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Do you need help with early
Spring-cleaning this year? Let
the LMS Bronco Band help you
We are now accepting dona-
tions of any sellable items for a
fundraiser yard sale. Items may
be dropped off at the LMS band
room weekdays between the
hours of 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
(or call Mr. Pollitt to set up an
The yard sale is planned for
Saturday, March 1. We are also
asking for volunteers. For more
information please call Mr. Pol-
litt at (863) 674-4646 or Julia
Howard at (863) 673-3819.
Your support will be greatly
appreciated! All proceeds go to-
wards the Atlanta, GA National
Invitational Music Festival Com-
petition in April.
Public input needed
Hendry County Board of
County Commissioners wel-
comes the public to attend a
Public Involvement Meeting
and Informational Open House
regarding the Long Term Plan-
ning of Rural and Agricultural
Lands Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. at La-
Belle High School Auditorium,
4050 East Cowboy Way. The
community workshop is being
held to make the public aware
of the project objectives and
to answer any questions they
might have. Participation from
the public will assure the com-
munity's needs are accounted
For more information call
Patrick Vanasse at (239) 278-
5224 or email him at hendry-
at SCF rodeo
The Universe All Star Cheer
and Dance teams will run the
concession stand at the SCF
rodeo. They invite everyone to
come out enjoy the rodeo and
have a little snack.
The traveling "Uncommon
Friends" and several other ex-
hibits planned for March 2008
by the LaBelle Heritage Mu-
seum is being rescheduled to
November 2008. We apologize
for any inconvenience this may
have caused; please bear with
us. To assist with bringing these
exhibits to LaBelle in Novem-
ber, call the Museum at (863)
674-0034 with your name and
Help feed the hungry
Florida Community Bank
is partnering with the Hendry-
Glades Homeless Coalition to
collect food for the homeless.
Please drop off food items any
time during the month of Feb-
ruary in the lobby at Florida
Community Bank, LaBelle
Branch, located at 155 N Bridge
Street. Suggested items include:
canned items with pop tops
(fruit, meats, soups; foil-peel
tops (fruit, applesauce, pud-
dings); energy bars or Pop Tarts;
bottled water; peanut butter;
crackers in sealed packages;
plastic forks, spoons, knives.
Contact Susan Vaughan at
Florida Community Bank for
additional information: 863-
675-1313 or sconley@florida-
See Page 2 for information about,
how to contact the newspaper.
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arty time this weekend
By Patty Brant
This is it! Get ready to party
this weekend, starting with the
Indian Rodeo Friday night,
Feb. 22, with bull riding events
at the rodeo grounds on Satur-
day and Sunday.
The Swamp Stomp 5K
Run-Walk will begin at 8:30
a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Regis-
tration will be $25 on race day
(from 7-8 a.m.); $15 for those
under 18. You can also register
on line at www.ftmyerstrack-
club.com. All proceeds support
the Caloosa Humane Society.
Early race packet pick up is Fri-
day, Feb. 22, at Southern Land,
700 S. Main Street between 9
The Swamp Stomp route has
also changed. Runners start at
Lee Street, then go right onto
Fort Thompson Ave., right on
N. Cypress take a right on Okla-
homa, right on Oak to a right on
Lee, then right on Fort Thomp-
SCF: Pageant kicks off festival
son again to SR 80, right onto SR
80 and right on Lee to finish just
past Oklahoma. (Note: the out-
side lane of SR 80 will be closed
for runners from Fort Thomp-
son to Lee Street.)
For more information, call
Bonnie Denning at 239-229-
1819 evenings or email her at
The big parade begins at
10 a.m. after the 5K race. This
year Bridge Street the roads will
remain open but the bridge it-
self won't close until 9:45 a.m.
It Will remain closed until 12:15
p.m. after the parade is over. In
the meantime, through traffic
will be rerouted around town.
The Steep Canyon Rangers
will headline Saturday's enter-
tainment on the gazebo at 12:15
and 4 p.m. with Buchshot Band,
Royal Dynasty Cheer, Dance &
Gymnastics team and Country
Rhythm Cloggers rounding out
the day. Join them for Sunday
morning worship and more en-
tertainment later in the day.
This year the Nasgrass
lawnmower races will be held
at the old BMX track off Cowboy
Way. The event begins Saturday
after the parade.
Enjoy the second Annual
Legends of the Road Super
Cruise, hosted by the South
Central Florida Car Club, Sat-
urday, Feb. 23, from 9 am. till 4
p.m. Muscle, antique and classic
See SCF Page 2
No unity on
By Patty Brant
The City of LaBelle Commis-
sioners have expressed confu-
sion and concern that Hendry
County commissioners seem
to be veering off a joint path
to providing utilities to western
Hendry County that the city felt
they had both been following.
Mayor Paul Puletti said at the
city's regular meeting Feb. 14,
that since last fall the two gov-
ernments have been meeting
regularly, working toward a plan
to supply water and sewer utili-
ties to western Hendry County.
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
2008 Miss Swamp Cabbage Festival Queen Ashley Marie Pittman, center, is flanked by first
runner-up Daphne Lynn Glisson, left, and second runner-up Amber Lin Furman, right.
Pittman, Woodard are 2008 royalty
By Patty Brant
With smiles that beamed
from one corner of the audi:
torium to the other, Ashley
Marie Pittman accepted her
crown Saturday night as the
2008 Swamp Cabbage Festival .ie
Queen and Kaleigh Elizabeth ,
Woodard was crowned 2008 .-
Princess. Ashley's sister, Aman-
da, was crowned Miss SCF in
2005. The only other Miss SCF
sister act" was Cathryn and
Amanda Miller, 2002 and 1998, A
respectively a lo v e
In another sparkling presen-
tation, the 12 lovely young con-
testants sang, danced, played, 2008 Swamp Cabbage Festival Princess Kaleigh Eliza-
signed and twirled their way beth Woodard, center, is flanked by second runner-up
Kaylynn Kari Cash, left, and first runner-up Olivia Sara
See Pageant Page 2 Luckey, right.
'Ma and Pa' Pendrey: A
lifetime of love and work
Jimmie Porter Pendrey was
born in 1909. His father, John
Willis Pendrey was a dentist
who came from Alabama with
his wife, Lena Fitch Pendrey.
The family settled in Miami and
Jimmie, worked construction,
building the Tamiami Trail and
also helping to build SR 80 to
Clewiston the hard way -- using
just mules and a scoop.
He married Mary Louise
Blount in LaBelle on Valentines
Day 1930. They met when she
was working at Dr. C.E. Weav-
er's restaurant. On a dare, she ise were married, his road con-
asked him out -- and that was struction work ended and he
the beginning of it all. Eventu-. was assigned to work in Jack-
ally, the couple would become sonville for 16 months. At the
the foundation of this year's end of that time, they returned
SCF Pioneer Family to LaBelle with baby daugh-
Mary Louise was born in ter, Mattie Lena, where Mary
Tanner, a tiny settlement that Louise's step-father, John R.
used to be on CR 78 across Burnett, offered them a vacant
from the old ostrich farm. Her home. Mr. Burnett was superin-
father, Nathan Blount, was a tendent of Tyrrell Garden at Fort
pioneer in the citrus industry. Denaud.
The Blounts were the 1979 SCF The couple accepted the of-
After Jimmie and Mary Lou- See Pendery Page 12
The county needs a plan in
place to supply utilities to the
area before the Department of
Community Affairs will approve
its comprehensive plan.
Fighting water clarity prob-
lems as well as anticipating the
need for additional capacity, the
city is working toward building .
a new water plant that would
serve the entire city, including
the South LaBelle annexation,
and possibly other areas outside
the city, in the future. Cooperat-
ing could save time and money
for both the city and county.
..See Plan Page 12 +
A natural for
There must have been a
cupid float in the 1972 Swamp
Cabbage Festival parade, be-
cause he shot a very effective
arrow into 2008 grand marshal
Phill Pelletier's heart and Phill
fell in love both with his girl-
friend, Gail Powell, and with
Phill's first trip to LaBelle
was for the 1972 Swamp Cab-
bage Festival. While in the Navy
stationed at Key West, he met a
LaBelle girl, Gail, who invited
him to the SCF. The next year
was a very busy one for Phill
and Gail. He was discharged
from the Navy and in 1973 he
moved to LaBelle to marry Gail
and stay in the warm weather.
Since that time, it's been a
"package deal": Phill, Gail and
Phill worked in the con-
struction industry for about 15
years before going to work for
the Hendry County Property
Appraiser, where he worked
for six years. When the oppor-
See Pelletier Page 2
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into the hearts of the audience
The talent competition once
again proved to be the real top-
per for the evening with a tie in
the queen talent contest. Ashley
Pittman's expressive rendition of
the Broadway favorite "Popular,"
got the crowd going and Daphne
Glisson's sassy creative dance
to Michael Jackson's "The Way
You Make Me Feel," each hit their
mark with the judges.
In the Princess category, Ka-
leigh Woodard's pirate-themed
flute solo and flag routine also
impressed the audience and the
Other awards included: Top
Patron Sales Kayleigh Woodard;
Top Ticket Sales Olivia Luckey;
Miss Congeniality Kaylynn Cash
(Princess) and Ashley Pittman
(Queen); Most Photogenic Oliv-
ia Luckey (Princess) and Chelsey
The audience and judges en-
joyed an evening packed with
sparkle and talent as the 2007
Miss SCF and Princess made
their final appearances. 2007
Miss SCF Esophia Higgins danced
her heart out in an expressive
modern dance routine and 2007
Princess Callie Burley signed to
Celine Dion's "Hush." Near the Little Mr. Swamp Cabbage Festival contestants were: front row from left: winner Carlos Jose
end of the evening the lovely duo Puente (with his him mom Rachel Puente-Pena, Roberto Minguela Jr. (with mom Marisela
got a standing ovation as Esophia Minguela. Back row: Joel Dominic Castillo (with mom Jessica Sanchez), Michael Govea (with
sang and Callie signed "Amazing mom Evelyn Arraza), Marcus Jacob Mitchell (with his aunt Tiffany Roberts.
Continued From Page 1
tunity arose, he transferred to the
Recreation Department as Direc-
tor. For the past 15 years, Phill has
been director, laborer, planner
and at times one-man band for
the rec department. Phill said he
was putting in hours and hours
of time with youth sports anyway
before he got into the rec depart-
ment -- the transition a perfect fit.
You can't tell the story of La-
Belle sports without Phill's name,
coming up over and over again.
His department takes care of
some 14 parks/facilities including
the UES gym (for Junior Pro bas-
ketball), Felda and Pioneer Com-
munity Centers, Davis-Pratt Park,
Bob Mason Park, Hendry County
boat ramp, rodeo grounds, Joe
Culliver Park, James Singleton
Community Center, Kid Jones
Park, Nature Park, tennis/racket-
ball courts off Cowboy Way, new
soccer complex behind LaBelle
Elementary School and helping
to plan for a new sports park that
will include soccer fields, ball
fields, in-line skating ramps and
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2008 SCF Grand Marshal
possibly even a pool.
He rejuvenated the SCF 5K run
in 1996 and instituted his favorite
project, Summer Camp, where
he gets to be with "his kids."
Phill and Gail are all about
family. Son, Michael and his wife,
Amanda, and grandson, 2-year-
old Nicholas are living in Ala-
bama. Daughter, Kerensa and her
husband, David Clark, and grand-
daughter, 5-year-old Tayler are
here in LaBelle. While both kids
were active in Little League Base-
Thank you to the community for
celebrating our 1 year anniversary
with us, and thank
God for making all things possible..
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not by his own efforts, -.-Romans 3:28 -
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FAMILY LIFE CEN
A Willow Creek Associilion Church Jay Goforth. Pastor
Enjoy the-ffeedom of worship %
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Community Christian School
1092 CowbO/ay LaBelle. FL
F (863) 34-1477
We are thirsty for more of Him
ball, Pop Warner Football and
Cheerleading, Junior Pro Basket-
ball, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts,
Phill was right there coaching,
serving on the boards, leading
and helping in any way he could.
His favorite pastimes are being
with family, hunting and cheering
on, the New England Patriots.
Whether through his job or on
his own time, Phill is called upon
to work with all the local sports
organizations, Rotary Club, Ki-
wanis Club, American Cancer So-
ciety's Relay for Life, NASGRASS
and GRASSCAR lawn mower
racing, 4-H Club, LaBelle Youth
Athletic Association, LaBelle
Family Livestock Club, Fishers of
Men Fishing Tournaments, Bull
Pit Ministries, LaBelle Youth Live-
stock & Agricultural Exhibition,
LaBelle Black Heritage Festival
and several others. He admits he
has a very hard time saying "No"
Phill is a very caring individual.
He's been known to counsel kids
going through hard times, help
friends with marital problems
and give advice to sports organi-
zations. He's worked on cars bro-
ken down on the side of the road
for strangers, given directions to
little old ladies and played on the
floor with kids he doesn't even
know. Phill was also credited
with saving the lives of a family
of four attacked by yellow jackets
in the woods a few years ago as
described in Readers Digest. He
feels he is helping God to help
others and that God has called
him to do these things.
In spite .of his accomplish-
ments, Phill still has a few goals
he wants to achieve. He wants
to have a community center that
will be a "home." for all of LaBelle
--with programs for youth and se-
nior citizens as well. He wants to
create a full recreation program
for the residents.
Phill was voted 1996 Citizen
of the Year by the Greater La-
Belle Chamber of Commerce; he
received the TV 20 Good Neigh-
bor Award; and a season was
dedicated to Phill and Gail by the
LaBelle Little League. A wall and
several shelves house the various
awards and thank you's received
over the years. Phill said he is
very proud and honored to be the
Grand Marshal for 2008 Swamp
Cabbage Festival, but then he's
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cars are invited. The cars will be
displayed along Fort Thompson
Ave. and Bronco Drive, which
will be blocked to through traf-
fic. Registration forms to enter a
car may be found at the LaBelle
Chamber of Commerce or call
You won't want to miss the
big motorcycle show either. Bik-
ers will be showing off their pride
and joy at the Barron Library park-
ing lot Saturday. There will be lost
of excitement around the bikes;
so make a note to stop by. There
will also be a poker run Sunday,
Feb. 24. All proceeds benefit the
American Cancer Society.
Lee County Bass Anglers again
sponsor the SCF Bass Tourna-
ment Sunday, Feb. 24, from safe
light to weigh-in at 2 p.m. There
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Understand new portability exemption
By Kristina A. Kulpa
Hendry County Property
If the market value of your
homestead property is greater than
its assessed value, this exemption
permits you to transfer that differ-
ence in value to your new property
under the following scenarios:
If the property you are moving
to has a greater just value than the
property you are moving from, you
will be able to transfer your actual
cap savings to your new property.
The maximum amount of cap sav-
ings you can transfer is limited to
If the property you are moving
. to is less expensive than the prop-
erty you are moving from, you will
be able to transfer a percentage
of your actual cap savings to your
The amount of cap savings you
can take with you to your new
property is determined by divid-
ing the market value of your new
property by the market value of
your current homestead property.
You then take that amount and
multiply it by the assessed value of
your current homestead property.
This does not effect your
existing Save Our Homes as-
sessment cap benefits. Porta-
bility is an added benefit.
Shown here are Teri and Jeff Lazar the first Hendry County
residents to apply for the new Portability Exemption. Pictured
with Mr. and Mrs. Lazar is Kristina Kulpa, Hendry County
Property Appraiser and Record Specialist Lucia Hernandez.
Portability is applicable
throughout the State of Flor-
For new homestead exemp-
tion applied for in 2008 porta-
bility allows capped benefits
to be applied as long as exist-
ing homestead exemption is
relinquished in 2007.
