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SERVINGDUNNELLONANDRAINBOWSPRINGS Thursday, September 1, 2011Vol 29 No. 46 75 cents VISIT US: www.riverlandnews.comCALL US: 489-2731 E-MAIL: editor@riverlandnews.com WHATS HAPPENING Dunnellon Fire Rescue competing for grantDunnellon Fire Rescue will compete for a $10,000 grant to be awarded by Liberty Mutual through its fire safety program, Be Fire Smart Pledge. Community members can take an online fire safety quiz now through Oct. 31 to help Dunnellon Fire Rescue win a $10,000 grant. Every time someone takes the quiz, a credit will be given to the fire department. To learn more, visit www.befiresmart.com/natalie notarpole. Dunnellon Florist joins in on Good Neighbor DayDunnellon Florist will participate in Good Neighbor Day on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Martha Vaughn, owner of Dunnellon Florist at 20491 The Granada, will provide people with a dozen flowers and people are supposed to give away flowers to others to promote community awareness and have this day as bringing the community together. For more information, call 489-2233. Police to participate in DUI campaign The Dunnellon Police Department will participate in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, to crack down on DUI violations now through Sept. 5. Saturation patrols have been scheduled Friday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, 27. A DUI Checkpoint will be from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, in the 11500 block of U.S. 41. For more information, contact Sgt. Jacob Gonzalez at 465-8510 or by e-mail at jgonzalez@dunnellonpd.org. American Legion activities slated American Legion Wall-Rives Post 58 will host its regular meeting of the Post and Auxiliary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. Dinner will be served at 5:30 for members, spouses and prospective members. The Dunnellon Young Marines will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Bingo is at 6 p.m. Thursdays. Doors open at 4. Smoking is not allowed. The Third Saturday Outdoor Flea Market and Pancake Breakfast resumes Sept. 17. The public is welcome. Long-time restaurant owner dies Twenty-five years ago, Stanley Scally Jr., opened the doors to the Front Porch Restaurant with no restaurant experience, just prayer. When this business was started, my parents didnt know first thing about the restaurant business, they just went on prayer, the lord has blessed us all, Kathleen Cunningham, one of eight children, said. On Tuesday, one day after his death, it was business as usual at the popular eatery, just south of the Withlacoochee River. Itll continue to be business as usual, because thats how he would have wanted, Cunningham explained. Its why were open today, we didnt want to open today, she said, noting the restaurant will be closed Thursday for his funeral services. Everyone here is crying, but hes still standing behind us all, hes over us looking down on us; were going to do it exactly the way he would have wanted to do it. Having battled lung cancer a year ago, going through chemotherapy and radiation treatments, his tests in March revealed the cancer was gone. Officials seeking suspect in chase Pursuit occured this past Friday Law enforcement officials from the Marion County Sheriffs Office are seeking a suspect, or suspects, that led them in a high-speed pursuit early Friday morning, Aug. 29, along County Road 484 in which the driver of the vehicle reached speeds up to 110 mph, officials said. According to reports, sheriff deputy John Lightle observed a green Honda four-door traveling westbound on C.R. 484, drifting in the lane and over the lane divider as well as swerving into the fog line on the north side of the road as it traveled east. The deputy, in his report, observed the vehicle drift several times; then saw the vehicles right turn signal come on even though there was no right turns in the area. After making the right signal, the suspect vehicle came to a complete stop in the middle of the road at which time the deputy turned on his emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop, the report stated. According to the report, before the deputy could completely call in the traffic stop, the suspect vehicle, being driven by a black male with a red hat, accelerated and fled westbound on C.R. 484. At that point, the deputy called a vehicle pursuit over the radio, the report stated. The suspect vehicle continued to flee as the deputy turn on his sirens. Scally, who ran Front Porch, passes away at age 76 H ITTINGTHEMARK LECANTO The suspects stood anywhere from 25 to 50 yards away, armed and at the ready. On the opposite side, five law enforcement officials from the Dunnellon Police Department were locked and loaded. Their orders were clear. Give me three shots, barked Chuck Kanehl, training instructor for the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. With sweat already descending upon the brows of the officers, the shots were quick, zipping through the barrels of a Spikes AR-15 Tactical Rifle, a semi-automatic weapon. Once the first three shots were fired off, Kanehl ordered the officers to give me five more. As the bullets hit the target, they were ordered to clear their magazine and safety their weapons. Lets go check the targets, he explained. Throughout Friday and Monday, Sgt. Jacob Gonzalez as well as Officers Aaron German, Mike Miley, Shane Yox and Cody Murphy spent their time at the Citrus County Sheriffs Office Shooting Range next to the Citrus County Landfill, perfecting their skills with the rifle now a part of the departments arsenal. Lt. Sue Webb and Officer Bruce Arnold are already qualified with the weapon. Lt. Webb received her Photos by JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsShane Yox and other officers from the Dunnellon Police Department work on qualifying with the AR-15 assault rifle, the newest weapon in the departments aresnal. Each officer passed their qualifications with the weapon, allowing them to carry the semi-automatic weapon while on duty. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See OWNER page 10 Lisa Muttart, Samantha Kelleys sister, reacts as Kelleys ashes are released. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See CHASE page 3 Police officers pass test; qualify to carry assault rifle JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See HITTING page 3 Despite teens death, she gave life to others Super Heroes are immortal. Now so is Samantha Kelley. The 19-year-old Citrus Springs resident who died as a result of her injuries sustained in a car wreck was remembered for her big heart Saturday at Rainbow Springs State Park, where her life was celebrated, not mourned. After the somber ceremony, her ashes were scattered into the waterfall at the park. She felt at home here, said her father Joe. This is where we did so many family gatherings, she just loved it here. Though she is gone, her life has made an impact even since her passing, her sister, Crystal Emmons, told those gathered at the Celebration of Life. Samantha was an organ donor advocate. Before she took her last breathe on her own, Emmons said, doctors explained the importance of organ Organs passed along to 3 others; fundraiser Saturday at Sonic JEFF BRYAN Riverland News See LIFE page 10 Officer Aaron German, left, and Sgt. Jacob Gonzalez chat after examing their targets during the first round of shooting the departments AR-15s. For more photos, see Page 6.


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The vehicle exceeded speeds of 110 mph as the deputy was in pursuit along C.R. 484, the report stated. The suspect vehicle, despite the speed, did maintain the lane as it fled the deputy, the report stated. The suspect vehicle did reach high speeds while passing cars along the way. According to the report, the vehicle continued to flee until reaching State Road 200 at which point the vehicle headed southwest on S.R. 200 toward the Citrus County line. Another deputy, who joined the pursuit, was unable to deploy stop sticks before the suspect reached the intersection of C.R. 484/S.R. 200, the report stated. The deputies then pursued the suspect vehicle to the Marion-Citrus County line, at which point Sgt. Calhoun cancelled the pursuit, the report stated. The Citrus County Sheriffs Office was contacted, but was unable to continue the chase or spot the suspects vehicle initially, the report stated. Marion County sheriffs officials waited at the county line but the suspect vehicle did not return to Marion County. According to the report, Lightle was contacted by the communications center that a suspect matching my suspects vehicle and physical description had fled from a Dunnellon Police Department unit earlier in the evening. In the earlier fleeing, the pursuit had been called off at the Citrus County line. Dunnellon Police Chief Joanne Black said one Officer Aaron German attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle because the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. (The driver) took off on him, due to our policy, just for a seatbelt, didnt pursue, Black explained. We have leads. A Citrus County Sheriffs Office deputy made contact with the suspect vehicle at the registered owners house, the report stated. The registered owner, a white male, lives in Citrus County. According to the report, the deputy advised he could smell marijuana while speaking with the owner. The owner stated he had loaned his car to a black male friend named Mike earlier that evening, the report stated. The owner of the vehicle could not advise what the suspect was wearing due to poor lighting, but did state he was wearing a hat, the report stated. According to the report, the owner of the vehicle advised the suspect had just returned his vehicle and then left the area on foot, but did not allow Citrus County deputies to search his residence. Law enforcement officials advised their K-9 unit was alerting on a shed toward the rear of the owners house, but the owner was uncooperative and did not allow a search of the residence or shed, the report stated. The registered owner of the vehicle told deputies that Mike had told him that he was stopped for speeding, but did not mention anything about being chased, the report stated. The owner of the vehicle told deputies that the suspect worked at a restaurant called Coaches in Dunnellon, but could not provide any further information. Citrus County authorities advised they never made contact with Mike the suspect. Myers picked for position Tammy Myers knows first hand the effects of cancer. The Dunnellon Police Department dispatcher and administrative secretary watched as Lori Shettleroe, a friend and co-worker, died from lung cancer in July. Now, Myers is taking on the challenge of helping find a cure for cancer by taking on the role of chairwoman for the 2012 Relay for Life Dunnellon. Jennifer Brannon, the American Cancer Society representative for the Marion County branch, believes Meyers is a perfect fit to lead the committee. Im excited to have someone from the city onboard, Brannon explained. I heard her story; she is very passionate about the cause. She is excited to get started early and to get more of the community involved. With her enthusiasm to get started early, that was a huge influence in her selection. The 2012 Relay for Life at Dunnellon High School is scheduled for April 2012 and will be dedicated to Shettleroe. I am hopeful and optimistic that this Relay will be a huge success, Meyers said. As event chair, I am in need of lots of help. We currently have several open chair positions, which I am hoping to fill with dedicated, committed individuals that are as passionate for this cause as I am. I am hoping to have more city employees jump onboard in support of Lori and this very worthy cause. Myers explained she has a number of committee positions she needs filled. Like most of you, I have never done anything of this magnitude before, she said. However, Im willing to do my best and give 100 percent to this event. If you have any interest in any chair position, or if you are just willing to help in any way, please let me know as soon as possible. Relay for Life Dunnellon had hits inaugural planning meeting Tuesday, Aug. 30, at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon. If anyone is interested in helping organize the 2012 Relay for Life, contact Tammy Myers at tmyers@dunnellonpd.org at or Brannon at 629-4727, ext. 5825 or e-mail Jennifer.Brannon@CANCER.ORG. Meetings will be limited and you will not be expected to attend every one, Myers explained. I am hoping to take the stress out of this event planning and enjoy the cause of what we are all working together for. This years event will be different than past events in the way it is conducted. We will be working closely together and starting early this year. I understand everyone is very busy and down time is very valuable. Brannon praised the work of Bob Spangler, the 2011 Relay for Life committe chairman, for his tireless efforts in last years campaign. Bob did a wonderful job last year, I cannot thank him enough for all of his efforts, Brannon said. 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To officially carry the weapon, each officer must pass the qualifications during the two-day training session, which Citrus County provided free of charge to the Dunnellon Police Department. Generally, training such as this costs $150 to $200 per individual. They cannot possess (the weapon) if they dont qualify; it goes back in armory, Police Chief Joanne Black explained, noting the five officers who went through the course passed the qualifications. Generally, though, theyll pass it because of the experience they have. This is an opportunity to get practice, familiarize themselves with the weapon. This is phenomenal training they are getting at no cost to our taxpayers. Because before they can even shoot the AR-15, they go through an intense fourhour weapon familiarization training with Kanehl and Suto, Black said. Once they complete that, they head to the firing range to test out their newfound skills. My officers feel very confident about taking and using it at right time, Black said. Im glad I got them, weve never had rifles here before, times are changing. There are times for shotguns and there are times for rifles; we cant eliminate the shotgun, but we can give (the officers) the tools they need. Black said she budgeted for five rifles in this past years budget; but because of grant money and the ability to get the best equipment at the best price, was able to purchase six rifles for her officers. We looked at the overall cost factor, we didnt want to buy stuff that is going to be antiquated in a year and that we cant use anymore, Black explained. I got input from the officers, other agencies about which weapon did the best. We determined we were going to get a weapon that didnt have a lot of problems, because we cant afford those problems. We might pay more up front, but were paying less on the back end which is important. Weapons that keep on breaking down cost a lot of money and are a toll on the budget, we didnt want that. While her officers are now equipped and trained to use the assault rifle, shes hopeful that will never be the case. Our job is to protect the citizens, Black said. If you dont get them the right equipment, then thats hard for them to do. I want to give all means I can without breaking the budget. Thats why going through the Citrus County Sheriffs Office is wonderful for us. Thats what weve done over the years. I just want them to be prepared. Thats why we give them this training, why they do the bookwork. Once the training is complete and each officer passes the qualifications, the weapon is specifically assigned to them. During the training session, each rifle is adjusted to meet the needs of each officer. Its zeroed in for them, its not like we pass the rifle around to others who are not qualified, Black explained. Its their weapon to take care of. We used to share shotguns, but they were never kept up where it was an issue for us. Now, each officer is responsible for their weapons. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsOfficer Mike Miley receives instruction from Nancy Suto, a trainer with the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, about how to correctly use the sights on an AR-15. CHASE continued from page 1 HITTING continued from page 1 Post 58 plans 9/11 event Ceremony set for Sept. 10 In honor of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011, terrorist attack against the Untied States on U.S. soil, the tragedy that befell so many citizens, law enforcement and firefighting personnel, the American Legion Post 58 in Dunnellon will host a Celebration of Life and Appreciation Event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, to mark the occasion. The ceremony will begin with several current active military personnel giving memorial and inspirational talks. Those present at Ground Zero will also speak about their experiences there at the time of the tragedy. 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River views Thank youI cant believe the people that live here in Dunnellon, they are awesome! I thought it would be a great idea to have a game day for the kids of Dunnellon and call it Kids Day Out/Back to School Festival. But I knew I would need help and bingo, so many members of the community, individuals and businesses alike open their hearts to make it a great day. I spoke to Lisa Algiere, city manager, about my idea and she was on board. I wish to thank the city of Dunnellon for hosting the Water Balloon Toss and the winners received trophies and medals, the fire department for cooling down the kids on such a hot day, the police department for helping make our youngsters safe with their ID Program and the Dunnellon Area Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring the concession stand. Next, I stopped at the Annie Johnson Center and spoke to Christine Avina and they came on board with their Stuff the Bus Program. They gave away more backpacks full of school supplies then I could have ever imagined in one day. This was a fantastic start. Because of the economic down fall, many children would not have been able to fully enjoy the event, so I put out a request for help and was flooded with donations for tickets for the games. I am proud to say Bill Ballard, Don Bently, Barbara Murphy, Nicole Asaro, Carol Scott, Shirley Dixon, Moose Lodge No. 2308, Pat Huber, Jan Rauch, Sue Lavac, Kiwanis, Lisa Sheffield, Insurance Centre of Dunnellon, Dunnellon Florist, Genesis Hearing Care, Rons Watch Repair, Personal Mini Storage, Wilbur VanWick, Sandra Clodwick, Dee Angleton, Jacks Cool Treats, Lil Cella, Jennie Parks and the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, opened their wallets to make this an event that many kids who may not have been able to enjoy, could. Betty Nagel from the Boys & Girls Club, Avonelle Mackerell, PA, Shalyn Barker from Victorias School of Dance, Carlos Gonzalez of Dragon Warrior Martial Arts, Bill Ballard from Humana Market Point, Stitch Niche, Lori and Jim Haussy from AAA Roofing, and Pat Coffee of EGP sponsored all the games. But the games would not have worked without the assistance of many volunteers. I asked Chet and John from the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge No. 2308 to help and they stepped up to the plate and brought with them Bob, Carol, Brooks, Tammi, Sally, Jim, Butch, Kathy, Carol and Marie, plus a few more that showed up the morning of the event ready to help. I wish I had their names to thank them properly. Jane and Charlie Keele came through with two big tents. Paul Soffe III and Paul Soffe IV gave up their time to help put them up and take them down and the Rainbow Springs State Park for providing the chairs for the event. By afternoon, as everyone was heating up, a new troop of volunteers came to relieve the morning crew. My hat goes off to Annabelle and Pete Dobbs, Avonelle Mackerel, Dennis Evans, Shirley Dixon, Public buy-in crucial element in politics Made ya laugh! T his column is dedicated to all pessimists in training. We have already determined I am a pessimist. If I say so myself I am pretty darn good at it. I had a great teacher. My dad was the king of pessimism. I have learned the secret to being a good pessimist. The key to survival and longevity is a sense of humor. If I didnt have a great sense of humor, I would have left this planet a long time ago. When your life falls apart, all you can do is laugh. Really, what else can you do? If you dont laugh you will go crazy. Therefore, I am going to do something I have been thinking about for a long time. I think we all need a good laugh to take our minds off our troubles. I am going to start my first annual joke column. With the elections coming up next year it may become a monthly thing! When a friend is ill, I like to send them a note with a few jokes to cheer them up. Since my memory is shot, I rely on a thick book called ,650 Jokes, Puns & Riddles. I would have to say 3,600 of the jokes are not funny. This is a family paper so the really funny ones cant be published. Please feel free to groan or imagine the sound of a drum beat and cymbal crash after each pun. Here is a sampling from the book: Ted: My wife is taking a trip to the West Indies. Fred: Jamaica? Ted: Not at all, she wanted to go! Annie: What do you call a deer with no eyes? Fannie: No eye deer. Annie: What do you call a plaster deer with no eyes? Fannie: Still no eye deer. Annie: What do you call a plaster deer with no eyes and a hole in its sock? Fannie: Still no darn eye deer! Yeah, I know they only get worse. Mom One: My boy finally figured out how to save his money. Mom Two: Great. How? Mom One: He spends mine! I think I prefer the riddles. Question: What kind of phone does a nervous stock broker carry? Answer: A sell phone! Question: Why didnt the man want to go shopping for Victorian antiques with his wife? Answer: He was feeling very Baroque! Question: Why did the cow make an appointment with the therapist? Answer: He was feeling so moo-dy! Question: Why did the gardener stop talking to his plants? Answer: They were mums! Question: What wears a coat in the winter and pants in the summer? Answer: A dog! Are you groaning yet? Hey, I told you they werent very funny. Question: Why was the poisonous snake worried? Answer: He just bit his tongue! OK, how about some one liners? Maybe those will get a giggle out of you. My wife is as cold as marble she says I take her for granite! I was up all night wondering where the sun went when it set finally it dawned on me! The therapist told my wife to put some magic in our marriage so she disappeared! I almost got married a few times, but fortunately they were all near-Mrs! I always had my feet on the ground but it made it too hard to change my pants! My boyfriend is so selfish he won a trip for MIKE MILEY/For the Riverland NewsCitrus County Sheriffs Office trainer Nancy Suto observes Jeff Bryan, Riverland News editor, shooting an AR-15 at the Citrus County Sheriffs Office shooting range in Lecanto next to the Citrus County Landfill. The Newspaper built on Community Pride. Publisher Gerry Mulligan Regional Manager John Provost Editor Jeff Bryan Member of the Florida Press Association OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Riverland News editorials are the opinions of the editorial board of the newspaper. Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via e-mail, Phone numbers will not be printed or given out. We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste. Letters to the editor must be no longer than 550 words, and writers will be limited to two letters per month. 4 Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 RIVERLAND NEWS OUR VIEW LETTERS TIME TO SMILE THE OTHER GUY I was shaking like a 100-year-old oak tree in a Category 3 hurricane as I stood at the firing line, taking aim at the stationary target. Nancy Suto, a training officer with the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, asked if I was all right. Im just a little nervous, I said. Ive never done this before. OK, so shooting a gun wasnt a firsttime experience. However, its not like Ive got that much expertise in the area. Twice in my life Ive held a weapon. Once, as a youth, I fired a .22 rifle. As a young adult, I was in my teens, so we certainly come to the conclusion I was a youthful idiot, I fired a 9 mm handgun. So its been at least 17 years since I held a weapon, unless of course youre counting dart guns. And lets be honest, Im better at shooting photographs than a weapon. Even now, that might be debatable. She just smiled, kind of like when your mom smiles at you knowing full well everything will be OK. Suto then ran through a list of safety checks so I didnt shoot her or myself or someone in close proximity. Are you right handed or left handed, she quizzed me. Left, I responded, but Im righteye dominant. So is it OK if I shoot this thing right handed? Sure, she responded. Id like to say she was getting a kick out of watching the journalist, one who likes to pick on taxing agencies, have no idea what he was doing. But she was ever so friendly, so I can honestly say this was certainly an education. Off in the background, I heard what sounded like a dying animal, instead it was several officers with the Dunnellon Police Department chuckling with delight. So we finished with the safety protocols, I put on the safety glasses and ear protectors to deaden the noise. Toeing the line, I loaded the clip, pulled back the lever thingy and flicked off the safety switch. I pulled the trigger as if my home was being invaded. I was pretty sure I missed the target 25 yards away by a country mile. Suto politely explained how to pull the trigger and let it release itself. OK, I smiled with a deer-inheadlight look. The cackling, though I could not hear it, was growing Im sure. I rattled off a few more rounds. Feeling extremely uncomfortable with the Editor better off sticking with shooting photos, not weapons T here are two critical components of government missing from our local level public input and citizen participation. Its a small wonder, especially when Mayor Fred Ward and other council members regularly take outspoken attendees of meetings, or naysayers if you will, to task in public and ridicule them. Shame on you for that; its the publics right to question elected officials policy and decision making process. No its not their right; its their civic duty to do so. We recall Mayor Ward sharing why he ran for the Dunnellon City Council. During a portion of the Blue Cove Outfall project, a portion of the engineering in Phase I was slightly amiss because of statistical and data errors. The result? His front yard flooded during heavy rains. The end result? He chose to run for office to make sure the problem didnt happen again to his property or that of his neighbors. If you were looking out for your own interests, because other folks got it wrong the first time, does that make you a naysayer? Were pretty sure if someone walked into City Hall during a meeting and informed those in attendance that Social Security was being cut and payments would be reduced because younger workers are tired of paying into a system they wont benefit from, thered be a lot of opposition from a few a members of the council about how thats not fair. Naysayers? We believe so. Folks you need to remember youre elected officials in a downtrodden economy, representing the peoples best interests. If there is a lack of public buy-in regarding projects and policy then the public is certainly going to lash out about what they perceive as foolhardy decisions. Therefore, they have every right to speak out; however, with the publics responsibility to speak out also comes the responsibility to be present, informed and have the facts, not to interpret those facts with hidden agendas. We challenge officials to allow those with opinions to speak out. We also challenge the City Council do what they must to create public buy-in. Citizens, we encourage you to attend meetings, to be in the know. We also contend you know the facts. Kathleen Wallace See SMILE page 5 See LETTERS page 5 See OTHER GUY page 7


Joe Russo, Dr. Cheryl Stanley, Ed Leja and Barbara Jaggers from the Riverland News came out to brave the heat of the day. While many of the volunteers came for a few hours to help, there were a few that came at 8 a.m. and stayed until 3 p.m. My hat goes off to those that braved not only the morning heat, but the afternoon scorcher. Many, many thanks to Rita Cook, Jennifer Soffe, Beverly Leisure, Sue Lavac, Andy Nester, Billy Weakland, Tammy Chamberlain, Gregg Spafford from Greenlight Communications, plus Sherry West, Emily Glenn and Danielle Prinz, our Queen of the Rainbow, for helping. John Schmidt brought his adorable Zebus, Miniature Cows, and the other Petting Zoo animals with their masters. Nancy Turner did a great job teaching Origami, Clovis Sawyer helped the girls make bracelets, Pam Berry painted nails and Robin Mays did the cutest design with her face painting techniques. To keep us entertained, Valerie Levy helped and brought her old voice coach, Jackie Stevio and her Phantastic Sounds with Karaoke. The Dragon Warrior Martial Arts kids helped teach our kids some technique to combat bullying and Victorias School of Dance wowed us with their talented performers. Plus Sonic, Sweet Bay, Winn Dixie, Save a-Lot, Golden Flake, Vernon Martin and Calypso Concessions, also contributed to the success for the day. I especially want to thank Jeff Bryan and the Riverland Newspaper for all their support. I am proud to say that I live in Dunnellon. This is the first town I have lived in where so many people and businesses are friendly, warm and caring. Viola Soffe Dunnellon Al Qaeda or first amendment? Ron McAndrews response to the Our View column in view of his outspoken manner did not surprise me. It did sadden me that by my address I am considered along with 103 of my neighbors as malcontents. Also, for as Ron puts it, restless desire to throw hand grenades into the dark. I remind everyone there is a first amendment to our national constitution. So, Ron, why not answer the specifics rather than letting us know of your petty jealousies? My own view is, I hope and pray, that all of the initiatives taken on by the city work out for the best. I also have enough technology experience to know that projects the size of Greenlight dont always meet time schedules. When handling as many projects as the city has going forward now, a rush to meet a deadline could cause a lack of information going to the public. With the task load and size of the management team here, such an oversight can be excused on occasion. The strategic vision entails some aggressive moves including the use of our creditworthiness to cover the cost of the moves. Aggression carries with it a probability of success and of failure. No one should be taking a Pollyanna view of what is happening as, however, small the probability of failure is, the consequences associated with it are not good if you are a taxpayer in Dunnellon. Pray for success!Dan Lumsden Blue Cove Association Thank you to all who made it possible for benefitOn behalf of the Drew/Lanier