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Title: The Caloosa belle
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: S.H. Stalls
Place of Publication: LaBelle, Fla
Creation Date: July 10, 2008
Publication Date: 1972-
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- La Belle (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Hendry -- La Belle
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 49, no. 18 (Sept. 7, 1972)-
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At a Glance

Benefit planned for
fallen sons
VFW Pqst 10100, American
Legion 130 and LaBelle Moose
Lodge 2398 will sponsor a ben-
efit dinner "Honoring the Fallen
Sons" of LaBelle on July 26 at
11 a.m. until ? at the VFW Hall,
next to the rodeo grounds, on
south 29.
Proceeds will be donated to
the families of Staff Sgt. Chris
Strickland and CWO Charlie
Hammett, both of LaBelle.
Tickets for the dinner can be
purchase at the door or before
the benefit at all three local
clubs, for a donation of $6 with
a $1 extra for dessert. Anyone
wishing to donate to the fami-
lies should do so through the
Florida Community Bank.
Anyone wishing to help
with the dinner or to donate
should plan on attending the
next scheduled meeting, which
will be held on July 12 at 9 a.m.
at the VFW Hall or call either
club for more information.

Blood drive July 10
Come to the blood drive
Thursday, July 10, from noon
till 7 p.m. at the American Le-
gion Post 130 on Hwy. 80. Bring
a picture ID; be prepared to list
any medications you take.

Economic plans
A public meeting of the
Florida's Heartland Rural Eco-
nomic Development Initiative,
Inc., Board of Directors and
Florida's Freshwater Frontier
Board will take place Monday,
July 21, at 10 a.m. at the John
boy Auditorium, 1200 South
W.C. Owen Ave. Clewiston.
The meeting will discuss the
economic effects of the pro-
posed purchase of U.S. Sugar
by the State of Florida. All inter-
ested persons are invited. One
or more county commission-
ers may be present. For more
information contact Jim Otter-
man at 8673-385-4900.

Family Film Festival
Here's the schedule for the
free Family Film Festival at La-
Belle Assembly of God 123
Fraser Avenue:
July 15 - Meet the Robinsons
1 p.m, 3:00 p.m.; The Spider-
wick Chronicles 6 p.m.
July 22 - Nancy Drew 1 p.m,
3 p.m.; Stargate The Ark of
Truth 6 p.m.
July 29 - The Bee Movie- 9:30
a.m., 1 p.m, 3 p.m.; Journey to
the Center of The Earth 6 p.m.

Primary election
books close
Register to vote for the Au-
gust 26 Primary Election at
the Supervisor of Elections
Office, LaBelle Courthouse,
the Clewiston Sub-office, any
Drivers License Office, Public
Assistance Office and all Public
Libraries. Registration Books
close July 28, at 5 p.m.

Candidates forum
LaBelle Rotary Club, with
the cooperation of LaBelle
Kiwanis Club, will sponsor a
Candidate Forum July 17 from
6-10 p.m. at the LaBelle Civic
Center. The forum starts at 7
p,m. Each candidate will have
the opportunity to speak for
eight minutes.

See Page 2 for information about
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Considering life after sugar


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
The unexpected sale of
187,000 acres of agricultural land
owned by United States Sugar
Corporation to South Florida Wa-
ter Management District (SFW-
MD) has caught Hendry County
citizens by surprise Count'y and
city lawmakers, administrators,
business people and residents'
of all walks of life are struggling
to understand the huge sale and
what it will mean for individuals
and for the county as a whole.


Tuesday morning a group of
"stakeholders" came together at
LaBelle City Hall to discuss just
what the ramifications may be.
As the initial shock begins
to wear off, people are seeking
Information and brainstorming
about building the future.
Southern Gardens executive
Tris Chapman told the audience
that some 25 million citrus trees
grow in the county - one million
of these in the purchase area.
Add to that the fact that Southern
Gardens is the most efficient cit-
rus processing plant in the world,


and the logical conclusion is that
citrus will remain an important
part of this county's economy.
He did say this "revolution-
ary development" will mean an
ownership change for Southern
Gardens, adding that the impact
of the sale is still "way down the
road." He considered the Talis-
man sale in Palm Beach Counts
in the late '90s. That property is
still producing sugar cane.
The key to the county's future
has always been development,
but the sale of USSC to the state
has produced a new urgency


into the mix that was reflected at
the meeting.
County Administrator Wayne
O'Neal said the area needs "real
time" information not rumors
to base its plans on. He said the
county will receive PILT pay-
ments from the state in perpetu-
ity or until the population reaches
150,000. Payment-in-Lieu-of-Tax-
es helps take some of the sting
out of losing tax revenues from
land taken off the tax roll.
'The City of Clewiston has
been landlocked by USSC agri-
cultural lands, but this sale could


mean that the city will be able to
expand.
Paul Pass of the Bonita Bay
Group said the sale has brought
up some questions concerning
his company's plans for putting
in developments in Clewiston,
but that those plans will still
move forward. He characterized
this as a "once in a lifetime op-
portunity" for Clewiston to trans-
form itself outside of the corpo-
rate town mold.
Clewiston City Manager Wen-
See Meeting - Page 2


Deal: Shock




waves set in


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
The announcement of
United States Sugar Corpora-
tion's sale of all its facilities and
187,000 acres of agricultural
land to South Florida Water
Management has sent shock
waves through the community
from east to west.
Environmentalists are, by
and large, hailing the deal as
the last piece of the puzzle re-
establishing the direct flow of
water from the central part of
the state into the Everglades.
At the same time, folks just
trying to make a living and local
governments trying to meet de-
mands on them are scurrying to
find out just what the deal will
mean for them. Hit hard by an


already lagging economy, the
deal looms large in local gov-
ernments' budget concerns.
Hendry County Administra-
tor Wayne O'Neal said no one
is sure how the deal will affect
the county's budget. However,
he said USSC will continue to
pay property taxes as long as
it owns the land. After that, the
state will pay Hendry County
Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT)
in perpetuity or until the popula-
tion reaches 150,000. Currently,
Hendry County's population is
around 40,000.
At a special joint meeting
July 1, commissioners from
Hendry County and the cities of
LaBelle and Clewiston met with
representatives of the South
See Shock - Page 2


Candidate




slate finalized


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
As of noon Friday, June
20, the slate of candidates for
county offices that will be list-
ed on the ballots in this year's
elections was finalized.
Citizens should be aware
that they must be registered to
vote by July 28 in order to cast
a ballot in the Primary (August
26) and General (November 4)
Elections. Early voting for the
Primaries will be August 11-


August 23: Early voting for the
General Election will be Octo-
ber 20-Nov. 1.
Candidates for county of-
fices are:

Clerk of Circuit
Court
Republican Jennifer Davis
challenges incumbent Demo-
crat Barbara Cox Butler. This
See Slate - Page 2


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Beth Church was presented with her son Staff Sgt. Chris
Strickland's Purple Heart at his memorial service Satur-
day, July 5. Marines from the USMC 4th Air Naval Gunfire
Liaison Company (ANGLICO) from West Palm Beach per-
formed the precision military honors at the service.


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
LaBelle said a sad bu: proud
goodbye to one its own Sat-
urday, July 5. Marine Staff Sgl
Chris Strickland was remem-
bered by family, friends and
comrades in arms with tears.
prayers and precious memo-
ries at a memorial service held
at First Baptist Church. Outside
members of the Patriot Guard
Riders stood in respect. The
group attends the funeral ser-
vices of fallen American heroes
as invited guests of the family'in
order to show respect for our
fallen heroes, their families and
their communities and to shield
the mourning family and their


friends from interruptions cre-
ated by any protestor or group
of protesters.
Inside the church, mem-
bers ol the USMC 4th Air Naval
Gunfire Liaison Company (AN-
GLICO.I from West Palm Beach
performed the beautifully digni-
fied and proud military honors,
including a 21-gun salute, only
accorded to a fallen comrade
as his mother, sister, family and
friends grieved.
Rev. Frank Deerey offered
words of comfort, telling those
who loved Chris to hold onto
their memories and assuring
them that he is in a place where
he will only know joy.
Members of Moose Lodge


#2398 read Scriptures, noting
the frailty of human life. Along
with American Legion Post
130 and VFW 10100, they pre-
sented his mother with a Bible
and promised her they \would
always be there for her. They
assured her that, although her
son was acclaimed as a"fallen
hero," he had truly risen
At his mother's request, a
letter Chris sent her from a fox-
hole in Afghanistan was read,
in which her son poured out his
pride as an American and a Ma-
rine, his fear as a human being
and his humility and sense of
responsibility at having to make
See Farewell - Page 2


Independence Day: Solemn, traditional


uDmittea pnoto/waaay I nompson
Spectacular fireworks capped the annual Fourth of July celebration in Brron Park again
this year, with glowing bursts reflected from the dark waters of the Caloosahatchee
River. See more Fourth of July photos on Page 12.


Military honors: A loving farewell


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Farewell
Continued From Page 1
decisions that can cost lives.
The staff sergeant's little sister,
Brianna, took a special part in
honoring her brother by ringing
a bell to signify that her brother
"just got his wings."
The memorial ended as the
Marines presented the staff ser-
geant's mother with a her son's
Puiple Heart, and an American
flag.
Staff Sergeant Strickland was


Meeting
Continued From Page 1
dell Johnson said that the "fear
factor" is the biggest issue at
hand. He said all interested par-
ties need to come together and
plan for the next six years - the
amount of time USSC is expect-
ed to continue harvesting sugar
cane.
Mr. Johnson also said people
need a "sense of security" that
their interests are being heard.


Shock
Continued From Page 1
Florida Water Management Dis-
trict to begin clarification of just
what the sale will mean to local
governments.
That process continued with
a morning meeting at LaBelle
City Hall July 8 in which Hendry
County Tourism Council, Eco-
nomic Development Council
and other stakeholders and those
with expertise in community de-
velopment were to have a brain-
storming session and "look for
positives," as Mr. O'Neal stated.
Their purpose was to "garner
information to decode the fu-
ture," he added.
The City of Clewiston is plan-
ning a meeting for July 14 to
gather public input into the situ-
ation.
Florida's Heartland Rural
Economic Development Initia-
tive, Inc., Board of Directors and
Florida's Freshwater Frontier
Board have announced a special
meeting for Monday, July 21, at
the John Boy Auditorium, 1200
South WC. Owen Ave. in Clewis-


Slate
Continued From Page 1
race will go straight to the No-
vember General Election.

Sheriff
Republicans Rick Hornsby,
incumbent Ronald "Ronnie" Lee
and Kevin Nelson will face off in
the Primary as will Democrats
Fred Dyess, Jr., Raul Fernandez,
Steve Whidden. The winners will
face the other in November.

Property Appraiser
Democrats Mary S. Harn,
Lewell Hughes and Phillip L. Pel-
letier square off in the Primary;
the winner will then face Repub-
lican incumbent Kristina A. Kulpa
in November.

Tax Collector
Democrat Peggy S. Hampton
(incumbent) has no opponent.

Superintendent of
Schools
In November Republican
Robert J. Egley will face the Dem-
ocratic Primary winner - Scott
Cooper or Richard A. "Rick" Mur-
phy.


assigned to the 1st Marine Logis-
tics Group, 1 Marine Expedition-
ary Force, Camp Pendleton, Ca.
He died June 25 as he was trying
to defuse an explosive device in
Helmand Province, Afghanistan,
He had served two tours in Iraq
and was on his third to Afghani-
stan. He will be buried in Arling-
ton National Cemetery on July
11.
Staff Sgt. Strickland was killed
just one day after Army Chief
Warrant Officer Robert Charles
Hammett, Jr., died in Iraq. War-
rant Officer Hammett died June
24 in Baghdad in a bombing


Airglades Industrial Park is
one economic engine the county
is setting its hopes on. Mr. O'Neal
said the county is pushing hard to
diversify its economic base.
County Planner Vince Cautero
said some five percent of the land
adjacent to the City of Clewiston is
zoned for mixed use, so it is open
for development at this time.
He also said that in Hendry
County agricultural zoning in-
cludes some types of industrial
uses, so zoning already exists in
many places for economic devel-
opment to begin.


ton. It is to begin at 10 a.m..
Mr. O'Neal said the county is
following up on leads for eco-
nomic and community develop-
ment, searching for ways to cre-
ate jobs and increase property
values. He noted that the sale will
have a ripple effect in agriculture
and the real estate community as
well as service-related jobs.
County representatives will be
meeting with SFWMD represen-
tatives and Mr. O'Neal expects
to be learning more about job
training programs and possible
land swaps. He said the county
is hiring a consultant to do a fis-
cal impact study and, along with
both cities, will be procuring le-
gal services to maintain "fresh
eyes and ears" at all angles of the
situation.
During this 75-day meeting
period after the announcement
there will be closed door negotia-
tions with the Governor's Office,
USSC and SFWMD.
Executive Director of the Hen-
dry County Economic Develop-
ment Janice Groves has been in
touch with Mary Helen Blakeslee
of the Governor's Office of Tour-
ism, Trade and Economic Devel-
opment (OTTED). Their conver-


Supervisor of
Elections
Incumbent Lucretia A. Strick-
land, (Dem.) has no opposition.

County Commission
District #1
This race will be decided in
the Primary among Democrats
Pamela B. Jackson, Wanda A.
Richardson, incumbent Janet B.
Taylor; No Party Affiliation: Phil-
lip D. Roland.

County Commission
District #3
Republicans Tris Chapman
and I. Raymond Pittman, Jr. face
off in the Primary. The winner will
meet the challenge by Democrat
Ramon "Raymond" Rodriguez
and Don Davis No Party Affilia-
tion) in November.

County Commission
District #5
The winner of the Democratic
Primary, incumbent WC. "Bo"
Pelham or Karson Turner, will
win this seat in the August 26 Pri-
mary.

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while he and fellow Americans
were attending a meeting to help
the Iraqis rebuild their country.
He was assigned to the 3rd Bri-
gade Combat Team, 4th Infantry
Division, Fort Carson, Colo. The


warrant officer was buried in his
wife's home town of Tucson, Az.
Both men graduated from
LaBelle High School - the staff
sergeant in 2000, Warrant Officer
Hammett in 1987.


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Former Marine and Iraq veteran Charlie Wynn came from Ver-
mont to be at his friend Staff Sgt. Chris Strickland's memorial
service July 5. Charlie is engaged to be married Nov. 15 and
is about to begin state trooper academy in Vermont. He was
a few years ahead of Chris in school, but recalls how the
younger boy constantly sought information from him about
the Corps. After the service he came by the gathering at the
Moose Lodge and comforted Chris' mother, Beth Church.


station, while containing no hard
and fast information, presents
some interesting possibilities.
One possibility is that lands
and buildings in the City of
Clewiston may be sold to a third
party in the agricultural business,
including Southern Gardens and
the refinery. Most of the land
to be used in the restoration is
located in a stretch of land south-
east of Clewiston overlapping
into Palm Beach County.
There are concerns from the
general public that SFWMD had
pumped money into training
programs to build up a work-
force for Everglades Restoration
reservoir construction projects
which have been put on hold,
but SFWMD personnel say the
reservoirs are still on the radar.
Other possibilities include:
1. A large impact analysis
funded by water management
that will cover local govern-
ments, schools and businesses.
It will more than likely be on a
larger scale than the study the
county will do.
2. Rural Economic Develop-
ment Initiative agencies are al-
ready in the process of identify-
ing programs that will be able to


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School Board District
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Sally Berg (incumbent)


help.
3. Water Management has a
workforce training plan to cre-
ate jobs in the restoration pro-
cess and will target locals to go
through the program.
4. A committee may work on
issues ensuring job opportunities
through workforce development
and the colleges.
5. Meetings, probably starting
in August, are to be held to in-
form the public on progress.
6. A visioning process should
be started. While the county did
one two years ago, much of that
vision will not apply now. How-
ever, it may be used as a begin-
ning point.
7. The Tourism Development
Council could look at its long
term planning and see what
can be done to implement pro-
grams.
8. The Agency for Workforce
Innovation (AWl) is going to
make sure programs are imple-
mented to save workers and to
keep people from leaving Clewis-
ton. They have survey projects
that can be accelerated to pro-
duce job opportunities.
9. OTTED has every intention
of being involved from now on.