Beginning in 2009 the win-
dow of opportunity will be
There are additional rules for
portability when more than one
person has established the home-
If two or more people own
multiple homesteads and are
moving into only one new
homestead, they can only trans-
fer a benefit from one of the for-
mer homesteads. So if a. newly
married couple is selling two for-
mer homesteads to move into one
new homestead, they will choose
to transfer whichever of their SOH
benefits is largest. The size of the
transferable benefit is capped at
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Little Miss contestants
Little Misses (front row from left) are: Dalylah Marya Gomez (with mom Veronica Gaure),
Linzey Lee Faz (with grandmother Kirstie Van Houten) (ack row) winner Isyss Maldonado
(with mom Margie Gallegos), Isabella Perez (with mom Amanda Cisnero), Analisia Alexis
Arriete (with mom Alexis Gaure) and Jazmin Salguero (with mom Maria Rodriguez).
OPPORTUNITY IS "NOW"
FOR HENDRY COUNTY PROPERTY OWNERS TO SAVE ON THEIR TAXES
March 3, 2008 is approaching fast and your opportunity to save on your 2008 taxes is about to pass.
Applications for all Tax Exemptions must be filed in Property Appraiser's office located on the third
floor of the Courthouse in LaBelle and at 939 Sugarland Hwy. in Clewiston. To further assist you we
have extended our hours as follows:
If two or more people joint-
ly own a homestead and are
moving into more than one
new homestead, they must di-
vide the value of their SOH ben-
efit among the new homesteads
based on the number of owners
of the prior homestead. The total
amount of transferable benefits is
capped at $500,000. So, if a couple
is moving out of their jointly owned
homestead with a $100,000 SOH
benefit into two new homesteads,
they will divide the benefit in half
and apply a $50,000 benefit to
each of their new homesteads.
PORTABILITY OF YOUR
ONLY APPLIES TO QUALIFIED
FLORIDA RESIDENTS AND
WILL APPLY TO ALL AD VA-
LOREM TAX LEVIES.
If you have additional ques-
tions please e-mail, call or stop by
In LaBelle we are located on
the third floor of the courthouse
and our phone number is 863-
In Clewiston we are located in
the old K-Mart Shopping Plaza be-
hind MacDonald's and our num-
ber there is 863-983-3178.
Please check out our website
for additional information www.
Appraisers office sets
The Hendry County Property
Appraisers office has extended
hours for homeowners to file
for homestead exemptions. The
hours are as follows:
Open until 6 p.m., Thursdays
21 and 28
En Espanol Abierto Horas
Adicionales Para Llenar; Aplica-
ciones de Homestead, Hasta Las
6 p.m. los; Jueves 21y 28 de Fe-
For more information, please
contact: Kristina A. Kulpa, CFA,
ASA, Hendry County Property Ap-
praiser in LaBelle (863) 675-5270
or in Clewiston (863) 983-1591
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YOU MAY QUALIFY FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING EXEMPTIONS.
1. Homestead Exemption .................... $50,000.00
2. Disabled Veteran's Exemption .............. $500.00
3. Widow or Widower's Exemption ............. $500.00
4. Non-Veteran Disability ..................... $500.00
5. Additional Exemption 65 years of Age or Older... $50,000.00
6. Agriculture Classification
Homestead Exemptions and Agricultural Classification (greenbelt exemption) are NOT
transferable. New applications must be filed in the event of any changes or deed transfers.
TO FILE FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS YOU WILL NEED TO FURNISH
1. Property Description (Deed or Tax Bill)
2. Florida Driver's License
3. Mobile Home we will need copy of Florida registration or title
4. If in a Recreational Vehicle Condominium Park, we will need a copy of the
Florida registration. '
5. Florida Driver's License (s). If married, we must see the husband's and
6. Florida Vehicle Tag Registration.
7. Hendry County Voter's Registration Card (s), or a Declaration(s) of
S',.,Domicile filed with the Hendry County Clerk's office, w/current
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE REQUIRED
If making an application for Homestead Exemption for the first time and you live in a Mobile
Home, bring a copy of your mobile title or registration in order to purchase the permnnanent "RP"
For those handicapped persons that are unable to come to the Courthouse, please call and arrange-
ments will be made for you to make an application.
You may call either of my offices for an explanation of all Exemptions.
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Letters to the Editor
Wasn't it Houdini that said the
more things change, the more
they seem to be the same? Or, on
second thought, was that one of
the current, surviving Presiden-
tial Primary candidates, as they
collectively have adopted the re-
sults of a Government poll that
says 83 percent of statistics are
Flying in the face of any con-
firmed logic, it would appear
that they favor the notion that the
"grandest good intention" is "bet-
ter than even the smallest good
deed." Even if it goes against
the latest poll data. Maybe they
never heard what former Presi-
dent Woodrow Wilson is cred-
ited with saying back in 1918. "If
you want to make enemies, try
to change something."
With all this emphasis on
"change", it occurs to me that
what used to be "fiscal respon-
sibility" has become "friskall re-
sponsibility", and these self-ap-
pointed "change artists" will tax
us to the point where all we will
have left is our change. A case in
point as to their collective pan-
dering to special interest groups
can be found in their problem in
dealing with the illegal immigrant
issue. The politically correct lexi-
con does not recognize the use
of the undocumented illegal im-
migrant tag, equating the issue to
a drug dealer being referred to as
an unlicensed pharmacist.
If you had any doubt as to the
proposed "immaculate concep-
tion" being espoused by one and
all of these pretenders to the D.
C. throne, take a look at the de-
spondent results of the Hendry
County Primary voter turnout.
Your Supervisor of Elec-
tions reports that, even with the
Amendment One, and perceived
crisis issues on the ballot, only
31 percent of the registered vot-
ers turned out and cast their God
Of the 15,601 registered vot-
ers, only 4,839 voted, and voiced
their preferences. The party af-
filiations represented 1,919 Re-
publicans, and 2,683 Democrats,
with 237 non political affiliates
casting their ballots.
Bum Phillips, former coach
of the NFL Houston Oilers once
said that "The only discipline
that counts and lasts, is self dis-
cipline", and I would like to add
that no one's life needs to be
completely wasted, they can al-
ways serve as a bad example. So
for all of those 69 percent non-
voters, don't feel as if your non-
participation in one of the most
sacred privileges granted to you
by the Constitution, has not been
noted and wasted. If your pur-
pose in not participating in the
electoral process is to show your
contempt or distaste for the pro-
cess or the candidates, I would
respectfully suggest that, even if
you have to hold your nose while
voting, that is preferable than
having to accept bad leader-
ship without ever having voiced
your concerns. What would you
prefer your legacy to be, one of
participation in your own destiny
or completely wasted, so you
can always be used as a bad ex-
I think that Albert Einstein
might have summed it up when
he said, "The world we have cre-
ated is a product of our thinking.
It cannot be changed without
changing our thinking."
THINK ABOUT IT NOW! You
can effect "actual" change. Not
just change for change's sake, by
voting. Tomorrow never comes
for those who defer, delay and
procrastinate, and you even put
your bitching.rights at risk!
T. W. Bill. Neville Hendry
County Citizen & Taxpayer
By Pudge Lehman
Divide a big dryer load in half
to speed drying time and prevent
To make a good homemade
stain remover get a new spray
bottle. Combine 1 cup of filtered
spring or distilled water with 1
cup of rubbing alcohol and 2 tea-
spoons of liquid dish detergent.
Give it a good shake and spray
on the stain, then, wash as usual.
You can put a little on an incon-
spicuous spot to test it first if you
For tomato sauce, ketchup,
chili or barbecue sauce, squirt
it with shaving cream. Then wet
a sponge with warm water and
work the cream into it. Let dry
and launder as usual.
To prevent any bathtub rings,
do not use any bath products that
contain oils. When you're filling
the tub, dump a large handful of
baking soda into the water.
An art-gum eraser, found at art
supply stores will remove scuff
marks from shoes and floors.
While having dinner with my
young friend Whitney (she used
to be my boss) she said she keeps
special cards that were given to
her in a special box. I was re-
minded of one of my favorite
hints. Keep these cards in books
(reference, dictionary or .cook
books) and whenever you have
to look up something there is a
card to reminisce over.
Werd fer the Week: best.
Meaning -- don't. "Yew best not
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Temporary happiness vs. genuine joy
By Dr. Les Morgan
Pastor Caloosa Baptist Church
In his book, "To See the World
in a Grain of Sand," C.L. James
tells the fable of a wise old cat
that notices a young kitten chas-
ing its tail. "Why are you chasing
your tail so?" asked the wise old
cat. The kitten replied, "I have
learned that the best thing for a
cat is happiness, and happiness is
my tail. Therefore, I am chasing it;
and when I catch it, I shall have
To this reply, the wiser, more
experienced cat said, "My son,
I too have paid attention to the
problems of the universe. I too
have judged that happiness is in
my tail. But, I noticed that when-
ever I chase after it, it keeps run-
ning away from me, and when
I .go about my business, it just
seems to come after me wher-
ever I go."
We can all learn from the wis-
dom of the older cat. Too often
we get locked into believing that
happiness, which is temporary,
is equivalent to genuine joy. The
reality is there is a difference -- a
Jesus promised us genuine
joy. "I have spoken these things
to you that my joy may be in
you and that your joy may be
complete" (John 15:11). He also
said, "In this world you shall have
tribulation. But be of good cheer;
I have overcome the world. (John
Happiness, on the other hand,
results from emotions such as
when everything goes our way,
or we find $10,000 beside the
road with no identification, or our-
spouse thinks we are the most at-
tractive thing that ever stood on
two feet. However, as wonder-
ful as those experiences are, (or
would be, might be more like it!)
those things can also be removed
rather quickly. That is why happi-
ness centers on an events) and is
temporary, while genuine joy has
a greater adhesiveness to it.
Negative attitudes are toxic to
the mind and body. Recent re-
search shows that negative emo-
tions narrow our thought process.
We can't dream or envision new
possibilities when we are filled
with negative emotions such as
fear, resentment and pessimism.
Positive emotions make think-
ing more creative and resource-
ful. We are at a greater liberty
to explore options, think more
clearly, and arrive at wiser deci-
sions when are focused on a
more positive view.
So, what do we do? How do
we move from happiness into
genuine joy? What steps are re-
quired to transition from one
frame of mine to another?
First, it is essential that we view
everyday as a celebration of life.
Begin every day with this affirma-
tion of faith: "This is the day the
Lord has made. We will rejoice
and be glad in it" (Psalm 118:24).
That is a direct effort and a specif-
ic choice for each day. Since each
day is a day the Lord has made,
doesn't it make since to receive
it with joy and gratitude? Thank
God for today. "In everything give
thanks" (1 Thessalonians 5:18).
Second, God only gives you
today, and not tomorrow, so fo-
cus on today. Don't get distracted
by the failures of yesterday or the
worries of tomorrow. Jesus said
this about tomorrow "There-
fore, do not worry about tomor-
row, for tomorrow will worry
about itself. Each day has enough
trouble of its own." (Matthew
Third, He has made this day
especially for you. Today is not
an accident; nor is it just another
24 hours. It is a gift from God.
Receive it and move throughout
each day with that frame of mine.
You will be amazed at the differ-
Finally, just as you learn to
expect something good to hap-
pen to you each day, be sure to
make something good happen
to another person. Being good to
someone is not hard to do. Neither
does it have to cost mega-bucks.
For example, pass on the gift of a
smile at an older person. Thank a
cashier at the grocery store for a
job well done. Thank the cook in
your house. Send flowers to your
mom, spouse, or both! Take your
daughter to lunch. Go fishing with
your son. Call your pastor and tell
him you prayed for him today!
The ways to be good to an-
other are endless, so whatever it
takes to be a contributor to anoth-
er, go for it! You've got to make
something happen in order to
have genuine joy.
Dr. Les Morgan is pastor of
Caloosa Baptist Church located
200 yards behind Flora & Ella's
The Caloosa Belle would
like to extend "Happy Birthday"
wishes to our readers celebrating
birthdays during the week of
Happy Birthday to:
Feb. 21: Frank Worley, Tom
Buck, John Parsons, Sarah Behr,
Harry Gibson, Jr., Lisa Howard,
Helen Stevenson, Jessica Cantu,
Feb. 22: Sonnie Harn, Donald
Jones, Patricia White, Vertis Mur-
dough, June Hall Elver, Carrie
Jenkins, Melanie Pittman, Casey
Sutson, James Barton Hull, Phil-
lip Henderson, Jacklyn Michelle
Feb. 23: Shirley Walker,
Donna Doll, Elizabeth Minnis,
Richard Robinson, Dave Lyons,
Stacie Gaskins, Kacy Shea Stock-
man, Aaron Gunsby, Sr., Walter
Fletcher, Christian Ruark;
Feb. 24: Nancy Stingley,
Scott Nelson, Kimberly Pendrey
Jenkins, Lonnie Grillo, Kenneth
Smith, Dennis Edgar, Burke Bas-
quin, Billy Rapp, Hunter Latham,
Scott Piper, Amanda Burchard,
Barbara Teston, Sofia Rodriguez;
Feb. 25: Larry Anderson,
Cynthia Jackson, Blanche Sands,
Katherine Marten, Jessica Phil-
lips, Janie Crocher, Criselda Tre-
Feb. 26: Robert Greer, Dick
Sargent, Dorothy Rice, Terrie
Pearce, Linda Hayes;
Feb. 27: Christer Gibsen;
Frank Marroquin, William Palm-
er, Billy McDaniel, Scott Frank,
Mary Ann Gillis, Willodene Har-
ris, Mozetta Johnson, Soila Rodri-
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Country Oaks to
Everyone is welcome to the
Country Oaks Elementary School
(COES) Fifth Annual COWA-
DUNGA! Buy a plot and win a lot
($1,000)! Purchase your plot at
Country Oaks Elementary School.
Tickets sell for $10. Tickets can
also be purchased from COES
personnel. You do not need to be
present to win. Plopping will be
on Friday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m., at
There will be hayrides, face
painting, and a 50/50 drawing.
While we wait, concessions in-
clude hot dogs, sodas, and pop-
corn. Come and join the fun!
As part of our COWADUNGA
Kick-Off event on Thursday night,
Feb. 21, students at COES will be
participating in the COWADUNGA
CHORUS. Students will perform
in the cafeteria at the following
times: 6:30 p.m., Kindergarten
and first grade; 7 p.m., second and
third grade; 7:30 p.m., fourth and
Join us for this fun event. All
contributions will be used to ben-
efit the education of Country Oaks
On Friday, Feb. 22, Cahal
Dunne, singer, songwriter, pianist
will perform at Aqua Isles club-
house. Tickets are still available for
$7 each. Please call Faye King at
Sixth Annual Golf
The American Red Cross is hav-
ing their Sixth Annual Golf Tourna-
ment on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the
Clewiston Golf Course. Players
may signup their own three per-
son team or be placed on a team.
To sign up for more informa-
tion call (863) 983-1448.
For more information on how
to be a sponsor of the event call
Come out and support your lo-
cal American Red Cross.
Local author to
host 'book talk'
The Clewiston Library is host-
ing a "book talk" on Saturday,
Feb. 23, at 9 a.m. by Clewiston
native Tekoa; Summers. Her new
book "You've got the Power--
Breaking the Vicious Cycle" has
just been released. She also has
written "You've Got the Power:
Turning Your Life Around." She is
a motivational speaker and will be
talking and autographing her new
Tekoa will be appearing at the
Harlem Library at 3 p.m. She will
be autographing copies of her
book. Come and hear what she
has to say!
VFW Post 10100 will have a
barbecue rib dinner with all the
fixin's Saturday, Feb. 23, at the
post home on SR 29S next to the
rodeo grounds. Serving begins
11:30 a.m. Cost is $7.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit
130 is having lunch on Saturday,
Feb. 23, from noon till 2 p.m. and
a breakfast Sunday, Feb. 24. All
proceeds will be donated to All
Children's Hospital in St. Peters-
burg for Department President
Linda Teasley's special project.
