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HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 301 | $1.25 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919 An Edition Of The Sun Sunday, October 28, 2018 Local Sports ...................... B1 Lottery .............. SPORTS WIRE Obituaries ........................ A7 Business .......................... D1 Classifieds ...................... D3-6 Comics ................ NEWS WIRE Real Estate Sunday ............... C1 Viewpoints ....................... A6 Weather ............. SPORTS WIREGood morning To Peter Hamlet Thanks for reading! TheNewsSun By MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ The Sun n Lake of Sebring Improvement District met on Oct. 26 at their community center, and the Board of Supervisors discussed the remodeling of the lanai for the Island View Lakefront Restaurant & Pub. The board unanimously passed a resolution to approve an agreement with Polston Engineering for architectural services. Polston Engineering obtained a proposal from local architect Michael Grif“th for a not-to-exceed price of $18,590 for the lanai remodel. The board of supervisors is considering enclosing the porch areas for more air conditioned dining space. Tanya Cannady, general manager for Sun n Lake, told the board, Mr. Grif“th will be able to start the project next week.Ž Grif“th will be meeting with the board and district staff to discuss details regarding the project on Monday, Oct. 29. Supervisor Dan Stegall suggested that the board consider a type of removable divider that would allow the lanai area to be partitioned off for meetings and opened up as needed. Stegall felt that this type of ”exibility might attract more business for the restaurant. The partitioning will be discussed again at the meeting on Oct. 29. Supervisor Ray Brooks expressed his frustration with the interior of the dining area of the Island View Restaurant. He agreed with updating the lanai furniture, but he felt that the rest of the interior needed to renovated as well. Resident Bill Norcross agreed with Brooks that the dining room needed upgrades. Supervisor Joe Branson requested that Cliff Easum, golf club general manager, provide a monthly report about golf memberships so that the board could see trends in the gol“ng. The report would also enable the board to see the impact of changes in golf fees on actual golf play. Easum told the board, October and November are trending strong at the club. A lot of groups are Sun n Lake discusses remodeling of Island View Restaurant MELISSA MAIN/STAFFMichael Grith, architect, will be providing the architectural drawings for enclosing the porch areas on the Island View Restaurant. Grith spoke to the board and discussed his quali“cations to perform the project. By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ The Sebring High School Air Force Junior ROTC program presented an overview of its goals and community involvement for the 2018-19 school year at a recent School Board of Highlands County meeting. Cadets infomed the School Board of their units goals including the Cadet Impact Goals, which calls for 80 percent of current active cadets to maintain a 2.0 GPA or better for the 2018-19 school year; 75 percent of cadets will earn an average score of 80 percent or better for uniform wear and the cadet corps leadership will involve at least 50 percent of the cadet corps in leadership activities. The units School Impact Goals call for the cadets to perform three recruiting trips to each middle school Sebring High Jr. ROTC sets goals COURTESY PHOTORepresentatives (cadets and instructors) of the Sebring High School Air Force Junior ROTC program at Mondays meeting of the School Board of Highlands County. By ROBERT MILLERNEWS CLERKU.S. Army Sergeant First Class, retired U.S. Army, Jerry Harris wears many hats. Hes a father, he loves old horror movies, enjoys YouTube and is the proud owner of a black, 2003 Terminator Cobra Mustang convertible. Now he can add homeowner to that list. Harris served in the United States Army for 25 years where he served four combat tours including time in Panama when Manuel Noriega was in power. Harris now suffers from a traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress and pain in his lower back, neck and shoulders, all related to his deployment. He also went through two wives and had six children. The “rst three children are all grown up and living their own lives, but he still had a 12-year-old son and disabled eight-yearold daughter at home. Harris wanted to leave something to his kids other than his bills. Harris started the process six years ago when his wife at the time found Operation Homefront on the internet. The non-pro“ts Homes on the Homefront program provides veterans and their families with the opportunity to move into a home while working directly with a caseworker to learn and plan for owning a home. This particular home, located in Lake Placid, was donated by Veteran receives mortgage-free home COURTESY PHOTOOperation Homefront Housing Manager Rachel Boyd welcomes Army veteran Jerry Harris to Lake Placid with a mortgage-free home donated by JPMorgan Chase & Co. By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ The 19th annual Highlands County Ag-Venture, a hands-on school “eld day about Florida agriculture for third-graders, will be held Nov. 14-16. Funded through donations and powered by dozens of volunteers, Ag-Venture provides a memorable and fun learning experience for third-graders from public and private schools. A Fred Wild Elementary teacher and a Woodlawn Elementary teacher shared their Ag-Venture experiences over the years and how it has impacted their students. But “rst, adults and the rest of the family and community can support the effort and see what it is all about at Night Time Ag-Venture, Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Highlands County Fair Grounds. The steak dinner, from 4:306:30 p.m., is eat in or take out, rain or shine, and the cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children. There will be guided tours, at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., of the Ag-Venture stations the children will participate in during the day. Also, entertainment starts at 5 p.m. on the outside stage. For advance dinner tickets, call 863-441-1317 or purchase at the gate or Highlands County Farm Bureau. Also, volunteers are still need „ contact Darlene Phypers at Ag-Venture impactTeachers share how the agricultural learning experience affects their students FILE PHOTOSThird-graders plant Boston ferns at the ornamental horticulture station at Highlands County Ag-Venture. 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A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 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 Allen Moody, Highlands Sun Editor Weekend Editor 863-386-5841 allen.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 dispute between roommates allegedly turned physical, and a concerned neighbor calls the Sebring Police Department for help. On Wednesday, Sebring Police Department arrested Elie Francois Jean Aimee, 57, of Sebring. Jean Aimee was charged with aggravated battery on a person with a deadly weapon. A Sebring police officer arrived at the residence at approximately 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday. The officer spoke to the victim who stated that she had lived in the residence for a month-and-a-half. According to the victims statement, the relationship was only friendly, not romantic, but she decided to move out of the residence because Jean Aimee had gotten grabby.Ž She had arrived at the house earlier that day to remove her belongings, the victim said. When she returned to the house, the victim and Jean Aimee began a verbal confrontation that turned physical, the report states. The victim said Jean Aimee opened the front door of the residence and was holding the machete he usually keeps in his bedroom. He then grabbed the victim by her left arm and her hair and tried to pull her into the residence, the report states. The victim reported that Jean Aimee swung the machete at her and she believes that the handle hit the ring finger on her left hand. The officer noted the tip of her ring finger on her left hand was red and swollen. The physical altercation continued, and the suspect allegedly pushed the victim up against the inside of the front door while it was open, which caused the victim to fall to the ground and break the key off the upper deadbolt lock. The officer did note that the key was broken off of the front door. The victim said that after the key was broken, the key chain fell to the ground, and she picked it up in case Jean Aimee pulled her inside and she had to get out. Jean Aimee told the officer that the confrontation was only verbal, not physical, and the officer was unable to locate a machete. The officer reported seeing a surveillance system in Jean Aimees bedroom, but the suspect stated it was not working and would not review it. The officer also talked with a neighbor who reported hearing and seeing a disturbance between the victim and the suspect from across the street. The neighbor told the officer that she heard a loud bang from across the street. A short time later the neighbor reported seeing both the victim and the suspect outside the residence pushing each other. The neighbor reported that it appeared that the victim was trying to get inside the residence and the suspect was trying to keep her outside the house. The witness allegedly stepped outside the residence and yelled, stopŽ several times. The witness told the officer that the victim yelled, He has a knife.Ž Leave,Ž the witness allegedly replied to the victim. Although the witness did not see a knife or machete at any point, she went back inside her residence and called for help, the report states.Sebring man accused of aggravated battery JEAN AIMEEBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERAVON PARK „ A two-vehicle accident resulted in a roll over on Friday afternoon. According to a Highlands County Sheriffs Deputy on the scene, there were no injuries. The accident report was not ready as of time of press time on Friday. Janire Cerapio was the driver of a Nissan Rogue. She said she was headed east on W. Walnut Street and stopped her car at the corner of S. Florida Avenue and W. Walnut Street. Upon entering the intersection to cross the street and continue on W. Walnut, her car collided with a black Ford F-150 extended cab pick up truck. Witnesses say the Ford pickup truck was headed south on S. Florida Avenue. The Rogue had heavy front end damage and came to rest facing east southeast in the intersection. The Ford rolled over onto the drivers side and landed facing north on S. Florida Avenue. The Rogue had three children, ages 4, 5 and 7 who Cerapio just picked up from school. A deputy at the scene said there were two people in the Ford and a dog. No one had any injuries and no one was taken to the hospital. Highlands County Sheriffs Of“ce was joined by City of Avon Park Fire Department and Highlands County EMS. Cerapio was visibly shaken but said she was uninjured. Im just happy to be alive and have my babies safe,Ž she said. I just bought the car last month but it can be replaced. My babies cant.Ž Cerapios sister, Maria Velez who was taking care of the kids and helping her sister, remarked that the residential roads in the neighborhood can be very dangerous. The driver of the Ford and its passengers were not readily identi“ed. Fault will be assigned after the investigation is complete.Roll over wreck had no injuries KIM LEATHERMAN/STAFFA rollover accident in Avon Park Friday afternoon did not have any injuries. KAYLA LASURE/WATAUGA DEMOCRATThe Honda motorcycle of David and Nancy Drach of Lake Placid lies wrecked on the shoulder of North Carolina State Road 194 South, shortly after lumber falling o the ”atbed truck in the background caused them to wreck. 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If an overhead trafc-sig nal sensor being tested on the Parkway at Scenic Highway works well, its possible that having one at Memorial would shave time needed to x that intersection. Its academic right now, he said: He doesnt have a cost estimate yet, and once he does, the county and city of Sebring who share jurisdiction of that site would have to ask for bids from a contractor. The county does not have its own milling machine, Howerton said, but milling the asphalt would be part of the work, so a contractor needs to be able to do that. Likewise, Howerton said hed like to see one contractor do all the work needed at Parkway and Memorial, to further save time and save the inherent difculty of coordinating more than one company at the same time. Its a busy intersection, providing an interchange for trafc heading to and from U.S. 27, downtown Sebring and even down town Avon Park, by way of Memorial. It also provides access to three shopping plazas, two of them through Memorial, just one block off the U.S. 27 and Park way/Schumacher Road intersection, which alone carries 50,000 car trips per day. Relief for those two intersections wont arrive until the end of 2019, when Sebring Parkway Phase III gets done. The 2023 prediction for trafc at Memorial and College Drives, with the addition of Parkway Phase III and a trafc roundabout, is 10,000 cars per day, Howerton said. Its only expected to go up to 15,000 per day by 2040, he said. A 2012 trafc study done for South Florida State College by Tindale-Oliver & Associates Inc. of Bar tow said, without Phase III, trafc in 2020 just two years from now could average between 8,000-9,000 trips per day on Memorial Drive and as high as 12,500 per day on State Road 17 between Avon Park and Sebring. With Phase III and a tra ditional T-road intersec tion on Memorial Drive, trafc counts on Memo rial Drive could drop to 5,500-6,500 trips per day south of College Drive, the study said. On S.R. 17, trip counts could drop to less than 9,000 trips per day, and Phase III would handle 7,700 inter-city trips. The roundabout was added to the plan by former county engineer Ramon Gavarrete to make for smoother trafc ow at the Memorial and Parkway/College Drive point. For now though, the Parkway at Memorial Drive could see a signif icant portion of those 10,000 trips from Memo rial, added to its Parkway through-trafc. Shutting down a lane at a time anywhere near that disrupts motorists, Howerton said. Shutting down the whole Park way/Memorial junction is not an option. Meanwhile, heavy truck tires and constant use has worn potholes and groves in the pavement. The intersection has needed work for while, but Howerton said one reason that work has been delayed, aside from budgets, is that reinstall ing trafc sensor loops takes a lot of work, once the pavement has cured, to go back in and re-cut the pavement to install the sensors. Cutting the pavement also lets water get under the road surface, he said. An overhead sensor might avoid that, he said. They are more expensive $13,000 each versus $10,000 to reinstall the loops but they keep working during and after the repaving work, and trafc would move through more smoothly both during and after construction. Howerton has already said that the overhead sensor at Scenic Highway took two months to get. Theyre on back order now, he said. Plus, that one is slated to go to the Parkways 90-degree turn once that spot becomes a threeway intersection. Parkway/Memorial needs improvement Overhead sensor might shave work time PHIL ATTINGER/STAFF The westbound view of Sebring Parkway at Memorial Drive shows several potholes leading up to the intersection. By KIM LEATHERMAN S TAFF W RITER LAKE PLACID Prin cesses and pirates, ghosts and ghouls will be roaming the streets of downtown soon. The fth anniversary of the Lake Placid Community Event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Interlake Boulevard and Main Avenue will be closed to motorists at 5 p.m. Be prepared to detour. Several traditions that have formed over the years will continue. Interlake Boulevard and Main Avenue will have individuals and business vendors handing out candy, coloring books and even play games for trick-or treaters at this not-so-scary event. Vehicles will line the thoroughfares for trunkor-treaters, where trunks get transformed into different themed Hal loween motifs. Some are a bit scary, while others are just silly. New this year is a haunted house host ed by Michael Rios of Renshinkan Karate, also known as the Heymans Martial Arts studio. Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler said there will be signs to direct people to the new and otherworld ly house. Another highlight that is sure to be a favorite tradition is the outdoor movies at the Lake Placid Journal off of Main Ave. The owners of the com plex, Elizabeth and Ken LeBlanc, will be showing the kids movie Hotel Transylvania at 8 p.m. The Halloween event was the brainchild of Fansler after he saw the dangers of hundreds of kids walking down CR 621 in the dark, wear ing dark costumes with trafc nearby. If they choose not to attend the downtown event, I encourage parents to make sure their children wear highly visible, pos sibly reective clothing, Fansler said. Anything that will make them visible to trafc. Parents will want to check candy before allowing any to be consumed. Parents may also want to visit the Sheriffs website to check neighborhoods for any/all sexual offenders. Parents may want to make a plan for getting separated during trickor-treating. Have a meet ing place and time in the event a child or parent cannot nd the other. Fansler and his staff of ofcers will be patrolling the event and have safe ty plans in place. However, if they come to the downtown event, we vet our applicants and the route is blocked off and safe. If they attend the event down town, LPPD will have a booth set up in front of the PD as well as several ofcers out along the route. By MELISSA MAIN S TAFF W RITER LAKE PLACID A trafc stop at the inter section of Lake Mirror Drive and US 27 ended with deputies discov ering over 20 grams of cannabis on the pas senger. On Wednesday, High lands County Sheriffs Ofce arrested Thomas Nicholas Timm, 20, of Lake Placid. Timm was charged with posses sion of over 20 grams of marijuana and posses sion of drug equipment. A deputy saw a ma roon Nissan Maxima approach the intersec tion of Holmes Avenue and CR 29 and report edly fail to come to a complete stop. Due to trafc, the deputy was not able to conduct the stop until the driver turned onto Lake Mirror Drive from US 27. When explaining the reason for the trafc stop, the passenger became visibly nervous, with his arms and legs shaking, the deputy reported. The deputy requested that a K-9 complete a free air sniff. The deputy queried the driver and passen ger information using his mobile computer terminal and wrote a written warning for the driver, Morgan Keck, for failing to come to a complete stop at the sign. The deputy with the K-9 reported that he had received a posi tive result from his K-9 partner. Based on this result, the deputies conducted a search of the vehicle and found a hand-rolled cannabis cigarette on the front passenger oorboard directly where Timm was sitting. Deputies also found two clear bags of a green leafy substance that tested positive for cannabis, the report states. The total weight of the cannabis was reported to be 29.6 grams. Timm was placed under arrest and was transported to the jail. The driver was report edly taken by EMS for medical reasons, and the vehicle was re moved from the scene by a family member of the driver. LPs Community Halloween adds new features Lake Placid man charged with cannabis possession TIMM In th e CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion SPREAD THE NEWS! There s something for ever yone in the Sniff Out A Great Bargain Using The Classifieds Need that hardto -f ind it em? Find it in the Classifieds


A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 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 SUNOUR 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 A state representative is elected to a two-year term to make and pass state laws. This person will serve the people of a speci“c state district. He or she can offer amendments to our state constitution and will have to serve on committees. A state representative has an extremely busy schedule, carrying out a vast scope of work in order to best represent his or her constitutions. Their job as an elected of“cial may be seen as a full-time job on part-time hours as they may continue to work their normalŽ job as much as possible. The Florida state representative earns a modest salary to do the work. The elected of“cial is limited to four two-year terms in this capacity. Geographically, District 55 is one of the largest districts in the state of Florida. It encompasses Highlands, Glades and Okeechobee counties, as well as part of St. Lucie. This years election sees two quali“ed candidates going head to head to serve District 55. One is an experienced incumbent nearing the end of his third term; the other is an enthusiastic newcomer to the political role. Both candidates made health care, education and economic development among their top priorities. They both agree that it is important to have a network of people whom they can bounce ideas off of and rely on to learn more about issues that may not be in their main focus. According to, the incumbent last sponsored or co-sponsored a bill in March 2017. He didnt vote on “ve of the 18 bills introduced since his co-sponsored bill. When talking about the issues of concern, Audrey Asciutto talks about the need for more affordable housing in the district she hopes to serve. When talking about improving education in the state, she reminds us she has a vested interest. The single mother of three has a child in high school, one in middle school and one in elementary school. If elected, she pledges to continue to be a visible part of Highlands County. She will talk with her childrens teachers and hear the concerns of other people as she shops in the local stores. She believes she knows how to communicate with her constituents in a way that they will understand her and she will understand them. The incumbent, Cary Pigman, has had six years in of“ce, during which time he has sponsored or co-sponsored six bills, according to In March 2017, he co-sponsored a bill that authorized residents to challenge school textbooks. However, our education system is still a mess with Highlands Countys district ranked 57th in the states 67 counties. Poverty is a concern for citizens of Highlands County. The countys poverty rate „ 38.8 percent in Avon Park, 27.2 percent in Sebring and 54.7 percent in Lake Placid „ exceeds the national average of 14 percent, according to government data from 2015-2016 that was analyzed by Data USA. The county is one of the states worst recovered 12 counties from the recent depression. Six years is a long time to be in of“ce without seeing more improvement than we have. While its hard to ignore experience and six years of dedication, we feel its time for a change. Audrey Asciuttos overall enthusiasm and fresh look at the districts problems is why the Highlands News-Sun endorses her for State Representative for District 55.State Representative District 55One life?What is the value of one human life? Many countries are pondering that very thought after the horri“c murder of Jamel Khashoggi by members of the Saudi Arabian government. It is now clear that someone from Saudi Arabia ordered that killing and now several countries are concerned about their bottom line, as they all have “nancial deals in the works with the Saudis. Spain has a $2 billion deal, Canada has a $13 billion contract and we know the United States has a $110 billion arms deal pending. All of these deals involve thousands of jobs and a big boost to the economies of these countries. The con”ict now is between human rights and dignity and the bottom line,Ž in the ledger. Russia has claimed that their dealings with the Saudis wont be changed and why should they? Putin has been accused of several Russian defectors deaths, but he simply denies that and nothing happens. So one more death is not important. The Saudis, on the other hand, simply tell the rest of us that if you mess with us, we will either stop the oil or price it through the roof. The rest of the world has been a slave to Middle East oil for a hundred years and cant seem to get their act together. So now with this worldwide drama unfolding, what do we do? It is either human rights and the value of human life, or the pocket book. Thousands of people will be affected with the decisions of the higher ups. If all the world thinks about are “nancial deals with the Saudis, the world is in a world of hurt.Hal Graves SebringCivics ignoranceRecently I have read how disturbingly ignorant many younger people are about our nations founding, its government and basic events in our history. This came as no surprise as Ive witnessed it “rsthand. I once worked with a lady in her 40s who thought the nations capital was in Washington State and was foggy on where that was except that it was somewhere out west. During the last presidential campaign, a prominent media channel did interviews on public streets interviewing people with questions as to when election day was, who was in the running, etc. I dont knowŽ was a common answer. Students and older adults were asked if they could identify photos of prominent political “gures. Answers ranged from, Isnt she / he some actress?Ž to No idea who that is.Ž One question concerned the year our Constitution was signed. A college student replied, Wasnt that in the 1980s?Ž The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which sponsors a civics survey, determined the following: Seventy-two percent of respondents either incorrectly identi“ed or were unsure of which states were part of the 13 original states; Only 24 percent could correctly identify one thing Benjamin Franklin was famous for, with 37 percent believing he invented the light bulb; Only 24 percent knew the correct answer as to why the colonists fought the British; Twelve percent incorrectly thought WWII General Dwight Eisenhower led troops in the Civil War; 6 percent thought he was a Vietnam War general; and While most knew the cause of the Cold War, 2 percent said climate change. Its estimated that only 19 percent of those under 45 would pass a basic citizenship test. Equally alarming is the indifferent attitude of some toward voting. Excuses range from, I dont have time.Ž to I dont know who to vote for.Ž Well, I say make time and study the candidates and proposed measures. Your future as well as that of the local municipalities, your state and your nation depend upon it.Warren Pender SebringOUR VIEW I read the news today, oh boy. And by readŽ I mean skimmed. And by newsŽ I mean aggregates. And by todayŽ I mean round-the-clock. And by oh boyŽ I mean Im suffering from email newsletter overload. Pretty much every major news outlet has joined the booming newsletter business. The Washington Post proudly declares that it now publishes 65 „ yes, 65 „ different newsletters. In fact, the other day I read in a newsletter published by Politico that the Post is looking for a newsletter editor to support a wide portfolio of editorial products that have become an essential part of the Posts success in reaching and retaining readers.Ž Indeed, most publishers use newsletters as loss leaders to reach and retain „ although a few of these missives thrive as pro“t making, standalone publications. Its high tide for those who enjoy having news pinged at them relentlessly in numbered and bulleted form. The modern newsletter era got serious in 2007 when the veteran Washington newshound Mike Allen began emailing his Politico Playbook.Ž Allen has a knack for ferreting out the most compelling nuggets in other peoples stories and summarizing them, Walter Winchell-style. Two years ago he moved his newsletter to Axios, while Politico continued to produce PlaybookŽ „ which has mushroomed to 10 different regional editions. The ability to simply click-to-receive scores of newsletters presents the same sort of problem for me as doughnuts do at an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. I start most days with Morning Brie“ngŽ from The New York Times and The 10-PointŽ newsletter from the Wall Street Journal. I read Mike Allen plus several editions of PlaybookŽ along with its sister, Morning Media,Ž and its politically-focused cousin, Morning Score.Ž I read the Posts Morning 202,Ž which might be the most wordy newsletter on the market. Then I skim newsletters from a dozen local and regional newspapers before turning my attention to NFL Daily,Ž IP Law360Ž and a passel of other soft-news newsletters. This continues through afternoon and evening updates, until the day winds down with The Times Evening Brie“ngŽ at dinner and CNNs Reliable SourcesŽ at bedtime. Im embarrassed to say this is by no means my complete list. So whats happening here, to news organizations and consumers? For most publishers, the newsletter gambit is yet another attempt to recover from the ghastly miscalculation decades ago to ignore the Internets pro“t potential. Publishers belatedly erected pay walls, but many readers had already slipped away. Done right, newsletters are useful marketing tools to entice readers to click their way back to a paying mode. Done wrong, they are just another example of squandering valuable content on an audience of freeloaders. As I write this, the Boston Globe has announced its Metro HeadlinesŽ newsletter, declaring: Its free, just like our other two dozen newsletters.Ž The New York Times then unveiled its 56th newsletter: Five Weeknight Dishes,Ž described as weeknight recipes for busy people who still want something good to eat.Ž Makes sense to me. Im a busy person because I cant stop clicking. I could use a daily newsletter aggregating the very best of the days newsletters. Peter Funt is a writer and speaker. His book, Cautiously Optimistic,Ž is available at and many newsletters do you receive?COLUMNISTPeter Funt

PAGE 6 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7Marie F. LaFlamMarie F. LaFlam, 89, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 in Sebring, Florida. She was born on July 1, 1929 to the late Francis M. and Ethel (Neide) Anderson in Westmont, New Jersey. Having been a resident of Avon Park, Florida since 1954, Marie moved to the area from Runnemede, New Jersey. She worked in food service for The School Board of Highlands County, was a member of the Avon Park Band Association, and was of the Baptist faith. Marie is survived by her children, Tom LaFlam (Margie) of Mulberry, Florida, Larry C. LaFlam (Donna) of Avon Park, Florida, Dale LaFlam (Judy) of Basinger, Florida and Terry L. LaFlam (Debbie) of Avon Park, Florida; 10 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her “rst husband, Bill Williams; second husband, Francis A. LaFlam and brother, Charles Anderson. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home in Avon Park with a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Bougainvillea Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33870. Services entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 111 E. Circle St., Avon Park, FL 33825. Online condolences may be left at BenschoterRick Benschoter, 66, of Reddick, Florida, left this earth for Heaven on Sept. 19, 2018 to be reunited with his mother Betty, father Harvey, and brother Roni. Born in Colorado, Rick and family moved to Sebring in 1962. He graduated from Sebring High School in 1970. While attending school in Sebring, he was a standout in football and track, and exhibited prize steers in the Highlands County fairs. Being the son of a rancher, Rick naturally had to try his hand at rodeos, winning prize silver and gold buckles, he always cherished. As an adult, Rick turned his sports enthusiasm to auto racing. He became a lifelong fan, including building and racing his own stock cars. Rick is survived by his loving wife, Roberta Marie Benschoter of Reddick, Florida; sons, Derek of Gainesville, Florida and Darin of Bloomington, Illinois; daughter, Amber of Williston, Florida; “ve grandchildren, one great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Rick also leaves behind his brothers, Ross Benschoter (Chris) of Sebring and Reed (Nancy) of Hiram, Georgia. He will be greatly missed by all. Although he lived in several states and cities through the years, Rick always considered Sebring his hometown, where he maintained some of his fondest memories and longest friendships. He will forever remain in Sebring (Pinecrest) hoping his friends and family will drop by now and again to say hello. A visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon at the Morris Funeral Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave. in Sebring, Florida. In lieu of ”owers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society or to Hospice of Marion County (Legacy House), P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478. In Memory of Rick Benschoter.Ž Deane CarrDr. Diana Deane Carr, 69, of Sebring, Florida died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 from complications due to a stroke. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Sebring. Funeral and burial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at St. Pauls Episcopal Church and Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. A trailblazer and creative spirit, Diana was one of the “rst female orthopaedic surgeons in the U.S. and a licensed pilot. She read two to three books per week, was an accomplished gourmet cook and seamstress, had a photographic memory, and was a caring friend and community supporter. Diana treated patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists. She was certi“ed by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Her long list of achievements included being the areas only orthopaedic surgeon certi“ed as a hand specialist. She was consistently named as a Top Doctor.Ž She was a proud member of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, promoting the professional growth and leadership of female orthopaedic surgeons. Diana was born on Oct. 9, 1949, in Washington, D.C., to the Rev. Dabney J. Carr III and Leontine Jones Carr. She is survived by siblings, Linda CarrKraft and husband Sam of Powhatan, Virginia, Cary Carr Cox of Raleigh, North Carolina, Martha Carr of Austin, Texas and Dabney J. Carr IV and wife Laura of Richmond, Virginia; as well as a number of cousins, nephews and a niece who will miss her dearly. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Highlands County, P.O. Box 833, Sebring, FL 33871 or The Salvation Army Sebring, P.O. Box 1843, Sebring, FL 33871.Annie StatenAnnie Katherine Staten, 71, of Lake Placid, Florida went home to be with her Lord on Friday morning, Oct. 26, 2018 at her residence. She was the daughter of Annie and Peter Moskwa. She was born on April 7, 1947 in Bayshore, New York. Annie was a retired registered nurse and was of the Christian faith. Annie moved to Lake Placid from Fort Lauderdale 20 years ago. Annie was an active member of several organizations including the Lake Placid Womens Club, American Legion Placid Post 25 Ladies Auxiliary, Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 and Lake Placid Moose Lodge. Annie was an avid reader who enjoyed a great book and a good round of golf. She loved to be with her family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, James. A service to celebrate Annies life will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at the Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid. A visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting Arrangements entrusted with the Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid. 863-465-4134. OBITUARIES GET LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE...YOU! IF YOU HEAR OF A GREAT STORY OR NEWS TIP, PLEASE EMAIL US!newstips@ newssun.comto recruit incoming freshmen and receive a minimum of 50 statements of intent and 45 percent of current cadets will participate in extracurricular activities outside of the Air Force JROTC program during the school year. The Cadets also updated the School Board on the units new Leadership Development Requirements involving the after school teams that include: color guard, drill, ”ag detail, Raiders (“tness), StellarExplorers and tutoring/youth group. The Community Impact Goals include: performing an average of 15 hours of community service per cadet and sponsoring the schools blood drives and collect a total of 200 pints of blood for the school year. It was noted that the current enrollment of the unit is 105, but it will drop to 104 with one cadet moving this week. The units instructional staff is comprised of Mark Colbert, Colonel, USAF (Retired) and Dennis Green, Chief Master Sgt., USAF (Retired).SEBRINGFROM PAGE 1Ausing the restaurant and golf course.Ž Ariel Starling, community service director, informed the board about community events. Approximately 100 people had already signed up for the Trick or Trot run/walk. She also updated the board about the new program, Coffee and Conversations, that provides an opportunity for businesses and organizations to talk to residents. Tom Kosty addressed the board during public comment time and expressed his concern over change orders. He asked Cannady about her ability to authorize change orders. Cannady con“rmed that she could approve a change order under $10,000. Kosty asked her how often she could authorize the change orders, but she told him that she would need to research the information and get back to him. Earlier in the meeting, Cannady had mentioned her ability to authorize a change order, but she also told the board that she would inform them about the decision and make sure they were aware of any changes that needed to take place. Kosty was also concerned that the district had been unable to “nd records from recent years, and he de“ned that as anything within the last 10 years. Chrissy Hardman, records management liason, told Kosty that the district followed the minimum regulations of the State of Florida. Kosty responded, as you read through the law, it points out these are minimums. Hardman told Kosty that sometimes records were kept longer, but it was their policy to follow state guidelines. She also told Kosty that he could come examine the records in her of“ce to see the record keeping system for himself. Cannady clari“ed by saying, We dont have a district policy.Ž Sun n Lake simply follows the requirements set forth by the state. Kosty told the staff that he would like to see a policy on the destruction of public records. When he was reminded about his three-minute time limit, he told the board that imposing the time limit was a recent occurrence and he did not agree with the time limit. Kosty also told the board and staff to keep in mind that the public, or the people, are the ones paying the bills. Supervisor Ray Brooks encouraged the board members to consider sending out surveys to gather input from residents about adding recreational opportunities at Sun n Lake. We should ask people what they think about the proposed activities, he said. The next meeting for the board of supervisors will be Friday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m.REMODELFROM PAGE 1AJPMorgan Chase & Co. Harris was on the waiting list for six years before being contacted about the home. Three weeks after being contacted the house was his. The program works,Ž said Harris, The hardest part of the program is the waiting. You just have to be patient.Ž His advice for veterans is to stay on the radar and apply for what programs you can. Along with Operation Homefront hes a big fan of Veterans Affairs as well. You gotta stay in the loop. Find all the programs.Ž Harris is very appreciative of his case worker, Rachel Boyd for the opportunity to move into the house in Lake Placid. For two years he pays no rent, no mortgage, just a small amount each month that covers taxes and the homes warranty. Then, after the two years of living in the house the deed is handed over and he owns it free and clear. The program began back in 2012 and since then over 600 families have applied and 504 have graduated from the program, meaning they have received their deed and own the property, mortgage-free. But Boyd wasnt the only one he was thankful to. I thank the Lord,Ž Harris said, Ive been praying, always praying.Ž To “nd out more about Operation Homefront and the Homes on the Homefront program, visit HomesOnTheHomefront. org.HOMEFROM PAGE 1A Chris Cauf“ eld Thank YouThank you Lake Placid for providing your support for the Chris Cauf“ eld fundraiser on October 22. Once again the business and residential community members have opened up their hearts and shown overwhelming generosity. You may have provided: monetary contributions or donations, ticket printing, food donations, selling of tickets, newspaper coverage, food purchase and preparation, volunteer help the night of the event or a delicious homemade baked dessert. Over 800 tickets were sold and generous “ nancial donations were received from individuals and the business owners throughout the extended community. 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A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 863-441-1317. Fred Wild Elementary third-grade language arts and social studies teacher Stephanie Davis has been taking her students each year to Ag-Venture since it started in 1999. Having worked as a teacher at Fred Wild Elementary since 1980, I have had the opportunity of watching students gain knowledge of Florida agriculture, speci“cally that of Highlands County,Ž she said. Much has changed in education since she graduated from the University of Florida in 1980, Davis noted. The students of today are more adept technologically than their parents were in the thirdgrade. At the same time, todays students need more hands-on learning experiences. Many working families may not have the time to spend with their children in these types of activities. I am now teaching students whose parents once attended AgVenture while attending Fred Wild Elementary,Ž she said. These students are just as eager and excited as their parents were to learn about bees, strawberries, beef, grapes, ornamental horticulture, citrus, alligators, forestry, the water cycle, poultry, dairy, caladiums, citrus, and vegetables, to name a few, Davis said. Although, she is not a new visitor to Ag-Venture, Davis said, she enjoys the painstaking work that is put into Ag-Venture to provide her students with realistic exhibits and hands-on activities that teach the value and importance of agriculture. Each year I witness the childrens excitement of climbing on a farm tractor, pumping water from an old-fashioned well, feeling cottonseed hulls and various types of seeds that are used in feed for livestock,Ž she said. I have never seen so many children as eager to answer questions, so that they might receive a birds feather, a tree ring, a chance to blend up fresh strawberries. These are just a few of the experiences that our students are a part of as volunteers make learning come to life.Ž Prior to attending Ag-Venture, students have learned about both plants and animals in reading and science, Davis explained. They have also learned how to classify living things. A pretest is given to “nd out what they already know about Florida agriculture. The term agricultureŽ is something that we have to explain to them, she said. The idea that most of the things we eat do not come originally from the grocery store is something they have not thought much about. The students are amazed at the many bi-products of beef such as marshmallows, lipstick and bone china, as they play Beef-o-Bingo. They also enjoy tasting many delicious treats like strawberry milkshakes, egg omelets, honey and gator tail. Students return at the end of a fun-“lled day with an Ag-Venture T-shirt, a colorful cowboy hat, a bag full of prizes, plants they have planted, terrariums, candles they have made from bees wax, and much more. As they ride back to school on the school buses, the children talk excitedly and peek into their AgVenture bags, Davis said. Once in the classroom, students share their favorite station at Ag-Venture and take a post-test to demonstrate what they have learned. A writing activity also takes place, the following day, to allow students to express themselves through writing. The work and commitment of the approximately 150 volunteers of Ag-Venture has made a difference in so many childrens lives. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the AgVenture Board for all that they have done to create this wonderful learning adventure,Ž Davis said. Thanks to their hard work, I have now witnessed two generations who will always treasure their days at Ag-Venture.Ž Jaci Stocking, who has been a third-grade teacher for 14 years at Woodlawn Elementary, tells her students they will be taking the annual third-grade “eld trip to Ag-Venture where they will learn about agriculture in Florida. I tell them this will be one of the best “eld trips youll take as a elementary student,Ž she said. The students have heard about this trip from siblings or older friends and start asking questions right away at the beginning of the year.Ž In her years of observing students at AgVenture, what are some of the favorite things the students like about the it? They like making strawberry shakes and petting real live alligators, Stocking said. They get to start their own plants, which has coincided with what weve done in our science studies,Ž she said. They also like being up close to real farm animals and love climbing on the farm machines (tractors) and all the goodies they get throughout the days events. They also really love their cowboy hats and wear them proudly, Stocking said. Beforehand, they are given a pre-test. We review that we need to listen to because each of the venue people will give them the answers,Ž Stocking said. Afterwards they do take the post-test to see what theyve learned from their “eld trip. Any funny or unusual things you remember about Ag-Venture? The “rst crack of the whip at the end of the event is always fun to watch the expressions on the kids faces,Ž Stocking said. We see excitement and engagement with the kids as theyre learning through the hands on activities. We appreciate the work the agriculture volunteers do for our students. I know this takes a lot of prep time and we want them to know that it is well worth it. Last year, even with Hurricane Irma, they still did not miss a beat with still putting on such a fun program for the students of Highlands County.Ž For more information, visit the Highlands County Ag-Venture website: highlandscountyag-venture. com.IMPACTFROM PAGE 1A FILE PHOTOHighlands County Ag-Venture provides third-graders an opportunity to learn about agriculture, from knowledgeable volunteers, at 14 stations from alligators, animals and beef to citrus, dairy and vegetables.adno=3620104-1 www.edwardjones.comMember SIPC Call or visit your local “nancial advisor today.*Annual Percentage Yield (APY) effective 10/23/18. CDs offered by Edward Jones are bank-issued and FDIC-insured up to $250,000 (principal and interest accrued but not yet paid) per depositor, per insured depository institution, for each account ownership category. Please visit or contact your financial advisor for additional information. Subject to availability and price change. 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SPORTS SECTION B Sunday, October 28, 2018 • LOCAL • STATE • NATIONAL SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNAction Express Racing is pleased to announce that Mustang Sampling has extended the marketing partnership agreement with the team, as the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season marks the “fth consecutive year of IMSA competition for Mustang Sampling Racing. Action Express has achieved incredible success with Mustang Sampling, having taken the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Team and Driver Championships in both 2014 and 2015, the Michelin Endurance Cup in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, and a record-setting Rolex 24 At Daytona victory in 2018. Carrying a similar goal set as the race team, Mustang Sampling focuses on continuous improvement that is proven in the “eld. Our partnership with the team has developed in a way that we couldnt have even imagined when we “rst started working together in 2015,Ž said Mustang Sampling president Ken Thompson, who along with his wife Brenda, is a regular presence in the IMSA paddock showing their support in person. Mustang Sampling looks ahead to 2019Extends partnership with Action Express IMSA PHOTOAction Express Racing announced that Mustang Sampling has extended the marketing partnership agreement with the team for 2019. By RUTH ANNE LAWSONSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK … The Avon Park Red Devils were on the wrong end of a 40-0 shutout against Lakeland Christian on Friday night at Joe Franza Stadium. The loss dropped Avon Park, which lost quarterback Tyrek Dunlap to injury, to 5-4 on the season. We go the crap kicked out of us,Ž said Avon Park Coach Jerry Hudnell. Our kids were not ready for the punch in the mouth that we got right off the bat. Lakeland Christian came out and scored on the first play of the game and we lost our quarterback in the second quarter. It took the wind out of our sails.Ž The Vikings showed their strength early when quarterback Elijah Hunter passed to Trent Mason for a 75-yard touchdown on the first play of the game. The extra point gave the Vikings a 7-0 lead. Avon Park gained a lot of yards but failed to capitalize. The Red Devils Earl Collins ran for 95 yards on the night. Lakeland Christian extended its lead in the second quarter. Bo Copen ran the ball 22 yards for a touchdown. The Vikings kicked the extra point to go up 14-0 with 11:17 left in the second quarter. Lakeland Christian scored again as Reese Collins caught an 80yard touchdown pass. The extra point was Vikings overwhelm Red DevilsLakeland Christian cruises past Avon Park RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFFAvon Parks Xavier Holdman tries to get away from Lakeland Christians Cade Denho. The Red Devils were beaten by the Vikings on Friday night. The Freshwater Fishing Forecast for the last four days of October give anglers the development of a strong last quarter moon phase and an absolutely perfect “shing-weather forecast. Just as the lunar perigee event causes a super quali“cation when it occurs at the same time as the new and full phases, so too will it be with this weeks last quarter phase when it occurs on Wednesday along with the lunar perigee. All “shing factors considered, the next four days could not be any better for anglers to catch “sh. Every “shing factor aligns perfectly, which will result in “sh forming daily feeding migrations in larger numbers for longer duration primarily during the sunrise and sunset periods. Water temperatures are now where Floridas freshwater “sh can feed-at-will. The ideal feeding temperature range occurs twice a year, in the late fall and early winter, and again in the spring and early summer seasons. From now until the “rst major winter cold front occurs, water temps will be in the seventy to eighty-two degree range. Fish are able to now digest food at normal rates because dissolved oxygen rates increase substantially in the cooler water. As a result all species feed freely without physical stress; feeding just about every other day. The Florida largemouth bass pack on most of their annual weight gain when water temperatures are 70-82 degrees on the waters surface.Ž Fall season mild cold fronts do not shut-down feeding activity or even slow it down. In fact the opposite takes place. The fall season means a feeding frenzy will ensue until temperatures in the sixty-degree range occur. It starts with the trophy largemouth females (male largemouth bass do not grow larger than sixteen inches in length, no matter how long they live) which suffer the most in hot temps. Theyll quickly regain the weight they lost in the summer months and then pack weight on. When Floridas bass go to school this time of year, they learn one lesson, and that is to stay alive while they hunt, all while being driven by intense hunger. So anglers need to understand that their bait-offering must appear natural in the seasonal mode of a feeding frenzy. Bait action and speed at the correct depth therefore, is essential in tricking Big Girls into making a mistake. This is the one time of year when large monster bass actually chase their prey down instead of waiting in ambush within cover. Try slow rolling Its time to get hooked on big bassHIGHLANDS BASS ANGLERDave Douglass By JIM TAYLORCORRESPONDENTSEBRING … The Sebring Blue Streaks scratched an itch theyve had for the past seven years in snapping a losing streak to the Lake Gibson Braves on Friday night with a convincing 42-27 victory at Firemens Field. The Braves had beaten the Blue Streaks every year since the rivalry was rekindled in 2011. With the win, Sebring improved to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in Class 6A-District 8 play and on the brink of making the postseason. Big win for the program,Ž said Sebring Head Coach LaVaar Scott. Big win for Sebring High School, we have only beaten them like one time in school history. We “nally win a big game when we needed one with our backs against the wall, we did it.Ž Sebring barely eked out 200 yards of total offense against the over 300 totaled by Lake Gibson, though compiling a lot of yardage was not necessary when special teams blocked the “rst two punt attempts by the Braves, resulting in two “rst-quarter touchdowns. Sebrings Shareal Taylor blocked both punts, the “rst giving the Blue Streaks the ball on the Braves 26. Four plays later, on a fourth-and-6, DJ Williams connected with Norris Taylor for a 22-yard pass in the end zone for a touchdown that put Sebring up 7-0. Forcing Lake Gibson to punt on its next possession after a nine-yard sack by Jordan Rose, Shareal Taylor blocked his second punt with Sebring recovering on Lake Gibsons 4-yard line. Williams scored two plays later on a 6-yard scoring jaunt as Sebring held a 14-0 lead midway through the “rst quarter.Blue Streaks knock off BravesSebring beats Lake Gibson for big district win PHOTO BY JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTSebrings Kasey Hawthorne stops Lake Gibsons Jaylon Glover for no gain during Friday nights Class 6A-District 8 game at Firem ens Field. The Blue Streaks beat the Braves by a score of 42-27.VIKINGS | 2B BASS | 4B MUSTANG | 6B STREAKS | 7B Sebrings EJ Lockett picks up yards in a key drive that led to a touchdown against Lake Gibson on Friday night.