School Board District
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Dwayne E. Brown (incum-
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Arrest Reports


LaBelle
Chris Albert Johnson, Jr., 35,
was arrested July 5 and charged
on a warrant for VOP: felony or
community control. Deputy Terri
Hessler was the arresting officer.
Jose Guadalupe-Hernandez,
38, was arrested July 5 and
charged with sale of cocaine
schedule II. Deputy J. Poole was
the arresting officer.
Gonzalo Mata, 35, was arrest-
ed July 5 and charged with pos-
session of cocaine.
Deputy J. Poole was the arrest-
ing officer.
Timothy Lee Leeming, 44, was
arrested July 4 and charged on a
Glades County warrant for VOP:
resisting an officer with violence.
Cpl. D.Davis was the arresting of-
ficer.
Agustin Rodriguez Cruz, 35,
was arrested July 4 and charged
on a warrant with VOP: felony or
community control. Cpl. D. Davis
was the arresting officer.
Angel Perez, 45, was arrested
July 4 and charged on a warrant
for VOP: felony or community
control. Cpl. D. Davis was the ar-
resting officer.
Brittney Sade Williams, 19,
was arrested and charged with
resisting an officer with violence,
disorderly conduct - affray and
unlawful assembly - breach of the
peace by three or more persons.
Sgt. Perry Short was the arresting
officer.
Alfredo Maldonado Padilla, 36,
was arrested July 5 and charged
with traffic offense - DUI, alcohol
or drugs third offense and a non-
moving traffic violation driving
with a suspended license third or
subsequent offense. Deputy Justin
Smith was the arresting officer.
Jose Luis Perez, 44, was arrest-
ed July 3 and charged with battery
touch or strike and kidnapping/
false imprisonment adult. Cpl. 01-
vera was the arresting officer.
Gustavo Sotelo, 46, was ar-
rested July 3 and charged with
dealing in stolen property. Deputy
Christian Buchhofer was the ar-
resting officer.
Matthew Wayne Whidden, 23,
was arrested July 2 and charged
as a fugitive from justice from
Glades County: VOP: battery


criminal mischief. Cpl. Olvera
was the arresting officer.
Beverly Ellen Beaumier, 48,
was arrested July 2, and charged
as a fugitive from justice from Col-
lier County: FTA noncompliance.
Deputy Bonnie Weaver was the
arresting officer.
John Edwards, 32, was arrest-
ed July 2 and charged on a war-
rant for VOP: fleeing. Deputy Ty
Marshall was the arresting officer.
Roberto Ramirez, 22, was ar-
rested July 2 and charged with
aggravated assault with intent to
commit a felony, battery second
or subsequent and robbery with-
out a firearm or weapon. Deputy
Terri Hessler was the arresting of-
ficer.
Herbert Ray Unkerfer, 47, was
arrested July 1 and charged on a
warrant for FTA: felony offense.
Deputy Michael Quails was the
arresting officer.
Chaise Thomas Jeffrey, 24,
was arrested July 1 and charged
with a non-moving traffic viola-
tion habitual offender driving
with a suspended license and as
a fugitive from justice from West
Virginia. Cpl. D. Davis was the ar-
resting officer.

Clewiston
Diego Samuel Florentino
Jr., 21, was arrested July 6 and
charged with FTA: felony offense.
Deputy Jared Hunt was the arrest-
ing officer.
A 16-year-old juvenile was ar-
rested July 6 and charged with
possession of marijuana under 20
grams and destruction of evidence
- tampering with or fabricating
physical evidence. Sgt. Juan Soto
was the arresting officer.
Sixto Al Gil, 29, was arrested
July 6 and charged with battery:
causing bodily harm and burglary
with assault or battery. Deputy J.
Woods was the arresting officer.
Willie James Parker Jr., 55, was
arrested July 4 and charged as a
fugitive from justice from Glades
County. Deputy Timothy Neidert
was the arresting officer.
Clifford Levon Love, 26, was
arrested July 4 and charged as a
fugitive from justice from Glades
County. L. Brooks was the arrest-
ing officer.


CERT training promotes a
partnering effort between emer-
gency services and the people
they serve. The goal is for emer-
gency personnel to train mem-
bers of neighborhoods, commu-
nity organizations or workplaces
in basic response skills. CERT
members are then integrated
into the emergency response for
their area.
If a disaster overwhelms or
delays the community's profes-
sional response, CERT members
can assist others by applying the
basic response and organiza-
tional skills they learned during
training. These skills can help
save and sustain lives follow-
ing a disaster until help arrives.
CERT skills also apply to daily
emergencies. Previous emer-
gency knowledge not required.
Evenings of: July 15, 16, 17,
22, 23, 24 evenings 6-9 p.m.
July 26 - Saturday Drill
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
(Location: EMS Station Train-
ing Room, 1915 S.R. 78 Moore


Haven)
CERT Training will teach par-
ticipants to (but not limited to):
1. Describe the function of
CERT and their roles in immedi-
ate response.
2. Prepare for a disaster.
3. Identify and reduce poten-
tial fire hazards in their homes
and workplaces.
4. Work as a team to apply
basic fire suppression strategies,
resources, and safety measures
5. Apply techniques for open-
ing airways, controlling bleed-
ing, and treating shock.
6. Conduct triage under sim-
ulated conditions.
7. Select and set up a treat-
ment area.
8. Identify planning and size-
up requirements for potential
search and rescue situations.
9. Use safe techniques for de-
bris removal and victim extrica-
tion.
10. Describe ways to protect
rescuers during search and res-
cue.


Two charged after fight


On July 4, at 1:55 a.m., a crowd
of approximately 50 people was
reported fighting in the street on
Edison Avenue in LaBelle. There
was also a report of gunshots in
the area.
Deputies arrived and at-
tempted to disperse the crowd
to no avail. Reports state that the
crowd threw bottles at the depu-
ties, however, no deputies were
injured.
Sheriff Ronnie Lee said depu-


ties arrested Chanda Cohens, age
31, Brittney Sade Williams, age
19, and Lakeitsha Lanora Wil-
liams, age 29.
Chanda Cohens and Lakeit-
sha Williams were charged with
Unlawful Assembly and Affray/
Disorderly Conduct. Brittney Wil-
liams was charged with resisting
an Officer With Violence and Un-
lawful Assembly.


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Don't lose your Homestead


The Hon. Kristina Kulpa, Hen-
dry County Property Appraiser
wants everyone to remember
that if you relinquished your
Florida Homesteaded property in
2007 and are applying for or have
already applied for homestead in
2008 you may be eligible for the
new "portability exemption."
The same applies to your prop-
erty relinquished in 2008 and you
are now pre-filing for 2009 on a
new homestead.
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will allow you to carry your cap
(Save Our Homes) with you to
your new Florida property.
If you are upsizing, meaning
the market value of your new
homestead property is greater
than your old homestead prop-
erty you will be able to carry your
"Save Our Homes" benefit forward
up to $500,000.
If you are downsizing, mean-
ing the market value of the new


homestead property is less than
the old homestead property you
will carry the SOH benefit forward
based on a percentage of old to
new homestead up to $500,000.
You can go to our website
www.hendrypa.org and down-
load the information for what you
need to bring with you to pre-file
for 2009 homestead plus an appli-
cation for portability.
If you have relinquished your
Florida homesteaded home in
2007 or 2008 but have not yet
purchased another home you can
also download a "Request For Re-
moval of Tax Exemption".
If you have additional ques-
tions please call our office and my
staff will be able to assist you. In
LaBelle call 863-675-5270 and in
Clewison 863-983-3178.


Thank You


Fourth of July
successes
A Successful RAFT Race - The
Florida Community Bank Team
was the winner with not only
the two with paddlers, but three
young ladies IN the water with
flippers pushing!
Second place to Kiwanis.
Thanks to Matt Soud and new
Kiwanis member Roy Campbell.
Next year expect the competition
to be very challenging!
Now's the perfect time to start
your plans for next year.
The crowd enjoyed great food
by the Chamber and games by
other community organizations.
Hula hoops were big hit before
the rains and the cup cake walk
was terrific until the rains washed
the chalk numbers off the con-


create.
Thank you to the candidates
for supplying the cup-cakes.
Thanks to Martha Pierce and
the Riverside Retreat for the wa-
termelon eating contests and
Patty Brant who led the jelly bean
spitting contest.
Thanks to three Key Club
members, President, Laura Mu-
noz, Secretary, Annalicia Cava-
zos and Carla Munoz, the clothes
dressing relay competition was a
real success. (Anyone have pic-
tures?)
Thank you to the City for the
use of the Ppark, the prizes - AND
the fireworks, which were spec-
tacular and well attended.
A fun-filled evening for the
community! Thanks to everyone
who helped and participated!
Nikki Yeager
Kiwanis Club


Weather Forecast
Weather forecast for Hendry County from the National Weather
Service
LaBelle and surrounding area
Thursday: Partly cloudy with a high near 94 with thundershowers
expected after 2 p.m. Winds will be calm becoming east between 6
and 9 mph.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 72. Winds will
be from the east between 3-6 mph.

Extended Forecast
Friday: Partly cloudy wiht a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms after noon. Highs will be near 93 with light winds from
the east.
Friday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 72. Winds will be
from the south and light at around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday: Partly cloudy with a high near 93. A 30 percent chance
of showers and thunderstorms can be expected. Winds will be calm.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 72 and a 20 per-
cent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday: Partly cloudy wiht a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs will be around 92 with calm winds.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy wiht a low around 73. There is a 20
percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs will reach near 91.





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Letters to the Editor


Put impetus on road
construction
To whom it may concern:
For the past four years, I have
owned and operated a business
located in downtown LaBelle,
Florida. Over the last year, along
with the rest of the country, the
economy in LaBelle has taken a
big downturn.
Extremely high gas prices, an
over-built real estate market and a
massive mortgage meltdown has
left a lot of LaBelle businesses in
financial trouble. Construction
rollbacks, mainly due to the ma-
jor developers putting their proj-
ects on the back burner, results in
high unemployment. Even major
agri-businesses are feeling the
crunch.
On Tuesday, June 17th, at 5:30
p.m, in the LaBelle Civic Center,
the Florida Department of Trans-
portation along with the Fed-
eral Highway Administration and
Glades and Hendry Counties are
hosting a workshop. This work-
shop is to get public input on
some local highway construction
projects (improvements of SR 29,
etc.). I am in complete support
of this workshop and wish it suc-
cess.
As a long time Florida busi-
nessman, who in the early nine-
ties, was contracted by the Down-
town Development Authority, in
West Palm Beach, to assist in the
revitalization of this old Florida
city. I have some suggestions.
In the past, when govern-
ment stepped in to boost local
economies, they used highway
construction projects along with


other government building proj-
ects. LaBelle could use this type
of stimulus. The improvement
project on SR 80 and 29 plus
other planned highway projects
should be put on a fast track.
I strongly believe that an al-
ready planned highway construc-
tion project (the four leaning of SR
80 from LaBelle to SR 27) would
be a good long term and short
term solution to our present eco-
nomic problems for some of the
following reasons:
SR 80 from LaBelle to SR 27,
is two lane and extremely dan-
gerous to drive especially at night
or in inclement weather and fog.
Our locals residents are used to it,
but its not a comfortable drive for
tourist, visitors and out of town
business people and workers
who may be interested in doing
business in the La Belle area.
Travelers from the west coast,
heading east on SR 80, run into
a bottleneck at LaBelle. Lee and
Hendry counties along with FDOT
have done a great job in widening
SR 80 from Ft Myers to LaBelle,
but what happened to the rest
of the project. SR 80 should be a
major east west corridor connect-
ing major metropolitan areas on
the east and west coast. LaBelle
could take financial advantage of
its location.
In the short term the SR 80
widening from La Belle to SR 27
could create much needed em-
ployment and a much faster ac-
cess to Clewiston and other east-
ern cities.
Agri-business would be helped
by providing better and safer exit
routes for its farm products and


workers.
Hopefully, our government
agencies will take my suggestions
into consideration.
Sincerely,
Tom Johnson
Cc US Rep. Tim Mahoney
and Alcee Hastings,
State Senator Larcenia
Bullard,
State House Denise
Grimsley,
Gov. Charlie Crist

Medicare
Dear Editor:
During an election year when
access to health care is the sec-
ond most important domestic is-
sue cited by Americans, incredibly
Sen. Mel Martinez voted against
legislation that would ensure sta-
bility in the Medicare program for
Florida's elderly and disabled pa-
tients.
That vote means that, as of
July 1, physicians who care for
Medicare patients saw their pay-
ment slashed by 10.6 percent.
Without Congressional action to
rectify the situation, Medicare will
cut an additional 5 percent from
physician pay in 2009, according
to a June 30, announcement by
Centers for Medicare and Medic-
aid, the federal agency that over-
sees Medicare.
The impact of these cuts threat-
ens elderly and disabled patients'
access to health care because it
further drives family physicians
toward financial insolvency at
a time we're already struggling
with a shortage of primary care
doctors.


In December, the Medicare
Payment Advisory Commission
reported that three out of 10
Medicare patients had trouble
finding a new primary care phy-
sician. In March, the Medical
Group Management Association
reported that nearly 24 percent of
all physicians had begun limiting
or not accepting new Medicare
patients; 46 percent would limit
or stop accepting new Medicare
patients with implementation of
the 10.6 percent pay cut that just
took effect.
Since 2001, family physicians
have worked tirelessly on behalf
of Medicare patients, even as
Medicare compensation for their
services stagnated and they strug-
gled with 20 percent inflation in
costs to keep their offices open.
No small business - as most fam-
ily physician practices are - can
sustain that kind of loss and re-
main open to care for people.
Sen. Martinez must return to
Washington and support Medi-
care payment levels that enable
family physicians to keep their
doors open.
The Senator must vote yes on
limiting debate and yes on pas-
sage of the Medicare bill, H.R.
6331. Without such a vote, we're
all at risk of losing our health
care. An insurance card has no
value unless there's a doctor in
the house.
Sincerely,
Cyneetha Strong, M.D.
Board Chair
Florida Academy of Family
Physicians


Come to spaghetti
dinner this Friday
VFW 10100 will have a spa-
ghetti dinner this Friday, July 11th,
from 5-7 p.m. Please come out
and support the post and enjoy
some great spaghetti, salad and
garlic bread all for $4.50.

MCA meeting is
cancelled
The July Muse Community As-
sociation meeting has been can-
celled. August 21 is the Meet the
Candidates Night. Look for infor-
mation to come.

Glades considers
mandatory garbage
pick up
VERY IMPORTANT Monday,
July 28, at 2 p.m. in the Moore Ha-
ven Commissioner's Chambers
will be a workshop, open to the
public on a proposed mandatory
garbage pick up ordinance. Any-
one needing additional informa-
tion should call Jimmy Cianfrani,
President Muse Community Asso-
ciation, at 863-674-0467.

Check out the rides at
the car club
The South Central Florida
Car Club invites everyone to join
them for their monthly cruise-in
at POPEYE'S on SR 80 6-8 p.m,
Wednesday, July 16. Bring your
ride, your friends and kids and en-
joy the cars and sounds from the
'60s. For more information con-
tact Tom Corbitt @863-234-8343.
or Ellen Beers @ 863-674-0128.

Langford invites all to
Flex event
Langford Ford invites you to
slide behind the wheel of the
new seven-passenger 2009 Ford
Flex on Monday, July 14, between
6:30-8:30 p.m. for a very special
showing of this striking new one-
of-a-kind vehicle from Ford. The
LaBelle Booster Club will be on
hand serving 50 cent burgers and
dogs while they last. Licensed
drivers who take a test drive in
any new Ford will receive a $10
Target gift card. Be sure to register
to win the free Garmin GPS that
will be given away at the end of
the evening.

HESPA fundraiser
Saturday, July 19, from 11
a.m.- 3 p.m. the Hendry Educa-
tional Support Personnel Associa-
tion (HESPA) will be selling a hot
dog and coke for $1 at the Save-
A-Lot. With every purchase you
will receive a chance to put your
name in the Back-2-School back-
pack drawing.
There will be two back-packs
given away - one for a boy and
one for a girl - full of school sup-
plies ($80 value).
All money raised from this
event will go toward the School
Supply Giveaway taking place Au-
gust 3. Dollar General has placed
a donation box it their store cus-
tomers tO purchase school sup-
plies for donations.
Any business or individual in-
terested in donating supplies of
money can contact Debby Liv-


ingston at 675-5781 or Crystal
Vasquez-Kirtley at 675-1627.