Please come out and helpthe aux-
iliary make a difference in these
children's lives when they are sick
and in the hospital.
Sign up for
Little Miss LaBelle
Signs ups for the Little Miss
LaBelle Pageant will be Tuesday,
Feb. 26, from 5-7 p.m. at the First
Baptist Church office. Registration
fee is $25. Age groups are kin-
dergarten through 8th grade. First
practice will be held Thursday,
Feb. 28, at LaBelle High School
Auditorium at 5 p.m. The pageant
will be held April 12. Please call
Martha Raye at (239) 675-0891 or
Brenda at (239) 675-3760 for addi-
2008 Whisper Creek
Springfest craft fair
Come join the fun at Whisper
Creek's annual "Springfest Craft
Fair" in LaBelle. The fun begins at
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.
28. A large assortment of crafts
and door prizes will be available.
Items will also be raffled. Coffee
and donuts,will be served in the
morning; hot dogs, chips and ice
cream from 11:30 to 1 pm. Whis-
per Creek RV Resort is located on
Hwy. 29N, 1 mile over the bridge
off US 80. For more information,
contact (863) 675-2214.
2008 LaBelle Dixie
League sign ups
LaBelle Dixie League will be
holding try-outs for the girls soft-
ball league on Feb. 28, at 6 p.m.
This will also be the final sign-up
opportunity. The cost of registra-
tion is $50 per player. If you have
any questions, please contact An-
thony at (863) 449-0750 or Kim at
Buy stuff, fight cancer
Come to the First Bank of Clew-
iston's rummage sale to benefit
the American Cancer Society's Re-
lay for Life. The sale will be in the
bank parking lot, on SR 80, Satur-
day, March 1, beginning at 8 a.m.
The American Cancer Society
is extending an invitation to all
cancer survivors, caregivers. and
their families to participate in the
2008 Relay For Life Cancer Survi-
vor Luncheon to be held Sunday,
March 2, at 1 p.m. at the Wom-
an's Club. It is FREE, but bring
a covered dish OR just come,
there is always plenty of food! In-
vite anyone you know who is sur-
viving the cancer journey. Please
RSVP to Giesla at (863) 674-0950
or Nikki at (239) 564-2005.
Hope Connections will be hold-
ing their winter extravaganza on
March 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at
the L.J. Noble Center. The center
is located at 475 E. Cowboy Way.
Light refreshments and Ball Room
dancing will be available with
Fidanza's. Come and have a fun
evening and learn more about the
special care and services offered
by Hope Connections. For more
information, contact Rosemarie at
chili for supper
Come to Chili Night at the
Muse Volunteer' Fire Department
Friday, March 7, from 5-7 p.m.
Help support your local MVFD
Drive through and pick up dinner.
If you would like to help that night
with your time, food or monetary
donations, please call Chief Jason
Queen at 673-0887. The first sta-
tion is located off Loblolly Road in
LaBelle Little League needs
umpires for the season. Please call
(863) 673-0783 (day) or 674-0711
(evenings) if you're interested.
There will be an umpire clinic at
Davis-Pratt Park Saturday, March
8, at 9 a.m.
LHS reunion moved
to Ag building
The LHS reunion for anyone
who attended LHS any time up
through the '50s has been moved
to the Dallas Townsend Ag Build-
ing. It happens on Saturday,
It will be the same as usual.
Send $12 per person to Freida
Bullington, 478 Maple Dr. SW, La-
Belle. For any information you can
reach her by mail or phone 673-
3482 (cell) or 675-1070; or e-mail
have your money in by March
4. Bring a covered dish of your
choice. They will at 5 p.m. Come
early to visit. There will pictures
and year books to look through,
afghans to raffle and fun for ev-
eryone. Spread the word to your
classmates. Coffee, tea, water and
sodas will be provided.
Manfred Labes, a member of
the class from 1951-1957, has
indicated he will attend as have
several other classmates who did
not actually graduate with the
class but still consider themselves
members of the LHS Class of 1958.
There will be a Dutch treat brunch
at Flora & Ella's Restaurant begin-
ning at 10:00 on the morning of
March 8. Joe Thomas requests
all planning to attend the brunch
to let him know by March 3 in or-
der to confirm seating with Flora
& Ella's. Thomas can be reached
at (863) 612-0413 or jhtl76@em-
The LaBelle High School Class
of 1958 will hold its 50th anniver-
sary celebration in conjunction
with the Annual LHS Alumni Re-
union on Saturday, March 8, at
the Dallas B. Townsend Agricul-
tural Center on Pratt Boulevard off
Cowboy Way. Registration for the
LHS Alumni Reunion is $12 each
and must be received by Feb.25,
the Monday after Swamp Cabbage
Festival. Send checks or money
orders to Freida Greer Bullington,
478 Maple Drive SW, LaBelle, Fla.
33935. Manfred Labes, a member
of the class from 1951 1957, has
indicated he will attend as have
several other classmates who did
not actually graduate with the Class
of 1958 but still consider them-
selves members of the LHS Class
of 1958. There will be a Dutch treat
brunch at Flora & Ella's Restaurant
beginning at 10 a.m., March 8. Joe
Thomas requests all planning to
attend the brunch to let him know
by March 3, in order to confirm
seating with Flora & Ella's. Thomas
can be reached at (863) 612-0413
or jhtl email@example.com.
The American Legion Post
130 golf tournament to benefit
the Child Welfare Foundation will
be held Sunday, March 9, at the
Glades Golf Course. Contact Steve
Williams at (239) 675-0092 for in-
Win an IPOD!
Family Eye Care is selling
chance drawing tickets for a 30GB
Apple IPOD. All proceeds ben-
efit the American Cancer Society's
2008 Relay For Life in LaBelle.
Tickets are $2 each or 6 for $10.
Winning name will be chosen and
announced at the March 2008
Relay for Life. Please stop by Fam-
ily Eye Care at 100 N Main Street
to purchase your tickets from any
staff member. For more info call
(863) 675-0761. Thank you for
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Sharon and Francis Merrow of the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers put on a Water Safety Program for students at
Community Christian School (CCS). The students were
divided up in group to discuss proper floating devices
and water safety rules. Jesse Imhoff, Wesley Huffman and
DustyAnn Catala were taught how to fasten life vests the
This report lists arrests,
not convictions, unless oth-
erwise stated. Anyone who
is listed here, and who is
later found not guilty or has
the charges against them
dropped is welcome to in-
form the newspaper. We will
confirm the information and
Gustavo Madrid, 28, was ar-
rested Feb. 17 and charged with
a non-moving traffic violation
habitual offender driving with
a suspended license. Cpl. Olvera
was arresting officer.
A 17-year-old juvenile was ar-
rested Feb. 16 and charged with
a non-moving traffic violation -
driving with a suspended license
first offense and grand theft vehi-
cle third degree. D/S Justin Smith
was arresting officer.
Jermaine Barrett, 25, was ar-
rested Feb. 16 and charged with
a non-moving traffic violation -
driving with a suspended license
third or subsequent. D/S L. Cora
was arresting officer.
Mariano S. Salzano, 36, was
arrested Feb. 15 and charged
on warrant with VOP felony or
community control. D/S Bonnie
Weaver was arresting officer.
Bobby Henry Holt, 40, was
. arrested Feb. 15 and charged as
a fugutive from justice in state
- Lee County warrant. D/S Elver
was arresting officer.
Peggy Sue Rutledge, 37, was
arrested Feb. 14 and chraged
with possession of cocaine. D/S
Christian Buchhofer was arrest-
Lucas Ervin Kelly, 21, was ar-
rested Feb. 14 and charged with
aggravated battery knew or
should have known victim was
pregnant. D/S Christian Buch-
hofer was arresting officer.
Maikel Morejon Herrera, 30,
was arrested Feb. 14 and charged
on a warrant with VOP felony or
community control. C/O Kelvin
Robinson was arresting officer.
Ruben Lopez Davis, 28, was
arrested Feb. 12 and charged as
a fugitive from justice in state on
a Glades County warrant. D/S Ja-
son Poole was arresting officer.
Carvin Leonard Brown, 30,
was arrested Feb. 12 and charged
with fraud: uttering a false.instru-
ment. D/S L. Cora was arresting
Shekeila Mooreland, 34, was
arrested Feb. 11 and charged was
a fugitive from justice in state
Lee County warrant. D/S Terri
Hessler was arresting officer.
James Leroy Sells, 48, was ar-
rested Feb. 11 and charged on a
warrant with FTA: driving with a
suspended/revoked license and
non-support. D/S Elver was ar-
Bartolo Jimenez, 36, was ar-
rested Feb. 11 and charged with
aggravated battey with a deadly
weapon. D/S Elver was arresting
Leroy Hare, 39, was arrested
Feb. 16 and charged with a non-
moving traffic violation habitu-
al offender driving with a sus-
pended license. D/S Larry Preece
was arresting officer.
A 15-year-old juvenile was ar-
rested Feb. 16 and charged with
battery felony battery resulting
in bodily harm or disability. D/S
Nathan Kirk was arresting offi-
Roy Washam, 81, was ar-
rested Feb. 16 and charged with
aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon without intent to kill. D/
S Elver was arresting officer.
Mario Rodriguez-Pena, 50,
was arrested Feb. 16 and charged
on a warrant with VOP felony or
communitycontrol. C/O Jeanette
Moore was arresting officer.
Selvin Rodriguez, 22, was ar-
rested Feb. 15 and charged with
fraud: false statement on driver's
license application and passing a
counterfeit instrument. D/S Jason
Walker was arresting officer.
Jennie Melissa Gregory, 31,
was arrested Feb. 14 and charged
as a fugitive from justice in state
on a Pinellas County warrant. D/
S Elver was arresting officer.
Alton Brendon Marshall, 40,
was arrested Feb. 13 and charged
on a warrant with damaging
property criminal mischief
$200 or less. C/O Julio Perez was
Jason Anthony Waugh, 26,
was arrested Feb. 13 and charged
on a warrant for VOP: felony or
community control. D/S L. Rior-
dan was arresting officer.
Natalio Jacobo Yanes, 33, was
arrested Feb. 12 as a fugitive from
justice in state Palm Beach
County warrant. D/S Nathan Kirk
was arresting officer.
Anita Rene Vasquez, 21, was
arrested Feb. 12 and with FTA:
felony offense. C/O Jeanette
Moore was arresting officer.
Tyronza Keiesha Williams, 24,
was arrested Feb. 12 and charged
with VOP felony or community
control. C/O Pamela Capling was
Jose Santos Gonzalez, 34, was
arrested Feb. 11 and charged with
FTA: felony offense. C/O Pamela
Capling was arresting officer.
The Florida Highway Patrol
is seeking information on a fa-
tal hit and run traffic crash with
a bicyclist involved in Hendry
County occurring on Friday, Dec.
22, 2006. Twenty-three-year-old
Simon V. Clicerio of LaBelle died
when he was riding a Huffy bi-
cycle southbound on SR 29.
Army Spec. Amber L. Greer
has graduated from basic combat
training at Fort Jackson, Colum-
During the nine weeks of train-
ing, the soldier studied the Army
mission, history, tradition and
core values, physical fitness, and
received instruction and practice
in basic combat skills, military
weapons, chemical warfare and
bayonet training, drill and cer-
emony, marching, rifle marks-
manship, armed and unarmed
combat, map reading, field tac-
tics, military courtesy, military
justice system, basic first aid, foot
marches, and field training exer-
She is the daughter of Roger
and Debborah Greer of County
Road 78 W, LaBelle.
Specialist Greer is a 2007 grad-
uate of LaBelle High School.
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The crash occurred on SR
29 south of the intersection at
C Road, at approximately 6:25
p.m. At the time witnesses re-
ported that Mr. Clicerio attempt-
ed to cross the northbound lane
of SR 29, immediately into the
path of a vehicle, which collided
with the bicyclist. This may have
been a dark-colored late model
Ford Ranger, which was last
seen traveling north on SR 29.
There was at least one unknown
vehicle traveling south on SR 29
that collided with the bicyclist
lying in the southbound land of
SR 29. The bicyclist died at the
FHP is asking for help in find-
ing any vehicles that may have
been involved in this fatal traf-
fic crash. Anyone with any new
information is asked to contact
Cpl. Louis M. Smith, Jr. at the.
Florida Highway Patrol in Arca-
dia at 863-993-4618 ext. 262.
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Religion News in Brief
Old fashioned burgers
The Church of God, SR 80
and Elm Street, will be selling old
fashioned hamburgers, cole slaw,
chips and drinks for $6 Saturday,
Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Service on Swamp
Freedom Fellowship Ministries
will have its worship service in
Barron Park on Swamp Cabbage
Sunday, Feb. 25, from 8-9:45 a.m.
Service is open to the public ..
"Whoever desires, let him take the
water of life freely." Rev. 22:17.
Community Christian School
will host a Pastor Appreciation
Breakfast on Tuesday, March 4, at
9 a.m. at Flora & Ella's Restaurant.
Please RSVP by Feb. 29 to: (863)
675-3277 ext. 261.
Collection for church
Helping Hand Ministries of
Moore Haven, located at 399 Ave.,
on the corner of Fourth St. is hold-
ing a collection. All items are to be
given for donations, to help for ex-
penses of the church. Come share
with us as we share with you. We
will also take of things you no lon-
ger have need for. Just drop them
off. We are there Saturday's from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m.
CCS is having
The Community Christian
School is raising money to get rid
of the sand on the playground. We
would like to get the rubber tires
in its place.
If you are interested in contrib-
uting, please send a check to CCS,
POB 1860, LaBelle, FL 33975 and
make a note that it is it to improve
the playground. Please remember
all donations are tax deductible
and greatly appreciated.
CCS to hold barbecue
Community Christian School
will be having their annual barbe-
cue. The event will take place at
Barron Park on March 14. It will
be held from 4 until 7 p.m.
The dinner includes pork steak,
green beans, baked potato, sweet
teaand dessert. Each ticket is $7.
Students are selling tickets, or you
may stop by the office to purchase
One hundred dollars of the
proceeds will be given to the C.C.S
family that sells the most tickets
and one hundred dollars will go to
the teacher or staff member who
sells the most tickets.
Helping Hand Ministries of
Moore Haven, on Fourth Street in
Moore Haven, is asking the public
to donate good, useable house-
hold items. All items will be used
to raise donations to help for ex-
penses of church. Just drop them
off Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Come to yard sale
Come to the yard sale at the
Church of God of Prophecy in
Moore Haven, on the corner of
E St. on Saturdays beginning at 9
a.m. Come and see what you can
carry away for a donation, this is to
help with the church expenses. For
information call (863) 612-0640 or
You don't have to hurt
Are you angry? Who is really
hurting the person you're angry
at, or you? We all deal with hurts
and ills depression, illness, abuse
(substance or otherwise). A gath-
ering for a little talk, some question
and answer time, coffee, might
help. Check out "Move on Into
Reality" at Good Shepherd Church
on Tuesday at 6 p.m. No admis-
sion, no pressure, all welcome!
Fred Carrington, 85, of Bran-
ford died Thursday, Feb. 14,
2008 in The Haven Hospice Su-
wnnee Valley Care Center, Lake
City. The Earlham, Iowa native
moved to Branford 18 years ago
from LaBelle. Mr. Carrington was
born on Dec. 11, 1922. He was
a veteran of WWII serving in the
Army/Air Corp. He was a farmer
and a member of the First Baptist
Mr. Carrington is survived by
his wife, Velma E. Carrington;
three daughters, Joyce Car-
rington, Newberry, Deborah
Rand, Hollywood, and Melodie
Parrino, Branford; one son, Mi-
chael Carrington, Ft. Myers; one
step daughter, Caroline Hill,
Branford; three step sons, Greg.
