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HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 280 | $1.25 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919 An Edition Of The Sun Sunday, October 7, 2018 Local Sports ...................... B1 Lottery ..................... SPORTS Obituaries ........................ A4 Business .......................... D1 Classifieds ...................... D4-6 Comics ................ NEWS WIRE Real Estate Sunday ............... C1 Viewpoints ....................... A5 Weather .................... SPORTSGood morning To Mary Prugh Thanks for reading! TheNewsSun By PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ Hurricane Irma left a lot of ”ooded yards and roadways, and “ve watersheds for Highlands County to study for better drainage. County commissioners ranked them for priority Tuesday for the Southwest Florida Water Management District. While SWFWMD will do the work and pick up most of the bill, County Engineer Clinton GatorŽ Howerton Jr. expects each study to cost $500,000-$600,000. Even with just a 25 percent local match, that leaves $100,000-$125,000 to pay per study. If SWFWMD approves all “ve, Howerton said, the county would pay a half million dollars or more, just for the studies. Given the fact that each study will list recommended improvements „ culverts, retention ponds and pipes „ County Commissioner Ron Handley said the Board of County Commission might need to seriously discuss setting up a storm water improvement district, with an assessment to pay for it all. That idea came up earlier, on Aug. 7, during a county commission discussion of what to do for Silver Fox residents, part of whose subdivision is only accessible by private roads. The roads ”ood for lack of drainage structures. SWFWMD must approve them, the county cant pay for them on private/non-public right of ways and residents cant afford them outright. Road and Bridge Director Kyle Green said he didnt want to be shotŽ for saying it, but suggested a countywide stormwater drainage assessment to handle such costs. Commissioner Don Elwell said at the time it made sense to handle drainage problems as one system, but also said it wouldnt ”y with residents in County ranks watersheds for study HANDLEY By PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ A mother, wife, daughter or daughter-in-law, an aunt, cousins, grandmother or even a second momŽ have had breast cancer and survived, or didnt catch it in time. Members of Highlands Countys Public Safety Department want to help people catch in time. As of Wednesday, they had sold 250 of 300 bright pink printed T-shirts for a breast cancer awareness to raise funds to help people pay for cancer screenings when they otherwise would skip them because of the expense. Public Safety Director/ Fire Chief Marc Bashoor said he and his administrators had an idea to sell bright pink T-shirts to honor October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fire departments across the country have gravitated to fundraising (for) cancer,Ž Bashoor said. Fire“ghters have a mindset of doing things for their communities, he said. Fire“ghters also are twice as likely as other people to develop cancer, Bashoor said „ everything from skin cancer and lymphoma to brain cancer and leukemia „ because of substances they encounter on the job. Any effort we can bring to the table to help with cancer, its something were all about,Ž Bashoor said. Five years ago in Prince George, Maryland, his “re department ordered a bright pink “re engine, the “rst one ever that color, for breast cancer awareness at events. They later added a pink ambulance. Cancer survivors would take photos with them. They were standing there bawling,Ž Bashoor said. Bashoor saw his mother battle breast cancer four years ago, a triple negativeŽ extremely aggressive case, but she beat it through chemotherapy and radiation. Shes working on 80, ticking around like shes 50,Ž Bashoor said. Emergency Management Manager LaTosha ToshŽ Reiss said the Emergency Operations Center was bright pinkŽ Thursday morning from everyone Going pinkT-shirt fundraiser to help breast cancer screening PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFCounty ocials say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of Tuesdays Board of County Commission meeting in T-shirts printed up especially for a county Public Safety Department fundraiser to raise funds to help people get tested for cancer. Pictured, from left, are County Administrator Randy Vosburg and County Commissioners Ron Handley, Greg Harris, Don Elwell and Jack Richie. Commissioner Jim Brooks was absent. PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFAt work on Wednesday, a Highlands County Fire and Rescue “re“ghter with the Lake Placid downtown station, sports a bright pink Breast Cancer Awareness Month T-shirt under his bunker gear. COUNTY | 8A CANCER | 6A By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK „ The continuing effort to place a monument downtown honoring servicemen and their dogs may clear another hurdle with the City Council scheduled to consider an agreement for the proposed feature. The agenda for Mondays City Council meeting states a request was made on May 14 by Battle of the Bands, Inc. to place a monument referred to as the War Dog MemorialŽ on the Main Street Mall. Florida Department of Transportation policies are very restrictive for such a placement, so Anna Marie Feeney, president of Battle of the Bands, proposed locating it on the front lawn of the Citys Community Center on Main Street. On June 28, the City Council passed a motion introduced by Councilman Jim Barnard for placement of the memorial at the Community Center pending an engineering review and a review of the legal issues. The agenda notes there is an agreement that was originally presented by the City Attorney to the Battle of the Bands and a copy of that agreement with revisions from the Battle of the Bands attorney. The recommendation, by city administration, is being made to accept the original agreement as proposed by the City Attorney, which was drafted with the Citys best interest in mind.Ž The War Dog Memorial, featuring some similarities to the one in Washington D.C., is designed to honor the servicemen and their dogs who served along side of them. }The stone monument, featuring a 5-foot tall soldier, two German shepherds and other “gures, is being donated by The Battle of the Bands Inc., The AP to consider War Dog Memorial agreement FEENEYMEMORIAL | 7A By KIM LEATHERMANSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ Spring Lake Special District will be erecting a memorial in tribute to Highlands County Sheriffs Deputy William Gentry Jr. in the near future. Gentry was tragically shot on May 6 and died of the injury on May 7, 2018 in the line of duty after responding to a call in Placid Lakes. Gentry, his parents, Jack and Susan, as well as his brother, Kevin, have all resided in Spring Lake for about 12 years. Kevin Gentry is also a HCSO deputy. According to District Manager Joe Decerbo, the Board of Supervisors approved the memorial in the May meeting. On Thursday, Decerbo took Gentrys father to Spring Lake plans memorial for William Gentry COURTESY PHOTOThe eco park at Spring Lake is where a memorial to Deputy William Gentry Jr. is planned. GENTRYGENTRY | 8A Avon Park 800 West Main St. 863.453.6000 Lake Placid 600 U.S. Hwy 27 N. 863.699.1300 Sebring 320 U.S. Hwy 27 N. 863.386.1300 5033 U.S. Hwy 27 N. 863.386.1322Locally Owned, Community Member FDICGet your business “nancing advice and money management tools from your local community bank! We take pride in fast, personal service, without all the banking fees.GET TOTALLY FREE BUSINESS CHECKING!Because business is challenging enough adno=3617797-1


A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 The Highlands News-Sun (USPS 487-900-ISSN 2473-0068) is published daily by Tim Smolarick at the Highlands News-Sun, 315 U.S. 27 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional entry office(s). All material contained herein is the property of the Highlands News-Sun, which is an affiliate of DR Media. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address changes to : Highlands News-Sun, 315 U.S. 27 North, Sebring, FL 33870. COMMITMENT TO ACCURACY The Highlands News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Romona Washington, executive editor, 315, U.S. 27 North, Sebring FL 33870; email or call 863-386-5634. OFFICE Location: 315 U.S. 27 North Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday Phone: 863-385-6155 Main Fax: 863-385-1954 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 13 weeks Tax Total $53.30 $4.00 $57.30 26 weeks Tax Total $106.60 $8.00 $114.60 52 weeks Tax Total $213.20 $15.99 $229.19 EZ Pay Tax Totla $15.91 $1.19 $17.10 MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES 3 months $74.36 6 months $133.81 12 months $229.19 Your newspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any daily publication date, or 7 a.m. Sunday, please phone the circulation department at 863-385-6155. PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Tracy Weikel, Classified Account Executive 863-658-0307 LEGAL ADVERTISING Janet Emerson 863-386-5637 CUSTOMER SERVICE Mike Henry, Office Manager 863-385-6155 SUBMIT NEWS & OBITS Email all obituaries and death notices to Email all other announcements to EDITORIAL Karen Clogston, Managing Editor Special Sections Editor 863-386-5835 Alan Moody, Highlands Sun Editor Weekend Editor 863-386-5841 alan.moody@highlandsnewssun.comHIGHLANDSNEWS-SUN YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE PUBLISHERTim Smolarick 863-386-5624 EXECUTIVE EDITOR Romona Washington 863-386-5634 RETAIL ADVERTISING Cliff Yeazel, Advertising Director 863-386-5844 CIRCULATION Rob Kearley, Circulation Director 863-385-6155 PRODUCTION Donna Scherlacher, MultiMedia/Production Director 863-386-5847 donna.scherlacher@highlandsnewssun.comBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „A traf“c stop leads to a K-9 search of a car, and a deputy reportedly discovers 5.2 grams of cocaine. On Thursday, Highlands County Sheriffs Of“ce arrested Junior Nathan Lyons, 20, of Sebring. Lyons was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to manufacture or deliver, possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug equipment. A HCSO deputy conducted a traf“c stop at the intersection of U.S. 27 N and Flare Road. During the course of the traf“c stop investigation, the deputy had a K-9 deputy review the vehicle, and the K-9 deputy positively alerted that the car had narcotics, the arrest report states. A backpack was found on the ”oor board of the back seat, and it reportedly contained the following items: € three separate clear plastic bags with a white, powdery substance that “eld tested positive for cocaine (unpackaged weight of 5.2 grams), € a green leafy substance that “eld tested positive for cannabis (unpackaged weight of 0.1 grams), € two digital scales with a white, powdery residue that “eld tested positive for cocaine, € two spoons with a white, powdery residue that “eld tested positive for cocaine and € a large number of plastic bags in different sizes. According to the report, Lyons was the registered owner of the vehicle that contained the backpack, which reportedly had illegal narcotics in it.Traffic stop leads to drug arrest LYONS By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK „ Ready for take off or in a holding pattern? What is happening or not happening at the city-operated Avon Park Executive Airport? Pilot/businessman and Airport CRA Advisory Board Member Jim Renfro said he hasnt heard anything in weeks about about the citys effort to get a “xed base operator for the airport. I would say its a holding pattern,Ž he said. The runways are open; the grass needs cutting. Its very frustrating that we had things going really well a few years ago and then with a change in administration [a few years ago] it all went away.Ž The Airport CRA Advisory Boards regular meeting schedule calls for the board to meet at noon on the second Monday of the month. A couple of weeks ago the citys online calendar showed an Airport CRA meeting on Oct. 8, but it is no longer listed and there is no meeting scheduled at this time. In mid November 2017, members of the Airport Advisory Board described many shortcomings of the airport to the City Council and recommended the hiring of a “xed base operator (FBO) to manage the ”ight-related aspects. The city hired Amherst Consulting in March to develop a request for proposal (RFP) in the citys search for an FBO. The $4,800 contract has the Maitland “rm gathering information related to the airports FBO terminal, proposed area of responsibilities, airport data, airport layout plan and more. The last Airport CRA Advisory Board meeting was held in June and a subsequent meeting was cancelled. In August, City Manager June Fisher said another Airport CRA Advisory Board meeting had not been scheduled yet because the consultants are still gathering information. Fisher said Tuesday, the Advisory Board members were asked about the services they would like to see provided by the FBO. That information has been provided to the consultant and they will be bringing back a recommendation. A meeting has not been scheduled.Ž Renfro believes that not much will happen and there wont be any big decisions made until after the City Council election in November. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 OBITUARIES Edward James PoffEdward James Poff, 84, of Sebring, Florida, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in Sebring, Florida. Formerly of Traverse City, Michigan and Arlington, Virginia, Mr. Poff had been a resident of Sebring since 2001. Edward graduated from Traverse City Central High School in June 1952. He joined the Navy in October 1953 and retired as a Master Chief Petty Of“cer (Radioman) in January 1978. After active duty, he was employed by the Navy Department as a civilian Communications Systems Manager for over ten years and for six years as a department manager for Validity Corporation of Largo, Maryland, retiring in April 1995. Born May 11, 1934, in Traverse City, he was the son of George and Dorance (Cleland) Poff. His wife, Florence Poff, survives him along with his three children, Deborah Cooper (Larry), Doreen Gritter (Brian) and James Poff (Bridgette); two stepchildren, Ed Tracy (Sharon) and Cindy Wilson; eight grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. His parents and “rst wife, Mary Poff (Mason) preceded Edward in death. Cremation has taken place. His “nal watch is being stood in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.Devon Dean WilckenDevon Dean Wilcken, 92, formerly of Columbia City, Indiana passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 in Sebring, Florida. Born Nov. 19, 1925 in Columbia City; he was the son of Everett E. Wilcken and Turah Mae (Nolt) Adams. He lived most of his life in Whitley County/ Tri-Lakes area. Since 1972 he has spent most of his winters in Florida and in 1975 he made Sebring his permanent residence. He graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1943. After the passing of his “rst wife, Devon married Ola Mae Wilcken on Oct. 18, 1970. He was a retired building contractor, who constructed buildings in Columbia City and in Florida. While in Whitley County, he attended the Tri-Lakes Baptist Church and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 1906. Survivors include his children, Dennis (Joyce) Wilcken of Sebring, Dale Wilcken of South Whitley, Indiana and Christina Ruggiero of Columbia City; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; “rst wife, Frances E. Wilcken; second wife, Ola Mae Wilcken; daughter, Shirley Meade; stepdaughter, Shirley Carpenter; and brother, Nolt PorkŽ Wilcken. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Burial followed at Nolt Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given in his memory to American Cancer Society. Visit to send his family condolences online.Joan L. DearthIt is with great sadness that the family of Joan AnnieŽ L. Dearth announces her passing on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the age of 83. Annie was born on June 29, 1935 in Morris, Illinois, to the late Alfred W. and Virginia (nee Clinesmith) Dearth. She lived most of her life in Coal City, Illinois, graduating from Coal City High School in 1953. In 1981, she moved with her parents to live in Manhattan. In her travels, she found Florida and fell in love with it. So, in 1991 she and her mother became snowbirds in Winter Haven, Florida, with them moving permanently to Sebring, Florida in 2000, returning to Coal City in 2015. She leaves behind many friends in Florida and Illinois. Cremation rights have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held at the Ferrari Funeral Home, 1044 Ferrari Drive, Coal City, Illinois at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 with Pastor Bradley Shumaker of“ciating. The family will receive friends and family from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment at Manhattan Center Cemetery in Manhattan, Illinois will be held at a later date. In lieu of ”owers, memorial donations in Annies name to Coal City United Methodist Youth Group or any charity of your choice would be appreciated. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at Evelyn CancelOur beautiful mother got her wings on Oct. 3, 2018 in Sebring, Florida. Diana Evelyn Cancel was born Oct. 25, 1953 in Guanica, Puerto Rico. She was survived by her three daughters Denise Ruiz, Jasmin Gonzalez, and Alina Maldonado. She has eight grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, three brothers and one sister. Diana was a jack of all trades. From cooking to carpentry there was no challenge she could not achieve. One of the most noticeable characteristics of her was her beautiful smile that was warm and welcoming. Rest in peace our beautiful mother. You will always be in our hearts. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFFS Free lunch and Medicare infoSEBRING „ MASA MTS will hold an information event about Medicare and insurance coverage at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Island View Restaurant, 5223 Sun N Lake Blvd. in Sebring. For retirees and Medicare recipients. A brief discussion followed by lunch. To register, call 844-279-6346. Space is limited.First Responders Appreciation DaySEBRING „ St. Agnes Episcopal Church will host its 3rd annual First Responders Appreciation Day at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 3840 Lakeview Drive in Sebring. Giving thanks and honoring those men and women who put their lives on the line to serve and protect our community. Luncheon served in Parrish Hall afterwards. For information, call 863-385-7679 or email stagnes@stagnessebring. org.Volunteer hospice care trainingSEBRING „ Cornerstone Hospice will hold volunteer training over two Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 9, 11, 16 & 18, at the downtown of“ce, 209 N. Ridgewood Drive, Suite 3. Breakfast and coffee will be provided. To pre-register, call Dorothy Harris, volunteer specialist at 863-382-4563 or email Gem and Mineral ClubSEBRING „ The Highlands Gem and Mineral Club will have its “rst meeting of the new season at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, in the rear fellowship hall. Public invited, no membership fees or dues. Birthstones for October are Opal and Tourmaline. For information, call 863-453-7054.Lake Placid Lunch & LearnLAKE PLACID „ The Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn will take place at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Genesis Center. $12 per person. Menu includes chicken Parmesan w/pasta, salad and pink mousse. Kathy Albritton from Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center will give presentation. Please RSVP to chamber@lpfla. com or call 863-465-4331 before Monday, Oct. 8. Dowden Funeral Home 2605 Bayview St., Sebring, FL 33870 € (863) 385-1546DIRECT CREMATION $895€All cremations done in Highlands County Not out of County€Cremation € Burials € Shipping Service €No sales person will call € Serving all of Highlands CountyWe CareŽ € Locally owned & operatedadno=3617312-1LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE 2018 GENERAL ELECTION HIGHLANDS COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD EVENTSNotice is hereby given that the meetings of the Highlands County Canvassing Board will be held as follows not beginning before: October 17, 2018 1:00 p.m. Logic and Accuracy Testing October 22, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 23, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 24, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 25, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Opening of Vote by Mail Ballots October 26, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 27, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 29, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 30, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots October 31, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots November 1, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots November 2, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots November 3, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Vote by Mail Ballots November 5, 2018 8:00 … 8:30 a.m. Public Inspection of Vote by Mail Ballots 8:30 a.m. Ocial Canvassing Board Duties per Florida Statute November 6, 2018 ELECTION DAY Ocial Canvassing Board Duties per Florida Statute Dates below will commence at 10:00 a.m. November 8, 2018 Ocial Canvassing Board Duties per Florida Statute November 9, 2018 Ocial Canvassing Board Duties per Florida Statute November 16, 2018 Ocial Canvassing Board Duties per Florida Statute November 21, 2018 Ocial Canvassing Board Duties Manual Audit Note: In accordance with the Sunshine law of Florida, this meeting is open to the public. 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PAGE 5 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 VIEWPOINTS HIGHLANDSNEWS-SUN YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919Tim Smolarick Publisher Romona Washington Executive Editor Cliff Yeazel Advertising Director Rob Kearley Circulation Director Donna Scherlacher Multi-Media/Production Director SUNANOTHER VIEW JOIN THE CONVERSATIONLetters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. We will not accept any Letters to the Editor that mention a business in a negative tone, as they have no means to defend themselves. Please keep Letters to the Editor to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name … not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. In the case of letters that are emailed, the same rules apply. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only four letters per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Highlands News-Sun, Letters to the Editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870, or fax to 863-385-1954. Readers may also email Letters to the Editor to Ocala Star-Banner on the politics of red tide: Science is hard. So is politics. Science combined with politics is really hard. Ask Michael Crosby, the chief executive of“cer of the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, who has been swept up in the politics of red tide science. Red tides, including the episode that has ravaged the Southwest Florida coast this summer and threatens to linger, have long been the subject of study by Mote and other science-based organizations. This isnt the “rst time harmful algal blooms have devastated marine life, decimated the tourist-based economy and caused respiratory ailments among residents and visitors. The 2005-06 and 1994-96 events, for example, had similar impacts. But the current event, which has dissipated but not disappeared, has created an unprecedented level of public outrage and political reaction for at least four powerful reasons: the intensity of the outbreak and its impacts on wildlife and businesses; the popularity of social media, which is spreading images of tons of “sh washed up onshore, as well as fact and “ction; dramatic photographs of bright, blue-green freshwater algae making their way from Lake Okeechobee to the Gulf of Mexico; an election year that features closely fought, high-pro“le campaigns for state and federal of“ces. Red tides have put Mote Marine on the defensive in the past, due in part to widely held expectations that the research institute should have found a cure for the harmful algal blooms by now. Tensions have been exacerbated recently as Gov. Rick Scott, whose commitment to limiting nutrient-level runoff has been questioned, proposed increased funding for research and testing by Mote and other organizations. Last Monday, when new state initiatives were unveiled during a press conference at Mote, Crosby was asked to reconcile the sudden political interest in red tide with regulatory and environmental decisions made in Florida during the past decade. Caught between a rock and a hard place, Crosby responded truthfully yet defensively, warning against blaming individual politicians, including Scott, for red tide „ a naturally occurring phenomenon observed for centuries. Indeed, the conditions that created the freshwater blooms and fueled red tide have been brewing for decades. But the challenge for Mote, credible environmental organizations, business interests and the public is to leverage the political outrage that has emerged to demonstrate the need for continued research aimed at pinpointing the most cost-effective strategies for minimizing red tides effects. The same sustained energy is necessary to promote investment in applied science that could „ emphasis on couldŽ „ lead to the discovery and implementation of effective mitigation measures that dont cause negative, unintended consequences. Crosby said he applauded the renewed focusŽ on red tide and strategicŽ investments in research, no matter the timing and political season. We do too. But, a serious threat to achieving these goals is the out of sight (and smell), out of mindŽ syndrome. Here is the question about the science of politics: Once this red tide dissipates and returns offshore, will currently outraged Floridians continue to demand change with the force that makes elected of“cials respond as if their political careers are at stake?The politics of red tideHistory repeats itselfToday we have what is called a repeat of history. A he said, she saidŽ situation among involving key people in our government. At this time we do not know who to believe but we know the key persons involved know what the truth is. Other politicians and former presidents have been involved in similar situations or hot water not always involving sexually allegations. Hopefully the FBI investigation will “nd indisputable evidence allowing everyone to know the truth making it unnecessary to just believe anyone. I hope so.LeRoy Esler SebringScott doesnt deserve to be senatorWhere are we after eight years of Rick Scott as governor? Scott used to run a national health care company, so he should know a lot about health care. He opposed Obamacare. Scott refused federal money to expand Medicaid, a decision made in 2015. What are the results? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 1 in 5 Floridians still doesnt have health insurance. According to the Florida Department of Corrections, Many inmates have not had regular access to any form of health care prior to being sentenced.Ž According to the Commonwealth Fund, Florida is fourth from the bottom among states in the quality of health care. Only Louisiana, Oklahoma and Mississippi are worse. Take a look at the Florida state prison system. Since 2013 the prison population is down by almost 5,000 inmates but inmate deaths have gone up every year. Deaths of inmates went up 49 percent between 2013 and 2017. Deaths attributed to accident,Ž including drug overdoses, rose from 8 to 59. Observers, including prison guards, say that drugs are getting into the prisons. Synthetic marijuana is the drug that causes most of the overdoses, fatal and otherwise. Nearly 132 pounds of synthetic marijuana were con“scated from prisoners during the 2016-17 “scal year. Some blame the low pay of prison guards for the strong temptation to smuggle it in. The governor must take respoinsibility. Rick Scott has done a bad job as governor and doesnt deserve to be our senator.Dale Gillis SebringPlenty of facts were heardI am writing in response to Catherine Bergens letter in the Sept. 30 Letters to the Editor section about her statement, Republican senators went into meltdown. No facts please, just a circus.Ž The factsŽ I heard during the circusŽ hearing brie”y stated are: Dr. Ford under oath stated that Judge Kavanaugh at an unknown time and place had attacked her sexually and described the attack of her fear and terror, and those that were at the scene. She remembered the names of the “ve persons that were at the scene beside herself to include Judge Kavanaugh as the attacker. She also stated that she did not remember how she got home that night. Judge Kavanaugh under oath denied every doing what Dr. Ford accused him of to her or anyone else, he admitted that he enjoy drinking beer and maybe too much on occasion. He also pointed out his record as a student, Judge and service to administrations he had serve in. He described his role as a husband and father. Three sworn statements by those that Dr. Ford identi“ed as being at the event, basically stating that they did not witness anything like Dr. Fords statement alleged, Sen. Ted Cruz showed by waving them in the air. Over 60 women who were students, co workers, or supervised by Judge Kavanaugh signed a statement saying that he had never displayed to them anything close to what Dr. Ford had charged him with. As for the Republican Senators all that I saw and heard stated that Dr. Ford had a made compelling and heartfelt statement, I did not see or hear any Democrat Senator extend the same reassurance to Judge Kavanaugh. According to Dr. Ford there are only six people that witnessed this but the one that knows everything to include the intent of the heart will be the “nal Judge the Lord Jesus Christ will make the “nal decision. I pray that whoever is in the wrong will get it right before they breathe their last breath, for He tells us in His Word how He will judge in that day if they dont get it right. Deuteronomy 19:15-19 (HCSB) One witness cannot establish any wrongdoing or sin against a person, whatever that person has done. A fact must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses. If a malicious witness testi“es against someone accusing him of a crime, the two people in the dispute must stand in the presence of the LORD before the priests and judges in authority at the time. The judges are to make a careful investigation, and if the witness turns out to be a liar who has falsely accused his brother, you must do to him as he intended to do to his brother. You must purge the evil from you.ŽJohn Lunn Lake PlacidANOTHER VIEW With all the vitriol in our politics „ with all the disagreement that is tearing our country apart „ we could all use some levity about now. Heres one joke I think we can all agree with: A man wearing a ski mask jumped into the path of a well-dressed man and stuck a gun against his ribs. Give me your money,Ž said the mugger. You cant do this,Ž said the well-dressed man. Im a U.S. congressman!Ž In that case,Ž said the mugger, give me MY money!Ž Being a parent is more challenging than ever. We live in a time when parents must censor C-SPAN! Which reminds me of the one about the father who used the never-ending shenanigans in Washington to teach his son an important lesson. Son, you should never steal, lie or cheat.Ž Why, Dad?Ž Because the government hates competition!Ž The U.S. Senate is agitating millions of Americans. The allegedly august body of distinguished minds is supposed to give thoughtful pause to our political process „ but is giving us a Jerry Springer show instead. Thats why the words of legendary humorist Will Rogers are truer today than when he spoke them during the Great Depression: The Senate just sits and waits till they “nd out what the president wants, so they know how to vote against him.Ž About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.Ž Senators are a never-ending source of amusement, amazement and discouragement.Ž With our senators being held in such low regard, this joke will resonate with many: A minister goes to a barbershop on Capitol Hill. The barber, thanking him for his service, says No charge.Ž The next morning, the barber “nds a thankyou note from the minister. A few days later a police of“cer gets his hair cut. The barber, thanking the of“cer for his service, says No charge.Ž The next morning, the barber “nds a thankyou note from the police of“cer. A few days after that, a senator gets his hair cut. The barber, thanking the senator for his service, says No charge.Ž The next morning, as he arrives at his shop, a dozen senators are waiting on the stoop.Ž Public discourse is suffering in our country right now „ one could argue it is non-existent, which is a dangerous turn for our country. According to dictionary. com, discourseŽ is communication of thought by words; talk; conversation.Ž Thoughtful conversation is how we arrive at political consensus „ how we vote for political leaders, make our laws, pick our judges. Thoughtful conversation „ not shouting and name-calling „ is the only way to iron out disagreements in both our personal and public lives. Thoughtful conversation „ thoughtful public discourse „ is the bedrock of an orderly, well-functioning republic. God knows were short on thoughtful conversation at this moment „ at our own peril. To that end, I hope we can all agree on this one: A couple was touring the capitol in Washington, and the guide pointed out a tall, benevolent gentleman as the congressional chaplain. The lady asked, What does the chaplain do? Does he pray for the Senate or House?Ž No,Ž said the tour guide. He gets up, looks at both houses of Congress, then prays for the country!Ž Tom Purcell, author of Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood,Ž a humorous memoir available at, is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. Send comments to Tom at Tom@ abound, but political divide no laughing matterGUEST COLUMNTom Purcell


A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 in T-shirts. While in middle school, Reiss saw her mothers best friend and her second mother, Momma Gail,Ž lose a battle to cancer. In her senior year her mother got diagnosed. Reiss mother is now cancer free for 10 years, a major milestone, she said. Chief Deputy Tim Eures, over Highlands County Fire and Rescue, lost his father a year after diagnosis 12 years ago. He also lost a friend who started “ghting “res when he did. Eures and Steve Whitney were among nine “re“ghters hired in 1978 to man Sebring Fire Department Station 15, then a brand new substation on U.S. 27. Whitney eventually went to Cape Canaveral to serve with the U.S. Air Force Fire Department and Kennedy Space Center Fire Department. He died in 2018. To be around him, you realize your problems are very minuscule,Ž Eures said: He never let anyone know he was tired. Because he was a “re“ghter, he looked at cancer as a “re,Ž Eures added. Fighting aggressively, with determination courage and hope, Whitney would knock the “re back,Ž knowing the “reŽ could come back more determined,Ž Eures said. Ultimately, sometimes, the “re doesnt go out,Ž Eures said. Steve was “rm in his belief. Around him, he made you laugh.Ž Eures said cancer prevention is also like “re prevention: Constantly checking for trouble spots and staying aware to “ght a “re as soon as it starts, not letting it get ahead of you. Recovering after cancer, Eures said, is like a “re, asking if there were ways to detect it sooner, “ght harder with better technology or just put more water on it. It may only take one more gallon of water, but it goes out,Ž Eures said. Fighting cancer, thats money.Ž County Commissioner Jack Richie lost his wife. His daughter has had to have surgery for breast cancer, and his son has cancer, too. What astounds me, all the money given to “nd a solution to cancer, and were not even close to getting it,Ž Richie said. (Cancer) is just an evil thing thats plaguing the people of the world.Ž Anything that would help, Richie said, he would do. Thats why when Bashoor suggested the T-shirt fundraiser, he and other county commissioners jumped at it. A few other of“cials who have sported T-shirts this week include: € County Administrator Randy Vosburg, whose family has lost members to cancer. € County Commissioner Ron Handley, who lost his father along with some of his employees, and has seen his wife and daughter-in-law battle the disease. € County Commissioner Don Elwell, whose cousins, aunt and grandparents fought cancer. € County Commissioner Greg Harris, who has lost friends, but no family members. Assistant County Administrator Tasha Morgan, County Attorney Joy Carmichael and other county staff sported the shirts at Tuesdays county commission meeting. It takes an emotional toll and a “nancial toll, Reiss said. The whole point of selling the shirts is to start up a fund to make sure people get tested. We all want to get to the point someday when there arent any “res,Ž Eures said. We will do whatever we can to assist and get peoples lives back in order: Whatever will put the “re out.Ž Reiss checked with Bashoor Thursday. He said there arent plans to print more T-shirts, so those who want one of the 50 left „ large and extra-large sizes „ should email Bashoor at or visit People can also call the Emergency Operations Center at 863-385-1112.CANCERFROM PAGE 1A PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFCounty Commissioner Ron Handley, second from the left, talks with, from left, Business Services Director Chris Benson and Road and Bridge Director Kyle Green. 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Loyal Order of the Moose of Lake Placid and their sponsors. Plans show the monument will be on a 20-foot square, 4-inch thick base. Also on the City Council agenda: € Resolution suspending Cyrus Wyche from the Southside CRA Advisory Board. € Request to consider the Amended 2019 Holiday Calendar. € First amendment to the City Attorney contract. The Avon Park City Council will meet at 6 p.m., Monday in the City Council Chambers, 123 E. Pine St.MEMORIALFROM PAGE 1A COURTESY PHOTO/In this photo courtesy of Battle of the Bands, Anna Marie Feeney, middle, is with Sebring Moose Lodge members in 2017. adno=3617087-1Join us for our Pink on Parade 5k run and 1 mile walk. Wear your pinkest attire as we run, walk and rally against breast cancer. All proceeds will assist in purchasing an automated whole breast ultrasound system. This stateof-the-art technology will detect cancer missed in a mammogram screening because of dense breast tissue. 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Workers will take the wrap o the trees. e worker must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, working quickly and skillfully with their hands Packing House … Workers may be required to perform miscellaneous packing house work, including grading, clean-up, stacking packed cartons, dumping fruit from cartons, and constructing boxes. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Proper work attire is required. Random drug testing may occur at the employers expense. Due to possible Date of Need changes, worker is required to purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the worker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employers work site from the place of recruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the contract period. 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A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 places like Spring Lake Improvement District. There, district supervisors paid for storm water mitigation through water management districts. They now have a $6.8 million, 750,000 cubic-yard lake bed, 1.47 miles in diameter that takes runoff from a 4,000-acre area and holds up to 9.5 million cubic feet (71 million gallons) before discharging into Arbuckle Creek. Elwell said the county might not be able to pay for all the studies. Howerton agreed, which is why he wanted them ranked. Susie Bishop, executive director of Highlands Soil and Water Conservation District, said her agency might also be able to help with the 25 percent match, but not with administering the grant or running the project. Im a staff of one,Ž Bishop said. She said with all the agricultural lands in the Soil and Water District, her agencys biggest concern is preserving water quality, not managing quantity. Watersheds to study were ranked, by county commissioners, as follows: € Jack Creek watershed, which is currently under study by SWFWMD. € The Lake Haven/ Orange Blossom Estates/ Silver Fox areas. € Sebring Country Estates and Sebring Hills subdivisions. € Sebring Falls area. € Lake Lotela watershed. The “nal vote was 3-1 in favor of the list. Commissioner Jack Richie dissented because watershed designations were looking at population, not topography. The studies, he said, should also account for driveways and small drainage pipes. Most of these subdivisions had no plans for drainage when they were platted, he said, and water dynamics would change once more people build homes. Howerton said avoiding ”ooded homes and roads is the biggest concern with these studies. Some places, like Lake Lotela Drive, got close to having ”ooded homes. He said his biggest concern is not having places to put the water when an Irma-type event returns. Sebring Country Estates and Sebring Hills, located respectively behind WalMart and Lakeshore Mall, had a lot of ”ooding because of insuf“cient drainage in their 1960s plats, Howerton said. The area is mostly ”at, Howerton said. What water does ”ow goes to Thunderbird Road, then across and under U.S. 27 to The Shops at Shelby Crossing. Commission Chair Greg Harris asked why the Florida Department of Transportation didnt address drainage problems 15-20 years ago when it added lanes to U.S. 27. It wasnt raining,Ž Handley said. Howerton also said the county has seen above-average rainfall for the last four to “ve years. Both the water table and lake levels are high now, he said, leaving no place for heavy rains.COUNTYFROM PAGE 1Athe eco park to give him the vision of what the monument might be and where it may be placed. The eco park is a natural setting with white cranes and blue herons that play among the reeds in the water. There is pavilion-style picnic tables and a paved loop that meanders around the lake. Intermittently placed around the lake are benches to sit and re”ect. Decerbo said that the senior Gentry was very pleased and grateful with the idea and place for the memorial. The memorial will be about a mile from his home and he told Decerbo he would visit the memorial every day. Although still in the works, Decerbo sees the monument as having a picture of Gentry with his K-9 partner Roni. The board would also like to see cue stick(s) worked into the memorial also, as he was renown for the handmade creations. Gentry was an animal lover and worked with Roni and in addition to him, he also owned other dogs, Sika, Chubbs and Link. Gentrys father told Decerbo that one of the last things Gentry asked his father was to take care of his dogs. We just want William Gentry to be remembered,Ž Decerbo said. This will be “rst class. This deputy was shot in the line of duty, trying to keep others safe. His death really affected our community.Ž Decerbo said the monument would be worthy of the brave hero. After his death, Gentry was a hero to many as his donated organs saved or changed the lives of others. Most memorials will have crosses or ”owers and will fade,Ž Decerbo said. This will last forever.Ž The sheriffs of“ce is working in conjunction with the district to fund the project. The two entities will work together to “nd the funds for the monument. It doesnt matter what it costs, we will “nd the money,Ž said Decerbo. We will have a garage sale and special events to raise it. This family is loved by our community.ŽGENTRYFROM PAGE 1A COURTESY PHOTOA memorial to Deputy William Gentry Jr. is planned for the eco park at Spring Lake. HEALING TRACTIONHAND DELIVERED...Right Where You NEED It! AVON PARK CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC HEALING THE HEARTLAND FOR OVER 30 YEARS! 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SPORTS SECTION B Sunday, October 7, 2018 • LOCAL • STATE • NATIONAL By JIM TAYLORCORRESPONDENTAVON PARK „ The Avon Park Red Devils could not overcome second half turnovers and miscues as they gave up a 14-6 lead to lose to the Fort Meade Miners 21-14 at Joe Franza Stadium in Avon Park on Friday night. The loss drops the Red Devils to 5-2 on the season, but they may have also lost their standout defensive end DahQuan Braswell for the rest of the season with a severe ankle injury suffered just before the half. We came out strong, I am happy with how we played, we played well,Ž said Avon Park coach Jerry Hudnell. We lost three fumbles, two in or near the red zone and the interception at the end. That has been the story of the season, turnover, turnover, turnover. We give the ball away, we give short fields,we cant do that against good teams.Ž Avon Park came out strong after forcing Fort Meade to punt on their first possession. Starting from their own 12-yard line, they went 88 yards in 15 plays. The drive was nearly jeopardized with an all-too common muffed snap that eventually put Avon Park in a 3rdand-23 at the Miners 43. Tyrek Dunlap completed passes to Javarius Smith and Xavier Holdman. Smith caught a pass for 17 yards that still left them short of the first down, and the Red Devils went for it on 4thand-6 and Holdmans 14-yard reception gave Avon Park a first down at Fort Meades 12 yard line. Three plays later, Dunlap scored on a 3-yard run and with the extra point by Cameron Bolen, the Red Devils led 7-0 late in the first quarter. Fort Meade answered on their next drive, scoring on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Miners dig out of hole, defeat Red Devils JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTAvon Parks Jalen Turner tracks down Fort Meades Kamron Simmons after a small gain. DEVILS | 8BThe freshwater “shing forecast for the second week of October gives anglers the new moon phase and a rainy season weather forecast. The lunar perigee occurred two days ago and the new moon occurs Monday, which makes for a strong new moon. And as is always the case with new and full moons, there will be three daytime periods in which “sh will be active above the normal 28day feed-rate average, all centered on the three solar events „ solar noon, sunset and sunrise. The weather forecast for this week would be perfect if not for the prediction of signi“cant cloud-cover starting today and remaining above 75 percent until the weekend. This will greatly decrease oxygen production and this will in turn cause “sh to digest food very slowly. So you can expect the morning bite to suffer “rst and increasingly become worse until bright sunny days return „ forecast for Saturday. Secondly the evening bite will suffer, especially if there is signi“cant rainfall to go with the cloud-cover. And the midday bite should remain constant due to the atmospheric pressure increase period being enough in”uence to trigger adjustment activity upward, sunshine or not. We start today with a perfect steady east “shing wind in the 9-12 mile-per-hour range. Wednesday it switches to a south wind at 8-10 mph and declines further Thursday through Sunday to a weak 5 mph southwesterly wind. When there is a steady consistent wind pattern for an extended period of days, “sh populations follow the wind-driven members of the lakes food-chain to the windy side of the lake. Since an easterly direction wind has prevailed over the past few weeks „ sometimes slightly north or south but predominately easterly direction „ the larger part of the populations will be on the western, northwestern and southwestern areas of the lake shorelines and the east, northeast and southeast shoreline areas of islands. When “shing the windy, wave-action areas of the lake, remember to select darker colored baits due to the increased turbidity levels. Using noise makers such as glass and metal New moon fishing heats upHIGHLANDS BASS ANGLERDave Douglass FISHING | 6BBy RUTH ANNE LAWSONSTAFF WRITERLAKELAND … The Sebring Blue Streaks blanked the Kathleen Red Devils in Friday nights game. The Blue Streaks defeated the Red Devils 26-0. Tensions were high as the game ended with a fight and Sebring being escorted off the field. The win raised Sebrings record to an impressive 5-1 for the season. In the first quarter, Sebrings Jabari Knighten made a big interception with 11:38 left in the first. Later in the quarter Knighten ran the ball to the 2-yard line but it is met by a host of Red Devils that strip the ball from his hands. Sebrings Kasey Hawthorne scoops the ball up and runs it in for a touchdown. The extra-point attempt was no good giving the Blue Streaks a 6-0 lead with 4:58 left in the first quarter. It was a great game,Ž said Sebring coach Lavaar Scott. We came out and played two halves. We played pretty tough defensively and offensively. Our offense did what we needed to do when we had possession and it was a pretty good game for us. Everyone played well and did their jobs. We came out and executed. I am very proud of them. We have been playing some pretty good opponents and didnt get a shutout. Tonight we played a 7A team and got the shutout.Ž The Blue Streaks were on their own 23-yard line when quarterback, DJ Williams, ran the ball down field for a 77-yard touchdown. C.D. Lamadine kicked the extra point furthering Sebrings lead to 13-0 with 4:05 left in the half.Blue Streaks blank Kathleen Sebrings Norris Taylor (1) hands the ball o to Devion Littles (7) who runs the ball down “eld in Friday nights game against Kathleen. RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFFA host of Blue Streaks chase down Kathleens quarterback, William McDonald, in Friday nights shutout.STREAKS | 5BBy ALLEN MOODYHIGHLANDS SUN EDITORLAKE PLACID „ The effort was there. So was the intensity. The only thing missing was the one big play that would have given Lake Placid a win Friday, as the DeSoto Bulldogs were able to come away with a 16-8 victory at Roger Scarborough Memorial Stadium on homecoming for the Green Dragons. The Green Dragon defense was outstanding the whole game, with DeSotos only offensive touchdown coming in the “nal minute of the game, when Lake Placid elected to let the Bulldogs score in order to get the ball back with a chance to tie the game. After a scoreless “rst quarter, things picked up a bit in the second quarter, as the Bulldogs got on the scoreboard “rst. With Lake Placid pushed back to its own 9-yard line, the Green Dragons were forced to punt and a high, short punt took a bounce back towards the Lake Placid goal where it scooped up by DeSoto and taken 17 yards to the end zone for a touchdown. Daniel Coronels extra-point made it 7-0 Bulldogs with 10:55 left in the “rst half. The DeSoto defense was up to the challenge themselves and the score remained 7-0 until late in the second quarter when the Dragons took over on the DeSoto 17 following an errant pass that was actually a backwards lateral recovered by Lake Placid. Katwan Ward gained seven yards on two carries and Shamar Mitchell was stopped at the line of scrimmage to bring up 4th-and-3 at the Bulldog 10 and Javarie White picked up “ve yards to give Lake Placid 1st-andgoal. But the drive started going backwards and Lake Placid was faced with a 4th-and-goal at DeSotos 22. Mitchell ”oated one up down the right side of the “eld and Quwesmael Sholtz caught the ball near the 5 and ran into the end zone for a touchdown. Mitchell connected with Jacqueaz Bivins for the 2-point conversion to give Lake Placid an 8-7 lead with 2:34 left in the half. The score remained 8-7 until DeSoto tacked on a safety with 2:51 remaining in the third quarter when the Dragons were pinned DeSoto downs Dragons in defensive battle ALLEN MOODY/STAFFLake Placids Quwesmael Sholtz gets brought down after picking up some yardage in Fridays game with DeSoto.DRAGONS | 2B