family, we can never thank you enough for all that our community did for Justin Drews second annual Fishing Tournament! In four short weeks, we put together a Fishing Tournament, BBQ, Raffles and Cake Auction. We promised something for everyone, and we are so thankful for all that came and supported us! To my Organizing Team, thank you! You all did an outstanding job and were there when we needed you the most! I would love to mention everyone by name, but I know I would forget someone from the long list! Please know your efforts did not go unnoticed; it takes a lot of people to pull it off and you were there and ready to do whatever was needed! Again thank you! To all of the businesses that donated gift certificates and raffle items; again I wish I could name all of you, but all I can only say is how proud I am to be from Dunnellon! Every single business I asked for help gave us something. I know how tough times are and I want you to know how much you are appreciated! To Local legends, thank you for allowing us to use your restaurant to host the Captains meeting and BBQ! You were the most gracious host and eased our minds from the weather, heat and stage setup! Everyone loved the location and we sure packed them in there! To Joe Brown and Central Florida Armory, wow! What can I say when someone steps up like you did with some fabulous raffle and auction items! We can never thank you enough! I now hope that Dunnellon will pay it back by supporting your new business of gun sales and repair! To Waccassassa Fish Camp, thank you for your facility for our weigh-in. When the storm came in right as we were weighing in, I was so thankful that we were again in a covered facility! Again, many compliments on the location. To my Cake Ladies, and to one cakeman whose cake sold for the most who knew! More than $2,500 alone was raised by our very own Southern bakers!! Thank You! They all looked amazing and I know you put your heart into them! To the winners of the Fishing Tournament, it was unbelievable what you all did! Not a single winner accepted the payout! Thank you Ryan, Allen, Tiffany, Tim, Shelley, Rowland, Billy, James and Cody. Not a dry eye in the house thanks to all of you! I know we had several people that went above and beyond for us on Friday night-and I know you all well enough to know that you do not do it for the attention or to get your name posted anywhere, so I will keep your names private. I hope one of us were able to personally hug and thank you that night! There are no words that can express our feelings and shock when we all come together. I pray that your family never has to experience what Justin, Pam, Chuck and Nicole live every single day. But please know that your family and friends will always be there to support you in your time of need. Dunnellon has had three large fundraisers the month of August and more than $30,000 has been raised during that time. Amazing is all I can say. Thank you to everyone that supported Justin and his family. He will be back in October and will be ready to show us some of his new skills. I am looking forward to his coming home party and then he can thank you all personally! May God Bless You All. The Drew Crew Writer missed point of what derelict is Does the writer of your Aug. 18 guest column know what the word derelict means? It means abandoned, neglected, run down or forsaken, and Dunnellon has that. Theres the Laundrodome and the sign shop on Illinois, the Food Lion and the shops at the Food Lion, shops at the Rainbow Square and in front of the Bank of America, shops on Cedar Street, the Dinkins Feed Store, the three little two storey shops on Williams and Park, and the empty lot next to them not to mention all the empty homes and lots throughout the town. The writer said he comes down from Romeo, does he know that Romeo was once a real town too, but it died when its local economy dried up. Even during its dying days, there was still a charcoal plant and a little market where you could buy farm fresh goods, but no more. The town of Juliette existed once also and on the corner of what is now U.S. 41 and State Road 40, there was a decent sized motel, now both are gone. Rainbow Springs State Park was once a popular tourist attraction with a unique sky ride, glass bottom boats and free-form aviaries, again all gone. As for the condition of the rivers, at one time there were no houses on them; therefore no septic tanks, no gasoline and oil spewing boats docked on these rivers true beauty. The train depot was an operating depot and the Trailways bus line stopped here also. When Boomtown Days was celebrated, the whole town participated, shopkeepers would dress up in costumes and their stores were decorated with pretty buntings. A banner was stretched out over Williams Street and in the Historic District there was plenty to see and do and you couldnt do it all in one day. When we first moved to the area in the 1970s, we bought materials from Dunnellon Lumber, which is no longer in existence. On Sundays, we ate at the Dinner Bell Restaurant, which is no longer here. We shopped at the Sun Market or the Winn Dixie and later the Food Lion or Kash and Karry, Winn Dixie moved and the others are not here. We shopped at Dinkins, the Western Auto, Family Dollar, Scottys and Nalls Drug Store. There were little mom and pop stores all around town and near Williams and Pennsylvania, there was the Fancy Pantry Restaurant. At one time, there were three public schools in town and plenty of churches. As the years went by, the town shrank, but subdivisions grew, people still wanted to shop nearby so Dunnellon broke down and agreed to a Walmart. In 1993, we got our house in town and although two of the schools had already left the area when we moved in, we still had lots of children in the neighborhood and on our first Halloween we had over 100 kids come to our door. On Christmas day, there was the sound of kids on the street playing with their new toys and Easter morning, the families were all dressed for Sunday service and an Easter egg hunt. Every Sunday morning the churches would ring their bells and call the faithful in. As the kids grew, they left the neighborhood and as the elders died, their homes were turned to rentals, the holidays became quiet. The Methodist church moved, the Food Lion hasnt seen an occupant in years and many of the little mom and pops have long been empty. The events, occasions and drives that occur in town are temporary distractions from Dunnellons real need: to keep our kids at home, so they can raise their families here and keep Dunnellon going, is that too much to ask for? Our local firehouse needs an improvement and some folks would like to keep the old firehouse where it is, this is possible with some demolition and rebuilding of the back half of the existing building, but I doubt this will ever happen. Our police need a bigger place also but instead they got a paint job. Be real, we have several sweet shops, antique shops, a fine clothing shop, a confectioners shop, a shoe store, a fabric shop, a holistic shop, a video store, a ceramic shop and all other sorts, these are fine, but they arent the meat and potatoes of a familys budget. We cant deny that the average American family likes to save money, fancy ice creams are a treat, a hand-tailored dress is a splurge, a restaurant meal is an occasion, but if a niche business wants to make money, they need more than a handful of customers to keep them above water and as Dunnellons population gets smaller, so will the profits of these niche businesses, true or not? More subdivisions arent going to solve Dunnellons woes, we have plenty of them. The Dunnellon service area has more than 60,000 homes within it, but the population of the city has shrunk since the 19th century. Seriously, if you live outside of town once you get into the car there is no difference between here and there, one mile is as good as another. Come and shop in Dunnellon and support our local organizations, but it would also help to buy or build a home in Dunnellon. It would help to promote Dunnellon as a vacation spot. It would help to bring more businesses to Dunnellon, but mostly it would be a tremendous help to give the kids of Dunnellon a reason to want to stay and invest their lives here and whats wrong with that? It fries me when somebody takes one word and turns it into a sermon. Derelict is the conditions of many a building in Dunnellon and not of the people that struggle to live here. We like Dunnellon; we wouldnt have moved into it if we didnt and if we criticize it, its because there is so much potential in this town and its being lost. Sincerely, A.C. Rosier Dunnellon resident Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 5 00091AP Says Thanks to our faithful subscribers Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . YOU COULD WIN! FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY TO ENTER: Fill out this form, mail or bring to 20441 E. Pennsylvania Avenue Dunnellon, FL 34432 Anytime before Noon on September 30. $ 2 5 $ 25 $25.00 GIFT CARD to 000940S 00093Z2 ACCEPTING MEDICAID $89 SPECIAL DENTAL EXAMINATION (D0150) DIGITAL XRAYS (D0274) PROFESSIONAL CLEANING (D1110) EXTRACTIONS Dental Examinations Digital X-Rays Professional Cleaning NO WAITING CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON US 19 CHILDREN WELCOME! 0 0 0 9 1 A Y Whether youre a subscriber or you picked up a copy from your local newsstand, we just want to say . Answers to puzzle on page 7 LETTERS c ontinued f ro m pag e 4 two to Paris and went twice! Alright, I dont want you to wet your pants so I will stop. Maybe I better rethink the joke column. It might be better if you guys contribute. If you have any jokes, puns or riddles that are printable feel free to share them with me at dsygrl61@gmail.com. Remember, a laugh a day keeps insanity away. Those elections are just around the corner. Keep laughing! SMILE c ontinued f ro m pag e 4


Chuck Kanehl, a trainer with the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, examines Sgt. Jacob Gonzalezs weapon during a break in training. 6 Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 Photos by Jeff Bryan/Riverland NewsOfficer Mike Miley receives some pointers from Chuck Kanehl, a trainer with the Citrus County Sheriffs Office, as officers from the Dunnellon Police Department qualified with the new AR-15 the department purchased. Nancy Suto checks over Sgt. Jacob Gonzalezs shooting technique during a practice round during a training exercise with the AR-15 assault rifle. Officer Cody Murphy readies his weapon during a training exercise at the Citrus County Sheriffs Offices shooting range next to the Citrus County Landfill. Officer Shane Yok along with Chuck Kanehl and Nancy Suto examine his target after a practice round. A shell casing from Officer Aaron Germans AR-15 flies through the air after firing a round.


D o you plan to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits in January 2012? We recommend you apply this October if youd like your benefits to begin in January. If the prospect of traveling to an office does not appeal to you, then save yourself a trip and consider the advantages of applying online for Social Security retirement benefits. The Social Security website at www.socialsecurity. gov makes the process easy and convenient. In most cases, once you submit your online application electronically, thats it. There are no additional forms to sign or paperwork to complete. In rare cases where we need additional information, a representative will contact you. You can complete your application for retirement benefits from the comfort of your home or office in as little as 15 minutes. Then you can celebrate 2012 by receiving your first Social Security payment on time. If you are not quite ready to retire, but are thinking about doing so in the near future, you may want to visit Social Securitys website to use our convenient and informative retirement planner at www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2. Here you can find out just how close you are to meeting your financial goals and then bookmark the website to file for retirement benefits whenever you are ready. We encourage people at any stage in their working career to use the Retirement Estimator for an instant, personalized estimate of future retirement benefits. Find it at www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator. Remember that youre always first in line when you go online, to www.socialsecurity.gov. Adon Williams is the Social Security district manager in Ocala. Social Security Questions and Answers Question: I received a notice from Social Security recently. It said my name and Social Security number do not match Social Securitys records. What should I do? Answer: Its critical that your name and Social Security number, as shown on your Social Security card, match your employers payroll records and your W-2 form. If they dont, here is what you need to do: Give your employer the correct information exactly as shown on your Social Security card or your corrected card; or Contact your local Social Security office (www.socialsecurity.gov/l ocator) or call 800-7721213 (TTY 800-325-0778) if your Social Security card does not show your correct name or Social Security number. For more information, visit our website at www.socialsecurity.gov. Question: Are Social Security numbers reassigned after a person dies? A nswer: No. We do not reassign Social Security numbers. In all, we have assigned more than 460 million Social Security numbers, and each year we assign about 5.5 million new numbers. The current system has enough new numbers for several more generations. For more information, visit our website at www.socialsecurity.gov or call us toll-free at 1800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800325-0778). Question: Can I apply online for retirement benefits? Answer: Yes. Its quick and easy. Apply online and save yourself a trip to the office. Once you submit your online application electronically, in most cases, youre done. There are no forms to sign or documents to send in. If we do need more information to process your application, a representative will contact you. For more information about applying online, visit our website at www.socialsecurity.gov or call us toll-free at 800772-1213 (TTY 800-3250778). Question: If both my spouse and I are entitled to Social Security benefits, is there any reduction in our payments because we are married? Answer: No. We independently calculate each spouses Social Security benefit amount. Each spouse receives a monthly benefit amount based on his or her own earnings. Couples are not penalized simply because they are married. If one member of the couple earned low wages or did not earn enough Social Security credits to be eligible for retirement benefits, he or she may be eligible to receive benefits as a spouse. Question: Is it true that if you have low income you can get help paying your Medicare premiums? Answer: Yes. If your income and resources are limited, your State may be able to help with your Medicare Part B premium, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts. State rules vary on the income and resources that apply. Contact your State or local medical assistance, social services, or welfare office, or call the Medicare hotline, 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), and ask about the Medicare Savings Programs. If you have limited income and resources, you also may be able to get help paying for prescription drug coverage under Medicare Part D. Call Social Security at 800772-1213 (TTY users should call 800-325-0778) or visit any Social Security office. Also, see our publication, Medicare (Publication 10043), at www.socialsecurity.gov/p ubs/10043.html. For even more information, visit our website at www.socialsecurity.gov. assault rifle in my right hand and the amount of sweat dripping off my brow, I asked to switch to my dominate hand. If I was going to continue with the ritual of looking foolish, why not do it in proper style. She explained the importance of pointing the gun down, turning the safety switch on and never keeping my finger on the trigger. Thats bad, she said. So I repositioned myself, she explained something about breathing. I am, I said. Otherwise, were both in trouble. Taking aim once again, I finished off the clip. It was a rush. Is that it? I asked. She guided me through the process of checking to make sure the chamber no longer had a round it and how to release the clip from the weapon. Check and check. Lets see how you did, she said. The cackling in the background had grown. Really, we can skip this, I said. Why? she replied. Im pretty sure I missed that target, perhaps we should check the one down the line, I said with sarcastic enthusiasm. We arrived at the target, Officer Mike Miley in tow with camera in hand. OK, so it wasnt too shabby. I actually hit it, several times as a matter of fact. I even came close to the bulls eye twice. Overall, I hit the target 10 times. Still, I better leave the shooting of the bad guys to the folks in blue. Ill just shoot the photos. Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 7 00092TX LABOR DAY We salute every hard-working man and woman in this country! In honor of Labor Day, our office will be closed. 0 0 0 9 4 U Q 00094UQ 0 0 0 9 1 A S Attention Dunnellon Businesses Advertise Your Display Ad Here Call Skipper 489-2731 00092BN Answers to puzzle on page 5 OTHER GUY continued from page 4 MIKE MILEY/For the Riverland NewsJeff Bryan stands next to the target he was aiming for. Bryan hit the target 10 times out of a possible 15 shots. 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Church collecting box tops for educationThe Altar and Rosary Society of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is continuing to support Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup UPC labels for one local school. Containers for these labels can be found at Winn Dixie (ask for box at cigarette counter), Ace Hardware, To Your Health Spa and in the Narthex of St. Johns Catholic Church. For more information about this program, call 489-5954. Yum! Everyone who attended the pancake breakfast Saturday, Aug. 27, went away satisfied. Thanks to all who bought tickets and especially to the American Legion for the use of its hall. We also appreciate the many volunteers who made the event possible. A special thank you to Joyce Bergeron and John Taylor for their hard work that made this fundraiser so successful; the monies raised by the breakfast will help us support our current programs. The fall after school program at the Boys and Girls Club began Aug. 22 with the first day of school in Marion County. The club is open weekdays from 2 to 6 p.m. Parents may register children at the club any afternoon and bus transportation is currently available from Romeo Elementary, Dunnellon Elementary and Dunnellon Middle schools. Afternoon programs include Power Hour (homework and tutoring), arts and crafts, games and sports. Weekly trips to the public library along with monthly special events are being planned. There are some other ways you could help the boys and girls. We could use more folding chairs, a set of walkie talkies, and a square pop-up canopy. Donations of fabric would also be appreciated. Please call or stop by the club if you can help us. The Dunnellon branch of the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County is currently next to the basketball court at Ernie Mills Park on Bostick Street. For more information, call James Corne at 352-682-4347 or Bette Nagele at 352-4279733. All students in Citrus and surrounding counties can learn history from a veteran when the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, Florida Purple Heart Mural Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and the Moving Tribute to those who have died in the Global War on Terror and 9/11 will be on display Sunday, Oct. 2, to Sunday, Oct. 9. Escorted tours of the monuments are free to class groups from public and private schools or home-schooled students The war memorials will be open to the public 24 hours a day while on display on the Holcim Property on U.S. 19, seven miles north of Crystal River as part of the Nature Coast All Veterans Reunion. The event is hosted by American Legion Post 225, and sponsored by Holcim Corporation, the Citrus County Chronicle, and Military Order of the Purple Heart. Military displays will also highlight the reunion. A veteran reunion and celebration will be Friday, Oct. 7, to Sunday, Oct. 9. There will be booths with representatives from nonprofit veteran groups, and food, drinks, crafts vendors, and live music by Silver Eagle and Encore Swing bands, and Paul and Jackie Stevio. Parking and admission are free. For more information, call Richard Hunt at 407579-6190, Tom Gallagher at 352-860-1629, Lee Helscel at 352-238-5692 or visit www.NatureCoastAll VeteransReunion.org. 8 Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 0008XJW EARN MORE BY LEARNING FROM THE PROS. Take the H&R Block Income Tax Course to learn how to prepare taxes like a pro. Class times and locations are flexible to fit your current job, school and family schedules. Bilingual courses are available. Not only will you learn a new skill, your could earn extra income as a tax professional.* Enroll now! For class times and locations, visit hrblock.com/class 800-HRBLOCK (800-472-5625) 1 HRB Tax Group, Inc. Inverness Phone: 352.726.5349 Dunnellon Phone: 352.489.4760 *Enrollment restrictions apply. Enrollment in, or completion of, the H&R Block Income Tax Course is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment. Subscribe to Time is running out CALL 489-2731 Ask for code: mo or visit us on the web www.riverlandnews.com *Must be local, in-county delivery. Offer Expires 10/5/11 $ 2 2 7 0 0 $ 27 .00* A SAVINGS OF 30% OFF SINGLE COPY PRICE 00091D5 0 0 0 9 1 A X SAVE A STAMP Renew your subscription online today! Its fast, easy and secure. www.riverlandnews.com Take advantage of Storytime at the Dunnellon Library P arents and caregivers looking for fun and free activities that help promote early learning and development will want to check out the Storytime programs at the Dunnellon Public Library. Designed to encourage parent-child interaction, Storytime provides an opportunity for parents to understand the importance of simple exercises such as reading, singing and talking with their baby or toddler. Public libraries have plenty of resources parents can use to develop a foundation of literacy for their children. One of the major ways that the Dunnellon Public Library helps them accomplish this is by offering Storytime programs. Storytime introduces tots and toddlers to books, music and other fun activities that help build vocabulary and future reading skills. Trained childrens librarians facilitate the parent-child experience by encouraging participation with songs, hand movement activities, flannel board stories, puppets, nursery rhymes and others. The program is age-appropriate and factors in babies and toddlers short attention spans. Research shows that children who are read to often and from a very young age enter school with more advanced language and listening skills than those who have not had those experiences. For more information on Storytime and other programs and services provided by the Dunnellon Public Library, call 438-2520 or visit the Marion County Public Library System website at www.library.marion countyfl.org. Karen Kociemba is the branch supervisor at the Dunnellon Public Library. Learn war history from a veteran BOYS & GIRLS CLUB NEWS Pancake breakfast a huge success Go team go JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsDunnellon High School cheerleader Chloie Kuhlmann helps lead the crowd in a pre-game chant Friday at Lecanto High School as the football team prepares to take the field. For more about the game, see Page 14. BETTE NAGELE For the Riverland News STORYTIME PROGRAMS WHERE: Dunnellon Public Library, 20351 Robinson Road, Dunnellon. CALL: 352-438-2520 WHAT Baby Songs and Nursery Rhymes (children 2 and younger): Songs, rhymes, books and more for babies and their parents or caregivers. WHEN: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 18 and Nov. 15. WHAT: Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3): Enjoy a variety of books, finger plays and music for children ages 2-3 and their parents or caregivers. WHEN: 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 14, 21 and 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26, and Nov. 2, 9 and 16. WHAT: Preschool Storytime (ages 4-5): Reading is fun with books, music, flannel boards and crafts for kids ages 45. WHEN: 11 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 16, 23 and 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, and Nov. 4 and 18. Karen Kociemba EDUCATION BRIEF ON THE WEB:www.riverland news.com Riverland News


D unnellon Middle School will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. The Math and Science Benchmark testing originally scheduled at Dunnellon Middle School for Monday, Aug. 29, and Tuesday, Aug. 30, has been postponed by approximately one week due to computer server issues. We will update our DMS Website with the dates as soon as they are scheduled. Parents, please, if you have not already done so, return the annual documents needing parental signatures pertaining to safety, conduct, and policy for DMS and Marion County School children. It is critical we have your current contact information in the event of an emergency. If you have not received these documents, call the school at 465-6720 and request they be sent home with your student. If you would like to sign-up for Parent Portal, stop by the Guidance Office with photo ID and we will get you set-up for the school year. We would also like to report that the annual inspections have been completed. They are: In accordance with E.P.A. regulations, all Marion County Schools have been inspected for asbestos containing materials. The original inspection along with a diagram of location(s), and a copy of all re-inspections has been made available in the administrative office at each school for review. Department of Environmental Protection Agency annual notification. Copy of notification is on file in the administrative office for review. Coupons for Education Kick-Off at Dunnellon Middle School will be Monday, Sept. 19. There are many new, wonderful offers and a new look is coming our way. Back To School With Box Tops! Box Tops are all about the difference one can make. This year, our goal is to raise $120 to help purchase much-needed supplies for DMS. We think thats a very reachable amount and hope to go way beyond! Here are three easy, everyday ways you can help: Clip the Box Top from hundreds of participating products and send them to school. Each one is worth 10 cents when our school redeems them from Box Tops for Education. Shop online at your favorite online stores through the Box Tops Marketplace (boxtops4education.com/ma rketplace). Up to 15 eBoxTops per $10 spent on qualifying purchases is automatically donated to our school at no additional cost to you. Plus, youll get exclusive Box Tops deals and discounts! Read buy books online through the Reading Room, a partnership between Box Tops and Barnes and Noble. Our school receives up to six eBoxTops per $10 spent on qualifying purchases. Sign up Its easy and free. Sign up to support our school at boxtops4education.com where you can: See how much DMS is earning with Box Tops. Enter online promotions for chances to win Bonus Box Tops and other prizes. Print money-saving coupons for your favorite Box Tops brands Make mealtime easier with familypleasing recipes You can also sign up for Box Tops e-mail newsletters that will keep you updated on the program, and for Marketplace newsletters with Box Tops members-only deals and discounts. To learn more, visit boxtops4education.com and thanks for choosing to make a difference for Dunnellon Middle School with Box Tops! Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 9 0 0 0 9 1 G Q PRESENTS MOVIE IN THE PARK Featured Movie Mars Needs Moms September 10, 2011 Ernie Mills Park on Bostick St. Movie starts at dark (around 8:30) family oriented FREE Admission FREE Popcorn Bring blanket or lawn chair Insect repellant Concession stand will be open or bring snacks (no alcohol) Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult Parking at Boys and Girls Club, Public Works or along Penn Ave. Greenlight Dunnellon Communications thanks all of you for the outpouring of support we have received over the past few months from the community. We are working hard to bring these services to you as soon as possib le. You can follow our progress on Facebook, www.Facebook.com/Greenlightdunnellon or you can contact us at gdcinfo@dunnellon.org, or call us at 352.533.5034. If you would like to be added to our email list please send a request to gdcinfo@dunnellon.org. In October we will begin our Sunday Concert on the River series. DES celebrates A+ grade We are excited to be back at school here at Dunnellon Elementary School. We got our FCAT grade during the summer and are proud to announce that we are an A+ school! To celebrate this achievement, our principal, Ms. Fredna Wilkerson, gave the staff an A+ school T-shirt. The shirt also has Dunnellon Elementary: Where small paws make big impressions! embroidered on it. We thank Ms. Wilkerson for our nice new shirts. We are going to work hard this year to keep our A+ rating. We have a new science lab! Ms. Mary Blanchette, our lead science teacher for C.U.B.S. Cove, successfully wrote a grant titled, Picture Perfect Science Lab. Ms. Blanchette writes: This grant was awarded to our school from the Public Education Foundation of Marion Countys Grants for Great Ideas Program. It is to be used to obtain additional science equipment and books for our new lab. All our students will have an opportunity to develop their critical thinking skills through experimentation. We would like to take this opportunity to thank them publicly. Mrs. Marion Renda, our Volunteer of the Year for 2010-11, and Ms. Michelle Rush are doing a fantastic job of getting our new science lab set up. Thank you so much Marion and Michelle. And thank you so much Ms. Blanchette! We have two new fourth-grade teachers this year. They each gave me a little autobiography, so we can get to know them. Kim Monday graduated from Florida Southern in 2008 and has previously taught at Reddick-Collier Elementary School in the primary levels. At the end of the 2009 school year, she resigned from RCE to move to Japan with her new husband, Jason. They were stationed in Okinawa with the U.S. Army. We returned to the States this past May and I am excited to get back to my passion for teaching and be a part of Dunnellon, she wrote. Sarah Linn is an Ocala native and graduated from the University of South Florida with Bachelors in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education. I am currently pursuing a graduates degree in Elementary Education as well, she wrote. Although I am a die hard Bulls fan, I am also a Tampa Bay Rays supporter, and make it to every game that I can. Since moving back to the Ocala area in December, I have taught kindergarten at College Park Elementary and