOWBOARD Men Cross GOLDPierre Vaultier, France SILVERNikolay Olyunin, Russia BRONZEAlex Deibold, Manchester, Vt. SPEEDSKATING Men 10000 GOLDJorrit Bergsma, Netherlands SILVERSven Kramer, Netherlands BRONZEBob de Jong, NetherlandsTuesdays U.S. Olympians faredALPINE SKIING Womens Giant Slalom Final Ranking (First and second runs in parentheses) 5. Mikaela Shiffrin, Eagle-Vail, Colo., (5, 1:18.79; 6, 1:18.58) 2:37.37. 29. Resi Stiegler, Jackson Hole, Wyo., (32, 1:22.69; 29, 1:21.38) 2:44.07. 30. Megan McJames, Park City, Utah, (33, 1:22.77; 30, 1:21.60) 2:44.37. NR. Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, Calif., DNF. BIATHLON Mens 15km Mass start 21. Tim Burke, Paul Smiths, N.Y., 44:55.9 (4). 23. Lowell Bailey, Lake Placid, N.Y., 45:19.2 (5). BOBSLEIGH Women Through Two Runs 1. United States 1 (Elana Meyers, Douglasville, Ga., Lauryn Williams, Rochester, Pa.), 1:54.89. 3. United States 2 (Jamie Greubel, Newtown, Pa., Aja Evans, Chicago), 1:55.45. 11. United States 3 (Jazmine Fenlator, Wayne, N.J., Lolo Jones, Des Moines, Iowa), 1:56.73. FREESTYLE SKIING Mens Halfpipe Qualification Run 1 2. David Wise, Northstar, Calif., 88.40. 12. Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, Colo., 69.40. 27. Torin Yater-Wallace, Basalt, Colo., 7.00. 28. Lyman Currier, Boulder, Colo., 4.20. Run 2 4. Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, Colo., (69.40; 72.00) 72.00. 8. David Wise, Northstar, Calif., (88.40; 68.60) 68.60. 18. Torin Yater-Wallace, Basalt, Colo., (7.00; 39.00) 39.00. 25. Lyman Currier, Boulder, Colo., (4.20; 12.60) 12.60. Ranking 2. David Wise, Northstar, Calif., (88.40; 68.60) 88.40 (Q). 12. Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, Colo., (69.40; 72.00) 72.00 (Q). 28. Lyman Currier, Boulder, Colo., (4.20; 12.60) 12.60. Finals Run 1 1. David Wise, Northstar, Calif., 92.00. 7. Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, Colo., 68.60. Run 2 4. Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, Colo., (68.60; 79.40) 79.40. 12. David Wise, Northstar, Calif., (92.00; 3.40) 3.40. Final Ranking 1. David Wise, Northstar, Calif., (92.00; 3.40) 92.00. 7. Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, Colo., (68.60; 79.40) 79.40. NORDIC COMBINED Individual K120 Jump 27. Bryan Fletcher, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 99.3, +1:59. 30. Todd Lodwick, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 98.8, +2:01. 35. Taylor Fletcher, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 95.8, +2:13. 38. Billy Demong, Vermontville, N.Y., 94.5, +2:18. 10km Pursuit 6. Taylor Fletcher, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 22:31.6, +11.1. 15. Bryan Fletcher, Steamboat Springs, Colo., 22:53.3, +32.8. 25. Billy Demong, Vermontville, N.Y., 23:23.3, +1:02.8. NR. Todd Lodwick, Steamboat Springs, Colo., DNS. Total (Jump and 10km race in parentheses) 20. Taylor Fletcher, Steamboat Springs, Colo., (35, 95.8, +2:13; 6, 22:31.6, +11.1) 24:44.6, +1:17.1. 22. Bryan Fletcher, Steamboat Springs, Colo., (27, 99.3, +1:59; 15, 22:53.3, +32.8) 24:52.3, +1:24.8. 31. Billy Demong, Vermontville, N.Y., (38, 94.5, +2:18; 25, 23:23.3, +1:02.8) 25:41.3, +2:13.8. NR. Todd Lodwick, Steamboat Springs, Colo., DNS. SHORT TRACK SPEEDSKATING Mens 500 Heat 3 4. Eddy Alvarez, Miami, 1:15.108. Heat 5 4. Jordan Malone, Denton, Texas, 42.533. Heat 7 2. J.R. Celski, Federal Way, Wash., 41.717 (Q). Womens 3000 Relay None competed Womens 1000 Heat 1 2. Jessica Smith, Melvindale, Mich., 1:31.359 (Q). Heat 2 2. Emily Scott, Springfield, Mo., 1:32.585 (Q). SNOWBOARD Mens Cross First Round Heat 1 4. (16) Nick Baumgartner, Iron River, Mich. Heat 2 3. (9) Alex Deibold, Manchester, Vt. (Q). Heat 3 1. (5) Trevor Jacob, Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (Q). 4. (12) Nate Holland, Squaw Valley, Calif. Quarterfinals Heat 1 3. (9) Alex Deibold, Manchester, Vt. (Q). Heat 2 2. (5) Trevor Jacob, Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (Q). Semifinals Heat 1 3. (9) Alex Deibold, Manchester, Vt. (A). 4. (5) Trevor Jacob, Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (B). Consolation 7-12th Places 3. (5) Trevor Jacob, Mammoth Lakes, Calif. NINTH Medals Final 3. (9) Alex Deibold, Manchester, Vt. BRONZE SPEEDSKATING Mens 10000 10. Emery Lehman, Oak Park, Ill., 13:28.67. 11. Patrick Meek, Northbrook, Ill., 13:28.72. NBA standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGB Toronto2924.547 Brooklyn2427.4714 New York2033.3779 Boston1935.35210 Philadelphia1540.27315 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami 3814.731 Atlanta 2527.48113 Washington2528.47213 Charlotte2430.44415 Orlando1639.29123 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana 4112.774 Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday in the Florida Lottery: CASH 3 (early) 1 3 2 CASH 3 (late) 8 6 7 PLAY 4 (early) 6 1 3 2 PLAY 4 (late) 0 9 1 5 FANTASY 5 3 16 21 22 29 MEGA MONEY 8 19 22 44 MEGA BALL 20 MEGA MILLIONS 23 29 31 37 70 MEGA BALL 14 Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Mondays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 11 20 27 33 35 5-of-54 winners$55,479.69 4-of-5292$122.50 3-of-59,214$10.50WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 B3 Chicago2725.51913 Detroit2231.41519 Cleveland2133.38920 Milwaukee1043.18931 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3815.717 Houston3617.6792 Dallas3223.5827 Memphis3023.5668 New Orleans2329.44214 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4312.782 Portland3617.6796 Minnesota2528.47217 Denver 2427.47117 Utah 1933.36522 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3718.673 Phoenix3021.5885 Golden State3122.5855 L.A. Lakers1835.34018 Sacramento1835.34018 Tuesdays Games Indiana 108, Atlanta 98 Cleveland 114, Philadelphia 85 Toronto 103, Washington 93 Charlotte 108, Detroit 96 Milwaukee 104, Orlando 100 Memphis 98, New York 93 Miami 117, Dallas 106 Phoenix at Denver, late San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, late Todays Games Orlando at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Chicago at Toronto, 7 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m. New York at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Boston at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Brooklyn at Utah, 9 p.m. San Antonio at Portland, 10 p.m. Golden State at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Houston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Thursdays Games Miami at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Denver at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.NHL standingsEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Boston573716478176125 Tampa Bay583320571168145 Montreal593221670148142 Toronto603222670178182 Detroit5826201264151163 Ottawa5926221163169191 Florida582229751139183 Buffalo571534838110172 Metropolitan Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh584015383186138 N.Y. Rangers593224367155146 Philadelphia593023666162167 Columbus582924563170161 Washington592723963171175 Carolina572622961144158 New Jersey5924221361135146 N.Y. Islanders602230852164200 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA St. Louis573912684196135 Chicago6035111484207163 Colorado583716579174153 Minnesota593121769145147 Dallas 5827211064164164 Winnipeg602826662168175 Nashville5925241060146180 Pacific Division GPWLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim604114587196147 San Jose593716680175142 Los Angeles593122668139128 Phoenix5827211064163169 Vancouver602724963146160 Calgary 582229751137179 Edmonton602033747153199 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Feb. 9-25 Olympic break BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS Agreed to terms with RHP Justin Masterson on a one-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS Agreed to terms with OF Brett Carroll on a minor league contract. National League NEW YORK METS Agreed to terms with LHP Dana Eveland and RHP Buddy Carlyle on minor league contracts. American Association AMARILLO SOX Signed RHP Derek Blacksher. LINCOLN SALTDOGS Signed RHP Travis Parker. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES Sold the contract of OF Ryan Scoma to the Toronto Blue Jays. Can-Am League ROCKLAND BOULDERS Traded RHP Bobby Blevins to Long Island for a player to be named and cash. Frontier League GATEWAY GRIZZLIES Signed RHP Justin Erasmus to a contract extension. Signed RHP Seth McWilliams. JOLIET SLAMMERS Signed INF Max Casper. NORMAL CORNBELTERS Signed RHP Ethan Elias. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLS Signed F Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract. OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER Assigned F Andre Roberson to Tulsa (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS Signed OL Gabe Carimi. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS Signed WR Chris Matthews to a reserve/future contract. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS Released LB T.J. Hill. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Announced the retirement of WR Terrence Edwards. HOCKEY American Hockey League AHL Suspended Adirondack C Kris Newbury four games, G Cal Heeter three games, LW Zack FitzGerald two games, C Ben Holmstrom and LW Tye McGinn one game and Portland RW Kyle Hagel two games for their actions during Sundays game. BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS Loaned D Mike Keenan to Stockton (ECHL). MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS Recalled G Scott Darling from Cincinnati (ECHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer COLORADO RAPIDS Signed G John Berner. COLLEGE CASTLETON Named Jessica Kischko field hockey coach. GEORGIA Dismissed S Josh HarveyClemons from the football team. NYU Named James Barrett softball coach. OREGON STATE Named John Garrett offensive coordinator. VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH Announced F Terrance Shannon has left the mens team for personal reasons. WISCONSIN-LA CROSSENamed Jason Murphy soccer coach. Pirate girls blank Weeki WacheeThe Crystal River girls tennis team improved to 2-2 overall and 2-0 in district play Tuesday with a 7-0 triumph over Weeki Wachee on the road. Singles winners were Veronica Williams (8-0), Anna Lane (8-0), Shannon Hancock (8-4), Alanna Fields (8-2) and Sernea Pohl (8-0). Williams and Hancock teamed for an 8-1 double win, as did the duo of Lane and Fields. The Pirates host Central on Thursday.Citrus slips past SpringsteadThe Citrus girls tennis team claimed a tough district road win Tuesday at Springstead by a 4-3 count. Singles winners for the Hurricanes (4-1, 2-1) were No. 1 Melanie Dodd (6-0, 6-1), No. 4 Leah Stanley (6-4, 6-4) and No. 5 Natalie Dodd (6-4, 6-3). Melanie Dodd and Paige Jordan teamed for a 6-1, 6-0 victory in No. 1 doubles play. Citrus travels to West Port on Thursday.Abramowich dazzles SpringsteadKelly Abramowich fired a four-hit shutout as the Citrus softball team blanked Springstead 2-0 at home Tuesday night. Abramowich struck out 10 batters in her gem. Shelby Lawler and Kayla Quesenberry each had an RBI, while Emaly Ferreira and April Desomma scored the Citrus runs. The Hurricanes (4-1) open district play Friday at home against Crystal River.Citrus falls to Trinity CatholicThe Citrus baseball team looked well on its way to a first win of the season, but Trinity Catholic struck late for a 7-5 win. The Hurricanes (0-3) led 5-2 in the fifth, but gave up a three-run home run and two more runs in the sixth on their way to a loss. Cody Bogart went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for the Hurricanes. Robert Wilkinson had two hits, scored twice and knocked in a run and Austin Bogart scored a pair of runs. Citrus is back in action tonight at home against Gainesville Buchholz.From staff reports SPORTS BRIEFS just to escape the third quarter tied 44-44, after going 3 for 15 from the field and watching Pryor get his fourth foul. After Johnson and Norman, the Rams had two more players Lundy and senior Seth Brown in double figures with 12 points apiece. Seth Brown kind of took a little pressure off Barry (Johnson), EHS head coach Herman Wiliams said. I was excited for Banton giving us some key minutes. Darius and Lundy did a great job keeping us in it by hitting the baseline, because thats what Citrus was giving us. Densmore put the season in perspective for his team after the loss. I told them that losing this game is disappointing, he said, but no one should feel disappointed in their effort or the way they played. I told them that when they look back at this season as a whole, and look at a 26-3 record, theyll see they exceeded expectations. We purposely beefed up the schedule, wanting to play tougher competition, and we went out and beat them all. CITRUSContinued from Page B1
B4WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Citrus Hills Ladies Golf AssociationJanuary 2014 Dorothy Ammerman The weather did not cooperate with the women golfers of the Oaks for the month of January.Only one game was completed, and the rest were cancelled because of bad weather. The field assembled and a few players managed to complete 18 holes, but the majority of the field could not deal with the rain on Jan. 21.Since fewer than 50 percent of the field finished, the results were not recorded with the exception of the 12 birds scored. Congratulations to Kay Close for shooting three. Jan. 28 was a completed game, which was cart golf.Two best balls of the foursome are recorded, one from each cart.The team of Kathy Stefani, Diane Kohm, Barbara Hirnyk, and Mary Bodenheim won this teamed, flighted game.Second place found Kay Close, Erika LaPerch, Lily Kim, and Jeannie Alvarez sharing chits.Twelve birds were shot, but the real news of the day was Marti Joness eagle on hole No. 16.Way to go! Next month has a two-week ringer challenge, and lets hope the weather is more cooperative.Keep your head down.Skyview Ladies GolfJanuary 2014 Dorothy Ammerman It was cold and rainy in January, and the women at Skyview had to cancel two weeks of golf, and congratulations to the few who did play.How do you swing with rain gear over four layers of clothes? Jan. 16 was the first day of play, and the game was an individual Stableford points competition.Four fields were flighted, and the winners of Flight I were Hazel Lee with a 36, and Lucky Lee with a 35.Sherry Robertson won over Chung Lee in Flight II, and Christine Youn was the clear winner against Sung Ja Kim for Flight III honors.D.W. Hahm and Jeannie Alvarez shared Flight IV chits. Jan. 23 was very cold, but a few hardy souls braved the elements for a game and were rewarded with chits.Since the field was so small, only one team took home honors.Lily Kim, Soon Duck Lee, Joan Ra, and Eugene Chung won the two best ball event. February has four weeks of golf scheduled, and lets hope the weather is kinder to the golfers.Our year has just started, and we welcome new players.If you are a member of Skyview and have a 36 handicap, feel free to ask about joining the League. Keep your eye on the ball.BRENTWOODFeb. 