Widows to meet
The Widows Support Group
will meet at Forrey's Grill July 17,
at 11:30 for lunch. All widows are
welcome.

Hope Connections
presents Summer Fest
Hope Connections will host a
fun evening for seniors on Friday,
July 25, from 6-8 p.m. Summer
Fest will be held at the Hope Con-
nections office, 475 East Cowboy
Way in LaBelle. Light refresh-
ments will be served, with en-
tertainment by Don Sparrow and
Company.
Please RSVP by July 21 by call-
ing (863) 675-1576.
Hope Connections serves se-
niors age 60 and older, providing
help with daily activities including
personal care, meals, transporta-
tion, medical equipment and sup-
plies, and emergency response
systems.

Free ladies fishing
seminar
At the request of a lot of moms,
Riverside Marine Bait and Tackle
will hold its first Ladies Only class
on Monday, July 14, from 6:30-
8:30 p.m. Come learn for yourself
or just come listen in order to help
your kids. Class size is limited due
to space available. Please call 675-
8828 if you're interested.
Also, a free kids class, for ages
7-13, will be held Friday, July 18,
from 6-8 p.m. at Riverside Marine
Bait and Tackle (next to the boat
ramp). Basic freshwater fishing
techniques, baits, tackle and safe-
ty will be taught. Children must
be accompanied by an adult and
should bring their rod and reel if
they have one. Class will be lim-
ited so please call 675-8828 for
attendance.

Summer camp needs
volunteers
There will be a Bike Road-e-o
at Summer Camp at the High
School, on July 16, from 8:30 a.m.
to around 3 p.m. We need all the
help we can get. Come out and
help, for information contact Bi-
anca and Sue at the Health Dept.
or email them with what you can
do and if you can help.
For more information, please
contact either:Bianca at: bianca
ross@doh.state.fl.us-or by phone
at: 863-674-4041 x 168 or Suzette
at:
suzette reese@doh.state.fl.us
or by phone: 863-674-4041 x 166


Board of Supervisors is seeking
Port LaBelle citizen input regard-
ing next year's budget at their July
24 6 p.m. meeting at the district
office.
Due to lower propertyvalues in
Hendry County the tax rate must
go up. The board desires citizen
input on the importance of con-
tracted law enforcement services
and major road repairs/improve-
ments. Citizens are encouraged
to attend.

Activities for seniors
at Hope Connections
Hope Connections, located at
the L.J. Nobles Center, 475 East
Cowboy Way in LaBelle offers
free, fun activities to the commu-
nity, including: Aerobics - every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and Line
dancing - every Friday from 4-5
p.m.

Program Center plans
summer fun
Summer Fun Camp - manda-
tory pre-registration Monday-Fri-
days 7:30 a.m. till 6 p.m. at the La-
Belle Program Center on SR 29S.
Camp will include arts and crafts,
free play time, games, computer
time and a Splash Zone for lots
for wet and wild fun. Call now to
reserve your spot, the camp fills
up fast and there is a limited num-
ber of slots.
Karate: All ages and levels,
Monday and Wednesday classes.
Black belt Jan Bass is the instruc-
tor.
Clogging: Mandatory pre-reg-
istration. The class will run for
four weeks beginning July 1. Be-
ginner class ages three years and
up Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. Instruc-
tor Pat Bedingfield assisted by
Intermediate Plus and Advanced
Country Rhythm Cloggers.
Intermediate and Intermediate
Plus class Thursdays at 5:15 p.m.
Instructor Pat Bedingfield with
Advanced Country Rhythm Clog-
gers assisting.

Class of '99 reunion
Class of '99 We are getting
ready for our 10 year class re-
union Contact us at IHS99@hot-
mail.com or www.myspace.com/
ihsco99 Hope to hear from you
soon!

Class of '88 reunion
The LHS Class of 1988 is plan-
ning its 20 year reunion. For in-
formation please call Leigh at
863-675-9288 or e-mail lhfmjf@
yahoo.com.


Extraapitmet
PLUTS Advisorv Board rapoimn


,LUU0J.IUVIMJ UIUaluI
to meet
Port LaBelle Utility Advisory
Board Chairman George Davis
has approved a change in the date
of the next meeting. The meeting
that was scheduled for July 14 has
been rescheduled to July 21 at 1
p.m. at the County Commission
Chambers in LaBelle).

CDD seeks input on
property taxes
The Port LaBelle Community
Development District (PLCDD)


slots opened
CHS Healthcare family of of-
fice locations in Collier County is
encouraging families to beat the
rush for school physical and im-
munization by making appoint-
ments with their CHS physicians
office before the end of the school
year. If you do not have a primary
health physician CHS offices are
taking new patients and will work
with those who are uninsured of-
fering services on a sliding scale.
Find a convenient office at www.
collier.org or call 239-658-3000 for
information. Se Habla Espafiol.
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Learn nowabout real
estate taxes
The Hon. Kristina Kulpa, Hen-
dry County Property Appraiser,
would like to announce that she
is available to meet with any local
real estate office, Title Company,
lending institution, law office or
any professional group whose cli-
ents would benefit from a better
understanding of amendment 1
and how it affects each of you.
Ms. Kulpa has had prepared
a presentation to help you bet-
ter understand these exemptions
plus a tax estimate calculator to
help you estimate the new tax.
Anyone interested in having
Ms. Kulpa meet with your office
please call her office at 863-675-
5270 to set up an appointment.

Pre-file for agriculture
classification
The Hon. Kristina A. Kulpa,
Hendry County Property Apprais-
er, announces that her office is
now taking pre-files for 2009 for
the Agriculture Classification.
Do You Have a Commercial
Ag Business? Have you recently
made ANY changes to this busi-
ness/land? If you answered yes
then here are a few things you
MUST remember.
* Agricultural Classifications
are not transferable.
* New owners of agricultural
lands must apply in order to re-
ceive an agricultural classification
* If the status of the land
changes in any way, it is the re-
sponsibility of the taxpayer to no-
tify our office.
Please note, new guidelines
were adopted for the 2007 tax
year. If you have any questions
or concerns regarding Agricul-
tural Classification please feel free
to contact Karen Robinson, our
Agriculture Specialist, at 863-675-
5270 or visit our web site at www.
hendryprop.org.

Prefile now for 2009
Property Appraiser Kristina
Kulpa would like to remind you
that you can pre-file for your
2009 tax exemptions now. You do
not have to wait until January 2,
2009, to file. If you file early you
can avoid the rush, the waiting in
line and perhaps even forgetting
to file and missing out on the ex-
emption.
Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to
5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Please stop by during those hours
and put your filing for tax exemp-
tions behind you.
If you have any questions on
pre-filing for 2009 you can call the
LaBelle office at 863-675-5270 or
Clewiston at 863-983-3178.

AA has meetings
Sunday: 7 p.m. Port LaBelle
Group (open meeting) Church of
the Good Shepherd, 1098 Colling-
swood Pkwy;
Tuesday: 8 p.m. LaBelle Group
(closed 12 step)
First Christian Church, Ford St.
Wednesday: Noon Port La-
Belle Group, Collingswood Pkwy,
Open Big Book Study
Thursday: 8 p.m. LaBelle
Group, Ford St. Open meeting
Friday: 7 p.m. Port LaBelle
Group, Collingswood Pkwy, Open
meeting.


Community Briefs


Caloosa Belle, Thursday, July 10, 2008


4 OPINION







Caloosa Belle, Thursday, July 10, 2008 5


Pistol Pete's caters to



hunters, gun enthusiasts


Outdoorsmen, you don't have
to travel to Fort Myers for supplies
any more.
If fact, that's exactly the reason
Tim Weathington and his wife,.
Winn, opened their new gun
shop, Pistol Pete's. After a trek to
Fort Myers to get powder to reload
bullets, Tim ended up paying $25
for a substitute powder, plus gas
and two hours on the road. That's
when he decided to open his own
gun shop in LaBelle.
Pistol Pete's opened officially
May 3 after they got their Federal
firearms license. The response
has already been very encourag-
ing, Tim and Winn say.
They hope you'll come in
and check out their new store.
They have rifles and hand guns,
ammo, black powder, reloading
and archery supplies. They deal
in custom handguns and even
antique/collectors guns. Buy, sell,
trade. They also do gun repair
and cleaning.
Come in for Dixie Outfitter
and Buck Wear T-shirts; gloves
and ball caps available with more
camo clothing to come.
Personal defense items like
pepper spray, stun guns and even
tazers are available. (Note: Any-
one buying a tazer is required to
take an on-line course before they
can use it.)
Layaway and gift cards avail-
able.
Special orders are no problem.


Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant
Tim and Winn Weathington show off some of their rifle dis-
play at their new gun shop, Pistol Pete's, with their son, six-
year-old Zachary.


Just come in and ask.
Although most of their cus-
tomers have been proficient with
guns, they also cater to those who
are not. For instance, Tim has
plans to set up personal defense
classes later with an NRA certified
instructor.
This is the first business venture
for Tim and Winn. Tim worked in
a gun shop previously and has
been a hunter and outdoorsman
all his life, so he has a lifetime of
expertise to put into the business.
Winn spent 17 years in banking.
The store is very much a fam-
ily affair, with the couple's older


children, TJ and Nick, helping to
run the store. Both are familiar
with guns and outdoor needs.
Daughter Brittney is a whizz at
the cash register and even six-
year-old Zachary helps out with
stocking shelves.
Eventually, they expect to ex-
pand into archery and fishing
supplies.
Look for a grand opening in
the coming weeks.
Pistol Pete's, 417 SR 80W, is
open Tuesday-Friday from noon
till 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10
a.m. -7 p.m. and also by appoint-
ment. Call 612-4868.


submitted photo

Moving along
Integrity Martial Arts & Fitness Center is off to a great start, thanks to their students and par-
ents. They offer Tae Kwon Do classes for ages 4 to adult and Fitness Kickboxing for teens and
adults. For information on trying Tae Kwon Do for one month free call 863-675-4974. Pictured
is their first family. Back row, from left: Instructor/bwner Lee Rutter, Elesa Zimmerly, Stephen
Woosley, Cody Hollingsworth, Eric Adams, Patrick Gallagher, Bobby Hegley, Ethan Zimmerly,
Ricky Miller, Instructor/Owner Vince Ruble. Next row: Instructor Trisia Rutter, Dustin Pagett,
Brendon Herrera, Timmy Smith, Dakoda Rutter, Skylar Bell, Cole Dudley, Daniel Townsend,
Cassidy Ruble, Alexas Caputo, Brianna Herrera, Instructor Mellisa Ruble. Next row: Bryce
Herrera, Sarah Reese, Lane Rutter, Ciara Rutter, Anthony INovarro, Alex Benavidez, Alixa
Benavidez, Kenny Kats. Front row: Avery Bunch, Aaron Bunch, Andres Rodriguez, Jacob
Sarlan, Tyler Alexander, Seth Everette.


Sport Shorts


Longhorn board
to meet
The regular monthly meeting
of the Longhorn Booster Club
will be held Thursday, July 10,
(tonight) at 7 p.m. in the locker
room at Davis-Pratt Park.

Longhorn Football
Speed Camp and
Cheer Camp
The LaBelle Longhorns will
be.hosting a football speed camp
and cheer camp the week of July
14, Monday thru Friday from 6:00
p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at their field at
Davis-Pratt Park. There is no fee

Education Briefs

Edison College plans
student aid workshop
Are you trying to apply for fi-
nancial aid and need help com-
pleting your Free Application for
Federal Student Aid? On July 19
and August 16, Edison College
will be holding a free FAFSA Help
Workshop on the Edison College
Hendry/Glades campus at 9 a.m.
You will need to bring all of your
W2's and any other tax informa-
tion you have for the 2007 tax
year. Students under the age of 24
will need to bring their parent's
W2's and tax information in addi-
tion to their own. Call Brooke or
Heath at 863-674-0408 for further
information.

LES FCAT
scores available
To the parents of LaBelle Ele-
mentary School 4th and 5th grade
students.
FCAT score reports are now
available in the school office. You
may pick up your child's FCAT
report at the office between the
hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mon-
day through Thursday.

FCAT scores ready
at Country Oaks
Country Oaks Elementary
School FCAT Scores are here. You
may pick them up in the office
anytime between 8 a.m. and 4
p.m., Monday through Thursday.
Staff looks forward to seeing you
on August 14, from 9 a.m. to 11
a.m., for Open House. You will
get to meet your teachers and get
bus information. They also have
supply lists in the office and the
WalMart in Lehigh and Clewiston
have copies also. Thank you and
have a safe summer.


and the camps will be open to
boys and girls ages 5 to 15. For
more information please call Alex
at 673-8741 or Myra at 673-2332.
The Longhorns will also be do-
ing sign ups during the camps for
their upcoming season.

Sign up for
Cheer and Football
The LaBelle Longhorns are


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recruiting players and cheerlead-
ers for their upcoming season.
Sign ups will be Saturdays in the
month of July beginning July 12,
from 9:00 until noon at Winn Di-
xie and at their field at Davis-Pratt
Park. There will also be sign ups
at Fordson Park on Saturday, July
19, from 9 a.m. until noon. Boys
and girls from ages 5 to 15 are ac-
cepted. Football player fees are
$85 and cheerleader fees are $95.


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6 Caloosa Belle, Thursday, July 10, 2008


Church Briefs


Come to

Cowboy Church
On Thursday, July 10, at 6
p.m. food and fellowship at 7
p.m.; gospel music and the word
brought this month by 17-year-
old Sheldon Woodham from
Okeechobee.
He speaks the word and be-
lieves laying on of hands and
healing, Come to the community


building at the corner of 5th and
Main in Palmdale.

Gospel jams coming
Rev. Lester Grant will host the
next Gospel jam session at Bar-
ron Park Friday, July 11. Event last
from 7-9 p.m. Come play or just
listen. Please bring canned goods
to be shared with local needy
families.


Obituaries


Louise Howard
Louise Howard, age 76, of La-
Belle, passed away June 27, 2008,
in Cape Coral.
She was born April 3, 1932,
in Buckingham to the late Lewis
Dallas Flint and the late Estelle
Erie (Thompson) Flint. She was a
longtime resident of LaBelle.
Survivors include her hus-
band: Donald Fred Howard, Sr.;
sons: Donald Fred Howard, Jr.
and wife Deborah, Seth Lewis
Howard and wife Felisha; grand-
children: Libby Peacock, Melissa
Saxon and husband Tommy, Mi-
chael Howard, Shawn Keen and
wife Robyn; great-grandchildren:
Hayden Saxon, Mallory Saxon,
Michael Lewis Howard Jr., Abby
Keen, Leeah Peacock, Emily Pea-
cock, Tanner Williams, Easton
Robinson, Connor Robinson and
Kinderah Robinson; sister: Patri-
cia Bell, and aunts, uncles, nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services were held
July 1 at Fort Denaud Cemetery
with Pastor LW Howard officiat-
ing. Interment followed at Fort
Denaud Cemetery.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis
Funeral Home - LaBelle.

Nettle Pearl Howard
Nettie Pearl Howard, age 93,
of LaBelle, passed away July 3,
2008, in Fort Myers.
She was born Sept. 7, 1914, in
LaBelle, to the late Barrian Stewart
and the late Ellen Lenora (Worth)
Stewart. She was a lifelong resi-
dent of LaBelle. Nettle married
William Hickman Howard on July
14, 1928. Nettie was a member of
First Christian Church, American
Legion Post#130 Women's Aux-
iliary, Moose Lodge and The Red
Hats.