also had a brand new baby boy named Nathaniel in May. Although I am new to teaching, I am eager to jump start my career here at Dunnellon Elementary and become a part of the Tiger Cub family. My pastimes include archery and reading; however, my passion is working with our future, the students. My day is not complete until I have heard about the excitement and joys of my students lives and shared a moment with each of them. I have hopes of a long relationship with my fellow Cubs and dreams to see my students change the nation and the world! We welcome them and know they will make a nice addition to our family here at DES. We also would like to congratulate our guidance counselor, Mrs. Christina Flood. She and her husband just welcomed a baby girl Aug. 29. Ava Grace weighed in at 6 pounds, 8 ounces. We wish the best to all three of them. School welcomes two new fourth-grade teachers to its staff Special to the Riverland NewsDunnellon Elementary School welcomes to new fourth-grade teachers to its staff this year. The new educators are Kim Monday, left, and Sarah Linn. Both have previous experience in the Marion County School District. Monday worked at Reddick-Collier Elementary School, resigning in 2009 to move to Japan with her husband, while Linn taught kindergarten at College Park Elementary for a part of the 2010-11 school year. CALENDAR OF EVENTS Sept. 1 2:30 p.m. Literacy Council Meeting Media Center. Sept. 1 7 to 8 p.m. Boy Scout Roundup Cafeteria. Sept. 5 No School Labor Day. Sept. 8 2:30 p.m. PTO Meeting Media Center. Sept. 8 6 p.m. Girl Scout Round-Up Cafeteria. Sept. 13 6 to 7:30 p.m. Open House. Sept. 19 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Title I Resource Van. Sept. 27 Altursa Read. DMS postpones tests; readies for Coupons for Education kick off Jane Ashman DMS Principal Romeo Elementary tops out at 749 students R omeo Elementary School had a very smooth opening and topped out last week with 749 students enrolled. All kindergarten students reported Thursday, Aug. 25, after a stagger start during the first three days of school. Bus routes, stops and student assignments seem to be getting resolved as we move into Week 2. Thank you parents for giving your support and help in getting the year off so smoothly. Monday, Sept. 5, will be our first school holiday for Labor Day. Classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6. Mark your calendars for Romeo Elementarys Open House Tuesday, Sept. 13. A Title I parent meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. and classes will be open to parents beginning at 6 p.m. Teachers have requested a 15-minute rotation to speak with parents, so those rotations will begin at 6:30. We hope to see all parents on campus during this important night. Kathy Hultman Romeo Principal RITA HUTTON For the Riverland News Principals office


harvest and followed through with her wishes. Doctors had to put her on machines long enough to complete the process. She died Sunday, Aug. 22, two days after her accident in which she lost control of the 1998 Chevy Camaro she was driving crossed the double yellow line and slammed into a 1996 Chevrolet 350 pickup truck. Rain was falling at the time of the wreck. If it was as if Sam knew, because if they had not done that it would have put stress on her heart, Emmons explained. Medical personnel were able to use everything they harvested. Thus far her heart, left lung and liver have been used to save two males an 18and 19-year-old as well as a 24-year-old female. Doctors have told the family they already have recipients for her kidneys, eyes and pancreas. That was her thing, her sister, Crystal Emmons, said. That's what she always wanted to do was use her heart. She's given so many other families the opportunity to see their loved ones again. Shes really a super hero. In a year, Samantha's family will get to meet those who received one of her organs. Ive heard the heart has more memory neurons than the brain, said her mother, Theresa Tia Kelley. Maybe, a part of her memory will live on in that person. Not only did she impact the lives of those around, but the lives of those who work with her at Sonic Drive-In where she was a car hop the past few months. She was so much fun to be around, co-worker Erin Scott said. We became really close since she started working here. She never was down about anything and if she was, she left all behind her when she came to work. They kept it quiet here until after our special event; I just remember crying all night. I was supposed to work the next day, but I couldnt. I just kept crying. Her upbeat personality and smile charmed even the customers. This young woman was so bubbly, Larry Jackson, from Morriston, said. She just reminded me so much of my wife when she was younger. She was a really good girl. She kept me out of McDonalds. Jackson recalled passing the wreck that would ultimately claim her life. The next day I came in and heard the news, he said. I couldnt believe it. She was just so sweet. I had brought my son in with me one day and even he thought the world of her. She was just really, really sweet. To help offset the cost of funeral expenses, Sonic will host a yard sale throughout the day Saturday. All proceeds will benefit Kelleys family. However, his daughter explained, he had congestive heart failure and was diabetic. He was in the hospital quite a bit. Then the doctors told us they couldnt do anything else for him, Cunningham said. We wanted him home and he was tired. Cunningham explained how her father called all of his children to his home Thursday evening. He told us that he loved us and that he was ready to go and that everything was taken care of, she said in between sobs. He said he was ready and tired of fighting. That was the hard part, but it was OK, because we all got to say goodbye and that was a good thing. Cunningham described her father as a great father, he was the best; he is the kind of father every child should have. He made sure we were taken care of, he worked, if he had to work three jobs, he worked, she explained. He always provided for his children and family. He taught us to be strong, nothing in this world is free. He was a good man. Dad was the measuring stick in which all other men had to measure up to. He taught us what to look for in a husband. Scally was more than a father to his own children, Cunningham said, but to his 14 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren as well as his employees throughout the years at Front Porch. This day in time, how fathers come and go, he was the father for the children who didnt have one, Cunningham said. He took care of them, taught them what a daddy should be and needed to be. He cared about not only his family, but his employees, during the course of the 25 years when this restaurant should have been closed; he knew his employees were counting on him and an income. He always paid them on time. A lot of employees were given extras, he would help them out. He helped a lot, a lot of people financially. He was more like a father, a lot of him respected. They respected him for more than just a boss, I think. Nicole Tardis, who worked at the Front Porch before moving to Gainesville this past spring, sent a message to Gail Barr, one of Scallys six daughters. To have known Stan Scally is to have known a man, a man that married the right woman, ran a successful business, he had the best jokes in town, she wrote. Were not sad because of where you went. We feel very blessed to have known you. Visitation for Mr. Scally will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today, Sept. 1, with services following at Roberts Funeral Home at 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave., with the Rev. 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Stoetzers tales have appeared in such publications as Granta Magazine, Dawn Valley Press, Quantum Press, Antigonish Review, Penisular Quarterly, West Pacific Magazine4, Rosebud (Wisconsin & Idaho), Southern Review, Allegheny Literary and many others. He wrote the column, Tales of a Two-River Town, for the Riverland News for 12 years. JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsCrystal Emmons, Samantha Kelleys sister, carries escorts her sisters remains prior to the start of the Celebration of Life. LIFE continued from page 1 OWNER continued from page 1


Womans Club to meet Sept. 8The Womans Club of Dunnellon,The Heart of the Community, will meet at noon Thursday, Sept. 8, for a pot luck luncheon at its Clubhouse at 11756 Cedar St. The donation for September is Food for Kids. Club members will collect the following items: canned beef stew, tuna, spam, Vienna sausage or you may donate cash/check. Schedule for September is: Saturday, Sept. 3 She Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Club members collect goodies to be sold at the Womans Club booth. Bring brownies, cookies or other bagged treats anytime after 9 a.m. to be sold. This is an ongoing fundraiser the first Saturday monthly. There will also be 20 different vendors on hand selling their goods. Saturday, Sept. 17 Welcome Back celebration at 6 p.m. at the Womans Club Clubhouse. Please bring snacks, desserts and wine to share. Thursday, Sept. 29 Welcome Tea for new members. More information will be provided to new members. Blood drive scheduled Thursday, Sept. 15Floridas Blood Centers will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Rainbow Springs Clubhouse. General requirements change each year, so ask the staff to see if you are eligible to donate or visit www.floridasbloodcenters.org to view the health requirements. Everyone must have a picture ID. Each donor will receive a specialty TShirt, a round of golf for one with cart at Rainbow Springs Golf Course and other local coupons. RLE Garden Club to meet Sept. 15The Rainbow Lakes Garden Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Community Center in Rainbow Lakes Estates. You do not have to live in Rainbow Lakes Estates to be a member of the club. There will be pot luck luncheons on special occasions, new speakers and more. Rainbow Springs Garden Club to meet Sept. 22The Rainbow Springs Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the American Legion Hall, 10730 U.S. 41, across from Jans Nursery. Guda Taylor of Taylor Gardens will be the guest speaker. She will have information for successful gardening in our area, using plants as examples of her presentation. Annual dues are $10, visitors fee is $5 for two visits, after which you become a member. Sign in to be included in the door prize drawings for the Plants of the Month at the end of the meeting. Tickets for the annual Fall Garden Tour & Picnic, scheduled for Nov. 3, will be available. Refreshments will be available during the break (small donations appreciated) as well as Grow and Share plants and 50/50 Drawing. For more information, call President Barbara Roberts at 489-9680. Diane Wright-Fracasso, 69Diane Wright-Fracasso, age 69, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. She was born in Connersville, Ind., to Gene and Catherine Dishinger. She worked for Volusia Memorial and was a member of Beta Capa Phi sorority. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon and her hobbies included playing bridge with her friends. She is the wife of Stephen Fracasso; mother of Lori Ann Rush of Holy Hill, and Mary Katie Fincher of West Monroe La.; grandmother of Justin Hettmansperger, Megan Rush, Cody Fincher and Chelsea Fincher; greatgrandmother of Zoie Hettmansperger. She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Roy E. Wright, who passed away Sept. 30, 1995. A memorial service was Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church of Dunnellon with Rev. Eddie Fulford presiding. Inurnment will be at Dale Cemetery in Connersville, Ind., at a later date. Arrangements by Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon. Condolences may be left at Roberts of Dunnellon.com. Joseph C. Buccheri, 64Joseph C. Buccheri, 64, died at Hospice House of Citrus County on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, following a battle with Creutzfeldt Jakobs disease. Joseph was born on May 30, 1947 in Flushing Queens, N.Y. to the late Randy and Anthony Buccheri. He attended Jamaica High School, graduated with a bachelors of science from Delta State, a masters degree in physical therapy from Washing University in St. Louis and a second masters degree in guidance from the University of South Florida in Tampa. On July 25, 1970 Joseph was united in marriage to Carol Marie Bryant in Jackson, Miss. Joseph was with the St. Louis Cardinals as a coach from 1972 to 1982. Joseph and Marie moved to Crystal River from St. Louis, Mo., where they taught and coached for 15 years at Valley Park High School. In 1985 they both joined the citrus County School system as teachers. Joseph was also a guidance counselor and baseball coach at Crystal River High School, guidance counselor at Withlacoochee Technical Institute, baseball and softball coach at Dunnellon High School, guidance counselor at CREST, and a guidance counselor at Citrus High School. Joseph also volunteered with the Dunnellon Little League, assisted and mentored many of Citrus Countys youth athletes and students with a pure passion to help and develop them in sport and life over the past 26 years. Joseph has influenced and inspired many during his life and will greatly be missed by friends, family and community. Joseph is survived by his wife, Marie; son, Joseph and his wife, Jessica; sisters, Nina, Rosann and Michelle; brother, Anthony; nieces, Katherine, Caroline, Rachel, Cassie, Becca, Jaclyn, Olivia and Emma; nephews, Troy, Michael and Matthew; cousins and other relatives and many friends. The family will be holding a celebration of life memorial for Joseph C. Buccheri at a future date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for memorial donations to be made to Hospice of Citrus County. Condolences may be sent to robertsofdunnellon.com. We would like to thank all of the staff, nurses and doctors at UF Shands Neurological Center and Citrus County Hospice House for their help and support. Roberts Funeral Home, Dunnellon provided information. John DeVries, 100John DeVries, 100, of Dunnellon, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Gretchen; children, Jack, Fred and Cathy. Funeral services were Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. Burial will be at the Oak Lawn Cemetery, Phelps, N.Y. Cheney Funeral Home, Phelps, N.Y. handled arrangements. Stanley James Scally Jr., 76Stanley James Scally Jr., 76, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 at his home in Dunnellon. He was born in Tampa, and moved to Dunnellon, in 1954 where he owned and operated the Front Porch Restaurant. He was the Chaplin of the Beverly Hills VFW Post 10087 Mens Auxiliary. He loved to sing and be with his family. He is the loving husband of 58 years to Mary Scally; father of Robert Scally, Kathleen Cunningham, Debra Pricher, Gail Barr, Donna Sowell, Kellie Conley all of Dunnellon, Jennifer Michaels of Hudson and the late Stanley III; grandfather of 14 and greatgrandfather of 19; brother of David Scally, Sharron Scally, Nancy Borbolla also the late Warren Scally and, Norma Jean Slane all of Tampa. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, 1 to 3 p.m. with services following at 3 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Barber presiding at Roberts Funeral Home at 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave. Dunnellon. Condolences may be left at RobertsofDunnellon.com. Those who wish may make contributions to Hospice of Citrus County. Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 11 OBITUARIES COMMUNITY BRIEFS Fishing for a Fight winners Special to the Riverland NewsFishing for the Fight, a charity finishing tournament benefiting the Michelle-O-Gram Foundation, was Saturday, Aug. 6. Winners from the tournament, along with Calcutta winners included, from top: Largest Red Aaron and Rikki Richardson. Terry Roberts, not pictured, was the Calcutta winner for this boat, winning $1,575; middle, Largest Trout Ryan Scherer and Allen Bevel. Tiffany Scherer was the Calcutta winner for this boat, earning $1,575; and bottom, Largest Bag Marshal Giley, pictured with his wife and child. Greg Murry, not pictured, was the winner of the golf cart, donated by One Stop Custom Carts in Palatka. The Michelle-O-Gram provides mammograms to women who cannot afford one. 00094MN WALMART Hwy. 200 Ocala 352-291-1467 Crystal River Mall 352-795-1484 Hearing Aid Centers A NAME YOU CAN TRUST WITH OVER 1500 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE BC/BS Best of the Best four years in a row FREE HEARING AID When you purchase one Featuring RIC Nearly Invisible Technology PREMIUM ZINC BATTERIES 89 LIMIT 1 COUPON PER VISIT. LIMIT 2 PACKS PER VISIT. EXP 9/30/11 One More Week! BATTERIES 00093BU HOURS: Mon. 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Event slated for Sept. 10 Women from all over the world will gather together from the comfort of local churches Saturday, Sept. 10, to hear from Beth Moore, author and Bible teacher, at LifeWay Womens Living Proof Live Simulcast event. The Womens Ministry at First Baptist Church of Dunnellon (FBCD) will host this dynamic event and is inviting all women in the Marion, Levy and Citrus counties to join them. We are so thankful to be able to host this event at our church and are prayerful that through this venue we can light a fire among the women of our community for the Lord, said Sarah Joe Thomas, FBCD Simulcast Coordinator. Tickets for the event are $25 and will include a catered southern style luncheon. Tickets can be purchased at www.fbc dunnellon.com or by calling (352) 489-2730. Seating is limited, so call ahead to reserve your seats today! Doors will open at 9:30 a.m., and the live broadcast begins at 10:30 a.m. and concludes at 5 p.m. First Baptist Church Dunnellon is at 20831 Powell Road. Foe more information, call the church office at 489-2730 or visit www.fbcdunnellon .com. I cannot speak for anybody else; in fact, I have a hard enough time speaking for myself. Thankfully, I have those who have volunteered to speak on my behalf on a variety of issues. This has been good, relieving me the necessity of expressing myself. But, as people keep telling me, all things must end sometime. As far as I am concerned, I have had enough. There is absolutely no use in trying to talk me out of it; I have had enough. My wife and I just finished supper and were relaxing while watching a bit of television. We were busy chatting and rehashing the days events and not paying too much attention to what was on television. It finally dawned on us what the television program was all about. It was completely devoted to scandals that have happened recently. The program went through an almost endless list of people caught up in some kind of scandal. There were politicians, actors and actresses, musicians, business people and, much to our chagrin, ministers. The slime of scandal seems to touch every level of human society. Recently, a well-known minister in our area was found dead in a New York City hotel. Even though he was from our area, I really did not know too much about him. The TV program brought me up to date on his far-reaching scandal. It seems he had been living in adultery, which led to the divorce of his wife and the demise of his family. The thing that bothered me is that his scandal did not cause him to lose his job. He was still the pastor of a mega-church and his weekly sermons were broadcast on television and the Internet. As long as people like him, according to the story, he was allowed to get away with anything and everything. I absolutely object. Recently, an actor from Hollywood, the center of all that is indecent and immoral, was caught in an adulterous affair, which led to the divorce of his wife. He then comes on TV and tries to convince me, an absolute skeptic, that he is really a good person, a wonderful father and just an allaround nice guy. I absolutely object. In order to be a good father you have to be a good husband and in order to be a good husband you have to be a good man. A good man does not cheat. A good man does not hurt his family. What happened to the idea of putting your family first? A politician can be caught in some scandalous affair and all he has to do is go on television and say how sorry he is and that he is going to go to some rehab for his problem. In the meantime, this ethically challenged person is drawing a paycheck from the taxpayers of this country. I absolutely object. If this politician were sorry for his act, he would resign office right away and return to the public every cent of his salary and benefits that he has absconded while in office. Why do these people believe they can get away with everything and bear no consequence? If it started to touch their pocketbook, they might think a second time before doing some of these immoral cartwheels that has been happening lately. According to the TV program we were watching, these men in places of power cannot help what they are doing. I absolutely object. What I want to know is, how can some ethically 12 Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 Peace Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Rev. Terry L. McKee, Pastor Sunday School & Adult Bible Class 9:00 A.M Sunday Worship Service 10:00 A.M Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 A.M Wednesday potluck & Bible Study 6:30 PM 0008FLN The Church On The Hill 5 miles North of Dunnellon US Hwy 41 at Highway 40 489-5881 www.PeaceLutheranOnline.org Peace Lutheran Church To Advertise in the Church Directory Call 489-2731 For More Information Out to Pastor Money, sex, politics: The American way Clothing the children Special to the Riverland NewsGladys Gauthier, right, helps one of the recipients from the "Clothe the Children" drive Aug. 25 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Dunnellon. Forty families with a total of 93 children were supplied with new and gently used clothing. First Baptist to host live simulcast Rev. James Snyder See PASTOR page 13 0008FL3 489-2685 Hall Available For Community Functions Rite I 2nd & 4th Sunday Rite II 1st & 3rd Sunday Holy Faith Episcopal Church 19924 W. Blue Cove Dr. Dunnellon T HE R EV J. J AMES G ERHART Sundays 9:00 AM 0008KOP Christ-Centered Bible -Believing SUNDAYS 10 am . . . . . Bible Classes 11 am . . . . . Worship Service 5:30 pm . . . Evening Praise Service Lighthouse Baptist Church New Sunday Evening Series What On Earth Is Going On In The World? This is an informative and prophetical look at the Bible and our times WEDNESDAYS 5:30 pm . . Music Rehearsal 7 pm . . . . Bible Study & Prayer In Citrus Springs 974 W. G. Martinelli Blvd. On the corner of W.G. Martinelli Blvd. and Citrus Springs Blvd. (352) 489-7515 Rev. F. Jess Burton, Pastor Cell Phone 352-208-3055 Romeo Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship 11:00 AM Disciple Training 5:00 PM Interim Pastor Tim Turner (352) 489-1788 Sunday (Nursery & Childrens Church Provided) Wednesday AWANA 6:30 PM Youth Group 6:30 PM Bible Study 7:00 PM 8 1 / 2 Miles North of Dunnellon Off of Highway 41, Left at Church Sign on SW 5 th Place 0008FM0 0008T00 S t a r t T i m e : 7 a.m. 9 a.m. (No mass start) Rain or Shine. L o c a t i o n : The ride will begin at the North Apopka Avenue Trail Crossing in Inverness. Continental Breakfast available, Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. E n t r y F e e : $20 per rider up to 9/12/11. $25 per rider thereafter including ride day. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or applications log onto: www.railstotrailsonline.com For information call (352) 527-9535 or e-mail wiltz@tampbay.rr.com 1 7 t h A n n u a l R a i l s t o T r a i l s B i k e R i d e S u n d a y O c t 2 2 0 1 1 on the Withlacoochee State Trail Thank you for participating in our past Bike Rides. To be eligible for door prizes and be guaranteed a T-shirt you must be registered by S e p t e m b e r 1 2 2 0 1 1 Therefore, we encourage you to sign up early. Again, our price is still $20.00 for the ride if you register by September 12, 2011. We hope you will join us this year and enjoy a day of fun as well as support the Withlacoochee State Trail. S I G N U P E A R L Y N O T I C E Door Prizes for pre-registered riders ONLY. At least one bike will be included in door prizes. Dunnellon Seventh-day Adventist Church Welcome To Our Services Hwy. 41 & Hwy. 40 Saturday Sabbath School . . 9:30 AM Sermon . . . . . . . 11:00 AM Tuesday Bible Study . . . . . 4:00 PM For more information: 352-489-3455 www.dunnellonsdachurch.com 0008FHT Dunnellon Presbyterian Church Jeffrey W. Welch, Pastor 2 0 6 4 1 C h e s t n u t S t r e e t C o r n e r o f C h e s t n u t & O h i o S t r e e t s I n T h e H i s t o r i c D i s t r i c t 4 8 9 2 6 8 2 S u n d a y W o r s h i p . . . . . . . . . 8 : 3 0 A M S u n d a y S c h o o l . . . . 9 : 4 5 A M W o r s h i p . . . . . . . . 1 1 : 0 0 A M N u r s e r y P r o v i d e d F o r A l l S e r v i c e s d u n n p r e s c h u r c h @ b e l l s o u t h n e t 0008FGM 7525 S. Highway 41, Dunnellon 352-489-3166 Saturday Reconciliation . 3:30 PM Saturday Vigil . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM Sunday . . . 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM Sunday Spanish............ . . Noon Mon. Thru Fri . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 AM Holy Days . . 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM www.stjohncc.com 0008FGF MASSES Catholic Community of St. John the Baptist Father Emmanuel Akalue, Pastor GATHERINGS A D IRECTORY OF A REA C HURCHES For where two or three gather together in My name, there am I with them. Matthew 18:20 711180 000947L Saturday, September 3 10am 4pm Dunnellon Womens Club 11756 Cedar Street, Dunnellon Questions or for more information, call (352) 414-8889. Everything a woman could ask for under roof! WOMENS EXPO 00093H6 S he aturday aturday 0006ZUU U nitarian U niversalists 7633 N. Florida Ave. (Route 41) Citrus Springs N a t u r e C o a s t 465-4225 WWW NCUU ORG SUNDAY SERVICES 10:30 A.M. W HERE REASON & RELIGION M EET GLBT WELCOME D UNNELLON F IRST U NITED M ETHODIST C HURCH 21501 W. Highway 40 Rev. Eddie Fulford, Pastor Sunday Traditional Worship 8:00 AM With Communion Each Week Contemporary Worship 9:30 AM Traditional Worship 11:00 AM Nursery At All Services Sunday School 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Sharing Gods Light 352-489-4026 www.SharingGodsLight.org 0008FIN Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church ELCA Pastor Lynn Fonfara 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. Citrus Springs Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Communion Every Sunday Information: 489-5511 Go To Our Web Page hopelutheranelca.com 00078B6 0008FFI Calvary Baptist Temple 21841 S.W. Marine Blvd. Rainbow Lakes Estates Sunday Sunday School.............9:45 a.m. Worship Service.........11:00 a.m. Evening Service..........5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting............7:00 p.m. Every 4th Sunday......5:00 p.m Share, Praise & Fellowship Pastor Jamie Parker 352-489-8962 Please Join Us As We Worship In His Name 0008VO3 CHURCH EVENTS Lutheran church to host indoor yard saleAn indoor yard sale will be host by the Youth Group of Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 10, 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd., in Citrus Springs. The sale is open to the public. Sunday school set at Peace LutheranPeace Lutheran Church will host Sunday morning Bible Classes for children and youth at 9 a.m. beginning Sept. 4. Adult Bible Study groups also meet at 9 Sundays as well as 10 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Sunday morning worship service is at 10. Peace Lutheran Church, The Church On The Hill, is 5 miles north of Dunnellon at the junction of U.S. 41 and State Road 40. For more information, call the church office at 4895881 or visit www.Peace LutheranOnline.org. Special to the Riverland News


Methodist church to host flea market First United Methodist Church will have a flea market, bake sale and caf, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 and 24. First United Methodist Church is along West State Road 40. For more information, call 489-4026. Hope Evangelical Sunday School classesSunday school classes at Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church in Citrus Springs will begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. Confirmation classes will begin at 8. Parents and grandparents should pre-register children now. Children who are at least 3 years old by Sept. 1 may register for pre-kindergarten. Registration forms are available at the church office. Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church is at 9425 N. Citrus Springs Blvd. Quantum-Touch workshop slatedA workshop on Quantum-Touch will be offered from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at Unitarian Universalist of Citrus County, 7633 N. Florida Ave. (U.S. 41). The workshop will be taught by Patricia Wagner, certified QuantumTouch practitioner and instructor and intrinsic coach. Cost without course or CEU credit (for the layperson) is $59. Call Patricia at (352) 369-3029 or (813) 785-7757, or email her at patricia@graceunlimited.com for workshop registration details. Church preps for annual Trash to Treasure SaleThe Church of the Advent will present its annual Trash to Treasure Sale Saturday, Sept. 24. (Rain Date will be Oct 1.) Crafters, Flea Market and Food Vendors are invited to participate. The church is at 11251 County Road 484, in front of the new fire station. For registration and information, call Al Sickle at 352-208-5664 or Maryanne Brennan at 352-347-2428. Rainbow Springs church to host LIFT ministryJoin the ladies at the Rainbow Springs Village Church for Ladies in Fellowship Together (LIFT) fellowship. The goal is to LIFT one another in encouragement, LIFT our missionaries in prayer and LIFT the name of Jesus Christ. If childcare is desired, call the church office for arrangements. LIFT meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday monthly. For more information about this ministry, e-mail Cindy Greaves at women@caringpeople.org. Rainbow Springs Village Church is at 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon, south of Winn Dixie and west of U.S. 41). For more information, contact the church at 489-0249 or at www.caringpeople.org. Forget-Me-Not program open to publicThe First United Methodist Church is opening its Forget-MeNot Program to the community. This is a program provided by the church to offer four hours of respite care for caregivers of early dementia and Alzheimers patients. The program is also including seniors who just need to get out of the house for a few hours and socialize with other seniors. This program is free and meets from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the church Friendship Hall. Trained volunteers provide activities and refreshments. For more information, call Grace Burks at 4892580 or Joey Weisbaum at 489-6963. North Oak hosting Saturday night serviceNorth Oak Baptist Church is now hosting a Saturday night praise, prayer and power service 6 p.m. at its church at the corner of North Elkcam Boulevard and North Citrus Springs Boulevard in Citrus Springs. Child care through 36 months will be available by background screened childrens workers. For more information, call 4891688 or 746-1500. challenged, immoral rascal make decisions for the rest of us that is going to be beneficial and helpful? I guess I have had just about all I can take. I am tired of hearing about sex scandals, money scandals and politicians who are involved in both. Im tired of hearing about ministers who have been caught up in the same scandalous web of immorality and greed. Some people shrug their shoulder and say, Well, I guess its just the American way. I absolutely object. Where are the men and women who have integrity in this country? Where are those who have some semblance of a good conscience? Where are those who think of others rather than themselves? As the TV program was concluding my wife and I looked at each other and sighed rather deeply. We both knew what each other was thinking. After 40 years of marital bliss, we have come to know one another rather well. Actually, she knows me better than I even know myself. In spite of all the problems in our country the real problem is that we have too much of everything. The average person in America is bored to death and looking for ways to spice up their life. In this feverish, nervous condition, people are looking outward to be dazzled and thrilled. And the next thrill has to be bigger and better and more spectacular than the previous thrill. I absolutely object. I long for those peaceful days of contentment and inner satisfaction. Maybe its my age, maybe its because I have been married for a long time, but nothing really beats the quietness of a life contented with what I have. That was the advice that the apostle Paul gave. Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content (Philippians 4:11 KJV). To be content with what you have is to have all you need. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, 1471 Pine Road, Ocala, FL 34472. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail jamessnyder2@att.net. The church website is www. whatafellowship.com. 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Riverland sports 14 Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsDunnellon High Schools Donte Lerma heads for an opening as his offensive line clears a path for the sophomore running back as he picks up yardage against the Lecanto defense. Lerma finished with 45 yards rushing against the Panthers. Dunnellon opens regular season Friday at West Port Tigers on the hunt A preseason victory behind them, Dunnellon High School turns its attention to what matters most the regular season and the Tigers opener at 7:30 p.m. Friday at West Port. Coming off a close 22-13 victory last Friday against Lecanto, Dunnellon will certainly have to focus its attention on the Wolf Packs high-powered offense. West Port clobbered Belleview, 410, in its preseason contest, a game in which its varsity played two quarters. The Wolf Pack scored six times, rolling up 234 yards of total offense on 15 possessions. Two of the six scores came on special teams play. Theyve got a lot of good skill players, a lot of them, Dunnellon coach Frank Beasley said. Countering that, he said, his team needs to focus on what it does ever week. Weve got to tackle well and play good, sound fundamental defense, Beasley explained. Our kids played extremely hard. The two big plays we gave up, well get that shored up. We made two breakdowns on the one play. Offensively, Beasley is happy with the rushing attack, a staple of the Tigers offense. Against the Panthers, Dunnellon rushed for 288 yards. But the passing attack was listless, not completing a pass in five attempts. Quarterback Jordan Boley handled the pass rush well, gaining 45 yards on eight carries. Weve got to be able to throw the football, Beasley said, crediting the Lecanto defense for doing some things that gave us some problems. However, Beasley said, his team has to get use to those situations. Weve really got to take our time, not put kids in bad situations, said the seventhyear head coach. He got put in some situations wherell learn and grow. Im excited about watching him. Hes just got to relax some and trust whats going on. While preseason contests generally limit the varsity to two quarters of action, looking back Beasley said it could prove extremely beneficial in the long term. I think down the road, some of young kids saw we were in a battle, he explained. Now our kids understand how to battle things. It was nip and tuck there, that puts a lot of pressure on kids and the coaches. We know what to do in those situations, we dont panic. DHS tops Panthers in preseason tune-up Basso seals victory with interception LECANTO Preseason games might not count toward the regular season in terms of statistics. But it certainly goes a long way toward how the regular season will take shape. Case in point, the Dunnellon High School football teams 22-13 victory against Lecanto on Friday night at Panther Stadium. The Tigers offensive unit showed its youthful inexperience against the Panthers throughout the contest, showing flashes of explosiveness as well as ineffectiveness at times running the ball. Still in four quarters of play the Tigers accumulated 288 yards on the ground. LJ Brown led Dunnellon in rushing, posting eight carries for 66 yards. Donte Lerma and Bolly added 45 yards apiece, while Wesley Beasley had 43 yards on six carries. Bobby Robinson scored on a runs of 7 and 12 yards in the first and third quarter. Wesley Beasley added both point after attempts, the second of which gave the Tigers a 14-13 lead. The passing game is where Dunnellon coach Frank Beasley expressed concern. Dunnellon quarterback Jordan Boley was 0for-5 through the air with one interception. The junior signal caller was pressured throughout the contest tossing an early interception. The turnover set the Panthers up inside of their own 10-yard line but failed to capitalize against a rather stingy Tiger defense. Weve got to be able to throw the ball, Dunnellon coach Frank Beasley said. Weve got to figure out how we can do that. Were not going to be able to get out of secondand-12s if we cant throw it. Defensively, despite giving up a pair of long plays, Dunnellon kept the Panthers offense in check throughout most of the contest, slamming the door shut in the waning seconds of an otherwise close game on A.J. Bassos 55-yard interception return with eight seconds remaining. His score, plus Boleys twopoint throw to Wesley Beasley put the Tigers ahead, 22-13. That put nail in their coffin, Frank Beasley said. Theyve got good kicker, but A.J. made a good catch there. Twice the Panthers offense found themselves inside their own 10-yard line but failed to put points on the board in both instances. Lecanto gained 142 yards of total offense, including 111 on the ground. The Panthers averaged 3.2 yards per play. But there is the matter of the two plays a 52yard scamper in the second quarter setting up the Panthers first touchdown and a 30-plus yard strike through the air that was nullified by a penalty that Beasley explained were unacceptable by Dunnellon standards. Our kids played extremely hard, well get that shored up, we made two breakdowns on the play, Beasley said of the long run. Our kids, fundamentally, played well. JULIE MANCINI/For the Riverland NewsDunnellons Austin OBier gives linebacker A.J. Basso a hug Friday night after Bassos 55-yard interception return sealed the Tigers win. Dunnellon at West Port RECORDS: Regular-season opener for both teams; in preseason action, the Tigers knocked off Lecanto, 22-13; while West Port throttled Belleview, 41-0. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday, West Port High School. LAST YEAR: Dunnellon toppled the Wolf Pack, 35-20, in Week 2 at Tiger Stadium. WHO TO WATCH: Of the 288 yards rushing tallied against Lecanto, Dunnellon running backs accounted for 243 yards, led by LJ Brown The junior back totaled 66 yards on eight carries for the Tigers. Senior RB Bobby Richardson scored twice against the Panthers, finishing with 24 yards on four carries. Three other backs had 25 yards or more on the ground, including Donte Lerma (45), Wesley Beasley (43), Malcolm Ross (29) and JVon Swoll (28). Defensively, the Tigers had two interceptions last week, one by Jordan Anderson and A.J. Bassos 55-yard return for a score. West Port RB Alfonso Randolph had a 46-yard touchdown run, finishing with 58 yards on three carries against Belleview. WR Kvon Brown hauled in a pair of scores from 48 and 29 yards out and WR Marvin Wilkerson had an 8-yard touchdown reception. Defensively, the Wolf Pack held the Rattlers to 35 total yards, forcing them to punt seven times, blocking one. JEFF BRYAN Riverland News SPORTS BRIEFS Registration open for golf tourneyThe Susan G. Komen Golf for the Cure Tournament will be at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at Rainbow Springs Golf & Country Club. Entry fee is $60 per player and includes green fees, cart and lunch. The field is open to both men and women this year. Registrations are due by Friday, Sept. 9. For more information, call 352-522-0850 or 352-465-5260. Night golf tournaments scheduledRainbows End will host a night golf tournament Saturdays, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8. Cost for the scramble event is $140 per team, per tournament, but includes a barbeque dinner and the necessary supplies for night golf. For more information or to register, call 352-489-4566. Golf tournament to benefit United WayThe College of Central Florida will host a four-person Best Ball Scramble format golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 24. All proceeds from the event will be donated to United Way of Marion County. The tournament will tee off at 8:30 a.m. at Pine Oaks of Ocala at 2201 N.W. 21st St. in Ocala. The cost is $50 per person. Entry fee includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes. Hole sponsorships are available for $75 per hole. Sign up forms are available at www.uwmc.org. For more information about sponsorship or registration, call Tim Thayer at 854-2322, ext. 1229. Aim for Liberty trap shoot slated Oct. 22The inaugural Aim for Liberty Trap Shoot will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Robinson Ranch at 19730 S.E. 127th Terrace Dunnellon. Contestant tickets are $75 each. Guest tickets are $ 35, which includes lunch and T-shirt. For more information, call 352-566-8403 or email lucy@republicanbusinesscouncil.com. BOWLING SCORES P arkview Lanes Weekly News Lea gu e and To u rnament scores for the week endin g A ug 28 : Labor Day Closin g s: Parkview Lanes will be closed Sunday, Sept. 4, and Monday, Sept. 5, to celebrate Labor Day. F all Lea gu e Openin g s: Most of the 2011-12 leagues began bowling during the week of Aug. 29. A few of the leagues have openings for either individuals or teams. Those that have openings for full teams can add them during the first two weeks of the season. Also, practically every league will need substitutes sometime during the season. If interested in joining a league or substituting occasionally, call the Center at 489-6933. Holder Hotshots NoTap: Handicap: Nick Waters 275, 804; Robert Stein 235, 684; June Williams 311, 759; Saad Bouve 282; Betty Joyce 737. Scratch: Nick Waters 181, 522; Robert Stein 137, 390; June Williams 246, 564; Saad Bouve 243, 615. BRIDGE SCORES Rainbow Sprin g s Co u ntry Clu b Brid g e Res u lts of play from A ug 23 : Winners: 1. Barbara Hanington, 5,310; 2. Millie Morales, 5,280; 3. Ruth Brucker, 4,570; 4. Irene Komorowski, 4,040. Slams: Barbara Hanington and Jean Bozak, 6 Hearts; Millie Morales and Elaine Hale, 6 Clubs. Res u lts of play from A ug 16 : Winners: 1. Gordon Quigley, 5,600; 2. Jean Bozak, 5,250; 3. Betty ONeal, 4,820; 4. Wilma Jester, 4,480; 5. Richard Davis, 4,450. Slams: Jean Bozak and Gordon Quigley, 6 Hearts made 7. COMMUNITY BRIEF Ballet scholarship to be offered to youthCopplia will be performed this winter at the Curtis Peterson Auditorium at Lecanto High School and will be sponsored by Victorias School of Dance in Dunnellon. The cast of 40 includes local adults and youth, but there is a need for someone to play the lead role Franz. Victorias School of Dance is seeking a young male at least 5-foot-10. He does not need any ballet training, but we are looking for a willingness to learn. Applicants will be interviewed and must call (352) 489-6756 before Aug. 31. Up to two people will be chosen and will have the option to receive a full annual scholarship to Victorias School of Dance. For more information, call Shalyn at 489-6756. Special to the Riverland NewsJohn Davidson had some good fishin recently. The Blue Cove resident reeled in this 8.5-pound along with a couple of 3to 4pound catches in Blue Cove Lake. Big bass pulled from Blue Cove JEFF BRYAN Riverland News


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Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432 or call...Serving S.R. 200 Communities & Businesses CallTollFree1-877-676-1403 CLASSIFIEDAD RLN_CLASS_AD_FORM_3_9_11 273-0901 RIV9/15 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Superior Towing/C&M Towing gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 09/15/2011, 9:00 am at 36 NE 8th St., Ocala, FL 34470, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Superior Towing/C&M Towing reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1B3BD36DXHC270812 1987 DODGE 1G3AL54R1L6357755 1990 OLDSMOBILE Lien Notices JH4DA9454MS013819 1991 ACURA WVWBA7AJ4AW305084 2010 VOLKSWAGEN Sept. 1, 2011. Lien Notices 272-0901 RIV 9/11 & 9/13 sales PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Sale: D & D TOWING OF OCALA gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) at 4125 NE Jacksonville Rd., Ocala, FL 34479-2427, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statues. D & D TOWING OF OCALA reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. SaleDate:9/11/2011 9AM 1997 Yamaha VIN # JYA5AHE04VA000865 SaleDate:9/13/2011 9AM 2005 FORD VIN # 1FTSW21P55EA12234 Sept. 1, 2011 275-0901 RIV 9/14 sale PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Auction S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. hereby gives notice of leins and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 09/14/2011, 10:00 a.m. at 2011 North Martin Luther King Blvd., Ocala, FL 34475. Pursuant to Florida Statutes Subsection 713.78 S.M. Duggan Towing L.L.C. reserves the right to accept or reject Lien Notices any and/or all bids 1G1ZH57B48F184817 2008 CHEV MALIBU Sept. 1, 2011. 274-0901 RIV9/24 Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE THE FOLLOWING VEHICLE WILL BE SOLD FOR CHARGES DUE AT PUBLIC AUCTION FREE OF ALL PRIOR LIENS PER FL STATUTE 713.78 AT 9:00 AM ON SEPT. 24, 2011 VEHICLE IS AS IS. CASH ONLY. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY AND ALL BIDS/SALES. VEHICLE IS STORED AND WILL BE AUCTIONED AT: ROBERTS TOWING & RECOVERY 1034 NE 95TH STREET OCALA, FL 34479. 2009 KAWK VIN: JKAZX4R199A008136 Sept. 1, 2011. 276-0901 RIV 9/14 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 09/14/2011, 09:00 am at 1901 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, OCALA, FL 34475-5007 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. BIG JOES TOWING SERVICE INC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1B7FD14H9FS702013 1985 DODGE September 1, 2011. 280-0901 RIV 9/20 sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : Tow Pros of Ocala gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicle(s) on 09/20/2011, 8:00 am at 1914 N Magnolia Ave., Ocala, FL 34475, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Tow Pros of Ocala reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. JH2SC440XYM001492 2000 HONDA Sept. 1, 2011. 