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Harmony in the streets

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Delivering Western Hendry County's News Since 1922


VOLUME 82 NUMBER 25THRDAJ3INE23. 20


At A Glance


Father, son die in SR 29 crash


Hendry toll reaches 14


Grimsley to hold
office hours


State Representative Denise
Grimsley's Legislative Aide,
Marty Mielke, will hold office
hours Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at
ihe Hendry County Courthouse
Room 130 from 9 am. to noon
and 1:30-3 a.m. Anyone need-
ing assistance with a state prob-
lem can either visit at this time
or may call (866) 888-6516 for
immediate assistance.
Food bank pick-up
scheduled
S The Hendry County Food
Bank will be distributing USDA
commodities to each individual
or family that qualifies on
Thursday, June 23, from noon
Sto3 p.m. at Our Lady of Heaven
Catholic Church, 355 south
Bridge Street. Client eligibility
can be one of the following:
Food Stamp Recipient, Tempo-
rary Assistance to Needy Fami-
lies TANF, Supplemental Secu-
rity Income (SSI) Medicaid,
Residence Housing founded by
Municipal, County, State of Fed-
eral Government, Self Declara-
Stion of Need by the client
(Based on the Department of
Health and Human Services
Poverty Income Chart).
It's Movie time!
The 24th annual Free Sum-
mer Film Festival has begun
once again! A snack shack is
provided with low cost refresh-
ments to add to the fun. Show-
Sings are at the LaBelle Assem-
bly of God, 123 Fraser Ave.,
across from Upthegrove Ele-
mentary School. For more
information call 675-0900 or e-
mail:
labelleone@hotmail.com. The
listings are as follows:
Tuesday, June 28:9:30 a.m.,
1 and 3 p.m. Racing Stripes; 6
p.m. The Ghost and Mr. Chick-
en;
Tuesday, July 5: 9:30 a.m., I
and 3 p.m. Kim Possible Movie
So the Drama; 6 p.m. To be
announced;
Tuesday, July 12: 9:30 a.m.,
1 and 3 p.m, Dinotopia Quest
for the Ruby Sunstone; 6 p.m.
To be announced.
You can apply for
exemption now
Kristina A. Kulpa, Hendry
SCounty Property Appraiser,
announces that property own-
Sers whq have established a
new residence in Hendry
County or have changed own-
ership in any manner must
make a new application and
Qualify for the $25,000 Home-
stead Exemption. You may pre-
file now for the 2006 tax year.
Should you have any ques-
tions, or need additional infor-
mation, visit the website at
www.hendryprop.org or
I please feel free to call the
LaBelle office at 863-675-5270
or the Clewiston office at 863-
983-3178. The hours for both
offices are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Monday-Friday.


Index
: Classifieds .......16-18
Editorial ............ .4
Speak Out .......... .4
Social News..........5
Sports...... .. ..6
See Page 2 for information about
how to contact the newspaper.

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By Patty Brant
A man and his young son
became the thirteenth and four-
teenth traffic fatalities on Hendry
County roads thus far this year.
They died Thursday, June 16, in a
two-vehicle crash on SR 29S,
about six miles south of LaBelle.
The crash occurred at 4:25 p.m.
Three other victims, including the
wife and daughter of the


deceased, were transported to Lee
Memorial Hospital in critical condi-
tion. The crash stopped traffic on
the two-lane road for several
hours.
According to the Florida High-
way Patrol, Jimmy Austin Whitak-
er, 45, of Sebring, was northbound
on SR 29 in a 2005 Ford pick up
truck. A 1997 Chrysler mini-van,
driven by Joel Calderon Enriquez,
36, of LaBelle was traveling south-


The Military Cadets of
LaBelle, a unit of the American'
Cadet Alliance, left for a four-
day drill. The group consisting
of 16 cadet recruits and two
staff officers shipped out early
Monday morning, on June 6,
2005. They would join other
cadets from Central and North
Florida as they fell out onto the
grinder at Avon Park Gunnery
Range. At the moment they
stepped out of the vehicles the
experience began!
"Our kids performed beauti-
fully" said Richard Williams and
Stan Messer, both officer candi-
dates in the organization. "Our
town should be prbud of the
efforts of their kids. Our kids
rose to the challenges, pulled
together and learned a lot about
not only themselves, but they
also learned how to depend
upon each other. They really
came together."
Other than the mentally and
physically challenging military
program,' the cadet recruits
spent time with a Special Forces
Unit consisting of Ranger, Delta
Force and Air Force Special
Forces personnel. They also put
their physical capabilities to the
test on a 21-station obstacle
course. They had fun in the
camouflage course, playing
hide and seek with Night Vision
Goggles (NVGs) and spent
some time at the airfield watch-
ing the latest Remote Control -
notably, Naval Cadet Recruit
Casey Penna actually got to try
her hand flying one of these
urimanned aircraft.
The Military Cadets of


LaBelle did exceptionally well
with improving their IPT(Physi.
cal Training) scores. As a unit
they are all proud as one of their
own Cadet Recruits, Ronald
Rogers of LaBelle, who scored
in the highest level for young
men by earning "The Presiden-
tial Standard" of Physical Fit-
ness. One of our young ladies,
Cadet Recruit Tiffanie Cain,
achieved the second highest
level of physical fitness award,
"The National Standard" which
is a requirement to achieve her
goal of becoming a Marine
Cadet. Cadet Recruit Rogers
also earned the distinction of
Marine Cadet Recruit as did Jor-
dan Murray, Matthew Howard
and Bradfield Gee. However,
Bradfield Gee prefers to repre-
sent the brigade of the U.S.
Army. "HOOAH"!
There was some study time
as well. Every recruit must learn
the history of each of the mili-
tary's brigades, as well as the
Mission Statement of the Ameri-
can Cadet Alliance which is
"SIR, The Mission of the Ameri-
can Cadet Alliance is to instill in
young Americans, through a
multifaceted cadet program,
which is physically and mental-
ly challenging and rewarding.
The importance of National
Pride, service to others, and
maintaining a drug free and
gang free lifestyle. SIR"
Young people age 12-17 can
become a Naval Cadet, Marine
Cadet or Army Cadet by com-
pleting a highly challenging
training program, one weekend
each month and two weeks


ward.
For an unknown reason, Mr.
Whitaker's truck crossed into the
southbound lane, entering the
path. of the Enriquez' family van.
The two vehicles collided, left front
to left front.
After impact, Mr. Whitaker's
truck rotated clockwise coming to
a final rest facing east, partially on
the east shoulder and blocking the
northbound lane.
Mr. Enriquez was ejected into a
water-filled ditch. His van came to
a rest facing northwest in the ditch


during the summer. In addition
to regularly scheduled drills,
cadets have the opportunity to
participate in community serv-
ice projects, field trips, color
guard/drill teams, as well as
travel to other military installa-
tions throughout the country.
.Cadets can also attend national-
ly organized training programs
during the 'summer months.
Members of the American
Cadet Alliance wear specially-
modified uniforms of the Navy,
Marine Corps and Army, and
can participate in a wide range
of advanced training programs,
including: field survival, search
and rescue, marksmanship and
seamanship.
The American Cadet
Alliance traces its heritage to
April 10, 1909, making it the old-
est and longest-serving Cadet
program in the United States.
The Military Cadets of LaBelle is
a joint-service unit, with train-
ing programs for U.S. Naval
Cadets, U.S. Marine Cadets, and
U.S. Army Cadets, depending
on a young person's area of
interest.
Do you have
what it takes?
Openings will become avail-
able in August for a limited
number of young people ages
12-17, to join the Military Cadets
of LaBelle. Cadet applicants
must be crime-free, drug-free
and physically fit. The American
Cadet Alliance is not a juvenile
See Cadets --Page 2


on the west shoulder of the road.
Both Mr. Enriquez and a passen-
ger, six-year-old Joel Calderon, Jr.,
were pronounced dead at the
scene.
Two other passengers in the
Enriquez vehicle, Irene Calderon,
age unknown, and Ruth Calderon,
age 10, were transported to Lee
Memorial Hospital, along with Mr.
Whitaker. Mrs. Calderon was air-
lifted by Lee County EMS; her
daughter was transported to Lee
Memorial Hospital by Glades
County EMS. Mr. Whitaker was air-


lifted to Lee Memorial Hospital by
Collier County EMS and later trans-
ferred to HealthPark. He was the
only victim wearing a seatbelt at
the time of the crash.
Both children attended Upthe-
grove Elementary School. Another
son,. 16-year-old Josue, who
attends LaBelle High School was
not involved in the crash.
Community members are ask-
ing for donations to assist the
Calderon family with hospital and
See Accident Page 2


Candidates



debate issues


By Patty Brant
Mayoral candidates provided
voters with a view into their indi-
vidual platforms and personali-
ties at the candidate's forum
June 13. The non-partisan city
election will be Tuesday, July 19.
All votes cast that day will be at
the LaBelle Civic Center
between 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Early vot-
ing begins July 5 at the Supervi-
sor of Elections Office only from
8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m. Monday
through Saturday until the elec-
tion.
The following is continued
from the 'mayoral candidate
forum described in last week's
issue. The information covers
the answers of both incumbent
Sherri Craichyb,.nd.-challenger
Randy Bengslon to questions
submitted by the audience.
In addition, incumbent.Bob
Miller is defending his seat from-
challenger Richard Williams.
Commissioner Paul Puletti has
-no opposition.
Bridge
Mr Bengston said there is no
absolute plan for a new LaBelle


bridge, but that the city must
work with DOT on the issue.
"We cannot afford to take his-
toric downtown out," he said,
saying there is a need for alter-
nate routes possibly Ford Road
(old City Ditch Road) and anoth-
er site west of town.
The mayor reiterated that she
is totally against a high span
bridge. She said she got with
DOT and the Coast Guard to get
controlled openings for the cur-
rent bridge. She said a new
LaBelle bridge is not in DOT's
five-year plan and a study is not
scheduled till 2008 too late,
she said, adding that the city
needs money to do the study.
She said she plans to restore old
downtown and is considering a
pair of one way bridges
Sewer
In answer to questions about
the new sewer system, Mayor
Craichy replied that the $9 mil-
lion project became a $13 mil-
lion one when prices increased,
so the city had to cut the most
expensive area on Belmont
See Platforms Page 2


LaBelle mourns



Culliver death


By Patty Brant
Many in LaBelle who knew
37-year-old Joseph Bernard
Culliver were shocked and sad-
dened at the l ,
news of his
apparent
murder in
Riviera
Beach last
week.
Investiga-
tors in Palm
Beach
County are Bernard
searching Culliver
for the killer
or killers of the former LaBelle
man, who was found dead in
his Riviera Beach apartment in
the early morning hours of Fri-
day, June 17. Firefighters had
been called there. A report
from the Palm Beach Post said


Mr. Culliver's body was found
about 4 a.m. and that it
appeared the fire had been set
to destroy evidence.
Bernard returned to LaBelle
frequently and graciously
agreed to sing Wind Beneath
.My Wings at the Fordson/Sun-
set Park Black Heritage Festival
this past May 21. He sang the
impromptu tribute to Alton
"Kid" Jones by request and also
sang the National Anthem.
Many local residents have fond
memories of Bernard's strong
vocals beginning home foot-
ball games. The 1986 LaBelle
High School graduate was well
known as a strong athlete, gift-
ed in both basketball and track
as well as with his musical tal-
ent, which he shared freely.
See Culliver Page 2


LaBelle to be a college town


By Patty Brant
Education is the key to suc-
cess. For years local residents
have had to travel in their quest
for that key. Thanks to the gen-
erosity and vision of Bryan Paul
and the Bonita Bay Group and
hopefully many more local
visionaries that key will be
much more accessible to local
residents in the foreseeable
future.
Several months ago Edison
College officially accepted the
site offered at the Bonity Bay pro-
posed development located on
the Paul property. The property


was annexed by the City of
LaBelle several years ago. Now
fundraising has begun in earnest
for an actual faculty as well as
"bricks and mortar."
The project will initially be
funded with private donations. At
a fundraiser June 15, at the Cap-
tain Hendry House, EC District
Director of Development Tracey
Galloway said getting the Hendry
Campus off the ground will be a
"big mountain to climb" but that
the area is up to the challenge.
The college hopes to have a
full time faculty member on staff
as early as this year. They need to
raise $100,000 over three years to


make that happen. Thanks to a
generous $30,000 donation by
-Bonita Bay, the college is on its
way to meeting that goal.
Bonita Bay's Mitch Hutchcraft
remarked that all involved will
"look back on this as a great
opportunity for the community."
Plans call for the campus to
be part of the community, with
the community wrapping
around Edison College. The col-
lege itself will be part of an edu-
cational village which will
include the permanent home of
the Southwest Florida Education
See College --Page 2


Staff photos/Patty Brant
Bryan Paul, Hendry EC Campus benefactor.


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Cadets: Learning the military ethic


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Staff photo/Patty Brant
Back left: Stan Messer, Ronald Rodgers, Jordan Murray, Sheriff Ronnie Lee, Matthew
Howard, Hank Simmons, Tiffanie Cain, Ted Miller Middle: Nikki Yaeger, Cory Lang, Tony
Martinez II, Johnny Salazar, Bradford Lee, Gabriel Buendia, Timmy Von Wagner, Lowell
Woods, Richard Williams Front: Terri Sutton, Casey Penna, Shonda Morris, Stephen
Whidden and Anthony Timmons. Red shirts are Marine Brigade, Black- Army Brigade
and Blue shirts- Navy Brigade.


LaBelle cadets excel at range


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need to school yourself on the sub-


Platforms
Continued From Page 1
north of the ditch. She added that
she went to Tallahassee four times
seeking funding. She did get
$200,000 for the new soccer field,
as did the county, and will apply for
more.
Full time mayor
Responding to a question about
being a full time mayor with regular
business hours, Mr. Bengston said
he will continue to serve as Public
Safety Director, but will be available
as necessary. He said the city has
some great employees who can do
their jobs. He oversees eight
departments with the county, he
said, and will do same with the city
- not "micro manage."
For the mayor, Ms. Craichy said
she works her real estate job two
hours a day and has chosen to miss
opportunities. She said she is at the
city barn at 7:15 a.m. every day.
She added, "Randy has no idea
what he's in for" and said that


LaBelle cannot afford $140,000 for
a city manager (plus an assistant)
without raising taxes one mil. "I
feel strongly that we will cheat our-
selves with a part time mayor."
Government
management
Directed to the challenger, Mr.
Bengston said he works for govern-
ment and oversees 60+ employ-
ees, like the mayor. He said it's easi-
er if you let people do their jobs.
Why is city
so divided?
The mayor said that each neigh-
borhood has a different feeling. She
said that MLK is a "thoroughfare"
and that the city needs money to
widen it. She said she envisions it as
a divided road with plants.
Her challenger felt that it has to
do with the difference between
:homeowners and renters and said
that all need to work together -
"skin, language barriers must
stop," he said.


'noTOS/Bill warren
The driver of this pick up truck was transported to the hospi-
tal in critical condition.


A father and son riding in this van died after a crash June 16
on SR 29S.


Accident
Continued From Page 1
funeral expenses. Your donations
will be greatly appreciated. Please
make donations payable to: Har-
vest of Hope Foundation, 5809 NW
67th Ct., Gainesville, FL 32653, Attn.
Phillip Kelleran, President. Please
make your check or money order
payable for Calderon funeral


Culliver
Continued From Page 1
Mr. Culliver is survived by his
mother, Dessie, and sister, also
named Dessie, and numerous
cousins and relatives. His father,
Joseph Culliver, is deceased.


Cadets
Continued From Page 1
delinquency program. Only 20
young, people will be accepted
during the next training cycle.
Upon acceptance, new
recruits complete recruit orienta-
tion, one weekend each month,
of highly-challenging "boot
camp" type training. Since all
recruits must be volunteers, they
can drop on request (DOR) at
anytime. Not all young people
have what it takes to, become a
cadet, as the program is intention-
ally extremely challenging.
Recruit orientation includes mili-
tary drill, team-building activities
and challenging the obstacle
course. After recruit orientation,
graduates continue to train one
weekend each month until the
next summer where they will


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For more information, please
call 1-888-922-4073; e-mail Har-
vestofHope.net or you may call the
local ifiimber, 517-1681, ask for
Martar Martinez,btbr more infor-
mation. Friends and family thank
you in advance and wish God's
blessing for those who respond to
this need.
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Local funeral services are
being planned for this Saturday,
June 25, at 11 a.m. at LaBelle High
School. Pastor Alonzo McKenzie
of New Bethel Baptist Church will
officiate.
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attend annual training and get a
shot at obtaining the honorable
and coveted title of Cadet.
The American Cadet Alliance
was recently recognized by-the
-Secretary of Defense with the Ful-
crum Shield Award for counter
drug education excellence.
Cadets and officers work in part-
nership with the Florida National
Guard by providing anti-drug pre-
sentations to other young people
throughout the community.
The cadets wish to offer a spe-
cial thanks to The LaBelle Kiwa-
nis, HCSO and Sheriff Lee for all
their support as well as Pat and
BiltWilliams of Sky Manor Corpo-
ration, Lee Franco owner of
Curves, Mims Welding for their
sponsorship of two cadet recruits,
Mr. and Mrs. Cain who also spon-
sored a cadet, Mr. Lowell Woods,
VFW Post 1000 and all the help
and support of staff Officers and
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City manager
Mr. Bengston said a city manag-
er would be relief for the mayor,
and posed the question? "How can
we not afford it?"
Water quality plans
Mr. Bengston said that the city
has applied for a grant to improve
its water, and pointed to the age of
its plant as one of the problems. He
feels that the city needs to cooper-
ate with its neighbors (west Glades,
Port LaBelle and Fort Denaud) on a
water authority board.
For her part, the mayor said
"Randy doesn't know the first thing
about a waterplant." She said that
federal rules created the city's prob-
lem; that the city needs a different
kind of treatment system, adding
"we never quit working on it." She
said the city will build a high tech
waterplant like its new sewer plant.
"Randy is a county employee," she
said, "the county wants our water
and wastewater plants." LaBelle
has been in the water business
since 1925, she said, adding "you


College
Continued From Page 1
Center vocational school and even-
tually, a high school.
The college is part of the Paul
property annexation comprehen-
sive plan -- an ongoing process. It
is hoped the plan will get approval
from the Department of Commu-
nity Affairs in late summer or fall,
along with the vo-tech. Mr. Hutch-
craft credited the initial vision to
Bryan Paul, and is being expanded
upon.
These private donations are eli-
gible for a 100 percent match of
state funds.
The creation of the Hendry
Campus provides opportunities
for corporations, individuals and
families-to give lasting legacies to
the community through dona-
tions. The community is being
asked to contribute $12 million to
build a 100,000 square foot facility.
It will be a regional landmark and
center for education and econom-
ic development activities. Such a
hub of education will certainly
"enhance this area's ability to
grow."
The two-phase construction is
set to begin in 2011. It will take $7
million
In state and federal grants and
private money for that to happen.
The folks at the fundraiser were
told they are "ambassadors, advo-
dates" for education.
Currerih, Edison College offers
numerous classes at its LaBelle
site, on the LaBelle High School
campus, although no advanced
courses are available locally.
Some 400 full time students get
their basic college level courses
right here at the LaBelle campus -
up from about 189 when it opened
in 1995. Once the new facility is
open, it should accommodate
about 1,000 students.
Dr. Sally Berg, Edison College
Hendry/Glades Service Area Direc-
tor, said that the LaBelle Campus
doubled its Summer B enrollment
over last year, adding she would
like to increase the range of classes
available locally. The LaBelle cam-
pus already has a portable for day
classes, but needs an instructor.


Stan Messer U.S'.Army and XO of
the LaBelle group, Lt. Col.
U.S.M.C. Ret. Mike McVey, former
U.S. Army 12-year veteran Tina
Noel and former U.S. Coast Guard
Ret. John Smith. The cadets also
wish to express their appreciation
to American Legion Post 130 and
the ABWA for their enthusiasm
for the group.
Richard Williams will be
attending Officers Candidate
School (OCS) at Fort Stuart in July
in order to receive his commis-
sion as 1st Lt. U.SA.C.C. Officer in
Charge. The Military Cadets of
LaBelle will be sending approxi-
mately 15 cadet recruits to Ft. Stu-
art in July for Annual Training.
Camp fees are $350 per recruit for
19 days of camp. Other costs
associated are that of their uni-
forms and insignia and travel to
and from camp. If you would like
to help sponsor a Cadet Recruit or
help absorb some of the costs


need to school yourself on the sub-
ject, son."
City police force
Craichy: "My feeling is that two
police services would be a stupid,
costly move" adding, "we have a
professional sheriff's department."
However, one day the city may
need its own police department,
she said, pointing to estimates of a
160,000 population in western
Hendry County by 2030. She said
the sheriff's office works with the
City of LaBelle and that city resi-
dents pay for "extra service," above
the basic services all county resi-
dents pay for.
Bengston: "I don't disagree," he
said, adding "it (a city police depart-
ment) would be foolish now;
down the road -maybe." He said
the city needs to watch growth and
get feedback from law enforce-
ment.
The evening ended on a positive
note, with each candidate answer-
ing the question "what is the best
thing about your opponent?"
The mayor said that Mr.


Bob Jones Edison College's
Executive Vice President.


Dr. Berg said her biggest wish is to
have enough support to get a
building in fiveyears.
Dr. Berg will be retiring Decem-
ber 31 and EC is seeking a full time
educator. Dr. Berg said the Char-
lotte Campus doubled its enroll-
ment when a full time educator
was hired and anticipates a huge
growth spurt for the LaBelle cam-
pus once a full time educator is on
staff.
She paid tribute to the generosi-
ty and foresight of Ken Curtis for
his "wonderful scholarships" to
LaBelle High School graduating
seniors, the Paul family's gift of
land and Bonita Bay's first cash
donation.
Dr. Berg predicted the local
campus will enhance economic
development. The goal will be to
offer almost all the classes that the
main campus does. A vibrant col-
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Correction
Bob Miller's announcement of
his candidacy for city commission
in the June 16 issue of the Caloosa
Belle contained an error. He and
his wife, Sharon, actually have
one daughter and one son. We
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Obituaries


Kevin D. Osceola
Kevin D. "Fatman" Osceola, 33,
of Palmdale, passed away Monday,
June 13, 2005. He was born
December 8, 1971 in Alexandria,
LA and was a lifelong resident of
Palmdale. He was a cowboy and
fireman and a member of Palm-
dale Baptist Church. He was for-
mer Palmdale Fire Chief and was a
member of the first response med-
ical team for 10 years. He was a
coach for T-ball and Little League
and enjoyed rodeoing. Survivors
are his wife, Angie Osceola, son,
Warren James Osceola, daughter,
Kaitlyn Osceola, parents, Mike and
Sandra Osceola all of Palmdale, 3
brothers, Michael Corbitt of Stan-
ton, KY, Bryant "Bimbo" Osceola of
Houston, TX, James "Pero" Osceo-
la of Palmdale, 2 sisters, Judy Cor-
bitt of Stanton, KY and Deana
"Dede" Osceola of Houston, TX,
numerous other relatives. Funeral
services will be Saturday, June 18,
at 11:00 A.M. at Palmdale Baptist
Church, where the family will


receive friends one hour prior to
the service. Graveside services will
be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Oak
Grove Cemetery. Brant Funeral
Chapel.
Walter M. Greer Jr.
Walter M. Greer Jr., age 85, of
LaBelle, passed away June 14,
2005 in Fort Myers. He was born
June 6, 1920 in Fort Lauderdale
to the late Walter M. Greer and
Susie Minnie Royals He was a
longtime resident of LaBelle.
Survivors include his sons:
Everett of N. Fort Myers, Lewis of
Riverton, WY, Bobby of Fort
Myers, Warren of Tallahassee
and Rubin of MI, daughters: Mar-
ilyn of Pennington, AL, Rita Faye
of Cape Coral, Sherry of Fort
Myers and Carolyn of Fort Myers,.
brothers: Blish of LaBelle, John
of F6rt Pierce and Wayne of Lake
Placid, sisters: Freida Bullington,
Margaret Howard and Violet
Williams, all of LaBelle, He was
preceded in death by his parents,
brothers: Robert, Wallace and


Jim and sister: Arelia Whidden.
Visitation was held on Satur-
day, June 18, 2005 from 9-11
a.m. at the Akin-Davis Funeral
Home in LaBelle. A graveside
funeral service followed imme-
diately after visitation at the
Ortona Cemetery with Rev. L.W.
Howard officiating. Donations
may be made to Hope Hospice,
9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort
Myers, Florida 33908.
Arrangements by: Akin-Davis
Funeral Home-LaBelle, Fl.
John Herman Blakely
John Herman Blakely, 77, of
LaBelle, died June 19, 2005, after a
lengthy illness. He was born April
24,1928, in Oneida, TN. He moved
to Ft. Myers in 1950 and retired to
Sebring, then moved to LaBelle
after the death of his wife, Martha,
in 1997. He was a mechanic by
trade and could repair anything.
Stock car racing and NASCAR rac-
ing were his hobbies.
He was preceded in death by
his son, Johnny Matt and his wife


Shooting victim was active in Glades


By Bill Fabian
Palmdale resident Kevin Osce-
ola was actively involved in
Glades County and the corhmuni-
ty of Moore Haven. The tragic
shooting death of Osceola in
Palmdale last Monday morning
led to two arrests by the Glades
County Sheriff's Office in connec-
tion with the shooting.
The shooting occurred at
Osceola's home in Palmdale dur-
ing the pre-dawn hours of June
13, during which Osceola, 33,
Toby Reed Coppler, and Billie Sue
Hust had reportedly been shoot-
ing "dummy rounds" from a .410
shotgun at each other.
The dummy rounds had been
fabricated by removing the pellets
from the actual shotgun shells,
and replacing them with toilet
and/or tissue paper. Coppler, who
waived his Miranda rights, told
authorities that he did not see that
the gun had been loaded with live
shells by Osceola, who was
known by the nickname "Fat-
man".
Glades County Sheriff's investi-


gators arrested Coppler at the
scene and charged him with
manslaughter. Coppler, 34, was
brandishing the weapon at the
victim's home at the time of the
shooting, and allegedly was
unaware the gun had been
loaded with live rounds when he
shot at Osceola.
Coppler was a resident of
Clewiston, and was reportedly
employed at one time by the
South Shore Water Association.
Within the last several months,
Coppler had been between jobs
and was arrested in Palm Beach
County on a battery charge on
Feb. 10, according to Detective
Ray Van Houten of the Glades
County Sheriff's Office.
Also arrested after the shoot-
ing was Billie Sue Hurst, also of
Clewiston, who made the 911
emergency call after Osceola was
shot. Hurst, 43, was reportedly
,formerly employed in Clewiston
by the city's Animal Control
Department, and had also been
with Osceola and Coppler at the
scene of the shooting.


