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Title: The Caloosa belle
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Place of Publication: LaBelle Fla
Creation Date: March 8, 2007
Publication Date: 1972-
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VOL*UM E 85 N B 10THRSAY MRCkH 8 2007


At A Glance


Funds okayed for new EOC


Free HIV
testing Friday
Hendry and Glades County
Health Department will offer
free HIV testing for all on Friday,
March 9, in honor of the second
annual National Women and
Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Free HIV testing will be available
from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30
p.m. at 1140 Pratt Boulevard,
LaBelle; 1100 Olympia, Clewis-
ton; and 956 Hwy. 27, Moore
Haven. Call your local health
department for more details.

Make plans
for Earth Day
All are invited to the 7th
annual LaBelle Earth Day in Bar-
ron Park on Saturday, April 21,
from noon to 4 p.m. The event is
free. Volunteers are needed for
planning. For more information
or to volunteer please call Lois
James at 675-3940.
Actors wanted
Firehouse Cultural Center
for a three-act comedy, April 20-
22 & 27-29. The troupe needs
five women and three men
(20s, 30s and 60s-looking).
Auditions will be at the theatre,
241 N. Bridge St., and Saturday,
March 10, at 10 a.m. or call Terri
863-675-2392.

Actors workshop
Saturday
The Firehouse Cultural Cen-
ter, Inc is hosting an actors'
workshop on Saturday, March
10, at 2 p.m. Greg Rogers, who
does these workshops around
the country, is in LaBelle visiting
family and has generously
offered to do the workshop for
15 to 20 people. Seeing that
space is limited please call
Donna at 863-675-2993 to
Reserve a space. The workshop
should be a lot of fun.
Relay for Life sale
Join Family Eye Care Satur-
day, March 10, from 8 a.m. till
noon for a rummage sale at 100
N Main St. to raise money for
Relay For Life to fight cancer. All
proceeds benefit the American
Cancer Society. For more info
call the office at 863-675-0761.

Auxiliary Deputy
Sheriff Class
Sheriff Ronnie Lee is
announcing that applications
are now being accepted for the
2007 Auxiliary Deputy Class that
is being scheduled for October.
Class application cut-off date is
Friday, June 29. The Auxiliary
plays an important role in law
enforcement and many mem-
bers have moved into an excit-
ing career in law enforcement
after beginning with the Auxil-
iary. Sheriff Lee stated that the
Hendry County Sheriff's Office
pays the cost of the class which
will be held at the Sheriff's
Office Training Facility.
Applicants must be a mini-
mum of 21 years of age with no
felony convictions and a good
driving record. Class size is lim-
ited and those interested should
apply early. For additional infor-
mation, please call Nick Smith
at 673-6106.


Index
Classifieds ..... .16-18
Editorial ............ .4
Speak Out ...........4
Social News .......... 5
Sports ............ 10

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By Patty Brant
Hendry County can begin the
process of building a new Emer-
gency Operations Center (EOC)
in earnest now. With the award
of $1,453,310 (up to $901,512 in
General Revenue Funds and up
to $551,798 in Hazard Mitigation
Grant Program funds) plus
$2,030,336 budgeted from the
county's CDBG Disaster Recov-
ery Initiative, there is now some


$3,483,646 to work with.
The EOC is the central com-
mand post for official activities
during a declared emergency. For
years designated personnel from
essential services, including
fire/rescue, law enforcement,
water, communications and oth-
ers, worked out of cramped
quarters in the sheriff's office
conference room when activated
for an emergency.


A site has yet to be chosen,
but the "most ideal," according
to Hendry County Director of
Grants and Special Projects Ron
Zimmerly, is owned by the
school board in Port LaBelle.
Negotiations are underway
between the county and school
board for that site.
This site is considered best
because is already has close
proximity to water and sewer


Future: The changing face of LaBelle


...- .. Caloisa Bell, Patty Brant
Starlite Plaza

Commercial buildings going up


By Patty Brant
Big changes, everywhere
you look. LaBelle is just not
the same place it was just 20
years ago and residents can
expect a lot more changes,
with more developers big
and small hearing the call to
LaBelle. Just the projects
already on the horizon are
mind boggling.
Starlite Plaza
Located just west of city
hall, on the site of the old Star-
lite motel, project manager
Dan Burke said the first of the
three-part Starlite Plaza should
be open for business in May or
June. Construction began last
November.
The main 10,000 square
foot building fronts on SR 80
and will be the largest of the
three. The first floor will house
various businesses or offices.
The front will be sheathed in
impact glass. The stucco build-
ing will have a metal roof. All
original oak trees but one
remain on the lot.
On the second floor will be
two two-bedroom, two-bath
apartments, one on either end.
There will be two smaller


buildings behind the original
one, each about 5,000 sq. feet.
An alley will separate the larg-
er building from the two small-
er ones.
Parking will be in front of
the main building and in back
of two smaller buildings.
Oakwood Terrace
Oakwood Terrace will be
located at the old Hendry
County Bank drive thru. First
Class Builders, Inc.,is planning
a 1,000-1,500 square foot resi-
dential multi-family complex
with space for retail and
offices on the west side, which
fronts on Lee Street, and a
walking district. The oak-cov-
ered 3.14-acre property will
house three, three-story build-
ings with green space and
buffers. The city commission
will be considering changing
the zoning for this property
from business professional to
Planned Unit Development.
Bonita Bay
Bonita Bay Group's (BBG)
South LaBelle Community has
applied for a comprehensive
plan amendment and Devel-
opment of Regional Impact
(DRI) to begin a multi-faceted


community on SR 29S. The
5,200+ acre site was annexed
into the city several years ago.
The development will include
various residential, commer-
cial and educational compo-
nents including Florida Gulf
Coast University, Edison Col-
lege campuses along with the
Education Center of South-
west Florida, Inc. vo-tech and
middle and high school cam-
puses.
The four-village plans
include various combinations
of high to low residential den-
sity (single family, apartments
and townhomes) and park
areas. There is an expected 25-
30 year build out with a maxi-
mum of about 15,000 homes.
BBG currently has a Devel-
opment of Regional Impact
(DRI) for 1,100 acres.
The company is working
with the City of LaBelle on
infrastructure needs including
roads and utilities the city's
new waterplant may be sited
there and with the school
board. Groundbreaking for the
first phase is expected to be in
late 2009-10.
BBG also purchased the old
See Buildings Page 2


and fiber optics for state-of-the-
art communications. Back up
sites are also being considered.
Mr. Zimmerly said the county
does not have a design as yet, but
a working group is visiting EOC's
in Highlands County, Cape Coral,
Lee and Palm Beach counties to
gather information and ideas.
Although there is no design,
the building is conceived as
about 6,450 square feet with a


total cost of $3.34 million, revised
from the original figure of $3.8
million.
The center will house the
Emergency Management and
possibly E911 dispatch. It will
have to withstand hazardous
materials incidents, hurricane-
force winds up to 180 m.p.h. and
even terrorist-related events. It will
See Plans -Page 2


Alico planning



energy project


Facility would
produce ethanol

By Kristin Hunter
Alico Inc., received a $2.5
million grant to pursue an
energy project whereby they
turn biomass into ethanol.
Seventy-four companies
applied for a total of $15 mil-
lion in grant money and Alico
was one of the chosen few
that received some of that
money.
To be exact, they are one
out of eight companies that
received money to pursue an
energy project of sorts. Their
project will use biomass prod-
ucts to co-produce ethanol
-and electricity at a savings.for
consumers. The facility will
produce ethanol for blending
with gasoline at less than one-


third of the current national
average retail cost of gasoline,
and can deliver "green" elec-
tricity at a cost of five-to-eight
cents per kilowatt hour. Alico
CEO John Alexander wouldn't
say exactly what type of bio-
mass Alico is using, but he did
say that this project has been
in the works for the past three
years and "isn't something
that just happens overnight."
He says they can use anything
living such as trees, leaves,
sugar cane or corn like they
have been doing in Kansas.
He says that they are currently
using a gasification/fermenta-
tion process in which gasses
are filtered or separated and
cooled. The bacteria ferments
the gasses to make ethanol
fuele) to run vehicles. By mix-
See Energy Page 2


Leadership


session hits


halfway mark


By Janice Groves
Another successful session
has been put to rest as the Lead-
ership Hendy & Glades Coun-
ties' "Pioneer" Class' inaugural
season met its halfway mark
Wednesday, Feb. 21.
The 20 participants began
their Health and Education Day
at the Port LaBelle Inn for break-
fast, sponsored by Seacoast
National Bank and Langford
Ford. The class members then
were introduced to a panel of
educators in both Hendry and
Glades counties. Ms. Barbara
Saunders, Executive Director of
Southwest Florida, Early Learn-
ing Coalition; Ms. Lucinda Kel-
ley, Dean of Education at the
LaBelle Campus of Edison Col-
lege; Mr. Tom Connor, Superin-
tendent of Hendry County


Schools,; Mr. Scott Bass, Glades
County Schools; and Mr. Nor-
man "Sonny" Hughes, Execu-
tive Director of the Education
Center of Southwest Florida,
provided an informative and in-
depth picture of opportunities
and challenges facing the
Hendry and Glades education
systems.
A tour of the Edison campus
in LaBelle, hosted by Ms. Lucin-
da Kelley, and the LaBelle High
School campus, hosted by Jen-
nifer Milligan and Aaron Dyes,
both students at LaBelle High
School, and Mr. Daniel Gilbert-
son, LaBelle High School Princi-
pal filled the rest of the morning.
A cafeteria lunch at the high
school was enjoyed by the class
before they headed to Moore

See Leadership Page 2


SAO welcomes volunteers


By Kristin Hunter
Have you ever thought of
working for a State Attorney's
office? Interested in criminal jus-
tice, or just want to volunteer?
Well, here's your chance. The
Twentieth Judicial Circuit State
Attorney's Office serving Char-
lotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry
and Lee counties is in need of
some .good volunteers to help
out with all of their many
demanding needs. These needs
include things such as helping to
find witnesses, filing paperwork,
assisting a victim's advocate in
court, answering the phone or
just helping with whatever
needs to be done. All volunteers
must be at least 16 years of age,
work a minimum of eight hours
per week, have a background


check, be fingerprinted, sign a
confidentiality sheet and take a
drug test. Because the State
Attorney's Office in LaBelle is so
small, it is a great way to get
loads of exposure into how the
law works. You will work with
people in all departments of a
State Attorney's Office such as
Misdemeanor/Juvenile,
Felonies, Victim Advocates, Sup-
port Staff and Investigation/Wit-
ness Coordination. You could
receive training in areas such as
the Traumas of Law Enforce-
ment. The State Attorney's
Office receives cases from law
enforcement arrests or through
a judicial warrant and then
builds enough hard evidence to
prosecute. Cases include misde-
meanors, juvenile cases and
felonies and more specifically


domestic violence, drug arrests,
or sexual assault/battery cases
and more. The State Attorney's
Office works directly with law
enforcement agencies to let
them know what they will need
to have a successful prosecu-
tion.
Norie Haas has been a volun-
teer at the State Attorney's office
since June 2006. Before that, she
was an RN in the operating
room trauma department for 30
plus years. She was at Lee
Memorial Hospital most recent-
ly. She had been working part
time in the trauma department
since her children were born
and just decided that it was time
to retire from that type of job. At
Christmastime she decided to
See SAO Page 2


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From left: Director of Victim Services/Volunteer Coordinator
Nancy Cruz, Office Manager over the clerical department Julia
Howard, Assistant State Attorney/Hendry County Office Head
Daniel Cavanaugh and volunteer Norie Haas.


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Energy
Continued From Page 1
ing this by-product it will hope-
fully create cheaper gasoline and
in turn, be a sustainable
resource that will not deplete
overtime like the limited
resource of oil. The idea right
now is to put the ethanol into
gas to make it more efficient.
Some race cars already run
on 100 percent ethanol so it is
possible to do.
According to Mr. Alexander,
the US currently imports 65 per-
cent of its fuel so this will help
eliminate the need to rely on
other countries for so much oil.
This will not only be better for
the environment, but will also
boost LaBelle's economy by cre-
ating jobs. The ethanol plant will
require some one hundred
employees. It will be interesting
to see how this exciting project
pans out for not only the com-
munity of LaBelle, but the US in
general.


Leadership
Continued From Page 1
Haven to visit the Glades County
School Board. Mr. Scott Bass gave a
tour of the executive offices and
School Board Member, Janet Story,
provided the joys, rewards and
challenges of being a school board
member.
Being Health and Education
Day, the group switched to the
health portion of the day for the
afternoon. A short tour and infor-
mation presentation of the Glades
County Health Department preced-
ed a trip to the Hendry County
Regional Medical Center where a
tour of the 56-year-old facility was
hosted by Sue Sealey.
The group wrapped up the day
by listening to a panel of represen-
tatives from the Hendry County
Health Department including: Pat
Dobbins Executive Nursing Direc-
tor; Lynn Thomas, Business Man-
ager; Judy Paskvan, Program
Director for Healthy Families; and
Keith Legg, Environmental Health.
Joe Hosick, Executive Director
Hendry Glades Mental Health; Dr.
James Forbes, M.D., and Mr. Craig
Cudworth, Hospital Administrator


Plans
Continued From Page 1
be required to remain completely
self sufficient for at least three days,
with a generator, fuel and other
necessities. A communications
tower will also be located there. It
will also be equipped with a state
of the art, high tech information
center including video links to the
national weather service along
with barracks-style sleeping
arrangements and full cooking
facilities. The site will be fenced
and gated.
Mr. Zimmerly expects the new
EOC to be complete in about two
years although it could take up to
three.
An EMS substation may also be
located adjacent to the new EOC.

In other business:
ended the lease to Nobles
Senior Center and subleased the
center to Hope Connections for $1
peryear.


Almanacs


Widow's Support Group
The Widow's Support Group
will meet at Michelle's Southern
Dining Restaurant March 15, at
11:30 a.m. for lunch. All widows
are welcome.

St. Patty's Day
dinner and sock hop
The American Legion have a
corned beef and cabbage dinner,
Elvis show and sock hop on Satur-
day, March 17. Dinner will be
from 4-7 p.m. and is an $8 dona-
tion. Elvis starts at 7 p.m. for an
hour, then rock and roll at the
sock hop. No cover charge. Come
join them.

Apply for Rotary
scholarship
The LaBelle chapter of Rotary
International offers a $3,000 col-
lege scholarship to a worthy local
student every year. The scholar-
ship is available in $1,500 incre-
ments over the student's junior
and senior year of college. The
requirements for applicants are:
(1) LaBelle High School graduate,
(2) completed two years at Edi-
son Community College (ECC) as
an Isabelle Curtis Memorial Schol-
arship recipient, (3) overall GPA at
ECC above 3.30, (4) demonstrat-
ed civic involvement and charac-
ter, and (5) accepted to attend a
Florida public university. Interest-
ed students should send an e-mail
with their name and e-mail
address to the following address:
jfla@71 lonline.net to request an
application. The application
deadline is April 23, 2007. An


SAO
Continued From Page 1
retire from being an RN and take
something part time where she
could continue to give back to
society. That's when she saw an ad
in the Caloosa Belle to be a volun-
teer at the State Attorney's office
and she thought it would be an
interesting job. When asked what
she has learned she said that it is a
real eye-opener to see what all
goes into the prosecution process.
She said before she started volun-
teering there, she really had no
clue how the system works but
now she understands a great deal
and thoroughly enjoys the job.
Volunteers are also needed in
Glades County as well. The LaBelle
office hours are Monday-Friday
from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and the
office is located off Cowboy Way in
front of the Dallas Townsend
Building at 1045 Pratt Blvd. For
more information about volun-
teering please call the office at 674-
4033 and ask for Julia Howard or
Daniel Cavanaugh.


were panelists discussing hospital
and medical services.
Ms. Glenda Wilson, Director of
the Hendry County Regional Med-
ical Center Foundation, and Neftali
Fernandez, MD, both members of
the "Pioneer" Class for the Leader-
ship Hendry and Glades Counties,
provided their expertise in helping
coordinate the panelists and their
sessions.
Both counties are becoming
actively involved as this program
progresses with experts in their dis-
ciplines providing information to
enhance the subject of the day.. The
leadership program will continue
in March with a Growth Manage-
ment Day, April for Water and Envi-
ronmental Issues Day, and May for
a Civic and Cultural Day. A Gradua-
tion and Recognition event will
take place in June. Facilitators and
participants will be recognized for
their contribution to make this
Inaugural year a success. Plans are
already being made for next year. If
you are interested in participating,
sponsoring or facilitating a portion
of the Leadership Hendry & Glades
Counties program, contact Janice
Groves at 863-675-6007 for more
information.


are considering a joint meet-
ing with the Glades County Board
of County Commissioners April 19
at 6 p.m. at the Dallas Townsend
Ag Building.
County Planner Vince
Cautero received direction on the
county's interlocal agreement with
the City of LaBelle concerning
unincorporated areas close to the
city. The board approved the fol-
lowing suggestions: invite city offi-
cials to all pertinent discussions of
the West LaBelle area comprehen-
sive plan amendments; have staff
continue to attend city code review
meetings; review all zoning dis-
tricts within 750 feet of the city,
sharing all pertinent information
with the city; submit all applica-
tions for development within 750
feet of the city to city staff for com-
ment, requesting the same from
the city; and meet regularly with
city staff regarding the county's
Evaluation and Appraisal Report of
the Comprehensive Plan.
The next regular county com-
mission meeting will be at 5 p.m.,
Tuesday, March 13, at Clewiston
City Hall.


interview will be held with the top
candidates.

Barron
Library meeting
The Barron Library Board of
Directors invites you to attend its
annual meeting Tuesday, March
13, at 7 p.m. Reports will be given
by the Board of Directors.
Refreshments will follow.
Your continued support, both
financially and otherwise,
remains very important to the
success of the library as we pre-
pare for the future. A donation of
$5 or more will entitle you to
vote at the annual meeting and
will make you an official Friend
of the Library.
ABWA to meet
The meeting place has tem-
porarily changed: The Caloosa-
hatchee Charter Chapter of the
American Business Women's
Association will be held at the
First Baptist Church Social Hall at
6:30 p.m.
Revival planned
Eastside Baptist Church is
having a revival beginning March
11, in the morning worship serv-
ice at 11 a.m. The revival will
include the Sunday night service
at 6 p.m. and continue with serv-
ices Monday- Wednesday at 7
p.m. Brother Fred Lindsey from
Oklahoma will be the speaker.
There will be special music each
day and blessings for everyone.
All are welcome. For more infor-
mation, contact Pastor James
Caves at 813-465-0703.


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.. Barron House on SR 80E which
is currently used as office space.
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.v -finalizing plans for that property,
which is to include some com-
p, '1 mercial as well as residential.
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Deputies

recover

stolen items

According to Sheriff Ronnie
Lee, on Feb. 25, Hendry County
Sheriff's Deputies Donald Davis
and Christian Buchhofeer,
observed a 1996 Plymouth Cara-
van parked at the Prime Time Shell
Station on State Road 80 in LaBelle.
Since all lights were off, and the sta-
tion was not open for business, the
deputies inquired at to why the
vehicle was parked there. Deputies
observed several items in the back
of the van and, after further investi-
gation, determined the items to
have been stolen.
Two trucks parked at 400 5th
Avenue in LaBelle and a truck
parked at the LaBelle Motel had
been burglarized and the items in
the van were the items stolen out
of these trucks. Deputies recov-
ered a Echo Chain Saw, 5 gallon
can of gasoline, Rotating Laser,
four 12 pack of soda drinks, two
cases of bottled water, and a bag
of charcoal. Marshall Edwin Seitz,
age 34, of LaBelle, was arrested
and charged with three counts of
Burglary of a Conveyance and
three counts of Larceny. Bond
was set at $55,500.

Birthdays

March 8: Patty Guy, Bonnie
Hanshaw, Bobbie Spratt, Alma
Gimlick, Mimi Leschewski,
Loretta Ruble, Brenda Knoter,
Jeanie Knoter, Jerry Jackson,
Steven Hawkins, Ann Marie
Whidden
March 9: Glen Gary, Ralph
Taylor, Ray Johnson, Craig
Davidson, Terry Clark, Katrina
Furman, Gertrude McMahon,
Paul Jenkins, Jr., Gladys Miller,
Lois Gayle, James D. White, Vic-
tor Roa, John Christopher Mer-
ritt, Cullen.Jenkins
March 10: Shellie Schmidt,
Carol Lippencott, Carolyn Finks,
Joe Spratt, Susan Spencer, Jamie
Keller, Leland Hill, Richele Steed,
Donna Alexander
March 11: Michael Hoge, Jack
Clement, Jim Dana, Peggy O'Fer-
rell, Troy Spencer, Brett Basquin,
Joe Bowman, Bob Behr, Jack
Harrison, Lynn Davidson, Dub
Snow, Johnnie Whidden, Joy
Sargent, Lora Sells, Danny Whitt,
Jeffery Carpenter, Ileanna
Ramirez, Jovita Williamson, Kay
Sanborn
March 12: Bill Gasjl irs,.-Bar-
bara Thomas, Ginny Willis, Sal-
lie Brown, Stafford C. King, Jr.,
Chencan Fulford, Alicia Bell,
Kelsey Jenkins


Obituaries


Clara Louise Suggs
Clara Louise Suggs, age 66, of
LaBelle, passed away February 18,
2007, in Ft. Myers.
She was born February 28,
1940, in Lantana, the daughter of
the late Mack John and the late
Clara Edell (Boatwright) Rogers.
Survivors include her husband:
George Presley Suggs, son:
Valance Liberty Suggs (Pamela) of
LaBelle, brothers: John Rogers,
Roy Rogers, Melvin Rogers, Kenny
Rogers, all of Live Oak, William
"Buddy" Rogers, Lantana, Clifford
Rogers of VA, sister: Margaret
Rogers, Hypoluxo, four grandchil-
dren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by
her daughter, Terry Lee Suggs and
sister Dora May Conklin.
Cremation arrangements by
Akin-Davis Funeral Home in
Clewiston.

John Dyewood
McLymont
John Dyewood McLymont, 76,
an enthusiastic resident of LaBelle
died
on February
13, 2007, at
home. He was
born on Febru-
ary28, 1930, in
Smithville,
Clarendon,
Jamaica W.I.
His parents
were the late
Basil and Jami- John Dyewood
ma (Henry) McLymont
McLymont, of
which he was the second child of
five.
Given his humble beginnings,
he did not acquire a formal post
secondary education; he attended
the Smithville All Age Primary
School where he grew up and
eagerly grasped the concepts
taught in the academics, especially
math.
John grew up with former
Thelma Lee Gayle in Smithville
and was smitten by her. This
attraction sustained them into
marriage and through the birth of
five children; Fitz, Avis, Louisa,
John Clive and Howard, on to the
celebration of their 50th wedding
anniversary in November 2005.
The early part of these years
saw John as a well liked, conscien-
tious, hard working fireman with
the Jamaica Fire Brigade for 14
years, after which he resigned in
order to bring his family to the
United States. He first came over
after being given the opportunity
by his uncle, Leonard McClymont,
he then later immigrated to the
United States in 1970 with Thelma
and the first four children and land-
ed in New York. He then relocated
to LaBelle in 1975 with Thelma


and his youngest child, Howard,
enjoying the warmer weather and
the more relaxed pace.
Here in LaBelle, he established
himself as a business owner with
the restaurant Shady Oaks on
Highway 80; he was a pioneer in
his own right as being the first
Jamaican to have a business in
LaBelle. He did not stop there, he
then continued on by building and
operating McLymont's Fina Station
simultaneously right next to it. He
also owned a multi-business cen-
ter on Hwy 29, bought and sold
numerous acres of property with
the previous Port LaBelle land
development corporation, General
Development along with privately
buying and selling parcels of land.
He is survived by his loving wife
Thelma, his five children-Fitz, Avis,
Louisa, Clive and Howard, 15
grandchildren, 5 great- grandchil-
dren, brothers; Leonard and Fred
and sisters; Inez and Evelyn, a host
of nieces, nephews, cousins other
relatives and many, many friends.
The viewing was held at the
LaBelle First Church of God, Hwy
80 and Florida Street on Sunday,
February 18, the funeral services
were held February 19, at 11 a.m.
at Lehigh's Lee Memorial Park in
the chapel with the interment at
the on-grounds cemetery; it was
officiated by Minister Chants'
McLymont and the eulogy was
given by Pastor Steve Gornoski of
the LaBelle First Church of God.