Sutton, LaBelle, Robert Tyler and
Nath Veal of Branford; two sis-
ters, Clarice Ohs, CA., and Nor-
ma Lary, Des Moines, IA.; three
brothers, Warren Carrington,
AZ., Curtis Carrington and Keith
Carrington both of Des Moines,
IA.; 17 grandchildren and eight
Funeral services were held
+ Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Akin Da-
vis Funeral Home, LaBelle. Inter-
ment followed in the Ft. Denaud
All arrangements were under
the direction of the Daniels Fu-
neral Home and Crematory, Inc.,
Johnny Joe Fegueroa
Johnny Joe Fegueroa, 43, died
on Feb. 6, 2008.
Mr. Fegueroa was born March
21, 1964 in Northampton Coun-
ty, Va. He had recently been liv-
ing with his daughters in Lehigh
Acres, but was formally from Im-
He leaves behind to mourn his
loss, his daughters; Monica Miller
(Jorel) and Alexandra Fegueroa;
his son, Johnny Joe Fegueroa, Jr.
and granddaughter, Jadelyn Soe
Funeral services were private.
All arrangements were under
the direction of Brister Funeral
Carol Helen Layton
Carol Helen Layton, 70, of
LaBelle, died Jan. 30, 2008 in Le-
She was born Jan. 28, 1938
in Portsmouth, the daughter of
Clifford Blake and Anna Ade-
line (Cloutier) Boyce. She was a
Custodian, employed by Hendry
County Board of Commission-
Survivors include one son,
Tommy Francis Layton of La-
Belle, and one daughter, JoAnn
Taylor of Felda, one sister, An-
nette Boyce Doyle of Ocala.
Funeral services were held Satur-
day, Feb. 2, at 4 p.m. at Akin-Da-
vis Funeral Home, 560 E., LaBelle
with Judge Jim Sloan officiating.
All arrangements were under
the direction of Akin-Davis Fu-
neral Home, LaBelle.
Juana Palacios 84, of Im-
mokalee, died on Friday, Feb.
15, 2008 with her family at her
side. Mrs. Palacios was born in
Mexico but had lived in Immo-
kalee for many years. She was
a home maker. She leaves be-
hind to mourn her loss her hus-
band, Antonio A. Palacios; three
daughters, Micaela Nunez, Evan-
gelina Irby, and Laura Anzualda;
her son, Jose Antonio Palacios;
fifteen grandchildren; 39 great-
grandchildren and two great-
Visitation was held n Sunday,
Feb. 17, at Brister Funeral Home,
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HAVING TMEIR WORSMI5 5ERVICEI
IN bAKON PARK ON
5WAMr CAbbAGE 65UNDAY
5UNDAY, FEIKRUARY z+TM
8:oo AM UNTIL 9+ AM
THIS SERVICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC,
WE CONSIDER IT A BLESSING TO WORSHIP WITH ALL THAT WILL COME!
AND THE SPIRIT AND THE BRIDE SAY "COME!" AND LET HIM WHO HEARS SAY
"COME!" AND LET HIM WHO THIRSTS COME. WHOEVER DESIRES,
LET HIM TAKE THE WATER OF LIFE FREELY
Dana Howard Weekley
American Legion Post 130
699 State Road 80 West LaBelle, FLi
Welcomes Everyone to
The 42nd Annual LaBelle Swamp Cabbage
Friday. Feb. 22. 2008
LOUNGE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 10:00 AM
ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET $8 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
Deep fried flounder, baked grouper) crab cakes, chicken
nuggets, smoked ham, turkey, parsley potatoes,
baked beans, bread & butter & coffee or tea
Music by Rod Snow & Steel Rail Band
No Charge from 6:00 to 10:00 PM
Saturday. Feb. 23. 2008
LOUNGE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 8:00 AM
American Legion Auxiliary Lunch from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Meatball Hoagie or Clam Chowder, $3
Includes Potato Salad, Chips, Coffee or Tea
Music by Rod Snow & Steel Rail Band
No Charge from 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Disable American Veterans (DAV) Community Market
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Located at MLK & State Road 80
Sunday. Feb. 24, 2008
LOUNGE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 8:00 AM
Buffet Breakfast By American Legion Auxiliary
Serving from 8:00 till 11:00 AM
ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET $6
Music by Rod Snow & Steel Rail Band
No Charge from 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Monday, Feb. 25. 2008
American Legion BINGO from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Early Bird Bingo starts at 6:30 PM regular Bingo to follow
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Las Noticias en Espanol
Education and Training
El Program Centro de La Belle
tiene lugares abiertos para cui-
dado preescolar y programras para
cuidar los nifos despues de la es-
cuela. Si usted esti buscando un
lugar seguro y divertido entonces
no lo piense mas y traiga a sus ni-
fios al Centro donde casi siempre
hay lugares abiertos.
Con este Programa Preescolar
que ha sido disefiado.por mae-
stros certificados de Kinder, los
niflos aprenden los colors, los
nfmeros, las letras del abecedar-
io, aprenden a ser creativos, como
jugar y compartir con otros com-
pafieros. En General, el program
es una preparaci6n para el Kinder.
El bus deja a los nifios en El
Centro despu6s de la escuela
donde se les ayuda con la tarea, se
les da tiempo libre para jugar, usar
las computadoras y otros juegos
Llame al Programa Centro que
se encuentra localizado en la Calle
29 a un costado de La Tienda La
Fiesta para mas informaci6n.
El comisionado del Distrto #3
"Bill" Maddox ha anunciado que
no quiere ser reelecto para las
pr6ximas elecciones porque qui-
ere pasar mas tiempo en su min-
isterio como pastor. Su posici6n
como comisionado expira en
noviembre, una semana despuLs
de las elecciones generates del
2008. El ha mandado la siguiente
carta a la comunidad.
5 de Febreo del 2008.
Para los ciudadanos del Con-
Hoy con una mezcla de emo-
ciones he decidido quitar mi nom-
bre para reelecci6n. Como ustedes
saben les he servido exitosamente
por casi ocho aflos. Este trabajao
me ha llenado de satisfacci6n al
tomar una pequefia parte en las
direcciones del destino del Con-
dado Hendry, he sido muy bend-
ecido con los que me han apoya-
do-y estado conmigo hasta en los
asuntos que no fueron agradables
de discutir y estoy muy orgulloso
de haber votado honestamente en
lo que siempr crei que era lo cor-
recto. Yo servi en un buen tiempo
con buenos comisionados y un
buen personal a los cuales les ten-
go un gran respeto.
El Gobierno del Condado cada
vez quiere mas demands de sus
oficiales electos pero tambidn la
Primera Iglesia Cristiana quiere
mas de su pastor lo que es una
bendici6n. Yo he servido a esta
iglesia por cuatro afios y debido
al crecimiento las demands son
cada vez mas grandes entonces es
muy dificil mantener las dos posi-
ciones a la misma vez, ademds de
esos dos trabajos tengo un rancho
ganadero que tambidn demand
mi atenci6n. Me gusta much es-
tar involucrado con los suntos del
gobierno local pero por ahora solo
voy a enfocar en mi trabajo como
Si usted quisiera participar en la
carrera de bicicletas de este saba-
do 23 de enero entonces higalo lo
mas pronto possible. La registraci6n
cuesta $25 pero la participaci6n en
el juego de naipes ya estA incluido.
Habrdn premios de $100, $50, y
$5. Para mas informaci6n Ilame a
Ivette (863) 673-0138 o a la Ciudad
Job training available
Interested in a job opportunity
in the construction trades? The
curriculum includes safety, hand
tools, power tools, construction
math, blue prints, basic rigging,
employability skills, masonry, car-
pentry, plastic pipe, steel manu-
facturing, OSHA standards.
For information call: (863) 675-
6800 in LaBelle; (863) 983-6138
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sory meeting held on Feb. 25, at
3 p.m. in the LaBelle Elementary
School Conference room. The
purpose of the meeting is to re-
view surveys and report on prog-
There will be a School Advi- ress of school improvement plan.
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Announces the start
S.. of Life Recovery
< :Ministries on
Saturday, Feb., 91h
1 9 am to 10:30 mn
Two (2) 18-Week Programs Offered
Recovery from Addiction
* Overcoming a Distorted Self-Image
For more information please contact
Life Ministries Church at
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Every Tuesday 6:00 pm
Clutih ol tile Good SlkpllIri
LC llim,>,OOd & Eliil,''ptus
P Lar L elle, Fl.
A full service electrical contractor
Licensed and Insured
LaBelle, FL 33935
David J. White, Owner/Pres.
State No: ER 13013095
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Larry's Const. Service, Inc
Residential & Comtmeniai
PHONE: (863) 675-2276
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For your nexl Galhering,
Function or Special Event
For information call
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Serving Hendry Lee
TOLL FREE: 866-675-4436
State Lic. & ins. CM-C057157
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Licensed & Insured
Pool Deck Resurfacing
New Pool Decks
New Drives, Lanas, Walks
Ic HC1011.SP and Insured
C&B Fencing, Inc.
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Home Watch Lawn Service
Pet Setting In-Home Service Sitter
Servicing Alva, Clewiston, Felda, Muse,
Immokalee, LaBelle & Lehigh Acres
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located in the historic forrey
building downtown LaBelle
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V 741 S. Bridge St LaBelle, FL 33935
Se Habla Espanol (863) 302-4127 ;
Sales Service Refrigeration
Installation Pool Heaters
State Certified Class A Contractor
CUSTOM HOME DESIGN
AND FLAN SERVICE
Specializing in country
and old Florida style hones.
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Photo Prints from camera card
Mobile and Home Repairs
Ceilings, Walls, Floors
OFFICE (863) 675-5919
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Owner Roger Alexander, SR.
Lic HC096.SP and Insured
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CERTIFIED POOL OPERATOR
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Hours: Mon. Fri. 7 am 5pm
Sat. 7 am 12prm
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Serving S WFlorida since 1966
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FLORIDA for a I'raction of" tlhe usual
price & taxes. lTrC'cd privIacy on
oxbow, largest lionit & c;caporlt ill
A(lIuII isles q(]iliy riverfront comliu-
nity. Renovatedl 13R/2.5 bath, WBIPl
furnished $69,500. Owner/Broker
PAUL ROSER REALTORS
Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Guff Citrus recently presented awards to local teachers. Left to right are Gulf Citrus Growers
Association Executive Vice President Ron Hamel, David Sankey of Clewiston High School,
Colleen Goodman of LaBelle High School, Ericka Pirtle of LaBelle Middle School, Becky
Timpner of Country Oaks Elementary and Katie Behr of Upthegrove Elementary School.
'Brilliant Orange' teachers presented
Five Hendry County "first year"
teachers were recently present-
ed "Brilliant Orange" awards in
recognition of their outstanding
classroom performances during
the 2007-2008 year. The teachers
were recognized during the 2008
Golden Apple Awards Banquet
held at the LaBelle Civic Center
in LaBelle on Feb. 7. The awards
were fittingly named as Hendry
County ranks as one of the top
orange producing counties in
LaBelle area schools
Thursday: Feb. 21: Corn
dog chicken, baked beans, cole
slaw with dressing
Friday: Feb. 22: BBQ pork
sandwich, French fries, blueberry
Monday: Feb. 25: Pizza fi-
estada, tossed salad, mix fruit
Tuesday: Feb. 26: Beef a
roni, green beans, applesauce,
Ron Hamel, Gulf Citrus Grow-
ers Association's executive vice
president, presented the "Brilliant
Orange" plaques and $50 each
to the five teachers selected as
the best "first year" teachers in
Hendry County for the 2007-2008
Recognized were: Katherine
"Katie" Behr of Upthegrove Ele-
mentary School in LaBelle; Becky
Timpner of Country Oaks Elemen-
tary School in LaBelle; Ericka Pirtle
of LaBelle Middle School; Collene
Wednesday: Feb. 27: Chick-
en nuggets, mashed potatoes,
green peas, dinner roll
Thursday: Feb. 28: Nachos,
tossed salad, peaches diced
Thursday: Feb. 21: Nachos,
corn, tossed salad, peanut butter,
Friday: Feb. 22: Manager's
Goodman of LaBelle High School;
and David Sankey of Clewiston
The Gulf Citrus Growers As-
sociation, in conjunction with the
Foundation For Hendry County
Public Schools, Inc. annually se-
lects the "Brilliant Orange" teach-
ers based on nominations received
from each school's administra-
tors. GCGA is a trade association
representing citrus growers in
Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry
and Lee Counties.
Monday: Feb. 25: Chili,
baked cheese sandwich, tossed
salad, banana, cookie
Tuesday: Feb. 26: Beef a
roni, tossed salad, broccoli, din-
Wednesday: Feb. 27: Turkey
ham, scalloped potatoes, mixed
vegetables, applesauce, dinner
Thursday: BBQ pork sand-
wich, baked beans, French fries,
mixed fruit, cookie
Center is offering kindergarten prep
LaBelle Program Center, Inc.
has openings available in their
Pre-School and After School pro-
The Pre-School program is a
Kindergarten Readiness Program
created by Certified Kindergarten
teachers. The children learn to
be creative. They are taught to
recognize letters, numbers, col-
ors, how to get along and play
with their peers, and general
preparation for entering into kin-
The school buses drop the
children off for the After School
Program, at the Program Center
and they are encouraged to do
their homework. They offer as-
sistance if they need it, plus they
have free time on the playground,
are able to use the computer lab,
or play board games.
Call the LaBelle Program Cen-
ter for more information at (863)
LaBelle FBLA builds leadership skills
LaBelle Middle School hosted
the FBLA District 19 Leadership
Conference on Thursday, Jan. 31.
With approximately 250 students
in attendance, LMS came away
victorious. The following students
took honors: first place Com-
puter Slide Show, Katie Guerrero;
second place Public Speaking,
Tabitha Parker; third place Busi-
ness Math, Brandon Mendoza;
third place Proofreading & Edit-
ing, Chandler Bridwell; fourth
place Computer Slide Show, Al-
exander Hernandez; fourth place
Proofreading & Editing, Keilani
The members of the LaBelle
High School FBLA Chapter en-
tered nine different events and
each member placed in the top
five. Please congratulate the fol-
lowing students: first place Future
Business Leader, Brittany Baker;
first place Introduction to Par-
liamentary Procedures, Jaydee
Hull; second place Computer
Applications, Jessica Barron; sec-
ond place Networking Concepts,
Anthony Hernandez; third place
Management Decision Making
Team, Chelsea Lewis and Mike
Reed; third place Word Process-
ing I, Lori Spangler; fourth place
Business Communication, Ryan
Higginbotham; fourth place Word
Processing II, Carter Butler; fifth
place Business Math, Staci Berg;
These FBLA Members worked
hard and we are very proud of
them for their accomplishments.
The next stop is the State Leader-
ship Conference in April. District
Adviser, Ms: Higginbotham would
also like to say a "big thank you"
to all the judges from the commu-
nity who helped with the event!
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* $159,900 New 3BD/2Ba home with a split
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LABELLE -- After more than
four decades as Cox Air Condi-
tioning & Electric, Inc., James and
Karen Steedley are transitioning
into the Aire Serv of South Cen-
tral Florida franchise.
The Steedleys purchased Cox
Air Conditioning & Electric, Inc.
from Karen's parents in 2005.
Karen grew-up in the family heat-
ing and cooling business, taking
on roles from call-taker and dis-
patcher to office manager. James
left the citrus industry to join the
"After my parents retired, my
husband and I wanted to continue
the family business to ensure our
customers continued receiving a
high-level of customer service,"
Karen Steedley said. "However,
the industry keeps advancing, so
my family and I looked at the Aire
Serv system and how profession-
ally it is run, and we know it will
enhance our business."
Still locally owned and operat-
ed, the Aire Serv of South Central
Florida is offering quality heating
and air conditioning service to
their community with business
systems and customer service
training to help them "be the best
"Aire Serv is a premier choice
for heating and air conditioning
service and repair," said Doyle
James, president of Aire Serv Heat-
ing & Air Conditioning, Inc. "We're
Medtronic has pulled its Sprint Fidelis defibrillation leads from the market
after fractures in the leads were linked to five patient deaths. Patients
with these leads may have received a warning letter from the manufacturer.