11 results for the Brentwood Tuesday Ladies League. Team Standings: First48.0 Dianne Joyner, Kay Fitzsimmons Second43.5 Dorothy Gratien, Clarita Parado Third40.0 Anne Chaffee, Jane Kennedy Individual Standings: First24.0 Dianne Joyner Second22.5 Anne Chaffee Third21.5 Dorothy Gratien Low gross44 Glenora Hilton Low net30 Dianne Joyner Birdies: Nos. 2 & 8Jane Vandenbergh Nos. 2 & 4Dorothy Gratien No. 4Penny Magliano No. 4Glenora Hilton Closest to the pin: No. 2Dorothy Gratien No. 4Penny Magliano Game of the day Best Score on Par 3s: Dorothy Gratien4 Feb. 12, Point Quota Group results. First Charles Bengel, Clair Lockwood Second C.W. Goschen III, Roger Osborne Closest to the pin: No. 2Gerry Childers No. 4Ron Cart MOQ: Gerry Childers 50/50 winner: Lou DeGennaro Feb. 15, Brentwood Farms Saturday Morning Scramble results. First25.50 Jack Coyne, Don Broyllar, Bob Day, Wilson Timmons Second25.75 Bob Boughard, Jean Boughard, Chuck Bengel, Marie Bengel Third27.60 Pat Dawkins, Tom Dawkins, Bill Collier Closest to the pin: No. 2Gene Pokacuk No. 4Paul Roy Be sure to sign up for next Saturday, come alone and meet new people or bring a partner. For information on the scramble, call the Pro Shop at 352-527-2600. Feb. 16, Sunday Morning Scramble results. First Wayne Brooks, Roger Osborne, Jim Pearson Second (MOC) Birdie No. 5 Lou DeGennaro, Joe Goyette, Andy Mc Kenney Third Bob Staker, Paul Roy, Mona Evans Closest to the pin: No. 2Don Oslance No. 4Paul Roy 50/50 winner: Roger Osborne Feb. 17, Monday Mens Group results. First Lou DeGennaro Second Pat Foss Third Bob Staker Closest to the pin: No. 2Jerry Walker No. 4Freddy Krattinger Feb. 18 results for the Mens Nine Hole League at Brentwood Golf Club. Low net First31 Chuck Bengel Second34 Paul Beliveau Third37 Dick Emberley Closest to the pin: No. 2Jerry Childers No. 4Frank Hughes Snowbirds are welcome to join us. All ages or ability are welcome to join in for a friendly round of nine holes of handicap golf. We get the round of golf out of the way early every Tuesday morning because we know you have a lot going on. We play at Brentwood Golf Course. The league starts with sign-in at 7:15; tee time is at 7:30 a.m. For information, call Frank Hughes at 352-746-4800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.CITRUS HILLSOn Feb. 4, the Citrus Hills Ladies Golf Association participated in this months qualifying round of golf for the end-ofyear Ace of Aces tournament. This is a low gross/low net game. Flight 1 Low gross78 Kay Close Low net(tie) 68 Jackie Dziekan, Becky Holland 2nd low gross(tie) 86 IvaLee Lawrence, Peg Crowley Flight 2 Low gross86 Lily Kim Low net67 Cindy Rhee 2nd low gross92 Sharon Fowler 2nd low net(tie) 72 Bonnie Yanosy, Sherry Robertson, Jeannie Haight, Ruth Rosenow Flight 3 Low gross91 Barbara Hirnyk Low net65 Sue Burgun 2nd low gross92 Helen Clayton 2nd low net69 Nelia Rodriguez Flight 4 Low gross103 Kate Yazbak Low net(tie) 69 Carol Graves, Henny Feldberg 2nd low gross110 Cathi Smith Eagle: No. 16Gloria Phillips Birdies: No. 8Cindy Rhee No. 7Peg Crowley No. 2Becky Holland No. 13Jackie Dziekan No. 17IvaLee Lawrence No. 12Helen Clayton No. 16Jeannie Haight No. 12Ruth Rosenow No. 14Pat Laskowski On Feb. 12, the Citrus Hills Mens Golf Association on the Oaks Golf Course played Team Point Quota. First+14 Bob Kohn, Glen Thompson, Jim Pachmayer, Don Gatz Second+11 Dennis Brugger, Chuck Hanner, Jerry McClernon, Ellis Westcott Third+10 Jeremy Moyes, Charlie Haire, Bob Nave, Henry HuntsberryCITRUS SPRINGSFeb. 11 results. First121 Feher, Lycke, Woodworth, Cavalier Second123 Curtis, Miner Gonczi, Geci Third129 Bulcock, Mannix, Jenkins, Coletti Closest to the pin: No. 4Feher No. 8Lycke No. 11Miner No. 14Smith No. 16Woodworth Feb. 13 Best Ball Game results. First119 Sirmons, Geci, Smith, Bullington Second121 Gonczi, Lycke, Hotchkiss Closest to the pin: No. 4Gonczi No. 8Hotchkiss No. 11Sirmons No. 14Gonczi No. 16Hotchkiss Feb. 15 Best Ball Even/3 Best Ball Odd Game results. First157 Geci, Gonczi, Manecky Second158 Lycke, Hunt, Mannix, Colletti Third158 Clutter, Robertson, Miner, Bullington Closest to the pin: No. 4Clutter No. 8Geci No. 11Manecky Nos. 14 & 16Gonczi WOMEN Feb. 14, Points Quota Chicks with Sticks results. Amy Thomas+9 Lois Bump+5 Carole Seifert+4 Judy Hodgins+3 Sandy Brown+2 Roberta Gendron+1 June Goyette+1 Closest to the pin: Nos. 4& 8Marcie Marcus No. 11June Goyette No. 16Dody Stuart Chicks with Sticks, a ladies points quota league, meets every Friday morning at Citrus Springs. Ladies are also welcome to play on Thursdays in a points quota league at LakeSide G&CC. Call Jan at 352-344-9550 or Carole at 352-746-2082 for more details.EL DIABLOOn Feb. 15, the Valentine Couples Tournament had 26 couples participating in a Six/Six/Six format. Top winners were: 1st gross74 Ron & Maggie Cart 2nd gross80 Jim & Melanie Rutherford 3rd gross80 Darrell & Kaye Cansler 1st net63 Jack & Donna Durden 2nd net65 Lonnie & Sue 3rd net66 Dale & Wendy Rasmussen Closest to the pin: No. 3Carol Preece No. 6Darrell Cansler No. 13Sandra Heyitt No. 15Bob Luhman Feb. 16, Skins Game results. Ladies 2 skins: Wendy Rasmussen, Marnie Florio 1 skin: Valerie Ostrander, Terry Hrobuchak, Brenda Minnaar, Pat Lampasona Closest to the pin: No. 6Valerie Ostrander No. 13Pat Lampasona No. 15Terry Hrobuchak Men 1 skin: Ron Ostrander, Craig Brown, Jon Thompson, Geoff OConnor, Roger Minnaar Closest to the pin: No. 3Craig Brown No. 6Jon Townsend No. 13Darrell Cansler No. 15Jon Thompson This group meets every Sunday at 10 a.m.Please sign-up no later than Friday. Feb. 17, 9-Hole Mixed Scramble results. 1st29/21 Jim Rutherford, Rory Natzke, Mike Pombier, Dayle Montgomery 2nd31/23 Mike & Donna Dougherty, Jim and Betty Stanton 3rd32/23.12 Bob & Debbie Marino, Pete Palmer, John Gray 4th32/23.12 Dave Gollobin, Clint Fisher, Jack Durden, Jean Bernst 5th33/24 Ric Dias, Jim Bancroft, Kaye Cansler 6th33/24.25 Doc Freer, Jeff Sprague, Gary Yackell, Hattie Townsend 7th34/24.87 Jon Townsend, Kevin Gompers, Chuck Limauro, Kay Yackell 8th34/25.25 Rick Law, Cath Parsons, Mel Rutherford, Bob Montgomery Closest to the pin: No. 3Jim Buggs Rutherford No. 6Ric Dias CTP 2nd shot: No. 1Mike, Donna, Jim, Betty No. 7Bob, Debbie, Pete, John CTP 3rd shot: No. 2Mike, Donna, Jim, Betty Birdie points: No. 13Mike, Donna, Jim, Betty This group meets every Monday at 2 p.m.Please sign up no later than Sunday or call 352-465-0986.IG&CCOn Feb. 11, the Inverness Golf & Country Club Womens Golf Association played Criss/Cross. 1st low net20.5 Jean Neil 2nd low net22.5 Nancy Bennett 3rd low net25 Jean Moser 4th low net25.5 (tie) Ruth McGuckin Nancy Purcell Birdies: No. 14Nancy BennettLAKESIDEMEN Feb. 5, Lakeside Mens Points results. Plus+6 Leonardi, Knees Heyman, Heyman Plus+5 Kominski Plus+4 Connelly Lynch Plus+3 McLane Boobyen Plus+2 Gibbins Closest to the pin: No. 2Barnett No. 7Boobyer No. 13Friberg No. 15Perry Feb. 12, Lakeside Mens Points results. L. Thomas+8 Hlawaty+7 Albritton+6 R. Thomas+5 Kominski+4 P. Thomas+3 Connelly+2 Haymans+2 Leonardi+2 Barnet+1 Friberg+1 Closest to the pin: No. 2L. Thomas No. 8R. Thomas No. 13Hlawaty No. 15P. Thomas Wednesday Tee-time is at 7:30 a.m. WOMEN Feb. 13, LakeSide Ladies Points Quota League results. Dody Stuart+2 Pam Atkinson+2 LakeSide Ladies PQL plays every Thursday morning at LakeSide Golf & Country Club in Inverness.No dues or membership are required.Call Jan at 352-344-9550 for details.PINE RIDGEOn Feb. 6, the games for the Pine RidgeThursday Quota League were quota and closest to pin on par 3s. Ed Burfeindt+7 Joe Rego+6 Fran McConkey+5 Terry Sterbenz+5 John Tress+5 Gary Wayshville+5 Fred Bresnahan+5 Cath Parsons+4 Chuck Baumstark+4 Greg Browne+4 Bill Turley+4 Tony Romiti+3 Jo Steele+3 ShaSha Bryant+2 John Blaney+2 Brian Wininger+2 Dave Doyle+1 Bob Rondeau+1 Ed McQuaig+1 Matt Wayne+1 Closest to pin on par 3s: No. 2Bob Rondeau No. 5Chuck Baumstark No. 11Ed Smith No. 15Bill Turley On Feb. 12, the Pine Ridge LPGA played Low Putts. Babe Zaharais Flight First16 Jo Steele Second17 Lisa Wahba Patty Berg Flight First17 Rainey Hart Second17 Lori Scott Julie Inkster Flight First17 Patsy Tessier Second18 Ruth Bayer Nancy Lopez Flight First15 Norma Hedin Second17 Loann Loudicina Closest to the pin: No. 1Barbara Lamb No. 3Rainey Hart No. 7Margie Ebbert No. 6Noranne Poirier Chip-ins: No. 6Norma Hedin No. 1Maude GloddySOUTHERN WOODSFeb. 12 results for the Southern Woods 2013 MGA Series (Individual Quota Points). Flight 1 Orange Tee (-13) First+10/5 John Doyle Second+9/4 Doug Martin Third+4/2.5 (tie) Ken Moody John Hennessy Fifth+3/1 Steve Ley Flight 2 Orange Tee (14-18) First+6/4.5 (tie) Rick Wehrheim Stephen Check Third+5/3 Mike Taylor Fourth+4/2 Ken Leo Fifth+1/0.5 (tie) Chuck Reeb Gary Mosey Flight 3 Orange Tee (19+) First+3/4.5 (tie) Mike Bury Barry Turska Third+2/2.5 (tie) Soc Hiotakis Brian Hadler Fifth+1/0.5 (tie) Ed Skinner Bob Chadderton Flight 3 Gold Tee First+5/5 Paul Malarkey Second+4/3 (tie) Gene Askins Erv Koch Paul Thompson Fifth+3/1 Bill Long Closest to the pins: No. 4John Doyle No. 8Gary Mosey No. 13Ken Moody No. 17Steve LevSUGARMILL WOODSOn Feb. 11, the Sand Blasters Mens Group played team point quota. First+11 Zane Megos, Gus Calleri, Ken Eckhardt Second+9 Mike Taylor, John Moore, Dean Moore, John Doyle Third+7 Tony Valente, George Lentowicz, Rich Perry, Steve Demianczyk Notable rounds: Mike Taylor81 John Doyle81 On Feb. 13, the Sugarmill Woods Country Club Mens Golf Association played Best 2 of 4 + Bonus Balls. Flight 1 First-17 Carl Pedersen, George Lentowicz, Frank Siemietkowski, Joe George Flight 2 First-11 Rich Madsen, Paul VanTassell, Tom Jones, Bob Chadderton Flight 3 First-31 Zane Megos, Bob Mason, Joe Gannon, Blind Draw Golfers of the week: Low gross82 Mike Howard, Carl Pedersen Low net67 Frank Siemietkowski Low net Sr.64 Zane Megos Closest to the pin: Cypress No. 3Dick Tuxbury Cypress No. 6Paul VanTassell Oak No. 3Bob Carriveau Oak No. 6Dennis BorrasTWISTED OAKSOn Feb. 11, the Twisted Oaks Ladies Association played the Bakers Dozen, counting only the first 13 holes minus handicap. Flight A First30 Barb Mosio Second(tie) 43 Marcie Marcus, June Goyette Third(tie) 44 Ginny Hearns, Chris Hultzen Flight B First36 Leanne Feher Second39 Nancy Stewart Third40 Jan Himmelspach Fourth(tie) 41 Joan Ruggere, Nancy Vallimont Flight C First34 Pat Milburn Second35 Claire Moran Third39 Mo Sullivan Fourth40 StephanieEisenberg LocalLEADERS The 3rd annual Spring Classic, to be held at Crystal River High School on March 15 and 16, will benefit the Vertical Ministries. This tournament offers the unique opportunity to compete in singles. Another distinction it has, compared to most other tournaments, is the number of divisions players can choose from: 17 to be exact. Mens and Womens; A, B, C and Juniors singles; Mens, Womens and Mixed; A, B, C and Juniors doubles. If you have ever been involved with the organization of a tournament, you know that this number of divisions can be a nightmare to pull off in one weekend. That is the reason why players should consider not playing in more than two events. If you prefer to play singles, one division is probably plenty. The entry fee is $20 for one event, $10 for the second event. The organizers will also accept donations of gently used clothing and/or canned food for the Family Resource Center. For more information or to sign up contact one of the following people: Tournament Directors Cindy Reynolds, AJ Glenn at 697-3089; Sally deMontfort at 795-9693 or deMont@embarqmail. com; Eric van den Hoogen at 352-382-3138 or email@example.com. Citrus Area Senior Ladies 3.0/3.5 Tuesday LeagueThe results for Feb. 11: Crystal River def. Meadowcrest, 4-0; Citrus Hills vs Riverhaven, 2-2; Sugarmill Woods def. Pine Ridge, 4-1. To play in this league, a player must be at least 50 years of age or older, with a 3.0/3.5 rating. The league is always looking for players to sub for teams. For information, contact chairwoman Willy Pouderoyen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 382-3157.Thursday Morning Citrus Area Doubles LeagueThe results for Feb. 13: Tennis Bratz def. Bicentennial, 6-3; Skyview Advantage vs Sugarmill Woods, 5-5. Nadia Maric/Henny David lost, 6-2, 6-3; April Manley/Jacki Bennett won, 6-1, 6-0; Joan Eve/Susan Smith lost, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5; Margie McLellan/Kathy Lockhart won, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3. In this league one point is awarded per set won. For information, contact chairwoman Patsy Giella at email@example.comThe Friday Senior Ladies Doubles 3.0-3.5 LeagueThe results for Feb. 14: Citrus Hills vs Bicentennial, 2-2; Pine Ridge def. Meadowcrest, 4-1. All players must be at least 50 years of age with a 3.0-3.5 rating. Players cannot be both a member of a team and a sub. For information, contact chairwoman Linda Frankum at 795-3861 or firstname.lastname@example.org. USTA Leagues3.0 Adult Women 55+: Skyview lost to Fort King, 3-0. Record 1-3. 3.5 Adult Women 55+: Skyview lost to Harbor Hills, 2-1. Record 2-4. 4.0 Adult Women 55+: Skyview lost to Harbor Hills, 2-1. Record 3-3. 3.5 Adult Men 55+: Skyview def. Fort King, 2-1. Record 5-0. Ron David/Jim Ekedahl lost, 6-2, 6-2; Paul Hibbard/Norman Monroe won, 6-2, 7-5; Louis DeMartino/Bill Manley won, 6-3, 6-1. 4.0 Adult Men 55+: Skyview def. SMW, 2-1. Record 6-0. Joseph Hoover/Leo Maric won, 7-6, 6-3; Sunil Gandhi/Martin McMahon won, 6-3, 6-4; Nathan Hall/Jim Van Haneghan lost, 6-4, 6-4. Sugarmill Woods record 2-3. 7.0 Adult Women 65+: Skyview lost to Fort King, 3-0. Record 0-4. 8.0 Adult Mixed 40+: Skyview record 3-0. If you have any questions for information in our District 4 (south) call or email Leigh Chak at 352-5727157 or email@example.com or ustaflorida.com. Tournaments March 15-16: 3rd annual Spring Classic at Crystal River High School. For more information or to sign up please contact one of the following people: Tournament Directors Cindy Reynolds, AJ Glenn at 6973089; Sally deMontfort at 795-9693 or deMont@embarqmail.com; Eric van den Hoogen at 352-382-3138 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Classic offers singles play Eric van den HoogenON TENNIS Associated PressMARANA, Ariz. Third-ranked Henrik Stenson is the top seed in the Match Play Championship with No. 1 Tiger Woods and No. 2 Adam Scott skipping the tournament. Stenson will open today against Thailands Kiradech Aphibarnrat at The Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain. The No. 64 seed has beaten the No. 1 seed four times in the 14-year history of the event, including last year when Shane Lowry edged Rory McIlroy. It doesnt really matter if youre the No. 1 seed or if youre No. 50, Stenson said. Its going to be down to how you play and how you can get things working. The Swede won the World Golf Championships event in 2007 and was third in 2008, both down the road at The Gallery. I had two great years and then we changed courses, Stenson said. The record hasnt quite been the same since. ... Weve been going home Wednesday afternoon every year since. I played poorly, once I was sick, and just havent got it going on this golf course. Last year, Stenson became the first player to sweep the PGA Tours FedEx Cup and European Tours Race to Dubai. Playing through a right wrist injury, he won the Deutsche Bank Championship and Tour Championship in the FedEx Cup playoffs and took the European Tours season-ending World Tour Championship in Dubai. Hes making his first U.S. start of the year after playing three European Tour events in the Middle East, the last early this month in Dubai. Henrik Stenson top seed in Match Play Associated PressHenrik Stenson plays a shot Jan. 31 during the second round of the Dubai Desert Classic in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Stenson is the top seed in the Match Play Championship, which begins today.