Ethel Gay
Ethel Gay, age 82, of LaBelle,
passed away Feb. 21, 2007, in Fort
Myers.
She was born July 14, 1924, in
Greenville, the daughter of Robert
and Ada (Moyer) Youngblood.
Ethel enjoyed puzzles, reading and
loved to go fishing. Most of all she
enjoyed her family.
Survivors include two daugh-
ters: Marsha Harris, Salina Jeanne
Critean of LaBelle; two brothers:
Charles (Lila) "Jake" Youngblood
of Port Charlotte, Robert (Elaine)
Youngblood of North Fort Myers;
and two sisters: Jean Bortz of Cort-
land, OH, and Hazel (Louis) Push-
nick of Las Vegas, NV; and 8 grand-
children
Arrangements by Akin-Davis
Funeral Home- LaBelle.

Christina Stokes
Brown
Christina Stokes Brown, 75, of
Belpre, OH, died Feb. 27, 2007, in
Columbus, OH. She was born July
28, 1931, in Sylvania, OH, to the
Christopher and Alta Russell Miller:
She was a homemaker and a
member of Cornerstone Gospel
Church, Vienna, WV.
Survivors include her husband,


Clarence Brown; daughters: Sue
Kapple and husband Rick of Bel-
pre and Deborah Ballard and hus-
band Clyde ofAlva; nine grandchil-
dren; 16 great-grandchildren;
sisters: Bernice Langham and
Bertha Thebeau, both of Toledo,
OH; and three stepchildren: Trish
Kerns and husband Randy, Larry
Brown and wife Lisa, and Kenny
Brown. She was preceded in death
by her parents; first husband:
Robert G. Stokes; sons: Kenneth
Robert Stokes and Bruce J. Stokes;
three brothers and four sisters.
Graveside services were held
March 5 at Alva Cemetery with
Pastor Mark Wilding officiating.
Funeral services were also held
March 2. at the Leavitt Funeral
Home in Belpre.
Arrangements by: Akin-Davis
Funeral Home LaBelle, Leavitt
Funeral Home- Belpre, OH

Patricia Ann Cleet
Patricia Ann Cleet, age 74, of
LaBelle, passed away February 21,
2007, in LaBelle.
She was born Aug. 9, 1932, in
Rockville Centre, NY, to the late
Richard Merle Poole and Dorothy
Valentine Poole.
Survivors include her daugh-
ters: Wendy G. Arias-Garcia
(Jimmy Garcia) of LaBelle and
Patricia Brooke North-Rivet (Scott
Rivet) of Cape Coral; brother:
Richard Merle "Dick" Poole and
wife Nancy of Texas; grandchil-
dren: Adrian A. Arias, Arian A.
Arias, Azuree A. Arias, Alex A.
Arias, Arric A. Arias, Ryan Eric
North, Vivian R. Rivet and Brid-
gette C. Rivet and nephews: Lenny,
and Tommy Poole. She was a
beloved mother, grandmother, sis-
ter and aunt and will be greatly
missed by her family.
Cremation Arrangements by
Akin-Davis Funeral Home -
LaBelle.

Grace Corey
Grace Corey, age 84, formerly
of LaBelle, passed away March 3,
2007, at Katy Christus Katherine
Hospital in Katy, Texas. She was
born May 15, 1922, in Passaic,
New Jersey. She was a resident of
LaBelle for over 30 years and
moved to Houston on Feb. 6,2007,
to be with her son, Arthur and
daughter-in-law, Cynthia. She was
an active member in Carlson
Memorial Church for a number of
years and belonged to LaBelle
Woman's Club, XYZ, Methodist
Women's Club and AARP.


She was devoted mother to
Mary Jane Messenger and her hus-
band George of Whiting, NJ,
Joanne Denice and her husband
Joseph of Riverdale, NJ, Arthur C.
Corey, Jr. and wife Cynthia of
Houston, TX, David Corey of
Prospect Hill, NC, and Drew Corey
of LaBelle. She also leaves, a sister:


Adriana Heller of Cleveland, GA.;
was the devoted grandmother of
16 and great-grandmother of 26.
Her beloved husband of 60 years,
the late Arthur C. Corey, Sr., passed
away in 2004.
A memorial service will be held
at Cresthaven Cemetery, Clifton,
NJ, at a later date.


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left this life due to a heart attack. When the phone call came in the wee hours
of the morning I could not believe what I was being told. This was something
that happened to other people, not our family, we were all in shock.
Jay had so many friends. It seems that there were no strangers in his life. He
wore a smile. Nothing seemed to get him down and he was always ready to
lend a helping hand. Jay was a hard working man and took pride in all that he
did. When he was in high school he worked at Burger King. Jay went to work
every morning before school and then again in the afternoon or evening. He
was no slacker. Jay went all the way through school, first grade through twelfth
and never missed a day.
Jay lived in North Carolina for several years. We really missed him while he
was gone. It was wonderful when he decided to move back "home". He has
an eleven year old daughter, Tiffany, who still lives there. He met his present
wife Cher and they have a beautiful little boy D.J. Jay's time with Cher was cut
short, but they were so happy together, I am very grateful that he had that
time with her and D.J.
Jay's sister, Lynn Music, said that she has learned through the actions of her
brother, that adversities in life are to best overcome if they are used as build-
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proud of Jay's many accomplishments.
I'd like to thank everyone who attended Jay's service, spoke kind words,
sent cards and flowers, phoned or offered their support. You are truly angels
in our time of need.
Thank-you All
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Mike, Marlene, Chase & Mykah Anderson
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BAD FOR BUSINESS: I went up a local thrift store on Friday. I wanted
to buy a bed that was being set up but it didn't have a sticker on it yet. An
employee said it wouldn't be for sale until Tuesday morning, so I told
them I would come back on Tuesday. On Tuesday morning and the bed
already had a "Sold" ticket on it as of Saturday when the store isn't even
open. If they didn't want to sell the bed to me they should have told me.
There were two other people waiting to buy it too who had been told the
same thing.

OLD TIMER'S DINNER: I have been going to the Old Timers dinner
with my mother and father-in-law for quite some time. This was a nice
place that the old timers could go. They like to reminisce and catch up on
important events in their lives. I'm very upset with the young lady that
stood up to scold them like children. You could have gotten your point
across with just a few kind words not a lengthy lecture or reprimand. This
was the sour moment of the evening. I feel very bad for all the old timers
that had to sit through that. You deserve the utmost respect. I'm also upset
with the meal. Who came up with that concoction and where did all the
money go? My family and I will no longer support this event and if I hurt
any one's feelings, just think of the feelings that you hurt.

CONCERNED OLD TIMER: In reference to the Old Timers Dinner:
Who was the young woman who got up and why did she think she had
the authority to get up and interrupt the speaker to reprimand the Old
Timers attending and socializing? She spoke of being rude-well she needs
to look in a mirror! As a life long resident of LaBelle I was embarrassed,
and for the people attending for their first time, what a shock! My family
and I will not be attending next year! A little note about the food my per-
sonal opinion only local caterer's should be used. Traditions are being
broken by people not knowing and understanding the actual history and
Old Timers of this community.

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Make weight loss easier


By Mary Ruth Prouty
An idea to help painlessly with
weight loss meet yourself half-
way.
You can lose weight and still eat
your favorite foods! Just decrease
your portion sizes by half.
For example, if you are used to
eating a whole deli or sub sand-
wich at lunch, just eat half and sup-
plement your meal with raw veg-
gies on the side and finish of with
some fresh fruit. Then wait to see if
you're still hungry. If you pause
after eating the first half and allow
yourself a few minutes to feel sati-
ated, you just may find you're too


full to eat the other half anyway.

Did you know?
More than 10 billion dollars
per year is spent on food and bev-
erage advertising to children and
youth.
3 billion is spent annually on
food product packaging for chil-
dren and youth.
Those monies are to convince
them to ask their parents for those
products.
Many use pictures of fruit and
wording related to fruit.
Is it fruity and healthy? We'll
look at some and see....


Let's try it 'Plain and Thank You


Simple' in Hendry


In this hectic age of high tech-
nology, it's not too hard to believe
that one of the most basic prem-
ises of human behavior has been
lost in the shuffle. Other than
vague references on an individual
case basis, how often do you
hear the Ten Commandments
being mentioned, let alone dis-
cussed, in any public place,
except church?
Well, in the interest of trying to
restore some sense of purpose
through simplification, a church
in Tennessee has come up with a
"Plain and Simple" version of the
Ten Commandments.
(1) Just one God.
(2) Honor your Ma and Pa.
(3) No telling tales or gossip-
ing.
(4) Git yourself to Sunday
meetings.
(5) Put nothing before God.
(6) No fooling around with
another fella's gal.
(7) No Killing.
(8) Watch your mouth.
(9) Don't take what isn't
yours.
(10) Don't be hankering for
your buddy's stuff.
Now that's what I call "Plain
and Simple" with the emphasis
on getting back to the basics that
once prevailed, and provided the
substance and forthright princi-
ples upon which this country was
founded.
If there is to be a lesson
learned from the process of pro-
cedures being exercised in the U.
S. Congress, doing the "people's"
business, it is anything but "Plain
and Simple." During the past
election the newly elected Sena-
tors and Congressmen cited ille-
gals, hurricane recovery and wild
animal assaults in the Everglades
as issues of priority.
After what a friend of mine
who loves Florida feels is a
decent interval for Congress to
act on these issues, he has come
up with he calls a "Plain and Sim-
ple" plan to deal with illegals,
hurricane recovery, and the wild
animal assaults.
As he puts it, he's a man of
simple means and needs, but
when it comes to fences the only


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Get Involved
practical use of a fence is to move
stolen merchandise, but as it per-
tains to controlling illegals, he
suggests a moat all along the
Mexican border.
The excavated dirt from the
moat can be used to restore and
reinforce the levies in New
Orleans, and the Everglades crit-
ters can be placed in the moat.
No more illegal border crossings,
and the money saved can be used
to save the Manatees! Plain and
simple!
I've been following the in-
depth, nationwide search efforts
to qualify and hire a County
Administrator, and would like to
suggest that the BOCC take a look
at a procedure that one of my
past employers found worked for
them.
It follows along the physics
principle of articles left to them-
selves will seek their own level,
and it goes like this when hiring
new personnel: Take the
prospective employees) and put
them in a room with only a table
and two chairs. Leave them alone
for two hours, without any
instruction. At the end of that
time, go back and see what they
are doing.
If they have taken the table
apart in that time, they're engi-
neering candidates. If they are
counting the tiles in the ceiling,
they're Accounting/Finance candi-
dates. If they are screaming and
waving their arms, they are Traf-
fic/Law Enforcement candidates.
If they are talking to the chairs,
they are Commissioner candi-
dates. If they are sleeping, they are
Road & Bridges candidates. If they
are taking notes and writing up
their experiences, they are Elec-
tion Board candidates. If they have
left early, they are Planning/Devel-
opment candidates, but if they tell
you it's not as bad as it looks,
you've got your new County
Administrator! Plain and simple.
Respectfully,
T. W.Bill Neville (Hendry
County Citizen & Taxpayer)


Letters to the Editor


The Doub family would like to
thank the Swamp Cabbage Com-
mittee for selecting our family as
the Pioneer Family of 2007. It was
an honor to-Fletcher and Susana
Doub's children, grandchildren,
great grandchildren, in-laws and
others. As it has been years since so
many of us had all been together,
this was the perfect opportunity to
see each other under happy cir-
cumstances.
Two sisters, Rosa and Julia, and
two brothers, Pete and Johnny,
along with other members,
enjoyed the Old Timer's Meeting
and Dinner. Where else could one
be served fried gator tail, Swamp
Cabbage fritters and Indian Fry

Bread. Thanks to The LaBelle Her-
itage Museum and everyone who
made all this possible. It was great
visiting with old friends and meet-
ing new ones. The only disappoint-
ment to the Doubs was that one
sister, Carmella Doub Magton, was
unable to come from New Mexico.
The Saturday morning break-
fast was delicious, thanks to the
City of LaBelle and caterer Peggy
Hampton. We had a chance to


meet county and city officials, and
the Swamp Cabbage Queen,
Esophia, before leaving the City
Hall for the parade that began at
the Catholic Church.
Rosa's granddaughter, Melissa
Nash Andrews, from West Palm
Beach, furnished the float for the
family to ride in the parade. Thanks
to the LaBelle Chrysler, Plymouth
Dodge, for the use of two convert-
ibles that transported the overflow
from the float.
It was thrilling to see all the peo-
ple lined up on both sides of the
road along the route to the Barron
Park, and to seek out friends.
After the parade, thanks to the
Swamp Cabbage Committee, a
luncheon was furnished for the
family at the Park by the gazebo.
This gave us a chance to visit and
celebrate together. Thanks for the
Pioneer Family plaque, and to
everyone who helped with all the
activities we participated in. It was
a wonderful experience for the
entire family, bringing the young
and the old together. We will cher-
ish the memories and pictures for-
ever.


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So once again, we would like to
thank you all for honoring the
Doub family, and especially Fletch-
er and Susana Doub, who moved
to LaBelle in 1924. They would
have been so proud.
The Doub Family

Animal abandonment
A few weeks ago, someone
dropped off and abandoned two
medium sized dogs on Hidden
Hammock Drive in Fort Denaud.
One was black and one was light
colored, probably a pit-bull mix.
Both appeared properly nourished.
After a couple of days, one of our
neighbors took the dogs to the
Caloosa Humane Society in
LaBelle. Roughly six weeks ago,
another writer told of dogs being
abandoned in Muse. This is a dis-
gusting situation, and it has hap-
pened before in our neighbor-


hood. Anyone who wishes to get
rid of their pets can take them to
the Humane Society, and they will
accept them, and then make every
effort to adopt them out. Only low-
class heartless people will mistreat
their pets by abandonment, possi-
bly allowing them to starve to
death. If anyone reading this
knows who dropped off these
dogs, please call me (I am in the
phone book), or the Sheriff's
office, or the Humane Society, and
report to us who did this. We will
cooperate to prosecute them to the
full extent of the law. Do you have
any neighbors who just had two of
their dogs disappear? Our commu-
nity needs to come together to stop
these people. If they will abuse
their pets, they will abuse their chil-
dren.

Wayne Switzer


Help Healthy Families


make a difference


loannis Gountas, BA, M.S.
Planning Consultant/Public
Information Officer Hendry Coun-
ty Health Department
LABELLE- The Florida Legisla-
ture made a wise decision to invest
in Healthy Families Florida in 1998.
Healthy Families Florida is the only
program in Florida proven to pre-
vent child abuse before it ever
begins. The nationally creden-
tialed, community-based, volun-
tary home visiting program begins
providing services during pregnan-
cy or at the birth of a child.
In Hendry and Glades counties,
Healthy Families is sponsored by
Hendry & Glades Counties Health
Departments and annually serves
210 families and their children.
Each year in 53 of Florida's 67
counties, Healthy Families provides
services to 13, 000 high-risk fami-
lies, while sparing 21,000 children
from injury, emotional and psycho-
logical trauma, developmental
delay or even worse.
An independent five-year evalu-
ation showed that Healthy Families
Florida's participants.have 20 per-
cent less child abuse and neglect
than all families in their target serv-
ice area in spite of the fact that the
participants are at significantly
higher risk for abuse and neglect.
Evidence-based outcomes show
that Healthy Families Florida also
improves the health of mothers
and their children, increases par-
ent-child interaction, and improves
family self-sufficiency. Research


has shown investing in proven pre-
vention programs like Healthy Fam-
ilies will avoid costs associated with
abuse, such as the need for out of
home care, special education, teen
pregnancy, school dropouts, juve-
nile delinquency, and substance
abuse.
The Legislature has continued
to fund Healthy Families, but the
program has gone four years with-
out any increase to address the
escalating costs of providing these
important services. If the program
does not receive a funding increase
this year, the quality of services pro-
vided, and thus the outstanding
results achieved in our community
and throughout Florida will be
severely compromised. Parenting
is a demanding job and parents
and caregivers deserve our sup-
port. Healthy Families has proven
evidence-based outcomes and is
making a real difference. Families
in Hendry and Glades counties
need the Florida Legislature to
invest additional funds so Healthy
Families can continue the great
work of preventing child abuse and
neglect.
For more information on
Healthy Families Hendry/Glades,
contact Judy Paskvan, Program
Director at Hendry County Health
Department, 1140 Pratt Blvd.,
LaBelle. Phone: 863-674-4056 ext
116. For additional information
please contact us at any of our
three sites or via our e-mail address
at: http://doh.state.fl.us/chd-
Hendry/home.html


Sincere thank you
We would like to express our
sincere thanks to Dr. Chow for his
medical care, the entire staff of
Oakbrook of LaBelle for their
nursing care, the members of
Christ the King Lutheran Church
and Pastor Koehler for their spiri-
tual care and all the friends and
family in LaBelle for their many
visits and kind expressions of
sympathy. A special thanks goes
to Indelfonso Chavez for his 24/7
care he provided for our dad that
last several years. May God bless
each of you!
The Family of Hugo Bulmahn,
Gerald & Laurna Bulmahn, Ken
& Sherry Bulmahn, Dennis
& Maxine Nahrwold

Big thanks
A big thanks to all who attend-
ed the Old Timers' Dinner. How-
ever, comments were heard that
"something" was missing," and
indeed it was. In cleaning up after
dinner, the slaw was discovered
still in the fridge, ten gallons of
slaw which somebody had over-
looked. Please accept our apolo-
gies, and we will do better next
time.
LaBelle Heritage Museum


Caloosa Humane
Society Tag Sale
The Caloosa Humane Society
staff and animals would like to
thank the wonderful people who
donated to our fundraiser Tag
Sale that was held Feb. 3. Our
hearts swelled with joy at the
great out-pouring .of donations
and well-wishers. A great big
"Thankyou" goes out to Kay Hen-
dricks, Ann Fielder-Smith and
Mary Bartoshuk for all the help
the day of the sale!
We would also like to thank all
the people who came to the sale
to take advantage of the great
items that were donated. Please
watch for upcoming Tag Sale so
you won't miss the next one!
The Tag Sale was a smashing
success! Thank you for donating
to the animals!
We would also like to thank all
the folks who visited our booth at
Swamp Cabbage this year! We
adopted nine puppies and small
dogs out to loving homes! We
also received wonderful dona-
tions from animal lovers who
couldn't adopt but wanted to help
the shelter care for the many ani-
mals it receives.
Thankyou for your support!


The bridge always seems to be up to let boat traffic
through which causes hundreds of people to be delayed.
One leisurely boater shouldn't cause 100 working people
to be late. How can this issue be fixed?

Dr. Hal Haering said, "There
are a few different options:
#1 to fill the river back in
with rock and limestone and
bring it back to it's natural
level of six inches to three
Feet. That would cut out
some of the boat traffic, #2
to move the bridge and
divert it to Nobles Rd. into
Glades County so that it
gets around Hwy. 78 and
finally, option #3: It's so
simple. Have specific times
Kristin Hunter/Caloosa Bellethat boats can go through.
Have it posted in big numbers on the pilings and ring a
loud bell when it is time for boats to go through. It has
been proven effective in Ft. Lauderdale with the Las Olas
Bridge by opening it every half hour on the weekends and
maybe on the hour or forty-five minute mark during the
week. 90 percent of the boat traffic is leisure anyway so if
they have to wait they can wait for a little while."

Julie Reinard said, "It should
be changed to a span bridge.
That is the only way we won't
have to worry about the
bridge being raised. Having
to worry about the bridge
being up causes such a
domino effect; my clients are
late sometimes because the
bridge is up and if they are
late it puts me behind so
then all the rest of my clients
are late for the rest of the
day."

Daphne Fleming said, "It
shouldn't be opened after
lunch. It's not fair to work-
ers who need to get back to
work on time. People can
plan better if it's open on
the hour or the half hour.
Somebody's going to be
inconvenienced but it
should be the vacationing
boaters, not the townspeo-
ple who are working and
pay for the bridge anyway. I
really hope something is
done because I feel bad for
the people that have to wait all the time."


Kerry English said, "The
hours of operation need to
be changed. It should be
closed from 3-6 p.m. for
rush hour traffic, instead of
2-4 p.m. in the afternoon. I
try to avoid it at all costs.
Those boaters don't have
anything better to do so it
won't hurt them to wait."


Jenny Sabella said, "With-
out going through the
expense and trouble of
building another bridge, the
bridge should simply be on
S t a more strict schedule for
fp,.6 a recreational boaters. (Of
course, emergency and
water management boats
would be allowed at all
times.) It would be great if it
opened twice a day; once in
the morning at 10 a.m. and
once in the afternoon at 1
p.m. that way it doesn't interfere with either the school
buses or rush hour traffic. And then it could be open all
night long from 7 p.m.-6 a.m. If everyone knows what time
the bridge is going up they can avoid getting stuck."


Caloosa Belle, Thursday, March 8, 2007


OPINION







Caloosa Belle, Thursday, March 8, 2007 0


Engagement/Wedding


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Submitted photo/Brenda Strickland
Hunter, Bacik engaged
Brenda and Greg Strickland of LaBelle are pleased to
announce the engagement of their daughter Amy Hunter
to Tyler Bacik of Ft. Myers. Tyler is the son of Cathy
Shields and Randy Bacik also of Ft. Myers. The couple got
engaged November 24, 2006, in Sky Valley, GA. They will
be married May 7, 2007, at Disneyworld.


Witch's

Brew

By Pudge
Lehman
Swamp
Cabbage
Festival time
is over one
more time! For hours after the
parade the traffic was unreal.
Speaking of the parade, it was
impressive, I felt very patriotic to
see the American Legion and
Auxiliary, the DAV and VFW
parading so many flags. This
year I saw many more people
show respect for our flag by
standing and saluting as they
went by.
Hints for those who still write
letters. As soon as you get a let-
ter, address an envelope, stamp
it, and stick a few sheets of paper
inside. When you are waiting in
the doctors' office or on a plane
you can fill that dead time. Also
you can address and get ready to
mail any cards that should go
out that month and put them
with your bills to be paid. I am
always late with'birlhda.s and
anniversaries. My mom used to
highlight questions asked in the
letters she received so she could
remember to answer them. As
long as my friends have email
they won't get a handwritten let-
ter from me probably as long as
we both shall live.