B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 deep and attempted to punt from their 5. A high snap forced Sholtz to try and escape the DeSoto pressure and the of“ cials said he stepped out of the end zone, giving the Bulldogs two points and a 9-8 lead. Following an interception by Lake Placids Izayiah Patterson and an exchange of punts, the Green Dragons had good “ eld position at their own 47. A 12-yard completion from Mitchell to Ward was wiped out for a penalty and Lake Placid went back to the well one more time with a high pass to Sholtz down the right side of the “ eld. Sholtz came down with the ball, but the of“ cial ruled the typical defensive back/ wide receiver jostling that takes place was a bit too severe and ” agged the Dragons for offensive pass interference. Following an interception, the Bulldogs took over on the Green Dragon 15. On 4th-and-1, Lake Placid jumped offsides, giving DeSoto the ball on the Green Dragon 3 with just over a minute to go. Rather than line up in victory formation the Bulldogs came out in their standard offense and Lake Placid coach Andy Judah hollered at his players to let them score if they ran a play, which they did and scored a TD with 48 seconds remaining. Even with Coronel making the extra-point, the score was 16-8 and the Dragons got the ball one “ nal time, but time ran off the clock and the Bulldogs held on. The Dragons had a few miscues on the “ eld, but Judah said thats on him and he was proud of the “ ght the team showed. They played hard,Ž Judah said. Were an undisciplined team and that falls on me. Im the coach.Ž The Green Dragons travel to LaBelle on Friday to face the Cowboys.DRAGONSFROM PAGE 1B ALLEN MOODY/STAFFLake Placids Will Taylor (50) wraps up a DeSoto ball carrier during Fridays game. ? Here is afor you to consider today. 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PAGE 11 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 THE ASSOCIATED PRESSThe Los Angeles Dodgers head to Atlanta full of con“dence after consecutive shutouts gave them a commanding 2-0 lead over the Braves in their National League Division Series, while the Colorado Rockies hope a change of scenery awakens their bats a little bit, as theyve managed just two runs in two games against the Milwaukee Brewers. And they face some daunting history: only three times have teams that trailed 2-0 rallied to win a best-of-“ve playoff series under the 2-2-1 format. Atlanta was outscored 9-0 and outhit 10-9 in losing the “rst two games at Dodger Stadium, where Los Angeles slugged “ve homers. Game 3 is tonight at SunTrust Park, with Kevin Gausman expected to take the mound for the Braves. He was 5-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 10 starts after Atlanta acquired him from Baltimore at the July 31 trade deadline in a six-player deal. The Baby Braves ran into back-to-back dominant pitchers in Hyun-Jin Ryu and Clayton Kershaw in Los Angeles. Atlanta didnt advance a runner past second base in Game 1 and twice got runners to third in Game 2, but couldnt score. We need to go out there and string some hits together, a couple big innings,Ž shortstop Charlie Culberson said. They might be hardpressed to do that against rookie Walker Buehler, who starts Game 3 for the Dodgers having drawn comparisons to ace Kershaw. Obviously, its a big spot,Ž Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts said, but he continues to kind of surpass all expectations.Ž Buehler, a 24-year-old right-hander, last pitched on Monday, allowing one hit in 6 2/3 innings and striking out three in the NL West tiebreaker victory over the Rockies. I kind of look at it as like a baby step,Ž Buehler said about having pitched in a crucial regular-season Game 163. Obviously, this will be my “rst playoff game. But 163 has got to be somewhere between a regular game and a playoff game. Im just kind of going with the same game plan and try and stay under control.Ž The Braves closed the regular season with three losses in their last “ve games, managing just one run in those defeats. Weve got to start scoring some runs and hopefully we can do that in front of our home crowd,Ž said “rst baseman Freddie Freeman, who was 1 for 8 with two strikeouts in the “rst two games. Braves leadoff hitter Ronald Acuna Jr. fared only slightly better, going 2 for 8 with two strikeouts. Center “elder Ender Inciarte went 2 for 6 with two strikeouts, while cleanup hitter Nick Markakis was 1 for 7 with two strikeouts in the two losses. This teams better when weve had our backs against the wall,Ž Inciarte said. Weve shocked a lot of people already „ we can do it again.Ž Colorado hitters missing the mark Chris Iannetta made contact, all right. He slammed his bat over his right knee, splitting it in half after a strikeout with the potential tying run at third base in the seventh inning. Connecting with the ball? Not so much. It was the same old story for the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the NL Division Series: Their power-laden lineup couldnt score runs. No wonder theyre down 2-0 in the series following a 4-0 loss on Friday at Miller Park. Game 3 is Sunday in Denver, with the Rockies sending German Marquez to the mound against Milwaukees Wade Miley. Facing elimination, maybe the thin mountain air will do Colorado some good. You just keep “ghting through it and having good at-bats,Ž manager Bud Black said. So weve got to keep “ghting the good “ght.Ž The Rockies “nished among the major league leaders in several offensive categories this year. But theyve scored just six runs in four games since slugging “ve homers in a 12-0 victory over Washington on Sunday that left them tied for the NL West lead after 162 games. They dropped a tiebreaker with the Dodgers for the division title and then squeaked out a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the wild card game before taking their quiet bats to Milwaukee. Colorados three All-Stars „ center “elder Charlie Blackmon, third baseman Nolan Arenado and shortstop Trevor Story „ are a combined 3 for 23 in the series with two RBIs „ both in the ninth inning of Game 1, which the Rockies lost 3-2 in 10 innings. Take away that rally and its a series shutout for Milwaukee. Colorado stranded nine runners in Game 2. Its been a tough past couple days for us offensively, theres no denying that,Ž Story said. Were going home and we feel con“dent that we can turn it around.Ž Storys struggles might be the most puzzling. He had seven homers and 18 RBIs against Milwaukee in the regular season. The last few games have been a little bit tough. And theyve been rough for a lot of guys now,Ž Black said. 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PAGE 13 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 The Blue Streaks regaiedn possession and make it to Kathleens 20-yard line. Williams passed to Jaray Harrison who was brought down on the 1-yard line. The Red Devils pushed the Blue Streaks back to the 7-yard line. Sebring attempted a field goal, but it was blocked with six seconds remaining in the first half and the Blue Streaks led 13-0 at the intermission. Sebring received the kickoff at the start of the second half. The Blue Streaks inched their way to Kathleens 48-yard line. Hawthorne maneuvered his way down field past several defenders and found his way into the endzone for another Sebring touchdown. The 48-yard run extended Sebrings lead to 19-0 with 9:37 left in the third quarter. We had a good game,Ž said Jabari Knighten. We played good defense and offense and we came out early. I got a pick and no one caught a pass on me. It made me feel good cause we got momentum early. I think we have a good team this season and just cant wait to finish it off. We are going to get in the weight room and watch some film to get ready for Lake Wales. We are going to practice hard and regain our strength. I love the coach staff and this season I want get a pick, touchdown and punt return all in one game. Our team goal is to be district champions.Ž The Blue Streaks were on the Red Devils 45yard line when Williams passed the ball down field to wide open Norris Taylor who ran it in for a touchdown. Lamadine made the extra point widening Sebrings lead to 26-0 with 6:57 left in the third quarter. The game ended with a brawl on the field. Referees, Deputies and coaches struggled to separate the players involved. Players and parents charged the field as officials tried to calm things down and figure out what happened. Tensions were high and the game ended early with :45 seconds left on the clock. I dont know what happened at the end of tonights game,Ž Scott said. One of Kathleens kids said one our kids kicked him and I tried to break that fight up. The refs could have done a better job of corralling it, but tensions were high. I think our kids did the right thing and we will look at film to make sure, but I think most of our players did the right thing.Ž The Blue Streaks will have an extra week to get ready for a tough Lake Wales team. We have a bye week next week and it is coming at the right time,Ž Scott said. We will be playing Lake Wales and it is going to be a big game. We need this rest. The Sebring Blue Streaks will travel to Lake Wales to face the Highlanders Friday Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in a Class 6A-District 8 game.STREAKSFROM PAGE 1B Sebring quarterback, DJ Williams, makes a pass during Friday nights victory against Kathleen. 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B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 rattles and or vibration producers such as blades and spinners, lipped solid body baits, all alert feeding “sh that theres a potential food member coming their way in the low visibility water. My personal favorite arti“cial bait this time of year is anything which is very short, very fat and real heavy, which produces intense action and vibration when retrieved at the slowest speeds possible „ move one inch, pause, then move or bump it forward and pause, move it six inches in three seconds and pause, thenƒtighten the line but dont move the bait forward, repeat four-step procedure. All three of my last bass over ten pounds have come using the Medlock 1-ounce jig, in any of the dark colors, and attaching a fat heavy tube-bait such as a Fat Ika as a trailer. The strikes came as I gently rocked the bait on the bottom next to cattail and bulrush plant root bases „ rocking is accomplished as I move the bait while it sits on the bottom, without advancing the bait forward. To accomplish this, requires a tightening-up of the slack line and then releasing tension on the line and repeating the rod back-and-forth motion technique. Essentially youll be playing with slack line ”oating on the surface, which requires that you line-watch and or feel the spool for the tell-tale sign of a trophy bass, which is a slight tap on the line or a straightening of the curved line, and nothing more. Best Fishing Days: Today through Wednesday midday and evening hours and perhaps in some lakes with enough depth, the sunrise period. The Major Fishing Period: Today the moon overhead period occurs at 12:08 p.m. and solar noon at 1:12 p.m. however the atmospheric pressure spike period has been occurring during the mid-to-late morning hours. Therefore a feed rating of 6 to 7 will occur today from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday the rating increases to 7 to 8 and the time will expand to 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Minor Fishing Period: Today the moonset occurs at 6:29 p.m. and the sunset at 7:05 p.m. and will create a feed intensity rating of 5 to 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. With the forecasted cloud-cover all week the dissolved oxygen production will be weak, however this period of the day still remains the high oxygen rate period of the day. The more sunshine prevails during the day, the better the feeding action will be. Rating increases to 6 to 7 for Monday and Tuesday evenings. Prime Monthly Periods: Oct. 6-11, new moon; Oct. 21-26, full moon; Nov. 4-9, new moon; Nov. 20-25, full moon; Dec. 4-9, new moon; Dec. 19-24, full moon. Highlands Bass Angler Bass Guide-Trips: A 4-6 hour summer charter for $225 for one or two anglers, all gear, arti“cial bait and tackle included. Cold water and weather protection provided. Custom bass “shing charter package options available. Call 863-381-8474 to plan and book your bass “shing experience today. Seasonal Safety Notes: Lightning is a very serious threat during the Florida rainy season. The standard rule: Be no more than three or four minutes away from a vehicle or permanent structure. So the time your boat is able to travel from your “shing-hole to one of the two safe-place options, should be less than four minutes. If you get caught on the lake with no time to get to safety, keep motors in the water and lay down as low as possible andƒ..persuade yourself not be this irresponsible with yourself ever again „ been there, done that. News: The lake level is at 39.10 feet above sea level, which is the maximum level in the seasonal management schedule today „ 4-5 inches below the annual high level of 39.50 feet. The minimum level currently is 38.75 feet. Today, four S68 spillway gates are closed to remain on schedule. This seasonal rain-buffer schedule is necessary because the lake “lls six times faster than water is able to be released during major rain events. Visit website and click on the links to the South Florida Water Mgmt. (SFWMD) real time S68 and S68X spillway gates status webpage. Youll “nd water level and ”ow status data of all water way structures from Kissimmee to Clewiston. Also provided is a link to the Army Corps of Engineers graphical plot, annual water-management schedule website link. Access this article online at or HighlandsBassAngler. com Fishing from Shorelines: Learn where the deeper water comes closest to shorelines by consulting a lake contour map. There are45 Highlands County lake maps published online at Each map is edited to include boat ramp locations and have been enlarged for easy reading. Youll discover that the majority of the lakes public boat ramps and docks are located within the better shoreline “shing areas. HighlandsBassAngler. com offers bass “shing guide-trip options, 72 lake-contour maps and additional map sources and “shing philosophy. Personalized custom “shing package options for beginners to professional anglers are available upon request. Dave Douglass is a bass “shing guide and teacher on 25 lakes, from the towns of Kissimmee to Clewiston. Visit HighlandsBassAngler. com for complete details. Phone: 863-381-8474. Email: DavidPDouglass@ PAGE 1B COURTESY PHOTOPic of father and son, Dave and Chase Strunc of Sebring holding an 11-pound and 3.5-pound bass caught on Istokpoga using the Medlock jig and 7-inch black and blue senko stick bait.adno=3617806-1 Julie L. Iellimo, P.A.-C. Darrin A. Rotman, M.D. Heather V. Brew, P.A.-C. Appointments Available Now!Call Us Today at 863-386-07863109 Medical Way Sebring, FL New Patients Welcome ad no=36178061 7 Your Skin, Your HealthOur Expertise! 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B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 Dearrick Howard. The Miners missed the extra point as Avon Park still held a lead at 7-6. Avon Park threatened with less than two minutes in the half, but lost the first of three fumbles, this one at the Miners 22 yard line as the Red Devils went into the half leading at 7-6. After a scoreless third quarter, the Red Devils scored on the second play of the fourth quarter to complete an 11-play, 70-yard drive with Dunlap scoring his second touchdown of the game to put the Red Devils up by eight, 14-6. Fort Meade again answered quickly, returning the kickoff to the Red Devils 40, plus Avon Park was flagged for a facemask penalty put the Miners on Avon Parks 25. One play was all that was needed as Howard hit Deandre Gibson on a post pattern for a 25-yard touchdown pass. Fort Meade converted the run to tie the game at 14. Avon Park lost their second fumble of the game on their next drive, giving Fort Meade the ball on Avon Parks 40. The Red Devil defense came up big and after a sack for a 13 yard loss, Fort Meade was forced to put from their own 38. A muffed snapped on the punt ended up being a 20-yard loss and a turnover on downs, giving Avon Park the ball on Fort Meades 18. Avon Park made it to the 5-yard line before losing their third fumble of the game. Fort Meade went 95 yards in nine plays, taking advantage of the aggressive nature of the Red Devil defense for an over the middle screen play from Howard to Kamron Simmons who went 36 yards for the touchdown to put Fort Meade up 21-14 with a 1:46 left in the game. Avon Park threatened on their last drive, quickly moving to Fort Meades 21 with a minute left in the game. Fort Meade squashed the Red Devils comeback attempt with an interception at the 5-yard line. The Miners went into victory formation to seal the win over the Red Devils, 21-14. Howard completed 13 of 17 passes for 135 yard and two touchdowns for the Miners. Earl Collins led the Red Devils with 111 yards on 17 carries and also caught four passes for 39 yards. Holdman also had four receptions for 44 as Dunlap completed 9 of 13 passes for 100 yards. The Red Devils head into a bye week before facing Cardinal Mooney in two weeks at home for homecoming.DEVILSFROM PAGE 1B Avon Parks Earl Collins III rushed for 111 yards on 17 carries against Fort Meade. JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTAvon Parks Tyrek Dunlap muscles his way in for a 3 yard touchdown run, the “rst of two for Dunlap against Fort Meade. Avon Parks DahQuan Braswell wraps up Fort Meades Kamron Simmons for no gain. Avon Parks Jorden Constant makes a move on a Fort Meade defender while returning a kicko. 863-607-HOME (4663) Home Solution Lenders, Inc. e Seasoned Home Mortgage Professionals adno=3615834-1


THE NEWS WIRESTATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS Banksy artwork self-destructs just after $1.4 million auction saleSee page 3 Sunday, October 7, 2018 By ALAN FRAM, LISA MASCARO and MATTHEW DALYASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday night as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization „ now encroaching on the court that the 53-year-old judge may well swing rightward for decades to come. Even as Kavanaugh took his oath of of“ ce in a quiet private ceremony, not long after the narrowest Senate con“ rmation in nearly a century and a half, protesters chanted outside the court building across the street from the Capitol. The climactic 50-48 roll call capped a “ ght that seized the national conversation after claims emerged that he had sexually assaulted women three decades ago „ allegations he emphatically denied. Those accusations transformed the clash from a routine struggle over judicial ideology into an angry jumble of questions about victims rights, the presumption of innocence and personal attacks on nominees. His con“ rmation provides a de“ ning accomplishment for President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, which found a unifying force in the cause of putting a new conservative majority on the court. Before the sexual accusations grabbed the Senates and the nations attention, Democrats had argued that Kavanaughs rulings and writings as an appeals court judge had raised serious concerns about his views on abortion rights and a presidents right to bat away legal probes. Trump, ” ying to Kansas for a political rally, ” ashed a thumbsup gesture when the tally was announced and praised Kavanaugh for being able to withstand this horrible, horrible attack by the Democrats.Ž He later telephoned his congratulations to the new justice, then at the rally returned to his own attack on the Democrats as an angry left-wing mob.Ž Like Trump, senators at the Capitol predicted voters would react strongly by defeating the other partys candidates in next months congressional elections. Its turned our base on “ re,Ž declared Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. But Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York forecast gains for his party instead: Change must come from where change in America always begins: the ballot box.Ž The justices themselves made a quiet show of solidarity. Kavanaugh was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts and the man hes replacing, retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, as fellow Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan looked on „ two conservatives and two liberals. Still, Kagan noted the night before that Kennedy has been a person who found the centerŽ and its not so clear well have that now. Noisy to the end, the Senate battle featured a call of the roll that was interrupted several times by protesters shouting in the spectators gallery before Capitol Police removed them. Vice President Mike Pence presided, his potential tie-breaking vote unnecessary. Trump has now put his stamp on the court with his second justice in as many years. Yet Kavanaugh is joining under a cloud. Accusations from several women remain under scrutiny, and House Democrats have pledged further investigation if they win the majority in November. Outside groups are culling an unusually long paper trail from his previous government and political work, with the National Archives and Records Administration expected to release a cache of millions of documents later this month. Kavanaugh, a father of two, strenuously denied the allegations of Christine Blasey Ford, who says he sexually assaulted her when they were teens. An appellate court judge on the District of Columbia circuit for the past 12 years, he pushed for the Senate vote as hard as Republican leaders „ not just to reach this capstone of his legal career, but in “ ghting to clear his name After Fords allegations, Democrats and their allies became engaged as seldom before, though there were obvious echoes of Thomas combative con“ rmation over the sexual harassment accusations of Anita Hill, who worked for him at two federal agencies. Protesters began swarming Capitol Hill, creating a tense, confrontational atmosphere that put Capitol Police on edge. As exhausted senators prepared for Saturdays vote, some were ” anked by security guards. KAVANAUGH CONFIRMED, SWORN INBrett Kavanaugh was quickly sworn in as Supreme Court justice after divided Senate narrowly confirms him AP PHOTOActivists chant as they are arrested by Capitol Hill Police o cers after occupying the steps on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol as they protest the con“ rmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill, Saturday in Washington. By DARLENE SUPERVILLEASSOCIATED PRESSCAIRO „ It took Melania Trumps “ rst big solo international trip for her to show a different side of herself „ a playful, less serious one. And while she generously dished out warm smiles and happy waves, the “ rst lady also used her four-nation tour of Africa to draw some “ rmer boundaries between her own views and those of her husband the president. I dont always agree with what he says and I tell him that,Ž the “ rst lady told reporters Saturday against the backdrop of the Great Sphinx before she headed back to Washington. But I have my own voice and my own opinions and its very important for me that I express what I feel.Ž The U.S. “ rst lady hopscotched across Africa without President Donald Trump, commanding a spotlight that was hers alone. In doing her own thing, the very private “ rst lady essentially peeled back the curtain ever so slightly as she wiped away the serious face she wears around Washington. She demonstrated her independence from her husband in ways large and small „ like talking up U.S. foreign aid that hes tried to slash and ignoring the Fox-only edict that the president imposes on TV screens when hes aboard Air Force One. The “ rst lady also did a few things shes never done before, like wave to journalists as she boarded a U.S. government aircraft for the grueling “ ve-day tour across multiple time zones. With big smiles on her face „ sometimes paired with the unfamiliar sound of her laughter „ she cuddled babies and bottle-fed young elephants.Melania Trump puts on happier face during Africa tour AP PHOTOFirst lady Melania Trump walks with children as she visits the Nest Orphanage in Limuru, Kenya, Friday. The “ rst lady is visiting Africa on her “ rst big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a “ ve-day, four-country tour. By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP MEDICAL WRITERU.S. regulators Friday expanded the use of Mercks cervical cancer vaccine to adults up to age 45. The vaccine was previously only for preteens and young adults through 26. The Food and Drug Administration approved Gardasil 9 for women and men through 45. The vaccine protects against the human papilloma virus „ or HPV „ which can cause cervical cancer, certain other cancers and genital warts. The virus is very common and is spread through sex. In most cases, HPV doesnt cause any problems, but some infections persist and eventually lead to cancer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates about 14 million people become newly infected with HPV each year, mostly teens and young adults. Gardasil was originally approved for girls in 2006 and later for boys „ partly to reduce the FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45MERCK VIA APThis undated image provided by Merck on Friday shows a vial and packaging for the Gardasil 9 vaccine. KAVANAUGH | 4 MELANIA | 4 VACCINE | 4COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES VIA APRetired Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, right, administers the Judicial Oath to Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the Justices Conference Room of the Supreme Court Building. Ashley Kavanaugh holds the Bible. At left are their daughters, Margaret, background, and Liza.


Page 2 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018Dear Mr. Berko: Last year, our handsome 31-year-old son “nished his bachelors degree from the University of Florida with a specialty in biology and ecology. Were so proud of him! He got a job down here in Florida at $38,000 a year, which is the most he could get. He loves his job because it keeps him outside and he gets to help animals. His problem is the student loan he took out. It totals $93,000, and now the lender is telling him that he has to pay $720 a month. He cant afford that because he has auto payments and motorcycle payments (including insurance) of $1,305 a month. He owes $16,200 on four credit cards, which hes paying off at $525 monthly. He also borrowed $6,500 from his sister several years ago, as well as $6,500 from us. And we know he owes at least $7,000 to various friends. Now his sister wants him to begin paying her back, but he cant. He is behind on his rent and doesnt have enough money for food, gas and utilities, and debt collectors are hounding him every day. My husband and I are thinking of letting him come back in our home. We could pay off all his debt, and he could pay everyone back after getting back on his feet. Considering your tremendous experience and knowledge, is there any advice you can give us? „ SS, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dear SS: Yes! First piece of advice: Before you decide to give your kid a nickel, visit with a lawyer and draft an agreement of terms and restrictions concerning his occupation of your home. This agreement is more important to your personal welfare than the money you may lend him. That kid is a debt addict. So my second piece of advice is not to give him a Pakistani penny. If he were my son, I wouldnt let him sleep one night in my home even if the mob were after him. Once he would get a bed, youd never have any privacy. Hes proved that hes a “nancial stupid. Like a drug addict, he needs to hit bottom and grovel in the gutter till he sees the light. I feel like the proverbial doctor who is reluctant to give bad news to a spouse, but unless your son marries a stout heiress with a room temperature IQ or knows how to drive a fast boat from Barranquilla to the Keys, hes going to be part of lifes growing number of people whom Hillary Clinton calls deplorables. Im giving you the straight skinny. You and the University of Florida failed that kid. You failed him because you taught him bupkis about addition, subtraction, division and multiplication. And the university failed him because it accepted him as a student even though he wasnt quali“ed. In my opinion, your son and probably half of the other students who were admitted to UF should not have been admitted. Running a college is like running a business. College costs continue to rise, primarily because of lousy management practices. Therefore, colleges must continue to enroll more substandard students. They need more cash ”ow to fund their numerous activities and dumb and silly courses and pay for festering bureaucracies (intentionally bloated) to give observers the appearance of industry. Its a Catch-44, which is twice as bad as a Catch-22. There are 16 million students enrolled in colleges across the country today, some 40 percent of whom wont make it and may “nd themselves stuck in dumb-end jobs. And of the 70 percent of high school graduates enrolling in college this year, half would have been better off if theyd have joined the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines. And the country would have been, too. Email Malcolm Berko at young man in debt and advice on college MalcolmBERKOC By BRENDAN FARRINGTONASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE „ Walking a parade route isnt a new concept for politicians, but there was a particular signi“cance when Andrew Gillum participated in Florida A&Ms homecoming celebration. Gillum began his political career as a student at the historically black university and he returned home Saturday as Floridas “rst black nominee for governor. The Democrat was given a heros welcome as he walked the homecoming parade with his wife R. Jai and their children. The crowd roared as he bounced to each side of the street as campaign volunteers tossed candy to children along the route. He hugged supporters, held children and posed for sel“es „ lots of sel“es. And the history he could make if he wins in November wasnt lost on the crowd. Youre going to do it!Ž exclaimed 49-year-old Latreva Stallworth, sitting with her granddaughter on her lap as Gillum greeted her. Im praying, Baby! Im praying! Yes, Lord.Ž Gillum was 23 when he became the youngest person elected to Tallahassees city commission while attending Florida A&M in 2003. He decided to run after organizing a protest over a local rooming house ordinance that said no more than three unrelated students could live in a building. He remembers after he and other students gave their argument, a commissioner made a joke that students were like houseguests. We like to have you come, but we cant wait to see you go,Ž Gillum recalled the commissioner saying, prompting laughter from the other of“cials. It just sort of pricked me, and I thought, You know what? Im running for city commission,Ž said Gillum, now 39. I remember it like it was yesterday. Our slogan was A chance.Ž Gillum, now Tallahassees mayor, shocked political observers when he won the Aug. 28 primary for governor. He was far outspent by his opponents and had the least presence on television. Hes now facing former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis for the seat Republican Gov. Rick Scott is leaving after two terms. Since Gillums primary victory his campaign has built an enthusiasm around the state. But Saturdays event was even more special for Florida A&M students and alumni. Stallworth beamed as she talked to Gillum, and later said that his nomination reminded her of when Barack Obama was elected the “rst black president. Its just echoing what happened in history with President Obama,Ž she said. Its the same feeling, almost as if, here it is again „ our people. But not only just our people, but for all people.Ž Gillum is aware of the history he can make, but hes sometimes reluctant to talk about it. We try to keep it in perspective about what this moment is. I understand the signi“cance of the historical part, but what I also understand is what it means for all the issues that were talking about „ Medicaid expansion, health care, paying teachers what theyre worth and so on and so forth. All that matters,Ž he said as he walked the parade Its a parade hes watched as a student and marched in as a Tallahassee politician, but this time the energy was amped up now that hes one step away from being governor. I feel like Im home,Ž he said. I think they own this campaign, and thats what I want them to know.Ž Hes also learned some lessons from past parades. Before he began walking he had advice for his team. You know the deal with the candy,Ž he said. By the time you get to the center, if youre out, you get booed.ŽHomecoming parade has new significance for Andrew Gillum AP PHOTOSAndrew Gillum walks with his wife, R. Jai, and their 1-year-old son Davis during the Florida A&M University homecoming parade on Saturday, in Tallahassee, Gillum hopes to become Floridas “rst black governor. Florida Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum participates in the Florida A&M University homecoming parade on Saturday, in Tallahassee. Man charged in infant sons deathJACKSONVILLE (AP) „ A Florida man has been charged in the death of his infant son. The Florida TimesUnion reports that 25-year-old Charles Williams Deas III was arrested Thursday and charged with second-degree murder and aggravated manslaughter of a child by culpable negligence. The Jacksonville Sheriffs Of“ce says 3-month-old KeSean Williams Deas died June 8, a day after being hospitalized. Charles Deas told police his son had fallen off a bed while he was in another room. An autopsy later determined the child died from homicide due to blunt impact head trauma, bleeding and other injuries. Deas was being held on $1 million bail. Jail records didnt list an attorney.Bridge workers body recovered from riverJACKSONVILLE (AP) „ Authorities say theyve recovered the body of a construction worker who fell into a Florida river during a dredging project near a bridge. The Florida TimeUnion reports that Jacksonville Sheriffs Of“ce found the body Thursday afternoon after several hours of searching the St. Johns River near downtown Jacksonville. Of“cials didnt immediately identify the worker. Of“cials say crews were searching near a group of barges and cranes that are part of a $126 million Florida Department of Transportation construction project. The project aims to improve the interchange between Interstate 95 and Interstate 10. Theyre also widening the bridge from three lanes to four in both directions. The bridge contractor, Archer Western, issued a statement announcing that work on the bridge has been suspended pending an investigation.Man charged with threatening US senators over Kavanaugh voteBARTOW (AP) „ Authorities say a Florida man threatened to shoot senators who dont support Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court. A Polk County Sheriffs Of“ce news release says 53-year-old James Royal Patrick Jr. was arrested Wednesday and charged with making written threats to kill or injure. Investigators say they received an email tip Wednesday morning about threatening posts Patrick made on this Facebook page last month. Besides threatening Democrats and weak RepublicansŽ who might oppose Kavanaugh, Patrick also encouraged conservatives to break into liberals homes and kill them in their sleep. Deputies say they found a ri”e and handgun during a search of Patricks Winter Haven home. Investigators say Patrick admitted to making the Facebook posts but denied plans to carry out the threats. Patrick was being held on $500,000 bail. Jail records didnt list an attorney who could comment.Newspaper: FBI, US attorney investigate jobs centersTAMPA (AP) „ The FBI and the U.S. Attorneys Of“ce have taken over multiple investigations into whether two Florida jobs centers overstated their success at using tax dollars to help people “nd work. The Tampa Bay Times reports federal auditors also served notice to Gov. Rick Scotts Department of Economic Opportunity that they are further examining whether the agency has adequate safeguards in place to protect millions in federal tax dollars it doles out to Floridas job placement centers. The shift to a criminal investigation locally comes months after the newspaper published a series of reports questioning whether CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay in Hillsborough County took credit for “nding jobs for people who never sought their help.Dump truck driver dies after being hit by trainPORT ST. LUCIE (AP) „ Authorities say a dump trucker driver was found dead in a canal a day after being hit by a train in Florida. Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that 53-year-old Oslavio Morales was found Friday morning in a rural area west of Port St. Lucie. Florida Highway Patrol says Morales was hauling dirt over a set of tracks Thursday afternoon when a train hit the side of the truck and knocked it into the canal. The impact separated the cab from the rest of the truck. The crossing had a stop sign but no arms. Of“cials say the train didnt derail. No other injuries were reported.Deputy accused of sexually battering traineeLAKELAND (AP) „ A Florida sheriffs deputy faces a charge of sexually battering a trainee. The Polk County Sheriffs Of“ce said that Scott Walker met the male trainee last Wednesday so he could help him write reports. At the time, Walker was armed and working an off-duty detail at a residence. The af“davit says after Walker helped the trainee, he demanded a sex act and reached into the trainees underwear and sexually battered him. When the trainee resisted, Walker went to lock the residence, giving the trainee time to text a friend. Concerned that someone knew what was happening, Walker let the trainee go. Court records show Walker was in jail Saturday and couldnt be reached for comment. He told investigators he touched the trainee as a joke and only outside his pants.Officer charged with selling drugs out of squad carBONIFAY (AP) „ Authorities say a police of“cer from a small town in the Florida Panhandle faces charges he sold opioids out of his squad car while in uniform. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Saturday agents arrested Of“cer Dwayne White at the Bonifay Police Department. The FDLE says it began an investigation last month at the request of the Holmes County Sheriffs Of“ce. Agents say they made a controlled purchase of opioid tablets from White, who was selling the drugs out of his marked patrol car while in uniform. Agents also say he used her personal cell phone for sales. White is charged with selling a controlled substance and unlawful use of a two-way communications device. Online records show he was being held in jail and couldnt be reached for comment. HEADLINES AROUND THE STATESTATE NEWS