After a search of the premises,
Glades County Sheriff's deputies
found cocaine and paraphernalia
on Hurst, who was then arrested
and charged with possession of
cocaine with intent to sell.
The presence of the drugs at
the scene prompted questions as
to the possibility that those
involved in the shooting had been
intoxicated and under the influ-
ence of cocaine. Sheriff's investi-
gators could not be reached for
comment regarding the toxicolo-
gy reports.
The victim in the shooting had
served in the past as a fire marshal
in Glades County, according to
Glades County officials. Osceola
was the son of Sandy Osceola,
who until last year had served on
the Glades County Board of Com-
missioners.
The Glades County Sheriff's
Office was unable to release any
new information concerning the
detainees, although it was report-
ed that Hurst had been released.
No additional information was
released concerning Coppler.


Martha Ellen.
He is survived by his daughters:
M. Janice (Danny) Skipper, of
LaBelle, Linda K. Campbell, N. Ft.
Myers; his grandchildren: Dan
Skipper, Jr., Matthew Skipper,
Valeri Skipper, Crystal Campbell,
Bryan Campbell, Melissa Blakely,
Samantha Blakely; great-grandchil-
dren: Darrion Barnhill, Roger and
Mia Blakely; sisters Jean Blanken-
ship, Sue Martin; and brother
Andrew Blakely and numerous
nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be
held at a later date. The family
wishes to express their gratitude to
all the nurses and caregivers at
Heartland Healthcare Center in Ft.
Myers and to Hope-Hospice South
for the care given to him during the
last eight weeks. Memorial contri-
butions in his name to your favorite
charitywould be appreciated.

Arrest reports

On June 7, John Harley
Baker, 39, aggravated stalking
after injunction for protection,
contempt of court and resisting
an officer without violence.
On June 11, Eleazar Galmich
Torres, 22, DUI. His blood alcohol
level measured. 169/.164.
Sara Marie Hawkins, 24,
introducing contraband into a
detention facility.
June 10 A 13-year-old boy,
aggravated battery with a weapon
June 15, Romero Chavez
Marron, 20, trespassing on a con-
struction site and larceny-theft
between $300-$5,000.


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I have to absolutely agree
with the person who wrote
about the traffic and speed
offenders on Hwy. 80
between LaBelle and Clewis-
ton. When they see the Hwy.
80 sign, they think it's the
speed limit "plus."
I travel this road back and
forth to work five days a week
and it's a real challenge to go
to and from safely. Drivers
pass in the no passing zones,
double yellow lines, turn
lanes and on curves. No
regard for the law or other
motorists. What is so impor-
tant that they have to not only
put their lives in danger but
other people on the roads?
Isn't there such a thing as
leaving a little earlier for their
destination?
We need this highway
patrolled more often as it
seems to be getting worse,
and for the safety of the driv-
ers. They're the innocent who
end up getting hurt not the
ones at fault. We're hoping
the Highway Patrol can sit up
and take notice of this prob-
lem; save innocent lives by
patrolling this area more
often.
Thank you, from another
concerned motorist.

I am amazed that the prob-
lem of high THM readings in
the LaBelle water system has
received such little notice in
our community. THMs are a
proven carcinogen (cancer
causing agent) and the
LaBelle system is operating at
a level of 3-4 times the maxi-
mum allowable level.
I am especially concerned
that the comments made by
the City through Mr. Boyle in
the April 7 issue of the
Caloosa Belle and again on
May 19 are blatantly inaccu-
rate. Mr. Boyle states that the
"Chloramine system was
installed several years ago
and has worked well to
remove discoloration in the
water." He further states that
this type of system. "can
sometimes result in this type
of problem (i.e.; high
THM?s)."
In fact, chloramine sys-
tems are not installed to
reduce coloration from the
water. They are installed
specifically in systems where
the conditions exist to have
high THM readings. About 20
percent of the water systems
in Florida are using chlo-


ramines and when operated
properly they are very effec-
tive in keeping THMs within
the allowable levels. Howev-
er, when operated improperly
for a long period of time they
can cause nitrification which
can cause water discoloration
and even higher THMs.
It has been two months
since the original announce-
ment of this problem. What
has been done? Have experts
been called in? Has the city
consulted its chemical and
equipment vendors for prop-
er training and procedures in
operating a chloramine sys-
tem? This situation cannot be
ignored and I think the citi-
zens of our community
deserve regular updates on
the progress, or lack thereof,
until the problem is solved.
Everything that I have stat-
ed is factually correct and can
be easily confirmed by talking
with any number of people
and organizations within the
state that deal with drinking
water systems. I urge you all
to take this issue seriously
and demand answers from
our Mayor, Commissioners
and City Administrators.
(Mr. Boyle explained that
engineers were called in
immediately when the THM
problem was identified and
provided their recommenda-
tions. Subsequently, the city
submitted a request to the
Department of Environmental
Protection to permit two
redundant systems (this is all
explained in the May 18 issue
of the Caloosa Belle [please
note a Caloosa Belle error in
that story the city is plan-
ning a new water plant, not
wastewater. It built a new
wastewater plant several
years ago. The city is consid-
ering either a reverse osmosis
water treatment plant or a
less costly membrane system
at this time.])
Mr. Boyle agreed that
chloromine systems are not
installed to reduce coloration.
He appreciates your input
and said residents are always
free to call him with ques-
tions.)
Also, updates on LaBelle's
THM problem are provided
through regular city commis-
sion meetings covered in the
Caloosa Belle and city water
customers receive quarterly
updates, as per DEP, when a
situation arises.


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By Pudge Lehman

When you burn something in
a pot just sprinkle some baking
soda in it and add water, boil a
few minutes, let sit overnight.
However, B.J., if you manage to
burn it so badly that it perma-
nently stains the metal, perhaps
you should have your cooking
license revoked.
If you have limited space, go
to your cupboard and figure out
how many dishes and glasses
you absolutely need to survive
day to day. Put the rest in a box
and mark clearly, on all sides,
what it is and store.
As for your "treasures" just


pack away half- and change
them around once in a while. Do
this with the kids' toys, too, and
if you have a very, very good
friend you may be able to con
her into changing the kids
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friend...
To get a good grip on a screw-
driver use a small piece of that
shelf liner used to keep stuff
from sliding. Also keep a small
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take qaps off. I keep a roll
around the house. It has a zillion
uses.
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Letters to the Editor


Questions for mayor


June 16,2005
Dear Editor;
Unfortunately I was unable to
attend the mayoral candidates'
forum on June 13, 2005; I also was
unable to forward my questions to
the moderator in time to have them
presented. The majority of my
questions are concerning the
grants and the distribution of funds.
Mayor Craichy wrote extensively
about the grants she had helped
the LaBelle community obtain; the
dollar figure is impressive but
where did the money go?
The second grant to rehab
twenty-eight homes at an average
cost of $31,000.00 is wonderful; of
the approximate $868,000.00 who
are the homeowners and how
were they selected, who did the
work, and howwere the funds allo-
cated?
Pertaining to the jobs grants:
who are the employers, employ-
ees, what are the average salaries,
and how do these recurring grants
create a direct benefit to the resi-
dents of LaBelle?
Who did the work for the
restoration of the Captain Hendry
House and how were they select-
ed?
Why was a grant needed to
place homes on the National Regis-


ter of Historic Places? How does
the historic district benefit the resi-
dents?
I have served in the US Army so
I understand the difference
between leadership and manage-
ment. There are times to say "fol-
low me", times to delegate, and
monitor progress. I believe I can
speak for the majority of the resi-
dents of LaBelle; we are not look-
ing for a Super Hero who does it all,
we are looking for someone who
has a vision of the future, will listen
to us and who can represent us
here at home and to the state.
I also would like to urge the fel-
low residents of LaBelle to cele-
brate this process of the Mayor's
Election. Be involved; ask ques-
tions, listen to responses,'talk to
each, and most of all-VOTE!
TinaNoel

Mayor explains grants
I always love opportunities to
talk about the many grants and pro-
grams that have taken place in the
City of LaBelle since I became
mayor.
First, Neighborhood Revitaliza-
tion Grants are one source of fund-
ing from the Community Develop-
ment Block Grant program. Since 1
became mayor, this type of grant
rehabilitated 28 homes; one in


Englewood S/D, one on Clark St,
one on Main St. and the remaining
in Ford and Sunset Park. These
grants are awarded on the basis of
economic need. Other CDBG
neighborhood grants that have
been obtained have been used to
extend sewer lines in Ford and Sun-
set Park and in Englewood Terrace
S/D.
Community Development
Block Grants can also be used for
economic development provided
the business locating to LaBelle will
create jobs in LaBelle. Since I have
become mayor, we have complet-
ed four such Economic Develop-
ment grants for sewer and water
line installation and road construc-
tion. These grants enabled us to
attract Oakley, Ken Wallaces' proj-
ects, and OAK (a recycling concern
that is scheduled to open soon).
These projects have created 150
new jobs for the City of LaBelle.
By using Community Develop-
ment Block Grants, we have
improved housing, installed water
and sewer lines and constructed
roads. In short, we have improved
the quality of life for the residents of
LaBelle through the use of grants
and not city tax dollars.
I also love to talk about the Cap-
tain Hendry House, a project that I
believe brings LaBelle closer to its


heritage and culture. A Historic
Preservation grant from the Florida
Department of State helped the city
purchase and restore the Captain
Hendry House, and it has become
a local treasure for the city. All struc-
tural restoration work was com-
pleted by qualified local contrac-
tors who met requirements set
forth by the state. The contractor
worked under the direction of an
architect specializing in historical
restoration approved by the state
and the grant itself was adminis-
tered by the state.
I take pride in preserving our
history and culture. The fact that
Downtown LaBelle near the river is
part of a Historic District also
improves our quality of life. The
grant I obtained paid for the cost of
identifying buildings that qualified
for inclusion on the National Regis-
ter of Historic Places. The same
grant also paid the cost of the
research necessary for placement
of those buildings on the register.
This is vital, in my opinion, so that
we can preserve Old Florida before
it disappears forever.
I encourage everyone to review
my record. Let the work I have
done speak for me.
Thankyou,
SherriCraichy


Guest Commentary


Marco Gate?
I'm out of the country for two
weeks and upon my return I pick
up back copies of one of Hendry
County's weeklies, and what is
the headline?
"Taped remarks of commis-
sioners at Marco reflect a dimin-
ished confidence in Baird" with a
sub-title "Of turf wars and limited
computer skills."
All of this "to do" in a "retreat"
meeting of Hendry County gov-
ernment officials on Marco Island
the weekend of May 20, followed
by the commissioners approving
County Administrator Baird's
County reorganization plan at
their BOCC meeting on May 24th
in LaBelle. This was the same
plan that included major salary
increases for Baird and key


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administration staff members,
and had been heatedly disputed
earlier by the commissioners, and
eventually led to the resignation
of the county engineer and airport
manager. Hello! When did the
inmates take control of the asy-
lum?
Somehow it occurs to me it is
like expecting the world to treat
you fairly because you are a good
person and the bull not to attack
you because you are a vegetarian.
Trying to make some sense
out of this purported "Marco
Gate" and the resultant tumult
and frenzy over the County


Administrator's do's and don't,
reminds me of a story about the
"Lost chapter of Genesis" in
which Adam was feeling very
lonely in the Garden of Eden.
So God asked him. "What's
wrong Adam"? Adam said he did-
n't have anyone to talk to. so God
advised him that he was going to
create him a companion, and that
it would be a woman. This
woman would gather food for
him, she would cook for him, and
when he discovered clothing, she
will wash it for him. She will
always agree with every discus-
sion he makes and also would not,
nag him, and will always be the
first to admit she was wrong
when you've had a disagreement.
She will praise you!
She will bear your children and
never ask you to get up in the mid-


die of the night to take care of
them. She will never have a
headache and will freely satisfy
your every need and passion,
without rebuttal or reprisal.
Adam asked, "What will this
person, you call woman cost?"
God replied, "An arm and a
leg."
Then Adam asked, "What can
I get for a rib?" And the rest is his-
tory?
So as I see it, despite all the
rhetoric surrounding the purport-
ed "Marco Gate", it comes down
to whether our elected leaders are
committed to giving up "an arm
and a leg", or settling for a good
"ribbing"!
Respectfully,
T. W Bill Neville (Hendry
County Citizen and Taxpayer)


Florida heat brings health hazards


Soaring temperatures bring
increased risk of heat injury.
If you are working or playing
in the Florida heat, be aware of
the warning signs of heat injury.
According to the Center for
Disease Control (CDC), heat
injuries include: heat rash, heat
cramps, heat swelling, heat syn-
cope (fainting), heat exhaustion
and heat stroke.
Heat rash (sometimes called
prickly heat) is generally mild.
Red bumps appear on the skin
and usually disappear within a
few days. Heat rash is fairly com-
mon in very young children.
Heat rash can be prevented by
keeping cool with air condition-
ing, fans and cool showers.
Keep the skin dry and wear light-
weight, loose-fitting clothing.
Wear natural fibers, such as cot-
ton, which do not trap the
body's heat.
Treatments for heat rash
includes: Keep the rash area
cool and dry. Consult your doc-
tor about medications such as
calamine lotion and Benadryl. If
the rash does not clear up in a
few days, or it becomes infected,
consult your doctor.
According to the CDC web-
sitet 'heat cramps often occur
after strenuous exercise in heat,
and tend to occur in the legs or
abdomen.
Symptoms include: cool,
moist skin; muscle spasms,
twitching; hard and lumpy mus-
cles: tender muscles; nausea,
possibly with vomiting; fatigue;
and, rapid heartbeat.
Heat cramps occur because


A
Healthier
Life l


with Katrina Elsken


the body loses fluid and elec-
trolytes. If you are sweating, be
sure to drink plenty of fluids.
Water is always a good choice,
but if you are sweating a lot, you
might want to also sip sports
drinks such as Gatorade, which
replace lost electrolytes. Consult
your doctor about sports drinks
if you are on a diet that restricts
sodium intake. Some sports
drinks are high in sodium.
Treatment for heat cramps
includes drinking lots of fluids,
massaging and stretching mus-
cles and limiting exercise. If
symptoms do not ease after one
hour, consult your doctor.
Heat swelling usually occurs
in the hands, legs, ankles and
feat. It happens after standing or
sitting a long time in the heat. It
can be prevented by periodically
stretching and moving, so you
don't sit too long in one posi-
tion. Treatment for heat swelling
is to rest in a cool place and to
elevate the legs.
Heat syncope is a form of
fainting. It can be related to heat
swelling. If blood pools in the
legs during a long period of
standing or sitting in the heat,


this can cause a sudden loss of
blood pressure.
Symptoms of heat syncope
include fainting, light headed-
ness, weak pulse and cool,
moist skin. Heat syncope can be
avoided by staying as cool and
hydrated as possible and by
avoiding standing or sitting in
one position for long periods of
time.
The CDC's recommended
treatment for heat syncope is to
lie down in a cool environment.
If fainting spells last longer than
one minute, or if the person
seems agitated or disoriented,
consult your doctor.
Heat exhaustion, also known
as heat prostration and heat col-
lapse, requires immediate med-
ical attention. Left untreated, it
can lead to heat stroke.
Symptoms of heat exhaustion
include dizziness, fainting,
headache, rapid heartbeat, rapid
breathing, confusion or irritabili-
ty, blurred vision, fatigue, heavy
sweating, clammy skin, pale
skin and heat cramps.
Heat exhaustion can be pre-
vented by staying as cool as pos-
sible and drinking lots of fluid.
It's also important to recognize
the early signs of heat injury and
take them seriously, so you don't
get to the point of heat exhaus-
tion.
Treatment for mild cases of
heat exhaustion includes drink-
ing lots of fluids and cooling the
body. However, if symptoms are
severe (confusion, blurred
vision, fainting) or if they symp-
toms last more than one hour,


consult your doctor.
Left untreated, heat exhaus-
tion can lead to heat stroke,
which can be fatal.
Heat stroke occurs when the
body can no longer cool itself
and "shuts down."
SSymptoms include hot skin
(wet or dry), high fever, vomit-
ing, diarrhea, unconsciousness,
confusion, hallucinations,
seizures, rapid heartbeat, rapid
breathing and difficulty breath-
ing.
Heat stroke requires immedi-
ate medical care. Call 911 or
take the victim to the emergency
room. While waiting for emer-
gency help to arrive, keep the
heat stroke victim as cool as pos-
sible by moving the person to a
shaded or air conditioned area;
remove any clothing made of
.synthetic materials (which can
trap heat), fan the body, use ice
packs on neck and armpits. If
the person is awake and not
nauseated, give fluids. Do not
give aspirin or acetaminophen.
According to the CDC, extreme
body heat from heat stroke is not
treated the same as a normal
fever; taking these medications
may cause further problems.
EDITORS NOTE: Before mak-
ing any changes in your diet or
exercise plan, consult your doc-
tor. This is especially important
if you are on any prescription
medications. Some drugs inter-
act badly with foods that would
otherwise be considered
"healthy."


Threats help maintain oil moratorium


By LanyLipman

Drilling rigs won't be blacken-
ing the beaches of Florida any-
time soon under a hard-fought
agreement won frormSenate lead-
ers tonight, said U.S. Sen. Bill Nel-
son.
The agreement a pledge


from both the chairman and rank-
ing member of the Senate Com-
mittee on Energy and Natural
Resources preserves a ban on
drilling off the coast of Florida.
Additionally, it protects a large
portion of the Gulf, known as
Lease Sale 181, which isn't specif-
ically covered by the moratorium


Thank You


Thank you
The Hendry County Democrat-
ic Executive Committee would
like to thank all of the businesses
that donated gifts/certificates to
our Jefferson/Jackson Gala.
Thank You, Flora & Ella's Restau-
rant, Clewiston Inn, Plattner's
LaBelle Chrysler, Langford Ford,
O'Ferrell's Florist, Robbie's
Restaurant. We would also like to
thank all those that volunteered
and assisted the committee to


present this successful event.
Thankyou.
Sincerely,
Grenville Williams, Chairman

Pop Warner thank you
The board of the Longhorn
Organization would like to extend
a great big thank you to the Lyons
Printing. We appreciate the efforts
you have made to help us with
our sign-ups this year.
LaBelle Longhorns


on drilling in the Outer Continen-
tal Shelf.
The final details of the agree-
ment came late Tuesday night -
but only after Nelson had seized
the Senate floor earlier in the day
from energy panel chairman Sen.
Pete Domenici. Nelson launched
a filibuster to delay action on a
broader energy- bill, drawing a
heated response from the New
Mexico Republican, who later
agreed to help Nelson keep
drilling away from Florida's off-
shore waters.
"Florida is safe," Nelson
declared, in announcing that the
final details of an anti-drilling
agreement had been hammered
out late Tuesday. Both Nelson
and U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez gave
impassioned speeches on the
Senate floor Tuesday afternoon,
before the drilling issue came to a
head.
Nelson and Martinez argued
that drilling off Florida's coast
would threaten the state's $50-bil-


lion tourism industry and overall
economic health and the state's
fragile coastal environment.
Drilling also would encroach
on parts of the Gulf that are used
to train military pilots who fight
the war on' terror, the two sena-
tors said. Additionally, previous
studies showed there wasn't
much oil to be found in the Gulf
area in the first place, certainly not
enough to consider the multiple
risks that drilling posed, they said.
The two senators said they still
need to fight efforts by other sena-
tors to pass an energy bill that
contains permission for oil com-
panies to conduct inventories of
oil and gas resources in the Gulf.
As Martinez noted on the floor,
there's no need for an inventory if
there's not going to be any
drilling.
To hear audio of the heated
exchange between Domenici and
Nelson on the Senate floor on
Tuesday call 1-800-511-0763, and
enter PIN 1754.


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Harmony in the Streets

building respect


Staff photo/Donna Meister
Upthegrove Elementary School Music and Art teacher
Mrs. Pat Swope will be heading to Guatemala next month
to deliver school supplies, clothing, dental supplies and
plenty of love to the orphans. Pat'first heard of the pro-
gram listening to a Moody Institute radio broadcast which
peeked her interest a year ago. She will also be involved
with the children in a Vacation Bible School-type program
when she arrives in Guatemala, which is right up her alley.


Pat Swope heads


to mission field


By Donna Meister
Mrs. Pat Swope will take her
first mission trip to deliver needed
supplies and finances to the
orphans at the Buckner Orphan
Care International (BOCI) in
Guatemala next month. These
children have been left without
parents or caregivers due to
social upheavals in their coun-
tries such as poverty, AIDS and
alcoholism.
Buckner Baptist Benevo-
lences was founded in 1879 in
Dallas, Texas, and is part of one of
the largest Christian organiza-
tions. BOCI focuses on four
major areas of support.
Program Development: pro-
grams such as foster care, inde-
pendent, living and vocational
skills training for orphan gradu-
ates and training for childcare
professionals.
Humanitarian Aid Assistance:
Providing support such as food,
clothing and medicine, including
their annual Shoes for Orphan
Souls shoe drive and Give from
the Heart campaign.
Mission Trips: Individuals,
groups and professionals have
the opportunity to travel overseas
and minister directly to the chil-
dren and caregivers.
Orphanage Improvement:
Construction projects and emer-


agency repairs for the institutions
in which these children live.
The annual "Shoes for
Orphan Souls" shoe drive pro-
motes and collects new shoes,
socks and shoelaces through a
national shoe drive. Many of
these children have never owned
a new pair of shoes. Since 1999,
the annual shoe drive has sent
over 700,000 pairs of new shoes
to orphans in over 25 countries.
Pat's face lights up when she says
that she would love to be one of
those chosen to be able to deliver
the shoes personally.
At this time Pat has all the sup-
plies she is allowed to carry in
two suitcases. Through the gen-
erosity of Upthegrove Elemen-
tary students and parents, local
church members, the Kiwanis
Club, and Dr. Sheri Watkins, Pat
will be hand delivering love and
hope.
Buckner is a non-profit organi-
zation that relies on financial sup-
port from individual donors, cor-
porations and foundations. To
find out more go online to
www.helporphans.org and
www.shoesfororphansouls.org.
Buckner is also a licensed
adoption agency and has helped
families in the United States
adopt children from other coun-
tries. Visit them at www.buckner-
internationaladoption.org.


By Patty Brant
This summer kids in camps
around Hendry County have
something new to look forward
to. Although a program called
Harmony in the Streets has been
around since 1997, this is the
first time it's been offered to
local kids.
Kids often lack self discipline
and respect. Harmony in the
Streets is designed to reinforce
and develop these desirable
characteristics and to teach kids
the importance of "giving back"
to their community and school.
Veteran Hendry County Sheriff's
deputy Sgt. Barbara Brown, who
supervises the sheriff's School
Resource Officers as well as its
Explorer program, is coordinat-
ing the program.
With the help of Project Har-
mony personnel, she will be put-
ting the program on at four
camps: Pioneer Plantation June
20-24; LaBelle High School June
27-July 1; Montura July 11-15;
and Harlem July 18-22.
The program is based on two
successful programs of the Flori-
da Youth Ranches a summer
camping program .and concepts
from Project Harmony, a leader-
ship program. The idea iM to
show kids the "human" side of
law officers while instilling lead-
ership qualities and addressing
conflict resolution issues.
Harmony in the Streets takes
these concepts to youth in low
income areas. Kids must be
socially and/or. economically
challenged. The program is
geared to kids from 6-12 years of
age. It has five basic goals:

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Helping foster the accept-
ance of others;
Developing and retaining a
higher level of self esteem;
Teaching and leading oth-
ers by role modeling positive
leadership skills;
Learning how to utilize free
time in a positive manner;
Discovering and learning to
appreciate the cultural differ-
ences of others in the communi-
ty.
Kids will also practice tech-
niques in violence prevention
and understanding third party
information and rumors. (Some
adults might want to sit in on this
one!)
There is also an environmen-
tal component to the camps cov-
ering the importance of recy-
cling, human effects on nature
and Florida habitat and endan-
gered species demonstrations.
Of course, camps will include
plenty of physical exercise.
Each day there will be pro-
grams showing law enforce-
ment and emergency techniques
such as K-9 and fire/EMS demon-
strations. The Hendry County
School Board will be providing
lunches at the camps, which will
run from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Donations from several
sources are helping to make this
program happen, including
Hilliard Brothers, Alico, Glades
Electric, Berner Oil, FPL, Port
LaBelle Inn, Bill Maddox and the
American Legion Riders.
The program began in Duval
County and is now in 65 of Flori-
da's 67 counties. There are 12
trained teams that travel
throughout the state, helping to
put on the camps. Some have
summer programs, some during
Christmas or Spring Break.