Section CWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Crystal River Primary School students listen to Scott as she reads Slugs in Love by Susan Pearson. Before she said goodbye, the students gave her a copy of the book full of their signatures as a keepsake. CrystalRiverPrimarySchoolwelcomedFloridafirstladyAnnScottwithcheer,songsand questionsThursday. Scottvisitedtheschoolaspartofhercampaignforreadingandliteracy.Shetours schoolsandlibrariesthroughoutFlorida,encouragingchildrentoreadandwrite.Todate,she hasvisited more than 100 Floridaschools. AtCRPS,shereadSlugsinLovebySusanPearsontoTesaMcCluresfirst-andsecond-gradeclasses andNikyWardlowsthird-gradeclass. She also spenttimewiththird-gradersastheyexplainedthemath lessonstheywerecompletingontheiriPads.Afterreadingtothestudents,Scottansweredquestionsfrom studentsthatrangedfromheragetoherroleasGov. RickScottswife. Beforesayinggoodbye,the students hadspecialgiftsforher: a copy of SlugsinLove signed by the kids, a manateeChristmasornament, a reusablewaterbottlefilledwithmintsandsamplesoftheirwritings. Andshelefttheschoolatokenfromhervisit: acollectionofchildrensbooksfortheschoollibrary. Thankyousomuchforhavingme,shetoldthestudentsasshewavedgoodbye. Eryn Worthington MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleCrystal River Primary School third-grader Ace Gerdes shows Florida first lady Ann Scott, left, and Citrus County School District Superintendent Sandra Sam Himmel how he uses his iPad to complete classwork. Scott is greeted by Himmel as she arrives at Crystal River Primary School. The chorus from Crystal River Primary School takes a bow following a performance. The group sang energetically despite the cold, windy conditions outside. Scott receives a round of applause following her reading of Slugs in Love.
Paxton Zancker recently received a scholarship from The Afro-American Club to participate in the Youth Leadership Citrus (YLC) program. Paxton said of the program, I think one of the most important things that Ive gotten out of this program is really being able to see the behind the scenes of Citrus County. ... I would like to thank the Afro-American Club for the sponsorship. I am very gratefulthat they did that for me. Pictured from left: Joanna Castle, YMCA executive director; Paxton Zancker; and Lilian Smith, AfroAmerican Club president. Landon Peralta has been chosen as Januarys Youth of the Month at the Evelyn Waters Boys and Girls Club. Landon was selected, the club said, because he is a great role model for our Club Members. He is always helpful and follows all of the rules. CF to host financial aid information sessions The College of Central Florida Trio Educational Opportunity Center will host several financial aid information sessions in Citrus County. The sessions are open to anyone interested in attending any college or university. Two general financial aid information workshops followed by question-and-answer sessions will be held:Thursday, March 6, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills, 425 W. Roosevelt Blvd. Saturday, March 8, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Lakes Region Library in Inverness, 1511 Druid Road. Three additional workshops will be held for students who need assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. The FAFSA workshops will be held:Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m., in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, Room 110 of the CF Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.Wednesday, March 5, at 9:30 a.m., in the same room at the CF Citrus Campus.Thursday, March 13, at 5 p.m. at the Central Ridge Library in Beverly Hills. For more information, contact Rebecca YorkAlcorn at 352-746-6721, ext. 6147, or email@example.com. Section CWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014 Landon Peralta named Youth of the Month Nature Coast EMS proves popular at CRMS Career Day Afro-American Club sends student to leadership seminar Special to the Chronicle Local students honored by colleges The following local students have been named to the Fall 2013 Deans List at Berry College: Emily Balint of Inverness; Sam Jones of Lecanto; and Denice Aleman of Hernando. To be eligible for Deans List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better. David Cowan of Homosassa, was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the fall 2013 Presidents List at LeTourneau University. Cowan achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average to receive this honor. College of Central Florida student Devin Eatmon won first place in the Student Artist Competition during the Florida College System Activities Association Winter Music Symposium Jan. 23 in Tampa. Eatmon, who is pursuing an Associate in Arts degree at CF, won a $2,000 scholarship to complete his bachelors degree in music at any accredited four-year university in Florida. His winning performance included a Mozart aria and Comfort Ye from Handels Messiah. Springfield College has named Teresa Marrero and Stacy Glowacki, both of Inverness, to the deans list for academic excellence for the fall 2013 term. Anna Cowan of Homosassa and Moira Goode of Homosassa received a Presidents Recognition at Clearwater Christian College for scholastic achievement during the 2013 fall semester. In order to be recognized for this award, honorees must have been enrolled full-time and earn a minimum grade point average of 3.90 on a 4.00 scale.Time running out on scholarships The Business Womens Alliance of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce encourages eligible students to apply for scholarship assistance before the March 7 deadline. The program offers financial assistance for female students planning further education in health and business occupations. Applicants must be Citrus County residents planning to attend a university, college or technical school in Florida and who demonstrate need. Completed application form and personal statement, financial resources affidavit, transcript and letter of reference are required. Applications are available at the school guidance offices. The deadline is March 7. For Withlacoochee Technical Institute, consult the student services office. For information, call 352-795-3149. The Nature Coast Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State is sponsoring an essay contest open to all junior and senior Citrus County public high school students. The subject essay is Why the First Amendment principle of separation of church and state is vital to our country. Essays must be a minimum of 500 words. First prize is $300 and second prize is $100. Please submit essays to the organizations Nature Coast Chapter at P.O. Box 3013, Inverness, FL 34451 before Feb. 28 and include name, phone, school and grade. Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart announces a scholarship opportunity for college-bound students Chapter 776s College of Central Florida Endowed Scholarship. Chapter 776s CF Endowed Scholarship awards $500 to an applicant accepted or enrolled at CF as a full-time student. Information and application can be obtained at www.citruspurpleheart.org or by calling 352-382-3847. Application deadline 5 p.m. Feb. 28.Inverness offers genealogy course Beginning genealogy at Whispering Pines Park. Five-week class to gets students started on genealogical process.10 a.m. to noon each Saturday beginning Feb. 22. $25. Meets at Whispering Pines Park Recreation Building. Instructor Jackie Reiss. For information or to register, call 352-726-3913.CF computer courses begin soon The College of Central Florida is accepting enrollment for several courses that begin in February. Classes will be held at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. For more information or to register, call 352-854-2322, ext. 1496. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 25 to March 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. The cost is $60. Personal Computer Maintenance will meet Thursdays, Feb. 20 to March 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. This course teaches students how to remove spyware and pop-ups, add memory, and clean up unneeded files. The cost is $60.Local computer groups offer classes Citrus Macintosh Users Group is back to its normal meeting schedule, the fourth Friday monthly. CMUG is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping all people in the area become familiar with Macintosh computers, software and Apple iDevices. The February schedule is: Thursday, Feb. 20: iDevice Workshop. Registration is required. Email Carolyn Moss firstname.lastname@example.org. Tuesday, Feb. 25: Class in iDevices Part 1. Class from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27: Mac Lab. Registration is required. Email John Engberg at email@example.com. Thursday, Feb. 27: Class in Graphic Converter. Class from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28: Monthly meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome.Go to the News and Events page of cmugonline.com for more information. The Crystal River Users Group (CRUG) has announced its class schedule for February and March. Mondays to March 3: Windows 8.1 Basics. Monday Feb. 24: Photo Story 3. Mondays to March 10: Word Press. Class will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday March 17: Facebook Q&A. Classes are open to all but may fill or be canceled if not enough students are registered. For more information, call Anne at 352-212-4671 or visit crug.com. EDUCATION NOTES CF to host financial aid information sessions Forest Ridge Elementary School will be offering a Youth Leadership Program in partnership with the Toastmasters Club of Citrus County. The program emphasizes presenting speeches, conducting meetings, effective listening and comprehension. Six sessions are planned, on March 3, 10, 17 and 31 and on April 7 and 14. Sessions start at 3:45 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. For information, call 352-527-1808. Forest Ridge Elementary partnering with Toastmasters for after-school program The College of Central Florida will host two international panel discussions on Nelson Mandela and Global Legacy on Racial Dialogue Feb. 24 and 25. Dr. John Anene, CF associate professor of Humanities and Social Sciences, will moderate the panel of four Fulbright Scholars as they reflect on the legacies of Nelson Mandela and racial reconciliation resulting in positive developments and challenges in contemporary South Africa. The first discussion will be at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at the CF Citrus Learning and Conference Center, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. The second discussion will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Ewers Century Center at the CF Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 352-746-6721. CF convenes international panel to discuss Mandela legacy Pope John Paul II Catholic School will be hosting its fifth annual Early Childhood Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 at the school at 4341 West Homosassa Trail, Lecanto. Local businesses and organizations will be available to give details of services and products pertaining to the world of early childhood. In addition, Pope John Paul II Catholic School will have an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for all interested families. PJP2 is now a Florida VPK provider. Tuition assistance is available. All are welcome at this free event. This event is sponsored by Publix, Kids Central Inc, and Staywell. For information, call the school office at 352-746-2020. CF convenes international panel to discuss Mandela legacy Nature Coast EMS recently participated in Career Day held at Crystal River Middle School. The program introduces eighth-graders to local businesses and organizations they have requested to meet. The coordinator of the program, Sheri Alban, brings them in for the students to meet and ask questions regarding a career in each of the fields they have chosen. The students are allowed to have time with three of their choices. This is the third year that Nature Coast EMS proved very popular among the students. Pictured are CRMS students talking to Floyd Mead, Ray Valdiva and Will Adams of Nature Coast EMS.