A fractured lead "can cause the defibrillator to deliver unneces-
sary shocks or not operate at all."
If you have a Sprint Fidelis lead, your Patient ID card should contain one of
the following four sets of numbers:
6930 6931 6948 6949
(These numbers may be shown at the beginning of a longer set of numbers on your ID card.)
In addition, the St. Jude Riata defibrillator lead has been reported to
punch holes in the heart and has been linked to at least
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After the Steedleys purchased
the franchise, James and Karen
attended a five-day training course
on the latest technology, customer
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The LaBelle-based Aire Serv
franchise serves Hendry, High-
lands and Glades Counties.
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, February 21, 2008 9
racing at SCF
LABELLE -- "Ladies and
Gentlemen ... start your lawn-
mowers" will be heard when
NASGRASS (North American
Society of Grass Racers and Sod
.*Slingers) begins racing at 2 p.m.
on Saturday, Feb. 23, following
the Swamp Cabbage Festival
Parade. Racing will continue on
.Sunday, Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. The
race will be held at the Hendry-
:'LaBelle Community Sports Park
"at Forestry Division Road, just
east of Pratt Blvd. off Cowboy
Way in LaBelle. Gates open at
12:00 PM both days. Proceeds
from admission and the conces-
sion stand will benefit Healthy
Start of Southwest Florida which
works to prevent premature
births and infant deaths.
This year's exciting race will
feature everything from stock
lawnmowers to home-made,
souped-up machines with races
for speed (up to 60 mph) as well
as endurance. Lawnmowers are
built according to established
guidelines and safety rules with-
in a variety of mower classes.
Anyone can race from age 7 to
70, with special races for ladies,
seniors and kids ages 7-11 and
Admission is $5 for adults;
children under 12 are free. So
bring your lawn chairs and
come out for an afternoon of
family fun and entertainment.
For information on Healthy Start
or NASGRASS and this exciting
event, check out our website
Healthy Start & NASGRASS are
501(c) (3) non-profit organiza-
Special thanks go to Cobra
Site Development, Inc. for build-
ing the new track. Sponsors for
the NASGRASS Lawnmower
Races include Cat Country
(107.1), PAETEC, 1st Bank of
LaBelle, DJANS Embroidery, Dr.
Kai-Fu Chow, MD, Lyon 's Print-
ing, Signs Today, West Glades
Repairs and Whisper Creek.
Boys tennis team stunned by Tigers
The Cowboy Tennis team
opened the 2008 season on Valen-
tines Day but was shown little love
by the visiting Clewiston Tigers.
The Cowboys lost to the Tigers,
Gaiing victories for the Cow-
boys were Darrell Cash at #1 sin-
gles and the #1 doubles team of
Timmy Fromm and Lucas Talada.
The team"members are: #1 Dar-
rell Cash, junior; #2 Benito Garza,
senior; #3 Michael Anderson,
senior; #4 Lucas Talada, fresh-
man; #5 Timmy Fromm, junior;
also: freshmen Trey Reyes, Elias
Carmona, Kenny Schroder and
Feb. 21: Lake Placid, H, 4 p.m.
Feb. 26: Golden Gate HS, H,
Feb. 28:Lely HS, A, 4 p.m.
March 4: Immokalee HS, A, 4
March 13: Clewiston HS, A,
March 19: Naples HS, A, 3:30
March 27: Palmetto HS, H, 4
Districts April 9 and 10
Feb. 21: Lake Placid HS, A, 4
Feb. 26: Golden Gate HS, A,
Feb. 28: Lely HS, H, 4 p.m.
March 4: Immokalee HS, A, 4
March 13: Clewiston HS, H,
March 19: Naples HS, H, 3:30
March 27: Palmetto HS, A, 4
Districts April 9 and 10.
Classic Car Show planned for Saturday
Bring your car and camera
to The South Central Florida Car
Club's 2nd Annual Legends of
the Road Super Cruise on Feb. 23,
9 a.m. to 4p.m. Cars will be dis-
played along Ft. Thompson Ave.
from Bridge Street to Main Street
and along Bronco Dr. A D.J. will
play music from the 50's and 60's.
There will be dash plaques for par-
ticipants, door prizes, 50/50 draw-
ing and Ist., 2nd, and 3rd place tro-
phies for the Participants Choices
and the Peoples Choices as well as
trophies for the visiting club with
the most participating cars and the
visiting club that came the greatest
distance with three or more cars.
Legends of the Road event tee
shirts will also be available for pur-
chase. Registration fee to enter a
car for this event is $20. Forms for
pre-registration are available at the
LaBelle Chamber of Commerce or
can be down loaded from www.
of event registration will begin at
The goal during this year's
Super Cruise is to raise money
to support American Legion Post
130's, (LaBelle), Veterans Memo-
rial project. For more information
contact Tom Corbitt at (863) 234-
Christ the King
"Where everybody is Somebody---
andJesus is Lord."
9 a.m Sunday Worship
1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday
10:15 am. Bible Study
.4 miles west of Hwy 29
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN?
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NIKKI YEAGER, Broker Associate PAUL ROSER, Broker
239/584-2005 cell 239/564-2002 cell
606 Grandview Drive in Lehigh Recently remodeled
4 bedroom, 2 bath home in central Lehigh. Great
neighborhood, centrally located, reduced for quick
sale at $184,900. Call Randy Beres at 239-565-8878
A Must See Home! Spacious, functional, well organized and
full of appeal inside and out. This 3BR/2BA home sits on 2
lots (1/2 acre)in Port LaBelle and features over 2,000 sq. ft.
with cathedral ceilings, eat-in kitchen, screened lanai, 2 car
garage and more. Seller Motivated at only $179,900.
Call Lisa Heero, Realtor at 863-673-0066
to schedule your showing.
Building lots in Port LaBelle starting at $10,000.
Call or stop by to see more information on all of our listings!
274 N Bridge St
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2/1 DUPLEX- Moore Haven $550/M
nrda 863- 675- 4550
281 S. Bridge Street LaBelle
Reat Rodney Mturra & Seth Howard
state Li. R m] Estate Brokers
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200 Acres w/3,000+/- ft. on Hwy 80. Will
divide. Owner financing.
173 Beautiful oak filled acres with nice
2/2 home. Fenced & cross fenced, cow
pens. Can be subdivided. 441 plattedl
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. Reduced
3BR/2BA home built in 2005. On large
corner lot. Owner anxious, price
reduced to $179,900.
61.25 acres. Improved pastures &
fenced. Only $11,000 per acre.
19 acre orange grove. Located in
Hendry Co. Reduced to $10,500 per
40 acre orange grove. Located in
Hendry Co. Reduced to $10,500 per
10.63 acres high and dry. Fenced,
cleared, with creek and pond. Owner
WATERFRONTI Picture Prefect! 3BR/2B custom
built home located in the Prestigious Caloosa
Harbor S/D. Features include an Oak filled lot w/
canal frontage & direct access to the Caloosahatchee
River, porcelain tile, hardwood cabinets, granite
counter tops in the kitchen, a luxurious master suite
with 2 walk in closets, and much more! $289,900
Just completed beautiful 3BR/3BA home lots of
upgrades and lots of room. $195,000.
REDUCED! The Price is Right!... You could be
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Features include vaulted ceilings, split floor plan,
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more! This showcase can be yours for only
Great home for a great price! This 3BR/2B home
features a large master suite, spacious kitchen and
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1/1/1 PROW TERR. $600/M
1/1 OXBOW DR. Condo $625/M
3/1 MLK JR., BLVD For Sale Also $650M
2/1.5/2 N. EDGEWATER $700/M
BRYAN TOWNHOUSES $750/M
3/2/1 E. SUNFLOWER CIR $750/M
2/1 MAINSTAY Pt. LaBelle $700/M
3/2 3rd AVENUE Duplex $700/M
3/2/1 ALBANY RD Pt. LaBelle $800/M
3/2 BLUEBERRY LN Muse $800/M
3/2/1 ALBANY RD Pt. LaBelle $850/M
3/2 HENDRY ISLES BLVD. $900/M
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* Double lot in Turkey Creek Subdivision with stilt-
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* Perfect location for rental with Riverforest
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* Magnificant 2/2 tiled stilted home with fabulous
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* Size will surprise you! 2BR/2B home on 10+/-
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* 3BR/2B manufactured home on 4.58+/- acres oni
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* Minutes from tranquility! Nice 3/2 manufactured
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* 2.00+/- acres estate on the river! 2 story home
with hardwood floors and much much morel
* 2/2 large home in Port LaBelle that needs a bit of
TLC but wants to be loved! $115,000
* 3/2 home priced to sell! New roof, new paint
interior & exterior & new carpet $119,000
* "REAL" 4/2 huge home with fenced, back yard
Best price home around! $139,900
* 2/1 country home on 2.23+/- acre located in
Pioneer Plantation! $149,900
* C-1 zoning with huge steel building along with
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nme quiet & privacy plus a wood mourning replace,
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* Home Sweet Home! Affordable, completely
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* 2.5 acres on Case Rd. cleared and ready for your
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* Beautiful 2.88 acres on Evans Rd, $95,900.
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.29 +/- acre in Belmont S/D. Priced to sell at only
$43,900. Possible seller financing.
Call about our Port LaBelle lots!
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Log Cabin BBQ "founded in 1980" is a well estab-
lished business in LaBelle. It will comfortably seat 65
people, has a fully equipped kitchen with a custom
built smoker and drive thru window for conven-
ience. It is centrally located in LaBelle will 167+/-
feet of frontage on SR80. Possible Seller financing,
call for terms. $549,000 REDUCEDI
Commercial Property located in the heart of
LaBelle! This commercial building currently houses
one restaurant and two offices. No two ways about it
this is a great buy, rent them all or open your owni
REDUCEDI Great investment property! Located
just feet from SR80 in Lalelle,. The building has over
1800 square feet of office space and has plenty of
room for parking. The floorplan has the advantage
of being able to he split into 2 separate rental offices,
while still providing a common lobby area. There is
also an additional building that would be ideal for a
small private office. $398,900
Prime 20+/- acre potential commercial parcel
located near West Glads Elementary in Muse and just
minutes away from downtown LaBelle, $3.50 per
* Invest now build later! Corner lot outside city
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Houses for Rent starting at $975
Jan. 07 2008
180 N Bridge SI. LaBelle, FL
Donna Kane, Broker, Associates Trisha
Arnold, Denise W.dker,
Beverly Curns, Patty Walker, Wayne
Simmons. Charlene Bowen
Classic 3/4 riverfront home w/den w/full bar, cen-
tral vacuum, built-in desk in kitchen, breakfast ba;r,
cedar lined closets, office, solar system, electric
drapes in den/living room, irrigation system, secu-
rity lights, paved circle driveway, dock & ramp. 4
bay garage w/bathroom & office. $1,200,000
Oak trees grace this .90 ac. w/3/2.5 home w/view
of the Caloosahatchee River. Features include
wood, tile & carpet flooring, plantation shutters,
lanai & large private boat dock w/lift. Community
clubhouse includes pool, boat ramp & tennis
Intracoastal riverfront home at a great price. 3
BR/2BA w/boat dock, 12,000 lb boat lift, covered
boat house. This immaculate home has a den,
screened lanai, breakfast room, dining area,
pantry, Corian countertops, large walk-in clos-
ets.Furnishings included. Hurricane shutters for
riverside of home. Lush lawn is irrigated frioim the
( 11 n,,,,,L i .' ...I..' brick home in Caloosa Est.
w/open porch patio. Gorgeous riverfront w/boat
lockk & lift. $475,000
Fish & play on the river all day without the burden of
riverftront taxes. In Caloosa Est., this 3/2 split floor plan
honmei is on over 1/2 ac on a navigable creek w/direct
access to the Caloosahatchee River $319,000
24i0 ft of navigable creek front. River views,.access,
and dock permit. Deed restricted community, .72
.31 +/- ac. cleared on the Caloosahatchee River in
Quail Run S/D!! $379,000
.45 +/- ac cul-de-sac lot w/approx. 175 ft of water
ii, .r w..: & tons of privacy. $149,900
I,..,:,...It development potential w/1561 ft of
It. ,, i,. in Ortona. 3+/- ac commercial & 36 +/-
Siit-ntial. On site water/sewer plant currently
..,,.,m,, River Oaks S/D. Owner Financing
I,- .1, mock, cypress and palmettos grace this
S-1 + ac w/flowing creek. $1,100,000
'ii I. income producing citrus grove w/micro-
r.I ion. Can be 80+split for endless possibil-
S+ off well maintained dirt mad. Unlimited
i ik,.Iat $30,000/ac.
1 ', t: + ac of oaks, pines, cypress trees, & pas-
ture. Well & power on site. $995,000
Manageable orange grove in Ft Denaud off private
51 +/- ac in Gerber Groves $11,000/ac.
20 ac of improved pasture vw/ oaks, pines & a
watering hole. $525,000
20 +/- ac of serenity in a park-like setting located
in Muse. $460,000
20 +/- ac. Backs up to Lykes Brothers, fenced on
three sides. $400,000
18.5 ac located off of Silverlake Rd. $359,000
3 & 4 ac in Pt LaBelle Ranchettes, some w/river
views. $299,000 to $350,000.
20+/- ac in W Muse. $299,900
24 +/- ac on Sears Road. $228,105
5 +/- ac west of LaBelle $224,900
7 +/- ac, Marshall Field Road, $210,000
5.74+/- ac South of LaBelle. Zoned RG3M.
5+/- ac Felda...$170,000.
13 +/- ac on Sears Road. $123,395
5 +/-ac, LaDeca $106,000 to $115,000.
2.5 to 5 +/- ac in Pioneer $39,900 to $129,000.
Montura 1.10 to 2.5+/- ac tracts. $20,000 to
Privacy pure and simple on these 1.25 to 3.75 +/-
ac. parcels. Lehigh Properties priced from
$20,000 & up.
Rental Homes in Pt. LaBelle 3BR & 2 BR $750 -
To see Pictures & Visual Tours of all Our
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HORSE & TACK AUCTION
Sat. Feb. 23; @1:00 pm
1935 Sunset Trail NW, Muse
CUR DOG Female, Found
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collar. Call to identify.
DACHSHUND Multi colored,
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Full time HIM Supervisor
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demonstrate an excellent command of the ICD-9-CM Classification
system and DRG methodology Must have the ability to use computerized
medical record abstract and-encoder, and possess good technical skills.
Full time Medical Office Manager (LaBelle Clinic) .
Candidate should have a min of 3yrs medical office management
experience in a physician's office. This position requires skill in
developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and
administrative staff, patients, and the public.
Per diem Laboratory Assistant
Previous experience ivith specimen collection preferred
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Full time- Housekeeper
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Prev housekeeping exp in a hospital or hotel pref. Must maintain a
safe, sanitary environment.
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This position will require flexiblF scheduling. Candidate must possess a
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communication skills to Interact with patients, staff, and the community.
Phone: 863-902-3023 or Fax resume to: 863-983-0805
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Ability to troubleshoot and install AC/DC multi-wire control sys-
tems, read electrical schematics, perform layout work, cali-
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calculations for sizing of wire and breakers.
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versified, privately-held agribusiness firms. Located on the
southern shore of Florida's Lake Okeechobee between Fort
Myers and West Palm Beach. US Sugar Is an Equal Opportu-
nity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women and
Minorities are encouraged to apply.
CITRUS GROVE MECHANIC
FULL TIME- preferably with 5 years experience
working with citrus grove equipment, air conditioning,
welding and fabrication. Repair and maintain
agricultural equipment. Inspect, diagnose and repair,
equipment such as pumps, and other equipment used
in the groves. Must have tools. Offers health, life, dental
insurances, 401 K, paid vacations and holidays.