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Experience
0 Full-time LaBelle Mayor since 1993 .
0 LaBelle City Commissioner 1980 to 1987
17 Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, elected to Treasurer 2003-04 and
Secretary 2004-05
0 Chair of the LaBelle Board of Adjustments/Variance Board
0 Member of the City's First Comprehensive Plan Board 1970's
0 Attended almost every City Commission meeting since 1973
0 Chair of the Hendry County Industrial Development Authority
.0 LaBelle Homedwner in the same home since 1972
0 LaBelle Business Owner since 1973
Determination
[ Acquired $10 million in grants & appropriations
0 $10,000,000 in Grants & Appropriations (the equivalent of 35 years of ad valorem taxes).
We have received over $6,200,000 for the sewer project. The state of the art sewer
system out of pocket costs to the City of LaBelle residents are reduced to $1,015 to
remove your septic tank and tap into the new line.
Obtained grant money to acquire and restore the Captain Hendry House.
0 No ad valorem tax increase in 12 years.
2 Controlled Bridge Openings. The Coast Guard, due to my persistent calls, ruled that
the bridge would close to boat traffic during the morning (7-9 am) and evening rush hours(4
to 6 pm). The notification letter from the US Coast Guard is available at City Hall.
Devotion
M Dedicated to the community- has been active and supportive in economic development,
Fourth of July Committee, Citizens against Drugs, Chamber of Commerce, PTAs,
Swamp Cabbage Festival.
0 Dedicated to family reared 3 children educated in LaBelle, attended Edison College,
and involved in the community, 11 grandchildren (3 currently in LaBelle public schools)
rival.
0 Dedicated to God Christian and member of Carlson Memorial United Methodist
Church for over twenty-five years.
0 Initiated the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast to honor God on the National Day of Prayer
and'to recognized outstanding citizens with the "Love One Another" award.
Visionary
'0 I have put together a team called the Code Review Board, 10 to 12 professional planners,
developers, real estate brokers, appraisers and local business people who volunteer their
Thursday mornings to the City of LaBelle. Many of whom bill.at hourly rates of $250.
This Board has brought over $200,000 a year in professional planning services and the
only cost to the City has been to provide meals.
0 I developed the inmate labor program to provide the City with free labor for projects
and to develop valuable skills for the inmates. In the beginning, I personally worked
with the inmate crews. Projects included:
improving the sidewalks (forming pouring and finishing the concrete)
laying bricks and sod in Barron Park
install sprinkler system at Barron Park
planting flowers to brighten LaBelle
creatively painting trash cans and fire hydrants
restoring the Captain Hendry House and the Barron Park House
0 Expanded the size of Barron Park and made significant improvements.
Expanded the size of Barron Park to include the Barron Park House and the property
fronting on the East of Lee Street.
I worked with the Swamp Cabbage Festival Committee for funding to expand the Band
Stand stage, adding wings and cathedral steps and building the new Pavilion with kitchen area. I
worked with the Berry Compnany to improve the tennis courts. Duda provided sod for the park.
0 Oak Tree Ordinance. Ask m;ost people why they moved here and they will say the Oaks
and the friendly people, not necessarily in that order. The Oak Tree Ordinance simply
says you can trim your tres how you want; you can cut down small trees but protects the
large trees. However, if you cannot use your property because of a tree, the City will give
you a permit to remove it.
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Staff photo/Donna Meister
Caloosa Humane Society Shelter Director Suzanne Bon-
nell's car sports a Florida license tag with a reminder to
have your pets spayed or neutered.


Help stop pet



over-population

Caloosa Humane Society offers

low cost spay and neutering


If you have been putting it off,
now is the time to get your pets
spayed or neutered. Not only will
you not have to worry about a lit-
ter of unwanted puppies or kit-
tens, it has been shown to be
beneficial to the animal to have
them sterilized. For males the
possibility of prostate and testic-
ular cancer is eliminated. In
females, the benefits are, of
course, no heat cycles, no breast
cancer and no uterine cancer-
not to mention no urine mark-
ing. Many times aggressive
behavior can also be altered by
spaying or neutering.
Depending on the weight of
your dog it may cost as little as
$40 to have pet sterilized. For
dogs 50 pounds and under are:
males are only $40 and females
are $45. Cats are $20 for males


and only $30 for females. Finan-
cial aid is even available. Call the
shelter for an appointment at
.675-0997.
Want to adopt? All dogs and
puppies are $75, which includes
the cost of spaying or neutering
and also includes up dated vacci-
nations. The adoption fee for a
cat or kitten including the vacci-
nations and sterilization is only
$50.
At this time the shelter is over-
run by puppies and kittens that
are unwanted by pet owners.
All financial donations are
greatly appreciated. Teens, are
you looking for something to do
this summer? The Caloosa
Humane Shelter on Pratt Blvd.
can always use an extra hand.
Can't adopt? Just stop by and
cuddle the homeless.


Courtesy photo/Lori Williams
From left: 1st Ashley Rosado- 5th grade, 2nd Gustavo Lara-
5th grade, Estephanie Juarez- 4th grade and 4th place Lind-
sey Williams- 3rd' grade. These students were also the win-
ners of their grade levels.


Racing to the finish line


Students from the third,
fourth and fifth grades at Upthe-
grove Elementary School had an
opportunity to design their own
race cars and race within their
own grade level and then to
compete for the fastest car at the
school. This project is an annual
event held by Mrs. Pat Swope as


part of her Art and Music classes.
The end of the year fun pro-
duced the winners. Students
each custom painted their own
Styrofoam cars and then added
the wheels. The race track was
set up in the school's gym with
the students cheering for their
favorites.


Sport Shorts


Longhorn sports
physical
Dr. Caignet will be available
on July 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at
the rec. board on Cowboy Way.
He will be doing sports physical
for $10. You may also sign up at
this time. It is a first come first
serve basis only.
Longhorns need
a head coach
The Longhorns are looking
for a person knowledgeable in
tackle football to take the head
coaching position of the newly
formed tiny mite team. It does
require dedication and time..If
you feel you are interested in this
coaching position for the


upcoming 2005 season please
contact Bubble Owens at 863-
673-6607.
Longhorn sign-ups
There will be sign-ups at
Winn Dixie every Tuesday and
Thursday during the month of
July except July 21. They will be
up there from 6-7:30 p.m. Any
child between the ages of 5 and
15 is welcome to sign up for
cheerleading or football. Regis-
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cheerleading $95.00 and football
$65. Every child will be required
to provide a birth certificate,
sports physical, current picture
and report card. Please inquire
at sign ups on the weight restric-
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Nearly 140 farm workers
and managers from throughout
Southwest Florida participated
in the 15th Annual Southwest
Florida Farm Safety Day on Sat-
urday, June 11, at the UF/IFAS
Southwest Florida Research &
Education Center in
Immokalee. Rainy weather
prior to the event by no means
kept attendees away, and
weather the day of proved to be
pleasant. The Farm Safety Day
included four educational ses-
sions in the morning, lunch and
a tractor rodeo contest in the
afternoon.
The four sessions and the
speakers who presented them


were:
1. Transporting and Storing
Pesticides Cesar Asuaje,
UF/IFAS Palm Beach Extension
and Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS
Hendry County Extension.
2. Worker Protection Stan-
dards Ms. Gloria Lopez,
UF/IFAS Pesticide Information
Office.
3. Food Safety and Worker
Hygiene Mr. Sabas Figueroa,
Hendry County Health Depart-
ment.
4. Hurricane and Storm Pre-
paredness Mr. Gerard Mallet,
Charlotte County Office of
Emergency Management.
"This event is successful
because it targets the workers
themselves and presents infor-


nation to help increase their
safety," says Mongi Zekri, a
multi-county citrus agent with
the Hendry County Extension
Service and chairman of the
UF/IFAS Safety Day Committee.
"Safety is such an important
issue, and we present informa-
tion about topics that are rele-
vant to today's work place.
That's why we .have such a
great turnout for this event year
in and year out."
The top three finishers in the
tractor rodeo contest were: 1st:
Jose Torres, Farm-Op. #2; 2nd:
Curtis Hicks, Farm-Op. #7; 3rd:
Pedro Miguel-Ruiz, Immokalee
Tomato Growers.
Gold sponsors of the event
included Collier County Parks


and Recreation, Everglades
Farm Equipment and Six L's
Packing Company, Inc. (Farm-
Op, Inc.). Silver sponsors
include T & M Portable
Restrooms, Inc., Bob Paul, Inc.,
Farm Credit of Southwest Flori-
da and Bayer CropScience.
In addition, various
Immokalee-area businesses
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prizes for drawings that took
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Seminole Indian Casino, the Har-
vest Caf6 at Harvest for Humani-
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Almanac


Help for caregivers
Are you taking care of a loved
one at home? You are not alone.
Do you know of somebody
who is taking care of a loved one at
home?
Well, this program is for you.
Please come for a cup of coffee
and talk about different topics. This
program is presented by the
Department of Elders Affairs to
educate caregivers how to take
care for their loved ones and to pro-
vide resources, so please don't
miss this day.
Community Resource Day will
be Wednesday, July 13, from 1-4
p.m. at the Nobles Senior Center,
475 E Cowboy Way, LaBelle.
'Vote for Duct
Tape Kids"
Don't forget to cast your vote
on-line for the Stuck at Prom,
LaBelle Duct Tape Kids, DoriAnn
Dyess and Cy Clayton. Their color-
ful duck-tape prom creations were
featured on the front page of the
June 9 issue of the Caloosa Belle.
Your vote can help them win an
additional $500 dollar scholarship
each. Visit the website at
www.ducktapeclub.com, the con-
test link, and then click on "Stuck at
Prom" They are entry number
3356, at the top of the page. One
vote per e-mail address is allowed.
Winn a Mustang
Win a 2005 Langford Ford Mus-
tang at a drawing to be held at 7
p.m. Sept. 20 at Upthegrove Ele-
mentary School. Tickets are being
sold at the school, Langford Ford
and participating banks.
There are only 500 tickets to be
sold at $100 each the ticket cost is
tax deductible and the school will
pay taxes on the car. UES will also
be selling Sonny's BBQ dinners orn
Sept 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the
cafeteria.
FCAT Scores at
WGE School
Parents may pick up FCAT
scores at the West Glades Elemen-
tary School, Monday through Fri-
day from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Job Fair in
Central Florida
Looking for a job? Meet your
next Employer at the 2nd Annual
President's Job Fair (In honor of,
and approved by, President Bush)
on July 14 from 12:00Noon-
4:00pm at the Central FL Fair-
grounds, Orlando, FL. Presented by
Central FL Employment Council
(non-profit) & Lynx in partnership
with Florida ARF (Association of
Rehabilitation Facilities). An invita-
tion to individuals with disabilities
will be from 11a.m.-12noon the
same day. The admission & park-
ing is free. The President's Job Fair
is expected to draw over 100
Employers offering job openings in
all types of Central Florida Indus-
tries. Over 2500-3000 job seekers
are expected to attend. For more
information and free job assistance
visit www.CFEC.org or call 407-
834-4022.
Conservation board
meeting today
The Hendry Soil and Water
Conservation District will hold its
regularly scheduled Board meeting
on Thursday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at
the Dallas B. Townsend Ag. Build-
ing, 1085 Pratt Blvd.
PPVFD plans
turkey shoot
Come out to the Pioneer VF.D.
First July Turkey Shoot on Friday
and Saturday, July 1 and 2 at 7 p.m.
Shoot for a turkey or ham. Dona-
tion for turkey is $3 and ham dona-
tion $4.
Calling all
Christian men
Gathering of the Christian Men
will be on June 20 at 7:30 p.m., at
the Dallas Townsend Bldg. All inter-
ested men are welcomed.
Jamboree set
The Hendry County Chapter of
the Florida Country Music Associa-
tion will have a jamboree Sunday,
June 26, fro 2-6 p.m. at American

Birth

Mykah Micheal
Anderson
Micheal and Marlene Anderson


of LaBelle are proud to announce
the birth of their daughter, Mykah
Micheal. She was born on April 14,
2005 at Gulf Coast Hospital in Ft.
Myers. Mykah weighed 6 pounds
and 13.2 ounces and was 20 inches
long at birth.
Mykah has a brother, Chase,
and a sister, Jessica.
Maternal grandparents are Ron
and Marilyn Buehne of Kell, Ill.
Paternal grandparents are Teri
Pregge and E.J. Anderson both of
LaBelle. Great grandparents are:
John and Mary Blankenship of Kell,
111. and Betty Pregge of Lake Placid.


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Salvation Army hosts bread giveaway
Debbie Lavender, Human Services Coordinator with the Salvation Army. Every Thursday,
weather permitting, Salvation Army employees in LaBelle travel to Ft. Myers to pick up
surplus bread given away by Publix Markets, SweetBay and the Farmers Market. This
project is in conjunction with the 'Wake Up America' foundation. A table is set up at the
Main Street Salvation Army office near the LaBelle Post Office from about 11 a.m. until 1
p.rm. until all the bread has been given away.


Legion Post 130 on Hwy. 80. Musi-
cians and entertainers wanted.
Host band will be We "R" Country;
karaoke by Harold and Shawn
Knowles. Dancing, too! Food and
drink available; entertainers and
children under 12 free; members
$1; non-members $3. Bring the
whole family. Bring your instru-
ments and CDs and join the fun.
Church of God
plans VBS
The LaBelle Church of God,
Hwy. 80 and Elm Street, invite all
kids to come and join the fun at the
"Construction Zone," building
character like Jesus. The program
continues through Friday, June 17,
from 7-9:30 p.m.
Red Hat Society
meets for tea
The Greater Labelle Red Hat
Society (LaBelle's Ladies) will have
a tea at the home of Linda Clark. It
will be held Friday, June 17, at 4
p.m. at 199 Caloosa Estates Drive in
LaBelle. Bring your teacup. There
will be a prize for prettiest cup and
a prize for most original cup. Wear
your Red Hats and/or any finery
you wish. Anyone wishing to join
or just find out what they do is wel-
come to join. Food will be cakes,
cookies, appetizers, tea, coffee and
other beverages. Bring a friend and
bring your sense of humor. "We
are just some of your good friends
you haven't met yet." Please call
612-0868 for directions.
Family Care Council
to meet June 27
The Henry/Glades Satellite
Group will begin meeting as a
group once again in June. The
forum is in place to facilitate more
input from concerned individuals
and groups in our area about serv-
ices for children and adults with
developmental disabilities. Please
join us for this informative meeting
at the Hendry County Health
Department, 1140 Pratt Blvd. on
Monday, June 27, from 5:30-7:30
p.m. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, please call
the District 8 Family Care council
office at 239-334-CARE (2273)
Araba Shriners
to meet June 20
Araba Shriners, A.A.O.N.M.S.,
slated meeting in June will be held
on Monday, June 20, at the Araba's
Center, 2010 Hanson St., Ft. Myers.
A pre-meeting social hour and din-
ner will begin at 5 p.m. followed by
the formal meeting at 7 p.m. Those
who plan to eat dinner should
make reservations not later than
Thursday, June 16, by phoning 239-
334-2226; dinner tickets are $8
each. Additional information can
be obtained by calling Araba


Shriners office- 239-334-2226-dur-
ing normal business hours.
Are flying saucers,
aliens real?
ThetaBelle Heritage Museum's
members will meet at the Muse-
um, 150 South Lee Street, Saturday,
June 25, at 9 a.m. and depart at
9:30 (by carpool, not flying
saucers) to view the Ft. Myers His-
torical Museum's "Roswell" exhib-
it. Lunch at a popular local restau-
rant will follow, followed by lively
discussion on aliens and other
creepy things. Please call the Muse-
um at 674-0034 or Lynda at 675-
1338 to make your reservation for
this unique outing.
COFFO board
to meet June 24
The Coalition of Florida Farm-
worker Organization, Inc. will
meet on Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m.,
at the Main Office at 778 West Palm
Drive in Florida City.
Report cards, FCAT
scores at LMS
Report cards and FCAT scores
are available for pick-up Monday
through
Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the LaBelle Middle School office.
For
those students who had report
cards mailed, one additional FCAT
score
sheet is available. It can be
picked up at the office.
Summer fish
fries cut back
The American Legion Friday
fish fry will be held ONLY on the
first Friday of the month during the
summer until October. (July 1,
Aug. 5 and Sept. 2.)
Family Care Council
to meet June 27
The Henry/Glades Satellite
Group will begin meeting as a
group once again in June. The
forum is in place to facilitate more
input from concerned individuals
and groups in our area about serv-
ices for children and adults with
developmental disabilities. Please
join us for this informative meeting
at the Hendry County Health
Department, 1140 Pratt Blvd. on
Monday, June 27th from 5:30-7:30
p.m. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, please call
the District 8 Family Care council
office at 239-334-CARE (2273).
Don't pass on
old cell phones
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McLean is warning people that cell
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should not pass their old ones
down to their children.
Film festival
seeks donations
The Summer Film Festival
begins after school lets out. Each
family-oriented movie of 24 show-
ings is enjoyed by about 650 adults
and kids, free of charge because of
the generosity of the community.
Sponsorships are $120. If you
would like to contribute to this
wholesome family event, please
call 675-0900.
Youth Troupe begins
Summer Program
Attention, Youth! If you are
between the ages of 10-16, and are
interested in live theater, come and
join the Dalmatian Youth Troupe
this summer. You will be receiving
instruction in all aspects of theater,
including acting, improvisation,
dance, stage direction, set design
and construction, costume design
and construction, and lighting and
sound. The students will have
hands-on training in set construc-
tion and costuming.
The program will begin on June
1 and will end up with performanc-
es on July 9-10. Classes will be held
Mon.-Thurs. from 3 p.m. until 7
p.m., and Saturday 9:30 until 12:30.
Cost will be $45 per child, which
includes a $5 registration fee
(which makes you a member of
the Firehouse Cultural Center).
Scholarships are available.
Registration has begun.and will
close June 3rd. Class size will be
restricted to 25 students. For more
information please contact
Michael Gatch at (863) 675-0853 or
Barbara Miller at (863) 675-8697.
Drop tabs off at Legion
The Dana Howard Weekley
American Legion Post 130 is team-
ing up with the Ronald McDonald
House Charities Pop Tab Collection
Program. The local American
Legion Post, along with 14,600
other posts within the United
States, the District of Columbia,
France, the Philippines, Mexico
and Puerto Rico will join forces col-
lecting pop top tabs which will be
redeemed for cash. The money
will be used at a participating
Ronald McDonald House program
to help provide a home-away-
from-home environment for finan-
cially challenged families with seri-
ously ill or injured children who
must undergo medical treatment
at a children's hospital away from
home.
Please drop off your pop top
tabs at the American Legion Post
130, 699 State Road 80.


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Honorable service
American Cadet Corps volunteer Tiffanie Cain salutes
during the annual retiring of theflag ceremony at Ameri-
can Legion Post 130 on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14. The
14-year-old ninth grader is a-Marine Corps Cadet. She
said she was proud to respect the flags that had served
this country with honor. Each year the American Legion
burns flags that are no longer usable. Tiffanie just
returned from the ACC Where she was the best female in
the LaBelle group in the National Standard Physical Fit-
ness. She said she has surprised herself with her suc-
cess and has always looked forward to the military chal-
lenge. She is the daughter of James and Erika Cain of
LaBelle. American Legion Post 130 disposed of over 300
unserviceable American flags that afternoon. Legion-
naires taking part in the ceremony were Lee Osburne,
Millard Wagnon, John Schall and Bob Schall.


Senior Connections


Faith in Action
Faith in Action new volunteer
orientation will be held in LaBelle
on June 28, at 2 p.m., and in
Clewiston at the Clewiston Senior
Center, 1200 WC. Owen Ave.,next
to John Boy Auditorium, on June
30, at 2 p.m. Bring a friend. Call Liz
at (863)983-7088 for more informa-
tion.
Save the date
The second annual Faith in
Action in LaBelle community con-
cert will take place Sunday, July 24,
starting at 2 p.m. at the LaBelle
High School Auditorium. Join us
for an uplifting musical program
brought to us by the many faith-
based groups in and out of our
area, and support the Faith in
Action volunteer caregivers who
are helping your family, friends and
neighbors.
Flea market
The next Trash & Treasures Flea
Market will be held on June 24,
2005 from 8 to 2 p.m. at the L.J.
Nobles Senior Center in Labelle.
For more information or to make a
donation call (863)675-1446. Mer-
chandise changes every month,
and special thanks to all who made
donations of items for this month's
Trash & Treasures! All proceeds to
benefit the Faith in Action in Labelle
program.
Upcoming meetings
and events
Family caregiver supports
groups in June will feature the new
Social Security Medication Pro-
gram information. Join us to learn
about the new medication pro-


gram and get assistance filling out
the paperwork properly. The next
meeting will take place in Clewis-
ton on June 22, 2005 at 4 p.m. at
the Clewiston Senior Center
(863)983-7088; in Moore Haven on
June 29, 2005 at 4 p.m. at the
Moore Haven Senior Center
(863)946-1821. Exercise classes
every M-W-F at LJ Nobles Senior
Center from 9-10 am. All are wel-
come.
Free services
to help elders
Insurance counseling with a
trained SHINE (Seniors Helping
with Insurance Needs of Elders)
counselor is available every
Wednesday morning free of charge
at Nobles Center and in Moore
Haven at Senior Connections
offices. Legal help from Florida
Rural Legal Services is available at
the Nobles Senior Center in LaBelle
on the second Wednesday of each
month from 9:30 to 11:30 am.
(Must call 675-1446 to make
appointment)
Post disaster help
for older adults
Disaster funds are still available
to help older adults living in Hendry
and Glades Counties who continue
to need assistance with such issues
as roof repair, debris removal,
insurance deductibles, appliance
repair or replacement, chore work,
etc. Elders in need of help due to
the hurricanes of last summer can
speak with a specially trained out-
reach worker in Clewiston on Mon-
days and Tuesdays, 983-7088) and
LaBelle Wednesday through Friday
(675-1446.)


National prostate cancer

website launched


The most comprehensive
website for prostate cancer infor-
mation, aimed at helping men
who are at-risk and those already
diagnosed, launched in time for
Father's Day weekend,
www.fightprostatecancer.org.
"One in six men gets prostate
cancer and this website is our
Father's Day gift to the millions of
dads and other men who are at
risk for prostate cancer," National
Prostate Coalition CEO Richard
N. Atkins, M.D. said. "Additionally,
there are about two million
American men living with
prostate cancer and our site is
geared towards helping them
make educated decisions about
their treatment."
One of the site's features is the
"Men Get It: Prostate Cancer
Screening Pledge," giving at-risk
men the opportunity to receive
free annual email reminders to
get screened for prostate cancer.
A 2003 study released by the
National Academies Press said
screening participation would
improve if people were offered
centralized electronic reminders.
"That's what we tried to do,"
said Atkins. "Only about 48 per-
cent of men over 50 get screened
for prostate cancer. Its a sad sta-
tistic most men don't know that
if caught early, there's a 99 per-
cent survival rate."
For those who have prostate
cancer, the National Prostate
Cancer Coalition website offers
medically-approved explanations
of possible treatments with the
ability to print off guides to bring
to your doctor.
"Six-time Tour de France
Champion and cancer survivor
Lance Armstrong has said in his


book that a cancer patient can't
be over-educated about his or her
disease," said Atkins. "We whole-
heartedly agree."
"Any excuse is a good one for
a man not to take care of his
health," said Atkins. I'n.order to
beat this disease, men will have
to change their way of thinking
and we hope the website helps
them along that path."


access to the locked property.
Subsequent to arresting the
pair for trespass, the investigating
officers also found a United
States Sugar Company master
key and photographs of the sub-
jects holding an alligator. Both
defendants also admitted to ille-
gally possessing the alligator. Col-
lectively, the defendants were
charged with trespass and pos-
session of an alligator.