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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 a top water bait with several pauses added into the retrieve process. Its very likely a ten-plus pound bass will rise to the surface to spectacularly consume it. Shes got to make-up, catchup, to what her body needs to be healthy after suffering in the heat, unable to eat, for the past three months. If at this point in my article youre not planning to soon by on the water joining the hunt for trophy bassƒre not an angler. To hook big bass youve got to be hooked yourself. Tis the season to beƒ.setting a heavy gage 5/0 hook. My secret for boating giant bass: First off, get it out of your head to turn her after you set the hook. Large bass are incredibly strong and if not hooked perfectly in bone or cartilage will rip-free and calmly swim away, tired but relieved„ the opposite of your state of mind. Instead of countering her attempt to escape with your sheer power--holding the rod high and pulling her to the surface with a stout rod„try free-spooling the reel and using your thumb pressure on the spool to control the amount of line you allow her to take as she ”ees the scene. Allow her to run, albeit under your limiting control, until she begins to tire out, which is usually about “fteen to twenty seconds. I always love to feel how strong each giant bass isƒunder my thumb (where every big girl should be by the way). Once shes tired, she doesnt have the strength to pull off the hook. You must visualize each bass as if they are barely hooked and any strong counter to her action will result in a lost “sh. Since Ive employed this tactic Ive increased my trophy catch rate from “fty percent to about ninety percent. Also stop “ghting the bass with your rod straight up. Instead keep the rod on the water surface. 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What puts Winston high atop the must-start mountain is a renewed effort to run, as he has rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown in the last two games. Its hard to envision Winston, who has attempted 93 passes in his two starts, not finding the end zone multiple times in what should be a high-scoring affair. SIT: T.J. Yeldon, RB, Jaguars: His pass-catching skills have made him a darling in PPR leagues, but Yeldon has yet to eclipse 60 rushing yards in a single game, a feat that becomes even less likely with the addition of Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville backfield. The trip to London becomes less fruitful for Yeldon as he contends with an Eagles defense that is second in fewest fantasy points per game allowed to opposing running backs and seventh overall against the rush. There will be some flex appeal to Yeldon in PPR formats, but the prospect of Hyde cutting into his touches diminishes his value in other types of leagues. 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B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 The team has delivered incredible performance, and weve been fortunate to develop a number of new opportunities for Mustang Sampling through our involvement, so this is a program that we were eager to continue into the future. We are already looking forward to Daytona.Ž We are thrilled to continue our program with Mustang Sampling to be the title sponsor of our No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac Prototype,Ž said Action Express Racing team owner Bob Johnson. We are proud to build on this partnership and look forward to continuing to deliver for Mustang Sampling both on and off of the track.Ž Mustang Sampling also launched an online merchandise store for race fans in 2018 at www.mustangsamplingracingstore. com. The site has a wide range of options for men, women, and children alike. Mustang Sampling anticipates growing the range of products ahead of the 2019 IMSA season. Continental Tire Challenge Its been nearly two weeks since this years set of IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge champions were crowned following the “nale at Road Atlanta on October 12. But the feeling of accomplishment hasnt diminished at all with the passing of time for any of the championship teams. With a new race car and a new driver pairing, Team TGM came into the 2018 Grand Sport (GS) class determined. The team was still seeking its “rst win in the series and had come close in past races, yet this season seemed different. With sports car veterans Hugh Plumb and Owen Trinkler sharing the No. 46 Mercedes-AMG GT4, the team ”ew quietly under the radar for the “rst half of the season until that elusive “rst win was “nally captured at Lime Rock Park in July. It was there that Team TGM then captured something else … everyones attention. The victory was the “rst for the MercedesAMG GT4 in North American competition and capped off a streak of consecutive top-10 “nishes for the team that started with the “rst race of the season. Trinkler and Plumb went on to become the only team in the GS “eld that “nished on the lead lap in all of the seasons 10 races, scoring an average “nishing position within the top “ve after taking additional wins at VIRginia International Raceway in August and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in September. The duo entered the “nal race of the season with a 31-point lead, only needing to meet drive-time requirements to clinch the title. For a team that entered the season winless so far in Continental Tire Challenge competition, the 2018 campaign turned into a dream come true. To say its gratifying is really the biggest understatement in the world,Ž said Team Owner Ted Giovanis. Its really amazing what we accomplished this year. We set out a plan, we started executing that plan, we kept our heads down and of course the team did a great job, just like the other teams did. We just kept moving down the road and then all of a sudden, we were at Lime Rock and we had a win. So, we went back to the plan and kept going again. Here we are. And to some extent, were here because of our own performance, but we placed ourselves in a position to take advantage of other peoples misfortunes at some point in time. it just appeared to us and we got ourselves in a really good position just before the last race.Ž TCR Class The “rst year for the TCR class in IMSA is of“cially in the books and if the class “rst 10 races were any indication, its future is bright. This year, TCR provided the third-closest “nish in series history, multiple last-lap passes for the win, emotional “rst victories for a handful of teams and drivers, and a backand-forth, season-long championship battle that approached the season “nale with just “ve points separating the top two teams. Coming out on top, though, was the No. 77 Compass Racing Audi RS3 LMS of Britt Casey, Jr. and Tom Long, a duo that “rst connected at the end of 2013. A friend of Caseys introduced the then 15-year-old to the sports car veteran. Long … who was the outgoing team manager for Freedom Autosport as he transitioned to co-driving the Mazda Prototype in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship … tested with Casey in early 2014 and put him in a Freedom race car in IMSA later that year. He literally gave me my “rst professional shot, which is really cool,Ž said Casey. Hes always been a background mentor for me. Hes de“nitely like family, both of our families are really close now since that time. We met each other through racing and continued the relationship through that. Tom has really been probably the most key “gure in my racing career.Ž The close relationship was surely to the co-drivers bene“t as they worked ”awlessly together throughout the season. Long and Casey “nished in the top “ve in every race, stood on top of the podium more times than any other team (four), completed all but two laps of competition and, for good measure, added three Motul Pole Awards. To put the stamp on it the “rst year in, its de“nitely history making,Ž Casey said of earning the “rst TCR championship. It was hard earned, it was dif“cult regardless of our teammates being our biggest competitor. I think everyone executed accordingly and as much to plan as we could have been. I think were all really, really proud of that. The car literally had zero scratches on it the entire year and I think that played a huge part in our success. I think everyone just did their jobs and it was de“nitely a hardearned effort.Ž Last year, both Devin Jones and Nick Galante were racing Porsche Caymans for different teams in the Continental Tire Challenge. In January 2018, Jones and Galante were suddenly teammates, sharing a BMW for BimmerWorld Racing. It was a move that will go down in the record books, as Jones and Galante were awarded the “nal championship in the Street Tuner (ST) class and the “rst championship for longtime series competitor, BimmerWorld. For Jones, though, there wasnt much of an adjustment period of getting settled in with BimmerWorld and his new co-driver. Nick and I knew from the “rst laps we turned at the Roar in January that we had a car and team that was capable of contending for wins,Ž said Jones. The funny thing about Nick and I is, we both have very different driving styles, but we learned a lot from each other over the course of the season. 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PAGE 14 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B7Sebring special teams pinned Lake Gibson back on their own 12 on the ensuing kickoff, forcing them to punt again three plays. Sebring took advantage of a short “eld, getting the ball back on Lake Gibson 30-yard line. The Blue Streaks drove the ball down the “eld and eventually scored on the “rst play in the second quarter on a 7-yard run by Williams as Sebring took a 21-0 lead. Lake Gibson regrouped, slowing the Sebring offense as the Braves got theirs back on track. Lake Gibson quarterback Travis Williams brought his team back to within seven points, 21-14, as he threw two touchdowns passes to Malachi McNealy, the “rst for 69 yards and the second for 25 yards. With three and a half minutes left in the “rst half, Sebring put together their best drive of the night, going 74 yards in nine plays with Devion Littles capping off the drive with a 1-yard touchdown run to push the Blue Streaks lead back to 14, 28-14, going into the half. Sebring opened up the second half with a 64-yard drive, highlighted by a 26-yard run by Williams and a 23-yard run by EJ Lockett. Kasey Hawthorne “nished it off with a 6-yard touchdown run to give the Blue Streaks a 35-14 lead. Lake Gibson attempted to answer quickly on its next possession, Shareal Williams stopped that with an interception on a tipped pass. The Braves did score later, “nishing a 74-yard drive with a 3-yard touchdown run by Jaylon Glover to make the score 35-21 heading into the fourth quarter. The Sebring defense came up huge in the fourth, as Rose stopped Glover short on a fourthand-two, causing a turnover on downs at the Sebring 26. Lake Gibson again drove into Sebring territory on its next possession, again reaching the 26, this time they took a shot at the end zone, only to be thwarted by Shareal Taylor with his second interception at the goal line and bringing it back to Sebrings 38. With two minutes left in the game, the Sebring defense put their “nal stamp on the game as Roger Yarde forced a fumble and Chase Doty returned it 50 yards to give the Blue Streaks a 42-21 lead. Lake Gibson ended the game with a meaningless touchdown as time ran out to make the “nal score 42-27. Lake Gibsons Glover rushed for 84 yards on 19 carries and a touchdown. Travis Williams completed 14 of 28 passes for 261 yards and two touchdowns and two interceptions. McNealy caught 6 of those passes for 167 yards and two touchdowns. Sebrings DJ Williams rushed for 78 yards on 17 carries with two touchdowns, while going 4 for 10 for 64 yards and a touchdown in passing. The Sebring defense accounted for “ve sacks, two interceptions and a fumble recovery for a touchdown. We came out and played, we have been a second half team,Ž said Scott. Tonight we came out and played in the “rst half. They kids worked hard, I thought they were going to hang their heads after the loss to Lake Wales, they came out practiced hard and played hard tonight.Ž As for the playoff picture, Scott said he was not sure and lets the Athletic Director play with the numbers. We still have to go out and win next week,Ž said Scott.STREAKSFROM PAGE 1B PHOTO BY JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTSebrings DJ Williams (3) picked up 78 yards rushing on 17 carries and two touchdowns in the Blue Streaks 42-27 win on Friday night. Lake Gibsons Malachi McNealy is able to hold on to the pass for one of his two touchdowns in Friday nights loss to Sebring. SEBRING: 655-2190 | LAKE PLACID: 465-1530 | AVON PARK: 452-5800 ARCADIA: 494-2004 | WAUCHULA: 773-2002 2017LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED 11/17/18 11/17/18 11/17/18 11/17/18 11/17/18 11/17/18 11/17/18 11/17/18adno=3618507-1


B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 Carson Wentz throwing in his direction. START: Josh Gordon, WR, Patriots: The prospect of his first monster game in a New England uniform is rising. Gordon caught four passes for 100 yards in last weeks win over the Bears and he has seen his targets rise from six in his first two games to 16 over the past two outings. The Bills are fourth in receiving yards allowed, but they have given up 13 passing touchdowns, tying them for 20th overall. While Gordon has only one touchdown in New England, that is likely to increase on Monday night. SIT: Matthew Stafford, QB, Lions: Detroits gunslinger has thrown at least two touchdowns in five straight games, a streak that will be tested by a Seattle pass defense that is tied for second with only eight scoring passes allowed. No longer the Legion of Boom,Ž the Seahawks still lead the league in fewest net passing yards allowed and are in the top 10 in interceptions. An improved ground game has led Stafford to throw a combined 48 passes in the last two games, and if the Lions are able to remain balanced offensively, then Staffords prolific yardage totals will also take a sizable hit. START: Raheem Mostert, RB, 49ers: If Matt Breida (ankle, hamstring) cant go, then Mostert gets a great matchup against the Cardinals, who have the worst run defense in the league. Arizona also is dead last with 12 rushing touchdowns allowed, further bolstering Mosterts value. He has averaged 7.6 yards per carry over the past two weeks and is a solid receiver out of the backfield; even if Breida happens to play, Mostert should still get enough touches to get RB2 status in PPR formats. SIT: Isaiah Crowell, RB, Jets: With Bilal Powell (neck) facing potential retirement, Crowell will get his share of the 13 touches per game that Powell totaled. However, Crowell must face a Bears defense that is third against the run and is the only team that has yet to allow a touchdown on the ground. Crowell has rushed for a combined 69 yards on 24 carries in the two games since he ran through the Broncos for 219 yards, making him a longshot of an RB2. He still wont be heavily involved in the passing game, further dampening his value in PPR formats. START: Mitchell Trubisky, QB, Bears: Hes proven the six-TD outburst he had against the Buccaneers wasnt a fluke, as Trubisky has thrown for 649 yards and five touchdowns in his last two games. The Jets are 25th in receiving yards allowed and have given up 13 touchdown passes, and with coach Matt Nagy taking the gloves off Trubisky, this makes for a great opportunity to run with the budding fantasy standout. 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THE NEWS WIRESTATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS Mexico torn between stopping, aiding migrant caravanSee Page 8 Sunday, October 28, 2018 By CATHERINE LUCEYASSOCIATED PRESSMURPHYSBORO, Ill. „ President Donald Trump mourned the dead and forcefully condemned anti-Semitism Saturday after a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead. But faced with another national tragedy, he could not long turn his focus away from the midterm elections or himself. Nine days from elections that will determine the control of Congress, Trump stuck to his plans to appear at an agricultural convention and a political rally. Throughout the day, he expressed sorrow, called for justice and bemoaned hate, getting regular updates on the shooting. But he also campaigned for candidates, took shots at favorite Democratic targets House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Elizabeth Warren and made jokes about his hair. At a massive rally in southern Illinois for U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, Trump condemned the shooting as an evil anti-Semitic attack.Ž But he said cancelling his appearance would make sick, demented people important.Ž The slaughter at a baby-naming ceremony followed a tense week dominated by a mail bomb plot with apparent political motivations and served as another toxic reminder of a divided nation. It also again underscored Trumps reluctance to step into the role of national uni“er at tense moments as well as his singular focus heading into elections that could dramatically change his presidency. Trump sought to Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack evil anti-Semitism AP PHOTOPresident Donald Trump speaks to an overow crowd at a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill., Saturday.NEW YORK (AP) „ Law-enforcement agencies around the U.S. are deploying extra of“cers at synagogues and Jewish centers in response to a shooting that claimed 11 lives at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Police in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other cities said Saturday that while they knew of no credible threats against houses of worship in their communities, they were stepping up patrols out of an abundance of caution. Authorities say gunman Robert Bowers opened “re during a service at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh Saturday morning, killing 11 and wounding six. In New York City, Chief of Department Terence Monahan said of“cers equipped with heavy weapons have been sent to houses of worship throughout the city. The Chicago Police Department said it was providing special attention to synagogues.Police boost patrols at synagogues after Pittsburgh shooting AP PHOTOLaw enforcement ocers check possible entrances to The Tree of Life synagogue where multiple people were killed and others injured in a deadly shooting, Saturday.TRUMP | 4By JOSH MAGNESSMCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU (TNS)WASHINGTON „ After police say a man stormed into a Pittsburgh synagogue and killed at least 11 people, a social media account with the suspected shooters name began to circulate online. Police have identi“ed the suspect in the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood as 46-year-old Robert Bowers. Six people „ including four police of“cers „ were also reported as injured in the shooting at the place of worship for Jews. As news broke of the shooting, some on social media noted that Bowers had an account on the social media site Gab. Gab describes itself as an ad-free social network for creators who believe in free speech, individual liberty, and the free ”ow of information online. All are welcome.Ž Andrew Torba, founder of Gab, said that he created the website because of the entirely left-leaning Big Social monopoly,Ž Newsweek reported. The site was founded in 2016. Vox reported that the platform has become a virtual gathering place for some members of the alt-right, a movement of white nationalist, anti-Semitic and white supremacist groups. The Gab logo resembles Pepe the frog, a meme that has been adopted by some members of the alt-right, as noted by VICE. But Utsav Sanduja, Gabs Chief Operating Of“cer, told VICE that it is simply looking to protect the free speech of its users. Were very worried about peoples rights,Ž Sanduja told VICE. A lot of political speech is being labeled as hate speech and is simply being wiped off the map.Ž An account with the same name as the suspected shooter contains many disparaging posts about people of Jewish faith, as seen in an archive of the account. The account shared a message that said Jews are waging a propaganda war against Western civilization.Ž The account associated with Bowers also appears to indicate that he was about to attack the synagogue. The “nal message on the account „ sent out Saturday just a few hours before the shooting „ says HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) likes to bring invaders in that kill our people. I cant sit by and watch my people get slaughtered. Screw your optics, Im going in.Ž Gab suspended the account Saturday afternoon, and then, in a post on Medium. com, the social media platform wrote that it unequivocally disavows and condemns all acts of terrorism and violenceŽ and is working with law enforcement. Shortly after the attack, Gab was alerted to a user pro“le of the Suspected synagogue shooters anti-Semitic posts surface online By TERRY SPENCER and ELLIS RUAASSOCIATED PRESSFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. „ Thirteen years ago, mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc traveled the country leading a mixedrace troupe of male exotic dancers „ he ran scams and had a temper, but a fellow dancer who is African-American said he never expressed racism or homophobia. Years later, working as a pizza driver, Sayoc would often express hatred for minorities, Jews and gays, his manager said. 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Management has excellent underwriting practices, and pro“t margins are improving nicely. Since 2000, premium income has tripled, and the dividend, now $2.12 and yielding 2.1 percent, has been increased each year and has tripled. And the share price has increased almost sixfold since the Great Recession low of $13. Meanwhile, healthy premium growth from its property/casualty lines and rising policy retention levels should boost 2019 revenues to $5.5 billion, up from $5.3 billion this year, and improve earnings to $3.47 a share, up from $3.20. And the dividend may be increased by 5 percent, to $2.24. CINF is a solidly managed insurance holding company, and the fact that millions of shares are owned by Vanguard, BlackRock, Bank of America, J.P. Morgan and the Royal Bank of Canada is proof of the pudding. But I dont care to own the shares of this large-cap company, primarily because CINF is priced ahead of itself, at 23 times earnings, and also because I doubt that the Bengals will ever win a Super Bowl. Zogenix (ZGNX-$41.21) is one of the innumerable biotechnology “rms that can trade like a bull in a china shop. ZGNX is engaged in the development and commercialization of therapeutic solutions for people living with serious and rare disorders of the central nervous system. One of its products, ZX008, is a low-dose fen”uramine for treatment of Dravet syndrome and LennoxGastaut syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy that commences in childhood. In the past three years, ZGNX has lost nearly $1.5 billion. However, 4 million shares are owned by Perceptive Advisors, a New York hedge fund that has made hundreds of millions of bucks in the past few years taking positions of biotech issues. And Scopia Capital Management, another New York hedge fund specializing in biotech issues, has a 3.4 million-share position. If you can handle well-above-average risk, ZGNX could give you well-above-average long-term gains. But its 52-week price range of $12 to $62 a share suggests that ZGNX could also give you well-above-average longterm losses. There are “ve brokerages covering ZGNX, and each has a buyŽ recommendation on the stock. And I think theres a 71 percent chance that there will be 20 to 25 more points in the stock by late 2019. Founded in 1949 as a medical equipment repair shop, Medtronic (MDT-$96) is now the worlds largest manufacturer and distributor of implantable biomedical devices and sells its products in 160 countries via 372 locations. MDTs 84,000 employees design and market products for diabetes care; ear, nose and throat care; gastrointestinal and neurological disorders; spinal and orthopedic problems; tumor management; urological and urogynecology issues; renal care; cardiovascular problems; and general surgery. Revenues, net income, dividends and new products have nearly tripled during the past 18 years, as has the stock price. And there are many reasons to believe that MDT can do it again. Meanwhile, a retired MDT salesperson gave me two good pieces of advice several years ago: Buy Medtronic stock and hold it forever. And be nice to everyone in the hospital, because you never know whos going to pull out your urinary catheter.Ž Id follow that advice in a heartbeat. Email Malcolm Berko at unknown stocks explained MalcolmBERKOC STATE NEWSBy TAMARA LUSHASSOCIATED PRESSPANAMA CITY, Fla. „ More than two weeks after the powerful eyewall of Hurricane Michael passed over Bay County, Mark Ward wonders when the power will work again. And the sewer. And the water. Weve been living out of coolers. Weve been grilling out.Ž He points to a red cooler and two grills in front of his mobile home. He has to shout to be heard over the buzz of a generator. Although electric, water and sewer service were restored to Panama City residents on Wednesday, those like Ward who live in the rural parts of Bay County still lack basic services. Its a struggle. You feel frustrated because our local government seems to care more about the tourism industry than the hard-working people,Ž says the 49-year-old. You go off some of these dirt roads that are still unpaved, these houses are crushed. These people have no resources.Ž County spokeswoman Valerie Sale says she understands why people in rural areas feel left behind. When you live that far away from a municipal area, theres a feeling of isolation,Ž she said. Theres no question its a challenge to reach those folks. Under normal circumstances it takes 45 minutes to an hour to get to some of those northern parts of the county.Ž Bay County is known for its sugar-sand beaches. Panama City Beach, which made it through relatively unscathed from the storm, is a mecca for spring breakers each year. Mexico Beach, another stunning community on the Gulf of Mexico, was almost obliterated by the storm. Stark, stunning visuals of the destruction there have been a staple of posthurricane news coverage. But the rural folks in Bay County say they feel invisible. About 180,000 people live in the county, and according to the Census, 14 percent of them live in poverty. Wheres the help?Ž asks Ward. Hes one of the lucky ones in the Bayou George neighborhood. He has insurance. His mobile home was mostly spared. He has a generator, and he rigged a hand pump for the well. His next-door neighbors didnt fare as well: Michael stripped their mobile home to a wood skeleton. They clung to debris, but “nally ran for safety to Wards home during the eye of the storm with a cat and her newborn kittens. Ive got seven people in my house right now. Three bedrooms, two baths,Ž said Ward. Theyve been with me since the storm.Ž For the “rst week, he drove across the state line into Alabama for gas to run the generator. Gas has been easier to get locally in recent days, but lines are still long, he said. Because one of the people staying with him has diabetes, her insulin must remain cold, which is why they need to run the generator so much. Wards property beside the road is a tangle of oak trees, twisted metal and downed power lines. Without ”inching, he steps over and under the wires as if they were rope. Just tuck up under here,Ž he says, ducking under a thick power line. Sale, the county spokeswoman, says the Red Cross has roving emergency response vehicles, and a “re station in nearby Bayou George is a distribution point where groups have been dropping household items, food and tarps. Ward says the neighbors have been relying more on each other. He checks in frequently with a group of twentysomething men and women who live across the street in a mobile home on a few acres. Youre good on your MREs?Ž he asked them on a recent day. If you want water, you know where my pump is. Theres also a bathing station there. Bring a washrag. Theres bars of soap.Ž Yeah, Ill probably use that, but my dads got a running creek he said we could go use,Ž said Ronald Lauricella, who owns the mobile home on the property. Their yard is a mishmash of downed limbs, piled-up garbage and two tents. Two dogs and a small kitten roam the property. Lauricella is staying in one tent and keeping food in another. The inside of his mobile home is another explosion of chaos. The front door and his bedroom window were blown out from the hurricanes winds. Water soaked the carpets and drywall. Theres bugs everywhere,Ž he said. It smells. You can smell the mold growing.Ž Lauricella, 19, has no property insurance. Hes in between jobs, and hopes to make it to an interview at a restaurant this week if he can scrape up enough money for gas. He “gures its his only hope to recover from the storm. No ones really sending help our way,Ž Lauricella said.Folks in rural part of Panhandle ask: Wheres the help? In this Oct. 23 photo, debris scatters a mobile home in Bay County, Fla., that was totally destroyed during Hurricane Michael. Residents of the rural part of the county said theyve seen little help since the storm. AP PHOTOSIn this Oct. 23 photo, Ronald Lauricella cradles a kitten in his front yard in Bay County, Fla. The rural Bay County resident says some on the outskirts of the cities arent getting needed services like electricity as fast as the populated areas. By LAWRENCE MOWER and DAVID SMILEYTAMPA BAY TIMESTALLAHASSEE „ An undercover FBI agent might have paid more than $4,000 in food and drinks for one of Andrew Gillums campaign fundraisers in 2016, according to a new batch of records released Friday. But the contribution in early 2016 does not appear in the records for Gillums political committee, raising new questions less than two weeks before Floridas governors race between Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis is decided on Nov. 6. The fundraiser for Gillums political committee, Forward Florida, was on April 11, 2016, at the home of Adam Corey, a former lobbyist and a former longtime friend of Gillums, according to an invoice and emails released by Coreys lawyer, Chris Kise. About 40 people who attended the fundraiser were served “let mignons, salmon mousse canaps and cocktails, provided by 101 Restaurant, which was then run by Corey. Emails show Corey billed Mike Miller,Ž who happened to be an undercover FBI agent investigating Tallahassee corruption, for the $4,300 tab. Attached is the invoice for the dinner you graciously offered to sponsor,Ž Corey wrote to Miller “ve days after the fundraiser. As mentioned, it was a bit higher than I expected because of some last minute attendees so let me know what you would like to cover and Ill handle the rest. Again, I really appreciate this!Ž Forward Floridas records do not show the contribution, and its unclear from the records whether Miller, or someone else, ultimately paid for it. Geoff Burgan, a Gillum campaign spokesman said in a statement that Kises decision to release the records was politically motivated, and that Gillum did not receive any contributions or in-kinds from Mike Miller.Ž But an email from Corey to Brice Barnes, a campaign “nance consultant who was helping Gillum at the time, indicates that Gillum was aware of Millers help. Did he connect with Mike Miller to thank him for co-sponsoring the food?Ž Corey asked Barnes. He sent him a personal note,Ž she replied. Reached Friday, Barnes said, I dont have any information other than the email exchange.Ž Juan-Carlos Planas, an elections law attorney and former Republican Miamiarea state Representative, called the lack of reporting a clear violation.Ž Its something that should automatically be sanctioned,Ž he said. Planas said campaigns are often lax about documenting in-kind catering contributions despite the requirements of state law. He said hes a stickler with his clients because its something that can easily be overlooked on “nance reports. Mark Herron, the attorney registered as an agent for Forward Florida when the committee initially opened, did not immediately respond for comment. The latest release of records came from Kise, a Tallahassee attorney who on Tuesday released 150 pages of records, including texts messages and emails between Corey, Gillum and Miller. Those records indicated that undercover agents gave Gillum a ticket to the Broadway musical HamiltonŽ during a trip to New York in 2016, a revelation that has dominated the second-to-last week of Gillums historic run for governor. Gillum cut ties with Corey, his friend since college, last year. But the more than 80 pages of records released Friday led to additional questions about Gillums coziness with the former lobbyist and his clients. Corey either arranged or attended seven trips for Gillum in 2016, including a February trip to Tampa to meet with affordable housing developer Peter Leach, one of Coreys clients, and a two-night trip in Atlanta in July. Fridays records show Leach billed Corey $200 for the round-trip ”ight aboard his companys jet. Gillum paid for his share out of his of“ce account, according to previous reports. While on the trip, Gillum also met with former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was running for Congress, and former Chief Financial Of“cer Alex Sink. The mayor was invited by Peter Leach to a meeting at his of“ce to learn about some of the work he was doing to advance wraparound social services in schools and housing developments,Ž Gillums chief of staff, Jamie Van Pelt, told the Tallahassee Democrat last year. While visiting Tampa the mayor also met with local political leaders before returning to Tallahassee.Ž The purpose of the Atlanta trip is unknown. The records include emails with Gillum asking Corey to upgrade his room at a Westin hotel, but they do not show who ultimately paid the bill. Kise said Friday that Gillum did not reimburse Corey. Mayor Gillum did not pay Corey for those hotel rooms,Ž he said. You will have to ask him for his credit card records to determine whether he paid for them himself.Ž Kise, has been compiling the records in response to a Florida Commission on Ethics probe looking into whether Gillum accepted gifts worth more than $100 without disclosing them during the New York trip and a trip to Costa Rica. The complaint was “led this year by Tallahassee businessman Erwin Jackson, a longtime Gillum critic. On Thursday, Jackson said he had asked the ethics commission to include the Tampa trip in his complaint.New Gillum documents show FBI agent might have paid for fundraiser dinner WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) „ Authorities say a Florida woman was unconscious when a 5-year-old boy she was watching fell from a second-”oor window. The Palm Beach Post reports that 44-year-old Desiree Williams was arrested Wednesday and charged with child neglect. West Palm Beach police say “re“ghters responded to the home Wednesday and found the boy, who said his back and legs hurt. He later told police that Williams was sleeping when he leaned out a bedroom window and fell. No one responded when rescue workers knocked on the homes door. They forced the door open and reported “nding Williams unconscious and smelling like alcohol. She told authorities she drank wine and took Advil that afternoon. Williams was free on $3,000 bail. Jail records didnt list an attorney.Woman charged after child falls from second-floor window