The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 E/N/C Page 3 ANSWER TO CROSSWORD BANGRIDSMAVSEMIRS ADORISENALOULANAI RIBECOCARROLLWITHIT BELLEFAKESETTHETONE QUEENOFMEANRAYRUGS SPEARPOLEHONPESO WONCOBIMAFANDOSED ENEEMAILRODAILS LEIAELLASEASOYFOB FULLBODIEDFAIRSHAKE APPEALSCAPEXENACITED RORSCHACHTWINSISTER ENTHIPEPICSPEAKSAFE PODSSDSMERITIFS THROEMUFASASPALET ROILSOSANNEBLT SAWNCUBKINGSOLOMON HITCOUNTERPEAHENBOOZE INREALTIMETESOROPOM ROUSTZETAITGUYUNE TRESSUSSRMASTSPEABy CARA ANNAASSOCIATED PRESSJOHANNESBURG „ The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Congolese surgeon brings rare global attention to a region surging for decades with rebel con”ict that now threatens efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak. As Dr. Denis Mukwege describes to the world how he stays in his hospital, protected by United Nations peacekeepers, to avoid further attempts on his life, teams of health workers not far away in eastern Congo feel an uncomfortable kinship as they combat Ebola amid the daily ring of gun“re. War in the vast region once had the aim of trying to unseat a president, or hunt down those suspected of genocide in neighboring Rwanda, or simply claim a piece of Congos trillions of dollars in mineral wealth. Now the con”ict has splintered, with dozens of rebel groups traumatizing a population that sometimes has little idea who is behind a deadly attack. That chaos has brought a steady, horri“c ”ow of women, girls and even babies into Mukweges hospital as he operates day by day on survivors of the harshest kinds of sexual violence. Women and girls are raped with the barrels of guns. Their genitals are shot or burned. The new documentary City of JoyŽ focuses on the survivors and on Mukweges work. Trauma can beget trauma, and the emergence in August of the Ebola virus in the jittery region for the “rst time has posed the kind of challenge many health workers have never seen before. So far 140 Ebola cases have been con“rmed including 76 deaths. Fears and rumors about the virus have spread as quickly as outreach teams can refute them. Some health workers, confronted by angry families or communities, have been attacked as they try to carry out vaccinations or promote safe burials. The virus is spread via the bodily ”uids of those infected, including the dead. Some suspected of having contact with Ebola victims have ”ed. The World Health Organization worries openly about the virus spreading into red zonesŽ where the rebel threat is so high that carrying out health work is almost impossible. The threat of attack means Ebola efforts are limited to daylight hours as teams and their armed escorts, usually U.N. peacekeepers but also Congolese security forces, hurry to get off the roads before dark. That is very unlike other outbreaks,Ž Rimoin told The Associated Press. With communities already traumatized by decades of con”ict,Ž the presence of armed escorts can bring further anxiety. Meanwhile, local authorities who have had contact with rebel groups in previous efforts such as routine vaccination campaigns are negotiating with the “ghters for urgent access, as any Ebola victim left untracked could cause a new round of cases. Alarm about the insecurity has grown. Last week after Red Cross workers were attacked and badly hurt, the U.N. Security Council called for an end to hostilities as it prepared to visit Congo and discuss, among other things, the “ghting that has displaced about 1 million people in the Ebola-affected North Kivu province alone. An extremely challenging and dangerous environment,Ž WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told the council, describing the attacks since the outbreak began: a full-scaleŽ assault on a Congolese military base, ambushes of U.N. peacekeepers, a rocket explosion and an attack on the town at the center of Ebola efforts that killed at least 18 people and shut down health work for days. Fridays announcement of the Nobel prize, the “rst in Congos history, brought a burst of jubilation and tears in Panzi hospital as Mukwege was “nishing his second operation of the day. Hallelujah,Ž people said, as medical workers in scrubs danced and women wiped their eyes.Congos conflict makes fighting Ebola, sexual violence risky NORWEGIAN CHURCH AID VIA APDenis Mukwege, center, celebrates with his sta after learning he has been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, at the Panzi hospital in Bukavu, eastern Congo, Friday. Mukwege, 63, founded the hospital and has treated thousands of women, many of whom were victims of gang rape. By JOHN LEICESTERASSOCIATED PRESSPARIS „ Interpol said Saturday it has made a formal request to China for information about the agencys missing president, a senior Chinese security of“cial who seemingly vanished while on a trip home. The Lyon-based international police agency said it used law enforcement channels to submit its request to China about the status of Meng Hongwei. Its statement said the agency looks forward to an of“cial response from Chinas authorities to address concerns over the presidents well-being,Ž China, in the midst of a weeklong holiday, has yet to comment on the 64-year-old security of“cials disappearance. Calls and faxed questions to the foreign and public security ministries went unanswered. Mengs wife says she hasnt heard from him since he left the French city of Lyon at the end of September. France has launched its own investigation. French authorities say he boarded a plane and arrived in China but his subsequent whereabouts are unknown. In addition to his Interpol post, Meng is also a vice minister for public security in China. Previously, Interpol had said that reports about Mengs disappearance were a matter for the relevant authorities in both France and China.Ž The South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong newspaper, has suggested that Meng may have been the latest target of an ongoing campaign against corruption in China. His duties in China would have put him in close proximity to former leaders, some who fell afoul of President Xi Jinpings sweeping anti-corruption campaign. Meng likely dealt extensively with former security chief Zhou Yongkang, who is now serving a life sentence for corruption. The Hong Kong newspaper said Meng was taken awayŽ for questioning upon landing in China last week by what it said were discipline authorities.Ž The term usually describes investigators in the ruling Communist Party who probe graft and political disloyalty. But the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the partys secretive internal investigation agency, had no announcements on its website about Meng and couldnt be reached for comment. Meng is the “rst person from China to serve as Interpols president, a post that is largely symbolic but powerful in status. Because Interpols secretary general is responsible for the day-to-day running of the agencys operations, Mengs absence may have little operational effect.Interpol asks for information on its missing president Macedonian police break up criminal ring selling artifactsSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) „ Macedonian police say they have raided 16 sites in seven cities, busting up a criminal ring that illegally dealt in coins, jewelry and other precious artifacts stolen from archaeological sites across the country. The prosecutors of“ce said Saturday that 13 men were charged with dealing in goods of exceptional valueŽ for the countrys cultural heritage. It said seven of the suspects were ordered to be kept in custody for at least 30 days while the investigation goes on. Police spokesman Toni Angelovski told reporters Saturday that, after a yearlong investigation, police raids in seven Macedonian cities, including the capital of Skopje, led them to seize numerous coins, precious and semi-precious stones, jewelry, sculptures, ceramic and bronze items. He couldnt say exactly which eras the artifacts were from. Angelovski said the ring had offered and sold artifacts to people in Albania, Turkey and Greece.Belarus president: Belting a useful way to punish childrenMINSK, Belarus (AP) „ The authoritarian president of Belarus has rejected a prospective law against domestic violence as Western nonsense,Ž saying that physical punishment could be usefulŽ in raising children. President Alexander Lukashenko said a draft bill criminalizing domestic violence needs more work. He told journalists Friday that he is personally against the physical punishment of children, but added that a good belting could sometimes be useful for a kid.Ž Its just nonsense taken from the West,Ž he said. The president cited his own experience, saying he frequently punished his oldest son and that served as a good lesson for his younger son. Lukashenko has ruled Belarus with an iron hand for 24 years, maintaining rigid Sovietstyle controls over the economy and showing little tolerance for dissent or independent media. The Belarusian leader has often lashed out against the West, especially for its approval of same-sex marriages. He said Friday that they will soon have no families left, with men marrying other men.Ž The current Belarusian law doesnt contain speci“c regulations against domestic violence. Lukashenko did not mention violence against women in his remarks, but the bill covers all forms of domestic violence. The prospective bill was drafted by the Interior Ministry and Lukashenkos own administration, but Lukashenko said other organizations should have a say in creating the law. The Catholic Church in Belarus also has spoken against the document, with Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, the archbishop of Minsk, urging Lukashenko in an open letter to be guided by national interests and spiritual values of the Belarusian people and not to follow disastrous secularist trends and gender ideology leading to the destruction of traditional family.ŽProtesters in Paris support migrant rescue ship AquariusPARIS (AP) „ Hundreds of people, many wearing orange to evoke life vests, demonstrated Saturday in Paris to back a private humanitarian ship that rescues migrants who are making the dangerous voyage to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea. Demonstrators at the Place de la Republique carried signs reading Saving lives: A duty not a crime,Ž Save the Aquarius,Ž and other slogans backing the ship. Placard-waving supporters of the Aquarius also gathered in the southern port city of Marseille and in the northern city of Lille. The Aquarius operator, SOS Mediterranee, is urging European governments to “nd a new ”ag for the ship after Panamas maritime authority removed its registration. The aid group says without a ”ag, the ship will have to stay in port. Migrant sea arrivals to Europe are sharply down this year but the issue of immigration is still a hot political topic across the continent. The International Organization for Migration says that 1,741 migrants have drowned at sea this year trying to cross the Mediterranean. HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD By JILL LAWLESSASSOCIATED PRESSLONDON „ Art prankster Banksy has struck again. A work by the elusive street artist self-destructed in front of startled auction-goers on Friday, moments after being sold for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million). In an Instagram post Saturday, Banksy claimed the dramatic artistic payoff had been years in the making. The spray-painted canvas Girl With BalloonŽ went under the hammer at Sothebys in London, fetching more than three times its pre-sale estimate and equaling a record price for the artist. Then, as an alarm sounded, it ran through a shredder embedded in the frame, leaving half the canvas hanging from the bottom in strips. A post on Banksys of“cial Instagram account showed the moment „ and the shocked reaction of those in the room „ with the words Going, going, gone...Ž A video was later posted on the account, stating: A few years ago I secretly built a shredder into a painting in case it was ever put up for auction.Ž The video showed images of a shredder being implanted into a picture frame along with footage of Fridays auction “nale. Banksys spokeswoman, Jo Brooks, con“rmed that the post was genuine. Sothebys „ which had noted before the sale that the works ornate gilded frame was an integral element of the artwork chosen by Banksy himselfŽ „ appeared as shocked as anyone else. It appears we just got Banksy-ed,Ž said Alex Branczik, head of contemporary European art at the auction house. The auction house said it was in discussion about next stepsŽ with the buyer, whose identity was not disclosed. Some artmarket watchers say the work could be worth even more in its shredded state. We have not experienced this situation in the past „ where a painting spontaneously shredded, upon achieving a record for the artist,Ž Branczik said. We are busily “guring out what this means in an auction context.Ž Geneva-based artist Pierre Koukjian, who was at the auction, said the buyer was very luckyŽ to own a now-historic piece. He called Banksys prank a turning point in the history of contemporary and conceptual art.Ž Koukjian, who has met Banksy, said he is sure he caught a glimpse of the artist in the saleroom amid the confusion of the moment. Brooks would not say whether the artist had been at the auction. She said Sothebys had been 100 percentŽ unaware of the planned stunt. Banksy is not the “rst artist to deconstruct his own work. In the years after World War II, German-born artist Gustav Metzger pioneered autodestructive art,Ž creating paintings using acid that ate away the fabric beneath. Banksy, who has never disclosed his full identity, began his career spray-painting buildings in Bristol, England, and has become one of the worlds best-known artists. His mischievous and often satirical images include two policemen kissing and armed riot police with yellow smiley faces. He also has a penchant for elaborate pranks. In 2005, he hung an image of a spear-toting ancient human pushing a shopping cart in the British Museum, where it remained for several days before being discovered. The next year he smuggled a life-sized “gure of a Guantanamo Bay detainee into Disneyland, and in 2015 he erected a full-scale dystopian theme park „ DismalandŽ „ by the British seaside. Girl With Balloon,Ž which depicts a small child reaching up toward a heart-shaped red balloon, was originally stenciled on a wall in east London and has been endlessly reproduced, becoming one of Banksys best-known images.Banksy artwork self-destructs just after $1.4 million sale PIERRE KOUKJIAN VIA APIn this grab taken from video on Friday people watch as the spraypainted canvas Girl with BalloonŽ by artist Banksy is shredded at Sothebys, in London, A Banksy artwork self-destructed moments after being sold at auction for 1.04 million pounds. WORLD NEWS


Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018ALMANACToday is Sunday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2018. There are 85 days left in the year.Today in historyOn Oct. 7, 1991, University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriate comments when she worked for him; Thomas denied Hills allegations.On this dateIn 1777 the second Battle of Saratoga began during the American Revolution. (British forces under General John Burgoyne surrendered ten days later.) In 1858 the fifth debate between Illinois senatorial candidates Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place in Galesburg. In 1916 in the most lopsided victory in college football history, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University 222-0 in Atlanta. In 1949 the Republic of East Germany was formed. In 1954 Marian Anderson became the first black singer hired by the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York. In 1960 Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy and Republican opponent Richard Nixon held their second televised debate, this one in Washington, D.C. In 1979 Pope John Paul II concluded his week-long tour of the United States with a Mass on the Washington Mall. In 1985 Palestinian gunmen hijacked the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean. (The hijackers killed Leon Klinghoffer, a Jewish-American tourist, before surrendering on Oct. 9.) In 1992 trade representatives of the United States, Canada and Mexico initialed the North American Free Trade Agreement during a ceremony in San Antonio, Texas, in the presence of President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari. In 1998 Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was beaten and left tied to a wooden fencepost outside of Laramie, Wyoming; he died five days later. (Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney are serving life sentences for Shepards murder.) One year ago: Country music star Jason Aldean, who had been on stage at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas less than a week earlier when a gunman opened fire on the crowd, paid tribute to the victims and to the late Tom Petty by opening Saturday Night LiveŽ with Pettys song, I Wont Back Down.ŽTodays birthdays Retired South African Archbishop and Nobel Peace laureate Desmond Tutu is 87. Author Thomas Keneally is 83. Comedian Joy Behar is 76. Former National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Oliver North (ret.) is 75. Rock musician Kevin Godley (10cc) is 73. Actress Jill Larson is 71. Country singer Kieran Kane is 69. Russian President Vladimir Putin is 66. Actress Mary Badham (Film: To Kill a MockingbirdŽ) is 66. Rock musician Tico Torres (Bon Jovi) is 65. Actress Christopher Norris is 63. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is 63. Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is 61. Olympic gold medal ice dancer Jayne Torvill is 61. Actor Dylan Baker is 60. Recording executive and TV personality Simon Cowell is 59. Pop singer Ann Curless (Expose) is 55. Rhythm-and-blues singer Toni Braxton is 51. Rock singer-musician Thom Yorke (Radiohead) is 50. Rock musician-dancer Leeroy Thornhill is 49. Actress Allison Munn is 44. Rock singer-musician Damian Kulash is 43. Actor Omar Benson Miller is 40. Neo-soul singer Nathaniel Rateliff (Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats) is 40. MLB player Evan Longoria is 33. Actress Holland Roden is 32. Actress Amber Stevens is 32. Actress Lulu Wilson is 13.Bible verseHe that planted the ear, shall he not hear? He that formed the eye, shall he not see?Ž „ Psalm 94:9. God knows every hurt you have ever felt. He has seen every tear you have ever shed. Tell Him your burdens and see what He can do. God loves you! Hangers and worse have been delivered to their of“ces, a Roe v. Wade reference. Some 164 people were arrested, most for demonstrating on the Capitol steps, 14 for disrupting the Senates roll call vote. McConnell told The Associated Press in an interview that the mobŽ of opposition „ confronting senators in the hallways and at their homes „ united his narrowly divided GOP majority as Kavanaughs con“rmation teetered and will give momentum to his party chances this fall. Beyond the sexual misconduct allegations, Democrats raised questions about Kavanaughs temperament and impartiality after he delivered de“ant, emotional, testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee where he denounced their party. Schumer said Kavanaughs partisan screedŽ showed not only a temperament un“tting for the high court but a lack of objectivity that should make him ineligible to serve. At one point in the hearing, Kavanaugh blamed a Clinton-revenge conspiracy for the accusations against him. The “ght ended up less about judicial views than the sexual assault accusations that riveted the nation and are certain to continue a national debate and #MeToo reckoning that is yet to be resolved. Republicans argued that a supplemental FBI investigation instigated by wavering GOP senators and ordered by the White House turned up no corroborating witnesses to the claims and that Kavanaugh had sterling credentials for the court. Democrats dismissed the truncated report as insuf“cient. In the end, all but one Republican, Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, lined up behind the judge. She said on the Senate ”oor late Friday that Kavanaugh is a good manŽ but his appearance of impropriety has become unavoidable.Ž In a twist, Murkowski voted presentŽ Saturday as a courtesy to Republican Kavanaugh supporter Steve Daines, who was to walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding in Montana. That balanced out the absence without affecting the outcome, and gave Kavanaugh the same two-vote margin hed have received had both lawmakers voted. It was the closest roll call to con“rm a justice since 1881, when Stanley Matthews was approved by 24-23, according to Senate records. As the Senate tried to recover from its charged atmosphere, Murkowskis move offered a moment of civility. I do hope that it reminds us that we can take very small steps to be gracious with one another and maybe those small gracious steps can lead to more,Ž she said. Republicans control the Senate by a meager 51-49 margin, and announcements of support Friday from Republicans Jeff Flake of Arizona and Susan Collins of Maine, along with Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia, locked in the needed votes. Manchin was the only Democrat to vote for Kavanaughs con“rmation. He expressed empathy for sexual assault victims, but said that after factoring in the FBI report, I have found Judge Kavanaugh to be a quali“ed jurist who will follow the Constitution.Ž A procedural vote Friday made Saturdays con“rmation a foregone conclusion. White House Counsel Don McGahn, who helped salvage Kavanaughs nomination as it teetered, sat in the front row of the visitors gallery for the vote with deputy White House press secretary Raj Shah. Senators on both sides know they have work to do to put the chamber back together again after a ferocious debate that saw them arguing over the sordid details of high school drinking games, sexual allegations and cryptic yearbook entries. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said, The Senate has been an embarrassment. We have a lot of work to do.ŽKAVANAUGHFROM PAGE 1And she sashayed and shimmied and danced. The trip, which had been in the works for months, provided a welcome escape from the ugly political battle in the U.S. capital over Brett Kavanaugh, the presidents Supreme Court nominee. Kavanaughs fate had seemed in doubt after he was accused of sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford when they were teenagers. Kavanaugh has denied the charge and on Saturday was con“rmed to a lifetime appointment on Americas highest court. Even half a world away, Mrs. Trump couldnt completely ignore the issue. Reporters asked her opinion about the judge, and she said he was highly quali“edŽ to join the court. As for Ford, Mrs. Trump declined to venture an opinion but said we need to help all victims, no matter what kind of abuseŽ they experienced. The struggle over Kavanaugh resurfaced the roiling debate over the treatment of women who allege sexual misconduct. The “rst lady has had to grapple with that issue herself, given the multiple women who have accused her husband of sexually inappropriate behavior, claims he says are false. Always under a microscope, the fashion-conscious “rst lady caught some criticism for the white pith helmet she wore with her safari ensemble in Kenya. Social media lit up with complaints about her choice of a hat viewed by some as a symbol of Kenyas colonial past and its one-time domination by the British. The former model had a terse rejoinder when asked about that: I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear.Ž What, then, was her intended message for Africa? That we care and we want to show the world we care.Ž It was a message that was especially welcome given President Trumps own derogatory comments about a continent that he has yet to visit. The happier place Mrs. Trump seemed to go to while in Africa surprised some. Shes still largely a mystery to the American people because she maintains her largely low pro“le,Ž said Katherine Jellison, who studies “rst ladies at Ohio University. Joshua Meservey, a senior Africa policy analyst at the conservative Heritage Institute, said there were modest expectations for the “rst ladys trip, and she largely met them, avoiding any major gaffes along the way. As a public diplomacy tour, it seemed successful,Ž he said. The “rst lady opened the trip in Ghana, where she went to an infant clinic and learned how babies are weighed „ in slings that are hooked to a scale. It was at Greater Accra Regional Hospital that she plucked a chubby baby boy from the arms of the woman holding him. She cooed with the baby, who stared back at her with wonder. Photos of the unexpected moment were popular on social media. She also learned about Africas slave past by touring Cape Coast Castle, a former slave holding facility on the Ghanaian coast. Mrs. Trump spent time inside the cramped dungeon that was used to house male slaves. She also walked through the Door of No Return,Ž the portal through which the slaves were shipped to the New World, and gazed out at the Atlantic Ocean as if trying to imagine the harrowing journey. In Malawi, she went to Chipala Primary School in Lilongwe, where students sang their welcome to the “rst lady. She toured indoor and outdoor classrooms, observed lessons and watched some students play soccer with balls she donated. The “rst lady also witnessed the handover of a batch of textbooks donated by a U.S. international developmental agency. Mrs. Trump seemed most happy in Kenya, where she visited Nairobi National Park to highlight elephant preservation. Appearing reticent at “rst, she ultimately engaged them and ended up obviously enjoying the experience of feeding baby elephants milk through a super-sized baby bottle, patting one elephants head and stroking anothers ear. She temporarily lost her footing when an elephant made an unexpected move and got a little too close for her comfort. But she was braced from the rear by a Secret Service agent and resumed playing with the animals, laughing at their antics until it was time to head off on a 90-minute safari. The “rst lady seemed more into the swing of things „ literally „ at events later that day with Kenyan children. Music accompanied by the beat of drums greeted her arrival at an orphanage in Nairobi, where a group of children dressed in bright yellow T-shirts and patterned bottoms escorted her up a driveway to the building. She gave in to the infectious beat by sashaying as she approached a bank of news cameras, almost as if she was recalling her past life as a fashion model. She closed her tour in Egypt by touring the pyramids and the Great Sphinx to highlight U.S.-backed preservation efforts there. The U.S. Agency for International Development has been working with the Egyptian government on lowering groundwater levels to prevent additional damage to the landmarks. Each stop was meant to call attention to the work of USAID, her partner on the trip. But the president twice has proposed slashing the agencys money. The “rst ladys focus on elephant preservation also clashed with the administrations decision to allow Americans to resume importation of body parts of African elephants hunted for sport. She thinks animals are precious and doesnt like big-game hunting,Ž said Stephanie Grisham, the “rst ladys spokeswoman.MELANIAFROM PAGE 1spread of HPV to girls. While Gardasil was approved for ages 9 through 26, the shots are especially recommended for boys and girls at 11 or 12, before they “rst have sex and could get infected. About half of U.S. teens now have had two or three doses. Company testing done in older adults showed the vaccine also worked for them, too. In women 24 through 45, the original Gardasil was about 90 percent effective three years after the women received a third dose. The latest version of Gardasil protects against nine strains of HPV, four more than the original. According to the CDC, each year about 33,700 women and men are diagnosed with a cancer caused by an HPV infection, including 12,000 women with cervical cancer, which kills about 4,000 annually. Merck said the list price for Gardasil 9 is $205 per dose. Two doses are needed for those vaccinated before 15, while three are recommended for older people. The Associated Press Health & Science Department receives support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institutes Department of Science Education. The AP is solely responsible for all content.VACCINEFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOFirst lady Melania Trump visits the historical site of the Giza Pyramids in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt. Saturday. First lady Melan ia Trump is visiting Africa on her “rst big solo international trip. AP PHOTOActivists are arrested by Capitol Hill Police ocers after occupying the steps on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol as they protest the con“rmation vote of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill, Saturday, in Washington. FROM PAGE ONE


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NEW YORK TIMES SUNDAY CROSSWORDFOR ANSWERS TURN TO PAGE 3No. 0930 Name That CompanyI trace my roots back to 1847, when a tobacconist opened a cigar shop in London. Some of the companies now part of me are as old or older. I made my first cigarette in 1854. An American company bought me in 1919, and I introduced my Marlboro brand in 1924. Today, I encompass cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, vaping products, wine and more, including a stake in Budweisers maker. My brands include Copenhagen and Skoal. I spun off my international division in 2008, giving it my founders name. My newish name is derived from the Latin word for high.Ž Who am I?Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks and an interest rate of 4 percent, your monthly payment will be $1,479, and your total interest paid less than $70,000. Still, 30-year mortgages can make financial sense. After all, youre probably saving for retirement, and by not spending too much on mortgage payments, you can sock away more each month for your future. Long-term money is likely to grow faster for you in the stock market than in real estate. Heres another smart strategy: Take out a 30-year loan with lower monthly payments, but make extra payments regularly, to pay down the principal faster. That can lop many years off the life of your loan. (Be sure to get a mortgage with no prepayment penalty.) Theres more to think about before you get a mortgage, such as whether you want a fixed-rate or adjustable-rate loan, and how much of a monthly payment you can afford. The more you know, the less you might have to pay for your dream home. To learn more, visit consumer-tools/mortgages or read  Home Buying Kit for DummiesŽ by Eric Tyson (Wiley, $30).The Motley Fool TakeA Revved-Up StockGeneral Motors (NYSE: GM) faces concerns about rising aluminum and steel prices and a plateauing North American new-vehicle market, but it has made smart moves, positioning itself well in the new automotive era. GM has collected a number of its car-sharing projects under a unified brand, Maven, and has invested roughly $500 million in ride-sharing company Lyft. It purchased Cruise Automation „ giving it a significant presence in Silicon Valley and a huge credibility boost „ while exiting a money-losing European business when it sold its Opel/Vauxhall operations. GM is becoming a leader in smart mobility and driverless vehicles and has focused the company on more lucrative global auto markets, which could pay off for long-term investors. The situation isnt dire in the near term, either. GM continues to cruise in China, with sales growing 4.4 percent year over year during the first half of 2018 to 1.84 million units. (For context, crosstown rival Ford, which was slower to get into the Chinese market, posted a 25 percent year-over-year decline in the same period to 400,443 units.) GM is also rolling out all-new versions of its bread-and-butter Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size trucks during the back half of 2018, which should support pricing and profitability over the next few years. Meanwhile, the companys dividend recently yielded a fat 4.5 percent. Take a look under GMs hood. Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentOver a BarrelI used to subscribe to a respected business magazine, and it would periodically send me an advertising supplement. In one of those, I saw an ad for an investment opportunity in single malt whiskey. Just $1,500 would get me a hogshead barrel (probably around 60 gallons) of raw un-aged whiskey in a bond warehouse in Glasgow, Scotland. Doing some simple arithmetic, it looked like it could be worth something in eight to 10 years, and if not, I would at least have a barrel of aged whiskey. What could go wrong? Turns out it was mostly fraudulent. There apparently was some whiskey somewhere, but I never was able to trace it. I also was notified a couple of years later that the merchantŽ that had sold the investmentsŽ was out of business, and the only hope of restitution was if I had paid for it with a credit card, because then the credit card company might be on the hook for it. Anyway, it ended up being a 100 percent loss. The magazine later apologized for selling ad space to hucksters. „ H.K.C., online The Fool Responds: This is a great reminder that any investment opportunities that seem too good to be true probably are. Also, its smart to do some due diligence on any companies youre considering investing in, to see what their track record is and if there are any red flags evident. Taken PrivateQI read that Tesla might be taken private.Ž What does that mean? „ F.L., Columbia, MissouriACompanies often start out privately owned by their founders. If they grow and prosper, they may go publicŽ via an initial public offering (IPO), selling a chunk of themselves in shares on the stock market. Companies can go in the opposite direction, too, becoming private again, if their shares are bought back and no longer trade publicly. A high-profile example of a company being taken private is Dell. Founder Michael Dell, in partnership with a private equity firm, took his struggling computer company private in 2013. Now it looks like Dell will go public again. ***QDoes a low stock price mean a company is small, and vice versa? „ H.T., La Crosse, WisconsinANot at all. The stock price alone doesnt tell you much until you relate it to other numbers. To get at a companys market value, multiply its stock price by its number of shares. You have to factor in the number of shares to get an idea of a companys size. If Keyboard Depot (ticker: QWERTY) had a stock price of $100, for example, and 10 million shares outstanding, its market price (market capitalization,Ž or market cap,Ž as they say on Wall Street) would be $1 billion. (Size can also be measured by other factors, such as revenue or number of employees.) Consider that Cheesecake Factory, Starbucks and Verizon Communications were all recently trading for around $54 to $55 per share, but their market caps were, respectively, around $2 billion, $74 billion and $226 billion. Meanwhile, the WD-40 Company recently sported a share price near $188 but a market cap of $2.5 billion.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email tos School15-Year vs. 30-Year MortgagesThe 30-year mortgage is by far the most common home loan, but dont assume that its the right one for you. The 15-year mortgage has a lot of upside for the right homebuyer. The main advantages of the 15-year loan are that youll often get a lower interest rate, and youll definitely pay less in interest over the life of the loan, building equity faster. The main downside: Your monthly payments will be higher. The 30-year mortgages main advantage is lower monthly payments „ but youll pay much more in interest and your interest rate will likely be higher. Still, with more affordable payments, you may be able to buy a bigger home. Imagine, for example, taking out a $200,000 mortgage to buy a $250,000 home. If you have a 30-year fixed-rate loan with an interest rate of 4.5 percent, youll pay $1,013 per month, and your interest paid over 30 years will top $160,000. With a fixed-rate 15-year 2018 THE MOTLEY FOOL/DIST. BY ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION 10/4 LAST WEEKS TRIVIA ANSWERI trace my roots back to 1886, when a traveling book salesman recruited women to sell perfumes. 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Page 6 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS FALLING by Myles Mellor 1. VRIA FXF ARQ MXQCS IER ACQQ EIS GU I CHFFS IHAHLU FIS? X VIUA SGH AG PQIM LQ IPGUQ!Ž 2. LQP C JKUCZQLT CIQIUZ VCM. KZG NGCB PCMP QK QYG KQYGJ, L TKINV GCPLNM BCNN BKJ MKI!Ž 3. RY XNMIT FD OLRB YN YCRZA YCLY YCD HBDLYDVY LZT ENVY BNELZYRX LMYMEZ VNZH RV OLIIRZŽ FS LIRXRL ADSDV. 4. CVVM IWJCT AZACZPTOQUT SV NZWW QX KOZ IVVW VE FJKJAX FT QKT NOZX PZFSZPT WQMZ EWQUUQXR UFRZT FXS WZFEQXR KOPVJRO AVPZ CVVMT! 1. What did the fiery ash tree say on a ruddy autumn day? I want you to leaf me alone!Ž 2. Its a romantic autumn day. One leaf says to the other, I could easily fall for you!Ž 3. It could be fair to think that the greatest and most romantic autumn song is FallinŽ by Alicia Keyes. 4. Book clubs memberships do well in the cool of autumn as its when readers like flipping pages and leafing through more books! CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Maybe spirituality isnt something you were born with but instead is like your style „ a thing you make up as you go by experimenting to nd out what works for you and what doesnt. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Everything is evolving. You are getting wiser and more connected to others. Theres nothing profound in how this occurs. It happens over morning pleasantries, over a table or a text. It feels as natural as breathing. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Coincidences are worth exploring. For instance, when you keep running into the same stranger, strike up a conversation. Theres most likely something interesting that brings you to the same places. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Some things can be safely delegated, and some just wont be the same without you. Knowing the dierence will be key to success. Youll see progress; how deeply satisfying. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Born under the constellation that rules the heart, you really thrive on a day like today, when love is the only game in town. And whatever form it comes in will be OK by you. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It can be a huge help to have a teacher. And the best teachers are often obstacles, enemies and mistakes. Therefore, though it may not feel like it while its happening, adversity is highly benecial. Its the stu of greatness. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Everyone has their own idea about what an experience will be like. Enjoyment will be enhanced or diminished by these projections, so theres a real benet to getting ahead of this and guring out what people expect g oin g in. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You wont get caught up in the rush to join a particular quest, if for the simple reason that it dees your instinct. As a water sign, you are distinctively poised for the realization that you cant miss the boat youre already on. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People who say no judgmentŽ are usually judging, just as people who say you can trust meŽ are typically the ones you cant. Today will represent rules, not exceptions. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). A friendly feeling lls the day. You can help people, and they can help you, so circulate and make your business known. Youll create all sorts of opportunity for you and yours. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your role as an advocate and protector will be emphasized. Youll jump to the rescue of a loved ones feelings or interests, or youll proactively help a loved one show up strong in the world. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You may encounter a nice storm of doubt, but it will pass like fast-moving weather. In the meantime, give as little voice to your fear as possible. Write it in a diary at most. Youll be back to full condence by evening. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (Oct. 7). New faces, romance and the development of important business connections will electrify your scene this solar return. Also highlighted: the arrival of long-awaited amends, a race well-paced and squarely won, and the hands-on training you once only dreamed of being able to aord. Capricorn and Virgo adore you. Your luck y numbers are: 9, 17, 14, 4 and 44.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: Im a man in my mid-30s. For the past couple of years Ive been in love with my best friend. She doesnt know how I feel, and I know she doesnt feel the same way about me. (She calls me the brother she always wanted.) I try hard to ght these feelings so our friendship can continue. She has been a huge part of my life, so losing her friendship would be devastating. To make matters more dicult, we are currently roommates and spend lots of time together. My heart breaks when she goes on dates or talks about guys she may be interested in. I know shell never see me as more than a friend. Is there any way I can get over these feelings so we can continue this amazing friendship? „ FRIEND ZONE IN VERMONT DEAR FRIEND ZONE: It might be easier to accomplish if you didnt live together, and I think you should tell her why. While it may end the fantasies you are nurturing, I see no reason for it to end your amazing friendship. Unless you are a masochist, please do not allow the status quo to continue because it isnt healthy for you. DEAR ABBY: One of my neighbors invited me to go shopping for plants at a local nursery. We had gone there a few days before. I drove that time; she said she would drive this time. I enjoy her company and was happy to go again. Well, we had to take two dierent highways to get there, and she drove between 40 and 45 miles an hour. Cars were passing us left and right going 65 or 70, and she couldnt understand why people honked at her. She seemed surprised when I informed her it was because she was driving so slow. It was very scary, and I dont ever want to ride with her again. How can I tactfully let her know that from now on Ill do the driving? Also, can I suggest that she drive only on side streets? „ SCARED FOR MY LIFE DEAR SCARED: You are right to be concerned for your neighbors safety. Drivers like her cause accidents as people become frustrated and need to pass her. Drivers are expected to observe the speed limits, and someone who drives at a crawl when the speed limit is 65 or 70 is breaking the law. If they are spotted by law enforcement, they can be ticketed for it. I know this because that is what happened to my grandmother when she was in her 80s. For both your sakes, please share this information with her. DEAR ABBY: I was at an estate sale recently and saw a woman scratch the price o an item. I gave her the death stare,Ž but was there anything else I should have done? There were no sta around that I could see. „ UNETHICAL IN THE MIDWEST DEAR UNETHICAL: Unless the woman was going to shoplift the item, she had to have given her money to someone on the premises. What you should have done was nd someone who was stang the sale and alerted him or her to what you observed.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To receive a collection of Abbys most memorable „ and most frequently requested „ poems and essays, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby „ Keepers Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price.Dear Heloise: I just opened my dishwasher, and it had an awful odor. How can I get rid of it? „ Diana from South Dakota Dear Diana: With so much use, this happens often. Heres how to remove a bad odor from a dishwasher: Your dishwasher can be cleaned with household vinegar or citric acid powder. Pour a gallon of vinegar into the bottom. Allow it to sit for an hour. Then run the dishwasher through a complete cycle. Or add 1/2 cup of citric acid powder inside and run the dishwasher through a cycle. It also will help to get rid of hard water buildup. If an unpleasant odor still remains, check the drain hose to see if its crimped. Then check the bottom of the machine and the lter for gunk or bits of food. And after checking all this, if the odor is still strong, call a plumber because it could be a plumbing problem that needs to be dealt with ASAP. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: I am a beginning cook, and it sometimes seems dicult or confusing. How can I make it easier? „ Susie from New York Dear Susie: First, take a deep breath and get organized. Get out the recipe you are going to use and read it carefully. Then put out all the pots, pans, measuring spoons and equipment that you will need to make the recipe. Next select all the ingredients you will need and place them on the counter. As you add each ingredient into the mixer, put it back into the cupboard or refrigerator. That way, you will know that you have added it to the recipe if you are interrupted. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My small kids sometimes get bored at their birthday parties. I need a new fun idea to keep them engaged. „ Emily from New Jersey Dear Emily: Make a Magic DrinkŽ! First, freeze a bag of small chocolate chips for about 30 minutes. Give each child a tall glass and ll it with lemon-lime soda. Have each child grab a handful of the chilly chocolate chips to drop into their glasses. It will be a surprise because the chips will bounce around and make that glass a fun thing to watch! „ Heloise Dear Readers: I often like leftovers, such as stews, soups or chili, better than the original dishes, and I hate to throw out leftovers. Here are ideas to add a new ingredient or seasoning to give the food a new taste: „ Grind up leftover meat and add some mayo and chopped veggies to create a sandwich spread. „ Add cooked, crunchy vegetables to salads. „ Chop up potatoes, brown with onions and add eggs for breakfast. „ Create a veggie hash by frying leftover vegetables and mixing in your favorite seasonings. „ Toss leftover meat or veggies with warm or cold pasta. Just open the fridge and be creative! „ HeloiseAfter years of closeness, man falls for his unsuspecting best friendDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018By JOCELYN GECKERASSOCIATED PRESSSAN FRANCISCO „ California voters are right to think they already weighed in on how big cages should be for egg-laying hens. In 2008, voters ushered in Proposition 2, which sought to free egg-laying hens from tiny cages. It didnt outlaw cages but barred California farmers from keeping hens „ as well as calves raised for veal and breeding pigs „ in pens so small they virtually couldnt move. Since then, supermarket shelves have “lled with cage-free egg varieties. Corporations like McDonalds, Costco and Taco Bell have committed to using cage-free products. But a decade later, voters are being asked to revisit the issue with Proposition 12, the Farm Animal Con“nement Initiative. The Humane Society of the United States, the issues primary proponent, says the measure is needed to update California standards and to apply those standards to out-ofstate farmers selling their products in California. The earlier initiative simply stated the three types of animals must be able to turn around freely, stand up and fully extend their limbs „ but set no speci“cs. A yesŽ vote for Proposition 12 would create new minimum size requirements for con“nement pens for all three animals and require that all egg-laying hens be cage-free by 2022. It would also ban the sales from other states not meeting Californias standards. The Humane Society calls the measure a commonsense reformŽ that strengthens a decade-old animal cruelty law and gives farmers a phase-in time to shift to more humane practices. Most of the eggs sold in California come from birds con“ned in cages where its hard for them to even move. They have to eat, sleep, defecate and lay eggs in the same small space every day for their entire life,Ž said Josh Balk, vice president at the Humane Society of the United States. Proposition 12 ensures that the pork sold in California, the veal sold in California and the eggs sold in the state come from (animals) not con“ned in cages.Ž Speci“cally, the measure would require, starting in 2020, a calf con“ned for production to have at least 43 square feet of ”oor space to roam in, while each pig would have to be given 24 square feet of ”oor space starting in 2022. Egg-laying hens, starting in 2020, must be given 1 square foot of ”oor space each, and have to be cage-free by 2022, according to Proposition 12. According to “ndings of the states nonpartisan Legislative Analysts Of“ce, the measure would likely result in an increase in prices for eggs, pork and veal partly because farmers would have to remodel or build new housing for animals. Changes in housing systems, which come with signi“cant costs that increase food prices, should be driven by consumer purchasing decisions, not the agenda of any activist group,Ž Jim Monroe, National Pork Producers Council spokesman, told the Los Angeles Times. The Association of California Egg Farmers also opposes the measure, saying the expedited timeline could lead to supply disruptions, price spikes and a shortage of eggs for sale. The Legislative Analysts Of“ce concluded that if approved, the measure could cost the state as much as $10 million a year to enforce, and millions of dollars more per year in lost tax revenues from farm businesses that choose to stop or reduce production because of higher costs. Other opponents of Proposition 12 say it doesnt go far enough to stop animal cruelty. Bradley Miller, a spokesman for Californians against Cruelty, Cages and Fraud, which is leading a No on Proposition 12Ž campaign, said the measure is misleading because the phase-in period implicitly makes cages legal until at least 2022.Californians weigh making egg-laying hens cage-free by 2022 AP FILE PHOTOIn this Sept. 28, 2007, “le photo, chickens appear at a chicken house near Livingston, Calif. Proposition 12 on Californias November ballot would require that egg-laying hens be cagefree by 2022. Tropical disturbance in the Caribbean is forecast to strengthenMIAMI (Miami Herald) „ A tropical disturbance off the coast of Honduras is showing signs or organizing into something more dangerous as it moves north toward the Gulf of Mexico, meteorologists said Saturday. On Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center upgraded the systems chances of strengthening into a cyclone in the next two days to 80 percent, compared with Fridays prediction of 40 percent. A cyclone is either a tropical depression or a tropical storm. Forecasters are 90 percent con“dent that the system will upgrade into a cyclone in the next “ve days, likely forming in the northwestern Caribbean Sea or the southern Gulf of Mexico. Its moving slowly „ about 5 mph „ and is expected to bring torrentialŽ amounts of rain to parts of Central America, the Yucatan peninsula and western Cuba into next week. Brian McNoldy, a senior research associate at University of Miamis Rosenstiel School, said on Twitter that around Wednesday, the storm would reach somewhere between central Louisiana and the eastern Florida Panhandle. In October, hurricanes more often form in the Caribbean and head toward Florida and the gulf.Parents of teen who drowned in swim class file claimDANVILLE, Calif. (AP) „ The parents of a teenager who drowned during a high school swim class have “led a claim with his Northern California school district. The claim „ which is generally a precursor to a lawsuit „ alleges that a physical education teacher at San Ramon Valley High School had students tread water for more than three minutes when 15-year-old Benjamin Curry slipped under the water and drowned in May, the East Bay Times reported Friday. More than 50 students were in the pool during physical education teacher Aaron Beckers class, according to the claim. Becker, who also coaches varsity football, did not return the newspapers request for comment. District spokeswoman Elizabeth Graswich says of“cials have not reviewed the claim and cant discuss speci“cs. Family attorney Andy Schwartz said surveillance video showed the students treading water as Becker stood on a diving board. They were instructed to tread for three minutes and then another 30 seconds, according to the claim. Since the drowning, the school in Danville, east of San Francisco, doesnt offer swim during physical education. A new district policy requires a lifeguard be on duty during any swim or water polo practices. An autopsy report in June found Curry accidentally drowned, according to the newspaper. Schwartz said school of“cials knew the drowning was an accident but didnt rebut early media reports in which students speculated Curry may have killed himself. The report also said surveillance video showed Currys classmates leaving the pool and no activity until an hour later, when another class arrived and saw the teen underwater.Maine woman who drove onto ball field indicted on 15 countsALFRED, Maine (AP) „ A Maine woman accused of driving onto a baseball “eld and hitting and killing a man is facing more than a dozen charges including manslaughter and aggravated assault. A grand jury returned a 15-count indictment this week against 51-year-old Carol Sharrow in York County Superior Court. Sharrow, of Sanford, is charged with killing 68-year-old Douglas Parkhurst, of West New“eld. Police said at the time that the car came onto the “eld during a boys baseball game at Goodall Park in Sanford. Video showed it circling the bases as umpires and players ”ed. Police say the hit-and-run took place on June 1. Sharrows attorney didnt return a telephone message seeking comment.Coast Guard rescues man, boy, dog from capsized boat off LIMOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) „ U.S. Coast Guard crew members have rescued a man, his 9-year-old son and their dog after the familys “shing boat capsized off Long Island. The Coast Guard says it responded to a radio call at 8:30 a.m. Saturday about a capsized boat near the Fire Island Inlet. Newsday reports that the boat belongs to 47-year-old Brian Bair, who was “shing with his son Nolan and their yellow Lab, Pepper. Brian Bairs wife, Jennifer Bair, tells Newsday that a freak rogue waveŽ crashed into the boat and it capsized. Crew members on the Coast Guards 45-foot response boat spotted the father, son and dog at about 8:45 a.m. and pulled them onto the boat. The Coast Guard says only Nolan was wearing a life jacket.Some funeral homes stock overdose antidoteBALTIMORE (AP) „ Funeral directors in Maryland are increasingly concerned their employees could be exposed to opioids. Thats why some are stocking naloxone, the medication the reverses the effects of an overdose. The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that funeral directors are calling themselves the last respondersŽ to the opioid epidemic. The concern is that employees could come into contact with opioids on a dead persons body or the clothes of a mourner. Synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanyl can be deadly, even in quantities as small as a grain of salt when inhaled or absorbed through the skin. The National Funeral Directors Association is recommending members to prepare for the possibility that someone could suffer from exposure. The association has said that members should recognize overdose symptoms and train staff to administer naloxone By STUART LEAVENWORTHMCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU (TNS)Imagine that your son or daughter is hanging out with friends, unaware a crime is unfolding a few blocks away. The police stop them and frisk them, and then tell your child and other minors they are free to go „ if they consent to providing DNA samples. Your teenager complies. The police swab the inside of his or her mouth, and „ unbeknownst to you „ your familys DNA ends up in a law enforcement database. Across the country, this scenario is becoming more common as police agencies make DNA collection a routine practice during traf“c stops and some investigations. Adult suspects are the main targets of these DNA dragnets,Ž but some end up sweeping up teenagers. Most states have few or no restrictions on the ability of local law enforcement to collect DNA from minors. But that is starting to change. Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that requires police in that state to obtain either judicial approval or consent from a parent or guardian before collecting DNA from minors during street stops. DNA is a powerful crime-“ghting tool, and investigators say the expansion of law enforcement DNA databases has helped them crack numerous cold cases. Less attention has been paid to the privacy consequences of including juveniles in the databases, particularly minors who have committed no crimes or have been arrested for relatively minor offenses. In 2016, ProPublica revealed that police in Florida, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and North Carolina had been collecting DNA from adults and juveniles not charged with „ or even suspected of „ crimes. The investigative reporting website described the practice as stop-and spit,Ž a variation on stop-and-frisk.Ž Like most states, Florida has no law prohibiting police from requesting DNA from bystanders. While adults and minors can legally refuse a police request to submit to DNA testing, many young people may not realize they have that right, said Jackie Azis, a staff lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union in Miami. In California, voters in 2004 approved Proposition 69, a ballot measure that allowed law enforcement to collect DNA from all felons and people arrested for certain crimes. The law included protections for juveniles „ ensuring that the states DNA database would include DNA only from minors implicated in serious crimes. Proposition 69, however, did not regulate the DNA databases compiled by local police agencies. Police in San Diego, since at least 2009, have been routinely collecting DNA from juveniles who consent to it during stop and friskŽ policing, according to a federal lawsuit the ACLU of San Diego “led against the city in 2017. That case involves a teenager, P.D.,Ž who was 16 years old in 2016, when San Diego gang unit of“cers stopped him and four other African-American boys. According to the lawsuit and subsequent reporting by Voice of San Diego, of“cers stopped the “ve teenagers because they thought they were wearing clothing associated with a street gang. The “ve boys had no criminal records, but the police handcuffed them, patted them down and searched their bags. Police found an unloaded gun in P.D.s bag, registered to a father of one of the other boys. The other boys were told they could quickly be released if they signed consent forms allowing police to take samples of their DNA. Police booked P.D. on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon and collected his DNA. (With questions about probably cause for the search, a juvenile court judge dismissed the charge.) In its 2017 suit against the police department, the ACLU alleges that P.D. and the other boys had been stopped and DNA-pro“led as part of a department policy aimed at evading the juvenile protections of Proposition 69. The ACLU backed up this claim with a 2009 San Diego Police Department memo that says: Law enforcement personnel can still collect biological samples from adults and juveniles, if they are for an investigative purpose to be held in the Departments local databank and not for the submission to a state level DNA database.Ž The suit, “led on behalf of P.D.s mother, Jamie Wilson, argues that juveniles are incapable of providing informed consent for DNA collection. It also infers that San Diego police are targeting AfricanAmericans for DNA collection, a claim the city has disputed. To some extent, that litigation has now been overtaken by state legislation that Brown signed into law on Sept. 26. The legislation forbids police from collecting DNA from minors on the street without a judicial order or consent of the childs parent, guardian or attorney. In cases where a minor and parent agrees to DNA collection, the new law also obligates the police agency to delete the DNA information from its database if the minor no longer remains a suspect after two years. The California Police Chiefs Association opposed the bill, arguing that it would restrict law enforcement from collecting samples from victims who are also minors.Ž It also could complicate investigations in which a minor was a victim and a parent was a possible suspect, the association said. Supporters note that the new law includes exemptions in which parental consent would not be required in some circumstances, such as cases involving a juvenile victim or suspected perpetrator of a sexual assault.ŽMost states dont restrict DNA collection from minors SHUTTERSTOCK PHOTOMost states have few or no restrictions on the ability of local law enforcement to collect DNA from minors. HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONNATIONAL NEWS