Associated PressWASHINGTON Using videos that claim to teach toddlers, or flash cards for tots, may not be the best idea. Simply talking to babies is key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills but sooner is better, and long sentences are good. So says research that aims to explain, and help solve, the troubling word gap: Children from more affluent, professional families hear millions more words before they start school than poor kids, leaving the lower-income students at an academic disadvantage thats difficult to overcome. That gap starts to appear at a younger age than scientists once thought, around 18 months, said Stanford University psychology professor Anne Fernald. And research being presented this week at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science suggests that its not just hearing lists of words that matters as much as rich, varied language with good grammar that trains babies brains to learn through context. Instead of just saying, Heres an orange, it would be better to say: Lets put the orange in this bowl with the banana and the apple and the grapes. Its making nets of meaning that then will help the child learn new words, Fernald explained. The advice I give mothers is to have conversations with your babies, added Erika Hoff, a psychology professor at Florida Atlantic University. Children can hear lots of talk that goes over their head in terms of the meaning, and they still benefit from it. The research comes amid a growing push for universal preschool, to help disadvantaged youngsters catch up. But it also raises the question of whether children from low-income, less educated families need earlier intervention, such as preschool that starts at age 3 instead of 4, or higher quality day care or even some sort of Lets talk campaign aimed at new parents to stress talking, singing and reading with tots even before they can respond. That can be difficult for parents working multiple jobs, or who may not read well or who simply dont know why its important. Scientists have long known that before they start kindergarten, children from middleclass or affluent families have heard millions more words than youngsters from lowincome families, leaving the poorer children with smaller vocabularies and less ready to succeed academically. Fernald said by some measures, 5-yearolds from low-income families can lag two years behind their peers in tests of language development. Brain scans support the link, said Dr. Kimberly Noble of Columbia University Medical Center. Early experiences shape the connections that childrens brains form, and kids from higher socio-economic backgrounds devote more neural real estate to brain regions involved in language development, she found. How early does the word gap appear? Around age 18 months, Stanfords Fernald discovered when she compared how children mentally process the language they hear. Lower-income kids in her study achieved at age 2 the level of proficiency that more affluent kids had reached six months earlier. To understand why language processing is so important, consider this sentence: The kittys on the bench. If the youngster knows the word kitty, and his brain recognizes it quickly enough, then he can figure out what bench means by the context. But if hes slow to recognize kitty, then bench flies by before he has a chance to learn it. Next, Fernald tucked recorders into T-shirts of lowincome toddlers in Spanishspeaking households to determine what they heard all day and found remarkable differences in whats called child-directed speech. Thats when children are spoken to directly, in contrast to television or conversations they overhear. One child heard more than 12,000 words of child-directed speech in a day, while another heard a mere 670 words, she found. The youngsters who received more child-directed speech processed language more efficiently and learned words more quickly, she reported. But its not just quantity of speech that matters its quality, Hoff cautioned. She studied bilingual families and found that whatever the language, children fare better when they learn it from a native speaker. In other words, if Mom and Dad speak Spanish but arent fluent in English, its better for the child to have a solid grounding in Spanish at home and then learn English later in school. Next, scientists are testing whether programs that teach parents better ways to talk to tots really do any good. Fernald said preliminary results from one of the first a program called Habla Conmigo, Spanish for Talk With Me, that enrolls low-income, Spanish-speaking mothers in San Jose, Calif. are promising. Fernald analyzed the first 32 families of the 120 the program will enroll. Mothers who underwent the eight-week training are talking more with their toddlers, using higher-quality language, than a control group of parents and by their second birthday, the children have bigger vocabularies and process language faster, she said Thursday. EDUCATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 C3 $1 0FF Bowl or 50 OFF Cup Dans Famous New England Clam Chowder Dine In Only. Coupon Required. Expires 2/28/14 000H8ZN 2 LOCATIONS 7364 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Homosassa 352-628-9588 Highway 44, Crystal River 352-795-9081 CLOSED SUNDAY & MONDAY SAVE WITH DAN! WHOLE BELLY CLAMS $ 1 00 Dine In Only. Coupon Required. Expires 2/28/14 Clam Strip Basket OFF 000HEGU www.olivetreedining.com D E A L $ C O U P O N $ $ A V E 000GWQT 000HEPU C ORNER OF H WY 44 & NE 8 TH A VE C ORNER OF H WY 44 & NE 8 TH A VE C RYSTAL R IVER C RYSTAL R IVER 352-228-4969 352-228-4969 Beckys Cafe Beckys Cafe B REAKFAST E ARLY B IRD $ 1 99 2 Eggs, Potato, Toast Half Order Biscuit & Gravy Pancake w/1 Sausage or Bacon w/coupon. Exp 2/26/14 Beckys Cafe Beckys Cafe YOUR CHOICE EVERY DAY 6AM-7:59AM Hunter Roessler and Holly Head were named Students of the Month for December by Crystal River High School and West Citrus Elks Lodge No. 2693. Hunter is a highly focused, hardworking senior at Crystal River High School. He is enrolled in many Advanced Placement and dual-enrollment classes to prepare for college, and he began his senior year with a weighted 3.9 GPA. He excels in athletics as well as academics. He has been a captain of the cross country, track and basketball teams. He is also an accomplished martial artist, holding a second-degree black belt in tae kwon do. Hunter has competed in both form and sparring, and has been employed as an instructor. Hunter has also completed more than 150 hours of community service. He has been in the Key Club for four years, serving as an officer for two years, and attended the state convention in Orlando for three years. He spent last summer dividing his time between assisting at basketball camp and doing volunteer service at the veterans hospital in Gainesville. Upon completion of high school, Hunter will attend the University of North Florida, where he will study health science and psychology. He is the son of Paul and Song Roessler. Holly Head, 17, is the daughter of April and Keith Head. She is an honors student with a weighted GPA of 4.32. While enrolled at CRHS, she has taken AP, dualenrollment and honors classes. Holly has completed more than 250 hours of community service through volunteering at local elementary schools, the Key Training Center and instructing at Camp Rah-Rah for four years. Holly is currently student body president, and was also president of her freshman, sophomore and junior classes. She is a member of the Academy of Health Careers, National Honor Society, Link Crew, Calculus Club and HOSA, where she competed at the state level. Holly is also a four-year member of the cheerleading squad and played basketball. While attending the Health Academy, she earned her Florida CNA certification. Holly will be attending Florida State University. Her goal is to become a nurse practitioner. Destin Dawsy and Shelby Mire were named Students of the Month for January by Crystal River High School and West Citrus Elks Lodge No. 2693. Shelby Mire, 18, is the daughter of Susan and Alan Mire of Homosassa. Shelby is a three-year member of the CRHS Key Club and a dedicated volunteer at the Hospice of Citrus County. She is also a two-year member of the National Honor Society and has accumulated more than 250 hours of community service. She has completed the Nursing Assistant course at CRHS Academy of Health Careers and has obtained her CNA license. During her sophomore, year she competed in the Nutrition Knowledge test at HOSA Regionals and won third place. Shelby is also a member of Take Stock in Children and serves as a student ambassador for the program. She is a constant A Honor Roll student and 20062007 recipient of the West Citrus Elks No. 2693 citizenship award. Shelby takes a variety of dual-enrollment and honors classes while maintaining a 4.4 weighted GPA. Shelby plans to attend the College of Central Florida to obtain her associates in nursing and registered nurse license. She then plans to attend a university to major in either nutrition or pediatric medicine. Destin Dawsy, 18, is the son of Jeff and Gail Dawsy. Destin is a four-year varsity letterman on the football team, serving as captain in his junior and senior years. He is also a four-year member of the NJROTC program and served as the commanding officer during his junior and senior years. Destin is also a member of the chemistry club and the Link Crew. While in high school, hehas maintained a 4.25 weighted GPA. He is also a member of the track and weightlifting teams, and a two-year letterman in each. In addition to school activities, Destin has completed more than 132 hours of community service work through a variety of worthy programs including community cleanup programs and assisting at the Citrus County Sherriffs Office. He is currently undecided on which university he plans to attend, but he does plan to major in the technology and engineering fields. The Student of the Month program is sponsored by the West Citrus Elks Lodge in order to bring recognition to outstanding youth in the area. Destin Dawsy Shelby Mire Holly Head Hunter Roessler Students ofTHE MONTH Associated PressA spectator holds a baby Sunday during a break in the ice dance short dance figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Research: Talking to babies helps their brains Tips for talking to babies, toddlersResearch shows that both how much and how well parents talk to babies and toddlers influence development of language and vocabulary skills crucial to later school achievement. Here are some tips: The sooner you start talking with babies, the better. Their brains are absorbing vital information well before theyre able to respond. The high-pitched, sing-song tone that many people take with babies does get their attention. But dont dumb it down: Use rich, varied language and longer sentences, said Erika Hoff of Florida Atlantic University. Dont just label things, make connections. The dog is wagging his tail isnt as effective as, Look how fluffy that dogs tail is. Its much fatter than the cats skinny tail. What matters most is speech directed to babies and toddlers, not what they overhear, said Anne Fernald of Stanford University. Turn off the TV. Television does not help the brain learn language, said Dr. Kimberly Noble of ColumbiaUniversity Medical Center. Babiesand toddlers especially require personal interaction to learn. Reading a book for 10 minutes a day adds up fast, Fernald noted. If Mom or Dad isnt a good reader, just talk about the pictures. Fit conversation into everyday activities. Instead of turning on music while fixing lunch, talk about the bowl of fruit on the table. Associated PressSALT LAKE CITY A mother upset about indecent T-shirts on display at a Utah mall found a quick if not especially convenient way to remove them: She bought every last one. Judy Cox and her 18-year-old son were shopping Saturday at the University Mall in Orem, about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, when she saw the shirts in the window of a PacSun store. The shirts featured pictures of scantily dressed models in provocative poses. Cox said she complained about the window display to a store manager and was told the T-shirts couldnt be taken down without approval from the corporate office. She then bought all 19 T-shirts in stock, for a total of $567. She says she plans to return them later, toward the end of the chain stores 60-day return period. The shirts cost about $28 each on the website for PacSun, which sells beach clothes for teenagers and young adults. These shirts clearly cross a boundary that is continually being pushed on our children in images on the Internet, television and when our families shop in the mall, Cox said in an email to The Associated Press. She said she plans to meet with Orems city attorney Tuesday to discuss whether the images on the T-shirts violate city code. Utah mom finds fast fix for indecent shirts
C4WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEEDUCATION 2014 Universal Uclick y from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick To order, send $15.99 ($19.99 Canada) plus $5 postage and handling for each copy. Make check or money order (U.S. funds only) payable to Universal Uclick. Send to The Mini Page Book of States, Universal Uclick, P.O. Box 6814, Leawood, KS 66206. Or call tollfree 800-591-2097 or go to www.smartwarehousing.com. Please send ______ copies of The Mini Page Book of States (Item #0-7407-8549-4) at $20.99 each, total cost. (Bulk discount information available upon request.)Name: ________________________________________________________________________ Address: _______________________________________________________________________ City: _________________________________________ State: _________ Zip: ________________ The Mini Pages popular series of issues about each state is collected here in a 156-page softcover book. Conveniently spiral-bound for ease of use, this invaluable resource contains A-to-Z facts about each state, along with the District of Columbia. Illustrated with colorful photographs and art, and complete with updated information, The Mini Page Book of States will be a favorite in classrooms and homes for years to come. In Denali National Park in Alaska, sled dogs and their ranger partners patrol about 2 million acres of wilderness. When temperatures drop to 45 degrees below zero and high winds and blowing snow make it impossible to see, sled dogs are often the only way to get around. The Mini Page talked with a ranger from Denali National Park and Preserve to find out more about these daring dogs.Denali and dogs In the winter of 1907-1908, wilderness guide Harry Karstens led a naturalist, or an expert on animals and plants, through an area of Alaska. Harry knew how to survive outdoors in the frozen wilderness. He also knew that the best way to get around in this cold, wild land was on a sled pulled by dogs. Harry and the naturalist traveled by sled team. The naturalist thought it was important to protect the animals and their habitat. He helped convince Congress to preserve the land as a national park. The first ranger was the naturalists guide, Harry Karstens. He set up the sled-dog program to help rangers care for the park.Husky history For hundreds of years, Alaskan natives bred dogs that did well in cold weather and were strong enough to pull sleds. These dogs are Alaskan huskies, or sled dogs. Horses dont do well in the Alaskan wilderness. The best way to travel is by sled team. In pioneer days, mail was delivered by sled dogs. In the early days of the park, rangers and dogs would be in the wilderness for months at a time. They sheltered in tents and blankets or in whatever they could find on the spot. Sled dogs hauled logs and supplies through the park so rangers could build cabins to shelter workers, rangers and dogs.Park Pooches on PatrolSled Dogs of Denali photo by Jacob W. Frank, courtesy NPSDenali National Park and Preserve is the only national park that uses sled teams to patrol the park. There are usually about 35 huskies in the Denali kennels. This allows three dog teams to patrol at a time. photo by Daniel A. Leifheit, courtesy NPSA husky has long legs and loves to run. Its large paws help it balance on the snow. It has a thick, warm coat made up of two layers of fur. An adult weighs about 60 to 80 pounds. A husky is powerful and muscular. If it were as big as an ox, it would be stronger than the ox.Ready Resources from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick The Mini Page provides ideas for websites, books or other resources that will help you learn more about this weeks topics. On the Web: At the library: by Natalie Standiford from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickWorking dogs No motorized vehicles are allowed in the 2 million acres of wilderness in Denali except for emergencies or special projects. Sled teams are the only way to transport supplies or break trails for the public. Traveling by dogsled is called mushing. A sled-dog patrol might last anywhere from a day to six weeks. Sled teams haul supplies to the cabins. Rangers collect data for scientists and transport researchers and workers such as firefighters.Winter travel In Denali, the easiest time to patrol is the winter. Traveling over hard frozen ground is easier than traveling over sticky, muddy ground. When rivers freeze, they become highways that dogs and rangers can walk over. Rivers, marshes and lakes can be cold and dangerous in warmer weather, when ice begins to melt. Dogs dont patrol in the summer. Instead, they pull sleds on wheels to demonstrate mushing. In winter, cold and storms can be a hazard. Deep snow can make travel winter conditions. If dogs and people are not near a cabin, rangers set up a tent.A Dogs LifeSled team helpers People who go into the backcountry in the winter are usually experienced and dont need rescue. If there were an accident, it would be faster to send a helicopter than a dog team. Dog teams help in other ways. For example, once a dog team mushed to a plane crash site to transport inspectors and rangers to clean up the oil. photo by Jacob W. Frank, courtesy NPSA sled-dog team usually has seven to 10 dogs. The numbers change depending on how much weight is on the sled. The sled, gear and musher could weigh a total of about 300 pounds or more. photo courtesy NPSWorkers often get close to the dogs and adopt them when the dogs retire. photo by Jacob W. Frank, courtesy NPSDogs and rangers depend on one another in the huge Alaskan wilderness. Words that remind us of Denali sled dogs are hidden in the block below. Some words are hidden backward or diagonally, and some letters are used twice. See if you can find: CABIN, COLD, DENALI, DOG, FROZEN, FUR, GEE, HARNESS, HAW, HUSKY, ICE, KENNEL, MUSH, PARK, PATROL, PAW, PULL, PUPPY, RANGER, RUN, SLED, SNOW, SUPPLIES, TEAMS, TRAILS, TRUST, WILDERNESS, WINDS, WINTER.Sled DogsTRY N FIND SLED DOGS DO BEST IN THE SNOW! S R E G N A R F P V Y P P U P P L R E T N I W R A T S U R T S A E Y K S U H K O T H S U M U C R D S M A E T C Z R R U F P T A K H S D N I W O E O M D P R S B P A G N D O G L N L E L A I N I A W E V N U R D P N I I M C O N W L E N N E K U A E L N K E W S S E N R A H L L from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickBasset Brown The News Hounds TM S S S S E N R E D L I W V L IMini Spy . .Mini Spy is on a dog-sled run! See if you can find: from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick TM from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickMeet Jambo Steve Pierson is the founder of the American roots-style band Jambo. The bands latest some of her friends. Steve is a composer, singer, guitarist and producer. He was born in Washington, D.C. He sang in the school choir and was a drummer in a band in grade school. In high school, he played keyboards in a reggae band. As an adult, he co-founded a blues-rock band. He writes music for movies, TV shows and commercials. Melinda is a singer and actress. She took piano lessons as a child and played saxophone in grade school and high school. She was in orchestra, marching band and jazz band. She has acted in several TV shows. dances with Jambo. photo by Veronica Puleo from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick Doug: What did the dog say when its tail was cut in half? Denise:TM All the following jokes have something in common. Can you guess the common theme or category? Dennis: What did the dog say when he sat on the sandpaper? Darlene: Daryl: What should you give a dog with a fever? Darwin: Mustard its the best thing for a hot dog! Rookie Cookies RecipeOven-Baked Chicken BitesYoull need: cut into 1-inch cubes 1 cup Italian dressing 12 cup Italian bread crumbsWhat to do:1. Place chicken cubes in bowl with Italian dressing. 