The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 E/N/C Page 3By RJ WOLCOTTLANSING STATE JOURNALLANSING, Mich. „ Forty-eight years after leaving Eastern High School to join the United States Navy, Dann Huisken recently received his diploma. In 1970, the nowretired chief petty officer was an 18-year-old senior at Eastern who decided to enlist in the midst of the Vietnam War. I knew I needed structure and to get away,Ž Huisken, 66, told the Lansing State Journal. The Navy was the perfect opportunity.Ž He first moved to Lansing in fourth grade, attending Forest View Elementary, West and Water French junior high schools en route to Eastern. His mother wouldnt let him join the United States Army. She did, however, allow him to enlist in the U.S. Navy. She liked their uniforms,Ž Huisken said moments before he was awarded his high school diploma by the districts Board of Education. Under Michigan law, honorably discharged veterans of World War II, Korea, or Vietnam can obtain their high school diplomas if they enlisted or were drafted before they could do so. After enlisting, Huisken headed to Detroit for a battery of tests and was made a radioman after acing a communications test. Huisken volunteered to go to San Diego for boot camp. His first posting in the Navy was in the Philippines, where he stayed for 18 months. He was assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Constellation in 1973, which was stationed off the coast of Vietnam. Later, after undergoing shoulder surgery, Huisken was stationed on the Greek island of Crete as well as in Nevada. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1980 after a decade of active service. He followed that with 16 years in the Navy Reserve. Before leaving active duty, Huisken applied for and received his GED. But he still wanted that h igh school diploma from his former school.By KSENIA GORINSHTEYNMINNESOTA DAILYMINNEAPOLIS „ With blank pages in front of them, participants sat at tables organized in a tight, intimate circle. Observing the different charcoal tools available to them, they listened to the artist describe their various uses. Dont eat the charcoal,Ž said Caytlin Neuburger, a University of Minnesota senior studying communications and studio art with a focus on illustration. Its not meant to be ingested, but as long as you arent eating giant bags of it you should be good.Ž TransFabulous workshops create a space for trans youth „ though all are welcome „ to express themselves through different artistic mediums while connecting the Twin Cities transgender community. This months workshop presented charcoal as an artistic outlet, Minnesota Daily reported. What began as a summer series at several Hennepin County Library branches has grown into a monthly workshop at the Minneapolis Central Library. The workshops feature a different artist and medium every month, focusing on trans and gender nonconforming artists. Its a way for a group that doesnt have a lot of programming offered to say the library is for you,Ž said Ray Lockman, a librarian at the Minneapolis Central Library and one of three project managers for TransFabulous. Thats been a really cool thing to watch as people stop by for one and it kind of transforms their feeling of belonging.Ž The workshop gives the artist freedom to teach the medium in their own style. Neuburger led the night with casual conversation and encouraging suggestions that allowed each participant to explore charcoal as a form of their own. (Charcoal is) a forgiving medium, but also a little delicate,Ž Neuburger explained. The inspiration for the night was a still-life set-up in the middle of the room that included a mirror, a pride ”ag and a bouquet of lavender in a teapot, among additional objects. Each workshop attendee began their still-life drawing differently. Some started with small details, like individual lavender buds, and others started with larger shapes and “gures that would be “lled with “ne details later. Art is very much a community-driven sort of activity,Ž Neuburger said. If people do want to bring some heavier emotions into art then its a great way to express that in a way where you can get feedback.Ž The community curators try to organize the workshops so that one months medium isnt similar to the next. This allows attendees to explore several artistic skills and “nd the one that resonates most. Im just blown away by peoples creativity and their ability to take on an entire workshop and lead as well,Ž said Chase Underwood, a university junior studying family social science. Underwood attended a zine workshop two years ago and is now a TransFabulous community curator. TransFabulous is a space for trans youth to meet other trans people in the community and to express emotions and issues that may otherwise be dif“cult to convey. I think that art is a way for trans people to feel resilience in a lot of ways,Ž Underwood said. It can be really healing being able to focus on your identity. Its another way for us to create our own representation.ŽNATIONAL NEWS ANSWER TO CROSSWORD FIBBERLIBIDOSTRAP AMARNAUNITARDSCHAFE KIBITZCROSSBOWRETRO ENYAOAKENHIDEARSON SNARKYICETDOME OTTERABACUSMENSSHOP WRENCHRESTVINETORY LIPOUBEREGADASHLAR SOSALLACARDIBLEDTO EBOOKUSAUSAARIES NOLITABRATZDONUTS BALEDTHEFBIPARTB LEDGESAVEUSUSESJIF INVADENEWTAPSOTATA GAINABELTRIPSEIZED HECTARESTOILETSEZME LUSHPUNTTWITCH ARBYSEGANEPSONLAMP LEAPSSANDRAOHEMINOR ENNUITHEREIGOPOPDUO STATEMADDOWTOSSEDMichigan veteran receives high school diploma after 48 yearsMinnesota workshops provide space for transgender youth AP PHOTOIn this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 photo, University of Minnesota senior Caytlin Neuburger teaches an art class at Central Library in downtown Minneapolis. Neuburger studies Communications Studies and Studio Art. By MARTHA QUILLINTHE NEWS & OBSERVERWASHINGTON, N.C. „ A cast of political and legal adversaries met in a Beaufort County courtroom Friday to argue the guilt or innocence of the notorious pirate Blackbeard, 300 years after he was killed in a battle in the waters off North Carolinas Ocracoke Island. It was a mock court, but the evidence presented came straight from the historical record, and the questions were real. Was Blackbeard a stone-cold criminal who treasonously slaughtered King George Is men aboard their ship that November day in 1718? Or was he the victim of an unlawful ambush “ghting in selfdefense against a crew of men he had no way of knowing represented the royal crown? We are speci“cally interested in whether it was lawful and proper for the colony of Virginia to dispatch armed forces into their neighboring colony of North Carolina in order to capture or kill suspected pirates operating out of the ports of Bath and Ocracoke,Ž real-life Superior Court Judge J. Carlton Cole told the courtroom. Over the course of the next two hours, nearly 100 observers, including dozens of local school students and some county residents who may claim descendancy from some of Blackbeards former crew members, listened as present-day Beaufort County District Attorney Seth Edwards faced off against business and probate attorney J. Erik Groves of Waxhaw. Edwards represented a powder-wigged Virginia Lt. Gov. Alexander Spotswood, portrayed by Dennis Loba of Virginia. It was Spotswood who personally “nanced the hiring of a pair of private vessels and crew to make a foray into the waters off North Carolina to “nd and either kill or capture Blackbeard and his piratical associates. Groves represented Blackbeard, portrayed in villainous splendor by Carl Cannon of Beaufort. Having been slain and beheaded during the skirmish in 1718, Blackbeard did not take the stand in his defense at Fridays proceedings.Legend vs. truthThe event was one of many in coastal N.C. communities this year that have commemorated the 300th anniversary of Blackbeards demise, some more scholarly than others. This one was organized and scripted by N.C. historian, author and “lmmaker Kevin Duffus, who has spent thousands of hours “nding and studying primary-source documents to try and sort Blackbeardian legend from truth. As costumed players noted in courtŽ using details Duffus has gleaned from his years of research, Blackbeard „ whose non-pirate name likely was Edward Thatch and who may have been born Edward Beard in Beaufort County „ has been the subject of much conjecture and exaggeration, some of it his own. Blackbeard is said to have cultivated a fearsome reputation during his two years as a professional pirate, but that may have been a way to prevent violence rather than to promote it. If other ship captains believed he might kill them, the theory goes, they might have been more likely to give up their cargo without a “ght. Through testimonyŽ on Friday, Duffus showed that the lieutenant governor of Virginia might have used Blackbeards notoriety to justify sending armed forces into North Carolina, when what he may really have wanted was to embarrass thenGov. Charles Eden and possibly seize Blackbeards rumored piles of treasure. As Duffus asserted Friday, the 1700s were dif“cult economic times for colonial governments and their people, both of whom may have been willing to take what didnt belong to them in order to survive. Even George I was willing to overlook a bit of plundering. He issued a pardon for pirates, which North Carolina extended to Blackbeard and his men though they did not technically qualify for it, having committed additional crimes after the cutoff date it speci“ed. George issued a second, more lenient pardon that almost certainly would have exonerated Blackbeard and his men if they had lived to see it arrive by ship from England.What happened on that day in 1718?Role-players at Fridays hearing suggested Blackbeard might have been getting out of the pirate business in 1718. He may have intentionally run his ”agship, the Queen Annes Revenge, aground near Beaufort Inlet off present-day Atlantic Beach, forcing the immediate layoff of most of his 300 men. He later traveled with a smaller group to Ocracoke, and was there in November when Spotswoods hired guns found him. Accounts of the day report that when he saw the ships approach him, Blackbeard called to ask who they were and where they were from. The leader of the mission, Lt. Robert Maynard, played Friday by John Collamore of Virginia, told him they werent pirates, and that they were coming for him. Spotswood had hired the men under the authority of a general proclamation by the king to go after pirates, but he had no speci“c charge from George I to pursue Blackbeard. Spotswood, not the Royal Navy, paid the men, whose personal boats had no insignia of the Royal Navy. At the time, the Royal Navy had no uniforms, so the men wore clothing of the day. Spotswood indicated the ship had a ”ag, likely the Union Jack, but the weather was so still that day that the ships to be pulled by row boats, so the ”ag likely was hanging limp. Under the circumstances, Duffus postulated, Blackbeard probably thought he was being attacked by disgruntled former employees or South Carolinians looking for revenge over his earlier blockade of their Charleston port.Whats the verdict?For his part, Spotswood argued through his living history actor, he viewed it as his duty to go after Blackbeard because Gov. Eden not only tolerated the pirate, but was in cahoots with him. The exercise had no effect on Blackbeards legal standing. But in Duffus view, it wasnt Blackbeard who was on trial Friday, but popularized history, which sometimes lacks context and often overlooks facts. The evidence is overwhelming,Ž Duffus said afterward, that Blackbeard wasnt such a bad guy.ŽBlackbeard the pirate goes on trial in NC courtroom AP PHOTONorth Carolina historian and author Kevin Duffus wrote the script for a mock trail of Bluebeard the pirate in Washington, N.C., based on documents found in courthouses and archives. 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018FROM PAGE ONEALMANACToday is Sunday, Oct. 28 the 301st day of 2018. There are 64 days left in the year.Today in historyOn Oct. 28, 1962 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informed the United States that he had ordered the dismantling of missile bases in Cuba; in return, the U.S. secretly agreed to remove nuclear missiles from U.S. installations in Turkey.On this dateIn 1726 the original edition of Gullivers Travels,Ž a satirical novel by Jonathan Swift, was first published in London. In 1858 Rowland Hussey Macy opened his first New York store at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street in Manhattan. In 1886 the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland. In 1922 fascism came to Italy as Benito Mussolini took control of the government. In 1936 President Franklin D. Roosevelt rededicated the Statue of Liberty on its 50th anniversary. In 1940 Italy invaded Greece during World War II. In 1958 the Roman Catholic patriarch of Venice, Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, was elected Pope; he took the name John XXIII. The Samuel Beckett play Krapps Last TapeŽ premiered in London. In 1965 Pope Paul VI issued a Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions which, among other things, absolved Jews of collective guilt for the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In 1976 former Nixon aide John D. Ehrlichman entered a federal prison camp in Safford, Arizona, to begin serving his sentence for Watergate-related convictions (he was released in April 1978). In 1991 what became known as The Perfect StormŽ began forming hundreds of miles east of Nova Scotia; lost at sea during the storm were the six crew members of the Andrea Gail, a swordfishing boat from Gloucester, Massachusetts. In 2002 American diplomat Laurence Foley was assassinated in front of his house in Amman, Jordan, in the first such attack on a U.S. diplomat in decades. Todays birthdays Jazz singer Cleo Laine is 91. Actress Joan Plowright is 89. Musician-songwriter Charlie Daniels is 82. Actress Jane Alexander is 79. Actor Dennis Franz is 74. Pop singer Wayne Fontana is 73. Actress Telma Hopkins is 70. Olympic track and field gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner is 69. Actress Annie Potts is 66. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is 63. The former president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is 62. Rock musician Stephen Morris (New Order) is 61. Country/gospel singer-musician Ron Hemby (The Buffalo Club) is 60. Rock singer-musician William Reid (The Jesus & Mary Chain) is 60. Actor Mark Derwin is 58. Actress Daphne Zuniga is 56. Actress Lauren Holly is 55. Talk show host-comedian-actress Sheryl Underwood is 55. Actress Jami Gertz is 53. Actor Chris Bauer is 52. Actor-comedian Andy Richter is 52. Actress Julia Roberts is 51. Country singer-musician Caitlin Cary is 50. Actor Jeremy Davies is 49. Singer Ben Harper is 49. Country singer Brad Paisley is 46. Actor Joaquin Phoenix is 44. Actress Gwendoline Christie is 40. Singer Justin Guarini (TV: American IdolŽ) is 40. Pop singer Brett Dennen is 39. Rock musician Dave Tirio (Plain White Ts) is 39. Actor Charlie Semine is 38. Actor Matt Smith is 36. Actor Finn Wittrock is 34. Actress Troian Bellisario is 33. Singer/rapper Frank Ocean is 31. Actress Lexi Ainsworth (TV: General HospitalŽ) is 26. Actor Nolan Gould is 20.Bible verseO Sing unto the Lord a new song; for he hath done marvelous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.Ž „ Psalms 98:1 Praising God is great therapy for the soul. Take time to praise Him and thank Him and you will see that your problems will get smaller. energize turnout for Bost, who is “ghting to hold on to a seat that was once a Democratic stronghold, but turned out for Trump in 2016. To bolster his argument for sticking with the rally, Trump argued that the New York Stock Exchange was opened the day after 9/11, though in fact it was reopened on September 17. Speaking to a massive, cheering crowd at an airport hangar in southern Illinois, Trump said the hearts of all Americans are filled with grief, following the monstrous killing.Ž He told reporters before the rally that he would travel to Pittsburgh, though he did not offer details. He also sought to distance himself from the man arrested in the shooting, calling him sickŽ and saying he was no supporter of mine.Ž Trump promised to change his tone for the Saturday night rally given the events of the day. While he avoided some of his most fiery rhetoric, he still targeted Pelosi and Democrats and the crowd gleefully shouted lock her up,Ž in reference to Hillary Clinton, one of the targets of the bomb plot. Continuing to emphasize his hardline immigration rhetoric, Trump said: Republicans want strong borders, no crime, and no caravans.Ž Trumps speech to a convention of the Future Farmers of America had all the hallmarks of a Trump rally, as the president riffed on trade, jobs and some of his political enemies. At one point he also joked about his hair. He said it was ruffled by the rain as he left Washington, adding I said, maybe I should cancel this arrangement because I have a bad hair day.Ž Trump offered an unsparing denunciation of anti-Semitism, which he said was the motive behind the attack, in contrast to remarks after clashes between white supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville last year. Then, he only in”amed tensions by blaming both sides for the violence. Speaking to young farmers in Indianapolis, Trump called on the country to come together, before inviting a pastor and rabbi on stage to pray. Earlier in the day, Trump speculated that the death toll in Pittsburgh would have been curbed if an armed guard had been in the building. With both the number of deaths and details of the synagogues security still to be disclosed, Trump said gun control has little to do with itŽ but if they had protection inside, the results would have been far better.Ž But the attack did not persuade him that tighter gun controls are needed. This is a case whe re, if they had an armed guard inside, they might have been able to stop him immediately,Ž Trump said. Maybe there would have been nobody killed, except for him, frankly. So its a very, very „ a very difficult situation.Ž In previous mass shootings, Trump has at times said he would consider tightening gun laws but in the main has called for more armed guards in places such as schools. The world is a violent world,Ž he said before his speech. And you think when youre over it, it just sort of goes away, but then it comes back in the form of a madman, a wacko. ... They had a maniac walk in and they didnt have any protection and that is just so sad to see, so sad to see.Ž Trump said lawmakers should very much bring the death penalty into vogueŽ and people who kill in places such as synagogues and churches really should suffer the ultimate price.ŽTRUMPFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOA man holds his head as he is escorted out of the Tree of Life Congregation by police following a shooting at the Pittsburg synagogue, Saturday. alleged Tree of Life Synagogue shooter,Ž the statement read. The account was veri“ed and matched the name of the alleged shooters name, which was mentioned on police scanners. This person also had accounts on other social networks. Gab took swift and proactive action to contact law enforcement immediately. We “rst backed up all user data from the account and then proceeded to suspend the account. We then contacted the FBI and made them aware of this account and the user data in our possession. We are ready and willing to work with law enforcement to see to it that justice is served.ŽONLINEFROM PAGE 1 this year. Sayoc thought she should burn in hell with Ellen DeGeneres and Rachel Maddow... and President Obama and Hillary Clinton.Ž Sayoc, 56, was arrested Friday near Fort Lauderdale and is charged federally with mailing at least 13 mail bombs to prominent Democrats and other frequent targets of conservative ire, including former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and the cable network CNN. He is scheduled to make his “rst court appearance Monday. That radicalism is a stark contrast to the mid-2000s, when Sayoc managed and performed with two male-dance revues „ Men of SteelŽ and American Hunks.Ž He never expressed political views back then, Crosby said. I dont know if he was a Democrat or Republican,Ž said Crosby, who now runs a gym and is a comedian near Minneapolis. Along with three or four other chiseled men, Crosby and Sayoc traveled the country by van, stripping to G-strings for screaming women in honkytonks and nightclubs. They would check into a motel, perform, bring women back to party, sleep a few hours and then get up early the next morning to drive several hours to the next gig. Its a hard life,Ž Crosby said, quite seriously. The partying, bad food and lack of exercise takes a toll, he said. Sayoc hosted, then danced last. Crosby said he and the other all-but-naked dancers would bring women up on stage, make them and their friends laugh and do some sexual innuendo „ except Sayoc, who wasnt a good performer. He said Sayoc would have women sit in a chair, get between their legs and drive his pelvis into theirs hard „ bang, bang.Ž The chair is bouncing off the wall, their head is bouncing off the wall,Ž Crosby said. Sometimes, he would bite the womens exposed skin hard enough to leave teeth marks. Crosby said women would complain to the other dancers that Sayoc was too rough, but no one ever called the police. He said Sayoc had a zero to 100Ž temper and would sometimes use his 6-foot, 250-pound frame to intimidate other men. If he wasnt happy about something, he would de“nitely let you know,Ž Crosby said. Still, he never saw Sayoc hit anyone and he treated his employees well „ though he would sometimes scam the shows “nancial backers. For example, Crosby said Sayoc would sometimes drive separately in his own older van, though not the now infamous one he was arrested with. He would then take parts from the troupes newer van, which was owned by an investor, and swap them with dying parts from his clunker, Crosby said. Sayoc would then ask the investor to pay for the troupe vans now-needed repairs. Twelve years later, however, when Sayoc worked for Gureghian at New River Pizza in Fort Lauderdale, honesty and reliability were his job-saving attributes. He never stole and customers never complained, Gureghian said. But until he quit earlier this year, he regularly subjected co-workers to “ery political rants. Gureghian called his views pure hatred.Ž He detested liberals, blacks, Jews and especially gays, who he called slurs, Gureghian said. Gureghian said Sayoc used his van for deliveries and one rainy night he offered her a ride home. The “rst thing I did was kind of look to make sure „ God forbid „ if something happened, can I open that door to get out and how do tuck and roll?Ž she said. Sayoc lived in the van and Gureghian said it was a mess. There were empty containers from fast-food restaurants, mens “tness supplements and alcoholic beverages. Dirty clothes were everywhere. And, ominously, there were dolls with their heads cut off. He told me he was “xing them for his two nieces,Ž Gureghian said.PERSONALITYFROM PAGE 1 CESAR SAYOC By JAY WEAVERMIAMI HERALD (TNS)MIAMI „ The quick arrest of a homeless man living in his van on charges of sending more than a dozen mail bombs to notable Democrats around the country may have signaled the climax of a massive federal investigation during the past week „ but its far from over. Federal agents are still searching for other possible suspects in South Florida who may have helped Cesar Sayoc, the former stripper and self-described entertainment promoter who was arrested Friday at an auto parts store in Plantation. Friday night, FBI agents questioned a person at a Broward County residence with a potential connection to Sayoc, but nothing came of the interview, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the probe. Investigators are also analyzing Sayocs impounded van in which he lived and allegedly built the pipe bombs because it contains a trove of valuable evidence, from explosive-device materials to credit-card receipts. They say the vehicle, covered with attacks on critics of President Donald Trump, directly links the 56-year-old Aventura man to the crime of mailing explosive devices from South Florida to the Democratic targets. Among them: former President Barack Obama, former Democratic presidential Hillary Clinton, actor Robert De Niro and billionaire “nancier and political megadonor George Soros. According to sources, Sayoc told FBI agents and other authorities during a brief interview at the bureaus South Florida “eld of“ce in Miramar that he never meant to hurt any of the intended targets „ though the FBIs director later said the pipe bombs were not hoax devices.Ž Sayoc eventually clammed up, invoking his Miranda rights and asking to speak with a lawyer. Despite allegedly committing practically the entire mail-bombing campaign from South Florida, Sayoc will be whisked away to New York after appearing in federal court in Miami for a removal hearing on Monday. He will be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorneys Of“ce in the Southern District of New York, based on evidence that at least “ve of the 14 packages were sent to that area, including CNNs of“ces in Manhattan. Many criminal and legal experts in South Florida called the New York U.S. Attorney Of“ces takeover of the case a classic power grabŽ of a national case that really belongs in South Florida. One former federal prosecutor said Miamis new U.S. attorney, Ariana Fajardo Orshan, got a dose of the SDNY.Ž During a Friday news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, D.C., Fajardo was conspicuously absent from the stage of senior of“cials, which included Attorney General Jeff Sessions, FBI Director Christopher Wray and the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman. Wray credited the phenomenal workŽ of federal agents and FBI lab experts along with state and local police in New York, the Washington, D.C., area, Delaware, Florida and California, where authorities say the bomb-“lled manila envelopes were sent by Sayoc since Oct. 18. All of the packages, which had the return address of the congressional of“ce of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, were routed through a U.S. Postal Service mail sorting facility in Opa-locka. A trail of telltale clues helped investigators quickly focus the nationwide manhunt on Sayoc. Among the connections: a latent “ngerprint on an envelope sent to California Rep. Maxine Waters along with DNA residue on two devices sent to Waters and Obama. They matched with DNA records kept by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that were collected from Sayoc in previous state criminal cases. Wray thanked FDLE for their very quick workŽ in helping make the DNA connection before Sayocs arrest Friday morning. We do believe that weve caught the right person,Ž he said. Once I knew they (the FBI) had a print, I was pretty con“dent wed be able to “nd the right person.Ž Agents also scrutinized Sayocs voluminous social media posts, his cellphone records and his movements throughout South Florida to link him to the threats against Democratic targets. Sources told the Miami Herald that those database searches did not reveal evidence that Sayoc was in”uenced by any terrorist organizations, including Islamic State. The notorious Middle Eastern terrorist groups propaganda has been posted on social media of several convicted felons who attempted to carry out past bombings in South Florida. Wray would not say if there might be other potential suspects associated with the packages, citing the ongoing investigation. Sayoc, who is being held at the federal detention center in downtown Miami, was arrested on a criminal complaint on charges of interstate transportation of an explosive, illegal mailing of explosives, threats against a former president and other high-ranking former government of“cials, threatening interstate communications and assaulting federal of“cers. The “ve charges carry a potential 58 years in total prison time if Sayoc is convicted, Sessions said.Feds widen search for others who may have helped Florida mail-bomb suspect


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About 24 percent of workers said they had less than $1,000 saved for retirement, according to the 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey, and a whopping 55 percent of workers had less than $50,000 saved. Conventional wisdom has long suggested that you save and invest 10 percent of your income each year, but thats not best for all. If youre starting late or would like to be more secure in old age, aim significantly higher. You can try out different retirement saving-andinvesting scenarios at dollartimes. com/calculators/retirement.htm and A quick way to roughly estimate how big a nest egg you need (assuming a 4 percent withdrawal) is to multiply your desired annual income by 25. Want $25,000 in your first year? Twenty-five times that is $625,000. Save aggressively and invest effectively. The sooner you start, the more time your money will have to grow. 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But the temporary headwinds dont justify how the shares have been punished. That has created an intriguing opportunity for long-term investors. Owens Corning stock is now looking undervalued, with a forwardlooking price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio recently well below 10. The tumbling share price has also nearly doubled the dividend yield, recently at 1.7 percent. (The dividend payout has increased by an annual average of 7 percent over the past four years, too, and has plenty of room to grow more.) With management expecting an eventual rebound in material purchasing prices, Owens Corning deserves a closer look. Ask the Fool My Dumbest InvestmentUnder Armour LossesMy dumbest investment by far has been shares of Under Armour. I saw the companys logo everywhere, which seemed promising. I bought shares three times in about five months „ after it would drop, Id buy more. I stopped after the bad quarters started to stack up, and finally sold most of it to take a tax loss this year. I put the proceeds into my favorite stock, Apple. The lesson I learned is that I prefer stocks that pay dividends. Dividends keep paying you, even if you have to wait for a company to turn its fortunes around. Dividends also let you engage in dollar-cost averaging, reinvesting your dividends into additional shares of stock. Im much happier now with Apple, which is a dividend payer and a growth company. Its the best of both worlds. „ Mike C., Apex, North Carolina The Fool Responds: Apple has indeed been rewarding its shareholders well, with both dividends and share-price appreciation. Its not a guaranteed gold mine, though. Under Armour has indeed fallen from its heights of a few years ago. Still, it has its believers, who see growth opportunities abroad, promise from its cost-cutting initiatives and a return to dependable profitability looming. Believers may want to hang on, but theres nothing wrong with favoring solid, growing dividend payers, either. Split-AdjustedQ What does the index effectŽ mean in the investment world? „ H.R., Jackson, MichiganAThe index effect is what happens when a given stock is added or removed from a major stock index. Remember that companies are routinely added to or removed from various indexes „ sometimes because they grow too big or small for the index theyre in, sometimes because they merge with or are acquired by another company, or perhaps because theyve grown more or less important.Consider the Standard and Poors 500, or S&P 500,Ž as an example. Theres more than $3 trillion invested in index funds that track it „ so if it adds a new company to its roster, all of those funds will have to buy shares of that stock, and all that buying can send the stock price up to some degree. Conversely, stocks removed from an index can see their prices fall. 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It can be helpful to think of them, generally, more as salespeople than as independent financial advisers.Want more information about stocks? Send us an email tos SchoolYou Probably Need to Save MoreTheres a good chance youre not saving enough for your future. The U.S. personal savings rate was 6.6 percent in August, which is lower than it has been in recent months. (It was 7.4 percent in February, for example.) Consider, too, that Americans were saving more than 10 percent of their income for much of the 1960s and 1970s. Since most of us will be relying on ourselves for much of our retirement income, its important that we sock away enough to live off of in the future. Dont just assume that youre doing enough. If you save, say, $5,000 per year for 25 years, that might seem like a lot, but if, invested, it grew at 8 percent annually, it would total close to $400,000, That would give you under $16,000 in your first year of retirement, if you made a conservative 4 percent withdrawal. Add that to Social Security retirement income (which recently averaged about $17,000 annually) and it still wouldnt be a lot to live on. 2018 THE MOTLEY FOOL/DIST. BY ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION 10/25 LAST WEEKS TRIVIA ANSWERI trace my roots back to 1968, when I was formed as one of the first hospital management companies in the United States. Over many years, I built and acquired lots of hospitals. In 1994, I merged with Columbia Healthcare, which had previously acquired Humanas hospital operations. I recently boasted 178 hospitals, plus 119 surgery centers, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. 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Page 6 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS WEATHER FORECAST by Myles Mellor 1. QLYCK OMNQBSHWX. B DMBWX DN RMLC TNQX NO DTW DTBSH ONR. B YBKD. 2. AYUR KGUI QH JDQR NGQRI? AYUR HYUJUI NYDRLU QR HYU AUDHYUJ! GY LGGKQU! 3. PBGAB HGRK PXT XRKETV X HZUUQ PFXVBFM HEMFAXTV? LXQT EH VBZULFM! 4. BWQE DUNYJQFOY BYQEWYJ SJYZUKEUXP DUCWE FY SQJE XG Q GQNE COQLUPC JYKUSY: ZJULLOY! 1. Lambs frolicked. I tried to grab hold of the thick fog. I mist. 2. When does it rain coins? When theres change in the weather! Oh goodie! 3. Which film was almost a funny weather forecast? Days of Thunder! 4. What miserable weather prediction might be part of a fast glazing recipe: drizzle! CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your honest appraisal of a situation will help enormously „ that is, if its your job or duty to share such things. Avoid sharing opinions you arent asked for, though, as it wont lead to anything good. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Of course, everyone is acting out of self-interest while trying to seem unselsh. This is only natural. Anyway, it makes any genuinely seless move appear nothing short of miraculous. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). To release the past „ thats the empowering choice. Dont worry about whether the other person deserves to be forgiven. You dont have to forgive in order to drop it and move on. CANCER (June 22-July 22). The peacocks beautiful plumage is an elegant deception designed to woo mates and intimidate rivals. You, on the other hand, dont need to be larger or more colorful to be impressive. Leave that to the birds. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You are creative, and you have so much to give. Now all you need is someone to teach you how to give it to more people. Marketing isnt just for business. Its a life skill. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Ask for clarity. It doesnt really matter whom you ask. You could ask the tree. You could ask your mom. Its the question itself that centers you and invites the light of truth. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You could tell your story any number of ways. The dramatic way might be more entertaining, but its better to be diplomatic. Cast them in a favorable light and youll earn trust and su pp ort. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Does it seem as if youve been ranking your days as good or bad based on one single goal? Though this goal matters to you very much, should it really be the basis of your entire rating system? SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). It feels at times as if your body just wont cooperate with you. Then again, maybe you just havent gured out how to operate it yet. The rst step is in realizing that though you have a body, you are not your body. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). There really are angels around. You should know. Youve been one on plenty of occasions. So when its your turn to accept angelic assistance, do not be too proud to take it. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The thing that caused you to doubt your own capabilities was nothing more than an uncontrollable bit of life. So, youre not all-powerful. But youre certainly more than capable under most circumstances. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Though the truth may set you free, it is not likely to also make you popular. Denitely think twice before revealing your honest opinion, particularly on the subject of what friends are up to. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (Oct. 28). You might be surprised at the one thing that will increase your good fortune more than anything else this year. Its reading. The more you absorb the better you get at meeting whatever challenges that come. Also, reading leads to appreciation, and appreciation is an invitation to the universe to further delight you. Libra and Leo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 41, 24, 18 and 30.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 E/N/C Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: My husband of 20 years, Jerry,Ž recently learned about an old girlfriends death. A Facebook friend informed him about it. The message arrived late at night while I was sleeping, and he woke me to tell me the news. He is now receiving condolences from friends that he is responding to as though he were grieving. Abby, the old girlfriend and my husband split up on very bad terms. She not only cheated on him but gave him an STD. I am appalled and feel hurt that this is happening. Friends of mine are surprised and suspicious about it. I confronted my husband and asked him if the situation were reversed and I were the one who died and an old ame started receiving condolences, how would he feel? Jerry said it wouldnt bother him. Is it normal to send condolences to old ames? „ DEATHLY CONFUSED IN TEXAS DEAR DEATHLY: Its normal to inform others about a death, but considering the circumstances of the breakup, whats going on isnt normal.Ž Its possible that the messages your husband is receiving are from other Facebook friends who are connected to the sender of the original message. While it isnt unusual for old friends to reach out to each other after news of a death, to convey it in the form of a condolence to an ex-boyfriend after the romance is long over strikes me as somewhat odd. My advice is to remain calm, dont let it give you heartburn and wait for the emotions to subside with time. DEAR ABBY: The holidays are approaching, and I suspect many young couples are facing the same problem about where to spend Thanksgiving and Christmas. I have two daughters „ one married and one single. The married daughters motherin-law has declared that this is herŽ year for Thanksgiving, and next year is herŽ year for Christmas. She has three sons, none of whom lives within four hours of her home. All three sons have children. Dont you think the sons and their wives should decide for themselves if they want to travel for the holidays? They may prefer to spend Christmas morning in their own homes. Also, what about her daughters-in-laws parents? Perhaps they, too, have other grown children who would like to decide what they want to do for the holidays. My philosophy is to plan my holidays and invite my children. If they can come, great! If not, there are no hard feelings. If all of my children and grandchildren cant be here at the same time, I focus on the ones who are and enjoy the time I have with them. I think the woman is being disrespectful to her sons and daughters-in-law. What say you? „ FOCUS ON A GOOD TIME DEAR FOCUS: As your letter illustrates, not all mothers-in-law are alike. Some are iron-sted matriarchs who demand obedience from their grown children. Others, like you, are more easygoing. In my opinion, the woman you have described is less disrespectful than overbearing.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. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular.Ž Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Heloise: I love for my home to smell nice! Potpourris are wonderful, but they are so expensive. Do you have any ideas for making homemade potpourri? „ Teresa from Texas Yes, I am a fan of potpourri. The scent is so lovely around the house. You dont need to go farther than your kitchen to nd the ingredients to make an inexpensive potpourri. Heres how: „Combine your favorite dried spices, such as cloves, rosemary, bay leaves or lavender, thinly sliced dried citrus, such as lemon or orange, along with cinnamon sticks, allspice berries or dried rose buds or anything else you love. To enhance the fragrance, sprinkle vanilla or almond extract on the top. „Place bowls of potpourri in the warmest part of the room and away from pets and small children. You can set them near a candle or on a mantelpiece or near a lamp because the heat will bring out the aroma. „Potpourri makes a great holiday gift. Buy glass candle jars when they are on sale at big box stores. You can ll them with holiday potpourri and wrap a ribbon around the jar for an aromatic gift. „ Heloise Dear Readers: Most of us love dessert, and even better, one that is healthy, tasty and fast to make. Try this: Slice apples, peaches, pears or bananas. Sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg. Drizzle honey on the top. Bake on a lower temperature like 250 degrees for 5-10 minutes or until soft. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My children are learning to do their own laundry. Do you have a quick checklist I can give them to use to follow to get good results? „ Victoria in Louisiana Dear Victoria: Indeed I do. Make sure you give each child a plastic laundry basket with a dierent color to hold their clothes. You should be on hand at rst to guide them through these simple steps: „Separate light clothes from dark. „Sort out delicate garments from heavier fabrics. „Clean out pockets and close zippers and hooks. „Pretreat spots and stains. „Choose the right washing cycle and measure detergent exactly. „ Heloise Dear Readers: When you are bringing cooked food to a potluck dinner or party, it can be such a hassle to keep it hot and to prevent it from spilling. Heres an easy solution: Put hot stews, soups, vegetables or pasta into a wide-mouth, half-gallon thermos. The food will remain hot and wont spill inside your car. „ Heloise Dear Readers: As we know, home appliances break down and require repairs, which can be expensive, especially after the warranty expires. When you get an appliance, always keep the booklets that come with it. If something happens to the appliance, you can look at the troubleshooting sections to see what steps to take before calling for a repair service. Here are the simple ones to do: „ Check to be certain that the appliance is properly plugged in. „ Examine home fuses to be sure that one is not blown. „ Look to see if the lid or doors are ajar or not closed tightly. „ Heloise Dear Readers: If you are keeping cans of gas, paint containers or pesticides in your garage, they can be dangerous. Store them all in a safe place, such as high on shelves or locked in a separate area. „ HeloiseCondolences for death of mans ex-girlfriend confuses his partnerDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018WORLD NEWSBy CHRISTOPHER SHERMANASSOCIATED PRESSTAPANATEPEC, Mexico „ The Mexican government seems torn between stopping several thousand Central American migrants from traveling toward the U.S. border in a caravan or burnishing its international human rights image. On Saturday, more than a hundred federal police dressed in riot gear blocked a rural highway in southern Mexico shortly before dawn to encourage the migrants to apply for refugee status in Mexico rather than continuing the long, arduous journey north. U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Mexico to prevent the caravan from reaching the border. Police let the caravan proceed after representatives from Mexicos National Human Rights Commission convinced them that a rural stretch of highway without shade, toilets or water was no place for migrants to entertain an offer of asylum. Many members of the caravan have been travelling for more than two weeks, since a group “rst formed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Not long after the caravan resumed the trek north Saturday, government of“cials were seen for the “rst time directly helping the migrants by giving rides in trucks and providing water along the scorching highway. Most of the migrants in the caravan appeared determined to reach the U.S., despite an offer of refuge in Mexico. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto launched a program on Friday dubbed You are home,Ž which promises shelter, medical attention, schooling and jobs to Central Americans who agree to stay in the southern Mexico states of Chiapas or Oaxaca, far from the U.S. border. Mexicos Interior Ministry said that temporary identity numbers have been issued to 111 migrants under the program. The IDs, called CURPs, authorize the migrants to stay and work in Mexico, and the ministry said pregnant women, children and the elderly were among those who had joined the program and were now being attended at shelters. After another brutally hot day on the road with her husband and 8-year-old son, Alejandra Rodriguez said the possibility of health care and a work permit in Mexico sounded enticing. But as she laid out a tarp and blanket to sleep in a covered parking area in Tapanatepec, the 26-yearold from Tegucigalpa, Honduras said shed prefer to start a new life further north. She had heard that job opportunities were scarce in southern Mexico. Orbelina Orellana said she and her husband were determined to continue north as well. Our destiny is to get to the border,Ž said Orellana, who left three children behind in San Pedro Sula. She was also suspicious of the Mexican proposal, fearing that she would be deported if she applies for asylum in Mexico. Mexican of“cials have greeted the caravan with a mixture of hospitality and hostility. Several mayors have rolled out the welcome mat for migrants who reached their towns „ arranging for food and camp sites. At other times, police have ejected migrants from passenger buses or prevented smaller groups from joining the caravan. The caravan still must travel 1,000 miles to reach the nearest U.S. border crossing at McAllen, Texas. The trip could be twice as long if the 4,000 or so migrants head for the Tijuana-San Diego frontier, as another caravan did earlier this year. Only about 200 in that group made it to the border. This years caravans have earned the ire of Trump. The Pentagon approved a request for additional troops at the southern border, likely to total several hundred, to help the U.S. Border Patrol as the president seeks to transform concerns about immigration and the caravan into electoral gains in the Nov. 6 midterms. Stoking fears about the caravan and illegal immigration to rally his Republican base, Trump insinuated that gang members and Middle EasternersŽ are mixed in with the group, though he later acknowledged there was no proof of that.Mexico torn between stopping, aiding migrant caravan By TRISHA THOMAS and NICOLE WINFIELDASSOCIATED PRESSVATICAN CITY „ A monthlong meeting of Catholic bishops marked by demands for womens rights wrapped up Saturday with delegates saying a place for women at the churchs decision-making table was a duty of justiceŽ and that the church as a whole must recognize the urgency of inescapable change.Ž Pope Francis had called the summit of church leaders to debate ways to better minister to young people and help them “nd their vocations in life. But the synod was quickly taken over by debate about issues that are particularly dear to the young in many parts of the world: the clergy sex abuse scandal, respect for gays, and womens rights. The issue of women was particularly acute given only seven nuns were invited to participate in the synod alongside 267 cardinals, bishops and priests. None of the women had the right to vote on the “nal document. A petition launched on the sidelines of the synod demanding women religious superiors be allowed to vote garnered some 9,000 signatures, but reference in a draft to the gender disparity at future synods was scrapped in the “nal document. The language that was kept, however, was strong and included one of the few straight-forward recommendations in the entire 60-page document. The synod recommends that everyone be made aware of the urgency of an inescapable change,Ž it said. It called for greater presence of women in church structures at all levels, including positions of responsibility, while respecting that the priesthood remains for men only. Its a duty of justice, that “nds its inspiration in the way Jesus related to the men and women of his time, as well as the importance of the role of some female “gures in the Bible, in the history of salvation and in the life of the church,Ž the document read. Church doctrine reserves the priesthood for men, given Christs apostles were male. Women have often complained they have a second-class status in the church. Historys “rst Latin American pope has vowed to change that, but he has done little and counts no women among his own advisers. Paragraphs referencing the role of women in the church were among the most contested during the “nal vote Saturday. But the full text passed with only the paragraph referencing homosexuality and sexual inclinationsŽ receiving enough no votes as to threaten passage. In the end it passed with 178 yes votes and 65 no votes, approved with 12 yays to spare. The “nal text made no reference to LGBTŽ faithful, which had been used in the preparatory document in what was a “rst for a Vatican text. While the term was rejected for the “nal document, the delegates voted to not scrap that initial text but to consider it complementary,Ž suggesting that the LGBT term lives on in an of“cial way. On abuse, the bishops stopped short of issuing a straight-forward communal apology for the decades of sex abuse and cover-up committed by priests and their superiors against young people. While that section of the document was entitled Seek Pardon,Ž the text voted on by bishops said merely that no amount of repentance can heal the trauma caused to victims. Thirty bishops voted against it.Vatican meeting endorses women at the decision-making table AP PHOTOMexican federal police in riot gear block the highway to keep a thousands-strong caravan of Central American migrants from advancing on their way to the U.S. border, outside Arriaga, Mexico, Saturday. 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REAL ESTATE SUNDAY AVON PARK • LAKE PLACID • SEBRINGSECTION CSunday, October 28, 2018FARM HOUSE ON 5 ACRES WITH POOLBy Special to Highlands News-SunThis home is at 4905 W. Josephine Road in Lake Placid. It is priced for $324,900 and is listed with Norman and Mandy Elliott of The Elliott Team with Keller Williams Realty. Its no secret that home buyers love Adventure From Home Inc. remodels! Everything from ”oor plans to decor is stunning and in high demand. This de“nitely rings true for their latest property to hit the market. This stunning farm house-style, pool home is nestled on “ve acres. It has total peace and tranquility away from the hustle and bustle of town, yet is not too far for convenience sake. You will fall in love the moment you pull up to this home. Situated under mature trees, own a slice of paradise. The property is nicely landscaped with lush tropical foliage and landscape curbing around the ”ower beds. Step onto the covered and tiled front porch and open the front door into a gorgeous oasis. Immediately the kitchen COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 4905 W. Josephine Road in Lake Placid. It is priced for $324,900 and is listed with Norman and Mandy Elliott of The Elliott Team with Keller Williams Realty.POOL HOME IN COUNTRY CLUB OF SEBRINGBy Special to Highlands News-SunThis home is at 5027 Strafford Oaks Drive in Sebring. It is priced for $319,999 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. Situated on a street of attractive, well-maintained homes, the “rst thing youll notice is the beautiful curb appeal of the extensive landscaping, stone fountain and pavered driveway leading to the three-car garage. Enter this executive home through the custom double leaded glass front doors to be greeted by the open ”oor plan and impressive custom features including high ceilings, crown molding, chair rail, arched doorways, elegant light “xtures and transom windows. The spacious living room is painted in a soothing shade of light gray and has a sliding glass door to the lanai. It is open to the dining room with double tray ceiling, crown molding and chair rail. At COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 5027 Straord Oaks Drive in Sebring. It is priced for $319,999 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of T he Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.BEAUTIFUL HOME WITH DEEDED LAKE ACCESSBy Special to Highlands News-SunThis home is at 2528 State Road 17 North in Sebring. It is priced for $199,900 and is listed with Bill and Cyndee Bryan with Re/Max Realty Plus. This home is located inside the city limits of Sebring with all the amenities of “re protection, city water plus the added bonus of deeded lake access on Dinner Lake. There is a nice sidewalk taking you to gorgeous views of the shimmering lake! The home was constructed in 2006 with concrete block and stucco “nish with several roof lines for added structural interest. The covered entry opens with a beautiful entry door, sidelights and transom with beveled leaded glass design. Upon entering the formal foyer, the view is an open great room design with wood laminate ”ooring. This open space connects smoothly to the formal dining room as well as the spacious kitchen. The living room is complimented by upper collectible or plant shelving and COURTESY PHOTOThis home is at 2528 State Road 17 North in Sebring. It is priced for $199,900 and is listed with Bill and Cyndee Bryan with Re /Max Realty Plus. DIRECTIONS4905 W. Josephine Road, Lake Placid From U.S. 27 in south Sebring, turn west onto State Road 66. Turn left onto Payne Road. Turn right onto West Josephine Road. The home is on the left.ELLIOTT | 2C DIRECTIONS5027 Strafford Oaks 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 Strafford Oaks Drive. The home is on the right.FERRY | 2C DIRECTIONS2528 State Road 17 North, Sebring From U.S. 27 in Sebring, turn onto Sebring Parkway. Turn left onto Home Avenue. Cross State Road 17 to the property, which is on a private paved road. The home is on the right on the paved road.BRYAN | 3C