Survivors include two sons:
Wilbur Arlin (Nancy) Howard
of Lake Junaluska, NC, Kenneth
Tyrell (Julia) Howard of LaBelle;
grandchildren: Richard Arlin
(Holly) Howard, David Todd (Jer-
ri) Howard, Karen Sue Howard,
Timmy Ray (Teresa) Howard,
Greg Dewayne (Patti) Howard,
Kenny Tyrell (Kristina) Howard
Jr, Jena Pearl Howard; ten great-
grandchildren and two great-
great grandchildren; mothers of
grandchildren, Louella Howard,
Sara Howard Hinkle, Lori Carter
and Linda Franklin. She was pre-
ceded in death by her parents,
husband: Hickman Howard; son:
Billy Howard; brothers: Herbert
Raymon Stewart, Clyde Cecil
Stewart, and sisters: Lola Stew-
art Rennolds, Mildred Stewart
Brown, Lela Stewart Luckey.
Funeral services were held
July 7 Akin-Davis Funeral Home
in LaBelle with Rev. John Booher
officiating. Interment followed at
Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis
Funeral Home - LaBelle.

Ruth Ann Brown
Ruth Ann Brown, born Febru-
ary 2, 1960, was called to the Lord
on July 3, 2008. She was born to
Hebert and Dorothy Brown in
Tampa. Her children are Adon-
nis Brown, Satrina Oliviera and
Davina Parson. She lived in Fort
Myers and attended LaBelle High
School.







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LENDER'S APPIIOVAL & TIME CONSTRAINSI GRFAT IIIDEOUT FOR IUNTEIIS In the middle of
Attractively eniodcld 3/2 IHome in Convenient Location nature this home is Ialmldale offers alll the coinfort yet
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to thle ced:r pine wood xiniel walls. $229,500.
MIS#200776458


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Kitchen, 12 f(nt ceilings & tile throughout! $325,000.
MIS#200802546


ItEART OF LAIIELLE -I. . I1C1)1l(:) PRI('1!Oin this trick
homne-corner iof Belmontl and 'Ith vacant ready nto novei in
pIiced for quick sale,3/2/2 $220,010. MI.S//200811329


TO $149,900. 3ledroolni 211atllI -.age living ruio
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FEATURES 2BR/2BA HOME - Owner Ftinancing! Reduced $339,000 PRICE REDUCED $240,000
RENTALS AVAILABLE PETS WELCOME!...CALL $121,200 3BR/2BA REMODELED HOME on 2.- +/- gor-
FOR DETAILSI 38R/2BA HOME IN THE CITY! Price iReduccd! geolls oak shaded acres. $279,900
RESIDENTIAl, HOMESITE in tile cily $25,000 Make otI'er! lReducedl $124,500 w/$2,000 Cariel' MANUFACTURED HOME on 4i.3 Acrs. Mluse Road!
MOVE IN READY 3Br/21Ua IHome, recently\ rllmodl- Allowiace at closing! $277,000
cled w/new kitchen cabinets, appliliince al new roof[ SHORT SAII 21 ir 211, CIBS lhome l\ scre'enlled lnai R/2BA CBS on S Acics int the country. $296,000
$128,900 in lite cily $130,000 2B ME Ae! Com ri
3BRi2BA HOME w/opeln floor plan overlooking MllBA .Illi ilr.c nitmasictr stirl it iid ian extis. 3Rf2BAl, Ii E o r 1n.3+/. $ C500!
woodrel :lastlir. $159,900 REDIUCED! $1341,900 Z , iw i Fnlill N ON HWY 72 $399,500
REDUCED FORl OUICK SALF, Il Hr21il MNobilec IIII/21A 0IIOMEI Sclliler will collrituli e o\\ardls 8 8 +/- ACRES RONT1NG ON lFWY7201lr, lNa
Iloilee! 5-1/. Artits, t.clred w/tl 'nc lc ' n ld pond lti til. tl's o ing ICo.,ts! Reduced $149,900 BS I lonite, $4910,000.
$45w00Il REDUCED $179,000. 4311/21BA CIS I1OME IN TOWN. Pricdl to sell 20+/- ACRES IN THE COUNTRY 3.'llr 21k1 nitalru-
I.IKE NiI ' lir/2Hla ManulihturIed Home wx,2.280 $155,500 laclitured home plus ipole harn, $625,000
sq.fl. ofliving area. llpgradcdllixures Iandwood-like 3BR/2BA 110M1 I:nige Oaiks man nictcl landsilcaped, 5BR/4BA HOME built in 21)004 on 210+.- Acies
laminate looringi throughout. $179,900 Rldured $159,900 $795,000
21RR/1 IA N CITY 11MnITS, Exce llent condition WATERFRONT LOTS
ACREAGE ON HWY 29 IN FELDA... 13. I+- $169,500. BARGAliI 2 iuilahle lots on the banks of the
acres zoned A-2, c-lt dlidled Pieric lr Ag 'i 3gR/2AW.lIlI, M IAINTAINED MOIILE HOME Ion Clts ch:c Rilver. Views ofn mint ivr & o xbhi
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3BR/2IIA CBS IIOME 1.AUREII OAKS - needs Tl.C inaicingg 4 '50000,0 4950,00 NOW
WATRFRONT OME $199,000 $750000
BR/3BA RIVERFRONT HOMIE remtdedledl/new 311 R21A BEAUTlFUIL HOME wrct kitchen andi W ERFRONT LOT /Dock in the Ci'! $299,000
kitchen anld looking plus pernit in place lor Inew lots l cabhliets, $234,900 TER RONTLOTD i i t $299,000
lock. $389,500 11R2,5IA ClS POOl. HOME 2,010 + - s sq. It lMng SER.INR MIOTIVATED Bring all olers! (GORGEOUS
RIVERFRONT PROI'ERTY1 3 Br / 2 lIa Homle pIlus aur. $259,000 +/- CIE RIV'ERFRONT! Price Reduced $245,000
detacched guest house, motor-hom10e cairport and a i 31JR/2IA BRICK IN TOWN v CMI.i builldiabil lot. ONE OF A KIND RIVERFRONT! 12+4'- Acres
screened dock house w/c oncrcle bhoa r.Jnip. $264i,500 \\,l/dock Iluts 1100+/- ft ri\'crhfront.c $2,200,000
$650,000 CUSTOM IIU11IIl 3BR/2.511A in Caloosa HarblxrS1) I.OCATION. LOCATION. LOCATION!!!
IOMIES ,'r,i .ir)rolinul pict and oak covered lrdl, tComnmercial zoned 3+ -,. acre t'cninsuli ~0t ' river
JSHORT SALE1I 31il/21i 200(l lW Motl\ilc Ilomec-Make $325,10001 roniuag.;e $3,300,000
Olfer! reduced $85,000 HIOMElS ON ACREAGE A
SHlORT SAIE1 .31r/211ia M\,nulactlurd h10om1c onl I 2.29 +/- ACRES wi singltc\\idc Mobile llome n .29+/ ACRES $110,000
Acre. Reduce $92,500 $120,000 +/-E - ily 1 in Felda on Prie Road.
4,BR/3BA - 2005 MANUFACTURED HOME in DOUIII\.IIi MOHIE HOME on 2. acres! $28 ' i500.
ltwni. REDI)UCED! $96,900 $134,500.
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Command llce 12' x 251' $99,900 Molulc holle! ill nI)x;.ll)! $139,500 Iluilklingn Reduced $380,000
SHORT SAIE1 l 3r/21, Iloine \\,/ ceramic lile and 6.t..5 liS Muse Roud wiu ir 211,i molile hlilom, COMMERCIAI /INDUSTRIAI
screenled piorcl $100,000 Rceduced $150,0100 INDUSTRIAL, PROPERTYI l I(Iclent intesimenlt
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State Farm's

Adoption Day

Top right: Six-year-old Ra-
chel DiPofi, left, and three-
year-old Alexa Rodriguez
picked their favorite pup-
pies right off at State Farm's
pet adoption day July 3.

Top left: Twelve-year-old Joe
DiPofi and his sister Rachel,
6, helped out at State Farm's
adopt a pet day July 3.

Left:This little kitty waited
patiently for a new owner
as people came and went
at State Farm's adopt a pet
day July 3.


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Las Noticas en Espanol


Eleccion Primaria
libros se cierran
Registrese parar votar el 26 de
Agosto, 2008, para la Eleccion
Primaria, registrese en la Oficina
de Elecciones, en el Edificio de la
Corte en LaBelle, y la Sub-oficina
de Clewiston, y en la Oficina de
licencia, Oficinas de Assistencias
Publicas y Libreria Publica. Los
libros de registration se sierran el
lunes, 28 de Julio, 2008 a las 5:00
p.m.

Venta de La Azucarera
Clewiston: Una cosa estuvo
cierta en una reunion de emer-
gencia que hubo el jueves pasado
en el Auditorio Boy y es que los
residents de las ciudades locales
sienten que no tienen voz ni voto
con el future de la economic de
la cual ellos dependent para so-
brevivir. La Compafifa de Azicar
vendi6 parte de sus terrenos in-
cluyendo el Molino al Estado para
restaurar el ecosistema del agua
en los pantanos.
Los lideres varias veces pre-
guntaron por tener voz y voto
mas fuertes en las discusiones
de la venta de la azucarera en el
Estado de La Florida ya que ellos
estin preocupados y Ilenos de in-
certidumbre sobre el future de la
economia del Condado Hendry al
perder al financiador mas grande
que es La Azucarera.
A la reunion asistieron repre-
sentantes de Clewiston, LaBelle,
Hendry y La Directora Ejecutiva
del Distrito Manejador del Agua
del Sur de Florida Carol Wehel.
"Nosotros no nos oponemos a la
venta de la compafifa, lo que nos
preocupa es la que va a pasar con
la economia del Condado Hen-
dry" dijo Kevin McCarthy comi-
sionado de Hendry.
La sefiora Wehel asegur6 a la
audiencia que el Distrito no tiene
planes de quitar la producci6n
del Molino de azicar." "La oferta
que nos hicieron fue o les ven-
demos todo o nada (por la tierra)
nosotros no necesitamos toda la
tierra, estimamos que el Distrito
puede usar 120.000 acres de los
187.000 que La Compafifa queria
vendernos."
De acuerdo con ella la espe-
ranza del Distrito es que otras
compafiia compren las plants
procesadoras, ella piensa que el
area continuard operando sus re-
cursos de agriculture. Los efectos
de la compra y restauraci6n del
proyecto de restaurar los pan-
tanos van a ocurrir dentro de
unos 10 o 15 afios cuando la con-
strucci6n, disefio y plans est6n
listos. "Los 1.7000 trabajos que
la azucarera tiene ahora no van
a desaparecer porque el Distrito
estA muy consciente del impact
que esto causarfa". "Siempre fu-
eron nuestras intenciones en las
negociaciones de mantener el
Molino, no lo vamos a cerrar pero
tampoco podemos mantenerlo
operando".
Carl Berner, comerciante
local dijo a los oficiales en la
reuni6n:"La noticia de la venta
de la azucarera para mi es como
que si me hubieran Ilamado para
decirme que mis padres habian
muerto." "No tenemos ninguna
garantia de que el Molino va a
continuar trabajando.
Los oficiales estuvieron de
acuerdo en reunirse con los li-
deres otra vez en dos semanas.
"Tengan coraz6n, trabajen con
nosotros ya que nosotos estare-
mos trabajando con ustedes" dijo
Charles Dauray quien es miem-
bro del consejo del gobierno lo-
cal con jurisdicci6n en los Distri-
tos: Lee, Collier, Hendryy Carlota.
"Nosotros no somos propietarios
canibales tratando de tomar ven-
taja."

Beneficio
La legi6n Americana y LaBelle
Moose 2389 estin trabajando
juntos para patrocinar una cena
beneficiaria honrando a los hijos
cafdos de LaBelle. La cena sera.
el 26 de Julio a las 11 a.m en el
edificio localizado a la par del


rodeo. Todos los fondos recauda-
dos de la cena seran para ayudar
a las families del Sargento Chris
Strickland y Charlie Hlammett am-
bos de LaBelle y ambos soldados
muertos en la Guerra de Irak.
Los tiquetes cuestan $6.00 y
los postres $1.00. Si alguien quisi-
era ayudar a las families por favor
depositar donaciones en el banco
Comunidad de Florida.

Resultados de FCAT
A los padres de La Escuela
LaBelle que tienen sus hijos en
cuarto y en quinto grado se les
anuncia que pueden refirar los
resulatdos del examen FCAT de
lunes a jueves desde las 8 a.m.
hasta las 5 p.m.
En la escuela Roble de Campo
(Country Oak) los examenes se
pueden retirar de lunes a jueves
de las 8 a.m a las 4 p.m. El 14
de agosto de las 9 a.m hast a las
11 a.m habri casa abierta para
que usted conozca los maestros,
pregunte por la lista de tiles es-
colares y saber en cual bus sus
hijos van a viajar.
En la escuela West Glades ya
estin disponibles los reports de
FCAT en la oficina para los nifios
de cuarto a octavo grado.
Los siguientes Centros de
RCMA estin recibiendo aplica-
ciones para nifios de seis sema-
nas hasta cinco afios de edad.
El RCMA de la 29 (863-674-4510)
Mira Verde (863-674-4104) Krome
(863-674- 4515) West Glades
(863-612-0783) y Comienzo
Nuevo (863-675-4266). Por favor
traer los documents siguientes:
Talones de cheques, formulario
de impuestos y certificados de
nacimiento de los nifios.

Feria de Seguridad
Una feria de seguridad estuvo
muy exitosa en La Finca Seis Eles
(Six Ls) Operadora #7 en Naples
el 23 de mayo. Los asistentes
vinieron de todas las fincas adya-
centes del Suroeste de Florida.
Hubieron cuatro sesiones de en-
trenamiento donde los asistentes
pudieron participar en examenes
de salud y seguridad por parte de
La Consultaci6n de Seguridad del
Suroeste de Florida.
El equipo de Maquinaria Pesa-
da y Seguridad demostr6 la man-
era apropiada de usar fertilizantes
y pesticides mientras que El
Servicio de Emergencias ofreci6
una session de preparaci6n para
huracanes. El Departamento de
Bomberos di6 una demostraci6n
de como instalar un asiento de se-
guridad apropiadamente.
Hubo una competencia de
carreras de tractor con precious de
dinero en efectivo. Los ganadores
fueron: Raymundo Ramirez de La
Finca #7, Pedro Villarreal tambien
de La Finca 7 y Cesar Mendez de
La Finca #1. Durante el dia se
dieron rifas. Gracias a la generosi-
dad de Las Compafifas Quimicas
Syngenta, Balgas y AgraQuest se
pudo realizar la feria. Los orga-
nizadores esperan tener otra feria
el otro afio debido al exito de la
primera.

Reconocimiento
El 19 de junior El Centro Infan-
til de RCMA localizado en Mira
Verde recibi6 credenciales a nivel
national por su excelente cuida-
do de nifios.
El premio de La Comisi6n Na-
cional de Creditos para los pro-
gramas de Cuidado y Educaci6n
Temprana ha confirmado el re-
conocimiento del centro. Bajo
la direcci6n de la coordinadora
Lupe Stroud, el centro provee cui-
dado infantil antes y despues de
la escuela a mas de 60 nifos.
Los nifios que asisten a los
centros de RCMA reciben cono-
cimientos basicos para su crec-
imiento y educaci6n incluyendo
habilidad motora, social, alfabet-
izaci6n, higiene y el aprendizaje
del Idioma Ingles como una pri-
oridad ya que los niios Ilegan a
los centros con el Espafiol como
su primer Lenguaje hablado en la
casa con sus padres.