Upcoming Events


Friday, June 24
American Legion Fish Fry: 5-7
p.m. Legion Post 130, Highway 80
VFW 10100 Aux.: Friday meal, $6,
5-? p.m., post home on SR 29S
AA: Step 11 Meditation Meeting 7
p.m. Episcopal Church of the Good
Shepherd, Collingswood & Eucalyp-
tus, Port LaBelle, open meeting
Bingo! Our Lady Queen of Heaven
Catholic Church, Early bird 6:45, Regu-
lar at7 p.m. NO Smoking
Saturday, June 25
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Good Shep-
herd, Collingswood & Eucalyptus, Port
LaBelle, open meeting
Sunday, June 26
AA: 7 p.m. Episcopal Church of the
Good Shepherd, Collingswood &
Eucalyptus, Port LaBelle, open discus-
sion
Monday, June 27
Weight Watchers: Weigh in and
registration at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6
p.m., First Christian Church, Social
Hall, 138 Ford Avenue.
Bingo: 6:30 p.m. American Legion
Hall, Hwy. 80W
Moose Lodge #2398: 8 p.m.
Moose Lodge Lions/Jaycee Blvd.
Narcotics Anonymous: 8 p.m.
Episcopal Church of the Good Shep-
herd, Collingswood & Eucalyptus, Port
LaBelle, open meeting
Tuesday,. June 28
Kiwanis Club: 7 a.m., Flora and
Ella's, Hwy. 80
Rotary Club: Flora and Ella's, noon


Teen Center: Hendry County
Health Dept., 325 Pratt Blvd., 3-7 p.m.
School Board: 5:30 p.m. Clewis-
ton sub-office
County Commission: 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse
F&AM: lodge on Jaycee/Lions
Blvd. dinner meeting, 6 p.m.
Heartland CHADD: (Children and
Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders)
Fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m., LaBelle High
School, teacher in-service points avail-
able.
Sweet Adelines chorus: "Spirit of
the Gulf" (formerly Ft. Myers Fever and
City of Palms); weekly rehearsals at.
Zion Lutheran Church, 7401 Winkler
Road (not Avenue), 7 p.m. Free les-
sons, auditions, orientations, 675-1338
or 675-3080. (Ladies only.)
LaBelle Masonic Lodge #379
F&AM: 7:30 p.m. Jaycee/Lions Blvd.
AA: 12 Step/Big Book study group,
8 p.m., First Christian Church, Ford
Avenue, open meeting
Wednesday, June 29
AA: Big Book Meeting: Noon,
Episcopal Church of the Good Shep-
herd, Collingswood & Eucalyptus, Port
LaBelle, open meeting
Wednesday Night Live: 5-7 p.m.,
Caloosa Baptist Church, for youth in
grades 6-12 at 500 W. Hwy. 80. Phone
675-4079
PPVFD: drill 7p.m.
AA 8 p.m. at the Alva Recreation
Hall.
Thursday, June 30
Christian Youth Fellowship: 7
p.m., City Hall, Commissioner's room
AA & Al Anon: 8 p.m. discussion,
First Christian Church, Ford Ave., Call
Intergroup at 275-5111


EDC provides disaster

checklist for local business


By Janice Groves,
Executive Director
With another hurricane season
facing us, and predictions that we
will have another active year,
Hendry County Economic Devel-
opment Council, Inc. would like to
pass some information that will
help you prepare to face the humi-
cane, or other disaster, head on
allowing you the security that you
will be able to continue operating
your business.
A "Go Box" should contain
copies of important information,
documents and supplies essential
for your business to continue oper-
ating. The information should be
stored in a fireproof/waterproof
secure container in an alternate
location.
Emergency contact list of
employees and key
customers/clients
Voice mailbox #, remote pass-
word info.
Insurance Polices and agent info
Listing of suppliers and vendors
Several copies of your "Autho-
rized Passage Under Emergency
Conditions Memo or Letter"
Back-up files/tapes or servers


Sheriff on



safety council


Sheriff Lee elected to Board
of Directors of Southwest Flori-
da Safety Council
Hendry County Sheriff Ron-
nie has been elected to the
Board of Directors of the South-
west Florida Safety Council. The
general objective of the Safety
Council is to promote, encour-
age and support safety in indus-
try, the home, on the highways
and in public places. Their focus
is to draw attention to specific


major health hazards and acci-
dent situations and generate
public opinion to support neces-
sary actions to alleviate those
problems. By accepting the
nomination, Sheriff Lee will
bring his years of experience to
help plan and carry out or assist
in the presentation of education-
al programs that will be effective
in reducing and/or preventing
highway, home, public or occu-
pational accidents.


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Essential papers and emergency
procedures and your "Business Dis-
aster Continuity Plan"
General office.supplies
Pictures of business inside and
out
Camera to take pictures of dam-
age
Any other items you feel you
might need
If it turns out that you will need
an SBA Disaster Loan, or other type
of assistance that might become
available after a disaster, you will
need the following documents:
Current Profit & Loss Statement
(no more than 90 days old)
Balance Sheet (most recent)
Listing of Inventory
Current schedule of Liability
Copy of all required licenses
(County Occupational License, City
Business Tax License, State of Flori-
da Professional License, etc.)
Last three (3) years of tax
returns with all schedules
Last three (3) years of tax
returns with Schedule C/1 year per-
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, June 23,2005


Las Noticias en Espanol


Courtesy photo


Grateful kids
The LaBelle Elementary School Science Club and Mrs.
Delay and Mrs. Sargent would like to give a big 'Thank
You' to their sponsors: The Delutri Law Group, Dr. Earle
Edwards and the Olde Ft. Myers Glass Company. With
your support the After School Program helped LaBelle
Elementary School earn top scores in Science.


Program de Cuidado,
El 13 de julio,
1-4 p.m., L.J. Nobles Senior
Center, 475 E. Cowboy Way.
El Program de Cuidado esta
disenado para proveer informa-
cion a los donantes de cuidado y
information educational de como
cuidar al ser amado, y a la misma
vez capacity al donante de cuidado
como mantener estabilidad emo-
cional, cuidado fisico y bienestar.
Para information de como obtener
estos servicios favor de llamar al
(863) 675-1446.

Asistir la familiar
Calderon
Miembros de la comunidad
piden donaciones para ayudar a la
familiar Calderon con los gastos de
hospital y funeral. La familiar estu-


vieron en un accident fatal el
jueves dia 16 de junior de 2005. El
padre Joel Calderon y su hijo de 7
anos Joel Calderon Jr. murieron
istantiamente. La madre Irene
Calderon y su hija de 10 anos Ruth
Calderon fueron transportadas a
Lee Memorial Hospital en grave
condiciones. Estaremos muy
agradecidos por su donaciones.
Gracias y que Dios bendiga
much a cada uno de ustedes por
su ayuda en asistir esta familiar.
Por favor made donaciones
dirigido a: Harvest of Hope Foun-
dation, 5809 NW 67th Ct.,
Gainesville, FL 32653, Attn: Phillip
Kelleran, President.
Por favor apunte en su cheque
o money order Para la funeral de
la familiar Calderon. Para mas
information llame 1-888-922-
4073.; e-mail Harvest of Hope.net.
Puede llamra el numero local:
517-1681.


Senator Bullard



meets LaBelle


Senator Larcenia J. Bullard
(Dem.), District 39 was at the
LaBelle City Hall on Tuesday, June
14, at 6 p.m. for a post 2005 Leg-
islative session town meeting.
The Senator made a presentation
about highlights from the session
focusing on bills and funding allo-
cations that directly affect the
area.
Residents of LaBelle, Clewis-
ton and Greater Hendry County
I


were able to address their con-
cerns about infrastructure
improvements, rural economic
development and water manage-
ment amongst other problems.
Senator Bullard let the audience
know that their concerns would
be forwarded to State Secretary of
Community Affairs, Thaddeus
Cohen as well as other relevant
state agency administrators.


I Law Offices of Robert L. Vaughn, P.A. I


Gulf Citrus Growers elect 2005-2006 officers


At its 19th annual meeting on
June 1, 2005 at the LaBelle Civic
Center, the Gulf Citrus Growers
Association elected its officers to
serve the organization for the 2005-
2006 season. Elected to lead the
association are the following:
President: David Wheeler,
Wheeler Farms, Inc.
Vice President: Mark Colbert, A.
Duda & Sons, Inc.
Secretary: Wade Timpner, Jack-
son Citrus, Inc.
Treasurer: Miller Couse, Gram &
Couse Farms
Wheeler is a 1986 graduate of
the University of Florida's College
of Agriculture with a degree in Food
and Resource Economics. He
began his citrus business career as
owner/operator of a gift fruit
stand/packinghouse in Lake Placid.
He joined the family's citrus opera-
tion in 1990 as a grove manager for
Wheeler Farms, Inc., a company
Owning groves in Southwest Flori-
da, the "Ridge" of Highlands and
Polk Counties and on the east coast
of the state. He is now president of
Wheeler Farms, Inc.


Wheeler is past president of the
Florida Citrus Production Manag-
er's Association and a director of
the Dundee Citrus Growers Associ-
ation in Central Florida. He is a
graduate of the Wedgeworth Lead-
ership Institute for Agriculture and
Natural Resources administered
through the University of
Florida/IFAS. Prior to his election to
the position of GCGA president,
Wheeler was treasurer of the
organization.
He spent his formative years in
Winter Haven, graduating from
Winter Haven High School and
Polk Community College. He is
married (wife Anne Marie) and has
three children (David, Jr., Laura
and Anna Grace). He is a member
of the First Presbyterian Church of
Lake Placid.
The Gulf Citrus Growers Associ-
ation represents citrus growers
with thousands of acres of citrus in
the Southwest Florida counties of
Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry
and Lee. The "Gulf' production
region accounts for about 25% of
the state's total fruit production and


adds over one-billion dollars annu-
ally to the regional economy.
Gulf Citrus Growers Association
elects board
At its 19th annual meeting on
June 1, 2005 at the LaBelle Civic
Center, the Gulf Citrus Growers
Association elected its board of
directors for the 2005-2006 season.
The newly elected leadership will
direct the association as it works to
represent the citrus growing indus-
try in Southwest Florida's "Gulf'
region which includes Charlotte,
Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee
Counties. Elected to serve one-year
terms are the following directors:
Charlotte County
Emmett Evans III Evans Proper-
ties, Inc.
Collier County
John Hoffman
Barren Collier Partnership
Mike Murphy Cooperative Pro-
ducers, Inc.
Glades County
MillerCouse
Gram & Couse Farms
Hendry County
Mark Colbert A. Duda & Sons,


Inc.
Stephan Gardinier
Gardinier Florida Citrus
Steve Smith Alico, Inc.
Wade Timpner Jackson Citrus,
Inc.
Dallas Townsend
Dorlas Ranch
David Wheeler Wheeler Farms,
Inc.
Lee County
Elvie Engle
Farm Op., Inc
At-Large Seats
Billy Heller
Pacific Tomato Growers
Callie Walker HUPA, Inc.
Executive Vice President/Gener-
al Manager
Ron Hamel
The Gulf Citrus Growers Associ-
ation represents citrus growers
with thousands of acres of citrus in
Southwest Florida's 'Gulf' region,
which accounts for about 25 per-
cent of the state's total fruit produc-
tion.


Agency to combat unemployment compensation fraud


Governor Bush recently signed
HB 1693 into law, strengthening
the Agency for Workforce Innova-
tion's (AWI) and law enforce-
ment partners' ability to aggres-
sively pursue and prosecute
Unemployment Compensation
fratid:
The legislation provides'penal-
ties and fines for individuals:
Establishing a fake business
by submitting fraudulent records
relating to the business, including
tax and wage reports;
Entering fraudulent data into
a computer system of the agency
or its tax collection service
provider;
Using computer facilities of
the agency or its tax collection
provider without authorization;
Deliberately altering or
destroying computer information


or files; or
Stealing financial instru-
ments, data, or other assets.
"Expanded coordination and
increased prosecution of unem-
ployment compensation fraud'
will result in greater recovery of
taxpayers' dollars and will provide
a deterrent to individuals contem-
plating such schemes," said
Susan Pareigis, Director, Agency
for Workforce Innovation. "We
intend to use the additional tools
in this legislation to continue our
aggressive protection of public
resources in partnership with our
state and local law enforcement
colleagues," she added.
The law allows the agency to
make all unemployment com-
pensation records relating to
unemployment fraud investiga-
tions available to FDLE, the states


attorneys, and the Office of the
Statewide Prosecutor for investi-
gation and aggressive prosecu-
tion of fraudulent offenses.
In addition, the law provides for
penalties to curtail State Unem-
ployment Tax (SUTA) dumping-
the practice of avoiding unemploy-
ment experience which impacts
all employers in a negative way.
SUTA dumping occurs when:
An employer avoids a high
tax rate by setting up one or more
shell companies and then transfers
some or all of its workforce back
and forth between the shell com-
panies to earn a lower tax rate; or
A person or entity opening a
business purchases an existing
small business which lets them
take advantage of a lower unem-
ployment tax rate for an
"acquired" business as opposed to


a "new" business.
Provisions of the bill will be
implemented by AWI on July 1,
2005.
The Agency for Workforce
Innovation is the lead state work-
force agency and directly adminis-
ters the state's Labor Market Statis-
tics program, Unemployment
Compensation, Early Learning and
various workforce development
programs.
Workforce development policy
and guidance in Florida is provided
by Workforce Florida, Inc. Work-
force Florida and the Agency for
Workforce Innovation are partners
in the Employ Florida network
which includes 24 Regional Work-
force Boards who deliver services
through nearly 100 One-Stop
Career Centers around the state.


Month of June brings summer yard care opportunities


Attracting birds
One of the most aesthetically
pleasing and rewarding elements
to your landscape is the addition of
birds. These beautiful creatures
come in all shapes, sizes and col-
ors; and compliment your yard to
the fullest.
Although they make a great
attraction, birds can be a little tricky
to retain in your yard. With a little
pre-planing and simple mainte-
nance, you'll be able to keep the


wonderful works of flight around.

Providing the Basics:
FoodandWater
The quintessential elements
that attract birds are food and
water.
Without the basic elements, it is
guaranteed they will not stick
around your yard. Many experts
suggest that providing a water
source is the most important. Bird-
baths are a common way to fill this
need. All baths should gradually


deepen, and be no more than two
to three inches deep.
There should also be some
form of rocks or stones added for
the birds to perch on.
Birdbaths must be placed in an
open area or clearing, away from
all trees and shrubs. This ensures
that the birds can keep a look out
for all predatory enemies. For the
best results, try to find any type of
moving water system. Birds are
drawn to noisy water, and by
adding equipment such as a mister,


dripper or circulation pump to your
bath, the number of birds will soar.
Birds also need a food source.
They eat constantly, so there needs
to be an ample amount of food
available. Like a bath, a birdfeeder
is a simple way to attract numerous
types of birds. Experts at Wild Birds
Forever, an online nature store, sug-
gest placing a wide variety of bird
feeders and types of food around
your backyard. Providing different
options attracts the widest variety
of wild birds.


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ABSENTEE BALLOTS
EARLY VOTING
The Supervisor of Elections, Lucretia A. Strickland
has ballots available for Absentee Voting. Early
Voting will beginning July 5, 2005, at the LaBelle
Elections Office for the City of LaBelle, daily 8:30 to
5:00 p.m. through July 18, 2005. For more informa-
tion call 983-1592 or 675-5230 or to request your
absentee ballot.

La Supervisora de Elecciones, Lucretia A. Strickland
tiene os votos por correo disponibles para el 19 julio,
2005, la Eleccion de la Cuidad de LaBelle. Votar tem-
prano se comienza el 5 de julio de 2005, en la Oficina
e Elecciones de LaBelle para la Ciudad de LaBelle,
diario 8:30 a 5:00, Lunes a Sabado de la tarde por el 18
de julio de 2005. Para mas informaci6n lame a 983-
1592 o 675-5230 o para solicitar su voto por correo.


Lucretia A. Strickland
Supervisor of Elections
Hendry County, Florida


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Attorney General releases report on gasoline industry pricing
Dr eTle s-n ecnMist --,--


Attorney General Charlie Crist
has released the results of a study
of gasoline pricing in Florida,
concluding that two factors
besides high crude oil prices -
purposely low inventory and a
shrinking number of suppliers in
the industry were the primary
contributors to statewide gaso-
line price spikes experienced by
Florida consumers in 2004. The
report follows an antitrust investi-
gation launched by the Attorney
General in May 2004. While the
examination found that there
was no clear evidence of state or
federal antitrust violations, it con-
cluded that the following factors


contributed to the high prices:
Major oil refiners intentionally
maintained low inventory levels
in order to maximize profits. With
no cushion in inventory levels,
whenever demand increased
beyond expectations, supplies
became unusually tight. Unex-
pected disruptions such as refin-
ery fires, pipeline breaks and
barge accidents, in the absence of
sufficient inventory, added further
pressure to push prices higher.
With the expansion of merg-
ers by companies, especially in
recent
years, the industry has devel-
oped an economic climate in


which there are too few sellers,
the marketplace is interdepend-
ent and actions taken by one firm
affect all others. Consequently, if
one firm raised prices, others
were likely to follow.
"Clearly the petroleum com-
panies have been maintaining
low inventories in order to maxi-
mize profits," said Crist. "Inade-
quate inventory combined with a
limited number of suppliers adds
up to high prices at the pump. We
urge the oil companies to consid-
er the effects that the lack of suffi-
cient inventory is having on
everyday consumers and on the
economy. We hope they will look


to other ways to find a better bal-
ance between their corporate
goals and the general welfare of
our citizens."
Simultaneous to the release of
this report, the Attorney General
sent a letter to Federal Trade
Commission Chairman Deborah
Platt Majoras voicing concerns
about a proposed merger in the
industry. In April, Valero Energy
Corporation announced its
agreement to acquire Premcor
Incorporated.
Further consolidation in the oil
refining segment of the industry
will only lessen the competitive
forces that ultimately benefit con-


sumers through lower prices,
Crist said in his letter.
In its investigation over the
past year, the Attorney General's
Antitrust Division issued dozens
of subpoenas, reviewed nearly
240,000 pages of documents and
reviewed computer disks con-
taining nearly 60,000 files in order
to examine the gas price increas-
es of the past year and determine
their likely causes. To assist in this
endeavor, the Attorney General
retained two well-known experts
with substantial expertise in the
study of the petroleum industry,
Dr. Keith Leffler and Mr. Peter
Ashton.


Dr. Lefttler is an economist
with the Department of Econom-
ics at the University of Washing-
ton, while Ashton is a financial
consultant specializing in the
economics of the petroleum
industry.
"Gas prices have risen sharply
over the last year and the Attor-
ney General's Office conducted
this study to ensure that our
state's visitors and citizens were
not unfairly taken advantage of,"
said Crist. "This study provides
greater insight into the complex
petroleum industry and high-
lights factors that contributed to
the gas price spikes of 2004."


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ING The exterior features a patio area
with a built in BBQ pit, a heated pool
with jacuzzi and a well manicured lawn.
The interior features split floor plan,
large family room, large master bedroom
and a formal lifting room. This home is a
must see! $225,000.
3BR/2BA CBS POOL HOME ON


OVERSIZED CORNER LOT IN THE


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CITY '" .1;r flo.'rp1 t',c r.. d |'ui' i, .l
tenced back yard. $325,000.
2BR/IBA HOME IN THE CITY -


NEEDS TLC. This .64 acre property can
be split into two homesites. $159,900.
WATERFRONT
2RR/2RA CBS HOME ON POI.LY-


WOG CRFFK! Recently remodeled
home located in Caloosa Estates S/D
w/partial river view. Home's upgrades
include new porcelain tile throughout,
new maple kitchen cabinets, breakfast
bar and corian counter tops. Master bed-
room and living room have sliding glass
doors which open up to the back patio
and overlook creek. Circular driveway,
dock and access to the Caloosahatchee
River. $435,000.


Marilyn Sears Licensed Real Estate Broker
Sales Associates- Nancy Hendrickson, Margaret Whatley,
Yvonne Doll, Consudo Tarin, Stuanne Sherrod
andJudyCross McClure


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House. 3,500 sq. ft. CBS/hrick
li. n ci hi p ,-rtei itl e ll,,,r 1;1 l ]li -.,r.
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$349,000. UNDER CONTRACT
. MUS I SLt:! H 11R 1:. CBS home-split
floor plan, ceramic tile + screened lanai.
Three residential parcels combined
totaling 1.17/- acres. $279,900. UNDJER
CONTRACT


COLiNIRY CHI-ARMLR' Ihi,
4inR 2.r. r rit m home I- -itu.itCd ..,i
nicely landscaped 1/2 acre lot w/sear-
rered oaks throughout. Home features all
new kitchen appliances, wood blinds,
walk-in closets and covered porch.
$259,900,
2RR/IRA "01 D FLORIDA" STYLE


HOMF LOCATED IN THE CITY.
Gorgeous property covered w/beautiful
oaks. Home will need to be completely
renovated and is being sold .i- i-
$150,000. UNDER CONTRACT!
HOMES
LMK NIW! 1,800 sq. ft. 3BR/2BA
mobile home on one acre. Many
extra's, family room, walk-in closets


and l.kr, master bath. Home .is fully
furnished including washer & dryer.
$139,900.
1;R 21\ X O()L R1.1 \\ l1 M iMO II.I_
H(O 1 *Ii\ 7 I \ 'AlR l i ,11.ih d 1i l ..1
ings, family room, brealdast bar, large
hack Iprch and fenced yard. Located on
paved road approx. 3 miles. south of
LaBelle. $92,500.
RII IH\ ( P. Hi)lMt Recently
remoddeld, new cabinets, ceramic tile
and paint inside and out. $79,900.
IRU IRA (- p. H\It I '(- AlTIi IN


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investment property. $74,900.
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RiMol -1I i 1) 4BR 211.\ 10\1i
b irn .'mn, im pr.'. %.l p.luriir ,il
woods.Jack's Ih.,n, li r,,n-; ri.,.,l, p.-,p-
ertv. Located /2 mile north of Hwy 720
on Nine Mile Road. $4,800,000.


11R II;\ C.RHS 110 l ON .S,
NC K IS -11t1. r-1. I r.,. I |IT -,
3 miles from to, n. Property i.sx fenced &
cross ifcncd t -."wz'trn',i oaks and horse
stables. 4't0,000i
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cleared, fenced, cross fenced and nicdy
landscaped. Features cathedra' -ii.,i.
split floor plan, bay windows s i ... ill
in closets. $289,900.
ACREAGE/ LOTS
4+/- AClRF RANCHIE'ITES LOT-
WANT COUNTRY LIVING CLOSE
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Cleared of all but the oaks. $439,000
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$359,900.
55 ACRE PARCEL \v/IMPROVFD


)\'l l ,1 \ I' Custom built 3BR/3 PASTURE AND SCATTFRPE AK
I clIA cedar +stone home on 8.58+/ REES, Small palm tree farm w,i hp
acres covered with tons of large oaks. inil-inc pump Ilr ;rrig ?ni.ii
Perfect home for entertaining features 2 1;2 ACRI. \\ Ot)I)- 1101 located in
stone heated pool and spa w2 water. I',i,,"ntr tin tirn S 5. UNDER
falls, custom pool lighting, screened CONRACT
lanai, tiki bar w/surround sound and COMMFRCIAIJBUSINFSS.
POTENTIAl-
sundeck: Interior features porcelain tile POTE
throughout the first floor, stone fire. CGRTAT IOCMTION Fully rented,
place, movie theater room set up 1ii, iurillltl r .rcd hi-t...iic commercial
screen and surround sound, wood floors building. It is surrounded by shops and
upstairs, game room w/bar and much businesses of all types in a mxoderatly
movie. This home is a must see! high traffic area.in the heart of .aBelle.
REDUCED $995,000. JUST REDUCED $550,000.


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Commercial (C 2) =oned property w,,143 ft.
fr onting n Cowboy V :ir.i t.! I'uillmln I's
approx. 1,500+/ sq. ft. ruit.mi Or.t'i.itiig .oi
a coiwenicnce store, $390,000
PRI\I II\\ 't RCORNIR BUSINrSS
I'( 1l. NI Ir l i r,r.intm on H \,'.
80 and 2i00Xft. deep. Great investmentfor
future business $279,900. L'Ni)I.R
CONTRACT!
1'iRN-KI-Y OPFRATION with chefs.
managers and wait staff in place.
Established !30+ seat restaurantlocated in
the heart of LaBele. Great business oppor-
tunity. $115,000. U NDFR CONTRACT
INDUSTRIAL
4.14 ACRES ZONED INDUSTRIAL
W/AIRPORT ACCESS. Property fea-
tures 80'xl00' hanger plus 1998
3BR/2BA 2,200 sq. ft. doublewide
mobile home. Great investment. Great
loLatdon! $1,500,000.


I NCII I FNT INVESTMENT
OPPORTUNITY w/227' frontage on
Hwy. 29 1.59+/ acres on. corner of
Hwy. 29 and N. Industrial Loop Road,
3 steel buildings (Warehouse 3,800
sq. ft: shop 1,600 sq. ft.; office build-
ing 2.520 sq. ft.) all currently leased.
$1,300,000.