C2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 will catch your eye. It has white cabinets, stunning back splash and granite counter tops including a massive 12-foot island that overlooks the living room and dining room. This is truly the perfect space to entertain friends and family. This island will be the gathering point in your home for years to come. You will love the ship lap walls and wood laminate ”oors. Double doors lead to the tiled screen back porch with wood ceiling. The home has an open concept ”oor plan. The private master bedroom is up a couple stairs up and features wood beam ceilings, a private balcony and gorgeous remodeled bathroom. On the main level are two additional bedrooms and another remodeled bathroom with double sinks. Beat the Florida heat in style with your very own gorgeous in-ground swimming pool complete with stone waterfall. The property has a fenced portion of yard, an attached two-car garage and so much more. For more information, call The Elliott Team at 863-658-3780. Ask about MLS 249906.ELLIOTTFROM PAGE 1C COURTESY PHOTOThe kitchen has white cabinets, stunning back splash and granite counter tops including a massive 12-foot island that overlooks the living room and dining room.11 by 16, its the perfect place to host holiday dinners. Off the living room, separated by an arched doorway, is the family room. More custom features abound here including the double tray ceiling, an arched window and built-in cabinets. Theres another set of sliding glass doors leading to the lanai. The gourmet kitchen has room for all the chefs in the family! This spacious kitchen boasts cherry cabinets, center island cook-top, built-in desk, breakfast nook and gorgeous ceiling fan with medallion. It is open to the spacious family room and breakfast area, making entertaining family and friends a breeze. Youll enjoy spending time in the covered and screened lanai and pool area, which has access from the living room, family room, breakfast area and owners suite. The covered area measures 23 feet wide making this an ideal place for a morning cup of coffee or entertaining friends for an evening drink. The custom-shaped heated pool and spa is beautiful. Its situated on the golf course, but the lush landscaping maintains your privacy. The owners suite, at 13 by 18, has room for a sitting area and has sliders that open to the screened lanai. It boasts crown molding, 10-foot ceilings and two closets „ one a walk-in. The owners bath has a sunken garden tub, his-and-her vanities, chandelier, a separate shower and private water closet. The of“ce just off the Foyer has glass French doors with transom windows above and is the perfect place for your computer or exercise room. The two additional bedrooms and guest bath offer plenty of room for family and guests. Other features of this home include a new roof in 2017, an oversized three-car with golf cart garage, upgraded light “xtures, covered front entrance, laundry room with deep sink and closet, and beautiful landscaping all around. Built in 1998, this lovely home has 2,225 square feet of living area with 3,667 total square feet. It is situated on nearly a quarter acre. For more information or to schedule a private showing, call Ferry at 863-381-1089 or email or call Reed at 863-381-6575 or email Kimbreed@ PAGE 1C People in Real Estate Helen Ferry is with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. Call 863-3811089. Norman and Mandy Elliott are with Keller Williams of Highlands County. Call 863-443-0480 or 863-273-2861. Bill and Cyndee Bryan are with Re/Max Realty Plus. Call 863-3814092 or 863-381-6574. HOW TO APPEAR IN 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. COURTESY PHOTOThe family room has a double tray ceiling, an arched window and built-in cabinets, as well as a set of sliding glass doors leading to the lanai. COURTESY PHOTOThe covered lanai is a perfect space for entertaining and the custom-shaped heated pool and spa is beautiful. Its situated on the golf course, but the lush landscaping maintains your privacy. 1200 Stone Ridge Circle € Sebring, FL 33870 € 863-382-2100 WWW.STONERIDGEFLA.COM BRAND NEW! PRIVATE GATED LUXURY COMMUNITY! 863-382-2100Great Value! Must See! Was $239,900 Capri 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Now $223,900 OPEN HOUSE 12:00 TO 4:00adno=3624751-1 € General Household Pest Control € Lawn & Ornamentals € Fertilizing € Mosquito & Ant Control € Fumigation Services € Termite Inspection / Protection / Prevention 1-866-896-6622Call For Free Estimate Lake Placid 863-465-6622 Sebring 863-385-6625Licensed & Insured adno=3619787-14800 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 Countyadno=3619674-1 OPEN HOUSE 13 CORMORANT POINT 3114 WATERWOOD DRIVE ~ $169,500Lovely 2BR/2BA home in the sought-after Active-Adult community of Cormorant Point. Large Florida Room in the front has a wall of windows overlooking the tranquil pond perfect for the morning co ee. Dont forget the private enclosed Lanai with no neighbors behind. Dir: US 27 and Hammock Rd, West on Hammock Rd, R into Golf Hammock, R on Par Rd, R on Cormorant Point Dr, R on Waterwood, to another R on Waterwood to property on left. MLS# 249063 OPEN HOUSE 13 ASHLEY OAKS 2056 ASHLEY OAKS CIRCLE ~ $149,500 is recently updated 3BR/2BA boasts new wood laminate ooring in the living areas. Youll enjoy nature on your 12x15 screened Lanai. Low HOA fee covers your lawn maint allowing you time to enjoy the many amenities in this desirable 55+ gated community. Dir: US 27 and Hammock Rd, West on Hammock Rd, R into Ashley Oaks, L to home. MLS# 249749 The Reed-Ferry Team just had their 100th Closing in 2018 with over $20 Million in Sales! Call Kim and Helen For Results That Count!

PAGE 26 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C3the room measures 18 by 21. The wood laminate ”ooring continues from the foyer all the way to the French doors opening to a nice enclosed patio. The dining room is to the right of the foyer and measures 10 by 14. There are beautiful chandeliers in the foyer as well as the formal dining room boasting a large beautiful window space. The dining room features columns to add the crowning touch to this elegant space. The large kitchen is tiled and features nice oak cabinets including a U-shaped design with counter seating and an island for buffet style entertaining. There is a beautiful bay window space for your kitchen-style dining. There is custom lighting including indirect lighting and spots. The appliances include a smooth-top stove, built-in microwave, dishwasher and side-byside refrigerator. The master bedroom features a tray ceiling and a beautiful bathroom with double sinks, plenty of closet space and custom lighting leading to a luxurious tiled shower. This bedroom measures 14 by 15 and is carpeted. The other two bedrooms are a split design on the other side of the great room. They are both carpeted and share a nice bathroom with a tub and shower. The front bedroom can be used as an of“ce or a music room and features French glass entry doors. The utility room is located inside the home and includes a set of matching washer and dryer units. There is plenty of space with cabinets and a wash basin for easy cleanup before coming inside. The double garage measures 23 by 25 and has a full set of cabinets for tools and supplies. The concrete ”ooring has been custom painted and would make a great space for parking, a ping-pong table or pool table for an awesome entertainment space. Just off the great room in the back of the home, French doors open to an air-conditioned enclosed patio for relaxing with friends and family. The back entry door takes you to the sidewalk for lake frontage access. Enjoy the beautiful sunrises on Dinner Lake! This home is vacant and ready to occupy with no waiting. The interior has been freshly painted and the home is clean and spotless. To schedule a viewing of this outstanding property, call Bill and Cyndee Bryan at 863-3814092 or 863-381-6574. For more pictures, visit or and search for MLS 246910.BRYANFROM PAGE 1C COURTESY PHOTOThe home has deeded lake access on Dinner Lake in Sebring.(863) 531-0058 712 U.S. 27 S., Lake Placid, FL (next to Seminole Tire) Newly Expanded! 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C4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 Home inspection finds that can stop a sale in its tracksHome inspections are a part of pretty much every real estate transaction, and that is understandable. Buying a home is the biggest “nancial decision most people will ever make, and you want to make sure you are making a good purchase. When we are working with sellers, we tell them not to get an inspection. Thats not because we dont think they are important, but rather because the buyer is most likely going to want to get their own inspection, so there is no need for the seller to pay for something the buyer will be getting done on their own anyway. But we do encourage anyone who is considering putting their home up for sale to look at their home from the point of view of an inspector in order to identify any issues that need to be addressed. Some issues may not look like much to you if you have been living in the home for a long time and are used to them, but they may raise a big roadblock on the path to a successful sale. Here are some of the main things that can come up in an inspection that may kill your sale: 1. Structural issues This one should be obvious. If your home has issues with the basic structure or foundation, that is going to be a big problem for a potential buyer. These kind of issues can be very costly to “x, but need to be addressed immediately, unless you are willing to list your home at a deep discount. 2. Roof issues Another obvious potential problem spot. Any leaks „ and any interior damage the water has caused „ need to be “xed before a sale. Consult a reputable and licensed professional roofer. They may be able to repair your roof without needing to get the entire thing replaced. Roofs can be a big sticking point because opinions can vary on the need to replace older roofs, so getting an opinion from a trusted professional can be a big help. 3. Water damage and mold All water damage doesnt come from above. It can also come from below. If you have drainage issues that have caused water incursion in your home, you will need to have that issue resolved. Along with water damage, there can also be associated mold issues. Both of those can be huge stumbling blocks on the road to a sale. The following issues are mostly associated with older homes, but can still become a problem if you are thinking of listing your home: 1. Wiring Older homes may not be able to handle the load associated with modern conveniences. Not only can this be an annoyance with constantly tripping breakers, it can also be a “re hazard. A lot of electrical issues can be “xed without a great expense, but they still should be addressed by a professional. 2. Plumbing Most plumbing problems can be “xed with a quick trip to the hardware store, so making sure all your faucets are leak-free before showing your home is an easy task. 3. Well water If your home is on a well, make sure the pump is up to snuff and that your water is properly treated to not to be off-putting to potential buyers. You may have gotten used to the taste, but that doesnt mean somebody else wants to deal with it. Older homes also may have asbestos and lead paint that have to be dealt with before a sale. They are also things that must be disclosed before a sale can be completed, so just covering them up is not a solution. Its important to remember that no home inspection of a pre-existing home is ever going to be perfect (if it is, that is probably a red ”ag). The inspectors job is to “nd things, and they are going to do just that. But dont let a few small issues stand between you and a home you love otherwise. Work with your Realtor to come to an understanding with the seller about what must be “xed before the sale and what you can handle after you move in. The Elliott Team with Keller Williams Realty is always available to answer your Real Estate questions. They can be reached at 863-658-3780.ON THE HOMEFRONT Norman & Mandy Elliott Cox joins Sebring Re/Max officeBy Special to Highlands News-SunSEBRING „ Carrie Cox has joined the Re/Max Realty Plus Sebring of“ce. Cox is a Florida native, with a wide ranging background in sales and interpersonal relationships. She has lived in Highlands, Lee and Monroe counties and returned to Sebring in 2014. A lifelong lover of all things outdoors, Cox is right at home in Floridas landscape, whether it is “shing or being in nature. Cox has created numerous business ventures, including lawn care, an antique/resale store and e-commerce. 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PAGE 28 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C5 Find your dream home at: It's a sign of great things to come in real estate.Florida Properties GroupReal Estate € Property Management € Title € Se Habla Espaol SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 9 AM … 5 PM OPEN CONSTRUCTION MODEL 492 CR621 E LAKE PLACID 33852 € 4BR/3BA, 2136 Sq.Ft. € 2 Story, split plan. On Lake Clay $413,500 MLS# 245422 Brooke Foster (863) 441-0781 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 SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 1 PM … 3 PM 3114 WATERWOOD DR, SEB, 33872 € 2BR/2BA, 1816 Sq.Ft. € Large Florida room overlooking pond € Newer roof, AC. 55+ community $169,500 MLS#249063 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 1 PM-3PM 200 ANNA MARIA WAY NE, LK PLACID 33852€ 3BR/3BA, 2515 Sq.Ft. € With in-law suite € All new roof, AC, flooring, paint$209,900 MLS#249894 Roger Ravensborg (863) 840-3298 OPEN HOUSE Lake Placid VIEW OF LAKE GRASSY € 3BR/2BA, 2320 Sq.Ft. € New roof in 2018 € Kitchen w/wrap around bar, pantry $199,900 MLS#248892 Dennis & Debra Rutledge (863) 441-2039 Sebring BEAUTIFUL HOME ON 1.4 ACRES€ 3BR/3BA, 3142 Sq.Ft. € 12 ceilings, rounded corners € Kitchen w/SS cooktop, double oven, island$559,400 MLS#249303 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 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 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 NEW CONSTRUCTION! € 3BR/2BA, 2296 Sq.Ft. € Estimated completion end of Nov. € Wood cabinets, granite, SS appliances $265,000 MLS#249870 Barbara Bonasera (863) 441-0168 Sebring STUNNING LAKE SEBRING HOME € 3BR/2BA, 1853 Sq.Ft. € New roof, dock, & enclosure around pool € Lot next door included. SS appliances $425,000 MLS#249886 Elease DeYoung (863) 414-1450 SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 1 PM … 3PM132 AUTUMN TER., LAKE PLACID 33852€ 4BR/4.5BA, 3862 Sq.Ft. € 375 of frontage on 2 canals to Lake Grassy € 2 car garage + 26x29 detached garage$409,900 MLS#249457 Ann Freeman (863) 243-3418 Sebring MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE € 2BR/2BA, 1584 Sq.Ft. € Living & dining rooms, lanai € Newer roof & water heater $154,900 MLS#247274 Hyacinth Baxter (863) 443-7285 Avon Park NEW NEW NEW!€ 3BR/2BA, 1884 Sq.Ft. € Total remodel, granite SS appliances € Thermopane windows. Detached garage$ 165,000 MLS#249117 Rona Port (863) 414-6575 Lake Placid COME TAKE A LOOK! € 3BR/2BA, 1172 Sq.Ft. € Open area off kitchen for dining € Covered deck w/fenced backyard $111,000 MLS#249472 Rona Port (863) 414-6570 Sebring ONE OF A KIND PROPERTY € 3BR/2BA, 1314 Sq.Ft. € On 1.95 acres. Detached shed € Large family room $199,900 MLS#249881 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 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 POOL HOME ON GOLF COURSE € 3BR/2BA, 2152 Sq.Ft. € 8 Sliding doors open to lanai € Open family room w/10 ceiling $239,900 MLS#249440 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 1 PM … 3 PM 4862 PEBBLE BEACH DR, SEB, 33872€ 3 BR/2.5 BA, 2620 Sq.Ft. € Custom built 1 Owner € Great house for entertaining!$269,900 MLS#248862 Lisa Terrell (863) 414-0358 Lake Placid BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION € 3BR/2BA, 1192 Sq.Ft. € Tiled floors throughout € Open back patio, inside laundry $149,900 MLS#248853 Lori Brown (863) 835-1196 SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 9 AM5 PM OPEN CONSTRUCTION MODEL 956 LAKE DR. E, LAKE PLACID 33852 € 3BR/2.5BA, 3142 Sq.Ft. € Metal roof, split plan. On Lake Sirena $374,900 MLS#241942 Brooke Foster (863) 441-0781 SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 1 PM-3 PM2056 ASHLEY OAKS CIRCLE, SEB, 33870€ 3BR/2BA, 1395 Sq.Ft. € Recently updated villa € 12x15 screened Lanai $149,500 MLS#249749 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 SUNDAY OCT. 28th 1-3 PM 2922 SUMMERTREE, SEB 33872€ 2BR/2BA, 1460 Sq.Ft. € Bonus Room € In 55+ community of Cormorant Point$144,900 MLS#249085 Lisa Terrell (863) 414-0358 Sebring COUNTRY CLUB HOME€ 3BR/2BA, 2225 Sq.Ft. € Wall of sliding glass doors to 12x50 Lanai € New outdoor kitchen. Pool area overlooks pond.$349,900 MLS#249782 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 Sebring LOOKS LIKE A MODEL HOME!€ 3BR/2BA, 2437 Sq.Ft. € Kitchen w/maple cabinets, granite, island € Lanai & pool, w/4th hole of golf course in distance$329,900 MLS#249690 Kim Reed (863) 381-6575 Sebring GOLF COURSE HOME€ 3BR/2BA, 1880 Sq.Ft. € Freshly painted exterior, double door entry € Sliding doors to lanai w/pool & sunken spa.$299,900 MLS#249890 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Sebring MANOR HILL OF SUN N LAKE€ 2BR/2BA, 2008 Sq.Ft. € Formal living & dining room +family room € Inside laundry & office space$195,000 MLS#249875 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 Sebring BEAUTIFUL VILLA € 3BR/2BA, 1714 Sq.Ft. € Skylight, plant shelves, 16Ž tile € Kitchen w/upgraded cabinets $195,000 MLS#247702 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Sebring ORANGE BLOSSOM HOME ON 1 ACRE € 3BR/2BA, 1815 Sq.Ft. € 12x20 Family room € Large screened porch $194,900 MLS#249497 Dennis & Debra Rutledge (863) 441-2039 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 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 Highlands Ridge LOVELY OPEN PLAN € 2BR/2BA, 1389 Sq.Ft. € 20x20 Great room € Kitchen w/white cabinets, SS appliances $166,900 MLS#249049 Helen Ferry (863) 381-1089 Sebring GREAT FIND! € 3BR/2BA, 1482 Sq.Ft. € Sebring Hills € New interior/exterior paint $164,900 MLS#249679 Lazaro Martinez (863) 458-0532 Lake Placid FURNISHED LEISURE LAKES HOME € 2BR/2BA, 1159 Sq.Ft. € Galley kitchen w/breakfast nook € 20x12 Family room $135,000 MLS#249651 Carol Edwards (863) 441-2994 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 Lake Placid BEAUTIFUL LAKE PLACID LOT € 100 x 492 € Gated and Deed Restricted Community € Central water available $75,000 MLS#249839 Linda Klein (863) 243-3357 OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCT. 28TH 1 PM -3-PM 3820 RODEO DR, SEB, 33875€ 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 OPEN HOUSE 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 : 863-382-6575adno=3619653-1


C6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 Campbell ranked in REAL TrendsBy Special to Highlands News-SunSEBRING „ Jeanny Campbell, a veteran Realtor with Re/Max Realty Plus, was recently recognized in the 2018 REAL Trends Americas Best Real Estate ProfessionalsŽ rankings. The prestigious survey is divided into four categories: individual agents by sales volume, individuals by transaction sides, agent teams by volume and teams by sides. In Florida, Campbell placed 109 for most transactions as an individual agent. Its an honor to be listed among such hardworking and dedicated professionals across the state and the country especially being from a small market in Highlands County compared to much larger markets,Ž Campbell said. The Highlands County market has been strong, steadily improving in all areas, not only in residential, but also in vacant land, acreage and commercial. That, along with my 39 years of real estate expertise, allows for the ideal opportunity to provide clients with the highest level of customer service,Ž she said. Campbell is proud to be associated with the Re/Max team, which sells more real estate in the county than any other real estate company, according to a recent press release. The combined Sebring and Lake Placid of“ces have reached 1,000 in closings and over $116 million in closings. Real estate is a very competitive business and were proud of our Re/ Max agents and teams for their outstanding professionalism and commitment to raising the bar in real estate,Ž Re/Max CEO Adam Contos said. The real measure of success is customer satisfaction and thats why year in, year out, homebuyers and sellers turn to Re/Max to help them with one of lifes biggest investments.Ž Nearly 1 in 4 agents (22.7 percent) in the REAL Trends 2018 Americas Best Real Estate ProfessionalsŽ rankings is a Re/Max agent „ more than any other brand, according to the press release. Campbell can be reached at 863-3811848, e-mail Jeanny@ and everyone is encouraged to download her free app JeannyCampbell. CAMPBELLUS average mortgage rates edge upBy The Associated PressLong-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly higher this week amid continued anxiety in “nancial markets as interest rates rise. Home borrowing rates remain at their highest levels in more than seven years, with the key 30-year rate approaching 5 percent. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on 30year, “xed-rate mortgages ticked up to an average 4.86 percent this week from 4.85 percent last week. A year ago, it stood at 3.94 percent. The average rate on 15-year, “xed-rate loans rose to 4.29 percent this week from 4.26 percent last week. Anxiety over rising interest rates, which stem from strength in the economy, has buffeted “nancial markets in recent weeks and spilled over into the housing market. Stocks have swooned over the last three weeks as investors worried about interest rates as well as trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and slowing economies outside the U.S. As of Wednesday, the S&P 500 index had plunged 9.4 percent in just three weeks, with two separate six-day losing streaks. It hadnt had a streak of losses that long since November 2016. The combination of higher borrowing costs and increasing home prices has made home ownership less affordable. Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 5.5 percent in September, the fourth straight monthly drop as the housing market cools, the government reported Wednesday. The annual rate of home sales has dropped 15.3 percent since May, eliminating much of the strength in sales from the “rst “ve months of 2018. Builders had assumed that a stronger economy would boost sales, yet a greater share of new construction is going unpurchased. Interest rates on Treasury bonds, which have climbed to seven-year highs in recent weeks, were steady this week. The yield on the key 10-year Treasury note, which can in”uence mortgage rates, was at 3.14 percent Wednesday, down from 3.15 percent last week. 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 “xed-rate mortgages was unchanged from last week at 0.5 point. The fee on 15-year mortgages also held steady, at 0.4 point. The average rate for “ve-year adjustable-rate mortgages rose to 4.14 percent from 4.10 percent last week. The fee remained at 0.3 point. MANUFACTURED HOME RESALE SPECIALISTS SINCE 1982WE LIST SELL BUY MANUFACTURED HOMES! CALL US TODAY! 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SB2231Orla Or Don Cox (863) 658-3955OVERLOOKING GOLF COURSE CRYSTAL LAKE CLUB $45,5002/2 Merit home, Immaculate, bright, remodeled in 2014,2015. Partially furnished, passed 2018 home inspection. Roof and AC warranties available, Laminate flooring in Dining room. SB2250Jack Walden (239) 825-8401MUST SEE! BEAUTIFUL! TODAYSB2172 (2/2) $30,000Ray Hammond/Hammond Team (863) 450-3339SUNDAY, OCT. 28TH€ 12PM-2PM727 MOCKINGBIRD LANE, AVON PARKOCT. 28th€ 1PM-3PM102 Charm Street SebringSB2240 (2/2)$23,800 Kim Strasser (863) 279-3387 TODAYOCT. 28th€ 1PM-3PM1123 Dewitt Street SebringSB2280 (2/2)$49,997Amy Slane (863) 450-3336 TODAY$16,700 1/1 clean, well maintained park model in 55 plus park has lake Jackson access, laundry facilities and shared amenities with sister park highlands MHP. Home is fully furnished. SB2199 Amy Slane (863) 450-3336EVERYTHING YOU NEED!! TODAYSB2298 (2/2) $44,500Jack Walden (863) 279-3387SUNDAY, OCT. 28TH€ 12PM-2PM2004 SAWGRASS TRAIL, SEBRING$49,5002/2 home. 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PAGE 30 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | C7 #1 IN LISTING INVENTORY OVERALL743 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870863-386-0303 ANDREA CRANMER: 863-451-6400 DIANA WILLIAMS: 863-386-0303 DANA OLSON: 863-451-1775 RENTAL SPECIALIST 1404 WILSON DR, SEBRING Contact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 $210,000 724 S. SUN N LAKE BLVD, LAKE PLACIDContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 $1100/mo. 117 COUNTRY CLUB DR. #202, LAKE PLACIDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 $1050/mo. 314 DEVONSHIRE RD, SEBRINGContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 $1150/MO($1900 SEASONAL) 4449 LOQUAT RD, SEBRINGContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 MLS 249580 $120,000 ANITA ZAHN: 863-840-1420 3311 KING DRIVE, SEBRINGContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 $65,000 FORECLOSURE 122 PARKVIEW DRIVE, LAKE PLACIDContact: Diana Williams: 863-386-0303 $1300.00/mo. 700 CATFISH CR RD, LAKE PLACID Contact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 502 CHELSEE WAY, LAKE PLACIDContact: Dana Olson: 863-451-1775 $1,100/Mo 1544 CHURCHILL STREET, LAKE PLACIDContact: Anita Zahn: 863-840-1420 $136.900 REDUCED! 3055 SCENIC HWY, SEBRINGContact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 $299,900 4 ACRES IMMACULATE! ON LAKE GRASSY ORANGE BLOSSOM EST. 209 FIJI WAY LAKE PLACIDContact: Andrea Cranmer: 863-451-6400 $469,900 FEATURED ON HGTV A CROSS FROM LAKE JOSEPHINE $1500/mo. FURNISHEDadno=3619649-1Creating the perfect kitchen islandBy MELISSA RAYWORTHTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSInterior designer Abbe Fenimore knew that adding a kitchen island was one of the most important decisions shed make in remodeling her 1940s-era home in Dallas. A well-designed kitchen island can offer storage space, a work surface, comfortable seating „ even a cooktop or spare sink. But like so many aspects of kitchen design, it needs to be planned with extra care. An item this large and central isnt something youll want to replace within just a few years. So Fenimore and her husband created a cardboard island in their kitchen with precise dimensions to live with it before committing. They tinkered with the details on its size and location. They debated which features were necessary, and which were too much of a splurge or took up too much space. In the end, that island has become the literal hub in our home for socializing,Ž Fenimore says. Weve asked Fenimore, founder of the design “rm Studio Ten25, and two other interior designers „ Los Angelesbased Betsy Burnham and New York-based Jenny Kirschner „ for their thoughts on great kitchen-island design and trends.Map out the detailsBecause careful planning is so important, Burnham suggests working with a designer on kitchen-island design or “nding resources online for drawing up a ”oorplan. Youre going to need about 3 feet of space around it „ at least 3,Ž she says. Homeowners sometimes end up with too crowded a kitchen if they choose an island thats too large. It shouldnt literally be an island off by itself,Ž Burnham says, but it shouldnt be too close to perimeter countertops either.Ž Other important questions: How many people do you want to seat? Leave plenty of depth for peoples legs when they sit on bar stools or seats at your island. And do you want one level or two? Burnham loves the clean lines of one level surface. But Kirschner sometimes designs an island with two levels „ one at counter height for cooking prep and a lower level at table height, so you can sit in chairs rather than bar stools. Families with young kids who worry about little ones falling off bar stools often love this option, Kirschner says.Specialty storageSome of Fenimores favorite elements are deep, pull-out drawers for pots and pans, and drawers with mechanisms that lift a mixer or other small appliance up and out for easy use. Also: drawers designed to hold containers of spices, and deep drawers holding metal containers for serving utensils, as you might see in a restaurant kitchen. A lot of people underestimate storage needs,Ž Fenimore says, so really think about how you cook and what you use. Kirschner also suggests considering what you might want to store that isnt technically a kitchenŽ item. Her island includes drawers for her childrens art supplies, because the island is where they do arts and crafts projects. Islands often have closed storage, but some people prefer some open shelving. Fenimore has a trash can built into her island, with a stainless steel opening in the islands surface where unwanted items can easily be swept during cooking. Its a detail that didnt add much to the cost but makes life exponentially easier.e cooktop questionIt sounds lovely „ having your stovetop in the island, so you can chat with someone seated there while youre cooking. But things splatter, Kirschner points out. And tearing up the ”oor to add power and gas lines can be expensive if your kitchen doesnt already have these utilities in the middle of the ”oor. The same goes for adding a sink to your island: These designers say an island sink is a great feature and popular with clients, but you have to consider the expense if youll need plumbing work done in the ”oor. Lastly, your cooktop needs ventilation. Do you want a range hood mounted in the ceiling and looming over your kitchen island? There are downdraft vents,Ž Kirschner says, but they tend to not work nearly as wellŽ at ventilating your cooking space as overhead ranges do.Match or coordinate?Some people love an island that seamlessly matches the rest of the kitchen, with countertops and cabinetry identical to what runs along the rooms perimeter. But our three designers say you can also think of your island like a piece of gorgeous furniture that is coordinated with the rest of the room but a little different. If you want the island to be the kitchens focal point, Kirschner says, get creative. Kirschner loves natural stone surfaces for kitchen islands, especially quartzite, which she says has beautiful veins of color but is more durable than marble. Burnham agrees that a kitchen island can be a dramatic statement, and there is a wide variety of styles. Do you want a European farm-table look, or modern and sleek marble? Weve seen a lot of the dark blues and grays and greens, in reaction to all the white kitchens we were seeing for a while,Ž Burnham says. Maybe mix things up. Keep all the countertops the same, but maybe the perimeter cabinetry is one color and the island cabinetry is a different color.Ž THE ASSOCIATED PRESSThis undated photo shows an urban farmhouse style kitchen in a Manhattan Beach, Calif., home designed by Betsy Burnham, where the kitchen island oers ample storage and an extra prep sink for use while cooking. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSThis undated photo shows a kitchen in a Santa Monica, Calif., home designed by Betsy Burnham. Although tiny pendant lights were once popular, designers now tend to choose more substantial overhead lighting above kitchen islands and select “xtures that can express the homeowners personal style.