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274 N Bridge St
LaBelle,FL 33935
863-612-0002
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LAINDCO.
180 N Bridge St. * LaBelle, FL
(863) 675-6788
Donna Kane, Broker, Associates:
Trisha Arnold, Denise Walker,
Beverly Curtis, Patty Walker,
Wayne Simmuns. Charlene B,.,wen

MANUFACTURED HOMES
Fully furnished /2l Palm Harbor manufactured home
on 10 +I- beautiful acres. $725,000.
Scenic setting in \West Glades Co. 2080 sqft 32 home
on ac. w/ 2-i .10 workshop & cirid porches.
$365,000
Hushed pri\ cy & huge Staghorn ferns grace tle oaks
on this 5 ac. 3/2 partially furnished M.lI, double wrap
insulation on walls, insulated galalulme roof, large
front porch, & over 1000 ft of iwood decking, w/a lit-
tle TLC the other M/H could easily be a rental/guest
home. Oe of the prettiest 5 ac in tile area. 199,900
Genuine Country Feel! Enjoy peaceful tdaWs and nights
in this newer 4 BED/2 BA home on one fenced acre
on a paved road. The layout offers living and famil
roomi s and is perfect for your large family to enio:.
$189,000.
\ell mailaitaned 2004 Fleetwood mianuflactured home
on 2.82 acres. Luxury featurlre hath with garden
tub, separate shower, \walk-in closet, office %i/ desk
and shelving, spacious kitchen with abundant cahi-
nets, breakfast bar, and formal dining area, lots of
storage with the 24x12 storage shed with carport and
small wooden shed. Lots of space, peace and quite.
See this one now! $180,000
Spacious 1809 sq.ft. 3/2 on 1 ac. Vaulted ceilings,
breakfast bar, formal 1... .1.. rooms, family
room, & large master suite w/enormous tub.
$149,000
Fully furnished 2/2 mobile home on cleared & land-
scaped 2.5 ac. Barn. shed, & back deck only a few of
the many added features. $110,000
Newer 3/2 w/beautiful fireplace in family room. Large
kitchen will delight all. Close to schools. $137,500
4/2 M/H on fenced .50 ac. Concrete parking. Separate
laundry room, security windows, & water softener,
$130,000.
Fully furnished 2/2 mobile home on cleared & land-
scaped 2.5 ac. Barn, shed, & back deck only a few of
the many added features. $110,000
3/2 doublewide M/H on 2.5 +/- ac in Pioneer.
$99,900
HOMESITES
53 +/- ac in the city on the North side of SR 80.
$89,900
.40+/- ac lot off CR 78 in nice established neighbor-
hood. Cleared lot with trees that skirt the properly.
$89,900


.40+/- ac lot acKoss from Caloosa Estates S/l) 20x20
metal shed, well on property, underground electric
secice. $89,900
Riverview: [beaulful oaks & peaceifl surroundings are
included w/ this 1 2 ac in the Clloosal Esates S/D.
$89,000
.i ai' hbllding lot - cleared waiting for your new
dream home, . In Lauirel Oaks S/D) just minutes from
the P Lallelle Manna. $75,000
Enjoy the quiet of a tree filled +I +/- ac in town
$69,900
Prd\ate & serene tius 1/2 ac. is located west of LaBelle
in one of the most desirable areas. $59,900
.32 +-. hbuildable lot in the cit:. $49,900
.62 ac +/- Quail Run S/D $45,000
Indian Hills .23 to .50 ac+/ $43,000 to $55,000
.23 +/- ac on Shady Lane in Ortona. $35,000
lMany to choose front - 1/4 +/- ac. lots in Lehigh
Acres, $24,000 and up
.21 +,- ac. Residential lot in Tropical Gulf Acres itn
Pulnt Gorda. Backs up to a c:anal. Priced to sell
$18,400
Wide variety of Ihonesits in all units of Port LaBelle.
Something fori eve ryone - 1 I/ ac. to 1Vi3 +/- ac.
Starting at $6,700.
COMMERCIAI/INDUSTRIAL
Development potential 8.2 +/- ac of high density
future land use. $975,000
1.15 +/- ac of commercial properR. w/Cowboy \Wiay
frontage. $575,000.
4.61 +- ac zoned 1-2. $550,000
Located ole block south of I I\w 80 on Bridge St this
.02 ac parcel has great potential in city limits w\il B-1
zoning. $465,000
ll' ., f.,,, ,". in city limits with B-2 zoning. This
.97 acre parcel is your golden opportunity. Additional
out parcels ad seller financing aslilable $450,000
LAND AND BUILDING ONLY! Great opportunity to
own SR 80 frontage for your business. 1,907 sq. ft. of
showroom and offices, 1,316 sq. ft. \warehouse with
overhead door and office i/ handicapped bath. 320
sq. ft. additional storage. Building could easily be con-
verted into two separate businesses with die drive
thru facilities already in place from previous use.
$425,000
Well established, newer built laundry mat located
south of town on SR 29. Sparkling clean and in a loca-
tion with promising growth. $375,000
Ideal business corner w/potential for growth.
Iv used as attorney's office. 16x12 Storage shed.
Centrally located one block offSR80 & one block from
Hendry Co. Courthouse. $350,000
Business property w/ office on .65+/- ac on Main St.
$299,900
Located in the LaBelle Courthouse business District
just one block north of HWY 80 w/B-I zoning, this
well mainaitined home offers endless possibilities. Call
Now! $185,000

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PRESTIGIOUS HOMESITES
* 7 ac+/- 500+/- of riverfront. Virtually
no corp easement. $1,750,000.
* 5 ac of scenic waterfront w/high ele-
vations. $595,000.
1+/- ac of riverfront. Deep water dock-
age w/large boat dock. $499,900.
* lac on historical Ft. Denaud Rd.
Planted with orange & peach trees.
100 ft on the intracoastal. $395,000.
* Waterfront, one lot off the main chan-
nel, in deed restricted Caloosa Harbor.


$350,000.
* 2 ac in Oak Haven Estates. No impact
fees in Hendry County make this the
right time to buy! $220,000.
* Live Oak Ln. Seconds from town but
feels like miles away. 2 ac with no deed
restrictions. $160,000.
* 5 acs on Case Rd. Can be split into 2
separate homesites. $100,000.
* 1 ac oversized homesite on dead
end street w/cul-de-sac. $74,900.
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233 N. Bridge St On the corner of Bridge St & Washington * 863-675-0500


lUST LISTED! 3Bedroom/2Bath on Rainbow
Circle Large oak tree, Iacks up to greenbelt,fencedl
Iack yarl. Asking $119,900.
RENTALS AVAILABLE (NO PETS)
3/1 MI. IR. BLVD- with Carport - $600/M
1/1/1 S. HICKORY- $600/M
2/1 AVENUE H - Moore Haven - $625/M
1/1 OXBOW DR.- Condo - $625/M


2/2 MARINER CT.- Furnished - $700/M
3/2 DERBY LN - Mobile - $750/M
BRYAN TOWNHOUSES - $750/M
3/2/1 RYE CT - Port LaBelle - $750/M
3/1/1 S.EDGEWATER- $750./M
3/2.5/1 SHOWBOAT PLZ - $800/M
3/2/1 S. EDGEWATER- $800/M
3/2 BLUEBERRY LN - Muse - $800/M
3/2/1 ALBANY RD - Pt. LaBelle - $800/M
3/2 SEMINOLE AVE - Mobile - $850/M
2/2 CONDO - Furnished - Lehigh - $1,000/M
3.3 on RIVER -For Sale Also - $2,000/M


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fireplace, mnasler suite w/ office, covered porch,
and f'ening lfo horses. 'This onei is a seal C1i
only $350,000
* Size will surprise you! 2BR/213 h Iome oni 10+/-
acres is very well kept and iorumer module
home. Features a warmly comlllfortable living room
w/gas lireplace, spacious kitchen, front & real
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tured home on 2.41+/- acres. Ample kitchen,


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* Plenty of roo' for gardening on these
2.29+/- acres with a 3/2 mantuiactured home.
hMolivated seller. $150,000.
* Relax the rural way! Situated on 1.25 acs in
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* Like new Ieautiful 3/2i on 1.34iacres. Secluded
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* nImmaculate 3/2 located outside Clewision.
Ample killchen, spacious ml.ister biredrot11 and
hail. Seller savs mNake oilIeri! $124i,00
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manulalilcturetd home. Plenty of fruit trees and
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* I.t's make a deal! 3 h' eidroom 2 bath hIomeI
features built in cabilnets, 1:aue master bath, spa-
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the rest Iof the house.I Outside you will I'ind a
fenced yard atldi storage shled. $110,000


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ADMINISTRATIVE OPENINGS

US Sugar is coming to Labelle on Saturday, July 19 to
interview candidates with excellent administrative skills.

We are seeking candidates that are proficient in at least
two of the following:

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous office
experience is a big plus along with good organizational
skills.

You may have seen in the news that US Sugar may be
sold to the South Florida Water Management District so
the land can become part of the Everglades restoration.
However, the transition period given to our company is
six years. Therefore, we are still in business as usual for
several more harvesting. In addition, there are propo-
sals for extensive retention bonuses for those employ-
ees who stay until the end. We are currently recruiting
for the following full time positions with benefits.


Please join us Saturday, July 19 from 10:00 to 3:00 at
the Dallas Townsend AG Center, 1085 Pratt Avenue in
Labelle. You may also e-mail or fax your resume to the
below contact info.

Jdooley@ussugar.com
FAX 863-902-2886


HAMPTON CHRYSLER DODGE & JEEP
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Experienced
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Must be motivated, good with people
and ready to work.
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benefits. Fax resume to
(863)983-9604 or apply at:
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Clewiston,FL
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methodology. Must have the ability to use computerized medical record
abstract and encoder, and possess good technical skills.
Full me - Advanced Registered Nurse Pracitioner
(ARNP) (HRCCC LaBelle)
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and the community. The center present operates during the hours of 8am - 8pm
Mo - friday and 8 am- 12 Noon Saturday This position requires flexible
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orally and maintain confidentiality of all patient information. Acute care
hospital experience preferred.
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functions of the housekeeping department to ensure cleanliness and infection
control. Will require work on days and weekends.
ull time - Food Service Director/Clinical Dlettan
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required; Master's Degree preferred. Either registry eligible or a
Registered Dieitian (RD) of the American Dietetic Association
(ADA). Previous clinical dietetic experience In acute care with multi-
ple age groups and previous hospital experience performing clinical
nutrition therapy, assessments and education of patients required. At
least two years food service management experience preferred. Must
possess highly effective interpersonal, written and verbal
communications skills.
Full time - Food Service Aide
Will perform tray set-up and dietary control. Previous experience in
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the land can become part of the Everglades restoration.
However, the transition period given to our company is
six years. Therefore, we are still in business as usual for
several more harvesting. In addition, there are propo-
sals for extensive retention bonuses for those employ-
ees who stay until the end. We are currently recruiting
for the following full time positions with benefits.

Please join us Saturday, July 19 from 10:00 to 3:00 at
the Dallas Townsend AG Center, 1085 Pratt Avenue in
Labelle. You may also e-mail or fax your resume to the
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Babysitting 405
Child Care Needed410
Child Care Offered415
Instruction 420
Services Offered 425
Insurance 430
Medical Servicee435




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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
TUTOR
Tutoring in Word, Excel,
Power Point, Access, in
your home
Will design spread sheets
etc upon request.
Call Lynne at
(863)675-7049



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

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Also do handyman jobs
863)675-1166
863)673-6388



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Excellent rates
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UPHOLSTERY
CLEANING
Powerful deep cleaning
truck mount system
Home Maintenanee & Repairs too
20+ yrs. exp.l/ocally owned & Operated
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encouraged to apply TODAY!


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about specific opportunities available.


Merchandise



Air Conditioners 505
Antiques 510
Appliances 515
Appliance Parts 520
Beauty Supplies 525
Books & Magazines535
Building Materials540
Business Equipment 545
Carpets/Rugs 550
Children's Items 555
China, Glassware, Etc. 560
Clothing 565
Coins/Stamps 570
Collectibles 575
Computer/Video 580
Crafts/Supplies 585
Cruises 590
Drapes, Linens & Fabrics 595
Fireplace Fixture 600
Firewood 605
Furniture 610
Furs 615
Health Reducing
Equipment 620
Heating Equipment/
Supplies 625
Household Items 630
Jewelry 635
Lamps/Lights 640
Luggage 645
Medical Items 650
Miscellaneous 655
Musical Instruments 660
Office Supplies/.
Equipment 665
Pets/Supplies/
Services 670
Photography 675
Plumbing Supplies 680
Pools & Supplies 685
Restaurant
Equipment 690
Satellite 695
Sewing Machines 700
Sporting Goods 705
Stereo Equipment 710
Television/Radio 715
Tickets 720
Toolas 725
Toys 9 Games 730
VCRs 735
Wanted to Buy 740




AIR CONDITIONER - Central
Package Unit, w/heat, 3 ton
York, never installed, $1450
(561)447-2122
CENTRAL AIR UNIT - RHEEM,
3 Ton. 2004 model. Excellent
condition in storage. $800
(863)675-3939 LaBelle
CENTRAL HEAT & AIR UNIT -
Goodman 48k BTU, serviced
every year, like new. $1150
or best offer. (863)763-3932


Black/White Photo- John F.
Kennedy in a limo on a mili-
tary base, 5x7, framed, $500
(863)697-8003 leave msg


Appliances For Sale, Like new,
stove, washer & dryer, $300
for all, or will separate
(863)467-0128
DRYER - Electric. $150
(863)763-4475
DRYER - Roper, good condi-
tion, works great, $100.
(863)885-1161
DRYER, ESTATE - 5 speed,
great condition, $50. Call
863-261-2990
George Foreman family sized
counter top grill, like new, in-
cludes drip trays & cook
book, $30 (863)763-7609
ICE MAKER - Kitchen'Aide,
Stand Alone. Like new! 6
mo. old. White. Paid $1300,
Asking $700 (863)697-1193
MICROWAVE - Stainless Steel,
Large, turn table, inside light
Like new $75 or best offer
(863)763-2763 leave msg
REFRIGERATOR - Side By
Side. $150 (863)675-6685
after 5pm
REFRIGERATOR - side by side
beige, $200 or best offer.
(863)634-3783
REFRIGERATOR - Whirlpool,
top & bottom, excellent con-
dition. $200 (954)675-4814
STOVE - GE White electric
stove en excellent condition.
$150. (863)517-0244
WASHER & DRYER - Frigi-
daire, white, exc. dond.,
$300 for both.
(863)517-0244


WASHER & DRYER - Full size,
Frigidaire, excellent condi-
tion, white. $299 for both
(954)675-4814
WASHER & DRYER - Large
capacity. Heavy duty. Like
new. Excellent condition.
$250. Neg. (863)763-3932
WASHER & DRYER - very
good cond., $200 for set.
will sell sep. (863)675-1664
or (352)-636-1983
WASHER & DRYER - Whirl-
pool, commercial grade, su-
per capacity, $400.
(239)340-6308
WASHERS & DRYERS
STACK UNITS
$95 & up, 1 yr warranty
REFRIGERATORS & STOVES
(239)694-0778



METAL SHED - 4 1/2 x 6.
$100 (863)763-8761
MOWER - Rally mod. CT
1238, engine/trans good.
Needs deck. $100.
(863)675-4851


BICYCLE - Mens 27", Murray,
$25 (863)763-2958



BUILDINGS FOR SALE! "BEAT
NEXT INCREASE!" 20x30x12
$4900. 25x40x14 $7900.
30x50x14 $9085. 35x56x16
$13,200. 40x60x16
$16,900. 50x140x19
$47,600. 60x100x18
$37,000. Pioneer since
1980...(800)668-5422.
SHED- 6 month old, 10x16.
Roll Up Door & Side Door.
$2900 Buyer must move.
(863)677-0977




sheets) 3/4", pre oiled, ve-
neer on one side, $1500 or
best offer (863)824-0480
KITCHEN CABINETS - Like
new 5 Base, 7 Wall. Light
Maple? $350/neg.
(863)763-1673
WINDOWS (6) - Certified, will
pass code. $75 for all, will
sell separately.
(863)763-1521


BABY ITEMS - Crib, stroller,
infant car seat, security gate
& walker, $150 will sell sep.
(863)673-5704
CAR SEATS (2) SAFETY FIRST
brand - excellent condition
have manuals black & gray
$80. (863)467-1897
WHITE CRIB & chest, high-
chair, stroller, baby seat,
youth car seat, etc. $225.
863-763-0141 after 6pm




complete, svc. for 8, serving
bowls, platters, perf. cond.
$1800. 863-467-7718


10 VCR Tapes of the original
Star Trek series some have
never been opened.
$25 863-675-6214
DISH COLLECTION - Avon
Ruby Red Cape Cod collec-
tion. $500 (863)674-0502
HIGHWAY MEN PAINTING -
asking $5000 or best offer
(863)697-2054 after 6pm