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Belmont CBS nome on oversrea lot. This 2BRi2BA nas peimls in place. Cypress head on 6-7 acres. Witn all this,
updated kitchen, Florida room and fenced in yard. Plenty of thewildlife is abundant Great place to get away and get
Southern Style! Two story 3BR/3 1/2BA in the Port LaBelle storage space and abundant fruit trees. $-7000.. back to nature Provide endless pacy..$2,5,00
Rancrhenes on landscaped 3.02 acres, 6-zone irrigation 19ML'%ST 0B)iofoe6 -k i 1s pt ea6fi resnle, 48 acresitiMiseolameie~fiDnve.as power pole un
system and one acres of fenced pasture. Home has two carpet with aii d an 18'x18' to property. Oak hammock, cypress and palmettos. Creek
fireplaces, wood floors throughout except tile in utility room above rou dck. $14,900. through NE of roperty, $1,100000.
Sand 1/2 bath. Open with catwalk upstairs that adjoins two Wanitiotbcosedto 5 yI. i i2Ar ftiif'j sToff AcreekunsfiroutlOfr.3es'ogOriesioae cat-r
upstairs bedrooms with private bath in each. 3-car garage Joel Blvd., h*~t~BHl within the past ed in Muse. Al4I| | tfB ,| writh an
with apartment complete with full bath, kitchen, bedroom year. New 1 iiaces, new 14X24 older single-wide moi~e~Ae di en with the turkey
and living room French doois recessed lighting, antique screened lanai plus an above ground pool, Onl$149,900, and deer. This parcel consists of pasture, oaks, pines and
mantel in Master Bedroom, floor !o Lil;ng flagstone fire- Clean0 weilept hbse.pT eein t and baik porcies with cypress. This will not last long, priced to sell at $649,800.
place in the great room, a 12x12 gaien sred and much tile flooring. Pretty yard with fruit and shade trees, Parially ieare 18"acres perlFictToreour hoTetani be
9. ore or eqy in re r, $i775,ec $ o110000. p ,o11m.-.-. split for two homesites wth final county plat approval.
CBS home, has fireplaces in the den and living room and a I $299,500sor
CBS workshop. 2 Qunset huts offer plenty f storage at Bring the horses 3BR/2BAMHon 582 fenced acres w2 located just west of Kirby Thompson Road. Plenty of priva-
DONNA KANE- Lc.REAL ESTATE BROKER I ..N. ridge St. nLaBelic, 1, Sescud eneal o~e t es is,~ie you I 1nf ih, ponds and nice oas. Home has cathedra cellngsspit cyetlosetoLaBelleandAva
: Terri Banky Trisha Arnold 3BR2BA cedar home and double-wide mobile home floor plan, I i tlae but-in 5+ acres
SharyWeckwerth Denise Walker (863) 675-6788 1-888-675-6762 Situated on 5 beautiful acres with RG3M zoning, located bookcases, lIa i, 0r0lbath has separate tuband quyforyour .a $139
Beverly Curtis Patty Walker m ww.hcritagelandco.com sth of LaBelle near the future site for the Educaion 2Bsh A o 70,ic000fsi ee 5 acres-neRnbn ,afiy nen.iMac
Dawn NMane Morton Wayne Simmons I _Se HablaEs fiom CenterofSWFLTo invest in the right direction, Call today 4BR A 6H-Airantion. 5 i U r ~" ei-o n iT'e -n'Toe
DawnMarieMorton WayneSimmons Se Habla Espaiol Property can be subdivided into 2 homesltes. Approximately form Pioneer gckll. A real
SCharene Bowen Office Manager ISTlj c 10W';rerotgorgeoToaos b' ff1rFhePircel 2,000 sq. t. under air Large open wooded deck. Many fruit deal at $98,500.
S. to see this hidden ae on Ri can be split o lC barn. Located trees onppert.245,W 0. 4 sep;aiite 5 acre parcels to ifiose'oiri ii- ca.
to see is hidden treasure today Bestbuy on the River on CR 278B $ 2Bw2BTdouble widen letoad- er to Access is undetermined at this time for each parcel. Seller
Specacular custom designed riverfront home with private Bejii, like new,.lomes of ieit- dc. fomte onT3feet Gads o6v.rt r e complete er rf ourse- aresH is sell ng land in'as is' condititio $90,ac each lot.
gated enty on Ft Denaud Rd. 6,361 sq, t, of quality in this of Caloosahatchee River frontage, ust,Aast of Ortona laes omanred lawn. $ 75,000. B .i E sHome is situated ono; : : aig i5ei es S-r ndE
3BR2.5BA home. Home has 10 ft ceilings, split floor plan, Locks. This immaculate home boasts 4BR,ne with French Esabli; lrri;iii den an Cf il0ice0i hab ;l L ...< gB W L.ru' :" I ": 23rd StreetI. ,
French doors, solid surface countertops, custom cabinets, Doors used as an office, stone fireplace between glass o'n pemisp l titcountr retreat .' .' l r s ; : r ,150 000 i" -r. ..d. Sud




Peace at its best. Enjoy the sunsets over the water on your wih river access. Built to Dade County Codes with calhe- si bdoohs1.3and9herP s ed home$137900 acres on a
gazebo ovedlooine rp boat dock wifte 3 carpet flaring dared bookcases. Master Suitewithjeted tub, huge walked O 'e T i o 2 Mile g,'crsin Motr c_
Wonderful kitchen fcarpor French dooeraining, paen ontation shutters, finacing posetExterior French Doors lead out of the Den and oveoo00king .rdesMl 25 greenhouse, 25x18 lab0'i tii aially e acn
indoor utility room, ar F rench doors open onto largewith lanaift. ties will be considered. $350,000. O ER LOOKING AT taae 8 office. 35,000 tub on facturcessible.
Homesitson l.49okslledacres w/190+feetoriverfrontage. Master Bedroom. All windows are thermal pane. 24x on30 amit ta i ' i rge bsof ieway, rtshd2& e it es, irri0 ati
$16000.. detached garage. If you're looking for peace and quiet on TconW charm. 4BR2BA h ome sits n g /-acre. oofa nd saftetof m and mpi.ylet r 145, ie00 roadcedal$85000 acreownerswitFd
OFaWtieiesgrce.this.breio3alt i5wTo rr theriver this is i! $425,000. country carm l4Resan bovme round peoo f and shed depumpte in place.S....'^ $145,00. o d cs
a beautiful view of the Caloosahatchee Riven. Privacy ad Newappliancesareoosttthaneja rRs rporches++ IwndeIu lyan2,r*e- onyCoptl2-can5- e en e4o h oair/e d" 11 6 ,0
Iw^ ^ ^^S w11 1 al c"ne w "t'?0?!& lon ." workshop fenced, enjo w L36l/le, 20 sman- Fi
Peace at its best Enjoy the sunsets over the water on your with river access. Built to Dade County Codes with cat e- has eleftri r bedroom has hs acres fenced. ordale located one 5 acresi90. Hoe sli






over sod, irrigahaon system driveway andiboat ferommpressiva vt T I2 shisfanhr-pwalk -in 6 fdom u home. $o137,900
Wonderful kitchen for entertaining, plantation shutters, financing possible or trade for hurricane damaged prop ets This spacious home with 2,152 square f was but in
indoor utility room, large private boat dock with lift. tie will be considered. $350,000. OWNER LOOKING AT cr nuseo Scre aati$285,000lra5edh e.
Commune clubhouse inclespool, boat ramp and tennis ALL OFFERSIf or your tops and pantry, carpetI and re flooding, French doors arto warehouse on 4.85with located in LeHigh Acres with great. f.ure
$749,000....---,--_ -,"----- home in Muse. Fenced and cross-fenced 5 acres on a potential 400 amp, 3 phase electric service and 4' well with 3 u
Ftonn' rv ofit e'o 'oe'arewi thif of o', T I1 pae road includes an above ground po and sh. phase pump is in place. Sndo ran hda ',,a,?., ,' irwu'ar.
river frontage. Thorough remodeling has made this Dreaming of ownIng wn 12.64 secluded aes. $242,000. er ter d master arate dooirv Cnram leif 4E0 r Lp sO ak tre s pl$ 1,00Re0/2 A a eMrildieable in 1st Ar in9


ldng adovr tohtse ae ofe Dlreoor ieee an aapdemna lyng, ne countetep &o islaandlty in2kite a levlth m len F- ldfr s o rwnn g tineer. L3ebebA leie h for sq.iseel. bin w ater $5 4,o e
ureA o ,include solid suverfa counterop, cabinets, appli- with some spoil easement which can be removed, new fooring, anew countertops &island in kitchen make this miles from downtown LaBelle. 2,400 sq. tr steel building water $6S54,9("
ances include solid surface counrtops, r elax and enjoy the appli- 1 ,400,000. home ready for your family. Over 2 acres fenced. Affordable locatedon 4.65 acres. $850000.H er _i
dances, tie and caret, large patio to rieax and enjoy the '91`vk 6,T ofmev5on at $225,;so
river views, new sd, Iigation system, driveway and boat allows for impressive views of the intra coastal waterway. NM'C0N9T1RtlJi )ff tMs:' i t2 Tif Wpfarii, f56 p.from Ranhettes.
FRivf .e-rj the eL Jeniud Bn dg Cash or owner finahnna e n p s~le. .o000. under air, 2,454 total sq. ft., Hardiplank concrete siding, .. .................... ohy
I2Awith newly resurfacedoo l, new p cage, new ," n oo- h are r n, iidi Rlv on spacious kitchen with oak cabinets, solid surface counter- 40 acres in Muse off of Secretariat 1/2 mile from paved
3 BA with newly resurfaced pool, new pool cage, new Caloosahatchee Drive. This homesite Is ready for your tops and pantry, carpet and tile flooring, French doors to road. Hunting cabin with hot & cold water to enjoy the out
water treatment system, new roof, all t new windows and waterfront home. Owner financing available. $395,000. lanai, his and her master closets, master bath has separate doors. Completely fenced. 4,5004- Live Oak trees planted
slidIng doors to the lanai. All this plus 150 feet of river w
frontage and over one acre of land, Make an appointment his & her sinks, shower and garden tub, indoor utility with on 18-19 acres ranging in age from 18-24 months. Laser 3BR/2BA singlewide MH for rent, available July 1st
extra shelving. To be completed by July 15. Only $225,000. leveled land. Fields were engineered for drainage. Water $675/mo + securIty


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212/1 IN PORI I.ABELLI $600/M ACRtAoF Fr0R SAl
HOMrs [fOR SA41 A MUST SEEIl This 48cdl;2Bath manufac-
NEWV .ISTING IN PORT [IABUI.LE This toured home with caiport on fetnccd in 3*/
lcdroomn2Blarhil.Car garage lion. sits on a Acres. Includes fireplace, breakfast nook,
beautifully hlaisaped .25 acre lot under the retlcauofl master bedroom, front and back
prtstigous oaks of 1' Belle ome is well main, porch, Property also has 2.100 sq ft barn Call
trained with updated appliances. Asking roda, f,,i, ,i. ,il, a||. i, \ ic $329,900.
$135,000. IN 1 SI ill l \ I I R \\\I 1 IANE, 101
3BEDROOM/2BATH/I CAR GARAGE sits Acres -. with wood frame house. Bing sold
on a beautiful corner lor filled with fruit trees s Is Call for more deals.
and just a block away from ith gol! course. ( CMMERCdIl
Home has large kitchen with breakfast nook2- with
and screned lanai .' ,, i'w hU COMMERCl.(9lfj1iA .;2XI32- with woom
31 11 2 \II 2 ca' g s use Sits frKe house S epl I1.i
on Poll)wog Creek aprox. 2 lots lmm L
mouth of rer. Being sold"as is. Reducd to BUSIN SS LOT on Fordson Avenue with
$600,000. od blk building sold -As Is" Asking $40,000.
IN I1Ill11, 1 \( RKb .. 3BedlBath IOTS AVAILABLE IN HIGHLANDS
CBS !. L. -I. t.. i Being soled ( I \I f R r rr, rL ir $25,000.
ii.- ire I'l0 o CA1.1 FOR A LISTOFAVAllABLE OTS
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* JUST REDUCED! This 38Ri2B manufac-
tured home is in pristine condition; You will
ilI .11.. with this home the minute vou step
foot on this oak filed property. CaI for a pri-
vate showing today before it's too late Only
$128.000.


* Solace at iast '- i3R home in LaBele.

nets. Outside is a spacious screened porch,
fenced lIck yard & abovc ground pool.
RtIll I InllU90S "
* it R -> I r, :r, i i-, i'- i'" Vithige ii the
I i ..' i' lor another family room. 1I
kitchen countertops cabinets and stainless
!t, .I j.l'ir.. New ceramic tile ii-',
lhi-i..,ih.u'ii I in't be shown itil after July
1st. $155,900,
i* a3BR i2tOfl ti- tu-res a split
9l 4L1 pi tE 'tiof paints
$149,909^ -
* "\ I] I .1. .1" |IrK I .-R, !, L,, in L l. l
on l |q, I, "i i '1'i 11 .' "; ;l' 'l h ri'. i% 11, (l11i'i
new ceraimi tile. freshpaint and lots imore
Only $147,900.
* Comfy cmntry I:.inL "n tl': wonderfully
renovated charmer I '.r '1I'r fI ol! Floridai
cracker home in Ortona sitson .77+/ acres and
is in Pristine condition. Truly a must see!
$144,900,
* 2 bedroom home in the Belmont Subdivision


vr all r.Ii12,11 .g.-i ,',L _, =1M
i I 'R BeBa utiful 25.+/ acre corner lot in downtown
* (,,11 ....l i by conumtnity dock! Fhkl i-, l. elle wIgrea potential. C '.. r 1l :.. l .;
boaing & water sports right out your door! duplex or single family w/a possibility of
This very nice &well maintained 2BRi2B rezoningto Business. $129,(X)0.
mobile home is in desirable HmII.Ig, Bay on 0 t'2 Acre !ot in Alva on Pear St. $126,000.
Pine itlad C-',Cr.L.-,r, .l vs spa. DImont Hard to inmd double lot in Port LaBelle.
.O. l is. ..: II hIr:,ii .., $149.900. $84,000.
* ir,!, ih.-p fi,,rf ij. np.,' s.,'pina, .J t 2 1,. IND10 iER CONTRACIT Great
;.,k.-.Il' 4lF. 21 iT rnr i.r tl 'u 'ri, 1t 1 :I 4 n .. r ,*rUt [, l ,, 7 O'tiir L ll
al .' :it t!.'ui iy''leelbut onlyminutes *Cotnerloti Port LaBdle I 'i 1.I. .. i' '.
'T,.,ini...m r Il n00 yourncwT home. $64,900,
* This 3BRi2B manufactured home is in prts I
rine condiioul You will fall in love with this Nice lot on Bogie Court in Unit I '
home the minute you step foot on this oak $54,900.
filled i- il't'.- Call for a private showing 2 beautiful urit 102 lots. In oak hanrnmmck
today elrc it's tlar! Only $32.500. '- .$ I., S .r -i'L '-
* Well i] on 2,. 38+' $54,900 each,
,ir 'l H o n 'o"e (Corner i.r i o i ai ..... i..
p.i ''. ~l~m II 1' itis'.. lotforvourdn 1. -." 4 u"00 '
* Buy, Rent,Selt Retirie' L1,i 1,1 i 'I i '. i ,r orilo rorin 6. 14- 5'l 00h
.place t start iswiL rIl,. *wi r II rn, Double lot tn i ltl i.ch
actured home sitting on spectacular 2ac cor Unit 8 Pot Lele $9,9
n[.! l.' i \ r'; lll.QK1 i otPort LIBeie -$49,900
a* Ir, '1.nnul J..r i hm ,.. rh ... I i IrN m" i' .it Montura. Cleared
hI, f' I t 'I ': iC. culvert and m
I hot .ome. $49,900.
Iit;[ ir[t lt nI rd ']n; 010 Spacious lot in Montura for raising your
S rn t i $44,900.
ety wooded 125 ares in Mntura
* Beautritl homesite artially cleared 5+/.. .$4
mci, ,t.. ie i,,I 1-224000
* H i d t i1 I ,. e L ilu a don'tIlerrhis l f'1I L
.'ri t L; ..I ,.d road foronlv
$19 011 LIS 1.18, ies zoned CI .'.riis.. il Ajust
* Beautiful wv'ded 1 2'- '- on jasmine t Ii i' i L ,.. .1 r limits with]- I5 ..; .'
in.Montira. (, j t .-.r ,' i, 'm .k ,., ,r frontage on SR29 and frontage on Luckey
rlni,' -4i.000. .4lfu :I.,i, .4 o'.0(in


AX205054878F HORSESHOE ACRES
- Oak( filled acreage with canal. That goes
to river. large ponds, an eve metal barn
with concrete Iloor, 2 Ilorse stall at one
end. Property is fenct'd and cross [enced.
S_... . i. i.. Ii.i.,diatebackyvard
is tcnred eW: dogs \Many Ixbautiful exotic
palms andi plants $I,300000.






AX20501508iF H il1l i1 PARK
.Bautiill sl'rtcr home i i i i,, Park in
laifelt Partly u'nishewl 124l' OI,
AX205057525F SUNSHINE ACRES -
Beauttiul mobile home with 2 acres of land
amii nice landisc.aping r only $136,900
AX205054819F PORT IABELLE
Nicc'y landscaped 2 L FIenced in hack
. I JI backs .- i.l.1 ,iiiiii, .
pool.. l o.set...I ..' it tI 'i i Ln...t.l
$149,900,
S'\isll-lI- PORT LABELLED -
i..~... ...,building lot with se '-
t a water. $59,500.
AX205034469F SR 29
COMNMlER.CAL IAND Prime commer,
i, i.' I" it;, .i 'i t.

.n Iill, 7.8 Acres, mol, zoied C..
Florida E. 11 -. ... '. i .. rl L &
lXenetcs,' I' 1 .- ,. 1 5 .'l h n h
able f to -i ..r .. u LI i ,ni-I.Iu
tv w;;an < I ". I' lI- .. I'i0.1 0 .It
AX205008338F PORT LABEL.LE
Several to-choose from. $57,900.


HOME! -(Great starter home lor a growing
family. located in the city on IaBlel!e just off
Martin l.uhir .: ,ir Ir Blvd. 4hedrxooms 2
hill haths, eat in kitchen ceramic title floors
throughout, central aIir & hear. rangu
ichidger.i ..r lands-cped yard, lenced:l lake
view. 12X24 storage -,..!.1.1 Newly
remodeled & ready in 4wvks $84,900.
AX205036438F GERBER GROVES
Excedlent opportunity for investment or
;,.' i l .yr,i '.. .i .',, ii, co lmmu: t yi
with an exciti.: Itilt l'I Acres;MOIl.,
CLEARED. 'l.air0' ir a With frontage in Sears Road. 51,350,000
AX205046376F MONTURA
RANCHES Several 1,25 Acres in
Montura Ranch Estates to choose front
$441,900


SN2ill'NT97F ,I'IiRBER GROVES
\\'orkiri i,' mi AGi clas.ification
l li':il iir'.i 'I16 1' ',i
AX205023939F -- GERBER GROVES
Each Tract consists of 40 acres, platted it!
three 1.36 acr piarels $166,700
\ -:114n-0n416l (;GERBER (jlROVES
'I, ... Available $166,700
ASX20505735tW S.UN N I AKF
! L. I L ii I ,.' i .. .. I lo ,atoca led iin a
.i11 .... .,- .t '.,i ., i eed conirtmi tilt .
i. i- I i tj ', ilp I rii rIc streotmllldeed
ii., i -I ar ..'..... 1 I. .. Alll R utilities ar-
I is ready to billd
your drain home on, $97,500.
AX20059971F PIONEER PI NATION
S t .:. t l nr' tili' i i, 1 ;orsa place
i.Lit.ll i... i ii- ' '' .e iswootd
ed and could be your private sanctuary,
SIL Ii r forno ir all in Pioticr I'Plamstiso,
a growvinsm community with a bright
future. i Ir i .- s.ck are welco)lne.
$76,900
AX205058854F PORT LABELLE.
Location, location, Location. Beautiful
lot in one of Port I.aBecll's most desira'l'ic
upcoming areas. New homes Ieng built
r-i ht -'. I'..-'L fi.,l -, r, t ,t s 2 j ,


AX205051351F PORT lABEll.-E
IResidentia corner building lot with cen
tri;l water. $59,500
AX205058022F LEHIGH PROP-
ERTIE S Proper v is located at thle border
o1 Lee adii lnieuidtr' County known as
Ie.high Propcrties $58.500.
AX205059026F PORT I \I-II I -
Ieautinlul oversized corner lot. Lots office
trees rn one of Port l.aelle's most desire
able upcoming neighborhoods Area is
cxpectd to have utilities within 14 18
.onoths Poriential Buyer, ci i lr,, ,
County' onnmg (8.'s63i5675 ,'-4' r 'i7.o11
AX205013841F- PORTILABE.I.E LOT
Several lo'e available in Port I.aBelle.
$57,900.
AX20S013892' PORT I.ABEl.fW.E Lot
in P'r. LaBrlle Many to choose from.
$57,900.
AX205007419F I 11 T I iMll III
eenw' ;tiv;alrblc tor i, '* -' Ti s"
AXO2050073i64F P 'ORT'] ABEltEf'
ILOtIS Several to chioase from $57,900.
A, 2 ,07 ii i i '1I I I \il I I I ill,
. I i ,, ', .,. ,, .,. ) !,7,",-' 1," ill
AX205021367F PORT ABE.LLE 'Port
.ailelc lot veral aailabe to choose .from
$49,900
".* '' I I[ rstTr I W lll Po'r
S .I ll : r. i r. 49' II
AX250506467F PORT LABELLE -
Proetltyv Is located ont a paved street with
cor tri art er available. Home will require
.enpric system $49900.
AX205055710F MONT;RA
RAN(CHES i.I.It your dream home on
this ti.amnqill, l cl.ard parcel, which is adjla
cent to at caal, $44,900.
AX205057494E PORT LABELLE Port
IUitBcllc .Lot several to choose r.in
$38,900.


A WItincdlkd Oial-dr Hio' A T-1M' -
In peer. Price includes all furnimre,
Incudin pool iable billirtl 0 r mi o
fetn tLe levltie l New caelps, rcn
pltelly upgraded manuflaturd mno e iw th. B'
new gal~itod roof. m t.50 *I- acres, ;
Is 140 i fti upr d neaM building on '. .
concrre teab, capnon, hupe Mle Barn. *AU I
fd Ift In a private camov tryt. Mir e M '
hi% ho re oumstod yl aditoal 2.50 Acresl
IailableforSz,ooo. : Heaven Has A View .
2aarOm2Bumoomns A 64 .4 lcsm ioon mIwnrarm lAPnMce Pr .PM Ae
$22 O..000$ 6 .1 2,SOO -
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Custom In Town Home!
4BR / 2B This four possible five bedroom
home on a .50 +1- city homesite under
LaBelle's famous old oaks is unbelievable.
$ 32a5s->,000


This Home is P d fa t Gr wirv Frily Beauful Rierfrot HomelwitDock LaresI Lot in Community!
|49= I, i MIA -B B-hn.We o.W Oi LOt .ith River .a d
$2e9.900 QZ7S5O000 $324.oO0












Alva 1(12 90S01 38 Acre Business Lot Alva (53 83Q124 00 Acre Business Lot
LocaIte 21251 Palm Beach Blvd Located SR B & Joel Blvd
$1,900,000 $6,000,000


LOCATED

700 S. Main Street

LaBelle, Florida 33935


Alva RIVER/CREEKFRONT HOME!
ONE-OF-A-KINDI 3Bedroom / 2
5Bathrooms I 3Garage Home Offered on
5+/- acres with 425' of riverfront
$1 ,9e50,0'O


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Great on gas and in excellent condition with the balance of the
factory warranty and includes a 2.0L engine, automatic trans,
A/C, stereo cassette, rear window defogger and more. On sale
now!! U5504
$9,938


2001 MUSTANG
Sporty and very affordable with only 35K miles andincludes a V6
engine, auto trans, A/C, p/seat, p/windows, p/locks, tilt wheel, cruise
control, stereo CD and alloy wheels. Double sharp! U5549A


$11,378


2004 TAURUS SES
Extra clean and nice with only 20K miles andcompletely loaded
including V6 engine, auto trans, A/C, p/seat, p/windows, p/locks,
tilt wheel, cruise control, stereo CD, keyless entry and the bal-
ance of the factory warranty. Priced right! U5557
$12,265


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Check out this like new sport sedan with only 8K miles and fully
equipped including V6 engine, auto trans, A/C, p/seat, p/win-
dows, p/door locks, stereo CD, tilt heel, cuhise control, alloy
wheels and factory warranty. Compare and save! 5R07
$13,995


2004 CR VICTORIA LX
Save thousands vs new on this fully loaded luxury sedan with
only 21K miles. Features V8 engine, auto trans, A/C with auto
temperature control, leather interior, full power pkg., alloy
wheels and factory warranty. Sale priced! U5545
$16,096


Z002 WINDSTAR SEL 2001 GR CARAVAN
A beautiful luxury van with all the extras including V6 engine, Vacation time is here and this sport van is perfect for that road
auto trans, dual A/C, leather interior with quad capt. chairs, trip. Includes V6 engine, auto trans, dual A/C, p/windows,
power sliding rear doors, full power pkg., alloy wheels, remote p/locks, cruise cont., tilt wheel, sunscreen glass, remote keyless
keyless entry and only 37K miles. 5T155A entry, stereo CD and more. 5T308B
$15,444 $10,307
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2002 EXPLORER XLT
This 1 owner SUV is very nice and priced right too. Includes V6
engine, auto trans, A/C, leather interior, p/seat, p/windows,
p/door locks, tilt wheel, cruise control, stereo CD, sunscreen
glass and remote keyless entry. 5C78B
$11,500


2004 EXPEDITION XLT 2003 EXCURSION LMT
Enjoy plenty of room for everyone in this extra clean ai fully loaded Double sharp and completely loaded with extras. Including V8
SUV. Includes V enge, auto trans, dual A/C, p/seat, en engine, auto trans, dual A/C, leather interior, rear DVD player,
p/door locks, tiltwheel, cruise control, stereo CD, remote keyless entry full power pkg., alloy wheels, remote keyless entry, stereo CD
and the balance of the factory warranty. On sale now! U5548 and much more. 5T509A
$23,840 $20,969


2002 RANGER XLT SC 2003 RANGER XLT
In excellent condition with only 33K miles and nicely equipped includ- Economical and very affordable with only 9K actual miles and
ing V6 engine, auto trans, A/C, sliding rear window, tilt wheel, cruise includes 4cyl. engine, automatic trans, A/C, sunscreen glass,
control, stereo CD, alloy wheels and bed liner. Extra dean and on sale fiberglass topper, stereo CD, cast aluminum wheels, factory war-
nowl U5537B ranty and much more. Like new! U5569
$11,709 $11,675


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In extra clean condition inside and out with only 12K actual miles.
Equipped right including V8 engine, auto trans, A/C, p/windows,
p/door locks, tilt wheel, cruise control, stereo CD, alloy wheels and
Factory warranty. Sale priced! U5512

$19,853


2002 F150 XLT SC 4X4
In absolutely like new condition and nicely equipped including a
5.4L V8 engine, auto trans, A/C, p/windows, p/door locks, tilt
wheel, cruise control, tow pkg., bedliner, 2 tone paint, alloy
wheels and factory warranty with only 20K miles. Sale priced!
U5547
$21,941