Amanda and Victor Adame
Adame wedding
Amanda and Victor were joined
in marriage on February 3, 2007.
The bride is the daughter of Juan
and Gloria Silva of Immokalee. The
groom is the son of Victor Sr. and
Olga Adame of Immokalee.
The wedding ceremony was
held at St. Rafael Catholic Church


in Lehigh Acres.
The bride was given away by
her father Juan Silva.
Following the ceremony, a
reception was held in the Bullrid-
er Ballroom.
After a honeymoon trip to Can-
cun, Mexico, the couple will
reside in Immokalee.


Submitted photo/Mary Sue Smith
National Honor Society inductees: Maamoon Abueluf, Lindsey Atkins, Alyssa Boutwell,
Blake Broom, Brennan Causseaux, Hobbs Crockett, Bridget Facundo, Irene Garza, Cecilia
Leos, Karina Marinez, Laura Munoz, Stephanie Pack, Kayla Pittman, Chelsey Ramos, Rox-
ana Razo, Michael Reed, Alyssa Rivas, Arianna Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez, Aby Shupe,
Stephanie Vargas, Nancy Vasquez, Jordan Walls and Greg Zimmerly.

NHS inducts 24 members


The 2007 National Honor
Society induction was held at
LaBelle High School Feb. 26.
Mary Sue Smith, NHS advisor,
opened the ceremony and
reviewed the organization's
many community and service
projects this school year. She
congratulated the parents for an
outstanding job of promoting
academic excellence, character,
service and leadership. Jenny
Milligan, president of the LaBelle


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Chapter, took over the induc-
tion. She had written and organ-
ized the ceremony in addition to
designing the programs.
Principal Dan Gilbertson and
Assistant Principal Jane Hatfield
made congratulatory remarks.
There was a reception held in
honor of the new members.


Four senior male members of
NHS displayed their abilities for
planning, decorating and serv-
ing. They were Michael Awbrey,
Wes Crockett, Chad Lutkenhaus,
and Nick Proverbs. The boys did
an outstanding job and every-
one enjoyed their efforts.


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her more fun. Everyone always looks l'orward to working with her
beccaise they know Ihe shift will be a li one.
Ana is a leader among our crew. Shle Ilas beeli a crcw t rainier lor t(lie
past year and goes out of her way to make sure cachl crew person
under her is trained properly on procedures, and she always corrects
a problem she may see. Ana also encourages her teammates to give
the best quality they can in their performance as
well.
Ana has done so well in her leadership among
the crew that in the next 3 months she will be
taking her Serve Safe test, attending Basic Shift
Management class, and will promoted to swing
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THANK Y OU
The family of June Smith would like to express
their deepest gratitude to the many friends,
family and loved ones who helped to console us
in our time of deep sorrow and grief. We can-
not express to all of you how much your
prayers, thoughts, food, telephone calls and
presence has sustained us. A special thank you
to Paul Puletti for the beautiful service, it is
exactly what June would have wanted. To Iris
Davis for being there for us on a daily basis both
before and after June's passing. Thank you to
each and every one of you.
Tommy, Scott, Anna, Wyatt and Morgan






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LHS Future Business Leaders of America LMS Future Business Leaders of America


LaBelle FBLA tops event once again


LaBelle Middle School hosted
the FBLA District 19 Leadership
Conference on Jan. 25. Approxi-
mately 300 FBLA members from
Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee
counties participated in the con-
ference. District President, Robert
Higginbotham, led the confer-
ence.
At this Conference, LaBelle
High School members won in the


following events: Business Calcu-
lations- Tyler Lewis 2nd and Cathy
McVay 3rd; Business Math- Greg
Zimmerly 1st, Joshua Hernandez
2nd, Jaydee Hull 3rd, and Jessica
Baron 4th; Future Business
Leader- Robert Higginbotham
1st; FBLA Principles and Proce-
dures-Chelsea Lewis 4th and
Ryan Higginbotham 7th; Intro-
duction to Parliamentary Proce-


dure- Jamie Batton 1st and Bryt-
nie Jasiak 2nd; Management and
Decision Making- Tanheya Small
and Mike Reed 3rd; Networking
Concepts- Nick Proverbs 1st,
Anthony Hernandez 2nd, Brittany
Baker 3rd; and Public Speaking
II- Stafford King 1st.
LaBelle Middle School winners
were: Business Math 1st Bran-
don Mendoza; Computer Slide


Show 1st Timmy Smith; Proof-
reading & Editing 2nd Chandler
Bridwell, 3rd Chelsea Bridwell,
4th Keilani Hernandez; Public
Speaking 1st Tabitha Parker;
Web Page Creation 2nd Staci
Berg & Monica Ledesma (team).
Congratulations to all the win-
ners and good luck at the State
Competition this in April.


Hoppy Fun at the LaBelle Youth Show


By Sonja Crawford
The LaBelle Youth Livestock
Rabbit and Cavy Show spon-
sored by Mr. Owen Lockey,
Attorney at Law, was held on
Feb. 12, with Jim Roland of Lake-
land, serving as the official rabbit
judge.
In the Pee Wee Rabbit Divi-
sion receiving blue ribbons was
Wyatt Corbitt.
In the Rabbit Division:
Kaleigh Woodard captured the
Grand Champion trophy with
her Black Rex female with
Steven Woosley received the
Reserve Champion trophy with
his Mini Rex.
Kaleigh Woodard received
the first place trophy in the
Senior Fitting and Grooming
division'with Sierra Raso in sec-
ond place and Britney Woosley
taking the third place trophy. In
the Junior Fitting and Grooming
division, Darian Woodard cap-
tured first place with Eddie Rivas
in second place and Kris Rivas in
third winning the third place tro-
phy.
Exhibitors received blue and
red ribbons for each rabbit
entry: Joshua Musgrave 1 blue
ribbon; Stephen Woosley 5
blue ribbons; Britney Woosley -
4 blue ribbons and 2 red rib-


bons; Eddie Rivas 6 blue rib-
bons and 1 red ribbons; Ginnie
Rivas 4 blue ribbons and 2 red
ribbons;- Allyson Woodard 1
blue ribbon and 1 red ribbon;
Kris Rivas 4 red ribbons; James
Bebon 1 red ribbon; Sierra
Raso 2 blue ribbons; Darian
Woodard 2 blue ribbons and 1
red ribbon; Kaleigh Woodard 2
blue ribbon and 1 red ribbon;
In the Pee Wee Poultry Divi-
sion receiving blue ribbons were
Aleigh Hackman, Melanie Miller
and Alexis Miller.
In the Cavy Division: James
Bebon took home the Grand
Champion Rosette for his Ameri-
can Cavy. The Reserve Champi-
on Cavy was awarded to Eddie
Rivas with his Abyssinian Cavy.
Exhibitors received blue and
red ribbons for each cavy entry:
Johnny Bebon 2 blue ribbons;
Stephen Woosley 2 blue rib-
bons; James Bebon 2 blue rib-
bon; Ginnie Rivas 1 blue rib-
bon; Kris Rivas 1 blue ribbon;
Eddie Rivas 1 blur ribbon;
The Rabbit and Cavy 4-H
exhibitors are members of the
Barnyard Buddies 4-H Club led
by Karen Tindall, the Udder Fun
4-H Club led by Marsha Bechtel
and the Pioneer Small Animal 4-
H Club led by Pat Bosley.


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Kaleigh Woodard, Grand Champion Rabbit and Stephen
Woosley, Reserve Champion Rabbit.


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Eddie Rivas, Grand Champion Cavy and James Bebon,
Reserve Champion Cavy.


Top visitor at schools















Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp visited school LaBelle Ele-
mentary School Friday, Feb. 23, while the school
enjoyed its annual SCF mini-parade and festival with
classes performing songs and dances for classmates,
teachers and parents. Lt. Gov. Kottkamp wanted input
from teachers to take back to Tallahassee. He noted the
major issues this year are property tax and insurance
reform. Watching the children performing and interact-
ing with each other, parents and teachers he said, "I
see great progress and I'm proud of what LES does
here."



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LaBelle Elementary School was one of Lt. Gov. Jeff Kot-
tkamp's stops as he toured the state recently. He
arrived just in time for the A school's annual mini
Swamp Cabbage Festival Parade and event Feb. 23.
The parade's color guard enthusiastically waved the
Red, White and Blue as the lieutenant governor did the
honors as grand marshal. He stayed to enjoy perform-
ances by each class. He also toured Upthegrove Ele-
mentary School, getting a first-hand look at a first
grade class, Golden Apple of the Year Teacher Megan

ing for the FCAT. Principal Mike Gann said Lt. Gov. Kot-
tkamp was "impressed" with the campus, the students'
behavior and with the learning going on at the school.
UES is also an A school.
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Almanacs


School Advisory
meeting set
The School Advisory Meeting
will be held at Upthegrove Ele-
mentary School Tuesday, March
13, at 6 p.m. Parents/guardians
and anyone from the community
are welcome to attend.
Scrapbook for Relay
As part of Relay For Life Family
Eye Care will hold a "Scrapbook-
ing To Fight Cancer" workshop at
the Barron Park House on Satur-
day March 24, from 9 a.m.-noon
to raise money for the American
Cancer Society. Bring your sup-
plies and share ideas and create
scrapbook pages to honor loved
ones who have passed away from
cancer or survivors who have bat-
tled or are battling cancer. Tickets
are $10 and can be purchased
from any staff member at Family
Eye Care. Beverages will be
served. All proceeds benefit the
American Cancer Society. For
more info call our office at 863-
675-0761.
MHHS alumni
to hold reunion
On April 14, Moore Haven
High School alumni from 1923-79
will be "Rock-N-Back to the Good
Old Days" as they gather for
another fantastic reunion at the
Doyle Conner building beginning
at 3 p.m. with visiting, picture tak-
ing and memory sharing. By the
way, hugging and kissing are
allowed.
There will be a dinner and pro-
gram starting at 6 p.m. The meal
will be catered by Golden Corral.
If you're ready to "Rock N'Roll"
send your check for $30 per per-
son payable to MHHS Reunion:
Anne Nesbitt, 521 E. Obispo,
Clewiston FL 33440 (designate
steak or chicken). Absolutely no
tickets will be sold at the door.
Deadline for prepaid RSVP is
March 31. Flyers are available at
the Glades County Public Library
in Moore Haven. For further infor-
mation contact Connie Killebrew
at (863)674-1412 or Jeanette
Peeples at (863)946-1788.
Restore the soul
What is inner healing? How
can the hurts of the past affect my
life today? What are God's prom-
ises for my life? Pastor Sharon
Lewis and the Healing Ministry


Submitted photo/Troop 344
Great float
Girl Scout Junior Troop #344's float that won the Youth
Division of the Swamp Cabbage Parade. The troop has
planned the float since November and began working
on the float in early February. The float and sign were
thought of by the girls and they completed the majority
of the float themselves. Troop members are: Itzel Car-
ranza, Lauren Fotta, Caitlin Holt, Audriana Montez,
Amanda Phipps, Rebecca Phipps, Evalena Sabella,
Kassie Squires, Alexis Timms and Kasey Whidden.
Leaders are. Ramona Holt, Margie Phipps and Kass
Whidden. (A photo in the March 1 issue depicted the
wrong float. We apologize for the error.)


Team of the Church of the Holy
Spirit, Osprey, invite you to join
them in a time of teaching and
life-changing prayer on Saturday,
March 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the
Church of the Good Shepherd,
Hwy 80 & Collingswood. This
study of the Biblical basis of Inner
Healing is presented by the
LaBelle chapter of the Order of St.
Luke, a non-denominational min-


istry dedicated to prayer and
Christian A registration fee of $10
includes beverages, snacks and
luncheon. Call (863) 675-0385,
675-0546, 675-2296, or email
GoodShepherdLaBelle@earth-
link.net for more information.

Cowboy ministries
plan fellowship, music
At the Cowboy Church Hand


and Hand Ministries in Palmdale
on Thursday, March 8, at 6 p.m.
there will be food and fellowship.
Gospel music and the Word at 7
p.m. by Pastor Paul from Moore
Haven and the praise and wor-
ship team from LaBelle. For infor-
mation call 612-0640.

Muse Voluntary
Fire Dept.
The Muse Voluntary Fire
Department presents "Firehouse
Chili Night and Open House" on
Friday, March 9, from 5-8 p.m.
Dine in or drive thru pick up. $4
gets a homemade dessert, chili
and ice tea. Come meet the new
fire chief and firefighters.

Pancake breakfast
and yard sale
Christ the King Lutheran
Church will have a yard sale and
pancake breakfast Saturday,
March 10, from 7:30 p.m.-noon.
The church is located .4 of a mile
west of SR 29 on CR 78. Call 675-
2733 or e mail
christthekingc@aol.com for
more information. The breakfast
is $3 each.

Mark Renz to
speak at Audubon
Mark Renz will present "Flori-
da Through Native Eyes" at the
Hendry-Glades Audubon on Mon-
day, March 12, at 7 p.m. at the
Cooperative Extension, Dallas


Townsend Building, 1085 Pratt
Blvd. If it's wild and in Florida, this
program covers it. Paleo author
Mark Renz regularly wades chest
deep into our area rivers while
searching for fossil bones and
teeth of prehistoric sharks, saber-
toothed cats, mammoths, alliga-
tors and whales. While on the
hunt he carries his trusty camera
to record anything alive that
swims, flies, crawls, slithers or
blossoms. His 30-40 minute
power point slide presentation
promises to be fun and educa-
tional. Guests and Audubon
members are invited. For infor-
mation call: Buczynski (863) 902-
0856 or Margaret'England (863)
674-0695 sta5birding@earth-
link.net

Gospel sing planned
Gospel sing March 10 at Free-
dom Fellowship church at 7 p.m.
Everyone is invited. The church is
located just before you enter the
bridge in LaBelle on right.
Cowboy Church Hand and
Hand Ministries, Palmdale pres-
ents food and fellowship at 7 p.m.
Gospel music Thursday, March 8,
6 p.m. and the Word by Pastor
Paul from Moore Haven. Also
joining in will be the praise and
worship team from LaBelle. All
welcome. Call 863-612-0640.

Alva gardeners
to meet
The Alva Garden Club is spon-
soring its annual plant/bake sale


Chinese auction and raffle Satur-
day, March 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
at the Alva Museum, 21420 East
Pearl St., Alva.

Glades GOP to meet
The next meeting for the
Glades County Republicans will
be Wednesday, March 14, at 7
p.m. in the Moore Haven Library.
We encourage anyone interested
in the Republican Party to attend.
For further information, please
contact 863-673-0452.

Christ the King
Lutheran Church
Lent services
Pastor Fred Koehler
announces that Lenten services
will be held each Wednesday at
6:30 p.m. at Christ the King
Lutheran Church located .4 mile
west of SR 29 on CR 78. Please
call 675 2733 for additional infor-
mation or e mail christthek-
ingc@aol.com.

Taggsale planned
The Caloosa Humane Society
is planning another Tag Sale for
April 14, at the LaBelle Auction
Company,390 Bridge St., from 8
a.m. to 2-ish. All proceeds go
directly to the animals and their
care. Bring donations to the shel-
ter at 1200 Pratt Blvd in LaBelle.
Hours are; Tuesday 12 to 4,
Wednesday-Friday 11 to 4, Satur-
dav 10-3.


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3-Sabina Madrid, Andres Gomez, Jasmin Amaro, Cristian
Mota, Morgan Carter, Eduardo Torres


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Estela Zuniga


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Munson, Rolando Gomez, Paulina Escobedo row 2-Cristian
Gomez, Julio Sanchez, Kaylee Solis, Zachary Price, Kimberly
Maciel row 3-Vanessa Carbajal, Gabriel Fernandez, Jeff Ray
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Cowboys

powerlifting
Sarasota Riverview took first
place at the March 3 powerlifting
invitational in LaBelle with 67
points. LaBelle placed second
(52).
Top finishers were: 119 Jamie
Trejo 4th,total 280 Ibs; 129 Jose
Guillen 1st, 370 lbs.; 129 Chris Tor-
relli 2nd, 345 lbs.; 139 Keyande
Brownn Ist,school record in the
bench (250 lbs.) with 465 total;
139 Manual Soto 2nd, 240 bench
old school record was 235 with a
total of 450; 154 Gabe Puente 2nd,
485; 154 Fabian Lopez 3rd, 440;
169 Albert Williams 3rd, 495; 183
Izzy Hernandez 3rd, 495; 199 Kris
Kruse 5th place 450; 199 Brandon
Villereala 6th, 445; 238 Chris Wills
2nd, 510; 238 Mike Aubrey 4th,
500 total heavy wt.; Noe Moreno
4th heavy wt., Homero Espinosa
6th.
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LES Elks Lodge essay winners


Submitted photo/MaryLee Baker
UES Students of the Month
Student of the Month from Upthegrove Elementary
School, Row 1 from left: Sergio Coronado, Stephanie
Mendoza, Camrann White, Grayson St. John; Row 2: Key-
onna Abrams, Deanna Martinez, Earnesto Celestino; Row
3: Stephanie Johnson, Thalia Esquivel, Brice Beakley,
Jordan Bridges, Bryon Morstatter; Row 4: Jonathan Vil-
lanueva, Luis Vasquez, Gladiola Trejo; Row 5: Luis Mal-
donado, Pedro Dimas, Karina Fortanel, Vanessa Mendoza


"Why I Am Proud to Be an
American" is a yearly essay con-
test sponsored by Elks Lodge
#1853 of Clewiston. The contest
is open to students in grades 5-8.
There are two divisions, grades 5
and 6 and grades 7 and 8. This
year's winners from LaBelle Ele-
mentary School are: first place
Ana Laura Lopez who won $75,
second place Sonny Marbry who
won $50, and third place Victoria
Olivarez who won $25.
All three students are from
Mrs. Delay's fifth grade class and
competed in the 5th- 6th grade
division. Their winning essays will
go on to be judges in a national
competition in Charlotte, NC in
July.
LaBelle Elementary staff and
students would also like to thank
the Elks Lodge for sponsoring the
Americanism Essay Contest and a
special thanks to the chairperson,
Martin Espinoza.


Submitted photo/Clewiston Elks
Elks Lodge essay winners: first place Ana Laura Lopez, sec-
ond place Sonny Marbry, and third place Victoria Olivarez.
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Luke invites you to join Pastor
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For a time of anointed teaching
and life changing healing prayer
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Church of the Good Shepherd,
1098 Collingswood Parkway,
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A review: Mama: Root, Hog, or Die -


By Sara Williams
Mama delivers the neighbor's
baby while the dead drunk doctor
snoozes in his chair. Mama feeds
the hobos off the train who know
she'll never turn them away.
Mama leaps on a tractor and
drives it aside to save a town's
prize daffodil garden. She rescues
stray cats and children alike.
Mama's the picture of benevo-
lence to all and sundry in Barbara
Oehlbeck's tales of her mother,
Mama, Root, Hog, or Die, a won-
derful book comprised of a series
of winning essays about
Oehlbeck's own country upbring-
ing in the hills of Virginia and
North Carolina.
In those golden days of yore,
jars of homemade preserves lined
the cellar floor to ceiling, the
chickens were hand-raised and
plucked fresh for the table. A
child's allowance was the prince-
ly sum of a penny a week. At one
point Youngest Daughter is in the
attic with Mama as they delve
through a chest full of bits of
cloth, buttons, and thread, which
one day will become a handmade
quilt.
"Mama, we're rich!" cries Bar-
bara, aka, "Youngest Daughter."
"Well, if you think we're rich, I
guess we are," Mama replies.
Mama's pithy country wisdom


leaves the reader yearning for
what's been lost in our culture,
the sense that there's nothing so
valuable as the quilt handmade
from scraps of Youngest Daugh-
ter's dresses; a life hewn from
store-bought goods is not nearly
so fulfilling as the one hewn from
raw materials.
Mama's one of those Blue
Ridge Mountain ladies of the first
order, capable of handling a chain
saw as easily as a sewing
machine. She could man a band
saw or whittle a plug to fix a bro-
ken water pipe, but it's Mama's
drive and curiosity that set her
apart.
Mama's a natural when it
comes to plants and gardening,
but when a strange pear tree
shows up in her yard, she writes
the Department of Agriculture to
find out what it is. She signs off on
her query: "Ever'body calls me
Mama in these parts." Back
comes the official letter,
addressed to "Dear Mama," and
yes indeed the pear tree is a rare
specimen.
Mama feeds and encourages a
starving neighbor boy and then
follows up with a visit to his
teacher to see whether he can
catch up in school. The teacher
remarks that Mama hasn't both-
ered to ask about her own two
sons. Mama's own boys are near


the top of their class, the teacher
says to which Mama replies,
"Well, they just better pass or
they'll be eatin' standing up' for a
while."
To her own four children,
Mama's something else, a fierce
presence who demands obedi-
ence. Mostly Mama cows her irre-
pressible Youngest Daughter with
her tart tongue and stern lectures.
Mama wearies of Youngest
Daughter's need to pepper her
with questions. All she wants is
for the child to keep quiet and
observe; fortunately for Youngest
Daughter, her grandmother
indulges her questions and by
offering questions of her own,
encourages the child to prune
and shape her intellect. Mama,
however, perpetually withholds
the approval the child desires.
Youngest Daughter's chatty
ways win her a birth on the local
radio station, but even this does-
n't impress Mama. It's not until
she brings home a doctor hus-
band does Mama offer a crumb of,
back-handed praise: "Well, you
finally done something' worth-
while!"
Youngest Daughter never quite
catches on to what Little Brother
knows from the get-go. There are
ways to outsmart Mama. When
he's caught red-spooned in the
cellar eating Mama's preserves


straight from the jar, Mama orders
him to present himself before her
with a green willow switch.
When Little Brother appears in
the doorway dragging a limb so
big it gets caught in the door,
Mama has to leave the room to
hide her suppressed smile.
"Mama is a fascinating book
that grabs your heart, mind and
soul and never lets go," says the
dean of Florida writers, Patrick
Smith, author of A Land Remem-
bered. I couldn't agree more. I've
been aware of Mama from its ear-
liest drafts, when Oehlbeck
rushed to set down a book that
spilled into her consciousness
and demanded to be written.
As I browsed again through
the beautifully produced, sepia-
toned volume that has the
weighty presence of one family's
photo album, I realize how right
Patrick Smith is. Mama's antics
have stuck in my own conscious-
ness, coming back to me at odd
moments, sometimes like a burr
stuck in the throat, and at other
times with the sweet fragrance of
the roses that Mama brought to
bloom.
Call Barbara Oehlbeck at 675-
2771 for information on how to
order.
(Sara Williams is the author of
The Don Juan Con and Serenoa
Scandal.)


Submitted photo/Barbara Oehlbeck
Barbara Oehlbeck's new book, Mama: Root, Hog or Die is a
tribute to her strong and resourceful mother.


Richard Mourfield
Agency Manager
(863) 675-2535
154 N. Bridge St.
LaBelle, FL 33935



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10 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, March 8, 2007


SCowboy track team has standouts


On Friday, March 2, as a team,
LaBelle finished third out of
three teams. The other schools
were Bishop Verot and Clewis-
ton. However, there were some
standout individual performanc-
es.
Wes Crockett look second in
the discus with a throw of 113
feet 1 inch. Jordan Ash finished
third in the discus with a throw
of 106 feet 2 inches. Julian Keen
placed fourth in the triple jump.
In the 100 meter dash,


Gabriel Puente was first with a
time of 10.92 seconds, which is a
personal best for him. Albert
Williams was second in the 100
meter clash and Julian Keen was
fourth. The boys' 400 meter


relay team finished first. Mem- the 200 meter run and led all
bers were Albert Williams, Dale LaBelle athletes in scoring with
Thompson, Julian Keen and 9.25 points. Stafford King was
Gabriel Puente. Tim Fromm was first in the 3200 meter run and
fourth in the 800 meter run. Matt McCulley was second in the
Gabriel Puente was second in same event.