DELL P4 - 2.6 ghz, 1 gb ram,
dvd ram, w/new 19" flat-
screen. $385
(863)517-2782
PRINTER/SCANNER/COPIER-
Lexmark 1200 series, new
ink included. $30
(863)675-0957


5 piece dinette set, by Ashley,
oak wood, iron base, Paid
$1400 will sell for $300
(863)357-7265
ARMOIRE & STORAGE UNIT -
large, ebony black, mirrored
front, very classy, $150 or
best offer. (863)234-1435
BABY CRIB - White baby crib
and diaper changer, in excel-
lent condition. $100.
(863)517-0244
BED - King size, good condi-
tion, lots of storage, $500 or
best offer. (863)234-1435
BEDROOM SET - Babcock, 3
pc set, wood. $250
(727)599-3007
CAPT BED - 6 drawers un-
der,bookcase headboard &
footboard w/mattress. Heavy
pine $50 (863)674-0098
CAPTAINS BED - with 6 draw-
ers and bookshelf built in.
Mattress included $45.
(863)801-1551
COMPUTER DESK - large,
$35. (863)824-8703
CORNER COMPUTER DESK -
large, $100 or best offer.
(863)634-3783
COUCH & LOVESEAT - cream


incline, barely used, paid
$1200, asking $300 or best
offer (239)246-9030


CHANDELIAR - 2-chandeliers
look new $50.
(863)763-6959


BEDSIDE COMMODE - Brand
new condition. $35
(863)357-3679
WHEEL CHAIR - Practically
brand new. Asking $100
(863)357-3679
WHEELCHAIR- Merit. Electric.
New condition.
$750 863-983-4940


DINETTE TABLE & 4 CHAIRS -
round, wooden, asking $50
(863)763-8761
DINING ROOM set
Oak/wrought iron table, 4
chairs matching hutch/wine
rack. $800. (863)357-1388
DINING TABLE - Glass Top,
Square w/Black Legs. In-
cludes 3 Green upholstered.
Chairs. $100 (863)612-0647
DINING TABLE - Large, wood,
6 chairs. $250
727-599-3007
DRESSER - 2 large drawers &
2 small drawers, $75 or best
offer. (863)357-3633
ELECTRIC BED - Hospital bed
w/no rails, used for only 2
months. $400
(863)467-0371
END TABLES (4), Coffee Table
& (3) Lamps. $60 for all, will
sep. (863)447-0552
Entertainment Center - 7 ft by
12 ft. pickle wood grain mica
w/ panel doors. Exc. Cond.
$120 Call 863-634-4202
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
Maghony, 6'x40", perfect
cond., incl. 19" TV, $200.
Call 863-675-0410
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -
Solid Oak. Excellent condi-
tion. Several storage compo-
nents. $300 (863)885-1161
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -
solid oak, excellent condi-
tion, $300. (863)675-7555
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER -
upright, asking $50
(863)801-3539
FUTON - oak, with black mat-
tress $100 (863)674-0502
KING SIZE BED- beautiful, with
linens, $300 or best offer
(863)675-2959
LEATHER COUCH - W/match-
ing single leather chair, mod-
ern style, dusty rose, great
cond. $300 (863)675-4098
MATTRESS TOPPER- King
size, 4" feather mattress top-
per with cover, $95
(561)386-0414
OFFICE DESK - 48" W x 32" L,
2 drawers, small flat pencil
drawer, blonde color, very
solid. $85 (239)980-1737
RECLINERS (2) Brown &
Loveseat, Tan. $300 takes
all. (863)675-6685
ROCKER RECLINER - pale
green, good condition, $20
(863)675-0269
ROLL AWAY BED - Excellent
condition, on wheels, folds
up $150 (863)946-3822
oore Haven
ROLL TOP DESK -oak, asking
$50 (863)675-0269
ROUND TABLE, Lazy Susan
center and 6 chairs $600
LaBelle (863) 612-9898
SECTIONAL - 4PC,with dual
recliners, $100
(863)801-3539
Sierra Nevada Pine solid din-
ing table, 6 chairs, rod iron
accents and upholstery on
chairs $450(863)763-3055
SLEEP NUMBER BED - 3000
w/dual controls. $500
(863)675-0273
SLEEPER SOFA - double, ask-
ing $65 (863)214-3850
SOFA SLEEPERS (2) Excellent
shape. $100 for both, will
sep. (863)447-0552
TABLE - 42" glass top Rattan
pedestal table w/4 cain back
chairs, excellent condition.
$50(863)697-1347
TABLE & CHAIRS - 3 chairs, 2
china cabinets, white w/gold
trim. All for $150
(561)790-3681
THOMASVILLE COFFEE TA-
BLE - solid wood, good con-
dition, $75 or best offer
(863)447-0230
WOOD DESK - 33x65, top le-
gal, letter, 2 pull out drawers,
very good shape, $75
(863)675-0186
Find It faster. SB It soon-
er bI the classfleds


BELGIAN BROWNING light 12.
Never fired, excellent condi-
tion $1750.00 LaBelle
(863)612-9898
MAGNUM 357 - Silver han-
dles, 1 owner, 6 bullet barrel.
$1100 or best offer.
(863)763-8289
MATCH TARGET Colt AR15
Will Trade - 24" Bull Barrel
never fired 2x10 Scope
$2000/neg. (772)461-8822
RIFLE - Model 995 High Point,
9 mm, comes w/scope
mounts. $175
(863)699-2971



Do you Experience Anxiety?
There are answers in this
book. Buy and read Self
Analysis by L. Ron Hubbard.
Price $15.00. Hubbard Dia-
netics Foundation
(813)872-0722 - E-mail
cofstampa@gmail.com.
TREADMILL - Image 16.0,
power incline, 5 program,
pulse sensor for heart, folds
up. $200 (863)634-0779
TREADMILL- Sears Best with


ROUTER BIT SET - 35 pc,
new. $60 (863)467-7589
STARTER SET - NAPA tool
set/tool box, NIB 26" metal
tlbx, 100 pc set. $375
(863)467-1891 Iv msg


32 MOVIES + More - Sharp
Hi-Fi Stereo 4 Head VCR 3
years old $50.
(772)461-8822


DVD MOVIES (4) - New, Fac-
tory sealed. $10
(863)675-3032 after 1pm


BB Simon- brown/black gator
skin belt w/ authentic crys-
tals & buckle, 34" $300 neg.
(863)634-9945 or 763-3822
CARPORT - Frame & Canvas.
Big enough for a pickup.
$150 (863)677-1742
Church Pews- 15 in all, wood-
en with top and bottom
cushions, 12 ft. $2,250 or
will separate (863)610-0165
COMPOSTER - Twin barrel on
stand, slightly used. $275
(863)467-1891 Iv msg
w/rtrn number
FORKLIFT -1952 Clark, runs,
needs hydraulic work. $1500
or best offer (863)675-3741
Golf Cart Club Car, good con-
dition, double seats and top,
white, $1300 or best offer
(812)989-3022 anytime
Golf Cart Club Car- White,
Single seat
$800 (863)697-3299
Call For details
Kegerator - Haler Brewmaster
beer dispenser, excellent
condition, $500
(863)634-9945 or 763-3822
PARTY TABLES (10) - white,
fold up & 100 chairs, $800
or best offer. (863)763-8289
STOCK TRAILER - 28 FT
STOCK TRAILER, GOOSE
NECK, GOOD CONDITION
$3,500 CALL 863-357-6642
ANYTIME. $3500/firm.
(863)357-6642
TELESCOPE - large with stand
$100 or best offer.
(863)612-0647


BABY MINI POT
BELLY PIGS
$50 each
(863)983-6771
COCKATIEL - Homebred, ask-
ing $25 (863)634-8863
DOG BOX - Double door, dia-
mond plate top and plywood
bottom, $400. Call
(863) 467-7197
PERSIAN KITTENS - Pure
Bred, Ready by the 1st of
Aug. 1 M, 2 F. Vet checked
w/shots. (863)612-5037
RABBITS - Male & Female,
Breeding pair w/cage & 2 Off
Spring. $150
(863)675-0273


DIGITAL CAMERA / BINOCU-
LAR COMBO - Brand new in
box. $75 or best offer.
(561)248-8100
PROJECTOR - Vintage 16mml,
Revere Brand, good condi-
tion, $75 or best offer
(863)447-0230



GARDEN BATH Tub - This is a
drop in type bath tub. It's
white and in good condition.
$200. (863)763-5994



INDUSTRIAL SIZE DELI MEAT
SLICER - By Globe, asking
$150 or best offer
(863)673-5891


POOL TABLE - Full Size. Good
condition. You move. $300
or best offer. (239)707-3534
LaBelle.
TREE STAND - Summit XPod,
new, never assembled, has
safety harness. $100
(239)225-3282


TELEVISION - 19", Symphon-
ic, color, good picture. $25
(863)634-9316
TELEVISION - 42" Wide format
HDTV Viewsonic NA4251W
$800. (863)357-1388
Television- 57" Sony rear pro-
jection, Good condition w/re-
mote, Silver, Reduced $500
(863)763-2763 leave msg
TV, SONY - 27", with stand.
Paid $700 in 2000, selling
for $150. Call 863-467-7139


COKE ZERO (2) - Daytona, 2
days, 7/4 & 7/5, Roberts
Tower. $300 (863)697-3556
COKE ZERO DAYTONA (4) - 2
days, 7/4 & 7/5, front
stretch, rows 39 & 40. $600
will sell sep (863)261-6849


30 GAL 13hp.air compressor
new must see - Ingersall-
rand tank honda motor. Cell
only available before twelve
midday. S2500/neg.
(863)228-5258
AIR COMPRESSOR - Kohler,
71/2 hp, 2 cyl, 10 gal tank.
$350 (863)699-2971
DRILL BIT -. concrete for Ig.
Bosch hammer drill, 7/8",
brand new, pd $52, sell $20.
(561)573-3499
FUEL TANK - 1000 gallon, no
leaks, good condition, $750.
Call 941-320-4600


LABELLE- DUPLEX, Belmont
St., 3br, Iba, $700/mo. 1st
+ Sec., (863)517-0551


FRASER AVENUE, 3BR/2BA; 3
room A/C; fenced yard w/
shop. Please non-smoking;
no pets; ref's & one year
lease. $700 mo. $700 sec.
863-675-2392
Lovely, Large 3BR/2BA
CBS Home In Port LaBelle
Close to the Middle School
Available 1st week of July
1st month & 1 mo. security
(863)673-0066
WEEKLY $125 TO $175. 2 &
3 bdrm trailers and houses.
Small deposit 675-1614


Agriculture



Christmas Trees 745
Farm Equipment 805
Farm Feed/Products 810
Farm Miscellaneous 815
Farm Produce 820
Farm Services
Offered 825
Farm Supplies/
Services Wanted 830
Fertilizer 835
Horses 840
Landscaping
Supplies 845
Lawn & Garden 850
Livestock 855
Poultry/Supplies 860
Seeds/Plants/
Flowers 865




SAW PALMETTO -Bolita bags
for sale. Call 863-673-5552


COWBOY CHINKS - Brown
Leather. Brand new. $150
(863)287-3540
HARNESS - Standard size
Pleasure Driving, never used,
brown leather. $225 or best
offer (863)675-4098 LaBelle
QUARTER HORSE - 4 yrs
gelded shots not broke
650/or best offer.
(239)222-5710
QUARTER HORSE - 8 yr. old.
mare. Great companion or
trail horse. $1000 or best of-
fer. (863)484-0504
SADDLE - 14/2" Bob Mar-
shall, Treeless, Barrel, Floral
pattern, With silver. Asking
$1250 (863)697-6470
STOCK TRAILER - 24' Goose
Neck, dual axle, $1,100. Call
863-697-3583
WESTERN SADDLE for gaited
horse or wide gullet wanted
863-673-4621



03 MURRAY RIDING MOWER
- 46" Cut Hydro Drive New
belt/blades. $350/neg.
(863)801-1683
ENGINE - Honda, 5 hp, gas,
side shaft. Pull start. Runs
good. $150 (863)697-2032
GARDEN TILLER - MANTIS
TILLER, NEW - $150.
(863)763-5039
GAS CHAIN SAW & WEED
EATER - both work great,
$50 for both or will sell sep-
arate (863)675-8937
JOHN DEERE - Mod 935, 3 cyl
diesel, 5' front mower, runs
good. $3000 or best offer
(863)697-9704
LAWN MOWER - John Deere -
21" 3-speed, self-propelled,
mulching mower w/optional
bag. $100. (239)826-8469
MOWER - 26 HP Diesel Deutz-
Allis with 7 foot King Kutter
finish mower $4000.
(863)357-5837
PATIO FURNITURE - 9 pc.,
Fuchsia Color. Excellent.
cond. Pd $1200, Now $650
(863)467-2112 or 447-1571
RACING LAWN MOWER - Very
fast. Trophy winner. Extra
mowers/eng's/parts. $2800
neg, will sep. 239-218-5917
RIDING MOWER - 4" Cut. Al-
most new, only 11 months
old. 20 hp. Auto. 2 yr. war-
ranty. $800 (239)340-8503
RIDING MOWER - Scag, 52"
Cut, Zero Turn. $3000
(863)517-2077 (LaBelle)
WEEDEATER - Battery, new.
$60 (863)467-7589


Rentals

et, 2 8RE3NT

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



LABELLE - 2br, AC, W/D,
$550/mo. City limits. No
pets. (863)517-0764
LABELLE: Private lbr, furn or
unfurn, $600/mo, inclds satel-
lite TV, W/o, Refrig, new
CA/Heat, (239)370-8532



COMMERCIAL PROPERTY -
510 New Market Rd. Prime
property, vacant lot
(239)357-0951


Colorado Ranch Foreclosures
100 Acres just $59,900 Oth-
er ranches available Year-
round roads, access to
utilities. Excellent Financing
Available. (866)696-5263
X.4289 www.FLIoves-
CO.com.
How about TENNESSEE? For a
list of available lake & moun-
tain homes & properties call
Lakeside Realty toll free @
(888)291-5253 or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
LAKE HOMESITES from
$24,900 Clarks Hill Lake on
GA/SC Border. Excellent fi-
nancing available. Call To-
dayl (877)426-2326 x 4352.


OAK AVENUE - 2BR/1BA Du-
plex, Ig. living rm., fully car-
peted, laundry/storage, city
water & septic, Ig. yard, non-
smkg. env., no pets, ref's &
1 yr. lease, $625 mo. +
$625 sec. (863)675-2392
PORT LABELLE, 2BR, 1.5BA,
single family house, w/gar-
age, $825 mo. plus sec.
dep. 863-634-2975.


ROOMS FOR RENT
PORT LABELLE INN
Refrig, Microwave, Elec,
Cable, Phone & Internet.
$650 plus tax per month
$330 wkly, $59 Daily
Please Call 863-675-4411
1 Oxbow Dr, LaBelle, FL



A LOAD & LOCK STORAGE
The newest storage facility
just 4 mi west of LaBelle
on Hwy 80.
*AC & non AC units,
*all sizes available.
*Alarmed units.
*Security cameras.
*On site manager.
*Area completely fenced.
5775 State Rd 80., LaBelle
(863)674-1876

FORT KNOX
SELF STORAGE
New Ig. units avail.,
air conditioned &
non-air, each unit
alarmed, area
fenced & well lighted,
space for boats,
trailers,
RV & trucks.
Manager on-site,
1025 Commerce Dr.,
LaBelle. 863-675-1025.

LABELLE RENT-A-SPACE
Cowboy Way & Kennedy Blvd.
5'x10' $42.80 mo. incl. tax.
8'x10' $53.50 mo. incl. tax.
10'x10' $58.85 mo. incl. tax.
8'x25' $96.30 mo. incl. tax
24 hr access $25 returnable
key deposit. 863-675-2392



Getaway to Paradise Now
Make it an island resort va-
cation. Save gas & 50% on
Suites & Gulffront Parlors
$135. Limited time offer de-
tails (888)791-0066. Jus-
tLetGo.com/NP
RV sites from $199/wk and
rental units from $750/wk on
private island resort in the
Florida Keys. Call Sunshine
Key at (305)872-2217 or
visit www.RVontheGo.com.
Get a quick response to
any item you may be sell-
In with a classified ad.