2002 F250 XLT SC
This superduty is ready for any job big or small and extra nice
with only 33K miles. Includes 5.4L V8 engine, auto trans, A/C,
p/windows, p/locks, tilt wheel, cruise control, stereo CD/cas-
sette, alloy wheels, tow pkg., 3.73 limited slip axle and factory
warranty. On sale nowl U5438
$19,095


2004 F250 XL CC
Save big on this extra ocean crew cab superduty with only 20K
miles. Includes 5.4L V8 engine, auto trans, A/C, towpkg., stereo
radio, bedliner, alloy wheels and the balance of the factory war-
ranty. Save thousands! U5491


$22,444


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Alico announces special dividend, election ---------O
Alico, nc., (NASDAQ:ALCO) pany also leases land for farm- IHURmI lE PROOF ll i I
one of the South's best-known 'Alico is a very different company than it was ing, cattle grazing, recreation 1"Oneyorand harrca 1t04w aryneAir, t
agribusiness companies operat- and oil exploration, and is I safer w fuon mr holr Ar homas alniwe my lAcA* Of I
ing in Central and Southwest two years ago. It has new management and a increasingly involved in explor- I amaetodhe Llid Cnraic*0cadrfig on mll I
Florida, and with approximately new focus and we are all dedicated to its contin- ing real estate development in I ..A-ntMdea1meL I
141,000 acres in real estate hold- and beyond its holdings. I tOUG JIOI What is Liquid Ceramic? I
ings, announced today that at its uing success." For further information con- I ERt AIVlIC" .Hgh paintwiunn
annual stockholders meeting Chairman Alexander and Mr. Greg Mutz, the tact: I Goes on virtuaWyanytype ofexteror walsuface I
held Friday June 10, 2005, John John R. Alexander IBu: Keepstormfains fm penetrating walls of your house I
R. Alexander, Robert E. Lee company's lead director La Belle, Florida I 4Maiscovter Last 35 times ogerthan stoebught pait
Caswell Evelyn D'An, Phillip S. (863) 675-2966 I ett c Buy ityoutselfDoityourselflHireyouropaulr I
Dolew Grewor T. Mutz, Charles w s ..: .aso. -n Use619 as COUPON CODE atwebsite(exp. 9105)
Dingle, Gregory T. Mutz, Charles O niiin b*n 15- h 2 -- ---- --005---- ---------- - - - ------f I


Palmer, Baxter G. Troutman, and
Dr. Gordon Walker were elected
by the stockholders to serve as
directors of the Corporation.
Additionally,- the stockholders
approved the Alico, Inc. Director
Stock Compensation Plan.
At the annual meeting of the
Board of Directors following the
Stockholders meeting, the Board
Sre-elected .Mr. Alexander as
Chairman and Mr. Gregory T.
Mutz as Lead Director. The
Board also elected the following
officers:
President & Chief Executive
Officer John R. Alexander;
Vice President Administrative
Division Chief Financial Officer,
Treasurer and Assistant Secre-
tary Patrick W. Murphy; Vice
President, .Ranch Division B.
Wade Grigsby; Vice President,
Heavy Equipment and Facilities
Maintenance Division Robert P.
Miley; Vice President, Sugarcane


ianllu oU ivisionl UwigtIL uocK-
ers; Vice President, Citrus Divi-
sion M. Smith; Controller and
Assistant Treasurer Den-
nis J. Garbo; Corporate Secre-
tary Plair
The board also declared a
special dividend of $1.00 per
share payable to stockholders of
record as of June 30, with pay-
ment expected on or about July
15. Chairman Alexander stated
that the Company's 2004 fiscal
year results were the best in the
company's history and the
board wanted the shareholders
to share in these results. Chair-
man Alexander also announced
that the board had decided to
begin paying regular quarterly
dividends beginning with the
end of the company's fourth
quarter on August 31, 2005. The
first such dividend in the amount
of $.25 will be paid to sharehold-
ers of record as of September 30,
2005 with payment expected on


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Chairman Alexander and Mr.
Greg Mutz, the company's lead
director, stated that they were
excited about working with the
new board to continue the
process of enhancing the com-
pany's business in the coming
year. They noted that "Alico is a
very different company than it
was two years ago. It has new
management and a new focus
and we are all dedicated to its
continuing success."
About Alico,
Alico, Inc., an agribusiness
company operating in Central
and Southwest Florida, owns
approximately 141,000 acres of
land located in Collier, Hendry,
Lee and Polk Counties. The com-
pany is involved in various oper-
ations and activities including
citrus fruit production, cattle
ranching, sugarcane, sod pro-
duction, and forestry. The Com-


Some of the statements in this
press release include statements
about future expectations. State-
ments that are not historical
facts are "forward-looking state-
ments" for the purpose of the
safe harbor provided by Section
21E of the Exchange Act and
Section 27A of the Securities Act.
These forward-looking state-
ments, which include references
to expectations about future
prospects are predictive in
nature or depend upon or refer
to future events or conditions
which may not be achievable
and, are subject to known, as
well as, unknown risks and
uncertainties that may cause
actual results to differ materially
from our expectations The Com-
pany undertakes no obligation
to update publicly any forward-
looking statements, whether as a
result of future events, new
information or otherwise.


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Palms, Inc.

,863.
675
4844 ;


WE BUY JUNK CARS
PHONE
863-612-1171
CELL
863-673-6030
Hablanos Bpafiol


CEISnTOWn AKERi



720 SUGARLAND HWY

863W983-0333



CLfARR SAEZVCE

330 W, SuarlandClewiston
863 983.0 36
216 S. Main St LaBelle
863.675-.388
301 N, 15th St,
239657.-1600



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ENTERPRISES, INC.
EXCAVATING. LAND CLEARING
DRIVEWAYS, CULVERTS
HOUSEFADS & SITEWORK
Mobie. 863-673-8973
Offce 863-675-0344




"SERWVCE'
Ia OurwMothfpoartutPrdct


BEDDING
1060 Hwy 29 S. 5 LaBelle
863-675-0717
www.whitesfurniltreandappliances.tom


Law Offices of
Robert L. Vaughn, PA.
Banlkuptcy Wrongful Death
Personal Injury Fm:ily La/Divorce
112 WC. Owen, Clewiston
863-902-9211
530 Main St., LaBelle
863-675-7719
2080 Collier Ave., Ft. Myers
239-936-9393
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675-3233
155 S. MAIN STREET LABELLE
STATE CERTIFIED CLASS A CONTRACTOR
CAC008030
FPL PARTICIPATING CONTRACTOR


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Randy's

Garage, Inc.
Your LocalACDeio Carlo Car Ccter
863-675-1032
737 S. Bridge. St.
LaBelle, FL
Just North of L..ingfrd TFord


FRANKS
BARBER SHOP II
55 W.Yeomans Ave.
Inside Touch of (la P .
(fleroas from i, i C-; V Mott)
(863) 675-3733

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Dana Howard
Weekley
American
Legion Post 130
699 Hwy 80 West
LaBelle, FL


DENTURES
DR. MERCER'S
DENTURE CLINIC
US 41 SOUTH Pr. MYERS
1-866
226m9400


N BaflpnrALJ-iJ I JJia
1454 Madison Ave. Immokalee, FL
For appointments cal 239-658-3000
Wlk-ins Welcome
IMMOKAEI E AMILY
CARE C&NWnr
1502 Lake Trafford Rd Immikalee, FL
Appointments Are Necessary
Please Call 239-657-6363


I.ARRI.I.R AUCTION
COMPANY
AUCjN 8 ESTATE SETTLEMENT
90 North Bridge Street
LaBelle. FL 33935
863/675-6400
Fax: 863/612-0250
Cell: 239/246-3094
Mark C. Schoenwald.
Certified Estate Specialist
Au 2936 A AB 2171


CHIEF'S

AuTro
CARE
From Strst Cars to RE Cars
We do it all.
390 E Cowboy Way 674-1010


HENDRY COUNTY
AUTOMOTIVE
DougiRoscoc
863-675-0388
Complete Auto Truck Repair
621 S. Bridge St
LaBelle, FL
MVa53199


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jiade65Ind


525 IW An L, lIE lUlIE

800-573-7983
www.gladesmotors.com


World Class
Barber Shop
4 Barbers
Late Nights Thurss 9- 8
216 S. Main Street Unit 3
LaBelle, FL
863-674-1775

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BRIDGE SrREif

Located At:
23 Ft. Thompson Ave LaBelle, FL
((Kos~otiwCalooleoosa)c)
Call Ahead Ordes Welcome
863-674-0104
Hours are Monday- Friday
7:30a.m. 5pn.m.


Yoga Classes
and Private
Instruction
Denise Wheeler
1-239-388-0058
e-mail
gaiashakti@iline.com


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PEE'S TRACTOR
SERVICES
Bush hogging, niomwin. o 'r. dii:n.
plowing, fertiliziig/cultivting
239-728-6629


and Construction, Inc.
FREE ESTIMATES
OFFICE:
(863)
675-7045
SLie. #CC-037019


Auxton
CWst Lak
FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY
805 N. Hwy. 27
Moore Haven
(863) 946-1233



LABELLE
IRRIGATION
8 SUPPLY
500 S. Main Street
LaBelle, FL
863-675-6333
Open to Ite public


LANGFORD


851 S. Main St
SLaBelle, FL
Y'V (863) 675-1686
TY'all' Spoken Here!


i .
LABELLE CARPET
& TILE OUTLET
Wholesale flooring warehouse
1050 COMMERCE DR
LABELLE, FL
East of the 4 way stop at Cowboy Way
Make a right onto Commerce Dtivc
863-675-8575
Largest In. Stock Sdlection


EVEREtI ANDERSON III


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CEll
863-673-1536
NEXTEL:
158r1732491


L AuRv.iJ.rIS
FURNITURE
CLEARANCE CENTER
The Blocker Family has turned
their LaBelle Showroom into a
Furniture Clearance Center.
359 W Hickpoochee Ave
LaBelle, FL
863-675-2132



MOLINA'S SOD
AND
LANDSCAPE
MAINTENANCE!
CELL:
863-673-4091
licensed and insured


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153 S. MAIN ST. -LABEUL
(NEXT TO O'FERRELL'S FLORIST)
CALL
(863) 612-0237
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QUALITY CONSTRUCTION, INC


Licensed & Insl
OmCE (863) 675-8314









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LAWN
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TREE SERVICE
CALL
863-673-0249
NEXTEL RADIO 188*17*62106


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Plant health care, total approach


"Plant health care, also called
PHC, offers a total health
approach to landscape and plant
health," says Peter Gerstenberg-
er, senior advisor with the Tree
Care Industry Association. "Your
arborist has recognized a poten-
tial or actual problem in your
landscape that might be best
avoided or treated by imple-
menting a PHC treatment pro-
gram. "Traditional landscape
pest control programs rely on
what are called "cover sprays."
The pest control sprays offered
to the client are based on the
company's knowledge of com-
mon pest problems and control
measures in the service area.
The cover spray type, method
and timing are pre-determined
by the company. The homeown-
er may have the option to
choose from a number of pest
control programs. Traditional
pest control programs are not
necessarily obsolete or "bad" for
the environment and may be the
best option for clients who have
overriding concerns about pro-
gram cost or are only concerned
about one specific pest prob-
lem. In contrast, plant health
care technicians consider the


landscape as a whole when
deciding how to best care for
plants. PHC technicians control
plant problems through careful
monitoring of the landscape
environment. Chemical controls
may be part of the treatment but
they are not necessarily used in
every treatment. Because of this,
every PHC program is "cus-
tomized" to fit the client's prop-
erty and expectations.
The PHC technician main-
tains landscape plants by:
evaluating the landscape's
environment;
noting causes of plant
stress (stressors);
maintaining plant perform-
ance through proper cultural
practices;
investigating the landscape
through monitoring.
identifying and treating
problems as they occur;
The following are examples
of some common problems:
Many plant problems are
related to improper matching of
the plant's requirements to the
landscape site.
Plants may have been
improperly planted.
Plants may be subjected to


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improper maintenance tech-
niques.
Often a combination of
improper plant sighting (wrong
plant/wrong site), improper
planting and improper mainte-
nance techniques can cause
plant stress and decline.
Your expectations
"A PHC technician also will
consider your expectations
when deciding how to imple-
ment a PHC treatment pro-
gram," explains Gerstenberger.
One important question is just
when do you, the client, want to
resort to chemical control of
pest problems. Some clients will
tolerate a greater percentage of
plant damage before requiring
action. Some clients will tolerate
very little plant damage. Often a
client will tolerate less damaged
on a prized ornamental speci-
men tree located in the front
yard as opposed to a group of
shade trees growing in the back
yard. This requires the PHC tech-
nician to apply a higher action
threshold to some trees and/or
sections of the landscape than
others. "Here, communication


and understanding between the
client and plant health care tech-
nician are key!" says Gersten-
berger. Treatment recommenda-
tions are then made to the client
based on that client's expecta-
tions. The key to a successful
plant health care program is
communication between the
client and PHC technician.
What can you do?
Homeowners who would like
a professional arborist to assess
their trees should contact the
Tree Care Industry Association
(TCIA); a 67-year-old public and
professional resource on trees
and arboriculture. It has more
than 2,000 member companies
who recognize stringent safety
and performance standards, and
are required to carry liability
insurance. An easy way to find a
tree care service provider in your
area is to use the "Locate Your
Local TCIA Member Compa-
nies" program. You can use this
service by calling 1-800-733-
2622 or by doing a ZIP code
search on the TCIA Web site,
www.treecareindustry.org.


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BRAKES _
$79.95 front or rear
Free A/C Checkup
freon not included
390 E COWBOY WAY
Across From the Airport
OM 674-1010


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Marine, Inc. IENR REONAL
Maness intt
FAX / MEDICAL CENTER

5IC'I-C35.P) 5 W. ui hIu iu.u
andinsured
Commercial 863
& Residental 863n983,92


THE
OPTICAL CENTER
located in
FAMILY EYE CARE
100 N. Main St.
LaBelle, FL 33935
863-675-0761


CVS/pharmacy P YI OEY
PHOTOGRAPH
Expect something extra.- AND VIDEO
1-800-SHOP CVS 571 Davis Street
or Visit CVS.com LaBelle, FL 33935
(863) 675-7328
OPEN 8am-10pm (863) 843-0232
OR LONGER!R e-mail:.
OR LO EI mpannellphoto I @earthlinkl.net


7 uays A weeK


Dr. Ed Humbert
HIP & KNEE SURGEON
NOW SEEINGC.TIENTS.AT
HENDRYGENERAL-
CALL TODAYFOR ANAPPOINTMENT
530 W. Sagamore Avenue
Suite B
Clewiston, Florida 33440
(863) 983-2896
http://www.jointimplant.com

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COSTAMAR
REALTY
FBe4il hip vourReajftate dreamome true.
825 E. Cowboy Way Suite 105
LaBete, FL 33935
(The Wallace Plaza)
im\-_ 863 675-5923


RIVERSIDE
"REAL ESTATE
97 Park Ave.
LaBelle, FL 33935
"Across From Barron Park"
863-675-2718
www.labelleriverside.om
e-mail:
0 labelkriversidt@eatrhinknet

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EDISON PLUMBING, INC.
Srni-rly Po'u,
Scratchley
Plumbing Inc.
NEW CONS I RI'LfON
SMALL COMMERCIAL
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE REPAIRS
ALL (863) 675-8946
OR (239 690-1824
875 Inaduatrial Cta. LBlle,
CTC1426690 IEE EST.lMATE.S INSURED


COUNTRY HOMES &
ILn Ra ESTATE
Kathy Hutchins
Lie, Real Estate Broker
Office: 863-612-0551
Fax: 863-612-0553
Visit Our Website at:
CentralFloridaLandSales.com


PAUL
RnauR


J.D. AND SON PLUMBING, INC.
CALL
(868) 675-1493
FREE Estimates
Se Hlbia R.pato
Lioensed, Insurmd & Boeded CC- 1426207


RODNEY MURRAN
Lic. Real Estate Broker
LaBelle, FL
863-675-4550


Shoreside
Realty &


REMortgage, Inc.
RECALTORS


625-0898
WORLDWIDE
INTERNET MARKETING


450 Hwy 80 W.
LaBel e, FL
674-0101
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A&D
PRESSURE
WASHING
FREE ESTIMATES
863.673.4565


rfE NRTAGiE
LAND CO.
180 N. Bridge St.
] .aellc, FL
(863) 675-6788
1-888-675-6762
wwwheritagelandco.com
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HOT OR COLD PRESSURE CLEAN
Li 7,NHs INSURED
CALL
NATHAN (863) 673-2360
ERIC (239) 253-7491
OFFCE: (863) 675-5055





Horizons
Real Estate Corp.
580 S. Main St LaBelle, FL
863-675-1973
tnail: in. '.\II.II ,. n1 1 ji nli ii I
If you are thinking of buying
or selling, give
L arc us a call

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Investments & Real Estate, lnc.
700 Sou5h Main SIret
Lisa Andrews Li. Real Estate Broker po Box 160 s La elle, Florida 33975
238 N. Bridge St. LaIelle, FL 33935 63-675-4500 Fax: 863-675.675
863-675-8868 wo.ao,4oa
www..Huttwesflorlbrealtygoup.com TOL FMPF ; #77-314-4M8


Sales tRentals Priprt Ma naigeiaa
'ut your rrust in Number One!.-
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233 N. BRIDGE ST
ON THE CORtER OF BRIDGE ST & WASHINGTON
VISIT US ON THE WEB AT
WWW.OAKREALTYINC.COM
Ii PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
S1fS RENTALS SALES


Sherri Denning
&
J,0onnie Denning,
All. CPA
LAND &DEV. SPECIALISTS



Invelmna & Real Etate
www.Soand .com 1 U.11
700 MRn Src


RIVERHOUSE
(*RESTAURANT & CEMER)
675 Hwy 80
LaBelle, FL
(863) 675-4870
(Old Wrangler Reef)


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(ACROSS FROM BURGER KING)
FOR MORE INFO & SPECIALS CALL
(863) 675-TANU(8268)
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HIGGINS
TREE S.Sm tij
High Risk Trees
Trimming & Removal
Stump Grinding
Land Clearing
Excavator Work
Prompt Free Estimates
Licensed and Insured
863-675.3955
(35 Years Experience)


HUNTERS
TREE SERVICE
Licensed and Insured
863-675.0403 >D


INSTALLATION & REPAIR
KIK WELL DRILLING
& IRRIGATION
3721 I8th St. W. Lehih, ,1133971
Phone: 239-462-2501
Fax: 239-690-1503


WATER
TREATMENT 4
SERVICE v^
We service allmajor brands
of water treatment
equipment & filters.
CALL: 863-612-0200
Serving Hendty, Collier, Lce and
Charlotte Counties
Over20yoars cperieancd


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BUSINESS HERE
ONLY $10:00
PER WEEK

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or email
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I Metal Roots Re-Roofs Roof Repairs
Pole Barns Vinyl Siding Soffit & Facia
I Office (863) 675-7045 I
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ON SITE PREVIEWS: 12.4 PM Sat. 6d 5 & -7 P. *I Tues 715
AUCTION DATEITIME SATURDAY.JJLY 9 11AM
AUCTION HELDAT Ouairl Ir,n & Surrei 65f US-: FJ Sirnng
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BLACK LAB MIX- large, male,
vicinity of Hwy 70 West
(863)697-2513.
FOUND female pitbull, vic. of
Evans Rd., Call to identify
(863)675-5872
PITBULL MIX, Male, Puppy,
Brindle w/white markings.
No collar or tags. Call
(863)675-4220
TOOLS- found,
(863)467-0145.
Young Female Cat Recently
Spayed. Okeetantie Area.
Call to identify.
(863)697-2265


COCKER SPANIEL- 11 yr old,
Male, Blind. Neutered
(863)357-4710 or
561-385-2624 Reward


AFFENPINCHER- for adop-
tion, toy female, to senior
home only, (863)983-6537.
BOBTAIL KITTENS (2)
Free to good homes.
(863)467-2139
BRITTANY SPANIEL- F, 2 1/
yrs old, spayed, gentle, good
w/kids and older adults,
good home only
(863)697-8731.
KING SIZE BED- platform, no
mattress, good condition,
FREE. (863)675-7926.
PUPPIES: Free to good home.
8 wk. old. Large mixed
breed. Males & Females.
(863)674-0402


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LABELLE ESTATE AUCTION
Antiques, Collectibles, Old Fishing Lures,
Farm Machinery, Tools, Vans, Cars, Trucks.
Saturday, June 25th @ 11a.m.
EVERYTHING WILL BE SOLD!
John Deere diesel, 2240 tractor w/front loader & 10 ft, offset
Bush Hog. Tow behind mower, 3 pt. Roto tiller, Sarlo Hi
Wheeler, 48 inches 18 hp riding mower, Dixon ZTR mower,
Roto tiller, Yardman 8 hp mulcher, 3 pt. Post hole digger w/8
inch and 12 inch augers, 6-2wheel trailers, tandem dump
trailer, 3 pt. Box blade/landscape rake, Diesel fuel tank
w/pump, irrigation pump, alum. Refill Fuel tank for p.u. truck,
5 ft. metal brake, weed-eaters, 106 inch belt sander for glass
beveling and grinding, Honda scooter, 72 Kawasaki trail bike,
1970 Honda 35 cycle.
A TREMENDOUS SELECTION OF ANTIQUES
Gate-leg table, barber chair, copper lamps, cameras, 45 Beatle
& Elvis records, old double-barrel shotguns/ammo, railroad
lanterns, wall crank phone, stained glass, 150 vintage Heddon
fish lures w/original boxes, fly rods, reels, etc. Antique oil
bottles, old wicker, 100s or Mason & Ball canning jars, old
dinner bell, antique tools, ice tongs, wood planes, dishes,
movie memorabilia, oil paintings, old frames, art work,
mirrors, beer signs, old dolls, Dr. Seuss, Lionel, trains, metal
toys, Flagler railroad lanterns, antique chairs, armoire,
secretary, old lamps, high chair, crib, brass & iron beds, rope
bed, cherry bed, railroad push cart, barrel truck, steamer
trunks, sleigh bed from Jimmy Carter family, wagon wheels,
butter churns, antique ice & roller skates, pie safe, Hoosier
cabinet, Frost King oak icebox, whipple trees, horse
hames/collars, crocks, jugs, perfume bottles, depression
glass, iron baby bed & much more.
HUNDREDS OF HAND TOOLS, power tools, arc welders,
sanders, staplers, chain saws, house jacks, 30 inch vice,
20 ton jacks, table saws, routers, Chop saws, Alden boat
rowing shell, new stained glass entry door, battery charger,
air compressors, Nautical brass port holes, Adirondack chairs,
teak lumber, Harley collectibles.
Dr. Brungard (LaBelles first doctor) original sign and office
chair. '96 Dodge conv. van,'89 Mercury Cougar 70K, like new.
2269 Ft. Denaud Road, LaBelle, FL
From Ft. Myers go east to LaBelle-turn left at first traffic light-
Ft. Denaud Cowboy Wary Rd.-Follow signs one mile on left.
Rain or Shine Sale held in large building on estate.
ANOTHER PREMIUM AUCTION
BY #1 LIQUIDATORS AUCTION
Auctioneer Jim Tate AU 2266
#1 Liquidators Auction AB1855
CASH, CHECK, CREDIT CARD
10% Buyers Premium Phone: (239)878-0621


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IRRIGATION CANAL CLEAN-UP
GOT DIRTY CANALS
GIVE ME A CALL
CELL: 863673-1536
NEXTEL: 158*17*32491


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HANDYMAN GLASS & MIRROR
CARPET CLEANING
Gota job too small for a contractor? Need glass
or window repair work done?
I un oiL [l, i t,. t: i,4 uki i. ire ul i lor youl
Pressure Cleaning Renovations Repairs
Ftk-l Jobs Mirmrs& Shower bJiiDg Do~ Tile/Vinyl
can (863) 6 *75-7297 Fr., rETPJ Orm.I.'
.CAR RENTAL


CAR RENTAL..,


starting at $39.95 Per Day


QUALITY CONSTRUCTION, INC.