REAL ESTATE SUNDAY AVON PARK • LAKE PLACID • SEBRINGSECTION CSunday, October 7, 2018 SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNThis home is at 209 Figi Way NE in Lake Placid. It is priced for $469,900 and is listed with Andrea Cranmer with Advantage Realty #1. Who said you cant have it all? This private home has a circular driveway that leads to the homes grand entry, a beautiful courtyard. It has four 4 bedrooms with the potential for “ve and three-and-a-half baths. The minute you enter you will notice that no detail has been overlooked in this meticulously unique home. This custom-built home features a gourmet kitchen, with stainless steal appliances and a large pantry. Other features of the home include central vac, a claw foot tub, double Exquisite home in secluded setting COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 209 Figi Way NE in Lake Placid. It is priced for $469,900 and is listed with Andrea Cranmer with Advantage Real ty #1. OPEN HOUSEToday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. DIRECTIONS 209 Figi Way NE, Lake Placid From U.S. 27 in Lake PLacid, turn onto Interlake Boulevard. At the traffic circle take the third exit to stay on Interlake Boulevard. Turn left onto Catfish Creek Road. Turn left onto Placid Lakes Boulevard. Turn left onto Island Parkway. Turn right onto Figi Way. Bear to the right. The home is on the right.SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNThis home is at 3705 Creekside Drive in Sebring. It is listed for $379,900 with Kevin and Teresa Bock with Re/Max Realty Plus in Sebring. Welcome to this gorgeous home that features a tile roof with more than 3,100 square feet of living space and more than 4,100 total square feet under roof. This home offers four bedrooms, three full baths and an over sized porch and garage. As you enter through the double front doors you will be greeted with an open concept ”oor plan, high ceilings, beautiful wood ”oors, columns and plenty of French doors. This home will surely accommodate a larger family who needs plenty of space or for someone who loves to entertain. The formal living room has high coffered ceilings, crown molding and French doors leading to the lanai/porch. The room has Gorgeous country club home COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 3705 Creekside Drive in Sebring. It is listed for $379,900 with Kevin and Teresa Bock with Re/Max Realty Plus i n Sebring. DIRECTIONS3705 Creekside Drive, Sebring From U.S. 27 in Sebring, turn onto Hammock Road. Turn left onto County Road 635. Turn right into the Country Club of Sebring onto Haw Branch Road. Turn right onto Creekside Lane. Turn left onto Creekside Drive. The home is on the right. SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNThis penthouse condo is at 2131 Lakeview Drive, Unit 1210, in Sebring. It is priced for $195,000 and is listed with Dawn Dell, team leader of Dell Team, with Heartland Real Estate Corp. There is no other view like this in Highlands County. This stunning penthouse in Fountainhead Condo offers a view like none other in Highlands County. Located in historic downtown Sebring, the 12th ”oor corner unit features views of Lake Jackson, the downtown Circle, U.S. 27 and more. The Fountainhead was built in 1967 and is one of Sebrings tallest buildings for residential use. The building has 12 ”oors with seven apartments per ”oor. Available for residents is a quaint game room/party room, complete with newer kitchen and “replace. Residents also enjoy a lakeside heated pool year round. The building has Condo with best view in county COURTESY PHOTOThis penthouse condo is at 2131 Lakeview Drive, Unit 1210, in Sebring. It is priced for $195,000 and is listed with Dawn Dell, team leader of Dell Team, with Heartland Real Estate Corp. DIRECTIONS2131 Lakeview Drive, Unit 1210, Sebring From U.S. 27 at the South Publix, turn onto Lakeview Drive. Bear right onto South Ridgewood Drive. Turn left onto North Franklin Street. Turn left onto West Center Avenue. Turn right onto Lakeview Drive. The Fountainhead Condo is on the left. CRANMER | 2C DELL | 2C BOCK | 2C


C2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 PEOPLE IN REAL ESTATE Kevin and Teresa Bock are with RE/MAX Realty Plus. Call 863-381-9063 or 863-3817884. Andrea Cranmer is with Advantage Realty #1. Call 863-451-6400. Dawn Dell is with Heartland Real Estate Corp. Call 863-3810400. PEOPLE IN REAL ESTATEMembers of the Heartland Association of Realtors who want to submit articles about their professional achievements should call Eileen Powers at 863-386-5809. People in Real Estate submissions appear on a space availability basis. All submissions are subject to change. sided walk-in shower, an energy-ef“cient spray foam sealed roof, custom painting and a four-car attached garage. The home has two air-conditioning units, one of which was installed in 2017 and is a 5 ton unit, and a home security system. The professionally landscaped fenced yard is complete with irrigation. All of this is on one acre of land. This home was recently featured in an upcoming pilot on HGTV. Having a home with a courtyard takes things to the next level of comfort, style and luxury! For more information, call Cranmer at 863-4516400. Ask about MLS 247774.CRANMERFROM PAGE 1C COURTESY PHOTOThis home features a claw foot tub and a double sided walk-in shower.two laundry facilities, a library, some treadmills, lockers for extra storage and an area to rent for a paddle board, kayak or bike. Walking up to the majestic building you will see is a huge water fountain. Take the elevator to the 12th ”oor and one of the “rst things you will notice is the view of downtown Sebring. On a clear day, far off on the horizon, you might be able to see the Lake Wales area. Stepping into the corner unit you are greeted with tile ”oors throughout the condo. The kitchen features upgraded granite counters, updated appliances and kitchen cabinets. The raised kitchen bar allows for stool seating. The living room has sliding glass doors that open to the rear glass enclosed lanai. The lanai is enclosed across the whole backside of the unit. This allows for spectacular lake views all the time and sunsets that are photographed daily. This particular condo has tons of built-in storage to make the homes use of space very smart. The guest bath features a jet tub. A spare bedroom has a view of downtown and is spacious in its own right. Step into the master bedroom and you will see it overlooks the rear glass enclosed lanai and has stunning lake views. A couple of areas have been converted into either wall storage or closets by the owner. The master bath features a glass enclosed shower and updated vanity. This condo is located close to all the happenings of downtown Sebring. You are close to the library, Highlands Little Theatre, Museum of the Arts, Highlands Art League, City Pier and right down the road from historic Sebring Circle. Whether you are looking to get away from the hustle of the city and come here for weekends or live here full time, you will love the location! Imagine having a front row seat for Sebrings Fourth of July “reworks over Lake Jackson. This is the perfect place to have cocktail parties and just enjoy carefree condo living. The condo association takes care of all the amenities mentioned above and also takes care of basic cable, water, sewer and exterior insurance. Be advised that the Fountainhead does not allow any pets. For more information about this property, call Dell at 863-381-0400 or email dawndell1@gmail. com. Ask about MLS 247014. View professional photos of this property at PAGE 1Ca unique gas “replace with bench seating on both sides. The over sized kitchen features wood cabinets, granite counter tops, center island, wine cooler, bar sink and an abundance of cabinets for extra storage space. The 10 by 15 formal dining area is just off the raised entry and has wood ”oors, chair railing and is a great space for entertaining as it is so close to the kitchen. The 16 by 20 family room is light and bright and is a great place to sit and watch the wildlife in the backyard. This home has a study area close to two of the guest bedrooms; the area has built-in cabinets and a workstation counter top. All of the guest bedrooms are nicely sized. The guest bathroom has an access door to the back yard. The fourth bedroom is ideal as an in-law suite or as an of“ce; it includes a full bath with tile shower. The master bedroom suite has high ceilings, sliding glass doors that lead to the rear porch, wood laminate ”oors, double closets and includes a sitting area that could also be used as an of“ce. The master bath is a great place to retreat after a long day and features a large jetted tub, tile and glass enclosed shower, beautiful wood cabinets with marble tile tops and separate water closet. The rear lanai/porch area is partially under roof and some of it is screened. This is a great area for relaxing and to enjoy reading a good book. The over sized laundry room has built-in cabinets with a laundry sink and offers plenty of room for extra storage. This home is located in much-desired Country Club of Sebring. This community has something for everyone and has a golf course, pool, tennis courts and restaurant. For more information, call Kevin and Teresa Bock at 863-381-9063 or 863381-7884. Ask about MLS 248222. Or visit teresabock. com.BOCKFROM PAGE 1C COURTESY PHOTOResidents of the Fountainhead Condo enjoy a lakeside heated pool year round. COURTESY PHOTOThe over sized kitchen features wood cabinets, granite counter tops, center island, wine cooler, bar sink and an abundance of cabinets for extra storage space. Bud Worden 443-1952 Hal Worden 443-3028 Grant Worden 443-0159 Cindy Noel 214-6573 Cynthia CPŽ Petill 599-9030After Hours This Month:Local: (863) 453-5678 Fax: (863) 453-0065615 W. Main Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 YOUR FRIENDLY HOMETOWN REALTOR Family Owned & Operated Since 1973 Three Generations Strong! Worden Realty WORK WITH THE PEOPLE THAT KNOW THE AREA WHERE YOU WANT TO BUY OR SELL!!! OUR SALES STAFF HAS A COMBINED TOTAL OF 277 YEARS OF CALLING HIGHLANDS COUNTY HOMEŽ SERVING ALL YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS WHETHER ITS LISTING OR BUYING WITH US!! ACREAGE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES7 plus acres oldŽ Citrus Grove across from AP High School w/well & pump. Great location for development! .......................... .............................$69,975MLS# 247848 $54,9006 plus acres wooded with mature Oaks and Pines on the corner of Old Bombing Range Road and 64 E. Absolutely gorgeous ... One of the prettiest properties in Highlands County! BEAUTIFUL ACREAGE!!!$79,9003/1 on fenced corner lot. Home features updated kitchen and bath, tile floors throughout plus a bonus room that could be be a family room or separate dining room. New metal roof 1 year ago per owner, hot water heater and A/C 2013 per owner. Located close to schools and shopping. MLS# 249288GREAT INVESTMENT OR STARTER HOME!!MOVE IN READY!!!NO LETS REDO THIS OR THATŽ ITS DONE!!!Immaculate 3/2 features Bamboo flooring. Custom Automatic Blinds, new Kitchen Sink & Counter tops, Huge Walk-in Closet & Dressing Room in Master Suite! Newer Roof, updated Elec. Hot water heater, Range & Microwave. Well-Manicured lawn includes above ground pool, Fire-pit & 8x10 shed. MLS# 249276$125,000BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME!!$185,900With lots of sq.ft Formal living & w/ beautiful updated tile overlooking the salt water pool. This home also features not one but two master suites one of the master suites has a 10x10 office/bonus rm Located within walking distance of popular Lake Olivia MLS# 248848 REDUCED$234,900Beautiful 4 Bedroom lake front home! Older but full of character with great views of the lake. Also features hardwood floors in parts of the home with lots of space for entertaining. MLS# 247559DINNER LAKE!!!$189,900 Many possibilities for your business with 135 ft. of highway frontage on busy US 27. Located across from Pizza Hut in Avon Park, over 1000 sq. ft. of office space under air with metal roof. A 24 ft. high steel post with large frame for advertising. Plenty of space for customer. Just think of the exposure! MLS# 249304EXCELLENT LOCATION FOR YOUR BUSINESS $295,000 This home is great for entertaining with over 3,100 sq. ft. of luxury, it features a new kitchen that is delightfully updated with granite tops & beautiful stone back splash. Kitchen overlooks family room & screened-in pool. To many up-grades to mention.... A MUST SEE!!! MLS# 249305BREATHTAKING HOME!!!$239,0003BR/2BA on Lake Viola! For the Car Enthusiast, home features single car garage PLUS detached 26 x 36 FT oversized 3 car garage/workshop. Large lush green lawn sloping down to clear/clean sandy bottom lake. Great for water sports and fishing! MLS# 248025 BEAUTIFUL LAKE HOME! LAKEFRONT LAKEFRONT$249,750 Beautiful sprawling grounds with mature trees and lush green foliage surround a very unique 2/2 with lg. family room that could be used as a 3rd bedroom. Some features include 2nd story living room with amazing view of Deer Lake, green house and TENNIS COUNT! Home needs some work possibilities are endless and fishing is GREAT!! MLS# 248914 ALMOST 3 ACRES ON LAKE!!! LAKEFRONTadno=3618111-1

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C4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 When purchasing a property in Florida be aware that a property survey can bring peace of mind when undertaking a real estate transaction. Buyers need to realize a simple survey can prevent costly concerns and disputes among neighbors. Todays column is thanks to Cathy Hines a local surveyor who facilitated in gathering interesting and valuable information along with information from Jayde Ferguson. A detailed property survey is essential to find out important details about a house and the land it sits on. Many home buyers skip this in an effort to save money, but we feel the benefits and protection property surveys offer outweigh the cost. Home owners shouldnt be fooled into thinking that a property survey isnt vital. Building guarantees arent warranties and warranties only cover major and minor defects in the first two years. Regardless of how sure you are that everything will be fine with the property, a survey should always be conducted by a professional surveyor, not a lender. Property surveys will clearly show the boundaries of the property, the lot size and property description. If youre thinking of buying a home or a plot of land, obtaining an up-to-date survey is essential. Heres why every home buyer should protect their investment with a property survey. Buying property is a big financial move. You want reassurance that what is on the contract and title is actually the parcel youll be purchasing. Surveying of a property is a process in place to determine whether or not youre getting what youre paying for. The survey will ensure that the title you purchase is what you think, but it wont mitigate risks associated with the condition of the house. Both the land and the property is assessed and mapped out to eliminate any problems or discrepancies. Youll want to consider getting a property survey done if youre buying a house, selling a house, building a fence or making any structural changes. A survey can eliminate disputes over boundary lines and corners. A property owner must have accurate information about existing boundary lines and other demarcations of possession. This information is critical before youre able to build a fence, add an extra room or pave your driveway. Assuming where boundary lines or property corners are can cause big problems between neighbors, especially if one party goes ahead with renovations or extensions. Most people are unaware of the location of their property lines. A detailed property survey will reveal if theres any boundary line or property corner disputes. Youll have access to the exact property dimensions from the survey, which can determine if there are any issues effecting the boundary lines, like a driveway crossing over. Property surveys eliminate any issues with dividing fences and buildings. Ideally, a new fence between two properties should be located on the boundary line, enabling each party to own half of the fence and share maintenance and replacement costs equally. But this isnt always the case. Boundary line disputes can lead to major issues with fences. A property survey will mark the boundary lines and ensure theres no uncertainty of the fence location or who it belongs too. Zoning classification outlines whether the property is zoned for residential or light industrial use. Most owners will already be aware of their zoning classification, but you may not be aware of the restrictions in place. A certified survey details if there are any specific restrictions on how you can use the property and ensures its being used in accordance with the zoning ordinances. When buying a property you are to realize the variety of changes, additions through the years you can do to improve the value such as subdividing, you need to be aware of any regulations first. Its common for owners to invest in a property that they later divide for family or to be sold for a profit. Counties and cities all have their own set of rules when it comes to restrictions on subdividing. Investing in a property survey will determine whether any of these regulations exist and have the potential to effect dividing plans. How many of you will really think about underground cables and drains? In my years of real estate, many clients have yet to think of underground cables or draining. Folks please be aware of your investment risk for not doing a survey. Its easy enough to spot any above ground wiring at an inspection of the property yourself, but what about whats happening underneath? Knowing what water, electricity, gas, telephone, drains, wires, cables etc. are under the property is important for a few reasons. Utility companies may need to use a proportion of your land for line upkeep and if this falls under your home, its their right to do so. Its a smart idea to know the location of underground utilities before you begin any construction too. Another important section of a property survey determines whether theres any legal rights for you or your neighbor to walk across each others properties A property survey is a mustTODAYS REAL ESTATE Julio Seda SURVEY | 5C 25 CU. FT. FULL-SIZE SIDE-BY-SIDE REFRIGERATORWater “ ltration system € Gallon Door BinsCLOSE OUT SALEModel# ASI2575FRW White Model# ASI2575FRB Black 863-655-4995STORE HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 8 am-5 pm Saturday 9 am-4 pm Closed Sunday13611 Hwy. 98 € SebringDesigned, engineered and Assembled in the U.S.A. QUALITY SALES & SERVICE! Blowout Sale! $799.99 adno=3617960-14800 HAW BRANCH RD. € SEBRING FL 33875 KIM REED863-381-6575kimbreed@comcast.netHELEN 863-382-6575 THE COUNTRY CLUB OFFICE 4800 HAW BRANCH RD. SEBRING, FL 33875 The Reed Ferry TeamWeve teamed up to give you DOUBLE THE AGENTS, DOUBLE THE SERVICE! Call Us Today For Your FREE MARKET ANALYSIS! The #1 Two-Agent Team in Highlands County COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $239,900Designer features such as co ered and tray ceilings, 8 doors, 10 ceilings, crown moldings and arched doorways abound in this 3BR/2BA pool home. e formal living room with French doors would make great o ce space. Lovely view of golf course from screened Lanai. MLS# 249440 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $195,000Beautiful executive-style villa featuring open oor plan, skylight, plant shelves and 16Ž tile in living areas. Chefs Kitchen boasts upgraded cabinets, newer appliances and counter seating. Owners Suite has his and hers walk-in closets and double sink vanity. MLS# 247702 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $129,900Move-in ready 2BR/2BA villa in sought-after Country Club of Sebring. Fully furnished, this home features a large LR/DR area open to the 14x20 air-conditioned Florida room perfect for entertaining or o ce. Kitchen has SS appl, breakfast bar and ample cabinetry. MLS# 247228 COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING $224,900Great price for pool home! is lovely 3BR/2BA/2 Car Gar has an open feel with newer carpet and gorgeous Italian tile. Wood cabs, SS appl and breakfast bar in Kit. Screen & covered lanai leads to a sparkling heated pool surrounded by tall hedges for privacy. MLS# 249607 HIGHLANDS RIDGE $166,900Lovely open oor-plan 2 BR/2BA/2 Car Gar home in sought-after Active-Adult community. 20x20 Great Room w/ vaulted ceilings perfect for family & entertaining. Community amenities incl pools, restaurants, golf, pickle ball, tness, community center and more. MLS# 249049 SUN N LAKE $329,900Youll think youve walked into a model home when you enter this immaculate 3BR+ofc/2BA executive home! Fabulous view from the breakfast area through the aquarium windows overlooking the screened Lanai and heated pool area backing up to the Golf Course. MLS# 249690adno=3618330-1 See what all the buzz is about at Covered Bridge. The best 55+ community in the area. Find out what $85.00 a month HOA fees provides for you. Walk through the beautiful new Models with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage.Call 863-455-9927 THE NEW MODEL IS OPEN EVERYDAY! WWW.COVEREDBRIDGELAKEPLACID.COM AS LOW AS 5% Down* *Must be main residence10460 High Grove Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 Directions: From US 27 S., take Lake Francis Rd West, 2 miles to Venetian Parkway, take Venetian Parkway, Follow signs to model homes. adno=3617858-1

PAGE 29 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C5 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin.Ž EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY HOMES FOR SALE1020 Placid Lakes,Lake June Access!Lovely 3/2 home at 904 Catfish Creek Rd. Screen porch, w/outside deck & jacuzzi; reverse osmosis & rights to boat ramp & Lake June. $189k or best offer.863-699-6772 MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE 1090 Double Wide in Fairmount Mobile Est. Own land, no HOA fees, 2BR/1BA, garage, carport, screened porch. 863314-8441, 863-273-8811. L a k e Pl ac id i n act i ve 55 +par k 2 /1 w/bonus rm, renovated, l ots of new everything! $15k.Must See! 276-378-6984 GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! WANTED TO BUY1120 Lake PlacidCASH for Your Home! Rapid Closing; Any Condition. Must have sufficient equity. Ken 863-441-2689 HOMES FOR RENT1210 Apartments & Housesfor Rent in Highlands County Starting at $450Pet Friendly!Call Lakefront Home 2000 sf home $1,000/mo 1yr lease, NO PETS.863-382-2221 Sun N Lake Golf Community3/2/2 all remodeled incl. new tile throughout. $1250/mo.Available October 16305-873-4512 DUPLEXES FOR RENT1300 S e b r i ng. 2203 C o l mar A ve. D uplex 2 Bed/1 Bath, no pets, no smoking, $550/month. First, last and security. 863-214-7959 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Accepting Applications 1 & 2 BR Apts Castle Hill Apartments 1025 Castle Hill Drive Avon Park, FL 33825 863-452-6565 TDD 711 Available to individuals 62 years of age or older. Handicap/disabled, regardless of age. This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider Avon Park on Main St. ~Lg 1/1, carport. Add. living/bd rm. Lake view. $565 1st/sec, water incl. 561-719-2520 Sebring Lake Front Condos & HousesNew kitchens; 1br starting at $550; 2 br starting at $675 1yr lease, NO PETS. 863-382-2221 SEBRING/AVON PARK Studio (w/bath, fridge & microwave only; 1 person only) $550/mo + sec. No smokers, Next to Olympic rest. Landmark Suites, 510 US Hwy 27 N. By appointment. 954-612-8585 Sebring~ 2/1, includes water, sewer & garbage. $625. First, last & sec. No Pets. 800-743-2301 F i n d y o u r B e s t F r i e n d i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s S ebring~ 1/1 poolside, tiled, W/D, carport; no smoking, sm dog ok. $600/mo +electric & $500 dep. 863-243-9495 S ebring~ new completely remodeled lrg 1bd & 2 bd: new kit cabinets, appliances, ceramic tile. $600/mo 863-588-0303 ROOMS FOR RENT1360 Lake Placid~ 1/1; singles only; includes electric, fridge & microwave. $400 month. 863-699-0049 VACATION/ SEASONALRENTALS1390 S ebring S easonal Mobile Home~ 2/1, completely fur nished, 4 mo. min., $1000 mo.863-465-1451/863-840-0403 PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66.Great Medical, School, Real Estate space!863-471-0663 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 Arcadia~ 55 acre parcel w/lake for rent; water, electric & septic on site. Need your own 5th wheel or MH. $775/mo. 239-693-7270 SE of Gainsville~ 8 ac lakefront, high & dry, on 854 ac Georges Lake. $215k. 239-693-7270 Lake Okeechobee Lot on Canal w/seawall & dock!110x78, Zoned for permanent structure, No RVs. Existing slab, electric & water. DRASTICALLY REDUCED!Only $22k.269-506-6510or 269-476-2188 By JACK GUTTENTAGMORTGAGE PROFESSORMortgage lenders generally require borrowers to include taxes and insurance premiums in their monthly mortgage payments. The additional payments are placed in escrow until the payment dates when the amounts due are paid by the lender. While mortgages are priced on the assumption that tax and insurance payments are escrowed, some borrowers can waive the requirement for a fee „ usually 1/4 of a point, which amounts to $250 for each $100,000 of loan amount. To be eligible for an escrow waiver, the loan amount cannot exceed 80 percent of the lower of sale price and appraised value. An eligible borrower must take the initiative in waiving escrow. Waivers are not allowed on FHA mortgages under any circumstances.Escrow mechanicsWith an escrow, the lender calculates the amount the borrower must pay each month as an addition to the mortgage payment. The borrower can check the calculation using the same HUD-defined procedure that the lender uses. (Note: the procedure is explained at How Do I Figure Escrows on my website, www.mtgprofessor. com.) This additional payment goes into the borrowers escrow account. The money in this account belongs to the borrower, though the lender usually keeps the interest on it. The lender is responsible for paying taxes and insurance out of the account.Rationale for the escrow requirementOne rationale for the requirement is that it prevents a potential weakening in the protection provided to the lender by the property. If the homeowner is negligent for any reason and fails to pay the property tax, the tax authority could place a lien on the property that would have a higher priority than the lenders lien. Similarly, if the insurance premium is not paid and the house burns down or is flooded away, the lenders protection goes with it. Since this rationale would apply to reverse mortgages as well as standard mortgages, an interesting question is why escrows are not required on the HECM reverse mortgage program. My guess is that because there is no required monthly payment to add it to, policy makers were reluctant to create a payment burden for elderly homeowners. This may have been a mistake.Convenience vs. controlFor many borrowers, having the lender responsible for paying taxes and insurance out of the escrow account is a welcome convenience. When I had a mortgage, I viewed the escrow arrangement that way, because it simplified our budgeting and our life. On the other hand, for control freaksŽ the escrow arrangement is an infringement on their personal autonomy. In support of the control freak, occasionally lenders muck it up. Their systems fail and the payments are not made. I have heard about a number of such cases from borrowers, some of them real horror stories. Yet such events are ra re, and when they happen the lenders responsible make the borrowers whole, although they dont compensate them for their time, pain and suffering.Loss of interestWhen you establish an escrow account with the lender, in most states the lender gets to keep the interest earnings on the account. To calculate the interest loss, multiply the escrow account balance every month times 1/12 of the interest rate that you would receive if the account was yours rather than the lenders. For example, if the account balance for December is $2,000 and your bank pays 2 percent on your account, your interest loss for December is $3.33 „ 2,000 times 0.02 divided by 12. Sum the monthly figures to get the annual loss. A few states require that lenders pay interest on escrow balances. If you are in one of them, subtract the rate you would receive on the escrow account from the rate you would earn on your own account. For example, if lenders must pay 1 percent, your loss in the example would be only 1 percent, amounting to $1.67. Borrowers should keep in mind that in order to retain the interest earnings on their deposits, they must incur the upfront fee required to waive escrow. If you dont want to go through any of these calculations, dont bother. Many borrowers take the path of least resistance by accepting the escrow arrangement, without trying to balance the financial pros and cons. To my mind, the key issue is how you feel about relinquishing, versus retaining control over one important segment of your personal finances. Jack Guttentag is professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Comments and questions can be left at mortgage borrowers escrow taxes and insurance or pay them on their own?BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week, taking a pause after five straight weeks of increases. Costs for would-be homebuyers have been climbing, and the key 30-year rate has been running at its highest levels in more than seven years. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixedrate mortgages ticked down to 4.71 percent this week from 4.72 percent last week. The average benchmark rate has risen from 3.85 percent a year ago. The average rate on 15-year, fixed-rate loans slipped to 4.15 percent this week from 4.16 percent last week. The Federal Reserve signaled its confidence in the economy last week by raising a key interest rate for a third time this year, forecasting another rate hike before years end. The strong economy and anticipation of more short-term rate hikes by the Fed are helping drive the increase in mortgage rates. Against the backdrop of economic strength, interest rates on U.S. Treasury bonds have been rising as their prices have fallen. The yield on the key 10-year Treasury note climbed Thursday to 3.18 percent, its highest level in more than seven years. To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country between Monday and Wednesday each week. The average doesnt include extra fees, known as points, which most borrowers must pay to get the lowest rates. The average fee on 30year fixed-rate mortgages fell to 0.4 point from 0.5 point last week. The fee on 15-year mortgages also declined to 0.4 point from 0.5 point. The average rate for five-year adjustable-rate mortgages rose to 4.01 percent from 3.97 percent last week. The fee was unchanged at 0.3 point.US mortgage rates edge lower THE ASSOCIATED PRESSThis September photo shows a for sale sign in front of a home in north Jackson, Miss. On Thursday, Oct. 4, Freddie Mac reports on the weeks average U.S. mortgage get to your own. Such conditions imposed by the law reflect on the title report but property surveys identify the rights. Easements arent usually shown on the deed. A property survey will show the easement on the survey map and whether your neighbor has the right to walk across your yard to the street. Encumbrances are also outlined on a property survey and will reveal any claims or liabilities that effects the title of the property. Without an extensive and qualified examination of your land and house, its very easy to run into costly issues and disputes down the line. The right property survey for your home offers a better understanding of the property before you commit to the purchase and Sebring is bless to have dedicated and experienced surveyors. My utmost gratitude to Cathy Hines in Sebring for her assistance on this article. To submit questions, comments or topics, call Julio Seda at 786-9918235 or email 0532315@ PAGE 4C