2. Mix bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and basil in a separate shallow bowl. 4. Spray a medium baking pan with cooking spray. Place chicken pieces in one layer in the pan. You will need an adults help with this recipe.from The Mini Page 2014 Universal Uclick TM14 cup grated parmesan cheese 4 teaspoon dried basil from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickWater danger when it is minus 40 degrees can be very dangerous. If sleds do break through the ice, dogs are trained to run through the water, pulling the sled onto the bank. If a snowmobile falls through the ice, it just sits there. When dogs get wet, the best way for them to dry off is to roll in the snow. The air is very cold and dry that far north. The snow is so dry that it actually pulls water from the fur. team needs to get to shelter. If ice gets under its bottom coat of fur, the dog could have trouble warming up. It is dangerous for people to be soaked and cold, too. Rangers always carry emergency parkas and an extra set of clothes in a waterproof bag. If people get wet, they need to get out of their wet clothes right away and start a fire to warm up.Puppy training Huskies have a lot of energy. Rangers teach them to harness that energy by pulling the sleds. They put puppies into a little harness and attach it to a person on skis. An adult dog walks ahead, so the puppies pull the harness to get to the adult dog. They learn to pull. to keep up, they are harnessed to the rest of a team for a couple of miles. Young puppies tire easily, and they lose interest quickly, so they dont actually work with a team until they are at least 2 years old.Fur PowerSuper senses Dogs can feel and smell the trails even if people cant find them. The snow on a trail is packed down, so even buried trails feel different on the dogs paws. Dogs remember trails they havent been on for years. Dogs can find trails and cabins sometimes the dogs dont want to go where the rangers need them to go. They dont just rely on the dogs. Rangers and dogs have a lot of trust in each other. For example, said to go in one direction, but the dog refused. She found out the dog had been on the right path the whole they reached the cabin safely. The Mini Page StaffBetty Debnam Founding Editor and Editor at Large Lisa Tarry Managing Editor Lucy Lien Associate Editor Wendy Daley A rtist photo courtesy NPSNew litters of puppies are usually born at the kennels each summer. By winter, they are eating solid food and ready to begin training with the teams. Volunteers and staff take the puppies for walks to teach them about life in the park. photo courtesy NPSPuppies learn to follow orders such as gee to turn right and haw to turn left. The Mini Page thanks Jessica Toubman, assistant kennel manager, Denali National Park and Preserve, for help with this issue. Next week, The Mini Page is all about salt. photo courtesy NPSIn the summer, rangers take puppies to open water to train them not to be afraid of the water. from The Mini Page 2014 Universal UclickSupersport: Jabari ParkerHeight: 6-8 Birthdate: 3-15-95 Weight: 235 Hometown: Chicago Jabari Parker arrived at Duke heralded as one of the nations hottest basketball prospects. In the first months of his freshman season, hes lived up to the hype. In his first 17 games, the versatile forward has averaged veteran. Parker can score from anywhere short range, mid-range, long range. He plays hard, but doesnt gloat after making a shot, or grimace after a miss. Already one of the nations elite players, Parker also does much off the court. An honor student in high school at Simeon Career Academy, Parker has been active with the Salvation Army and other outreach programs. 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EDUCATIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 C5 Associated PressWASHINGTON The earnings gap between young adults with and without bachelors degrees has stretched to its widest level in nearly half a century. Its a sign of the growing value of a college education despite rising tuition costs, according to an analysis of census data released Tuesday. Young adults with just a high-school diploma earned 62 percent of the typical salary of college graduates. Thats down from 81 percent in 1965, the earliest year for which comparable data are available. The analysis by the Pew Research Center shows the increasing economic difficulties for young adults who lack a bachelors degree in todays economy thats polarized between highand low-wage work. As a whole, high-school graduates were more likely to live in poverty and be dissatisfied with their jobs, if not unemployed. In contrast, roughly nine in 10 college graduates ages 25 to 32 said that their bachelors degree had paid off or will pay off in the future, according to Pews separate polling conducted last year. Even among the two-thirds of young adults who borrowed money for college, about 86 percent said their degrees have been, or will be, worth it. In todays knowledgebased economy, the only thing more expensive than getting a college education is not getting one, said Paul Taylor, Pews executive vice president and co-author of the report. Young adults see significant economic gains from getting a college degree regardless of the level of student debt they have taken on. The latest findings come amid rising college tuition costs, which have saddled young adults in the so-called Millennial generation with heavy debt amid high unemployment. Noting the increasing importance of a college education, President Barack Obama and Republicans such as Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida have pushed proposals to make higher education more affordable as a way to promote upward mobility and bolster Americas shrinking middle class. The report found that not only does a college degree typically yield much more inflation-adjusted earnings than before, but a high-school diploma also is now worth less. That adds to a widening earnings gap that Pew researchers found mirrors the U.S. gap between rich and poor. For instance, college graduates ages 25 to 32 who were working full time now typically earn about $17,500 more annually than employed young adults with just a high school diploma ($45,500 vs. $28,000); those with a two-year degree or some college training earned $30,000. In 1965, before globalization and automation wiped out many middleclass jobs in areas such as manufacturing, the inflation-adjusted gap was just $7,449. Meanwhile, median earnings for high-school graduates have fallen more than $3,000, from $31,384 in 1965 to $28,000 last year. Young adults with just high-school diplomas now are also much more likely to live in poverty, at 22 percent compared to 7 percent for their counterparts in 1979. Despite their higher levels of college completion, todays young adults overall are doing no better and on many key indicators of economic well-being, theyre doing worse than older generations were doing when they were the same age that Millennials are now, Taylor said. This is mainly because the economic penalties for not getting a college degree are so much stiffer now than in the past. Other findings:Young employed college graduates are more likely than those with just a high school diploma or less to say their job is a career or stepping stone to a career. In contrast, those with just a high school diploma or less were three times more likely than college graduates to say their work is just a job to help them get by 42 percent vs. 14 percent.The field of study in college does seem to matter. Those who studied science or engineering were most likely to say that their current job is very closely related to their college or graduate field of study, at 60 percent, compared to 43 percent for both liberal arts and business majors.About three-fourths of all college graduates say they regretted not doing more during school to better prepare themselves to find a job, such as getting more work experience, studying harder or looking for work sooner. Pew based its findings on the Census Bureaus Current Population Survey as of March 2013, as well as its own survey of 2,002 adults interviewed by cellphone or landline from Oct. 7-27, 2013. The Pew poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.7 percentage points. Widest earnings gap for college grads in 48 years SOURCE: Pew Research Center APMillennials face earnings gapLess-educated members of the millennial generation face a larger earnings gap than previous generations at similar times in their careers. Silent generation (in 1965) Early boomers (in 1979) Late boomers (in 1986) Generation X (in 1995) Millennials (in 2013) High school graduate Two-year degree/ Some college Bachelors degree or moreMedian annual earnings among full-time workers ages 25 to 32 by generation and education level, in 2012 dollars:$45,500 30,000 28,000 $43,663 32,173 27,883 $44,770 34,595 30,525 $41,989 36,498 32,299 $38,833 33,655 31,384 Generation: Born: Millennials After 1980 Generation X Early boomers Late boomers Silent generation Associated PressProspective students tour Georgetown Universitys campus on July 10, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The nations college and university endowments, often used to fund scholarships and professorships, had strong growth in 2013, according to a report released Jan. 28. Thats a bit of good news for higher education institutions under pressure to hold down tuition costs amid some enrollment declines. 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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. German-Americans selling tickets for danceThe German American Social Club of West Central Florida invites everyone to its spring dance from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2389 W. Norvell Bryant Highway (County Road 486) in Lecanto. Doors open at noon. Enjoy live music and dancing offered by a Bavarian band, the Diepolder Brothers. Admission is $10 and includes finger sandwiches, dessert and coffee. BYOB. For tickets or more information, call Horst Spangenberg at 352-237-7016 or email Irmhorst@aol.com. No tickets will be sold at the door.Redhead Express to do concert in InvernessThe Redhead Express, a musical family from Tennessee, will arrive in Citrus County at 7 p.m. Friday and present a concert at the First Church of God, 5510 Jasmine Lane, Inverness. The family recently performed in Branson, Mo., and Las Vegas. A family of nine, they are noted for the instruments they play and harmony. There is no charge for the concert. A freewill offering will be received.Play auditions set for Thursday at Art CenterAuditions for the Art Center Theatre production Murder at the Howard Johnsons will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the theater, 2644 N. Annapolis Ave. The play will be performed April 18, 19, 25 and 26. Director is Tim Stuart and assistant director is David Sotrines. The light comedy by Sam Bobrick and Ron Clark features a cast of three: Arlene, a woman in her mid-30s; her husband, Paul, who is in his late 30s; and Mitchell, their dentist, with whom Arlene is having a tryst, with a twist. Ages of the cast may be adjusted depending on who is finally cast in the roles.Legion Post 77 invites all to jam Friday nightEveryone is welcome to join the American Legion Allen Rawls Post 77 at a jam from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday with Nashville artist John Thomas and the Ramblin Fever Band. Entertainers, those who enjoy playing instruments or singing, and those who want to just enjoy the music are welcome. Cost is $5 at the door; food and soft drinks are available for a donation. The post is at 4375 Little Al Point in Inverness. For more information, call 352-476-2134, 352-476-7001 or 352-726-0444. COMMUNITYPage C6WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Adopt ARESCUED PET Annie Special to the ChronicleAnnie was picked up as a stray, so her foster Mom doesnt know much about her background. She is part Chihuahua and part something else. She is mostly white with gray ears, weighs about 10 pounds and is about 6 yrs old. She is sweet-tempered and shy, stays nicely in her crate, walks well on a leash and gets along with other dogs. Adopt A Rescued Pet Inc. does home visits prior to adoptions, so can only adopt to the Citrus County area. Call 352795-9550 and leave your name, number and pets name for a return call. Check www.adopta rescuedpet.com for other pets and the adoption calendar with locations, dates and times. NEWS NOTES NEWS NOTES Primary school to serve dinner for veteransInverness Primary School invites veterans and their families to a free dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Inverness Primary School. The students will present a program to thank veterans for their service. For information, call IPS at 352-726-2632. Tickets are not required. Dinner will be served until the food runs out.BH Farmers Market begins at 9 a.m. FridayEveryone is invited to the Beverly Hills Farmers Market, open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lake Beverly Park, 77 Civic Circle. Check the weather forecast Thursday night. If the temperature at 10 a.m. Friday is projected to be less that 40 degrees, or if it is supposed to rain, there will be no market. Produce will be available from Camilos Market and other vendors will be present with their arts, crafts and products. Flea market vendors are also welcome. For more information about becoming a vendor (including flea market items) at $5 per market day, call Bonnie Larsen at the Beverly Hills Civic Association from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at 352-746-2657.Music, barbecue coming to ArrowheadThe Arrowhead community will have its Stomping in the Swamp eighth annual bluegrass and barbecue event Saturday. Admission is free and the event will go on rain or shine. The concession stand opens at the community center at noon, serving strawberry shortcake, with music starting at 1 p.m. The concert will be off State Road 200 and Stokes Ferry Road; turn at Reds Restaurant and follow the signs. The bands will include Rye Whiskey, Sugar Hill Dulcimer Gang and Country Blend. Those attending should bring a chair. For more information, call 352637-4335.Watercolorists to show, sell at Wildlife ParkMembers of the Citrus Watercolor Club will show and sell their watercolor paintings at the free Arts in the Wildlife Park from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Parks Visitor Center on U.S. 19. Portions of sales are donated to the park.BH Lions to serve pancake breakfastThe Beverly Hills Lions Club, 72 Civic Circle Drive, will have its pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday. Cost for adults is $4; and children younger than 12 eat for $2. This includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage or combo, orange juice and coffee or tea. For more information, call 352897-4899.Retired nurses to meet in Inverness MondayThe Citrus Marion Chapter of Registered Nurses Retired (RNR) will meet Monday at the Inverness Golf & Country Club. Speaker will be Linda Martin, who will talk about hospice services. All retired or semi-retired registered nurses who wish to attend are asked to call Mary Jane at 352-726-6882 or Gladys at 352854-2677 for reservations.Take chance, help kids win dirt bike or cashHelp support Filter Youth Development, a nonprofit that encourages young adults to enjoy offroading and ATVs. Take a chance to win a 2014 Honda CRF 125F Dirt Bike or $2,500 in cash. Tickets are $10. The drawing will be at 1 pm. Saturday at Honda of Crystal River. Winner need not be present to win. For rules and more information, visit www.filter.org. Special to the ChronicleIts time to register for the 2014 Citrus County Fair Childrens pageants, coming up Sunday, March 23. The Citrus County Fair Association sponsors the pageants. The Decorated Baby, ages 6 to 11 months old, and the Beautiful Baby, ages 1 to 4 years, will start at 1 p.m. The Little Miss/Mister, ages 5 and 6, and the Pre Teen pageants, ages 7 to 13, will begin at 2:30 p.m. All pageant divisions will be presented from youngest to oldest contestant. All contestants must be residents of Citrus County. There is a $30 entry fee and pre-registration is required. All contestants are awarded prizes. Entry form and entry fee (nonrefundable) must be in the fair office on or before 5 p.m. Friday. No postmarked or metered mail will be accepted after this date. Applications are available at all Citrus County Chamber of Commerce Offices or the fair office at 3600 S. Florida Ave., Inverness. You may also go to citruscountyfair. com/pageant.html to download the form and rules. The pageants are in the Citrus County Auditorium. General admission on the day of the pageant for adults is $5; $3 for children ages 5 to 10. Ages 4 and under are free. Family memberships are $40 per family (one household with two parents, children younger than 18). Individual memberships are $20. Membership will cover admission to the baby pageants and the fair from March 24 to 29. The deadline to purchase memberships is Friday, March 3. For more information, call 352-726-2993. Cute kids compete Register by Friday for 2014 county fair pageants Special to the ChronicleThe inaugural Hospice Bowling Classic in memory of Charlie Homrighouse was held Jan. 18 at Sportsmens Bowl in Inverness. The sold-out event raised $652, which will benefit patients and families served by Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast. From left are: Linda Baker, Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast development director; Maggie Homrighouse, Hospice bowling classic tournament director; Judy Lowery, tournament co-director; Paul Harris, Sportsmens Bowl owner; and George Cannella, Sportsmens Bowl staff member. Hospice bowling event successful Special to the ChronicleThe Arts Council of First United Methodist Church of Homosassa will present a concert by the world-famous quartet Acoustix at 3 p.m. Sunday on the stage of the fellowship hall of the church at 8831 W. Bradshaw St., Homosassa. Since winning the gold medal in international competition in 1990, Acoustix has traveled North America and around the world, singing and entertaining audiences. Acoustix showcases a wide variety of musical styles including vocal jazz, gospel, sacred, doo-wop, contemporary Christian, patriotic, inspirational music and barbershop with songs from well-known songwriters such as Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, George M. Cohan, Lee Greenwood, John Lennon, Richard Rogers, Paul Simon, Stephen Sondheim and John Philip Sousa. Acoustix has appeared on CNN, NBCs Today Show, two PBS specials, the Statler Brothers Show and for a global audience of 175 million viewers on ABC, hosted by Peter Jennings. They have shared the stage with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, LeAnn Rimes, The Dixie Chicks, Isaac Stern, Pete Fountain, Victor Borge, The Four Freshmen, the Gatlins, Canadian Brass, The Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and many more. Acoustix also contributed their talents to two Bill Gaither Homecoming Shows. This is the second of the four concerts in the series. General admissionis $10. Reserved seats are $18. For information and tickets, call the church at 352628-4083, Jim Love at 352-746-3674, Jim Potts at 352-382-1842, or Ron Hesketh at 352-382-4518. Arts Council Series in Homosassa Acoustix will perform Sunday Special to the ChronicleJackie Morris, a member of Eagles Auxiliary 3992 in Inverness, recently presented Jennifer Campbell, executive director Citrus United Basket, with a check for $358 from the club. Eagles donate to CUB
COMMUNITYCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014 C7 COMMUNITY Westend Market set for Saturday at CR MallThe Westend Market inside Crystal River Mall will be staged from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, including a special Arts and Crafts Show. The mall is at 1801 U.S. 19 Northwest. The Arts and Crafts Show will be held every fourth Saturday of the month. Talented artists and craftsmen from around Citrus County will sell their homemade/handmade works of art. There are more than 40 vendors at the market sharing specialty items with entertainment, miniputt golf and more. All vendors must register with the mall office, pay in advance the vendor fee of $10 and supply their own setups. For more information, call the mall office at 352-795-2585 or email linda.crystalrivermall @gmail.com.Cookie sales to begin at businesses FridayCookie sales for Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will begin Friday and then run every Saturday and Sunday through March 16. Scout troops from Crystal River and Homosassa will be at the following locations; Publix, Walmart, K-Mart, Tractor Supply, Walgreens and other businesses in the area. For information, visit http:// cookielocator.littlebrownie.com.Womans club plans military card party The GFWC Crystal River Womans Club will host a military card party and luncheon Thursday at the clubhouse at 320 N. Citrus Ave. in Crystal River. Doors open at 11:30 a. m. and lunch is served around 11:45 a.m. Tickets are $12 and reservations are recommended for tables of four. Money is given to the first-, secondand third-place winners. Two entry tickets will be drawn for two foursomes to attend the military card party free April 10. Proceeds from the event will go toward the clubs community projects. For more information and to get tickets, call Lois Thomas at 352-382-0777.Legion invites everyone to Friday fish dinnerBlanton-Thompson American Legion Auxiliary Unit 155 will serve a fish dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the post, 6585 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Crystal River. The menu will include a choice of fried or baked fish served with French fries and coleslaw. Everyone is welcome. Donation for the meal is $7. All profits help support the many programs of the American Legion Auxiliary. For more information, call unit President Barbara Logan at 352-795-4233.Club changes venue for monthly meetingsThe British American Social Club has a new venue for its monthly meetings. The club will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Crystal River Womans Club, 320 N. Citrus Ave., Crystal River. The club meets the fourth Monday monthly and provides an opportunity for those with a connection to or an interest in Britain, its history and culture to come together in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Meetings feature a speaker of local interest, a British theme or activities such as bingo, cards or a trivia quiz. There are river trips and visits to theaters, towns and places of interest. All visitors are welcome and refreshments are available. More information is available by visiting the website at www.britamclub.com, or call Dave Jones at 352-382-3418. NEWS NOTES AT THE LIBRARY news from the Crystal River area COASTAL REGION LIBRARY 8619 W. Crystal St. Crystal River, FL 34428-4468 352-795-3716 www.Citruslibraries.org Feb. 24 Lady Journey Seekers, 2 p.m. Feb. 25 Mother Goose Time, 11 a.m. Feb. 26 Nature Coast Bead Society, 10 a.m. Feb. 27 AARP Tax-Aide, 10 a.m. Preschool Stories, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28 Tai Chi, 10 a.m. Nature Coast Dulcimer Players, 2 p.m. March 1 Nature Coast Ramblers, 10 a.m. Special to the ChronicleThe annual North Suncoast CROP Hunger Walk, Helping End Hunger One Step at a Time, sponsored by the North Suncoast Ministerial Association and Church World Service, will take place Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 1501 U.S. 19 Southeast, Crystal River. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the one-mile walk starts at 2 p.m. Twenty-five percent of funds raised will stay in Citrus County and will benefit feeding programs at Our Fathers Table and Nature Coast Ministries. Haiti is one part of the world assisted after the devastating earthquake by providing emergency assistance and then during the recovery period by helping families and communities to rebuild homes, food supplies and livelihoods. CROP Hunger Walks also play a role in the U.S. by helping communities ravaged by floods and tornadoes recover. Members of local participating churches are collecting donations prior to the walk. Anyone who wishes to walk is welcome and may make donations at the registration table. Donations of nonperishable food items (especially singleserve items for transients) may also be brought to the walk. These items will be given to First Presbyterian Church for its food pantry. For more information, call Kathy Burkett at 352-228-4860. One Step at a Time CROP Hunger Walk to take place Sunday LINDA JONES/Special to the ChronicleSteve Hampton, instructor for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Crystal River, discusses the pre-departure checklist boaters are encouraged to use before setting out on their next boating trip. Students in the recent About Boating Safely class pictured ranged in age from 12 through 73 years. Some students are new to boating, others just want a refresher, while some are new to the area and want to learn about the local waters. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 7th District has flotillas in Crystal River, Homosassa, Yankeetown, Ocala, Gainesville, Suwannee and Hernando Beach. To learn more, Google USCG AUX and the city. Auxiliary promotes better boating A special course for kayakers is being provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-01 from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Monday at 148 N.E. Fifth St., Crystal River. The three-evening program, all geared toward the paddler, includes demonstrations, equipment displays and the following topics: Know Your Paddlecraft; Before You Get Underway; Boating Emergencies; Operating Your Boat Safely; and Legal Requirements of Boating. Cost is $20, which includes a book. Call Linda Jones by Thursday to register at 352-503-6199. Special to the ChronicleCoast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-01 Crystal River offers course for kayakers CLAIRE PHILLIPS LAXTON / ChronicleGFWC Crystal River Womans Club members Margie Harper, left, and Carla Nicklas, right, present a check from the club to Lena Glascock for the Crystal River/Dunnellon Relay For Life, which begins at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25. Glascocks mother, Rory Wells, is the chairwoman of the Crystal River/Dunnellon Relay. Harper and Nicklas are co-chairwomen for the luminaria tribute for loved ones surviving cancer or for those who lost their battle. Club President Holly Oder is in the background. Helping Relay Special to the ChronicleThe Yankeetown-Inglis Womans Club will have its spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Bring your own wine or beer and come to the neighborhood bistro on 56th Street, Yankeetown. A spaghetti dinner with homemade sauce, garlic bread, salad, coffee or tea will be available for a donation of $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12; children younger than 5 are free. An Italian dessert will finish off the meal. Quarts of sauce can be purchased for takeout at $8 each. Takeout dinners are also available. Call the clubhouse at 352-447-2057. Tickets for the Scrappy Millennium quilt raffle, $2 each or three for $5, will also be available. For more information, call the club at 352-447-2057 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Saturday. Womans club pasta dinner set for Yankeetown
C8WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY19, 2014CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.Joseph-Marie de Maistre, a French philosopher, writer, lawyer and diplomat who died in 1821, said, It is one of mans curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them. At the bridge table, we create deals, either by hand or with a computer program, and then enjoy trying to solve them. Most can be handled correctly if our analysis is accurate. But occasionally a layout will arise that requires doing something so abnormal that it is easy to overlook. Cover the West and South hands. West leads the heart eight against four spades. After East takes dummys 10 with his queen, what should he do next? If West had opened one heart, North would have overcalled one no-trump. But in the balancing position (a pass by North would have ended the auction), one no-trump would have shown only 11-15 points. Then, after South advanced with one spade, indicating 0-8 points, Norths raise to two spades promised 17-19 points. East has three defensive tricks: his aces and the heart queen. If the heart king will automatically score later, East can cash those aces and exit with a diamond. Here, though, that does not work. East should realize that West has led a singleton or high from a doubleton. (West would have led low from a tripleton because he had not supported hearts.) Then, if East makes the weird-looking lead of a heart at trick two, he will defeat the contract. Here, South wins in the dummy and plays a trump, but East takes the trick, cashes the diamond ace, and gives West a heart ruff for down one. 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Dad eats fast food every day at work and comes home to enjoy a homecooked meal topped with a large amount of salt. He then sits in front of the TV with a huge bowl of buttered popcorn and a beer. If hes not playing lacrosse with me in the yard, he gets no exercise at all. Nothing is motivating my dad to watch what he eats. He is quite tall, so weight doesnt show on him the way it might on someone else. But I happen to know that his cholesterol level is horrible, and no one could be healthy eating the way he does. I have approached my dad many times about this and even offered to prepare a lunch for him. He either ignores me or shrugs his shoulders and jokes about it. I have run out of ideas. I desperately want my dad to be healthy, but I dont want him to think hes being bossed around by his 12-yearold daughter. Any ideas? Ignored in Louisville Dear Ignored: You are sweet to be worried about Dad, but please understand that until your father is ready to watch what he eats, nothing you say or do will make much difference. He knows how you feel, he knows his cholesterol numbers, and chances are, your mom has also said something to him. He may wake up one morning and decide to be healthier. Until then, however, the most you can do is love him the way he is and get him to join you for more lacrosse in the backyard. Dear Annie: After 31 years of marriage, my sonin-law decided he was unhappy and wrote his own divorce papers. My daughter read them and made a couple of changes, and the divorce became final last year. My ex-son-in-law was never a good provider, and his indiscretions are far too numerous to list. However, he still calls and comes over all the time. They have two adult sons who have not been told that they are legally divorced. Yesterday, I got a call from my daughter asking whether I had sent him a birthday card. I replied, No, I dont consider him part of the family. She said, Well, he is the father of your grandsons. Did I do wrong? Annoyed Grandma Dear Grandma: You are not obligated to send your exson-in-law a birthday card, but he was a member of your family for 31 years and probably still wants to be treated as such. And if your daughter wants you to send him a card, it would be a kindness to do so. But for heavens sake, one of them should notify the children of their parents legal status. Dear Annie: You printed a letter from Concerned Sister, who said her sisters clothing smells like her cat litter box. She wants her to store the litter box in the garage. Maybe the sister simply needs to clean the box more often. Animals are fastidious, especially cats. They like a clean place to do their business. Too many people are too lazy to take proper care of the cats boxes. I had seven litter boxes at one time. I cleaned them before I went to work, after coming home and before going to bed. Many friends visited me, and not one could smell the cat boxes. (And dont use perfumes or air fresheners to mask the smell. They dont work and may drive away the cat.) Think of it this way: Do you like going into a restroom where the previous user forgot to flush? As an added bonus to cleaning the box often, you will also be alerted if your kitty is sick. 42 Years of Experience in Jacksonville, Fla.Annies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Please email your questions to email@example.com, or write to: Annies Mailbox, c/o Creators Syndicate, 737 3rd Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. 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WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2014C 11 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 Bruce Onoday & Son Free Estimates Trim & Removal 352-637-6641 Lic/Ins CLAYPOOLS Tree Serv. Lic/Ins. Free Estimates Competitive Rates 352-201-7313 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards DOUBLE JTree Service Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 Heavy Bush-hogging Land clearing, Fill Dirt Seeding,Tree removal, Lic/Ins 352-563-1873 R WRIGHT TREE Service Tree Removal & Trimming. Ins. & Lic. # 0256879 352-341-6827 RON ROBBINS Tree Service Trim, Shape & Remve, Lic/Ins. Free est. 352-628-2825 StumpGrinding cheap avg cost $25-18stump volume disc. over 5 call Rich 352-586-7178 344-2556, Richard Water Pump Service & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! Attention Consumers!Please make sure you are using a licensed and insured service professional. Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. TREE REMOVAL & STUMP GRINDING Trim/Tree Removal, 55ft. Bucket Truck 352-344-2696 Lic/ins. ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 Any Surface, roof cleaning, int/ext painting, gutter cleaning, Absolute Exterior Restoration 352-382-5172 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Floors /walls. Tubs to shower conv. No job too big or small. Ph: 352-613-TILE /lic# 2441 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards Design & Install Plant*Sod*Mulch Weed*Trim*Clean lic/ins 352-465-3086 #1 Professional Leaf Vac system why rake? FULL LAWN SERVICE Fr ee Est. 352-344-9273 A-1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal Lic., 352-584-5374 *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job Call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 ASAPPAINTING CHRIS SATCHELL 30 yrs. Exp., Excel. Ref. Insured 352-464-1397 A-1 CompleteDrywall Pres. Wash, Renovations Painting (Int/Ext) 25 yrs 352-513-5746 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 Comfort Works, Inc. Air Conditioning and Heating Service, Res/ Com (352) 400 -8361 Lic# CAC1817447 CLEANING BY PENNY Residential Only Wkly., Biwkly., Mnthly. 503-9671 or 364-1773 HOUSEKEEPING reliable, exp. for home or office.Af for dable ref. Maggie(352) 503-9621 Kats Kritter Kare & Kastle Kleaner, Pet Sitting & House Cleaning (352) 270-4672 All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 AllAROUND TRACTORLandclearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 Budd Excavating & Tree Work, clearing hauling, rock drives, demo, bushhogging Lamar 352-400-1442 Heavy Bush-hogging Land clearing, Fill Dirt Seeding,Tree removal, Lic/Ins 352-563-1873 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 **ABOVEALL** M & W INTERIORS Handyman services Northern Quality Southern prices! (352) 537-4144 *ABC PAINTING* 30 + YRS.EXP.LIC./INS for an EXCELLENT job call Dale and Sons 352-586-8129 ANDREW JOEHL HANDYMAN. Gen. Maint/Repairs Pressure Cleaning. 0256271 352-465-9201 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Remodeling Additions, new homes Free est. crc1330081 (352) 949 2292 Heavy Bush-hogging Land clearing, Fill Dirt Seeding,Tree removal, Lic/Ins 352-563-1873 A-1 CompleteDrywall Pres. Wash, Renovations Painting (Int/Ext) 25 yrs 352-513-5746 COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs! Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 ROCKYS FENCINGFREE Est., Lic. & Insured 352-422-7279 FENCE PRO, all types painting, repairs, gates, free estimates lic/ins (352) 563-8020 OWENS QUALITY FENCING, ALL TYPES. Free Est. Comm/Res. 352-628-4002 TREE SERVICE Dry Oak Firewood, 4x8 Delivered & Stacked $80. (352) 344-2696 DR Y OAK FIREWOOD 4X8 STACK delivered & stacked $80. (352) 201-0912 **Affordable Mobile** all type marine repairs 711 NE 6th Av Cry Riv 352-398-5903 Private Home Car e Male CNA, avail 24 hours a day. 3 yrs exp w/ Ref. 352-875-9793 Take Care of Loved Ones in My Home Clean, caring, exp., exc. ref. 352-476-7159 JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM Lic/Ins #2579352-257-0078 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Rock, Mulch Hauling & Tractor Work 352-341-2019, 201-5147 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 Dump truck loads (approx 8 yds), dirt & rock hauling. Tractor Work. 352-302-5794 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 TransmissionRepair & FinanceCONSIGNMENT USA US 19 CR 461-4518 All Rivers Trailers Repacks per axel $50 Specialize in brakes, cross-members, bunks Call 352-464-2770 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschronicle news as it happens right at your finger tips 783572 000HA6G Crystal River 2 bed 1 bath singlewide Mobile Home in 55+ park, Florida room, car port, separate laundry, furnished $9000. 607-591-0273 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 Lecanto Hills2br/1ba in 55+ comm. Must Sell -$3000(352) 302-8886 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) 302-8374 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 SAVE, SAVE, SAVE, $3,000-$11,000 on our huge lot model sale going on now. Only 3 left! Call Taylor Made Homes Call (352) 621-9181 New Homes from $40.00 per sq. ft. Triple Your Tax Refund At Palm Harbor Homes Plant City!! www.plantcity.palm harbor .com Call John Lyons @ 800-622-2832 ext 210 for details 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 2Br/2Ba w/ screened patio on over acre land. $22,500. Owner Finance possible. 