270-0901 RIV Vs. Claeys Construction, Inc. 11-809-CA-0 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 11-809-CA-0 RES-FL FOUR, LLC, Plaintiff, Vs. CLAEYS CONSTRUCTION, INC.; HEATH BROOK HILLS OWNERS ASSOCIATION; CITY OF OCALA; FERGUSON ENTERPRISES, successor in interest to Castle Supply Company; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; UNKNOWN TENANT 3; UNKNOWN TENANT 4, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Marion County, Florida, described in attached Exhibit A, at public sale, to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room of the Marion County Judicial Center, 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34475, at 11:00 a.m., on September 8, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. The court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on August 8, 2011. DAVID R. ELLSPERMANN, Clerk of the Circuit Court (Seal) By: /s/ E. Bridges, Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A Lots 76 and 77 of HEATH BROOK HILLS, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page(s) 120-121, of the Public Records of Marion County, Florida. August 25 & September 1, 2011. 278-0908 RIV Vs. Manfre, Theresa 11-1290-CA-B Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR MARION COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 11-1290-CA-B GREEN TREE SERVICING, L.L.C., Plaintiff, vs. THERESA MANFRE; MARK MANFRE; MUNROE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC, d/b/a MUNROE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER; IDT CARMEL, INC, assignee of HSBC/Orchard; JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, Unknown Tenant(s). Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of foreclosure, dated August 22, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room of the Marion County Courthouse, 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 25 day of October, 2011 the following described real property: See attached legal description Together with that certain manufactured home more specifically described as: 2002, Skyline (28x66) with Serial Number G2620192 PA&PB. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. Dated this 22 day of August, 2011. David R. Ellspermann, Clerk of the Court By: N. Kendrick, Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A Lot 44, unrecorded plat of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 24, Township 15 South, Range 24 East, more particularly described as: From the SE corner of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 24, Township 15 South, Range 24 East, go N. 01 degrees 35 21 W., for 821.86 feet along the East boundary of the NW 1/4 of said Section 24 to the centerline of a 30 foot road; thence S. 88 degrees 24 39 W., along said centerline for 26.97 feet to a point of intersection; thence S. 45 degrees 35 05 W. along the centerline of said 30 foot road for 85.86 feet to the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described to N. 01 degrees 35 21 W. for 575.76 feet to a point on the North Boundary of Section 24 and in the waters of Tobe Lake; thence N. 89 degrees 33 01 W. along said North boundary for 90.00 feet; thence S. 01 degrees 35 21 E. for 628.14 feet to the centerline of a 30 foot road; thence N. 84 degrees 16 29 E. along said centerline for 40.10 feet to a point of intersection; thence N. 45 degrees 35 05 E. along to the centerline of said 30 foot road to the Point of Beginning. Excepting and Reserving a 15 foot right-of-way on the Southeast boundary of said property for road and utility purposes. September 1 & 8, 2011. Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices Forclosure Sale/ Action Notices 271-0908 RIV Miller, Eleanor 2011-CP-746 Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2011-CP-746 Division PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF ELEANOR MILLER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ELEANOR MILLER, deceased, whose date of death was January 18, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for MARION County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Box 1030, Ocala FL 34478. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF 277-0908 RIVDingle, Gloria B. 2011-CP-0803F Notice to Cred.PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR MARION COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 2011-CP-0803F Division: Judge Robbins IN RE: ESTATE OF GLORIA B. DINGLE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Gloria B. Dingle, deceased, whose date of death was November 30, 2010, is pending in the the Circuit Court for Marion County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 1, 2011. Personal Representatives: Kaali Chappelle 1111 NW 12th Ave., Ocala, Florida 34475 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq., Florida Bar No. 765813 RAMUNNO LAW FIRM, PA, 7500 SW 61st Avenue, Suite 100, Ocala, FL 34476 Telephone: (352) 854-5570 www.flprobate.net September 1 & 8, 2011. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is September 1, 2011. Personal Representatives: FRED J. SEYDEL 460 Misty Patch Rd., Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320 DIANE STOTT 617 Farmland Way, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320 Attorney for Personal Representatives LAW OFFICES OF STEPHEN K. MILLER, P.A STEPHANIE N. MACK, ESQUIRE Attorney for Petitioners Florida Bar No. 0653225 101 Northwest 75th Street, Ste 1, Gainesville, Florida 32607 Telephone: (352) 351-8182 Facsimile: (352) 375-0104 September 1 & 8, 2011. Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration Notices to Creditors/ Administration ROLLING HILLS/HILLSIDE APARTMENTS11150 Rolling Hills Rd., Dunnellon, FL 34431 00094QP Move-In Specials NOW Call Monday Through Friday 8:00am 5:00pm Recent Foreclosures Welcome(352) 489-1021 Rental Assistant AvailableThis Institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. Clean out your closets, go through your garage, attack your attic and then use the classifieds to get rid of stuff you no longer use. And the FREE listing means you have more money left over after the sale!You can list any single item priced under $100 for sale for FREE! P UTTHEPOWER ANDCONVENIENCE OFTHECLASSIFIEDS TOWORKFORYOU! Just call and see how easy it is to make money with the classifieds. ANYITEMPRICEDUNDER $100MAXIMUM 10 WORDS RUNSFOR 2 WEEKS FREE TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403 Free Services BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 Lost White Male Maltese off Goldendale Dunnellon Rd. REWARD (352) 465-6814 Found White Spayed Kitten Pink & Blue Eye (352) 228-1789 Announcements DIRECTV Summer Special! 1 Year FREE Showtime! 3 mos FREE HBO/Starz/Cinemax! NFL SUNDAY TICKET Free -Choice Ultimate/Premier Pkgs from $29.99 mo. Call by 9/30! (800)380-8939 Professional HBI has immediate career opportunities in the telephone industry for: Area Managers. Foreman, Cable Plow/Backhoe Opertors, Aerial Technicians Must relocate to Wisconsin or Arkansas. Email: hbicareers@holger .comCall 800-831-0754 General Help NOW HIRING-Multiple positions available -Must be able to work with customers on a daily basis -Health benefits, 401k, Advancement Opps. -Make $400 -$500, paid weekly -Positive Attitude Please call Sharon to schedule interview @ 352-307-0576 Schools/ Instruction Heat & Air JOBS Ready to go to work? 3 week accelerated program. Hands on environment. Nationwide certifications & Local Job Placement Assistants! 877-994-9904 Spas/Hottubs 2011 HOT TUB Holds 6, New, Warranty, 81 Jets, LED Lights, Sound Sys. Waterfall Retails $9,999. Asking $3,800. 352-400-4165 Auctions 2 AUCTIONS Thurs. 9/1 Outside Auct Preview 12 Auction 3 Tools, House hold, furn., 60+cases of Italian Water, New items & 3 trailers to unload. Surprises & Value Galore. Bigger items & Furniture inside w/ Sneak peek for Sundays Antique Auction 1pm Sun. 9/4 Antique & Collectible Auction Prev:10am Auction1pm Incredible collection of Roseville, Art Glass, Guitars, Art, Furn. from 1890-Midcentury modern, Jewelry, China, Clocks, crystal, carpets we even have a row of vintage theater seats. DudleysAuction.com for list & photos 4000 S. Fla. Ave. (US 41-S) Inverness (352) 637-9588 AB1667-AU2246 12% BP-2% ca.disc Garage/ Yard Sales RAINBOW SPRINGS COUNTURY CLUB EST Sat. 8-2p Furniture hsehld, golf clubs TVs 193rd Circle Musical Instruments Alto Saxophone Buescher Aristocrat with case, very good cond. $650 Call Doc 352-489-0068 Utility Trailers 7 x 12 Utility TrailerOpen Frame Homemade Best Offer (352) 489-8021 Wanted to Buy HOWARDS FLEA MKT. G-WING, I Buy GOLD, SILVER, COINS, Pay $28+Gram, G-Wing 7 Days -Phone Joe for Prices 697-1457 Mobile Homes For Rent CRYSTAL RIVER2/1, $450. mo. + Dep. 2/2, $475. mo + Dep. 352-795-0061 Dunnellon/Ocala 3/2/3 + RV carport 2 acres $950 352-812-4228 INGLIS 2/1furn 1 acre, wood flrs. 87 Cove Rd $450 352-812-4228 Mobile Homes For Sale LOOK HERE !! Before you buy Mobile Home check out North Pointe Homes in Gainesville. Huge Discounts! Credit Scores Dont matter. Call for Fr ee Appr oval! Jacobsen Homes Factory Outlet 352-872-5566 New Program New Gov. Homes with Loans Up to Four Bedrooms Easy Financing (386) 325-8013 Rent: Houses Unfurnished DUNNELLON 2/2 + 1 car gar. Rainbow River access $700/mo first/last + sec. No Pets. 352-804-5643 DUNNELLON Rainbow Lakes Estates, 2/1/1 Completely renovated. The neatest little house youll ever see. $600 monthly. (352) 489-8000 DUNNELLON Rainbow Lakes Estates 2/2/1, + bonus room beautiful & cozy $650 monthly (352) 489-8000 Pine Run 55+ Comm 2/2 incls. recreation, TV, trash, yard care,$625 close to everything (352) 465-8348 RAINBOW LAKE ESTATES2/2/+ den, shed, screen porch,Large lot $750 First, last, sec. (352)465-7147 Real Estate For Sale PUBLISHERS NOTICE: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. L ET U S W ORK F OR Y OU CALL TOLL FREE 1-877-676-1403Riverland News Classifieds Get Results! Open House WATERFRONT, OPEN HOUSE Sat 3 Sept 2-5p Lake Rousseau 7371 W Riverbend Road Just Reduced Newer Custom Home 3/2/2 breathtaking views $489K or make offer, owner financing available. Gourmet kitchen, fireplace, summer kitchen, dock. Realtors welcome $5000.00 BONUS to selling office. MLS 337862 Call Kathleen Coldwell Banker Riverland Realty for Appt 352 484-8043 Dunnellon 4/2/2, + Work Shop, Lease, Sale or Rent with option to buy Remodeled 1st, last, $100 sec. 10980 Powell Road (352) 486-4731 Single Woman Needs Room to rent Starting Sept. 1 for 10 Months in House near, East Pennsylvania (352) 272-9555 What A Home! What A Price! RAINBOW SPRINGS GOLF & CC 3/2/2, Spacious Kit., overlooks fam. rm. encld lanai, patio Rainbow Riv. Access for your water sports, ONLY $144,900 mls 353493 Dale Ravens Rainbow Springs Community Realty Inc. (352) 489-1486 Out of Town Real Estate BANK FORECLOSED LAND LIQUIDATION From $9,900, Blue Ridge mountains, paved roads, utilities, county water, panoramic views, excellent financing. Sale September 24th, Call Now! (888)757-6867 ext 214 Out of Town Real Estate TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN CONDO Gatlinburg Pigeon Forge Area 1 BED, 1 BATH Fully Furnished, stone fireplace, balcony and full resort amenities Lowest fees in area, rental income avail. possible owner financing $39,000 (352) 854-8511 Out of Town Land LAND FOR SALE UPSTATE NEW YORK FARMLAND SACRIFICE! 5ACs -$19,900. Gorgeous views, apple trees, woods & meadows! Nearby lakes & state land! Perfect for country getaway! ( 877)458-8227 www.NewY orkLand andLakes.com Campers/ Travel Trailers I BUYRVS, Travel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes call me 352-201-6945 Vehicles Wanted BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID -$200 & UP (352) 771-6191 We Buy Any Vehicle Perfect Condition or not so perfect, Titled, no title, no problem. I will pay up to $15,000 for Vehicles. Any make, Any model. Call A.J. (813) 335-3794 Classic Vehicles AUTO SWAP/ Corral CAR SHOW Sumter County Fairgrounds SUMTER SWAPMEETS Sept. 4, 2011 1-800-438-8559 Computers Dunnellon Computer Repair20093 E. Penn. Ave. Suite 6 NEXT TO DUNNELLON CHIROPRATIC(352) 533-2130 Handyman Andrew Joehl Handyman. Gen/Maint/Repairs Pressure cleaning. Lawns/Gutters. 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Friend of the Library to host book sale The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library is hosting a daily sale at its Book Store inside of the Dunnellon Public Library at 20351 Robinson Road. The store, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, will sell overstocked paperbacks for 25 cents each or five books for a $1. All proceeds benefits the Dunnellon Public LibraryPost Polio Support Group to meetThe North Central Florida Post Polio Support Group will meet at Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Collins Health Resource Center at 9401 S.W. State Road 200, Building 300, Suite 303 in Ocala. Bruce Wolesky, DPM, PA, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Carolyn Raville at 489-1731. Farm Swap Meet slated Sept. 24Tractor Supply Company will host a Farm Swap Meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 24, at 11252 N. Williams St. Peripheral Neuropathy group meetsThe Ocala Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Marion County Sheriffs Brian Litz Building, 9048 S.W. State Road 200. For more information, call Jack Koehler at (352) 861-1630.Walk for Life slated Oct. 15The 12th annual Walk For Life, sponsored by the Tri-County Pregnancy Center, will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. Events will be in Dunnellon at the Tri-County Pregnancy Life Center on Chestnut Street, Romeo Baptist Church, Williston and Bronson. Registration is at 8:30 and the walk will commence at 9. A free breakfast will be provided to all pre-registered walkers. For more information about the event or services provided by TriCounty Pregnancy Life Center, call 352-528-0200.S. Dunnellon Civic Association meets The South Dunnellon Civic Association Inc. meets at 4:30 p.m. the second Monday monthly at 1962 W. Test Court, South Dunnellon. The facility is on the left side of street just before The Annie W. Johnson Center. The public is invited to come help, and give ideas to promote community improvement and safety. For more details, contact Randy Campbell at 4657135 or e-mail randolph campbell@bellsouth.net. Riverland News, Thursday, September 1, 2011 17 00092LY St. Johns, Volusia, Putnam & Brevard Countys Flooring Superstore is NOW in Marion County! Buy today, install tomorrow Guaranteed Low Prices Outstanding Service SR 200 CR 484 Walmart 352-671-1787 9598 SW 114th Street Ocala (Next to Bealls / Just West of Walmart www.FloorFactoryOutlet.com Mon. Sat. 8 am to 7 pm, Sun. noon to 5pm OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK N F a m o u s N a m e B r a n d s : F a m o u s N a m e B r a n d s : Famous Name Brands: B e a u l i e u A r m s t r o n g B e a u l i e u A r m s t r o n g Beaulieu Armstrong M o h a w k Q u i c k S t e p M o h a w k Q u i c k S t e p Mohawk Quick-Step Rollover wreck COMMUNITY BRIEFS JEFF BRYAN/Riverland NewsSherlie Acevedo turns her head away from her vehicle Thursday morning on Southwest 180th Avenue. Acevedo, who had just dropped her daughter off, rolled the car while driving to work in Ocala. According to one eyewitness, they said they heard her car roll at least three times before coming to a rest on state park property. Acevedo had a few cuts and bruises and declined transportation to a hospital. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck.


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