C6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 Find your dream home at: It's a sign of great things to come in real estate. Florida Properties Group Sebring 211 US Hwy. 27 N. Sebring, FL 33870 Golf Hammock 1 Hammock Falls Cr. Sebring, FL 33872Country Club 4800 Haw Branch Rd.. Sebring, FL 33875 Lake Placid 15 N. Main St. Lake Placid, FL 33852Real Estate € Property Management € Title € Se Habla EspaolSebring: 863-402-5700 € Lake Placid: 863-699-0404 € Country Club: 863-382-6575 Golf Hammock : 863-382-6575 Lake Placid NEW CUSTOM MODEL HOME € 4BR/3BA, 2136 Sq.Ft. € 10 ceilings, wood cabinets, granite € 123 Lake Clay frontage $413,500 MLS# 245422 Brooke Foster (863) 441-0781 Lake Placid LAKE REDWATER 2 BEDROOM RETREAT € 4 parcels of property rezoned as 1 € 85 feet lake frontage € Detached 2 car garage, 16x28 storage bldg. $265,000 MLS#248980 Carole Polk (863) 840-1083 Highlands Ridge BEAUTIFUL GOLF COURSE HOME € 2BR/2BA, 2110 Sq.Ft. € Screened lanai overlooks golf course € Kitchen w/custom wood cabinets $234,500 MLS#247672 Jamie LaMere (863) 381-5763 Sebring COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE HOME€ 7BR/5.5BA, 5581 Sq.Ft. € Kitchen w/dual ovens, large cooktop € Hardwood, granite. In ground caged pool$599,900 MLS#249187 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 Lake Placid FABULOUS OAK ISLAND POOL HOME!€ 3BR/2.5BA, 2948 Sq.Ft. € Views of extra wide canal to Lake Sirena € Newer AC, carpet, updated water heater$269,900 MLS#248551 Roger Ravensborg (863) 840-3298 Lake Placid LAKE BLUE HOME€ 3BR/2BA, 1428 Sq.Ft. € Peaceful back porch overlooks lake € Private dock. New windows, storm shutters $199,900 MLS#247568 Jeorje & Amy Mulrooney (863) 381-6866 Sebring SUN N LAKE OF SEBRING € 4BR/2.5BA, 2368 Sq.Ft. € 21x15 Family room € Formal LR, Rear porch $210,000 MLS#249056 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 Lake Placid HOME ON 4+ ACRES € 3BR/3BA, 1854 Sq.Ft. € Designed for in-law/quest quarters € New roof 2018, new exterior paint $249,900 MLS#248917 Carol Edwards (863) 441-2994 Sebring ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES HOME € 3BR/2BA, 1815 Sq.Ft. € On 1 acre w/lots of trees € 12x20 Family room, large screened porch $199,900 MLS#249497 Debra & Dennis Rutledge (863) 441-2039 Sebring BEAUTIFUL CURB APPEAL!€ 3BR/2BA, 2553 Sq.Ft. € Kitchen w/cherry cabinets, island cook top € Custom shaped pool & spa. Golf course view$329,900 MLS#249366 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Sebring COUNTRY CLUB LIVING € 3BR/2BA, 1719 Sq.Ft. € Kitchen w/wood cabinets, SS appliances € Screened lanai leads to pool $224,900 MLS#249607 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Lake Placid RARE LOG HOME € 3BR/2BA, 1512 Sq.Ft. € Overlooks peaceful Lake Crews € Exposed wood beams, loft, fireplace $184,900 MLS#249593 Carol Edwards (863) 441-2994 Lake Placid LEISURE LAKES HOME € 2BR/2BA, 1200 Sq.Ft. € Roof new in 2017, newer kitchen cabinets € French doors to tiled, covered patio. $147,900 MLS#249554 Carole Polk (863) 840-1083 Sebring LOVELY HARDER HALL HOME € 3BR/2BA, 1615 Sq.Ft. € New roof 12/2017, screened porch € Fenced backyard, fireplace, central vac $179,900 MLS#249280 Barbara Bonasera (863) 441-0168 Sebring VANTAGE POINTE SINGLE FAMILY HOME € 2BR/2BA, 1465 Sq.Ft. € Attractive kitchen w/large pantry € 8x22 screened lanai, 2 car garage $169,900 MLS#249321 Elease DeYoung (863) 414-1450 Lake Placid PLACID LAKES€ 2BR/2BA, 1884 Sq.Ft. € Close to main canal for access to Lake June € Boat house w/remote control jet ski lift$265,900 MLS#249165 Marilyn Stokes (863) 835-1980 Highlands Ridge LOVELY UPDATED HOME € 2BR/2BA, 1317 Sq.Ft. € Plus office, Cathedral ceilings € White kitchen cabinets, granite $163,500 MLS#247687 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 Lake Placid CANAL TO LAKE GRASSY € 2BR/2BA, 1346 Sq.Ft. € Tile floors, oversized garage € Enclosed Forida room under air $159,900 MLS#247103 Ann Freeman (863) 243-3418 Sebring MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE € 2BR/2BA, 1584 Sq.Ft. € Living & dining rooms, lanai € Newer roof & water heater $154,900 MLS#247274 Hyacinth Baxter (863) 443-7285 Avon Park AVON PARK LAKES HOME € 3BR/2BA, 1632 Sq.Ft. € Large lot, partially fenced € Family room, screened back porch $150,000 MLS#248557 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 Sebring CORNER VILLA € 2BR/2BA, 1334 Sq.Ft. € Newer SS appliances, tiled backsplash € Fireplace, 10x18 lanai w/vinyl windows $144,900 MLS#247416 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 Lake Placid ON CANAL TO LAKE GRASSY € 3BR/2BA, 1802 Sq.Ft € Tile throughout, new kitchen cabinets € Needs some TLC to finish renovations $139,900 MLS#249602 Carol Edwards (863) 441-2994 Sebring VILLA LOCATED ON GOLF COURSE € 2BR/2BA, 1509 Sq.Ft. € Country Club of Sebring € Entertain on air conditioned FL room $139,900 MLS#249042 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Lake Placid COME TAKE A LOOK! € 3BR/2BA, 1172 Sq.Ft. € Open area off kitchen for dining € Covered deck w/fenced backyard $116,000 MLS#249472 Rona Port (863) 414-6570 Sebring GREAT STARTER OR INVESTMENT € 2BR/1BA, 1029 Sq.Ft. € One car attached carport € Large screened porch, inside laundry $95,900 MLS#247938 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 Sebring MOBILE ON OWNED LAND € 2BR/2BA, 1292 Sq.Ft. € Well maintained, move in ready € Sold furnished. New 10x12 shed $79,900 MLS#247632 Lisa Terrell (863) 414-0358 Lake Placid HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES € 1BR/1BA, 744 Sq.Ft. € Tile throughout Windows replaced € Fresh paint inside & out. Above ground pool $89,000 MLS#249533 Rona Port (863) 414-6570 Sebring 4 PLUS ACRES € Property is fenced € Already electrical and well on site € Pines & scrub oaks provide lots of privacy $50,000 MLS#248354 Melba Starling (863) 465-7100 Sebring HIGHLANDS LAKES RESERVE LOT€ Prestigious gated Highlands Lake Reserve € Cleared 2.4 acres. Community dock & boat ramp € Access to Lakes Ruth & Charlotte. $49,900 MLS#249529 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Lake Placid LEISURE LAKE RESIDENTIAL LOT € 80x125 lot on paved road € On canal to Lake Carrie € Build your dream home here! $30,000 MLS#245091 Leigh Eures (863) 441-7137 Sebring CUSTOM HOME in COUNTRY CLUB€ 3BR/2BA, 1386 Sq.Ft. € Open front porch, 10 ceilings, € Breakfast nook in kitchen, inside laundry$189,900 MLS#249065 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 Lake Placid SUPER VALUE€ 3BR/2BA, 1480 Sq.Ft. € On Canal to Lake Clay € Spacious kitchen w/pantry & breakfast nook$179,900 MLS#249167 Carol Edwards (863) 441-2994 Lake Placid SPACIOUS CUSTOM HOME € 3BR/2BA, 1736 Sq.Ft. € Stone covered fireplace € Indoor 11x12 spa area $169,900 MLS#248571 Mary McCoy (954) 205-0667 Sebring LOVELY, IMMACULATE, TASTEFUL € 2BR/2BA, 1816 Sq.Ft. € Large Florida room overlooking pond € Newer roof, AC. 55+ community $169,500 MLS#249063 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 Sebring PRICE REDUCED€ 4BR/2BA, 1920 Sq.Ft. € Living sq. ft. includes furnished basement € Updates include kitchen, roof, HVAC$154,900 MLS#249235 Lisa Terrell (863) 414-0358 Lake Placid NEW CONSTRUCTION! € 3BR/2BA, 1192 Sq.Ft. € Open 10x14 rear porch € 1 car garage. Tiled floors $149,900 MLS#249151 Lori Brown (863) 835-1196 adno=3617863-1v2

PAGE 31 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C7 SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNLAKE PLACID „ Gerald JerryŽ Meisenheimer has joined All About Realty of Lake Placid. He will be involved in residential and business sales, along with rental property management. Meisenheimer has lived in Lake Placid since 1988, moving up from Broward County. After a 45-year career in law enforcement and operating several businesses, he has also been active in the rental “eld. He and his wife, Mary, built homes throughout the Lake Placid area and rent them out. So, it was only natural for Meisenheimer to discuss the possibility of managing rental properties for All About Realty broker/ owner, Dan DeBono. DeBono told him it was a great idea; however, it requires a Florida real estate license “rst. Come back and see me when you get your license,Ž DeBono said. As of Sept. 24, Meisenheimer completed his real estate training at Sebring School of Real Estate and is now a licensed agent. According to his instructor, Julio Seda, Meisenheimer had the highest score on the end-of-course exam in all his time of teaching the course. Meisenheimer went on to pass the Florida State Real Estate Exam on the “rst try. Becoming a real estate sales agent has already led Meisenheimer to go a step further and add the name Realtor after his name. That was accomplished by becoming a member of the Heartland Association of Realtors, which includes access to the Multiple Listing Service. His of“ce is at the new location for All About Realty, 370 Interlake Blvd. East in Lake Placid. Call Meisenheimer at 863-4412844 or email j.meise@ About Realty welcomes new agent MEISENHEIMERBy CATHY HOBBSDESIGN RECIPESWhen you think of fall colors, what comes to mind? Red, yellow, green, orange? While there are certainly a number of fabulous fall colors, for many the challenge lies in how to use these colors purposefully in decor.BrownBrown is a great foundation color and to many, a softer alternative to black. Brown can be used in many ways in a home, whether through the use of a wood “nish or furniture or with the help of accessories and accents. Considered a neutral color, brown pairs well with other colors, or even different tints, tones and shades of brown in the same room. Looking for suggestions? Pastel colors such as powder pink or soft blue can be strong pairings. Finishes such as brass and chrome also work well.BlackA longtime staple for interior designers and decorators, black is making a bold comeback. Strong and dominant, black can add luxury and richness to nearly any space, but it should be used sparingly. For example, in a bedroom, two nightstands with a black “nish will work well, but adding in a black dresser may overwhelm. Black also works well as an accent color. Two to three black accents in a room whether through the use of lighting, artwork or accessories can work beautifully.OrangeOrange is a happy color that can help brighten and lighten a space while also adding a sense of warmth. Lighter shades of orange can work well in childrens rooms, while darker, richer tones can add a sense of elegance in living rooms and other social areas such as family rooms.RedStrong and bold, red is a statement color. Red works well as a pop of color in a space. As such, it pairs best with light colors or neutrals such as white, taupe or gray. When it comes to red, dont be afraid to use it in unexpected areas such as kitchens and bathrooms.YellowYellow and all its shades, tints and tones is popular for fall. From chartreuse to mustard yellow and shades in between, yellow can be used in the fall and beyond. Not sure what colors will blend with yellow? Try neutral foundation colors such as brown, black and white. Dont forget “nishes such as gold and brass are part of the yellow family and can work well in your decor as well. Cathy Hobbs, based in New York City, is an Emmy Award-winning television host and a nationally known interior design and home staging expert with of“ces in New York City, Boston and Washington, D.C. Contact her at info@ or visit her website at cathyhobbs. com.How to use fabulous fall colors in your decor METRO CREATIVE IMAGESWhile there are certainly a number of fabulous fall colors, for many the challenge lies in how to use these colors purposefully in decor. 1200 Stone Ridge Circle € Sebring, FL 33870 € 863-382-2100 WWW.STONERIDGEFLA.COMCOMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE OFFERING POOL, BILLIARDS! 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SUN N LAKE BLVD, LAKE PLACIDContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 $1265/mo. 117 COUNTRY CLUB DR. #601, LAKE PLACIDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 $1,750/mo. 314 DEVONSHIRE RD, SEBRINGContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 $1250 MO($2000 SEASONAL) 4449 LOQUAT RD, SEBRINGContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 MLS 249580 $120,000 ANITA ZAHN: 863-840-1420 125 IMPATIENS ST, LAKE PLACIDContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 $60,000 FORECLOSURE 122 PARKVIEW DRIVE, LAKE PLACIDContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 $1450.00/mo. 7033 CORAL RIDGE ROAD, SEBRINGContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 $2400.00/mo. 502 CHELSEE WAY, LAKE PLACIDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 $1,100/Mo 1544 CHURCHILL STREET, LAKE PLACIDContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 $139.900 SYLVAN SHORES 3055 SCENIC HWY, SEBRINGContact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 $299,900 4 ACRES IMMACULATE! 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C8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS OUTSTANDING AGENTS... OUTSTANDING RESULTS EACH OFFICE IS INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED See all the listings at REMAX.com809 U.S. 27 South € Sebring, FL 33870Office: (863) 385-0077 Realty Plus #1 Real Estate Company in Highlands County for Closed TransactionsPUT THE AGENTS TO WORK FOR YOU! THE BEST JUST KEEP GETTING BETTER #1 CLOSED TRANSACTIONS FOR: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017! M C, maureen@acoolrealtor.comRE/MAX Realty Plus #1 Office in Highlands County! Ready to Buy or Sell? Call or Text 863-873-7243SOLD SOLD SOLD5346 PEBBLE BEACH DR.Maureen Cool SELLS another Sun n Lake Home. If you are ready to sell, call Maureen today! 23 years of Negotiating Experience working for you!!$147,500 248966 SYLVAN SHORES1509 AZALEA CT. 3BR, 2BA,, 2 car garage. Weatherized lanai. Corner lot with RV parking. Workshop/shed. Deep garage for boat storage. Movein ready!!$149,900 249418THE COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRING3891 RODEO DR.Golf course pool home. 2BR, 2BA, 2 car garage. Move-in ready with new carpet & paint! overlooking Hole #7.$199,000 249410 GOLF COURSETHE COOL TEAM HAS SOLD 76 PROPERTIES THIS YEAR! I need MORE LISTINGS! We have CASH & APPROVED BUYERS READY! Maureen Cool 863-873-7243 Lisa Kneram SOLD! VISIT WWW.CHIPBORING.COM FOR VISUAL TOURS C MLS#249351 NEW LISTING SUN N LAKEGreat 4BR w/ 2 car garage located on a quiet treed street in Sun N Lakes. The kitchen is separate with a pass-through window and small eat in area. Large pantry room w/W&D hook up. The home is completely tiled and painted in neutral colors. $153,900 REDUCED $5,000 MLS#247278 NEW LISTING SUN N LAKEJUST REDUCED! 2 bedroom, Cozy, clean and comfortable describes this affordable home which has a galley kitchen with pantry and spacious living and dining area. 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NEW LISTING AVAILABLE! TO BUY OR SELL CALL: KEVIN & TERESA BOCK 863-381-9063 REDUCED!!! S D, VOTED REALTOR OF THE YEAR MLS#249176302 HERON ST. Home sweet home, come swing on the front porch and enjoy the lush landscaping. Great home 4BR/2.5 BA, w/oversized garage. Lots of EXTRAS! Come take a look.$169,900 SEBRING HILLS DELIVERING QUALITY SERVICE ABOVE AND BEYOND EXPECTATIONS FOR YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS! EMILY M. JONES (863) 446-3246emilyjones@remax.netwww.emilyjones.remaxagent.com2 STORY IN SUN N LAKES4513 ADRIENNE ST., SEBRING2-story 4BR, 2.5BA, 3CAR, high ceilings & fully equipped open kitchen. Downstairs provides plenty of space for entertaining. Formal dining room, living room w/access to screened porch & separate bonus family room. Seller will update home including fresh $239,900 247929 SUN N LAKESMETICULOUSLY CLEAN & VIBRANTLY BRIGHT!3012 OAKHILL DR., AVON PARK plan, oversized 2-car garage. Sits high & dry on a corner lot. 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SPORTSSunday, October 7, 2018 | | @Sun_Preps Lightning top Panthers 2-1It took all 60 minutes, overtime and a shootout goal by Nikita Kucherov for Tampa Bay to win their “rst game of the season, topping the Florida Panthers 2-1. See more on page 2INDEX | Lottery 2 | NHL 2 | Pro baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Colleges 6 | NFL 7 | Auto racing 8 | Weather 8 By CHUCK BALLAROSUN CORRESPONDENTPUNTA GORDA … The Charlotte High School volleyball team appears to be peaking at the right time, and a possible opponent in the upcoming district playoffs had a chance to experience it for themselves. The Tarpons swept through the Gene Gorman volleyball tournament Saturday, defeating district rival Lemon Bay in the finals 2-0 (25-17, 25-16). Charlotte (19-4) did not drop a set in its four-game tournament, nor was it ever really challenged in playing two local rivals and Labelle. I wanted to see the girls work together and play on point throughout the day,Ž Charlotte coach Michelle Dill said. Toward the end of the season we want to keep doing what we need to do.Ž Charlotte, which beat North Port, Desoto and Labelle to get to the finals, made its life a lot easier by having Kelsey Nolan and Shelby Beisner at the top of its service lineup. The Tarpons seemed to be up six or seven points almost immediately as both had their AŽ games going. Beisner, in particular, was red hot on serve. In the semi-final against Labelle she had eight aces in the first set alone. For this, she was named the tournament MVP, winning $1,000 for the schools general scholarship fund in her name. Ive missed my serves a lot this season, so Ive focused on getting them in. Coach has been giving me a place for me to serve to and me hitting that spot,Ž Beisner said. We didnt miss a lot and we focused on that because thats a lot of points we can receive.Ž Lemon Bay (15-7), playing shorthanded, played well as it worked on things for districts. We kept it close. Charlotte is a hard-hitting team. We tried different rotations and different positions, and it worked,Ž Lemon Bay coach Pat Auer said. We struggle against teams that hit hard, By TIM REYNOLDSAP SPORTS WRITERMIAMI GARDENS, Fla. „ At Miami, this will be The Comeback. At Florida State, this will be The Collapse. NKosi Perry threw four touchdown passes, and No. 17 Miami pulled off its biggest comeback ever against Florida State by rallying from 20 points down midway through the second half to top the Seminoles 28-27 on Saturday night. I never doubted,Ž Miami safety Jaquan Johnson said. There were few who could say that. The game had the usual fare that comes with this rivalry: A pregame shout fest after warmups, the entire Miami roster getting an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for running across the “eld to come to the aid of injured receiver Jeff Thomas after he got pulled down by his face mask and was shaken up near a raucous Florida State sideline, and missed “eld goals by both teams in the “nal quarter. But what Miami did in the “nal 20 minutes, that was most unusual. The Hurricanes, down 27-7, scored two touchdowns in a span of 42 seconds to get right back into the game, and then Perry connected with Brevin Jordan with 11:52 left for what became the winning score „ the one that would give Miami (5-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) its “rst home victory over FSU since 2004. No one gave in,Ž Miami coach Mark Richt said. No one gave up,Ž Perrys numbers By MARK LONGAP SPORTS WRITERGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) „ Lucas Krull grew up idolizing Tim Tebow, a left-handed quarterback big enough to play tight end. So imagine how wideeyed Krull was when Tebow spoke in the locker room before Floridas game against LSU. Krull was even more star-struck when Tebow congratulated him afterward. A former Arkansas pitcher and now a seldom-used tight end, the 6-foot-6 Krull lofted a perfect pass to Feleipe Franks on a trick play that set up No. 22 Floridas winning touchdown in a 27-19 victory against “fth-ranked LSU on Saturday. I was like, Hey, can we get a picture?Ž Krull said. He was like, Yeah, of course. Great throw. Great team win. So that was awesome to be able to talk to him.Ž The Gators (5-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) scored all their points after the end of the “rst quarter, when Tebow became the sixth player inducted into the schools ring of honor. I didnt want him to let him down that way,Ž said Florida coach Dan Mullen, who was Tebows offensive coordinator for two national championships. I know its a night hell never forget and the whole family will never forget. I know winning that game was kind of like a little cherry on top to make sure it was all smiles.Ž With Tebow watching much of the game from the sideline, Florida looked a little like a championship contender. Lamical Perine grinded out tough yards and scored twice, Floridas defense was as good as its been all season and the difference was another perfect trick play called by Mullen. A week after beating Mississippi State with a double pass, Franks handed off to Krull and slipped around the right side mostly unnoticed. Krull pulled up and lofted a 15-yarder back to Franks that set up Perines second touchdown. That last drive they had was a devastating drive,Ž LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. We just couldnt make a play.Ž The drive was huge for Florida, which had dropped six of the last eight in the series and two in a row in Gainesville. It immediately followed LSUs go-ahead score that featured two long runs from Nick Brossette. Lucky runs,Ž Gators defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson said. We busted.Ž Brossette ran for 79 yards on the drive, including a 2-yard plunge that put the Tigers (5-1, 2-1) up 19-14 with 8:48 to play. Florida answered, but didnt put LSU away until Stewarts interception and then another one on fourth down on the ensuing possession. Its another step for us,Ž Gardner-Johnson said. PREP SPORTS: Gene Gorman Volleyball Tournament COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 17 Miami 28, FSU 27 PREP SPORTS: Cross-Country COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 22 Florida 27, No. 5 LSU 19Trickery, defense help Florida edge LSU 27-19 AP PHOTOFlorida quarterback Feleipe Franks greets fans as he leaves the “eld after Florida defeated LSU i27-19 in an NCAA college football game.FLORIDA | 7Comeback for the ages: Miami stuns FSU AP PHOTOMiami linebacker Michael Pinckney celebrates with the turnover chain during the second half of Saturdays game.MIAMI | 7By BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORThe Port Charlotte Lady Pirates cross-country team placed second Friday evening at the Tri-County Championships at North Port High School. Isabella Coogan, Amy PadillaQuinones and Jocelyn Ramos, placed in the top 10 in the Charlotte County division. Port Charlotte as a team placed second in the Charlotte County division, with Coogan and Padilla-Quinones pacing the Lady Pirates, with both runners placing in the top 14 for the meet, with the entire roster achieving personal bests. The Tri-County swimming championships were held Saturday at Selby Aquatic Center in Sarasota, featuring teams from Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee Counties. The Venice Indians placed second in the boys division, the Charlotte Tarpons third, and the Lemon Bay Manta Rays “fth out of 17 teams. Tarpon Dylan Hacker, a previous winner of the Charlotte Sun Athlete of the Week, won the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. Josh Eaton was second in both the 50 and 100 breaststroke and Carl Eisen placed fourth in both the 50 and 100 freestyle, said Jeff Cain, Tarpons swimming coach. The Indians were third and the Tarpons “fth, only two points out of fourth, in the girls division. 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Must contain name, address and number. € Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1175. € To report an error: Call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email By MARC TOPKINTAMPA BAY TIMESRays bench coach Charlie Montoyo will interview this week for the vacant Reds manager job, according to several published reports. Montoyo, 53 this month, spent 18 years managing in the Rays minor-league system before joining the major-league staff in 2015 as third-base coach and shifted to the bench coach role this season, working closely with manager Kevin Cash on all in-game decisions. Montoyos interview is “rst of several such opportunities expected for him and Rocco Baldelli this off-season. 3B coach Matt Quatraros name also may come up. Senior VP Chaim Bloom, appropriately, is being included in speculation for several GM-type jobs. Montoyo will be one of a reported 10 (or more) candidates to interview for the Reds job, “lling capably on an interim basis by Jim Riggleman after the mid-April “ring of Bryan Price. Also interviewing this week, per reports, is Giants bench coach Hensley Meulens. The Reds have already brought in a number of external candidates, including former bigleague managers Joe Girardi, John Farrell and Brad Ausmus, along with Giants VP of player development David Bell. Internal candidates talked to include Riggleman, bench coach Pat Kelly, 3B coach Billy Hatcher, 1B coach Freddie Benavides. There has also been media speculation of interest in Eduardo Perez, the current ESPN analyst who is the son of Tony Perez and whose 13-year playing career included a stop with the Devil Rays. The team is looking to make a decision by the end of the World Series.Rays bench coach Charlie Montoyo to interview for Reds job MLB: Tampa Bay RaysBy MARK DIDTLERASSOCIATED PRESSTAMPA, Fla. „ J.T Miller and Nikita Kucherov scored in the shootout and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 in the regular-season opener for both teams Saturday night. Florida goalie Roberto Luongo departed midway through the second period with a lower-body injury after teammate Frank Vatrano landed on his extended right leg during a scramble in front of the goal. The 39-year-old Luongo, who stopped all 13 shots he faced in just over 32 minutes, needed help to skate off the ice. Luongo was also shaken up earlier in the second when he took a shot by Steven Stamkos off the mask. Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 42 saves in regulation. He made one save in the shootout and had another shot hit the post. The Lightning got a third-period, short-handed goal from Anthony Cirelli. Tampa Bay was held scoreless over the “nal 159:27 in the 2018 Eastern Conference Final in which eventual Stanley Cup champion Washington rebounded from a one-game de“cit to win Games 6 and 7. Jacob MacDonald scored for the Panthers. Florida missed the playoffs by one point last season despite going 25-8-2 after the AllStar break. Cirelli tied it at 1 by beating James Reimer with 9:15 to play. Reimer stopped 15 shots. MacDonald scored at 5:58 of the “rst from the left circle in his “rst NHL game. The 25-year-old MacDonald is the sixth NHL player born in Oregon. Florida center Derek MacKenzie left in the “rst period with an upper-body injury. NOTESLightning F Ryan Callahan (shoulder surgery) is starting the season on injured reserve, but could be back in the next month. C Tyler Johnson (upper body) didnt play, but should return next week. ... Panthers D MacKenzie Weegar (shoulder) sat out, while D Bogdan Kiselevich (jaw), LW Jamie McGinn (back) and D Josh Brown (upper body) are on IR. UP NEXTLightning: Play the second of a season-opening fivegame homestand Thursday night against Vancouver. By ANDREW DAMPFAP SPORTS WRITERUDINE, Italy „ Cristiano Ronaldo asked his Juventus teammates to leave him alone. For all that hes embroiled in „ accused of rape nine years ago „ the soccer superstar wanted some space so he could celebrate his goal on Saturday all by himself in front of a TV camera. He leaped into the air with an emphatic double “st pump, as hes often marked his goals, and then let his teammates congratulate him. Ronaldos powerful, angled goal, the second of the match and his fourth of the season, was met by applause and boos in the Italian league game at the home of Udinese. Ronaldo and Juventus “nished 2-0 winners. Ronaldo had a good game,Ž Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said. Hes been training serenely and tonight he scored an extraordinary goal.Ž Just over a week ago, Kathryn Mayorga “led a civil lawsuit in the U.S. saying she was raped by Ronaldo in Las Vegas in 2009. Police have reopened an investigation. Ronaldo has denied the accusation. Ronaldo was not available for questions after the match, and Allegri wouldnt speculate what has been going through Ronaldos mind away from the soccer “eld. Off the pitch, I dont know, because I dont live with him at home,Ž Allegri said. I see him on the pitch and hes serene. He trains, he plays and he scores goals „ thats the most important thing.Ž Ronaldo played last for Juventus last weekend in Serie A, but midweek he missed a Champions League game because of an automatic suspension from a red card and was left out of Portugals squad for upcoming international matches. Available again for Juventus on Saturday, Ronaldos mother, Maria Dolores Aveiro, sent her son a message on Instagram: Good luck son and for your team because together we are stronger.Ž Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, while in Spain, spoke in defense of Ronaldo, appealing to the presumption of innocence, as well as Ronaldos successful career. People need to understand ... (the) presumption of innocence,Ž Costa said. It is not enough for someone to be accused of something to be guilty of it. If theres something we have proof of is that he is an extraordinary professional, an extraordinary sportsman, an extraordinary footballer, and someone who has honored and given prestige to Portugal, and certainly what we all wish for is that nothing can ever stain that record of Ronaldo.Ž Some Juventus fans at the match also expressed support for Ronaldo. On Thursday, Juventus sent a statement of support and called him a great champion.Ž But his sponsors Nike and video game maker EA Sports have expressed concern about the allegation. Since the allegation surfaced, Juventus share price has fallen by nearly 20 percent. Neither Ronaldo nor Juventus have addressed the allegation by Mayorga that she received a payoff of $375,000 in 2010 after being put under pressure by the players “xersŽ to keep quiet about an incident in a penthouse hotel suite. Other than the game against Young Boys, Ronaldo has played every minute of Juventus other nine matches in all competitions this season.Amid rape case, Ronaldo asks for space to celebrate goal AP PHOTOIJuventuss Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Udinese and Juventus.Lightning top Panthers 2-1 in shootout AP PHOTOFlorida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad and Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point battle for position during the second period of Saturdays game. NHL: Tampa Bay 2, Florida 1 SOCCER: Cristiano Ronaldo


The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 SP Page 3By BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORIt was something he knew he always wanted to do. Justin Midgett followed in his father Billys footsteps, as the Tarpons starting quarterback. He would be among the nations top 10 rated passers, while wearing the schools blue and yellow. And although Midgetts lineage may suggest he was predisposed to becoming the Tarpons starting quarterback, the passing records he established during his tenure while piloting the Charlotte offense, secured his place in the schools history. Midgett was recently inducted into the Charlotte High School Sports Hall of Fame, an honor the elder Midgett also received, making them the “rst father and son to earn the distinction. I found out a little over a month ago, it was humbling,Ž said Midgett, the Tarpons 2002 offensive MVP. I went in with some guys who had some crazy stats and were amazing athletes. When I went in, I was like how do I compare to these guys, great athletes who won state championships. Im as much a product of the great athletes I had around me, and the great coaches who allowed me to look as good as I did. Im very thankful for the people who got me there. Im humbled by the entire experience. I still havent been able to think about it enough to put it into words, how I truly feel about it. It was an awesome experience, standing out there, when they called me out, looking up into the stands and seeing the people Ive known my whole life. Growing up here, teachers that I had, that I now work with.Ž Midgett distinguished himself during his high school career, one that saw him as a senior rated as the top quarterback in the state of Florida, and earning him “rst team all selection status in Class 4A. The Punta Gorda native also played baseball and basketball for the Tarpons. Midgett has always felt at home at the Wallace Keller Stadium Complex, he began working out at the facility while in middle school, in an environment he found inviting, providing him with a sense of belonging. I grew up coming to Charlotte High School games, since I was knee high to a grasshopper,Ž said Midgett. The elder Midgetts records and career as the Tarpons starting quarterback provided the younger Midgett with all of the motivation he needed. I wanted to be like my dad,Ž said Justin, who also played safety for the Tarpons. I wanted to break all of his records. He had a bunch of records. I knew coming up, this is what I wanted to do.Ž Midgett was a 4-year starter during his time at Charlotte High School, and his freshman year, was the “rst year Binky Waldrop was at the helm of the Tarpons program. Waldrop, whos also a Tarpon Hall of Famer, played with Justins father, and they were in the same graduating class. Midgett is now a part of Coach Waldrops staff, serving in the capacity as an assistant coach. Midgett and Waldrop had a great relationship when he was playing, something that still exists today. I think a lot of Justin,Ž said Waldrop. Hes probably the best quarterback that weve had play here. The thing that I always admired the most about him is his competitiveness. Hes that way as a coach too. It makes me proud (to see him get inducted into the Hall of Fame). I was friends with his father, we played baseball and football together. There was a long connection before he came to high school. Ive known him since he was born. It feels like one of your own kids got in.Ž It was during his senior campaign, one where Midgett led the Tarpons to their second undefeated year in school history, and deep into the playoffs, where Charlotte would reach the state semi“nals. Midgett was a formidable threat on the football “eld, passing for nearly 2,500 yards and 21 touchdowns, earning a full scholarship to the University of Florida. However, whats even more amazing was that he tore the ligaments in his right ankle, during the Tarpons second game of the year, but Midgett wouldnt let the injury deter him from playing, the intrepid warrior went into battle for each of the Tarpons 14 games that season, never missing a beat. However, Midgett always knew he would return to Charlotte High School, with a professional career that saw him play for the Arena football Florida Firecats, Lubbock Renegades and Birmingham Steeldogs and another season in France. When I went off to college, the arena and all that other stuff, I always knew I would come back to the hometown,Ž said Midgett, who threw for nearly 400 yards and “ve touchdowns in his “nal regular season game, one that saw him pass for 270 yards and four touchdowns in the games “rst quarter. I was lucky enough that Coach Waldrop accepted me back to coach. He started me with the freshmen, and had me work my way up. It was a good thing. I needed that. Even when I was playing arena, I would come back here and coach. I wasnt a year round coach back then, but I was still helping as much as I could.Ž The Tarpons rich sense of history, pride in their program, and its emphasis on building relationships, created an environment conducive to winning. Its been a great experience,Ž said Midgett. I love what Charlotte High offers. Its family, pride and tradition. The family atmosphere is what I love about this place. I think thats what sets Charlotte High School apart from most other schools. Were really a family and take care of each other.Ž As a coach, Midgett has directed his energies toward shaping the character of the young men who are currently participating in the Tarpons program. The football aspect is always there out at practice,Ž said Midgett, who loves his job, the area, the school, the family environment Charlotte High School has to offer, and its his intention to retire a Tarpon. What you try to do with these young men, is build positive young men, solid young men, who youre proud of when youre out in the community...the biggest aspect of what I do, and what we do, is showing these young men, how to act like men, how to mature. Thats where the family aspect comes along.ŽTarpon 2018 Hall of Fame class includes Midgett MIDGETT PHOTO PROVIDED Justin Midgett was recently inducted into the Charlotte High School Sports Hall of Fame. MONDAY GolfGirls Golf Lemon Bay, Charlotte, North Port, Port Charlotte, Venice at Donald Ross Invite, 9 a.m. Boys Golf Lemon Bay, Charlotte, North Port, Port Charlotte, Venice Donald Ross Invite 9 a.m. VolleyballLemon Bay vs Imagine School at North Port Charlotte vs. ODA, Senior Night, 7 p.m. North Port at Hardee, 7 p.m. SwimmingPort Charlotte vs. Hardee (Senior Day), 9 a.m. Venice vs. SarasotaTUESDAY VolleyballVenice at Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Sarasota, 7 p.m. Port Charlotte vs. Sarasota Christian, Senior Night, 7 p.m. North Port vs. DeSoto County, 7 p.m. SwimmingCharlotte at Gulf Coast, 5 p.m. AREA PREP CALENDAR AREA SPOTLIGHT: Charlotte High Schoolso we tried things in practice and brought them here.Ž Caroline Hill, a member of the all-tournament team, said she was happy with the teams play against Charlotte. We were playing against a very strong offense and defense. We bit better than the first time in terms of getting touches and some of their hits up,Ž Hill said. Of course, you always want to win.Ž Lemon Bay won its first three matches in straight sets, though both Labelle and Seacrest gave them tussles in the morning session before beating Desoto handily in the semi-finals. Charlottes Skylar Gribben, Adrian Barrera of DeSoto and Maddie Lofton of Labelle were also named to the all-tournament team. Labelle finished third. North Port (9-11), after being drubbed in its first match by Charlotte, didnt see its fortunes get any better as it lost all four of its matches to finish last in the seven-team tournament. Its highlight was taking Labelle to a third set after a 25-23 win.TARPONSFROM PAGE 1 Estero player airlifted during Lemon Bay game PHOTO PROVIDED.Estero free safety Aiden Thompson, an 11th grader at Estero High School, was seriously injured after a head-to-head contact in Friday nights game at Lemon Bay. He had to be carried o the “eld on a stretcher and was later airlifted to a hospital in Tamp a..


Page 4 SP The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018By DAN RODRICKSTHE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS)BALTIMORE „ Chris Davis, the disaster within the disaster that was the 2018 Orioles season „ the worst in the teams history „ must be the most self-conscious man in the country. I mean, wouldnt you be? A few years ago, he was Crush. Now hes Crash. (And even that nickname doesnt work because its already taken, permanently engraved in baseball culture by Kevin Costners portrayal of a minor-league catcher by that name in Bull Durham.Ž) I wont go into the statistics because they are too shocking and painful to put into print again. Besides, by now, everybody knows about Chris Davis and his epic collapse as a slugger, a collapse so severe he might never recover. And, of course, all the millions in his seven-year contract compound and amplify the calamity. I am not he. You are not he. Only he is he. Only Davis knows how Davis truly feels about what happened this past season. I assume the man must be profoundly embarrassed by the paradox of his hitting decline and his financial ascent. I mean, you would have to have the emotional constitution of a door „ or Donald J. Trump „ not to be. I will even speculate that Davis feels guilty about all the money. Again, I am not he. You are not he. Only he is he. Only Davis can decide what happens next. But I have called this meeting to stick my nose in his business because, for one thing, unless the Angelos family finds some way of cutting him loose, Davis is going to be around for a while. More importantly: Fans still care about the guy. No matter how awful he looks at the plate, he is still Crush to most Orioles fans. A lot of us were pleased and relieved that, after hitting 47 home runs in 2015 „ a tragic and tense year in Baltimore „ Davis signed that big contract to stay here. We want to see him smile again. We want him to be happy, not miserable, with his millions. Nobody, including Davis, asked me, but I think he has three options: „ Option 1: Hit the reset button. This is the obvious thing, and it is probably what Davis has in mind „ to double-down on his offseason training, and come back next year and try again. Totally understandable and admirable. The baseball cognoscenti believe he is in a long tailspin, with his batting prowess in permanent decline, and they might be right. Davis is 32. We might have seen the last of his 30-plus home run seasons. But other sluggers have punched back hard after being on the ropes. It could happen with Davis. As Yogi Berra said: Ninety percent of the game is half mental.Ž If Davis can shake his self-consciousness about his lousy 2018 season and about the millions he makes, he might be able to get his groove back. And he only needs a 60 percent comeback, according to Stan The FanŽ Charles, who analyzed Davis career with the Orioles for a recent piece in Press Box. If the Orioles can get 60 percent of the best version of Davis,Ž Charles wrote, that comes out to about 30 home runs, 82 RBIs and solid if not spectacular defense, which isnt horrible for $17 million a year.Ž „ Option 2: Walk away. Retire from baseball. Savor the memories and enjoy the significant cash you have already accumulated. Relieve the Orioles of the remainder of the huge contract, theoretically freeing up millions for new players as the team rebuilds. Davis would not be the first to do this. During the 1994 season, future Hall-of-Famer Ryne Sandberg walked away from the Chicago Cubs and what at the time was one of baseballs fattest contracts. Sandberg believed his skills had slipped beyond repair. He gave up about $16 million guaranteed. Its never been a big part of my thinking or why I played the game,Ž Sandberg said of the money. Its not the thing that motivated me.Ž In the winter of 2011, a Kansas City Royals relief pitcher, Gil Meche, left the game and $12 million behind. He was 32 years old and felt guilty about the loot. Once I started to realize I wasnt earning my money, I felt bad,Ž he told The New York Times. I was making a crazy amount of money for not even pitching. Honestly, I didnt feel like I deserved it.Ž For Chris Davis, there would be no shame in doing this. „ Option 3: Play out your contract and take the Orioles money, for as long as you feel right about it, but give half of your annual earnings to charities, and let everyone in Birdland know what youre doing. This might make Davis feel a little better about his predicament „ even if the 60 percent hitting comeback does not happen and he ends up on the bench.Three options for Chris Davis after his disastrous season ATLANTA „ Lefthander Sean Newcomb will start Game 3 of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers and not Kevin Gausman. With the Braves trailing 2-0 in the best-of-“ve series, Atlanta manager Brian Snitker made the change Saturday. The 25-year-old Newcomb came within one strike of throwing a no-hitter against the Dodgers at home on July 29. He pitched two scoreless innings in relief of starter Mike Foltynewicz in Thursdays opener. We need to win,Ž Snitker said. Not that Gausman doesnt give us that opportunity, we like how Newcomb matches up with them and the success that hes had against the Dodgers this year.Ž Snitker said he discussed the change with general manager Alex Anthopoulos on the ”ight home after Atlantas 3-0 loss Friday. They agreed to the move Saturday afternoon. Gausman is 5-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 10 starts since he was acquired from Baltimore. Snit came up and talked to me on the plane before we took off, let me know that that was a possibility, so kind of get my mind right before I kind of went to bed,Ž Newcomb said. Newcomb threw a career-high 134 pitches when he went 8 2/3 innings against Los Angeles in a 4-1 win on July 29. Taylor singled to left on a 2-2 pitch with two outs in the ninth. Newcomb was 12-9 with a 3.90 ERA in his “rst full big league season, but had a 5.68 ERA in 10 late-season starts. Rookie right-hander Walker Buehler is expected to start for the Dodgers. He allowed one hit in 6 2/3 scoreless innings Monday during the 5-2 win over Colorado in the NL West tiebreaker and “nished 8-5 with a 2.62 ERA. Atlanta has been outscored 9-0 int he “rst two games, managing just nine hits. Only two runners have reached third base. Snitker said he may move switch-hitting second-baseman Ozzie Albies up in the lineup to No. 2. He is not anticipating any changes to his starting eight. Weve got to take the safety off and start “ring,Ž Snitker said.Newcomb to start Game 3 for Braves instead of Gausman AP PHOTOAtlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the third inning of Game 1 of a baseball National League Division Series on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. By KRISTIE RIEKENAP SPORTS WRITERHOUSTON (AP) „ Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Saturday to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead. Gerrit Cole struck out 12 and walked none, combining with two relievers on Houstons second straight three-hitter. He allowed Francisco Lindors third-inning homer. Gonzalez put the Astros ahead in the sixth with the third of his four hits, an opposite-“eld double to right off usually reliable reliever Andrew Miller. Bregman homered against Trevor Bauer in the seventh, and the World Series champions moved within a win of a second straight trip to the AL Championship Series. Dallas Keuchel starts for the Astros when the series resumes Monday in Cleveland. Mike Clevinger is scheduled to pitch for the Indians. Cole followed Mondays solid start from Justin Verlander by allowing one run and three hits in seven innings, joining Tom Seaver (1973) as the only pitchers to strike out at least 12 batters without a walk in a postseason game. Ryan Pressly got two outs, and Roberto Osuna walked one in a four-out save. Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco allowed two runs and six hits in 5 1/3 innings. The AL Central champion Indians have three runs in the two games and are batting .100 (6 for 60). Jose Ramirez, Edwin ncarnacion and Josh Donaldson have combined to go 1 for 22. Jose Altuve singled leading off the sixth but slipped as he left the batters box and was limping after reaching “rst base. Manager AJ Hinch and a trainer came out to check on Altuve, who remained in the game. Bregman walked and one out later, Cleveland brought in Miller, the dominating left-hander who was MVP of the 2016 AL Championship Series but has been slowed by injuries this year. The switch-hitting Gonzalez turned around and hit right-handed. He fouled off a slider, then doubled on a fastball. Miller had allowed just one previous inherited runner to score in the postseason, on a sacri“ce ”y by Bostons David Ortiz in Game 3 of the 2016 AL Division Series. Miller walked Carlos Correa on four pitches and loaded the bases with an intentional walk. Bauer, a starter pitching in relief for the second straight day, retired Evan Gattis on a popout and struck out Martin Maldonado. Cole retired 13 of 14 after Lindors homer, striking out the side in the fourth. After fanning Ramirez on three pitches to end the sixth, Cole screamed and pumped both arms as he walked off the mound. Houston leadoff hitter George Springer went 1 for 4 with a single, ending a streak of “ve straight postseason games with a home run „ one shy of Daniel Murphys record. MLB: Baltimore Orioles MLB: Houston 3, Cleveland 1 MLB: Atlanta BravesGonzalez, Bregman lift Astros for 2-0 ALDS lead AP PHOTOHouston Astros Marwin Gonzalez (9) races to “rst base on a hit against the Cleveland Indians during the sixth inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston. Two runs scored on the play.