Real Estate



Business Places -
Sale 1005
Commercial
Property - Sale 1010
Condos/
Townhouses - Sale 1015
Farms - Sale 1020
Houses - Sale 1025
Hunting Property 1030
Investment
Property - Sale 1035
Land - Sale 1040
Lots - Sale 1045
Open House 1050
Out of State -
Property - Sale 1055
Property Inspection 1060
Real Estate Wanted1065
Resort Property -
Sale 1070
Warehouse Space 1075
Waterfront Property 1080



LaBelle
New Home Buyers
Finish off that purchase
right! Visit White's
Furniture & Appliances
1060 Highway 29
South LaBelle
(863)675-0717.
WELL MAINTAINED 2/1
w/dining rm, perfect starter/re-
tirement home, located in a
cul-de-sac w/fenced in yard,
int recently painted, tile floors
throughout, new furnace Laun-
dry room. (863)885-1317


PORT LABELLE LOTS -
$1000 down, $155 per month,
Owner financed
(305)481-1316
RIVER ACCESS
Just reduced $30,000
Fantastic neighborhood nes-
tled along the river in Historic
Ft Denaud. Secluded entry
thru acres of orange groves.
Deed restricted, Lot is
cleared and partially filled.
Health issue forces sale.
Price $88,000. Call
(239)273-1417 / 287-2215


863-675-8888
TRADE IN your old mobile
home for a new wind zone III
home. No money needed
and low monthly payments
Call (863) 612-6511 or
(863) 675-8888
Used 3/2 Zone III DW $39,900
on your lot or ours. Very low
down payment, easy credit
approval 863-675-8888
WHY RENT...When you can
own your own home. Call for
easy credit approval. Ask for
Lorena at (863) 675-8888
Earn some extra cash.
Sell your used Items In
the classineds


LAKE PROPERTIES FROM
JUST $39,900 Lake Guntprs-
ville, Scottsboro AL. Marina,
gated entrance, u/g utilities.
Buy now, build later! Excel-
lent financing available!
(877)917-5253 x 4270
www.seegpi.com.
NEW ARIZONA LAND RUSH! 1
or 2-1/2 "Football Field"'
Sized Lots! $0 Down. $0 In-
terest. $159-$208 per
month! Money Back Guaran-
tee! (877)466-2104 or
www.sunsiteslandrush.com.
North Georgia Mountain Prop-
erties Visit: www.AS-
D o v er . c o ,
www. FallingWater-
sClub.com, or www.Tranqui-
lityatCartersLake.com
(800)200-7458.
Your new home could be
in today's paper. Have
you looked for t?



-Beautiful Riverfront Lot-
Gated Hidden Hammock
S/D, w/ oak trees,
180' wide, $346,000. Wayne
Switzer, (863)675-3726
Your new car could be In
today's paper. Have you
looked for It?


Mobile Homes



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




MOBILE HOME STEPS - Fiber-
glass, 4 Steps/3x3 landing. 2
hand rails. Okeechobee de-
livery. $200 (863)357-0504
Shop here first!
The classified ads




2004 model, stone fireplace,
storage shed, nice neighbor-
hood. $900. 239-560-4850
LaBelle, 1974 N. Bridge St
1br & 2br avail, $450. mo. &
up. Ref. & Good Credit. Call
863-612-5455.
LABELLE : 2br single wide,
remodeled, oak trees & lg.
deck. $150/wk + $200 dep
863-673-5704
LABELLE - 3BR/2BA, on 2V
acres, fenced, with work-
shop. $700/mo. + dep.
Call 386-776-1789 or
863-675-3064
LaBelle - 3BR/2BA singlewide,
new carpet, a/c, $175 wk. +
$200 dep.(863)
LABELLE- Furn., 3/2 1 acre,
country, water treatment, no
contract, garden tub, screen
porch 954-551-1786
NEWLY REMODLED - 4BR,
2BA on 1/2 acre with lake
view. Call 863-673-0989
PALM DALE - mobile home,
2br, $325/mo + utilities.
(863)673-0955



BANK REPO'S
MOVE TO YOUR LAND
Mobile Home Angels
561-721-2230
CASA MOVIL 3/2 banos,'
14x70 sensia empesando de
36,900. Dobles empesando
de 45,900 (863)675-4848
HAC UN campeo en su casa
movil, tomamos su trailer
por una traila nueva de zona
3 para mas information"
lame 863-675-8888
LABELLE, MOBILE HOME,
2002 on 21/2 acres, fenced,
workshop. $138,000 or best
offer. Call 386-776-
1789 or 863-675-3064
MONTURA, Super Clean, Late
model DW, 1 1/4 acre corner
lot on paved rd. New apple ,
Titled fir., Priced to sell,
won't last long. $94,200.
Owner 863-673-5071
NEW 3br/2ba doublewide on
V2 acre lot. $74,900. Low
down payment. Easy credit
approval. 675-8888
NEW 3br/2ba DW $44,900
incl setup & a/c. Easy fi-
nancing. No money down
with trade-in (863)675-8888
NEW 4br/2ba DW $59,900 in-
cludes setup & a/c. Easy fi-
nancing with low down
payment (863) 675-8888
NEW Homes of Merit. Large
2br/2ba doublewide on '/2
acre lot in excellent setting.
Lease to own, $3,000 dow..
No credit needed. Call Kenny
at 673-4325
NO MONEY DOWN if you have
your own lot. Easy financ-
ing, low monthly payments.
3 and 4 bedroom homes
(863)675-8888
Packete complete casa movil
y terreno 3/2 banos a solo
$74,900. Llama


w/pale pink floral design, rat-
tan, w/coffee & end tables,
$200. (863)467-7659
COUCH & LOVESEAT - like
new, palm tree design, pd
$1600, will sell for $600.
(863)675-1664
Country Oak Dining Room Set-
round or oblong, 6 chairs &
china cabinet, excellent con-
dition $500 (863)763-0416
DESK - 24" W x 96" L, drawer
on left, unit for keyboard,
blonde in color. $85
(239)980-1737
DESK - Antique, wood,
w/chair. $100
(863)634-0779







Caloosa Belle. Thursday. July 10. 2008


Recreation



Boats 3005
Campere/RVs 3010
Jet Skils 3015
Marine Accessories 3020
Marine Miscellaneous 3025
Motorcycles 3030
Sport Vehlcles/ATVs 3035



CELEBRITY , 180 IN-
BOARD/OUTBOARD 1990 -
W/trailer, New Floornew
starterAlternator, Batteries
and More Boat has less then
350 Hours. $4500/neg.
(863)763-1673
GHEENOE CLASSIC -'04 Hon-
da 15hp power tilt, galv trlr,
trolling motor, other extras
$4100 (863)634-0815
ORLANDO CLIPPER FG SKIFF
1965 - '99 15HP Suzuki OB,
troll motor, Gal.trailerBig,
deep, good condition. $795.
(863)801-3081
RIVER BOAT - Richard Colvin
built, 37', perfect live aboard.
$5000 (239)823-2587 or
(863)234-1226
SAIL BOATS - (2) SunFish,
good condition, with trailer,
900 for all or will sell separ-
ate (863)763-8642
SAILBOAT - Irwin 37', 4' draft,
new shaft/prop, needs work,
hull awl griped. $5000
(239)823-2587
ULTRA INBOARD 1973 - 24 ft
Needs new motor has trailer
$1000/or best offer.
(863)546-4482


1992 Yamaha 600- yellow, in-
cludes med. helmet, $1700
or best offer or will trade for
bass boat (863)801-5198
CLASSIC ANTIQUE - Honda
Motorcycle, 360cc, 1974,
3000 miles, like new, $2500
(863)763-8642
HARLEY DAVIDSON 883
Sportster 1995 - Less than
:18K w/extra's. $3700 Call
(863)675-7622 after 3pm
HARLEY DAVIDSON TOPPER
SCOOTER, '60 - $4,000.
(863)467-0789
HONDA CB750 FOUR 77 -
Lots of new parts, asking
$700 or best offer
(863)634-5421
KAWASAKI KX125 '00 - new
motor, chain, sprockets,
tires, clutch, $1800 or best
offer (863)634-6966
SUZUKI 250 OZARK, '04 -
$1500. (863)634-3049
YAMAHA VIRAGO 750, 1995 -
New tires, saddlebags,
$1,800. Call 863-763-3599



GO-CART Select - Adult size,
runs good,with roll cage,
needs tires $400.
4863)763-6959
HONDA 450 FOREMAN 2003 -
27" ITP wheel and tire kit,
winch 78 hours $2500.
(863)801-1683
HONDA DIRTBIKE, '05 - CRF
250R, been in storage less
than 10 hrs., mint cond.,
$3500 neg. (863)697-8056
POLARIS 500 2006 - od green
4x4 cargo box $4800/or
best offer. (239)222-5710
POLARIS RANGER - 6x6, lift
bed, as new condition, New
$13,237, Selling for $8500
(941)320-4600
YAMAHA BEARTRACKER
2004 - Yamaha 4-wheeler,
250cc 2x2, BearTracker
less than 200 miles. Excel-
lent condition. Call anytime
at 870-820-1563. $2500.
(870)820-1563


TRAVEL TRAILER '86 - 24',
Hi-Lo, new carpet, int. re-
modeled, ext. good shape,
$2200 neg. (863)763-8289






Automobiles 4005
Autos Wanted 4010
Classic Cars 4015
Commercial Trucks 4020
Construction
Equipment 4025
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
Vans 4070



1991 Chevy S-10 Pick-up, V6,
5 speed, black, good condi-
tion, $1,100 or best offer
(812)989-3022 anytime
1998 Chevy Pick-up, automat-
ic, Cold A/C, white, good
condition, $2,200
(812)989-3022 anytime


2000 Ford Explorer, power
windows, power locks, stan-
dard transmission, cold A/C,
$1,650 neg. (863)763-0859
BUICK LESABRE '98 - needs
body work, runs good, AC
not working but fixable $700
as is (863)357-2413
BUICK REATTA '90 - Sports
car,2 sweater, black, new
tires, brakes & struts, needs
TLC $950 (863)763-7931
CAMERO RS '86 - V8, needs
fuel pump, $500 or best of-
fer (863)801-9394 after 5pm
CHEVROLET 2500 1998 -
454 big block, cd ,dark
green. ask for Eric $4000/or
est offer. (863)467-0050


PUBLIC NOTICE
The Hendry County Housing Authority
Notice of Ooeninn and Clsin o s WaIno List Ranflom Drawing for
Sectiona8Hosng Choice Voucher iHCVl,

Applicats already on walling lists for other Housing Assistance Prorams must ap-
ply separately for this program and such applicants will not lose their place on
otler wailing lists when they apply for the Hendry County Housing Authorities
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
To be elingble to apolv the individual or family must fall within the Maximum annual
gross income limits set forth below:
1 person $9500 2 person $10,900 3 person $12,250 4 person $13,600
person $14,700 person $15,800 person $16,850 person $17,950
Pre-Applications will be available for pick up starting the pning date of day
July 22. 2008 and Wednesday July 23. 2008 from 9:00 am till 1:00 am aI the
Clewiston Social Seruic Ofice local at 100 E. El Paso I old health department
Sand Labelle Social Services Ohice located at 165 South Lee Street, Completed
Pre-Ana tins will be accepted Thursday July 24. 2008 Friday Julv 25.20t
from am till 1:00 the Clewistn Lanelle Social Services offices. The
deadline is Frida July 25. 2008 at 1:00 om. NO EXCEPTIONS,
Applicants with a disability may request a pre-application by calling the Clewiston
Social Services office at 863-983-1469 or Labelle Social Services Office at
863-675-5356 starting on day July 14. 2008 and Tuesday July 15 200
ONLY from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 RM. AOplicants with a dIsabiliv will be mailed
Pre-Aplication alone with an addressed return envelope to the Hendrv County
Housing Authority
Anpplicantds with disailittes mo return comlted ore-A slicatn mail ost
marked no later than i ta s Reular o Cera
ied Ml. Any applications postmarked after Friday. July 25.2008 will not be ac-
cepted and considered void. Applications marked by Friday July 25.2008 will
be accepted through Friday August.2008.
When you turn In your pre-appllcation you will be provided with a two part ticket,
one part for you and one part the Hendry County Housing Authority. A random
drawing will take place In early August. The first 50 tickets drawn out of all
tickets received will be placed on the waiting list. All applicants will be notified
by mail if they are or are not being placed on the waiting list.
U.S. Department of Housin and Urban Development
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988)
It is illegal to Discriminate Against Any Person Because of
EALOUSNG Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Handicap, Familial Status,
OPPORTUNITY or National Origin.
277065 CB/CGS 7/10,17/08

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PORT LABELLE UTILITY ADVISORY BOARD
Notice is hereby given that the Port LaBelle Utility Advisory Board will hold a meeting
Monday, July 21, 2008, at 1:00 RM., at the Hendry County Courthouse, 25 East
Hickpoochee Avenue, Commission Chambers, LaBelle, noida. The meeting is
open to the public. The meeting site is accessible by the disabled.
If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter consid
ered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, tor
such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based,
Port LaBelle Advisory Committee
George Oavis
280543 CB/CN 7/10/08


LINCOLN, '94- 108k ml., a/c, WHEELS - Chevy Silverado,
radio, tires fair, good condi- ew slotted ray steel,16"
tion, $2500. (863)763-8391 8 lug center caps & lug
MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE 1997 - nuts, 200. (561)573-3499
New transmission, new bat-
tery, new starter - needs en-
gine work. $500.
(863)357-2195 CHEVY 3500 '92 - cab &
MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE RS '00 chassis new tires, runs
- 105k mi, white, 18 rims. great, $2000 or best offer
$3400 or best offer (863)673-3076
(863)634-8735 DODGE 1500 '99 - Quad cab,
PONTIAC SUNFIRE '96 - 4 cyl, 5.9 motor, 2wd, auto, 124K,
5 spd, good on gas, runs needs AC work, chrome tool
great. $1800 or best offer box $3000 (863)801-5801
(863)634-3038
863)634-FORD 150 PU '93 - crew cab,
'C s ic a runs exc. & looks good, 3
tool boxes, 5sp. 4wd, a/c,
GMC 2500 1968 - 350 V8 S6, $1600 (863)763-6216
with RV cam, 4 spd, no bed,
runs great $1300/or best of- FORD RANGER 1988, Did run.
fer. (863)697-3865 Needs starter, or great for
parts. Selling due to health
u $300 Firm. (863)467-8114
FORD RANGER SUPERCAB
1989 - speed 2.3L eng
CHE SILVERADO,93 - 4x4, Runs Good $1000/or best
needs.. work, $1500. offer.(239)503-7653
'(863)634-3049
FORD F150 1994 - 4x4, Ext. MAZDA B3000 PICK UP '94 -
Cab, Small V8. Good condi- V6, manual trans, extended
tion. $3500 or best offer. cab. $500 or best offer
(863)675-1816 after 5pm. (239)369-4235
H DTOYOTA TUNDRA 2000 -
Needs rear end. 4-wd, auto.
V-8, a/c $1800.
FORD 600 WATER TRUCK '78 (863)673-9202
3500 gal Poly Tank, 360
gas, 5 speed, single ax- SIUl
le,$4950 (239)895-7298
FORD BRONCO 11 1990, Cold
4 A/C. Runs good. $1200 or
best offer. (239)324-2148
1993 Chevy Camero driver
side airbag, $300 JEEP CHEROKEE '91- 3 1/2
(863)763-7609 lift, manual trans, '05 4.0 en-
gine not in, fair condition.
ALUM TRUCK FUEL TANK - $800 (239)369-4235
75 gallon, w/filter, meter. &
elec pump, new cost $950, , li lI
selling $550 (941)320-4600
CAMPER TOP - White Fiber- ENCLOSED TRAILER - 6x12,
glass. Fits full size Ford Pace, white, side door,
F-150. in LaBelle $250. ramp, 3 level shelves, $2400
(863)674-0825 neg. (863)763-8289
CAR DOLLY - New tires & MOTORCYCLE TRAILER - Sin-
wheels, new fenders, lights, gle track w/ramp, new wheel
straps & fresh paint. $750 or bearings, tires & running
best offer (863)697-9704 lights. $325 (863)805-2869
CHEVY MOTOR '98 - 5.7 Lite REESE HITCH - Trailr hitch
Vortec, fits '96-'99 w/out for full size pick up. Excellent
modification, only 50k miles. o f s pic up
$900 (863)801-3885 (863)7632692 $50.
DEISEL INJECTORS 6) Bosch,
for 300-315 hp Dodge
Truck/Marine Engine. New.
$325 for all. (863)610-1120 CHEVY VAN '86 - white, short,
DODGE RUNNING GEAR - V6, Auto Zone rebuilt trans,
355 gears, � ton, 33" mud good tires, good work van,
tires & Tractor tires, $500 $800 (863)253-1777
will sell sep. (863)763-8085 CHEV VAN G20, '90 - runs
FRAME/RUNNING GEAR - good, seats 12-14 passen-
Dodge Ramcharger 1/2 ton, gers, $1250 or best offer.
frame/axles $800/or best (863)763-1358
offer. (863)697-3865
GMC HIGH TOP VAN 1986 -
MAG RIMS - for Chevy, Sleeps 4 or would make a
chrome, 15", $150 or best great work van. $2100
offer. (863)763-1358 . (863)599-1290 Clewiston
OIL COOLER - Complete kit,
Universal with all adaptors, KIA SEDONA 2002 - Green,
new in box. Pd, $150, asking Asking $2500 or best offer.
$60. Call 863-610-1120 (863)675-7878
READING UTIL BED - truck KIA SEDONA EX 2002 - As-is,
bed, 12ft, $1500 or best of- 1 owner $2500/or best of-
fer (863)673-3076 fer. (863)675-7878
RIMS & TIRES - fits '04 Ford
F150, 6 lug, 285/60/18, Ea- .IA Nl!
Dle alloy rims, Nitto tires,
$250. (863)634-9696 P
RIMS & TIRES - Venentti, _ ___ ___
w/like new tires, 5 lug, $350
(863)634-9696