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Stafford King leading the 3200 meter run


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Sports Shorts

Speedway grand
opening March 10
The New Hendry County
Speedway's grand opening is
March 10. The speedway is
under new ownership and man-
agement. It is the only clay oval
stock car track located in South
Florida and has been recently
upgraded and remodeled. It is
located at 1001 US Highway 27
North, Clewiston.
Races are scheduled' Satur-
days night at 6:30 p.m. with
many classes and/or categories.
You can visit the web site at
www.newhendrycountyspeed-
way.com for upcoming sched-
uled race and information.

Longhorn Booster
Club to meet
Marches meeting will take
place on March 15. The meeting
will be held at 7 p.m. at the Rec.
Board on Cowboy Way. Anyone
interested in coaching this next
season should attend. There will
be several new proposals that
will be discussed. Everyone is
encouraged to attend.

Tennis, Anyone?
With the growing interest in
tennis in Western Hendry Coun-
ty, a beginning tennis clinic for
adult ladies and a clinic for kids
are in the works.
The clinics will be held in
LaBelle. If you, are interested in
participating in these clinics,
please contact Sarah Catala at
673-0697 or 674-1104.

Enjoy archery
The Lee County Archers are
registering new participants. The
'following events take place at
the Nalle Grade County Park
Range in North Ft. Myers:
Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m.
Monthly Membership Meeting
and 20 Yard Target League.
Sunday, March 18, 3D
Archery Shoot at the Nalle Grade
County Park in North Fort Myers.
The shoot is" hosted by the Lee'
County Archers. A roving field
range consisting of 20 3D target
stations, and a 14 .station
N.F.A.A. field course. Sign up 8-
8:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 9 a.m.
A $10 shooting fee applies. Info:
Ben Brown (239) 369-6212.
Sunday, April 1, 9 a.m., 900,
Round event.


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stake when the soccer team from Saudi
Arabia squared off against the squad
from United Arab Emirates in January
of 2007. With the game scoreless at the
Send of regulation and being played in
injury time, UAE striker Ismael Matar
connected to give his team a 1-0 victory.
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, March 8, 2007 '


Helen's HELEN S Edward Jones is offering

reopens ER SHOP full financial services
Helen's Barber Shop Ias re- I rS H
opened at 100 1,. Iicol Av. Bve y Kristin Hunter '" -*-
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in LaBelle for 30 years and been
cutting hair I'or 23 years. She
decided to retire two years ago,
but found herself bored and
decided to reopen her shop with
her daughter, Paula Cockram,
who has been cutting hair for 8
years.
They do all male cuts from flat
tops to fades and they also cut
women's hair, too. Family owned
and operated, they are open
from Tuesday-Saturday from 9
a.m.-5 p.m. No appointments
necessary. Only walk-ins taken.


At 99 years of age, Garrett
Tienstra (aka Mr. T) isas spry
as ever. He attended the Old
Timers Dinner Feb. 22 and
enjoyed the event very much.
He first came to Florida in 1920
with his family, which included
11 children, in two Model Ts.
The trip took two weeks. In
Miami, at age 12, he sold news-
paper on the corner by the big
hotels for 75 cents a day. He
kept 25 cents and gave the
other 50 cents to his mother to


family. the
painter by
trade, Mr. -
T's father '
had a hard
time finding
enough .'
work in
Miami and
his mother Garrett Tienstra
complained "Mr. T"
that she
could never find the kids they


were always running off to the
beach or somewhere. His
grandfather's health was also
failing, so the family returned
to Chicago. Mr. T grew up and
became a plumbing contractor,
eventually moving back to the
East Coast. He loved to hunt
wild hog and fish, so when he
came across LaBelle, he decid-
ed this is where he wanted to
retire and so he did, 37 years
ago.


Latelie f[OKS now nave a
place to go for all their financial
investment needs. Joseph Timm
is a financial advisor for Edward
Jones Investment located at 100
South Hall St. Suite B, diagonally
across from Don's Steakhouse.
Edward Jones Investment has
10,000 offices from coast to
coast. They pride themselves on
customer service. The company
was started back in 1871 by
Edward D. Jones who sold infor-
mation for stocks and bonds.
They also have other local
offices in Ft. Myers, Naples, Cape
Coral and the two closest: Okee-
chobee and Metro Park in Ft.
Myers. The LaBelle office has
been open since January 2006.
It is a full service brokerage
which means they help you with
each step of the financial plan-
ning process. Their services
include cash management, col-
lege savings programs, credit
cards, custodial accounts, divi-
dend/interest reinvestment,
investment reviews, loans, mort-
gage and home equity loans,
online account access, retire-
ment planning, rollovers, sys,
thematic investing and trust serv-
ices and estate planning. Their
investments include annuities,


Edward Jones investment representative Joseph Timm.


bonds, business retirement
plans, FDIC-insured CDs, IRAs,
insurance, money market funds,
mutual funds, stocks and tax-
free investments. They charge
based on the amount of invest-
ments that you buy, which is
usually 1-3 percent.
What sets Edward Jones
Investment apart is that they are
not owned by stockholders.
They are the only remaining firm
on Wall Street that is still a part-
nership, so they aren't worried
about making stockholders
happy, they are worried about


making their customers happy,
Mr. Timm said.
Business Week online named
Edward Jones Investment num-
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They also ranked "Highest in
Investor Satisfaction with Full
Service Brokerage Firms,"
according to the J.D. Power and
Associates 2006 Full Service
Investor Satisfaction Study.
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Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. -5
p.m. Appointments are pre-
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MUSE. 3/2 MFG. HOME ON 20 ACRES. This
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Includes horse barn, fenced and cross fenced pas-
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PRICE REDUCEDI 3Br/21a home in excellent condi-
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screened back porch overlooks fruit trees. Irrigation
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and fruit trees in excellent condition. City water :ant
sewer for home use. New Price $182,900 MLS
200685745






A MUST SEEI 3/1, 1 car garage, 1,404 sq ft; tile
flooring throughout except hedlrooms, spacious
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GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY! 2.5 acres of
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COUNTRY SETTING FOR YOUR NEW HOME 2-5
acre parcels being sold as one s 0 acre lhonr site. Iocated
approxilmatily 18 miles east ofl.alielle. lThe second par-
cel address is 13764 'iangelo Ave, Easily accessible to
Clcwiston as well. As thi growth happens you clan retain
yr1 owln peace aind serenity Bring your kids and ani-
mals! $240,000 MIS# 200700457
GREAT INVESTMENTI Property on lHwy 80 in Alva.
These 4.15 acres is surrounded by lHwy 80 to south,
Sawyer Lane sto cast and SSouth River Road easement
to ihe north. Property currently has cattle grazing.
t'llxes are based oin Ag-2 status. Potential Commercial!
$1,400,00l0, MIS200633749
40.14 CEAREDI) AND FENCEDI) ACRES IN MUSE,
,ll)nout 1(1 innutes lfro l aBelle, quiel secluded loca-
lion, pirciclt lor itriming or livestock. Asking Price
$725,000. MII.S//#20068891
IHOMESIlT AVAILABLE ON ROYCE ROAD IN
UNIT 12 OFl PORT LAELLI.I.E. $46,000 Adjoining
lot also available $46,000. Seller financing available
with 25'%1i down payment. Seller hias aditionll lots.
MIS# 2006023100 & 2010602301'
RESIDENTIAL. UIIDING LOT 11 IPro l.aiBelle unit
7. Central water, septic system required to build.
Adjoining lot also available. Wouli make grc;it 1/2
tace homesite. $32,000. MIS# 200706639


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1. COUNTRY HOME This
3BR/2B manufactured home on
1.25 +/- acres is the perfect place
for a weekend retreat or invest-
ment property. Located in Montura
Ranch Estates. $84,900
2. 2BR/1B MANUFACTURED
HOME with screened lanai on
1/2+/- acre lot. $95,000
3. SECLUDED 2.16 +/- ACRES
with mobile, partially fenced.
$125,000
4. THIS 1BR/la/B HOME with an
oversized den, single car garage
and nice front porch is the perfect
starter home. $125,000
5. THIS 2BR/2B STARTER
HOME with nearly new roof and
quality landscaping on an over-
sized lot. This home is loaded with
many extras and in good condi-
tion. $149,900
6. SPACIOUS, AFFORDABLE
HOME ON ACREAGE! This
3BR/3B manufactured home with
dining room, eat-in kitchen, fire-
place on 1.25+/- acres. Located in
Montura Ranch Estates!
$158,000
7. JUST REDUCED! This 3Br/2B
home offers a completely remod-
eled kitchen with stainless steel
appliances, oak cabinets, new car-
pet and freshly painted. Minutes
from town. $162,500
8. 3BR/2B CBS HOME, plus den.
new roof, cathedral ceiling, large
pantry on .25 +/- acre. $169,900
9. THIS 3BR/2B HOME with a
new roof and fresh coat of paint
sits on a greenbelt. Located only
minutes away! $170,000


Realtors: Emily Ankeney
T* ony Barnes
Gregory Bone
Lisa C('h l ... .
Shelly C(ole
* Bonnie M. DLenning, CPA
Ward Dickinson
joyce (;Grstiuian
Lisa llerrero
Phyllis Kelley-Miller
Wrayte McQuaig
Paul Meadtor
l)Dan Pool
Katie Solotnon
Synda Williams
I Tracey L. Williams


10. 3BR/2B/2 CAR GARAGE
HOME with many beautiful fea-
tures. This home has a spacious
kitchen, huge screened lanai, hot
tub, wood deck and above ground
pool on .86 +/- acre lot.
$210,000

11. BRILLIANT FLOOR PLAN!
Walk thru this 3BR/2B CBS home
to discover an amazing level of liv-
ability. Home features granite
countertops and lots of cabinet
space, tile/carpet thru-out on .25
+/- acre. $249,900
12. PICTURE PERFECT! This
3Br/2B home with cathedral ceil-
ings. ornate ceiling fans thru-out,
tile roof and 1000 +/- sq. ft.
screened lanai with a beautiful
landscaped water fountain/pond.
$265,500
13. LUXURY HOME! This 3Br/2B
home is a must see. This home
features tile flooring, formal living
area, office, granite counter tops,
jetted tub with separate shower in
master bath, walk in closets on .25
+/- acre lot. $279,900
14. THIS 3BR/2B/2CAR
GARAGE HOME features a spa-
cious open floor plan, tile floor
throughout, security system, fresh
paint, large screened lanai, and
open porch. Home sits on .50 +/-
acre with exotic fruit trees, above
ground pool and more! Located in
Lehigh Acres. $289,900
15. RENTAL INCOME PRODUC-
INGI This spacious 2BR/2B home
also offers an attached 1BR/1B
apartment and an 1800 +/- sq. ft.
steel building. Beautiful oaks
enhance the iront yard and the
back is fenced. $299,900


16. 9.6 +/- CLEARED ACRES
with a brand new 2BR/2B manu-
factured home. This could be just
the place that you have been
searching for! Just minutes from
town! $335,000

17. ADORABLE COUNTRY
CHAIRMERI This 4Br/2.5B three
stories concrete block home. This
home features two fireplaces and
wood flooring, all new appliances
on .31 +/- acre. Be prepared to fall
in love with this home. Located in
Town! $362,000

18. YOUR DREAM HOME IS
HERE! This 3BR/2B with a den
can be yours today! This home
has imported wood flooring & ceil-
ing, custom stone fireplace, garden
tub, walk in closets, stainless steel
appliances on .25 +/-acre lot.
$399,000

19. BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED
HOME! This 3BR/2B with split
floorplan has many features.
Stainless steel appliances, solid
surface counter tops, breakfast
bar and much more. This home
sits on 2+/- acres with a CBS
shed/workshop and galvalume
roof. Located in a nice neighbor-
hood! $469,900

20. RANCHETTE HOME! This
beautiful 3Br/2B brick home is
breath taking and has many quali-
ty you can respect Home features
a front office or TV room, formal
dining area, breakfast nook, large
living room with fireplace, ceramic
tile, garden courtyard with gazebo,
workshop with double carport, on
2.55 +/- acres Just minutes from
town. $595,000


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RIVERFRONT FLORIDA STYLE 2 STORY HOME on Ft Denaud
Rd. 3/3.5 with huge wrap around porch. All bedrooms have full
baths, first floor master suite has French doors leading to an
office/nursery. Home sits on a beautiful oak filled 2.64 acre site with
228 feet of river frontage and a grow of producing orange and
grapefruit trees. Property maybe split into 2 riverfront sites.
$1,100,000.
REDUCEDII 2 STORY HOME ON 2.5 ACRES in the coveted Port
LaBelle Ranchettes. Located on the river side, with only a greenbelt
between you and the Caloosahatchee Intracoastal, build your boat
dock in the safe harbor of the Army Corp maintained waterway Live
in the country just seconds from the heart of LaBelle, horses wel-
come $595,000
BFAUTIFUIJ MANICURED MANUFACTURED HOME on almost
1 Ac of Riverfront 4Bed/2Ba + Den. Features include cathedral ceil-
ings, stone fireplace, master suite with jetted tub, and detached
garage with workshop, fantastic views from everyrooml $325,000
50 FT. PRIVATE DRIVE leads to expansive 6.7 acres with 470+/- Ft
of riverfront located close to town. Build close to the waters edge
with almost virtually no Corp. Easement. $2,190,000.
RIVERFRONT 5 ACRES with 215+/- feet of frontage. High eleva-
tion reveals spectacular views. $895,000 REDUCED
RIVERFRONT 1,15 ACRE homesite on prestigious Fort Denaud
Rd. $450,000 REDUCEDI' "
PROTECTED HARBOR just one lot in off the main channel of the
Caloosahatchee Waterway. Build your dream home under the scenic
oaks in this park like setting. Located in Caloosa Harbor S/D.
$395,000 REDUCED!
LOTS AND I AND
318 ACRE HUNTERS PARADISE Old Florida at its best. Enjoy
the tranquility of the wild life and natural habitat with several gor-
geous oak hammocks a beautiful creek and several ponds. Tlrkey
deer, wild hogs, leave evidence of their presence on the property.
$15,000 per acre. Sellerwill consider offers.
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL 25 acres plus on Ft. Denaud Rd. Pair
up with available waterfront (priced independently) for an upscale
residential project. $150,000 per acre.
SECLUDED, HEAR YOURSELF THINK 20+/ acreswest of LaBelle df Kirby
Thompson Road patially filled with freshly dug pond and 40plus loads offill for
your use. $340,000.
PORT LABELLE RANCHETTE located on Frontier Cr 2.53 Acres
back up to greenbelt area and horses are welcome. Restricted to site
built single family residences. $265,000
OAK HAVEN 2 ACRES Oak filled in one of LaBelle's most desirable
deed restricted communities. Complete with paved and lighted
streets. If you're looking for quite seclusion and majestic oaks, this
is it! $215,000.
EXECUTIVE HOMESITE Gorgeous wooded 2 Acres. Make Live
Oak Lane your permanent address. Near town but seems like miles
away Enjoy the convenience and privacy $170,000.
PIONEER PLANTATION 2 buildable homesites on 5 total acres.
Paved road access. Appears high and dry. $150,000.
OVERSIZED HOMESITE conveniently located in the city with easy
access to SR 80..75 Acres manicured and ready for your dream


home. Lots of oaks and maples. Was $105,000, reduced to
$79,000 for quick sale.
PORT LABELLE LOTS close to new development area & marina.
Priced from $20,000 and up. Call for inventory list Over 60 high
and drysites to pick !from,
SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE with 20% down to qualified
buyer. Port LaBelle 1/4 ac. lot. Many new homes under construction
in the immediate area. Asking $45,000.
Nice Building Lot in Horseshoe Acres for mobile or site built
home. Only $18,500
HOMES









LUXURY COUNTRY LIVING. Horses Welcomel Upgrades include
wood floors, stacked stone fireplace, granite countertops, stainless
steel appliances, crown moulding, skylight dormers, and top of the
line ceiling fans with decorative medallions. The caged pool features
spa jets, pavers, and a generous lanai. The 12 acres is every horse
lovers dream. It includes a large barn with 3 oversized stalls and tack
room with shelving as well as a fully irrigated riding arena and a
24x44 workshop/office. Additional Acreage available, offers must be
contingent upon Glades County approval for property split.
$695,000.
GORGEOUS. CUSTOM BUILT. 5BA/3BR home on 2 acres in pres-
tigious Oak Haven Estates, featuring granite countertops throughout
plus designer wall tile in all baths, large formal dining room, break-
fast area off kitchen with built-in china, distinctive chandeliers in
foyer and dining, arched doorways. Call for your appt to see this


stunning 3,472 square foot home today $650,000.
20 ACRES WITH OLDER HOME Metal roof, solid
recently remodeled, new stucco, in Muse, all at the a
nf 449o0m.


PEACEFUL 7EN-LIKE SETTING REAIITIFUL
3,340 square foot, custom built 3BR/5BA home in
counters, wood and tile flooring and top quality ap
garage is built with a workshop between and is insu
plumbed for future guest quarters. The buildable lo
home is included. $495,000.
PRIVATE RETREAT ON 20 ACRES 2BR/1BA well b
valume roof, ceramic tile, screened porch overlooking
houses and more. Extremely private and secluded no
road. $440,000.
RUSTIC CEDAR HOME REDUCED- 4BR/3.5BA on 2.5
in ground caged pool, horse barn and dog pens are jc
existing amenities. Newgalvalume roof. $295,000.
COUNTRY QUIET living on 3+/- acres. Spacious great
w/fireplace.3BA/2BR + office, property features large sere


detached pole barn w/endosed workshop. $199,000. REDUCED
iBR/,BA HOME conveniently located within LaBelle city limits,
close to shopping, schools, etc., new kitchen, A/C and duct work.
$189,500. REDUCED


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193(YS0 FLORIDA CRACKER HOUSE 2/1 on oversized downtown
corner lot. Adjoins B-1 zoning on three sides, with potential for
business zoning of its own. If you're looking for a slice of old Florida
Architecture, this one's for you. $169,900.
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F1ORDABLE CBS with maintenance free vinyl siding. 4BR
det/BA $99,900h
den/1BA. (99,900.


CLEAN AFFORDABLE V/2 MANUFACTURED HOME on over-
1 wood floors, sized lot with beautiful shade trees on paved road just off SR29
affordable price South. Only $79,900.
INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL
PRIME CORNER with approx 590 ft. on well traveled Cowboy Way and
520 ft. on Elm St. The front 2.7 Ac are zoned Light Industrial with the
remaining 4 ac zoned Heavy Industrial. Great opportunity for flex space
development. Easy access to SR 29 and SR 80 located across from the
StateAttorey's Office and dose to LaBelle Airport. $2,700,000.
COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL 4 ac. located approx 1 mile west of
Cowboy Way with 800 lineal ft on Hwy 80. Directly across from the
proposed future Wal-Mart location. $1,500,000.
FUTURE LAND USE COMMERCIAL Currently zoned'transition-
RIVERVIEWS al, 650 ft. Hwy80 frontage, turn lane and 2 DOT approved accesses
eludes granite make this 4.4 acre parcel desirable. $1,200,000.
appliances. The 2 ACRES OFMIXED INDUSTRIAL USE with 176 ft.on prominent
lated and pre- CowboyWay. Asking $915,000.
t North of the LIGHT INDUSTRIAL 4,65 AC with 2400 Sq, Ft. Steel Bldg
Excellent road access, just outside the city limits. Could be split
'uilt home. gal- under current zoning. $819,000.
g pond, green- UEAVY INDUSTRIAL 1 AC SITE just south of the city limits.
it far off paved Industrial Loop S/D. Easyaccess to both SR 80 and Hwy 29. Cleared,
filled and culvert in. $289,000 REDUCEDI
oak filled acres, HARD TO FIND HEAVY INDUSTRIAL Builders acre on a paved
st some of the road. Industrial Loop S/D. $244,900.

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* Sweet as Grandma's house. Fronts on a deep water canal
and just a few paddle strokes to the mouth of the
Caloosahatchee River, This cozy older home has been
remodeled and is rich in personalty with a brick fireplace,
screened porch overlooking the water, 2 car garage and
more! $349,900


* SElLLER SAYS TO MAKE AN OFFER Genuine Country
Fel It's Iclaxing just being at this beautiful 3B/2B home
on 5 acres. Cedar wood walls and ceilings, stone fireplace,
new roof, super large workshop with RIV parking. Majestic
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Perfection Has and Address! Immaculate in design:
endearing in character, this Country styl 3/2 home offers
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that will be finished in late July. Lots of upgrades and lots of
room. $285,000.
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with Osh. Home r JI f o l, ceramic tile &
wood laminate fllll11 9l )oirch w/ jacuzzi.
$225,000
P tile Financial Ground! I lani your investment in this excep-
tional )Duplex. 2B1(/IUI on each side & ideally located in town.
Very nil e w/beaulifsl yard. Nice harvest awaits you! $225,000
No, all ihoms alre designed alike. This 3Br/2b home has
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spacious master baTifvsery l etai ol-4 5 home describes
perfection. See for yourself today.. $205,000
* NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME! This 3BR/2B home is a
dream come true. Features close to schools & shopping,
recessed lighting thru home, mammoth sized living room,
large kitchen w/breakfast bar, built in microwave & dish-
washer, Priced at only $202,000,
* REDUCED this livable, loveable 3BR/1B CBS home with
4th bedroom/office In LaBelle limits. Features include walk-
in closet, newer air conditioner, fenced backyard, irrigation
and a front deck to die for. Only $200,000.
* Just Lsted! 3BR/1.5B CBS home In LaBelle. Features
fenced backyard, oversized lot, and single car garage. Seller
financing available with approved credit and substantial
down payment. Only $179,900,
* REDUCED! Solid Decision, Solid House! You'll be glad to
see this spacious 401/2B remodeled home, Glowing with
quality, from the new Hardy-Board siding to the wood
floors. A/C, appliances, hot water tank, doors and vanities
are all less than 2 years old. New roof being installed. Call
today for this worry free home $172,900.
* Super Deal for a Super Familyl Spacious 3/2 with vaulted
cellings.U iD R bIOOII'RIAC 'c you
need to see super soon $159,900.
SGrea t investment potential! 1BR/IB home on a corner lot.
Homes needs some work..l but Is priced to sell. $35,000
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SBring the horses! This 2.5+/- acre mini estate makes relax-
ing easy with a 3BR/2B manufactured home. Featuring
ceramic tile, textured walls & spacious kitchen. Only
$179,500.