The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLPLAYOFFSAll times EasternWILD CARDOct. 2: Colorado 2, Chicago 1, 13 innings Oct. 3: New York 7, Oakland 2DIVISION SERIES(Best-of-5; x-if necessary) AMERICAN LEAGUEAll games on TBSBOSTON 1, NEW YORK 0Friday: Boston 5, New York 4 Saturday: New York at Boston, late Monday: Boston (Porcello 17-7) at New York (Tanaka 12-6), 7:40 p.m. x -Tuesday: Boston (Evoldi 6-7) at New York (Sabbathia 9-7), 8:07 p.m. x -Thursday: New York at Boston, 7:40 p.m.FRIDAYS LATE BOX SCORE RED SOX 5, YANKEES 4NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. McCutchen lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .200 Judge rf 5 1 3 1 0 1 .600 Hicks cf 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 1-Gardner pr-cf 2 1 0 0 1 1 .000 Stanton dh 5 1 1 0 0 4 .200 Voit 1b 5 0 2 2 0 2 .400 Gregorius ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 .250 Andujar 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 Sanchez c 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 Torres 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .333 TOTALS 36 4 10 4 5 13 BOSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Betts rf 3 1 1 0 1 2 .333 Benintendi lf 4 2 2 0 0 0 .500 Pearce 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 .333 Moreland 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Martinez dh 4 1 2 3 0 0 .500 Bogaerts ss 3 0 1 1 0 0 .333 Nunez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 0 0 3 .250 Leon c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Bradley Jr. cf 2 0 0 0 1 0 .000 TOTALS 30 5 8 5 3 7 NEW YORK 000 002 101„4 10 0 BOSTON 302 000 00X„5 8 0 1-ran for Hicks in the 4th. LOB„New York 10, Boston 6. 2B„Betts (1). HR„Judge (1), off Kimbrel; Martinez (1), off Happ. RBIs„Judge (1), Voit 2 (2), Gregorius (1), Pearce (1), Martinez 3 (3), Bogaerts (1). SB„Benintendi (1). SF„Bogaerts. S„Leon. Runners left in scoring position„New York 4 (Gregorius, Andujar, Torres 2); Boston 1 (Benintendi). RISP„New York 1 for 7; Boston 3 for 6. Runners moved up„Martinez. GIDP„Andujar. DP„Boston 1 (Kinsler, Bogaerts, Pearce). NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Happ, L, 0-1 2 4 5 5 1 2 44 22.50 Green 2 2 0 0 1 0 24 0.00 Lynn 2 1 0 0 1 2 32 0.00 Britton 1 1 0 0 0 1 12 0.00 Robertson 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 0.00 BOSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Sale, W, 1-0 5.1 5 2 2 2 8 93 3.38 Brasier .1 1 0 0 1 0 15 0.00 Workman, H, 1 .1 2 1 1 1 1 17 27.00 Barnes, H, 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 20 0.00 Porcello, H, 1 .2 1 0 0 0 0 15 0.00 Kimbrel, S, 1-1 1.1 1 1 1 0 3 22 6.75 Happ pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd. Workman pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. Inherited runners-scored„Green 2-2, Brasier 2-2, Workman 2-0, Barnes 2-1, Kimbrel 1-0. WP„Brasier, Barnes. Umpires„Home, Cory Blaser; First, Dan Bellino; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Angel Hernandez; Right, D.J. Reyburn; Left, Fieldin Culbreth. T„3:41. A„39,059 (37,731).HOUSTON 2, CLEVELAND 0Friday: Houston 7, Cleveland 2 Saturday: Houston 3, Cleveland 1 Monday: Houston (Keuchel 12-11) at Cleveland (Clevinger 13-8), 1:30 p.m. x -Tuesday: Houston at Cleveland, 4:35 p.m. x -Thursday: Cleveland at Houston, 4:07 p.m.ASTROS 3, INDIANS 1CLEVELAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Lindor ss 4 1 1 1 0 1 .250 Brantley lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .143 Ramirez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Encarnacion dh 3 0 1 0 1 2 .143 Donaldson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Alonso 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Cabrera rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .167 Gomes c 2 0 0 0 1 2 .200 Kipnis cf 3 0 0 0 0 3 .000 TOTALS 30 1 3 1 2 14 HOUSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Springer cf-rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .375 Altuve 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .250 Bregman 3b 3 2 1 1 1 1 .500 Gurriel 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .143 Gonzalez lf 4 0 4 2 0 0 .714 1-Straw pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Correa ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 White dh 2 0 1 0 2 1 .600 Reddick rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 a-Gattis ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Marisnick cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Maldonado c 3 0 0 0 0 2 .143 TOTALS 31 3 9 3 4 7 CLEVELAND 001 000 000„1 3 0 HOUSTON 000 002 10X„3 9 0 a-popped out for Reddick in the 6th. 1-ran for Gonzalez in the 8th. LOB„Cleveland 4, Houston 9. 2B„Gonzalez (1). HR„Lindor (1), off Cole; Bregman (2), off Bauer. RBIs„Lindor (1), Bregman (3), Gonzalez 2 (2). SB„Straw (1). S„Maldonado. Runners left in scoring position„Houston 4 (White, Maldonado 3). RISP„; Houston 2 for 9. Runners moved up„Correa. GIDP„Altuve. DP„Cleveland 1 (Donaldson, Ramirez, Alonso). CLEVELAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Carrasco, L, 0-1 5.1 6 2 2 1 3 77 3.38 Miller, BS, 1-1 0 1 0 0 2 0 9 0.00 Bauer 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 22 3.38 Hand 1 1 0 0 1 2 13 0.00 HOUSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Cole, W, 1-0 7 3 1 1 0 12 98 1.29 Pressly, H, 2 .2 0 0 0 1 1 15 0.00 Osuna, S, 1-1 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 21 0.00 Miller pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored„Miller 2-2, Bauer 3-0, Osuna 1-0. WP„Miller. Umpires„Home, Chad Fairchild; First, Jerry Layne; Second, Tim Timmons; Third, Jeff Nelson; Right, Chris Conroy; Left, Andy Fletcher. T„3:12. A„43,520 (41,168).NATIONAL LEAGUEFS1 and MLB NetworkMILWAUKEE 2, COLORADO 0Oct. 4: Milwaukee 3, Colorado 2, 10 innings Friday: Milwaukee 4, Colorado 0 Today: Milwaukee (Miley 5-2) at Colorado (Marquez 14-11), 4:37 p.m. (MLB) x -Monday: Milwaukee (Freeland 17-7) at Colorado, 9:40 p.m. (FS1) x -Wednesday: Colorado at Milwaukee, 4:35 p.m.FRIDAYS LATE BOX SCORE BREWERS 4, ROCKIES 0COLORADO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Blackmon cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .125 LeMahieu 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .167 Arenado 3b 4 0 2 0 0 2 .286 Gonzalez rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .143 Musgrave p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Oh p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Rusin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Story ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Parra lf 4 0 2 0 0 1 .500 Desmond 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .125 Ianetta c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 McMahon ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Anderson p 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000 a-Holliday ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 Oberg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Dahl rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 TOTALS 33 0 6 0 3 10 MILWAUKEE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Cain cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Yelich rf 2 1 0 0 2 0 .400 Braun lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .333 Aguilar 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .000 Arcia pr-ss 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 Moustakas 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 .375 Perez ss-2b 4 0 2 1 0 1 .333 Shaw 2b-1b 3 0 2 0 1 1 .333 Kratz c 4 0 2 2 0 1 .500 Chacin p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Santana ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Knebel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Soria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hader p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Schoop ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Jeffress p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 TOTALS 32 4 9 4 4 10 COLORADO 000 000 000„0 6 0 MILWAUKEE 000 100 03X„4 9 1 a-struck out for Anderson in the 7th, b-struck out for Ianetta in the 9th, c-struck out for Chacin in the 5th. E„Kratz (1). LOB„Colorado 9, Milwaukee 8. 2B„Moustakas (1), Perez 2 (2). RBIs„ Kratz 2 (2), Moustakas (2), Perez (1). SB„ Desmont (1), shaw (1), Perez (1). CS„Perez (1). SF„Freese. Runners left in scoring position„Colorado 4 (Blackmon, Dahl, Story, Gonzalez); Milwaukee 5 (Kratz, Braun 2, Cain, Jeffress). RISP„Colorado 0 for 7; Milwaukee 4 for 14. COLORADO IP H R ER BB SO ERA Anderson, L, 0-1 6 4 1 1 2 5 1.50 Oberg 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.00 Musgrave 0 0 1 1 1 0 13.50 Oh .1 2 2 2 1 1 54.00 Rusin .2 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 MILWAUKEE IP H R ER BB SO ERA Chacin, W, 1-0 5 3 0 0 3 3 0.00 Knebel 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.00 Soria .2 1 0 0 0 2 0.00 Hader .1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 Jeffree, S (1) 2 2 0 0 0 3 0.00 Umpires„Home, Kerwin Danley; First, Ted Barrett; Second, Todd Tichenor; Third, Alfonso Marques; Right, Mike Muchlinski; Left, John Tumpane. T„3:15. A„44,547.LOS ANGELES 2, ATLANTA 0Oct. 4: Los Angeles 6, Atlanta 0 Friday: Los Angeles 3, Atlanta 0 Today: Los Angeles (Buehler 8-5) at Atlanta (Gausman 5-3), 8:07 p.m. (FS1) x-Monday: Los Angeles vs. Atlanta, 4:30 p.m. x-Wednesday: Atlanta vs. Los Angeles, 8:07 p.m.FRIDAYS LATE BOX SCORE DODGERS 3, BRAVES 0 ATLANTA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Acuna lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .250 Camargo 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Freeman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .125 Markakis rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .143 Suzuki c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Albies 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .143 Inciarte cf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .333 Culberson ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .167 Sanchez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Fried p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 a-Adams ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Toussaint p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Vizcaino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Flowers ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 b-Duda ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 TOTALS 29 0 3 0 0 4 LOS ANGELES AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Pederson lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 Turner 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .333 Muncy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .200 Machado ss 4 1 1 2 0 2 .125 Puig rf 2 0 1 0 1 0 .200 Bellinger cf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .000 Hernandez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167 Grandalc 3 1 1 1 0 0 .143 Kershaw p 2 0 0 0 1 2 .000 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 TOTALS 28 3 5 3 3 7 ATLANTA 000 000 000 „ 0 3 0 LOS ANGELES 200 010 00X „ 3 5 0 a-hit by pitch for Fried in the 6th, bgrounded out for Flowers in the 9th. LOB„Atlanta 3, Los Angeles 4. 2B„Acuna (1), Pederson (1). HRs„Los Angeles, Grandal (1), Machado (1). RBIs„Machado 2 (2), Grandal (1). SB„Bellinger (1), Puig (1). CS„Puig (1). Runners left in scoring position„Atlanta 2 (Freeman, Markakis) Los Angeles 2 (Hernandez, Kershaw). RISP„Atlanta 0 for 4 Los Angeles 1 for 6. ATLANTA IP H R ER BB SO ERA Sanchez, L, 0-1 4.2 5 3 3 1 3 5.79 Fried .1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 Toussaint 2 0 0 0 2 2 0.00 Vizcaino 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.00 LOS ANGELES IP H R ER BB SO ERA Kershaw, W, 1-0 8 2 0 0 0 3 0.00 Jansen, S (1) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 Umpires„Home, Lance Barksdale First, Gary Cederstrom Second, Tom Hallion Third, Jim Reynolds Right, Adrian Johnson Left, Doug Eddings. T„2:35. A„54,452. PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Miami 3 1 0 .750 82 90 New England 3 2 0 .600 133 108 Buffalo 1 3 0 .250 50 106 N.Y. Jets 1 3 0 .250 89 89 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Tennessee 3 1 0 .750 75 73 Jacksonville 3 1 0 .750 88 56 Houston 1 3 0 .250 96 108 Indianapolis 1 4 0 .200 118 138 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Cincinnati 3 1 0 .750 126 113 Baltimore 3 1 0 .750 123 65 Cleveland 1 2 1 .375 102 104 Pittsburgh 1 2 1 .375 102 116 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 4 0 0 1.000 145 115 Denver 2 2 0 .500 84 97 L.A. Chargers 2 2 0 .500 111 120 Oakland 1 3 0 .250 97 123 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 2 1 0 .667 64 44 Dallas 2 2 0 .500 67 77 Philadelphia 2 2 0 .500 82 81 N.Y. Giants 1 3 0 .250 73 95 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA New Orleans 3 1 0 .750 137 121 Carolina 2 1 0 .667 71 60 Tampa Bay 2 2 0 .500 112 139 Atlanta 1 3 0 .250 116 122 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Chicago 3 1 0 .750 111 65 Green Bay 2 1 1 .625 92 83 Minnesota 1 2 1 .375 90 110 Detroit 1 3 0 .250 94 114 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 4 0 0 1.000 140 67 Seattle 2 2 0 .500 85 81 San Francisco 1 3 0 .250 100 118 Arizona 0 4 0 .000 37 94WEEK 5 Oct. 4New England 38, Indianapolis 24Todays GamesMiami at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Carolina, 1 p.m. Denver at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Oakland at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, 4:25 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. L.A. Rams at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 8:20 p.m.Mondays GameWashington at New Orleans, 8:15 p.m. Open: Tampa Bay, ChicagoWEEK 6 Thursdays GamePhiladelphia at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 14Seattle vs Oakland at London, UK, 1 p.m. Chicago at Miami, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Houston, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Arizona at Minnesota, 1 p.m. L.A. Chargers at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 1 p.m. L.A. Rams at Denver, 4:05 p.m. Jacksonville at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. Baltimore at Tennessee, 4:25 p.m. Kansas City at New England, 8:20 p.m.Monday, Oct. 15San Francisco at Green Bay, 8:15 p.m. Open: Detroit, New OrleansCOLLEGE FOOTBALLTHE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/SCHEDULESaturdays GamesNo. 1 Alabama 65, Arkansas 31 No. 2 Georgia vs. Vanderbilt, late No. 3 Ohio State 49, Indiana 26 No. 4 Clemson 63, Wake Forest 3 No. 22 Florida 27, No. 5 LSU 19 No. 6 Notre Dame at No. 24 Virginia Tech, late No. 18 Texas 48, No. 7 Oklahoma 45 No. 8 Auburn at Mississippi State, late No. 9 West Virginia 38, Kansas 22 No. 10 Washington at UCLA, late No. 12 Central Florida vs. SMU, late No. 13 Kentucky at Texas A&M, late No. 14 Stanford vs. Utah, late No. 15 Michigan 42, Maryland 21 No. 16 Wisconsin vs. Nebraska, late No. 17 Miami 28, Florida State 27 Northwestern 29, No. 20 Michigan State 19 No. 21 Colorado 28, Arizona State 21 No. 23 N.C. State 28, Boston College 23 Iowa State 48, No. 25 Oklahoma State 42RESULTS/SCHEDULEOct. 4 SOUTHTroy 37, Georgia State 20SOUTHWESTHouston 41, Tulsa 26Fridays Games EASTDartmouth 41, Yale 18SOUTHGeorgia Tech 66, Louisville 31 Middle Tennessee 34, Marshall 24FAR WESTUtah State 45, BYU 20Saturdays Games EASTBryant 21, Duquesne 20 Central Connecticut State 56, Robert Morris 35 Colgate 27, Bucknell 3 Columbia 34, Marist 24 Cornell 28, Harvard 24 Georgetown 23, Fordham 11 Illinois 38, Rutgers 17 Maine 13, Villanova 10 New Hampshire 28, Holy Cross 0 Penn 31, Sacred Heart 27 Princeton 66, Lehigh 7 Rhode Island 48, Brown 0 South Florida 58, UMass 42 Temple 49, East Carolina 6 Towson 52, Stony Brook 28 West Virginia 38, Kansas 22SOUTHBethune-Cookman 41, MVSU 27 Campbell 49, Wagner 3 Clemson 63, Wake Forest 3 Davidson 44, Jacksonville 37 Delaware 43, Richmond 28 ETSU 45, Gardner-Webb 0 Elon 27, James Madison 24 FAU 52, Old Dominion 33 Florida 27, LSU 19 Florida A&M 17, Norfolk St. 0 Georgia Southern 48, South Alabama 13 Hampton 41, Lane 8 Jacksonville St. 56, E. Kentucky 7 Kennesaw St. 56, Presbyterian 0 McNeese St. 24, Abilene Christian 21 Miami 28, Florida St. 27 Mississippi 70, Louisiana-Monroe 21 NC Central 40, Howard 35 NC State 28, Boston College 23 SC State 21, Morgan St. 18 Samford 66, W. Carolina 28 San Diego 51, Morehead St. 34 Savannah St. 23, Charleston Southern 3 South Carolina 37, Missouri 35 West Florida 24, North Alabama 19 William & Mary 25, Albany (NY) 22 Wofford 21, Chattanooga 10 Tenn. State (2-1) at Austin Peay (2-3), late NC A&T (4-1) at Delaware State (0-4), late Oklahoma Panhandle State (2-3) at Grambling State (1-3), late UAB (3-1) at Louisiana Tech (3-1), late Abilene Christian (2-3) at McNeese St. (4-1), late UConn (1-4) at Memphis (3-2), late W. Florida (4-1) at N. Alabama (3-2), late Nicholls (3-2) at Northwestern State (2-2), late SE Missouri (2-2) at Tenn. Tech (0-5), late SMU (2-3) at UCF (4-0), late Vanderbilt (3-2) at Georgia (5-0), late Auburn (4-1) at Miss. State (3-2), late Notre Dame (5-0) at Virginia Tech (3-1), lateMIDWESTBuffalo 34, Cent. Michigan 24 Cincinnati 37, Tulane 21 Dayton 53, Valparaiso 20 Drake 36, Butler 6 Illinois St. 33, W. Illinois 16 Iowa 48, Minnesota 31 Miami (Ohio) 41, Akron 17 Michigan 42, Maryland 21 N. Dakota St. 56, N. Iowa 31 N. Illinois 24, Ball St. 16 Northwestern 29, Michigan St. 19 Ohio 27, Kent St. 26 Ohio St. 49, Indiana 26 South Dakota 35, Missouri St. 28 Toledo 52, Bowling Green 36 W. Michigan 27, E. Michigan 24 Youngstown St. 17, S. Illinois 14 Murray State (1-3) at E. Illinois (1-4), late Ind. State (2-2) at S. Dakota State (2-1), late Nebraska (0-4) at Wisconsin (3-1), lateSOUTHWESTAlabama 65, Arkansas 31 Baylor 37, Kansas St. 34 Incarnate Word 52, SE Louisiana 34 Iowa St. 48, Oklahoma St. 42 Jackson St. 30, Ark.-Pine Bluff 27 Sam Houston St. 54, Stephen F. Austin 21 Texas 48, Oklahoma 45 Houston Baptist (1-3) at Cent. Ark. (2-2), late UTSA (2-3) at Rice (1-4), late Kentucky (5-0) at Texas A&M (3-2), late Ala. A&M (2-3) at Texas Southern (1-3), late La.-Lafayette (1-4) at Texas State (1-3), late North Texas (4-1) at UTEP (0-5), lateFAR WESTAir Force 35, Navy 7 Colorado 28, Arizona St. 21 E. Washington 55, S. Utah 17 Idaho St. 62, Idaho 28 N. Arizona 28, Weber St. 24 New Mexico 50, UNLV 14 Portland St. 22, Montana 20 San Diego St. 19, Boise St. 13 UC Davis 49, N. Colorado 36 Washington (4-1) at UCLA (0-4), late Liberty (2-2) at New Mexico State (1-4), late Wash. State (4-1) at Oregon State (1-4), late Cal Poly (1-4) at Sacramento State (2-2), late California (3-1) at Arizona (2-3), late Fresno State (3-1) at Nevada (3-2), late Colo. State (1-4) at San Jose State (0-4), late Utah (2-2) at Stanford (4-1), late Wyoming (2-3) at Hawaii (5-1), lateODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National League Division SeriesFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Colorado -146 Milwaukee +136 Los Angeles -170 at Atlanta +158American League Division Series Mondayat New York Off Boston Off at Cleveland Off Houston OffNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Chicago Off Toronto Off at Carolina -195 N.Y. Rangers +180 at Los Angeles -185 Detroit +170NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Baltimore 1 3 45 at Cleveland at Kansas City 3 3 49 Jacksonville Tennessee 4 5 39 at Buffalo at Carolina 5 6 43 N.Y. Giants Denver Pk 1 42 at N.Y. Jets at Pittsburgh 4 3 58 Atlanta at Detroit +1 1 51 Green Bay at Cincinnati 5 6 48 Miami at L.A. Chargers 5 6 52 Oakland at San Francisco 3 4 40 Arizona at Philadelphia 3 3 46 Minnesota L.A. Rams 6 7 50 at Seattle at Houston 4 3 45 DallasMondayat New Orleans 6 6 53 Washington Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL „ Approved a roster substitution for the Boston Red Sox, allowing RHP Heath Hembree to be activated and RHP Steven Wright deactivated because of injury.American LeagueCLEVELAND INDIANS „ Traded RHP Julian Merryweather to Toronto to complete an earlier trade. MINNESOTA TWINS „ Signed OFs Ricardo German and Miguel Angel Vallejo to minor league contracts. TORONTO BLUE JAYS „ Designated 3B Jon Berti for assignment.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueBUFFALO BILLS „ Released TE Khari Lee. Signed S Dean Marlowe from the practice squad and DT Robert Thomas to the practice squad. CLEVELAND BROWNS „ Signed DL Devaroe Lawrence to the practice squad. DALLAS COWBOYS „ Placed C Travis Frederick on the non-football illness list and WR Terrance Williams on injured reserve. LOS ANGELES CHARGERS „ Waived DT T.Y. McGill. Activated DT Corey Liuget from exempt status. GREEN BAY PACKERS „ Released RB Darius Jackson. Signed DL Tyler Lancaster from the practice squad. LOS ANGELES RAMS „ Released C Aaron Neary from the practice squad. NEW YORK GIANTS „ Placed WR Stacey Coley on injured reserve. Activated OT Josh Mauro from the reserve/suspended list. OAKLAND RAIDERS „ Released DL Tank Carradine. Activated CB Daryl Worley from the reserve/suspended list. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS „ Waived CB Tyvis Powell and OL Najee Toran. Activated WR Victor Bolden Jr. from the reserve/ suspended list. Signed DL Ryan Delaire from the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueCALGARY FLAMES „ Recalled F Anthony Peluso from Stockton (AHL). ST. LOUIS BLUES „ Assigned G Evan Fitzpatrick from San Antonio (AHL) to Tulsa (ECHL). WINNIPEG JETS „ Assigned G Mikhail Berdin from Manitoba (AHL) to Jacksonville (ECHL).PRO BASKETBALLNBA PRESEASONAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB New York 3 0 1.000 „ Philadelphia 3 0 1.000 „ Toronto 2 1 .667 1 Brooklyn 0 1 .000 2 Boston 1 3 .250 2 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Charlotte 2 1 .667 „ Washington 1 1 .500 Atlanta 1 1 .500 Orlando 1 1 .500 Miami 0 3 .000 2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Cleveland 2 0 1.000 „ Milwaukee 1 0 1.000 Indiana 1 0 1.000 Detroit 1 1 .500 1 Chicago 1 1 .500 1 WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB San Antonio 2 0 1.000 „ Houston 1 1 .500 1 Dallas 1 1 .500 1 Memphis 1 1 .500 1 New Orleans 0 3 .000 2 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Denver 3 0 1.000 „ Utah 3 0 1.000 „ Oklahoma City 1 1 .500 1 Portland 1 1 .500 1 Minnesota 1 2 .333 2 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB L.A. Clippers 2 0 1.000 „ Golden State 1 1 .500 1 L.A. Lakers 1 2 .333 1 Sacramento 1 2 .333 1 Phoenix 1 2 .333 1Fridays GamesPhiladelphia 120, Dallas 114 Orlando 119, Flamengo Flamengo 82 Toronto 120, Melbourne United 82 Washington 121, Miami 114 New York 106, New Orleans 100 Memphis 120, Atlanta 110 Oklahoma City 113, Minnesota 101 San Antonio 117, Detroit 93 Utah 129, Adelaide 36ers 99 Denver 96, Perth 88 Portland 115, Phoenix 93 Golden State 122, Sacramento 94Saturdays GamesCleveland 113, Boston 102 Indiana at Memphis, late L.A. Clippers vs. L.A. Lakers at Anaheim, late Todays Games Atlanta vs. Oklahoma City at Tulsa, Okla., 3 p.m. Houston at San Antonio, 4 p.m. Milwaukee at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Utah at Portland, 9 p.m.Mondays GamesDallas vs. Philadelphia at Shenzen, China, 8 a.m. Brooklyn at Detroit, 7 p.m. Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Indiana at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Orlando at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Washington at New York, 7:30 p.m. Maccabi Haifa (Israel) at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.PRO HOCKEYNHLAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Montreal 2 1 0 1 3 7 4 Ottawa 2 1 0 1 3 8 7 Tampa Bay 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 Boston 2 1 1 0 2 4 7 Toronto 2 1 1 0 2 6 7 Florida 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 Detroit 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 Buffalo 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Washington 2 1 0 1 3 13 7 Carolina 2 1 0 1 3 4 3 Philadelphia 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 New Jersey 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 Columbus 2 1 1 0 2 4 5 N.Y. Islanders 2 1 1 0 2 5 5 Pittsburgh 2 1 1 0 2 8 11 N.Y. Rangers 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 2 2 0 0 4 7 5 Dallas 2 2 0 0 4 8 1 Chicago 1 1 0 0 2 4 3 Colorado 1 1 0 0 2 4 1 Winnipeg 2 1 1 0 2 6 6 Minnesota 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 St. Louis 1 0 1 0 0 1 5 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GAAnaheim 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 Vancouver 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 San Jose 2 1 1 0 2 5 7 Los Angeles 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 Arizona 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 Vegas 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 Calgary 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 Edmonton 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 2 points for win, 1 point for overtime loss. Top 3 teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Fridays GamesCarolina 3, Columbus 1 San Jose 3, Los Angeles 2, OTSaturdays GamesNew Jersey 5, Edmonton 2 Dallas 5, Winnipeg 1 Montreal 5, Pittsburgh 1 Buffalo 3, N.Y. Rangers 1 Ottawa 5, Toronto 3 Tampa Bay 2, Florida 1, SO Nashville 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 Vegas at Minnesota, late Chicago at St. Louis, late Philadelphia at Colorado, late Anaheim at Arizona, late Vancouver at Calgary, lateTodays GamesN.Y. Rangers at Carolina, 5 p.m. Toronto at Chicago, 7 p.m. Detroit at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Mondays Games San Jose at N.Y. Islanders, 1 p.m. Ottawa at Boston, 1 p.m. Vegas at Buffalo, 3 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m.DEVILS 5, OILERS 2EDMONTON 1 0 1 „ 2 NEW JERSEY 1 2 2 „ 5First Period„1, New Jersey, Palmieri 1 (Severson), 0:58. 2, Edmonton, Lucic 1 (Draisaitl, McDavid), 4:01 (pp). Penalties„ Lovejoy, NJ, (holding), 3:41; Noesen, NJ, (slashing), 10:34; Palmieri, NJ, (roughing), 15:14. Second Period„3, New Jersey, Palmieri 2 (Hischier, Butcher), 2:02 (pp). 4, New Jersey, Zajac 1 (Wood), 3:11. Penalties„Puljujarvi, EDM, (interference), 1:55; Nurse, EDM, (holding), 6:26; Boyle, NJ, (tripping), 14:39. Third Period„5, New Jersey, Zajac 2 (Wood), 5:27. 6, Edmonton, Draisaitl 1 (McDavid, Lucic), 11:32. 7, New Jersey, Noesen 1 (Mueller, Vatanen), 18:31. Penalties„None. Shots on Goal„Edmonton 7-4-8„19. New Jersey 9-10-8„27. Power -play opportunities„Edmonton 1 of 4; New Jersey 1 of 2. Goalies„Edmonton, Talbot 0-1-0 (26 shots-22 saves). New Jersey, Kinkaid 1-0-0 (19-17). A„12,044 (12,044), at Goteborg, Swe. T„2:33. Referees„Brad Meier, Francois St Laurent. Linesmen„Lonnie Cameron, Jonny Murray.CANADIENS 5, PENGUINS 1MONTREAL 2 2 1 „ 5 PITTSBURGH 0 1 0 „ 1First Period„1, Montreal, Gallagher 2 (Danault, Tatar), 11:08. 2, Montreal, Byron 3 (Petry, Lehkonen), 15:56. Penalties„ Kotkaniemi, MTL, (slashing), 1:59; Simon, PIT, (delay of game), 6:25. Second Period„3, Montreal, Byron 4 (Domi, Lehkonen), 3:43. 4, Montreal, Armia 2 (Byron, Petry), 14:05 (sh). 5, Pittsburgh, Sheahan 2 (Sprong, Letang), 17:10. Penalties„Ouellet, MTL, (tripping), 7:32; Kotkaniemi, MTL, (hooking), 13:16; Hagelin, PIT, (slashing), 18:09. Third Period„6, Montreal, Hudon 2 (Shaw), 10:08. Penalties„Brassard, PIT, (hooking), 18:45. Shots on Goal„Montreal 9-6-14„29. Pittsburgh 7-12-3„22. Power -play opportunities„Montreal 0 of 3; Pittsburgh 0 of 3. Goalies„Montreal, Price 2-0-1 (22 shots-21 saves). Pittsburgh, Murray 1-2-0 (29-24). A„18,622 (18,387). T„2:26. Referees„Ghislain Hebert, Chris Rooney. Linesmen„Ryan Daisy, Matt MacPherson.PREDATORS 4, ISLANDERS 3NASHVILLE 2 2 0 „ 4 N.Y. ISLANDERS 1 2 0 „ 3First Period„1, Nashville, Arvidsson 1 (Forsberg, Subban), 3:42. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Barzal 1 (Bailey), 12:01. 3, Nashville, Ekholm 1 (Subban, Sissons), 16:56. Penalties„Smith, NSH, (interference), 7:19. Second Period„4, N.Y. Islanders, Filppula 2 (Sbisa, Fritz), 2:46. 5, Nashville, Smith 1 (Turris, Ellis), 13:30. 6, Nashville, Arvidsson 2 (Bitetto, Johansen), 16:42. 7, N.Y. Islanders, Lee 1 (Bailey, Barzal), 19:31 (pp). Penalties„ Arvidsson, NSH, (tripping), 3:08; Rinaldo, NSH, (tripping), 18:36. Third Period„None. Penalties„Komarov, NYI, (holding), 2:21; Turris, NSH, (tripping), 4:01; Forsberg, NSH, (slashing), 8:16; Eberle, NYI, (slashing), 8:16. Shots on Goal„Nashville 12-6-5„23. N.Y. Islanders 7-15-7„29. Power -play opportunities„Nashville 0 of 1; N.Y. Islanders 1 of 4. Goalies„Nashville, Saros 1-0-0 (29 shots-26 saves). N.Y. Islanders, Greiss 1-1-0 (23-19). A„12,163 (15,795). T„2:26. Referees„Francis Charron, Kyle Rehman. Linesmen„Scott Cherrey, Greg Devorski.SENATORS 5, MAPLE LEAFS 3OTTAWA 1 2 2 „ 5 TORONTO 0 3 0 „ 3First Period„1, Ottawa, DeMelo 1 (Chabot, Smith), 9:42. Penalties„Leivo, TOR, (slashing), 4:27; Wideman, OTT, Penalty Shot (interference on breakaway (penalty shot)), 14:13. Second Period„2, Toronto, Rielly 1 (Hyman, Marner), 0:29. 3, Toronto, Matthews 3 (Marleau, Ennis), 1:10. 4, Ottawa, Chabot 1 (Smith, Boedker), 3:49. 5, Ottawa, Tierney 1 (Dzingel), 4:27. 6, Toronto, Marner 1 (Rielly, Matthews), 18:20 (pp). Penalties„Ceci, OTT, (hooking), 11:36; Dzingel, OTT, (holding), 18:00. Third Period„7, Ottawa, Chabot 2 (Anderson, Ryan), 1:42. 8, Ottawa, Stone 1 (Duchene), 19:35. Penalties„Lindholm, TOR, (holding), 8:23. Shots on Goal„Ottawa 6-10-8„24. Toronto 12-12-13„37. Power plays„Ottawa 0 of 2; Toronto 1 of 2. Goalies„Ottawa, Anderson 1-0-1 (37 shots-34 saves). Toronto, Andersen 1-1-0 (23-19). A„19,321 (18,819). T„2:37. Referees„Steve Kozari, Justin St Pierre. Linesmen„Steve Miller, Kory Nagy.STARS 5, JETS 1WINNIPEG 0 1 0 „ 1 DALLAS 2 1 2 „ 5First Period„1, Dallas, Radulov 2 (Carrick, Seguin), 8:23. 2, Dallas, Seguin 1 (Spezza, Benn), 11:18 (pp). Penalties„Chiarot, WPG, (tripping), 4:49; Wheeler, WPG, (interfer ence), 9:43; Myers, WPG, (interference), 17:24; Byfuglien, WPG, (cross checking), 19:58; Methot, DAL, (holding), 19:58; Lowry, WPG, Major (“ghting), 20:00; Ritchie, DAL, Major (“ghting), 20:00. Second Period„3, Winnipeg, Connor 2 (Trouba, Morrissey), 2:10. 4, Dallas, Benn 1 (Radulov, Spezza), 7:26 (pp). Penalties„ Byfuglien, WPG, (holding stick), 5:58; Methot, DAL, (interference), 8:24. Third Period„5, Dallas, Benn 2 (Seguin, Klingberg), 7:38 (pp). 6, Dallas, Seguin 2 (Radulov), 12:41. Penalties„Faksa, DAL, (tripping), 0:49; Myers, WPG, (high sticking), 7:32; Dickinson, DAL, (illegal check to head), 13:03. Shots on Goal„Winnipeg 9-9-15„33. Dallas 16-15-4„35. Power -play opportunities„Winnipeg 0 of 3; Dallas 3 of 5. Goalies„Winnipeg, Hellebuyck 1-1-0 (35 shots-30 saves). Dallas, Bishop 2-0-0 (33-32). A„18,131 (18,532). T„2:36. Referees„Chris Schlenker, Brad Watson. Linesmen„Ryan Galloway, Brian Murphy.SABRES 3, RANGERS 1N.Y. RANGERS 0 0 1 „ 1 BUFFALO 1 1 1 „ 3First Period„1, Buffalo, Sheary 1 (Mittelstadt, Ristolainen), 13:15 (pp). Penalties„Okposo, BUF, (holding stick), 7:17; Rodrigues, BUF, (roughing), 10:57; Vesey, NYR, (roughing), 10:57; Kreider, NYR, (holding), 11:53; Beaulieu, BUF, Major (“ghting), 14:35; McLeod, NYR, Major (“ghting), 14:35; Buffalo bench, served by Pominville (too many men on the ice), 16:43; Lettieri, NYR, (high sticking), 20:00. Second Period„2, Buffalo, Sheary 2 (Eichel, Reinhart), 1:42 (pp). Penalties„McQuaid, NYR, (hooking), 11:10. Third Period„3, N.Y. Rangers, Howden 1 (Spooner, McQuaid), 15:21. 4, Buffalo, Eichel 1, 19:58. Penalties„Zibanejad, NYR, (tripping), 0:41; Eichel, BUF, (hooking), 6:19; Zuccarello, NYR, (roughing), 7:38; Rodrigues, BUF, (roughing), 7:38. Shots on Goal„N.Y. Rangers 14-10-20„44. Buffalo 7-8-14„29. Power -play opportunities„N.Y. Rangers 0 of 3; Buffalo 2 of 4. Goalies„N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist 0-2-0 (26 shots-23 saves). Buffalo, Hutton 1-1-0 (44-43). A„16,824 (19,070). T„2:44. Referees„Gord Dwyer, TJ Luxmore. Linesmen„Devin Berg, Mark Shewchyk.LIGHTNING 2, PANTHERS 1, SOFLORIDA 1 0 0 0 „ 1 TAMPA BAY 0 0 1 0 „ 2Tampa Bay wins shootout 2-0.First Period„1, Florida, MacDonald 1 (Trocheck, Huberdeau), 5:58. Penalties„None. Second Period„None. Penalties„Conacher, TB, (tripping), 3:08; Yandle, FLA, (slashing), 4:53; Trocheck, FLA, (high sticking), 15:15; Miller, TB, (slashing), 19:04. Third Period„2, Tampa Bay, Cirelli 1 (McDonagh), 10:45 (sh). Penalties„ Huberdeau, FLA, (hooking), 1:04; Miller, TB, (slashing), 2:42; Coburn, TB, (tripping), 5:53; Paquette, TB, (interference), 10:25. Overtime„None. Penalties„None. Shootout„Florida 0 (Hoffman NG, Barkov NG), Tampa Bay 2 (Miller G, Point NG, Kucherov G). Shots on Goal„Florida 16-8-15-4„43. Tampa Bay 4-14-8-3„29. Power -play opportunities„Florida 0 of 5; Tampa Bay 0 of 3. Goalies„Florida, Reimer 0-0-1 (16 shots-15 saves), Luongo 0-0-0 (13-13). Tampa Bay, Vasilevskiy 1-0-0 (43-42). A„19,092 (19,092). T„2:39. Referees„Eric Furlatt, Dean Morton. Linesmen„Brad Kovachik, Pierre Racicot.GOLFPGA TOURSAFEWAY OPENSaturdays leaders at Silverado Resort & Spa (North), Napa, Calif. Purse: $6.4 million. Yardage: 7,166; Par: 72 (36-36)Third RoundBrandt Snedeker 66-65-69„200 Kevin Tway 68-67-68„203 Sungjae Im 66-69-69„204 Bill Haas 70-68-67„205 Sam Ryder 69-70-67„206 Aaron Baddeley 70-67-69„206 Chase Wright 64-72-70„206 Adam Schenk 67-69-70„206 Harold Varner III 70-69-68„207 Nate Lashley 68-69-70„207 Troy Merritt 67-70-70„207 Alex Prugh 66-70-71„207 Peter Malnati 68-68-71„207 Ryan Moore 67-67-73„207 Luke List 70-69-69„208 Bud Cauley 70-69-69„208 Lucas Glover 69-70-69„208 Fred Couples 73-65-70„208 Hunter Mahan 70-68-70„208 J.J. Spaun 72-66-70„208 Martin Laird 67-70-71„208 Kevin Streelman 68-68-72„208 Phil Mickelson 65-69-74„208 Carlos Ortiz 71-68-70„209 J.B. Holmes 70-70-69„209 Jim Knous 73-67-69„209 Dylan Frittelli 67-71-71„209 Chez Reavie 69-69-71„209 Whee Kim 72-68-69„209 Julin Etulain 68-69-72„209 Danny Lee 69-68-72„209 Johnson Wagner 70-67-72„209 J.T. Poston 66-70-73„209 Michael Thompson 69-65-75„209 Brandon Harkins 68-71-71„210 Jonas Blixt 70-69-71„210 Joel Dahmen 71-69-70„210 Wyndham Clark 66-72-72„210 Grayson Murray 71-69-70„210 Ben Crane 71-69-70„210 Tyler McCumber 72-68-70„210 Brendan Steele 67-71-72„210 Bronson Burgoon 69-72-69„210 Patrick Cantlay 69-68-73„210 Tom Hoge 71-70-69„210 Maverick McNealy 69-72-69„210 Brett Drewitt 70-71-69„210 Roger Sloan 67-72-72„211 Richy Werenski 67-73-71„211 Patrick Rodgers 71-69-71„211 Emiliano Grillo 72-66-73„211 Mackenzie Hughes 66-71-74„211 Jhonattan Vegas 69-72-70„211 Ryan Blaum 71-70-70„211 Roberto Castro 69-72-70„211 Tyler Duncan 69-70-73„212 Fabin Gmez 70-69-73„212 Cameron Davis 70-70-72„212 Adam Long 66-72-74„212 Andrew Landry 69-71-72„212 Nick Taylor 71-67-74„212 Martin Trainer 75-66-71„212 Ricky Barnes 75-61-76„212 Cameron Tringale 71-70-71„212 Seth Reeves 72-69-71„212 Hudson Swafford 68-71-74„213 Harris English 75-65-73„213 Adam Svensson 69-69-75„213 Michael Kim 72-68-73„213 Brian Stuard 70-70-73„213 Tyrone Van Aswegen 69-69-75„213 Max Homa 72-68-73„213 Cameron Champ 70-71-72„213 Sepp Straka 63-72-78„213AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPGANDER OUTDOORS 400 LINEUPQualifying cancelled on Friday, race today, at Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 mile(Car number in parentheses)1. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, charter team owner points 1st. 2. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, charter team owner points 2nd. 3. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, charter team owner points 3rd. 4. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, charter team owner points 4th. 5. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, charter team owner points 5th. 6. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, charter team owner points 6th. 7. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, charter team owner points 7th. 8. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, charter team owner points 8th. 9. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 9th. 10. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 10th. 11. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, charter team owner points 11th. 12. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 12th. 13. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 13th. 14. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 14th. 15. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, charter team owner points 15th. 16. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, charter team owner points 16th. 17. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 17th. 18. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, charter team owner points 18th. 19. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, charter team owner points 19th. 20. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 20th.