RIMS & TIRES 20" Chrome - P' public Notice 5005
Came off of 05 F-150 State Public -
$1700/or best offer. Legal Notice' 5500
(239)503-5742
TECUMSEH ENGINE - 6.25 r
hp, can see it run. $75
(863)763-0625
TIRES (4) - Pirelll 225/6018, NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
asking $50 (863)763-8980 The Port LaBelle Community Delop.
TRANSFER TANK - 100 gallon meant Distrct Parks and Recreation
Advisory Board will hold a meeting
diesel, fits full size long bed on Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at
truck, L-shaped, exc cond. 6:00 RM. at the office of the Dis-
$475 (863)634-1479 trct located at 3293 Dellwood Ter
race, Port LaBelle, Florida. The
TRANSMISSION - '05 4L60E, purpose of this meeting is to orga-
nize elect a chairman, and conduct
4x4, overhauled, $800 or routine business which may require
best offer. (863)467-8856 action by the Board,
TRUCK JACK - Hi-Lift, Model This meeting is open to the public.
HL484, max. load 4660 Ibs. Lester B. Baird, Sr.
Brand New. Pd $105, asking GeneralManager
$80. 305-879-0895, LaBelle 281684 CB/CGS 7/10/08


LMS CROP program celebrates



successful year at theatre


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
HENRY COUNTY TOURIST
DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
Nolice is Iereby 0ive lin t tie Honidry
County Tourist Dovelorpluent Coun-
cil will oldt a regular mleellng at
4:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2008.
at Ill Hendry County Administration
Ollice, stall 'conference room
A-11,8 165 S. Lee Street, LaBelle,
FL. This meelling s open to the
public. The meeting site is ac-
cessible by the disabled,
Hendry County
Tourist Development Council
W.T "Bill" Maddox, Jr., Chairman
281346 CB/CN 7/10/08
PUBLIC NOTICE
CHANCE'S TOWING & RECOVERY WILL
SELL THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES BY
AUCTION @ 210 N. INDUSTRIAL
LOOP LABELLE, FL. 33935 ON THE
FOLLOWING DATES DUE TO NON-
PAYMENT FOR TOWING AND STOR-
AGE CHARGES. PURSUANT TO SUB
SECTION 713.78 OF THE FLA. STAT-
UE. CHANCE'S TOWING & RECOVERY
RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT OR
REJECT ANY AND/OR ALL BIDS.
JULY 23, 2008 @ 8:00AM
1995 KIA VIN#KNDJA7239S5509009
281760 CB 7/10/08


On Tuesday evening, May 21, 14
LMS CROP (College Reach-Out Pro-
gram) members traveled from LMS
to the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
in Fort Myers for the annual CROP
Middle Schools Awards Ceremony.
Each member also brought a guest,
which included some family mem-
bers, friends and fellow classmates,
together with CROP Advisor Connie
Carter and LMS Teacher Craig Me-
hlenbacher.
This event was to celebrate the
successful year of the twelve middle
school CROP groups in Lee, Collier and
Hendry Counties, and was hosted by
FGCU's Office of Outreach Programs.
This FGCU office provides assistance
and support to underrepresented stu-
dents, and facilitates their participa-
tion and success in post-secondary
education. We are proud that both
Dr. Sally Berg, Hendry County School
Board and Mr. Thomas Conner, Su-
perintendent of Hendry County Pub-
lic Schools, serve as members of the
CROP Advisory Committee for FGCU.
Dr. Berg also works tirelessly as Com-
munity Liaison for College Reach-Out
Program and PSEP/Scholars Club for
FGCU, and was instrumental in bring-
ing the College Reach-Out Program
to Hendry County this year. Mr. Con-
ner has also provided strong support
for the new CROP groups in Hendry


County this year, including being a
sponsor for this 2007-2008 Annual
Recognition Awards Ceremony. Mr.
Conner states "The goals of CROP
and Scholars Club coincide well with
the mission of our schools which is to
provide quality educational opportu-
nities which maximize our students'
academic growth and achievement."
After arriving at Broadway Palm
Dinner Theatre, everyone was treated
to a lovely buffet dinner before the
evening's program began. Support-
ers (including Mr. Conner) were rec-
ognized, program highlights of the
year were announced, and the school
principals were also recognized. The
LaBelle students were delighted that
their Assistant Principal Mr. Marcus
Jenkins was there on behalf of Prin-
cipal Gary White to represent LMS.
The keynote address, delivered by Ms.
Cheryl Seals-Gonzalez, Director of
Equity and Compliance at FGCU, was
rousing and inspirational, and then
the Awards Ceremory began.
The first awards given were to
Most Improved CROP Students, those
children who had worked hard to im-
prove either grades or overall attitude.
The LMS students who were honored
with this award were seventh grad-
ers Nurielis Vasquez and Brandon
Bahamundi. The second category of
awards was Most Outstanding CROP


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Submitted photo/LMS


LMS CROP members, with guests, at awards ceremony held May 21, in Ft. Myers.


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Submitted photos/LMS Submitted photo/LM!
Nurlelis Vasquez and Brandon Bahamundi were Josue Gonzalez and Christy Green were two LM!
selected as the LMS CROP most improved, chosen as CROP most outstanding students.


Red Cross offering health/safety classes


The American Red Cross Greater
Palm Beach Area Chapter, Glades
Area Branch, is planning a number
of health and safety classes. The
schedule for July through December
is as follows:

Adult CPR/AED & First Aid
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $35.
Wednesday, Aug. 6 Clewiston
Youth Center
Wednesday, Sept. 3 LaBelle Fire
Dept.
Wednesday, Oct. 8 South Bay
Branch Office Wednesday,
Nov 5 Clewiston Youth Center
Wednesday,
Dec 3 LaBelle Fire Dept.


Child/Infant CPR & First Aid-


9 a.m. to 4 p


Wednesday,
Youth Center
Wednesday,
Branch Office
Wednesday,
Youth Center
Wednesday,
Dept.
Wednesday,
Branch Office
Wednesday,
Youth Center


Wednesday, July 16 South Bay Of-


p.m. Cost is $35 fice
July 9.m. Cost is $35 Wednesday, 'July 23 LaBelle Fire
July 9 Clewiston ,nt.


Aug. 13 South Bay

Sept. 10 Clewiston

Oct. 15 LaBelle Fire

Nov. 12 South Bay

Dec. 10 Clewiston


Adult, Child/Infant
CPR & First Aid
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $45.


Wednesday, Aug. 20 Clewiston
Youth Center
Wednesday, Aug. 27 LaBelle Fire


Dept.
Wednesday,
Branch Office
Wednesday,
Youth Center
Wednesday,


Sept. 17 South Bay

Oct. 22 Clewiston

Nov. 19 LaBelle Fire


Dept.
Wednesday, Dec. 17 South Bay
Branch Office
You must pre-register for each
class. Call to register: 1-888-237-7408.
If there is no answer leave message
and return number.


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Caloosa Belle/Patty Brant

Hot dog!
Victor Adame, loan officer and hot dog chef at Florida Community
Bank, may have had the hottest job at the banks annual Fourth of
July Customer Appreciation Barbecue July 3, but he wasn't com-
plaining. He just kept throwing more dogs on the grill as folks en-
joyed the treat.


makes identify

trees easy

The Arbor Day Foundation is offer-
ing a new tree identification guidebook
that is now easier to use, and will help
an average person identify trees in a
simple, step-by-step process.
What Tree Is That? now features
full-color, hand-drawn botanical il-
lustrations of the distinctive charac-
teristics of America's most popular
trees. Recreational and professional
arborists alike have called this pocket
field guide one of the most user-friend-
ly resources to have at their fingertips.
Its beautiful illustrations are in precise
detail to depict natural colors, shapes,
and textures, so users can make a
positive species identification in just a
few easy steps.
To obtain a new, full-color tree-
identification guide, send your name
and address and $5 for each guide to
What Tree Is That?, Arbor Day Foun-
dation, Nebraska City, NE 68410. You
can also order, the book online at
www.arborday.org.


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Students, specifically members who
had excellent attendance at meetings
and organized and/or participated in
most (if not all) CROP activities at their
school. From LaBelle Middle, these
two students worked hard to earn this
award: seventh grader Josue Gonza-
lez and eighth grader, Christy Green.
Following the individual awards it
was time for school awards, and the
LMS group was thrilled when it was
announced they received the Most
Outstanding New CROP Program for
2007-2008! All the members received
pendants and the school received a
beautiful silver platter, which will be
proudly displayed in the new LMS Ad-
ministration Building.
Closing remarks wrapped up the
evening and everyone climbed on
the bus for the trip back to LaBelle.
The community support for this LMS
group was evident even when they
arrived back at LMS about 9:30 p.m.,
as the Hendry County Sheriff's Office
provided a deputy on site to insure
that everyone would be safe while
waiting for rides,home. It was a long
but exhilarating evening, a fabulous
culmination to a great first year for
the CROP members at LaBelle Middle
School. Students came home with
many ideas on how to make the 2008-
2009 LMS College Reach-Out Program
even better!


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Caloosa Belle/Nick Proverbs
Slithery, slimy jelly bean spitting - what could be more fun?
These kids demonstrate just the right techniques for maxi-
mum distance.


Caloosa Belle/Nick Proverbs Caloosa Belle/Nick Proverbs
It was the girls against the guys as Florida Community Bank's All's fair in love and watermelon eating contests. This little
raft $$Double Dollars, beat out the Kiwanis Club's The Little girl apparently found stuffing the sweet drippy stuff into her
Dinghy That Could in the Fourth of July Raft Race. ? mouth gave her an edge on the competition.


Spirits high for annual celebration


Caloosa Belle/Nick Proverbs
Hula hooping - nobody does it better than LaBelle kids! The
gazebo in Barron Park is the perfect place and Fourth of July
the perfect time to get your groove down pat.


Ave Maria


accredited
AVE MARIA, Fla. - (June 19,
2008) - The American Academy
for Liberal Education (AALE), a
national accreditor of liberal arts
colleges, located in Washington,
DC, granted accreditation to Ave
Maria University (AMU), thus
rendering AMU a fully accredited
institution of higher education
that offers quality baccalaureate
degree programs in the liberal
arts and sciences. The announce-
ment was made by AMU Chan-
cellor, Thomas S. Monaghan.
"This is a significant day for the
University as we receive accredi-
tation from AALE," Monaghan
said. "This affirmation of our
strong commitment to providing
our students with a rigorous and
well rounded liberal arts educa-
tion is another step in our growth
as a university. I am grateful to
our faculty, staff and administra-
tion for their diligence exhibited
throughout the accreditation pro-
cess."
As an AALE accredited institu-
tion, AMU is recognized as having
institutional integrity and a strong
commitment to liberal education.
Membership certifies that the
university meets or exceeds the
Academy's independently estab-
lished Education Standards which
require students to complete de-
manding core studies in the arts,
sciences, and humanities taught
by senior as well as junior faculty.
AALE's Education Standards
provide stakeholders in higher
education, including parents and
prospective students, with a clear
means for identifying' curricula
with a focused, well-articulated
core of languages, history, math-
ematics, science, literature, phi-
losophy, and other elements of a
liberal education.
"We are very proud of the edu-
cation that we offer at Ave Maria
University, and we are pleased
that the AALE has recognized the
hard work and dedication that
has gone into developing this
strong academic program," said
Ave Maria University President,
Nicholas J. Healy. "An Ave Ma-
ria degree has always stood for
outstanding quality of Catholic
liberal arts education. Our gradu-
ates are prepared to be among
the intellectual leaders of the 21st
Century.
"I am personally grateful to
the AALE for its efforts and due
diligence," Healy continued. "Ave
Maria is committed to building
a university that will earn a con-
tinued reputation for excellent
teaching, cutting-edge research,
and joyful fidelity to the Magiste-
rium of the Catholic Church."
AMU has a well-rounded
liberal arts education program
offering majors in Biology, Clas-
sics & Early Christian Literature,
Economics, History, Literature,
Mathematics, Philosophy, Politics,
Sacred Music and Theology.


By Patty Brant
Caloosa Belle
Except for a short downpour,
Mother Nature smiled on La-
Belle's Fourth of July festivities
in Barron Park. The gullywasher
washed away the chalk markings
for the cupcake walk but didn't
dampen any spirits. When it was
all over, the games went on as
planned. In the meantime, folks
just watched the water fall as
they ate under the protection of
the pavilion.
The small but enthusiastic
raft race went as scheduled at
5 p.m. with The Little Dinghy
That Could, launched by the La-
Belle Kiwanis Club, matched up
against the Florida Community
Bank entry, $$ Double Dollars.
Matt Soud and Roy Campbell co-
captained the Little Dinghy and
Becky Connell was captain for
the five-member crew of the $$
Double Dollars.
The $$ Double Dollars had
the Little Dinghy out-gunned
with two paddlers on board and
three swimmers in the water and
took the gold in a hard-fought
struggle.


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Main Street in LaBelle. Excellent
location. Aprox. 3700 sq. ft. May be
leased as one office or split as two
offices of aprox. 1800 sq. ft. The
north side consists of 5 offices, 2
bathrooms, 1 library, I kitchen. The
south side consists of 1 lobby,3
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Then kids had a ball hula
hooping, stuffing watermelon into
their mouths as fast as possible,
putting their all into the jelly bean
spitting contest and the clothing
relay race. Folks from Christ Cen-
tral Church helped keep things
moving with lots of games.
A tribute to the two young men
from LaBelle who died in service
to their country gave the Indepen-


dence Day celebration a special
meaning. USMC Staff Sgt. Chris
Strickland, was killed in Afghani-
stan June 25, and Army Chief
Warrant Officer Robert Charles
Hammett Jr., died in Iraq June
24, The crowd stood as the young
men were honored with a 21-gun
salute and Taps. Mayor Paul Pu-
letti read a proclamation from the
City naming July 26 Robert Ham-


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6 OAK COVERED ACRES on Sunset Trail, Muse. Seller financ-
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mett and Chris Strickland Day in
honor of their sacrifice and that of
all those who answer the call to
duty. DAV Chapter 144, American
Legion Post 130 and VFW Post.
10100 honored them with a 21-
gun salute.
As always, the fireworks dis-
play added the grand finale - the
perfect touch for a traditional In-
dependence Day celebration.


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