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SPORTSSunday, October 28, 2018 | | @Sun_Preps WORLD SERIES COVERAGE INSIDEThe Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox squared o in Boston in Game 4 of the World Series. See page 2 for coverage. INDEX | Golf 4 | Lottery 2 | MLB 4 | Local Sports 3 | NBA 2 | NHL 2 | Tennis 6 | Scoreboard 5 | Colleges 7 | NFL 6 | Weather 8 By BOB FERRANTEASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE, Fla. „ Trevor Lawrence threw four touchdown passes, and No. 2 Clemson handed Florida State its worst home loss in program history with a 59-10 victory on Saturday. Lawrence completed 20 of 37 passes for 314 yards before staying on the sideline for good late in the third quarter. Tee Higgins and Amari Rodgers each had two touchdown receptions. The Tigers (8-0, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) moved to 8-0 for the seventh time in school history, including the third time in the last four seasons. They were dominant in the second quarter, scoring four touchdowns on consecutive drives en route to their fourth strwaight victory over the Seminoles. Florida State (4-4, 2-4) couldnt get out of its own way, suffering its most-lopsided defeat at home „ surpassing a 58-14 loss to Southern Miss in 1981. It was also the most points allowed by the Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium. Its the “ rst time Clemson has won four straight in a series that dates to 1970. Its also the “ rst time Florida State has lost four consecutive games to an ACC program (Miami previously achieved that feat before joining the league). Deondre Francois completed 17 of 36 passes for 180 yards and an interception for the Seminoles before departing due to injury. James Blackman came in and had a 73-yard touchdown pass to Keyshawn Helton. Florida State had not allowed 30 points in 11 straight games, but that streak was snapped less than a minute into the third quarter when Lawrence connected with Rodgers on a 58-yard catch and run.The takeawayClemson: The Tigers have cruised the last three weeks by a combined 163-20. Florida State: Florida State is 0-5 against ranked teams since the start of the 2017 season. Four of those losses are by double digits, including a 31-14 loss at Clemson last fall.Up nextClemson: Hosts Louisville on Saturday. Florida State: Visits No. 22 North Carolina State on Saturday, the second of three straight ranked opponents on the schedule. Florida State also plays at No. 3 Notre Dame on Nov. 10. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Florida StateClemson hands Florida State worst home lossBy MARK LONGAP SPORTS WRITERJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) „ Jake Fromm threw three touchdown passes, ending speculation about freshman Justin Fields supplanting him in the starting lineup, and No. 7 Georgia beat ninthranked Florida 36-17 on Saturday. The Bulldogs took advantage of Floridas three turnovers and an injury to cornerback C.J. Henderson to win the Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail PartyŽ for the second straight year. Fromm completed 17 of 24 passes for 240 yards, none bigger than the three for scores „ all on third down. The “ rst two went to Jeremiah Holloman, who beat C.J. McWilliams both times. The Bulldogs (7-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) clearly were picking on McWilliams after he replaced Henderson (back) on the “ rst series. There had been talk that Georgia coach Kirby Smart would get highly touted freshman Fields more work following a 20-point loss to LSU. Fromm smashed those rumors. Florida (6-2, 4-2) took a one-point lead early in the third quarter „ Feleipe Franks threw a perfect, 36-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Swain „ but Georgia answered with another Fromm-to-Holloman connection and then pulled away late. Franks fumbled trying to get the ball out of the shadow of his goal line and gave the Bulldogs the ball at the 1. Georgia came up short on six attempts from inside the 2 and had to settle for a “ eld goal and a 23-14 lead. Despite the impressive goal-line stand, Florida couldnt get another stop. Fromm found Terry Godwin on another third down for a 36-yard score and a 29-17 advantage. The Gators were in big trouble at that point because theyre not built COLLEGE FOOTBALL: South Florida COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Florida Gators GOLF: Charlotte Lady TarponsBy BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORIt was a book by Pia Nilsson and Lynn Marriott that changed Charlotte Lady Tarpons golfer Becky Davis approach to the sport. The book was called Be a Player and its influence continues to resonate with Davis, shaping the way she approaches each shot. She read the book about a year ago. It was basically about staying positive or neutral, whether you hit a bad or a good shot,Ž said Davis. You cant let your mind get to you.Ž Its difficult to imagine how much better Davis would be, if the 18-yearold had made those adjustments earlier in her career. She hit the ground running her freshman year, and that was the first year we won Counties,Ž said Josh Hoffart, Charlotte Lady Tarpons girls golf coach. She was the medalist in all three of those events. It was one of her big goals. She was hoping to get that fourth year in a row medalist.Ž However, in 2018, she placed second, missing by a stroke, but still earning All-County status for her efforts. But when the season started there was a defined objective for Davis, qualifying for States, a goal she achieved through hard work, a competitive spirit and an intense desire to perform consistently at the elite level, something she has done throughout her interscholastic career. At the end of last season, as we were driving away from the Regional tournament, we had dinner and talked about next year, and how it was going to be different, so it was literally a year in the making,Ž said Hoffart. She had turned a big corner last season, as she had mentioned. The mental approach to the game was the last barrier needed to break through to jump into the 70s.Ž Davis improved her scoring in 2018, shaving a stroke off her average, going from 79 to 78. Placing an emphasis on her new approach, was a solid foundation that she was able to build upon throughout the season, said Hoffart. Charlotte County played a large role in the way Davis was introduced to the sport. She started by participating in a golf camp, when she was 10-years-old at Deep Creek Golf Club, working with the clubs professional Todd Evans, and that experience would serve as the catalyst for her trajectory, sending her down a path that would become a passion. Todd, he was just so nice, and he was so willing to help anybody who wanted it,Ž said Davis. So, my dad just wanted me to start taking lessons. I fell in love with it after that.ŽFocused and driven PHOTO BY BEN BAUGHDavis has been a model of consistency for the Charlotte Lady Tarpons golf team. Davis realizes objective by qualifying for StatesDRIVEN | 3HOUSTON (AP) „ DEriq King had a hand in a career-high seven touchdowns, throwing for 419 yards and “ ve scores and running for 134 yards and two more touchdowns in Houstons 57-36 victory over No. 21 South Florida on Saturday. King threw touchdown passes of 15, 38, 30, 52 and 27 yards and had scoring runs of 47 and 36 yards. He “ nished 28 of 41 passing. The seven total touchdowns set a career high. Marquez Stevenson caught six passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns, Jeremy Singleton had “ ve receptions for 125 yards and a touchdown and Courtney Lark caught four passes for 85 yards before exiting early in the fourth quarter with an injury. Houston (7-1, 4-0 American) won its “ fth straight, totaling a season-high 684 yards of offense. Johnny Ford rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and Jordan Cronkrite rushed for 73 yards and a touchdown to lead USF (7-1, 3-1), which saw its eight-game winning streak snapped. Blake Barnett “ nished 26 of 39 for 263 yards and a touchdown. After a safety on King for intentional grounding in the end zone, USF cut the lead to 28-26 on a 23-yard “ eld goal by Coby Weiss with 10:47 remaining in the third quarter, but the Bulls would not get any closer. 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In the top of the 9th inning, the Red Sox led the Dodgers 5-4. € See for the full story.By TOM JONESTAMPA BAY TIMESThe Lightnings 3-2 victory in Las Vegas came with a couple of big casualties. Victor Hedman, among the NHLs top defensmen, will be out at least a week with an upper body injury. The Norris Trophy winner was injured Friday when he crashed into the boards on a check by Ryan Reaves. Ondrej Palat, meanwhile, is day to day with a lower body injury sustained after blocking a shot in the third period against the Golden Knights. The Lightning plays tonight at Arizona. NHL: LightningVictor Hedman, Ondrej Palat sidelinedNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) „ Leon Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula each scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers ended a 13-game losing streak against the Nashville Predators with a 5-3 victory Saturday. Connor McDavid also scored and Mika Koskinen made 24 saves in his “rst start of the season. Edmonton was 0-11-2 in its previous 13 games against Nashville. Filip Forsberg scored three times for the Predators, and Juuse Saros stopped 30 shots. Nashville cut it to 4-3 with 4:06 left on Forsbergs “nal goal. He connected on a power play, with Saros off for an extra attacker. Caggiula capped the scoring with an empty-netter.CAPITALS 4, FLAMES 3, SOCALGARY, Alberta (AP) „ Nicklas Backstrom scored the winner in a shootout and Washington goaltender Pheonix Copley earned his “rst career victory. Matt Niskanen, Jakub Vrana and T.J. Oshie scored for Washington, which has won two of three on its Canadian trip. Playing in his “fth NHL game, Copley stopped 27 shots in regulation and overtime and four of “ve in the shootout. Matthew Tkachuk, Travis Hamonic and Elias Lindholm scored for Calgary, which lost its third straight. Johnny Gaudreau had two assists to reach 200 for his career.MAPLE LEAFS 3, JETS 2TORONTO (AP) „ Jake Gardiner and Kasperi Kapanen scored in a late 26-second span and Toronto overcame the loss of star center Auston Matthews to beat Winnipeg. Matthews left in the second period after injuring his left shoulder absorbing a hit from defenseman Jacob Trouba. Matthews cut to the front of the net with the puck and, as he attempted to shoot on goalie Connor Hellebuyck, Trouba went shoulder-to-shoulder with Matthews. Kapanen scored the goahead goal with 2:45 left. Nazem Kadri also scored, Frederik Andersen made 22 saves and Mitch Marner added two assists „ reaching 100 in his NHL career. Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele scored for Winnipeg, and Hellebuyck made 28 saves.BLUE JACKETS 5, SABRES 4COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) „ Artemi Panarin scored 31 seconds into overtime to give Columbus the victory over Buffalo. The Sabres got a pair of goals in a two-minute span in the third period to tie it, setting up the overtime snipe by Panarin, a shot from the left circle that glanced off the far post. Panarin and Cam Atkinson each had two goals and an assist, and Pierre Luc-Dubois had a goal and a pair of assists, including the feed to Panarin that set up the overtime goal. Joonas Korpisalo stopped 34 shots and is undefeated in four starts for the Blue Jackets, who won their second in a row and ended a threegame winning streak for Buffalo. Jeff Skinner and Jason Pominville each had a goal and as assist, and backup Linus Ullmark had 32 saves for Buffalo.ISLANDERS 6, FLYERS 1PHILADELPHIA (AP) „ Brock Nelson scored two goals and Robin Lehner stopped 22 shots, leading the Islanders to the victory. Leo Komarov and Anthony Beauvillier also scored to help the Islanders take a 3-0 lead through two periods in a game between teams near the bottom of the Eastern Conference. Nelson scored in the “rst and third periods in his third straight game with a goal. A playoff team last season, Philadelphia has lost three straight games and four of “ve overall. Jori Lehtera scored for the Flyers, and Michal Neuvirth made 16 saves.DEVILS 3, PANTHERS 2NEWARK, N.J. (AP) „ Kyle Palmieri had a goal and an assist, Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves and New Jersey stopped a three-game slide. Taylor Hall and Blake Coleman also scored for the Devils, who won for the “rst time since opening the season with four consecutive victories. Nico Hischier had two assists. Florida lost for the third time in four games. Mike Matheson and Mike Hoffman scored for the Panthers, and James Reimer made 23 stops. Next up for Florida is a trip to Finland. The Panthers play Winnipeg in Helsinki on Thursday and Friday as part of the NHLs Global Series.CANADIENS 3, BRUINS 0BOSTON (AP) „ Brendan Gallagher and Max Domi scored 1:21 apart midway into the “rst period, and Carey Price made it stand up with 33 saves for his “rst shutout of the season to lead Montreal past Boston. The Canadiens snapped a six-game losing streak against the Bruins, with the last victory coming at home on November 8, 2016. It was Prices 41st career shutout. The Bruins lost for the “rst time at home this season after winning their “rst four „ all in regulation. They were the last NHL team to lose at home. Tuukka Rask made 20 saves. Jordie Benn added an empty-netter for Montreal.Draisaitl powers Oilers past Predators 5-3 AP PHOTOWinnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele (55) tries the wrap-a-round on Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto.NEW ORLEANS (AP) „ Ricky Rubio had 28 points and 12 assists, Rudy Gobert had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz became the “rst team this season to beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 132-111 on Saturday night. New Orleans played without star forward Anthony Davis. He was ruled out shortly before the game because of his sprained right elbow „ an injury through which hed played in a victory a night earlier over Brooklyn. The Davis-Gobert matchup has been a competitive and compelling one in recent seasons. With Davis out, Gobert had his best game of the young season. Hed come in averaging 14.5 points and had not scored more than 19 points in a game this season. Rubio, who set up several of Goberts dunks with alley-oop lobs, was averaging just 6 points coming in and hadnt scored more than 13 in a game. Nikola Mirotic scored 25 points for the Pelicans.CELTICS 109, PISTONS 89DETROIT (AP) „ Jaylen Brown scored 19 points, Marcus Morris added 18 and Boston handed Detroit its “rst loss of the season. Andre Drummond had 18 points and eight rebounds, and Stanley Johnson scored a season-high 16 for Detroit. The Pistons won their first four games of the season for the first time since 2008-09. The Celtics opened up a 103-74 lead with 5:15 left to play, cruising to a win in the first of consecutive games between the teams.76ERS 105, HORNETS 103PHILADELPHIA (AP) „ Joel Embiid had 27 points and 14 rebounds, and J.J. Redick and Robert Covington hit key 3-pointers late to lead Philadelphia past Charlotte. Embiid was a gametime decision after injuring his left ankle in practice Friday. Covington had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Ben Simmons added 14 points and 12 rebounds. Kemba Walker scored 37 points for Charlotte.BULLS 97, HAWKS 85ATLANTA (AP) „ Zach LaVine scored 27 points and Chicago was 7 of 10 from 3-point range in the fourth quarter to pull away from Atlanta. Jabari Parker scored half of his 18 points in the fourth quarter for the Bulls. Rookie Wendell Carter Jr. had 10 points and 10 rebounds while playing his first NBA game in his hometown. Taurean Prince led Atlanta with 16 points.PACERS 119 CAVALIERS 107CLEVELAND (AP) „ Bojan Bogdanovic scored 25 points, Victor Oladipo had 24 and Indiwana beat Cleveland to drop the Cavaliers to 0-6. Cleveland is off to its worst start since losing its first seven games in the 1995-96 season. Rodney Hood led the Cavaliers with 17 points. Rubio, Jazz, beat Davis-less Pelicans 132-111 AP PHOTOCleveland Cavaliers Collin Sexton, right, drives past Indiana Pacers Bojan Bogdanovic, from Croatia, in the “rst half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland.


The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 E/N/C Page 3 Golf has also provided Davis with a positive outlet, allowing her to stay in peak physical condition, and she also finds the sport therapeutic. Ive always been the type of person whos wanted to keep fit,Ž said Davis, whos committed to Savannah State University. I do have some days when Im super lazy and dont want to do anything. Golf is a fun sport to play, and its hard and people underestimate it. Its also a great way to take out your emotions, if youre having a bad day.Ž And although the sport can be stressful, Davis is able to maintain her equanimity in a very unique way. Usually, I get a song stuck in my head, and Ill go out and continuously sing that song,Ž said Davis. So, when Im not over the top of the ball, I have something to think of, so I dont always think about golf because that will mess up your game.Ž Hoffart was able to witness Davis evolution as a golfer up-close, and has seen her development and progression over time. I knew Becky before she started playing for us,Ž said Hoffart. She was around the golf course, the first couple of years I was coaching. She was a lot younger, and I was just starting to see improvements in her game. She was starting to get that real bug, wanting to be a competitive golfer. We had high hopes and a high ceiling in mind when she entered (high school). She hit the ground running.Ž Its that competitive desire, an intense motivation that comes from within, that has served as the impetus for Davis to reach an elite level. Davis work ethic and indefatigable nature on the golf course have made an impact thats palpable, not only with her ability to achieve optimal results, but its been a positive influence on others. She has brought a lot to the team, not just her scores, but her approach to the game, pushing some of the other girls to try to improve themselves, bringing a competitive aspect to the program,Ž said Hoffart. It certainly helped pay off for all of us. Theres a lot of things Ive learned from just being around her and seeing the way she approaches her shots. Its been fun and a true pleasure and a blessing to have her out here.Ž Davis has worked consistently to improve her game, whether it be driving distance and accuracy, sand saves, greens in regulation, putting; all of those variables have made a marked difference in her scoring average. I would say my short game was really good this year; I did have some moments where I didnt shine, but thats golf,Ž said Davis. You cant really do anything about that, but my long game has always been good. My driving, my driver off the tee isnt as good as I would like for it to be. My short game has improved from last season. Ive missed a lot of fairways, but I usually make it up.Ž Renowned for her consistency, Davis competitiveness is evident and her desire to win is palpable. At county and districts, I missed medalist by one stroke, and that killed me, losing by one stroke,Ž said Davis. I would rather lose by 15 than one. I would rather think about all the putts or little chips I couldve done better.Ž Davis and Hoffart, have a very close relationship, much like daughter and father, and that has played a role in her trajectory. At regionals, my emotions were frantic because on the second to last hole to play, I was four strokes behind the girl I needed to beat, if I wanted to make it to States,Ž said Davis. So, coach came up to me, and he was like, You cant give up because you have to play through all 18 holes. He was right because the girl blew up on the second to last hole, and I had birdied. So, I gained my lead back. I ended up making states. When I figured that out, all my emotions just came out. I started crying. It was so overwhelming. I worked so hard for this moment, and it finally proved that the golf Gods were on my side.Ž States will offer its own series of challenges as Davis will be pitted against Floridas best high school golfers. The tournament, 36 holes, will be Nov. 6-7 at the Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-in-the-Hills. Davis remains humble and grounded, realizing the challenges associated with the upcoming tournament. She knows shell be playing against the course and not the other golfers. Im not expecting to win my class,Ž said Davis. Its nerve wracking. I have expectations for myself, and my expectation was just to make it. Im not saying thats good enough. I achieved my goal. My objective is to shoot in the 70s both days.Ž PHOTO BY BEN BAUGHDavis and tarpons girls golf coach Josh Hoart, have had a daughter-father type of relationship. By BARBARA BOXLEITNERSUN CORRESPONDENTTwo Lemon Bay High School graduates nearly crossed paths when their college swimming teams met in competition. Ohio University junior diver Chastity Haxton said she and Miami University freshman swimmer Hunter Scott did not see each other during their Oct. 6 meet won by Miami. Haxton competed in an exhibition in the 1 and 3-meter dives, while Scott didnt compete. In her “rst season as part of the Ohio University roster, Haxton has been competing in exhibitions as she recovers from a foot injury apparently caused by overuse. The meet against Miami was her “rst since returning from time off. I was told I had a possible stress fracture,Ž she said. I just got out of a boot.Ž Since their meet, Scott has competed in the Akron Zips Classic, where her highest individual “nish was ninth in the 1,650-yard freestyle. She was a part of Miamis B 800 freestyle relay that “nished “fth and the B 200 freestyle relay that placed seventh. She also competed in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle and 200 medley relay. More womens swimming University of Louisvilles Sophie Cattermole won the 400 individual medley at the Southern Methodist University Classic. The former Manta Ray placed eighth in the 200 breaststroke and 10th in the 100 butter”y. She was part of the winning 800 freestyle relay. Mens soccer Columbia International University sophomore mid“elder Jeremiah Ruth had an assist against Southern Wesleyan. He competed for Port Charlotte High. Another past Pirate, freshman mid“elder Nathanael Ruth scored for Columbia International against Point. Freshman mid“elder Aaron Rivers scored for Dean College against Framingham State. He played for Charlotte. Previously at Lemon Bay, Florida Atlantic University freshman Blake Dean had an assist against Florida International. Mens swimming Saint Leo University freshman Matthew Argulewicz placed sixth in the 100 butter”y against Florida Southern College. The Venice High graduate was a part of the 400 freestyle relay that “nished “fth. Beau Hutchins of Saint Leo was fourth in the 100 butter”y and “fth in the 50 freestyle against Florida Tech and Lynn. The sophomore, who competed for the Indians, swam the last leg, with his team placing third in the 400 freestyle and 200 medley relays. Send updates about area athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at jdanddoc@ COLLEGE SWIMMING: Lady Manta RaysLady Manta Rays excelling intercollegiately By BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORThe Charlotte Tarpons are poised to be a force on the hardwood this fall. Coach Tom Massolio, a former Tarpons player, is entering his 22nd year at Charlotte High School, and his impressive resume includes 10 20-win seasons. A deep roster is redolent of another successful season. Players are committed to this season, already preparing for this fall and winters demanding schedule, by spending time in the weight room and running to stay in peak condition. They had the opportunity this summer to participate in several AAU events, said Massolio. The “nal roster for the upcoming season hasnt been set. The last couple of months weve been able to do that,Ž said Massolio. So, that was kind of neat, even though we dont have our full team. We were able to see guys in a different atmosphere. Its been good for us.Ž An experienced roster will be a key variable as the season goes forward, and Massolio has to look no further than the seniors on his team, three of the four seniors have been part of the varsity program for the past three years, Ahmad Johnson, Makai Reeves and Kenny Scribner. The Tarpons also have Juniors Faustin Phanor and Tyrik Gainer and Sophomore Tre Carroll. Its that depth that makes the Tarpons formidable. We have quality minutes coming back for us,Ž said Massolio. That makes it a lot easier transitioning coming into the upcoming season. When you have guys that know whats expected of them, have been in the battles and know what we want as a team, its going to be very bene“cial. Experience is always good.Ž The Tarpons open practice on Nov. 5, and they start the season with the Classic, two weeks later on Nov. 19. A demanding schedule starts with the two Classic games, with a calendar that features a full slate going forward from Nov. 29, said Massolio. December is crazy for us,Ž said Massolio. We have a lot of games in December, but with the experience that we have coming back, and those kids who put in the quality time this summer with us, I feel pretty con“dent about what were going to do with what we have going on.Ž However, its those opportunities that are part of this seasons schedule, where the Tarpons will be taking part in a number of tournaments on the road including playing in Tennessee and the prestigious City of Palms Tournament in Fort Myers, that provide motivation and an enthusiasm thats palpable. The biggest thing I try to instill in kids, and if someone had a formula for this theyd be a millionaire,Ž said Massolio. You just dont want kids to regret what theyve done. The opportunity to practice, to play, to experience the things were going to experience, and those are the things that you just cant get back. Every day we step out on the court and do something, we cant get it back. Put forth the effort, put forth the time to get better. Every person I know, I dont care how much youve done, if you want to do something, go out and do it.Ž HIGH SCHOOL: BasketballTarpons ready for basketball season Tuesday Volleyball Venice „ Regional semi“nals vs. Lakewood Ranch, 7 p.m. Port Charlotte vs. Charlotte, 7 p.m. Wednesday Diving Lemon Bay „ District meet at Lely High School, 3:30 p.m. LOCAL SPORTS CALENDAR 36-yard touchdown run to give Houston a 35-26 lead with 8:25 remaining in the third. After USF cut the lead to six with a “eld goal, King hit Jeremy Singleton for a 52-yard touchdown pass before converting on a twopoint conversion pass from Bryson Smith to Singleton to up the lead to 43-29 with 2:43 left in the third. USF cut the lead in half with a 39-yard touchdown pass from Blake Barnett to Deangelo Antoine with 36 seconds left in the third, but Mulbah Car rushed for an 11-yard touchdown a minute into the fourth to up the lead back to 14. King found Raelon Singleton for a 27-yard touchdown pass with eight minutes left to up the lead to 21.The takeawayUSF: The Bulls rebounded from another sluggish start to tie the game twice in the second quarter but were unable to stop King. USF rushed for 176 yards in the “rst half, but were held to 28 yards in the second half. Houston: The Cougars offense led by King was able to beat USF both in the air and on the ground. Houston had six rushers total 265 yards. The defense forced two fourth quarter turnovers to seal the win.Oliver outHouston All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver missed the first game of his career Saturday with a bruised right knee. Oliver, who has 51 tackles, 13 1/2 tackles for loss and three sacks this season, saw his streak of 32 straight starts end.Poll implicationsWith the loss, South Florida will likely drop out of the Top 25. Houston, which received votes in the poll this week, should receive more votes and could possibly sneak in.Up nextUSF: Hosts Tulane on Saturday. Houston: At SMU on Saturday.USFFROM PAGE 1Bto play from behind. DAndre Swift delivered the knockout punch with a 33-yard TD run with 4:29 remaining, sending Florida fans to the exits. The turnovers were the Gators real undoing. Jordan Scarlett fumbled on the teams opening possession, and Fromm found Holloman three plays later. Franks threw an interception on the next series. But the dagger was his fumble near the goal line.The takeawayFlorida: Despite another lopsided loss to Georgia, the Gators still have a chance to win 10 games this season. Its been a signi“cant turnaround from Jim McElwains “nal season, but Franks has to make signi“cant progress for the team to become a legitimate SEC contender. Georgia: The Bulldogs can clinch the SEC East next week at Kentucky. After stewing the last two weeks over the loss at LSU, they responded in a big way.Poll implicationsFlorida will fall out of the top 10. Georgia probably wont have room to move much up, especially with top-ranked Alabama and No. 4 LSU on byes.Huge lossLosing Henderson was big because the Gators were already without fellow sophomore Marco Wilson, who injured his left knee in a loss to Kentucky in early September. Henderson and Wilson were two of the best cornerbacks in the league. The Gators already were thin in the secondary because of injuries to Brian Edwards and Quincy Lenton, plus the loss of Randy Russell (heart condition) and Justin Watkins (dismissed).Up nextFlorida begins a threegame home-stand against Missouri. Georgia plays at Kentucky.GATORSFROM PAGE 1B AP PHOTOGeorgia coach Kirby Smart takes the “eld with his team for pregame warm ups prior to an NCAA college football game against Florida. DRIVENFROM PAGE 1B


Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 GOLF: HSBC ChampionsSHANGHAI (AP) „ Tony Finau struggled for so much of Saturday in the HSBC Champions that he was hopeful of a strong “nish to carry some momentum into the “nal round. He got much more than he imagined. Finau closed with three straight birdies for a 2-under 70 and kept his three-shot lead because of a late collapse by Justin Rose, who played the “nal two holes in “ve more shots than Finau required. There was no need to panic,Ž Finau said. Just play some good golf coming down the stretch, and I was able to do that.Ž Finau was at 13-under 203 and led by three over Justin Rose, Masters champion Patrick Reed and Xander Schauffele. Finau was on the verge of falling three shots behind on the 16th hole after Rose had pitched to within 3 feet for a birdie, and Finau hit wedge that came up well short. He rolled in a 20-foot birdie putt from off the green to stay within two shots, hit a tee shot that rolled to within 18 inches of the cup for a short birdie on the par-3 17th, and then holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th. Rose wasted a great round with a sloppy “nish and had to settle for a 70. He was two shots ahead going to the 17th when his tee shot went off the side of a hill and into a hazard, leading to double bogey. Then, his 4-iron to the par-5 18th was too far right and tumbled down the hill and into the water. He had a chance to save par until missing a 4-foot putt. Three back going into tomorrow, which is not exactly how it looked like it was going to be with a couple holes to play,Ž Rose said. There are three guys at 10 under who are all going to be chasing pretty hard, but nothing to lose tomorrow. Its going to take a good round. Im playing well, feeling good. Just got to put that last couple holes behind me and come out a little bit angry tomorrow.Ž Reed didnt make a par over the last six holes, with four birdies and two bogeys. He missed a 15foot eagle chance on the reachable par-4 16th, and then peeled his tee shot to the right down the slope into the hazard on the 17th to make bogey. A short birdie on the 18th gave him a 70. But the real collapse came from Rose, who had led since a short birdie on the seventh hole and appeared to be in complete control of his game. And then it was gone. His double bogey on the 17th hole sent him from a two-shot lead to a one-shot de“cit, and then he compounded it with another mistake on the 18th. Rose played the “nal two holes at Sheshan International in 11 shots compared to Finaus six. Schauffele rolled in a long birdie putt on the 16th and momentum until his second shot went into the water on the 18th, though he scrambled for par for a 69. Andrew Putnam, playing in his “rst World Golf Championship, had a 67 and was “ve shots behind, along with Tommy Fleetwood (72). Fleetwood was two shots behind until he chopped up the par-5 14th hole, three-putting from 12 feet for a triple bogey. Rory McIlroy also had an 8 on the 14th hole as he continued a big slide with a 75, leaving him 21 shots behind Finau. It not only was the second triple bogey this week for McIlroy, he has had “ve scores of 6 or higher on his card this week. Brooks Koepka, in his debut at No. 1 in the world, had a 71 and was 14 shots behind. Finaus only victory was in 2016 at the Puerto Rico Open, an event held opposite the Match Play in Texas. He had a three-shot lead going into the weekend, which was gone when he missed a short par putt on the “fth hole and failed to convert a 5-foot birdie putt on No. 7 as Rose was making his move. The 29-year-old American took only four putts over the last four holes, starting with a tough up-and-down from a bunker behind the 15th green that barely reached the fringe and trickled down to about 4 feet. By the end of the round, everything was going his way. Not only did he hit a ”awless tee shot into short range on the 17th, he got away with a poor tee shot into a bunker on the 18th and a shot that left him a lot farther from the green than he wanted. No matter. He made the putt and was on the verge of getting a victory to go with his consistent play this year. Im looking forward to tomorrow,Ž Finau said. Ive got a world-class “eld chasing after me. This is the position you want to be in and Ill be looking to close out my “rst tournament in this position, which is exciting for me. ... Im going to have fun no matter the outcome and hopefully make a lot of birdies and have those guys have to do something special tomorrow to beat me.ŽLate rally lets Tony Finau keep 3-shot lead in HSBC AP PHOTOSTony Finau of the United States tees o during round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. Justin Rose of England eyes the ball during round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. Tony Finau of the United States presses on his cap after “nishing round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. Tony Finau of the United States follows his shot during round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. Tony Finau of the United States reacts after “nishing round three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Saturday. TAOYUAN CITY, Taiwan (AP) „ Nelly Korda shot a 3-under 69 to share the lead with Wei-Ling Hsu after three rounds of the LPGA Taiwan Championship on Saturday. Playing in front of a home crowd, Hsu finished with an even-72 on Saturday after shooting 68 and 67 in the first two rounds. Korda and Hsu have a total of 9-under 207 and both will be looking for their first LPGA titles in Sundays final round at the Ta Shee Golf and Country Club. I think Ill definitely be a little nervous,Ž Korda said of Sundays round. Anyone who is in contention on a Sunday will obviously feel those types of feelings. But Ill also be excited and just happy to be in that position.Ž Korda will be playing in the final round with Hsu, who she knows will be the crowd favorite. Wei-Ling was playing right behind me (today), but you heard a couple roars,Ž she said. I think its awesome to see how much they support womens golf out here and just how they support a home player is really great. Its really nice to see.Ž Korda, the sister of fellow LPGA player Jessica Korda, dropped a shot on No. 13 but birdied two of the last five holes to move into a tie atop the leaderboard. Five players are within two shots of the leaders: Jin Young Ko (69), Bronte Law (69), Megan Khang (70), Lydia Ko (72) and Jodi Ewart Shadoff (73). Theres a lot of girls stacked up on the leaderboard,Ž Korda said. So you know, Im just going to be one of those girls thats fighting for it. GOLF: LPGA Taiwan ChampionshipNelly Korda shoots 69 to share 3rd-round lead in Taiwan By ANTHONY PEREZTAMPA BAY TIMESLOS ANGELES „ The Rays way is spreading. The number of teams that began using an opener to start games, and even more that began analyzing and considering it, is the highest pro“le and most impactful example. Literally game-changing. Then there was last weeks double play, the hiring of coaches Rocco Baldelli (by the Twins) and Charlie Montoyo (Blue Jays) as managers „ the most recent example of teams hoping to tap into their success, in process and performance, a different way. Similarly, the interest by the Mets and Giants in senior vice president Chaim Bloom for a general manager job. To be clear, Baldelli and Montoyo certainly got hired on their merits, and they might have gotten the exact same opportunities, or even better, had they been working elsewhere. But there is de“nitely a sense of curiosity in the industry about how the Rays do things „ and clearly not everything they think of and try works out „ and hiring from their staff is one way to access some of those processes. Even though they had been let go, former pitching coach Jim Hickey (who went to the Cubs) and hitting coach Derek Shelton (Blue Jays, Twins) were debriefed as well. So, apparently, is trading for their players, as RHP Nathan Eovaldi found out when he got shipped to Boston in late July. When I got traded over here, that was some of the questions I was asked, Why are the Rays so good? What are they doing over there to be so successful?  Eovaldi said before his epic World Series performance Friday night. And it starts with the management. (Manager Kevin) Cash does a really good job over there, and Charlie got hired with Toronto and Rocco is with the Twins now. When I was hurt in 2017, when I was rehabbing down there (and spending games) in the dugout, Im picking the players minds, but Im also picking the coaches minds. And I learned a lot from Rocco just about the small things. So just picking his mind and learning the little things about the game from him. I feel like a lot of the teams, when you have good success, the coaches end up going somewhere else. Red Sox manager Alex Cora had praise for both Baldelli, whom he credited for improvement in the Rays running game, and Montoyo, a fellow Puerto Rican, for being a great baseball man. The Rays are now tasked with replacing two coaches, which comes as the Jays and Twins along with the Angels and Reds, who also just hired managers, are also looking to do so. (And the Rangers and Orioles eventually will.) That process includes coming up with a list of names and considering restructuring since Baldellis “eld coordinator position was created to match his skills. The Rays like to promote from within, but it wouldnt be a surprise for them to go outside for at least one new coach. Between the two hires, they need at a native Spanish speaker and an in“eld expert. As for the bench coach, Montoyos vast game managing experience (in the minors) and quick thinking/anticipating seemed good assets for Cash, and may be logical prerequisites. Rays rumblings Theres nothing of“cial, but the usual Mets sieve-like news leaks sure make it appear they are picking agent Brodie Van Wagenen for the GM job over Bloom. As disappointed as Bloom (also a candidate for the Giants job) might be, this is probably a good thing long term. ƒ LHP Blake Snell joined Boston LHP Chris Sale and Houston RHP Justin Verlander as “nalists for the players-voted AL outstanding pitcher award to be announced Nov. 27. (Cy Young news comes Nov. 14.) ƒ. Not sure there was an obvious candidate „ maybe Joey Wendle at second base? „ but it sure seemed odd as good as the Rays defense was to have no Gold Glove “nalists. ƒ Ex-Ray Corey Dickerson is a “nalist for the NL left“eld award. ƒ With information gathering complete, the next procedural step in the grievance “led by the union against the Rays (and three other teams) over usage of revenue sharing funds would be talks to either settle or go to a hearing before an arbiter. ƒ The annual Fan Fest is slated for Feb. 9. ƒ The downtown Tampa Con Agra plant site that Lightning owner Jeff Vinik just bought had been of interest to the Rays for a stadium, but Tampa of“cials told them in 2016 it likely wouldnt be available. Hmm. Success, innovation begat departures MLB: Tampa Bay Rays