Page 6 SP The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 DALLAS (AP) „ Freshman Cameron Dicker kicked a 40-yard field goal with nine seconds left to give 19th-ranked Texas a 48-45 victory over No. 7 Oklahoma on Saturday. Texas won after Kyler Murray rallied Oklahoma with three touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Sam Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns and threw for 314 yards with two scores for Texas (5-1, 3-0 Big 12), which has its first five-game winning streak since 2013. He converted third-and-3 on Texas final drive with a 4-yard keeper and his 8-yard draw to the middle of the field set up the winning kick. The Longhorns took a 45-24 lead into the fourth quarter before Murray threw a 19-yard TD pass to Lee Morris and ran 67 yards for a score on a one-play drive. Trey Sermons 7-yard run for the tying touchdown with 2:38 left gave the Sooners three TDs in a span of six minutes. Oklahoma (5-1, 2-1) lost to the Longhorns for the third time in six seasons. This was the first time in that span Texas was ranked for the Red River Rivalry, which had never had more combined points in a 113-game series that dates back to 1900. Murray completed 19 of 26 passes for 304 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for 92 yards. But he also had two turnovers, only his third interception of the season and a big fumble in the third quarter when he lost control of the ball when scrambling. Five plays after Murrays fumble, not long after his 77-yard TD pass to Marquise Brown, the Longhorns led 38-24 when Ehlinger burst into the end zone on a 2-yard run. Brown had nine catches for 131 yards and two TDs. His long TD was his national-best seventh catch of at least 40 yards this season. LilJordan Humphrey had nine catches for 133 yards and a touchdown, and his 2-yard TD pass to Collin Johnson capped the first Texas possession of the game.NO. 1 ALABAMA 65, ARKANSAS 31FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) „ Tua Tagovailoa passed for 334 yards and four touchdowns and Alabama ran its winning streak against Arkansas to 12. It took just one play for Alabama (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) to set the tone as Tagovailoa hit tight end Irv Smith Jr. on a pass across the middle that Smith took 76 yards to the end zone and a 7-0 lead just 21 seconds into the game. On the Crimson Tides second possession, Tagovailoa hit Smith again, and the 6-foot-4 junior ripped off another big gain before he was stripped from behind by Ryan Pulley. Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs III picked up the fumble in stride and carried it the remaining 12 yards for a touchdown and a 14-0 lead with 10:01 left in the first quarter. The margin grew to 21-0 before Arkansas (1-5, 0-3) got on the scoreboard. Alabama had a defensive touchdown in the fourth quarter when Shyheim Carter intercepted a Storey pass and returned it 44 yards for a touchdown. Alabama has returned four interceptions for TDs this season.NO. 3 OHIO STATE 49, INDIANA 26COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) „ Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for a career-best 455 yards and school record-tying six touchdowns and Ohio State pulled away in the fourth quarter. A week after a gritty victory at Penn State, the Buckeyes (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) were forced to work hard by quarterback Peyton Ramsey and an Indiana offense that took advantage of plenty of early defensive mistakes. The Buckeyes didnt get a handle on this one until Haskins hooked up with Terry McLaurin for a 17-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth, and then added a 30-yard scoring pass to Binjimen Victor with seven minutes left. Haskins completed 33 of 44 passes and connected for two touchdowns each with Parris Campbell and McLaurin, and one each to Johnnie Dixon and Victor. Ohio State came from behind twice in the first half to take a 28-20 lead at the half and then kept the Hoosiers (4-2, 1-2) at bay in the second half despite the gritty play of Ramsey, who threw for a career-high 322 yards and three touchdowns. Ohio States J.K. Dobbins and Mike Weber combined for 152 yards on the ground. Campbell caught nine passes for 142 yards.NO. 4 CLEMSON 63, WAKE FOREST 3WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) „ Travis Etienne rushed for 167 yards and three touchdowns, and Clemson ran for 471 yards. Three Tigers had at least 100 yards rushing, the first time theyve done that since 2006. In addition to Etienne „ who scored on runs of 59, 3 and 70 yards „ Lyn-J Dixon rushed for 163 yards and Adam Choice had 128. Dixon had touchdown runs of 65 and 52 yards, and Choice had a 64-yard TD run. Trevor Lawrence was 20 of 25 for 175 yards with a 55-yard touchdown pass to Justyn Ross and a 20-yarder to Tee Higgins in about 2 1/2 quarters before leaving with the score out of hand. This was the freshmans second start, and first on the road. They helped the Tigers (6-0, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) open with six victories for the fourth straight year. In each of the previous three seasons they did it, they won the ACC and reached the College Football Playoff. Sam Hartman was 7 for 20 for 74 yards with an interception, and Nick Sciba kicked a 25yard field goal for Wake Forest (3-3, 0-2).NO. 9 W. VIRGINIA 38, KANSAS 22MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) „ Will Grier threw four touchdown passes, and committed four turnovers, and West Virginia beat Kansas. West Virginia (5-0, 3-0 Big 12) has won its first five games for the second time in three seasons. The Mountaineers had no trouble moving the ball but Griers efforts to throw into tight coverage near the goal line cost his team plenty of points. The Heisman Trophy hopeful was intercepted three times in the first half either in the end zone or at the goal line, two of them by cornerback Hasan Defense. All three of Griers interceptions occurred when West Virginia had driven inside the Kansas 15-yard line. Kansas (2-4, 0-3) entered the game leading the Big 12 with eight interceptions, including three returned for touchdowns. Grier also had a third-quarter fumble on a scramble. West Virginia had committed six total turnovers in its previous four games.NO. 15 MICHIGAN 42, MARYLAND 21ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) „ Shea Patterson threw for a season-high 282 yards and three touchdowns for Michigan The Wolverines (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) fell behind late in the first quarter and didnt take the lead again until midway through the second quarter. They scored 24 straight points to take control and added another TD and two-point conversion with 6:37 remaining to seal their fifth straight victory. The Terrapins (3-2, 1-1) went ahead on Ty Johnsons 98-yard kickoff return with 1:10 left in the first half, but they didnt score again until early in the fourth quarter. Patterson completed 19 of 27 passes and had one interception, a pass that went off tight end Zach Gentrys hands.NORTHWESTERN 29, NO. 20 MICHIGAN STATE 19EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) „ Clayton Thorson threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns and Northwestern recovered from another second-half slip to beat Michigan State. The Spartans (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) entered with the nations top-ranked run defense and held Northwestern (2-3, 2-1) to 8 yards on the ground, but it didnt matter. The Wildcats moved the ball consistently well through the air, and Michigan States offense was mostly inept. Thorson threw a 21-yard scoring pass to Cameron Green with 15 seconds left in the third, and a 2-point conversion gave Northwestern a 22-19 lead. The Wildcats missed a field goal with 6:41 to play, but Michigan State went 15 yards backward on the ensuing possession and had to punt. The Spartans held again defensively, and on the next possession, they had second-and-1 from their own 11. After two near-sacks, running back Connor Heyward was stopped on fourth down. Thorson scored on a 2-yard run to make it a 10-point game with 2:51 left.NO. 21 COLORADO 28, ARIZONA STATE 21BOULDER, Colo. (AP) „ Wide receiver Laviska Shenault scored four touchdowns and Colorado beat Arizona State for just the second time in the programs history. The Buffaloes (5-0, 2-0 Pac-12) overcame the ejection of star linebacker Nate Landman in the second quarter and stifled Arizona State running back Eno Benjamin in the second half. Benjamin, who set a school record a week ago with 312 yards against Oregon State, finished with 120 yards and two touchdowns. But he managed just 23 yards after halftime. Shenault scored on a pair of 1-yard runs off direct snaps and caught TD passes of 3 and 30 yards from Steven Montez, who threw for 328 yards. Shenault caught 13 passes for 127 yards and ran five times for 13 yards. The Sun Devils (3-3, 1-2) are still looking for their first road win under new coach Herm Edwards.NO. 23 N.C. STATE 28, BOSTON COLLEGE 23RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) „ Reggie Gallaspy ran for a career-best 104 yards and two touchdowns and North Carolina State held on after squandering most of a big second-half lead. Ryan Finley threw for two touchdowns for the Wolfpack (50, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), which led 28-3 on Finleys scoring strike to Kelvin Harmon with 2:57 left in the third. But the Eagles (4-2, 1-1) responded with 20 straight points, including a blocked punt return for a score with 3:33 left. Finley made the clinching play, connecting with Stephen Louis on the right sideline for 21 yards on a third down to move the chains with 1:08 left and send the Wolfpack into kneel-down mode. The Wolfpack won despite committing four turnovers and having a blocked field goal to go with the blocked punt.IOWA STATE 48, NO. 25 OKLAHOMA STATE 42STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) „ Third-string quarterback Brock Purdy completed 18 of 23 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns to help Iowa State beat Oklahoma State. Purdy, a true freshman who played just one series before this game, stepped in for Zeb Noland „ who was starting his fourth straight game in place of injured starter Kyle Kempt „ in the contests second series and immediately sparked Iowa State (2-3, 1-2 Big 12). He also had a rushing touchdown. With Iowa State missing leading rusher David Montgomery because of an upper body injury, Purdy also led the Cyclones in rushing. He had 84 yards, including a 29-yard TD run, on 19 carries. Tyler Cornelius was 19 of 33 passing for 289 yards and four touchdowns for Oklahoma State (4-2, 1-2).No. 19 Texas beats No. 7 Oklahoma 48-45 on late FG AP PHOTOTexas kicker Cameron Dicker watches his game-winning “eld goal during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the C otton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Dallas. Texas defeated Oklahoma 48-45. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Roundup


The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 SP Page 7 By DAVE SKRETTAAP SPORTS WRITERKANSAS CITY, Mo. „ Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone has seen enough in “ve games of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to compare him to some of the best to ever play the position. Or more accurately, an amalgamation of the best to ever play it. Think the arm strength of Brett Favre and the accuracy of Tom Brady. The poise of Aaron Rodgers, the gritty gamesmanship of Ben Roethlisberger and the intelligence of Peyton Manning. You are talking,Ž Marrone said, about someone that is a combination of a lot of the greatest players that have ever played that position with the way he is playing.Ž Now, the question is whether the NFLs best defense can slow him down. The Jaguars (3-1) head to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday to face Mahomes and the Chiefs high-”ying offense in what is arguably the game of the week Jacksonvilles only loss came by a “eld goal to the Titans, while the Chiefs (4-0) are coming off a dramatic fourth-quarter comeback win in Denver. And whereas the Jaguars are allowing a paltry 259 yards per game, and top the league in scoring defense, the Chiefs are putting up 410 yards and an NFL-best 36 points per game. Much of that is due to Mahomes who is averaging close to 300 yards passing. He has already thrown 14 touchdown passes without an interception, and his ability to make plays when everything breaks down „ like that audacious left-handed pass against the Broncos „ has turned him into an early MVP front-runner. He gives you challenges every which way,Ž Marrone said, whether you put him in the pocket (or not). He can make every throw. He makes quick decisions. You get him out of the pocket and he can extend plays. He is athletic enough to run and run for a long way and take it to the house. He has great command, and he has great weapons around him and an outstanding offensive line. Right now, offensively, what youre seeing is that its kind of unbelievable,Ž Marrone said, which is going to be a great challenge. We have our hands full.Ž To the Jaguars credit, the Chiefs are saying the same thing about them. Their defensive front is anchored by Calais Campbell and allows fewer than 100 yards rushing per game. Telvin Smith is one of the games top linebackers. And the defensive back“eld is led by cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye, who have made life miserable for quarterbacks all year. This is by far the best defense well have faced ,Ž Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill said, but Im always up for a challenge. The best always go against the best, so well be ready.Ž As the Jaguars prepare to visit the Chiefs, here are “ve dominant story lines:SIDELINED STARSThe Jaguars will be without running back Leonard Fournette who is again sidelined by a lingering hamstring injury, and backup cornerback D.J. Hayden. The Chiefs remain without star safety Eric Berry, who has been day to dayŽ for about two months with a troublesome heel.By OMAR KELLYSUN SENTINEL (TNS)CINCINNATI „ Miami Dolphins pass-rushing specialist Cameron Wake will miss his “rst game since the 2015 season because of a knee injury hes been nursing for the past few weeks. Wake, a “ve-time pro Bowler who has recorded 93 sacks and forced 21 fumbles in his 10 seasons with the Dolphins, wont play in Sundays 1 p.m. game against the Cincinnati Bengals because of the knee injury. Wake, who has contributed 12 tackles and one sack in the four games hes played, was sent to see a specialist this past week, but its unclear if he has undergone an arthroscopic procedure on the knee. If that is the case, Wake will likely be sidelined at least another two weeks. Wake is the third Dolphins defensive end sidelined by a knee injury. William Hayes is on injured reserve because of an anterior cruciate ligament tear he suffered in his right knee during Miamis win over the Oakland Raiders two weeks ago. And Andre Branch missed last weeks game because of a left knee injury he suffered against Oakland, and is questionable for Sundays game. Wake, who has started 31 consecutive games for the Dolphins the past three seasons, will likely be replaced by Charles Harris or Jonathan Woodard as the starter working opposite Robert Quinn. Also, newly signed defensive end Cameron Malveaux will likely play signi“cant snaps because of Branchs knee injury and the release of defensive tackle Jordan Phillips. Harris, the Dolphins 2017 “rst-round pick who has contributed eight tackles in the “rst four games, would likely replace Wake as the teams situational pass rusher, coming onto the “eld on third downs. However, expect Woodard and Malveaux to play more on “rst and second down because of Harris struggles stopping the run the past two seasons. Harris started two games his rookie season, and Miamis coaches have been encouraged by the progress theyve seen from him this season. Wake is one of six starters from Miamis 2018 season opener the Dolphins could “nd themselves playing without because of lingering injuries. Travis Swanson is replacing Daniel Kilgore, who suffered a season-ending triceps injury in last weeks loss to the New England Patriots, as the starting center. Cornerback Bobby McCain, who missed the entire week of practice because of a left knee injury he suffered against the Patriots, has been ruled out. He will likely be replaced by Torry McTyer or Cordrea Tankersley as the boundary cornerback who starts opposite Xavien Howard. Tight end A.J. Derby has been ruled out. The Dolphins will likely use all three of their tight ends „ Mike Gesicki, Durham Smythe and Nick OLeary „ and offensive tackle Sam Young to “ll that void. Receiver DeVante Parker, who is nursing a quadriceps injury, participated in this past weeks practices on a limited basis, but is listed as questionable for the Bengals game. If Parker doesnt play in his second consecutive game because of the injury, Albert Wilson would start his second game of the season and Jakeem Grant would get more snaps. Dolphins will face Bengals on Sunday without Cameron Wake Jaguars stingy D ready for high-flying Chiefs offense NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars NFL: Miami Dolphins THE TAKEAWAYLSU: The Tigers played good enough defense to win their third straight in Gainesville, but they mustered little on the other side of the ball after an opening-drive touchdown. LSU marched 75 yards on 10 plays, presumably scripted, to open the game but never looked the same. Burrow was sacked “ve times. Florida: Linebacker Vosean Joseph had the best game of his career, something the Gators will try to build on going forward. The junior “nished with 14 tackles, including two sacks. His strip-sack on LSUs second possession was an early momentum-changing play.TEBOW TIMETebows induction speech went about like everyone expected. He thanked Jesus, his parents, his former teammates and then Gator nation. I was born a Gator. I played as a Gator. I will die as a Gator,Ž Tebow said passionately at the end of the “rst quarter, drawing a rousing ovation. Tebow was back on the “eld at halftime, recognized as part of the 2008 national championship team. As players gathered for a group photo, they begged Tebow to get front and center. He politely declined. I saw him before the game,Ž Mullen said. Tim was ready to go now. He was ready to buckle it up and go now. He had that look in his eye. He was ready to play.ŽKEY STATFlorida “nished with 215 yards rushing. Perine had 85, Jordan Scarlett added 65 and Franks chipped in 42.ROCKER STEPFranks, who threw a jump pass for a touchdown earlier this season, added one on a rocker step Saturday. Both were plays Mullen designed and Tebow executed to perfection in his day. Franks took a shotgun snap, stepped and rocked toward the line of scrimmage like a quarterback run and then pulled up and threw a 3-yard TD pass to Moral Stephens in the second quarter. It wasnt really an ode to Tebow,Ž Mullen said. It was an ode to score touchdowns.ŽPOLL IMPLICATIONSLSU surely will drop, probably out of the top 10 considering earlier wins against Miami and Auburn dont look nearly as good now. Florida will move into the top 20.UP NEXTLSU: Continues the toughest part of its schedule against No. 2 Georgia next Saturday. Florida: Plays next Saturday at Vanderbilt, which has lost 26 of the last 27 in the series.FLORIDAFROM PAGE 1 werent great „ 13 for 32, 204 yards „ but he made big throws when they mattered. The go-ahead score to Jordan came one play after Perry threaded a 32-yard throw to Thomas on third-and-10, meaning in the span of about a half-minute the Hurricanes went 73 yards for the lead. Im happy people are going to talk about that down the road,Ž Perry said. But right now, its just another game that we won.Ž Deondre Francois completed 15 of 30 passes for 129 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for the Seminoles (3-3, 1-3), who were held to 200 yards of offense. Hes 2-1 in three starts at Hard Rock Stadium, all three games being one-pointers. We didnt get what we wanted, which was a win,Ž Florida State coach Willie Taggart said. This ones going to hurt for a while.Ž The Seminoles had a fourth-quarter touchdown off a double pass taken off the board when of“cials ruled that the “rst throw from Francois to D.J. Matthews was forward, and negated Matthews throw to Keith Gavin for a score that would have put Florida State up by two touchdowns. I thought it was good,Ž Taggart said. For the “rst 40 minutes, everything Florida State did was good. Matthews tiptoed down the left sideline early in the third quarter for a 74-yard punt return touchdown, putting Florida State up 27-7. And the Hurricanes got booed off the “eld on their ensuing possession, the volume of those jeers rising when a draw play got called on third-and-16 as a prelude to a punt. Florida State came in here and took control of this game,Ž Richt said. We found a way to “ght back ... somehow, we gutted it out.Ž Miami striker Derrick Smith got ejected for targeting, and one play later, the Turnover Chain appeared and the game turned. Gerald Willis III picked up a fumble to set up a 20-yard drive where Perry connected with Darrell Langham on a fourth-down throw for a touchdown. Francois was intercepted two plays later, and the Hurricanes cashed in on their next snap when Perry and Thomas hooked up for a 17-yard score. Just like that, 27-7 became 27-21. And when Ricky Aguayo missed 43yard “eld goal with 12:42 left, the Hurricanes were still within one score. The ensuring drive was when Perry went to Thomas on third down, Jordan one play later, and after a more than fourhour game „ and 14 years „ Miami could “nally celebrate beating FSU at home. It just took a spark,Ž Richt said. And before you knew it, that spark turned into a ”ame.ŽMIAMIFROM PAGE 1By FRED GOODALLAP SPORTS WRITERORLANDO, Fla. „ McKenzie Milton threw for 278 yards and two touchdowns to help No. 12 UCF extend the nations longest winning streak to 18 games with a 48-20 victory over SMU on Saturday night. Adrian Killins rushed for 113 yards and a TD for the Knights (5-0, 2-0), one of three unbeaten teams remaining in the American Athletic Conference, along with Cincinnati and South Florida. Milton completed 18 of 34 passes with one interception after accounting for 12 touchdowns „ seven passing and five rushing „ in nonconference victories over Florida Atlantic and Pittsburgh the previous two weeks. The junior from Kapolei, Hawaii, tossed TD passes of 14 yards to Dredrick Snelson in the first quarter and 30 yards to Tre Nixon on the first play of the fourth quarter. The Knights also got two TD runs from Otis Anderson and one from Trysten Hill, a 315-pound defensive tackle who lined up as a fullback before plowing into the end zone on fourth-and-1 and drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for spiking the ball. Ben Hicks came off the bench to replace freshman quarterback William Brown for SMU (2-4, 1-1). He threw a 5-yard TD pass to James Proche and finished 15 of 23 passing for 153 yards and zero interceptions. Proche had 12 receptions for 100 yards and two touchdowns.THE TAKEAWAYSMU: The Mustangs lost for the first time with Brown as their starting quarterback. The freshman, who led them to victories over Navy and Houston Baptist in his first two starts, completed 4 of 6 passes for 44 yards on the opening drive, setting up a 31-yard field goal. He attempted three more passes, all incompletions, before being replaced by Hicks in the second quarter with UCF leading 21-3. Brown returned in the fourth quarter and tossed a 19-yard TD pass to Proche with 36 seconds left to wind up 9 of 19 for 84 yards. UCF: Milton, eighth in Heisman Trophy balloting last season, has an abundance of playmakers around him. Nixon and Snelson both had six receptions and eight ball carriers, including Hill, contributed to the Knights rushing for 256 yards.POLL IMPLICATIONSWith a pair of Top 10 teams losing to once-beaten opponents ranked behind UCF, it will be interesting to see where it leaves the Knights in the next poll. No. 5 LSU and No. 7 Oklahoma are certain to slide, while No. 22 Florida and No. 19 Texas will climb after knocking off the Tigers and Sooners, respectively.UP NEXTUCF: At Memphis next Saturday.Milton, No. 12 UCF beats SMU 48-20 for 18th straight win AP PHOTOCentral Florida oensive lineman Jordan Johnson celebrates with running back Otis Anderson after Anderson rushed for a 4-yard touchdown during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game against SMU on Saturday. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 12 UCF 48, SMU 20


Page 8 SP The Sun | Sunday, October 7, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA thunderstorm around Mainly clearHIGH 91 LOW 7440% chance of rain 15% chance of rainMostly cloudy with some rain and a t-storm87 / 7555% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURECloudy and humid with a shower89 / 7755% chance of rain TUESDAYRather cloudy; a t-storm, breezy and humid88 / 7855% chance of rain WEDNESDAYVariable clouds; humid with thunderstorms91 / 7365% chance of rain FRIDAYMostly cloudy, t-storms possible; humid89 / 7635% chance of rain THURSDAY 1 3 6 6 3 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 470-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE778696949389Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date Trace Normal month to date 0.78Ž Year to date 56.28Ž Normal year to date 44.81Ž Record 2.09Ž (1982) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.03Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.02Ž Month to date 0.06Ž Normal month to date 0.93Ž Year to date 38.82Ž Normal year to date 43.70Ž Record 2.09Ž (1995) High/Low 91/73 Normal High/Low 89/70 Record High 93 (2009) Record Low 61 (2010) High/Low 88/70 High/Low 91/73 Normal High/Low 87/69 Record High 94 (2009) Record Low 60 (1974)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 6.23 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.80 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 12.37 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 7.58 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. Trace 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 56.28 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Mon.Apalachicola 87 75 pc 88 77 t Bradenton 89 75 t 88 76 r Clearwater 89 77 t 88 78 r Coral Springs 87 80 t 86 80 t Daytona Beach 87 73 t 87 77 t Fort Lauderdale 87 79 t 86 79 t Fort Myers 90 74 t 86 75 r Gainesville 90 71 t 89 72 t Jacksonville 88 71 t 88 72 t Key Largo 86 80 pc 83 80 r Key West 89 78 pc 87 80 r Lakeland 88 74 t 87 75 t Melbourne 89 79 t 88 79 t Miami 87 79 t 86 77 t Naples 90 75 t 87 76 r Ocala 89 71 t 89 72 t Okeechobee 87 74 t 85 75 t Orlando 88 73 t 88 75 t Panama City 90 71 pc 89 72 t Pensacola 89 74 pc 88 75 t Pompano Beach 88 80 t 87 78 t St. Augustine 85 77 t 86 77 t St. Petersburg 90 77 t 89 78 r Sarasota 90 74 t 88 75 r Tallahassee 92 72 pc 91 72 t Tampa 91 76 t 91 77 t Vero Beach 87 77 t 87 77 t West Palm Beach 88 81 t 87 80 t Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 2:51a 8:43a 2:41p 9:29p Mon. 3:11a 9:31a 3:34p 10:00p Today 1:28a 6:59a 1:18p 7:45p Mon. 1:48a 7:47a 2:11p 8:16p Today 12:15a 5:35a 12:05p 6:18p Mon. 12:42a 6:28a 12:59p 6:52p Today 3:23a 9:12a 3:13p 9:58p Mon. 3:43a 10:00a 4:06p 10:29p Today 11:33a 5:38a --6:24p Mon. 12:03a 6:26a 12:26p 6:55p E 8-16 1-2 Light E 10-20 2-4 LightFt. Myers 90/74 storms afternoon Punta Gorda 92/74 storms afternoon Sarasota 90/74 storms afternoon The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. 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Q: What machine is sometimes used to disperse fog at airports?A: A helicopter. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 91/74 88/74 90/74 89/74 88/74 88/73 88/74 87/73 88/74 91/76 89/75 89/77 90/75 90/74 90/73 92/74 90/74 91/74 90/74 88/74 88/74 89/73 89/73 90/77 89/74 89/77 90/75 90/74 90/73 89/75 90/75 88/74 90/74 89/77 89/77 90/75 90/75 90/74Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 By KAREL JANICEKASSOCIATED PRESSGOTHENBURG, Sweden „ Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac scored two goals each to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in their game Saturday night. The game at Scandinavium was part of the NHL Global Series. Despite the presence of Connor McDavid and Taylor Hall, the last two Hart Trophy winners, Palmieri and Zajac stole the show. Stefan Noesen also scored and Miles Wood had two assists for New Jersey and Keith Kinkaid made 17 saves. Edmonton got the goals from Milan Lucic and Leon Draisaitl. In the new season, Palmieri didnt waste time. He picked up the puck near the boards in the offensive zone, moved unchecked toward the net from the left and beat Cam Talbot inside the far post on the “rst shot on goal still in the opening minute. The Oilers came back on a power play and it was captain McDavid who set it up. The center used his speed to carry the puck up ice from his own up zone and skated around the goal to feed Milan Lucic in front for a one-timer to tie. New Jersey took control early in the middle period with two goals from Palmieri and Travis Zajac in the span of 1:09. Palmieri scored on a power play for his second 2:01 and Travis Zajac doubled the advantage after Talbot lost the puck behind the goal. The Devils clearly dominated at this stage, outshooting the Oilers 10-4 in the period. Zajac added his second in the third after a defensive blunder by defenseman Matt Benning before Draisaitl reduced the de“cit to 4-2. Noesen “nished it off with an empty netter. It was the 23rd NHL regular-season game played in Europe, the 11th in Sweden and the “rst in Gothenburg. The NHL will return to Europe next month. On Nov. 1-2, the Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets will play each other in a couple of regular season games in the Finnish capital of Helsinki.Palmieri, Zajac help Devils beat Oilers in Sweden NASCAR: Dover International Speedway NHL: New Jersey 5, Edmonton 2By DAN GELSTONAP SPORTS WRITERDOVER, Del. „ Christopher Bell has a second straight NASCAR championship in sight. Bell won his sixth X“nity Series race this season in the playoff race Saturday at Dover International Speedway, setting the rookie record for victories in a season. He passed three drivers for most rookie wins: Greg Bif”e won “ve races in 2001, as did Kyle Busch in 2004 and Carl Edwards in 2005. Bell built his record with wins at Kentucky, New Hampshire, Iowa and twice at Richmond and expected to add a few more as he chases a championship. Were in really good shape,Ž Bell said. The 2017 Truck Series champion, Bell won the “rst stage Saturday and was never in any serious trouble driving the No. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, leading 110 of 200 laps. Its been a career year for me,Ž Bell said. All credit to Joe Gibbs Racing. We have really fast race cars every time I go to the racetrack.Ž He was the only driver headed into the race who secured a spot in the semi“nal round. Ross Chastain, Ryan Truex, Ryan Reed and Brandon Jones all failed to advance. Bell, Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer, Elliott Sadler, Tyler Reddick, Austin Cindric and Matt Tifft are still in the running for the championship when the series picks up in two weeks at Kansas. Ill be just as sharp whenever we get to Kansas as I was today,Ž Bell said. The playoff drivers in the round of eight know there is only one sure way to knock off Bell. It would be nice to win a race,Ž Custer said. I think well have a shot to do it.Ž Custer was second at Dover, followed by Allgaier, Ryan Preece and Spencer Gallagher. The 23-year-old Bell this season became the “rst series regular with a threerace winning streak since Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 1999. Kyle Busch did it four times between 2008 and 2016, but he was also running fulltime in the Cup Series. I dont think its any of our championships to lose,Ž Bell said. It boils down to the last race. It all boils down to one run at Homestead who the champion is.Ž Bell ran a pair of K&N races and seven Trucks events in 2015, winning for the “rst time on the dirt at Eldora. He showed enough promise to land a full-time truck ride with Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2016, winning just once but “nishing in the top 10 in 19 of 23 events. Last season was the “rst of consecutive breakout seasons for Bell. He won “ve times and “nished in the top “ve 15 times, and he clinched the championship by “nishing second at Homestead. Bell moved up yet again in 2018, landing a 23-race X“nity deal with JGR after running just eight times in the series, including a win at Kansas in 2017. I think his future in the sport is big,Ž crew chief Jason Ratcliff said. I think it can go as far as he wants it to go.ŽBell sets Xfinity rookie record at Dover with 6th victory Christopher Bell poses with the trophy as he celebrates in Victory Lane after his win. AP PHOTOSChristopher Bell carries the checkered ”ag after he won the NASCAR X“nity series auto race, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. 4100 Riverwood Drive, Port Charlotte, FL 33953(941) 764-6661 € riverwoodgc.comSpecial 18 Hole & Twilight Rates Available.Book Online or Call Today.Join our E-Club for current information on events & membership incentives. adno=3612304-1


BUSINESS/CLASSIFIEDS/ REAL ESTATE AVON PARK • LAKE PLACID • SEBRINGSECTION DSunday, October 7, 2018 By MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ Unemployment rates in Florida have hit a 12-year low, with just 3.7 percent of the state being unemployed, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, or DEO. DEO Executive Director Cissy Proctor said, We have a really strong economy right now. If somebody wants to find a job, they are able to find a job. We see also that people are leaving one job to find a better job,Ž Proctor said. They are able to make those decisions right now, because there are so many jobs out there.Ž However, Highlands Countys unemployment rate for August 2018 was 5.4 percent, almost 46 percent percent higher than the state average. Currently, Highlands Countys unemployment rate is tied with Citrus County as the fourth highest in the state, according to Florida DEO. Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate with 8.3 percent, followed by Hardee County at 6.2 and Sumter at 5.5 percent. President and CEO of CareerSource Heartland Donna Doubleday said, Were seasonal or cyclical in our economy. Typically, we see higher unemployment in the summer and lower unemployment in the fall and spring.Ž The fluctuation in unemployment coincides with the time when people from the northern states visit the area, Doubleday said. When northern visitors arrive, unemployment tends to go down. In addition, school employment and agriculture also follow this pattern, experiencing more unemployment during the summer, she said. Some school employees are 10-month employees, Doubleday said. In addition, few crops are being harvested in the summer compared to the fall and spring. Although the unemployment for Highlands County appears high compared to the rest of the state, the numbers may go down slightly in the fall. Despite the higher unemployment during the summer, the unemployment rate for Highlands County is down from six percent in August 2017 to 5.4 percent in August 2018, the latest month that data is available from the Florida DEO. Businesses appear to be more confident,Ž Doubleday said. Weve seen an increase in the number of job postings, and weve seen businesses adding positions. In addition, some places are increasing wages. Those things are exciting for our area.Ž The average annual wage in Highlands Unemployment rates drop in HighlandsStill higher than state average MELISSA MAIN/STAFFCareerSource Heartland oers a one-stop shop for job seekers. The services oered are paid for by tax dollars. By ZOE LINAFELTAGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIESSEBRING „ Sharon Carpenter loves helping people, and thats exactly what she gets to do as a customer service associate and bagger at the North Sebring Publix. Carpenter does much more than put groceries in bags and offer to carry them out. I help put all the cold stuff in one bag, and all the cans in the other bag. I help the people get carts, and I help them into the car,Ž Carpenter said. When they need help with the electric carts, Ill drive it back and back it up, plug it in against the wall.Ž Carpenter has an intellectual disability and receives services from the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD). October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and APD is highlighting the workplace achievements of people with disabilities and the employers that hire them. Carpenter says she enjoys having a job because it keeps her busy and she likes to help people when they need it. She is also able to save money to buy things she wants, such as a new bedroom set and a jukebox.Carpenter is an eager employee COURTESY PHOTOSharon Carpenter enjoys her job as a customer service associate/bagger at the North Sebring Publix. SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSEBRING „ WVDV 104.9 FM is holding its annual Share-A-Thon event to raise funds for the non-pro“t radio station that broadcasts in Highlands County. The funds are used for operational costs to equipment maintenance. This is a three-day event from Oct. 11-13. Activities include gift giveaways, food and festivities. The closing event is a day of activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Sunridge Baptist Church grounds located at 3704 Valerie Blvd.; the phone number is 863-382-3695. WVDV 104.9 FM LP is located at 3631 Dolphin Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. It was established 11 years ago in order to broadcast educational Christian programming and Christian music to Highlands County. It is a bilingual station broadcasting in Spanish from 9 p.m. until 11 a.m. and in English from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. To learn more go to radiovozdelaverdad. com or, or call WVDV 104.9fm at 863-386-0001, or email info@ set for Oct. 11-13 SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSEBRING „ In an effort to attract more golf tourism to Highlands County as a vacation destination, the Highlands County Tourist Development Council recently hosted a group of 16 golf tour operators from China on Sept. 28-30. The purpose of the trip was for Chinese tour operators, who specialize in golf vacations to Florida, to experience a golf vacation in the Sebring area so they can then sell the golf vacation to their clients back in China. Since many China golf tours include stays in Orlando, Tampa and south Florida, adding Sebring as another stop makes sense logistically as the Chinese prefer to drive themselves in the U.S.,Ž said TDC Marketing Consultant Casey Hartt. China only has 400 golf courses, so they are always looking for new and unique destinations to travel to and play golf, and Florida is quite popular for international tourists.Ž Hotel rooms were provided by Inn on the Lakes, and the group played Sun n Lake Golf Clubs Turtle Run Course and Highlands Ridges North Course. The group also visited Maxwell Groves, Cowpokes Watering Hole, Sebring International Raceway, Eighteen East Restaurant & Bar, and Sugar Sand Distillery. The TDC is charged with developing our tourism clientele, and China is certainly a new market for us to target in terms of golf visitation,Ž said Jim Brooks, TDC chairman and Highlands County commissioner. The mission of the TDC is to promote Highlands County as a friendly, attractive and diverse destination for tourism, thus creating a positive economic impact bene“ting the entire community. It serves as a destination marketing organization that works to generate overnight stays, increase tax revenues, stimulate economic growth and strives to constantly enhance the image of Highlands County. For more information, visit salesChina golf tour operators visit Sebring area Guests from 16 golf tour companies in China stand at the Winners Podium at the Sebring International Raceway during a recent tour of the area. Maxwell Groves was one of the stops made by the 16 golf tour operators from China. COURTESY PHOTOSThe guests stayed at the Inn on the Lakes in Sebring.EAGER | 1D RATES | 1D 2 0 1 8 1 0 0 7 s e d 0 1 p d f 1 0 6 O c t 1 8 1 2 : 3 4 : 3 5