L'l'e eway House Pads Demolition
SClearing Fill Dirt Culverts Sitework
Sit,:-, i.ii.' ;rn in Crushed Rock for Driveways!
LaBelle, FL Licensed & Insured
OFFICE: (863) 675-8314
Call Kelvin Townsend Cell @ (863) 673-3783
Call James Phillips Cell @ (239) 825-4251
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HUNTERS

TREE SERVICE
STree Trimming
& Removal
SStump Grinding
Shaping & Topping

863-675-0403
Licensed and Insured


Is Stress Ruining Your Life? Delivery Maintenance Man
Read DIANETICS by Ron L. to help at White's Furniture
Hubbard Call &Appliance. Apply in
(813)872-0722 or send person at1060Hwy29
$7.99 to Dianetics, 3102 N. South in LaBelle.
Habana Ave., Tampa FL
33607. DRAW BRIDGE OPERATOR
P/T,F/T. Drug Free Workplace
Will train $7.50 p/h
ol e t (239)229-4772
Driver- COVENANT TRANS-
PORT. Excellent Pay &
S ......... Benefits for Experienced
Drivers, 0/0, Solos, Teams
Employment & Graduate Students. Bo-
FuU.Time 205 nuses Paid Weekly. Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer.
Medical 210 (888)MORE PAY
Employment 2 (888-667-3729).
Partme 215
Employment DUMP TRUCK DRIVERS
Wanted 220 Class B License
Job Information 225 Clean driving record
Job Training 227 (239)872-8411
Sales 230
,mloym eFull Time Front Office posi-
l: tion available. Pleasant,
mature personality needed.
MUST have organizational,
$600 WEEKLY Working typing, computer and gener-
through the government al office skills. Background
part-time. No Experience. A in health insurance billing,
lot of Opportunities. accounting, or collections
(800)493-3688 Code J-14. helpful, but not necessary.
Bilingual would be helpful.
Auto Transport, The Waggon- Sendguresume to PhO Box
ers Trucking: Hiring Exp & 518-P LaBelle, 33975.
Non-Experienced drivers for
Auto Transport in South East LAW FIRM RECEPTIONIST
Regions. Must have validRECEPTIONIST
Class A CDL and verifiable 2 Must be bilingual, computer
yrs OR 200K miles OTR. literate, and people friendly.
Need stable work history Starting 18K, opportunity for
and clean MVR. High Earn- advancement, Contact
ing Potential, Great Benefits 863-675-7111.
and matching 401K. CON-
TACT Susan at LAB TECHNICIAN:
(866)413-3074 EOE. Will train.
Apply @ Casa Flora,
Ben Hill Griffin Inc. Fertilizer 13140 Hartman Plant Rd.,
Div. is seeking an Office Palmdale, FL33944.
.Clerk Receptionist for the (863)675-0170
LaBelle office. Must be exp'd
in filing, phones & light com- MAINTENANCE PERSONAL
puter work in Word & Excel. Now being hired.
Exc. benefits pkg. offered. Ortona Sand Company
Contact 863-635-2251 HR Call (863)675-1454
Dept. or hr@bhgriffin.com
EOE/DFWP --
Customer Service Rep for
insurance apenc
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m^BIiRlIwnhlitf NEWSPApIRMAKiES
(863)674-0010 YOU A MORE INFORMED
AND INTERESTING
DATA ENTRY Work ON YOUR PERSON.
OWN. Flexible Hours!
$$$Great Pay!$$$ Personal "
Computer required wodr fp
(800)873-0345 ext #300. *Iad *o mm pOpuorl


P/T Home Delivered Meal Driver Needed at La-
Belle agency serving seniors. If you have a
cheerful manner, valid FL license & clean driving
record, H.S. diploma or GED, we want to talk to
you. Great place to work, training provided-per-
fect for moms of school-aged kids or active old-
er adults. Stop by L.J. Nobles Senior Center,
475 E. Cowboy Way, 8-5, M-F to fill out an ap-
plication.
Home care workers needed to assist frail elderly
in their own homes in Hendry & Glades Co.
Must have CNA cert., H.S. diploma or GED,
clean FL driver license. Background chks done
on all new hires. We pay mileage, offer health
and other benefits. Great place to work helping
others, so come talk to us! F/T case aide posi-
tion with full benefits available in our Clewiston
office. On-call home delivered meal driver need-
ed in Buckhead Ridge. Call the office nearest
you for more info about job openings in your
area. LaBelle: 675-1446, Clewiston: 963-7088,
Moore Haven: 946-1821. We are an EOE.


BACK YARD SALE
4007 Albany Road
June 24 & 25 from 8-2
Good Stuff Cheap!



BEE SURE TO BEE THERE!l
INDOOR FLEA MARKET
475 E. Cowboy Way LaBelle
Call (863)675-1446 for dona-
ions, table rental or details.
How fast can your car
go? It can go even
aster when you sell it
In the classified.


HUGE GARAGE SALE
LOTS OF EVERYTHING!
Port LaBelle
Sat., June 25th, 8am-?,
4059 E. Sunflower Cir.
Baby-adult clothes,
appl., electronics, etc.
Reading a newspaper
helps you understand
the world around you.
No wonder newspaper
readers are more suc-
cessful people!


Come & Get I!


LABELLE, Sat., 6/25,
8am til 12 Noon
330 N. Hickory St.
Antiques, furniture,
household items & more.

Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise
your yard sale in the
classified and make
your clean up a breeze!


BUS DRIVER
Full Time Position
For Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
Must have current Class "B" CDL
and clean driving record.


Fax Resume with copy of drivers lice
to 239-658-3020
or call 239-503-0331 for application


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in what is happening
in your community?
Do you like to write?
The Immokalee
Bulletin is always
looking for: self-
motivators, self-
starters with an out-
going personality,
computer skills and
reliable transporta-
tion.
Why not think about
joining us at the
Immokalee Bulletin?
Please call for more
information
(863) 675-2541
(239) 657-6000


IMMOKA BULLETIN


Looking for a career

with a comipainy you

can grow with?

Are you self motivated?
Do you like meeting new people?
Are you computer literate?
If so, this could be the opportunity
you have been looking for.
Full and/or part time
positions available.

The C8100sa Belle and Immekalee
Bulletin are looking for bright, self-
starters with computer skills and
reliable transportation who are will-
ing to learn newspaper advertising
sales from the ground up.


If you have what it takes, you
could be the putsidesalesperson
in these fast growing markets.

Our company offers:
a unique work environment
potential for advancement
competitive pay and benefits
life and disability insurance
401 (K) plan
generous time off program

Email your resume to:
jkasten@strato.net
An equal opportunity employer


MANAGEMENT

Immediate restaurant management
openings in Lake Placid, Moore
Haven, LaBelle, -Clewiston and
Okeechobee. We are a franchise with
27 restaurants throughout South
Florida and are hiring energetic,
honest, and responsible individuals.
We offer:
-Excellent Salaries
-Medical and Life Insurance
-Dental Insurance
-401K Savings Plan
-Paid Vacations
-Advancement Opportunities
-Training Program

For an interview please call:
863-983-4224
or mail your resume in confidence to:
Pauline Alvarez
Southern Management Corporation
1014 W. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston, FL 33440


FOOD SERVICE
ASSOCIATE/COOK
BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION

Excellent communication skills,
good manual skills, cash handling
experience. Exp. as afast order
cook preferred, positive customer
service attitude. High School Dip.
or GED. Flexible working hours.
Salary: 10+ per hour based on
experience, fuel & food allowance,
incentives. Excellent benefits
(medical, dental, 401K)
Fax resume to: (954)967-3477


Are you


SALES ASSOCIATE
GAS/C. STORE, P/T & F/T
BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION

Excellent communication skills,
good manual skills, cash handling
experience, positive customer
service attitude. High school
diploma or GED. Flexible working
hours. Salary: $8+ starting
based on exp., fuel & food
allowance, incentives. Excellent
benefits (medical, dental, 401K.)
Fax resume to: (954)967-3477


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HELP WANTED

PLANNING TECHNICIAN
Applications are being accepted by the Hendry
County BOCC. Successful applicant will be re-
sponsible for making certain the County is com-
pliant with all planning documents in the
Emergency Management Dept. Must have
strong computer skills. Applications can be ob-
tainedat the sub-office in Clewiston and the
Courthouse in LaBelle. Deadline for submission
is July 1,2005 at 5:00PM.

Vet pref., drug free, EEO, applicants with
disabilities needing assistance contact HR.


SURVEY PARTY CHIEF

Experience needed in construction stake-out,
boundary and topo surveys. Pay is based on
experience. Apply in person at:

Johnson Engineering
251 W. Hickpochee (S.R. 80)
LaBelle,FL
or visit web site
www.johnsonengineering. com
and download application.
recruiting(johnsoneng.com
DFWP


Technician Wanted for immediate opening
HVAC/Refrigeration company located in Labelle, FL is currently
accepting applications forthe position of an advanced
Refrigeration Technician. Position will require advanced
knowledge and skills in Refrigeation troubleshooting, repairing
and installation. Applicants MUST currently hold active EPA
Universal certificates. NATE or similar certifications are desired
and will be considered a plus. Applicants must show
documented history of successful Refrigeration skills, and will
be verified bythe employer. Applicants will be tested using
standardized Refrigeration Assessment software and
applications. We offer 401K, paid insurance programs, dental,
overtime pay, paid holidays, and other benefits. Pay will be
based upon experience. THIS IS NOT a train as you go position
and such applicants will NOT be considered. If interested
please call 863-675-4342 M-F 8am-5pm. We are an Equal Op-
portunity Employer.

GRWESHELP


Yoder Brothers, an International leader in
the Horticulture industry has an immediate
opportunity for an Grower's Helper to assist
in the activities of plant growing, irrigation
and protection. Qualified candidates must
enjoy working in an outdoor environment and
be. flexible with regard to work schedule.
Interested individuals, seeking year round
employment and excellent benefits contact:
YODER BROTHERS INC.
ALEX GALARZA
HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITER
2201 Owanita Road Alva, FL 33920
239-728-2535 ext. 230


SECURITY OFFICERS
Elite Protection Services, Inc. is hiring Security
Officers for the Immokalee/LaBelle area. State
issued "D" Security License required. Day, evening,
& nights available. F/T & PT. Benefits available.:
Contact Fort Myers District Office @
(239)437-1632 or karen.hart(aabm.com
EOE/M/F/D/V


Now hiring qualified drivers
for OTR positions. Food
grade tanker, No
hazmat. No pumps. Great
Benefits, Competitive Pay
and new equipment.
Need 2 years OTR experi-
ence. Call Bynum Transport
for your opportunity today;
(800)741-7950.



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S/E & 3-State Run: T/T Driv-
ers. HOME WEEKENDS.
Mileage Pay, Benefits, 401K.
Trainees Welcome. Miami
area- exp. req. 21 min
age/Class-A CDL Cypress
Truck Lines (800)545-1351
SE NECESITA CHOFER para
dump truck.
Junior Trucking
863-673-1591 or 674-4719
Seeking experienced
plumbing service tech.
Good Pay and Benefits. Local
company. Call 675-8946.
Wanted: Plumber/Plumbers
Helper/Service Tech. Call for
appointment (863)675-1155
Join all the people who
say, "I sold it in the
classifieds"
Need a few more bucks
to purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks whe you
sell your used Items In
the classifeids.


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La. I yr oTnenirCe" rrt.rr-o Malll ,rnl, .,e gr-ad oe
SSuppcrr RA 1 -Lr h, n ajrea F-L P L.,:en.e n ar
Ieai I .,r ipenerrn.e r -aa r r 'dt eniis
LPN I &
"FL LPN Liz I.' Cer,. Prc.' cIr. ,r, V Tnerjpy
ri Fu.Il Part T7.re %& IArrd.ern FPMri.,i.n A.aii'tle
O.R. Staff Nurse
-FL RP- La. ACLS PALS .e.--rfed.
C ,. 0 R. dejr1ed but nCt treqrd
Respiratory Therapist
Per Diem CR r ,r FP T pre rre* d eh rr r,,n'ir u- o
(2l )ears esper. Tdn.:e n sr.du ii nd r-enera. patienr ca.-i
BLS and ACLS a-are mqi- 24 010 HR
Per Diem Pharmacy Technican
Appbcani shculo nre : roan Main da Coer,. irr) t.k
ground Exp iT c.rnp ,r-tal i0 eduL-atikn irdarrinir Hlr
e.p rn ine A.eldtArcre feJ prei I'.p Pr a.rnadi.- T'ch
-5cie'aulr require. eke.nd n-ia /,; hirJ l :.
Full Time Patient Accountm Representative
preferred Mi ;; .-,:,.;'JdgiaLie c" i.nud ,'i'
Full Time Certified Dietary Manager
Idea c&ndidare Al ha..e I .-r eji s D, ir. Afr Cerr
Famiiareny irth .aniia,-i,,n and .air. r..nra, aidndrd'
req ,a t pe2r, rm hne eoo'rg c nf .. ne e a
Director of Quality Improvement
Respcn.tbJl-e1i: .-'i) in-.ude mcr.nl-ir#r nrid .:.-ordnir f
pairent care sc,-ssiri opparr,,ri.l- rt> ,atipruvirii qu.iJi/s
O :.ar de,?lvreo bt mainnrinna perf:.crr ce .mprc.'e
menr in ccurrcr.tor. A ,h c, ui. ihiaii.r, re l-e.v j rianm
Appl.anft hold h.. e csrrsrr ,P" F.' L.r.,nse pnor
Qudlin ,Wnager.err erpa-iBne; 5 .ear' J.n.ca) f.pen.
ence and JnG. leoae ni JSt.t ..nd Fereral
regianrions L.cen-,re e riica -,n ir r:K Af.ar.age.,ien.
per FSS#62'5 99J Freierrwd bui nor .,iarf.onr,..
Competitive Salary Excellent Ber.ef is -
Clinical Ladder Program Education Assistance
Phone: 863-902-3079 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE


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PEDIATRIC NURSE

Needed for Care Mobile and Clinic work.

Experience required and bi-lingual skills a plus.

Excellent salary and benefit package.

Call: 239-658-3037,
fax resume to: 239-658-3078
or e-mail @ jmimares(ocollier.org.
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RN'S/LPN'S /MA'S

Current openings in our JCAHO-accredited,
multi-cultural, out-patient clinics include:
* Pediatrics
* Women's Health
* HIV Clinic
* Family Medicine
We offer competitive pay, great benefits &
the opportunity to be part of a recognized
Innovator among community health centers.
New grads welcome --- we will train.
Bi-Lingual Skills a plus.
Fax resume to 239-658-3088
or call Susan @ 239-658-3097


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Financial


$50,000 FREE CASH
GRANTS*****- 2005! Nev-
er Repay! For personal bills,
-school, new business. $49
BILLION Left unclaimed from
.2004. Live Operators!
(800)785-6360 Ext #75.
FREE $$ CASH $$ GRANTS!
For 2005. Never repay. For
Personal Bills! Home buying!.
School! New Business!
$5,000-$500,000. Live Op-
erators! (800)860-2187 Ext
#116.
TOP DOLLAR CASH PAID.
Seller-Held REAL ESTATE
Notes. Old or New. Residen-
tial & Commercial. FREE
Analysis & quote. FAST,
professional service. LINDIE-
MAE INC. (386)517-6777 E-


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Oppotunties030


#1 CASH COW! 90 Vending
Machine units/You OK Loca-
tions Entire Business
$10,670 Hurry!
(800)836-3464 #802428.
$50,000 FREE CASH
GRANTS*****- 2005! Nev-
er Repay! For personal bills,
school, new business. $49
BILLION Left unclaimed from
2004. Live Operators!
(800)856-9591 Ext#113.
ALL CASH CANDY ROUTE Do
you earn $800/day? 30 Ma-
chines, Free Candy All for
$9,995. (888)629-9968
802000033. CALL US: We
will not be undersold!
HELP WANTED Earn Extra in-
. come assembling CD cases
from any location. No Expe-
rience Necessary.
(800)267-3944 ext 175
.www.easywork-great-
pay.com.
Professional Vending Route
and Equipment. Brand name
products, all sizes. Financing
available w/$7,500 Down.
(877)843-8726
(802002-37).
PROFIT NOW! Wrth Your own
Landscape Curbing Busi-
ness Full Training/Support
Complete Business System
CURB APPEAL USA, INC.
(800)710-2872 Distributors
Needed (Se Habla Espanol).


LaBelle
Commons



284 Bryan Avenue
LaBelle, FL 33935
(863)675-5859
Fax: (863)675-5793


CHILD CARE AVAILABLE
in my LaBelle Home
Ages 18 mths. to 3 yrs.
$50. Week & $50 dep.,
Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks
include. Hrs.6:30am-5;30pm
References Available. Call Ms.
Debbie @ (863)675-4568.

LICENSED DAYCARE
6:30am-6:30pm
Calhoun Bryan St
(863)885-1497
**~**************


TRANSFER STATION
& OPERATOR
MAINTENANCE TRAINEES
BIG CYPRESS &
BRIGHTON RESERVATION

HS dip. or GED equiv., FL Dr. Lic.
Operate heavy equipment, Water/
Wastewater experience preferred.
Good record keeping skills.
Familiar with solid waste mgmt.
systems pref. (Transfer Station .
Operation), onsite recycling.
$10.00 per hour, Excellent benefits
(401K, medical, dental).
Fax resume/applications to:
(954)967-3477


COMPUTER SERVICE


trouble shooting, set-up,
up-grades, systems built,
tutoring.Win.95,98,
S2000. ME, XR licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925


SALLY MAE
DISC JOCKEY
Music for all occasions:
weddings, parties,
quinceaneras. 675-1625.


DELIVER OUR PRECIOUS
CARGO: Be a Hendry
County School Board Bus
Driver. Contact the
Transportation Dept. at
863-674-4115 or
Cheryl Jameson at
jamesonc@
hendry.kl 2.fl.us


MOLINA'S
SOD & LANDSCAPING
(863)673-4091
Free Estimates


GONZALEZ
LAWN/LANDSCAPING
Also do handyman jobs
f863)675-1166
(863)673-6388


DIVORCE$275-$350*COV-
ERS children, etc. Only one
signature required! *Ex-
cludes govt. fees! Call week-
days (800)462-2000,
ext.600. (8am-7pm) Divorce
Tech. Established 1977.


WE BUY ALUMINUM, ALL
KINDS Copper & Brass.
Closed Sunday. Call first
863-675-8760, 257-0879


Higgin's Tree Service
2-5 years experience. Free
estimates. Lie.& insured.
Call 863-675-3955.


Merchandise


Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
BIcycles 530
ol & Magazines 535
Buding Materials540
BsiRness Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
CI Glasnare, Etc. 560
Catli; 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
.Drep.i Urns I Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fxture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
FuNr 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Leatihg Equipment/
loppllbe. 625
Hoiushhbld Items 630
Jewelry 635
tamp/Lights 640
Luggage 645
MeIa Items 650
MIscelaneous 655
Musical instruments 660
Ofcfle Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Potograpy 675
Plmbt plies 680
Poals'& Supplies 685
f*ta"uriat-

M .achlnes 700
fprtn-Goods .705
levisio/Radlo -715
.ire!t : .720
Ir -.-"-. 725
tatw & Games 730
WV ,,0.': .. 735
aited to.Buy 740


Air1
Condiioner 050


AIR CONDITIONER -'05 York
3.5 ton package unit w/ heat
$1375 (954)309-8659


Employment
FnullTme 01,11


HALL TREE- Oak, with bench.
Umbrella holder & hat
hooks. $1200.
(772)489-6837


-mplances


MAGIC CHEF- Frost Free.
$100. (863)763-7989
RANGE ( Roper) REFRIGERA-
TOR (Frigidaire 17 cu63 ft )
white, $300 for both.,
(863)467-3645.
REFRIGERATOR- 19 cu. ft.,
Frostfree, asking $75.
(863)675-0104.
STOVE & HOOD FAN- Elec-
tric,Brand new. Never used.
$250. (863)763-7950
WASHER & DRYER- Ken-
more, matching set, excel-
lent condition, $220 for both
(863)675-5089.
WASHER- front end loader, 4
yrs old, paid $600 sell for
$300 or best offer, works
great (863)697-6851.
WASHER
Kenmore, works good $50
(863)467-6434


Buildings -


BUILDING SALE! "Rock Bot-
tom Prices!" 20x30 Now
$2900. 30x40 $5170.
40x50 $8380. 40x60
$10,700. 50x100 $15,244.
Others. Ends/accessories
optional. "Priced to Sell!"
Pioneer (800)668-5422.


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METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
Toll Free (888)393-0335.
ROCK: Up to 3".
Packs well on drive areas.
$144/load or $8/yard
loaded on your truck.
Caloosa Shores on CR-78.
(239)728-5481
ROOF PANES (4) Foam.Insu-
lated. 3'6"W x 25'L. $720 for
all, will sep. (863)357-3439


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BABY ITEMS boys clothes,
toys, too many to mention
$100 for all or will separate
(863)357-2863
BABY ITEMS crib w/ bumper
guard, highchair, 2 bags of
baby clothes $175 or will
sep (863)697-3945


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CREWEL EMBROIDERY PIEC-
ES (5) Colorful. From the 70's.
Finished, but need framing.
$10 all. (863)983-1848
PORCH ROCKER- Old, Alumi-
num & wood. With redwood
finish. $15. (863)983-1848


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DELL COMPUTER- Windows
XP 256 MB Ram, Monitor,
Keyboard, Mouse & Lots of
games $150 863-843-0158.


ANTIQUE COUCH
circa late 1800's, needs some
work $150 (772)418-0018


BOXSPRING& MATTRESS
Very Good Condition $50
(863)675-0969
BUNKBED
Full futon bottom, twin top,
black metal frame $100
(863)467-6434
COFFEE TABLE, 2-End tables
& Sofa table, chrome &
brass w/glass tops.
$300./all. (863)674-0467.
COMPUTER DESK
& Headboard $75 for both or
will separate (863)697-3945
DAYBED W/MATTRESS-
white, good condition, $50.
(863)467-7170.
DINING ROOM CHAIRS (4)
Light oak, good condition $75
(863)675-8760
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
6'long, light oak color, $85
(863)357-2863
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER-
Solid Oak. Holds TV, Stereo,
CD/DVD. 70"W.x 60"H x
24"D $300. (863)763-1457
EXECUTIVE DESK- oak, large,
$250 or best offer, located
in Ft. Drum. (863)763-8613.
HIGH BACK Wicker Chairs, (3)
Good condition, $36 will sell
separately. (863)467-5477.
LIVING ROOM SET: Sofa & 2
Chairs. Very good condition.
Tan w/brown print. $125 for
all. (863)675-2285
MATTRESS AND :BOX-
SPRING- Serta, King size,
$150. (863)227-6210.
ROCKER/RECLINER- very
good condition, $30 or best
offer. (863)673-3334.
SOFA BED- floral pattern on
light beige background, like
new, $350. (863)763-6342.
SOFA, Chair, Coffee Table &
glass top table, $250.
(863)635-4478
SOFA, RECLINER & CHAIR,
Neutral colors. Only 2 years
old. $500 (863)673-0637
SOFA, Sleeper- Solid Leather
Great condition $150.
(863)467-2930
WATERBED- King size, Every-
thing included. No head-
board. Great condition.
$100. (863)763-6909.
WATERBED- King Size, mo-
tion free, mattress, liner and
heater. $50.
(863)357-4463..


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CLUB CAR, '97- Exc. cond.,
good batt/charger, $1599.
(863)697-1350/763-2063.
EASY GO Good cond. good
battery & charger. $799.
Neg. (863)697-1350 or
(863)763-2063.
GOLF CLUBS, 3 Sets. $75 for
all, will sep. (863)675-1634


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SHOTGUN 410- double barrel,
ood condition, $375.
(863)467-1761.
TARGET PISTOL- C57 Mag-
num, 6 shot, Western Style,
$350. (863)467-1761.


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STATIONARY EXERCISE BIKE
Pro Form, Tailwind 11 $50
(863)612-0046


Do-It-Yourself Ideas


Farm-Style Windmill
Built primarily from fir plywood, this decorative
farm-style windmill responds to even light breezes
with 12 smooth-spinning blades and a vane. Its
blade hub turns on a ball bearing attached to a shaft,
and the shaft, blades and vane pivot on a lazy-susan
bearing. The completed windmill stands nearly 7
feet tall at the tip of the uppermost blade and mea-
sures about 20 inches wide at the base.
Farm-Style Windmill plan (No. 695)... $9.95
Windmills Package (No. C147)
Three projects incl. 695 ... $21.95
Catalog (pictures hundreds of projects) ... $2.00
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COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR -
HEALTH (Medical & Health Services Manager L-1) (#64029893)
The Department of Health has an opening for a
County Health Department Director for Hendry and Glades Counties.
Annual Salary range is $120,000 $140,000.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A physician licensed in Florida pursuant to Chapter 458 or Chapter 459
of the Florida Statutes who is trained in public health administration.
Five years progressively responsible experience in public health practice,
with management responsibilities in two or more areas of public health desired;
Five or more years of supervisory experience. Experience in grant writing,
public speaking, working with elected officials and the media.
Experience in quality improvement techniques, directing, planning, organizing,
developing, monitoring, budgeting, and human resource management.
Knowledge and experience in essential public health services.
Demonstrated knowledge of health policy issues. Proven professional writing skills
and experience in grant writing. Experience in Bioterrorism and Disaster Response.


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CLEANING
Reasonable Prices
Call Marsha or Brenda
863-675-2034
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NEW CARRIER 10 SEER 3 Ton Model#50ZP036-311 Straight
Cool-R22 Package Unit, with 10 KW Heat Option.5 year
Factory Warranty. Retail: $1850.00 Sale Priced: $1250.00
NEW CARRIER 10 SEER 2.5 Ton Model#50ZP030-311 Straight
Cool R-22 Package Unit, with 5 KW Heat Option. 5 year Facto-
ry Warranty, Retail: $1650.00 Sale Priced: $1000.00
These are surplus units and need to be moved for incoming
inventory. These are current models still available from Carrier
and not closeout's.
NEW CARRIER 10 SEER 2.0 Ton Heat Pump Model
#50ZH030-311 with 5 KW Aux Heat Option. This unit is new
and never been installed. It has cosmetic damage to the
exterior cabinet that occurred during shipment. Unit is perfect
with the exception of the minor damage. Full 5 YEAR factory
warranty! Retail for this unit is $1980.00 Will sell for $980.00!
Perfect for a Park Model!
Installation is an additional charge To inspect them or obtain
further information, please contact Chuck or Karen at Cox NC
and Electric, Inc. Labelle, FL 863-675-0022


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ROOF CARRIER: For Luggage.
Hard. 15 cu. ft. Good condi-
tion. $75 (863)610-0732
Find it faster. Sell it sooner
in the cassifieds


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Run your ad STATEWIDE!!!
For only $450 you can place
your 25 word classified ad
in over 150 newspapers
throughout the state reach-
ing over 5 MILLION readers.
Call this newspaper or Ad-
vertising Networks of Florida
at (866)742-1373. Visit us
online at www.florida-classi-
fieds.com;: Display ads also
available.
The Lowest Prescription Pric-
es LESS THAN CANADA.
Global Medicines, Arizona
Physician owned. Free
phone call to verify.
(866)634-0720 www.glo-
balmedicines.net.