* Need more "living" room? 2,152 sq ft of luxirio
4Br/2B home on 10+/- acres has it all, from it s
room w/ stone fireplace, master suite w/ office, co
andt fencing for horses. This one is a steal @ only
*Size will surprise youl 2B!V2B home on 10+/
well kept and former module home. Features
portable living room w/gas fireplace, spacious I
& real covered porches. $400,000
* Over 1.7 acres of beautifully scrubbed an
t' ,l I ,I I l h I "" ,i' 1 1
carport/vorkshop Plus pasture for kids pony!
about quickly $199,900.
* 2/1 home located on a; generous-sized 1+ ac
away on a quiet street. Oak trees create a
enchanting beauty A must seel $165,000.
* Reil tlie rural wayl Situated on 1.25 ac
Montura, beautiful new 2006 3/2 nanlitfacture
over 1100 stq ft of living area ready for occup
FINANCING AVAILABLE! $139,900
* 3BI2B manufactured home features a spl
vaulted ceilings, spacious kitchen wAsland, fen
lots more. Priced at only $130,000.
* REDUCFDI .." ,,I,.-.. ,i%,il ri,..,, 1
.78 1cre! Th ,u+ hl, ,,l ,. I ,, ll. 1. 11 0.. ..
tiful kitchen, anl i lavish Master halt. Brinl
to Country coziness $127,000.
REDUCEDI REDUCED 3BR/2B home
inside and out! Watch the sunrise on froi
sunset oil tihe l uc o.din n ft
with I acre fe i Irll| l I is I
workshop for Il S i l) b Lt for
$109,000.


* Best Bargain for Miles! 35 heauiful seclu
ONIS $25,000. per acre! WITH Pole Barn, lilec
cral wells! Call ASAP for showing! $875,000
* Location with a Future! 1700 Ft. Denanud. 6


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Ripe and Ready for developer $800,000.
Wanted: Creative Buyer because this property is too spe-
r ial to build just the ordinary 14+/- acres with pole barn, 2
wells, fenced. This exquisite homesite is only $499,900.
3.74+/- acres of tranquilly. Suitable for site built or manu-
factured homes, Located in Ft. Deanaud Acres. Only
$165,000.
5+/- acres in Pioneer Planation. Suitable for site built
home or manufactured. Only $140,000.
13+/- acre o R n .lRc Scars Rd. Only
$132,000. ~ SO
Uncramp yourself on this spacious 2.5+/- acrs on Evans
Rd. with a pond and fenced for livestock. So say goodbye to
city pressure and enjoy their country) $128,000.
S 2.5 acres on Case Rd. clearacl and ready four your dream
u living, 1lhis home only $125,000.
spacious family 1.84+/-acre locate o ff sacks Br nch Rd. it abuse. T'is
covered porch,
y $450,000 property has lots of oaks, pines anid palm trees. Perfect for
- acres is very the nature lover Priced at only $85,000. Seller inaticingl
a warm com- 1,09 cleared homesite in Montura Ranches. ONLY $29,900.
itclen, front Call for prices on all our Montura Listings!

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your new home look no further, located in the sought after
:re lot tucked Belmont S/D in LaBelle. This 37+/- acre is truly a dream come
back yard of true. Only $49,900.
.29 +/- acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at only $54,500.
s in growith Posb seller financing.
anc)y SELLER 31 lot R cl ] l reai
investment opportunity at only $35K each. 1,085,000 for
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POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL Location of a Lifetime!
exceptional Generations will file past well-traveled location of this 8+/-
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or every on acres on SR 80 In Alva. Over 1,0100 f. of rad frontage and 3
alppy, uige existing entrances off of SiR 80. Cleared with well and clec-
Moml! Just trick. Time's on your side in this investment! $2,750,000,
SP'rime 20+ / acr iptential c tmmnercial iaire] loc)t0cd
t \rest I[Glades omentlary inl Muse;and ult linutnics away
S firon downtown LaBelle. $3,50 per square foot.
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PRIVALY P& PAL A ITS BES T.9U acre tot with a 3 beoa/.)
bath home with a beautiful view of the Caloosahatchee River
Enjoy the sunsets over the water on your back screened patio.
Wood, tile and carpel flooring. Wonderful kitchen for entertain-
ing. Plantation shutter, indoor utility room, large private boat
dock with lift. Community clubhouse with pool, boat ramp and
tennis count. $749,000

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NI BluIURHOOD within walking distance tou rult h ine i v -. ,' ,.VI ..'.,i ..i. ... ',.& ,. ,L ,
Marina. Split floor plan, his and hers walk-in closets, cathedral I """ "'. '' ,,.i ",.""i .. ", i ". '1,i
1 plhl r ,h'L i ll ',l ? iii,. ll ,|j Iri h .i'. LI^': L[,JtJ l,.-niil
ceilings,and a large lana. Taxesare for land onlyand willchange ,,, ,, ,,, ] -,,,,, : ,L, ,, I II It.. ,i..
when home is included in 2006 taxes. $305,000 $1bv.(II0

WATERFRONT HOMES )BR2BA ON 6+- (ROSS-FENCED A(RES r.I..,l
3BR/4BARIVERFRONTHOMEin excellentconditionon :,,nr,..,, t,..i..,,fi.. I. v,,, ,j,:1_. t. J .. ,- ..jL
1.75+/ ac.. Features 2,329 sq. ft. under air, office, storage *. ,,,, hT ,r 5 59.u000
room,living room with vaulted cypress ceiling, cedarlined BR.21B 2004 MANtlTACTCIRED HOM.f ... '
closets, and full windows that offer a river view. Central : i i, . -. ,,,,,, '- ...:.:, ,t i,
vacuuming system and solar powered system. Wood lami- ...i ,' I ,-, r-i. rr roJ t. I.-,: 1 9.Q0
nate and carpet. One of a kind 4 bay workshop/garage BR 2BA PUkM HARBOR M H ,,,4 1 i ... .
with full BRandoffce. Propertyhas aramp, dock and 188 ,t),.ir,.r,.il .1 .. ,,-.'r ,. ," i J'-, fr ,,.i
ft of river frontage. Manicured grounds. $1,200,000 ,'..'.- t,,. -.,1 r.' -I. fk'- n. 1 ,:,,i,-u.,
SUNSETS, BOATS and deep water dock along with a $299.900
3BD/2BA CBS homeon 1.,35+/-ac... $799,000 SLRUIED FOR SPAC.E lr.ic-c.t:,,-, ,. ... .I
PANORAMIC VIEWS of the Caloosahatchee Rver await ",,,,, h ,:, : i :'. .:.u,,J :.. .Ii
you in this 3BR/2.5BA home with an oversized private boat ,,,J..'.j,.,. ..t5. ,,,i 199.90u
dock. Community pool, boat ramp, & tennis court. 2R8'2B WIfrH DEN. .. A.'-"- .:. h.i
$749,000 ..r ji. ,.u,.. f .i ,.iT.. : 519''. 00
UPGRADED 3BR/2BA HOME FEATURES 125ft ofriver .BR2BA MOBILE HOME .. .4 i .* .r. 5 I9.900
frontage. Conveniendy located within 1 mile of marina, SFWM1 FRIENDI '.rk: h.n: ,,i i i.-lu.. I. .
restaurants and golf course. $599,900 il .,w ,. ,,,,, ,s,..,.,. tri i t :. ,-, '. i '.1r
Er OYAFFORDABLERIVERACCESSwiththis3BR/2BA i--.r, i,,, hil.h 5155.000
home, navigable creek offers direct access to the GET OUT OF IOWN1 PRICED 1O ,Ell -ni ':\ h
Caloosahatchee River. $349,000 .,,, $. 1.1" t ,,i.: t,, I,, .$ 1 i,
WATERFRONT HOMES SITES GRIU SPLIn FT(iR PL ...A ,, T..,,,,N~,
MAKE THIS 200 FE OF RIVER FRONTAGE YOURS. Lc t,, ,: rt.,, rt,, j tul. '..1i.-I,:r l Bi ..i I,-r ,
2.50 +/- ac. of riverfront acreage with removable spoil r i. i .. 'i. -i i I..r.~ i, I.,d' l ,. i.. I, ,,- ,- ,
easement has access from CR 78. $795,000 ,,..,,iJ... .v, ,'It. It' J ...t j ... iJ.. I., t.
240 FT OF NAVIGABLE CREEK FRONT. River views, ..j -:i< -.r .r.sc $ I19.~u
river access, anddock permit.Deed restricted community, ACR',oR .t'. r r.. .. di. .
M +/- ac. $429,000 1 'Hl nflfr 'ipml~ft'KfT ""*'
230 FT ON THE RIVER SIDE OF PORT LABELLE
RANCHEFES. 2.53 +/ ac. in desirable deed restricted 11 5.000
community. $425,000 TAKE rLP BACK IN lIME ,...:,i. L-
TAKE IN THE BEAUTY OF THE RIVER fromm this 2.88 i. ,,,cl .t ,,.i., I- t.i Vr,,: -r.i,:t ',, i .. ,
+/.ac. homesitein Pt.LaBelle Ranchettes.200ftofgreen ..-..vnriu..r i .:.jl,,-. ., itn -.0:u,,. id...:rfi,i..r, I: i,:r
belt between home site and river, boat docks allowed. '..-,: It iriu, 1 i.- i,.lu.:_. ,a..s t, d.. :' t ... .-'l it',.
$410,000 .:".,,1" r, .. at,:- i '., tr.Lrsi 59.,000
.31 +/- AC. ON THE CALOOSAHATHEE RIVER I This A LREAt
residential homesite has been cleared and boasts a beauti- RVERFRONM DEVELOPMENT RPOENTIL i, l
fuloaktreeon theSouth propertyline.Regularlawnmain- t .- -ia i,-,-,1 i -i, 1 :1n, ,1-... .'- ....T.,T:,.I.,I _.,l j '.,.
tenance gives you yards and yards of green. Start building .r ..ij :.-.-Jil '-1-7 ,v ; &:,,-1 i 'i, ii, J I:'.1-
today! $379,000 r,',i -.,,,iilU -r,,.,,.i i .C t S. ~i5 .A o
GORGEOUS CUL-DE-SAC LOT offers approx 175 ft of 39 AC OAK PLNTA lON iG. 1T.T,.:i.-I,, rJ l .l :. ;
water frontage and tons of privacy.... $250,000 .-t.., t..i..- LA ., ,i .-.-e tr. .-
HOMES ,',11 30- fli',lc -AduJ ri 7-: A r-,l ',
3 BR/2BACBS HOME on 20+/-ac. boasts a 60x40 work- SI. O.000
shop(includesofice),36x36bam,paveddrive, artisticflair INCOME PRODLICLNG ORANGE GROV, -....,:
meets country charm. $999,000 ,--c.n..'. .-i- .. I.. pi i,' Tii..is. t.uild,' i-.
4BR/2BA HOME ON 6+/-AC.Privatestocked pond, vari- t.tr.- 512.500 per ac
etyoffruit trees,20xlshed&20x25 pole barn.Willallow 43 52 .A OF..at i~,s .-.p. tio.- ,i. 51. r, ,
for 2 homesites. $699,900 l .a ar. ::. er.,,o ,.. .. .,' t...T.c. (,0 e.
1BR/1.5 BA CBS WITH HARDIBOARD SIDING HOME 1,100.000
on 20 acres. The entire 2nd floors a master suite. The OAK HAMMOCK. COPRES AND PAMIlTI0 gp-.c
property is fenced/cross-fenced with a pole barm for hos- Lr_. tor1 1* 1' 0 f 1,t-, .' t rJ ,l:.- it, .rur
es and a deep 1/4 acre pond. $599,900 $1,100,000
GOOD OL COUNTRY LVIN' will be yours as the owner 40 +/-AC. offwell maintained dirt road. Unlimited poten-
of this 3 Br/2 Ba home set on 7 +/- fenced and cros ial at $30,000 PERAC
fenced acres. The home has a family room with Franklin Manageable Orange grove in Ft Denaud off private road.
stove, large laundry room, screened lanai, 24 x 100 pole $850,000
bam (encosed on3 sides), 37 x barn with stals, storage 51 +/ AC in Gerber Groves $728,000
shed. $589,000 30 +/ AC. OF IMPROVED pasture with wooded patches
PICTURE PERFECT 3BR/2BA acre estate home features .Picturesque flowingcreek, and camp houses. $705,000
a private pool and river access front the Community boat 20 ACRES OF BEAUTIFUL, improved pasture dotted
ramp. 549,900 with oaks, pines and a watering hole. $525,000
3BR/2BA 2-STORY HOME SITUATED on 3.59 +/-ac. 20 +/ ACRES OF SEREIY in a park-like setting locat-
60X20 pole bam, 12' workshop. Oak covered acreage. ed in Muse. Additional parcels available. $460,000
$439,000 20 +/- AC. WITH plenty of space for your home. Backs up
JUST REDUCEDI Owner wantsto sell!! 3BR/2BAcustom to Lykes Brothers and fenced on three sides. $458,000
log home on 5 fenced private acres in Muse. Home fea- 3 AND 4 ACRE HOMESITES available in Port aBelle
tures wood burning stone fireplace, Mexican tile floors, Ranchettes, some with river access and river views.
thermal pane windows, screen porch, oversized deck, $345,000 to $410,000.
pond, workshops and pole barns. 395,000 18.5 ACRES located off of Silverlake Rd. for only
DREAMS NEVER END in this custom 3BR/2BA pool $359,000
home with a glowing fireplace. Soaring ceilings, den and a 15 +/- AC for your new country home. Zoned 1 per 5 ac.
gourmet kitchen. $389,000 $300,000
THIS CBS 4BR/2BA HOME IN THE CITY offers a split 20 +/- AC. of investment property in Western Muse.
floor plan, large screened-in porch, two-ar garage, land- $299,900
escaped lawn, tile, carpet & separate laundry room with 5 +/- AC. est of LaBelle & only a short distance to Ft.
large pantry Largemaster bathitithJacuzzi, large walk-in Myers. $269,900
shower & double vanity.: $365,000 5 ACRES in eada..$170,000.
THIS 3BR/2BA TONGUE GROOVE CEDAR HOME LADECA ACREAGE, peaceful get-a-way on 5 +/- ac.
with two car garage is located 3.5 miles South of LaBelle. $165,000
Home features include planks of tongue & groove cedar 8 AC+/- Gerber Grove $105,000
and vaulted ceilings. His/Hers walk-in losets, oversized 5 AC+- Gerber Grove $75,000
shower, large screened-in back porch & open front porch. MONTURA RANCH ESTATES. 1.09 to 125 +/-ac tracts.
Storage areas, fruit trees, flowering plants and irrigation $28,500 to $49,900
system are included. $350,000 HOMESITES
BEAUTIFUL BRICK HOME at enchanting Riverbend S/D. DEER ROAM INYOUR BACKYARD on this+/- acre lot
3B8R2BA 1928 sqft of living area, screened back porch, dotted by oaks in deed restricted riverfront community
cathedral ceilings, formal dining room and inside utilities. The only neighbor in your back yard is the wildlife. This
Take your evening walk along the river's edge or ride your subdivision has a community pool. $150,000
bike to the community boat ramp. $329,000 REFINED HOMESITES available in deed restricted Laurel
PORTRAIT OF PEACE. This 3BR/2BA split floor plan Oaks. From $90,000 to $110,000 new constriction
home in Riverbend Estates w/vaulted ceilings, security sys- homes also available.
temn, oak parquet flooring,separate iing and family rooms EIOY THE QUIET of a tree filled +/- ac. in town
and a fantastic master bath. $311,900 $99,900
YOU GOT THE FAMILY WE GOT THE HOUSE. This .53 +/- AC. IN THE CITY on the North side of SR 80,
home has 4 bedmoms, 2 baths, breakfast room and formal $97,000
dining room, family room and large living room which will BEAUTIFUL OAKS And peaceful surroundings are
allow every member of your family a place of their own. included with this 1/2 ac. in the Ciloosa Estates S/D.
With approximately 198 sq. ft., the air-conditioned back $95,000
porch is enclosed with vinyl windows and has a view of .40+/- AC LOT OFF CR 78 in nice established neighbor-
acres ofgreenbelt. $299,200 hood. Cleared lot with trees that skirt the pmrpert.
4BR/2BA TWO STORY HOME on 1 +/- ac. Ii need offin- $89,900.
fishing work this great family home includes newer roof, .40+/- AC LOT ACROSS FROM CALOOSA ESTATES
AC and water heater. Being Sold As Is. $255,000 S/D. 20x20 metal shed, well on property underground
NOT A COOKIE CUTTER VERSION OF EVERY electric service.$89,900.
OTHER HOUSE masterful design utilizes every square 3/4 AC. BUILDABLE LOT off ive Oak Lane nestled at the
inch. 2005 CBS 3BR/2BA home with Granite countertops, end of Hitichiti Thil. $85,000
oversized closets, and many other upgrades. Personality CHERISH THE CHARM ofthis beautifuloak filled dty lot.
and charm to spare. Motivated Seller. $234,900 .42 +/- ac. $85,000
BUY A BARGAIN-PRICED HOUSE and dock your boat 2.5+/- AC IN PIONEER PLANTATION. Priced from
nearby in a marina which borders the Caloosahatchee $74,000 to $85,000
River IThen cruise to anywhere in the wodd.This immacu- .46 ACRE BUILDING LOT- cleared and waiting for your
late 2 br/2 b ha s a den and 612 sq ft lanai, large kitchen new dream home. This home siteis in Laurel Oaks S/D just
with built-in desk, and large bedrooms with walk in closet. minutes from the Port LaBelle Marina. $75,000
Home has a whole-house water treatment syten. LEHIGH ESTATES -.297 +/ ac. Conveniently located to
$219,900 Ft. Myers $66,900
3BR/2BA WITH 1,656 SQ. FT. LIVING AREA. Built in PRIVACY PURE AND SIMPLE on these 1.25 to 3.75 +/-
2005. Screened lanai with hot tub. $215,000. ac. parcels. Lehigh Properties priced front $45,000 and
BRING YOUR FAMILY to this spacious 4B8R2BA home in up.
the city in Belmont Subdivision. CBS construction with 1/2 +/- ac. buildable lot west of Joel Blvd. in Lehigh.
large oak trees, fenced back yald, and outside storage $62,900
shed. $200,000 INDIAN HILLS .45 & .67 a +/ $53,900 to $55,000
3BD/2BA ON SPACIOUS GREENBELT. The home to .60 NDB w OM R
have for Serious cooks! $189,900 .60 +/- A f or Floteme $40,000
COUNTRY LIVING, BUT CLOSE TO TOWN, this full) MANY TO CHOOSE FROM 1/4 +/- ac. lots in NW
furnished 2BR/2BA CBS home is on 1/2 ac. atures Lehigh Acres, $36,900 and up
inucli ,0 tt, l kin .23 +/. AC ON SHADY LANE in Moore Haren. $35,000
clnse ,l v10 N i lllt ioe .21+/-AC. RESIDENTIAL LOT in lopical GulfAcaes in
Is the owner's winter retreat and is a steal at $185,000 Punta Gorda. Backs up to a canal. Priced to sell $19,990
PARTIALLY FURNISHED 3BR/2BA home includes car- WIDE VARIETY OF HOMESITES In all units of Port
port/storage shed. Near canal and community pool. LaBelle. Something for everyone 1/4 ac. to 1/3 +/. ac.
$155,000 Starting at $18,990,
LUXURY 2BR/2BA PT. LABELLE VILLA. Recently COMMERCIALINDUSTRIAL
remodeled with tiled bathrmoms and new kitchen. Both 4.61 +/ AC. ZONED 2. Owners Conce al dig
bedrooms are spacious, Enclosed, windowed back porch will include a one story buying (grde lei) with
that is used as an office and workout area. Common pool 67,600 s ft. conete block office arhouse with a metal
and covered eating area. $149,900 roof, Building details are negotiable between buyer and
3BR/1BA COUNTRY VILLAGE HOME. 1,044 sq. ft seller. 3,900,000
under air Screened porch. 134,900 3.09 ACRES OF R-3 ZONED PROPFRTY. Recently
2BR1BA, WOOD LAMINATE IN LIVING/DINING roded 19 partm s and SF home ( y ent
ROOMS, carpet in bedrooms. New kitchen cabinets, e eed) artments are 2 Br/2 Ba. Apartment complex has
appliances, faucets and fixtures Screened porch across the poo, rtanents se 2 Br/e li. Aats tent couple, has
tre back of the Vinyl sidingl Community Pool pool laundry room, Ideal location. Lots of potential it,
entire back of the se nyl CommunityPoolarea of future development with a supply constriction.
and Clubhouse. $125,000 $3,000,000
NEW CONSTRUCTION
NEW CONSTRUCTIOon N 1.02 ACRES OF PRIME B-1 ZONED PROPERTY in city
limits operating as a restuanrntar $1,200,000
3B / li U l LOCATED JUST ONE BLOCK SOUTH OF HWY 80 ON
$299,900 BRIDGE STREET this .62 ac parcel has great potential in
BE TIE FIRST TO LIVE in this 3BR/2. BA home that fe- s to an r or
hOR, -i I vr tILnl. 1 I 11w with tri his fantastic loalion for your busiess.
o o, 0,000
BUDGET FRIENDLY NEW CONSTRUCTION, 3B1/2A, GREAT BUSINESS POTENTIAL with 245' of hiuhw 80
wide grenblrIt insores privacy Reduced to $180,000 f g t, ,
w/$5,000 seller's contribution. Bring ALL offers. te, u will get notll is 1.02 +/- ll not last
JUST IN TIME TO DECORATE 6 stilIsh new tosiruc-l ly 99,900
lion CBS homes in 3 br & 4 hr nodlels available in Laurel YOUR BUSINESS BELONGS on this heavy industrial
Oaks S/D. ( ...... .. iic.. ..1 .., ... ,I ,i u.. it~ Zon hl for various nses with unlimited pixenttal.
antslH\W ( c .i .t... ,. ,.h" .,",, OFF HWY 80 IN LABELLE. .7 +/ ac \will make awion-
lies. Prices start269,000. S derful business location Picturesque pmpetm' has great
MANUFACIURlED HOMES ixvsibilics! $435,000
COUNTRY CHARM obr the horse enthusiasts 2000 sqt ft MO YOUR US SS TO IABELLE Hstoric bld-
JBRI/2BA with replace on 5 acres I ncluds I 5 stall horse i has Xen designed to aoLLmmodl e souIr business.
Ilriu $525,000 Why; R'it, whets inno cn huty l $224,500 '
LIKE NEW -Rg/BA doublewide MH on 9.54 +/- ac. COMMERCIAL LOT tn Lickel St. ,nl ts Ave with
399,00 inocbile holre. $137,000.
DONNA KANE, BROKER
ASSOCIATES: TRISBA ARNOLD, DENISE WALKER, BEI ELY CDRTIS,
PATTY WALKER, WAYNME SIMMONS, KAREN O'LTEEN,
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14 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, March 8,2007




It was 'udderly' fun at LaBelle Youth Livestock Show


By Sonja Crawford
The LaBelle Youth Livestock
Agricultural Exhibition Dairy
Goat Show sponsored by Mr.
Owen Luckey, Jr., Attorney at
Law was held on Thursday, Feb-
ruary 15. The Championship
Belt Buckles were sponsored by
Mr. Ralph Elver, Attorney at Law.
The official judge for the evening
was Kim Kemp of Felda.
The PeeWee exhibitors
received neck medallions for their
participation: Hanna Boone,
Haley Boone, Bryson Crawford,
Koby Spencer, Tanner Spencer,
Shawn Ponce, Zane Ponce, Ash-
ley Hicks, Melanie Miller, Alex
Acree, Elizabeth Rudd, CoCo
Ponce, Blake Crawford, Windall
Tindall, Taylor McGill, Coleman
Ponce, Meaghan Batton, Alexis
Miller, Aleigh Hackman, Dustin
Padgett, Timmy Musgrave, Jessica
Woodard, Aerial Woodard, and
Ryley Bowen. The Southwest
Florida Dairy Goat Association
sponsored the Most Promising
Showmen medallions awarded to
Alex Acree and Timmy Musgrave.
In the Junior/Senior Divi-
sions, exhibitors were awarded
a blue or red ribbon for each


Submitted photos/Teresa Hamll
Best in Show Jessica Bechtel with Junior Miss Ashley Curry.


dairy goat entry: Edward Bebon:
2 blue ribbons; 1 Grand Champi-
on; James Bebon: 1 blue rib-
bon; 1 Grand Champion; Johnny
Bebon: 1 blue ribbon; Jessica
Bechtel: 8 blue ribbons, 4 Grand
Champion rosettes and 1
Reserve Champion rosette;


Isaac Lopez: 3 blue ribbons;
Nicholas Ponce: 2 blue ribbons;
Sierra Raso: 5 blue ribbons, and
3 Reserve Champion rosettes;
Cassidy Willis: 4 blue ribbons,
and 1 Reserve Champion
rosette; Allyson Woodard: 1 blue
ribbon; Darian Woodard: 1 blue


Showmanship Award Edward Bebon with Junior Miss Ashley
Curry.


ribbon; Kaleigh Woodard: 1
blue ribbon; Britney Woosley: 2
blue ribbons; Stephen Woosley:


4 blue ribbons;
The Best of Show trophy and
belt buckle was awarded to Jessi-


ca Bechtel with her dairy goat
named Fern. Fern is a Grade Milk-
er born on November 1, 2004.
In the Junior Fitting and
Grooming division: James
Bebon captured the first place
trophy with Johnny Bebon in
second place and Cassidy Willis
achieving third place. In Show-
manship, James Bebon won first
place receiving a belt buckle
with Steven Woosley achieving
the second place trophy and
Darian Woodard in third place.
In the Senior Fitting and
Grooming division: Jessica
Bechtel took first place with
Edward Bebon in second place
and Sierra Raso in third place. In
Showmanship, Edward Bebon
achieved the first place belt
buckle and trophy with Jessica
Bechtel receiving the second 3
place trophy and Britne y
Woosley in third place.
Exhibitors who participated n
the LaBelle Youth Livestock Go. Lt
Show were members of the Pii,-
neer Dairy Goat 4-H Club undi r
the leadership of Patricia Bosle,'
the Udder Fun Dairy Goat 4-h
Club led by Marsha Bechtel and
the Barnyard Buddies 4-H Club
led by Karen Tindall.