6851 Vanaman Ct., Cry Riv. 727-480-5512 3/2/1 DW MH acre corner lot exc. cond. open floor plan, laundry room, all appl, lg scn porch, fenced,3 carports, shed, Homosassa, $51k 352-410-1072 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 MUST SEE! Homosassa/ReadyTo 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 Ready To Move In 3/2 with large back deck on 1.5 acres. Close to town call 352-795-2377 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 2BD/1BA Singlewide with added fam. rm rasied deck, lg. shed, furnished 55+ $184 mo Reduced Price $5,500, (352) 726-3726 2Br, 1Ba in 55+ Park carport, shed, wshop, scrned Patio, In great shape, fully furn. Asking $15k, $225/mo lot rent. 352-419-4428 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 AKC BOXER PUPS CH Bloodline, Brindle 1 Male, 1 Female $800. ea (352) 637-0611 BENNYBenny is a 4-y.o. bulldog mix, Very friendly & affectionate and loving. Loves kids & gets along w/some other dogs. Loves to chase the tennis ball & go for car rides. He appears to be housebroken. Call Laci @ 352-212-8936. Dachshund Mini Long Hair, Male Puppies blk & cream, Champion blood line. $300. (352) 795-0200 (352) 220-4792 Cell MULTI-POO DOB 12/19/13 has shots & wormed home raised, potty trained, $350. (660) 358-2222 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, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Males Starting @ $400. Beverly Hills, FL. (352) 270-8827 BRINGYOUR 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! INVERNESS3/1, $425. mo 1st, last sec. No Pets 4188 S. Illiana T errace (352) 212-3385 INVERNESS3/1, $500. mo 1st, last sec. No Pets 4170 S. Illiana T errace (352) 212-3385 1999 Mobile Home 28x60, bank owned, Repo, Great Shape FinancingAvailable. Call 352-795-1272 MUST SEE ATTENTION:Custom order a new home and receive 20% OFF, between now and tax day. April 15th. Factory direct, Call (352) 621-3807 MOVE IN NOWNice Home on AC fenced yard, 1500 sf 3/2 Home in new cond., Drywall with 2x6 construction. New appliances, carpet, paint, decks, & ceramic tile flooring. Financing available only $69,900. ($450/mo.) W.A.C Call (352) 621-9183 Recumbant Excercise Bike. Edge 280, like new. $150. (352) 465-7269 *ESTATE FIREARMS* AUCTION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO: 3/15/14********************** call for info 637-9588 dudleysauction.com 4000 S Florida Ave (US41S) Inverness Ab1667 10% bp cash/ck. 2007 CLUB CAR Like New ,newer batteries, fully fitted out, exc.cond. $4200. obo (352) 527-7919 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 EZ GO Golf Cart Lifted, rear seat, large tires and more, like new $3200 (352) 697-7854 (352) 564-2756 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I POOLTABLE WANTED Slate top, good condition, reasonable price. 352-489-3931 TE DeMarchi Estates Homes Sold in 20 Days Cash for Anything #39910, 315-466-2268 WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 FIRESTONETRUCK TIRE steeltex Radial LT65/75A/Lload range E $65.00 OBO 897-5410 HUTSYSWAYCONTROLSTABILIZER for heavy duty trailer pull. good price $75.00 897-5410 REESES HEAVYDUTY adjustable single mount ball trailer tow hitch rated 10,000 lbs. $100 897-5410 BARRY,a sweet, loving, calm gentle boy, sits, takes treats gently, & will speak for treats. He should do well with kids too. Is an approximately 5-y.o. pit bull mix. Call Laci @ 352-212-8936. PETSTROLLER Designed for pets only. Good cond. $15. Call Penny 10am-9pm 527-2598. Solid Wood Murphy Bed, Pristine Condition Pd. $2150. will sell for $700. Complete Set of China, 50 yrs. old, Crown Victoria, white w/gold trim $100. (352) 465-4474 or (517) 282-6404 SQUARE D 100 Amp NEW Breaker Box, main lug, 6 spaces, 12 circuits, indoor use $65.00 352-249-7212 STAINLESS STEEL LOBSTER POTLarge, exc. cond. with cover. $35. Call Penny 527-2598 10am-9pm STAINLESS STEEL POT/LID exc. cond. 10 hi X 25 circumference. $20. Call Penny 527-2598 10am-9pm. TENTHEATER small propane,American camper, works great, ($5) 352-212-1596 TOASTER OVEN, COFFEE MAKER & ELECTRIC MIXER $25 352-613-0529 WESTBEND BREAD MAKER Clean, exc. cond. $40 Call Penny 10am-9pm 527-2598. INVACARE POWER WHEELCHAIR Pronto M14 SureStep Perfect shape $950 352-897-4154 PHOENIX SCOOTER S35010, good shape, asking $300. (352) 344-9580 Pride Mobility Scooter Go-Go, very good cond. long battery life $450. (352) 423-3513 SG STYLE ELECTRIC GUITAR BLACK, HUMMBUCKINGS PLAYS GREAT! $50 352-601-6625 Crate 15 watt acoustic guitar amp $80. 352-419-4464 Epiphone EP-800 guitar amp $25. 352-419-4464 FirstAct 3/4 size acoustic guitar $20. 352-419-4464 Peavey VYPYR 15 watt guitar amp $65. 352-419-4464 PIANO Lowery piano with bench. Good Cond. $350 (352) 637-2117 VOX DA10 guitar amp $65. 352-419-4464 ZOOM Fire-15 guitar amp $65. 352-419-4464 Liberation by American Standard Walk-In BathDont Struggle Getting Out Of A Normal Bathtub. Stay in your home longer, safely, independently. Liberation Walk-In Baths Commended by the Arthritis Foundation. Best Lifetime Warranty in the industry. Hydrotherapy, Chromatherapy, Aromatherapy no extra cost. Installation Included! Get $1,000 Off-Call Toll-Free Today 1-866-583-1432. PAMPERED CHEF Vegetable Chopper & Measuring Cup $25 Call 726-0040 BOWFLEX TREADCLIMBER Combo treadmill, elliptical, & stepper all in one machine. Originally cost $2000, selling for $500. Must pick up. Homosassa area. Call 352 382 7827 and leave message Riding Mower 2012Troy Bilt, Auto, 42, 20 HP, w/ attached grass spreader $825; Wooden Utility Trailer 4 x 10, $485 (352) 794-6761 BLUEBERRYPLANTS Mature Rabbiteye blueberry bushes (Blue Gems and Woodards) Well dig them up and put them in your truck $10.00 per bush. 352 726-7907 BEVERLY HILLSThurs, Fri, Sat 8am-? Furn, Hsehold, Misc 250 W Golden Tuft Ct CITRUS HILLS**MOVING SALE ** Fri, Sat 8a (firm) to 12p tools, kitchen goods, stools, step ladders, sml fridge, yard tools & much more! 700 E Dakota Ct. FLORAL CITYWed, Thurs, Fri 9a-3p Furn, & hsehold items 8046 E Pine Hollow Ct DRESS perfect for prom, large, red & black, spaghetti-strap back, new, ($40) 352-613-7493 HIGH-HEELSHOES perfect for prom, 6 paprika with studs, size 8, new, ($20) 352-613-7493 MENS CLOTHING 3 SLACKS SIZE 36X30 & 2 CASUALSHIRTS LARGE $25 352-613-0529 2 LG BEVERAGE DISPENSERS Clear with spout. Like new. $12 ea or 2/$20. Call Penny 10am-9pm 527-2598. 6 FTCHRISTMAS TREE Green, exc. cond. Can be taken apart to store. Call Penny 10am-9pm $15. APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BEACH CRUISER BIKES 1 red with aluminum frame 1 blue with steel frame EXCELLENTcondition! Paid over $300 each. asking $250 for both or $150 each 727-207-1447 CHINASET. SERVICE FOR 16. Sango Valencia pattern. Blue floral. 85 pcs. No chips/cracks. $100. 527-1239 COMMODE WITH ARMS Clean, like new, height adjustable. $25. Call Penny 10am-9pm 527-2598. COMPUTER GAMES 6 muti-packs, 1 with 500,000 games, great shape, ($15) 352-613-7493 EASELSmall, light-weight, wooden. Good for on-site artistry. $25 Call Penny 10am-9pm 527-2598. ELECTRIC RIVAL YOGURT/ICE CREAM MAKER clean, exc. cond. $15. Call Penny 527-2598 10am-9pm. Electric ScooterActive Care Spitfire 1420 $350. (352) 628-1723 EMTEK INTERIOR DOOR HANDLES Imported-Oil-Rubbed Bronze $20 Call 726-0040 EZ-UP CANOPY 10 x 10 with removable awning, sides, & weights, $100 (352) 344-4105 FIREWOOD Free oak firewood cut into 2-3 foot pieces.You split and you pick up. 352-527-6509 MENS WATCHES Invicta, Croton, Swiss Legend, six in boxes. Excellent cond. $50-$100 each. 352-613-5240
C12WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 0 0 0 8 X G V For more information on how to reach Citrus County readers call 352-563-5592. 000HA6N LaWanda WattTHE SNOWBIRDS ARE COMING! ** NOW IS A GREA T TIME T O LIST YOUR HOME CALLLAWANDA FORAFREE, NO OBLIGATION MARKETANALYSIS! 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 www.twitter.com/ citruschronicleFollow the 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 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 Buying or Selling, its time to make your move!Coleen Fatone-Anderson Realtor Cell:(352) 476-8579email: Cfatone@tampabay.r r .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 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 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschronicle news as it happens right at your finger tips Condo for SaleSugarmill Woods 2/2, 1,850 sq. ft. 35 Beech Street607-538-9351 Spacious 2/2/1 with New roof, AC,& windows, Inclds all Kit appliances. Sunroom overlooking Greenbelt. Inside utility rm. $85,000 352-422-3256 Phyllis StricklandRealtorTHE MARKETIS GOODThinking of selling? Now is the time to get listed. Still great values out there. Call for foreclosure lists Phyllis Strickland TROPIC SHORES REALTY. 352-613-3503-Cell 352-419-6880-Office HOMOSASSA4/2, BLOCK HOME, MOTHER IN LAWAPT. decking, 1/4 ac, fenced, lots of privacy $65,000 (305) 619-0282, Cell SECLUDED 3BR/2BA, 1653 sf, 2 car CP, 2 story barn. Includes acr e buildable lot. $109,900 352-613-2289 Buying or Selling REALESTATE, Let Me Work For You!BETTYHUNTREALTORERA KEY 1 Realty, Inc. 352 586-0139hunt4houses68 @yahoo.comwww.bettyhunts homes.com. Need a JOB?#1 Employment source iswww.chronicleonline.com Classifieds AUCTIONFeb 25 @ 11:00 am Office Building 5526 Arlington Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32211 www.soldfor .com or call Auctioneer Kurt Chana 407-832-0679 Shuler & Shuler RE Auc AB#9/AU#14/ AU#1077 FOR RENT 3200 Sq. Ft. COMMERCIAL BLDG Large Paved Parking Lot, Cent. 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WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2014C 13 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS 790-0212 WCRN Kline, Tiona 2014-CP-67 NTC-SA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2014-CP-67 IN RE: ESTATE OF TIONA JOETTE KLINE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of TIONA JOETTE KLINE deceased, File No. 2014-CP-067 by the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450; that the decedents date of death was November 13, 2013; that the total value of the estate is exempt and that the name and address of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: HEATHER N. KLINE 9468 W Hugh Barco Court, Crystal River, FL 34428 MATTHEW B. KLINE 629 Jamestown Boulevard, Apt. 2223, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 12, 2014. Person Giving Notice: /s/ HEATHER N. KLINE 9468 W. Hugh Barco Court Crystal River, FL 34428 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ PATRICIA M. MORING,FBN: 712809 MORING AND MORING, P.A. 7655 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy., Suite 12, Crystal River, Fl 34429, Telephone: (352) 795-1797 Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE February 12 & 19, 2014. 791-0219 WCRN McGrath, Edward 2013-CP-652 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-CP-652 IN RE: EDWARD C. MCGRATH, JR. a/k/a EDWARD MCGRATH Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of EDWARD C. MCGRATH, JR., deceased, whose date of death was July 25, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of which is 110 N. ApopkaAve., Room 101, Inverness, Florida 34450.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVTax Deed Notices 2685-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-247 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 10-0450 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CRYSTAL MANOR UNIT 3 LOT 3 BLK 126 PB 8 PG 136 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BARRY L MURAFF, JAMES P MURAFF Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, 2686-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-248 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: US BANK AS C/F FL DUNDEE LIEN INV LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 10-0451 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2010 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CRYSTAL MANOR UNIT 3 LOT 4 BLK 126 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BARRY L MURAFF, JAMES P MURAFF Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2687-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-326 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: JOSEPH G CAPPUCCILLI The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-1919 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: NEW HOMOSASSA VILLAGE PB 4 PG 92 LOT 116 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BRIAN E BOWLES Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2688-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-375 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-1547 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: JOE BEA ESTS UNREC SUB LOTS 14 & 19 DESCR AS FOL: LT 14: BEG AT PT FOUND BY MEAS FROM NW CORNER OF BLK 37 CRYSTAL ACRES 1ST ADD, TH S 1DEG 55M 30S E 25 FT, TH S 88DEG 00M 20S W PAR TO AND 25 FT S OF N LN OF NE1/4 OF SW1/4 OF 10-19-17 SD 1/4, 1/4 LN ESTABLISHED BY RIVER GLEN SUB, 190.93 FT TO W R/W LN OF AN EXISTING 50 FT RD, TH AL W R/W LN OF SD RD S 1DEG 50M 45S E 388.50 FT TO AFORESD BEGINNING PT, TH AL SD R/W LN S 1DEG 50M 45S E 129.50 FT, TH LEAVING SD RD S 88DEG 00M 20S W 140 FT, TH N 1DEG 50M 45S W 129.50 FT, TH N 88DEG 00M 20S E 140 FT TO AFRMTD BEGINNING PT ANDLT 19: BEG AT A PT FOUND BY MEASURING FROM NW CORNER OF BLK 37 CRYSTAL ACRES 1ST ADD, TH S 1DEG 55M 30S E 25 FT, TH S 88DEG 00M 20S W PAR TO AND 25 FT S OF N LN OF NE 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SEC 10-19-17 SD 1/4, 1/4 LN ESTABLISHED BY RIVER GLEN SUB, 190.93 FT TO TH W R/W LN OF A 50 FT RD, TH AL W R/W LN OF SD RD S 1DEG 50M 45S E 518.0 FT TO AFRMTD BEGINNING PT, TH CONT AL SD RD R/W S 1DEG 50M 45S E 129.50 FT, TH LEAVING SD RD S 88DEG 00M 20S W 140 FT, TH N 1DEG 50M 45S W 129.50 FT, TH N 88DEG 00M 20S E 140FT TO AFRMTD BEGINNING PT -TITLE IN OR BK 2194 PG 1283 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: TODD WAYNE RAYMOND Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2689-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-377 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-0961 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: HOLIDAY ACRES UNIT 3 PB 7 PG 26 PCL C OF LOT 11:S 130.05 FT OF LT 11 2690-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-378 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-2483 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: PLEASURE ACRES PB 3 PG 77 LOT 103 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LYNDA V ALAIMO, MARK S ALAIMO Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2691-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-379 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : RORY WELLS The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-4794 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CITRUS SPGS UNIT 18 PB 7 PG 34 LOT 13 BLK 1021 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BUILDERS PROPERTY GROUP LLC Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2692-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-381 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-1468 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: 2693-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-382 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-0654 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: CRYSTAL POINTE UNIT 1 PB 12 PG 129 LOT 3 BLK B NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF REGENA RICHARDS, GORDON RICHARDS, REGENA RICHARDS Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2694-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-383 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-0955 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: HOLIDAY ACRES UNIT 2 PB 6 PG 40 LOT 1: E 174.26 FT OF N1/2 OF LOT 27 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BARBARA F BUTLER Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2695-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-384 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was as2696-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-385 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-1763 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 8 OF HOMOSASSA PB 1 PG 49 LOTS 7 & 8 & PT OF VAC ALLEY BLK 302 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: MELANIE GREGORY Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 2697-0219 WCRN PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION: 2013-386 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN : FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK NA CLTRLASSGNEE-MAGNOLIA TC 3 LLC The holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 11-0795 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: SPRING RUN OF CRYSTAL RIVER UNREC SUB LOT 23 DESC AS: COM AT NW COR OF NE 1/4 OF SEC 5-18-17 TH N 88DEG 58M 11S E AL N LN OF SD NE 1/4 2661.44 FT TO NE COR OF DD SEC 5 TH S 1DEG 01M 53S E AL E LN OF SD NE 1/4 722.58 FT TH S 88DEG 33M 44S W 155 FT TO POB TH CONT S 88DEG 33M 44S W 180.01 FT TH N 1DEG 01M 53S W PAR TO SD E LN 165.52 FT TH N 88DEG 33M 44S E 180.01 FT TH S 1DEG 01M 53S E PAR TO SD E LN 165.52 FT TO POB SUB TO 25 FT EASE AL S AND W BNDRIES FOR R/W NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: AMY RENEE MASTA, MARK STEVEN MASTA Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r ealtaxdeed.c om Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices sessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO:11-1851 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: VILLA TER UNIT 11 OF HOMOSASSA PB 1 PG 52 LOTS 17 & 18 BLK 349 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: WIPHADA HARMON, PRASERT YAKOM Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r eal taxdeed.com Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 MAYFAIR GARDEN ACRES PCLS 4 IN LOT 8 BLK D DESC AS: E 200.00 FT OF LT 8 BLK D LESS THE S 226.42 FT DESC IN OR BK 1303 PG 121F NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ESTATE OF DEBRA L FAUL Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r eal taxdeed.com Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 DESC IN OR BK 896 PG 813 & EASM IN OR BK 1001 PG 1 433 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: RHON D PETSCHOW Said property being in the County of Citrus, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder on line, on March 5, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. at www.citrus.r eal taxdeed.com Dated January 16, 2014 ANGELA VICK Clerk of the Circuit Court, Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Citrus County, Florida By: Theresa Steelfox, Deputy Clerk Advertised 4 times: January 29, 2014 February 5, 2014 February 12, 2014 February 19, 2014 786-0226 WCRN To: Johann Krippel 2012-DP-078 Term. of Parental Rights PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO.:2012-DP-078 IN THE INTEREST OF: M.O. DOB: 12/31/2006 Male. Child NOTICE OF ACTION, SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISOR Y HEARING FOR TERMINA TION OF P ARENT AL RIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIP THE STATE OF FLORIDA TO:Johann Krippel a/k/a Johann Kripple L/K/A Unknown You are hereby notified that a petition under oath has been filed in the above-styled court for the termination of your parental rights as to M.O., a male child born on the 31st day of December, 2006, in Citrus County, Florida; and for placement of the child with the State of Florida Department of Children and Families for subsequent adoption, and you are hereby commanded to be and appear before General Magistrate Keith Schenck of the Circuit Court or any judge assigned to hear the above cause, at the Advisory Hearing on March 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, 3rd floor, Inverness, FL 34450. YOU MUST PERSONALLY APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED. FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS TO THIS CHILD, IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. YOU ARE ENTITLED TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY PRESENT TO REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. IF YOU WANT AN ATTORNEY, BUT ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD ONE, YOU MUST NOTIFY THE COURT, AND THE COURT WILL DETERMINE WHETHER YOU QUALIFY FOR AN ATTORNEY TO BE APPOINTED TO REPRESENT YOU IN THIS MATTER. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at the Office of the Trial Court Administrator, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, FL 34450, Telephone (352) 341-6700 within seven (7) working days of your receipt of this notice; If you are hearing or voice impaired call 1-800-955-8771, Florida Relay Service 711. THIS NOTICE shall be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE S Classified-Legal Advertising Section. Dated this 31st day of January, 2014 at Inverness, Citrus County, Florida. ANGELA VICK, Clerk of Courts (SEAL) By:/s/ D. Pennington, Deputy Clerk Published February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 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 1-23-14 THRU 2-28-14 CHRYSLER2005, Pacifica AWD, low miles, leather extra clean $9,450. 352-341-0018 FORD2003 Excursion XLT V-10 New Michelin tires, new master brake cylinder, new fuel pump, new transmission. Great tow vehicle, class IV heavy duty hitch, tow package, loaded. Regularly maintained and serviced. $7,900. (352) 344-1823 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 JEEP, Grand Cherokee, limited, loaded, new tires & engine. Mint $9,500. 305-619-0282 SOLDMERCURY1997 MOUNTAINEER 5.0 ltr V8 eng,160k mi all serv records avail. CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment CHRYSLER2012 Town & Country Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs Call Tom for more info 352-325-1306 DODGE, Grand Caravan SE Loaded, V6, 7 pass., 6 door, CD, tilt cruise, garaged, clean, $3,300 352-212-9383 FORDE150 Conversion Van, 1999, 180 K miles $1,200 (352) 465-1124 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 GOLDWING, 1800 Trike, Red, 31k miles, Serious inquires only $26,000. (352) 341-5762 HONDA1995 Goldwing 61K miles, Exc Cond. Asking $4500 (352) 212-8696 HONDA 07 VTX-1300, low miles, custom, worth $6500, asking$5500 OBO352-697-1205 KAWSAKI 1999 VULCAN Low miles, in storage 5 years $1500 352-228-9058 Open Motorcycle Trailer,great for Harley, Goldwing, or cruiser type cycle. Will carry 3 dirt bikes. or 1 quad. Good tires, $650 obo 727-744-2498 Triumph-750 Bonnieville. 10K orig doc mi. True classic. Like new cond. First $4,500. 352-513-4257 BUICK2003 Park Avenue Leather, Exc Cond Only 32,000 miles $9500 (352) 436-7740 CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 CHRYSLER, Sebring, LXI, convert., loaded, leather, V6, CD, full pwr. new tires, garaged, clean, $2,975., 352-212-4882 CHRYSLER SPORTS CAR2005 Crossfire Yellow convertible w/black top, auto trans, excellent condition, 45k,built in Germany w/Mercedes V6 engine $14,000 OBO (352) 563-5150 DODGE2012, Avenger RT, Sunroof, leather, navi, $17,995 352-341-0018 FORD, Mustang Conv. 42K mi, V6, auto, pwr. opt., alloy whls, alarm spoiler, ext warr. $15,500, 352-860-1939 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 FORDReduced price for a well maintained Taurus SE, Looks & drives great $3,200 firm w/ 141k hwy mi. Shown on appointmnt. (352) 422-1798 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 HYUNDAI2007 Azera loaded-p/w, heated power seats 6 cyl very low miles, Askg $9800. 860-716-3128 LINCOLN89 TOWNCAR. 75,300. mi. very clean, exc. condition, all original, $3500. (304) 678-4070 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 SUBARU, Legacy, has only 66k miles, new brakes & tires, 4 DR, Auto, $10,900. 352-586-3072 TransmissionRepair & FinanceCONSIGNMENT USA US 19 CR 461-4518 2004 SSR5.3 L, Magnaflow super charger, and exhaust 18k miles, $26,500 call 207-546-6551 AMC1973 HORNET, V8, 304 engine,auto p/s, new paint, new seats $5300.(352) 794-3709 ask for Doug I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I CHEVROLET2010, Silverado Reg Cab WT $13,495, 352-341-0018 DODGE1995, 2500, Reg Cab Work Box Truck $2,888. 352-341-0018 Liquidation SaleHelp Us Stay in Biz. RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 ALLEGRO BAY, 37 DB, 25K miles Freight Liner, Loaded $69,995. obo 352-795-7820 RV & Truck for SaleMobile Suite 5th Wheel Custom 3 slides, 37 2003 FORD F350 Lariat Dually Super Duty V-8 TURBO, Easy Rider Reese, 16k Hitch MANY EXTRAS ON BOTH, PACKAGE $37K 352-897-5339 RV tow car braking system Brake Buddy With break away control VG cond. $475 352-270-1775 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 TOW BAR Blue Ox Tow Bar For RV $450 (352) 344-2161 2014 KZ SONIC 18Like New, completely loaded MUST SELL, Homosassa $14k 315-729-2634 CAMPER 2003 Starcraft Aruba pull behind. 28 ft., 1 slide $7000 obo (352) 628-1126 Holiday Rambler2008, SAVOY, 26 ft. Travel trlr. New awning, 1 slide out, central vac. ducted air. Emmucalate inside & out $12,500. 352-586-1694 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. NA TURE COAST R V R V service, parts, sales Mobile Repair/Maint. 352-795-7820, Lic/Ins. GMC1988, 4x4, Ton Rolling Frame, $1,800 obo (352) 228-9058 GMC1988, 6 doors, complete front end $550; Small Trailer 40x85 $150 (352) 228-9058 Autos, Trucks, SUVs & Vans-Cash Pd LarrysAuto 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 BUICK 1985 Riviera $1000 Complete. will part out PARTS (352) 228-9058 Buy Here/Pay Here Ford Explorer $825 Down 05 Saturn VUE $995 Down Saturn $650 Down Olds Bravada $725 Down Toyota Camry $2195 CASH CALL 352-563-1902 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl LAKE ROUSSEAU 2/1BA, Two Lots, Pool Boatslips, Shop, $169K contract considered 5311 W Riverbend Rd (815) 980-8642 Your High-Tech Citrus County RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TOwww. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view my properties 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 HERNANDO(Arbor Lakes 55+)Lot for sale $15,000 OBO. 781-864-1906 352-726-2821 Inverness 80 x 100 private lot, High, Dry convenient location quiet residential area $5,000. obo (352) 476-8310, Owner PARADISE! OZELLO! Ideal for Fisher persons-seafood lovers Middle of Fl. State Preserve. Minutes for Gulf. $39,000, 727-733-0583 WATERFRONT LOT Riverhaven at end of Mystic Pt. One lot off of main Homosassa Riv. Approx 100 ft on water.All utilities $165,000.352-634-1171 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** All Rivers Trailers Repacks per axel $50; Elec backing plates set:12 $90; 10 $80 Call 352-464-2770 LUND 16ft,Trolling motor, live well, aerator. Pedistal seats, Raised deck, Deep V $7000 (740) 684-6106 PRINCECRAFT1998, 16 ft long, 90 HP Evinrude, Garage kept, like new $6000 262-705-4926 (cell) Sea Doo GTX2005, 3 seater, 131 hrs. 2010 Continental trailer. asking $3450. obo (352) 794-3374 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 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 $10,000 Down, 10 yrs @ 6 per cent Call: Jack Lemieux Cell (305) 607-7886 Realty USA INC 407-599-5000 Citrus Hills Townhouse 2br/2ba + carport Fully Furnished ,Very nice, many extras near pool, great view Must See $79,000 (352) 527-4518 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 Condo2/2, 55+ ground floor over looks pool, mature trees, 1035 sq. ft living area. $39,900 352-634-3976 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 528 SW 1st Court 3 bedrm., 2-1/2 bath Exciting opportunity to live on Paradise Isles in the heart of Crystal River, Florida with two sided deep, crystal clear water and access to the Gulf of Mexico. Located across from a 57 acre wilderness preserve and a manatee sanctuary. Watch the dolphins and manatees play in your own back yard. Paddle board, kayak, See Doo, boating and water skiing to your hearts content. This half acre property has 2 docks, one with a 10,000 pound lift and 220 foot sea wall. This beautiful 3,2 home has granite counter tops, 2 fire places, 2 car garage, hurricane windows and doors, panoramic water view, sunrise and citrus fruit trees. Enjoy low utilities with hot water on demand and water to air AC. This property wont last, priced to sell at $585,000. Owner will finance part. 1(352)795-7400 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 INVERNESS, 2BR/1BA Carport. Fl. Rm., Open Lake Completely Remodeled Inside & Out, 1 mile from town $125.000,352-422-4749
C14WEDNESDAY,FEBRUARY19,2014 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 799-0219 WCRN 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 DATED at Lecanto, this 20th day of January, 2014. /s/ Skyler Brumm, Managing Partner of S & H Restaurants, LLC. Published one time in the Citrus County Chronicle February 19, 2014 the fictitious name of SUSHI-O located at 1988 N. Future Terrace, Lecanto, FL., 34461, in the County of Citrus, intends to register said name with Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, Tallahassee, Florida. 787-0219 WCRN 2/25 BOCC Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners will meet in Regular Session on February 25, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., in the Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida, for the purpose of conducting the regular business of Citrus County. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida, 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD telephone (352) 341-6580. Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Governing Body with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose may need to provide that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. (Section 286.0101, Florida Statutes). Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, February 192014. 793-0219 WCRN 02/27 meeting Nature Coast EM Foundation PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Nature Coast Emergency Medical Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors will be holding a meeting on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 3:30 pm. For those interested in attending the meeting will be held in the Nature Coast EMS Administration/Education Building, 3876 W. Country Hill Dr., Lecanto, FL 34461. Any person(s) requiring reasonable accommodations at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the President/CEO at Nature Coast Emergency Medical Services, (352) 247-4700, before the meeting. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record shall be the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Jennie Sanders, Executive Assistant Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE: February 19, 2014. 794-0219 WCRN 2/24 CMHS MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation, Inc., will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 5:45 P.M., in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida. There will also be meetings of the Finance Committee and the Executive Committee held in the Board Room, beginning at 4:00 p.m. to address general, financial and administrative matters to be presented to the Board. Copies of the Agendas are available in the Administration office.Any person wishing to appeal any decision made by this Board, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record must include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Published in theCITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE: February 19, 2014. 795-0219 WCRN NOTICE OF MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE HISTORICAL RESOURCES ADVISORY BOARD NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Historical Resources Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at 4:00 PM at the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, Florida, to discuss business of the Historical Resources Advisory Board which may properly come before them. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two (2) days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD Telephone (352) 341-6580. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Historical Resources Advisory Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. 796-0219 WCRN ENTERPRISE ZONE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Citrus County Enterprise Zone Development Agency Board will meet to discuss a Strategy Plan on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 9:00 AM at the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 West Sovereign Path, Room 166, Lecanto, Florida, to discuss business of the Enterprise Zone Development Agency Board which may properly come before them. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the County Administrators Office, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450, (352) 341-6560, at least two (2) days before the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, use the TDD Telephone (352) 341-6580. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Enterprise Zone Development Agency Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record shall include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BY: Jim Faulkner, Director Geographic Resources and Community Planning Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE February 19, 2014. 797-0219 WCRN CCHB Joint Meeting PUBLIC NOTICE A regular meeting of the Citrus County Hospital Board will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:00pm in the Board Room, located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 W. Highland Blvd., Inverness, Florida, to discuss: Approval of Minutes. Citrus County Hospital Board Committees Report. CCHB/CMHF Legal. Transaction. Other. N O T I C E OF EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING DURING MEETING The Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees will hold an Executive Session meeting during the March 19, 2014 meeting under the authority of Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes. The Executive Session will be closed to the public to allow the Citrus County Hospital Board of Trustees to meet with the boards Attorney(s) to discuss the settlement negotiations or strategy related to litigation expenditures in all pending litigations. Present at the Executive Session will be Debbie Ressler (Trustee), Krista Joseph (Trustee), Mark Fallows (Trustee), William Grant -General Counsel, Bruce Blackwell, Esquire, Clifford Shepard, Esq., Barry Richard, Esq., Taylor Ford, Esq., Glenn Burhans, Esq., Bridget Smitha, Esq., Vincent Falcone, Esq., Andrew Hand, Esq., Ashby Burks, Esq., Warren Bloom, Esq., Bruce Giles, Esq., and Court Reporter. The Executive Session will be held in the Board Room located on the second floor of the Citrus Memorial Health System Administration Building, 502 W. Highland Blvd, Inverness, FL and will begin at 6:30pm. When the Executive Session commences the door will be closed. At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the meeting of the Board will be reconvened and the public is invited to rejoin. Copies of the Agenda are available by calling the Citrus County Hospital Board office at 352-341-2250. Any person wishing to appeal any decision made by this Board, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting, must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record must include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities should contact the Citrus County Hospital Board Office, 123 S. Pine Ave., Inverness, Florida, 34452 (352) 341-2250. Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE February 19, 2014. BY: Jim Faulkner, Director Geographic Resources and Community Planning Published in the CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE February 19 2014. 789-0219 WCRN Capaz, Kathleen J. 2013-CA-001158 NOA PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVILDIVISION CASE NO.2013 CA001158A SUNCOAST SCHOOLS FEDERALCREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. KATHLEEN J. CAPAZA/K/AKATHLEEN JAN CAPAZ F/K/AKATHLEEN J. STARK, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PAULA. CAPAZ, SR. A/K/APAULA. CAPAZA/K/APAULANTHONYCAPAZ and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendant(s), who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants. Current Residence Unknown, but whose last known address was: 6545 South Lewdingar Drive, Homosassa, FL34446 YOUARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in CITRUS County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 30, HOMOSASSAGARDENS,AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 137, PUBLIC RECORDS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A2000 CARRIAGE MOBILE HOME. VIN #GAFLX75A70569CD21 AND #GAFLX75B70569CD21 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Robert M. Coplen, Esquire, Robert M. Coplen, P.A. 10225 Ulmerton Road, Suite 5A, Largo, FL33771, on or before March 15, 2014 or within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 110 N ApopkaAvenue, Inverness FL34450, either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 19th day of November, 2013. Angela Vivk,Clerk of the Court (SEAL)By:/s/ Vivian Cancel, Deputy Clerk Published in the Citus County Chronicle, February 12 & 19, 2014. 792-0219 WCRN Manious, John 2013-CP-668 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 2013-CP-668 IN RE: JOHN THOMAS MANIOUS a/k/a JOHN T. MANIOUS Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the estate of JOHN THOMAS MANIOUS, deceased, whose date of death was May 20, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of which is 110 N. ApopkaAve., Room 101, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is February 12, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/Anna Louise Manious 6456 West Orange Lane, Crystal River, FL34429 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Stephen W. Screnci, Esq., Florida Bar No. 0051802, Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. 2600 N. MilitaryTrail, Suite 410, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, Telephone: (561) 300-3390 E-Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org Published in Citrus County Chronicle: February 12 & 19, 2014. 798-0226 WCRN Nelson, Paul Thomas 2012-CP-000398 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2012-CP-000398 IN RE: ESTATE of PAUL THOMAS NELSON DECEASED, NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PAUL THOMAS NELSON, deceased, whose date of death was December 26, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 19, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ DAVID A. NELSON 5175 Maynard St., San Diego, CA92122 Attorney for Personal Representative: /S/Harry A. Shevin, Esq. Florida Bar #984450 DOMNICK-SHEVIN, PL 5100 PGA BLVD., Suite 317, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 Telephone: (561) 630-5363 Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle, February 19 & 26, 2014. ICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is February 12, 2014. Personal Representative: /s/ Phyllis M. Pucci 8816 Mississippi Run, Weeki Wachee, FL34613 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Stephen W. Screnci, Esq., Florida Bar No. 0051802, Stephen W. Screnci, P.A. 2600 N. MilitaryTrail, Suite 410, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, Telephone: (561) 300-3390 E-Mail address: email@example.com Published in Citrus County Chronicle: February 12 & 19, 2014. P8 OVER 115 VEHICLES ON OUR LOT! 2008 LEXUS2011 TOYOTA2011 JEEP 2012 JEEP LS 460STOCK#13120370 $ 26,900 4RUNNER SR5STOCK#14010059 $ 29,995 WRANGLER SAHARASTOCK#13120494 $ 24,900 WRANGLER SPORTSTOCK#14010522 $ 24,900 2005 FORD2011 NISSAN2012 TOYOTA2012 CHEVROLETEXPLORER XLT 4X4STOCK#14010258 $ 10,650 XTERRASTOCK#13120306 $ 16,888 PRIUS TWOSTOCK#13120198 $ 17,999 CRUZESTOCK# 14010145 $ 12,900 2004 TOYOTA2003 FORD1999 CHEVROLET2002 HONDA CAMRY LESTOCK#14010250 $ 8,750EXPLORER SPORT TRAC XLT 4X4STOCK#13120326 $ 8,750MONTE CARLO LSSTOCK#13120261 $ 4,995 CIVIC EXSTOCK #14010240 $ 5,495 Sales: Mon-Thurs: 9am-7pm Fri-Sat: 9am-6pm Sun 11am-4pm Service: Mon-Fri 7am-6pm Sat 8am-4pm THIS WEEKS SPECIALS