The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLPLAYOFFSAll times EasternWORLD SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary; All games televised on FOX)BOSTON 2, L.A. DODGERS 1Oct. 23: Boston 8, Los Angeles 4 Oct. 24: Boston 4, Los Angeles 2 Friday: Los Angeles 3, Boston 2, 18 innings Saturday: Boston at Los Angeles, late Today: Boston at Los Angeles, 8:15 p.m. x -Tuesday: Los Angeles at Boston, 8:09 p.m. x -Wednesday: Los Angeles at Boston, 8:09 p.m.FRIDAYS LATE WORLD SERIES GAME 3: DODGERS 3, RED SOX 2, 18 INN.BOSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Betts rf-cf-rf-cf-rf-cf-rf 7 0 0 0 1 3 .267 Bogaerts ss 8 0 0 0 0 2 .067 Moreland 1b 5 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Eovaldi p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Martinez lf-rf-lf-rf 3 0 0 0 1 2 .300 2-Kinsler pr-2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .100 Holt 2b-lf-rf-lf 6 1 1 0 1 1 .167 Devers 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .111 e-Nunez ph-3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .600 Bradley Jr. cf-lf-cf-lf-cf-lf-cf 5 1 2 1 2 1 .250 Vazquez c-1b 7 0 1 0 0 1 .200 Porcello p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Swihart ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Kelly p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Brasier p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --M.Barnes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Benintendi ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .444 Price p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Kimbrel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --f-Pearce ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 Hembree p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Leon c 2 0 1 0 1 1 .500 TOTALS 57 2 7 1 7 19 LOS ANGELES AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Pederson lf 7 1 1 1 0 3 .100 Maeda p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Urias p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --h-Kershaw ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Turner 3b 8 0 2 0 0 2 .294 Muncy 1b-2b 6 2 2 1 2 1 .333 Machado ss 7 0 1 0 0 1 .214 Bellinger cf 7 0 1 0 0 2 .100 Puig rf 7 0 2 0 0 0 .231 Grandal c 3 0 1 0 1 2 .250 1-A.Barnes pr-c 2 0 0 0 1 0 .000 Taylor 2b 4 0 0 0 1 1 .000 Madson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Alexander p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Floro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --g-Freese ph-1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .429 Buehler p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 b-Kemp ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Dozier ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Baez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Hernandez 2b-lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .111 TOTALS 61 3 11 2 5 15 BOSTON 000 000 010 000 100 000„2 7 1 L.A. 001 000 000 000 100 001„3 11 1 No outs when winning run scored. a-grounded out for Rodriguez in the 6th. b-grounded out for Buehler in the 7th. cstruck out for M.Barnes in the 9th. d-popped out for Jansen in the 9th. e-”ied out for Devers in the 10th. f-walked for Kimbrel in the 11th. g-grounded out for Floro in the 14th. h-lined out for Urias in the 17th. 1-ran for Grandal in the 9th. 2-ran for Martinez in the 10th. E„Kinsler (1), Alexander (1). LOB„Boston 9, Los Angeles 12. 2B„Leon (1), Turner (1), Muncy (1). HR„Bradley Jr. (1), off Jansen; Pederson (1), off Porcello; Muncy (1), off Eovaldi. RBIs„Bradley Jr. (1), Pederson (1), Muncy (1). SB„Holt (1). CS„Bradley Jr. (1), Bellinger (1). S„Porcello. Runners left in scoring position„Boston 4 (Betts 2, Bogaerts 2); Los Angeles 3 (Muncy, Machado, Dozier). RISP„Boston 1 for 7; Los Angeles 1 for 4. Runners moved up„Bellinger. FIDP„Nunez. GIDP„Bogaerts. DP„Los Angeles 2 (Bellinger, A.Barnes), (Machado, Muncy, Freese). BOSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Porcello 4.2 3 1 1 1 5 61 1.93 Rodriguez .1 0 0 0 0 1 6 0.00 Kelly 1 1 0 0 0 0 12 0.00 Brasier 1 1 0 0 0 1 18 5.40 M.Barnes 1 1 0 0 0 2 23 0.00 Price .2 1 0 0 1 0 13 2.70 Kimbrel 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 28 0.00 Hembree 1 0 0 0 1 1 25 0.00 Eovaldi, L, 0-1 6 3 2 1 1 5 97 1.12 LOS ANGELES IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Buehler 7 2 0 0 0 7 108 0.00 Jansen, BS, 1-1 2 1 1 1 0 2 32 4.50 Baez 2 1 0 0 2 1 26 2.45 Madson .1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00 Alexander 1 1 1 1 1 1 19 6.75 Floro 1.2 1 0 0 1 3 29 0.00 Maeda 2 1 0 0 1 5 36 0.00 Urias 1 0 0 0 1 0 11 3.00 Wood, W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 0 15 3.86 Inherited runners-scored„Rodriguez 1-0, Kimbrel 1-0, Floro 1-0. Umpires„Home, Ted Barrett; First, Chad Fairchild; Second, Jeff Nelson; Third, Jim Reynolds; Right, Kerwin Danley; Left, Fieldin Culbreth. T„7:20. A„53,114 (56,000).PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 5 2 0 .714 214 179 Miami 4 4 0 .500 174 219 N.Y. Jets 3 4 0 .429 182 176 Buffalo 2 5 0 .286 81 175 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 5 3 0 .625 197 167 Tennessee 3 4 0 .429 106 127 Jacksonville 3 4 0 .429 116 146 Indianapolis 2 5 0 .286 189 185 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Cincinnati 4 3 0 .571 184 203 Pittsburgh 3 2 1 .583 171 154 Baltimore 4 3 0 .571 176 101 Cleveland 2 4 1 .357 151 177 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 6 1 0 .857 260 182 L.A. Chargers 5 2 0 .714 195 163 Denver 3 4 0 .429 165 164 Oakland 1 5 0 .167 110 176 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 4 2 0 .667 126 121 Philadelphia 3 4 0 .429 154 138 Dallas 3 4 0 .429 140 123 N.Y. Giants 1 6 0 .143 137 185 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA New Orleans 5 1 0 .833 204 163 Carolina 4 2 0 .667 142 131 Tampa Bay 3 3 0 .500 167 196 Atlanta 3 4 0 .429 190 212 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Minnesota 4 2 1 .643 177 165 Green Bay 3 2 1 .583 148 144 Detroit 3 3 0 .500 157 158 Chicago 3 3 0 .500 170 134 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 7 0 0 1.000 235 128 Seattle 3 3 0 .500 143 117 Arizona 1 6 0 .143 92 184 San Francisco 1 6 0 .143 158 218WEEK 8 Oct. 25Houston 42, Miami 23Todays GamesPhiladelphia vs. Jacksonville at London, UK, 9:30 a.m. Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Seattle at Detroit, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Carolina, 1 p.m. Denver at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Chicago, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Green Bay at L.A. Rams, 4:25 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 4:25 p.m. New Orleans at Minnesota, 8:20 p.m.Mondays GameNew England at Buffalo, 8:15 p.m. Open: Dallas, Tennessee, L.A. Chargers, AtlantaCOLLEGE FOOTBALLTHE AP TOP 25 RESULTS/ SCHEDULEOct. 25No. 13 West Virginia 58, Baylor 14 Georgia Southern 34, No. 25 Appalachian St. 14FridayNo. 23 Utah 41, UCLA 10SaturdayNo. 2 Clemson 58, Florida State 10 No. 3 Notre Dame vs. Navy, late No. 6 Texas at Oklahoma State, late No. 7 Georgia 36, No. 9 Florida 17 No. 8 Oklahoma 51, Kansas State 14 No. 12 Kentucky 15, Missouri 14 No. 14 Washington St. 41, No. 24 Stanford 38 California 12, No. 15 Washington 10 Mississippi State 28, No. 16 Texas A&M 13 No. 17 Penn State 30, No. 18 Iowa 24 No. 19 Oregon at Arizona, late Northwestern 31, No. 20 Wisconsin 17 Houston 57, No. 21 South Florida 36 No. 22 NC State at Syracuse, lateRESULTS/SCHEDULEOct. 23 SOUTHTroy 38, South Alabama 17Oct. 25 EASTWest Virginia 58, Baylor 14SOUTHGeorgia Southern 34, Appalachian State 14 Georgia Tech 49, Virginia Tech 28MIDWESTOhio 52, Ball State 14 Toledo 51, Western Michigan 24Fridays Games EASTBoston College 27, Miami 14SOUTHLouisiana Tech 21, FAU 13MIDWESTMinnesota 38, Indiana 31FAR WESTUtah 41, UCLA 10 Wyoming 34, Colorado State 21Saturdays Games EASTCentral Connecticut State 49, Wagner 24 Colgate 38, Georgetown 0 Columbia 17, Yale 10 Dartmouth 24, Harvard 17 Delaware 40, Towson 36 Holy Cross 56, Lehigh 0 Lafayette 21, Fordham 13 Maine 28, Albany (N.Y.) 9 New Hampshire 34, Villanova 0 Penn 13, Brown 7 Penn State 30, Iowa 24 Pittsburgh 54, Duke 45 Princeton 66, Cornell 0 Rhode Island 21, William & Mary 10 Sacred Heart 49, Bryant 26 St. Francis (Pa.) 20, Robert Morris 7 UMass 22, UConn 17 NC State at Syracuse, lateSOUTHAlabama A&M 27, Alabama St. 10 Austin Peay 41, Tennessee Tech 10 Charlotte 20, Southern Miss. 17 Chattanooga 34, VMI 27 Clemson 59, Florida St. 10 Coastal Carolina 37, Georgia St. 34 Delaware St. 28, NC Central 13 E. Kentucky 31, E. Illinois 23 ETSU 45, W. Carolina 43, 2OT Florida A&M 38, Morgan St. 3 Furman 28, The Citadel 17 Gardner-Webb 35, Campbell 7 Georgia 36, Florida 17 Grambling St. 45, Ark.-Pine Bluff 38, OT Hampton 51, Va. Lynchburg 28 Jacksonville St. 42, Murray St. 15 James Madison 13, Stony Brook 10 Kennesaw St. 38, Charleston Southern 10 Marist 48, Morehead St. 21 Maryland 63, Illinois 33 Middle Tennessee 51, Old Dominion 17 Mississippi State 28, Texas A&M 13 Monmouth (NJ) 24, Presbyterian 14 Nicholls 48, Incarnate Word 21 SC State 27, Howard 21 SE Missouri 56, UT Martin 33 Savannah St. 32, Norfolk St. 3 Stetson 56, Davidson 53 Virginia 31, North Carolina 21 Wake Forest 56, Louisville 35 Wofford 42, Mercer 21 Arkansas St. at Louisiana-Lafayette, late Cent. Arkansas at McNeese State, late Houston Baptist at Northwestern State, late Jackson State at Southern U., late Tennessee at South Carolina, late FIU at W. Kentucky, lateMIDWESTAkron 17, Cent. Michigan 10 Army 37, E. Michigan 22 Dayton 38, Butler 28 Drake 42, Valparaiso 25 Indiana St. 43, Youngstown St. 17 Iowa St. 40, Texas Tech 31 Kansas 27, TCU 26 Kentucky 15, Missouri 14 Michigan St. 23, Purdue 13 N. Dakota St. 59, South Dakota 14 Nebraska 45, Bethune-Cookman 9 Northwestern 31, Wisconsin 17 S. Dakota St. 38, Illinois St. 28 S. Illinois 49, Missouri St. 35 W. Illinois 37, N. Iowa 17 Weber St. 35, North Dakota 30SOUTHWESTAlcorn St. 27, Prairie View 13 Cincinnati 26, SMU 20, OT Houston 57, South Florida 36 Lamar 24, Stephen F. Austin 17 North Texas 41, Rice 17 Oklahoma 51, Kansas St. 14 Sam Houston St. 28, SE Louisiana 25 Texas Southern 42, MVSU 14 Vanderbilt 45, Arkansas 31 New Mexico State at Texas State, late Tulane at Tulsa, late UAB at UTEP, late Texas at Oklahoma State, lateFAR WESTArizona St. 38, Southern Cal 35 California 12, Washington 10 E. Washington 38, Idaho 14 Idaho St. 24, Montana St. 17 N. Illinois 7, BYU 6 Oregon St. 41, Colorado 34, OT San Diego 59, Jacksonville 35 UC Davis 49, Montana 21 Utah St. 61, New Mexico 19 Washington St. 41, Stanford 38 UNLV at San Jose State, late Boise State at Air Force, late Cal Poly at N. Arizona, late N. Colorado at S. Utah, late Notre Dame vs. Navy at San Diego, late Portland State at Sacramento State, late Oregon at Arizona, late Hawaii at Fresno State, late San Diego State at Nevada, lateODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today World SeriesFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat L.A. Dodgers Off Boston OffNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION TodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Golden State 10 226 at Brooklyn at Oklahoma City Off Off Phoenix Utah 3 216 at Dallas at L.A. Clippers 4 228 WashingtonNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Chicago Off Edmonton Off at Los Angeles -149 N.Y. Rangers +139 at Carolina -200 N.Y. Islanders +180 Dallas -144 at Detroit +134 at Vegas -230 Ottawa +210 San Jose -129 at Anaheim +119NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Philadelphia 3 3 43 Jacksonville at Pittsburgh 7 8 49 Cleveland at Kansas City 9 10 53 Denver at Chicago 6 7 43 N.Y. Jets Washington Pk 1 44 at N.Y. Giants at Detroit 3 3 48 Seattle at Cincinnati 5 3 54 Tampa Bay Baltimore Pk 2 44 at Carolina Indianapolis +1 3 51 at Oakland San Francisco 1 2 41 at Arizona at L.A. Rams 8 8 56 Green Bay New Orleans +2 1 53 at MinnesotaMondayNew England 11 14 44 at Buffalo Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSFOOTBALLNational Football LeagueNFL „ Fined Tampa Bay S Jordan Whitehead $26,739 for unnecessary roughness against Cleveland QB Baker May“eld. Fined Carolina S Eric Reid $10,026 for unnecessary roughness for his hit on Philadelpia TE Zach Ertz. Fined Cincinnati S Shawn Williams, $20,054 for unnecessary roughness for a helmet-to-helmet hit against Kansas City. Fined Philadelphia TE Dallas Goedert and Dallas G Connor Williams $10,026 each for chop blocks. DETROIT LIONS „ Signed TE Jerome Cunningham to the practice squad. Released RB Joel Bouagnon from the practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGS „ Signed OT Storm Norton. Waived DT David Parry. Signed DT Curtis Cothran to the practice squad. Released CB Jalen Myrick from the practice squad. NEW YORK JETS „ Signed RB DeAngelo Henderson from the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueTAMPA BAY LIGHTNING „ Recalled D Cameron Gaunce from Syracuse (AHL).PRO BASKETBALLNBAAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Toronto 6 0 1.000 „ Boston 4 2 .667 2 Philadelphia 3 3 .500 3 Brooklyn 2 3 .400 3 New York 1 5 .167 5 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Miami 2 2 .500 „ Charlotte 3 4 .429 Orlando 2 3 .400 Atlanta 2 3 .400 Washington 1 4 .200 1 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Milwaukee 5 0 1.000 „ Detroit 4 1 .800 1 Indiana 4 2 .667 1 Chicago 2 4 .333 3 Cleveland 0 6 .000 5 WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB New Orleans 4 1 .800 „ Memphis 3 2 .600 1 San Antonio 2 2 .500 1 Dallas 2 3 .400 2 Houston 1 4 .200 3 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Denver 4 1 .800 „ Portland 3 1 .750 Utah 3 2 .600 1 Minnesota 2 4 .333 2 Oklahoma City 0 4 .000 3 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Golden State 5 1 .833 „ L.A. Clippers 3 2 .600 1 Sacramento 3 3 .500 2 L.A. Lakers 2 3 .400 2 Phoenix 1 4 .200 3Fridays GamesCharlotte 135, Chicago 106 Golden State 128, New York 100 Toronto 116, Dallas 107 L.A. Clippers 133, Houston 113 Milwaukee 125, Minnesota 95 New Orleans 117, Brooklyn 115 Sacramento 116, Washington 112Saturdays GamesBoston 109, Detroit 89 Utah 132, New Orleans 111 Chicago 97, Atlanta 85 Indiana 119, Cleveland 107 Philadelphia 105, Charlotte 103 Memphis 117, Phoenix 96 Portland at Miami, late L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, late Orlando at Milwaukee, lateTodays GamesGolden State at Brooklyn, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Utah at Dallas, 7 p.m. Washington at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.Mondays GamesAtlanta at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Portland at Indiana, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at New York, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at Chicago, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Toronto at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Dallas at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. New Orleans at Denver, 9 p.m.CELTICS 109, PISTONS 89BOSTON (109) Hayward 6-11 1-3 15, Tatum 2-9 1-2 6, Horford 2-8 0-0 4, Irving 1-5 0-0 3, J.Brown 6-13 4-6 19, Ojeleye 0-2 0-2 0, Morris 7-12 1-1 18, Theis 7-9 1-2 17, Yabusele 1-2 0-0 2, Williams III 1-1 0-0 2, Smart 1-3 3-3 5, Rozier 4-8 4-4 14, Wanamaker 1-3 2-2 4. Totals 39-86 17-25 109. DETROIT (89) Johnson 6-11 1-1 16, Grif“n 2-13 3-4 7, Drummond 8-12 2-4 18, Jackson 3-11 1-1 8, Bullock 2-9 1-2 6, Leuer 1-1 2-2 4, Ellenson 2-5 2-2 7, Pachulia 0-0 2-2 2, Smith 4-9 0-0 8, Galloway 1-6 0-0 2, Calderon 1-2 0-0 3, Robinson III 1-5 0-0 2, B.Brown 2-5 2-2 6. Totals 33-89 16-20 89. BOSTON 30 33 21 25 „ 109 DETROIT 21 20 26 22 „ 89 3-Point Goals„Boston 14-34 (Morris 3-6, J.Brown 3-7, Rozier 2-3, Theis 2-3, Hayward 2-5, Irving 1-1, Tatum 1-2, Ojeleye 0-1, Wanamaker 0-1, Horford 0-5), Detroit 7-37 (Johnson 3-8, Ellenson 1-2, Calderon 1-2, Bullock 1-5, Jackson 1-6, Robinson III 0-1, Smith 0-2, B.Brown 0-2, Grif“n 0-4, Galloway 0-5). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Boston 54 (Morris, Theis 8), Detroit 47 (Drummond 8). Assists„Boston 26 (Smart 9), Detroit 16 (Jackson 4). Total Fouls„Boston 26, Detroit 24. Technicals„Boston coach Celtics (Defensive three second), Detroit coach Dwane Casey, Smith. A„18,120 (20,491).JAZZ 132, PELICANS 111UTAH (132) Ingles 2-10 3-4 7, Favors 4-10 2-2 10, Gobert 11-13 3-5 25, Rubio 8-14 9-9 28, Mitchell 7-10 5-6 22, Crowder 2-7 0-0 4, ONeale 3-6 0-0 8, Niang 1-1 2-2 5, Udoh 0-0 1-2 1, Exum 5-10 1-3 11, Allen 1-3 2-2 4, Burks 2-4 2-2 7. Totals 46-88 30-37 132. NEW ORLEANS (111) Moore 1-6 2-2 5, Randle 5-11 2-2 12, Mirotic 10-18 1-2 25, Payton 0-1 0-0 0, Holiday 7-13 4-4 18, Johnson 2-4 0-0 6, Hill 2-8 1-2 6, Diallo 4-8 2-4 10, Okafor 4-9 3-3 11, Frazier 1-3 0-1 2, Jackson 3-9 7-9 14, Clark 1-3 0-0 2, Williams 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 40-95 22-29 111. UTAH 28 36 38 30 „ 132 NEW ORLEANS 31 18 33 29 „ 111 3-Point Goals„Utah 10-32 (Mitchell 3-4, Rubio 3-7, ONeale 2-4, Niang 1-1, Burks 1-2, Allen 0-1, Exum 0-2, Favors 0-3, Crowder 0-4, Ingles 0-4), New Orleans 9-34 (Mirotic 4-9, Johnson 2-4, Moore 1-3, Hill 1-3, Jackson 1-4, Clark 0-1, Williams 0-1, Frazier 0-2, Randle 0-3, Holiday 0-4). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Utah 43 (Gobert 14), New Orleans 40 (Mirotic 8). Assists„Utah 32 (Rubio 12), New Orleans 22 (Holiday 6). Total Fouls„Utah 26, New Orleans 32. A„16,373 (16,867).BULLS 97, HAWKS 85CHICAGO (97) Holiday 4-12 0-0 12, Hutchison 2-5 0-0 4, Carter Jr. 4-9 2-2 10, Payne 0-2 2-2 2, LaVine 9-19 8-10 27, Parker 7-16 1-2 18, Felicio 1-2 0-0 2, Arcidiacono 5-10 0-0 13, Harrison 0-0 0-0 0, Blakeney 4-8 0-0 9. Totals 36-83 13-16 97. ATLANTA (85) Prince 5-14 4-4 16, Carter 4-9 0-0 12, Len 2-6 0-0 4, Young 3-12 7-9 13, Bazemore 3-9 1-2 8, Bembry 3-9 0-0 8, Spellman 0-5 2-2 2, Dedmon 5-10 2-2 13, Lin 0-5 3-4 3, Huerter 2-5 0-0 6. Totals 27-84 19-23 85. CHICAGO 22 19 26 30 „ 97 ATLANTA 25 19 19 22 „ 85 3-Point Goals„Chicago 12-34 (Holiday 4-10, Arcidiacono 3-6, Parker 3-7, Blakeney 1-2, LaVine 1-5, Payne 0-2, Carter Jr. 0-2), Atlanta 12-40 (Carter 4-7, Huerter 2-4, Bembry 2-5, Prince 2-5, Dedmon 1-3, Bazemore 1-4, Len 0-1, Lin 0-2, Spellman 0-3, Young 0-6). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Chicago 52 (LaVine 11), Atlanta 48 (Dedmon 13). Assists„Chicago 25 (Arcidiacono 7), Atlanta 20 (Young, Spellman 4). Total Fouls„Chicago 21, Atlanta 13. Technicals„Bazemore. A„15,549 (18,118).PACERS 119, CAVALIERS 107INDIANA (119) Bogdanovic 10-14 3-4 25, Young 5-8 0-0 10, Turner 7-10 1-1 15, Collison 5-8 4-4 15, Oladipo 10-15 2-6 24, McDermott 1-2 4-4 6, Sabonis 6-9 3-3 15, Johnson 0-0 0-2 0, Leaf 0-2 0-0 0, Joseph 3-4 1-2 7, Sumner 0-1 0-0 0, Holiday 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 48-74 18-26 119. CLEVELAND (107) Osman 4-13 0-0 10, Dekker 3-7 0-0 6, Thompson 3-5 0-0 6, Hill 5-11 3-3 14, Hood 8-15 0-0 17, Nance Jr. 6-8 3-3 15, Frye 0-0 0-0 0, Zizic 0-0 1-2 1, Sexton 2-8 8-9 12, Nwaba 2-5 2-2 7, Clarkson 5-10 0-0 12, Korver 2-4 0-0 4, Smith 0-0 3-3 3. Totals 40-86 20-22 107. INDIANA 30 30 28 31 „ 119 CLEVELAND 30 25 28 24 „ 107 3-Point Goals„Indiana 5-13 (Oladipo 2-4, Bogdanovic 2-5, Collison 1-1, Turner 0-1, McDermott 0-1, Leaf 0-1), Cleveland 7-26 (Clarkson 2-5, Osman 2-8, Nwaba 1-1, Hill 1-3, Hood 1-6, Sexton 0-1, Korver 0-2). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Indiana 24 (Sabonis, Joseph 5), Cleveland 39 (Nance Jr. 12). Assists„Indiana 28 (Oladipo, Collison 6), Cleveland 21 (Sexton, Nance Jr. 4). Total Fouls„Indiana 15, Cleveland 20. Technicals„Indiana coach Pacers (Defensive three second) 2, Sexton. A„19,432 (20,562).76ERS 105, HORNETS 103CHARLOTTE (103) Batum 1-5 0-0 2, Williams 2-6 2-2 7, Zeller 5-8 2-2 12, Walker 11-31 12-14 37, Lamb 5-12 1-1 12, Kidd-Gilchrist 3-8 0-0 6, Bridges 5-9 1-2 14, Bacon 0-0 0-0 0, Biyombo 1-2 0-1 2, Graham 3-6 0-0 7, Monk 1-8 2-2 4. Totals 37-95 20-24 103. PHILADELPHIA (105) Covington 6-11 2-5 18, Saric 4-9 2-2 11, Embiid 10-22 6-6 27, Simmons 5-20 4-6 14, Fultz 4-9 2-2 10, Muscala 0-3 2-2 2, Johnson 0-0 2-2 2, McConnell 1-2 0-0 2, Shamet 1-3 1-1 4, Redick 4-12 4-4 15. Totals 35-91 25-30 105. CHARLOTTE 28 34 23 18 „ 103 PHILADELPHIA 32 31 20 22 „ 105 3-Point Goals„Charlotte 9-35 (Bridges 3-6, Walker 3-15, Lamb 1-2, Graham 1-3, Williams 1-4, Batum 0-2, Monk 0-3), Philadelphia 10-28 (Covington 4-7, Redick 3-8, Shamet 1-2, Saric 1-3, Embiid 1-5, Muscala 0-3). Fouled Out„None. Rebounds„Charlotte 48 (Batum 10), Philadelphia 56 (Embiid 14). Assists„ Charlotte 19 (Walker 6), Philadelphia 18 (Fultz 4). Total Fouls„Charlotte 25, Philadelphia 23. Technicals„Kidd-Gilchrist. A„20,203 (20,478).PRO HOCKEYNHLAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Toronto 11 8 3 0 16 41 34 Tampa Bay 9 7 1 1 15 32 20 Montreal 10 6 2 2 14 33 25 Boston 11 6 3 2 14 34 27 Buffalo 11 6 4 1 13 30 33 Ottawa 9 4 4 1 9 32 35 Florida 9 2 4 3 7 28 35 Detroit 10 1 7 2 4 21 41 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Carolina 10 6 3 1 13 33 29 Pittsburgh 8 5 1 2 12 35 26 Columbus 10 6 4 0 12 36 38 Washington 10 5 3 2 12 39 37 New Jersey 8 5 2 1 11 28 20 N.Y. Islanders 9 4 4 1 9 28 24 Philadelphia 11 4 7 0 8 32 46 N.Y. Rangers 10 3 6 1 7 25 34 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 11 8 3 0 16 38 28 Colorado 11 7 2 2 16 39 24 Winnipeg 12 7 4 1 15 35 32 Chicago 10 6 2 2 14 37 34 Minnesota 9 5 2 2 12 26 25 Dallas 9 5 4 0 10 28 25 St. Louis 9 2 4 3 7 29 36 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA San Jose 10 5 3 2 12 34 29 Vancouver 11 6 5 0 12 31 35 Edmonton 9 5 3 1 11 27 29 Anaheim 11 5 5 1 11 27 30 Calgary 11 5 5 1 11 36 40 Vegas 10 4 5 1 9 22 27 Arizona 9 4 5 0 8 19 19 Los Angeles 10 2 7 1 5 18 36 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 GamesTampa Bay 3, Vegas 2 Winnipeg 2, Detroit 1 Carolina 4, San Jose 3, SO Colorado 6, Ottawa 3 Saturdays GamesNew Jersey 3, Florida 2 N.Y. Islanders 6, Philadelphia 1 Edmonton 5, Nashville 3 Washington 4, Calgary 3, SO Columbus 5, Buffalo 4, OT Toronto 3, Winnipeg 2 Montreal 3, Boston 0 Colorado at Minnesota, late Chicago at St. Louis, late Tampa Bay at Arizona, late Pittsburgh at Vancouver, lateTodays GamesN.Y. Rangers at Los Angeles, 3:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Carolina, 5 p.m. Dallas at Detroit, 5 p.m. Edmonton at Chicago, 6 p.m. Ottawa at Vegas, 8 p.m. San Jose at Anaheim, 8 p.m.Mondays GamesCalgary at Toronto, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Vancouver, 10 p.m.DEVILS 3, PANTHERS 2FLORIDA 0 0 2 „ 2 NEW JERSEY 1 2 0 „ 3 First Period„1, New Jersey, Palmieri 8 (Hischier, Severson), 19:50. Penalties„ Wood, NJ, (delay of game), 6:44; Gryba, NJ, (tripping), 8:17; Wood, NJ, (roughing), 8:51; Bjugstad, FLA, (cross checking), 8:51; Wood, NJ, (tripping), 12:58. Second Period„2, New Jersey, Hall 2 (Hischier, Palmieri), 3:05. 3, New Jersey, Coleman 3 (Zajac, Mueller), 13:21. Penalties„Ekblad, FLA, (holding), 9:55; Ekblad, FLA, (tripping), 13:57; Boyle, NJ, (roughing), 15:01; Weegar, FLA, (roughing), 15:01; Trocheck, FLA, (high sticking), 15:20. Third Period„4, Florida, Matheson 1 (Huberdeau), 15:03. 5, Florida, Hoffman 5 (Dadonov, Yandle), 19:45. Penalties„ Vatanen, NJ, (hooking), 0:39; Lammikko, FLA, (holding), 8:47. Shots on Goal„Florida 12-12-13„37. New Jersey 9-14-3„26. Power -play opportunities„Florida 0 of 4; New Jersey 0 of 4. Goalies„Florida, Reimer 1-3-1 (26 shots-23 saves). New Jersey, Kinkaid 5-2-1 (37-35). A„15,927 (16,514). T„2:59. Referees„Trevor Hanson, Brad Watson. Linesmen„Steve Miller, Kiel Murchison.ISLANDERS 6, FLYERS 1N.Y. ISLANDERS 2 1 3 „ 6 PHILADELPHIA 0 1 0 „ 1 First Period„1, N.Y. Islanders, Komarov 2 (Boychuk, Pelech), 11:38. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Beauvillier 1 (Barzal, Eberle), 13:20. Penalties„Nelson, NYI, (hooking), 6:23; Eberle, NYI, (roughing), 17:36. Second Period„3, N.Y. Islanders, Nelson 4 (Lee, Bailey), 4:58. 4, Philadelphia, Lehtera 1, 6:28. Penalties„Gostisbehere, PHI, (delay of game), 0:06; Voracek, PHI, (high sticking), 10:23. Third Period„5, N.Y. Islanders, Pelech 1 (Lee), 8:17. 6, N.Y. Islanders, Nelson 5 (Lee), 8:58. 7, N.Y. Islanders, Lee 3 (Bailey, Barzal), 11:09 (pp). Penalties„May“eld, NYI, (interference), 3:06; Voracek, PHI, (high sticking), 10:37. Shots on Goal„N.Y. Islanders 7-9-6„22. Philadelphia 8-7-8„23. Power -play opportunities„N.Y. Islanders 1 of 3; Philadelphia 0 of 3. Goalies„N.Y. Islanders, Lehner 3-2-1 (23 shots-22 saves). Philadelphia, Neuvirth 0-1-0 (22-16). A„19,247 (19,543). T„2:27. Referees„Pierre Lambert, Jon Mclsaac. Linesmen„Matt MacPherson, Libor Suchanek.OILERS 5, PREDATORS 3EDMONTON 1 2 2 „ 5 NASHVILLE 0 1 2 „ 3 First Period„1, Edmonton, Caggiula 1 (Rieder, Nurse), 11:41. Penalties„Johansen, NSH, (high sticking), 7:37; Strome, EDM, (hooking), 9:35; Nurse, EDM, (roughing), 15:11. Second Period„2, Edmonton, Draisaitl 5 (McDavid, Lucic), 4:14 (pp). 3, Nashville, Forsberg 8 (Johansen, Subban), 18:46 (pp). 4, Edmonton, McDavid 7 (Nugent-Hopkins), 18:53. Penalties„Bonino, NSH, (holding), 3:45; Johansen, NSH, major (high sticking), 4:28; Lucic, EDM, (delay of game), 13:57; Garrison, EDM, (interference), 17:34; Nashville bench, served by Turris (too many men on the ice), 19:34. Third Period„5, Edmonton, Draisaitl 6 (Rieder, Klefbom), 4:19. 6, Nashville, Forsberg 9 (Arvidsson, Johansen), 4:43. 7, Nashville, Forsberg 10 (Johansen, Subban), 15:54 (pp). 8, Edmonton, Caggiula 2, 18:14. Penalties„Hartman, NSH, (tripping), 1:36; Weber, NSH, (tripping), 10:43; Benning, EDM, (high sticking), 11:54; Kassian, EDM, (roughing), 14:44. Shots on Goal„Edmonton 11-15-9„35. Nashville 7-11-9„27. Power -play opportunities„Edmonton 1 of 7; Nashville 2 of 6. Goalies„Edmonton, Koskinen 1-0-0 (27 shots-24 saves). Nashville, Saros 5-2-0 (34-30). A„17,248 (17,113). T„2:30. Referees„Jean Hebert, Tim Peel. Linesmen„ Tyson Baker, Brian Murphy.CAPITALS 4, FLAMES 3, SOWASHINGTON 2 1 0 0 „ 4 CALGARY 2 0 1 0 „ 3Washington wins shootout 2-1First Period„1, Washington, Vrana 3 (Kuznetsov), 9:28. 2, Washington, Oshie 6 (Ovechkin, Kuznetsov), 14:27 (pp). 3, Calgary, Hamonic 1 (Monahan, Gaudreau), 14:42. 4, Calgary, Lindholm 7 (Gaudreau, Giordano), 16:54 (pp). Penalties„Neal, CGY, (slashing), 1:10; Backstrom, WSH, (interference), 1:37; Ryan, CGY, (slashing), 13:49; Connolly, WSH, (holding), 16:45. Second Period„5, Washington, Niskanen 2 (Jaskin, Connolly), 17:03. Penalties„Calgary bench, served by Tkachuk (too many men on the ice), 11:13; Kuznetsov, WSH, (tripping), 12:53. Third Period„6, Calgary, Tkachuk 4 (Giordano, Andersson), 18:33. Penalties„ Kuznetsov, WSH, (delay of game), 18:48. Overtime„None. Penalties„None. Shootout„Washington 2 (Oshie NG, Kuznetsov G, Carlson NG, Backstrom G), Calgary 1 (Tkachuk NG, Monahan G, Tkachuk NG, Gaudreau NG). Shots on Goal„Washington 10-8-8-1„27. Calgary 9-6-11-4„30. Power -play opportunities„Washington 1 of 3; Calgary 1 of 4. Goalies„Washington, Copley 1-1-1 (30 shots-27 saves). Calgary, Smith 3-4-1 (27-24). A„17,832 (19,289). T„2:45. Referees„Chris Rooney, Chris Schlenker. Linesmen„Devin Berg, Ryan Galloway.CANADIENS 3, BRUINS 0Montreal 2 0 1 „ 3 BOSTON 0 0 0 „ 0 First Period„1, Montreal, Gallagher 6 (Peca, Ouellet), 9:18. 2, Montreal, Domi 5 (Lehkonen, Drouin), 10:39. Penalties„ Pastrnak, BOS, (slashing), 4:42; Peca, MTL, (tripping), 15:24. Second Period„None. Penalties„Carlo, BOS, (high sticking), 12:30. Third Period„3, Montreal, Benn 1 (Lehkonen), 19:31. Penalties„Armia, MTL, (tripping), 5:10; Rask, BOS, served by Donato, (tripping), 6:00; Drouin, MTL, (interference), 8:07; Marchand, BOS, (roughing), 8:07; Deslauriers, MTL, (hooking), 12:30. Shots on Goal„Montreal 9-10-4„23. Boston 7-12-14„33. Power -play opportunities„Montreal 0 of 3; Boston 0 of 3. Goalies„Montreal, Price 4-1-2 (33 shots-33 saves). Boston, Rask 3-3-0 (22-20). A„17,565 (17,565). T„2:40. Referees„Jake Brenk, Francois St Laurent. Linesmen„Kory Nagy, Tony Sericolo.MAPLE LEAFS 3, JETS 2WINNIPEG 1 1 0 „ 2 TORONTO 0 0 3 „ 3 First Period„1, Winnipeg, Connor 6 (Wheeler, Byfuglien), 9:38 (pp). Penalties„ Byfuglien, WPG, (slashing), 2:53; Kadri, TOR, (boarding), 8:14; Toronto bench, served by Gauthier (faceoff violation), 16:33; Myers, WPG, (roughing), 20:00; Tavares, TOR, (roughing), 20:00. Second Period„2, Winnipeg, Scheifele 6, 11:00. Penalties„Laine, WPG, (interference), 5:03. Third Period„3, Toronto, Kadri 2 (Hainsey, Marner), 6:33. 4, Toronto, Gardiner 1 (Marner), 16:49. 5, Toronto, Kapanen 6 (Tavares, Hyman), 17:15. Penalties„Trouba, WPG, (tripping), 9:31. Shots on Goal„Winnipeg 10-7-7„24. Toronto 10-10-11„31. Power -play opportunities„Winnipeg 1 of 2; Toronto 0 of 3. Goalies„Winnipeg, Hellebuyck 4-4-1 (31 shots-28 saves). Toronto, Andersen 6-3-0 (24-22). A„19,545 (18,819). T„2:31. Referees„Marc Joannette, Kendrick Nicholson. Linesmen„Shandor Alphonso, Brad Kovachik.BLUE JACKETS 5, SABRES 4, OTBUFFALO 2 0 2 0 „ 4 COLUMBUS 1 3 0 1 „ 5 First Period„1, Buffalo, Okposo 3 (Nelson, Thompson), 1:38. 2, Columbus, Dubois 3 (Panarin), 8:37. 3, Buffalo, Skinner 6 (McCabe, Eichel), 14:11. Penalties„Dahlin, BUF, (holding), 5:00; Columbus bench, served by Panarin (delay of game), 14:11. Second Period„4, Columbus, Panarin 4 (Atkinson, Dubois), 1:34. 5, Columbus, Atkinson 5 (Werenski, Nash), 16:42. 6, Columbus, Atkinson 6 (Foligno, Harrington), 17:13. Penalties„Ristolainen, BUF, (slashing), 6:50; Sedlak, CBJ, (high sticking), 12:11. Third Period„7, Buffalo, Pominville 5 (McCabe, Eichel), 2:32. 8, Buffalo, Mittelstadt 1 (Pominville, Skinner), 4:30 (pp). Penalties„ Savard, CBJ, (slashing), 3:55; Okposo, BUF, (interference), 6:15; Werenski, CBJ, (interference), 8:09; Savard, CBJ, (tripping), 13:18. Overtime„9, Columbus, Panarin 5 (Dubois), 0:31. Penalties„None. Shots on Goal„Buffalo 17-8-13„38. Columbus 12-16-8-1„37. Power -play opportunities„Buffalo 1 of 5; Columbus 0 of 3. Goalies„Buffalo, Ullmark 2-0-1 (37 shots-32 saves). Columbus, Korpisalo 4-0-0 (38-34). A„15,642 (18,500). T„2:42. Referees„Frederick LEcuyer, Justin St Pierre. Linesmen„Ryan Daisy, Jonny Murray.AHLAll times EasternFridays GamesToronto 4, Syracuse 1 Belleville 5, Grand Rapids 3 WB/Scranton 4, Hershey 1 Rochester 4, Utica 0 Charlotte 4, Binghamton 3, OT Milwaukee 3, Cleveland 2, OT Chicago 4, Texas 3 Iowa 6, Colorado 5, OT San Jose 2, San Antonio 1 Tucson 8, Ontario 5 Stockton 5, San Diego 4Saturdays GamesManitoba at Milwaukee, late Cleveland at Rockford, late WB/Scranton at Hershey, late Charlotte at Syracuse, late Grand Rapids at Belleville, late Laval at Rochester, late Providence at Spring“eld, late Lehigh Valley at Binghamton, late Bridgeport at Hartford, late San Jose at Texas, late Colorado at Iowa, late Stockton at Bakers“eld, late Tucson at San Diego, lateTodays GamesBridgeport at Providence, 3:05 p.m. Hartford at Spring“eld, 3:05 p.m. Chicago at San Antonio, 4 p.m. Manitoba at Rockford, 5 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Hershey, 5 p.m.Mondays GamesNone scheduledGOLFWORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPSHSBC CHAMPIONSSaturdays leaders at Sheshan International Golf Club, Shanghai. Purse: $10 million. Yardage: 7,261; Par: 72Third RoundTony Finau 66-67-70„203 Xander Schauffele 66-71-69„206 Justin Rose 69-67-70„206 Patrick Reed 64-72-70„206 Andrew Putnam 70-71-67„208 Tommy Fleetwood 68-68-72„208 Keegan Bradley 69-70-70„209 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 68-71-70„209 Jason Day 71-70-69„210 Thorbjorn Olesen 75-69-67„211 Billy Horschel 68-72-71„211 Patrick Cantlay 70-68-73„211 Andrea Pavan 72-71-69„212 Thomas Pieters 75-64-74„213 Emiliano Grillo 70-69-74„213 Haotong Li 73-72-69„214 C.T. Pan 68-76-70„214 Alex Noren 74-69-71„214 Adam Scott 69-73-72„214 Rafa Cabrera Bello 68-73-73„214 Ian Poulter 69-71-74„214 Satoshi Kodaira 72-73-70„215 Alexander Bjork 70-75-70„215 Paul Casey 73-68-74„215 Ryan Fox 70-70-75„215 Adam Hadwin 74-68-74„216 Tyrrell Hatton 72-70-74„216 Brooks Koepka 72-74-71„217 Matthew Fitzpatrick 67-80-70„217 Alexander Levy 71-70-76„217 Kyle Stanley 70-69-78„217 Matt Wallace 69-75-74„218 Chez Reavie 70-73-75„218 Jon Rahm 73-76-69„218 Scott Vincent 73-73-73„219 George Coetzee 69-74-76„219 Justin Harding 76-71-72„219 Branden Grace 72-71-76„219 Erik Van Rooyen 76-72-71„219 Hideki Matsuyama 72-70-77„219 Yechun Yuan 78-71-70„219 Pat Perez 70-69-80„219 Brandt Snedeker 75-76-68„219PGA TOURSANDERSON F ARMS CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, Miss. Purse: $4.4 million. Yardage: 7,440; Par: 72Third RoundCameron Champ 65-70-64„199 Corey Conners 71-68-64„203 D.J. Trahan 67-70-67„204 Shawn Stefani 68-68-68„204 Sam Burns 69-70-66„205 Martin Laird 72-67-66„205 Dylan Meyer 71-67-68„206 Bill Haas 70-70-67„207 Lucas Glover 68-72-67„207 Talor Gooch 71-68-68„207 Matt Every 68-71-68„207 Andres Romero 67-71-69„207 Chad Ramey 67-70-70„207 Seth Reeves 67-70-70„207 Denny McCarthy 71-68-69„208 Anders Albertson 71-70-67„208 Adam Schenk 70-68-70„208 Sam Saunders 69-69-70„208 Rory Sabbatini 67-73-69„209 Vaughn Taylor 69-70-70„209 Patrick Rodgers 70-69-70„209 Nate Lashley 69-70-70„209 Seamus Power 71-68-70„209 Roberto Castro 71-71-67„209 Stephan Jaeger 72-70-67„209 Carlos Ortiz 69-69-71„209 Scott Stallings 70-67-72„209 Jonathan Byrd 68-68-73„209 Hudson Swafford 69-68-72„209AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUP70TH ANNUAL FIRST DATA 500 LINEUPAfter Saturdays qualifying, race today, at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va.(Car number in parenetheses) 1. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 96.254 mph. 2. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 96.122. 3. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 96.112. 4. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 96.093. 5. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 96.058. 6. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 95.932. 7. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 95.883. 8. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 95.781. 9. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 95.704. 10. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 95.607. 11. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 95.516. 12. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 95.266. 13. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 95.530. 14. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 95.472. 15. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 95.444. 16. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 95.434. 17. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 95.352. 18. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 95.323. 19. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 95.208. 20. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 95.184. 21. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 95.146. 22. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 95.084. 23. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 95.079. 24. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 95.027. 25. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 95.165. 26. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 95.132. 27. (6) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 95.094. 28. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 95.079. 29. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 95.070. 30. (95) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 94.960. 31. (72) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 94.411. 32. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 94.387. 33. (96) DJ Kennington, Toyota, 93.919. 34. (23) JJ Yeley, Toyota, 93.719. 35. (00) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 93.088. 36. (51) Jeb Burton, Chevrolet, 92.878. 37. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota, 92.678. 38. (7) Hermie Sadler III, Chevrolet, 92.497. 39. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 90.000. 40. (99) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 0.000.