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$650/M
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$1,000/M. Off Gibson/Morse Shores in E. Ft.
Myers.
3/2/1 IN PORT LABELLE $850/M on E.
Palomar.
COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE $800+
tax/M.
LOTS STARTING AT $22.500
CAGL THE OFFICE FOR MORE INFO
1.25+/- IN MONTURA, well, septic, and
electric pole. Selling "AS IS" Asking $69,900.
HOMES FOR SALE
JUST LISTED! BRAND NEW!!
3Bedroom/2Bath/1 Car garage. On Sandy
Circle -Asking $210,000.
$29,000 BELOW APPRAISAL! REDUCED
$229,900. 3Bedroom/3Bath, 1 Car garage,


Great Location! New roof and A/C. In Morse
Shores.
ON E. SUNFLOWER 3 Bedroom,/2 Bath/1
Car garage $189,000.
ON MISSOURI IN THE CITY LIMITS 3
Bedroom/1.5 Bath Asking $179,900.
ON SUMMERALL RD. IN MUSE 3
Bedroom/2 Bath on 1 acre+ REDUCED to
$146,900.
DUPLEX ON 3RD STREET OFF BELMONT
3 Bedroom/2 Bath, new updates inside. Good
Rental Income. Priced at $250,000/
ON MARINER COURT 1 Bedroom/1
Bath/1 Car garage $125,000.
OFF PALOMAR 3 Bedroom/2 Bath/I Car
garage $172,500.
S. EDGEWATER 3 Bedroom/2 Bath/1 Car
garage Reduced to $179,000.00 (Contract
Pending)
IN PIONEER PLANTATION 3 Bedroom/2
Bath on 2.5 Acres REDUCED to
$174,000.001


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IPr 863 675-- 4550 -
281 S. Bridge Street LaBelle
K eal Rodney Murray & Seth Howard
Lie. Real Estate Brokers
1State co. Associates: Phil Lewis,
s tt L Tamra Franco, Kyndel Murray


365 Acres w/3,000+/- ft. on Hwy 80 and 1,300+/-
ft. on Old River.
173 Beautiful oak filled acres with nice 2/2 home.
Fenced & cross fenced, cow pens. Can be subdivid-
ed. 441 platted lots. $3,400,000. Owner Anxious.
Very nice 3BR/2B brick home in Riverbend Estates.
Enjoy the large screened patio or the peace & quite
under the beautiful oaks. Only $349,900.
Very oowonnr
convi iM i%0 lM M T7l4llIof.
Only $169,900.
3/2 on 2.6 acres completely fenced & cross fenced,
pole barn. $164,900.
61.25 acres. Improved pastures & fenced. Only
$11,000 per acre.
19 acre orange grove. Located in Hendry Co.
$11,900 per acre.
40 acre orange grove. Located in Hendry Co.
$11,900 per acre.


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DESIRABLE LOCATION! 2BR/2BA Well main-
tained home offers an open floor plan and eat in
kitchen. Exterior features a detached garage,
above ground pool and new roof $192,500
THIS 2/2 HAS RELAXING VIEWS OVER-
LOOKING THE SMALL LAKE. bay windows,
vaulted ceilings, open floor plan, and large mnas-
ter suite. The exterior features include, large
attached carport, new storage shed/workshop,
wood deck and shaded yard. For the investor;
retiree or the first time homebuyer, this could
be it! $120,000
3BR/1.5BA CBS HOME SITUATED on over-
sized lot in the city. Home features split floor
plan, ceramic tile & covered carport. Great
price and location! $159,900.
OUAINT OLD FLORIDA HOME located with-
in LaBelle City limits within walking distance of
stores, banks and Barron Park. Features include
large dining room and wood floors. Price to
Sell! $138,000
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This recently renovated 3BR/2BA home has
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w/ lift.) Priced to Sell!!! $525,000
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LOVERS. This 2/2 CBS Home & Guest mobile
is on Jack's Branch w/ river access, This Unique
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CO:.-i.., property is covered with large oaks.
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CHARMING 2R/2BA CRE T


CHARMING 2BR/2BA CREEKFRONT HOME


walking distance to Downtown LaBelle, just East
of Bridge. Great waterfront value! $550,000
SPECTACULAR RIVERFRONT PARCEL! Tvo
buildable lots w/60' protected dock on old river
oxbow. Prestine views up river & across to pro-
tected state owned land. Plus no corps setback,
approx. 2L00Il of waterfront & situated on both
the Caloosahatchee River(Inracoastal
waterwayy) and the old river oxbow.


situated on more hIan a lalf acre corner lol i/ $1,500,000
large oak & citrus Irees. I.ociated on Ioll ywog ONE OF A KIND RIVERFRONTI This 12 acre
Point Rd. in Caloosai stIates & provides the ulti- parcel has magnificent views of the
mate in privacy. lHome features new tile roof, Caloostahatchee River. It features a boat dock &
new kitchen, ceramic ile iad wood floors in liv- 400 +/- feet of river frontage the Intracoastal
ing area. REDUCED $295,000 Waterway, $2,400,000
WATERFRONT LOTS LOCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION!!! This
EXCELLENT LOCATION. Build your dream 3+/- acre peninsula has over 700' of
homeon this .84+/- Ac. on Pollywog Creek in a Caloosahatchee River frontage with Hwy, 29
lovely riverfront community. Property has some access. Zoned C-2 your possibilities are endless!
riverfront views w/ access to the $3,300,000
Caloosahatchee River. $214,500 HOMES IN THE CITY
GORGIOUS RIVERFRONT! This 1.04 acre lotthe city w/many
is wounded & located on Counly Road 78. Build PRICED TO SELLI Home in the city w/many
your dream home on this parcel & enjoy end- oks.' This 3BR/2BA features galvalume roof,
less views of Illh Caloosahatchee River. Seller "ew interior paint, open living area, eat in
Moiivaed! rini g all offers! Price Rerduceld 1I khen & open dining. Fenced back yard with
$325,000 cwll fir aiiw irriggation & storage shed.
BEAUTIFIUI, IVERVIEWS from this water- $179,500
froni hIome si.e on deep-Iwaer river oxlow wv/ CHARMING 2BR/2BA CEDAR HOME sits on
private dock in place. Home site is located oversized corner lot in the city. Features are
approx. 75 ft. from the main river. Permits are in vaulted ceilings, tile, French doors, fenced back
place to re-dredge oxbow $499,000 yard & extra stoirge. $199,900
IINiItil MLUI I II-Islll Y l HOMES
I N \ II M I N I OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE. 2BR/2BA
So) I' P I I I 1 NI I 1 1 on SR 29 situated on H acre. $99,500. UNDER
"2 '111 I'- I, II' .''i111' CONTRI ACT
i "'~".* ''k THIS 2BR/2BA IS SITUATED on a nicely land-
S IIl ,i '" ."'' I" I ... II l I ,... escaped corner lot. The home offers a new gal-
2. ', ... I .' s.. ** I i1 value roof, well and sprinklersystem, spacious
W 1' ,. ' li ily room, screened porch and an extra large
S .. ,,, .' .""' i """ master bedroom,. $165,000


2BR/2BA UNIT WOULD MAKE a great rental
investment or full-time residence. Located on
the first floor this condo features tile through-
out (except bedrooms), new carpet in bed-
rooms, new paint, solid surface counter tops &
lanai. Comfortable living awaits your arrival!
$169,900
APPEALING 2BR/2BA HOME LOCATED in a
desirable neighborhood approximately 5 miles
West of LaBelle. Features include open floor
plan, new metal roof, ceramic tile, fenced rear
yard, and gorgeous curb appeal. Home recently
painted inside and out is situated on a beautiful
.25 acre lot. Move in ready! Seller will consider
trades! $187,000
3BR/2BA MANUFACUTED HOME located in
the Historic Ft. Deanud area. Situated on 2 acre
lot, fenced and recently remodeled. Price
Reduced $175,000
REDUCED 3BR/2BA HOME. WELL KEPT &
CLEANI This home is truly a beauty from the
inside out. Features: ceramic tile, bonus room
w/ hurricane shutters, screened porch, alarm
system & spacious bedrooms & bathrooms.
Well manicured corner lot w/irrigation system.
A must see! $179,000
3BR/2BA CBS HOME W/POOL in Laurel
Oaks, very desirable neighborhood w/ greatI
floor plan for a growing family Property is sur-
rounded by large oaks. Home/pool needs TLC,
being sold AS IS. Price Reduced $189,000
IMMACULATE 3BR/1BA CBS HOME
w/bonus room. Situated oln a O .acre corner lot
w/ great curb appeal. Price Includes additional
buildable lot. $219,500
3BR/2.5BA CBS POOL HOME. spacious Iloor
plan boasting over 2,000 ft, of a/c living space,
large Family room overlooking beautiful lap
pool, patio and courtyard. Also features
oflice/4th bedroom, walk it closets, hbrik paved
deck and new roof In 2005. $310,000


HOMES ON ACREAGE
SPACIOUS MANUFACTURED HOME on 5+/-
acres. Property has pond, fenced, cleared &
ready for your horses. This 4BR/2BA oversized
home features split floor plan, wood-like floor-
ing in living areas & many extras! Price Reduced
$265,000
3BRi2BA SECLUDED HOME nestled in your
own private citrus grove located on beautiful Ft.
Denaud Rd. Well maintained m1anufiactured
home w/ open floor plan, vaulted ceilings &
\walk in closets, Master bath features garden tub
& shower, $279,900
iBR/1BA CBS HOME on 8.8+/- acres fronting
on paved road approx, 3 miles from town.
Property is fenced & cross fenced wv/ gorgeous
oaks and horse stable. $490,000.
IWY 78 FRONTAGE Over 12 acres w/ 2 living
units. Homesteaded in 1893 by William Henry
Whidden, It will be hard to find a more desir-
able site. A prime location in an area of pro-
posed future development in beautiful Fort
Denaud. Features a 3/2 CBS home and rental
mobile home on 12.03 acres with massive old
oaks and palms. Located approximately 7 1/2
miles West of IaBelle with frontage oin hi': 78
and Norris Road. $900,000
UNIQUE OLD FLORIDA ESTATE! 10,538 sq.
ft. under roof + 2,585 sq. ft. pool & patio area!
Exclusive pool home located East of l.aBelle on
5 beautiful, oak- & L ,,, 1 1 iii .I ,.... Iiil lll .1..
SR 80. HIome features many architectural details
from va\lulted ceilings & skylights, to Spianish tile
looking. Custom floor plan includes 3 master
suites, private sitting moms, FrenchL doors to
large lanal, covered walkways, poolside rec
room, 1IBI/BA cottage, twelve-hay workshops
i/ gafilge, electric' gate centrllnceway,' paved
drive & Completle'ly' fenced. Onei of a kind!
$1,500,000


ACREAGE/LOTS
PRIME ACREAGEI 15+/- Acres in Felda
fronting on Hwy 29. Priced to sell! Call for
details
BEAUTIFUL OAK COVERED CITY OF
LABELLE LOT. Located in established neigh-
borhood. Build your home on this .45 acre lot.
Price Reduced $59,900
COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS
PRIME LOCATIONI Business zoned property
located in Downtown LaBelle. Perfectly situated
on the corner of (HWY 29) Bridge Street and
Park Avenue, less than 1 block from the
Caloosahatchee River. 1,846 sq. ft. Historical
Florida-Style two story building fronts on Bridge
Street plus quaint office building fronting on
Park Avenue. $1,200,000
BRING YOUR BUSINESS TO THE HEART
OF THE CITY This business zoned property is
located in LaBelle on y Hwy 80.
Improvements include CBS ng with a 44' x
24' canopy. $399,000 ONTRACT
INDUSTRY -
INDUSTRIAL PROPERTYf' cellent invest-
ment opportunity w/277' frontage on Hwy 29.
1.59+/- acres on corner of Hwy 29 & N.
Industrial Loop Road, 3 steel buildings-
(Wnrehouse-3,800 sq. ft.; shop 1,600 sq, ft.;
office building 2,520 sq. ft.) all currently leased.
$1,100,000
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
ESTABLISHED IN 1984 THE GATOR BAIT
IPUB has been a thriving bus -in the Pioneer
Community for many yieats.l e ever wt-
ed to run your own Re' d
Iere's your chance, This, b
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Program
Esperando ahorrar mas con
los gastos de la carcel el juez
Sloan propuso un program
aprobatorio que ha generado
ciertas critics
Kirk Jameson quien habl6
acerca del asunto durante la
reuni6n de los comisionados el
13 de febrero dijo que el plan
tenfa algunas fallas que no
servirlan muy bien. El juez pien-
sa que al Condado le sale mas
barato imponer un program de
gente vigilada que est6 afuera de
la carcel. Cada prisionero genera
un gasto de $18,200 por afio. La
propuesta del juez es mantener
a los prisioneros vigilados hasta
el dfa del juicio. Por supuesto
que esto no podria funcionar
con prisioneros peligrosos. Sin
embargo el program no solu-
cionarfa el problema pero le
ahorrarfa $50.000 al Condado.
Algunos piensan que dejar libres
a los prisioneros no es la mejor
soluci6n.
Jameson discuti6 que la
prisi6n local es mas afectada
porque la gente no tiene sus
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Jameson tiene un negocio de
prestar dinero a las personas
que no pueden pagar sus fianzas
para salir de la carcel el no est de
acuerdo con el program
porque podrfa perder su nego-
cio.
"La mayorfa del tiempo los
acusados no pueden pagar sus
fianzas'. Dijo Jameson. iQu6 le
hace pensar la juez que ellos
pueden pagar este servicio?
Debido a la naturaleza del
caso teniendo que esperar cuan-
do el juez dejar a los prisioneros
tomar ventajas del program a la
mayorfa de ellos les gustarfa
pagar la fianza antes de tener el
juicio. En vez de eso lo que se
pretend lograr es mantenser al
individuo afuera de la carcel
para que no est6 involucrado
con los reos mas peligrosos.
El juez Sloan dijo que el dur6
dos dias recopilando informa-
ci6n acerca de los casos de pri-


sioneros que est .n acusados de
delitos de primer, segundo y ter-
cer grado ademas de otros deli-
tos menores.
Don Jamesosn quien no est
de acuerdo con las recomenda-
ciones del juez acerca del pro-
grama dijo: "Todo el tiempo que
el estuvo gastando trabajando
en ese program lo pudo haber
invertido colocando casos en la
corte y ahorrarle dinero al Con-
dado" Dijo Jameson a los comi-
sionados.
El abogado del Condado
Mark Lapp quien ha servido
como administrator interino se
va a reunir son el juez Sloan para
discutir el asunto. La aprobaci6n
del program propuesto por el
juez ser considerada en una
future reuni6n. "Esto es algo que
yo querfa hacer para ayudar a la
policia asi que ser decision del
consejo administrative si lo
aceptan o no.


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classes de policfas auxiliares que
van a comenzar en octubre. El
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BLUE HEELER/Jack Russell
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CAT (f): Black, vic hwy 710
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WHEEL COVERS, Set for 2000
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business experience
required. The applicant
must be able to communi-
cate effectively In both
languages, must possess
great people skills and
branch travel required.
Great benefits with starting
salary commensurate with
experience. Fax resume to
Mall Chamness at
863.983,5043 or pick up
employment applications
at 300 East Sugarland
Hwy, Clewiston. EOE
"Can You Dig It?" Heavy
Equipment School. 3wk
training program. Backhoes,
Bulldozers, Trackhoes. Local
job placement. Start digging
dirt Now. Call
(866)362-6497 or
888)707-6886.
Driver- CLASS-A CDL DRIV-
ERS- Now Hiring OTR & Lo-
cal Drivers- New Equipment;
Great Benefits; Premium Pay
Package. Call Oakley Trans-
port, (877)882-6537.
Driver: DON'T JUST START
YOUR CAREER, START IT
RIGHT! Company Sponsored
CDL training in 3 weeks.
Must be 21. Have CDL? Tui-
tion reimbursement! CRST.
(866)917-2778.
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Driver-BYNUM TRANSPORT
needs qualified drivers for
Central Florida- Local & Na-
tional OTR positions. Food
grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps, great benefits, com-
petitive pay & new equip-
ment. (866)GO-BYNUM.
Need 2 years experience.
DRIVERS! ACT NOW! 21 CDL-
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36-43cpm/$1.20pm $0
Lease NEW Trucks CDL-A +
3 mos OTR (800)635-8669.
Drivers -Car hauling career.
GREAT HOME TIME! Excep-
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Training! Min. 1 yr, Class-A
CDL exp, req. THE WAG-
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(912)571-9668 OR
(866)413-3074.
Host Families & Representa-
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arriving August. Has own in-
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Now being hired at
Ortona Sand Company
863-675-1454
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Southern Gardens Citrus

GROVES ANALYST

The ideal candidate will possess good data en-
try, admin., and comm. skills. Computer skills
including Excel, data base queries/analysis, ES-
RI, ArcMap GIS programs are highly desirable.
Associates degree with 1-2 years of similar
work experience is preferred. Position includes
processing GIS data, data entry, and ArcMap
projects. Maintain accounts and reports of
grove inspection cycles. Data entry/analysis of
all data collected by grove Scouts. Assist in
documentation and adfiin. of Scouting tasks.
Includes administrative aspects of Scouting su-
pervision, e.g., safety, payroll, and human re-
sources issues. Prepare inspection cycle
reports, and assist supervision with CDMS and
other related programs.

Southern Gardens located in Clewiston, Florida
is the world's largest supplier of 100% pure
Florida not-from-concentrate (NFC) orange juice
to the private label industry and major brands.
We offer competitive pay with bonus potential
as well as a full benefits package that includes
medical, dental, life, retirement plan and many
others.

Please submit resume by mail, fax, or e-mail to:
Southern Gardens Citrus, 1820 County Rd.
#833, Clewiston, FL 33440
dmelton@southerngardens.com
Fax: 863-902-4315
Equal Opportunity Employer


STORE MANAGERS
ASSISTANT STORE MANAGERS
SALES ASSOCIATES
As one of the largest convenience store retailers in the
World, Circle K Stores Inc, provides exceptional
MANAGEMENT opportunities to those individuals who desire
the challenges and rewards of operating a fast-paced retail
environment. Our fast-track management program couples
classroom instruction with hands-on experience to equip you
with the essential elements to ensure success.
Benefits include Medical/Dental, Paid Vacation, and
401K (lucrative).
If you possess:
An entrepreneurial spirit, In-depth focus on customer
service, leadership qualities, positive attitude, and
high energy level.
Investigate the opportunities we have to offer by calling:
Lakeport / Moorehaven / LaBelle Area
Circle K Stores, Inc.
Contact: Ruth
941-204-7783 or Cecilia 239-963-5092
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D


TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED
Home every night.
Benefits available.
Inquire at:
Syfrett Feed Co.
3079 NW 8th Street, Okeechobee.
863-763-5586.

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
5 years experience minimum, A.P, A.R.
experience required. Send resume to:
Lodge Construction, Inc.
2161-A McGregor Blvd.
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Attention Mike Dunn
Fax 239 332-0218 or
E-mail mike.lodqeconstruction.com


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IMMOKALEE

Catch the Excitement
The Seminole Casino in Immokalee is seeking fun, energetic and
enthusiastic individuals to join the area's Hottest entertainment
venue immediately
Quality individuals seeking Career Opportunities and
advancement are encouraged to apply today
Pick YOUR career and embark on a new adventure

Count Team Member Security Officer
Line Cook TAD/Gaming Machine
Prep Cook Customer Service
Public Space Attendant Representative
Restaurant Server

We are also seeking candidates for these management positions:
TAD/Gaming Machine Floor Supervisor

Benefits available for ALL employees
Apply in person TODAYI www.thesemlnolecasino.com
506 S. 1st St. Immokalee, FL 1-800-218-0007
The Seminole Casino is a Drug-free Workplace


HENRY REGIONAL Nobles-Collier, Inc.
MEDICAL CENTER is currently taking
' rMEDICAL CENTER applications for im-
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LPN I or II (FT,PT, Perdlem)
FL LPN Lic. & IV Certi. Willing to work flexible schedule.
Full time ER RN III Staff/Supervisor
Valid FL lic. Min 3 yrs exp., ACLS, PALS reQ.
Perdlem RN Nursing Supervisor
Valid FL RN lic. 5 + yrs. clinical exp. Must have 3 yrs charge or
supervisory status. ACLS PALS req.
Per Diem- C.N.A or C.NA Monitor Tech
Must possess a valid C.N.A Cert. and exp. monitoring rhythm
recognition.
Full time Registered Nurse
Must possess a valid FL license w/ at least I yr. exp in area of
expertise.
Full time- Medical Technologist
BS Degree in Medical Technology; national cert or eligible
for cert or State lic; technical exp in test interpretation,
Quality control and instrument maint. Night/Day shift &
requires on-call & weekend rotation.
Part time ER Registration Clerk
Prev exp in a hospital or medical office setting pref w/ prior exp in
registration or business office functions. Knowledge of medical
terminology is a plus. Must type at least 45 wpm
Fulftime-PN or C.MA. (HFCC)
Must possess excellent cust. svc. and clinical skills
Per diem Laboratory Asslstant/Phlebotomist
(weekend day shift)
Must be earned in phl oy Will perform
specimen cllction (skill lev from trics to Geriatrics)
Full time Patient Account Rep
3+ yrs in a hospital or medical office setting pref. Must be knowl-
edgeable of third party re-imbursements and co-pays and profi-
cient with personal computer apps.
Full tme- HIM Receptionst
Medical office experience is preferred. Must possess excellent cus-
tomer service skills and greet patients.
www.hendrFyg!ional.or&
Phone: 863-902-3079 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
Drug Free Workplace EOE

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Real Estate Development and Management company current-
ly seeks an experienced administrative assistant to process
and manage commercial contracts, leases and general office
tasks. Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to,
lease drafting and administration, all aspects of managing
contract timeliness, comprehensive record keeping, general
secretarial duties and tenant supervision.
Experience in Leasing, Property Management and or a
paralegal degree preferred. A comprehensive knowledge of
Microsoft Office and related software programs is required.
Compensation based on experience and demonstrated ability,
fully paid health and dental coverage after 90 days, two
weeks vacation and 401k eligible after one year. Reliable
transportation required. Primary office is east of Clewiston
with a satellite office in Labelle.
dcroyalatheroyalcompanies,com


Drug Free Work Place
Excellent Benefits & Pay
401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Insurance
& Bonuses.