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applicants must be 18
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must. Hours include at least
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Lorana @ (863)675-8888
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MUST have valid
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Applications can be
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Immokalee or contact
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General Cleaning Service
Hand Car Washing, Boat
Detailing, Office & More.
Residential & Commercial
How fast can your car
go? It can go even faster
when you sell It In the
trouble shooting, set-up,
up-grades, systems built,
tutoring. Win.95, 98,
2000. ME, XP licensed.
Call Gary 863-675-7925
Love the earth Recycle
your used Items by sell-
Ing them In the classl-
Music for all occasions:
Looking for a place to
hang your hat? Look no
further than the classl-
Be a Hendry County
School Board Bus
Driver. Contact the
at 863-674-4115 or
Cheryl Jameson at
TUTOR for ACT, SAT, FCAT,
reading & writing. Call
The most important
20 minutes of your day
is the time spent reading
with your child from
birth to age nine.
Also do handyman jobs
children, etc. Only one sig-
nature required *Excludes
ovt. fees! Call weekdays
8am-6pm) Alta Divorce,
LLC. Established 1977
CENTRAL HEAT & AIR UNIT -
Goodman 48k btu, serviced
every year, like new. $1750
or best offer. (863)763-3932
SEWING MACHINE Singer,
From 1915, in cabinet. $150
TRUNK Old w/ leather straps
& ROCKER, Rare, Folds, For
-side of wagon. $300 for
both,will sep (863)234-9747
DISHWASHER Maytag Jet
Clean, Built In, Black. Good
c o n d iti o n $ 5 0
GLASS TOP ICE CREAM
FREEZER large, asking
$500 or best offer
PORT DISHWASHER like
new, $75 (239)340-6308
REFRIGERATOR GE, 18 cu.
ft., Almond, Frost free. $100
REFRIGERATOR GE, White,
Excellent condition. $175
WASHER & DRYER asking
WASHER & DRYER GE,
$225 or best offer
WASHER & DRYER excellent
condition, $200 for both.
(863)357-4926 Iv. msg.
WASHER & DRYER Good
condition. $140 Will sep.
(863)675-8937 LaBelle area
WASHER Maytag, Heavy Du-
ty, Top Load, 3 cyl., cream
color. Excellent condition.
WASHERS & DRYERS
$95 & up, 1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
MICROWAVE GE Spectrum,
over stove. $100
SUB ZERO ICE MAKER ask-
ing $50 (863)357-2741
TOTEM FOOD SMOKER Pop
Geer, for smoking meat, in-
structions included, $25
ALUMINUM WINDOWS 1
30x30, tinted, 1 40x30, very
good condition. $30 will sep-
FORM PLYWOOD (53
sheets) 3/4", pre oiled, ve-
neer on one side, $1500 or
SLIDING DOOR, Entry door &
Lg sliding windows &
screens. Like new. $250
Will sep. (502)648-8591
USED ROOFING TIN 3
sheets, 3x14 $15 or will
sell separate (863)674-0281
BOPPY ROCK In Comfort In-
fant Travel Swing, exc cond,
used once. $55 or best offer.
(954)793-3203 Okee area
CAR SEAT CARRIER Graco
Snug Ride, blue 5-20 lbs, in-
cludes book, exc cond. $60
CRADLE N SOOTHE BOUNCER
- Carter's, pink, excellent
condition, vibrates, music &
toys. $45 (863)634-0245
CRADLE SWING Fisher
Price, Nature Touch, Excel-
lent condition. $70
CRIB And highchair, top
quality. $120 will separate.
- IretCe n
GOLF CLUBS (100) Misc.,
All brands. Many good. $890
for all, will sep.
GOLF CLUBS Left handed,
complete set irons/metals,
exc cond, Pro bag w/balls.
AR 15 COLT & 45 auto. Mod-
el- 1911 Colt US Army.
$3000 or will separate.
COLT AR15 MATCH TARGET
RIFLE 2.5 to 10 power
Scope, never fired, 24" Bar-
rel $2000 (772)461-8822
Air Conditioners 505
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines535
Business Equipment 545
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware. Etc. 560
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Health & Reducing
Household Items 630
Med cal Items 650
Musical Instruments 660
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Toys 9 Games 730
Wanted to Buy 740
All wood, KlnderCare, great
shape, $150. Call
EXERSAUCER LEARNING CTR
Evenflo, excellent condi-
tion, folds up, 3 heights, fun.
INFANT CAR SEAT Eddie
Bauer, blue, Grace swing, in-
fant carrier slings (2), $130
all, will sep. (863)599-1696
INFANT GYM Fisher Price,
aquarium theme, 0-9 mo,
boat-like lay down/sit, exc
cond. $30 (863)634-0245
JUMPEROO Fisher Price,
Rain Forrest, Excellent condi-
tion. $50 (863)983-6304
LEAP FROG LEARNING SYS-
TEM 0-18 months, mu-
sic/dance, lots of fun, exc
cond. $30 (863)634-0245
PLAY PEN Open top swing,
bouncer & Jumperoo, Fisher
Price Rainforest themed, exc
cond. $280 (863)599-1696
BOUNCER From Eddie
Bauer. Used twice. $30 Neg
(954)793-3203 Okee. area
TODDLER BED White, heavy
duty with a thick mattress.
TOYS For infants to 3 years
of age. $60 takes all or will
(863)763-6131 Okee are,
TRAVEL SWING Fisher Price,
aquarium theme, excellent
condition, lights & music.
HIKING BOOTS New,-never
used, size 7.5 Wide Men's,
Hi-Tec Trek Lite. $30
NAME BRAND CLOTHES -
asking $20 (239)324-3676
PAGENT GOWN white, size
1 beaded, $75
WEDDING DRESS A Line,
Strapless, Size 18. $150
WEDDING GOWN DaVinci,
White, Size 6. Paid $800
asking $600 or best offer.
WEDDING GOWN & Accesso-
ries & Wedding accessories.
Never used. $500 Neg. call for
more info (863)675-7963
BASEBALL CARDS 12,000+
From 1980's. Never gone
through. $ 3 2 5
RECORDS 45's & 33's, Over
100. Asking $200 or best of-
POTTERS WHEEL & Ceramic
Pouring Table 24"Wx5' Long.
$175 for both, will sep.
BED queen size, mattress &
boxsprings, dresser & mir-
rors, night table, like new,
$275. (561)352-3030 Okee
BEDROOM SET Queen head-
board & side table. $99
CHINA CABINET Dark wood,
ood condition, glass doors,
COUCH Blue, Approx. 10 Ft.
Great shape $40
DESK Solid wood, 27" x 54",
good condition. $75
DINING ROOM SET 5 pc
Oval table w/4 chairs, 18"
leaf, all wood, year old, must
see. $125 (863)983-1360
DRESSER Matching 6 drawer
w/mirror & armoire, chests
of drawers & night stand.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -
Broyhill, 5pc, maple wood,
glass & lights, $800
FORMAL DINING TABLE -
Round, wrought iron, top is
glass, 4 chairs, exc cond.
HOME DESK with chair,
. $125 (863)675-7410
KROEHLER SOFA 92" Long,
mauve & blue contemporary
weave on cream bkgnd,
clean. $100 (941)416-3827
LR TABLE SET 4pc, $400
RECLINER Black, Leather,
Great condition. Asking $450
TABLE Glass top, 42",
wrought iron, w/4 chairs.
$150 or best offer.
TABLE Round w/drop, sides,
pedestal style, w/2 chairs,
still new, will sacrifice for
GOLF CART Club Car, Runs
by gasoline. With roof. Ex-
cellent condition. $1600
SHOPS for rent 6,000 sq.
ft. 3,000 sq. ft. & 2,000 sq.
ft. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or
BEAUTIFUL 3/2 in city of La-
Belle. Quiet neighborhood.
All tile. Fenced yard. Pet ok.
$750 mo. (352)873-4525
LABELLE Charming 2 story
home on super sized lot. 2br,
Iba, large deck, 89 Calhoun
St., $875/mo, st, last & 1
mos sec dep., Ref's req.,
REMINGTON 870 Super
Mag, 12 ga, Mossberg 835
12 ga & Remington 110020
ga. $1200 863-357-1528
SAVAGE RIFLE Mod 99, cal
300 sav, Unerti scope, brass
rotary mag./counter, exc
cond. $575 (863)763-5120
SEARS SHOTGUN (Win
1200), pump gun, 12 ga,
tight full choke, exc cond.
$165 neg (863)763-5120
AB LOUNGER SPORT Excel-
lent condition. $50 or best
EXERCISE EQUIPMENT -
Welder Pro 9940 2 station
weight machine. $200
(863)763-4846 Leave msg
TREADMILL ProForm 585,
Excellent condition. Pd $650
(863)763-4846 Leave msg
CENTRAL HEAT PUMP $75
FIREPLACE Gas, Beautiful,
Tile & medium color wood .
Excellent shape. $200
PATIO CHAIR white, metal,
w/green striped cushion,
PATIO TABLE with white
wicker legs, 30x30 glass
top, 24" high, $20.
AIR CLEANING MACHINE -
Sears Kenmore, with manu-
al. $75 (863)763-2685
ELECTRIC SCOOTER LIFT '03
For auto, takes an inch and
a quarter receiver. $450
GRAB BAR (tub mounted) &
walker with wheels & feet,
$75/will separate. Call
863-763-3289 after 5pm
SCOOTER New condition.
$600. (863)467-9892 Okee-
WHEEL CHAIR- Merit. Electric.
New c o n d iti o n .
WHEELCHAIR, MERITS -
$150. Call 863-763-3289
BINGO BOARDS (2) Large,
$600 for both, will sep, or
best offer. (863)946-0184
BUGGY RIMS, (8),16x26,
used for a tractor, no cen-
ters, brand new, $500.
BUMPER PULL BOX CON-
TAINER Aluminum. $1200
CB RADIO Deluxe 40 chan-
nel, with PA speaker, $50
HAM RADIO'S & AUTOMATIC
MASSAGE SPA: seats 3, 255
gallons of water, $500.
(863)763-0141 after 5:30pm
SHOWCASE Glass, Like new.
TELESCOPE With stand,
about 4 ft high, for looking at
the stars. $25
ULTRA LIGHT Eagle Excel, 3
Axis, new eng., good sails,
$3,000. Call 863-357-0464
WATER SYSTEM Complete,
1.5hp pump, water softener,
Pressure tank. Like new.
$700 neg. (863)763-3932
DRUM SET Rhythm & Art,
used, complete w/sticks &
seat. $200 or best offer.
MAPEX PRO SERIES DRUMS -
Like new, great condition,
asking $800 or best offer
PIANO Spinet, Beautiful
found, Maple finish, $250
AQUARIUM 35 gal., Lights,
filter & pumps, Accessories,
Stand included. $75
FISH TANK 300 gallon, must
sell! $200 or best offer.
GOLDFISH (3), Ig., multi
colorful, approx. 6", great for
outdoor pond, $25.
MIX PUPPIES, very adorable,
WELL PUMP 1hp, Sta-Rite,
Good condition. $150.
SEW MACH Brothers,
portable, electric, $100
SEW. MACHINE.- Hardwood
cabinet w/sew machine,
Singer Quantrum w/extras
DIRECT HDTV RECEIVER -
Excellent condition. $50
DIRECT HDTV RECEIVER -
With Tibo. Excellent condi-
tion. $75 (863)467-0222
TV 48" Projection, Toshiba,
Great -shape. $300
TV, Sony XBR, 52" $400 or
best offer (863)673-1981
GRINDER Works, exc. cond.
$70. Call 561-644-5418
RADIAL ARM SAW DeWalt
Works great, must sell. $150
or best offer (863)227-6210
SAWMILLS from only
LOGS TO VALUABLE LUM-
BER with your own Norwood
portable band sawmill. Log
skidders aFso available.
mills.com/300N FREE In-
WANTED Metal Lathe, 10"
or larger w/tooling if pos-
sible. Age not important.
Milling Machine, prefer ver-
tical style w/tooling if pos-
Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Services Wanted 830
Lawn & Garden 850
HORSE TRAILER '93 WW, 2
horse, w/tack room, bumper
pull, $2500 or best of-
HORSES Geldings, 1 Tenn
Walker, 1 Paint Mix, broke to
ride, plus tack, $2100
(863)675-6432 after 6pm
SADDLE 141/2" Bob Mar-
shall, Treeless, Barrel, Floral
pattern, With silver. Asking
SADDLE 15" Western, New
Located in the Okeechobee
Area. $325 (772)349-3952
BUSH HOG 4 ft King cutter
with shaft used less than 8
hrs, new $700, asking $400
PUSH MOWER excellent
condition n, 45 0 .
(863)357-4926 Iv. msg.
RIDING MOWER Snapper
'00, 8hp motor, asking $550
Every Monday-12pm & every
Business Places 910
Farm Property -
House Rent 930
Land Rent 935
Resort Property -
Rooms to Rent 955
Storage Space -
HUD Home! $477/Mo!
4BR/2BA (5% down 20
years @ 8% apr) More
omes Available from
$199/Mo! For listings call
(800)366-9783 Ext 5669.
$67 pls $65 scuit t Smvei
FOR RENT 3 br, 2 ba, new,
large home, all appliances,
quiet neighborhood, avail im-
mediately. $1100/mo + sec
$23,300! Only $199/Mol 5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr.
Buy, 4/BR $477/Mo! For list-
ings (800)366-9783 Ext
HUD HOMES! 7BR $199/mo!
2/BR Foreclosure! $246/mo!
Stop Renting! 5% dw, 20 yrs
@ 8% apr For Listings
(800)366-9783 Ext 5853.
Large 3BR/2BA, family room,
credit check, ref's & sec.
req'd. (863)673-9133 for in-
PORT LABELLE- 2 Bd., 2 Ba.
Good ref's req'd. No pets,
Non smoking environment.
$650 mo. + Sec Dep.
Margaret Barber Real Estate.
Room to Rent: at Horseshoe
Acres, furnished, incl. util.,
laundry & cable, $400 per
New Ig. units avail.,
-air conditioned &
non-air, each unit
fenced & well lighted,
space for boats,
RV & trucks.
1025 Commerce Dr.,
Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd.
5'x10 $42.80 mo. incl. tax.
8'x10' $53.50 mo. incl. tax.
10'x10' $58.85 mo.incl. tax.
8'x20'20" $85.60 mo. incl. tax.
24 hr access $25 returnable
key deposit. 863-675-2392
Business Places -
Property Sale 1010
Farms Sale 1020
Houses Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Property Sale 1035
Land Sale 1040
Lots Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property Sale 1055
Real Estate Wanted 1065
Resort Property -
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080
PORT LABELLE 2 br, 2 ba,
new apple, ceramic tile floor,
closed in Florida rm, furn.
$145,000 (063) 675-3010
FOR SALE OR RENT
BIG 2.5 Acre Lot
SGood for Nursery
Frontage on State Rd. -
Waterfront Lake in back
By Owner Call
IMMOKALEE Newly remod-
eled home 4br, 2ba on .86
acres $279K or best offer.
INDIAN HILLS 2BR, 2 car
garage, 1,600 sq. ft., 2
screened porches, boat
launch ramp, full bsmt.
w/concrete floor, 200 ft. to
river by canal, quiet neigh-
LABELLE: Near Courthouse
Lease w/Option to buy or
owner financing considered.
3 Bdrm. 2 Ba. Large rooms.
Top Area! Reduced to
Deal Directly with Owner.
New Home Buyers
Finish off that purchase
right! Visit White's
Furniture & Appliances
1060 Highway 29
ASHEVILLE, NC LAND BAR-
GAINS Up to 30% below ap-
p r a i s a I .
www. seeriverhig h -
LABELLE 5 acres with chain
link fence, private pond w/is-
land, trailer up front living in.
Home site in back.