D2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 By ALEX VEIGAAP BUSINESS WRITERKeri Weishaar lives in a spacious, four-bedroom house near Tampa, thanks to the easy “nancing that prevailed during last decades housing boom. It was basically nothing to get into this house,Ž said Weishaar, 48, who bought the house in the spring of 2003 after obtaining a no-money down, adjustable-rate mortgage. Then again, Weishaar and her husband are fortunate to still have their home. That same mortgage eventually morphed into a “nancial albatross and, for a time, the house in the suburb of Tarpon Springs was on a countdown to foreclosure. As home values plummeted after the housing bubble burst in 2007, many borrowers with exotic types of loans were stuck, unable to re“nance as lenders began to tighten their lending criteria. That set the stage for cascading mortgage defaults that eventually took down Lehman Brothers, Wall Streets fourth-biggest investment bank at the time, 10 years ago this week. Lehman and other “nancial institutions were big buyers of securities backed by some of these dicey mortgages. Today, getting a mortgage is tougher „ and less risky. For one thing, no-money down mortgages and their ilk, which enabled many borrowers to initially lower the costs of buying a home but often saddled borrowers with far higher balances or steep monthly payment increases, have vanished. Banks also remain a bit gun-shy after racking up billions in losses stemming from mortgages gone bad. That means homebuyers, especially those with less-thanstellar credit, face more hurdles qualifying for a mortgage than they did in the housing boom years. But the loans are safer, more transparent and actually take into account whether a borrower can afford to keep up with payments. The banks have certainly loosened underwriting criteria for low-risk borrowers; they havent loosened underwriting criteria for low-credit score borrowers,Ž said Aaron Terrazas, senior economist at Zillow. The types of lending that we saw leading up to that crash in 2008, for the most part, were not seeing nowadays.Ž When interest rates began to plummet at the start of the 2000s, lenders rushed in to make nontraditional loans that could be sold for hefty pro“ts to Wall Street banks, as well as government-sponsored mortgage buyers Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. These riskiest of these loans required little proof that the borrower could afford to pay them back and an initial period of low payments and interest rates. Some let borrowers defer interest payments. Ultimately, these loans overwhelmed many borrowers ability to keep up with payments. Thats what happened with Weishaars mortgage. The loan was scheduled to adjust to a higher rate after three years, but she was able to re“nance it with another adjustable-rate mortgage. The next time it reset, however, was late 2007, as the housing downturn accelerated. Her husband had lost his job and she was making less money. The couples loan jumped from a 6.2 percent interest rate to 11 percent, jacking up the monthly payment from $2,101 to $3,417. The easy “nancing, which had enabled the couple to buy their $346,800 house, back“red. We bought probably about $120,000 more home than we should have,Ž Weishaar said. After missing a few payments, the lender agreed to modify the loan. The interest rate dropped to 6.2 percent and the couples missed payments and fees were tacked onto their unpaid principal. The Weishaars rode out the turbulent economy and housing market in the years after the “nancial crisis and were able to re“nance again in late 2014 into a 3.5 percent, 20-year “xed-rate loan. Now their payment is around $1,500, without taxes and insurance. I only have 15 years left on my house now and Im in a good place,Ž said Weishaar, now director of sales for an IT consulting company. The next house I buy will be paid for in cash.Ž The private market for mortgage-backed securities, which helped fuel so much easy lending during the housing boom, is now a sliver of what it was back then. Mortgage-backed securities issued by private “rms now represent about 4.5 percent of the market, according to data from Inside Mortgage Finance and the Urban Institute. In 2006, the peak of the housing boom, it was nearly 60 percent. Government-sponsored enterprises such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac now account for about 95.5 percent of the market. Legislation aimed at averting another “nancial crisis set out certain guidelines that lenders must follow if they want to make their home loans eligible to be guaranteed by the government. The biggest change is a rule requiring lenders to establish the borrowers ability to repay the loan. In the case of a “veyear adjustable-rate mortgage, that means ensuring the borrower For homebuyers, mortgages are safer but tougher to come by THE ASSOCIATED PRESSThis Aug. 14, 2007, “le photo shows a sign of a house under foreclosure in Antioch, Calif. As home values plummeted after the housing bubble burst in 2007, many borrowers with exotic types of loans were stuck, unable to re“nance as lenders began to tighten their lending criteria. That set the stage for cascading mortgage defaults.MORTGAGE | 3Dadno=3617837-1 MANUFACTURED HOME RESALE SPECIALISTS SINCE 1982WE LIST SELL BUY MANUFACTURED HOMES! CALL US TODAY! 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PAGE 43 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D3She is very eager to work,Ž said Latasia Sherrill, assistant customer service manager at Publix and one of Carpenters supervisors. Whenever she comes in, it could be 20 minutes before her shift, and shes already ready to start. Shes good with the customers, shes friendly with her coworkers, and shes easy to work with.Ž A longtime employee, Carpenter continues to learn new skills. Publix has a two by twoŽ policy when the customer has paid and is ready to leave store. Baggers are supposed to put two hands on the grocery cart, take two steps toward the door, and ask the customer which way to their car. This shows the customer the bagger will gladly take their groceries out and bring the cart back in for them. Carpenter does a good job following that policy; its not easy, and not every associate follows it. Carpenter has also improved her communication skills. While she enjoys hugging and chatting with her friends, she has learned how to have appropriate interactions with customers and coworkers. A lot of the people that go to Publix are regulars, and shes getting to know them by name and they know her,Ž said Mike Martino, Carpenters supported employment coach. Shes come a long way in becoming more mature and being more professional.Ž APD supports people with developmental disabilities to live, learn and work in their communities. The agency annually serves more than 55,000 Floridians with autism, cerebral palsy, spina bi“da, intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and PraderWilli syndrome. For more information about the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, visit or call toll free 1-866-APDCARES (1-866-273-2273).EAGERFROM PAGE 3DCounty increased from $32,845 in 2016 to $33,819 in 2018, according to the Florida DEO. However, this is significantly lower than the Florida average of $48,460 in 2017 and lower than the wages of surrounding counties. For example, Okeechobees annual wage for 2017 was $39,506 and even Hardee County had a higher wage of $34, 226. Help is available for those who are still unemployed or who need a better paycheck. Come to CareerSource Heartland,Ž Doubleday said. We have a database of local jobs available as well as industry-specific job postings. We also help people with interviews, resumes and identifying transferable skills that may transfer to open jobs. Sometimes people have worked in the same job for over a decade, and they may not realize that the skills they have will transfer to other jobs.Ž At CareerSource Heartland, staff have been trained to ask job seekers, What did you do at your job?Ž When they hear about the actual duties a person performed at a job, they ask, Dont you think your skills would qualify you for a job over here?Ž People dont always realize that they may be qualified to perform a different type of job than they have performed in the past. CareerSource Heartland shows people how to present themselves to new employers and show them that they have the skills needed to excel at the job. When looking for jobs, people are often facing financial challenges. However, people can search for jobs at no charge at CareerSource Heartland. Your tax dollars pay for it,Ž Doubleday said. Its available to everyone, even if you have a bachelors degree or masters degree.Ž The center offers services for people with no experience and for people with decades spent in the workforce. Wed love to see people come in and get connected with jobs, Doubleday said. Job seekers can visit CareerSource Heartland at 5901 U.S. 27 in Sebring.RATESFROM PAGE 3D MELISSA MAIN/STAFFJob seekers can search for jobs at CareerSource Heartland and receive assistance with resumes and interview skills.can afford to pay the loan should it reset to a higher interest rate. The law, known as Dodd-Frank, also nixed the types of risky loans offered during the housing bubble, among other changes. For the average consumer, the biggest thing that has changed is its a lot clearer at the closing table what kind of loan youre getting and what you can expect to pay over the life of the loan, and thats a very good thing,Ž said Jesse Van Tol, CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, which advocates for fairness in housing, banking and business. The guidelines may offer lenders a clear path on how to gauge quali“ed buyers, but in many cases banks have overlaid stricter qualifying requirements, like higher credit scores. Thats one reason the average FICO score on home purchase loans has drifted about 21 points higher over the past decade, according to data from the Urban Institute. The trend is more pronounced in metropolitan areas with high home prices. Consider that in San Francisco, the average FICO score for borrowers is around 774. In the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area east of Los Angeles, FICOs average 717. The average FICO score in America was 700 last year. A score of 740-799 is considered very good.Ž The pendulum has swung too far in the other direction,Ž Van Tol said. When you look at a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac-backed loan with an average credit score in the high 700s, homeownership at a 50-year low, and a lot of people boxed out of the mortgage market, certainly credit is too tight. Too few people have the opportunity to become homeowners today.Ž Buyers are seeing some relief from nonbank lenders such as Quicken Loans, United Wholesale Mortgage and Carrington Mortgage, which are growing players in the residential lending market. The share of loans issued by nonbank lenders and backed by the government has been climbing since 2013. The median FICO scores for loans issued by nonbank lenders and sold to Fannie Mae and the other government mortgage buyers are lower than those of loans from banks, according to the Urban Institute. Unlike many homebuyers enticed by the frenzy of easy lending during the housing boom, Christian Ray resisted pushing the limits of what he could afford when he became a homeowner last month. A logistics manager for a beverage company, Ray bought a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath townhome in Tampa for $158,000, even though his lender quali“ed him for a $240,000 mortgage. Im not going to be married to the house,Ž said Ray, 23. I literally would just come home, pay the bills and just stay here and barely feed myself.Ž Ray also opted for just about the most unexotic, vanilla home loan around: A 30-year, “xed-rate mortgage at 5 percent interest. And he put up a 10 percent down payment. Im not going to take 30 years to pay it,Ž Ray said.MORTGAGEFROM PAGE 2D Find it in the CLASSIFIEDS! 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D4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 LEGAL NOTICES N O TI C E O F PR OG RAMMATI C FEE CHANGES SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES Per Florida Statue 1009.23 F.S., South F lorida State College (SFSC) is required to publicly notice any fee changes 28 eight days prior to the date of the District Board of Trustees (DBOT) meeting at which they will be discussed. The following fees will be discussed at the October 31, 2018 meeting of the SFSC DBOT which will be held at 1:00 PM in the Board Room in the Administration Building on the Highlands Campus located at 600 W. College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. For additional information, interested parties may visit the college website at or contact the Office of the President, South Florida State College at 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL A NY DECISION MADE BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBA TIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON W HICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Oct. 5, 7, 2018 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 18-367 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF BARBARA MAE DORMAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BARBARA MAE DORMAN, whose date of death was June 30th, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and o ther persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with t his court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER O F 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 decedents 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 FLORIDA STAUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is September 30, 2018. /s/ Betsy Waddell 421 Taseschee Drive Sebring, FL 33870 Personal Representatives CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 2141 LAKEVIEW DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0346 Florida Bar No. 308714 Email Addresses: September 30; October 7, 2018 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 Experienced part time Auto Parts Personcomputer literate, able to multi task, ability to locate and stock parts, inventory control, able to lift 30+ pounds and clean driving record. Apply in person:Ben Hill Griffin, 700 S Scenic Hwy Frostproof. EOE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for grove equip. Clean Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug free workplace. Apply in person 8am … 11am & 1pm 4pm Monday… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or HELPWANTED2001 Genpak LLC, a leading manufacturer of disposable foodservice packaging, is seeking to fill the following positions in our Sebring plant. PackersQuality InspectorsForklift DriversElectricianMaintenance MechanicProduction SupervisorParts Administrative Asst. Reception/Accounts PayableWe offer a highly competitive compensation package, insurance & retirement benefits.*NOW* Open InterviewsThursdays: 1…4pmApply in Personat 116 Shicane Dr., Sebring, FL 33870 & bring your resume.GenPak is an Equal Oportunity Employer. WORKERS NEEDED 18 workers needed for Alvaro V argas Harvesting for citrus h arvesting from 11/15/18 to 6 /15/19. Workers will be paid $ .90+ per 90 lb tub, but will be guaranteed $11.29 per hour. J ob location is in Central Florida. T his job opportunity is tempor ary, 36 hours per week guarant eeing at least 3/4 of the time o ffered. Free housing is prov ided to workers who cannot r easonably return to their perm anent residence at the end of t he work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to t he work site will be provided by t he employer upon completion o f 50% of the work contract. T ools, equipment and supplies w ill be provided at no cost. Job o rder holding office is at 107 E ast Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 job order 10792581 Classified=Sales W O RKER S NEEDED 6 0 workers needed for Badillo B rothers, Inc. for citrus harv esting from 11/11/18 to 0 5/25/19. Workers will be paid $ .90+ per 90 lb box, but will be g uaranteed $11.29 per hour. J ob location is in Central Florida. T his job opportunity is tempor ary, 36 hours per week guarant eeing at least 3/4 of the time o ffered. Free housing is prov ided to workers who cannot r easonably return to their perm anent residence at the end of t he work day. Transportation a nd subsistence expenses to t he work site will be provided by t he employer upon completion o f 50% of the work contract. T ools, equipment and supplies w ill be provided at no cost. Job order holding office is at 107 East Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 Job order 10794709 TRUCK DRIVERS NEEDED Harvester needs 5 Truck Drivers 11-08-18 to 6-01-19. The employer is Circle H Citrus, Inc. and $11.29 per hour is guaranteed. Worksites are in Hardee, Highlands, Indian River, Okeechobee, Osceola, Polk, Desoto, Lee, Hendry, Martin, St. Lucie and Charlotte counties, Florida. 24 months Agricultural Equipment Operator experience is required. Driver must possess a valid drivers license. Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 of the hours of the work period. The employer will provide the work tools, supplies and equipment at no cost to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this job at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 2160 NE Roan Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266 … Telephone: 863-993-1008 ext. 231 using job listing number FL10791772. Lykes Citrus Division Full-Time Equipment Operator: Duties include performing general grove activities (mowing, spraying, herbiciding, fertilizing), service grove equipment; performing hand labor tasks as needed. Please Apply: online at or in person at Lykes Citrus Division, 7 Lykes Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852 Expd Excavator & LoaderDemo work; Mechanical Skills & Dump Truck Exp; Class A CDL a plus! 863-382-1228 HELPWANTED2001 Want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join theHabitat for HumanityTeam! FT Construction Foreman$14/hr. Lead various groups of volunteers on the build site. Oversees construction project from start to finish. Must have construction experience, flexible schedule, and clean driving record. Some Saturdays required. Must pass background check and drug screening. Apply within:at 159 S. Commerce Ave., Downtown Sebring, Monday…Friday 8am…4pm GreatDealsin theClassifieds! HARVE S TER S NEEDED H arvester needs 90 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest c itrus, 11-19-18 to 05-15-19. T he employer is EB Harvesti ng, LLC. Workers will be paid $ 11.29 per hour depending on w ork location and piece rate(s) m ay be offered depending on c rop activity, but will be guarant eed $11.29 per hour rate. W orksites are located in Highl ands, Desoto, Hillsborough, H endry, Charlotte, Collier, Mana tee, Martin, Lee, and Hardee counties, Florida. Employer will g uarantee the opportunity for w ork for the hourly equivalent of 3 /4 of the hours of the work per iod. The employer will provide t he tools necessary to perform t he described job duties without c harge to the worker. Housing w ill be provided for individual workers outside normal comm uting distance. For workers r esiding beyond normal comm uting distances, reasonable t ransportation and subsistence e xpenses to the worksite will be p rovided or paid by the emp loyer after completion of 50% o f the work period. Apply for t his job at the Florida One-Stop C areer Center office located at 2 160 NE Roan Ave., Arcadia, FL 3 4266 (863) 993-1008 using j ob listing number FL10798293. HARVESTERS NEEDED Harvester needs 400 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest v arious crops, 11-12-18 to 053 1-19. The employer is Everg lades Harvesting & Hauling, I nc. Workers will be paid $ 11.29 per hour depending on w ork location and piece rate(s) m ay be offered depending on crop activity, but will be guarant eed $11.29 per hour rate. Job l ocation is in Glades, Hendry, L ee, Collier, Highlands, DeSoto, Hillsborough, and Charlotte counties (Florida). Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 of the days of the work period. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this j ob at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 921 Anvil Way, LaBelle, FL 33935 (863) 675-1412 using j ob listing number FL10793945. TRUCK DRIVERS NEEDED Farmer needs 30 Truck Drivers, 11-15-18 to 05-31-19. The employer is Everglades Harvesting and Hauling, Inc. Workers will be paid 12.00 per hour. Job location is in St. Lucie, DeSoto, Polk, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Palm Beach, Collier, Charlotte, and Lee counties, Florida. 24 months Agricultural Equipment Operator experience is required. Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 of the hours of the work period. Driver must possess a valid drivers license. The employer will provide the work tools, supplies and equipment at no cost to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this job at the Florida OneStop Career Center office located at 2160 NE Roan Avenue, Arcadia, FL 34266 … (863)-9931008 using job listing number FL10794594. HELPWANTED2001 HARVE S TER S NEEDED H arvester needs 197 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest citrus and blueberries, 11-15-18 t o 06-01-19. The employer is G .M. Harvesting, Inc. Workers w ill be paid $11.29 per hour dep ending on work location and p iece rate(s) may be offered dep ending on crop activity, but will b e guaranteed $11.29 per hour r ate. Job locations are in Highl ands, Hardee, Hendry, DeSoto, O keechobee, Manatee, Polk, a nd Glades counties, Florida. E mployer will guarantee the opp ortunity for work for the hourly e quivalent of 3/4 of the hours of t he work period. The employer w ill provide the tools necessary t o perform the described job d uties without charge to the worker. Housing will be provided f or individual workers outside n ormal commuting distance. F or workers residing beyond n ormal commuting distances, r easonable transportation and s ubsistence expenses to the w orksite will be provided or paid b y the employer after complet ion of 50% of the work period. A pply for this job at the Florida O ne-Stop Career Center office l ocated at 5901 US Highway 27 S outh, Sebring, Florida(863) 3 85-3672 using job listing number FL10796343. W O RKER S NEEDED 18 workers needed for Gust avo Cisneros for citrus harv esting from 11/15/18 to 6 /15/19. Workers will be paid $ .90+ per 90 lb tub, but will b e guaranteed $11.29 per hour. J ob location is in Central Florida. T his job opportunity is tempor ary, 36 hours per week guarant eeing at least 3/4 of the t ime offered. Free housing i s provided to workers who cann ot reasonably return to their p ermanent residence at the end o f the work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses t o the worksite will be provided b y the employer upon complet ion of 50% of the work c ontract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at n o cost. Job order holding office i s at 107 East Madison St., T allahassee, FL 32399. Job o rder 10793307. WORKERS NEEDED 1 9 workers needed for Jaime L opez for citrus harvesting f rom 11/15/18 to 6/15/19. W orkers will be paid $0.90+ per 9 0 lb tub, but will be guaranteed $ 11.29 per hour. Job location is i n Central Florida. This job opp ortunity is temporary, 36 hours p er week guaranteeing at least 3 /4 of the time offered. Free h ousing is provided to workers w ho cannot reasonably return to t heir permanent residence at the e nd of the work day. Transportat ion and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided b y the employer upon complet ion of 50% of the work cont ract. Tools, equipment and s upplies will be provided at no c ost. Job order holding office is a t 107 East Madison St., Tallah assee, FL 32399. Job order 10792451. W O RKER S NEEDED 18 workers needed for JV Harvesting, Inc. for citrus harvesting from 11/15/18 to 6/15/19. Workers will be paid $0.90+ per 90 lb tub, but will be guaranteed $11.29 per hour. Job location is in Central Florida. This job opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Job order holding office is at 107 East Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399. Job order 10791067. Various Manuf. Positions$13.5/hr-$48k start; EXP req. forklift pref. Hardee Co. Apply online at C a s h i n w i t h C l a s s Learn to Drive a TruckGet your Commercial Driver's License today at South Florida State College. Scholarships are available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033 HELPWANTED2001 HARVE S TER S NEEDED H arvester needs 112 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest c itrus, 11-20-18 to 6-01-19. T he employer is Orange Bloss om Harvesting, Inc. Workers w ill be paid $11.29 per hour dep ending on work location and p iece rate(s) may be offered dep ending on crop activity, but will b e guaranteed $11.29 per hour r ate. Worksites are located in H ardee, DeSoto, Manatee, Highl ands, and Charlotte counties, F lorida. Employer will guarantee t he opportunity for work for the h ourly equivalent of 3/4 of the h ours of the work period. The e mployer will provide the tools necessary to perform the des cribed job duties without c harge to the worker. Housing w ill be provided for individual w orkers outside normal commuting distance. For workers r esiding beyond normal comm uting distances, reasonable t ransportation and subsistence e xpenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the emp loyer after completion of 50% o f the work period. Apply for t his job at the Florida One-Stop C areer Center office located at 2160 Northeast Roan Avenue, A rcadia, FL 34266 (863)-9931 008 using job listing number FL10798222. FULL TIME PAGINATOR/GRAPHIC ARTIST WANTED Do you have a creative eye? Solid design skills? Enjoy working in an exciting environment? We are building a design team and we want you to be a part of it!Design and layout pages in a clean and exciting fashion for several print publications.Create ads and design covers for special sections and other publications. Nights and weekends required. Experience in InDes ign and Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Proofreading skills a must. TheHighlands News-Sun and Highlands Sunoffers a competitive compensation package including salary plus incentive, a benefit package, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. We are a drug and tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/nicotine screening required. Send resume and design samples to: Donna Scherlacher Multi Media Director Donna.Scherlacher@ 315 US Hwy 27 N., Sebring, FL 33870. F i n d i t i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 20 fulltime temporary jobs available 11/01/2018-05/31/2019. Y u An Farms Co., Elkton, FL. Use hand tools to grow, harvest, grade, and pack field and vegetable crops. Attach machines to tractors, operate, and maintain them. Place and operate irrigation equipment. Maintain fences and buildings. Conditions: lift 50 lbs, stoop, push and pull, sit, walk, repetitive movement, extreme temperatures. 6 months verifiable experience. $11.29/hr., 3/4 guaranteed contract. Tools and supplies, housing, transportation expenses paid by employer. Transportation, subsistence paid to worker upon 50% completion of contract. Please contact (850) 245-7429 to locate nearest State Workforce Agency office and apply using FL10771876. MEDICAL2030 Tech needed f or f ast-pace d A mb ulatory Surgery Center. Must b e motivated to learn & availa ble to work flexible hrs. Willing t o train. Fax Resume: 8634 71-6834 or Email MEDICAL2030 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award FacilityHIRING RNs New Wages Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement OpportunitiesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly.Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 OAKS AT AVONReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING CNAs Full/Part-Time, all shifts~New Wages!!~Benefits for FT!!Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume toTammy Padilla at863-453-5308 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Career Advancement OpportunitiesHighly Competitve SalariesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed DirectlyApply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resumeto Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 Medical Technologist ( multiple positions) sought Florida Hospi t al Heartland Medical Center in S ebring, FL, to be responsible f or performing various routine o r special clinical laborator y t ests to obtain data for use in di a gnosis and treatment o f d iseases, for lab testing proce d ures, analytical testing of blood and/or other human biological s pecimens, & pre-and post-ana l ytical work processes; perform i ng, documenting, monitoring, i nterpreting, evaluating and re p orting on quality control testing & trends & assurance findings t o laboratory manager; perform i ng & documenting instrument maintenance & calibration; i mplementing improvemen t m easures; verifying validity o f t est methods to include patien t p reparation, & preand post-an alytic phases of testing & results reporting; performing Immuno hematology procedures to ensure safety of blood transfu sions & also Phlebotomy, when needed. Requirements: Bache lors degree, or foreign equiva lent, in Clinical Laboratory, Medical Technology, Chemical or Biological Science, or related field; and State of Florida Med ical or Clinical Laboratory Tech nologist license. Mail resume to: Saji John 900 Hope Way, Alta monte Sprin g s, FL 32714. Findthe perfect companion inthe Classifieds! MUSICAL2035 Musician sought to accompany our congregation on piano & organ in lively hymns & inspiring songs. Emmanuel UCC is a diverse, progressive, and welcoming congregation located in Sebring, FL. Contact: SALES2070 PT Leasing Agent Wanted2 yrs customer service exp. required. Hours include weekends. Experience helpful but not required. EOE/DFWP.Call Veranda Breeze Apartments 863-382-0044

PAGE 45 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D5 CHILD/ADULT CARE NEEDED2090 CHURCH NURSERY ATTENDANT, LAKE PLACIDCommunity Church of God s eeks part-time nursery attend ant. Position requires previous experience, references, and fam iliarity with church settings. $ 12 hr, averages 4 hours per w eek. Additional hours for spec ial events. To arrange an interview, call 863-465-3715. GENERAL2100 Pl ant N ursery l oo ki ng f or mot ivated individual to apply pesticides, mowing etc. Would prefer someone with experience. You can call 863-832-4252 or 863773-6662 and ask for Carolyn. PARTTIME/ TEMPORARY2110 Lakeshore Mall Hiring Security OfficersPart-Time Security Officers with Class D License needed. Apply at the Mall Office: 901 US Hwy 27 N., Suite 68, Sebring, FL 3000 NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS3010 Do You Need More Business?Reach out to all of Highlands County with 2 publications plus 2 websites to Advertise Your Business!! 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MISCELLANEOUS6260 TROPICAL FRUIT TREESAvocados Bananas Citrus trees Mango Peach Longan Starfruit Soursop Figs Jujubee Lychee Mulberry Papaya Sugarapple Jackfruit Tamarind Coconut trees Miracle Fruit Blueberries Jabatacaba Sapote & Guava Pure Raw Honey 91 Carefree Ct.,or 744 US Hwy 27 N., Venus, FL 33960. 305-216-8452 7000TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE7005 AUTO DEALS&STEALSSell Your New or Used Auto Easy Advertise in the Classifieds!Only $27.50 for 7 days (4 lines) Add a photo for only $10 more! JEEP7080 2000 Jeep Wranger~bright yellow, 5sp, soft top, good cond. well-maint, needs A/C compressor. $6,000. 863-655-1221 AUTOS WANTED7260 Cars Trucks SUVs etc From $1000-$100k~ NO JUNK! I come to you! Call Sam239-595-4021 or 239-250-2000. TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS7300 2002 Chevy Silverado 1500HD~ 120k mi., exc cond! 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Strong reports on job gains and the service industry have sent bond prices tumbling over the last two days as traders bet the U.S. economy will keep growing at about its current clip. Government bonds are stable investments that look most appealing when economic growth is shaky, so investors sold those bonds in the U.S. and Europe.How big developers like Trump benefit from web of tax breaksWASHINGTON „ Big real estate developers like Donald Trump have long bene“ted from a myriad of legal loopholes and breaks that can shrink tax bills. Their advantages expanded with the federal tax overhaul that took effect this year. Wealthy individuals typically try to transfer some of their assets during their lifetime to ease the tax burden on heirs. There are a number of ways to do so legally. As assets go, real estate is one of the most ”exible options.Small-company stocks stumble after strong start to 2018Small-company stocks have stumbled after racking up strong gains for much of this year. Investors favored those stocks as tensions between the U.S. and its biggest trading partners escalated, betting their greater reliance on the domestic economy would keep them insulated from tariffs and other trade disruptions versus large multinationals. Lately, though, the market has shrugged off trade worries while other trends, such as rising interest rates, are making smaller companies less attractive.Nike deeply concerned by disturbing Ronaldo rape claimLONDON „ Pressure is building on Cristiano Ronaldo from his sponsors after Nike joined EA Sports in expressing deep concern with the rape allegation facing the soccer star. The “ve-time world player of the year has denied the claim. Late Thursday night, he received public backing from his Italian club, Juventus, shortly after Nike issued its statement to The Associated Press. Nike has had a contract with Ronaldo, one of the wealthiest and most famous soccer players in the world, since 2003.Musk takes swipe at SEC on heels of fraud settlementSAN FRANCISCO „ Tesla CEO Elon Musk is apparently taunting the government agency that accused him of duping investors just days after negotiating a settlement to keep his job. Musk jabbed the Securities and Exchange Commission on his Twitter account, the same agency that went after him for declaring he had secured “nancing for a Tesla buyout. In a Thursday tweet, Musk praised the Shortseller Enrichment CommissionŽ for doing incredible work.Ž Short sellers are investors who bet on a stocks decline.Aid groups now using the same data technology as bitcoinLONDON „ The data technology that underpins virtual currencies like bitcoin is now also used to deliver aid more ef“ciently. So-called blockchain lowers the risk of bribes and fraud by local of“cials, a longstanding problem in the industry. It keeps a record of all transactions and buyers, making sure recipients get their goods without the added costs of graft or bank transfer fees. And donors can track the use of their aid money, all the way to the refugee family it helps survive.Signs emerge that rising rates could hinder small businessesNEW YORK „ Rising interest rates typically rank low on small-business owners list of problems, but some warning signs are starting to emerge. Higher rates are already starting to bite into some businesses bottom lines, and the effect is likely to get stronger as the Federal Reserve continues to raise rates amid the strong economy. The Fed made its latest move last week, raising its benchmark rate by a quarter of a percentage point, and economists expect one more increase in December and at least a couple more next year.Thousands of San Francisco hotel workers join strikeSAN FRANCISCO „ Thousands of housekeepers, cooks and other hotel workers are on strike at Marriottowned hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area after months of negotiating for a wage increase. Unite Here Local 2 union spokesman Ted Waechter says about 2,500 Marriott hotel workers are picketing Thursday outside seven hotels in downtown San Francisco, one of the citys busiest tourist areas. Marriott says the hotels will continue to operate normally. Hotel workers also went on strike in San Jose.GM, Honda team up to produce self-driving vehicleGeneral Motors and Honda are teaming up on self-driving vehicle technology as big automakers and tech giants race to develop the next generation of personal transportation. Japans Honda Motor Co. will invest $2.75 billion in the autonomous vehicle unit run by General Motors Co., called GM Cruise, which is considered a leader in the nascent industry. The goal, the companies said Wednesday, is to develop an autonomous vehicle that can be produced at a high volume and deployed globally. They will also explore commercial ways to use the Cruise network around the world.BUSINESS BRIEFS


D6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 7, 2018 By SAMANTHA MASUNAGATHE ASSOCIATED PRESSMeat-processing company JBS Tolleson Inc. is recalling 6.5 million pounds of raw beef products, sold under several brands, that may be contaminated with salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday. The recalled products were sold in stores nationwide and were packaged between July 26 and Sept. 7. Brands include Cedar River Farms, Gourmet Burger, Grass Run Farms and Showcase, among others. Full lists of affected products and product labels are available on the USDAs website. The list of affected products includes brands named JBS genericŽ and Showcase/Walmart.Ž A JBS spokeswoman said she couldnt say whether the meat was labeled that way when sold to consumers or whether it bore the names of various store brands. Affected products have the establishment number EST. 267Ž inside the USDA mark of inspection. People should throw the products away or return them to the place of purchase, the USDA said, expressing concern that some of the beef might be in buyers freezers. The USDAs food safety and inspection arm began to trace ground beef products after being noti“ed Sept. 5 of an investigation into cases of people infected with Salmonella Newport. It said 57 people from 16 states had become sick. Common symptoms of salmonella infection begin after 12 to 72 hours and include abdominal cramps, diarrhea and fever. They usually last four to seven days. 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PAGE 47 October 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D7By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ The economy should grow at a healthy pace this year and next, though the Trump administrations trade policy will likely act as a drag, a group of business economists said. Growth should reach 2.9 percent this year, according to a survey of 51 economists by the National Association for Business Economics, released Monday. That would be up from just 2.3 percent in 2017. And growth is forecast to be 2.7 percent in 2019, the survey found. Overall, the economists are slightly more optimistic than they were when last surveyed three months ago. Buoyed by solid consumer spending and a healthy increase in business investment, the survey respondents expect the economy will overcome any negative impacts from higher tariffs. Just over half of the respondents expect that the next recession wont arrive until 2020 at the earliest, while one-third said it wouldnt occur until 2021. In”ation should remain in check, the survey found, rising to just 2.5 percent this year from 2.1 percent last year. Yet price gains will then likely moderate to 2.3 percent in 2019, the survey said. Still, worries over trade policy have darkened the outlook for many. Nearly 80 percent of the economists surveyed cut their growth forecasts for next year by up to onehalf a percentage point, the NABE said, because of trade concerns. The Trump administration has slapped tariffs on most steel and aluminum imports and on nearly half the imports from China. And one-half of the respondents have increased their in”ation forecasts because of the import taxes. More economists cited trade policyŽ as the greatest risk to future growth, the NABE said, than any other issue. Higher interest rates and a large drop in the stock market were tied as the second-most likely risk, while just a few economists cited rising in”ation and labor shortagesŽ as risks to growth.US economists optimistic about growth, worried about tariffs THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this March “le photo, a man standing on the bow of a Golden Gate Ferry takes a picture of a container ship as it heads towar d the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Economic growth should reach 2.9 percent this year, according to a survey of 51 economists by the Nati onal Association for Business Economics, released Monday, Oct. 1. adno=3617938-1 FRANKIE BURKELic. € Bonded € InsuredOver 30 Years In BusinessŽPhone .....................(863) 465-0371 Cell Phone .............(863) 441-3625 Fax .........................(863)€ 13 Triangle Park € Lake Placid, FL 33852 Premiere Dock Builders: Better Docks, Prices & Service!(863) 465-0371 BOATHOUSES € DOCKS € SEAWALLSadno=3617947-1adno=3605631-1NEW CONSTRUCTION 211 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870 Call Today 863-414-6570 Rona Port Realtor Call Today 863-414-1450 Elease DeYoung Realtor Florida Properties Group PROPERTIES ARE SELLING...I CAN SELL YOURS TOO!SEND ME YOUR LISTINGS!! This 2BR, 2BA home is a one owner & has never been on the market for sale. Offers a open floor plan and great kitchen that has a large pantry. This 2BR/2BA home has been renovated w/all new flooring, bathroom updated & painting in all enteria. Tubular skylight in kitchen, family room w/passthou from kitchen. Light & bright w/bay window in living room.$119,000VANTAGE POINTE 3BR/2BA, NEW NEW Kitchen, bathrooms, Thermopane windows, flooring, fixtures, roof, HW heater, well pump. Master suite has walk-in closet. Xtra deep garage for workshop. Do not miss this one! REDUCED!$175,000 AVON PARK UNDER CONTRACTVANTAGE POINTE VANTAGE POINTEadno=3617855-1 Property on 1/2 acre may be just a 1BR, 1BA has been updated,feels very spacious w/extended kitchen/dining area separated by an island complete w/additional storage & display shelves. Completely tiled throughout. The carport has been converted into a large screen porch. $89,000 LAKE PLACID NEW LISTING 2141 Lakeview Drive € Sebring, FL 33870 € THE ELLIOTT TEAM OF HIGHLANDS COUNTYNorm Elliott (863) 443-0480 Mandy Elliott (863) 273-2861 Matt Nelson (863) 273-3412 The Elliott Team Ranked #1 In Highlands County for the 5th Year In A Row Sprawling home nestled on 3 acres of tranquility. 3BR, 2BA (Amazing master on-suite), 2 car garage + detached 2 car garage/ workshop. Golf course frontage.To hear a pre-recorded message with property details, call (800)) 601-6476 Ext. 9063 3 ACRES HALF ACRE 1 ACRE LAKE JUNE POOLLive the best of both worlds. Priceless Lake Istokpoga views from front and canal to Istokpoga in back. Caged Pool, Granite Kitchen, 3BR, 3BA, 2 Car Garage, Dock & Boathouse! Pristine!To hear a pre-recorded message with property details, call (800)) 601-6476 Ext. 8893WOW! 1 Acre on Lake June! 2005 Custom Built 4BR, 2.5BA with attached 2 car garage. 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