I AM LOOKING FOR- Violin-
Fiddler Teacher in the Glades
or Hendry County area.
(863)675-1968.
UPRIGHT GRAND PIANO-
walnut finish, with bench,
needs tuning, asking $150.
(863)675-4912


BILLY GOAT, Playful, 4
months old. $100 Muse
area. 863)675-4981
BULLDOG PUP- Male, no pa-
pers. $200. (863)634-7108
CHOCOLATE LAB, Female, 1
year old w/papers. $250 or
best offer. (863)675-0325
GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS-
AKC reg., 5-males, Ready
June 9th $325. Cash only.
(863)357-3026
JACK RUSSEL PUPPIES 8wks
old by 6/31, tails clipped and
wormed $400 ea
(863)675-4426 pls Iv msg.
JACK RUSSELL PUPS- shots
& wormed, $200.
(863)673-5370.
LOP BUNNY, Cute. Muse
area. $6. (863)675-4981
RED HEALER PUPPY
Full blooded, no papers $100
call anytime (863)697-3346
SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPS
3 Males, 1st shots
& wormed. $200.
863-610-9812/763-2749
SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPS
3 Males, 1st shots
& wormed. $200.
863-610-9812/763-2749


DIGITAL CAMERA- Toshiba,
adaptor, case, instructions,
$200 (863)467-0462 leave
message



BATHTUB & SINK
From travel trailer $20 for both
(863)675-8760
TOILETS New, standard size,
never used, $50 each.
(863)227-6210.


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about best buys.

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POOL, Above Ground, 16x32
Ft., Oval. Includes staircase,
pump, filter & all accesso-
ries. $500 (863)675-7321


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ICE MACHINE
Manltowoc 800 with bin
$1495 (239)657-2381


POOL TABLE- 4x8, needs new
liner, includes sticks, balls,
$150. (863)675-4912 leave
message.
POOL TABLE- 8' regulation,
cranberry cloth, ss sides,
accessories included, $1000
neg. (239)770-8488.


iStereo
EqipmentBM


SONY STEREO SYS- AM/FM
Recvr, amp, phono, tape,
5-disc CD, 250 watt Speak-
ers $250. (863)763-1457


RADIO, Old Fashioned Look
Thomas Collectors Edition,
w/cassette. $50
(863)467-4192

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CHAIN SAW- McCullach, new
in box, never used $110,
(863)763-6342
GENERATOR- 3750 watts,
brand new, used less than
2hrs. Paid $425. Asking
$375 863-697-8336
WARREN WRENCH, For a
truck or a 4 wheeler. $100.
(863)357-6202


MINI CHOPPER- Excellent
condition. 6 mo. old $500.
Firm.(863)697-1702
863-467-4041


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WANTED: FL ART
A.E. Backus, H. Newton,
Highwaymen Art.
(772)562-5567

Agriculture

F;

hr4 .as Tr n 745
; Rar~i' j st 5

Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 8d0
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865


CHICKEN COOPS (4) 10X10,
all pressure treated, $3500
value will sell $1200 you
move,. (863)467-5906


OKRA
(863)675-2006

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Saddle, Veach, western,
16 in. seat, 3.mos. old,
$1500. 863-467-2104 or
772-341-3707


RAIL ROAD TIES FOR SALE:
Approx. 200. $1400 for all,
will sep. (863)357-6202


GEESE (African & Tufted)
mating pairs & gosling,
CHICKENS- laying hens &
chicks.
DUCKS- adults & ducklings
RABBITS- mature rex & mink
plus bunnies.
(239)728-6629 ALVA


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SCOWDEN STORAGE
Across from LaBelle Airport
"Always Room For 1 More"
2 locations to serve you:
LaBelle & Lehigh
Great Rates! Easy Access!
24/7, Lighter & Secured
1-800-659-5654


Real Estate


Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale1015
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property- Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Property Inspection1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080


IN THE COUNTRY
Yet..Close to Town!!
Spacious 2BR/2Bath.
Oversized garage,
huge lanai, fenced yard.
Choose your flooring colors!!!
Ready to move in, won't last.
$169,900. (863)675-0779
(Owner/Realtor)
LABELLE
NEWHOMEBUYERS
Finish Off That Purchase Right
Visit us at.
Whites Furniture &
Appliances
1060 Highway 20 South
LaBelle (713)675-0717.

LABELLE, Very Nice Area,
Beautiful 3BR w/hard firs. 1
BA w/surrounding tile firs.
Kit., D/R, Carport w/laundry
rm, Beautiful Old Oaks,
Palm, Citrus. About 1/2
acre. $179,900. By Owner.
(863)675-8038..


"TEXAS DEER HUNTS"
Running Wild Ranch
www.runningwildhunts.com
(325)624-5479

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LaBelle (3 mis. south)
-2 acres, on paved road, all
utilities. No Trailers or Brokers.
$95,000 (954)522-0552
*LAND FOR SALE*
41.4 Acres in Hendry
County. Could Divide.
Call 239-657-5654
Port LaBelle & Sebring
Lots for Sale
239-657-5654 or
239-564-1465


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Realty &
Moqage..

Pilu.sip t h tI50 hay IyW
863.674-011
3BR/2BA home includes
IBR/IBA mother in -
law quarters. Won't last
longs! 5157,900.
Horse country ('0O Ac)
fenced & crtos fenced (2)
offices, 2 pole
barns/horse stalls, sever-
al out huilldings, manu-
fratared hsone-. 5899,900.
MlanIufactured home
located on 2.5 ac. Young
orange grove w/new
irrigation system, pole
barn w/work shop.
:lnccd $250,.000
Great pool home 3/2
with family room large
patio. A great buy for
$279,900.
1 acre homesite in a
growing area. $159,900.


Okeechobee Livestock
Market Sales every
Mon. 12pm & every
Tues. 11am. 763-3127
Shop here first!
The classified ads


Rentals


T g RENT


Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos/
Townhouses Rent920
Farm Property -
Rent 925
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent 945
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
Rent 960


LABELLE- Huge unfurn, effi-
ciency apt., on River, in Ft
Denaud. Pool, laundry, dock,
utilities Incld, $650/mo.
Avail July 1. (863)674-0281


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LABELLE, for lease, 2 bed-
room, 2 bath. This condo is
fully furnished and features a
Florida room. There are too
many extras to list. Please
call 863-612-0000 for details.
Home & Ranch
Real Estate Co.
NORTH FT. MYERS, for lease,
riverfront condo, 2 bedroom,
2 bath is fully furnished and
features many extras. Please
call 863-612-0000 for details
Home & Ranch
Real Estate Co.


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CITRUS GROVE FOR LEASE
11/4 Acre, Fort Denaud
Call for more information.
(239)992-2904


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LABELLE- Country Village,
very nice, 2BR, 2BA, huge
Family Room, Must have
sec. & good refs req. No
Pets. Call Margaret Barber
Real Estate (863)675-5968.
ORTONA, 3 bedroom, 2 bath
brick home on acreage,
$950 monthly. Please call
863-612-0000 for details.
Home & Rach
Real Estate Co.
ORTONA, 3 bedroom, 2 bath
wood frame home on acreage.
$1100 monthly. Please call
863-612-0000 for details.
Home & Ranch
Real Estate Co.
One man's trash is
another man's treas-
ure. Turn your trash
to treasure with an ad
in the classified.


Warehouse/Office Space
2500 Sq. Ft., $1500 mo.
WareHouse
1250 Sq Ft. $750 mo
1st, last & security
863-675-1032


College Guy's Need
Roommate. Starting
Fall Semester in Gainesville.
(863)634-1893

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FORT KNOX
SELF STORAGE
New Ig. units avail., air
conditioned & non-air,
each unit alarmed, area
fenced& well lighted,
space for boats, trailers,
RV & trucks. Manager on-
site, 1025 Commerce Dr.,
LaBelle. 863-675-1025.
LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE -
Cowboy Way & Kennedy
Blvd. 5'x10' $32.10 mo. incl.
tax. 8'x10' $42.80 mo. incl.
tax. 10'x10' $48.15 mo. incl.
tax 8'x20'20' $72.75 mo.
incl. tax 24 hr access $25
.returnable key deposit.
863-675-2392.

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Annual Income To Qualify
284 Bryan Avenue
LaBelie, FL 33935
(863)675-5859
Fax: (863)675-5793
Houses & Mobile homes, 2 &
3 BR, Lazy T Ranch. No
dogs. (863)675-1614
LaBelle- 4br, 2ba, w/ den
acre lot w/ swimming pool
$1050 mo w/1st & security.
(863)675-0104


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For only

$10 a week

Call Barb or Dale at
(863) 675-2541
To learn more!
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NOTICE TO HENRY COUNTY REGISTERED/SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS
The Hendry County Building, Licensing and Code Enforcement department have re-
quested the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners to extend the dead-
line to renew your State Registered or Hendry County Speciality licenses. If your
license expired September 30, 2004, your license can be renewed, if renewed
NOT LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2005. Please bring a current copy of your workers
compensation insurance policy, liability insurance policy (with Hendry County
BOCC as the certificate holder), and a copy of the expired license. Registered
contractors, please provide a copy of the current state license, as well. Should
you have any questions, please call the LaBelle office of the Hendry County
building. Licensing and Code Enforcement department at 675-5245 or
983-15 64.
64154 CB/CGS 6/23/05


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FIBERGLASS STAIRS- New,
for mobile home, 5 risers,
$250. (863)467-0506.


state...

675 4550
10 acres with
apprwW ai- on

mile from city limits.
$2,000,000.
3B/2B with 40X60
pole barn, fenced on
paved road in Felda.
4.81 acres. $525,000.
2B/2B mobile on
4.32 acres close to
town. $225,000.


$36,900.

Rodney Murray-
Lic. Real Estate Broker
Assoc: Setih Howard


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MONTURA LOTS FOR SALE
Call Karen Sandelli @
Barton Realty (863)983-6262


BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLI-
NA. MUST SEE THE BEAUTI-
FUL PEACEFUL MOUNTAINS
OF WESTERN NC MOUN-
TAINS. Homes, Cabins,
Acreage & Investments.
Cherokee Mountain Realty
GMAC Real Estate, Murphy
www.cherokeemountainreal-
ty.com Call for Free Bro-
chure (800)841-5868.
East Alabama Mountain Prop-
erty For Sale One hour west
of Atlanta in Piedmont, AL
Great for enjoyment or in-
v e s t m e n t
15-acres-$54,250.00 512-a
cres-$1,485,000.00 More
information Call Gary
McCurdy (256)239-8001.
GEORGIA COAST- Large
wooded access, marshfront
& golf course homesites.
Gated with tennis, kayaking,
& canoeing. Limited
availability- mid $70's & up.
Call today (877)266-7376.
Grand Openingl Lakefront
Acreage from $69,900.
Spectacular new waterfront
community on one of the
largest & cleanest mountain
lakes in Amercal Large, es-
tate-size parcels, gentle
slope to water, gorgeous
woods, panoramic views.
Paved roads, county water,
utilities. Low financing. Call
now (800)564-5092 x198.
LAKEFRONT BARGAINS Start-
ing at $89,900. Gorgeous
lakefront parcels. Gently
sloping; pristine shoreline,
spectacular views. Across
from national forest on
35,000 acre recreational
lake in East Tenn. Paved
roads, underground utilities,
central water, sewer, Excel-
lent financing. Call now
(800)704-3145 ext 617,
Sunset Bay, LLC.
NC MOUNTAIN PROPERTY,
Gated community with pri-
vate river and lake access.
Swim, fish, hike. From
$20,000 to $70,000. Perfect
for log cabin.
(800)699-1289 or www.riv-
erbendlakelure.com.
NEW MEXICO-20 Acres
$34,900. Scenic region,
views, canyons, trees, roll-
ing hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunt-
ing, hiking, horses, great
climate. Power, great ac-
cess. 100% Financing. Call
(877)822-LAND!
Tennessee Lake Property
from $24,900! 6-1/2 Acre.
lot $59,900. 27 Acre Lake
Estate $124,900. Lake Par-
cel and Cabin Package
Available $64,900.
(866)770-5263 ext 8 for de-
tails.


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LOOKING FOR DRY LAND
1-3 Acres. Residential. Rea-
sonably priced. In Okeechobee
County. Call (954)614-0879


MOBILE HOME- 12x64, ready
to move, $4500 or best offer
(863)673-5518.
MUSE AREA '02 DWMH
wide, 5br, 2ba, 2000 sq. ft.,
on .48 acres, nicely land-'
scaped, $140,000
(863)675-4912 Ive message

Recreation



Boats 3005
Campers/RVs 3010
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehicles ATVs 3035


ALUM. V BOTTOM- Chrysler,
14', 25HP, Merc oars, an-
chor & 2 tanks. galvanize
trailer $1495. 302-422-4992
BAJA SIDEWINDER '98
20', 350 V8, Alpha 11/0,
only 141 hours, $15,900
(863)612-0046 LaBelle
BOAT & TRAILER
Galvanized rocket boat trailer
w/ home made boat. $150
(863)763-3822
BOAT TRAILER, 14 Ft. Galva-
nized. Good shape. $200.
863-674-1105.
SEA KAYAK, '98 Perception
Eclipse, paddle, $700.
(863)697-3004.X
WELLCRAFT 18'- CC, John-
son 110 SW, trlr, bimini, fish
finder, bait well, cover,
$4700 (863)599-0923. -


CAMPER TRAILER, 32 Ft.
Good condition. $1000 or
best offer (863)763-8261
COACHMAN 5TH WHEEL RV,
'93- 27', excellent cond,
$5000. (863)697-2180.
CROSS COUNTY RV 1988, 37
Ft. Good condition. A real buy
at $4900. & 23 Ft. RV $1500
Not Licensed for Florida. Will
deliver. Further info call Terry
(561)310-6611 Lake Worth
M/H CAR TOWING HITCH-
Honda, '2000 $100.
(863)675-8168
ROADTRAK 1987 19Ft. Motor
Home, 318 cc eng. 15 mpg.
Excellently maintained. C/Air &
Heat, Appliances, C/C, Suffi-
cient Tankage (Good for over
1 wk. w/out hook up), awning,
nearly new Tires. $6000 or
trade for like value sports car.
Both subject to inspection by
mechanic. (863)675-6073

RV 23' not licensed for road
in FL. Located in Lake Worth
will del. to Okeechobee.
$1500 (561)310-6611 Terry


MarinI
Miselanou 32


PROPELLER, Sensenich, Pad-
die Type for Air Boat, 78x50,
Brand new. $700
(863)824-0963


HONDA SHADOW ACE 1995,
1100 cc's, 13K mis. Blue &
White. Excellent condition.
$4000 neg. 239-728-3283
MOTORCYCLE ENDORSE-
MENT
TESTING- Now in La Belle
For appointment call
239-495-5749


GO CART, 2 Seater, 5.5 hp en-
gine. $350 or best offer.
(863)227-2600
Honda S185, '83, $1500.
(863)675-3121
YAMAHA 350, '86, blue, new
tires, good condition, $1100
or best offer (863)673-8741


LITTLE GATOR-'65,.14', as is
$150. or best offer.
(863)357-0506

Automobiles

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Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Care 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks 4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
Vans 4070


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CADILLAC DeVille- '88,
Champagne, 91M, Runs &
looks great. $2500. or best
offer 863-990-6398 aft 5pm
CADILLAC EL DORADO'79
Biarritz, 350 V8, only 78K mi,
$3,900 (863)612-0046
CHRYSLER NEW YORKER,
'87- 4dr, new tires, asking
$600. (863)612-0657.
FORD.TAURUS, '87 no air,
auto, new tires, low miles,
rebuilt mtr, new batt, $700
neg. (863)763-6396
SATURN WAGON 1993, 4
cyl., Auto., PW, A/C, Looks
& Runs great. $1500 or best
offer. (772)461-2629
TOYOTATERCEL 1983,
4 cyl. Gas saver. Very clean
car. $900 or best offer.
(863)675-2598 Lv. msg
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Wanted DEAD OR ALIVE!
Cars, Trucks & Vans.
Cash paid for some.
7 days per week.
Call (863)673-3642.
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FORKLIFT Clark, 40001b
cap., propane, auto., hard tire,
gov. owned, 2570hrs ex.
cond. $4000 (561)723-5213
OFF ROAD DUMP, Euclid,
runs & operates well, good
tires, good brakes, $9000.
(239)728-5481
SCREENING PLANT, Power
Screen MK II, includes
stacking conveyor & extra
screens. Makes 3 products,
diesel powered, on wheels,
can be towed, good cond.
used daily, $30,000.
(239)728-5481


Golf Carts,
Gas or Electric
Buy and Sell
Call (863)824-0878


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TIRE, Brand New Michelin &
Ford Wheel. $85
(863)674-1105


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i Notice


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Area Housing Commission of Cle-
wiston, LaBelle and Hendry County
will hold the Regular Monthly Meeting
on Thursday June 23 2005 at 50
M. at The Greentree South Commu-
nity 1700 SR 29 South LaBelle, lori-
da, Hendry County.
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct
the general business and consider any
other matter that may be' brought be-
fore the Housing Commission.Any
person or persons wishing to appeal
any decision made at such meeting
must ensure that a verbatim record is
made upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The meeting will include any business
before the "Hendry County Non-Profit
Housing, Inc.1
2060 CGS/CB 4/21/05


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
1983 used American 35 ft. travel trailer,
with attached screen room, vin:
7BA02S401352275. located at Aqua
Isles Mobile Home & RV Park, 900
Aqua Isles Blvd., LaBelle. FL. Sale set
for 06/27/2005 at 10:00 AM, by bid
only, which must be received by
06/26/2005. In addition to the selling
poce, there is an outstanding debt In
ack rent due Aqua Isles in the
amount of $2,459.50. The RV must be
removed from Aqua Isles at buyers
expense. Shown by appointment only.
Contact Dewie Black at
863-675-0205.
61452 CB 6/16,23/05


National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 19-25


In 2004 in south Florida, eight
people were struck by lightning,
but fortunately no one was killed,
This is the first time In more than
30 years in which there have been
no lightning deaths in the south
Florida. Still, the 84 deaths from
1959-2003 in the counties of
Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm
Beach are the greatest total num-
ber of- lightning deaths of any
three contiguous counties in the
United States.
The long-term average of light-
ning casualties in south Florida
are two deaths and ten injuries.
Already in 2005, two persons
have been struck and injured by
lightning, a construction worker
and a youth who was touching a
metal fence in his backyard.
Historically the month of July is
the deadliest month for lightning
strikes in south Florida which mir-
rors the national average. This is
likely related to the fact that July is
the only full month in which
schools are not in normal session
and that the Fourth of July week-
end sees many outdoor events. A
recent study shows that persons
10-to-19 years of age are the most
likely to be killed by lightning in
Florida with those in their 30s the
second most likely group.


Although the National Weath-
er Service does not issue specific
lightning warnings, products such
as the Hazardous Weather Out-
look and the Surf Forecast
describe the dailylightning dan-
ger in south Florida on a three-
tiered scale from low to moderate
to high. However, any thunder-
storm can produce a lightning
flash which can kill you and those
nearby.
Some locations are more dan-
gerous than others. The greatest
number of people in Florida are
struck while near a body of water.
This includes people at the beach,
near lakes and canals, on fishing
piers and in small boats. Another
vulnerable location is an open
area, with a few trees around,
such as a ball field, playground,
golf course or parking lot.
Lightning does not strike just
during the height of the thunder-
storm. In fact, the greatest danger
often.comes with the first or last
flash, when people least expect it.
People should take cover when
darkening clouds appear nearby
and remain there until 30 minutes
after the last clap of thunder is
heard.
Become familiar with lightning
safety rules and save your life or


that of a loved one.

Lightning
Safety Rules
If you're outside, get inside a
building or an all-metal vehicle
...not a convertible.
Avoid leaning against vehicles.
Get off bicycles and motorcycles.
Get out of the water, off the
beach and out of small boats and
canoes. If caught in a boat,
crouch down in the center of the
boat, away from metal hardware.
Avoid standing in puddles of
water...rubber boots offer little
protection.
When there is no shelter, avoid
the highest object in the area.
If only isolated trees are near-
by, your best protection is to
crouch in the open, keeping twice
as far away from isolated trees as
the trees are high.
Avoid hilltops, open spaces,
wire fences, metal clothes lines,
exposed sheds and any electrical-
ly conductive elevated objects.
Put down metal objects like
golf clubs, fishing rods, tennis
rackets and tools.
Do not work on fences, tele-
phone or power lines, pipelines,
.steel fabrications, antennae, or on


roof tops, or other high places.
Stop tractor work and heavy
construction equipment, espe-
cially when pulling metal equip-
ment and dismount, Do not seek
shelter under the equipment.
Tractors and other implements in
metallic contact with the ground
are often struck by lightning.
At construction sites, move to
a location beneath a solid roof.
Avoid openings such as win-
dows or doors.


Don't be under a carport or in
an open garage.
Indoors, stay away from open
doors and windows, stoves,
metal pipes, sinks and plug-in
electrical devices. Stay out of the
shower or bathtub and off of the
toilet. Do not use a corded tele-
phone or computer. Unplug
major appliances such as televi-
sions and air conditioners. Light-
ning can enter the house through
electrical, telephone and plumb-


ing connections.
Persons struck by lightning
receive a severe electrical shock
and may be burned, but they
carry no electrical charge and can
be handled safely. A person
"killed" by lightning can often be
revived by prompt CPR. Other
persons, who appear only
stunned, may also need medical
attention. Do not let victims walk
around.
Give them first aid for shock.


Birthdays


June 24: Sherri Denning,
Ross Adams, Thomas Howard,
Dennison Lockhart, Frances
Myers, Elias Carmona, Sr., Shan-
non McRoy
June 25: Vernice Rowane,
Jennifer O'Bannon, Francis
Kisela, Keitha Daniels, Sharon
Welker, Kenny Pickles, Leroy
Snow, April Wilder, Shila L.
Timms
June 26: Patti Whysall, June
Guy, Ted Yeatts, Lynn Reukauf,
William Anderson, Ken Dooley,
Dennis Nelson, Danny Backes,


Denise Terrell, Randy Kennedy,
Jesse Lee Mendoza, Jacinda
Brook Sheltra, LaDonna John-
son, Varsha Patel, Don Smith,
Jim Conyers
June 27: Ann Holland, Erika-
Beecher, Wayne Lofton, Tommy
Browning, Travis Spencer, Don
Frank, Doug Whidden, Barry
McVay, George Schutt, Ruth
Andrews, Jonathan Calfee, Fred-
die Gutierrez
June 28: Norman Spencer,
Louise Bish, David Wilkison,
German Rosario, Danny Zamar-


ron, Michael Vahle, Amy Lynn
Hall, GariV. Hunter
June 29: Glenna Somero,
Brian Shivers, Hazel Worley,
Roy Wedekind, Jr., Regina
Cockran, Waltraut Beecher, Ted
Yeatts, Stephanie Cantu, Kevin
Kelly
June 30: Sherry Dupree,
Elton Heardon, Diane Cockran,
Lara Conely, Ellen Woosley,
Pauline Cofield, Janis Trahan,
Sara Nelson, David Boone,
Joshua Davis, Pamela Barnard,
Noe Juarez, Jr.


Ib Notice


LABELLE, 1-BR 1-BA, Furn or
non-turn $550 mo. Water &
trash incl. 1st mo. + dep.
req.(863)675-2331
LaBelle, 2BR/1BA, $350 sec.,
$160 weekly, must mow
lawn, a/c. 863-675-3665
Near LaBelle, 2 Bdrm., 1'/2 Ba
on 21/ Acres. 1st & last
weeks rent + sec. dep. No
pets. (863)675-0218
WHISPER CREEK- 1br, Iba,
furnished, $575/mo, 1st &
last, Avail Now
(863)675-4239.


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TRUCK CAP, Leer, High Top,
Fits full size Chevy. Pd.
$1300, Asking $300.
(302)264-1301

WHEELS (3) Alloy, Factory, 8
Lug w/chrome center caps.
Fit '99+up. Ford F250 or
350. $200 (863)674-0481


FORD F150 '98- 4x4, great
condition, $8000.
(863)228-3692.

FORD RANGER, '98- Ext cab,
runs/looks good, $2800 or
best offer., (863)673-3334.

GMC $15 PU, '88- red, runs
good, $1500. neg.
(863)763-1751.


HUNTING PACKAGE $8500
Jeep '88, Cobra trir, tripod, 2
htrs, 2 tree stands, climber.
Call Natalia (954)304-4915


FLATBED TRAILERS
45FT
(863)675-2408


FLAT BED TRAILER- Goose
neck. 18', Heavy duty.
$1500. (772)489-6837

UTILITY TRAILER
w/ running boards & tires
$150 (863)675-0969


CHEVY VAN, '89- w/windows,
asking, beige w/ brown
stipe, runs good, $2500
neg.. (863)763-1751.

PLYM. VOYAGER 1988, Good
engine, no rust, good tires,
power steering leaks. $795
neg. (863)612-0111

PLYM VOYAGER, '87- V6,
AC/PS/CD, new tires, hitch,
runs great, low miles, $1500
(863)763-6205.


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