Barbara Godleski, Keller
NORTH CAROLINA MOUN-
TAINS-Almost two acres of
beautiful land with breathtak-
ing views near The Smoky
Mtns., large trees and great
building site. Only. $39,500.
Tennessee- Affordable lake
properties on pristine 34,000
acre Norris Lake. Over 800
miles of shoreline. Call Lake-
side Realty TODAY!
(888)291-5253 or visit
Tennessee Land Sale! 3
Acres & Log Cabin only
$59,900! Saturday March
8th! New 2128 sf log cabin
package on 3 acres of farm-
land with spectacular views.
1 mile to Nicklaus designed
golf course. Near TN River &
recreational lake. Or choose
5 acres with crystal clear
mountain stream just
$34,900. Excellent financing.
Call & ask about how to pay
NO closing costs
(866)999-2290 x 1736.
Mobile Home Lots 2005
Mobile Home Parts 2010
Mobile Homes Rent 2015
Mobile Homes Sale 2020
LaBelle, 1974 N. Bridge St
Sbr & 2br avail, $450. mo. &
up. Ref. & Good Credit. Call
LABELLE Double wide, 3 br,
2ba, $200 wkly. + $300 sec
dep. $500 to move in. Call
for info. (863)673-5704
LABELLE: Single wide, 3 br,
1.5ba, $175 wkly. + $300,
sec. $475 to move in. Call
for Info. 863-673-5704.
NEAR LABELLE 2br, 2ba, on
2.5 acres. Very private.
$135/wk rent + sec. dep.
BEAUTIFUL: 4 Bdrm, 2 Ba +
Den on 1/4 acre in Tangle-
wood Sub. Includes extra's.
GRANDMA'S GROVES On Rt
80, 35' 5th wheel, has 10x20
air conditioned Florida room,
clean, lot 152 $4995
LABELLE 1980 Palm MH,
2br, 2ba, new Refrig, stove
& MWO, (330)338-0711
2br, 2ba onb / acre lot.
$40K or best offer.
LABELLE- '74 fixer upper,
mobile home, 0.45 acre cor-
ner lot, pond, $59,900
New 2BR/2BA Homes of Mer-
it, Doubewide on near 1 acre
lot near town. $5000 Down,
Lease option avail. No credit
needed. Call (863)673-4325
GREENTREE EAST APARTMENTS
A Farm Labor Rental Community
Available for Immediate Occupancy
2 Bedroom Apartments
* Rental Assistance Available to qualified households
* Must earn a minimum of $3998 from agricultural or farm
* Spacious Apartment in quiet, country setting
* Full time bilingual Site Manager
* Rental rates starting at $529 plus Utilities
701 W Ventura, Clewiston
8:00 AM 3:00 PM, Mon-Fri
Ec ual Housing Opportunity
Demo Homesites Wanted
Nowl In selected areas! For
the New Kayak Pool The
above ground pool with in-
ground features. Save $ with
this unique opportunity. Free
TION/EZ Financing. Call
HEAT PUMP (Electric) & FIL-
TER For swimming pool
HOT TUB Hot Springs, 6 per-
son, new heater pump,
works great, set up & work-
ing. $1500 (863)634-0904
PARK, Labelle, FL.
Gated, dbl wide manufactured
home park, beautiful
clubhouse, heated swimming
pool. Buy your home, lease
your 60x100 lot for $200/mo.
Get FREE lawn service, water
& garbage pick up. Quality
models avail for immed
occupancy or order your own,
pick your lot. Hurray! 50% sold
out! Only 4 lake lots left, but
others to choose from.
(863)675-7555 M/F or
MOBILE HOME w/Fia. rm., in
RV park in Lakeport Fl, very
clean, furnished, $13,500.
Call Gary at 863-946-1667
3br, 2ba Doublewide
'Buyer must remove. $13,000.
or best offer. (239)368-5108
NEW 3 BR / 2 BA Doublewide
on your lot for $41,900 in-
cludes A/C and Setup.
$2200 Down, Low monthly
New Homes of Merit 3 BR, 2
BA Doublewide. $49,900 in-
cluding setup and A/C. Call
SABLE PALM 32ft, Dutch-
man, all alum Fla room,
Washer, Shed, Rent
$150/mo, very good cond.
TAYLOR CREEK ISLES
D/W, 3br, 2ba, Open concept
Kit. & bar area. Sea wall,
& Tool shed. $139,000.
& Adjoining Lot $98,000.
TRADE INS WANTED No
Money Down with your old
home equity. Very easy fi-
nancing. Low prices on all 3
& 4 Bdrm. homes. Call
Jet Skiis 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Sport Vehicles/ATVs 3035
BOAT Flat Bottom, 16 Ft. w/
2002 60 hp Mercury w/ low
hrs., trolling motor & trailer.
$3800 neg. (863)983-2002
DEEP V 16', aluminum &
Trailer with new tires. $350
or best offer. Must see...
Affordable dock space
Fresh water. Pdvate & safe
inlet off of Caloosahatchi River
JON BOAT 10', aluminum,
gas tank, $400 or best offer.
JON BOAT 12 ft aluminum,
heavy metal V-hull w/8 1/2
hp Johnson. $600
KAYAK Necky Arluk 1.9,
18 1/2 ft, red. $800 or best
LARSON 18' -W/100 hp Merc,
stainless steel prop, needs a
little work, $1200
(863)467-1552 after 6pm
OUTBOARD MOTOR '03
Johnson, 2 cycle, manual
start, hand tiller, like new,
PONTOON 28FT 4 cyl Che-
vy Merc Cruiser, inboard out
drive, extra motor incid,
$2700 neg (863)634-1536
PONTOON '87 24ft, Riviera
Cruiser, '04 4 stroke Suzuki
50hp engine, Minkota trolling
moto r, $ 5 5 00
PONTOON BOAT -
$3500 863-763-7783 or
PONTOON BOAT, '02 25'
Crest, w/GPS, seating ca-
pacity 17, port-a-potty,
Yamaha 115hp eng., very
good cond., $12,900.
POWER BOAT 37
$3500 239-823-2587 or
12 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, February 21, 2008
I PbiNo ice 50I
SAIL BOAT 37' Irwin,
$7500 239-823-2587 or
SEA NYMPH 16.5', 60 HP
Evinrude, Galvanize trailer &
trolling motor. Lots of extras.
$2500 Neg. (863)357-3439
SPORTCRAFT 18' with mo-
tor and trailer, needs TLC on-
ly, 90%, $1100 or best offer
V HAUL BOAT 12 ft fiber-
glass w/50 merc, ready to
go. $2250 (863)467-9288
CAMPER PULL ALONG 28 ft,
all works, needs some work,
MOTOR HOME '04, Trail-Lite
by R-Vision, 25', Chevy en-
gine with only 22K mi. Gets
15 mpg. Onan generator.
Like new condition. $35,000
POP-UP CAMPER. good
shape, $1500 or best of-
fer.(863)634-1395 after 5pm
Saturday & Sunday
PORTABLE SEWER TANK for
RV, new, never used, $25.
RV AIR DEFLECTOR asking
$200 or best offer
RV REFRIG. Dometic, w/ice
maker, 10 cf, under wart,
less than 2 yrs old, exc
cond. $750 (863)634-8617
WINNEBAGO, '81 28', Hunt-
ers or Sebring Race, needs
TLC, handyman special,
$3600 neg. (863)465-6497
JAYCO EAGLE '96 5th wheel,
w/ super slide, extra clean,
new tires, batteries, etc., no
leaks, everything works, re-
BOAT MOTOR 40 hp John-
son. '1964, Short shaft, All
BOAT MOTOR Elgin, 14.1 hp,
includes 3 propellers & gas
tank, runs good. $450
BOAT TRAILER '98, Water-
land, Galvanized, 1750 gross
weight. 14'-16' boat. $350
MAINTENANCE MANUALS -
For OMC 2 75 hp outboard
engines. Incid Mech. & Elec.
data. $10 (863)763-9655.
PROPELLER For a OMC 35
hp Outboard engine. Like
new $25 Call
(863)763-9655 Leave msg
HONDA 750 MAGNA '94,
New tires. $250 or best of-
HONDA CBR F3 '96 New
tires, looks & runs great,
$2500 or best offer
(863)634-7657 / 532-1382
KX250 DIRTBIKE '88 Low.
hours on rebuilt motor,
needs minor odds & ends,
fast. $950 (863)801-3174
SUZUKI KATANA 750 '89 -
Street bike, runs great, new
brakes. $2000 or best offer.
YAMAHA VERIGO '96 Mint
cond, pearl/green, very low
miles, garage kept. $3500
GOLF/WORK CART new bat-
teries, 4 seater, cargo bed
w/lift gate, lights, charger,
HONDA 300 1999 Four Trax
4x4, $1400 or best offer.
MINI BUGGY hydraulic drive
and steering w/ pto shaft,
two cylinder air cool engine,
MOTOR SCOOTER 2000
Sundro 125. Runs 50 mph.
Low mileage. $850 or best
SET OF ATV TIRES (4)- Dun-
lop, (2) KT181 25x8x12 &
(2) KT185 25x10x12, 99%
tread. $150 (863)885-1172
-Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Foreign Cars 4030
Four Wheel Drive 4035
Heavy Duty Trucks4040
Parts Repairs 4045
Pickup Trucks 4050
Sport Utility 4055
Tractor Trailers 4060
Utility Trailers 4065
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Cars from $500! Tax Repos,
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Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Toyo-
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For Listings Call
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CAMARO '02, T-Top, High
performance. Like new in-
side. Needs body work.
CHEVY CAMARO '93 New
engine, new tires, auto, good
conditiondition, no rust. $2190 or
best offer. (863)763-7609
GRAND MARQUIS '89 A/C,
auto, low miles. $1599 or
best offer (863)697-1759
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35 Ft. Park Model willth Attached Florida Room, located at
LaBele Woods RV Resort, 620 S. Main Street, Lot # 111. LaBelle. FL 33935.
Title # 66463355. Sale Date. 02/28/2008.
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CHEVY CAPRICE, '93 4 dr.,
minor repairs needed, run-
ning cond., $2500 firm.
CHEVY CAVALIER 1995 -
Blue, A/C, C/C, 4 Dr., PW,
PL, Runs well. Asking $3000
DODGE INTREPID LE- '00, Ful-
ly loaded. Leather, 5 disc CD,
Moon roof, Auto/stick. Good
gas. $5000 (863)763-2763
FORD CV GRAND MARQUIS
'96 Cold a/c, low miles,
very nice car, clean. $2900
FORD ESCORT '00, Excellent
part car. Does not run. Brand
new tires, Alt., battery & Pio-
neer CD $400 (863)381-7251
FORD GRAND MARQUIS '96 -
Auto, cold a/c, very clean,
stereo/cd, loaded, pl, cc.
MERCURY '99, Good me-
chanically, Needs body
work. 40K mi, $1750 or best
OLDSMOBILE, '94 4 dr., new
paint job, 4 new tires, great
a/c & great gas mileage,
$1500 neg. (863)634-1395
TOYOTA COROLLA '93 Auto,
AC, asking $500 "as is."
TOYOTA COROLLA VE 1999 -
Silver, 77K, 4 dr., AT trans.
CD Player & Alarm. Exc.
cond. $3975 (863)610-0500
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA '99 -
Leather interior, sunroof.
runs great, in good condi-
tion. $4000 (863)634-0758
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CHEVY BELAIR 1955 Hard
top. 70K org. mls. $20,000
WILLYS JEEPSTER -, '48,
$2800 239-823-2587 or
JEEP LAREDO 1984 360
motor, 4 WD. $4000 or best
FORD F150 1984 4WD, In
line 6 cyl., $4000 or best of-
JEEP CHEROKEE '94 Needs
gas tank & battery, good for
swamp buggy use. $1000
(863)902-0257 after 5:30pm
BED LINER good cond., from
'99 FOrd Ranger Shortbed,
$75. (863)610-0186 after
CAP Leer, Fiberglass, Fits
short bed. Nice condition.
CAR DOLLY Lights, straps.(1.
new), good tires, ramps.
$475 or best offer.
CHEV BLOCKS (350 & 400),
Assorted performance parts,
$500 for all or will sell separ-
CHEVY MOTOR & OVERDRIVE
TRANSMISSION VORTEX -
late model 350, $700
ENGINE 302 High Out Put,
Out of a Mustang. $350
FORD F250 ENGINE '00 7.3
liter, 60K, complete, inclds
Turbo, for parts only $1200
or best offer (863)261-7692
FRONT BRUSHGUARD -
Ranch Hand & rear step
down bumper, fits Chevy PU,
HITCH Reese style off of
2003'Silverado 1500. $60
LEATHER SEATS & COUCH -
For '97 Dodge Van. Good
REAR AXLE Chevy, 3/4 ton,
8 lugs complete. $200
RIMS 4, '97-'99, Eclipse 5
spoke, 16x16 on Goodyear
Eagles RS-A P205/55/R16.
SIDE STEP RAILS Round tu-
bular, for 4 door Chevy pick
up, black in color. $100
TIRES 4, New, Fuzion
245/50R16. Paid $420.
Asking $285 (863)763-0944
TIRES .- 4, ood, Used
'Bridgestones, :,45/70 B16
TIRES ,.;(4) Bridgestone,
'",.?5 5'R yi,. brr, new .off
:I '50 r 1. 'uri.rr, 'dh stock
rims. $500 (863)634-7977
TOW BAR Duncan, with at-
tachments for Ford Ranger &
TRANSMISSION For 1987
FORD F150, 3 speed w/ over
drive. $400. (863)467-2609
TRUCK BED '02 Toyota Tun-
dra 4x4 truck bed in good
condition. $400 or best offer.
TRUCK COVER For quad cab.
$60 or best offer. Call
TRUCK TIRES & RIMS -16", 5
lug w/TOYO AfT tires
315/75/R16. $800 or best
CHEVY 1500, '95 single cab,
4 whl. dr., 6" lift, $1500 or
best offer. (863)673-6219
CHEVY 1500 KING CAB '97 -
great cond, low mls, runs &
drives great, auto, a/c, white.
CHEVY 2500 '89, Runs very
strong. $1200 Negotiable.
CHEVY S10 EXT CAB '83 2.8
6 cyl, good shape, brand
new tires, $1500 or best of-
DIAMOND PLATE TOOL BOX-
ES (2), for full size truck
bed, $150 for both or will
sell sep (863)763-6023
DODGE DAKOTA, '97 2 whl.
dr., no motor, no transmission,
body in good cond., $800 neg.
DODGE RAM '89, 8' bed.
Good Icondition. $1800.
FORD F150, 1997 4x4, runs
great, needs tune-up, 35"
tires, new trans., $3,300.
FORD F150- '87, Great for
parts. No engine. $400.
FORD F-250 1986 & F-100
1985. 1 w/rebuilt motor. 1
w/ new head. $650 for both.
FORD F250, '91 needs gas
tank, many new parts, no oil
leaks, $800. (863)763-3639
FORD RANGER, 1987 Cus-
tom low rider, V6 engine,
$950. Call 863-675-4624
FORD RANGER '92, 4 cyl.,
great on gas, red, cd, tool
box, $1500 or best offer.
FORD RANGER, '98 cold a/c,
cd player, 5 spd., short bed,
$2400 or best offer.
GMC SENOMA '93 ext cab,
runs good, set up to be
towed by RV, $2200 or best
ISUZU PICK UP TRUCK '94 -
Runs good.. $1200
TOOL BOX Fiberglass, for
Pick-Up, A-1 condition. $100
TOYOTA PICK UP '89 Very
low miles, 4 cyl, 22r Toyota
motor, 4 spd, a/c, runs like
new. $2900 (863)532-9495
HONDA PASSPORT '95 -
Good condition, needs en-
gine work. $600 or best of-
JEEP CHEROKEE '91, 4 door,
Rebuilt engine, New tires &
brakes, etc. Cold A/C,
JEEP CHEROKEE '92 4 wd,
needs gas tank, some rust,
high mileage, runs. $500 or
best offer. (561)261-2625
JEEP CJ-5, '98 fiberglass
body, 78 running gear, 2WD,
232 straight 6, auto, soft top,
cd, $2,000. (863)227-1979
WILLYS WAGON '50,
$2000 239-823-2587 or
ENCLOSED TRAILER Single
axle, 4' barn doors, 7' wide 4'
high, 8' long, $750.