Apply at:
5701 Ft. Denaud Road
Gulfcoast Trucking, LLC.
or call 863-675-4410






Drug Free Work Place
Class A CDL. Excellent Benefits & Pay
401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Insurance
& Bonuses.

Apply at:
5701 Ft. Denaud Road
SGulfcoast Citrus Harvesting, Inc.
or call 863-675-4410






Experience in hydraulics, pump repair,
welding and machine repair.

Drug Free Work Place, Class A CDL. Excellent
Benefits & Pay 401K, Paid Vacation,
Paid Insurance & Bonuses.

Apply at: Gulfcoast Citrus Caretaking, Inc.
5701 Ft. Denaud Road or call 863-675-4410






Drug Free Work Place
Class A CDL. Excellent Benefits & Pay
401K, Paid Vacation, Paid Insurance
& Bonuses.

Apply at:
5701 Ft. Denaud Road
Gulfcoast Products, Inc.
or call 863-675-4410


IlitUlIOL IIIIm I UOI-
tions available are:
Packinghouse
Maintenance, Dump
Truck and Forklift
Drivers.


Please apply at 212
Jerome Drive in Im-
mokalee. All appli-
cants must be 18
years of age or older
and have an Immok-
alee I.D. White Card.
NO Part-time work
available.

PLEASE NO PHONE
CALLS!

NOW HIRING
Glades County Sheriffs Office
Glades County Sheriffs
Office is accepting
applications for positions
in its new headquarters
and jail facility.
*Correctional Officer
Supervisor
*Correctional Officers
Supply Clerk
*Records and Reception
*Control Room Clerks
*Booking Clerks
*Building Maintenance
*IT Manager
Extra Pay for Language
Skills, Dog Handlers, Field
Training Officers, higher
education and advanced
training and more. Review
all openings, pay rates and
hiring policies at
www.gladessheriff.org.
Down load your applica-
tion or pick up one from
the field office at 1995 SR
78 NW or at the Sheriffs
Office at 599 Ave J,
Moore Haven, FL 33471.
Medical Service and Food
Service Positions will be
filled by the vendors for
those contracts. Persons
interested in those jobs
can contact the vendor
directly. The contact
numbers are posted on
the web site.
Post Office Now Hiring. Avg.
Pay $20/hour or $57K annu-
ally including Federal Bene-
fits and OT. (800)709-9754
EXT.5799 USWA Exam/Fee
Req.
SHOP HELP/ MECHANIC
All Coast Tractor
6451 W. SR 80/ LaBelle, FL
863-674-1111



OUTREACH WORKER
Minimum HS diploma w/exp.
in community services req'd.
Medical Assistant exp. &
bilingual pref'd. Competitive
salary and excellent benefits.
Apply at
Community Health Centers
315 South W. C Owen Ave
Clewiston, FI
or fax resume to
(863)983-9604
EOE/DFWP
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LICENSED SECURITY OFFICER
In the LaBelle area. Between
18-20 hrs wkly, 2nd shift.
Please call 941-255-9676
SECRETARY
Part-time for Children's
Medical Services office in
LaBelle. Prefer bilingual
and medical background.
Call (239)433-6723 X114
SECRETARY/BOOKKEEPER
Part-time, Immediate.position.
Please e-mail resume to:
gyedcenter@earthlink.net
or call (863)675-6800 for appt


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ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER
GAS/CONVENIENCE STORE
Big Cypress & Brighton Reservation

Minimum 1 yr. supervisory experience.
Excellent communication & computer
skills. Good leadership skills, positive
attitude. Flexible hours, Florida Drivers
License. High School Diploma or GED.
Excellent benefits incl. medical, dental
& 401K. Salary based on experience.
Fax resume to (954) 967-3477






Perform general and administrative du-
ties. Answer phones, maintain files, pro-
cess documents for payments. Assist with
the preparation of weekly and monthly
reports. High School diploma/GED. Good
typing & computer skills. (MS Office).
Good interpersonal communication. Expe-
rience in clerical and customer service.
Fax resume to 954-967 3477


PROJECT MANAGER
With 5 years experience in commercial
government market. 4 year BS/BA accredited.
Top salary, top pay. Send resume to:
Lodge Construction, Inc.
2161-A McGregor Blvd.
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Attention Mike Dunn
Fax 239 332-0218 or
E-mail mikealodgeconstruction.com


Financial



Business
Opportunities 305
Money Lnders 310
Tax Preparation 315




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Services



Babysitting 405
ChHd Care Needed 410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Services435




CARPET
AND
UPHOLSTERY
CLEANING
Residential, Commercial
Auto, RV f& Boats
Call
863
675-7297
Se Habla Espanol



HOME CLEANING SERVICE
Floors, Dusting,
Fans & More
Contact Leeann
863-675-2034




L,
COMPUTER SERVICE
trouble shooting, set-up,
up-grades, systems built,
tutoring. Win.95, 98,
2000. ME, XR licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925

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today's competitive
market? In the employ-
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ALL
OCCASION
DJ
Music for everyone
Light show available

Call
863
673-0065
Se Habla Espanol

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 Jamesonat
jamesonc@
hendry.kl 2.fl.us


HORSE
BOARDING
Also Saddles,
Tack & Horses
863-674-1355 or
239-935-9268



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



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


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DAILY WORK DAILY PAY
ALL TYPES OF WORK AVAILABLE

1 @, FINDERS
202 E. Sugrland Hwy(aro m Clwiaton Inn)
(863) 902-9494


PHOTO
RESTORATIONS
Pick up & Delivery available
for LaBelle area.
Call Lila at (239)989-6358


Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Bicycles 530
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China. Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health & Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools a Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Tools 725
Toys & Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONER- big unit,
4yrs old, good condition,
$75 (863)467-0122
AIR CONDITIONERS (2): Win-
dow units, $100 for both.
954-237-4846


MIRROR, 39"x29", Gold leaf, 3
sides. $75 (863)674-0482
WANTED: FLORIDA ART
A.E. Backus, J. Hutchinson
H. Newton, G. Buckner, E.
Buckner, L. Roberts, A. Hair,
R A. McClendon, S. Newton,
BIG $$ (772)562-5567


AMANA REFRIGERATOR-
white, works good, $110 or
best offer (863)635-0079
CHEST FREEZER, Small,
works fine. $40
(863)983-7625
MICROWAVE: Gold Star,
small. $20. (863)467-4567
REFRIGERATOR, Frigidaire,
15.4 cu. ft. $60 or best offer.
(863)357-0262
REFRIGERATOR, GE, side by
side, water & ice in door,
good condition. $200
(863)357-6700
REFRIGERATOR, Hot Point,
Almond color. Full size.
Looks & works good. $75.
(863)467-6984
STOVE, GE, Electric range,
$25 (863)946-3822
STOVE w/4 ranges & a lot of
extra's. Black & White. Excel-
lent condition. $200.
(863)983-6319
WASHER & DRYER: Kenmore
both work great. $140 will
separate. Free delivery! Call
863-675-8937.
Washer & Dryer, Maytag Nep-
tune, new, digital, front load,
retail $1699, sell for $600.
(863)675-8182
WASHER & DRYER,
Stackable, GE Space Maker.
$400 or best offer.
(270)331-4090
WASHER: GE, large capacity,
heavy duty, multi cycle,
good condition. $65. Call af-
ter 5pm. 863-467-2040
WASHERS & DRYERS
STACK UNITS
$95 & up, Up to 1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
(239)694-0778
W/D, Whirlpool Cabrio, New,
top of the line, mint cond.,
$1800 @ Best Buy, sell
$1300. (954)401-2737



MICROWAVE- Small, Good
condition. $15.
(863)467-1014
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BICYCLE: 3 wheels, good con-
dition, good paint. $90.
863-467-4567
BIKES (2) 26", 1 Girls & 1
Boys. $60 for both will sell
separately. (863)763-5011
Get a quick response to
any tem you may be sell-
Inn with a classified ad.


STEEL BUILDINGS FACTORY
Sale- As low as
$3.89/square foot. Straight
Wall Commercial Grade.
2,400 to 100,000 square
feet. Garages, Shops, Strip
Malls, Warehouses, Mini-
Storages, etc. Factory Erec-
tion Available.
(800)720-6857.



METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$
Buy Direct From Manufactur-
er. 20 colors in stock with all
Accessories. Quick turn
around! Delivery Available
3 5 2 ) 498-0778
888)393-0335 Mention
code 24.
PLYWOOD, 50 sheets, $300
(561)762-4620 Jupiter area
TILE FLOOR, 3 boxes 16x16.
Roof shingles 9 bundles. 5
Bali blind. $145. Will separ-
ate. (863)467-1014
WOOD FLOORING: 300 sq. ft.
x 3/4" Thick TG, Solid Brazil-
ian Cherry. Undamaged.
Make offer. (863)675-7926


RUG, New, 8'2" x 10" Country
Garden Past, red, green, mus-
tard, brown & beige. Never
opened. $200 (863)674-0098


BOUNCE HOUSE/SLIDE
COMBO, 15x15, Great condi-
tion. $2500 (239)298-6160
or (863)675-1113 LaBelle
BOUNCE HOUSE/SLIDE COM-
BO, 10x10, Great condition.
$500 (239)298-6160 or
(863)675-1113 LaBelle
WINNIE THE POOH, Toddler
bed w/mattress & toy chest.
Very good condition. $100
(863)677-1591


PANTS & SHIRTS: size 3X,
new, name brands with tick-
ets, $30 will separately.
(954)237-4846 Clewiston
RAINCOAT: Men's, size 2x,
black, washable, casual, like
new. Paid $160, asking $30.
863-357-1560


COCA COLA COOLER: Free
standing, holds up to 48
cans or bottles. Very good
cond. $125. (863)467-0W7.
ELVIS COLLECTION: Many
items, Rare items, items from
Graceland, memorabilia. $350
neg.(863)467-0627
SCARFACE MEMORABILIA &
Wall art. $100 or best offer.
(863)634-5450
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Ga-
tor, plays fight song & march-
es, never opened. Paid $60,
sell for $45 (863)674-0482



COMPUTER: Dell Dimension
4550. Windows XPR Pentium 4,
30gb, 256k Ram, CD RW,
speakers. $350.863-763-5316
DELL- 4400 Pentium 4 Pro-
cessor, 17" monitor, Incid CD-
RW drive & more upgrades
$450. (863)634-4888
DELL COMPUTER XP Office,
games, Fast, $125
(863)517-2782 Call Tony
DELL P4 COMPUTER SYS.,
80 GB, 512 MB. XP Pro,
DVD RW, KB/M/Spkr.
$299. (863)517-2782 Tony


BED- King size, Complete, in-
cludes comforter, Shams
with skirt. $200,
(863)467-1325
BED: TRUNDLE w/2 Twin Like
new mattresses. $45.
(863)675-4990
BEDS, Twin: Matching Set,
Pine w/box springs & mat-
tresses & 2 matching ward-
robes. $300. (863)675-0378
DAY BED: With trundle bed,
wrought iron frame, nice.
$200. LaBelle area.
(863)675-1138
DINING ROOM SET- cherry,
china cab, 4 side chairs, 2
arm chairs, $750 or best of-
fer (863)675-4696
DINING ROOM SEE Oak color
w/4 chairs & extension. Ex-
cellent condition. $200.
(863)983-6319
DR SET, Table & 6 cane
chairs, upholstered seats, 2
Ig. leafs, hutch, very nice.
$500 (863)357-0709
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER,
Solid wood, Golden Oak fin-
ish, up to 42" TV. $350.
(863)763-4992
LIVINGROOM SET- Hunter
green, Sofa, Loveseat, recliner,
Big chair w/ottoman 18 mo old
$900. (863)357-0391. Okee.
LOVESEAT- Blue, burgundy
pin stripe, exc, cond. $100
(863)634-5450
MATTRESS- New, Therapeutic
Magnetic. Paid. $800. Ask-
ing $300. (863)357-5754


MICRO RECLINER, (2), camel,
end tables & coffee table,
$150 will sell separately.
(863)946-1138
SOFA, Loveseat, Recliner &
Ottoman, Pine $300. for all.
(863)675-0378
TABLE: Round, 43". Only $50.
863-675-3793
TABLES (3): Coffee (1), ends
(2), light oak, brand new.
$300 or best offer.
863-675-2152


TWIN CAPT BED: Arbor Creek,
Rooms to Go, w/ nightstand,
excellent condition. $275 or
best offer. 863-763-6617



GOLF CART: Club car, gaso-
line, good condition. $1600.
863-763-5816


BB GUN: 760 pellet, pump w/
scope, new. $40.
863-675-3032 (Labelle)
ESTATE SALE- Discount pric-
es for Shotguns, Rifles &
Pistol re-loading equipment
& supplies. (863)675-6432
SPORTARIZED ENFIELD, 303
Brittish, synthetic stock,
peep sites, very accurate.
$175 neg. 863-467-2148



UNIVERSAL WEIGHT SYS-
TEM- competition set, like
new, used indoors only $200
neg(863)634-6636



MICROWAVE OVEN: Large,
ideal for workplace or home.
Only $40! Call Jan at
863-357-6303.
ROOM AIR FILTER: Kenmore,
excellent condition. $90.
863-357-6303
VERTICAL BLINDS- Off white.
Great condition. Only a few
months old. Fits 36" window.
$20. (863)357-6315


EARRINGS- 10k gold, medium
size bamboo. Heart shaped
$75 (239)823-9804


TABLE LAMPS- 3, Excellent
condition. $30. will sep.
(863)467-8681



PATIO, 4 Chairs, Umbrella,
Good condition. $100.
(863)467-1325
PATIO SET- white with glass
top, 4 chairs & teal color
cushions, metal. 5ft long,
$125 neg. (304)582-2116


SCOOTER, VICTORY, electric,
4 wheel, good shape, $650
or best offer. (863)467-6009


ACRYLIC MIRROR, 4x8 sheet,
easy to cut, retails $85, ask-
ing $65 (863)610-1120
AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train
for high paying Aviation
Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial
aid if qualified Job place-
ment assistance. CALL Avia-
tion Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387.
ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE
from Home. *Medical,
*Business, *Paralegal,
*Computers *Criminal Jus-
tice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided.
Financial Aid if qualified. Call
(866)858-2121 www.onli-
neTidewaterTech.com.
CLEAN FILL DIRT FOR SALE
Call Bob at 863)673-4524
or (863)673-6051 or
(863)675-2966ext127
DIVORCE$275-$350*COVERS
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required! *Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays
800)462-2000, ext.600.
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977.
MAGNIFYING READER, For
sight impaired. 16" color dis-
play screen, easy to use.
Many format features. Will
magnify print & pictures up to
1QOx. Unit complete with
stand. Half of original price.
$1500 neg. (863)635-5227
Motorola H500 pink (pink-
ish/purple) bluetooth wireless.
Used lightly w/charger &
manual. $35. (561)924-2208
SOLAR PANELS (2): 75 watts,
regulator & BATTERIES (6):
6 volt. $600 for all.
863-675-3312


SUNQUEST 2000S10 BULB
Tanning Canopy. $300. or best
offer. 863-634-5888
TRAILER HITCH- 2, Class 3,
H/D, Fits Chevy Silverado/GMC
2500/3500. '01-'06, $200. Or
Will Separate. (863)517-2249
WANTED: 10 HOMES To
Show Off Our New Lifetime
Exterior Paint. Call Now to
see if your home qualifies.
800) 961 -8547.
Lic.#CBC010111)
WATER SOFTENER, Sta-Rite,
like new, used only 4
months. $450 or best offer
(863)763-2347


BABY MINI POT BELLY PIGS
$25(863)983-7702
BULL CALF, $100.
(863)946-0912
COCKATIELS (2), Females,
with cage. $75 or best offer.
(863)824-0703
MINIATURE DACHSHUND-
male, 9 mos old, $350
(863)634-6087
Miniature Dachshunds (2):
Males, 9 wks old, w/papers.
$425 (863)634-2479 anytime.
PET CARRIER: Extra large.
$50.863-357-1560
POMERANIANS (2): Males, 7
wks, registered. $600 each.
863-983-6999 or 677-0524.
PUPPIES GREAT DANE: AKC,
parents hip certified. Blacks &
Merles avail. Ready 3/26.
$1000-$1500. Now taking de-
posits. Okee 863-447-3357
(cell). pbrdanes@yahoo.com
SHIH TZU PUPPIES 8 wks. old
w/shots & health certificates.
Must see! Various colors. Call
Melody @ (863)634-2110
WANTED: Female Cur to raise
1 litter of puppies w/my male
dog. (863)634-7023


ANTIQUE SLIDE PROJECTOR-
Screen, 3 slide cases. All ex-
cellent condition. $60.
(863)357-0835 Jonnie



AMP & SPEAKER, Sony
1000w amp & 1300w
speaker in box, brand new.
$300 neg. (863)447-5985
KENWOOD AUDIO SUR-
ROUND REG.- 6 channel in-
put, 2 spkrs, 15" woofers,
$300 neg (863)634-6949

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PHILIPS 52" TV- With sur-
round sound. Good condi-
tion. $750. (863)467-9722
ZENITH, 27", $100 or best of-
fer. (863)675-4557 after
6pm


TICKETS: "Magic Kingdom"
(2) Adult, Florida resident, no
expiration. $120. for both.
863-357-1109


COMPRESSOR- Hitachi 5.5HP
Honda, wheelbarrow type,
factory reconditioned. 1yr
warr $495 (863)763-4149
CUTTING TORCHES: Complete
set, on a dolly. $450.
(863)634-7706
EXTENSION LADDER- 40ft,
asking $75 or best offer
(863)635-0079


PLAYSTATION 3, 60GB,
played 1 time, with Madden
2007. $650 (863)763-3550
SLOT MACHINE- electronic,
with tokens, $200.
(863)467-8683


VIDEO KIT: Includes pull-down
screen, dvd & wireless head-
set, for vehicle. $500 for
everything. 561-281-4182


WANTED SCRAP METAL,
Steel, Copper & alum.
Free pickup available
(239)633-7173


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in one or two afternoons. Redwood is preferred
because of its strength and durability outdoors, but
other woods like pine, fir and oak also work well if
properly treated. The completed rocker measures 36
in. tall by 24 in. wide by 30 in. deep.
Outdoor Rocker plan (No. 130) ... $9.95
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Four projects incl. 130 ..$25.95
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Call for details!

Riverside Real Estate

863-675-2718


Agriculture



Christmas Trees 7-15
Farm Equipment 805
parm Feed/Products 810
Farmn Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies,
Services Wanted 8:30
Fertilizer 835
Horses P40
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860r
Seeds/Plants..'
Flowers 865




BALES OF HAY, 100 bales,
Horse quality. $400 for all or
will sell separately.
(863)763-1370
CATTLE TRAILER- Ok shape.
Needs a little work but, stur-
dy. $500. Negotiable
(863)763-6959


BUCKSKIN-PAINT MARE, 4
yrs. old, very sweet, incl. all
tack & shots. $2300 firm.
(863)357-6642
FLORIDA CRACKER, Regis-
tered Gelding, to good home
only, $2500 or best offer.
772-519-2256
HORSE TRAILER- '91, Hart,
Big stock room, 3 stall. Sad-
die/rm in back. Needs work.
$1800. Neg. (863)201-3492
HORSE TRAILER, '94,
4-horse, fair condition,
$1700 or best offer.
(239)537-8940
PASO FINO MARE & REG.
GELDING, to good home on-
ly, $2000 or best offer.
772-519-2256.
SADDLE, Western, Synthetic,
15-16" seat. Brand new!
$150. (863)467-2104 or
341-3707
SADDLE, Western (Veech):
16.5 seat. Brand new! Paid
$2000, Now $1200.
863-467-2104/772-341-3707
SPORT HORSE, German,
SWestfalen, Warmblood X TB.
Super sweet. 1 yr colt.
S$2499. (863)357-5867



CADET CUB, Self propelled
mower, like new. 3spd.
trans., 6.5hp motor. $180
(863)763-4234
JOHN DEERE GATOR, 6x4,
I hydraulic dump, front & rear
hitch, great shape, $5000.
S(863)467-6009
RIDING MOWER: 43" cut w/
80 hours and 30 x 40 wag-
on. $1200.863-675-3793
ROTO TILLER- Huskee, brand
new, never used. Tills 13,
22, 24" width. $300 or best
Offer (863)801-3291
SMOKER GRILL, Stainless
steel rack w/2 doors, on
Trailer, pull behind your truck.
$2000 (863)697-6222


Okeechobee Livestock
Market Sales
Every Monday-12pm & every
Tuesday-11am. 763-3127


Rentals



Apartments 905
Business Places 910
Commercial
Property 915
Condos/
Townhouses Rent920
Form Property -
Rent 925
House Rent '30
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rent ,l'5
Roommate 950
Rooms to Rent 95C5'
Storage Space
Rent 360




COMMERCIAL RENTALS
Southern Land Real Estate
LaBelle- 863-675-4500


LABELLE CONDOS (2): Very
nice, 2br/2ba, furn, smoke &
pet free env. $750/mo &
$900/mo for riverfront.
863-675-4778 or
952-239-9343


COUNTRY VILLAGE- 3br, 2ba,
Family room, $1200/mo,
1st, last & sec
(863)202-0753
IMMOKALEE, 3BR, 2BA, near
Lake Trafford. Call Andrea
for more information.
(239)657-2779
LABELLE- 2br, iba, In town,
call for details
(863)675-1166 or
(863)673-6388
LaBelle 3 Bdrm., 1 Bath
Just remodeled.
On 3 acres. Includes Pole
Barn. Private. Lots of oak &
fruit trees. Near river & town.
$1000 mo. + sec. & ref's.
(239)872-6467
LABELLE- 3br, 3ba, on river,
with pool, $1200 /mo. call
for details (863)675-4044
LABELLE
New home for rent. 3br, 2ba,
2 car garage, $1200. mo.
Call (239)707-4404
LABELLE- nice duplex, 3/2
plus den, laundry room w/
W/D, Ig closets, ceiling fans,
ceramic tile & new carpet,
newly painted, ceramic tiled
screened porch, carport,
lawn maint provided. Ref's
req. No smoking, No pets,
$950/mo + sec dep.
(863)675-3251
LEHIGH HIGH ACRES:
3 BR, 2 BA, C/Heat& Air, Near
Golf Course & Sweet Way.
(239)455-1822/293-9892
PORT LABELLE: 2br/lba, 1
car garage. Very nice.
$800/month. Rent or Lease
to buy option 863-234-9633
PT LABELLE- Brand New 3/2,
Dbl gar. 2172 sq It.
Rent/Lease opt./For sale. Fin.
Avail. 239-293-8635 Must See



INDUSTRIAL OFFICE/
STORAGE SPACE
FOR LEASE
Approx. 2100 sq. ft. of
storage and 300 sq. ft. of
office space each with
it's own bathroom. Lo-
cated near the airport
and just outside of town.
Building is approx. two
years old. The office has
very nice carpet and tile
work. There is a small re-
ception area separate
from the main office.
Building has a security
system and outdoor
lighting. Please call
(863)675-7045 for more
information.