Page 6 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018By MATT BAKERTAMPA BAY TIMESOCALA „ Al and Judy Dunlap have assembled a family compound over the years. Theres the lake house, and the farm house, and the main home, all surrounded by horse pastures and guarded by an army of animal statues. Soon enough, the Florida State football program will feel the same way „ like one giant Dunlap complex. The Seminoles practice “elds, indoor practice facility and champions club seating area are all named after this married couple of 50 years. When FSUs football-only facility opens in 2021, the Dunlaps name will be on it, too, thanks to their $20 million pledge. The Seminoles announced that donation before Saturdays Clemson game as part of their $100 million fundraising campaign. Add in their previous contributions, and the Dunlaps donations to the Seminole Boosters top $40 million „ all from a Northern couple with no previous ties to the school. The relationship began when Al, a former lightning-rod business executive, was asked to include FSU on his speaking tour twenty-something years ago. The “rst words out of my mouth at FSU were, Geez, you have classrooms. I thought you just had sports facilities,Ž said Al, 81. He and Judy learned that FSU had more than football “elds, but it needed more, too. I used to always say, I am really concerned about leadership in America,Ž Judy said. I must have said it enough times, because they then came and presented us the opportunity to build this student success center.Ž FSU dedicated that Albert J. and Judith A. Dunlap Student Success Center in 2008 to help all students prepare for interviews and learn about leadership and community service. Eventually, their contributions veered toward their mutual interest in sports. Judy was active in athletics growing up in Wisconsin, and Als football success as a kid in New Jersey got him to West Point. But with football and college, Al became a successful, albeit controversial, businessman. He earned the nickname Chainsaw AlŽ for the way he ruthlessly cut expenses and employees. Many of his stops needed turnarounds. His overhaul of Scott Paper was a success, but his career at Sunbeam ended in a fraud scandal. Now retired, Al said he wanted to get involved in the football facility because it would boost the programs ef“ciency by placing everything in one, $60 million, 122,000-square-foot complex. Its going to put all of their facilities, the football “elds, the training, in one area,Ž Al said. The Dunlaps donation comes during a down season for the Seminoles, who are in danger of having their NCAA-record 36-year bowl streak snapped. But Al remains optimistic about the Seminoles future under coach Willie Taggart. Hes doing a turnaround, and as a guy who turned around nine multi-billion-dollar corporations on three continents, I know what hes up against,Ž Al said. I know about the criticism, and I know what it takes. And hes going to do it.Ž COLLEGE FOOTBALLOcala couple pledges $20 million for FSU football facility BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) „ JMar Smith threw for 217 yards and a touchdown and Louisiana Tech beat Florida Atlantic 21-13 on Friday night to snap the Owls 10-game home winning streak. Louisiana Tech (6-2, 4-1 Conference USA), which is bowl eligible for the “fth straight season, scored two touchdowns in the “nal three minutes of the “rst half for a 14-10 lead. Smith found Teddy Veal in the end zone to extend Louisiana Techs lead to 21-13 with 8:27 remaining. FAU appeared to get the ball back with just over two minutes left, but Louisiana Techs drive was extended after a 15-yard penalty on the punt. Jaqwis Dancy rushed for 116 yards and one touchdown for Louisiana Tech. Defensive end Jaylon Ferguson broke the C-USA career sack record in the “rst half with his 38th. Rafe Peavey made his “rst start of the season, replacing seven-game starter Chris Robison, and was 15-of-26 passing with an interception for FAU (3-5, 1-3). Devin Singletary carried it 19 times for 171 yards and one touchdown. Singletary scored on the opening drive for his nation-leading 15th rushing touchdown of the season. Hes tied with quarterbacks Eric Crouch and Colin Kaepernick for 11th in FBS history with 59 rushing touchdowns.Louisiana Tech ends FAUs 10-game home winning streak 21-13By ANDREW GREIFLOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS)LOS ANGELES „ Doc Rivers this week listed all that had happened in his sons life since he was traded this summer. Going to a new city, “nd a new apartment, new baby,Ž the Los Angeles Clippers coach said. There was a lot of change for him.Ž Austin Rivers is the “rst to say that not all change is bad. The Clippers (3-2) and Washington Wizards (1-4) meet Sunday at Staples Center in the “rst on-court reunion of the father and son who became the “rst in NBA history to share a sideline. They also saw their coach-player relationship become one of the most scrutinized in all of the NBA and a frequent target for complaints of favoritism during 3 1/2 years together. The Clippers dealt Austin Rivers to Washington on June 26 in exchange for center Marcin Gortat. That was a tough day,Ž Doc Rivers said. It would have been a lot tougher if it hadnt have been for Austin. Austin handled that so well it made me feel good. He talked about, Listen, we did something no ones ever done in the history of the game. There were some ups and downs to it, but there were more ups than downs and he was very thankful.Ž Thankful, Austin Rivers said this week in the debut episode of his podcast, Go Off,Ž because when his father traded for him in January 2015 he was a below-average pro trying to “gure it out.Ž Lets call it for what it is,Ž he said. I played for my father in the NBA, thats crazy. I never thought I would want to do that or actually do it and then it happened.Ž During 243 games with the club the former 10th overall pick in the 2012 draft averaged 11.1 points a game, played well in three playoff appearances and salvaged his career. The 6-foot-4 guard averaged a career-high 15.1 points last season and exercised a $12.6 million player option in June. Five days later while training in Miami with future Wizards teammate John Wall, he received a call from Clippers assistant Sam Cassell warning that a trade was in the works. Im sitting there like, What? What?Ž he said of the chat with one of his position coaches. And then like that I get a call. Once Doc and Lawrence (Frank, Clippers president of basketball operations) call its real.Ž Also real was the increasing desire to uncouple his career from that of his father. As the teams president of basketball operations at the time, Doc Rivers drew criticism not only for acquiring his son in a trade in 2015 but extending him a three-year contract worth $35 million one year later. Former Clipper Glen Davis, while complaining about being coached by Doc Rivers in a 2017 Instagram video, also criticized Austin Rivers as a bum whos been given the world. Shut up, and just stay under your father.Ž A SportsCenter anchor, Michael Eaves, reported in 2017 that Chris Paul felt Austin was entitled, that Doc Rivers treated him differently and also killed a trade for Carmelo Anthony because it would have shipped out Austin. Both Rivers called the Anthony trade report false. Not everyone who shared a locker room with Doc and Austin Rivers called the dynamic a problem. Theres a lot of good things and also things that are like, OK, this is a challenge,Ž said Luc Mbah a Moute, who played for the Clippers from 2015-17 and returned this summer after one season with Houston. I think they handled it well. I think they were successful at it. I think Austin is a good player and he went out and competed every night. I think Doc at least had the right intentions to make the right decisions when I was on the team. (Austin) was a big part of what we were doing and I think the reason why we were not successful or why we were successful, its not because of that relationship.Ž Said Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari, who joined the organization last season: Austin had a great year for us last year. Youd think that it could be a weird situation or a strange situation, but it was “ne.Ž Austin Rivers said he communicated to Cassell and his father last season his uncertainty whether to re-sign as a free agent in 2019. If he played well elsewhere, he believed, there would be no more daddy-son talk.Ž This is no BS, no ƒ I love the Clippers organization, how could I not?Ž Austin Rivers said. I came there as a kid and developed into a man. I came there as an unprofessional and developed into a professional and came in there as an OK player leaving as a starting-level player. So everything I did there I appreciate. But I felt like my head was hitting a ceiling because I was ultimately playing for my dad and no matter what I did it always came back to that. ƒ I could score 60, 50, 40, whatever and people would be like, Oh, his dads the coach. ƒ From a public standpoint it was rough like, I dont know if I want to do this anymore. I would like to go somewhere else and just be free. When I got traded after that a part of me was sad because Im leaving my family and my friends and the people I grew there, but part of me was like, this is what Ive been waiting for.Ž Doc Rivers said he was proud of his sons handling of the attention, which began when he was a top-rated high school player in Florida. Austin was often compared to his father and older brother, Jeremiah, who played at Georgetown and Indiana. I thought what he did the best here was he played the biggest in the biggest moments, which is what you needed him to,Ž Doc Rivers said. There was a lot of focus on him all the time and that was too bad but thats just life in general. Overall, I really enjoyed coaching him.Ž Come Sunday, hell coach against him.Austin Rivers embraces challenge of excelling as a pro without stigma of playing for his father COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Florida Atlantic By RICK STROUDTAMPA BAY TIMESTAMPA „You want Jason Licht as your general manager. Let him pick your players. Hes absolutely going to crush it. For your fantasy football team. Isnt that what the Buccaneers have become? The Bucs have the No. 1 offense in the NFL, averaging 449.5 yards per game. Kansas City? The Rams? Puh-leeze. The Bucs have the leagues best passing offense, averaging 376.8 yards per game. It doesnt seem to matter who plays quarterback, either. Ryan Fitzpatrick set an NFL record with three straight games of more than 400 yards passing and at least three touchdowns. Even that wasnt enough to keep him from losing his job to Jameis Winston when his threegame suspension ended. Credit Licht for providing coach Dirk Koetter the kind of skill players that any offensive-minded coach would love. Mike Evans. DeSean Jackson. O.J. Howard. Cameron Brate. Adam Humphries. Chris Godwin. Youve got “ve guys with over 20 catches and everybody has touchdowns and produce vertically down the “eld, said Bengals coach Marvin Lewis. So yeah, theyre doing a great job spreading the football around and guys are taking advantage of their opportunities. In fact, the Bucs are on pace to produce an astonishing 7,192 total yards of offense. That would put them within striking distance of the Greatest Show of Turf, the St. Louis Rams in 2000, when they compiled an NFL record 7,335 yards. (Since broken by the 2011 Saints at 7,474). I remember. Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Torry Holt, Issac Bruce, Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston said reeling off the play-makers for the Rams. I say every week its a blessing to have the people we have on this team. Really at every level of this offense, starting with the offensive line, in the back“eld and guys outside on the perimeter. Thats a credit to the guys upstairs, Jason Licht. Its a blessing to be a quarterback in this type of offense and to have those types of weapons. For years and years, the only identity the Bucs had was defense. From Lee Roy Selmon to Derrick Brooks and Warren Sapp. And what happened? They lost 9-0 to the Rams in the NFC Championship game to end the 79 season. Twenty years later, Tony Dungys team led the Greatest Show of Turf 6-5 and were 4:44 from the Super Bowl when the Rams Kurt Warner found Ricky Proehl for a touchdown. Even the Bucs Super Bowl XXXVII championship team was driven by D. Five interceptions spearheaded the 48-21 victory over the Raiders. But now? The Bucs are a fantasy fanatics dream. The Bucs should “nish in the top 10 in the NFL in total yards for the third time in four seasons since Koetter arrived. Prior to that, they did it three other times in franchise history. Evans has become among the most productive receivers. He is 10th in the NFL with 591 yards on 40 receptions, a 98.5 average, with three touchdowns. I think he had a great off-season, a great training camp, offensive coordinator Todd Monken said. Hes playing at a very high level. Playing fast. He really is concentrating on yards after catch. Hes doing a better job there. His releases. We try to move him around a little bit, but theres such comfort in him in the positions we put him. So having the weapons we have, we never look at it as a mismatch for us. Jackson got off to an incredibly hot start. He still leads the NFL with a 22.9 yard average. Jaccpot was putting up 106 receiving yards per game until Winston returned. In standard league scoring for fantasy football, hes scoring about 13 points per game. Evans is just behind him at 12.3 per game. Both Fitzpatrick (26.25 points) and Winston (22) are pretty productive. By comparison, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is at the top of the food chain at 28 points per game. Howard (7.8) and Brate (5.4) are more than serviceable tight ends. Where the Greatest Show on Turf comparison breaks down is on several levels. Start with the fact that the Bucs have nobody who resembles Marshall Faulk „ or the Rams Todd Gurley for that matter. The Bucs are 31st in rushing offense, averaging 85.5 per game. Still, when you can remember Sapp pleading to the Bucs offense to just give me 17 (points), watching the Bucs average 27.8 points per game is, well, kind of a Tampa Bay fans fantasy. Winston, who says he never played fantasy football when he was at Florida State, insists the only points hes interested in are the ones on the scoreboard. One thing about the Greatest Show on Turf, they went to the playoffs,Ž Winston said. They won the Super Bowl. Those are the aspirations we have as a team.Ž Or as Koetter says, Yards and stats are nice to look back on later. But right now youve got to get one more point than the other team. Yards have to transfer to points, points have to transfer to wins. Thats really the only way you can look at it right now. NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers NBAIts not a fantasy, Tampa Bay has the NFLs No. 1 offense


The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 E/N/C Page 7NO. 8 OKLAHOMA 51, KANSAS STATE 14NORMAN, Okla. (AP) „ Kyler Murray passed for 352 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to help Oklahoma beat Kansas State. The Sooners (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) rolled up a season-high 702 total yards and only punted once, and that was in the fourth quarter after Murray was done for the day. CeeDee Lamb caught four passes for a career-high 160 yards and two touchdowns, and Kennedy Brooks ran for 94 yards and two scores. The Sooners won their second straight since losing to Texas. Oklahoma held Kansas State (3-4, 1-4) to 245 yards. Alex Barnes, who entered the game as the Big 12s leading rusher, was limited to 28 yards on 13 carries. The Sooners gained 209 yards in the first quarter and took a 17-0 lead. Murray threw two touchdown passes in the period, including an 82-yard connection with Lamb.NO. 12 KENTUCKY 15, MISSOURI 14COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) „ Terry Wilson threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to C.J. Conrad on the final play to lift Kentucky past Missouri. Kentucky took over on its own 19 with 1:24 left. With 4 seconds left, Wilson threw toward Ahmad Wagner in the back left corner of the end zone. Wagner caught the ball out of bounds, but Missouri cornerback DeMarkus Acy was called for pass interference, giving Kentucky an untimed down that it turned into the winning score. Lynn Bowden Jr. returned a punt 67 yards for a touchdown with 5:18 left to pull the Wildcats (7-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) to 14-9. Kentucky held Missouri (4-4, 0-4) without a first down on eight second-half possessions. Wilson, who was replaced by backup Gunnar Hoak for part of the second half, completed 22 of 31 passes for 267 yards. Bowden had 13 catches for 166 yards. Benny Snell, who entered the game as the nations fourth-leading rusher, gained just 67 yards on 19 carries.CALIFORNIA 12, NO. 15 WASHINGTON 10BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) „ Linebacker Evan Weaver scored on a 36yard interception return in the third quarter after Washington made a change at quarterback, and California overcome a sluggish day offensively. The Golden Bears (5-3, 2-3 Pac-12) had only 245 yards and were limited to two field goals, but Weaver and the defense repeatedly bailed out the struggling offense while dealing a serious blow to Washingtons hopes of a second Pac-12 title in three seasons. The Huskies (6-3, 4-2) entered the day with a half-game lead over No. 14 Washington State and No. 24 Stanford but fell to second place despite not allowing an offensive touchdown. Washington starting quarterback Jake Browning threw his 90th career touchdown pass in the first quarter but was benched late in the third after the Huskies went threeand-out on their second drive of the second half. Redshirt freshman Jake Haener replaced Browning and threw an incompletion on his first pass before Weaver picked off the pass on a third-and-8 play. Browning returned after two series. He completed 11 of 21 passes for 148 yards.NO. 17 PENN STATE 30, NO. 18 IOWA 24STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) „ Nick Scott intercepted a pass to thwart Iowa at the Penn State 2 with 3:18 left and the Nittany Lions held on to avoid a third straight home loss. Penn State (6-2, 3-2 Big Ten) needed one last defensive stand to hold off Iowa (6-2, 3-2), which got to the Nittany Lions 44 with less than a minute left. On fourth-and-10 with 7 seconds left, Penn States pass rush swarmed Nate Stanley, who flipped backward to offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs. The 300-pounder rumbled 15 yards before being dragged down with no time left. It was a fitting end to an odd game with little sustained offense. Iowa scored on two safeties and a touchdown pass by punter Colten Rastetter to defensive tackle Sam Brincks on a faked field goal in the first half. Penn State played three series in the second quarter without starting quarterback Trace McSorley.NORTHWESTERN 31, NO. 20 WISCONSIN 17EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) „ Clayton Thorson ran for two touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to help Northwestern beat Wisconsin. The first-place Wildcats (5-3, 5-1) solidified themselves as contenders for the Big Ten West championship while gaining some revenge for a loss at Camp Randall Stadium early last season. With quarterback Alex Hornibrook sidelined by a concussion and the defense without several injured starters, it was a rough afternoon for Wisconsin (5-3, 3-2). Northwestern turned two fumbles by Jonathan Taylor and another by quarterback Jack Coan into 17 No. 8 Oklahoma dominant in win over Kansas State Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley runs 51 yards for a touchdown against Iowa during the “rst half of an NCAA college footba ll game in State College, Pa. Penn State won, 30-24. AP PHOTOS Clemson wide receiver Amari Rpgers makes a 68 yard reception and run for a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college foot ball game against Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla. Clemson defeated Florida State 59-10. California quarterback Chase Garbers looks to pass against Washington during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Berkeley, California. Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson passes during the “rst half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri in Columbia, Mo.


Page 8 E/N/C The Sun | Sunday, October 28, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTSunny with low humidity Clear and coolHIGH 79 LOW 540% chance of rain 0% chance of rainMostly sunny and nice85 / 590% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREPleasant with plenty of sunshine87 / 620% chance of rain TUESDAYMostly sunny and beautiful87 / 685% chance of rain WEDNESDAYCloudy86 / 6925% chance of rain FRIDAYA morning shower; otherwise, partly sunny86 / 7040% chance of rain THURSDAY 1 3 5 5 3 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent absent 050100150200300500 390-50 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 VENICE576675787973Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. Trace Month to date 2.60Ž Normal month to date 2.67Ž Year to date 58.88Ž Normal year to date 46.70Ž Record 1.50Ž (1984) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.07Ž Month to date 1.57Ž Normal month to date 3.25Ž Year to date 40.33Ž Normal year to date 46.02Ž Record 1.50Ž (1986) High/Low 85/73 Normal High/Low 85/64 Record High 92 (2010) Record Low 48 (2005) High/Low 80/66 High/Low 82/77 Normal High/Low 82/64 Record High 94 (2002) Record Low 36 (2001)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 A pr. 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 A ug. 12.37 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 7.58 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.60 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 58.88 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 77 66 s 82 62 s Bradenton 77 60 s 82 62 s Clearwater 75 65 s 81 67 s Coral Springs 81 62 s 83 67 s Daytona Beach 73 54 s 81 61 s Fort Lauderdale 80 66 s 82 71 s Fort Myers 79 55 s 84 60 s Gainesville 75 52 s 83 52 s Jacksonville 75 54 s 83 52 s Key Largo 80 69 s 81 73 s Key West 81 73 s 82 77 s Lakeland 77 53 s 84 58 s Melbourne 77 56 s 83 64 s Miami 80 64 s 83 69 s Naples 80 58 s 84 64 s Ocala 76 52 s 84 54 s Okeechobee 77 50 s 82 60 s Orlando 76 53 s 84 58 s Panama City 77 65 s 82 63 s Pensacola 79 63 s 82 64 s Pompano Beach 81 65 s 83 71 s St. Augustine 73 57 s 80 61 s St. Petersburg 76 62 s 84 63 s Sarasota 76 58 s 82 63 s Tallahassee 78 57 s 82 55 s Tampa 77 61 s 85 62 s Vero Beach 77 55 s 82 65 s West Palm Beach 79 61 s 82 69 s 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 4:48a 1:03p 7:55p 11:32p Mon. 5:31a 2:07p 9:40p --Today 3:25a 11:19a 6:32p 9:48p Mon. 4:08a 12:23p 8:17p 10:16p Today 1:55a 10:21a ----Mon. 2:34a 11:24a ----Today 5:20a 1:32p 8:27p --Mon. 6:03a 12:01a 10:12p 2:36p Today 1:40a 9:58a 4:47p 8:27p Mon. 2:23a 11:02a 6:32p 8:55p NNE 10-20 1-3 Light N 8-16 2-4 ModerateFt. Myers 79/55 sun none Punta Gorda 80/54 sun none Sarasota 76/58 sun none 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. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLELast Oct 31 New Nov 7 First Nov 15 Full Nov 23 Today 10:21 p.m. 11:23 a.m. Monday 11:19 p.m. 12:24 p.m. Today 7:36 a.m. 6:48 p.m. Monday 7:36 a.m. 6:48 p.m. Today 9:25a 3:11a 9:54p 3:39p Mon. 10:29a 4:14a 10:58p 4:44p Tue. 11:32a 5:18a ---5:47p Monterrey 81/63 Chihuahua 79/51 Los Angeles 83/60 Washington 61/51 New York 56/47 Miami 80/64 Atlanta 72/51 Detroit 48/39 Houston 82/62 Kansas City 65/43 Chicago 53/40 Minneapolis 56/36 El Paso 79/54 Denver 76/45 Billings 69/42 San Francisco 68/53 Seattle 56/48 Toronto 42/34 Montreal 40/33 Winnipeg 48/31 Ottawa 37/28 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 10/28/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 72 49 s 73 49 s Anchorage 38 28 c 33 24 sn Atlanta 72 51 s 70 48 s Baltimore 59 46 pc 60 39 pc Billings 69 42 s 55 35 pc Birmingham 77 50 s 74 54 s Boise 64 41 pc 57 36 pc Boston 60 45 pc 54 39 r Buffalo 45 38 c 47 38 c Burlington, VT 43 39 sh 48 35 sh Charleston, WV 58 44 sh 54 37 pc Charlotte 66 48 pc 66 40 s Chicago 53 40 sh 56 47 pc Cincinnati 57 42 t 57 41 pc Cleveland 52 42 r 51 39 pc Columbia, SC 71 49 s 72 44 s Columbus, OH 54 42 r 55 38 pc Concord, NH 50 35 c 49 32 r Dallas 84 62 s 81 68 s Denver 76 45 s 77 38 pc Des Moines 61 39 s 66 48 s Detroit 48 39 sh 53 37 pc Duluth 48 34 r 51 41 pc Fairbanks 28 17 sn 24 14 c Fargo 55 33 pc 56 36 sh Hartford 55 40 pc 54 35 r Helena 61 36 pc 50 35 pc Honolulu 86 74 c 85 75 c Houston 82 62 s 81 68 s Indianapolis 56 41 sh 58 42 pc Jackson, MS 82 59 s 81 58 s Kansas City 65 43 s 71 56 s Knoxville 67 44 sh 62 40 pc Las Vegas 87 62 s 85 60 s Los Angeles 83 60 s 78 59 pc Louisville 66 45 sh 62 46 pc Memphis 76 50 s 71 60 s Milwaukee 52 40 sh 56 46 pc Minneapolis 56 36 c 60 45 pc Montgomery 78 56 s 78 54 s Nashville 74 43 pc 66 49 s New Orleans 83 66 s 83 65 s New York City 56 47 pc 55 44 pc Norfolk, VA 65 51 pc 65 47 s Oklahoma City 72 50 s 78 61 s Omaha 64 44 s 70 48 s Philadelphia 57 49 c 58 42 pc Phoenix 92 65 s 90 65 s Pittsburgh 48 40 r 49 37 pc Portland, ME 52 38 c 52 34 sh Portland, OR 59 50 r 59 47 r Providence 59 43 pc 54 37 r Raleigh 63 49 pc 63 39 s Salt Lake City 74 50 pc 59 39 pc St. Louis 66 41 s 67 56 s San Antonio 81 63 s 81 66 s San Diego 75 61 s 74 60 pc San Francisco 68 53 s 70 52 pc Seattle 56 48 r 55 48 r Washington, DC 61 51 pc 61 44 pc Amsterdam 47 35 pc 45 41 sh Baghdad 78 55 s 79 57 s Beijing 64 37 c 60 31 s Berlin 46 36 r 49 45 sh Buenos Aires 72 57 pc 76 61 r Cairo 83 63 s 86 64 s Calgary 55 32 pc 51 27 s Cancun 82 73 pc 83 74 t Dublin 47 32 pc 46 34 pc Edmonton 47 29 c 46 26 pc Halifax 59 49 r 56 44 c Kiev 62 46 pc 65 48 pc London 50 35 pc 49 40 c Madrid 51 32 pc 52 39 pc Mexico City 68 55 pc 70 53 pc Montreal 40 33 r 42 29 c Ottawa 37 28 sn 38 25 c Paris 47 36 pc 44 38 sh Regina 50 32 pc 54 26 pc Rio de Janeiro 77 69 pc 77 68 c Rome 72 64 t 75 55 t St. Johns 43 40 c 63 48 c San Juan 87 76 pc 86 75 pc Sydney 67 54 c 72 60 pc Tokyo 67 57 pc 71 56 pc Toronto 42 34 c 48 34 pc Vancouver 55 44 sh 53 43 sh Winnipeg 48 31 s 46 34 shHigh ................. 88 at Immokalee, FLLow ...................... 10 at Houlton, ME(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)77On Oct. 28, 1936, the mercury sank to 9 degrees in Layton, N.J., the states record low for October. Q: What Eastern city with a scary name gets a lot of snow during winter?A: Erie, Pa. 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 79/54 77/51 79/52 79/52 77/54 78/53 77/50 77/49 78/49 77/61 77/60 79/64 78/59 79/55 78/52 80/54 79/53 79/52 79/53 77/53 77/55 77/52 77/53 76/62 77/53 77/64 79/60 77/57 78/52 77/57 78/58 76/52 76/58 75/65 78/65 79/55 79/57 79/54Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) „ Kyle Buschs road to the championship round was made a little bit easier when he won the pole at Martinsville Speedway. Busch turned a lap at 96.254 mph around the Virginia paperclip to earn the top starting spot in Sundays race, the “rst of the third round of NASCARs playoffs. Eight drivers remain eligible for the title, but only four will advance to the season “nale shootout. A win in any of the three races in this round of the playoffs earns a driver an automatic berth. Busch won Martinsville last year to earn a spot at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and hes been so good all year as a member of NASCARs so-called Big 3Ž that advancing to the “nale is almost a given. He said Saturday after qualifying that the pressure has been amped considerably. Anytime youre under pressure or under the amount of stress as what this round is to get yourself into the “nal four for Homestead, anytime you can kind of take a step back and have a clear head is a good time,Ž Busch said. The pressure that sets in over these next two weeks if youre behind the cutoff line ... that can certainly wear on your during the week. You try to have other things to do to kind of take your mind off of it a little bit. This is what we live, eat, breath, sleep, everything. Its always on our mind.Ž The of“cial lineup is not set until after Sunday mornings inspection, and drivers whose cars fail inspection will start from the rear. Pit selection will occur after cars are inspected, and Busch is eager to claim the “rst stall on pit road to ease his exits during the race. Obviously starting position is important, but the opportunity is really to have that pit box,Ž Busch said. That number one pit box will hopefully do us good and we can have a good day, run up front much of the day and “nish there.Ž Clint Bowyer quali“ed second in a Ford from Stewart-Haas Racing, which has all four of its drivers in the “eld of eight. SHR teammate Aric Almirola quali“ed “fth, Kurt Busch was seventh and Kevin Harvick 13th. Chase Elliott was the lowest-qualifying playoff driver at 21st. Winner of two of the last three races, Elliott was terse after his poor qualifying effort. Asked what he needed to do better in qualifying, Elliott answered: to go a lot faster.Ž And his hopes for the start of Sundays race because hes starting mid-pack? Not getting lapped.Ž NASCAR: PlayoffsKyle Busch to lead next round of NASCARs playoffs Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr., front right, talks to a crew member prior to qualifying for Sundays Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Aric Almirola gets in his car prior to qualifying for Sundays Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Kevin Harvick walks to his car prior to qualifying for Sundays Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. Clint Bowyer gestures as he answers questions after qualifying for Sundays Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Kyle Busch, second from right, gives autographs after winning the pole position for Sundays Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. AP PHOTOSKyle Busch, left, talks to a crew member after winning the pole position for Sundays Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. adno=3622757-1 5301 Heron Creek Blvd. North Port. FL 34287 Sumter Blvd. Between US 41 & I-75, Exit 182 NEWULTRADWARF TIFEAGLE GREENS Expires 10/29/18 Course Totally Renovated!! with this ad $49 GOLF Includes Sleeve of Balls NPS