FLATBED EQUIPMENT TRAIL-
ER Dove tail with ramps,
20ft x 7ft. $1200
MOTORCYCLE TRAILER En-
closed, black, nice. $1500
TOW TRAILER '06 5X8, LIKE
NEW, $550 (863)824-0480
UTILITY TRAILER '03 4X8
w/34" high tailgate. $450
AEROSTAR EXT VAN '91 Ed-
die Bauer Edition. $2500 or
best offer. (863)763-2685
CHEVY VENTURE '99- clean,
runs good, ac, works good,
$2500 or best of-
DODGE CARAVAN '94 Good
running, as is. $600
DODGE CARAVAN '95 Cold
AC, new front tires, runs ex-
cellent, $800, call
863-532-1478 / 532-1496
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CHANCE'S TOWING & RECOVERY WILL
SELL THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES BY
AUCTION @ 210 N, INDUSTRIAL
LOOP, LABELLE, FL. 33935 ON THE
FOLLOWING DATES DOUE TO NON-
PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND STOR-
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RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR
REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL BIDS,
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The city is designing a new
Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant with
a capacityof 2.5 mgd that can be
expanded to 8.0 mgd. It is to be
completed by 2010.
The county recently completed
a new $6.41 million 0.9 million
gallon per day (GPD) water plant
in Port LaBelle. It has a maximum
expansion capacity of 1.8 million
GPD to supply future demand.
PLUS has also installed an under-
ground pipeline to Banyan Village
on the south side of SR 80.
City Attorney Owen Luckey is
one of the city representatives who
has been meeting with county rep-
resentatives to iron out a workable
plan for water and wastewater ser-
vice to western Hendry County. He
expressed concern that the county
is changing direction also.
County Administrator Wayne
O'Neal said the county intends to
use PLUS's existing capacity over
the next three-four years to cover
prospective needs in the western
county area. He said the county is
also grappling with the problem of
how to provide water and sewer
to future residents. The economy
is so slow now and build out at
Port LaBelle will take longer than
expected. He said that, after three
or four years, the county may need
to share some of the capacity of
the city's new water plant, which
should be up and running by that
time. He feels it's a stop-gap mea-
sure that should be approved by
DCA. In the meantime, building
a separate system would be cost
prohibitive,'"he 'explained, espe-
Continued From Page 1
fer and grubbed the land. Even
two-year-old Mattie Lena remem-
bers doing her part.
During the Depression, Jim-
mie and his step-father-in-law
both worked construction with
the Work Progress Administration
(WPA). During the '30s, Jimmie
worked as a mechanic for Blitz
Wegman's LaBelle Ford.
When The War came World
.War II Jimmie and Mary Louise
already had five children. Like
thousands of women across the
country, Mary Louise cried when
the letter from the War Depart-
ment came, thinking her husband
had been called up to active duty.
Instead, he was classified 4F be-
cause of the children. He contrib-
uted to the war effort in a way that
was just as valuable, however,
becoming a mechanic at Riddle
Field in Clewiston, where British
pilots were trained. He had no
background in aviation, but was
given a crew to work under him
and got the job done, taking a
shuttle to the base every day with
After the war he opened his
own mechanic shop in LaBelle,
on Bridge Street between the old
theater and the old Firehouse.
In 1974 the couple started
farming on CR 78, raising chick-
ens and some cattle. While Jim-
mie was mechanicking at the
shop, Mary Louise would tend
to the children and the chickens.
When the children were all in
school, she rode the school bus
over to the mechanic shop where
she helped her husband. At the
end of the school day, she rode
the bus back to their home with
the children and continued to
take care of the chickens. At one
time they had over 5,000 laying
hens and did the entire process
themselves raising the chicks,
washing, candling and sorting the
eggs. She sold eggs and friers to
the B.&B Grocery and the Trading
Post in town. The children recall
that their mother worked as hard
if not harder than their father.
Of course, the children were
expected to work also, but they
always had a good time doing it
and feel it taught them valuable
lessons in life.
The Pendrey children have
great memories of their parents,
grandparents and of growing up
in a less complicated world where
hardships were taken in stride, as
part of life learning experiences
intended to make you stronger.
They:remember their dad tell-
ing them how he rode a bicycle
from LaBelle all the way to Miami
to pick up a used car. He liad no
other way to go and it was just
something that had to be done.
Even working from early
morning into the night,, Jimmie
still made time for civic duties
such as serving as chief of the vol-
unteer fire department. Son J.W.
recalls how he and his father put
out a fire at the Everett Hotel in
1952, when J.W was just 16. The
fire was out, he was sure, but the
great old hotel ignited again later
in the night possibly under sus-
picious circumstances The glow
could be seen all the way to the
Pendrey place. Before long the
hotel that had seen the likes of
Henry Ford and Thomas Edison
The children also grew up on
stories of pioneer life. Their grand-
father recalled fighting tick fever
by killing deer. Mr. Burnett also
explained how he floated royal
cially without a customer base.
Mr. O'Neal said the county ex-
pects eventually to serve the area
south of the river, west of LaBelle
using lines along Cowboy Way be-
ginning at Raintree and going west
to SR 80 on north side.
FGUA is one of the tools the
county is considering to provide
water and wastewater services.
Mr. O'Neal said he has been direct-
ed to look at all options available
and is now in that process.
Issues like the extension of
Helms Road, which is to be 'a
main entrance to the huge South
LaBelle annexation, are ancillary
to water supplies. The Bonita Bay
Group is planning housing devel-
opments with recreational and
educational elements including
an Edison College campus, voca-
tional school Education Center of
Southwest Florida, Inc. and new
high school in the South LaBelle
area. The Helms. Road Extension
has many unanswered questions
as yet, including its final align-
ment, right-of-way acquisition and
planning, according to Mr. O'Neal.
The city has always maintained
that it would pay for the paving of
the road, regardless of who owns
any part of it.
Mayor Puletti said he had felt
the city and county were close to
an agreement on the water issue,
but it's now unclear how the coun-
ty is going to proceed. The mayor
pointed out that the city doesn't
need an interlocal agreement just
to sell water to the county. He said
the city's plans have always been
clear and the city is willing to con-
tinue negotiations if the county's
plans meet with the city's needs.
palms down the river out of the
Glades to Fort Myers and planted
them along the roadway an
achievement usually ascribed to
Thomas Edison. Mr. Burnett was
the superintendent of Tyrrell Gar-
dens with a number of horticul-
tural achievements to his credit,
including breeding the Burnett
Croton at Tyrrell Gardens.
On the weekends Jimmie
would take his old Model A he ret-
rofitted as a truck to Miami to buy
dairy calves for resale in LaBelle.
He'd take one of the children
along, who would sit in the back
with the calves and a five gallon
bucket. It was the children's job
to keep the animals from stepping
on each other and getting hurt.
Their childhood included liv-
ing with the yearly floods that
plagued the area before the drier
was dredged and the Caloosa-
hatchee overflowed. Everyone
who lived on the north side of the
river kept a vehicle on the south
side. for emergency transporta-
tion. They recall how Ed Rennolds
would ferry folks across the river
during those times and how their
mother wouldn't go across with
any of the children only one
went at a time, in case the boat
capsized. This way any possible
losses would be minimized.
They happily ate lima beans
and rice, goulash a special con-
coction of hamburger, macaroni,
canned tomatoes, onions, may-
onnaise and cheese on bread. Al-
though now they realize now the
bread was probably to stretch the
meal for so many mouths, they
still say it's the only way to eat
They have fond memories of
Grandma's Christmas cookies
made with candy orange slices.
Christmases always meant a
brown paper bag filled with an
orange, apple, nuts and hard can-
dy if available under the tree for
each of the children.
The recall simple pleasures
- like Saturday nights in town to
shop or go to a movie, skating
or to a dance; like swimming in
Pollywog Creek and the river and
softball games; running around
the house under the rain dripping
off the roof and making your own
toys, Sunday rides and visiting
They remember how much
their daddy enjoyed listening to
Lynda Small Rider play piano after
church on Sunday, then heading
over to the old Courtview Restau-
rant for ice cream.
Like all the other hard-working
pioneer folks in the area, the Pen-
dreys never wasted anything that
could be put to use. The children
recall some strict rules. Wasting
was unheard of and [Iie children
were taught to respect people
and themselves. The family made
do with what they had and shared
what they could when someone
else was in need. Life was good.
Jimmie died in 1996 at the age
of 87. Mary Louise died in 2003
when she was 92 years old.
The children of Jimmie and
Mary Louise Mattie' Lena Wat-
kins, Helen Darlene Salmon; J.W
Pendrey; Marva Willa (Boogie)
Keer and Donald Ray Pendrey are
grateful for the upbringing their
parents provided. As adults, they
realize the hardships their parents
went through to give them a good
start in life- the struggle to survive
that many of those times shared.
Of course, their memories are
full of the good times the hard
times aren't forgotten but over-
shadowed by all the good things
they grew up with.
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Caloosa Belle, Thursday, February 21, 2008 '
Friends and family gathered at Collingswood Apartment
Social Room to celebrate Alice Wright's 90th birthday. Pic-
tured with Alice is her daughter, Pat Dankanich, her grand-
sons, Pete and Tom Dankanich, and great-grandsons, Trey
and T.J. Dankanich and Sonny Grandinetti.
Hendry Correctional Institution would like to congratulate
Lieutenant Joseph Griner on his recent promotion. Lieu-
tenant Griner has been employed with the Florida Depart-
ment of Corrections since July 1989 and has worked in
various departments while assigned at Hendry C.I. more
recently as the Key and Lock Sergeant. Pictured with Lieu-
tenant Griner is Warden Vickie Langford.
Submitted photo/Mary Bartoshuk
Members of the LaBelle Community Woman's Club made
hand-made hats for people that have lost hair due to can-
cer. The hats are available at the Cancer Resource Center
housed in the United Way Building on Ft Thompson. The
Resource Center has wigs, bras scarves, foot warmers
and educational information all available to cancer vic-
tims. Margaret Parker, Gloria Pollock and Kit Ramirez are
pictured presenting the hats to volunteer Mary Bartoshuk.
Marion Vale-Hull is not pictured.
Antonio Mario Arenivar Jr.
Yesina Montalvo and Antonio
Mario Arevinar, Sr. of LaBelle are
proud to announce the birth of
their son, Antonio Mario Areni-
var Jr., on Jan. 22, 2008, at Health
Park. The young man weighed 7
lbs. 2 oz., and was 20 1.2 inches
long at birth.
He was welcomed home by
maternal grandparents Rosa Mar-
tinez and Pedro Montalvo, Sr. both
of Fort Myers; paternal grandpar-
ents Katina Ortiz and Edwin A.
Arenivar, both of LaBelle; great-
grandparents Judy Macias and
Pedro Macias of LaBelle and Olga
Montalvo and Pedro Montalvo, Sr.
of Fort Myers. He was also wel-
comed by his #1 Uncle Miguel,
Uncles Adrian, Oscar and Adam
and his little lovely Aunt Sierra.
Benjamin Alfredo Mantilla and
Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo and Darrie
Mantilla, along with Mr. and Mrs.
Jose Alberto and Esther Betancur,
both of LaBelle, are pleased to an-
nounce the engagement of their
children, Benjamin Alfredo Man-
tilla and Kerem Betancur.
The childhood sweethearts
are planning a March wedding
to be held at the local Kingdom
Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with
Submitted photo/Darrie Mantilla
Kerem Betancur plan to wed.
many dear ones, both friends and
Benjamin graduated from La-
Belle High School in 2006 and
is employed by Beltram South.
Kerem is a 2007 graduate of LHS
and works at Oakbrook Nursing.
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Clubs and Meetings
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County pageant on Feb. 9.
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Muse Association holds
The Muse Community Associ-
ation will hold a special nominat-
ing meeting on Feb. 21, at 6:30
pm. The regular meeting will fol-
low at 7 p.m. Elections will also
take place at this meeting, please
plan to attend.
The Widow's Support Group
will meet at El Tarasco Mexican
Restaurant on Feb. 21, at 11:30
a.m. for lunch. All Widows wel-
Are you interested in learning
about the Bible? Are you a new
Christian who needs to become
familiar with what the Bible says
on many subjects?
If either is the case please plan
to come to the "Won by One"
Bible study offered by Eastside
Baptist Church. The study lasts
approximately six months. The
first session will be on Monday,
Feb. 25, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:45
p.m. and will continue each Mon-
day at the same time. The class
will meet in the social hall. The
church is located on the corner of
Highway 80 and Cypress St.
People 16 years of age or older
are invited to attend this Bible
study. The study is being offered in
English and Spanish. Vicki Chip-
man will lead the English group.
Marilyn Barrios and Reyna Garza
will lead the Spanish group.
Please bring a New Interna-
tional or King James Bible if you
have one. If you do not own one,
one will be provided. For more
information, call Marilyn at (863)
675-8097 or Reyna at (239) 826-
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Hendry Soil and Water
The Hendry Soil and Water
Conservation District will hold its
regularly scheduled board meet-
ing on Feb. 28. at 1 p.m. in the
large conference room of the
Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural
Building. This meeting is open to
The LaBelle Longhorn Booster
Club regular board meeting is
scheduled for March 13, Meet-
ings are on the second Thursday
of every month at 7 p.m. at the
LaBelle Recreation Building on
Cowboy Way. All community
members are invited to come out
and support LaBelle Pop Warner
youth football and cheerleading.
The next meeting of the Glades
Republicans will be March 25, at 7
p.m. at the home of Donna Storter
Long, 1450 Coffee Mill Hammock
Rd. in Ortona. Anyone interested
in the Republican Party and also
the Young Republicans are en-
couraged to attend. If you have
any questions, please call at (863)
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OVER 44 YEARS OF P '2O oN-Af.. SERVICE
GER S & TORASCHEK, CIPE, CPD
NEW CONSTJUC ,ON WATER HEATERS
REMODELING SERVICE & REPAIR
STATE CERTIFIED #CFCO40014
LICENSED & INSURED
T10 f 1330ff IS10Off!
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* ALIGNMENT I
$ 10 OFF:
I This service includes:
IN. .-- -i
ensure conformity to front wheels
$ 2 OFF ^
ANY FLUID I
STrans, Coolant, P/Steering, Brake I
I Cars special fluid extra I
% -oo l in i /P
-Crssp -ia-fui eta I
& OILR LUBE
e,, $1 999 ,
I Installation extra
-Free shock or strut
SDoes not include 4X4
B ..oses I and repack bearings
We do front 20 OFF
I ANY BRAKE JOB I
I Does not include 4X4 I
Belts, Hoses I and repack bearings -
and More -------
323+ ACRES ON BEAUTIFUL JACK'S
BRANCH. 2,700+ sq.ft. of living area in
the home. Both house and outbuildings
need TLC. Pasture and wooded areas,
fenced and cross fenced. Beautiful
cypress strand at Jack's Branch. Paved
road access. Priced to sell at $2,500,000.
INCOME PROPERTY: Mobile home park
with store just off Cowboy Way.
SR 80 W: Nice dbl.wide with deck on
1+/- acre lot. Additional mobile on
adjoining lot also available.
936+/- ACRE GROVE. Approximately 150
acres cleared. Buy all or part.
CONVENIENCE STORE with full kitchen
on busy Cowboy Way corner.
SR 29 S: Commercial (C-1) 1+/- acre lot.
2 ACRE LOT on Busy SR 80 in Alva. Front
half +!- zoned commercial.
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