OKEECHOBEE- Kitchen privi-
leges, Cable, W/D, $150/wk,
first& last (863)634-8374



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' $42.80 mo, incl.
tax. 8'x10' $53.50 mo. incl.
tax. I0'x10' $58.85 mo. incl.
tax 8'x20'20" $85.60 mo.
incl. tax 24 hr access $25
returnable key deposit.
863-675-2392.

Need a few more bucks to
purchase something
deer? Pick up some
extra bucks when you
sell your used Items In
the classileids.



Ocean Isle, NC. Rent new,
beautiful, private oceanfront
home. Close to Myrtle Beach
and historic Wilmington. Per-
fect for larger group retreat.
www.ChateauDeChef.com,
(910)579-2800.


omes Ailable







825 E. Cowboy Way, Suite 108
Labelle, Florida 33935
863-612-0070


Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses Sale 1015
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 Inspectlon1060
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080


$0 DOWN HOMES Gov't &
Bank Foreclosures! Low or
no down! No credit OK! Call
Now! (800)749-2905.
Doublewide Mobile Home, 5
acres, Ig. oaks & stock fish
pond, $27:5,000. Call after
6pm (863)675-0071
DRASTICALLY REDUCED FOR
QUICK SALE
LABELLE, 3BR CB house on
oversized oak filled lot in heart
of the city. Completely remod-
eled, side by side ice in door
refrigerator, new carpeting &
tile throughout, really pretty,
paved drive, patio, shed,
fenced, very nice. $169,900.
Spencer Realty.
(863)675-1203
GLADES COI: 100 acre land
auction on 03/31/07. Owner
/ agent brokers welcome.
www,1 00acreauction.com
LABELLE, 2BR/2BA, with met-
al roof, great neighborhood,
12x20 shed, deep well, irri-
gation system, fenced yard.
092 Park Drive. $205,000
(863)675-0905
LaBelle 3/3 Down Town, Near
Courthouse. Lg. rooms, Top
Area $209K or Annual Lease
$1800 Owner. 863-675-1107
LABELLE- lully furnished
home in Country Village,
inclds W/D. Refrig & stove,
1br, 1ba, large screened
Florida room, 1 car garage,
can be viewed starting
March 2nd. Asking price
$133,000. Call Mike
(519)763-4847for
details or email:
vipplus@on.aibn.com
LaBelle, Pool, Home, 3br,
2ba, 2 lots w/lg. oaks. Lg.
storage shed. 2 car ar. Boat
carport. 285K. 239-438-7264
NEW 3BR/2BA HOME
1840 sqft, w/ large garage,
$5000 down, $1766/mo.
Owner financing.
No credit needed.
863-675-8888
NEW MANUFACTURED
HOMES Hwy 441 Ocala,
Doublewides start
$39,900/$500 Down EZ Fi-
nancing, $5000 in FREE fur-
niture ROOMS-TO-GO! Free
delivery-FL Kinder Homes
(352)622-2460 or www.kin-
dersales.com.
PALM HARBOR Factory Liqui-
dation Sale. 2006 Models
Must Go! Modular, Mobile &
Stilt Homes. 0% DOWN
When You Own Your Own
Land!! Call! for FREE Color
Brochure. (800)622-2832.
Pioneer Plantation, 2/1 on 2.5
acres, for those who want to
get away from it all, enjoy
the peace & tranquility of na-
ture, good roads lead to this
little house on the prairie,
cleared & ready for your
horses, $184,500 or best of-
fer. 863-517-0977
Port LaBelle, 3 Bdrm., 2 Bath,
1 Car Garage. New roof &
Fenced yard... 4023 Edgewater
Circle. Appraised @
$165,000. For Sale By Owner.
Make Offer. (239)641-1224


PIONEER
2/2 acres on Tampa Avenue.
$55,000 (863)902-0922
Pioneer Plantation, 2/1 on 2.5
acres, for those who want to
get away from it all, enjoy
the peace & tranquility of na-
ture, good roads lead to this
little house on the prairie,
cleared & ready for your
horses, $184,500 or best of-
fer. 863-517-0977
So. Central FL. Waterfront
Land Sale 1 to 3 Acres from
$199,900 So. Cen. Fl's finest
lakefront community. Enjoy
two large natural lakes & nu-
merous man-made lakes &
ponds in a great loc.l Gated,
private. Excellent financing.
Call now (866)352-2249 x
1183.
South Central Florida. Owner
Says Sellll! 5 Acres-
$199,000. 50% Below Re-
cent Certified Appraisal. Un-
believable opportunity to
own 5 acres of meadows &
woods in excellent location.
50% OFF recent appraisal!!
Great financing. Call now
(866)352-2249, x 1197.
The classlifeds are the
most successful sales-
person In In town.


Office Space
Rent 01,11


er man's treasure. Turn
your trash to treasure
with an ad In the classl-
fleds.


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AAH! Cool Mountain Breezes!
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLI-
NA Affordable Land, Homes,
Mountain Cabins, on Lakes,
Mountains & Streams. FREE
BROCHURE (877)837-2288
Exit Realty Mountain View
Properties www.exitmur-
phy.com.
Beach Living at its Best!
Ocean Isle, NC. Exclusive is-
land resort lots. Close to
Myrtle Beach and historic
Wilmington. From 450k.
(910)579-2800.
BEAUTIFUL N. CAROLINA.
WINTER SEASON IS HERE
MUST SEE THE BEAUTIFUL
PEACEFUL WESTERN NC
MOUNTAINS Homes, Cab-
ins, Acreage & INVEST-
MENTS. CHEROKEE
MOUNTAIN GMAC REAL ES-
TATE... cherokeemountain-
realty.com Call for free
brochure (800)841-5868.
BUY NOWI Coastal North
Carolina Land or Homes.
Low Taxes & Insurance.
CALL TODAY! Coastal Caro-
lina Lifestyle Realty
(800)682-9951 www.Coast-
alCarolinaLifestyle.info
Coastal GA. 135+ AC,
$249,900! GA/ FL border.
Mature pines, abundant wild-
life. Long rd frontages, until,
black rail fencing. Potential
to subdivide! Excellent fi-
nancing. CALL NOW
(800)898-4409 x1172.
Coastal Georgia- New, Pre-
Construction Golf Commu-
nity. Large lots & condos w/
deepwater, marsh, golf, na-
ture views. Gated, Golf, Fit-
ness Center, Tennis, Trails,
Docks. $70k's- $300k.
(877)266-7376 www.coop-
erspoint.com.
GA/ FL Border- Huge Savings!
23.55 AC, only $109,900
(was $124,900) Coastal re-
gion. Wooded, loaded w/
wildlife. Long rd frontages,
utils, new survey. Subdivi-
sion potential! Excellent fi-
nancing. CALL NOW
(800)898-4409 X1155.
Lake Access Bargain 1+
Acres, $34,900 with FREE
Boat Slips! RARE opportunity
to own land on spectacular
160,000 acre recreational
lake! Mature oak & hickory,
park- like setting with lake
access. Paved rd, under-
ground utilities. Excellent fi-
nancing. Prime waterfronts
available. Call now
(800)704-3154, X 916.
Maine Ocean Access Bargain
Only $115.29/Mo. Nicely
wooded 3+ acre lot w/deed-
ed rights to private sand
beach & dock. Only
$24,900. Private gated com-
munity along Maine coast.
Owner financing to qualified
buyers. (20% down ($4980),
4.9% fixed rate, 25yr term.
Only $115.29/mo.) Call L&S
Realty (207)781-3294.
NEW Coastal Georgia Com-
munity 1/2 to 2 acre home-
sites starting in the $200s.
Marsh front with live oaks,
palm trees and panoramic
views. Perfect for family re-
treat, weekend getaway, or
retirement. Showing March
24th by appt only. Call
(866)432-7320.
NEW PRICE! 10+ AC-
$299,000! UPSCALE
EQUESTRIAN GATED COM-
MUNITY! 200 Year old Oaks.
Established lush pastures.
Paved private rds, u/g
utilities. 2 miles from HITS!
Exc financing! Call
(866)352-2249 X1156.
NORRIS LAKE PROPERTIES
Waterfront- #902, .77ac's
only $125,000 Lake view-
#144, 3.5ac's only $48,900
Call Lakeside Realty @
(888)291-5253 or Visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
North Carolina Cool Mountain
Air, Views & Streams,
Homes, Cabins & Acreage.
FREE BROCHURE
(800)642-5333. Realty Of
Murphy 317 Peachtree St.
Murphy, N.C. 28906.
www.realtyofmurphy.com.
Owner Says Sell! 36+ AC-
$197,000 50% BELOW Re-
cent Cert. Appraisal Nicely
wooded acreage in private,
secluded setting. Mature
oaks & pines, abundant wild-
life, gated community. Reg-
istered survey, power &
phone. Excellent financing.
ust see! Call owner now
(866)352-2249 x. 1179.
RARE! NATIONAL FOREST
FRONTAGE & TROPHY
TROUT STREAM. LARGE
ACREAGE PARCELS NEW
TO MARKET. www.National-
ForestLand.com.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS Log
cabin shell on 2 private acres
near very wide trout stream
In the Galax area and New
River State Park, $139,500
owner (866)789-8535.
Won't last Price Reduced
50% 29 ACRES/ $195,000
Great location close to Cedar
Key. Nice meadow, scattered
pine & oak, abundant wild-
fe. At end of private rd.
Utilities, survey, excel. Fin.
Call (866)352-2249 x1192.
One man's trash Is anoth-


I Houses Sale


liouses -, Sale


FORD F350 '89- 16 passen-
ger, diesel engine, dual
wheels, $2490
(863)673-0782
GMC SAFARI 2000: White,
great condition. $3000.
63-467-8431
GMC WORK VAN '88, New
battery, good tires. $800
(863)634-0118
OLDS SILHOUETTE '92, Low
miles, blown head gasket,
rest is good, as-is. $500
(863)983-7807

Time to clean out the
attic, basement and/or
garage? Advertise your
yard sale in the classl-
fleds and make your
clean uo a breeze


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Apartments 0905l


Mobile Homes



Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes- Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020




LABELLE: (2) Remodeled
Singlewide's for rent. 3 Bdrm.
& 2 Bdrm., $200. wkly.
863-673-5704 for more info.
RENTER WANTED, Adults on-
ly. 35ft. travel trailer w/FL
room. $550/mo. & electric.
No smkg or pets. Cable TV,
internet & phone avail, if de-
sired. Avail. 4/25 12/25.
RV Resort w/clubhouse &
pool. Labelle. Call for appt.
to view. (863)612-0066
TWO OR 3 BEDROOM
$800-$900 Dep. $115-$125
weekly. Lazy T Ranch. No
dogs. 863-675-1614.



ADULT PARK: Waterfront w/
Lake access. 1991 Homes of
Merit 36x12 Ft. w/32x9 Ft.
Florida Rm. fully furnished. In-
cludes park membership. Ask-
ing $75,000. (863)357-3203
MONTURA RANCH- 1 1/4
acre, with Dbl Wide MH, 3/2,
Financing Available. Call
(863)677-1470
NEW 3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE
Setup &AC included.
Only $49,9001
Low down payment,
easy financing.
863-675-8888
NEW 4BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE
Ready to move in.
Owner financing,
no credit needed.
$5000 down. $1218/mo.
(863)675-8888
OKEE: Prowler 33ft, 11'x30'
Florida rm, lbr, W/D incld,
partially furn. $7800 neg.
863-532-8542/865-924-9228
OKEECHOBEE- 2BR, Florida
room, CA/Heat, furnished,
W/D, freezer, carport. In adult
park. $14,400 (863)763-7927
OKEECHOBEE, Small trailer
w/room addition on rental lot
in Summer Breeze RV Park.
$2500 (863)763-6784
ORTONA- 3br/2ba Manufac-
tured home with extra Ig.
master Bd, garden tub, chain
link fenced 80 x100 lot,
10 X12 shed, screened Lanai,
carport, concrete dr.,
city sewer & water, 1 '/ lots
from river. $145,000 neg.
239-438-5287
REPLACE YOUR OLD MOBILE!
No money down on your lot,
easy financing available.
Call 863-675-8888

Recreation



Boat 3005
Camp a/RVa 3010
Je~t Ski1 3015
Marine Acessories 3020
Marit MioelMhams 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehles/ATV 3035



ALUMINUM, V Bottom, 14',
Smokercraft w/like new trail-
re & 18hp Tohatsu motor.
$1600 neg. (863)763-4680
BASS BOAT '88: 16' Lowe,
40hp Johnson, with galva-
nized trailer. $2500. or best
offer. (863)763-3660
BASS BOAT, Lowe, mariner
eng., exc. cond., fish finder,
trolling mtr., with trailer,
$2500. (863)675-6228
BASS TRACKER BOAT- 17FT
V, 40hp Yamaha motor, trailer,
needs some work. Reduced
price. $900 (270)210-9385
BOAT TRAILER: For 16 18
Ft. Boat. New bunks & paint.
Good condition. $450.
(863)357-5754
BOSTON WHALER- 13',
w/trailer. Can be seen at The
Glades RV Resort Lot 38B.
$800. Neg. (410)924-5218
CANOE, Indian River, 14ft.,
square back, with 2.5hp Nis-
san outboard. $450
(863)467-0085
FLATS BOAT- 15 ft, Tri Hull,
50 hp Evinrude, trolling mtr,
batt, fish finder, 2 live wells
$2300 (863)697-9405
JON BOAT: 12 ft, game fisher,
excellent condition. $200 or
best offer. Call
561-716-1561
LOWE FISHING BOAT, '90,
17', 70hp Evinrude w/troll.
mtr. & trlr., other access.
Incl., $3300. (863)946-0112
New Canvas Room for pon-
toon with rollup windows &
screens, $800 or best offer.
(863)357-1784
OUTBOARD MOTOR: Briggs &
Stratton, 5HP, 4 cycle, no
tank, never used. $450. Call
after 5pm. 863-467-2040
PONTOON, 24' w/ 50 hp Merc.
Runs perfect, new carpet. No
trailer $1800.
(863)357-1784 or 634-2454


MOTORHOME- '91, Winneba-
go Elalndan. 33', 460 Ford
eng. 6500 watt gen. 72K Good
shape. $9500. 863-824-0365
PARK MODEL 35'- Furnished,
All appl., Florida Rm., Shed.
Located at Lakeside RV Park.
$6900 (863)763-7927
STOVE TOP 3 burner, Wedge-
wood, for camper, brand
new. $100 (863)946-3822


FIFTH WHEEL: Avion, 29ft, w/
slide out, located at Mea-
dowlark Campground.
$4500.740-704-5089
TAILGATE, Louvered alumi-
num, fits '96 '04 Dodge
Ram. $150 (863)357-5986



CARBURETOR, Airboat, re-
built, for ground power en-
gine, original equipment.
$100 (863)610-1120
STAINLESS STEEL PROP- fits
Evinrude & Johnson motors,
$110(270)210-9385



OUTBOARD MOTOR, '47 Evin-
rude Zephyr, 4 cyl., 7hp, not
running, wall hanger. $200
(863)697-2033


BMW K75- '92, 81K mi., Cor-
bin seat & extra seat. Good
cond. New parts. $2400 neg.
(863)357-2233 Okee. area
DIRT BIKE: '02 Honda XR80R,
Excellent condition. $500.
firm. (863)634-2475
HARLEY SPORTSTER 883
'05- less than 300 mi, black,
$6300 (863)467-1449
HONDA NIGHTHAWK '83,
550cc. $1000 or best offer.
(863)634-1561
HONDA SHADOW 04- 750cc,
like new, $3900 or best offer
(772)618-0555 cell
KAWASAKI VULCAN 750, '93,
low mi., liquid cooled shaft
drive, w/2 helmets, $975
neg. (863)946-3196
SADDLE BAGS, For '92
Sportster, with brackets.
$200 (863)634-1561
SCOOTER: 2004 Verucci, 50
cc, 152 mi. $1000 or best
offer. 863-467-4253
SUZUKI 850 1982, 17K mis.,
Looks good, Runs good.
Very dependable. $1400.
(561)261-0766
YAMAHA 750 Special 1979,
Dry Shaft, Runs great. $500
Lost title. (863)467-2609 af-
ter3pm
YAMAHA YZF-R6 '03- black &
silver, low miles, $4000 or
best offer (561)436-9225



DECK BUGGY- International
Scout. Runs good. $1500. or
best offer. 863-467-6087
DIRT BIKE: 2002 Yamaha
TTR225, very nice condition.
$1300.772-215-3468
FOUR WHEELER: 2000 Honda
TRX350TEY, very clean &
seldom used. $2850. Call
only M-F, 9-3.863-467-1717
GO CART- Murray, 2 seats,
runs, $300 (863)634-7706
HONDA 4 WHEELER-'01, 450
Foremen, 4x4, Camo., Alum.
wheels. Aggressive mud
tires. $2500. (863)634-0164
KAWASAKI-'88, 100 cc, Runs
great. Good shape. New tire.
550. (863)763-8797


TRAILER: 26ft, screen room,
storage area, all contents.
Must be moved. $1000.
863-674-0531 Labelle area

Automobiles

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$500 POLICE IMPOUNDS Cars
.from $5001 Tax Repos, US
Marshall and IRS sales!
Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyo-
ta's, Honda's, Chevy's &
morel For Listings Call
(800)425-1730x2384.
CADILLAC DEVILLE '87- V8,
133K, runs good, $1500
(239)357-5111
CAMARO Z28 '80: 350 auto. Pwr
windows. Re upholstered seats.
Runs. Orig. Needs body & eng.
work. $1200. (863)634-6601
CHEVY CAVALIER- '04- 2dr,
lyr on warr, 5 spd, AC, ask-
In $6800 (772)618-0555

CHEVY CAVALIER '97-MUST
SELL great condition, cold
AC, $2400 or best offer
(863)357-3369/634-2154
FORD FOCUS ZX3-'01, Auto.,
Custom paint. Body kit. Runs
good. $4200.
(863)228-1528
FORD TAURUS- '90, New al-
ternator, water pump & new
hoses. Does overheats. Must
move $200. (863)835-6015
HONDA CIVIC '89: $900.
Needs work. If interested,
call, 863-261-1158.
MERCEDES BENZ '01, Great
condition, low miles.
(863)357-6700


MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GS '92,
X Racing auto. trans., looks
& runs good. $1800
(863)763-8526
PLYM ACCLAIM '91- runs
great, $600 or best offer
(863)261-1407
PONTIAC GRAND AM '94:
Great body & new tires, but
has blown motor. $300 or
best offer. 863-697-0186
SATURN '93- needs AC, runs
well, $650 (239)690-2055
Alva, FL
SATURN '95- Twin cam V,
asking $1000
(239)324-2891
TOYOTA CAMRY '91- runs
good, cold AC, $1000 or
best offer(863)261-1407


PLYMOUTH FURY '75, Auto.,
318 engine, needs restora-
tion, $1500 or best offer.
(305)888-2893
T-BIRD, '61, All original. Very
restorable. $1500.
(863)357-1784 or 634-2454



CHEVY 4WD: 1978, 3500 se-
ries, 1 ton. $2500.
863-634-2684
CHEVY '87, 4 speed, new
clutch, good toy. $500
(863)697-2236


GOLF CART, Doesn't run, has
batteries, good tires & top.
$100 (863)763-0268 after
5pm



GMC WORK TRK '81- util.
body, 8.2 liter Detroit diesel,
3 ton elec auto crane,
$3500 neg(239)425-7016


DAYTON SR's- 4, White letter-
ing. 80% tread. $225.
(863)763-8797
FLYWHEEL & CLUTCH AS-
SEMBLY- For Camaro/Fire-
bird LS1 Engine. $400. or
bestoffer. (863)467-8856
LADDER RACK- fits smaller
trucks, $400 (863)983-7100
PLYMOUTH BREEZE-'99, No
title. Selling for parts. $250.
or best offer.
(863)674-0126 (LaBelle)
RIMS & TIRES: 20", 6 lug,
used only a few months &
sold SUV, like new. $1500.
561-281-4182 Frank.
TRANSMISSION- Used, 4T40E
Fits '02 Pontiac Grand Am
$400 or best offer.
(863)467-8856


CHEVY PU '95- full bed, 5
spd, $3995, Call
(863)763-7367
CHEVY 4X4 '83- 350 eng, 4
speed, 39.5 Super Swam-
pers, $3500 (863)673-0951
CHEVY C101968: Runs good,
body needs TLC. $2500.
717-286-709.
CHEVY DUALLY: 1 ton, 454
engine, 4 spd. $2500.
863-824-6720
CHEVY DUALLY FLATBED'79-
rebuilt engine, 6 new tires,
$1500 (863)634-3654
CHEVY S10 '93- good shape,
runs good, V6. 5 spd, $1800
or best offer (863)983-7100
FORD E350, '98, 16' cargo,
38,700 mi., exc. cond.,
$12,900 or best offer. Cle-
wiston (313)319-3039.
FORD F150 '86- runs good,
$1200 or best of-
fer(863)781-0484
FORD F150 '96, 300 CID, in-
line 6 cyl., 5 spd. O/D, green
exterior, tan interior. $2500
neg. (239)425-7016
NISSAN '86, Great motor &
transmission, no a/c or heat.
Needs TLC on looks. $600
(863)674-0098


DODGE SUV 1987, Runs
good. $1000 or best offer.
(863)983-4940
FORD EXPLORER 2000: 4x4,
transfer case & motor ONLY,
just pulled, runs good. $650.
863-763-0547 Okeechobee
FORD EXPLORER '94- Front
end damage, good motor,
$500(863)675-6432


EMERSON TRAILER LIFT
GATE- 14x6, dual axle, 1 ft
sides, 14"tires, $1000 firm
(863)763-5890
FOUR HORSE TRAILER: King
goose neck, straight, 37 ft
long.$2500.863-824-6720
UTILITY TRAILER- 4x8, excel-
lent condition, $800 or best
offer (863)781-0484


DODGE RAM CONVERSION
VAN '99, Cold a/c, runs
excellent, 196k. Below blue
book. $3500 (863)763-3451


PONTOON BOAT, Landau, 20
Ft., 75 hp Johnson, Fishing
Lights, Generator & Trailer.
$3000. (863)467-8268
SEASQUIRT- 16', Center con-
sole, w/ 50 hp Evinrude. Full
cover, Turn key, $2300.
(863)357-1784/ 634-2454
SUNFISH SAILBOAT- '95, new
racing sale, fiberglass center-
port $1500(863)467-7336


MeadowLark Campgrnd 30
Ft. Furn., built up roof Must be
moved. $1500. 863-675-1891
or (540)616-7319 (Cell)
MOTOR HOME: 1973 Dodge
van camper, runs good, roof
ac. $1000 or best offer.
863-631 2984


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