BUSINESS/CLASSIFIEDS/ REAL ESTATE AVON PARK • LAKE PLACID • SEBRINGSECTION DSunday, October 28, 2018US new-home sales slump for 4th straight monthBy JOSH BOAKAP ECONOMICS WRITERWASHINGTON „ Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 5.5 percent in September, the fourth straight monthly drop as the housing market cools with mortgage rates rising. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that newly built homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 553,000 last month. New-home sales in August were downwardly revised, erasing the previously reported gain. The annual rate of home sales has dropped 15.3 percent since May, eliminating much of the strength in sales from the first five months of 2018. Builders had assumed that a stronger economy would push up sales, yet a greater share of new construction is going unpurchased. There is 7.1 months supply of new homes on the market, the highest level since March 2011 when the real estate bust caused by subprime mortgages was still weighing on the economy. Housing has found itself in a downturn in recent months despite the unemployment rate falling to a nearly half-century low of 3.7 percent. The National Association of Realtors said last week that existing-home sales „ the largest share of the market „ had plummeted 3.4 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.15 million. The major culprit for the decline in homebuying appears to be higher borrowing costs. Average 30-year mortgage rates have climbed to 4.85 percent from 3.88 percent a year ago, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Increasing interest rates can make homeowners less likely to upgrade to a new property if it requires them to spend more each month on repaying a home loan. The new-home sales report is volatile on a monthly basis. But the declines in September were sharpest in the Northeast and West, the two most expensive housing markets. Newhome sales slipped in the couth and increased in the Midwest. The average sales price has slumped 0.6 percent from a year ago to $377,200. THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this June 27 “le photo, a sold sign stands in front of a home under construction in West Des Moines, Iowa. On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in September.Belk Sebring supports local nonprofitsBy Special to Highlands News-SunSEBRING „ Just in time for fall, the Belk Charity Sale returns offering customers exclusive discounts on top designer brands and the opportunity to support local charities in the Sebring area. This private ticketed event will take place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, and the “rst 100 customers in each store will receive a Belk gift card ranging from $5 to $1,500. Since 2012, the Belk Charity Sale has contributed more than $50 million in donations to over 6,000 nonpro“ts across the South. To access the private shopping event, customers must purchase a $5 ticket and that $5 ticket price will be deducted from their total purchase when they return to shop on Nov. 3. Tickets can be obtained from partnering charities, and 100 percent of proceeds will stay with that organization. Tickets can also be purchased directly from Belk, and those proceeds will be divided among that stores partner charities. All stores across Belks 16-state footprint are participating in the Fall Charity Sale, each partnering with organizations in the communities they call home. Flight training school open in SebringBy Special to Highlands News-SunSEBRING „ Sebring Flight Academy, formerly known as Leading Edge Flight Training School, is ready and open for business with a brand new TAA IFR glass panel equipped Bristell Aircraft along with a Cessna 172. The school, at the Sebring Regional Airport, also offers FAA approved simulator training in the Redbird FMX, a superior-quality, full motion, Advanced Aviation Training Device. The Sebring airport has so much to offer and now a professional ”ight school is here,Ž General Manager Brant Howell said. Utilizing modern aircraft, and with housing and “nancing available we offer an accelerated program to become a professional pilot that is simply not available at conventional ”ight schools. Its a great time to be involved in aviation, the airlines are hiring, and career opportunities have never been better,Ž Howell said. Our students have the ability to obtain their LSA instructor certi“cates in as little as four months and then be paid while they build time and experience,Ž 4 tax breaks for teachersBy TINA OREMNERDWALLETThe ”ood of education-related tax advice that seems to crest during back-to-school season often centers on students or their parents. But teachers can score a few tax breaks, too „ if they do their homework. Three tax pros share their own lesson plans for cutting teachers tax bills. 1. Educator Expense Deduction WHAT IT IS: A $250 deduction to help recoup out-of-pocket costs for out“tting a classroom, getting training or buying teaching materials. HOW IT WORKS: K-12 teachers can take this deduction regardless of whether they itemize on their taxes or take the standard deduction. Theyre not the only ones eligible for this tax break, though. School counselors, principals or aides may also be able to take the educator expenses deduction if they worked at least 900 hours in a qualifying school during the school year, says Tracie Miller-Nobles, a certi“ed public accountant and member of the American Institute of CPAs National CPA Financial Literacy Commission. If your spouse is also a teacher and youre “ling jointly, you might qualify for a bigger deduction. Sometimes individuals dont realize that if theyre married and both spouses are eligible educators, they actually get $500 for that deduction,Ž she says. 2. Charitable Contribution deductions WHAT IT IS: A tax deduction for donations to charitable organizations, including nonpro“t schools. HOW IT WORKS: If the educator expense deduction doesnt cover everything a teacher has spent out of pocket for items that end up belonging to the school, teachers might be able to deduct the rest as a charitable contribution, says Lauri Pitcher, a CPA and president and CEO of accounting “rm Lucia & Co. in San Bernardino, California. Taking this deduction will require good record-keeping; it may also require working with the principal or other school administrators to get receipts that will substantiate the donations, she says. Also: You have to itemize on your tax return to deduct charitable contributions. So if you plan on taking the standard deduction „ which has nearly doubled under the new tax rules „ this tactic might not be for you. 3. Lifetime Learning Credit WHAT IT IS: A tax credit „ which is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in your tax bill „ equal to 20 percent of the “rst $10,000 spent on tuition and fees. The maximum credit is $2,000 per return. HOW IT WORKS: The Lifetime Learning credit is available to graduate students, which means it can be a great tax break for teachers who are pursuing a masters degree, says Melinda Nelson, a CPA and partner at accounting “rm Henry + Horne in Tempe, Arizona. Teachers who are simply taking classes to improve job skills can also qualify „ pursuing a degree isnt required. You may qualify for this tax credit if your modi“ed adjusted gross income (MAGI) is $66,000 or less ($132,000 or less if you “le jointly). If your MAGI is between $56,000 and $66,000 ($112,000 to $132,000 if you “le jointly), you can get a reduced credit. You cant get the credit if your MAGI is over $66,000 ($132,000 if “ling jointly). 4. Free File and VITA programs WHAT THEY ARE: For do-it-yourself taxpayers, Free File is an IRS program that provides free brandname tax software to people whose adjusted gross income is below a THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this July 24, 2017, “le photo, pencils are at the ready on a teachers desk at Bruns Academy in Charlotte, N.C. The Educator Expense Deduction is a $250 tax deduction to help recoup out-of-pocket costs for out“tting a classroom, getting training or buying teaching materials. MARC VALERO/STAFFFor do-it-yourself taxpayers, Free File is an IRS program that provides free brand-name tax software to people whose adjusted g ross income is below a certain threshold.TEACHERS | 2D SUPPORT | 2D FLIGHT | 2D


D2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 certain threshold. For people who want human help, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) is a federal grant program that helps local organizations offer free in-person taxprep services to lowand moderate-income people. HOW THEY WORK: You probably qualify for Free File if your adjusted gross income is under the limit (currently $66,000). Note that even if the software for your federal tax return is free, there might be a fee for your state tax return. Visit the IRSs Free File website to check your eligibility and “nd the right software package. For VITA, the income limit generally is $54,000; the IRS website also has a VITA directory that can help you “nd a program in your area. This article was provided to The Associated Press by the personal “nance website NerdWallet. Tina Orem is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: PAGE 1D Several of Belk Sebring charity partners are listed below: 104.9 MRC Sebring, A Heart Like His Foundation, Alliance Church of Sebring, Avon Park Inner Wheel, Battle of the Bands, Bethel AME Church, Big Brother Big Sister of Sebring, Great Mount Zion AME Church, Highlands Art League, North Wauchula Elementary School, New Concepts by Visions, Park Elementary School, Sanctuary Church of God, Sebring Angels Animal Rescue, Sebring High School Student Government, Sebring Rotary Club, Sunridge Baptist Church and Vietnam Veterans of America. If youre interested in joining Belk as a charity partner list please contact the Sebring Belk store directly to learn more. Belk Sebring is located at the Lakeshore Mall, 901 U.S. 27 North, Suite 140.SUPPORTFROM PAGE 1D he said. Were excited to be one of the few ”ight training operations anywhere with all of these resources and opportunities.Ž Sebring Flight Academy has been providing pilot training since 1946. Following the Landing Doctor CodeŽ they have provided pilots the opportunity to learn within a structured academic environment and receive a quality aviation education. The Academy employs professional ”ight instructors and a team of highly trained personnel to handle “nancing and housing to assure students receive the best training (and care) available in aviation. For more information, visit sebring”ightacademy. com.FLIGHTFROM PAGE 1D COURTESY PHOTOThe Board of Directors and the 34 agencies served by the Heartland Food Bank extend their sincere thanks to Publix Super Markets Charities for their recent grant of $10,000. This grant is for re-surfacing of the driveways and parking areas at the food bank which are presently in dire need of rejuvenation. The continued generosity of Publix to the Food Bank has enabled it, and the agencies it serves, to continue in its joint eort to provide food to needy residents of Highlands County,Ž said the Heartland Food Bank. Thank you Publix Super Market Charities!Ž From left: Francis Van Hooreweghe, board member, Heartland Food Bank; Mike McNamara, manager, Publix South Sebring; Edd Dean, Publix district manager; Kyle Kilburn, Publix representative; and Dino Manfredi, warehouse manager, Heartland Food Bank.Publix donates to Heartland Food Bank In the CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion THE ELLIOTT TEAM OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY#1 Real Estate Team in Highlands County. No Gimmicks Just Cold Hard Stats223 Closed Transactions YTD$35 Million Sold YTD The Elliott Team GUARANTEE: Your Home SOLD Or We Will BUY IT!!2141 Lakeview Drive € Sebring, FL 33870 € € (863) 658-3780 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=3619656-1

PAGE 42 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D3 adno=3622655-1 NOW HIRING: Pantry, Line Cooks, Servers, Bartenders, Hosts and Experienced Floor Manager Apply in Person between 2-4 pm Only at 3101Golfview Rd., Sebring or Email Resume to:JHAYES@CTRXHS.COM LEGAL NOTICES INVITATION TO BID14 INVITATION TO BID (ITBŽ) T he Highlands County Board of County Commissioners, Highlands County, Florida will receive sealed Bids in the Highlands County Purchasing Division (Purchasing DivisionŽ) for: ITB NO. 19-014 Sale of Surplus County Owned Properties Specifications may be obtained by downloading from our website:, or by contacting: Jamee Soto, Purchasing Agent; 600 S. Commerce Ave, Sebring, Florida 33870-3809, Phone: 863-402-6526; Fax: 863-402-6735; or E Mail: A PRE-BID meeting will not be held for this solicitation. Each submittal shall include one (1) original and (1) exact copy of the BID submission packet. BIDS MUST BE DELIVERED to the Pur chasing Division, 600 S. Commerce A ve, Sebring, Florida 33870-3809 so as to reach said office no later than 3:00 P.M., Monday, November 26, 2018, at which time they will be opened. The Public is invited to attend this meeting. The Boards Local Preference Policy (Local Preference PolicyŽ) and W omen/Minority Business Enterprise Preference Policy (W/MBE) will NOT apply to the award of this ITB. T he Board, does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's f unctions, including one's access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact Mrs. Pamela Rogers, ADA Coordinator at: 863-4026509 (Voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by e-mail: Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service. Board of County Commissioners, Highlands County, FL Oct. 28; Nov. 4, 2018 Needa newJob? LookintheClassifieds! NOTICE OF MEETING26 N O TI C E O F LAND O WNER S MEETING AND WORKSHOP ON ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT The Spring Lake Improvement District will conduct the Annual Landowners Meeting on Wednesday, November 14th at the District Office, 115 Spring Lake Boulevard, Sebring, Florida 33876. A Public Workshop on the Assessment Methodology Study will precede the landowners meeting and begin at 10:00 a.m. The workshop will be presented by Mr. Steve McDonald, GAI Consultants. The landowners meeting will follow the workshop, and the regularly scheduled Board meeting will immediately follow the landowners meeting. An election shall be held for electing ONE Supervisor to a Board of five Supervisors for a term expiring on the regular meeting date in November 2021 in accordance with the Florida Statutes, Chapter 90-434. The Landowners may vote in person or by proxy, in writing. Proxies are available at the District Office. At said meeting each landowner shall be entitled to cast one vote per acre of land owned and located within the District. Fractions of an acre shall be treated as one acre, entitling the landowners to one vote with respect thereto. The person receiving the highest number of votes for the office of supervisor shall be declared elected. In addition to the voting, any other business relating to the Spring Lake Improvement District as may properly come before the meeting will be heard. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT MEETINGS IS ADVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Joe DeCerbo District Manager October 28, 2018 November 3, 2018 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 Experienced full-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 Genpak LLC, a leading manufacturer of disposable foodservice packaging, is seeking to fill the following positions in our Sebring plant. PackersQuality InspectorsForklift Drivers/CDLElectricianMaintenance MechanicProduction SupervisorParts Administrative Asst. Reception/AccountingWe offer a highly competitive compensation package, insurance & retirement benefits.Apply in Personat 116 Shican e Dr., Sebring, FL 33870 & bring your resume.GenPak is an Equal Oportunity Employer. HARVESTERS NEEDED Harvester needs 332 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest c itrus, 11-25-18 to 06-15-19. T he employer is Alta Citrus, L LC. Workers will be paid $11.29 per hour depending on w ork location and piece rate(s) a re offered depending on crop a ctivity, but will be guaranteed $ 11.29 per hour rate. Job location is in Polk, Highlands, Charl otte, Hardee, Desoto, Hendry, C ollier, Osceola, and Okeec hobee counties in Florida. Emp loyer will guarantee the 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 n ecessary to perform the des cribed job duties without c harge to the worker. Housing w ill be provided for individual w orkers 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 07 SW Park Street, Okeechobee, FL 34974 (863) 4625350 using job listing number FL10812428. WORKERS NEEDED 18 workers needed for AO Harvesting, LLC 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 and South 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 10794502 Busy ASC looking for a team player to work within our Business Department Must be dependable and willing to learn. Please Fax Resume to: 863-471-6834 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 NEEDAJOB? CHECKTHE CLASSIFIEDS! Pressing Help WantedApply in person: Feathers Dry Cleaners, 161 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. HELPWANTED2001 HARVE S TER S NEEDED H arvester needs 184 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest v arious crops 11-26-18 to 060 1-19.The employer is Citrus H arvesting, Inc. Workers will b e 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, Highlands, Polk, Saras ota, Charlotte, DeSoto, Manat ee, Hendry, and Lee counties, F lorida. Employer will guarantee t he opportunity for work for the h ourly equivalent of 3/4 of the d ays of the work period. The employer will provide the tools n ecessary to perform the d escribed 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 expenses to the worksite will be p rovided or paid by the emp loyer after completion of 50% o f the work period. Apply for this j ob at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 3 24 6th Avenue, North, W auchula, FL 33873. (863)7 73-3474 using job listing number FL10802214. FIELD S UPERVI SO R S F armer needs 2 Field Supervis ors to provide supervision to c rew members in the farm lab orer/hand harvester position, 1 1-25-18 to 06-10-19. The emp loyer is Dunson Harvesting, I nc. and workers will be paid $ 12.50 $14.00 per hour dep ending on experience. Worksite is located in Floral City, F lorida. One month agricultural h arvesting experience is req uired. 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 work t ools, supplies and equipment at n o cost to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual w orkers 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 a t 683 South Adolph Point L ecanto, FL 34461. (352) 2493 278 using job listing number FL10803671. WORKERS NEEDED 3 7 workers needed for Fern ando Meza Harvesting Inc f or citrus, fruits and vegetables h arvesting from 11/15/18 to 0 6/15/19. Workers will be paid $ .40+ per BU, but will be guara nteed $11.29 per hour. Job loc ation is in Central Florida. This j ob opportunity is temporary, 36 h ours per week guaranteeing at l east 3/4 of the time offered. F ree housing is provided to w orkers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent resi dence 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 10791698. CLASSIFIED WORKS! 863 Bar, Grill & BanquetsNow Hiring: Cooks, Waitresses, Bartenders, Pastry Chef, Kitchen Manager. FT/PT; Experience preferredMust Be Reliable & Self-Motivated Competitive Wages!!Start Immediately Email resume Interviews:Tues…Thurs10am…2pm at 3601 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid WORKERS NEEDED 31 workers needed for LS Barajas, Inc. for Citrus harvesting from 12/05/18 to 5/28/19. Workers will be paid $1.00+ 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 worksite 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 10804151. HELPWANTED2001 Janitorial Staff MemberWe are looking for a dependable hard working team member. Applicants must be able to pass a background check & random drug screening. Fulltime employment: M…F 8am… 5pm Starting salary: $9.50/hr Job duties are mostly outdoors, servicing a 4-story building and include: Use of a backpack blower 3xs weekly to blow exterior walkways, parking areas, all common areas; Dust, clean, and/ or spot wash railings, walkways, doors, window sills, light fixtures, walls and 36 slip boat dock daily; Empty and clean trash rooms, ashtrays, etc.; Clean, disinfect, polish, and sanitize lobby, fitness center and pool rest rooms; Cleaning of a lakefront beach area weekly; Use of a pressure washer monthly as needed; Other duties as assigned. Experience with the above job duties is required.We will be accep ting resumes via email ONLY. Please no walk ins as no one will be able to assist you. We will begin interviewing the first week of Nov 2018. Please send all resumes to:aroth@condominium W O RKER S NEEDED J BO Harvesting, Inc. is seeki ng 27 people to temporarily h arvest citrus in various count ies in Central FL 10/03/2018 t o 05/15/2019. Piece rates m ay be offered depending on c rop activity, but $11.29 an hr i s guaranteed. of contract g uaranteed. Work tools, supp lies, and equipment will be prov ided at no cost to the worker. F ree housing, for those that cann ot reasonably return to their p ermanent residence at the end o f each working day. Transp ortation and subsistence exp enses to the worksite will be p rovided or paid by the emp loyer upon completion of 50% o f the work contract, or earlier, i f appropriate. All applicants will h ave to complete a phone interv iew before employment is g ranted. For more information, c ontact the Florida Department o f Economic Opportunity, Office o f Workforce Services, Alien L abor Certification Program, C aldwell Building, MSC-G300, 1 07 East Madison Street, Tallah assee, Florida 32399-4140, ( 850) 921-3207 or Jesus Baraj as (863) 273-8870 and ment ion Job Order Number FL10752908. HARDEE CO. BOCC PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION Senior Mechanic (FL BŽ CDL) $16.13-$22.24/hr. + ben. pkg. Solid Waste Heavy Equipment Operator (FL A CDL Air Brake and Tanker endorsements) $13.86-$19.11/hr. + ben. pkg. Equipment Operator (FL DL) $11.41-$15.73/hr. + ben. pkg. Bridge Worker I (FL BŽCDL) $11.41-$15.73/hr. + ben. pkg. Parts/Warranty Technician(FL DL) $10.93-$15.07/hr+ben. pkg.Positions include 100% p aid Health Insurance for Employee Coverage. Job descriptions @ w/application. Submit: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd., Wauchula, FL 33873 863-773-2161. Positions open until filled. Maintenance TechnicianFlynn Management Corporation has an excellent opportunity at our Thornbury Apartment community for a PT Maintenance person, 25 hrs. per week. Responsible for entry level duties such as basic plumbing, appliance repair, carpentry, painting, etc. Apply in person at 31 Chelsea St. Lake Placid, call 863-465-4526 or send resume to EVENT FACILITATOR (FT) Application deadline: 11/4/18. For details and to apply visithttp://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO VETS PREF. HELPWANTED2001 40 temporary f armwor k ers n eeded for common field labor i n oranges, grapefruit, and tang erines in Highlands, DeSoto, M anatee, Martin, Collier, Lee, a nd Palm Beach counties, F lorida, for Oasis Harvesting, I nc. with work beginning on or a bout 11/23/2018 and ending o n or about 05/15/2019. The j ob offered requires no verifiable w ork experience in the crop act ivities listed. The minimum off ered wage rate that workers w ill be paid is $11.29 per hour, a nd piece rate may be offered. W orkers must commit to work the entire contract period. Worke rs are guaranteed work for 3/4 o f the contract period, beginn ing with the first day the worker a rrives at the place of employment. All work tools, supplies a nd equipment are provided at n o cost to the worker. Housing w ill be provided to those worke rs who cannot reasonably return to their permanent resid ence at the end of each worki ng day. Transportation and s ubsistence will be provided by t he employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or e arlier. To workers who are recruited outside the area of int ended employment. Applicants m ust provide documentation that they are eligible legally to w ork in the United States. Applic ants should report or send res umes to Florida Dept. of E conomic Opportunity, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahass ee, FL 32399, (850) 2457 437, or the nearest local office o f their State Workforce Agency, a nd reference job order # FL10802990. EOE. H-30018282-386000. Seizethesales withClassified! WORKERS NEEDED T riple M Fruit Company, Inc. … 22 temporary workers needed i n and around Lake Wales, FL f rom approx 11/21/2018 to 0 5/15/2019. Applicants must b e 18 years or older. Citrus Harv esting … Worker will place a p icking sack over his shoulder a nd carry an 18 to 22 ladder f rom the trailer to the tree. W orker will climb the ladder and p ick the fruit and place it in the p icking sack. A fully loaded sack w ill weigh between 80-100 pounds. The worker will carry t he sack to a large bin to caref ully dump the fruit, and repeat t he process many times. L emons are harvested with clipp ers in like manner. Peaches are h arvested by hand into a plastic t ub without the use of a ladder. T hese tubs can weigh up to 25 pounds when full. Filled tubs are t aken to the trailer, an empty o ne is picked up and the p rocess is repeated. The worker m ust be able to work outside for a t least 6 hours per day in all k inds of weather. Workers must a lso be able to stoop, squat, k neel, crouch, carry 80-100 p ounds, bend (from the waist), p ush, pull, reach and lift. All t ools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Proper work attire is required. Workers will also do miscellaneous grove clean-up by use of a hoe, shovel, rake or clippers. The highest of $11.29 per hour or applicable piece rate will apply, depending on crop activity. 35 hours per week offered. Per 20 CFR 655.122(i) Employer guarantees work will be available for at least threequarters of the period stated. Housing will be available at no cost for workers who cannot reasonably return home after each working day. Transportation will be provided from employer housing to jobsite at no charge. Initial transportation and subsistence expenses to the jobsite/housing will be provided, or reimbursed after 50% of the work contract is completed. Interviews required. Background check is required post-hire, and will be paid for by employer. Workers must have a valid identification and Social Security Card. Apply for this job at the State Workforce Agency in your area, or at CareerSource Polk 500 E. Lake Howard Drive, Winter Haven, FL 33881 (863)508-1100 x3300 Job Order # FL10811563. HELPWANTED2001 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 Findthe newYou intheClassifieds! FT T ruc k D r i ver~ A von P ar k HS Diploma or GED; 1 yr verifi able experience & CDL AŽ cur r ent DOT certificate required. $ 18/hr Must pass background c heck. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Da g ue The Town of Lake Placid is accepting applications for the Public Works Department. General Public Works employee is required to work in several capacities from sanitation to maintenance of town roads, parks, and facilities. This position requires a State of Florida issued CDL type A or B driver license with a clean driving record. Staring pay for CDL Licensed employee with clean driving record, agreeable to performing all tasks in the job description as needed is $12.40 per hour for up to four CDL licensed employees. Vacation, sick leave, family death leave benefits. State retirement benefits transferable to or from any other job in the Florida State Retirement system. Interested parties should submit applications and resumes as stated on website. bulletin/employment.html ALL APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO: Town of Lake Placid, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852 OR EMAILED TO .The Town of Lake Placid is an Equal Employment OpportunityŽ employer & Drug Free Work Environment.Ž Full-Time ReceptionistNeeded for Busy Professional Insurance office in Sebring. HS diploma, computer and phone skills required. Bilingual a plus. Benefits package offered. Please email resumes to WORKERS NEEDED 100 workers needed for Red Harvesting Inc. for blueberry, citrus and watermelon harvest ing from 11/20/18 to 6/10/19. Workers will be paid $0.90+ per 90lb field box, but will be guar anteed $11.29 per hour. Job lo cation is in Central Florida. This j ob opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing a t least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonabl y return to their permanent resi dence at the end of the work day. Transportation and subsis tence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipmen t and supplies will be provided a t no cost. Job order holding office is at 107 East Madison St., Tal lahassee, FL 32399 job order 10799419. Seasonal Outdoor Rec TechAt Avon Park Air Force Range Bio, Govt or Sales exp. preferred. 9 mo position; $10/hr. Visit: /jobs-at-apafr.html


D4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | October 28, 2018 HELPWANTED2001 W O RKER S NEEDED 2 9 workers needed for S. Barr agan Harvest, Inc. for citrus h arvesting from 12/05/18 to 5 /28/19. Workers will be paid $ 1.00+ 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 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 o rder holding office is at 107 E ast Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 job order 10804326 W O RKER S NEEDED S ebring Citrus, Inc. is seeking 8 0 people to temporarily harv est citrus in various counties in C entral FL 11/15/2018 to 0 5/31/2019. Piece rates may b e offered depending on crop a ctivity, but $11.29 an hr. is g uaranteed. of contract guara nteed. Work tools, supplies, a nd equipment will be provided a t no cost to the worker. Free h ousing, for those that cannot r easonably return to their perm anent residence at the end of e ach working day. Transportat ion and subsistence expenses t o the worksite will be provided o r paid by the employer upon c ompletion of 50% of the work c ontract, or earlier, if appropria te. All applicants will have to c omplete a phone interview bef ore employment is granted. For m ore information, contact the F lorida Department of Economic O pportunity, Office of Workforce S ervices, Alien Labor Certificat ion Program, Caldwell Building, M SC-G300 107 East Madison S treet, Tallahassee, Florida 3 2399-4140, (850) 921-3207 o r Pedro Marin (863) 840-5741 a nd mention Job Order Number FL10792285. Class A CDL Truck DriversNeeded to haul citrus throughout Central FL. Must have valid Class A CDL lic. & clean driving record. EOE/Drug Free Workplace.Call 863-441-8323 HARDEE COUNTY UTILITIES (HCUD)Seeking FL dual licensed Water/Water Waste operator: Senior Utilities Operator (AŽ & BŽ lics.) $23.78$32.78/hr + benefits; or, Utility Operator II (B/BŽ lics) $21.51-$29.65/hr + benefits; or, Utility Operator I (C/CŽ lics) $20.55-$28.33/hr + benefits. Performing and organizing department O&M. Water & WW FL operator licenses, or for UOII/SUO can obtain both BŽ or higher within on e year. See complete descriptions at with applications to: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd, Wauchula, FL 33873. 863-773-2161. Filled as needed and based on qualifications. EOE-F/M/V MEDICAL2030 F/T Medical PaymentPosting/Accounts ReceivableExperience Required Benefits AvailableSubmit resume to: gechevarria@ Y Y ouSa ouSa ve ve BigBuc BigBuc ks ks Shopping Shopping Classifieds! Classifieds! Full-Time 3p-11p Position LPN or RN 24 bed Intermediate care facility for the developmental disabled. Low patient ratio Dynamic Team Environment! Essential Criteria:Current Florida RN/LPN license; Demonstrated interpersonal & written communication skills; Experience a plus but will train.Fax resume:863-452-2223 Attention to Angelina Cantera, DON; Apply Online at Apply in Person at Florida Mentor, Avon Park Cluster, 55 E. College Dr., Avon Park. 863-453-0186 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 Highlands Urgent CareOpen Position:Full-Time Physician Email Resume:kadelberg@ RN Nursing Supervisor Mixture of 7-3, 3-11 Shifts Apply in person at Florida Mentor, Avon Park Cluster, 55 W. College Dr., Avon Park. Contact Angelina or Vanessa863-453-0186 RN WEEKEND MANAGERRoyal Care of Avon Park currently has a part-time position available for a Register Nurse to work every other weekend as the facility Weekend Nurse Manager. For more details please contact Temeka Hipps, DON at 863-4536674. 1213 W Stratford Rd., Avon Park. EOE, DFWP, M/F. ASKUS HOWyoucanplaceaPICTUREofyourite m forsale inyour classifiedad! MEDICAL2030 Unit Manager/ Care Team ManagerRN/LPN…Long Term CareSign On Bonus Rewarding Work Environment Competitive Compensation and Benefits!Responsibilities: Supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by charge nurses & the certified nursing assistants (CNAs) on their team. Monitor resident care to ensure it meets the federal, state & local standards, guidelines and regulations. Assign tasks and eval uate employee job performance. Mentor, coach & support unit staff. Supervision experience and long term care experience required. Must have current Florida RN/LPN License.Join Our Team. Voted Best in Highlands County! Apply:at www.palmsofsebring.comEmail resume to:mbruns@palmsofsebring.comor In Person at: 725 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33872 CHILD/ADULT CARE NEEDED2090 PT Driver & Adult Help N eeded~ looking for driver for errands & lgt housekeeping h elp. 863-214-8849 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! 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!! Let customers Find Youby advertising your business on the Business & Services Page! Mention this ad and Call Today !! 863-658-0307 PUTCLASSFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU! FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! 6000 MERCHANDISE HIGHLANDS HOT DEALS!Do you have stuff to sell at $500 or less? 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PAGE 44 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D5Tractor Supply raises money for 4-H youthsSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSEBRING „ Florida 4-H youth will experience valuable hands-on learning opportunities as a result of Tractor Supplys 2018 Paper Clover Campaign, a biannual fundraiser held in partnership with National 4-H Council. Florida Tractor Supply stores collectively raised $59,326 in 2018 through donations made with purchases in store and online. Earlier this month, Florida Tractor Supply customers participated in the Fall Paper Clover event by purchasing paper clovers „ the emblem of 4-H „ for a donation during checkout at stores nationwide or through purchases made online at From Oct. 3-14, Florida Tractor Supply stores raised $34,787. The Florida funds raised are a portion of the more than $1 million nationwide grand total „ marking the most successful fundraiser in Tractor Supplys history. Combined with results from the Spring Paper Clover event held earlier this year, Florida stores raised a total of $59,326. According to Christi Korzekwa, senior vice president of marketing at Tractor Supply Company, there is immense value in supporting 4-H youth and their skills and interests. Supporting todays youth means supporting tomorrows leaders,Ž said Korzekwa. Since 2010, Tractor Supply customers and team members have understood and supported the Paper Clover mission „ to help provide vital hands-on learning opportunities and empower more 4-H youth to become leaders in their lives, careers and communities.Ž Fundraising efforts from Tractor Supplys Paper Clover event fund scholarships for numerous state-level 4-H programs nationwide, and every Florida donation bene“ts Florida youth. Scholarships are used for camps and leadership conferences, where attendees learn everything from animal care and woodworking to networking practices and civic responsibility. Thanks to our partnership with Tractor Supply Company, its team members and the communities it serves, Paper Clover provides more youth with opportunities to learn-by-doing „ something that is vital to the development of their passions and interests,Ž said Jennifer Sirangelo, president and CEO of National 4-H Council. Its initiatives like Paper Clover that help empower and inspire youth to handle lifes challenges, contribute to the world around them and ultimately develop into tomorrows leaders,Ž Sirangelo said. The Fall Paper Clover event rounds out the ninth year of the campaign, which generated $1,999,661 in 2018. The companys biannual fundraiser has collectively generated more than $14.9 million in essential funding to date. The Paper Clover campaign will return to Florida Tractor Supply stores next spring. For more information on the program, visit 10th Circuit JNC announces nominees for county court openingSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNLAKELAND „ The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission met Wednesday, Oct. 24, and interviewed eight applicants for the Polk County Court judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert Williams. The commission announced that the following nominees, listed in alphabetical order, have been forwarded to Gov. Rick Scott: € David Ralph Carmichael of Bartow € Robert Mark Fore of Lakeland € Kevin M. Kohl of Lake Wales € David E. Stamey Jr. of Bartow Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission members are Timothy J. McCausland, Lydia Zbrzeznj, E. Blake Paul, Richard E. Straughn, Benjamin W. Hardin Jr., Robert Swaine, Patrice Behnstedt and Krista Mahalak. For more information, contact McCausland, the chairman of the Tenth Circuit JNC, at 863-834-6010 or timothy. 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PAGE 46 October 28, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | D7Are you afraid of your college debt?Ask BriannaŽ is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. Im here to help you manage your money, “nd a job and pay off student loans „ all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@ Student loans arent scary the way roller coasters are „ a quick hit of adrenaline and a silly souvenir photo to capture the moment. No, student loans are scary because they alter the way you see your future. They “ll you with dread that youll never have a house, a vacation to remember or a secure retirement. Its understandable that you would avoid looking at something that gives you nightmares. But just like exposure therapy can help people who are afraid of snakes, for example, you must face your student loans if you want to free yourself from their grasp. That dread will dissolve once you make a plan to lower your bills and say goodbye to debt. STEP 1: FIND OUT WHERE YOU STAND A “fth of those with student debt were behind on their payments in 2017, according to the Federal Reserve. Youre far from alone if youre overwhelmed. To move beyond your fears, come face to face with what you owe, to whom you owe it and when its due. Go to the National Student Loan Data System click Financial Aid ReviewŽ and create or enter your Federal Student Aid username and password. On the next screen, youll see a list of the federal student loans under your name. Click on the number of the loan in the left-most column to bring up details about it. Youll see the total amount left to repay and the name and website of the company that collects your bill, known as your servicer. Next, check your credit report for private student loans. You can access one report from each of the three major credit bureaus annually at annualcreditreport. com, or you can use a free online credit reporting service. In the accounts section, student loans will likely be listed as installment loans. Take note of the company that owns the loan and what the balance is. Thats the hard part. And now its over. STEP 2: GET CONTROL OF YOUR BILLS While you must know your overall student loan balance to make a strategic repayment plan, your total monthly bill is the more important number. Not sure how much youve been paying to each bank or servicer? Log in to their online portals to “nd out. While youre there, note the interest rate on your loans, too. At this point, make a list of loans that includes the company you pay, whether the loan is federal or private, the amount you owe per month, the amount you owe overall, and the interest rate. Rank the loans by interest rate, with the highest at the top. This is what youre working with. Now, compare your total monthly payment with your take-home pay. Are you earning enough to cover not only your loans, but also the essentials like your housing costs and food? Do you have anything left for retirement or emergency savings? If the answer is noŽ to either or both, cutting your loan bill is your priority now. STEP 3: TAKE ACTION To give yourself more breathing room, you have a few options: Sign up for an income-driven repayment plan. For federal loans, this limits your loan bill to a percentage of your income, and will free up the money you need in other parts of your life. Call your lender. Your ability to pay less toward private loans depends on individual lenders policies. Ask for lower or interest-only payments for a period of time. Avoid extended forbearance. While postponing your payments might sound like a good idea, reserve this for short-term stints „ like a month when you have a big medical bill to pay. If you cant afford your loans for the foreseeable future, choose a more permanent strategy. If you have a month of expenses or more saved for emergencies and youre able to contribute up to the employer match on your 401(k), you can tear into those loans. Pay off the highest-interest loans “rst to save the most money. Or re“nance, if you have good credit or a co-signer; you may be able to get a lower interest rate, especially on higher-interest private loans, which will help you pay off loans faster. This article was provided to The Associated Press by the personal “nance website NerdWallet. Brianna McGurran is a writer at NerdWallet. Email: bmcgurran@ THE ASSOCIATED PRESSIn this May 22 “le photo the Baker-Berry Library stands across The Green at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. A “fth of those with student debt were behind on their payments in 2017, according to the Federal Reserve.ASK BRIANNA Brianna Mcgurra NOTICE OF CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST PUBLIC HEARING NO. CU-18-01YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held in the City Council Chambers, 368 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. An application for a conditional use permit for a home occupation will be presented to the Planning/Zoning Board and then City Council for approval. A copy of the conditional use permit application can be obtained from the Zoning Department at City Hall. 1. A public hearing before the City of Sebring Planning and Zoning Board on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 beginning at 5:30 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible. 2. A public hearing before the City Council on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 beginning 6:00 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY CONTAINED IN APPLICATION 796 GOLFSIDE LN€ The City of Sebring Code of Ordinances Sec:26-132 (b)) requires all properties that lie within a Residential R1A zoning district to apply for a Conditional Use (Sec: 26-243)€ The property located 796 Golfside Lane has a zoning designation of Residential (R1A) and its owners propose to have a Home Occupation which requires a Conditional Use Any person or persons interested or affected by this change are invited to attend this hearing. You may submit comments in writing to the attention of Zoning Dept, 368 South Commerce Street, Sebring, Florida 33870 or you may call (863) 471-5102, for further information Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing.ANY PERSON WHO MIGHT WISH TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT THEY WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THEY MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE WHICH WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.The City of Sebring and its agencies do not discriminate upon the basis of any individuals disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Council, functions, including ones access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. 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